I'm an Assistant Professor at the Department of CS of the University of Chile, head of the PRISMA research group and Young Researcher of the CIWS. I was also an associated Researcher at Yahoo! Labs Santiago until 2014.

I'm interested in everything that is Web research: IR, data mining, social media analysis, query log analysis, multimedia and privacy preservation in data mining. 


  • PhD in Computer Science, U. Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain (Oct. 2009)
  • MSc, CS Engineer and Bachelor in Computer Science, U. of Chile, Santiago, Chile (2005, 2004, 2001)
Conference PC Member
  • WSDM
  • CIKM
  • ECIR
  • GHC

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Ph.D. Thesis

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Journal Papers 

Conference & Workshop Papers

  • D. Nettleton, B. Poblete. Técnicas Difusas y No-Difusas para el Clustering del Contenido de Páginas de un Sitio Web. XIII Congreso Español sobre Tecnologías y Lógica Fuzzy, Ciudad Real. 2006. (In Spanish).
  • R. Baeza-Yates, B. Poblete: Una herramienta de minería de consultas para el diseño del contenido y la estructura de un sitio Web. III Taller de Minería de Datos y Aprendizaje (TAMIDA), pp. 39-48. September 2005 (In Spanish).
  • G. Boleda, S. Bott, B. Poblete, C. Castillo, M.E. Fuenmayor, T. Badia, V. López. CuCWeb, un corpus del català construït a partir de la web. Congrés Societat del Coneixement. Barcelona, España, 2004. (In Catalan).
  • Ricardo A. Baeza-Yates, Barbara Poblete, Felipe Saint-Jean: Evolución de la Web Chilena 2002-2003. JCC2003, Chillan. Chile. (In Spanish).

MSc. Thesis

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Last update: April 29, 2015.