Diego Faria

Activity: Former Collaborator
Telephone: 239796206
Email: diego@isr.uc.pt
Webpage


 http://orcid.org/0000-0002-2771-1713
 
Diego Resende Faria is a Ph.D. student at the University of Coimbra, Portugal. He is Researcher at the Institute of Systems and Robotics - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering - University of Coimbra. He is under the supervision of Prof. Jorge Dias (advisor) and Prof. Jorge Lobo (co-advisor). He is sponsored by a Ph.D. scholarship from the Portuguese Foundation for Technology and Sciences.

He has graduated in Information Systems Technology in 2000 and has finished a Computer Science Specialisation Course in 2002 at the State University of Londrina, Brazil. He holds an M.Sc. degree in Computer Science from the Federal University of Parana, Brazil, since 2005.

Currently, Diego Faria is collaborating as researcher on the European Project HANDLE within the 7º framework FP7. His research interest is Robotic Grasping, Multimodal Perception, Imitation Learning, Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition.

Publications

2014 . 2012 . 2011 . 2010 . 2009 . 2008 . 2007 .

2014

International Journals

D. R. Faria, P. Trindade, J. Lobo, J. Dias - "Knowledge-based Reasoning from Human Grasp Demonstrations for Robot Grasp Synthesis". Robotics and Autonomous Systems, ISSN 0921-8890, 2014. |  
DOI: 10.1016/j.robot.2014.02.003


PhD thesis

Diego Faria - "Probabilistic Learning of Human Manipulation of Objects towards Autonomous Robotic Grasping". Ph.D. thesis, Supervisor: Prof. Jorge Dias, Co-Supervisor: Prof. Jorge Lobo, University of Coimbra, Apr. 2014 |  
HANDLE: http://hdl.handle.net/10316/24557


2012

International Journals

D. R. Faria, R. Martins, J. Lobo, J. Dias - "Extracting Data from Human Manipulation of Objects Towards Improving Autonomous Robotic Grasping" - Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Elsevier: Special Issue on Autonomous Grasping, Volume 60, Issue 3, Pages 396–410, March 2012. |  
DOI: 10.1016/j.robot.2011.07.020 | Impact Factor
CITATIONS: Google Scholar: 14 ; Web Of Science: 5 ; Scopus: 7


Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

D. R. Faria, J. Lobo, J. Dias - "Identifying Objects from Hand Configurations during In-hand Exploration". In proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Information Integration (MFI 2012), Hamburg, September, 2012. |  
DOI: 10.1109/MFI.2012.6343033


D. R. Faria, R. Martins, J. Lobo, J. Dias - "A Probabilistic Framework to Detect Suitable Grasping Regions on Objects". In 10th IFAC Symposium on Robot Control (SYROCO 2012), Dubrovnik, Croatia, September, 2012. |  
DOI: 10.3182/20120905-3-HR-2030.00090


R. Martins, D. R. Faria, J. Dias - "Representation framework of perceived object softness characteristics for active robotic hand exploration". In Proceedings of 7th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human Robot Interaction (HRI2012) - Workshop on Advances in Tactile Sensing and Touch based Human-Robot Interaction, Boston, USA, March 5-8, 2012 |  


J. Hosseini, D. R. Faria, J. Lobo, J. Dias, "Probabilistic Classification of Grasping Behaviors using Visuo-haptic Perception". In Proceedings of the 3rd Doctoral Conference on Computing, Electrical and Industrial Systems (DoCEIS'12), Costa da Caparica, Lisbon, Portugal, February, 2012. |  
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-28255-3_26


2011

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

D. R. Faria, R. Martins, J. Lobo, J. Dias. "Manipulative Tasks Identification by Learning and Generalizing Hand Motions". In DoCEIS'11 - 2nd Doctoral Conference on Computing, Electrical and Industrial Systems. Costa da Caparica - Portugal, February, 2011 |  
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-19170-1_19
CITATIONS: Google Scholar: 2


2010

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

R. Martins, D. R. Faria, J. Dias - Symbolic Level Generalization of In-hand Manipulation Tasks from Human Demonstrations using Tactile Data Information - to appear in IEEE/RSJ IROS'2010: Workshop on Grasping Planning and Task Learning by Imitation, Taipei, Taiwan - October 2010. |  
CITATIONS: Google Scholar: 4


D. R. Faria, R. Martins, J. Dias - Learning Motion Patterns from Multiple Observations along the Actions Phases of Manipulative Tasks - to appear in IEEE/RSJ IROS'2010: Workshop on Grasping Planning and Task Learning by Imitation, Taipei, Taiwan - October 2010.  |  
CITATIONS: Google Scholar: 1


D. R. Faria, R. Martins, J. Dias - Grasp Exploration for 3D Object Shape Representation using Probailistic Map - In Proceedings of the DoCEIS'10 - Doctoral Conference on Computing, Electrical and Industrial Systems. Lisbon, February, 2010. Springer - ISBN 978-3-642-11627-8 |  
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-11628-5_23
CITATIONS: Google Scholar: 2


D. R. Faria, R. Martins, J. Lobo, J. Dias - Probabilistic Representation of 3D Object Shape by In-Hand Exploration - in Proceedings of The 2010 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS'10, pp. 1560-1565 - Taipei, Taiwan - October 2010 |  
DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2010.5649286
CITATIONS: Google Scholar: 6


2009

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

D. R. Faria and Jorge Dias. "3D Hand Trajectory Segmentation by Curvatures and Hand Orientation for Classification through a Probabilistic Approach". In Proceedings of The 2009 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS'09, St. Louis, MO, USA - October 2009. |  
DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2009.5354792
CITATIONS: Google Scholar: 13 ; Web Of Science: 1


D. R. Faria, José Prado, Paulo Drews Jr. and Jorge Dias. "Object Shape Retrieval through Grasping Exploration". In Proc.of 4th European Conference on Mobile Robots, ECMR'09, Mlini/Dubrovnik, Croatia, September 2009. |  
CITATIONS: Google Scholar: 2


D. R. Faria, R. Martins, J. Dias - Human reach-to-grasp generalization strategies: a Bayesian approach - Workshop at Robotics: Science and Systems 2009, Workshop: "Understanding the Human Hand for Advancing Robotic Manipulation" - Jully 28, 2009 - Dillon Eng Seattle, WA, USA |  


D. R. Faria, H. Aliakbarpour, J. Dias - Grasping Movements Recognition in 3D Space Using a Bayesian Approach - Proceedings of the ICAR 2009 - 14th International Conference on Advanced Robotics - Munich, Germany, June 22-26, 2009 |  
CITATIONS: Google Scholar: 7


2008

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

D. R. Faria and Jorge Dias "Hand Trajectory Segmentation and Classification Using Bayesian Techniques"
Workshop on "Grasp and Task Learning by Imitation"
2008 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems
Acropolis Convention Center, Nice, France
Sept, 22-26, 2008 |  
CITATIONS: Google Scholar: 3


2007

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

C. Simplício, D. R. Faria, J. Dias - 3D Photo-realistic talking head for human-robot interaction - VR@P 2007 - 3rd International Conference on Advanced Research in Virtual and Rapid Prototyping, ESTG-Leiria, 24-29 Setembro de 2007 Publicado em: Virtual and Rapid Manufacturing – Bártolo et. Al. (eds), 2008 Taylor & Francis Group, London, UK, ISBN 13: 978-0-415-41602-3 |  


J. Dias, C. Simplicio, D. R. Faria - 3D Photo-realistic talking head for human-robot interaction - Proceedings of the 3rd Internacional Conference on Advanced Research in Virtual and Rapid Prototyping, Leiria, Portugal, 24 to 29 September, 2007 |