Luís Santos

Activity: Postdoctoral Researcher
Email: luis@isr.uc.pt
Webpage




 http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5478-3563
 

Luís Santos holds a PhD from the University of Coimbra (UC), Portugal. He is currently an Invited Researcher at University of Coimbra and is acting as a Project and Technical Manager for the H2020 GrowMeUp Project (GA 643647 www.growmeup.eu).

He held a postdoctoral position at the Institute of Systems and Robotics of the University of Coimbra from October 2014 to March 2015. He acted as a seconded researcher from the UC to a company, Citard Services Ltd., within the scope of the Marie Curie IAPP Project Social Robot (GA 285870 - http://mrl.isr.uc.pt/projects/socialrobot), till the 30th of September, 2014. He holds a Pre-Bologna M.Sc. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering, specialization in Robotics and Automation by the Faculty of Science and Technology from the University of Coimbra. He worked as researcher in the area of human-robot interaction and action recognition using Laban Movement Analysis, within the BACS European Project from November 2007 to February 2010. His current research topics mainly focus on machine learning methods for autonomous cognitive systems and human motion analysis towards end-user applications. 

Current Projects

Publications

2017 . 2016 . 2015 . 2014 . 2013 . 2012 . 2011 . 2010 . 2009 . 2008 .

2017

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

Carina Dantas, Pedro Balhau, Ana Jegundo, Luís Santos, Christophoros Christophorou, Cindy Wings, João Quintas, Eleni Christodoulou , “Verification Methodology of Ethical compliance for users, researchers and developers of Personal Care Robots”. Accepted for publication on the proceedings of the WorldCist'17 - 5th World Conference on Information Systems and Technologies (april 2017) [Accepted]


2016

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

Luís Santos and Jorge Dias, User Routine Model using a Cloud-Connected Social Robot, 5th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Networking |  


Georgiadis D., Christophorou C., Kleanthous S., Andreou P., Santos L., Christodoulou E., Samaras G. - ”A Robotic Cloud Ecosystem for Elderly Care and Ageing Well: The GrowMeUp Approach”, in MEDICON 2016.


Martins, G. S., Ferreira, P., Santos, L., & Dias, J., A Context-Aware Adaptability Model for Service Robots, In IJCAI-2016 Workshop on Autonomous Mobile Service Robots, New York. |  


2015

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

Portugal, David; Santos, Luís; Alvito, Paulo; Dias, Jorge; Samaras, George; Christodoulou, Eleni; ,SocialRobot: An interactive mobile robot for elderly home care,"System Integration (SII), 2015 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on",811-816,2015,IEEE


Poster Presentations in Conferences with Referees

Martins, G. S., Santos, L., & Dias, J. (2015). Towards a Context-Aware Adaptable Services Framework with Applications in Elderly Care. In Workshop on Improving the Quality of Life in the Elderly using Robotic Assistive Technology, International Conference of Social Robotics. Paris. |  


Martins, G. S., Santos, L., & Dias, J. (2015). The GrowMeUp Project and the Applicability of Action Recognition Techniques. In J. Dias, F. Escolano, G. Ezzopardi, & R. Marfil (Eds.), Third Workshop on Recognition and Action for Scene Understanding (REACTS). Ruiz de Aloza. |  


2014

International Journals

Sales, Jorge, Luís Santos, Pedro J. Sanz, Jorge Dias, and Juan Carlos García, "Increasing the autonomy levels for underwater intervention missions by using learning and probabilistic techniques", Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing Volume: 252 Pages: 17-32


Luís Santos, Kamrad Khoshhal, Jorge Dias, Trajectory-based human action segmentation, Pattern Recognition, Volume 48, Issue 2, February 2015, Pages 568-579 |  
DOI: 10.1016/j.patcog.2014.08.015


Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

L.Santos, E. Christodoulou, J.Dias "The role of people identification in a social robot" .International RoMan Workshop on Interactive Robots (IRAIP2014),Edinburgh,Scotland,UK, August 25-29, 2014. |  


J.Dias, L.Santos, P. Trindade "Assistive Robots for Elderly People".International RoMan Workshop on Interactive Robots (IRAIP2014),Edinburgh,Scotland,UK, August 25-29, 2014. |  


L. Santos, C. Christophorou, E. Christodoulou, J. Dias, G. Samaras - "On The Development Strategy of an Architecture for E-Health Service Robots". In 6th International Conference on e-Health 2014, Portugal, 17 – 19 July, 2014. "Best Paper Award".  |  


PhD thesis

Luís Santos - "Laban Movement Analysis: A Bayesian Computational Approach to Hierarchical Motion Analysis and Learning". Ph.D. thesis, Supervisor: Prof. Jorge Dias, University of Coimbra, Apr. 2014 |  
HANDLE: http://hdl.handle.net/10316/24291


2013

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

L. Santos, J. Sales, P. J. Sanz, J. Dias and J. C. García - "Cognitive Skills Models: Towards Increasing Autonomy in Underwater Intervention Missions". In Cognitive Robotics Systems (CRS) Workshop at IROS 2013. |  


J. Sales, L. Santos, P. J. Sanz, J. Dias and J. C. García - "Increasing the Autonomy Levels for Underwater Intervention Missions by using Learning and Probabilistic Techniques". In Robot 2013: First Iberian Robotics Conference, in Madrid, Spain, November, 2013. |  
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-03413-3_2


L. Santos, J. Sousa and J. Dias - "Vision-based Laban Motion Signatures for Person Identification". In 2nd Workshop on Recognition and Action for Scene Understanding (REACTS), satellite event of the 15th International Conference of Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns (CAIP), ISBN: 978-84-616-7092-5, 2013.


2012

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

K. Khoshhal, L. Santos, H. Aliakbarpour, J. Dias - "Parameterizing Interpersonal Behaviour with Laban Movement Analysis - A Bayesian Approach". in 3rd International Workshop on Socially Intelligent Surveillance and Monitoring (SISM2012) in CVPR2012, in Providence, Rhode Island, USA, June, 2012. |  
DOI: 10.1109/CVPRW.2012.6239349
CITATIONS: Google Scholar: 1


2011

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

L. Santos and J. Dias: "Hierarchy and Reversibility in Human Motion Modelling: A Bayesian Approach", in 1st Workshop on Recognition and Action for Scene Understanding (REACTS) 2011, Malaga, Spain. |  


L. Santos, J. Dias - Motion Patterns: Signal Interpretation Towards the Laban Movement Analysis Semantics - In DoCEIS’11 , 2nd Doctoral Conference on Computing, Electrical and Industrial Systems, 21-23 February 2011, Costa da Caparica, Lisbon, Portugal. |  
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-19170-1_36
CITATIONS: Google Scholar: 1


2010

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

L. Santos, J. Dias - Laban Movement Analysis towards Behavior Patterns - 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_20


L. Santos, J.Dias - Human motion classifier based on Laban Movement Analysis - 4th International Conference on Cognitive Systems, COGSYS 2010, ETH Zurich, Switzerland |  


2009

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

L. Santos and J. Dias, "Human-Robot Interaction: Invariant 3-D Features for Laban Movement Analysis Shape Component",14th IASTED Internation Conference on Robotics and Applications, RA 2009, November 2 - 4, 2009 Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. |  


L. Santos , J. Prado , J. Dias "Human Robot Interaction Studies on Laban Human Movement Analysis and Dynamic Background Segmentation" In Proceedings of IROS 2009, The 2009 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent RObots and Systems, St Louis, USA  |  
DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2009.5354564
CITATIONS: Google Scholar: 4


J. Prado, L. Santos, J. Dias - A Technique for Dynamic Background Segmentation using a Robotic Stereo Vision Head - Proceedings of the 18th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication Toyama, Japan, Sept. 27-Oct. 2, 2009 |  
DOI: 10.1109/ROMAN.2009.5326303


J. Prado, L. Santos, J. Dias - Horopter based Dynamic Background Segmentation applied to an Interactive Mobile Robot - Proceedings of the ICAR 2009 - 14th International Conference on Advanced Robotics - Munich, Germany, June 22-26, 2009 |  
CITATIONS: Google Scholar: 5


2008

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

Joerg Rett and Luis Santos and Jorge Dias "Laban Movement Analysis for Multi-Ocular Systems"
2008 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems
Acropolis Convention Center
Nice, France, Sept, 22-26, 2008 |  
DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2008.4650717
CITATIONS: Google Scholar: 6