Publications



2018 . 2017 . 2016 . 2015 . 2014 . 2013 . 2012 . 2011 . 2010 . 2009 . 2008 . 2007 . 2006 . 2005 . 2004 . 2003 . 2002 . 2001 . 2000 . 1999 . 1998 . 1997 . 1996 . 1995 . 1994 . 1993 . 1992 . 1991 . 1990 . 1989 . 1988 . 1987 . 1986 .

2018

International Journals

G. Martins, L. Santos e J. Dias, User-Adaptive Interaction in Social Robots: A Survey Focusing on Non-Physical Interaction, International Journal of Social Robotics (SORO), Springer 2018. |  
DOI: 10.1007/s12369-018-0485-4

Gonçalo S. Martins, Hend Al Tair, Luís Santos and Jorge Dias – ”POMDP: POMDP-based user adaptive decision making for social robots”. In Pattern Recognition Letters [Online 13th March], 2018. |  
DOI: 10.1016/j.patrec.2018.03.011

Mohammad I. Awad ; Dongming Gan ; Irfan Hussain ; Ali Az-Zu’bi ; Cesare Stefanini ; Kinda Khalaf ; Yahya Zweiri ; Jorge Dias ; Lakmal D. Seneviratne, “Design of A Novel Passive Binary-Controlled Variable Stiffness Joint (BpVSJ) Towards Passive Haptic Interface Application”, IEEE Access, DECEMBER 2018, Volume: 6, Issue:1, Page(s): 63045-63057

DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2018.2876802

David Portugal; Paulo Alvito; Eleni Christodoulou; George Samaras; Jorge Dias, A Study on the Deployment of a Service Robot in an Elderly Care Center, International Journal of Social Robotics , pp 1–25 , 10 November 2018.  |  
DOI: 10.1007/s12369-018-0492-5

Gonçalo Martins, Luis Santos, Jorge Dias, “ BUM: Bayesian User Model for Distributed Learning of User Characteristics from Heterogeneous Information” Accepted for publication in the IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems. ISSN: 2379-8920/ISSN: 2379-8939.
DOI: 10.1109/TCDS.2018.2878451

Mohammad I. Awad , Dongming Gan,Irfan Hussain, Ali Az-zu’bi, Cesare Stefanini,inda Khalaf, Yahya Zweiri , Jorge Dias, Lakmal Seneviratne, Design of A Novel Passive Binary-Controlled Variable Stiffness Joint (BpVSJ) Towards
Passive Haptic Interface Application, 2169-3536 (c) 2018 IEEE.
DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2018.2876802

Federico Renda , Frédéric Boyer, Jorge Dias , and Lakmal Seneviratne, Discrete Cosserat Approach for Multisection Soft Manipulator Dynamics, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ROBOTICS
DOI: 10.1109/TRO.2018.2868815

Jorge M. Miranda DiaS; Antonio Bandera; George Azzopardi; Rebeca Marfil, Special Issue Editorial: COOPERATIVE AND SOCIAL ROBOTS: UNDERSTANDING HUMAN ACTIVITIES AND INTENTIONS, Pattern Recognition Letters, PATREC7233, 6-JUL-2018.
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DOI: 10.1016/j.patrec.2018.07.007

Federico Renda, Frédéric Bboyer, Jorge Dias, Lakmal Seneviratne, “Discrete Cosserat Approach for Multi-Section Soft Manipulators Dynamics”, IEEE Transactions on Robotics.

João Quintas, Goncalo S. Martins, Luis Santos, Paulo Menezes, and Jorge Dias,
“Toward a Context-Aware Human-Robot Interaction Framework Based on Cognitive Development”,
IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems,2018 (in publication) |  
DOI: 10.1109/TSMC.2018.2833384

Antonio Bandera, Jorge Dias, Markus Vincze, Luis J. Manso, Special issue on cognitive robotics, in Marta Olivetti Belardinelli and Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature 2018, Springer Berlin Heidelberg |  
DOI: 10.1007/s10339-018-0863-8

Toufik Al Khawli, Hamza Bendemra, Muddasar Anwar, Dewald Swart, Jorge Dias, (2018) “Introducing data analytics to the robotic drilling process”, Industrial Robot: An International Journal, Vol. 45 Issue: 3, pp.371-378 |  
DOI: 10.1108/IR-01-2018-0018

F. Renda, F. Serchi, F. Boyer, C. Laschi, J. Dias, L. Seneviratne: “A Unified Multi-Soft-Body Dynamic Model for Underwater Soft Robots”, International Journal of Robotics Research., 2018.

Book Chapters

Gonçalo S. Martins, Luís Santos and Jorge Dias, bum_ros: Distributed User Modelling for Social Robots using ROS, Robot Operating System (ROS): The Complete Reference (Volume 3), Springer [accepted]

D. Portugal, S. Pereira, M. A. Santos, M. S. Couceiro, On the Security of Robotic Applications Using ROS, Artificial Intelligence Safety and Security, Roman V. Yampolskiy, p.p. 273-289, Chapman and Hall/CRC, New York, 2018
DOI: 10.1201/9781351251389-20

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

K. Tatarian, S. Pereira, M. S. Couceiro, D. Portugal, Tailoring a ROS Educational Programming Language Architecture, International Conference on Robotics and Education RiE 2017, 829, p.p. 217-229, Springer, Malta, 2018

M. S. Couceiro, A. Araújo, K. Tatarian, N. M. F. Ferreira, RobotCraft: The First International Collective Internship for Advanced Robotics Training, International Conference on Robotics and Education RiE 2017, 829, p.p. 31-43, Springer, Malta, 2018

N. D. Griffiths Sànchez , P. A. Vargas, M. S. Couceiro, A Darwinian Swarm Robotics Strategy Applied to Underwater Exploration, 2018 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), p.p 1-6, IEEE, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2018
DOI: 10.1109/CEC.2018.8477738

Gonçalo S. Martins, Fernando Pais, Rui P. Rocha, and Paulo Menezes: Synergy of Distributed Agents in a Smart Home to Promote Physical Activity in Elderly Users.Workshop on Robots for Assisted Living, 2018 IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems. |  

Randa Almadhoun, Tarek Taha, Dongming Gan, Jorge Dias, Yahya Zweiri, Lakmal Seneviratne, “Coverage Path Planning with Adaptive Viewpoint Sampling to Construct 3D Models of Complex Structures for the Purpose of Inspection,2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) Madrid, Spain, October 1-5, 2018 |  
DOI: 10.1109/TRO.2018.2868815

Luís Santos , Gonçalo S. Martins and Jorge Dias, An Extended Bayesian User Model (BUM) for Capturing Cultural Attributes with a Social Robot, 2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) Madrid, Spain, October 1-5, 2018 |  

MSc thesis

Frederico Costa Vaz: Localization of an UUV using multiple USVs, trilateration and sensor data fusion. Supervised by Prof. Rui P. Rocha and Dr. Micael S. Couceiro. ISR/DEEC – Universidade de Coimbra

Poster Presentations in Conferences with Referees

Hend Al Tair, Gonçalo S. Martins, Luís Santos, Jorge Dias, aPOMDP: State-Based Decision Making for Personalized Assistive Robots, Thirty-Second AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Workshop 3: Artificial Intelligence Applied to Assistive Technologies and Smart Environments [accepted]

2017

International Journals

F. Renda, M. Cianchetti, H. Abidi , J. Dias and L. Seneviratne, “Screw-Based Modeling of Soft Manipulators with Tendon and Fluidic Actuation”, Journal of Mechanism and Robotics, 2017  |  

A. Al-Dweik, H. Mukhtar, E. Alsusa, J. Dias, Ultra-Light Decoder for Turbo Product Codes, IEEE Communications Letters (online) |  
DOI: 10.1109/LCOMM.2017.2781223

Jorge Lobo, João Filipe Ferreira, Editorial: Unconventional computing for Bayesian inference, International Journal of Approximate Reasoning, Volume 88, 2017, Pages 306-308
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijar.2017.06.004

João Quintas, Paulo Menezes, Jorge Dias, Information Model and Architecture Specification for Context Awareness Interaction Decision Support in Cyber-physical Human-Machine Systems, IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems , Volume: 47, Issue: 3, 323 – 331, 2017 |  
DOI: 10.1109/THMS.2016.2634923

Juan C. García, Bruno Patrão, Luís Almeida, Javier Pérez, Paulo Menezes, Jorge Dias, Pedro J. Sanz – “Design and Evaluation of a Natural Interface for Remote Operation of Underwater Robots”, IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, 37, 1, 34-43, 2017 |  
DOI: 10.1109/MCG.2015.118

Hadi Aliakbarpour, João F. Ferreira, V. B. Surya Prasath, Kannappan Palaniappan, Guna Seetharaman, Jorge Dias, A Probabilistic Framework for 3D Reconstruction Using Heterogeneous Sensors, IEEE Sensors Volume: 17 Issue: 9 |  
DOI: 10.1109/JSEN.2017.2679187

P. Lanillos Pradas, J. F. Ferreira, J. Dias, A Bayesian Hierarchy for Robust Gaze Estimation in Human-Robot Interaction, Int. J. of Approximate. Reasoning, 87, 1-22, 2017 |  
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijar.2017.04.007

Special Issue on Cooperative and Social Robots: Understanding Human Activities and Intentions, 2017, in Elsevier’s Pattern Recognition Letters |  

Jorge Lobo, João Filipe Ferreira, (special issue) Unconventional computing for Bayesian inference, International Journal of Approximate Reasoning, Volume 88, September 2017, ISSN 0888-613X
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DOI: 10.1016/j.ijar.2017.06.004

Taha, B., Dias, J., Werghi, N., Classification of cervical-cancer using pap-smear images: A convolutional neural network Classification of cervical-cancer using pap-smear images: A convolutional neural network approach, Communications in Computer and Information Science, 723, pp. 261-272, 2017 |  

Paulo Menezes, An Augmented Reality U-Academy Module: From Basic Principles to Connected Subjects, International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies (ISSN: 1865-7923), 11:5, 105-117, International Association of Online Engineering

David Portugal, Rui P. Rocha, Performance Estimation and Dimensioning of Team Size for Multi-Robot Patrol, IEEE Intelligent Systems [in press]

Joseph S. Friedman, Jacques Droulez, Pierre Bessière, Jorge Lobo, Damien Querlioz, Approximation enhancement for stochastic Bayesian inference, International Journal of Approximate Reasoning, Volume 85, June 2017, Pages 139-158, ISSN 0888-613X
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijar.2017.03.007

Jorge Lobo, João Filipe Ferreira, Unconventional computing for Bayesian inference, International Journal of Approximate Reasoning, Volume 88, September 2017, Pages 306-308, ISSN 0888-613X (Available at the Elsevier website)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijar.2017.06.004

R. Martins, J. F. Ferreira, M. Castelo-Branco, J. Dias. “Integration of touch attention mechanisms to improve the robotic haptic exploration of surfaces” Neurocomputing, vol. 222, pp. 204–216, Jan. 2017 |  
DOI: 10.1016/j.neucom.2016.10.027

K. Khoshhal Roudposhti; J. Dias; P. Peixoto; V. Metsis; U. Nunes, “A Multilevel Body Motion-based Human Activity Analysis Methodology,” in IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems , 9, 1 |  
DOI: 10.1109/TCDS.2016.2607154

Patent

Lindo Jegundo da Cunha, António Alberto?[Pt]; Miranda Dias, Jorge Manuel?[Pt]; Alves Pardal, André Filipe?[Pt]; Baptista Correia da Silva, Carlos Miguel?[Pt]; Ferreira Saraiva da Mouta Dias, João Paulo?[Pt], MODULAR POLE SENSOR FOR VINEYARDS, WO2017051393 (A1) ? 2017-03-30 |  

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

Bilal Taha, Naoufel Werghi, Jorge Dias, “‘Screening cervical-cancer using pap-smear images: A CONVOLUTIONAL NEURAL NETWORK Approach”, Medical Image Understanding and Analysis (MIUA) 2017, Edinburgh, UK, 11-13 July, 2017 (accepted)

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)
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-56538-5_76

Eman Hasan, Khaled Al-Wahedi, Belal Jumah, Diana W. Dawoud, Jorge Dias, Circle Formation in Multi-robot Systems with Limited Visibility, In: Ollero A., Sanfeliu A., Montano L., Lau N., Cardeira C. (eds) ROBOT 2017: Third Iberian Robotics Conference. ROBOT 2017. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 693. Springer |  
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-70833-1_27

Hend Al Tair, Tarek Taha, Jorge Dias and Mahmoud Al-Qutayri, Decision Making for Multi- Objective Multi-Agent Search and Rescue Missions, IEEE International Conference on Electrical and Computing Technologies and Applications (ICECTA’2017), Nov 21-23, 2017, Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), UAE

Y Abu-Kheil, L Seneviratne, J Dias, Registration of Endoscopic Robotic Capsule (ERC) Images Using Vision-Inertial Sensors Fusion, European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering, 2017

Yasmeen Abu-Kheil, Lakmal Seneviratne and Jorge Dias. “A Simulation Environment for Active Endoscopic Capsules”, 30th IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (IEEE CBMS2017), Thessaloniki, Greece, pp. 714-719.
DOI: 10.1109/CBMS.2017.109

João Rosa, Rui Paulo Rocha, Exportation to the Cloud of Distributed Robotic Tasks Implemented in ROS, Proc. of 32nd ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC 2017) |  
DOI: 10.1145/3019612.3019703

Y. Abu-Kheil, J. Dias, and L. Seneviratne, “A Simulation Environment for a Magnetically Actuated Capsule Endoscopy,” in UAE Graduate Student Research Conference (GSRC 2017), Abu Dhabi, UAE, Winner of the best paper award in the Mechanical and Robotics track.

E Hasan, K Al-Wahedi, B Jumah, DW Dawoud, J Dias, Circle Formation in Multi-robot Systems with Limited Visibility, Iberian Robotics Conference, 323-336, 2017

Islam, D Gan, R Ashour, P Dario, J Dias, LD Seneviratne, Haptics and virtual reality based bilateral telemanipulation of miniature aerial vehicle over open communication networks, Advanced Robotics (ICAR), 2017 18th International Conference on, 334-339

Farzan M. Noori, David Portugal, Rui P. Rocha, Micael S. Couceiro, On 3D Simulators for Multi-Robot Systems in ROS: MORSE or Gazebo?, Proc. of 15th IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics 2017 (SSRR 2017), IEEE |  
DOI: 10.1109/SSRR.2017.8088134

Oliveira, José; Martins, Gonçalo S.; Jegundo, Ana; Dantas, Carina; Wings, Cindy; Luis, Santos; Dias, Jorge; Perdigão, Fernando, Speaking Robots: The Challenges of Acceptance by the Ageing Society, 26th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, RO-MAN, Lisbon, Portugal, 2017
DOI: 10.1109/ROMAN.2017.8172470

Martins, Gonçalo S.; Santos, Luís; Dias, Jorge, BUM: Bayesian User Model for Distributed Social Robots, 26th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, RO-MAN, Lisbon, Portugal, 2017
DOI: 10.1109/ROMAN.2017.8172469

Mignon, Alexis; Le Hy, Ronan; Bronisz, Alban; Mekhnacha, Kamel; Luis, Santos, Learning through Sharing and Distributing Knowledge with Application to Object Recognition and Information Retrieval, 26th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, RO-MAN, Lisbon, Portugal, 2017
DOI: 10.1109/ROMAN.2017.8172468

P. Menezes, Nuno Gouveia, B. Patrão, Touching is believing – Adding real objects to Virtual Reality, REV2017 – International Conference on Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation, NY, USA , 2017

P. Menezes, J. Nunes Barata Francisco, B. Patrão, The Importance of Eye-Tracking Analysis in Immersive Learning – A Low Cost Solution, International Conference on Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation, NY, USA, 2017

Luís Almeida, Paulo Menezes, Jorge Dias, Improving robot teleoperation experience via immersive interfaces, Exp.at’17 International Conference

Bruno Patrão and Paulo Menezes, Virtual transportation for immersive systems, Exp.at’17 International Conference

Nuno Gouveia, Bruno Patrão and Paulo Menezes, Puzzle Time – VR Runner, Exp.at’17 International Conference

Fernando Pais, Bruno Patrão and Paulo Menezes, Virtual Reality as a Training Tool For Human Interactions, Exp.at’17 International Conference

Fernando Pais, Bruno Patrão and Paulo Menezes, Exploring Avatar Interactions to Trigger Social Identity-Related Responses, Exp.at’17 International Conference

PhD thesis

Development of Techniques for Multimodal Object Exploration, Ricardo Martins (University of Coimbra),Supervisors: Jorge Manuel Miranda Dias and Miguel de Sá e Sousa Castelo-Branco
Defense:January, 2017

MSc thesis

Miguel Mira Duarte Gomes, Using an FPGA Mini-Cluster to Implement Bayesian Application-Specific Integrated Circuits for Robotic Applications, M.Sc. dissertation, September 2017 (Supervisor: João Filipe Ferreira)

Jorge Monteiro, Human-Inspired Object Discrimination by Colour for Artificial Attention, M.Sc. dissertation, September 2017 (Supervisor: João Filipe Ferreira)

Francisco Monteiro Santos Brás Couceiro, SmartLocator – Indoor Human Localization using a Smartphone, M.Sc. dissertation, July 2017 (Supervisor: Prof. Rui P. Rocha)

João Pedro Oliveira Santos Paulo, RobotShepherding – Teleoperation of a fleet of robots through a Smartphone, M.Sc. dissertation, July 2017 (Supervisor: Prof. Rui P. Rocha)

2016

Book

Micael S. Couceiro, Pedram Ghamisi, Fractional Order Darwinian Particle Swarm Optimization: Applications and Evaluation of an Evolutionary Algorithm, SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology, 1
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-19635-0

International Journals

B. Patrão, S. Nascimento Pedro, P. Menezes, Human Emotions and Physiological Signals: A Classroom Experiment, International Journal of Online Engineering (iJOE), 12, 4, 37-39, 2016

R. Almadhoun, T. Taha, L. Seneviratne, J. Dias, and G. Cai, “A survey on inspecting structures using robotic systems,” International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, vol. 13, no. 6, Nov. 2016
DOI: 1729881416663664

K. K. Roudposhti, U. Nunes and J. Dias, “Probabilistic Social Behavior Analysis by Exploring Body Motion-Based Patterns,” in IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol. 38, no. 8, pp. 1679-1691, Aug. 1 2016.
DOI: 10.1109/TPAMI.2015.2496209

D. Gan, J. Dias, L. Seneviratne. “Unified kinematics and optimal design of a 3rRPS metamorphic parallel mechanism with a reconfigurable revolute joint.” Mechanism and Machine Theory, vol. 96, nº 2, pp. 239-254, Feb. 2016.
DOI: 10.1016/j.mechmachtheory.2015.08.005

Shafiqul Islam, Peter X. Liu, Jorge Dias, Lakmal D. Seneviratne, “Adaptive Control for Robot Manipulators Using Multiple Parameter Models”, International Journal of Control and Automation Systems, ISSN: 2005-4092

G. Dongming, J.S. Dai, J. Dias, and Lakmal Seneviratne. “Joint force decomposition and variation in unified inverse dynamics analysis of a metamorphic parallel mechanism.” Meccanica, vol.51, nº7, pp 1583–1593, Jul. 2016.

Marco Mura, Yasmeen Abu-Kheil, Gastone Ciuti, Marco Visentini-Scarzanella, Arianna Menciassi, Paolo Dario, Jorge Dias, Lakmal Seneviratne, Vision-based haptic feedback for capsule endoscopy navigation: a proof of concept, Journal of Micro-Bio Robotics, June 2016, Volume 11, Issue 1, pp 35-45
DOI: 10.1007/s12213-016-0090-2

D. Portugal and R. P. Rocha, “Cooperative Multi-Robot Patrol with Bayesian Learning”, Autonomous Robots, 40(5), pp. 929-953, Springer, Jun. 2016. |  
DOI: 10.1007/s10514-015-9503-7

C. Guowei, T. Taha, J. Dias, L. Seneviratne. “A Framework of Frequency-Domain Flight Dynamics Modeling for Multi-Rotor Aerial Vehicles.” Journal of Aerospace Engineering, vol. 231, nº 1, pp. 30 – 46, May 2016. |  

Dongming Gan, Jian S Dai, Jorge Dias, Lakmal Seneviratne, Variable Motion/Force Transmissibility of a Metamorphic Parallel Mechanism with Reconfigurable 3T and 3R Motion, ASME. Journal of Mechanisms Robotics. 2016;8(5):051001-051001-9
DOI: 10.1115/1.4032409

Islam, S., Liu, X.P., El Saddik, A., Dias, J., Seneviratne, L.D., Robust bilateral shared autonomous systems with constant input interaction force with time varying delay, International Journal of Robotics and Automation, 31 (4), pp. 281-289, 2016

M. Sami Zitouni, J. Dias, M. E. Al-Mualla, H. Bhaskar. “Advances and Trends in Visual Crowd Analysis: A Systematic Survey and Evaluation of Crowd Modelling Techniques.” Neurocomputing international journal, vol. 186, pp. 139–159, Apr. 2016.

G. Martins, L. Santos e J. Dias, User-Adaptive Interaction in Social Robots: A Survey Focusing on Non-Physical Interaction, International Journal of Social Robotics (SORO), Springer 2018 |  
DOI: 10.1007/s12369-018-0485-4

Aliakbarpour, H., Prasath, V.B.S., Palaniappan, K., Seetharaman, G., Dias, J, Heterogeneous multi-view information fusion: Review of 3-D reconstruction methods and a new registration with uncertainty modeling, IEEE Access, 4, art. no. 7755753, pp. 8264-8285, 2016

D Gan, JS Dai, J Dias, L Seneviratne, Reconfiguration and Static Joint Force Variation of a 3rRPS Metamorphic Parallel Mechanism with 3R and 1T2R Motion, Advances in Reconfigurable Mechanisms and Robots II, 213-222, 2016

J. Lobo, Introduction to Stochastic Computing using a Remote Lab with Reconfigurable Logic, International Journal of Online Engineering (iJOE), Vol. 12, No 0, 2016, Pages. 23-26 , ISSN: 1861-2121 |  
DOI: 10.3991/ijoe.v12i04.5091

Micael S. Couceiro, Seenith Sivasundaram, “Novel fractional order particle swarm optimization”, Applied Mathematics and Computation, 283, 36-54
DOI: doi:10.1016/j.amc.2016.02.007

J. Dias; K. Althoefer; P. U. Lima, Robot Competitions: What Did We Learn?, IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine, Volume 23, Issue 1, Pages 16 – 18, 2016 |  
DOI: 10.1109/MRA.2015.2511678

Book Chapters

B. Oliveira, P. Lanillos Pradas, J. F. Ferreira, Gaze Tracing in a Bounded Log-Spherical Space for Artificial Attention Systems, In Robot 2015: Second Iberian Robotics Conference, ed. Luís Paulo Reis, António Paulo Moreira, Pedro U. Lima, Luis Montano, Victor Muñoz-Martinez, 407 – 419, Cham: Springer International Publishing, 2016 |  

Rui P. Rocha, Foreword, in Micael Couceiro, Pedram Ghamisim (editors), Fractional Order Darwinian Particle Swarm Optimization: Applications and Evaluation of an Evolutionary Algorithm, SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology, Springer International Publishing, v-vi
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-19635-0

Micael S. Couceiro, “An Overview of Swarm Robotics for Search and Rescue Applications”, Handbook of Research on Design, Control, and Modeling of Swarm Robotics, 345-382
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-9572-6.ch013

Abder-Rahman Ali, Micael Couceiro, Ahmed Anter, Aboul-Ella Hassanien, “Particle Swarm Optimization Based Fast Fuzzy C-Means Clustering for Liver CT Segmentation”, Applications of Intelligent Optimization in Biology and Medicine, 96(10), 233-250
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-21212-8_10

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

Mohammad I. Awad, Dongming Gan, Ali AZ-ZU’BI, Jaideep Thattamparambil, Cesare Stefanini, Jorge Dias, Lakmal Seneviratne, Novel Passive Discrete Variable Stiffness Joint (pDVSJ): Modeling, Design, and Characterization, IEEE Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO 2016), December 3-7, 2016, Shangri-La Hotel, Qingdao, China

Renda, F., Cacucciolo, V., Dias, J., Seneviratne, L., Discrete cosserat approach for soft robot dynamics: A new piece-wise constant strain model with torsion and shears, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2016-November, art. no. 7759808, pp. 5495-5502

A. Gradil, J. F. Ferreira, A Visualisation and Simulation Framework for Local and Remote HRI Experimentation, EPCGI’16 – 23º Encontro Português de Computação Gráfica e Interação |  

R. Almadhoun, T. Taha, L. Seneviratne, J. Dias, and G. Cai, “Aircraft inspection using unmanned aerial vehicles,” in International micro air vechicle competition and conference 2016, Beijing, PR of China, 2016, pp. 43-49.

M. I. Awad, D.M. Gan, Marco Cempini, Mario Cortese, Nicola Vitiello, Jorge Dias, Paolo Dario, Lakmal Seneviratne, “Modeling, Design & Characterization of A Novel Passive Variable Stiffness Joint (pVSJ)”, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2016), Daejeon, Korea, October 9-14, 2016.

Luís Santos and Jorge Dias, User Routine Model using a Cloud-Connected Social Robot, 5th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Networking |  
DOI: 10.1109/CloudNet.2016.34

Islam, S., Dias, J., Seneviratne, L.D., Adaptive output feedback control for miniature unmanned aerial vehicle, IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, AIM, 2016- September, art. no. 7576786, pp. 318-322

Islam, S., Dias, J., Seneviratne, L.D., Bilateral shared autonomous system for MUMAV with nonpassive human and environment input interaction forces, IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, AIM, 2016- September, art. no. 7576820, pp. 519-523

P. Menezes, M. Chouzal, D. Urbano, M. Restivo, Augmented Reality in Engineering, 19th International Conference on Interactive Collaborative Learning and 45th International Conference on Engineering Pedagogy, Belfast, UK, 2016

H. Fernandes and M. A. Aslam and J. Lobo and J. F. Ferreira and J. Dias, Bayesian inference implemented on FPGA with stochastic bitstreams for an autonomous robot, 26th International Conference on Field Programmable Logic and Applications (FPL) |  
DOI: 10.1109/FPL.2016.7577312

D. M. Gan, J. S. Dai, Jorge Dias, and L. D. Seneviratne, “Optimal Design of of a Metamorphic Parallel Mechanism with Reconfigurable 1T2R and 3R Motion Based on Unified Motion/Force Transmissibility”, Proceedings of the ASME 2016 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, August 21-24, 2016.

Guowei Cai, Adnan Saeed, Ahmad Younes, Tarek Taha, Jorge Dias, Lakmal Seneviratne, First-Principles Modeling of A Miniature Tilt-Rotor Convertiplane in Low-Speed Operation, AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference, AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics Forum and Exposition 2016

R. Almadhoun, T. Taha, L. Seneviratne, J. Dias and G. Cai, “GPU accelerated coverage path planning optimized for accuracy in robotic inspection applications,” 2016 IEEE 59th International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS), Abu Dhabi, 2016, pp. 1-4.

R. Ashour, T. Taha, F. Mohamed, E. Hableel, Y. Abu Kheil, M. Elsalamouny, M. Kadadha, K. Rangan, J. Dias, L. Seneviratne, G. Cai, “Site inspection drone: A solution for inspecting and regulating construction sites,” 2016 IEEE 59th International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS), Abu Dhabi, 2016, pp. 1-4.

Y. Abu-Kheil, M. Mura, G. Ciuti, P. Dario, L. Seneviratne and J. Dias, “Trajectory analysis of endoscopic capsule images: A feasibility study,” 2016 IEEE 59th International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS), Abu Dhabi, 2016, pp. 1-4.

Yasmeen Abu-Kheil, Lakmal Seneviratne and Jorge Dias. “A Simulation Environment for a Magnetically Actuated Capsule Endoscopy”. Won the best paper award in the mechanical and robotics track at the UAE Graduate Student Research Conference (GSRC 2017), Abu-Dhabi, UAE

R. Almadhoun, T. Taha, L. Seneviratni, J. Dias and G. Cai., “Inspection of Large Geometrically Complex Structures Using Quadrotors,” in UAE Graduate Research Conference (GSRC 2016), Al Ain, UAE, April, 2016.

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.
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-32703-7_178

Yasmeen Abu-Kheil, Gastone Ciuti, Marco Mura, Jorge Dias, Paolo Dario, Lakmal Seneviratne, “Vision/Inertial-Based Image Mapping for Capsule Endoscopy”, in UAR Graduate Students Research Conference, 2016.

J. Quintas, P. Menezes, J. Dias, Context-Based Decision System for Human-Machine Interaction Applications, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, 2016
DOI: 10.1109/SMC.2016.7844844

Islam, S., Dias, J., Seneviratne, L.D., Robust coordination control interface for networked based telerobotic system, IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, AIM, 2016- September, art. no. 7577005, pp. 1640-1644, 2016

S Islam, J Dias, LD Seneviratne, Torque reflecting coordination control for bilateral shared autonomous system over open communication networks, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics

J. Quintas, P. Menezes, J. Dias, Auto-Adaptive Interactive Systems for Active and Assisted Living Applications, Technological Innovation for Cyber-Physical Systems: 7th IFIP WG 5.5/SOCOLNET Advanced Doctoral Conference on Computing, Electrical and Industrial Systems, DoCEIS 2016, 470, 161–168, Springer International Publishing, 2016
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-31165-4_17

B. Patrão, P. Menezes, P. Castilho, Development of Mixed Reality Systems to Support Therapies, Technological Innovation for Cyber-Physical Systems: 7th IFIP WG 5.5/SOCOLNET Advanced Doctoral Conference on Computing, Electrical and Industrial Systems, DoCEIS 2016, 470, 127–134, Springer International Publishing, Costa de Caparica, Portugal, 2016
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-31165-4_13

S. Nascimento Pedro, P. Menezes, Exploiting the Importance of Vowelized Sounds in Speech Comprehension: an Application for Assisting Speechless People, 6th IEEE RAS & EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob2016), 2016

Juan Carlos Garcia Sanchez, J. Perez, J. Fernández, P. Menezes, P. Sanz, Mejoras en la Arquetectura de Control e Interfaz de Usuario para el Control de un HROV, Jornadas de Automática, Madrid, Spain, 2016

Juan Carlos Garcia Sanchez, J. Perez, P. Menezes, P. Sanz, A control architecture for hybrid underwater intervention systems, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Budapest, 2016

M. Ba Abbad, A. Almarzooqi, H. Al Naqbi, N. Almazmi, S. Alblooshi, Y. Abu-Kheil, M. Mura, G. Ciuti, Cesare Stefanini, Paolo Dario and Jorge Dias. “Multi-Camera Spherical Capsule Design for Endoscopic Applications”, in 2016 IEEE Life Sciences Grand Challenges Conference, January, 2016, Abu-Dhabi, UAE.

M. Saleh, M. Mura, Y. Abu-Kheil, K. Khalaf, G. Ciuti, P. Dario, L. Seneviratne and J. Dias, “Quantitative performance analysis of endoscopic procedures: a novel image-based methodology, in 2016 IEEE Life Sciences Grand Challenge Conference, January, 2016, Abu-Dhabi, UAE.

M. Mura, Y. Abu-Kheil, G. Ciuti, J. Dias, P. Dario and L. Seneviratne “A visual-based haptic feedback for capsule endoscopes navigation”, in 2016 IEEE Life Sciences Grand Challenges Conference, January, 2016, Abu-Dhabi, UAE.

Y. Abu-Kheil, M. Mura, G. Ciuti, J. Dias, P. Dario and L. Seneviratne “Image Mapping for Capsule Endoscopy using Vision/Inertial Fusion”, in 2016 IEEE Life Sciences Grand Challenges Conference, January, 2016, Abu-Dhabi, UAE.

Rohit Chandra, Rui P. Rocha, Knowledge-Based Framework for Human-Robots Collaborative Context Awareness in USAR Missions, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Autonomous Robot Systems and Competitions (ICARSC 2016) |  
DOI: 10.1109/ICARSC.2016.50

A. Coninx, R. Laurent, M.A. Aslam, P. Bessière, J. Lobo, E. Mazer and J. Droulez, Bayesian Sensor Fusion with Fast and Low Power Stochastic Circuits, 1st IEEE International Conference on Rebooting Computing (ICRC 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. |  

João Quintas, Paulo Menezes, Jorge Dias, Auto-Adaptive Interactive Systems for Active and Assisted Living Applications, Proceedings of the DoCEIS 2016 |  

MSc thesis

André Gradil, Development of a Remote 3D Visualisation, Control and Simulation Framework for a Robotic Head, M.Sc. dissertation, September 2016 (Supervisor: Prof. João Filipe Ferreira) |  

Diogo Samuel Bento Amorim, “Seguimento de um Humano por um Robô Companheiro”, M.Sc. dissertation, July 2016. (Supervisor: Prof. Rui P. Rocha) |  

João Pedro Carvalho Rosa, “CloudRobotics – Distributed Robotics using Cloud Computing”, M.Sc. dissertation, July 2016. (Supervisor: Prof. Rui P. Rocha) |  

Rui Miguel Pires Carvalho, CoopExp: Cooperative Multi-Robot Exploration, M.Sc. dissertation, September 2016 (Supervisor: Prof. Rui P. Rocha) |  

Daniela Filipa Aires Nobre, RoboCops II – Patrulhamento de Edifícios com Equipas de Robôs Móveis, M.Sc. dissertation, September 2016 (Supervisor: Prof. Rui P. Rocha) |  

Daniel José Marcelino, “Navegação de Robôs Móveis em Formação”, M.Sc. dissertation, September 2016. (Supervisor: Prof. Rui P. Rocha) |  

Poster Presentations in Conferences with Referees

Luis Almeida, Paulo Menezes, Jorge Dias, “3D Modelling framework: an incremental approach”. Eurographics 2016 – Posters, the 37th Annual Conference of the European Association for Computer Graphics, Lisbon, Portugal, 9-13 May, 2016 (The definitive version is available at http://diglib.eg.org). |  
DOI: 10.2312/egp.20161047

2015

International Journals

J. M. Santos, M. S. Couceiro, D. Portugal and R. P. Rocha, “A Sensor Fusion Layer to Cope with Reduced Visibility in SLAM”, Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, 80(3), pp. 401-422, Springer, Dec. 2015. |  
DOI: 10.1007/s10846-015-0180-8

A. Fernandes, M. S. Couceiro, D. Portugal, J. M. Santos and R. P. Rocha, “Ad Hoc Communication in Teams of Mobile Robots using Zigbee Technology”, Computer Applications in Engineering Education, 23(5), pp. 733-745, Wiley Periodicals, Sep. 2015. |  
DOI: 10.1002/cae.21646

Rebeca Marfil, Jorge Dias, Francisco Escolano, Recognition and action for scene understanding, Neurocomputing, Volume 161, 5 August 2015, Pages 1-2 |  
DOI: 10.1016/j.neucom.2015.02.054

Gan, Dongming, Jian S. Dai, Jorge Dias, and Lakmal Seneviratne. “Forward Kinematics Solution Distribution and Analytic Singularity-Free Workspace of Linear-Actuated Symmetrical Spherical Parallel Manipulators.” Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics 7, no. 4 (2015): 041007

Gan D, Dai JS, Dias J, Umer R, Seneviratne L. Singularity-Free Workspace Aimed Optimal Design of a 2T2R Parallel Mechanism for Automated Fiber Placement. ASME. J. Mechanisms Robotics. 2015;7(4):041022-041022-9.
DOI: 10.1115/1.4029957

Hadi Aliakbarpour, V. B. Surya Prasath, Jorge Dias “On Optimal Multi-Sensor Network Configuration For 3D Registration”, Journal of Sensor and Actuator Networks, 4(4), 293-314, 2015 |  
DOI: 10.3390/jsan4040293

L. P. Reis, J. M. Ferreira Calado and R. P. Rocha – “Special Issue on Autonomous Robot Systems – Guest Editorial”, Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, 77(2), pp. 247-247, Springer, Feb. 2015. |  
DOI: 10.1007/s10846-014-0130-x

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

André Araújo, David Portugal, Micael S. Couceiro and Rui P. Rocha – “Integrating Arduino-based Educational Mobile Robots in ROS”, Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, 77(2), Special Issue on Autonomous Robot Systems, pp. 281-298, Springer, Feb. 2015. |  
DOI: 10.1007/s10846-013-0007-4

L. P. Reis, J. M. Ferreira Calado and R. P. Rocha – “Special Issue on Autonomous Robot Systems”, Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, 77(2), Springer, Feb. 2015. |

DOI: 10.1007/s10846-014-0130-x

D. Gan, J. Dai, J. Dias, L. Seneviratne,Unified kinematics and optimal design of a 3rRPS metamorphic parallel mechanism with a reconfigurable revolute joint, Mechanism and Machine Theory, 2015
DOI: 10.1016/j.mechmachtheory.2015.08.005

D. Gan, J. Dai, J. Dias, L. Seneviratne, Joint force decomposition and variation in unified inverse dynamics analysis of a metamorphic parallel mechanism, Meccanica, 1-11, 2015
DOI: 10.1007/s11012-015-0216-y

K. Khoshhal Roudposhti, U. J. Nunes, J. Dias, Probabilistic Social Behavior Analysis by Exploring Body Motion-based Patterns, IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 2015
DOI: 10.1109/TPAMI.2015.2496209

F. M. Clemente, Micael S. Couceiro, F. M. L. Martins, R. S. Mendes, and A. J. Figueiredo, Soccer team’s tactical behaviour: Measuring territorial domain, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part P: Journal of Sports Engineering and Technology, 229, 58-66
DOI: 10.1177/1754337114547064

Micael S Couceiro, Goncalo Dias, Andre Araujo, Samuel Pereira, InPutter: Concept and evaluation of an engineered golf putter, South African Journal for Research in Sport, Physical Education and Recreation, 37(3), 43-54
DOI: 10.1080/19346182.2015.1064129

Mendes, P. ; Couceiro, M. Couceiro ; Rocha, R. ; Clemente, F.M.C. ; Martins, F. ; Mendes, R. ; Fuentes, J. P., Effects of an Extrinsic Constraint on the Tennis Serve, International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 10(1), 97-110
DOI: 10.1260/1747-9541.10.1.97

Shafiqul Islam, Peter X. Liu, Abdulmotaleb El Saddik, J. Dias, Lakmal Seneviratne, Bilateral shared autonomous systems with passive and nonpassive input forces under time varying delay, ISA Transactions, Volume 54, January 2015, Pages 218-228
DOI: 10.1016/j.isatra.2014.07.008

M. S. Couceiro, A. Fernandes, R. P. Rocha and N. M. F. Ferreira – “Understanding the Communication Complexity of the Robotic Darwinian PSO”, Robotica, 33(1), pp. 157-180, Jan. 2015. |  
DOI: 10.1017/S0263574714000058

Book Chapters

G. S. Martins, D. Portugal and R. P. Rocha, “On the Usage of General-Purpose Compression Techniques for the Optimization of Inter-Robot Communication”, In J. Filipe, O. Gusikhin, K. Madani, J. Sasiadek (editors), Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering (LNEE) series, vol. 370, pp. 223-240, Springer-Verlag, Nov. 2015. |  
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-26453-0_13

P. Freitas, P. Menezes, J. Dias, “Ambient Assisted Living—From Technology to Intervention”, Ambient Assisted Living, Nuno M. Garcia and Joel Jose P. C. Rodrigues, 14, p.p. 363-399, CRC Press
DOI: 10.1201/b18520

Patent

Gan, D.; Dai, J.; Dias, J.; Umer, R.;Seneviratne, L.; PARALLEL MECHANISM BASED AUTOMATED FIBER PLACEMENT SYSTEM. AE, Application Data Sheet 37 CFR 1.76, JIEWP0119US, 35047, February 2, 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
DOI: 10.1109/SII.2015.7405084

D. Portugal, P. Trindade, E. Christodoulou, G. Samaras and J. Dias, “On the Development of a Service Robot for Social Interaction with the Elderly”. In Proc. of the IET International Conference on Technologies for Active and Assisted Living (TechAAL 2015), Kingston, London, UK, November 5, 2015

B. Patrão, S. Nascimento Pedro, P. Menezes, How to deal with virtual reality sickness, EPCGI’2015: The 22nd Portuguese Conf. on Computer Graphics and Interaction, Coimbra, 2015

Beatriz Oliveira, Pablo Lanillos, João Filipe Ferreira, Gaze Tracing in a Bounded Log-spherical Space for Artificial Attention Systems, Robot2015: Second Iberian Robotics Conference |  

L. Almeida, P. Menezes, J. Dias, “Incremental Reconstruction Approach for Telepresence or AR Applications”, in SciTecIN’15 – Sciences and Technologies of Interaction, EPCGI’2015: The 22nd Portuguese Conf. on Computer Graphics and Interaction, Coimbra, Portugal, November 12 – 13, 2015 |  

Lanillos, P., Ferreira, J.F., Dias, J.: Multisensory 3d saliency for artficial attention systems. In: 3rd Workshop on Recognition and Action for Scene Understanding (REACTS), 16th International Conference of Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns (CAIP) (2015) |  

B. Patrão, S. Nascimento Pedro, P. Castilho, P. Menezes, Immersive Technologies as a Key Tool in Therapeutic Context, The Compassionate Mind Foundation’s 4th International Conference, Manchester, UK, 2015

M. Sami Zitouni, Jorge Dias, Mohammed Al-Mualla, Harish Bhaskar, “Hierarchical Crowd Detection and Representation for Big Data Analytics in Visual Surveillance”, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SCM 2015) |  

Garcia, Juan C., Bruno Patrao, Javier Perez, Joao Seabra, Paulo Menezes, Jorge Dias, and Pedro J. Sanz. “Towards an immersive and natural gesture controlled interface for intervention underwater robots.” In OCEANS 2015-Genova, pp. 1-5. IEEE, 2015. |  

J.D. Alves, J.F. Ferreira, J. Lobo and J. Dias, “Brief Survey on Computational Solutions for Bayesian Inference”, Workshop on Unconventional Computing for Bayesian Inference, 2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2015), Hamburg, 2015. |  

J.F. Ferreira, P. Lanillos and J. Dias, “Fast Exact Bayesian Inference for High-Dimensional Models”, Workshop on Unconventional Computing for Bayesian Inference, 2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2015), Hamburg, 2015. |  

Lanillos, P., Ferreira, J.F., Dias, J.: Designing an artificial attention system for social robots. In: Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on. IEEE (2015) |  

D. M. Gan, J. S. Dai, Jorge Dias, and L. D. Seneviratne, Variable Motion/Force Transmissibility of a Metamorphic Parallel Mechanism with Reconfigurable 3T and 3R Motion, ASME 2015 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE 2015), August 2-5, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. 2015

Islam, S.; Dias, J.; Seneviratne, L.D., “Adaptive tracking control for quadrotor unmanned flying vehicle,” in Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM), 2014 IEEE/ASME International Conference on , vol., no., pp.441-445, 8-11 July 2014 |  
DOI: 10.1109/AIM.2014.6878117

M. Faix, E. Mazer, R. Laurent, M. O. Abdallah, R. Lehy and J Lobo, “Cognitive Computation: a Bayesian Machine Case Study”, in 14th IEEE Int. Conference on Cognitive Informatics and Cognitive Computing (ICCI*CC’15), Beijing, China, July 2015 |  
DOI: 10.1109/ICCI-CC.2015.7259367

B. Patrão, J. Nunes Seabra, S. Nascimento Pedro, P. Menezes, Demonstration of the Influence of Human Emotions in Physiological Signals, Exp.at’2015 International Conference, 2015

B. Patrão, J. Nunes Seabra, S. Nascimento Pedro, P. Menezes, An Affective Interaction System to Learn About Physiological Signals, Exp.at’2015 International Conference, 2015

J.D. Alves, Jorge Lobo, “Remote Lab for Stochastic Computing using Reconfigurable Logic”, 3rd Experiment@International Conference(Exp.at’15), 2-4 june Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal. |  

Islam, S.; Faraz, M.; Ashour, R.K.; Cai, G.; Dias, J.; Seneviratne, L., “Adaptive sliding mode control design for quadrotor unmanned aerial vehicle,” in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS), 2015 International Conference on , vol., no., pp.34-39, 9-12 June 2015 |  
DOI: 10.1109/ICUAS.2015.7152272

Saeed, A.S.; Younes, A.B.; Islam, S.; Dias, J.; Seneviratne, L.; Guowei Cai, “A review on the platform design, dynamic modeling and control of hybrid UAVs,” in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (ICUAS), 2015 International Conference on , vol., no., pp.806-815, 9-12 June 2015 |  
DOI: 10.1109/ICUAS.2015.7152365

Islam, S.; Faraz, M.; Ashour, R.K.; Dias, J.; Seneviratne, L.D., “Robust adaptive control of quadrotor unmanned aerial vehicle with uncertainty,” in Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2015 IEEE International Conference on , vol., no., pp.1704-1709, 26-30 May 2015 |  
DOI: 10.1109/ICRA.2015.7139417

M. S. Couceiro, R. P. Rocha and F. M. L. Martins, “Towards a Predictive Model of an Evolutionary Swarm Robotics Algorithm”, In Proc. of 2015 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2015), pp. 2090-2096, Sendai, Japan, May 25-28, 2015. |  
DOI: 10.1109/CEC.2015.7257142

Y. Abu-Kheil, G. Ciuti, M. Mura, J. Dias, P. Dario, and L. Seneviratne, “Vision/inertial-based image mapping for capsule endoscopy,” in UAE Graduate Student Research Conference (GSRC 2015). , Abu Dhabi, UAE, Winner of the best paper award in the Robotics, Automation and Bioengineering track

Al Tair, H., Taha, T., Al-Qutayri, M., Dias, J., Decentralized multi-agent POMDPs framework for humans-robots teamwork coordination in search and rescue, 2015 International Conference on Information and Communication Technology Research, ICTRC 2015, art. no. 7156459, pp. 210-213.

Abu-Kheil, Y., Ciuti, G., Mura, M., Dias, J., Dario, P., Seneviratne, L., Vision and inertial-based image mapping for capsule endoscopy, 2015 International Conference on Information and Communication Technology Research, ICTRC 2015, art. no. 7156427, pp. 84-87

M. Faix, J. Lobo, R. Laurent, D. Vaufreydaz and E. Mazer, “Stochastic Bayesian Computation for Autonomous Robot Sensorimotor Systems”, Workshop on Unconventional Computing for Bayesian Inference, 2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2015), Hamburg, 2015. |  

MSc thesis

André Gomes, “CHOPIN-MANET II – Ad Hoc Communication for Search and Rescue Robotics”, M.Sc. dissertation, July 2015. (Supervisor: Prof. Filipe Araújo; Co-supervisor: Prof. Rui P. Rocha) (dissertation written in Portuguese) |  

Poster Presentations in Conferences with Referees

J. Quintas, L. Almeida, E. Sousa, P. Menezes, “A context-aware immersive interface for teleoperation of mobile robots”, in SciTecIN’15 – Sciences and Technologies of Interaction, EPCGI’2015: The 22nd Portuguese Conf. on Computer Graphics and Interaction, Coimbra, Portugal, November 12 – 13, 2015 |  

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. |  

R. Duarte, J. Lobo, J. F. Ferreira, and J. Dias – “Synthesis of Bayesian Machines on FPGAs using Stochastic Arithmetic”, in 2nd International Workshop on Neuromorphic and Brain-Based Computing Systems (NeuComp 2015), associated with DATE2015, Design Automation Test Europe 2015, March 2015. |  

2014

Book

Ferreira, J. F. ; J. Dias, Probabilistic Approaches for Robotic Perception. Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics (STAR) 91, 2014 |  
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-02006-8

International Journals

M. S. Couceiro, D. Portugal, R. P. Rocha and N. M. F. Ferreira – “Marsupial Teams of Robots: Deployment of Miniature Robots for Swarm Exploration under Communication Constraints”, Robotica, 32(7), pp. 1017-1038, Oct. 2014. |  
DOI: 10.1017/S0263574713001185

M. Restivo, M. Chouzal, J. Rodrigues, P. Menezes, B. Patrão, J. Bernardino Lopes, Augmented Reality in Electrical Fundamentals, International Journal of Online Engineering, 10, 6, 68-72, Wien, Austria, 2014

D. Gan, J. S. Dai, J. Dias, L. Seneviratne – “Constraint-Plane-Based Synthesis and Topology Variation of A Class of Metamorphic Parallel Mechanisms”. Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, Springer, ISSN: 1976-3824, June, 2014. [Accepted]

Micael S. Couceiro, Patricia A. Vargas, Rui P. Rocha, “Bridging the Reality Gap between the Webots Simulator and e-puck Robots”, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 62(10), pp. 1549–1567, Oct. 2014.
DOI: 10.1016/j.robot.2014.05.007

J. F. Ferreira and J. Dias – “Attentional Mechanisms for Socially Interactive Robots – A Survey”. IEEE Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development, Volume 6, Issue 2, p. 110-125, 2014. |  
DOI: 10.1109/TAMD.2014.2303072

André Araújo, David Portugal, Micael S. Couceiro, Jorge Sales, and Rui P. Rocha, Desarrollo de un Robot Móvil Compacto Integrado en el Middleware ROS, Revista Iberoamericana de Automática e Informática Industrial (RIAI), 11(3), Elsevier
DOI: 10.1016/j.riai.2014.02.009

G. Cai, J. Dias, L. Seneviratne – “A Survey of Small-Scale Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Recent Advances and Future Development Trends”. Unmanned Systems, Vol. 2, No. 2 (2014) 1–26, World Scientific Publishing Company, 2014.

L. Santos, C. Christophorou, E. Christodoulou, G. Samaras, J. Dias, Development Strategy of an Architecture for E-Health Personalised Service Robots, IADIS International Journal On Computer Science and Information Systems , Volume 9, Issue 2, 2014

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

S. Islam, X. P. Liu, A. El Saddik, L. Seneviratne, J. Dias. “Control Schemes for Passive Teleoperation Systems over Wide Area Communication Networks with Time Varying Delay.” International Journal of Automation and Computing, vol. 11, nº 1, pp 100-108, Feb. 2014.
DOI: 10.1007/s11633-014-0771-z

M. S. Couceiro, P. A. Vargas, R. P. Rocha and N. M. F. Ferreira – “Benchmark of Swarm Robotics Distributed Techniques in a Search Task”, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 62(2), pp. 200–213, Elsevier, February, 2014. |  
DOI: 10.1016/j.robot.2013.10.004

L. Santos, K. Khoshhal Roudposhti, J. Dias, Trajectory-based Human Action Segmentation, Pattern Recognition , 2014
DOI: 10.1016/j.patcog.2014.08.015

J.F. Ferreira, J Dias Fundamentals of Bayesian Inference Probabilistic Approaches to Robotic Perception, 3-36, 2014
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-02006-8_1

J.F. Ferreira, J Dias Representation of 3D Space and Sensor Modelling Within a Probabilistic Framework Probabilistic Approaches to Robotic Perception, 37-69, 2014
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-02006-8_2

J.F. Ferreira, J Dias Hierarchical Combination of Bayesian Models and Representations Probabilistic Approaches to Robotic Perception, 103-119, 2014
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-02006-8_4

J.F. Ferreira, J Dias Probabilistic Learning Probabilistic Approaches to Robotic Perception, 147-167, 2014
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-02006-8_6

J.F. Ferreira, J Dias Wrapping Things Up… Probabilistic Approaches to Robotic Perception, 227-232, 2014
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-02006-8_9

J.F. Ferreira, J Dias Bayesian Programming and Modelling Probabilistic Approaches to Robotic Perception, 71-102, 2014
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-02006-8_3

Bhaskar, H.; Dias, J.; Seneviratne, L.; et al. “?-UAV Based Dynamic Target Tracking for Surveillance and Exploration.” ISVC 2014: Advances in Visual Computing, vol. 8887, pp. 445-456, 2014.

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

M. S. Couceiro, F. M. Martins, R. P. Rocha and N. M. F. Ferreira – “Mechanism and Convergence Analysis of a Multi-Robot Swarm Approach Based on Natural Selection”. Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, 76(2), pp 353-381, Springer, Nov. 2014.
DOI: 10.1007/s10846-014-0030-0

Micael S. Couceiro, Carlos M. Figueiredo, Rui P. Rocha and Nuno M. F. Ferreira – “Darwinian Swarm Exploration under Communication Constraints: Initial Deployment and Fault-Tolerance Assessment”, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 62(4), pp. 528-544, Elsevier, Apr. 2014.
DOI: 10.1016/j.robot.2013.12.009

Book Chapters

M. S. Couceiro, A. R. Lopes, N. M. F. Ferreira, A. G. Ferreira, R. Rocha – “Toward the Concept of Robot Society: A Multi-Robot SLAM Case Study”. Mathematical Methods in Engineering Book, pp. 57-66, Springer, 2014.
DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-7183-3_6

Ferreira, J. F.; Dias, J., “Preface”, Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics Volume: 91 Pages: 7-11

Ferreira, J. F.; Dias, J., “Case-study: Bayesian hierarchy for active perception”, Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics Volume: 91 Pages: 185-226
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-02006-8_8

Ferreira, J. F.; Dias, J., “Case-study: Bayesian 3D independent motion segmentation with IMU-aided RBG-D sensor”, Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics Volume: 91 Pages: 171-183
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-02006-8_7

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

Filipe Araújo, José Santos and Rui P. Rocha – “Implementation of a Routing Protocol for Ad Hoc Networks in Search and Rescue Robotics”, In Proc. of 2014 IEEE Wireless Days (WD’14), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Nov. 12-14, 2014. |  
DOI: 10.1109/WD.2014.7020821

David Portugal, Charles Pippin, Rui P. Rocha, and Henrik I. Christensen, “Finding Optimal Routes for Multi-Robot Patrolling in Generic Graphs”, In Proc. of 2014 IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2014), Chicago, Illinois, USA, pp. 363-369, Sep. 14-18, 2014. |  
DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2014.6942585

Francisco F. Sales, David Portugal, and Rui P. Rocha, “Real-time People Detection and Mapping System for a Mobile Robot using a RGB-D Sensor”, In Proc. of 11th Int. Conf. on Informatics in Control , Automation and Robotics (ICINCO 2014), Vienna, Austria, pp. 467-474, Sep. 1-3, 2014. |  
DOI: 10.5220/0005060604670474

Gonçalo S. Martins, David Portugal, and Rui P. Rocha, “A Comparison of General-Purpose FOSS Compression Techniques for Efficient Communication in Cooperative Multi-Robot Tasks”, In Proc. of 11th Int. Conf. on Informatics in Control , Automation and Robotics (ICINCO 2014), Vienna, Austria, pp. 136-147, Sep. 1-3, 2014. |  
DOI: 10.5220/0005058601360147

G. Cai, H. Al Mehairi, H. Al-Hosani, J. Dias, L. Seneviratne – “Frequency-Domain Flight Dynamics Model Identification of MAVs – Miniature Quad-Rotor Aerial Vehicles”. 2014 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2014), Chicago, USA, Sept. 14-18, 2014. [Accepted]

R. Martins, J. F. Ferreira, J. Dias – “Touch attention Bayesian models for robotic active haptic exploration of heterogeneous surfaces”. 2014 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2014), Chicago, USA, Sept. 14-18, 2014. |  
DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2014.6942711

Micael S. Couceiro and Rui P. Rocha, “Understanding Firefighters Behavior for Human-Robot Cooperation in Urban Fires”, In Proc. of 23rd IEEE Int. Symp. on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2014), Workshop on Developmental and Bio-Inspired Approaches for Memory and Emotion Modelling in Cognitive Robotics, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Aug. 25, 2014. |  

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. |  

P.Menezes, J.Quintas,J.Dias “The Role of Context Information in Human-Robot Interaction” .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. |  

D. Gan, J. S. Dai, J. Dias, L. D. Seneviratne – “Unified kinematics analysis and analytic singularity-free workspace of a metamorphic parallel mechanism with controllable rotation center”. Proceedings of the ASME 2014 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference (IDETC/CIE 2014), August 17-20, 2014, Buffalo, New York, USA. [accepted]

S. Islam, J. Dias, L. Seneviratne – “Adaptive Tracking Control for Quadrotor Unmanned Aerial Flying Vehicle”. 2014 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, July 8-11, 2014, Besançon, France. [accepted]

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”.  |  

J. Machado Santos, Micael S. Couceiro, David Portugal and Rui P. Rocha – “Fusing Sonars and LRF data to Perform SLAM in Reduced Visibility Scenarios”. In Proc. of IEEE Int. Conf. on Autonomous Robot Systems and Competitions (ICARSC 2014), Espinho, Portugal, pp. 116-121, May 14-15, 2014. |  
DOI: 10.1109/ICARSC.2014.6849772

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

S. Nascimento Pedro, J. Quintas, P. Menezes, Sensor-Based Detection of Alzheimer’S Disease-Related Behaviors, The International Conference on Health Informatics, ICHI 2013, Vilamoura, Portugal, Volume: 42, Pages: 276–279, SPRINGER, Heidelberg, 2014

A. Cardoso, M. Restivo, M. Quintas, M. Chouzal, M. G. Rasteiro, J. Marques, P. Menezes, Online Experimentation: Experiment@Portugal 2012, REV2014: International Conference on Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation, 2014

M. Restivo, M. Chouzal, J. Rodrigues, P. Menezes, J. Bernardino Lopes, Augmented Reality to Improve STEM Motivation, IEEE EDUCON, Istanbul, Turkey, 2014

A. Correia, L. Pinto, A. Araújo, S. Barbeiro, F. Caramelo, P. Menezes, M. Morgado, P. Serranho, R. Bernardes, Monte Carlo Simulation of Diabetic Macular Edema Changes on Optical Coherence Tomography Data, BHI2014 – International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics, Valencia, Spain, 2014

PhD thesis

Kamrad Khoshhal – “Probabilistic-based Human Behaviour Analysis using Hierarchical Framework”. Ph.D. thesis, Supervisor: Prof. Jorge Dias, University of Coimbra, May, 2014 |  
HANDLE: http://hdl.handle.net/10316/24529

Micael S. Couceiro – “Evolutionary Robot Swarms under Real-World Constraints”. Ph.D. thesis, Supervisor: Prof. Rui P. Rocha (Univ. Coimbra), Co-Supervisor: Prof. Nuno M. Ferreira (Coimbra Institute of Engineering), University of Coimbra, Apr. 2014 |  
HANDLE: http://hdl.handle.net/10316/24226

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

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

David Portugal – “Effective Cooperation and Scalability in Mobile Robot Teams for Automatic Patrolling of Infrastructures”. Ph.D. thesis, Supervisor: Prof. Rui P. Rocha, University of Coimbra, Mar. 2014 |  
HANDLE: http://hdl.handle.net/10316/24298

Comprehensive Human Motion Modeling:
Probabilistic Reasoning Based on Laban Movement Analysis, Luis Carlos Santos (University of Coimbra), Jorge Manuel Miranda Dias
April, 2014

MSc thesis

Eduardo Martins, “CHOPIN-CCO – Command Center of Operations for Search and Rescue Missions with Human and Robotic Teams”, M.Sc. dissertation, June 2014. (Supervisor: Prof. Paulo Menezes; Co-supervisor: Prof. Rui P. Rocha) |  

Franciso F. Sales, “SLAM and Localization of People with a Mobile Robot using a RGB-D Sensor”, M.Sc. dissertation, July 2014. (Supervisor: Prof. Rui P. Rocha; Co-supervisor: Eng. David Portugal) |  

Gonçalo S. Martins, “A Cooperative SLAM Framework with Efficient Information Sharing over Mobile Ad Hoc Networks”, M.Sc. dissertation, July 2014. (Supervisor: Prof. Rui P. Rocha; Co-supervisor: Eng. David Portugal) |  

Poster Presentations in Conferences with Referees

L. Almeida, B. Patrão, P. Menezes, J. Dias – “Be the Robot: Human Embodiment in Tele-Operation Driving Tasks”. 2014 IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication to be held in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, August 25-29, 2014. |  

P. Lanillos, J. F. Ferreira and J. Dias – “Evaluating the Influence of Automatic Attentional Mechanisms in Human-Robot Interaction”. In 9th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI 2014), Workshop 4 – HRI: a bridge between Robotics and Neuroscience, Bielefeld, Germany, March 3rd, 2014. (Poster) |  

2013

International Journals

B. Patrão, P. Menezes – “A Virtual Reality System for Training Machinery Operators”. International Journal of Online Engineering (iJOE), Vol. 9, Pages. 53-55 , ISSN: 1861-2121, 2013 |  
DOI: 10.3991/ijoe.v9iS8.3383

J. Lobo, P. Trindade – “InerTouchHand System – iTH – Demonstration of a Glove Device with Distributed Inertial Sensors and Vibro-tactile”. International Journal of Online Engineering (iJOE), Vol. 9, Pages. 56-58 , ISSN: 1861-2121, 2013 |  
DOI: 10.3991/ijoe.v9iS8.3385

D. Portugal and R. P. Rocha – “Distributed Multi-Robot Patrol: A Scalable and Fault-Tolerant Framework”. Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 61(12), pp. 1572–1587, Elsevier, December, 2013. |  
DOI: 10.1016/j.robot.2013.06.011

D. Gan, J. S. Dai, J. Dias, L. Seneviratne – “Unified Kinematics and Singularity Analysis of a Metamorphic Parallel Mechanism With Bifurcated Motion”. Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, Volume 5, Issue 3, August, 2013. |  
DOI: 10.1115/1.4024292

P. Drews, P. Nuñez, R. Rocha, M. Campos, J. Dias – “Novelty Detection and Segmentation based on Gaussian Mixture Models: a Case Study in 3D Robotic Laser Mapping”. Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 61 (12), pp. 1696-1709, Elsevier, December 2013. |  
DOI: 10.1016/j.robot.2013.06.004

M. S. Couceiro, R. P. Rocha, N. M. F. Ferreira – “A PSO Multi-Robot Exploration Approach Over Unreliable MANETs”. Advanced Robotics, 27(16), pp. 1221-1234, Robotics Society of Japan, July, 2013.
DOI: 10.1080/01691864.2013.819605

K. Khoshhal and J. Dias – “Probabilistic Human Interaction Understanding – Exploring Relationship Between Human Body Motion and the Environmental Context”. Pattern Recognition Letters, Volume 34, Issue 7, Pages 820-830, May 2013. |  
DOI: 10.1016/j.patrec.2012.09.021

J. F. Ferreira, J. Lobo, P. Bessière, M. Castelo-Branco, J. Dias – “A Bayesian Framework for Active Artificial Perception” – IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics (Systems Man and Cybernetics, part B), vol.43, no.2, pp.699-711, April 2013 |  
DOI: 10.1109/TSMCB.2012.2214477

D. Portugal and R. P. Rocha – “Multi-Robot Patrolling Algorithms: Examining Performance and Scalability”. Advanced Robotics, 27(5), pp. 325-336, Robotics Society of Japan, Feb. 2013. |  
DOI: 10.1080/01691864.2013.763722

B. Patrão, P. Menezes, An Interactive System for People Suffering from Cerebral Palsy, International Journal of Reliable and Quality E-Healthcare (IJRQEH), Volume 2, Number 1, IGI Global, 2013

Bandera Rubio, A. J.; Dias, J.; Escolano, F., “Scene understanding and behaviour analysis”, Pattern Recognition Letters Volume: 34 Issue: 7 Pages: 711-712
DOI: 10.1016/j.patrec.2013.01.009

Gan, D. M.; Dai, J. S.; Dias, J.; et al., “Reconfigurability and unified kinematics modeling of a 3rTPS metamorphic parallel mechanism with perpendicular constraint screws”, Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing Volume: 29 Issue: 4 Pages: 121-128
DOI: 10.1016/j.rcim.2012.11.006

Oliveira, G. N.; De Oliveira, M. E.; Dias, J.; et al., “Photorefractive moiré-like patterns with different variation directions for multi-projection in profilometer applications”, Proceedings of SPIE – The International Society for Optical Engineering Volume: 8785
DOI: 10.1117/12.2026277

Oliveira, G. N.; De Oliveira, M. E.; Dias, J.; et al., “Interferometric beating in digital Fourier transform holography”, Proceedings of SPIE – The International Society for Optical Engineering Volume: 8785
DOI: 10.1117/12.2026263

Quintas, J.; Cunha, A.; Serra, P.; et al., “Indoor Localization and Tracking Using 802.11 Networks and Smartphones”, Communications in Computer and Information Science Volume: 386 CCIS Pages: 117-127
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-41043-7_11

Caldeira, T.; Seneviratne, L.; Dias, J., “Indoor exploration using a µUAV and a spherical geometry based visual system”, IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology Volume: 394 Pages: 200-209 |  

Rebeca Marfil, Jorge Dias, Francisco Escolano Special Issue on Recognition and Action for Scene Understanding, 2013 Elsevier Journal on Neurocomputing

Book Chapters

L. Almeida, P. Menezes, J. Dias – “Augmented reality framework for the socialization between elderly people”. Handbook of Research on ICTs for Human-Centered Healthcare and Social Care Services, p. 430-448, IGI Global, 2013.
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-3986-7.ch023

T. Caldeira, L. Seneviratne, J. Dias, “Indoor Exploration Using a ?UAV and a Spherical Geometry Based Visual System” Technological Innovation for the Internet of Things, IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, Springer, Berlin Heidelberg, 2013, vol, 394, pp 200-209
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-37291-9_22

D. Portugal and R. P. Rocha – “Retrieving Topological Information for Mobile Robots Provided with Grid Maps”. In Agents and Artificial Intelligence, Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS) series, Vol. 358, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 204–217, 2013. |  
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-36907-0_14

J. M. A. Luz, M. S. Couceiro, D. Portugal, R. P. Rocha, H. Araújo, G. Dias – “Comparison of Classification Methods for Golf Putting Performance Analysis”. Computational Intelligence and Decision Making – Trends and Applications, From Intelligent Systems, Control and Automation: Science and Engineering Bookseries, Springer Verlag, vol. 61, pp. 35-45, 2013.
DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-4722-7_4

M. S. Couceiro, F. M. L. Martins, F. Clemente, R. P. Rocha & N. M. F. Ferreira – “Towards a Further Understanding of the Robotic Darwinian PSO”. Computational Intelligence and Decision Making – Trends and Applications, From Intelligent Systems, Control and Automation: Science and Engineering Bookseries, Springer Verlag, pp. 13-22, 2013.
DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-4722-7_2

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

D. Gan, G. Cai, J. Dias, L. D. Seneviratne – “Attitude Control of Quad-Rotor UAVs Using an Intuitive Kinematics Model”. In proceedings of 2013 IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems (ICECS 2013), December 8-11 2013, Abu Dhabi, UAE. |  

D. Gan, J. Dias, L. Seneviratne, Object Shape Perception in Blind Robot Grasping Using a Wrist Force/Torque Sensor, In proceedings of 2013 IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems (ICECS 2013), Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2013 |  

R. K. Ashour, S. Islam, L. D. Seneviratne, J. Dias – “Internet Based Bilateral Teleoperation System for Quad-Rotor Flying Vehicles”. In proceedings of 2013 IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems (ICECS 2013), December 8-11 2013, Abu Dhabi, UAE. |  

S. Pedro, J. Quintas, P. Menezes – “Sensor-Based Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Behaviors”, The International Conference on Health Informatics, ICHI November, 2013, Vilamoura, Portugal, Volume: 42, Pages: 276–279, SPRINGER, Heidelberg, 2014.
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-03005-0_70

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

D. Portugal and R. P. Rocha – “Scalable, Fault-Tolerant and Distributed Multi-Robot Patrol in Real World Environments”. In Proc. of 2013 IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2013), Tokyo, Japan, pp. 4759-4764, Nov. 3-8, 2013. |  
DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2013.6697042

J. M. Santos, D. Portugal and R. P. Rocha – “An Evaluation of 2D SLAM Techniques Available in Robot Operating System”. In Proc. of 11th IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics (SSRR 2013), Linköping, Sweden, 21-26 October, 2013.
DOI: 10.1109/SSRR.2013.6719348

N. L. Ferreira, M. S. Couceiro, A. Araújo and R. P. Rocha – “Multi-Sensor Fusion and Classification with Mobile Robots for Situation Awareness in Urban Search and Rescue using ROS”. In Proceedings of 11th IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics (SSRR 2013), Linköping, Sweden, 21-26 October, 2013.
DOI: 10.1109/SSRR.2013.6719361

D. Portugal, M. S. Couceiro and R. P. Rocha – “Applying Bayesian Learning to Multi-Robot Patrol”. In Proceedings of 11th IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics (SSRR 2013), Linköping, Sweden, 21-26 October, 2013.
DOI: 10.1109/SSRR.2013.6719325

R. P. Rocha, D. Portugal, M. S. Couceiro, F. Araújo, P. Menezes and J. Lobo – “The CHOPIN project: Cooperation between Human and rObotic teams in catastroPhic INcidents”. In Proceedings of 11th IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics (SSRR 2013), Linköping, Sweden, 21-26 October, 2013. |  
DOI: 10.1109/SSRR.2013.6719322

K. Khoshhal, J. Dias – “Improved Semantic-based Human Interaction Understanding Using Context-based knowledge”. 2013 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (IEEE SMC 2013), Manchester, United Kingdom, October, 2013. |  
DOI: 10.1109/SMC.2013.494

J. Lobo, P. Trindade – “Interactive Demonstration of InerTouchHand – iTH, a glove device with distributed inertial sensors and vibro-tactile feedback”. in Proceedings of the 2st Experiment@ International Conference (exp.at’13), Exhibition session, September, 2013.

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.

J. Quintas, P. Menezes, J. Dias – “Context-based perception and understanding of human intentions”. 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2013), Gyeongju, Korea, August, 2013.

João Quintas, Paulo Menezes, Jorge Dias – “Context-aware cooperation between human and robotic teams in catastrophic incidents”. 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2013), Gyeongju, Korea, August, 2013.

M. S. Couceiro, R. P. Rocha, N. M. Ferreira, P. A. Vargas – “Darwinian Robotic Swarms for Exploration with Minimal Communication”. In Proc. of 2013 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC 2013), Cancun, Mexico, pp. 127-134, Jun. 20-23, 2013.
DOI: 10.1109/CEC.2013.6557562

H. Aliakbarpour, K. Palaniappan and J. Dias – “Geometric exploration of virtual planes in a fusion-based 3D data registration framework”. Proc. SPIE 8747, Geospatial InfoFusion III, 87470C, June 13, 2013. |  
DOI: 10.1117/12.2015933

D. Portugal, M. S. Couceiro and R. P. Rocha – “Concurrent Bayesian Learners for Multi-Robot Patrolling Missions”. In Proc. of Workshop on Towards Fully Decentralized Multi-Robot Systems: Hardware, Software and Integration, 2013 IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2013), Karlsruhe, Germany, May 6, 2013.

M. S. Couceiro, R. P. Rocha and N. F. Ferreira – “Fault-Tolerance Assessment of a Darwinian Swarm Exploration Algorithm under Communication Constraints”. Proceedings of 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Karlsruhe, Germany, pp. 2000-2005, May 6-10, 2013.
DOI: 10.1109/ICRA.2013.6630845

J. F. Ferreira and J. Dias – “Hierarchical Log-Spherical Inference Grid – An Unconventional Approach to Robotic Perception and Action”. UARACIN – Workshop on Unconventional Approaches to Robotics, Automation and Control Inspired by Nature, 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2013), May 6th-10th, 2013. |  

A. Araújo, D. Portugal, M. S. Couceiro and R. P. Rocha – “Integrating Arduino-based Educational Mobile Robots in ROS”. In Proceedings of IEEE 13th International Conference on Autonomous Robot Systems and Competitions (Robotica 2013), pp. 8-13, Lisbon, Portugal, 2013
DOI: 10.1109/Robotica.2013.6623520

M. S. Couceiro, D. Portugal and R. P. Rocha – “A Collective Robotic Architecture in Search and Rescue Scenarios”. Proc. of 28th ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, pp. 64-69, Coimbra, Portugal, 2013
DOI: 10.1145/2480362.2480377

P. Catré, A. Marques, J. Quintas, J. Dia, TICE-Healthy: A Dynamic Extensible Personal Health Record in HEALTHINF2013, Barcelona, Spain, February, 2013

Gan, D.; Dias, J.; Seneviratne, L. D., Unified inverse dynamics of variable topologies of a metamorphic parallel mechanism using screw theory, Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference Volume: 6 B Year: 2013

J. M. Luz, M. S. Couceiro, D. Portugal, R. P. Rocha, H. Araújo, G. Dias, Comparison of Classification Methods for Golf Putting Performance Analysis, Computational Intelligence and Decision Making – Trends and Applications, From Intelligent Systems, Control and Automation: Science and Engineering Bookseries, 61, pp. 35-45 Springer Verlag, Coimbra, Portugal, 2013

N. Silva, J. Moreira, P. Menezes, Features Selection for Human Activity Recognition with iPhone Inertial Sensors, EPIA 2013 | 16th Portuguese Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2013

M. Restivo, J. Rodrigues, M. Chouzal, P. Menezes, Online virtual system for straightness evaluation, Exp.at’13: The 2nd Experiment@ International Conference, 2013

B. Patrão, P. Menezes, An Immersive System for the Training of Tower Crane Operators, Exp.at’13: The 2nd Experiment@ International Conference, Coimbra, Portugal, 2013

Al-Tair, H.; Dias, J.; Al-Qutayri, M., “Towards collaborative support system for teamwork between robots and human in hazard incidents”, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems Pages: 96-97
DOI: 10.1109/ICECS.2013.6815360

Aldahak, A.; Seneviratne, L.; Dias, J., “Mapping for unknown environments using triangulated maps”, Proceedings – 2013 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, SMC 2013 Pages: 1975-1980
DOI: 10.1109/SMC.2013.339

Aldahak, A.; Seneviratne, L.; Dias, J., “Mapping for unknown environment using incremental triangulation”, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems Pages: 106-107
DOI: 10.1109/ICECS.2013.6815365

Aldahak, A.; Seneviratne, L.; Dias, J., Frontier-based exploration for unknown environments using incremental triangulation, 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics, SSRR 2013
DOI: 10.1109/SSRR.2013.6719355

Gan, D.; Dai, J. S.; Dias, J.; et al., “Controllable rotation workspace of a metamorphic parallel mechanism with reconfigurable universal joints”, Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference Volume: 6 A
DOI: 10.1115/DETC2013-12462

PhD thesis

José Eduardo Figueiredo Lima Rebola (University of Coimbra), Neurociência cognitiva e mapeamento da conectividade funcional com imagens fMRI e sinais EEG (Cognitive Functional Mapping by using fMRI images and EEG Signals), PhD Thesis, Supervisors: Jorge Manuel Miranda Dias and Miguel Castelo Branco (Faculty of Medicine)

MSc thesis

Luís Costa, “Integration of a Communication System for Social Behavior Analysis in the SocialRobot Project”. M.Sc. Thesis, University of Coimbra, November, 2013. (Supervisor: Prof. Jorge Dias; Co-supervisor: Pedro Trindade) |  

Andrea Pinto – “iBombeiro – iDevice to monitor and help firefighters”, M.Sc. dissertation, University of Coimbra, September 2013. (Supervisor: Prof. Jorge Lobo; Co-supervisor: Prof. Paulo Menezes) |  

Nuno L. Ferreira – “MRsensing – Environmental Monitoring and Context Recognition with Cooperative Mobile Robots in Catastrophic Incidents”, M.Sc. dissertation, September 2013. (Supervisor: Prof. Rui P. Rocha; Co-supervisor: Eng. Micael Couceiro) |  

João M. Santos – “SmokeNav – Simultaneous Localization and Mapping in Reduced Visibility Scenarios”, M.Sc. dissertation, September 2013. (Supervisor: Prof. Rui P. Rocha; Co-supervisor: Eng. David Portugal) |  

João Martins – “MRSLAM – Multi-Robot Simultaneous Localization and Mapping”, M.Sc. dissertation, September 2013. (Supervisor: Prof. Rui P. Rocha; Co-supervisor: Eng. David Portugal) |  

Gonçalo Augusto – “RobotTeamSim – 3D Visualization of Cooperative Mobile Robot Missions in Gazebo Virtual Environment”, M.Sc. dissertation, September 2013. (Supervisor: Prof. Rui P. Rocha; Co-supervisor: Eng. Micael Couceiro) |  

José Santos Pereira, “Implementation of a Mobile Ad Hoc NETwork communication protocol for human-robot search and rescue teams”, M.Sc. dissertation, July 2013. (Supervisor: Prof. Filipe Araújo) (dissertation written in Portuguese) |  

Poster Presentations in Conferences with Referees

R. Martins, J. F. Ferreira, J. Dias – “Touch attention Bayesian models for robotic active haptic exploration”. In 2nd Workshop on Recognition and Action for Scene Understanding (REACTS) 2013, ISBN: 978-84-616-7092-5, York, UK, 30 August, 2013. |  

P. Catré, A. Marques, J. Quintas, J. Dias – “TICE-Healthy: A Dynamic Extensible Personal Health Record”. in HEALTHINF2013, Barcelona, Spain, February, 2013.

2012

International Journals

M. S. Couceiro, J. A. T. Machado, R. P. Rocha and N. M. F. Ferreira – “A fuzzified systematic adjustment of the robotic Darwinian PSO”. In Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Vol. 60, Issue 12, pp. 1625-1639, 2012. |  
DOI: 10.1016/j.robot.2012.09.021

J. Quintas, Y. Charalambous, C. Tsiourti, J. Dias – “Integration of an Automatic Indoor and Outdoor Activity Monitoring with a Social Network”. in Journal of Aging and Physical Activity (JAPA), Volume 20, Supplement, August: Abstracts for the 8th World Congress on Aging and Physical Activity: A Celebration of Diversity and Inclusion in Active Ageing 2012, 20, S278, 2012

J. F. Ferreira, C. Tsiourti, J. Dias – Learning emergent behaviours for a hierarchical Bayesian framework for active robotic perception – In Cognitive Processing journal, Vol. 13, Issue 1, Page 155-159, Springer, 2012 |  
DOI: 10.1007/s10339-012-0481-9

M. S. Couceiro, D. Portugal, N. Gonçalves, R. Rocha, J. Miguel A. Luz, C. M. C. Figueiredo, G. Dias – “A Methodology for Detection and Estimation in the Analysis of the Golf Putting”. Pattern Analysis and Applications, Springer, 2012. |  
DOI: 10.1007/s10044-012-0276-8

M. S. Couceiro, F. M. L. Martins, R. P. Rocha & N. M. F. Ferreira – “Analysis and Parameter Adjustment of the RDPSO – Towards an Understanding of Robotic Network Dynamic Partitioning based on Darwin’s Theory”. International Mathematical Forum, Hikari, Ltd., Vol. 7, Issue 32, pp. 1587-1601, 2012.  |  

J. F. Ferreira, M. Castelo-Branco, J. Dias – “A hierarchical Bayesian framework for multimodal active perception”. Adaptive Behavior, 20(3):172–190, June 2012. [Published online ahead of print, March 1st, 2012] |  
DOI: 10.1177/1059712311434662

M. S. Couceiro, R. P. Rocha, N. M. Fonseca Ferreira, J. A. T. Machado – “Introducing the Fractional Order Darwinian PSO”. Signal, Image and Video Processing, Fractional Signals and Systems Special Issue, Springer, 2012.  |  
DOI: 10.1007/s11760-012-0316-2

J. Lobo – “Interactive Demonstration of a Remote Reconfigurable Logic Laboratory for Basic Digital Design”. International Journal of Online Engineering (iJOE), Vol. 8, Pages. 19-20 , ISSN: 1861-2121, 2012 |  
DOI: 10.3991/ijoe.v8iS1.1886

J. Dias, A. Sahbani, L. Seneviratne, S. Zeghloul, J. Zhang – “Autonomous Grasping”, Robotics and Autonomous Systems: Special Issue on Autonomous Grasping, Volume 60, Issue 3, Pages 323-325, ISSN 0921-8890, March 2012. |  
DOI: 10.1016/j.robot.2011.07.007

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

M. S. Couceiro, C. M. Figueiredo, J. M. A. Luz, N. M. F. Ferreira & R. P. Rocha – “A Low-Cost Educational Platform for Swarm Robotics”. International Journal of Robots, Education and Art, IJREA, Volume 2, Issue 1, February, pp. 1-15, 2012.

J. Lobo, J. Dias, Integration of Visual and Inertial Sensing for Artificial Perception Systems, Springer Cognitive Systems Monographs (COSMOS), 2012

H. Aliakbarpour, J. Dias, “3D Reconstruction based on Multiple Virtual Planes by Using Fusion-based Camera Network”. Journal of Computer Vision (IET), ISSN: 1751-9632, 2012. [accepted]

J. Prado, C. Simplício, N. F. Lori and J. Dias – “Visuo-Auditory Multimodal Emotional Structure to Improve Human-Robot-Interaction”. International Journal of Social Robotics, Volume 4, p. 29-51, ISSN: 1875-4791, 2012. |  
DOI: 10.1007/s12369-011-0134-7

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

D. Portugal and R. P. Rocha – “Decision Methods for Distributed Multi-Robot Patrol”. In Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics (SSRR’2012), College Station, Texas, USA, November, 2012.
DOI: 10.1109/SSRR.2012.6523869

M. S. Couceiro, R. P. Rocha, C. M. Figueiredo, J. M. A. Luz & N. M. F. Ferreira – “Multi-Robot Foraging based on Darwin’s Survival of the Fittest”. In Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS’2012), Vilamoura, Algarve, October, 2012. |  
DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2012.6385512

M. Couceiro, C. Figueiredo, D. Portugal, R. P. Rocha, N. M. Ferreira – “Initial Deployment of a Robotic Team – A Hierarchical Approach Under Communication Constraints Verified on Low-Cost Platforms”. In Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS’2012), Vilamoura, Algarve, October, 2012. |  
DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2012.6385695

K. Khoshhal, P. Menezes, J. Dias – “Descriptive Human Action and Interaction Analysis in a Hierarchical Framework”. In 2012 International Workshop on Human-Agent Interaction (iHAI 2012), in IROS2012, Vilamoura, Portugal, 2012.

J. Lobo, J. F. Ferreira, P. Trindade and J. Dias – “Bayesian 3D Independent Motion Segmentation with IMU-Aided RBG-D Sensor”. In proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Information Integration (MFI 2012), Hamburg, September, 2012. |  
DOI: 10.1109/MFI.2012.6343023

C. Christophorou, P. Alvito, P. Andreou, E. Christodoulou, J. Dias, G. Samaras – “SocialRobot: Elderly home Care and socialization”. In the Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) Forum 2012, Eindhoven, September, 2012 |  

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

P. Trindade, J. Lobo, J. P. Barreto – “Hand gesture recognition using colour and depth images enhanced with hand angular pose data”. In proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Information Integration (MFI 2012), Hamburg, September, 2012. |  
DOI: 10.1109/MFI.2012.6343032

J. Quintas, L. Almeida, M. Brito, G. Quintela, P. Menezes, J. Dias – “Context-based understanding of interaction intentions”. in Proceedings of the 21st IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2012), Paris, France, 2012 |  
DOI: 10.1109/ROMAN.2012.6343803

K. Khoshhal, J. Dias – “Interrelation Analysis for Interpersonal Behaviour Understanding in Social Context”. In 10th IFAC Symposium on Robot Control (SYROCO 2012), Dubrovnik, Croatia, September, 2012. |  
DOI: 10.3182/20120905-3-HR-2030.00056

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, J. F. Ferreira, J. Dias – “Touch attention Bayesian models for object feature extraction in robotic blind manipulation”. In 32nd International Workshop on Bayesian Inference and Maximum Entropy Methods in Science and Engineering (MaxEnt 2012), Munich, July, 2012. |  

M. S. Couceiro, F. M. L. Martins, R. P. Rocha, N. M. F. Ferreira – “Introducing the Fractional Order Robotic Darwinian PSO”. In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Aerospace and Sciences – ICNPAA’2012, Vienna University of Technology, Austria, 2012. |  
DOI: 10.1063/1.4765496

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

A. Araújo, D. Portugal, M.S. Couceiro, C.M. Figueiredo and R.P. Rocha – “Small and Compact Mobile Robots: Surveying and Comparing Platforms”. In Proceedings of the AUTOMATICS International Conference (AUTOMATIC 2012), Sozopol, Bulgaria, 2012. |  

G. Macesanu, S. Grigorescu, J. F. Ferreira, J. Dias, F. Moldoveanu – “Real Time Facial Features Tracking using an Active Vision System”. In Proceedings of 13th International Conference on Optimization of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (OPTIM 2012), Brasov, Romania, May 24-26, 2012. |  
DOI: 10.1109/OPTIM.2012.6231866

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 |  

L. Almeida, P. Menezes and J. Dias – “On-Line 3D Body Modelling for Augmented Reality”. GRAPP 2012 – International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications, Rome, Italy, February 24-26, 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

P. Freitas, P. Menezes, J. Dias, “Online Topological Mapping of a Sparse Camera Network”. 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_25

D. Portugal, R. P. Rocha, “Measuring Variables Effect to Statistically Model the Multi-Robot Patrolling Problem by means of ANOVA”. In Proceedings of the 3rd Doctoral Conference on Computing, Electrical and Industrial Systems (DoCEIS’12), 199-206, Costa da Caparica, Lisbon, Portugal, February, 2012. |  
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-28255-3_22

A. Araújo, D. Portugal, M. S. Couceiro, C. Figueiredo, R.P. Rocha – “TRAXBOT: Assembling and Programming of a Mobile Robotic Platform”. In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence (ICAART’2012), Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal, February, 2012. |  
DOI: 10.5220/0003713303010304

D. Portugal, R.P. Rocha, “Extracting Topological Information from Grid Maps for Robot Navigation”. In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence (ICAART’2012), Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal, February, 2012. |  
DOI: 10.5220/0003746401370143

D. M. Gan, J. S. Dai, Jorge Dias, and L. D. Seneviratne. “Reconfiguration and Actuation Scheme of 3rTPS Metamorphic Parallel Mechanisms with Parallel Constraint Screws”, Proceedings of the Second ASME/IEEE International Conference on ReconfigurableMechanisms and Robots, Tianjin, China, July 8-11, 2012.

H. Al Hussein, D. M. Gan, J. Dias, L. D. Seneviratne. “Unified Kinematics Modeling of Variable Topologies of a 3(rT)PS Metamorphic Parallel Mechanism”, 2012 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, Chendu, China, August 5-8, 2012.

PhD thesis

Hadi Aliakbarpour – “Exploiting Inertial Planes for Multi-sensor 3D Data Registration”. PhD thesis, Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the University of Coimbra (FCTUC), November, 2012. (Supervisor: Jorge Dias) |  
HANDLE: http://hdl.handle.net/10316/21219

José Prado – “A new probabilistic methodology to support an emotive dialog between a human and a robot”. PhD thesis, Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the University of Coimbra (FCTUC), November, 2012. (Supervisor: Jorge Dias) |  
HANDLE: http://hdl.handle.net/10316/21151

A Framework for Multi-modal Data Registration and Data Fusion
Hadi Aliakbarpour (University of Coimbra)
Jorge Manuel Miranda Dias
November, 2012

MSc thesis

Pedro Machado, “InerTouchHand”. M.Sc. Thesis, University of Coimbra, September, 2012. (Supervisor: Prof. Jorge Lobo; Co-supervisor: Pedro Trindade) |  

Walter Miani, “Arduino programming using Matlab and Simulink”. M.Sc. Thesis, Universitá Degli Studi di Udine, September, 2012. (Supervisor: Prof. Pier Luca Montessoro; Co-supervisor: Prof. Rui P. Rocha; Co-supervisor: Eng. David Portugal; Co-supervisor: Eng. Micael Couceiro) |  

Amadeu Fernandes, “Comunicação Ad Hoc em Equipas de Robôs Móveis Utilizando a Tecnologia ZigBee”. M.Sc. Thesis, University of Coimbra, September, 2012. (Supervisor: Rui P. Rocha; Co-supervisor: Eng. David Portugal; Co-supervisor: Eng. Micael Couceiro) |  

André Araújo, “ROSint – Integration of a mobile robot in ROS architecture”. M.Sc. Thesis, University of Coimbra, July, 2012. (Supervisor: Prof. Rui P. Rocha; Co-supervisor: Eng. David Portugal; Co-supervisor: Eng. Micael Couceiro) |  

Poster Presentations in Conferences with Referees

P. Trindade, J. Lobo – “Grasp type identification and gesture recognition using distributed accelerometers”. In HANDLE Workshop, Benicassim, Spain, February, 2012 |  

R. Martins, J. Dias – “Representation framework of perceived object softness characteristics for active robotic hand exploration”. In HANDLE Workshop, Benicassim, Spain, February, 2012 |  

G. Macesanu, J. F. Ferreira, J. Dias – “A Bayesian Hierarchy for Gaze Following”. 5th International Conference on Cognitive Systems, COGSYS 2012, TU Vienna, Austria, February 22-23, 2012. |  

2011

International Journals

J. Dias – “Robotics Activities in Portugal – an Overview” in IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine, December 2011 |  

H. Aliakbarpour, L. Almeida, P. Menezes, J. Dias – “Multi-sensor 3D Volumetric Reconstruction Using CUDA”. Journal of 3D Research, Volume 2, Number 4, ISSN: 2092-6731, Springer, December 2011. |  
DOI: 10.1007/3DRes.04(2011)6

J. F. Ferreira, J. Lobo, J. Dias – “Bayesian Real-Time Perception Algorithms on GPU – Real-Time Implementation of Bayesian Models for Multimodal Perception Using CUDA” – published online February 2010, Journal of Real-Time Image Processing, Part II Special issue on: Parallel Computing for Real-Time Image Processing, 6(3): 171-186, September 2011. |  
DOI: 10.1007/s11554-010-0156-7

P. Menezes, F. Lerasle, and J. Dias. “Towards Human Motion Capture from a Camera mounted on a mobile Robot”. Image and Vision Computing, Volume 29, Issue 6, Pages 382-393, May 2011. |  
DOI: 10.1016/j.imavis.2011.01.003

Book Chapters

J. M. Luz, M. S. Couceiro, D. Portugal, R.P. Rocha, H. Araújo and G. Dias. “Comparison of Classification Methods for Golf Putting Performance Analysis” – In Ana M. Madureira, Cecília Reis and Viriato M. Marques (editors), Computational Intelligence and Decision Making, pp. 35-45, From Intelligent Systems, Control and Automation: Science and Engineering series, vol. 61, Springer Verlag, ISBN 978-94-007-4721-0, 2013. |  
DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-4722-7_4

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

M. S. Couceiro, N. M. Ferreira, F. M. Martins, R. P. Rocha, and F. Clemente. “Statistical Significance Analysis of the R-DPSO”. In Proc. of Int. Symp. on Computational Intelligence for Engineering Systems (ISCIES’2011), Coimbra, Portugal, Nov. 16-18, 2011.  |  

Jorge Lobo, “Interactive Demonstration of a Remote Reconfigurable Logic Laboratory for Basic Digital Design”. in Proceedings of the 1st Experiment@ International Conference – Remote & Virtual Labs – exp.at’11, Nov 2011. (Exhibition session)  |  

Jorge Lobo, “A Remote Reconfigurable Logic Laboratory for Basic Digital Design”. in Proceedings of the 1st Experiment@ International Conference – Remote & Virtual Labs – exp.at’11, Nov 2011. |  

J. Quintas, P. Menezes, J. Dias – “Cloud Robotics: Towards Context Aware Robotic Networks” – in Proceedings of IASTED, The 16th IASTED International Conference on Robotics (Robo 2011), Pittsburgh, USA, November 7-9, 2011 |  

J. Prado, L. Seneviratne, J. Dias – “Synthesis of Emotions on a Human-Robot-Interactive Platform” – in Proceedings of IASTED, The 16th IASTED International Conference on Robotics (Robo 2011), Pittsburgh, USA, November 7-9, 2011  |  

M. S. Couceiro, R. P. Rocha and N. M. Ferreira. “Ensuring Ad Hoc Connectivity in Distributed Search with Robotic Darwinian Particle Swarms”. In Proc. of 9th IEEE Int. Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics (SSRR 2011), Kyoto, Japan, pp. 284-289, Nov. 1-5, 2011.  |  
DOI: 10.1109/SSRR.2011.6106752

M. S. Couceiro, R. P. Rocha and N. M. Ferreira. “A Novel Multi-Robot Exploration Approach based on Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithms”. In Proc. of 9th IEEE Int. Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics (SSRR 2011), Kyoto, Japan, pp. 327-332, Nov. 1-5, 2011.  |  
DOI: 10.1109/SSRR.2011.6106751

D. Portugal and R. P. Rocha. “On the Performance and Scalability of Multi-Robot Patrolling Algorithms”. In Proc. of 9th IEEE Int. Symposium on Safety, Security, and Rescue Robotics (SSRR 2011), Kyoto, Japan, pp. 50-55, Nov. 1-5, 2011.  |  
DOI: 10.1109/SSRR.2011.6106761

L. Almeida, P. Menezes, L. D. Seneviratne, J. Dias – “Incremental 3D Body Reconstruction Framework for Robotic Telepresence Applications”- in Proceedings of IASTED, The 16th IASTED International Conference on Robotics (Robo 2011), Pittsburgh, USA, November 7-9, 2011 |  

H. Aliakbarpour, J. Quintas, P. Freitas, J. Dias – “Mobile Robot Cooperation with Infrastructure for Surveillance: Towards Cloud Robotics”. Workshop on Recognition and Action for Scene Understanding (REACTS) in the 14th International Conference of Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns (CAIP), September 2011, Spain. |  

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. Almeida, F. Vasconcelos, J.P. Barreto, P. Menezes, and J. Dias – “On-line incremental 3D human body reconstruction for HMI or AR applications” In CLAWAR2011 – The 14th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots And the Support Technologies for Mobile Machines, Paris, France, September 2011 |  

K. Khoshhal, Jorge Dias – “Probabilistic Human Activity Understanding Exploring Relationship Between Human Body Motion and the Environmental Context” – in Workshop on Recognition and Action for Scene Understanding (REACTS) as a satellite event of the 14th International Conference of Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns (CAIP) Spain, 1-2 September 2011.  |  

M. S. Couceiro, N. M. F. Ferreira, Rui Rocha – “O Conceito da Sociedade Robótica – Evidências Extraídas a Partir de GridSLAM Cooperativo em Player/Stage”. 6º Congresso Luso-Moçambicano de Engenharia, August 29 – September 02, Maputo, Moçambique, 2011. |  

H. Aliakbarpour, J. Dias – “Volumetric 3D Reconstruction without Planar Ground Assumption”. ICDSC’11, Fifth ACM / IEEE International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras, August, 2011, Belgium. |  
DOI: 10.1109/ICDSC.2011.6042942

M. S. Couceiro, N. M. F. Ferreira, and R. Rocha. “Multi-Robot Exploration based on Swarm Optimization Algorithms”. In Proc. of 7th European Nonlinear Dynamics Conference (ENOC’2011), Rome, Italy, Jul. 24-29, 2011. |  

H. Aliakbarpour, J. Dias – “Inertial-Visual Fusion For Camera Network Calibration”. IEEE 9th International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN’2011), Caparica, Portugal, July, 2011. |  
DOI: 10.1109/INDIN.2011.6034914

D. Portugal and R.Rocha – “Partitioning Generic Graphs into k Balanced Subgraphs” – In 6th Iberian Congress On Numerical Methods in Engineering (CMNE 2011), 14-17 June 2011, Coimbra, Portugal. |  

J. Lobo, P. Trindade, J. Dias – Observing hand grasp type and contact points using hand distributed accelerometers and instrumented objects – in IEEE/ICRA 2011: Workshop on Autonomous Grasping, Shanghai, China, May 2011. |  

M. Hofmann, M. Kaiser, H. Aliakbarpour, G. Rigoll – “Fusion of Multi-Modal Sensors in a Voxel Occupancy Grid for Tracking and Behaviour Analysis”. International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS 2011), Delft, The Netherlands, April, 2011. |  

J. Quintas, K. Khoshhal, H. Aliakbarpour, M. Hofmann, J. Dias – “Using Concurrent Hidden Markov Models to Analyze Human Behaviours in a Smart Home Environment” – in Wiamis 2011, 12th international Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS), 13-15 April 2011.  |  

K. Khoshhal, H. Aliakbarpour, J. Quintas, M. Hofmann and J. Dias – “Probabilistic LMA-based Human Motion Analysis by Conjugating Frequency and Spatial based Features” – in Wiamis 2011, 12th international Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS), 13-15 April 2011.  |  

L. Almeida, P. Menezes, J. Dias – Stereo Vision Head Vergence Using GPU Cepstral Filtering – VISAPP 2011 – Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications, Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal, March 5-7, 2011 |  

H. Aliakbarpour, J. Dias – “Multi-resolution Virtual Plane based 3D Reconstruction using Inertial-Visual Data Fusion”. VISAPP 2011, International Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications, March, 2011, Algarve, Portugal |  

L. Almeida, P. Menezes, J. Dias, “Vergence Using GPU Cepstral Filtering”, in Proceedings of the DoCEIS’11 – Doctoral Conference on Computing, Electrical and Industrial Systems. Lisbon, Portugal, February 21-23, 2011. |  
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-19170-1_35

J. Prado, C. Simplicio, J. Dias – Robot Emotional State through Bayesian Visuo-Auditory Perception – In DoCEIS’11 , 2nd Doctoral Conference on Computing, Electrical and Industrial Systems, 21-23 February 2011, Costa da Caparica, Lisbon, Portugal. |  

D. Portugal, R. Rocha – A survey on multi-robot patrolling algorthms – 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_15

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

J. Soares, J. Lobo, “A Remote FPGA Laboratory for Digital Design Students”, Proceedings of the 7th Portuguese Meeting on Reconfigurable Systems – REC2011, Feb 2011, pp.95-98 |  

K. Khoshhal, H. Aliakbarpour, J. Quintas, K. Mekhnacha, J. Ros and J. Dias – “LMA-based Human Behaviour Analysis Using HMM” – 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_21

H. Aliakbarpour, K. Khoshhal, J. Quintas, K. Mekhnacha, J. Ros, M. Andersson and J. Dias – “HMM-based Abnormal Behaviour Detection Using Heterogeneous Sensor Network” – 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_30

P. Trindade, J. Lobo – Distributed accelerometers for gesture recognition and visualization – in Proceedings of the DoCEIS’11 – Doctoral Conference on Computing, Electrical and Industrial Systems. Lisbon, Portugal, February 21-23, 2011. |  
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-19170-1_24

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

PhD thesis

João Filipe Ferreira. Bayesian Cognitive Models for 3D Structure and Motion Multimodal Perception. PhD thesis (submitted in 2010), Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the University of Coimbra (FCTUC), July 11th, 2011. |  
HANDLE: http://hdl.handle.net/10316/15737

Cloud Robotics: Towards Context Aware Robotic Networks, João Manuel Leitão Quintas (University of Coimbra) (part-time),Jorge Manuel Miranda Dias and Paulo Carvalho Menezes
PhD studies in progress and started on September 2011

MSc thesis

Henrique Gonçalves Guerra, “Processamento Binaural em Tempo Real Para Localização”. M.Sc. Thesis, University of Coimbra, September, 2011. (Supervisor: Jorge Lobo) |  

Pedro Miguel Caetano França Costa, “Implementação De Algoritmos De Saliência Em Tempo-real Numa GPU (Implementation Of Real-time Visual Saliency Algorithms On GPU)”. M.Sc. Thesis, University of Coimbra, July, 2011. (Supervisor: Jorge Lobo) |  

2010

International Journals

J. Santos, D. Celorico, J. Varandas, J. Dias – “Medical Interface for Echographic Free-hand Images”, Journal of Computational Vision and Biomechanics, Vol. 3, N.1, Serial Publications, ISSN 0973-6778, June 2010 |  

Rett, J.; Dias, J. and Ahuactzin, J-M.: Bayesian reasoning for Laban Movement Analysis used in Human Machine Interaction Int. J. Reasoning-based Intelligent Systems (IJRIS), Vol. 2, No. 1, pp.13-35. (2010)  |  
DOI: 10.1504/IJRIS.2010.029812

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

H. Aliakbarpour, J. Dias – “IMU-aided 3D Reconstruction based on Multiple Virtual Planes.” – DICTA’10, International Conference on Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications – Australian Pattern Recognition and Computer Vision Society Conference, IEEE Computer Society Press, 1–3 December 2010, Sydney, Australia. “Best Paper Award”.  |  

C. Simplício, J. Prado, J. Dias – “Comparing Bayesian Networks to Classify Facial Expressions” – in Proceedings of RA-IASTED, The 15th IASTED International Conference on Robotics and Applications, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, November 1-3, 2010 |  

D. Portugal, C. H. Antunes and R. Rocha. “A Study of Genetic Algorithms for Approximating the Longest Path in Generic Graphs”. In Proc. of 2010 IEEE Int. Conf. on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC’2010), Istambul, Turkey, pages 2539-2544, Oct. 10-13, 2010 |  
DOI: 10.1109/ICSMC.2010.5641920

M. S. Couceiro, A. R. Lopes, N. M. Ferreira, A. G. Ferreira and R. Rocha. “The Concept of Robot Society: Evidence Taken From Multi-Robot SLAM”. In Proc. of Mathematical Methods in Engineering International Symposium (MME’10), Coimbra, Portugal, Oct. 21-24, 2010. |  

P. Núñez, P. Drews Jr, A. Bandera, R. Rocha, M. Campos and J. Dias – “Change detection in 3D environments based on Gaussian Mixture Model and Robust Structural Matching for Autonomous robotic applications”- in Proc. of 2010 IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS’2010), Taipei, Taiwan, pp. 2633-2638, Oct. 18-22, 2010. |  
DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2010.5650573

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. |  

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.  |  

Paulo Drews Jr, Rui Rocha, Mario Campos, Jorge Dias – Detecção de Mudanças e Recuperação de formas em mapas 3D baseados em nuvens de pontos – CBA 2010 – XVIII Congresso Brasilerio de Automática – 12 a 16 de Setembro 2010, Bonito/MS – Brasil |  

Ferreira, J. F., and Dias, J. – A Bayesian Hierarchical Framework for Multimodal Active Perception -“Smarter sensors, easier processing” – Workshop, 11th International Conference on Simulation of Adaptive Behavior (SAB 2010), 24th August, 2010. |  

K. Khoshhal, H. Aliakbarpour, J. Quintas, P. Drews, J. Dias – Probabilistic LMA-based Classification of Human Behaviour Understanding Using Power Spectrum Technique – Fusion 2010 – 13th International Conference on Information Fusion – EICC Edinburgh, UK, July 26-29 2010. |  

H. Aliakbarpour, J. Dias – Human Silhouette Volume Reconstruction Using a Gravity-based Virtual Camera Network. 13th International Conference on Information Fusion, 26-29 July 2010 EICC Edinburgh, UK. |  

P. Drews, J. Quintas, J. Dias, M. Andersson, J. Nygards, J. Rydell – Crowd behavior analysis under cameras network fusion using probabilistic methods – 13th International Conference on Information Fusion, 26-29 July 2010 EICC Edinburgh, UK. |  

M. S. Couceiro, N. M. Ferreira and R. Rocha. “Mathematical Modeling and Simulation of Flying Robots”. In Proc. of Int. Workshop Robocontrol 2010 — Applied Robotics and Automation, Bauru, São Paulo, Brazil, May 6-7, 2010. |  

P. Drews Jr, P. Núñez, R. Rocha, M. Campos and J. Dias. “Novelty Detection and 3D Shape Retrieval using Superquadrics and Multi-Scale Sampling for Autonomous Mobile Robots”. In Proc. of 2010 IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA’2010), Anchorage, Alaska, USA, pp. 3635-3640, May 3-8, 2010. |  
DOI: 10.1109/ROBOT.2010.5509405

D. Portugal, R. Rocha – MSP Algorithm: Multi-Robot Patrolling based on Territory Allocation using Balanced Graph Partitioning – In Proc. of 25th ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC’2010), Special Track on Intelligent Robotic Systems (ROBOT), Sierre, Switzerland, pages 1271-1276, Mar. 22-26, 2010. |  
DOI: 10.1145/1774088.1774360

C. Simplício, J. Prado, J. Dias – A Face Attention Technique for a Robot Able to Interpret Facial Expressions – 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_36

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

H. Aliakbarpour, J. F. Ferreira, K. Khoshhal, J. Dias – A Novel Framework for Data Registration and Data Fusion in Presence of Multi-modal Sensors – in Proceedings of the DoCEIS 2010 – Doctoral Conference on Computing, Electrical and Industrial Systems – Lisbon, Portugal, Feb. 22-24, 2010. Springer – ISBN 978-3-642-11627-8 |  
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-11628-5_33

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

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

J. Prado , J.Lobo , J.Dias – SoPHIE: Social Robotic Platform for Human Interactive Experimentation, – 4th International Conference on Cognitive Systems, COGSYS 2010, ETH Zurich, Switzerland |  

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

PhD thesis

Augmented reality framework for socialization between elderly people,Luis Almeida (University of Coimbra), Jorge Manuel Miranda Dias and Paulo Carvalho Menezes
PhD studies in progress and started on September 2010

MSc thesis

Pedro Trindade, “Using Distributed Accelerometers for Gesture Recognition and Visualization”. M.Sc. Thesis, University of Coimbra, September, 2010. (Supervisor: Jorge Nuno de Almeida e Sousa Lobo) |  

Poster Presentations in Conferences with Referees

P. Trindade, J. Lobo – “3D visualization for Handle datasets and distributed hand accelerometers”. In 10th International UJI Robotics Schooll: Summer school on robot grasping (IURS 2010), Benicassim, Spain, September, 2010 |  

J. F. Ferreira, A. Malhão, M.C. Branco, J. Dias – A Bayesian Hierarchy as a Model of Human Active Visuauditory Perception – 4th International Conference on Cognitive Systems, COGSYS 2010, ETH Zurich, Switzerland |  

2009

International Journals

Luiz G.B. Mirisola, Dias, J. “Exploiting Attitude Sensing in Vision-Based Navigation for an Airship” – Journal of Robotics, vol. 2009, Article ID 854102, 2009, doi:10.1155/2009/854102 |  
DOI: 10.1155/2009/854102

Book Chapters

J. Monteiro and R. Rocha, “Generic Real-Time Motion Controller for Differential Mobile Robots”, In Aleksandar D. Rodic (editor), Robotics, Contemporary Robotics, Challenges and Solutions, pp. 163-186, In-Tech Education and Publishing, ISBN 978-9-53307-038-4 (hardcover), ISBN 978-9-53761-939-8 (ebook), Dec. 2009.
DOI: 10.5772/7798

F. Ferreira, I. Amorim, R. Rocha and J. Dias – “T-SLAM: Registering Topological and Geometric Maps for Robot Localization” – In Hernsoo Hahn, Hanseok Ko and Sukhan Lee (editors), Multisensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems, pp. 423-438, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering (LNEE) series, vol. 35, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, ISBN 978-3-540-89858-0, May 2009. |  
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-89859-7_29

Mirisola, L. and Dias, J.(2009), ”Tracking a Moving Target from a Moving Camera with Rotation-Compensated Imagery”, in Intelligent Aerial Vehicles, Chapter XVIII, ed. Thanh Mung Lam,In-Tech, Austria, ISBN: 978-953-7619-41-1, January 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. |  

Ferreira, J. F., Prado, J. A., Lobo, J., Dias, J., Multimodal Active Exploration Using A Bayesian Approach. In: 14th IASTED International Conference in Robotics and Applications, Cambridge MA, USA, November 2-4, 2009. |  

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

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

P. Núñez, P. Drews Jr, R. Rocha, M. Campos and J. Dias – “Novelty Detection and 3D Shape Retrieval based on Gaussian Mixture Models for Autonomous Surveillance Robotics” – In Proc. of 2009 IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS’2009), St. Louis, MO, USA, pp. 4724-4730, Oct. 11-15, 2009. |  
DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2009.5354712

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

P. Núñez, P. Drews Jr, R. Rocha and J. Dias – “Data Fusion Calibration for a 3D Laser Range Finder and a Camera” – In Proc. of European Conference on Mobile Robots (ECMR)
September 23-25, 2009
Mlini/Dubrovnik, Croatia |  

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. |  

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 |  

H. Aliakbarpour, P. Núñez, J. Prado, K. Khoshhal and J. Dias – An Efficient Algorithm for Extrinsic Calibration between a 3D Laser Range Finder and a Stereo Camera for Surveillance – Proceedings of the ICAR 2009 – 14th International Conference on Advanced Robotics – Munich, Germany, June 22-26, 2009 |  

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 |  

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 |  

Lobo, J.; Ferreira, J.F.; Dias, J.; Robotic Implementation of Biological Bayesian Models Towards Visuo-inertial Image Stabilization and Gaze Control – ROBIO 2008. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, 22-25 Feb. 2009 Page(s):443 – 448, 10.1109/ROBIO.2009.4913044  |  
DOI: 10.1109/ROBIO.2009.4913044

Ferreira, J.F.; Pinho, C.; Dias, J.; Implementation and Calibration of a Bayesian Binaural System for 3D Localisation – ROBIO 2008. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, 22-25 Feb. 2009 Page(s):1722 – 1727, 10.1109/ROBIO.2009.4913261  |  
DOI: 10.1109/ROBIO.2009.4913261

Jorge Manuel Miranda Dias – Towards Human reach-to-grasp generalization strategies: studies based a probabilistic approach for grasp exploration & sensor data combination & shape representation – Dagstuhl Seminar 09431 “From Form to Function”, Dagstuhl, Germany, 2009 |  

R. Menendez, J. Dias, J. Prado, H. Aliakbarpour, S. Andino, “Multiclass brain computer interface based on visual attention”, European Symposium on Artificial Neural Networks Advances in Computational Intelligence and Learning, Bruges, Belgium, 2009 |  

Luiz G. B. Mirisola and Jorge Dias: “UMA METODOLOGIA DE ODOMETRIA VISUAL/INERCIAL E SLAM 3D COM UM VANT”
IX Simpósio Brasileiro de Automação Inteligente
Brasil 2009 |  

PhD thesis

Luiz Gustavo Mirisola – Exploiting Attitude sensing in vision-based navigation, mapping and tracking including results from an airship
Supervisor Dr. Jorge Manuel Miranda Dias (FCTUC)
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of Coimbra |  
HANDLE: http://hdl.handle.net/10316/8553

Jörg Rett – Robot – Human interface using laban movement analysis inside a bayesian framework
Supervisor Dr. Jorge Manuel Miranda Dias (FCTUC)
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of Coimbra |  
HANDLE: http://hdl.handle.net/10316/8554

MSc thesis

David Portugal, “RoboCops: A Study of Coordination Algorithms for Autonomous Mobile Robots in Patrolling Missions”. M.Sc. Thesis, University of Coimbra, September, 2009. (Supervisor: Prof. Rui P. Rocha) |  

2008

Book Chapters

Santos, J. B., Celorico, D., Varandas J. and Dias J. (2007), “Medical interface for echographic free-hand images”, in Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing, Chapter VII, ed. J.Tavares & N. Jorge, Taylor & Francis Group, VipImage, ISBN 978-0-415-45777-4, London, 2008 |  

R. P. Rocha and J. Dias “Sharing Information Efficiently in Cooperative Multi-Robot Systems”.In Encyclopedia of E-Collaboration, ed. Ned Kock, IGI Global, 2008. 561-568, 2008. |  
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-000-4.ch085

Joerg Rett, Jorge Dias and Juan-Manuel Ahuactzin.
“Laban Movement Analysis using a Bayesian model and perspective projections”
In: Brain, Vision and AI – Edited by Cesare Rossi
ISBN: 978-953-7619-04-6 |  

Alexandra Moutinho, Luiz Mirisola, José Azinheira and Jorge Dias. “Project DIVA: Guidence and Vision Surveillance Techniques For An Autonomous Airship”.
In: Robotics Research Trends – Xing P. Guô (Editor).
ISBN: 1-60021-997-7 |  

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

I. Amorim, R. Rocha and J. Dias. – Mobile robotic surveillance systems: Detecting and evaluating changes in 3D mapped environments. In Proc. of 2nd Israeli Conference on Robotics (ICR 2008), Herzlia, Israel, Nov. 19-20, 2008 |  

Luiz G. B. Mirisola, and Jorge Dias, “Tracking from a Moving Camera with Attitude Estimates”
ICR 08 – The 2nd Israeli Conference on Robotics
19-20 Nov. 2008, Herzlia, Israel |  

J. Prado, J. Dias – “Visuovestibular-Based Gaze Control Experimental Case” – RECPAD 14a Conferencia Portuguesa de Reconhecimento de Padrões, Coimbra, 2008 |  

J. P. Barreto, J. M. Santos, P. Menezes, and F. Fonseca. “Ray-Based Calibration of Medical Endoscopes”. In “Int. Work. on Omnidirectional Vision, Camera Networks and Non-Classical Cameras”, Marseille, France, October 2008.

A. Handa, J. Sivaswamy, K. M. Krishna, S. Singh, and P. Menezes. “Person following with a mobile robot using a modified optical flow”. In “Clawar 2008”, Coimbra, Portugal, September 2008.

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 |  

J. Lobo, J. Filipe Ferreira, J. Augusto Prado, J. Dias, “Robotic Implementation of Biological Bayesian Models for Visuo-inertial Image Stabilization and Gaze Control”, 2008 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Acropolis Convention Center, Nice, France, Sept 22-26, 2008 |  
DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2008.4651258

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

Rui Rocha, Filipe Ferreira and Jorge Dias, “Multi-Robot Complete Exploration using Hill Climbing and Topological Recovery”
2008 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems
Acropolis Convention Center, Nice, France
Sept, 22-26, 2008 |  
DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2008.4650625

F. Ferreira and J. Dias, “Merging Topological Maps for Localisation in Large Environments”
CLAWAR’2008 – 11th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots and the Support Technologies for Mobile Machines
8-10 September, 2008, Coimbra, Portugal |  

F. Ferreira, I. Amorim, R. Rocha and J. Dias, “T-SLAM: Registering Topological and Geometric Maps for Robot Localization in Large Environments”
MFI’2008 – IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems
Aug. 20-22, 2008, Seoul, Korea |  
DOI: 10.1109/MFI.2008.4648097

Ferreira, J. F., Pinho, C., and Dias J., Active Exploration Using Bayesian Models for Multimodal Perception, In: Image Analysis and Recognition, Lecture Notes in Computer Science series (Springer LNCS), International Conference ICIAR 2008, Campilho, Aurélio and Kamel, Mohamed (Eds.), pp. 369-378, Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal, June 25-27, 2008. |  
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-69812-8_36

J. Monteiro and R. Rocha. “RACbot-RT: Robust Digital Control for Differential Soccer-Player Robots”.
In Proc. of 5th Int. Conf. on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics (ICINCO’08)
Funchal, Portugal
Pages 225-228, May 11-15, 2008. |  
DOI: 10.5220/0001505902250228

J. Monteiro and R. Rocha. “Robust Digital Control for Differential Soccer-Player Robots”.
In Proc. of 8th Conf. on Autonomous Robot Systems and Competitions
Aveiro, Portugal
Pages 45-50, Apr. 2, 2008. |  

C. Pinho, J. F. Ferreira, P. Bessière, and J. Dias, “A Bayesian Binaural System for 3D Sound-Source Localisation,” in International Conference on Cognitive Systems (CogSys 2008), pp 109-114, University of Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany, April 2008. |  

J. F. Ferreira, P. Bessière, K. Mekhnacha, J. Lobo, J. Dias, and C. Laugier, “Bayesian Models for Multimodal Perception of 3D Structure and Motion,” in International Conference on Cognitive Systems (CogSys 2008), pp. 103-108, University of Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany, April 2008. |  

PhD thesis

Autonomous Navigation And Multi-Sensorial Real-Time Localization For A Mobile Robot , Caetano Filipe Costa de Noronha Ferreira (Univ. Aveiro)
Jorge Manuel Miranda Dias and Vitor Santos (DEM-Univ. Aveiro)
September, 2008

Rui Bernardes – Desenvolvimento de Novas Metodologias para o Mapeamento Multimodal da Macula
Supervisor: Dr. Jorge Manuel Miranda Dias (FCTUC) and Dr. José Cunha-Vaz (AIBILI)
Faculty of Medicine of University of Coimbra
2008 |  

Technical Report

J. Dias and J. Lobo, Tutorial on Integration of Vision and Inertial Sensors, RSS 2008 Robotics Science and Systems Conference, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, June 25-27, 2008
(Published as a CD-ROM)

2007

International Journals

Ferreira, F., Santos, V. and Dias, J., A Topological Path Layout for Autonomous Navigation of Multi-sensor Robots, International Journal of Factory Automation, Robotics and Soft Computing, Editor-in-Chief: Salvatore Pannacchio, International Society for Advanced Research, 3, 203-215, July 2007. Also in Emerging Technologies Robotics and Control Systems, INTERNATIONALSAR, Vol. 2, 191-203, 2007. |  

Peter Corke, Jorge Lobo and Jorge Dias, “An introduction to inertial and visual sensing”, International Journal of Robotics Research, Special Issue 2nd Workshop on Integration of Vision and Inertial Sensors, vol.26, n.6, June 2007, pages 519-535. |  
DOI: 10.1177/0278364907079279

Jorge Lobo and Jorge Dias, “Relative Pose Calibration Between Visual and Inertial Sensors”, International Journal of Robotics Research, Special Issue 2nd Workshop on Integration of Vision and Inertial Sensors, vol.26, n.6, June 2007, pages 561-575. |  
DOI: 10.1177/0278364907079276

R. Rocha, J. Dias, A. Cunha and J. Varandas. “Towards a New Mobility Concept for Cities: Architecture & Programming of Semi-Autonomous Electric Vehicles”.
Industrial Robot, 34(2), Emerald journals
ISSN 0143-991X, pages 142-149
Mar. 18, 2007. |  

F. Ferreira, L. Davim, R. Rocha, J. Dias and V. Santos, Presenting a technique for registering images and range data using a topological representation of a path within an environment, Journal of Automation, Mobile Robotics and Inteligent Systems, Vol 3, 47 – 55,2007 |  

Jorge Dias, Markus Vinzce, Peter Corke, and Jorge Lobo, Editorial: Special Issue: 2nd Workshop on Integration of Vision and Inertial Sensors, The International Journal of Robotics Research 2007 26: 515-517. |  
DOI: 10.1177/0278364907079903

Book Chapters

P. Menezes, F. Lerasle, J. Dias, and T. Germa. Towards an Interactive Humanoid Companion with Visual Tracking Modalities. Humanoid Robots, Human-like Machines, Matthias Hackel (Ed.), ISBN: 978-3-902613-07-3, InTech, 2007. |  
DOI: 10.5772/4813

R. Rocha and J. Dias “Efficiently Sharing Information in Cooperative Multi-Robot Systems”, in “Encyclopedia of E-Collaboration”, Ned Kock (Ed.) Information Science Reference (formerly Idea Group Reference), Hershey, New York, ISBN 978-1-59904-000-4 (hardcover), ISBN 978-1-59904-000-1 (ebook), 2007, pp. 561-568.

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

Luiz G. B. Mirisola, Jorge M. M. Dias and A. Traça de Almeida. Trajectory recovery and 3D mapping from rotation compensated imagery for an airship. In IEEE Int. Conf. on Robots and Systems (IROS07), San Diego, CA, USA, Nov. 2007. |  
DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2007.4399029

Jörg Rett & Jorge Dias – Human Machine Interaction based on Bayesian Analysis of Human Movements – 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 |  

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 |  

Luiz G. B. Mirisola, Jorge Lobo, and Jorge Dias. 3D map registration using vision/laser and inertial sensing. In European Conference on Mobile Robots (ECMR2007), Freiburg, Germany, Sep. 2007. |  

Luiz G. B. Mirisola and Jorge M. M. Dias. Exploiting inertial sensing in mosaicing and visual navigation. In 6th IFAC Symposium on Inteligent Autonomous Vehicles (IAV07), Toulouse, France, Sep. 2007. |  

M. Fontmarty, F. Lerasle, P. Danès, and Paulo Menezes. “Filtrage Particulaire pour la capture de mouvement dédiée à l’interaction homme-robot”. In “Congrès francophone ORASIS”, Obernai, 2007.

F. Ferreira, L. Davim, R. Rocha, V. Santos and J. Dias. “Using Local Features to Classify Objects having Printable Codes”.
In Proc. of Int. Conf. 5th Workshop on European Scientific and Industrial Collaboration on promoting Advanced Technologies in Manufacturing (WESIC’07)
Warsaw, Poland, Jun. 21-22, 2007. |  

J.B. Santos, D. Celorico, J. Varandas, J. Dias, “Automatic segmentation of echocardiographic Left Ventricular Images by windows adaptive thresholds”, Proceedings of the International Congress on Ultrasonics, Vienna, April 9-13, 2007 doi:10.3728/ICUltrasonics. 2007 |  
DOI: 10.3728/ICUltrasonics

A. Cunha, J. Varandas, J. Dias, R. Rocha and S. van der Spek. “Towards a New Mobility Concept for Cities”.
Nova Terra Connected Cities, Interreg IIIC Network publication
ISSN 1570-0402, pages 27-31, Feb. 2007. |  

P. Menezes, F. Lerasle, J. Dias. “Visual Tracking-Based Modalities for Human-Robot Interaction”, IEEE Transactions on Robotics – Special Issue on Human-Robot Interaction, 2007.

P. Menezes, F. Lerasle, J. Dias, T. Germa. “Humanoid Robots, chapter Towards an Interactive Humanoid Companion with Visual Tracking Modalities” pro literatur Verlag, 2007.

Rett, J., Dias, J.: Human Robot Interaction based on Bayesian Analysis of Human Movements. In: Proceedings of EPIA 07, Lecture Notes in AI, Springer Verlag, Berlin. (2007) |  

Rett, J., Dias, J.: Human-robot interface with anticipatory characteristics based on Laban Movement Analysis and Bayesian models. In: Proceedings of the IEEE 10th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics (ICORR). (2007) |  
DOI: 10.1109/ICORR.2007.4428436

F. Ferreira, V. Santos and Jorge Dias, ROBUST PLACE RECOGNITION WITHIN MULTI-SENSOR VIEW SEQUENCES USING BERNOULLI MIXTURE MODELS, The 6th IFAC Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles, IAV 2007, Toulouse, France |  

PhD thesis

Paulo Jorge Carvalho Menezes,”Multi-Cue Visual Tracking for Human-Robot Interaction”, PhD Thesis, Univ. Coimbra, January, 2007. |  
HANDLE: http://hdl.handle.net/10316/7559

2006

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

G.Kumar, K. Krishna, and P. Menezes. “Multi-target Detection by Multi-sensor Systems: A Comparison of Systems”. In “IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics”, Kunming, China, December 2006.

Baptista P., Bernardes R., Ferreira J., Dias J., Cunha-Vaz J.: Multimodal macula mapping: study for rigid, perspective and non-rigid image registration. V Congresso de Investigação em Medicina, 23-24th November 2006, Coimbra Portugal.

Bernardes R., Baptista P., Dias J., Cunha-Vaz J.: Multimodal functional and morphological nonrigid image registration. V Congresso de Investigação em Medicina, 23-24th November 2006, Coimbra Portugal. |  

P. Menezes, F. Lerasle, and J. Dias. “Visual Tracking Modalities for a Companion Robot”. In proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ Int. Conference on Intelligent Robot Systems (IROS2006), Beijing China, October 2006. |  
DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2006.282099

P.Baptista, J.Ferreira, R.Bernardes, J.Dias, J. Cunha-Vaz, “Multimodal Macula Mapping by Deformable Image Registration“, CompIMAGE’2006 Symposium – Computational Modeling of Objects Represented in Images: Fundamentals, Methods and Applications, 20-21 October, 2006 |  

A. Clodic, S. Fleury, R. Alami, R. Chatila, G. Bailly, L. Brèthes, M. Cottret, P. Danès, X. Dollat, F. Elisei, I. Ferrané, M. Herrb, G. Infantes, C. Lemaire, F. Lerasle, J. Manhes, P. Marcoul, P. Menezes, and V. Montreuil. “Rackham: An Interactive Robot-Guide”. In “RO-MAN 06”, University of Hertfordshide, 9 2006.

Jörg Rett and Jorge Dias, “Gesture Recognition Using a Marionette Model and Dynamic Bayesian Networks (DBNs)”, Proceedings of ICIAR 2006, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, ISSN 0302-9743, Volume 4142/2006 69-80, September 2006 |  

F. Ferreira and V. Santos, J. Dias, “Integration of Multiple Sensors using Binary Features in a Bernoulli Mixture Model”, 2006 IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems September 3-6, 2006, Heidelberg, Germany |  

P. Menezes, F. Lerasle, and J. Dias. “Data Fusion for 3D Gestures Tracking using a Camera Mounted on a Robot”. In “International Conference on Pattern Recognition”, Hong Kong, August 2006.

R. Rocha, J. Dias, A. Cunha and J. Varandas. “Towards a New Mobility Concept for Cities: Architecture & Programming of Semi-Autonomous Electric Vehicles”.
In Proc. of 12th IASTED Int. Conf. on Robotics and Applications (RA’2006)
ISBN 0-88986-595-7, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, pages 96-101
Aug. 14-16, 2006. |  

Luiz G. B. Mirisola and Jorge Lobo and Jorge Dias, “Stereo Vision 3D Map Registration for Airships using Vision-Inertial Sensing”, The 12th IASTED Int. Conf. on Robotics and Applications, Honolulu, USA, August 2006 |  

R. Rocha. “Efficient Information Sharing and Coordination in Cooperative Multi-Robot Systems”.
In Proc. of II European-Latin-American Workshop on Engineering Systems (SELASI’2006), Porto, Portugal
Jun. 22, 2006. |  

P. Menezes, F. Lerasle, and J. Dias. “Visual Tracking Based Modalities Dedicated to a Robot Companion”. In “International Workshop on Vision Based Human-Robot Interaction Euros 2006”, Euron, March 2006.

J. Lobo, J. F. Ferreira and J. Dias – “Bioinspired Visuovestibular Artificial Perception System for Independent Motion Segmentation”. Second International Cognitive Vision Workshop, ECCV 9th European Conference on Computer Vision, Graz, Austria, 2006 |  

PhD thesis

Jorge Nuno de Almeida e Sousa Lobo, “Integraton of Vision and Inertial Sensing”, PhD Thesis, Supervisor: Jorge M.M.Dias, December 2006. |  
HANDLE: http://hdl.handle.net/10316/7560

R. Rocha, “Building Volumetric Maps with Cooperative Mobile Robots and Useful Information Sharing – A Distributed Control Approach based on Entropy”, PhD Thesis, Supervisor:Jorge M.M.Dias (FCTUC) and Adriano da Silva Carvalho (FEUP), Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto, May, 2006. |  
HANDLE: http://hdl.handle.net/10316/10199

Technical Report

J. Dias, Tutorial on Integration of Vision and Inertial Sensors – The 12th IASTED Int. Conf. on Robotics and Applications, Honolulu, USA, August 2006

2005

International Journals

R. Rocha, J. Dias and A. Carvalho. “Cooperative Multi-Robot Systems: a study of Vision-based 3-D Mapping using Information Theory”. Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 53(3–4), Elsevier journals, pages 282-311, Dec. 31, 2005. |  
DOI: 10.1016/j.robot.2005.09.008

Rui Bernardes, Jorge Dias, José Cunha-Vaz, “Mapping the Human Blood-Retinal Barrier Function”, IEEE Transactions On Biomedical Engineering, 52(1), pp 106- 116, Jan. 2005. |  
DOI: 10.1109/TBME.2004.839801

Book Chapters

João Filipe Ferreira and Jorge Dias, “ Three-Dimensional Planar Profile Registration in 3D Scanning”, M. Kamel and A. Campilho (Eds.): ICIAR Oct 2005, LNCS 3656, pp. 617–624, 2005. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2005. |  
DOI: 10.1007/11559573_76

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

P. Menezes, F. Lerasle, j. Dias, and Raja Chatila. “A Single Camera Motion Capture System dedicated to Gestures Imitation”. In “International Conference on Humanoid Robots”, IEEE-RAS, Tsukuba, Japan, December 2005.

Jörg Rett and Jorge Dias, “Visual based Human Motion Analysis: Mapping Gestures Using a Puppet Model”, 12th Portuguese Conference on Artificial Intelligence, University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal, December 5-8, 2005. |  

P. Menezes, F. Lerasle, J. Dias, and R. Chatila. “Appearance-Based Tracking of 3D Articulated Structures”. In “36th International Symposium on Robotics”, Tokyo, Japan, November 2005.

Bernardes R., Ferreira F., Baptista P., Sebastião A., Dias J., Cunha-Vaz J.: Functional and morphological retinal data fusion. EMBEC 2005, 20-25th November 2005, Prague, Czech Republic.

Pedro Baptista, Rui Bernardes, João Filipe Ferreira, Jorge Dias and José Cunha-Vaz, “Multimodal Macula Mapping: Study for Rigid Perspective And Deformable Image Registration”, The 3rd European Medical and Biological Engineering Conference, EMBEC’05, Nov. 2005. |  

Rui Bernardes, João Filipe Ferreira, Pedro Baptista, Ana Sebastião, Jorge Dias, José Cunha-Vaz, “Distortion Free Registration Between Multifocal ERG and Retinal Leakage Analyzer”, The 3rd European Medical and Biological Engineering Conference, EMBEC’05, Nov. 2005. |  

P. Menezes, F. Lerasle, J. Dias, and R. Chatila. “Single camera-based tracking of 3D gestures”. In “International Conference on Robotics and Applications (RA’2005)”, IASTED, Cambridge (USA), October 2005.

Bernardes R., Baptista P., Dias J., Cunha-Vaz J.: Multimodal Functional and Morphological Nonrigid Image Registration. ICIP’05, 11-14th September 2005, Génova, Itália.  |  
DOI: 10.1109/ICIP.2005.1529955

P. Menezes, J. Dias, F. Lerasle, and R. Chatila. “Robot interface by model-based vision tracking of human gestures”. In “IROS 2005 Workshop on Mobile Manipulators: Basic Techniques, New Trends & Applications”, Edmonton (Canada), August 2005.

F. Ferreira, V. Santos, J. Dias, “A Low-level Framework for a Probabilistic Treatment of the Topological Description of a Robot Mission”, IROS 2005– 2005 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Canada, Aug., 2005. |  
DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2005.1545362

R. Rocha, J. Dias and A. Carvalho. “Exploring Information Theory for Vision-Based Volumetric Mapping”. In Proc. of IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS’2005), Edmonton, Canada, pages 2409-2414, 2-6 Aug. 2005. |  
DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2005.1545338

P. Menezes, F. Lerasle, J. Dias, and R. Chatila. “Suivi visuel de structures articulées 3D par filtrage particulaire”. In “ORASIS 2005”, Fournol Puyde-Dôme, mai 2005.

Bernardes R., Baptista P., Ferreira J., Dias J., Cunha-Vaz J.: Registration of functional and morphological imaging modalities. EASDec, 15th Meeting of the EASD Eye Complications Study Group, 27-29th May 2005, Coimbra, Portugal.

Baptista P., Bernardes R., Dias J., Cunha-Vaz J.: Automatic Establishment of Macular Coordinates. EASDec, 15th Meeting of the EASD Eye Complications Study Group, 27-29th May 2005, Coimbra, Portugal.

Bernardes R., Baptista P., Dias J., Cunha-Vaz J.: Registration of functional and morphological imaging modalities. ISIE – 3rd Annual Meeting, 29-30th April 2005, Fort Lauderdale, Flórida, EUA.

Jorge Lobo and Jorge Dias, “Relative Pose Calibration Between Visual and Inertial Sensors”, Proceedings of the ICRA 2005 Workshop on Integration of Vision and Inertial Sensors – 2nd InerVis, Barcelona, Spain, April 18, 2005. |  

R. Rocha, J. Dias and A. Carvalho. “Cooperative Multi-Robot Systems: a Study of Vision-based 3-D Mapping using Information Theory”. In Proc. of IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA’2005), Barcelona, Spain, pages 386-391, 18-22 Apr. 2005. |  
DOI: 10.1109/ROBOT.2005.1570149

R. Rocha, J. Dias and A. Carvalho. “Entropy Gradient-based Exploration with Cooperative Robots in 3-D Mapping Missions”. In Proc. of ICRA’2005 Workshop on Cooperative Robotics, Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, Barcelona, Spain, Apr. 22, 2005. |  

J. Martins, R. Rocha, J. Lobo and J. Dias. “RAC Robotic Soccer Small-Size Team: Control Architecture and Global Vision”. In Proc. of Scientific Workshop of Robótica’2005 National Robotics Festival, Coimbra, Portugal, Apr. 29, 2005. |  

G. Bailly, L. Brèthes, R. Chatila, A. Clodic, J. Crowley, P. Danès, F. Elisei, S. Fleury, M. Herrb, F. Lerasle, P. Menezes, and R. Alami. “HR+ : Towards an Interactive Autonomous Robot”. In “Journées ROBEA”, pages 39-45. Montpellier, March 2005.

J. F. Ferreira, J. Dias. “Three-Dimensional Planar Profile Registration in 3D Scanning”, M. Kamel and A. Campilho (Eds.): ICIAR Oct 2005, Toronto, Canada, September 28-30, 2005LNCS 3656, pp. 617–624, 2005.

João Ferreira, Rui Bernardes, P. Baptista, Jorge Dias, José Cunha-Vaz, “Earmarking Retinal Changes in a Sequence of Digital Color Fundus Photographs”, The 3rd European Medical and Biological Engineering Conference, EMBEC’05, November 20-25, 2005, Prague, Czech Republic, IFMBE Proc 2005, 11(1), ISSN: 1727-1983 © 2005 IFMBE |  

J. Rodrigues, S. Brandão, J. Lobo, R. Rocha and J. Dias. “RAC Robotic Soccer Small-Size Team: Omnidirectional Drive Modelling and Robot Construction”. In Proc. of Scientific Workshop of Robótica’2005 National Robotics Festival, Coimbra, Portugal, 2005. |  

MSc thesis

João Filipe Ferreira, “TELE3D – Um Scanner para Registo Tridimensional de Objectos”, M.Sc. Thesis, University of Coimbra, January, 2005. (Supervisor:Jorge Manuel Miranda Dias) |  

2004

International Journals

AK Bejczy, JDias, “Integration of visual and inertial sensors”, Journal of Robotic Systems, vol. 21, nº 2, pp. 41-42, feb. 2004.

Jorge Lobo, Jorge Dias, Cameras with inertial sensors, Electronic Imaging Vol 14, N 1, SPIE International Technical Group Newsletter, Jan. 2004. |  

Joaquim Varandas, Pedro Baptista, Jaime Santos, Jorge Dias, “VOLUS – A visualization system for 3D ultrasound data”, Ultrasonics Journal, V42, Elsevier, pp. 689-694, 2004 |  
DOI: 10.1016/j.ultras.2003.11.006

Nuno Martins, Jorge Dias, “Camera calibration using reflections in planar mirrors and object reconstruction using volume carving method”, The Imaging Science Journal, Vol. 52, UK, pp. 117-130, 2004. |  
DOI: 10.1179/136821904225011609

Jorge Lobo, Jorge Dias, “Inertial Sensed Ego-motion for 3D Vision”, Journal of Robotic Systems 21(1), Wiley Periodicals, Inc., 2004. |  
DOI: 10.1002/rob.10122

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

Baptista P., Bernardes R., Dias J., Cunha-Vaz J.: Automatic Establishment of Macular Coordinates. EVER, 24-27th Setember 2004, Vilamoura, Portugal.

Paulo Menezes, José Barreto, Jorge Dias, “FACE TRACKING BASED ON HAAR-LIKE FEATURES AND EIGENFACES”, 5th IFAC/EURON Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisboa, Portugal, July 5-7, 2004. |  

L. Brèthes, P. Menezes, F. Lerasle, and J. Hayet. “Face Tracking and hand gesture recognition for human robot interaction”. In “International Conference on Robotics and Automation”, New Orleans, May 27 June 1 2004.

Filipe Ferreira, V. Santos, J. Dias, “Robot Navigation Base on Landmarks Detected in Multi-Scale Range Images ”, ISOMA ISOMA 2004 9th International Symposium on manufacturing and Applications – WAC – World Automation Congress, Jun 28 – July 1, 2004. |  
DOI: 10.1109/WAC.2004.185211

Bernardes R., Dias J., Cunha-Vaz J.: OCT B-Scans Geometric Registration Using an Energy Minimization Method. ISIE – 2nd Annual Meeting, 23-24 de Abril de 2004, Fort Lauderdale, Flórida, EUA.

José Barreto, Paulo Menezes and Jorge Dias, “Human-Robot Interaction based on Haar-like Features and Eigenfaces”, ICRA 2004 – IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, New Orleans LA, USA, April 26-May 1, 2004. |  
DOI: 10.1109/ROBOT.2004.1308099

Filipe Ferreira, J. Dias, V. Santos, “Convergence of methods for Multi-Scale Image analysis for Object and Image recollection”, IAS-8: 8th Conference on Intelligent Autonomous Systems, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, March 10-13, 2004. |  

L. Brèthes, P. Menezes, F. Lerasle, and M. Briot. “Segmentation couleur et Condensation pour le suivi et la reconnaissance des gestes humains”. In “14 ème Congrès Francophone AFRIF-AFIA de Reconnaissance des Formes et Intelligence Artificielle”, Toulouse France, January 2004.

Rett, J., Dias, J.: Autonomous Robot Navigation – A study using Optical Flow and log-polar image representation. In: Proceedings of the Colloquium of Automation, Salzhausen 2003/2004. (2004) – (Best Paper Award) |  

MSc thesis

João Pedro Paiva Alves, “CyberNav – Sistema de Navegação para Veículos Móveis”, M.Sc. Thesis, University of Coimbra, 2004. (Supervisor:Jorge Manuel Miranda Dias) |  

Technical Report

R. Rocha, J. Dias and A. Carvalho. “Entropy-based 3-D Mapping with teams of Cooperative Mobile Robots: a simulation study”. Technical Report, ISR – Coimbra, 16 pages, Feb. 2004. |  

R. Rocha, J. Dias and A. Carvalho. “Entropy-based 3-D Mapping with teams of Cooperative Mobile Robots: a simulation study”. Technical Report, ISR – Coimbra, 16 pages, Feb. 2004.
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2003

International Journals

Jorge Lobo, Jorge Dias, Vision and Inertial Sensor Cooperation – Using Gravity as a Vertical Reference, IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 25(12), IEEE Press, pp. 1597-1608, Dec. 2003. |  
DOI: 10.1109/TPAMI.2003.1251152

Jorge Lobo, Carlos Queiroz, Jorge Dias, World feature detection and mapping using stereovision and inertial sensors, Robotics and Autonomous Systems Journal, 44(1), Elsevier, ISBN 0921-8890, pp. 69-81, July 2003. |  
DOI: 10.1016/S0921-8890(03)00011-3

João Alves , Jorge Lobo , and Jorge Dias , “Camera-Inertial Sensor Modelling and Alignment for Visual Navigation”, Machine Intelligence & Robotic Control, Vol. 5, No. 3, pp. 103–111, 2003. |  

J Alves and J Dias, “Design and control of a spherical mobile robot”, Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, Vol. 217 Part I, Institute of Mech. Engineers, UK, 2003. |  

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

R. Rocha, J. Dias and A. Carvalho. “Assessing Information Utility in Cooperation-based Robotic Systems”. In Proc. of First European Conference on Mobile Robots (ECMR’2003), Radziejowice, Poland, pages 135-140, Sep. 4-6, 2003. |  

João Alves, Jorge Lobo, Jorge Dias, “Camera-Inertial Sensor modelling and alignment for Visual Navigation”, Proceedings of ICAR2003 – the 11th International Conference on Advanced Robotics, pages 1693–1698, Coimbra, Portugal, July 2003. |  

Carlos Simplício, Jorge Dias, “Traffic Signs Identification – the ICE-TOPIA system”, Proceedings of ICAR2003 – the 11th International Conference on Advanced Robotics, Coimbra, Portugal, July 2003.

Paulo Menezes, Ludovic Brethes, Frédéric Lerasle, Patrick Danès, Jorge Dias, “Visual Tracking of Silhouettes for Human-Robot Interaction”, Proceedings of ICAR2003 – the 11th International Conference on Advanced Robotics, Coimbra, Portugal, July 2003. |  

R. Rocha, J. Dias and A. Carvalho. “Assessing Information Utility in Cooperation-based Robotic Systems”. In Proc. of 11th International Conference on Advanced Robotics (ICAR’2003), Coimbra, Portugal, pages 840-845, Jun. 30 – Jul. 3, 2003. |  

Bernardes R., Lobo C., Dias J., Cunha-Vaz J.: Mapping human blood-retinal barrier function. ISIE – Inaugural meeting of the International Society for Imaging in the Eye, 2-3rd May 2003, Fort Lauderdale, Flórida, EUA.

Bernardes R., Lobo C., Dias J., Cunha-Vaz J.: New instrumentation for blood-retinal permeability analysis. CAFIA – 3rd International Workshop on Computer Assisted Fundus Image Analysis, 28-30th de March 2003, Turin, Italy.

Jorge Lobo, Luis Almeida, João Alves and Jorge Dias, “Registration and Segmentation for 3D Map Building – A Solution based on Stereo Vision and Inertial Sensors, Proceedings of the ICRA2003 – IEEE International Conf. on Rob. & Automation, Taipei, 2003. |  

MSc thesis

Carlos Manuel Cerqueira Simplício, “Reconhecimento de Imagem Utilizando Invariantes Geométricos”, M.Sc. Thesis, University of Coimbra, May, 2003. (Supervisor: Jorge Manuel Miranda Dias) |  

Nuno Alexandre Cid Martins, “Reconstrução Tridimensional Multi-Ocular Utilizando Superfícies Reflectoras Planas”. M.Sc. Thesis, March, 2003. (Supervisor: Jorge Manuel Miranda Dias) |  

2002

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

R.Bernardes, C.Lobo, J.Dias, J.Cunha-Vaz,”New Instrumentation for Blood-Retinal Barrier Permeability Analysis”, EMBEC’02 – 2nd European Medical & Biological Engineering Conference, 4-8 December, 2002, Vienna, Austria, Proc Volume 2, pp: 994-995, 2002. |  

João Alves, Jorge Dias, “Design of a Spherical Mobile Robot and its Control Electronics”, CONTROLO 2002, 5th Portuguese Conference on Automatic Control, Aveiro, Portugal, September 5-7, 2002- |  

Jorge Dias, Jorge Lobo, Luis Agnelo, “Cooperation between visual and inertial information for 3D vision”, MED 2002 -10th IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Lisbon, Portugal, July 9- 12th, 2002. |  

João Filipe Ferreira, Jorge Dias, “Tele-3D —Developing a Handheld Scanner Using Structured Light Projection”, 3DPVT, 1st International Symposium on 3D Data Processing Visualization and Transmission, Padova, Italy, June 19-21, 2002. |  
DOI: 10.1109/TDPVT.2002.1024161

João Filipe Ferreira, Jorge Lobo, Jorge Dias , “Tele 3D – Developing a Handheld Scanner Using Structured Light Projection”, RECPAD 2002-12th Portuguese Conference on Pattern Recognition, Aveiro, Portugal, June 27th- 28th, 2002. |  

Jorge Lobo, Luis Almeida, Jorge Dias, “Segmentation of Dense Depth Maps using Inertial Data- A real-time implementation ”, IROS’2002 – 2002 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Switzerland, 2002. |  
DOI: 10.1109/IRDS.2002.1041368

MSc thesis

Jorge Nuno de Almeida e Sousa Lobo, “Inertial Sensor Data Integration in Computer Vision Systems”. M.Sc. Thesis, February 2002. (Supervisor:Jorge Manuel Miranda Dias) |  

Technical Report

R. Rocha. “Fostering Cooperation among Intelligent Machines: State of the Art”. Technical Report, ISR – Coimbra, Sep. 2002. |  

R. Rocha. “Fostering Cooperation among Intelligent Machines: State of the Art”. Technical Report, ISR – Coimbra, Sep. 2002

2001

International Journals

R. Rocha. “State of the Art of Mobile Robotics in Portugal”. Invited paper for Robótica – Revista Técnico-Científica (a portuguese Scientific Journal), Nr. 43, 2nd trimester 2001, Apr. 2001. |  

João Filipe Ferreira, Nuno Martins, Luís Agnelo, J. Dias, “Imagiologia Tridimensional Digital para Construção de Protótipos Industriais”, Robótica, N. 45, 4.º Trim., pp. 28-34, 2001. |  

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

Carlos Queiroz, Jorge Lobo, Jorge Dias, “World Feature Detection and Mapping Using Stereovision and Inertial Sensors”, EUROBOT’01 – Fourth European Workshop on Advanced Mobile Robots, Lund, Sweden, pp. 67-74, September 19-21, 2001. |  

Jorge Lobo, Jorge Dias , “Fusing of Image and Inertial Sensing For Camera Calibration”, Proceedings of IEEE MFI 2001 the IEEE Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems, Baden-Baden, Germany, August 20-22, 2001. |  
DOI: 10.1109/MFI.2001.1013516

M. Isabel Ribeiro, Jorge Dias, J. Hallam, “Robotic WEBook: an electronic book initiative”, RET 2001 – Robotics Education and Training, Weingarten, Germany, July 21, 2001. |  

Jorge Dias, “Autonomous Mobile Robotics- Proposal for a Course Structure”, RET 2001 – Robotics Education and Training, Weingarten, Germany, July 21, 2001. |  

Jorge Lobo, Carlos Queiroz, Jorge Dias , “Vertical World Feature Detection and Mapping Using Stereo Vision and Accelerometers”, Proceedings of SIRS’2001 the 9th International Symposium on Intelligent Robotic Systems, Toulouse, France, July 18-20, 2001. |  

2000

International Journals

J. Dias, J. Lobo, “New Technology Demands for Future Robotics”, Robótica, N. 39, 2.º Trim., pp. 28-40, 2000. |  

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

J. Lobo, Jorge Dias, Recovering 3D Structure from Images and Inertial Sensors, 6th ESA Workshop on Advanced Space Technologies for Robotics and Automation, ESTEC Noordwijk, The Netherlands, 5-7 December, 2000. |  

Paulo Menezes, Carlos Queiroz, Jorge Dias, “Inertial Stabilization of a Four Legged Robot”, The Third International Conference of Climbing and Walking Robots, Madrid, Spain, 2-4 October 2000.

Carlos Queiroz, Nuno Gonçalves, P. Menezes, and J. Dias. “A Study on Static Gaits for a Four Legged Robot”. In “International Conference: Control 2000”, UKACC, University of Cambridge UK, 4-7 September 2000.

R. Rocha and A. Carvalho. “Stochastic and Couloured Petri Nets for Modelling and Designing of AGV Systems”. In Proc. of 10th International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing (FAIM’2000), Maryland, Washington, USA, Jun. 2000 |  

Nuno Martins, Jorge Dias, “Visual Inspection and 3D Reconstruction Based on Image-To-Mirror Planes”, IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology – IEEE ICIT’2000, Goa, India, 19-22 January 2000. |  

MSc thesis

Paulo Jorge Carvalho Menezes, “Navegação de Robôs Móveis”, M.Sc. Thesis, University of Coimbra, February, 2000. (Supervisor: Prof. Aníbal Traça de Almeida and Jorge M. M. Dias) |  

1999

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

L. Marques, J. Lobo, Jorge Dias, U. Nunes, Aníbal T. Almeida, “Sensors for Legged Mobile Robots”, 2nd International Workshop & Conference on Climbing & Walking Robots (CLAWAR), and The Support Technologies for Mobile Machines, Portland, Sep. 13, 1999 |  

Jorge Lobo, Jorge Dias, “Cooperation between visual and inertial information for visual sensor calibration and 3D vision”, NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Confluence of Computer Vision and Computer Graphics, Slovenia, 29-31 Aug. 1999. |  

Luís Almeida, Jorge Dias , “Dense Depth Maps using an Active Vision Head”, Proceedings of CARS & FOF’99 the 17th International Conference on CAD/CAM Robotics & Factories of the Future, Águas de Lindoia, SP, Brazil, August 18-20, 1999. |  

Nuno Martins, Jorge Dias, “Visual Inspection based on mirror images”, Proceedings of SIRS99 the 7th International Symposium on Intelligent Robotic Systems, Coimbra, July 20-23, 1999. |  

Luís Almeida, Jorge Dias , “Dense Depth Maps using Stereo Vision Head”, Proceedings of SIRS99 the 7th International Symposium on Intelligent Robotic Systems, Coimbra, July 20-23, 1999. |  

1998

International Journals

J. Dias, C. Paredes, I. Fonseca, H. Araújo, J. Batista, and A. T. Almeida, “Simulating Pursuit with Machine Experiments with Robots and Artificial Vision”, IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, vol.14, no.1, pp.1,18 |  
DOI: 10.1109/70.660834

Book Chapters

J. Lobo, L. Marques, J. Dias, U. Nunes, A. T. de Almeida, “Sensors for Mobile Robot Navigation”, in Autonomous Robotic Systems, Aníbal T. de Almeida and Oussama Khatib (Editors), Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences 236, Springer-Verlag, February 1998, pp 50-81, ISBN 1-85233-036-8.

H. Araújo, J. Dias, J. Batista, P. Peixoto, “Active Vision for Autonomous Systems”, in Autonoumous Robotic Systems, Anibal T. De Almeida and Oussama Khatib (Editors), Lectures Notes in Control and Information Sciences, 236, Springer-Verlag, 1998.

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

J. Lobo, J. Dias – “Ground Plane Detection using Visual and Inertial Data Fusion” – in Proceedings of the 1998 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligents Robots and Systems- IROS’98, Victoria, B.C., Canada, October 13-17, 1998, pp 912-917.  |  

I.Fonseca, J. Dias, “Exploring Spherical Image Properties for Robot Navigation”, Proceedings of IROS’98- International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Victoria, B.C., Canada, October 13-17, 1998. |  

C. Silva, N. Rodrigues, P. Menezes, and J. Dias. “Landmark Based Navigation of a Mobile Platform”. In “European Advanced Robotic Systems Development Mobile RObotics”, 14-16 September 1998.

J. Barreto, A. Trigo, P. Menezes, J. Dias, A. T. De Almeida, “FBD – The Free Body Diagram Method”, Proceedings of Controlo 98- the 3rd Portuguese Conference on Automatic Control, Coimbra, Portugal, September 9-11, 1998. |  

I. Fonseca, J. Dias, “Exploring Spherical Images Properties From Off-The-Shelf Cameras”, Proceedings of the Mechatronics’98 6th Mechatronics Forum International Conference, Skovde, Sweden, September 9-11, 1998. |  
DOI: 10.1109/IROS.1998.724673

J. Lobo, J. Dias, “Ground Plane Detection using Visual and Inertial Data Fusion”, Proceedings of the 5th IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems, Lisbon, Portugal, September 7-9, 1998. |  
DOI: 10.1109/ICECS.1998.814925

I. Fonseca, J. Dias, “Robot Navigation Using Visual Information”, Proceedings of the 24th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Aachen, Germany, August 31- September 4, 1998. |  

J. Lobo, J. Dias, “Integration of Inertial Information with Vision”, Proceedings of the 24th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Aachen, Germany, August 31- September 4, 1998. |  

J. Lobo, J. Dias, “Ground Plane Detection by Fusing Visual and Inertial Information”, Proceedings of AMC’98 -5th International Workshop on Advanced Motion Control, Coimbra, Portugal, June 29- July 1, 1998. |  
DOI: 10.1109/AMC.1998.743532

A. Valejo, J. Lobo, J. Dias, “Short-Range DGPS for Mobile Robots with Wireless Ethernet Links”, Proceedings of AMC’98 – 5th International Workshop on Advanced Motion Control, Coimbra, Portugal, June 29- July 1, 1998. |  

J. Barreto, A. Trigo, P. Menezes, J. Dias, A. T. De Almeida, “FBD – The Free Body Diagram Method Kinematic and Dynamic Modelling of a Six Leg Robot”, Proceedings of AMC’98 – 5th International Workshop on Advanced Motion Control, Portugal, Jun., 1998 |  

J. Dias, I. Fonseca, J. Lobo, “New Perspectives on Mobile Robot Navigation with Visual and Inertial Information”, Proceedings of AMC’98 – 5th International Workshop on Advanced Motion Control, Coimbra, Portugal, June 29- July 1, 1998. |  

N. Martins, J. Dias, “A Visual Inspection System Based on Fundamental Matrix and Structured Light”, WAC’98 -World Automation Congress – Special on session Sixth International Symposium on Manufacturing and Applications, Anchorage, USA, May 10-14, 1998 |  

MSc thesis

Inácio de Sousa Adelino da Fonseca, “Técnicas de Visão Aplicadas à Navegação em Robótica Móvel”, M.Sc. Thesis, University of Coimbra, May 1998. (Supervisor: Jorge Manuel Miranda Dias) |  

Carlos Rodrigues Paredes, “Fixação Visual – Uma Abordagem Computacional”, M.Sc. Thesis, University of Coimbra, April 1998. (Supervisor: Jorge Manuel Miranda Dias) |  

1997

International Journals

Dias, J., Araújo, H., Paredes, C., Batista, J., “Optical Normal Flow Estimation on Log-polar Images. A solution for Real-Time Binocular Vision”, Real-Time Imaging Journal, 3, pp. 213-228, 1997. |  
DOI: 10.1006/rtim.1996.0053

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

A. Silva, P. Menezes, J. Dias, H. Araújo, “Grid-Based framework for sensorial data integration in mobile robots”, SPIE’s International Symposium and Education Program on Intelligent Sys., Pennsylvania USA, October 14-15, 1997

J. Lobo, J. Dias, “Inertial Information on Artificial Vision and Mobile Robots”, 3rd – International Mechatronic Design and Modeling Workshop, Ankara-Turkey, September 15-18, 1997. |  

A. Silva, P. Menezes, J. Dias, “Avoidind Obstacles Using a Connectionist Network – Experiments Based on Visual and Sonar Information”, IROS’97 – IEEE-RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Grenoble, France, September 7-11, 1997. |  

J. Lobo, J. Dias, “Towards Visual and Inertial Sensing Integration – Contributions for Improving Mobile Robots Autonomy”, Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Intelligent Robotic Systems, Stockholm, Sweden, July 8-11, 1997. |  

F. Monteiro, P. Rocha, P. Menezes, A. Silva, J. Dias, “Teleoperating a Mobile Robot – A Solution Based on JAVA language”, ISIE’97 – IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, Guimaraes, Portugal, 7th-11th June, 1997. |  
DOI: 10.1109/ISIE.1997.651773

J. Lobo, J. Dias, “Integration of Inertial Information with Vision towards Robot Autonomy”, ISIE’97 – IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, Guimaraes, Portugal, 7th-11th June, 1997. |  

A. Silva, P. Menezes, J. Dias, “Grid Based Navigation for Mobile Robots – An Algorithm Based on The Integration of Vision and Sonar Data”, ISIE’97 – IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, Guimaraes, Portugal, 7th-11th June, 1997. |  

J. Lobo, J. Dias, “Inertial Information on Artificial Vision and Mobile Robots”, 30th International Symposium on Automative Technology and Automation, Dedicated Conference on Robotics, Motion & Machine Vision, Florence, Italy, 16th-19th June, 1997. |  

F. Silva, J. Dias, H. Araújo, “3D Affine Structure of Human Retina Based on Fundamental Matrices”, 4th European Conference on Engineering and Medicine, Warsaw, Poland, May 25-28, 1997. |  

L. Almeida, J. Dias, A. Traça de Almeida, “Dense Depth Maps Using Active Vision”, 9th Portuguese Conference on Pattern Recognition, Coimbra, Portugal, 20-21st March, 1997. |  

A. Silva, P. Menezes, J. Dias, “Avoiding Obstacles with Mobile Robots – Integrating Vision and Sonar Data in a Connectionist Approach”, 30th International Symposium on Automative Technology and Automation, Dedicated Conference on Robotics, Italy, 1997. |  

1996

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

H. Araújo, J. Dias, “An Introduction to the Log-Polar Mapping”, II Workshop em Visão Cibernética, Instituto de Física e Química de São Carlos, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Dezembro 9-11, 1996. |  

H. Araújo, J. Dias, J. Batista, P. Peixoto, “A Control Architecture for Active Vision Systems Enabling Real Time Operation”, II Workshop em Visão Cibernética, Instituto de Física e Química de São Carlos, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Dez., 1996

A. Silva, P. Silvestre, P. Menezes, J. Dias, A. Traça de Almeida, “Obstacle Detection and Avoidance using a Connectionist Approach”, 27th Int. Symposium on Industrial Robots, ISIR 96, Milan, October, 1996. |  

J. Dias, H. Araújo, J. Batista, P. Peixoto, “Active Vision Architectures for Autonomous Systems”, VICAM’96 – Euroconference Workshop on Vision for Control Aspects of Mechatronics, Guimarães, 16-21 Setembro, 1996. |  

Carlos Paredes, Jorge Dias, A. Traça de Almeida, ““Recovering Shapes and Detecting Movements using Fixation”, Proceedings of the Portuguese Conference on Automatic Control, CONTROLO 96, Porto, September 11-13, 1996. |  

H. Araújo, J. Batista, P. Peixoto, J. Dias, “Pursuit Control in a Binocular Active Vision System Using Optical Flow”, Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Volume I, pp. 313-317, Viena, Agosto 25-29, 1996.
DOI: 10.1109/ICPR.1996.546040

H. Araújo, J. Batista, P. Peixoto, J. Dias, “Gaze Control in a Binocular Active Vision System Using Optical Flow”, Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Intelligent Robotic Systems, pp. 181-188, Lisboa, Julho 22-26, 1996. |  

I. Sousa, J. Dias, H. Araújo, “Normal Optical Flow Based on Log-Polar Images”, Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Intelligent Robotic Systems, pp. 277-284, Lisboa, Julho 22-26, 1996. |  

Technical Report

J. Dias, F. Bergholm, Par Fornland, “VIRGO – Vision Based Robot Navigation Research Network, Overall Considerations and a Framework for Vision Based Navigation”, Technical Report TRITA-NA-P96/27, CVAP204, ISSN 1101-2250, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), CVAP, NADA, Stockholm, September, 1996 |  

J. Dias, F. Bergholm, Par Fornland, “VIRGO – Vision Based Robot Navigation Research Network, Overall Considerations and a Framework for Vision Based Navigation”, Technical Report TRITA-NA-P96/27, CVAP204, ISSN 1101-2250, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), CVAP, NADA, Stockholm, September, 1996

1995

International Journals

P. Leitão, C. Martins and R. Rocha. “Integration of CNC Machines in Flexible Manufacturing Cell”. In Proc. of ESPRIT 5629 Project, Centro de CIM do Porto (CCP), Portugal, Oct. 1995.

J. Dias, H., Araújo, C., Paredes, J., Batista, “Optical Normal Flow Estimation on Log-polar Images. A solution for Real-Time Binocular Vision.” Real-Time Imaging Journal, 3, pp. 213-2281997, 1995.

Book Chapters

de Almeida, A., Araújo, H, Dias, Nunes, U., “Multi-Sensor Integration for Mobile Robot Navigation”,in Artificial Intelligence in Industrial Decision Making, Control and Automation, S. Tzafestas and H. Verbruggen (editors), Kluwer Acad. Publish, 1995.

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

C. Martins and R. Rocha. “Manufacturing Cell Monitoring Process”. In Proc. of ESPRIT 5629 Project, Centro de CIM do Porto (CCP), Portugal, Oct. 1995. |  

J. Batista, J. Dias, H. Araújo, A. Traça de Almeida, “The ISR Multi-Degrees-of-Freedom Active Vision Robot Head”, M2Vip95- Second International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice, Hong Kong, September 1995. |  

J. Lobo, P. Lucas, J. Dias, A. de Almeida, “Inertial Navigation System for Mobile Land Vehicles”, IEEE International Conference on Industrial Electronics – ISIE’95, Athens, Greece, 10-14 July, 1995. |  
DOI: 10.1109/ISIE.1995.497296

P. Menezes, Jorge Dias, H. Araújo, A.T. de Almeida, “Low-Cost Sensor Based Obstacle Detection and Description”, ISER’95- Fourth International Symposium On Experimental Robotics, Stanford, California, June 30 – July 2, USA, 1995. |  

P. Menezes, J. Dias, H. Araújo, A. T. de Almeida, “Using Sonar Sensors to Perform Obstacle Detection”, 1er Colloque International Productique, Robotique du Sud Europe Atlantique, Bourges, France, 1-2 Jun., 1995. |  

J. Dias, C. Paredes, I. Fonseca, H. Araújo, J. Batista, A. de Almeida, “Simulating Pursuit with Machines – Experiments with Robots and Artificial Vision”, 1995 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Nagoya, Japan, May, 1995 |  
DOI: 10.1109/ROBOT.1995.525328

J. Batista, J. Dias, H. Araújo, A.de Almeida, “The ISR Multi-Degree of Freedom Active Vision Robot Head: Design and Calibration”, SMART Program Workshop, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisboa, Portugal, 27-28 April, 1995. |  

J. Dias, C. Paredes, I. Fonseca, H. Araújo, J. Batista, A. de Almeida, “Pursuit: Experiments with Robots and Active Vision”, SMART Program Workshop, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisboa, Portugal, 27-28 April, 1995.

S. Figueiredo, N. Martins, J. Dias, A. de Almeida, “Surveillance System Using Artificial Vision”, RECPAD 95 – Associação Portuguesa de Reconhecimento de Padrões, Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal, 23-24 of March, 1995. |  

J. Batista, J. Dias, H. Araújo, A. Almeida, “A Multi Degree of Freedom Robot Head Calibration – Some mathematical background”, RecPad95, Aveiro, March 1995.

H. Araújo, J. Dias, J. Batista, P. Peixoto, “Autonomous Robots and Active Vision Systems: Issues on Architectures and Integration”, EPIA – 7th Portuguese Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Workshop on Applications of AI to Rob. and Vision Sys, 1995. |  

Technical Report

P. Leitão, C. Martins and R. Rocha. “Integration of CNC Machines in Flexible Manufacturing Cell”. In Proc. of ESPRIT 5629 Project, Centro de CIM do Porto (CCP), Portugal, Oct. 1995. |  

1994

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

P. Menezes, H. Araújo, Jorge Dias, M.I. Ribeiro, “Obstacle Detection in Mobile Robots Using Sonar Data”, 1º Encontro Português de Controlo Automático, CONTROLO’94, IST- Lisboa, 14-16 Setembro, 1994. |  

Fonseca, I., Paredes, C., Dias, J., de Almeida, A., “Tracking Moving Objects with an Active Vision System and a Mobile Robot”, TELEMAN Students’ Research Project Congress, Leeuwenhorst Congress Centrum, Noordwijkerhout, Netherlands 24-26 June, 1994. |  

Dias, J., Coutinho, J., Chaves, A., de Almeida, A., “Integração de Um Sistema de Visão Num Robô Móvel”, 1º Encontro Nacional do Colégio de Engenharia Electrotécnica, Ordem dos Engenheiros, 12-13 Maio, 1994.

Dias, J., Batista, J., Araújo, H., de Almeida, A., “Multiocular Stereovision”, SMART Program Workshop, European Joint Research Centre, ISPRA, Italy, 14-15 April, 1994. |  

Batista, J., Dias, J., Araújo, H., de Almeida, A., “Monoplane Camera Calibration”, SMART Program Workshop, European Joint Research Centre, ISPRA, Italy, 14-15 April, 1994. |  

de Almeida, A., Araújo, H, Dias, Nunes, U., “Sensorial Integration for Navigation and Control of an Autonomous Mobile Robot”, 1st Mathmod Vienna, IMACS, Technical University of Vienna, Austria, Feb. 2-4, 1994. |  

Araújo, H., J. Dias, A. de Almeida. “Parallel Texture Analysis Using High-Order Statistics and Neural Networks”, Int. Symposium on Speech, Image Processing and Neural Networks, Hong-Kong, April 14-16, 1994.

PhD thesis

Jorge Dias, “Reconstrução Tridimensional Utilizando Visão Dinâmica”, Tese de Doutoramento, Universidade de Coimbra, Novembro 1994 |  
HANDLE: http://hdl.handle.net/10316/1913

1993

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

Dias, J., J. Batista, H. Araújo, A. T. de Almeida, “Using an Active Vision System to Compute Time-Until-Impact”, IECON’93, 19th Annual Conference of IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Maui, Hawaii, Nov. 15-19, 1993. |  

Batista, J., J. Dias, H. Araújo, A. de Almeida, “Monoplanar Camera Calibration- Iteractive Multi-Step Approach”, British Machine Vision Conference, BMVA’93, Surrey, July 1993. |  

Dias, J., Batista, J., Simplício, C., Araújo, H., de Almeida, A., “Implementation of an Active Vision System”, International Workshop on Mechatronical Computer Systems for Perception and Action, Halmstad University, Sweden, June 1-3, 1993. |  

Batista, J., J. Dias, H. Araújo, A. de Almeida, “Monoplanar Camera Calibration for Off-Shelf TV Cameras and Lenses”, 5th Portuguese on Pattern Recognition, RECPAD’93, Forum da Maia, Maia 13-14 of May, 1993.

Dias, J., Soares, J., Simões, P., Batista, J., Araújo, H., de Almeida, A., “Image Segmentation – Cooperation between focus and color”, 5th Portuguese on Pattern Recognition, RECPAD’93, Forum da Maia, Maia 13-14 of May, 1993.

Corvo, P., Branco, R., Dias, J., Batista, J., Araújo, H., de Almeida, A., “Multiocular Stereovision”, 5th Portuguese on Pattern Recognition, RECPAD’93, Forum da Maia, Maia 13-14 of May, 1993. |  

1992

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

Dias, J., H. de Araújo, J. Batista, A. de Almeida, “Stereo and Focus to Improve Depth Perception”, Second International Conference on Automation, Robotics and Computer Vision, Singapore, 15-18 September, 1992. |  

Peixoto, P., Faia, P., Dias, J., Araújo, H., “Simulation and comparision of algorithms for single target track initition in a multi-sensor cluttered environment”, RECPAD 92, 4th Portuguese Conference on Pattern Recognition, Portugal, March 12-13, 1992.

Dias,J, de Almeida, A., Araújo, H., Batista, J.,” Depth recovery and Segmentation by Active Focus”, RECPAD 92, 4th Portuguese Conference on Pattern Recognition, Portugal, March 12-13, 1992. |  

Dias,J, de Almeida, A., Araújo, H., Batista, J.,” Camera Recalibration by Using Multiple Frames”, RECPAD 92, 4th Portuguese Conference on Pattern Recognition, Portugal, March 12-13, 1992. |  

1991

Book Chapters

de Almeida, A., Nunes, U., Dias, J., Araújo, H., Batista, J., “A distributed control network for sensory robotics”,in Microprocessors in Robotics and Manufacturing Systems, Spyros Tzafestas (editor), Kluwer Acad. Publish, 1991

de Almeida, A., Nunes, U., Dias, J., Araújo, H., Batista, J., “A distributed control network for sensory robotics”,in Microprocessors in Robotics and Manufacturing Systems, Spyros Tzafestas (ed.), Kluwer Acad. Publish, 1991. |  

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

Dias, J., de Almeida, A., Araújo, H., “Depth Recovery using Active Focus in Robotics”, IROS 91, Osaka (Japan), Nov.3-5, 1991. |  
DOI: 10.1109/IROS.1991.174458

Dias, J., de Almeida, A., Araújo, H., Batista, J., “Improving Camera Calibration by Using Multiple Frames in Hand-Eye Robotic Systems”, IROS 91, Osaka (Japan), Nov.3-5, 1991. |  

Dias, J., de Almeida, A., Araújo, H., “Depth Perception using Focus with Hand-Eye Robotic System”, IECON 91, Kobe (Japan), Oct. 28-Nov. 1, 1991. |  

Dias, J., de Almeida, A., Araújo, H., Batista, J., “Camera Recalibration with Hand-Eye Robotic System”, IECON 91, Kobe (Japan), Oct. 28-Nov. 1, 1991. |  

Araújo, H., Dias, J., Batista, J., de Almeida, A., Nunes, U., “Multi-Criteria Decision in Artificial Vision Systems – The Particulary Case of Stereo Vision”, TIMS XXX -Sograpo XXIII, Joint Int. Meeting, July 15-17, Rio de Janeiro, 1991. |  

Dias, J., Batista, J., Araújo, H., de Almeida, A., Nunes, U., “Calibration of a Tridimensional Vision System for Robotics”, TIMS XXX -Sograpo XXIII, Joint Int. Meeting, July 15-17, Rio de Janeiro, 1991. |  

Dias, J., de Almeida, A., Araújo, H., “Utilização de Focagem e Visão Activa na Robótica”, ENDIEL’91, 29Maio – 2 Junho, Lisboa, 1991. |  

Batista, J., Dias, J., Araújo, H., de Almeida, A., “Análise qualitativa dos métodos de calibração de câmaras de video”, RECPAD’91, Aveiro, 15 Fev., 1991. |  

Batista, J., Dias, J., Nunes, U., Damasceno, A., Araújo, H., de Almeida, A., “Sistema de Visão Bidimensional para uma Célula Flexível de montagem”, RECPAD’91, Aveiro, 15 Fev., 1991. |  

Dias, J., Araújo, H., de Almeida, A., Henriques, L., Batista, J., “Desenvolvimento de uma cabeça articulada para visão activa”, RECPAD’91, Aveiro, 15 Fev., 1991. |  

Dias, J., de Almeida, A., Araújo, H., Batista, J., “Utilização de visão activa e focagem para determinação de profundidade”, RECPAD’91, Aveiro, 15 Fev., 1991. |  

J. Dias, H. Araújo, J. Batista, A. de Almeida. “Calibração dinâmica de um sistema móvel de visão tri-dimensional “, RECPAD’91, Aveiro, Portugal, February 15, 1991.

Araújo, H., Dias, J., “Arquivo, Compressão e Tratamento de Imagem em Medicina”, Congresso sobre Informática na Saúde, Lisboa, 17-18 Janeiro de 1991. |  

1990

Book Chapters

Nunes, U., Dias, J., de Almeida, A., “Geometric modeling aspects on vision and ultrasonic range sensing for robotic applications”, NATO ASI- on Expert Systems on Robotics, Corfu, Grécia, T. Jordanides (ed.), NATO ASI Series, Springer, 1990.

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

Nunes, U., Dias, J., de Almeida, A., “The use of ultrasonic information in path control of an industrial robot”, Proc. of Industrial, Vehicular and Space Applications of Microcomputers, NY, USA, ISMM Int. Symposium, Oct. 10-11, 1990. |  

Nunes, U., de Almeida, A., Dias, J., Faia, P., Baptista, L., “Processamento de Informação Ultrasonora para Aplicações de Robótica”, Jornadas Hispano-Lusas de Eng. Eléctrica, Vigo, Espanha, 4-6 Julho, 1990.

Dias, J., de Almeida, A., Batista, J., Bastos, F., Machado, J., Capote, E., “Calibração das câmaras de um sistema móvel de visão tridimensional”, Jornadas Hispano-Lusas de Eng. Eléctrica, Vigo, Espanha, 4-6 Julho, 1990. |  

A. de Almeida, P. Menezes, H. Fachada – “Servo Pneumatic Manipulator for the Plastics Industry” – In First International Conference on Applications of Industrial Electronic Systems – May 1990, Jerusalem.

Batista, J., Dias, J., Araújo, H., de Almeida, A., C. Mota, E. Leite, F. Silva, J. Cunha-Vaz, “Biblioteca de Processamento de Imagem”, 2nd Portuguese Congress on Biomedical Engineering, April 19-21, Aveiro, Portugal, 1990.

1989

International Journals

de Sá, L., Dias, J., Silva, V., “Image Processing System With Multiple DSPs”, Microprocessing and Microprogramming, 25, pp. 41-46, 1989. |  

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

Dias, J., Nunes, U., de Almeida, A., “Support System for Sensorial Data Integration for a Robotic Workcell”, IEEE Int.Workshop on Sensorial Integration for Industrial Robots, Zaragosa, 22-24 Nov., 1989. |  

Nunes, U., Dias, J., de Almeida, A., “BITbus on VMEbus for an Assembly Cell Application”, VMEbus in Industry – VITA Conf., Orly, Paris, 21 & 22 November 1989. |  

de Almeida, A., Araújo, H., Nunes, U., Dias, J., Batista, J., “Applications of computer vision to robotics on the University of Coimbra, 1st UNIDO, Workshop on Robotics and CIM, Costa da Caparica, Portugal, Setembro, 1989.

H. Fachada, P. Menezes, A. de Almeida – “Manipulador Pneumático com Posicionamento Contínuo” – In ENDIEL 89 – July 1989, Porto

de Almeida, A., Dias, J., Nunes, U., Crisóstomo, M., “Implementação de uma célula flexível de montagem”, ENDIEL’89,Porto, 12-14 Abril, 1989.

1988

Book Chapters

de Almeida, A., Araújo, H., Crisóstomo, M., Dias, J., de Sá, L., Nunes, U., Silva, V., “Multi-Sensor Distributed System for a Flexible Assembly Cell”, NATO ARW-Highly Redund. Sensing in Robotic Sys., Italy, J. T. Tou (ed.), NATO ASI Ser., Springer, 1988. |  

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

de Sá, L., Dias, J., Silva, V., “A Modular Approach to Image Processing Through the VMEbus”, ESONE-VMEbus in Research Conference, ETH, Zurich, Oct. 1988. |  

de Almeida, A., Araújo, H., Crisóstomo, C., Dias, J., de Sá, L., Nunes, U.,”Multi-Sensor Flexible Assembly Cell”, IFAC Symposium on Robot Control (SYROCO 88), Karlshuruhe, Alemanha, 5-7 October, 1988. |  

de Almeida, A., Fachada, H., Dias, J., Amado, P., Menezes, P., Nunes, U., “Low-Cost, High Performance Servo-Pneumatic Manipulators with Sensor Feedback”, IEEE Int. Symposium in Intelligent Control, Philadelphia, USA, 24-26 Aug, 1988. |  

Batista, J., Dias, J., Araújo, H., “Biblioteca de programas para Processamento de Imagem”, III Simpósio da Electrónica das Telecomunicações, Porto, 4-6 Maio, 1988. |  

1987

International Journals

de Almeida, A., Araújo, H., Dias, J., Perdigão, F., de Sá, L., Silva, V., Batista, J., “Actividades do GAAS nas áreas da Visão, Robótica e Processamento de Sinais, Revista de Informática-API, Vol. 6, N.º 5, Set. 1987. |  

Silva, V., Dias, J., de Sá, L., de Almeida, A., “Sistema de Visão por Computador”, Revista de Informática-API, Vol. 6, N.º 5, Set. 1987. |  

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

Dias, J., Silva, V., de Sá, L., “A Digital Signal Processor Based Vision System”, NATO ARW -Real Time Sensing in Robotic Systems, Maratea, Italy, September, 1987. |  

1986

Oral Presentations in Conferences with Referees

Dias, J., Nunes, U., Martins, A., “A Modular Approach to Distributed Control Implementations”, IFAC Symposium on Components, Instruments and Techniques for Low Cost AUTOMATION & APPLICATION, Valencia, Spain, 27-29 Nov., 1986. |  

de Sá, L., Dias, J., Silva, V., Perdigão, F., “Digital Signal Processing on VMEbus”, II Simpósio de Electrónica das Telecomunicações, Lisboa, 1986.

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