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Academic Degrees



- Habilitation (Agregado) in Informatics Engineering, University of Beira Interior (2016)
            Seminar: ''QUIS-CAMPI: Biometric Recognition in Surveillance Environments'',  Course: ''Biometric Recognition Systems''

- Ph.D. in Informatics Engineering, University of Beira Interior (2007),
            Thesis: ''Towards Non-Cooperative Biometric Iris Recognition''
            Supervisor: Prof. Luís A. Alexandre, Main examiner: Prof. John Daugman

- M.Sc. in Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science, University of Oporto (2004)
            Dissertation: ''MARCS: Multi-Agent Railway Control System''
            Supervisor: Prof. Eugénio Oliveira, Main examiner: Prof. Paula Prata.

- B.Sc. (Licenciado) in Mathematics / Informatics, University of Beira Interior (2001)
            Final Graduation Project: ''Neural Networks Web Simulator''
            Supervisor: Prof. J. Valente de Oliveira, Examiner: Dr. Paulo Fazendeiro


Research



Research Wordle (July 23th, 2015)


Interests (Keywords)

Computer Vision; Pattern Recognition; Biometrics; Artificial Intelligence; Visual Surveillance.




Selected Publications




     [SEL 1] Joint Head Pose / Soft Label Estimation for Human Recognition In-The-Wild

Hugo Proença, João C. Neves, Silvio Barra, Tiago Marques,  Juan C. Moreno

IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 38(12), pag. 2444-2456, 2016.

     [SEL 2] IRINA: Iris Recognition (even) in Inacurately Segmented Data

Hugo Proença, João C. Neves

Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition - CVPR 2017, Honolulu, Hawai, U.S.A., July 21-26, 2017.

     [SEL 3] Soft Biometrics: Globally Coherent Solutions for Hair Segmentation and Style Recognition based on Hierarchical MRFs

Hugo Proença, João C. Neves

IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 12(7), pag. 1637-1645, doi: 10.1109/TIFS.2017.2680246, 2017.

     [SEL 4] Iris Recognition: What's Beyond Bit Fragility?

Hugo Proença

IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 10(2), pag. 321-332, 2015.

     [SEL 5] Ocular Biometrics by Score-Level Fusion of Disparate Experts

Hugo Proença

IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 23(12), pag. 5082-5093, 2014.

     [SEL 6] Iris Recognition: On the Segmentation of Degraded Images Acquired in the Visible Wavelength

Hugo Proença

IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 32(8), pag. 1502-1516, 2010.

     [SEL 7] Segmenting the Periocular Region using a Hierarchical Graphical Model Fed by Texture / Shape Information and Geometrical Constraints

Hugo Proença, João C. Neves, Gil Santos

Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Biometrics - IJCB 2014, pag. 1-7, Clearwater, Florida, U.S.A., September 29- October 2, 2014.

     [SEL 8] Toward Non-Cooperative Iris Recognition: A Classification Approach Using Multiple Signatures

Hugo Proença, Luís A. Alexandre

IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 9(4), pag. 607-612, 2007. (special issue on biometrics featured article)

     [SEL 9] Acquiring High-resolution Face Images in Outdoor Environments: A master-slave Calibration Algorithm

João C. Neves, Juan C. Moreno, Silvio Barra, Hugo Proença

Proceedings of the IEEE Seventh International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems – BTAS 2015, Washington DC, U.S.A., September 8-11, 2015.

     [SEL 10] Dynamic Camera Scheduling for Visual Surveillance in Crowded Scenes using Markov Random Fields

João C. Neves,  Hugo Proença

Proceedings of the 12th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal based Surveillance - AVSS 2015, pag. 1-6, Kalrsruhe, Germany, August 25-28, 2015.


Publications (Full List)




Edited Books


     [2, B] Human Recognition in Unconstrained Environments Using Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning Methods for Biometrics 


Maria de Marsico, Michele Nappi, Hugo Proença (Eds.)

Springer-Verlag book series, Communications Engineering/ Computer Vision, ISBN: 978-0-08-100705-1, 2016.


     [1, B] Signal and Image Processing for Biometrics : State of the Art and Recent Advances

Jacob Scharcanski, Hugo Proença, Eliza Yingzi Du (Eds.)

Springer-Verlag book series, Lecture Notes on Electrical Engineering, vol. 292, 2014, ISBN: 978-3-642-54079-0.


International Refereed Journals


     [35, IJ] Soft Biometrics: Globally Coherent Solutions for Hair Segmentation and Style Recognition based on Hierarchical MRFs

Hugo Proença, João C. Neves

IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 12(7), pag. 1637-1645, doi: 10.1109/TIFS.2017.2680246, 2017.

     [34, IJ] Results from MICHE II - Mobile Iris CHallenge Evaluation II

Maria de Marsico, Michele Nappi, Hugo Proença

Elsevier Pattern Recognition Letters, doi: 10.1016/j.patrec.2016.12.013,  2017. (in press)

     [33, IJ] Preface to "Biometric Recognition in-the-Wild" Special Issue

Hugo Proença, Mark Nixon, Michele Nappi

IEEE Intelligent Systems, ?(?), pag. ?-?, 2016. (in press)

     [32, IJ] Visible-wavelength Iris / Periocular Imaging and Recognition in Surveillance Environments

Hugo Proença, João C. Neves

Elsevier Image and Vision Computing, doi: 10.1016/j.imavis.2016.03.015,  2016.

     [31, IJ] Biometric Recognition in Surveillance Scenarios: A Survey

João C. Neves, Hugo Proença

Springer Artificial Intelligence Review, 46(4), pag. 1-27, 2016.

     [30, IJ] Joint Head Pose / Soft Label Estimation for Human Recognition In-The-Wild

Hugo Proença, João C. Neves, Silvio Barra, Tiago Marques,  Juan C. Moreno

IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 38(12), pag. 2444-2456, 2016.

     [29, IJ] A Master-slave Calibration Algorithm with Fish-eye Correction

João C. Neves, Juan C. Moreno, Hugo Proença

Hindawi Mathematical Problems in Engineering, 2015, Article ID: 427270, 2015.

     [28, IJ] Fusing Vantage Point Trees and Linear Discriminants for Fast Feature Classification

Hugo Proença, João C. Neves

Springer Journal of Classification, 34(1), pag. 85-107, doi: 10.1007/s00357-017-9223-0, 2017.

     [27, IJ] Periocular Recognition: How Much Facial Expressions Affect Performance?

Elisa Barroso, Gil Santos, Luís Cardoso, Chandrashekhar Padole, Hugo Proença

Springer Pattern Analysis and Applications, 19(2), pag. 517-530, 2015.

     [26, IJ] Robust periocular recognition by fusing sparse representations of color and geometry information

Juan C. Moreno, V. B. Surya Prasath, Gil Santos, Hugo Proença

Springer Journal of Signal Processing Systems, 2015.

     [25, IJ] Aperiodic Feature Representation for Gait Recognition in Cross-view Scenarios for Unconstrained Biometrics

Chandrashekhar Padole, Hugo Proença

Springer Pattern Analysis and Applications, 2015.

     [24, IJ] Iris Recognition: What's Beyond Bit Fragility?

Hugo Proença

IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 10(2), pag. 321-332, 2015.

     [23, IJ] BioHDD: A Dataset for Studying Biometric Identification on Heavily Degraded Data

Gil Santos, Paulo Fiadeiro, Hugo Proença

IET Biometrics, 4(1), pag. 1-9, 2015.

     [22, IJ] Ocular Biometrics by Score-Level Fusion of Disparate Experts

Hugo Proença

IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 23(12), pag. 5082-5093, 2014.

     [21, IJ] Face Recognition: Handling Data Misalignments Implicitly by Fusion of Sparse Representations

Hugo Proença, João C. Neves, Juan C. Moreno

IET Computer Vision, 2014.

     [20, IJ] Fast and Globally Convex Multiphase Active Contours for Brain MRI Segmentation

Juan C. Moreno, V. B. Surya Prasath, Hugo Proença, K. Palaniappan

Elsevier Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 125, pag. 237-250, 2014.

     [19, IJ] Detection and Separation of Overlapping Cells Based on Contour Concavity for Leishmania images

João C. Neves, Helena Castro, Ana Tomás, Miguel Coimbra, Hugo Proença

Wiley Cytometry: Part A, 85(6), pag. 491-500, 2014.

     [18, IJ] ReigSAC: Fast Discrimination of Spurious Keypoint Correspondences on Planar Surfaces

Hugo Proença

Springer Machine Vision and Applications, 25(3), pag. 763-773, 2014.

     [17, IJ] Iris Biometrics: Indexing and Retrieving Heavily Degraded Data

Hugo Proença

IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 8(12), pag. 1975-1985, 2013.

     [16, IJ] Periocular Biometrics: Constraining the EGM Algorithm to Biologically Plausible Distortions

Hugo Proença, Juan C. Moreno

IET Biometrics, 2013.

     [15, IJ] Performance Evaluation of Image Local Keypoints Detection and Matching Techniques

Hugo Proença

Springer Signal, Image and Video Processing,  9(5), pag. 1009-1019, 2013.

     [14, IJ] Compensating for Pose and Illumination in Unconstrained Periocular Biometrics

Chandrashekhar Padole, Hugo Proença

International Journal of Biometrics, 5(3/4), pag. 336-359, 2013.

     [13, IJ] Iris Biometrics: Synthesis of Degraded Ocular Images

Luís Cardoso, André Barbosa, Frutuoso G. Silva, António Pinheiro, Hugo Proença

IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 8(7), pag. 1115-1125, 2013.

     [12, IJ] Editorial of the Special Issue On the Recognition of Visible Wavelength Iris Images Captured At-a-distance and On-the-move

Hugo Proença, Luís A. Alexandre

Elsevier Pattern Recognition Letters, 33, pag. 963-964, 2012.

     [11, IJ] Toward Covert Iris Biometric Recognition: Experimental Results From the NICE Contests

Hugo Proença, Luís A. Alexandre

IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 7(2), pag. 798-808, 2012.

     [10, IJ] Fusing Color and Shape Descriptors in the Recognition of Degraded Iris Images Acquired at Visible Wavelength

Hugo Proença, Gil Santos

Elsevier Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 116, pag. 167-178, 2012.

     [9, IJ] Introduction to the Special Issue on Unconstrained Biometrics: Advances and Trends

Hugo Proença, Eliza Yingzi Du, Jacob Scharcanski

Springer Signal, Image and Video Processing, 5(3), pag. 1-2, 2011.

     [8, IJ] Quality Assessment of Degraded Iris Images Acquired in the Visible Wavelength

Hugo Proença

IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security,  6(1), pag. 82-95, 2011.

     [7, IJ] Iris Recognition: On the Segmentation of Degraded Images Acquired in the Visible Wavelength

Hugo Proença

IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 32(8), pag. 1502-1516, 2010.

     [6, IJ] The UBIRIS.v2: A Database of Visible Wavelength Iris Images Captured On-The-Move and At-A-Distance

Hugo Proença, Sílvio Filipe, Ricardo Santos, João Oliveira, Luís A. Alexandre

IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 32(8), pag. 1529-1535, 2010.

     [5, IJ] Introduction to the Special Issue on the Segmentation of Visible Wavelength Iris Images Captured At-a-distance and On-the-move

Hugo Proença, Luís A. Alexandre

Elsevier Image and Vision Computing, 28(2), pag. 213-214, 2010.

     [4, IJ] An Iris Recognition Approach Through Structural Pattern Analysis Methods

Hugo Proença

Wiley Expert Systems, Special issue on Computer Recognition Systems, 27(1), pag. 6-16, 2010.

     [3, IJ] Iris Recognition: Analysis of the Error Rates Regarding the Accuracy of the Segmentation Stage

Hugo Proença, Luís A. Alexandre;

Elsevier Image and Vision Computing, 28(1), pag. 202-206, 2010.

     [2, IJ] Toward Non-Cooperative Iris Recognition: A Classification Approach Using Multiple Signatures

Hugo Proença, Luís A. Alexandre

IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 9(4), pag. 607-612, 2007. (special issue on biometrics featured article)

     [1, IJ] Iris Segmentation Methodology for Non-Cooperative Recognition

Hugo Proença, Luís A. Alexandre

IEE Proceedings Vision, Image and Signal Processing, 153(2), pag. 199-205, 2006.


Special Issues in International Refereed Journals


     [6, SI] Special Issue on Biometric Recognition in-the-Wild

Hugo Proença, Mark Nixon, MIchele Nappi (Eds.)

IEEE Intelligent Systems, volume ?, issue ?, 2016. ISSN: 1541-1672. (to be published)

     [5, SI] Special Issue on Biometric Recognition In-The-Wild

Hugo Proença (Ed.)

MDPI Symmetry, volume ?, issue ?, 2014. ISSN: 2073-8994.

     [4, SI] Special Issue on Mobile Iris Challenge Evaluation

Maria de Marsico, Michele Nappi, Hugo Proença (Eds.)

Elsevier Pattern Recognition Letters, volume ?, issue ?, 2014. ISSN: 0167-8655. 

     [3, SI] Special Issue On the Recognition of Visible Wavelength Iris Images Captured At-a-distance and On-the-move

Hugo Proença, Luís A. Alexandre (Eds.)

Elsevier Pattern Recognition Letters, volume 33, issue 8, 2012. ISSN: 0167-8655.

     [2, SI] Special Issue On Unconstrained Biometrics: Advances and Trends

Hugo Proença, Eliza Yingzi Du, Jacob Scharcanski (Eds.)

Springer Signal, Image and Video Processing, volume 5, number 3, September, 2011. ISSN: 1863-1703.

     [1, SI] Special Issue On the Segmentation of Visible Wavelength Iris Images Acquired At-a-Distance and On-the-Move

Hugo Proença, Luís A. Alexandre (Eds.)

Elsevier Image and Vision Computing, volume 28, issue 2, February, 2010. ISSN: 0262-8856


Book Chapters



     [6, BC] Iris Biometric Indexing

Hugo Proença, João C. Neves

Iris and Periocular Biometric Recognition, Christoph Busch, Christian Rathgeb (Eds.), IET, 2016.

     [5, BC] Iris Recognition in Visible Wavelengths and Unconstrained Conditions

Hugo Proença

Handbook of Iris Recognition (2nd edition), Mark J. Burge and K. Bowyer (Eds.), Springer Verlag book series, 2016, XXII, ISBN: 2191-6586.

     [4, BC] Biometric Identification from Facial Sketches of Poor Fidelity: Comparison of Human and Machine Performance,

Hugo Proença, João C. Neves, J. Sequeiros, N. Carapito, N. C. Garcia

Signal and Image Processing for Biometrics : State of the Art and Recent Advances, Jacob Scharcanski, Hugo Proença, Eliza Yingzi Du (Eds.), Springer Verlag book series, 2014, 

     [3, BC] Using Ocular Data for Unconstrained Biometric Recognition

Hugo Proença, Gil Santos, João C. Neves;

Face Recognition in Adverse Conditions, Maria De Marsico, Michele Nappi, Massimo Tistarelli (Eds.), Advances in Computational Intelligence and Roboitics Book Series, IGI Global, 2014, ISSN: 2327-0411.

     [2, BC] Iris Recognition in the Visible Wavelength: Issues and Trends

Hugo Proença

Handbook of Iris Recognition, Mark J. Burge and K. Bowyer (Eds.), Springer Verlag book series, 2013, XXII, ISBN: 978-1-4471-4401-4

     [1, BC] Caries Detection in Panoramic Dental X-ray Images

 João Oliveira, Hugo Proença; 

Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing - Recent Trends, Springer Verlag book series: Computational Methods in Applied Sciences, vol. 6899, pag. 175-190, 2010, Digital Object Identifier: 10.1007/978-94-007-0011-6_10 


Proceedings of International Conferences


     [38, IC] Exploiting Data Redundancy for Error Detection in Degraded Biometric Signatures Resulting From in the Wild Environments

João C. Neves, Hugo Proença

Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Biometrics in the Wild, 12th IEEE Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture RecognitionFG 2017, Washington D.C., May 30 - June 3, 2017.

     [37, IC] IRINA: Iris Recognition (even) in Inacurately Segmented Data

Hugo Proença, João C. Neves

Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition - CVPR 2017, Honolulu, Hawai, U.S.A., July 21-26, 2017.

     [36, IC] Mobile Iris CHallenge Evaluation II: results from the ICPR competition

Modesto Castrillon, Maria De Marsico, Michele Nappi, Fabio Narducci, Hugo Proença

Proceedings of the International Conference on Pattern RecognitionICPR 2016, Cancun, Mexico, December 4-8, 2016.

     [35, IC] ICB-RW 2016: International Challenge on Biometric Recognition in the Wild

João C. Neves, Hugo Proença

Proceedings of the 9th IAPR International Conference on Biometrics - ICB 2016, Halmstad, Sweden, June 13-16, 2016.

     [34, IC] Evaluation of Background Subtraction Algorithms for Human Visual Surveillance

João C. Neves, Kamila Wysoczanska, Hugo Proença

Proceedings of the International Conference on Signal and Image Processing ApplicationsICSIPA 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, October 19-21, 2015.

     [33, IC] Quis-Campi: Extending In The Wild Biometric Recognition to Surveillance Environments

Gil Santos, João C. Neves, Sílvio Filipe, Emanuel Grancho, Silvio Barra, Fabio Narducci, Hugo Proença

Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing - ICIAP 2015, Genova, Italy, September 7-11, 2015.

     [32, IC] Acquiring High-resolution Face Images in Outdoor Environments: A master-slave Calibration Algorithm

João C. Neves, Juan C. Moreno, Silvio Barra, Hugo Proença

Proceedings of the IEEE Seventh International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and SystemsBTAS 2015, Washington DC, U.S.A., September 8-11, 2015.

     [31, IC] Dynamic Camera Scheduling for Visual Surveillance in Crowded Scenes using Markov Random Fields

João C. Neves,  Hugo Proença

Proceedings of the 12th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal based Surveillance - AVSS 2015, Kalrsruhe, Germany, August 25-28, 2015.

     [30, IC] A Calibration Algorithm for Multi-camera Visual Surveillance Systems Based on Single-View Metrology

João C. Neves, Juan C. Moreno, Silvio Barra, Hugo Proença

Proceedings of the 7th Iberian Conference on Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis - IbPRIA 2015, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, June 17-19, 2015

     [29, IC] Segmenting the Periocular Region using a Hierarchical Graphical Model Fed by Texture / Shape Information and Geometrical Constraints

Hugo Proença, João C. Neves, Gil Santos

Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Biometrics - IJCB 2014, pag. 1-7, Clearwater, Florida, U.S.A., September 29- October 2, 2014.

     [28, IC] Robust Periocular Recognition by Fusing Local to Holistic Sparse Representations

Juan C. Moreno, V. B. Surya Prasath, Hugo Proença;

Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Security of Information and Networks - SIN 2013, pag. 160-164 , Aksaray, November 26-28, 2013.

     [27, IC] Creating Synthetic IrisCodes to Feed Biometrics Experiments

Hugo Proença, João C. Neves

Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE Workshop on Biometric Measurements and Systems for Security and Medical Applications - BioMS 2013, pag. 8-13, Napoli, September 9, 2013.

     [26, IC] Automatic annotation of Leishmania infections in fluorescence microscopy images

João C. Neves, Helena Castro, Hugo Proença, Miguel Coimbra

Proceedings of the International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition  - ICIAR 2013, Lecture Notes on Computer Science, vol. 7950, pag. 613-620 , P. Varzim, June 26-28, 2013.

     [25, IC] Facial Expressions: Discriminability of Facial Regions and Relationship to Biometrics Recognition

Elisa Barroso, Gil Santos, Hugo Proença

Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Biometrics and Identity Management  - CIBIM 2013, Singapore, April 16-19, pag. 77-80, 2013.

     [24, IC] Periocular Biometrics: An Emerging technology for Unconstrained Scenarios

Gil Santos, Hugo Proença

Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Biometrics and Identity Management  - CIBIM 2013, Singapore, April 16-19, pag. 14-21, 2013.

     [23, IC] Multimodal Ocular Biometrics Approach: A Feasibility Study

Oleg V. Komogortsev, Alex Karpov, Corey Holland, Hugo Proença

Proceedings of the IEEE Fifth International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and SystemsBTAS 2012, Washington DC, U.S.A., September 23-26, 2012.

     [22, IC] Periocular Recognition: Analysis of Performance Degradation Factors

Chandrashekhar Padole, Hugo Proença

Proceedings of the Fifth IAPR/IEEE International Conference on BiometricsICB 2012, New Delhi, India, March 30-April 1, 2012.

     [21, IC] A Robust Eye-Corner Detection Method for Real-World Data

Gil Santos, Hugo Proença

Proceedings of the IEEE International Joint Conference on BiometricsIJCB 2011, Washington DC, U.S.A., October 11-13, 2011.

     [20, IC] Non-Cooperative Iris Recognition: Issues and trends

Hugo Proença

Proceedings of the EUSIPCO'11 - Nineteenth European Signal Processing Conference, Barcelona, Spain, August 29 - September 2, 2011.

     [19, IC] UBEAR: A Dataset of Ear Images Captured On-the-move in Uncontrolled Conditions

Rui Raposo, Edmundo Hoyle, Adolfo Peixinho, Hugo Proença

Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE Workshop on Computational Intelligence in Biometrics and Identity Management - SSCI 2011 CIBIM, Paris, France, April 11 - April 15, pag. 84-90, 2011.

     [18, IC] Iris Recognition: Preliminary Assessment about the Discriminating Capacity of Visible Wavelength Data

Gil Santos, Marco Bernardo, Paulo Fiadeiro, Hugo Proença

Proceedings of the Sixth IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Information Processing and Retrieval - MIPR 2010, Taichung, Taiwan, December 13 - December 15, pag. 324-329, 2010.

     [17, IC] Iris Recognition: Analysing the Distribution of the Iriscodes Concordant Bits

Gil Santos, Hugo Proença

IEEE Proceedings of the 3rd International Congress on Image and Signal Processing - CISP 2010, Yantai, China, October 16 - October 18, vol. 4, pag. 1873-1877, 2010.

     [16, IC] Biometric Recognition: When Is Evidence Fusion Advantageous?

Hugo Proença

Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science (vol. 5876) – ISVC 2009: 5th International Symposium on Visual Computing, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A., October 30 - November 2, part II, pag. 698-708, 2009.

     [15, IC] On the Role of Interpolation in the Normalization of Non-Ideal Visible Wavelength Iris Images

Gil Santos, Hugo Proença

Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Security - CIS'09, Beijing, China, December 11 - December 14, vol. 1, pag. 315-319, 2009.

     [14, IC] Dental X-Ray: A Data Set of Panoramic Dental Radiographs for Stomatologic Image Processing Purposes

João Oliveira, Hugo Proença

Taylor & Francis Proceedings of the II ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing - VIPIMAGE'09, Porto, Portugal, October 14 - October 16, 2009.

     [13, IC] On the Feasibility of the Visible Wavelength, At-A-Distance and On-The-Move Iris Recognition

Hugo Proença

Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence in Biometrics: Theory, Algorithms, and Applications - CIBIM SSCI 2015, Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A., March 30 - April 2, vol. 1, pag. 9-15, 2009.

     [12, IC] Iris Recognition: A Method To Segment Visible Wavelength Iris Images Acquired On-The-Move and At-A-Distance

Hugo Proença

Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science – ISVC 2008: 4th International Symposium on Visual Computing, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A., December 1-3, volume 1, pag. 731-742, 2008.

     [11, IC] Combining Rectangular and Triangular Image Regions to Perform Real-Time Face Detection

Hugo Proença, Sílvio Filipe

IEEE Proceedings of the International Conference on Signal Processing - ICSP'08, Beijing, China, October 26-29, vol. 1, pag. 903-908, 2008.

     [10, IC] Iris Recognition: A Method to Increase the Robustness to Noisy Imaging Environments Through the Selection of the Higher Discriminating Features

Hugo Proença, Luís A. Alexandre

IEEE Proceedings of the International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Multimedia Applications - ICCIMA'07, Sivakasi, India, December 13-15, vol. 3, pag. 301-307, 2007.

     [9, IC] Iris Recognition: An Entropy-Based Coding Strategy Robust to Noisy Imaging Environments

Hugo Proença, Luís A. Alexandre

Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science – ISVC 2007: 3rd International Symposium on Visual Computing, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, U.S.A., November 26-28, vol. 1, pag. 621-632, 2007.

     [8, IC] A Structural Pattern Analysis Approach to Iris Recognition

Hugo Proença

Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Advances in Soft Computing – CORES 2007: 5th International Conference on Computer Recognition Systems, Wroclaw, Poland, October 22-25, pag. 731-738, 2007. 

     [7, IC] The NICE.I: Noisy Iris Challenge Evaluation – Part I

Hugo Proença, Luís A. Alexandre

Proceedings of the IEEE First International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and SystemsBTAS 2007, Washington DC, U.S.A., September 27-29, 2007.

     [6, IC] Iris Recognition: Measuring Feature’s Quality for the Feature Selection in Unconstrained Image Capture Environments

Hugo Proença, Luís A. Alexandre

IEEE Proceedings of the 2006 International Conference on Computational Intelligence for  Homeland Security and Personal Safety - CIHSPS 2006, Alexandria, U.S.A., October 16-17,  vol. 1, pag. 35-40, 2006.

     [5, IC] Iris Recognition: An Analysis of the Aliasing Problem in the Iris Normalization Stage

Hugo Proença, Luís A. Alexandre

IEEE Proceedings of the 2006 International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Security - CIS 2006, Guangzhou, China, November 3-6, vol. 2, pag. 1771-1774, 2006.

     [4, IC] A Method for the Identification of Noisy Regions in Normalized Iris Images

Hugo Proença, Luís A. Alexandre

IEEE Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Pattern Recognition - ICPR 2006, Hong Kong, August 20-24, vol. 4, pag. 405-408,2006.

     [3, IC] A Method for the Identification of Inaccuracies in the Pupil Segmentation

Hugo Proença, Luís A. Alexandre

IEEE Proceedings of the First International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security - AReS 2006, Vienna, Austria, April 20-22, vol. 1, pag. 227-230, 2006.

     [2, IC] UBIRIS: a noisy iris image database

Hugo Proença, Luís A. Alexandre

Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science – ICIAP 2005: 13th International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing, Cagliari, Italy, September 6-8, volume 1, pag. 970-977, 2005.

     [1, IC] MARCS: Multi-Agent Railway Control System

Hugo Proença, Eugénio Oliveira

Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Advances in Artificial Intelligence – IBERAMIA 2004: 9th Ibero-American Conference on AI, Puebla, Mexico, November 22-25, pag. 12-21, 2004.



Theses


     [2, T] Towards Non-Cooperative Biometric Iris Recognition

Hugo Proença

Universidade da Beira Interior, PhD. Thesis, January, 2007, ISBN: 978-972-99648-2-4

     [1, T] Sistema Multi-Agente para Controlo de Tráfego Ferroviário Metropolitano

Hugo Proença

Universidade do Porto, M.Sc. Dissertation, January, 2004



Technical Reports


     [1, TR] UBIRIS: A noisy iris image database

Hugo Proença, Luís A. Alexandre 

Universidade da Beira Interior, Departamento de Informática, Janeiro, 2005, ISBN: 972-99548-0-1




List of Co-Authors


41 Mark Nixon [6, SI] [33, IJ]
40 Modesto Catrillon
[36, IC]
39 Tiago Marques [30, IJ]
38 Kamila Wysoczanska
[34, IC]
37 Fabio Narducci [33, IC]
36 Emanuel Grancho [33, IC]
35 Silvio Barra
[30, IC] [32, IC] [33, IC] [30, IJ]
34
Michele Nappi
[4, SI] [2, B] [36, IC] [6, SI] [33, IJ] [34, IJ]
33 Maria de Marsico
[4, SI] [2, B] [36, IC] [34, IJ]
32 K. Palaniappan
[20, IJ]
31
Ana Tomás
[19, IJ]
30
Nuno C. Garcia
[4, BC]
29
Nuno Carapito
[4, BC]
28
João Sequeiros
[4, BC]
27
Juan C. Moreno
[16, IJ] [28, IC] [20, IJ] [21, IJ] [30, IC] [26, IJ] [32, IC] [29, IJ] [30, IJ]
26 V. B. Surya Prasath
[28, IC] [20, IJ] [26, IJ]
25
Miguel Coimbra
[26, IC] [19, IJ]
24
Helena Castro
[26, IC] [19, IJ]
23
João C. Neves
[3, BC] [27, IC] [26, IC] [4,BC] [19, IJ] [21, IJ] [29, IC] [30, IC] [31, IC] [32, IC] [33, IC] [34, IC] [28, IJ] [29, IJ] [30, IJ] [31,IJ] [35, IC] [32, IJ] [6, BC] [35, IJ] [37, IC] [38, IC]
22
António Pinheiro
[13, IJ]
21
Frutuoso G. Silva
[13, IJ]
20
André Barbosa
[13, IJ]
19
Luís Cardoso
[13, IJ]
18
Elisa Barroso
[25, IC] [27, IJ]
17 Corey Holland
[23, IC]
16 Alex Karpov
[23, IC]
15 Oleg V. Komogortsev
[23, IC]
14 Chandrashekhar Padole
[14, IJ] [22, IC] [25, IJ]

13

Jacob Scharcanski

[9, IJ] [2, SI] [1,B]

12

Eliza Yingzi Du

[9, IJ] [2, SI] [1,B]

11

Edmundo Hoyle

[19, IC]

10

Rui Raposo

[19, IC]

9

Adolfo Peixinho

[19, IC]    

8

Paulo Fiadeiro

[18, IC] [23, IJ]    

7

Marco Bernardo

[18, IC]

6

Gil Santos

[10, IJ] [3, BC] [25, IC] [24, IC] [21, IC] [18, IC] [17, IC] [15, IC] [29, IC] [23, IJ] [26, IJ] [27, IJ] [33, IC]

5

João Oliveira

[6, IJ] [1, BC] [14, IC]

4

Ricardo Santos

[6, IJ]

3

Sílvio Filipe

[6, IJ] [11, IC] [33, IC]

2

Luís A. Alexandre

[12, IJ] [11, IJ] [6, IJ] [5, IJ] [3, IJ] [2, IJ] [1, IJ] [3, SI] [1, SI] [10, IC] [9, IC] [7, IC] [6, IC] [5, IC] [3, IC] [2, IC] [1, TR]

1

Eugénio C. Oliveira

[1, IC]




Bibliometrics




     - ISI Web of Science Database

     -Scopus

     -Google Scholar

     -DBLP - Computer Science Bibliography

     -OrcID



Coordination of Funded Research Projects



- " QUIS-CAMPI - Biometric Recognition in Surveillance Environments"
            Funded by the Portuguese IT-Instituto de Telecomunicações 
            Institutions Involved  "IST: Instituto Superior Técnico", "ISCTE: Instituto Universitário de Lisboa", "FEUP: Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto" and "INFAIMON: Visão Artificial".
            Begin: 01-03-2014, End: 28-02-2015.

- " NECOVID: Covert Negative Biometric Identification"
            Funded by the Portuguese FCT: Foundation for Science and Technology (Fundação para a Ciíncia e Tecnologia) and FEDER, PTDC/EIA-EIA/103945/2008
              [Project web page]
            Begin: 3-5-2010, End: 30-4-2013.
- " NOISYRIS - Synthesis of Noisy Iris Images for Biometric Recognition Purposes"
            Funded by the Portuguese IT-Instituto de Telecomunicações
            Institutions Involved  "UBI: University of Beira Interior"
            Begin: 01-09-2011, End: 31-08-2013.

- " MBIR - Multispectral Biometric Iris Recognition"
            Funded by the Portuguese IT-Instituto de Telecomunicações
            Institutions Involved  "UBI: University of Beira Interior"
            Begin: 01-09-2010, End: 31-08-2012.



Participation in Funded Research Projects



- "GEMINI --- GastroEnterology Made INteractIve"
            Funded by the Portuguese IT-Instituto de Telecomunicações
            Institutions Involved  ''FCUP: Faculdade de Ciíncias da Universidade do Porto" (Coordination, Miguel Coimbra), "UBI: University of Beira Interior''
            Begin: 01-03-2014, End: 28-02-2015.

- " BIOREC: Non-Cooperative Biometric Recognition''
            Funded by the Portuguese FCT: Foundation for Science and Technology (Fundação para a Ciíncia e Tecnologia) and FEDER, PTDC/EIA-EIA/103945/2008. (Coordination, L. Alexandre) 
             [Project web page]
            Begin: 01-09-2007, End: 31-08-2010
- " PAIRUE: Fusion of Palmprint and Iris Recognition in Uncontrolled Environments"
            Funded by the Portuguese IT-Instituto de Telecomunicações
            Institutions Involved  "IST: Instituto Superior Técnico", "ISCTE: Instituto Universitário de Lisboa", (Coordination, L.D. Soares)
            Begin: 01-09-2011, End: 30-8-2012

- " CellNote Touch: Touch-based Interactive Annotation of Cellular Images"
            Funded by the Portuguese IT-Instituto de Telecomunicações
            Institutions Involved  ''FCUP: Faculdade de Ciíncias da Universidade do Porto" (Coordination, Miguel Coimbra), "UBI: University of Beira Interior''
            Begin: 01-09-2011, End: 30-8-2012.




Editorial Committees



     [9] Associate Editor of the Image and Vision Computing Journal (2016-)

     [8] Editor (chair) of the IEEE Biometrics Council Newsletter. Editors team: Maria de Marsico (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy), Oleg Komogortsev (Texas State University, U.S.A.), Jiwen Lu (University of Illinois, U.S.A.), Raghavender Jilela (DigitalSignal Corp., U.S.A.), Christian Rathgeb (Salzburg University, Austria) and Julian Fierrez (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain).

     [7] Area Editor (Iris) of the IEEE Biometrics Compendium

     [6] Member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Biometrics.

     [5] Guest Editor of the Special Issue on “Biometric Recognition In-The-Wild” of the MDPI Symmetry Journal, 2015.

     [4] Guest Editor of the Special Issue on the "MICHE I: Mobile Iris Challenge Evaluation” of the Elsevier Pattern Recognition Letters Journal, 2013. (This is an Executable Special Issue. "MICHE I" will be the first Executable Special Issue of Pattern Recognition Letters).

     [3] Guest Editor of the Special Issue on the “Mobile Iris Challenge Evaluation” of the Springer Signal, Image and Video Processing Journal, 2010.

     [2] Guest Editor of the Special Issue on the "Recognition of Visible Wavelength Iris Images Acquired On-The-Move and At-A-Distance” of the Elsevier Pattern Recognition Letters Journal, 2010. 

     [1] Guest Editor of the Special Issue on the “Segmentation of Visible Wavelength Iris Images Acquired On-The-Move and At-A-Distance” of the Elsevier Image and Vision Computing Journal, 2009.



Advisory Boards



     [5, AB] International Conference on Computing Analytics and Networking (ICCAN-2015), Odisha, India, December, 15th- 16th, 2016. [web]

     [4, AB] International Conference on Computing And Communication Technologies, Bhubaneswar, India, June, 12th- 13th, 2017 [web]

     [3, AB] 2nd  International Conference on Computational Intelligence in Data Mining (ICCIDM-2015), Odisha, India, December, 26th- 27th, 2015. [web]

     [2, AB] IEEE International Advance Computing Conference, Coimbatore, India, June, 12th- 13th, 2015 [web]

     [1, AB] Third International Conference on Advanced Computing, Networking, and Informatics, Orissa, India, June, 23th- 25th, 2015. [web]



Organising, Program, Scientific and Technical Committees



     [71] Member of the Program Committee of the “4th IEEE International Conference on Identity, Security and Behavior Analysis (ISBA 2018)”, Singapore, January 10th-12th, 2018.
[web]

     [70] Technical Program Chair of the “Mobility IoT 2017 4th EAI International Conference on Security and Privacy Challenges in Smart Cities”, Helsinki, Finland, November, 29th-30th, 2017. [web]

     [69] Member of the Program Committee of the “2016 International Conference on Machine Learning and Signbal processing”, Krabi, Thailand, September 20th- 22th, 2016.
[web]

     [68 Member of the Scientific Committee of the “RECPAD’16: 22th Portuguese Conference on Pattern Recognition”, Aveiro, Portugal, October, 28th, 2016. [web]

     [67] Member of the Program Committee of the “10th International Conference on Bio-inspired Computing: Theories and Applications (BIC-TA'16)”, Xi'an, China, October 21th- 23th, 2016.
[web]

     [66] Area Chair  (Iris / Ocular) of the “BTAS’16: 8th International Confernce on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems ”, Buffalo, U.S.A., September, 6th- 9th, 2016. [web]

     [65] Member of the Program Committee of the “EUSIPCO 2016, the European Signal Processing Conference”, Budapest, Hungary, August, 29th - September,2nd, 2016.

     [64] Member of the Program Committee of the “ICPRAM 2017- International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods”, Porto, Portugal, February 24th- 26th, 2017. [web]

     [63] Member of the Program Committee of the “ICIAR 2016- International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition ”, Póvoa Varzim, Portugal, July 13th- 15th, 2016. [web]

     [62] Member of the Programm Committee of the 2016 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, Vancouver, Canada, July 25th-29th, 2016 [web]

     [61] Member of the "Task Force on Biometrics" of the Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) of the IEEE Intelligent Systems Applications Technical Committee (ISTAC)
[web]

     [60] Area Co-Chair  (Iris / Ocular) of the “ICB’16: 9th IAPR International Conference on Biometrics”, Halmstad, Sweden, June, 13th- 16th, 2016. [web]

     [59] Member of the Programm Committee of the  “IEEE International Conference on Identity, Security and Behavior Analysis (ISBA 2016)”, Sendai, Japan, February, 29th- March 2nd, 2016 [web]

     [58] Member of the “IASTED - International Association of Science and Technology”  Technical Committee, for the Image Processing area, 2008-2011. [web]

     [57] Member of the Programm Committee of the  “2nd International Workshop  “Insight on Eye Biometrics”, Bangkok, Thailand, November, 23th- 27th, 2015 [web]

     [55] Co-Organizer (with Arun Ross, Sanaa Ghouzali and Ajita Rattani) of the "Biometrics in-the-Wild" special track of the “ISVC 2015 - 11th International Symposium on Visual Computing”, Las Vegas, U.S.A., December, 14th- 16th, 2015. [web]

     [55] Co-chair of the "Competitions" panel of the “ICB’16: 9th IAPR International Conference on Biometrics”, Halmstad, Sweden, ?, ?th- ?th, 2016. [web]

     [54] Member of the Program Committee of the “9th International Conference on Bio-inspired Computing: Theories and Applications (BIC-TA'15)”, Hefei, China, September 25th- 28th, 2015.
[web]

     [53] Member of the Program Committee of the “Second International Symposium on Signal Processing and Intelligent Recognition Systems (SIRS'15)”, Trivandrum, India, December 16th- 19th, 2015.
[web]

     [52] Member of the Program Committee of the “ICIAR 2015- International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition ”, Niagara Falls, Canada, October 22th- 24th, 2015. [web]

     [51] Member of the Program Committee of the “ENGBENG 2015- 2015 IEEE 4th Portuguese Meeting on Bioengineering ”, Porto, Portugal, February 26th- 28th, 2015. [web]

     [50] Member of the Program Committee of the “ICPRAM 2016- International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods”, Rome, Italy, February 24th- 26th, 2016. [web]

     [49] Member of the Program Committee of the  “IbPRIA 2015, 7th Iberian Conference on Pattern recognition and Image Analysis”, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, June 17th- 19th, 2015. [web]

     [48] Member of the Program Committee of the  special session on “Soft Computing and Fuzzy Logic on Biometrics”,  within the 9th Conference of the European Society for Fuzzy Logic and Technology, Gijon, Spain, June 30th- July 3th, 2015. [web]

     [47] Member of the Program Committee of the  “IEEE International Conference Identity, Security and Behavior Analysis” [web], Hong Kong, China, March, 23th- 25th, 2015. [web]

     [46] Member of the Program Committee of the  “10th International Conference Beyond Databases Architectures and Structures”, Ustron, Poland, May, 27th- 30th, 2015. [web]

     [45] Member of the Program Committee of the  “5th International Conference on Emerging Technologies”, Alcalá de Henares, Spain, September, 10th- 12th, 2014. [web]

     [44] Member of the Program Committee of the  “10th International Conference on Signal Image Technology & Internet-Based Systems”, Marrakesh, Morocco, November, 23th- 27th, 2014. [web]

     [43] Member of the Program Committee of the “Soft Computing & Fuzzy Logic in Biometrics”, special session within the 6th International Workshop on Soft Computing Applications, Timisoara, Romania, July 24th- 26th, 2014. [web]

     [42] Member of the Program Committee of the “ICIAR 2014- International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition”, Vilamoura, Portugal, October 22th- 24th, 2014. [web]

     [41] Member of the Program Committee of the “ICPRAM 2015- International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods”, Lisbon, Portugal, January 10th- 12th, 2015. [web]

     [40] Member of the Program Committee of the “EUSIPCO 2014, the European Signal Processing Conference”, Lisbon, Portugal, September, 1st-5th, 2014.

     [39] Member of the Program Committee of the “NEUROTECHNIX 2014, the International Congress on Neurotechnology, Electronics and Informatics”, Rome, Italy, October, 25th-26th, 2014.
[web]

     [38] Member of the Program Committee of the “SIBGRAPI 2014, the 27th Conference on Graphics, Patterns and Images” [web], Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August, 27th-30th, 2014. [web]

     [37] Member of the Program Committee of the “9th International Conference of Bio-inspired Computing: Theories and Applications (BICTA 2014) ”, Wuhan, China, October 16th- 19th, 2014. [web]

     [36] Member of the Program Committee of the “ISBAST'14 International Symposium on Biometrics and Security Technologies ”, Chengdu, China, July 2nd- 5th, 2014. [web]

     [35] Member of the Program Committee of the “IJCB’14: International Joint Conference on Biometrics”, Clearwater, Florida, U.S.A., September 29th- October 2nd, 2014. [web]

     [34] Member of the Program Committee of the “ICPRAM 2014- International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods”, Angers, France, March 6th- 8th, 2014. [web]

     [33] Member of the Advisory Committee of the  "ICACNI 2014 - 2nd International Conference on Advanced Computing, Networking, and Informatics", Rourkela, India, June, 18th- 20th, 2014. [web]

     [32] Publicity Co-Chair of the  “CIBIM 2014- 2014 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Biometrics and Identity Management”, Orlando, Florida, U.S.A., December, 9th- 12th, 2014. [web]

     [31] Member of the Program Committee of the “MIRA 2013- International Conference on Machine Intelligence and Research”, Katra, India, December, 21th- 23th, 2013. [web]

     [30] Member of the Program Committee of the “ICB 2013: International Conference on Biometrics” , Madrid, Spain, June, 4th- 7th, 2013. [web]

     [29] Member of the Program Committee of the 2nd "Soft Computing for Problem Solving, 2012 (SocProS - 2012)”, Jaipur, India, December 28th-30th, 2012. [web]

     [28] Member of the Program Committee of the 8th "International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Security”, Guangzhou, China, November 17th-18th, 2012. [web]

     [27] Member of the Program Committee of first "International Workshop on Biometrics: Technologies, Systems and Applications- BTSA 2013", Barcelona, Spain, February, 15th-28th, 2013. [web]

     [26] Co-Organizer of the "Unconstrained Biometrics: Advances and Trends" special track of the “ISVC 2012 - 8th International Symposium on Visual Computing”, Rethymnon, Greece, July, 16th- July 18th, 2012. [web]

     [25] Member of the Program Committee of the “SIBGRAPI 2012, the Conference on Graphics, Patterns and Images”, Ouro Preto, Brazil, August, 22th-25th, 2011. [web]

     [24] Member of the Program Committee of the third "International Conference on Emerging Security technologies”, Lisbon, Portugal, September 5th-7th, 2012. [web]

     [23] Member of the Program Committee of the seventh "International Conference on Bio-Inspired Computing: Theories and Application”, Gwalior, India, December 14th-16th, 2012. [web]

     [22] Member of the Program Committee of the third "IEEE workshop on Biometric Measurements and Systems for Security and Medical Applications”, Salerno, Italy, September 14th, 2012. [web]

     [21] Member of the Program Committee of the “Intelligent Computation on Biometrics" special session of the "2012 IEEE World Congress On Computational Intelligence”, Brisbane, Australia, June, 10th-15th, 2012. [web]

     [20] Chairperson of the Poster Spotlights: Iris/Gait/Face session of the “IJCB’11: International Joint Conference on Biometrics”, Washington DC, U.S.A., October, 11th-13th, 2011. [web]

     [19] Member of the Program Committee of the “ICB 2012: International Conference on Biometrics”, New Delhi, India, March, 30th- April 1st, 2012. [web]

     [18] Member of the Program Committee of the “SoCProS 2011: International Conference on Soft Computing for Problem Solving”, Roorkee, India, December, 16th-18th, 2011. [web]

     [17] Member of the Scientific Committee of the “RECPAD’11: 17th Portuguese Conference on Pattern Recognition”, Porto, Portugal, October, 28th, 2011. [web]

     [16] Member of the Program Committee of the “WICT’11: World Congress on Information and Communication Technologies”, Mumbai, India, December, 11th-14th, 2011. [web]

     [15] Member of the Program Committee of the “ICHB’11: 2011 International Conference on Hand-Based Biometrics. ”, Hong Kong, November, 17th-18th, 2011. [web]

     [14] Member of the Program Committee of the “IJCB’11: International Joint Conference on Biometrics”, Washington DC, U.S.A., October, 11th-13th, 2011. [web]

     [13] Member of the Program Committee of the “SIBGRAPI 2011, the Brazilian Symposium on Computer Graphics and Image Processing”, Maceió,  Brazil, August, 28th-31st, 2011. [web]

     [12] Member of the Program Committee of the “ISVC 2010 - 6th International Symposium on Visual Computing", Las Vegas, November, 29th - December 1st, 2010. [web]

     [11] Member of the Program Committee of the 2011 IEEE Workshop on Computational Intelligence in Biometrics and Identity Management for the IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence - SSCI 2011, Paris, France, April, 11th-15th, 2011. [web]

     [10] Co-Organizer of the "Unconstrained Biometrics: Advances and Trends" special track of the “ISVC 2010 - 6th International Symposium on Visual Computing”, Las Vegas, U.S.A., November, 29th- December 1st, 2010. [web]

     [9] Co-Chair of the Competitions Panel of the “IJCB’11: International Joint Conference on Biometrics”, Washington DC, U.S.A., September, 26th-28th, 2011. [web]

     [8] Member of the Program Committee of the “VIPIMAGE’11: III ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing”, Algarve, Portugal, October, 12th-14th, 2011.
[web]

     [7] Co-Organizer of the NICE:II – Noisy Iris Challenge Evaluation, Part II challenge. [web]

     [6] Member of the Program Committee of the “SIBGRAPI 2009, the Brazilian Symposium on Computer Graphics and Image Processing”, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October, 11th-14th, 2009. [web]

     [5] Chairperson of a session of the VIPIMAGE’09: II ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing, Porto, Portugal, October, 2009.

     [4] Member of the Local Organizing Committee of the Portuguese 2009 programming challenge for high school students: “TIUP: Torneio Inter-Universitário de Programação”.

     [3] Chairperson of a session of the ICANN2007 - International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks, Porto, Portugal, October, 2007.

     [2] Member of the Local Organizing Committee ICANN 2007 -  International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks
[web]

     [1] Co-Organizer of the NICE.I – Noisy Iris Challenge Evaluation, Part I challenge. [web]



Invited Talks / Tutorials



     [13, IT] Biometric recognition in Surveillance Environments”, Biometrics 2015, London, United Kingdom, October, 2015.

     [12, TU] "Ocular Biometrics in Non-cooperative Environments" tutorial, given in the scope of the BTAS-2015:  IEEE Seventh International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems, Washington D.C., September, 8th, 2015.

     [11, IT] Biometrics Panel”, IEEE Symposium Series On Computational Intelligence, Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A., April, 2009

     [10, IT] Invited Lecturer at the "Visum: VISion Understanding Machine intelligence summer school 2014",  University of Oporto, July, 3rd-10th, 2014

     [9, IT] Non-Cooperative Biometric Recognition: Issues and Trends”,  9th Conference on Telecommunications, Conftele 2013‬. 

     [8, IT] “Programação para Totós”, Núcleos de Informática e Tecnologia e Sistemas de Informação, Universidade da Beira Interior, October, 2011.

     [7, IT] Non-Cooperative Biometric Recognition: Issues and Trends”, ‪UPorto's ECE Back To Basics Colloquium‬, Faculty of Engineering, June 1st, 2011.

     [6, IT] Caries Detection in Panoramic Dental X-Ray Images”, Ciclo de Palestras de Bioengenharia, Universidade da Beira Interior, November, 2010. 

     [5, IT] "Programação para Totós”, Núcleos de Informática e Tecnologia e Sistemas de Informação, Universidade da Beira Interior, November, 2010.

     [4, IT] Caries Detection in Panoramic Dental X-Ray Images”, Medical Imaging Workshops, University of Oporto, Faculty of Sciences, June, 2009

     [3, IT]  “Towards Non-Cooperative Biometric Iris Recognition”, Ordem dos Engenheiros, University of Beira Interior, June, 4th, 2007.

     [2, IT] “Iris Project”, NNIG - NEURAL NETWORKS Interest Group, FEUP- Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto, October, 28th, 2005.

     [1, IT] “UBIRIS: A noisy iris image database”, XIV Jornadas de Informática da Universidade da Beira Interior, University of Beira Interior, April, 2005.



Refereeing Activities




International Journals



     [49] Eurasip Journal on Information Security
[web]

     [48] Elsevier Applied Computing and Informatics
[web]

     [47] Journal Optical Society of America: Part A
[web]

     [46] ACM Computing Surveys
[web]

     [45] Elsevier Expert Systems With Applications
[web]

     [44] Elsevier Neurocomputing
[web]

     [43] Wiley Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
[web]

     [42] Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience
[web]

     [41] Elsevier Information Fusion [web]

     [40] MDPI Symmetry 
[web]

     [39] Advances in Artificial Intelligence 
[web]

     [38] Physical Sensors [web]

     [37] Elsevier Information Sciences [web]

     [36] Elsevier Knowledge-based Systems [web]

     [35] Springer Scientometrics [web]

     [34] EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing [web]

     [33] Optics and Lasers in Engineering 
[web]

     [32] Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision [web]

     [31] IET Biometrics 
[web]

     [30] International Journal of Computer Mathematics [web]

     [29] IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics – Part C [web]

     [28] International Journal of Biometrics [web]

     [27] International Journal of Artificial Intelligence
[web]

     [26] IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology [web]

     [25] Springer Transactions on Computer Science [web]

     [24] Elsevier Computer Vision and Image Understanding [web]

     [23] Wiley Security and Communications Networks [web]

     [22] Springer Telecommunications Systems [web]

     [21] IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging
[web]

     [20]  IET Image Processing
[web]

     [19] Elsevier Signal Processing [web]

     [18] Elsevier Digital Signal Processing [web]

     [17] IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement
[web]

     [16] IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence [web]

     [15] International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence [web]

     [14] Springer Signal, Image and Video Processing [web]

     [13] IEEE Signal Processing Letters [web]

     [12] IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics – Part A [web]

     [11] Journal of Electronic Imaging
[web]

     [10] IET Computer Vision [web]

     [9]  IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security [web]

     [8] IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics – Part B [web]

     [7] Springer Machine Vision and Applications. 
[web]

     [6] Elsevier Image and Vision Computing Journal [web]

     [5]  EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing [web]

     [4] Medical Engineering & Physics [web]

     [3] International Journal of Image and Graphics [web]

     [2] IEE Proc. Vision, Image & Signal Processing [web]

     [1]  IEEE Transactions on Image Processing [web]



International Conferences


     [52] IJCB 2017 - IEEE International Joint Conference on Biometrics
[web]

     [51] ICIP' 2016 - International Conference on Image Processing
[web]

     [50] ISBA 2016 - IEEE International Conference on Identity, Security and Behaviour Analysis [web]

     [49] MALSIP' 2015 - International Conference on Machine learning and Signal Processing
[web]

     [48] ConfTele’15- 10th Conference on Telecommunications 
[web]

     [47] SITIS 2015 International Conference on Signal Image Technology & Internet Based Systems [web]

     [46] CIS’15- 2015 International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Security [web]

     [45] EUSIPCO 2015 22nd European Signal Processing Conference [web]

     [44] ICB 2015 8th IAPR International Conference on Biometrics [web]

     [43] SITIS 2014 Tenth International Conference on Signal Image Technology & Internet Based Systems. [web]

     [42] ISBA 2015 IEEE International Conference on Identity, Security and Behaviour Analysis [web]

     [41] SSCI 2014- IEEE Symposium Series on Computational IntelligenceTechnologies for Homeland Security 2014. [web]

     [40] CIS’14- 2014 International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Security. [web]

     [39]  ICIAR 2014- International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition [web]

     [38] ICPRAM 2015- International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods. 
[web]

     [37] EUSIPCO 2014- 22nd European Signal Processing Conference [web]

     [36] FUZZ-IEEE 2014- International Conference on Fuzzy Systems 2014
[web]

     [35] SIBGRAPI'14-  27th Conference on Graphics, Patterns and Images  2014 [web]

     [34] NEUROTECHNIX'14-  International Congress on on Neurotechnology, Electronics and Informatics  2014 [web]

     [33] ISBAST'14-  International Symposium on Biometrics and Security Technologies  2014
[web]

     [32] IJCB 2014- International Joint Conference on Biometrics 2014 [web]

     [31] ICPRAM 2014- International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods. 
[web]

     [30] MIRA 2013- International Conference on Machine Intelligence and Research 2013 [web]

     [29] FUZZ-IEEE 2013- International Conference on Fuzzy Systems 2013. [web]

     [28] SSCI 2013- IEEE Symposium Series on Computational IntelligenceTechnologies for Homeland Security 2013. [web]

     [27] HST2012- IEEE Technologies for Homeland Security 2012. 
[web]

     [26] SocProS’12- Soft Computing for Problem Solving, 2012 [web]

     [25] CIS’12- 2012 International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Security [web]

     [24] BIC-TA 2012- Seventh International Conference on Bio-Inspired Computing: Theories and Application [web]

     [23] BIOIMS 2012- IEEE workshop on Biometric Measurements and Systems for Security and Medical Applications 2012 [web]

     [22] FUZZ-IEEE 2012- International Conference on Fuzzy Systems 2012. 
[web]

     [21] ICB2012- International Conference on Biometrics 2012 [web]

     [20]  ICHB2011- International Conference on Hand-based Biometrics 2011 [web]

     [19]  CIS’11- 2011 International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Security. [web]

     [18] WICT’11: World Congress on Information and Communication Technologies [web]

     [17] ICHB’11: 2011 International Conference on Hand-Based Biometrics [web]

     [16] VIPIMAGE’11: II ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing. [web]

     [15] DSP’11: 17th International Conference on Digital Signal Processing 
[web]

     [14] IFAC WC’11: 18th IFAC World Congress [web]

     [13] SSCI’11: IEEE Symposium Series on Computacional Intelligence
[web]

     [12]  IJCB’11: International Joint Conference on Biometrics [web]

     [11] SIBGRAPI’11: Brazilian Symposium on Computer Graphics and Image Processing [web]

     [10] ISVC'10- The 6th International Symposium on Computer Vision [web]

     [9] CISP’10/BMEI'10- The 3rd International Conference on Biomedical Engineering [web]

     [8] BMIC’10- The 4th International Symposium on Bio- and Medical Informatics and Cybernetics [web]

     [7] BMIC’09- The 3rd International Symposium on Bio- and Medical Informatics and Cybernetics [web]

     [6] CIS’09- 2009 International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Security
[web]

     [5] SIBGRAPI’09- XXIInd Brazilian Symposium on Computer Graphics and Image Processing [web]

     [4] ISPA’09- 6th International Symposium on Image and Signal Processing and Analysis [web]

     [3] ConfTele’09- 7th Conference on Telecommunications [web]

     [2] BMIC’08 - The 2nd International Symposium on Bio- and Medical Informatics and Cybernetics. [web]

     [1] ICANN’2007 – International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks. [web]



Supervising Activities




Post-Doctoral Research



     [5, PR] Using Sparse Representation Techniques for Biometric Recognition

Juan C. Moreno

From October 2012 to June 2014.

     [4, PR] Application of fuzzy algorithms in chemical engineering and environmental protection

Marius Pislaru (visiting researcher from the Technical University of Iasi, Romania)

rom October to November 2011

     [3, PR] Data communication module for SiadEnv system

Diana Trandabat (visiting researcher from the Technical University of Iasi, Romania)

 From October to November 2011

     [2, PR] Data communication module for SiadEnv system

Alexandru Trandabat (visiting researcher from the Technical University of Iasi, Romania)

 From October to November 2011

     [1, PR] Pattern Recognition on Biological data

Marius Branzila (visiting researcher from the Technical University of Iasi, Romania)

From July to August 2011




Ph.D. Thesis



     [2, PT] QUIS-CAMPI: Biometric Recognition in Visual Surveillance Environments

João C. Neves

Ongoing, funded by FCT: Fundação Ciência e Tecnologia, , Ref. SFRH/BD/92520/2013

     [1, PT] Biometric Recognition in Unconstrained Environments

Gil Santos

 Concluded, funded by FCT: Fundação Ciência e Tecnologia, Ref. SFRH/BD/80182/2011. [pdf]




M.Sc. Dissertation



     [13, MD] Modelos Multicritério de Apoio à Decisão

Luís Rodrigues

University of Beira Interior, 2016-2017.

     [12, MD] Automated Detection of Abandoned Objects in Surveillance Environments

Rui Silva

University of Beira Interior, 2015-2016.

     [11, MD] Social Network Analysis como meio de suporte à análise da fraude em seguros

Nuno C. Garcia

University of Beira Interior, 2014-2015.

     [10, MD] Unconstrained Periocular Recognition System

Emanuel Grancho

University of Beira Interior, 2013-2014.

     [9, MD] Google Earth Search Engine

Susana Costa

University of Beira Interior, 2012-2013. 

     [8, MD] Automatic Annotation of Cellular Data

João C. Neves

University of Beira Interior, 2012-2013. 

     [7, MD] Chest X-ray Image Segmentation

Ricardo Graça

University of Beira Interior, 2011-2012. 

     [6, MD] Biometric Ear Recognition

Rui Raposo

University of Beira Interior, 2011-2012. 

     [5, MD] Reconhecimento Biométrico da Íris na Região de Comprimentos de Onda do Visível”

Luís Lucas

(Co-supervisor, Supervisor is Prof. Paulo Fiadeiro, UBI, Dept. Physics), University of Beira Interior, 2010-2011. 

     [4, MD] Síntese de Imagens de Íris Com Ruído

Miguel Gaspar

University of Beira Interior, 2008-2009. 

     [3, MD] Alternative Iris Recognition System

Ricardo Carreira

University of Beira Interior, 2008-2009. 

     [2, MD] Caries Detection in Panoramic Dental X-ray Images

João Oliveira

University of Beira Interior, 2008-2009. 

     [1, MD] Noisy Iris Recognition

Gil Santos

University of Beira Interior, 2008-2009. 




Graduation Final Projects


     [28, GP] Reconhecimento Biométrico em Ambientes de Videovigilância: Análise e Reconhecimento de Vestuário

Filipa Brito

University of Beira Interior, July, 2016

     [27, GP] Catalogação de Documentos

Hernâni Cajado

University of Beira Interior, July, 2016

     [26, GP] Subject Detection in Surveillance Environments

João Pais

University of Beira Interior, July, 2014

     [25, GP] 3D Lips Biometric Recognition

Nuno C. Garcia

University of Beira Interior, July, 2013

     [24, GP] German Traffic Sign Recognition

Bruno Lagarinhos

University of Beira Interior, July, 2013

     [23, GP] Reconhecimento Biométrico Soft: Estimativa de Género

Márcia Tavares

University of Beira Interior, July, 2012

     [22, GP] Reconhecimento Biométrico Soft: Estimativa de Altura

André Pimenta

University of Beira Interior, July, 2012

     [21, GP] Reconhecimento de Padrões no Movimento de Giroscópio / Acelerómetro

Paulo Senra

University of Beira Interior, July, 2011

     [20, GP] Reconhecimento Biométrico Periocular: Análise de Factores de Variabilidade

Miguel Afonso

University of Beira Interior, July, 2011

     [19, GP] Reconhecimento Biométrico Periocular: Segmentação de Dados

Emenuel Grancho

University of Beira Interior, July, 2011

     [18, GP] Redes Neuronais Artificiais: Simulador do Cortex Visual Primário

João C. Neves

University of Beira Interior, July, 2011

     [17, GP] Análise de Imagem: Medição de Área Florestal

Paulo Amaral

University of Beira Interior, July, 2010

     [16, GP] “Análise de Imagem: Medição de Área Edificada

José Costa

University of Beira Interior, July, 2010

     [15, GP] UBEAR: Base de Dados de Imagens de Orelhas Capturadas Em Movimento

Adolfo Peixinho

University of Beira Interior, July, 2010

     [14, GP] Autoridade Nacional de Protecção Cívil: Medição de área ardida em dispositivo móvel

Óscar Pinto

University of Beira Interior, July, 2010.

     [13, GP] Breast Cancer Detection: Thermal Image Analysis

Duarte Silva

University of Beira Interior, July, 2009

     [12, GP] Iris Recognition: Fusing Image Quality Metrics

Rui Silva

University of Beira Interior, July, 2009

     [11, GP] Iris Recognition for Mobile Devices

Tiago Velho

University of Beira Interior, July, 2009

     [10, GP] Real-Time Face Detection

Sílvio Filipe

University of Beira Interior, July, 2008

     [9, GP] Sistema de Geração de Horários da UBI

Luís Fernandes

University of Beira Interior, July, 2007

     [8, GP] Sistema de Geração de Horários da UBI

José Gregório

University of Beira Interior, July, 2007

     [7, GP] Face Detection

Ricardo Santos

University of Beira Interior, July, 2007

     [6, GP] Iris Recognition: Analysis of Key Local Variations

José Gregório

University of Beira Interior, February, 2007

     [5, GP] Iris Recognition by Histogram Analysis

Luís Fernandes

University of Beira Interior, February, 2007

     [4, GP] Evaluation of Iris Recognition Algorithms

Lídia Afonso

University of Beira Interior, September, 2005

     [3, GP] Decision Module For Strategy Game

João Correia

University of Beira Interior, September, 2005

     [2, GP] Registo e rastreio de multas de trânsito da Polícia de Segurança Pública

Mário Diogo

University of Beira Interior, September, 2005

     [1, GP] Sistema de orientação e localização geográfica

Fernando Silva

University of Beira Interior, September, 2004




Examining Activities




Ph.D. Thesis


     [11, PE] A Framework for Texture Enhancement and Analysis in Images based on Fractional Differential Approach

S. Hemalatha

School of Information Technology and Engineering, VIT University, Vellore, India, July 2017

     [10, PE] Towards automatic long term Person Re-Identification System in Video Surveillance

Athira Muraleedharan Nambiar

IST, University of Lisbon, 2017

     [9, PE] Face and Body Biometrics in the Wild: Advances in the Visible Spectrum and Beyond

Ester Gonzalez-Sosa

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, July 2017

     [8, PE] Pattern recognition in Pigmented Skin lesion Images using Ensemble Methods

Roberta Barbosa de Oliveira

Faculty of Engineering, University of Oporto, 2017

     [7, PE] Design of Some Transform Domain based Image Cryptosystem, Steganography and Watermarking Schemes

Kshiramani Naik

Indian Institute of Technology (ISM) Dhanbad, India, 2017.

     [6, PE] Hybrid Fuzzy Clustering technique using Random based optimization for segmenting MRI brain images

S. Jansi

Avinashilingam University for Women, India, 2015

     [5, PE] Automatic Quantification and Classification of Breast Density in 2D Ultrasound Images

Ângela Oliveira

Faculty of Engineering of the University of Beira Interior, Portugal, 2015

     [4, PE] Fingerprint Recognition using Fuzzy Logic and Multimodal Biometrics

 R. Vinothkanna

Anna University, Chennai, India, 2014

     [3, PE] Segmentation of Iris Images Acquired in Degraded Conditions

Thierry Lefevre

Telecom Sud-Paris, Paris, France, January 2013

     [2, PE] Segmentation and 3D Reconstruction of Structures Represented in Images: Applications in Medical Images

Zhen Ma

Faculty of Engineering of the University of Oporto, Oporto, Portugal, December, 2012

     [1, PE] Certain Improvements in Classification Algorithms for Content Based Image Retrieval

C. Ramesh Babu Durai

Anna University, Chennai, India. 2012



M.Sc. Dissertation


     [9, ME] Automatic cell annotation of fluorescence microscope images with Leishmania infections

João Ribeiro

Faculty of Science, University of Oporto, October, 2015

     [8, ME] Mobile multimodal biometric identification for African children (MoBIAC)

Rui Esteves 

Faculty of Engineering, University of Oporto, July, 2015

     [7, ME] Hand Veins Recognition System

João G. Neves

IST: Instituto Superior Técnico, October, 2013

     [6, ME] Medição Computacional da Escala de Graduação Efron: O Caso da Hiperémia Conjuntival

Joana Santos 

niversidade da Beira Interior, Departamento de Física, November, 2011

     [5, ME] Hand-based Biometric Recognition System for Mobile Device

Luís Miguel Serrano

ICSTE-IUL Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, July, 2011

     [4, ME] Computational Vision Applied to the Segmentation and Morphometric Characterization of the Sciatic Nerve in Microscopic Images

Diogo Machado Carneiro Dias

Faculty of Engineering, University of Oporto, July, 2011

     [3, ME] Biometric Recognition Based on the Texture Along Palmprint Principal Lines

Diogo Santos Martins

University of Oporto, July, 2011

     [2, ME] Uncalibrated Stereo Vision Applied to Breast Cancer Treatment Aesthetic Assessment

João Miguel Trigo Soares

Faculty of Engineering, University of Oporto, July, 2011

     [1, ME] Sistema Seguro de Reconhecimento Biométrico Usando Codificação de Fonte Distribuída

Tiago Miguel Marques Dos Santos

 ICSTE-IUL Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, October, 2009




Evaluation Activities




Research Projects


     [7, EP] Evaluator of the "Technical and Scientific Projects"

National Center of Science and Technology Evaluation, Kazakhstan

2017

     [6, EP] Evaluateur of the "Portugal2020 - SI I&DT Programas Mobilizadores"

Portuguese Agência Nacional de Inovação 

2017

     [5, EP] Rapporteur of the "Joint Applied Research Projects"

 Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Youth and Sport of the Romanian Ministry of Education, Research, Youth and Sport

2016

     [4, EP] Evaluateur of the "Young Research Teams - 2014"

Romanian National Council for Scientific Research, Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding

2015

     [3, EP] Rapporteur of the "Joint Applied Research Projects"

 Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Youth and Sport of the Romanian Ministry of Education, Research, Youth and Sport

2014

     [2, EP] Evaluator of "Joint Applied Research Projects"

 Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Youth and Sport of the Romanian Ministry of Education, Research, Youth and Sport

2013

     [1, EP] Evaluator of "Joint Applied Research Projects"

Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Youth and Sport of the Romanian Ministry of Education, Research, Youth and Sport

2012




Management Activities




     [3, MN] Head of the Informatics Department

University of Beira Interior 

October 2015 -

     [2, MN] Director of the M.Sc. in  Informatics Engineering Course Program

University of Beira Interior 

2013 - 2015

     [1, MN] Director of the B.Eng. in Bioengineering Course Program

University of Beira Interior

2009-2013




Etcetera




     - “Best Reviewer Award” of the IAPR / IEEE Joint Conference on Biometrics (IJCB 2014, Clearwater, U.S.A.) [web]

     - Nominated as “Top Reviewer” for the Elsevier Pattern Recognition Letters Journal, regarding the 2008-2012 period [web]

     - Nominated as “Top Reviewer” for the Elsevier Image and Vision Computing Journal in 2009. [web]

     - Interviewed for the Falar Global program of the Portuguese television SIC Notícias, in the scope of the non-cooperative biometric iris recognition. (October, 2009) 
[web]

     - Interviewed for the Mundo Novo program of the Portuguese radio TSF, in the scope of the non-cooperative biometric iris recognition. (February, 2010) [web]

     - Special Issue On the Segmentation of Visible Wavelength Iris Images Acquired At-a-Distance and On-the-Move [web]

     - Interviewed for the SOL Portuguese journal, in the scope of the non-cooperative biometric iris recognition. (March, 2010) [web]

     - Interviewed for the Exame Informática Portuguese journal, in the scope of the non-cooperative biometric iris recognition. (July, 2010) [web]

     - Selected for a report in Jornal do Fundão Portuguese journal, in the scope of the 25 years of the University of Beira  Interior (April, 2011) [web]

     -Interviewed for the Revista C - Secção Cérebros Portuguese journal, in the scope of the non-cooperative iris recognition. (January, 2012) [web]