Investigacao

  

 

PhD (Algorithm Based Fault Tolerance)
Assistant Professor at the Dept of Informatics at University of Beira Interior (UBI) since 2000. 
Researcher of Telecommunications Institute - IT 

E-mail: pprata [at] di.ubi.pt
Home Page: http://www.di.ubi.pt/~pprata/

 

   Interesses

  • Tolerância a falhas
  • Sistemas distribuídos

  Publicações

 

  • Paula Prata, Luís Duarte and Maria Eugénia Ferrão, Web Application for the Analysis of Assessment Tests,  
    in International Conference on Engineering - A vision for the Future, ICEUBI 2017, Covilhã, Portugal, December 5, 2017.
  • Paula Prata and Sérgio Santos, Performance of Web Applications,  
    in International Conference on Engineering - A vision for the Future, ICEUBI 2017, Covilhã Portugal, December 5, 2017.
  • Paulo Fazendeiro and Paula Prata, Performance Assessment of the Canonical Genetic Algorithm: A Study on Parallel Processing Via GPU Architecture, pp. 301-320.
    Chapter 11 of  Evolutionary Computation, Techniques and Applications. 2017, Apple Academic Press, ISBN: 978-1771883368, 
    Editors: Ashish M. Gujarathi, and B. V. Babu. 
  • Alfredo Fernandes and Paula Prata, Robust Platform for Production Control.
     ICEUBI2015 – International Conference on Engineering 2015 – 2-4 Dec 2015. University of Beira Interior – Covilhã, Portugal. 
  • Paula Prata and Samuel Alves (2015)
    CSCLab: A Cloud-Based Platform for Managing Computing Labs; International Journal of Cloud Applications and Computing (IJCAC)
    Volume 5, Issue 4, pp. 36-55, October - December 2015;  ISSN: 2156-1834;  DOI: 10.4018/IJCAC.2015100103.     
  • Pereira, J. and Prata, P. (2015)
    ‘Management of virtual machine images in heterogeneous clouds’, Int. J. Computational Science
    and Engineering, Vol. 10, Nos. 1/2, pp.113–129.
  • Prata, P., Cunha, R. and Araújo, P. (2014). Escalabilidade do jogo WebRun: Versão Cliente-Servidor versus Versão Peer-to-Peer.
    Videojogos 2014, Conferência de Ciências e Artes dos Videojogos, 6 e 7 de Novembro de 2014, IPCA - Barcelos.
  • Prata, P.,  Muranho, J., and Gomes, A. (2014).  Impact of Row Sorting on the Sparse Matrix-Vector Product on GPU. 
    International Journal on Advanced Electrical and Computer Engineering (IJAECE),  Vol. 1, Nº 2, pp. 1-11.
  • Alves, S. and Prata, P. (2014).  Proposal for an Agnostic Architecture of Cloud-based Computing Labs. 
    In 6º Simpósio de Informática (INForum 2014) 4 e 5 de Setembro, Universidade do Porto, Portugal, pp. 244-259.
  • Ferrão, M. E. and Prata, P. (2014). Item Response Models in Computerized Adaptive Testing: a simulation study. 
    In Murgante, B., Misra, S., Carlini, M.,Torre, C., Nguyen. H.Q., Taniar, D., Apduhan, B., Gervasi, O. (Eds), 
    Lecture Notes in Computer Science 8581 (pp. 552–565).  
  • Alves, S. and Prata, P. (2014). "Using the cloud to build a computing lab", 
    CISTI'2014 - in 9th Iberian Conference on Information Systems and Technologies, 18th
    to 21st of June 2014, at Barcelona, Spain (CISTI 2014) pp. 928-933. DOI: 10.1109/CISTI.2014.6877038. 
 
  • S. G. Azevedo, P. Prata and P. Fazendeiro. The role of radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies in improving process management and product tracking in
     the textiles and fashion supply chain. DOI: 10.1533/9780857098115.42, pp 42-69. Chapter 3 of Fashion supply chain management using radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies. Edited by 
    W. K. Wong, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong and Z. X. Guo, Sichuan University, China.
    Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles No. 152. January 2014, ISBN: 978-0-85709-805-4. 
  • Paula Prata, Paulo Fazendeiro, Carlos Augusto, Susana Azevedo and V. Cruz-Machado. Collaborative Environment for Supply Chain Assessment.
    RISTI - Iberian Journal of Information Systems and Technologies, No 12 (2013), 1-15, Dec 2013. DOI: 10.4304/risti.12.1-15.
  • Augusto, C., Prata, P., Fazendeiro, P. and Azevedo, S. .:Avaliação na cloud do comportamento de cadeias de abastecimento. ICEUBI2013 - International
    Conference on Engineering - Engineering for Economic Development, November, 27-29, Covilhã, Portugal.
  • Susana Azevedo, Paula Prata, Paulo Fazendeiro and V. Cruz-Machado, Assessment of Supply Chain Agility in a Cloud Computing-based framewok. Scalable Computing: Practice and Experience, Scientific International Journal for Parallel and Distributed Computing, Volume 13, Number 4, pp. 295–301, December 2012. http://www.scpe.org

 

  • Paula Prata, Paulo Fazendeiro, Pedro Sequeira, and Chandrashekhar Padole, A Comment on Bio-inspired Optimisation via GPU Architecture: The Genetic Algorithm Workload. B.K. Panigrahi et al. (Eds.): SEMCCO 2012, LNCS 7677, pp. 670–678, 2012. © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012. 

  • Paulo Fazendeiro, Chandrashekhar Padole, Pedro Sequeira, and Paula Prata, OpenCL Implementations of a Genetic Algorithm for Feature Selection in Periocular Biometric Recognition. B.K. Panigrahi et al. (Eds.): SEMCCO 2012, LNCS 7677, pp. 729–737, 2012. © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012. 

  • João Pereira and Paula Prata, Cloud Agnostic Virtual Machine Image Service in Atas do 4º Simpósio de Informática, INForum 2012, 6 e 7 de setembro de 2012, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal, pp 314-317 .  

 

  • João Pereira and Paula Prata, VISoR - Virtual Machine Images Management Service for Cloud Infrastructures in CLOSER 2012 - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science , pp. 401-406. 

  • Paula Prata, Paulo Fazendeiro and Pedro Sequeira, Towards Cost-Effective Bio-Inspired Optimization: a Prospective Study on the GPU Architecture. B.K. Panigrahi et al. (Eds.): SEMCCO 2011, Part II, LNCS 7077, pp. 63–70, 2011.

 

 

  • Paula Prata and João Muranho, Sparse Matrix-Vector Multiplication on GPU: When Is Rows Reordering Worthwhile?, in  ICEUBI2011 - International Conference on Engineering UBI2011 Innovation and Development,  November, 28-30, 2011, Covilhã, Portugal, ISBN: 978-989-654-079-1.

 

  • Pedro Sequeira, Paula Prata and Paulo Fazendeiro, Genetic algorithms over GPUs: a preliminary assessment. In  ICEUBI2011 - International Conference on Engineering UBI2011 Innovation and Development,  November, 28-30, Covilhã, Portugal, 2011, ISBN: 978-989-654-079-1. 

  • Paula Prata, Gilberto Melfe, Ricardo Pesqueira e João Muranho, "Impacto da Organização dos Dados em Operações com Matrizes Esparsas na GPU", INForum 2010- II Simpósio de Informática, Luís S. Barbosa, Miguel P. Correia (eds), 9-10 Setembro, 2010, pp. 255–266.
    Resumo

 

  • Paula Prata, Etelvina Pinho and Eduardo Aires, "Database and State Replication in Multiplayer Online Games” IEEE, 24th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops, 2010, pp.1059-1064 Perth, Australia, 20-23 April, ISBN: 978-0-7695-4019-1.
    Resumo. DOI: 10.1109/WAINA.2010.169
    . 
     
  • Paula Prata, João Muranho e André Pinto. “Ferramenta para Visualização da Estrutura de Matrizes Esparsas de Grande Dimensão
     em GPU: GPU-MV”,  Engenharia’2009, Inovação de Desenvolvimento, UBI, 25-27 de Novembro de 2009.
    Resumo
    
  • João Muranho, Paula Prata, Ana Ferreira, Alfeu Sá Marques e Abel Gomes,
    “Resolução de Sistemas de Equações Esparsas em GPU”.
    Engenharia’2009, Inovação de Desenvolvimento, UBI, 25-27 de Novembro de 2009.
    Resumo
 
  • Etelvina Pinho, Eduardo Aires e Paula Prata. “Tolerância a Falhas em Jogos On-line”. VideoJogos 2009, 
    ISBN: 978-972-789-299-0, Aveiro, 26 e 27 de Novembro de 2009.
    Resumo
 
  • Ricardo Alexandre, Paula Prata and Abel Gomes..“A Grid Infrastructure for Online Games”, in Proc. 
    of the 2nd ACM International Conference on Interaction Sciences: Information Technology, Culture and Human
     (ICIS’09) Seoul, South Korea, November 24-26, ACM International Conference Proceeding Series, 
    Vol. 403, pp.670-673, ACM Press, 2009.
    Resumo
 
  • João Muranho, Paula Prata, Mário Rela and João Gabriel Silva. “Failure Boundedness in Discrete Applications”. Third Latin-American Symposium on Dependable Computing (LADC 2007), Springer Verlag, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 4746/2007: pp.160-169, ISBN 978-3-540-75293-6.
    Resumo

 

  • Paula Prata, Mário Rela, Henrique Madeira and João Gabriel Silva. “Robust Assertions and Fail-Bounded Behavior” in Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society (JBCS), Special Issue on “Dependable Computing”, Number 3, Vol. 10, April 2005, pp. 20-32, ISSN 0104-6500. 
    Resumo 

 

  • Paula Prata. "Asserções com elevada capacidade de detecção de erros", Tese de Doutoramento, Departamento de Matemática/Informática da UBI, Setembro de 2000.
    Resumo

 

  • Paula Prata, João Gabriel Silva. "Fault-Detection by Result-Checking for the Eigenproblem". Proc. Third European Dependable Computing Conference (EDCC-3) 1999, September, Prague, Czeck Republic: Springer Verlag, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 1667: pp. 419-436, ISBN 3-540-66483-1. Resumo.

 

  • Paula Prata, João Gabriel Silva. "Algorithm Based  Fault Tolerance versus Result-Checking for Matrix Computations". Proc. 29th Annual International Symphosium on Fault Tolerant Computing (FTCS-29) 1999, June 15-18, Madison, Wisconsin, USA. IEEE Computer Society Press, pp. 4-11, ISBN 0-7695-0213-X. Resumo. DOI: 10.1109/FTCS.1999.781028. 

 

  • João Gabriel Silva, Paula Prata, Mário Rela, Henrique Madeira. "Practical Issues in the Use of ABFT and a new Failure Model". Proc. 28th Annual International Symposium on Fault-Tolerant Computing Symposium (FTCS-28) 1998, June, Munich, Germany. IEEE Computer Society Press, pp. 26-35, ISBN 0-8186-8470-4. Resumo. DOI: 10.1109/FTCS.1998.689452. 

 

  • “Linguagens de Programação Orientadas a Objectos e Concorrência”. Departamento de Matemática/Informática da UBI, Julho de 1993.
    (Provas de Aptidão Pedagógica e Capacidade Científica)

 

  • “O Problema da Exclusão Mútua”. Departamento de Matemática/Informática da UBI, Julho de 1993
    (Relatório de três aulas teórico/práticas)