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  • 13/05/2021: Keynote Speech (VISUM - 21): Hugo Proença. Image Understanding, 9th Edition of the Vision Understanding and Machine Intelligence Summer School, July 02-09, 2021 Know more...
  • 03/05/2021: Conference Paper (CVPRW - 21): João Brito, Hugo Proença. A Deep Adversarial Framework for Visually Interpretable Biometric Recognition. In Proceedings of the IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition "Biometrics" Workshop – CVPRW 2021, doi: 10.1109/CVPRW.2021.?, Nashville, U.S.A., June 19-25, 2021 [pdf]
  • 12/05/2021: Hugo Proença has been awarded as the Best Associate Editor - 2021 of the Elsevier Image and Vision Computing Journal.
  • 03/05/2021: Journal Paper (IEEE-TCSVT): Hugo Proença. The UU-Net: Reversible Face De-Identification for Visual Surveillance Video Footage. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, doi: 10.1109/TCSVT.2021.3066054, 2021.[pdf]
  • 03/05/2021: Journal Paper (Elsevier PRL): Ehsan Yaghoubi, Diana Borza, SV Aruna Kumar, Hugo Proença. Person re-identification: Implicitly Defining the Receptive Fields of Deep Learning Classification Frameworks. Elsevier Pattern Recognition Letters, 145, pag. 23-29,doi: 10.1016/j.patrec.2021.01.035, 2021[pdf]
  • 24/05/2021: Project Accepted: AddPath - Adaptative Designed Clinical Pathways, consortium composed of three partners: UPHILL, S.A, GLSMED LEARNING HEALTH, S.A.  and HOSPITAL DA LUZ S.A., and the University of Beira Interior,
  • 02/06/2021: Journal Paper (Elsevier IVC): Maria De Marsico, Hugo Proença, Sambit Bakshi, Abhijit Das. Editorial to special issue on novel insights on ocular biometrics. Elsevier Image and Vision Computing, pag. 104227,doi: 10.1016/j.imavis.2021.104227, 2021. [pdf] 


Research




Research Wordle (July 23th, 2015)


Interests (Keywords)

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

 


Selected Publications




 [SEL 1] Hugo Proença. The UU-Net: Reversible Face De-Identification for Visual Surveillance Video Footage. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, doi: 10.1109/TCSVT.2021.3066054, 2021. (in press)  [pdf]



 [SEL 2]  Hugo Proença, Ehsan Yaghoubi and Pendar Alirezazadeh. A Quadruplet Loss for Enforcing Semantically Coherent Embeddings in Multi-output Classification Problems. IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 16, pag. 800-811, doi: 10.1109/TIFS.2020,3023304, 2021.  [pdf]



 [SEL 3]  Hugo Proença. Iris Recognition: On the Segmentation of Degraded Images Acquired in the Visible Wavelength. IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 32(8), pag. 1502-1516, doi: 10.1109/TPAMI.2009.140, 2010.  [pdf]



 [SEL 4]  Hugo Proença, João C. Neves.  Deep-PRWIS: Periocular Recognition Without the Iris and Sclera Using Deep Learning Frameworks. IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 13(4), pag. 888-896, doi: 10.1109/TIFS.2017.2771230, 2018.  [pdf]



 [SEL 5] Hugo Proença, João C. Neves, Silvio Barra, Tiago Marques,  Juan C. Moreno.  Joint Head Pose/Soft Label Estimation for Human Recognition In-The-Wild. IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 38(12), pag. 2444-2456, doi: 10.1109/TPAMI.2016.2522441, 2016.  [pdf]



 [SEL 6] Hugo Proença, João C. Neves. IRINA: Iris Recognition (even) in Inaccurately Segmented Data. In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition - CVPR 2017, pag. 6747-6756, doi: 10.1109/CVPR.2017.714, Honolulu, Hawai, U.S.A., July 21-26, 2017.  [pdf]



 [SEL 7] Hugo Proença. Ocular Biometrics by Score-Level Fusion of Disparate Experts. IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 23(12), pag. 5082-5093, doi: 10.1109/TIP.2014.2361285, 2014.  [pdf]



 [SEL 8]  Hugo Proença, Luís A. Alexandre. Toward Non-Cooperative Iris Recognition: A Classification Approach Using Multiple Signatures.  IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 9(4), pag. 607-612, doi: 10.1109/TPAMI.2007.1016, 2007. (special issue on biometrics featured article)  [pdf]



 [SEL 9] Hugo Proença, João C. Neves. "A Reminiscence of ”Mastermind”: Iris/Periocular Biometrics by ”In-Set” CNN Iterative Analysis. IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 14(7), pag. 1702-1712, doi: 10.1109/TIFS.2018.2883853, 2019. [pdf]



 [SEL 10]  Hugo Proença, João C. Neves.  Soft Biometrics: Globally Coherent Solutions for Hair Segmentation and Style Recognition based on Hierarchical MRFs. IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 12(7), pag. 1637-1645, doi: 10.1109/TIFS.2017.2680246, 2017.  [pdf]



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




 [54,IJ] Maria De Marsico, Hugo Proença, Sambit Bakshi, Abhijit Das. Editorial to special issue on novel insights on ocular biometrics.  Elsevier Image and Vision Computing, pag. 104227,doi: 10.1016/j.imavis.2021.104227, 2021.  [pdf]



 [53,IJ] Hugo Proença. The UU-Net: Reversible Face De-Identification for Visual Surveillance Video Footage.  IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, doi: 10.1109/TCSVT.2021.3066054, 2021. (in press) [pdf]



 [52,IJ] Ehsan Yaghoubi, Diana Borza, SV Aruna Kumar, Hugo Proença. Person re-identification: Implicitly Defining the Receptive Fields of Deep Learning Classification Frameworks.  Elsevier Pattern Recognition Letters, 145, pag. 23-29,doi: 10.1016/j.patrec.2021.01.035, 2021.  [pdf]



 [51,IJ] Bruno Degardin, Hugo Proença. Iterative Weak/Self-Supervised Classification Framework for Abnormal Events Detection. Elsevier Pattern Recognition Letters, 145, pag. 50-57, doi: 10.1016/j.patrec.2021.01.031, 2021. [pdf]



 [50,IJ] Ehsan Yaghoubi, SV Aruna Kumar, Hugo Proença. SSS-PR: A Short Survey of Surveys in Person Re-identification.  Elsevier Pattern Recognition Letters, 143, pag. 50-57,doi: 10.1016/j.patrec.2020.12.017, 2021. [pdf]



 [49,IJ] SV Aruna Kumar, Ehsan Yaghoubi, Abhijit Das, B.S. Harish, Hugo Proença. The P-DESTRE: A Fully Annotated Dataset for Pedestrian Detection, Tracking and Short/Long-term Re-Identification from Aerial Devices. IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 16, pag. 1696-1708, doi: 10.1109/TIFS.2020.3040881, 2021. [pdf]



 [48,IJ] Hugo Proença, Ehsan Yaghoubi, Pendar Alirezazadeh. A Quadruplet Loss for Enforcing Semantically Coherent Embeddings in Multi-output Classification Problems. IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 16, pag. 800-811,doi: 10.1109/TIFS.2020,3023304, 2021.  [pdf]



 [47,IJ] Ehsan Yaghoubi, Farhad Khezeli, Diana Borza, SV Aruna Kumar, João Neves, Hugo Proença. Human Attribute Recognition: A Comprehensive Survey. MDPI Applied Sciences, 10, 5608,  doi: 10.3390/app10165608, 2020. [pdf]



 [46,IJ]  Ehsan Yaghoubi, Diana Borza, João C. Neves, SV Aruna Kumar, Hugo Proença. An Attention-Based Deep Learning Model for Multiple Pedestrian Attributes Recognition. Elsevier Image and Vision Computing, doi: 10.1016/j.imavis.2020.103981, 2020. [pdf]



 [45,IJ] João C. Neves,  Ruben Tolosana, Ruber Vera-Rodriguez, Vasco Lopes, Hugo Proença, Julian Fierrez. GANprintR: Improved Fakes and Evaluation of the State of the Art in Face Manipulation Detection. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, 14(5), pag. 1038-1048, doi: 10.1109/JSTSP.2020.3007250, 2020. [pdf]



 [44,IJ] Manuel J. Marin-Jimenez, Aythami Morales, Julian Fierrez, Antonio Pertusa, Hugo Proença, J. Salvador Sanchez.  Editorial for special section at Pattern Recognition Letters - IbPRIA 2019. Elsevier Pattern Recognition Letters, vol 133, pag. 165, doi: 10.1016/j.patrec.2020.03.024, 2020. [pdf]



 [43,IJ]  Luiz A. Zanlorensi, Diego R. Lucio, Alceu S. Britto Jr., Hugo Proença, David Menotti. Deep representations for cross-spectral ocular biometrics. IET Biometrics, 9(2), pag. 68-77, doi: 10.1049/iet-bmt.2019.0116, 2019. [pdf]



 [42,IJ] Sambit Bakshi, Guodong Guo, Hugo Proença, Massimo Tistarelli. Visual Surveillance and Biometrics: Practices, Challenges, and Possibilities. IEEE Access, 7(1), pag. 137638-137641, doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2940175, 2019. [pdf]



 [41,IJ] Hugo Proença, João C. Neves. A Reminiscence of “Mastermind”: Iris/Periocular Biometrics by “In-Set” CNN Iterative Analysis. IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 4(7), pag. 1702-1712, doi: 10.1109/TIFS.2018.2883853, 2019. [pdf]



 [40,IJ] João C. Neves, Hugo Proença. "A Leopard Cannot Change Its Spots": Improving Face Recognition Using 3D-based Caricatures. IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 14(1), pag. 151-161, doi: 10.1109/TIFS.2018.2846617, 2018. [pdf]



 [39,IJ]  Zahid Akhtar, Gautam Kumar, Sambit Bakshi, Hugo Proença. Experiments with Ocular Biometric Datasets: A Practitioner’s Guideline. IT Professional, 20(3), pag. 50-63, doi: 10.1109/MITP.2018.032501748, 2018. [pdf]



 [38,IJ] Hugo Proença, João C. Neves. Deep-PRWIS: Periocular Recognition Without the Iris and Sclera Using Deep Learning Frameworks. IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 13(4), pag. 888-896, doi: 10.1109/TIFS.2017.2771230, 2018. [pdf]



 [37,IJ] João C. Neves, Juan C. Moreno, Hugo Proença. QUIS-CAMPI: An Annotated Multi-biometrics Data Feed From Surveillance ScenariosIET Biometrics, 7(4), pag. 371-379, doi: 10.1049/iet-bmt.2016.0178, 2017. [pdf]



 [36,IJ] Maria de Marsico, Michele Nappi, Fabio Narducci, Hugo Proença. Insights into the results of MICHE I - Mobile Iris CHallenge Evaluation. Elsevier Pattern Recognition, 74, pag. 286-304, doi: 10.1016/j.patcog.2017.08.028,  2017. [pdf]



 [35,IJ] Hugo Proença, João C. Neves. Soft Biometrics: Globally Coherent Solutions for Hair Segmentation and Style Recognition based on Hierarchical MRFsIEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 12(7), pag. 1637-1645, doi: 10.1109/TIFS.2017.2680246, 2017. [pdf]



 [34,IJ] Maria de Marsico, Michele Nappi, Hugo Proença. Results from MICHE II - Mobile Iris CHallenge Evaluation II. Elsevier Pattern Recognition Letters, 91(1), pag. 3-10, doi: 10.1016/j.patrec.2016.12.013,  2017. [pdf]



 [33,IJ] Hugo Proença, Mark Nixon, Michele Nappi. IEEE Intelligent Systems: Trends and Controversies. IEEE Intelligent Systems, 33(3), pag. 41-67, doi: 10.1109/MIS.2018.033001416, 2018.  [pdf]



 [32,IJ] Hugo Proença, João C. Neves. Visible-wavelength Iris/Periocular Imaging and Recognition in Surveillance Environments. Elsevier Image and Vision Computing, 55, pag. 22-25, doi: 10.1016/j.imavis.2016.03.015, 2016. [pdf]



 [31,IJ] João C. Neves, Hugo ProençaBiometric Recognition in Surveillance Scenarios: A Survey. Springer Artificial Intelligence Review, 46(4), pag. 1-27, doi: 10.1007/s10462-016-9474-x, 2016.  [pdf]



 [30,IJ] Hugo Proença, João C. Neves, Silvio Barra, Tiago Marques,  Juan C. Moreno.  Joint Head Pose/Soft Label Estimation for Human Recognition In-The-Wild. IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 38(12), pag. 2444-2456, doi: 10.1109/TPAMI.2016.2522441, 2016.   [pdf]



 [29,IJ] João C. Neves, Juan C. Moreno, Hugo Proença. A Master-slave Calibration Algorithm with Fish-eye Correction.  Hindawi Mathematical Problems in Engineering, 2015, Article ID: 427270, doi: 10.1155/2015/427270, 2015.  [pdf]



 [28,IJ] Hugo Proença, João C. Neves. Fusing Vantage Point Trees and Linear Discriminants for Fast Feature Classification. Springer Journal of Classification, 34(1), pag. 85-107, doi: 10.1007/s00357-017-9223-0, 2017. [pdf]



 [27,IJ] Elisa Barroso, Gil Santos, Luís Cardoso, Chandrashekhar Padole, Hugo Proença. Periocular Recognition: How Much Facial Expressions Affect Performance? Springer Pattern Analysis and Applications, 19(2), pag. 517-530, doi: 10.1007/s10044-015-0493-z, 2015.  [pdf]



 [26,IJ] Juan C. Moreno, V. B. Surya Prasath, Gil Santos, Hugo Proença. Robust periocular recognition by fusing sparse representations of color and geometry information Springer Journal of Signal Processing Systems, 82(3), doi: 10.1007/s11265-015-1023-3, 2015. [pdf]




 [25,IJ] Chandrashekhar Padole, Hugo Proença. BioHDD:  Aperiodic Feature Representation for Gait Recognition in Cross-view Scenarios for Unconstrained Biometrics. Springer Pattern Analysis and Applications, 20(1), doi: 10.1007/s10044-015-0468-0, 2015.  [pdf]



 [24,IJ] Hugo Proença.  Iris Recognition: What's Beyond Bit Fragility? IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 10(2), pag. 321-332, doi: 10.1109/TIFS.2014.2371691, 2015. [pdf]



 [23,IJ] Gil Santos, Paulo Fiadeiro, Hugo Proença. BioHDD: A Dataset for Studying Biometric Identification on Heavily Degraded Data. IET Biometrics, 4(1), pag. 1-9, doi: 10.1049/iet-bmt.2014.0045, 2015.  [pdf]



 [22,IJ] Hugo Proença. Ocular Biometrics by Score-Level Fusion of Disparate Experts. IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 23(12), pag. 5082-5093, doi: 10.1109/TIP.2014.2361285, 2014. [pdf]



 [21,IJ]  Hugo Proença, João C. Neves, Juan C. Moreno. Face Recognition: Handling Data Misalignments Implicitly by Fusion of Sparse Representations. IET Computer Vision, 9(2), pag. 216-225, doi: 10.1049/iet-cvi.2014.0039, 2014. [pdf]



 [20,IJ] Juan C. Moreno, V. B. Surya Prasath, Hugo Proença, K. Palaniappan. Fast and Globally Convex Multiphase Active Contours for Brain MRI Segmentation. Elsevier Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 125, pag. 237-250, doi: 10.1016/j.cviu.2014.04.010, 2014. [pdf]



 [19,IJ] João C. Neves, Helena Castro, Ana Tomás, Miguel Coimbra, Hugo Proença. Detection and Separation of Overlapping Cells Based on Contour Concavity for Leishmania images. Wiley Cytometry: Part A, 85(6), pag. 491-500, doi: 10.1002/cyto.a.22465, 2014. [pdf]



 [18,IJ] Hugo Proença. ReigSAC: Fast Discrimination of Spurious Keypoint Correspondences on Planar Surfaces. Springer Machine Vision and Applications, 25(3), pag. 763-773, doi: 10.1007/s00138-014-0593-6, 2014. [pdf]



 [17,IJ] Hugo Proença. Iris Biometrics: Indexing and Retrieving Heavily Degraded Data.  IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 8(12), pag. 1975-1985, doi: 10.1109/TIFS.2013.2283458, 2013. [pdf]



 [16,IJ] Hugo Proença, Juan C. Moreno.  Periocular Biometrics: Constraining the EGM Algorithm to Biologically Plausible Distortions IET Biometrics, 3(4), pag. 167-175, doi: 10.1049/iet-bmt.2013.0039, 2013. [pdf]



 [15,IJ] Hugo Proença. Performance Evaluation of Image Local Keypoints Detection and Matching Techniques. Springer Signal, Image and Video Processing,  9(5), pag. 1009-1019, doi: 10.1007/s11760-013-0535-1, 2013. [pdf]



 [14,IJ] Chandrashekhar Padole, Hugo Proença. Compensating for Pose and Illumination in Unconstrained Periocular Biometrics. International Journal of Biometrics, 5(3/4), pag. 336-359, doi: 10.1504/IJBM.2013.055971, 2013. [pdf]



 [13,IJ] Luís Cardoso, André Barbosa, Frutuoso G. Silva, António Pinheiro, Hugo Proença. Iris Biometrics: Synthesis of Degraded Ocular Images IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 8(7), pag. 1115-1125, doi: 10.1109/TIFS.2013.2262942, 2013. [pdf]



 [12,IJ] Hugo Proença, Luís A. Alexandre. Editorial of the Special Issue On the Recognition of Visible Wavelength Iris Images Captured At-a-distance and On-the-move. Elsevier Pattern Recognition Letters, 33(8), pag. 963-364, doi: 10.1016/j.patrec.2012.03.003, 2012. [pdf]



 [11,IJ] Hugo Proença, Luís A. Alexandre. Toward Covert Iris Biometric Recognition: Experimental Results From the NICE Contests. IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 7(2), pag. 798-808, doi: 10.1109/TIFS.2011.2177659, 2012. [pdf]



 [10,IJ] Hugo Proença, Gil Santos.  Fusing Color and Shape Descriptors in the Recognition of Degraded Iris Images Acquired at Visible Wavelength. Elsevier Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 116, pag. 167-178, doi: 10.1016/j.cviu.2011.10.008, 2012. [pdf]



 [9,IJ] Hugo Proença, Eliza Yingzi Du, Jacob Scharcanski. Introduction to the Special Issue on Unconstrained Biometrics: Advances and Trends. Springer Signal, Image and Video Processing, 5(3), pag. 1-2, doi: 10.1007/s11760-011-0243-7, 2011. [pdf]



 [8,IJ] Hugo Proença. Quality Assessment of Degraded Iris Images Acquired in the Visible Wavelength.  IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security,  6(1), pag. 82-95, doi: 10.1109/TIFS.2010.2086446, 2011. [pdf]




 [7,IJ] Hugo Proença. Iris Recognition: On the Segmentation of Degraded Images Acquired in the Visible WavelengthIEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 32(8), pag. 1502-1516, doi: 10.1109/TPAMI.2009.140, 2010. [pdf]



 [6,IJ] Hugo Proença, Sílvio Filipe, Ricardo Santos, João Oliveira, Luís A. Alexandre. The UBIRIS.v2: A Database of Visible Wavelength Iris Images Captured On-The-Move and At-A-Distance. IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 32(8), pag. 1529-1535, doi: 10.1109/TPAMI.2009.66, 2010. [pdf]



 [5,IJ] Hugo Proença, Luís A. Alexandre. Introduction to the Special Issue on the Segmentation of Visible Wavelength Iris Images Captured At-a-distance and On-the-move. Elsevier Image and Vision Computing, 28(1), pag. 202-206, doi: 10.1016/j.imavis.2009.09.004, 2010. [pdf]



 [4,IJ] Hugo Proença. An Iris Recognition Approach Through Structural Pattern Analysis Methods. Wiley Expert Systems, Special issue on Computer Recognition Systems, 27(1), pag. 6-16, doi: 10.1111/j.1468-0394.2009.00534.x, 2010. [pdf]



 [3,IJ] Hugo Proença, Luís A. Alexandre. Analysis of the Error Rates Regarding the Accuracy of the Segmentation Stage. Elsevier Image and Vision Computing, 28(1), pag. 202-206, doi: 10.1016/j.imavis.2009.03.003, 2010. [pdf]



 [2,IJ] Hugo Proença, Luís A. Alexandre.  Toward Non-Cooperative Iris Recognition: A Classification Approach Using Multiple Signatures. IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 9(4), pag. 607-612, doi: 10.1109/TPAMI.2007.1016, 2007. (special issue on biometrics featured article). [pdf]



 [1,IJ] Hugo Proença, Luís A. Alexandre. Iris Segmentation Methodology for Non-Cooperative Recognition. IEE Proceedings of Image,  Vision, Image & Signal Processing, vol. 153, issue 2, pag. 199-205, doi:10.1049/ip-vis:20050213, 2006. [pdf]





Special Issues in International Refereed Journals



     [11, SI] 25th ICPR - Real-Time Visual Surveillance as-a-Service (VSaaS) for Smart Security Solutions           



Sambit Bakshi, Guodong Guo, Hugo Proença and Michele Nappi (Eds.)
IET Biometrics, volume ?, issue ?, 2021. Electronic ISSN: 2047-4946.

     [10, SI] Special Issue on Computer Vision & Biometrics in Healthcare Monitoring, Diagnosis and Treatment   


Michele Nappi, Sambit Bakshi, Hugo Proença; Vittorio Murino (Eds.)
Elsevier Computer Vision and Image Understanding, ISSN: 1541-1672, 2021.

     [9, SI] New Trends on Pattern Recognition, Applications and Systems                                                                 



Hugo Proença, João C. Neves (Eds.)
Applied Sciences, volume ?, issue ?, 2021. Electronic ISSN: 2076-3417.

     [8, SI] Novel Insights on Ocular Biometrics               



Sambit Bakshi, Abhijit Das, Maria de Marsico, Hugo Proença (Eds.)                                                                       
Elsevier Image and Vision Computing, ISSN: 1541-1672, 2019.

     [7, SI] Visual Surveillance and Biometrics: Practices, Challenges, and Possibilities



Sambit Bakshi, Guodong Guo, Hugo Proença, Massimo Tistarelli (Eds.)                                                                  
IEEE Access, volume ?, issue ?, 2018. Electronic ISSN: 2169-3536.

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



Hugo Proença, Mark Nixon, Michele Nappi (Eds.)  
IEEE Intelligent Systems, Trends and Controversies, ISSN: 1541-1672, 2016.                                                        

     [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.

     [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.

     [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




 [7,BC] Silvio Barra, Maria de Marsico, Hugo Proença and Michele Nappi. MICHE competitions: a realistic experience with uncontrolled eye region acquisition. Selfie Biometrics, Ajita Rattani (Eds.), Springer Verlag book series, 2019, XXII, ISBN: 2191-6586. [pdf]




 [6,BC] Hugo Proença, João C. Neves. Iris Biometric Indexing. Iris and Periocular Biometric Recognition, Christoph Busch, Christian Rathgeb (Eds.), IET, 2016.  [pdf]




 [5,BC] Hugo Proença. Iris Recognition in Visible Wavelengths and Unconstrained Conditions. Handbook of Iris Recognition (2nd edition), Mark J. Burge and K. Bowyer (Eds.), Springer Verlag book series, 2016, XXII, ISBN: 2191-6586. [pdf]




 [4,BC] Hugo Proença, João C. Neves, J. Sequeiros, N. Carapito, N. C. Garcia. Biometric Identification from Facial Sketches of Poor Fidelity: Comparison of Human and Machine Performance. 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.  [pdf]




 [3,BC] Hugo Proença, Gil Santos, João C. Neves. Using Ocular Data for Unconstrained Biometric Recognition. 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. [pdf]




 [2,BC] Hugo Proença. Iris Recognition in the Visible Wavelength: Issues and Trends. Handbook of Iris Recognition, Mark J. Burge and K. Bowyer (Eds.), Springer Verlag book series, 2013, XXII, ISBN: 978-1-4471-4401-4 .  [pdf]




 [1,BC]  João Oliveira, Hugo Proença. Caries Detection in Panoramic Dental X-ray Images. 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. [pdf]






Proceedings of International Conferences

  


 [48,IC] João Brito, Hugo Proença. A Deep Adversarial Framework for Visually Interpretable Biometric Recognition. In Proceedings of the IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition "Biometrics" Workshop – CVPRW 2021, doi: 10.1109/CVPRW.2021.?, Nashville,  U.S.A., June 19-25, 2021. [pdf]


 [47,IC] Eduardo Assunção, Catarina Diniz, Pedro Dinis Gaspar, Hugo Proença. Decision-making support system for fruit diseases classification using Deep Learning. In Proceedings of the 2020 International Conference on Decision Aid Sciences and Application  – DASA 2020, doi: 10.1109/ DASA51403.2020.9317219, Sakheer, Barhein, November 8-9, 2020. [pdf]



 [46,IC] Bruno Degardin, Hugo Proença. Human Activity Analysis: Iterative Weak/Self-Supervised Learning Frameworks for Detecting Abnormal Events. In Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Biometrics  – IJCB 2020, doi:  10.1109/IJCB48548.2020.9304905, Houston, U.S.A., September 28-October 1, 2020.   [pdf]


 [45,IC] Diana Borza, Ehsan Yaghoubi, João C. Neves, Hugo Proença. All-in-one "HairNet": A Deep Neural Model for Joint Hair Segmentation and Characterization. In Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Biometrics  – IJCB 2020, doi: 10.1109/IJCB48548.2020.9304904, Houston, U.S.A., September 28-October 1, 2020. [pdf]



 [44,IC] Luiz A. Zanlorensi, Hugo Proença, David Menotti. Unconstrained Periocular Recognition: Using Generative Deep Learning Frameworks for Attribute Normalization. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing – ICIP 2020, doi: 10.1109/ICIP40778.2020.9191251, United Arab Emirates, October 25-28, 2020.  [pdf]


 [43,IC] Ehsan Yaghoubi, Pendar Alirezazadeh, Eduardo Assunção, João C. Neves, Hugo Proença. Region-Based CNNs for Pedestrian Gender Recognition in Visual Surveillance Environments. In Proceedings of the 18th International Conference of the Biometrics Special Interest Group – BIOSIG 2019, Darmstadt, Germany, September 16-20, 2019. [pdf]



 [42,IC] Pendar Alirezazadeh, Ehsan Yaghoubi, Eduardo Assunção, João C. Neves, Hugo Proença. Pose Switch-Based Convolutional Neural Network for Clothing Analysis in Visual Surveillance Environments. In Proceedings of the 18th International Conference of the Biometrics Special Interest Group – BIOSIG 2019,  Darmstadt, Germany., September 16-20, 2019.  [pdf]


 [41,IC] Marta Blásquez, Aythami Morales, Ester Gonzalez, João C. Neves, Hugo Proença and Rúben Vera. FaceGenderID: Exploiting Gender Information in DCNNs Face Recognition Systems. In Proceedings of the IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition "Biometrics" Workshop – CVPRW 2019, doi: 10.1109/CVPRW.2019.00278, Long Beach, U.S.A., June 17, 2019. [pdf]



 [40,IC] Hugo Proença, João C. Neves. Segmentation-less and Non-holistic Deep-Learning Framework for Iris Recognition. In Proceedings of the IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition "Bias Estimation in Face Analytics" Workshop, – CVPRW 2019, doi: 10.1109/CVPRW.2019.00283, Long Beach, U.S.A., June 17, 2019. [pdf]


 [39,IC] Hugo Proença, João C. Neves. Biometric Recognition in Surveillance Environments Using Master-Slave Architectures. In Proceedings of the 31st Conference on Graphics, Patterns and Images- SIBGRAPI 2018, doi: 10.1109/SIBGRAPI.2018.00068, Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, October 29-November 1, 2018. [pdf]



 [38,IC] João C. Neves, Hugo Proença. Exploiting Data Redundancy for Error Detection in Degraded Biometric Signatures Resulting From in the Wild Environments. In Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Biometrics in the Wild, 12th IEEE Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition – FG 2017, pag. 981-986, doi: 10.1109/FG.2017.122, Washington D.C., May 30 - June 3, 2017.  [pdf]


 [37,IC] Hugo Proença, João C. Neves. IRINA: Iris Recognition (even) in Inacurately Segmented Data. In
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition - CVPR 2017, pag. 6747-6756, doi: 10.1109/CVPR.2017.714, Honolulu, Hawai, U.S.A., July 21-26, 2017.
[pdf]



 [36,IC] Modesto Castrillon, Maria De Marsico, Michele Nappi, Fabio Narducci, Hugo Proença. Mobile Iris CHallenge Evaluation II: results from the ICPR competition. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Pattern Recognition – ICPR 2016, doi: 10.1109/ICPR.2016.7899624, Cancun, Mexico, December 4-8, 2016. [pdf]


 [35,IC] João C. Neves, Hugo Proença. ICB-RW 2016: International Challenge on Biometric Recognition in the Wild. In
Proceedings of the 9th IAPR International Conference on Biometrics - ICB 2016, doi: 10.1109/ICB.2016.7550066, Halmstad, Sweden, June 13-16, 2016.
[pdf]



 [34,IC] João C. Neves, Kamila Wysoczanska, Hugo Proença. Evaluation of Background Subtraction Algorithms for Human Visual Surveillance. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Signal and Image Processing Applications – ICSIPA 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, October 19-21, 2015.   [pdf]


 [33,IC] Gil Santos, João C. Neves, Sílvio Filipe, Emanuel Grancho, Silvio Barra, Fabio Narducci, Hugo Proença. Quis-Campi: Extending In The Wild Biometric Recognition to Surveillance Environments. In  Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing - ICIAP 2015, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-23222-5_8, Genova, Italy, September 7-11, 2015. [pdf]



 [32,IC] João C. Neves, Juan C. Moreno, Silvio Barra, Hugo Proença. Acquiring High-resolution Face Images in Outdoor Environments: A master-slave Calibration Algorithm. In Proceedings of the IEEE Seventh International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems – BTAS 2015, doi: 10.1109/BTAS.2015.7358744, Washington DC, U.S.A., September 8-11, 2015. [pdf]


 [31,IC] João C. Neves,  Hugo Proença. Dynamic Camera Scheduling for Visual Surveillance in Crowded Scenes using Markov Random Fields. In Proceedings of the 12th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal based Surveillance - AVSS 2015, doi: 10.1109/AVSS.2015.7301790, Kalrsruhe, Germany, August 25-28, 2015. [pdf]



 [30,IC] João C. Neves, Juan C. Moreno, Silvio Barra, Hugo Proença. A Calibration Algorithm for Multi-camera Visual Surveillance Systems Based on Single-View Metrology. In Proceedings of the 7th Iberian Conference on Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis - IbPRIA 2015, doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-19390-8_62, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, June 17-19, 2015. [pdf]


 [29,IC] Hugo Proença, João C. Neves, Gil Santos. Segmenting the Periocular Region using a Hierarchical Graphical Model Fed by Texture / Shape Information and Geometrical Constraints. In  Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Biometrics - IJCB 2014, doi: 10.1109/BTAS.2014.6996228, pag. 1-7, Clearwater, Florida, U.S.A., September 29- October 2, 2014. [pdf]



 [28,IC] Juan C. Moreno, V. B. Surya Prasath, Hugo Proença. Robust Periocular Recognition by Fusing Local to Holistic Sparse Representations. In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Security of Information and Networks - SIN 2013, pag. 160-164 , doi: 10.1145/2523514.2523540, Aksaray, November 26-28, 2013. [pdf]


 [27,IC] Hugo Proença, João C. Neves. Creating Synthetic IrisCodes to Feed Biometrics Experiments. In Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE Workshop on Biometric Measurements and Systems for Security and Medical Applications - BioMS 2013, pag. 8-13, doi: 10.1109/BIOMS.2013.6656141, Napoli, September 9, 2013. [pdf]



 [26,IC] João C. Neves, Helena Castro, Hugo Proença, Miguel Coimbra. Automatic annotation of Leishmania infections in fluorescence microscopy images. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition  - ICIAR 2013, Lecture Notes on Computer Science, vol. 7950, pag. 613-620, doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-39094-4_70, P. Varzim, June 26-28, 2013. [pdf]


 [25,IC] Elisa Barroso, Gil Santos, Hugo Proença. Facial Expressions: Discriminability of Facial Regions and Relationship to Biometrics Recognition. In  Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Biometrics and Identity Management  - CIBIM 2013, doi: 10.1109/CIBIM.2013.6607918, Singapore, April 16-19, pag. 77-80, 2013. [pdf]



 [24,IC] Gil Santos, Hugo Proença. Periocular Biometrics: An Emerging technology for Unconstrained Scenarios. In Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Biometrics and Identity Management  - CIBIM 2013, doi: 10.1109/CIBIM.2013.6607908, Singapore, April 16-19, pag. 14-21, 2013. [pdf]


 [23,IC] Oleg V. Komogortsev, Alex Karpov, Corey Holland, Hugo Proença. Multimodal Ocular Biometrics Approach: A Feasibility Study. In Proceedings of the IEEE Fifth International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems – BTAS 2012, doi: 10.1109/BTAS.2012.6374579, Washington DC, U.S.A., September 23-26, 2012. [pdf]



 [22,IC] Chandrashekhar Padole, Hugo Proença. Periocular Recognition: Analysis of Performance Degradation Factors. In Proceedings of the Fifth IAPR/IEEE International Conference on Biometrics – ICB 2012, doi: 10.1109/ICB.2012.6199790, New Delhi, India, March 30-April 1, 2012. [pdf]


 [21,IC] Gil Santos, Hugo Proença. A Robust Eye-Corner Detection Method for Real-World Data. In  Proceedings of the IEEE International Joint Conference on Biometrics – IJCB 2011, doi: 10.1109/IJCB.2011.6117596, Washington DC, U.S.A., October 11-13, 2011. [pdf]



 [20,IC] Hugo Proença. Non-Cooperative Iris Recognition: Issues and trends. In Proceedings of the EUSIPCO'11 - Nineteenth European Signal Processing Conference, Barcelona, Spain, August 29 - September 2, 2011. [pdf]


 [19,IC] Rui Raposo, Edmundo Hoyle, Adolfo Peixinho, Hugo Proença. UBEAR: A Dataset of Ear Images Captured On-the-move in Uncontrolled Conditions. In Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE Workshop on Computational Intelligence in Biometrics and Identity Management - SSCI 2011 CIBIM, doi: 10.1109/CIBIM.2011.5949208, Paris, France, April 11 - April 15, pag. 84-90, 2011.  [pdf]



 [18,IC] Gil Santos, Marco Bernardo, Paulo Fiadeiro, Hugo Proença. Iris Recognition: Preliminary Assessment about the Discriminating Capacity of Visible Wavelength Data. In Proceedings of the Sixth IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Information Processing and Retrieval - MIPR 2010, doi: 10.1109/ISM.2010.56, Taichung, Taiwan, December 13 - December 15, pag. 324-329, 2010. [pdf]


 [17,IC] Gil Santos, Hugo Proença. Iris Recognition: Analysing the Distribution of the Iriscodes Concordant Bits. In 
IEEE Proceedings of the 3rd International Congress on Image and Signal Processing - CISP 2010, doi: 10.1109/CISP.2010.5647404, Yantai, China, October 16 - October 18, vol. 4, pag. 1873-1877, 2010.
[pdf]



 [16,IC] Hugo Proença. Biometric Recognition: When Is Evidence Fusion AdvantageousIn Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science (vol. 5876) – ISVC 2009: 5th International Symposium on Visual Computing, part II, pag. 698-708, doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-10520-3_66, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A., October 30 - November 2, 2009. [pdf]


 [15,IC] Gil Santos, Hugo Proença. On the Role of Interpolation in the Normalization of Non-Ideal Visible Wavelength Iris Images. In Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Security - CIS'09, vol. 1, pag. 315-319, doi: 10.1109/CIS.2009.113, Beijing, China, December 11 - December 14, 2009 [pdf]



 [14,IC] João Oliveira, Hugo Proença. Dental X-Ray: A Data Set of Panoramic Dental Radiographs for Stomatologic Image Processing Purposes. In 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. [pdf]


 [13,IC] Hugo Proença. On the Feasibility of the Visible Wavelength, At-A-Distance and On-The-Move Iris Recognition. In
Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium Series on Computational Intelligence in Biometrics: Theory, Algorithms, and Applications - CIBIM SSCI 2009, vol. 1, pag. 9-15, doi: 10.1109/CIB.2009.4925680,
Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A., March 30 - April 2, 2009. [pdf]



 [12,IC] Hugo Proença. Iris Recognition: A Method To Segment Visible Wavelength Iris Images Acquired On-The-Move and At-A-DistanceIn Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science – ISVC 2008: 4th International Symposium on Visual Computing, volume 1, pag. 731-742, doi: 10.1007/978-3-540-89639-5_70, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A., December 1-3, 2008. [pdf]


 [11,IC] Hugo Proença, Sílvio Filipe. Combining Rectangular and Triangular Image Regions to Perform Real-Time Face Detection. In IEEE Proceedings of the International Conference on Signal Processing - ICSP'08, vol. 1, pag. 903-908, doi: 10.1109/ICOSP.2008.4697274, Beijing, China, October 26-29, 2008.  [pdf]



 [10,IC] Hugo Proença, Luís A. Alexandre. Iris Recognition: A Method to Increase the Robustness to Noisy Imaging Environments Through the Selection of the Higher Discriminating Features. In IEEE Proceedings of the International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Multimedia Applications - ICCIMA'07, doi: 10.1109/ICCIMA.2007.119, vol. 3, pag. 301-307, Sivakasi, India, December 13-15, 2007. [pdf]


 [9,IC] Hugo Proença, Luís A. Alexandre. Iris Recognition: An Entropy-Based Coding Strategy Robust to Noisy Imaging Environments. In Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science – ISVC 2007: 3rd International Symposium on Visual Computing,  vol. 1, pag. 621-632, doi: 10.1007/978-3-540-76858-6_60, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, U.S.A., November 26-28, 2007. [pdf]



 [8,IC] Hugo Proença. A Structural Pattern Analysis Approach to Iris Recognition. In Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Advances in Soft Computing – CORES 2007: 5th International Conference on Computer Recognition Systems, pag. 731-738, doi: 10.1007/978-3-540-75175-5_90, Wroclaw, Poland, October 22-25, 2007.  [pdf]


 [7,IC] Hugo Proença, Luís A. Alexandre. The NICE.I: Noisy Iris Challenge Evaluation – Part I. In IEEE Proceedings of the IEEE First International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems – BTAS 2007, doi:  10.1109/BTAS.2007.4401910, Washington DC, U.S.A., September 27-29, 2007.  [pdf]



 [6,IC] Hugo Proença, Luís A. Alexandre. Iris Recognition: Measuring Feature’s Quality for the Feature Selection in Unconstrained Image Capture Environments. In IEEE Proceedings of the 2006 International Conference on Computational Intelligence for  Homeland Security and Personal Safety - CIHSPS 2006,  vol. 1, pag. 35-40, doi: 10.1109/CIHSPS.2006.313298, Alexandria, U.S.A., October 16-17, 2006.  [pdf]


 [5,IC] Hugo Proença, Luís A. Alexandre.Iris Recognition: An Analysis of the Aliasing Problem in the Iris Normalization Stage. In IEEE Proceedings of the 2006 International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Security - CIS 2006, vol. 2, pag. 1771-1774, doi: 10.1109/ICCIAS.2006.295366, Guangzhou, China, November 3-6, 2006. [pdf]



 [4,IC] Hugo Proença, Luís A: Alexandre. A Method for the Identification of Noisy Regions in Normalized Iris Images. In IEEE Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Pattern Recognition - ICPR 2006, vol. 4, pag. 405-408, doi: 10.1109/ICPR.2006.100, Hong Kong, August 20-24, 2006. [pdf]


 [3,IC] Hugo Proença, Luís A. Alexandre. A Method for the Identification of Inaccuracies in the Pupil Segmentation. In
IEEE Proceedings of the First International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security - AReS 2006, vol. 1, pag. 227-230, doi: 10.1109/ARES.2006.9,
Vienna, Austria, April 20-22, 2006.  [pdf]



 [2,IC] Hugo Proença, Luís A. Alexandre. UBIRIS: a noisy iris image database. In Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science – ICIAP 2005: 13th International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing, volume 1, pag. 970-977, doi: 10.1007/11553595_119, Cagliari, Italy, September 6-8, 2005. [pdf]


 [1,IC] Hugo Proença, Eugénio Oliveira. MARCS: Multi-Agent Railway Control System. Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Advances in Artificial Intelligence – IBERAMIA 2004: 9th Ibero-American Conference on AI, pag. 12-21, doi: 10.1007/978-3-540-30498-2_2, Puebla, Mexico, November 22-25, 2004. [pdf]




Theses


     [3, T] QUIS-CAMPI: Biometric Recognition in Surveillance Environments (Seminar) [pdf]

Biometric recognition Systems (Course report) [pdf]

Hugo Proença

Universidade da Beira Interior, Habilitation (Agregação) in Informatics Engineering, January, 2016

     [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


71 João Brito
[48, IC]
71 Pedro D. Gaspar
[47, IC]
70 Catarina Diniz
[47, IC]
69 Vittorio Murino
[10, SI]
68 Farhad Khezeli
[47, IJ]
67 SV Aruna Kumar
[46, IJ] [47, IJ] [49, IJ] [50, IJ] [52, IJ]
66 Vasco Lopes
[45, IJ]
65 Ruben Tolosana
[45, IJ]
64 Bruno Degardin [46, IC] [51, IJ]
63 Diana Borza
[45, IC] [46, IJ] [47, IJ] [52, IJ]
62 J. Salvador Sanchez
[44, IJ]
61 Antonio Pertusa
[44, IJ]
60 Julian Fierrez
[44, IJ] [45, IJ]
59 Manuel J. Marin-Jimenez
[44, IJ]
58 David Menotti
[43, IJ] [44, IC]
57 Alceu S. Britto
[43, IJ]
56 Diego R. Lucio
[43, IJ]
55 Luiz A. Zanlorensi
[43, IJ] [44, IC]
54 Eduardo Assunção
[42, IC] [43, IC] [47, IC]
53 Ehsan Yaghoubi
[42, IC] [43, IC] [45, IC] [46, IJ] [47, IJ] [48, IJ] [49, IJ] [50, IJ] [52, IJ]
52 Pendar Alirezazadeh
[42, IC] [43, IC] [47, IJ]
51 Abhijit Das [8, SI] [49, IJ] [54, IJ]
50
Rúben Vera-Rodriguez
[41, IC] [45, IJ]
49 Ester Gonzalez [41, IC]
48 Aythami Morales
[41, IC] [44, IJ]
47 Marta Blásquez
[41, IC]
46 Gautam Kumar [39, IJ]
45 Massimo Tistarelli [7, SI] [42, IJ]
44 Guodong Guo
[7, SI] [42, IJ] [11, SI]
43 Sambit Bakhshi
[39, IJ] [7, SI] [42, IJ] [8, SI] [11,SI] [54, IJ]
42 Zahid Akhtar
[39, IJ]
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, IJ]
36 Emanuel Grancho [33, IC]
35 Silvio Barra
[30, IC] [32, IC] [33, IC] [30, IJ] [7, BC]
34
Michele Nappi
[4, SI] [2, B] [36, IC] [6, SI] [33, IJ] [34, IJ] [36, IJ] [7, BC] [11, SI]
33 Maria de Marsico
[4, SI] [2, B] [36, IC] [34, IJ] [36, IJ] [7, BC] [8, SI] [54,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] [37, 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]  [37, IJ] [38, IJ] [40, IJ] [39, IC] [41, IJ] [40, IC] [42, IC] [43, IC] [45, IC] [45, IJ]  [46, IJ] [47, IJ]  
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]




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Funded Research Projects





- " AddPath - Adaptative Designed Clinical Pathway" (Scientific Coordinator UBI )
            Funded by the  "FEDER, Fundo de Coesão e Fundo Social Europeu",  in the scope of the PT2020  - Portugal 2020 program,

Indutrial Partner: upHill
            Begin: 1-6-2021, End: 30-06-2023.


- "DeepNeuronic" (Scientific Coordinator - UBI)
            Funded by the  "FEDER, Fundo de Coesão e Fundo Social Europeu",  in the scope of the PT2020  - Portugal 2020 program,
            Industrial Partner: Neurónio Inteligente
 
            Begin: 1-6-2021, End: 30-06-2023.



- "Video-monitorização para Identificação de Pessoas e Veículos" (Coordenador Português )
            Funded by the  "Programa PROCAD- SPCF20201803395P - Programa de Cooperação Acadêmica em Segurança Pública e Ciências Forenses financiado pela "CAPES: Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior"
            Begin: 01-01-2021, End: 31-12-2022.


- "TelcoVista – Telco Management and Big Data Analytics Platform" (Consultor Técnico-Científico)
            Funded by the  "FEDER, Fundo de Coesão e Fundo Social Europeu",  in the scope of the PT2020  - Portugal 2020 program.
            Begin: 1-9-2019, End: 31-07-2021.


- "Master Aggregator: Intelligent platform for content aggregation and management for telco operators" (Consultor Técnico-Científico)
            Funded by the  "FEDER, Fundo de Coesão e Fundo Social Europeu",  in the scope of the PT2020  - Portugal 2020 program.
            Begin: 1-9-2019, End: 31-07-2021.


- " Prevenção do Abandono e Promoção do Sucesso Escolar na Universidade da Beira Interior"
            Funded by the  "União Europeia, Fundos Europeus Estruturais e de Investimento",  in the scope of the PT2020  - Portugal 2020 program, POCI-62-2019-01.
            Begin: 1-1-2020, End: 31-12-2021.


- "CLOUD-S-POLIS: Cloudification of Autonomous Security Agents for Urban Environments" (Coordinator)
            Funded by the  "FEDER, Fundo de Coesão e Fundo Social Europeu",  in the scope of the PT2020  - Portugal 2020 program, Ref. C4_WP2.1 | CLOUD-S-POLIS
            Begin: 1-12-2018, End: 31-11-2020.

- " BIODI: Biometria e Deteção de Incidentes" (Scientific Coordinator)
            Funded by the  "FEDER, Fundo de Coesão e Fundo Social Europeu",  in the scope of the PT2020  - Portugal 2020 program, POCI-01-0247-FEDER-033395.
            Industrial Partner: TOMI
[Project web page]
  TOMI
            Begin: 1-1-2018, End: 31-12-2021.


- "Adsapptive: Content Marketing and Advertising Analytics" (Coordinator)
            Funded by the  "FEDER, Fundo de Coesão e Fundo Social Europeu",  in the scope of the PT2020  - Portugal 2020 program.
            Begin: 1-9-2018, End: 31-07-2019.

- "ADAA: Intelligent and Collaborative Government Management System"(Coordinator Pedro Inácio, UBI)
            Funded by the  "FEDER, Fundo de Coesão e Fundo Social Europeu",  in the scope of the PT2020  - Portugal 2020 program.
            Begin: 1-9-2018, End: 31-07-2019.

- " PrunusBot– Sistema robótico aéreo autónomo de pulverização controlada e previsão de produção frutícola" (Coordinator Pedro Gaspar, UBI)
            Funded by the  "FEDER, Fundo de Coesão e Fundo Social Europeu",  in the scope of the PT2020  - Portugal 2020 program.  
              [Project web page]
            Begin: 1-1-2018, End: 31-12-2021.

- " QUIS-CAMPI - Biometric Recognition in Surveillance Environments" (Coordinator)
            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" (Coordinator)
            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" (Coordinator)
            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" (Coordinator)
            Funded by the Portuguese IT-Instituto de Telecomunicações
            Institutions Involved  "UBI: University of Beira Interior"
            Begin: 01-09-2010, End: 31-08-2012.

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

- " BIOREC: Non-Cooperative Biometric Recognition'' (Coordination, L. Alexandre, UBI),
            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: 01-09-2007, End: 31-08-2010

- " PAIRUE: Fusion of Palmprint and Iris Recognition in Uncontrolled Environments" (Coordination, L.D. Soares, ISCTE)
            Funded by the Portuguese IT-Instituto de Telecomunicações
            Institutions Involved  "IST: Instituto Superior Técnico", "ISCTE: Instituto Universitário de Lisboa", 
            Begin: 01-09-2011, End: 30-8-2012

- " CellNote Touch: Touch-based Interactive Annotation of Cellular Images" (Coordination, Miguel Coimbra, FCUP)
            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




     [EC 17] Guest-Editor of the Special Issue on "5th ICPR - Real-Time Visual Surveillance as-a-Service (VSaaS) for Smart Security Solution" of the IET Biometrics Journal, 2021.

     [EC 16]
Guest-Editor of the Special Issue on "Computer Vision & Biometrics in Healthcare Monitoring, Diagnosis and Treatment" of the Elsevier Computer Vision and Image Understanding Journal, 2021.

     [EC 15] Member of the Editorial Board of the MDPI Electronics Journal (Bio-electronics section) (2020-)

     [EC 14]
Member of the Editorial Board of the IEEE Access Journal (2020-2022)

     [EC 13] Associate Editor of the IET Biometrics Journal (2020-)

     [EC 12]
Associate Editor of the Applied Sciences Journal (Computing and Artificial Intelligence section) (2019-)

     [EC 11] Associate Editor of the IEEE Access Journal (2018-)

     [EC 10] Guest-Editor of the Special Issue on the "Visual Surveillance and Biometrics: Practices, Challenges, and Possibilities", IEEE Access, 2018. Co-guest editors: Sambit Bakshi, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, India, Guodong Guo, West Virginia University, USA, Massimo Tistarelli, University of Sassari, Italy.

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

     [EC 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).

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

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

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

     [EC 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).

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

     [EC 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. 

     [EC 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.



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




Advisory Boards




     [7, AB] Member of the Advisory Board of the "Impulse: Identity Management in PUbLic SErvices" project, under the H2020 - Work Programme 2018-2020

     [6, AB] International Conference on Emerging Trends in Technology and Applications (ETTA 2019), BhubaRajkiya, India, February, 1st- 2nd, 2019. [web]

     [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 / Chairing Committees



     [CH 26]  Chair of the Applied Sciences 2st Edition International Conference, "Computing and Artificial Intelligence Section" (virtual), October, 15th, 2022. [web]

     [CH 25] Track Chair (AI/ML Security, Privacy & Trust) of the  "4th International Conference on Intelligent Technologies and Applications (INTAP 2021) ”, Grimstad, Norway, September, 28th- 30th, 2021. [web]

     [CH 24] Program Chair (international) of the 34th International Conference on Graphics, Patterns and Images (SIBGRAPI'21), Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, October, 2021. [web]

     [CH 23] Area Chair of the “IEEE/IAPR International Joint Conference on Biometrics 2021 (IJCB 2021)”, Shenzhen, China, August, 4th- 7th, 2021. [web]

     [CH 22] Program Chair (with Andreas Uhl and Lena Klasen) of the IAPR/IEEE  International Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics (IWBF'20), Porto, Portugal, April, 29th-30th, 2020. [web]

     [CH 21] Area Chair of the “IEEE/IAPR International Joint Conference on Biometrics 2020 (IJCB 2020)”, Houston, U.S.A., September, 27th- 30th, 2020. [web]

     [CH 20] Publicity Co-Chair of the 2019 IEEE International Symposium on Computational Intelligence on Biometrics (CIBIM’19), Xiamen, China, December, 6th-8th, 2018. [web]

     [CH 19] Program Chair (with Aythami Morales, Manuel J. Marin, Antonia Pertusa) of the “IbPRIA’19: 9th Iberian Conference on Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis”, Madrid, Spain, July, 1st- 4th, 2019. [web]

     [CH 18] Area Chair  of the “BTAS’18: 9th International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems ”, Los Angeles, U.S.A., October, 22th- 25th, 2018. [web]

     [CH 17] Program Chair (with Stephanie Schuckers and Anoop M. Namboodiri) of the “ISBA’19: 5th IEEE International Conference on Identity, Security and Behavior Analysis ”, Hyderabad, India, ?, ?th- ?th, 2019. [web]

     [CH 16] 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]

     [CH 15] Area Chair  (Iris / Ocular) of the “BTAS’16: 8th International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems ”, Buffalo, U.S.A., September, 6th- 9th, 2016. [web]

     [CH 14] Area Co-Chair  (Iris / Ocular) of the “ICB’16: 9th IAPR International Conference on Biometrics”, Halmstad, Sweden, June, 13th- 16th, 2016. [web]

     [CH 13] Member of the “IASTED - International Association of Science and Technology”  Technical Committee, for the Image Processing area, 2008-2011. [web]

     [CH 12] 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]

     [CH 11] Co-chair of the "Competitions" panel of the “ICB’16: 9th IAPR International Conference on Biometrics”, Halmstad, Sweden, ?, ?th- ?th, 2016. [web]

     [CH 10] 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]

     [CH 9] 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]

     [CH 8] 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]

     [CH 7] 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]

     [CH 6] Co-Organizer of the NICE:II – Noisy Iris Challenge Evaluation, Part II challenge. [web]

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

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

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

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

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



Invited Talks / Tutorials



     [19, IT] Invited lecturer at the "Visum: VISion Understanding Machine intelligence summer school 2021",  University of Oporto, July, 5rd, 2021.

     [18, IT] Obtaining Visually Explainable Representations for Non-Cooperative Biometric Recognition Decisions",  Applied Sciences 2nd Edition International E-conference, October 15th, 2021.

     [17, IT] Non-Cooperative Biometric Recognition and Visual Surveillance", XVI ENEEB - Encontro Nacional de Estudantes de Engenharia Biomédica, Coimbra, Portugal, Março, 2021.

     [16, IT] "Non-Holistic and Segmentationless Deep representations for Biometric Recognition", Norwegian Biometric Forum, Oslo, Norway, May 7th, 2020.

     [15, IT] Biometric Recognition In-The-Wild: Progresses and Directions", 2019 International Seminar on Theoretical Computer Science, Kunming, Yunnan, China, July, 2019.

     [14, TU] "Biometric Recognition in Surveillance Environments Using Master-Slave Architectures" tutorial, given in the scope of the SIBGRAPI-2018:  31st Conference on Graphics, Patterns and Images, Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, October 29th- November 1st, 2018.

     [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.



Supervising Activities




Post-Doctoral Research


     [7, PR] Human Re-identification frameworks for aerial devices  [report]

Arun Kumar

From July 2019 - July 2020.

     [6, PR] Object detection from aerial devices

Diana Borza (visiting researcher from the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania)

From May to June 2019

     [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)

From 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. Theses



     [12, PT] Sistemas de Videovigilância com Câmaras Ativas [plano] [pdf], no âmbito do Programa de Doutorado Sanduíche no Exterior, Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento e pEsquisa - CNPr, Brasil 

Renan Oliveira Reis (Co-supervisor, UBI)

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brasil, Ongoing, 2020 -

     [11, PT] Analysis of Heterogeneous Data Sources for Predicting Human Behavior [plano] [pdf]

Mostafa Zaravi (Co-supervisor, Supervisor is Prof. Pedro Inácio, Universidade da Beira Interior)

Università degli Studi di Salerno, Ongoing, 2020 -

     [10, PT] Interpretable Biometric Recognition [plano] [pdf]

Chiara Pero (Co-supervisor, Supervisor is Prof. Michele Nappi, Università degli Studi di Salerno, Italy)

Università degli Studi di Salerno, Ongoing, 2019 -

     [9, PT] Interpretable Biometric Recognition [plano] [pdf]

Lucia Cascone (Co-supervisor, Supervisor is Prof. Michele Nappi, Università degli Studi di Salerno, Italy)

Università degli Studi di Salerno, Ongoing, 2019 -

     [8, PT] Interpretable Biometric Recognition [plano] [pdf]

António Gaspar

University of Beira Interior, Ongoing, 2021 -

     [7, PT] Action Recognition and Behavior Understanding in Surveillance Environments [plano] [pdf]
funded by FCT: Fundação Ciência e Tecnologia, IT: Instituto de Telecomunicações, Ref. UI/BD/09847/2020.

Tiago Roxo

University of Beira Interior,Ongoing, 2020 -

     [6, PT] Human Behavior Analysis [plano] [pdf]
funded by FCT: Fundação Ciência e Tecnologia, IT: Instituto de Telecomunicações, Ref. UI/BD/150765/2020.

Bruno Degardin

University of Beira Interior,Ongoing, 2020 -

     [5, PT] Ocular Biometrics in Mobile Devices [plano] [pdf]

Luiz Zanlorensi (co-supervision).

Federal University of Paraná, Brazil, Concluded, June, 2020.

     [4, PT] Human Action Analysis in Outdoor Environments

Eduardo Nascimento

 University of Beira Interior, Ongoing, 2018-. [plano] [pdf]

     [3, PT] Soft Biometrics Analysis in Outdoor Environments

Ehsan Yaghoubi

University of Beira Interior, Ongoing, 2018-. [plano] [pdf]

     [2, PT] QUIS-CAMPI: Biometric Recognition in Visual Surveillance Environments
funded by FCT: Fundação Ciência e Tecnologia, Ref. SFRH/BD/92520/2013

João C. Neves

University of Beira Interior ,Concluded, 2018. [plano] [pdf]

     [1, PT] Biometric Recognition in Unconstrained Environments
funded by FCT: Fundação Ciência e Tecnologia, Ref. SFRH/BD/80182/2011.

Gil Santos

University of Beira Interior, Concluded, 2015. [pdf] [plano] [pdf]


M.Sc. Dissertations


     [20, MD] Multifactor and Continuous Verification of Identity during Remote Assessment and Individual Personalized Interactions [proposta] [pdf]

Pedro Oliveira (Co-Supervisor, Supervisor is Prof. Pedro Inácio, DI-UBI)

University of Beira Interior, 2020-.(ongoing)

     [19, MD] Point Cloud-Based Scene Understanding in MOVEs [proposta] [pdf] 

Ricardo Domingos

University of Beira Interior, 2020-. (ongoing)

     [18, MD] Sistemas Não-Cooperativos para Registo de Assiduidade em Ambiente de Sala de Aula [proposta] [pdf]

Alexandre Fonseca

University of Beira Interior, 2020-.(ongoing)

     [17, MD] Deep Adversarial Frameworks for Visually Interpretable Periocular Recognition [proposta] [pdf]

João Brito

University of Beira Interior, 2020-. (ongoing)

     [16, MD] Chatbot Assistant [proposta] [pdf]

Emanuel Vieira

Universidade do Mindelo (Cabo Verde), 2020-. (ongoing)

     [15, MD] Supervised Learning Frameworks for recognition of "Fights" in Surveillance Environments [proposta] [pdf]

Nzakiese Mbomgo

University of Beira Interior, 2019-2020.

     [14, MD] Weakly and Partially Supervised Learning Frameworks for Action Recognition [proposta] [pdf]

Bruno Degardin

University of Beira Interior, 2019-2020.

     [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  [pdf]

Rui Silva

University of Beira Interior, 2015-2016.

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

Nuno C. Garcia

University of Beira Interior, 2014-2015.

     [10, MD] Unconstrained Periocular Recognition System [proposta] 

Emanuel Grancho

University of Beira Interior, 2013-2014.

     [9, MD] Google Earth Search Engine [proposta]

Susana Costa

University of Beira Interior, 2012-2013. 

     [8, MD] Automatic Annotation of Cellular Data [proposta] [pdf]

João C. Neves

University of Beira Interior, 2012-2013. 

     [7, MD] Chest X-ray Image Segmentation [proposta] [pdf]

Ricardo Graça

University of Beira Interior, 2011-2012. 

     [6, MD] Biometric Ear Recognition [proposta] [pdf]

Rui Raposo

University of Beira Interior, 2011-2012. 

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

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 [proposta] [pdf]

Miguel Gaspar

University of Beira Interior, 2008-2009. 

     [3, MD] Alternative Iris Recognition System [proposta] [pdf]

Ricardo Carreira

University of Beira Interior, 2008-2009. 

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

João Oliveira

University of Beira Interior, 2008-2009. 

     [1, MD] Noisy Iris Recognition [proposta] [pdf]

Gil Santos

University of Beira Interior, 2008-2009. 




Graduation Projects



     [45, GP] Vehicles Detection and Classification from UAV-Based Data  [proposta] [pdf]

Pedro Nunes

University of Beira Interior, July, 2021

     [44, GP] Using LIME-based Techniques for Interpretable Biometric Recognition [proposta] [pdf]

Artur Grilo

University of Beira Interior, July, 2020

     [43, GP] Human Tracking By Deep Reinforcement Learning Frameworks [proposta] [pdf]

Francisco Pinheira

University of Beira Interior, July, 2020

     [42, GP] Utilização de “Generative Adversarial Networks” (GANs) na Construção de Sistemas de Reconhecimento Inteligentes e Interpretáveis  [proposta] 

Pedro Brito

University of Beira Interior, July, 2020

     [41, GP] Desenvolvimento de Sistemas Inteligentes para Registo Não-Cooperativo de Assiduidade em Ambientes de Sala de Aula [proposta] [pdf]

Nuno Salvado

University of Beira Interior, July, 2020

     [40, GP] Modelos de Segmentação Semantica baseados em Aprendizagem Profunda para Reconhecimento Interpretável [proposta] 

Inês Lino

University of Beira Interior, July, 2020

     [39, GP] Síntese de Obras de Arte Através de Modelos (GANs e VAEs) de Aprendizagem Profunda [proposta] 

Dário Santos

University of Beira Interior, July, 2020

     [38, GP] Procura de Exoplanetas Através de Modelos de Aprendizagem Profunda (Deep Learning) [proposta] 

Diogo Pinheiro

University of Beira Interior, July, 2020

     [37, GP] Outdoor Video-Surveillance Using UAVs I: Detection of ROIs [proposta] 

Carlos Esteves

University of Beira Interior, July, 2019

     [36, GP] Análise Inteligente de Audiências em Ambientes Exteriores III: “Caracterização/Validação de IDs” [proposta]

João Brito

University of Beira Interior, July, 2019

     [35, GP] Utilização de “Generative Adversarial Networks” (GANs) na Construção de Sistemas de Reconhecimento Inteligentes e Interpretáveis [proposta]

Artur Grilo

University of Beira Interior, July, 2019

     [34, GP] Soil Food Intelligent Analysis [proposta]

João Domingos

University of Beira Interior, July, 2019

     [33, GP] Intelligent Analysis of Crowds in Outdoor Spaces I: Subjects Detection and Couting [proposta] 

João Marques

University of Beira Interior, July, 2019

     [32, GP] Biometric recognition From Selfies IV: Pose Estrimation [proposta] 

Patricia Duarte

University of Beira Interior, July, 2018

     [31, GP] Biometric recognition From Selfies I: Data Acquisition [proposta] 

Gonçalo Nunes

University of Beira Interior, July, 2018

     [30, GP] Biometric recognition From Selfies II: Face Detection [proposta] 

João Dinis

University of Beira Interior, July, 2018

     [29, GP] Biometric recognition From Selfies III: Soft Biometric Classification [proposta] 

André Fazendeiro

University of Beira Interior, July, 2018

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

Filipa Brito

University of Beira Interior, July, 2016

     [27, GP] Catalogação de Documentos [pdf]

Hernâni Cajado

University of Beira Interior, July, 2016

     [26, GP] Biometric Recognition in Surveillance Scenarios: Subject Detection [proposta] [pdf]

João Pais

University of Beira Interior, July, 2014

     [25, GP] 3D Lips Biometric Recognition [proposta]

Nuno C. Garcia

University of Beira Interior, July, 2013

     [24, GP] German Traffic Sign Recognition [proposta] 

Bruno Lagarinhos

University of Beira Interior, July, 2013

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

Márcia Tavares

University of Beira Interior, July, 2012

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

André Pimenta

University of Beira Interior, July, 2012

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

Paulo Senra

University of Beira Interior, July, 2011

     [20, GP] Reconhecimento Biométrico Periocular: Análise dos Factores de Variabilidade nas Taxas de Erro [proposta] 

Miguel Afonso

University of Beira Interior, July, 2011

     [19, GP] Reconhecimento Biométrico Periocular: Segmentação de Imagens [proposta] 

Emanuel Grancho

University of Beira Interior, July, 2011

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

João C. Neves

University of Beira Interior, July, 2011

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

Paulo Amaral

University of Beira Interior, July, 2010

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

José Costa

University of Beira Interior, July, 2010

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

Adolfo Peixinho

University of Beira Interior, July, 2010

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

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] Reconhecimentoi de Íris: Fusão de Métricas de Qualidade de Imagem 

Rui Silva

University of Beira Interior, July, 2009

     [11, GP] Iris Recognition for Mobile Devices [proposta] 

Tiago Velho

University of Beira Interior, July, 2009

     [10, GP] Detecção de faces humanas em tempo real [proposta] 

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 [proposta] 

José Gregório

University of Beira Interior, July, 2007

     [7, GP] Face Detection [proposta] 

Ricardo Santos

University of Beira Interior, July, 2007

     [6, GP] Sistemas Biométricos: Estudo e implementação de algoritmos de reconhecimento biométrico utilizando imagens da íris. 

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 [proposta] 

João Correia

University of Beira Interior, September, 2005

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

Mário Diogo

University of Beira Interior, September, 2005

     [1, GP] Sistema de orientação e localização geográfica [proposta] [pdf]

Fernando Silva

University of Beira Interior, September, 2004



Other Research Works


     [2, ETC] Data Acquisition Strategies for Unconstrained Biometric Recognition [pdf]

Sanjay V. L. Singh

University of Beira Interior, January, 2020


     [1, ETC] Unconstrained Iris Recognition: Summary of Segmentation Techniques [pdf]

Varsha Balakrishnan

University of Beira Interior, January, 2020


Examining Activities




Ph.D. Theses/Ph.D. Theses Proposals


     [21, PE] PApproaches to the Design of VLSI Computational Architectures for Wavelets and Neural Networks in Multimedia Applications

Akshay Agarwal

National Institute of Technology Goa, Farmagudi, Ponda, India, March 2021.

     [20, PE] Digitizing Human Behaviour (Comissão de Acompanhamento) 

Daniel Canedo

University of Aveiro, Portugal, 2021

     [19, PE] Panoptic Defenses for Secure Computer Vision 

Akshay Agarwal

Indraprastha Institute of Technology, India, December 2020.

     [18, PE] Auto Sec SDN-XTR: A Hybrid End-to-end Security Mechanism with Efficient Trace Representation on Open Stack Cloud 

Vatachala S.

Faculty of Information and Communication Engeneering, Anna University, 2020

     [17, PE] Efficient privacy-preserving biometric identification in large-scale multibiometric systems 

Pawel Drozdowski

Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway, May 2020.

     [16, PE] High-performance computing for acceleration of medical image processing and analysis techniques 

Carlos Gulo

Faculty of Engineering, University of Oporto, 2019

     [15, PE] Gait Analysis in Unconstrained Environments 

Tanmay Tulsidas Verlekar

IST, University of Lisbon, 2019.

     [14, PE] Efficient Multi-Keyword Search Over Encrypted Cloud Data 

G. Veerraju

Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, India, 2019

     [13, PE] A Simplified Fuzzy TOPSIS with Criteria Selection using Genetic Algorithm for Multi Criteria Reporting in Business Intelligence 

T. Miranda Lakshmi

Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India, November 2017

     [12, PE] Segmentation and classification of structures of the carotid and coronary arteries for image-based evaluation of atherosclerotic lesions 

Danilo Jodas

Faculty of Engineering, University of Oporto, 2017

     [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. Dissertations/M.Sc. Dissertations Plans


     [12, ME] Intelligent System for Live Skeleton-based Action Recognition

Luís Ribeiro

Faculty of Engineering, University of Oporto, January, 2021

     [11, ME] Deteção de Incêndios Florestais através de Aprendizagem Auto-Supervisionada (Plano de Dissertação) 

Sara Fernandes

Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Janeiro, 2021

     [10, ME] Face recognition for forensic applications - Methods for matching facial sketches to mugshot pictures
[pdf]

João Ribeiro Pinto

Faculty of Engineering, University of Oporto, July, 2020

     [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 

Universidade 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



     [13, EP] Evaluator of the " EUTOPIA Science and Innovation Post-doctoral Fellowship program

EUTOPIA Europen University, Belgium

2021

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

Portuguese Agência Nacional de Inovação 

2020

     [11, EP] Evaluator of the "National Center of Science and Technology Evaluation" call

Ministry of Education and Science, Kazakhistan

2020

     [10, EP] Evaluateur of the "Exploratory Research Projects – PCE 2020" call

Romanian Ministry of Education and Research - National Council for Scientific Research (CNCS),  Executive Agency for Higher Education Research Development and Innovation Funding (UEFISCDI)

2020

     [9, EP] Evaluator of the "Postdoctoral research and Young research teams Projects"call

Ministry of Research and Innovation and its Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding, Romania

2020

     [8, EP] Evaluateur of the "FONDECYT Regular 2019" grant competition

Chilean National Science and Technology Commission (CONICYT - Chile)

2019

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

National Center of Science and Technology Evaluation, Kazakhstan

2017

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

Portuguese Agência Nacional de Inovação 

2017

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

 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"call

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" call

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

2014

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

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

2013

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

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

2012




Management Activities




     [5, MN] Director of the Second Cycle of Studies (M.Sc. Program) in Informatics Engineering

University of Beira Interior 

March 2021 - (present)

     [4, MN] Director of the Third Cycle of Studies (Ph.D. Program) in  Informatics Engineering

University of Beira Interior 

2017 - (present)

     [3, MN] Head of the Informatics Department

University of Beira Interior 

October 2015 -2017

     [2, MN] Director of the Second Cycle of Studies (M.Sc. Program) in Informatics Engineering

University of Beira Interior 

2013 - 2015

     [1, MN] Director of the First Cycle of Studies (B.Eng Program) in Bioengineering

University of Beira Interior

2009-2013



Academic Degrees



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

- Ph.D. in Informatics Engineering, University of Beira Interior (2007),
            Thesis: ''Towards Non-Cooperative Biometric Iris Recognition'' [pdf]
            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'' [pdf]
            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'' [pdf]
            Supervisor: Prof. J. Valente de Oliveira, Examiner: Dr. Paulo Fazendeiro



Etcetera



     - Nominated as “Best Associate Editor” of the Elsevier Image and Vision Computing Journal, for 2021. [web]

     - 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]