Multimedia Signal Processing Group Members



Permanent Staff, Current Post-Doc Researchers, Current Ph.D. Students, Current Researchers, Current MSc Students, Current Visiting_Students

Former Members: Post-Doc Researchers, Ph.D. Students, Researchers, MSc Students, MSc Students (pre-Bologna), Final Year Project Students, Visiting Students

 

Permanent Staff

 

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Fernando Pereira - Associate Professor at IST

 

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Paula Queluz - Assistant Professor at IST

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Paulo Lobato Correia - Assistant Professor at IST

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Luis Ducla Soares - Assistant Professor at ISCTE-IUL

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Paulo Nunes - Assistant Professor at ISCTE-IUL

 

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João Ascenso - Assistant Professor at IST

 

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Catarina Brites (PhD) - Researcher at IST

 

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Tomás Brandão (PhD) - Assistant Professor at ISCTE-IUL

 

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Henrique Oliveira (Ph.D.) - Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão de Beja

 

Caroline Conti (Ph.D.) – Researcher at Instituto de Telecomunicações

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Current Post-Doc Researchers

 

 

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Current Ph.D. Students

  

Ricardo Monteiro - Ph.D. student at ISCTE-IUL, on "Scalable 3D Holoscopic Video Representation and Coding for Immersive Systems", supervised by P. Nunes and N. Rodrigues

 

Alireza Seppas-Moghaddam – Ph.D. student at IST, on “Light-field imaging based biometric recognition”, supervised by P.L. Correia and F. Pereira

 

 

Tanmay Verlekar – Ph.D. student at IST, on “Biometrics Recognition using Gait and Soft-biometrics”, supervised by P.L. Correia and L.D. Soares

 

 

André Guarda – Ph.D. student at IST, on “Point cloud coding”, supervised by F. Pereira and N. Rodrigues (IPL)

 

 

 

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Current Researchers

 

Agostinho Silva - Researcher

 

 

Lourenço de Mértola Belford Correia da Silva - Researcher

 

 

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Current MSc Students

 

 

David Luís Dias Fernandes - MSc student at IST
Image Processing for Detection of Road Pavement Degradation”, supervised by P.L. Correia and H. Oliveira

 

Rafael da Silva Bento - MSc student at IST
Design of a Health Monitoring In-Bed System using Speckle Patterns”, supervised by P.L. Correia and P. André

 

Eurico Manuel Rodrigues Lopes - MSc student at IST
Dynamic Point Cloud Attributes Compression”, supervised by F. Pereira, J. Ascenso and C. Brites

 

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Miguel Branco Roque Nazaré Ferreira - MSc student at IST
Dynamic 3D Point Cloud Compression”, supervised by F. Pereira
, J. Ascenso and C. Brites

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Paulo Jorge Robert de Oliveira Rente - MSc student at IST
Graph-based Point Cloud Compression”, supervised by F. Pereira
, J. Ascenso and C. Brites

 Alexandre Gabriel

João Pedro de Carvalho Barreira Garrote - MSc student at IST
Light Fields Imaging Coding”, supervised by F. Pereira
, J. Ascenso and C. Brites

 Alexandre Gabriel

Pedro Miguel Garcia Perdigao - MSc student at IST
Ultra-narrow band satellite visual monitoring of high-sea fishing vessels”, supervised by F. Pereir
a and J. Ascenso

 Alexandre Gabriel

Luís Miguel Domingos Nunes - MSc student at IST
Objective Quality Assessment of 3D Synthesized Views”, supervised by F. Pereira
, J. Ascenso and C. Brites

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Current Visiting Students

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Former Post-Doc Researchers

Matteo Naccari - Post-Doc Researcher (2009 - 2011)

 

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Phooi Yee Lau - Post-Doc Researcher (2006 - 2008)

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Former Ph.D. Students

 

Caroline Conti - Ph.D. in 2017, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL)
"Efficient Solutions for Light Field Coding", supervised by L.D. Soares and P. Nunes

 

Hoang Van Xiem - Ph.D. in 2015, IST,
"Combining predictive and distributed video coding", supervised by F. Pereira and J. Ascenso

 

Ana Karina De Abreu Goes - Dual PhD in 2015, at EPFL and IST,
"Optimized coding strategies for interactive multiview video", supervised by P. Frossard and F. Pereira'

 

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Henrique Oliveira - Ph.D. in 2013, IST
"Crack Detection and Characterization in Flexible Road Pavements using Digital Image Processing", supervised by P.L. Correia

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Tomás Brandão - Ph.D. in 2011, IST
"No-reference Image and Video Quality Assessment", supervised by M.P. Queluz

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Catarina Brites - Ph.D. in 2011, IST
"Exploiting Correlation Noise Modeling in Wyner-Ziv Video Coding", supervised by F. Pereira

 

 

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João Ascenso - Ph.D. in 2010, IST
"Improving Compression Efficiency in Distributed Video Coding Systems", supervised by F. Pereira

 

 

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Paulo Nunes - Ph.D. in 2007, IST
"Rate Control for Object-based Video Coding", supervised by F. Pereira

 

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Luis Ducla Soares - Ph.D. in 2004, IST
"Error Resilience for Object-based Video Coding", supervised by F. Pereira

 

 

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Paulo Lobato Correia - Ph.D. in 2002, IST
"Video Analysis for Object-based Coding and Description", supervised by F. Pereira

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Manuel Menezes de Sequeira - Ph.D. in 1999, IST
"Analysis and Coding of Visual Objects: New Concepts and New Tools", supervised by C. Salema and A. Albuquerque

 

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Carlos Morais Pires - Ph.D. in 1996, IST
"Co-Dec MPEG2 Vídeo: da Análise Funcional à  Realização de um Protótipo", supervised by C. Salema

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Former Researchers

 

Tanmay Verlekar - Researcher

 

 

 

Berner Panti - Researcher

 

 

Pedro Monteiro - Researcher

 

 

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Lúcia Marília Matos Carreira - Researcher

 

 

André Seixas Dias - Researcher

 

 

João Lino - Researcher

 

Carla Nibau Guerra - Researcher (Jan. 2013 - July 2013)

 

Nuno Alexandre Moço - Researcher (May 2012 - July 2013)

 

Babak Rezaei Rowshan- Researcher (July 2012 - June 2013)

 

Sanchit - Researcher (September 2011 - October 2012)

 

Maurício Ramalho - Researcher (July 2010 - February 2012)

 

Athira Nambiar - Researcher (October 2011 - February 2012)

 

Sandro Noto - Researcher (February 2010 - August 2011)

 

Tiago Marques dos Santos - Researcher (August 2009 - June 2010)

 

Ricardo Martins - Researcher (November 2007 - October 2008)
 

 

Sören Sofke - Researcher (December 2007-May 2008)
University of Rostok, Germany

 

José Diogo Areia - Researcher (January 2006 - December 2007)
 

 

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José Quintas Pedro - Researcher (September 2006 - August 2007)
 

 

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Luis Natário - Researcher (July 2004 - October 2005)

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Former MSc Students

  

 

José Abecasis Teixeira - MSc Thesis in 2017, IST
Extracting distinctive features from light-field images”, supervised
by F. Pereira, J. Ascenso and C. Brites

  

 

Guilherme Filipe Gonçalves Luz - MSc Thesis in 2017, IST
Omnidirectional video: adaptive coding based on saliency”, supervised
by F. Pereira, J. Ascenso and C. Brites

  

 

Alexandre Ferreira Gomes - MSc Thesis in 2016, IST
Automatic detection of commercial blocks in broadcast TV content”, supervised
by F. Pereira

  

 

André Alexandre Rodrigues Oliveira - MSc Thesis in 2016, IST
Light field based 360º panoramas”, supervised
by F. Pereira, J. Ascenso and C. Brites

  

 

José Pedro Quadrilheiro Peixeiro - MSc Thesis in 2016, IST
Holographic information coding”, supervised
by F. Pereira

  

 

Alexandre da Silva Pratas Gabriel - MSc Thesis in 2015, IST
HEVC cross segment decoding: decoders should work more”, supervised
by F. Pereira

  

 

Adélcio de Jesus Mendes Soares da Rosa - MSc Thesis in 2015, IST
Estudo e Avaliação de Técnicas para Inpainting de Texto em Imagens e Vídeo”, supervised by M.P. Queluz and T. Brandão

 

 

Ricardo José Mascarenhas Almeida - MSc Thesis in 2015, IST
Deteção Automática de Descontinuidades Temporais em Sequências de Vídeo Digital”, supervised by M.P. Queluz and T. Brandão

 

 

Filipe Leite de Almeida da Costa Guapo - MSc Thesis in 2015, IST
Calibration of Biometric Recognition Data for Forensic Evaluation”, supervised by P.L. Correia

 

 

João Miguel Delfino Satiro - MSc Thesis in 2015, IST
Clustering and Super-Resolution of Facial Images in a Forensic Scenario”, supervised by P.L. Correia

 

 

Jorge Miguel Silvério do Carmo - MSc Thesis in 2015, IST
Sistema de Aquisição e Análise de Sinais na Prática de Natação”, supervised by P.L. Correia, A. Fred and H. Silva

 

 

Nelson de Jesus Rodrigues - MSc Thesis in 2015, IST
Automatic Detection of Epileptogenic Video Content”, supervised by M.P. Queluz

 

 

Telma Cristovão de Oliveira - MSc Thesis in 2015, IST
Mobile Alert: Combining Human Motion Detection and Voice Analysis”, supervised by P.L. Correia and I. Trancoso

 

 

Miguel Reis Moitinho de Almeida - MSc Thesis in 2015, IST
Biometric Identification from Forensic Video Surveillance Evidence”, supervised by P.L. Correia

 

 

Joao Paulo Sim Sim Lopes - MSc Thesis in 2015, IST
Biometric Recognition using Android Devices”, supervised by P.L. Correia

 

Abel Ricardo Marcão Ribeiro - MSc Thesis in 2014, IST
Post-Processsing of Videos for Vehicle Counting”, supervised by P.L. Correia

 

Vitor Hugo Nunes Gomes - MSc Thesis in 2014, IST
Statistical reconstruction for predictive video coding”, supervised by F. Pereira and J. Ascenso

 

Lúcia Marília Matos Carreira - MSc Thesis in 2013, IST
On High Resolution Palmprint Matching”, supervised by P.L Correia
 

 

João Ricardo Gonçalves Neves - MSc Thesis in 2013, IST
Hand Veins Recognition System”, supervised by P.L Correia
 

 

Guilherme Miguel Gonçalves Neves - MSc Thesis in 2013, IST
Android Gait Recognition System”, supervised by P.L Correia
 

 

David Fernandes – MSc Thesis in 2013 ISCTE-IUL, "Fast Stereo Matching Using Local Methods and Mean Shift Segmentation", supervised by P. Nunes
 

 

João Lino – MSc Thesis in 2013, IST
"2D Image Rendering for 3D Holoscopic Content using Disparity-Assisted Patch Blending ", supervised by F. Pereira and P. Nunes
 

 

Vasco Nascimento - MSc at IST
Bit-depth scalable video coding” supervised by F. Pereira and J. Ascenso

 

Pedro Monteiro - MSc Thesis in 2012, IST
“Distributed video coding with geometric transforms”, supervised by F. Pereira and J. Ascenso

André Seixas Dias - MSc Thesis in 2012, IST
“Perceptual error protection using distributed video coding principles”, supervised by F. Pereira and C. Brites

 

Márcio Gonçalves – MSc Thesis in 2012, ISCTE-IUL
"
Ferramenta para Avaliação Subjetiva da Qualidade de Vídeo", supervised by T. Brandão
 

 

João Ribas Fernandes - MSc Thesis in 2012, IST
"Automatic detection and counting of stork nests in electric power lines", supervised by M.P. Queluz and T. Brandão
 

 

Helder Simões dos Santos - MSc Thesis in 2012, IST
"Automatic Traffic Congestion Detection based on a Live Video Stream", supervised by P.L Correia
 

 

Afonso Salvador Marques - MSc Thesis in 2012, IST
"Automatic Road Pavement Crack Detection using SVM", supervised by P.L Correia
 

 

Sanchit - MSc Thesis in 2012, IST
"Partial Palmprint Matching for Forensics Application", supervised by P.L Correia and L.D. Soares

 

Nuno Alexandre Moço - MSc Thesis in 2012, IST
"Biometric Recognition based on a Smartphone", supervised by P.L Correia and L.D. Soares
 

 

Miguel Chin - MSc Thesis in 2012, IST
"Video Quality Evaluation in IP Networks", supervised by M.P. Queluz and T. Brandão
 

 

Ângela Rosária Barbosa da Cunha - MSc Thesis in 2011, ISCTE-IUL
"Secure Face Recognition", supervised by L.D. Soares and P.L. Correia

 

Luís Miguel dos Santos Serrano - MSc Thesis in 2011, ISCTE-IUL
"Hand-based Biometric Recognition System for Mobile Devices", supervised by L.D. Soares and P.L. Correia
 

 

Miguel Capelo - MSc Thesis in 2011, IST
"Advances on transforms for high efficiency video coding”, supervised by F. Pereira

 

Nádia Fortes – MSc Thesis in 2010, ISCTE-IUL
"Background Modelling for People Tracking in Video Surveillance Scenarios", supervised by P. Nunes
 

 

Pedro Fernandes - MSc Thesis in 2010, IST
"Audiovisual Coding Simulation Framework”, supervised by F. Pereira

 

 

Nuno Couto - MSc Thesis in 2010, IST
"Image Compression with Edge-based Inpainting, supervised by F. Pereira

 

 

Berto Oliveira Casquinha - MSc Thesis in 2010, IST
"H.264/AVC Video Coding: Analysis and Encoder Control”, supervised by F. Pereira

 

 

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Gonçalo Nuno Silva do Carmo - MSc Thesis in 2010, IST
"Depth Coding for Multi-view plus Depth 3D Video”, supervised by F. Pereira

 

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Ana Sofia Clemente Cabrita - MSc Thesis in 2010, IST
"H.264/AVC Perceptually Controlled Video Coding”, supervised by F. Pereira

Mauricio Bernardo Abreu Ramalho - MSc Thesis in 2010, IST
"Secure Palmprint Verification System"
, supervised by P.L Correia

Rui Daniel Casaca da Trindade - MSc Thesis in 2010, IST
"Multimedia Sharing over the Internet from a Mobile Phone", supervised by P.L Correia

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Bruno Rodrigues - MSc Thesis in 2009, IST
"Image quality assessment based on artefacts
estimation”
, supervised by M.P. Queluz and T. Brandão

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Miguel Calhau Guerreiro Contente - MSc Thesis in 2009, IST
"Low complexity video coding for sensor networks”, supervised by F. Pereira

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Bruno Alexandre Conde Tomas - MSc Thesis in 2009, IST
"Tiling Slideshow: an Audiovisual Presentation Method for Consumer Photos”, supervised by F. Pereira

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Ricardo João Mah - MSc Thesis in 2009, IST
"Biometrics for Personal Recognition", supervised by P.L Correia

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Gonçalo Filipe da Fonseca Lourenço - MSc Thesis in 2009, IST
"Enhancing the Security of Biometrics with Distributed Source Coding", supervised by P.L Correia and L.D. Soares

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João Filipe Coruche Gaspar - MSc Thesis in 2009, IST
"Objective Evaluation of Segmentation Quality", supervised by P.L Correia

Tiago Miguel Marques dos Santos - MSc Thesis in 2009, ISCTE-IUL
"Secure Biometric Recognition System Using Distributed Source Coding", supervised by L.D. Soares and P.L. Correia

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Catarina Pires Mota - MSc Thesis in 2009, ISCTE-IUL
"Creation and Visualization of High Dynamic Range Images”, supervised by L.D. Soares

Luis Roque - MSc Thesis in 2008, IST
"Quality evaluation of coded video”, supervised by M.P. Queluz and T. Brandão

Pedro Miguel dos Santos Rosa - MSc Thesis in 2008, IST
"Automatic Detection and Classification of Crack Patterns in Road Pavement", supervised by P.L Correia and H. Oliveira

Tiago Miguel da Silva Sanches - MSc Thesis in 2008, IST
"Hand Surface Biometrics for Personal Recognition", supervised by P.L Correia

 

Diogo Manuel Oliveira Figueiredo de la Cueva Couto - MSc Thesis in 2008, IST
"Objective Evaluation of Image and Video Segmentation Quality", supervised by P.L Correia

David João Adão dos Santos - MSc Thesis in 2008, IST
"Vehicle Recognition System", supervised by P.L Correia

 

Carlos Filipe Moura Paulo - MSc Thesis in 2007, IST
"Traffic Signs Detection and Recognition", supervised by P.L Correia

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Nuno Frederico Costa Ferreira de Matos - MSc Thesis in 2007, IST
"Generic Video Automatic Summarization
, supervised by F. Pereira

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Former MSc Students (pre-Bologna)

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Catarina Brites - MSc Thesis in 2005, IST
"Advances on Distributed Video Coding”, supervised by F. Pereira

Pedro Fonseca - MSc Thesis in 2004, IST
"Face Detection and Object Tracking in the Compressed Domain”, supervised by F. Pereira

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Duarte Palma - MSc Thesis in 2004, IST
"Extracção Automática de Texto em Sequências de Vídeo”, supervised by F. Pereira

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João Ascenso - MSc Thesis in 2003, IST
"Codificação Escalável de Vídeo com Elevada Granularidade”, supervised by F. Pereira

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João Magalhães - MSc Thesis in 2002, IST
"Universal Access to Multimedia Content Based on the MPEG-7 Standard”, supervised by F. Pereira

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Tomás Brandão - MSc Thesis in 2002, IST
"Assinatura Digital de Imagens Baseada em Espalhamento
de Espectro”
, supervised by M.P.Queluz

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Carla Zibreira - MSc Thesis in 2001, IST
"Descrição e Procura de Vídeo Baseadas na Forma”, supervised by F. Pereira

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João Valentim - MSc Thesis in 2001, IST
"Modelo Alternativo de Complexidade Visual para a Norma MPEG-4 Visual”, supervised by F. Pereira

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Gabriel Antunes Abrantes - MSc Thesis in 1998, IST
"Animação e Síntese de Faces Humanas usando Modelos Tridimensionais”, supervised by F. Pereira

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Pedro Geada - MSc Thesis in 1996, IST
"Codificação de Sequências Videotelefónicas Baseada em Modelos”, supervised by F. Pereira

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Diogo Cortez Ferreira- MSc Thesis in 1995, IST
"Classificação e Codificação de Contornos”, supervised by F. Pereira

Paulo Jorge Lourenço Nunes- MSc Thesis in 1995, IST
"Detecção de fronteiras em imagens texturadas”, supervised by F. Pereira

Paulo Simões- MSc Thesis in 1993, IST
"“Sistema de televisão de alta definição HD-MAC: codificação e sensibilidade a erros”, supervised by F. Pereira

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Former Final Year Project Students

 

Pedro Sesinando and João Pedreiro - Final Year Project in 2007, IST
"Blind Quality Assessment of JPEG Compressed Images"

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Ricardo Almeida - Final Year Project in 2006, IST
"Low Complexity H.264/AVC Encoding", supervised by F. Pereira

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Joel Baltazar - Final Year Project in 2005, IST
"Visual Attention Driven Image to Video Adaptation", supervised by F. Pereira

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Pedro Pinho - Final Year Project in 2005, IST
"Visual Attention Driven Image to Video Adaptation", supervised by F. Pereira

 

 

Diogo Romão and João Barata - Final Year Project in 2003, IST
"Sistema para assinatura de imagens fixas"

 

 

Fernando Fonseca and Nuno Patrício - Final Year Project in 2001, IST
"Assinatura de imagens digitais - II"

 

 

Miguel Soraes and Nuno Correia - Final Year Project in 2000, IST
"Modelos 3D para o planeamento de redes celulares"

 

 

Luis Faustino - Final Year Project in 2000, IST
"Segmentação de vídeo baseada na análise do movimento"

 

 

Pedro Lamy, José Martinho and Tiago Rosa - Final Year Project in 1999, IST
"Assinatura de Imagens Digitais", supervised by M.P. Correia

 

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Pedro Fernandes - Final Year Project in 1997, IST
"Sistema de Simulação para Codificação de Imagem", supervised by F. Pereira

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Former Visiting Students

Roberto Cesco Fabbro - PhD student at University of Udine (June - December 2011)
 

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