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Dr. Jorge Manuel Miranda Dias

Dr. Jorge Manuel Miranda Dias

dr. jorge diasProfessor, Department of Electronical and Computer Engineering

Address: P.O.Box: 127788, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Telephone: +971-(0)2-5018556

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  • Habilitation Degree., Electrical Engineering, University of Coimbra (POR),  2011
  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Coimbra (POR), 1994
  • M.Sc., Electrical Engineering, University of Coimbra (POR), 1988
  • B.Sc., Electrical Engineering, University of Coimbra (POR), 1984
  • Computer Vision and Visual Perception
  • Autonomous Robotic Systems
  • Processing and Analysis of 3D Bio-Signals
  • Signal Processing and System Analysis
  • Advanced Programmable Digital Systems
  • Computer Vision
  • Robotics
  • Image and Signal Analysis
  • Microprocessors and Digital Systems

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Jornals

  • 2015 Luís Santos , Kamrad Khoshhal , Jorge Dias , Trajectorybased Human Action Segmentation, Pattern Recognition,Pattern Recognition, Volume 48, Issue 2, February 2015, Pages 568–579 
  • 2014 J. F. Ferreira and J. Dias - "Attentional Mechanisms for Socially Interactive Robots - A Survey". IEEE Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development, Volume 6, Issue 2, p. 110-125, 2014. DOI: 10.1109/TAMD.2014.2303072
  • 2014 G. Cai, J. Dias, L. Seneviratne - "A Survey of Small-Scale Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Recent Advances and Future Development Trends". Unmanned Systems, Vol. 2, No. 2 (2014) 1–26, World Scientific Publishing Company, 2014.
  • 2014 D. R. Faria, P. Trindade, J. Lobo, J. Dias - "Knowledge-based Reasoning from Human Grasp Demonstrations for Robot Grasp Synthesis". Robotics and Autonomous Systems, ISSN 0921-8890, 2014. DOI: 10.1016/j.robot.2014.02.003
  • 2013 P. Drews, P. Nuñez, R. Rocha, M. Campos, J. Dias - "Novelty Detection and Segmentation based on Gaussian Mixture Models: a Case Study in 3D Robotic Laser Mapping". Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 61 (12), pp. 1696-1709, Elsevier, December 2013. DOI: 10.1016/j.robot.2013.06.004
  • 2013 K. Khoshhal and J. Dias - "Probabilistic Human Interaction Understanding - Exploring Relationship Between Human Body Motion and the Environmental Context". Pattern Recognition Letters, Volume 34, Issue 7, Pages 820-830, May 2013. DOI: 10.1016/j.patrec.2012.09.021
  • 2013 J. F. Ferreira, J. Lobo, P. Bessière, M. Castelo-Branco, J. Dias - "A Bayesian Framework for Active Artificial Perception" - IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics (Systems Man and Cybernetics, part B), vol.43, no.2, pp.699-711, April 2013 DOI: 10.1109/TSMCB.2012.2214477
  • 2011 Jorge Dias, Anis Sahbani, Lakmal Seneviratne, Said Zeghloul and Jianwei Zhang, editorial onspecial issue on “Autonomous Grasping”,Robotics and Autonomous Systems journal, Elsevier.
  • 2011 Diego R Faria, Ricardo Martins, Jorge Lobo, Jorge M Dias, “Extracting data from human manipulation of objects towards improving autonomous robotic grasping”, Robotics and Autonomous Systems journal, Elsevier (to be published 2011).
  • 2011 P. Menezes, F. Lerasle, and J. Dias. "Towards Human Motion Capture from a Camera mounted on a mobile Robot". Image and Vision Computing, Volume 29, Issue 6, Pages 382-393, May 2011. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.imavis.2011.01.003
  • 2011 H. Aliakbarpour, J. Dias - Inertial-Visual Fusion For Camera Network Calibration. Accepted at the IEEE 9th International Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN'2011). 26-29 July 2011, Caparica, Portugal.
  • 2011 J. Lobo, P. Trindade, J. Dias - Observing hand grasp type and contact points using hand distributed accelerometers and instrumented objects - in IEEE/ICRA 2011: Workshop on Autonomous Grasping, Shanghai, China, May 2011.
  • 2011 L. Almeida, P. Menezes, J. Dias - Stereo Vision Head Vergence Using GPU Cepstral Filtering - VISAPP 2011 - Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications, Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal, March 5-7, 2011
  • 2011 H. Aliakbarpour, J. Dias - "Multi-resolution Virtual Plane based 3D Reconstruction using Inertial-Visual Data Fusion" - To appear in the VISAPP 2011, International Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications, 5-7 March 2011, Algarve, Portugal
  • 2011 L. Almeida, P. Menezes, J. Dias, "Vergence Using GPU Cepstral Filtering", in Proceedings of the DoCEIS'11 - Doctoral Conference on Computing, Electrical and Industrial Systems. Lisbon, Portugal, February 21-23, 2011.http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-19170-1_35     
  • 2011 J. Prado, C. Simplicio, J. Dias - Robot Emotional State through Bayesian Visuo-Auditory Perception - In DoCEIS’11 , 2nd Doctoral Conference on Computing, Electrical and Industrial Systems, 21-23 February 2011, Costa da Caparica, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • 2011 L. Santos, J. Dias - Motion Patterns: Signal Interpretation Towards the Laban Movement Analysis Semantics - In DoCEIS’11 , 2nd Doctoral Conference on Computing, Electrical and Industrial Systems, 21-23 February 2011, Costa da Caparica, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • 2011 K. Khoshhal, H. Aliakbarpour, J. Quintas, K. Mekhnacha, J. Ros and J. Dias - "LMA-based Human Behaviour Analysis Using HMM" - In DoCEIS’11 , 2nd Doctoral Conference on Computing, Electrical and Industrial Systems, 21-23 February 2011, Costa da Caparica, Lisbon, Portugal. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-19170-1_21     
  • 2011 H. Aliakbarpour, K. Khoshhal, J. Quintas, K. Mekhnacha, J. Ros, M. Andersson and J. Dias - "HMM-based Abnormal Behaviour Detection Using Heterogeneous Sensor Network" - In DoCEIS’11 , 2nd Doctoral Conference on Computing, Electrical and Industrial Systems, 21-23 February 2011, Costa da Caparica, Lisbon, Portugal. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-19170-1_30     
  • 2011 Diego R. Faria, Ricardo Martins, Jorge Lobo, Jorge Dias. "Manipulative Tasks Identification by Learning and Generalizing Hand Motions". In DoCEIS'11 - 2nd Doctoral Conference on Computing, Electrical and Industrial Systems. Costa da Caparica - Portugal, February, 2011
  • 2010 J. Santos, D. Celorico, J. Varandas, J. Dias - "Medical Interface for Echographic Free-hand Images", Journal of Computational Vision and Biomechanics, Vol. 3, N.1, Serial Publications, ISSN 0973-6778, June 2010.    
  • 2010 Ferreira, J. F., Lobo, J., Dias, J., Bayesian Real-Time Perception Algorithms on GPU - Real-Time Implementation of Bayesian Models for Multimodal Perception Using CUDA, Journal of Real-Time Image Processing, Special Issue, Springer Berlin/Heidelberg, published online (ISSN: 1861-8219), February 26, 2010. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11554-010-0156-7.
  • 2010 Rett, J.; Dias, J. and Ahuactzin, J-M.: Bayesian reasoning for Laban Movement Analysis used in Human Machine Interaction Int. J. Reasoning-based Intelligent Systems (IJRIS), Vol. 2, No. 1, pp.13-35. (2010) .http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJRIS.2010.029812    

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Conferences

  • 2014 G. Cai, H. Al Mehairi, H. Al-Hosani, J. Dias, L. Seneviratne - "Frequency-Domain Flight Dynamics Model Identification of MAVs - Miniature Quad-Rotor Aerial Vehicles". 2014 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2014), Chicago, USA, Sept. 14-18, 2014.
  • 2014 R. Martins, J. F. Ferreira, J. Dias - "Touch attention Bayesian models for robotic active haptic exploration of heterogeneous surfaces". 2014 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2014), Chicago, USA, Sept. 14-18, 2014. DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2014.6942711
  • 2014 L.Santos, E. Christodoulou, J.Dias "The role of people identification in a social robot" .International RoMan Workshop on Interactive Robots (IRAIP2014),Edinburgh,Scotland,UK, August 25-29, 2014.
  • 2014 P.Menezes, J.Quintas,J.Dias "The Role of Context Information in Human-Robot Interaction" .International RoMan Workshop on Interactive Robots (IRAIP2014),Edinburgh,Scotland,UK, August 25-29, 2014.
  • 2014 J.Dias, L.Santos, P. Trindade "Assistive Robots for Elderly People".International RoMan Workshop on Interactive Robots (IRAIP2014),Edinburgh,Scotland,UK, August 25-29, 2014.
  • 2013L. Santos, J. Sales, P. J. Sanz, J. Dias and J. C. García - "Cognitive Skills Models: Towards Increasing Autonomy in Underwater Intervention Missions". In Cognitive Robotics Systems (CRS) Workshop at IROS 2013.
  • 2013 J. Sales, L. Santos, P. J. Sanz, J. Dias and J. C. García - "Increasing the Autonomy Levels for Underwater Intervention Missions by using Learning and Probabilistic Techniques". In Robot 2013: First Iberian Robotics Conference, in Madrid, Spain, November, 2013. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-03413-3_2
  • 2013 K. Khoshhal, J. Dias - "Improved Semantic-based Human Interaction Understanding Using Context-based knowledge". 2013 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (IEEE SMC 2013), Manchester, United Kingdom, October, 2013. DOI: 10.1109/SMC.2013.494
  • 2013 L. Santos, J. Sousa and J. Dias - "Vision-based Laban Motion Signatures for Person Identification". In 2nd Workshop on Recognition and Action for Scene Understanding (REACTS), satellite event of the 15th International Conference of Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns (CAIP), ISBN: 978-84-616-7092-5, 2013.
  • 2013 J. Quintas, P. Menezes, J. Dias - "Context-based perception and understanding of human intentions". 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2013), Gyeongju, Korea, August, 2013.
  • 2013 H. Aliakbarpour, K. Palaniappan and J. Dias - "Geometric exploration of virtual planes in a fusion-based 3D data registration framework". Proc. SPIE 8747, Geospatial InfoFusion III, 87470C, June 13, 2013. DOI: 10.1117/12.2015933 
  • 2013 J. F. Ferreira and J. Dias - "Hierarchical Log-Spherical Inference Grid – An Unconventional Approach to Robotic Perception and Action". UARACIN – Workshop on Unconventional Approaches to Robotics, Automation and Control Inspired by Nature, 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2013), May 6th-10th, 2013.