Urbano J. Nunes

    Name: Urbano J. Nunes, Ph.D.
    Position: Full Professor
    Website: http://www2.isr.uc.pt/~urbano/
    Office: S.3.17
    Email: urbano@isr.uc.pt





    Urbano Nunes received the Lic. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Coimbra, Portugal, in 1983 and 1995, respectively. Prof. Nunes is a Full Professor with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Coimbra University, and a researcher of the Institute for Systems and Robotics (ISR-UC) where he is the coordinator of the Automation and Robotics for Life (AR4LIFE) Group. He has been involved with/responsible for several funded projects at both national and international levels in the areas of mobile robotics, intelligent vehicles and intelligent transportation systems (ITS). He has research interests in several areas in connection with intelligent vehicles and human-centered mobile robotics with more than 150 published papers in these areas. Dr. Nunes was Vice President for Technical Activities of the IEEE ITS Society (2011-2012), a member of the Board of Governors of ITS Society (2009-2011), and a Cochair of the Technical Committee on Autonomous Ground Vehicles and ITS (2006-2011) of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS). He serves as Associate Editor the journals: IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems and IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Magazine. He was the General Chair of the 2010 IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference, Funchal-Madeira, Portugal, and a General Chair of the 2012 IEEE Intelligent Robots and Systems, Vilamoura, Portugal.

    Supervisor of:
    Luís Artur da Silva Garrote, Ph.D. Student
    Aniana da Rosa Brito, Ph.D. Student
    Alireza Asvadi, Ph.D. Student
    João Perdiz, Ph.D. Student
    Ricardo Cruz, M.Sc. Student
    Ricardo Pereira, M.Sc. Student
    Tiago Chaves, M.Sc. Student
    André Gaspar da Silva, Research Engineer
    André Silva, Research Engineer


Current Projects


Past Projects


Supervised Thesis

    Ph.D. Thesis

    Teresa Sousa, From Parametric Decoding of Simple Mental States to Neurofeedback: Insights into the Neuroscience of Cognitive Control/ (3/2017) Supervised by M. Castelo-Branco and Urbano J. Nunes

    Sirvan Khalighi, Learning under distribution mismatch applied in biosignal processing (11/2016) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes and B. Ribeiro

    Luís Conde Bento, Intelligent Traffic Management Algorithms for Environmental Impacts Reduction at city centers aided GNSS Positioning (9/2016) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes

    Pedro Fernandes, Platooning of IVC-enabled Autonomous vehicles: information and positioning management algorithms, for high traffic capacity and urban mobility improvement (4/2013) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes

    Ana Cristina Barata Pires Lopes, Mobile Robot Assisted Navigation based on Collaborative Control (3/2013) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes and Aníbal Traça de Almeida

    Cristiano Premebida, Pedestrian Detection using Laser and Vision. (9/2012) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes

    Gabriel Pires, Biosignal Classification for Human Interface with Devices and Surrounding Environment, (5/2012) Supervised by M. Castelo-Branco and Urbano J. Nunes

    Oswaldo Ludwig, Study on Non-Parametric Methods for Fast Pattern Recognition with Emphasis on Neural Networks and Cascade Classifiers (3/2012) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes and Rui Alexandre Matos Araújo

    L. Oliveira, Semantically Integrating LIDAR and Vision in Pedestrian Detection (5/2010) Supervised by Paulo Peixoto and Urbano J. Nunes

    R. Solea, Sliding Mode Control in Trajectory-Tracking of WMRs and Autonomous Vehicles (3/2009) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes and A. Filipescu

    Lino Forte Marques, Navegação de robôs móveis usando olfacto. (11/2005) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes and Aníbal Traça de Almeida

    P. Coelho, Controlo de seguimento de caminhos de robôs móveis com rodas na presença de incertezas (6/2004) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes

    Rui Pedro Duarte Cortesão, Kalman techniques for intelligent control systems: theory and robotic experiments (1/2003) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes and G. Hirzinger

    M.Sc. Thesis

    Ricardo Loureiro, Development of a Robotic Head to Express Human Emotions (2/2017) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes

    André Conceição, Interbot Mobile Robot: Navigation Modules/ (9/2016) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes and Ana Cristina Barata Pires Lopes

    Ivo Ferreira, Depth Camera Based Image Processing for Indoor Mobile Robot Localization and //Navigation (9/2016) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes and Ana Cristina Barata Pires Lopes

    Rui Colaço de Almeida, Human-Computer Interaction: //Handwriting Learning (9/2016) Supervised by Diego Resende Faria and Urbano J. Nunes

    João Cachulo Soares, Valve and Steam Trap Component Recognition Using Machine Vision in an Industrial Application (9/2016) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes and Cristiano Premebida

    David Silva, Grid-Based Representations in Mobile Robotics Using Multisensory Data (2/2016) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes and Cristiano Premebida

    Mário Vieira, Recognition of Daily Activities and Risk Situations towards Robot-Assisted Living (9/2015) Supervised by Diego Resende Faria and Urbano J. Nunes

    Hugo Paiva, Human-Machine Interface Modules to support indoor navigation of a Robotic Wheelchair (9/2015) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes and Ana Cristina Barata Pires Lopes

    Bruno Martins, Sistema de Controlo de Tração em Tensão/Binário para Robôs Móveis (9/2015) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes

    Pedro Miguel Moreira, Percepção multisensorial baseado em grelhas para robótica móvel (2/2015) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes and Cristiano Premebida

    Ivo André Craveiro Simões Baptista, Desenvolvimento de um jogo controlado através de potenciais EEG// //estacionários evocados por estímulos visuais (2/2015) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes and Gabriel Pires

    Rafael Chelim, Estimação colaborativa de posição e orientação em veículos utilizando GNSS e V2V (2/2015) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes and Luís Conde Bento

    João Francisco Góis, Sistema integrado de magnetómetros para a navegação de veículos autónomos (2/2015) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes and Fernando Domingues Moita

    Ivo André Craveiro Simões Baptista, Desenvolvimento de um jogo controlado através de potenciais EEG estacionários evocados visualmente (2/2015) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes and Gabriel Pires

    Ana Marta Carvalho, Reactive Navigation based on 2.5D Kinect Data for Safety Improvement in Mobile Assistive Robot Steering (9/2014) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes and Ana Cristina Barata Pires Lopes

    Diogo Garcia, Modelação de expressões faciais num avatar usando classificação de biossinais (9/2014) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes and Gabriel Pires

    Joana Figueiredo, Research of adaptive classication techniques towards one-time calibration in brain-computer interfaces (9/2014) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes and Gabriel Pires

    Sérgio André Correia Santos, Sistema de Gestão de Tráfego com Integração Sensorial em Ambiente de Simulação (9/2014) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes and Luís Conde Bento

    Jorge Perdigão, Collaborative-Control/ based Navigation of Mobile Human-Centered Robots (7/2014) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes and Ana Cristina Barata Pires Lopes

    Diogo Manuel da Silva Gonçalves, RobChair 2.0: Simultaneous Localization and Mapping and Hardware/Software Frameworks (9/2013) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes and Ana Cristina Barata Pires Lopes

    P. Reis, Desenvolvimento de uma interface homem-máquina baseada na fusão do movimento da pupila e informação inercial (7/2012) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes and Fernando Domingues Moita

    Ricardo Jorge Pedrosa Parafita, Sistema de Gestão de Tráfego em Rotundas e Cruzamentos com Integração Sensorial dos Veículos em Ambiente de Simulação (9/2011) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes and Gabriel Pires

    Luís Artur da Silva Garrote, Controlo de Trajectórias para Navegação Autónoma de um Veículo Eléctrico (9/2011) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes and S. Cruz

    M. Torres, Controlo do Jogo Tetris através de um Interface Cérebro Computador usando Sinais Electroencefalográficos (9/2011) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes and Gabriel Pires

    J. António Gouveia, Métodos de Localização Baseados em dados de Sensores Laser (9/2011) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes and Ana Cristina Barata Pires Lopes

    M. Martins, Desenvolvimento de sistema de condução autónoma de um veículo eléctrico (9/2011) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes and Marco Silva

    Paulo Roberto França, Sistema de locomoção para robô humanoide (9/2011) Supervised by Jorge Lobo and Urbano J. Nunes

    Tiago Docilio Santos Nabais Caldeira, Plataforma para Interligar Iphones com Kits Robóticos (9/2011) Supervised by Jorge Lobo and Urbano J. Nunes

    V. Gonçalves, A Comparative Analysis Between Support Vector Machine and Artificial Neural Network: Application to Pedestrian and Vehicle Detection (9/2010) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes and Oswaldo Ludwig

    J. Cardoso, Sistema de localização baseado em DGPS para aplicações em veículos autónomos (9/2010) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes and Fernando Domingues Moita

    D. Delgado, Classificação e Fusão de Classificadores utilizando Redes Neuronais Artificiais: Aplicação na detecção de peões e veículos (9/2009) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes and Oswaldo Ludwig

    António Gonçalves, Gestão de Energia em Veículos Eléctricos (9/2009) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes and Marco Silva

    Roberto Machado, Adaptação de mapas geográficos e planeamento de rotas na simulação de tráfego de veículos em ambiente citadino (9/2009) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes and Pedro Fernandes

    L. Alves, ISRobot: Desenvolvimento e integração de sistemas e módulos para condução autónoma (7/2008) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes

    Sérgio Neves, Cybercar: sistema de supervisão e controlo de um veículo eléctrico (7/2008) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes and Marco Silva

    Luís Daniel de Andrade Simões C Vaz, Desenvolvimento de módulos de software numa arquitectura de tempo real para robots móveis e veículos inteligentes (7/2008) Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes and Rui Alexandre Matos Araújo


Publications

2017

    Journals

    J. Cunha Vaz, M. Castelo-Branco, A. Casimiro, U. J. Nunes, Introduction to the Special Issue on Safety and Security of Intelligent Vehicles (Guest Editorial), IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Magazine, 9, 1, 2017
    http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/tocresult.jsp?isnumber=7823043

    C. Premebida, D. R. Faria, U. J. Nunes, Dynamic Bayesian Network for semantic place classification in mobile robotics/ (in press), Autonomous Robots, Springer, 2017

    K. Khoshhal Roudposhti, J. Dias, P. Peixoto, V. Metsis, U. J. Nunes, A Multilevel Body Motion-based Human Activity Analysis Methodology, IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems, 9, 1, 2017
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TCDS.2016.2607154
    http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/tocresult.jsp?isnumber=7875186

    S. Khalighi, B. Ribeiro, U. J. Nunes, Importance Weighted Import Vector Machine for Unsupervised Domain Adaptation, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, 2017
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TCYB.2016.2616119

2016

    Journals

    S. Barbosa, G. Pires, U. J. Nunes, Toward a reliable gaze independent hybrid BCI combining visual and natural auditory stimuli, Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 261, Elsevier, 2016
    http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1016/j.jneumeth.2015.11.026

    A. Barata Pires Lopes, J. Rodrigues, J. Perdigão, G. Pires, U. J. Nunes, New Hybrid Motion Planner Applied in a Brain-Actuated Robotic Wheelchair, IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine, 23, 4, 2016
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MRA.2016.2605403
    http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/tocresult.jsp?isnumber=7786799

    C. Dos Santos Raposo, J. P. Barreto, U. J. Nunes, Extrinsic Calibration of Multi-Modal Sensor Arrangements with Non-Overlapping Field-of-View, Machine vision and applications, 2016

    K. Khoshhal Roudposhti, U. J. Nunes, J. Dias, Probabilistic Social Behavior Analysis by Exploring Body Motion-Based Patterns, in IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol. 38, no. 8, pp. 1679-1691, 2016
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TPAMI.2015.2496209

    S. Khalighi, T. Sousa, J. M. Santos, U. J. Nunes, ISRUC-Sleep: A comprehensive public dataset for sleep researchers, Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, 124, 180-192, Elsevier, 2016
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cmpb.2015.10.013

    A. Asvadi, C. Premebida, P. Peixoto, U. J. Nunes, 3D Lidar-based Static and Moving Obstacle Detection in Driving Environments: an Approach Based on Voxels and Multi-region Ground Planes, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, ELSEVIER, 2016
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.robot.2016.06.007

    T. Sousa, B. Direito, J. Lima, C. Ferreira, U. J. Nunes, M. Castelo-Branco, Control of Brain Activity in hMT+/V5 at Three Response Levels Using fMRI-Based Neurofeedback/BCI, PloS ONE, 5, 11, 2016
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0155961

    R. Ralha, G. Falcão, J. Amaro, V. Mota, M. Antunes, J. P. Barreto, U. J. Nunes, Parallel Refinement of Slanted 3D Reconstruction using Dense Stereo Induced from Symmetry, Journal of Real-Time Image Processing, pp. 1–19, Springer, 2016

    S. Barbosa, G. Pires, U. J. Nunes, Towards a reliable gaze-independent hybrid BCI combining visual and natural auditory stimuli, Journal of Neuroscience Method, Volume 261, Elsevier, 2016
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jneumeth.2015.11.026

    M. Antunes, J. P. Barreto, U. J. Nunes, Piecewise-planar reconstruction using two views, Image and Vision Computing, Volume 46, Pages 47–63, 2016
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.imavis.2015.11.008

    Conferences

    C. Premebida, L. Artur da Silva Garrote, A. Asvadi, Pedro Pinto, U. J. Nunes, High-resolution LIDAR-based Depth Mapping using Bilateral Filter, IEEE 19th Int. Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2016

    A. Asvadi, P. Girão, P. Peixoto, U. J. Nunes, 3D Object Tracking using RGB and LIDAR Data, IEEE 19th Int. Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2016

    P. Girão, A. Asvadi, P. Peixoto, U. J. Nunes, 3D Object Tracking in Driving Environment: a short review and a benchmark dataset, PPNIV16 Workshop, IEEE 19th Int. Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC 2016), Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, 2016

    C. Coppola, D. R. Faria, U. J. Nunes, N. Bellotto, Social activity recognition based on probabilistic merging of skeleton features with proximity priors from RGB-D data, IEEE/RSJ Int. Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2016), Daejeon, Korea, 2016

2015

    Journals

    R. Maia, M. Silva, R. Araújo, U. J. Nunes, "Electrical Vehicle Modeling: A Fuzzy Logic Lodel for Regenerative Braking", Expert Systems with Applications, Vol. 42 , No. 22, pp. 8504-8519, Elsevier, 2015
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eswa.2015.07.006

    K. Khoshhal Roudposhti, U. J. Nunes, J. Dias, Probabilistic Social Behavior Analysis by Exploring Body Motion-based Patterns, IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 2015
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TPAMI.2015.2496209
    http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=7312488&isnumber=4359286

    T. Sousa, A. Cruz, S. Khalighi, G. Pires, U. J. Nunes, A two-step automatic sleep stage classification method with dubious range detection, Computers in Biology and Medicine, vol. 59, 42-53, Elsevier, 2015

    P. Fernandes, U. J. Nunes, Multi-Platooning Leaders Positioning and Cooperative Behavior Algorithms of Communicant Automated Vehicles for High Traffic Capacity, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems , vol. 16 (3), 2015
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TITS.2014.2352858

    C. Stiller, P. Martinet, C. Laugier, U. J. Nunes, P. Bonnifait, Perception and Planning for Autonomous Vehicles , IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Magazine, 2015

    T. Sousa, A. Brito, S. Khalighi, G. Pires, U. J. Nunes, A Two-step Automatic Sleep Stage Classification Method with Dubious Range Detection, Computers in Biology and Medicine, Vol. 59, Elsevier, 2015
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compbiomed.2015.01.017
    http://www.isr.uc.pt

    Conferences

    M. Vieira, D. R. Faria, U. J. Nunes, Real-time Application for Monitoring Human Daily Activity and Risk Situations in Robot-Assisted Living, Robot 2015: Second Iberian Robotics Conference Advances in Intelligent and Computing, vol.418, pp 449-461, Springer, 2015
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-27149-1_35

    A. Asvadi, P. Peixoto, U. J. Nunes, Static/Dynamic Environment, Modeling Using Voxel Representation ROBOT'2015: Second Iberian Robotics Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, 2015

    A. Asvadi, P. Peixoto, U. J. Nunes, Two-Stage Static/Dynamic Environment Modeling Using Voxel Representation, Robot 2015: Second Iberian Robotics Conference, vol. 1, pp. 465-476, Springer International Publishing, 2015
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-27146-0_36

    C. Premebida, D. R. Faria, Francisco Souza, U. J. Nunes, Applying Probabilistic Mixture Models to Semantic Place Classification in Mobile Robotics, IEEE/RSJ Int. Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2015), Hamburg, Germany, 2015

    C. Premebida, J. Sousa, L. Artur da Silva Garrote, U. J. Nunes, Polar-grid representation and Kriging-based 2.5D interpolation for urban environment modelling, IEEE ITSC15: 18th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Las Palmas, Spain, 2015

    A. Asvadi, P. Peixoto, U. J. Nunes, Detection and Tracking of Moving Objects Using 2.5D Motion Grids, IEEE ITSC15: 18th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Las Palmas, Spain, 2015
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ITSC.2015.133

    L. Conde Bento, R. Chelim, U. J. Nunes, Collaborative Vehicle Self-Localization using Multi-GNSS Receivers and V2V/V2I Communications, IEEE ITSC15: 18th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Las Palmas, Spain, 2015

    D. R. Faria, M. Vieira, C. Premebida, U. J. Nunes, Probabilistic Human Daily Activity Recognition towards Robot-assisted Living, IEEE RO-MAN'15: IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, Japan, 2015

    R. Ralha, G. Falcão, J. Andrade, M. Antunes, J. P. Barreto, U. J. Nunes, Distributed dense stereo matching for 3d reconstruction using parallel-based processing advantages, IEEE Int. Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP15), Bisbane, Australia, 2015

    R. Ralha, G. Falcão, J. Andrade, M. Antunes, J. P. Barreto, U. J. Nunes, Distributed Dense Stereo Matching for 3D Recosntruction using Parallel-based Processing Advantages, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Brisbane, 2015

    J. Ruivo Carvalho Paulo, P. Peixoto, U. J. Nunes, A Novel Vision-based Human-Machine Interface for a Robotic Walker Framework, IEEE RO-MAN'15: IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, Japan, 2015

    A. Brito, D. Garcia, G. Pires, U. J. Nunes, Facial Expression Recognition based on EOG toward Emotion Detection for Human-Robot Interaction, 8th International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing (Biosignals 2015), Lisbon, Portugal, 2015
    http://dx.doi.org/10.5220/0005187200310037

    A. Carvalho, A. Asvadi, C. De Paulo Carona, A. Barata Pires Lopes, U. J. Nunes, Mobility, Accessibility and Safety of People with Cerebral Palsy, 8th International Conference on Health Informatics (Healthinf 2015), Lisbon, Portugal, 2015

2014

    Journals

    R. Pascoal, V. Santos, C. Premebida, U. J. Nunes, Simultaneous Segmentation and Superquadrics Fitting in Laser-Range Data, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology , 2014

    S. Khalighi, F. Pak, P. Tirdad, U. J. Nunes, Iris Recognition using Robust Localization and Nonsubsampled Contourlet-Based Features, The Journal of Signal Processing Systems, Springer Verlag, 2014
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11265-014-0911-2

    P. Martinet, C. Laugier, U. J. Nunes, Editorial for special issue on Perception and Navigation for Autonomous Vehicles, IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine, Vol.21, Issue 1, 2014

    O. Ludwig, U. J. Nunes, R. Araújo, Eigenvalue Decay: a New Method for Neural Network Regularization, Neurocomputing, Vol. 124, pp. 33-42, Elsevier, 2014
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neucom.2013.08.005
    WOS:000326853600005

    Conferences

    C. Premebida, J. Carreira, J. Batista, U. J. Nunes, Pedestrian Detection Combining RGB and Dense LIDAR Data, IEEE Int. Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2014), Chicago, USA, 2014

    D. R. Faria, C. Premebida, U. J. Nunes, A Probalistic Approach for Human Everyday Activities Recognition using Body Motion from RGB-D Images, Proceedings of IEEE RO-MAN'14: IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 2014
    Kazuo Tanie Award Finalist (award focusing on practical application or one that can be applied to real products)

    L. Artur da Silva Garrote, C. Premebida, M. Silva, U. J. Nunes, An RRT-based Navigation Approach for Mobile Robots and Automated Vehicles, 12th IEEE Int. Conference on Industrial Informatics (INDIN2014), Porto Alegre, Brazil, 2014

    R. Fernandes, C. Premebida, P. Peixoto, D. Wolf, U. J. Nunes, Road Detection Using High Resolution LIDAR, IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC2014), 2014

    M. Silva, A. Gonçalves, J. Marques, J. Sousa, U. J. Nunes, Modelling an Electric Vehicle Powertrain on Bench, IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC2014), 2014

    V. Mota, G. Falcão, M. Antunes, J. P. Barreto, U. J. Nunes, Using the GPU for fast symmetry-based dense stereo matching in high resolution images, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, pp. 1–5, Florence, Italy, 2014

2013

    Journals

    O. Ludwig, U. J. Nunes, B. Ribeiro, C. Premebida, Improving the Generalization Capacity of Cascade Classifiers , IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, Vol. 43 (6), 2013
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TCYB.2013.2240678

    A. de Almeida, U. J. Nunes, IROS 2012-Robotics for Quality of Life and Sustainable Development, . IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine, 20 (1), pp. 110-114, 2013
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MRA.2013.2247931
    http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84875778842&partnerID=MN8TOARS
    WOS:000316269400014

    D. Olmeda, C. Premebida, U. J. Nunes, J. Armingol, A. Escalera, "Pedestrian Detection in Far Infrared Images", Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering, Volume 20, Number 4 / 2013, IOS Press, 2013
    http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/ICA-130441

    S. Khalighi, T. Sousa, G. Pires, U. J. Nunes, Automatic sleep staging: A computer assisted approach for optimal combination of features and polysomnographic channels., Expert Systems with Applications, Elsevier, 2013
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eswa.2013.06.023

    A. Barata Pires Lopes, G. Pires, U. J. Nunes, Assisted Navigation for a Brain-actuated Intelligent Wheelchair, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Volume 61, Issue 3, Pages 245-258, Elsevier, 2013
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.robot.2012.11.002

    C. Premebida, U. J. Nunes, Fusing LIDAR, camera and semantic information: a context-based approach for pedestrian detection, International Journal of Robotics Research, Sage, 2013

    Conferences

    L. Conde Bento, R. Parafita, U. J. Nunes, An Intelligent Traffic Management at Intersections legacy mode for vehicles not equipped with V2V and V2I Communications, IEEE 16th Int. Conf. on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC 2013), The Netherlands, 2013

    C. Dos Santos Raposo, J. P. Barreto, U. J. Nunes, Fast and Accurate Calibration of a Kinect Sensor, 3DV2013- 3rd Joint 3DIM/3DPVT Conference, Seattle, 2013

    L. Oliveira, U. J. Nunes, Pedestrian Detection Based on LIDAR-Driven Sliding Window and Relational Parts-Based Detection, IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV2013), Australia, 2013

    M. Santos, M. Linder, L. Schnitman, U. J. Nunes, L. Oliveira, Learning to Segment Roads for Traffic Analysis in Urban Images, IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV2013), Australia, 2013

    R. Parafita, G. Pires, U. J. Nunes, A spacecraft game controlled with a brain-computer interface using SSVEP with phase tagging, IEEE 2nd Int.l Conf. on Serious Games and Applications for Health (SEGAH 2013), Vilamoura, Portugal, 2013

2012

    Journals

    G. Pires, U. J. Nunes, M. Castelo-Branco, Comparison of a row-column speller vs. a novel lateral single-character speller: Assessment of BCI for severe motor disabled patients, CLINICAL NEUROPHYSIOLOGY, 123(6), pp. 1168-1181, Elsevier, 2012

    P. Fernandes, U. J. Nunes, Platooning With IVC-Enabled Autonomous Vehicles: Strategies to Mitigate Communication Delays, Improve Safety and Traffic Flow, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 13(1), pp. 91-106, 2012

    M. A. Sotelo, J. W. C. Van Lint, U. J. Nunes, L. B. Vlacic, M. Chowdhury, Introduction to the Special Section on Emergent Cooperative Technologies in Intelligent Transportation Systems, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol. 13, Number 1, 2012

    F. Vasconcelos, J. P. Barreto, U. J. Nunes, A Minimal Solution for the Extrinsic Calibration of a Camera and a Laser-Rangefinder, IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, IEEE, 2012
    http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/TPAMI.2012.18
    http://www2.isr.uc.pt/~jpbar/Publication_Source/pami2012.pdf
    WOS:000308755000003

    Book Sections

    A. Petrovskaya, M. Perrollaz, L. Oliveira, L. Spinello, R. Triebel, A. Makris, J. D. Yoder, C. Laugier, U. J. Nunes, P. Bessière, Awareness of Road Scene Participants for Autonomous Driving, Book Chapter In Handbook of Intelligent Vehicles (Editor Azim Eskandarian), pp. 1383-1432, Springer, 2012

    Conferences

    M. Antunes, J. P. Barreto, C. Premebida, U. J. Nunes, Can stereo vision replace a Laser Rangefinder?, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2012), Vilamoura, Portugal, 2012

    A. Barata Pires Lopes, G. Pires, U. J. Nunes, RobChair: Experiments Evaluating Brain-Computer Interface to Steer a Semi-autonomous Wheelchair, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2012), Vilamoura, Portugal, 2012

    M. Silva, F. Moita, U. J. Nunes, L. Artur da Silva Garrote, H. Faria, J. Ruivo Carvalho Paulo, ISRobotCar: The Autonomous Electric Vehicle Project, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2012), Vilamoura, Portugal, 2012

    A. de Almeida, U. J. Nunes, Foreword , 2 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems , art. no. 6385445, 2012

    L. Conde Bento, U. J. Nunes, R. Parafita, Inter-Vehicle Sensor Fusion for Accurate Vehicle Localization Supported by V2V and V2I Communications, 15th International IEEE Annual Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC 2012), Anchorage, USA, 2012

    L. Conde Bento, U. J. Nunes, R. Parafita, Road Intersection Intelligent Traffic Management Supported by Inter-Vehicle Sensor Fusion, 15th International IEEE Annual Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC 2012), Anchorage, USA, 2012

    P. Fernandes, U. J. Nunes, Platooning With DSRC-based IVC-Enabled Autonomous Vehicles: Adding Infrared Communications for IVC Reliability Improvement, IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV'2012), Alcalá de Henares, Spain, 2012

    S. Khalighi, P. Tirdad, F. Pak, U. J. Nunes, Shift and Rotation Invariant Iris Feature Extraction based on Non-Subsampled Contourlet Transform and GLCM, International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods (ICPRAM 2012), Vilamoura, Portugal, 2012

    M. Silva, L. Artur da Silva Garrote, F. Moita, M. Martins, U. J. Nunes, Autonomous Electric Vehicle: Steering and Path-Following Control Systems, 16th IEEE Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference (MELECON 2012), Tunisia, 2012

    G. Pires, U. J. Nunes, Evaluation of brain-computer interfaces in accessing computer and other devices by people with severe motor impairments, in Procedia Computer Science, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Software Development for Enhancing Accessibility and Fighting Info-exclusion (DSAI 2012)), Vol. 14, Pages 283–292, Portugal, 2012

    T. Sousa, D. Oliveira, S. Khalighi, G. Pires, U. J. Nunes, Neurophysiologic and statistical analysis of failures in automatic sleep classification, International Conference on Biosignals 2012, Vilamoura, Algarve, 2012

    S. Khalighi, T. Sousa, U. J. Nunes, Adaptive Sleep Stage Classification under Covariate Shift, 34th Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference (EMBC 2012), San Diego, USA, 2012

2011

    Journals

    G. Pires, U. J. Nunes, M. Castelo-Branco, Statistical Spatial Filtering for a P300-based BCI: Tests in able-bodied, and Patients with Cerebral Palsy and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Journal of Neuroscience Methods, Vol.195, Issue 2, Elsevier, 2011

    Conferences

    G. Pires, P. Torres, N. Casaleiro, U. J. Nunes, M. Castelo-Branco, Playing Tetris with non-invasive BCI”, IEEE 1st International Conference on Serious Games and Applications for Health (SeGAH 2011), Braga, 2011

    M. Urbano, J. A. Fonseca, U. J. Nunes, H. Zeilinger, Extending a Smart Wheelchair Navigation by Stress Sensors, 16th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA), Toulouse, FRANCE, 2011
    WOS:000297542900239

    O. Ludwig, C. Premebida, U. J. Nunes, R. Araújo, Evaluation of Boosting-SVM and SRM-SVM Cascade Classifiers in Laser and Vision-based Pedestrian, Proc. 14th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC 2011), Washington DC, USA, 2011
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ITSC.2011.6082909
    WOS:000298654700258

    P. Fernandes, U. J. Nunes, Algorithms for Management of a Multi-Platooning System of IVC-enabled Autonomous Vehicles, with High Traffic Capacity, In Proceedings of the 14th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC 2011), Washington DC, USA, 2011

    S. Khalighi, T. Sousa, D. Oliveira, G. Pires, U. J. Nunes, Efficient Feature Selection for Sleep Staging Based on Maximal Overlap Discrete Wavelet Transform and SVM, 33rd Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference (EMBC11), USA, 2011

    G. Pires, U. J. Nunes, M. Castelo-Branco, GIBS Block Speller: Toward a Gaze-Independent P300-Based BCI”, 33rd International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC11), USA, 2011

    A. Barata Pires Lopes, G. Pires, L. Vaz, U. J. Nunes, Wheelchair Navigation Assisted by Human-machine Shared-control and a P300-based BCI”, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2011), USA, 2011

    R. Maia, M. Silva, R. Araújo, U. J. Nunes, Electric Vehicle Simulator for Energy Consumption Studies in Electrical Mobility Systems, Proc. IEEE Forum on Integrated and Sustainable Transportation System (FISTS 2011), pp.228-233, Vienna, Austria, 2011
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/FISTS.2011.5973655

2010

    Journals

    O. Ludwig, U. J. Nunes, Novel Maximum-Margin Training Algorithms for Supervised Neural Networks, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, vol.21, issue 6, pp. 972-984, 2010

    L. Oliveira, U. J. Nunes, P. Peixoto, M. Silva, F. Moita, Semantic Fusion of Laser and Vision in Pedestrian Detection, Pattern Recognition, Vol. 43, Issue 10, Elsevier, 2010

    L. Oliveira, U. J. Nunes, P. Peixoto, On Exploration of Classifier Ensemble Synergism in Pedestrian Detection, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol.11, n.1, 2010

    Books

    A. de Almeida, C. Patrão, P. Fonseca, R. Araújo, U. J. Nunes, SELINA - Standby and Off-Mode Energy Losses , ISBN: 978-972-8822-21-7, 2010

    Conferences

    C. Premebida, O. Ludwig, M. Silva, U. J. Nunes, A Cascade Classifier applied in Pedestrian Detection using Laser and Image-based Features, in 13th IEEE ITSC2010, Funchal, Portugal, 2010

    P. Fernandes, U. J. Nunes, Platooning of autonomous vehicles with intervehicle communications in SUMO traffic simulator, in 13th IEEE ITSC2010, Funchal, Portugal, 2010

    A. Barata Pires Lopes, U. J. Nunes, L. Vaz, Assisted Navigation based on Shared-control, using Discrete and Sparse Human-Machine Interfaces, Proc. 32nd IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2010

    R. Rodrigues, J. P. Barreto, U. J. Nunes, Camera Pose Estimation Using Images of Planar Mirror Reflections, 11th European Conference on Computer Vision, Vol. 6314, p.p 382-395, Heraklion, Greece, 2010

    A. Barata Pires Lopes, U. J. Nunes, L. Vaz, Assisted Navigation Training based on Shared-Control using Sparse and Discrete Human-machine Interfaces, 32nd International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC’10), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2010

    H. Simões, G. Pires, U. J. Nunes, V. Silva, Feature Extraction and Selection for Automatic Sleep Staging using EEG, 7th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics, Funchal, Madeira Island, Portugal, 2010

    L. Oliveira, U. J. Nunes, Context-aware Pedestrian Detection Using LIDAR, in IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, S.Diego, USA, 2010

2009

    Journals

    O. Ludwig, U. J. Nunes, R. Araújo, L. Schnitman, H. Lepikson, Applications of Information Theory, Genetic Agorithms, and Neural Models to Predict Oil Flow, Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, Vol. 14, No. 7 , pp. 2870-2885, Elsevier, 2009
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cnsns.2008.12.011
    WOS:000264147400005

    U. J. Nunes, C. Laugier, M. Trivedi, Introducing Perception, Planning and Navigation for Intelligent Vehicles, Special Issue of IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol. 10(3), 2009

    C. Premebida, O. Ludwig, U. J. Nunes, LIDAR and vision-based pedestrian detection system, Journal of Field Robotics, 26(9), pp.696-711, Wiley, 2009

    Conferences

    A. Barata Pires Lopes, U. J. Nunes, J. Matsuura, A Rule-based Lens Modeling Approach for Assisted Navigation Training, in Proc. IEEE Industrial Electronics Conference, Porto, Portugal, 2009

    A. Barata Pires Lopes, U. J. Nunes, Assisted Navigation Training, 35th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON’09), Porto, Portugal, 2009

    C. Premebida, O. Ludwig, J. Matsuura, U. J. Nunes, Exploring Sensor Fusion Schemes for Pedestrian Detection in Urban Scenarios, in Proc. IEEE/RSJ IROS2009 Workshop on: Safe Navigation in Open and Dynamic Environments, St. Louis, MO, USA, 2009

    C. Premebida, O. Ludwig, U. J. Nunes, Exploiting LIDAR-based Features on Pedestrian Detection in Urban Scenarios, In: Proc. of the IEEE ITSC 2009, USA, 2009

    O. Ludwig, D. Delgado, V. Gonçalves, U. J. Nunes, Trainable Classifier-Fusion Schemes: an Application to Pedestrian Detection, 12th Int. IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference (ITSC09), S. Louis, USA, 2009

    G. Pires, U. J. Nunes, A Brain Computer Interface Methodology Based on a Visual P300 Paradigm, in: IEEE/RSJ Int. Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2009), S.Louis, USA, 2009

    A. Barata Pires Lopes, U. J. Nunes, An Assisted Navigation Training Framework Based on Judgment Theory Using Sparse and Discrete Human-Machine Interfaces, in 31th Int. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference (EMBC 2009), USA, 2009

    A. Barata Pires Lopes, U. J. Nunes, An Assisted Navigation Training Framework using Sparse and Discrete Human-machine Interfaces, 31st International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC’09), Minneapolis, USA, 2009

    R. Solea, A. Filipescu, U. J. Nunes, Sliding-Mode Control for Trajectory-Tracking of a Wheeled Mobile Robot in Presence of Uncertainties, 7th Asian Control Conference (ASCC 2009), Hong Kong, China, 2009

    M. Urbano, J. A. Fonseca, U. J. Nunes, A. R. Lopes, A New Approach for Operating Powered Wheelchairs by People with Severe Impairments, in: Int. Conference on Software Development for Enhancing Accessibility and Fighting Info-exclusion (DSAI 2009), Lisboa, Portugal, 2009

    G. Pires, U. J. Nunes, M. Castelo-Branco, P300 Spatial Filtering and Coherence-based Channel Selection, in: Proc. 4th Int. IEEE EMBS on Neural Engineering (NER09), Antalya, Turkey, 2009

    A. Ribeiro, A. Sirgado, J. Aperta, A. Barata Pires Lopes, J. Guilherme, P. Correia, G. Pires, U. J. Nunes, A Low-cost EEG Stand-alone for Brain Computer Interface, in Proc. 2nd Int. Conf. on Biodemical Electronics and Devices (Biodevices 2009), Porto, Portugal, 2009

2008

    Journals

    R. Araújo, U. J. Nunes, L. Oliveira, P. Sousa, P. Peixoto, Support Vector Machines and Features for Environment Perception in Mobile Robotics, In: Lakhmi C. Jain, Mika Sato-Ilic, Maria Virvou, George A. Tsihrintzis, Valentina Emilia Balas, Canicious Abeynayake (Eds.) 'Computational Intelligence Paradigms: Innovative Applications', Studies in Computational Intelligence, Vol. SCI 137, pp. 219-250, Springer-Verlag Berlin , Heidelberg, Germany, 2008
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-79474-5_11

    U. J. Nunes, H. Rakha, Y. Wang, D. H. Lee, Special Issue of IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems: Special Issue on ITSC06, of the IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol.9, n.1, 2008

    Book Sections

    L. Labakhua, U. J. Nunes, R. Rodrigues, F. Silva Leite, Smooth trajectory planning for fully automated passengers vehicles: spline and clothoid based methods and its simulation, In: Informatics in Control Automation and Robotics, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, vol.15, part II, p.169-182, 2008

    Conferences

    O. Ludwig, U. J. Nunes, Improving the Generalization Properties of Neural Networks: an Application to Vehicle Detection, in 11th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems - ITSC 2008, Beijing, China, 2008

    L. Oliveira, U. J. Nunes, On Integration of Features and Classifiers for Robust Vehicle Detection, in 11th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems - ITSC 2008, Beijing, China, 2008

    G. Pires, U. J. Nunes, M. Castelo-Branco, Brain Computer Interface Approaches to Control Mobile Robotic Devices, on Advances in Mobile Robotics, World Scientific, Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots and the Support Technologies for Mobile Machines, pp 489-496, Coimbra, Portugal, 2008

    L. Oliveira, R. Britto, U. J. Nunes, On Using Cell Broadband Engine for Object Detection in ITS, in IEEE IROS 2008 2nd Workshop on Planning, Perception and Navigation for Intelligent Vehicles, Nice, France, 2008

    M. Urbano, J. A. Fonseca, U. J. Nunes, L. Figueiredo, Adaptation of Powered Wheelchairs for Quadriplegic Patients with Reduced Strength, in ETFA 2008 - 13th IEEE Conference on Emerging Technologies & Factory Automation, Hamburg, 2008

    G. Pires, M. Castelo-Branco, U. J. Nunes, Visual P300-based BCI to steer a Wheelchair: a Bayesian Approach, in Proceedings of the 30th Annual International IEEE EMBS Conference, pp. 658-661, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 2008

    O. Ludwig, U. J. Nunes, R. Araújo, Comparison Study of Redundant Sensor Fusion in Autonomous Vehicle Navigation, in proceedings of the CONTROLO 2008 Conference, 8th Portuguese Conference on Automatic Control, pp. 719-725, Vila Real, Portugal, 2008

    O. Ludwig, U. J. Nunes, R. Araújo, L. Schnitman, H. Lepikson, Applications of Entropy and Neural Models to Predict Oil Flow, Proc. 2nd Conference on Nonlinear Science and Complexity (NSC 2008), pp. 1-13, Porto, Portugal, 2008

    P. Fernandes, U. J. Nunes, Multi-Agent Architecture for Simulation of Traffic with Communications, in ICINCO 2008 - International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation & Robotics, Funchal, Portugal, 2008

    R. Solea, U. J. Nunes, Robotic wheelchair control considering user comfort: modeling and experimental evaluation, in ICINCO 2008 - International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation & Robotics, Funchal, Portugal, 2008

2007

    Journals

    F. Moita, A. Barata Pires Lopes, U. J. Nunes, A fast firing binaural system for ultrasonic pattern recognition, Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Vol. 50, n.º2, pages 141-162, Springer-Verlag, 2007

    U. J. Nunes, L. Conde Bento, Data Fusion and path-following controllers comparison for autonomous vehicles, in Nonlinear dynamics Journal, Vol.49, pp.445-462, Springer-Verlag, 2007

    R. Solea, U. J. Nunes, Trajectory planning and sliding-mode control based trajectory-tracking for cybercars, Integrated Computer-aided Engineering, Int. Journal, vol.14, n.1, pp.33-47, IOS Press, 2007

    Conferences

    J. Xavier, U. J. Nunes, Multi-Robot Interaction using Finite State Grammars, in LangRo’2007 - Symposium on Language and Robots, Aveiro, Portugal, 2007

    M. Silva, C. Gomes, U. J. Nunes, Battery Pack Soc and Fault Detection System with Low Cost 8 Pin Pic and CAN, in CEE'07 - 2nd International Conference on Electrical Engineering, Coimbra, Portugal, 2007

    C. Premebida, G. Monteiro, U. J. Nunes, P. Peixoto, A Lidar and Vision-based Approach for Pedestrian and Vehicle Detection and Tracking, In: Proc. of the IEEE ITSC 2007, pp- 1044 - 1049, Seattle, USA, 2007

    A. Barata Pires Lopes, F. Moita, U. J. Nunes, R. Solea, An Outdoor Guidepath navigation System for AMRs based on Robust Detection of Magnetic Markers, in 12th IEEE Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA 2007), Patras, Greece, 2007

    P. Sousa, R. Araújo, U. J. Nunes, L. Alves, A. Barata Pires Lopes, Real-Time Architecture for Mobile Assistant Robots, Proc.12th IEEE Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA 2007), pp. 965-972, Patras, Greece, 2007
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ETFA.2007.4416888
    WOS:000254117100143

    P. Fernandes, U. J. Nunes, Vehicle communications: a short survey, in IADIS Telecommunications, Networks and Systems, Lisboa, Portugal, 2007

    F. Moita, A. Barata Pires Lopes, U. J. Nunes, Magnetic Sensing Ruler for Intelligent Vehicles: Robust 3D Detection of Magnetic Marker, in XCLEEE - 10th Portuguese-Spanish Congress in Electrical Engineering, Funchal, Portugal, 2007

    P. Fernandes, U. J. Nunes, Inter-vehicle Communications: a Short Survey, In Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference of Telecommunications, Networks and Systems 2007, Lisboa, Portugal, 2007

    P. Sousa, R. Araújo, U. J. Nunes, Real-Time Labeling of Places Using Support Vector Machines, Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE 2007), pp. 2022-2027, Vigo, Spain, 2007
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISIE.2007.4374918
    WOS:000252265104050

    L. Oliveira, P. Peixoto, U. J. Nunes, A hierachical fuzzy integration of local and global feature-based classifiers to recognize objects in autonomous vehicles, in ICRA07 Workshop on Planning, Perception and Navigation for Intelligent Vehicles, Rome, Italy, 2007

2006

    Journals

    L. Marques, U. J. Nunes, A. de Almeida, Particle swarm-based olfactory guided search, Autonomous Robots Journal, Special Issue on "Mobile Robot Olfaction”, Vol. 20, N. 3, pp. 277-287, Springer, 2006
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10514-006-7567-0

    Conferences

    C. Premebida, U. J. Nunes, A Multi-Target Tracking and GMM-Classifier for Intelligent Vehicles, In: Proc. of the IEEE ITSC 2006, pp. 313-318, Toronto, Canada, 2006

    G. Monteiro, C. Premebida, P. Peixoto, U. J. Nunes, Tracking and Classification of Dynamic Obstacles Using Laser Ranger Finder and Vision, In: Proc. IEEE/RSJ Worshop on: Safe Navigation in Open and Dynamic Environmentts hold at the IROS2006, Beijing, China, 2006

    R. Solea, U. J. Nunes, Trajectory planning with velocity planner for fully-automated passenger vehicles, in Proc. of the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference 2006 (ITSC 2006), Toronto, Canada, 2006

    R. Solea, U. J. Nunes, A. Filipescu, Trajectory planning and sliding mode control for WMR Trajectory-tracking and Path-following respecting human comfort travel, in Proc. of the 7th Portuguese Conference on Automatic Control (CONTROLO'2006), Lisboa, Portugal, 2006

    L. Labakhua, U. J. Nunes, R. Rodrigues, F. Silva Leite, Smooth Trajectory planning for fully-automated passenger vehicles: spline and clothoid based methods and its simulation, in ICINCO 2006 - Robotics and Automation, Setúbal, Portugal, 2006

2005

    Journals

    P. Coelho, U. J. Nunes, Path Following Control of Mobile Robots in presence of Uncertainties, in IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol.21, n.2, pp.252-261, 2005

    U. J. Nunes, M. Parent, Special Issue on Robotic Technologies for Intelligent Road Vehicles, of the "Autonomous Robots", vol.19 (2), Springer, 2005

    Conferences

    C. Premebida, U. J. Nunes, Segmentation and Geometric Primitives Extraction from 2D Laser Range Data for Mobile Robot Applications, In: Proc. 5rd National Festival of Robotics Scientific Meeting (ROBOTICA), pp- 17-25, Coimbra, Portugal, 2005

    L. Conde Bento, U. J. Nunes, F. Moita, A. Surrécio, Sensor Fusion for Precise Autonomous Vehicle Navigation in Outdoor Semi-structured Environments, in 8th IEEE Int. Conf. on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC2005), Austria, 2005

    A. Filipescu, U. J. Nunes, S. Stamatescu, Discrete-Time Sliding-Mode WMR Control Based on Parameter Identification, in Proc. of the 16th IFAC World Congress, Prague, 2005

    V. Silva, J. A. Fonseca, U. J. Nunes, R. T. Maia, Communications Requirements for Autonomous Mobile Robots: Analysis and Examples, 6th IFAC Int. Symposium on Fieldbus Systems and their Applications (FeT 2005), Mexico, 2005

    A. Surrécio, U. J. Nunes, R. Araújo, Fusion of Odometry with Magnetic Sensors Using Kalman Filters and Augmented System Models for Mobile Robot Navigation, in IEEE Int. Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE2005), Dubrovnik, Croatia, 2005

    J. Xavier, J. Dias, D. Castro, A. Ruano, U. J. Nunes, Fast Line, Arc/Circle and Leg Detection from Laser Scan Data in a Player Driver, in IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2005), Barcelona, Spain, 2005

    L. Labakhua, U. J. Nunes, R. Rodrigues, F. Silva Leite, Trajectory Planning Methods for Autonomous Car-Like Vehicles, in Proc. of the 12th Int. Symp. SINTES12, Craiova, Romania, 2005

2004

    Journals

    L. Conde Bento, U. J. Nunes, Autonomous Navigation Control with Magnetic Markers Guidance of a Cybernetic Car Using Fuzzy Logic, in Machine Intelligence & Robotic Control, vol.6, n.1, pp.1-10, Cyber Scientific, 2004

    A. Filipescu, U. J. Nunes, F. Silva Leite, Discrete-time sliding-mode adaptive wheeled mobile robot control, Transactions on Automatic Control and Computer Science, vol.49 (63), n.1, p.211-216, 2004

    R. Cortesão, R. Koeppe, U. J. Nunes, G. Hirzinger, Data Fusion for Robotic Assembly Tasks Based on Human Skills, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol.20(6), pp.941-952, 2004

    A. Filipescu, F. Silva Leite, U. J. Nunes, Discrete-Time Sliding-Mode WMR Trajectory Tracking Based on Parameter Identification, in Trans. on Automatic Control and Computer Science, vol.49(63), n.1, Scientific Bulletin of "Politehnica", Scientific Bulletin of "Politehnica", 2004

    U. J. Nunes, J. T. Machado, Special Issue on Selected papers from ICAR 2003, of the "Advanced Robotics; the Int. Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan", vol.18, n.8, 2004

    Conferences

    A. Mendes, U. J. Nunes, Situation-based Multi-target Detection and Tracking with Laserscanner in Outdoor Semi-structured Environment, in: Proc. of 2004 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (2004 IEEE/SRJ), pp. 88-93, Sendai, Japan, 2004

    A. Filipescu, F. Silva Leite, U. J. Nunes, Robust Discrete-Time Adaptive Sliding Mode WMR Trajectory Tracking and Parameter Identification, in Proc. of the 12th International Symposium on Modeling, Simulation and System's Identification (SIMSIS-12), Galati, Romania, 2004

    R. T. Maia, R. Cortesão, U. J. Nunes, Differential - Drive Mobile Robot Robust Motion Control, in Proc. of the 6th Portuguese Conference on Automatic Control (CONTROLO 2004), pp. 115-120, Faro, Portugal, 2004

    M. Barata, U. J. Nunes, L. Conde Bento, A. Mendes, Data Fusion of Wheel Encoders and Magnetic Sensors for Autonomous Vehicles Navigation, in Proc. of the 6th Portuguese Conference on Automatic Control (CONTROLO 2004), Faro, Portugal, 2004

    A. Mendes, L. Conde Bento, U. J. Nunes, Multi-target Detection and Traccking with a Laserscanner, in Proc. of Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (2004 IEEE), pp. 796-801, Parma, Italy, 2004

    A. Valejo, T. Meisner, J. Dias, U. J. Nunes, Cybernetic Transport Systems in Coimbra, Evaluation and Demostration for CyberMove Project, EET_04, No.35, pp. 1-11, Coimbra, Portugal, 2004

    P. Coelho, U. J. Nunes, Path Following Control of a Robotic Wheelchair, in Proc. of the 5th IFAC/EURON Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles (IAV 2004), pp. 166-171, Lisboa, Portugal, 2004

    D. Castro, U. J. Nunes, A. Ruano, Feature Extraction for Moving Objects Tracking System in Indoor Environments, in Proc. of the 5th IFAC/EURON Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles (IAV 2004), pp. 329-334, Lisboa, Portugal, 2004

2003

    Journals

    P. Coelho, U. J. Nunes, Lie Algebra Application to Mobile Robot Control: A Tutorial, in Robotica, vol.21, pp.483-493, University Cambridge Press, 2003

    U. J. Nunes, J. A. Fonseca, L. Almeida, R. Araújo, R. T. Maia, Using Distributed Systems in Real-Time Control of Autonomous Vehicles, in Robotica, vol.21, pp.271-281, University Cambridge Press, 2003

    U. J. Nunes, M. Parent, Special Issue on Robotic Technologies for Intelligent Vehicles, in the Int. Journal & Machine Intelligence and Robotic Control, vol.5 (3), Cyber Scientific, Japan, 2003

    Book Sections

    L. Marques, U. J. Nunes, A. de Almeida, SpreadNose: Distributed agents for environmental monitoring, Sensors for Environmental Control, P. Siciliano (Ed.), pp. 234-238, World Scientific Pub., 2003

    Conferences

    F. Moita, U. J. Nunes, Mapping with a Binaural System, in: Proc. of Int. Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT 2003), pp.117-122, Maribor, Slovenia, 2003

    L. Marques, U. J. Nunes, A. de Almeida, Odour Searching with Autonomous Mobile Robots: An Evolutionary-based Approach, in: Proc. of the 11th Int. Conference on Advanced Robotics (ICAR 2003), pp 494-500, Coimbra, Portugal, 2003

    A. Mendes, L. Conde Bento, U. J. Nunes, Path-Tracking Controller with an Anti-Collision Behavior of a Bi-steerable Cybernetic Car, 9th IEEE Int. Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA 2003), pp. 613-619, Lisboa, Portugal, 2003

    R. T. Maia, R. Cortesão, U. J. Nunes, V. Silva, J. A. Fonseca, Robust Low-level Motion Control of WMR with Stochastic Active Observers, in: Proc. of the 11th Int. Conference on Advanced Robotics (ICAR 2003), pp 878-882, Coimbra, Portugal, 2003

    L. Conde Bento, U. J. Nunes, A. Mendes, M. Parent, Path Tracking Controller of a bi-steerable Cybernetic Car using Fuzzy Logic, in: Proc. of the 11th Int. Conference on Advanced Robotics (ICAR 2003), pp 1556-1561, Coimbra, Portugal, 2003

    F. Moita, U. J. Nunes, Ultrasonic Reflectors Recognition with a Fast Firing System, in: Proc. of SICICA 2003 - 5th IFAC Int. Symposium on Intelligent Components and Instruments for Control Applications, pp 313-318, Aveiro, Portugal, 2003

2002

    Journals

    G. Pires, U. J. Nunes, A Wheelchair Steered through Voice Commands and Assisted by a Reactive Fuzzy-Logic Controller, in Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, n.34, pp.301-314, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002

    A. Mendes, L. Marques, U. J. Nunes, Cybermouse: Robô móvel modular para aplicações didácticas, Robótica, nº 48-49, pp. 12-17, 2002

    L. Marques, U. J. Nunes, A. de Almeida, Olfaction-based Mobile Robot Navigation, in Thin Solid Films, n.418, pp.51-58, Elsevier Science, 2002
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0040-6090(02)00593-X

    R. Araújo, U. J. Nunes, Adaptive-Resolution Map Building Approach for Robot Navigation in Dynamic Environments, in Machine Intelligence & Robotic Control, vol.4, n.2, pp.61-70, Cyber Scientific, 2002

    A. Mendes, L. Marques, U. J. Nunes, Cybermouse: Robô móvel modular para aplicações didácticas, Electrónica e Telecomunicações, Revista do DETUA, Vol. 3, nº 6, pp. 522-529, 2002

    Conferences

    L. Marques, U. J. Nunes, A. de Almeida, SpreadNose: Distributed agents for environmental monitoring, Int. Workshop on New Developments on Sensors for Environmental Control (EnvSens 2002), 2002

    L. Marques, U. J. Nunes, A. de Almeida, Cooperative Odour Field Exploration with Genetic Algorithms, in Proc. 5th Portuguese Conf. On Automatic Control (CONTROLO 2002), pp. 138-143, Aveiro, Portugal, 2002

    A. Mendes, L. Marques, U. J. Nunes, Cybermouse: Robô móvel modular para aplicações didácticas, Robótica 2002, Univ. de Aveiro, 2002

2001

    Conferences

    L. Marques, U. J. Nunes, A. de Almeida, Olfaction Based Mobile Robot Navigation, in Proc. 1st Int. School on Gas Sensors, Lecce, Italy, 2001

    L. Marques, U. J. Nunes, A. de Almeida, Modulation Method for Low-Cost Implementation of Optoelectronic Reflective Sensors, in Proc. 10th Int. Conf. on Sensors Transducers and Systems (SENSOR2001), Vol. II, pp.585-590, Nurenberg, Germany, 2001

2000

    Journals

    R. Cortesão, R. Koeppe, U. J. Nunes, G. Hirzinger, Force Control with a Kalman Active Observer Applied in a Robotic Transfer System, Machine Intelligence & Robotic Control, Special Issue on “Force Control of Advanced Robotic Systems”, vol.2, n.2, pp.59-68, Cyber Scientific, 2000

    U. J. Nunes, R. Araújo, L. Marques, Towards Intelligent Machines: Theory, Technology, and Experiments, in Int. Journal of Systems Analysis Modelling and Simulation, vol.38, pp.157-173, Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, 2000

    U. J. Nunes, L. Villani, Special Issue on Force Control of Advanced Robotic Systems, of the Int. Journal & Machine Intelligence and Robotic Control, vol.2, n.2, Cyber Scientific, Japan, 2000

1999

    Journals

    L. Marques, U. J. Nunes, A. de Almeida, Sensor Optoelectrónico Reflectivo com Potência de Emissão Variável e Detecção Digital, Anais da Engenharia e Tecnologia Electrotécnica, Vol. IV, nº 7, pp. 64-68, 1999

    Book Sections

    L. Marques, J. Lobo, J. Dias, U. J. Nunes, A. de Almeida, Sensors for Legged Robots, Proc. 2nd International Workshop on Climbing & Walking Robots, Gurvinder Virk (Ed.), pp. 33-58, Portsmouth, UK, 1999

    Conferences

    L. Marques, U. J. Nunes, A. de Almeida, Opto3D: A New Distance and Orientation Sensor for Robotics, in Proc. 9th Int. Conf. on Sensors Transducers and Systems (SENSOR99), pp.445-450, Nurenberg, Germany, 1999

    L. Marques, J. Lobo, J. Dias, U. J. Nunes, A. de Almeida, Sensors for Legged Robots, 2nd Int. Workshop on Climbing & Walking Robots (CLAWAR99), pp. 33-58, Portsmouth, UK, 1999

1998

    Book Sections

    J. Lobo, L. Marques, J. Dias, U. J. Nunes, A. de Almeida, Sensors for Mobile Robot Navigation, Autonomous Robotic Systems, Aníbal T. de Almeida and Oussama Khatib (Eds), Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences 236, pp. 50-81, Springer-Verlag, 1998

    Conferences

    L. Marques, U. J. Nunes, A. de Almeida, A New 3D Optical Triangulation Sensor for Robotics, in Proc. 5th Workshop on Advanced Motion Control (AMC98), pp.512-517, Coimbra, Portugal, 1998

    R. Araújo, U. J. Nunes, L. Marques, Toward Intelligent Machines: Theories, Technologies and Experiments, Third European Robotics, Intelligent Systems & Control Conference (EURISCON'98), pp. 27, Athens, Greece, 1998

1997

    Conferences

    D. Castro, L. Marques, U. J. Nunes, A. de Almeida, Tactile Force Control Feedback in a Parallel Jaw Gripper, in IEEE Int. Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE97), pg. 884-888, Guimarães, Portugal, 1997

1996

    Journals

    R. Araújo, U. J. Nunes, A. de Almeida, 3-D Surface-Tracking with a Robotic Manipulator, Int. Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, n.15, pp.401-417, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1996

    U. J. Nunes, P. M. Faia, A. de Almeida, Sensor-based 3-D autonomous surface-following control, Transactions of IMACS (Int. Association for Mathematics and Computers in Simulation): Int. Journal of Mathematics and Computer in Simulation, Special Issue on Robotics and Intelligent Systems, n.41, pp.429-444, 1996

    L. Marques, U. J. Nunes, A. de Almeida, Laser Range Finder Para Robótica Móvel, Anais da Engenharia e Tecnologia Electrotécnica, Vol. 1, nº 1, pg. 9-12, 1996

    Conferences

    L. Marques, D. Castro, U. J. Nunes, A. de Almeida, Optoelectronic Proximity Sensor for Robotics Applications, in Proc. 8’th IEEE Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conf. (MELECON96), pp.1351-1354, Bari, Italy, 1996

1995

    Conferences

    D. Castro, L. Marques, U. J. Nunes, Preensão com Recurso a Informação Táctil e Optoelectrónica para Tarefas de Manuseamento com Incerteza Posicional, in Proc. 4as JLEEE, pp. 1585-1592, Porto, Portugal, 1995

    L. Marques, D. Castro, U. J. Nunes, A. de Almeida, Sensor de Proximidade Optoelectrónico para Gripper, in Proc. 4as JLEEE, pp. 1593-1600, Porto, Portugal, 1995

    C. Simões, P. Mendes, L. Marques, U. J. Nunes, A. de Almeida, Desenvolvimento de um Laser Range Finder, in Proc. 2º Encontro Nacional do Colégio de Engenharia Electrotécnica, pp. 159-168, Lisboa, Portugal, 1995

1994

    Conferences

    L. Marques, F. Moita, U. J. Nunes, A. de Almeida, 3D Laser-Based Sensor for Robotics, in Proc. 7th IEEE Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conf. (MELECON94), pp. 1328-1331, Antalia, Turkey, 1994

1990

    Journals

    A. de Almeida, U. J. Nunes, J. Dias, H. Araújo, J. Batista, A Distributed System for Robotic Multi-Sensor Integration, Industrial Metrology, Int. Journal Autom. Measurement & Control, n.1, pp.217-229, 1990

1988

    Conferences

    A. de Almeida, H. Fachada, J. Dias, P. Menezes, P. Amaro, U. J. Nunes, Low Cost - High Performance Servo Pneumatic Manipulators with Sensor Feedback, In “IEEE Conf. on Intelligent Control”, Philadelphia, USA, 1988

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