Cristiano Premebida

    Name: Cristiano Premebida, Ph.D.
    Position: Assistant Professor
    Website: https://home.isr.uc.pt/~cpremebida/
    Office: Gab. 3.1
    Internal Phone: 239 796 319
    Email: cpremebida@isr.uc.pt




    Dr Cristiano Premebida is Assistant Professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Coimbra, Portugal, where he is part of the institute of systems and robotics (ISR-UC). His main research interests are autonomous vehicles, autonomous robots, field/agricultural robotics, robotic perception, cooperative/connected intelligent transport systems (C-ITS), ADAS, machine learning, and sensor fusion. C. Premebida has collaborated on research projects in the areas related to C-ITS, autonomous driving, and applied machine learning, including national and international projects. He is IEEE-ITS society member, been serving as AE in the flagship conferences ITSC and IVS, and has regularly organized international workshops on automated driving, AI/ML perception, and C-ITS.

    Supervisor of:
    Tiago Barros da Silva, Research Engineer
    Gledson Melotti, Ph.D. Student
    Jorge Sampaio Silveira Júnior, Ph.D. Student




    Conferences

    Jack N.C. Hayton, T. Barros da Silva, C. Premebida, Matthew J. Coombes, U. J. Nunes, CNN-based Human Detection Using a 3D LiDAR onboard a UAV, IEEE International Conference on Autonomous Robot Systems and Competitions (ICARSC), Ponta Delgada, Portugal, 2020

    Books

    C. Premebida, G. Melotti, A. Asvadi, Classification for Autonomous Driving Perception, in RGB-D Image Analysis and Processing, Paul L. RosinYu-Kun LaiLing ShaoYonghuai Liu, Springer, 2019

    Book Sections

    C. Premebida, G. Melotti, A. Asvadi, RGB-D Object Classification for Autonomous Driving Perception, in RGB-D Image Analysis and Processing, Paul L. RosinYu-Kun LaiLing ShaoYonghuai Liu, Springer, 2019

    Conferences

    L. Artur da Silva Garrote, Miguel Torres, T. Barros da Silva, J. Perdiz, C. Premebida, U. J. Nunes, "Mobile Robot Localization with Reinforcement Learning Map Update Decision aided by an Absolute Indoor Positioning System", IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2019), Macau, China, 2019

    T. Barros da Silva, L. Artur da Silva Garrote, Ricardo Pereira, C. Premebida, U. J. Nunes, “Improving Localization by Learning Pole-like Landmarks Using a Semi-supervised Approach”, Fourth Iberian Robotics Conference (ROBOT 2019), Porto, 2019

    J. Pereira, C. Premebida, A. Asvadi, F. Cannata, L. Artur da Silva Garrote, U. J. Nunes, Test and Evaluation of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles in Real-world Scenarios, IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV), 14-19, 2019

    Journals

    A. Asvadi, L. Artur da Silva Garrote, C. Premebida, P. Peixoto, U. J. Nunes, Multimodal vehicle detection: fusing 3D-LIDAR and color camera data, Pattern Recognition Letters , Elsevier, 2018
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.patrec.2017.09.038

    Conferences

    G. Melotti, C. Premebida, N. Gonçalves, U. J. Nunes, D. R. Faria, Multimodal CNN Pedestrian Classification: A Study on Combining Lidar and Camera Data, 21st IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Hawaii, USA, 2018

    L. Artur da Silva Garrote, C. Premebida, D. Silva, U. J. Nunes, HMAPs Hybrid Height-Voxel Maps for Environment Representation, 2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2018), Madrid, Spain, 2018

    Journals

    C. Premebida, D. R. Faria, U. J. Nunes, Dynamic Bayesian Network for semantic place classification in mobile robotics, Autonomous Robots, vol. 41, 5, Springer, 2017
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10514-016-9600-2

    Book Sections

    C. Premebida, Francisco Souza, D. R. Faria, Dynamic Bayesian Network for time dependent classification problems in robotics, Chapter 15 of Book "Bayesian Inference, Javier Prieto Tejedor (Ed.), Intech, 2017
    http://dx.doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.70059

    A. Asvadi, L. Artur da Silva Garrote, C. Premebida, P. Peixoto, U. J. Nunes, Real-Time Deep ConvNet-Based Vehicle Detection Using 3D-LIDAR Reflection Intensity Data., In: Ollero A., Sanfeliu A., Montano L., Lau N., Cardeira C. (eds) ROBOT 2017: Third Iberian Robotics Conference. ROBOT 2017 Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 694, Springer, Cham, 2017
    https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-70836-2_39

    Conferences

    L. Artur da Silva Garrote, J. Rosa, J. Ruivo Carvalho Paulo, C. Premebida, P. Peixoto, U. J. Nunes, 3D point cloud downsampling for 2D indoor scene modelling in mobile robotics, IEEE International Conference on Autonomous Robot Systems and Competitions, ICARSC 2017, Coimbra, Portugal , 2017
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICARSC.2017.7964080

    J. Ruivo Carvalho Paulo, L. Artur da Silva Garrote, C. Premebida, A. Asvadi, D. Almeida, A. Barata Pires Lopes, P. Peixoto, An innovative robotic walker for mobility assistance and lower limbs rehabilitation, 5th Portuguese Meeting on Bioengineering, ENBENG 2017, Coimbra, Portugal , 2017
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ENBENG.2017.7889450

    R. Loureiro, A. Lopes, C. De Paulo Carona, D. Almeida, F. Da Cunha e Castro Faria, L. Artur da Silva Garrote, C. Premebida, U. J. Nunes, ISR-RobotHead: Robotic head with LCD-based emotional expressiveness, 5th IEEE Portuguese Meeting on Bioengineering (ENBENG), Coimbra, Portugal , 2017
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ENBENG.2017.7889437

    A. Asvadi, L. Artur da Silva Garrote, C. Premebida, P. Peixoto, U. J. Nunes, DepthCN: Vehicle Detection Using 3D-LIDAR and ConvNet, IEEE 20th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC 2017), Yokohama, Japan, 2017

    A. Asvadi, L. Artur da Silva Garrote, C. Premebida, P. Peixoto, U. J. Nunes, Real-Time Deep ConvNet-based Vehicle Detection Using 3D-LIDAR Reflection Intensity Data, Special Session on Autonomous Driving and Driver Assistance Systems, ROBOT 2017, Seville, Spain , 2017
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-70836-2_39

    J. Ruivo Carvalho Paulo, L. Artur da Silva Garrote, A. Asvadi, C. Premebida, P. Peixoto, Short-range gait pattern analysis for potential applications on assistive robotics, 26th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2017), Lisbon, Portugal , 2017
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ROMAN.2017.8172288

    D. R. Faria, M. Vieira, F. Da Cunha e Castro Faria, C. Premebida, Affective Facial Expressions Recognition for Human-Robot Interaction, 26th IEEE Int. Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2017), 2017
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ROMAN.2017.8172395

    Journals

    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

    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

    Conferences

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Michel 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

    Thesis

    C. Premebida, Pedestrian Detection using Laser and Vision., Ph.D. Thesis, University of Coimbra, Portugal, 2012, Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes

    Conferences

    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

    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

    Journals

    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

    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

    Conferences

    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

    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

    Thesis

    C. Premebida, Detecção e Classificacao de Objectos em Ambiente Exterior para Veiculos Autonomos, M.Sc. Thesis, Departamento de Engenharia Electrotécnica e de Computadores, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal, 2006, Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes

    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


    M.Sc. Thesis

    Miguel Torres, Exploiting particle-filter based fusion for mobile robot localization (9/2018) Supervised by Cristiano Premebida and Urbano J. Nunes


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


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


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