Ana Cristina Barata Pires Lopes

    Name: Ana Cristina Barata Pires Lopes, Ph.D.
    Position: Adjunct Professor
    Office: Gab 0.22
    Email: anacris@isr.uc.pt







    Supervisor of:
    Catarina Santos, M.Sc. Student




    Journals

    A. Brito, G. Pires, A. Barata Pires Lopes, Carlos Carona, U. J. Nunes, A Self-Paced BCI With a Collaborative Controller for Highly Reliable Wheelchair Driving: Experimental Tests With Physically Disabled Individuals, IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, 2021
    https://doi.org/10.1109/THMS.2020.3047597

    Conferences

    Ricardo Pereira, T. Barros da Silva, L. Artur da Silva Garrote, A. Barata Pires Lopes, U. J. Nunes, A Study of the Accuracy/Inference Speed Trade-Off in RGB-D Object Recognition for Mobile Robots Real-Time Applications, 29th IEEE Int. Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), Napoli, Italy, 2020

    Ricardo Pereira, N. Gonçalves, L. Artur da Silva Garrote, T. Barros da Silva, A. Barata Pires Lopes, U. J. Nunes, Deep-Learning based Global and Semantic Feature Fusion for Indoor Scene Classification, IEEE International Conference on Autonomous Robot Systems and Competitions (ICARSC), Ponta Delgada, Portugal, 2020

    Conferences

    L. Almeida, A. Barata Pires Lopes, P. Menezes, G. Pires, Towards Natural Interaction in Immersive Reality with a Cyber-Glove, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics - SMC2019, Bari, Italy, 2019

    Conferences

    R. Cruz, L. Artur da Silva Garrote, A. Barata Pires Lopes, U. J. Nunes, Modular software architecture for human-robot interaction applied to the InterBot mobile robot, 2018 IEEE International Conference on Autonomous Robot Systems and Competitions (ICARSC), Torres Vedras, Portugal, 2018
    https://doi.org/10.1109/ICARSC.2018.8374154

    Conferences

    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

    Journals

    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

    Conferences

    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

    Journals

    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

    Conferences

    A. Barata Pires Lopes, A. de Almeida, Promotion of Energy-Efficiency in the Electricity sector in Reestructuring Markets – the Portuguese Case, In Proceedings of IEEE Power Systems Conference and Exposition (PSCE2004), New York, USA, 2013

    Thesis

    A. Barata Pires Lopes, DSM em Mercados de Electricidade Reestruturados, M.Sc. Thesis, University of Coimbra, Portugal, 2013, Supervised by Aníbal Traça de Almeida
    http://hdl.handle.net/10316/13990

    A. Barata Pires Lopes, Mobile Robot Assisted Navigation based on Collaborative Control, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Coimbra, Portugal, 2013, Supervised by Urbano J. Nunes and Aníbal Traça de Almeida

    Conferences

    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

    Conferences

    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

    Conferences

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Conferences

    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

    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

    Journals

    A. de Almeida, A. Barata Pires Lopes, A. Carvalho, Examining the potential of natural gas demand-side measures to benefit customers, the distribution utility, and the environment: two case studies from Europe, Energy International Journal, N.º 29 , pags. 979-1000, 2004

    A. de Almeida, A. Barata Pires Lopes, A. Carvalho, J. Mariano, C. Nunes, Evaluation of Fuel Switching Opportunities in the Residential Sector, Energy and Buildings, 36, p.p 195-203, Elsevier, 2004

    Book Sections

    A. de Almeida, A. Barata Pires Lopes, A. Carvalho, Energy Services in Portugal, In: John H, editor – “From Electricity Supply to Energy Services: Prospects for Active Energy Services in the European Union”, pp. 169-196, Brussels, 2000


    M.Sc. Thesis

    Jorge Rodrigues, Robotização de uma cadeira de rodas elétrica (12/2017) Supervised by Gabriel Pires and Ana Cristina Barata Pires Lopes


    Ricardo Cruz, Interbot Mobile Robot: Human-Robot Interaction Modules (9/2017) Supervised by Ana Cristina Barata Pires Lopes and Urbano J. Nunes


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


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


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


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


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


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


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