Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications
... Maria Paula dos Santos Queluz Rodrigues

Senior Researcher

Maria Queluz

Academic position: Assistant Professor
Joining date: 01-01-1993
Roles in IT: Senior Researcher
Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia
Group: Multimedia Signal Processing – Lx

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Address: IT – Lisboa
Instituto Superior Técnico - Torre Norte - Piso 10
Av. Rovisco Pais, 1
1049 - 001 Lisboa
Tel: +351 21 841 84 54
Fax: +351 21 841 84 72

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Scientific Achievements

  • PhD, Université Catholique de Louvain, 19-04-1996
  • MSc, Instituto Superior Técnico, 07-06-1989
  • Licenciatura, Instituto Superior Técnico, 23-07-1985
  • EURASIP, 01-01-2015, Advisory Committee
  • Ordem dos Engenheiros, 01-01-1990, Senior Member
Supervision of theses
  • Content-Preserving Projection for Omnidirectional Images & Video, MSc Student, Pedro Cardoso, 12-2019
  • Automatic detection of TV logos in broadcast video content , MSc Student, Guilherme Mateus Moreira, 06-2018
  • Perceptual Quality and Bit Rate Models for Omnidirectional Video, MSc Student, Francisco Garção Lopes, 05-2018
  • No-reference Quality Assessment of Free Viewpoint Video, MSc Student, Fábio Freire Rodrigues, 12-2017
  • 3D Video - Objective Quality Assessment Metrics, MSc Student, Miguel António Perdigão de Oliveira, 12-2017
  • Data Rate Change Algorithms for HF Band Efficient Communications Using the E/R GRC-525 Radio, MSc Student, Vasco Ferreira Sequeira, 11-2017
  • Automatic detection of commercials on TV content, MSc Student, Alexandre Ferreira Gomes, 11-2016
  • Quality of Experience in DASH based video streaming services, MSc Student, João da Fonseca Ferreira, 10-2016
  • Estudo e Avaliação de Técnicas para Inpainting de Texto em Imagens e Vídeo, MSc Student, Adélcio de Jesus Mendes Soares da Rosa, 11-2015
  • Detecção automática de descontinuidades temporais em sequências vídeo, MSc Student, Ricardo José Mascarenhas Almeida, 11-2015
  • Automatic detection of flashing video content, MSc Student, Nelson Rodrigues, 04-2015
  • Automatic detection and counting of stork nests in electric power lines, MSc Student, João Ribas Fernandes, 11-2012
  • Video Quality Evaluation in IP Networks , MSc Student, Miguel Chin, 05-2012
  • Video Quality Evaluation for Streaming Applications – I (effect of compression artefacts), MSc Student, Bruno Rodrigues, 07-2009
  • Digital Image&Video Quality Assessment, MSc Student, Luis Roque, 10-2008
  • Location and Positionong Systems in Mobile Communication Networks, MSc Student, Ivo Luís de la Cerda Garcia e Sousa, 11-2007
  • Intercalibration of NOAA and METEOSAT Window Channel Brightness Temperatures (in portuguese), MSc Student, Carla Sofia Barroso, 05-2005
  • Spectrum Management System for Microwave Radio Links (in portuguese), MSc Student, Henrique Cunha, 03-2005
  • Evaluation of Geographical Information QoS in Location Based Services (in portuguese), MSc Student, Ana Filipa Freitas, 07-2004
  • Integração de dados estatísticos na classificação de imagens de satélites, MSc Student, Jorge Rocha, 04-2003
  • Assinatura Digital de Imagens Baseada em Espalhamento de Espectro, MSc Student, Tomás Gomes da Silva Serpa Brandão, 06-2002
  • Assinatura de imagens digitais - II, BSc Student, Fernando Fonseca and Nuno Patrício, 05-2001
  • Modelos 3D para planeamento de redes celulares, BSc Student, Miguel Soares e Nuno Correia, 09-2000
  • Assinatura de imagens digitais, BSc Student, Pedro Bandeira, José Martinho and Tiago Rosa-Limpo, 07-2000
  • Segmentação de vídeo baseada na análise do movimento, BSc Student, Luís Faustino, 03-2000
Co-Supervision of theses
  • Geolocalização não-assistida por GPS para redes móveis em ambiente indoor e outdoor, MSc Student, Eduardo Jorge Machado Pedroso, 06-2019
  • Aplicação de técnicas de aprendizagem automática para optimização de configuração de redes 4G com base em indicadores de desempenho (KPI), MSc Student, Rui Miguel Maia Santos, 12-2018
  • RF and antenna array processing in 5G millimeter waves applications, MSc Student, Filipa Santana da Silva Fernandes, 11-2018
  • Small-cell LTE networks: evaluating RF planning methods, MSc Student, Inês Moura Perdigão Gonçalves, 11-2018
  • Advanced receivers for 5G millimeter waves, MSc Student, Raquel de Almeida Martins, 11-2018
  • Fronthaul design for wireless networks, MSc Student, Nuno Raposo de Oliveira Guerreiro de Sousa, 09-2018
  • SmartCity - Planeamento de uma rede de sensores baseado na tecnologia LoRaWAN, MSc Student, João António Cepeda Jaime, 06-2018
  • Energy Efficient Capacity Balancing in 5G Software-Centric Mobile Networks, MSc Student, Inês da Silva Santos, 05-2018
  • Time Domain Impact on Spectrum Management, MSc Student, Luís Pedro Felisberto Rodrigues, 05-2018
  • QoE-based scheduling algorithms for adaptive HTTP video delivery in LTE, MSc Student, Frederico Freire Rodrigues, 11-2017
  • Impact of Just-in-Time caching on user QoE in dynamic adaptive streaming over HTTP, MSc Student, Rita Vaz de Carvalho Coutinho, 11-2017
  • PCI conflict and RSI collision detection in LTE networks using supervised learning techniques, MSc Student, Rodrigo Miguel Martins Diz Miranda Veríssimo, 11-2017
  • Identifying Quality of Experience (QoE) in 3G/4G Radio Networks based on Quality of Service (QoS) Metrics, MSc Student, Vera Cristina da Silva Pedras, 11-2017
  • Analysis of spectrum sharing techniques for unlicensed frequency bands, MSc Student, Rita Semedo de Sá Bandeira, 05-2017
  • Developing a Geo-positioning C# framework for radio network optimization based on 3G Network Recordings, MSc Student, Rúben Alexandre Guerra Borralho, 05-2017
  • Simulator-based performance evaluation of LTE and LTE-Advanced, MSc Student, João Filipe Elói Aleluia Carrasco Gonçalves, 09-2011
  • Location Based Services in Mobile Telecommunications Systems, BSc Student, Jorge Costa, José Remédios, 12-2004
  • V. Sequeira, M.P. Queluz, A. J. Rodrigues, J. Sanguino, P. Grifo, Improving Hf Communications Efficiency Using Evolved Data Rate Change Algorithms, Chapter in, Revista de Ciência Militares, Instituto Universitário Militar, Instituto Universitário Militar, Lisbon, 2018

Currently running projects2

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
MESMOQoE Orquestração Automática Energeticamente Eficiente de Redes Móveis Optimizando a Qualidade de Experiência P2020 01-09-2017 31-08-2019
OCTHOPUS Otimização Conjunta de Transmissão Hertziana e Óptica Privilegiando o Utilizador e Seu Ambiente (OCTHOPUS) (confidential) 01-10-2018 30-09-2020

Closed Projects9

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
B-BONE Broadcasting and Multicasting Over Enhanced UMTS Mobile Broadband Networks EU 01-02-2004 30-06-2006
COMMON Coordinated Multiuser MIMO for Future Wireless Networks FCT/PTDC 01-10-2010 01-12-2013
ENVISION QoE-Driven Adaptive 3D-Video Streaming for Wireless Networks IT 01-11-2016 01-12-2018
GOLD GOLD - Using Geo-Positioned Indicators for Self-Optimization of LTE Data Networks FCT 01-03-2014 01-02-2016
HICOPI HiCoPI - High Accuracy GNSS-based Coordinated Positioning IT/LA 01-12-2008 01-01-2011
MANADIX Motion analysis for advanced image communications systems EU/HCM 01-01-1993 31-12-1996
MOG-QC on the GO MOG-QC on the GO - Desenvolvimento de um sistema integrado de controlo da qualidade de conteúdos audiovisuais FEDER/QREN 01-07-2013 01-06-2015
RESOURCE Radio resource optimization in third generation mobile systems FCT/POSI 01-10-2000 30-09-2004
Talisman Tracing author’s rights by labeling image services and monitoring access network EU/FP7 01-09-1995 01-08-1998
  • M.P. Queluz, Elected Member of The EURASIP Board of Directors, Member of Advisory Committee, 01-01-2011
  • M.P. Queluz, Journal of Multimedia, Member of Editorial Board, 16-01-2006
  • M.P. Queluz, Evaluator for Proposals to the Open Domain of IST ´s Future and Emerging Technologies, Technical Audit, 15-11-2005
  • M.P. Queluz, Reviewer of FP6 projects in Networked Audio-Visual Systems and Home Platforms, Technical Audit, 02-02-2005
  • M.P. Queluz, Technical audit of IST projects, Technical Audit, 27-06-2003
  • M.P. Queluz, Technical evaluations of FP6 projects, Technical Audit, 11-05-2003
  • M.P. Queluz, Technical audit of IST projects, Technical Audit, 12-01-2003
  • M.P. Queluz, IST European Programme Audit, Technical Audit, 08-02-2002
  • Symposium on Multimedia, Visualization and Human Computer Interaction, Technical Programme Committee, 2016
  • International Multi-Conference on Computing in the Global Information Technology, Technical Programme Committee, 2016
  • IEEE Latin-American Conf. on Communications - LATINCOM, Technical Programme Committee, 2016
  • IEEE International Conf. on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics - ICACI, Technical Programme Committee, 2016
  • International Symposium on Computer Vision and the Internet VisionNet, Technical Programme Committee, 2016
  • INSTICC International Conf. on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications - SIGMAP, Technical Programme Committee, 2016
  • INSTICC International Conf. on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications - SIGMAP, Technical Programme Committee, 2016
  • International Workshop on Quality of Multimedia Experience - QoMEX, Technical Programme Chairman, 2016
  • IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia, Technical Programme Committee, 2015
  • IEEE International Conf. on Advances in Computing, Communications and Informatics - ICACI, Technical Programme Committee, 2015
  • European Signal Processing Conf. - EUSIPCO, Organizing Committee, 2014
  • IEEE International Conf. on Image Processing - ICIP, Technical Programme Committee, 2014
  • International Conf. on Image Analysis and Recognition, Technical Programme Committee, 2014
  • International Conf. on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications, Technical Programme Committee, 2014
  • International Workshop on Image Analysis and Image Enhancement - IAIE-2014, Technical Programme Committee, 2014
  • European Signal Processing Conf. - EUSIPCO, Technical Programme Committee, 2013
  • International Conf. on Image Analysis and Recognition, Technical Programme Committee, 2013
  • International Conf. on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications, Technical Programme Committee, 2013
  • European Signal Processing Conf. - EUSIPCO, Technical Programme Committee, 2012
  • International Conf. on Image Analysis and Recognition, Technical Programme Committee, 2012
  • International Conf. on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications, Technical Programme Committee, 2012
  • International Workshop on Quality of Experience for Multimedia Content Sharing - QoEMCS, Technical Programme Committee, 2012
  • Asian Conf. on Inteligent Information and Database Systems - ACIIDS, Technical Programme Committee, 2011
  • International Conf. on Image Analysis and Recognition, Technical Programme Committee, 2011
  • International Conf. on Image Analysis and Recognition, Technical Programme Committee, 2011
  • International Conf. on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications, Technical Programme Committee, 2011
  • International Conf. on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications, Technical Programme Committee, 2011
  • International Workshop on Quality of Experience for Multimedia Content Sharing - QoEMCS, Technical Programme Committee, 2011
  • International Conf. on Image Analysis and Recognition, Technical Programme Committee, 2010
  • International Conf. on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications, Technical Programme Committee, 2010
  • International Workshop on Quality of Experience for Multimedia Content Sharing - QoEMCS, Technical Programme Committee, 2010
  • International Conf. on Image Analysis and Recognition, Technical Programme Committee, 2009
  • International Conf. on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications, Technical Programme Committee, 2009
  • • Moshraka International Conference on Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing (M-WCMC07), Technical Programme Committee, 2007
  • International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition (ICIAR2007), Technical Programme Committee, 2007
  • • International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications (SIGMAP 2007), Technical Programme Committee, 2007
  • IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME 07), Technical Programme Committee, 2007
  • • Mosharaka International Conference on Communications, Systems and Circuits (M-CSC07), Technical Programme Committee, 2007
  • Picture Coding Symp., Organizing Committee, 2007
  • International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition (ICIAR2006), Technical Programme Committee, 2006
  • • Mobile Computing and Wireless Communications International Conference (MCWC-2006), Technical Programme Committee, 2006
  • Wireless Euro-Mediterranean International Conference (WEMIC06), Technical Programme Committee, 2006
  • International Conference on E-Business and Telecommunication Networks (ICETE´05), Technical Programme Committee, 2005
  • IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME 05), Technical Programme Committee, 2005
  • 5th Conference on Telecommunications (ConfTele2005), Technical Programme Committee, 2005
  • International Conference on E-Business and Telecommunication Networks (ICETE´04), Technical Programme Committee, 2004
  • 5th International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS´04), Technical Programme Committee, 2004
  • 6th IEEE International Conference on High Speed Networks and Multimedia Communications (HSNMC´03), Technical Programme Committee, 2003
  • IEEE International Symp. on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Commun - PIMRC, Organizing Committee, 2002
  • Optical Engineering
    2009, 1 review(s); 2008, 1 review(s);
  • Measurement: Journal of the International Measurement Confederation
    2008, 1 review(s); 2006, 1 review(s);
  • Journal of Electronic Imaging
    2008, 1 review(s);
  • EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing
    2009, 1 review(s);
  • Journal of Communication and Information Systems
    2006, 1 review(s);
  • Optics Communications
    2002, 1 review(s);
  • IEE Proceedings Part-I: Vision, Image and Signal Processing
    2006, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE International Conf. on Multimedia and Expo - ICME
    2016, 1 review(s); 2015, 1 review(s); 2007, 1 review(s);
  • AIMI International Conf. on Image Analysis and Recognition - ICIAR
    2008, 1 review(s); 2007, 1 review(s); 2006, 1 review(s);
  • Picture Coding Symp.
    2009, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE International Conf. on Image Processing - ICIP
    2016, 1 review(s); 2015, 1 review(s);