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Researcher

Pedro Santana

Academic position: Assistant Professor
Joining date: 29-05-2013
Roles in IT: Researcher
Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia
Group: Information Technology - Lx

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Scientific Achievements

  • PhD, Universidade de Lisboa, 01-01-2011
  • MSc, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 01-01-2005
  • Licenciatura, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 01-01-2002
  • Robotics
  • Computer Vision
  • Sensor Networks
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL), 01-01-2012, Assistant Professor
  • Computer Graphics, ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, MSc in Telecommunications and Computer Engineering
  • 3D Programming, ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, MSc in Computer Engineering
  • Mixed Reality and Applications, ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, MSc in Computer Engineering
  • ICT for Management, ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, BSc in Management
Supervision of theses
  • Aplicação Intercetiva para o apoio ao Restauro de Azulejaria, MSc Student, Marco André de Jesus Quirino, 09-2019
  • Utilização de Robôs Moveis como Obstáculos Dinâmicos para Apoio à Evacuação de Pessoas, MSc Student, Pedro Daniel Correia Sousa, 09-2019
  • Procedural Content Generation driven by Player Experience/behaviour, MSc Student, Pedro Gonçalo Miguens de Carvalho Mendes Neto, 09-2019
  • Redes de sensores móveis para monitorização da qualidade do ar, MSc Student, Rafael Alexandre Gonçalves Monteiro, 09-2019
  • Gerador Automático de Cenários para Jogos Genéricos, MSc Student, Ana Rita Ruivo dos Santos, 11-2018
  • Motion-induced sound level control for socially-aware robot navigation, MSc Student, João Paulo Cordeiro Andrade, 11-2018
  • A Framework for Branched Storytelling and Matchmaking in Multiplayer Games, MSc Student, Vítor Manuel Januário Lopes Pêgas, 11-2018
  • Detecção e Seguimento de Trilhos por Veículos Aéreos Autónomos em Ambientes Florestais, MSc Student, André Filipe Gomes da Silva, 12-2017
  • Gaze-Directed Gameplay in First Person Video Games, MSc Student, João Macedo Martins Eiras Antunes, 12-2017
  • MotionDesigner: A Tool for Creating Interactive Performances Using RGB-D Cameras, MSc Student, Filipe Miguel Simões Baptista, 09-2015
Co-Supervision of theses
  • Depth Extraction in 3D Holoscopic Images, MSc Student, João Diogo Gameiro Medeiros, 12-2018
  • P. Santana, L. C. Correia, J. B. Barata, Developments on an Affordable Robotic System for Humanitarian Demining., Chapter in, Humanitarian Demining: Innovative Solutions and the Challenges of Technology, I-Tech Education and Publishing, In-Tech, 2008
  • J. Antunes, P. Santana, A Study on the Use of Eye Tracking to Adapt Gameplay and Procedural Content Generation in First-Person Shooter Games, Multimodal Technologies Interact., Vol. 2, No. 23, pp. 1 - 20, May, 2018 | BibTex
  • L. C. Correia, A Sebastião, P. Santana, On the Role of Stigmergy in Cognition, Progress in Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 79 - 86, March, 2017 | BibTex
  • P. D. Deusdado, M. G. Guedes, A. S. Silva, F. M. Marques, E. P. Pinto, P. Rodrigues, A. L. Lourenço, R. M. Mendonça, P. Santana, J. C. Corisco, M. A. Almeida, L. Portugal, R. C. Caldeira, J. B. Barata, L. F. Flores, Sediment Sampling in Estuarine Mudflats with an Aerial-Ground Robotic Team, Sensors, Vol. 16, No. 9, pp. 1 - 31, September, 2016 | BibTex
  • V. Amaral, A. L. Lourenço, J. B. Barata, P. Santana, Laser-Based Obstacle Detection at Railway Level Crossings, Journal of Sensors, Vol. 2016, No. 1719230, pp. 1 - 11, January, 2016 | BibTex
  • J. Baleia, P. Santana, J. B. Barata, On Exploiting Haptic Cues for Self-Supervised Learning of Depth-Based Robot Navigation Affordances, Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Vol. 80, No. 3, pp. 455 - 474, July, 2015 | BibTex
  • P. G. Gomes, P. Santana, J. B. Barata, A Vision-based Approach to Fire Detection, International Journal of Advanced Robotics Systems, Vol. 11, No. 149, pp. 1 - 12, September, 2014 | BibTex
  • P. Santana, R. M. Mendonça, L. C. Correia, J. B. Barata, Neural-Swarm Visual Saliency for Path Following, Applied Soft Computing, Vol. 13, No. 6, pp. 3021 - 3032, January, 2013 | BibTex
  • P. Santana, L. C. Correia, R. M. Mendonça, N. A. Alves, J. B. Barata, Tracking Natural Trails With Swarm-Based Visual Saliency, Journal of Field Robotics, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 64 - 86, January, 2013 | BibTex
  • P. Santana, L. C. Correia, Swarm Cognition on Off-Road Autonomous Robots, Swarm Intelligence, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 45 - 72, January, 2011 | BibTex
  • P. Santana, M. G. Guedes, L. C. Correia, J. B. Barata, Stereo-Based All-Terrain Obstacle Detection Using Visual Saliency, Journal of Field Robotics, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 241 - 263, January, 2011 | BibTex
  • P. Santana, L. C. Correia, A Swarm Cognition Realization of Attention, Action Selection and Spatial Memory, Adaptive Behavior, Vol. 18, No. 5, pp. 428 - 447, January, 2010 | BibTex
  • P. Santana, J. B. Barata, L. C. Correia, Sustainable robots for humanitarian demining, International Journal of Advanced Robotics Systems, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 1 - 10, January, 2007 | BibTex
  • J. Andrade, P. Santana, A. Almeida, Motion-Induced Acoustic Noise Awareness for Socially-Aware Robot Navigation, IEEE International Conference on Autonomous Robot Systems and Competitions ICARSC, Torres Vedras, Portugal, Vol., pp. 1 - 6, April, 2018 | BibTex
  • F. M. Marques, D. Gonçalves, J. B. Barata, P. Santana, Human-Aware Navigation for Autonomous Mobile Robots for Intra-factory Logistics, 6th International Workshop on Symbiotic Interaction, Eindhoven, Netherlands, Vol., pp. 1 - 6, December, 2017 | BibTex
  • J. M. M. E. A. Antunes, P. Santana, Gaze-Oriented Gameplay in First-Person Shooter Games, Encontro Português de Computação Gráfica e Interação EPCGI, Guimarães, Portugal, Vol., pp. -, October, 2017 | BibTex
  • J.C. Calado, P. Santana, R.J. Lopes, A Unity-Based Framework for Sound Transmission and Perception in Video Games, Encontro Português de Computação Gráfica e Interação EPCGI, Guimarães, Portugal, Vol., pp. -, October, 2017 | BibTex
  • M. Torres, F. Santos, P. Santana, Visualising and Editing Graphical Representations for Procedurally Generated Designs using Shape Grammars, Encontro Português de Computação Gráfica e Interação EPCGI, Guimarães, Portugal, Vol., pp. -, October, 2017 | BibTex
  • F. Batista, PFL Lopes, P. Santana, MotionDesigner: Augmented Artistic Performances with Kinect-Based Human Body Motion Tracking, Encontro Português de Computação Gráfica - EPCG, Covilhã, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 6, November, 2016 | BibTex
  • J. Gomes, F. M. Marques, A. L. Lourenço, R. M. Mendonça, P. Santana, J. B. Barata, Gaze-Directed Telemetry in High Latency Wireless Communications: The Case of Robot Teleoperation, IEEE Industrial Electronics Conf. - IECON, Florence, Italy, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 6, October, 2016 | BibTex
  • R. Guilherme, F. M. Marques, A. L. Lourenço, R. M. Mendonça, P. Santana, J. B. Barata, Context-aware switching between localisation methods for robust robot navigation: a self-supervised learning approach, IEEE International Conf. on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), Budapeste, Hungary, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 6, October, 2016 | BibTex
  • R. M. Mendonça, M. Marques, F. M. Marques, A. L. Lourenço, E. P. Pinto, P. Santana, F. Coito, V. Lobo, J. B. Barata, A Cooperative Multi-Robot Team for the Surveillance of Shipwreck Survivors at Sea, IEEE OCEANS, Monterey, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 6, September, 2016 | BibTex
  • P. D. Deusdado, E. P. Pinto, M. G. Guedes, F. M. Marques, P. Rodrigues, A. L. Lourenço, R. M. Mendonça, A. S. Silva, P. Santana, J. C. Corisco, M. A. Almeida, L. P. Portugal, R. C. Caldeira, J. B. Barata, L. F. Flores, An aerial-ground robotic team for systematic soil and biota sampling in estuarine mudflats, ROBOT'2015 - Second Iberian Robotics Conference ROBOT2015, Lisboa, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 12, November, 2015 | BibTex
  • R. P. Pombeiro, R. M. Mendonça, P. Rodrigues, F. M. Marques, A. L. Lourenço, E. P. Pinto, P. Santana, J. B. Barata, Water Detection From Downwash-induced Optical Flow for a Multirotor UAV, IEEE OCEANS, Washington, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 6, October, 2015 | BibTex
  • F. M. Marques, A. L. Lourenço, R. M. Mendonça, E. P. Pinto, P. Rodrigues, P. Santana, J. B. Barata, A Critical Survey On Marsupial Robotic Teams for Environmental Monitoring of Water Bodies, IEEE MTS Oceans Conf., washington, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 6, October, 2015 | BibTex
  • P. Rodrigues, F. M. Marques, E. P. Pinto, R. P. Pombeiro, A. L. Lourenço, R. M. Mendonça, P. Santana, J. B. Barata, An Open-Source Watertight Unmanned Aerial Vehicle for Water Quality Monitoring, IEEE MTS Oceans Conf., Washington, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 6, October, 2015 | BibTex
  • E. P. Pinto, P. D. Deusdado, F. M. Marques, A. L. Lourenço, R. M. Mendonça, P. Santana, L. F. Flores, J. B. Barata, A Health and Usage Monitoring System for ROS-based Service Robots, IEEE International Symposium on Mechatronics and its Applications ISMA, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 6, August, 2015 | BibTex
  • A. Christensen, S. Oliveira, O. Postolache, J. Oliveira, S. Sargento, P. Santana, L. Nunes, F. J. Velez, P. Sebastião, V.C. Costa, M. Duarte, J. Gomes, T. R. Rodrigues, F. Silva, Design of Communication and Control for Swarms of Aquatic Surface Drones, INSTICC International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence ICAART, Lisbon, Portugal, Vol. 2, pp. 548 - 555, January, 2015 | BibTex
  • A. Lourenço, F. M. Marques, P. Santana, J. B. Barata, A Volumetric Representation for Obstacle Detection in Vegetated Terrain, IEEE International Conf. on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), Bali, Indonesia, Vol. ., pp. . - ., December, 2014 | BibTex
  • J. Silva, R. M. Mendonça, F. M. Marques, P. Rodrigues, P. Santana, J. B. Barata, Saliency-Based Cooperative Landing of a Multirotor Aerial Vehicle on an Autonomous Surface Vehicle, IEEE International Conf. on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), Bali, Indonesia, Vol. ., pp. . - ., December, 2014 | BibTex
  • E. P. Pinto, F. M. Marques, R. M. Mendonça, A. Lourenço, P. Santana, J. B. Barata, An Autonomous Surface-Aerial Marsupial Robotic Team for Riverine Environmental Monitoring: Benefiting from Coordinated Aerial, Underwater, and Surface Level Perception, IEEE International Conf. on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), Bali, Indonesia, Vol. ., pp. . - ., December, 2014 | BibTex
  • E. P. Pinto, P. Santana, F. M. Marques, R. M. Mendonça, A. Lourenço, J. B. Barata, On the design of a robotic system composed of an unmanned surface vehicle and a piggybacked VTOL, Technological Innovation for Collective Awareness Systems, Lisboa, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 193 - 200, January, 2014 | BibTex
  • J. Baleia, P. Santana, J. B. Barata, Self-Supervised Learning of Depth-Based Navigation Affordances from Haptic Cues, IEEE International Conf. on Autonomous Robot Systems and Competitions (ICARSC) - ICARSC, Porto, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 146 - 151, January, 2014 | BibTex
  • R. M. Mendonça, P. Santana, F. M. Marques, A. Lourenço, J. Silva, J. B. Barata, Kelpie: A ROS-Based Multi-Robot Simulator for Water Surface and Aerial Vehicles, IEEE International Conf. on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics - SMC, Manchester, United Kingdom, Vol. 1, pp. 3645 - 3650, January, 2013 | BibTex
  • F. M. Marques, P. Santana, M. G. Guedes, A. Lourenço, E. P. Pinto, J. B. Barata, Online self-reconfigurable robot navigation in heterogeneous environments, IEEE International Symp. on Industrial Electronics - ISIE, Taipei, Taiwan, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 6, January, 2013 | BibTex
  • E. P. Pinto, P. Santana, J. B. Barata, On Collaborative Aerial and Surface Robots for Environmental Monitoring of Water, Technological Innovation for the Internet of Things, IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, Monte Caparica, Portugal, Vol. 394, pp. 183 - 191, January, 2013 | BibTex
  • P. Santana, R. M. Mendonça, J. B. Barata, Water Detection with Segmentation-Guided Dynamic Texture Recognition, IEEE International Conf. on Robotics and Biomimetics - ROBIO, Guangzhou, China, Vol. 1, pp. 1836 - 1841, January, 2012 | BibTex
  • P. Santana, P. G. Gomes, J. B. Barata, A Vision-Based System for Early Fire Detection, IEEE International Conf. on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics - SMC, Seoul, Korea, South, Vol. 1, pp. 739 - 744, January, 2012 | BibTex
  • M. G. Guedes, P. Santana, P. D. Deusdado, R. M. Mendonça, F. M. Marques, A. Lourenço, L. C. Correia, J. B. Barata, L. F. Flores, ARES-III: A Versatile Multi-Purpose All-Terrain Robot, IEEE International Conf. on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation - ETFA, Cracow, Poland, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 8, January, 2012 | BibTex
  • P. Santana, R. M. Mendonça, L. C. Correia, J. B. Barata, Swarms for Robot Vision: The Case of Adaptive Visual Trail Detection and Tracking, European Conf. on Artificial Life - ECAL, Paris, France, Vol. 1, pp. 712 - 719, January, 2011 | BibTex
  • P. Santana, L. C. Correia, M. G. Guedes, J. B. Barata, Visual Attention and Swarm Cognition Towards Fast and Robust Off-Road Robots, IEEE International Symp. on Industrial Electronics - ISIE, Gdansk, Poland, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 8, January, 2011 | BibTex
  • P. Santana, N. A. Alves, L. C. Correia, J. B. Barata, Swarm-Based Visual Saliency for Trail Detection, IEEE International Conf. on Intelligent Robotic Systems - IROS, Taipei, Taiwan, Vol. 1, pp. 759 - 765, January, 2010 | BibTex
  • P. Santana, C. S. Santos, J. B. Barata, D. C. Chaínho, L. C. Correia, Predicting Affordances from Gist, International Conf. on Simulation of Adaptive Behavior - SAB, Paris, France, Vol. 1, pp. 325 - 334, January, 2010 | BibTex
  • P. Santana, M. G. Guedes, L. C. Correia, J. B. Barata, A Saliency-Based Solution for Robust Off-Road Obstacle Detection, IEEE International Conf. on Robotics and Automation - ICRA, Anchorage, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 3096 - 3101, January, 2010 | BibTex
  • P. Santana, N. A. Alves, L. C. Correia, J. B. Barata, A Saliency-Based Approach to Boost Trail Detection, IEEE International Conf. on Robotics and Automation - ICRA, Anchorage, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 1426 - 1431, January, 2010 | BibTex
  • P. Santana, M. G. Guedes, L. C. Correia, J. B. Barata, Saliency-Based Obstacle Detection and Ground-Plane Estimation for Off-Road Vehicles, International Conf. on Computer Vision Systems - ICVS, Liege, Belgium, Vol. 1, pp. 275 - 284, January, 2009 | BibTex
  • P. Santana, P. S. Santos, L. C. Correia, J. B. Barata, Cross-Country Obstacle Detection: Space-Variant Resolution and Outliers Removal, IEEE International Conf. on Intelligent Robotic Systems - IROS, Nice, France, Vol. 1, pp. 1836 - 1841, January, 2008 | BibTex
  • C. P. Cândido, P. Santana, L. C. Correia, J. B. Barata, Shared Control of a Pan-Tilt Camera on an All-Terrain Mobile Robot, IEEE International Conf. on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation - ETFA, Hamburg, Germany, Vol. 1, pp. 177 - 183, January, 2008 | BibTex
  • V. S. Santos, P. Santana, L. C. Correia, J. B. Barata, Teleoperation Mechanisms in a Multi-Agent System, IEEE International Conf. on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation - ETFA, Hamburg, Germany, Vol. 1, pp. 170 - 176, January, 2008 | BibTex
  • P. Santana, L. C. Correia, M. S. Salgueiro, V. S. Santos, J. B. Barata, A Knowledge-Based Component for Human-Robot Teamwork, International Conf. on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - ICINCO, Funchal, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 228 - 233, January, 2008 | BibTex
  • P. Santana, L. C. Correia, Improving Visual Odometry by Removing Outliers in Optic Flow, Conf. on Autonomous Robot Systems and Competitions - Robótica, Aveiro, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 117 - 122, January, 2008 | BibTex
  • V. S. Santos, C. P. Cândido, P. Santana, L. C. Correia, J. B. Barata, Developments on a system for human-robot teams, Conf. on Autonomous Robot Systems and Competitions - Robótica, Paderne, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 7, January, 2007 | BibTex
  • P. Santana, C. P. Cândido, V. S. Santos, J. B. Barata, A Motion Controller for Compliant Four-Wheel-Steering Robots, IEEE International Conf. on Robotics and Biomimetics - ROBIO, Kunming, China, Vol. 1, pp. 532 - 537, January, 2006 | BibTex
  • P. Santana, L. C. Correia, Behaviour Cooperation by Negation for Mobile Robots, IEEE International Conf. on Robotics and Biomimetics - ROBIO, Kunming, China, Vol. 1, pp. 982 - 987, January, 2006 | BibTex
  • P. Santana, V. S. Santos, J. B. Barata, DSAAR: A Distributed Software Architecture for Autonomous Robots, IEEE International Conf. on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation - ETFA, Prague, Czech Republic, Vol. 1, pp. 1017 - 1020, January, 2006 | BibTex
  • J. B. Barata, P. Santana, M. O. Onori, Evolvable Assembly Systems: A Development Roadmap, IFAC Symp. on Information Control Problems in Manufacturing - INCOM, Setúbal, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 167 - 172, January, 2006 | BibTex
  • P. Santana, L. M. P. Pereira, Emergence of Cooperation Through Mutual Preference Revision, International Conf. on Industrial, Engineering and Other Applications of Applied Intelligent Systems - IEA-AIE, Annecy, France, Vol. 1, pp. 81 - 90, January, 2006 | BibTex
  • P. Santana, J. B. Barata, H. C. Cruz, A. M. Mestre, J. L. Lisboa, L. F. Flores, A Multi-Robot System for Landmine Detection, IEEE International Conf. on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation - ETFA, Catania, Italy, Vol. 1, pp. 721 - 728, January, 2005 | BibTex
  • P. Santana, J. B. Barata, Unmanned Helicopters Applied to Humanitarian Demining, IEEE International Conf. on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation - ETFA, Catania, Italy, Vol. 1, pp. 729 - 738, January, 2005 | BibTex
  • P. Santana, J. B. Barata, Multiagents Applied to Humanitarian Demining, Central and Eastern European Conf. on Multi-Agent Systems - CEEMAS, Budapest, Hungary, Vol. 1, pp. 649 - 652, January, 2005 | BibTex
  • P. Santana, L. C. Correia, Survival Kit: a Constraint-Based Behavioural Architecture for Robot Navigation, Portuguese Conf. on Artificial Intelligence - EPIA, Covilha, Portugal, Vol. 3808, pp. 435 - 446, January, 2005 | BibTex
  • IEEE International Conference on Autonomous Robot Systems and Competitions ICARSC, Technical Programme Committee, 2018
  • Editorial Board, International Journal of Advanced Robotics Systems, 01-06-2013 - 01-01-2020