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... Maria Manuela Areias da Costa Pereira de Sousa

Researcher

Maria Sousa

Academic position: Assistant Professor
Joining date: 11-01-2004
Roles in IT: Researcher
Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia
Group: Multimedia Signal Processing – Cv

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Address: IT Branch – Covilhã
Faculdade de Engenharia
Covilhã
6201-001
Tel: 275329953
Fax: 275329972

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Scientific Achievements

  • PhD, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, 10-06-2004
  • Universidade da Beira Interior, 01-01-1997, Assistant Professor
  • M. Sousa, Qualinet White paper on Definitions of Quality of Experience, EU COST action 1003 QUALINET, EU, 2014,
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  • M. Sousa, M. Freire, Biomedical Diagnostics and Clinical Technologies: Applying High-Performance Cluster and Grid Computing, Idea-Group Inc., NY, 2011,
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  • - Dongwan, M. Freire, - Monteiro, M. Sousa, Vazão Vasques, Proceedings of the 2009 ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, ACM Press, New York, 2009,
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  • L. Wainwright, M. Freire, Vazão Vasques, - Monteiro, M. Sousa, Volume III: Artificial Intelligence and Agents & Distributed Systems, Proceedings of the 2008 ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, ACM Press, New York, 2008,
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  • M. Freire, M. Sousa, Encyclopedia of Internet Technologies and Applications, Idea-Group Inc., Hershey, New York, 2008,
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  • M. Sousa, A. Pinheiro, Factors Influencing Quality of Ex- perience, Chapter in, Quality of Experience. Advanced Concepts, Applications and Methods, Sebastian Möller , Alexander Raake, Springer, 2014
  • M. Sousa, F. Soares, M. Freire, The Role of Self-Similarity for Computer Aided Detection Based on Mammogram Analysis, Chapter in, Biomedical Diagnostics and Clinical Technologies: Applying High-Performance Cluster and Grid Computing, Idea-Group, Idea-Group Inc., Hershey, New York, 2011
  • P. Lenkiewicz, M. Sousa, M. Freire, J.Fernandes Fernandes, Techniques for Medical Image Segmentation: Review of the Most Popular Approaches, Chapter in, Biomedical Diagnostics and Clinical Technologies: Applying High-Performance Cluster and Grid Computing, IGI, Idea-Group Inc., 2011
  • J. V. Gomes, P.R.M. Inácio, M. Freire, M. Sousa, P. Monteiro, The Nature of Peer-to-Peer Traffic, Chapter in, The Handbook of Peer-to-Peer Networking, Xuemin Shen, Heather Yu, John Buford and Mursalin Akon, Springer, Berlin Heidelberg, 2010
  • M. Sousa, Peer-to-Peer Computing, Chapter in, Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, 2nd Edition (8 volumes),, Mehdi Khosrow-Pour (Ed.), Idea-Group Inc., 2008
  • M. Sousa, M. Freire, Proxy Caching Strategies for Internet Media Streaming, Chapter in, Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, 2nd Edition (8 volumes),, Mehdi Khosrow-Pour (Ed.), Idea-Group Inc., 2008
  • M. Bernardo, A. Pinheiro, M. Sousa, Benchmarking coding standards for digital holography represented on the object plane, SPIE Photonics Europe: Optics, Photonics and Digital Technologies for Multimedia Applications, Strasbourg, France, Vol., pp. -, April, 2018 | BibTex
  • H. Amirpourazarian, M. Sousa, A. Pinheiro, High efficient snake order pseudo-sequence based light field image compression, IEEE Data Compression Conf. - DCC, Salt Lake City, United States, Vol., pp. -, March, 2018 | BibTex
  • A. Pinheiro, M. Sousa, LDR images generation with JPEG-XT decoded HDR images, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing Antonio M G Pinheiro ICIP 2016, Phoenix, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 1399 - 1403, September, 2016 | BibTex
  • A. Pinheiro, M. Bernardo, M. Sousa, LDR images generation with JPEG-XT decoded HDR images, IEEE International Conf. on Image Processing - ICIP, Phoenix, United States, Vol., pp. -, September, 2016 | BibTex
  • Rafael Rodrigues, P.P. Pocta, H. M. Melvin, M. Sousa, A. Pinheiro, MPEG DASH - Some QoE-based insights into the tradeoff between audio and video for live music concert streaming under congested network conditions, IEEE International Workshop on Quality of Multimedia Experience - QoMEX, Lisbon, Portugal, Vol. 8, pp. 0 - 0, June, 2016,
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  • M. Bernardo, A. Pinheiro, PF Fiadeiro, M. Sousa, Eye gaze behavior under chromatic impairments and quality assessment, IEEE International Workshop on Quality of Multimedia Experience - QoMEX, Pylos-Nestoras, Greece, Vol., pp. 1 - 6, May, 2015 | BibTex
  • M. Sousa, A. Pinheiro, MB Bernardo, PF Fiadeiro, Quality Assessment of Chromatic Variations: A Study of Full-Reference and No-Reference Metrics, European Signal Processing Conf. - EUSIPCO, Lisboa, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 1, September, 2014 | BibTex
  • A. Pinheiro, MB Bernardo, M. Sousa, Performance evaluation of the emerging JPEG XT image compression standard, IEEE Workshop on MultiMedia Signal Processing - MMSP, Jakarta, Indonesia, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 6, September, 2014 | BibTex
  • MB Bernardo, A. Pinheiro, M. Sousa, Chromatic Variations on 3D Video and QoE, European Signal Processing Conf. - EUSIPCO, Lisboa, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 6, September, 2014 | BibTex
  • M. Sousa, MB Bernardo, A. Pinheiro, HDR image compression: a new challenge for objective quality metrics, International Workshop on Quality of Multimedia Experience - QoMEX, Singapore, Singapore, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 6, September, 2014 | BibTex
  • D. P. Piedade, M. Bernardo, A. Pinheiro, PF Fiadeiro, M. Sousa, Chromatic Variations on 3D Video and QoE, European Signal Processing Conf. - EUSIPCO, Lisbon, Portugal, Vol., pp. 221 - 225, September, 2014 | BibTex
  • M. Bernardo, A. Pinheiro, PF Fiadeiro, M. Sousa, Quality assessment of chromatic variations: A study of full-reference and no-reference metrics, European Signal Processing Conf. - EUSIPCO, Lisbon, Portugal, Vol., pp. 216 - 220, September, 2014 | BibTex
  • P. Hanhart, M. Bernardo, P. K. Korshunov, M. Sousa, A. Pinheiro, T.E. Ebrahimi, HDR image compression: A new challenge for objective quality metrics, IEEE International Workshop on Quality of Multimedia Experience - QoMEX, Singapore, Singapore, Vol., pp. 159 - 164, September, 2014 | BibTex
  • A. Pinheiro, K. F. Fliegel, P. K. Korshunov, L. K. Krasula, M. Bernardo, M. Sousa, T.E. Ebrahimi, Performance evaluation of the emerging JPEG XT image compression standard, IEEE Workshop on MultiMedia Signal Processing - MMSP, Jakarta, Indonesia, Vol., pp. -, September, 2014 | BibTex
  • M. Sousa, A. Arrifano, PF Fiadeiro, Digital hologram recording and stereo reconstruction from a single hologram, SPIE - Applications of Digital Image Processing, San Diego, United States, Vol. 8856, pp. 88561J - 88561J-7, August, 2013 | BibTex
  • MB Bernardo, A. Pinheiro, M. Sousa, Specific chromatic errors: A quality assessment, International Workshop on Quality of Multimedia Experience - QoMEX, Klagenfurt, Austria, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 6, July, 2013 | BibTex
  • MB Bernardo, A. Pinheiro, M. Sousa, Objective evaluation of chromatic quality assessment, IEEE International Conf. on Multimedia and Expo - ICME, San Jose, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 6, July, 2013 | BibTex
  • M. Bernardo, A. Pinheiro, PF Fiadeiro, M. Sousa, Objective Evaluation of Chromatic Quality Assessment, IEEE International Conf. on Multimedia and Expo - ICME, San José, United States, Vol., pp. 1 - 6, July, 2013 | BibTex
  • M. Bernardo, A. Pinheiro, PF Fiadeiro, M. Sousa, Specific chromatic errors: A quality assessment, IEEE International Workshop on Quality of Multimedia Experience - QoMEX, Klagenfurt am Wörthersee, Austria, Vol., pp. 1 - 5, July, 2013 | BibTex
  • M. Sousa, A. Arrifano, , Multiple Description Coding of Digital Holograms using Maximum-a-Posteriori,, IEEE European Workshop on Visual Information Processing - EUVIP, Paris, France, Vol. 1, pp. 232 - 237, June, 2013 | BibTex
  • M. Sousa, A. Arrifano, Multiple Description Coding of Digital Holograms using Maximum-a-Posteriori, IEEE European Workshop on Visual Information Processing - EUVIP, Paris, France, Vol. 1, pp. 232 - 237, June, 2013 | BibTex
  • R. R. Rodrigues, A. Pinheiro, R. Braz, M. Sousa, J. M. Moutinho, Towards Breast Ultrasound Image Segmentation Using Multi-Resolution Pixel Descriptors, International Conf. on Pattern Recognition - ICPR, Tsukuba Science City, Japan, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 6, November, 2012 | BibTex
  • Rafael Rodrigues, R. Braz, M. Sousa, J. Moutinho, A. Pinheiro, Towards Breast Ultrasound Image Segmentation using Multi-resolution Pixel Descriptors, International Conf. on Pattern Recognition - ICPR, Tsukuba, Japan, Vol. 21, pp. 2833 - 2836, November, 2012,
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  • M. Bernardo, A. Pinheiro, M. Sousa, PF Fiadeiro, A study on the user perception to color variations, ACM - Multimedia, Nara, Japan, Vol., pp. 1009 - 1012, November, 2012 | BibTex
  • MB Bernardo, A. Pinheiro, PF Fiadeiro, M. Sousa, A Study on the User Perception to Color Variations, ACM - Multimedia, Napa, Japan, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 1, October, 2012 | BibTex
  • L. F. B. Soares Soares, D. A. B. F. Fernandes, J. V. Gomes, M. Sousa, M. Freire, NetOdyssey: A Flexible Tool for Real-Time Statistical Analysis of Network Traffic Flows, Conf. sobre Redes de Computadores - CRC, Coimbra, Portugal, Vol. 11, pp. - - -, November, 2011 | BibTex
  • A. R. C. F. Figueira, J. V. Gomes, M. Sousa, M. Freire, P.R.M. Inácio, Mechanism and Daemon for Identification of Worms in Attacking Zombies, Conf. sobre Redes de Computadores - CRC, Coimbra, Portugal, Vol. 11, pp. 0 - 9, November, 2011 | BibTex
  • L. F. B. Soares Soares, D. A. B. F. Fernandes, J. V. Gomes, M. Sousa, M. Freire, P.R.M. Inácio, NetOdyssey: A Flexible Tool for Real-Time Statistical Analysis of Network Traffic Flows, Conf. sobre Redes de Computadores - CRC, Coimbra, Portugal, Vol. 11, pp. 0 - 9, November, 2011 | BibTex
  • M. Sousa, A. Arrifano, M. Freire, Joint Source-Channel Decoding of Motion-Information Using Maximum-a-Posteriori, IEEE International Conf. on Image Processing - ICIP, Brussels, Belgium, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 1, September, 2011 | BibTex
  • M. Sousa, P. Lenkiewicz, M. Freire, Extended Whole Mesh Deformati on Model: Full 3D Processing, IEEE International Conf. on Image Processing - ICIP, Brussels, Belgium, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 1, September, 2011 | BibTex
  • A. F. F. E. Esteves, P.R.M. Inácio, M. Sousa, M. Freire, On-Line Detection of Encrypted Traffic Generated by Mesh-Based Peer-to-Peer Live Streaming Applications: The Case of GoalBit, IEEE International Symp. on Network Computing and Applications - NCA 2009, Cambridge, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 223 - 228, August, 2011 | BibTex
  • F. B. Beirão, J. V. Gomes, P.R.M. Inácio, M. Sousa, M. Freire, NetOdyssey – A New Tool for Real-Time Analysis of Network Traffic, IEEE International Symp. on Network Computing and Applications - NCA 2010, Cambridge, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 239 - 242, July, 2010 | BibTex
  • M. Sousa, A. Arrifano, M. Freire, Multiple-Description Video Coding Based on JPEG 2000 MQ-Coder Registers, IEEE International Symp. on Circuits and Systems - ISCAS, Paris, France, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 4, June, 2010 | BibTex
  • M. Sousa, M. Freire, F. Soares, Self-similarity Classification of Breast Tumour Lesions on Dynamic Contrast-enhanced Magnetic Resonance Images, International Congress and Exhibition on Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery - CARS, Geneva, Switzerland, Vol. 5, pp. 203 - 205, June, 2010 | BibTex
  • M. Sousa, M. Freire, Robust Peer-to-Peer Video Streaming Based on Multiple Description Coding., IEEE International Symp. on Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting - BTS, NY, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 11, March, 2010 | BibTex
  • M. Sousa, P. Lenkiewicz, M. Freire, The Whole Mesh Deformation Model for 2D and 3D Image Segmentation, IEEE International Conf. on Image Processing - ICIP, Cairo, Egypt, Vol. 1, pp. 7 - 11, November, 2009,
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  • M. Sousa, P. Lenkiewicz, M. Freire, The Dynamic Topology Changes Model for Unsupervised Image Segmentation, IEEE Workshop on MultiMedia Signal Processing - MMSP, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Vol. 1, pp. 5 - 7, October, 2009,
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  • David A. Carvalho Carvalho, M. Sousa, M. Freire, Detection of Peer-to-Peer TV Traffic Through Deep Packet Inspection, Conf. sobre Redes de Computadores - CRC, Oeiras, Portugal, Vol., pp. 1 - 6, October, 2009 | BibTex
  • M. Sousa, P. Lenkiewicz, M. Freire, A New 3D Image Segmentation Method for Parallel Architectures, IEEE International Conf. on Multimedia and Expo - ICME, New York, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 1813 - 1816, June, 2009,
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  • M. Sousa, M. Freire, A. Arrifano, REGPROT: JPEG 2000 registry protection for lossy transmission channels, Visual Communications and Image Processing - VCIP, San Jose, United States, Vol. 7257, pp. 1 - 8, January, 2009,
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  • J. V. Gomes, P.R.M. Inácio, M. Freire, M. Sousa, P. Monteiro, Analysis of Peer-to-Peer Traffic Using a Behavioural Method Based on Entropy, IEEE International Performance Computing and Communications Conf. - IPCCC, Austin, United States, Vol. -, pp. 201 - 208, December, 2008,
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  • M. Sousa, M. Freire, P. Lenkiewicz, Accelerating 3D Medical Image Segmentation with High Performance Computing, IEEE International Workshops on Image Processing Theory, Tools and Applications - IPT, Sousse, Tunisia, Vol. 1, pp. 120 - 130, November, 2008 | BibTex
  • P.R.M. Inácio, M. Freire, M. Sousa, P. Monteiro, A Evolução do Parâmetro de Hurst e a Destruição da Auto-Semelhança Durante um Ataque de Rede Intenso, Segurança Informática Nas Organizações - SINO, Coimbra, Portugal, Vol. 4, pp. 63 - 74, November, 2008 | BibTex
  • P.R.M. Inácio, M. Freire, M. Sousa, P. Monteiro, Analysis of the Impact of Intensive Attacks on the Self-Similarity Degree of the Network Traffic, International Conf. on Emerging Security Information, Systems and Technologies - SECURWARE, Cap Esterel, France, Vol. 2, pp. 107 - 113, August, 2008 | BibTex
  • P.R.M. Inácio, J. V. Gomes, M. Freire, M. Sousa, P. Monteiro, Zombie Identification Port, IARIA International Conf. on Internet Monitoring and Protection - ICIMP, Bucharest, Romania, Vol. 3, pp. 67 - 73, June, 2008 | BibTex
  • M. Sousa, M. Freire, Advanced Querying Architecture for DICOM Systems, International Conf. on Systems and Networks Communications, Cap Esterel, France, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 6, August, 2007 | BibTex
  • M. Sousa, M. Freire, Self-Similarity Analysis Applied to 2D Breast Cancer Imaging, International Conf. on Systems and Networks Communications, Cap Esterel, France, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 6, August, 2007 | BibTex
  • M. Sousa, M. Freire, Performance of Optical Burst Switched Networks for Grid Applications, International Conf. on Systems and Networks Communications, Cap Esterel, France, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 6, August, 2007 | BibTex
  • L.A. Alexandre, M. Sousa, S. Madeira, J. Cordeiro, G. Dias, Web Image Indexing: Combining Image Analysis with Text Processing, Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services WIAMIS, Lisboa, Portugal, Vol. CD, pp. 0 - 0, April, 2004 | BibTex

Closed Projects8

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
Codage Codificação conjunta fonte/canal para comunicações multimédia ubíquas. FCT, CNRS 01-01-2005 01-12-2008
CONDENSA IPv4/IPv6-Compliant Optical Burst Switching Network Design with Enhanced Signaling Architectures FCT/POSC 01-01-2005 31-12-2007
HIPERCAMBIO High Performance Computing Applied to Medical Data and Bioinformatics Microsoft 01-01-2008 01-12-2012
PICS ROBUST JOINT SOURCE/CHANNEL CODING FOR MULTIMEDIA COMMUNICATIONS FCT/GRICES, CNRS 01-01-2008 01-01-2009
PIONEER PIONEER - Performance Issues in Optical NEtworks with intErnet tRaffic IT/LA 01-01-2003 01-12-2005
QoEViS Quality of Experience in Video Streaming IT/LA 01-07-2014 01-08-2016
ROCOP2P Robust Video Coding for Peer-to-Peer Media Streaming FCT 01-01-2012 01-12-2015
TRAMANET TRAMANET – Traffic and Trust Management in Peer-to-Peer Networks FCT/PTDC 01-01-2008 01-06-2011
  • IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Signal Processing
    2006, 1 review(s);
  • Annales des Telecommunications-Annals of Telecommunications
    2006, 1 review(s);
  • Journal of Information Technology
    2007, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Trans. on Mobile Computing
    2007, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE International Conf. on Multimedia and Expo - ICME
    2008, 1 review(s);
  • IARIA International Conf. on Internet and Web Applications and Services - ICIW
    2008, 1 review(s);
  • International Conf. on Wavelet Analysis and Pattern Recognition - ICWAPR
    2008, 1 review(s);
  • International Conf. on Multimedia and Ubiquitous Engineering - MUE09
    2008, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Consumer Communications
    2007, 1 review(s);