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... Sara Maria Fernandes Rato e Costa Marques Candeias

Researcher

Sara Candeias

Former IT academic position: Post. Doc.
Joining/Leaving IT dates: 13-12-2007 / 01-10-2015
Roles held in IT: Researcher
Former IT scientific area: Networks and Multimedia
Group: Multimedia Signal Processing – Co

Scientific Achievements

  • PhD, Universidade de Coimbra, 01-01-2007
  • MSc, Universidade de Coimbra, 01-01-1999
  • Licenciatura, Universidade de Coimbra, 01-01-1995
  • Licenciatura, Universidade de Coimbra, 01-01-1994
  • Técnicas de Composição Avançada, Universidade de Coimbra, Tradução
  • Língua Portuguesa I, Universidade da Beira Interior, Ciências da Comunicação, Cinema, Design Multimédia
  • Língua Portuguesa II, Universidade da Beira Interior, Ciências da Comunicação, Cinema, Design Multimédia
  • Comunicação Oral e Escrita, Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra, (for all academic courses)
  • Comunicação Oral e Escrita , Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra, (for all academic courses)
  • Introduction to Portuguese Linguistics, Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra, Portuguese Sign Language
  • Portuguese Language II, Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra, Portuguese Sign Language
Co-Supervision of theses
  • A. Veiga, D. Celorico, J. Proença, S. Candeias, F. Perdigão, Prosodic and Phonetic Features for Speaking Styles Classification and Detection, Chapter in, Advances in Speech and Language Technologies for Iberian Languages, D. Torre Toledano, A. Ortega Giménez, A. Teixeira, J. González Rodríguez, L. Hernández Gómez, R. San Segundo Hernández, and D. Ramos Castro, Springer, Madrid, 2012
  • A. Veiga, S. Candeias, D. Celorico, J. Proença, F. Perdigão, Towards Automatic Classification of Speech Styles, Chapter in, Computational Processing of the Portuguese Language, H. Caseli, A. Villavicencio, A. Teixeira, and F. Perdigão, Springer, Coimbra, 2012
  • S. Candeias, F. Perdigão, Integração Linguística em Sistemas de Conversão de Grafema para Fone(ma), Chapter in, Estudos de Linguística, Ana Luís, Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra, Coimbra, 2011
  • S. Candeias, F. Perdigão, New Prototypes of Syllable Structure for Teaching/Learning Portuguese, Chapter in, Language, Learning and Teaching, Siu-Lun Lee & Victoria Tuzlukova, Academic Press, Athens, Greece, 2011
  • S. Candeias, F. Perdigão, Conversor de grafemas para fones baseado em regras para português, Chapter in, Perspectivas sobre a Linguateca: 10 anos, Luís Costa, Diana Santos & Nuno Cardoso, Linguateca, Lisboa, 2008
  • S. Candeias, F. Perdigão, Aspectos da percepção de /v/ (/b/): contributo para o estudo translinguístico de processamento .es - .pt, Chapter in, Aula Ibérica, Á. M. Dios, Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, 2007

Closed Projects2

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
HE[eee]SIT[u]ATION HE[eee]SIT[u]ATION: Portuguese Hesitation Models FCT/PTDC 01-02-2011 01-06-2013
LETSREAD Automatic assessment of reading ability of children IT/LA 01-02-2014 01-03-2016
  • J. Proença, D. Celorico, C. Lopes, M. D. Dias, M.Tjalve Tjalve, A. Stolcke, S. Candeias, F. Perdigão, Camões Prize 2016 for the Technologies for the Portuguese Language, Best paper award at PROPOR 2016 – International Conference on the Computational Processing of Portuguese, given by the Camões Institue for the paper "Design and Analysis of a Database to Evaluate Children’s Reading Aloud Performance", 01-07-2016
  • A. Veiga, D. Celorico, S. Candeias, F. Perdigão, Prosodic and Phonetic Features for Speaking Styles Classification and Detection, one of the nine finalists for the IberSPEECH 2012 Microsoft best student paper award, 01-11-2012
  • A. Veiga, S. Candeias, F. Perdigão, Generating a pronunciation dictionary for European Portuguese using a mixed model, prize for the 3rd best paper in the 8th Symposium in Information and Human Language Technology (STIL 2011), Cuiabá, UFMG - Brazil, 01-10-2011
  • S. Candeias, As Interfaces da Fala: a teoria linguística e a linguística tecnológica, Brazil, São Carlos, 09-2012
  • S. Candeias, Diálogo entre homens e máquinas: o papel do linguista neste novo formato de comunicação, Brazil, São Carlos, 09-2012
  • S. Candeias, O sistema fonológico do português em uso na Beira Interior, Portugal, Lisboa, L²F - Spoken Language Systems Laboratory,, 02-2008
  • International Conf. on Computational Processing of Portuguese - PROPOR, Technical Programme Chairman, 2014
  • Brazilian Comput Soc Brazilian Symp. in Information and Human Language Technology - STIL, Technical Programme Committee, 2013
  • International Conf. on Computational Processing of Portuguese - PROPOR, Organizing Committee, 2012
  • Annual Conf. of the International Speech Communication Association - Interspeech
    2013, 1 review(s);
  • Brazilian Comput Soc Brazilian Symp. in Information and Human Language Technology - STIL
    2013, 1 review(s);
  • Brazilian School of Computational Linguistics - EBRALC
    2012, 1 review(s);