Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications
... Paulo Luis Serras Lobato Correia

Senior Researcher

Paulo Correia

Academic position: Associate Professor
Joining date: 01-01-1995
Roles in IT: Senior Researcher
Thematic Line: Information and Data Sciences
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

  • Agregação, Instituto Superior Técnico, 22-12-2020
  • PhD, Instituto Superior Técnico, 06-12-2002
  • MSc, Instituto Superior Técnico, 20-12-1993
  • Licenciatura, Instituto Superior Técnico, 20-07-1989
  • IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 01-01-2008, Senior Member
  • Instituto Superior Técnico, 01-09-1990, Lecturer
  • Ordem dos Engenheiros, 01-01-1990, Membro
  • Image and video analysis and processing
  • Biometric recogniton
As Supervisor
As Co-supervisor
  • P.L. Correia, P. Larsen, A.H. Hadid, M. Sandau, M. A. Almeida, On Using Soft Biometrics in Forensic Investigation, Chapter in, Handbook of Biometrics for Forensic Science, M. Tistarelli and C. Champod, Springer, International, 2017
  • P. Ferreira, R. Parafita, Costa D.C. Costa, P.M. Girão, P.L. Correia, Radioembolization with 90Y-Labeled Glass Microspheres: Analytical Methods for Patient-Personalized Voxel-Based Dosimetry, Chapter in, Lecture Notes in Computational Vision and Biomechanics 27, João Manuel R.S. Tavares, R.M. Natal, Springer International Publishing, Porto, 2017
  • H.O. Oliveira, P.L. Correia, Supervised Crack Detection and Classification in Images of Road Pavement Flexible Surfaces, Chapter in, Recent Advances in Signal Processing, In-Tech, In-Tech, Austria, 2009
  • P.L. Correia, Conceitos Básicos de Codificação Digital, Chapter in, Comuncações Audiovisuais: Tecnologias, Normas e Aplicações, Fernando Pereira, IST Press, Lisboa, 2009
  • P.L. Correia, F. Pereira, Objective Evaluation of Video Segmentation Quality, Chapter in, Advances in Image and Video Segmentation, Prof. Yu-Jin Zhang, Idea-Group Inc., Hershey, PA, USA, 2006

Currently running projects1

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
XAIface Measuring and Improving Explainability for AI-based Face Recognition FCT 01-05-2021 30-04-2024

Closed Projects19

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
3D VIVANT Live Immerse Video-Audio Interactive Multimedia EU/FP7 01-03-2010 01-05-2013
BIONSE Biometrics with Enhanced Security using Distributed Source Coding IT/LA 01-01-2009 01-01-2011
BioSec Secure Multimodal Biometric Recognition System using Distributed Source Coding FCT/PTDC 01-03-2010 01-02-2013
COST 2101 Biometrics for Identity Documents and Smart Cards ESF/COST 01-12-2009 01-03-2011
COST 211 COST 211 quad ESF/COST 01-01-1996 31-12-2003
COST 292 Semantic Multimodal Analysis of Digital Media ESF/COST 27-10-2004 27-10-2008
COST IC 1106 Integrating Biometrics and Forensics for the Digital Age ESF/COST 01-03-2012 01-03-2016
CrakIT-LF CrakIT-LF: Automatic detection and characterization of road distresses in images of flexible road pavements IT/LA 01-04-2016 31-12-2018
DICEMAN Distributed Internet content exchange with MPEG-7 and agent negotiations EU/ACTS 01-05-1998 30-04-2000
DISCOVER Distributed coding for video services EU/FP6 01-09-2005 31-08-2007
MANADIX Motion analysis for advanced image communications systems EU/HCM 01-01-1993 31-12-1996
MOMUSYS Mobile multimedia systems EU/ACTS 01-09-1995 31-12-1999
MPEG ISO MPEG standardization IT/LA 01-07-1993 01-12-2007
PAIRUE Fusion of Palmprint and Iris Recognition in Uncontrolled Environments IT/LA 01-07-2011 01-12-2013
Prodígios Processamento digital de áudio e vídeo FCT/PRAXIS 01-01-1995 31-12-1998
QUIS-CAMPI QUIS-CAMPI: Biometric Recognition in Surveillance Environments IT/LA 01-03-2014 01-02-2015
SeLF-ICN Selectively Accessing Light Field Faces over Information Centric Networking 01-07-2016 01-06-2018
VISNET Networked audiovisual media technologies EU 01-12-2003 30-11-2005
VISNET II Networked audiovisual media technologies II EU 01-07-2006 01-06-2009
  • E. Félix, P. Morouço, P.L. Correia, H. Silva, Prémio Ciências do Desporto - Treino Desportivo, Comité Olímpico de Portugal, Vencedor do Prémio "Ciências do Desporto" na categoria de "Treino Desportivo". Prémio atribuído pelo Comité Olímpico de Portugal (COP) e pela Fundação Millennium bcp, com a parceria da revista Visão. Em 2019 reuniu mais de 60 trabalhos submetidos à análise do júri de especialistas. Trabalho: "Desenvolvimento de uma unidade de medida inercial de baixo custo para controlo e avaliação do treino de nadadores" Autores: Eduardo Félix, Pedro Morouço, Paulo Lobato Correia, Hugo Silva, 01-09-2020
  • P.L. Correia, Best Paper Award, Best paper award at the International Workshop on Advanced Image Technology (IWAIT), 2015, Taiwan for the paper: "A Tracking Scheme for Norway Lobster and Burrow Abundance Estimation in Underwater Video Sequences", by C.S. Tan, P.Y. Lau, P.L. Correia, P. Fonseca, A. Campos, 01-01-2015
  • P.L. Correia, A.R.M. Ribeiro, Prémio ANACOM-URSI Portugal 2014, The work “Automatic vehicle courting based on surveillance video streams”, by Abel Ribeiro and Paulo Lobato Correia, received (ex-aequo) the ANACOM-URSI 2014 award in Lisbon, Portugal, 01-11-2014
  • P.L. Correia, Best Reviewer Award, Best reviewer of ICME 2014, 01-07-2014
  • P.L. Correia, Best Teacher Award - Instituto Superior Técnico, Received an award for best teacher in IST, during the celebration of IST's 103rd anniversary, on May 23, 2014., 01-05-2014
  • R.T. Trindade, P.L. Correia, M. S. Santos, Best Paper Award, ''Multimedia Sharing over the Internet from a Mobile Phone'', in the 3rd International Workshop on ''Future Multimedia Networking'' (FMN'2010), Krakov, Poland, 01-06-2010
  • P.L. Correia, IEEE T-CSVT Outstanding Associate Editor Award, Paulo Lobato Correia received an IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology ''Outstanding Associate Editor Award'' during the 2007 meeting of the IEEE T-CSVT Editorial Board, held in New Orleans, on May 28, 2007., 01-05-2007
  • P.L. Correia, Alcatel - Prof. Carvalho Fernandes Award, Best Telecommunications Student graduating in 1989, 01-05-1990
  • P.L. Correia, Marconi Award, Best Telecommunications Student graduating in 1989, 01-05-1990
  • P.L. Correia, COST IC1106 - Integrating Biometrics and Forensics for the Digital Age, National Delegate, COST IC1106, 01-01-2012
  • P.L. Correia, Project evaluation for the Vienna Science and Technology Fund (WWTF), Technical Audit, Vienna Science and Technology Fund (WWTF), 01-11-2011
  • P.L. Correia, Quality Assurance Solutions for Multipoint Scalable Video Distribution over Wireless IP Networks, PhD Thesis Jury, Jânio Miguel Evangelista Ferreira Monteiro, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, 01-07-2010
  • P.L. Correia, IEEE Communication Society Multimedia Communications Technical Committee (IEEE MMTC), Member of Technical Committee, IEEE MMTC, 01-03-2010
  • P.L. Correia, Biometrics for Recognition (and More?), Invited Talks, Mestrado de Informática Médica, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto, 01-06-2007
  • P.L. Correia, Processamento de Imagem Para Aplicações Avançadas, Invited Talks, 2as Jornadas Profissionais EPAR - Biblioteca Municipal Orlando Ribeiro, Lisboa, 28-04-2006
  • P.L. Correia, Analysis of the influence of multiservice users’ mobility on UMTS performance, MSc Thesis Jury, 01-04-2005
  • P.L. Correia, Selective Frame Discard for Vídeo Streaming over IP Networks, MSc Thesis Jury, 23-12-2004
  • P.L. Correia, COST 292 - Semantic Multimodal Analysis of Digital Media, National Delegate, http://cost292.qmul.net/, 27-10-2004
  • P.L. Correia, EURASIP Secretary and Treasurer, Member of Advisory Committee, www.eurasip.org, 09-09-2004
  • P.L. Correia, EURASIP Internal Coordinator Officer, Member of Advisory Committee, www.eurasip.org, 01-10-2003
  • P.L. Correia, Multipoint Live Video Distribution Over Heterogeneous IP Networks, MSc Thesis Jury, 12-06-2003
  • P.L. Correia, Information Society Technologies Programme of the European Commission - IST, Technical Audit, 04-06-2000
  • P.L. Correia, International Cooperation Specific Programme for RTD - INCO-COPERNICUS’97, Technical Audit, 20-10-1997
  • P.L. Correia, International Cooperation Specific Programme for RTD - INCO-DC’97, Technical Audit, 20-10-1997
  • P.L. Correia, Using 'Richer' Image Representations for Biometric Recognition, Norway, Oslo, 10-2016
  • ACM - Multimedia, Organizing Committee, 2022
  • European Signal Processing Conference EUSIPCO, Technical Programme Committee, 2019
  • European Signal Processing Conference EUSIPCO, Special Sessions Chairman, 2018
  • International Conference on Image Processing Theory, Tools and Applications IPTA, Organizing Committee, 2016
  • IEEE International Workshop on Quality of Multimedia Experience - QoMEX, Organizing Committee, 2016
  • International Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics - IWBF, Technical Programme Chairman, 2016
  • 3DTV Conf. - 3DTV-CON, Organizing Committee, 2015
  • International Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics - IWBF, Technical Programme Chairman, 2015
  • European Signal Processing Conference EUSIPCO, Special Sessions Chairman, 2014
  • International Convention MIPRO, CIS – Intelligent Systems - MIPRO, Technical Programme Committee, 2014
  • International Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics - IWBF, Technical Programme Chairman, 2014
  • International Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics - IWBF, Conference Chairman, 2013
  • European Signal Processing Conference EUSIPCO, Technical Programme Committee, 2011
  • European Signal Processing Conference EUSIPCO, Scientific Committee, 2011
  • IEEE International Conf. on Image Processing - ICIP, Technical Programme Committee, 2011
  • European Signal Processing Conference EUSIPCO, Scientific Committee, 2009
  • International Conf. on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications, Technical Programme Committee, 2008
  • Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services WIAMIS, Technical Programme Committee, 2008
  • IET International Conf. on Visual Information Engineering 2008 - VIE, Technical Programme Committee, 2008
  • European Signal Processing Conference EUSIPCO, Technical Programme Committee, 2007
  • International Conf. on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications, Technical Programme Committee, 2007
  • Picture Coding Symp., Technical Programme Chairman, 2007
  • International Conf. on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications, Technical Programme Committee, 2006
  • IEEE International Conf. on Image Processing - ICIP, Technical Programme Committee, 2004
  • Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services WIAMIS, Conference Chairman, 2004
  • International Conf. on E-Business and Telecommunication Networks, Technical Programme Committee, 2004
  • IEEE International Conf. on Image Processing - ICIP, Technical Programme Committee, 2003
  • Editor-in-chief, IET Biometrics, 01-01-2020 - 31-12-2022
  • Area Editor, Signal Processing, 01-01-2018 - 31-12-2020
  • Editorial Board, IET Biometrics, 01-09-2013 - 31-12-2019
  • Best Paper Award Selection Committee, Eurasip Journal on Image and Video Processing, 01-09-2010 - 01-06-2015
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, 01-01-2006 - 01-01-2014
  • Editorial Board, Signal Processing, 09-06-2005 - 31-12-2017
  • Image and Vision Computing
    2019, 1 review(s); 2018, 1 review(s); 2017, 1 review(s); 2016, 1 review(s); 2015, 1 review(s);
  • IET Biometrics
    2019, 1 review(s); 2018, 6 review(s); 2017, 6 review(s); 2016, 2 review(s); 2015, 2 review(s); 2014, 2 review(s); 2013, 1 review(s); 2012, 1 review(s);
  • Pattern Recognition Letters
    2018, 1 review(s); 2017, 2 review(s); 2016, 2 review(s); 2015, 5 review(s); 2014, 3 review(s);
  • IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology
    2016, 2 review(s); 2014, 1 review(s); 2012, 1 review(s); 2008, 1 review(s); 2007, 5 review(s); 2006, 1 review(s); 2004, 3 review(s); 2003, 6 review(s); 2001, 1 review(s); 1999, 1 review(s); 1998, 1 review(s); 1997, 1 review(s);
  • Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems
    2016, 1 review(s); 2015, 2 review(s); 2012, 2 review(s);
  • Signal Processing
    2018, 1 review(s); 2017, 1 review(s); 2016, 2 review(s); 2012, 1 review(s); 2011, 1 review(s); 2008, 1 review(s); 2007, 1 review(s); 2006, 1 review(s); 2005, 2 review(s); 2004, 1 review(s); 2001, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security
    2018, 3 review(s); 2017, 3 review(s); 2016, 1 review(s); 2015, 1 review(s);
  • Multimedia Tools and Applications
    2017, 1 review(s); 2013, 2 review(s);
  • Signal Processing: Image Communication
    2018, 4 review(s); 2014, 1 review(s); 2012, 1 review(s); 2008, 1 review(s); 2004, 1 review(s); 2003, 1 review(s); 2001, 1 review(s); 1997, 1 review(s); 1996, 2 review(s);
  • IEEE Access
    2018, 1 review(s);
  • IET Image Processing
    2019, 1 review(s); 2007, 1 review(s);
  • Applied Computational Intelligence and Soft Computing
    2019, 1 review(s);
  • Journal of Multimedia
    2007, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Transactions on Multimedia
    2008, 2 review(s); 2007, 1 review(s); 2005, 1 review(s); 2004, 1 review(s);
  • Eurasip Journal on Image and Video Processing
    2011, 1 review(s); 2010, 1 review(s); 2008, 4 review(s); 2007, 4 review(s);
  • Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine
    2005, 2 review(s);
  • Imaging Science Journal
    2005, 2 review(s);
  • IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Signal Processing
    2008, 2 review(s);
  • IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing
    2008, 2 review(s);
  • Journal of Electronic Imaging
    2009, 1 review(s); 2008, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Transactions on Image Processing
    2014, 1 review(s); 2011, 3 review(s); 2006, 1 review(s); 2005, 2 review(s); 2003, 1 review(s); 2002, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting
    2011, 1 review(s);
  • Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering
    2011, 2 review(s);
  • Wireless Personal Communications
    2011, 1 review(s); 2006, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Communications Magazine
    2011, 1 review(s); 2006, 1 review(s);

  • 2012, 1 review(s);
  • Springer Signal, Image and Video Processing
    2012, 1 review(s);
  • Journal of Real-Time Image Processing
    2013, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems
    2015, 1 review(s);
  • IEE Proceedings Part-I: Vision, Image and Signal Processing
    2006, 1 review(s); 2004, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence
    2004, 2 review(s);
  • Intrnl. Journal of Image and Graphics
    2006, 1 review(s);
  • Optical Engineering
    2002, 1 review(s);
  • International Conf. on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications
    2007, 1 review(s); 2006, 1 review(s);
  • Ibero-American Symp. on Pattern Recognition - SIARP
    2007, 1 review(s);
  • International Conf. on Semantics and Digital Media Technology - SAMT
    2006, 2 review(s);
  • EURO-PAR
    2005, 2 review(s);
  • Australasian Telecommunication Networks and Applications Conf. - ATNAC
    2007, 1 review(s);
  • Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services WIAMIS
    2008, 1 review(s); 2007, 1 review(s); 2004, 1 review(s); 2003, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE International Conf. on Image Processing - ICIP
    2019, 1 review(s); 2018, 1 review(s); 2017, 1 review(s); 2016, 1 review(s); 2015, 1 review(s); 2014, 1 review(s); 2012, 1 review(s); 2011, 1 review(s); 2010, 1 review(s); 2009, 1 review(s); 2008, 1 review(s); 2007, 1 review(s); 2006, 1 review(s); 2005, 1 review(s); 2004, 1 review(s); 2003, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE International Conf. on Multimedia and Expo - ICME
    2015, 1 review(s); 2014, 1 review(s); 2013, 1 review(s); 2011, 1 review(s); 2009, 1 review(s); 2008, 2 review(s); 2007, 1 review(s); 2006, 1 review(s);
  • European Signal Processing Conference EUSIPCO
    2019, 1 review(s); 2018, 1 review(s); 2016, 1 review(s); 2014, 1 review(s); 2013, 1 review(s); 2012, 1 review(s); 2011, 1 review(s); 2010, 1 review(s); 2009, 1 review(s); 2008, 1 review(s); 2007, 1 review(s); 2006, 1 review(s); 2005, 1 review(s); 2004, 1 review(s);
  • INSTICC International Conf. on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications - SIGMAP
    2009, 1 review(s); 2008, 1 review(s);

  • 2011, 1 review(s); 2008, 1 review(s); 2006, 1 review(s); 2004, 1 review(s); 2003, 1 review(s);
  • International Conf. on Imaging Theory and Applications - IMAGAPP
    2008, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE International Conf. on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing - ICASSP
    2008, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE International Symp. on Circuits and Systems - ISCAS
    2008, 1 review(s);
  • International Conf. on Telecommunications - ICT
    2014, 1 review(s); 2009, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference - MELECON
    2015, 1 review(s); 2010, 1 review(s);
  • International Conf. on Pattern Recognition - ICPR
    2016, 1 review(s); 2014, 1 review(s); 2010, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE II Conf. on Telecommunications - CONATEL 2011
    2011, 1 review(s);
  • International Conf. on Digital Signal Processing
    2011, 1 review(s);
  • International Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics - IWBF
    2019, 1 review(s); 2018, 1 review(s); 2017, 1 review(s); 2015, 1 review(s); 2014, 1 review(s); 2013, 1 review(s);
  • International Conf. of the Biometrics Special Interest Group - BIOSIG
    2018, 1 review(s); 2017, 1 review(s); 2016, 1 review(s); 2015, 1 review(s); 2014, 1 review(s); 2013, 1 review(s);
  • Visual Communications and Image Processing - VCIP
    2014, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Workshop on MultiMedia Signal Processing - MMSP
    2013, 1 review(s);
  • International Conf. on Physiological Computing Systems - PhyCS
    2013, 1 review(s);
  • Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele
    2019, 1 review(s); 2015, 1 review(s);
  • Iberian Conf. on Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis
    2013, 1 review(s); 2006, 1 review(s); 2004, 1 review(s);
  • International Convention MIPRO, CIS – Intelligent Systems - MIPRO
    2014, 1 review(s);
  • International Workshop on Soft Biometrics
    2014, 1 review(s);
  • Recent Trends in Information Systems ReTIS
    2015, 1 review(s);
  • IAPR International Conf. on Biometrics - ICB
    2016, 1 review(s);
  • International Conference on Image Processing Theory, Tools and Applications IPTA
    2017, 1 review(s); 2016, 1 review(s);
  • ACM Workshop on Multimedia and Security - MMSec
    2016, 1 review(s);
  • Face and Facial Expression Recognition FFER
    2016, 1 review(s);
  • International Symposium on Image and Signal Processing and Analysis ISPA
    2017, 1 review(s);
  • International Conference on Computer Vision & Image Processing CVIP
    2018, 1 review(s);
  • Iberoamerican Congress on Pattern Recognition - CIARP
    2018, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE International Conference on Identity, Security and Behavior Analysis ISBA
    2019, 1 review(s);
  • European Control Conference ECC
    2019, 1 review(s);
  • Iberian Conference on Pattern Recognition IbPRIA
    2019, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE International Symp. on Industrial Electronics - ISIE
    1997, 1 review(s);
  • International Symp. on Signal Processing and its Applications - ISSPA
    2006, 1 review(s); 2005, 1 review(s); 2003, 1 review(s);
  • International Conf. on E-Business and Telecommunication Networks
    2004, 1 review(s);