Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications
... Sérgio Manuel Maciel Faria

Senior Researcher

Sérgio Faria

Academic position: Coordinator Professor
Joining date: 01-01-1999
Roles in IT: Senior Researcher
Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia
Group: Multimedia Signal Processing – Lr

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Address: IT Branch – Leiria
Morro do Lena - Alto do Vieiro
Leiria
2411 - 901
Tel: 244820340
Fax: 244820310

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Scientific Achievements

  • Agregação, Instituto Superior Técnico, 20-05-2014
  • PhD, University of Essex, 24-06-1996
  • MSc, Universidade de Coimbra, 30-11-1992
  • Licenciatura, Universidade de Coimbra, 31-07-1988
  • Image and video compression and analysis
  • Image and signal processing
  • Digital Television
  • 3D and light field image and video coding
  • Medical image compression
  • Ordem dos Engenheiros, 01-01-2001, Especialista em Telecomunicações
  • IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 01-10-1993, Senior Member
  • Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, 09-01-1990, Professor Coordenador Principal
Supervision of theses
  • SAIPD – Sistema de Aquisição de Imagens Plenóticas Dermatológicas, BSc Student, , 09-2016
  • Oxiprobre, BSc Student, , 09-2016
  • BACrono – Sistema de cronometragem para natação, BSc Student, , 09-2015
Co-Supervision of theses
  • S.M.M. Faria, S. Marcelino Marcelino, J Debono, S.S. Soares, P.A. Assunção, Error Concealment Methods for Multiview Video and Depth, Chapter in, 3D Visual Content Creation, Coding and Delivery, Pedro Assunção and Atanas Gotchev, Springer International Publishing AG Springer Nature, New York, 2019
  • J Debono, M. Domański, S.M.M. Faria, K. Klimaszewski, L. Lucas, Nuno M. M. Rodrigues, KW Wegner, Efficient Depth-Based Coding, Chapter in, 3D Visual Content Creation, Coding and and Delivery, Pedro Assunção and Atanas Gotchev, Springer International Publishing AG Springer Nature, New York, 2019
  • S.M.M. Faria, M. Domański, T. Grajek, C. Conti, J Debono, P. T. Kovács, L. Lucas, P. Nunes, C. Perra, Nuno M. M. Rodrigues, M. Sjöström, L. D. Soares, O. Stankiewicz, Emerging Imaging Technologies: Trends and Challenges, Chapter in, 3D Visual Content Creation, Coding and Delivery, Pedro Assunção and Atanas Gotchev, Springer International Publishing AG Springer Nature, New York, 2019
  • L. Lucas, S.M.M. Faria, J Debono, Depth Map Coding for 3DTV Applications, Chapter in, Connected 3D Media in the Internet Era, Ahmet Kondoz and T. Dagiuklas, Springer, New York, 2016
  • S.M.M. Faria, J Debono, P. Nunes, Nuno M. M. Rodrigues, 3D Video Representation and Coding, Chapter in, Novel 3D Media Technologies, Ahmet Kondoz and T. Dagiuklas, Springer, New York, 2015
  • P.A. Assunção, L.F.H.P. Pinto, S.M.M. Faria, 3D Media Representation and Coding, Chapter in, 3D Future Internet Media, Ahmet Kondoz and Tasos Dagiuklas, Springer, New York, 2014
  • S. Moiron, M. Ghanbari, P.A. Assunção, S.M.M. Faria, Video Transcoding Techniques, Chapter in, Recent Advances in Multimedia Signal Processing and Communications, Grgic, Mislav; Delac, Kresimir; Ghanbari, Mohammed, Springer, 2009
  • F. Pereira, S.M.M. Faria, Codificação de imagem, Chapter in, Comunicações audiovisuais: tecnologias, normas e aplicações, F.Pereira, IST Press, Lisbon, 2009
  • S.M.M. Faria, F. Pereira, Codificação de vídeo, Chapter in, Comunicações audiovisuais: tecnologias, normas e aplicações, F. Pereira, IST Press, Lisboa, 2009

Currently running projects2

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
ARoundVision All aRound panoramic Vision for smart and secure environments FCT/POCI, PO Centro 19-06-2018 19-06-2021
PlenoISLA Plenoptic imaging for skin lesion assessment FCT/POCI, P2020 26-07-2018 25-07-2021

Closed Projects18

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
3D-ConTourNet 3D Content Creation, Coding and Transmission over Future Media Networks EC/FP7 01-05-2012 01-06-2016
3D-SERVICIS Scalable Error Resilient 3D Holoscopic Video Coding for Immersive Systems FCT 01-06-2014 01-05-2016
ART ART - Cooperation with AR Telecom in Propagation and Radio Communications AR Telecom 01-03-2007 01-06-2008
CAPES Video coding with MMP FCT/CAPES 01-04-2009 01-04-2012
COMUVI COMUVI - Compressao de Vïdeo Multi-Vista FCT/PTDC 01-01-2010 01-07-2012
DermoPleno Dermo­Plenoptic imaging for skin lesion assessment IT/LA 01-04-2016 01-12-2018
DVB-Probe DVB-Probe - Sistema de monitorização portá¡til para DVB-T e DVB-S2 PT Inovação 01-03-2009 01-03-2010
EPIC EPIC - Efficient Pattern-matching Image Compression on many-core systems FCT/PTDC 01-01-2012 01-07-2014
H2M H.264 to MPEG-2 Video Transcoder for Digital TV IT/LA 01-10-2005 01-12-2007
LFLS Light Field Laser Speckle in Medical Imaging (confidential) 01-04-2017 01-03-2018
MEDICOMP Spatiotemporal compression of volumetric medical images IT/LA 01-09-2014 01-09-2016
MSAMD Multiple sensorial and actor applications for mobile devices 01-09-2014 01-12-2014
MuViDisCo Multiview Video Disparity Compensation using Geometric Transforms IT/LA 01-06-2011 01-08-2014
OPAC Optimization of pattern-matching compression algorithms for GPU’s IT/LA 01-09-2014 01-12-2017
P3DTV Performance Optimisation in 3D TV Broadcasting Services IPLeiria 01-11-2009 01-10-2011
SCODE SCODE- Scanned COmpound Document Encoder FCT/PTDC 01-10-2007 01-10-2010
UDICMI Ultra High Definition Image Communication for Medical Imaging QREN 01-01-2013 01-03-2015
VT Video transcoding between H.264 and MPEG-2 British Council, CCISP 01-04-2009 01-03-2011
  • J. F. M. Carreira, E.E. Ekmekcioglu, A. Kondoz, P.A. Assunção, S.M.M. Faria, V. De Silva De Silva, IEEE ICIP 2014 - Top 10% Paper Award, The Organizing Committee of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, recognized the following paper as one of the “Top 10%” papers in ICIP 2014 Technical Program as based on reviewer scores and recommendations: "Selective Motion Vector Redundancies for Improved Error Resilience in HEVC” by Joao Carreira, Erhan Ekmekcioglu, Ahmet Kondoz, Pedro Assuncao, Sergio Faria and Varuna De Silva., 01-09-2014
  • S.M.M. Faria, CONTRIBUIÇÕES PARA A REDUÇÃO DE COMPLEXIDADE DA CODIFICAÇÃO INTRA NA NORMA HEVC E EXTENSÃO 3D-HEVC, PhD Thesis Jury, Univ. Coimbra, 01-06-2015
  • S.M.M. Faria, Ubiquitous Wireless Node (UWN), MSc Thesis Jury, , 01-12-2013
  • S.M.M. Faria, Re-síntese concatenativa de instrumentos musicais, MSc Thesis Jury, , 01-04-2013
  • S.M.M. Faria, Signal Processing: Image Communication, Theory, Techniques & Applications, Associate Editor, Area Editor, 01-12-2012
  • S.M.M. Faria, Video coding with low encoder complexity for systems with multiple cameras, PhD Thesis Jury, FEP - Universidade do Porto, 01-07-2011
  • S.M.M. Faria, Videovigilância na previsão e detecção de afogamento em piscinas domésticas, PhD Thesis Jury, UMinho, 01-12-2010
  • S.M.M. Faria, Improving compression efficiency in distributed video coding systems, PhD Thesis Jury, IST/UTL, 01-11-2010
  • S.M.M. Faria, Light Communication – Digital Interface: USB – Optical Transceiver, MSc Thesis Jury, , 01-12-2008
  • S.M.M. Faria, Sistema de monitorização remota de sinais DVB-T, MSc Thesis Jury, 01-10-2008
  • S.M.M. Faria, Digitalizador de documentos baseado no algoritmo MMP, MSc Thesis Jury, 01-07-2008
  • S.M.M. Faria, P.A. Assunção, International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications, Editor of Conference Proceedings, ISBN-978-989-8111-13-5, 01-07-2007
  • S.M.M. Faria, P.A. Assunção, International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications, Editor of Conference Proceedings, ISBN-972-8865-64-3, 07-08-2006
  • S.M.M. Faria, Detecção de eventos em vídeo comprimido, MSc Thesis Jury, 21-05-2004
  • S.M.M. Faria, Codificação de Vídeo utilizando Transformações Geométricas e de Luminância, MSc Thesis Jury, 30-10-2000
  • S.M.M. Faria, Codificação de Vídeo para Televisão Digital - Ordem dos Engenheiros, Invited Talks, 07-07-2000
  • S.M.M. Faria, Codificação de imagens e vídeo - Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil, Invited Talks, 15-04-1997
  • S.M.M. Faria, Membro da Comissão Técnica Nacional do Audiovisual e Codificação de Imagem, Member of Technical Committee, 01-11-1991
  • S.M.M. Faria, N. Francisco, D. B. G. Graziosi, E. Silva, M. Carvalho, LL Lovisolo, Compressão de Sinais, Além das Transformadas, Brazil, Blumenau, 09-2009
  • IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia, Technical Programme Committee, 2015
  • 10th Conference on Telecommunications CONFTELE 2015, Scientific Committee, 2015
  • 3DTV Conf. - 3DTV-CON, Organizing Committee, 2015
  • 3DTV Conf. - 3DTV-CON, Conference Chairman, 2015
  • International Symposium on Telecommunications (IST), Technical Programme Chairman, 2014
  • Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Organizing Committee, 2013
  • Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Conference Chairman, 2013
  • Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Technical Programme Committee, 2013
  • Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Scientific Committee, 2011
  • Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Conference Chairman, 2011
  • International Conf. on Telecommunications - ICT, Scientific Committee, 2011
  • International Conf. on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications, Scientific Committee, 2010
  • Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Scientific Committee, 2009
  • International Conf. on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications, Technical Programme Chairman, 2009
  • International Conf. on Telecommunications - ICT, Technical Programme Committee, 2009
  • IEEE International Conf. on Multimedia and Expo - ICME, 2008
  • IEEE International Symp. on Consumer Electronics - ISCE, Sessions Chairman, 2008
  • International Conf. on E-Business and Telecommunication Networks, Technical Programme Chairman, 2008
  • International Conf. on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications, 2008
  • International Conf. on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications, Sessions Chairman, 2008
  • International Mobile Multimedia Communications Conf. - Mobimedia, Scientific Committee, 2008
  • International Conf. on Electrical Engineering, Scientific Committee, 2007
  • International Conf. on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications, Technical Programme Chairman, 2007
  • Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Organizing Committee, 2007
  • International Conf. on Telecommunications - ICT, Technical Programme Committee, 2007
  • International Conf. on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications, Sessions Chairman, 2007
  • International Conf. on Telecommunications - ICT, Sessions Chairman, 2007
  • International Conf. on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications, Technical Programme Chairman, 2006
  • International Conf. on E-Business and Telecommunication Networks, Technical Programme Committee, 2005
  • Global Business and Technology Association - GBATA 2005, Conference Chairman, 2005
  • Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Technical Programme Committee, 2005
  • International Conf. on E-Business and Telecommunication Networks, Technical Programme Committee, 2004
  • Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services WIAMIS, Conference Chairman, 2004
  • 1 st International Conference on Advanced Research in Virtual and Rapid Prototyping(VRAP 2003), Conference Chairman, 2003
  • Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Conference Chairman, 2001
  • Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Organizing Committee,
  • Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele, Organizing Committee,
  • International Conf. on Telecommunications - ICT, Scientific Committee,
  • Area Editor, Signal Processing: Image Communication, 01-12-2012 - today
  • IEEE Trans. on Image Processing
    2015, 1 review(s); 2005, 1 review(s); 2002, 2 review(s);
  • IEEE Trans. on Multimedia
    2016, 2 review(s); 2004, 1 review(s);
  • Signal Processing: Image Communication
    2016, 1 review(s); 2015, 1 review(s);
  • EURASIP Jounal on Image and Video Processing
    2016, 2 review(s);
  • IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Tech.
    2016, 1 review(s); 2007, 2 review(s); 2006, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems - Part II: Analog Digital Signal Processing
    2007, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems I
    2008, 2 review(s); 2006, 1 review(s); 2005, 2 review(s); 2003, 1 review(s);
  • Signal Processing
    2012, 1 review(s);

  • 2011, 1 review(s); 2009, 1 review(s); 2007, 1 review(s); 2005, 1 review(s); 2003, 1 review(s);
  • International Conf. on Electrical Engineering
  • IEEE International Conf. on Multimedia and Expo - ICME
    2016, 1 review(s); 2015, 2 review(s); 2014, 1 review(s); 2013, 1 review(s); 2012, 1 review(s); 2010, 1 review(s); 2009, 1 review(s); 2008, 1 review(s); 2007, 1 review(s);
  • Picture Coding Symp.
    2011, 1 review(s); 2010, 1 review(s); 2009, 1 review(s); 2007, 1 review(s);
  • International Conf. on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications
    2008, 1 review(s); 2007, 1 review(s);
  • International Mobile Multimedia Communications Conf. - Mobimedia
    2007, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE International Symp. on Consumer Electronics - ISCE
    2008, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE International Conf. on Image Processing - ICIP
    2016, 1 review(s); 2015, 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);
  • European Signal Processing Conf. - EUSIPCO
    2015, 1 review(s); 2014, 1 review(s); 2013, 1 review(s); 2012, 1 review(s);
  • Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele
    2015, 1 review(s); 2013, 2 review(s);
  • IEEE Workshop on MultiMedia Signal Processing - MMSP
    2016, 1 review(s); 2015, 1 review(s); 2014, 1 review(s); 2013, 1 review(s);
  • International Workshop on 3D Multimedia for Mobile and Wireless Networks - 3D-MMWM
    2013, 1 review(s);
  • International Telecommunications Symp.
    2014, 1 review(s);
  • Visual Communications and Image Processing - VCIP
    2014, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE International Conf. on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing - ICASSP
    2016, 1 review(s);
  • International Conf. on E-Business and Telecommunication Networks
    2004, 1 review(s);
  • Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services WIAMIS
    2004, 1 review(s);