Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications
... Ana Luisa Nobre Fred

Senior Researcher

Ana Fred

Academic position: Associate Professor
Joining date: 01-01-1999
Roles in IT: Senior Researcher
Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia
Group: Pattern and Image Analysis – 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

  • PhD, Instituto Superior Técnico, 12-12-1994
  • MSc, Instituto Superior Técnico, 31-01-1989
  • Licenciatura, Instituto Superior Técnico, 12-10-1984
  • ACM - Association for Computing Machinery, 01-01-2018, Member
  • Instituto Superior Técnico, 01-01-2014, Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Instituto Superior Técnico, 01-09-1984, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computers
Supervision of theses
  • Monitoring and Prevention of Cardiac Heart Failure, MSc Student, André Manso, 12-2018
  • EpiCrisis: Prediction of Epileptic Seizures based on Biosignals , MSc Student, Francisco Simão Fernandes Mendes Sargo, 12-2018
  • Continuous User Authentication by exploring Physiological Multimodality, MSc Student, Miguel Martinho, 12-2018
  • Efficient Evidence Accumulation Clustering for large datasets/big data, MSc Student, Diogo Alexandre Oliveira Silva, 11-2015
  • Automatic Arrythmia Classification: A Pattern Recognition Approach, MSc Student, Diana Paiva Moreira Batista, 12-2014
  • Identification of Stress States from ECG Signals using Unsupervised Learning Methods, MSc Student, Liliana Medina, 05-2009
Co-Supervision of theses
  • Face liveness detection, MSc Student, Ana Sofia de Cintra Moura Bastos, 12-2018
  • Sistema de Aquisição e Análise de Sinais em Ambiente Desportivo, MSc Student, Jorge Miguel Silverio do Carmo, 06-2015
  • A. L. N. Fred, M. Marsico Marsico, G. Baja, Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods: ICPRAM 2017, Revised Selected Papers, Springer International Publishing AG Springer Nature, Cham, 2018,
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  • A. L. N. Fred, M. Marsico Marsico, G. Baja, Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods: ICPRAM 2016 Revised Selected Papers, Springer International Publishing, Cham, 2017,
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  • A. L. N. Fred, H. Gamboa, Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies: BIOSTEC 2016, Revised Selected Papers, Springer International Publishing, Cham, 2017,
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  • A. L. N. Fred, J. L. G. Dietz Dietz, D. Aveiro Aveiro, K. Liu Liu, JBF Filipe, Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management: IC3k 2015 Revised Selected Papers, Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switzerland, 2016,
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  • A. L. N. Fred, M. Marsico Marsico, Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods: ICPRAM 2013 Revised Selected Papers, Springer International Publishing, New York, 2015,
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  • A. L. N. Fred, M. Marsico Marsico, A. Tabonne Tabonne, Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods: ICPRAM 2014 Revised Selected Papers, Springer International Publishing, New York, 2015,
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  • A. L. N. Fred, M. Marsico Marsico, M. A. T. Figueiredo, Pattern recognition Applications and Methods: ICPRAM 2015 Revised Selected Papers, Springer International Publishing, New York, 2015,
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  • A. L. N. Fred, J. L. G. Dietz Dietz, D. Aveiro Aveiro, K. Liu Liu, JBF Filipe, Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management: IC3k 2014 Revised Selected Papers, Springer International Publishing, New York, 2015,
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  • M. Helfert, A. H. Holzinger, M. Ziefle, A. L. N. Fred, J. O'Donoghue, C. Rocker, Information and Communication Technologies for Ageing Well and e-Health; CT4AgeingWell 2015, Lisbon, Portugal, May 20-22, 2015. Revised Selected Papers, Springer International Publishing, zurich, 2015,
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  • A. L. N. Fred, H. Gamboa, D. Elias, Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies: BIOSTEC 2015, Lisbon, Portugal, January 12-15, 2015, Revised Selected Papers, Springer International Publishing, Zurich, 2015,
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  • A. L. N. Fred, JBF Filipe, Agents and Artificial Intelligence, Springer, New York, 2014,
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  • P. L. Carmona Carmona, J. S. Sanchez Sanches, A. L. N. Fred, ICPRAM 2012 - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods, Volume 1 – Theory and Methods, SciTePress, Setúbal, 2012,
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  • JBF Filipe, A. L. N. Fred, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence, Volume 1 – Artificial Intelligence, SciTePress, Setúbal, 2012,
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  • JBF Filipe, A. L. N. Fred, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence, Volume 2 – Agents, SciTePress, setúbal, 2012,
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  • A. L. N. Fred, JBF Filipe, H. Gamboa, Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - 4th International Joint Conference, BIOSTEC 2011 - Revised Selected Papers, Springer, Berlin, 2012,
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  • JBF Filipe, A. L. N. Fred, Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Third International Conference, ICAART 2011, Revised Selected Papers, Springer, Berlin, 2012,
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  • A. L. N. Fred, J. L. G. Dietz Dietz, K. Liu Liu, JBF Filipe, Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management Second International Joint Conference, IC3K 2010, Revised Selected Papers, Springer, Berlin, 2012,
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  • P. L. Carmona Carmona, J. S. Sanchez Sanches, A. L. N. Fred, Mathematical Methodologies in Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning, Springer, Berlin, 2012,
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  • A. L. N. Fred, Knowledge Discovery, Knowlege Engineering and Knowledge Management, Springer, Berlin, 2011,
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  • A. L. N. Fred, JBF Filipe, H. Gamboa, Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Third International Joint Conference, BIOSTEC 2010 - Revised Selected Papers, Springer, Berlin, 2011,
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  • JBF Filipe, A. L. N. Fred, B. S. Sharp, Agents and Artificial Intelligence - Second International Conference, ICAART 2010, Revised Selected Papers, Springer, Berlin, 2011,
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  • A. L. N. Fred, J. L. G. Dietz Dietz, K. Liu Liu, JBF Filipe, Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management - First International Joint Conference, IC3K 2009, Revised Selected Papers, Springer, Berlin, 2011,
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  • A. L. N. Fred, J. Filipe, B. S. Sharp, ICAART 2010 - Proceedings of the International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence, Volume 1 - Artificial Intelligence, Valencia, Spain, January 22-24, 2010, INSTICC PRESS, Setúbal, 2010,
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  • A. L. N. Fred, J. Filipe, B. S. Sharp, ICAART 2010 - Proceedings of the International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence, Volume 2 - Agents, Valencia, Spain, January 22-24, 2010, INSTICC PRESS, Setúbal, 2010,
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  • A. L. N. Fred, Pattern Recognition in Information Systems - Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Pattern Recognition in Information Systems, INSTICC PRESS, Setúbal, 2010,
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  • A. L. N. Fred, JBF Filipe, H. Gamboa, Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - International Joint Conference, BIOSTEC 2009 - Revised Selected Papers, Springer, Berlin, 2010,
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  • JBF Filipe, A. L. N. Fred, B. S. Sharp, Agents and Artificial Intelligence - International Conference, ICAART 2009, Revised Selected Papers, Springer, Berlin, 2010,
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  • A. L. N. Fred, Pattern Recognition in Information Systems, INSTICC PRESS, Milan, 2009,
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  • JBF Filipe, A. L. N. Fred, B. S. Sharp, Agents and Artificial Intelligence, Springer, Berlin, 2009,
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  • A. L. N. Fred, JBF Filipe, H. Gamboa, Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - International Joint Conference, BIOSTEC 2008 - Revised Selected Papers, Springer, Berlin, 2009,
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  • A. L. N. Fred, JBF Filipe, Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies, Springer, Berlin, 2008,
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  • A. L. N. Fred, A. K. Jain, Pattern Recognition in Information Systems, INSTICC PRESS, Funchal, 2007,
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  • A. L. N. Fred, Pattern Recognition in Information Systems, Ana Fred and André Lourenço, INSTICC PRESS, Paphos, 2006,
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  • A. L. N. Fred, Structural, Syntactic, and Statistical Pattern Recognition, Dit-Yan Yeung, James Kwok, Ana Fred, Fabio Roli, and Dick de Ridder, Springer, Berlin, 2006,
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  • A. L. N. Fred, Pattern Recognition in Information Systems, Hugo Gamboa and Ana Fred, INSTICC PRESS, Miami, 2005,
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  • H. Gamboa, A. L. N. Fred, Proceedings of The Fifth International Worshop on Pattern Recognition in Information Systems, ICEIS Press, Miami, 2005,
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  • A. L. N. Fred, Advances in Pattern Recognition, Ana Fred, Terry Caelli, Bob Duin, Dick de Ridder, Springer, Berlin, 2004,
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  • A. L. N. Fred, Pattern Recognition in Information Systems, Ana Fred, ICEIS Press, Porto, 2004,
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  • A. L. N. Fred, Pattern Recognition in Information Systems, Ana Fred and Anil K.Jain, ICEIS Press, Setúbal, 2001,
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  • H. Aidos, A. L. N. Fred, Consensus of Clusterings based on High-Order Dissimilarities, Chapter in, Partitional Clustering Algorithms, M. Emre Celebi, Springer, 2015
  • H. Aidos, J. Duarte, A. L. N. Fred, Diagnosing Alzheimer’s Disease: Automatic Extraction and Selection of Coherent Regions in FDG-PET Images, Chapter in, Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies, Springer International Publishing, -, 2015
  • H. Aidos, A. L. N. Fred, Learning similarities by accumulating evidence in a probabilistic way, Chapter in, Progress in Pattern Recognition, Image Analysis, Computer Vision, and Applications, Eduardo Bayro-Corrochano and Edwin Hancock, Springer, 2014
  • A. P. Alves Alves, João Martins Martins, H. Silva, A. Lourenço, A. L. N. Fred, H. F. Ferreira, Paper-based inkjet electrodes: Experimental study for ECG applications, Chapter in, Physiological Computing Systems, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Berlin, 2014
  • J. Duarte, A. L. N. Fred, F. Jorge Duarte Duarte, Adaptive Evidence Accumulation Clustering Using the Confidence of the Objects’ Assignments, Chapter in, PAKDD 2012 Workshops, Lectune Notes in Computer Science, T. Washio and J. Luo, Springer, 2013
  • A. Lourenço, S. Bulo Bulo, A. L. N. Fred, M. Pelillo, Consensus Clustering with Robust Evidence Accumulation, Chapter in, Energy Minimization Methods in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Heyden, Anders and Kahl, Fredrik and Olsson, Carl and Oskarsson, Magnus and Tai, Xue-Cheng, Springer, Lund, 2013
  • A. Lourenço, S. Bulo Bulo, N. Rebagliati, A. L. N. Fred, M. A. T. Figueiredo, M. Pelillo, A MAP approach to evidence accumulation clustering, Chapter in, Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods 2013, Revised Selected Papers, Maria De Marsico and Ana Fred, Springer, Vilamoura, 2013
  • A. Lourenço, S. Bulo Bulo, C. C. Carreiras, H. Silva, A. L. N. Fred, M. Pelillo, Dominant Set Approach to ECG Biometrics, Chapter in, CIARP 2013, Part I, LNCS 8258 proceedings, ?, Springer, Havana, 2013
  • A. L. N. Fred, A. Lourenço, H. Aidos, S. Bulo Bulo, N. Rebagliati, M. A. T. Figueiredo, M. Pelillo, Learning Similarities from Examples under the Evidence Accumulation Clustering Paradigm, Chapter in, Similarity-Based Pattern Analysis and Recognition, Marcello Pelillo, Springer, 2013
  • N. Nunes, D. Rebelo Rebelo, H. Gamboa, A. L. N. Fred, Clustering Algorithm for Human Behavior Recognition Based on Biosignal Analysis, Chapter in, Human Behavior Recognition Technologies: Intelligent Applications for Monitoring and Security, Hans W. Guesgen and Stephen Marsland, IGI global, Medical Information Science Reference, 2013
  • H. Gamboa, H. Silva, A. L. N. Fred, Electrophysiological Multimodal Biometrics, Chapter in, Multibiometrics Systems: Modern Perspectives to Identity Verification, Dakshina Kisku, Phalguni Gupta and Massimo Tistarelli, Germany, 2012
  • A. Lourenço, A. L. N. Fred, M. A. T. Figueiredo, A Generative Dyadic Aspect Model for Evidence Accumulation Clustering, Chapter in, SIMBAD 2011, M. Pelillo and E.R. Hancock, Springer, 2011
  • H. Aidos, A. L. N. Fred, A Study of Embedding Methods under the Evidence Accumulation Framework, Chapter in, SIMBAD 2011, M. Pelillo and E.R. Hancock, Springer, 2011
  • J. Duarte, A. L. N. Fred, A. Lourenço, F. Jorge Duarte Duarte, On Consensus Clustering Validation, Chapter in, Structural, Syntactic, and Statistical Pattern Recognition, Hancock, Edwin and Wilson, Richard and Windeatt, Terry and Ulusoy, Ilkay and Escolano, Francisco, Springer, 2010
  • S. Bulo Bulo, A. Lourenço, A. L. N. Fred, Pairwise Probabilistic Clustering Using Evidence Accumulation, Chapter in, Structural, Syntactic, and Statistical Pattern Recognition, Edwin R. Hancock and Richard C. Wilson and Terry Windeatt and Ilkay Ulusoy and Francisco Escolano, Springer, Berlin, 2010
  • A. L. N. Fred, A. Lourenço, Cluster Ensemble Methods: from Single Clusterings to Combined Solutions, Chapter in, Supervised and Unsupervised Ensemble Methods and their Applications, Oleg Okun and Giorgio Ventini, Springer, 2008
  • A. L. N. Fred, Similarity Measures and Clustering of String Patterns, Chapter in, Pattern Recognition and String Matching, Dechang Chen and Xiuzhen Cheng, Kluwer Academic, 2002
  • H. Gamboa, A. L. N. Fred, Designing Intelligent Tutoring Systems: a Bayesian Approach, Chapter in, Enterprise Information System III, Joaquim Filipe, Bernardete Sharp and Paula Miranda, Kluwer Academic, 2002
  • A. L. N. Fred, Clustering based on Dissimilarity First Derivatives, Chapter in, Proc. of the 2nd Intl. Workshop on Pattern Recognition in Information Systems, J. Iñesta and L. Micó, ICEIS Press, Alicante, 2002
  • A. L. N. Fred, A. K. Jain, Evidence Accumulation Clustering based on the K-Means Algorithm, Chapter in, Statistical, Syntactical and Structural Pattern Recognition, T. Caelli et al., Springer, 2002
  • H. Gamboa, A. L. N. Fred, Designing Intelligent Tutoring Systems: a Bayesian Approach, Chapter in, Enterprise Information Systems III, Joaquim Filipe et Al, ICEIS Press, 2002
  • A. L. N. Fred, J. Filipe, Syntax-directed translation schemes for multi-agent systems conversation modelling, Chapter in, Enterprise Information Systems II, J. Filipe B. Sharp and J. Cordeiro, Kluwer Academic, 2001
  • A. L. N. Fred, Finding consistent clusters in data partitions, Chapter in, Multiple Classifier Systems, Josef Kittler and Fabio Roli, Springer, 2001
  • A. L. N. Fred, I. Burnett, Computation of Substring Probabilities in Stochastic Grammars, Chapter in, Grammatical Inference: Algorithms and Applications, A. Oliveira, Springer, 2001
  • A. L. N. Fred, J. Filipe, T. J. Clagett, PSG-Expert: An Expert System for the Diagnosis of Sleep Disorders, Chapter in, European Neurological Network, T. Paiva, T. Penzel, Kluwer Academic, 2000
  • A. L. N. Fred, J. Leitão, A Comparative Study of String Dissimilarity Measures in Structural Clustering, Chapter in, International Conference on Advances in Pattern Recognition, Sameer Singh, Springer, 1998
  • A. L. N. Fred, J. Leitão, Minimal Sample Size for Grammatical Inference - a Bootstraping Approach, Chapter in, 2nd International Workshop on Statistical Techniques in Pattern Recognition, A. Amin, D. Dori, P. Pudil and H. Freeman, Springer, 1998
  • A. L. N. Fred, Clustering of Sequences using a Minimum Grammar Complexity Criterion, Chapter in, Grammatical Inference: Learning Syntax from Sentences, L. Miclet, C. Higuera, Springer, 1996
  • A. L. N. Fred, Predicting REM in Sleep EEG using a Structural Approach, Chapter in, Pattern Recognition in Practise, E. S. Gelsema et. al., Elsevier Science, 1994

Closed Projects14

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
ADIAR Alzheimer Disease: Image Analysis and Recognition FCT/PTDC 01-02-2011 01-07-2014
Affective Mouse Affective Mouse QREN 01-10-2008 01-09-2012
BLEP Biomechanics of Locomotion in Elderly People FCT/PTDC 01-01-2008 01-12-2010
EMUSuL Ensemble Methods in Unsupervised and Semi-Supervised Learning FCT/POSC 01-01-2005 31-12-2007
ESQUELETO Evaluation of biomechanical load in the muscle-scheleton system FCT/POCI 01-10-2004 01-04-2008
EvaClue Evidence Accumulation in Unsupervised and Semi-Supervised Learning: a Cluster Ensemble Approach FCT/PTDC 01-01-2010 01-03-2013
HCI Reconhecimento de Padrões Cognitivos e Afectivos na Interacção Pessoa-Computador INSTICC 09-03-2004 09-12-2007
HeartBIT Novel pervasive technologies for the prevention and monitoring of cardiovascular diseases IT/LA 01-01-2014 01-12-2015
InVivoMuscle Development of “in vivo” experimental techniques and modeling methodologies for the evaluation of the mechanical load applied on the musculoskeletal system FCT/PTDC 01-02-2010 01-08-2013
LearnBIG Unsupervised and Semi-Supervised Learning from Big Data FCT/PTDC 01-05-2016 01-06-2018
LearningS Learning from Sequences FCT/PTDC 01-03-2013 01-03-2015
SIMBAD Beyond features: similarity-based pattern analysis and recognition EU/FP7 01-02-2008 01-03-2011
SSL-AMDMR Statistical and Structural Learning: Applications in Multimedia Data Mining and Retrieval FCT/POSI 01-01-2001 31-12-2004
VITALIDI Android Biometrics Demonstrator IT/LA 01-11-2011 01-12-2013
  • H. Silva, A. L. N. Fred, Featured Researcher at the Sparks “Beyond the Lab: The DIY Science Revolution” Exhibition, To complement the stories of common citizens contributing to scientific research and the artworks presented in ‘Beyond the Lab: The DIY science revolution’, each venue hosting the exhibition presents a local example of how RRI is or can be applied in research in the field of medicine and healthcare. Sparks partners have worked within local partnerships with researchers, universities, NGOs and citizens to identify the object or the research that would be featured in the local corner of the exhibition. Our work with BITalino was the selected showcase in Portugal., 01-01-2017
  • H. Silva, A. P. Alves Alves, A. Lourenço, A. L. N. Fred, I. Montalvão, L. Alegre, Best Paper Award at SouthCHI 2013, Best Paper Award at SouthCHI 2013, with the work 'Towards the Detection of Deception in Interactive Multimedia Environments', 01-07-2013
  • A. L. N. Fred, H. Silva, A. Lourenço, 1st Prize of contest INOVPORTUGAL, 1st Prize on the portuguese contest of innovation and entrepreneurship, INOVPORTUGAL, with the project VITALIDI, 01-05-2013
  • H. Silva, A. Lourenço, A. L. N. Fred, JBF Filipe, Best Paper Award at USAB 2011, Best Paper Award at the USAB 2011 conference, with the work ''Clinical Data Privacy and Customization via Biometrics Based on ECG Signals'', 01-11-2011
  • A. L. N. Fred, A. K. Jain, Best Paper Award in Pattern Recognition and Basic Technologies, Best Paper Award in Pattern Recognition and Basic Technologies presented to Ana Fred for the 18th International Conference on Pattern Recognition paper "Learning Pairwise Similarity for Data Clustering", issued by the International Association for Pattern Recognition, 21-08-2006
  • A. L. N. Fred, Chair of IAPR Publications and Publicity Committee, Member of Technical Committee, Chair of the IAPR Publications and Publicity Committee for the term 2008-2010, 01-01-2009
  • A. Lourenço, A. L. N. Fred, Introdução ao Processamento de Sinal Electrofisiológico, FMH Laboratório Biomecânica, Tutorial, 01-01-2008
  • A. L. N. Fred, Clustering Methods, Training Course, Programa de Doutoramento de Biologia Computacional do IGC/FCT/Siemens, 23-02-2007
  • A. L. N. Fred, "Learning Pairwise Similarity for Data Clustering, Seminars, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Michigan State University, 03-12-2006
  • A. L. N. Fred, Learning Pairwise Similarity for Data Clustering, Seminars, Instituto de Telecomunicações - Grupo TCRP, 21-07-2006
  • A. L. N. Fred, Non-Supervised Clustering Techniques, Training Course, AERFAI Summer School on Action and Object Classi¯cation Techniques in Digital Images, 16-07-2006
  • A. L. N. Fred, Unsupervised Learning: Clustering Methods, Training Course, Programa de Doutoramento de Biologia Computacional do IGC/FCT/Siemens, 14-02-2006
  • A. L. N. Fred, Combination of Clustering Ensembles using Evidence Accumulation (EAC), Invited Talks, Delft University of Technology, 17-01-2005
  • A. L. N. Fred, Chair of IAPR technical committee: Structural and Syntactic Pattern Recognition, Member of Technical Committee, Chair of TC2, ''Structural and Syntactic Pattern Recognition'' for the term 2002-2004, 01-01-2004
  • A. L. N. Fred, Clustering and combination of clustering ensembles, Invited Talks, Red Temática de Reconocimiento de Formas y sus Aplicaciones, Espanha, 04-09-2003
  • A. L. N. Fred, On and O the person ECG data sensing and processing technology, Portugal, Lisbon, 11-2017
  • A. L. N. Fred, Pervasive Health Monitoring, Portugal, Lisbon, 05-2017
  • A. L. N. Fred, "Health Monitoring and Active Ageing", Invited talk integrated in the Invited Symposium Innovation in Active Ageing, within the 12th International Congress of the European Geriatric Medicine Society (EUGMS), Portugal, Lisbon, 10-2016
  • A. L. N. Fred, "Biomedical Imaging: Windows to your inner you", Invited talk integrated in Science and Technology in Portugal Meeting, Lisbon Congress Center, Portugal, Lisbon, 07-2016
  • A. L. N. Fred, "Pervasive monitoring of biosignals for personalised health, emotion, and identity assessment", Invited talk at the 1st Academic Symposium of the European Project ALHTOUR, Netherlands, Maastricht, 06-2016
  • A. L. N. Fred, "BioPrint: Biosignals as Health, Emotion, and Identity Markers", Invited Talk integrated in the Mind-Brain College, Portugal, Lisbon, 03-2016
  • A. L. N. Fred, "Pervasive ECG: Emotion and Identity at your Fingertips", Invited Talk integrated in the 2nd International Congress on Cardiovascular Technologies, CARDIOTECHNIX, 2015, Italy, Rome, 10-2014
  • A. L. N. Fred, Data Mining using Clustering Ensembles, Poland, Wroclaw, 09-2012
  • A. L. N. Fred, BioPrint: Biosignals as Health, Emotion, and Identity Markers, Portugal, Lisbon, 07-2012
  • A. L. N. Fred, Biosignals: Projects, Applications and Motivating Scenarios, Portugal, Lisbon, 03-2012
  • A. L. N. Fred, Unsupervised Learning: From Single Clustering to Ensemble Methods - short course, Poland, Wroclaw, 03-2011
  • A. L. N. Fred, Biometrics and Security in Access Control; invited talk - Smart Cards 2010, Portugal, Lisbon, 05-2010
  • A. L. N. Fred, Unsupervised Learning and Cluster Ensemble Methods: State of the Art and Directions for the Future ; short course (3h) - JOCLAD 2010, Portugal, Lisbon, 03-2010
  • A. L. N. Fred, Unsupervised Learning using Evidence Accumulation ; Invited Talk - JOCLAD 2010, Portugal, Lisbon, 03-2010
  • A. L. N. Fred, Unsupervised Learning: From Single Clustering to Ensemble Methods, Portugal, Lisbon, 04-2009
  • A. L. N. Fred, Overview of Clustering and Cluster Ensemble Methods, Portugal, Lisbon, 05-2008
  • A. L. N. Fred, A. Lourenço, Introdução ao Processamento de Sinal Electrofisiológico, Portugal, Paço-de-Arcos, 01-2008
  • A. L. N. Fred, Cluster Ensemble Methods: Challenges and Achievements, Spain, Girona, 06-2007
  • A. L. N. Fred, Clustering Methods, Portugal, Oeiras, 02-2007
  • A. L. N. Fred, Learning Pairwise Similarity for Data Clustering, United States, East Lansing - Michigan, 12-2006
  • A. L. N. Fred, Unsupervised Learning: Clustering Methods, Portugal, Oeiras, 02-2006
  • A. L. N. Fred, Combination of Clustering Ensembles using Evidence Accumulation (EAC), Netherlands, Delft, 01-2005
  • A. L. N. Fred, Clustering and combination of clustering ensembles, Spain, Madrid, 09-2003
  • A. L. N. Fred, Unsupervised Learning using Evidence Accumulation ; Invited Talk - JOCLAD 2010, Portugal, Lisbon
  • International Conf. on Pattern Recognition - ICPR, Scientific Committee, 2019
  • INSTICC International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods ICPRAM, Conference Chairman, 2019
  • European Signal Processing Conf. - EUSIPCO, Technical Programme Committee, 2018
  • International Joint Conf. on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - BIOSTEC, Conference co-chair, 2018
  • INSTICC International Conf. on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods - ICPRAM, Conference Chairman, 2018
  • International Conf. on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval - KDIR, Conference Chairman, 2017
  • Iberian Conference on Pattern Recognition IbPRIA, Technical Programme Committee, 2017
  • INSTICC International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods ICPRAM, Conference Chairman, 2017
  • International Joint Conf. on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - BIOSTEC, Conference co-chair, 2017
  • International Conf. on Pattern Recognition - ICPR, Technical Programme Committee, 2016
  • International Conf. on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval - KDIR, Conference Chairman, 2016
  • International Joint Conf. on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - BIOSTEC, Conference co-chair, 2016
  • INSTICC International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods ICPRAM, Conference Chairman, 2016
  • International Conf. on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval - KDIR, Conference Chairman, 2015
  • Iberian Conference on Pattern Recognition IbPRIA, Technical Programme Committee, 2015
  • International Joint Conf. on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - BIOSTEC, Conference co-chair, 2015
  • INSTICC International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods ICPRAM, Conference Chairman, 2015
  • International Conf. on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval - KDIR, Conference Chairman, 2014
  • International Conf. on Pattern Recognition - ICPR, Technical Programme Committee, 2014
  • INSTICC International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods ICPRAM, Conference Chairman, 2014
  • International Joint Conf. on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - BIOSTEC, Conference co-chair, 2014
  • International Conf. on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval - KDIR, Conference Chairman, 2013
  • INSTICC International Conf. on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods - ICPRAM, Conference Chairman, 2013
  • International Joint Conf. on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - BIOSTEC, Conference co-chair, 2013
  • International Conf. on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval - KDIR, Conference Chairman, 2012
  • INSTICC International Conf. on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods - ICPRAM, Conference Chairman, 2012
  • International Joint Conf. on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - BIOSTEC, Conference co-chair, 2012
  • International Conf. on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval - KDIR, Conference Chairman, 2011
  • International Joint Conf. on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - BIOSTEC, Conference co-chair, 2011
  • International Conf. on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval - KDIR, Conference Chairman, 2010
  • International Joint Conf. on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - BIOSTEC, Conference co-chair, 2010
  • AIMI International Conf. on Image Analysis and Recognition - ICIAR, Technical Programme Committee, 2010
  • International Conf. on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval - KDIR, Conference Chairman, 2010
  • International Conf. on Pattern Recognition - ICPR, Technical Programme Committee, 2010
  • International Joint Conf. on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - BIOSTEC, Conference Chairman, 2010
  • International Workshop on Pattern Recognition in Information Systems, Conference Chairman, 2010
  • Joint IAPR International Workshops on Syntactical and Structural Pattern Recognition and Statistical Pattern Recognition, Technical Programme Committee, 2010
  • International Conf. on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval - KDIR, Conference Chairman, 2009
  • International Joint Conf. on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - BIOSTEC, Conference co-chair, 2009
  • AIMI International Conf. on Image Analysis and Recognition - ICIAR, Technical Programme Committee, 2009
  • International Conf. on Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns - CAIP, Technical Programme Committee, 2009
  • International Conf. on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval - KDIR, Conference Chairman, 2009
  • International Conf. on Machine Learning and Data Mining - MLDM, Technical Programme Committee, 2009
  • International Joint Conf. on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - BIOSTEC, Conference Chairman, 2009
  • International Workshop on Pattern Recognition in Information Systems, Conference Chairman, 2009
  • International Joint Conf. on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - BIOSTEC, Conference co-chair, 2008
  • AIMI International Conf. on Image Analysis and Recognition - ICIAR, Technical Programme Committee, 2008
  • International Conf. on Pattern Recognition - ICPR, Technical Programme Committee, 2008
  • International Joint Conf. on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - BIOSTEC, Conference Chairman, 2008
  • Joint IAPR International Workshops on Syntactical and Structural Pattern Recognition and Statistical Pattern Recognition, Technical Programme Committee, 2008
  • 5th International Conference on Machine Learning and Data Mining, MLDM 2007, Technical Programme Committee, 2007
  • 7th International Workshop on Pattern Recognition in Information Systems - PRIS 2007, Conference Chairman, 2007
  • 9th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - ICEIS 2007, Technical Programme Committee, 2007
  • 3rd Iberian Conference on Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis - IbPRIA 2007, Technical Programme Committee, 2007
  • Workshop on Supervised and Unsupervised Ensemble Methods and Their Applications - SUEMA 2007, Technical Programme Committee, 2007
  • AIMI International Conf. on Image Analysis and Recognition - ICIAR, Technical Programme Committee, 2007
  • International Conf. on Machine Learning and Data Mining - MLDM, Technical Programme Committee, 2007
  • International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition - ICIAR 2006, Scientific Committee, 2006
  • International Workshop on Multimedia Content Representation, Classifcation and Security, MMRCS 2006, Technical Programme Committee, 2006
  • International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Decision Support, ICKEDS 2006, Scientific Committee, 2006
  • IAPR 18th Int. Conference on Pattern Recognition - ICPR 2006, Scientific Committee, 2006
  • IAPR International Workshops on Structural, Syntactic and Statistical Pattern Recognition - S+SSPR 2006, Conference Chairman, 2006
  • 8th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - ICEIS 2006, Technical Programme Committee, 2006
  • 6th International Workshop on Pattern Recognition in Information Systems - PRIS 2006, Conference Chairman, 2006
  • Iberoamerican Congress on Pattern Recognition - CIARP, Technical Programme Committee, 2006
  • International Conf. on Pattern Recognition - ICPR, Technical Programme Committee, 2006
  • International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition - ICIAR 2005, Technical Programme Chairman, 2005
  • IPC 2005, Technical Programme Committee, 2005
  • 2nd Iberian Conference on Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis - IbPRIA 2005, Technical Programme Committee, 2005
  • 5th International Workshop on Pattern Recognition in Information Systems - PRIS 2005, Technical Programme Committee, 2005
  • 7th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - ICEIS 2005, Technical Programme Committee, 2005
  • International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition - ICIAR 2004, Technical Programme Committee, 2004
  • IAPR International Workshops on Structural, Syntactic and Statistical Pattern Recognition - S+SSPR 2004, Conference Chairman, 2004
  • IAPR 17th Int. Conference on Pattern Recognition - ICPR 2004, Technical Programme Committee, 2004
  • Fourth International Workshop on Pattern Recognition in Information Systems - PRIS 2004, Conference Chairman, 2004
  • 6th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - ICEIS 2004, Technical Programme Committee, 2004
  • International Conf. on Pattern Recognition - ICPR, Technical Programme Committee, 2004
  • 5th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - ICEIS 2003, Technical Programme Committee, 2003
  • IAPR International Workshops on Structural, Syntactic and Statistical Pattern Recognition - S+SSPR 2002, Technical Programme Committee, 2002
  • 4th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - ICEIS 2002, Technical Programme Committee, 2002
  • Second International Workshop on Pattern Recognition in Information Systems - PRIS 2002, Technical Programme Committee, 2002
  • First International Workshop on Pattern Recognition in Information Systems - PRIS 2001, Conference Chairman, 2001
  • Area Editor, Pattern Recognition, 01-01-2017 - today
  • Editorial Board, Pattern Recognition Letters, 15-04-2004 - 01-01-2010
  • Guest co-Editor of a Special Issue on Pattern Recognition in Information Systems, 01-05-2001 - 01-12-2002
  • IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence
    2009, 1 review(s); 2002, 1 review(s);
  • Pattern Recognition Letters
    2003, 1 review(s);