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... Luís Eduardo de Pinho Ducla Soares

Senior Researcher

Luís Soares

Academic position: Assistant Professor
Joining date: 10-01-1997
Roles in IT: Senior Researcher
Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia
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

  • PhD, Instituto Superior Técnico, 20-04-2004
  • Licenciatura, Instituto Superior Técnico, 19-06-1996
  • error resilience in video coding
  • Sociedade Portuguesa para a Educação em Engenharia, 01-01-2010, Sócio Fundador
  • Ordem dos Engenheiros, 01-01-2001, Membro Sénior Especialista
  • ISCTE - Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, 16-10-2000, Assistant Professor
  • IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 01-01-1998, Senior Member
Supervision of theses
  • Interactive Application for Cetacean Photogrammetry, MSc Student, Francisco Faria Aleixo, 07-2018
  • An Inpainting System, MSc Student, Pedro Lourenço, 10-2015
Co-Supervision of theses
  • On High Resolution Palmprint Matching, MSc Student, Lúcia Marília Matos Carreira, 11-2013
  • Biometric Recognition based on Latent Palmprints, MSc Student, Sanchit, 10-2012
  • Biometric Recognition based on a Smartphone, MSc Student, Nuno Freire Moço, 05-2012
  • Enhancing the Security of Biometrics with Distributed Source Coding, MSc Student, Gonçalo Filipe da Fonseca Lourenço, 10-2009
  • C. Conti, L. D. Soares, P. Nunes, 3D Holoscopic Video Representation and Coding Technology, Chapter in, Novel 3D Media Technologies, Ahmet Kondoz and Tasos Dagiuklas, Springer, New York, 2015
  • L. D. Soares, P. Nunes, Network-Aware Error Resilient Video Coding, Chapter in, Advanced Video Communications over Wireless Networks, Ce Zhu, Yuenan Li, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, USA, 2013
  • P. Nunes, L. D. Soares, Rate Control and Error Resilience for Object-Based Video Coding, Chapter in, Intelligent Multimedia Communication: Techniques and Applications, Chang Wen Chen, Zhu Li, and Shiguo Lian, Springer, Berlin Heidelberg, 2010

Closed Projects12

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
3D VIVANT Live Immerse Video-Audio Interactive Multimedia EU/FP7 01-03-2010 01-05-2013
3D-SERVICIS Scalable Error Resilient 3D Holoscopic Video Coding for Immersive Systems FCT 01-06-2014 01-05-2016
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 IC 1106 Integrating Biometrics and Forensics for the Digital Age ESF/COST 01-03-2012 01-03-2016
LIFESYS Light Field Processing and Encoding System FCT 01-06-2016 01-05-2018
MOG-QC on the GO MOG-QC on the GO - Desenvolvimento de um sistema integrado de controlo da qualidade de conteúdos audiovisuais FEDER/QREN 01-07-2013 01-06-2015
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
QUIS-CAMPI QUIS-CAMPI: Biometric Recognition in Surveillance Environments IT/LA 01-03-2014 01-02-2015
VISNET II Networked audiovisual media technologies II EU 01-07-2006 01-06-2009
  • C. Conti, P. Nunes, L. D. Soares, Scientific Awards ISCTE-IUL 2016, Awarded for the paper entitled "HEVC-based 3D holoscopic video coding using self-similarity compensated prediction", Lisbon, Portugal, 01-06-2017
  • C. Conti, L. D. Soares, P. Nunes, Best Poster Award COST Interaction 2014, Budapest, Awarded at the Best Poster competition of COST training school on Rich 3D Content: Creation, Perception and Interaction for the poster entitled ''Display Scalable 3D Holoscopic Video Coding'', Budapest, Hungary, 01-07-2014
  • C. Conti, P. Nunes, L. D. Soares, Scientific Awards ISCTE-IUL 2014, Awarded for the paper entitled ''Inter-Layer Prediction Scheme for Scalable 3-D Holoscopic Video Coding'', Lisbon, Portugal, 01-06-2014
  • L. D. Soares, Alcatel - Prof. Carvalho Fernandes Award, Best Telecommunications Student graduating in 1996, 17-07-1996
  • European Signal Processing Conf. - EUSIPCO, Organizing Committee, 2014
  • International Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics - IWBF, Organizing Committee, 2013
  • European Workshop on Biometrics and Identity Management - BioID, Technical Programme Committee, 2011
  • Mobile WiMAX - Towards Ubiquitous Internet, Organizing Committee, 2007
  • Picture Coding Symp., Special Sessions Chairman, 2007
  • Editorial Board, Signal Processing, 01-02-2018 - 31-12-2020
  • Guest Editor, IET Biometrics, 01-05-2013 - 01-05-2014
  • IEEE Trans. on Image Processing
    2017, 3 review(s); 2015, 2 review(s); 2011, 2 review(s); 2009, 1 review(s); 2007, 1 review(s); 2006, 3 review(s); 2004, 1 review(s); 2003, 1 review(s); 2002, 3 review(s);
  • Symmetry
    2015, 1 review(s);
  • Sensors
    2015, 1 review(s);
  • Signal Processing: Image Communication
    2016, 1 review(s); 2014, 1 review(s); 2013, 1 review(s); 2012, 2 review(s); 2011, 2 review(s); 2010, 2 review(s); 2009, 2 review(s); 2008, 2 review(s); 2006, 3 review(s); 1997, 1 review(s);
  • IET Biometrics
    2018, 1 review(s); 2017, 1 review(s); 2016, 2 review(s); 2014, 6 review(s); 2012, 2 review(s);
  • IEEE Transactions on Multimedia
    2018, 1 review(s);
  • IET Image Processing
    2013, 1 review(s); 2011, 1 review(s); 2009, 2 review(s); 2008, 1 review(s); 2007, 2 review(s);
  • ETRI Journal
    2007, 1 review(s);
  • EURASIP Jounal on Image and Video Processing
    2014, 1 review(s); 2013, 2 review(s); 2012, 2 review(s); 2011, 1 review(s); 2008, 2 review(s);
  • IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Tech.
    2015, 1 review(s); 2010, 1 review(s); 2008, 1 review(s); 1997, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Trans. on Multimedia
    2013, 2 review(s); 2012, 1 review(s); 2011, 2 review(s); 2010, 1 review(s);
  • Signal, Image and Video Processing Journal
    2013, 1 review(s); 2012, 4 review(s); 2010, 1 review(s);
  • European Trans. on Telecommunications
    2011, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Trans. on Broadcasting
    2011, 1 review(s);
  • Wireless Personal Communications
    2012, 1 review(s);
  • Pattern Recognition Letters
    2014, 2 review(s); 2012, 2 review(s);
  • EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing
    2012, 1 review(s);
  • Machine Vision and Applications
    2014, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Multimedia
    2014, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Signal Processing Letters
    2007, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems - Part II: Analog Digital Signal Processing
    1998, 1 review(s);
  • Signal Processing
    2006, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE International Conf. on Image Processing - ICIP
    2018, 1 review(s); 2017, 1 review(s); 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); 2008, 1 review(s); 2007, 1 review(s); 2006, 1 review(s); 2005, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE International Conf. on Multimedia and Expo - ICME
    2018, 1 review(s); 2017, 1 review(s); 2016, 1 review(s); 2015, 1 review(s); 2014, 1 review(s); 2013, 1 review(s); 2012, 1 review(s); 2009, 1 review(s); 2008, 1 review(s); 2007, 1 review(s);
  • Picture Coding Symp.
    2018, 1 review(s); 2015, 1 review(s); 2009, 1 review(s); 2007, 1 review(s);
  • International Workshop on Packet Video
    2007, 1 review(s);
  • European Signal Processing Conf. - EUSIPCO
    2013, 1 review(s); 2012, 1 review(s); 2011, 1 review(s); 2010, 1 review(s); 2008, 1 review(s); 2006, 1 review(s); 2004, 1 review(s);

  • 2011, 1 review(s); 2009, 1 review(s); 2008, 1 review(s);
  • International Conf. on Telecommunications - ICT
    2009, 1 review(s); 2006, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE EUSIPCO 3DTV-Conf.: The True Vision - Capture, Transmission and Display of 3D Video - 3DTV
    2012, 1 review(s); 2011, 1 review(s); 2010, 1 review(s); 2009, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference - MELECON
    2010, 1 review(s);
  • International Symp. on Visual Computing - IVC
    2010, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE International Symp. on Circuits and Systems - ISCAS
    2012, 1 review(s); 2011, 1 review(s); 2010, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE Symp. on Computers and Communications (ISCC)
    2011, 1 review(s);
  • IEEE International Workshop on Quality of Multimedia Experience - QoMEX
    2011, 1 review(s);
  • International Workshop on Systems, Signals and Image Processing
    2011, 1 review(s);
  • International Workshop on Biometrics and Forensics - IWBF
    2018, 1 review(s); 2017, 1 review(s); 2015, 1 review(s); 2014, 1 review(s); 2013, 1 review(s);
  • Future Network and Mobile Summit
    2013, 1 review(s);
  • International Conf. of the Biometrics Special Interest Group - BIOSIG
    2017, 1 review(s); 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);
  • Visual Communications and Image Processing - VCIP
    2014, 1 review(s);
  • 3DTV Conf. - 3DTV-CON
    2018, 1 review(s); 2015, 1 review(s);
  • IAPR International Conf. on Biometrics - ICB
    2016, 1 review(s);
  • Conf. on Telecommunications - ConfTele
    2007, 1 review(s); 2004, 1 review(s);
  • Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services WIAMIS
    2005, 1 review(s); 2004, 1 review(s);