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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

Currently running projects1

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
LIFESYS Light Field Processing and Encoding System FCT 01-06-2016 01-05-2018

Closed Projects11

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
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
  • 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
    2017, 1 review(s); 2016, 2 review(s); 2014, 6 review(s); 2012, 2 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
    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
    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.
    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
    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
    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);