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... Maria Paula Prata de Sousa

Researcher

Maria Sousa

Academic position: Assistant Professor
Joining date: 01-01-1999
Roles in IT: Researcher
Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia
Group: Network Architectures and Protocols – Cv

Email: Send Email
Address: IT Branch – Covilhã
Faculdade de Engenharia
Covilhã
6201-001
Tel: 275329953
Fax: 275329972

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Scientific Achievements

  • PhD, Universidade da Beira Interior, 20-09-2000
  • Licenciatura, Universidade da Beira Interior, 22-07-1988
  • Faul Tolerant Systems
  • Parellel and Distributed Programming
  • Association for Computing Machinery, 01-01-2004, Professional Member
  • IEEE, 01-01-2004, Member
  • Dep. de Informática, Universidade da Beira Interior, 01-01-1988,
Supervision of theses
  • M. E. Ferrão Ferrão, Paula Prata Sousa, Computing Topics on Multiple Imputation in Big Identifiable Data Using R: An Application to Educational Research, Chapter in, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 11621, Misra S. et al., Springer, Switzerland, 2019
  • P. Fazendeiro, Paula Prata Sousa, Performance Assessment of the Canonical Genetic Algorithm: A Study on Parallel Processing Via GPU Architecture, Chapter in, Evolutionary Computation: Techniques and Applications, Ashish M. Gujarathi and B. V. Babu, CRC-Taylor & Francis Group, Oakville, 2016
  • S. G. Azevedo Azevedo, Paula Prata Sousa, P. Fazendeiro, The role of radio frequency identifi cation (RFID) technologies in improving process management and product tracking in the textiles and fashion supply chain, Chapter in, Fashion supply chain management using radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies, W. K. Wong and Z. X. Guo, Woodhead Publishing, 2014
  • Paula Prata Sousa, L. F. .D. Duarte, M. E. Ferrão Ferrão, Web application for the analysis of assessment tests, Millenium, Vol. 2, No. 7, pp. 91 - 101, September, 2018 | BibTex
  • Paula Prata Sousa, S. Alves Alves, CSCLab: A Cloud-Based Platform for Managing Computing Labs, International Journal of Cloud Applications and Computing, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 36 - 55, October, 2015 | BibTex
  • J. P. Pereira, Paula Prata Sousa, Management of virtual machine images in heterogeneous clouds, International Journal of Computational Science and Engineering, Vol. 10, No. 1/2, pp. 113 - 129, January, 2015 | BibTex
  • M. E. Ferrão Ferrão, Paula Prata Sousa, Item Response Models in Computerized Adaptive Testing: a simulation study, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 8581, No. 1, pp. 552 - 565, July, 2014 | BibTex
  • Paula Prata Sousa, P. Fazendeiro, C. A. Augusto, S. Azevedo, V. C. Cruz-Machado, Ambiente Colaborativo para Avaliação de Cadeias de Abastecimento, RISTI - Revista Iberica de Sistemas e Tecnologias de Informacao, Vol. 0, No. 12, pp. 1 - 15, December, 2013,
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  • Paula Prata Sousa, P. Fazendeiro, P. Sequeira, C. N. Padole, A Comment on Bio-inspired Optimisation via GPU Architecture: The Genetic Algorithm Workload, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 1, No. 7677, pp. 670 - 678, December, 2012 | BibTex
  • P. Fazendeiro, C. N. Padole, P. Sequeira, Paula Prata Sousa, Implementations of a Genetic Algorithm for Feature Selection in Periocular Biometric Recognition, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 7677, No. 1, pp. 729 - 737, December, 2012 | BibTex
  • S. Azevedo, Paula Prata Sousa, P. Fazendeiro, V. C. Cruz-Machado, Assessment of Supply Chain Agility in a Cloud Computing-Based Framework, Scalable Computing, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 295 - 302, December, 2012 | BibTex
  • Paula Prata Sousa, P. Fazendeiro, P. Sequeira, Towards Cost-Effective Bio-Inspired Optimization: a Prospective Study on the GPU Architecture, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. II, No. 7077, pp. 63 - 70, December, 2011 | BibTex
  • E. Pinho Pinho, E. Aires Aires, Paula Prata Sousa, Tolerância a Falhas em Jogos On-line, Revista de Ciências da Informação e da Comunicação do CETAC.Media - Prisma.Com, Vol. 1, No. 10, pp. 1 - 18, July, 2010 | BibTex
  • Paula Prata Sousa, M. Rela, H. Madeira, J. Silva, Robust Assertions and Fail-Bounded Behavior, Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society, Vol. 10, No. 3, pp. 20 - 32, April, 2005 | BibTex
  • Paula Prata Sousa, E. C. Catumbela, Mobile Cloud Computing - Building High Availability Applications, ICEUBI2019 – International Congress on Engineering – Engineering for Evolution, Covilha, Portugal, Vol., pp. -, November, 2019 | BibTex
  • Paula Prata Sousa, S. E. S . Santos, Performance of Web Applications, International Congress on Engineering – A Vision for the Future ICEUBI, Covilhã, Portugal, Vol., pp. -, December, 2017 | BibTex
  • Paula Prata Sousa, L. D. Duarte, M. E. Ferrão Ferrão, Web Application for the Analysis of Assessment Tests, International Congress on Engineering – A Vision for the Future ICEUBI, Covilhã, Portugal, Vol., pp. -, December, 2017 | BibTex
  • A. Fernandes, Paula Prata Sousa, Robust Platform for Production Control, UBI International Conference on Engineering, Engineering for Society ICEUBI, Covilhã, Portugal, Vol., pp. -, December, 2015 | BibTex
  • Paula Prata Sousa, R. M. F. C. Cunha, P.A. Araújo, Escalabilidade do jogo WebRun: Versão Cliente-Servidor versus Versão Peer-to-Peer, VideoJogos - VJ, Barcelos, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 10, November, 2014 | BibTex
  • S. Alves Alves, Paula Prata Sousa, Proposal for an Agnostic Architecture of Cloud-based Computing Labs, Inforum - Simpósio de Informática, Porto, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 244 - 259, September, 2014,
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  • S. Alves Alves, Paula Prata Sousa, Using the cloud to build a computing lab, Conf. Ibérica de Sistemas e Tecnologias de Informação - CISTI, Barcelona, Spain, Vol. 1, pp. 928 - 933, June, 2014 | BibTex
  • J. P. Pereira, Paula Prata Sousa, Cloud Agnostic Virtual Machine Image Service, Inforum - Simpósio de Informática, Lisboa, Portugal, Vol., pp. 314 - 317, September, 2012 | BibTex
  • J. P. Pereira, Paula Prata Sousa, VISoR - Virtual Machine Images Management Service for Cloud Infrastructures, INSTICC International Conf. on Cloud Computing and Services Science - CLOSER, Porto, Portugal, Vol., pp. 401 - 406, April, 2012 | BibTex
  • P. Sequeira, Paula Prata Sousa, P. Fazendeiro, Genetic algorithms over GPUs: a preliminary assessment, International Conf. on Engineering - ICEUBI, Covilhã, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 10, November, 2011 | BibTex
  • Paula Prata Sousa, J. Muranho, Sparse Matrix-Vector Multiplication on GPU: When Is Rows Reordering Worthwhile?, International Conf. on Engineering - ICEUBI, Covilhã, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 10, November, 2011 | BibTex
  • Paula Prata Sousa, G. Melfe, P, R. Pesqueira, J. Muranho, Impacto da Organização dos Dados em Operações com Matrizes Esparsas na GPU, Inforum - Simpósio de Informática, Braga, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 255 - 266, September, 2010 | BibTex
  • Paula Prata Sousa, E. Pinho Pinho, E. Aires Aires, Database and State Replication in Multiplayer Online Games, International Conf. on Advanced Information Networking and Applications - AINA, Perth, Australia, Vol., pp. 1059 - 1064, April, 2010,
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  • Paula Prata Sousa, A. Pinto Pinto, Ferramenta para Visualização da Estrutura de Matrizes Esparsas de Grande Dimensão em GPU: GPU-MV, Actas de Engenharias, Covilhã, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 6, November, 2009 | BibTex
  • E. Pinho Pinho, E. Aires Aires, Paula Prata Sousa, Tolerância a Falhas em Jogos On-line, VideoJogos - VJ, Aveiro, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 10, November, 2009 | BibTex
  • Paula Prata Sousa, A. M. Ferreira Ferreira, A. Marques Marques, A. Gomes, Resolução de Sistemas de Equações Esparsas em GPU, Actas de Engenharias, Covilhã, Portugal, Vol. 1, pp. 1 - 6, November, 2009 | BibTex
  • Paula Prata Sousa, A. Gomes, A Grid Infrastructure for Online Games, ACM International Conf. on Interaction Sciences: Information Technology, Culture and Human - ICIS, Seoul, Korea, South, Vol. 403, pp. 670 - 673, November, 2009 | BibTex
  • J. Muranho, Paula Prata Sousa, M. Rela, J. Silva, Failure Boundedness in Discrete Applications, Latin-American Symp.on Dependable Computing - LADC, Morelia, Mexico, Vol. LNCS-4746, pp. 160 - 169, September, 2007 | BibTex
  • Paula Prata Sousa, J. Silva, Fault-Detection by Result-Checking for the Eigenproblem, European Dependable Computing Conference EDCC, Prague, Czech Republic, Vol. LNCS 1667, pp. 419 - 436, September, 1999 | BibTex
  • Paula Prata Sousa, J. Silva, Algorithm Based Fault Tolerance versus Result-Checking for Matrix Computations, Annual International Symp. on Fault Tolerant Computing - FTCS, Madison, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 4 - 11, June, 1999 | BibTex
  • J. Silva, Paula Prata Sousa, M. Rela, H. Madeira, Practical Issues in the Use of ABFT and a new Failure Model, Annual International Symp. on Fault Tolerant Computing - FTCS, Munich, Germany, Vol. 1, pp. 26 - 35, June, 1998 | BibTex

Closed Projects2

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
MOGGY MOGGY - A Browser-Based Massive Multiplayer Online Game Engine Architecture FCT/PTDC 01-01-2008 01-12-2010
WebRun Interactive Web game to promote the sports practice IT/LA 01-04-2010 01-04-2011
  • International Congress on Engineering – A Vision for the Future ICEUBI, Scientific Committee, 2017
  • Iberian Conference on Information Systems and Technologies (CISTI), Scientific Committee, 2017
  • AISTI - Iberian Conference on Information Systems and Technologies - CISTI, Scientific Committee, 2016
  • UBI International Conference on Engineering, Engineering for Society ICEUBI, Scientific Committee, 2015
  • AISTI - Iberian Conference on Information Systems and Technologies - CISTI, Scientific Committee, 2015
  • AISTI - Iberian Conference on Information Systems and Technologies - CISTI, Scientific Committee, 2014
  • International Conference on Engineering – Engineering for Economic Development ICEUBI, Scientific Committee, 2013
  • Inforum - Simpósio de Informática, Scientific Committee, 2013
  • CISTI - Conferência Ibérica de Sistemas e Tecnologias da Informação, Organizing Committee, 2013
  • Inforum - Simpósio de Informática, Scientific Committee, 2012
  • CISTI - Conferência Ibérica de Sistemas e Tecnologias da Informação, Scientific Committee, 2012
  • International Conf. on Engineering - ICEUBI, Scientific Committee, 2011
  • Inforum - Simpósio de Informática, Scientific Committee, 2011
  • Conf. Ibérica de Sistemas e Tecnologias de Informação - CISTI, Scientific Committee, 2011
  • Inforum - Simpósio de Informática, Scientific Committee, 2010
  • Inforum - Simpósio de Informática, Scientific Committee, 2009
  • Editorial Board, Coimbra Business School, 01-01-2016 - today
  • Editorial Board, RISTI - Revista Iberica de Sistemas e Tecnologias de Informacao, 01-11-2015 - today

  • 2007, 1 review(s);

  • 2010, 1 review(s); 2007, 1 review(s);
  • Inforum - Simpósio de Informática
    2011, 1 review(s); 2010, 1 review(s); 2009, 1 review(s);
  • Conf. Ibérica de Sistemas e Tecnologias de Informação - CISTI
    2011, 1 review(s);
  • International Conf. on Engineering - ICEUBI
    2011, 1 review(s);