Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications
... Carla Alexandra Calado Lopes


Carla Lopes

Academic position: Assistant Professor
Joining date: 01-01-1999
Roles in IT: Researcher
Thematic Line: Information and Data Sciences
Group: Multimedia Signal Processing – Lr

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

Scientific Achievements

  • PhD, Universidade de Coimbra, 01-01-2012
  • MSc, Universidade de Coimbra, 25-07-2002
  • Licenciatura, Universidade de Coimbra, 14-12-1997
  • Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, 03-03-1998, Professora Adjunta
  • C. Lopes, F. Perdigão, Phone Recognition on the TIMIT Database, Chapter in, Speech Technologies, Ivo Ipsic, In-Tech, 2011
  • C. Lopes, A. Veiga, F. Perdigão, Automatic Phone Clustering based on Confusion Matrices, Chapter in, Computational Processing of the Portuguese Language, T. Pardo, A. Branco, A., R. Vieira and V. de Lima, Springer, 2010
  • C. Lopes, F. Perdigão, Event Detection by HMM, SVM and ANN: A Comparative Study, Chapter in, Computational Processing of the Portuguese Language, A. Teixeira, V. Lima, L. Oliveira, and P. Quaresma, Springer, 2008

Closed Projects4

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
AcuRec Acoustic Modelling for Speech Recognition IT/LA 01-09-2005 30-09-2007
HE[eee]SIT[u]ATION HE[eee]SIT[u]ATION: Portuguese Hesitation Models FCT/PTDC 01-02-2011 01-06-2013
LETSREAD Automatic assessment of reading ability of children IT/LA 01-02-2014 01-03-2016
Tecnovoz Tecnovoz ADI 01-07-2006 01-09-2008
  • J. Proença, D. Celorico, C. Lopes, M. D. Dias, M.Tjalve Tjalve, A. Stolcke, S. Candeias, F. Perdigão, Camões Prize 2016 for the Technologies for the Portuguese Language, Best paper award at PROPOR 2016 – International Conference on the Computational Processing of Portuguese, given by the Camões Institue for the paper "Design and Analysis of a Database to Evaluate Children’s Reading Aloud Performance", 01-07-2016
  • C. Lopes, F. Perdigão, VTLN through Frequency Warping Based on Pitch, prize for best paper in IEEE International Telecommunications Symposium-ITS2002, Natal, Brazil, 12-09-2002