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... Jorge Daniel Leonardo Proença

PhD Student

Jorge Proença

Academic position: PhD Student
Joining date: 01-04-2011
Roles in IT: PhD Student
Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia
Group: Multimedia Signal Processing – Co

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Address: IT – Coimbra
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Coimbra - Pole II
P-3030-290 COIMBRA
Tel: +351 239 796 236
Fax: +351 239 796 293


Scientific Achievements

  • MSc, Universidade de Coimbra, 01-01-2010
  • Automatic characterization of reading ability in children
  • Speech Recognition
  • Speech Processing
  • Universidade de Coimbra, 01-01-2013,
  • A. Veiga, D. Celorico, J. Proença, S. Candeias, F. Perdigão, Prosodic and Phonetic Features for Speaking Styles Classification and Detection, Chapter in, Advances in Speech and Language Technologies for Iberian Languages, D. Torre Toledano, A. Ortega Giménez, A. Teixeira, J. González Rodríguez, L. Hernández Gómez, R. San Segundo Hernández, and D. Ramos Castro, Springer, Madrid, 2012
  • A. Veiga, S. Candeias, D. Celorico, J. Proença, F. Perdigão, Towards Automatic Classification of Speech Styles, Chapter in, Computational Processing of the Portuguese Language, H. Caseli, A. Villavicencio, A. Teixeira, and F. Perdigão, Springer, Coimbra, 2012

Closed Projects1

Acronym Name Funding Agency Start date Ending date
LETSREAD Automatic assessment of reading ability of children IT/LA 01-02-2014 01-03-2016
  • 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
  • J. Proença, Automatically evaluating the reading performance of children, Portugal, Coimbra, 03-2017
  • J. Proença, Letsread - automatic evaluation of reading ability of children, Portugal, Braga, 10-2016