Jorge Manuel M. C. Pereira Batista

Associate Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (DEEC)
Researcher at the Institute of Systems and Robotics (ISR)
Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra - Portugal
batista@isr.uc.pt

Research Interests

Wide range of computer vision and pattern analysis related issues, including real-time vision, video surveillance, video analysis, non-rigid modeling and facial analysis.

Research Projects

DG2CVPR - Differential Geometry for Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (PI)
Identity Recognition using 4D Facial Dynamics (PI) (web)
Gene Predit - Automatização da Plataforma de Recolha e Preparação de amostras Biológicas (PI)
ITraffic - Automatic Traffic Event Detection for the BRISA Telematic System (PI) (web)
AI_FI - Advanced Interaction Using Facial Information (PI) (web)
AVISAR - Automatic Detection of Incidents in the Brisa Telematic System (PI) (web)
POP - Perception on Purpose (FP6) (web)
S3 - Smart Surveillance Systems (PI) (SAPIENS 99)
TeleInspect - Inspecção Visual e Monitorização Remota em Ambientes Hostis (PI) (CERN2000)


Publications (2008-2015)

2015

Lifting Object Detection Datasets into 3D
J Carreira, S Vicente, L Agapito, J Batista 
IEEE PAMI- IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Special Issue CVPR 2014, (in press), 2015.

Lifting Object Detection Datasets into 3D
J Carreira, S Vicente, L Agapito, J Batista 
arXiv:1503.06465

Beyond the Shortest Path : Unsupervised Domain Adaptation by Sampling Subspaces along the Spline Flow
Rui Caseiro, Pedro Martins, João Henriques, Jorge Batista
CVPR 2015 - IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (24.8% accept. rate).

Free-Form Region Description with Second-Order Pooling
João Carreira, Rui Caseiro, Jorge Batista, Cristian Sminchisescu
IEEE PAMI- IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol.37, no. 6, pp. 1177-1189, June 2015.

High-Speed Tracking with Kernelized Correlation Filters
João Henriques, Rui Caseiro, Pedro Martins, Jorge Batista
IEEE PAMI-IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis & Machine Intelligence, vol.37, no. 3, pp. 583-596, March 2015.

2014

Fast Training of Pose Detectors in the Fourier Domain (preprint) (project)
João Henriques, Pedro Martins, Rui Caseiro, Jorge Batista
NIPS 2014- Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (25% accept. rate).

The Visual Object Tracking – VOT2014 Challenge Results
Matej Kristan, João Henriques, Jorge Batista, et. al.,  
VOT 2014- Workshop on Visual Object Tracking Challenge (in conjunction with ECCV 2014)

Likelihood-Enhanced Bayesian Constrained Local Models
Pedro Martins, Rui Caseiro, João Henriques, Jorge Batista
ICIP 2014 - IEEE Int. Conference on Image Processing (TOP 10% papers).

Pedestrian Detection Combining RGB and Dense LIDAR Data
Cristiano Premebida, João Carreira, Jorge Batista, Urbano Nunes
IROS 2014 - IEEE/RSJ Int. Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems.

High-Speed Tracking with Kernelized Correlation Filters
João Henriques, Rui Caseiro, Pedro Martins, Jorge Batista
arXiv:1404.7584

Non-Parametric Bayesian Constrained Local Models 
Pedro Martins, Rui Caseiro, Jorge Batista
CVPR 2014 - IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (30% accept. rate).

Reconstructing PASCAL VOC 
Sara Vicente, João Carreira, Lourdes Agapito, Jorge Batista
SUNw 2014 - Scene Understanding Workshop (in conjunction with IEEE CVPR2014)

Reconstructing PASCAL VOC 
Sara Vicente, João Carreira, Lourdes Agapito, Jorge Batista
CVPR 2014 - IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (Oral Presentation, 5.75% accept. rate)

2013

Stereoscopic Depth Perception using a Model Based on the Primary Visual Cortex
Fernanda Faria, Jorge Batista, Helder Araújo
PLOS ONE , PLOS (accepted), 2013;

Beyond Hard Negative Mining: Efficient Detector Learning via Block-Circulant Decomposition
Joao Henriques, João Carreira, Rui Caseiro, Jorge Batista
ICCV 2013 - IEEE Internacional Conference on Computer Vision (Oral Presentation, 2.7% accept. rate)

Rolling Riemannian Manifolds to Solve the Multi-class Classification Problem
Rui Caseiro, Pedro Martins, Joao Henriques, Fátima Leite, Jorge Batista
CVPR 2013 - IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (Oral Presentation, 3% accept. rate)

Generative Face Alignment Through 2.5D Active Appearance Models (link) (bib) (videos)
Pedro Martins, Rui Caseiro, Jorge Batista
Computer Vision and Image Understanding (CVIU) - Elsevier Journal: Volume 117, Issue 3, March 2013, Pages 250-268

2012

Semantic Segmentation with Second-Order Pooling (PDF) (project) (slides) (talk)
João Carreira, Rui Caseiro, Jorge Batista, Cristian Sminchisescu
ECCV 2012 - European Conference on Computer Vision (Oral Presentation, 4% accept. rate)

Let the Shape Speak - Discriminative Face Alignment using Conjugate Priors (PDF) (ext abs) (slides) (web slides) (videos)
Pedro Martins, Rui Caseiro, João F. Henriques, Jorge Batista
BMVC 2012 - British Machine Vision Conference (Oral Presentation, 8% accept. rate)

Discriminative Bayesian Active Shape Models (PDF) (poster) (spotlight) (videos)
Pedro Martins, Rui Caseiro, João F. Henriques, Jorge Batista
ECCV 2012 - European Conference on Computer Vision (23% accept. rate)

Semi-Intrinsic Mean shift on Riemannian Manifolds (PDF) (poster)
Rui Caseiro, João F. Henriques, Pedro Martins, Jorge Batista
ECCV 2012 - European Conference on Computer Vision (23% accept. rate)

Exploiting the Circulant Structure of Tracking-by-detection with Kernels (PDF) (project) (videos)
João F. Henriques, Rui Caseiro, Pedro Martins, Jorge Batista
ECCV 2012 - European Conference on Computer Vision (23% accept. rate)

A Nonparametric Riemannian Framework on Tensor Field with Application to Foreground Segmentation (link) (bib)
Rui Caseiro, Pedro Martins, João F. Henriques, Jorge Batista
Pattern Recognition (PR) - Elsevier Journal: Volume 45, Issue 11, November 2012, Pages 3997-4017

Simultaneous Vision System Calibration and Full-motion Estimation Using a Sequence of Noisy Images from a Stereo Affine Cameras
Carlos A. Santos, Carlos O. Costa, Jorge Batista
IROS 2012 - IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems

Calibration methodology of a vision system for measuring the displacements of long-deck suspension bridges
Carlos A. Santos, Carlos O. Costa, Jorge Batista
Structural Control and Health Monitoring, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Volume 19, Issue 3, April 2012, Pages 385 - 404.

Long Deck Suspension Bridge Monitoring: The Vision System Calibration Problem
Carlos A. Santos, Carlos A. Costa, Jorge Batista
Strain, Wiley Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Volume 48, Issue 2, April 2012, Pages 108 - 123.

A Vision-based IEKF Full-Motion Estimation on Long-Deck Suspension Bridges
Carlos A. Santos, Carlos A. Costa, Jorge Batista
IJSI 2012 – 1st International Conference of the International Journal of Structural Integrity

New Tool in the Lab: A Robotic System to Process Drosophila Samples
Joana Branco, António Lopes, João Salgado, Rui Cortesão, Jorge Batista, Nuno A. Faustino
Drosophila Genetics – The 53rd Annual Drosophila Genetics Conference

2011

Globally Optimal Solution to Multi-Object Tracking with Merged Measurements (PDF) (project)
João F. Henriques,Rui Caseiro, Jorge Batista
ICCV 2011 - IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (Oral Presentation, 3% accept. rate)

A Nonparametric Riemannian Framework on Tensor Field with Application to Foreground Segmentation (PDF) (poster) (spotlight)
Rui Caseiro, João F. Henriques, Pedro Martins, Jorge Batista
ICCV 2011 - IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (21% accept. rate)

2010

Background Modelling on Tensor Field for Foreground Segmentation (PDF) (ext abs) (poster)
Rui Caseiro, Pedro Martins, Jorge Batista
BMVC 2010 - British Machine Vision Conference (33% accept. rate)

Face Alignment Through 2.5D Active Appearance Models (PDF) (ext abs) (poster) (videos)
Pedro Martins, Rui Caseiro, Jorge Batista
BMVC 2010 - British Machine Vision Conference (33% accept. rate)

Tracking in Streamed Video by Updating Globally Optimal Matchings (PDF)
João F. Henriques, Rui Caseiro, Jorge Batista
ICIP 2010 - IEEE International Conference on Image Processing

Towards Generic Fitting Using Multiple Features Discriminative Active Appearance Models (PDF) (poster)
Pedro Martins, Jorge Batista
ICIP 2010 - IEEE International Conference on Image Processing

Using Directional Statistics To Learn Cast Shadows From A Multi-Spectral Light Sources Physical Model (PDF)
Rui Caseiro, João F. Henriques, Jorge Batista
ICIP 2010 - IEEE International Conference on Image Processing

Learning Moving Cast Shadows for Robust Foreground Detection in Highway Scenarios
Rui Caseiro, Katherine Batista, Jorge Batista
ITSC 2010 – 13th Int. IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems

Foreground Segmentation via Background Modeling on Riemannian Manifolds
Rui Caseiro, João F. Henriques, Jorge Batista
ICPR 2010 - IEEE International Conference on Pattern Recognition

Discriminative Active Appearance Models Embedded on a Riemmanian Manifold
Pedro Martins, Jorge Batista
VISAPP 2010 – Int. Conf. On Computer Vision Theory and Applications

Shadow Modelling and Detection for Robust Foreground Segmentation in Highway Scenarios
Rui Caseiro, Katherine Batista, Jorge Batista
VISAPP 2010 – Int. Conf. On Computer Vision Theory and Applications

Dynamic Global Optimization Framework For Real-Time Tracking, 
João F. Henriques, Rui Caseiro, Jorge Batista
VISAPP 2010 – Int. Conf. On Computer Vision Theory and Applications

A Non-contact Measuring System for Monitoring the Displacements of Long-Deck Suspension Bridges
Carlos A. Santos, Carlos O. Costa, Jorge Batista
IRF’2010, 16th World Road Meeting, International Road Federation

Bio-inspired Binocular Disparity with Position-Shift Receptive Field
Fernanda da C. e C. Faria, Jorge Batista, Helder Araújo
Emerging Trends in Technological Innovation (IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology), Springer Boston, Volume 314, 2010, pages 351-358.

2009

Estimating Traffic Intensity using Profile Images on Rectified Images
Cristina Maduro, Katherine Batista, Jorge Batista
ICIP 2009 - IEEE International Conference on Image Processing

A Kernel Particle Filter Multi-Object Tracking using Gabor-based Region Covariance Matrices
Hélio Palaio, Jorge Batista
ICIP 2009 - IEEE International Conference on Image Processing

Identity and Expression Recognition on Low Dimensional Manifolds (PDF) (poster) (videos)
Pedro Martins, Jorge Batista
ICIP 2009 - IEEE International Conference on Image Processing

Ground plane velocity estimation embedding rectification on a particle filter multi-target tracking
Hélio Palaio, Katherine Batista, Cristina Maduro, Jorge Batista
ICRA 2009 - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation

Estimating Vehicle Velocity using Image Profiles on Rectified Images
Cristina Maduro, Katherine Batista, Jorge Batista,
IbPRIA2009 – Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis (Lecture Notes in Computer Science), H. Araújo, Ana M. Mendonça, A. Pinho and Maria I. Torres (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, London, pp. 64-71, 2009.

Kernel Based Multi-Object Tracking using Gabor Functions Embedded in a Region Covariance Matrix
Hélio Palaio, Jorge Batista
IbPRIA2009 – Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis (Lecture Notes in Computer Science), H. Araújo, Ana M. Mendonça, A. Pinho and Maria I. Torres (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, London, pp. 64-71, 2009.

Simultaneous Identity and Expression Recognition using Face Geometry on Low Dimensional Manifolds
Pedro Martins, Jorge Batista
IbPRIA2009 – Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis (Lecture Notes in Computer Science), H. Araújo, Ana M. Mendonça, A. Pinho and Maria I. Torres (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, London, pp. 64-71, 2009.

2008

Accurate Single View Model-Based Head Pose Estimation (PDF) (poster) (videos)
Pedro Martins, Jorge Batista
FG 2008 - IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition

Robust Segmentation for Outdoor Traffic Surveillance (PDF)
Gonçalo Monteiro, João Marcos, Miguel Ribeiro, Jorge Batista
ICIP 2008 - IEEE International Conference on Image Processing

Estimation of Vehicle Velocity and Traffic Intensity using Rectified Images (PDF)
Cristina Maduro, Katherine Batista, Paulo Peixoto, Jorge Batista
ICIP 2008 - IEEE International Conference on Image Processing

Multi-Object Tracking using Region Covariance Particle Filter with Model Update in a Riemannian Manifold (PDF)
Hélio Palaio, Jorge Batista
VS 2008 - International Workshop on Visual Surveillance (in conjunction with ECCV 2008)

Single View Head Pose Estimation (PDF) (poster)
Pedro Martins, Jorge Batista
ICIP 2008 - IEEE International Conference on Image Processing

Multi-Object Tracking Using an Adaptive Transition Model Particle Filter with Region Covariance Data Association (PDF)
Helio Palaio, Jorge Batista
ICPR 2008 - IEEE International Conference on Pattern Recognition

Estimating Vehicle Velocity using Rectified Images
Cristina Maduro, Katherine Batista, Paulo Peixoto, Jorge Batista
VISAPP 2008 – Int. Conf. On Computer Vision Theory and Applications

Facial Expression Recognition using Active Appearance Models
Pedro Martins, Joana Sampaio, Jorge Batista 
VISAPP 2008 – Int. Conf. On Computer Vision Theory and Applications

Monocular Head-Pose Estimation
Pedro Martins, Jorge Batista
ICIAR2008 – Image Analysis and Recognition (Lecture Notes in Computer Science), in M. Camel and A. Campilho (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, London, pp. 357-368, 2008.

Robust Segmentation Process to Detect Incidents in Highways
Gonçalo Monteiro, João Marcos, Miguel Ribeiro, Jorge Batista
ICIAR2008 – Image Analysis and Recognition (Lecture Notes in Computer Science), in M. Camel and A. Campilho (Eds.), Springer-Verlag, London, pp. 357-368, 2008.

Publications (...-2007)

Jorge Batista, Locating Facial Features using an Anthropometric Face Model for Determining the Gaze of Faces in Image Sequences, in M. Camel and A. Campilho (Eds.) ICIAR2007 – Image Analysis and Recognition (Lecture Notes in Computer Science) Springer-Verlag, London, pp. 839-853, 2007.

Gonçalo Monteiro, Miguel Ribeiro, João Marcos, Jorge Batista, A Framework for Wrong Way Driver Detection Using Optical Flow, in M. Camel and A. Campilho (Eds.) ICIAR2007 – Image Analysis and Recognition (Lecture Notes in Computer Science) Springer-Verlag, London, pp. 1117-1127, 2007.

Gonçalo Monteiro, Miguel Ribeiro, João Marcos, Jorge Batista, A Wrong Way Drivers Detection based on Optical Flow, ICIP 2007 – IEEE Int. Conference on Image Processing, San Antonio, Texas, USA, Sept 16-19, 2007.

Jorge Batista, A Drowsiness and Point of Attention Monitoring System for Driver Vigilance, ITSC 2007 – IEEE Int. Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Seattle, USA, Sept 30-Oct3, 2007.

Jorge Batista, Paulo Peixoto, Catarina Fernandes, Miguel Ribeiro, A Dual-Stage Robust Vehicle Detection and Tracking for Real-time Traffic Monitoring ITSC 2006-9th Int. IEEE conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Toronto, Canada, Sept 17-20, 2006.

Jorge Batista, A Real-Time Driver Visual Attention Monitoring System, in Jorge S. Marques, Nicolás Perez de la Blanca and Pedro Pina (Eds.) IbPRIA2005 – Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis (Lecture Notes in Computer Science) Springer-Verlag, London, pp. 200-208, 2005.

Jorge Batista, Tracking Pedestrians under Occlusion using Multiple Cameras, in M. Camel and A. Campilho (Eds.) ICIAR2004 – Image Analysis and Recognition (Lecture Notes in Computer Science) Springer-Verlag, London, pp. 552-562, 2004.

Jorge Batista, Tracking Pedestrians in a Multiple Cameras System with Trajectory Prediction and Occlusion Modelling, PETS/ECCV 2004-Sixth IEEE International Workshop on Performance Evaluation of Tracking and Surveillance, Prague, Czech Republic, May 10, 2004.

Paulo Peixoto, Jorge Batista, Helder Araújo, Real-Time Human Activity Monitoring Exploring Multiple Vision Sensors, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, vol. 35, pp. 221-228, 2001.

António Paulino, Jorge Batista, Helder Araújo, Maintaining the Relative Positions and Orientations of Multiple Robots Using Vision, Pattern Recognition Letters, Vol. 22, No. 12, pp. 1331-1335, October 2001.

João Pedro Barreto, Paulo Peixoto, Jorge Batista, Helder Araújo, Evaluation of the Robustness of Visual Behaviors through Performance Characterization, in Robust Vision for Vision-Based Control of Motion,  Markus Vincze and Gregory Hager (Eds), IEEE Press, 2000.

Paulo Peixoto, Jorge Batista, Helder Araújo and A. T. de Almeida, Combination of Several Vision Sensors for Interpretation of Human Actions, In P. Corke and J. Trevelyan (Eds.) Experimental Robotics VI (Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences Vol. 250), Springer-Verlag, London, pp. 519-528, 2000.

António Paulino, Jorge Batista, Helder Araújo, Controlling Multiple Robots in Geometric Formation Using Vision, in John Billingsley (Ed.), Mechatronics and Machine Vision, Research Studies Press, Hertfordshire, UK, pp. 57-64, 2000.

Paulo Peixoto, Jorge Batista, Helder Araújo, Integration of Information from Several Vision Sensors for a Common Task of Surveillance, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, vol. 31 pp. 99-108, 2000.

João Pedro Barreto, Jorge Batista, Helder Araújo, A. T. Almeida, Control Issues to Improve Visual Control of Motion:  Applications in Active Tracking of Moving Objects, Proc. of AMC'2000—6th International Workshop on Advanced Motion Control, Nagoya, Japan, Mar. 30—Apr.1, 2000, pp. 13-18.

Jorge Batista, Paulo Peixoto and Helder Araújo, A Focusing-by-Vergence System Controlled by Retinal Motion Disparity, ICRA’2000—Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, San Francisco, California, USA, April 2000.

Paulo Peixoto, Hugo Antunes, João Gonçalves, Jorge Batista and Helder Araújo, Visual Telepresence by Remote Control of an Active Vision System (video),  ICRA’2000—Video Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, San Francisco, California, USA, April 2000.

Paulo Peixoto, João Gonçalves, Hugo Antunes, Jorge Batista and Helder Araújo, Visual Telepresence for Surveillance Purposes, ISR’2000—31st International Symposium on Robotics, Montreal, Canada, May 14-17, pp. 208-213, 2000.

João Barreto, Jorge Batista, Helder Araujo, Solutions for Visual Control of Motion: Active Tracking Applications,  Proc. of the 8th IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, University of Patras, Greece, July 17-19, 2000.

António Paulino, Jorge Batista, Helder Araújo, Multiple Robots in Geometric Formation: Control Structure and Sensing, Proceedings of SIRS'2000—8th International Symposium on Intelligent Robotic Systems, July 18-20, University of Reading, U.K., pp. 103-112.

João Pedro Barreto, Jorge Batista, Helder Araújo, Mathematical Analysis for Visual Tracking Assuming Perspective Projection, Proceedings of SIRS'2000—8th International Symposium on Intelligent Robotic Systems, July 18-20, University of Reading, U.K., pp. 319—328.

Paulo Peixoto, João Gonçalves, Hugo Antunes, Jorge Batista e Helder Araújo, A Surveillance System Integrating Visual Telepresence, ICPR’00 – 15th Int. Conference on Pattern Recognition, Barcelona, Spain, September 3-8, 2000.

Jorge Batista, Paulo Peixoto, Helder Araújo, Binocular Tracking and Accomodation controlled by Retinal Motion Flow, ICPR’00 – 15th Int. Conference on Pattern Recognition, Barcelona, Spain, September 3-8, 2000.

João Pedro Barreto, Jorge Batista, Helder Araújo, Model Predictive Control to Improve Visual Control of Motion: Applications in Active Tracking of Moving Targets, ICPR’00–15th Int. Conference on Pattern Recognition, Barcelona, Spain, September 3-8, 2000.

Jorge Batista, H. Araújo, A. Almeida, Iterative Multi-Step Explicit Camera Calibration,  IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, Vol. 15, No. 5, pp. 897-917, October 1999.

João P. Barreto, Paulo Peixoto, Jorge Batista and Helder Araújo, "Improving 3D Active Visual Tracking", in Henrik I. (Ed.), ICVS'99 - Computer Vision Systems, (Lecture Notes in Computer Science), Vol. 1542, Springer Verlag, 1999.

P. Peixoto, Jorge Batista, H. Araujo, A. Almeida, Combination of several vision sensors for Interpretation of Human Actions, ISER'99--Proceedings of the 6th  International Symposium on Experimental Robotics, pp. 462-469, Sydney, Australia, March 26-28, 1999.

Jorge Batista, P. Peixoto, J. Barreto, H. Araújo, A Focusing-by-Vergence System controlled by Retinal Motion Disparity, SIRS'99—7th International Symposium on Intelligent Robotic Systems, Coimbra, Portugal, 20—23 Julho, 1999.

P. Peixoto, Jorge Batista, H. Araújo, Real-Time Human Activity Monitoring Exploring Multiple Vision Sensors, SIRS'99—7th International Sympo¬sium on Intelligent Robotic Systems, Coimbra, Portugal, 20—23 Julho, 1999.

J. Barreto, P. Peixoto, Jorge Batista, H. Araújo, Tracking Multiple Objects in 3D, IROS'99—IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Kyongju, Coreia, 17--21 Outubro, 1999.

Jorge Batista, H. Araujo, A. Almeida, Iterative Multi-Step Explicit Camera Calibration, ICCV’98--5th International Conference on Computer Vision, pp. 709-714, January 4-7, 1998, Bombay, India.

Jorge Batista, P. Peixoto, H. Araújo, Real-Time Active Active Visual Surveillance by Integrating Peripheral Motion Detection with Foveated Tracking, IEEE 1st Workshop on Visual Surveillance, pp. 18-25, January 2, 1998, Bombay, India.

J. Barreto, P. Peixoto, Jorge Batista, H. Araujo, Evaluation of the Robustness of Visual Behaviors through Performance Characterization, IEEE Workshop on Robust Vision for Vision-Based Control of Motion, May 16-20, 1998, Leuven, Belgium.

P. Peixoto, Jorge Batista, H. Araújo, Integration of Information from Several Vision Systems for a Common Task of Surveillance, SIRS'98-6th Symposium on Intelligent Robotics Systems, Edinburgh, Scotland, July 21-23, 1998, pp. 301-308.

J.P.Barreto, P. Peixoto, Jorge Batista, H. Araújo, Performance Characterization of Visual Behaviors in an Active Vision System, SIRS'98-6th Symposium on Intelligent Robotics Systems, Edinburgh, Scotland, July 21-23, 1998, pp. 309-318.

P. Peixoto, Jorge Batista, H. Araújo, A Surveillance System Combining Peripheral and Foveated Motion Tracking, ICPR98-14th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Brisbane, Australia, August 16-20, 1998, pp. 574-577.

J. Barreto, P. Peixoto, Jorge Batista, H. Araujo, Control Performance Issues in a Binocular Active Vision System, IROS'98--IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent  Robots and Systems, Vol.2, pp. 886-891,Victoria, Canada, October 13-17, 1998.

J. Dias, C. Paredes, I. Fonseca, Jorge Batista, H. Araújo, A. T. Almeida, Simulating Pursuit with Machines-Experiments with Robots and Artificial Vision, IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, Vol. 14, No. 1, February 1998.

H. Araújo, J. Dias, Jorge Batista, P. Peixoto, Active Vision for Autonomous Systems in Autonomous Robotics Systems, A.T. de Almeida and O. Khatib (Eds), (Lecture Notes in Control and Information Systems V.236), Springer-Verlag, London, pp. 20-49, February, 1998.

Jorge Batista, P. Peixoto, H. Araújo, Visual Behaviors for Real-Time Control of a Binocular Active Vision System, IFAC Journal on Control Engineering Practice, Vol. 5, No. 10, pp. 1451-1461, 1997.

J. Dias, H. Araújo, C. Paredes, Jorge Batista, Optical Normal Flow Estimation on Log-Polar Images. A Solution for Real-Time Binocular Vision, Journal of Real-Time Imaging, Vol. 3, pp. 213—228, 1997.

Jorge Batista, Paulo Peixoto, Helder Araujo, Visual Behaviors for Real-Time Control of a Binocular Active Vision System, Proceedings of the 4th IFAC Workshop on Algorithms and Architectures for Real-Time Control, Vilamoura, Portugal, April 9-11, 1997, pp. 167-172, Pergamon Press.

Jorge Batista, Paulo Peixoto, Helder Araujo, Real-Time Visual Behaviors with a Binocular Active Vision System, ICRA'97–1997 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, April 20-25, 1997, pp. 3391-3396.

Jorge Batista, P. Peixoto, H. Araujo, A Tracking System Integrating Dynamic Accomodation, SIRS'97-5th International Symposium on Intelligent Robotic Systems, pp. 285-294, Stockholm, Sweden, July 8-11, 1997.

Jorge Batista, P. Peixoto, H. Araujo, Real-Time Vergence and Binocular Gaze Control, IROS'97 - IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Vol.3, pp. 1348-1354, Grenoble, France, September 7-11, 1997.

H. Araujo, Jorge Batista, P. Peixoto, J. Dias, Gaze Control of a Binocular Active Vision System Using Optical Flow, 4th Int. Symposium on Intelligent Robotic Systems (SIRS'96), pp.181-188, Lisbon, Portugal, July 22-26, 1996.

Jorge Batista, H. Araújo, A.T de Almeida, Pose View Stability Analysis for Camera Look Angles Computation, 13th Int. Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR'96), Vienna, Austria, August 25-29, 1996, pp.171-175.

H. Araujo, Jorge Batista, P. Peixoto, J. Dias, Pursuit Control in a Binocular Active Vision System Using Optical Flow, 13th Int. Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR'96), Vienna, Austria, August 25-29, 1996, pp.313-317.

J. Dias, H. Araújo, Jorge Batista, P. Peixoto, Active Vision  Architectures for Autonomous Systems, VICAM'96 - Euroconference Workshop on Vision for Control Aspects of Mechatronics, September 16-21, 1996, Guimarães, Portugal.

H. Araújo, J. Dias, Jorge Batista, P. Peixoto, A Control Architecture for Active Vision Systems Enabling Real Time Operation, Proc. of the II Workshop on Cybernetic Vision, Institute of Physics of Sao Carlos, University of Sao Paulo, December 9-11, 1996, Brazil, pp. 3-8, IEEE Computer Society Press.

Jorge Batista, P. Peixoto, H. Araújo, Real-Time Visual Behaviors with a Binocular Active Vision System, Proceedings of the MFI'96-IEEE/RSJ In¬ternational Conference on Multi-Fusion & Integration for Intelligent Systems, Washington D.C., December, 1996, pp. 663-670.

J. Dias, C. Paredes, I. Fonseca, Jorge Batista, H. Araujo, A. de Almeida, Simulating Pursuit with Machines: Experiments with Robots and Artificial Vision, ICRA’95 IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, pp. 472- 477, Nagoya, Japão, May 21-27, 1995.

Jorge Batista, J. Dias, H. Araujo, A. T. Almeida, The ISR Multi-Degrees-of-Freedom Active Vision Robot Head, M2VIP’95 - Second International Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice, Hong-Kong, 12-14 September, 1995.

H. Araujo, J. Dias, Jorge Batista, P. Peixoto, Autonomous Robots and Active Vision Systems: Issues on Architectures and Integration, Proceedings of the Workshop on Applications of Artif. Intellig. to Robotics and Vision, Funchal, Portugal, October 1995.

J. Dias, C. Simplício, G. Inácio, L. de Almeida, Jorge Batista, H. Araújo, A. T. de Almeida, Implementation of An Active Vision System, International Workshop on Mechatronical Computer Systems for Perception and Action, Halmstad, Suécia, June 1-3, 1993.

Jorge Batista, J. Dias, H. Araujo, A. T. de Almeida, Monoplanar Camera Calibration, BMVC’93-Proceedings of the British  Machine  Vision  Conference, pp. 479-489, Guildford, Surrey, Reino Unido Setembro 21-23, 1993.

J. Dias, Jorge Batista, H. Araujo, A. T. de Almeida, Using an Active Vision System to Compute Time-Until-Impact, IECON'93 - International Conference on Industrial Electronics, Control and Instrumentation, Maui, Hawai, Novembro 15-19, 1993.

J. Dias, H. Araújo, C. Simplício, Jorge Batista, A. de Almeida, Binocular Active Vision System - An Experimental Set-Up for Studies on Vergence and Gaze Control on Robotics, in Verification and Validation of Complex and Integrated Human- Machine Systems, Edited by J. A. Wise, V. D. Hopkin, and P. Stage, Springer- Verlag, NATO ASI Series, 1993.

J. Dias, H. Araujo, Jorge Batista, A. de Almeida, Stereo and Focus to Improve Depth Perception, ICARCV’92, 2nd Intern. Conference on Automation, Robotics, and Computer Vision, Singapore, Setembro 15-18, 1992.

H. Araújo, J. Dias, Jorge Batista, U. Nunes, A.T. Almeida, Multi-Criteria Decision in Artificial Vision Systems - The Particular Case of Stereo Vision, TIMS XXX - SOBRAPO XXIII Joint International Meeting, Rio de Janeiro, Julho 15-17, 1991.

J. Dias, J. Batista, H. Araújo, A.T. Almeida, U. Nunes, Calibration of a Tridimensional Vision System for Robotics, TIMS XXX - SOBRAPO XXIII Joint International Meeting, Rio de Janeiro, Julho 15-17, 1991.

J. Dias, A. Almeida, H. Araujo, Jorge Batista, Camera Recalibration with Hand-Eye Robotic System, IECON'91-- International Conference on Industrial Electronics, Control and Instrumentation, Kobe-Japão,  28 Oct.-1 Nov. 1991.

J. Dias, A. Traça de Almeida, H. Araújo, Jorge Batista, Improving Camera Calibration by using Multiple Frames in Hand-Eye Robotics Systems,  IROS´91 - IEEE/RSJ International Workshop on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 285-291, Osaka - Japão, 3-5 Novembro 1991.

J. Dias, H. Araújo, J. Batista, A. de Almeida, Depth Perception by Controlling Focus, SPIE Conf. SENSOR FUSION IV : Control Paradigms and Data Structures, Boston, November 12-15, 1991.

A. de Almeida, U. Nunes, J. Dias, H. Araújo, Jorge Batista, A Distributed Control Network for Sensory Robots, in Microprocessors in Robotics and Manufacturing Systems,  Spyros Tzafestas (editor), Kluwer Academic, 1991.

A. de Almeida, U. Nunes, J. Dias, H. Araujo, Jorge Batista, A distributed system for Robotic Multi-Sensor Integration, Industrial Metrology - The International Journal of Automated Measurement and Control, Vol. 1, pp 217-229, Elsevier, 1990.

Teaching

MiEEC - Master (2012/2013)

Automatic Inspection and Artificial Vision (Optional) (web)
Robotic Systems and Mobile Robotics (web)
Robotics (web)

DEEC - PhD (2012/2013)

Robotics and Manipulation Project (web)
Video-Surveillance and Biometrics (web)