Ana Rodrigues

Ana Rodrigues is a Computational Designer and currently Ph.D. Student. Aside from working on her thesis entitled "Cross-Modal Associatons for Design Languages" she is also doing research at the Computational Design and Visualization Lab, at the Department of Informatics Engineering of the University of Coimbra. At the same institution she has previously completed a B.Sc. degree and a M.Sc. degree in Design and Multimedia and currently teaches as an Invited Assistant.

She is particularly interested in exploring computational bridges that may emerge from crossing the domains of Visual Communication, Music, and Cognitive Science. Other interests of her include, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Art, and Illustration.

Email: anatr(at)
ORCID: 0000-0003-4787-1260X
Google Scholar: link

Related projects


Glowing Lichen: Visually Sensing Social Spaces


Generation of Aesthetic Emotions Guided by Perceptual Features (Work in Progress)


MixMash, a Visualisation System for Musical Mashup Creation

In Proceedings

  • A. Rodrigues, A. Cardoso, and P. Machado, “Generation of Aesthetic Emotions guided by Perceptual Features,” in Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Computational Creativity, 2018, p. 306.

  • C. Maçãs, A. Rodrigues, G. Bernardes, and P. Machado, “MixMash: a Visualisation System for Musical Mashup Creation,” in 22 International Conference Information Visualisation, 2018.

  • A. Rodrigues, E. Costa, A. Cardoso, P. Machado, and T. Cruz, “Evolving L-Systems with Musical Notes,” in Evolutionary and Biologically Inspired Music, Sound, Art and Design – 5th International Conference, EvoMUSART 2016, Porto, Portugal, March 30 – April 1, 2016, Proceedings, 2016, pp. 186-201.

  • A. Rodrigues, A. Cardoso, and P. Machado, “Harmonic Constellation: An Audiovisual Environment of Living Organisms,” in MUME-2016 Proceedings, 2016.

  • A. Rodrigues, P. Machado, P. Martins, and A. Cardoso, “Sound Visualization Through a Swarm of Fireflies,” in Progress in Artificial Intelligence – 17th Portuguese Conference on Artificial Intelligence, EPIA 2015, Coimbra, Portugal, September 8-11, 2015. Proceedings, 2015, pp. 664-670.