Ana Rodrigues

Ana Rodrigues is a Cross-Media Designer and Ph.D. Student. Aside from being currently enrolled in the Program of Information Science and Technology at the University of Coimbra, working on her thesis entitled "Audiovisual Metaphors Based on Perceptually Relevant Principles", she is also doing research at the Computational Design and Visualization Lab. At the same institution she has previously completed a B.Sc. degree and a M.Sc. degree in Design and Multimedia.

She is particularly interested in exploring bridges that may emerge from crossing domains of Visual Communication, Music, Neuroscience, and Media Design. Other interests of her include Illustration, Aesthetics, Typography, Graphic Design, and Computer Art.

Related projects


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.