Pedro Martins

Pedro Martins holds a PhD degree in Computer Science, an MSc degree in Informatics and Systems, and a BSc degree in Mathematics, with a major in Computer Science, from the University of Coimbra. His main research interests are in the fields of Computational Creativity, Computer Vision, Computer Graphics, and Computational Art.

He has participated in several research projects (both international and national) in his different areas of interest. He is also referee of international journals in the fields of Image Processing, Computer Vision, and Multimedia, such as IEEE Transactions on Image Processing or Journal of Visual Communication and Visual Representation.

Currently, he is a researcher at the Centre for Informatics and Systems of the University of Coimbra (CISUC) and an Invited Assistant Professor at the Department of Informatics Engineering of the University of Coimbra.

Related projects

28/06/2017

X-Faces

27/06/2017

Mobiliário Sonoro

27/05/2017

TypeAdviser: a type design aiding-tool

14/06/2017

A Pig, an Angel and a Cactus Walk Into a Blender

20/04/2015

Swarm Systems in the Visualisation of Consumption Patterns

Articles

  • M. A. Nogueira, P. H. Abreu, P. Martins, P. Machado, H. Duarte, and J. Santos, “Image descriptors in radiology images: a systematic review,” Artificial Intelligence Review, pp. 1-29, 2016.

  • P. Martins, P. Carvalho, and C. Gatta, “On the completeness of feature-driven maximally stable extremal regions,” Pattern Recognition Letters, vol. 74, iss. n/a, pp. 9-16, 2016.

  • P. Martins, P. Carvalho, and C. Gatta, “Context-aware Features and Robust Image Representations,” Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, vol. 25, iss. 2, pp. 339-348, 2014.

In Collections

  • P. Martins, F. C. Pereira, and A. Cardoso, “Modelos Computacionales para la Integración Conceptual,” in Creatividad Computacional, – ed., R. P. y Pérez, Ed., Patria, 2015, vol. -, pp. 51-64.

In Proceedings

  • J. M. Cunha, J. Gonçalves, P. Martins, P. Machado, and A. Cardoso, “A Pig, an Angel and a Cactus Walk Into a Blender: A Descriptive Approach to Visual Blending,” in Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Computational Creativity (ICCC 2017), 2017.

  • J. Cunha, T. Martins, P. Martins, J. Bicker, and P. Machado, “TypeAdviser: a type design aiding-tool,” in Proceedings of the Workshop "Computational Creativity, Concept Invention, and General Intelligence 2016", 2016.

  • A. Coelho, P. Martins, and A. Cardoso, “A Musical Sonification of the Portuguese Epopee,” in 4th International Workshop on Musical Metacreation (MUME 2016), 2016.

  • P. Martins, S. Pollak, T. Urbancic, and A. Cardoso, “Optimality Principles in Computational Approaches to Conceptual Blending: Do We Need Them (at) All?,” in 7th International Conference on Computational Creativity, ICCC 2016, 2016.

  • M. Znidarsic, A. Cardoso, P. Gervas, P. Martins, R. Hervas, A. Alves, H. Goncalo Oliveira, P. Xiao, S. Linkola, H. Toivonen, J. Kranjc, and N. Lavrac, “Computational Creativity Infrastructure for Online Software Composition: A Conceptual Blending Use Case,” in 7th International Conference on Computational Creativity, ICCC 2016, 2016.

  • J. Correia, T. Martins, P. Martins, and P. Machado, “X-Faces: The eXploit Is Out There,” in Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Computational Creativity (ICCC 2016), 2016, pp. 164-182.

  • C. Maçãs, P. Cruz, P. Martins, and P. Machado, “Swarm Systems in the Visualization of Consumption Patterns,” in Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, IJCAI 2015, Buenos Aires, Argentina, July 25-31, 2015, 2015, pp. 2466-2472.

  • I. S. Kei and P. Martins, “Local Descriptors in Temporal Video Segmentation: A Performance Evaluation,” in 2015 International Conference on Computer Science and Intelligent Communication (CSIC 2015), 2015.

  • S. Pollak, P. Martins, A. Cardoso, and T. Urbancic, “Automated blend naming based on human creativity examples,” in 23rd International Conference on Case-Based Reasoning (ICCBR 2015) – Workshop on Experience and Creativity, 2015.

  • F. Assunção, J. Correia, P. Martins, and P. Machado, “Evolving Families of Shapes,” in Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, IJCAI 2015, Buenos Aires, Argentina, July 25-31, 2015, 2015, pp. 4134-4135.

  • A. Cardoso and P. Martins, “Conceptual Blending in Case Adaptation,” in 23rd International Conference on Case-Based Reasoning (ICCBR 2015) – Workshop on Experience and Creativity, 2015.

  • P. Martins, T. Urbancic, S. Pollak, N. Lavrac, and A. Cardoso, “The Good, the Bad, and the AHA! Blends,” in 6th International Conference on Computational Creativity, ICCC 2015, 2015.

  • I. Guerrero, B. Verhoeven, F. Barbieri, P. Martins, and R. Perez y Perez, “TheRiddlerBot: A next step on the ladder towards creative Twitter bots,” in 6th International Conference on Computational Creativity, ICCC 2015, 2015.

  • C. Cruz-Gomez, P. Martins, W. C. Pereira, C. Teixeira, and P. Wiederhold, “A Symmetry Similarity Measure via the Log-Gabor Transform for B-Mode Ultrasound Images and Magnetic Resonance volumes,” in 6th European Conference of the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering (MBEC2014), 2014.

  • P. Martins, C. Gatta, and P. Carvalho, “Feature-driven Maximally Stable Extremal Regions,” in International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISAPP 2012), 2012.

  • P. Martins, P. Carvalho, and C. Gatta, “Stable Salient Shapes,” in The International Conference on Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications (DICTA’12), 2012.

  • P. Martins, P. Carvalho, and C. Gatta, “Context-Aware Keypoint Extraction for Robust Image Representation,” in Brithish Machine Vision Conference (BMVC’12), 2012.

  • P. Martins and P. Carvalho, “ON INTEREST POINT DETECTION UNDER A LANDMARK-BASED MEDICAL IMAGE REGISTRATION CONTEXT,” in 2009 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, 2009.

  • P. Martins and P. Carvalho, “Towards Quantization Index Modulation Strategies on Content-Based Watermarking Schemes,” in 7th IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology (CIT 2007), 2007.

  • P. Carvalho, L. Mendes, A. Santos, and P. Martins, “EXTENSION AND EVALUATION OF SELECTION CRITERIA FOR THE ESTIMATION OF SPECTRAL DATA,” in IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing, 2006.

  • P. Martins and P. Carvalho, “A ROBUST IMAGE WATERMARKING SCHEME BASED ON THE ALPHA-BETA SPACE,” in IEEE ICME – Int. Conf. on Multimedia and Expo, 2006.

  • P. Martins and P. Carvalho, “Adaptive LUM Pre-Filtering for Affine Invariant Interest Point Detection,” in IEEE Int. Symp. on Intelligent Signal Processing, 2005.

  • P. Carvalho, A. Santos, and P. Martins, “Recovering imaging device sensitivities: a data-driven approach,” in IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing, 2004.

  • P. Martins and P. Carvalho, “A Spatial Masking Technique for Optimal Frequency-Based Image Watermarking,” in Int. Conf. on Signal and Image Processing, 2004.

  • A. Santos, L. Silva, P. Martins, and P. Carvalho, “Frequency-based Watermarking with Spatial Masking for DRM of MMS Content,” in Int. Conf. on Signal and Image Processing, 2003.