R&D

Publications

Every day PLUX enables state-of-the-art research.
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enabled by PLUX biosignals sensors, are available here.

2017

Elif Sürer. Physical and Cognitive Training of Children with Down Syndrome Using Video Games. Smart Object and Technologies for Social Good, pp. 362-365, 2017

B. Romero-Moraleda, R. La Touche, S. Lerma-Lara, R. Ferrer-Peña, V. Paredes, A. Peinado, D. Muñoz-García. Neurodynamic mobilization and foam rolling improved delayed-onset soreness in a healthy adult population: a randomized controlled clinical trial.PeerJ (5:e3908), 2017

S. Krašna, S. Đorđević, M. Hribernik, A. Trajkovski. A Novel Approach to Measuring Muscle Mechanics in Vehicle Collision Conditions. Sensors 17, no. 6. 1389, 2017.

P. Nejedly, F. Plesinger, J. Halamek, P. Jurak. CudaFilters: A SignalPlant library for GPU-accelerated FFT and FIR filtering. Journal of Software: Practice and Experience, 2017

Nuno Pinheiro, iLook over y, Master Thesis, University of Coimbra, 2017

J. Muñoz, E. Gouveia, M. Cameirão, S. Bermúdez i Badia, PhysioLab - a multivariate physiological computing toolbox for ECG, EMG and EDA signals: a case of study of cardiorespiratory fitness assessment in the elderly population, Multimedia Tools and Applications, pp. 1-26, 2017

J. Pagán, R. Fallahzadeh, H. Ghasemzadeh, J. Moya, J. Risco-Martín, J. Ayala. An optimal approach for low-power migraine prediction models in the state-of-the-art wireless monitoring devices, Design, Automation & Test in Europe Conference & Exhibition, 2017

Y. Xu, I. Hübener, A. Seipp, S. Ohly, K. David. From the lab to the real-world: An investigation on the influence of human movement on Emotion Recognition using physiological signals, Pervasove Computing and Communications Workshops, 2017

N. Arroyo-Gómez, J. Laparra-Hernández, A. Soler-Valero, E. Medina, H. de Rosario. Physiological Model to Classify Physical and Cognitive Workload During Gaming Activities, Advances in Neuroergonomics and Cognitive Engineering, pp. 246-254, 2017

I. Pires, V. Felizardo, N. Pombo, N. Garcia. Limitations of Energy Expenditure Calculation Based on a Mobile Phone Accelerometer, High Performance Computing & Simulation (HPCS), 2017

A. Montes, S. Gouveia, C. Crasto, C. Argel de Melo, P. Carvalho, R. Santos, J. Vilas-Boas. Abdominal muscle activity during breathing in different postural sets in healthy subjects, Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, Vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 354-361, 2017

T.Zlatar, B. Barkokébas Jr., L. Martins, M. Brito, J. Torres Costa, M. Vaz, J. Santos Baptista. Influence of cold thermal environment on packing workers from the frozen food processing industry, Occupational Safety and Hygiene V, pp. 23-28, 2017

Cristian Abelairas-Gómez, Roberto Barcala-Furelos, Lukasz Szarpak, Óscar García-García. The effect of strength training on quality of prolonged basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Kardiologia Polska, 75, 1: 21–27, 2017

2016

A. Bernardino, C. Vismara, S. Bermudez i Badia, É. Gouveia, F. Baptista, F. Carnide, S. Oom, H. Gamboa. A dataset for the automatic assessment of functional senior fitness tests using kinect and physiological sensors. 1st International Conference on Technology and Innovation in Sports, Health and Wellbeing (TISHW), 2016

E. Sürer. Video-games based framework designed for the cognitive rehabilitation of children with Down Syndrome. 24th Signal Processing and Communication application Conf. (SIU), 2016

A.G. Pascoal, P. Silva, F. Sancho. Reliability of Vaginal Finger-Cot Device for measuring Pelvic-Floor Muscles strength. BioMedWomen - Clinical and BioEngineering for Women’s Health, 2016.

I. Quartarolo, L. Yassunaga Jr., J. António Alves Santinha, R. Gabriel, E. Shamus. Electromyographic Analysis of the Tibialis Anterior and Peroneus Longus Muscles in Pilates Proprioceptive Exercises. American Journal of Sports Training, 2016.

T. Desplenter, A. Kyrylova, A.L. Trejos. Development of an EMG-driven control system for a wearable mechatronic elbow brace. IEEE-EMBS Int. Conf. on Biomedical and Health Informatics (BHI), 2016

C. Bayón, O. Ramírez, M.D. Del Castillo, J.I. Serrano, R. Raya, J.M. Belda-Lois, R. Poveda, F. Mollà, T. Martín, I. Martínez, S. Lerma Lara, E. Rocon. CPWalker: Robotic platform for gait rehabilitation in patients with Cerebral Palsy. IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, 2016

Tiago Sousa. Efeito do encurtamento muscular dos flexores da anca na actividade muscular dos extensores da anca, durante uma tarefa de agachamento, em jovens jogadores de futebol. Research Project, University Fernando Pessoa, 2016

T. Bosse, C. Gerritsen, J. de Man. An Intelligent System for Aggression De-escalation Training. 22nd European Conf. on Artificial Intelligence, 2016

K. Nakajo, S. Takahashi, Y. Shiraishi, Y. Komori, K. Motegi, H. Miyashita. Pressure transfer function for aorta model in cardiovascular simulator: Feasibility study of wearable central blood-pressure gauge. Medical Engineering, Health Informatics and Technology (MediTec), 2016

Josué Pagán, José L. Risco-Martín, José M. Moya, José L. Ayala. Grammatical Evolutionary Techniques for Prompt Migraine Prediction. GECCO’16, Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference 2016, pp. 973-980, 2016

Joana Ferreira. Caracterização de posturas associadas à movimentação manual de cargas – Estudo biomecânico, ergonómico e fisiológico. Master Thesis, University of Porto, Faculty of Engineering, 2016.

J. Pagán, J. L. Risco-Martín, J. M. Moya, J. L. Ayala. Modeling methodology for the accurate and prompt prediction of symptomatic events in chronic diseases. Journal of Biomedical Informatics, Vol. 62, pp. 136-147, 2016

A. López-Vicente, C. Artacho-Pérez, N. Jarque-Bou, R. Raya, M. Lloria, JM. Belda-Lois, E. Rocón. Adaptive inputs in an interface for people with Dyskinetic Cerebral Palsy: Learning and usability. Technology and Disablity, Vol. 28, no. 3, pp. 79-89, 2016

Rui Assunção. Determinação das frequências cardíaca e respiratória do cão através da técnica de fotoplatismografia e descrição espetral do sinal. Master Thesis, Lusophone University of Humanities and Technologies, 2016

I. Alexandre, V. Felizardo, N. Pombo, N. Garcia. Contribution of biosignals for emotional analysis on image perception, Technologies for Active and Assisted Living (TechAAL 2016), 2016

S. Reis, V. Felizardo, N. Pombo, N. Garcia. Elderly mobility analysis during Timed Up and Go test using biosignals, DSAI 2016 Proceedings of the 7th Int. Conf. on Software Development and Technologies for Enhancing Accessibility and Fighting Info-exclusion, pp. 240-245, 2016

E. Schek, F. Mantovani, O. Realdon, J. Dias, A. Paiva, S. Schramm-Yavin, R. Pat-Horenczyk. Positive Technologies for Promoting Emotion Regulation Abilities in Adolescents. eHealth 360°, pp. 169-174, 2016

F. Pereira, V. Carvalho, F. Soares, J. Machado, K. Bezerra, R. Silva, D. Matos. Development of a Medical Care Terminal for Efficient Monitoring of Bedridden Subjects. Journal of Engineering, Vol. 2016, 2016.

Anuja Hariharan, Marc Adam, Timm Teubner, Christof Weinhardt. Think, feel, bid: the impact of environmental conditions on the role of bidders’ cognitive and affective processes in auction bidding. Electronic Markets, 1422-8890, 2016

2015

Canaipa R, Treister R, Lang M, Moreira JM, Caldas AC Feeling Hurt: Pain Sensitivity is Correlated with and Modulated by Social Distress. Clinical Journal of Pain, 2015.

Marco Torrado, Hugo Silva, Susana Eusébio, Ana Fred and Silvia Ouakinin. Alexithymia, Physiological Reactivity and Cognitive Appraisals of Emotional Stimuli in Opiate Dependents: A Pilot Study. Journal of Neurology & Neurophysiology, 6:1, 2015.

Sasan Adibi. Mobile Health: A Technology Road Map. Springer Series in Bio-/Neuroinformatics, Vol. 5, 2015.

Marco Torrado, Hugo Silva, Susana Eusébio, Ana Fred and Silvia Ouakinin. Alexithymia, Physiological Reactivity and Cognitive Appraisals of Emotional Stimuli in Opiate Dependents: A Pilot Study. Journal of Neurology & Neurophysiology, 6:1, 2015.

Syed Talha Ali Hamdani and Anura Fernando. The Application of a Piezo-Resistive Cardiorespiratory Sensor System in an Automobile Safety Belt. Sensors, 15(4), pp. 7742-7753, 2015.

2014

Bjørn Harald Olstad, Christoph Zinner, Jan Cabri and Per-Ludvik Kjendlie. Surface electromyographic measurements on land prior to and after 90 min of submersion (swimming) are highly reliable. Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 24(5), pp. 698 - 703, 2014.

A. Kyrylova, T. Desplenter, A. Escoto, S. Chinchalkar and A.L. Trejos. Simplified EMG-driven model for active-assisted therapy. In Proc. of the IEEE/RSJ Int'l Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Workshop on Rehabilitation & Assistive Robotics, 2014.

M. Bigliassi, A. Stortti Peruzollo, T. Ferreira Dias Kanthack, V. Barreto da Silva, P. Pezarat-Correia and L. R. Atimari. Effects of a sensory strategy in an isometric muscular endurance task. Revista Andaluza de Medicina del Deporte, 7(2):55-9, 2014.

Ana Gomes. Human Activity Recognition with Accelerometry: Novel Time and Frequency Features, Master thesis, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, 2014.

Anuja Hariharan, Marc Thomas Philipp Adam and Kai Fuong. Towards Understanding the Interplay of Cognitive Demand and Arousal in Auction Bidding. In Proc. of the 22nd European Conf. on Information Systems, 2014.

J. Freitas, A. Ferreira, M. A. T. Figueiredo, A. T. Teixeira and M. D. Dias. Enhancing Multimodal Silent Speech Interfaces with Feature Selection. In Proc. of ISCA - Conf. of the International Speech Communication Association (INTERSPEECH), pp. 1169 - 1173 , 2014.

A. Mason, S. Mukhopadhyay, K. Jayasundera and N. Bhattacharyya. Sensing Technology: Current Status and Future Trends I. Springer, 2014.

2013

D. Rebelo, C.Amma, H. Gamboa and T. Schultz. Human Activity Recognition for an Intelligent Knee Orthosis. In Proc. of the Int'l Conf. on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing (BIOSIGNALS), pp. 368-371, 2013.

J. Freitas, A. Teixeira and M.S. Dias. Multimodal Silent Speech Interface based on Video, Depth, Surface Electromyography and Ultrasonic Doppler: Data Collection and First Recognition Results. In Proc. Int'l Workshop on Speech Production in Automatic Speech Recognition, 2013.

Ana Londral, Hugo Silva, Neuza Nunes, Mamede Carvalho and Luis Azevedo. A wireless user- computer interface to explore various sources of biosignals and visual biofeedback for severe motor impairment. Journal of Accessibility and Design for All, 3(2): 118-134, 2013.

Ana Conceição, António Silva, Tiago M. Barbosa and Hugo Louro. Observation and Technical Characterization in Swimming: 200m Breaststroke. Revista Brasileira de Medicina do Esporte, 19(1), 2013.

2012

Hitee Chandra, Ian Oakley and Hugo Silva. Designing to support prescribed home exercises: understanding the needs of physiotherapy patients. In Proc. of the 7th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (NordiCHI), pp. 607-616, 2012.

Joel Rodrigues, Isabel de la Torre Dãez and Beatriz Sainz de Abajo. Telemedicine and E-Health Services, Policies and Applications: Advancements and Developments. IGI Global, 2012.

A. Fé, J. Sousa and H. Gamboa. Development of a pulse oximeter and blood pressure measurement device. In Proc. of the Int'l Conf. on Bio-Inspired and Signal Processing (BIODEVICES), 2012.

T. Araújo, N. Nunes and H. Gamboa. Miniaturized wireless controlled electroestimulator. In Proc. of the Int'l Conf. on Bio-Inspired and Signal Processing (BIODEVICES), 2012.

R. Santos, J. Sousa, B. Sañudo, C. Marques and H. Gamboa. Biosignals events detection - A morphological signal-independent approach. In Proc. of the Int'l Conf. on Bio-Inspired and Signal Processing (BIOSSIGNALS), 2012.

J. Santinha, R. Santos, J. Sousa and H. Gamboa. PLUX Real-time Sports Evaluation - A new real-time tool for sports evaluation. In Proc. of the Int'l Conf. on Bio-Inspired and Signal Processing (BIOSIGNALS), 2012.

R. Gomes, N. Neuza, J. Sousa and H. Gamboa. Long-term biosignals visualization and processing. In Proc. of the Int'l Conf. on Bio-Inspired and Signal Processing (BIOSIGNALS), 2012.

R. Simões, J. Sousa, C. Nogueira-Silva and H. Gamboa. Optimizing electrode positioning in 3-Lead ECG Chest Devices. In Proc. Int'l Living Usability Lab Workshop on AAL Latest Solutions, Trends and Applications, 2012.

A. Londral, N. Nunes, H. Silva and L. Azevedo. Wireless User-Computer Interface Platform for Mental Health Improvement through Social Inclusion. In Proc. Int'l Workshop on Computing Paradigms for Mental Health (MINDCARE), 2012.

R. Santos, J.Sousa, C. Marques and H. Gamboa. Towards Emotion related feature extraction based on generalized source-independent event detection. In Proc. Int'l Workshop on Computing Paradigms for Mental Health (MINDCARE), 2012.

J. Santinha, J. Sousa, H. Gamboa and H. Silva. Real-time dose-response assessment tool applicable in exercise therapy. In Proc. Int'l Workshop on Computing Paradigms for Mental Health (MINDCARE), 2012.

H. Silva, J. Sousa and H. Gamboa. Study and evaluation of palmar blood volume pulse for heart rate monitoring in a multimodal framework. In Proc. Int'l Workshop on Computing Paradigms for Mental Health (MINDCARE), 2012.

T. Araújo, N. Nunes, C. Quintão and H. Gamboa. Localized electroencephalography sensor and detection of evoked potentials. In Proc. Int'l Workshop on Computing Paradigms for Mental Health (MINDCARE), 2012.

2011

Sofia Reis and Nuno Correia. An imaginary friend that connects with the user's emotions. In Proc. of the Int'l Conf, on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology, 2011.

André Lourenço, Hugo Silva and Ana Fred. Unveiling the Biometric Potential of Finger-Based ECG Signals. Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience, 2011.

Filipe Canento, Ana Fred, Hugo Silva, Hugo Gamboa and André Lourenço. Multimodal biosignal sensor data handling for emotion recognition. In Proc. IEEE Sensors, pp. 647-650, 2011

Rui Santos. Time Series Morphological Analysis Applied to Biomedical Signals Events Detection. Master thesis, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, 2011.

Ana Fé. Desenvolvimento de um oxímetro de pulso e de um sensor de medição da pressão arterial. Master thesis, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, 2011.

Ricardo Gomes. Long-term biosignals visualization and processing. Master thesis, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, 2011.

João Santinha. Desenvolvimento de uma ferramenta de avaliação da performance de atletas. Master thesis, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, 2011.

H. Silva, S. Palma and H. Gamboa. AAL+: Continuous Institutional and Home Care Through Wireless Biosignal Monitoring Systems. Chapter in Handbook of Digital Homecare, Springer, 2011.

R. Tomás, A. Lourenço, H. Silva, V. Lee and S. Going. Effects of Whole-Body Vibration on Vastus Lateralis Activation During Isometric and Dynamic Squatting. In Proc. of the World Congress of the Int'l Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (ISPRM), 2011.

N. Nunes, T. Araújo and H. Gamboa. Two-Modes Cyclic Biosignal Clustering based on Time Series Analysis.In Proc. of the Int'l Conf. on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing (BIOSTEC), 2011.

H. Myklebust, N. Nunes, J. Hallén and H. Gamboa. Morphological Analysis of Acceleration Signals in Cross-Country Skiing - Information Extraction and technique transitions detection. In Proc. of the Int'l Conf. on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing (BIOSTEC), 2011.

J. Sousa, S. Palma, H. Silva and H. Gamboa. aal@home: a New Home Care Wireless Biosignal Monitoring Tool for Ambient Assisted Living. In Proc. of the Int'l Living Usability Lab Workshop on AAL Latest Solutions, Trends and Applications, 2011.

H. Silva, A. Lourenço and N. Paz. Real-Time Biosignal Acquisition and Telemedicine Platform for AAL Based on Android OS. In Proc of the Int'l Living Usability Lab Workshop on AAL Latest Solutions, Trends and Applications, 2011.

2010

Tiago Araújo. Desenvolvimento de um sensor de electroencefalografia localizado. Master thesis, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, 2010.

Neuza Nunes. Algorithms for Time Series Clustering Applied to Biomedical Signals. Master thesis, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, 2010.

Rui Martins. Desenvolvimento de um sensor de fotopletismografia para monitorização cardíaca para aplicação no pulso. Master thesis, Universidade de Coimbra, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, 2010.

José Medeiros. Development of a heart rate variability analysis tool. Master thesis, Universidade de Coimbra, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, 2010.

J. Medeiros, R. Martins, S. Palma, H. Gamboa and M. Reis. Development of a Blood Volume Pulse Sensor to measure Heart Rate Variability. In Proc. of IBERSENSOR, 2010.

J. Medeiros, R. Martins, S. Palma, H. Gamboa and M. Reis. Blood Volume Pulse Peak Detector with a Double Adaptive Threshold. In Proc. of TMSi, 2010.

A. Conceição, H. Gamboa, S. Palma, T. Araújo, N. Nunes, D. Marinho, A. Costa, A. Silva and H. Louro.Comparison between the standard average muscle activation with the use of snorkel and without snorkel in breaskstroke techinique. In Book of Abstracts of the Int'l Symp. for Biomechanics and Medicine in Swimming, 2010.

A. Conceição, S. Palma; H. Silva, H. Gamboa and H. Louro. Electromyography in Front Crawl Technique - Case Study. Open Sports Science Journal 3, pp. 67 - 69, 2010.

T. Araújo, N. Nunes, S. Palma and H. Gamboa. Alpha rhythm onset detector based on localized EEG sensor. In Proc. of ESBME & MEDICON, 2010

H. Gamboa, H. Silva and F. Silva. Patient Tracking System. In Proc. of the Int'l Conf. on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare, 2010

2009

J. Cabri and H. Gamboa. The use of Electromyography in Physiotherapy - Application in Hydrotherapy. In Proc. of the European Workshop on Movement Science, 2009.

J. Beckert, F. Silva and S. Palma. Inter-Rater Reliability of the Visual Estimation of Shoulder Abduction Angles and the Agreement of Measurements with an Acelerometer. In Proc. of ECSS, 2009.

H. Silva, G. Martins, S. Palma, P. Mil-Homens and M. Valamatos. An Automated Athlete Performance Evaluation System. From theory to practice. In Proc. of the Int'l Conf. on Bio-Inspired and Signal Processing (BIODEVICES), 2009.

2008

Hugo Gamboa. Multi-modal Behavioral Biometrics Based on HCI and Electrophysiology. PhD thesis, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Instituto Superior Técnico, 2008.

H. Silva, G. Martins, P. Mil-Homens and M. Valamatos. Athletic Performance Evaluation System. In Proc. of ECSS, 2008.

S. Palma, H. Silva, H. Gamboa and P. Mil-Homens Standing Jump Loft Time Measurement: an Acceleration Based Method. In Proc. of the Int'l Conf. on Bio-Inspired and Signal Processing (BIOSSIGNALS), 2008.

2007

H. Silva, H. Gamboa and A. Fred. Applicability of lead V2 ECG Measurements in Biometrics. In Proc. of Med-e-Tel, 2007.

H. Gamboa and A. Fred. An Electrodermal Activity Phsycophysiological Model. In Proc. of Med-e-Tel, 2007.

H. Gamboa, H. Silva, S. Palma and P. Mil-Homens.Vertical Jump Flight Time Measurement: A New Method Based on Acceleration Signals. In Proc. of ECSS, 2007.