Master Proposals

Manuel J. Fonseca

About Me

Associate Professor at the Department of Informatics, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon

Head of the Department of Informatics.

Senior Researcher at LASIGE Research Unit

PhD degree in Information Systems and Computer Science from IST/Technical University of Lisbon in 2004, on the topic of Sketch-Based Retrieval in Large Sets of Drawings.

Research Topics

Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)
Affective Computing (Emotion Recognition)
Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCI)
Gaze Interaction (Eyetracking)
Health Informatics
Multimedia Retrieval
Sketch Recognition & Interaction

Supervision (PhD and MSc)

Students interested in being supervised by me and/or in doing research in any of the research topics listed, or on related topics can contact me.

Take a look at my Master Proposals for 2023/24.

Most Cited Papers
  1. Emotions Recognition Using EEG Signals: A Survey, SM Alarc√£o, MJ Fonseca, IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing (TAC), 10(3) (Jul-Sep 2019), IEEE, (Cited by 663)
  2. CALI: An Online Scribble Recognizer for Calligraphic Interfaces, MJ Fonseca, C Pimentel, JA Jorge, AAAI Spring Symposium on Sketch Understanding, 2002 (Cited by 202)
  3. Using fuzzy logic to recognize geometric shapes interactively, MJ Fonseca, JA Jorge, Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ-IEEE), 2000 (Cited by 154)
  4. Indexing high-dimensional data for content-based retrieval in large databases, MJ Fonseca, JA Jorge, Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA) 2003 (Cited by 139)
  5. A Comparison of Methods for Sketch-based 3D Shape Retrieval, B. Li, Y. Lu, A. Godil, T. Schreck, B. Bustos, A. Ferreira, T. Furuya, M.J. Fonseca, H. Johan, T. Matsuda, R. Ohbuchi, P.B. Pascoal, and J.M. Saavedra, Computer Vision and Image Understanding (CVIU), 119 (Feb. 2014)(Cited by 137)
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