Master Proposals

Manuel J. Fonseca

About Me

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

Vice-Director of the LASIGE Research Unit

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 2020/21.

Most Cited Papers
  1. CALI: An Online Scribble Recognizer for Calligraphic Interfaces, MJ Fonseca, C Pimentel, JA Jorge, AAAI Spring Symposium on Sketch Understanding, 2002 (Cited by 190)
  2. 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 147)
  3. Using fuzzy logic to recognize geometric shapes interactively, MJ Fonseca, JA Jorge, Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ-IEEE), 2000 (Cited by 145)
  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 129)
  5. Javasketchit: Issues in sketching the look of user interfaces, A Caetano, N Goulart, M Fonseca, J Jorge, AAAI Spring Symposium on Sketch Understanding, 2002 (Cited by 115)
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