André Falcão

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This paper discusses an ontology-aided approach to EO product search. A specific user domain ontology, an EO domain ontology are proposed and linked. The user domain ontology covers the case studies of water quality and maritime security while the EO domain covers oil-spills, algae bloom, ship detection and wind and waves information. This work is based on(More)
In this paper, we deal with the descriptor combination problem in image classification tasks. This problem refers to the definition of an appropriate combination of image content descriptors that characterize different visual properties, such as color, shape and texture. In this paper, we propose to model the de-scriptor combination as a swarm-based(More)
Gesture imitation has recognized benefits as a therapy for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Even tough automatic gesture recognition has advanced greatly in the last years, its application in the field of autism therapy has been mostly irrelevant. In this paper we present a solution that: 1) integrates gesture imitation into storytelling therapies;(More)
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