António Moura

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In a time when conventional antibiotics are becoming increasingly less effective for treatment of infections, the relationship between bacteria and antimicrobial resistance is becoming more and more complicated. This paper provides a current review of studies reported in the literature pertaining to the antibiotherapy of human urinary tract infections(More)
In this paper we report on the acquisition and content of a new database intended for developing audio-visual speech recognition systems. This database supports a speaker dependent continuous speech recognition task, based on a small vocabulary, and was captured in the European Portuguese language. Along with the collected multi-modal speech materials, the(More)
In this paper we studied the phonemic structure of the words’ beginnings and endings in standard European Portuguese (hereafter EP). The generativist description of the Portuguese phonology [1] was used as framework basis and the phonetic and acoustic experiments performed by Delgado-Martins [2] served as a model to the phonetic background in EP. We also(More)
In this paper we report on the acquisition and content of a new database intended for developing audio-visual speech recognition systems. This database supports a speaker dependent continuous speech recognition task, based on a small vocabulary, and was captured in the European Portuguese language. Along with the collected multi-modal speech materials, the(More)
JESSICA W. LYNCH ALFARO*, PATRICIA IZAR, AND RENATA G. FERREIRA Institute for Society and Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles, California Department of Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles, California Department of Experimental Psychology, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil Psychobiology Graduate Program, Department of(More)
In this paper, the design of intelligent agent is discussed. This agent is used to percept the changes in the environment and changes the expression of 3D human face using 3D morphing. The design is proposed for implementation in Java 3D API. Type of intelligent agent is a simple reflex agent and it has four functions, the first is to percept the change in(More)
The present paper describes the work done during the last year in the development of European Portuguese (EP) speech recognition and synthesis channels for an Internet e-commerce application. The objective of this work was to develop the appropriate speech input and output, to enable the user to more comfortably use an e-commerce web site issuing commands(More)
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