Pedro Miguel Fonseca

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The ever-growing amount of audiovisual content available has raised the need to develop systems allowing each of us to consume the information considered ‘essential’, adapted to our tastes, our preferences, our time and also to our capacities of receiving, consuming and storing that information. In other words, there is an increasing need to develop systems(More)
A compressed domain generic object tracking algorithm offers, in combination with a face detection algorithm, a low-computational-cost solution to the problem of detecting and locating faces in frames of compressed video sequences (such as MPEG-1 or MPEG-2). Objects such as faces can thus be tracked through a compressed video stream using motion information(More)
Enchytraeids are small oligochaetes found worldwide in soils with sufficient moisture and organic matter, but scarcely studied in the Southern hemisphere. This is the third study on enchytraeid abundance in Brazil using wet extraction and the first carried out in Araucaria Mixed Forest (subtropical region). The sampling and extraction were based on the(More)
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