Publications And Thesis

Numbered list of peer reviewed papers published in Journals

15. R. Sebastião, S. Sorte, J. Valente, A. I. Miranda, and J. M. Fernandes, “Detecting changes in the heart rate of firefighters to prevent smoke inhalation and health effects”, Evolving Systems, Evolving Systems, 2018. Doi:10.1007/s12530-018-9241-0

14. R. Teixeira Ribeiro and J.P.S. Cunha, “A Regression Approach based on Separability Maximization for Modeling a Continuous-valued Stress Index from Electrocardiogram Data”, Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, vol.46, pp. 33-45, 2018. Doi:10.1016/j.bspc.2018.06.006

13. S. Rodrigues, J.S. Paiva, D. Dias, M. Aleixo, R. Filipe and J.P.S. Cunha, “Assessing Psychophysiological Stress during an ATC Refresher Training and the Trier Social Stress Test Task: a comparative study”, The open bioinformatics journal,vol. 11, pp. 3-13, 2018. Doi: 10.2174/187503620181101

12. S. Rodrigues, J.S. Paiva, D. Dias, M. Aleixo, R. Filipe and J.P.S. Cunha, “Cognitive Impact and Psychophysiological Effects of Stress Using a Biomonitoring Platform”, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol. 15, p 1-14, 2018. Doi:10.3390/ijerph15061080

11. D. Dias, and J.P.S. Cunha, “Wearable Health Devices—Vital Sign Monitoring, Systems and Technologies”, Sensors 2018, 18, 2414; Doi:10.3390/s18082414

10. S. Rodrigues, M. Kaiseler, G. Pimentel, J. Rodrigues, A. Aguiar, C. Queirós, and J.P.S. Cunha, “Ambulatory assessment of psychophysiological stress among police officers: A proof-of-concept study”, Occupational Health Science, 2017. Doi:10.1007/s41542-017-0008-y

9. S. Rodrigues, M. Kaiseler, C. Queirós and M, Basto-Pereira,”Daily stress and coping among emergency response officers: a case study,” International Journal of Emergency Services, vol. 6, pp. 122-133, 2017. Doi:10.1108/IJES-10-2016-0019

8. J.S. Paiva. D. Dias, and J.P.S. Cunha, ” Beat-ID: Towards a computationally low-cost single heartbeat biometric identity check system based on electrocardiogram wave morphology”, PLoS One, 18;12(7):e0180942, 2017. Doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0180942.

7. T. Pereira, P. Almeida, J. P. S. Cunha, and A. Aguiar, “Validation of a low intrusiveness heart rate sensor for stress assessment,” Biomedical Physics & Engineering Express, vol. 3, p. 017004, 2017. Doi:10.1088/2057-1976/3/1/017004

6. T. Pereira, P. Almeida, J. P. S. Cunha, and A. Aguiar, “Heart Rate Variability Metrics for Fine-grained Stress Level Assessment,” Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine, vol. 148, pp. 71-80, 2017. Doi:10.1016/j.cmpb.2017.06.018

5. R. Sebastião, J. Gama, and T. Mendonça, “Fading Histograms in Detecting Distribution and Concept Changes”, International Journal of Data Science and Analytics, pp. 1-30, 2017. Doi:10.1007/s41060-017-0043-4.

4. J. Ferreira, S. Brás, C. F. Silva, and S. C. Soares, “An Automatic Classifier of Emotions Build from Noise Entropy”, Psychophysiology, 2016. Doi:10.1111/psyp.12808

3. S. Brás, S. Soares, R. Moreira, and J.M. Fernandes, “BeMonitored: Monitoring psychophysiology and behavior using Android in phobias”, Behavior Research Methods, Vol. 45(3), pp. 1100–1108, 2016. Doi:10.3758/s13428-015-0633-9

2. J. Ferreira, S. Brás, C. F. Silva, and S. C. Soares, “An Automatic Classifier of Emotions Build from Noise Entropy”, Psychophysiology, 2016. Doi:10.1111/psyp.12808

1. J. Rodrigues, M. Kaiseler, A. Aguiar, J. P. S. Cunha, and J. Barros, “A Mobile Sensing Approach to Stress Detection and Memory Activation for Public Bus Drivers,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 16, pp. 3294 – 3303, 2015. Doi: 10.1109/TITS.2015.2445314

Numbered list of peer-reviewed conference papers published

29. E. Spilmont; D. Dias; J.P.S. Cunha. AmbiUnit: A new adaptive wearable environmental monitoring device for hazardous professions. Inforum2018, Coimbra

28. S. Rodrigues, D. Dias, J.S. Paiva and J.P.S Cunha, “Psychophysiological Stress Assessment Among On-Duty Firefighters”,  40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Honolulu, HI, USA, 2018.

27. D. Axman, J.S.Paiva, F. de la Torre, J.P.S. Cunha, “Beat-to-beat ECG Features for Time Resolution Improvements in Stress Detection”, EUSIPCO, 2017.

26. E. Soares, P. Brandão, R. Prior, and A. Aguiar, “Experimentation with MANETs of Smartphones, IEEE Wireless Days Conference”, Porto, Portugal, March, 2017.

25. D. Dias, N. Ferreira, J.P.S. Cunha, “VitalLogger: An Adaptable Wearable Physiology and Body-Area Ambiance Data Logger for Mobile Applications”, 2017 IEEE 14th International Conference on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks (BSN), pp. 71-74. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7936010/

24. R. Sebastião, and J. M. Fernandes, “Supporting the Page-Hinkley Test with Empirical Mode Decomposition for Change Detection”, 23rd International Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent Systems, Warsaw, Poland, 2017. Doi:10.1007/978-3-319-60438-1_48

23. J. M. Carvalho, S. Brás, J. Ferreira, S. C. Soares, and A. J. Pinho, “Impact of the Acquisition Time on ECG Compression-based Biometric Identification Systems”, 8th Iberian Conference on Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis, IbPria, pp.492-498, Faro, Portugal, 2017.

22. J. Paiva, S. Rodrigues, & J.P.S. Cunha, “Changes in ST, QT and RR ECG intervals during acute stress in firefighters: a pilot study”, 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Orlando, U.S.A, 2016. doi:10.1109/EMBC.2016.7591452.

21. S. Rodrigues, J. Paiva, G. Pimentel, and J. P. S. Cunha, “Effects of perceived stress and fatigue in Firefighters cognitive performance: a pilot study”, International Symposium on Occupational Safety and Hygiene, Guimarães, Portugal, 2016. ISBN:978-989-98203-6-4.

20. R. Sebastião, S. Sorte, J. Valente, A. I. Miranda, and J. M. Fernandes, “Inhalation during fire experiments: an approach derived through ECG”. In Proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing: Adjunct (UbiComp ’16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, pp. 763-772, 2016. Doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2968219.2968284

19. S. Gouveia, A. O. Pinheiro, S. Brás, and L. A. Campos, “Fuzzy logic SBP and RR modelling evaluated under parasympathetic blockade”, Computers in Cardiology 2016, Vancouver, Canada, 43, pp. 497-500, 2016. Doi:10.22489/CinC.2016.142-345

18. S. Brás, J. Ferreira, S. C. Soares, and A. J. Pinho, “Compression Methods on Emotion Identification – Preliminary Study”, 22nd Portuguese Conference on Pattern Recognition (RecPad), Aveiro, Portugal, 2016.

17. B. Marques, S. Brás, S. C. Soares, J. M. Fernandes, “Psychophysiology assessment tool using Virtual Reality – Case Study”, 22nd Portuguese Conference on Pattern Recognition (RecPad), Aveiro, Portugal, 2016.

16. R. Sebastião, S. Sorte, J. Valente, A. Miranda, and J. M. Fernandes, “Deriving ECG to compute inhalation during fire experiments”, 22nd Portuguese Conference on Pattern Recognition (RecPad), Aveiro, Portugal, 2016.

15. R. Sebastião, and J. M, Fernandes, “Intrinsic Page Hinkley Test (iPHT)”, 22nd Portuguese Conference on Pattern Recognition (RecPad), Aveiro, Portugal, 2016.

14. J. Carvalho, A. J. Pinho, and S. Brás, “Irregularity Detection in ECG signal using a semi-fiducial method”, 22nd Portuguese Conference on Pattern Recognition (RecPad), Aveiro, Portugal, 2016.

13. T. Magalhães, J. M. Fernandes, I. C. Oliveira, and S. Brás, “Initial validation of online ECG signal segmentation”, 22nd Portuguese Conference on Pattern Recognition (RecPad), Aveiro, Portugal, 2016.

12. J. Ferreira, S. Brás, L. Alho, J. Raposo, G. Ramos, C. Silva, and S. C. Soares, “An automatic classifier of emotions based on ECG noise”, 11º Encontro Nacional da Associação Portuguesa de Psicologia Experimental, 1 e 2 de Abril 2016, Lisboa, Portugal.

11. S. Brás, J. Ferreira, S. C. Soares, and A. J. Pinho, “Biometric and emotion identification: an ECG compression based method”, Research Day University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal, 2016.

10. P. P. d. Silva, and J. P. S. Cunha, “SenseMyHeart: A Cloud Service and API for Wearable Heart Monitors”, 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), Milano, Italy, 2015, pp. 4986 – 4989. Doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2015.7319511

9. S. Brás, and A. Pinho, “ECG Biometric Identification: A compression based approach”, 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), Milano, Italy, 2015, pp. 5838-5841. Doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2015.7319719

8. T. Cruz, S. Brás, S. C. Soares, and J. M. Fernandes, “Monitoring physiology and behaviour using Android in phobias”, 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), Milano, Italy, 2015, pp. 3739-3742. Doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2015.7319206

7. T. Brás, J. Ferreira, S. C. Soares, and C. F. Silva, “Psychophysiology of Disgust Emotion: ECG Noise Entropy as Biomarker”, 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), Milano, Italy, 2015, pp. 2351-2354. Doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2015.7318865

6. L. M. Silva, J. M. Fernandes, and I. C. Oliveira, “LIMBus: a lightweight remote monitoring system powered by iOS and BLE”, in the proceedings of MOBIQUITOUS, 12th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services, Coimbra, Portugal, July, 2015. Doi:10.4108/eai.22-7-2015.2260249

5. T. Magalhães, I. C. Oliveira, and J. M. Fernandes, “Message based integration in Cyber-Physical System: firefighters in the field”, in the proceedings of MOBIQUITOUS, 12th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services, Coimbra, Portugal, July, 2015, Doi:10.4108/eai.22-7-2015.2260246

4. P. Santos, S. Sargento, and J. M. Fernandes, “VANESS: DNS for Nomadic Users in Vehicular Networks”, in the proceedings of MOBIQUITOUS, 12th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services, Coimbra, Portugal, July, 2015. Doi: 10.4108/eai.22-7-2015.2260262

3. Lima, P. Brandão, O. Azuaje, and A. Aguiar, “Demo — DisToNet: Disconnection Tolerant Mobile Ad Hoc Networks”, in the proceedings of 10th ACM MobiCom Workshop on Challenged Networks – CHANTS, Paris, France, pp. 63-64, September, 2015 Doi: 10.1145/2799371.2799376

2. A. R. Tedim, A.C. Barros, C. Maia, and J. Godsell, “Start-ups of wearable technologies: challenges in supply chain strategic decisions”, in the proceedings of the 22nd International Annual EurOMA Conference, Neuchâtel, Switzerland, June, 2015.

1. A. Aguiar, E. S. Soares, P. Brandão, T .M. Magalhães, J. M. F. Fernandes, and I. O. Oliveira , “Demo: Wireless IP mesh on Android for fire-fighter monitoring”, in the proceedings of 9th ACM MobiCom Workshop on Challenged Networks – CHANTS, Maui, United States, Vol. 1, pp. 1, September, 2014. Doi: 10.1145/2645672.2645692

Numbered list of non-peer reviewed conference papers published

2. J. Paiva, S. Rodrigues, D. Dias, R. Ribeiro, and J.P.S. Cunha, “WeSENSS: Wearable Wireless Devices for Vitals and Body-Area Environment Monitoring of Firefighters, 8th Conference on Protective Clothing, 7th-9th May, 2018, Porto, Portugal.

1. R. Tuna, G. Pimentel, A. Vilarinho, R. Vaz, and J. P. S. Cunha, “Monitorização do Stress Cardiovascular em Cirurgias de Clipagem de Aneurismas,” in the proceedings of the 31º Congresso Nacional da Sociedade Portuguesa de Neurocirurgia, Maio, 2015, p.27, Porto, Portugal.

Numbered list of manuscripts submitted for publication in Journals

3. S. Rodrigues, J.S Paiva, D. Dias, G. Pimentel, M. Kaiseler, and J.P.S Cunha (2017). “Psychophysiological Effects of Stress on cognitive performance of Firefighters using a biomonitoring wearable platform” [Accepted on Clinical Practice & Epidemiology in Mental Health].

2. S. Rodrigues, J.S. Paiva, D., Dias, and J.P.S. Cunha (2017). “Stress Among On-Duty Portuguese Firefighters: An Ambulatory Assessment Study” [Accepted on PeerJ].

1. G. Pimentel, S. Rodrigues, P.A. Silva, A. Vilarinho, R. Vaz, and J.P.S. Cunha, “A Novel Wearable Approach for Intraoperative Physiological Stress Monitoring of Multiple Cooperative Surgeons [submitted to the IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics].

Book chapters 

2. J. P. S. Cunha, S. Rodrigues, D. Dias, P. Brandão, A. Aguiar, I. Oliveira, J .M. Fernades, C. Maia, A, Barros, & F. La Torre, “VitalResponder®: Wearable Wireless Platform for Vitals and Body-Area Environment Monitoring of First Response Teams”, In: Wearable Technologies and Wireless Body Sensor Networks for Healthcare, Eds., J. Velez and D. Miyandoab, Institution of Engineering & Technology. 2018, ISBN:1785612174, 9781785612176.

1. S. Rodrigues, M. Kaiseler, and J.P.S. Cunha, “An Overview of Anger and Anxiety: Personality Predictors and Coping”, in Anger and Anxiety: Predictors, Coping Strategies, and Health Effects, Eds., J.F.A. Cruz and R.M.C. Sofia, 2017. ISBN: 978-1-53612-932-8

Numbered list of Ph.D. Theses

6. S. Rodrigues, “Stress, Coping and Engagement Among Police Officers: New Methodological Approaches”, PhD Theses, Faculty of Psychology, University of Porto (FEUP) co-supervisors: Mariana Kaiseler, ULeeds (Psychology), Cristina Queirós, UPorto (Psychology) and João Paulo Cunha, UPorto (Engineering). Finished in 2016. Approved with distinction.

5. E. Soares, “Efficient and reliable multicast in MANET”, PDCC, Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto.

4. R. Tedim, “Supply Chain Strategy of Start-­‐ups Commercializing Emergent Technologies”, PhD Theses, Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto (FEUP), Third year, supervisor: Ana Cristina Barros.

3. D. Axman, “The detection of stress events from weakly labeled time series data”, PhD Theses, Dual-degree, CMU/UPorto, Second year, co-supervisors: João Paulo Cunha, UPorto and Fernando de La Torre, CMU.

2. J. Falcão, “Low-power embedded Computer Vision with Programmable Image Sensors”, PhD Theses, Dual-degree, CMU/UPorto, Second year, co-supervisors: João Paulo Cunha, UPorto and Bob Iannucci, CMU.

1. P. M. Salgueiro Santos, “Wireless Protocols and Channel Estimation for Data Gathering with Mobile Nodes”, PhD Theses, Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP), supervisors: João Barros and Ana Aguiar.

Numbered list of Master Theses

19. C. Samouco, “Cloud Platform for the Deployment of Online Data Analytics Application Oriented Services”, Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto (FEUP), Porto, Portugal, finished in 2018.

18. P. Abade, “VR-Banway: deploying a body area network gateway on single-board computers and mesh networks”, M. S. Thesis, MIECT, University of Aveiro, Portugal, 2017.

17. D. Sousa, “Human Sensing and Indoor Location: From coarse to fine detection algorithms based on consumer electronics RF mapping”, Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto (FEUP), Porto, Portugal, finished in 2017.

16. C. Mansilha, “Patents in the Medical Devices Industry – the case for wearable technologies” M. S. Thesis, Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto (FEUP), Porto, Portugal, finished in 2016.

15. R. Barbosa, “Configuring Supply Chain Networks in Technology-based Startups”, MSc Thesis, MIEIG, Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, finished in 2016.

14. R. M. Almeida, “Characterization of Business Models in the Medical Devices Industry – the case for wearable technologies” M. S. Thesis, Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto (FEUP), Porto, Portugal, finished in 2016.

13. F. Carvalho,“Rede adhoc com priorização de tráfego”, MSc Thesis, Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto, finished in 2016.

12. P. Alexeenko, “MobileVJ: A mobile app for a novel wearable human sensing”, M. S. Thesis, Informatics Engineering, Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto (FEUP), Porto, Portugal, 2016.

11. J. Marques, “A Training Program Proposal for Start-ups in Scale-up Phase”, MSc Thesis, MESG, Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, 2016.

10. L. Assunção, “Heart rate estimation using video in psychology experiments / Estimação do ritmo cardíaco recorrendo a vídeo no âmbito de experiências em psicologia” ,”, M. S. Thesis, MIECT, University of Aveiro, Portugal, 2016.

9. B. Marques, “Veracity -Low cost physiology assessment tool using Virtual Reality / Veracity -Ferramenta de baixo custo para avaliação fisiológica utilizando Realidade Virtual., ”, M. S. Thesis, MIECT, University of Aveiro, Portugal, 2016.

8. S. Ribeiro D’Eça, “VitalHelmet – Towards a Sensorized Helmet for First Responders”, M. S. Thesis, Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto (FEUP), Porto, Portugal, 2015.

7. D. Dias, “VitalLogger: An Adaptable Wearable Physiology and Ambiance Data Logger for Mobile Applications”, M. S. Thesis, Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto (FEUP), Porto, Portugal, 2015.

6. L. M. Marques Silva, “LIMBus: Lightweight Monitoring System Powered by iOS and BLE / LIMBus: Sistema de monitorização com iOS e BLE”, M. S. Thesis, MIECT, University of Aveiro, Portugal, 2015

5. O. A. Contreras. “Performance Evaluation of an IEEE 802.11 Mobile Ad-Hoc Network on the Raspberry Pi”. M. S. Thesis, Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto (FEUP), Porto, Portugal, 2015.

4. F. R. Araújo de Carvalho, “Ad-Hoc Network with Traffic Priorities and Tolerance to disconnection”, M. S. Thesis, MIERSI, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal, 2015.

3. L. M. Salgueiro Barroso, “802.11 on Android devices”, M. S. Thesis, MIERSI, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal, 2015.

2. J. Silva, “VitalSensors – New wearable sensors for monitoring First Responder”, M. S. Thesis, Bioengineering, Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto (FEUP), Porto, Portugal, 2015.

1. J. Fernandes, “VitalX: Um módulo e uma aplicação móvel para um monitor vestível de sinais vitais.”, M. S. Thesis, Bioengineering, Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto (FEUP), Porto, Portugal, 2015.

Numbered list of presentations

5. C. Mansilha, A. R. Tedim and C. Maia, “Insights for innovation: combining patents pools and product portfolio analysis” in ISPIM Conference, Porto, Portugal, 2016.

4. C. Maia and R. Almeida, “Wearable medical devices startups business models: a multiple case study” in ISPIM Conference, Porto, Portugal, 2016.

3. S. Tafula, and J. P. S. Cunha, “Abril – advanced brain imaging lab.: a neuroimaging cloud based computation environment”, in Poster session. EGI – European Grid Infrastructure, Lisboa, Portugal, 2015.

2.G. Pimentel, A. Vilarinho, R. Vaz, and J. P. S. Cunha, “Cardiovascular Strain and Autonomic Imbalance in Neurosurgeons,” in Poster session. 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Milano, Italy, 2015.

1.T. Pereira, T. Moreira, P. Almeida, J. P. S. Cunha, and A. Aguiar, “Fine Grained Stress Assessment in Ecological Conditions,” in Poster session. 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, Milano, Italy, 2015.