Diego Resende Faria, Ph.D.
   Lecturer in Computer Science
   School of Engineering and Applied Science
   Aston University, Birmingham, UK

 

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   Publications                                                                                                                                                                                


  Journal Papers

 

[j5] U. M. Nunes, D. R. Faria, P. Peixoto. " A human activity recognition framework using max-min features and key poses with differential evolution

random forests classifier " Pattern Recognition Letters, 2017. journal paper

 

[ j4 ] relevant C. Premebida, D. R. Faria, U. Nunes. " Dynamic Bayesian Network for Semantic Place Classification in Mobile Robotics ", AURO Springer: Autonomous Robotics, 2017. journal paper

 

[j3] J. Vital, D. R. Faria, G. Dias, M. Couceiro, F. Coutinho, N. Ferreira. " Combining Discriminative Spatio-Temporal Features for Daily Life

Activity Recognition using Wearable Motion Sensing Suit ". PAA Springer: Pattern Analysis and Applications, 2016.

 

[j2] relevant Diego R. Faria , Pedro Trindade, Jorge Lobo, Jorge Dias - " Knowledge-based Reasoning from Human Grasp Demonstrations for Robot

Grasp Synthesis". RAS Journal, Elsevier - Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 2014.   journal paper

  

[j1] relevant Diego R. Faria , Ricardo Martins, Jorge Lobo, Jorge Dias. " Extracting Data from Human Manipulation of Objects Towards Improving

Autonomous Robotic Grasping". Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Elsevier, Volume 60, Issue 3, Pages 396-410, March 2012. journal paper

 

  Journal Papers Under Review (jur):

 

[ j6ur ] D. R. Faria, C. Premebida, P. Lewis, U. Nunes. " Dynamic Bayesian Mixture Models for Human Daily Activity Recognition ", IEEE ACCESS 2018.

 

[j7ur] D. R. Faria, F. C. C. Faria, C. Premebida. " Multimodal Emotional Expression Recognition by Merging Facial and Body Motion Features for Human-Robot Interaction" , 2018.


[j8ur] C. Coppola, S. Cosar, D. R. Faria, N. Bellotto. " Social Activity Recognition from Continuous RGB-D Video Sequences" , Journal of Social Robotics, 2018.

 

  Book Chapters:

 

[ b2 ] D. R. Faria , C. Premebida, Luis J. Manso, Eduardo P. Ribeiro, Pedro Nunez, " Multimodal Bayesian Network for Artificial Perception ", Book Title: Bayesian Networks, ISBN -, InTech, 2018, pp . journal paper

 

[ b1 ] C. Premebida, F. A. Souza, D. R. Faria . " Dynamic Bayesian Network for Time Dependent Classification Problems in Robotics ", Book Title: Bayesian Inference, ISBN 978-953-51-5472-3, InTech, Ed. J. P. Tejedor, 2017, pp 299-310. journal paper

 

 

  Refereed International Conference and Workshop Papers

[33 Jordan Bird, Aniko Ekart, Christopher Buckingham, Diego R. Faria , " Mental Emotional Sentiment Classification with an EEG-based Brain-Machine Interface ", International Conference on Digital Image & Signal Processing (DISP’19), Oxford, UK 2019. conf.paper

[32 Jordan Bird, Luis J. Manso, Eduardo P. Ribeiro, Aniko Ekart, Diego R. Faria , " A Study on Mental State Classification using EEG-based Brain-Machine Interface ", 9th IEEE Interntional Conference on Intelligent Systems, 2018. conf.paper

[31 Hamid Golzadeh, Diego R. Faria , Aniko Ekart, Christopher B. Buckingham, " Emotion Recognition using Spatiotemporal Features from Facial Expression Landmarks ", 9th IEEE Interntional Conference on Intelligent Systems, 2018. conf.paper

[30 Karen Tatarian, Micael S. Couceiro, Eduardo P. Ribeiro, Diego R. Faria , " Stepping-stones to Transhumanism: An EMG-controlled Low-cost Prosthetic Hand for Academia ", 9th IEEE Interntional Conference on Intelligent Systems, 2018. conf.paper

[29 Gledson Melotti, Cristiano Premebida, Nuno Goncalves, Urbano Nunes, Diego R. Faria , " Multimodal CNN Pedestrian Recognition: A Study on Combining LIDAR and Camera Data ", IEEE International Confonference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2018. conf.paper

[28 Jordan Bird,  Aniko Ekart, Diego R. Faria . " Learning from Interation: An Intelligent Networked based Human-bot and Bot-bot Chatbot System ", UKCI'18: The 18th UK Workshop on Comput. Intelligence, 2018. conf.paper

[27] Mahbub Hussain, Jordan Bird,  Diego R. Faria . " A Study on CNN Transfer Learning for Image Classification ", UKCI'18: The 18th UK Workshop on Comp. Intelligence, 2018. conf.paper

[26] Diego R. Faria, Fernanda C. C. Faria, Cristiano Premebida, " Towards Multimodal Affective Expressions: Merging Facial Expressions and Body Motion into Emotion ", IEEE RO-MAN'17: Workshop on Artificial Perception, Machine Learning and Datasets for Human-Robot Interaction (ARMADA 2017), Lisbon, Portugal, pp.16-20. conf.paper

[25] Diego R. Faria, Mario Vieira, Fernanda C. C. Faria, Cristiano Premebida, " Affective Facial Expressions Recognition for Human-Robot Interaction ", IEEE RO-MAN'17: IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, Lisbon, Portugal, 2017, pp. 805-810. conf.paper

[24] Claudio Coppola, Serhan Cosar, Diego R. Faria, Nicola Bellotto, " Automatic Detection of Human Interactions from RGB-D Data for Social Activity Classification ", IEEE RO-MAN'17: IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, Lisbon, Portugal, 2017. conf.paper

[23] Diego R. Faria, Mario Vieira, Fernanda C. C. Faria. " Towards the Development of Affective Facial Expression Recognition for Human-Robot Interaction ". ACM PETRA'17: 10th International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (NOTION: Human Behaviour Monitoring, Interpretation and Understanding), pp. 300-304 .

[22] Claudio Coppola, Diego R. Faria , Urbano Nunes, Nicola Bellotto, " Social Activity Recognition based on Probabilistic Merging of Skeleton Features with Proximity Priors from RGB-D Data ", IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS'16. conf.paper

[21] U. M. Nunes, D. R. Faria , P. Peixoto, " Human Activity Recognition using Max-Min Skeleton-based Features and Key Poses ",  IEEE RO-MAN'16: Workshop on Behavior Adaptation, Interaction and Learning for Assistive Robotics (BAILAR), NY, USA, 2016. conf.paper

[20] Cristiano Premebida, Diego R. Faria , Francisco A.de Souza, Urbano Nunes. " Applying Probabilistic Mixture Models to Semantic Place Classification in Mobile Robotics ". Proceedings of IEEE IROS'15: IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. Hamburg, Germany, 2015. conf.paper

[19] relevant Diego R. Faria , Mario Vieira, Cristiano Premebida, Urbano Nunes, " Probabilistic Human Daily Activity Recognition towards Robot-assisted Living ". Proceedings of IEEE RO-MAN'15: IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication. Kobe, Japan, August, 2015. conf.paper

[18] Mario Vieira, Diego R. Faria, Urbano Nunes, " Real-time Application for Monitoring Human Daily Activities and Risk Situations in Robot-assisted Living ". Proceedings of Robot'15: 2nd Iberian Robotics Conference. Lisbon, Portugal 2015. conf.paper

[17] relevant Diego R. Faria , Cristiano Premebida, Urbano Nunes, " A Probabilistic Approach for Human Everyday Activities Recognition using Body Motion from RGB-D Images ". Proceedings of IEEE RO-MAN'14: IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication. Edinburgh-Scotland, UK, August 25-29th, 2014. * Finalist for Kazuo Tanie Award (focusing on practical application or one that can be applied to real products) . conf.paper

[16] Diego R. Faria, Jorge Lobo, Jorge Dias, " Identifying Objects from Hand Configurations during In-hand Exploration ". In proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Information Integration (IEEE MFI 2012), pp. 132-137, Hamburg, September, 2012. journal paper

[15] Diego R. Faria, Ricardo Martins, Jorge Lobo, Jorge Dias, " A probabilistic framework to detect suitable grasping regions on objects ". In 10th IFAC Symposium on robot Control (SYROCO'12), pp. 247-252, Dubrovinik, Croatia, Sept, 2012.    journal paper

[14] Ricardo Martins, Diego R. Faria, Jorge Dias, " Representation framework of perceived object softness characteristics for active robotic hand exploration ". In Proceedings of 7th ACM/IEEE HRI'2012 - Workshop on Advances in Tactile Sensing and Touch based Human-Robot Interaction, Boston, USA, March 5-8, 2012.

[13] S. Jafar Hosseini, Diego R. Faria, Jorge Lobo, Jorge Dias, " Probabilistic Classification of Grasping Behaviours using Visuo-hapitc Perception ". In Proceeding of DoCEIS'12 (book chapter springer): Technological Innovation for Value Creation, IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology Volume 372, pp. 241-248, 2012.

[12] Diego R. Faria, Ricardo Martins, Jorge Lobo, Jorge Dias, " Manipulative Tasks Identification by Learning and Generalizing Hand Motions ". Proceedings of DoCEIS'11 (book chapter springer): Technological Innovation for Sustainability, IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology Volume 349, pp 173-180, 2011.  journal paper

[11 relevant Diego R. Faria , Ricardo Martins, Jorge Lobo, Jorge Dias, " Probabilistic Representation of 3D Object Shape by In-Hand Exploration ". Proceedings of The 2010 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS'10 - Taipei, Taiwan, pp. 1560 - 1565, October 2010.    journal paper

[10] Diego R. Faria, Ricardo Martins, Jorge Dias, " Learning Motion Patterns from Multiple Observations along the Action Phases of Manipulative Tasks ". Proceedings of Workshop on Grasping Planning and Task Learning by Imitation: IEEE/RSJ IROS'2010, - Taipei, Taiwan - October 2010. journal paper

[9] Ricardo Martins, Diego R. Faria, Jorge Dias, "S ymbolic Level Generalization of In-hand Manipulation Tasks from Human Demonstrations using Tactile Data Information ". Workshop on Grasping Planning and Task Learning by Imitation: IEEE/RSJ IROS'2010, - Taipei, Taiwan - October 2010.

[8] Diego R. Faria, Ricardo Martins, Jorge Dias, " Grasp Exploration for 3D Object Shape Representation using Probabilistic Map ".  Proceedings of DoCEIS'10, (book chapter springer): Emerging Trends in Technological Innovation, IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology Volume 314, pp 215-222, 2010. - ISBN: 978-3-642-11627-8. journal paper

[7] relevant Diego R. Faria , Jorge Dias, " 3D Hand Trajectory Segmentation by Curvatures and Hand Orientation for Classification through a Probabilistic Approach ". In Proceedings of The 2009 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS'09, St. Louis, MO, USA, pp 1284-1289 October 2009.  journal paper

[6] Diego R. Faria, Jose Prado, Paulo Drews Jr., Jorge Dias, " Object Shape Retrieval through Grasping Exploration ". In the 4th European Conference on Mobile Robots, ECMR'09, Mlini/Dubrovnik, Croatia, pp.43-48, September 2009 . journal paper

[5] Diego R. Faria, Hadi Aliakbarpour, Jorge Dias, " Grasping Movements Recognition in 3D Space Using a Bayesian Approach ", in Proceedings of ICAR'2009 - The 14th International Conference on Advanced Robotics - Munich, Germany, June 22-26, 2009. Print ISBN: 978-1-4244-4855-5.   journal paper

[4] Diego R. Faria, Ricardo Martins, Jorge Dias, " Human reach-to-grasp generalization strategies: a Bayesian approach " - Robotics Science and Systems Workshop 2009 "Understanding the Human Hand for Advancing Robotic Manipulation" - July 28, 2009 - Dillon Eng Seattle, WA, USA.

[3] Diego R. Faria, Jorge Dias, " Bayesian Techniques for Hand Trajectory Classification ", RECPAD 2008 - 14th Portuguese Conference on Pattern Recognition, Coimbra-Portgal, 31st October, 2008.

[2] Diego R. Faria, Jorge Dias, " Hand Trajectory Segmentation and Classification Using Bayesian Techniques ", Workshop on "Grasp and Task Learning by Imitation" 2008 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Acropolis Convention Center, Nice, France Sept, 22-26, 2008, pp.44-49.  journal paper

[1] Carlos Simplicio, Diego R. Faria, Jorge Dias, " 3D Photo-realistic talking head for human-robot interaction " - VR@P 2007 - (book chapter) Virtual and Rapid Manufacturing – Bártolo et. Al. (eds), 2008 Taylor & Francis Group, London, UK, ISBN 13: 978-0-415-41602-3. journal paper

 

  Theses: M.Sc. 2005 / Ph.D. 2014

[T2] Ph.D. Thesis : Diego R. Faria, " Probabilistic Learning of Human Manipulation of Objects towards Autonomous Robotic Grasping ". Ph.D.  in

Electrical and Computer Engineering. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Coimbra , Portugal.

The research was carried out at the Institute of Systems and Robotics, DEEC, University of Coimbra. Ph.D. Thesis

Advisor: Prof. Jorge Miranda Dias, co-advisor: Jorge Lobo.

 

[T1] M.Sc. Dissertation : Diego R. Faria, " Reconhecimento de Impressões Digitais de Baixo Custo Computacional para um Sistema de Controle de Acesso ". Master in Computer Science: Department of Computer Science  - Federal University of Parana - UFPR, Dec.2005. Supervisor: Prof. Eduardo Parente Riveiro - Delt-UFPR.

 

  Journal Papers

 

[j5] U. M. Nunes, D. R. Faria, P. Peixoto. "A human activity recognition framework using max-min features and key poses with differential evolution

 random forests classifier". Pattern Recognition Letters, 2017. journal paper

 

[j4] relevant C. Premebida, D. R. Faria, U. Nunes. "Dynamic Bayesian Network for Semantic Place Classification in Mobile Robotics", AURO Springer:

Autonomous Robotics, 2017.  journal paper

 

[j3] J. Vital, D. R. Faria, G. Dias, M. Couceiro, F. Coutinho, N. Ferreira. "Combining Discriminative Spatio-Temporal Features for Daily Life Activity

Recognition using Wearable Motion Sensing Suit". PAA Springer: Pattern Analysis and Applications, 2016.

 

[j2] relevant Diego R. Faria, Pedro Trindade, Jorge Lobo, Jorge Dias - "Knowledge-based Reasoning from Human Grasp Demonstrations for Robot Grasp

Synthesis". RAS Journal, Elsevier - Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 2014.   journal paper

  

[j1]relevant Diego R. Faria, Ricardo Martins, Jorge Lobo, Jorge Dias. "Extracting Data from Human Manipulation of Objects Towards Improving Autonomous

Robotic Grasping". Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Elsevier, Volume 60, Issue 3, Pages 396-410, March 2012. journal paper

 

  Journal Papers Under Review (jur):

 

[j6ur] D. R. Faria, C. Premebida, P. Lewis, U. Nunes. "Dynamic Bayesian Mixture Models for Human Daily Activity Recognition", IEEE ACCESS 2018.

 

[j7ur] D. R. Faria, F. C. C. Faria, C. Premebida. "Multimodal Emotional Expression Recognition by Merging Facial and Body Motion Features for Human-Robot Interaction", 2018.


[j8ur] C. Coppola, S. Cosar, D. R. Faria, N. Bellotto. "Social Activity Recognition from Continuous RGB-D Video Sequences", Journal of Social Robotics, 2018.

 

 

  Book Chapters:

 

[ b2 ] D. R. Faria , C. Premebida, Luis J. Manso, Eduardo P. Ribeiro, Pedro Nunez, " Multimodal Bayesian Network for Artificial Perception ", Book Title: Bayesian Networks, ISBN -, InTech, 2018, pp . journal paper

 

[ b1 ] C. Premebida, F. A. Souza, D. R. Faria . " Dynamic Bayesian Network for Time Dependent Classification Problems in Robotics ", Book Title: Bayesian Inference, ISBN 978-953-51-5472-3, InTech, Ed. J. P. Tejedor, 2017, pp 299-310. journal paper

 

 

 

Refereed International Conference and Workshop Papers

[33 Jordan Bird, Aniko Ekart, Christopher Buckingham, Diego R. Faria , " Mental Emotional Sentiment Classification with an EEG-based Brain-Machine Interface ", International Conference on Digital Image & Signal Processing (DISP’19), Oxford, UK 2019. conf.paper

[32 Jordan Bird, Luis J. Manso, Eduardo P. Ribeiro, Aniko Ekart, Diego R. Faria , " A Study on Mental State Classification using EEG-based Brain-Machine Interface ", 9th IEEE Interntional Conference on Intelligent Systems, 2018. conf.paper

[31 Hamid Golzadeh, Diego R. Faria , Aniko Ekart, Christopher B. Buckingham, " Emotion Recognition using Spatiotemporal Features from Facial Expression Landmarks ", 9th IEEE Interntional Conference on Intelligent Systems, 2018. conf.paper

[30 Karen Tatarian, Micael S. Couceiro, Eduardo P. Ribeiro, Diego R. Faria , " Stepping-stones to Transhumanism: An EMG-controlled Low-cost Prosthetic Hand for Academia ", 9th IEEE Interntional Conference on Intelligent Systems, 2018. conf.paper

[29 Gledson Melotti, Cristiano Premebida, Nuno Goncalves, Urbano Nunes, Diego R. Faria , " Multimodal CNN Pedestrian Recognition: A Study on Combining LIDAR and Camera Data ", IEEE International Confonference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2018. conf.paper

[28 Jordan Bird,  Aniko Ekart, Diego R. Faria . " Learning from Interation: An Intelligent Networked based Human-bot and Bot-bot Chatbot System ", UKCI'18: The 18th UK Workshop on Comput. Intelligence, 2018. conf.paper

[27] Mahbub Hussain, Jordan Bird,  Diego R. Faria . " A Study on CNN Transfer Learning for Image Classification ", UKCI'18: The 18th UK Workshop on Comp. Intelligence, 2018. conf.paper

[26] Diego R. Faria, Fernanda C. C. Faria, Cristiano Premebida, " Towards Multimodal Affective Expressions: Merging Facial Expressions and Body Motion into Emotion ", IEEE RO-MAN'17: Workshop on Artificial Perception, Machine Learning and Datasets for Human-Robot Interaction (ARMADA 2017), Lisbon, Portugal, pp.16-20. conf.paper

[25] Diego R. Faria, Mario Vieira, Fernanda C. C. Faria, Cristiano Premebida, " Affective Facial Expressions Recognition for Human-Robot Interaction ", IEEE RO-MAN'17: IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, Lisbon, Portugal, 2017, pp. 805-810. conf.paper

[24] Claudio Coppola, Serhan Cosar, Diego R. Faria, Nicola Bellotto, " Automatic Detection of Human Interactions from RGB-D Data for Social Activity Classification ", IEEE RO-MAN'17: IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, Lisbon, Portugal, 2017. conf.paper

[23] Diego R. Faria, Mario Vieira, Fernanda C. C. Faria. " Towards the Development of Affective Facial Expression Recognition for Human-Robot Interaction ". ACM PETRA'17: 10th International Conference on PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (NOTION: Human Behaviour Monitoring, Interpretation and Understanding), pp. 300-304 .

[22] Claudio Coppola, Diego R. Faria , Urbano Nunes, Nicola Bellotto, " Social Activity Recognition based on Probabilistic Merging of Skeleton Features with Proximity Priors from RGB-D Data ", IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS'16. conf.paper

[21] U. M. Nunes, D. R. Faria , P. Peixoto, " Human Activity Recognition using Max-Min Skeleton-based Features and Key Poses ",  IEEE RO-MAN'16: Workshop on Behavior Adaptation, Interaction and Learning for Assistive Robotics (BAILAR), NY, USA, 2016. conf.paper

[20] Cristiano Premebida, Diego R. Faria , Francisco A.de Souza, Urbano Nunes. " Applying Probabilistic Mixture Models to Semantic Place Classification in Mobile Robotics ". Proceedings of IEEE IROS'15: IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. Hamburg, Germany, 2015. conf.paper

[19] relevant Diego R. Faria , Mario Vieira, Cristiano Premebida, Urbano Nunes, " Probabilistic Human Daily Activity Recognition towards Robot-assisted Living ". Proceedings of IEEE RO-MAN'15: IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication. Kobe, Japan, August, 2015. conf.paper

[18] Mario Vieira, Diego R. Faria, Urbano Nunes, " Real-time Application for Monitoring Human Daily Activities and Risk Situations in Robot-assisted Living ". Proceedings of Robot'15: 2nd Iberian Robotics Conference. Lisbon, Portugal 2015. conf.paper

[17] relevant Diego R. Faria , Cristiano Premebida, Urbano Nunes, " A Probabilistic Approach for Human Everyday Activities Recognition using Body Motion from RGB-D Images ". Proceedings of IEEE RO-MAN'14: IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication. Edinburgh-Scotland, UK, August 25-29th, 2014. * Finalist for Kazuo Tanie Award (focusing on practical application or one that can be applied to real products) . conf.paper

[16] Diego R. Faria, Jorge Lobo, Jorge Dias, " Identifying Objects from Hand Configurations during In-hand Exploration ". In proceedings of the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Information Integration (IEEE MFI 2012), pp. 132-137, Hamburg, September, 2012. journal paper

[15] Diego R. Faria, Ricardo Martins, Jorge Lobo, Jorge Dias, " A probabilistic framework to detect suitable grasping regions on objects ". In 10th IFAC Symposium on robot Control (SYROCO'12), pp. 247-252, Dubrovinik, Croatia, Sept, 2012.    journal paper

[14] Ricardo Martins, Diego R. Faria, Jorge Dias, " Representation framework of perceived object softness characteristics for active robotic hand exploration ". In Proceedings of 7th ACM/IEEE HRI'2012 - Workshop on Advances in Tactile Sensing and Touch based Human-Robot Interaction, Boston, USA, March 5-8, 2012.

[13] S. Jafar Hosseini, Diego R. Faria, Jorge Lobo, Jorge Dias, " Probabilistic Classification of Grasping Behaviours using Visuo-hapitc Perception ". In Proceeding of DoCEIS'12 (book chapter springer): Technological Innovation for Value Creation, IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology Volume 372, pp. 241-248, 2012.

[12] Diego R. Faria, Ricardo Martins, Jorge Lobo, Jorge Dias, " Manipulative Tasks Identification by Learning and Generalizing Hand Motions ". Proceedings of DoCEIS'11 (book chapter springer): Technological Innovation for Sustainability, IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology Volume 349, pp 173-180, 2011.  journal paper

[11 relevant Diego R. Faria , Ricardo Martins, Jorge Lobo, Jorge Dias, " Probabilistic Representation of 3D Object Shape by In-Hand Exploration ". Proceedings of The 2010 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS'10 - Taipei, Taiwan, pp. 1560 - 1565, October 2010.    journal paper

[10] Diego R. Faria, Ricardo Martins, Jorge Dias, " Learning Motion Patterns from Multiple Observations along the Action Phases of Manipulative Tasks ". Proceedings of Workshop on Grasping Planning and Task Learning by Imitation: IEEE/RSJ IROS'2010, - Taipei, Taiwan - October 2010. journal paper

[9] Ricardo Martins, Diego R. Faria, Jorge Dias, "S ymbolic Level Generalization of In-hand Manipulation Tasks from Human Demonstrations using Tactile Data Information ". Workshop on Grasping Planning and Task Learning by Imitation: IEEE/RSJ IROS'2010, - Taipei, Taiwan - October 2010.

[8] Diego R. Faria, Ricardo Martins, Jorge Dias, " Grasp Exploration for 3D Object Shape Representation using Probabilistic Map ".  Proceedings of DoCEIS'10, (book chapter springer): Emerging Trends in Technological Innovation, IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology Volume 314, pp 215-222, 2010. - ISBN: 978-3-642-11627-8. journal paper

[7] relevant Diego R. Faria , Jorge Dias, " 3D Hand Trajectory Segmentation by Curvatures and Hand Orientation for Classification through a Probabilistic Approach ". In Proceedings of The 2009 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS'09, St. Louis, MO, USA, pp 1284-1289 October 2009.  journal paper

[6] Diego R. Faria, Jose Prado, Paulo Drews Jr., Jorge Dias, " Object Shape Retrieval through Grasping Exploration ". In the 4th European Conference on Mobile Robots, ECMR'09, Mlini/Dubrovnik, Croatia, pp.43-48, September 2009 . journal paper

[5] Diego R. Faria, Hadi Aliakbarpour, Jorge Dias, " Grasping Movements Recognition in 3D Space Using a Bayesian Approach ", in Proceedings of ICAR'2009 - The 14th International Conference on Advanced Robotics - Munich, Germany, June 22-26, 2009. Print ISBN: 978-1-4244-4855-5.   journal paper

[4] Diego R. Faria, Ricardo Martins, Jorge Dias, " Human reach-to-grasp generalization strategies: a Bayesian approach " - Robotics Science and Systems Workshop 2009 "Understanding the Human Hand for Advancing Robotic Manipulation" - July 28, 2009 - Dillon Eng Seattle, WA, USA.

[3] Diego R. Faria, Jorge Dias, " Bayesian Techniques for Hand Trajectory Classification ", RECPAD 2008 - 14th Portuguese Conference on Pattern Recognition, Coimbra-Portgal, 31st October, 2008.

[2] Diego R. Faria, Jorge Dias, " Hand Trajectory Segmentation and Classification Using Bayesian Techniques ", Workshop on "Grasp and Task Learning by Imitation" 2008 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Acropolis Convention Center, Nice, France Sept, 22-26, 2008, pp.44-49.  journal paper

[1] Carlos Simplicio, Diego R. Faria, Jorge Dias, " 3D Photo-realistic talking head for human-robot interaction " - VR@P 2007 - (book chapter) Virtual and Rapid Manufacturing – Bártolo et. Al. (eds), 2008 Taylor & Francis Group, London, UK, ISBN 13: 978-0-415-41602-3. journal paper