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Ricardo Martins is a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering (2017), specialized in automation and robotics, with a background in Biomedical Engineering (MSc, 2008). He has complemented his education by attending several international advanced training courses in robotics, biostatistics and experimental design in cognitive neuroscience research, kinetic modelling and quantification of dynamic PET data, fMRI and EEG data analysis, machine learning, and computational psychiatry. Ricardo Martins is a contracted researcher and integrated member of CIBIT-UC (Coimbra Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Translational Research, University of Coimbra). Over the past years, his research activities have been focused on two distinct lines of research and innovation - machine perception in robotics and neuroimaging in cognitive neuroscience - with a common intersection: multivariate signal processing, pattern analysis, statistics and probability, computational modelling, and machine intelligence. These competencies have been developed and applied as a research team member of national and EU funded projects in the field of patterns recognition, artificial cognitive systems and robotics (FP7-HANDLE, FP7-PROMETHEUS), computer-aided diagnosis (FP7-EPILEPSIAE), neuroscience of visual perception (FCT- NeuroHyst, Bial Foundation), and multimodal biomarkers research and validation of new therapies in neurological and psychiatric disorders (H2020- AIMS-2-TRIALS, H2020-STIPED, FCT- BioMuScle, FCT- AFFECTIVE, FCT- MEDPERSYST). The outcomes of Ricardo Martins' research activities have been published in top international journals and conferences on cognitive neuroscience, neuroimaging, biomarkers research, robotics, automation, and machine intelligence. He has served as an invited reviewer for several international journals and IEEE conferences (list of verified reviews: https://publons.com/researcher/1701872/ricardo-martins/peer-review/ ). Ricardo Martins follows and adopts open science and open research practices. Most of his research outcomes are open-access and indexed in national and international open-access repositories (RCAAP, OpenAIRE, Zenodo). Ricardo Martins maintains a personal website (https://rmartins.net) where he aggregates his research activities and outcomes (projects, publications, reviewer service, open-code/data/demos). Ricardo Martins uses a public open-source repository (https://github.com/rmartins-net) to share supporting materials (code, data, videos) of his research projects/papers, and materials from science dissemination initiatives such as his participation in CIBIT Science club in schools.
Identification

Personal identification

Full name
RICARDO FILIPE ALVES MARTINS

Citation names

  • Martins, Ricardo

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
7F17-8F87-7BB8
ORCID iD
0000-0001-7184-185X
Google Scholar ID
kJOYYusAAAAJ
Researcher Id
C-4965-2009
Scopus Author Id
57194264015

Email addresses

  • ricardo.martins@uc.pt (Professional)

Addresses

  • ICNAS - Instituto de Ciências Nucleares Aplicadas à Saúde, Azinhaga de Santa Comba, 3000-548, Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal (Professional)

Websites

  • https://rmartins.net/ (Professional)
  • https://github.com/rmartins-net (Professional)

Knowledge fields

  • Engineering and Technology - Medical Engineering - Medical Engineering
  • Engineering and Technology - Electrotechnical Engineering, Electronics and Informatics - Robotics and Automatic Control
  • Exact Sciences - Mathematics - Statistics and Probability
  • Exact Sciences - Computer and Information Sciences - Information Science
  • Medical and Health Sciences - Clinical Medicine - Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Medical Imaging
  • Medical and Health Sciences - Basic Medicine - Neurosciences
  • Natural sciences - Biological Sciences - Biophysics

Languages

Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
English Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1)
French Elementary (A2) Elementary (A2) Beginner (A1) Elementary (A2) Beginner (A1)
Portuguese (Mother tongue)
Education
Degree Classification
2019/10/07 - 2019/10/09
Concluded
KCL PET Methodology Course (Outros)
King's College London, United Kingdom

Institute of Psychiatry Psychology and Neuroscience Department of Basic and Clinical Neuroscience, United Kingdom
advanced training
2019/07/11 - 2019/07/18
Concluded
IST Lisbon Machine Learning School (Outros)
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal

Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores Investigação e Desenvolvimento em Lisboa, Portugal
advanced training
2018/09/10 - 2018/09/14
Concluded
ETHZ/UZH Computational Psychiatry Course 2018 (Outros)
Departement Informationstechnologie und Elektrotechnik, Switzerland

Universität Zürich Institut für Informatik, Switzerland
advanced training
2009/10/01 - 2017/02/27
Concluded
Engenharia Eletrotécnica e de Computadores (Doutoramento)
Major in Automation and Robotics
Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
"Development of techniques for haptic object exploration: a contribution forautonomous robotic hands" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Approved with praise and distinction
2016/06/06 - 2016/06/08
Concluded
FieldTrip: a MATLAB toolbox for MEG - EEG analysis (Outros)
Radboud Universiteit Donders Institute for Brain Cognition and Behaviour, Netherlands
advanced training
2016/01/01 - 2016/03/31
Concluded
Biostatistics and design of clinical trials (Outros)
Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
advanced training
2010/10/01 - 2011/07/31
Concluded
Advanced studies in Electrical and Computer Engineering (Outros)
Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
Excellent (18 out of 20)
2010/09/27 - 2010/10/01
Concluded
Summer School on Robotic Grasping (Outros)
Universitat Jaume I Escola Superior de Tecnologia i Ciències Experimentals, Spain
advanced training
2002/10/01 - 2008/09/18
Concluded
Engenharia Biomédica (Mestrado integrado)
Major in Instrumentação Biomédica
Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
"BW-Eye: Ophthalmologic decision support system based on clinical workflow and data mining techniques" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Very good with distinction (18 out of 20)
Affiliation

Science

2019/10 - Current Contracted Researcher (Research)
CIBIT-UC: Coimbra Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Translational Research, University of Coimbra, Portugal
2017/05 - 2019/09 Postdoc (Research)
Universidade de Coimbra Instituto de Ciências Nucleares Aplicadas à Saúde, Portugal
2014/01 - 2017/04 Researcher (Research)
Universidade de Coimbra Instituto de Ciências Nucleares Aplicadas à Saúde, Portugal
2008/10 - 2017/03 Researcher (Research)
Universidade de Coimbra Instituto de Sistemas e Robótica, Portugal
Projects

Grant

Designation Funders
2021 - 2024 NeuroHyst: Neural mechanisms underlying positive and negative perceptual hysteresis
PTDC/PSI-GER/1326/2020
Researcher
CIBIT-UC: Coimbra Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Translational Research, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra EPE, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2019 - 2023 AIMS-2-TRIALS: Autism Innovative Medicine Studies - 2 - Trials
H2020-777394
Researcher
CIBIT-UC: Coimbra Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Translational Research, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Universidade de Coimbra Instituto de Ciências Nucleares Aplicadas à Saúde, Portugal
EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Societal Challenges
2018 - 2021 BioMuScle: Novel multimodal imaging biomarkers of neuronal connectivity in Multiple Sclerosis
CENTRO-01-0145-FEDER-031973
Researcher
Universidade de Coimbra Instituto de Ciências Nucleares Aplicadas à Saúde, Portugal

Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra EPE, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2018 - 2021 Brain Elasticity in Multiple Sclerosis and implications in mechanomodulation of oligodendrocytes: a cellular and clinical approach
PTDC/MED-NEU/29516/2017
Researcher
CNC.IBILI, Portugal

Universidade de Coimbra Instituto de Ciências Nucleares Aplicadas à Saúde, Portugal

Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra EPE, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2018 - 2021 AFFECTIVE: Affective disorders- biomarkers and early detection
PTDC/MEC-PSQ/30943/2017
Researcher
Universidade de Coimbra Instituto de Ciências Nucleares Aplicadas à Saúde, Portugal

Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra EPE, Portugal

CNC.IBILI, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2017 - 2020 MEDPERSYST: Synaptic networks and Personalized Medicine Approaches to Understand Neurobehavioural Diseases Across the Lifespan
SAICTPAC/0010/2015
Post-doc Fellow
Universidade de Coimbra Instituto de Ciências Nucleares Aplicadas à Saúde, Portugal

CNC.IBILI, Portugal

Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra EPE, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2017 - 2019 The role of motion adaptation in bottom-up mechanisms of perceptual decision-making
PT/FB/BL-2016-207
Researcher
Universidade de Coimbra Instituto de Ciências Nucleares Aplicadas à Saúde, Portugal
Bial
2016 - 2017 Multimodal mapping of visual motion perceptual decision: Dissecting the role of different motion integration areas in visual surface reconstruction
PT/FB/BL-2014-373
Researcher
Universidade de Coimbra Instituto de Ciências Nucleares Aplicadas à Saúde, Portugal

CNC.IBILI, Portugal
Bial
2015 - 2017 Trabalho multidisciplinar no âmbito da ressonância funcional e tomografia de emissão de positrões
UID/NEU/04539/2013
Researcher
Universidade de Coimbra Instituto de Ciências Nucleares Aplicadas à Saúde, Portugal

Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra EPE, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2014 - 2015 From molecules to man: novel diagnostic imaging tools in neurological and psychiatric disorders
CENTRO-07-ST24-FEDER-02005
Researcher
Universidade de Coimbra Instituto de Ciências Nucleares Aplicadas à Saúde, Portugal

Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra EPE, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2009 - 2013/01 HANDLE: Developmental pathway towards autonomy and dexterity in robot in-hand manipulation
FP7-231640
PhD Student Fellow
Universidade de Coimbra Instituto de Sistemas e Robótica, Portugal
European Commission Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development Information and Communication Technologies
2010 - 2013 Development of techniques for haptic object exploration: a contribution forautonomous robotic hands
SFRH/BD/65990/2009
PhD Student Fellow
Universidade de Coimbra Instituto de Sistemas e Robótica, Portugal

CNC.IBILI, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

Universidade de Coimbra
2008 - 2009/12 PROMETHEUS: Prediction and interpretation of human behaviour based on probabilistic structures and heterogeneous sensors
FP7-214901
Research Fellow
Universidade de Coimbra Instituto de Sistemas e Robótica, Portugal
European Commission Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development Information and Communication Technologies
2008 - 2008/06/30 EPILEPSIAE: Evolving Platform for Improving the Living Expectations of Patients Suffering from IctAl Events
FP7-211713
Master Student Fellow
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Informatica e Sistemas, Portugal

Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal

Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra EPE, Portugal
European Commission Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development Information and Communication Technologies
Outputs

Publications

Book chapter
  1. Faria, Diego R.; Martins, Ricardo; Lobo, Jorge; Dias, Jorge. "Manipulative Tasks Identification by Learning and Generalizing Hand Motions". In IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, 173-180. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2011.
    Published • 10.1007/978-3-642-19170-1_19
  2. Faria, Diego R.; Martins, Ricardo; Dias, Jorge. "Grasp Exploration for 3D Object Shape Representation Using Probabilistic Map". In IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology, 215-222. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2010.
    Published • 10.1007/978-3-642-11628-5_23
  3. Dourado, António; Martins, Ricardo; Duarte, João; Direito, Bruno. "Towards Personalized Neural Networks for Epileptic Seizure Prediction". In Artificial Neural Networks - ICANN 2008, 479-487. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2008.
    Published • 10.1007/978-3-540-87559-8_50
Conference paper
  1. Martins, Ricardo; Filipe Ferreira, Joao; Dias, Jorge. "Touch attention Bayesian models for robotic active haptic exploration of heterogeneous surfaces". Paper presented in IROS 2014 - 2014 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Taipei, 2014.
    Published • 10.1109/iros.2014.6942711
  2. Martins, Ricardo; Ferreira, João Filipe; Dias, Jorge. "Touch attention Bayesian models for robotic active haptic exploration". Paper presented in REACTS 2013 - Workshop on Recognition and Action for Scene Understanding - International Conference of Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns, York, 2013.
    Published
  3. Martins, Ricardo; Faria, Diego R.; Dias, Jorge. "Representation framework of perceived object softness characteristics for active robotic hand exploration". Paper presented in HRI 2012 - ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, Boston, 2012.
    Published • 10.5281/zenodo.4553427
  4. Faria, Diego R; Martins, Ricardo; Lobo, Jorge; Dias, Jorge. "Probabilistic representation of 3D object shape by in-hand exploration". Paper presented in IROS 2010 - 2010 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Taipei, 2010.
    Published • 10.1109/iros.2010.5649286
  5. Martins, Ricardo; Faria, Diego R.; Dias, Jorge. "Symbolic Level Generalization of In-hand Manipulation Tasks from Human Demonstrations using Tactile Data Information". Paper presented in IROS 2010 - 2010 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2010.
    Published • 10.5281/zenodo.4553413
  6. Faria, Diego R.; Martins, Ricardo; Dias, Jorge. "Learning Motion Patterns from Multiple Observations along the Actions Phases of Manipulative Tasks". Paper presented in IROS 2010 - 2010 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Taipei, 2010.
    Published • 10.5281/zenodo.4553421
  7. Faria, Diego R.; Martins, Ricardo; Dias, Jorge. "Human reach-to-grasp generalization strategies: a Bayesian approach". Paper presented in RSS 2009 - Robotics: Science and Systems, Seattle, 2009.
    Published • 10.5281/zenodo.4553390
Conference poster
  1. Costa, Gabriel N.; Schaum, Michael; MARTINS, RICARDO; Duarte, João V.; Castelhano, João; Wibral, Michael; Castelo-Branco, Miguel. "Distinct roles of beta and gamma oscillations during integration of ambiguous motion". Paper presented in FRM 2019 - Federation of European Neuroscience Societies Regional meeting, 2019.
  2. Campos, Alexandre S.; Sousa, Teresa; Duarte, João V.; Costa, Gabriel N.; Martins, Ricardo; Castelo-Branco, Miguel; Sayal, Alexandre. "Unraveling the neural correlates of perceptual hysteresis: the effects of perceptual history on the visual perception of an ambiguous stimulus". Paper presented in FENS 2018 - 11th FENS Forum of Neuroscience, 2018.
  3. Sousa, Teresa; Campos, Alexandre S.; Duarte, João V.; Costa, Gabriel N.; Martins, Ricardo; Castelo-Branco, Miguel. "Evidence for asymmetric perceptual adaptation to coherent and incoherent moving plaids". Paper presented in OHBM 2018 - 24th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, 2018.
  4. Sousa, Teresa; Kemper, Valentin; Costa, Gabriel N.; Duarte, João V.; Martins, Ricardo; Goebel, Rainer; Castelo-Branco, Miguel. "The Perceptual Integration of Visual Motion Revealed by hMT+ Interhemispheric Connectivity: a 7 Tesla study". Paper presented in 13th International Conference for Cognitive Neuroscience, Amsterdam, 2017.
  5. Costa, Gabriel N.; Duarte, João V.; Martins, Ricardo; Castelo-Branco, Miguel. "Beta oscillations reflect perceptual experience under ambiguous stimulation but not in the absence of conflict". Paper presented in 13th International Conference for Cognitive Neuroscience, 2017.
  6. Duarte, João V.; Costa, Gabriel N.; Martins, Ricardo; Castelo-Branco, Miguel. "Long-range interhemispheric binding of bistable surface motion reflects bottom-up processes generated within hMT+". Paper presented in 13th International Conference for Cognitive Neuroscience, 2017.
  7. MARTINS, RICARDO; Duarte, João V.; Costa, Gabriel N.; Martins, Ricardo; Castelo-Branco, Miguel. "Maintenance of perceptual stability of interhemispheric surface motion is associated with bottom-up influences generated within hMT+". Paper presented in 7th Iberian Congress on Perception, 2017.
  8. Sousa, Teresa; Duarte, João V.; Costa, Gabriel N.; Kemper, Valentin; Martins, Ricardo; Goebel, Rainer; Castelo-Branco, Miguel. "High-resolution 7T fMRI data on the perceptual long-range segregation vs. integration of bistable moving stimuli". Paper presented in 7th Iberian Congress on Perception, 2017.
  9. Campos, Alexandre S.; Sousa, Teresa; Duarte, João V.; Costa, Gabriel N.; Martins, Ricardo; Castelo-Branco, Miguel. "Study of motion adaptation and its role in deciding between competing surface representations". Paper presented in 7th Iberian Congress on Perception, 2017.
  10. Costa, Gabriel N.; Duarte, João V.; Martins, Ricardo; Wibral, Michael; Castelo-Branco, Miguel. "Beta oscillations during motion integration and segmentation: evidence of binding or perceptual bias?". Paper presented in 7th Iberian Congress on Perception, 2017.
  11. Costa, Gabriel N.; Duarte, João V.; Martins, Ricardo; Wibral, Michael; Castelo-Branco, Miguel. "Binding of ambiguous visual stimuli is associated with changes in beta power but not with synchrony". Paper presented in OHBM 2016 - 22nd Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, 2016.
  12. Sousa, Teresa; Kemper, Valentin; Costa, Gabriel N.; Duarte, João V.; Martins, Ricardo; Goebel, Rainer; Castelo-Branco, Miguel. "Long-range perceptual integration of visual motion revealed at high resolution 7T fMRI". Paper presented in OHBM 2016 - 22nd Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, 2016.
  13. Sousa, Teresa; Costa, Gabriel N.; Duarte, João V.; Martins, Ricardo; Kemper, Valentin; Goebel, Rainer; Castelo-Branco, Miguel. "Perceptual interpretation of visual motion revealed at high resolution 7T fMRI: differential modulation of neural population activity". Paper presented in V IBILI Meeting - Coimbra Institute for Clinical and Biomedical Research, 2015.
  14. Costa, Gabriel N.; Duarte, João V.; Martins, Ricardo; Madeira, Nuno; Castelo-Branco, Miguel. "Increased synchrony correlates with visual binding: a study on visual integration on healthy subjects and schizophrenic patients". Paper presented in Annual Conference on Clinical Neurophysiology and Neuroimaging, 2015.
  15. Costa, Gabriel N.; Duarte, João V.; Intaite, Monika; Martins, Ricardo; Castelo-Branco, Miguel. "Perceptual motion integration correlates with long range neural synchrony: a study on the temporal binding hypothesis". Paper presented in IV IBILI meeting - Coimbra Institute for Clinical and Biomedical Research., 2014.
  16. Martins, Ricardo; Ferreira, João Filipe; Dias, Jorge. "Touch attention Bayesian models for object feature extraction in robotic blind manipulation". Paper presented in MaxEnt2012 - International Workshop on Bayesian Inference and Maximum Entropy Methods in Science and Engineering, 2012.
Journal article
  1. Sousa, Teresa; Duarte, João V.; Costa, Gabriel N.; Kemper, Valentin G.; Martins, Ricardo; Goebel, Rainer; Castelo-Branco, Miguel. "The dual nature of the BOLD signal: Responses in visual area hMT + reflect both input properties and perceptual decision". Human Brain Mapping (2021): http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hbm.25339.
    Open access • Published • 10.1002/hbm.25339
  2. Jorge, Lília; Martins, Ricardo; Canário, Nádia; Xavier, Carolina; Abrunhosa, Antero; Santana, Isabel; Castelo-Branco, Miguel. "Investigating the Spatial Associations Between Amyloid-ß Deposition, Grey Matter Volume, and Neuroinflammation in Alzheimer’s Disease". Journal of Alzheimer's Disease (2021): 1-20. http://dx.doi.org/10.3233/jad-200840.
    Open access • Published • 10.3233/jad-200840
  3. Jorge, Lília; Canário, Nádia; Martins, Ricardo; Santiago, Beatriz; Santana, Isabel; Quental, Hugo; Ambrósio, Francisco; Bernardes, Rui; Castelo-Branco, Miguel. "The Retinal Inner Plexiform Synaptic Layer Mirrors Grey Matter Thickness of Primary Visual Cortex with Increased Amyloid ß Load in Early Alzheimer’s Disease". Neural Plasticity 2020 (2020): https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/8826087.
    Open access • Published • 10.1155/2020/8826087
  4. Sayal, Alexandre; Sousa, Teresa; Duarte, João V.; Costa, Gabriel N.; Martins, Ricardo; Castelo-Branco, Miguel. "Identification of competing neural mechanisms underlying positive and negative perceptual hysteresis in the human visual system". NeuroImage (2020): 117153. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2020.117153.
    Open access • Published • 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2020.117153
  5. Madeira, Nuno; Duarte, João Valente; Martins,Ricardo; Costa, Gabriel Nascimento; Macedo, António; Castelo-Branco, Miguel. "Morphometry and gyrification in bipolar disorder and schizophrenia: A comparative MRI study". NeuroImage: Clinical 26 (2020): 102220. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nicl.2020.102220.
    Open access • Published • 10.1016/j.nicl.2020.102220
  6. Sousa, Teresa; Duarte, João V.; Costa, Gabriel N.; Kemper, Valentin G.; Martins,Ricardo; Goebel, Rainer; Castelo-Branco, Miguel. "Tracking perceptual decision mechanisms through changes in interhemispheric functional connectivity in human visual cortex". Scientific Reports 9 1 (2019): http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-37822-x.
    Open access • Published • 10.1038/s41598-018-37822-x
  7. Sousa, Teresa; Sayal, Alexandre; Duarte, João V.; Costa, Gabriel N.; Martins, Ricardo; Castelo-Branco, Miguel. "Evidence for distinct levels of neural adaptation to both coherent and incoherently moving visual surfaces in visual area hMT+". NeuroImage 179 (2018): 540-547. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.06.075.
    Open access • Published • 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.06.075
  8. Costa, Gabriel Nascimento; Duarte, João Valente; Martins, Ricardo; Wibral, Michael; Castelo-Branco, Miguel. "Interhemispheric Binding of Ambiguous Visual Motion Is Associated with Changes in Beta Oscillatory Activity but Not with Gamma Range Synchrony". Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 29 11 (2017): 1829-1844. http://dx.doi.org/10.1162/jocn_a_01158.
    Open access • Published • 10.1162/jocn_a_01158
  9. Duarte, João Valente; Costa, Gabriel Nascimento; Martins, Ricardo; Castelo-Branco, Miguel. "Pivotal role of hMT+ in long-range disambiguation of interhemispheric bistable surface motion". Human Brain Mapping 38 10 (2017): 4882-4897. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hbm.23701.
    Open access • Published • 10.1002/hbm.23701
  10. Martins, Ricardo; Ferreira, João Filipe; Castelo-Branco, Miguel; Dias, Jorge. "Integration of touch attention mechanisms to improve the robotic haptic exploration of surfaces". Neurocomputing 222 (2017): 204-216. http://hdl.handle.net/10316/92454.
    Open access • Published • 10.1016/j.neucom.2016.10.027
  11. Faria, Diego R.; Martins, Ricardo; Lobo, Jorge; Dias, Jorge. "Extracting data from human manipulation of objects towards improving autonomous robotic grasping". Robotics and Autonomous Systems 60 3 (2012): 396-410. http://hdl.handle.net/10316/92463.
    Open access • Published • 10.1016/j.robot.2011.07.020
  12. Faria, Diego R.; Martins, Ricardo; Lobo, Jorge; Dias, Jorge. "A Probabilistic Framework to Detect Suitable Grasping Regions on Objects". IFAC Proceedings Volumes 45 22 (2012): 247-252. http://dx.doi.org/10.3182/20120905-3-hr-2030.00090.
    Open access • Published • 10.3182/20120905-3-hr-2030.00090
  13. Direito, Bruno; Martins, Ricardo; Costa, Rui P.; Dourado, António; Sales, Francisco; Vieira, Marco. "Computational Intelligence Algorithms for Seizure Prediction - 8th European Congress on Epileptology". Epilepsia 50 (2009): 211-211. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1528-1167.2009.02063.x.
    Open access • Published • 10.1111/j.1528-1167.2009.02063.x
Thesis / Dissertation
  1. MARTINS, RICARDO. "Development of techniques for haptic exploration and recognition of objects - a contribution to autonomous robotic hands". PhD, Universidade de Coimbra, 2017. http://hdl.handle.net/10316/31939.
  2. MARTINS, RICARDO. "BW-Eye: Ophthalmologic decision support system based on clinical workflow and data mining techniques-image registration algorithm". Master, Universidade de Coimbra, 2008. https://estudogeral.uc.pt/handle/10316/9935.
    10.5281/zenodo.4553367

Other

Dataset
  1. Open Code - HL7 Health Level 7 message parser. https://github.com/rmartins-net/HL7-Health-Level-7-message-parser.
    10.5281/zenodo.4570497
  2. Open code - DICOM data extraction and display. https://github.com/rmartins-net/DICOM-data-extraction-and-display.
    10.5281/zenodo.4570569
  3. Open code - determination of heart rate from ECG data. https://github.com/rmartins-net/Determination-of-heart-rate-from-ECG-data.
    10.5281/zenodo.4570582
  4. Open code - OCR optical character recognition using neural networks. https://github.com/rmartins-net/OCR-optical-character-recognition-using-neural-networks.
    10.5281/zenodo.4570605
  5. Open code - medical equipment-computer communication - MECIF protocol. https://github.com/rmartins-net/Medical-equipment---Computer-communication---MECIF-protocol.
    10.5281/zenodo.4570613
  6. Open code - personalized neural networks for epileptic seizure prediction. http://github.com/rmartins-net/Towards-Personalized-Neural-Networks-for-Epileptic-Seizure-Prediction.
    10.5281/zenodo.4570620
  7. Open code - human body and hand kinematic structure analysis in a 3D environment. https://github.com/rmartins-net/Human-body-and-hand-kinematic-structure-analysis-in-a-3D-environment.
    10.5281/zenodo.4553445
  8. Open code - reconstruction of octrees (volumetric grid) from 3D point-cloud. https://github.com/rmartins-net/Reconstruction-of-octrees-from-3D-point-cloud.
    10.5281/zenodo.4570626
  9. Open code - moving dots localizer - MT, MST, MT-proper - Psychophysics Toolbox. https://github.com/rmartins-net/Localizer-MT-MST-MT-proper-Psychophysics-Toolbox.
    10.5281/zenodo.4570634
  10. Open code - ambiguous and unambiguous plaid motion stimuli - Psychophysics Toolbox. https://github.com/rmartins-net/Ambiguous-and-unambiguous-plaid-motion-stimuli-Psychophysics-Toolbox.
    10.5281/zenodo.4570650
  11. Open code - instrumented Rubik cube touch data visualization tool - HANDLE project. https://github.com/rmartins-net/Instrumented-Rubik-cube-touch-data-visualization-tool.
    10.5281/zenodo.4570631
  12. Open code - Moving plaids with dots - Psychophysics Toolbox.. https://github.com/rmartins-net/moving-plaid-with-dots.
    10.5281/zenodo.4570682
Activities

Oral presentation

Presentation title Event name
Host (Event location)
2020/01/23 How do Scientists Study the Brain? - Magnetic Resonance Brain Imaging Martim de Freitas' High-school Weekly Science Club: "Scientific Method: How do Scientists Study the Brain?"
Martim de Freitas' High-school (Coimbra, Portugal)
2019/10/21 Neuroimaging studies in psychiatric disorders: an overview of CIBIT's projects Psychiatry course
Integrated Master's degree in Medicine - University of Coimbra (Coimbra, Portugal)
2014/09/05 Touch attention Bayesian models for robotic active haptic exploration of heterogeneous surfaces IROS 2014 - IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems
IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (Chicago, United States)
2013/08/30 Touch attention Bayesian models for robotic active haptic exploration REACTS 2013 - Workshop on Recognition and Action for Scene Understanding - International Conference of Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns
CAIP 2013 - International Conference of Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns (York, United Kingdom)
2012/09/06 A Probabilistic Framework to Detect Suitable Grasping Regions on Objects SYROCO 2012 - IFAC Symposium on Robot Contro
International Federation of Automatic Control (Dubrovnik, Croatia)
2012/07/18 Touch attention Bayesian models for object feature extraction in robotic blind manipulation MaxEnt2012 - International Workshop on Bayesian Inference and Maximum Entropy Methods in Science and Engineering
Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics (Munich, Germany)
2012/03/05 Representation framework of perceived object softness characteristics for active robotic hand exploration HRI 2012 - ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction
IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (Boston, United States)
2012/02/03 Representation framework of perceived object softness characteristics for active robotic hand exploration HANDLE 2012 - workshop on Developmental pathway towards autonomy and dexterity in robot in-hand manipulation
Universitat Jaume I (Benicasim, Spain)
2010/10/18 Symbolic Level Generalization of In-hand Manipulation Tasks from Human Demonstrations using Tactile Data Information IROS 2010 - IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems - Workshop on Grasping Planning and Task Learning by Imitation
IEEE Robotics and Automotation Society (Taipei, Taiwan)
2009/07/28 Human reach-to-grasp generalization strategies: a Bayesian approach RSS 2009 - Robotics: Science and Systems - Workshop: Understanding the Human Hand for Advancing Robotic Manipulation
Robotics: Science and Systems (Seattle, United States)

Event organisation

Event name
Type of event (Role)
Institution / Organization
2019/10 - 2021/01 Martim de Freitas' school Weekly Science Club: "Scientific Method: How do Scientists Study the Brain?" (2019/10 - 2021/01)
Exhibition (Co-organisor)
CIBIT-UC: Coimbra Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Translational Research, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Universidade de Coimbra Instituto de Ciências Nucleares Aplicadas à Saúde, Portugal
2017/09/01 - 2017/09/01 RO-MAN2017 - IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication: Workshop on ARtificial Perception, MAchine Learning and DAtasets for Human-Robot Interaction (ARMADA'17). (2017/09/01 - 2017/09/01)
Workshop (Member of the Scientific Committee)
Universidade de Coimbra Instituto de Sistemas e Robótica, Portugal

CNC.IBILI, Portugal
2017/07/06 - 2017/07/07 7th Iberian Congress on Perception (2017/07/06 - 2017/07/07)
Congress (Member of the Organising Committee)
Universidade de Coimbra Instituto de Ciências Nucleares Aplicadas à Saúde, Portugal

CNC.IBILI, Portugal
2012/09/05 - 2012/09/05 SYROCO 2012 - 10th IFAC Symposium on Robot Control - Co-chairing of session "Grasping" (2012/09/05 - 2012/09/05)
Conference (Co-organisor)
Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal

Event participation

Activity description
Type of event
Event name
Institution / Organization
2021/05/25 - 2021/05/28 Brain Connectivity Workshop 2021 (online)
Workshop
Brain Connectivity Workshop 2021 (online)
Rotman Research Institute, Canada
2021/03/01 - 2021/03/03 Terra Incognita: diving into the subcortex 2021 (online)
Workshop
Terra Incognita: diving into the subcortex 2021 (online)
Universiteit van Amsterdam, Netherlands
2020/04/19 - 2020/04/19 Computational Psychiatry Satellite Event - Society of Biological Psychiatry Annual Meeting 2020 (online)
Workshop
Computational Psychiatry Satellite Event - Society of Biological Psychiatry Annual Meeting 2020 (online)
Society of Biological Psychiatry, United States
2019/10/07 - 2019/10/09 KCL PET Methodology Course 2019
Workshop
2019 KCL PET Methodology Course
King's College London, United Kingdom
2019/07/11 - 2019/07/18 IST Lisbon Machine Learning School 2019
Workshop
2019 IST Lisbon Machine Learning School
Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
2018/09/10 - 2018/09/14 ETHZ/UZH Computational Psychiatry Course 2018
Workshop
ETHZ/UZH Computational Psychiatry Course 2018
Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, Switzerland
2014/09/14 - 2014/09/18 IROS 2014 - IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems
Conference
IROS 2014 - IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems
IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, United States
2012/09/05 - 2012/09/07 SYROCO 2012 - IFAC Symposium on Robot Control
Conference
SYROCO 2012 - IFAC Symposium on Robot Control
International Federation of Automatic Control, Austria
2012/07/15 - 2012/07/20 MaxEnt 2012 - International Workshop on Bayesian Inference and Maximum Entropy Methods in Science and Engineering
Workshop
MaxEnt 2012 - International Workshop on Bayesian Inference and Maximum Entropy Methods in Science and Engineering
Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik, Germany
2012/03/05 - 2012/03/08 HRI2012 - ACM/IEEE international conference on Human-Robot Interaction
Conference
HRI2012 - ACM/IEEE international conference on Human-Robot Interaction
IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, United States
2010/10/18 - 2010/10/22 IROS 2010 - IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems
Conference
IROS 2010 - IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems
IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, United States
2010/09/27 - 2010/10/01 Summer School on Robotic Grasping 2010
Workshop
Summer School on Robotic Grasping 2010
Universitat Jaume I, Spain
2009/06/28 - 2009/07/01 RSS 2009 - Robotics: Science and Systems
Conference
RSS 2009 - Robotics: Science and Systems
University of Washington College of Engineering, United States

Committee member

Activity description
Role
Institution / Organization
2006 - 2007 Students’ representative in the University of Coimbra Physics Department council.
Member
Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal

Conference scientific committee

Conference name Conference host
2021/06 - 2021/06 WHC 2021- IEEE World Haptics Conference IEEE Robotics and Automotation Society
2020/11 - 2020/11 SSRR 2020 - International Symposium on Safety, Security and Rescue Robotics IEEE Robotics and Automotation Society
2020/09 - 2020/09 ROMAN 2020 - IEEE International Conference on Robot & Human Interactive Communication IEEE Robotics and Automotation Society
2020/08 - 2020/08 CASE 2020 - IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering IEEE Robotics and Automotation Society
2020/07 - 2020/07 UR 2020 - IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Robots IEEE Robotics and Automotation Society
2019/05/29 - 2019/05/31 ICAETT 2019 - International Conference on Advances in Emerging Trends and Technologies Universidad Tecnológica Israel
2018/10/01 - 2018/10/05 IROS 2018 - IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems IEEE Robotics and Automation Society
2018/09/25 - 2018/09/27 IS 2018 - IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Systems IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society
2018/05/21 - 2018/05/25 ICRA 2018 - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation IEEE Robotics and Automation Society
2017/09/24 - 2017/09/28 IROS 2017 - IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems IEEE Robotics and Automation Society
2016/08/26 - 2016/08/31 RO-MAN 2016 - IEEE International Symposium on Human and Robot Interactive Communication IEEE Robotics and Automation Society
2014/07/08 - 2014/07/11 AIM 2014 - IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics IEEE Robotics and Automation Society
2013/11/03 - 2013/11/07 IROS 2013 - IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems IEEE Robotics and Automation Society
2013/03/18 - 2013/03/22 SAC 2013 - 28th Symposium On Applied Computing ACM-SIGAPP (Association for Computing Machinery - Special Interest Group on Applied Computing)
2012/11/05 - 2012/11/07 SYROCO 2012 - 10th IFAC Symposium on Robot Control IFAC - International Federation of Automatic Control
2012/10/07 - 2012/10/12 IROS 2012 - IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems IEEE Robotics and Automation Society
2012/05/14 - 2012/05/18 ICRA 2012 - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation IEEE Robotics and Automation Society

Course / Discipline taught

Academic session Degree Subject (Type) Institution / Organization
2008 - 2009 Biosignals Processing and Analysis / Signals and Systems Biomedical Engineering / Physics Engineering (Mestrado integrado) Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal

Interview (newspaper / magazine)

Activity description Newspaper / Forum
2014/04 Interview with Ricardo Martins (alumnus). Science dissemination activity. Public engagement and outreach. School Newspaper "Nova Geração" - Agrupamento de Escolas de Proença-a-Nova.

Interview (tv / radio show)

Program Topic
2014/02/25 - 2014/02/25 HANDLE project - public final demonstration. Contributions: Data and code/algorithms to learn and transfer manipulation skills from human to robot. Data visualization tools. https://youtu.be/XSw5QVdzGW4 Autonomous robotic systems with perception and dexterous manipulation capabilities.
2014/02/07 - 2014/02/07 HANDLE project - dissemination video. Presentation and demonstration of project outcomes. https://youtu.be/KJybBorZjH0 Autonomous robotic systems with perception and dexterous manipulation capabilities.

Journal scientific committee

Journal title (ISSN) Publisher
2021/02 - Current Physics in Medicine and Biology (0031-9155) IOP
2020/10 - Current IEEE Transactions on Robotics (1552-3098) IEEE
2020/07 - Current IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics (2168-2267 ) IEEE
2018/09 - Current IEEE Intelligent Systems (1541-1672) IEEE
2018/03/01 - Current Neurocomputing (0925-2312) Elsevier
2017/11/01 - Current Journal of Field Robotics (1556-4967) Wiley (John Wiley & Sons)
2017/10/01 - 2020/12/31 Paladyn Journal of Behavioral Robotics (2081-4836) De Gruyter Open Sp. z o.o.
2020/01 - 2020/06 Scientific Reports (2045-2322) Springer Science and Business Media LLC
2013/04/01 - 2014/08/31 International Journal of Robotics and Automation (0826-8185) ACTA Press
2012/03/01 - 2012/04/30 Pattern Recognition Letters (0167-8655) Elsevier

Mentoring / Tutoring

Topic Student name
2019/08/01 - Current Scientific and technical introduction to functional magnetic resonance imaging and positron emission tomography study design and statistical data analysis. Miguel Bajouco (PhD Student, Health Sciences, University of Coimbra)
2017/03/01 - Current Scientific and technical introduction to functional magnetic resonance imaging study design and statistical data analysis. Nuno Madeira (PhD Student, Health Sciences, University of Coimbra)
2019/07/01 - 2019/08/31 Introduction to neuroimaging (EEG, fMRI, fNIRS) data acquisition methods. Introduction to machine learning techniques. Implementation of a machine learning approach using EEG data. Bruno Santos (Master Student, Biomedical Engineering, University of Coimbra)
2019/07/01 - 2019/08/31 Introduction to neuroimaging (EEG, fMRI, fNIRS) data acquisition methods. Introduction to machine learning techniques. Implementation of a machine learning approach using EEG data. Sofia Silva (Master Student, Biomedical Engineering, University of Coimbra)
2012/09/01 - 2012/11/30 Multivariate statistical data analysis for robotic grasping and dexterous manipulation based on human demonstrations. Maria de Fátima Machado (Master Student, Biomedical Engineering, University of Coimbra)
2012/06/01 - 2012/08/31 Scientific introduction to robotic grasp planning. Introduction to GraspIt simulator and applications in robotics. Integration of multi-modal data acquisition devices. Hussam Al-Hussein (Master Student, Mechanical Engineering, Khalifa University)

Other jury / evaluation

Activity description Institution / Organization
2013/03/01 - 2013/04/30 Invited evaluator in FP7-ICT ECHORD project (European Clearing House for Open Robotics Development) : evaluation of the experiments InterAID and ODEUO (outcomes of technology transfer experiments that have been funded by the European Commission). Università degli Studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Italy
Distinctions

Award

2019 Janssen Neuroscience RWE Awards 2019 - clinical series
Janssen Pharmaceutica NV, Belgium
2007 University of Coimbra - Top 3% best students award
Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
2007 University of Coimbra - best students merit award
Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
2006 University of Coimbra - Top 3% best students award
Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
2006 BPI-FCTUC best biomedical engineering student award
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
2006 University of Coimbra - best students merit award
Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
2005 University of Coimbra - Top 3% best students award
Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
2005 BPI-FCTUC best biomedical engineering student award
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
2005 University of Coimbra - best students merit award
Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
2003 BPI-FCTUC best biomedical engineering student award
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
1996 1st place, I Internal Mathematical Olympiad
High School E.B. 2,3/S Pedro da Fonseca, Portugal