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Artur Ferreira EE (1999), MSc (2003), PhD (2014) is adjunct professor at Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa (ISEL), Lisbon, Portugal. His main research interests include big data, pattern recognition, machine learning, feature selection and feature discretization techniques. He serves as an editorial board member for the Applied Soft Computing Journal (ASOC). He has authored, co-authored and reviewed many journal and conference papers. He is also a member of the Portuguese Pattern Recognition Association (APRP).
Identification

Personal identification

Full name
Artur Ferreira

Citation names

  • Ferreira, Artur
  • Ferreira, Artur J.

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
091A-96FB-A88C
ORCID iD
0000-0002-6508-0932
Google Scholar ID
GAJzymcAAAAJ
Researcher Id
AAL-4377-2020
Scopus Author Id
35315359300

Email addresses

  • aferreira@deetc.isel.ipl.pt (Professional)
  • artur.ferreira@isel.pt (Professional)

Addresses

  • ISEL - Rua Conselheiro Emidio Navarro, n.º 1, 1959-007, Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal (Professional)

Websites

Knowledge fields

  • Engineering and Technology - Electrotechnical Engineering, Electronics and Informatics - Communication Engineering and Systems

Languages

Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
Portuguese (Mother tongue)
English Upper intermediate (B2) Upper intermediate (B2) Upper intermediate (B2) Advanced (C1) Upper intermediate (B2)
Education
Degree Classification
2014/02/24
Concluded
Engenharia Electrotécnica e de Computadores (Doutoramento)
Major in Sem especialidade
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
"FEATURE SELECTION AND DISCRETIZATION FOR HIGH-DIMENSIONAL DATA" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
2003/03/10
Concluded
Engenharia Eletrotécnica e de Computadores (Mestrado integrado)
Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
"Aplicação da Análise em Componentes Independentes na Compressão de Imagem" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
1999/09/01
Concluded
Engenharia Eletrotécnica - Sistemas e Comunicações (DESE)
Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Portugal
1997/07/31
Concluded
Engenharia Eletrónica e Comunicações (Bacharelato)
Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Portugal
Affiliation

Science

Category
Host institution
Employer
1999/10/01 - Current Researcher (Research) Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal
Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal

Teaching in Higher Education

Category
Host institution
Employer
1999/10/26 - Current Adjunct Teacher (Polytechnic Teacher) Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa, Portugal
Projects

Grant

Designation Funders
2007/11/01 - Current DeLKeTI - Development and Learning of Kernels for Text and Images
PTDC/EEA-TEL/72572/2006
PhD Student Fellow
Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal
Concluded
2023/04/01 - 2024/12/31 Predictive Models of COVID-19 Outcomes for Higher Risk Patients Towards a Precision Medicine
DSAIPA/DS/0117/2020
Researcher
Centro Hospitalar Universitário de Lisboa Central, EPE (CHULC), Portugal

Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa Área Departamental de Engenharia Química, Portugal
Ongoing
2010/10/01 - 2012/12/01 EvaClue - Evidence Accumulation in Unsupervised and Semi-Supervised Learning: a Cluster Ensemble Approach
PTDC/EIACCO/103230/2008
Researcher
Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal
Concluded
2005/01/01 - 2007/12/31 EMUSuL - Ensemble Methods for Unsupervised and Semi-Supervised Learning
POSC/EEA-SRI/61924/2004
Researcher
Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal
Concluded
Outputs

Publications

Book
  1. Ferreira, A.J.; Figueiredo, M.A.T.. Feature discretization with relevance and mutual information criteria. 2015.
    10.1007/978-3-319-12610-4_7
  2. Ferreira, A.J.; Figueiredo, M.A.T.. Exploiting the bin-class histograms for feature selection on discrete data. 2015.
    10.1007/978-3-319-19390-8_39
  3. Ferreira, A.; Figueiredo, M.. An incremental bit allocation strategy for supervised feature discretization. 2013.
    10.1007/978-3-642-38628-2_62
  4. Fantoni, Alessandro; J. Ferreira, Artur. CETC2013 conference on electronics, telecommunications and computers. ISEL - Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa. 2013.
  5. Carreiro, A.V.; Ferreira, A.J.; Figueiredo, M.A.T.; Madeira, S.C.. Prognostic prediction using clinical expression time series: Towards a supervised learning approach based on meta-biclusters. 2012.
    10.1007/978-3-642-28839-5_2
  6. Tam, T.; Ferreira, A.; Lourenço, A.. Automatic foldering of email messages:a combination approach. 2012.
    10.1007/978-3-642-28997-2_20
  7. Ferreira, A.; Figueiredo, M.. Unsupervised joint feature discretization and selection. 2011.
    10.1007/978-3-642-21257-4_25
  8. Ferreira, A.; Lourenço, A.; Pinto, B.; Tendeiro, J.; J. Ferreira, Artur; Lourenço, André Ribeiro; Pinto, Bárbara; Tendeiro, Jorge. Tuning iris recognition for noisy images. Springer-Verlag Berlin. 2010.
    10.1007/978-3-642-11721-3_16
  9. Ferreira, A.J.; Oliveira, A.L.; Figueiredo, M.A.T.; J. Ferreira, Artur; Oliveira, Arlindo L.; Figueiredo, Mario. On the suitability of suffix arrays for Lempel-Ziv data compression. Springer-Verlag Berlin. 2009.
    10.1007/978-3-642-05197-5_19
Book chapter
  1. Ferreira, A.J.; Figueiredo, M.A.T.. "Boosting algorithms: A review of methods, theory, and applications". 35-85. 2012.
Conference paper
  1. Ferreira, Artur; Figueiredo, Mário. "A Mutual Information Based Discretization-Selection Technique". Paper presented in International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods (ICPRAM), Rome, 2024.
    Published • 10.5220/0012467300003654
  2. Luís Loureiro; Artur Ferreira; André Lourenço. "Building a Dataset for Trip Style Assessment Based on Real Trip Data". 2023.
    10.5220/0012079400003541
  3. Artur Ferreira; Mário Figueiredo. "Union k-Fold Feature Selection on Microarray Data". 2023.
    10.5220/0012135800003541
  4. Nogueira, Adara; Ferreira, Artur; Figueiredo, Mário. "A Step Towards the Explainability of Microarray Data for Cancer Diagnosis with Machine Learning Techniques". Paper presented in International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods (ICPRAM), 2022.
    10.5220/0010980100003122
  5. Ferreira, Artur; Figueiredo, Mário. "On the Improvement of Feature Selection Techniques: The Fitness Filter". Paper presented in International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods (ICPRAM), Vienna, 2021.
    Published • 10.5220/0010396303650372
  6. Cerca, António; Lourenço, André; J. Ferreira, Artur. "A study on compression techniques for off-the-person electrocardiogram signals". 2019.
    10.1109/ENBENG.2019.8692467
  7. Freitas, J.; Ferreira, A.; Figueiredo, M.; Teixeira, A.; Dias, M.S.. "Enhancing multimodal silent speech interfaces with feature selection". 2014.
  8. Ferreira, A.J.; Figueiredo, M.A.T.. "Relevance and mutual information-based feature discretization". 2013.
  9. Ferreira, A.; Figueiredo, M.. "A dynamic wrapper method for feature discretization and selection". 2012.
  10. Ferreira, A.; Figueiredo, M.. "Efficient unsupervised feature selection for sparse data". 2011.
    10.1109/EUROCON.2011.5929185
  11. Ferreira, A.; Oliveira, A.; Figueiredo, M.. "Sliding window update using suffix arrays". 2011.
    10.1109/DCC.2011.60
  12. Ferreira, A.; Figueiredo, M.. "Feature discretization and selection in microarray data". 2011.
  13. Ferreira, A.J.; Figueiredo, M.A.T.. "Feature transformation and reduction for text classification". 2010.
  14. Ferreira, A.; Figueiredo, M.. "Unsupervised feature selection for sparse data". 2010.
  15. Ferreira, A.; Oliveira, A.; Figueiredo, M.. "On the use of suffix arrays for memory-efficient Lempel-Ziv data compression". 2009.
    10.1109/DCC.2009.50
  16. Ferreira, A.; Lourenço, A.; Pinto, B.; Tendeiro, J.. "Modifications and improvements on iris recognition". 2009.
  17. Ferreira, A.; Marques, P.. "An efficient long distance echo canceller". 2008.
    10.1109/ICSES.2008.4673429
  18. Ferreira, A.J.; Oliveira, A.L.; Figueiredo, M.A.T.. "Suffix arrays - A competitive choice for fast Lempel-Ziv compressions". 2008.
  19. Ferreira, A.J.; Figueiredo, M.A.T.. "Class-adapted image compression using independent component analysis". 2003.
  20. Ferreira, A.J.; Figueiredo, M.A.T.. "Image compression using orthogonalized independent components bases". 2003.
    10.1109/NNSP.2003.1318068
Journal article
  1. Rúben Dias; Artur Ferreira; Iola Pinto; Carlos Geraldes; Cristiana Von Rekowski; Luís Bento. "An Interactive Dashboard for Statistical Analysis of Intensive Care Unit COVID-19 Data". BioMedInformatics (2024): https://doi.org/10.3390/biomedinformatics4010026.
    10.3390/biomedinformatics4010026
  2. Catarina Palma; Artur Ferreira; Mário Figueiredo. "Explainable Machine Learning for Malware Detection on Android Applications". Information (2024): https://doi.org/10.3390/info15010025.
    10.3390/info15010025
  3. Adara Nogueira; Artur Ferreira; Mário Figueiredo. "A Machine Learning Pipeline for Cancer Detection on Microarray Data: The Role of Feature Discretization and Feature Selection". BioMedInformatics (2023): https://doi.org/10.3390/biomedinformatics3030040.
    10.3390/biomedinformatics3030040
  4. Albuquerque, David; Ferreira, Artur J; Coutinho, David P. "An Approach to Estimate Electric Vehicle Driving Range". (2023): https://doi.org/10.34629/ipl.isel.i-ETC.102.
    https://doi.org/10.34629/ipl.isel.i-ETC.102
  5. Bicho, Daniel; J. Ferreira, Artur; Datia, Nuno. "A deep learning approach to identify not suitable for work images". (2020): http://hdl.handle.net/10400.21/12354.
  6. Ferreira, A.J.; Figueiredo, M.A.T.. "Incremental filter and wrapper approaches for feature discretization". Neurocomputing 123 (2014): 60-74. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84885845253&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.neucom.2012.10.036
  7. Umanets, Artem; Ferreira, Artur; Leite, Nuno. "Guide Me - A Tourist Guide with a Recommender System and Social Interaction". Procedia Technology (2014): https://publons.com/publon/31413953/.
    10.1016/J.PROTCY.2014.10.248
  8. Carreiro, A.V.; Ferreira, A.J.; Figueiredo, M.A.; Madeira, S.C.. "Towards a classification approach using meta-biclustering: impact of discretization in the analysis of expression time series.". Journal of integrative bioinformatics 9 3 (2012): 207-207. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84875027675&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  9. J. Ferreira, Artur; Figueiredo, Mário A. T.. "Efficient feature selection filters for high-dimensional data". (2012): http://hdl.handle.net/10400.21/5081.
    10.1016/j.patrec.2012.05.019
  10. J. Ferreira, Artur; Figueiredo, Mário A. T.. "An unsupervised approach to feature discretization and selection". (2012): http://hdl.handle.net/10400.21/5074.
    10.1016/j.patcog.2011.12.008
  11. Ferreira, A.J.; Figueiredo, M.A.T.. "On the use of independent component analysis for image compression". Signal Processing: Image Communication 21 5 (2006): 378-389. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33646508766&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.image.2006.01.002
Activities

Supervision

Thesis Title
Role
Degree Subject (Type)
Institution / Organization
2021/10 - Current Electric Vehicle X Driving Range Prediction
Co-supervisor
2021/09/15 - Current Driver Profile - Classificação de perfil de condução
Co-supervisor
Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Portugal
2021/09/01 - Current A tool to simplify software log analysis
Supervisor
Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Portugal
2020/09/15 - 2022/03/30 Clinical Data Mining and Classification
Supervisor
Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Portugal
2017/09/20 - 2019/03/15 Automatic identification of not suitable for work images
Co-supervisor
Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Portugal
2017/09/10 - 2019/02/15 Fatigue and drowsiness detection using inertial sensors and electrocardiogram
Co-supervisor
Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Portugal
2016/09/01 - 2018/02/15 Utilização de eventos aplicacionais para análise de negócio em tempo real
Co-supervisor
Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Portugal
2014/09/01 - 2015/12/15 Examination timetabling automation using hybrid meta-heuristics
Co-supervisor
Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Portugal
2013/09/10 - 2014/11/20 Sistema de reconhecimento de impressões digitais baseado em FPGA
Co-supervisor
2012/09/10 - 2013/12/05 GuideMe - Serviço de consulta, publicação e recomendação turística
Co-supervisor
Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Portugal
2010/10/01 - 2011/11/20 Learning techniques for automatic email message tagging
Co-supervisor
Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Portugal
2009/09/01 - 2011/03/15 Aplicação de gravação e edição de áudio multi-faixa colaborativa
Co-supervisor
Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Portugal
2009/09/01 - 2011/02/15 Guitar solo tracker
Supervisor
Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Portugal
2009/09/15 - 2010/12/15 Codificador JPEG baseado em FPGA
Co-supervisor
2009/09/15 - 2010/11/15 Radar passivo CW utilizando iluminadores geoestacionários
Co-supervisor
Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Portugal
2007/09/01 - 2008/12/10 Compressão de imagens em sistemas de videovigilância
Co-supervisor
Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Portugal
2007/09/01 - 2008/12/10 Deteção automática de bagagem abandonada
Co-supervisor
Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Portugal

Event organisation

Event name
Type of event (Role)
Institution / Organization
2016/05/02 - 2016/12/30 Member of the Organizing Committee of Conferência em Eletrónica, Telecomunicações e Computadores 2016 (CETC2016) (2016/12/06 - 2016/12/07)
Conference (Member of the Organising Committee)
Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Portugal
2013/07/01 - 2013/12/30 Member of the Organizing Committee of Conferência em Eletrónica, Telecomunicações e Computadores 2013 (CETC2013) (2013/12/11 - 2013/12/12)
Conference (Member of the Organising Committee)
Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Portugal
2011/05/02 - 2011/12/01 Member of the Organizing Committee of Conferência em Eletrónica, Telecomunicações e Computadores 2011 (CETC2011) (2011/11/12 - 2011/11/13)
Conference (Member of the Organising Committee)
Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Portugal
2010/05/06 - 2010/12/20 Member of the organizing committee of the Ibero-American Congress on Sensors - IBERSENSOR 2010 (2010/11/09 - 2010/11/11)
Conference (Member of the Organising Committee)
Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Portugal
2008/01/01 - 2008/02/20 Head of the organizing committee of Jornadas de Engenharia de Eletrónica, Telecomunicações e Computadores, 2008 (JETC2008), workshop Sensores e Fórum de Jovens Investigadores (2008/11/17 - 2008/11/18)
Conference (President of the Organising Committee)
Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Portugal
2005/03/04 - 2005/12 Member of the organizing committee of Jornadas de Engenharia de Eletrónica, Telecomunicações e Computadores 2005 (JETC2005) (2005/11/20 - 2005/11/21)
Conference (Member of the Organising Committee)
Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Portugal

Association member

Society Organization name Role
2012 - Current Ordem dos Engenheiros - Especialidade de Engenharia Eletrotécnica Member
2010/10/26 - Current Associação Portuguesa de Reconhecimento de Padrões (APRP) Member

Conference scientific committee

Conference name Conference host
2021/01/01 - Current International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Security (ICAIS) http://www.icaisconf.com/
2020/01/01 - Current Advances in Signal Processing and Artificial Intelligence (ASPAI) https://www.aspai-conference.com/
2018/04/01 - Current Neural Computation Theory and Applications (NCTA) https://ncta.scitevents.org

Course / Discipline taught

Academic session Degree Subject (Type) Institution / Organization
2021/10/06 - 2022/01/22 Machine Learning and Data Mining (Mestrado) Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Portugal
2021/10/01 - 2022/01/22 Image Processing and Biometrics (Mestrado) Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Portugal

Interview (newspaper / magazine)

Activity description Newspaper / Forum
2017/09/15 Testemony about my research and professional career IT Newsletter

Journal scientific committee

Journal title (ISSN) Publisher
2020/03/20 - Current Information Journal (2078-2489) MDPI
2020/03/02 - Current Applied Sciences Journal MDPI
2018/07/15 - Current Journal of Imaging (2313-433X) MDPI
2017/02/01 - Current Journal of Applied Soft Computing (ASoC) (1568-4946) Elsevier
2012/01/01 - Current ISEL Academic Journal of Electronics, Telecommunications and Computers (i-ETC) (2182-4010)
Distinctions

Award

2022 ICPRAM 2022 Best Poster Award
Instituto Para Os Sistemas e Tecnologias de Informação Controlo e Comunicação, Portugal
2003 Inês Simas Best Student Paper
Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal

Other distinction

2018 Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing - Applied Soft Computing Journal (ASoC)
Elsevier Inc, United States
2016 Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing - Pattern Recognition Letters (PRL)
Elsevier Inc, United States