COPELABS in a Nutshell


COPELABS is a research unit of Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, originally established as a new unit in Portugal, having been awarded the grade of “Good” in the  last (2013) FCT evaluation, in the quality of small multidisciplinary unit.

 In 2016/2017 COPELABS has evolved to become a unit solely focused on computer science, under the department of Informatics Engineering and Information Systems of the School of Communication, Architecture, Arts, and Information Technologies (ECATI).


 COPELABS currently integrates a team comprising 41 elements: 28 integrated researchers (18 holding a PhD) and 13 collaborator researchers. All elements correspond to teaching and researchers’ staff holding agreements with COFAC c.r.l., in two different poles - Lisbon (ULHT), Algarve (ISMAT). Moreover, all collaborator researchers pursue teaching activities in full alignment with the 1st, 2nd (MEISI) and 3rd (NEMPS) educational cycles of informatics of ULHT, and are relevant from the perspective of adequate intertwining between teaching and research.


For 2018-2022 COPELABS shall keep on pursuing the path already exploited between 2013-2017, where technology is used to improve quality of living, via the applicability of cyber-physical interconnected systems, in different contexts (e.g., Smart Cities; Mobility). With the integration of a consolidated computer science team derived from the staff reinforcement that University Lusófona has been developing during the last years, COPELABS expands from input towards networking and telecommunications (OSI Layers 2 and 3), into four main areas of computer science: cognitive and user-centric networking (OSI Layers 1, 2 and 3); computational systems; data mining and statistics; knowledge and management information systems models.




Vision and Mission

COPELABS pursues the vision of improving the day-to-day living, including well-being and functioning of citizens, based on an interdisciplinary approach that interconnects the following computer science areas: networking and telecommunications; information systems; computational systems; data mining and statistics. Our mission is to design, to develop, and to validate pervasive, low-cost, and user-friendly scientific technological solutions that are relevant to assist in changing the way that communication and human interaction is both developed and applied. 


Associated Schools







History and Achievements:


2013-2017: Evaluated as Good by FCT, category of new multidisciplinary unit, high laboratorial intensity


  • Name: COPELABS -Association for Research and Development in Cognition and People-centric Computing

  • Scientific coordinator: Helena Rute Esteves Carvalho Sofia
  • External Advisory Board 2013-2017: Roch Guérin, Christophe Diot, Peter Gits, Diamantino Costa, Álvaro Carvalho
  • Association Direction Board 2013-2016: Rute C Sofia, Paulo Mendes, Pedro Gamito, Jorge Oliveira
  • Association Direction Board 2017: Manuel José Damásio, Rute C. Sofia, Inês Jongenelen, Pedro Gamito
  • Acronym: COPELABS

  • Headquarters: Building U, first floor, University Lusofona Campus, 388 Campo Grande, 1749-024 Lisboa

  • Figure: Private non-profit association

  • CAE: 72190, 74900

  • NIC: 510330991

  • Summary of results 2013-2017 (available via the Scientific Repository):
    • Scientific Results (22 book/book chapters; 68 publications in peer-reviewed international journals and/or conference proceedings). COPELABS had in average a peer-reviewed publication ratio per capita of 2.9 (List of Results 2013-2017) and a total of 17 Full-Time Equivalent Staff.

    • Spin-offs,2: Senception Lda (2017/2018 “Ones to Watch” European Business Award running for National Champion) and Immersive Lives.

    • Patents, 3 European IPRs.

    • Software, 14 relevant software contributions, technology readiness level 4-6.

    • Testbeds, 4 testbeds one globally interconnected (NDN Testbed).

    • Projects, 10, of which 5 were funded by FCT ( COPELABS UID/MULTI/04111/2013, Proxemics Data Lab UID/MULTI/04111/2016; UMM PTDC/EEA-TEL/105709/2008; UCR PTDC/EEA-TEL/103637/2008; FCT BD SFRH/BD/44005/2008); 2 were/are funded by the European Commission (EU IST FP7 ULOOP and H2020 UMOBILE); 1 was funded by industry (InnoWave Lablet), corresponding to approximately 900 000 Euros (COPELABS and/or COFAC c.r.l. budget).

    • Concluded PhDs, 4 (hosted by the unit). Over 2013-2017, the unit hosted 13 PhD students. 4 have concluded their studies (Namusale Chama; Antonio Oliveira; Waldir Moreira; Tauseef Jamal).

    • Technical Programme Committees/Conference organization, 25, of which we highlight IEEE Percom, IEEE Globecom, ACM ICN, ACM CONEXT.

    • Organization of events, 36 national (C-BRAINs and workshops) and 3 international, of which we highlight the participation in the organization of ACM ICN 2016.

    • Alliances and Technology transfer. Member of several European Technological platforms, of which we highlight the ETP NetWorks, AIOTI, NESSI, NEM.

    • Scientific Employment. Between the period of 2013-2017, and in the context of the informatics activities and external funding, COPELABS has supported the hiring of 24 scholars via acquired projects. The duration of the grant was in average of 2.5 years. The majority of funded grants are equivalent to the value of an FCT BD (980 Euros per month) with a surplus.MMut of these 24 grants, 4 concerned postdocs grants (2 years in average).


2010-2012: SITI/SITILabs, Informatics Systems and Technologies, research unit of ECATI, University Lusófona


Scientific coordination: Paulo Mendes (innovation), Rute Sofia (technology)

Acronym: SITI

Headquarters: Building U, first floor, University Lusofona Campus, 388 Campo Grande, 1749-024 Lisboa

Summary of results 2010-2012 (available via the Scientific Repository):

      • Scientific Results (2 book chapters; 45  publications in peer-reviewed international journals and/or conference proceedings). SITIhad in average a peer-reviewed publication ratio per capita of 2.8 (refer to the SITI 2013 report ).

      • Patents, 2 European IPRs under submission.

      • Software, 13 relevant software contributions, technology readiness level 4-6.

      • Testbeds, 2 testbeds, EU IST FP7 ULOOP testbed and Arduino Testbed.

      • Projects, 9, of which 2 were funded by FCT (UCR and UMM); 1 was funded  by the European Commission (EU IST FP7 ULOOP); 3 were funded by industry (EFACEC MITS; UcMC by Huawei Research; FIC, by Cisco USA), corresponding to approximately 800 000 Euros (COFAC c.r.l. budget); 2 were funded internally (DTN-Amazon, CitySense); 1 Cost Action (WiNeMo)

      • Hosted PhDs, 9 (Tauseef Jamal, Andrea Ribeiro, Namusale Chama, António Junior, Waldir Moreira Jr. Bruno Batista, Thiago Coqueiro, José Faísca, Pedro Freire).

      • Technical Programme Committees/Conference organization, 13, of which we highlight the organization of an industrial workshop co-located with IEEE VTC 2012, participation in the TPC of ACM Mobiwac and ACM Mobicom.

      • Organization of events, 34 national (S-BRAINs) and 2 international, of which we highlight the participation in the organization of ULOOP ICT 2013.

      • Alliances and Technology transfer. Member of several European Technological platforms, of which we highlight the ETP NetWorks,  NESSI, NEM.

      • Scientific Employment. Between the period of 2010-2012, and in the context of the informatics activities and external funding, COPELABS has supported the hiring of 14 scholars via acquired projects. The duration of the grant was in average of 2 years. The majority of funded grants are equivalent to the value of an FCT BD (980 Euros per month) with a surplus. Out of these 10 grants, 2 concerned postdocs grants (1 year in average).





05.2024. S. Sabapathy, M. Surendar, and Dushantha Nalin K. Jayakody, “Rate-Splitting Sparse Vector Code for Next-Generation URLLC Systems”, IEEE Wireless Communications Letters.

03.2024. Ambrish Kumar, Dushantha Nalin K. Jayakody, and Rishbrind Kumar Upadhya, "Secure and Reliable IoT Communication in Underlay CRN with Imperfect CSI", IEEE IoT Journal. https://doi.org/10.1109/JIOT.2024.3372185

02.2024. Lopes, P.,  Fachada, N., Fonseca, M., Gamboa, H. & Quaresma, C. (2024). Modelling Physiological Sensor Noise to Movement-Based Virtual Reality Activities. In Proceedings of the 17th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies, BIOSIGNALS 2024, vol. 1 (pp. 778-785), Rome, Italy. SciTePress/INSTICC. https://doi.org/10.5220/0012424200003657

01.2024. S. Tomic, M. Beko, “Trustworthy Target Localization via ADMM in the Presence of Malicious Nodes’’, to appear in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. https://doi.org/10.1109/tvt.2023.3346476

01.2024. Inácio, J., Fachada, N., Matos-Carvalho, J.P. & Fernandes, C.M. (2024). Humans vs AI: An Exploratory Study with Online and Offline Learners. Videogame Sciences and Arts, VJ 2023, CCIS, vol 1984 (pp. 272-286). Springer Nature. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-51452-4_19

01.2024. Chathuranga Basnayaka, Dushantha Nalin K. Jayakody, Tharindu Dilshan Ponnimbaduge Perera, Marko Beko, "DataAge: Age of Information in SWIPT-Driven Short Packet IoT Wireless Communications", IEEE Internet of Things. https://doi.org/10.36227/techrxiv.171441631.16807383/v1.

12.2023. Fachada, N., Barreiros, F.F., Lopes, P. & Fonseca, M. (2023). Active Learning Prototypes for Teaching Game AI. 2023 IEEE Conference on Games (CoG), Boston, USA. https://doi.org/10.1109/CoG57401.2023.10333229.

12.2023. Ferreira-Saraiva, B.D., Matos-Carvalho, J.P., Fachada, N. & Pita, M. (2023). ParShift: a Python package to study order and differentiation in group conversations. SoftwareX, 24. 101554. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.softx.2023.101554

11.2023. A. Gunasekar, L. B. Kumar, P. Krishnan, R. Natarajan and D. N. K. Jayakody, "All-Optical UAV-Based Triple-Hop FSO-FSO-VLC Cooperative System for High-Speed Broadband Internet Access in High-Speed Trains," in IEEE Access, vol. 11, pp. 124228-124239, 2023, https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2023.3330236.

11.2023. S. Sabapathy, J. S. Prabhu, S. Maruthu and D. N. K. Jayakody, "Profuse Channel Estimation and Signal Detection Techniques for Orthogonal Time Frequency Space in 6G Epoch: A Survey," in IEEE Access, vol. 11, pp. 129963-129993, 2023, https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2023.3333428

10.2023. A. Pushparaj, D. N. K. Jayakody, R D S Arunapriya, M. Nathan, (2023) "An intelligent age of information based self‐energized UAV‐assisted wireless communication system, IET Communications, https://doi.org/10.1049/cmu2.12679.

10.2023. S. Tomic and M. Beko, "A Min-max Optimization-based Approach for Secure Localization in Wireless Networks", to appear in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. X, no. Y, pp. 1--1, doi:10.1109/TVT.2023.3325063

09.2023. Fachada, N. & de Andrade, D. (2023). Generating multidimensional clusters with support lines. Knowledge-Based Systems, 277, 110836. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.knosys.2023.110836

08.2023. Furqan Ali, M., Jayakody, D. (2023) SIMO-Underwater Visible Light Communication (UVLC) system. Computer Networks.

06.2023. Rajaram, A., Guerreiro, J., Dinis, R., Jayakody, D.Beko, M. (2023) Optimum Performance Analysis and Receiver Design for OFDM based Frequency-Splitting SWIPT with Strong Nonlinear Effects. IEEE Internet of Things Journal.
doi: 10.1109/JIOT.2023.3284350

08.2023. Wang, Y., Obaidat, M., Yin, Y., Wang, L., Rodrigues, J., Sadoun, B. (2023) Robust Sparse Direct Localization of Smart Vehicle With Partly Calibrated Time Modulated Arrays. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems.
doi: 10.1109/TITS.2023.3297248

06.2023. Mikovic, AVojinovic, M. (2023) State-Sum Models of Piecewise Linear Quantum Gravity, https://doi.org/10.1142/13233

05.2023. Fachada, N., de Andrade, D., Serra, P., Códices, N., Luz, F., Lopes, P., Fonseca, M. & Neves, P. (2023). Improving the CS Curriculum of a Top-Down Videogames BA. In Proc. of the 11th Computer Science Education Research Conference, CSERC '22 (pp. 62-63), Leiden, Netherlands. ACM. https://doi.org/10.1145/3569173.3569183

04.2023. Petukhova, A. & Fachada, N. (2023). MN-DS: A Multilabeled News Dataset for News Article Hierarchical Classification. Data, 8(5), 74. https://doi.org/10.3390/data8050074

04.2023. de Andrade, D. & Fachada, N. (2023). Automated Generation of Map Pieces for Snappable Meshes. In Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on the Foundations of Digital Games, FDG '23  (pp. 2:1-2:10), Lisbon, Portugal. https://doi.org/10.1145/3582437.3582483

03.2023. dos Santos, R.P., Fachada, N., Beko, M. & Leithardt, V.R.Q. (2023). A Rapid Review on the Use of Free and Open Source Technologies and Software Applied to Precision Agriculture Practices. Journal of Sensor and Actuator Networks, 12(3), 28. https://doi.org/10.3390/jsan12020028

01.2023. Ferreira, D. J., Mateus-Coelho, N. & Mamede, H. S. (2023). Methodology for Predictive Cyber Security Risk Assessment (PCSRA). Procedia Computer Science, 219, 1555-1563. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procs.2023.01.447

11.2022. Ramos, G., Silvestre D., A. & Aguiar, A. P. (2022). A resilient continuous-time consensus method using a switching topology. Systems & Control Letters, 169, 105381. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sysconle.2022.105381

11.2022. Figueiredo, E., Moldovan, I., Alves, P., Rebelo, H. & Souza, L. (2022). Smartphone Application for Structural Health Monitoring of Bridges. Sensors, 2022, 22(21), 8483. https://doi.org/10.3390/s22218483

10.2022. Lima, B., Fachada, N., Dinis, R., da Costa, D.B. & Beko, M. (2022). uavnoma: a UAV-NOMA network model under non-ideal conditions. Journal of Open Research Software, 10(1), 9. https://doi.org/10.5334/jors.397

09.2022. Saraiva, M., Mateus-Coelho, N. (2022). CyberSoc Framework a Systematic Review of the State-of-Art. Procedia Computer Science, 204, 961-972. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procs.2022.08.117

07.2022. Fachada, N., e Silva, R.C., de Andrade, D. & Códices, N. (2022). Unity Snappable Meshes. Software Impacts, 13, 100363. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.simpa.2022.100363

06.2022. Petukhova, A. & Fachada, N. (2022). TextCL: a Python package for NLP preprocessing tasks. SoftwareX, 19. 101122. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.softx.2022.101122

06.2022. A. Sharma, V. Sharma, M. Jaiswal, Hwang-Cheng Wang, Dushantha Nalin Jayakody*, C. Basnayaka, A. Muthanna. (2022). "Recent Trends in AI-based Intelligent Sensing", Electronics 2022, 11, 1661. https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics11101661

05.2022. M. F. Ali, Dushantha Nalin K. Jayakody, S. Garg, G. Kaddoum, and M. Shamim Hossain. (2022). "Dual-Hop Mixed FSO-VLC Underwater WirelessCommunication Link, IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, June 2022,  https://doi.org/10.1109/TNSM.2022.3181169

05.2022  Petukhova, A. & Fachada, N. (2022). Retail System Scenario Modeling Using Fuzzy Cognitive Maps. Information, 13(5), 251. https://doi.org/10.3390/info13050251

05.2022. Magaia, N., Ferreira, P., Pereira, P. R., Muhammad, K., Del Ser, J., & de Albuquerque, V. H. C. (2022). Group'n Route: An Edge Learning-based Clustering and Efficient Routing Scheme Leveraging Social Strength for the Internet of Vehicles. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. https://doi.org/10.1109/TITS.2022.3171978

04.2022. Fachada, N. (2022). A computational pipeline for modeling and predicting wildfire behavior. In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Complexity, Future Information Systems and Risk, COMPLEXIS 2022 (pp. 79-84), Virtual Event. SciTePress/INSTICC. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5220/0011073900003197

04.2022. Hu, Q., Gois, F. N. B., Costa, R., Zhang, L., Yin, L., Magaia, N., & de Albuquerque, V. H. C. (2022). Explainable artificial intelligence-based edge fuzzy images for COVID-19 detection and identification. Applied Soft Computing, 108966. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asoc.2022.108966

04.2022. Cipriano, B.P., Fachada, N. & Alves, P. (2022). Drop Project: An automatic assessment tool for programming assignments. SoftwareX, 18. 101079. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.softx.2022.101079

04.2022. e Silva, R. C., Fachada, N., de Andrade, D., & Códices, N. (2022). Procedural Generation of 3D Maps with Snappable Meshes. IEEE Access, 10. https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2022.3168832

02.2022. Fachada, V., Rahkila, P., Fachada, N., Turpeinen, T., Kujala, U. & Kainulainen, H. (2022). Enlarged PLIN5-uncoated lipid droplets in inner regions of skeletal muscle type II fibers associate with type 2 diabetes. Acta Histochemica, 124(3), 100014. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acthis.2022.151869

01.2022. Accepted paper, S. Tomić, M. Beko (2022). Detecting Distance-spoofing Attacks in Arbitrarily-deployed Wireless Networks, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, DOI: 10.1109/TVT.2022.3148199

01.2022. Fernandes, P.A., Inácio, P.A., Feliciano, H. & Fachada, N. (2022). SimpAI: Evolutionary Heuristics for the ColorShapeLinks Board Game Competition. Videogame Sciences and Arts, VJ 2020, Revised Selected Papers. CCIS, vol 1531 (pp. 113-126). Springer Nature. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-95305-8_9

01.2022. Valderi R.Q. Leithardt, et al., 2022. "An Empirical Comparison of Portuguese and Multilingual BERT Models for Auto-Classification of NCM Codes in International Trade" Big Data and Cognitive Computing 6, no. 1: 8. https://doi.org/10.3390/bdcc6010008 - Quartil SJR: Q1

01.2022. Valderi R.Q. Leithardt, et al., 2022. "Towards ubiquitous requirements engineering through recommendations based on context histories." PeerJ Computer Science 8:e794 https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj-cs.794 Quartil SJR: Q2

12.2021. Valderi R.Q. Leithardt, et al., 2021. "Application of Machine Learning Techniques to Predict a Patient’s No-Show in the Healthcare Sector" Future Internet 14, no. 1: 3. https://doi.org/10.3390/fi14010003 Quartil SJR: Q2

12.2021. Accepted paper, M. Beko, S. Tomić, Toward Secure Localization in Randomly Deployed Wireless Networks, IEEE Internet of Things Journal, DOI: 10.1109/JIOT.2021.3078216

11.2021. de Andrade, D. & Fachada, N. (2021). PyXYZ: an educational 3D wireframe engine in Python. In Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education, ITiCSE '21 (pp. 519-525), Virtual Event, Germany. https://doi.org/10.1145/3430665.3456345

11.2021. Daniel Silvestre (2021). Constrained Convex Generators: A Tool Suitable for Set-Based Estimation With Range and Bearing Measurements . In:
IEEE Control Systems Letters 6, pp. 1610 1615. doi: 10.1109/LCSYS.2021.3129729

11.2021. Accepted paper, G. Asaamoning, P Mendes, and N. Magaia. .A Dynamic Clustering Mechanism with Load-Balancing for Flying Ad Hoc Networks, IEEE Access, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3130417

09.2021. Accepted paper, F Neves, AC Finamore, SC Madeira, R Henriques. (2021).Mining Actionable Patterns of Road Mobility From Heterogeneous Traffic Data Using Biclustering, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems,   https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/iel7/6979/4358928/09357483.pdf

07.2021. Accepted paper: S. Tomic, M. Beko, “A New Perspective on Range and Directional Localization Problem’’, to appear in IEEE Open Journal of Vehicular Technology, https://doi.org/10.1109/OJVT.2021.3094180

06.2021. Fachada, N. (2021). ColorShapeLinks: A Board Game AI Competition Framework for Educators and Students. Computers & Education: Artificial Intelligence, 2. 100014. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.caeai.2021.100014

06.2021. Accepted paper: Rodrigo Cortesão, Daniel Fernandes, Gabriela Soares, Diogo Clemente, Pedro Sebastião and Lúcio S. Ferreira, "Cloud-based Implementation of a SON Radio Resources Planning System for Mobile Networks and Integration in SaaS Metric", to appear in IEEE Access 10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3087398

05.2021. Tiago Simas and Rion Brattig Correia and Luis M. Rocha, "The distance backbone of complex networks", Journal of Complex Networks, Oxford University Press,


03.2021. Accepted paper:  FG Encinas, LA Silva, AS Mendes, GV González, VRQ Leithardt, ..., "Singular Spectrum Analysis for Source Separation in Drone-Based Audio Recording" In IEEE Access.https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3065775 

02.2021. Accepted Paper, M. S. Stankovic, M. Beko, S. S. Stankovic, “Distributed Value Function Approximation for Collaborative Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning’’, in IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, https://doi.org/10.1109/TCNS.2021.3061909

11.2020. Accepted Paper, B. Lima, D. Costa, et.al "Adaptive Power Factor Allocation for Cooperative Full-Duplex NOMA Systems With Imperfect SIC and Rate Fairness", in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular technology, https://doi.org/10.1109/TVT.2020.3029791

11.2020. Accepted Paper, IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society, M. Barahman, L. Correia, L. S. Ferreira, "A QoS-Demand-Aware Computing Resource Management Scheme in Cloud-RAN", in IEEE OJ-COMS. https://doi.org/10.1109/OJCOMS.2020.3034297

10.2020. Accepted Paper, IEEE Access, Daniel Silva, Rute Sofia. "A Discussion on Context-awareness to Better Support the IoT Cloud/Edge Continuum", in IEEE Access. DOI 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.3032388.

09.2020. Accepted paper, Electronics, Sales Mendes, André, Diego M. Jiménez-Bravo, María Navarro-Cáceres, Valderi Reis Quietinho Leithardt, and Gabriel Villarrubia González. "Multi-Agent Approach Using LoRaWAN Devices: An Airport Case Study." Electronics 9, no. 9 (2020): 1430.


08.2020. Accepted paper, IEEE Access, J. C. S. Anjos and Valderi Leithardt et al., "Data Processing Model to Perform Big Data Analytics in Hybrid Infrastructures," in IEEE Access, doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.3023344.

07.2020. Accepted Paper, IEEE Access, Fernandes,D., Raimundo,A., Cercas,F., Sebastiao,P., Rinis,R., Ferreira,L.S.. "Comparison of Artificial Intelligence and Semi-Empirical Methodologies for Estimation of Coverage in Mobile Networks", in IEEE Access, Vol. 8, July 2020, pp 139803-139812, 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.3013036

04.2020. Accepted Paper, IEEE Access , Fernandes,D., Clemente,D., Soares,G., Sebastiao,P., Cercas,F., Dinis,R, Ferreira,L.S., “Cloud-Based Implementation of an Automatic Coverage Estimation Methodology for Self-Organising Network”, in IEEE Access, Vol 8, Apr. 2020, pp 66456-66474, 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.2986437

01.2020. The most recently hired researcher Nuno Ricardo Garcia had a paper accepted in IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI). TPAMI is the journal with the highest impact factor in the area of computer science (IF=17.73 for 2018). Congratulations.

11.2019. Accepted Paper, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology,
S. Tomic, M. Beko, “A Geometric Approach for Distributed Multi-hop Target Localization in Cooperative Networks’’, to appear in IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. https://doi.org/10.1109/TVT.2019.2952715

07.2019: Accepted Paper, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation,
K Turbic, L. Correia, M. Beko. A Channel Model for Polarised Off-Body Communications with Dynamic Users’’, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 67, no. 11, pp. 7001-7013, November 2019. https://doi.org/10.1109/TAP.2019.2925157

06.2019: Accepted Paper, IEEE Access
D. Pedro, S. Tomic, L. Bernardo, M. Beko, P. Pinto, “Algorithms for Estimating the Location of Remote Nodes using Smartphones’’, IEEE Access, vol. 7, pp. 33713-33727, December 2019. https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2904241

05.2019: Accepted Paper, MDPI Future Internet, Special Issue on Information-centric Networking

R. C. Sofia, Guidelines Towards Information-driven Mobility Management, Future Internet 2019, 11(5), 111; https://doi.org/10.3390/fi11050111

04.2019: Accepted Paper, MDPI Future Internet, Special Issue on Information-centric Networking

R. C. Sofia, P. Mendes, An Overview on Push-Based Communication Models for Information-centric Networking. MDPI Future Internet, 2019, 11(3), 74; https://doi.org/10.3390/fi11030074.

03.2019: Accepted Paper, European Control Conference 2019

Henry, D.; Cieslak, J.; Colmenarejo, P.; Branco, J.; Santos, N.; Serra, P.; Telaard, J.; Strauch, H.; Giordano, A. M.; De Stefano, M.; Ott, C.; Reiner, M.; Jaworski, J.; Papadopoulos, E.; Visentin, G.; Ankersen, F.; Fernandez, J.G.Model-based fault diagnosis and tolerant control: the ESA’s e.Deorbit mission

03.2019: Accepted paper, MDPI Future Internet 2019, Special issue on ICN

Sofia, Rute C.; Mendes, Paulo. An Overview on Push-based Communication Models for Information-Centric Networking

02.2019: New IRTF ICNRG draft

Mendes, Paulo; Sofia, Rute C.; Tsaoussidis, Vassilis; Diamantopoulos, Sotiris; Borrego, Carlos; Borrel, Joan; Sarros, Christos-Alessandros. nformation-centric Routing for Opportunistic Wireless Networks.

01.2019: Accepted paper, Sensors 2019, Special Issue on Wireless Location Tracking

Stankovic, S. S.; Stankovic, Milos; Johansson, Karl H.; Beko, Marko. On Consensus-based Distribution Blind Calibration of Sensor Networks

11.2018: Rute C. Sofia becomes Associate Editor of IEEE Access

11.2018: Accepted paper MDPI Sensors 2018, Special Issue on Wireless Location Tracking

Correia, Sergio; Beko, Marko; Cruz, Luis A. da Silva; Tomic, Slavisa. Elephant Herding Optimization for Energy-Based Localization

11.2018: Accepted paper Sensors 2018, Special Issue on Wireless Location Tracking

Tomic, Slavisa; Beko, Marko. Target Localization via Integrated and Segregated Ranging Based on RSS and TOA Measurements

11.2018: Results of the CEEC/COPELABS/JUNIOR2018: Prof. Dr. Pedro Sá Costa admitted.

10.2018: Rute C. Sofia becomes an IEEE Senior member

10.2018: Invited Talk: Cooperative wireless networking: Research challenges, P. Mendes, @LakesideLabs, University of Klagenfurt, Austria

09.2018: Accepted paper, ACM ICN 2018

P. Mendes, R. Sofia, V. Tsaoussidis, S. Diamantopoulos, J. Soares,Information-centric routing for opportunistic wireless networks. InProc. ACM ICN 2018, Sep. 2018.

09:2018: Accepted paper, IEEE WiMob

09.2018:C-BRAINs 2018/2019

C-BRAINS for 2018/2019 are out!

07.2018: Ciencia 2018

People-to-people Communication in Emergency Scenarios, P. Mendes, R. Sofia, M. Tavares, O. Aponte

06.2018: UMOBILE project

POC2 - information-centric communication in opportunistic scenarios, P. Mendes, M. Tavares, O. Aponte, R. Sofia, J. Soares


UMOBILE Demo in Italy, Umbria

04.2018 Accepted Book Chapter

 Rute C. Sofia, Liliana I. Carvalho., Francisco de Melo Pereira, Samrat Dattagupta.The Role of Smart Data in Inference of Human Behavior and Interaction. Book chapter. "Smart Data: State-of-the-Art and Perspectives in Computing and Applications".

03.2018 IRTF draft DABBER

Information-centric Routing for Opportunistic Wireless Networks





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