About me

Hi, my name is André Mourão and I’m a PhD student atcropped-passe_square.png
Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universidade Nova Lisboa (FCT/UNL).

My e-mail is ax.mouraox@campus.fct.unl.pt (remove all ‘x’ characters).
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Curriculum vitæ

My advisor is Professor João Magalhães from the Search and Data Mining group at NovaLINCS.

Research

My research interests include multimedia information retrieval, data fusion algorithms, mainly in the medical information retrieval domain.

I’ve also researched affective interaction in games using facial expressions.

Degrees

PhD. Computer Science (ongoing).
Faculty of Science and Technology, Universidade Nova de Lisboa

2012 MSc. Computer Science.
Faculty of Science and Technology, Universidade Nova de Lisboa

2010 BSc. Computer Science.
Faculty of Science and Technology, Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Selected publications (see all…)

Competitive affective gamming: Winning with a smile
André Mourão and João Magalhães
Proceedings of the 21st ACM international conference on Multimedia (ACM MM 2013). 83-92

Crowdsourcing for affective-interaction in computer games
Gonçalo Tavares, André Mourão and João Magalhães
Proceedings of the 2nd ACM international workshop on Crowdsourcing for multimedia (CrowdMM’13). 7-12

Facial Expression Recognition by Sparse Reconstruction with Robust Features
André Mourão, Pedro Borges, Nuno Correia, João Magalhães
ICIAR 2013: Image Analysis and Recognition. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2013. 107-115

Assisted query formulation for multimodal medical case-based retrieval
André Mourão, Flávio Martins and João Magalhães
ACM SIGIR Workshop on Health Search and Discovery: Helping Users and Advancing Medicine 2013

Awards

Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge 2013 – Awarding Research of Practical Utility
2º place: MSc. category
Blog post

ACM SIGMM
Student Travel Grant for ACM Multimedia 2013

ELIAS network
Student Registration Fee Waiver for CLEF 2013

Other

10th Conference on Open Research Areas in Information Retrieval (OAIR ’13)
Local organization

Reviewer
ACM TOIS
ICMR 2014
CHI 2015