Contact information:

João Pedro Oliveira

ISCTE-IUL – School of Tecnology and Architecture

Avª das Forças Armadas, 1649-026 Lisboa

Phone: +351 217903909






       RESEARCH           PUBLICATIONS           TEACHING           PROJECTS           STUDENTS



Researcher at Pattern and Image Analysis Group, Instituto de Telecomunicações


Current Research Interests:

·      Signal and image processing

o   Image restoration (denoising, deconvolution, blind deconvolution)

o   Image segmentation

o   Optimization methods

·      Machine learning / data mining

o   Supervised and unsupervised methods

o   Optimization methods



Journal Papers

·      J. Oliveira, M. Figueiredo, J. Bioucas-Dias, “Parametric Blur Estimation for Blind Restoration of Natural Images: Linear Motion and Out-of-Focus”,
IEEE Transactions on Image Processing,
vol. 23, pp. 466-477, 2014.

·      J. Oliveira, J. Bioucas-Dias, M. Figueiredo, “Adaptive total variation image deblurring: a majorization-minimization approach”,
Signal Processing, vol. 89, issue 9, pp. 2479-2493,  2009.


Conference Papers

·      J. Oliveira, J. Bioucas-Dias, M. Figueiredo, “Adaptive Total Variation Image Deconvolution: Application to Magnetic Ressonance Imaging”,
7th Conference on Telecommunications, Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal, May 2009.

·      J. Oliveira,  M. Figueiredo, J. Bioucas-Dias, “Blind estimation of motion blur parameters for image deconvolution”,
Iberian Conference on Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis – IbPRIA’2007, Girona, Spain, 2007.
Best paper award

·      M. Figueiredo,  J. Bioucas-Dias, J. Oliveira, R. Nowak, "On total-variation denoising: A new majorization-minimization algorithm and an experimental
comparison with wavalet denoising", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing - ICIP'2006, Atlanta, GA, USA, 2006

·      J. Bioucas-Dias, M. Figueiredo, J. Oliveira, "Adaptive Bayesian/total-variation image deconvolution: A majorization-minimization approach",
European Signal Processing Conference - EUSIPCO'2006, Florence, Italy, 2006.

·      J. Bioucas-Dias, M.  Figueiredo,  J. Oliveira, "Total-variation  image  deconvolution:  A majorization-minimization approach",
IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing - ICASSP'2006, Toulouse, France, 2006.


       Courses tought at ISCTE-IUL:

·      2014/2015

o   Fundamentos de Arquitectura de Computadores

·      2013/2014

o   Fundamentos de Arquitectura de Computadores

·      2012/2013

o   Fundamentos de Arquitectura de Computadores

·      2011/2012

o   Arquitectura de Computadores

o   Arquitectura de Computadores I

o   Arquitectura de Computadores II

o   Sistemas Operativos

·      2010/2011

o   Arquitectura de Computadores I

o   Introdução à Programação

o   Sistemas Operativos

·      2009/2010

o   Sistemas Operations

o   Arquitectura de Computadores

o   Arquitectura de Computadores II


       Research Projects:

·      Researcher of the project  Scanning Tunneling Microscopy Image Processing Tools”.


       Master Thesis Proposals:

·      Ano lectivo 2014/2015

o   Sistema de recomendação para unidades curriculares
Aluno: João Rita

o   Identificação do condutor a partir do modo de condução
Aluno: Júlio Ribeiro

o   Classificação automática do tipo de condução
Aluno: João Alves

·      Ano lectivo 2012/2013

o   Sistema de monitorização de consumos de energia eléctrica
Aluno: Marco Rebelo    Tese: (em curso)