HTIR: Human-Technology Interaction and Robotics


Vieira, J., Marques, R., Pereira, F., Ferreiras, V., Santos, J.A., Noriega, P., “Categorization of Sounds for the Design of Clinical Auditory Alarms”. Proceedings of the e-Forum Acusticum, Dec.7-11 2020.


Silva, C., Vieira, J., Campos, J. C., Couto, R., & Ribeiro, A. N. (2020). Development and Validation of a Descriptive Cognitive Model for Predicting Usability Issues in a Low-Code Development Platform. Human Factors.


Soares, F.; Silva, E.; Pereira, F.; Silva, C.; Sousa, E.; Freitas, E. (2020). The Influence of Noise Emitted by Vehicles on Pedestrian Crossing Decision-Making: A Study in a Virtual Environment. Applied Sciences, 10, 2913. doi: 10.3390/app10082913


Cunha, A., Ferreira, F., Erlhagen, W., Sousa, E., Louro, L., Vicente, P., … & Bicho, E. (2020) Towards Endowing Collaborative Robots with Fast Learning for Minimizing Tutors’ Demonstrations: What and When to Do?. In: Silva M., Luís Lima J., Reis L., Sanfeliu A., Tardioli D. (eds) Robot 2019: Fourth Iberian Robotics Conference. ROBOT 2019. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 1092. Springer, Cham.


Mackay, A., Fortes, I., Santos, C., Machado, D., Barbosa, P., Vilas-Boas, V., Ferreira, J. P., Costa, N., Silva, C. & Sousa, E. (2019). The Impact of Autonomous Vehicles’ Active Feedback on Trust. In Advances in Safety Management and Human Factors – Proceedings of the International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (pp. 342-352). Springer International Publishing.


Vieira, J., Santos, J.A., Noriega, P. (2019). A review of design guidelines for clinical auditory alarms. In Cotrim, T.P., Serranheira, F., Sousa, P., Hignett, S., Albolino, S., Tartaglia, R. (Eds.), Health and Social Care Systems of the Future: Demographic Changes, Digital Age and Human Factors. Proceedings of the Healthcare Ergonomics and Patient Safety, HEPS, 3-5 July, 2019 Lisbon, Portugal. Springer.


Silva, C., & Campos, J. C. (2018). Towards a Simulation-Based Medical Education Platform for PVSio-Web. In IEEE International Conference on Graphics and Interaction (ICGI), Lisbon, Portugal, 2018, pp. 1-8.
doi: 10.1109/ITCGI.2018.8602845


Pereira, F., & Martens, W. L. (2018). Psychophysical Validation of Binaurally Processed Sound Superimposed upon Environmental Sound via an Unobstructed Pinna and an Open-Ear-Canal Earspeaker. In Audio Engineering Society Conference: 2018 AES International Conference on Spatial Reproduction-Aesthetics and Science, Tokyo, Japan, August 6-9. Audio Engineering Society.


Vieira, J., Santos, J.A., Noriega, P. (2018). Using semantic differential scales to assess the subjective perception of auditory warning signals. In Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFx-18), Aveiro, Portugal, September 4–8, 2018


Silva, C., Masci, P., Zhang, Y., Jones, P., Campos, C. (2018) A Use Error Taxonomy for Improving Human-Machine Interface Design in Medical Devices. ACM SIGBED Review, vol 16, n  2


Pazhoohi, F., Silva, C., Lamas, J., Mouta, S. , Santos, J., Arantes, J. (2018). “The effect of height and shoulder-to-hip ratio on interpersonal space in virtual environment.” Psychological Research: 1-10. DOI: 10.1007/s00426-017-0968-1


Noy, D., Mouta, S., Lamas, J., Basso, D., Silva, C., & Santos, J. A. (2017). “Audiovisual integration increases the intentional step synchronization of side-by-side walkers.” Human Movement Science, 56(Pt B), 71. DOI:10.1016/j.humov.2017.10.007


Silva RM, Lamas J, Silva CC, Coello Y, Mouta S, Santos JA (2017) “Judging time-to-passage of looming sounds: Evidence for the use of distance-based information.” PLoS ONE 12(5): e0177734. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0177734


Coelho, C. M., Silva, J., Pereira, A. F., Sousa, E., Taephant, N., Pisitsungkagarn, K. Santos. J. A. (2017). “Visual-vestibular and postural analysis of motion sickness, panic and acrophobia.” Acta Neurophyschologica, 15, 21-33. DOI: 10.5604/12321966.1237325


Soares, F., Freitas, E., Cunha, C., Silva, C., Lamas, J., Mouta, S., Santos, J. A. (2017). “Traffic noise: Annoyance assessment of real and virtual sounds based on close proximity measurements.” Transportation Research Part D. Transport and Environment. 52, 399-407. DOI: 10.1016/j.trd.2017.03.019

Silva R. M., Sousa, E., Fonseca, P., Pinheiro, A. R., Silva, C., Correia, M. V., Mouta, S. (2017) “Analysis and Quantification of Upper-Limb Movement in Motor Rehabilitation After Stroke.” In: Ibáñez J., González-Vargas J., Azorín J., Akay M., Pons J. (Eds) Converging Clinical and Engineering Research on Neurorehabilitation II. Biosystems & Biorobotics, vol 15. Springer, Cham. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-46669-9_37

Vieira, J., Osório, J. M. A., Mouta, S., Delgado, P., Portinha, A., Meireles, J. F., & Santos, J. A. (2017). “Kansei engineering as a tool for the design of in-vehicle rubber keypads.” Applied Ergonomics61, 1-11. DOI: 10.1016/j.apergo.2016.12.019

Lisboa, I. C., Vieira, J., Mouta, S., Machado, S., Ribeiro, N., Silva, E., Ribeiro, R. & Pereira, A. F. (2016). An MCDM approach to the selection of novel technologies for innovative in-vehicle information systems. International Journal of Decision Support System Technology (IJDSST), 8(1), 43-55.

Quesque, F., Ruggiero, G., Mouta, S., Santos, J., Iachini., Coello, Y. (2016). “Keeping you at arm’s length: modifying peripersonal space influences interpersonal distance.” Psychological Research: 1-12. DOI: 10.1007/s00426-016-0782-1

Silva, C., Mouta, S., & Santos, J. (2016). “Choosing audio devices on the basis of listeners’ spatial perception: A case study of Headphones vs in-Earphones.” In Consumer Electronics-Berlin (ICCE-Berlin), 2016 IEEE 6th International Conference on Consumer Electronics (pp. 129-132). IEEE, Berlim, Germany. DOI: 10.1109/ICCE-Berlin.2016.7684737

Freitas, E., Soares, F., Lamas, J. (2016). “Exploring Psychoacoustics indicators to assess close proximity tyre-road noise.” Presented at 9th Iberian Acoustics Congress. (pp. 1-10). Porto, Portugal.

Freitas, E. F., Cunha, C. A. C. D., Lamas, J., Mouta, S., & Santos, J. A. (2015). “A psychoacoustic based approach to pavement classification.” In 10th European Congress and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering (EuroNoise 2015) (pp. 2107-2112). Maastrich, Netherderlands.

Lamas, J., Silva, C. C. L., Silva, R. M. M. T. D., Mouta, S., Campos, J. C., & Santos, J. A. (2015). “Measuring end-to-end delay in real-time auralisation systems.” In 10th European Congress and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering (EuroNoise 2015). (pp. 791-796). Maastrich, Netherderlands.

Lisboa, M. I. A. C. P., Vieira, J., Mouta, S., Machado, S., Ribeiro, N., Silva, E., Ribeiro, A. R., & Pereira, A. F. (2015). “Measuring a technology’s potential for innovative In-Vehicle Information Systems: an MCDM approach using a large set of alternatives.” Proceedings of the 1st EWG-DSS International Conference on Decision Support System Technology on Big Data Analytics for Decision Making (ICDSST 2015). (pp. 38-38). Belgrade, Serbia.

Mouta, S., Silva, C., Silva, R. M., Fonseca, P., Pinheiro, A. R., Vila-Chã, C., Correia, M. V. (2015). “Upper-limb functional tasks: the effect of location, instruction and object.” Paper presented at the Proceedings of the 6th Portuguese Congress on Biomechanics, (pp. 1- 6). Leiria, Portugal.

Vieira, J., Sampaio, R., Nascimento, R., Ferreira, J. P., Machado, S., Ribeiro, N., Silva, E. & Mouta, S. (2015). “Gestures while driving: A guessability approach for a surface gestures taxonomy for in-vehicle indirect interaction.” In D. de Waard, K.A. Brookhuis, A. Toffetti, A. Stuiver, C. Weikert, D. Coelho, D. Manzey, A.B. Ünal, S. Röttger, and N. Merat (Eds.). Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Europe Chapter 2015 Annual Conference (pp. 1-15).

Silva C. C. L., Mouta S., Santos J. A., Creissac J. (2014). “Spatial limits for audiovisual unity assumption.” Perception 43 ECVP Abstract Supplement, page 35.

Silva, R. M., Mouta, S., Lamas, J., Santos, J. A., (2014). “The role of spatial and temporal information in passage estimation of looming stimuli.” Perception 43 ECVP Abstract Supplement, page 92.

Mendonça, C., Oliveira, M., Fontes, L., & Santos, J. (2014). “The effect of instruction to synchronize over step frequency while walking with auditory cues on a treadmill.” Human Movement Science. 33, 33-42. DOI: 10.1016/j.humov.2013.11.006

Campos, G., Dias, P., Vieira, J., Santos, J., Mendonça, C., Lamas, J. P., Silva, N., Lopes, S. (2014). “Acousticave: Auralisation models and applications in virtual reality environments.” Presented at 8º Congresso Ibérico de Acústica – European Symposium on Smart Cities and Environmental Acoustics. TecniAcustica, Murcia, Spain.

Silva C.C., Mendonça C., Mouta S., Silva R., Campos J.C., & Santos, J. (2013) “Depth Cues and Perceived Audiovisual Synchrony of Biological Motion.” PLOS ONE 8(11): e80096. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0080096

Vieira, J., Sousa, N., Soares, P., Oliveira, J.N. (2013). “Using Attentional Cues with Novice Players in an Interactive Serious Game.” Proceedings of the 5th annual International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies (EDULEARN13). Barcelona, Spain.



Fernandes, A., Sousa, N., Soares, P., Noy, D., Varajão, I., Oliveira, J. N. (2013). “Type of task in a mathematical skills videogame affects children’s perception of learning and amusement.” Paper presented at the 7th International Technology, Education and Development Conference (INTED2013). Valencia, Spain.

Mendonça, C., Freitas, E., Ferreira, J., Raimundo, I., & Santos, J. (2013). “Noise abatement and traffic safety: The trade-off of quieter engines and pavements on vehicle detection.” Accident Analysis & Prevention, 51, 11-17. DOI: 10.1016/j.aap.2012.10.018

Noy, D., Ribeiro, P. R, & Iurgel, A. I. (2013). “Embodied virtual agents as a means to foster e-inclusion of older people.” In P. Biswas, C. Duarte, P. Langdon, L. Almeida, & C. Jung (Eds.), A multimodal end-2-end approach to accessible computing. London: Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4471-6708-2_8

Kroger-Costa, A., Machado, A., & Santos, J. A. (2013). “Effects of Motion on Time Perception.” Behavioural Processes. 95: 50-59. DOI: 10.1016/j.beproc.2013.02.002

Oliveira, A., Campos, G., Dias, P., Murphy, D. T., Vieira, J., Mendonça, C., & Santos, J. (2013). “Real-time dynamic image-source implementation for auralisation.” In Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFx-13). (pp. 368-372). Maynooth, Ireland.

Mendonça C., Campos G., Dias P., Santos J.A. (2013). “Learning Auditory Space: Generalization and Long-Term Effects.” PLoS ONE 8(10): e77900. (pp.1-14).  DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0077900

Mendonça, C., Lamas, J., Barker, T., Campos, G., Dias, P., Pulkki, V., Silva, C., & Santos, J. (2013). “Reflection orders and auditory distance.” Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, vol. 19, 1-7. ICA 2013 – Montreal. DOI: 10.1121/1.4805398

Freitas, E., Mendonça, C., Santos, J., Murteira, C., & Ferreira, J. (2012). “Traffic noise abatement: How different pavements, vehicle speeds and traffic densities affect annoyance levels.” Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 17(4). (pp. 321-326). DOI: 10.1016/j.trd.2012.02.001

Barker, T., Campos, G., Dias, P., Vieira, J., Mendonça, C., & Santos, J. A. (2012). “Real-time auralisation system for virtual microphone positioning.” In Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFx-12). (pp. 1-7). York, UK.

Mendonça, C., Santos, J. A., Campos, G., Dias, P., & Vieira, J. (2012). “On the Adaptation to Non-Individualized HRTF Auralizations: A Longitudinal Study.” In Audio Engineering Society Conference: 45th International Conference: Applications of Time-Frequency Processing in Audio. Audio Engineering Society. (pp. 1-5). Helsinki, Finland.