PIU: Perception, Interaction and Usability

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 keypadsApplied Ergonomics61, 1-11. DOI: 10.1016/j.apergo.2016.12.019

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.