Publications - Carlos E. Thomaz


Patent

D. Rueckert and C. E. Thomaz. Estimation of Within-Class Matrix in Image Classification. International Application Number: PCT/GB2005/001445. International Publication Number: WO 2005/101298, issued on 27 October 2005. US International Publication Number: US 2008/0137969 A1, issued on 12 June 2008.

Awards

C. E. Thomaz. CNPq Research Fellowship, CNPq, Brazil, March 2015 - February 2018.

C. E. Thomaz. Newton Advanced Fellowship, Royal Society, UK, March 2015 - February 2018.

C. E. Thomaz. CNPq Research Fellowship, CNPq, Brazil, March 2012 - February 2015.

C. E. Thomaz. Visiting Fellowship, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK, April-July 2012.

C. E. Thomaz. CNPq Research Fellowship, CNPq, Brazil, March 2009 - February 2012.

C. E. Thomaz and P. E. Santos. "Imagem, Estatística e Data Mining: Métodos Computacionais para Análise do Cérebro Humano" (in portuguese), Santander Prize on Science and Innovation, November 2005. Honorable Mention for the Best Research Project Award (category of services).

Books

A. Rocha, C. Thomaz, F. Rocha and J. Vieito. A practical guide to brain data analysis, World Scientific, 204pp, February 2017.

C. E. Thomaz, G. A. Giraldi and S. J. Gibson (Editors): Workshop on Face Processing Applications (WFPA) in the 29th Conference on Graphics, Patterns and Images (SIBGRAPI'16), Sao Jose dos Campos, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 6th October 2016.

A. C. Lorena, C. E. Thomaz and A. T. Pozo (Editors): 12th Brazilian Symposium on Neural Networks, SBRN'2012, Conference Publishing Services, IEEE Computer Society, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil, 20-25 October 2012.

T. B. Ludermir, K. Figueiredo and C. E. Thomaz (Editors): 11th Brazilian Symposium on Neural Networks, SBRN'2010, Conference Publishing Services, IEEE Computer Society, Sao Bernardo do Campo, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 23-28 October 2010.

Book Chapters

M. P. Fernandes, J. R. Sato, G. F. Busatto and C. E. Thomaz. Classificacao estatistica e predicao da doenca de Alzheimer por meio de imagens medicas do encefalo humano, book chapter, Avancos em Visao Computacional, chapter 1, pp. 1-26, L. A. P Neves, H. V. Neto and A. Gonzaga, Eds., Brazil: Omnipax, ISBN 978-85-64619-09-8, December 2012.

A. Sobiecki, G. A. Giraldi, L. A. P. Neves, G. J. F. Gattas and C. E. Thomaz. Arcabouco computacional para segmentacao e restauracao digital de artefatos em imagens frontais de face, book chapter, Avancos em Visao Computacional, chapter 17, pp. 325-344, L. A. P Neves, H. V. Neto and A. Gonzaga, Eds., Brazil: Omnipax, ISBN 978-85-64619-09-8, December 2012.

A. C. Xavier, J. R. Sato, G. A. Giraldi, P. S. S. Rodrigues and C. E. Thomaz. Classificacao e extracao de caracteristicas discriminantes de imagens 2D de ultrassonografia mamaria, book chapter, Avancos em Visao Computacional, chapter 4, pp. 65-84, L. A. P Neves, H. V. Neto and A. Gonzaga, Eds., Brazil: Omnipax, ISBN 978-85-64619-09-8, December 2012.

C. E. Thomaz, V. Amaral, G. A. Giraldi, E. C. Kitani, J. R. Sato and D. F. Gillies. A multi-linear statistical method for discriminant analysis of 2D frontal face images, book chapter, Cross-Disciplinary Applications of Artificial Intelligence and Pattern Recognition: Advancing Technologies, chapter 2, pp. 18-33, V. Mago and N. Bhatia, Eds., USA: IGI Publishing, ISBN 978-161-350-429-1, December 2011.

E. C. Kitani, E. M. Hernandez, G. A. Giraldi and C. E. Thomaz. Exploring and understanding the high dimensional and sparse image face space: a self-organized manifold mapping, book chapter, New Approaches to Characterization and Recognition of Faces, chapter 12, pp. 225-238, P. Corcoran, Ed., Rijeka, Croatia: InTech, ISBN 978-953-307-515-0, August 2011.

P. E. Santos, R. Freire, D. N. dos Santos, C. E. Thomaz,  P. C. Sallet, G. F. Busatto and A. Cohn. A region-based ontology of the brain ventricular system and its relation to schizophrenia, book chapter, Qualitative Spatio-Temporal Representation and Reasoning: Trends and Future Directions, chapter 7, pp. 255-272, S. Hazarika, Ed., Hershey, PA USA: IGI Publishing, ISBN 978-1-61692-868-1, May 2012.

C. E. Thomaz, R. D. Leao, J. R. Sato and G. F. Busatto. Extracting discriminant information from neuroimages: a multivariate computational framework to analyze the whole human brain. In Handbook of Neuropsychiatry Research, Neuroscience Research Progress Series, pp. 159-192, R. S. Davies, Ed., New York, USA: Nova Science Publishers, ISBN 978-1-61668-138-8, 2010.

Journals

R. A. L. Moreto, C. E. Thomaz and S. P. Gimenez. Gaussian fitness functions for optimizing analog CMOS integrated circuits, IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems, vol. 36, no. 10, pp. 1620-1632, October 2017.

T. A. Filisbino, G. A. Giraldi and C. E. Thomaz. Ranking tensor subspaces in weighted multilinear principal component analysis, International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, vol. 31, no. 7, 35pp., 2017.

I. R. S. Gregori, I. Sanches and C. E. Thomaz. Clutch judder classification and prediction: A multivariate statistical analysis based on torque signals, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 64, no. 5, pp. 4287-4295, May 2017.

R. A. L. Moreto, A. L. P. Rotondaro, C. E. Thomaz and S. P. Gimenez. From architecture to manufacturing: An accurate framework for optimal operational transconductance amplifier design, International Journal of High Performance Systems Architecture, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 187-196, 2016.

F. T. Rocha, R. G. M. Junior, T. O. Horta, F. H. G. Cesar, D. M. D'Israel, W. da Silva and C. E. Thomaz. EEG acquisition and processing for cognitive brain mapping during chess problem solving, IEEE Latin America Transactions, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 1129-1134, March 2016.

J. R. Sato, J. Moll, S. Green, J. F. W. Deakin, C. E. Thomaz and R. Zahn. Machine learning algorithm accurately detects fMRI signature of vulnerability to major depression, Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, vol. 233, no. 2, pp. 289-291, August 2015.

G. F. Miranda Jr., G. A. Giraldi, C. E. Thomaz and R. D. Millan. Composition of local normal coordinates and polyhedral geometry in riemannian manifold learning, International Journal of Natural Computing Research, Special Issue on National Meeting of Artificial and Computational Intelligence, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 37-68, April 2015.

T. A. Filisbino, G. A. Giraldi and C. E. Thomaz. Comparing ranking methods for tensor components in multilinear and concurrent subspace analysis with applications in face images, International Journal of Image and Graphics, vol. 15, no. 1, 35pp., February 2015.

F. T. Rocha, E. Massad, C. E. Thomaz and A. F. Rocha. EEG brain mapping of normal and learning disabled children using factor and linear discriminant analyses, Journal of Neurology and Neurophysiology, vol. 6, no. 1, 7pp., December 2014.

C. E. Thomaz, E. L. Hall, G. A. Giraldi, P. G. Morris, R. Bowtell and M. J. Brookes. A priori-driven multivariate statistical approach to reduce the dimensionality of MEG signals, Electronics Letters, vol. 49, no. 18, pp. 1123-1124, August 2013 (feature interview).

T. A. Filisbino, V. Vescovini, G. A. Giraldi and C. E. Thomaz. Representacao tensorial para imagens de faces, reducao de dimensionalidade e reconstrucao, Revista Eletronica de Iniciacao Cientifica (REIC), vol. 13, no. 4, 20pp., 2013.

E. L. Hall, M. W. Woolrich, C. E. Thomaz, P. G. Morris and M. J. Brookes. Using variance information in magnetoencephalography measures of functional connectivity, NeuroImage, vol. 67, pp. 203-212, February 2013.

A. Sobiecki, G. A. Giraldi, L. A. P. Neves and C. E. Thomaz. An automatic framework for segmentation and digital inpainting of 2D frontal face images, IEEE Latin America Transactions, vol. 10, no. 6, pp. 2263-2272, December 2012.

R. A. L. Moreto, T. T. Rego, A. P. M. Leme, C. E. Thomaz and S. P. Gimenez. Projeto de um OTA CMOS por meio de um sistema evolucionario integrado ao SPICE, Revista Controle e Automacao, Sociedade Brasileira de Automatica, vol. 23, no. 6, pp. 694-710, December 2012.

J. R. Sato, R. Oliveira-Souza, C. E. Thomaz, R. Basilio, I. E. Bramati, E. A. Junior, F. Tovar-Moll, R. D. Hare and J. Moll. Identification of psychopathic individuals using pattern classification of MR images, Social Neuroscience, special issue on Neuropsychiatric Disorders, pp. 1-13, May 2011.

T. Kasparek, C. E. Thomaz, J. R. Sato, D. Schwarz, E. Janousova, R. Marecek, R. Prikryl, J. Vanicek, A. Fujita and E. Ceskova. Maximum-uncertainty linear discrimination analysis of first-episode schizophrenia subjects, Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, vol. 191, no. 3, pp. 174-181, March 2011.

J. R. Sato, A. Fujita, E. F. Cardoso, C. E. Thomaz, M. J. Brammer and E. A. Junior. Analyzing the connectivity between regions of interest: an approach based on cluster Granger causality for fMRI data analysis, NeuroImage, vol. 52, no. 4, pp. 1444-1455, October 2010.

P. E. Santos, C. E. Thomaz, D. N. dos Santos, R. Freire, J. R. Sato, P. C. Sallet, M. R. Louza, G. F. Busatto and W. F. Gattaz. Exploring the knowledge contained in neuroimages: statistical discriminant analysis and automatic segmentation of the most significant changes, Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, vol. 49, pp. 105-115, 2010.

C. E. Thomaz and G. A. Giraldi. A new ranking method for Principal Components Analysis and its application to face image analysis, Image and Vision Computing, vol. 28, no. 6, pp. 902-913, June 2010.

J. R. Sato, A. Fujita, C. E. Thomaz, M. G. Morais-Martin, J. Mourao-Miranda, M. J. Brammer and E. A. Junior. Evaluating SVM and MLDA in the extraction of discriminant regions for mental state prediction, NeuroImage, vol. 46, no. 1, pp. 105-114, May 2009.

A. Fujita, L. R. Gomes, J. R. Sato,  R. Yamaguchi, C. E. Thomaz, M. C. Sogayar and S. Miyano. Multivariate gene expression analysis reveals functional connectivity changes between normal/tumoral prostates, BMC Systems Biology, 2:106, 5th December 2008.

G. A. Giraldi, P. S. Rodrigues, E. C. Kitani and C. E. Thomaz. Dimensionality Reduction, Classification and Reconstruction Problems in Statistical Learning Approaches, Revista de Informatica Teorica e Aplicada (RITA), Special Issue on SIBGRAPI'07 Tutorials, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 141-173, 2008.

J. R. Sato, C. E. Thomaz, E. F. Cardoso, A. Fujita, M. G. Morais-Martin and E. A. Junior. Hyperplane Navigation: a method to set individual scores in fMRI group datasets, NeuroImage, vol. 42, no. 4, pp. 1473-1480, October 2008.

G. A. Giraldi, P. S. Rodrigues, E. C. Kitani, J. R. Sato and C. E. Thomaz. Statistical Learning Approaches for Discriminant Features Selection, Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 7-22, June 2008.

C. E. Thomaz, F. L. S. Duran, G. F. Busatto, D. F. Gillies and D. Rueckert. Multivariate Statistical Differences of MRI samples of the Human Brain, Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision, vol. 29, no. 2-3, pp. 95-106, November 2007.

C. E. Thomaz, J. P. Boardman, S. Counsell, D.L.G. Hill, J. V. Hajnal, A. D. Edwards, M. A. Rutherford, D. F. Gillies and D. Rueckert.  A Multivariate Statistical Analysis of the Developing Human Brain in Preterm Infants, Image and Vision Computing, vol. 25, no. 6, pp. 981-994, June 2007.

C. E. Thomaz, E. C. Kitani and D. F. Gillies. A Maximum Uncertainty LDA-based approach for Limited Sample Size problems - with application to Face Recognition, extended version of the SIBGRAPI'05 paper, Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 7-18, September 2006.

C. E. Thomaz, D. F. Gillies and R. Q. Feitosa. A New Covariance Estimate for Bayesian Classifiers in Biometric Recognition, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, Special Issue on Image- and Video-Based Biometrics, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 214-223, February 2004.

C. E. Thomaz, D. F. Gillies and R. Q. Feitosa. Using Mixture Covariance Matrices to Improve Face and Facial Expression Recognitions, extended version of the AVBPA'01 paper, Pattern Recognition Letters, Special Issue on Biometric Person Authentication, vol. 24, no. 13, pp. 2159-2165, September 2003.

A. S. d'Avila Garcez and C. E. Thomaz. Book Review: Neural Networks for Pattern Recognition, by Christopher M. Bishop, Oxford University Press, Journal of Logic and Computation, vol. 13, no. 4, August 2003.

Conference/Workshop/Symposium Proceedings

T. A. Filisbino, L. B. Simao, G. A. Giraldi and C. E. Thomaz. Combining deep learning and multi-class discriminant analysis for granite tiles classification. In proceedings of the XIII Workshop de Visao Computacional, WVC 2017, 6pp., Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, 30th October - 1st November 2017 (to appear).

F. T. Rocha, L. R. S. Junior, F. H. G. Cesar, G. A. Giraldi and C. E. Thomaz. Chess experience and EEG brain cortical organisation: An analysis using entropy, multivariate statistics and Loreta sources. In proceedings of the 30th Conference on Graphics, Patterns and Images, SIBGRAPI 2017, 8pp., Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 17th-20th October 2017 (to appear).

C. E. Thomaz, V. Amaral, G. A. Giraldi, D. F. Gillies and D. Rueckert. Is human face processing a feature- or pattern-based task? Evidence using a unified computational method driven by eye movements. In proceedings of the 40th European Conference on Visual Perception, ECVP 2017, Berlin, Germany, 27th-31st August 2017 (arXiv).

L. R. S. Junior, F. H. G. Cesar, F. T. Rocha and C. E. Thomaz. EEG and eye movement maps of chess players. In proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods, ICPRAM 2017, pp. 434-441, Porto, Portugal, 24th-27th February 2017.

D. A. D. Fabbro and C. E. Thomaz. Contagem e cognicao numerica: Experimentos com eye-tracking. In proceedings of the 4th Symposium on Knowledge Discovery, Mining and Learning, KDMiLe'16, 8pp, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil, 9th-12th October 2016.

T. A. Filisbino, G. A. Giraldi and C. E. Thomaz. Ranking eigenfaces through adaboost and perceptron ensembles. In proceedings of the 29th SIBGRAPI, Conference on Graphics, Patterns and Images, Workshop on Face Processing Applications, 4pp., Sao Jose dos Campos, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 4th-7th October 2016.

I. R. R. Xavier, G. A. Giraldi, S. J. Gibson, G. J. F. Gattas, D. Rueckert and C. E. Thomaz. Construction of a spatio-temporal face atlas: Experiments using Down Syndrome samples. In proceedings of the 29th SIBGRAPI, Conference on Graphics, Patterns and Images, Workshop on Face Processing Applications, 4pp., Sao Jose dos Campos, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 4th-7th October 2016.

T. A. Filisbino, G. A. Giraldi and C. E. Thomaz. Approaches for multi-class discriminant analysis for ranking principal components. In proceedings of the XII Workshop de Visao Computacional, WVC'16, pp. 283-288, Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, 9th-11th November 2016 (second best poster award).

F. P. Luca and C. E. Thomaz. A method of generating artificial 2D images with different depth of fields. In proceedings of the XII Workshop de Visao Computacional, WVC'16, pp. 277-282, Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, 9th-11th November 2016.

T. A. Filisbino, G. A. Giraldi and C. E. Thomaz. Ranking principal components in face spaces through adaboost.m2 linear ensemble. In proceedings of the 29th SIBGRAPI, Conference on Graphics, Patterns and Images, 8pp., Sao Jose dos Campos, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 4th-7th October 2016.

C. E. Thomaz, V. Amaral, D. F. Gillies and D. Rueckert. Priori-driven dimensions of face-space: Experiments incorporating eye-tracking information. In proceedings of the 9th Symposium on Eye Tracking Research and Applications, ETRA-2016, pp. 279-282, ACM SIGGRAPH Press, Charleston, SC, USA, 14th-17th March 2016.

V. Amaral, G. A. Giraldi and C. E. Thomaz. A statistical quadtree decomposition to improve face analysis. In proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods, ICPRAM-2016, pp. 375-380, Rome, Italy, 24th-26th February 2016.

T. A. Filisbino, G. A. Giraldi, C. E. Thomaz and D. Leite. Multi-class discriminant analysis based on SVM ensembles for ranking principal components. In proceedings of the 36th Ibero-Latin American Congress on Computational Methods in Engineering, CILAMCE-2015, 20pp., Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 22nd-25th November 2015.

R. A. L. Moreto, C. E. Thomaz, A. L. P. Rotondaro and S. P. Gimenez. From architecture to manufacturing: an accurate framework for optimal OTA design. In proceedings of the 2nd Latin-American Conference on Computational Intelligence, LA-CCI, 6pp., IEEE CS Press, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil, 13th - 16th October 2015.

S. A. Castro, L. Sanchez, G. F. Busatto and C. E. Thomaz. Multimodal discriminant analysis of biomarkers in Alzheimer's disease. In proceedings of the 11th Workshop de Visao Computacional, WVC'15, pp. 118-123, Sao Carlos, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 5th-7th October 2015.

F. P. de Luca and C. E. Thomaz. Analysis of methods for extraction of information on images with low-depth of field. In proceedings of the Congresso SAE Brasil 2015, 10pp., Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 22nd-24th September 2015.

I. R. R. Xavier, M. V. S. Pereira, G. A. Giraldi, S. J. Gibson, C. J. Solomon, D. Rueckert, D. F. Gillies and C. E. Thomaz. A photo-realistic generator of most expressive and discriminant changes in 2D face images. In proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Emerging Security Technologies, EST-2015, pp. 80-85, IEEE CS Press, Braunschweig, Germany, 3rd-5th September 2015.

F. H. G. Cesar, F. T. Rocha and C. E. Thomaz. ChessLab: Um arcabouco computacional para aquisicao e processamento de sinais de rastreamento ocular em jogadas de xadrez. In proceedings of the 28th SIBGRAPI, Conference on Graphics, Patterns and Images, Workshop of Works in Progress, 4pp., Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, 27th-29th August 2015.

V. Amaral, G. A. Giraldi and C. E. Thomaz. Statistical and cognitive spatial mapping applied to face analysis. In proceedings of the 28th SIBGRAPI, Conference on Graphics, Patterns and Images, Workshop of Works in Progress, 4pp., Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, 27th-29th August 2015.

S. A. Castro, L. Sanchez, G. F. Busatto and C. E. Thomaz. A multimodal discriminant analysis of biomarkers for early prediction of Alzheimer's disease. In the 1st Latin American Brain Mapping Network Meeting, LABMAN'15, Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 13th-14th March 2015.

V. Amaral, G. A. Giraldi and C. E. Thomaz. Segmentacao espacial nao uniforme aplicada ao reconhecimento de genero e expressoes faciais. In proceedings of the 11th Encontro Nacional de Inteligencia Artificial, ENIAC'14, pp. 383-388, Sao Carlos, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 18th-23rd October 2014.

I. R. R. Xavier and C. E. Thomaz. Effect of non-rigid alignment using free-form deformation in frontal face images. In proceedings of the 10th Workshop de Visao Computacional, WVC'14, pp. 91-96, Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil, 6th-8th October 2014.

I. R. S. Gregori, C. G. Martins and C. E. Thomaz. Multivariate judder behaviour analysis of dry clutches based on torque signal and friction material. In proceedings of the 10th Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference, VPPC'14, 5pp., IEEE CS Press, Coimbra, Portugal, 27th-30th October 2014.

F. T. Rocha, C. E. Thomaz, A. F. Rocha and E. Massad. Brain mapping and interpretation of reading processing in children using EEG and multivariate statistical analysis. In proceedings of the 27th SIBGRAPI, Conference on Graphics, Patterns and Images, pp. 251-258, IEEE CS Press, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 27th-30th August 2014.

V. Amaral and C. E. Thomaz. Um estudo sobre o detalhamento espacial de descritores locais aplicados ao reconhecimento de genero e expressoes faciais (extended abstract). In proceedings of the III Simposio de Pesquisa do Grande ABC, SPGABC'13, 2pp., Sao Bernardo do Campo, Sao Paulo, 4th-5th November 2013.

S. A. Castro and C. E. Thomaz. Uma revisao atualizada sobre o uso de biomarcadores para a predicao da doenca de Alzheimer (extended abstract). In proceedings of the III Simposio de Pesquisa do Grande ABC, SPGABC'13, 2pp., Sao Bernardo do Campo, Sao Paulo, 4th-5th November 2013.

G. F. Miranda Jr., G. A. Giraldi, C. E. Thomaz, R. D. Millan. Aprendizagem e Sintese de Variedades via Coordenadas Normais de Riemann Locais e Baricentricas. In proceedings of the X Encontro Nacional de Inteligencia Artificial e Computacional, ENIAC'13, 12pp., Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil, 20th-24th October 2013.

V. Amaral, G. A. Giraldi and C. E. Thomaz. LBP estatistico aplicado ao reconhecimento de expressoes faciais. In proceedings of the X Encontro Nacional de Inteligencia Artificial e Computacional, ENIAC'13, 12pp., Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil, 20th-24th October 2013.

R. A. L. Moreto, S. P. Gimenez and C. E. Thomaz. Analysis of a new evolutionary system elitism for improving the optimization of a CMOS OTA. In proceedings of the BRICS Countries Congress on Computational Intelligence, Applications in Industry Symposium, pp. 628-637, IEEE CS Press, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil, 8th - 11th September 2013.

R. A. L. Moreto, G. A. Silva, C. E. Thomaz and S. P. Gimenez. Variability analysis of the CMOS OTA performance designed by and evolutionary system. In proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on Circuits and System Design WCAS 2013, 4pp., Curitiba, Parana, Brazil, 3rd - 6th September 2013.

T. A. Filisbino, G. A. Giraldi and C. E. Thomaz. Ranking methods for tensor components analysis and their application to face images. In proceedings of the 26th SIBGRAPI (Conference on Graphics, Patterns and Images), 8pp., IEEE CS Press, Arequipa, Peru, 5th-8th August 2013.

E. L. Hall, M. W. Woolrich, C. E. Thomaz, P. G. Morris and M. J. Brookes. Inclusion of variance information in MEG measures of functional connectivity. In the 19th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, OHBM'13, Seattle, USA, 16th-20th June 2013.

C. E. Thomaz, E. L. Hall, P. G. Morris, R. Bowtell and M. J. Brookes. A MEG multivariate data exploratory analysis based on prior knowledge. In the 19th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, OHBM'13, Seattle, USA, 16th-20th June 2013.

A. Sobiecki, A. C. Telea, G. A. Giraldi, L. A. P. Neves and C. E. Thomaz. Low-cost automatic inpainting for artifact suppression in facial images. In proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications, VISAPP'2013, pp. 41-50, Barcelona, Spain, 21st-24th February 2013.

C. E. Thomaz, G. A. Giraldi, J. P. Costa and D. F. Gillies. A priori-driven PCA. In proceedings of the 11th Asian Conference on Computer Vision, ACCV'2012, Workshop on Face Analysis: The intersection of computer vision and human perception, Springer LNCS 7729, pp. 236-247, Daejeon Convention Center, Daejeon, Korea, 5th-9th November 2012.

G. J. F. Gattas, C. Figaro-Garcia, C. E. Thomaz, R. Cardinali, V. Amaral, M. Pereira, F. T. Goncalves, V. L. R. Alves, A. C. M. Slimene, C. Fridman and L. R. Battistella. The risk of missing children and adolescents with disabilities: A Brazilian experience (abstract). In proceedings of the International Conference on Forensic Research and Technology, Journal of Forensic Research, special issue, vol. 3, no. 8, pp. 71, Illinois, USA, 15th-17th October 2012.

V. Amaral, G. J. F. Gattas, C. Figaro-Garcia, R. Cardinali, M. Pereira, F. T. Goncalves, V. L. R. Alves, A. C. M. Slimene, C. Fridman, L. R. Battistella an C. E. Thomaz. Extraction and comparison of local and global features for automatic recognition of face images (abstract). In proceedings of the International Conference on Forensic Research and Technology, Journal of Forensic Research, special issue, vol. 3, no. 8, pp. 93, Illinois, USA, 15th-17th October 2012.

J. L. Minoi, C. E. Thomaz and D. F. Gillies. Tensor-based multivariate statistical discriminant methods for face applications. In proceedings of the International Conference on Statistics in Science, Business, and Engineering, ICSSBE'2012, pp. 1-6, IEEE Press, Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia, 10th-12th September 2012.

V. Amaral and C. E. Thomaz. Extracao e comparacao de caracteristicas locais e globais para o reconhecimento automatico de imagens de faces.  In proceedings of the VIII Workshop de Visao Computacional WVC 2012, 6pp., Universidade Federal de Goias, Goiania, Goias, Brazil, 27th - 30th May 2012.

R. A. L. Moreto, C. E. Thomaz and S. P. Gimenez. AGSPICE: A New Analog ICs Design Tool Based On Evolutionary Electronics Used For Extracting Additional Design Recommendations. In proceedings of the 8th International Caribbean Conference on Devices, Circuits and Systems ICCDCS, 4pp., IEEE Press, Mexico, 2012.

J. L. Minoi, C. E. Thomaz and D. F. Gillies. Synthesizing 3D face shapes using tensor-based multivariate statistical discriminant methods. In proceedings of the International Conference on Informatics Engineering and Information Science ICIEIS'2011, Communications in Computer and Information Science CCIS, vol. 254, pp. 413-426, Springer-Verlag, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 14th-16th November 2011.

G. A. Giraldi, E. C. Kitani, E. M. Hernandez and C. E. Thomaz. Discriminant Component Analysis and Self-Organized Manifold Mapping for Exploring and Understanding Image Face Spaces. In proceedings of the 24th SIBGRAPI (Conference on Graphics, Patterns and Images), Tutorials of SIBGRAPI 2011, pp. 25-38, IEEE CS Press, Maceio, Alagoas, Brazil, 28th-31st August 2011.

R. A. L. Moreto, C. E. Thomaz and S. P. Gimenez. Correlation study of MOSFETs inversion regimes of an OTA by using evolutionary electronics. In proceedings of the First Workshop on Circuits and System Design WCAS 2011, 4pp., Joao Pessoa, Paraiba, Brazil, 30th August - 2nd September 2011.

E. Z. Tenorio and C. E. Thomaz. Analise multilinear discriminante de formas frontais de imagens 2D de face. In proceedings of the X Simposio Brasileiro de Automacao Inteligente SBAI 2011, pp. 266-271, Universidade Federal de Sao Joao del Rei, Sao Joao del Rei, Minas Gerais, Brazil, 18th - 21st September 2011.

A. P. M. Leme, S. P. Gimenez and C. E. Thomaz. Desvendando os limites de otimizacao de um OTA CMOS por meio da eletronica evolucionaria extrinseca. In proceedings of the X Simposio Brasileiro de Automacao Inteligente SBAI 2011, pp. 3-8, Universidade Federal de Sao Joao del Rei, Sao Joao del Rei, Minas Gerais, Brazil, 18th - 21st September 2011.

A. Sobiecki, L. A. P. Neves, G. A. Giraldi, G. J. F. Gattas and C. E. Thomaz. Segmentacao e Restauracao Digital para Eliminacao de Artefatos em Imagens Frontais de Face. In proceedings of the VII Workshop de Visao Computacional WVC 2011, pp. 51-56, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil, 22nd - 25th May 2011.

A. C. Xavier, J. R. Sato, G. A. Giraldi and C. E. Thomaz. Analise discriminante e classificacao de imagens 2D de ultrassonografia mamaria. In proceedings of the VII Workshop de Visao Computacional WVC 2011, pp. 67-72, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil, 22nd - 25th May 2011.

M. P. Fernandes, J. R. Sato, G. F. Busatto and C. E. Thomaz. Mapeamento estatistico parametrico das alteracoes estruturais cerebrais devido a doenca de Alzheimer e ao transtorno cognitivo leve. In proceedings of the VII Workshop de Visao Computacional WVC 2011, pp. 22-27, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil, 22nd - 25th May 2011.

V. Amaral, C. Figaro-Garcia, G. J. F. Gattas and C. E. Thomaz. Image Processing and Recognition of Face Photographs from Missing Children and Teenagers (abstract), Clinics, Scientific Journal of Hospital das Clinicas da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, 4o. Simposio de Avancos em Pesquisas Medicas, vol. 65, supplement 6, s140, Centro de Convencoes Reboucas, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 30th September - 1st October 2010.

E. C. Kitani, E. Hernandez, C. E. Thomaz and L. Silva. Visual Interpretation of Self-Organizing Maps. In proceedings of the XI Brazilian Symposium on Neural Networks SBRN'10, IEEE CS Press, pp. 37-42, Sao Bernardo do Campo, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 23rd-28th October 2010.

R. D. Leao, J. R. Sato and C. E. Thomaz. Extracao multilinear de informacoes discriminantes em imagens de ressonancia magnetica do cerebro humano. In proceedings of the 10th Workshop de Informatica Medica WIM'10, XXX Brazilian Computing Society Congress (SBC), pp. 1740-1749, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil, July 2010.

A. Sobiecki, C. E. Thomaz and L. A. P. Neves. To a better digitalization and visualization of frontal face photographs (extended abstract). In proceedings of IV European Conference on Computational Mechanics, Image Processing and Visualization Symposium, id. 1131, p. 32, Paris, France, 16th-21st May 2010.

A. Sobiecki, C. E. Thomaz and L. A. P. Neves. "Identificacao e Eliminacao Automatica de Carimbos em Imagens Faciais" (extended abstract). In proceedings of IX ERMAC-RJ 2009, Petropolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 2009.

C. E. Thomaz, V. Amaral, G. A. Giraldi, E. C. Kitani, J. R. Sato and D. F. Gillies. A multi-linear discriminant analysis of 2D frontal face images. In proceedings of SIBGRAPI'09, IEEE CS Press, pp. 216-223, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 11th-14th October 2009.

A. Sobiecki, C. E. Thomaz and L. A. P. Neves. "Uma Proposta de Melhoria Automática em Imagens Faciais". In proceedings of the V Workshop de Visao Computacional, 5pp., Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2nd - 4th September 2009.

T. T. do Rego, S. P. Gimenez and C. E. Thomaz. Mapping and understanding the multivariate and multi-objective optimization behaviour of a SOI CMOS OTA using genetic algorithms. In proceedings of the 9th Students Forum on Microelectronic SForum'09, 4pp., Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, August 31st - September 3rd 2009.

J. R. Sato, C. E. Thomaz, E. F. Cardoso, A. Fujita, M. G. Morais-Martin and E. A. Junior. Individual latent state scoring based on hyperplane navigation (abstract). In the 15th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping HBM'09, 2009, San Francisco. Neuroimage - Organization for Human Brain Mapping 2009 Annual Meeting, 2009. v. 47. p. S79.

C. E. Thomaz and G. A. Giraldi. A Kernel Maximum uncertainty Discriminant Analysis and its Application to Face Recognition. In proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications VISAPP'09, pp. 341-346, Lisboa, Portugal, 5th-8th February 2009.

G. A. Silva, M. C. F. de Castro and C. E. Thomaz. A Multivariate Statistical Analysis of Muscular Biopotential for Human Arm Movement Characterization. In proceedings of the International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing BIOSIGNALS'09, pp. 227-232, Porto, Portugal, 14th-17th January 2009.

J. L. da Silva, V. F. Pereira and C. E. Thomaz. "Desenvolvimento de um Modulo de Reconhecimento Facial para o Robot Peoplebot" (abstract), 16th Simposio Internacional de Iniciacao Científica da USP, SIICUSP'08, 1pp., Sao Paulo, Brazil, November 5th-7th 2008.

C. E. Thomaz and G. A. Giraldi. Discriminant Eigenfaces: A New Ranking Method for Principal Components Analysis. In proceedings of the 19th Brazilian Symposium on Artificial Intelligence SBIA'08, Springer-Verlag LNAI 5249, pp. 43-52, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, October 2008.

J. Minoi, S. H. Amin, C. E. Thomaz and D. F. Gillies. Synthesizing Realistic Expressions in 3D Face Data Sets. In proceedings of the 2nd IEEE International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications and Systems BTAS'08, pp. 1-6, Washington DC, USA, 29th September - 1st October 2008.

L. A. Celiberto Jr., V. M. Pereira F., J. P. Matsuura, P. E. Santos and C. E. Thomaz. "Quantificacao de regioes cerebrais utilizando processamento de imagens". In proceedings of the XVII Congresso Brasileiro de Automática CBA'08, 6pp., Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil, Setembro 2008.

T. T. do Rego, S. P. Gimenez and C. E. Thomaz. Analog Integrated Circuits Design by means of Genetic Algorithms. In proceedings of the 8th Students Forum on Microelectronic SForum'08, 4pp., Gramado, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, September 1st - 4th 2008.

N. A. O. Aguiar, S. H. A. Oliveira and C. E. Thomaz. "Analise Estatistica Multivariada de Imagens Cerebrais de Controles e Pacientes com Alzheimer e Transtorno Obsessivo Compulsivo". In proceedings of the 8th Workshop de Informatica Medica WIM'08, XXVIII Brazilian Computing Society Congress (SBC), pp. 41-50, Belem, Para, Brazil, July 2008.

P. E. Santos, C. E. Thomaz, L. A. Celiberto Jr., F. L. S. Duran, W. F. Gattaz, and G. F. Busatto. Assimilating knowledge from neuroimages in schizophrenia diagnostics. In Logic and Probability for Scene Interpretation Dagstuhl Seminar Proceedings, v. 08091, Dagstuhl, Germany, 24th - 29th February 2008.

E. C. Kitani and C. E. Thomaz. "Analise de Discriminantes Lineares para Modelagem e Reconstrucao de Imagens de Face".  In proceedings of the 6th Encontro Nacional de Inteligencia Artificial ENIA'07, pp. 962-971, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, July 2007 (slides).  Selected for the Best Paper Award.

C. E. Thomaz, P. S. Rodrigues and G. A. Giraldi. Using Face Images to Investigate the Differences between LDA and SVM Separating Hyper-planes. In proceedings of the II Workshop de Visao Computacional, pp. 151-156, USP Sao Carlos, Sao Paulo, Brazil, October 2006.

C. E. Thomaz, N. A. O. Aguiar, S. H. A. Oliveira, F. L. S. Duran, G. F. Busatto, D. F. Gillies and D. Rueckert. Extracting Discriminative Information from Medical Images: A Multivariate Linear Approach. In proceedings of SIBGRAPI'06, IEEE CS Press, pp. 113-120, Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil, October 2006.

E. C. Kitani, C. E. Thomaz and D. F. Gillies. A Statistical Discriminant Model for Face Interpretation and Reconstruction. In proceedings of SIBGRAPI'06, IEEE CS Press, pp. 247-254, Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil, October 2006.

C. E. Thomaz, D. F. Gillies and D. Rueckert. A Comparative Study of Separating Hyperplanes in Extracting Discriminative Information from Medical Images. In proceedings of MICCAI'06 Workshop, from Statistical Atlases to Personalized Models: Understanding Complex Diseases in Populations and Individuals, Copenhagen, Denmark, October 2006.

C. E. Thomaz, J. P. Boardman, S. Counsell, D.L.G. Hill, J. V. Hajnal, A. D. Edwards, M. A. Rutherford, D. F. Gillies and D. Rueckert.  A Whole Brain Morphometric Analysis of Changes Associated with Preterm Birth. In proceedings of SPIE International Symposium on Medical Imaging: Image Processing, vol. 6144, pp. 1903-1910, San Diego, California, USA, February 2006.

C. E. Thomaz and D. F. Gillies. A Maximum Uncertainty LDA-based approach for Limited Sample Size problems - with application to Face Recognition. In proceedings of the 18th Brazilian Symposium on Computer Graphics and Image Processing SIBGRAPI05, IEEE CS Press, pp. 89-96, Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, October 2005.

C. E. Thomaz and M. M. B. R. Vellasco. "Análise de Tendências de Mercado por Redes Neurais Artificiais". In proceedings of the 7th Brazilian Congress of Neural Networks CBRN’05, pp. 11/1-5, Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, October 2005.

C. E. Thomaz, J. P. Boardman, D. L. G. Hill, J. V. Hajnal, A. D. Edwards, M. A. Rutherford, D. F. Gillies and D. Rueckert. A Whole Brain Morphometric Analysis of Changes Associated with Preterm Birth (abstract), Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning in Machine Vision, BMVA Symposium, Royal Statistical Society, London, UK, January 2005.

C. E. Thomaz, J. P. Boardman, D. L. G. Hill, J. V. Hajnal, A. D. Edwards, M. A. Rutherford, D. F. Gillies and D. Rueckert. Using a Maximum Uncertainty LDA-based Approach to Classify and Analyse MR Brain Images. In proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention MICCAI’04, Springer-Verlag LNCS 3216, pp. 291-300, Saint-Malo, France, September 2004.

C. E. Thomaz, J. P. Boardman, D. L. G. Hill, J. V. Hajnal, A. D. Edwards, M. A. Rutherford, D. F. Gillies and D. Rueckert. Whole Brain Voxel-based Analysis Using Registration and Multivariate Statistics. In proceedings of the 8th Medical Image Understanding and Analysis MIUA’04, pp. 73-76, London, UK, September 2004.

C. E. Thomaz and D. F. Gillies. A New Fisher-based method applied to Face Recognition. In proceedings of the 10th Computer Analysis of Images and Patterns CAIP’03, Springer-Verlag LNCS 2756, pp. 596-605, Groningen, The Netherlands, August 2003.

C. E. Thomaz and D. F. Gillies. Visual Analysis of the Use of Mixture Covariance Matrices in Face Recognition. In proceedings of the 4th International Conference of Audio- and Video-Based Biometric Person Authentication AVBPA’03, Springer-Verlag LNCS 2688, pp. 172-181, Guildford, UK, June 2003.

C. E. Thomaz, D. F. Gillies and R. Q. Feitosa. A New Quadratic Classifier applied to Biometric Recognition. In proceedings of the Post-ECCV Workshop on Biometric Authentication, Springer-Verlag LNCS 2359, pp. 186-196, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 2002.

C. E. Thomaz, D. F. Gillies and R. Q. Feitosa. Small Sample Problem in Bayes Plug-in Classifier for Image Recognition. In proceedings of Image and Vision Computing New Zealand Conference IVCNZ'01, pp. 295-300, Dunedin, New Zealand, November 2001.

C. E. Thomaz, D. F. Gillies and R. Q. Feitosa. Using Mixture Covariance Matrices to Improve Face and Facial Expression Recognitions. In proceedings of the 3rd International Conference of Audio- and Video-Based Biometric Person Authentication AVBPA’01, Springer-Verlag LNCS 2091, pp. 71-77, Halmstad, Sweden, June 2001.

C. E. Thomaz, R. Q. Feitosa and A. Veiga. Separate-Group Covariance Estimation with Insufficient Data for Object Recognition. In proceedings of the 5th All-Ukrainian International Conference, Signal/Image Processing and Pattern Recognition, pp. 21-24, UKROBRAZ’2000, Kiev, Ukraine, November 27 – December 1, 2000.

M. A. C. Pacheco, M. M. B. R. Vellasco, L. B. Gonçalves and C. E. Thomaz. A Genetic Based Navigator System. In proceedings of the First International Khepera Workshop IKW’99, pp. 77-88, Paderborn, Germany, December 1999.

R. Q. Feitosa, C. E. Thomaz and A. Veiga. Comparing the Performance of the Discriminant Analysis and RBF Neural Network for Face Recognition. In proceedings of International Conference on Information Systems Analysis and Synthesis ISAS’99, Image and Signal Processing, volume 6, Orlando, EUA, August 1999.

C. E. Thomaz, M. A. C. Pacheco and M. M. B. R. Vellasco. Mobile Robot Path Planning Using Genetic Algorithms. In proceedings of International Work-Conference on Artificial and Natural Neural Networks IWANN’99, Springer-Verlag LNCS 1606, pp. 671-679, Alicante, Spain, 1999.

C. E. Thomaz, R. Q. Feitosa and A. Veiga. Design of Radial Basis Function Network as Classifier in Face Recognition Using EigenFaces. In proceedings of the 5th Brazilian Symposium on Neural Networks SBRN’98, pp. 118-123, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil, December 1998.

Technical Reports and Journals

C. E. Thomaz, V. Amaral, G. A. Giraldi, D. F. Gillies and D. Rueckert. Is human face processing a feature- or pattern-based task? Evidence using a unified computational method driven by eye movements. Technical Report arXiv:1709.01182, September 2017.

C. E. Thomaz, V. Amaral, G. A. Giraldi and D. F. Gillies. Using an holistic method based on prior information to represent global and local variations on face images. Technical Report TR-2014-06, Department of Computing, Imperial College, London, UK, May 2014.

C. E. Thomaz, E. L. Hall, P. G. Morris, R. Bowtell, M. J. Brookes. A MEG multivariate data exploratory analysis based on prior knowledge. Technical Report, 13pp., Sir Peter Mansfield Magnetic Resonance Centre, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK, July 2012.

C. E. Thomaz, G. A. Giraldi, J. P. Costa and D. F. Gillies. A Simple and Efficient Supervised Method for Spatially Weighted PCA in Face Image Analysis. Technical Report TR-2010-13, Department of Computing, Imperial College, London, UK, August 2010.

V. Amaral, C. Figaro-Garcia, G. J. F. Gattas, C. E. Thomaz. "Normalizacao espacial de imagens frontais de face em ambientes controlados e nao-controlados", Periodico Cientifico Eletronico da FATEC Sao Caetano do Sul (FaSCi-Tech), vol. 1, no. 1, October 2009.

R. D. Leao, J. R. Sato and C. E. Thomaz. "Comparação entre as análises estatísticas univariada e multivariada para extração de informação discriminante em imagens de ressonância magnética do cérebro humano". Technical Report 01/2009 (in portuguese), Department of Electrical Engineering, FEI, São Bernardo do Campo, São Paulo, Brazil, May 2009.

V. Amaral and C. E. Thomaz. "Normalizacao Espacial de Imagens Frontais de Face". Technical Report 01/2008 (in portuguese), Department of Electrical Engineering, FEI, São Bernardo do Campo, São Paulo, Brazil, October 2008.

L. Correa and C. E. Thomaz. "Analise de Informacao Redundante em Imagens de Iris". Technical Report 02/2007 (in portuguese), Department of Electrical Engineering, FEI, Sao Bernardo do Campo, Sao Paulo, Brazil, August 2007.

N. A. O. Aguiar, S. H. A. Oliveira, F. L. S. Duran, G. F. Busatto and C. E. Thomaz. "Analise de Imagens Cerebrais utilizando o Metodo MBV-otimizado". Technical Report 01/2007 (in portuguese), Department of Electrical Engineering, FEI, Sao Bernardo do Campo, Sao Paulo, Brazil, June 2007.

L. L. de Oliveira Junior and C. E. Thomaz. "Captura e Alinhamento de Imagens: Um Banco de Faces Brasileiro". Undergraduate Technical Report (in portuguese), Department of Electrical Engineering, FEI, Sao Bernardo do Campo, Sao Paulo, Brazil, June 2006.

E. C. Kitani and C. E. Thomaz. "Um Tutorial sobre Analise de Componentes Principais para o Reconhecimento Automatico de Faces".  Technical Report 01/2006 (in portuguese), Department of Electrical Engineering, FEI, Sao Bernardo do Campo, Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 2006 (slides).

C. E. Thomaz and D. F. Gillies. A Maximum Uncertainty LDA-based approach for Limited Sample Size problems - with application to Face Recognition. Technical Report TR-2004-01, Department of Computing, Imperial College, London, UK, January 2004.

C. E. Thomaz and D. F. Gillies. Small Sample Size : A Methodological Problem in Bayes Plug-in Classifier for Image Recognition. Technical Report TR-2001-06, Department of Computing, Imperial College, London, UK, June 2001. 

C. E. Thomaz and R. Q. Feitosa. "Reconhecimento de Faces: Analise de Componentes Principais para Caracterizacao de Regioes Especificas do Rosto Humano".  Technical Report (in portuguese), Department of Electrical Engineering, PUC/RJ, Brazil, 1998.

Theses

C. E. Thomaz. Maximum Entropy Covariance Estimate for Statistical Pattern Recognition. PhD Thesis, Department of Computing, Imperial College, London, UK, 2004. (Supervisor: Prof. Duncan Gillies; Examiners: Prof. Josef Kittler and Prof. Bernard Buxton).

C. E. Thomaz. "Estudo de Classificadores para o Reconhecimento Automatico de Faces". M.Sc. Thesis (in portuguese), Department of Electrical Engineering, PUC/RJ, Brazil, April 1999 (Supervisors: Prof. Raul Queiroz Feitosa and Prof. Alvaro Veiga; Examiners: Prof. Gerson Zaverucha and Prof. Sidnei Paciornik).

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