Ricardo Fernandes

Ricardo Fernandes

PhD Student

About

I am a Ph.D. Student in the MAP-Tele Doctoral Programme in Telecommunications and a researcher at the Instituto de Telecomunicações under the supervision of Professor Michel Ferreira. My main interests are: Software Engineering, Network and Systems Engineering, Reliable and Scalable Web Systems, Spatial Information Systems, Database Systems, Large-scale Simulation and Vehicular Networks.

Projects

Education

PhD Student in Telecommunications

MAP-Tele Doctoral programme in Telecomunications, University of Porto, Aveiro and Minho.

MSc in Networks and Computer Systems Engineering

Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto.

Patents

Methods and Systems for Coordinating Vehicular Traffic Using In-Vehicle Traffic Control Signals Enabled by Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications.,

M. Ferreira, O. Tonguz, R. Fernandes, H. Conceição and W. Viriyasitavat. WO Patent WO/2012/009,620, January 2012

Publications

Parallel Microscopic Simulation of Metropolitan-scale Traffic.

Ricardo Fernandes, Fausto Vieira, Michel Ferreira in the 46th Annual Simulation Symposium, 2013.

On Recommending Urban Hotspots to Find Our Next Passenger.

Luis Moreira-Matias, Ricardo Fernandes, Joao Gama, Michel Ferreira, Joao Mendes-Moreira, Luis Damas, Workshop on Ubiquitous Data Mining, 2013.

VNS: An Integrated Framework for Vehicular Networks Simulation.

Ricardo Fernandes, Fausto Vieira and Michel Ferreira, in IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference - VNC 2012, Seoul, Republic of Korea, November 2012.

An Online Recommendation System for the Taxi Stand Choice Problem.

Luis Moreira-Matias, Ricardo Fernandes, Joao Gama, Michel Ferreira, João Mendes-Moreira, Luís Damas, in IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference - VNC 2012, Seoul, Republic of Korea, November 2012.

Reducing the Environmental Impact of Taxi Operation: the Taxi-sharing Use Case.

P. M. d'Orey, R. Fernandes, M. Ferreira, in the 12th International Conference on ITS Telecommunications (ITST), Taipei, Taiwan, November 2012.

Empirical Evaluation of a Dynamic and Distributed Taxi-Sharing System.

P. M. d'Orey, R. Fernandes, M. Ferreira, in the 15th IEEEIntelligent Transportation Systems Conference, Anchorage, USA, September 2012.

Vehicular Sensing: Emergence of a Massive Urban Scanner.

M. Ferreira, R. Fernandes, H. Conceição, P. Gomes, P. M. d'Orey, L. Moreira-Matias, J. Gama, F. Lima, L. Damas, in the 3rd International Conference on Sensor Systems and Software (S-CUBE), Lisbon, Portugal, June 2012.

Scalable VANET Simulations with NS-3.

Ricardo Fernandes and Michel Ferreira, in 75th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference - VTC 2012-Spring, Yokohama, Japan, May 2012.

DIVERT for Realistic Simulation of Heterogeneous Vehicular Networks.

Ricardo Fernandes, Pedro M. d'Orey and Michel Ferreira, in the Second IEEE International Workshop on Intelligent Vehicular Networks, San Francisco, California, USA, November 2010.

An Interactive Simulation of a Distributed Traffic Control System based on a VANET.

Hugo Conceição, Ricardo Fernandes, Pedro Gomes, Michel Ferreira, Ozak K. Tonguz, ACM MobiCom (Demo), Chicago, Illinois, USA, September 2010.

Self-Organized Traffic Control.

Michel Ferreira, Ricardo Fernandes, Hugo Conceição and Ozan Tonguz, in the Seventh ACM International Workshop on VehiculAr Inter-NETworking (VANET 2010), Chicago, USA, September 2010.

The See-Through System: A VANET-Enabled Assistant for Overtaking Maneuvers .

Cristina Olaverri Monreal, Pedro Gomes, Ricardo Fernandes, Fausto Vieira and Michel Ferreira, in 2010 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, San Diego, USA, June 2010.

VANET-Enabled In-Vehicle Traffic Signs.

Ricardo Fernandes, MSc. Thesis, Department of Computer Science, University of Porto, October 2009.

Stereoscopic Aerial Photography: An Alternative to Model-Based Urban Mobility Approaches.

Michel Ferreira, Hugo Conceição, Ricardo Fernandes and Ozan Tonguz, in the Sixth ACM International Workshop on VehiculAr Inter-NETworking (VANET 2009), Beijing, China, September 2009.

Urban Connectivity Analysis of VANETs through Stereoscopic Aerial Photography.

Michel Ferreira, Hugo Conceição, Ricardo Fernandes and Ozan Tonguz, in the 70th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference VTC2009-Fall, Anchorage, Alaska, USA, September 2009.

Locating Cars through a Vision Enabled VANET.

Michel Ferreira, Hugo Conceição, Ricardo Fernandes, and Rogério Reis, in 2009 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, Xi'an, China, June 2009.

Contacts

Address:
Departamento de Ciência de Computadores
Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto
Rua do Campo Alegre 1021-1055
4160-007 Porto, Portugal

Room: 1.18
Phone: (+351) 220402918

Email:
RJF