Manuela Pereira

Manuela Pereira received the 5-year B.S. degree in Mathetmatics and Computer Science in 1994 and the M. Sc. degree in Computational Mathematics in 1999, both from the University of Minho, Portugal. She received the Ph.D. degree in Signal and Image Processing in 2004 from the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France. She is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science of the University of Beira Interior, Portugal. Her main research interests include: multiple description coding, joint source/channel coding, image and video coding, wavelet analysis, information theory, image segmentation and real-time video streaming.


Biomedical Diagnostics and Clinical Technologies: Applying High-Performance Cluster and Grid Computing
Manuela Pereira, Mario Freire. © 2011. 396 pages.
The massive volume of data that some medical and biological applications generate require special processing resources that guarantee privacy and security, creating a crucial...
Techniques for Medical Image Segmentation: Review of the Most Popular Approaches
Przemyslaw Lenkiewicz, Manuela Pereira, Mário M. Freire, José Fernandes. © 2011. 33 pages.
This chapter contains a survey of the most popular techniques for medical image segmentation that have been gaining attention of the researchers and medical practitioners since...
The Role of Self-Similarity for Computer Aided Detection Based on Mammogram Analysis
Filipe Soares, Mário M. Freire, Manuela Pereira, Filipe Janela, João Seabra. © 2011. 19 pages.
The improvement on Computer Aided Detection (CAD) systems has reached the point where it is offered extremely valuable information to the clinician, for the detection and...
Peer-to-Peer Computing
Manuela Pereira. © 2009. 6 pages.
The term peer-to-peer (P2P) was originally used to refer to network protocols where all the nodes had the same role and there were no nodes with specific responsibilities to act...
Proxy Caching Strategies for Internet Media Streaming
Manuela Pereira, Mário M. Freire. © 2009. 5 pages.
information while being downloaded by clients. With the explosive growth of the Web and the mature of digital video technology, media streaming has received a great deal of...
Encyclopedia of Internet Technologies and Applications
Mario Freire, Manuela Pereira. © 2008. 750 pages.
The Encyclopedia of Internet Technologies and Applications discusses the extraordinary importance of Internet technologies, with a particular focus on the Web. Through 100...