José Luís Silva, PhD

José Luís Silva, PhD
Assistant Professor at ISCTE-IUL (Lisbon)
Human-Computer Interaction, Software Engineering, Ubiquitous and Mobile Computing, Virtual Environments and Formal Methods
Research projects: 

FENICS industrial project - concerned with future aircraft cockpits with stress on touch user interfaces. It is funded by DGAC and involves Airbus, Thales, Dassault, Eurocopter, IRIT, ENAC, LIG and Intactile Design (Team member, started 2012 - 3 years)

APEX – Agile Prototyping for user EXperience (Team member, FCT started 02/2011 - 3 years)

IVY - A model based usability analysis environment (Training researcher, FCT started 07/2005 - 3 years)

Short Bio:

José Luís Silva holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Portuguese MAP-i Consortium (University of Minho, University of Aveiro and University of Porto) and performed a postDoc at the University of Toulouse (France) in collaboration with Airbus. He is assistant professor at ISCTE-IUL and member of the LARSYS laboratory. His work has been published at venues such as IJHCS, ENTCS, ACM EICS, ACM SAC, HCSE. In the past he was invited assistant professor at University of Madeira, lecturer at Cávado e Ave Polytechnic Institute, visiting PhD student at Georgia Institute of Technology (USA) and Newcastle University (UK), and member of the INESC TEC laboratory. His main research interests lies upon Software Engineering, Human-Computer Interaction, Ubiquitous and Mobile Computing, Virtual Environments and Formal Methods.

 

Major Distinctions:

 2013 - Best Iberian PhD thesis in Systems and Information Technologies from AISTI 

 2012 - PhD Award - Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge (Awarding Research of Practical Utility)

 

FCT public key: J5126816YOFC

ORCID: 0000-0002-1226-9002

 

Working with me (if you are interested in these topics or related to my interests, do contact me!)

- Prototyping/development of ubiquitous computing environments.

Improving the Use of Interactive Systems

- Human-Computer Interaction / Software Engineering topics

 

Full list of Publications:

 - Google Scholar profile

 - ResearchGate profile

 

Publications: 
2016
Ornelas, J. D., J. C. Silva, and J. L. Silva, "Demonstration-based Help for Interactive Systems", Proceedings of the The 2th International Conference in HCI and UX on Indonesia 2016: ACM, pp. 125–128, 2016.
Ornelas, J. D., J. C. Silva, and J. L. Silva, "Demonstration-based Help for Interactive Systems", Proceedings of the The 2th International Conference in HCI and UX on Indonesia 2016: ACM, pp. 125–128, 2016.
Silva, J. L., J. D. Ornelas, and J. C. Silva, "Make it ISI: interactive systems integration tool", Proceedings of the 8th ACM SIGCHI Symposium on Engineering Interactive Computing Systems: ACM, pp. 245–250, 2016.
2015
Silva, J. C., F. G. Rodrigues, and J. L. Silva, "A methodology for playful learning application development", Information Systems and Technologies (CISTI), 2015 10th Iberian Conference, Aveiro, Portugal, pp. 1-6, 06/2015. Abstract
Abade, T., J. C. Campos, R. Moreira, C. C. L. Silva, and J. L. Silva, "Immersiveness of Ubiquitous Computing Environments Prototypes: A Case Study", Distributed, Ambient, and Pervasive Interactions, no. 9189, Cham, Springer International Publishing, pp. 237–248, 2015. Abstract
Campos, J. C., T. Abade, J. L. Silva, and M. D. Harrison, "Supporting the Design of an Ambient Assisted Living System Using Virtual Reality Proto", Ambient Assisted Living. ICT-based Solutions in Real Life Situations: 7th International Work-Conference, IWAAL 2015, Puerto Varas, Chile, December 1-4, 2015, Proceedings, Cham, Springer International Publishing, pp. 49–61, 2015. Abstract
2014
Silva, J. C., and J. L. Silva, "A Methodology for GUI Layer Redefinition through Virtualization and Computer Vision", Computational Science and Its Applications (ICCSA), 2014 14th International Conference on, pp. 58-63, June, 2014. Abstract
Silva, J. L., and J. C. Silva, "Methodology to support the use of interactive systems", Information Systems and Technologies (CISTI), 2014 9th Iberian Conference on, pp. 1-6, June, 2014. Abstract
Silva, J. L., J. C. Campos, and M. D. Harrison, "Prototyping and analysing ubiquitous computing environments using multiple layers", International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, vol. 72, issue 5, pp. 488-506, 03/2014.
Silva, J. C., and J. L. Silva, "Analysis of Computing Open Source Systems ", ACSIJ Advances in Computer Science: an International Journal, vol. 3, issue 1, 01/2014. Abstract
Silva, J. C., J. C. Campos, J. Saraiva, and J. L. Silva, "An Approach for Graphical User Interface External Bad Smells Detection", New Perspectives in Information Systems and Technologies, Volume 2, vol. 276: Springer International Publishing, pp. 199-205, 2014. Abstract
Abade, T., T. Gomes, J. L. Silva, and J. C. Campos, "Design and Evaluation of a Smart Library Using the APEX Framework", Distributed, Ambient, and Pervasive Interactions, vol. 8530: Springer International Publishing, pp. 307-318, 2014. Abstract
Gomes, T., T. Abade, J. C. Campos, M. Harrison, and J. L. Silva, "Rapid Development of First Person Serious Games Using the APEX Platform: The Asthma Game", Proceedings of the 29th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing, New York, NY, USA, ACM, pp. 169–174, 2014. Abstract
2013
Gomes, T., T. Abade, M. D. Harrison, J. L. Silva, and J. C. Campos, "Developing Serious Games With The APEX Framework", Proceedings of the Workshop on "Ubiquitous games and gamification for promoting behavior change and wellbeing", Trento, Italy, pp. 37-40, 09/2013. Abstract
Silva, J. L., C. Fayollas, A. Hamon, P. Palanque, C. Martinie, and E. Barboni, "Analysis of WIMP and Post WIMP Interactive Systems based on Formal Specification", th International Workshop on Formal Methods for Interactive Systems (FMIS 2013), London, 06/2013.
Abade, T., T. Gomes, J. L. Silva, and J. C. Campos, "Avaliação de Ambientes Ubíquos na Plataforma APEX", Atas da Conferência Interação 2013: Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, pp. 177-178, 2013. Abstract
Gomes, T., T. Abade, J. L. Silva, and J. C. Campos, "Desenvolvimento de Jogos Educativos na plataforma APEX: O Jogo da Asma", Atas da Conferência Interação 2013: Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, pp. 90-97, 2013. Abstract
Hamon, A., P. Palanque, J. L. Silva, Y. Deleris, and E. Barboni, "Formal description of multi-touch interactions", Proceedings of the 5th ACM SIGCHI symposium on Engineering interactive computing systems, New York, NY, USA, ACM, pp. 207–216, 2013. Abstract
Silva, J. C., J. L. Silva, J. C. Campos, and J. A. Saraiva, "A Model-based Approach for Test Cases Generation", IEEE 8th Iberian Conference on Information Systems and Technologies (CISTI 2013): IEEE, 2013.
2012
Silva, J. L., J. C. Campos, and M. Harrison, "Formal analysis of ubiquitous computing environments through the APEX framework", EICS '12: Proceedings of the 4th ACM SIGCHI symposium on Engineering interactive computing systems, New York, NY, USA, ACM, pp. 131–140, 2012. Abstract
2010
Silva, J. L., Ó. R. Ribeiro, J. M. Fernandes, J. C. Campos, and M. D. Harrison, "The APEX framework: prototyping of ubiquitous environments based on Petri nets", HCSE'10 Proceedings of the Third international conference on Human-centred software engineering, Berlin, Heidelberg, Springer-Verlag, pp. 6–21, 2010. Abstract
Silva, J. L., O. R. Ribeiro, J. M. Fernandes, J. C. Campos, and M. D. Harrison, "Prototipagem rápida de ambientes ubíquos", 4 Conferência Nacional em Interacção Humano-Computador (Interacção 2010): GPCG, pp. 121-128, 2010.