Hugo Paredes

Hugo Paredes

Senior Researcher at INESC Technology and Science - Associate Laboratory coordinated by INESC Porto

Portugal

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Hugo Paredes received B.Eng. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the University of Minho, Braga, Portugal, in 2000 and 2008. Since 2003, he has been with the University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, where he is currently Assistant Professor lecturing on systems integration and distributed systems. His research interests are mainly in the field of Human Computer Interaction, including the areas of interaction in virtual environments and the development of collaborative tools, more specific models for regulation of interaction in virtual environments, interaction environments self-adaptation techniques, and methods for planning and development of collaborative applications. Recently, his main research interests have been Collaboration and Universal Access. He has authored or coauthored more than 50 refereed journal and conference papers and participated in several national and international research projects.

Specialties: Universal Access
Mobile Accessibility
Blind Navigation Systems
CSCW/Groupware
Social Interaction
Virtual Communities
Dynamic Software Architectures

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