Publications

Papers in international periodic magazines and books with reviewing 

  • O. Postolache, P.S. Girão, J.M. Dias Pereira, Helena Ramos, “Multi-Beam Optical System and Neural Processing for Turbidity Measurement”, IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 7, No. 5, pp. 679-684, May 2007.
  • J. Dias Pereira, O. Postolache, P. Silva Girão, “Wavelet Techniques: A Suitable Tool to Characterise and Optimize Encoders’ Based Systems”, Measurement, Elsevier Science B. V., vol. 40, n. 3, pp. 264-271, April 2007.  
  • J. M. Dias Pereira,  O. Postoalche, P. S. Girão, “A Digitally Programmable A/D Converter for Smart Sensors Applications", IEEE Trans. on Inst. and Meas., Vol. 56, Nº.1, pp. 158-163, February 2007.
  • O. Postoalche,   J. M. Dias Pereira,    P. Silva Girão, C. Banha “Dew Point and Relative Humidity Smart Measuring System", IEEE Trans. on Inst. and Meas., Vol. 55, Nº. 6, pp. 2259-2264, December 2006.
  • Pedro Silva Girão, José Miguel Dias Pereira, Octavian Postolache, “Multisensor Data Fusion and its Application to Decision Making", Advanced Mathematical and Computational Tools in Metrology, Series on Advances in Mathematics for Applied Sciences, vol. 72, pp. 47-59, World Scientific Publishing Co., 2006.
  • P. M. B. Silva Girão (2003), B. G. Lipták (1985, 1994), C. S. Beard (1979), “Actuators: Digital, Electric, Hydraulic, Solenoid", Process Control and Optimization, Volume II, Instrument Engineers’ Handbook, pp. 1105-1123, CRC-Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, USA, 2006.  
  • P. M. B. Silva Girão (2003), B. G. Lipták (1994), G. F. Erk (1985, F. D. Marton (1970), “Recorders, Oscillographs, Loggers, Tape Recorders”,  Process Control and Optimization,  Volume II, Instrument Engineers’ Handbook, pp. 818-828, CRC-Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, USA, 2006.
  • P. M. B. Silva Girão (2003), B. G. Lipták (1994), J. Venczel (1985), “Digital Readouts”,  Process Control and Optimization,  Volume II, Instrument Engineers’ Handbook, pp. 757-769, CRC-Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, USA, 2006.
  • P. M. B. Silva Girão (2003), “Controllers-Electronics”,  Process Control and Optimization, IVolume II, Instrument Engineers’ Handbook, pp. 478-487, CRC-Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, USA, 2006.
  • P. M. B. Silva Girão (2003), C. L. Mamzic, “Controllers-Pneumatic”, Process Control and Optimization,  Volume II, Instrument Engineers’ Handbook, pp. 460-477, CRC-Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, USA, 2006.
  • J. M. Dias Pereira, O. Postolache, P. Silva Girão, “Using a Dual-Channel FDC Device and ANN Techniques to Improve Measurements Accuracy”, Sensors & Transducers Journal (S&T e-Digest), ISSN 1726-5479, Vol. 62, Issue 12, pp. 462-472, December 2005,  http://www.sensorsportal.com/HTML/DIGEST/P_55.htm
  • O. Postolache, P. Girão, M. Pereira, and Helena Ramos, "Self Organizing Maps Application in a Remote Water Quality Monitoring System", IEEE Trans. on Inst. and Meas., Vol. 54, Nº. 1, pp. 322-329, February 2005.
  • J. M. Dias Pereira, Octavian Postolache, P. Silva Girão, "HART Protocol Analyser Based in LabVIEW", International Scientific Journal of Computing, Vol.3, Issue 2, pp. 39-42, September 2004.
  • Helena Ramos, M. Pereira, V. Viegas, O. Postolache,  P. Girão, "A Virtual Instrument to Test Smart Transducer Interface Modules (STIMs)", IEEE Trans. on Inst. and Meas., Vol. 53, Nº. 4, pp. 1232-1239, August 2004.
  • Francisco Alegria, Pedro Girão, Vladimir Haasz, António Serra, "Performance of Data Acquisition Systems from User's Point of View", IEEE Trans. on Inst. and Meas., Vol. 53, Nº. 4, pp.907-914, August 2004.
  • J. M. Dias Pereira, P. M. B. Silva Girão, A. Cruz Serra, "An FFT-Based Method to Evaluate and Compensate Gain and Offset Errors of Interleaved ADC Systems", IEEE Trans. on Inst. and Meas., Vol. 53, Nº. 2, pp. 423-430, April 2004.
  • Pedro Girão, Octavian Postolache, Miguel Pereira, Helena Ramos, "Distributed Measurement Systems and Intelligent Processing for Water Quality Assessment", Sensors & Transducers Magazine, Vol. 38, Issue12, pp. 74-85, December 2003, http://www.sensorsportal.com/HTML/DIGEST/P_08.htm
  • J. M. Dias Pereira, O. Postolache, P. Silva Girão, "Colored Light-to-Voltage Converters Based Absorbance Meter", International Scientific Journal of Computing, Vol. 2, Issue 1, pp. 58-64, Ukraine, July 2003.
  • O. Postolache,   J. M. Dias Pereira,  P. Silva Girão, Helena Ramos, "Increasing Ion Selective Electrode Performance Using Neural Networks", International Scientific Journal of Computing, Vol. 2, Issue 1, pp. 17-24, Ukraine, July 2003.
  • P. M. B. Silva Girão (2002), B. G. Lipták (1994), A. Brodgesell (1969, 1982), “Torque and Force Transducers”, Process Measurement and Analysis, Instrument Engineers’ Handbook, Volume 1, pp. 1051-1060, CRC Press, Boca Raton, USA, 2003.
  • P. M. B. Silva Girão (2002), B. G. Lipták, P. M. Glattstein (1972, 1982), “Electrical Meters and Sensors”, Process Measurement and Analysis, Instrument Engineers’ Handbook, Volume 1, pp. 889-902, CRC Press, Boca Raton, USA, 2003.    
  • P. M. B. Silva Girão (2002), B. G. Lipták (1993), R. W. Worrall (1982), T. J. Clagett (1969), “Thermistors”, Process Measurement and Analysis, Instrument Engineers’ Handbook, Volume 1, pp. 666-672, CRC Press, Boca Raton, USA, 2003. 
  • Octavian Postolache,  Miguel    Dias Pereira,  Pedro Silva Girão, Cristina Temneanu, "Neural Networks and Fuzzy Models Applications on Water Quality Monitoring Systems", Journal Optoelectronic Information-Power Technologies, vol. 2(4), 2002.
  • O. Postolache,  M. Pereira,  P. Girão, M. Cretu, M. Temneanu, "A Distributed Hybrid Neural Network Based System for Water Quality Monitoring", Buletinul Institutului Politehnic din Iasi, Tomul XLV (IL), Fasc. 5A, pp. 370-376, Iasi, November 2002.
  • J. Dias Pereira, P. Silva Girão, A. Cruz Serra, " Dithering performance of oversampled ADC Systems Affected by Hysteresis", Measurement, Elsevier Science B. V., vol. 32, n. 1, pp. 51-59, July 2002.   
  • P.M.B. Silva Girão, O.A. Postolache, J.A. Brandão Faria, J.M.C. Dias Pereira, "An Overview and a Contribution to the Optical Measurement of Linear Displacement", IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 1, Issue 4, pp. 322-331, December 2001.   
  • P.M.B. Silva Girão, A.M. Cruz Serra, H.M.S Geirinhas Ramos, "Logic Analyzers", Wiley Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, December 2001. 
  • J. M. Dias Pereira, P. M. B. Silva Girão and Octavian Postolache, “Fitting Transducer Characteristics to Measured Data”, IEEE Instrumentation & Measurement Magazine, pp. 26-39, December 2001. 
  • O. Postolache, P.S. Girão, C. Donciu, M.D. Pereira, "A Laser Based Solution for Displacement Measurement”, Buletinul Stiintific al Universitatii “Politehnica” din Timisoara, Vol II, Tom 45 (59), Fascicola 1, 2000, pp 101-104, Timisoara, November 2000. 
  • O. Postolache, C. Donciu, P.S. Girão, M.D. Pereira, "A Practical Approach Concerning the Implementation of TMS320C50 in CO and Temperature Monitoring", Buletinul Stiintific al Universitatii “Politehnica” din Timisoara, Vol II, Tom 45 (59), Fascicola 1, 2000, pp 97-100, Timisoara, November 2000.   
  • J. M. D. Pereira, O. Postolache, P. M. B. S. Girão and M. Cretu, "Minimizing Temperature Drift Errors of Conditioning Circuits Using Artificial Neural Networks", IEEE Trans. Inst. Meas., Vol. 49, Nº 5, pp. 1122-1127, October 2000. 
  • J. Brandão Faria, Octavian Postolache, J. Dias Pereira and P. Silva Girão, " Automated Characterization of a Bifurcated Optical Fiber Bundle Displacement Sensor Taking into Account Reflector Tilting Effects", Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Volume 26, Number 4, pp. 242-247, August 20 2000. 
  • Helena Ramos, O. Postolache, J. M. Dias Pereira, P. Silva Girão, " A LVDT-Based Vibration Meter", Buletinul Institutului Politehnic din Iasi, Tomul XLV (IL) Fasc. 5A, pp. 370-376, Iasi, Romania, November 1999. 
  • O. Postolache, Helena Ramos, P. Silva Girão, M. Cretu, " The Multisensor ANN Fusion Method for Accurate Displacement Measurement", Buletinul Institutului Politehnic din Iasi, Tomul XLV (IL) Fasc. 5A, pp. 363-369, Iasi, Romania, November 1999. 
  • Paulo Maia Santos and Pedro Silva Girão, "Telemetry Using Cellular Mobile Communications", Buletinul Institutului Politehnic din Iasi, Tomul XLV (IL) Fasc. 5A, pp. 285-290, Iasi, Romania, November 1999. 
  • Pedro M. B. Silva Girão, António M. Cruz Serra, Helena M. Geirinhas Ramos, "Electric Distortion Measurement", Wiley Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Volume 23, pp. 286-293, J. Wiley & Sons, New York, USA, 1999. 
  • Pedro M. B. Silva Girão, António M. Cruz Serra, Helena M. Geirinhas Ramos, "Volt-Ampere Meters", Wiley Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Volume 6, pp. 352-359, J. Wiley & Sons, New York, USA, 1999. 
  • J. Dias Pereira, O. Postolache, P. M. Silva Girão,"A Temperature Compensated System for Magnetic Field Measurement Based on Artificial Neural Networks", IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 47, n. 2, pp. 494-498, April 1998. 
  • H. Geirinhas Ramos, P. Silva Girão, "Experimental Validation of a Two Dimensional Vector Model of Ferromagnetic Hysteresis", Studies in Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics, 10 - Nonlinear Electromagnetic Systems, A. J. Moses and A. Basak (editores), IOS Press, 1996, pp. 540-543.
  • H. Geirinhas Ramos, A. Lopes Ribeiro, P. Silva Girão, "A Two-dimensional Vector Model of Ferromagnetic Hysteresis", Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Vol. 133, Nos 1-3, pp. 574-577, May 1994.
  • H. Geirinhas Ramos, P. Silva Girão, "Measurement of Low Level DC Magnetic Fields Using a Synchronous Demodulation Technique", IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 42, n.2, pp. 544-546, April 1993.
  • P.M.B. Silva Girão, J.F. Borges da Silva, "Analog Circuit Simulation of Magnetic Dipole Behavior According to the Langevin-Weiss Theory of Ferromagnetism", IEEE Transactions on Education, vol. 35, n. 2, pp. 153-158, May 1992.
  • H. Geirinhas Ramos, P. Silva Girão, "A Rotating Field Automated Measurement System for the Characterization of Ferromagnetic Materials", Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 69, n. 8, Part IIA, pp. 5103-5105, April 1991.   
  • P.M.B. Silva Girão, J.F. Borges da Silva, "Automated Measurement System to Generate a Preisach Type Model of Ferromagnetic Hysteresis, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol.IM-35, n.4, pp. 443-446, December 1986.

 

Papers in national periodic magazines and books with reviewing   

  • Pedro M. B. Silva Girão, “Acreditação de laboratórios segundo a norma ISO/IEC 17025”, Instrumentação e Metrologia, Ano 1, nº 4, Fevereiro de 2001, pp. 44-48, Editora Banas e Sociedade Brasileira de Metrologia, S. Paulo, Brasil.
  • J. Dias Pereira, P. M. Silva Girão, "Instrumentação para Medidas Eléctricas: Dos Instrumentos Analógicos aos Instrumentos Virtuais", Ingenium, II Série, Nº 28, pp. 69-76, Agosto de 1998.
  • J. M. Dias Pereira, A. Cruz Serra, P. Silva Girão, "Sistema de temporização e disparo para aquisição e processamento digital de sinais periódicos", Ingenium, II Série, Nº 19, pp. 60-63, Julho 1997.
  • J. M. Dias Pereira, P. Silva Girão, "Medidor de Impedância Baseado em Computador Pessoal", Electricidade, Nº336, pp.195-203, Setembro 1996.

 

Papers in international conferences with reviewing

  • Francisco Alegria and Pedro Silva Girão,  “Vehicle Plate Recognition for Wireless Traffic Control and Law Enforcement System”,  Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT 2006), pp. 1800-1804, Mumbai, India, December 2006.
  • Pedro Silva Girão,    Francisco Alegria, José Manuel Viegas, Baichuan Lu and João Vieira,  “Wireless System for Traffic Control and Law Enforcement”, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT 2006), pp. 1768-1770, Mumbai, India, December 2006.
  • O. Postolache, J. M. Dias Pereira, P. Silva Girão,   H. Ramos,  “Smart Flexible Turbidity Sensing Based on Embedded Neural Network”, Proceedings of IEEE Sensors 2006, Daegu, Korea, October 2006.
  • J. M. Dias Pereira,  O. Postolache, Carlos Banha, P. Silva Girão,  “Improving Accelerometers Performance Using Smart Sensing Techniques”,  Proceedings of IEEE Sensors 2006, Daegu, Korea, October 2006.
  • Pedro Silva Girão,  Octavian Postolache, José Dias Pereira, “Modelling, Classification and Data Mining Using Artificial Neural Network Based Techniques”, Proceedings of AMSE International Conference 2006 (MS'06), Bahia Blanca, Argentina, September 2006, CD published.
  • Octavian Postolache,  Pedro Silva Girão, Miguel Dias Pereira, Helena Ramos, "Water Quality Sensors Calibration System Based on Reconfigurable FPGA Technology", Proceedings of the XVIII IMEKO  World Congress, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 2006, CD published.
  • O. Postolache,  P. Silva Girão, M. D. Pereira, "PDA Based Virtual Measuring System for Broadband Air Quality Monitoring", Proceedings of the XVIII IMEKO  World Congress, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 2006, CD published
  • O. A. Postolache,  P. Silva Girão, M. D. Pereira, M. Figueiredo, "Distributed Virtual System for Dolphins' Sound Acquisition" and Time-Frequency Analysis, Proceedings of the XVIII IMEKO  World Congress, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 2006, CD published.
  • R. Queirós, R. C. Martins, P. S. Girão,  A. Cruz Serra, "A New Method for High Resolution Ultrasonic Ranging in Air", Proceedings of the XVIII IMEKO  World Congress, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 2006.
  • Helena Geirinhas Ramos, Octavian Postolache, Miguel Pereira,  Pedro Silva Girão, "Embedding IEEE 1451.4 Smart Sensing Nodes in a Wireless Quality Monitoring Network", Proceedings of the 49th IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, San Juan, Puerto Rico, August 2006. 
  • Octavian Postolache, José Miguel Dias Pereira and Pedro Silva Girão, “Smart Wireless Tipping-Bucket Rain Gauge - Measurement and Automatic Dynamic Calibration”, Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Signal Processing, Systems Modeling and Control (ICINCO 2006), pp. 205-209, Setúbal, Portugal, August 2006.
  • Octavian Postolache, José Miguel Dias Pereira and Pedro Silva Girão, “Embedded FPGA Solution for Water Quality Monitoring System - Calibration and Measurement”, Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Signal Processing, Systems Modeling and Control (ICINCO 2006), pp. 154-160, Setúbal, Portugal, August 2006.
  • Octavian Postolache, Gabriela Postolache, Pedro Silva Girão, “Non-invase Mobile Homeostasis Instrument”, Proceedings of the IEEE International Workshop on Medical Measurement and Applications (MeMeA 2006), pp. 94-97, Benevento, Italy, April 2006.
  • Vítor Viegas, J. M. Dias Pereira, P. Silva Girão, “IEEE 1451.1 Standard and XML Web Services: a Powerful Combination to Build Distributed Measurement and Control Systems", Proceedings of   IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (IMTC’2006), pp. 2373-2377, Sorrento, Italy, April 2006.
  • José Pereira, Octavian Postolache and Pedro Girão, “A Low-Cost Tide Measurement System for Water Quality Assessment", Proceedings of   IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (IMTC’2006), pp. 2226-2230, Sorrento, Italy, April 2006.
  • Gabriela Postolache, Octavian Postolache and Pedro Silva Girão, “Wavelet and Fourier Analysis of Short-term Rabot's Cardiovascular Oscillation", Proceedings of   IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (IMTC’2006), pp. 1801-1806, Sorrento, Italy, April 2006.
  • Octavian Postolache,   José Pereira and Pedro Girão, “Real-Time Sensing Channel Modelling Based on an FPGA an Real-Time Controller", Proceedings of   IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (IMTC’2006), pp. 557-562, Sorrento, Italy, April 2006. 
  • Ricardo Queirós, Pedro Girão and António Serra “Cross-Correlation and Sine-Fitting Techniques for High Resolution Ultrasonic Ranging", Proceedings of   IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (IMTC’2006), pp. 552-556, Sorrento, Italy, April 2006. 
  • Ricardo Queirós, Pedro Silva Girão, António Cruz Serra,  “Single-Mode Piezoelectric Ultrasonic Transducer Equivalent Circuit Parameter Calculation and Optimization using Experimental Data”, Proceedings of IMEKO TC-4 14th Symposium on New Technologies in Measurement and Instrumentation and 10th Workshop on ADC Modelling and Testing, Vol. II, pp. 468-471, Gdynia, Poland, September 2005. 
  • O. Postolache, L. Silva Carvalho, G. Postolache, P. Silva Girão, I. Rocha, “Portable Instrument for Autonomic Nervous System Analysis”, Proceedings of IMEKO TC-4 14th Symposium on New Technologies in Measurement and Instrumentation and 10th Workshop on ADC Modelling and Testing, Vol. I, pp. 312-317, Gdynia, Poland, September 2005.
  • Octavian Postolache, Pedro Girão, Miguel Dias Pereira,  “Auto Calibration of Stand-alone Field Operating Sensors for Distributed Water Quality Monitoring Systems”, Proceedings of IMEKO TC-4 14th Symposium on New Technologies in Measurement and Instrumentation and 10th Workshop on ADC Modelling and Testing, Vol. I, pp. 75-80, Gdynia, Poland, September 2005.
  • J. M. Dias Pereira, O. Postolache, P. Silva Girão,  “A Self-Adaptable Method to Optimize the Performance of Frequency-to-Code Conversion Based Measurement Systems”, Proceedings of the Third IEEE Workshop on Intelligent Data Acquisition and Advanced Computing Systems: Technology and Applications (IDAACS’ 2005), pp.295-298, Sofia, Bulgaria, September 2005.
  • Pedro Silva Girão, José Miguel Dias Pereira, Octavian Postolache,  “Multisensor Data Fusion and its Application to Decision Making”, VII Advanced Mathematical and Computational Tools in Metrology, AMCTM 2005, Caparica, Portugal, June 2005.
  • Vítor Viegas, J.M. Dias Pereira, P. Silva Girão,  “Using a Commercial Framework to Implement and Enhance the IEEE 1451.1 Standard”; Proceedings of IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (IMTC’2005), Vol. 1, pp. 156-156, Ottawa, Canada, May 2005.
  • Helena Ramos, O. Postolache, M. Pereira, P. Girão,  “IEEE 1451 Correction Engine to Temperature-Compensation of Magnetoresistive Transducers”,  Proceedings of IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (IMTC’2005), Vol. 1, pp. 560-564, Ottawa, Canada, May 2005.
  • J.M. Dias Pereira, O. Postolache, P. Silva Girão,  “Adaptive Self-Calibration Algorithm for Smart Sensors Linearization”, IMTC’2005,  Proceedings of IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (IMTC’2005), Vol. 1, pp. 648-652, Ottawa, Canada, May 2005.
  • O. Postolache, M. Dias Pereira, P. Silva Girão,  “Smart Sensor Network for Air Quality Monitoring Applications”, IMTC’2005,  Proceedings of IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (IMTC’2005), Vol. 1, pp. 537-542, Ottawa, Canada, May 2005.
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  • J.M. Dias Pereira, O. Postolache, P. Silva Girão, “A Digitally Programmable A/D Converter for Smart Sensors Applications”, Proceedings of IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (IMTC’2005), Vol. 1, pp. 156-156, Ottawa, Canada, May 2005.
  • Pedro M. B. Silva Girão, “An Overview of the Activities of the IT Instrumentation and Measurement Group”, ConfTele 2005, Aveiro, Portugal, April 2005, CD published.
  • Octavian Postolache, Pedro Girão, Fernando Tavares, “Automation and Remote Operation of RF Spectrum Monitoring Systems”, ConfTele 2005, Aveiro, Portugal, April 2005, CD published.
  • Octavian Postolache, Miguel Dias Pereira, Carlos Banha, Pedro Girão, “Heavy Metal Concentration Measurement Based on Virtual Instrumentation”, ConfTele 2005, Aveiro, Portugal, April 2005, CD published.
  • O. Postolache, P. Girão, M. Pereira, Helena Ramos,  “Intelligent Processing of the Dynamic Response of Sensors for Water Quality Monitoring”, Third International Conference on Systems, Signals, Devices (SSD’2005); Summaries: pp. 227; Proceedings: Volume IV Sensors, Circuits & Instrumentation Systems, Sousse, Tunisia, March 2005, ISBN 9973-959-01-9/ © 2005 / 9885 IEEE, CD published. 
  • Helena Ramos, L. Gurriana, O. Postolache, M. Pereira, P. Girão,  “Development and Characterization of a Conductivity Cell for Water Quality Monitoring”, Third International Conference on Systems, Signals, Devices (SSD’2005); Summaries: pp. 225-226; Proceedings: Volume IV Sensors, Circuits & Instrumentation Systems, Sousse, Tunisia, March 2005, ISBN 9973-959-01-9/ © 2005 / 9885 IEEE, CD published.
  • J.M. Dias Pereira, P. Silva Girão, O. Postolache, “Adaptive Analog-to-Digital Conversion Using Self-Dithering in Data Acquisition Systems”, Proceedings of the 11th IEEE International Conference on Electronic Circuits and Systems (ICECS 2004), Vol. 1, pp. 627-630, Tel-Aviv, Israel, December 2004.
  • Helena Ramos, M. Pereira, V. Viegas, O. Postolache, P. Girão, “A Centronics Based Transducer Independent Interface (TII) Fully Compliant with 1451.2 Std.”, Proceedings of IMEKO TC-4 13th International Symposium on Measurements for Research and Industry Applications and the 9th European Workshop on ADC Modelling and Testing, Volume 2, pp. 555-560, Athens, Greece, September/October 2004.
  • G. Postolache, I. Rocha, L. Silva Carvalho, O. Postolache, P. Girão,  “HRV and BPV neural network model with wavelet based algorithm calibration”, Proceedings of IMEKO TC-4 13th International Symposium on Measurements for Research and Industry Applications and the 9th European Workshop on ADC Modelling and Testing, Volume 2, pp. 451-456, Athens, Greece, September/October 2004.
  • M. Dias Pereira, O. Postolache, P. Girão, Helena Ramos, “Smart oil and conductivity sensor for water quality monitoring”, Proceedings of IMEKO TC-4 13th International Symposium on Measurements for Research and Industry Applications and the 9th European Workshop on ADC Modelling and Testing, Volume 2, pp. 417-422, Athens, Greece, September/October 2004.
  • Helena Ramos, P. Girão, O. Postolache, M. Pereira,  “Distributed Water Quality Measurement System Based on SDI-12”, Proceedings of IEEE Africon 2004, Volume 1, pp. 57-60, Gaborone, Botswana, September 2004.
  • O. Postolache, M. Pereira, P. Girão, Helena Ramos,  “Matching Ion Selective Electrodes Response Characteristics Using Fuzzy-Neural Network Modeling”, Proceedings of the 8th World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (SCI 2004), Vol.  XV, pp. 135-139, Orlando, Florida, USA, July 2004.
  • J.  M. Dias Pereira, O. Postolache, P. Silva Girão, L. Gurriana, H. Ramos,  “A Temperature Compensated Conductivity Sensor with Auto-Calibration Capabilities”. Proceedings of the 8th World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (SCI 2004), Vol. XIII, pp. 74-79, Orlando, Florida, USA, July 2004.
  • O. Postolache, M. Dias Pereira, P. Girão, H. Ramos,  “Water Quality Data Processing Using Fuzzy Neural Networks and Kohonen Self Organizing Maps”, Proceedings of 10th IMEKO TC7 International Symposium on Advances of Measurement Science, Volume 1, pp. 509-513, Saint-Petersburg, Russia, June/July 2004.
  • M. Dias Pereira, O. Postolache, P. Girão,  “Improving Performance of Encoders Based Systems Using Wavelet Techniques”, Proceedings of 10th IMEKO TC7 International Symposium on Advances of Measurement Science, Volume 1, pp.238-242, Saint-Petersburg, Russia, June/July 2004.
  • G. Postolache, Isabel Rocha, L. Silva Carvalho, O. Postolache, P. Silva Girão, “A Wavelet-based Approach to Monitor Baroreceptor Function Tests in Rats”, Proceedings of IEEE IMTC 2004 – Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, Vol. 1, pp. 844-849, Como, Italy, May 2004.
  • O. Postolache, J.M. Dias Pereira, P. Silva Girão, C. Banha, H. Ramos,  “Dew Point and Relative Humidity Smart Measuring System”, Proceedings of IEEE IMTC 2004 – Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, Vol. 1, pp. 82-86, Como, Italy, May 2004.
  • J. M. Dias Pereira, O. Postolache, P. Silva Girão, Helena Ramos, “SDI-12 Based Turbidity Measurement System with Field Calibration Capability”, Proceedings of IEEE 17th Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE 2004), pp. 1975-1980, Niagara Falls, Canada, May 2004.   
  • J. M. Dias Pereira, O. Postolache, P. Silva Girão, “HART Protocol Analyser Based in LabVIEW", Proceedings of the 2nd IEEE International Workshop on Intelligent Data Acquisition and Advanced Computing Systems: Technology and Applications (IDAACS'2003), pp. 174-176, Lviv, Ukraine, September 2003.
  • O. Postolache, M. Pereira, C. Banha, P. Girão, H. G. Ramos, “Smart Wireless System for Pollution of Rivers and Estuaries", Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Electronic Measurement and Instruments (ICEMI'2003), Vol. 2, pp. 1139-1143, Taiyun, P. R. China, August 2003.
  • J. M. Dias Pereira,  O. Postolache, P. Silva Girão, Helena Ramos, “A Remote Measurement and Control Solution for Distributed HART Systems", Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Electronic Measurement and Instruments (ICEMI'2003), Vol. 1, pp. 799-802, Taiyun, P. R. China, August 2003.
  • Octavian Postolache, Pedro Girão, Fernando Tavares, “Remote Operation of Instruments and Measuring Systems”. Proceedings of the 4th Conference on Telecommunications (Conftele 2003), pp. 579-582, Aveiro, Portugal, June 2003.
  • Octavian Postolache, Pedro Girão, Fernando Tavares, “Remote Controlled Antenna Switching Unit”. Proceedings of the 4th Conference on Telecommunications (Conftele 2003), pp. 161-164, Aveiro, Portugal, June 2003.
  • O. Postolache, Pedro Girão, Helena Ramos, M. Pereira, “A Practical Approach to Ion Selective Electrodes Performance in Static and Dynamic Conditions”. Proceedings of the XVII IMEKO World Congress, pp. 630-634, Dubrovnik, Croatia, June 2003.
  • M. Dias Pereira, O. Postolache, P. Girão, Helena Ramos, “Replacing HART Hand-held Terminals by PC Based Virtual Instruments”. Proceedings of the XVII IMEKO World Congress, pp. 620-624, Dubrovnik, Croatia, June 2003.   
  • Helena Ramos, O. Postolache, M. Pereira, Pedro Girão, “An Application of the IEEE 1451.2 Correction Engine in an Integrated Sensing Structure”. Proceedings of the XVII IMEKO World Congress, pp. 609-613, Dubrovnik, Croatia, June 2003.
  • Francisco Alegria, Pedro Girão, Vladimir Haasz, António Serra, “Performance of Data Acquisition Systems From the User’s Point of View”, Proceedings of IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (IMTC 2003), Vol. 2, pp. 940-945, Vail, Colorado, USA, May 2003.
  • Helena Ramos, M. Pereira, V. Viegas, O. Postolache, P. Girão, “A Virtual Instrument to Test Smart Transducer Interface Modules (STIMs),  Proceedings of IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (IMTC 2003), Vol. 1, pp. 772-775,  Vail, Colorado, USA, May 2003.   
  • O. Postolache, P. Girão, M. Pereira, and Helena Ramos, “Self Organizing Maps Application in a Remote Water Quality Monitoring System”, Proceedings of IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (IMTC 2003), Vol. 1, pp. 529-533,  Vail, Colorado, USA, May 2003.
  • Gabriela Postolache, I. Rocha, L. Silva-Carvalho, O. Postolache, P. Girão, Helena Ramos, “A Practical Approach of Wavelets Analysis to Follow Transitory Modulation of the Cardiac Autonomic System after Ethanol Administration”, Proceedings of IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (IMTC 2003), Vol. 1, pp. 218-222,  Vail, Colorado, USA, May 2003.
  • O. Postolache, P. M. Girão,  J. M. Dias Pereira,  H. G. Ramos, “Wireless Water Quality Monitoring System Based on Field point Technology and Kohonen Maps”, Proceedings of IEEE 16th Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE 2003), Vol. I, pp. 211-216, Montreal, Canada, May 2003.
  • O. Postolache, P. Girão, M. Pereira, H. Ramos, “Increasing Ion Selective Electrodes Performance Using Neural Networks”, IEEE SICON/02 Sensors for Industry Conference Proceedings, pp. 127-132, Houston, Texas, USA, November 2002.
  • M. Pereira, O. Postolache, P. Girão, H. Ramos, “Colored Light-to-Voltage Converters Based Absorbance Meter”, IEEE SICON/02 Sensors for Industry Conference Proceedings, pp.  2-7, Houston, Texas, USA, November 2002.
  • P. Girão, O. Postolache, M. Pereira, H. Ramos, “Accuracy Increase of Multi-Sensor Measuring System Using Sensors Data Fusion”, Proceedings of the 12th IMEKO TC4 International Symposium, Part 2, pp. 442-447, Zagreb, Croatia, September 2002.  
  • C. Temneanu , O. Postolache, P. Girão, J. Pereira, “Fuzzy Modeling of Measurement Data in Water Quality Assessment”, Proceedings of the 12th IMEKO TC4 International Symposium, Part 2, pp. 396-400, Zagreb, Croatia, September 2002.
  • J. Pereira, O. Postolache, P. Girão, H. Ramos, “Minimising Errors Due to Non-Simultaneous Sampling of Voltage and Current in Digital Power Measurement Systems”, Proceedings of the 12th IMEKO TC4 International Symposium, Part 1, pp. 307-310, Zagreb, Croatia, September 2002.
  • O. Postolache, P. Girão, M. Pereira, H. Ramos, “An Internet and Microcontroller based Remote Operation Multi-Sensor System for Water Quality Monitoring”, Proceedings of IEEE Sensors 2002, Orlando, USA, June 2002, CD published.
  • O. Postolache, P. Girão, M. Pereira, H. Ramos, “An IR Turbidity Sensor: Design and Application”, Proceedings of IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, pp. 535-539, Anchorage, AK, USA, May 2002.
  • M. Pereira, O. Postolache, P. Girão, “A Temperature Compensated Power Measurement System Based on a Hall Effect Sensor”, Proceedings of 2002 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical & Computer Engineering, Winnipeg, pp. 500-503, Canada, May 2002.
  • O. Postolache, M. Pereira, P. Girão, “An Intelligent Turbidity and Temperature Sensing Unit for Water Quality Assessment”, Proceedings of 2002 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical & Computer Engineering, pp. 494-499, Winnipeg, Canada, May 2002.
  • J. M. Dias Pereira, O. Postolache, P. Silva Girão, A. Cruz Serra, “A Smart Capacitive Transducer with Autocalibration Capabilities”, Proceedings of the Fifth Conference on Electronic Measurement & Instruments (ICEMI’2001), pp. 25-29, Guilin, P. R. China, November 2001.   
  • O. Postolache, P. Silva Girão, H. Geirinhas Ramos, M. Dias Pereira, “A Distributed Virtual Instrument for Indoor Air Monitoring”, Proceedings of the Fifth Conference on Electronic Measurement & Instruments (ICEMI’2001), pp. 6-10, Guilin, P. R. China, November 2001.   
  • J. M. Dias Pereira, O. Postolache, P. Silva Girão, “PWM-A/D Conversion: A Flexible and Low-Cost Solution for Transducer Linearization”, Proceedings of Sicon/01, First ISA/IEEE Sensors for Industry Conference, pp. 258-263, Rosemont, Illinois, USA, November 2001.   
  • O. Postolache, M. Pereira, P. Girão, “Laser Based Smart Displacement Sensor”, Proceedings of Sicon/01, First ISA/IEEE Sensors for Industry Conference, pp. 149-154, Rosemont, Illinois, USA, November 2001.
  • O. Postolache, P. Girão, M. Pereira, M. Cretu, C. Fosalau, "Air Contaminants Measurement Based on Neural Processing and PIC16F877 Hardware Support", 10th International Metrology Congress, Saint-Louis, France, October 2001.
  • P. Girão, O. Postolache, and M. Pereira, “LASER Based Optical Linear Displacement Transducer with Light Fluctuation Compensation”, Actas do 6º Seminário Anual de Automática, Electrónica Industrial e Instrumentacion, Matanzas, Cuba, Septiembre 2001.
  • O. Postolache, P. Girão, H. Ramos, M. Pereira, C. Fosalau, M. Cretu, “A Neural Virtual Instrument for Turbidity Measurement”, Actas do 6º Seminário Anual de Automática, Electrónica Industrial e Instrumentacion, Matanzas, Cuba, Septiembre 2001.
  • J. M. Dias Pereira, O. Postolache, A. Cruz Serra, P. Silva Girão, “Extending Digital Input/Output Capabilities of Low-cost and Non-linear A/D Conversion”, Proceedings of the 6th Euro Workshop on ADC Modelling and Testing, pp. 101-105, Lisbon, Portugal, September 2001.
  • O. Postolache, P. Silva Girão, J. M. Dias Pereira, C. Fosalau, “Microcontroller-based Data Processing for Non-linear Measuring Sensors”, Proceedings of the 11th IMEKO TC-4 Symposium “Trends in Electrical Measurement and Instrumentation”, pp. 428-432, Lisbon, Portugal, September 2001.
  • Octavian Postolache, Pedro Girão, Miguel Pereira, “Neural Networks in Automated Measurement Systems: State of the Art”, Book of Summaries of IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN’01), pp. 2310-2315, Washington, DC, USA, July 2001.
  • Octavian Postolache, Pedro Girão, Miguel Pereira, “Neural Network Application in a Carbon Monoxide Measurement System”, Book of Summaries of IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN’01), pp. 2076-2081, Washington, DC, USA, July 2001.
  • Octavian Postolache, Pedro Girão, Miguel Pereira, “A Study of a Neural Processing Application in Multitransducer Systems”, Actas das 7ªs Jornadas Hispano Lusas de Ingenieria Eléctrica, Volumen IV, pp. 153-158, Madrid, Espana, Julio 2001.
  • Octavian Postolache, Pedro Girão, Miguel Pereira, “An Intelligent CO Sensor Using Neural Networks”, Actas das 7ªs Jornadas Hispano Lusas de Ingenieria Eléctrica, Volumen IV, pp. 147-152, Madrid, Espana, Julio 2001.
  • O. Postolache, M. Pereira, P. Girão, "A Linear Displacement Tilt Self-Corrected Transducer Based on a Discrete Position Detector", Proceedings of Conftele 2001, pp. 438-441, Figueira da Foz, Portugal, April 2001.
  • J.M. Dias Pereira, O. Postolache, A. Cruz Serra, P. Silva Girão, "A Discrete and Cost Effective ADC Solution Based on a Pulse-Width Modulation Technique", Proceedings of Conftele 2001, pp. 153-156, Figueira da Foz, Portugal, April 2001.
  • Pedro M. B. Silva Girão, "Sistema Português da Qualidade: Presente e Futuro", Proceedings of the II Brazilian Congress of Metrology, Generalist Papers, pp. 62-69, December 2000.
  • Pedro M. B. Silva Girão, "Acreditação de Laboratórios de Ensaios e de Calibração Segundo a Norma ISO/IEC 17025", Proceedings of the II Brazilian Congress of Metrology, Metrochem-2000/Enlab-2000, pp. 22-28, December 2000.
  • J.M. Dias Pereira, A. Cruz Serra and P. Girão, "Flexible ADC: A Dither and Oversampling Based Solution to Improve the Performance of ADC Systems", Proceedings of the XVI IMEKO World Congress, Volume X, pp. 103-108, Wien, Austria, September 2000.
  • O. Postolache, M. D. Pereira, P. Girão and C. Fosalau, "Application of Neural Structures in Water Quality Measurements", Proceedings of the XVI IMEKO World Congress, Volume IX, pp. 353-358, Wien, Austria, September 2000.
  • O. Postolache, M. D. Pereira, P. Girão and M. Cretu, "An Optical Displacement Meter Based on a Light-to-Frequency Converter", Proceedings of the XVI IMEKO World Congress, Volume II, pp. 265-269, Wien, Austria, September 2000.
  • Pedro M. B. Silva Girão, "Metrological Quality of Measured and Evaluated Values Using Automated Measuring Systems", Conference on Precision Electromagnetic Measurements (CPEM'2000) Digest, pp. 604-605, Sydney, Australia, May 2000.
  • O. Postolache, P. Girão, Helena Ramos, M. Cretu, C. Fosalau, "Sistem Multifibra Optica Bidirectionala cu Aplicatii in Masurarea Deplasarilor", Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference of Electromechanical Systems (A Doua Conferinta Internationala de Sisteme Electromecanice SIELMEC'99), Volumul III, pp. 107-110, Chisinau, Republica Moldava, Octombrie 1999.
  • O. Postolache, P. Girão, Helena Ramos, M. Cretu, C. Fosalau, "O Aplicatie a Microcontrolerului PIC12C509 in Masurarea Deplasarilor", Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference of Electromechanical Systems (A Doua Conferinta Internationala de Sisteme Electromecanice SIELMEC'99), Volumul III, pp. 105-106, Chisinau, Republica Moldava, Octombrie 1999.
  • O. Postolache, P. Silva Girão, J. M. Dias Pereira, "ADC Resolution Enhancement Based on RBF Neural Network", Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on ADC Modelling and Testing (IWADC'99), vol. 1, pp. 232-235, Bordeaux, France, September 1999.
  • O. A. Postolache, J. M. Dias Pereira, P. Silva Girão, M. Cretu, "Application of RBF Neural Network in ADC Resolution Enhancement", Proceedings of IMEKO XV World Congress, Volume IV TC-4, pp. 89-92, Osaka, Japan, June 1999.
  • J. M. Dias Pereira, A. Cruz Serra, P. Silva Girão, "Dithering in Interleaved ADC Systems", Proceedings of IMEKO XV World Congress, Volume IV TC-4, pp. 81-84, Osaka, Japan, June 1999.
  • J. M. Dias Pereira, A. Cruz Serra, P. Silva Girão, "Dithered ADC Systems in the Presence of Hysteresis Errors", Proceedings of Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (IMTC/99), vol. 2, pp. 1648-1652, Venezia, Italy, May 1999.
  • J. M. Dias Pereira, A. Cruz Serra, P. Silva Girão, "Dithering in A/D Converters: a Compromise Between Resolution and Bandwidth", Proceedings da 2ª Conferência de Telecomunicações (Conftele'99), Vol. 1, pp. 85-89, Sesimbra, Portugal, April 1999.
  • J. M. Dias Pereira, O. Postolache, P. Silva Girão, J. A. Brandão Faria, Mihai Cretu, "An Optical Temperature Transducer Based on a Bimetallic Sensor", Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Development in Digital Measuring Instrumentation (IMEKO TC4 - ISDDMI'98), vol. 2, pp. 661-664, Naples, Italy, September 1998.
  • O. Postolache, J. M. Dias Pereira, P. M. Silva Girão, M. Cretu, "A Virtual Magnetometer Based on Artificial Neural Networks", Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Development in Digital Measuring Instrumentation (IMEKO TC4 - ISDDMI'98), vol. 2, pp. 580-584, Naples, Italy, September 1998.
  • R. Carneiro Martins, H. M. Geirinhas Ramos, P. M. Silva Girão, A. Cruz Serra, "Taxonomic Problems on ADC Characterisation", Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems (IEEE-ICECS'98), Vol. 3, pp. 445-448, Lisboa, Portugal, September 1998.
  • J. M. Dias Pereira, O. Postolache, P. Silva Girão, "Minimising Temperature Drift Errors of Conditioning Circuits Using Artificial Neural Networks", IMTC/98 Conference Proceedings, Volume One, pp. 276-279, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, May 1998.
  • O. Postolache, J. M. Dias Pereira, P. Silva Girão and M. Cretu, "An ANN Fault Detection Procedure Applied in Virtual Measurement Systems Case", IMTC/98 Conference Proceedings, Volume One, pp. 257-260, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA, May 1998.
  • O. Postolache, J. M. Dias Pereira, P. Silva Girão, A. Cruz Serra, "A New Virtual Instrument for Temperature Measurement Based on a Photodiode Excited by a LASER Source", Proceedings of the IEEE 9th Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference (MELECON'98), Vol. II, pp. 1440-1443, Tel-Aviv, Israel, May 1998.
  • Octavian Postolache, Pedro Silva Girão, Helena Maria Ramos, J. M. Pereira, "A Temperature Sensor Fault Detector as an Artificial Network Application", Proceedings of the IEEE 9th Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference (MELECON'98), Vol. I, pp. 678-682, Tel-Aviv, Israel, May 1998.
  • H. Geirinhas Ramos, P. Silva Girão, "Software Environments for the Implementation of Virtual Instrumentation", Proceedings of the IEEE 9th Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference (MELECON'98), Vol. I, pp. 534-538, Tel-Aviv, Israel, May 1998.
  • P. Silva Girão, "Electromagnetic Compatibility: Aspects Involved in the Certification of Products", Proceedings of the IEEE 9th Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference (MELECON'98), Vol. I, pp. 111-115, Tel-Aviv, Israel, May 1998.
  • Mihai Cretu, Octavian Postolache, M. Dias Pereira, P. Silva Girão, "Modelarea Caracteristicilor Senzorilor de Tip Magnetorezistiv Folosind RNA", SIELMEC'97 Prima Conferinta Internationala de Sisteme Electromecanice, Vol. II, pp.167-170, Chisinau, Moldavia, Octombrie 1997.
  • Octavian Postolache, Mihai Cretu,Miguel Dias Pereira, P. Silva Girão, "Aplicatie a Combinatieri LASER-Fotodioda in Masurarea Temperaturii", SIELMEC'97 Prima Conferinta Internationala de Sisteme Electromecanice, Vol. II, pp.163-166, Chisinau, Moldavia, Octombrie 1997.
  • Octavian Postolache, Miguel Dias Pereira, Mihai Cretu, Pedro Girão, "An ANN Method for Correction of Time Drift Error in Virtual Measurement Systems", Proceedings of SCS'97 International Symposium on Signals Circuits and Systems, Volume 2, pp. 595-598, Iasi, Romania, October 1997.
  • J. M. Dias Pereira, A. Cruz Serra, P. Silva Girão, "High Accuracy Data Acquisition of Periodic Signals", Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Electrical Instruments in Industry, pp. 141-144, Glasgow, Scotland, September 1997.
  • J. M. Dias Pereira, A. Cruz Serra, P. Silva Girão, "Minimising Truncation Errors in Digital Wattmeters", Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Electrical Instruments in Industry, pp. 113-116, Glasgow, Scotland, September 1997.
  • P. M. B. Silva Girão, "Automation of Testing Processes: VXI and IEEE 488/VXI Mixed Systems", Proceedings of XIV IMEKO World Congress, Volume IVA, pp. 305-310, Tampere, Finland, June 1997.
  •  P. M. B. Silva Girão, A. M. Cruz Serra, "VXI Instrumentation: Message Based or Register Based Devices?", Proceedings of IEEE IMTC/97, Volume 1, pp.237-240, Ottawa, Canadá, May 1997.
  • Helena M. Geirinhas Ramos, P. Silva Girão and A. Cruz Serra, "Impact of Virtual Instrumentation in Teaching Automated Measurement Systems", Proceedings of IEEE AFRICON’96, Vol.II, pp. 978-981, Stellenbosch, South Africa, September 1996.
  • P. M. B. Silva Girão, "National Quality Systems: The Portuguese Experience", Proceedings of IEEE AFRICON’96, Vol. I, pp. 73-78, Stellenbosch, South Africa, September 1996.
  • H. Geirinhas Ramos, P. Silva Girão, " Experimental Validation of a Two Dimensional Vector Model of Ferromagnetic Hysteresis", International Symposium on Non-Linear Electromagnetic Systems (ISEM), Cardiff, Scotland, 17-20 September 1995.
  • H. Geirinhas Ramos, P. Silva Girão, "Studies on Two-Dimensional Magnetic Phenomena in Electrical Steel Sheets at LME/IST". Invited paper at Fourth Workshop on 2-Dimensional Magnetisation Problems, Cardiff, Scotland, 16-17 September 1995.
  • P. Silva Girão, "Teaching Automated Measuring Systems to Electrical Engineering M.Sc. Students", IMEKO TC-4 7th International Symposium on Modern Electrical and Magnetic Measurements, Part 2, pp. 553-557, Prague, Czech Republic, September 1995.
  • M. Trindade Guerreiro, A. Farinha Rodrigues, P. Pinto Ramos, P. Silva Girão, A. Cruz Serra, "Digital Oscilloscope and Spectrum Analyzer System Based on a Personal Computer", IMEKO TC-4 7th International Symposium on Modern Electrical and Magnetic Measurements, Part 2, pp. 472-476, Prague, Czech Republic, September 1995.
  • Gilberto Lopes, P. Silva Girão, "Automation of the Determination of Magnetic Properties of Electrical Steel and Strip Using the 25 cm Epstein Frame", IMEKO TC-4 7th International Symposium on Modern Electrical and Magnetic Measurements, Part 2, pp. 428-432, Prague, Czech Republic, September 1995.
  • M. Costa Pereira, P. Silva Girão, "Identification of Two and Four Ports Systems Using a Frequency Domain Measurement Technique", IMEKO TC-4 7th International Symposium on Modern Electrical and Magnetic Measurements, Part 2, pp. 352-356, Prague, Czech Republic, September 1995.
  • H. Geirinhas Ramos, P. Silva Girão, " Experimental Evaluation of Rotational Hysteresis Losses in Soft Magnetic Materials", IMEKO TC-4 7th International Symposium on Modern Electrical and Magnetic Measurements, Part 1, pp. 133-137, Prague, Czech Republic, September 1995.
  • J.A. Ferreira Lopes, J.O. Machado Vitorino, P.M.B. Silva Girão, J.M. Torres Pereira, "Implementação de um sistema automático de medida da condutividade de materiais semicondutores amorfos", Actas das 4ªs Jornadas Luso-Espanholas de Engenharia Electrotécnica, Volume 3, pp. 1483-1486, Porto, Portugal, Julho 1995.
  • P. Pinto Ramos, M. Trindade  Guerreiro, A. Farinha Rodrigues, A. Cruz Serra, P. Silva Girão, "PC Based Digital Oscilloscope and Spectrum Analyzer", Proceedings of National Instruments European User Symposium, Munich, Germany, November 1994.
  • A. Cruz Serra and P. Silva Girão, "Static and Dynamic Testing of A/D Converters Using a VXI Based System", Conference Proceedings of 1994 IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, Vol. 2, pp. 903-906, Hamamatsu, Japan, May 1994.
  •  P. Silva Girão, "Characterization of Noise Generators: Automated Measuring System for the Determination of the Probability Distribution and Autocorrelation Functions", Conference Proceedings of 1994 IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, Vol. 2, pp. 533-535, Hamamatsu, Japan, May 1994.
  • H. M. Geirinhas Ramos and P. Silva Girão, "Low Cost Audio Analog Vector Voltmeter/Wattmeter", Proceedings of IEEE 7th Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference (MELECON´94), Volume 3, pp. 1201-1203, Antalya, Turkey, April 1994.
  • H. Geirinhas Ramos, A. Lopes Ribeiro, P. Silva Girão, "A Two Dimensional Vector Model of Ferromagnetic Hysteresis", Abstracts of SMM 11 Soft Magnetic Materials Conference, S6-16, Venezia, Italy, September/October 1993.
  • V.M. Esteves Antunes, P.M. Costa Nicolau, A. Cruz Serra, P. Silva Girão, "Stand Alone PC Based System for the Automation of Pavement Deformation Measurement Using a Benkelman Beam, Actas das 3as Jornadas Hispano-Lusas de Ingeniería Eléctrica, Tomo IV, pp.1565-1570, Barcelona, Espana, Julio 1993.
  • Pedro M. B. Silva Girão, "Programme for an Undergraduate Course on Instrumentation and Measurement", Proceedings of IEEE AFRICON’92, pp. 340-343, Swaziland, September 1992.
  • H. Geirinhas Ramos, P. Silva Girão, "Measurement of Low Level DC Magnetic Fields Using a Synchronous Demodulation Technique", Proceedings of CPEM’92, pp. 50-51, Paris, Juin 1992.
  • H. Geirinhas Ramos, P. Silva Girão, "A Rotating Field Automated Measurement System for the Characterization of Ferromagnetic Materials", 35th Annual Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, S. Diego, California, USA, November 1990.
  • H. Geirinhas Ramos, P. Silva Girão, "PC Based System for the Characterization of Ferromagnetic Materials", Actas das Jornadas Hispano Lusas de Ingeniería Eléctrica, Tomo III, pp.1235-1244, Vigo, Espana, Julio 1990.
  • P. M. B. Silva Girão, J. F. Borges da Silva, "Automated Measurement System to Generate a Preisach Type Model of Ferromagnetic Hysteresis", Conference Record of the IMTC/86 IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, pp.207-211, Boulder, Colorado, USA, March 1986.
  • A. M. Santos Pascoal, M. F. Ventim Neves, P. M. B. Silva Girão, "A Microcomputer Based PID Controller", Proceedings of the 1981 Vigo Workshop on Signal Processing and its Applications, pp.C1/4/1 -  C1/4/8, Vigo, Spain, July 1981.

 

Reports, dissertations and editions

  • António Cruz Serra and Pedro Silva Girão, Proceedings of the 6th Euro Workshop on ADC Modelling and Testing, JAMP Lda., ISBN 972-98115-5-5, Legal deposit 168084/01, Lisbon, Portugal, September 2001.
  • António Cruz Serra and Pedro Silva Girão, Proceedings of the 11th IMEKO TC-4 Symposium “Trends in Electrical Measurement and Instrumentation”, JAMP Lda., ISBN 972-98115-4-7, Depósito Legal 168083/01, Lisbon, Portugal, September 2001.
  • João Paulo Teixeira, Isabel Trancoso, Pedro Girão et al., LEEC Self-Evaluation Report (in Portuguese: Relatório de Auto -Avaliação da LEEC).
  • P. M. B. Silva Girão, Automated Measurement Systems; from CAMAC to virtual instrumentation (in Portuguese: Sistemas Automáticos de Medida: da CAMAC à instrumentação virtual. Lição de síntese, provas de Agregação, I.S.T., 1995).
  • P. M. B. Silva Girão, Report on PC-Based Instrumentation (in Portuguese: Relatório da disciplina de Instrumentação Suportada em Computadores Pessoais. Provas de Agregação, I.S.T., 1995).
  • P. M. B. Silva Girão, Report on Instrumentation and Measurement (in Portuguese: Relatório da disciplina de Instrumentação e Medidas. Concurso para Professor Associado do Instituto Superior Técnico, 1993).
  • P. M. B. Silva Girão, Caracterization of Magnetic Materials Using Preisach Model. Model Identification and its Application in Numerical Simulation, Ph.D. Thesis (in Portuguese: Caracterização de Materiais Magnéticos pelo Modelo de Preisach. Identificação do Modelo e sua Aplicação em Simulação Numérica, IST 1988)
  • Internal Report of Centro de Electrotecnia da Universidade Técnica de Lisboa. (in Portuguese: Relatórios Internos do Centro de Electrotecnia da Universidade Técnica de Lisboa.

 

Patents

  • PT Patent 103629; Pedro Silva Girão, Octavian Postolache, José Miguel Dias Pereira, Helena Geirinhas Ramos; Turbidity Meter for Environmental and Industrial Applications: Date of priority: 29/12/2006.  
  • PT Patent 103626; Pedro Silva Girão, Octavian Postolache, José Miguel Dias Pereira, Helena Geirinhas Ramos; Automated and Distributed System for Water Quality Parameters Measurement: Date of priority: 29/12/2006.  
  • PT Patent 103501; J. Viegas, P. Girão, F. Alegria, B. Lu, J. Vieira;  Automatic System for the Detection and Identification of Vehicles Entering or Exiting Traffic Lanes Closed to Circulation: Date of priority: 14/06/2006.