Isabel Harb Manssour

Currículo Lattes
isabel.manssour@pucrs.br

Isabel Harb Manssour is an associate professor in the School of Computer Science at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS), Brazil, and is member of the Postgraduate Program in Computer Science. Besides teaching programming, computer graphics and data visualization in undergraduate and graduate courses, she has experience in the development of research projects financed by funding agencies and companies such as CNPq, HP Brazil and Petrobras. Her research interests include all areas of Visualization, Computer Graphics, Computer Vision, and Human-Computer Interaction. Manssour has a PhD in Computer Science from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul in 2002.

Research Topics

  • Information visualization
    Visualization of Social Networks Data
    Visualization of Open Government Data
    DSL for Large-Scale Geospatial Data Visualization
  • Visual Analysis
    Monitoring Students in Distance Courses
  • Computer Vision
    Techniques to Assist Visually Impaired People (location and identification of tactile paving, detection of aerial and ground obstacles, location of crosswalks, doors and stairs identification)
    Autonomous Navigation of Boats
    Identification of Cystine Crystals in Urine Sediment

Recent publications (last 5 years)

2017

  • SANTOS, Caroline Q. ; CUNHA, H. S. ; TEIXEIRA, C. R. G. ; SOUZA, D. R. ; Roberto Tietzmann ; MANSSOUR, Isabel H. ; SILVEIRA, Milene Selbach ; Duncan Dubugras Alcoba Ruiz ; Marcelo Träsel ; Rodrigo Barros . Media Professionals? Opinions about Interactive Visualizations of Political Polarization during Brazilian Presidential Campaigns on Twitter. In: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), 2017, Waikoloa Village, HI. Proceedings of the 50th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-50), 2017. p. 1891-1900.
  • LEDUR, Cleverson ; GRIEBLER, Dalvan ; MANSSOUR, Isabel H.; FERNANDES, Luiz Gustavo. A High-Level DSL for Geospatial Visualizations with Multi-core Parallelism Support In: IEEE International Conference on Computers, Software and Applicatins (COMPSAC), 2017, Torino, Itália. Proceedings of the 41st IEEE International Conference on Computers, Software and Applicatins (COMPSAC).
  • OLIVEIRA, Juliana D.; CAMPOS, Márcia B.; AMORY, A. M.; MANSSOUR, Isabel H. Teaching Robot Programming Activities for Visually Impaired Students: a Systematic Review In: International Conference on Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction (UAHCI), 2017, Vancouver, Canada. Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Human and Technological Environments. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science). Springer International Publishing, v.10279. p.155 - 167.
  • ABICHEQUER, Vicenzo; LAMMEL, F.; PINHO, Márcio Sarroglia; MANSSOUR, Isabel H. An automatic method for identification of cystine crystals in urine sediment In: ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC), 2017, Marrakech, Morocco. Proceedings of the Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC'17). New York, NY, USA: ACM, 2017. p.170 - 173.

2016

  • GHILARDI, Marcelo C. ; Julio Cezar Silveira Jacques Junior ; MANSSOUR, Isabel Harb . Crosswalk localization from low resolution satellite images to assist visually impaired people. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications , v. PP, p. 1-1, 2016.
  • SANTOS, Caroline Q. ; Roberto Tietzmann ; Marcelo Träsel ; MORAES, Silvia Maria Wanderley ; MANSSOUR, Isabel Harb ; SILVEIRA, Milene Selbach . Can visualization techniques help journalists to deepen analysis of Twitter data? Exploring the ?Germany7x1 Brazil? case. In: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), 2016, Kauai, Hawaii. Proceedings of the 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-49), 2016. p. 1939-1948.
  • GHIDINI, Eduardo ; ALMEIDA, W. D. L. ; MANSSOUR, Isabel Harb ; SILVEIRA, Milene Selbach . Developing Apps for Visually Impaired People: Lessons Learned from Practice. In: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), 2016, Kauai, Hawaii. Proceedings of the 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-49), 2016. p. 5691-5700.
  • SCHUNK, Anelise ; BERGMANN, Francine ; PICCOLI, Ricardo F. B. ; ZIESEMER, Angelina ; MANSSOUR, Isabel Harb ; OLIVEIRA, João Batista ; SILVEIRA, Milene Selbach . User Impressions about Distinct Approaches to Layout Design of Personalized Content. In: International Conference on Information Technology: New Generations (ITNG), 2016, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Information Technology: New Generations - 13th International Conference on Information Technology, 2016. v. 448. p. 1009-1020.
  • GHILARDI, Marcelo C. ; MACEDO, R. C. ; MANSSOUR, Isabel Harb. A New Approach for Automatic Detection of Tactile Paving Surfaces in Sidewalks. In: International Conference on Computational Science (ICCS), 2016, San Diego, CA, USA. Procedia Computer Science, 2016. v. 80. p. 662-672.
  • LAMMEL, Felipe ; MANSSOUR, Isabel Harb ; SILVEIRA, Milene Selbach . Multi-touch Interaction with Information Visualization Techniques: An Analysis Using Twitter Data. In: International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCII), 2016, Toronto, Canada. Human-Computer Interaction. Novel User Experiences (Lecture Notes in Computer Science). Switzerland: Springer International Publishing, 2016. v. 9733. p. 211-222.
  • COLET, Mateus. E. ; BRAUN, Adriana ; MANSSOUR, Isabel Harb . A new approach to turbid water surface identification for autonomous navigation. In: International Conferences in Central Europe on Computer Graphics, Visualization and Computer Vision (WSCG), 2016, Plzen, Czech Republic. Proceedings of 24th International Conference in Central Europe on Computer Graphics, Visualization and Computer Vision, WSCG 2016 - Short Papers Proceedings, 2016. p. 317-326.
  • GHILARDI, Marcelo C. ; MANSSOUR, Isabel Harb . Support model for navigation on sidewalks for visually impaired persons. In: Conference on Graphics,Patterns and Images - Workshop of Theses and Dissertations (WTD-SIBGRAPI), 2016, São José dos Campos, SP. Proceedings of Conference on Graphics, Patterns and Images, 29. (SIBGRAPI). Porto Alegre: Sociedade Brasileira de Computação, 2016.
  • EINLOFT, D. C. ; GHILARDI, Marcelo C. ; MANSSOUR, Isabel Harb. Automatic Detection of Tactile Paving Surfaces in Indoor Environments. In: Conference on Graphics,Patterns and Images - Workshop of Undergraduate Works (WUW-SIBGRAPI), 2016, São José dos Campos, SP. Proceedings of Conference on Graphics, Patterns and Images, 29. (SIBGRAPI). Porto Alegre: Sociedade Brasileira de Computação, 2016.
  • SANTOS, Caroline Q. ; SILVEIRA, Milene Selbach ; MANSSOUR, Isabel Harb. Visualização e Análise de Dados de Mídias Sociais: estudos preliminares sobre a percepção de analistas de dados. In: Simpósio Brasileiro sobre Fatores Humanos em Sistemas Computacionais (IHC), 2016, São Paulo, SP. Proceedings of XV Simpósio Brasileiro sobre Fatores Humanos em Sistemas Computacionais. Porto Alegre: Sociedade Brasileira de Computação, 2016.

2015

  • CHAMUN, Rodrigo ; ZIESEMER, Angelina ; OLIVEIRA, João Batista ; MANSSOUR, Isabel Harb ; SILVEIRA, Milene Selbach . What About Document Folding? User Impressions and a Design Approach. In: International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCII), 2015, Los Angeles, CA, USA. Human-Computer Interaction: Design and Evaluation (Lecture Notes in Computer Science). Switzerland: Springer International Publishing, 2015. v. 9169. p. 307-319.
  • MANSSOUR, Isabel Harb; SILVEIRA, Milene Selbach ; SANTOS, Caroline Q. ; JURGENS, Adolf ; SCHIRMER, Flávio T. . Using information visualization techniques to improve the perception of the organizations? image on social networks. In: International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCII), 2015, Los Angeles, CA, USA. Social Computing and Social Media (Lecture Notes in Computer Science). Switzerland: Springer International Publishing, 2015. v. 9182. p. 55-66.
  • SANTOS, Caroline Q. ; MORAES, Silvia Maria Wanderley ; SILVEIRA, Milene Selbach ; TRÄSEL, Marcelo ; TIETZMANN, Roberto ; MANSSOUR, Isabel Harb. A aplicação de visualizações gráficas para a análise jornalística de dados do Twitter. In: 6º Simpósio Internacional de Ciberjornalismo, 2015, Campo Grande. Anais do 6º Simpósio Internacional de Ciberjornalismo, 2015. p. 1-20.
  • WEIAND, Augusto ; MANSSOUR, Isabel Harb . Towards visual analysis techniques for monitoring students of distance education courses. In: Workshop on Visual Analytics, Information Visualization and Scientific Visualization (WVIS-SIBGRAPI), 2015, Salvador. Proceedings of the 6th Workshop on Visual Analytics, Information Visualization and Scientific Visualization, 2015.
  • LEDUR, Cleverson ; GRIEBLER, Dalvan ; MANSSOUR, Isabel Harb ; FERNANDES, Luiz Gustavo . Towards a Domain-Specific Language for Geospatial Data Visualization Maps with Big Data Sets. In: ACS/IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications (AICCSA), 2015, Marrakech, Morocco. Proceedings of 2015 IEEE/ACS 12th International Conference of Computer Systems and Applications (AICCSA), 2015. p. 1-8.
  • MORAES, Silvia Maria Wanderley ; MANSSOUR, Isabel Harb ; SILVEIRA, Milene Selbach . 7x1-PT: um Corpus extraído do Twitter para Análise de Sentimentos em Língua Portuguesa. In: Brazilian Symposium in Information and Human Language Technology (STIL), 2015, Natal. Proceedings of Symposium in Information and Human Language Technology, 2015. p. 21-25.

2014

  • ZIESEMER, Angelina ; BERGMANN, Francine ; MANSSOUR, Isabel Harb ; OLIVEIRA, João Batista ; SILVEIRA, Milene Selbach . Do Gender and Age Matter? A User Study on Differences in Photo Collection Management. In: International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCII), 2014, Crete, Greece. Human-Computer Interaction. Applications and Services, 2014. v. 8512. p. 199-207.
  • CHAMUN, Rodrigo ; PINHEIRO, DANIELE ; JORNADA, DIEGO ; OLIVEIRA, João Batista ; MANSSOUR, Isabel H. . Extracting web content for personalized presentation. In: ACM Symposium on Document Engineering (DocEng), 2014, Fort Collins, CO. Proceedings of the 14th ACM symposium on Document engineering - DocEng '14, 2014. p. 157-164.

2013

  • BERGMANN, Francine ; MANSSOUR, Isabel Harb ; SILVEIRA, Milene Selbach ; OLIVEIRA, João Batista . Automatic Layout Generation for Digital Photo Albums: A User Study. In: International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (HCII), 2013, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Human-Computer Interaction. Users and Contexts of Use (Lecture Notes in Computer Science). Berlin Heidelberg: Springer, 2013. v. 8006. p. 117-126.
  • ROTTA, Guilherme Coletto ; LEMOS, Vinícius Silva de; LAMMEL, Felipe ; MANSSOUR, Isabel H. ; SILVEIRA, Milene Selbach ; PASE, André F. . Visualization Techniques for the Analysis of Twitter Users? Behavior. In: International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM), 2013, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. Proceedings of the Seventh International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media. Palo Alto, California: The AAAI Press, 2013. p. 748-749.
  • ROTTA, Guilherme Coletto ; LEMOS, Vinícius Silva de ; CUNHA, Ana Luiza Moura da ; MANSSOUR, Isabel Harb ; SILVEIRA, Milene Selbach ; PASE, André F. . Exploring Twitter Interactions through Visualization Techniques: Users Impressions and New Possibilities. In: Human-Computer Interaction (Interact), 2013, Cape Town, South Africa. Human-Computer Interaction ? INTERACT 2013 - Proceedings of the 14th IFIP TC 13 International Conference, Part III (Lecture Notes in Computer Science). Heidelberg: Springer, 2013. v. 8119. p. 700-707.
  • PRETTO, Fabrício ; MANSSOUR, Isabel Harb ; LOPES, Maria Helena I. ; PINHO, Márcio Sarroglia . Experiences using Augmented Reality Environment for training and evaluating medical students. In: 2013 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo Workshops (ICMEW), 2013, San Jose, CA. 2013 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo Workshops (ICMEW), 2013. p. 1-4.