• Fátima Silva Leite

  • Research Area

    Geometric control theory

  • Institution

    University of Coimbra

  • PhD

    Institution: Warwick University - England
    Year: 1983

  • Main research publications

    • An intrinsic formulation of the rolling manifolds problem (with M. Godoy, E. Grong, I. Markina) , Journal of Dynamical and Control Systems 18 (2012)
    • High order smoothing splines versus least squares problems on Riemannian manifolds (with L. Machado and K. Krakowski) , Journal of Dynamical and Control Systems 16 (2010)
    • Exponentials of skew-symmetric matrices and logarithms of orthogonal matrices (with J. Cardoso) , Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics 233 (2010)
    • On the geometry of rolling and interpolation curves on Sn, SO(n) and Graßmann manifolds (with K. Hüper) , Journal of Dynamical and Control Systems 13 (2007)
    • Rolling Stiefel manifolds (with K. Hüper and M. Kleinsteuber) , International Journal of Systems Science 39 (2007)
  • PhD Students

    • Fátima Pina ongoing
    • André Marques ongoing
    • Rui Carreira Rodrigues Smooth interpolation in Euclidean spaces and other Riemannian manifolds 2007
    • Luís Faustino Machado Least Square Problems on Riemannian Manifolds 2006
    • João Cardoso Matrix Logarithms – Theoretical and Numerical Considerations 2003
    • Margarida Camarinha Geometry of Cubic Polynomials in Riemannian Manifolds co-supervision with P. Crouch, 1996

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  • Some aspects of descent theory and applications
      Rui Rodrigues de Abreu Fernandes Prezado (January 2024)
      Maria Manuel Clementino
      Fernando Lucatelli Nunes
  • Comparability between different systems: star-shaped and convex transform orders
      Beatriz Ferreira Santos (December 2023)
      Paulo Eduardo Oliveira
      Idir Arab
  • On Lax Idempotent Monads in Topology
      Carlos Miguel Alves Fitas (December 2023)
      Maria Manuel Clementino
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