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    • A framework for the development and maintenance of adaptive, dynamic, context-aware information services 

      Palau, Manel; Gómez Sebastià, Ignasi; Ceccaroni, Luigi; Vázquez Salceda, Javier; Nieves Sánchez, Juan Carlos (2010)
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      This paper presents an agent-based methodological approach to design distributed service-oriented systems which can adapt their behaviour according to changes in the environment and in the user needs, even taking the ...
    • A functional approach for disruptive event discovery and policy monitoring in mobility scenarios 

      Gómez Sebastià, Ignasi; Oliva Felipe, Luis Javier; Álvarez Napagao, Sergio; Garcia Gasulla, Dario; Tejeda Gómez, José Arturo; Vázquez Salceda, Javier (2014)
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      This paper presents the results obtained of using LISP for real-time event detection and how these results are interpreted and used within the context of SUPERHUB, a European-Funded projected aimed to achieve a ...
    • A middleware for building contract-aware agent-based services 

      Confalonieri, Roberto; Álvarez Napagao, Sergio; Panagiotidi, Sofia; Vázquez Salceda, Javier; Willmott, Steven Nicolás (Springer Verlag, 2008)
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      This paper presents a middleware to help designers in the implementation of contract-aware agent-based services. The middleware provides several components, including a contract manager, a communication manager and a ...
    • A Multi-agent approach to model a transplant coordination unit 

      Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; López-Navidad, Antonio; Vázquez Salceda, Javier; Vázquez Huerga, Alberto; Lopes Lima-Ribeiro, Evanda Sabrine; Busquets Font, Didac; Nicolás, M; Vazquez, Fernando; Caballero, F (2000-06)
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      We present an Agency called UCTx designed to model the tasks performed by a Transplant Coordination Unit (UCTx) inside a Hospital. The aim of this work is to show how a multi-agent approach allows us to describe and implement ...
    • A norm-aware multi-agent system for social simulations in a river basin 

      Gómez Sebastià, Ignasi; Oliva Felipe, Luís Javier; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Verdaguer, Marta; Poch Espallargas, Manel; Rodríguez Roda, Ignasi; Vázquez Salceda, Javier (Springer, 2017)
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      Wastewater management is a complex task involving a wide range of technical environmental and social factors. Furthermore, it typically requires the coordination of a heterogeneous society of actors with different goals. ...
    • A preference meta-model for logic programs with possibilistic ordered disjunction 

      Confalonieri, Roberto; Nieves Sánchez, Juan Carlos; Vázquez Salceda, Javier (CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 2009)
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      This paper presents an approach for specifying user preferences related to services by means of a preference meta-model, which is mapped to logic programs with possibilistic ordered disjunction following a Model-Driven ...
    • ALIVE meets SHARE-it : an agent-oriented solution to model organisational and normative requirements in assistive technologies 

      Gómez Sebastià, Ignasi; Garcia Gasulla, Dario; Barrué Subirana, Cristian; Vázquez Salceda, Javier; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises (Springer, 2010)
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      Assistive technologies represent a recent application area of a wide variety of Arti cial Intelligence methods and tools to support people in their activities of daily living. But most approaches do only center in the ...
    • Beginning to programming pilot course, IniPro, using Java 

      Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Gabarró Vallès, Joaquim; Gomez Gonzalez, Antonia; Vázquez Huerga, Alberto; Vázquez Salceda, Javier (1999-04)
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      A new experience in programming education is explained. It has happened at the Facultat d'Informàtica de Barcelona (FIB) into a course named Iniciació a la Programació (Beginning to Programming), also nicknamed as ...
    • Carrel: an agent mediated institution for the exchange of human tissues among hospitals for transplantation 

      Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; López-Navidad, Antonio; Vázquez Salceda, Javier; Vázquez Huerga, Alberto; Busquets, D.; Nicolás, M.; Lopes Lima-Ribeiro, Evanda Sabrine; Vazquez, Fernando; Caballero, Francisco (2000-05)
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      In this work we present an application of Intelligent Agents Technology to mediate in the exchange of Human Tissues for transplantation.The impact of this activity is considered to be of first importance for health and ...
    • CONCIENS: organizational awareness in real-time strategy games 

      Álvarez Napagao, Sergio; Gómez Sebastià, Ignasi; Vázquez Salceda, Javier; Koch, Fernando (IOS Press, 2010)
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      The implementation of AI in commercial games is usually based on low level designs that makes the control predictable, unadaptive, and non reusable. Recent algorithms such as HTN or GOAP prove that higher levels of abstraction ...
    • Coordination, organisation and model driven approaches for dynamic, flexible, robust software and services engineering 

      Reed, Cris; Nieves Sánchez, Juan Carlos; Padget, Julián; Vasconcelos, Wamberto; Staikopoulos, Athanasios; Cliffe, Owen; Dignum, Frank; Vázquez Salceda, Javier; Clarke, Siobhán (Springer Wien New York, 2011-01-28)
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      Enterprise systems are increasingly composed of (and even functioning as) components in a dynamic, digital ecosystem. On the one hand, this new situation requires flexible, spontaneous and opportunistic collaboration ...
    • Creating agent platforms to host agent-mediated services that share resources 

      Vázquez Salceda, Javier; Mérida-Campos, C; Pujol, J M (2002-06)
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      After a period where the Internet was exclusively filled with content, the present efforts are moving towards services, which handle the raw information to create value from it. Therefore labors to create a wide ...
    • DIALCAT: Diabetes as an accelerator of cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease, comprehensive approach and adherence to treatment 

      Barrué Subirana, Cristian; Vila Muñoz, Roger; Martínez Velasco, Antonio Benito; Martín Muñoz, Mario; Vázquez Salceda, Javier; Simó Canonge, Rafael; Barroso, Marta; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises (2019-01-01)
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      In this article, we present the designof an mHealth system to support senior citizens with chronic diseases in managing their adherenceto pharmacological treatment. The DIALCAT system consisting of a smart pill dispenser ...
    • Discovery of spatio-temporal patterns from location based social networks 

      Béjar Alonso, Javier; Álvarez Napagao, Sergio; Garcia Gasulla, Dario; Gómez Sebastià, Ignasi; Oliva Felipe, Luis Javier; Tejeda Gómez, José Arturo; Vázquez Salceda, Javier (IOS Press, 2014)
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      Location Based Social Networks (LBSN) have become an interesting source for mining user behavior. These networks (e.g. Twitter, Instagram or Foursquare) collect spatio-temporal data from users in a way that they can be ...
    • Discovery of spatio-temporal patterns from location-based social networks 

      Béjar Alonso, Javier; Álvarez Napagao, Sergio; Garcia Gasulla, Dario; Gómez Sebastià, Ignasi; Oliva Felipe, Luis Javier; Tejeda Gómez, José Arturo; Vázquez Salceda, Javier (2015-07-20)
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      Location Based Social Networks (LBSN) like Twitter or Instagram are a good source for user spatio-temporal behavior. These networks collect data from users in such a way that they can be seen as a set of collective and ...
    • Dynamic orchestration of distributed services on interactive community displays: the ALIVE approach 

      Gómez Sebastià, Ignasi; Palau, Manel; Nieves Sánchez, Juan Carlos; Vázquez Salceda, Javier; Ceccaroni, Luigi (Springer Verlag, 2009)
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      Interconnected service providers constitute a highly dynamic, complex, distributed environment. Multi-agent system design-methodologies have been try-ing to address this kind of environments for a long time. The European ...
    • E-Tools for the disabled and for the new generation of senior citizens: a position paper 

      Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Annicchiarico, Roberta; Vázquez Salceda, Javier; Sànchez-Marrè, Miquel; Marini, Andrea; Caltagirone, Carlo (2002-03)
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      In this paper we present our exploratory ideas about the integration of agent technology with other technologies to build specific e-tools for the disabled and for the new generation of senior citizens. In particular, we ...
    • Engineering social reality with inheritance relations 

      Aldewereld, Huib; Álvarez Napagao, Sergio; Dignum, Frank; Vázquez Salceda, Javier (Springer, 2009)
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      In systems based on organisational specifications a reoccurring problem remains to be solved in the disparity between the level of abstractness of the organisational concepts and the concepts used in the implementation. ...
    • Extending CARREL's architecture for agents to argue over the viability of a human organ 

      Tolchinsky Landsmann, Francisco; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Nieves, Juan Carlos; Vázquez Salceda, Javier (2005-09)
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      In this report we present an extension to CARREL's architecture. CARREL is an agent-based organization designed to improve the overall transplant process. The proposed extension will enable CARREL agents to reason and ...
    • Extending the Carrel system to mediate in the organ and tissue allocation processes: a first approach 

      Vázquez Salceda, Javier; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Padget, Julián; López-Navidad, Antonio; Caballero, Francisco (2002-04)
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      In this paper we extend the formalization of Carrel, a virtual organization for the procurement of tissues for transplantation purposes, in order to model also the procurement of human organs for transplants. We will focus ...