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  • Adding X-security to Carrel: security for agent-based healthcare applications 

    Cabanillas Barbacil, David Conrado; Willmott, Steven; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises (2003-06)
    External research report
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    The high growth of Multi-Agent Systems (MAS) in Open Networks with initiatives such as Agentcities1 requires development in many different areas such as scalable and secure agent platforms, location services, directory ...
  • Addressing the evaluation of EDSS-maintenance 

    Turon, Clàudia; Comas Matas, Joaquim; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Poch Espallargas, Manel (2006)
    Conference report
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    Daily operation and maintenance tasks are needed to guarantee the correct performance of constructed wetlands. The definition of these activities is a complex task since these actions vary according to the characteristics ...
  • AI based fall management services: the role of the i-Walker in I-DONTFALL 

    Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Martínez Velasco, Antonio Benito; Barrué Subirana, Cristian; Annicchiarico, Roberta (Springer, 2012)
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    Falls are a major international public health challenge because of the myriad effects on older individuals: direct physical and psychological injury; fear of falling and activity limitation; reduced social participation ...
  • ALIS + MILORD 

    López de Mántaras, Ramon; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Plaza, Enric; Sierra, Carlos; Villar, Alfredo (1985)
    External research report
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    Aquest report desenvolupa les dues vessants principals en el camp de l'enginyeria de coneixements i una metodologia per a l'adquisició de l'expertesa i el disseny i implementació de diversos motors d'interferència. La ...
  • 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 ...
  • A logic-based environmental decision support system for the management of horizontal subsurface constructed wetlands 

    Garcia Gasulla, Dario; Poch Espallargas, Manel; Nieves Sánchez, Juan Carlos; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Turon, Clàudia (2012-04-02)
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    The use of Horizontal Subsurface Constructed Wetlands (HSCWs) for treating wastewaters in small communities has increased in the last years due to HSCW’s ecological singularities. Unfortunately, the same singularities ...
  • A machine learning methodology for the selection and classification of spontaneous spinal cord dorsum potentials allows disclosure of structured (non-random) changes in neuronal connectivity induced by nociceptive stimulation 

    Martín Muñoz, Mario; Contreras-Hernández, Enrique; Béjar Alonso, Javier; Espósito, Gennaro; Chávez, Diógenes; Glusman, Silvio; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Rudomín, Pablo (2015-08-26)
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  • A methodology for pattern detection in gait behaviour using the i-Walker 

    Moreno Vázquez, Jonatan; Cortés, Atia; Barrué Subirana, Cristian; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises (IOS Press, 2015)
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    Our societies are dealing with the fast increasing of the elderly population and its consequences in terms of public health sustainability. Elderly tends to suffer from different diseases that affect their autonomy. An ...
  • A Methodology of knowledge discovery in serial measurement applied to a psychiatric domain 

    Rodas Osollo, Jorge Enrique; Gibert, Karina; Rojo, Emilio; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises (2001-11)
    External research report
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    The paper introduces a methodology of Knowledge Discovery in Serial Measurement (KDSM) for analyzing repeated very short time series with a blocking factor in ill-structured domains. This proposal focuses on results ...
  • A metrics review for performance evaluation on assisted wheelchair navigation 

    Urdiales García, Cristina; Peula, José Ma.; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Barrué Subirana, Cristian; Fernández Espejo, Blanca; Annicchiarico, Roberta; Sandoval, Francisco; Caltagirone, Carlo (Springer Verlag, 2009-06-10)
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    In nowadays aging society, many people require assistance for non-pedestrian mobility. In some cases, assistive devices require a certain degree of autonomy when the persons’ disabilities difficult manual control. In this ...
  • 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 ...
  • An adaptive scheme for wheelchair navigation collaborative control 

    Urdiales García, Cristina; Peula, José Ma.; Barrué Subirana, Cristian; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Sandoval, Francisco; Caltagirone, Carlo; Annicchiarico, Roberta (AAAI Press. Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, 2008)
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    In this paper we propose a system where machine and human cooperate at every situation via a reactive emergent behavior, so that the person is always in charge of his/her own motion. Our approach relies on locally evaluating ...
  • Análisis de medidas repetidas mediante el uso de la curva media como síntesis 

    Rodas, Jorge; Rojo, Emili; Gibert, Karina; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises (2003-09-04)
    External research report
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    This technical report presents the obtained results from the application of KDSM methodology and Summary Measures method to repeated and very short serial measures with blocking factor on psychiatry ill-structured domain
  • Analysing similarity assessment in feature-vector case representations 

    Núñez, Héctor; Sànchez-Marrè, Miquel; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Comas, Joaquim; Rodríguez Roda, Ignasi; Poch, Manel (2003-04)
    External research report
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    Case-Based Reasoning (CBR) is a good technique to solve new problems based in previous experience. Main assumption in CBR relies in the hypothesis that similar problems should have similar solutions. CBR systems retrieve ...
  • An analysis of paperclip arbitrage 

    Cabanillas Barbacil, David Conrado; Willmott, Steven Nicolás; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises (2007-12)
    External research report
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    While bartering is arguably the world's oldest form of trade there are still many instances where it surprises us. One such case is the remarkable story of Kyle MacDonald who, by means of a sequence of bartering exchanges ...
  • A new collaborative shared control strategy for continuous elder/robot assisted navigation 

    Caltagirone, Carlo; Annicchiarico, Roberta; Urdiales García, Cristina; Peula, José Ma.; Barrué Subirana, Cristian; Pérez, Eduardo J.; Sánchez-Tato, Isabel; del Toro, J.M.; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Sandoval, Francisco (2008)
    Conference report
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    In nowadays aging society, many people require mobility assistance. Autonomous wheelchairs may provide some help, but they are not supposed to overtake all control on human mobility, as this is reported to lead to loss ...
  • A new multi-criteria optimization strategy for shared control in wheelchair assisted navigation 

    Sandoval, Francisco; Caltagirone, Carlo; Annicchiarico, Roberta; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Urdiales García, Cristina; Peula, José Ma.; Fernández-Carmona, Manuel; Barrué Subirana, Cristian; Pérez, Eduardo J.; Sánchez-Tato, Isabel; del Toro, J.C.; Galluppi, F. (2011-02-01)
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    In todays aging society, many people require mobility assistance, that can be provided by robotized assistive wheelchairs with a certain degree of autonomy when manual control is unfeasible due to disability. Robot ...
  • Animats adaptation to complex environments as learning guided by evolution 

    Martín Muñoz, Mario; Garcia, Màrius; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises (1995-03)
    External research report
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    In this paper, a new approach to adapt animats to complex environments is proposed. It is based on the advantages and drawbacks of two known strategies: learning and evolution. The proposed approach uses a new learning by ...
  • An operational approach for implementing normative agents in urban wastewater systems 

    Nieves Sánchez, Juan Carlos; Garcia Gasulla, Dario; Aulinas, Montse; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises (2012-01-01)
    Article
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    Las políticas de gestión de la calidad del agua a nivel de cuenca hidrográfica son especialmente importantes para la prevención y/o reducción de la polución originada por el hombre en el medio ambiente. Los efluentes ...
  • 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. ...