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    • 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)
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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 ...
    • 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)
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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 ...
    • 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 quaternion deterministic monogenic CNN layer for contrast invariance 

      Moya Sánchez, Eduardo Ulises; Xambó Descamps, Sebastián; Salazar Colores, Sebastián; Sánchez-Pérez, Abraham; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises (Springer, 2021)
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      Deep learning (DL) is attracting considerable interest as it currently achieves remarkable performance in many branches of science and technology. However, current DL cannot guarantee capabilities of the mammalian visual ...
    • A visual embedding for the unsupervised extraction of abstract semantics 

      García Gasulla, Dario; Ayguadé Parra, Eduard; Labarta Mancho, Jesús José; Béjar Alonso, Javier; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Suzumura, Toyotaro; Chen, R (2017-05-01)
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      Vector-space word representations obtained from neural network models have been shown to enable semantic operations based on vector arithmetic. In this paper, we explore the existence of similar information on vector ...
    • A web-based platform for people with memory problems and their caregivers (CAREGIVERSPRO-MMD): Mixed-methods evaluation of usability 

      Zafeiridi, Paraskevi; Paulson, Kevin; Dunn, Rosie; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Barrué Subirana, Cristian; Cortés Martínez, Atia (JMIR, 2018-01)
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      Background: The increasing number of people with dementia (PwD) drives research exploring Web-based support interventions to provide effective care for larger populations. In this concept, a Web-based platform (CAREGIVERSPRO-MMD, ...
    • About the attribute relevance's nature 

      Núñez Esquer, Gustavo; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Belanche Muñoz, Luis Antonio; Alvarado Mentado, Matías (1991-03)
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      The notion of relevance of an attribute in machine learning is of common use in the construction of classfication rules in inductive learning processes. In this work a formal definition of the relevance concept for a given ...
    • Adding X-security to Carrel: security for agent-based healthcare applications 

      Cabanillas Barbacil, David Conrado; Willmott, Steven; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises (2003-06)
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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)
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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 ...
    • Agentes en la red 

      Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Hall, Tim P.; Mor Pera, Enric; Sànchez-Marrè, Miquel (Asociación de Técnicos de Informática, 1996-12)
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    • 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)
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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 ...
    • 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 ...