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    • 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. ...
    • Explainable agents adapt to human behaviour 

      Tormos Llorente, Adrián; Giménez Ábalos, Víctor; Domènech Vila, Marc; Gnatyshak, Dmitry; Álvarez Napagao, Sergio; Vázquez Salceda, Javier (2023)
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      When integrating artificial agents into physical or digital environments that are shared with humans, agents are often equipped with opaque Machine Learning methods to enable adapting their behaviour to dynamic human needs ...
    • 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 ...
    • Logic programs with possibilistic ordered disjunction 

      Confalonieri, Roberto; Nieves, Juan Carlos; Vázquez Salceda, Javier (2009-05)
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      Logic programs with ordered disjunction have shown to be a flexible specification language able to model common user preferences in a natural way. However, in some realistic scenarios the preferences should be linked to ...
    • Making games ALIVE: an organisational approach 

      Álvarez Napagao, Sergio; Koch, Fernando; Gómez Sebastià, Ignasi; Vázquez Salceda, Javier (Springer Verlag, 2010)
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      The AI techniques used in commercial games are usually predictable, inflexible and unadaptive, causing a lack of realism for the player. In this paper, we introduce a proposal of integrating the ALIVE framework, based on ...
    • Making norms concrete 

      Aldewereld, Huib; Álvarez Napagao, Sergio; Dignum, Frank; Vázquez Salceda, Javier (2010)
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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. ...
    • Making smart cities smarter using artificial intelligence techniques for smarter mobility 

      Vázquez Salceda, Javier; Álvarez Napagao, Sergio; Tejeda Gómez, José Arturo; Oliva Felipe, Luis Javier; Garcia Gasulla, Dario; Gómez Sebastià, Ignasi; Codina Busquet, Víctor (SciTePress, 2014)
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      The term Smart City is tipically applied to urban and metropolitan areas where Information and Communication Technologies provide ways to enable social, cultural and urban development, improving social and political ...
    • Norm-aware planning: semantics and implementation 

      Panagiotidi, Sofia; Vázquez Salceda, Javier (2011)
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      Abstract—Norms are a way to specify acceptable behaviour in a context. In literature there is a lot of work on norm theories, models and specifications on how agents might take norms into account when reasoning but few ...
    • Norms, organisations and semantic web services: The ALIVE approach 

      Álvarez Napagao, Sergio; Cliffe, Owen; Vázquez Salceda, Javier; Padget, Julián (2009)
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      ALIVE is an EU FP7 STREP whose goal is the convergence of organisational and normative modelling with and service-oriented architectures (SOAs) using model-driven software engineering. The project provides a framework ...
    • On the pertinence of social practices for social robotics 

      Clodic, Aurélie; Vázquez Salceda, Javier; Dignum, Frank; Mascarenhas, Samuel; Dignum, Virginia; Augello, Agnese; Gentile, Manuel; Alami, Rachid (IOS Press, 2018)
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      In the area of consumer robots that need to have rich social interactions with humans, one of the challenges is the complexity of computing the appropriate interactions in a cognitive, social and physical context. We propose ...
    • OperA/ALIVE/OperettA 

      Aldewereld, Huib; Álvarez Napagao, Sergio; Dignum, Virginia; Jiang, Jie; Vasconcelos, Wamberto; Vázquez Salceda, Javier (Springer, 2016-08-17)
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      Comprehensive models for organizations must, on the one hand, be able to specify global goals and requirements but, on the other hand, cannot assume that particular actors will always act according to the needs and ...
    • Protección de datos médicos e Internet 

      Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Vázquez Salceda, Javier; López-Navidad, Antonio (2001-04)
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      This report presents a discussion of the adventages electronic clinical data gives, not only to the medical staff (helping them to get more accurate data about their patients) but also to the patient (receiving a better ...
    • Reasoning about abductive inferences in BDI agents 

      Lopes, João Sousa; Álvarez Napagao, Sergio; Reis, Susana; Vázquez Salceda, Javier (2009-04-24)
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      The capability of a computational system to deal with unexpected, changing situations and limited perception of the environment is becoming more a more relevant, in oder to make systems flexible and more reliable. Multi-agent ...
    • Social network data analysis for event detection 

      Garcia Gasulla, Dario; Álvarez Napagao, Sergio; Tejeda Gómez, José Arturo; Oliva Felipe, Luis Javier; Gómez Sebastià, Ignasi; Béjar Alonso, Javier; Vázquez Salceda, Javier (IOS Press, 2014)
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      Cities concentrate enough Social Network (SN) activity to empower rich models. We present an approach to event discovery based on the information provided by three SN, minimizing the data properties used to maximize the ...
    • Socially-aware emergent narrative 

      Álvarez Napagao, Sergio; Gómez Sebastià, Ignasi; Panagiotidi, Sofia; Tejeda Gómez, José Arturo; Oliva Felipe, Luis Javier; Vázquez Salceda, Javier (2012)
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      In agent research, emergent narrative aims for practical solutions to the narrative paradox problem in both drama and interactive scenarios. At the same time, organisational frameworks can be used in games to provide ...
    • The ACE recommender system 

      Sangüesa i Sole, Ramon; Vázquez Huerga, Alberto; Vázquez Salceda, Javier (2001-04)
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      In this report we present the ACE Recommender System, a system built using the Multi Agent technology. In a practical way we study the use of cognitive and collaborative filtering to improve the accuracity of the ...
    • The organisational structure of an agent-based model for the management of wastewater systems 

      Oliva Felipe, Luis Javier; Verdaguer, Marta; Poch Espallargas, Manel; Vázquez Salceda, Javier; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises (2021-04-30)
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      Water managers have to deal with complex problems due to the intertwined characteristics of processes, in particular those that occur in wastewater systems. Existing modelling approaches are usually centred in the physical, ...
    • Towards a framework for the analysis of regulative norm performance in complex networks 

      Oliva Felipe, Luis Javier; Álvarez Napagao, Sergio; Vázquez Salceda, Javier (2012)
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      Systemic analysis of dynamics in complex networks has allured interest from different fields. Norms are a mechanism that can be useful to govern or guide the behavior of agents in such scenarios. Such effects of norms can ...
    • Towards a goal-oriented agent-based simulation framework for high-performance computing 

      Gnatyshak, Dmitry; Oliva Felipe, Luis Javier; Álvarez Napagao, Sergio; Padget, Julián; Vázquez Salceda, Javier; Garcia Gasulla, Dario; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises (IOS Press, 2019)
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      Currently, agent-based simulation frameworks force the user to choose between simulations involving a large number of agents (at the expense of limited agent reasoning capability) or simulations including agents with ...