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  • 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 ...
  • Applying COAALAS to SPiDer 

    Moreno Vázquez, Jonatan; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Garcia Gasulla, Dario; Gómez Sebastià, Ignasi; Álvarez Napagao, Sergio (IOS PRESS-ECSC, BRUXELLES, 2013)
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    Artificial Intelligence techniques and tools have been applied to Assistive Technologies (AT) in order to support elder or impeded people on their daily activities. A common application are intelligent pill dispensers and ...
  • Bringing social reality to multiagent and service architectures : practical reductions for monitoring of deontic-logic and constitutive norms 

    Álvarez Napagao, Sergio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-02-08)
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    As distributed systems grow in complexity, the interactions among individuals (agents, services) of such systems become increasingly more complex and therefore more difficult to constrain and monitor. We propose to view ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Reasoning about abductive inferences in BDI agents 

    Lopes, João Sousa; Álvarez Napagao, Sergio; Reis, Susana; Vázquez Salceda, Javier (2009-04-24)
    External research report
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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 ...
  • Situated agents and humans in social interaction for elderly healthcare: the case of COAALAS 

    Gómez Sebastià, Ignasi; Álvarez Napagao, Sergio; Garcia Gasulla, Dario; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises (2013)
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    Assistive Technologies (AT) are an application area where several Artificial Intelligence techniques and tools have been successfully applied to support elder or impeded people on their daily activities. However, approaches ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Society of situated agents for adaptable eldercare 

    Gómez Sebastià, Ignasi; Garcia Gasulla, Dario; Álvarez Napagao, Sergio (2011-10-01)
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    Assistive technologies are applied to support people in their daily life. Most approaches focus solely on the direct interaction between users – in our case, disabled patients - and the assistive tool, but Artificial ...
  • 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 an implementation of a social electronic reminder for pills 

    Gómez Sebastià, Ignasi; Garcia Gasulla, Dario; Álvarez Napagao, Sergio; Vázquez Salceda, Javier; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises (2012)
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    Non-compliance with prescribed medication is a major problem for elder people living alone in developed countries. Forgetfulness and confusion can lead to it, specially when multiple pathologies require a cocktail of diff ...