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  • Using explainability to help children understand Gender Bias in AI 

    Melsión, Gaspar Isaac; Torre, Ilaria; Vidal López, Eva María; Leite, Iolanda (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2021)
    Conference lecture
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    Machine learning systems have become ubiquitous into our society. This has raised concerns about the potential discrimination that these systems might exert due to unconscious bias present in the data, for example regarding ...
  • Learning analytics icons for analytics' transparency, information, and easy comprehension of data treatment of students 

    Amo Filvà, Daniel; Alier Forment, Marc; Sansaloni, Rogelio; Geli, Javier; Fonseca Escudero, David; García Peñalvo, Francisco José; Casany Guerrero, María José (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2021)
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    The principles defined in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of fair and transparent processing require that 1) the data subject be informed of the existence of the processing operation and its purposes, 2) the ...
  • Thermal comfort improvement by applying parametric design panel as a second skin on the facade in building refurbishment in moderate climate 

    Yazdibahri, Seyedehsara; Alier Forment, Marc; Sánchez Riera, Alberto (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2021)
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    Facade design has an important effect on thermal comfort for building occupants. The design of the second shell of the facade, in addition to visual beauty, modifies the environmental conditions for the residents inside ...
  • Research frontiers: An AGORA session to tackle current research challenges 

    Amo Filvà, Daniel; Alier Forment, Marc; Fonseca Escudero, David (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2021)
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    The first AGORA of TEEM20' was born with the intent to provide a space and time to discuss ideas, facts, actions, and findings with a wide focus and the intent of fostering future collaborations, and thus expanding the ...
  • A methodology exploration to motivate teachers to place mathematics at the center of a transdisciplinary experience using videogames and big data combined with the 21st century skills 

    Rocuts, Schweitzer; Alier Forment, Marc (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2021)
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    Human knowledge is highly connected and under continuous and collaborative evolution, where all of us can co-create and contribute. But the execution of our standardized educational systems mostly o!ers a standardized ...
  • Potential determination of urban rooftop photovoltaics 

    Fakhraian, Elham; Alier Forment, Marc (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2021)
    Conference report
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    Solar energy is one of the most promising sustainable energy, and urban environments can be considered high-potential energy producers by producing electricity from rooftop-mounted photovoltaic systems. Electricity production ...
  • Experiencia piloto para incorporar la ética informática de forma transversal en el Grado de Ingeniería Informática 

    Garcia Holgado, Alicia; García Peñalvo, Francisco José; Therón Sánchez, Roberto; Vázquez-Ingelmo, Andrea; Gamazo García, Adriana; González-González, Carina, S.; Gil-Iranzo, Rosa María; Frango Silveira, Ismar; Alier Forment, Marc (Universidad de Zaragoza (UZA), 2021)
    Conference report
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    Cuando se realiza cualquier desarrollo software se deben tener en cuenta una serie de implicaciones éticas relacionadas con el impacto que ese desarrollo puede tener en los valores humanos y sociales. En este sentido, de ...
  • Designing training activities for a new PhD program in engineering education 

    López Álvarez, David (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    This research paper for the practice of work-in-progress presents the training activities designed for students of a new PhD program in Engineering Education. These activities are based on the study of the training courses ...
  • The effect of the Covid-19 epidemic on the self-perception of training needs in STEAM lecturers 

    Llorens García, Ariadna; Prat Farran, Joana d'Arc; Alier Forment, Marc; Alcober Segura, Jesús Ángel; López Álvarez, David (2021)
    Conference lecture
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    This work in progress research-to-practice paper presents the initial results of a study carried out at our university among lecturers, aimed at determining how the perception of training needs have changed due to the ...
  • Analysis of the evolution of a lecturer Steam-training program based on competencies in an hybrid context 

    Pérez Poch, Antoni; Alcober Segura, Jesús Ángel; Alier Forment, Marc; Prat Farran, Joana d'Arc; Llorens García, Ariadna; López Álvarez, David (European Society for Engineering Education (SEFI), 2021)
    Conference report
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    The objective of this work is to present an innovative lecturer’s training program developed at UPC-BarcelonaTech while transitioning to a semi-presential hybrid scenario due to the pandemic. This “Postgraduate Degree in ...
  • Interactive programming activities for 1st year tudents of calculus in civil engineering 

    Estela Carbonell, M. Rosa; Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio (Aristotle Univertity of Thessaloniki, 2021)
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    In Engineering, traditional approaches for teaching Calculus include a sequential development of proofs and exercises related to functions, differentiation, integration and partial differential equations. Often, in the ...
  • STEAM activities for civil engineering curricula: from Calculus to digital twins 

    Chacón Flores, Rolando Antonio; Estela Carbonell, M. Rosa (University of Nebraska–Lincoln, 2021)
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    This full paper describes a set of pedagogical activities designed for students of all academic years in civil engineering programs. The pedagogical project has a twofold aim: i) exposing civil engineering students to ...

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