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dc.contributor.authorGarcia Gasulla, Dario
dc.contributor.authorPoch Espallargas, Manel
dc.contributor.authorNieves Sánchez, Juan Carlos
dc.contributor.authorCortés García, Claudio Ulises
dc.contributor.authorTuron, Clàudia
dc.contributor.otherUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament de Llenguatges i Sistemes Informàtics
dc.date.accessioned2013-02-12T14:49:08Z
dc.date.created2012-04-02
dc.date.issued2012-04-02
dc.identifier.citationGarcia, D. [et al.]. A logic-based environmental decision support system for the management of horizontal subsurface constructed wetlands. "Ecological engineering", 02 Abril 2012, vol. 47, p. 44-55.
dc.identifier.issn0925-8574
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2117/17666
dc.description.abstractThe 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 that differentiate HSCWs complicate any attempt to develop models and produce generic decision-support systems for them. Classical mathematical and statistical approaches used in other Wastewater Treatment Plants do not properly fit the particularities of HSCW and provide little insight in the domain of HSCW. We introduce a novel approach based on logic-based declarative specifications, i.e. non-monotonic causal logic, to capture explicit and implicit knowledge about HSCWs. By expressing all the relevant aspects of a HSCW in a declarative way, we produce a logic-based model which captures features that other approaches fail to formalize. At the end, we produce a complete decision-support system based on that model and test it against a set of realistic scenarios validated by experts. We discuss in which aspects this approach performs better than the most commonly proposed solutions in the bibliography and why it does so.
dc.format.extent12 p.
dc.language.isoeng
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Informàtica::Intel·ligència artificial::Sistemes experts
dc.subject.lcshConceptual modeling
dc.subject.lcshKnowledge management applications
dc.subject.lcshDecision-support systems
dc.subject.lcshHorizontal subsurface constructed wetlands
dc.titleA logic-based environmental decision support system for the management of horizontal subsurface constructed wetlands
dc.typeArticle
dc.subject.lemacModelització conceptual
dc.subject.lemacSistemes d'ajuda a la decisió
dc.contributor.groupUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. KEMLG - Grup d'Enginyeria del Coneixement i Aprenentatge Automàtic
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.ecoleng.2012.06.010
dc.description.peerreviewedPeer Reviewed
dc.relation.publisherversionhttp://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0925857412002091
dc.rights.accessRestricted access - publisher's policy
drac.iddocument11021654
dc.description.versionPostprint (published version)
dc.relation.projectidinfo:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EC/FP7/289067/EU/SUstainable and PERsuasive Human Users moBility in future cities/SUPERHUB
dc.date.lift10000-01-01
upcommons.citation.authorGarcia, D.; Poch, M.; Nieves, J.C.; Cortes, C.; Turon, C.
upcommons.citation.publishedtrue
upcommons.citation.publicationNameEcological engineering
upcommons.citation.volume47
upcommons.citation.startingPage44
upcommons.citation.endingPage55


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