Alvaro E. Prieto

Alvaro E. Prieto
Universidad de Extremadura | UNEX · Department of Computer Systems and Telematics Engineering

Computer Science PhD

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December 2001 - present
Universidad de Extremadura
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Internet of Things (IoT) is being applied to areas as smart-cities, home environment, agriculture, industry, etc. Developing, deploying and testing IoT projects require high investments on devices, fog nodes, cloud nodes, analytic nodes, hardware and software. However, in order to decrease the cost associated to develop and test the system the IoT...
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There are a large number of machine learning algorithms as well as a wide range of libraries and services that allow one to create predictive models. With machine learning and artificial intelligence playing a major role in dealing with engineering problems, practising engineers often come to the machine learning field so overwhelmed with the multi...
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Education and employment are key aspects of a country’s well-being. Governments expend valuable resources on designing education plans and employment programs. These two aspects are usually analysed separately, although, as they are closely related, considering them together might improve their efficacy. The problem lies, at least in part, in the f...
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In this paper we present a multi-criteria classification of Vocational and Educational Programs in Extremadura (Spain) during the period 2009–2016. This ranking has been carried out through the integration into a complete database of the detailed information of individuals finishing such studies together with their labor data. The multicriteria met...
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In the last years, the growing volumes and sources of data has made Big Data technologies to become mainstream. In that sense, techniques like Data Visualization are being used more and more to group large amounts of data in order to transform them into useful information. Nevertheless, these techniques are currently included in Business Intelligen...
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Many companies have implemented their business processes in Web applications which must be frequently adapted so as to stay aligned with new business process requirements. Service-oriented architectures (SOAs) constitute an appropriate option to manage the continuous changes in those processes by facilitating their alignment with the changing under...
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Different types of sensors along the distribution pipelines are continuously measuring different parameters in Smart WAter Networks (SWAN). The huge amount of data generated contain measurements such as flow or pressure. Applying suitable algorithms to these data can warn about the possibility of leakage within the distribution network as soon as t...
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Development and deployment technologies for data-intensive web applications have considerably evolved in the last years. Domain-specific frameworks or model-driven web engineering approaches are examples of these technologies. .ey have made possible to face implicit problems of these systems such as quick evolving business rules or severe time-to-m...
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Public Sector Information is considered to play a fundamental role in the growth of the knowledge economy and improvements in society. Given the difficulty in publishing and maintaining all available data, due to budget constraints, institutions need to select which data to publish, giving priority to data most likely to generate social and economi...
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The use of workflows to manage business or administrative process has been increasing since the end of the past century. Administrative workflows proved useful in large companies and public institutions with strict hierarchical organizations. In order to use them adequately in different areas or departments of a hierarchical organization, they must...
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Organizations require their business processes goals and the underlying Information Technology (IT) to be in synchronization with each other, but the continual changes in business processes make this difficult. To accomplish this synchronization, there needs to be an alignment between the business processes and the IT. Business processes are curren...
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In the last years, the Smart City term has appeared in roadmaps and digital agendas for many public administrations in both regional and national contexts. Following this trend, many cities have made important efforts to deploy a network of sensors with the aim of gathering a huge amount of networking related data. Most of these cities are publishi...
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Nowadays, the total cost of cloud computing infrastructures for Web applications is calculated in deployment and production phases. Recently, the scientific community offers several methodologies to calculate the most suitable infrastructure at these stages to minimize its monetary costs while covering Service Level Agreement (SLA) constraints. On...
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Publishing and maintaining open data is a costly task for public institutions, that becomes even more challenging in the context of Smart Cities, where large amounts of varied data are generated from different domains. To optimize resources, they should prioritize the publication and maintenance of datasets most likely to generate social and econom...
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p>Publishing and maintaining open data is a costly task for public institutions, that becomes even more challenging in the context of Smart Cities, where large amounts of varied data are generated from different domains. To optimize resources, they should prioritize the publication and maintenance of datasets most likely to generate social and econ...
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The migration of legacy web applications (LWA) to Service Oriented Architectures (SOA) has become mainstream in the last years due to the architectural flexibility that SOA provides, which allows to easily adapt the existing applications to new requirements. However, these migrations are usually ad-hoc and manually performed leading to tedious and...
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International organizations, as the World Health Organization (WHO), are constantly defining new healthcare protocols and procedures, as well as modifying previously adopted ones. As a result, most health institutions have to adapt continuously their workflows and information systems in order to be aligned with international standards. This problem...
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Administrative workflows are very useful in large enterprises and public institutions but, in order to use them adequately in their different areas and departments, they must be adapted to the particular conditions of each one, complying with the general regulations of the process established at the top level. This problem, called Hierarchical Adap...
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Increasingly, public administrations and some companies are providing your data in reusable formats. Those that choose to offer the highest quality data reuse usually have a SPARQL access point so that applications that use them can make queries directly. Instead, citizens do not have that option because they generally do not know the SPARQL langua...
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Los workflows para procesos administrativos son utilizados en empresas e instituciones públicas pero, para poder utilizarlos adecuadamente en sus distintas áreas y departamentos, deben ser adaptados a las características propias de cada uno de ellos, respetando las normas que regulan el proceso a nivel general. Este problema, llamado Problema de la...
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Administrative processes are a type of business process commonly used in public institutions and large companies. The workflow definitions of these processes are frequently reused within the organizations. The reuse of these workflow definitions can be easier if they are divided into three separate but related definitions: on the one hand, the defi...
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Administrative processes are a type of business process commonly used in public institutions and large companies. These processes are generally characterized by involving the submission of some type of application form. This form must be considered at different stages by different users who need to handle current information of a dossier in order t...
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Administrative processes are a type of business process commonly used in public institutions and large companies. These processes are frequently reused because there are often similar processes within the organizations. The use of ontologies for modeling the workflows of administrative processes can provide significant improvements in this reuse pr...
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Administrative processes are a type of business process frequently used in hierarchical organizations. The workflows of these processes are often defined generically in the level of management or governance of the organization. These workflows must be specialized in the lower levels of the organization hierarchy before they can be used in them. In...
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Administrative processes are a type of business process frequently used at civil services and large companies with hierarchical organizations. The workflows of these processes are often defined generically in the level of management or governance of the organization. These workflows must be specialized in the lower levels of the organization hierar...
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Nowadays, digital television and the in particular the terrestrial one, offers a great variety of digital television contents and channels. However, the available information about the broadcasted programs is scarce and not always immediately accessible. It is necessary to develop new strategies that retrieve all the possible television content inf...
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One of the applications of workflow systems is the management of administrative processes characterized by the transmission of information elements among users of an organization. Tasks contained in these processes are carried out by users responsible for confirming, modifying or adding information throughout. These processes need to be defined in...
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Workflow technology is able to support business process within a given application system. Workflow management systems are evolving continuously with the aim of improving some of their functionalities. Two characteristics to able to lead to improvement are: 1) the vocabulary and rules to define workflow elements and their relationships and, 2) reus...
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The increasing use of ontologies in recent years has led to much of the information represented in them appear in differently expressed ways. When integration processes of ontologies are required within the same domain, problems arise in the correspondence between the terms that appear in ontologies involved in the process. To solve this problem, t...

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