Guillermo Cortes Robles

Guillermo Cortes Robles
Instituto Tecnológico de Orizaba · Postgraduate and research division

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Conceptual design is a decisive stage in the new product development process and responsible for the originality and uniqueness of a product. Also, it is in this stage where technical feasibility becomes a critical issue in time. Simultaneously, there is an increasing pressure for developing new products faster, which demands more original, practic...
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This research focused on implement analysis to diagnose the viability to propose a design and repair strategy based on Product-Service System (PSS) and remanufacturing to preserve the value in white goods, more specifically laundry machines. The aim is to generate an alternative to the linear economy to redirect consumers to the circular economy, p...
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The innovation process, seen as a set of problem-solving activities needs novel approaches to assist decision-making in the evaluation of different potential solutions. Typical perspective as the Analytic Hierarchy Process, similarity-based techniques, and essential performance indicators find their limits when it is necessary to take into account...
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The maintenance process plays a crucial role in any production process. Frequently, the common vision about the maintenance process takes only into account the probability of an event and the risk associated with some expected effects with the goal to reduce the effective cost. Nevertheless, maintenance is not a routine activity; it is a creative p...
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Macroergonomic compatibility (MC) refers to the extent to which macroergonomic factors and elements interact positively with humans. Unfortunately, no research has ever developed an index to measure MC. To address this gap, we propose a macroergonomic compatibility index (MCI), validated among manufacturing work systems. MCI takes as basis the perc...
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The bioethanol industry is one of the growing sectors worldwide which is seeking for sustainability along its supply chain. The increasing demand of bioethanol makes this industry to face a conflict: to increase productivity without compromising the future natural resources such as water. This work proposes to integrate the water footprint assessme...
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The process of selection of a supplier plays a fundamental role in the supply chain. With the emergence of the so-called green attributes this process has become more complicated. Besides, it is unknown if the attributes have an impact on the performance of the company. This chapter presents a structural equation model using four latent variables:...
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The bioethanol industry is one of the growing sectors worldwide which is seeking for sustainability along its supply chain. The increasing demand for bioethanol makes this industry face a conflict: to increase productivity without compromising the future natural resources such as water. This work proposes to integrate the water footprint assessment...
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The application of the theory of inventive problem solving (TRIZ) to face complex problems in the current scientific and industrial environment is an active research field. The TRIZ capacity to produce valuable technological solutions is an attractive resource to impel the innovation process and technical performance. The intensification of the res...
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In the current industrial context, there is an increasing interest in the collective resolution of creative problems during the conceptual design phase. With collaboration, companies can expect to facilitate aggregation of multi-intelligence and knowledge for the proposal of new inventive solutions. Recent advances in theoretical approaches to inno...
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Un gadget (1) consiste en una funda universal adaptable a todo tipo de mandos inalámbricos (01), que además incorpora: a) una pluralidad de cilindros expansivos (14) para la sustitución permanente de las pilas (012) de un mando inalámbrico (01); b) un elemento autónomo de carga y almacenaje de energía eléctrica instantánea (10).
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Dispositivo acumulador mecánico mediante resorte bimaterial espiral a torsión para recarga de acumulador eléctrico (1), del tipo de los que incorporan un resorte espiral a torsión para almacenar energía mecánica, que consta básicamente de: a) un sistema de acumulación modular de energía mecánica (10, 10', 10''), cuya función es, mediante carga manu...
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The Theory of Inventive Problem Solving (TRIZ) has a broad range of application in today’s industry. Many companies have assimilated this problem-solving approach and unveiled new technological resources for add value and impel the innovation process. Nevertheless, the appropriation effort of TRIZ also revealed several research opportunities; one t...
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In this article, a knowledge management framework is proposed as a strategy to improve the new product development (NPD) process through the integration and application of scientific knowledge and experience of biomedicine. The framework provides efficient management of the knowledge developed through the NPD activities, it creates a collaborative...
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The Supply Chain Management as a source of competitiveness evolves continually. In the last decade, the sustainability of the supply chain represents a key success factor. The energy industry is not an exception. The global pressure to reduce emissions combined with the negative tendency in the world oil reserves is impelling the improvement and de...
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Resumen La selección de proveedores verdes es un tópico que ha tomado una gran trascendencia en los últimos años, debido a que las consideraciones ambientales dentro de la cadena de suministros cada vez son más necesarias, y a que pueden formar parte de las estrategias de negocio para generar productos con calidad y verdes. Por lo cual con esta inv...
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Handling systems for power wheelchairs are very useful for users who have difficulty moving by themselves; however, most of the current models are designed exclusively for diplegic people and quadriplegics users with a specific disability. But it doesn't exist yet a wheelchair that assist it properly and efficiently the different disabilities that...
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Handling systems for power wheelchairs are very useful for users who have difficulty moving by themselves; however, most of the current models are designed exclusively for diplegic people and quadriplegics users with a specific disability. But it doesn't exist yet a wheelchair that assist it properly and efficiently the different disabilities that...
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Despite various publications in the area during the last few years, the adaptation step is still a crucial phase for a relevant and reasonable Case Based Reasoning system. Furthermore, the online acquisition of the new adaptation knowledge is of particular interest as it enables the progressive improvement of the system while reducing the knowledge...
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Nowadays, companies are working in a globalized way and they buy components and raw materials from different supplier in other countries. The selection of the best supplier is a complex process because a lot of attributes must be integrated in the evaluation. Additionally, in the last years environmental attributes of suppliers are essentials to be...
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Since ethanol is considered an essential additive for biofuel production, there may be the opportunity to employ it as such in Mexico. However, an analysis of the ethanol supply chain should be performed first. Therefore, in order to analyze the main variables of the ethanol supply chain, as well as the feasibility for its use, the present research...
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Many researchers cite the automotive industry to study the application of Lean Manufacturing in reducing waste and improving productivity. However, in practice, the use of Lean Manufacturing techniques has spread into other industrial and service sectors, such as health and food, because of the benefits that this practice can achieve. Furthermore,...
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Automated medical diagnosis systems based on knowledge-oriented descriptions have gained momentum with the emergence of recent artificial intelligence techniques. The objective of this paper is to propose a design of a probabilistic model for the prevention of stroke based on the most outstanding risk factors associated with this pathology. The aut...
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Recommender systems provide personalized recommendations on products or services to user. The amount information handled by this type of systems is steadily growing. Furthermore, the development of recommendation systems is a difficult task due to the implementation of complex algorithms and metrics. For this reason, the success of recommendation s...
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The Service-Oriented-Architecture (SOA) development paradigm has emerged to make an improvement in critical situations such as creating, modifying and extending solutions in the domain of business processes integration. Web services technologies are considered as the main units for SOA, for both intra- and inter-enterprise communication. Neverthele...
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The Supply Chain Management is a strategy that has allowed the organizations that have established in their business models a competitive advantage. The supply chain is a network of elements, where different key process such as: procurement, manufacturing, distribution, inventory, customer services, and information should be managed and controlled...
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Due to the environmental issues, innovation is one way to challenge eco-friendly technologies, create new process options which are needed to meet the increasing demands for sustainable production. To accelerate and improve eco-innovative design, there is a need for the computer aided eco-innovation tools to support engineers in the preliminary des...
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Chemical industries have the potential to become a driving force to introduce efficient production practices for reducing the negative impact on the environment. In order to meet these environmental challenges, innovation is a key factor in turning the concept of green growth into a reality through the development of eco-friendly technologies and s...
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Nowadays, traditional search engines such as Google, Yahoo and Bing facilitate the retrieval of information in the format of images, but the results are not always useful for the users. This is mainly due to two problems: (1) the semantic keywords are not taken into consideration and (2) it is not always possible to establish a query using the imag...
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Emergency healthcare is one of the emerging application domains for information services, which requires highly multimodal information services. The time of consuming pre-hospital emergency process is critical. Therefore, the minimization of required time for providing primary care and consultation to patients is one of the crucial factors when try...
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CRM 2.0 is a business philosophy whose purpose is to involve the customer in the business in order to provide value of mutual benefit. CRM is supported by two main elements: a technological platform and social features; in this chapter both elements are covered. An overview of different Content Based Images Retrieval (CBIR) algorithms, with the aim...
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Today innovation is recognised as the main driving force in the market. This complex process involves several intangible dimensions, such as creativity, knowledge and social interactions among others. Creativity is the starting point of the process, and knowledge is the force that transforms and materialises creativity in new products, services and...
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CRM 2.0 is a business philosophy whose purpose is to involve the customer in the business in order to provide value of mutual benefit. CRM is supported by two main elements: a technological platform and social features; in this chapter both elements are covered. An overview of different Content Based Images Retrieval (CBIR) algorithms, with the aim...
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Several works identify that ischemic stroke, which is the most prevalent type of stroke with more of 85% of total strokes, is one of the main mortality causes in various countries. In this pathology, is hard to generate a diagnosis until the first symptoms don't appear, and for hence, the preventive diagnosis based on risk factors are generally the...
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Trading and Stock Behavioral Analysis Systems require efficient Artificial Intelligence techniques for analyzing Large Financial Datasets (LFD) and have become in the current economic landscape a significant challenge for multi-disciplinary research. Particularly, Trading-oriented Decision Support Systems based on the Chartist or Technical Analysis...
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In the development of software or information systems exists some properties and characteristics that can be improved and consequently increase the performance of development in a project. In this paper is proposed an approach of a recommendation system that will allow choosing the most appropriate software development methodology for a custom proj...
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The Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) development paradigm has emerged to improve the critical issues of creating, modifying and extending solutions for business processes integration, incorporating process automation and automated exchange of information between organizations. Web services technology follows the SOA’s principles for developing a...
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The design of batch plants necessary involves how equipment may be utilized, which means that plant scheduling and production must form an integral part of the design problem. The market demand for such products is usually changeable, and at the stage of conceptual design of a batch plant, it is almost impossible to obtain the precise information o...
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The application of Case-Based Reasoning (CBR) has proved its efficacy as a pragmatic approach to assist problem solving activities, to construct knowledge based decision systems and to support the organizational learning process. Nevertheless its application in innovative design, an activity that involves knowledge, problem solving activities, crea...
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The emergence of component-based systems technologies and the increasing evolution of the service oriented architecture (SOA) paradigm towards using semantics offer companies new opportunities to reduce the complexity of integrating heterogeneous software components over the Web and provide new added value services. However, several issues need to...
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With the evolutions of the surrounding world market, researchers and engineers have to propose technical innovations. Nevertheless, Chemical Engineering community demonstrates a small interest for innovation compared to other engineering fields. In this paper, an approach to accelerate inventive preliminary design for Chemical Engineering is presen...
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The problem of accessing some coordinates from others in the case of an accident is not trivial. Congestion due to the current state of traffic or certain traffic signal states, frequently delays emergency services in their objective to arrive at the scene of the incident in the shortest time frame possible. The aim of this paper is to provide an i...
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Abstract- In this paper, we propose a Web service-based system that offers a brokering service for the procurement,of products in a Supply Chain Management (SCM) scenario. As salient contributions, our system provides a hybrid architecture combining,features of both SOA and EDA and a set of mechanisms,for business processes pattern management, moni...
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The generation of ideas or new concepts is the steppingstone of the innovation process. Nevertheless the transformation of those ideas in new or improved products, services or processes demands the mobilization of a huge diversity of knowledge. In this document is proposed the integration of the Theory of Inventive Problem Solving (TRIZ) and the Ca...
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In this study, we have introduced a fuzzy decision-making approach to design a multi-objective optimal design problem of a multiproduct batch chemical plant. The design of such plants necessary involves how equipment may be utilized, which means that plant scheduling and production must form an integral part of the design problem. This work propose...
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Nowadays, Chemical Engineering has to face a new industrial context with for example: the gradually falling of hydrocarbon reserves after 2020-2030, relocation, emerging of new domains of application (nano-micro technologies) which necessitate new solutions and knowledges… All this tendencies and demands accelerate the need of tool for design and i...
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In this article, a TRIZ based model is proposed to support the innovation and knowledge capitalization process. This model offers a knowledge base structure, which contains several heuristics to solve problems, synthesized from a large range of domains and industries and, also, the capacity to capture, store and make available the experiences produ...
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Les méthodologies traditionnelles de résolution de problèmes comme le brainstorming, la synectique, la méthode d'essais-erreurs, etc. trouvent leurs limites lorsqu'elles sont confrontées à un problème inventif ou problème contenant une contradiction (conditions sous laquelle deux exigences ou besoins d'un système sont mutuellement exclusives, mais...
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Nowadays, Chemical Engineering has to face new contexts for example : the gradually falling of hydrocarbon reserves, relocation (for European Countries)… Moreover new domains of application emerge, like nano-micro technologies and biotechnologies, and others have a strong need of our knowledge : Energy for example. All this tendencies and demands a...
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De nos jours, les entreprises sont confrontées à un environnement où le processus d’innovation doit être déployé plus rapidement, afin de répondre aux nouveaux défis du marché. Satisfaire ce besoin demande de nouvelles approches, capables d’un côté, d’assister les concepteurs lors de la recherche de nouvelles idées et de l’autre, de faciliter le pr...
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Résumé L'intérêt de cet article est de présenter une théorie d'innovation (TRIZ) appliquée au domaine du Génie des Procédés. Cette théorie, basée sur une démarche scientifique, a été employée avec succès dans de nombreux domaines scientifiques et techniques. Grâce à TRIZ, chaque ingénieur peut devenir un inventeur, car elle oriente la réflexion ver...
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Solving problem activities create an environment where human capacities like intuition, creativity and knowledge are revealed and mobilized to reach an objective. The complex interaction deployed in this process could be partially stored and then, reused, if a similar situation arrives. The Case-Based reasoning (CBR), an approach developed in the c...
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Innovation is a complex process which is impelled by several economic vectors, but it is also a process that involves creativity to get started and a vast knowledge diversity to be crystallized in new products (manufactured goods or services) or processes accepted in a market. Innovation is then a social activity that demands a collaborative enviro...
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Le Raisonnement à Partir de Cas (RPC) comme un outil pour la résolution de problèmes et le partage des connaissances a largement prouvé son efficacité [Limam, 2003]. Cette approche repose essentiellement sur la résolution de problèmes par la pensée par analogies et la mémorisation des expériences acquises pendant la résolution d'un problème. Un sys...

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