Jose Luis Martinez Lastra

Jose Luis Martinez Lastra
Tampere University | UTA · Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences

Doctor of Science (Technology)

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Introduction
Jose Luis Martinez Lastra currently works (2006-) as Professor (Full) at FAST-Lab., Tampere University (FINLAND). Prof. Lastra served (2019-20) as the CINTECX Director (The Industrial Technologies and Energy Research Center) in Vigo (SPAIN) Jose L. does research in Automation, Industrial Informatics, Industrial Cyberphysical Systems, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence. The main application domains for Jose L. research are: Factory Automation, Healthcare Automation and Smart Mobility.
Additional affiliations
September 1997 - present
Tampere University
September 1995 - September 1997
Universidad de Cantabria
Position
  • Researcher
Education
January 2000 - June 2004
Tampere University
Field of study
  • Automation Engineering

Publications

Publications (267)
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Traditionally, the application of services can be attributed to so-called office automation. While opening new horizons in software development life cycle, web services have gained increased attention in other domains as well, including the domain of factory automation (software development for factory automation). Coming from pure software to the...
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Future manufacturing systems will require to process large amounts of complex data due to a rising demand on visibility and vertical integration of factory floor devices with higher level systems. Systems contained in higher layers of the business model are rapidly moving towards a Service Oriented Architecture, inducing a tendency to push Web Tech...
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Accommodating frequent product changes in a short period of time is a challenging task due to limitations of the contemporary engineering approach to design, build and reconfigure automation systems. In particular, the growing quantity and diversity of manufacturing information, and the increasing need to exchange and reuse this information in an e...
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Information technologies grow rapidly nowadays with the advance and extension of computing capabilities. This growth affects several fields, which consume these technologies. Industrial Automation is not an exception. This publication describes a general and flexible architecture for implementing Manufacturing Execution System (MES) function, which...
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Human–robot collaboration (HRC) is one of the key aspects of Industry 4.0 (I4.0) and requires intuitive modalities for humans to communicate seamlessly with robots, such as speech, touch, or bodily gestures. However, utilizing these modalities is usually not enough to ensure a good user experience and a consideration of the human factors. Therefore...
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Smart manufacturing is arriving [1]. It promises a future of highly responsive manufacturing operations with advanced sensing, reasoning, and decision-making capabilities towards mass personalization [2]. Statistical AI, e.g., machine learning technologies, has shown great potential in making manufacturing smart [3]. However, Statistical AI’s appro...
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The rapid emerging technologies in various fields permitted the creation of simulation tools. These tools are designed to replicate physical systems in order to provide faster, cheaper and more detailed illustrative analysis of the physical system. In this regard, the concept of digital twins has been introduced to generally define these simulation...
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Loneliness and social isolation are subjective measures associated with the feeling of discomfort and distress. Various factors associated with the feeling of loneliness or social isolation are: the built environment, long-term illnesses, the presence of disabilities or health problems, etc. One of the most important aspect which could impact feeli...
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This paper presents a data-driven approach for the prognosis of the gradual behavioural deterioration of conveyor belts used for the transportation of pallets between processing workstations of discrete manufacturing systems. The approach relies on the knowledge of the power consumption of a conveyor belt motor driver. Data are collected for two se...
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As an inevitable process, the number of older adults is increasing in many countries worldwide. Two of the main problems that society is being confronted with more and more, in this respect, are the inter-related aspects of feelings of loneliness and social isolation among older adults. In particular, the ongoing COVID-19 crisis and its associated...
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The utilization of robotic systems has been increasing in the last decade. This increase has been derived by the evolvement in the computational capabilities, communication systems, and the information systems of the manufacturing systems which is reflected in the concept of Industry 4.0. Furthermore, the robotics systems are continuously required...
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The literature on the modeling and management of data generated through the lifecycle of a manufacturing system is split into two main paradigms: product lifecycle management (PLM) and product, process, resource (PPR) modeling. These paradigms are complementary, and the latter could be considered a more neutral version of the former. There are two...
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The vast adoption of machine learning techniques in developing smart solutions increases the need of training and testing data. This data can be either collected from physical systems or created using simulation tools. In this regard, this paper presents a set of data collected using a digital twin known as the FASTory Simulator. The data contains...
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The handling of flexible materials is complicated task in robotics and automation. Due to deformability and fragility of flexible materials, robots are equipped with the state-of-the-art sensors and grippers to perform such tasks. Nonetheless, industry still lacks for approaches and techniques for handling these materials. Therefore, several indust...
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Robot programming and training depends on the task that needs to be completed, the end-effector properties and functionalities and the working space. These considerations can complicate the programming process, which in return, increase the time that is needed for training the robot. Thus, several research approaches have been introduced to address...
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Monitoring of complex processes faces several challenges mainly due to the lack of relevant sensory information or insufficient elaborated decision-making strategies. These challenges motivate researchers to adopt complex data processing and analysis in order to improve the process representation. This paper presents the development and implementat...
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Smart manufacturing is arriving. It promises a future of highly responsive manufacturing operations with advanced sensing, reasoning, and decision-making capabilities. Statistical AI, e.g., machine learning technologies, has shown some promising applications in making manufacturing smart. However, the approximative, agnostic, and context-and task-s...
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The enterprises to be competitive are constantly looking for continuous increase of productivity, quality and level of services. With the development of Industry 4.0 concept, manufacturers are more confident about new advantages of automation and systems integration. Lean management is well developed and empirically proven effective managerial appr...
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Manufacturing-oriented enterprises are investing in novel solutions to adapt their cyber and physical resources to the fast and, yet, unexpected changes of global industrial environment. One of the important trends is to work towards development of cognitive systems which are capable to process and analyze complex data using Artificial Intelligence...
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This paper presents a potential solution to fill a gap in both research and practice that there are few interactions between transnational industry cooperation (TIC) and transnational university cooperation (TUC) in transnational innovation ecosystems. To strengthen the synergies between TIC and TUC for innovation, the first step is to match suitab...
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Cloud computing is an information technology paradigm enabling companies to sell computing resources more dynamically. Software and hardware are now commodities leased on demand. Because computer systems leased from a cloud service provider, virtual machines, are typically connected to internet, they can host web services, which are frequently comp...
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The manufacturing industry requests novel solutions that will permit enterprises to stay competitive in the market. This leads to decisions being made based on different technologies that are focused on real-time accurate measurement and monitoring of manufacturing assets. In the context of traceability, radio frequency identification (RFID) tags h...
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The employment of tools and techniques for monitoring and supervising the performance of industrial systems has become essential for enterprises that seek to be more competitive in today’s market. The main reason is the need for validating tasks that are executed by systems, such as industrial machines, which are involved in production processes. T...
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Cyber-physical Systems (CPS) in industrial manufacturing facilities demand a continuous interaction with different and a large amount of distributed and networked computing nodes, devices and human operators. These systems are critical to ensure the quality of production and the safety of persons working at the shop floor level. Furthermore, this s...
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The monitoring of ambient conditions in indoor spaces is very essential owing to the amount of time spent indoors. Specifically, the monitoring of air quality is significant because contaminated air affects the health, comfort and productivity of occupants. This research work presents a technology review of prototyping platforms for monitoring ambi...
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The paradigm shift from mass production to mass customisation and reduced product lifecycles requires continuous re-engineering/configuration of modern manufacturing systems. Although efforts are being made to design and build manufacturing systems based on the paradigms of changeability, reconfigurability, and flexibility, the knowledge of the sys...
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ICT advances have enabled the incorporation of multiple devices that monitor various aspects of the environment into building management (BM) systems. The data from these devices is used to detect multiple abnormal situations, which require the awareness of system users and/or timely response. However, the number of abnormal situations is usually l...
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The C2NET project aims to provide cloud-based platform for the supply chain interactions. The architecture of such platform includes a Data Collection Framework (DCF) for managing the collection of the company's data. The DCF collects, transforms and stores data from both Internet of Things (IoT) devices in the factory shopfloor and company enterpr...
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Software agents controlling production devices must maintain an up-to-date view of the physical world state in order to efficiently reason and plan their actions. Especially in a factory automation system, the world state undergoes rapid evolution. To enable accurate decision-making, the world view must constantly be synchronized with the changes....
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The papers in this special section introduce various new works in the area of semantic technologies in industrial informatics. They address common problems in the state of the art and illustrate the benefit of semantic technologies to automation in many practical scenarios.
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For route planning and tracking, it is sometimes necessary to know if the user is walking or using some other mode of transport. In most cases, the GPS data can be acquired from the user device. It is possible to estimate user’s transportation mode based on a GPS trace at a sampling rate of once per minute. There has been little prior work on the s...
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Within the context of automated assembly systems, one of the challenges is ensuring that machine program logic is consistent with process planning requirements. A critical inconsistency can arise due to a lack of i) formal engineering tools and methods that link the Process and Resource domains, ii) a standard way to describe the assembly process t...
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Traditionally, the resources of embedded devices which are employed for process control at shop floors were resource constrained. However, advances in embedded system technologies permit the enhancement of the processing and storage capabilities of embedded devices. Therefore, semantic descriptions of manufacturing systems can now be hosted and com...
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The employment of cyber-physical systems allows the control of processes in modern production lines. On the other hand, several research works have recently presented how ontology-based knowledge representation can be a suitable method for modelling industrial systems. However, system models are located far away from where the data is generated whi...
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Virtualization has become a supportive approach for simulating system behaviour efficiently thanks to the revolution of computer and smart devices. In fact, the employment of running virtual tools that mimic the real physical world is nowadays a requirement in some fields as in e.g. industrial automation. This research work presents a virtual tool...
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The industry is constantly moving towards the research, implementation and deployment of new solutions that permit the optimization of processes. Nowadays, such solutions consist mostly on ICT developments, which permit the collection, distribution, integration, analysis, and manipulation of heterogeneous data. The under way Cloud Collaborative Man...
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Background Present day control and monitoring systems are equipped with a large number of heterogeneous devices and are operated by many users with different roles and responsibilities. The information generated by these devices, although preprocessed and filtered, is usually delivered to users regardless of their actual information needs, thus ove...
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Monitoring and fault diagnosis systems are vital for industrial robot systems for better awareness of system status and shortening the down time. In many cases, the monitoring systems are not upgraded after the robot first installation, because the modifications could cause undesired disturbance for the production. However, for better monitoring an...
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The objective of the Cloud Collaborative Manufacturing Networks (C2NET) project is the development of a cloud-based platform that will allow an efficient collaboration and optimization of supply chain processes. One of the main components of the C2NET platform is the Data Collection Framework (DCF) and the Data Collection Client (DCC), which must p...
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In this paper, a cloud-based collaborative manufacturing network platform is proposed. The platform enables supply network partners situated in different geographic locations to have access to the OEM's planning data allowing to carry out purchase, production and deliver planning activities simultaneously and collaboratively, on any operating syste...
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The rapid development and employment of new technologies in the industrial domain forces enterprises dynamically adapting to changes. For example, supply chain enterprises' networks need to adopt affordable and fast responsive information systems, which must be also compatible with other systems for exchanging data. The ongoing Cloud Collaborative...
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The advances on information and communication technologies (ICT) allow the development of collaboration tools, which exchange different types of data in order to optimize certain functionality. Distributed and large-scale systems (e.g. supply chains) have incorporated many systems and new technologies that are compatible with collaboration tools fo...
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The demographic statistics in developed countries suggest growth in the elderly segment of the population. At the same time, other studies forecast a shortage of nurses, increasing the pressure on hospitals to provide treatment for longer periods of time. These trends suggest a need for new ways of taking care of the elderly population that support...
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Manufacturing execution systems play an important role of bridging high-level enterprise functions and production or manufacturing operations. The embedded systems are usually in charge of controlling execution of the operations. Modern embedded systems have become capable of simultaneous and deterministic execution of control algorithms and IP-bas...
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Web standards developed mainly by W3C and OASIS shape the general IT domain and its applications. Due to the scale of web applications, the web standards have matured to deal with typical situations of finding the right node on the network, reconfiguring the routing for messaging, using common standards for representing graphical information and ma...
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Embedded electronic devices are now to be found everywhere. In general, they can be used to collect different sorts of data (e.g. on temperature, humidity, illumination and locations). In some specific domains, such as industrial automation, embedded devices are used for process control. The devices may have a programme that can respond immediately...
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Unpredictable and dynamic markets are driven by an ever more informed customer base and rapid technological evolution. In order stay competitive, organisations producing physical products need to be agile. To realise a product, an organisation must go through several phases including product design, process planning and manufacturing system design....
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Web standards developed mainly by W3C and OASIS shape general IT domain and its applications. Due to the scale of web applications, the web standards have matured to deal with the typical situations of finding the right node on the network, reconfiguring the routing for messaging, using common standards for representing graphical information and ma...
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Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) are a bridge between the enterprise solutions and factory shop floors. MES allows the performance of contemporary factories by closer integration of the needs of enterprise stakeholders with the actual manufacturing hardware and software components. Considering different nature of the factories the application...
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Nowadays, street lighting accounts for 53% of outdoor lighting use, and the market is continuously increasing. In the context of rising energy prices and growing environmental awareness, energy efficiency is becoming one of the most important criteria for street lighting systems design. LED-based lights have become the primary option for replacing...
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The Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) paradigm enables production systems to be composed of web services. In an SOA-based production system, the individual production devices provide web service interfaces that encapsulate the behavior of the devices and abstract the implementation details. Such a service-oriented approach makes it possible to ap...