Jose Luis Poza Luján

Jose Luis Poza Luján
Universitat Politècnica de València | UPV · Institute of Industrial Control Systems and Computing (ai2)

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Introduction
Current research interests 1. Distributed systems, intelligence in embedded systems. 2. Soft Skills, competences and competencies and skills management. 3. Project Management.
Additional affiliations
October 2001 - present
Universitat Politècnica de València
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
Education
September 1991 - February 1999
September 1987 - June 1990
University of Valencia
Field of study
  • child education, pedagogy

Publications

Publications (107)
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Actualmente, las plataformas para robots que implementan ROS son ampliamente usadas en investigación. Éstas han probado ofrecer una solución fiable para reutilizar algoritmos. No obstante, estos cuentan con ciertos inconvenientes. Aunque la arquitectura ROS ha sido diseñada con la posibilidad de trabajar de forma distribuida, este diseño presenta a...
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In the current context of the Internet of Things, embedded devices can have some intelligence and distribute both data and processed information. This article presents the paradigm shift from a hierarchical pyramid to an inverted pyramid that is the basis for edge, fog, and cloud-based architectures. To support the new paradigm, the article present...
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Currently, the proliferation of interconnected smart devices is related to smart urban management. These devices can process sensor data in order to obtain significant information. This information can be provided to the upper layers but also can be used by the devices to take some smart actions. This article shows the change from the classic hiera...
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The main objective of the thesis is to specify, design, characterize, and validate a distributed intelligent control architecture. This architecture has as main requirements the support for the heterogeneity of sensors and actuators and the inclusion within the industry 4.0 paradigm. In addition, it must provide a level of intelligence appropriate...
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Intelligent control of public lighting is nowadays one of the most challenging issues in smart city deployment. Lighting optimization entails a compromise between comfort, safety, and power consumption, affecting both vehicles and pedestrians. Smart solutions must estimate their characteristics to trade-off users’ needs and energy requirements. Thi...
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The energy management in urban and interurban lighting is currently, mainly, based on a centralised or clustered model. The control is mainly based on the level of brightness needed to circulate, without taking into account the presence or not of pedestrians or vehicles. This thesis proposes to review the solutions implemented and to use the Indust...
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En los entornos de movilidad, calles o carreteras, los cruces y las rotondas pueden generar problemas de atascos. Poder optimizar el tráfico entrante y saliente de un cruce o rotonda es uno de los campos de investigación de los sistemas de control inteligente. Para optimizar el tráfico se debe disponer de dispositivos capaces de detectar los vehícu...
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Embedded systems used in critical systems, such as aeronautics, have undergone continuous evolution in recent years. In this evolution, many of the functionalities offered by these systems have been adapted through the introduction of network services that achieve high levels of interconnectivity. The high availability of access to communications n...
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Soft skills are important for any career and are necessary to access and face the labor market. This research focuses on soft skills by exploring engineer profiles. It also determines how soft skills are developed through the study of a representative sample of 314 undergraduate engineering students from 15 different Italian universities. The instr...
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In recent years there has been a substantial increase in the number of outdoor lighting installations, the energy management of this has not been greatly improved and electricity consumption has skyrocketed. Most of it does not come from renewable energies with all the negative effects that this entails. With all this, public lighting can represent...
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Object recognition is a necessary task for many areas of technology, such as robot navigation or the intelligent reconstruction of environments in order a robot can interact with these objects. This article presents an architecture that integrates distributed heterogeneous information to recognise objects. The architecture uses devices that can pro...
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Smart control systems and new technologies are necessary to reduce the energy consumption in buildings while achieving thermal comfort. In this work, we monitor the thermal evolution inside a scale reduced closed space whose exterior and/ or interior wall faces have been painted with a coating solution. Based on the experimental data obtained under...
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Object recognition, which can be used in processes such as reconstruction of the environment map or the intelligent navigation of vehicles, is a necessary task in smart city environments. In this paper, we propose an architecture that integrates heterogeneously distributed information to recognize objects in intelligent environments. The architectu...
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El docente universitario está obligado a mutarse hacia un perfil tecno-digital en el que integre sus competencias con las digitales. Los que no se adapten serán analfabetos funcionales y tenderán a la extinción. Las aptitudes digitales serán imprescindibles para la docencia futura porque nuestros jóvenes ya son digitales.
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Job rotation is an organizational strategy based on the systematic exchange of workers between jobs in a planned manner according to specific criteria. This study presents the GS-Rot method, a method based on Game Theory, in order to design job rotation schedules by considering not only workers’ job preferences, but also the competencies required f...
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Objects recognition is a necessary task in smart city environments. This recognition can be used in processes such as the reconstruction of the environment map or the intelligent navigation of vehicles. This paper proposes an architecture that integrates heterogeneous distributed information to recognize objects in intelligent environments. The arc...
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This article arises from the proposal of a new approach regarding the inclusion of soft skills training in education, since early ages. The study carried out on the combination of the Portuguese and the Finnish approaches to the teaching and learning process, led us to reflect and propose a new model of education centred on integral human education...
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In complex distributed systems, the integration phase implies a lot of actions due to it is necessary to know how a component interacts with others. Usually, in the system design phase, modules are defined in a hierarchy in order to be easily integrated based on direct dependencies between the modules. That implies a sequential process of integrati...
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Currently, drones are one of the most complex control systems. This control covers from the control of the stability of the drone, to the automatic control of the navigation in complex environments. In the case of indoor drones, technological challenges are specific. This paper presents an intelligent control architecture for indoor drones where se...
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Professional key skills in the XXI Century
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Competências-Chave dos Profissionais no Século XXI
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A sociedade baseada no conhecimento, a globalização, bem como a rapidez dos avanços tecnológicos são fatores que têm contribuído para a crescente complexidade dos contextos de trabalho. O acrónimo VUCA - Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, Ambiguity - refere-se à volatilidade, incerteza, complexidade e ambiguidade que caracterizam o mundo do Sécul...
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This chapter provides an analysis of the indoor drones’ characteristics and differences from the existing RPAS with a special focus on the features that indoor drones must have. The authors offer a review of the drone’s characteristics in order to propose a vision about the main functionalities that a drone can perform. The work provides a vision a...
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In complex distributed systems, the integration phase implies a lot of actions due to it is necessary to know how a component interacts with others. Usually, in the system design phase, modules are defined in a hierarchy in order to be easily integrated based on direct dependencies between the modules. That implies a sequential process of integrati...
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Currently, drones are one of the most complex control systems. This control covers from the control of the stability of the drone, to the automatic control of the navigation in complex environments. In the case of indoor drones, technological challenges are specific. This paper presents an intelligent control architecture for indoor drones where se...
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This paper presents a Virtual Environment Mapping (VEM) module assembled in an indoor drone in order to be used by creative industries. This module is in charge of allowing users to capture the environment where the final recording will take place. Having a virtual representation of the environment allows both the photography director and the direc...
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In the current context of distributed systems, the communications have moved from a model based on connected nodes, to a model that must connect processes, or including connect data. There are many paradigms, mechanisms and architectures to give support to these distributed systems. Most of these mechanisms are extensions or evolutions of distribut...
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Nowadays ROS (Robot Operating System) based platforms have been widely used in state of art robot researches because of providing reliable mechanisms for fast robot development and algorithm reuse. Among them, modular robots are presented as a Distributed Control System (DCS), in which the data supply and the flow rates must be ensured to guarantee...
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Basándose en el principio de la informática: sin hardware, no hay software… y sin software el hardware no tiene valor, los soft skills son las competencias transversales que recubren a los hard skills (competencias técnicas) y les dan valor. A partir de este principio, en el póster se presenta una sencilla metodología para la impartición de Soft Sk...
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Mobile robots need to manage a lot of sensors and actuators using micro-controllers. To do complexes tasks, a highly computation central unit is also needed. In many cases, a robot is a intelligent distributed system formed with a central unit, which manages and distributes several specific tasks to some micro-controller embedded systems onboard. N...
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The present chapter provides a clear vision for the social networks environment from the self-promotion point of view. Chapter focuses on organizing tools, audience, and type of publications. Tools are organized to contextualize their use and to give a proper understanding of the relevant contents that can be published. Audience is presented accord...
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This article proposes an application of a social emotional model, which allows to extract, analyse, represent and manage the social emotion of a group of entities. Specifically, the application is based on how music can influence in a positive or negative way over emotional states. The proposed approach employs the JaCalIVE framework, which facilit...
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Reputation can be a pivotal factor to potential success throughout one’s academic career. By utilizing available technological assets and tools, professionals can effectively manage their personal brands. Digital Tools for Academic Branding and Self-Promotion is an authoritative reference source for the latest research on the interrelationship bet...
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Resumen En este artículo se describe una estrategia de control distribuida, utilizando elementos empotrados, mediante un middleware de control denominado núcleo de control, en el que se implementan controladores digitales de altas prestaciones, diseñados de forma modular, en sistemas con capacidad de cómputo limitada. Se presenta una metodología ta...
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This paper presents the extension of a meta-model (MAM5) and a framework based on the model (JaCalIVE) for developing intelligent virtual environments. The goal of this extension is to develop augmented mirror worlds that represent a real and virtual world coupled, so that the virtual world not only reflects the real one, but also complements it. A...
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This article proposes an application of a social emotional model, which allows to extract, analyze, represent and manage the social emotion of a group of entities. Specifically, the application is based on how music can influence in a positive or negative way over emotional states. The proposed approach employs the JaCalIVE framework, which facilit...
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Nowadays robots are evolving from using a central computer unit with high computation capability to a distributed system configuration. Most cases present a robot formed with a central unit, which manages and distributes several specific tasks to some embedded systems on-board. Now these embedded systems are also evolving to more complex systems th...
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In Distributed Control Systems (DCS) the distribution of sensor data needs to be optimized in order to reduce the client process redundancy, i.e.: same sensor data processing in different clients. This paper presents an implementation of Embedded Networked Sensors as Smart Resources that allows to access to high-level information abstracting the us...
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Social networks are part of the tools that students use regularly in their daily lives. But in college social networks seem to have yet found their site. In the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) the Quality in the teaching-learning through media and social networks in university education (QtalNET) are studying how to use networks to enhanc...
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This paper presents the architecture of a mobile-based distributed system which aims to minimize the social impact of abandoned or lost animals. To reach this purpose the distributed system has two main goals: to obtain the best pets’ quality information and to optimize the reporting process that allows their rescue. The distributed system is based...
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The inclusion of embedded sensors into a networked system provides useful information for many applications. A Distributed Control System (DCS) is one of the clearest examples where processing and communications are constrained by the client's requirements and the capacity of the system. An embedded sensor with advanced processing and communication...
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En la UPV los equipos EICE:QtalNET e IEMA realizan conjuntamente el proyecto PIME “Social ePortafolios” en el que se ensayan diferentes tecnicas de evaluacion por medio de portafolios electronicos y en redes sociales. El objetivo principal del proyecto es elaborar un protocolo que permita usar las redes sociales durante el proceso de creacion de po...
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The evolution of the definition of industry into the Smart factories has provide a big improvements in terms of production efficiency and promoted new ways to implement interfaces between humans and machines. A factory plan, which is achieved by means of a set of missions, implies a set of control missions. In this work is introduced how to achieve...
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Current opinion on undergraduate studies has led to a reformulation of teaching methodologies to base them not just on learning, but also on skills and competencies. In this approach, the teaching/learning process should accomplish both knowledge assimilation and skill development. Previous works demonstrated that a strategy that uses continuous ev...
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Nowadays, success in the labour world is strongly linked with the social and emotional abilities (soft skills) of every single person. Nevertheless, very few attention is paid to develop them during secondary education. This situation is extended to university degrees and masters, where the focus is mainly set on the development of theoretical and...
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This paper is part of a study of intelligent architectures for distributed control and communications systems. The study focuses on optimizing control systems by evaluating the performance of middleware through quality of service (QoS) parameters and the optimization of control using Quality of Control (QoC) parameters. The main aim of this work is...
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This article introduces some optimization mechanisms focused on environment management, object recognition, and environment interaction. Although the generality of the presented system, this work will be focused on its application on home assistance humanoid robots. For this purpose, a generic environment formalization procedure for semantic scener...
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The student-centered learning is being promoted worldwide in higher education, from 2005, in North-American universities [1], in 2010 in the European Union, but also in Asian countries like Japan [2]. This paradigm is characterized by applying innovative methods of teaching that involve students as active participants in their own learning. In thi...
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This paper introduces how mobile robots can perform navigation tasks by implementing a system based on the control kernel middleware (CKM), and how can take benefit of this. Smart resources are also included into the topology of the system, improving the processing and distribution of the computational load required by the system tasks. The CKM and...
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Resumen Actualmente las redes sociales están implantadas en la actividad personal de los estudiantes universitarios. Sin embargo, el uso de las redes sociales en el proceso de enseñanza-aprendizaje está reservado a algunos experimentos aislados. Es de gran interés conseguir incluir las redes sociales en la actividad diaria de la docencia. En este a...
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Embedded control systems usually are characterized by its limitations in terms of computational power and memory. Although this systems must deal with perpection and actuation signal adaptation and calculate control actions ensuring its reliability and providing a certain degree of fault tolerance. The allocation of these tasks between some differe...
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This paper introduces how a mobile robot can perform nav-igation tasks by taking the advantages of implementing a control kernel middleware (CKM) based system. Smart resources are also included into the topology of the system for improving the distribution of computa-tional load of the needed tasks. The CKM and the smart resources are both highly r...
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Currently, 3D sensors can be considered an evolution of cameras by providing the image with its depth information. These sensors have a generic function and the programmer has to process the received information in order to be adapted and used in a specific environment. In robots navigation, the 3D in-formation can be useful for basic behaviours su...
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This article presents the experimental work developed to test the viability and to measure the efficiency of the intelligent control distributed architectures. To do this, a simulated navigation scenario of Braitenberg vehicles has been developed. To control the vehicles, system uses a distributed control architecture that provides support to QoS a...
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Medición de la actividad de grupos en redes sociales para el apoyo a la docencia universitaria Measuring the social media groups activity in university teaching los alumnos. Los resultados obtenidos demuestran que, por medio de los índices, se pueden distinguir los diferentes tipos de grupos lo que permite elegir las estrategias a seguir para que e...
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los alumnos y permiten realizar el seguimiento de las actividades no presenciales aumentando en gran medida la comunicación entre los participantes. Sin embargo, no todos los docentes y alumnos están dispuestos a participar en estas nuevas experiencias, por desconocimiento o por temor a comprometer su privacidad. Planteamos el uso de Facebook como...
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Actualmente, el uso de las redes sociales está establecido en la actividad diaria del alumnado Universitario. Al ser un medio asimilado, es conveniente estudiar y comprobar las aplicaciones de las redes sociales en la docencia Universitaria. Para estudiar estos aspectos, en la Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) se crea el Equipo de Innovació...
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El actual marco de los estudios de Grado ha supuesto una reformulación de las metodologías docentes basadas en el aprendizaje y la adquisición de competencias. En este escenario, la evaluación debiera valorar tanto la asimilación de conocimientos como el desarrollo de competencias que la instrucción persigue. En trabajos previos ha quedado patente...
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El actual marco para los estudios de Grado han su-puesto una reformulación de las metodologías docen-tes basadas en el aprendizaje y la adquisición de competencias. En este escenario, la evaluación debie-ra valorar tanto la asimilación de conocimientos como el desarrollo de competencias que la instruc-ción persigue. En trabajos previos ha quedado p...
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This paper presents the work in progress of a mobile-based distributed system which aims to minimize the social impact of abandoned or lost animals. System is based on the use of smart mobile devices to provide message warnings of animals localized. Messages are stored in a database to be processed. In order to enter data such as photography, audio...
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This paper presents a proposal to extend the event management subsystem of the Distribution Data Service standard (DDS). The proposal allows user to optimize the use of DDS in networked control systems (NCS). DDS offers a simple event management system based on message filtering. The aim of the proposal is to improve the event management with three...
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Main objective of Action Plan for European Convergence (PACE) that Universitat Politecnica de Valencia (UPV) has been developing since academic year 2005-2006 has been to facilitate the process of adaptation of new courses of bachelor's degree to the European Higher Education Area (EEES). To carry out this ambitious project, centers have identified...