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Juan Manuel Corchado Rodríguez

Juan Manuel Corchado Rodríguez
Universidad de Salamanca - AIR Institure · BISITE research group

PhD Computer Science - University of the West of Scotland

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October 2000 - present
Universidad de Salamanca
Position
  • Professor (Full)
Description
  • http://bisite.usal.es/corchado/
September 1998 - October 2000
University of Vigo
Position
  • Associated Profesor (Profesor de Universidad Interino
June 1998 - June 2000
University of Vigo
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
Education
June 1998 - September 2000
University of the West of Scotland
Field of study
  • Artificial Intelligence
June 1995 - September 1998
Universidad de Salamanca
Field of study
  • Computer Science
September 1992 - June 1995
University of the West of Scotland
Field of study
  • Computer Science

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Publications (1,090)
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The areas of data science and data engineering have experienced strong advances in recent years. This has had a particular impact in areas such as healthcare, where, as a result of the pandemic caused by the COVID-19 virus, technological development has accelerated. This has led to a need to produce solutions that enable the collection, integration...
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The predominant means of communication is speech; however, there are persons whose speaking or hearing abilities are impaired. Communication presents a significant barrier for persons with such disabilities. The use of deep learning methods can help to reduce communication barriers. This paper proposes a deep learning-based model that detects and r...
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The smart city concept refers to the implementation of disruptive technologies in the urban environment, with the aim of creating an optimal citizen experience [...]
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With the modernization of industry and introduction of IoT, maintenance practices have been moving from reactive to proactive and predictive approaches. The identification of faults often relies on the analysis of real-time data provided by streams and unstructured sources. Ontologies have been applied to the maintenance field in order to add a sem...
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Peer-to-Peer (P2P) energy trading is a paradigm in which energy is traded directly between consumers, and there is no need for intermediaries in the process. This paradigm shift makes it possible to commercialize renewable energy sources that would not be consumed otherwise, helping to improve the local balance between energy generation and consump...
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Smart wearable technologies such as fitness trackers are creating many new opportunities to improve the quality of life for everyone. It is usually impossible for visually impaired people to orientate themselves in large spaces and navigate an unfamiliar area without external assistance. The design space for assistive technologies for the visually...
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Spain is the EU country with the largest area of cultivated vineyards. However, it experiences a phenomenon of disaggregation and smallholdings, making it complicated for winegrowers to invest in technification. This paper describes an experiment that will be conducted in the Span- ish wine company Pago de Carraovejas. The experiment aims at optimi...
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The digital transformation driven by the fourth industrial revolution is promoting the transition of traditional manufacturing systems towards flexible, reconfigurable and intelligent factories based on Cyber- Physical Systems (CPS), bringing new opportunities and innovative solutions for modern manufacturing systems. However, this condition impose...
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Random Projection is one of the most popular and successful dimensionality reduction algorithms for large volumes of data. However, given its stochastic nature, different initializations of the projection matrix can lead to very different levels of performance. This paper presents a guided random search algorithm to mitigate this problem. The propo...
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Several factors are motivating the development of preventive, personalized, connected, virtual, and ubiquitous healthcare services. These factors include declining public health, increase in chronic diseases, an ageing population, rising healthcare costs, the need to bring intelligence near the user for privacy, security, performance, and costs rea...
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Social media platforms have been entirely an undeniable part of the lifestyle for the past decade. Analyzing the information being shared is a crucial step to understanding human behavior. Social media analysis aims to guarantee a better experience for the user and risen user satisfaction. For deriving any further conclusion, first, it is necessary...
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The residential sector accounts for 17% of the final energy consumption in the world, and its energy-related improvements are characterised by expensive remodelling, destruction and reconstruction. However, the increasing digitalisation taking place all around the world has paved the way to new, revolutionary methods such as gamification-based appr...
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Deepint.net is a platform that has been designed to use Artificial Intelligence models for the analysis of datasets and real-time data sources, all without programming. This platform can be customized to read any type of data from webs, files, databases, sensors, it can also stream data in real time if needed. This paper presents deepint.net and ho...
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This article describes a m-Health prototype developed, called STRAIGHTBACK, consisting of a wearable device that facilitates the improvement of postural habits involving the spine, generating all possible ways to encourage its use and applicability. The sensorisation prototype includes the use of an app with a double objective: on the one hand, to...
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Maintaining a healthy cyber society is a great challenge due to the users’ freedom of expression and behavior. This can be solved by monitoring and analyzing the users’ behavior and taking proper actions. This research aims to present a platform that monitors the public content on Twitter by extracting tweet data. After maintaining the data, the us...
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The rapid spread of SARS-CoV-2 and the consequent global COVID-19 pandemic has prompted the public administrations of different countries to establish health procedures and protocols based on information generated through predictive techniques and models, which, in turn, are based on technology such as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learn...
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Social media platforms have been entirely an undeniable part of the lifestyle for the past decade. Analyzing the information being shared is a crucial step to understanding human behavior. Social media analysis aims to guarantee a better experience for the user and risen user satisfaction. However, first, it is necessary to know how and from which...
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There is high and varied mobility in modern societies which requires a complex transport system that adapts to social needs and guarantees the movement of people and goods in an economically efficient and safe way [...]
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Reusing software is a promising way to reduce software development costs. Nowadays, applications compose available web services to build new software products. In this context, service composition faces the challenge of proper service selection. This paper presents a model for classifying web services. The service dataset has been collected from th...
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Electricity markets are complex and dynamic environments with very particular characteristics. Ambitious goals, including those set by the European Union, foster the increased use of distributed generation, essentially based on renewable energy sources. This requires major changes in electricity markets and energy systems, namely through the adopti...
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Agent-based simulation tools have found many applications in the field of Power and Energy Systems, as they can model and analyze the complex synergies of dynamic and continuously evolving systems. While some studies have been done w.r.t. simulation and decision support for electricity markets and smart grids, there is still a generalized limitatio...
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The significant changes the electricity sector has been suffering in the latest decades increased the complexity and unpredictability of power and energy systems (PES). To deal with such a volatile environment, different software tools are available to simulate, study, test, and support the decisions of the various entities involved in the sector....
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Boosting the engagement of users and content creators is of critical importance for online video platforms. The success of an online platform can be defined by the number of active users and the amount of time they spend on it, as they will probably take the best advantage of all the available functionalities and spread the word about it. The goal...
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The demand and interest for personalized, efficient, and inexpensive healthcare solutions has significantly increased over the last decade to overcome the major limitations of existing traditional healthcare approaches. This new trend relies on the definition of intelligent mechanisms that can persuade the end-user to achieve health-related outcome...
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The great development of the internet and all its associated systems has led to the growth of multiple and diverse capabilities in the field of software development. One such development was the emergence of code repositories that allow developers to share their projects, as well as allowing other developers to contribute to the growth and improvem...
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Today, the paradigm of multi-agent systems has earned a place in the field of software engineering thanks to its versatility to adapt to various domains. However, the construction of these systems is complex, which leads to additional costs in the implementation process. In recent years, however, several frameworks have emerged to simplify this tas...
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It is important to be able to predict the performance of a company in terms of bankruptcy, however, to date, there is no robust automated model capable of predicting corporate bankruptcy regardless of the sector to which a company belongs. This study has estimated the expected probability of bankruptcy of companies in 3 different sectors (the manuf...
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Smart cities and artificial intelligence (AI) are among the most popular discourses in urban policy circles. Most attempts at using AI to improve efficiencies in cities have nevertheless either struggled or failed to accomplish the smart city transformation. This is mainly due to short-sighted, technologically determined and reductionist AI approac...
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Keynote Artificial Intelligence revived in the last decade. The need for progress, the growing processing capacity and the low cost of the Cloud have facilitated the development of new and powerful computer systems. This keynote will examine the evolution of intelligent computer systems over the last years, underscoring the need for human capital i...
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It is estimated that we spend one-third of our lives at work. It is therefore vital to adapt traditional equipment and systems used in the working environment to the new technological paradigm so that the industry is connected and, at the same time, workers are as safe and protected as possible. Thanks to Smart Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) a...
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Recent changes in the energy sector are increasing the importance of portfolio optimization for market participation. Although the portfolio optimization problem is most popular in finance and economics, it is only recently being subject of study and application in electricity markets. Risk modeling in this domain is, however, being addressed as in...
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Following data ethics and respecting the clients’ privacy, the banking environment can use the client data that is available to them to offer personalized services to its clients. Intelligent recommender systems can support this attempt through specialized technological architectures. This article proposes the inclusion of CEBRA (CasE-Based Reasoni...
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Social media platforms are entirely an undeniable part of the lifestyle from the past decade. Analyzing the information being shared is a crucial step to understand humans behavior. Social media analysis is aiming to guarantee a better experience for the user and risen user satisfaction. But first, it is necessary to know how and from which aspects...
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New mapping and location applications focus on offering improved usability and services based on multi-modal door to door passenger experiences. This helps citizens develop greater confidence in and adherence to multi-modal transport services. These applications adapt to the needs of the user during their journey through the data, statistics and tr...
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This article describes the development of a recommender system to obtain buy/sell signals from the results of technical analyses and of forecasts performed for companies operating in the Spanish continuous market. It has a modular design to facilitate the scalability of the model and the improvement of functionalities. The modules are: analysis and...
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Predictive maintenance often relies on the continuous monitorization of equipment behavior, generally provided by sensors or by the very equipment. Additional data from management software, including which materials are being used and what processes are executed on the equipment can be used to enrich the data streams and ontologies can be used to b...
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COVID-19 is caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and has a case-fatality rate of 2–3%, with higher rates among elderly patients and patients with comorbidities. Radiologically, COVID-19 is characterised by multifocal ground-glass opacities, even for patients with mild disease. Clinically, patients with COVID-19...
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A smart city is an environment that uses innovative technologies to make networks and services more flexible, effective, and sustainable with the use of information, digital, and telecommunication technologies, improving the city’s operations for the benefit of its citizens. Most cities incorporate data acquisition elements from their own systems o...
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The urbanization problems we face may be alleviated using innovative digital technology. However, employing these technologies entails the risk of creating new urban problems and/or intensifying the old ones instead of alleviating them. Hence, in a world with immense technological opportunities and at the same time enormous urbanization challenges,...
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Evaluating web traffic on a web server is highly critical for web service providers since, without a proper demand forecast, customers could have lengthy waiting times and abandon that website. However, this is a challenging task since it requires making reliable predictions based on the arbitrary nature of human behavior. We introduce an architect...
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The current energy strategy of the European Union puts the end-user as a key participant in electricity markets. The creation of energy communities has been encouraged by the European Union to increase the penetration of renewable energy and reduce the overall cost of the energy chain. Energy communities are mostly composed of prosumers, which may...
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Electric vehicles have emerged as one of the most promising technologies, and their mass introduction may pose threats to the electricity grid. Several solutions have been proposed in an attempt to overcome this challenge in order to ease the integration of electric vehicles. A promising concept that can contribute to the proliferation of electric...
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Internet of Things (IoT) should not be seen only as a cost reduction mechanism for manufacturing companies; instead, it should be seen as the basis for transition to a new business model that monetizes the data from an intelligent ecosystem. In this regard, deciphering the operation of the value creation system and finding the balance between the d...
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Predictive maintenance is a field of research that has emerged from the need to improve the systems in place. This research focuses on controlling the degradation of photovoltaic (PV) modules in outdoor solar panels, which are exposed to a variety of climatic loads. Improved reliability, operation, and performance can be achieved through monitoring...
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Epilepsy is one of the most invalidating neurological conditions, affecting 1\(\%\) of the global population. The main diagnostic tool for epilepsy is electroencephalography (EEG), used to detect local field potentials and discern pathological brain patterns, i.e., ictal activity (the EEG correlate of a clinical seizure) and interictal activity (th...
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The transport and logistics sector, by its nature, requires an intensive and efficient exchange of data for effective management and decision-making. The maritime sector requires a special treatment due to the complex and heterogeneous environment. The rapid adoption of IoT technologies in the naval industry will facilitate the effective management...
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Peer-to-Peer (P2P) energy trading (ET) is a paradigm of energy trading between consumers without intermediaries. This model of ET allows the commercialization of energy resources produced through renewable sources that do not need other local consumers. This energy trading between consumers is able to improve the local balance of energy generation...
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Information technologies are intrinsically connected to the manufacturing processes, with more data generated each second. To efficiently operate machines, users must sort out information that is relevant to them in specific moments and contexts. In this paper, we propose an architecture that combines context – e.g. location, type of order, availab...
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Artificial intelligence algorithms, developed for traditional computing, based on Von Neumann’s architecture, are slow and expensive in terms of computational resources. Quantum mechanics has opened up a new world of possibilities within this field, since, thanks to the basic properties of a quantum computer, a great degree of parallelism can be ac...
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This research aims to create an investment recommendation system based on the extraction of buy/sell signals from the results of technical analysis and prediction. In this case it focuses on the Spanish continuous market. As part of this research, different techniques have been studied for data extraction and analysis. After having reviewed the wor...
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The lip-reading based speech enhancement method for laryngectomees is proposed to improve their communication in an inconspicuous way. First, we developed a simple lip-reading mobile phone application for Japanese using the YOLOv3-Tiny, which can recognize Japanese vowel sequences. Four laryngectomees tested the application, and we confirmed that t...
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Due to the advancement of technology, and the promotion of smartphones, using social media got more and more popular. Nowadays, it has become an undeniable part of people’s lives. So, they will create a flow of information by the content they share every single moment. Analyzing this information helps us to have a better understanding of users, the...
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In recent years it has been demonstrated that the use of the traditional property registry models involves the risk of corruption along with long waiting times. This paper points out the main problems of conventional models and makes a survey on new ones, based on blockchain technology, already being developed as proof of concepts by different coun...
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Ensuring air quality should be a mandatory premise in every building, since if not, its occupants are on high risk. In fact, Radon pollutants are stated to be the second main cause among all lung cancer patients in the United States. Radon is a noble gas which seeps up through the ground and accumulates there, making it hard to be identified. A pro...
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This paper presents an efficient cyberphysical platform for the smart management of smart territories. It is efficient because it facilitates the implementation of data acquisition and data management methods, as well as data representation and dashboard configuration. The platform allows for the use of any type of data source, ranging from the mea...
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This paper proposes a coalitional game-theoretical model for consumers’ flexibility coalition formation, supported by an optimization model based on differential evolution. Traditionally, the participation in conventional electricity markets used to be limited to large producers and consumers. The final end-users contract their energy supply with r...
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This book is the result of a multi‐year research project led and sponsored by the University of Chieti‐ Pescara, National Chengchi University, University of Salamanca, and Osaka University. It is the fifth volume to emerge from that international project, held under the aegis of the United Nations Academic Impact in 2020. All the essays in this vol...
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Artificial intelligence (AI) is a powerful technology with an increasing popularity and applications in areas ranging from marketing to banking and finance, from agriculture to healthcare and security, from space exploration to robotics and transport, and from chatbots to artificial creativity and manufacturing. Although many of these areas closely...
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Critical infrastructures, like airports and hospitals, provide essential services and are considered huge investments in any country. Ensuring the security of these critical infrastructures is a necessity in every possible aspect. These infrastructures, however, currently make use of different technological solutions with distinct security levels,...