Manuel J. Cobo

Manuel J. Cobo
University of Granada | UGR · Department of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence

Professor in Computer Science

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Introduction
Manuel J. Cobo currently works at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Universidad de Cádiz. Manuel does research in Bibliometric, Science Mapping Analysis, Social Network, and also in Artificial Intelligence, Data Mining and Information Science.
Additional affiliations
April 2016 - September 2016
Universidad de Cádiz
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
September 2011 - April 2018
Universidad de Cádiz
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
January 2008 - September 2011
University of Granada
Position
  • PhD Student
Education
October 2007 - September 2008
University of Granada
Field of study
September 2001 - June 2007
Universidad de Jaén
Field of study

Publications

Publications (118)
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In academia, thesis supervision is a fundamental task in the good progress of PhD candidates and of the thesis itself. This task can be performed by a unique researcher (acting as a unique supervisor) or shared with other researchers (acting both as co-supervisors). Whether this demanding task is performed alone or in collaboration depends (or may...
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Internet of Things (IoT) is a key technology trend that supports our digitalized society in applications such as smart countries and smart cities. In this study, we investigated the existing strategic themes, thematic evolution structure, key challenges, and potential research opportunities associated with the IoT. For this study, we conducted a Bi...
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Translational medicine is an important area of biomedicine, and has significantly facilitated the development of biomedical research. Despite its relevance, there is no consensus on how to evaluate its progress and impact. A systematic review was carried out to identify all the methods to evaluate translational research. Seven methods were found ac...
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Today, all industries, especially the chemical industry, are faced to find new technologies that help us to reduce the human impact on the environment and promote global sustainable development. These solutions must consider aspects such as economic feasibility, sustainability, and social equitability. As a result of this need, there is a wide inno...
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The tourism sector is one of the most affected by the health situation caused by COVID-19. As a result, digital transformation is accelerating in this sector. One of the pillars of this transformation is the management of organizations based on data-driven decision-making. The raw material for such data-driven strategies is obviously the sources of...
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Environmental knowledge is attracting interest in the area of sustainability due to the importance of both the environment and knowledge. As tourism is one of the biggest employers and sectors of economic development, environmental knowledge in hospitality represents a worldwide challenge. The present study aims to provide a clear understanding of...
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Software systems tend to become more and more configurable to satisfy the demands of their increasingly varied customers. Exhaustively testing the correctness of highly configurable software is infeasible in most cases because the space of possible configurations is typically colossal. This paper proposes addressing this challenge by (i) working wi...
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Background: Tissue engineering (TE) constitutes a multidisciplinary field aiming to construct artificial tissues to regenerate end-stage organs. Its development has taken place since the last decade of the 20th century, entailing a clinical revolution. TE research groups have worked and shared relevant information in the mass media era. Thus, it wo...
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Today, all industries – especially the building industry – are faced to find environmentally friendly and smart technologies which help us to reduce the human impact on the environment and promote a global sustainable development. These solutions have to consider aspects such as economic feasibility, sustainability, and social equitability. As a re...
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Applied Intelligence is one of the most important international scientific journals in the field of artificial intelligence. From 1991, Applied Intelligence has been oriented to support research advances in new and innovative intelligent systems, methodologies, and their applications in solving real-life complex problems. In this way, Applied Intel...
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Companies still concern about the impacts of the technologies of industry 4.0 in business processes. Hence, researchers are trying to develop studies to improve the understanding related to new techniques, frameworks, and concepts in order to support the implementation of industry 4.0. The aim of this paper is to perform a science mapping in the ar...
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The international collaboration has become usual in the research activity. Moreover, international collaboration tends to lead papers to have higher citations than papers with national collaboration. This fact has been previously studied finding a difference of impact in several areas. However, some reasons that could influence this difference of i...
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Systematic reviews are powerful methods used to determine the state-of-the-art in a given field from existing studies and literature. They are critical but time-consuming in research and decision making for various disciplines. When conducting a review, a large volume of data is usually generated from relevant studies. Computer-based tools are ofte...
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Neuromarketing, consumer neuroscience and neuroaesthetics are a broad research area of neuroscience with an extensive background in scientific publications. Thus, the present study aims to identify the highly cited papers (HCPs) in this research field, to deliver a summary of the academic work produced during the last decade in this area, and to sh...
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Creating a story is a challenging task due to the the complex relations between the parts that make it up, which is why many new stories are built on those cohesive elements or patterns, called tropes that have been shown to work in the past. A trope is a recurring storytelling device or pattern, or sometimes a meta-element, used by the authors to...
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This article examines how the research into Lean Supply Chain Management (LSCM) has evolved over the period 1996-2018 with the identification of the main issues explored and future trends. A performance bibliometric analysis has been conducted through a study of published documents, citations, journal impact factor, h-index, most cited papers and a...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to identify the relationships between process modeling and Industry 4.0, the strategic themes and the most used process modeling language in smart factories. The study also presents the growth of the field of study worldwide, the perspectives, main challenges, trends and suggestions for future works. Design/met...
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With the exponential increase in the number of published papers, discovering how topics evolve becomes increasingly important for anybody involved in research, including researchers, institutes, research funding bodies, and decision-makers. This study proposes a large-scale analysis of the evolution of biomedical and life sciences using the citatio...
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The aim of this paper is to apply bibliometric network analysis to the Lean Production (LP) field of study in order to investigate the strategic themes and the scientific evolution structure. To perform this research, VOSviewer and SciMAT were used to analyse 4,412 documents from 1977 to 2019. The performance analysis of publications, researchers,...
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The increase of computer processor speed and the ubiquitous availability of data coming from a diversity of sources (e.g., version control systems, software developers forums, operating system logs, etc.) have boosted the interest in applying machine learning to software engineering. Accordingly, the research literature on this topic has increased...
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International Journal of Computers Communications & Control (IJCCC) is an open access peer-reviewed journal publishing original research papers and it is considered by professionals, academics and researches as one of the main sources of knowledge in the integrated solutions in computer-based control and communications, computational intelligence m...
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To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, this article examines and reports on its past to current topical coverage of systems science and engineering toward exploring the evolving focus of the research community. Results of a systematic bibliometric analysis are presented with associate...
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In this study, we explore a 100 years of Work and Organizational Psychology (WOP). To do this, we carry out a bibliometric performance and network analysis (BPNA) to understand the evolution structure and the most important themes in the field of study. To perform the BNPA, 8,966 documents published since 1919 were exported from the Web of Science...
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Las revistas científicas son el instrumento fundamental para la difusión de los resultados de la investigación. Las revistas españolas de Documentación han conseguido una presencia destacada en bases de datos internacionales. A partir del estudio de los artículos publicados en ellas se puede conocer cuál es la evolución temática de la investigación...
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BACKGROUND Tissue engineering (TE) constitutes a multidisciplinary field aiming to construct artificial tissues to regenerate end-staged organs. Its development has taken placed since the last decade of the 20th century, entailing a clinical revolution. In this sense, TE research groups have worked and shared relevant information in the mass media...
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BACKGROUND Tissue engineering (TE) constitutes a multidisciplinary field aiming to construct artificial tissues to regenerate end-staged organs. Its development has taken placed since the last decade of the 20th century, entailing a clinical revolution. In this sense, TE research groups have worked and shared relevant information in the mass media...
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Background Tissue engineering (TE) constitutes a multidisciplinary field aiming to construct artificial tissues to regenerate end-stage organs. Its development has taken place since the last decade of the 20th century, entailing a clinical revolution. TE research groups have worked and shared relevant information in the mass media era. Thus, it wou...
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En este trabajo se presenta un análisis bibliométrico del contenido científico de la Revista Española de Documentación Científica durante el periodo 2008-2018, usando como metodología el análisis de rendimiento y los mapas de la ciencia. En los resultados se muestran, por un lado, algunos de los indicadores bibliométricos de rendimiento básicos, co...
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Decisions concerning crucial and complicated problems are seldom made by a single person. Instead, they require the cooperation of a group of experts in which each participant has their own individual opinions, motivations, background, and interests regarding the existing alternatives. In the last 30 years, much research has been undertaken to prov...
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Bibliometric methods were used to analyse the major research trends, themes and topics over the last 30 years in the parasitology discipline. The tools used were SciMAT, VOSviewer and SWIFT-Review in conjunction with the parasitology literature contained in the MEDLINE, Web of Science, Scopus and Dimensions databases. The analyses show that the maj...
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Precision Agriculture (PA) and Agriculture 4.0 (A4.0) have been widely discussed as a medium to address the challenges related to agricultural production. In this research, we present a Systematic Literature Review (SLR) supported by a Bibliometric Performance and Network Analysis (BPNA) of the use of A4.0 technologies and PA techniques in the coff...
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In the last decade, the advertising industry has experienced a quantum leap, powered by recent advances in neuroscience, a large investment in artificial intelligence, and a high degree of consumer expertise. Within this context, opinion mining, sentiment analysis, and emotion understanding bring us closer to one of the most sought-after objectives...
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Studies in Informatics and Control journal is a quarterly publication for all those involved in the field of Information Technology (IT). Studies in Informatics and Control journal provides important perspectives on topics relevant to IT, with an emphasis on useful applications in the most important areas of IT, and it is aimed at advanced practiti...
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Covid-19 represents the greatest challenge facing mankind today. In December 2019, several cases of pneumonia of unknown etiology were reported from China. This coronavirus infection subsequently identified as Covid-19 aroused worldwide concern. As a result, the scientific community has focused attention on Covid-19, as revealed by recent research...
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This article aims to systematise and provide a structure for research into the Future of Work (FoW). We used SciMAT to conduct a science mapping analysis based on co-word bibliographic networks. The Web of Science (WoS) database was used for article retrieval, and a total of 2,286 documents were identified from 1959 to 2019. Our results are counter...
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The technologies of industry 4.0 such as big data brings challenges since companies will have to deal with a large amount of data that will help to anticipate and solve problems in development, flexibility and organizational efficiency. On the other hand, companies need to create defenses strategies, also known as "cyber security" in order to deal...
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Fuzzy Sets and Systems is a leading international journal in computer science and applied mathematics that was created in 1978. In 2018, the journal celebrated its 40th anniversary. The aim of this study is to present a bibliometric overview of the leading trends occurring in the journal between 1978 and 2016 by analysing the most productive and in...
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Bibliometrics has become an essential tool for assessing and analyzing the output of scientists, cooperation between universities, the effect of state-owned science funding on national research and development performance and educational efficiency, among other applications. Therefore, professionals and scientists need a range of theoretical and pr...
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Along almost forty years, considerable research has been undertaken on rough set theory to deal with vague information. Rough sets have proven to be extremely helpful for a diversity of computer-science problems (e.g., knowledge discovery, computational logic, machine learning, etc.), and numerous application domains (e.g., business economics, tele...
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The increasing number of studies that underline the relationship between industry 4.0 and sustainability shows that sustainability is one of the pillars of smart factories. Through a bibliometric performance and network analysis (BPNA), this research describes the existing relationship between industry 4.0 and sustainability, the strategic themes f...
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El profesional de la información (EPI) es una de las principales revistas científicas españolas sobre información, comunicación, bibliotecas y nuevas tecnologías de la información incluida en índices internacionales como los JCR, y SJR. EPI cuenta con una trayectoria de más de 20 años, lo que le ha convertido en una fuente de referencia y escaparat...
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· Introduction: In recent years, Lean Management (LM) has evolved and expanded significantly, with numerous authors researching the subject. Womack and Jones, in their Lean Thinking: Banish Waste and Create Wealth in Your Corporation, showed that a systematic reduction of non-value-added activities in an organization and along the supply chain coul...
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The internationalization of the journal El Profesional de la Información (EPI) is analyzed in 2013-2018, through the evaluation of the publications corresponding to this period with the SciMAT science mapping software. The data of the authors, organizations and countries that have published in the journal in the 2013-2018 period are analyzed. Se an...
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Tele-(remote) rehabilitation is attracting increased attention from society, including the research community and commercial marketplace with an estimated global market value of $160 billion. Meanwhile, mobile device-based healthcare (“mHealth”) has appeared as a revolutionary approach to tele-rehabilitation practice. This paper presents a systemat...
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The conceptual structure of the journal El Profesional de la Información (EPI) is analyzed in 2013-2018, through the evaluation of the publications corresponding to this period with the science map software SciMAT. The scientific maps developed with SciMAT allow to visualize in a clear way the structure of a journal, delimiting the areas of researc...
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Background: The prevalence of cancer has increased over time worldwide. Nevertheless, the number of deaths has been reduced during the past 2 decades. Thus, one-third of the cancer patients are users of complementary and alternative therapies, looking for other types of interventions. The main aim of the present study is to understand the current...
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The journal Soft Computing was launched in 1997, and it is dedicated to promote advancements in soft computing theories, which includes fuzzy sets theory, neural networks, evolutionary computation, probabilistic reasoning and hybrid theories. 2017 marks the 20th anniversary of the journal. Motivated by this anniversary, this study presents a biblio...
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The main purpose of this study is to offer an overview of the rehabilitation research area in Spain from 1970 to 2018 through a bibliometric analysis. Analysis of performance and a co-word science mapping analysis were conducted to highlight the topics covered. The software tool SciMAT was used to analyse the themes concerning their performance and...
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Since Internet was born most people can access fully free to a lot sources of information. Every day a lot of web pages are created and new content is uploaded and shared. Never in the history the humans has been more informed but also uninformed due the huge amount of information that can be access. When we are looking for something in any search...
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Today, the Big Data term has a multidimensional approach where five main characteristics stand out: volume, velocity, veracity, value and variety. It has changed from being an emerging theme to a growing research area. In this respect, this study analyses the literature on Big Data in the Economics, Econometrics and Finance field. To do that, 1.034...
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The tourism industry has been promoting its products and services based on the reviews that people often write on travel websites like TripAdvisor.com, Booking.com and other platforms like these. These reviews have a profound effect on the decision making process when evaluating which places to visit, such as which restaurants to book, etc. In thi...
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The extraction of implicit citations becomes more important since it is a fundamental step in many other applications such as paper summarization, citation sentiment analysis, citation classification, etc. This paper describes the limitations of previous works in citation extraction and then proposes a new approach which is based on topic modeling...
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Researchers usually have been inclined to publish papers with close collaborators: same University, region or even country. However, thanks to the advancements in communication technologies, members of international research networks can cooperate almost seamlessly. These networks usually tend to publish works with more impact than the local counte...