Learning Systems

The research of this group focuses on the development of machine learning algorithms, models, software and applications. From an algorithmic/modeling perspective, the group pursues research in Probabilittic Graphical Models,  Case-Base Reasoning, Transfer Learning, and Deep Learning. From the software and applications perspective the group concentrates on the application areas such as Social Networks, Music, Robotics, Multiagent Systems, Bioinformatics, and Healthcare.

Head of Department:  Josep Lluís Arcos

 Coordinated by IIIA
 Active Learning
 Algebraic logic
 Approximate Reasoning and Soft computing
 Argumentation
 Automated Auctions
 Automated Negotiation
 Automated Reasoning
 Autonomous Robots
 Case-Based Reasoning
 Combinatorial Optimisation
 Computational Creativity
 Computational Ontologies
 Data mining
 Data Privacy
 Deep Learning
 Embodied Cognition
 Expert Systems
 Fuzzy Logic
 Integration of Problem Solving and Learning
 Machine Learning
 Modal Logic
 Multiagent Systems
 Natural Language Processing
 Nonmonotonic Reasoning
 Normative Systems
 Optimisation
 Probabilistic Graphical Models
 Probabilistic Learning
 Probability Logic
 Recommender Systems
 Satisfiability models
 Self-* Systems
 Semantic Alignment
 Social Simulation
 Solving constraint-based problems
 Swarn Computing
 Team Formation
 Time Series Analysis
 Trust and Reputation
 Cultural Heritage
 Culture & Creativity
 Education
 Health
 Industry
 Optimisation
 SDGs
 Smart Cities
 Tourism
 Transport / Automotive
 GOAL 10: Reduced Inequality
 GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
 GOAL 13: Climate Action
 GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
 GOAL 4: Quality Education
 GOAL 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
 GOAL 7: Affordable and Clean Energy
 GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Borja Sánchez López
Contract Engineer
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David Sanchez-Pinsach
PhD Student
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Enric Plaza
Research Professor
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Eva Armengol
Tenured Scientist
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Iker Beñaran Muñoz
Ex PhD Student
 
Jesus Cerquides
Scientific Researcher
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Josep Lluís Arcos
Scientific Researcher
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Kemo Adrian
Ex PhD Student
 
Kian Seif
PhD Student
 
Núria Correa
Industrial PhD Student
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Oguz Mulayim
PhD Student
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Ramon Lopez de Mantaras
Research Professor
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Xavier Carreras
Tenured Scientist
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 Active Learning
 Algebraic logic
 Approximate Reasoning and Soft computing
 Argumentation
 Automated Auctions
 Automated Negotiation
 Automated Reasoning
 Autonomous Robots
 Case-Based Reasoning
 Combinatorial Optimisation
 Computational Creativity
 Computational Ontologies
 Data mining
 Data Privacy
 Deep Learning
 Embodied Cognition
 Expert Systems
 Fuzzy Logic
 Integration of Problem Solving and Learning
 Machine Learning
 Modal Logic
 Multiagent Systems
 Natural Language Processing
 Nonmonotonic Reasoning
 Normative Systems
 Optimisation
 Probabilistic Graphical Models
 Probabilistic Learning
 Probability Logic
 Recommender Systems
 Satisfiability models
 Self-* Systems
 Semantic Alignment
 Social Simulation
 Solving constraint-based problems
 Swarn Computing
 Team Formation
 Time Series Analysis
 Trust and Reputation
 Cultural Heritage
 Culture & Creativity
 Education
 Health
 Industry
 Optimisation
 SDGs
 Smart Cities
 Tourism
 Transport / Automotive
 GOAL 10: Reduced Inequality
 GOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities
 GOAL 13: Climate Action
 GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
 GOAL 4: Quality Education
 GOAL 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
 GOAL 7: Affordable and Clean Energy
 GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
2020
Zoe Falomir,  & Enric Plaza (2020). Towards a model of creative understanding: deconstructing and recreating conceptual blends using image schemas and qualitative spatial descriptors. Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence, 88, 457-477. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10472-019-09619-9. [BibTeX]
2019
Inmaculada Rodriguez,  Anna Puig,  Juan A. Rodríguez-Aguilar,  Josep Lluis Arcos,  Sergi Cebrián,  Anton Bogdanovych,  Núria Morera,  Raquel Piqué,  & Antoni Palomo (2019). On the Relationship between Subjective and Objective Measures of Virtual Reality Experiences: a Case Study of a Serious Game. International Symposium on Gamification and Games for Learning (GamiLearn 2019) . CEUR-WS.org. [BibTeX]
2018
Manfred Eppe,  Ewen Maclean,  Roberto Confalonieri,  Oliver Kutz,  Marco Schorlemmer,  Enric Plaza,  & Kai-Uwe Kühnberger (2018). A computational framework for conceptual blending. Artificial Intelligence, 256, 105-129. [BibTeX]
Pham Tran Anh Quang,  Kamal Deep Singh,  Juan A. Rodríguez-Aguilar,  Gauthier Picard,  Kandaraj Piamrat,  Jesús Cerquides,  & César Viho (2018). AD3-GLaM: A Cooperative Distributed QoE-based Approach for SVC Video Streaming over Wireless Mesh Networks. Ad Hoc Networks, 80, 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.adhoc.2018.07.005. [BibTeX]
Fèlix Bou,  Enric Plaza,  & Marco Schorlemmer (2018). Amalgams, colimits, and conceptual blending. Concept Invention: Foundations, Implementation, Social Aspects and Applications. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-65602-1_2. [BibTeX]
Zoe Falomir,  Karina Gibert,  & Enric Plaza (2018). Artificial Intelligence Research and Development. Current Challenges, New Trends and Applications, CCIA-2018 . IOS Press. https://doi.org/http://ebooks.iospress.nl/volume/artificial-intelligence-research-and-development-current-challenges-new-trends-and-applications. [BibTeX]
Filippo Bistaffa,  Juan A. Rodríguez-Aguilar,  Jesús Cerquides,  & Christian Blum (2018). A Simulation Tool for Large-Scale Online Ridesharing (Demonstration). International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2018) (pp. 1797-1799). IFAAMAS. https://doi.org/https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3237981. [BibTeX]
Sergi Cebrián,  Núria Morera,  Joan Anton Barceló,  Igor Bogdanovic,  Oriol López-Bultó,  Ivan Campana,  Antoni Palomo,  Raquel Piqué,  Jordi Revelles,  Xavier Terradas,  Josep Lluis Arcos,  Juan A. Rodríguez-Aguilar,  Anton Bogdanovych,  Simeon Simoff,  Tomas Trescak,  Inmaculada Rodriguez,  & Anna Puig (2018). Beyond the Virtual Reconstruction of an Archaeological Settlement. Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA) international conference . [BibTeX]
Roberto Confalonieri,  Enric Plaza,  & Marco Schorlemmer (2018). Computational aspects of concept invention. Concept Invention. Foundations, Implementation, Social Aspects and Applications. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-65602-1_2. [BibTeX]
Jesús Cerquides,  Rémi Emonet,  Gauthier Picard,  & Juan A. Rodríguez-Aguilar (2018). DeciMaxSum: Décimer pour résoudre des DCOP cycliques plus efficacement. 26emes Journées Francophones sur les Systèmes Multi-Agents (JSFMA 2018) . [BibTeX]
Jesús Cerquides,  Rémi Emonet,  Gauthier Picard,  & Juan A. Rodríguez-Aguilar (2018). DeciMaxSum: Using decimation to improve max-sum on cyclic DCOPs. Artificial Intelligence Research and Development (pp 27-36). IOS Press. [BibTeX]
Oguz Mulayim,  & Josep Lluis Arcos (2018). Perks of Being Lazy: Boosting Retrieval Performance. Twenty-Sixth International Conference on Case-Based Reasoning . [BibTeX]
Roberto Confalonieri,  Manfred Eppe,  Marco Schorlemmer,  Oliver Kutz,  Rafael Peñaloza,  & Enric Plaza (2018). Upward refinement operators for conceptual blending in the description logic EL++. Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence, 82, 66-69. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10472-016-9524-8. [BibTeX]
2017
Filippo Bistaffa,  Alessandro Farinelli,  Juan A. Rodríguez-Aguilar,  Jesús Cerquides,  & Sarvapali D. Ramchurn (2017). Algorithms for Graph-Constrained Coalition Formation in the Real World. ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems, 8, 1-24. https://doi.org/10.1145/3040967. [BibTeX]
Eva Armengol,  & Josep Puyol-Gruart (2017). A reward-based approach for preference modeling: A case study. Journal of Applied Logic, 23, 51-69. https://doi.org/http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jal.2016.11.006. [BibTeX]
Francisco Cruz,  Jesús Cerquides,  Juan A. Rodríguez-Aguilar,  Antonio Espinosa,  Juan Carlos Moure,  Sarvapali D. Ramchurn,  & Kim Svensson (2017). Coalition Structure Generation Problems: parallelization of the IDP algorithm in multicore systems. Concurrency and computation: Practice and experience. https://doi.org/10.1002/cpe.3969. [BibTeX]
Marta Poblet,  & Enric Plaza (2017). Democracy Models and Civic Technologies: Tensions, Trilemmas, and Trade-offs. Proceedings of the Workshop on Linked Democracy: Artificial Intelligence for Democratic Innovation co-located with (IJCAI 2017), Melbourne, Australia, August 19, 2017. (pp. 51-62). CEUR-WS.org. https://doi.org/http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-1897/paper4.pdf. [BibTeX]
Marta Poblet,  & Enric Plaza (2017). Democracy Models and Civic Technologies: Tensions, Trilemmas, and Trade-offs. Proceedings of the Workshop on Linked Democracy: Artificial Intelligence for Democratic Innovation co-located with the 26th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI 2017), Melbourne, Australia, August 19, 2017. (pp. 51-62). https://doi.org/http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-1897/paper4.pdf. [BibTeX]
E. Ros-Cucurull,  A. Xicola,  R.F. Palma-Álvarez,  Arturo Ribes,  L. Grau-López,  Lissette Lemus,  Josep Lluis Arcos,  & C. Roncero (2017). Electrodermal activity monitoring on inpatient detoxification unit. 30th ECNP Congress . [BibTeX]
Francisco Salas-Molina,  Francisco Martin,  Juan A. Rodríguez-Aguilar,  Joan Serrà,  & Josep Lluis Arcos (2017). Empowering cash managers to achieve cost savings by improving predictive accuracy. International Journal of Forecasting, 33, 403-415. https://doi.org/http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijforecast.2016.11.002. [BibTeX]