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
Kemo Adrian
PhD Student

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Josep Lluís Arcos
Scientific Researcher

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Eva Armengol
Tenured Scientist

Iker Beñaran Muñoz
PhD Student

Jesus Cerquides
Tenured Scientist

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Núria Correa
Industrial PhD Student

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Jeronimo Hernandez-Gonzalez
Contract Researcher

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Ramon Lopez de Mantaras
Research Professor

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Oguz Mulayim
PhD Student

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Enric Plaza
Research Professor

Borja Sánchez López
Contract Engineer

David Sanchez-Pinsach
PhD Student

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Inmaculada RodriguezAnna PuigJuan A. Rodríguez-AguilarJosep Lluis ArcosSergi CebriánAnton BogdanovychNúria MoreraRaquel PiquéAntoni Palomo; On the Relationship between Subjective and Objective Measures of Virtual Reality Experiences: a Case Study of a Serious Game2019. [BibTeX]
Zoe FalomirEnric Plaza; Towards a model of creative understanding: deconstructing and recreating conceptual blends using image schemas and qualitative spatial descriptorsAnnals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence; 2019. [BibTeX]
Zoe FalomirEnric Plaza; Towards a model of creative understanding: deconstructing and recreating conceptual blends using image schemas and qualitative spatial descriptorsAnnals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence; 2019. [BibTeX]
Manfred EppeEwen MacleanRoberto ConfalonieriOliver KutzMarco SchorlemmerEnric PlazaKai-Uwe Kühnberger; A computational framework for conceptual blendingArtificial Intelligence; 2018. [BibTeX]
Pham Tran Anh QuangKamal Deep SinghJuan A. Rodríguez-AguilarGauthier PicardKandaraj PiamratJesús CerquidesCésar Viho; AD3-GLaM: A Cooperative Distributed QoE-based Approach for SVC Video Streaming over Wireless Mesh NetworksAd Hoc Networks; 2018. [BibTeX]
Fèlix BouEnric PlazaMarco Schorlemmer; Amalgams, colimits, and conceptual blending2018. [BibTeX]
Zoe FalomirKarina GibertEnric Plaza; Artificial Intelligence Research and Development. Current Challenges, New Trends and Applications, CCIA-201821st International Conference of the Catalan Association for Artificial Intelligence, Reus, cataalonia, 8-10th October 2018; 2018. [BibTeX]
Zoe FalomirKarina GibertEnric Plaza; Artificial Intelligence Research and Development. Current Challenges, New Trends and Applications, CCIA-201821st International Conference of the Catalan Association for Artificial Intelligence, Reus, cataalonia, 8-10th October 2018; 2018. [BibTeX]
Filippo BistaffaJuan A. Rodríguez-AguilarJesús CerquidesBlum, Christian; A Simulation Tool for Large-Scale Online Ridesharing (Demonstration)2018. [BibTeX]
Sergi CebriánNúria MoreraJoan Anton BarcelóIgor BogdanovicOriol López-BultóIvan CampanaAntoni PalomoRaquel PiquéJordi RevellesXavier TerradasJosep Lluis ArcosJuan A. Rodríguez-AguilarAnton BogdanovychSimeon SimoffTomas TrescakInmaculada RodriguezAnna Puig; Beyond the Virtual Reconstruction of an Archaeological Settlement2018. [BibTeX]
Roberto ConfalonieriEnric PlazaMarco Schorlemmer; Computational aspects of concept invention2018. [BibTeX]
Jesús CerquidesRémi EmonetGauthier PicardJuan A. Rodríguez-Aguilar; DeciMaxSum: Décimer pour résoudre des DCOP cycliques plus efficacement2018. [BibTeX]
Jesús CerquidesRémi EmonetGauthier PicardJuan A. Rodríguez-Aguilar; DeciMaxSum: Using decimation to improve max-sum on cyclic DCOPs2018. [BibTeX]
Oguz MulayimJosep Lluis Arcos; Perks of Being Lazy: Boosting Retrieval Performance2018. [BibTeX]
Roberto ConfalonieriManfred EppeMarco SchorlemmerOliver KutzRafael PeñalozaEnric Plaza; Upward refinement operators for conceptual blending in the description logic EL++Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence; 2018. [BibTeX]
Filippo BistaffaAlessandro FarinelliJuan A. Rodríguez-AguilarJesús CerquidesSarvapali D. Ramchurn; Algorithms for Graph-Constrained Coalition Formation in the Real WorldACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems; 2017. [BibTeX]
Eva ArmengolJosep Puyol-Gruart; A reward-based approach for preference modeling: A case studyJournal of Applied Logic; 2017. [BibTeX]
Francisco CruzJesús CerquidesJuan A. Rodríguez-AguilarAntonio EspinosaJuan Carlos MoureSarvapali D. RamchurnKim Svensson; Coalition Structure Generation Problems: parallelization of the IDP algorithm in multicore systemsConcurrency and computation: Practice and experience; 2017. [BibTeX]
Marta PobletEnric Plaza; Democracy Models and Civic Technologies: Tensions, Trilemmas, and Trade-offs2017. [BibTeX]
Marta PobletEnric Plaza; Democracy Models and Civic Technologies: Tensions, Trilemmas, and Trade-offs2017. [BibTeX]
E. Ros-CucurullA. XicolaR.F. Palma-ÁlvarezArturo RibesL. Grau-LópezLissette LemusJosep Lluis ArcosC. Roncero; Electrodermal activity monitoring on inpatient detoxification unit2017. [BibTeX]
Salas-Molina, FranciscoFrancisco MartinJuan A. Rodríguez-AguilarJoan SerràJosep Lluis Arcos; Empowering cash managers to achieve cost savings by improving predictive accuracyInternational Journal of Forecasting; 2017. [BibTeX]
Xavier FerrerEnric Plaza; On argument bundles in the Web of ExperiencesAI Communications; 2017. [BibTeX]
Marta PobletPompeu CasanovasEnric Plaza; 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, 2017CEUR Workshop Proceedings; 2017. [BibTeX]
Núria MoreraRaquel PiquéJoan Anton BarcelóIgor BogdanovicOriol López-BultóIvan CampanaAntoni PalomoJordi RevellesXavier TerradasJosep Lluis ArcosSergi CebriánJuan A. Rodríguez-Aguilar; The role of the archaeologist when producing a serious game2017. [BibTeX]
Tarek R. BesoldKai-Uwe KühnbergerEnric Plaza; Towards a Computational- and Algorithmic-Level Account of Concept Blending Using Analogies and AmalgamsConnection Science; 2017. [BibTeX]
Martin NettlingHenrik TreutlerJesús CerquidesGrosse, Ivo; Unrealistic phylogenetic trees may improve phylogenetic footprintingBioinformatics; 2017. [BibTeX]
David Sanchez-PinsachJosep Lluis ArcosSara LaxeMontserrat BernabeuJosep Maria Tormos; Using community detection techniques to disc over non-explicit relationships in neurorehabilitation treatments2017. [BibTeX]
Ribes, ArturoJesús CerquidesDemiris, Yiannisde Mántaras, Ramón López; Active learning of object and body models with time constraints on a humanoid robotIEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems; 2016. [BibTeX]
Joan SerràAleksandar MaticJosep Lluis ArcosAlexandros Karatzoglou; A Genetic Algorithm to Discover Flexible Motifs with Support2016. [BibTeX]
Roberto ConfalonieriEnric PlazaMarco Schorlemmer; A Process Model for Concept Invention2016. [BibTeX]
Marco SchorlemmerRoberto ConfalonieriEnric Plaza; Coherent Concept Invention2016. [BibTeX]
Xavier Ferrer AranEnric Plaza; Concept Discovery and Argument Bundles in the Experience Web2016. [BibTeX]
Ferrer, XavierPlaza, Enric; Concept Discovery and Argument Bundles in the Experience Web2016. [BibTeX]
Roberto ConfalonieriMarco SchorlemmerOliver KutzRafael PeñalozaEnric PlazaManfred Eppe; Conceptual Blending in EL++2016. [BibTeX]
Moser Silva FagundesSascha OssowskiJesús CerquidesPablo Noriega; Design and evaluation of norm-aware agents based on Normative Markov Decision ProcessesInt. J. Approx. Reasoning; 2016. [BibTeX]
Nettling, MartinTreutler, HendrikJesús CerquidesGrosse, Ivo; Detecting and correcting the binding-affinity bias in ChIP-seq data using inter-species informationBMC Genomics; 2016. [BibTeX]
Salas-Molina, FranciscoFrancisco MartinJuan A. Rodríguez-AguilarJoan SerràJosep Lluis Arcos; Empowering cash managers to achieve cost savings by improving predictive accuracyarXiv:1605.04219 [q-fin.GN]; 2016. [BibTeX]
Alfonso Perez-CarrilloJosep Lluis ArcosMarcelo Wanderley; Estimation of Guitar Fingering and Plucking Controls based on Multimodal Analysis of Motion, Audio and Musical Score2016. [BibTeX]
Xavier Ferrer AranJesús Giráldez-Cru; Link Prediction in Evolutionary Graphs2016. [BibTeX]
Kemo AdrianPaula ChocronRoberto ConfalonieriXavier Ferrer AranJesús Giráldez-Cru; Link prediction in evolutionary graphs the case study of the CCIA network2016. [BibTeX]
Kemo AdrianPaula ChocronRoberto ConfalonieriXavier FerrerJesús Giráldez-Cru; Link Prediction in Evolutionary Graphs - The Case Study of the CCIA Network2016. [BibTeX]
Eva ArmengolPilar DellundeAngel García-Cerdaña; On similarity in fuzzy description logicsFuzzy Sets and Systems; 2016. [BibTeX]
Joan SerràJosep Lluis Arcos; Particle Swarm Optimization for Time Series Motif DiscoveryKnowledge-Based Systems; 2016. [BibTeX]
Joan SerràIsabel SerraÁlvaro CorralJosep Lluis Arcos; Ranking and significance of variable-length similarity-based time series motifsExpert Systems with Applications, Elsevier; 2016. [BibTeX]
Marco SchorlemmerRoberto ConfalonieriEnric Plaza; The Yoneda Path to the Buddhist Monk Blend2016. [BibTeX]
Eva ArmengolPilar DellundeAngel García-Cerdaña; A Logical Study of Local and Global Graded SimilaritiesApplied Artificial Intelligence; 2015. [BibTeX]
Daniel AbrilGuillermo Navarro-ArribasVicenç Torra; Data Privacy with R2015. [BibTeX]
Derek BridgeLuc LamontagneEnric Plaza; Report on the Twenty-Second International Conference on Case-Based ReasoningAI Magazine; 2015. [BibTeX]
Santiago OntañónPedro Meseguer; Speeding up operations on feature terms using constraint programming and variable symmetryArtificial Intelligence; 2015. [BibTeX]
Daniel AbrilGuillermo Navarro-ArribasVicenç Torra; Spherical microaggregation: Anonymizing sparse vector spacesComputers & Security; 2015. [BibTeX]
Daniel AbrilVicenç TorraGuillermo Navarro-Arribas; Supervised learning using a symmetric bilinear form for record linkageInformation Fusion; 2015. [BibTeX]
Juan A. Rodríguez-AguilarCarles SierraJosep Lluis ArcosMaite López-SánchezInmaculada Rodriguez; Towards next generation coordination infrastructuresKnowledge Eng. Review; 2015. [BibTeX]
Reinaldo BianchiL. A. CelibertoJ.P. MatsuuraP.E. SantosRamon López de Mántaras; Transferring knowledge as heuristics in Reinforcement Learning: a case base approach. Artificial Intelligence; 2015. [BibTeX]
Ana PeleteiroJuan C. Burguillo-RialMichael LuckJosep Lluis ArcosJuan A. Rodríguez-Aguilar; Using reputation and adaptive coalitions to support collaboration in competitive environments. Engineering applications of artificial intelligence; 2015. [BibTeX]
Ribes, ArturoJesús CerquidesDemiris, YiannisLopez de Mantaras, Ramon; Where is my keyboard? Model-based active adaptation of action-space in a humanoid robot2015. [BibTeX]
Marc Pujol-GonzalezJesús CerquidesAlessandro FarinelliPedro MeseguerJuan A. Rodríguez-Aguilar; Binary max-sum for multi-team task allocation in RoboCup Rescue2014. [BibTeX]
Luc LamontagneEnric Plaza; Case-Based Reasoning Research and Development - Proc. ICCBR-142014. [BibTeX]
Vicenç TorraYasuo NarukawaDaniel Abril; Comparing fuzzy measures through their Möbius transform2014. [BibTeX]
Guillermo Navarro-ArribasDaniel AbrilVicenç Torra; Dynamic anonymous index for confidential data2014. [BibTeX]
driverless vehicles, fleet management, intelligent systems, intelligent transportation; Dynamic Coordination in Fleet Management Systems: Toward Smart Cyber Fleets. Intelligent Systems; 2014. [BibTeX]
Ana PeleteiroJuan C. Burguillo-RialJosep Lluis ArcosJuan A. Rodríguez-Aguilar; Fostering cooperation through dynamic coalition formation and partner switching. ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems; 2014. [BibTeX]
Eva ArmengolPilar DellundeAngel García-Cerdaña; Local and Global Similarities in Fuzzy Class Theory.2014. [BibTeX]
Joan SerràMeinard MüllerPeter GroscheJosep Lluis Arcos; Unsupervised music structure annotation by time series structure features and segment similarity. IEEE Trans. on Multimedia, Special Issue on Music Data Mining; 2014. [BibTeX]
Nayyar A. ZaidiJesús CerquidesMark J. CarmanGeoff Webb; Alleviating Naive Bayes Attribute Independence Assumption by Attribute WeightingJournal of Machine Learning Research; 2013. [BibTeX]
Josep Lluis ArcosEnric GuausTan Hakan Ozaslan; Analyzing musical expressivity with a soft computing approachFuzzy Sets and Systems; 2013. [BibTeX]
Joan SerràJosep Lluis ArcosAlejandro Garcia-RudolphAlberto García-MolinaTeresa RoigJosep Maria Tormos; Cognitive prognosis of acquired brain injury patients using machine learning techniques. 2013. [BibTeX]
Ramon López de Mántaras; Computational Creativity. ARBOR Ciencia, Pensamiento y Cultura; 2013. [BibTeX]
José Luis FernándezGiovanna Di Marzo SerugendoSara MontagnaMirko ViroliJosep Lluis Arcos; Description and composition of bio-inspired design patterns: a complete overviewNatural Computing; 2013. [BibTeX]
Joan SerràÁlvaro CorralMarián BoguñáMartín HaroJosep Lluis Arcos; Measuring quantitative trends in western popular music2013. [BibTeX]
Joan SerràTan Hakan OzaslanJosep Lluis Arcos; Note onset deviations as musical piece signaturesPLoS ONE; 2013. [BibTeX]
Jordi MarésVicenç Torra; On the Protection of Social Network-Extracted Categorical Microdata2013. [BibTeX]
Antonio A. Sánchez-Ruiz-GranadosSantiago OntañónPedro A. González-Calero; Refinement-Based Similarity Measure over DL Conjunctive Queries2013. [BibTeX]
Kim SvenssonSarvapali D. RamchurnFrancisco CruzJuan A. Rodríguez-AguilarJesús Cerquides; Solving the Coalition Structure Generation Problem on a GPU2013. [BibTeX]
Daniel AbrilGuillermo Navarro-ArribasVicenç Torra; Vector space model anonymization2013. [BibTeX]
José Luis FernándezJosep Lluis ArcosGiovanna Di Marzo Serugendo; A Decentralised Approach for Detecting Dynamically Changing Diffuse Event Sources in Noisy WSN EnvironmentsApplied Artificial Intelligence; 2012. [BibTeX]
Jordi MarésVicenç Torra; An Evolutionary Optimization Approach for Categorical Data Protection2012. [BibTeX]
Tan Hakan OzaslanXavier SerraJosep Lluis Arcos; Characterization of Embellishments in Ney Performances of Makam Music in Turkey2012. [BibTeX]
Daniel AbrilGuillermo Navarro-ArribasVicenç Torra; Choquet integral for record linkage. Annals of Operations Research; 2012. [BibTeX]
Jordi MarésVicenç Torra; Clustering-Based Categorical Data Protection2012. [BibTeX]
Santiago OntañónPedro Meseguer; Efficient Operations in Feature Terms using Constraint Programming2012. [BibTeX]
Arnau RamisaDavid AldavertShrihari VasudevanRicardo ToledoRamon López de Mántaras; Evaluation of Three Vision-Based Object Perception Methods for a Mobile Robotic Platform. Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems; 2012. [BibTeX]
Victor BellónJesús CerquidesIvo Grosse; Gaussian Join Tree classifiers with applications to mass spectra classification2012. [BibTeX]
Santiago OntañónJosep Lluis ArcosJosep Puyol-GruartEusebio CarasusanDaniel GiribetDavid de la CruzIsmel BritoCarlos López de Toro; GENA: A Case-Based Approach to the Generation of Audio-visual Narratives2012. [BibTeX]
Joan SerràÁlvaro CorralMarián BoguñáMartín HaroJosep Lluis Arcos; Measuring the evolution of contemporary western popular music. Scientific Reports; 2012. [BibTeX]
Josep Lluis Arcos; Music And Similarity-Based Reasoning2012. [BibTeX]
Marco SchorlemmerJoaquín AbiánCarles SierraDavid de la CruzLorenzo BernacchioniEnric JaénAdrián Perreau de Pinninck BasManuel Atencia; P2P Proteomics - Data Sharing for Enhanced Protein Identification. Automated Experimentation; 2012. [BibTeX]
Computational Creativity, Computer Music; Playing with Cases: Rendering Expressive Music with Case-Based Reasoning. AI Magazine; 2012. [BibTeX]
Joan SerràÁlvaro CorralMarián BoguñáMartín HaroJosep Lluis Arcos; Quantifying the evolution of popular music2012. [BibTeX]
Toni Penya AlbaMeritxell VinyalsJesús CerquidesJuan A. Rodríguez-Aguilar; RB-LBP: Scaling Up Decentralized supply chain formation2012. [BibTeX]
Toni Penya AlbaBoris MikhaylovMarc Pujol-GonzalezBruno RosellJesús CerquidesJuan A. Rodríguez-Aguilar; Tecnologia de subastas para la formacion automatizada de cadenas de suministroNovática; 2012. [BibTeX]
Ramon López de Mántaras; The AI Journey: The road traveled and the (long) road ahead2012. [BibTeX]
Ramon BejarCesar FernandezCarles MateuFelip ManyàFrancina Sole-MauriDavid Vidal; The Automated Vacuum Waste Collection Optimization Problem2012. [BibTeX]