Research interests

I am a member of the Research and Applications in Artificial Intelligence Group. My main research interest areas are:

  • User and Student Modeling
  • Artificial Intelligence Techniques in Education
  • Intelligent Adaptive Environments
  • Adaptive Assessment
  • Item Response Theory and Adaptive Testing
  • Web Engineering and Web-based Technologies
  • Artificial Intelligence Applications for Civil Engineering

Ph. D. Students

Jaime Gálvez
Student knowledge diagnosis models based on procedural activities.
Co-supervised with: Ricardo Conejo
Francisco Javier García Hurtado
Adaptive Discovery of Web Services.
Manuel Alberto Hernando Ruiz
Student Procedural Knowledge Inference based on Item Response Theory.

Tools

Siette
An adaptive system of automatic assessment.
http://www.siette.org
OOPS
A Web-based tutor for Object Oriented Programming knowledge assessment and learning which combines Constraint-based Modeling with Item Response Theory.
Simplex tutor
A Web-based tutor for assessing and learning the Simplex and two-phases methods which combines Constraint-based Modeling with Item Response Theory.
MOREA
A tool for hydrological model simulation.

Ongoing Main Research Projects

TIM-SPORTS: Televisión Interactiva Multiplataforma para el mundo del deporte (IPT-430000-2010-42)
Duration: 2011-2012 (2 years).
Financed by: Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation (INNPACTO Program).
Main researcher: Eduardo Guzmán
Website...
SISOB: An Observatorium for Science in Society based in Social Models (266588)
Duration: 2011-2013 (3 years).
Financed by: European Commission. 7th Framework Programme
Main researcher: Beatriz Barros
Website...
DEDALO: Desarrollo y Evaluación de Herramientas para el Diagnóstico y el Aprendizaje de los Conocimientos Matemáticos (P09-TIC-5105)
Duration: 2010-2014 (4 years).
Financed by: Andalusian Regional Ministry of Science, Innovation and Enterprise.
Main researcher: Eduardo Guzmán
Website...
DELEGA: Desambiguación Léxico-Semántica en Gestiones Administrativas (8.06/5.46.3619 CTAN)
Duration: 2011 (1 years).
Financed by: Guadaltel.
Main researcher: Eduardo Guzmán
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EN-MODE: Enhanced Browser for Future Mobile Devices (P09-TIC-5105)
Duration: 2009-2010 (6 months).
Financed by: Vodafone EspaƱa S.A.U. Group R&D.
Main researcher: Eduardo Guzmán
TIADA: Investigación y Evaluación de Técnicas Inteligentes para el Aprendizaje y el Diagnóstico del Alumno en Entornos Educativos (TIC-03243)
Duration: 2008-2012 (4 years).
Financed by: Andalusian Regional Ministry of Science, Innovation and Enterprise.
Main researcher: Ricardo Conejo
Website...
ARTEMISA: Técnicas Avanzadas para el Modelado del Alumno y Adaptación de la Instrucción en Entornos de Aprendizaje Inteligentes para la Web (8.06/5.47.3374 CTAN)
Duration: 2007-2011 (4 years).
Financed by: Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation.
Main researcher: Ricardo Conejo
Website...