European Researchers’ Night 2023

Lucentia was a resounding success in its participation in the Researchers’ European Night 2023 at the University of Alicante presenting the Balladeer Project Last Friday 29th of September, Lucentia team was participating in the #EuropeanResearchersNight2023 organized by #UADivulga in one of the stands located in the central area of the University of Alicante. It should be noted that more than 40 scientific stations related to the different #research projects of the university itself were set up thanks to the work of more than 600 people. More than 9,600 people attended this event. Balladeer project team During the day, the success of the #Balladeer project among the youngest children in this European project of #sciencedissemination stands out. This Science Fair was divided into morning and afternoon hours and the first part of the event being reserved for schools from all over the province, for the first time since it has been held. The #students had to register in advance to be able to participate in the #ScienceGoesToSchool event. On the…

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New publications in June and July

Several Lucentia research colleagues have recently published two articles within the framework of the BALLADEER and AETHER-UA projects Lucentia researchers have just had two publications published in June and July. Both articles, although different from each other, are part of the Balladeer and Aether-UA projects. The first paper, entitled "A Data-Driven Methodology for Guiding the Selection of Preprocessing Techniques in a Machine Learning Pipeline", was presented at the 35th International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering. In this #paper, Jorge García, Alejandro Maté and Juan Carlos Trujillo, propose a novel #methodology for improving the selection of #preprocessing techniques, both from the point of view of the #MachineLearning model and the characteristics of the data. The second article, entitled "Feature engineering of EEG applied to mental disorders: a systematic mapping study", has been published in the scientific journal Applied Intelligence. The authors, Sandra García, Jorge García, Miguel Ángel Teruel, Alejandro Maté and Juan Carlos Trujillo, through the review and analysis of more than 900 articles, present a #SystematicMappingStudy (SMS) focused…

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Trujillo is recognised at the FUNDEUN New Business Ideas Awards Gala

  • Post published:28 de July de 2023
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Juan Carlos Trujillo and Abel García take home the Business Knowledge award at the FUNDEUN New Business Ideas Awards Gala held at the Santa Bárbara Castle in Alicante Juan Carlos Trujillo after collecting the Business Knowledge Award On the 29th of June, Alicante turned into a gala full of emotion and awards, with the celebration of the XXIX Edition of the New Business Ideas Awards of FUNDEUN (Fundación Empresa Universidad de Alicante). In addition to the entrepreneurs and innovators present, the gala was attended by Juan Carlos Trujillo, our director and co-founder of the spin-off Lucentia Lab, who took the attention and recognition of all attendees. Also present were the rector of the University of Alicante, Amparo Navarro, the mayor of Alicante, Luis Barcala, and other political representatives of the municipality. The event, held at the Castillo de Santa Bárbara, brought together a broad representation of the Alicante business community, highlighting the entrepreneurial spirit and capacity for #innovation in our region. The Awards Gala was attended by authorities, investors,…

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Talks on ontology and semantics

  • Post published:28 de July de 2023
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We received the visit of Giancarlo and Renata Guizzardi, renowned researchers from the University of Twente, focusing on their respective lectures on semantics and ontologies Lucentia RG team on the visit of Renata and Giancarlo Guizzardi Last week, from 17th to 21st October, we received at Lucentia Research Group the visit of researchers Giancarlo Guizzardi and Renata Guizzardi, both from the University of Twente (The Netherlands). During this visit, we were able to have a talk from each of the experts on #semantics and #ontologies. Giancarlo Guizzardi is a full professor at the Digital Society Institute of the University of Twente (The Netherlands), where he heads the department of #semantics, services and cybersecurity. Prior to that, he was full professor of computer science and director of the Cognitive and Conceptual Modelling (CORE) research group at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, South Tyrol (Italy). His main lines of research, on which he has been working for more than 25 years, are: #ontologies, #conceptual modelling and #business semantics. Giancarlo has been…

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Alicante Technology Forum 2022

Lucentia participates in the Alicante Technology Forum 2022 together with the University of Alicante and the Alicante Science Park showing the progress of the Balladeer project Lucentia RG team at the Alicante Technology Forum 2022 Last November 30th and December 1st and 2nd, different members of Lucentia could be part of the stand of the University of Alicante in the Alicante Technology Forum 2022. The #ATF2022 took place in different parts of the city of Alicante during the week of 29th November to 3rd December. This event aimed to put Alicante in the spotlight of technology thanks to the exhibitions of technological projects, conferences by technology experts, an international gaming championship, the ATF Battle Arena, and a festival of short films using mobile devices, the Alicante Smartphone Film Festival. Lucentia was present at the #ATF2022 thanks to its presence at the stand of the University of Alicante in the Alicante Bullring. During the event, different members of the group were presenting the #Balladeer project to visitors. In fact, those…

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Machine Learning applied to healthcare data

  • Post published:28 de July de 2023
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Juan Carlos Trujillo presents a Machine Learning-based model capable of predicting deaths and patients at risk due to SARS-COV-2 at the 7th Meeting of ISABIAL Researchers Juan Carlos Trujillo giving his presentation at the 7th Meeting of ISABIAL Researchers Our director, Juan Carlos Trujillo, participated this Friday, 25th November, in the "5th Clinical Research Day of the Alicante Health Department - General Hospital and 7th Meeting of Researchers of the Alicante Institute of Health and Biomedical Research", organised by #ISABIAL. This day has had different blocks of presentations, among which we highlight the group "Research in Rheumatic and Autoimmune Diseases", where Trujillo has intervened with the presentation of the publication "Machine learning model from a Spanish cohort for prediction of SARS-COV-2 mortality risk and critical patients". The director of Lucentia is the author of this research together with three other researchers from the group, Alejandro Reina, Alejandro Maté and José M. Barrera. In addition, the study also included the director of quality and planning of the Department of Health…

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Key and emerging technologies

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Juan Carlos Trujillo participates in the round table of the Alicante Plaza Innovation Forum with interesting contributions on technological innovation Participants in the round table of the Alicante Plaza Innovation Forum Our Director Juan Carlos Trujillo participated last Tuesday, 10th November 2022, in the round table that took place as part of the Innovation Forum organised by Alicante Plaza and Aire Networks. Trujillo attended this event on behalf of the ecosystem of the Alicante Science Park. Some of the key technologies that the director of Lucentia Research Group wanted to highlight were #artificalintelligence, #machinelearning, #bigdata and #blockchain, topics that he masters perfectly. In addition, the end of the debate had a special mention for the future impact of the #metaverse, as an emerging technology, and how this technology, together with #artificalintelligence, #bigdata and #chatbots, will have a significant impact on different relevant sectors. Another aspect that our director wanted to highlight in his speech was the importance that Technology Based Companies (TBCs) should feel obliged to master any emerging…

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