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EPOSBED intelligent bed system (WO2011/144767): An intelligent hospital bed and its methods 

An intelligent hospital bed with a lower main frame and an upper frame. It has movable parts, a mattress, and an intelligent system based on machine learning to predict patients’ movements and their intentions.

US Patent US-20130152308 and US-8950026 Grant-2015 (publication date June 2013)
European patent EP-2583652A1 (publication date 24th April 2013)
Spanish patent ES-2010/070332 

 

JCR-indexed journal publications (19)


[J19] On the use of machine learning methods to predict components reliability from data-driven industrial case studies
E. Alsina, M. Chica, K. Trawinski, A. Regattieri. International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (in press), 2017 [Q2, 20/44 ENG-MANUF, 2.209 IF]

[J18] An agent-based model for understanding the influence of the 11-M terrorist attacks on the 2004 Spanish elections
I. Moya, M. Chica, J.L. Sáez, O. Cordón. Knowledge-Based Systems 123 200-216, 2017  10.1016/j.knosys.2017.02.015 – RGLink [Q1, 16/133 CS-AI, 4.529 IF]

[J17] moGrams: a network-based methodology for visualizing the set of non-dominated solutions in multiobjective optimization
K. Trawiński, M. Chica, D. P Pancho, S. Damas, O. Cordón. IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, 2017  10.1109/TCYB.2016.2642886  – arXiv Link 1511.08178 [Q1, 1/22 CS-Cybernetics, 7.384 IF]

[J16] Multimodal optimization: an effective framework for model calibration
M. Chica, J. Barranquero, T. Kadjanowicz, O. Cordón, S. Damas – Information Sciences 375, 79-97, 2017 SSRN link [Q1, 7/146 CS-IS, 4.832 IF]

[J15] Agent-based decision support systems for managing word-of-mouth programs. Application to freemium business model
M. Chica, W. Rand. Journal of Marketing Research, 2016. SSRN 2821171 [Q1,25/121 Business, 3.654 IF]

[J14] Identimod: modeling and managing brand value using soft computing
M. Chica, O. Cordón, S. Damas, V. Iglesias, J. Mingot – Decision Support Systems 89, 41-55, 2016. SSRN Link [Q1, 10/83 OR&MSCI, 3.222 IF]

[J13] A multiobjective model and evolutionary algorithms for robust time and space assembly line balancing under uncertain demand
M. Chica, O. Cordón, S. Damas, J. Bautista – Omega 58, 55-68, 2016. RG Link [Q1, 2/83 OR&MSCI, 4.029 IF]

[J12] Standard methods for inexpensive pollen loads authentication by means of computer vision and machine learning
M. Chica, P. Campoy – COLOSS BEEBook. Journal of Apicultural Research, IBRA 2017. arxiv Link [Q1, 15/94 ENT, 2.084 IF]

[J11] Forfire photodetector
A. Peyaud, A. Angelopoulos, C. Chelmis, V. Costopoulos, M. Chica, I. Giomataris, A. Gongadze, T. Herbert, I. Kantemiris, S. Kirch, J.P. Mols, T. Papaevangelou, P. Pavlopoulos, F. Quinlan – Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment 787 102-104, 2015 [Q2, 9/32 N-SCI, 1.2 IF]

[J10] Interactive Preferences in Multiobjective Ant Colony Optimization for Assembly Line Balancing
M. Chica, O. Cordón, S. Damas, J. Bautista – Soft Computing 19 (10) 2891-2903, 2015 [Q2, 56/130 CS-AI, 1.630 IF]

[J9] A comparative study of multi-objective ant colony optimization algorithms for the time and space assembly line balancing problem
J. Rada-Vilela, M. Chica, O. Cordón, S. Damas – Applied Soft Computing 13 (11) 4370–4382, 2013 [Q1,20/121 CS-AI,2.679 IF]

[J8] A robustness information and visualization model for time and space assembly line balancing under uncertain demand
M. Chica, O. Cordón, S. Damas, J. Bautista – International Journal of Production Economics 145 761-772, 2013 [Q1, 8/78 OR&MSc, 2.752 IF]

[J7] Authentication of bee pollen grains in bright-field microscopy by combining one-class classification techniques and image processing
M. Chica – Microscopy Research and Technique 75 (11) 1475-1485, 2012 [Q2,36/83 BIO, 1.59 IF]

[J6] Discernment of bee pollen loads using computer vision and one-class classification techniques
M. Chica, P. Campoy – Journal of Food Engineering, 112 (1-2) 50 – 59, 2012 [Q1, 29/133 ENG-CHEM, 2.276 IF]

[J5] Realtime recognition of patient intentions from sequences of pressure maps using artificial neural networks
M. Chica, P. Campoy, M. A. Pérez , T. Rodríguez , R. Rodríguez, O. Valdemoros – Computers in Biology and Medicine 42 (4) 364-375, 2012 [Q3, 60/100 CS-IntApps, 1.162 IF]

[J4] Multiobjective memetic algorithms for time and space assembly line balancing
M. Chica, O. Cordón, S. Damas, J. Bautista – Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence 25 (2) 254-273, 2012 [Q1, 15/90 Eng-Multi, 1.625 IF]

[J3] An advanced multi-objective genetic algorithm design for the time and space assembly line balancing problem
M. Chica, O. Cordón, S. Damas – Computers and Industrial Engineering 61 (1) 103-117, Elsevier 2011 [Q1, 9/42 Eng-Ind, 1.589 IF]

[J2] Incorporating different kinds of preferences into a multiobjective ant algorithm different Nissan scenarios
M. Chica, O. Cordón, S. Damas, J. Bautista – Expert Systems with Applications 38 (1) 709-720, Elsevier 2011 [Q1, 7/77 OR&MSc, 2.203 IF]

[J1] Multi-objective constructive heuristics for the 1/3 variant of the time and space assembly line balancing problem: ACO and random greedy search
M. Chica, O. Cordón, S. Damas, J. Bautista – Information Sciences 180 (18) 3465-3487, Elsevier 2010 [Q1, 9/126 CS-IS, 2.833 IF]

A new diversity induction mechanism for a multi-objective ant colony algorithm to solve a real-world time and space assembly line balancing
M. Chica, O. Cordón, S. Damas, J. Bautista – Memetic Computing 3 (1) 15-24, Springer 2011

Works Under Review (5)


[U5] Coral Reef Optimization with Substrate Layers for Medical Image Registration –
E. Bermejo, M. Chica, S. Salcedo-Sanz, O. Cordón.

[U4] Benefits of robust multiobjective optimization for flexible automotive assembly line balancing – M. Chica, J. Bautista, J. de Armas.

[U3] Why Simheuristics?: Benefits, Limitations, and Best Practices when Combining Metaheuristics with Simulation – M. Chica, A. A. Juan, O. Cordón, D. Kelton.

[U2] Green Hybrid Fleets using Electric Vehicles: Solving the Heterogeneous Vehicle Routing Problem with Multiple Driving Ranges and Loading Capacities –
S. Hatami, M. Eskandarpour, M. Chica, D. Ouelhadj, A. A. Juan.

[U1] A Networked N-player Trust Game and its Evolutionary Dynamics –
M. Chica, R. Chiong, M. Kirley, H. Ishibuchi.

Book Chapters (8)


[Ch8] Metaheuristics calibration of an agent-based model for modeling premium adoption dynamics
I. Moya, M. Chica. W. Rand – Lecture Notes 2017 (AITIC conference 2016, Newcastle, Australia)

[Ch7] Un caso práctico de modelado y gestión de branding usando soft computing
S. Damas, O. Cordón, M. Chica, V. Iglesias, J. Mingot – Claves de Marketing en el nuevo escenario de la distribución comercial. Cátedra Fundación Ramón Areces, 2016

[Ch6] Modelado y detección de variables clave en un sistema dinámico de employer branding
M. Chica, V. Iglesias, J. Mingot, O. Cordón, S. Damas – En la piel del cliente: escuchar, atraer, retener. Cátedra Fundación Ramón Areces, 2015

[Ch5] Detecting Key Variables in System Dynamics Modelling by Using Social Network Metrics
J. Barranquero, M. Chica, O. Cordón, S. Damas – Advances in Artificial Economics, Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems 676, 207-217, Springer, 2015

[Ch4] NTIGen: a software for generating Nissan based instances for time and space assembly line balancing
M. Chica, O. Cordón, S. Damas, J. Bautista – Managing Complexity: challenges for Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Lecture Notes in Management and Industrial Engineering 121-128, Springer, 2014

[Ch3] Adding diversity to multiobjective constructive metaheuristic for time and space assembly line balancing
M. Chica, O. Cordón, S. Damas, J. Bautista – Frontiers of Assembly and Manufacturing 211-226, Springer, 2010

[Ch2] A Multiobjective GRASP for the 1/3 Variant of the Time and Space Assembly Line Balancing Problem
M. Chica, O. Cordón, S. Damas, J. Bautista – Trends in Applied Intelligent Systems (LNCS vol. 6098), 656-665, Springer, 2010

[Ch1] Incorporating preferences to a multi-objective ant algorithm for time and space assembly line balancing
M. Chica, O. Cordón, S. Damas, J. Pereira, J. Bautista – Ant Colony Optimization and Swarm Intelligence (LNCS vol. 5217), 331-338, Springer, 2008

International Conferences (23)


[IC23] Non-dominated solutions visualization in multiobjective optimization: application to assembly line balancing
K. Trawinski, M. Chica, S. Damas, O. Cordón – In the MAEB – MIC Conference 2017, Barcelona (Spain)

[IC22] An Evolutionary Trust Game for the Sharing Economy
M. Chica, R. Chiong, M. Adam, T – In the IEEE CEC 2017, Donosti / San Sebastián (Spain)

[IC21] Coral Reef Optimization for Intensity-based Medical Image Registration
E. Bermejo, M. Chica. S. Salcedo-Sanz,  – In the IEEE CEC 2017, Donosti / San Sebastián (Spain)

[IC20] Building Agent-Based Decision Support Systems for Word-Of-Mouth Programs. A Freemium Application
M. Chica, W. Rand – In the Duke Forest Conference 2016 (DFC) – Economics in the Era of Natural Computationalism and Big Data,  Durham, North Carolina, Nov 11-13, 2016

[IC19] When Shared Joy Is Lessened: Comparing Psychological Costs Between Online and Offline Positive Word of Mouth
A. Suárez, M. Chica – In NA – Advances in Consumer Research Volume 44, eds. Page Moreau and Stefano Puntoni, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 760-760.  Berlin, 2016.

[IC18] Simheuristics: a method of first resort for solving real-life combinatorial optimization problems
A. Juan, M. Chica, J. De Armas, D. Kelton. In Keynote Papers of the OR58 Annual Conference, pp. 147-156. UK. September 6-8, 2016.

[IC17] Incorporating Awareness and Genetic-based Viral Marketing Strategies to a Consumer Behavior Model
JF. Robles, M. Chica, O. Cordón – In the IEEE WCCI 2016, Vancouver (Canada)

[IC16] Agent-based decision support systems for managing word-ofmouth programs: An application to freemium business model
M. Chica, W. Rand – In the SESC 2016, Naxos (Greece) http://scecr.org . June 2016

[IC15] Social Diffusion Modeling of the Dynamics of Premium App Purchases
M. Chica, W. Rand – In the Network Science X of Wroclaw http://netsci-x.net/ (2016). January 2016

[IC14] Adaptive IDEA for Robust Multiobjective Optimization. Application to the r-TSALBP-m/A
M. Chica, J. Bautista, O. Cordón, S. Damas – In the IEEE SSCI (2015). December 2015

[IC13] Social Diffusion Modeling of the Dynamics of Premium Purchases in Online Application
M. Chica, W. Rand – In the INFORMS SOCIETY FOR MARKETING SCIENCE (ISMS) 37th ISMS Marketing Science Conference (2015). June 2015

[IC12] Modeling robustness in assembly line balancing by using temporal and spatial constraints.
M. Chica, J. Bautista, O. Cordón,S. Damas – In the 9th Int Conference on Industrial Engineering and Industrial Management IIE. Aveiro, Portugal, 6-8 July, 2015

[IC11] Centrality Metrics for Identifying Key Variables in System Dynamics Modelling for Brand Management
M. Chica – In the 6th Annual Complexity in Business Conference (CCB). Washington, D.C., 30rd -31st October 2014

[IC10] Detecting key variables in system dynamics modelling by using social network metrics
J. Barranquero, M. Chica, O. Cordón, S. Damas – In Proceedings of the 10th Artificial Economics (ESSA 2014). Barcelona, 2-3th September 2014.

[IC9] NTIGen: a software for generating Nissan based instances for time and space assembly line balancing
M. Chica, O. Cordón, S. Damas, J. Bautista – In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Industrial Management ISBN: 978-84-616-5340-9. Valladolid, July 2013.

[IC8] Mathematical Programming and Metaheuristic Approaches Applied to Biological Based Fluence Map Optimization in Radiotherapy
G. Cabrera, M. Chica, M. Ehrgott, A. Mason – In Proceedings of the 46th Operations Research New Zealand Society Conference, pages 57-66. 2012.

[IC7] Tackling the 1/3 variant of the time and space assembly line balancing problem by means of a multiobjective genetic algorithm
M. Chica, O. Cordón, S. Damas – In Proceedings of the IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, New Orleans (USA), 2011.

[IC6] A multiobjective memetic ant colony optimization algorithm for the 1/3 variant of the time and space assembly line balancing problem
M. Chica, O. Cordón, S. Damas and J. Bautista – In Proceedings of the IEEE Workshop on Computational Intelligence in Production and Logistics Systems, Paris (France), 2011.

[IC5] A multiobjective GRASP for the 1/3 variants of the time and space assembly line balancing problem
M. Chica, O. Cordón, S. Damas and J. Bautista – In Proceedings of the IEA-AIE 2010, Córdoba (Spain), 2010. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 6098, 1st Edition, 2010, XIX, ISBN: 978-3-642-13024-3

[IC4] A new diversity induction mechanism for a multi-objective ant colony algorithm to solve a real-world time and space assembly line balancing problem
M. Chica, O. Cordón, S. Damas and J. Bautista – Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Symposium on Assembly Lines and Manufacturing (ISAM 2009) 364-379, Suwon (Korea), 2009

[IC3] Integration of an EMO-based Preference Elicitation Scheme into a Multi-objective ACO Algorithm for Time and Space Assembly Line Balancing
M. Chica, O. Cordón, S. Damas and J. Bautista – Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Conference on Multicriteria Decision Making (IEEE MCDM 2009), Nashville (USA), March 30 – April 2, 2009

[IC2] A Multiobjective Ant Colony Optimization Algorithm for the 1/3 Variant of the Time and Space Assembly Line Balancing Problem
M. Chica, O. Cordón, S. Damas and J. Bautista – Proceedings of International Conference IPMU 2008 (Málaga) pages 1454-1461

[IC1] Niching Genetic Feature Selection Algorithms Applied to the Design of Fuzzy Rule Based Classification Systems
J.J. Aguilera, M. Chica, M.J. del Jesus, F. Herrera – Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ-IEEE 2007), London (UK), 1794-1799, 23-26 July 2007

National Conferences (6)


[NC6] Algoritmos Genéticos para estrategias de marketing en un modelo de comportamiento de consumo
J. F. Robles, M. Chica, O. Cordón – In Proceedings of Congreso Español de Informática – CAEPIA 2016, Salamanca (Spain)

[NC5] A multiobjective genetic algorithm and robustness information function for time and space assembly line balancing
M. Chica, O. Cordón, S. Damas, J. Bautista – In Proceedings of Congreso Español sobre Metaheurísticas, Algoritmos Evolutivos y Bioinspirados (CEDI, MAEB13) pp. 453-462, Madrid (Spain)

[NC4] Análisis del NSGA-II para el TSALBP-1/3 cuando existe variación de demanda en una producción mixta
M. Chica, O. Cordón, S. Damas, J. Bautista- In Proceedings of Congreso Español sobre Metaheurísticas, Algoritmos Evolutivos y Bioinspirados (MAEB12) pp. 759-765 , Albacete (Spain) BEST PAPER AWARD – MEDIA NEWS ABOUT THIS WORK

[NC3] Incorporando preferencias basadas en EMO a un algoritmo ACO multiobjetivo para el equilibrado de líneas de montaje considerando tiempo y espacio
M. Chica, O. Cordón, S. Damas, J. Bautista – In Proceedings of Congreso Español sobre Metaheurísticas, Algoritmos Evolutivos y Bioinspirados (MAEB10), Valencia (Spain)

[NC2] Heurísticas constructivas multiobjetivo para el problema de equilibrado de líneas de montaje considerando tiempo y espacio
M. Chica, O. Cordón, S. Damas, J. Bautista, J. Pereira – In Proceedings Congreso Español sobre Metaheurísticas, Algoritmos Evolutivos y Bioinspirados (MAEB09), Málaga (Spain) February 2009

[NC1] Un estudio sobre el uso de algoritmos genéticos multimodales para selección de características
J.J. Aguilera, M. Chica, M.J. del Jesus, F. Herrera – In Proceedings of Congreso Español sobre Metaheurísticas, Algoritmos Evolutivos y Bioinspirados (MAEB07), Tenerife (Spain), 485-492, 14-16 February 2007

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