Advances in Artificial Intelligence – IBERAMIA 2016
Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Volume 10022
Proceedings of the 15th Ibero-American Conference on AI, San José, Costa Rica, 2016

23’Nov (Wednesday) 24’Nov (Thursday) 25’Nov (Friday)

9:00 – 16:30



09:00 – 16:30

Tutorial (*)

Introduction to Probabilistic Robotics and Service Robots

Prof. Enrique Sucar

(INAOE, México)

9:00 – 10:30

Technical Session T-1A

Planning and Scheduling

9:00 – 10:30

Technical Session T-2A

AI in Education,
Affective Comp.,  HCI

9:00 – 10:30

Technical Session F-1A

Comp. Intelligence, Soft Computing

9:00 – 10:30

Technical Session F-1B

Machine Learning

10:30 – 11:00   Coffee Break

10:30 – 11:00   Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:00

Plenary Talk (*)
«Computational Sociolinguistics»
Prof. Rada Mihalcea

11:00 – 12:00

Plenary Talk (*)
«AI applied on educational systems»
Prof. Rosa Mª Vicari

12:00 – 14:00 Lunch 12:00 – 14:00 Lunch

16:00 – 18:30


Registration and Reception

(in:  Biblioteca Joaquín Garcia Monge (at UNA–Heredia)


Opening Ceremony

14:00 – 15:30

Technical Session T-2A

Natural Language Processing

14:00 – 15:30

Technical Session T2B

Knowledge Engineering, Probabilistic Reasoning

14:00 – 15:30

Technical Session F-2A

Big Data, Data Mining

14:00 – 15:30

Technical Session F2B

Machine Learning

17:30 – 18:30

Plenary Talk (*)
«Value-based Decision Making»
Prof. Emilia Mendes

15:30 – 16:00   Coffee Break

15:30 – 16:00   Coffee Break

16:00 – 17:30

Technical Session T-3A

Natural Language Processing

16:00 – 17:30

Technical Session T-3B

Knowledge Engineering, Probab. Reasoning/ MAS

16:00 – 17:00

Technical Session F-3A

Big Data, Data Mining / Machine Learning

16:00 – 17:00

Technical Session F3B

Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition

17:30   Iberamia General Assembly 17:30   Closing Ceremony
19:00   Social Reception

20:00   Conference dinner

(at the Bougainvillea Hotel)

Here INFO about how getting there. Also, in Google Maps.

Plenary Talks located inAuditorio Clodomiro Picado (at UNA-Heredia)

Technical Sessions located  in:  Biblioteca Joaquín Garcia Monge (at UNA–Heredia)

Note: Coffee Breaks, Social Reception (Wednesday), and Conference dinner (Thursday) are included in the IBERAMIA registration. Lunches are not included (there are several sites around the iberamia venue).

(*) Professors, researchers and students from the University of Costa Rica are cordially invited to attend the Plenary Conferences and the Tutorial scheduled in IBERAMIA’2016. Assistance is free, without cost, limited only by the capacity of the room.


Technical Sessions

Technical Session T-1A. 9:00 – 10:30,  24’Nov (Thursday).

Planning and Scheduling

A Constraint-Based Approach for the Conciliation of Clinical Guidelines
Luca Piovesan and Paolo Terenziani

Intelligence Amplification Framework for Enhancing Scheduling Processes
Andrej Dobrkovic, Luyao Liu, Maria-Eugenia Iacob, and Jos van Hillegersberg

A Column Generation Approach for Solving a Green Bi-objective Inventory Routing Problem
Carlos Franco, Eduyn Ramiro


Technical Session T-1B. 9:00 – 10:30,  24’Nov (Thursday).

AI in Education, Affective Computing, and Human-Computer Interaction

Context Ontologies in Ubiquitous Learning Environments
Gabriela González, Elena Durán, and Analía Amandi

An Interactive Tool to Support Student Assessment in Programming Assignments
Lina F. Rosales-Castro, Laura A. Chaparro-Gutiérrez, Andrés F. Cruz-Salinas, Felipe Restrepo-Calle, Jorge Camargo, and Fabio A. González

Hidden Markov Models for Artificial Voice Production and Accent Modification
Marvin Coto-Jiménez and John Goddard-Close


Technical Session T-2A,   14:00 – 15:30, 24’Nov (Thursday).

Natural Language Processing

A Comparison Between Two Spanish Sentiment Lexicons in the Twitter Sentiment Analysis Task
Omar Juárez Gambino and Hiram Calvo

Enhancing Semi-supevised Text Classification Using Document Summaries
Esaú Villatoro-Tello, Emmanuel Anguiano, Manuel Montes-y-Gómez, Luis Villaseñor-Pineda, and Gabriela Ramírez-de-la-Rosa

Is This a Joke? Detecting Humor in Spanish Tweets
Santiago Castro, Matías Cubero, Diego Garat, and Guillermo Moncecchi


Technical Session T-2B. 14:00 – 15:30, 24’Nov (Thursday).

Knowledge Engineering, Representation and Probabilistic Reasoning

Towards an Integration of Workflows and Clinical Guidelines: A Case Study
Paolo Terenziani and Salvatore Femiano

Anomalies Detection in the Behavior of Processes Using the Sensor Validation Theory
Pablo H. Ibargüengoytia, Uriel A. García, Alberto Reyes, and Mónica Borunda

Explanatory Relations Revisited: Links with Credibility-Limited Revision
María Victoria León and Ramón Pino Pérez


Technical Session T-3A. 16:00 – 17:30, 24’Nov (Thursday).

Natural Language Processing

Evaluating Topic-Based Representations for Author Profiling in Social Media
Miguel A. Álvarez-Carmona, A. Pastor López-Monroy, Manuel Montes-y-Gómez, Luis Villaseñor-Pineda, and Ivan Meza

Using Robustness to Learn to Order Semantic Properties in Referring Expression Generation
Pablo Ariel Duboue and Martin Ariel Domínguez

Conditional Random Fields for Spanish Named Entity Recognition Using Unsupervised Features
Jenny Copara, Jose Ochoa, Camilo Thorne, and Goran Glavaš


Technical Session T-3B. 16:00 – 17:30, 24’Nov (Thursday).

Knowledge Engineering, Representation and Probabilistic Reasoning/ Agent Technology and Multi-agent Systems

Semantic Enrichment of Web Service Operations
Maricela Bravo, José A. Reyes-Ortiz, Roberto Alcántara-Ramírez, and Leonardo Sánchez

The ICARO Goal Driven Agent Pattern
Francisco Garijo and Juan Pavón

A Study for Self-adapting Urban Traffic Control
P.S. Rodríguez-Hernández, J.C. Burguillo, E. Costa-Montenegro, and A. Peleteiro


Technical Session F-1A. 9:00 – 10:30, 25’Nov (Friday).

Computational Intelligence Soft Computing

Automatic Generation of Type-1 and Interval Type-2 Membership Functions for Prediction of Time Series Data
Andréia Alves dos Santos Schwaab, Silvia Modesto Nassar, and Paulo José de Freitas Filho

Calibration of Microscopic Traffic Flow Simulation Models Using a Memetic Algorithm with Solis and Wets Local Search Chaining (MA-SW-chains)
Carlos Cobos, Carlos Daza, Cristhian Martínez, Martha Mendoza, Carlos Gaviria, Cristian Arteaga, and Alexander Paz

A New Strategy Based on Feature Selection for Fault Classification in Transmission Lines
Márcia Homci, Paulo Chagas, Brunelli Miranda, Jean Freire, Raimundo Viégas Jr., Yomara Pires, Bianchi Meiguins, and Jefferson Morais


Technical Session F-1B. 9:00 – 10:30, 25’Nov (Friday).

Machine Learning

Detection of Fraud Symptoms in the Retail Industry
Rita P. Ribeiro, Ricardo Oliveira, and João Gama

A Machine Learning Model for Occupancy Rates and Demand Forecasting in the Hospitality Industry
William Caicedo-Torres and Fabián Payares

A Machine Learning Model for Triage in Lean Pediatric Emergency Departments
William Caicedo-Torres, Gisela García, and Hernando Pinzón


Technical Session F-2A. 14:00 – 15:30, 25’Nov (Friday).

Big Data, Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining

Collaborative Filtering with Semantic Neighbour Discovery
Bruno Veloso, Benedita Malheiro, and Juan C. Burguillo

Distributed and Parallel Algorithm for Computing Betweenness Centrality
Mirlayne Campuzano-Alvarez and Adrian Fonseca-Bruzón

In Defense of Online Kmeans for Prototype Generation and Instance Reduction
Mauricio García-Limón, Hugo Jair Escalante, and Alicia Morales-Reyes


Technical Session F-2B. 14:00 – 15:30, 25’Nov (Friday).

Machine Learning

An Empirical Validation of Learning Schemes Using an Automated Genetic Defect Prediction Framework
Juan Murillo-Morera, Carlos Castro-Herrera, Javier Arroyo, and Rubén Fuentes-Fernández

Machine Learning Approaches to Estimate Simulated Cardiac Ejection Fraction from Electrical Impedance Tomography
Tales L. Fonseca, Leonardo Goliatt, Luciana C.D. Campos, Flávia S. Bastos, Luis Paulo S. Barra, and Rodrigo W. dos Santos

Machine Learning Models for Early Dengue Severity Prediction
William Caicedo-Torres, Ángel Paternina, and Hernando Pinzón


Technical Session F-3A. 16:00 – 17:00, 25’Nov (Friday).

Big Data, Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining / Machine Learning

Principal Curves and Surfaces to Interval Valued Variables
Jorge Arce G. and Oldemar Rodríguez R.

Early Prediction of Severe Maternal Morbidity Using Machine Learning Techniques
Eugenia Arrieta Rodríguez, Francisco Edna Estrada, William Caicedo Torres, and Juan Carlos Martínez Santos


Technical Session F-3B. 16:00 – 17:00, 25’Nov (Friday).

Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition

In Search of Truth: Analysis of Smile Intensity Dynamics to Detect Deception
Michal Kawulok, Jakub Nalepa, Karolina Nurzynska, and Bogdan Smolka

Sign Languague Recognition Without Frame-Sequencing Constraints: A Proof of Concept on the Argentinian Sign Language
Franco Ronchetti, Facundo Quiroga, César Estrebou, Laura Lanzarini, and Alejandro Rosete