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Y. Blanco-Fernández obtained her PhD in telecommunications engineering from the University of Vigo in 2007 and currently serves as an associate professor at the same institution. Her research focuses on semantic reasoning in personalization systems, wireless ad hoc networks for mobile devices, machine learning, deep learning models, and natural language processing. She has authored 50+ JCR-indexed journal articles, 13 book chapters, and presented 93 communications at international conferences. She has also advised 5 doctoral theses and has contributed to 30+ competitively funded projects, both nationally and internationally (including H2020 and FP7). She has also engaged in 4 technology transfer contracts. Since 2021, she has held the position of deputy director at the Research Center for Telecommunication Technologies (atlanTTic).
A. Gil-Solla holds a degree in telecommunication engineering (1991) and earned his PhD in telecommunication (2000) from the University of Vigo. Currently, he holds the position of professor at the same institution, where he teaches in the Telecommunication programme. He has advised 5 PhD theses and supervised more than 20 undergraduate theses. He is a member of the Group of Services of the Information Society, which is part of the Department of Telematic Engineering at the University of Vigo. Throughout his career, he has been involved in over 40 national and international research projects, including FP7 and H2020 initiatives, with many of them being carried out in collaboration with industrial partners. His research interests focus on the design and development of intelligent systems for personalization of Internet and mobile applications. This includes automatic content recommendation, particularly utilizing Natural Language Processing techniques and other Machine Learning approaches involving neural networks. He has authored over 50 publications in journals indexed in the JCR, as well as more than 60 presentations at international conferences.
J.J. Pazos-Arias is a telecommunications engineer (1987) and holds a PhD in telecommunications engineering (1995) from the Polytechnic University of Madrid. He joined the University of Vigo in 1988 and has held the position of professor since 2009 in the Department of Telematics Engineering. Since June 2016, he has been a Numerary Academician of the Royal Academy of Sciences of Galicia. He co-authored 75 articles in JCR-indexed journals, contributed to 21 chapters in internationally recognized books, and presented over 150 communications at international congresses. Additionally, he has edited 2 books of research monographs and served as the principal investigator in 4 out of 5 projects of the National R&D Plan in which he participated. He has also advised 9 doctoral theses. He has been involved in numerous projects funded through competitive calls. Over the past decade, he has participated or is currently participating in two projects of the EU H2020 program, one project of the 7th EU Framework Program, one project under the Erasmus+ program, 4 projects funded through competitive national calls in collaboration with European partners, several regional projects, and 13 collaborative projects with companies funded through competitive national calls. He assumed the role of principal investigator in many of these projects. In terms of transferring research results, he has contributed to more than 30 technology transfer contracts and 17 contracts for training courses. Additionally, he has been the person responsible for overseeing many of these activities. In 1995, he founded the Information Society Services Group (GSSI) and continues to serve as its head. This group has attained the classification of a Reference Group within the R&D system of the Galician region, securing significant stable funding not tied to specific projects. He is also a member of the Research Center for Telecommunication Technologies (atlanTTic).
D. Quisi-Peralta received a degree in computer systems engineering from the Universidad Politécnica Salesiana (Ecuador) in 2013. Furthermore, he obtained a master’s degree in advanced computer technologies from the University of Castilla-La Mancha (Spain) in 2015, as well as a master’s in Strategic Management of Communication Technologies from the University of Cuenca (Ecuador) in 2017. Currently, he is a PhD student at the School of Telecommunications Engineering at the University of Vigo (Spain). He works as the director of the ICT department at Livingnet and serves as an external researcher for PUCE (Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador) and UPS (Universidad Politécnica Salesiana). His research interests encompass the application of AI technologies, data mining, ontologies, large language models, computer vision, and application development.