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Casals, E., Cordero, J.A., Dauwalder, S., Fernández, J. M., Solà, M., Vargiu, E., Miralles, F. Ambient Intelligence by ATML - Rules in BackHome. Emerging ideas on Information Filtering and Retrieval. DART 2013: Revised and Invited Papers; Lai, C., Giuliani, A., and Semeraro, G. (eds.), in press.

Vargiu, E., Dauwalder, S., Daly, J., Armstrong, E., Martin, S., and Miralles, F. Cognitive Rehabilitation through BNCI: Serious Games in BackHome. Graz BCI Conference 2014, Graz, Austria

Käthner, I., Daly, J., Halder, S., Räderscheidt, J., Armstrong, E., Dauwalder, S., Hintermüller, C., Espinosa, A., Vargiu, E., Pinegger, A., Faller, J., Wriessnegger, S.C., Miralles, F., Lowish, H., Markey, D., Müller-Putz, G.R., Martin, S., Kübler, A. A P300 BCI for e-inclusion, cognitive rehabilitation and smart home control. Graz BCI Conference 2014, Graz, Austria

Otal, B., Vargiu, E., and Miralles, F. Towards BCI Cognitive Stimulation: From Bottlenecks to Opportunities. Graz BCI Conference 2014, Graz, Austria

Miralles, F., Vargiu, E., Casals, E., Cordero, J. A., Dauwalder, S. Today, how was your ability to move about? 3rd International Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Assistive Medicine, ECAI 2014.

Carrino, S., Caon, M., Angelini, L., Mugellini, E., Abou Khaled, O., Orte, S., Vargiu, E., Coulson, N., Serrano, J.C.E., Tabozzi, S., Lafortuna, C., Rizzo, G. PEGASO: A Personalised and Motivational ICT System to Empower Adolescents Towards Healthy Lifestyles. InMed 2014, 9-11 July, 2014. San Sebastian, Spain.

Vargiu, E. and Miralles, F. BackHome: Cognitive Rehabilitation through Serious Games. V R+D+I Research and Development in ICT and Health, June 5-6, 2014, Girona, Spain.

Vargiu, E., Dauwalder, S., Solà, M., and Miralles, F. Cognitive Rehabilitation in BackHome: The Memory-Cards Game. Poster at MIHealth Forum, May 21-22, 2014, Barcelona, Spain.

Calvo, M., Subirats, L., Ceccaroni, L., Maroto, J.M., de Pablo, C., Miralles, F., Automatic Assessment of Socioeconomic Impact on Cardiac Rehabilitation, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2013, 10 (11).

Vargiu, E., Fernández, J.M., and Miralles, F., Context-Aware based Quality of Life Telemonitoring. In Distributed Systems and Applications of Information Filtering and Retrieval. DART 2012: Revised and Invited Papers. Lai, C., Giuliani, A., and Semeraro, G. (eds.), Springer-Verlag, 2013.

Domenech, S., Rivero, J., Coll-Planas, L., Sainz, F.J., Reissner, A., Miralles, F., “Involving older people in the design of an innovative technological system promoting active aging: the SAAPHO Project”, Journal of Accessibility and Design for All, JACCES, 2013 - 3(1): 13-27.

Subirats, L., Ceccaroni, L., Lopez-Blazquez, R., Miralles, F., García-Rudolph, A., Tormos, J.M., Circles of Health: towards an advanced social network about disabilities of neurological origin. Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 46(6), 1006-1029, December 2013.

Fernández, J. M., Torrellas, S., Dauwalder, S., Solà, M., Vargiu, E., and Miralles, F. Ambient-Intelligence Trigger Markup Language. A new approach to Ambient Intelligence rule definition, Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Information Filtering and Retrieval, Turin,
Italy, December 6, 2013.

Huertas, M., Ceccaroni, L., A simulation and integration environment for heterogeneous physiology-models, Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on eHealth, Networking, Applications and Services. October 9-12, 2013 , Portugal.

Vargiu, E., Fernández, J.M., Torrellas, S., Dauwalder, S., Solà, M., and Miralles, F., A Sensor-based Telemonitoring and Home Support System to Improve Quality of Life through BNCI, Proceedings of the 12th European AAATE Conference. September 19-22, 2013, Vilamoura, Algarve, Portugal.

Guenter Edlinger, Christoph Kapeller, Arnau Espinosa, Sergi Torrellas, Felip Miralles, Christoph Guger. "Multi-modal Computer Interaction for Communication and Control Using EEG, EMG, EOG and Motion Sensors". 21 - 26 July 2013, Mirage Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Faller, J., Torrellas, S., Costa, U., Opisso, E., Fernández, J.M., Kapeller, C., Holzner, C., Medina, J., Carmichael, C., Bauernfeind, G., Miralles, F., Guger, C., Scherer, R., Müller-Putz, G.R. "Autonomy and Social Inclusion for the Severely Disabled: The BrainAble Prototype", June 3-7, 2013 Asilomar Conference Center, Pacific Grove, California, USA.

Subirats, L., Ceccaroni, L., Gómez-Pérez, C., Caballero, R., Lopez-Blazquez, R., Miralles, F. On semantic, rule-based reasoning in the management of functional rehabilitation processes. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Management Intelligent Systems (IS-MiS 2013), Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol. 220, pp. 51-58, Salamanca, Spain, 22nd-24th May, 2013.

Ceccaroni, L., Subirats, L., Piera, J., and Schaap, D.M.A. Participatory Environmental Science. Group on Earth Observations European Project's Workshop-7, Barcelona, Spain, 15th-16th April, 2013.

Ceccaroni, L. "Crowdsourcing and smartphone technology", 3rd EOS Topical Meeting on Blue Photonics - Optics in the Sea, March 2013.

Vargiu, E., Ceccaroni, L., Subirats, L., Martin, S., and Miralles, F. "User Profiling of People with Disabilities - A Proposal to Pervasively Assess Quality of Life", Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence, 352-357, Barcelona, Spain, 15th-18th February, 2013.

Fernández, J.M., Dauwalder, S, Torrellas, S., Faller, J., Scherer, R., Omedas, P., Verschure, P., Espinosa, A., Guger, C., Carmichael, C., Costa, U., Opisso, E., Tormos, J.M. and Miralles, F. "Connecting the disabled to their physical and social world:The BrainAble experience". In: TOBI Workshop IV Practical Brain-Computer Interfaces for End-Users: Progress and Challenges, Sion, Switzerland, January 2013. Proceedings available in:

Faller J., Torrellas S., Miralles F., Neuper C., Müler-Putz G. R. and Scherer R., "Prototype of a fully integrated auto-calibrating, context aware hybrid brain-computer interface for social inclusion and increased independence of individuals with severe functional disabilities". IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC'12).

Manconi A., Vargiu E., Armano G. and Milanesi L., "Literature Retrieval and Mining in Bioinformatics - State of the Art and Challenges", Advances in Bioinformatics, vol. 2012, Article ID 573846, 2012, doi:10.1155/2012/573846.

Miralles, F., Torrellas, S., Navarro, A. (as contributors). Future BNCI: A Roadmap for Future Directions in Brain Computer Interaction Research. 2012, Coordinated by Dr. Brendan Allison, this roadmap was developed by the Future BNCI Project and colleagues from other BNCI Research Cluster projects co-financed by DG Information society and media under the Seventh Framework Programme of the European Union.

Vargiu E., Miralles F., Martin S., Markey D. "BackHome: Assisting and Telemonitoring People with Disabilities", RAatE 2012 - Recent Advances in Assistive Technology & Engineering, November 26, 2012.

Daly J., Armstrong E., Miralles F., Vargiu E., Müller-Putz G.R., Hintermüller C., Guger C., Kuebler A. and Martin S. "BackHome: Brain-Neural-Computer Interfaces on Track to Home", RAatE 2012 - Recent Advances in Assistive Technology & Engineering, November 26, 2012.

Codina, V. and Ceccaroni, L. "Extending Recommendation Systems with Semantics and Context-Awareness: Pre-Filtering Algorithms", Frontiers in artificial intelligence and applications 248, 69-78, October 2012.

Wernand, M.R., Ceccaroni, L., Piera, J., Zielinski, O. and the Citclops consortium. "Crowdsourcing technologies for the monitoring of the colour, transparency and fluorescence of the sea", Ocean Optics XXI, Glasgow (UK), October 2012, OO121127, p. 1-11.

Armano G., Giuliani A. and Vargiu E., "Are Related Links Effective for Contextual Advertising? A Preliminary Study". 4th International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval, October 4-7, 2012.

Ceccaroni, L. "Synergy-COPD, projecte europeu del 7PM", Jornada Connect-EU, Barcelona, Spain, September 2012.

Armano G., Giuliani A., Messina A., Montagnuolo M. and Vargiu E., "Applying Contextual Advertising to MultiModal Information Content", 13th International Conference on Electronic Commerce and Web Technologies - EC-Web 2012, September 2-7, 2012.

Subirats, L., Ceccaroni, L. and Miralles, F. Knowledge representation for prognosis of health status in rehabilitation. Future Internet, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 762-775. August 2012.

Rastgoo M., Lemaitre G., Rafael Palou X., Miralles F. and Casale P. "Pruning AdaBoost for Continuous Sensors Mining Applications", Ubiquitous Data Mining, European Conference of Artificial Intelligence, Montpellier, France, August 27-31 2012.

Lemaître G., Vargiu E., Lorenzo Fernández J.A. and Miralles F., "Real-time 2D Face Detection and Feature-Based Tracking in Video", IADIS International Conference on Computer Graphics, Visualization, Computer Vision and Image Processing 2012. July 21-23, 2012.

Casale P., Rafael X., Alessandrello R. and Miralles F., "SAAPHO: Meeting Users's Needs for Active Ageing in AAL Scenarios", AAL Summit 2012, 27th-29th June, Bilbao, Spain.

Casale P., Fernandez J.M., Rafael X., Torrellas S., Ratsgoo M., Miralles F., "Enhanching User Experience with Brain Neural Computer Interfaces in Smart Home Environments", 8th IEEE International Conference of Intelligent Environments 2012, INTENV12, June 2012 (to appear).

Ceccaroni, L. and Subirats, L. Interoperable Knowledge representation in Clinical Decision Support Systems for Rehabilitation. International Journal of Applied and Computational Mathematics, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 303-316. ISSN 1683-3511. June 2012.

García Pacheco, JL., Migliorelli, C., Pascual, M., Miralles, F., Alvarez, R., Pérez, S., Pozo, F., De León, B., Muñoz, A., Salvador, Ch., Monteagudo, JL. Observatorio prospectivo en tecnologías disruptivas de rehabilitación médica. XV Congreso Nacional de Informática de la Salud. March 2012.

Ceccaroni, L. and Oliva, L. Ontologies for the Design of Ecosystems. In: Universal Ontology of Geographic Space: Semantic Enrichment for Spatial Data, 207-228. ISBN: 978-1-4666-0327-1. March 2012.

Ceccaroni, L., Miralles, F. and Velickovski, F. "Synergy-COPD: Modelling and simulation for systems medicine", Virtual Physiological Human Network of Excellence newsletter 7, 23-24, January 2012.

Torrellas, S., Casale, P., Fernández, J. M., Velickovski, F. and Miralles F. "Ambient Intelligence to ease access to seniors to ICT-based self-services". AAL Forum Proceedings, 2011.

Torrellas, S., Navarro, A., Velickovski, F., Miralles, F., "Telepresence improved by Ambient Intelligence for the long-term severely disabled". Beaming workshop. Real Actions in Virtual Environments conference, 2011.

Torrellas, S., Casale, P., Fernádez, J.M., Velickovski, F., and Miralles, F. Ambient Intelligence to ease access to seniors to ICT-based self-services. In: Proceedings of the AAL Forum Lecce, Italy, Advan Berlo, Ilse Bierhoff and Claire Huijnen Eds., December 2011.

Subirats, L. and Ceccaroni, L. An ontology for computer-based decision support in rehabilitation. The Tenth Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (MICAI 2011), pp. 549-559, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer. ISBN 978-3-642-25323-2. November 2011.

Solana Sánchez, J., García Molina, A., Steblin, A., Lorenzo, J.A., Cáceres Taladriz, C., Roig Rovira, T., García Rudolph, A., Morell Vilaseca, M., Pérez de la Fuente, C., Tormos Muñoz, J.M., Gómez Aguilera, E.J. Módulo de informes para evaluación de terapias y del uso de la plataforma de telerrehabilitación PREVIRNEC. Congreso Anual de la Sociedad Española de Ingeniería Biomédica (CASEIB2011). Cáceres, Spain, November 2011.

Codina, V. and Ceccaroni, L. Extending Recommendation Systems with Semantics and Context-Awareness: Pre-Filtering Algorithms. Frontiers in artificial intelligence and applications 232, 81-90. October 2011.

Hoekstra, A., Domingue, J., Ceccaroni, L., Velickovski, F. and Viceconti, M. Web of models. In: Viceconti, M. and Clapworthy, G. "VPH-FET Research Roadmap - Advanced Technologies for the Future of the Virtual Physiological Human", 70-77. VPH-FET consortium. September 2011.

Putz, V., Guger, C., Holzner, C., Torrellas, S., Miralles, F. A Unified XML Based Description of the Contents of Brain-Computer Interfaces. Proceedings of the 5th International Brain-Computer Interface Conference 2011, September 2011.

Marotta, L., Ceccaroni, L., Matteucci, G., Rossini, P. and Guerzoni, S. A decision-support system in ICZM for protecting the ecosystems: integration with the habitat directive. Journal of Coastal Conservation 15, 393-405. September 2011.

Navarro, A., Ceccaroni, L., Velickovski, F., Torrellas, S., Miralles, F., Allison, B., Scherer, R. and Faller, J. Context-Awareness as an Enhancement of Brain-Computer Interfaces. III International Workshop on Ambient Assisted Living (IWAAL 2011), June 2011.

Subirats, L., Orte, S., López, R., Torrellas, S., García-Rudolph, A., Ceccaroni, L., Gil, A., Miralles, F. and Tormos, J.M. Use of bio-psycho-social standards and user experience in a social network which is focused on people with neurological disability. International Congress on Design, Research Networks and Technology for All (DRT4ALL 2011), 314-330, Madrid, Spain. ISBN: 978-84-88934-50-5. June 2011.

Subirats, L., Torrellas, S., Orte, S., Miralles, F., López, R., García-Rudolph A. and Gil, A. Social Network Enhancing Self-care and Mitigating Isolation in Long-duration Disability with Built-in Knowledge Extraction Tools. In: Medicine 2.0: Social Media and Web 2.0 in Health, Medicine and Biomedical Research (Med 2.0), 2010, Maastricht, The Netherlands. ISSN 1923-2195.

Codina, V. and Ceccaroni, L. Taking Advantage of Semantics in Recommendation Systems. Frontiers in artificial intelligence and applications 220, 163-172. October 2010.

Codina, V. and Ceccaroni, L. A recommendation System for the Semantic Web. Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing 79/2010, 45-52. September 2010.

Pous, M. and Ceccaroni, L. Multimodal Interaction in Distributed and Ubiquitous Computing. In: The Fifth International Conference on Internet and Web Applications and Services (ICIW 2010), 457-462, IEEE Computer Society, USA. ISBN 978-0-7695-4022-1. May 2010.

Palau, M., Ceccaroni, L., Gómez-Sebastià, I., Vázquez-Salceda, J. and Nieves, J. C. Coordination and organisational mechanisms applied to the development of a dynamic, context-aware information service. In: Second International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence (ICAART 2010), 88-95. ISBN 978-989-674-022-1. January 2010.

Vázquez-Salceda, J., Ceccaroni, L., Dignum, F., Vasconcelos, W., Padget, J., Clarke, S., Sergeant, P. and Nieuwenhuis, K. Combining Organisational and Coordination Theory with Model Driven Approaches to develop Dynamic, Flexible, Distributed Business Systems. Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering 21, 175-184. January 2010.


Miralles, F., Ceccaroni, L., Subirats, L., Tormos, J., Gil-Origuen, A., Lopez-Blazquez, R., and Garcia Rudolph, A., System and method for extracting and monitoring multidimensional attributes regarding personal health status and evolution. Patent application PCT/EP2011/074267, WO/2013/097905.