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Health, Wellness & Inclusion

Artificial intelligence to support the most updated concepts of health and related areas.

 

New approaches in Health evolve towards personalized medicine, patient-centered medicine and wellness and inclusion are becoming important fields on top of the traditional approaches were main focus was symptomatic treatments. In this new scenario ICT technologies and specially Artificial Intelligence and Data Science play a central role and IDEAI has long experience in all those fields. The area Heath, Wellness and Social Inclusion of IDEAI is in charge of all kind of projects aiming to contribute to a better understanding of factors that allow improvements and development in health, wellness and social inclusion regarding either the efficiency, adaptability or reactivity of the systems. A group of IDEAI researchers with long experience in different health domains, from mental health to rehabilitation, including healthy life styles or diagnoses works to extract relevant knowledge from data, images, text or videos to better understand the underlying complexity of health, wellness or inclusion, and contributes to build assistive technologies, intelligent recommenders or predictive models in the field.

 

Contact (Health and Wellness)

Name: Karina Gibert Oliveras

Email: karina.gibert@upc.edu

Karina's homepage: https://www.eio.upc.edu/en/homepages/karina

 

Contact (Social inclusion)

Name: Alfredo Vellido Alcacena

Email: avellido@cs.upc.edu

Alfredo's homepage: https://www.cs.upc.edu/~avellido/

 

Projects and Patents

 

2017

 

Gaze scanpath prediction with adversarial training

Gaze scanpath prediction with adversarial training

Giro, X.

This project aims at predicting the human visual attention over images and videos, both from the perspective of saliency heatmaps, as well as gaze scanpaths.

Insight Centre for Data Analytics, Dublin City University

 

Spoken to sign language translation using neural networks

Spoken to sign language translation using neural networks

Giro, X.

Speech2Signs aims to remove the difficulties and barriers which deaf people encounter when watching online video, by automatically generating a puppet interpreter that will translate the speech signal into American Sign Language.

Carnegie Mellon University Facebook

 

Deep learning for 3D Reconstruction and simulation of aesthetic procedures

Deep learning for 3D Reconstruction and simulation of aesthetic procedures

Giro, X.

The aim of this project is to increase the accuracy and realism of 3D reconstruction and 3D aesthetic procedure simulations using novel deep learning techniques.

Crisalix

 

 

2016

 

Inteligencia computacional para el descubrimiento de conocimiento a partir de G protein-coupled receptors

Inteligencia computacional para el descubrimiento de conocimiento a partir de G protein-coupled receptors

Vellido, A. Nebot, M. Belanche, Ll. Alquezar, R. Mugica, F. Romero, E. Vilamala-Muñoz, A. Lisboa, P. Tosi, A. Olier-Caparroso, I. Ortega, S. González, F.F. Cruz-Barbosa, R.

Machine learning for the analysis of protein sequences of the G-Protein Coupled Receptors family are the basis of this project. They are important drug targets that, in the absence of known crystal structure, need sequence data analysis.

Liverpool John Moores University, UK Universidad Tecnológica de la Mixteca, MX Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, MX

 

Procesado de señales multimodales y aprendizaje automático en grafos.

Procesado de señales multimodales y aprendizaje automático en grafos.

Ruiz-Hidalgo, J. Giro, X. Salembier, P. Marques, F. Pardas, M. Casas, J. Sayrol, E. Oliveras, A. Vilaplana, V. Morros, J.R.

The goal of this project is to study and develop tools combining graph signal representation and processing ideas with machine learning technology.

 

 

 

2015

 

Casper, cognitive assistive social pet robots for hospitalized children

Casper, cognitive assistive social pet robots for hospitalized children

Angulo, C. Diaz, M.

It is about developing a Cognitive Assistive Social Pet Robot. Having the shape of a pet robot, it captures information from the interaction with socially assisted children in hospitals during interventions when social aspects are evaluated

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona Universitat Ramon Llull Hospital Sant Joan de Déu PAL Robotics

 

Un recomendador inteligente de dietas personalizadas desde la observación integrada de las características, hábitos y condiciones de las personas (Diet4You)

Un recomendador inteligente de dietas personalizadas desde la observación integrada de las características, hábitos y condiciones de las personas (Diet4You)

Gibert, Karina Nonell, R. Sànchez-Marrè, M.

It is an intelligent decision support system for personalized diets based on data science, expert knowledge and CBR, considering health status, gene expressions, life style, cultural habits and personal preferences, fitting prescription

UPC IMIM

 

 

2014

 

Robotic Companions and LEGO Engineering

Robotic Companions and LEGO Engineering

Albo-Canals, J. Angulo, C.

Data Analysis and Collection through Robotic Companions and LEGO Engineering with Children on the Autism Spectrum: measuring the effect of LEGO engineering on the development of social skills in children and adolescents with ASD.

ufts Univeristy Universitat Ramon Llull

 

 

2013

 

Adquisición de conocimiento en farmacoproteomica mediante métodos avanzados de inteligencia artificial (KAPPA AIM)

Adquisición de conocimiento en farmacoproteomica mediante métodos avanzados de inteligencia artificial (KAPPA AIM)

Vellido, A. Alquezar, R. Belanche, Ll. Nebot, M. Romero, E. Mugica, F. Vilamala-Muñoz, A. González, F.F. Cruz-Barbosa, R. Lisboa, P.

This project dealt with Machine learning for the subtyping of protein sequences of the G-Protein Coupled Receptors family. They are important drug targets that, in the absence of known crystal structure, need sequence data analysis.

Liverpool John Moores University, UK Universidad Tecnológica de la Mixteca, MX Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, MX

 

TRATAMIENTO DEL DOLOR Y LA ANSIEDAD BASADO EN LA INTERACCION DE ROBOTS SOCIALES CON

TRATAMIENTO DEL DOLOR Y LA ANSIEDAD BASADO EN LA INTERACCION DE ROBOTS SOCIALES CON

Angulo, C. Diaz, M. Raya, C. Aguilar, W. G. Acevedo-Valle, J. M. Trejo, K. Perez-Sala, X.

The objective is to evaluate the effectiveness of the use of social robots in the reduction of pain and anxiety in hospitalised children during their clinical treatments by obtaining tangible evidence of the utility and service of the robot

Universitat Ramon Llull Hospital Sant Joan de Déu

 

 

2012

 

DESARROLLOS EN LA INTERACCIÓN HUMANO-ROBOT SOCIAL PARA FAVORECER UNA MEJOR CALIDAD DE VIDA DE NIÑOS HOSPITALIZADOS DE LARGA DURACIÓN

DESARROLLOS EN LA INTERACCIÓN HUMANO-ROBOT SOCIAL PARA FAVORECER UNA MEJOR CALIDAD DE VIDA DE NIÑOS HOSPITALIZADOS DE LARGA DURACIÓN

Angulo, C. Diaz, M. Raya, C.

The project SOFIA is about initial developments in the human-social robot interaction to favor a better quality of life of long-term hospitalised children.

Hospital Sant Joan de Déu

 

 

2011

 

CIP-ICT-PSP-2010-4, 250577 CAALIX-MW

CIP-ICT-PSP-2010-4, 250577 CAALIX-MW

Catala, A. Angulo, C. Cabestany, J. Parra, X. Sama, A. Perez, C. Diaz, M.

The CAALYX-MV system consists in a wearable light device measuring specific vital signs of the elder, as well as to detect falls and to communicate autonomously in real time with his/her caregiver in case of an emergency, wherever they are.

Telefónica I+D Corscience GmbH & Co. KG Fundación CETEMMSA Fundació Privada Sant Antoni Abat Cooperativa Sociale COOSS Marche Onlus Società Coopertiva per Azioni STICHTING Smart Homes FRAUNHOFER Portugal Research INESC TEC

 

 

2010

 

Desarrollo de un conjunto básico de indicadores SEP y herramentas de desarrollo de indicadores cuantivativos (CISM-SEP)

Desarrollo de un conjunto básico de indicadores SEP y herramentas de desarrollo de indicadores cuantivativos (CISM-SEP)

Salvador-Carulla, L. Gibert, Karina

Development of an instrument to evaluate mental services in healthcare systems, based on available system data, knowledge engineering and experts assessment. It became an standard in Spain, Finland, Australia for health systems evaluation

Sociedad Española de Psiquiatría PSICOST

 

AIDTUMOUR: HERRAMIENTAS BASADAS EN METODOS DE IN℡IGENCIA ARTIFICIAL PARA EL APOYO A LA DECISION EN

AIDTUMOUR: HERRAMIENTAS BASADAS EN METODOS DE IN℡IGENCIA ARTIFICIAL PARA EL APOYO A LA DECISION EN

Vellido, A. Nebot, M. Mugica, F. Belanche, Ll. Romero, E.

Brain tumours are difficult to diagnose from mere image by radiologists. We defined a machine learning-based data analysis pipeline based on the analysis of Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy signal.

Grup d'Aplicacions Biomèdiques de la RMN (GABRMN) Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

 

DESARROLLO EN ROBÓTICA SOCIAL PARA LA SALUD Y CALIDAD DE VIDA EN PERSONAS DEPENDIENTES

DESARROLLO EN ROBÓTICA SOCIAL PARA LA SALUD Y CALIDAD DE VIDA EN PERSONAS DEPENDIENTES

Angulo, C. Diaz, M. Cabestany, J. Pardo, D.E.

Development in social robotics for health and quality of life in dependent people

Hospital Comarcal Sant Antoni Abat

 

Method and device for detecting the On and Off states of a Parkinson patient

Method and device for detecting the On and Off states of a Parkinson patient

Rodríguez, A. Cabestany, J. Catala, A. Sama, A. Gálvez, C. Romagosa, J. Pérez, D. Angulo, C. Perez, C.

Patent. A method for detecting on/off states of a Parkinson patient by transforming the obtained inertial data which uses a model derived from a set of stored data referred to patients in on state and patients in off state.

Fundació Privada Hospital Comarcal De Sant Antoni Abat De Vilanova I La Geltrú

 

 

2009

 

HOME-BASED EMPOWERED LIVING FOR PARKINSON'S DISEASENS PATIENTS

HOME-BASED EMPOWERED LIVING FOR PARKINSON'S DISEASENS PATIENTS

Cabestany, J. Pardo, D.E. Catala, A. Sama, A. Angulo, C. Raya, C. Rodriguez-Martin, D. Romagosa, J. Perez, C. Bermejo, S.

The HELP Project consortium is designing a Health Monitoring System specifically targeted for the needs of Parkinson Disease (PD) patients.

Telefónica I+D Fundació Sant Antoni Abat Nevet Peh-Med Telecom Italia HSG-IMIT MSG Università di Palermo

 

AUTO-CONFIGURABLE ROBOTS FOR SOCIAL SERVICES

AUTO-CONFIGURABLE ROBOTS FOR SOCIAL SERVICES

Angulo, C. Diaz, M.

ACROSS aims to incorporate robotic services into social scenarios allowing them to anticipate to user needs by improving communication and empathy between people and embodied agents.

Alimerka Bizintek innova Universidad de Deusto European Center for Soft Computing Fatronik-Tecnalia Hospital Comarcal Sant Antoni Abat Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocío M-bot solutions Universidad de Extremadura Verbio Treelogic

 

 

2008

 

Procedimientos para la discriminación de origen de la contaminación fecal animal en el agua

Procedimientos para la discriminación de origen de la contaminación fecal animal en el agua

Blanch, A. Belanche, Ll.

Development of new data-driven procedures for the determination of the origin of faecal contamination in water bodies

Universitat de Barcelona

 

 

2007

 

SHARE-it. Supported human autonomy for recovery and enhancement of cognitive and motor abilities using information tecnologies

SHARE-it. Supported human autonomy for recovery and enhancement of cognitive and motor abilities using information tecnologies

Cortes, U. Agullo, J. Martinez, A. Martin, M. Barrue, C. Gibert, Karina Bejar, J. Benedico, A.

Developed an intelligent platform to move a wheel chair for cognitive disabled people. Assistive technologies, ambient intelligence, robotics and expert knowledge combined for increasing quality of life of disabled persons

URV UPC IRCCS Santa Lucia University of Prague

 

EXODUS. Red de sensores corporales basada en elementos hardware inteligentes para una experiencia optimizada de usuario

EXODUS. Red de sensores corporales basada en elementos hardware inteligentes para una experiencia optimizada de usuario

Angulo, C. Diaz, M. Catala, A.

Adaptive smart assistive systems for disabled people in autonomous movement. Facilitation systems for mobility and autonomous displacement of people with temporary or permanent motor disabilities, and different degrees of walking problems.

Universidad de Zaragoza

 

 

2006

 

Diseño de un sistema de apoyo a la decisión en oncología clínica basado en métodos avanzados de soft computing

Diseño de un sistema de apoyo a la decisión en oncología clínica basado en métodos avanzados de soft computing

Vellido, A. Alquezar, R. Escobet, A. Belanche, Ll. Romero, E. Nebot, M.

We analyzed brain tumour tissue magnetic resonance spectra for problems of outlier analysis, feature selection and classification in the setting of a medical decision support system for radiologists.

Grup d'Aplicacions Biomèdiques de la RMN (GABRMN) Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

 

Laboratorio de medidas potenciadoras de la autonomía, satisfacción personal, y calidad de vida en personas con lesión medular o daño cerebral adquirido

Laboratorio de medidas potenciadoras de la autonomía, satisfacción personal, y calidad de vida en personas con lesión medular o daño cerebral adquirido

Corcoll, L. Gibert, Karina

Qvidlab used data science intensive approach to consume all data from monitoring neurorehabilitation processes of neurological patients and provide treatment guidelines to increase response level and quality of life in the long-term

Guttmann UPC

 

DEFDEP: Definició operativa de dependència en les discapacitats psíquiques

DEFDEP: Definició operativa de dependència en les discapacitats psíquiques

Gibert, Karina

The consortium was formed by the catalan government to understand the essential patterns of dependency in mental impaired population in Catalonia for a better distribution of the budget of the Dependency Law (under elaboration at that time)

PRODEP(gencat) psicost san joan de deu UPC

 

 

2004

 

Determinación del origen de la contaminación fecal en el agua

Determinación del origen de la contaminación fecal en el agua

Belanche, Ll. Romero, E.

Development of procedures for the determination of the origin of faecal contamination in water bodies

Universitat de Barcelona