Participants, Communications and Talks



In the philosophy of a workshop, at the Mathematical Modelling in Engineering & Human Behaviour every participant could discuss his/her work in a short communication (about 20 minutes). Invited conferences of 35 minutes will also be programmed.



List of invited participants:

*    Francisco Solis (Centro de Investigación en Matemática, Guanajuato, Mexico) Delay discrete dynamical model for an aggresive heterogeneous tumor.

*    Matthias Ehrhardt (Bergische Universitat Wuppertal, Germany) Modeling boundary conditions for solving stationary Schrödinger equations.

*    Gilberto González-Parra (Universidad de los Andes, Mérida, Venezuela) Modeling adaptive social behaviour on epidemics with dynamical networks.

*    Doris Hinestroza (University of El Valle, Cali, Colombia) Identification of the diffusion coefficient in a one and two dimensional parabolic equation by regularization techniques using two parameters.

*    José Manuel Rey (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain) Optimal control of long-term sentimental dynamics.

*    Abraham José Arenas (Universidad Córdoba, Montería, Colombia) A nonstandard numerical scheme for a nonlinear option pricing model in illiquid markets.

*    Karina Gibert (Dpt. Estadística e Investigación Operativa, Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña, Spain) The benefits of hybrid methodologies in Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery. Applications to Human Behaviour.

*    Benito Chen-Charpentier (University of Texas at Arlington) Virus Propagation with Randomness.




The following communications have been accepted as short talks (15 minutes + 5 minutes for questions):


1)    J. C. R. Alcantud , R. de Andrés and J. M. Cascón, /font> A unifying model to measure consensus solutions in a society.

2)    R. Duato and L. Jódar, Mathematical Modeling of the Spread of Divorces in Spain.

3)    J. Camacho, J. C. Cortés, R. Micle and A. Sánchez-Sánchez , Predicting the next few year academic underachievement in high school in Spain: A dynamical modelling approach.

4)    J. Mora , H. Mora, M. T. Signes and P. Soler, Artifical Neural Model for the Classification of Volunteers.

5)    F. Pedroche , F. Moreno, A. González and A. Valencia, Leadership groups on Social Network Sites based on personalized PageRank.

6)    F. Moreno and E. Ospina, On Estimating the Position and Direction of a Leader of a Group of Entities.

7)    M. Peco, F. J. Santonja, A. C. Tarazona, R. J. Villanueva and J. Villanueva-Oller, Effect of the Spanish Law of Parties on the attitude of the Basque Country Population towards ETA: A dynamical modelling approach.

8)    J. David Cabedo , A. Esteve and J. M. Tirado, Differences between adults' health and late adolescents' health: an empirical analysis.



SESSION: MATHEMATICAL MODELS IN MEDICINE (September 7th, morning session),

9)    L. Acedo and J. A. Moraño, Modelling the brain with complex networks.

10)    J. M. Bru-Juanes, J. M. Bru-Lázaro, M. Herrera and J. Izquierdo, Normal goniometric values to guide decision-making in lower-extremity rotational problems using Support Vector Machine techniques.

11)    F. Reyes and A. Martín, Applying a simulation model to manage waiting lists for hospital inpatient activity in EU region.

12)    G. Rubio , C. Santamaría, B. Garcí-Mora and S. Lujan, A flowgraph model for bladder carcinoma.

13)    M. V. Sebastián and M. A. Navascués, Electroencephalographic indices of interpolatory type.

14)    M. J. Rodríguez , F. Sánchez, A. Soriano and A. Iborra , Stability and convergence analysis of several approaches for a mathematical description of a small animal computed tomographic system.

15)    L. Flores , V. Vidal, P. Mayo, F. Rodenas and G. Verdú, Contrast of two methods of reconstruction of CT images using high performance computing.



SESSION: TELECOMMUNICATION ENGINEERING (September 6th, afternoon session),

16)    D. Ayala , J. Izquierdo, I. Montalvo and R. Pérez, Water supply system component evaluation from GPR radargrams using a multi-agent approach.

17)    C. Ordoñez, J. R. Rodríguez, S. García and E. Covián, Analysis of the influence of forestry environments on the accuracy of GPS measurements by means of recurrent neural networks.

18)    G. Galati and G. Pavan, Design and analysis of a new class of signals for radar applications.

19)    C. Bachiller , H. Esteban, J. V. Morro and V. Boria, Hybrid mode matching method for the efficient analysis of rods in waveguided structures.



SESSION: INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES (September 6th, afternoon session),

20)    J. Galindo, A. Tiseira , P. Fajardo and R. Navarro, Analysis of the Influence of Different Real Flow Effects on a CFD Anechoic Boundary Condition Based on the MoC.

21)    S. Hoyas, A. Gil, X. Margot and J. M. Mompó, Large eddy simulation of a Diesel like particle-laden flows.

22)    C. Guardiola, B. Pla , D. Blanco-Rodr\'{\i}guez and P. Cabrera, Adaptive modeling for automotive applications.

23)    J. J. López, R. Novella, A. García and F. J. Winklinger , A computational investigation on mixing, ignition and combustion in the frame of Diesel-like dual-fuel sprays.

24)    P. Olmeda , V. Dolz, F. J. Arnau and M. A. Reyes, A one-dimensional lumped model for calculation of heat fluxes inside turbochargers.

25)    R. Payri, J. Gimeno , G. Bracho and P. Marti, Study of the influence of the inlet boundary conditions in a LES simulation of internal flow in a diesel injector.

26)    J. R. Serrano, H. Climent, P. Piqueras and O. García, A chemical species transport model with variable gas properties for gas dynamic calculation of internal combustion engines.

27)    F. Piscaglia and A. Montorfano , Development of a Non-Reflective NSCBC for the Multi-Dimensional non-linear acoustic simulation of silencers for internal combustion engines.

28)    F. J. Salvador, J. Martínez, J. V. Romero and M. D. Roselló , Study of the turbulence induced by cavitation phenomenon in diesel injector nozzles by large eddy simulation (LES).

29)    V. Macián, A. J. Torregrosa , A. Broatch, P. C. Niven and S. A. Amphlett, Linear source identification for I.C. engine exhaust noise prediction.



SESSION: OPTIMIZATION MODELS IN ENGINEERING (September 8th, afternoon session),

30)    M. Araújo , J. Martínez, A. Segade, J. Taboada and J. A. Vilán, Optimizing the granite cutting process using machine learning techniques.

31)    L. Bayón, J. M. Grau, M. M. Ruiz and P. M. Suárez , Mathematical modeling of the combined optimization of a pumped-storage hydro-plant and a wind park.

32)    J. Martínez , M. López, J. M. Matías, J. A. Vilán and J. Taboada, Classifying slate tile quality using automated learning techniques.

33)    S. Martorell , V. Villamizar, J. F. Villanueva, V. Serradell, F. Pelayo, R. Mendizábal and I. Sol, PLS and RNA applied to the prediction of critical variables for a LBLOCA using R modelling.

34)    J. Oliver and A. Albiol, A new likelihood function for inferring human pose.

35)    J. A. Vilán, F. Sánchez, F. J. de Cos and P. J. García , Evolutionary support vector machines for regression applied to the prediction of the thickness of the chromium layer in a hard chromium plating process.



SESSION: MATHEMATICAL MODELS IN ENERGY (September 8th, morning session),

36)    A. G. Antebas , F. D. Denia, A. M. Pedrosa and F. J. Fuenmayor, A finite element approach for the acoustic modeling of perforated dissipative mufflers with non-homogeneous properties.

37)    A. Sánchez, I. Martón , S. Carlos and S. Martorell, Normal goniometric values to guide decision-making in lower-extremity rotational problems using Support Vector Machine techniques.

38)    V. Štumbauer , K. Petera and D. Štys, Lattice Boltzmann method in bioreactor design and simulation.

39)    S. Papáček , R. Kaňna and C. Matonoha, Estimation of Diffusivity of Phycobilins in Thylakoid Lumen by FRAP imaging technique.

40)    S. González, D. Ginestar and G. Verdú , Using the proper generalized decomposition to compute the dominant mode of a nuclear reactor.

41)    J. A. Gutiérrez , M. Herrera, R. Pérez and E. Ramos, Application of the graph-spectral methods in the vulnerability assessment of water supply networks.



SESSION: NUMERICAL METHODS I, II and III (September 6th, 7th and 8th, afternoon sessions),

42)    R. Cantó, B. Ricarte and A. M. Urbano, Modelling of Big Game Populations when Hunting is Age and Sex Selective.

43)    A. Cordero, J. L. Hueso , E. Martínez and J. R. Torregrosa, Generating optimal iterative methods for non-linear equations by using polynomial interpolation.

44)    L. Bergamaschi, R. Bru, A. Martínez, J. Más and M. Putti, Low Rank acceleration of symmetric/nonsymmetric preconditioners for the nonlinear Richards equation.

45)    D. de Pereda , S. Romero and J. Bondia, On the computation of output bounds of parallel inputs pharmacokinetic models with parametric uncertainty.

46)    F, Chicharro , A. Cordero and J. R. Torregrosa, Derivative-free high-order methods applied to preliminary orbit determination.

47)    C. García , A. Martínez and M. M. Tung, The Variational Principle in transformation optics engineering and some applications.

48)    R. Berenguer , R. Verdú and J. Morales, Convergence analysis of B-spline multidimensional deformable models defined in the frequency domain.

49)    E. Defez, J. Sastre, J. Ibáñez and P. Ruiz, Solving engineering models using matrix functions.

50)    J. M. Herrerías and R. Herrerías, On a three-parameter family of beta distribution.

51)    J. J. López, D. Carnicero, N. Ferrando and J. Cerdá, Parallelization of the Finite-Difference Time-Domain Method for acoustic room simulation.

52)    I. A. Mantilla, G. Galati, M. Leonardi, J. V. Balbastre and E. de los Reyes, On the Application of singular value decomposition and Tikhonov regularization to some ill-posed problems in hyperbolic passive location.

53)    J. Cabrera, M. A. Castro, F. Rodríguez and J. A. Martín, Difference schemes for numerical solutions of lagging models of heat conduction.

54)    E. Ponsoda and S. Blanes, Geometric integrators for solving optimal control problems appearing in engineering models.

55)    M. G. Sánchez, V. Vidal and J. Baller, Comparison of metrics and filters to reduce impulsive noise in medical images on GPU.

56)    A. Falcó, L. Hilario, N. Montés and M. C. Mora, Numerical strategies for the Garlekin-Proper generalized decomposition method.

57)    O. Angulo, J. C. López-Marcos and M. A. López-Marcos, A semi-lagrangian method for a cell population model in a dynamical environment.

58)    J. L. Sánchez , A. Jimeno, R. Molina and J. Pérez, An approach to the application of shift-and-add algorithms on Engineering and Industrial processes.

59)    N. Shayanfar and M. Hadizadeh, Solving Hertz contact problem using polynomial matrices.



MATHEMATICAL MODELS IN BUSINESS (September 7th, afternoon session),

60)    A. Blasco and J. Ribal, Application of the continuing value to Spanish small and medium enterprises.

61)    M. Caballer, L. Buigues , I. Sauri, R. Usó and J. L. Trillo, A standarization model by equivalent patient to control outpatient pharmaceutical expenditure.

62)    R. Usó, M. Caballer , I. Barrachina, J. L. Trillo and D. Vivas, Analysis and assessment of two models of pharmaceutical expenditure prediction.

63)    J. Cerdá, N. Ferrando, C. Montoliu and R. J. COlom, LGEM: A Lattice Boltzmann Economic Model for income distribution and tax regulation.

64)    C. Bartual, R. Cervelló and I. Moya, Measuring Performance of Social an Non-Profit Microfinance Institutions (MFIs) by a Multicriteria Approach.

65)    E. de la Poza , N. Guadalajara, L Jódar and P. Merello, Modeling Spanish Anxiolytic Consumption: Economic, Demographic and Behavioral Influences.

66)    F. García , V. Giménez and F. Guijarro, Credit risk management: A new multicriteria approach to assess creditworthiness.

67)    L. Gómez and J. Martínez, Advances in Pricing Commodity Futures: Multifactor Models.