Publications

2016

Mendieta J., Suárez S., Vaca Carmen, Ochoa D., Vergara C..Geo-localized social media data to improve characterization of international travelers.3rd International Conference on eDemocracy and eGovernment, ICEDEG

Torres J., Baquerizo G., Vaca C. Peláez E..Characterizing influential leaders of Ecuador on Twitter using computational intelligence.3rd International Conference on eDemocracy and eGovernment, ICEDEG

Sen R., Quercia D., Vaca C. Gummadi K.P..Scalable urban data collection from the web.Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Web and Social Media, ICWSM

Ochoa D., Cevallos J., Vargas G., Criollo R., Romero, D., Castro R., Bayona O..Hyperspectral imaging system for disease scanning on banana plants.Proceedings of SPIE – The International Society for Optical Engineering

Cadena A., Ponguillo R..Development of an autonomous underwater vehicle for census of antarctic marine life.Lecture Notes in Engineering and Computer Science

Xie Q., Pundir M., Lu Y., Abad C.L., Campbell R.H..Pandas: Robust Locality-Aware Scheduling with Stochastic Delay Optimality.IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking

Torres J., Vaca C. Peláez E.,.ProximityRank: Who are nearest influentials?.IEEE LA-CCI (Latin American Conference on Computational Intelligence)

Pita O., Baquerizo G., Vaca C., Mendieta J., Villavicencio M., Rodríguez J..Linguistic profiles on microblogging platforms to characterize political leaders: the Ecuadorian case on Twitter.Ecuador Technical Chapters Meeting (ETCM)

Asanza V., Ochoa K., Sacarelo C., Salazar C., Francis Loayza F., Vaca C., Pelaez E..Clustering of EEG occipital signals using k-means.Ecuador Technical Chapters Meeting (ETCM)

San-Lucas C., Abad C.L..Towards a fast multi-tier storage system simulator.Ecuador Technical Chapters Meeting (ETCM)

Vargas G..A dual Mach-Zehnder interferometer wavelength measurement device using silicon over insulator technology.Information Technology, Electronics and Mobile Communication Conference (IEMCON)

Cadena A. Ponguillo R. Ochoa D..Development of Guidance, Navigation and Control System Using FPGA Technology For An UAV Tricopter..Lecture Notes in Engineering and Computer Science

Ponguillo R..Equipment for Monitoring the Electrodermal Skin Response Using an Embedded System Based on Soft Processor NIOS II.IEEE Ecuador Technical Chapters Meeting

Ponguillo R., Medina C..Using Open Source Embedded Hardware and Software Tools in Automatic Control from Mathematical Model.Lecture Notes in Engineering and Computer Science

Veriñaz J., vC., Ponguillo R. Sanchez W..Implementing a Kalman Filter on Embedded Processor in FPGA for Speed Control of a DC Motor Using Low Resolution Incremental Encoders.Lecture Notes in Engineering and Computer Science.

Santos E., Pacheco R., Villao L., Galarza L., Ochoa D., Jordán C.,Flores J. Banana: Genomics And Transgenic Approaches For Genetic Improvement.Promoter Analysis in Banana.Editores: Mohandas, Sukhada, Ravishankar, Kundapura V. (Eds.).

2014

Vargas G, Applying a correlation algorithm to a microring resonator based wavelength shift demodulator. To appear in SPIE – DSS Sensing Technologies and Applications Conference

Sharkawy A. Plaza D. Ochoa D. An Efficient Adaptive Fuzzy Control Scheme for Industrial Manipulators.to appear in 4th International Conference on Information and Industrial Electronic.

Sacarelo G.,Romero G., Chávez P, Ochoa D. Diseño y evaluación de una red de sensores para analizar entornos acuáticos, to appear in MASKANA, Vol. 5, No. 2, 2014

Magallanes J., Ponguillo R. Diseño y construcción de máquina de control numérico prototipo. II Congreso REDU. 2014, Loja, Ecuador.

2013

Alvarez M., Ochoa D., Dominguez L., Cruz J., Rivera J., Sacarelo G., Carrillo R.Integrating open hardware and software: An ocean drifter prototype. OpenWater Symposium, 2013, Brussels, Belgium.

2012

Romero, D., Vintimilla, B., & Frizera, F. An approach to Automatic Assistance on physiotherapy based on on-line Movement Identification. Andean Region International Conference IEEE-ANDESCON. 2012, Cuenca, Ecuador.

Ochoa, D.,Vylder, J., W. Philips. Automatic segmentation of A. thaliana in DIC images. Andean Region International Conference IEEE-ANDESCON. 2012, Cuenca, Ecuador.

2011

Vylder, J., Ochoa, D., Chaerle, L., Van Der Straeten, D., & Philips, W. (2011). Segmentation and tracking using probabilistic parametric active contours. Lecture Notes in Computer Science.

2010

D. Ochoa, S. Gautama, W. Philips, “Automatic Identification of Caernorhabditis elegans in populaiton images by shape energy features”, Journal of Microscopy,Vol 238, No 2, pages 173-184 ,May 2010.

2009

J. De Vylder, D. Ochoa, W. Philips, L. Chaerle, D. Van Der Straeten, “Automatic analysis of biological images”, Knowledge for Growth,ICC Ghent, May 20, 2010, Ghent, Belgium
2009

D. Ochoa, “Seminar: Biological Image Analisys Research at IPI”, Department of Plant Systems biology. VIB-Flemish Institute for Biotechnology. Technology Park, Gent, Belgium. October 2th 2009 (Chair: Dirk Inze)

A. Cadena “Design and construction of an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle for the launch of a Small UAV”, IEEE Technologies for Practical Robotics Applications TEPRA 2009. Woburn, MA, United States. November 2009; páginas: 78-83, ISBN 978-1-4244-4992-7 J. De Vylder, D. Ochoa, W. Philips, L. Chaerle, D. Van Der Straeten, “Tracking multiple objects using moving snakes”, 16th International Conference on Digital Signal Processing, Santorini, Greece, July 2009

M. Realpe, B. Vintimilla, D. Romero, P. Remagnino, “Analisis de Comportamiento Humano: Metodologia para Localizacion y Seguimiento de Personas en Secuencias de Video”, Octava Conferencia Iberoamericana en Sistemas, Cibernetica e Informatica: (CISCI), Orlando, Florida, USA, July 2009

B. Vintimilla, “Seminar: Shadow Removal with Blob-based Morphological Reconstruction for Error Correction”, Digital Imaging Research Centre from Kingston University, London, United Kingdom, 18th February 2009 (Chair: Norbert Buch)

J. Faytong, G. Moggia, “Monitoreo Automático de Carreteras Mediante el Uso de un Sistema de Detección, Seguimiento y Extracción de Características de Vehículos con Técnicas de Visión por Computador”, Bachelor degree thesis, Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral, Guayaquil, Ecuador, February 2009

J. De Vylder, D. Ochoa, W. Philips, L. Chaerle, D. Van Der Straeten, “Tracking multiple objects using intensity-gvf snakes”, 9th European Signal Processing Conference,Glasgow, Scotland, August 2009.

2008

N. Babbai, D. Ochoa, A. Pizurica, W. Philips, “Edge Linking Based Method to Detect and Separate Individual C.Elegans Worms in Culture”, Digital Image Computing conference, Camberra- Australia, December 2008.

B. Vintimilla, “Approximation and Processing of Digital Images using Adaptive Triangular Meshes”, Seminar in the Digital Imaging Research Centre from Kingston University, London, United Kingdom, 26th November 2008 (Chair: Dr Dimitrios Makris)

D. Paillacho, “Design and Construction of an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle prototype”, Book Chapter in SCAR/IASC IPY Open Science Conference 2008,Vol. 1 pp. 371, ISBN 978-5-98364-013-09, St. Petersburg, Russia. July 2008., ISBN 978-5-98364-013-09

D. Paillacho, “Desarrollo de un Vehículo Submarino Autónomo para la adquisición de datos científicos”, Arturo Cadena, D. Paillacho, “Desarrollo de un Vehículo Submarino Autónomo para la adquisición de datos científicos”, Accepted to appear in I SIMPOSIO ECUATORIANO DE CIENCIA POLAR 2008, La Libertad, Ecuador. July 2008.

2007

A.D.Sappa , B. X. Vintimilla, “Edge Point Linking by Means of Global and Local Schemes”, Book Chapter in Signal Processing for Image Enhancement and Multimedia Processing, Springer Series: Multimedia Systems and Applications, Vol. 31, pp. 115-126, ISBN 978-0-387-72499-7

N. Babbai Rizvandi , D. Ochoa, A. Pizurica , W. Philips , “Principles of automatic vision systems for tracking elongated microorganisms”, Book chapter in Modern Research and Educational Topics in Microscopy, Vol 2, pp 924-930 (in press), ISBN 978-84-611-9420-9

C. Crespo, D. Ochoa, “Evaluación Cuantitativa de la Influencia de los Espacios de Color”, Revista Tecnologica ESPOL, Vol 20 (in press), ISSN 0257-1749

D. Ochoa, S. Gautama , B. X. Vintimilla, “Detection of Individual Specimens in Populations using Contour Energies”, Advanced Concepts for Intelligent Vision Systems – ACIVS 2007, pp 575-586, Delft, Netherlands, August 2007. Springer LNCS 4678 series, ISBN 978-3-540-74606-5

D. Ochoa, S. Gautama , B. X. Vintimilla, “Contour energy features for recognition of biological specimens in population images”, International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition – ICIAR 2007, pp. 1061-1070, Montreal, Canada, August 2007, Springer LNCS 4633 series, ISBN 978-3-540-74258-6.

D. Romero, “Sistema de interacción y monitoreo remoto para aplicaciones médicas: Medi-Robot”, Bachelor degree thesis, Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral, Guayaquil, Ecuador, July 2007

J. Gaspar , M.A. Realpe, B. X. Vintimilla, J. Santos-Victor , “Mosaicking Cluttered Ground Planes Based on Stereo Vision”, 3rd Iberian Conference on Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis – IbPRIA 2007, pp. 17-24, Girona, Spain, June 2007, Springer LNCS series.

A.D.Sappa , B. X. Vintimilla, “Cost-Based Closed Contour Representations”, SPIE Journal on Electronic Imaging – JEI, Vol. 16, No. 2, 023009, April-June 2007.

C. Crespo, “Herramienta para caracterización de algoritmos de segmentación en imágenes microscópicas”, Bachelor degree thesis, Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral, Guayaquil, Ecuador, February 2007

2006

A.D.Sappa , B. X. Vintimilla, “Edge point linking by means of global and local schemes”, IEEE International Conference on Signal-Image Technology and Internet-based Systems – SITIS 2006, pp.551 – 560, Hammamet,Tunisia, December 2006, ISSN 2-9525435-1

C. Crespo, D. Ochoa, “Herramienta para la caracterización de algoritmos de segmentación en imágenes biológicas”, II Congreso Nacional de Investigación, Tecnología e Innovación, Guayaquil, Ecuador, November 2006 , ISSN 13902997

D. Romero, B. X. Vintimilla, “MediRobot – Sistema de comunicación para interacción remota médico – paciente”, II Congreso Nacional de Investigación, Tecnología e Innovación, Guayaquil, Ecuador, November 2006 , ISSN 13902997

D. Paillacho, J.L Laica, “Diseño electrónico del microrobot TRT-II”, II Congreso Nacional de Investigación, Tecnología e Innovación, Guayaquil, Ecuador, November 2006 , ISSN 13902997

M.A. Realpe, B. X. Vintimilla, J. Gaspar , J. Santos-Victor , “Localización y Mapeo Simultáneo con Imágenes 3D a Color”, Revista Tecnológica, Vol. 19, No. 1, 99-106, Ecuador, October 2006, ISSN 0257-1749

M.A. Realpe, “Hacia la navegación autónoma de robots a partir de la implementación de un método de localización y mapeo simultaneo (SLAM) mediante el uso de un sistema de visión 3D”, Bachelor degree thesis, Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral, Guayaquil, Ecuador, September 2006.

D. Ochoa, S. Gautama , B. X. Vintimilla, “Response histogram analysis for isolated nematode detection”, IEEE BENELUX/DSP Valley Signal Processing Symposium – SPS-DARTS 2006, pp. 11-14, Belgium, March 2006. Printed in CD-Rom format.

D. Ochoa, S. Gautama , B. X. Vintimilla, “Detection of isolated nematodes in clutter environments using shape feature histograms”, International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications – VISAPP, Vol.1, pp. 486-491, Portugal, February 2006, ISBN 972-8865-40-6

J. Chicala, L. Atiencia, R. Jacho, “Reconocimiento y seguimiento de objetos móviles en un sistema de fútbol robótico”, Bachelor degree thesis, Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral, Guayaquil, Ecuador, 2006.

2005

M.A. Realpe, B. X. Vintimilla, “Modelado 3D de Superficies Mediante Visión Estereo”, 1er Congreso Nacional de Investigación, Tecnología e Innovación, Quito, Ecuador, October 2005. Printed in CD-Rom format.

J. Chicala, B. X. Vintimilla, R. Jacho, L. Atiencia, “Reconocimiento y Seguimiento de Objetos Móviles”, 1er Congreso Nacional de Investigación, Tecnología e Innovación, Quito, Ecuador, October 2005. Printed in CD-Rom format.

2004

D. Ochoa, S. Gautama , B. X. Vintimilla, “Análisis de forma para mejorar la robustez en la detección de nemátodos”, accepted to appear in: III Jornadas de Investigación – ESPOLCIENCIA 2004, Guayaquil, Ecuador, Noviembre – Diciembre 2004.

D. Paillacho, B. X. Vintimilla, V. Salamea , “Building the TRL-I Microrobot”, 2004 FIRA Robot World Congress, Busan, Korea, October 2004. printed in CD-ROM format.

D. Paillacho, V. Salamea , B. X. Vintimilla, “Construcción del Micro-Robot TRL-I”, Revista Tecnológica: Memorias de las II Jornadas de Investigación – ESPOLCIENCIA 2003, Vol. 17, No.1, Junio 2004, 66-71, ISSN 0257-1749

M.A. Realpe, B. X. Vintimilla, “Modelado 3D de Superficies Mediante Visión Estereo”, accepted to appear in: III Jornadas de Investigación – ESPOLCIENCIA 2004, Guayaquil, Ecuador, Noviembre – Diciembre 2004.

2003

B. X. Vintimilla, M.A. Realpe, “Sistema de Reconstrucción Digital 3D”, Tecnociencia, Boletín Informativo, No.12, Ecuador, Noviembre 2003, 4, ISSN 1390-1494

B. X. Vintimilla, V. Salamea , D. Paillacho, “TRL-I Microrobot Control Module”, 2003 FIRA Robot World Congress, Vienna, Austria, October 2003, ISBN 3-902161-02-7

B. X. Vintimilla, C Monsalve A. , C. Villaroel , C. Calderon , R. Carrillo , V. Salamea , D. Paillacho, J. Chicala, L. Atiencia, R. Jacho, “Sistemas multiagentes aplicados al fútbol robótico: problemática existente”, IV Jornadas Iberoamericanas de Robotica, Seminario 3, Panama, 27-31 January, 2003

B. X. Vintimilla, D. Paillacho, V. Salamea , C Monsalve A. , F. Novillo , “Hacia la construcción de un micro-robot”, IV Jornadas Iberoamericanas de Robotica, Seminario 3, Panama, 27-31 January, 2003

B. X. Vintimilla, C. Villaroel , C. Calderon , R. Carrillo , “Univector Fields for Motion Control in Mirosot Robots”, 2003 FIRA Robot World Congress, Vienna, Austria, October 2003, ISBN 3-902161-02-7

C. Villaroel , C. Calderon , R. Carrillo , B. X. Vintimilla, “Control de Movimiento de los Micro-Robots en la MIROSOT”, Revista Tecnológica, Vol. 16, No.1, Junio 2003, 24-33, ISSN 0257-1749

B. X. Vintimilla, “Ecuador en la era de las imágenes en tercera dimensión”, Desafío, Revista de Divulgación de Ciencia y Tecnología de Ecuador, Año cuatro, número 8, Ecuador, 2003, ISSN 1390-1397

B. X. Vintimilla, C. Villaroel , C. Calderon , R. Carrillo , “Survey on Learning in Multi-Agent Systems”, Book chapter: Intelligent Robots: Vision, Learning and Interaction, Section 2: Learning for Navigation and Control , Editorial: KAIST Press, 2003 , 91-96, ISBN 89-89453-02-X

2002

C. Villaroel , R. Carrillo , C. Calderon , “Técnicas de Movimiento Utilizadas por el Equipo FUROEC en las Competiciones de la FIRA 2002 World Cup”, I Jornadas de Investigación – ESPOLCIENCIA 2002, Guayaquil, Ecuador, Septiembre 2002

B. X. Vintimilla, M.A.Garcia , “Integración de Mallas Triangulares 2 D”, to appear in Conferencia Iberoamericana en Sistemas, Cibernética e informática, Orlando, Florida, USA, July 2002

S. Erique , W. Silvestre , B. X. Vintimilla, E. Cueva , “Estudio Bibliográfico sobre Sistemas de Reconocimiento Facial”, to appear in Conferencia Iberoamericana en Sistemas, Cibernética e informática, Orlando, Florida, USA, July 2002

B. X. Vintimilla, C. Villaroel , C. Calderon , R. Carrillo , “Survey on Learning in Multi-Agent Systems”, 2002 FIRA Robot World Congress, Seoul, Korea, May 2002 , 305-308, ISBN 89-86522-47-0

2001

B. X. Vintimilla, “Approximation and Processing of Digital Images with Adaptive Triangular Meshes”, Ph.D. thesis, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain 2001, ISBN 84-699-6888-2

2000

M.A.Garcia , B. X. Vintimilla, “Acceleration of Filtering and Enhancement Operations Through Geometric Processing of Gray-Level Images”, IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing, Vancouver, Canada, September 2000, Vol.1, 97-100, ISBN 0-7803-6300-0

A.D.Sappa , M.A.Garcia , B. X. Vintimilla, “Geometric and Topological Lossy Compression of Dense Range Images”, IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing, Vancouver, Canada, September 2000, Vol.2, 423-426, ISBN 0-7803-6300-0

M.A.Garcia , B. X. Vintimilla, “Acceleration of Thresholding and Labeling Operations Through Geometric Processing of Gray-Level Images”, 15th IAPR Int. Conf. on Pattern Recognition, Barcelona, Spain, September 2000, Vol.3, 429-432 , ISBN 0-7695-0750-6

M.A.Garcia , B. X. Vintimilla, A.D.Sappa , “Approximation and Processing of Intensity Images with Discontinuity Preserving Adaptive Triangular Meshes”, Sixth European Conference on Computer Vision, Dublin, Ireland, June/July 2000. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 1842, David Vernon (Ed.), Springer-Verlag, Part I, 844-855, ISBN 3-540-67685-6

1999

M.A.Garcia , B. X. Vintimilla, A.D.Sappa , “Efficient Approximation of Gray-Scale Images Through Bounded Error Triangular Meshes”, IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing, Kobe, Japan, October 1999, ISBN 0-7803-5470-2

M.A.Garcia , B. X. Vintimilla, A.D.Sappa , “Approximation of Intensity Images with Adaptive Triangular Meshes: Towards a Processable Compressed Representation”, Irish Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference, Dublin, Ireland, September 1999, 241-249, ISBN 1872 327 22

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