Ph.D. in Mathematics, R&D Director at Optenet, freelance researcher
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Please feel free to contact me if you believe I can help you with your Text Mining problem. I haved successfully developed several research projects on this topic under freelance contracts.
I have been a lecturer and researcher at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and the Universidad Europea de Madrid, for 16 years, and R&D Director at the multinational security company Optenet. My main research interests include Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning, Text and Data Mining and Information Retrieval, with applications to Information Access in newspapers and biomedicine, and Adversarial Information Retrieval with applications to spam filtering and Web filtering, and children protection in the Web.
I have (co-) authored a number of research papers in the previous topics, and I have been Program Committee for e.g. CNCCS-SAONS 2011, SEPLN 2011, CERI 2010, CEAS 2006, etc. I have been Guest Editor for the International Journal of Electronic Commerce Special Issue on Mining Social Media, for the Novática Special Issue on The Future of Web Search, and reviewed papers for JASIST, ECIR, ACM TKDD, etc. I am editor at the Information Access section of the Novática journal.
I have reviewed research project proposals for the European Commission, the Canada Science Foundation, the Israel Science Foundation, and the Argentina Government.
I am currently the Chairman of the content filtering standardization committee CEN/PC 365. I am member of the SEPLN and the ACM.
Research Projects until 2007: ISSE (2007-): Semantic-Based Interoperability for Health Services; MAVIR (2006-): Joint Research Program on Information Access and Natural Language Processing; SINAMED (2006-): Text classification for information access in biomedicine; FISME (2005): A R&D contract for Vodafone for the prospective analysis of content-based SMS spam filtering; ISIS (2005): Intelligent unified access to the patient medical record; TEFILA I & II (2002-04): Web filtering in corporations; POESIA (2002-04): Public Opensource Environment for a Safer Internet Access - Web filtering in schools; Hermes (2000-01): the bilingual, personalized newspaper; CODI (1999-2000): a photograph recommender system; Mercurio (1999-2000): the Spanish personalized newspaper.
Research Information: machine learning for spam detection; utilization of lexical databases for text classification tasks.
Teaching Assignments (Spanish): Algorítmica; Procesamiento del Lenguaje Natural; Sistemas Inteligentes de Acceso a la Información; Protege tu PC.
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