About Me

I am a post-doctoral researcher at Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV). I obtained the M.Sc. Degree in Computer Science from the UPV in 2006 and the Master Degree in Artificial Intelligence, Pattern Recognition, and Digital Image in 2009. I received the Ph.D. degree with European mention from the UPV in 2013. I have participated in several research projects related to Multi-agent Systems, Service-Oriented Computing and Artificial Intelligence. Currently, I am working on intelligent analysis of social network dynamics.

Contact Details

Elena del Val (LAB 205)
Universitat Politècnica de València
Departamento de Sistemas Informáticos y Computación,
Camino de Vera s/n Valencia, CP 46022, Spain

edelval@dsic.upv.es
elenadvn@gmail.es

Research

* Privacy in social networks

* Analysis of the evolution of structural properties in social networks.

* Analysis of the influence of network structures in distributed resource management in agent societies.

* Self-adaptation mechanisms in networks.

* Influence of network structure in the emergence of cooperation in agent societies.

* Development of unsupervised agreements among intelligent autonomous entities using consensus processes in networks.

* Coalition formation in social environments.

Participation in

projects

* Privacy in social environments for children and teens

* Analysis and prediction of users behavior in virtual social networks

* Humbace: Human-ĺike computational models for agent-based computational economics.

* Social and Economic Computing.

* iHAS: Human-Agent Societies: Design, Formation and Coordination.

* Consensus Networks for the Non-Supervised Elaboration of Agreements among Autonomous Intelligent Entities.

* Agreement Technologies.

* Adaptive Virtual Organizations: Architecture and development methods.

* THOMAS: MeTHods, Techniques and Tools for Open Multi-Agent Systems.

* MANTRA: Development of Real Time Multi-Agent Systems .

Applications

BuscaFallas

A web tool that shows the activity in the area of influence of each of the 300 Fallas that have been established in Valencia in 2015. The web application uses geottagged tweets published in the area of Valencia for the estimation of the activity. The application has been developed by GTI-IA members.

BuscaEstandarte

Mobile application (available on Google Play) with which Fallas can publicize their position in real time. This information is sent to the web BuscaEstandarte. Anyone can see the path that the Fallas are following through the web.

Media

Publications:

SOCIAL NETWORKS

E. del Val, M. Rebollo, V. Botti. Does the type of event influence how user interactions Journals evolve on Twitter?, PLOS ONE. Vol. 10(5) pp. 1-32, 2015.
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M. Rebollo, E. del Val, C. Carrascosa, A. Palomares and F. Pedroche. Consensus over Multiplex Networks to Calculate User Influence in Social Networks, Int. J. Comp. Syst. Sci. Vol.3(1) pp. 071-075, 2013.
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E. del Val, C. Martínez, V. Botti. A multi-agent framework for the analysis of users behavior over time in on-line social networks, 10th International Conference on Soft Computing Models in Industrial and Environmental Applications. pp. 191-201, 2015

E. Del Val, M. Rebollo and V. Botti Analysis of the Evolution of Events on Online Social Networks European Conference on Complex Systems (ECCS 2014). Satellite Workshop Computational Social Science: Contagion, Collective Behaviour, and Networks pp. 1-1. (2014)

Publications:

COOPERATION

E. del Val, M. Rebollo, V. Botti. Self-Organization in Service Discovery in presence of Noncooperative Agents, Neurocomputing, pp. In Press.
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E. Del Val, M. Rebollo and V. Botti. Promoting Cooperation in Service-Oriented MAS through Social Plasticity and Incentives, Journal of Software Systems, Vol 86 N 2, pp 520-537, 2013.
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E. Del Val, M. Rebollo and V. Botti. Mechanisms to promote cooperation in decentralized service discovery, 10th European Workshop on Multi-Agent Systems, 2012. CORE C

E. Del Val, M. Rebollo and V. Botti. Emergence of Cooperation through Structural Changes and Incentives in Service-Oriented MAS, 11 Int. Conf. on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems,2012. pp. 1355-1356. CORE A

E. Del Val, M. Rebollo and V. Botti. Strategies for cooperation emergence in distributed service discovery, Highlights on Practical Applications of Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, Vol. 365, pp. 251-262. (2013)

G. Martínez-Cánovas, E. del Val, V. Botti, P. Hernández, M. Rebollo, A formal model based on Game Theory for the analysis of cooperation in distributed service discovery, Information Sciences, In press.
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E. del Val, M. Rebollo, V. Botti. Strategies for cooperation emergence in distributed service discovery, Cybernetics & Systems, Volume 45, Issue 3, pp 222-240, 2014. ISSN: 0196-9722
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Publications:

SELF-ADAPTATION

E. del Val, M. Rebollo, V. Botti, Combination of Self-Organization Mechanisms to Enhance Service Discovery in Open Systems, Information Sciences. Vol 279, 138-162. 2014.
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E. del Val, M. Vasirani, M. Rebollo, A. Fernandez, Utility-based Mechanism for Structural Self-Organization in Service-Oriented MAS, ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems. Vol 9 Issue 3. 2014. ISSN: 1556-4665
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E. Del Val, M. Rebollo and V. Botti. Integration of Self-Organization and Cooperation Mechanisms to Enhance Service Discovery in Agent Societies, 8th International Conference on Hybrid Artificial Intelligence Systems 2013. pp 21-30. CORE C

E. Del Val, M. Vasirani, M. Rebollo and A. Fernandez. Enhancing Decentralized Service Discovery through Structural Self-Organization, 11 Int. Conf. on Autonomous Agents and Multi-agent Systems,2012. pp. 1429-1430. CORE A

E. Del Val, M. Rebollo and V. Botti. Self-Organized Service Management in Social Systems, Best Paper Nomination, 45 Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2012. pp 810-817. CORE A

Publications:

SERVICE DISCOVERY

E. Del Val. Service Discovery in Open Service-Oriented Multi-Agent Systems, AI Communications, Vol. 27 pp 291-292. 2014. ISSN: DOI 10.3233/AIC-140598
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E. Del Val, M. Rebollo and V. Botti. Enhancing Decentralized Service Discovery in Open Service-Oriented Multi-Agent Systems, Journal of Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems Vol 28, pp 1-30. 2014. ISSN: 0921-7126 DOI: 10.1007/s10458- 012-9210-0
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E. Del Val, M. Rebollo and V. Botti. An Overview of Search Strategies in Distributed Environments, The Knowledge Engineering Review,, Vol. 29, issue 03, pp. 281-313 (2013) ISSN: 1469-8005.
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E. Del Val and M. Rebollo and V. Botti. Introducing homophily to improve semantic service search in a self-adaptive system, 10th Int. Conf. on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems,2011. pp 1241-1242. CORE A

E. Del Val, M. Rebollo and V. Botti. Decentralized Service Management based on Homophily for Self-Adaptive SOMAS, IEEE 8th International Conference on Services Computing pp 755-756. (2011). CORE A

E. Del Val. Decentralized Semantic Service Discovery based on Homophily for Self-Adaptive Service-Oriented MAS, 10th Int. Conf. on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems,2011. pp 1347-1348. (2011). CORE A

E. Del Val, M. Rebollo and V. Botti. Decentralized Semantic Service Discovery in MAS, 8th European Workshop on Multi-Agent Systems (2010). CORE C

E. Del Val, N. Criado, C. Carrascosa, V. Julian, M. Rebollo, E. Argente and V. Botti. THOMAS: A Service-Oriented Framework For Virtual Organizations. 9th Int. Conf. on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS 2010) pp. 1631-1632. CORE A

E. Del Val, N. Criado, M. Rebollo and E. Argente.Normative Time-Bounded Service Logic. EUMAS (2009). CORE C

M. Navarro, E. Del Val, M. Rebollo and V. Julian. Agent Negotiation Protocols in Time-Bounded Service Composition. Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning N. 5788 pp. 527-534. (2009). CORE C

E. Del Val, M. Navarro, V. Julian and M. Rebollo. Ensuring time in service composition. SERVICES 2009. IEEE Congress on Services Vol. 1 pp. 376-383. (2009). CORE B

E. Del Val and M. Rebollo. A Survey on Web Service Discovering and Composition. Web Information Systems and Technologies(Webist) Vol. I pp. 135-142. (2008). CORE C

E. Del Val and M. Rebollo.Service Discovery and Composition in Multiagent Systems. Proceedings of Fifth European Workshop On Multi-Agent Systems (EUMAS 2007) pp. 197-212.(2007). CORE C

Elena del Val, Martí Navarro, Vicente Julián, Miguel Rebollo. Managing Real-Time Web Services Through Agents.8th International Conference on Practical Applications of Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, In Press. (2009) Computer Science Conference Ranking: 0.56 (position 51 / 701)

N. Criado, E. Del Val, M. Rebollo and E. Argente. A Logic for Normative Time-Bounded Services. Conferencia de la Asociación Española para la Inteligencia Artificial (CAEPIA) pp. 645-654. (2009).Computer Science Conference Ranking: 0.55 (position 54 / 701)

E. Del Val, M. Navarro, V. Julian and M. Rebollo. A framework to guarantee time-bounded composed services. The 2009 IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conferences on Web Intelligence pp. 434-437. (2009) Computer Science Conference Ranking: 0.82 (position 16 / 701)

M. Navarro, E. Del Val, M. Rebollo and V. Julian. Composing and Ensuring Time-Bounded Agent Services. IWANN’09 Vol. 1 N. 5517 pp. 553-560. (2009) . Computer Science Conference Ranking: 0.55 (position 55 / 701)

E. Del Val, N. Criado, M. Rebollo, E. Argente and V. Julian. Service-Oriented Framework for Virtual Organizations. International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ICAI) Vol. 1 pp. 108-114. (2009). Computer Science Conference Ranking: 0.8 (posición 18 / 701).

E. Del Val, M. Rebollo and V. Botti. Semantic Service Discovery in MAS Using Social Networks, Workshop on Agreement Technologies 2010 Vol. 657 pp. 23-34. (2010)

E. Del Val, M. Rebollo and V. Botti. Decentralized Semantic Service Discovery in Preferential Attachment Networks. Agent-based Technologies and applications for enterprise interOPerability (ATOP 2010) pp. In Press. (2010)

E. Del Val, M. Rebollo and V. Botti. Decentralized Semantic Service Discovery in Preferential Attachment Networks, Agent-Based Technologies and Applications for Enterprise Interoperability Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, 2012, Volume 98, Part 2, 130-150, DOI: 10.1007/9783642285639_8

Publications:

TEAMS

J. M. Alberola, E. Del Val, V. Sánchez-Anguix, A. Palomares and Mª Dolores Teruel An artificial intelligence tool for heterogeneous team formation in the classroom Knowledge-Based Systems pp. In Press. (2016)
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Juan Miguel Alberola, Elena Del Val, Victor Sanchez-Anguix and Vicente Julian. Simulating a collective intelligence approach to student team formation,8th International Conference on Hybrid Artificial Intelligence Systems 2013. pp 161-170. CORE C
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OTHERS

S. Valero, E. del Val, J. Alemany, V. Botti. Using Magentix2 in Smart-Home environments, 10th International Conference on Soft Computing Models in Industrial and Environmental Applications, pp. 27-37, 2015

E. Del Val, Emilia Garcia, A. Espinosa and A. García-Fornes. Herramientas de Depuración en Sistemas Multiagente. International Workshop on Practical Applications on Agents and Multiagent Systems pp. 41-50. (2007). Computer Science Conference Ranking: 0.56 (position 51 / 701)

Bonatti, P. and del Val, E. and Fernandez, A. and Florea, A.M. and Jezic, G. and Paprzycki, M. and Polleres, A. and Rebollo, M. and Vouros, G. and Zimmermann, A. White Paper: Semantics in Agreement Technologies. Distributed Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Bioinformátics, Soft Computing, and Ambient Assisted Living (2010)