Research

"One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done" - Marie Skłodowska Curie

San Francisco, United States

Publications

Journals

[J7] Subirats, L., Reguera, N., Bañón, A. M., Gómez-Zúñiga, B., Minguillón, J., Armayones, M. Mining Facebook data of people with rare diseases: a content-based and temporal analysis. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 15(9), 1877, 2018. URL. (Impact factor: 2.01, Quartile 2, Area of environmental sciences).

[J6] Ceccaroni, L., Velickovski, F., Steblin, A., Subirats, L. Citclops: Data Interpretation and Knowledge-based Systems Integration. Journal for Spatial Data Infrastructure Research, 13: 24-37, February 2018. URL.

[J5] Subirats, L., Lopez-Blazquez, R., Ceccaroni, L., Gifre, M., Miralles, F., García-Rudolph, A., Tormos, J.M. Monitoring and prognosis system based on the ICF for people with traumatic brain injury. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 12(8), 9832-9847, August 2015. URL. (Impact factor: 2.04, Quartile 2, Area of environmental sciences).

[J4] Subirats, L., Ceccaroni, L., Lopez-Blazquez, R., Miralles, F., García-Rudolph, A., Tormos, J.M. Circles of Health: towards an advanced social network about disabilities of neurological origin. Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 46(6), 1006-1029, December 2013. URL. (Impact factor: 2.45, Quartile 1, Area of medical informatics).

[J3] Calvo, M., Subirats, L., Ceccaroni, L., Maroto J. M., de Pablo C., Miralles, F. Automatic assessment of socioeconomic impact in cardiac rehabilitation. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 10(11), 5266-5283, October 2013. URL. (Impact factor: 2.04, Quartile 2, Area of environmental sciences).

[J2] Subirats, L., Ceccaroni, L. Miralles, F. Knowledge representation for prognosis of health status in rehabilitation. Future Internet, 4(3) 762-775, August 2012. URL.

[J1] Ceccaroni, L. and Subirats, L. Interoperable Knowledge representation in Clinical Decision Support Systems for Rehabilitation. International Journal of Applied and Computational Mathematics, 11 (2) 303-316, June 2012. URL. (Impact factor: 0.71, Quartile 4, Area of computational mathematics).

Book chapters

[B3] Subirats, L., Gil, R., García, R. Personalization of ontologies visualization: use case of diabetes. In: Current Trends in Semantic Web Technologies: Theory and Practice. Springer Verlag. Studies in Computational Intelligence book series, vol 815, pp. 3-24, 2019. URL.

[B2] Ceccaroni, L., Velickovski, F., Blaas, M., Wernand, M.R., Blauw, A., Subirats, L. Artificial intelligence and Earth observation to explore water quality in the Wadden Sea. In: ed. PP. Mathieu and C. Aubrecht, Earth Observation, Open Science and Innovation. ISSI Scientific Reports Series (pp. 311-320), vol 15, February 2018. URL. +4k downloads!

[B1] Subirats, L., Simoes, J., Steblin, A. Geographical information systems in Modern Citizen Science. In: ed. Luigi Ceccaroni and Jaume Piera, Analyzing the Role of Citizen Science in Modern Research (pp. 117-146). IGI Global, November 2016. URL.

Conferences

[C24] Subirats, L., Fort, S., Hernández, C., Pérez, L., Vesisenaho, M., Nousiainen, T., Peltonen, M., Miakush, I., G.M. Sacha. Intelligent Tutoring System in Archaeology, Edmedia, 24-28th June, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

[C23] Carrere-Molina, J., Subirats, L., Casas-Roma, J. Towards an analysis of post-transcriptional gene regulation in psoriasis via microRNAs using Machine Learning algorithms. IEEE CBMS 2019, 5-7th June, Córdova, Spain.

[C22] Vesisenaho, M., Miakush, I., Nousiainen, T., Peltonen, M., de la Rubia, M.A., Gámez, A., Yanez-Mo, M. , Sacha, G.M., Subirats, L., Fort, S. Gamification as an Approach to Designing Adaptive and Motivating Learning Environments in Higher Education. Media Education Conference, 24-26th April 2019, Salla, Finland.

[C21] Subirats, L., Piñeiro, E., Conesa, J., Armayones, M. Towards the analysis of self-rated health using supervised machine learning and business intelligence. 10th International Conference on Intelligent Networking and Collaborative Systems (INCoS-2018), pp 245-254, vol. 23, 5-7th September, 2018, Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia. URL.

[C20] Subirats, L., Rafael-Palou, X., Ribas Ripoll, V. Predicting Diabetes Mellitus Readmission through an Index Score and Machine Learning Techniques. International Work-Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering (IWBBIO 2018), Granada, Spain, 25-27th April 2018. Poster. URL.

[C19] Reguera, N., Subirats, L., Armayones, M. Mining Facebook data of people with rare diseases. IEEE Computer-Based Medical Systems (IEEE CBMS 2017), pp. 588 - 593, Thessaloniki, Greece, 22-24th June, 2017. URL.

[C18] Ribas, V., Rafael-Palou, X., Valdés, M.G., Gavidia, G., Subirats, L. The Health Forecast project, an Overview. Jornades R+D+i TIC Salut i Social 2016, Vic, Spain. Poster. URL.

[C17] Ruiz-Garcia, A., Subirats, L., Freire, A. Lessons learned in promoting new technologies and engineering in girls through a girls hackathon and mentoring. Edulearn, 4th-6th July, 2016, Barcelona (Spain). URL.

[C16] Ceccaroni, L., Velickovski, F., Blaas, M., Wernand, M.R., Blauw, A., Subirats, L. Citclops Data Explorer: exploring water quality in the Wadden Sea. Environmental Information Infrastructures and Platforms Workshop 2015. URL.

[C15] Ceccaroni, L., Velickovski, F., Steblin A., Subirats, L. Citclops: data interpretation and knowledge-based systems integration. Environmental Information Infrastructures and Platforms Workshop 2015. URL.

[C14] Ceccaroni, L., Steblin, A., Subirats, L. The role of citizen science in the monitoring of optical characteristics of ocean waters in remote areas. Blue Photonics 4, 11-13th May, 2015, Barcelona (Spain).

[C13] Ceccaroni, L., Blaas, M., Wernand, M.R., Velickovski, F., Blauw, A., Subirats, L. A decision support system for water quality in the Wadden Sea. 47th International Liege Colloquium on Ocean Dynamics Marine Environmental Monitoring, Modelling and Prediction. 4-8th May, 2015 Liège (Belgium). URL.

[C12] Ceccaroni, L., Subirats, L., Wernand, M., Novoa, S., Piera, J., Farrés, R., Price, I. and the Citclops consortium. Participatory science to understand the ecological status of surface marine waters. Abstract @ Workshop 5 (WS5) Global reporting of assessments of the status of marine environments, November 16, 2014; and abstract @ Theme Session T2.TS5 Operationalizing Ecosystem-based Management: the challenges of translating scientific knowledge into decision tools for integrated management. 2nd International Ocean Research Conference. November 18, 2014. URL. Organized by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO and The Oceanography Society!

[C11] Ceccaroni, L., Wernand, M., Subirats, L., Piera, J., Farrés, R., Price, I., Steblin, A. and the Citclops Consortium. Extending historic water-quality data sets, using old-fashioned techniques, citizen science and smartphones. 2nd International Ocean Research Conference. Poster, November 17 and 19, 2014. URL. Best poster award!

[C10] Ceccaroni, L., Subirats, L., Piera, J. Ecological status and its measurement in surface marine waters. 8th GEO European Projects' Workshop. Athens 12-13 June 2014. URL.

[C9] Subirats, L., Ceccaroni, L., Maroto J.M., de Pablo, C., Miralles, F. Medical-treatment recommendation and the integration of process models into knowledge-based systems. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence, 6-8th March, 2014, Angers (France). URL.

[C8] Ceccaroni, L., Piera, J., Simon, C., Subirats, L., Busch, J., Dusky, K. and the Citclops Consortium. The role of participatory science in MPA management. 3rd International Marine Protected Areas Congress, Marseille (France). 22nd October 2013. URL.

[C7] Subirats, L., Ceccaroni, L., Gómez-Pérez, C., Caballero, R., Lopez-Blazquez, R. and Miralles, F. On semantic, rule-based reasoning in the management of functional rehabilitation processes. International Symposium on Management Intelligent Systems (IS-MiS 2013), Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol. 220, pp. 51-58, Salamanca (Spain), 22nd-24th May, 2013. URL.

[C6] Ceccaroni, L., Subirats, L., Piera, J., Schaap, D.M.A. Participatory environmental science. 7th GEO European Projects' Workshop. 15-16 April 2013. URL.

[C5] Vargiu E., Ceccaroni L., Subirats L., Martin S., and Miralles F. User Profiling of People with Disabilities - A Proposal to Pervasively Assess Quality of Life, Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Agents and Artificial Intelligence (ICAART 2013), 352-357. February 15-18, 2013, Barcelona (Spain). URL.

[C4] Subirats, L. and Ceccaroni, L. An ontology for computer-based decision support in rehabilitation. The Tenth Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (MICAI 2011), 549-559, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer. ISBN 978-3-642-25323-2. URL.

[C3] Subirats, L., Orte, S., López, R., Torrellas, S., García-Rudolph, A., Ceccaroni, L., Gil, A., Miralles, F. and Tormos, J.M. Use of bio-psycho-social standards and user experience in a social network which is focused on people with neurological disability. International Congress on Design, Research Networks and Technology for All (DRT4ALL 2011), 314-330, Madrid, (Spain), Jun 2011. URL.

[C2] Subirats, L., Torrellas, S., Orte, S., Miralles, F., López, R., García-Rudolph A. and Gil. A. Social Network Enhancing Self-care and Mitigating Isolation in Long-duration Disability with Built-in Knowledge Extraction Tools. In: Medicine 2.0: Social Media and Web 2.0 in Health, Medicine and Biomedical Research (Med 2.0), 2010, Maastricht, (The Netherlands). ISSN 1923-2195. URL.

[C1] Rebollo-Monedero, D., Forne, J., Subirats, L., Solanas, A. and Martínez-Ballesté, A. A Collaborative protocol for private retrieval of location – based information. IADIS International Conference e-Society February 2009 Barcelona, (Spain). URL.

Ph.D. Thesis

Subirats, L. A case-based prognosis system for disabilities of neurological origin. Ph.D. Thesis in Computer Science, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 2015. URL.

M.Sc. Thesis

Subirats, L. A Transparent, Reputation-Based Architecture for Semantic Web Annotation. M.Sc. Thesis in Telematics Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2009. URL.

Reports

[R2] Subirats, L. Certificate of Pedagogical Aptitude report, 2009. URL.

[R1] Subirats, L. CERN Summer Student report, 2007. URL.

Essays

[E2] Subirats, L. Dedicate yourself to what you are passionate about, leaving aside prejudices. Book of Spanish women engineers. In press. Preview in Spanish, Preview in English.

[E1] Subirats, L. The role of the woman engineer (El paper de la dona enginyera). Telecos.cat, Catalan Association of Telecommunications Engineers. 48, pp. 32. December, 2009. URL.

Patents

[P1] Miralles, F., Ceccaroni, L., Subirats, L., Tormos Muñoz, J.M., Gil Origuen, A., López Blázquez, R., García Rudolph, A. System and method for extracting and monitoring multidimensional attributes regarding personal health status and evolution. Fundació Privada Barcelona Digital Centre Tecnològic and Fundació Privada Institut de Neurorehabilitació Guttmann. PCT/EP2011/074267, WO 2013097905 A1.