Information and Communication Technologies

Grupos de investigación

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The emergence of the knowledge society, building on the pervasive influence of modern information and communication technologies, is bringing about a fundamental reshaping of our modern society. The Information and Communication Technologies división of the I3A coordinates and conducts studies and research programs in the vast field of new information and communication technologies and their interrelationship with the knowledge society


General lines of research

  • Advanced computing technologies and smart embedded systems
  • Infrastructures, technologies and services for communications
  • ICT for digital content and creativity : audio-visual technologies and multimedia
  • Advanced interfaces and robots



Smart embedded systems; advanced computing; photonics; content technologies; Internet technologies; technologies and services for communications; smart spaces; robotics; advanced interfaces; computer graphics; computer vision; machine learning.


The recovery of glycerin, a by-product of the manufacture of biodiesel, is studied.

Affective analysis of multimedia information with inclusive and natural communication

The objective of this project is, on the one hand, to extract affective information automatically from multimedia data from traditional communication media, but also from massive and heterogeneous social networks.

Argira is a system that generates information of great relevance for the generation of knowledge in the changes of different aquatic environments (seas, lakes, estuaries, etc.), in particular to measure temperature, pressure

Development of a new generation of cycle lanes that will integrate new technologies from multiple sectors to help increase comfort, safety, the environment and communications in the cycle lane environment, and thus contribute to promoting sustainable transport.

The chair has, among other objectives, the carrying out of training, research, study and dissemination activities in the area of ​​Information and Communication Technologies related to Big Data applied to the analysis of audiovisual and sound content.

The purpose of the project is the analysis and modeling of the different critical services to be provided and integrated into the railway system.

The purpose of the project is a study and detailed analysis of the confidentiality, integrity and authenticity requirements of the critical and non-critical services to be provided and integrated into the urban rail system and to carry out a study of the state of the art of how they are currently being addressed. .

Configuración y optimización autónomas de redes de seguridad pública basadas en LTE

The objective of the project is the design of efficient mechanisms for (re) configuration, and / or autonomous optimization or with minimal supervision of network deployments in the event of failure, congestion and changes in service needs and network capacity of the operators .

This project seeks new transmission technologies that significantly improve the energy efficiency of the systems used in the most advanced mobile communications networks, both public and public safety and emergency services.

The project deals with the study of unsupervised and semi-supervised learning techniques to train systems in domains with little available data.

Advanced methodologies for performance evaluation and QoX in telematic networks and services

El objetivo de la Red Temática en Sistemas Avanzados de Evaluación de Prestaciones y QoX (Resource), es planificar futuras actividades conjuntas y asentar resultados de actividades de I+D+I obtenidos anteriormente por los miembros de la red.

Inteligencia de negocio a gran escala sobre ecosistemas de proveedores de servicio

The main objective is the development of a service-oriented business platform that offers a wide range of techniques for data and process analysis

The purpose of the project is the study, proposal and analysis of configuration alternatives and optimization of LTE-based deployments, taking into account the requirements of critical and non-critical services to be integrated into the urban railway control system.

The purpose of this project is to develop computational tools for computer-assisted diagnosis and prognosis of neurodegenerative diseases.

The objective of the project is to carry out pilot tests to improve the quality of the telephone services offered by the company to its clients in relation to the quality of voice communications, improving the intelligibility of communications and the detection of fraud patterns and / or or phone spam.

The objective of the project is the development of systems based on the use of the mobile communications standard such as LTE (Long Term Evolution), assuming the bandwidths available to professional service operators in the spectrum awarded for mission-critical applications.

Design of pervasive gaming experiences for intergenerational social and emotional well-being

The proposed project is a disruptive vision of the intergenerational relations in the actual society.

In this project, new guidelines, techniques and software tools are developed for the evaluation and improvement of the resilience of different types of dynamic systems.

The general objective of the project is to develop an ecosystem of products around the intelligent workforce capable of creating value in the health, sports and wellness markets.

The LVAP project (Light Virtual Access Points, or Light Virtual Access Points) has investigated a solution to avoid some of the problems that appear in our home WiFi networks.