Inmaculada Cristina Rodriguez Santiago

Inmaculada Cristina Rodriguez Santiago

Associate professor

ORCID: 0000-0001-5931-7713
Scopus Author ID: 34875589300
Researcher ID: H-9298-2015
Knowledge area: Arquitectura i Tecnologia de Computadors

Research group: CLiC- Centre de LLenguatge i computació

Teaching Innovation Groups:

  • Grup de treball dedicat a l'accessibilitat digital en docència, recerca i innovació docent
  • Innovació Docent en Matemàtiques i Informàtica

Contact Information
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Campus Gran Via
934039053
inmarodriguez(a)ub.edu

My profile

Dra. Inmaculada Rodríguez Santiago is associate professor and member of CLIC, a research group recognized by the Generalitat de Catalunya (Spain), and WAI research group (http://www.ub.edu/wai/) ... + info

More Information: WAI web (http://www.ub.edu/wai/)

Academic training

Informática . Universidad de Granada . 27/09/1993 . (Diploma / Degree / Activities)
Informática . Universidad de Granada . 26/09/1991 . (Diploma / Degree / Activities)
Informática . Universidad de Alcalá de Henares. Madrid . 13/07/2004 . (Ph.D.)

Imparted Teaching (last 10 years)

Sistemes Operatius I (Bachelor's degree) - Ingeniería Informática - Universidad de Barcelona.
Factors Humans i Computació (Bachelor's degree) - Ingeniería Informática - Universidad de Barcelona.
Programació I (Bachelor's degree) - Ingeniería Informática - Universidad de Barcelona.
Institucions 3D Virtuals (University Master's Degree) - Inteligencia Artificial - Universidad de Barcelona.
Treball de Fi de Grau (Bachelor's degree) - Ingeniería Informática - Universidad de Barcelona.

Research interests

Multimedia Educativa
Animación 3D de figuras humanas
Mundos virtuales 3D, instituciones virtuales
Gamification, Game-based learning
HCI, user experience and usability studies

Participation in Projects

Colaboraciones virtuales robustas . 2013 - 2015 . Ref.TIN2012-38876-C02-02 . Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad . PI: Maite Lopez Sanchez
Juegos serios para el entrenamiento de cirugía cardíaca . 2012 - 2014 . Ref.TIN2011-24220 . Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación . PI: Daniela Tost Pardell
Engineering Self-Virtually. Embedded Systems . 2010 - 2012 . Ref.TIN2009-14702-C02-02 . Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación . PI: Maite Lopez Sanchez
Instituciones Electrónicas Autónomas . 2007 - 2009 . Ref.TIN2006-15662-C02-01 . Comisión Interministerial de Ciencia y Tecnología (CICYT) . PI: Juan Antonio Rodríguez Aguilar
Agreement technologies . 2007 - 2012 . Ref.CSD2007-00022 . Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia . PI: Carles Sierra Garcia
Mòdul Pedagògic en un Sistema Tutor Intel·ligent per a predir l’evolució de l’alumnat . 2014 - 2015 . Ref.2014PID-UB/030 . Universitat de Barcelona . PI: Maria Salamo Llorente
Collectiveware: Tecnologías para potenciar colectivos humanos en la red eléctrica inteligente . 2016 - 2018 . Ref.TIN2015-66863-C2-1-R . Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad . PI: Juan Antonio Rodríguez Aguilar

Relevant publications (Journal Publications and Other publications - last 10 years)

Contreras, D.; Salamó, M.; Rodríguez, I.; Puig, A. (2018). Shopping Decisions Made in a Virtual World: Defining a State-Based Model of Collaborative and Conversational User-Recommender Interactions. Ieee Consumer Electronics Magazine, 7(4), pp. 26 - 35 . https://doi.org/10.1109/MCE.2017.2728819 . ISSN: 2162-2248
Rodriguez-Aguilar, J.A.; Sierra, C.; Arcos, J.; Lopez-Sanchez, M.; Rodriguez, I. (2015). Towards next generation coordination infrastructures. Knowledge Engineering Review, 30(4), pp. 1 - 19 . ISSN: 0269-8889
Maria Salamó Llorente; Inmaculada Rodríguez Santiago; Maite López Sánchez; Anna Puig Puig; Simone Balocco; Mariona Taulé Delor (2016). Recurso docente para la atención de la diversidad en el aula mediante la predicción de notas. Revista de AENUI (Asociación de Enseñantes Universitarios de la Informática) de investigación en Docencia Universitaria de la Informática, 9(1), pp. 38 - 53 . http://www.aenui.net/ojs/index.php?journal=revision&page=article&op=view&path[]=222&path[]=375 . ISSN: 1989-1199
Contreras, D.; Salamó, M.; Rodríguez, I.; Puig, A. (2015). A 3D Visual Interface for Critiquing-based Recommenders: Architecture and Interaction. International Journal of Interactive Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence, 3(3), pp. 7 - 15 . https://doi.org/10.9781/ijimai.2015.331 . ISSN: 1989-1660
Almajano, P.; López-Sánchez, M.; Rodríguez, I.; Mayas, E. (2015). Including Conversational Agents into Structured Hybrid 3D Virtual Environments. Ieee Latin America Transactions, 13(2) . ISSN: 1548-0992
Almajano, P.; Lopez-Sanchez, M.; Rodríguez, I.; Trescak, T. (2014). Assistant Agents to Advice Users in Hybrid Structured 3D Virtual Environments. Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds, 25(3-4), pp. 495 - 504 . Institutional Repository . ISSN: 1546-4261
Trescak, T.; Rodriguez, I.; Lopez Sanchez, M.; Almajano, P. (2013). Execution infrastructure for normative virtual environments. Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, 26(1), pp. 51 - 62 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engappai.2012.09.016 . ISSN: 0952-1976
Pitt, J.; Bourazeri, A.; Nowak, A.; Roszczynska, M.; Rychwalska, A.; Rodriguez Santiago, I.; Lopez-Sanchez, M.; Florea, M.; Sanduleac, M. (2013). Transforming Big Data Into Collective Awareness for Transformative Impact on Society. Computer, 46(6), pp. 40 - 45 . https://doi.org/10.1109/MC.2013.153 . ISSN: 0018-9162
Aranda, G.; Trescak, T.; Esteva, M.; Rodríguez, I.; Carrascosa, C. (2012). Massively multiplayer online games developed with agents. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pp. 129 - 138 . ISSN: 0302-9743
Trescak, T.; Esteva, M.; Rodriguez, I. (2012). Shape grammar interpreter for rectilinear forms. Computer-Aided Design, 44(7), pp. 657 - 670 . ISSN: 0010-4485
Rodriguez, I.; Puig, A.; Esteva, M. (2011). Cross-platform management of intelligent objects behaviors in serious virtual environments. Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds, 22(4), pp. 343 - 350 . ISSN: 1546-4261
Trescak, T.; Esteva, M.; Rodríguez, I. (2010). A virtual world grammar for automatic generation of virtual worlds. Visual Computer, 26(6-8), pp. 521 - 531 . ISSN: 0178-2789
D. Tellols; M. Lopez-Sanchez; I. Rodriguez; P. Almajano (2018). Sentient Embodied Conversational Agents: Architecture and Evaluation . In Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications . Volume. Volume 308 . (pp. 312 - 321) . IOS Press . ISBN: 978-1-61499-917- . 10.3233/978-1-61499-918-8-312
J. Baldeón; I. Rodríguez; A. Puig; M. López-Sánchez (2018). Iterative Design of a Gamified Course in High Education: deployment and evaluation . In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Higher Education Advances. HEAd'18 . (pp. 1521 - 1529) . Universitat de València . ISBN: 978-84-9048-690-0 . http://www.headconf.org/head18/wp-content/uploads/pdfs/8241.pdf
Baldeón, J.; Puig, A.; Rodríguez, I.;Zardain, L. (2018). A Platform for the Authoring of Educational Games . In Proceedings of the 13th Iberian Conference on Information Systems and Technologies. CISTI 2018. . (pp. 1 - 6) . IEEE Xplore . ISBN: 978-989-98434-8-6 . 10.23919/CISTI.2018.8399394
P. Almajano; D. Tellols; I. Rodríguez, M. Lopez-Sanchez (2017). METO: A Motivated and Emotional Task-Oriented 3D Agent . In Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications: Recent Advances in Artificial Intelligence Research and Development . Volume. 300 . (pp. 263 - 268) . IOS Press . ISBN: 978-1-61499-805-1 .
Johan Baldeon; Maite Lopez-Sanchez; Inmaculada Rodriguez; Anna Puig (2017). Gamification Design Framework to Support Multi-Agent Systems Theory Classes . In Advances in Social Computing and Digital Education. Communications in Computer and Information Science . Volume. 677 . (pp. 136 - 155) . Springer Verlag . ISBN: 978-3-319-52038-4 . https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-52039-1_9
J. Baldeón; I. Rodríguez; A. Puig; M. Lopez-Sanchez (2017). Evaluación y rediseño de una experiencia de gamificación en el aula basada en estilos de aprendizaje y tipos de jugador . In Gamificación en aulas españolas . (pp. 95 - 111) . InCom-UAB Publicaciones . ISBN: ISBN 978-84-94417 .
K. Samso; I Rodriguez; A. Puig; Tellols, D.; S. Alloza; F. Escribano (2017). From Cultural Probes Tasks To Gamified Virtual Energy Missions . In HCI '17 Proceedings of the 31st British Computer Society Human Computer Interaction Conference . Number. Article No. 79 . ACM . https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3206296
Baldeón J.; Puig A.; Rodríguez I.; Muriel C.; Zardain L. (2017). A Conceptual Model for Educational Game Authoring: A Showcase in Math Games . In Design, User Experience, and Usability: Designing Pleasurable Experiences. DUXU 2017. Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science . Volume. 10289 . (pp. 347 - 361) . Springer Verlag . ISBN: 978-3-319-58637-3 .
Almajano, P.; López-Sánchez, M.; Rodríguez, I.; Puig, A.; Salamó, M.; Ribera, M. (2016). Training Infrastructure to Participate in Real Life Institutions: Learning Through Virtual Worlds . In Handbook of Research on 3-D Virtual Environments and Hypermedia for Ubiquitous Learning . (pp. 192 - 219) . IGI Global publication . ISBN: 152250125 .
Baldeón, J.; Rodríguez, I.; Puig, A.; Gómez, D.;Grau, S. (2016). From Learning to Game Mechanics: the Design and the Analysis of a Serious Game for Computer Literacy . In Actas 11º Conferència Ibérica de Sistemas Y Tecnologias de Información. . Volume. II . (pp. 186 - 191) . IEEE . ISBN: 978-989-98434-6-2 .
Baldeón, J.; Lopez-Sanchez, M; Rodríguez, I; Puig A. (2016). Gamification of Multi-agent Systems Theory Classes . In Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems . Volume. 10003 . (pp. 172 - 183) . Springer . ISBN: 978-3-319-46839-6 .
Puig, A; Rodríguez, I. (2016). Integrant jocs seriosos a l'aula: una eina d'ajut al professorat . In Actes de Congrès C2EM Congrés Català d'Educació Matemàtica . (pp. 1 - 10) . Federació dEntitats per a lEnsenyament de les Matemàtiques a Catalunya . ISBN: 978-84-608-9217-5 . Publicació online (http://c2em.feemcat.org/wp-content/uploads/actes/2C160.pdf)
Baldeón, J. P.; Rodríguez, iI; Puig, A. (2016). LEGA: A LEarner-centered GAmification Design Framework . In Proceddings en INTERACCIÓN 2016 - XVII International Conference on Human Computer Interaction. . ACM International Conference Proceeding Series. . ISBN: 978-1-4503-4119-6 . Publicació online (https://doi.org/10.1145/2998626.2998673)
Salamó, M.; Rodríguez-Santiago, I.; López, M.; Puig, A.; Balocco, S.; Taulé, M.; Rodríguez, J. (2015). GradeForeseer: Recurso docente para la predicción de notas del alumnado de informática . In Actas de las XXI Jornadas de la Enseñanza Universitaria de la Informática . (pp. 89 - 96) . Universidad de La Salle . ISBN: 978-99920-70-10 . http://jenui2015.uols.org/app/assets/files/ActasJENUI2015.pdf
Baldeón, J. P.; Puig, A.; Rodríguez, I.; Lopez-Sanchez, M.; Grau, S.; Escayola, M. (2015). Gamification of Elementary Math Learning: A Game Designer Role-Playing Experience with Kids . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Gamification in Education. . Volume. 1 . ISBN: 978-898-98434-5-5 .
Bourazeri, A; Almajano, P.; Rodríguez, I.; López-Sanchez, M. (2014). Assistive Awareness in SmartGrids . In The computer after me . (pp. 117 - 130) . World Scientific Publishing . ISBN: 978-1-78326-417-9 .
Almajano, P.; Trescak, T.; Esteva, M.; Rodríguez, I.; López-Sanchez, M. (2013). V-mWater: an e-government application for water rights agreements . In Agreement Technologies Handbook . Volume. 8 . (pp. 583 - 596) . Springer Netherlands . ISBN: 978-94-007-5582-6 .
P. Almajano; E. Mayas; I. Rodriguez; M. Lopez-Sanchez; A. Puig (2013). Structuring Interactions in a Hybrid Virtual Environment Infrastructure & Usability . In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications GRAPP/IVAPP 2013, Coquillart, Sabine and Andújar, Carlos and Laramee, Robert S. and Kerren, Andreas and Braz, José eds. . (pp. 288 - 297) . SciTePress . ISBN: 978-989-8565-46-4 . http://dblp.uni-trier.de/db/conf/grapp/grapp2013.html#AlmajanoMRLP13

Direction of Thesis, Minor Thesis and Research Reports (last 10 years)

J. Baldeón . (2016) . Theoretical and Technological Framework for Gamification and Game-based Learning (In progress) (Ph.D. Thesis) . Barcelona.
Pablo Almajano Francoy . (2014) . Assisted Hybrid Structured 3D Virtual Environments (Ph.D. Thesis) . Universitat de Barcelona.
Tomas Trescak . (2012) . Intelligent generation and control of interactive virtual worlds (Ph.D. Thesis) . Autónoma de Barcelona.

Conferences and Participations in Congresses (last 10 years)

D. Tellols; K. Samso; I. Rodriguez; A. Puig. (2016). Cultural Probes for the Gamification of Energy Awareness. (Poster) . ACM WomEncorage Conference . to appear . AUSTRIA
Johan Baldeón; Maite Lopez-Sanchez; Inmaculada Rodriguez; Anna Puig (2016). Gamification in Teaching Multi-Agent Systems. (Presentation of communication) . 7th International Workshop on Collaborative Agents Research and Development: CARE for Digital Education . Singapur . SINGAPORE
Contreras, D.; Salamo, M.; Rodríguez, I.; Puig, A. (2015). Supporting Users Experience in a 3D eCommerce Environment. (Speech) . XVI International Conference on Human Computer Interaction . Paper nº: 45. ISBN: 978-1-4503-3463-1 . Vilanova i la Geltrú . SPAIN
Rodriguez, I.; Puig, A.; Grau, S.; Escayola, M. (2015). Designing a Math Game for Children Using a Participatory Design Experience. (Speech) . CENTRIC'2015 . 28-35, ISSN: 2308-3492. ISBN: 978-1-61208-440-4 . Barcelona . SPAIN
J. Baldeon; I. A. Puig; I. Rodriguez; M. Lopez-Sanchez; S. Grau; M. Escayola (2015). Gamification of elementary math learning: a game designer role-playing experience with kids. (Poster) . Geducation at Gamification World Congress . SPAIN
Almajano, P.; Rodríguez, I.; Lopez-Sanchez, M.; Mayas, E. (2014). Conversational Structured Hybrid 3D Virtual Environments. (Speech) . XV International Conference on Human Computer Interaction, paper nº 66 . Published by ACM, ISBN: 978-1-4503-2880-7 DOI: 10.1145/2662253.2662316 . Tenerife . SPAIN
Contreras, D.; Salamo, M.; Rodríguez, I.; Puig, A. (2014). An approach to improve user experience with conversational recommenders through a 3D virtual environment. (Speech) . XV International Conference on Human Computer Interaction . Paper nº 66, published by ACM, ISBN:978-1-4503-2880-7 . Tenerife . SPAIN
Almajano, P.; Mayas, E.; Rodriguez, I.; Lopez-Sanchez, M.; Puig, A. (2013). Structuring Interactions in a Hybrid Virtual Environment: Infrastructure & Usability. (Presentation of communication) . The International Conference on Computer Graphics Theory and Applications . pp 288-297 . Barcelona . SPAIN
Almajano, P.; Trescak, T.; Esteva, M.; Rodríguez, I.; Lopez-Sanchez, M. (2012). v-mWater: a 3D Virtual Market for Water Rights. (Speech) . International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems, pp 1483-1484 . Valencia . SPAIN
Almajano, P.; Trescak, T.; Rodriguez, I.; López-Sánchez, M. (2012). An Infrastructure for Human Inclusion in MAS. (Speech) . ECAI 2012: 20th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence . Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications, pp 999-1000, Volume 242, 2012 . Montpellier . FRANCE
Trescak, T.; Bogdanovych, A.; Rodriguez, I.; Simoff, S. (2012). Generating Diverse Ethnic Groups with Genetic Algorithms. (Speech) . The 18th acm symposium on virtual reality software and technology . Toronto . CANADA
Pitt, J.; Kockar, I.; Lopez-Sanchez, M.; Rodriguez Santiago, I. (2012). Comité Organizador. (Participation in scientific/organizer committee) . Multilateral Workshop on Computational Awareness and Active Participation in Autonomic Power Grids . UNITED KINGDOM
T. Trescak; M. Esteva; I. Rodriguez (2011). VIXEE an Innovative Communication Infrastructure for Virtual Institutions. (Speech) . International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems . pp 1131-1132 . Taipei . PROVINCE OF CHINA TAIWAN
Inmaculada Rodriguez, Ana Puig, Marc Esteva, (2011). Cross-platform Management of Intelligent Objects Behaviors in Serious Virtual Environments. (Speech) . Computer Animation and Social Agents . Chengdu . CHINA
Trescak, T.; Esteva, M.; Rodriguez, I. (2011). A Virtual World Grammar for Automatic Generation of Virtual Worlds. (Speech) . Technical Forum Group on Agent and Multi-agent-based Simulation . Paris, France, 15 Dec, 2010 . PROVINCE OF CHINA TAIWAN
I. Rodríguez, M. López, M. Esteva, P. Almajano, T. Trescak (2011). Taking the humans in the loop of MAS. (Speech) . 5th Joint Working Group Workshops of the Cost Action on Agreement Technologies. Applications of Agreement Technologies . Barcelona, July 2011 . SPAIN
Almajano, P.; Trescak, T.; Esteva, M.; Rodriguez, I.; Lopez-Sanchez, M. (2011). Virtual institutions for water rights negotiation. (Speech) . International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) . Video Demo . Barcelona, July 2011 . SPAIN
Almajano, P.; López-Sánchez, M.; Esteva, M.; Rodríguez, I. (2011). An assistance infrastructure for open MAS. (Speech) . Congrés Internacional de l'Associació Catalana d'Intel·ligència Artificial . IOSPress, Vol 232, pp 1-10. ISBN 978-1-60750-841-0 . LLeida . SPAIN
S. Cebrián; N. Morera; Juan A. Barceló; I. Bogdanovic; O. López-Bultó; I. Campana; A. Palomo; R. Piqué; J. Revelles; X. Terradas; J. L. Arcos; J. A. Rodríguez-Aguilar; A. Bogdanovych; S. Simoff5; T. Trescak; I. Rodríguez; A. Puig (2018). Beyond the Virtual Reconstruction of An Archaological Settlement. (Presentation of communication) . Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA) . Tübingen . GERMANY