Manuel Ramos Cabrer

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The generalized arrival of the Digital TV will bring a significant increase in the amount of channels and programs available to end users, with many more difficulties for them to find interesting programs among a myriad of irrelevant contents. Thus, automatic content recommenders should receive special attention in the following years to improve the(More)
In this paper we introduce a cooperative environment between the Interactive Digital TV (IDTV) and home networking with the aim of allowing the interaction between interactive TV applications and the controllers of the in-home appliances in a natural way. More specifically, our proposal consists of merging MHP (Multimedia Home Platform), one of the main(More)
The OSGi (open service gateway initiative) service platform specification is the most widely adopted technology for building a control system for the networked home. Three main features contribute to its success. First, it supports various well-known protocols, simplifying communication among home devices. In addition, it defines a cooperative model for(More)
Interactive Digital TV opens new learning possibilities where new forms of education are needed. On the one hand, the combination of education and entertainment is essential to boost the participation of viewers in TV learning (t-learning), overcoming their typical passiveness. On the other hand, researchers broadly agree that in order to prevent the(More)