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 the last years, OSGi (Open Service Gateway Initiative) Service Platform specification has become the most adopted solution to the technological problem of building residential gateways. As many others Service-Oriented Architectures (SOAs), the framework is supported by a Service Registry which facilitates the interaction between clients and services.(More)
Interactive Digital TV is emerging as a potentially important medium to create opportunities for learning at home. To date, the offer has been mostly based on the contents available through broadcast, but this is expected to change in the near future. The increasing availability of high-quality bidirectional networks, together with the fact that IDTV users(More)
In this paper a recommender system of personalized TV contents, named AVATAR 1 , is presented. We propose a modular multi-agent architecture for the system, whose main novelty is the semantic reasoning about user preferences and historical logs, to improve the traditional syntactic content search. Our approach uses Semantic Web technologies – more(More)
In last decade, we have seen the first steps to the end of passive television. Thanks to continuous advances in hardware and software, now, Digital TV technology is mature enough to enhance traditional TV sets (limited to content reproduction) with computing capability to run multimedia software integrating richer formats. And a significant example of this(More)