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Contact Information

Department d'Enginyeria i Ciència de la Computació
Universitat Jaume I
Avg. de Vicent Sos Baynat s/n
E-12071 Castelló, Spain

E-mail: Ismael [dot] Sanz [at] uji [dot] es
Office: TI2121DD [Map]
Phone: +34 964 72 8302
Fax: +34 964 72 8486
Coordinates: 39°59'35"N 0°4'8"W


Docència/Teaching 2011/2012

  • Databases (Erasmus Mundus MSc program in Geospatial Technologies)
  • Advanced Databases (IG52/II52)
  • Intelligent Information Systems (II73) 

[Past teaching-related information]

Research and Publications

I belong to the Temporal Knowledge Bases Group. My research interests include the integration of complex and heterogeneous data, and the approximate query processing and retrieval of XML.

Recent publications

  • María Pérez-Catalán, Rafael Berlanga, Ismael Sanz, María José Aramburu. A semantic approach for the requirement-driven discovery of web resources in the Life Sciences. Knowledge and Information Systems, DOI 10.1007/s10115-012-0498-5 
  • María Pérez, Rafael Berlanga, Ismael Sanz and María José Aramburu: Exploiting text-rich descriptions for faceted discovery of web resources. In SWAT4LS 2011.
  • María Pérez, Ismael Sanz, Rafael Berlanga and María José Aramburu. Adding Semantics to the Discovery of Web Services in Life Sciences. In Trends in Practical Applications of Agents and Multiagent Systems 2011, 145-152
  • Lledó Museros, Ismael Sanz, Zoe Falomir. A First Approximation to a Cognitive Icon Query By Example Search Engine.  In CCIA 2011.
  • Ismael Sanz, María José Aramburu, Lledó Museros, María Pérez, Carmen Barrachina: En busca del estudiante perdido: caracterización de los "no presentados". En JENUI 2011.
  • María Pérez, Ismael Sanz and Rafael Berlanga: XTaGe, a flexible XML collection generator. Demo in SIGMOD 2010
  • María Pérez, Ismael Sanz, Rafael Berlanga, María José Aramburu. Semi-automatic discovery of web services driven by user requirements. In DEXA 2010, LNCS 6261.
  • María Pérez, Ismael Sanz, Rafael Berlanga: A biclustering-based technique for requirement-driven Web Service selection. In JISBD 2010.
  • María Pérez, Rafael Berlanga and Ismael Sanz. A semantic approach for the requirement-driven discovery of web services in the Life Sciences. In Semantic Web Applications and Tools for Life Sciences, 2010.
  • R. Berlanga, E. Jiménez-Ruiz, V. Nebot and I. Sanz. FAETON: Form Analysis and Extraction Tool for ONtology construction. International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology 39(4), 224-233, 2010.
  • Marco Mesiti, Ernesto Jiménez-Ruiz, Ismael Sanz, Rafael Berlanga, Paolo Perlasca, Giorgio Valentini and David Manset. XML-Based Approaches for the Integration of Heterogeneous Bio-Molecular Data. BMC Bioinformatics 10(Suppl 12): S7. doi:10.1186/1471-2105-10-S12-S7.
  • María Pérez, Sven Casteleyn, Ismael Sanz and María José Aramburu. Requirements gathering in a model-based approach  for the design of multi-similarity systems. In International Workshop on Model-Driven Service Engineering and Data Quality and Security, MoSE 2009. 
  • María Pérez, Ismael Sanz, María José Aramburu y Rafael Berlanga. A Model Transformation-based Technique for Flexible XML Data Source Integration. In ZOCO 2009.
  • María Pérez, Ismael Sanz and Rafael Berlanga. XTaGe: A flexible generation system for complex XML collections. In DEXA 2009, LNCS 5690. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-03573-9
  • Sanz, I.y E. Jiménez-Ruiz: Ontologías en Informática, en Alcina, A., E. Valero y E. Rambla (eds.): Terminología y Sociedad del conocimiento, Peter Lang, Bern, 255-286. ISBN: 978-3-03911-593-8. (2009)
  • Ismael Sanz,  Marco Mesiti, Giovanna Guerrini and Rafael Berlanga: Fragment-based Approximate Retrieval in Highly Heterogeneous XML Collections. Data & Knowledge Engineering 64(2008), 266-293. doi:10.1016/j.datak.2007.05.008
  • Ismael Sanz, María Pérez, and Rafael Berlanga. Designing similarity measures for XML. In 27th International Conference on Conceptual Modeling (ER 2008). LNCS 5231.
  • Rafael Berlanga, Ernesto Jiménez-Ruiz, Victoria Nebot, and Ismael Sanz: FAETON: Form Analysis and Extraction Tool for ONtology construction. In ZOCO 2008.
  • Marco Mesiti, Ernesto Jiménez-Ruiz, Ismael Sanz, Rafael Berlanga, Giorgio Valentini, Paolo Perlasca and David Manset. Data Integration Issues and Opportunities in Biological XML Data Management. Chapter in E. Pardede (ed.) Open and Novel Issues in XML Database Applications: Future Directions and Advanced Technologies. IGI Global, ISBN 978-1-60566-308-1 (2009)
[Complete list] [ DBLP]

Current Projects

  • Health-e-child. Funded by the EU, IST-2004-027749. An integrated platform for European paediatrics based on a Grid-enabled network of leading clinical centers.
  • Multidimensional Analysis of Semistructured documents in the Semantic Web. Funded by CICYT, TIN2005-09098-C05-04 (2005-2008)
[Complete list]

Current academic services

  • Co-organizer of SEPLN 2012
  • Recent PC service: E-LKR 2012, CIAWI 2012, RCIS 2012CERI 2012BUSTECH'12, DEXA'12EDBT'11 (demo track), DEXA'11, BUSTECH'11, BIS 2011DBKDA'11DEXA'10, DBKDA'10, ABDIS'10, and as a referee for several international journals.
  • Member of the Editorial Board: International Journal of Advances in Software; International Journal of Advances in Intelligent Systems; International Journal of Knowledge-Based Organizations
  • Past service: Co-organizer of E-LKR 2011, the 1st International Workshop on Exploiting Large Knowledge Repositories; member of the Organization Committee of DataX, the Workshop on Database Technologies for Handling XML Information on the Web in 2008 and 2009; referee for conferences and  periodical publications.

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