José Anibal Arias Aguilar


EDUCATION

UNIVERSITÉ PAUL SABATIER (Toulouse, France)
PhD in Image, Information and Hypermedia     September 2008
Subject: Spectral methods and automatic processing of audio documents.
Advisors: Régine André-Obrecht, Jérôme Farinas.

Diplome d'études approfondies: Informatique de l'image et du language    June 2004
Final work: Audio indexing and Support vector machines.
Advisors: Régine André-Obrecht, Julien Pinquier, Jérôme Farinas.

UNIVERSIDAD DE LAS AMÉRICAS (Puebla, México)
Master in Computer Science     May 2002
Final work: Content-based search in Multimedia Databases.
Advisor: Alfredo Sánchez.

INSTITUTO POLITÉCNICO NACIONAL (DF, México)
Communications and Electronics Bachelor     February 1996
Final work: Parametric analysis of speech.
Advisor: Pablo Manrique.

ACADEMIC AWARDS

Perfil deseable PROMEP. Secretaría de Educación Pública. June 2011-2017.
Cum Laude Mention. Universidad de la Américas - Puebla. May 2002.
Scholar of the project "Access to High-Quality Digital Services and Collections for Wide User Communities". Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACyT). June 2001-May 2002.
Scholar of the Program for young researchers. Instituto Politécnico Nacional. June 1994-May 1996.

SKILLS

Languages: Java, C, Assembler, HTML-CSS, JavaScript, PHP, Python.
Operating Systems: Android, Linux, Windows.
DBMS: MySQL.
Audio processing and Machine learning tools: HTK, Bob, Spider, LibSVM, Wavesurfer, Audacity, Pro Tools.
Software: Matlab, Unity, Office.
Hardware: Microprocessors, Linear circuits.
Instrumentation: Oscilloscope, Function Generator, Logic Analyzer and Multimeter.

FOREIGN LANGUAGES

Fluent in Spanish (Mother t), English (597 score ITP-TOEFL 13/09/2002) and French (DELF 1er Degré).

WORK EXPERIENCE

UNIVERSIDAD TECNOLÓGICA DE LA MIXTECA.
September 2009 -
Professor.
Coordinator of the Robotic's Master Degree Program (September 2010 - ).
Dean of the Graduate School (October 2015 -).


Courses:
Concurrent and Real-time Programming.
Machine Learning.
Digital Signal Processing.
Audio and Video Processing.
Interactive Software Development.
Intelligent agents.
Research Methodologies.

Research:
Machine learning methods applied to audio-visual digital media.

UNIVERSITÉ DE PAU ET DES PAYS DE L'ADOUR (IUT de Bayonne - Pays Basque).
October 2008 - August 2009
Associate professor (ATER).

Courses:
OMGL1 Information systems.
OMGL2 Software engineering, Human-Computer Interaction.
Course taught at Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru: Software engineering for Web applications. June 2009.

UNIVERSIDAD DE LAS AMÉRICAS - PUEBLA.
June 2002 - August 2003
Research assistant and Teacher.
Research Center on Information and Automation Technologies, CENTIA.

Courses:
IS-112 Structured programming.
IS-117 Object-oriented programming.

Research:
Multidimensional access methods, Content-based search in Multimedia Databases.
Advisors: Dr. Alfredo Sánchez, Dr. José Luis Zechinelli, Dr. Genoveva Vargas

SCHLUMBERGER Test & Transactions.
May 1997 - August 2000
Technical support for payphones.
Manager: José Figueroa

Two stages in Montrouge, France were achieved:
From July 1997 to January 1998: Telmex Grafit project.
- Training on payphones.
- Stage in R&D team to develop software in Orion Platform.
Manager: Jean Paul Truong.
From January 1999 to December 1999: Telmex phase 2 project.
- Internship in integration team to write the validation and integration test sheets for the project.
Manager: Jean Jacques Picarda.

TECNOLÓGICO DE ESTUDIOS SUPERIORES DE ECATEPEC.
September 1996 - May 1997
Teacher.

Courses:
Logic Design
Microprocessors

INSTITUTO DE ASTRONOMÍA - UNAM.
August 1993 - March 1994
Technical assistant.

Electronic design and software programming for the control interface of the scanning Fabry-Perot interferometer PUMA.

BOOK

J. A. Arias. L'apprentissage de varietés et les fonctions noyaux. 2010. Éditions Universitaires Européennes. ISBN: 978-613-1-54926-7.

ARTICLES

A. Carazo, I. Salinas, V. Berrón, A. Arias. "Implementation of Peer Tutoring as a strategy to promote the develoment of basic mathematical skills in university students". Journal of Education and Practice. International Institute for Science, Technology and Education. Vol. 9, No. 9, March 2018. ISSN 2222-1735.

D. Bedolla, F. Ramírez, A. Arias. "Simulación Hardware-in-the-loop de un robot manipulador con base en un controlador digital de señales", La mecatrónica en México, January, 2018. Asociación Mexicana de Mecatrónica. Vol. 7 Vol. 2. ISSN: 2448-7031. p. 25-36.

M. Luz Palacios, A. Arias-Aguilar, A. L. Laureano-Cruces. "Hacia la implementación de un modelo cognitivo-afectivo para la interacción de niños con trastorno de espectro autista y un robot humanoide", XVIII International Conference on Human Computer Interaction (INTERACCION 2017), Cancún, México, September 25-27, 2017. ISBN: 978-1-4503-5229-1/17/09, DOI: 10.1145/3123818.3123869.

J. A. Arias, M. de la Luz Palacios, R. Bretado et al. "Analysis of children-humanoid robot interaction to support social skills development", XVIII International Conference on Human Computer Interaction (INTERACCION 2017), Cancún, México, September 25-27, 2017. ISBN: 978-1-4503-5229-1/17/09, DOI: 10.1145/3123818.3123837, p. 99-102.

A. Benítez, M. A. Medina, C. Cruz, A. de la Calleja, M. de la Luz Palacios, J. A. Arias. "Diseño e implementación de un avatar para apoyar la ejecución de rutinas de rehabilitación motora gruesa", Simposio de Investigación Aplicada de las Universidades Politécnicas. Universidad Politécnica de Aguascalientes, 2016. ISBN: 978-1-64008-904-4, p 133-140.

M. de la Luz Palacios, J.A. Arias, M. Auxilio Medina. T. Ivonne Castillo. "Propuesta metodológica para el desarrollo de recursos didácticos con tecnologías interactivas para niños con Necesidades Educativas Especiales (NEE): redes multidisciplinarias", Congreso Internacional de Investigación en Tecnologías Estratégicas. Colima, México, 5-7 November. Academia Journals, 2015. ISSN: 2380-503X, p 1125-1130.

N. Roa-Seïler, P. Craig, J.A. Arias, A. Benítez Saucedo, M. Martínez Díaz, F. Lara Rosano. "Defining a child's conceptualization of a virtual learning companion", INTED2014 Proceedings of 8th International Technology, Education and Development Conference. Valencia, Spain, 10-12 March. IATED, 2014. ISBN: 978-84-616-8412-0 ISSN: 2340-1079, p 2992-2996.

Verónica Rodríguez, Rosebet Miranda, José Anibal Arias. "Detection of Masses in Mammogram Images using Morphological Operators and Markov Random Fields", Advances in Artificial Intelligence and Its Applications, LNAI 8265. Springer-Verlag. 2013. ISSN: 0302-9743, ISBN 978-3-642-45113-3, p 558-569.

José Anibal Arias, Verónica Rodríguez, Rosebet Miranda. "Meaningful Features for Computerized Detection of Breast Cancer", Progress in Pattern Recognition, Image Analysis, Computer Vision, and Applications, LNCS 8259. Springer-Verlag. 2013. ISSN: 0302-9743, ISBN 978-3-642-41826-6, p 198-205.

Armando Levid Rodríguez Santiago, Rosebet Miranda Luna, José Aníbal Arias Aguilar, "Calibración de una cámara para un sistema de visión mono-cámara económico", VIII Semana Nacional de Ingenieria Electrica (SENIE-2012), Universidad de Colima, October 3-5, 2012. ISBN 978-607-477-902-8, p 348-356.

A. Arias, R. Reyes, A. Razo. A simple technique for modeling terrains using contour maps. 16th International Conference Information Visualisation (IV'2012), July 10-13, 2012. Montpellier, France. ISSN: 1550-6037. ISBN: 978-1-4673-2260-7, p 658-662.

A. Arias, R. André-Obrecht, J. Farinas. Unsupervised signal segmentation based on temporal spectral clustering. 16th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO'2008), August 25-29, 2008. Lausanne, Switzerland. EURASIP, European Association for Signal, Speech and Image Processing. ISSN (online): 2219-5491.

A. Arias, R. André-Obrecht, J. Farinas. Automatic low-dimensional analysis of audio databases. Sixth International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI'2008), 18-20th June, 2008. London, UK. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. ISBN: 978142442043.

A. Arias, R. André-Obrecht, J. Farinas. Représentations de séquences de parole en espaces de faible dimensionalité. XXVIIèmes Journées d'Etude sur la Parole (JEP'2008), 9-13 June, 2008. Avignon, France.

A. Arias. Variables latentes, processus gaussiens et réduction de la dimensionnalité. Internal report. IRIT. September 2006.

A. Arias, R. André-Obrecht, J. Farinas, J. Pinquier. Etude de la réduction non linéaire de la dimension du signal de parole. XXVIèmes Journées d'Etude sur la Parole (JEP'2006), 12-16 June, 2006. Dinard, France.

A. Arias. Speech manifolds. Internal report. IRIT. January 2006.

A. Arias. Unsupervised identification of speech segments using kernel methods for clustering. 9th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology (Interspeech'2005-Eurospeech), September 4-8, 2005. Lisbon, Portugal. International Speech Communication Association (ISCA), ISBN: 1018-4074. p 681-684.

A. Arias, J. Pinquier, R. André-Obrecht. Evaluation of Classification Techniques for Audio Indexing. 13th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO'2005), September 4-8, 2005. Antalya, Turkey. EURASIP, European Association for Signal, Speech and Image Processing. ISSN (online): 2219-5491.

A. Arias. Applications SVM en audio/parole. Internal report. IRIT. August 2005.

J. Pinquier, A. Arias. Audio Classification by search of primary components. International Workshop on Image, Video and Audio Retrieval and Mining, October 25-26, 2004. Québec, Canada.

A. Arias, A. Sanchez. Content-based search and Annotations in Multimedia Digital Libraries. 4th Mexican International Conference in Computer Science ENC'03, September 8-12, 2003. Apizaco Tlaxcala, Mexico. IEEE Computer Society. ISBN: 0-7695-1915-6. p 109-116.

A. Sanchez, A. Arias. Fourth-Phase Digital Libraries: Pacing, Linking, Annotating and Citing in Multimedia Collections. IEEE/ACM Joint Conference on Digital Libraries '03, May 27-31, 2003. Houston TX. IEEE Computer Society. ISBN: 0-7695-1939-3. p 240-244.

A. Arias, O. Espinosa. Programación en ambiente Windows utilizando las bibliotecas ObjectWindows de Borland. POLIBITS Magazine No. 17, Centro de Investigación Tecnológica en Computación. January 1996. ISSN: 1870-9044.

O. Espinosa, A. Arias. Generador de patrones de televisión utilizando dispositivos lógicos programables. POLIBITS Magazine No. 15, Centro de Investigación Tecnológica en Computación. May 1995. ISSN: 1870-9044.

A. Bernal et al. Sistema de Control Electronico del Espectrografo Integral de Campo "PUMA". Technical report RT-99-01, Instituto de Astronomía, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. September 1999.

A. Arias et al. "OrCAD", Programa para el diseño de diagramas esquemáticos y circuitos impresos. Internal report, Instituto de Astronomía, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. June 1995.

RELATED COURSEWORK

- Workshop on Technological and Innovative Start-ups. UTM, Huajuapan de León, Mexico. July 2017.
- Workshop on Teaching Methods for Technological Careers. UTM, Huajuapan de León, Mexico. November 2013.
- Workshop on Strategical Planning for Mexican Universities. UTM, Huajuapan de León, Mexico. November 2013.
- INIT/AERFAI Summer School on Machine Learning. Universitat Jaume I, Benicàssim, Spain. June 2013.
- Real Time Operating Systems (FreeRTOS-SYS/BIOS), DF, Mexico. June, 2012.
- XXVIIèmes Journées d'Etude sur la Parole (JEP'2008), Avignon, France. June, 2008.
- XXVIèmes Journées d'Etude sur la Parole (JEP'2006), Dinard, France. June, 2006.
- IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP'2006), Toulouse, France. May 2006.
- Internship in the Signal Theory and Communications Team at University Carlos III, Madrid, Spain. March - April 2006.
- Meeting SEE-GDR, La reconnaissance des formes : quelles méthodes pour quelles applications?, Paris, France. March 2006.
- 9th European Conf. on Specch Communication and Technology (INTERSPEECH'2005 - EUROSPEECH), Lisboa, Portugal. September 2005.
- Machine learning summer school & Workshop on learning theory. Toyota Technological Institute - University of Chicago, US. May 2005.
- International Workshop on Image, Video and Audio Retrieval and Mining, Québec, Canada. October 2004.
- Summer school "Nonlinear Speech Processing: Algorithms and Analysis". Vietri sul Mare, Italy. September 2004.
- Workshop on Teaching methods for small groups, Universidad de las Américas-Puebla. May 2003.
- CCNA semester 1 and 2, Cisco networking academy. May 2001.
- System Administration under Solaris 7, Universidad de las Américas-Puebla. March 2001.
- Visit to Digipen Institute of Technology and Nintendo. Seattle, Wash. October 2000.
- Artificial neural networks, Tecnológico de estudios superiores de Ecatepec, EdoMex. January 1997.
- Introduction to space science, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, México DF. August 1989.

ACTIVITIES

Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers since 1995.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Single, Mexican, 46 years old.