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.
Image and Sound Processing.
Audio and Video Processing.
Web Programming.
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

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.

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, 45 years old.