Roberto Centeno

Assistant Professor

Publications

Journals and Chapter Books

2017

  • Estimating global opinions by keeping users from fraud in On-line Review Systems
    R. Centeno, R. Hermoso
    Knowledge and Information Systems: An International Journal
    Vol. X, Issue x, pag. xxx-xxx
    Springer US
    [PDF]

2015

  • On the inaccuracy of numerical ratings: dealing with biased opinions in social networks
    R. Centeno, R. Hermoso, M. Fasli
    Information Systems Frontiers
    Vol. 17, Issue 4, pag. 809-825
    Springer US
    [PDF]

2014

  • From blurry numbers to clear preferences: A mechanism to extract reputation in social networks
    R. Hermoso, R. Centeno, M. Fasli
    Expert Systems with Applications
    Vol. 41, Issue 5, pag. 2269-2285
    Elsevier
    [PDF]

2013

  • Persuading agents to act in the right way: An incentive-based approach
    R. Centeno, H. Billhardt, R. Hermoso
    Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence
    Vol. 26, Issue 1, pag. 198-210
    Elsevier
    [PDF]

2012

  • Mecanismos Incentivos para la Regulación de Sistemas MultiAgente Abiertos basados en Organizaciones
    R. Centeno
    CETINIA Publications
    Nº 4
    Ed. Dykinson
    [PDF]
  • LTCS (Learning Technologies and Collaborative Systems), UNED
    M. Rodríguez-Artacho, J. Cigarrán, E. Julio Lorenzo, R. Centeno
    Revista Iberoamericana de Informática Educativa
    Nº 15, pag: 113-122
    IE Comunicaciones
    [PDF]
  • Auto-Adaptation of Open MAS Through On-Line Modifications of the Environment
    R. Centeno, H. Billhardt
    Advanced Agent Technology
    LNCS - Volume 7068, pag: 426-427
    Ed. Springer & Verlag
    [PDF]

2011

  • Enhancing MAS Environments with Organizational Mechanisms
    S. Esparcia, R. Centeno, R. Hermoso, E. Argente
    International Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools (IJAIT)
    Volume 20, Nº 4, pag 663-690:
    Ed. World Scientific
    [PDF]
  • Building Reputation-based Agreements: Collective Opinions as Information Sources
    R. Centeno, R. Hermoso, V. Torres da Silva
    Coordination, Organizations, Institutions, and Norms in Agent Systems VI
    LNCS - Volume 6541, pag: 58-76
    Ed. Springer & Verlag
    [PDF]
  • Organisational Structures in Next-Generation Distributed Systems: Towards a Technology of Agreement
    H. Billhardt, R. Centeno, C. E. Cuesta, A. Fernandez, R. Hermoso, R. Ortiz, S. Ossowski, J. S. Perez-Sotelo, M. Vasirani
    Multiagent and Grid Systems
    Volume 7, Nº 2-3, pag: 109-125
    IOS Press (Sussex)
    [PDF]

2010

  • Inducing Desirable Behaviour through an Incentives Infrastructure
    R.Centeno, H.Billhardt, S.Ossowski
    Multiagent System Technologies
    LNCS - Volume 6251, pag: 64-75
    Ed. Springer & Verlag
    [PDF]

2009

  • Creating and Using Reputation-based Agreements in Organisational Environments
    R.Centeno, R. Hermoso, V. Torres da Silva
    Principles of Practice in Multi-Agent Systems
    LNCS - Volume 5925, pag: 624-631
    Ed. Springer & Verlag
    [PDF]
  • Designing Organized Multiagent Systems through MDPs
    M. Fagundes, R.Centeno, H.Billhardt, S.Ossowski
    Multiagent System Technologies
    LNCS - Volume 5774, pag: 183-188
    Ed. Springer & Verlag
    [PDF]
  • An Organisation-based Multiagent System for Medical Emergency Assistance
    R.Centeno, M. Fagundes, H.Billhardt, S.Ossowski, J.M. Corchado, V. Julian, Alberto Fernandez
    Bio-Inspired Systems: Computational and Ambient Intelligence
    LNCS - Volume 5517, pag: 561-568
    Ed. Springer & Verlag
    [PDF]
  • Supporting Medical Emergencies by MAS
    R.Centeno, M. Fagundes, H.Billhardt, S.Ossowski
    Agent and Multi-Agent Systems: Technologies and Applications
    LNCS - Volume 5559, pag: 823-833
    Ed. Springer & Verlag
    [PDF]
  • A Hybrid Reputation Model Based on the Use of Organizations
    V.Torres da Silva, R.Hermoso, R.Centeno
    Coordination, Organizations, Institutions and Norms in Agent Systems IV
    LNCS - Volume 5428, pag: 111-125
    Ed. Springer & Verlag
    [PDF]

2008

  • On the Relevance of Organizational Structures for a Technology of Agreement
    H.Billhardt, R.Centeno, A. Fernandez, R. Hermoso, R. Ortiz, S.Ossowski, M. Vasirani
    On the Move to Meaningful Internet Systems: OTM 2008 Workshops
    LNCS - Volume 5333, pag: 138-149
    Ed. Springer & Verlag
    [PDF]

2007

  • Effective Use of Organisational Abstractions for Confidence Models
    R.Hermoso, H.Billhardt, R.Centeno, S.Ossowski
    Engineering Societies in the Agents World VII
    LNCS - Volume 4457, pag: 368-383
    Ed. Springer & Verlag
    [PDF]

Conferences and Workshops

2015

  • When Opinion Request Meets Majority Search: Avoiding Fraud in On-line Review Systems
    R. Centeno, R. Hermoso
    Accepted at AAMAS 2015, The International Conference on Autonomous Agents and MultiAgent Systems
    Istambul, (Turkey), May 4-8, 2015
    [PDF]
  • Towards learning resources rankings in MOOCs: A Pairwise based Reputation Mechanism
    R. Centeno, M. Rodriguez-Artacho, F. García, E. Sancristóbal, G. Díaz, M. Castro
    Accepted at EDUCON 2015, The IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference
    Tallinn, (Estonia), March 18-20, 2015
    [PDF]

2014

  • Enhancing Higher Education Experience: The eMadrid initiative at UNED University
    M. Rodriguez-Artacho, E.J. Lorenzo, L.E. Robles, J. Cigarran, R. Centeno, J.I Mayorga, J. Velez, M. Castro, E. Sancritobal, G. Diaz, S. Martin, R. Gil, F. Garcia, J. Cubillo, S. Ros
    Accepted at FIE 2014, The 44th Annual Frontiers in Education Conference
    Madrid, (Spain), October 22-25, 2014
    [PDF]

2013

  • A Framework for Helping Developers in the Integration of External Tools into Virtual Learning Environments
    E.J. Lorenzo, R. Centeno, M. Rodriguez-Artacho
    Accepted at TEEM 2013, First International Conference on Technological Ecosystems for Enhancing Multiculturality
    Salamanca, (Spain), November 14-15, 2013
    [PDF]
  • Extracting reputation with knock-out tournament-based pairwise elicitation in complex social networks
    R. Centeno, R. Hermoso, M. Fasli
    Accepted at AT 2013, The 2nd International Conference on Agreements Technologies
    Beijing, (China), August 1-2, 2013
    [PDF]

2011

  • An Adaptive Sanctioning Mechanism for Open Multi-Agent Systems Regulated by Norms
    R. Centeno, H. Billhardt, R. Hermoso
    Accepted at ICTAI 2011, The 23rd IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence
    Boca Raton, Florida (USA), November 7-9, 2011
    [PDF]
  • Artifacting and Regulating the Environment of a Virtual Organization
    S. Esparcia, R. Centeno, R. Hermoso, E. Argente
    Accepted at ICTAI 2011, The 23rd IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence
    Boca Raton, Florida (USA), November 7-9, 2011
    [PDF]
  • Using Incentive Mechanisms for an Adaptive Regulation of Open Multi-Agent Systems
    R. Centeno, H. Billhardt
    Accepted at IJCAI 2011, The 22nd International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence
    Barcelona (Spain), July 16-22, 2011
    [PDF]
  • Auto-adaptation of Open MAS through On-line Modifications of the Environment
    R. Centeno, H. Billhardt
    Accepted at ITMAS@AAMAS 2011, The 2nd International Workshop on Infrastructures and Tools for MultiAgent Systems
    Taipei (Taiwan), May 2-6, 2011
    [PDF]
  • Adaptive regulation of open MAS: an incentive mechanism based on online modifications of the environment
    R. Centeno, H. Billhardt
    Accepted at AAMAS 2011, The 10th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and MultiAgent Systems
    Taipei (Taiwan), May 2-6, 2011
    [PDF]

2010

  • Enhancing MAS environments with Organizational Mechanisms
    S. Esparcia, R. Centeno, R. Hermoso, E. Argente
    Accepted at ICTAI 2010, The 22th IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence
    Arras (France), October 27-29, 2010
    [Draft]
  • Norms Evaluation through Reputation Mechanisms for BDI Agents
    I. Pinyol, R. Centeno, R. Hermoso, V. Torres da Silva, J. Sabater-Mir
    Accepted at CCIA'10, The 13th International Congress of the Catalan Association of Artificial Intelligence
    l'Espluga de Francolí, Tarragona (Spain), October 20-22, 2010
    [Draft]
  • Inducing Desirable Behaviour through an Incentives Infrastructure
    R. Centeno, H. Billhardt, S. Ossowski
    Accepted at MATES'10, The 8th German Conference on Multi-Agent System Technologies
    Leipzig (Germany), September 27-29, 2010
    [Draft]
  • Artifacting the Organizational Mechanisms: Adding functionality in MAS environments
    S. Esparcia, R. Centeno, R. Hermoso, E. Argente
    Accepted at IEEE/WIC/ACM IAT 2010, The 2010 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Intelligent Agent Technology
    Toronto (Canada), August 31, 2010
    [Draft]
  • Reputation-based Agreements: From Individual to Collective Opinions
    R. Centeno, R. Hermoso, V. Torres da Silva
    Accepted at COIN@AAMAS'10, The 9th International Workshop on Coordination, Organization, Institutions and Norms in Multi-Agent Systems
    Toronto (Canada), May 11, 2010
    [Draft]

2009

  • Reputation-based Agreement for Agent Organisations
    R. Hermoso, R.Centeno, V. Torres da Silva
    Accepted at EUMAS'09, 7th European Workshop on Multi-Agent Systems
    Ayia Napa (Cyprus), December 17-18, 2009
    [Draft]
  • Creating and Using Reputation-based Agreements in Organisational Environments
    R.Centeno, R. Hermoso, V. Torres da Silva
    Accepted at PRIMA'09, The 12th International Conference on Principles of Practice in Multi-Agent Systems
    Nagoya (Japan), December 14-16, 2009
    [Draft]
  • Reputation-based Agreement for Agent Organisations
    R. Hermoso, R.Centeno, V. Torres da Silva
    Accepted at WAT@CAEPIA'09, Workshop on Agreements Technologies
    Sevilla (Spain), November 9, 2009
    [Draft]
  • Designing Organized Multiagent Systems through MDPs
    M. Fagundes, R.Centeno, H.Billhardt, S.Ossowski
    Accepted at MATES'09, 7th German Conference on Multiagent System Technologies
    Hamburg (Germany), September 9-11, 2009
    [Draft]
  • A Reputation Model for Organisational Supply Chain Formation
    R.Centeno, V.Torres da Silva, R.Hermoso
    Accepted at COIN@AAMAS'09, The 6th Workshop on Coordination, Organizations, Institutions, and Norms in Agent Systems
    Budapest (Hungary), 12 Mayo, 2009
    [Draft]
  • An Organisation-based Multiagent System for Medical Emergency Assistance
    R.Centeno, M. Fagundes, H.Billhardt, S.Ossowski, J.M. Corchado, V. Julian, Alberto Fernandez
    Accepted at IWANN'09, 10 th International Work-Conference on Artificial Neural Networks - Special Session on Practical Applications of Agents and Multiagent Systems
    Salamanca (Spain), June 10-12, 2009
    [Draft]
  • Supporting Medical Emergencies by MAS
    R.Centeno, M. Fagundes, H.Billhardt, S.Ossowski
    Accepted at AMSTA'09, 3rd International KES Symposium on Agents and Multi-agent Systems – Technologies and Applications
    Uppsala (Sweden), June 3-5, 2009
    [Draft]
  • Organising MAS: A Formal Model Based on Organisational Mechanisms
    R.Centeno, H.Billhardt, R.Hermoso, S.Ossowski
    Accepted at SAC'09, 24th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing
    Hawaii (USA), March 8-12, 2009
    [Draft]

2008

  • Organisational Mechanisms for Regulating MAS
    R.Centeno, H.Billhardt, R.Hermoso, S.Ossowski
    Accepted at EUMAS'08, 6th European workshop on multi-agents systems
    Bath (U.K.), December 18-19, 2008
    [Draft]
  • Organising Multiagent Systems by Using Role Clustering Mechanisms
    R.Hermoso, H.Billhardt, R.Centeno, S.Ossowski
    Accepted at EUMAS'08, 6th European workshop on multi-agents systems
    Bath (U.K.), December 18-19, 2008
    [Draft]
  • Extending Virtual Organizations to improve trust mechanisms
    R.Hermoso, R.Centeno, H.Billhardt, S.Ossowski
    Accepted at AAMAS'08, 7th International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems
    Estoril (Portugal), 12-16 Mayo, 2008
    [Draft]
  • A Hybrid Reputation Model Based on the Use of Organizations
    V.Torres da Silva, R.Hermoso, R.Centeno
    Accepted at COIN@AAMAS'08, The 5th Workshop on Coordination, Organizations, Institutions, and Norms in Agent Systems
    Estoril (Portugal), May 12, 2008
    [Draft]
  • On the Relevance of Organizational Structures for a Technology of Agreement
    H.Billhardt, R.Centeno, A. Fernandez, R. Hermoso, R. Ortiz, S.Ossowski, M. Vasirani
    Accepted at AWESOME@OTM'08, 4th International Workshop On Agents and Web Services Merging in Distributed Environments
    Monterrey (Mexico), November 9-14, 2008
    [Draft]
  • Towards a Conceptual Framework for Organizational Mechanisms in Multiagent Systems
    R.Centeno, R. Hermoso, H.Billhardt, S.Ossowski
    Accepted at WAT@IBERAMIA'08, Workshop On Agreement Techonologies
    Lisboa (Portugal), October 14, 2008
    [Draft]

2007

  • Supporting Experimentation for Trust Models in Virtual Organizations: TOAST
    R.Hermoso, R.Centeno, H.Billhardt, S.Ossowski
    Accepted at EUMAS'07, 5th European workshop on multi-agents systems
    Hammamet (Tunis), December 13-14, 2007
    [Draft]
  • TOAST: A Testbed For Evaluating Trust Models in Virtual Organizations
    R.Centeno, R.Hermoso, H.Billhardt, S.Ossowski
    Accepted at IWPAAMS'07, 6th International workshop on practical applications on agents and multi-agents systems
    Salamanca (Spain), November 12-13, 2007
    [Draft]
  • Trust-based Service Provider Selection in Open Environments
    H.Billhardt, R.Hermoso, S.Ossowski, R.Centeno
    Accepted at SAC'07, The 22nd Annual ACM "Symposium on Applied Computing"
    Seoul (Korea), March 11-15, 2007
    [Draft]

2006

  • Effective Use of Organisational Abstractions for Confidence Models
    R.Hermoso, H.Billhardt, R.Centeno, S.Ossowski
    Accepted at ESAW'06, The Seventh Annual International Workshop "Engineering Societies in the Agents World"
    Dublín (Ireland), September 6-8, 2006
    [Draft]
  • Effective Use of Organisational Abstractions for Confidence Models
    R.Hermoso, H.Billhardt, R.Centeno, S.Ossowski
    Accepted at EUMAS'06, Fourth European Workshop on Multi-Agent Systems
    Lisboa (Portugal), December 14-15, 2006
    [Draft]