Germán Montoro


Germán Montoro is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Engineering of the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM). His research interests are assistive technologies and human computer interaction; focusing on how technology can help people with special needs in their everyday life. He is also Delegate of the President for education technologies and Program manager for edX MOOCs at UAM.



Last publications registered in ORCID :

Hands-On Experiences With Assistive Technologies for People With Intellectual Disabilities: Opportunities and Challenges, 2020, IEEE Access. DOI: 10.1109/access.2020.3000095

Assisted behavior control with wearable devices: a case study for high-functioning autism (Preprint), 2018. DOI: 10.2196/preprints.12095

AssisT-task: A smartphone application to support people with cognitive disabilities in their daily life activities, 2018, IDC 2018 - Proceedings of the 2018 ACM Conference on Interaction Design and Children. DOI: 10.1145/3202185.3210767

Leo con Lula, introducing global reading methods to children with ASD, 2018, IDC 2018 - Proceedings of the 2018 ACM Conference on Interaction Design and Children. DOI: 10.1145/3202185.3202765

Technology-aided authoring tools for ASD coaching support, 2018, ACM International Conference Proceeding Series. DOI: 10.1145/3233824.3233839

Emotional Self-Regulation of Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Smartwatches for Monitoring and Interaction, 2017, Sensors. DOI: 10.3390/s17061359

7 Pasos para diseñar un MOOC de Calidad: una Propuesta para la Colaboración entre Profesores y Diseñadores de Aprendizaje., 2017, EMOOCs-ES

Good practices in the development of a MOOC: Evolution based on the experience acquired by the universidad autónoma de madrid in the creation of online courses,Buenas prácticas en el desarrollo de un MOOC: Evolución a partir de la experiencia adquirida por la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid en la creación de cursos online, 2017, CEUR Workshop Proceedings

Taimun Watch: A smartwatch-based system to help individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders self-regulate their emotions, 2017, International Conference on Innovative Technologies for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ITASD 2017)

Using smartphones to assist people with down syndrome in their labour training and integration: A case study, 2017, Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing. DOI: 10.1155/2017/5062371

Easing the integration: A feasible indoor wayfinding system for cognitive impaired people, 2016, Pervasive and Mobile Computing. DOI: 10.1016/j.pmcj.2016.02.003

Including Affect as a Part of the Context in Assistive Technologies for Cognition., 2016, Intelligent Environments 2016

Mobile devices as assistive technologies for ASD: Experiences in the classroom, 2016, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-40355-7_18

The potential of smartwatches for emotional self-regulation of people with autism spectrum disorder, 2016, HEALTHINF 2016 - 9th International Conference on Health Informatics, Proceedings; Part of 9th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies, BIOSTEC 2016

Using smartwatches for behavioral issues in ASD, 2016, ACM International Conference Proceeding Series. DOI: 10.1145/2998626.2998646

ASSIST: Un sistema móvil de asistencia integral para personas con diversidad funcional intelectual, 2015, VI Congreso Internacional de Diseño, Redes de Investigación y Tecnoloǵıa para todos (DRT4ALL)

An Adapted Wayfinding System for Pedestrians with Cognitive Disabilities, 2015, Mobile Information Systems. DOI: 10.1155/2015/520572

Design considerations and evaluation methodology for adapted navigational assistants for people with cognitive disabilities, 2015, HEALTHINF 2015 - 8th International Conference on Health Informatics, Proceedings; Part of 8th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies, BIOSTEC 2015

Experiencias de evaluación de herramientas tecnológicas para la asistencia de personas con discapacidad cognitiva, 2015, XVI Congreso Internacional de Interacción Persona-Ordenador

User study and integration of assistive technologies for people with cognitive disabilities in their daily life activities, 2015, Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments. DOI: 10.3233/ais-150321

AmICog--mobile technologies to assist people with cognitive disabilities in the work place, 2014, ADCAIJ: Advances in Distributed Computing and Artificial Intelligence Journal

Exploring on e-Learning enhancement by mean of advanced interactive tools: The GHIA (Group of advanced interactive tools) proposals, 2014, 2014 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE) Proceedings

Adaptive manuals as assistive technology to support and train people with acquired brain injury in their daily life activities, 2013, Personal and Ubiquitous Computing. DOI: 10.1007/s00779-012-0560-z

AmICog-Tecnoloǵıas móviles para la asistencia global a personas con discapacidad cognitiva en el entorno laboral, 2013, International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence and Assistive Technology

aQRdate-Sistema para la asistencia de personas con discapacidad intelectual en sus actividades de la vida diaria, 2013

GHIA (Grupo de Herramientas Interactivas Avanzadas), UAM, 2012, Informática Educativa Comunicaciones

Distributed schema-based middleware for ambient intelligence environments, 2011, Ubiquitous Developments in Ambient Computing and Intelligence: Human-Centered Applications

Internet of Things: From RFID Systems to Smart Applications, 2011, UPGRADE

ODISEA: Hacia un entorno inteligente basado en un interfaz en lenguaje natural, 2011, Madrid, España

On Studying a Cognitively Impaired Population through a Money Management Application, 2011, Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on User Modeling and Adaptation for Daily Routines (UMADR): Providing Assistance to People with Special and Specific Needs, at UMAP

Presentación. Internet de las cosas: de los sistemas RFID a las aplicaciones inteligentes, 2011, Novática

Programa AQRDATE aplicado en rehabilitación en actividades de la vida diaria en pacientes con daño cerebral adquirido, 2011

Unifying Events from Multiple Devices for Interpreting User Intentions through Natural Gestures, 2011, Human-Computer Interaction - INTERACT 2011. Proceedings of the 13th IFIP TC 13 International Conference. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-23774-4_46

aQRdate program applied to daily life activities for patients with brain damage, 2011

aQRdate: assessing how ubiquitous computing can help people with acquired brain injury in their rehabilitation process, 2011

A Dynamic Spoken Dialogue Interface for Ambient Intelligence Interaction, 2010, International Journal of Ambient Computing and Intelligence. DOI: 10.4018/jaci.2010010103

Superficies multitáctiles horizontales como soporte educativo, 2010

Towards automatically-generated user interfaces for Ambient Intelligence Environments from 2D codes, 2010, 4th Symposium of Ubiquitous Computing and Ambient Intelligence, UCAmI 2010 (CEDI 2010)

Using 2D Codes for Creating Ubiquitous User Interfaces for Ambient Intelligence Environments., 2010, Intelligent Environments (Workshops)

Adaptive interfaces for people with special needs, 2009, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-02481-8_117

Easing the integration and communication in ambient intelligence, 2009, International Journal of Ambient Computing and Intelligence. DOI: 10.4018/jaci.2009070104

Living intelligently assisted: Augmented objects for subtle interaction, 2009, Roots for the Future of Ambient Intelligence - Adjunct Proceedings, 3rd European Conference on Ambient Intelligence, AmI 2009

A study of the use of a virtual agent in an ambient intelligence environment, 2008, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-85483-8_69

Easing the smart home: Semi-automatic adaptation in perceptive environments, 2008, Journal of Universal Computer Science

Ifaces: Adaptative user interfaces for ambient intelligence, 2008, MCCSIS'08 - IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems; Proceedings of Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction 2008

Intelligent virtual agents, 2008

Agentes virtuales 3D para el control de entornos inteligentes domóticos, 2007, VIII Congreso Internacional de Interacción Persona-Ordenador

A mechanism for solving conflicts in ambient intelligent environments, 2006, Journal of Universal Computer Science

A proposal for an XML definition of a dynamic spoken interface for ambient intelligence, 2006, Computational Intelligence, Pt 2, Proceedings

A prototype of context awareness architecture for ambience intelligence at home, 2006, International Symposium on Intelligent Environments, Cambridge, United Kingdom, Microsoft Research

A spoken interface based on the contextual modelling of smart homes, 2006, HCI Related Papers of Interaccion 2004. DOI: 10.1007/1-4020-4205-1_12

DS-UCAT: A new multimodal dialogue system for an academic application, 2006, Proc. Interspeech Satellite Workshop: Dialogue on Dialogues Multidisciplinary Evaluation of Advanced Speech-based Interactive Systems, Lisboa

DS-UCAT: Sistema de diálogo multimodal y multilingüe para un entorno educativo, 2006, IV Jornadas en Tecnoloǵıa del Habla

New Multimodal Dialogue System For An Academic Intelligent Environment, 2006, Smart Homes and Beyond

Semi-automation in Perceptive Environments: A rule-based agents proposal, 2006

Estudio e integración de un sistema de diálogos dinámico en un entorno inteligente, 2005

Multimodal, multilingual and adaptive dialogue system for ubiquitous interaction in an educational space, 2005

Propuesta de definición de una interfaz dinámica para la interacción con el entorno, 2005

Un mecanismo de resolución de conflictos en entornos de Inteligencia Ambiental, 2005, Actas del Simposio de Computación Ubicua e Inteligencia Ambiental, UCAmI

A plug and play spoken dialogue interface for smart environments, 2004, Computational Linguistics and Intelligent Text Processing

A prototype of a context-based architecture for intelligent home environments, 2004, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)

Context adaptive interaction with an automatically created spoken interface for intelligent environments, 2004, Intelligence in Communication Systems

Cooperative Information Systems (CoopIS) 2004 International Conference-Applications, II-A Prototype of a Context-Based Architecture for Intelligent Home Environments, 2004, Lecture Notes in Computer Science

Extending an XML environment definition language for spoken dialogue and web-based interfaces, 2004

Interacción con entornos inteligentes mediante diálogos basados en contexto, 2004, Congreso de interacción Persona Ordenador (Interacción 2004). Lleida

Spoken interaction in intelligent environments: a working system, 2004

El proyecto Interact: El rol de la información contextual, 2003, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. España

Using Context Information to Generate Dynamic User Interfaces, 2003, Human-Computer Interaction: Theory and Practice

Teaching partial differential equations through the Internet: An interactive approach, 2002, Modelling and Simulation 2002

A Comparative Study of Communication Infrastructures for the Implementation of Ubiquitous Computing, 2001, UPGRADE, The European Journal for the Informatics Professional

El proyecto InterAct: Una arquitectura de pizarra para la implementación de Entornos Activos, 2001, Proc of. Congreso de Interaccion Persona-Ordenador (Interaccion 2001), Salamanca, Spain

Adaptación automática de entornos activos mediante agentes basados en reglas

Buenas prácticas en el desarrollo de un MOOC: Evolu-ción a partir de la experiencia adquirida por la Universi-dad Autónoma de Madrid en la creación de cursos online

Facts and challenges in a dialogue system for Smart Environments

Integración de un agente virtual 3D en un entorno de inteligencia ambiental

Interacción adaptada al contexto en una interfaz de diálogos orales para entornos inteligentes

ODISEA: Active Environments for Intelligent Offices and Homes Xavier Alamán, Eloy Anguiano, Fernando Corbacho, Francisco Gómez, Pablo A.

Semi-automation in Perceptive Environments: A rule-based agents proposal

Una propuesta para un modelo de privacidad en entornos activos, Proc. of the Simposio de Computación Ubicua e Inteligencia Ambiental (UCAmI 2005), J. Bravo y X. Alamán (eds.), Thomson