Maikel Leon Espinosa

Maikel Leon Espinosa

Lecturer, Business Technology

Research Interests

Artificial intelligence; machine learning; knowledge engineering; knowledge representation; data mining; big data; human-computer interaction; intelligent teaching-learning systems; student model; and software validation and usability

Featured Publications

  • Leon et al. (2016), “Modeling and Experimentation Framework for Fuzzy Cognitive Maps”. AAAI 2016: 4361-4362

    Leon et al. (2015), “A computational tool for simulation and learning of Fuzzy Cognitive Maps”. FUZZ-IEEE 2015: 1-8.

    Leon et al. (2014), “Learning and Clustering of Fuzzy Cognitive Maps for Travel Behaviour Analysis”. Knowledge and Information Systems. ISSN: 0219-1377. Springer-Verlag London.

    Leon et al. (2013), “Tackling Travel Behaviour: An approach based on Fuzzy Cognitive Maps”. International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems. Vol. 6, No. 6, pp. 1012-1039.

    Leon et al. (2013), “A Travel Behaviour Study through Learning and Clustering of Fuzzy Cognitive Maps”. Decision Aid Models for Disaster Management and Emergencies. Atlantis Computational Intelligence Systems. Vol. 7, pp. 259-293. Atlantis Press. ISSN: 1875-7650.

    Leon et al. (2013), “Fuzzy Cognitive Maps with Rough Concepts”. Artificial Intelligence Applications and Innovations. IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology. Vol. 412, pp. 527-536.

    Hannes, Kusumastuti, Leon, Janssens, Vanhoof and Wets (2012), “Mental maps and travel behaviour: meanings and models”. Journal of Geographical Systems, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 143-165. ISSN: 1435-5930.

    Leon et al. (2012), “Learning Method Inspired on Swarm Intelligence for Fuzzy Cognitive Maps: Travel Behaviour Modelling”. Artificial Neural Networks and Machine Learning, Part I. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Vol. 7552, pp. 718-725. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. ISSN: 0302-9743.

    I. Grau, Napoles, Leon, and R. Grau (2012), “Fuzzy Cognitive Maps for modelling, predicting and interpreting HIV drug resistance”. Advances in Artificial Intelligence. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Vol. 7637, pp. 31-40. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.

    Napoles, I. Grau, Leon and R. Grau (2012), “Modelling, aggregation and simulation of a dynamic biological system through Fuzzy Cognitive Maps”. Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. Best paper award.

    Mkrtchyan, Leon, Depaire, Ruan and Vanhoof (2012), “Clustering of Fuzzy Cognitive Maps for Travel Behavior Analysis”. Advances in Intelligent and Soft-Computing series. Vol. 171, pp. 57-66. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. ISBN: 978-3-642-30864-2.

    Leon et al. (2011), “A Fuzzy Cognitive Maps Modeling, Learning and Simulation Framework for studying Complex System”. New challenges on Bioinspired applications, Part II. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Vol. 6687, pp. 243-256. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.

    Leon et al. (2011), “Two steps Individuals Travel Behavior Modeling through Fuzzy Cognitive Maps Pre-definition and Learning”. Advances on Artificial Intelligence, Part II. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence. Vol. 7095, pp. 82-94. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.

    Leon et al. (2011), “Mapas Cognitivos Difusos aplicados a un problema de Comportamiento de Viajes”. III Taller Internacional de Descubrimiento de Conocimiento, Gestión del Conocimiento y Toma de Decisiones. Eureka Iberoamérica. Universidad de Cantabria, Santander, España.

    Leon et al. (2010), “Fuzzy Cognitive Maps for modeling Complex Systems”. Advances on Artificial Intelligence, Part I. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence. Vol. 6437, pp. 166-174. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.

    Leon et al. (2010), “Cognitive Mapping and Knowledge Engineering in Travel Behavior Sciences”. CEDI Congreso Español de Informática (SICO Simposio de Inteligencia Computacional). Universidad Politécnica de Valencia. Capítulo Español de la IEEE Computational Intelligence Society. IBERGARCETA. ISBN: 978-84-92812-62-2.

    Leon et al. (2010), “A Revision and Experience using Cognitive Mapping and Knowledge Engineering in Travel Behavior Sciences”. “POLIBITS” Research journal on Computer Science and Computer Engineering with Applications. ISSN: 1870-9044.

    Leon et al. (2009), “Considering Artificial Intelligence Techniques to perform Adaptable Knowledge Structures”. World Scientific Series on Computer Engineering and Information Science - Vol. 2. Intelligent Decision Making Systems, pp. 88-93.

    Leon et al. (2009), “Cognitive Maps in Transport Behavior”. MICAI Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence. IEEE Computer Society Press.

    Hannes, Kusumastuti, Janssens, Vanhoof, Leon and Wets (2009), “Modelling Multiple Meanings of Mental Maps”. IATBR 12th International Conference on Travel Behaviour Research.

    Leon et al. (2009), “Mapas mentales y cognitivos difusos para problemas relacionados con decisiones de transporte”. II Taller de Descubrimiento de Conocimiento, Gestión del Conocimiento y Toma de Decisiones, Eureka Iberoamérica. Panamá. ISBN: 978-959-261-304-1.

    Leon et al. (2008), “Combining Concept Maps and Petri Nets to Generate Intelligent Tutoring Systems: A Possible Approach”. Advances on Artificial Intelligence. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence. Vol. 5317. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.

    Leon et al. (2008), “La Inteligencia Artificial en la Informática Educativa. Revista de Informática Educativa y Medios Audiovisuales. Vol. 5(10), pp. 11-18. ISSN: 1667-8338. LIE-FI-UBA.

    Leon et al. (2007), “Features Selection through FS-Testors in Case-Based Systems of Teaching-Learning”. Advances on Artificial Intelligence. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence. Vol. 4827, pp. 1206-1217. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.

    Leon et al. (2007), “Concept Maps and Case-Based Reasoning: A perspective for the Intelligent Teaching/Learning Systems”. EATIS Euro American Conference on Telematics and Information System. ACM Association for Computing Machinery Digital Library. Portugal. ISBN: 978-1-59593-598-4.

    Leon et al. (2007), “Concept Maps Combined with Case-Based Reasoning to Elaborate Intelligent Teaching-Learning Systems”. ISDA Seventh International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications. IEEE Computer Society Press. Brasil. ISSN: 0-7695-2976-3.

    Leon et al. (2007), “Generating Intelligent Teaching-Learning Systems using Concept Maps and Case-Based Reasoning”. Revista Avances en Sistemas e Informática. Vol.4 No. 1. Colombia. ISSN: 1657-7663.

    Leon et al. (2007), “Two Approaches to Generate Intelligent Teaching-Learning Systems using Artificial Intelligence Techniques”. MICAI Mexican International Conference on Artificial Intelligence. IEEE Computer Society Press.

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Computer Science, Hasselt University (Belgium), 2012
  • M.S., Computer Science Summa Cum Laude, Central University of Las Villas (Cuba), 2007
  • B.S., Computer Science Summa Cum Laude, Central University of Las Villas (Cuba), 2006

Honors and Awards

  • National Award of Cuban Academy of Sciences to the Most Relevant Research in Computer Science, 2015
  • Several awards from Cuban Academy of Science and other Institutions in the area of Computer Science , 2006 - 2015
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