Biographical Information

Ruben Tous is an associate professor in the Department of Computer Architecture of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) and Scientific Advisor at Adsmurai. He got his Ph.D in Computer Science and Digital Communication from UPF (Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain) in 2006. Previously he got degrees in Computer Science (UPC, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain) and Business Management (UPF). From 2000 to 2001 he worked as consultant at CapGemini Ernst&Young in Barcelona. From 2001 to 2005 he worked at the Department of Techology of UPF. From 2014 to 2015 he worked at an an associate researcher at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC). He is an expert for the Asociación española de Normalización y Certificación (AENOR) and has been participating as spanish delegate in ISO/MPEG and ISO/JPEG. He has been Co-Chairman of the JPEG's Metadata Group. He is editor of Part 12 of the MPEG-7 standard (MPEG Query Format, ISO/IEC 15938-12:2008) and Parts 1, 3 and 6 of the JPEG's JPSearch standard (ISO/IEC 24800).

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Research interests

My main research interests are Multimedia Big Data Computing, Multimedia Information Retrieval, User Generated Content, Knowledge Representation, Deep Learning, Machine Learning and Computer Vision.

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Mario Macías, Mauro Gómez, Rubèn Tous y Jordi Torres (2015). Introducción a Apache Spark. Para Empezar a Programar el Big Data. Editorial UOC, Noviembre 2015. ISBN: 978-84-9116-037-3
Ruben Tous (2008). Data Integration with XML and Semantic Web Technologies. VDM Verlag Dr. Müller Aktiengesellschaft and Co. KG 2008. ISBN 978-3-8364-7138-1 (Amazon)

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