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Janneth Chicaiza Espinosa

Country of origin: Ecuador Currently in: Ecuador, Loja General field of specialization: Engineering sciences
Academic Background


2016 Doctorate Engineering sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Computing and Information Technology

Member of the Knowledge-based Systems Research Group, Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja (Ecuador) Reviewer of scholarly publishing and calls for research projects.

Publications resulting from Research: 

Chicaiza, J., Piedra, N. López, J., Tovar, E.: Discovery of potential collaboration networks from open knowledge sources. In Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON), 17-20 April 2018, pp. 1320-1325, 10.1109/EDUCON.2018.8363382

Tapia, M., Calderón, A. Chicaiza, J., Luján-Mora, S. Application of ontologies in higher education: A systematic mapping study. In Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON), 17-20 April 2018, pp. 1344-1353, 10.1109/EDUCON.2018.8363385

Tovar, E., Piedra, N., Chicaiza, J., Lopez, J., Artacho, M.R., Castro, M., Martin, S., Ruiz, E.S.C., Diaz, G., Loro, F.G.: Open educational resources and standards in the eMadrid network, International Symposium on Computers in Education, SIIE 2016: Learning Analytics Technologies, 2016

Chicaiza, J., Piedra, N., J., López, J., Tovar, E.: Recommendation of open educational resources. An approach based on linked open data. In Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON), 25-28 April 2017, 10.1109/EDUCON.2017.7943018

Piedra, N. Chicaiza, J. López, J. Tovar, E.: Seeking Open Educational Resources to compose Massive Open Online Courses in Engineering Education. Journal of Universal Computer Science, 2015

López, J., Piedra, N. Chicaiza, J. Tovar, E.: OER Recommendation for Entrepreneurship Using a Framework based on Social Network Analysis. Revista Iberoamericana de Aprendizaje. Volume 10, Issue 4, 1 November 2015, Article number 7293125, Pages 262-268 2015

Tovar, E., Piedra, N., López, J., and Chicaiza, J.: Open Education Practices as Answer to New Demands of Training in Entrepreneurship Competences: The Role of Recommender Systems, Computer Supported Education: 7th International Conference, CSEDU 2015, Lisbon, Portugal, May 23-25, pp. 3–18, Springer International Publishing, 2016

Chicaiza, J., Piedra, N. López, J. Tovar, E.: A User Profile Definition in context of recommendation of Open Educational Resources. An approach based on Linked Open Vocabularies. In Proceedings of Frontiers in Education Conference, (FIE) 2015, Texas, United States, October 21-24

Piedra, N. Tovar, E. Colomo-Palacios, R. Lopez-Vargas, J. Chicaiza, J.: Consuming and producing linked open data: the case of OpenCourseWare. Program, Vol. 48 Iss: 1, pp.16 – 40, 2014

Tovar, E. Piedra, N. Chicaiza, J. Lopez, J. Martínez, O. Development and promotion of OERs. Outcomes of an international research project under OpenCourseWare model. Journal of Universal Computer Science, 2012

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Full Professor in the Computer Science Department, Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja (Ecuador), since april 2004

Workshop and Conference Attended

2019 Gran Canaria, Spain Application of Intelligent Systems (APPIS 2019)
2018 Tenerife, Spain EDUCON2018 – IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference
2018 Algarve, Portugal 17th International Conference on Information Technology Based Higher Education
2017 Barcelona, Spain 2017 9th International Conference on Education Technology and Computers
2017 Lisbon, Portugal CISTI 2017 : 12th Iberian Conference on Information Systems and Technologies

Presentation given

Linked Open Knowledge Organization Systems
Gran Canaria, Spain
Event: Academic
Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Oct 2017
Outstanding reviewers
Awards for Excellence – 2017, “Outstanding reviewers” mention, granted by Emerald Publishing, UK, 2017
Nov 2015
Research Recognition Award
Research Recognition Award granted by IEEE-Ecuador Chapter
May 2015
Tomás Moro
Humanistic Award “Tomás Moro”, which recognize the human quality of the staff working at the Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja, 2015

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