Bflorian

Broadband Network Control and Management and Distributed Systems Group (BCDS)
Department of Computer Technology and Architecture (ATC)
Institute of Informatics and Applications (IIA)
Polithecnic School - University of Girona

telèfons Phone +34 972 ******
  Fax: +34 972 418486
  Office P2-A9, Ed. Narcis Monturiol, Technology Park, Girona
  Address Communications Laboratory, Building P-4, Av. Lluis Santaló, s/n,17071-Girona
e-mail E-mail bflorian@eia.udg.edu, beatriz.florian@correounivalle.edu.co

Research lines :

e-learning, e-assessment, learning analytics, visual analytics, TEL recommender systems, user modeling and user-adpted interaction, adaptation and personalisation, learning management systems (LMS), standards and specifications for e-learning, learning objects and repositories, instructional technology, design and implementation of test scenarios.

Ph.D Thesis (Proposal) :

Learning Analytics Support in Formal Education for Awareness and Reflection of Lifelong Competence Development

Master's Thesis :

Detection of Bad Smells in JAVA Using Software Metrics.
Spanish name: Detección de Bad Smells en JAVA Utilizando Métricas de Software. (Dic. 2004)

Degree Project :

Object-oriented and Platform-independent Graphic Editor for the Database Management System PostgreSQL (Xpg 1.0).
Spanish name: Editor gráfico orientado a objetos y de plataforma independiente para el sistema manejador de bases de datos objeto-relacional PostgreSQL (Xpg 1.0) (Ago. 2001)

Projects

  • Augmented Reality in Adaptive Management Systems for All (ARrELS project). Funded by the Spanish Government. TIN2011-23930.
  • Accessibility an Adptation for ALL in Higher Education (A2UN@ Project) . Financed by Ministry of Education and Sciences of Spain. TIN2008-06862-C04-02.
  • Adaptation based on, modeling and planning for complex user-oriented tasks (ADAPTAPLAN Project). Financed by Ministry of Education and Sciences of Spain. TIN2005-08945-C06-03.
  • PREDICA: Experimental Platform for Recommendation Systems, Knowledge Discovery, Adaptable and Advance consulting Interface Development. School of Systems Engineering from Valle University. Financed by The Colombian Institute of Science and Technology COLCIENCIAS and Universidad del Valle.

2012

  • Florian-Gaviria, B.; Glahn, C.; Fabregat, R.: "A Software Suite for Efficient Use of the European Qualifications Framework in Online and Blended Courses". Submitted to IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies
  • Florian-Gaviria, B.; Drachsler, H.; Specht, M.; Fabregat, R.: "Visualizing Student Activities and Achieved EQF Learning Outcomes with Learning Analytics", Submitted to EC-TEL 2012.

2011

  • Florian-Gaviria, B.: "Learning analytics in competences development based on learners' activity and learning outcomes". Creació d'objectes d'aprenentatge adaptatius, Projecte FEDER – Clúster TIC MEDIA de Girona, Girona, 17 October 2011
  • Florian-Gaviria, B.; Glahn, C.; Drachsler, H.; Specht, M.; Fabregat, R.: "Activity-based learner-models for Learner Monitoring and Recommendations in Moodle". Towards Ubiquitous Learning. C. Delgado Kloos et al. (EDS.), LNCS, 2011, Volume 6964/2011, PP. 111-124. Springer-Verlag Berlin/Heidelberg 2011. Presented at : EC‑TEL 2011. [external link]
  • Florian-Gaviria, B.; Fabregat, R.: "Usability Study of TEL Recommender System and E-assessment Tools United". C. Stephanidis(Ed.): Posters, HCII 2011, Communications in Computer and Information Science, 2011, Volume 173, Part I, pp.138-142, 2011. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011 [external link]

2010

  • Florian-Gaviria, B.; Baldiris, S.M.; Fabregat, R.; De la Hoz Manotas, A.: "A Set of Software Tools to Build an Author Assessment Package on Moodle: Implementing the AEEA Proposal", 2010 IEEE 10th International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT), vol., no., pp.67-69, 5-7 July 2010. Sousse, Tunisia. [external link]
  • Florian-Gaviria, B.; Solarte, O. ; Reyes, J. M: "Propuesta para incorporar la evaluación y pruebas de usabilidad dentro de un proceso de desarrollo de software". Revista EIA, ISSN 1794-1237, Número 13, p. 123-141. Julio 2010. Escuela de Ingeniería de Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia. [external link]
  • Feliu, L.; Florián-Gaviria, B.; Fraguell Sansbelló, R.M.; Montoro, L.; Planas, A.; Saurina Canals, J.; Suñol, J.J.;Vila, X.;Zamora, L.: "Implantación de una red de innovación docente para el análisis y mejora de la evaluación de los estudiantes en la Universidad de Girona". Proceedings VI CIDUI Congreso Internacional Docencia Universitaria e Innovación (Nuevos espacios de calidad en la educación superior. Un análisis comparada y de tendencias), Barcelona, Spain, 2010 [external link]
  • Florian-Gaviria G., B.; Baldiris, S.M.; Fabregat, R.: "A new competency-based e-assessment data model: Implementing the AEEA proposal," Education Engineering (EDUCON), 2010 IEEE , vol., no., pp.473-480, 14-16 April 2010, Madrid, Spain. [external link]

2009

  • Florian-Gaviria, B.; Bustos, J. J.; Uribe, F.: "Aplicación Web para Evaluación Formativa Universitaria Basada en Competencias", Revista Educación en Ingeniería, ISSN 1900-8260, No. 8., P. 1-12, Diciembre 2009 [external link]
  • Florian-Gaviria, B.; Baldiris, S. M.; Fabregat, R.: "Arquitectura para la Evaluación Adaptativa Basada en Competencias". Speech in Congreso Internacional de Ambientes Virtuales de Aprendizaje Adaptativos y Accesibles, CAVA 2009, Universidad de Córdoba, Montería - Colombia. [external link]
  • Florian-Gaviria, B.; Baldiris, S.M.; Fabregat, R.: "Adaptive Evaluation Based on Competencies", Proceedings of the Third Workshop Towards User Modeling and Adaptive Systems for All (TUMAS-A 2009): Modeling and Evaluation of Accessible Intelligent Learning Systems, held in conjunction with the 14th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education (AIED 2009), Brighton, United Kingdom. July 2009 [external link]
  • Florian-Gaviria, B.; Baldiris, S.M.; Fabregat, R.: "Adaptive integral assessment package for the A2UN@ project", EAEEIE Annual Conference, 2009 , vol., no., pp.1-6, 22-24. June 2009. Valencia, Spain. [external link]

2008

  • Gómez, F.; Muñoz, F; Florian-Gaviria, B.; Giraldo, C.A.; Bacca-Cortes, E.B.; Diseño y prueba de un robot móvil con tres niveles de complejidad para la experimentación en robótica. Revista Ingeniería y Competitividad de la Universidad del Valle, ISSN 0123-3033, V.10, No. 2, pp. 53 – 74, 2008 [external link]

2007

  • Kafure, I.; Valencia, M. E.; Rodríguez, P. J.; Florian-Gaviria, B.: Evaluación de la Usabilidad de la Biblioteca Digital PREDICA: Métodos y Técnicas. Proceedings Seminário Internacional de Bibliotecas Digitais Brasil. 2007
  • Florian-Gaviria, B.; Valencia, M. E.; Rodríguez, P. J.; Millán, M.; Gaona, C.M.: Diseño de una plataforma experimental para la búsqueda y recuperación de documentos en una biblioteca digital. Revista Ingeniería y Competitividad de la Universidad del Valle, ISSN 0123-3033, V. 9, Número 2, p. 105-117. 2007 [external link]

2005

  • Florian-Gaviria, B.., Lozano A., Takahashi S. Automatic Detection of Bad Smells Using Software Metrics.  ICSM, 2005. v.21. p.20 – 23 Proceedings at the 1st Software Maintenance International Conference IEEE (ICSM 2005). Budapest, Hungary, September 25th – 30th, 2005.

Ph.D Student in Computer Science

Universitat de Girona, studies in progress, Oct. 2008 - Present, Girona - Spain

Master in Computer Science.

Universidad de los Andes, 9th April 2005, Bogotá - Colombia
Concentrations: Software Construction.

Degree in Computer Science Engineering

Universidad del Valle. 23rd November 2001, Cali - Colombia

Secondary and High School    

Colegio del Sagrado Corazón, 29th June 1993, Cali - Colombia

Musical Studies, Basic and Intermediate Learning Levels

Conservatorio Antonio María Valencia, Cali - Colombia
Main Instrument: Transverse Flute
From 1982 to 1993

Assistant Professor at the Computation and Systems Engineering School

Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia
Since February 2005 - Present.

Database Administrator SIGUE (Sistema de Información Geográfico Unificado Empresarial)

Business Unified Geographical Information System. Bogotá's Aqueduct Geographic Information System Department.
Bogotá, Colombia.
February 2003 to December 2004

Programmer and Software Analyst

Analysis, Design and implementation of the new Admission and Academic Registry System.
Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia
November 2001 to December 2002

Part-time Professor at the Faculty of Engineering

Subjects: Software Engineering and Introduction to Informatics Technologies.
Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia
August 2002 to December 2002

Part-time Professor at the School of Social Communications

Subject: Image Workshop II.
Universidad Santiago de Cali, Cali, Colombia
January 2002 to July 2002

Development and Research

Kazak Solutions Ltda. (Parquesoft / Technological Software Park),
Cali, Colombia
May 2001 to November 2001

Developer Engineer

Dynamic Web Sites Developer. Creatis-Tech, www.teletulua.com.co, www.eduteka.org /
Cali, Colombia
November 2000 to May 2001

Ph.D Scholarship

Given by: Universidad del Valle-Colciencias-LASPAU

Colombian National Prize on Educational Informatics 2004

Category: Communities and network.
For the develop of EDUTEKA
Given by: Latin American Educational-Informatics Network (RIBIE-Col) and the Colombian Ministry of Education.

Master Student Fellowship "Universidad – Empresa"

Universidad de los Andes, Jan. 2003 – Dec. 2004 / Bogota, Colombia

Bachelor´s Degree Project / Meritorious Mention

Universidad del Valle, 2001 / Cali, Colombia

Academic Mention Diploma

Colegio del Sagrado Corazón, 1993 / Cali, Colombia

3rd place: 1st . Solo Performance Contest

Instrument: Tranverse Flute
Antonio María Valencia Conservatory, 1990 / Cali, Colombia
Last Update: May 31 / 2012