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Mariano Rico

m-ricoAssociate Professor

Office 3206 - Facultad de Informática
Boadilla del Monte, Madrid, España

Telephone: +34 910673091
Fax: +34 913524819

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Mariano Rico is an Associate Professor at the OEG research group, belonging to the Artificial Intelligence Department at Univ. Politécnica de Madrid. From 2004 to 2020 he was a senior researcher at OEG.

Mariano holds a PhD in Computer Science from UAM (2009) and a MSc Physics (UAM‐1992).

From 1992 to 2003 he was a R&D engineer and project manager at private companies. For 8 years he held a teaching assistant position at the Escuela Politécnica Superior (UAM). He is responsible for the Spanish chapter of DBpedia (

His research interests include Linked Open Data, Natural Language Processing, Semantic Web technologies and Human-Computer Interaction. He had two stays in the world leading Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI), in Galway, Ireland, where he worked on Interaction with Semantic Web Services and Wiki Technologies. He has participated in european research projects (e.g. Wf4Ever, LIDER) and national projects (e.g. e-Madrid, Upgrid, S5T) at the university.

You can find more information about Mariano in his personal page.


He has participated in the following research projects:



  • e-Madrid ("Investigación y desarrollo de tecnologías para el e-learning en la CM")
  • V-LeaF
  • METEORIC (Meta-Tool Environments for Model-Oriented Collaborative Web Applications)
  • DEDICON (DEsarrollo para DIspositivos de COmputación Natural)
  • S5T (Scaleable Semantic Personalised Search of Spoken and written contents on the Semantic Web)
  • Neptuno: gestión integral de contenidos y publicación de prensa digital personalizada y accesible en la web semántica (FIT-150500-2003-511)


His most relevant 5 publications are these:

  • "A Semantically Enhanced UPnP Control Point to Enhance Multimedia Content";M. Rico,Ó. Corcho, V. Méndez, JM Gómez-Pérez; IEEE Internet Computing 15(6); 2011; Impact (JCR 2011)= 2.000 (Q1).
  • "A Contribution-based Framework for the Creation of Semantically-enabled Web Applications"; Mariano Rico, David Camacho, Óscar Corcho; Information Sciences180(10), pp. 1850-1854; 2010; Impact (JCR 2010): 2.833 (Q1).
  • "A Tool Suite to Enable Web Designers,Web Application Developers and End-users to Handle Semantic Data"; M. Rico, J.A. Macías, D. Camacho, and O. Corcho; International Journal On Semantic Web and Information Systems (IJSWIS); 2010; Impact (JCR 2010):1.678 (Q2).
  • "Symplifying Semantic Web Application Development and Semantic Data Usage"; Mariano Rico; AI Communications 23(1), pp. 65-66; 2010; Impact (JCR 2010): 0.824 (Q3).
  • "A Programming Experience of High School Students in a Virtual World Platform"; Mariano Rico, Gonzalo Martínez-Muñoz, Xavier Alaman, David Camacho and Estrella Pulido; International Journal of Engineering Education; 2011; Impact (JCR 2011): 0.418 (Q3).


Mariano Rico's bibliography



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