Role in SkillsMatch project:
Work package 2 and 3 senior researcher, participant in almost all the WPs.
Your team in this project:
The UAH team joins several researchers of our department of Computer Sciences, including Luis Fernández, Lead Researcher, José María Gutiérrez, head of the department and others. I will work in the UAH team with a special focus on the research aspects
and cooperate sometimes with the teams from other partners accordingly to the working plan in each WP.
Why do you like this project?
I believe that the social interest for the development of soft skills keeps on growing, and also for the related enabling technologies. From a technological point of view, I find the project approach very attractive, promoting the integration of different open resources, as well as the main role played by the ESCO classification, leading to improvements in standardization. I hope that the users will find the system useful for the development of soft-skills associated with their jobs of interest and that it gets a place in the market.
What are the challenges you will be facing to complete your tasks in this project?
The development of NC Skills is a challenging field for the application of open knowledge technologies, the tasks in which I will be involved include questions present along the project related to the NC skills framework definition and application, as well as its utility for the user needs.
What do you hope to achieve in this project?
Creating a useful platform for the users, and that they consider it an aid to achieve their objectives. In general, having achieved a remarkable innovative experience in the field of open knowledge technologies applied to the development of NC skills.
I have participated in a relevant number of ICT R&D national (Spain) and European projects, heading some of them, related with intelligent systems, natural language processing, big data and open data applications, with a special focus on web applications and also the health domain. Some projects with aspects and technological elements related to some extent with Skill Match are IPHealth, Naviga and Mavir.