Angel A. Juan

Angel A. Juan (ajuanp@gmail.com) is an associate professor of simulation and data analysis in the computer sciences department at the Open University of Catalonia (Spain). He is also a lecturer at the Technical University of Catalonia. He holds a PhD in industrial engineering (UNED), an MS in information technology (Open University of Catalonia), and an MS in applied computational mathematics (University of Valencia). His research interests include computer simulation, applied data analysis, and mathematical e-learning. He has published several papers in international journals, books, and proceedings regarding these fields. As a researcher, he has been involved in several international research projects.

Publications

Biased Randomization of Classical Heuristics
Angel A. Juan, José Cáceres-Cruz, Sergio González-Martín, Daniel Riera, Barry B. Barrios. © 2014. 11 pages.
Optimizing Routes with Safety and Environmental Criteria in Transportation Management in Spain: A Case Study
Javier Faulin, Fernando Lera-López, Angel A. Juan. © 2013. 22 pages.
The object of logistic management is to optimise the whole value chain of the distribution of goods and merchandise. One of the main aspects of such an analysis is the...
Teaching Mathematics Online: Emergent Technologies and Methodologies
Angel A. Juan, Maria A. Huertas, Sven Trenholm, Cristina Steegmann. © 2012. 414 pages.
Educational technologies (e-learning environments or learning management systems for individual and collaborative learning, Internet resources for teaching and learning, academic...
Hybrid Algorithms for Service, Computing and Manufacturing Systems: Routing and Scheduling Solutions
Jairo R. Montoya-Torres, Angel A. Juan, Luisa Huaccho Huatuco, Javier Faulin, Gloria L. Rodriguez-Verjan. © 2012. 354 pages.
In a global, highly competitive environment, organizations face increasing economic pressure and customer demands for more complex products and services. Hybrid algorithms have...
Long-Term Experiences in Mathematics E-Learning in Europe and the USA
Sven Trenholm, Angel A. Juan, Jorge Simosa, Amilcar Oliveira. © 2012. 20 pages.
This chapter presents a comparative study regarding four long-term experiences teaching mathematics online at four different universities in Europe and the USA. The chapter first...
Collaborative and Distributed E-Research: Innovations in Technologies, Strategies and Applications
Angel A. Juan, Thanasis Daradoumis, Meritxell Roca, Scott E. Grasman, J. Faulin. © 2012. 419 pages.
Technology has made it possible to conduct research and form research groups that are not limited by geographic location. The field of Collaborative and Distributed E-Research...
A Hybrid Algorithm Based on Monte-Carlo Simulation for the Vehicle Routing Problem with Route Length Restrictions
Angel A. Juan, Javier Faulin, Tolga Bektas, Scott E. Grasman. © 2012. 14 pages.
This chapter describes an approach based on Monte Carlo Simulation (MCS) to solve the Capacitated Vehicle Routing Problem (CVRP) with route length restrictions and customer...
Using the Critical Incident Technique to Identify Factors of Service Quality in Online Higher Education
María J. Martínez-Argüelles, José M. Castán, Angel A. Juan. © 2012. 17 pages.
Information technologies are changing the way in which higher education is delivered. In this regard, there is a necessity for developing information systems that help university...
Monitoring Students’ Activity and Performance in Online Higher Education: A European Perspective
Fernando Lera-López, Javier Faulin, Angel A. Juan, Victor Cavaller. © 2012. 18 pages.
In this chapter the authors first explain the recently created European Higher Education Area and its implications over instructors’ and students’ roles. They also analyze how...
E-Mentoring: Issues and Experiences in Starting e-Research Collaborations in Graduate Programs
Javier Faulin, Angel A. Juan, Fernando Lera, Barry B. Barrios, Alex Forcada. © 2012. 20 pages.
This chapter introduces the interrelated concepts of e-Research and e-Mentoring, reviews some recent works related to them, and discusses their importance in a global...
Optimizing Routes with Safety and Environmental Criteria in Transportation Management in Spain: A Case Study
Javier Faulin, Fernando Lera-López, Angel A. Juan. © 2011. 22 pages.
The object of logistic management is to optimise the whole value chain of the distribution of goods and merchandise. One of the main aspects of such an analysis is the...
Architectures for Distributed and Complex M-Learning Systems: Applying Intelligent Technologies
Santi Caballé, Fatos Xhafa, Thanasis Daradoumis, Angel A. Juan. © 2010. 436 pages.
Over the last decade, the needs of educational organizations have been changing in accordance with increasingly complex pedagogical models and with the technological evolution of...
Monitoring and Assessment in Online Collaborative Environments: Emergent Computational Technologies for E-Learning Support
Angel A. Juan, Thanasis Daradoumis, Fatos Xhafa, Santi Caballé, Javier Faulin. © 2010. 324 pages.
Due to growing technologies for learning processes, universities are making modifications in the development and construction of courses and services they offer. Monitoring and...
Monitoring Students' Activity and Performance in Online Higher Education: A European Perspective
Fernando Lera-López, Javier Faulin, Angel A. Juan, Victor Cavaller. © 2010. 18 pages.
In this chapter the authors first explain the recently created European Higher Education Area and its implications over instructors’ and students’ roles. They also analyze how...
Using the Critical Incident Technique to Identify Factors of Service Quality in Online Higher Education
María J. Martínez-Argüelles, José M. Castán, Angel A. Juan. © 2010. 16 pages.
Information technologies are changing the way in which higher education is delivered. In this regard, there is a necessity for developing information systems that help university...