Roberto Garcia

Roberto García got his MSc. in Computer Science from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC). His MSc. thesis, completed the year 2000, developed a distributed knowledge management system using Semantic Web technologies. Then, he completed a Master in E-Commerce and collaborated in the first steps of a web and interactive systems company before returning to the academic world. In 2001 he got a research assistant position at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) and carried out his research in Semantic Web based multimedia and digital rights management. These research activities concluded with his PhD thesis in 2006 about a Semantic Web approach to DRM. He is now an assistant professor at the Universitat de Lleida (UdL). He is also member of the GRIHO Human-Computer Interaction and Data Integration research group, where he is combining his previous research lines with trying to get the Semantic Web in touch with “real-world” end-users. More details from


Semantic Web for Business: Cases and Applications
Roberto Garcia. © 2009. 446 pages.
The Semantic Web has been around for some years with recent advances in mature technologies and applications. Lately, its development has been demonstrated in its contribution to...
A Methodology for Performance, Content Analysis, and Configuration of Audio/Video-on-Demand Services
Xabiel G. Paneda, David Melendi, Roberto Garcia, Manuel Vilas, Victor Garcia. © 2007. 30 pages.
This article presents a methodology for performance analysis and configuration of audio/video- on-demand services. To maintain a good quality of service and to make a profit for...