Edmundo Tovar Caro


Position: Professor

Phone: +34-91-336 69 20

Fax: +34-91-352.48.19


Departamento de Inteligencia Artificial
Facultad de Informática
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
28660-Boadilla del Monte, MADRID

Summary of the Curriculum Vitae


    Graduated in Computer Science (UPM-1986).
    Ph.D. in Computer Science (UPM-1994).

Current Responsibilities

    Professor in the Facultad de Informática of the UPM, of Knowledge Engineering and coordinator of the topic "Computer Function of the Company" (from 1995).

    Professor in the Doctorate Program of the Software Engineering Department of the Facultad de Informática de la UPM of the topic "Software Requirements Engineering and its impact in Software Quality" (from 1996)

    Member of the program of Software Engineers' Competence Certification, developed by the IEEE Computer Society.

    Quality Engineer in the UNL Universal Networking Language Project, sponsored by the Institute of Advanced Studies of the United Nations University (IAS/UNU) and member of the Quality Permanent Committee of the UNL Society (from 1998).

    Quality Engineer in the FLEX Project: "Flexible Knowledge-Based Information Access and Navigation using multimodal input/output" (ESPRIT P29158). European Commission. (from 1999)

Professional Experience

Adviser for the "Design of an Independent Validation and Verification Center for the European Spatial Agency". (1998)
University Professor in the Facultad de Informática of UPM, imparting classes of Information Systems and Software Engineering.
Guest Professor in the Software Engineering Master of the Computing Science Department of the Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh.
Professor in various Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering Masters in Spain and Latino America.
Director of the Expert Systems Department in "TEICE CONTROL, S.A."
Software Engineer in "Empresarios Agrupados S.A.".
Analyst and System Technician, in the Minister of Public Administrations.


  • An User Model for an effective medical information search in the web. International Symposium on Medical Information & Fuzzy Technology (MIF'99) Hanoi Vietnam. Selected for publishing in the Biomedical Soft Computing & Human Sciences Journal, Vol 1, N. 2 (1).
  • A measurement framework that supports evaluation in Knowledge Engineering. Expert Systems, 1997.
  • A process to build a Measurement Framework for KBS Development. Proceedings ISAI/IFIS, Mexico 1996.
  • An Approach to measure the Knowledge-Based System Development. Communications and Cognition - Artificial Intelligence, 1996.
  • Foundations for a Proposed method of applying software metrics in Knowledge Engineering. ES'96, British Computer Society, Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • A Method of Applying Software Metrics in Knowledge Engineering.  EXPERSYS, Paris 1996.
  • Applicability of McCabe's complexity metric to Knowledge Engineering Products". Proceeding SEKE'94, Latvia, May 1994.
  • Several speeches on Engineering Educational Activities.
  • Multiple Technical Reports related to research projects in which I have participated.


    Expert Evaluator on the Quality of Engineering Programs. SECAI Method. Columbus Program. UNESCO.
    Member of several Scientific Congress Program Committees.
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