about me

Lidia Contreras Ochando

PhD Student in Computer Science

PhD Student in Computer Science in the DMIP team (a subgroup of ELP) of the Department of Computer Systems and Computation of the Universitat Politènica de València, under the supervision of Cèsar Ferri and José Hernández-Orallo.


MECD FPU Grant (2016-2020): REF FPU15/03219

    My thesis research is focused on the automation of the Data Science process, especially in the data wrangling step.


  • President and co-founder of dataUPV group
  • Founder and co-organizer of R-Ladies Valencia
  • Member of NASA Datanauts 2017 Fall Class

experience

Researcher in Data Science - Universitat Politècnica de València

Oct 2015 - Current

Member of the DMIP group at Department of Computer Systems and Computation.

Member of the LOBASS Project.

Researcher in Data Science - Université de Strasbourg

Apr 2016 - Oct 2016

Member of the SDC group at iCube Department (Le laboratoire des sciences de l'ingénieur, de l'informatique et de l'imagerie), under the supervision of Nicolas Lachiche.

Member of the REFRAME project.

Webmaster (collaboration grant) at Universitat Politècnica de València

Oct 2013 - Oct 2015

Webmaster at School of Informatics.

education

PhD in Computer Science - Universitat Politècnica de València

Current

MECD FPU Grant (2016-2020)

Master's Degree in Information Management at Universitat Politècnica de València

Sep 2016

Best Master's records award

Best Final Project award

Bachelor's Degree in Informatics Engineering - Universitat Politècnica de València

Sept 2014

Technical Engineer in Administrative Data Processing - Universitat Politècnica de València

Sept 2011

Awards

Poster finalist on IV phD Students Meeting UPV

May 2017

Sandalio Miguel - Maria Aparicio award for airVLC project

Nov 2016

Best Master Final Project award - Cátedra de Transparencia y participació

Oct 2016

Best Master's records award - Universitat Politècnica de València

Oct 2016

1st local award, 3rd national award, Telefónica's Open Future award, Open Data valencia award and Open Webinars award in HackFoorGood Valencia 2016

Feb 2016

3rd local award, Telefónica's Think Big award and Best challenge award in HackFoorGood Valencia 2015

Apr 2015

Finalist on iConference's Social Media Expo with Transparency Science project

Mar 2015

Publications

Domain specific induction for data wrangling automation (Demo)

Lidia Contreras-Ochando, Cèsar Ferri, José Hernández-Orallo, Fernando Martínez-Plumed, María José Ramírez-Quintana and Susumu Katayama

Automatic Machine Learning Workshop (AutomML) @ ICML 2017, Sídney (Australia), [PDF]

airVLC: An application for visualizing wind-sensitive interpolation of urban air pollution forecasts

Lidia Contreras-Ochando and Cèsar Ferri

IEEE International Conference on Data Mining series (ICDM 2016), Barcelona (Spain), [PDF]

General-Purpose Inductive Programming for Data Wrangling Automation

Lidia Contreras-Ochando, Fernando Martínez-Plumed, Cèsar Ferri, José Hernández-Orallo and M. José Ramírez-Quintana

Artificial Intelligence for Data Science (AI4DataSci) @ NIPS 2016, Barcelona (Spain), [PDF]

Logging Data Scientists: Collecting Evidence for Data Science Automation

Lidia Contreras-Ochando, Fernando Martínez-Plumed, Cèsar Ferri, José Hernández-Orallo and M. José Ramírez-Quintana

Artificial Intelligence for Data Science (AI4DataSci) @ NIPS 2016, Barcelona (Spain), [PDF]

CASP-DM: Bringing a Context-Aware Standard Process for Data Mining to Data Science

Hana Alouaoui, Lidia Contreras-Ochando, Cèsar Ferri, Peter Flach, José Hernández-Orallo, Meelis Kull, Nicolas Lachiche, Fernando Martínez-Plumed and M. José Ramírez-Quintana

European Data Science Conference (ECDS 2016), Luxembourg

Predicción e interpolación dinámica de los niveles de contaminación atmosférica mediante datos de intensidad de tráfico y dirección del viento

Lidia Contreras Ochando

Master thesis, [PDF]

Cycling network projects: a decision-making aid approach

Fernando Martínez-Plumed, Cèsar Ferri, and Lidia Contreras-Ochando

SoGood 2016 @ ECML 2016, Riva del Garda (Italy), pp 96-109, 2016, [PDF]

Wind-sensitive interpolation of urban air pollution forecasts

Lidia Contreras-Ochando and Cèsar Ferri

International Conference on Computational Science 2016, ICCS 2016, California (USA), [PDF]

Airvlc: An application for real time forecasting urban air pollution

Lidia Contreras-Ochando, Cristina I. Font-Julián, Francisco Contreras-Ochando and Cèsar Ferri

2nd Mining Urban Data Workshop (MUD2) @ ICML 2015, Lille (France), [PDF]

Transparency Science: Retorno de la inversión en investigación: ¿Dónde van realmente los fondos?

Lidia Contreras, Cristina I. Font, Paulina Morillo and Diego Vallejo

XIV Jornadas Españolas de Documentación (FESABID 2015), Gijón (Spain)

TransparencyScience: Return on research investment, where do the funds go?

Lidia Contreras, Cristina I. Font, Paulina Morillo and Diego Vallejo

Social Media Expo @ iConference 2015, California (USA), [PDF]

Talks

Domain specific induction for data wrangling automation

Automatic Machine Learning Workshop (AutomML) @ ICML 2017, Sídney (Australia)

Taller de Ciencia de Datos. Tú haz las preguntas, los datos responden. (Data Science Workshop)

Forum Lluis Vives, 2017 (Valencia, Spain)

dataUPV

El reto del talento universitario, el empoderamiento y la creación de comunidades: Generación Espontánea

Jornadas Técnicas de RedIRIS 2016, Valencia (Spain)

airVLC: An application for visualizing wind-sensitive interpolation of urban air pollution forecasts (DEMO)

IEEE International Conference on Data Mining series (ICDM 2016), Barcelona (Spain)

Logging Data Scientists: Collecting Evidence for Data Science Automation

Artificial Intelligence for Data Science (AI4DataSci) @ NIPS 2016, Barcelona (Spain)

Introducción a los datos abiertos

La ola que viene

OuiShare Fest Barcelona 2016, Barcelona (Spain)

Introducción a los datos abiertos

Valencia.rb, 2016, Valencia (Spain)

Cycling network projects: a decision-making aid approach

SoGood 2016 @ ECML 2016, Riva del Garda (Italy)

Predicción de contaminación con técnicas de Machine Learning

Segunda reunión de usuarios de R en Valencia

Usuarios R Valencia, 2016, Valencia (Spain)

Data Science for Smart Cities

Women Techmakers 2016, Castellón (Spain)

Posters

Domain specific induction for data wrangling automation

Automatic Machine Learning Workshop (AutomML) @ ICML 2017, Sídney (Australia) [PDF]

Data Science by Demonstration

Summer School on Machine Learning, 2017 (Benicassim, Spain) [PDF]

Data Science by Demonstration

IV Encuentro de Estudiantes de Doctorado UPV (IV Students Meeting UPV), 2017 (Valencia, Spain) [PDF]

General-Purpose Inductive Programming for Data Wrangling Automation

Lidia Contreras-Ochando, Fernando Martínez-Plumed, Cèsar Ferri, José Hernández-Orallo and M. José Ramírez-Quintana

Artificial Intelligence for Data Science (AI4DataSci) @ NIPS 2016, Barcelona (Spain), [PDF]

Logging Data Scientists: Collecting Evidence for Data Science Automation

Lidia Contreras-Ochando, Fernando Martínez-Plumed, Cèsar Ferri, José Hernández-Orallo and M. José Ramírez-Quintana

Artificial Intelligence for Data Science (AI4DataSci) @ NIPS 2016, Barcelona (Spain), [PDF]

Wind-sensitive interpolation of urban air pollution forecasts

Lidia Contreras-Ochando and Cèsar Ferri

11th Women in Machine Learning Workshop (WiML2016) @ NIPS 2016, Barcelona (Spain), [PDF]

CASP-DM: Bringing a Context-Aware Standard Process for Data Mining to Data Science

Hana Alouaoui, Lidia Contreras-Ochando, Cèsar Ferri, Peter Flach, José Hernández-Orallo, Meelis Kull, Nicolas Lachiche, Fernando Martínez-Plumed and M. José Ramírez-Quintana

European Data Science Conference (ECDS 2016), Luxembourg

contact info

Lab. L201
Department of Computer Systems and Computation
Universitat Politècnica de València
Camino de Vera s/n, Valencia, Spain.