Journal Articles

Journal articles are an essential mean for scientific communication and have become one of the most relevant indicators of research activity. Below you can find a list of articles (co-)authored by Dr. Maestre. Note that the list is divided in 6-year periods because the Spanish research system evaluates the quality and performance of their researchers using this time span. 

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Data-driven Human Modeling: Quantifying Personal Tendency toward Laziness IEEE Control Systems Letters.

Coalitional Model Predictive Control on Freeways Traffic Networks IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2020.

Generalizing Fuzzy SARSA Learning for Real-Time Operation of Irrigation Canals Water, 2020, 12(9), 2407.

Multi-objective Model Predictive Control for Real-time Operation of a Multi-Reservoir System Water, 2020.

Evaluating Optimization Objectives in Linear Quadratic Control Applied to Open Canal Automation ASCE's Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 2020, Vol. 146, Issue 11.

Design of PI controllers for Irrigation Canals based on Linear Matrix Inequalities Water, 2020, 12, 855. PDF

Decentralized Ellipsoidal State Estimation for Linear Model Predictive Control of an Irrigation Canal Journal of Hydroinformatics, 2020, 22 (3): 593–605.

Potential Assessment of Non-Automatic and Automatic Modernization Alternatives for the Improvement of Water Distribution Supplied By Surface-Water Resources: a Case Study in Iran Agricultural Water Management , 2020, vol. 230, p. 105964.

Reducing Losses in Earthen Agricultural Water Conveyance and Distribution Systems by Employing Automatic Control Systems Computers and Electronics in Agriculture , 2020, vol. 168, p. 105122.

Resilient Distributed Model Predictive Control for Energy Management of Interconnected Microgrids Optimal Control Applications and Methods, 2020, vol. 41, no 1, p. 146-169.

Multicriteria Optimal Operation of a Microgrid Considering Risk Analysis, Renewable Resources, and Model Predictive Control Optimal Control Applications and Methods, 2020, vol. 41, no 1, p. 94-106.

Scenario-Based Hierarchical and Distributed MPC for Water Resources Management with Dynamical Uncertainty Water Resources Management, 2019, vol. 33, no 2, p. 677-696.

An Economic-Operational Framework for Optimum Agricultural Water Distribution in Irrigation Districts Without Water Marketing Agricultural Water Management, 2019, vol. 221, p. 348-361.

Energy-Aware Resource Management in Heterogeneous Cellular Networks With Hybrid Energy Sources IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, 2019, vol. 16, no 1, p. 279-293.

Developing a Centralized Automatic Control System to Increase Flexibility of Water Delivery Within Predictable and Unpredictable Irrigation Water Demands Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 2019, vol. 163, p. 104862.

Multi-Scenario Model Predictive Control Based on Genetic Algorithms for Level Regulation of Open Water Systems under Ensemble Forecasts Water Resources Management, 2019, vol. 33, no 9, p. 3025-3040.

Vulnerabilities in Lagrange-Based Distributed Model Predictive Control Optimal Control Applications and Methods, 2018, vol. 39, no 2, p. 601-621. (JCR IF 1.452: Mathematics, Applied 81/254, Q2, T1, D4; Operations Research & Management Science 49/84, Q3, T2, D6; Automation & Control Systems 43/62, Q3, T3, D7)

Coalitional Planning for Energy Efficiency of HetNets Powered by Hybrid Energy Sources IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 2018, vol. 67, no 7, p. 6573-6584. (JCR IF 5.339: Transportation Science & Technology 5/37, Q1, T1, D2; Engineering, Electrical & Electronic 30/265, Q1, T1, D2; Telecommunications 11/88, Q1, T1, D2)

An Application of Economic Model Predictive Control to Inventory Management in Hospitals Control Engineering Practice, 2018, vol. 71, p. 120-128. (JCR IF 3.232: Engineering, Electrical & Electronic 81/265, Q2, T1, D4; Automation & Control Systems 22/62, Q2, T2, D4)

Coalitional Control for Self-Organizing Agents IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 2018, vol. 63, no 9, p. 2883-2897. (JCR IF 5.093: Automation & Control Systems 10/62, Q1, T1, D2; Engineering, Electrical & Electronic 35/265, Q1, T1, D2)

Atomicity and Non-anonymity in Population-like Games for the Energy Efficiency of Hybrid-power HetNets IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, 2018, vol. 15, no 4, p. 1600-1614. (JCR IF 4.682: Computer Science, Information Systems 13/155, Q1, T1, D1)

Operational Performance Improvements in Irrigation Canals to Overcome Groundwater Overexploitation Agricultural Water Management, 2018, vol. 204, p. 234-246. (JCR IF 3.542: Agronomy 9/89, Q1, T1, D2; Water Resources 12/91, Q1, T1, D2)

A Game Theoretical Randomized Method for Large-Scale Systems Partitioning IEEE Access, 2018, vol. 6, p. 42245-42263. (JCR IF 4.098: Engineering, Electrical & Electronic 52/265, Q1, T1, D2; Telecommunications 19/88, Q1, T1,D3; Computer Science, Information Systems, 23/155, Q1, T1, D2)

Off the Shelf Cloud Robotics for the Smart Home: Empowering a Wireless Robot through Cloud Computing Sensors, 2017, vol. 17, no 3, p. 525. (JCR IF 2.475: Chemistry, Analytical 31/81, Q2, T2, D4; Instruments & Instrumentation 16/61, Q2, T1, D3; Electrochemistry 15/28, Q3, T2, D6)

Networked Control Design for Coalitional Schemes Using Game-Theoretic Methods Automatica, 2017, vol. 78, p. 320-332. (JCR IF 6.126: Automation & Control Systems 3/61, Q1, T1, D1; Engineering, Electrical & Electronic 17/260, Q1, T1, D1)

A Practical Approach for Hybrid Distributed MPC Journal of process Control, 2017, vol. 55, p. 30-41. (JCR IF 2.787: Engineering, Chemical 42/137, Q2, T1, D4; Automation & Control Systems 18/61, Q2, T1, D3)

On the Comparison of Stochastic Model Predictive Control Strategies Applied to a Hydrogen-Based Microgrid Journal of Power Sources, 2017, vol. 343, p. 161-173. (JCR IF 6.945: Electrochemistry 3/28, Q1, T1, D2; Energy & Fuels 9/97, Q1, T1, D1; Chemistry, Physical 26/147, Q1, T1, D2; Materials Science, Multidisciplinary 34/285, Q1, T1, D2)

An Assessment of Different User–BS Association Policies for Green HetNets in Off‐Grid Environments Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies, 2017, vol. 28, no 12, p. e3227. (JCR IF 1.610: Telecommunications 50/87, Q3, T2, D6)

The Banzhaf Value as a Design Tool in Coalitional Control Systems & Control Letters, Volume 104, June 2017, Pages 21-30. (JCR IF 2.656: Operations Research & Management Science 19/84, Q1, T1, D3; Automation & Control Systems 20/61, Q2, T1, D4)

Distributed Predictive Control with Minimization of Mutual Disturbances Automatica, 2017, vol. 77, p. 31-43. (JCR IF 6.126: Automation & Control Systems 3/61, Q1, T1, D1; Engineering, Electrical & Electronic 17/260, Q1, T1, D1)

Node Aggregation for Enhancing PageRank IEEE Access, 2017, vol. 5, p. 19799-19811. (JCR IF 3.557: Computer Science, Information Systems 24/148, Q1, T1, D2; Engineering, Electrical & Electronic 48/260, Q1, T1, D2; Telecommunications 19/87, Q1, T1, D3)

Coalitional Control: Cooperative Game Theory and Control IEEE Control Systems Magazine, 2017, vol. 37, no 1, p. 53-69. (JCR IF 5.060: Automation & Control Systems 6/61, Q1, T1, D1)

Stochastic Model Predictive Control Approaches Applied to Drinking Water Networks Optimal Control Applications and Methods, 2017, vol. 38, no 4, p. 541-558. (JCR IF 1.614: Mathematics, Applied 50/252, Q1, T1, D2; Operations Research & Management Science 39/84, Q2, T2, D5; Automation & Control Systems 34/61 Q3, T2, D6)

Harsanyi Power Solutions in Coalitional Control Systems IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 2017, vol. 62, no 7, p. 3369-3381. (JCR IF 5.007: Automation & Control Systems 7/61, Q1, T1, D2; Engineering, Electrical & Electronic 25/260, Q1, T1, D1)

Efficient Multi-Scenario Model Predictive Control for Water Resources Management with Ensemble Streamflow Forecasts Advances in Water Resources, 2017, vol. 109, p. 58-68. (JCR IF 3.512: Water Resources 9/90, Q1, T1, D1)

Model Predictive Control for Water Level Control in the Case of Spills Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, 2017, vol. 143, no 3, p. B4016006. (JCR IF 1.616: Agricultural Engineering 5/14, Q2, T2, D4; Engineering, Civil 57/128, Q2, T2, D5; Water Resources 52/90, Q3, T2, D6)

Non-Centralized Control for Flow-Based Distribution Networks: a Game-Theoretical Insight Journal of the Franklin Institute, 2017, vol. 354, no 14, p. 5771-5796. (JCR IF 3.576: ENGINEERING, MULTIDISCIPLINARY 8/86, Q1, T1, D1; AUTOMATION & CONTROL SYSTEMS 13/61, Q1, T1, D3; MATHEMATICS, INTERDISCIPLINARY APPLICATIONS 5/103, Q1, T1, D1; ENGINEERING, ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONIC 46/260, Q1, T1, D2)

Modern Operation of Main Irrigation Canals Suffering from Water Scarcity Based on an Economic Perspective Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, 2017, vol. 143, no 3, p. B4016001. (JCR IF 1.616: Agricultural Engineering 5/14, Q2, T2, D4; Engineering, Civil 57/128, Q2, T2, D5; Water Resources 52/90, Q3, T2, D6)

A PageRank Based Coalitional Control Scheme International Journal of Control, Automation and Systems , 2017, vol. 15, no 5, p. 1983-1990. (JCR IF 2.173: Automation & Control Systems, 29/61, Q2, T2, D5)

Stock Management in Hospital Pharmacy Using Chance-Constrained Model Predictive Control Computers in Biology and Medicine, 2016, vol. 72, p. 248-255. (JCR IF 1.836: Biology 35/85, Q2, T2, D5; Mathematical & Computational Biology 19/57, Q2, T1, D4; Computer Science, Interdisciplinary Applications 54/105, Q3, T2, D6; Engineering, Biomedical 45/77, Q3, T2, D6)

Improving Operation of a Main Irrigation Canal Suffering from Inflow Fluctuation within a Centralized Model Predictive Control System: Case Study of Roodasht Canal, Iran Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, 2016, vol. 142, no 11, p. 05016007. (JCR IF 1.983: Agricultural Engineering 5/14, Q2, T2, D4; Engineering, Civil 36/125, Q2, T1, D3; Water Resources 30/88, Q2, T2, D4)

A Comparison of Distributed MPC Schemes on a Hydro-Power Plant Benchmark Optimal Control Applications and Methods, 2015, vol. 36, no 3, p. 306-332. (JCR IF 1.097: Mathematics Applied 78/254, Q2, T1, D4; Automation & Control Systems 39/59, Q3, T2, D7 ; Operations Research & Management science 47/82, Q3, T2, D6)

Time-Varying Scheme for Noncentralized Model Predictive Control of Large-Scale Systems Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Volume 2015, Article ID 560702, 17 pages. (JCR IF 0.644: Multidisciplinary Engineering 59/85, Q3, T3, D7; Mathematics Interdisciplinary Applications 81/101, Q4, T3, D9)

A Comparison of the Economic Benefits of Centralized and Distributed Model Predictive Control Strategies for Optimal and Sub-Optimal Mine Dewatering System Designs Applied Thermal Engineering, 2015, vol. 90, p. 1172-1183. (JCR IF 3.043: Mechanical Engineering 7/132, Q1, T1, D1; Mechanics 7/135, Q1, T1, D1; Therodynamics 6/58, Q1, T1, D2; Energy and Fuels 30/88, Q2, T2, D4)

Equitable Water Distribution in Main Irrigation Canals with Constrained Water Supply Water Resources Management, 2015, vol. 29, no 9, p. 3315-3328. (JCR IF 2.437: Civil Engineering 13/126, Q1, T1, D2; Water Resources 12/85, Q1, T1, D2)

Tecnología y Sociedad: ¿Por Qué No Llega el Hogar Digital? Informes de la Construcción, 2015, vol. 67, no 538, p. 090. (JCR IF 0.273: Construction & Building Technology 54/61, Q4, T3, D9)

Human-in-the-Loop Model Predictive Control of an Irrigation Canal IEEE Control Systems Magazine, 2015, vol. 35, no 4, p. 19-29. (JCR IF 2.193: Automation & Control Systems 16/59, Q2, T1, D3)

Distributed Model Predictive Control: An Overview and Roadmap of Future Research Opportunities IEEE Control Systems Magazine, 2014, vol. 34, no 4, p. 87-97. (JCR IF 2.088: Automation & Control Systems 18/58, Q2, T1, D4)

A Coalitional Control Scheme with Applications to Cooperative Game Theory Optimal Control Applications and Methods, 2014, vol. 35, no 5, p. 592-608. (JCR IF 0.903: Mathematics Applied 110/257 Q2, T2, D5; Automation & Control Systems 41/58 Q3, T3, D8; Operations Research & Management science 54/81 Q3, T2, D7)

Coalitional Model Predictive Control of an Irrigation Canal Journal of Process Control, 2014, vol. 24, no 4, p. 314-325. (JCR IF 2.653: Automation & Control Systems 7/58, Q1, T1, D2; Chemical Engineering 25/135 Q1, T1, D2)

Collaborative Tasks Between Robots Based on the Digital Home Compliant Protocol over UPnP Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, 2013, vol. 72, no 3-4, p. 357-371. (JCR IF 0.81: COMPUTER SCIENCE, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE 82/121, Q3, T3, D7; ROBOTICS 14/21, Q3, T2, D7)

Application of an In-Line Storage Strategy to Improve the Operational Performance of Main Irrigation Canals Using Model Predictive Control Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, 139(8), 635-644. (JCR IF 1.086: ENGINEERING, CIVIL 52/124, Q2, T2, D5; AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING 7/12, Q3, T2, D6; WATER RESOURCES 50/81, Q3, T, D7)

Distributed Tree-Based Model Predictive Control on a Drainage Water System Journal of Hydroinformatics, 2013, vol. 15, no 2, p. 335-347. (JCR IF 1.336: ENGINEERING, CIVIL 38/124, Q2, T1, D4; WATER RESOURCES 35/81, Q2, T2, D5; COMPUTER SCIENCE, INTERDISCIPLINARY APPLICATIONS 57/102, Q3, T2, D6; ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES 124/216, Q3, T2, D6)

Integration of Service Robots in the Smart Home by Means of UPnP: A Surveillance Robot Case Study Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 61(2), 153-160. (JCR IF 1.105: Automation &Amp; Control Systems 34/59, Q3, T2, D6; Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence 67/121, Q3 T2, D6; Robotics 11/21, Q3, T2, D6)

Control Predictivo Aplicado a la Gestión de Stocks en Farmacia Hospitalaria: un Enfoque Orientado a la Minimización del Riesgo Revista Iberoamericana de Automática e Informática Industrial, 2013, vol. 10, no 2, p. 149-158. (JCR IF 0.053: Automation & Control Systems 58/59, Q4, T3, D10; Robotics 21/21, Q4 T3, D10)

Análisis y Minimización del Riesgo de Rotura de Stock Aplicado a la Gestión en Farmacia Hospitalaria Farmacia Hospitalaria, 2012, vol. 36, no 3, p. 130-134. (SJR IF 0.201: Pharmacology 247/347, Q3, T3, D8; Medicine (miscellaneous) 1801/2854, Q3, T2, D7)

Towards a New Open Communication Standard Between Homes and Service Robots, the DHCompliant Case Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 2012, vol. 60, no 6, p. 889-900. (JCR IF 1.156: Robotics 9/21, Q2, T2, D5; Automation & Control Systems 32/59, Q3, T2, D6; Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence 61/115, Q3, T2, D6 )

A Probabilistic Approach for Testing Feedback Controllers with Application to Congestion Control International Journal of Control, Automation and Systems, 2012, vol. 10, no 4, p. 835-840. (JCR IF 0.953: Automation & Control Systems 36/59, Q3, T2, D7)

A Hierarchical Distributed Model Predictive Control Approach to Irrigation Canals: a Risk Mitigation Perspective Journal of Process Control, 2011, vol. 21, no 5, p. 787-799. (JCR IF 1.696: Automation & Control Systems 14/58, Q1, T1, D3; Engineering, Chemical 45/133 Q2, T2, D4)

Distributed Model Predictive Control Based on Agent Negotiation Journal of Process Control, 2011, vol. 21, no 5, p. 685-697. (JCR IF 1.696: Automation & Control Systems 14/58, Q1, T1, D3; Engineering, Chemical 45/133 Q2, T2, D4)

A Comparative Analysis of Distributed MPC Techniques Applied to the HD-MPC Four-Tank Benchmark Journal of Process Control. Vol. 21. Núm. 5. 2011. Pag. 800-815. (JCR IF 1.696: Automation & Control Systems 14/58, Q1, T1, D3; Engineering, Chemical 45/133 Q2, T2, D4)

Robots in the Smart Home: a Project Towards Interoperability International Journal of Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing, 2011, vol. 7, no 3, p. 192-201. (JCR IF 0.848: Computer Science, Information Systems 80/135, Q3, T2, D6; Telecommunications 47/79, Q3, T2, D6)

Interoperabilidad en Sistemas Domóticos Mediante Pasarela Infrarrojos-ZigBee Revista Iberoamericana de Automática e Informática industrial 8 (2011) 397–404. (JCR IF 0.231: Automation & Control Systems 54/58, Q4, T3, D10; Robotics 19/19, Q4, T3, D10)

Distributed Model Predictive Control Based on a Cooperative Game Optimal Control Applications and Methods, 2011, vol. 32, no 2, p. 153-176. (JCR IF 0.648: Automation & Control Systems 38/58, Q3, T2, D7; Mathematics, Applied 140/245, Q3, T2, D6; Operations Research & Management Science 49/77 Q3, T2, D7)

Smart home interoperability: the DomoEsi project approach , International Journal of Smart Home, 2009, vol. 3, no 3, p. 31-44. (SJR IF 0.127: Computer Science (miscellaneous) 131/162, Q4, T3, D9)PDF