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Serrano, M. Ángeles

Works: 10 works in 14 publications in 2 languages and 18 library holdings
Genres: Academic theses 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: TP248.3, 660.63
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by M. Ángeles Serrano
The motion sensing problem in spherical gravitational wave detectors by Ma. Ángeles Serrano Moral( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A geometric approach to the structure of complex networks by Guillermo García Pérez( Book )

2 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complex networks are mathematical representations of the interaction patterns of complex systems. During the last 20 years of Network Science, it has been recognized that networks from utterly different domains exhibit certain universal properties. In particular, real complex networks present heterogeneous, and usually scale-free, degree distributions, a large amount of triangles, or high clustering coefficient, a very short diameter, and a clear community structure. Among the vast set of models proposed to explain the structure of real networks, geometric models have proven to be particularly promising. This thesis is developed in the framework of hidden metric spaces, in which the high level of clustering observed in real networks emerges from underlying geometric spaces encoding the similarity between nodes. Besides providing an intuitive explanation to the observed clustering coefficient, geometric models succeed at reproducing the structure of complex networks with high accuracy. Furthermore, they can be used to obtain embeddings of networks, that is, maps of real systems enabling their geometric analysis and efficient navigation. This work introduces the main concepts in the hidden metric spaces approach and presents a thorough description of the main models and embedding procedures. We generalize these models to generate networks with soft communities, that is, with correlated positions of nodes in the underlying metric space. We also explore one of the models in higher similarity-space dimensions, and show that the maximum clustering coefficient attainable decreases with the dimension, which allows us to conclude that real-world networks must have low-dimensional similarity spaces as a consequence of their high clustering coefficient. The thesis also includes a detailed geometric analysis of the international trade system. After reconstructing a yearly sequence of world trade networks covering 14 decades, we embed them into hyperbolic space to obtain a series of maps, which we named The World Trade Atlas 1870-2013. In these maps, the likelihood for two countries to be connected by a significant trade channel depends on the distance among them in the underlying space, which encodes the different factors influencing trade interactions. Our analysis of the networks and their maps reveals that the world is being shaped by three different forces acting simultaneously: globalization, localization and hierarchization. The hidden metric spaces approach can be exploited beyond network metrics. We show that similarity space defines a notion of scale in real-world networks. We present a Geometric Renormalization Group transformation that unveils a previously unknown self-similarity of real networks. Remarkably, the phenomenon is explained by the congruency of real systems with our model. This renormalization transformation provides us with two immediate applications: a method to construct high-fidelity smaller-scale replicas of real networks and a multiscale navigation protocol in hyperbolic space that outperforms single-scale versions. The geometric origin of real networks is not restricted to their binary structure, but it affects their weighted organization as well. We provide empirical evidence for this claim and propose a geometric model with the capability to reproduce the weighted features of real systems from many different domains. We also present a method to infer the level of coupling of real networks with the underlying metric space, which is generally found to be high in real systems
Multiscale unfolding of real networks by geometric renormalization by Guillermo García Pérez( )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soft Communities in Similarity Space by Guillermo García Pérez( )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A network-based approach to cell metabolism : from structure to flux balances by Oriol Güell( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La visió completa del metabolisme cel·lular, és a dir, tenint en compte totes les reaccions que el componen, permet descobrir nous mecanismes i respostes que són impossibles d'obtenir amb els mètodes reduccionistes tradicionals. L'estudi d'una xarxa metabòlica completa requereix eines que pertanyen a la Biologia de Sistemes i a la Ciència de les Xarxes Complexes. La present tesi mostra com la combinació de les eines que pertanyen a aquests dos camps es pot aplicar per a descobrir noves propietats de les xarxes metabòliques. D'aquesta manera, s'han estudiat les xarxes metabòliques de tres bacteris amb les següents eines: (1) algoritme de cascada, que es pot usar per estudiar si les xarxes metabòliques poden sobreviure a inactivacions de determinades reaccions, (2) Flux Balance Analysis, que s'usa per a calcular els fluxos a través de les reaccions que composen la xarxa metabòlica suposant que l'objectiu biològic de l'organisme a estudiar és maximitzar la velocitat de creixement, (3) Disparity Filter, que permet obtenir versions reduïdes de xarxes metabòliques, cosa que facilita el seu estudi i anàlisi, i (4) Hit-And-Run, que permet obtenir totes les solucions metabòliques independentment de que maximitzin el creixement de l'organisme. En aquesta tesi es demostra que el metabolisme de les cèl·lules dels organismes vius ha evolucionat de forma que aconsegueix sobreviure a les inactivacions de les reaccions que el componen. Addicionalment, s'identifiquen les rutes metabòliques responsables dels processos evolutius i adaptatius que es donen en les xarxes metabòliques. A més, també es demostra que la tècnica Flux Balance Analysis dóna una solució de fluxos que no es representativa de totes les possibles solucions. Cal remarcar que això no invalida la tècnica, sinó que les assumpcions que usa donen una solució concreta que té sentit biològic però que és molt diferent de la resta de solucions. És important recalcar que els resultats obtinguts en aquesta tesi podrien emprar-se en aplicacions mèdiques, per exemple estudiar el metabolisme de les cèl·lules cancerígenes, que podia utilitzar-se per a que aquestes cèl·lules no proliferin en el cos dels humans, un fet que causa moltes problemes en l'ésser humà
Dialogic imagination in literacy development by M. Ángeles Serrano( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This article focuses on a specific best practice in the teaching of language and literature: Dialogic Literary Gatherings. These gatherings involve adults, people without academic degrees, and usually in literacy programmes, who read and discuss the classics of universal literature: from Lorcaćs Gypsy Ballads to Joycećs Ulysses. Through an egalitarian dialogue, the participants in these gatherings develop new and deeper interpretations of the classic texts, something they could not do alone. This experience transforms their learning process and their personal lives, and even their socio-cultural context. To show why and how these gatherings help them acquire instrumental knowledge and increase the meaning they give to reading, the article analyses both their theoretical basis and their didactic components
Network-based scoring system for genome-scale metabolic reconstructions by M Ángeles Serrano( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Global epidemic spreading processes in coupled networks by Anna Saumell Mendiola( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ciudad saludable by Agustín Serra( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

La terminología en el comentario de textos de bachillerato y las PAU* by Gemma Lluch( )

in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

El comentario de textos lingüístico es una prueba en la que los estudiantes tienen que demostrar capacidades complejas de comprensión y de escritura de un texto a partir de modelos establecidos. Actualmente, es uno de los ejercicios fundamentales en las pruebas de acceso a la universidad (PAU) y, por consiguiente, se incluye en los libros de texto de lengua de bachillerato. El artículo muestra los resultados del análisis comparativo de libros de bachillerato y PAU para responder a la pregunta de cómo se define y qué terminología se utiliza
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Alternative Names
M Ángeles Serrano wetenschapper

Serrano, M. Ángeles

Serrano, M. Ángeles (María Ángeles)

Serrano Moral, Ma. Ángeles

Serrano Moral, María Ángeles