Dr. Joan Borràs

Collaborator of the Research Group on Territorial Analysis and Tourism Studies (GRATET).

Department of Geography, Faculty of Tourism & Geography, Rovira i Virgili University.

orcid: 0000-0002-3894-4010

Joan Borràs is ICT & Tourism Project Manager at the Science and Technology Park for Tourism and Leisure of Catalonia and associate professor of the Faculty of  Tourism and Geography from the University Rovira i Virgili. He is an external collaborator of the GRATET Research Group (Territorial Analysis and Tourism Studies). He received the PhD in computer science from the University Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona (Spain) in 2015. 

His research interests include recommender systems, machine learning, data analysis, and technologies applied to Tourism domain. His research has been published in several Computer Science journals. He has participated in several Spanish and EU research projects with applications in Tourism. 

Selected recent publications

  • Borràs, J., Moreno, A. & Valls , A. (2017). Diversification of recommendations through semantic clustering. Multimedia Tools and Applications, 76, no. 22: 24165-24201.
  • Del Vasto-Terrientes, L.,  Valls, A.,  Zielniewicz, P. & Borràs, J. (2016). A hierarchical multi-criteria sorting approach for recommender systems. Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, 46, no. 2: 313-346.
  • Borràs, J., Moreno, A. & Valls, A. (2014). Intelligent tourism recommender systems: A survey. Expert Systems with Applications, 41, no. 16: 7370-7389.