Sergio Víctor Chapa Vergara

Sergio Víctor Chapa Vergara
Researcher CINVESTAV 3-B
Department of Computer Science
Av. IPN No. 2508 Col. San Pedro Zacatenco
Mexico, D.F. 07360. MEXICO
Level in the National System of Researchers: 1
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Phone:  +52 55 5747 3800 x 6558
Fax:   +52 55 5747 3757

Excelencia en Investigación

y Posgrado


· PhD in Computer Science, CINVESTAV-IPN, Mexico,

· MSc in Mathematics,
ESFM of the National Polytechnical Institute (IPN), Mexico, 1980.

· BSc in Physics and Mathematics, ESFM of
the National Polytechnical
Institute (IPN), Mexico, 1973.

Research Interests

His major research interests are in databases, scientific computing, cellular automata, and simulation.

Keywords:   databases, scientific computing, cellular automata.

Selected Publications

1. Xiaoou Li, Joselito Medina Marín, and Sergio, V. Chapa, Applying Petri nets on active database systems, IEEE Transactions on System, Man, and Cybernetics, Part C: Applications and Reviews, accepted for publication in 2006.

2. René Rodríguez Zamora and Sergio V. Chapa Vergara, Using de Bruijn Diagrams to Analyze 1d Cellular Automata Traffic Models, in Peter M. A. Sloot, Bastien Chopard, Alfons G. Hoekstra (Eds.), Cellular Automata, 6th International Conference on Cellular Automata for Research and Industry, ACRI 2004, pp. 306--315, Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3305, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, October 25-28, 2004.

3. René Rodríguez Zamora, Sergio Víctor Chapa Vergara, A Multi-Agent System to Simulate Predator-Prey Interactions, in Hamid R. Arabnia (Editor), Proceedings of The 2005 International Conference on Modeling, Simulation and Visualization Methods, MSV 2005, pp. 49--55, CSREA Press, ISBN 1-932415-70-X, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, June 27-30, 2005.

4. Juan Carlos Seck Tuoh Mora, Manuel González Hernández, Genaro Juárez Martínez and Sergio V. Chapa Vergara, Extensions in Reversible One-Dimensional Cellular Automata are Equivalent with the Full Shift, Internationa Journal of Modern Physics C, Vol. 14, No. 8, pp. 1143--1160, October 2003.

5. Juan Carlos Seck Tuoh Mora, Manuel González Hernández and Sergio V. Chapa Vergara, Reversible One-Dimensional Cellular Automata with One of the Two Welch Indices Equal to 1 and Full Shifts, Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and General, Vol. 36, No. 29, pp. 7989--8001, July 2003.