CIALCO: Alternative marketing channels

Washington R. Padilla, H. Jesús García

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This research uses data mining techniques to establish data predicting consumption of products that are grown in areas of the Andean region of Ecuador by relatives and marketed in alternative circuits that prevent intermediary called Cialcos to improve their income groups.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHighlights of Practical Applications of Scalable Multi-Agent Systems
Subtitle of host publicationThe PAAMS Collection - International Workshops of PAAMS 2016, Proceedings
EditorsMaría José Escalona, Patrycja Hoffa-Dąbrowska, Vicente Julián, Paulo Novais, Javier Bajo, Sylvain Giroux, Nayat Sánchez-Pi, Rainer Unland, Ricardo Azambuja-Silveira
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9783319393865
StatePublished - 2016
EventInternational Conference on Practical Applications of Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, PAAMS 2016 - Sevilla, Spain
Duration: 1 Jun 20163 Jun 2016

Publication series

NameCommunications in Computer and Information Science
ISSN (Print)1865-0929


ConferenceInternational Conference on Practical Applications of Agents and Multi-Agent Systems, PAAMS 2016

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This work was supported in part by Project MINECO TEC2014-57022-C2-2-R and by Commercial Coordination Network, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Aquaculture and Fisheries Ecuador.

Publisher Copyright:
© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016.


  • Agro producers
  • Alternative circuits of commercialization
  • Association rules
  • Predictive analysis
  • Time series
  • Time series trend


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