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Providing Awareness of Elder's Situations of Care through a Context-Aware Notification Environment: A Preliminary Evaluation
Found in: Intelligent Environments, International Conference on
By Sandra Nava-Muñoz, Alberto L. Morán, Jesus Favela
Issue Date:July 2010
pp. 134-139
Taking care of an elder with cognitive decline is not an easy task. Given their condition, elders could be involved in situations that may affect their physical integrity or quality of life, and caregivers may be unaware of the situation or not be able to ...
Knowledge Flow as Facilitator for Getting into Collaboration in Distributed Software Development
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Ramon R. Palacio, Alberto L. Moran, Aurora Vizcaino, Victor M. Gonzalez
Issue Date:January 2011
pp. 1-10
The software industry is facing a paradigm shift towards distributed software development (DSD). This change creates situations from which organizations may benefit, and challenges to which they must adapt to (e.g. the absence of opportunities for informal...
What Information Would You Like to Know about Your Co-worker? A Case Study
Found in: Global Software Engineering, International Conference on
By Gabriela N. Aranda, Aurora Vizcaíno, Ramón R. Palacio, Alberto L. Morán
Issue Date:August 2010
pp. 135-144
The lack of face-to-face interaction in Distributed Software Development (DSD) projects is a great obstacle for informal communication, which is the way in which we normally discover more about the co-workers along with building trust. Since we are attempt...
Augmenting Cognitive Stimulation Activities in a Nursing Home through Pervasive Computing
Found in: Web Congress, Latin American
By Victoria Meza-Kubo, Angel Gonzalez-Fraga, Alberto L. Morán, Monica Tentori
Issue Date:November 2009
pp. 8-15
Cognitive stimulation (CS) is a non-pharmacological intervention to treat individuals with mild to moderate dementia. CS aims to improve and maintain overall cognitive functions through activities in sessions of active stimulation. Results of an empirical ...
Designing mobile shared workspaces by instantiation
Found in: International Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work in Design
By Juan Rodriguez-Covili, Sergio F. Ochoa, Jose A. Pino, Jesus Favela, David Mejia, Alberto L. Moran
Issue Date:April 2009
pp. 402-407
This article presents an abstract structure capturing the essence of a mobile shared workspace (MSW), and how a particular MSW can be obtained by instantiating such structure. It is intended to assist designers of mobile groupware tools to conceive new pro...
Collaborative Working Spheres as support for starting collaboration in distributed software development
Found in: International Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work in Design
By Ramon R. Palacio, Alberto L. Moran, Victor M. Gonzalez, Aurora Vizcaino
Issue Date:April 2009
pp. 636-641
One important tendency in software development has been the globalization of its industry. Software developers are frequently required to work in groups which are distributed throughout multiple geographic locations. People and processes (e.g. software des...
Providing Support for Starting Collaboration in Distributed Software Development: A Multi-agent Approach
Found in: Computer Science and Information Engineering, World Congress on
By Ramón R. Palacio, Alberto L. Morán, Víctor M. González, Aurora Vizcaíno
Issue Date:April 2009
pp. 397-401
Developing a system to provide support for distributed software developers (DSD) to get into collaboration is very complicated. On the first hand, it is necessary to know the characteristics of their daily work activities. On the other hand, technical aspe...
Towards a Tele-assistance Service for the Cognitive Stimulation of Elders with Cognitive Decline
Found in: eHealth, Telemedicine, and Social Medicine, International Conference on
By Alberto L. Morán, Victoria Meza-Kubo
Issue Date:February 2009
pp. 160-165
Thanks to advances in science and technology, the life expectancy of human beings has increased steadily at a constant rate. Unfortunately, this had made evident the increasing incidence of age-related diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease (AD). Although t...
A Flexible Distribution Service for a Co-authoring Environment on the Web
Found in: Mexican International Conference on Computer Science
By Sonia Mendoza, Dominique Decouchant, Alberto L. Moran, Ana Maria Martinez Enriquez, Jesus Favela
Issue Date:September 2005
pp. 10-17
The PINAS platform provides support to collaboratively and consistently produce shared documents in the Web environment. Such documents may include possible costly multimedia resources, whose management raises important issues due to the constraints impose...
Distributed Pair Programming on the Web
Found in: Mexican International Conference on Computer Science
By Hiroshi Natsu, Jesus Favela, Alberto L. Morán, Dominique Decouchant, Ana M. Martinez-Enriquez
Issue Date:September 2003
pp. 81
Pair programming is an Extreme Programming practice, where two programmers working side by side on a single computer produce a software artifact. This technique has demonstrated to produce higher quality code in less time it would take an individual progra...
Document Presence Notification Services for Collaborative Writing
Found in: Groupware, International Workshop on
By Alberto L. Moran, Jesus Favela, Ana M. Martínez, Dominique Decouchant
Issue Date:September 2001
pp. 0125
Abstract: Instant messaging applications that convey presence awareness are quickly becoming some of the most popular groupware applications. They support lightweight and intermittent interactions that allow users to quickly move between a personal and a c...