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Systems of measurement and control of relative humidity in newborn incubator
Found in: Medical Measurement and Applications
By Enilson J. L. Costa, Raimundo C. S. Freire, Joao B. A. Silva, Carlos M. P. Cursino, Jose Felicio da Silva, Alessio T. Barros
Issue Date:May 2009
pp. 252-256
In this work they were developed a microcontroller-based system devoted to the newborn incubator, in order to check the conditions of the environment provided to the premature newborns, a control system of humidity and software that carries out the reading...
Support for arbitrary regions in XSL-FO: a proposal for extending XSL-FO semantics and processing model
Found in: Special interest tracks and posters of the 14th international conference on World Wide Web (WWW '05)
By Ana Cristina B. da Silva, Fabio Giannetti, Felipe R. Meneguzzi, Fernando T. M. Mano, Joao B. S. de Oliveira, Leonardo L. Meirelles, Thiago B. Silva
Issue Date:May 2005
pp. 1066-1067
This paper proposes an extension of the XSL-FO standard which allows the specification of an unlimited number of arbitrarily shaped page regions. These extensions are built on top of XSL-FO 1.1 to enable flow content to be laid out into arbitrary shapes an...
Parallelizing Black Oil Reservoir Simulation Systems for SMP Machines
Found in: Simulation Symposium, Annual
By Fabrício A. B. Silva, Ernesto P. Lopes, Eliana P. L. Aude, Flavio Mendes, Henrique Serdeira, Julio Silveira
Issue Date:April 2003
pp. 224
In this paper we discuss the parallelization for SMP machines of black oil reservoir simulation programs. A reservoir simulator is a sophisticated computer program used to predict the future performance of a reservoir based on its current state and past pe...
The Adventure of Developing a Software Application on a Pre-release Platform: Features and Learned Lessons
Found in: 2013 IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance (ICSM)
By Clauirton Siebra,Angelica Mascaro,Fabio Q. B. Silva,Andre L. M. Santos
Issue Date:September 2013
pp. 556-559
From September 2011 to May 2012, Microsoft delivered three pre-releases of Windows 8. Its principal goal was to present the features of this operating system (OS) and motivate the development of new applications to this platform. However, as any pre-releas...
SSC4Cloud Tooling: An Integrated Environment for the Development of Business Processes with Security Requirements in the Cloud
Found in: Services, IEEE Congress on
By F. Lins,R. Medeiros,B. Silva,A. Souza,D. Aragão,J. Damasceno,P. Maciel,N. Rosa,B. Stephenson,J. Li
Issue Date:July 2011
pp. 53-60
Cloud Computing, Business Process Modeling (BPM) and Service-oriented architectures (SOA) are playing a relevant role in the evolution of Information Technology (IT). A considerable number of system developers are using Cloud technologies to deploy and mak...
Modeling and Executing Business Processes with Annotated Security Requirements in the Cloud
Found in: Web Services, IEEE International Conference on
By J. Damasceno,F. Lins,R. Medeiros,B. Silva,A. Souza,D. Aragão,P. Maciel,N. Rosa,B. Stephenson,J. Li
Issue Date:July 2011
pp. 137-144
The design, deployment and execution of business process models and their associated security models is expensive and time consuming. This is because these activities usually involve multiple stakeholders that include business domain experts, security expe...
Determination of body density by the hydrostatic weighting: Dynamometer versus load cell
Found in: Medical Measurement and Applications
By Carlos M. P. Cursino, Raimundo C. S. Freire, Joao B. A. Silva, Enilson J. L. Costa, Sebastian Y. Catunda, Alessio T. Barros, Fernando J. S. P. Guimaraes
Issue Date:May 2009
pp. 193-196
This study aims to determine the body density using the hydrostatic weighing method as a standard and comparison of results obtained with the dynamometer and a microcontroller-based system using the load cell. We used a population sample of 78 male subject...
Towards a green mobile development and certification
Found in: Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communication, IEEE International Conference on
By Clauirton Siebra,Paulo Costa,Rafael Marques,Andre L M Santos,Fabio Q B Silva
Issue Date:October 2011
pp. 288-294
Recent advances in computing and communication technology have led to increased use of mobile devices. A trend in this area is the integration of different applications in a single general-purpose device, often resulting in much higher energy consumption a...
Obtaining Possible Execution Histories on Multiple Memory Consistency Models
Found in: Chilean Computer Science Society, International Conference of the
By Alba C. M. A. Melo, Nilo S. B. Silva, Hammurabi C. Mendes, Diego F. Aranha
Issue Date:November 2005
pp. 93-100
In order to make shared memory programming possible in distributed architectures, we use an abstraction called Distributed Shared Memory. The behavior of Distributed Shared Memory Systems is dictated by the memory consistency model. In order to provide a b...
Grid Platforms for e-Democracy Applications
Found in: Computers and Communications, IEEE Symposium on
By H. Senger, F. A. B. Silva, M. de J. Mendes, R. Rondini, C. R. G. de Farias
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 334-339
This paper proposes the use of grid computing platforms as an enabling infrastructure for e-democracy applications. The paper identifies a set of infrastructures and services that can be provided by grid computing platforms which are fundamental for distri...
Hierarchical Scheduling of Independent Tasks with Shared Files
Found in: Cluster Computing and the Grid, IEEE International Symposium on
By Hermes Senger, Fabricio A. B. Silva, Waneron M. Nascimento
Issue Date:May 2006
pp. 51
Parallel computing platforms such as grids, clusters and multi-clusters constitute promising alternatives for executing applications comprised by a large number of independent tasks. However, some application and architectural characteristics may severely ...
Running Bag-of-Tasks Applications on Computational Grids: The MyGrid Approach
Found in: Parallel Processing, International Conference on
By Walfredo Cirne, Daniel Paranhos, Lauro Costa, Elizeu Santos-Neto, Francisco Brasileiro, Jacques Sauvé, Fabrício A. B. Silva, Carla O. Barros, Cirano Silveira
Issue Date:October 2003
pp. 407
We here discuss how to run Bag-of-Tasks applications on computational grids. Bag-of-Tasks applications (those parallel applications whose tasks are independent) are both relevant and amendable for execution on grids. However, few users currently execute th...
Pins and posters: Paradigms for content publication on situated displays
Found in: IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications
By Rui Jose,H. Pinto,B. Silva,A. Melro
Issue Date:March 2013
pp. 64-72
Public-display systems are still far from being a medium for meeting people's diverse communication goals. Moving toward open displays will require publication paradigms that can overcome the challenges of meaningful engagement and enable users to fully un...
On the specification of a test management solution for evaluation of handsets network operations
Found in: International Conference on Automation, Quality and Testing, Robotics
By Clauirton A Siebra, Nancy L Lino, Fabio Q B Silva, Andre L M Santos
Issue Date:May 2010
pp. 1-6
The wireless network evolution has allowed that the handset technology supports a broad and new set of resources and facilities to their users. However, this evolution is also increasing the number and complexity of testing prior to handsets deployment, so...
J-Ortho: an open-source orthodontic treatment simulator
Found in: Proceedings of the 2006 ACM symposium on Applied computing (SAC '06)
By Isabel M. M. P. Ribeiro, Maria Andreia F. Rodrigues, Milton E. B. Neto, Rafael G. Barbosa, Wendel B. Silva
Issue Date:April 2006
pp. 245-249
An interactive computer-based training tool for using in Orthodontics is aimed at students and experienced professionals who need to predict orthodontic treatment outcomes. Usually, treatment planning and the choice of a proper appliance model are based ex...
The software perspective for energy-efficient mobile applications development
Found in: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing & Multimedia (MoMM '12)
By Andre Santos, Clauirton Siebra, Fabio Q. B. Silva, Paulo Costa, Regina Miranda
Issue Date:December 2012
pp. 143-150
Nowadays, there is a growing concern about the energy consumption of the ICT industry. This fact has given rise to a lot of energy saving research activities, which mainly focus on the hardware side of computational systems. However, it is tempting to supp...
Improving the handsets network test process via DMAIC concepts
Found in: Proceedings of the 13th international conference on Software engineering (ICSE '08)
By Andre L M Santos, Clauirton A. Siebra, Fabio Q B Silva, Paulo H R Costa
Issue Date:May 2008
pp. 1-1
The wireless network evolution has allowed that the handset technology provides a broad and new set of resources and facilities to their users. However, this evolution is also increasing the number and complexity of testing prior to handsets deployment, so...
Client-side content-based refinement for image search in the web
Found in: Proceedings of the 11th Brazilian Symposium on Multimedia and the web (WebMedia '05)
By E. Werbet, F. N. Bezerra, W. B. Silva
Issue Date:December 2005
pp. 1-3
Image queries in web search engines is restricted to queries by keyword, i.e. queries by visual content are not yet available in current engines. A main difficulty in the development of such queries is the absence of precomputed low level image descriptors...