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A personality-based model of agents for representing individuals in working organizations
Found in: Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE / WIC / ACM International Conference on
By Anne M. P. Canuto, André M. C. Campos, João Carlos Alchiere, Eliane C. M. de Moura, Araken M Santos, Emamuel B dos Santos, Rodrigo G Soares
Issue Date:September 2005
pp. 65-72
<p>This paper proposes an agent architecture which can be used to represent individuals within a working organization. The proposed architecture has been based on the theory of human personality and its working relationship from Theodore Millon. The ...
Is the DQDB Priority Mechanism Good Enough for the Network Intended Real-Time Applications?
Found in: Real-Time Systems, Euromicro Conference on
By R. M. Santos, M. Zambon, J. Santos, J. Orozco
Issue Date:June 1997
pp. 11
A survey of previous research on the subject of DQDB real-time schedulability shows that its protocol is not coherent with the Fair Round Robin or the Rate Monotonic priority disciplines. In order to make it coherent, major modifications to the Standard ar...
LEGClust—A Clustering Algorithm Based on Layered Entropic Subgraphs
Found in: IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence
By Jorge M. Santos, Joaquim Marques de Sa, Luis A. Alexandre
Issue Date:January 2008
pp. 62-75
Hierarchical clustering is a stepwise clustering method usually based on proximity measures between objects or sets of objects from a given data set. The most common proximity measures are distance measures. The derived proximity matrices can be used to bu...
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...
Combining Artificial Neural Network for diagnosing polluted insulators
Found in: Neural Networks, IEEE - INNS - ENNS International Joint Conference on
By Ronaldo R. B. de Aquino, Jose M. B. Bezerra, Milde M. S. Lira, Gabriela S. M. Santos, Otoni N. Neto, Carlos A. B. de O. Lira
Issue Date:June 2009
pp. 179-183
This paper presents a method to classify the current polluted level on insulator surfaces, i.e., to diagnose the operational conditions of the electrical system isolation through pattern recognition techniques using the ultrasonic signals obtained from sur...
Selecting Neural Network Forecasting Models Using the Zoomed-Ranking Approach
Found in: Neural Networks, Brazilian Symposium on
By Patrícia M. Santos, Teresa B. Ludermir, Ricardo B. C. Prudêncio
Issue Date:October 2008
pp. 165-170
In this work, we propose to use the Zoomed-Ranking approach to ranking and selecting Artificial Neural Network (ANN) models for time series forecasting. Given a time series to forecast, the Zoomed-Ranking provides a ranking of the candidate models, by aggr...
Modular Neural Network Task Decomposition Via Entropic Clustering
Found in: Intelligent Systems Design and Applications, International Conference on
By Jorge M. Santos, Luis A. Alexandre, Joaquim Marques de Sa
Issue Date:October 2006
pp. 62-67
The use of monolithic neural networks (such as a multilayer perceptron) has some drawbacks: e.g. slow learning, weight coupling, the black box effect. These can be alleviated by the use of a modular neural network. The creation of a MNN has three steps: ta...
Heuristic Use of Singularities fro On-Line Scheduling of Real-Time Mandatory/Reward-Based Optional Systems
Found in: Real-Time Systems, Euromicro Conference on
By R. M. Santos, J. Urriza, J. Santos, J. Orozco
Issue Date:June 2002
pp. 103
The paper addresses the problem of on-line scheduling of mandatory/reward-based systems in which tasks have a hard real-time mandatory part and an optional part with a non-decreasing reward function associated to its execution. Four methods, generically ca...
A semantic enrichment experience in the early childhood context
Found in: 2012 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE)
By Victor M. Alonso-Roris,Ruben Miguez-Perez,Juan M. Santos-Gago,Luis Alvarez-Sabucedo
Issue Date:October 2012
pp. 1-6
Current society is characterized by an increasing interest in the provision of high-quality Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) services. In this area, we developed a platform aimed to create an effortless communication channel among parents and educ...
Optimising Pseudoknotin FCMC
Found in: EUROMICRO Conference
By G. G. da Cruz Neto, R. M. F. Lima, R. D. Lins, a. L. M. Santos
Issue Date:September 1996
pp. 0120
No summary available.
Toward Coercion-Resistant End-to-End Verifiable Electronic Voting Systems
Found in: 2013 12th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (TrustCom)
By Wagner M. Santos,Ruy J. G. B. de Queiroz,Carlos E. R. Saraiva,Gleudson P. V. Junior
Issue Date:July 2013
pp. 1696-1703
Electronic voting systems verifiable end-to-end allow voters verify if their votes are cast as intended, collected as listed and counted as collected, that is, provide a calculation can be conferred by civil society. Essentially, the end-to-end electronic ...
Replication of Empirical Studies in Software Engineering: Preliminary Findings from a Systematic Mapping Study
Found in: Replication in Empirical Software Engineering Research, International Workshop on
By Fabio Q. B. da Silva,Marcos Suassuna,Rodrigo. F. Lopes,Tatiana B. Gouveia,A. César A. França,João Paulo N. de Oliveira,Leonardo F.M. de Oliveira,André L. M. Santos
Issue Date:September 2011
pp. 61-70
Our goal in this study is to review the research related to the replication of empirical studies in software engineering in terms of replications of empirical studies and conceptual or theoretical work about replications. In this article we present the pre...
Who else could participate in my lesson plans?
Found in: 2013 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE)
By A. Canas-Rodriguez,V. Alonso-Roris,J. M. Santos-Gago,L. Anido-Rifon,M. J. Fernandez Iglesias,M. Caeiro
Issue Date:October 2013
pp. 808-814
This paper introduces the iTEC SDE (Scenario Development Environment), a recommendation system to assist teachers in the creation of lesson plans. A key functionality of the SDE is the recommendation of people. Basically, taking into account new pedagogica...
Accuracy and Diversity in Ensemble Systems Composed of ARTMAP-Based Models
Found in: Hybrid Intelligent Systems, International Conference on
By Araken M. Santos, Anne M.P. Canuto, João C. Xavier Júnior
Issue Date:September 2008
pp. 392-397
ARTMAP-based models are neural networks which uses a match-based learning procedure. The main advantage of ARTMAP-based models over error-based models, such as Multi-layer Perceptron, is the learning time, which is considered as significantly fast. This fe...
Performance and Diversity Evaluation in Hybrid and Non-Hybrid Structures of Ensembles
Found in: Hybrid Intelligent Systems, International Conference on
By Anne M P Canuto, Lucas de Melo Oliveira, Joao C Junior Xavier, Araken de M Santos, Marjory C C Abreu
Issue Date:December 2005
pp. 285-290
This paper presents a wide evaluation of performance and diversity in Hybrid and non-hybrid structures of ensembles. In applying some diversity measures at the chosen ensemble, it is intended to analyse the effect of varying diversity in ensembles and how ...
Studying the Importance of Fuzzy Sets Definitions for Fuzzy Signal Controllers
Found in: Uncertainty Modeling and Analysis, International Symposium on
By Maria Alice P. Jacques, Matti Pursula, Daliana B. L. M. Santos, Iisakki Kosonen
Issue Date:September 2003
pp. 64
The fuzzy sets adopted for the development of fuzzy signal controllers, and their respective membership functions, are recognised as important aspects related to controller operations. However, the impact of their definitions on traffic signal performance ...
Towards the Standardization of Collaborative Learning Systems
Found in: Enabling Technologies, IEEE International Workshops on
By Manuel Caeiro, Luis Anido, Juan M. Santos, Judith Rodríguez
Issue Date:June 2002
pp. 182
Many institutions, both public and private, have been working towards the definition of a common set of standards in order to improve in technology-based learning environments interoperability and reusability. The first results are already available, but t...
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...
The influence of clock-gating on NBTI-induced delay degradation
Found in: 2012 IEEE 18th International On-Line Testing Symposium (IOLTS 2012)
By J. Pachito,C. V. Martins,J. Semiao,M. Santos,I. C. Teixeira,J. P. Teixeira
Issue Date:June 2012
pp. 61-66
This paper presents an analysis of the implications of clock gating techniques on the increase of aging degradations in new node digital circuits. NBTI is the dominant effect that cause long-term performance degradations over time, and circuit operating co...
Delay-fault tolerance to power supply Voltage disturbances analysis in nanometer technologies
Found in: On-Line Testing Symposium, IEEE International
By J. Semiao, J. Freijedo, J. Rodriguez-Andina, F. Vargas, M. Santos, I. Teixeira, P. Teixeira
Issue Date:June 2009
pp. 223-228
In nanometer technologies, as variability is becoming one of the leading causes for chip failures, signal integrity is a key issue for high-performance digital System-on-Chip (SoC) products. In this paper, analysis is focused on the occurrence of Delay-fau...
On the Use of E-Learning Standards in Adaptive Learning Systems
Found in: Advanced Learning Technologies, IEEE International Conference on
By Juan M. Santos, Luis Anido, Martín Llamas
Issue Date:July 2003
pp. 480
In spite of the advantages reported by the research community, Adaptive Learning Systems have failed to gain widespread acceptance. A critical factor that will determine the popularization of these systems is the possibility of using the standardized data ...
Low Power BIST by Filtering Non-Detecting Vectors
Found in: European Test Workshop, IEEE
By S. Manich, A. Gabarró, M. Lopez, J. Figueras, P. Girard, L. Guiller, C. Landrault, S. Pravossoudovitch, P. Teixeira, M. Santos
Issue Date:September 1999
pp. 165
No summary available.
Managing technical debt in practice: An industrial report
Found in: 2012 6th International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement (ESEM)
By Clauirton A. Siebra,Graziela S. Tonin,Fabio Q. B. da Silva,Rebeka G. Oliveira,L. C. Antonio,Regina C. G. Miranda,Andre L. M. Santos
Issue Date:September 2012
pp. 247-250
The Technical Debt (TD) metaphor has been used as a way to manage and communicate long-term consequences that some decisions may cause. However the state of the art in TD has not culminated yet in rigorous analysis models for large-scale projects. This wor...
Semantic Enrichment of an ECEC Platform Knowledge Base
Found in: 2012 IEEE 12th International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies (ICALT)
By Victor A. Roris,Ruben Miguez,Juan M. Santos
Issue Date:July 2012
pp. 478-479
In the last four years we have developed an ICT platform for Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) aimed to provide smart services mainly focused on creating a natural communication channel between families and educators. This paper briefly presents so...
Tracking technical debt -- An exploratory case study
Found in: Software Maintenance, IEEE International Conference on
By Yuepu Guo,Carolyn Seaman,Rebeka Gomes,Antonio Cavalcanti,Graziela Tonin,Fabio Q. B. Da Silva,Andre L. M. Santos,Clauirton Siebra
Issue Date:September 2011
pp. 528-531
The technical debt metaphor is increasingly being used to describe the effect of delaying certain software maintenance tasks on software projects. Practitioners understand intuitively how technical debt can turn into a serious problem if it is left unatten...
Supporting High-quality Early Childhood Education Services throught ICTs
Found in: Advanced Learning Technologies, IEEE International Conference on
By Rubén Míguez, Juan M. Santos, Luis Anido
Issue Date:July 2010
pp. 586-590
Nowadays early childhood schools are places where kids are not only taken care of but also where carefully planned educational activities (based on pedagogical frameworks) are carried out. In such centers, practitioners observe, analyze and assess children...
Process Tolerant Design Using Thermal and Power-Supply Tolerance in Pipeline Based Circuits
Found in: Design and Diagnostics of Electronic Circuits and Systems
By J. Semiao, J. J. Rodriguez-Andina, F. Vargas, M. Santos, I. Teixeira, P. Teixeira
Issue Date:April 2008
pp. 1-4
This paper describes a thermal and power-supply tolerant design methodology for pipeline based circuits. It is shown that by making the circuit more tolerant to V<inf>DD</inf> and temperature (T) instability, even in the presence of process var...
Architecting CORBA-Based Frameworks to Support Distributed and Interoperable Training Systems in Large Enterprises
Found in: Enabling Technologies, IEEE International Workshops on
By Luis Anido, Manuel Caeiro, Judith Rodríguez, Juan M. Santos
Issue Date:June 2002
pp. 170
Nowadays, Enterprise Software Systems are mainly distributed. Distribution promises better efficiency, scalability, and availability, specifically of large-scale systems. This is also true for the computer-based training systems used by Training Department...
Flow Control in the High-Speed Thunder and Lightning ATM Network
Found in: Computer Communications and Networks, International Conference on
By M. Santos, P. Melliar-Smith, L. Moser
Issue Date:October 1998
pp. 243
No summary available.
The relative contributions of internal motor cues and external semantic cues to anticipatory smooth pursuit
Found in: Proceedings of the Symposium on Eye Tracking Research and Applications (ETRA '14)
By Elio M. Santos, Nicholas M. Ross
Issue Date:March 2014
pp. 183-186
Smooth pursuit eye movements anticipate the future motion of targets when future motion is either signaled by visual cues or inferred from past history. To study the effect of anticipation derived from movement planning, the eye pursued a cursor whose hori...
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...
Towards a Framework to Support ICT-Based Processes in Early Care Settings
Found in: Advanced Learning Technologies, IEEE International Conference on
By Rubén Miguez, Juan M. Santos, Luis Anido
Issue Date:July 2009
pp. 649-651
Early childhood education has evolved from simply taking care of children to being an integrated stage within the development process. ICT are playing a key role to improve this process and to let families and educators to cooperate. A set of specific requ...
An exploratory study to investigate the impact of conceptualization in god class detection
Found in: Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Evaluation and Assessment in Software Engineering (EASE '13)
By Carlos V. A. Silva, José A. M. Santos
Issue Date:April 2013
pp. 48-59
Context: The concept of code smells is widespread in Software Engineering. However, in spite of the many discussions and claims about them, there are few empirical studies to support or contest these ideas. In particular, the study of the human perception ...
A preliminary assessment of Haskell's software transactional memory constructs
Found in: Proceedings of the 28th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC '13)
By André L. M. Santos, Fernando Castor, Francisco Soares-Neto
Issue Date:March 2013
pp. 1696-1697
In recent years, usage of multicore architectures has boosted the need for concurrency. Many researchers have pointed out Software Transactional Memory (STM) as an easy way to achieve it. This study presents a preliminary evaluation of Haskell's STM constr...
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...