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Business Modeling for Digital TV Services: An Approach Focused on the Analysis of User Experience
Found in: Web Congress, Latin American
By Elizabeth Furtado, Vasco Furtado, Agostinho Pascalicchio
Issue Date:November 2009
pp. 85-91
This article presents a strategy to support the definition of a business model for Digital TV that prioritizes the valorization of knowledge of the professionals working in the areas of HCI and business, leading them to share knowledge. The authors advocat...
WikiCrimes as an Open Institutional Environment: A Study Case
Found in: 2013 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Joint Conferences on Web Intelligence (WI) and Intelligent Agent Technologies (IAT)
By Marcos de Oliveira,Martin Purvis,Vasco Furtado
Issue Date:November 2013
pp. 25-30
WikiCrimes is a collaborative system where users can store information about crime occurrences in a georeferenced database. Anyone can access WikiCrimes to consult or add information to the database. In this paper we describe the further work done to exten...
Open Government and Citizen Participation in Law Enforcement via Crowd Mapping
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Vasco Furtado,Carlos Caminha,Leonardo Ayres,Henrique Santos
Issue Date:July 2012
pp. 63-69
The authors describe WikiCrimes, a project founded on a website of the same name that aims to offer a common interaction space for the general public where they can note criminal activity and track the lo-cations where such crimes occur. The goal is to enc...
Semantic Inferentialist Analyser: A Semantic Analyser for Natural Language Sentences
Found in: Information and Human Language Technology, Brazilian Symposium in
By Vladia Pinheiro, Tarcisio Pequeno, Vasco Furtado, Douglas Nogueira
Issue Date:September 2009
pp. 89-97
This paper describes the Semantic Inferentialist Analyzer (SIA), which implements an algorithm for semantic analysis of sentences that reasons on the inferential content of concepts and sentences patterns. The inferential semantic relatedness measure and t...
A Method for Identifying Malicious Activity in Collaborative Systems with Maps
Found in: Social Network Analysis and Mining, International Conference on Advances in
By Vasco Furtado, Thiago Assunção, Marcos de Oliveira, Mairon Belchior, Jonathan D'Orleans
Issue Date:July 2009
pp. 334-337
In this paper we describe the method we have created for the purpose of identifying misbehavior of users who intends to generate false trends in digital maps. Basically, the idea is to identify patterns of communities of users who strongly contribute with ...
Open Collaborative Systems as Institutions of Agents
Found in: Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agent Technology, IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on
By Marcos de Oliveira, Vasco Furtado, Stephen Cranefield, Martin Purvis
Issue Date:December 2008
pp. 100-103
A wiki is a typical Web 2.0 system where people from various backgrounds interoperate and/or cooperate, sharing information and, at the same time, building a knowledge base on different areas of interest. Its characteristics are very similar to the ones ow...
Using a Problem Solving Method for Dynamic Configuration of Data Mining Applications on the Grid
Found in: Semantics, Knowledge and Grid, International Conference on
By Francisco Flávio de Souza, Vasco Furtado
Issue Date:November 2005
pp. 29
In this paper, we describe how SMARTBASEG, a knowledge-based architecture, can optimize dynamically data mining (DM) applications for the Grid. SMARTBASEG can be seen as a layer that intercepts the submission of a DM application to the Grid, identifies the...
Using Explanations of Agents to Increase Understanding of Simulations for Tutoring Police Allocation
Found in: Advanced Learning Technologies, IEEE International Conference on
By Eurico Vasconcelos, Vasco Furtado
Issue Date:July 2005
pp. 895-897
This article describes the ExpertCop tutorial system, a simulator of crime in an urban region. In ExpertCop, the students (police officers) configure and allocate an available police force according to a selected geographic region and then interact with th...
Geração de interfaces através de sistemas baseados em conhecimento: uma abordagem centrada em explicações de modelos de resolução de problemas
Found in: Proceedings of the 2005 Latin American conference on Human-computer interaction (CLIHC '05)
By Andreia Liborio, Elizabeth Furtado, Ismael Rocha, Vasco Furtado
Issue Date:October 2005
pp. 332-337
O processo de geração de interface de usuário é complexo e exige um grande esforço do especialista porque existem várias combinações possíveis e incertezas sobre a mesma opção. Acreditamos que é i...
Towards the generation of explanations for semantic web services in OWL-S
Found in: Proceedings of the 2008 ACM symposium on Applied computing (SAC '08)
By Alyssa Glass, Carlos G. Fernandes, Deborah L. McGuinness, Vasco Furtado
Issue Date:March 2008
pp. 28-34
In this article we define a system, called XplainS that automatically generates an infrastructure for providing explanations of semantic web services described in OWL-S. XplainS has a strategy for generating production rules from a flow where several level...