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Reporte técnico sobre Visual Studio 2010
Automatic recognition of the American sign language ﬁngerspelling alphabet to assist people living with speech or hearing impairments
Sign languages are natural languages used mostly by deaf and hard of hearing people. Different development opportunities for people with these disabilities are limited because of communication problems. The advances in ...
Alexa vs. Siri vs. Cortana vs. Google Assistant: A Comparison of Speech-Based Natural User Interfaces
Natural User Interfaces (NUI) are supposed to be used by humans in a very logic way. However, the run to deploy Speech-based NUIs by the industry has had a large impact on the naturality of such interfaces. This paper ...
Human aspects of ubiquitous computing: a study addressing willingness to use it and privacy issues
Identifying the human aspects related to ubiquitous systems focused on people’s willingness to use them and privacy concerns was our goal. We selected two ubiquitous systems: a wearable system (Google Glass) and an embedded ...
Use of Emerging 3D Printing and Modeling Technologies in the Health Domain
Three-Dimensional (3D) technologies emerged from the technological advances in manufacturing required to produce physical versions of digital models. The most attractive feature of 3D technologies is that virtual models ...
Development and Evaluation of Augmented Object Prototypes for Notifications in Collaborative Writing Environments
In Ubiquitous Computing, augmented objects refer to those elements of the real world which have been provided with computational capabilities to meet a specific need. Meanwhile, Collaborative Writing Environments (CWE) ...
A Comparison between a Relational Database and a Graph Database in the context of a Personalized Cancer Treatment Application
This paper presents a performance comparison between a relational database (implemented in MySQL) and a graph database (implemented in Neo4j). Unlike traditional benchmarks, this comparison is made in the context of a real ...
A mobile application that allows children in the early childhood to program robots
Children born in the Information Age are digital natives; this characteristic should be exploited to improve the learning process through the use of technology. This paper addresses the design, construction, and evaluation ...
Supporting User Awareness Using Smart Device-Based Notifications
This paper provides an overview of a doctoral research project which focuses in developing a framework to allow smart device-based notifications to provide user awareness. Notifications are mechanisms by which the user’s ...
Visualizing IT budget to improve stakeholder communication in the decision making process
Traditionally in large enterprises, budget cuts are a treat for IT departments. One way to guard IT budget is visualizing the impacts in IT services of such cuts. Data visualization tools are capable of bridging the gap ...