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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 ...
Designing Tools that Allows Children in the Early Childhood to Program Robots
This paper describes the design and evaluation process of two mobile programming assistance tools that allow children in the early childhood to develop programs and execute them using robots. The tools are called TITIBOTS ...
GQM+Strategies and IDEAL: A Combination of Approaches to Achieve Continuous SPI An Experience Report in a Large Multi-industry State-Owned Company
GQM+Strategies is an approach that aligns the business goals at each level of an organization to strategies and assesses the achievement of goals. The IDEAL model is an organizational improvement model. In this paper, ...
Supporting phobia treatment with virtual reality: systematic desensitization using oculus rift
An irrational fear is called a phobia. Cognitive therapy teaches patients how to respond to triggering stimuli, by relaxing their mind and entering a state of reduced anxiety. Some of these methods depend on patient’s ...
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 ...
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 ...
Building a Personalized Cancer Treatment System
This paper reports the process by which a personalized cancer treatment system was built, following a user-centered approach. We give some background on personalized cancer treatment, the particular tumor chemosensitivity ...