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  1. Content type: Research

    Parallel processing in the era of many-core processors demands high-performance networks-on-chip and parallel communication based on intra-chip message passing. In this context, wireless networks-on-chip (WiNo...

    Authors: Amanda M.P. Amorim, Poliana A.C. Oliveira and Henrique C. Freitas

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2015 21:6

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    This paper presents how to improve model reduction for Markov decision process (MDP), a technique that generates equivalent MDPs that can be smaller than the original MDP. In order to improve the current state...

    Authors: Felipe M Santos, Leliane N Barros and Felipe W Trevizan

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2015 21:5

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  3. Content type: Research

    Open Information Extraction (Open IE) aims to obtain not predefined, domain-independent relations from text. This article introduces the Open IE research field, thoroughly discussing the main ideas and systems...

    Authors: Clarissa Castellã Xavier, Vera Lúcia Strube de Lima and Marlo Souza

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2015 21:4

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  4. Content type: Research

    Versioning has proven to be essential in areas like software development or data and knowledge management. For systems or applications making use of documents formatted according to the Resource Description Fr...

    Authors: Juliano de Almeida Monte-Mor and Adilson Marques da Cunha

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2015 21:3

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  5. Content type: Research

    Part-of-speech tagging is an important preprocessing step in many natural language processing applications. Despite much work already carried out in this field, there is still room for improvement, especially ...

    Authors: Erick R Fonseca, João Luís G Rosa and Sandra Maria Aluísio

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2015 21:2

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  6. Content type: Research

    Similarity measures have application in many scenarios of digital image processing. The correntropy is a robust and relatively new similarity measure that recently has been employed in various engineering appl...

    Authors: Aluisio I Rêgo Fontes, Samuel Xavier-de-Souza, Adrião D Dória Neto and Luiz Felipe de Queiroz Silveira

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2014 20:18

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  7. Content type: Research

    There are several application scenarios that can take advantage from the efficient processing of similarity operations in complex data types, such as multimedia data. Among them, it is possible to mention the ...

    Authors: Jessica Andressa de Souza, Humberto Luiz Razente and Maria Camila N Barioni

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2014 20:17

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  8. Content type: Research

    In this work, we consider the graph sandwich decision problem for property Π, introduced by Golumbic, Kaplan and Shamir: given two graphs G1=(V,E1) and G2=(V,E2), the question is to know whether there exists a gr...

    Authors: Fernanda Couto, Luerbio Faria and Sulamita Klein

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2014 20:16

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  9. Content type: Research

    BioTextRetriever is a Web-based search tool for retrieving relevant literature in Molecular Biology and related domains from MEDLINE. The core of BioTextRetriever is the dynamic construction of a classifier ca...

    Authors: Célia Talma Gonçalves, Rui Camacho and Eugénio Oliveira

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2014 20:13

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  10. Content type: Research

    Traditional data classification techniques usually divide the data space into sub-spaces, each representing a class. Such a division is carried out considering only physical attributes of the training data (e....

    Authors: Murillo G Carneiro, João LG Rosa, Alneu A Lopes and Liang Zhao

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2014 20:14

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  11. Content type: Research

    Term extraction is highly relevant as it is the basis for several tasks, such as the building of dictionaries, taxonomies, and ontologies, as well as the translation and organization of text data.

    Authors: Merley da Silva Conrado, Ariani Di Felippo, Thiago Alexandre Salgueiro Pardo and Solange Oliveira Rezende

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2014 20:12

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  12. Content type: Research

    In this paper, we report the results of an action research conducted to design a communication device to help a non-verbal child develop language skills. Participatory design (PD) is frequently regarded as a c...

    Authors: Luciana Correia Lima de Faria Borges, Lucia Vilela Leite Filgueiras, Cristiano Maciel and Vinicius Carvalho Pereira

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2014 20:10

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  13. Content type: Research

    Due to the constant demand for new information and timely updates of services and content in order to satisfy the user’s needs, web site automation has emerged as a solution to automate several personalization...

    Authors: Marcos Aurélio Domingues, Carlos Soares, Alípio Mário Jorge and Solange Oliveira Rezende

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2014 20:11

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  14. Content type: Research

    The determination of an order for integration and testing of aspects and classes is a difficult optimization problem. This order should be associated to a minimal possible stubbing cost. To determine such orde...

    Authors: Wesley Klewerton Guez Assunção, Thelma Elita Colanzi, Silvia Regina Vergilio and Aurora Trinidad Ramirez Pozo

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2014 20:9

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  15. Content type: Research

    The use of electric vehicles (EVs) and vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technologies have been advocated as an efficient way to reduce the intermittency of renewable energy sources in smart grids. However, operating on V...

    Authors: Gabriel de O Ramos, Juan C Burguillo and Ana LC Bazzan

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2014 20:8

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  16. Content type: Research

    There are substantial benefits to be gained from ranking optimization in several information retrieval and recommendation systems. However, the analysis of ranking evaluation functions (REFs), which play a maj...

    Authors: Sergio F da Silva, Letricia PS Avalhais, Marcos A Batista, Celia AZ Barcelos and Agma JM Traina

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2014 20:7

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  17. Content type: Research

    Parallel computing is a powerful way to reduce computation time and to improve the quality of solutions of evolutionary algorithms (EAs). At first, parallel EAs (PEAs) ran on very expensive and not easily avai...

    Authors: Mônica S Pais, Igor S Peretta, Keiji Yamanaka and Edmilson R Pinto

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2014 20:6

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  18. Content type: Research

    Question-and-answer (Q&A) sites have shown to be a valuable resource for helping people to solve their everyday problems. These sites currently enable a large number of contributors to exchange expertise by di...

    Authors: Adabriand Furtado, Nigini Oliveira and Nazareno Andrade

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2014 20:5

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  19. Content type: Research

    Reorganization of rows and columns of a matrix does not modify data but may ease or impair visual analysis of data similarities in this structure, according to Gestalt spatial proximity laws. However, there ar...

    Authors: Celmar Guimarães da Silva, Marivaldo Felipe de Melo, Felipi de Paula e Silva and João Meidanis

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2014 20:3

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  20. Content type: Research

    Self-adaptive systems are software-intensive systems endowed with the ability to respond to a variety of changes that may occur in their environment, goals, or the system itself by adapting their structure and...

    Authors: Javier Cámara, Rogério de Lemos, Nuno Laranjeiro, Rafael Ventura and Marco Vieira

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2014 20:1

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  21. Content type: Research

    Web applications have become increasingly vulnerable and exposed to malicious attacks that could affect essential properties of information systems such as confidentiality, integrity, or availability. To cope ...

    Authors: Rim Akrout, Eric Alata, Mohamed Kaaniche and Vincent Nicomette

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2014 20:4

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  22. Content type: Research

    The manual creation of new Internet- and IT-based applications is currently a limiting factor in enabling new and innovative services to be quickly available. We advocate that semi-automated service creation t...

    Authors: Ernani Azevêdo, Carlos Kamienski, Ramide Dantas, Börje Ohlman and Djamel Sadok

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2014 20:2

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  23. Content type: Editorial

    Authors: Maria Cristina Ferreira de Oliveira

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2013 19:122

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  24. Content type: Original Paper

    Microalgae are unicellular organisms that have different shapes, sizes and structures. Classifying these microalgae manually can be an expensive task, because thousands of microalgae can be found in even a sma...

    Authors: Paulo Drews- Jr., Rafael G. Colares, Pablo Machado, Matheus de Faria, Amália Detoni and Virgínia Tavano

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2013 19:121

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  25. Content type: Survey Paper

    An automatic music transcriber is a device that detects, without human interference, the musical gestures required to play a particular piece. Many techniques have been proposed to solve the problem of automat...

    Authors: Tiago Fernandes Tavares, Jayme Garcia Arnal Barbedo, Romis Attux and Amauri Lopes

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2013 19:118

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  26. Content type: Original Paper

    As computer programs become increasingly complex, techniques for ensuring trustworthiness of information manipulated by them become critical. In this work, we use the Coq proof assistant to formalise a

    Authors: Rodrigo Ribeiro, Lucília Figueiredo and Carlos Camarão

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2013 19:119

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  27. Content type: Editorial

    Authors: Maria Cristina Ferreira de Oliveira

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2013 19:120

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  28. Content type: Original Paper

    Agile software development methods have been increasingly adopted worldwide and became one of the mainstream software development approaches. Agile methods have also had an impact on software engineering educa...

    Authors: Claudia de O. Melo, Viviane Santos, Eduardo Katayama, Hugo Corbucci, Rafael Prikladnicki, Alfredo Goldman and Fabio Kon

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2013 19:114

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  29. Content type: Survey Paper

    Computing and communication systems have improved our way of life, but have also contributed to an increased data exposure and, consequently, to identity theft. A possible way to overcome this issue is by the ...

    Authors: Paulo Henrique Pisani and Ana Carolina Lorena

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2013 19:117

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  30. Content type: Survey Paper

    The task of Relation Extraction is one of the main challenges in Natural Language Processing. We present a review of the state-of-the-art for Relation Extraction in free texts, addressing the progress and diff...

    Authors: Sandra Collovini de Abreu, Tiago Luis Bonamigo and Renata Vieira

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2013 19:116

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  31. Content type: Original Paper

    Wireless local area networks have become vastly popular, and IEEE 802.11 is the chosen standard for almost all wireless devices. This standard specifies several modulation and channel coding techniques that mu...

    Authors: Luciano J. Chaves, Edmundo R. M. Madeira and Islene C. Garcia

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2013 19:113

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  32. Content type: Original Paper

    BitTorrent currently contributes a significant amount of inter-ISP traffic. This has motivated research and development to explore caching and locality-aware neighbor selection mechanisms for costly traffic re...

    Authors: Lesandro Ponciano, Nazareno Andrade and Francisco Brasileiro

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2013 19:112

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  33. Content type: Original Paper

    Due to the growing interest in social networks, link prediction has received significant attention. Link prediction is mostly based on graph-based features, with some recent approaches focusing on domain seman...

    Authors: José Eduardo Ochoa Luna, Kate Revoredo and Fabio Gagliardi Cozman

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2013 19:108

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  34. Content type: Original Paper

    Software organizations have increased their interest in software process improvement (SPI). Nowadays, there are several frameworks that support SPI implementation. Some of them, such as CMMI (Capability Maturi...

    Authors: Monalessa Perini Barcellos, Ricardo de Almeida Falbo and Ana Regina Rocha

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2013 19:106

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  35. Content type: Original Paper

    Algorithms for constraint set satisfiability and simplification of Haskell type class constraints are used during type inference in order to allow the inference of more accurate types and to detect ambiguity. ...

    Authors: Rodrigo Ribeiro, Carlos Camarão and Lucília Figueiredo

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2013 19:107

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  36. Content type: Original Paper

    Many literature papers evaluate solutions in wireless sensor networks by simulation experiments. However, little attention is given to the adequacy of the simulator propagation models to the environment in whi...

    Authors: Afonso D. Ribas, Antonio R. Carvalho Jr., Carlos M. S. Figueiredo and Eduardo F. Nakamura

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2013 19:105

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  37. Content type: Original Paper

    The Brazilian symposium on computer networks and distributed systems (SBRC) reached its 30th edition as the paramount scientific event in the area of computer networks and distributed systems in Brazil. Faced ...

    Authors: Guilherme Maia, Pedro O. S. Vaz de Melo, Daniel L. Guidoni, Fernanda S.H. Souza, Thiago H. Silva, Jussara M. Almeida and Antonio A. F. Loureiro

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2013 19:109

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  38. Content type: Original Paper

    The fast growth in the consumer digital photography industry during the past decade has led to the acquisition and storage of large personal and public digital collections containing photos with different qual...

    Authors: Claudio S. V. C. Cavalcanti, Herman Martins Gomes and José Eustáquio Rangel De Queiroz

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2013 19:102

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  39. Content type: Original Paper

    Embedded systems are increasingly present in many electronic devices and is often related to critical applications. Therefore, the need for a well planned and executed testing procedure is even higher. We inte...

    Authors: Rodrigo Fraxino Araujo, Marcio Eduardo Delamaro and Jose Carlos Maldonado

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2013 19:104

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  40. Content type: Original Paper

    This paper discusses ambiguity in the context of languages that support context-dependent overloading, such as Haskell. A type system for a Haskell-like programming language that supports context-dependent ove...

    Authors: Rodrigo Ribeiro and Carlos Camarão

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2013 19:103

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  41. Content type: Original Paper

    This paper discusses the challenges of executing a long-term application on a computational grid, which generates the climatology of the atmospheric numerical model BRAMS (Brazilian development on Regional Atmosp...

    Authors: Eugenio Sper de Almeida, Haroldo Fraga de Campos Velho and Airam Jonatas Preto

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2013 19:99

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  42. Content type: Original Paper

    The Hajós’ Theorem (Wiss Z Martin Luther Univ Math-Natur Reihe, 10, pp 116–117, 1961) shows a necessary and sufficient condition for the chromatic number of a given graph http://static-content.springer.com/image/art%3A10.1007%2Fs13173-012-0098-y/13173_2012_Article_98_TeX2GIF_IEq1.gif ...

    Authors: J. Araujo and C. Linhares Sales

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2013 19:98

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  43. Content type: WEBMEDIA 2010

    Volume visualization has numerous applications that benefit different knowledge domains, such as biology, medicine, meteorology, oceanography, geology, among others. With the continuous advances of technology,...

    Authors: Marcos Vinicius Mussel Cirne and Hélio Pedrini

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2012 19:97

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  44. Content type: WEBMEDIA 2010

    Various operations related to Quality of Service (QoS) management in communication networks require the clients/users to specify the quality level of the network service. The current QoS proposals adopt a fixe...

    Authors: José Cé Júnior, Achilles C. Prudêncio, Roberto Willrich and Madalena P. da Silva

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2012 19:94

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