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  1. Content type: LADC 2011

    This paper considers the estimation of reliability and availability of intrusion-tolerant systems subject to non-detectable intrusions caused by stealth attacks. We observe that typical intrusion tolerance tec...

    Authors: Luís Teixeira d’Aguiar Norton Brandão and Alysson Neves Bessani

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2012 18:62

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2012 18:74

  2. Content type: LADC 2011

    Sensor nodes in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) are prone to failures due to the fragile hardware, malicious attacks, or hostile or harsh environment. In order to assure reliable, long-term monitoring of the phen...

    Authors: Andréa Weber, Alexander Robert Kutzke and Stefano Chessa

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2012 18:57

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  3. Content type: LADC 2011

    Replication is a well-established approach to increasing database availability. Many database replication protocols have been proposed for the crash-stop failure model, in which servers fail silently. Fewer da...

    Authors: Fernando Pedone and Nicolas Schiper

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2012 18:60

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  4. Content type: LADC 2011

    The Service Component Architecture (SCA) makes it possible to combine existing and new services based on a variety of technologies with components built using a component-based development approach. However, w...

    Authors: Fernando Castor, Douglas Siqueira Leite and Cecília Mary F. Rubira

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2012 18:59

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  5. Content type: Editorial

    Authors: Maria Cristina Ferreira de Oliveira

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2011 17:45

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  6. Content type: Original Paper

    The volume of spatial information on the Web grows daily, both in the form of online maps and as references to places embedded in documents and pages. Considering the spatial information needs of users, it is ...

    Authors: Ivre Marjorie R. Machado, Rafael Odon de Alencar, Roberto de Oliveira Campos Jr. and Clodoveu A. Davis Jr.

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2011 17:44

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  7. Content type: Original Paper

    Collaboration networks are social networks in which relationships represent some kind of professional collaboration. The study of collaboration networks can help identify individuals or groups that are importa...

    Authors: Vinícius P. Freire and Daniel R. Figueiredo

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2011 17:41

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  8. Content type: Original Paper

    Nowadays, there is a large volume of semantically annotated multimedia data available in the Semantic Web. These data have originated from several different sources, generating new issues about their storage a...

    Authors: Luciano Bernardes de Paula, Rodolfo da Silva Villaça and Maurício Ferreira Magalhães

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2011 17:42

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  9. Content type: Original Paper

    Educational modules—concise units of study, composed of theoretical and practical content, which can be delivered to learners by using technological and computational resources—are relevant mechanisms to impro...

    Authors: Ellen Francine Barbosa and José Carlos Maldonado

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2011 17:43

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  10. Content type: Original Paper

    Subsequence identification consists of identifying real positions of a specific video clip in a video stream together with the operations that may be used to transform the former into a subsequence from the la...

    Authors: Silvio Jamil Ferzoli Guimarães and Zenilton Kleber Gonçalves do Patrocínio Jr.

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2011 17:36

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  11. Content type: Editorial

    Authors: Maria Cristina Ferreira de Oliveira

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2011 17:39

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  12. Content type: Original Paper

    The Iterated Prisoner’s Dilemma (IPD) has been used as a paradigm for studying the emergence of cooperation among individual agents. Many computer experiments show that cooperation does arise under certain con...

    Authors: Ana L. C. Bazzan, Ana Peleteiro and Juan C. Burguillo

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2011 17:38

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  13. Content type: Original Paper

    Research on trajectory behavior has increased significantly in the last few years. The focus has been on the search for patterns considering the movement of the moving object in space and time, essentially loo...

    Authors: Luis Otavio Alvares, Alisson Moscato Loy, Chiara Renso and Vania Bogorny

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2011 17:37

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  14. Content type: Original Paper

    Regulation of social exchanges refers to controlling social exchanges between agents so that the balance of exchange values involved in the exchanges are continuously kept—as far as possible—near to equilibriu...

    Authors: Graçaliz Pereira Dimuro, Antônio Carlos da Rocha Costa, Luciano Vargas Gonçalves and Diego Rodrigues Pereira

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2011 17:35

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  15. Content type: Editorial

    Authors: Maria Cristina Ferreira de Oliveira

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2011 17:34

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  16. Content type: Original Paper

    This paper presents a novel technique for detection of point landmarks in volumetric medical images based on a three-dimensional (3D) Phase Congruency (PC) model. A bank of 3D log-Gabor filters is specially de...

    Authors: Ricardo J. Ferrari, Stéphane Allaire, Andrew Hope, John Kim, David Jaffray and Vladimir Pekar

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2011 17:32

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  17. Content type: Original Paper

    Biomedical Named Entities (NEs) are phrases or combinations of phrases that denote specific objects or groups of objects in the biomedical literature. Research on Named Entity Recognition (NER) is one of the m...

    Authors: Rodrigo Rafael Villarreal Goulart, Vera Lúcia Strube de Lima and Clarissa Castellã Xavier

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2011 17:31

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  18. Content type: Original Paper

    Flooding is a critical global problem, which is growing more severe due to the effects of climate change. This problem is particularly acute in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, where flooding during the rainy s...

    Authors: Danny Hughes, Jo Ueyama, Eduardo Mendiondo, Nelson Matthys, Wouter Horré, Sam Michiels, Christophe Huygens, Wouter Joosen, Ka Lok Man and Sheng-Uei Guan

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2011 17:29

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  19. Content type: Editorial

    Authors: Maria Cristina F. de Oliveira

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2011 17:30

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  20. Content type: Original Paper

    The Robot Soccer domain has become an important artificial intelligence test bench and a widely studied research area. It is a domain with real, dynamic, and uncertain environment, where teams of robots cooper...

    Authors: José Angelo Gurzoni Jr., Murilo Fernandes Martins, Flavio Tonidandel and Reinaldo A. C. Bianchi

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2011 17:28

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  21. Content type: Original Paper

    The study and characterization of node mobility in wireless networks is extremely important to foresee the node distribution in the network, enabling the creation of suitable models, and thus a more accurate p...

    Authors: Fernando Luís Dotti, Paulo Fernandes and Cristina M. Nunes

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2011 17:26

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  22. Content type: Original Paper

    Graph clustering is an important issue for several applications associated with data analysis in graphs. However, the discovery of groups of highly connected nodes that can represent clusters is not an easy ta...

    Authors: Mariá C. V. Nascimento and André C. P. L. F. Carvalho

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2010 17:27

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  23. Content type: Original Paper

    An automatic speech recognition system has modules that depend on the language and, while there are many public resources for some languages (e.g., English and Japanese), the resources for Brazilian Portuguese...

    Authors: Nelson Neto, Carlos Patrick, Aldebaro Klautau and Isabel Trancoso

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2010 17:23

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  24. Content type: Original Paper

    The Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) specification defines a set of protocols for promoting pervasive network connectivity of computers and intelligent devices or appliances. Nowadays, the UPnP technology is bec...

    Authors: Thiago Sales, Leandro Sales, Hyggo Almeida and Angelo Perkusich

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2010 16:22

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  25. Content type: Original Paper

    This paper presents a model, called the StoryToCode, which allows designing iTV programs focusing on using software components. First, StoryToCode allows transforming a storyboard into an abstract description ...

    Authors: Manoel C. Marques Neto and Celso A. S. Santos

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2010 16:21

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  26. Content type: Original Paper

    NCL, the standard declarative language of the Brazilian Terrestrial Digital TV System and ITU-T Recommendation for IPTV Services, provides a high level of reuse in the design of hypermedia applications. In thi...

    Authors: Carlos de Salles Soares Neto, Luiz Fernando Gomes Soares and Clarisse Sieckenius de Souza

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2010 16:17

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  27. Content type: Original Paper

    The need for domain ontologies motivates the research on structured information extraction from texts. A foundational part of this process is the identification of domain relevant compound terms. This paper pr...

    Authors: Lucelene Lopes, Renata Vieira, Maria José Finatto and Daniel Martins

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2010 16:20

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  28. Content type: Original Paper

    Videos have become a predominant part of users’ daily lives on the Web, especially with the emergence of online video sharing systems such as YouTube. Since users can independently share videos in these system...

    Authors: Tiago Rodrigues, Fabrício Benevenuto, Virgílio Almeida, Jussara Almeida and Marcos Gonçalves

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2010 16:19

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  29. Content type: Original Paper

    We propose RelHunter, a machine learning-based method for the extraction of structured information from text. RelHunter’s key idea is to model the target structures as a relation over entities. Hence, the modelin...

    Authors: Eraldo R. Fernandes, Ruy L. Milidiú and Raúl P. Rentería

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2010 16:18

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  30. Content type: Original Paper

    Opportunistic computational grids use idle processor cycles from shared machines to enable the execution of long-running parallel applications. Besides computational power, these applications may also consume ...

    Authors: Raphael Y. de Camargo, Fernando Castor and Fabio Kon

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2010 16:16

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  31. Content type: Original Paper

    In mobile computing environments, the tracking of users allows applications to adapt to the contexts visited by users (Context Awareness). In recent years, the use of context information and users’ profiles ha...

    Authors: Jader M. Silva, João H. Rosa, Jorge L. V. Barbosa, Débora N. F. Barbosa and Luiz A. M. Palazzo

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2010 16:15

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  32. Content type: Editorial

    Authors: Maria Cristina F. de Oliveira

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2010 16:14

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  33. Content type: Original Paper

    Software differs from most manufactured products because it is intangible. This characteristic makes it difficult to detect, control, and understand how it evolves. This paper presents an approach based on sof...

    Authors: Rafael da Silva Viterbo de Cepêda, Andréa Magalhães Magdaleno, Leonardo Gresta Paulino Murta and Cláudia Maria Lima Werner

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2010 16:11

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  34. Content type: Original Paper

    It is a common behavior for human beings to use gestures as a means of expression, as a complement to speaking, or as a self-contained communication mode. In the field of Human–Computer Interaction, this behav...

    Authors: Alexandre Savaris and Aldo von Wangenheim

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2010 16:9

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  35. Content type: Original Paper

    Globally distributed information systems development has become a key strategy for large sections of the software industry. This involves outsourcing projects to third parties or offshoring development to divi...

    Authors: Valentine Casey

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2010 16:13

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  36. Content type: Original Paper

    In this paper, we argue that the most favorable uses of aspects happen when their code relies extensively on quantified statements, i.e., statements that may affect many parts of a system. When this happens, a...

    Authors: Marco Tulio Valente, Cesar Couto, Jaqueline Faria and Sérgio Soares

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2010 16:8

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  37. Content type: Invited Paper

    Requirements Engineering (RE) is a relatively young discipline, and still many advances have been achieved during the last decades. In particular, numerous RE approaches are proposed in the literature with the...

    Authors: Sergio España, Nelly Condori-Fernandez, Arturo González and Óscar Pastor

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2010 16:3

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  38. Content type: Invited Paper

    We present an approach that provides automatic or semi-automatic support for evolution and change management in heterogeneous legacy landscapes where (1) legacy heterogeneous, possibly distributed platforms ar...

    Authors: Tiziana Margaria, Bernhard Steffen and Christian Kubczak

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2010 16:4

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  39. Content type: Original Paper

    This work presents a master-slave parallel genetic algorithm for the protein folding problem, using the 3D-HP side-chain model (3D-HP-SC). This model is sparsely studied in the literature, although more expres...

    Authors: César Manuel Vargas Benítez and Heitor Silvério Lopes

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2010 16:2

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  40. Content type: Original Paper

    Agents in agreement protocols play well-distinct roles. Proposers propose values to the acceptors, which will accept proposals and inform the learners so they detect that an agreement has been reached. A fourth r...

    Authors: Lasaro Camargos, Rodrigo Schmidt, Edmundo Madeira and Fernando Pedone

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2010 16:1

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  41. Content type: Invited Paper

    Schema matching is a fundamental issue to many database applications, such as query mediation and data warehousing. It becomes a challenge when different vocabularies are used to refer to the same real-world c...

    Authors: Luiz André P. Paes Leme, Marco A. Casanova, Karin K. Breitman and Antonio L. Furtado

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2010 16:5

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  42. Content type: Editorial

    Authors: Maria Cristina F. de Oliveira

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2010 16:6

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