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  1. Individuals with visual impairment face varied challenges when attending education programs in many fields and levels. In computing education programs, the frequent required use of charts, graphs, and diagrams...

    Authors: Leandro Luque, Leônidas O. Brandão, Elisabeti Kira and Anarosa A. F. Brandão

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2018 24:4

    Content type: Research

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  2. The aspect-oriented requirements engineering (AORE) area intends to provide more appropriated strategies for software concern identification, classification (as crosscutting or non-crosscutting), and modulariz...

    Authors: Paulo Afonso Parreira Júnior and Rosângela Aparecida Dellosso Penteado

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2018 24:3

    Content type: Research

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  3. Input/output (I/O) attacks have received increasing attention during the last decade. These attacks are performed by malicious peripherals that make read or write accesses to DRAM memory or to memory embedded ...

    Authors: Benoît Morgan, Éric Alata, Vincent Nicomette and Mohamed Kaâniche

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2018 24:2

    Content type: Research

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  4. The class of robot convergence tasks has been shown to capture fundamental aspects of fault-tolerant computability. A set of asynchronous robots that may fail by crashing, start from unknown places in some given ...

    Authors: Armando Castañeda, Sergio Rajsbaum and Matthieu Roy

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2018 24:1

    Content type: Research

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  5. Reliable broadcast is a fundamental building block in fault-tolerant distributed systems. It consists of a basic primitive that provides agreement among processes of the system on the delivery of each broadcas...

    Authors: Denis Jeanneau, Luiz A. Rodrigues, Luciana Arantes and Elias P. Duarte Jr.

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2017 23:15

    Content type: Research

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  6. Businesses are nowadays deploying their services online, reaching out to clients all around the world. Many times deployed as web applications or web services, these business-critical systems typically perform...

    Authors: Nuno Laranjeiro, Seyma Nur Soydemir, Naghmeh Ivaki and Jorge Bernardino

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2017 23:14

    Content type: Research

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  7. Systems-of-systems (SoS) are alliances of independent and interoperable software-intensive systems. SoS often support critical domains, being required to exhibit a reliable operation, specially because people’...

    Authors: Valdemar Vicente Graciano Neto, Carlos Eduardo Barros Paes, Lina Garcés, Milena Guessi, Wallace Manzano, Flavio Oquendo and Elisa Yumi Nakagawa

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2017 23:13

    Content type: Research

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  8. Due to the abstract nature of software architecture concepts, ensuring the correct implementation of architectural decisions is not a trivial task. Divergences between the planned architecture and source code ...

    Authors: Henrique Rocha, Rafael Serapilha Durelli, Ricardo Terra, Sândalo Bessa and Marco Túlio Valente

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2017 23:12

    Content type: Research

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  9. Release planning (RP) is one of the most complex and relevant activities in the iterative and incremental software development, because it addresses all decisions associated with the selection and assignment o...

    Authors: Raphael Saraiva, Allysson Allex Araújo, Altino Dantas, Italo Yeltsin and Jerffeson Souza

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2017 23:11

    Content type: Research

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  10. The Brazilian Symposium on Databases (SBBD) celebrated its 30th edition in October 2015. As the database community has evolved over the years, so has the data analysis area. To celebrate such accomplishments, ...

    Authors: Lucas Henrique Costa de Lima, Gustavo Penha, Laís Mota de Alencar Rocha, Mirella M. Moro, Ana Paula Couto da Silva, Alberto H. F. Laender and José Palazzo M. de Oliveira

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2017 23:10

    Content type: Research

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  11. As text semantics has an important role in text meaning, the term semantics has been seen in a vast sort of text mining studies. However, there is a lack of studies that integrate the different research branch...

    Authors: Roberta Akemi Sinoara, João Antunes and Solange Oliveira Rezende

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2017 23:9

    Content type: Research

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  12. In recent years, large volumes of data have been massively studied by researchers and organizations. In this context, trend analysis is one of the most important areas. Typically, good prediction results are h...

    Authors: Caio Cesar Trucolo and Luciano Antonio Digiampietri

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2017 23:8

    Content type: Research

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  13. Recommender systems help users to deal with the information overload problem by producing personalized content according to their interests. Beyond the traditional recommender strategies, there is a growing ef...

    Authors: Rafael M. D’Addio, Marcos A. Domingues and Marcelo G. Manzato

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2017 23:7

    Content type: Research

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  14. Who are the most effective lawyers in the Labor Court of Rio de Janeiro? Using data from tens of thousands of legal cases, we construct a network of lawyers (directed and weighted) in order to answer this and ...

    Authors: Leonardo Filipe Rodrigues Ribeiro and Daniel Ratton Figueiredo

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2017 23:6

    Content type: Research

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  15. This article defines, implements, and evaluates techniques to automatically compare and recommend conferences. The techniques for comparing conferences use familiar similarity measures and a new measure based ...

    Authors: Grettel Monteagudo García, Bernardo Pereira Nunes, Giseli Rabello Lopes, Marco Antonio Casanova and Luiz André P. Paes Leme

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2017 23:4

    Content type: Research

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  16. One way to measure the scientific progress of a country is to evaluate the curriculum vitae (CV) of its researchers. In Brazil, this is not different. The Lattes Platform is an information system whose primary...

    Authors: Ivison C. Rubim and Vanessa Braganholo

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2017 23:3

    Content type: Research

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  17. Several studies regarding security testing for corporate environments, networks, and systems were developed in the past years. Therefore, to understand how methodologies and tools for security testing have evo...

    Authors: Daniel Dalalana Bertoglio and Avelino Francisco Zorzo

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2017 23:2

    Content type: Research

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  18. Segmentation plays an important role in the pattern recognition and image processing areas. Several techniques have been proposed aiming at solving generic issues or particular applications. Traditionally, the...

    Authors: Vagner M. Gonçalves, Marcio E. Delamaro and Fátima L. S. Nunes

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2017 23:1

    Content type: Research

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  19. Software libraries and frameworks play an important role in software system development. The appropriate usage of their functionalities/components through their APIs, however, is a challenge for developers. Us...

    Authors: Fernanda Madeiral Delfim, Klérisson V. R. Paixão, Damien Cassou and Marcelo de Almeida Maia

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2016 22:9

    Content type: Research

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  20. BETA (Bbased testing approach) is a toolsupported approach to generate test cases from Bmethod specifications through the application of input space partitioning and logical coverage criteria. The BETA tool au...

    Authors: Ernesto C. B. de Matos, Anamaria M. Moreira and João B. de Souza Neto

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2016 22:8

    Content type: Research

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  21. The maximum subsequence problem finds a contiguous subsequence of the largest sum of a sequence of n numbers. Solutions to this problem are used in various branches of science, especially in applications of compu...

    Authors: Anderson C. Lima, Rodrigo G. Branco, Samuel Ferraz, Edson N. Cáceres, Roussian A. Gaioso, Wellington S. Martins and Siang W. Song

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2016 22:7

    Content type: Research

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  22. Service Composition is an important feature of Service Oriented Computing, yet it remains mostly a manual process. Given the dynamic and decentralized nature of services, manual composition is a complex undert...

    Authors: Ramide Dantas, Carlos Kamienski, Stenio Fernandes and Djamel Sadok

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2016 22:6

    Content type: Research

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  23. In this paper, we present a method for protecting and restoring lost or tampered information in images or videos using secure watermarks. The proposed method consists of a combination of techniques that are ab...

    Authors: Pedro Garcia Freitas, Ronaldo Rigoni and Mylène C. Q. Farias

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2016 22:5

    Content type: Research

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  24. A very important issue in lattice theory is how to extend a given operator preserving its algebraic properties. For lattice-valued fuzzy operators framework, in 2008 Saminger-Platz presented a way to extend t-...

    Authors: Eduardo S. Palmeira, Benjamín R.C. Bedregal and José Anchieta G. dos Santos

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2016 22:4

    Content type: Research

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  25. Research concerning to the use of technology in education has received increasing attention from scholars in recent years. This attention has resulted in new educational materials demanding creative ways to pl...

    Authors: Leandro Marques Queiros, Denis Silva da Silveira, Jorge da Silva Correia-Neto and Guilherme Vilar

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2016 22:3

    Content type: Original research article

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  26. Recent national developments in alert systems are the main motivation of this work. The aim is to provide an account on the development and first tests of a new Meteorological Alert System—MAS for mobile devic...

    Authors: Ademir L. Xavier Jr, Daniel Bonatti and Sergio Celaschi

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2016 22:2

    Content type: Research

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  27. Currently, digital filters are employed in a wide range of signal processing applications, using fixed- and floating-point processors. Regarding the former, some filter implementations may be highly prone to e...

    Authors: Renato B. Abreu, Mikhail Y. R. Gadelha, Lucas C. Cordeiro, Eddie B. de Lima Filho and Waldir S. da Silva Jr

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2016 22:1

    Content type: Research

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  28. This paper presents research of an application of a latent semantic analysis (LSA) model for the automatic evaluation of short answers (25 to 70 words) to open-ended questions. In order to reach a viable appli...

    Authors: João Carlos Alves dos Santos and Eloi Luiz Favero

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

    Content type: Research

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  29. Since the first discussions of new challenges posed by aspect-oriented programming (AOP) to software testing, the real difficulties of testing aspect-oriented (AO) programs have not been properly analysed. Fir...

    Authors: Fabiano C. Ferrari, Bruno B. P. Cafeo, Thiago G. Levin, Jésus T. S. Lacerda, Otávio A. L. Lemos, José C. Maldonado and Paulo C. Masiero

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2015 21:20

    Content type: Research

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  30. Test case (TC) selection is considered a hard problem, due to the high number of possible combinations to consider. Search-based optimization strategies arise as a promising way to treat this problem, as they exp...

    Authors: Luciano Soares de Souza, Ricardo Bastos Cavalcante Prudêncio and Flávia A. de Barros

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2015 21:19

    Content type: Research

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  31. The Grundy index of a graph G =(V, E) is the greatest number of colours that the greedy edge-colouring algorithm can use on G. We prove that the problem of determining the Grundy index of a graph G=(V, E) is NP-h...

    Authors: Frédéric Havet, A. Karolinna Maia and Min-Li Yu

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2015 21:18

    Content type: Research

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  32. Utterance copy consists in estimating the input parameters to reconstruct a speech signal using a speech synthesizer. This process is distinct from the more traditional text-to-speech but yet used in many area...

    Authors: Fabíola Araújo, Aldebaro Klautau and José Filho

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2015 21:17

    Content type: Research

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  33. With the increasing popularity of scientific workflow management systems (SWfMS), more and more workflow specifications are becoming available. Such specifications contain precious knowledge that can be reused...

    Authors: Frederico E. Tosta, Vanessa Braganholo, Leonardo Murta and Marta Mattoso

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2015 21:16

    Content type: Research

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  34. Developers commonly affirm that writing unit tests improve internal quality of a software, besides a more obvious effect on external quality. This is particularly common among Test-Driven Development (TDD) pac...

    Authors: Maurício Aniche and Marco Aurélio Gerosa

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2015 21:15

    Content type: Research

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  35. After graduating and starting a career as a professor, a young researcher usually finds him/herself lost due to a huge amount of new obligations and opportunities. Choosing the best strategy to guide his/her c...

    Authors: Arilo C. Dias-Neto, Rafael Prikladnicki, Márcio de O. Barros and Leonardo G. P. Murta

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2015 21:14

    Content type: Research

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  36. Video on demand (VoD) is a fast-growing digital service that requires a substantial amount of hardware resources for its implementation. To reduce the costs of running this service, an alternative is to use pr...

    Authors: Bruno S Neves, Anderson S Venturini and Altamiro A Susin

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2015 21:8

    Content type: Research

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  37. Systems are considered legacy when their maintenance costs raise to unmanageable levels, but they still deliver valuable benefits for companies. One intrinsic problem of this kind of system is the presence of ...

    Authors: Daniel San Martín Santibáñez, Rafael Serapilha Durelli and Valter Vieira de Camargo

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2015 21:10

    Content type: Research

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  38. Ad Networks connect advertisers to websites that want to host advertisements. When users request websites, the Ad Network decides which ad to send so as to maximize the number of ads that are clicked by users....

    Authors: Valdinei Freire, Flávio Sales Truzzi, Anna Helena Reali Costa and Fabio Gagliardi Cozman

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2015 21:13

    Content type: Research

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  39. Nowadays, systems involving multiple FPGAs are used for various scientific applications. Such systems require a data bus dedicated to the communication between FPGAs, which could be done through a LVDS type. A...

    Authors: LT Melo, SHC Santana, AG Silva-Filho, ME Lima, VWC Medeiros and MLM Marinho

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2015 21:12

    Content type: Research

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  40. This paper studies the generalized probabilistic satisfiability (GPSAT) problem, where the probabilistic satisfiability (PSAT) problem is extended by allowing Boolean combinations of probabilistic assertions a...

    Authors: Glauber De Bona, Fabio G. Cozman and Marcelo Finger

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2015 21:11

    Content type: Research

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  41. This paper presents a policy to choose cutoff points to identify potentially relevant terms in a given domain. Term extraction methods usually generate term lists ordered according to a relevance criteria, and...

    Authors: Lucelene Lopes and Renata Vieira

    Citation: Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society 2015 21:9

    Content type: Research

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  42. 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

    Content type: Research

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  43. 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

    Content type: Research

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  44. 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

    Content type: Research

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  45. 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

    Content type: Research

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  46. 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

    Content type: Research

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  47. 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

    Content type: Research

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