Alex R. Faria

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The entry of most xeno/endobiotics into the organism is limited by their intestinal absorption. The interference of certain foods with the therapeutic efficacy of drugs or with chemical toxicity is becoming evident and growing attention is being given to these subjects. The aim of this work was to study the effect of green tea (GT) and black tea (BT), as(More)
1 – Introduction The international dimension of management and business – due mainly to globalisation – has become a major challenge to governments, institutions and organizations. This helps explain why the area of international management (IM) is becoming more important within the academic setting. In spite of the increasing importance of this area(More)
This paper presents a methodology to detect the central region of weld beads on petroleum pipelines in double wall double image (DWDI) radiographic images. The method is based on three steps: pre-processing (to isolate selected regions), optimization (to define the ellipse that best fits in selected region), and decision (to choose the best region). Results(More)
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