Alexandre da Silva Simões

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The series Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science was conceived in the broadest framework of interdisciplinary and international concerns. Natural scientists, mathematicians, social scientists and philosophers have contributed to the series, as have historians and sociologists of science, linguists, psychologists, physicians, and literary(More)
The information available to robots in real tasks is widely distributed both in time and space, requiring the agent to search for relevant data. In humans, that face the same problem when sounds, images and smells are presented to their sensors in a daily scene, a natural system is applied: Attention. As vision plays an important role in our routine, most(More)
In this paper we report on two experiments of assessment of Linear Algebra courses, each involving more than 300 students, led at Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, in 2000/2001 and 2001/2002. We used a system for authomatic grading and generation of multiple choice questions. In this way we were able to assess the students weekly. Multiple choice(More)
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