André Peres

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The management of the power consumption is an important subject, which is getting attention of several segments in computers industry. Nowadays, the management is accomplished independently, in each machine, without taking into account the network requirements and the other components. This paper presents a Management Information Base (MIB) used to control(More)
In multi-agent recommender systems, agents are able to generate recommendations according to the preferences of the customer. However, in some domains, specific knowledge is required in order to compose a recommendation and this knowledge may be not available for the agent. In these cases, agents need to communicate with other agents in the community(More)
This paper presents the results obtained in the development of a security mechanism for internet access control, based on the physical location of wireless stations. To achieve such a mechanism a wireless location system was develop, so that the network infrastructure can dynamically reconfigure proxy/firewall rules. To locate the wireless stations with the(More)
Sir, We read with great interest the article published by Chéreau et al (2012) demonstrating the interest of the detection of micrometastases in the locally advanced cervical cancers (LACC) by the sentinel node (SN) procedure. This study included 66 patients with LACC (FIGO stages IB2 to IIB). All patients underwent a pre-therapeutic pelvic and para-aortic(More)
Obesity is a complex disease that involves genetic factors, inflammatory patterns, resilience and psycho-social factors. An effective system which is able to recommend adequate training for obese subjects that starts a new protocol would enhance the quality and success of the rehabilitation of these subjects. This paper presents a case-based reasoning(More)
User profiles have an important role in multi-agent recommender systems. The information stored in them improves the system’s generated recommendations. Multi-agent recommender systems learn from previous recommendations to update users’ profiles and improve next recommendations according to the user feedback. However, when the user does not evaluate the(More)