—Nowadays, problems demands new computational paradigms to solve them. New computational systems must consider features which before was not. Among these new features is the distributed nature of some systems. Nevertheless, even problems with a centralized nature has so high complexity that the best solution is to break them in small blocks. To deal with… (More)
The use of approaches based on artificial intelligence, specially agents and multi-agents systems, permits to clearly distinguish the aspects of implementation and the knowledge that gives substrate to the system. Concerning the implementation aspects, there are some traditional frameworks and languages as AUML, Gaia, and JASON. However, this technologies… (More)
Schistosomiasis is a major public health concern, with 200 million people infected worldwide. In Brazil, this disease has been reported in 19 states, and its prevalence in the city of Barra Mansa in Rio de Janeiro State is 1 %. The parasitological diagnostic methods currently available in these areas lack sensitivity; however, enzyme-linked immunosorbent… (More)
Periodic routines have been traditionally identified in Social Sciences as the essential component of social organizations that are persistent in time, with the temporal continuity of such routines constituting the foundation of the preservation of the social systems both between successive generations and between extant and immigrant populations. Open… (More)
O pré-processamento tem como objetivo corrigir defor-mações geométricas causadas por imperfeições no sistema
Topics • Problem: the acquisition knowledge process building in hierarchical knowledge-based systems. Topics • Problem: the acquisition knowledge process building in hierarchical knowledge-based systems. Topics • Problem: the acquisition knowledge process building in hierarchical knowledge-based systems.