G. A. T. F. da Costa

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Previous research has suggested that logical competence may not always be reflected in task performances but is influenced by various moderator variables that affect the actual application of competence. The present research examines the development of conditional reasoning from the perspective of a competence-The effects of task interpretation and(More)
A survey of corporate-level senior research and development managers in twenty-seven of Spain's largest hotel chains found a general bias toward innovation, as the majority have formal R&D departments and offer rewards for innovative concepts. Considering a framework that includes four types of innovation (i.e., product innovations, process innovations,(More)
In pear, fruit ripening is not homogeneous, which leads to problems in harvest and storage management. To identify factors affecting the ripening homogeneity, structural, biochemical and molecular parameters were investigated. Fruits were sampled from trees trained with three different systems, spindle, V-shaped and bi-axis, and were further grouped on the(More)
Recently, Taneja [7] studied two one parameter generalizations of J-divergence, Jensen-Shannon divergence and Arithmetic-Geometric divergence. These two generalizations in particular contain measures like: Hellinger discrimination, symmetric chi-square divergence, and triangular discrimination. These measures are well known in the literature of Statistics(More)
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