Isabel Harb Manssour

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Marketing flyers, greeting cards, brochures and similar materials are expensive to produce, since these documents need to be personalized and typically require a graphic design professional to create. Either authoring tools are too complex to use or a predefined set of fixed templates is available, which can be restrictive and difficult to produce the(More)
This paper introduces two methods for measuring the alignment of items on a page with respect to its left/right margins. The methods are based on the path followed by the eyes as they follow the items from top to bottom of the page. Examples are presented and both methods are analyzed with respect to the axioms presented in [2], that describe how good(More)
Printing web pages is usually a thankless task as the result is often a document with many badly-used pages and poor layout. Besides the actual content, superfluous web elements like menus and links are often present and in a printed version they are commonly perceived as an annoyance. Therefore, a solution for obtaining cleaner versions for printing is to(More)
One of the most popular social networking sites in Brazil is Twitter, which is used by one in five people who have internet at home. Based on that, we investigated how information visualization techniques can improve the analysis of the behavior of Twitter users'. These studies were done through a set of standard visualization techniques implemented in an(More)
The area of Medical Qualification in Life Support training is being constantly improved. However, many problems still have to be faced in the training sessions. During these sessions the students or physicians can repetitively practice patient care procedures in simulated scenarios using anatomical manikins, especially designed for this type of training.(More)
Traditional media such as magazines and newspapers are undergoing deep transformations as they cope with the high volume and dynamicity of currently available information. In addition, with the emergence of decentralized publishing models, there is an increasing need for automated tools for authoring high-quality documents. Moreover, much of the dynamic(More)