Jones O. Albuquerque

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BACKGROUND In Brazil, schistosomiasis mansoni infection is an endemic disease that mainly affects the country's rural populations who carry out domestic and social activities in rivers and water accumulations that provide shelter for the snails of the disease. The process of rural migration to urban centers and the disorderly occupation of natural(More)
– This paper presents a complete study case of a Distributed Software Development, supported by the SCRUM agile methodology. This study case was conducted by setting up a Software Factory to develop a Multimedia Library, a system for sharing learning objects used by the telemedicine and telehealth projects of the Center of Telehealth at UFPE. Introdução(More)
BACKGROUND Using the Android platform as a notification instrument for diseases and disorders forms a new alternative for computerization of epidemiological studies. OBJECTIVE The objective of our study was to construct a tool for gathering epidemiological data on schistosomiasis using the Android platform. METHODS The developed application (app), named(More)
Since the early days of computers and programs, the process and outcomes of software development has been a minefield plagued with problems and failures, as much as the complexity and complication of software and its development has increased by a thousandfold in half a century. Over the years, a number of theories, laws, best practices, manifestos and(More)
The effectiveness of a Master's Program Course can only be appraised with the support of an efficient and accurate evaluation program. Taking the Problem Based Learning, as a reference to implement practical and real problems on a class of master students, and the traditional methods that focuses on formal exams as methodology, a method for evaluation was(More)
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