Márcio Silveira

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The number of citations that papers receive has become significant in measuring researchers' scientific productivity, and such measurements are important when one seeks career opportunities and research funding. Skewed citation practices can thus have profound effects on academic careers. We investigated (i) how frequently authors misinterpret original(More)
Biotic and abiotic factors are filters that prevent invasions in aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. In this investigation we tested the hypothesis that the success of a non-native Poaceae (Urochloa subquadripara) is positively correlated with the richness of native macrophytes and negatively correlated with wind disturbance (fetch) and presence of riparian(More)
Large Hadron Collider came on line this morning. The impact of what this incredible piece of science will tell us about how our universe operates is immeasurable. Another dramatic change occurred earlier this year, maybe to slightly less fanfare but the impact has the same potential to change the IFPUG world. The Certified Function Point Specialist (CFPS)(More)
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