Marcelo Ferreira Moreno

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Intermedia synchronization is related with spatial and temporal relationships among media objects that compound a DTV application. From the server side (usually a broadcaster's server or a Web Server) to receivers, end-to-end intermedia synchronization support must be provided. Based on application specifications, several abstract data structures should be(More)
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Nested Context Language (NCL) is the declarative language of the Brazilian Terrestrial Digital TV System. NCL is part of ISDB (International Standard for Digital Broadcasting) standards and also the ITU-T Recommendation H.761 for IPTV services. This paper presents, discusses, and illustrates the NCL hierarchical control model for multiple exhibition device(More)
– The increasing demand for distributed multimedia applications makes evident the need for end-to-end quality of service (QoS) provisioning. Particularly, operating systems, despite their location at end systems, switches or routers, must guarantee that resources under their control are adequately managed to fulfill the application requirements. This work(More)
This paper focuses on the support provided by NCL (Nested Context Language) to relate objects with imperative code content and declarative hypermedia-objects (objects with declarative code content specifying hypermedia documents). NCL is the declarative language of the Brazilian Terrestrial Digital TV System (SBTVD) supported by its middleware called Ginga.(More)
BACKGROUND The detection of sub-clinical breast lesions has increased with screening mammography. Biopsy techniques can offer precision and agility in its execution, as well as patient comfort. This trial compares radioguided occult lesion localization (ROLL) and wire-guided localization (WL) of breast lesions. We investigate if a procedure at the(More)
Hypermedia content workflows involve many environments and actors, from the content producer to the service operator, from the editing studio to the service head-end. They all have different needs on hypermedia content creation and editing. Nowadays, even viewers are demanding tools to enrich content. But currently a single authoring tool cannot fulfill(More)
Cutaneous melanoma (CM) is responsible for 75% of deaths from malignant skin cancer. The incidence of CM in the southern region of Brazil, particularly in the western region of Santa Catarina, is possibly higher than estimated. In this study, the clinical and epidemiological profile of patients with CM treated in the western region of Santa Catarina was(More)
To allow producing digital TV applications independently from receiver's hardware and operating system, and also to provide better support to application designs, middleware layer is introduced in digital TV system architectures. At first, middleware systems were developed aiming at specific transport platforms (IPTV, terrestrial DTV, etc.), offering(More)
This paper discusses the importance of non-functional requirements in the design of hypermedia authoring tools, which typically provides multiple graphical abstractions (views). It focuses on creating products and services that operate robustly across a broad range of environments, and that take into account the changeable needs of their users over time, as(More)