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Worldwide Artificial Intelligence research has witnessed fast and growing advances. These contributions mainly came from first-world nations as other research priorities and needs have been undertaken by less-developed countries. Nevertheless some Latin American countries have put significant efforts into AI research so as to advance in the state-of-the-art(More)
Governments worldwide are encouraging public agencies to join e-Government initiatives in order to provide better services to their citizens and businesses; hence, methods of evaluating the readiness of individual public agencies to execute specific e-Government programs and directives are a key ingredient in the successful expansion of e-Government. To(More)
This article describes an IT-based, eGov-centered and capabilities-driven model for assessing e-government capabilities and maturity of public agencies. It is the result of an e-government project of the Chilean government now under field testing. The proposed model is based on the three axis of a cube: the information criteria supporting the business(More)
Evaluating readiness of individual public agencies to execute specific e-Government programs and directives is a key ingredient for wider e-Government deployment and success. This article describes how the eGov-MM model was used to over 30 many Chilean public agencies and to identify specific areas in which each of them should focus improvement efforts.(More)
– E-government initiatives are being carried out by countries all around the world, to provide better services to citizens and business. Chile is not an exception in this trend and its e-government implementation strategy is considering international best practices. This paper presents the main findings of a survey conducted over a sample of ten countries;(More)
This article presents a scheduling algorithm that assigns tasks represented in a directed acyclic graph (DAG). The behavior of the proposed algorithm is compared with the dominant sequence clustering (DSC) algorithm on a set of DAG tests. The tests were carried out on two sets of DAGs, one with tasks of arbitrary duration, and the other with tasks of unit(More)
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