Ricardo Farias Bidart Piccoli

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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)
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)
This paper presents an improved approach for automatically laying out content onto a document page, where the number and size of the items are unknown in advance. Our solution leverages earlier results from Oliveira (2008) wherein layouts are modeled by a guillotine partitioning of the page. The benefit of such method is its efficiency and ability to place(More)
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