Ricardo Guedes

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In this article we investigate Multi-agent simulation as a way for modeling strategies for resource allocation problems in Public Safety. The goal is to show how simulation can be used to help law enforcement authorities to evaluate, in a controlled environment, different strategies for allocating and dispatching resources, aiming at reducing both response(More)
PURPOSE To assess the quality of life of glaucoma patients under medical therapy with different prostaglandin analogs. METHODS A cross-sectional study of consecutive glaucoma patients was designed. We assessed the patients' quality of life through the Brazilian 25-question version of the National Eye Institute Visual Functioning Questionnaire, comprising(More)
In this article we investigate Multi-agent simulation and Multi-objective Evolutionary Algorithms for optimizing resource allocation in Public Safety. We describe a tool that helps Law Enforcement authorities to evaluate, in a controlled environment, different strategies for allocating and dispatching resources, aiming at reducing conflicting goals such as(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study is to determine the most cost-effective strategy for the treatment of primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) in Brazil, from the payer's perspective (Brazilian Public Health System) in the setting of the Glaucoma Referral Centers. METHODS Study design was a cost-effectiveness analysis of different treatment strategies for(More)
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