Ricardo M. P. de Alcântara

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Starting from the foundations of the so-called Second Generation Knowledge Management (SGKM), in this paper, we identify what we think to be a suitable synergy between two approaches firstly considered in two different fields, namely, System Dynamics and Artificial Intelligence. Being the emphasis of SGKM on knowledge creation, increasing attention seems to(More)
Building up human resources for Information Technology management and improving web services would benefit if causality was taken into account. In fact, operation manuals and handbooks seldom explore causal relations involving components like Web Servers, Application Servers and Database Servers in tasks such as capturing messages, monitoring and capacity(More)
Herbicides that inhibit acetyl coenzyme A carboxylase (ACCase) are commonly used in Mexico to control weedy grasses such as little seed canarygrass (Phalaris minor). These herbicides are classified into three major families (ariloxyphenoxypropionates (APP), cyclohexanodiones (CHD), and, recently, phenylpyrazolines (PPZ)). In this work, the resistance to(More)
Rapistrum rugosum (turnip weed) is a common weed of wheat fields in Iran, which is most often controlled by tribenuron-methyl (TM), a sulfonylurea (SU) belonging to the acetolactate synthase (ALS) inhibiting herbicides group. Several cases of unexplained control failure of R. rugosum by TM have been seen, especially in Golestan province-Iran. Hence, there(More)
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