Rogério Cid Bastos

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tese submetida à Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina para a obtenção do grau de Doutor em Engenharia. Esta tese foi julgada adequada para a obtenção título de " Doutor em Engenharia " , especialidade Engenharia de Produção e aprovada em sua forma final pelo Programa de Pós-graduação. Acknowledgments It is always difficult to appropriately recognize all(More)
Nematodes are vermiform animals of long and thin body and slender at the two extremities. They have great economic importance because many are plant parasitic and very difficult to erradicate once established in the soil. A prerequisite to combating their agricultural impact is correct identification of species. We present a preliminary study for(More)
— This work presents a tool to help concept maps' design process. This tool was developed to organize contents from thematic modules of a course, applying concept maps techniques. In this tool, teachers can build their own concept maps based in textual reference documents. Teachers also can use a visual editor to design maps and linking learning objects to(More)
This paper presents some of the procedures adopted in the construction of a Radial Basis Function Neural Network by iteratively applying the aiNET, an Artificial Immune Systems Algorithm. These procedures have shown to be effective in terms of i) the free determination of centroids inspired by an immune heuristics; and ii) the achievement of appropriate(More)
Economic globalization is changing the way companies communicate. The ease and speed of accessing information and taking decisions is better for everyone on the decision chain. To speed up access to information it is important to present information in one's native language and create a language-independent communications channel. To assist(More)
Meta-analysis is a statistical procedure to do syntheses of evidences. In the production of scientific knowledge, in spite of paradigmatic skips of quality, the rising of the accumulation of acquired knowledge (based in camed studies) is, in the general, the way as science moves forward to accomplish new discoveries and to confirm other already obtained.(More)