Thomaz Philippe Cavalcante Silva

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Queries submitted to search engines can be classified according to the user goals into three distinct categories: navigational, informational, and transactional. Such classification may be useful, for instance, as additional information for advertisement selection algorithms and for search engine ranking functions, among other possible applications. This(More)
This work proposes an architecture called SMBots that allows web service providers to make their services available through SMS targeting low-end mobile phone users. The main idea consists of allowing developers to plug their web services in an SMS infrastructure in order to make them available on the fly to mobile phone users. Using OSGi as the framework(More)
The GEMS's main idea is based on a client platform for the mobile device, which supports a finite set of GUI templates, i.e. visual forms that dictate the layout of the mobile phone screen. The set of GUI templates contains different kinds of menu lists, text editors and input forms, and text layouts. A mobile application for this client platform is a graph(More)
The proliferation of mobile applications for smartphones has been based on the presence of a data connection between those devices and the Internet. Therefore, users of entry-level mobile phones as well as users who cannot afford a data plan are excluded from the current dynamics of mobile applications consumption. A possible approach to include those users(More)
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