Vanessa Muñoz

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BACKGROUND This study determines whether racial/ethnic disparities exist with respect to restraint use and outcomes in pediatric motor vehicle crash passengers. METHODS A review of passengers (<16 years old) involved in motor vehicle crashes from the National Trauma Database from 2002 to 2006 was performed. Outcome measures were emergency surgery,(More)
This paper examines key issues involving the interaction, design and usability of a digital whiteboard interface to support Down syndrome (DS) students in their learning of addition and subtraction algorithms. The research goals include (a) to identify the main interaction difficulties present when executing addition and subtraction operations and (b) to(More)
EMATIC project (Mathematics Education through ICT) is a multi-device Intelligent Tutorial System (ITS) focused on the teaching of mathematics, especially for children with educational difficulties. Logical thinking and learning different aspects of basic math are the main learning goals of EMATIC. Also, EMATIC allows students to perform non-repetitively the(More)
The goal of this paper is to present a Fuzzy Instructional Planner belonging to an Intelligent Tutorial System (ITS) which has been designed as a tool for the reinforcement of the addition operation. We have modeled the uncertainty in the student's knowledge and the teaching strategy by using principles from a rigorous fuzzy logic methodology.