Verónica Gutiérrez

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1389-1286/$ see front matter 2013 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved. ⇑ Corresponding author. Address: Universidad de Cantabria, Laboratorios de I+D de Telecomunicacion, 39005 Santander, Spain. Tel.: +34 942200914; fax: +34 942201488. E-mail addresses: (L. Sanchez), luis@
SmartSantander proposes a unique in the world city-scale experimental research facility in support of typical applications and services for a smart city. Tangible results are expected to greatly influence definition and specification of Future Internet architecture design from viewpoints of Internet of Things and Internet of Services. The facility will(More)
The present paper integrates phylogenetic and population genetics analyses based on mitochondrial and nuclear molecular markers in silversides, genus Odontesthes, from a non-sampled area in the SW Atlantic Ocean to address species discrimination and to define Managements Units for sustainable conservation. All phylogenetic analyses based on the COI(More)
Immigrants arrive in the U.S. with better than average health, which declines over time. Clinical preventive services can prevent or delay some of that decline, but little research in this area focuses specifically on Mexican immigrants who are the largest contemporary immigrant group. This article finds that recent Mexican immigrants were the least likely(More)
OBJECTIVES To identify if older adults have equitable access to health services in four major Latin American cities and to determine if the inequities that are found follow the patterns of economic inequality in each of the four nations studied. METHODS Data from persons age 60 and over in the cities of São Paulo, Brazil (n = 2,143); Santiago, Chile (n =(More)
OBJECTIVE This study's objective was to refine a method for coding nursing home (NH) residents' comments about their perceptions of care into unmet needs specific to the manner and frequency of care delivery. METHODS NH residents (N=69) were interviewed with both closed-ended (i.e., forced-choice) and open-ended (i.e., residents' own words) questions(More)
Smart City concept and applications domains are taking a prominent position in nowadays innovation trends. Future Internet and ICT in general are considering the Smart City as the key concept for the future technological developments. In particular, Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) and Machine to Machine (M2M) communications are some of the basic enablers for(More)
The Smart City concept relates to improving efficiency of city services and facilitating a more sustainable development of cities. However, it is important to highlight that, in order to effectively progress towards such smart urban environments, the people living in these cities must be tightly engaged in this endeavour. This paper presents two novel(More)