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Smart Learning

Francisco José García-Peñalvo, Cristina Casado-Lumbreras, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Aman Yadav
2020 Applied Sciences  
Artificial intelligence applied to the educational field has a vast potential, especially after the effects worldwide of the COVID-19 pandemic. Online or blended educational modes are needed to respond to the health situation we are living in. The tutorial effort is higher than in the traditional face-to-face approach. Thus, educational systems are claiming smarter learning technologies that do not pretend to substitute the faculty but make their teaching activities easy. This Special Issue is
more » ... riented to present a collection of papers of original advances in educational applications and services propelled by artificial intelligence, big data, machine learning, and deep learning.
doi:10.3390/app10196964 fatcat:hppmpznavvd75dbhezyj4lmswi

ADHD in eHealth - A Systematic Literature Review

Morten Rismo Olsen, Cristina Casado-Lumbreras, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios
2016 Procedia Computer Science  
The healthcare industry is facing financial, and population pressures relating to cost, access quality, accountability, and the integration of information and communication technology (ICT). eHealth has been referred to as possibly the most important revolution in healthcare since the arrival of modern medicine. The purpose of this study is to outline recent development in applying eHealth in the healthcare industry, focusing on the therapy of patients with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity
more » ... er (ADHD) in recent years. A systematic review was conducted to explore reported therapy practices for patients with ADHD using eHealth technologies. Results indicates efficacy of telemedicine therapy suggesting an improvement in quality of therapy. Further the emergence of mobile health (mHealth) solutions seems to be a central topic, thus there is need for empirical studies to support such utilities. Electronic health records (EHRs) are facing legislative constrains before fully exploiting its full potential that gives promise for both increased efficiency and cost savings.
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2016.09.142 fatcat:zkazrme74zf6vnzniisoftoxpi

Career Abandonment Intentions among Software Workers

Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Cristina Casado-Lumbreras, Sanjay Misra, Pedro Soto-Acosta
2012 Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing  
doi:10.1002/hfm.20509 fatcat:n22zvv7qkne75d5epp7fv3djmq

Providing knowledge recommendations: an approach for informal electronic mentoring

Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Cristina Casado-Lumbreras, Pedro Soto-Acosta, Sanjay Misra
2012 Interactive Learning Environments  
The use of Web 2.0 technologies for knowledge management is invading the corporate sphere. The Web 2.0 is the most adopted knowledge transfer tool within knowledge intensive firms and is starting to be used for mentoring. This paper presents IM-TAG, a Web 2.0 tool, based on semantic technologies, for informal mentoring. The tool offers recommendations of mentoring contents built upon personal competencies of the mentee, combined with content and opinion tagging. To validate the tool, a case
more » ... y comparing recommendations from the IM-TAG and a group of experts was conducted. Results show that the accuracy of IM-TAG's recommendations is notable and satisfactory. The main conclusions of this research may be valuable to organizations immersed in mentoring programs.
doi:10.1080/10494820.2012.745430 fatcat:mzlnp2xhv5ezpaayv4uxdmthsi

Personnel performance assessment in information systems outsourcing environments

Cristina Casado‐Lumbreras, Pedro Soto‐Acosta, Ricardo Colomo‐Palacios, Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos
2011 Journal of Workplace Learning  
IT workers professional practice must be continually revised and improved in order to adapt workers competences' to technical innovations and soft skills to evolving markets (Casado-Lumbreras et al.,  ... 
doi:10.1108/13665621111162981 fatcat:zdbpp6jmhjgfpo5hspcntlhal4

Towards an ontology for psychological disorders

Alejandro Rodríguez González, Jose María Álvarez Rodríguez, Cristina Casado Lumbreras, Ricardo Colomo Palacios
2012 International Journal of Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies  
In this work, authors present an ontology for psychological disorders that is aimed to act as the cornerstone of PsyDis (Casado-Lumbreras et al., 2012) , a clinical diagnosis DSS.  ...  account the requirements and needs of psychological disorders diagnosis and the advantages of using certain technologies in broad diagnosis processes, this paper presents the ontology behind PsyDis (Casado-Lumbreras  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijmso.2012.051489 fatcat:hu27nz67r5e55ipmtodxpcajpq

PsyDis: Towards a diagnosis support system for psychological disorders

Cristina Casado-Lumbreras, Alejandro Rodríguez-González, José María Álvarez-Rodríguez, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios
2012 Expert systems with applications  
Psychological diagnosis is not a simple task. In spite of the amount of information and decision support systems available, mental disorders are still difficult to diagnose due to their intrinsic lack of formal boundaries. This paper presents PsyDis, a tool aimed to support the decision-making process in mental disorder diagnosis. PsyDis combines ontologies and logical inference mechanisms to offer decision support in the field of psychological clinical diagnosis. The system has been evaluated
more » ... y means of two different studies. Results show notable accuracy of the system in terms of precision, recall and f measures.
doi:10.1016/j.eswa.2012.04.033 fatcat:k4uoe4ivdrdkpjavfyzqu2zf6i

Software Development Outsourcing: Challenges and Opportunities in Nigeria

Cristina Casado-Lumbreras, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Francisca N. Ogwueleka, Sanjay Misra
2014 Journal of Global Information Technology Management  
., Casado-Lumbreras et al., 2011) .  ...  This is clearly one of the soft factors that are normally affecting GSD in a multicultural setting (Casado-Lumbreras et al., 2011) .  ... 
doi:10.1080/1097198x.2014.978626 fatcat:qmenbg5my5chvkwylw35wyyuxy

Decisions in software development projects management. An exploratory study

Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Cristina Casado-Lumbreras, Pedro Soto-Acosta, Ángel García-Crespo
2013 Behavior and Information Technology  
Recently, Casado-Lumbreras et al. (2010) examined the importance of emotions for IT workers in general.  ...  Introduction Software development is a human centric and socio-technical activity (Casado-Lumbreras et al., 2011) and a knowledge-intensive process (Chou, 2011) .  ... 
doi:10.1080/0144929x.2011.630414 fatcat:3gri5mxhjvfs3ecpk72p2tznsa

Competence gaps in software personnel: A multi-organizational study

Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Cristina Casado-Lumbreras, Pedro Soto-Acosta, Francisco J. García-Peñalvo, Edmundo Tovar-Caro
2013 Computers in Human Behavior  
Recently, Colomo Palacios, Casado Lumbreras, Tovar, and Soto Acosta (2011) , following the path described by DeMarco and Lister (1987) , identified human resources management as one of the main issues  ...  Software development is recognized as a human centric and sociotechnical activity (Casado Lumbreras, Colomo Palacios, Soto Acosta, & Misra, 2011) affected by personnel factors, which employs software  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.chb.2012.04.021 fatcat:xtww3rijzfgkreorwcrutmzxza

Personnel Performance Appraisal Coverage in ITIL, COBIT and CMMi

Cristina Casado-Lumbreras, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Adrián Hernández-López, Pedro Soto-Acosta
2011 International Journal of Knowledge Society Research  
State of the art IT workers professional practice must be continually revised and improved in order to adapt workers' competences to technical innovations and soft skills to evolving markets (Casado-Lumbreras  ... 
doi:10.4018/jksr.2011040106 fatcat:cr4lrhrk6jh2tbkkfxp2qo4uae

Analyzing Human Resource Management Practices Within the GSD Context

Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Cristina Casado-Lumbreras, Pedro Soto-Acosta, Sanjay Misra, Francisco José García-Peñalvo
2012 Journal of Global Information Technology Management  
These circumstances are found frequently in GSD contexts (Casado-Lumbreras et al. 2011 ).  ... 
doi:10.1080/1097198x.2012.10845617 fatcat:yqjeclrqurbsxpopy3kpbeejwi

Emotions and interpersonal skills for IT professionals: an exploratory study

Cristina Casado Lumbreras, Angel Garcia Crespo, Ricardo Colomo Palacios, Juan Miguel Gomez Berbis
2010 International Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning  
to this diversity, for IT workers, professional practice must be continually revised and improved in order to adapt workers competences' to technical innovations and soft skills to evolving markets (Casado-Lumbreras  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijtel.2010.033578 fatcat:xoednonn25ew5g55rzyx4t4mjy

Methodological framework for the allocation of work packages in global software development

Marcos Ruano-Mayoral, Cristina Casado-Lumbreras, Helena Garbarino-Alberti, Sanjay Misra
2013 Journal of Software: Evolution and Process  
View Full Article (HTML) Enhanced Article (HTML) Get PDF (407K) More content like this Find more content written by: • Marcos Ruano-Mayoral • Cristina Casado-Lumbreras • Helena Garbarino-Alberti • Sanjay  ... 
doi:10.1002/smr.1618 fatcat:qtctdbxe7beofaxzgble5ccgfq

A Vision on the Evolution of Perceptions of Professional Practice

Cristina Casado-Lumbreras, Ricardo Colomo-Palacios, Pedro Soto-Acosta
2015 International Journal of Human Capital and Information Technology Professionals  
Human factor is the element that produces more deviations in the costs of information technology (IT) projects. Recently, a gap between the competences required from the IT industry and the competences taught in the computer science university degrees has been proposed as a possible explanation to it. This paper further investigates this issue following several steps. First, through a questionnaire administered to different groups of computer science students, it analyses their performance
more » ... ding to a set of professional competences. Then, it addresses the evolution of the students' competences from the beginning of their studies until the end. Finally, it determines the matching of the students' competences with their personal characteristics at the moment they select their major. The results obtained permit recruiting staff to identify competence stereotypes in students and their evolution as well as comparing them with studies of competence requirements included in recent curricular efforts, so that they can act accordingly.
doi:10.4018/ijhcitp.2015040105 fatcat:spqzsbe3zfgfrmrjv3iqsdhvwu
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