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A cultural-oriented usability heuristics proposal

Jaime Díaz, Cristian Rusu, J. Antonio Pow-Sang, Silvana Roncagliolo
2013 Proceedings of the 2013 Chilean Conference on Human - Computer Interaction - ChileCHI '13  
This paper proposes a set of usability heuristics that includes cultural aspects. Preliminary validation proves its potential when evaluating web sites.  ...  The massive use of internet provides information access all over the world.  ...  CONCLUSIONS AND FUTURE WORK With the beginning of the web, and the continuously increase of online services, new technologies have arisen and evolved.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2535597.2535615 dblp:conf/chilechi/DiazRPR13 fatcat:yalo4nzjrnfgvcxf73umqezxsm

A User-Centered Mobile Cloud Computing Platform for Improving Knowledge Management in Small-to-Medium Enterprises in the Chilean Construction Industry

Daniela Núñez, Ximena Ferrada, Andrés Neyem, Alfredo Serpell, Marcos Sepúlveda
2018 Applied Sciences  
Usability and quality evaluations of the proposed platform show that MCC is a feasible and attractive option to address the KM issues in SMEs of the Chilean construction industry, since it is possible  ...  Although various KM system proposals can be found in the literature, they are not suitable for SMEs, due to usability problems, budget constraints, and time and connectivity issues.  ...  Andrés Neyem contributed in the design of the proposed system and in the supervision of Daniela Núñez, who developed the computational platform presented in this article.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app8040516 fatcat:2qyifxxcnbggli2kcakgwt5xne

A Social Platform for Fostering Ethical Education through Role-Playing [chapter]

Claudio Alvarez, Gustavo Zurita, Beatriz Hasbún, Sergio Peñafiel, Álvaro Pezoa
2021 Factoring Ethics in Technology, Policy Making and Regulation [Working Title]  
We present an application of EthicApp-RP involving a cohort of undergraduate business students (N = 85), based on a case in which students play political and public leadership roles in the midst of the  ...  In addition, the tool offers high technical and pedagogical usability, based on the Systems Usability Scale and the Pedagogically Meaningful Learning Questionnaire.  ...  Acknowledgements This research was funded by 'Concurso de Proyectos de Investigación -FEN 2020' , and CONICYT/FONDECYT Initiation into Research grant 11160211.  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.96602 fatcat:hwoj535smrh6fd4nxlg5tjy4li

Guidelines for Designing Mobility and Orientation Software for Blind Children [chapter]

Jaime Sánchez, Miguel Elías
2007 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We also discuss the main strengths and weaknesses of electronic travel aids and propose guidelines to design and use them adequately. We provide a proposal to develop and use traveling aids.  ...  We present a study about the use of current electronic travel aids to help blind people navigate through familiar and unfamiliar environments.  ...  This report was funded by the Chilean National Fund of Science and Technology, Fondecyt, Project 1060797.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-74796-3_35 fatcat:xkry6usbongvzdvnnso7okzvaq

Informação de desempenho de um edifício e gráficos de abordagem na concepção de projetos

Danny Lobos, Maureen Trebilcock
2014 Arquitetura Revista  
The complete framework for a BIM (Building Information Modeling) application is described and a case study is presented to demonstrate the usability of the concept.  ...  energy needs of a building and improving indoor environment quality.  ...  Acknowledgements This research is fully supported by the Chilean National Commission for Science and Technology (Funded project: FONDECYT 3120161).  ... 
doi:10.4013/arq.2014.101.03 fatcat:wep33chgmjhd3fegwjvlvmtoka

Legal Design Perspectives. Theoretical and Practical Insights from the Field [article]

Rossana Ducato, Alain Strowel
2021 Zenodo  
Being an interdisciplinary area of study, Legal Design combines different disciplines and methodologies and relies on insights from legal practice.  ...  The contributions provide the readers with the state of the art of Legal Design and a prospective outline of its future development.  ...  USER RESEARCH METHODOLOGIES IN LEGAL DESIGN PROJECTS: LESSONS FROM PRACTICE Joaquin Santuber and Lina Krawietz  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5710845 fatcat:7lylx2dv6zh4hpw2gmpjowo37q

Survey on Fraud Detection Techniques Using Data Mining

Muhammad Arif, Amil Roohani Dar
2015 International Journal of u- and e- Service, Science and Technology  
Many website owners must continually fight against many kinds of crime ranging from stealing identity theft and credit cards and many other types of fraud related to that.  ...  Fraud is as against the humanity and it is unlimited variety of different forms.  ...  So this is the real industrial problem, an implementation of an automatic fraud detection system [1] .  ... 
doi:10.14257/ijunesst.2015.8.3.15 fatcat:abchv64nlzge3eq5vopzdtg4vm

Export Pioneers in Latin America

Charles Frederick Sabel, Eduardo Fernandez-Arias, Ricardo Hausmann, Andres Rodriguez-Clare, Ernesto Hugo Stein
2012 Social Science Research Network  
This problem vanished as the development and spread of the Internet enabled online downloading.  ...  problem and press its solution.  ...  programs and services related to information technology (IT).  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2080388 fatcat:hyhxco2igzcllb5jrmcr6653ci

CLUSTER ANALYSIS AS A PRELIMINARY PROBLEM IN NEURAL MODELLING OF THE POLISH POWER EXCHANGE

Jerzy Tchórzewski, Jakub Jezierski
2019 Information System in Management  
points on the knowledge map ( fig. 2) , which can be further used to carry out indepth research in assigning to individual neurons the numbers of hours and possible tracking of changes in their position  ...  One of the great benefits of online shopping is the ability to read product reviews, written either by experts or fellow online shoppers [14, 15, 16] .  ...  To address all the problems related to customer-oriented or customer-centred approach in the area of mobility services, Mobility-as-a-Service solutions (MaaS) will play a huge role.  ... 
doi:10.22630/isim.2019.8.1.7 fatcat:3umyjpiss5gi3iid7vy5q35k2u

The level of mental load during a functional task is reflected in oculometrics [chapter]

Ramtin Zargari Marandi, Afshin Samani, Pascal Madeleine
2017 International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering Proceedings  
Strategies of Turkish Drivers (Arslan Burcu) • The KLM Ergocoach, a participatory ergonomic approach (Hoekstra Gonny) • Usability evaluation of an online return on investment calculator -how valuable  ...  (Andrea Coratti) • Robotic surgery in fragile patients: problem or solution?  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-981-10-5122-7_15 fatcat:vaq2jz2o3zgofdi4tkkn2ksfje

News briefs

1994 Journal of Research of the National Institute of Standards and Technology  
Applicants for the board must be experts in quality management and capable of evaluating large and small manufacturing and service businesses.  ...  A solution is in the offing.  ... 
doi:10.6028/jres.099.056 fatcat:rt6xacxtofbengbbb56sj7jriy

Edubba: Multimedia software to support academic writing in English

Kenneth Reeder, Gjoa Hart
2015 Zeitschrift für Interkulturellen Fremdsprachenunterricht  
Acknowledgement The authors wish to acknowledge the invaluable and, in many cases, volunteer contributions made to the development of the Edubba program by members of the University of British Columbia  ...  research team and the technical and instructional design advisory committees.  ...  Proposed studies and development work fall into two main categories: formative and summative evaluations of field implementation of the program, and a more general program of evaluation of multimedia language  ... 
doaj:5f7a35d7798b4cd5bc18e2d5f1070e23 fatcat:wt3p5wbzdjg2jmh456mz2je3w4

A Smart Governance diffusion model for blockchain as an anti-corruption tool in Smart Cities

Claris Parenti, Negar Noori, Marijn Janssen
2022 Journal of Smart Cities and Society  
Relevant for academics and government representatives alike, the model aims at improving the conceptual understanding of technology diffusion in Smart Cities and highlights the potential of blockchain  ...  Government corruption in Latin America prevents the region's sustainable development and constitutes a failure of current systems.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors thank Ricardo Vázquez Gutiérrez and Marcos Ariel Malamud for their time in the interviews and all the 30 blockchain and GovTech experts who contributed to the research project  ... 
doi:10.3233/scs-210122 fatcat:ft4yadbn7faivhqj56z3ia5ppq

Identifying and Verifying News through Social Media

Steve Schifferes, Nic Newman, Neil Thurman, David Corney, Ayse Göker, Carlos Martin
2014 Digital Journalism  
Preliminary results suggest that an effective tool should focus on the role of key influencers, and should be customisable to suit the particular needs of individual journalists and news organisations.  ...  This article examines what tools journalists think they need to cope with the growing volume and complexity of news on social media, and what improvements are needed in existing systems.  ...  Acknowledgments Our thanks to the European Union for supporting this research as part of the Social Sensor consortium FP7 research grant 287975.  ... 
doi:10.1080/21670811.2014.892747 fatcat:l2sh6dhu7fc2ri2xq4btevyzu4

"In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity"1 – using a case study to identify Critical Success Factors contributing to the initiation of international collaborative projects

Ian M. Johnson
2005 Education for Information  
of indexing and abstracting services, and the utility of document delivery services.  ...  It then examines problems that have been noted in the development of education and practice in librarianship and information sciences in the region, and in journal publishing for the profession, the availability  ...  Any understanding of the problems faced by library and information services in Latin America has to begin with an appreciation of the broader political context.  ... 
doi:10.3233/efi-2005-231-202 fatcat:c5x7dgjqhfho3ke2azcq2xzvey
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