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Monthly Archives: September 2013

Safety in Wireless Sensor Networks: Types of Attacks and Solutions

Héctor KASCHEL, José MARDONES, Gustavo QUEZADA Departamento de Ingeniería Eléctrica, Facultad de Ingeniería, Universidad de Santiago de Chile Avenida Bdo. O’Higgins 3363, Estación Central, Santiago, Chile Abstract: Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) are highly vulnerable in their security. They are generally deployed in hostile environments to collect different kinds of data, …

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Examining Teachers’ Mindset and Responsibilities in Using ICT

Gisli THORSTEINSSON1, Andrei NICULESCU2,3 1 University of Iceland, v/Stakkahlid, 101, Reykjavik, Iceland 2 Spiru Haret University 13 Ion Ghica Street, Bucharest 3, Romania 3 I C I Bucharest (National Institute for R & D in Informatics) 8-10 Averescu Blvd. 011455 Bucharest 1, Romania Abstract: In a digital world, …

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A Web-based Nutritional Assessment Tool

Raluca-Monica POP1, Marian POP2, Grigore DOGARU3, Vladimir C. BACAREA1 1 Department of Medical Research Methodology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy 38, Ghe. Marinescu Street, Târgu Mureş, 540000, Romania 2 Doctoral School, University of Medicine and Pharmacy 38, Ghe. Marinescu Street, Târgu Mureş, 540000, Romania 3 Department of Internal Medicine, University …

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Volatility Estimation of Financial Returns Using Risk-Sensitive Particle Filters

Karel MUNDNICH, Marcos E. ORCHARD, Jorge F. SILVA, Patricio PARADA Electrical Engineering Department, Universidad de Chile Av. Tupper 2007, Santiago, 8370451, CHILE Abstract: This article presents and analyzes the implementation of risk-sensitive particle filtering algorithm for volatility estimation of continuously compounded returns of financial assets. The proposed approach uses a …

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Preliminary Insides for an Anthropocentric Cyber-physical Reference Architecture of the Smart Factory

Constantin-Bala ZAMFIRESCU, Bogdan-Constantin PÂRVU, Jochen SCHLICK, Detlef ZÜHLKE DFKI – German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, Innovative Factory Systems Trippstadter Strasse 122, Kaiserslautern, Germany Abstract: The classical view of cyber-physical systems is that the integration of computing, communication and control elements are considering only the physical and computational elements, neglecting the …

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A Comprehensive Research Roadmap for ICT and Ageing

Luis M. CAMARINHA-MATOS1, Hamideh AFSARMANESH2, Filipa FERRADA1, Ana Inês OLIVEIRA1, João ROSAS1 1 Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Uninova Institute, Campus de Caparica 2829-516 Monte Caparica, Portugal 2 Informatics Institute, University of Amsterdam Postbus 94323, 1090 GH Amsterdam, The Netherlands Abstract: Ageing societies face tough challenges namely in terms …

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