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    • GQM+Strategies and IDEAL: A Combination of Approaches to Achieve Continuous SPI An Experience Report in a Large Multi-industry State-Owned Company 

      López Herrera, Gustavo; Pacheco Hernández, Alexia; Cocozza Garro, Francisco; Garbanzo Quirós, Diana; Aymerich Fuentes, Brenda; Marín Raventós, Gabriela (2016)
      GQM+Strategies is an approach that aligns the business goals at each level of an organization to strategies and assesses the achievement of goals. The IDEAL model is an organizational improvement model. In this paper, ...
    • Typifying mechanisms for gender digital equity in Latin America 

      Marín Raventós, Gabriela; Calderón Campos, Marta (2016)
      Gender digital equity in Latin America and the Caribbean is our goal. We analyze gender specific structural inequalities that constitute barriers for women’s access to ICT: such as education, traditional cultural beliefs ...
    • A user interaction bug analyzer based on image processing 

      Méndez Porras, Abel; Alfaro Velásco, Jorge; Jenkins Coronas, Marcelo; Martínez Porras, Alexandra (2016-08)
      Mobile applications support a set of user-interaction features that are independent of the application logic. Rotating the device, scrolling, or zooming are examples of such features. Some bugs in mobile applications can ...
    • Understanding notional machines through traditional teaching with conceptual contraposition and program memory tracing 

      Hidalgo Céspedes, Jeisson; Marín Raventós, Gabriela; Lara Villagrán, Vladimir (2016-08)
      A correct understanding about how computers run code is mandatory in order to effectively learn to program. Lectures have historically been used in programming courses to teach how computers execute code, and students are ...
    • Promoting quality e-government solutions by applying a comprehensive information assurance model: use cases for digital signature 

      Villalón Fonseca, Ricardo; Mora Castro, Alejandro; Bartels González, Rodrigo; Carballo Chavarría, Miguel; Marín Raventós, Gabriela (2016)
      Information and Communication Technologies, and specifically e-Government developments, occupy a relevant position in the national agenda of many countries worldwide. But development of such projects requires a careful ...
    • A mobile application that allows children in the early childhood to program robots 

      Ramírez Benavides, Kryscia; López Herrera, Gustavo; Guerrero Blanco, Luis Alberto (2016)
      Children born in the Information Age are digital natives; this characteristic should be exploited to improve the learning process through the use of technology. This paper addresses the design, construction, and evaluation ...
    • Learning principles in program visualizations: a systematic literature review 

      Hidalgo Céspedes, Jeisson; Marín Raventós, Gabriela; Lara Villagrán, Vladimir (2016-10)
      Program visualizations help students understand the runtime behavior of other programs. They are educational tools to complement lectures or replace inefficient static drawings. A recent survey found 46 program ...
    • Supporting User Awareness Using Smart Device-Based Notifications 

      López Herrera, Gustavo; Guerrero Blanco, Luis Alberto (2016)
      This paper provides an overview of a doctoral research project which focuses in developing a framework to allow smart device-based notifications to provide user awareness. Notifications are mechanisms by which the user’s ...
    • Towards smart notifications - An adaptive approach using smart devices 

      López Herrera, Gustavo; Guzmán Villalta, Marcelo; Marín Raventós, Gabriela; Guerrero Blanco, Luis Alberto (2016)
      The use of smart devices is increasing rapidly; this trend is changing the paradigm in which notifications are delivered to users. Smart devices are important to provide user awareness. However, their use must be controlled ...
    • An empirical evaluation of NASA-MDP data sets using a genetic defect-proneness prediction framework 

      Murillo Morera, Juan; Quesada López, Christian; Castro Herrera, Carlos; Jenkins Coronas, Marcelo (2016-11-09)
      In software engineering, software quality is an important research area. Automated generation of learning schemes plays an important role and represents an efficient way to detect defects in software projects, thus ...
    • COSMIC Base Functional Components in Functional Size Based Effort Estimation Models 

      Quesada López, Christian; Murillo Morera, Juan; Castro Herrera, Carlos; Jenkins Coronas, Marcelo (2016-11-09)
      Software effort estimation models has been an area of considerable research for many years and it is still a challenge for software engineering. Although Functional Size Measurement (FSM) methods have become widely used, ...
    • Application of GQM+Strategies in a Multi-industry State-Owned Company 

      López Herrera, Gustavo; Aymerich Fuentes, Brenda; Garbanzo Quirós, Diana; Pacheco Hernández, Alexia (2016)
      Technological applications have an increasingly important role in most companies. Investment in Information Technologies (IT) is also growing in most of them. The need to align IT-related goals with the company’s strategic ...
    • Use of Emerging 3D Printing and Modeling Technologies in the Health Domain 

      Ávila Arias, Carolina; López Herrera, Gustavo; Marín Raventós, Gabriela; Salazar Sánchez, Lisbeth; Miranda Chacón, Zaray; González Fernández, Jessica; Brenes, Brian (2016)
      Three-Dimensional (3D) technologies emerged from the technological advances in manufacturing required to produce physical versions of digital models. The most attractive feature of 3D technologies is that virtual models ...
    • Hacia la Sociedad de la Información y el Conocimiento: Informe 2012 

      Aragón Álvarez, Iván; Jiménez Alvarado, Oscar; Rodríguez Solís, Alejandro; Mora Jiménez, Marianela; Espinoza Morales, Lindsay; Morales Zúñiga, Laura; Quesada Rodríguez, Adrian (2013-04-01)
      Por séptimo año consecutivo el Prosic presenta su informe anual “Hacia la Sociedad de la Información y el Conocimiento en Costa Rica, 2012”, cuyo propósito es aportar cada año nueva información sobre cómo progresan las ...
    • Hacia la Sociedad de la Información y el Conocimiento: Informe 2014 

      Molina Fallas, Keilin; Oviedo Guzmán, Andrés; Castillo Arias, Ileana; Bolaños Vega, Ronny; Umaña Castro, María Esperanza; Boza Solano, Giselle; Fonseca Hidalgo, José A.; Alvarado Rodríguez, Oscar; Cruz Romero, Roberto; Orozco Solano, Allan (2015-05-17)
      El 17 de mayo es el día mundial de las Telecomunicaciones y de la Sociedad de la Información y el Conocimiento. Banda Ancha para el desarrollo sostenible es el tema que escogió la Unión Internacional de Telecomunicaciones ...
    • Hacia la Sociedad de la Información y el Conocimiento: Informe 2013 

      Villegas Román, Harold; Trejos Lalli, Eduardo; Vargas Del Valle, Manuel; Bolaños Vega, Ronny; Quesada Rosales, Ariella; Orozco Solano, Allan; Cuevas Cordero, Felisa; García Fallas, Jacqueline; Pérez Sánchez, Rolando; López Quirós, Mariana; Molina Fallas, Keilin; Cruz Romero, Roberto; Valle Ramírez, Priscila; Quesada Rosales, Ariella (2014-05-17)
      La importancia de este Informe anual del Prosic: “Hacia la Sociedad de la Información y el Conocimiento en Costa Rica, 2013” radica entre otros elementos, en la exploración de dimensiones diversas concernientes a esta nueva ...
    • An overview of Lysine-49 phospholipase A2 myotoxins from crotalid snake venoms and their structural determinants of myotoxic action 

      Lomonte, Bruno; Angulo Ugalde, Yamileth; Calderón Fuentes, Leonel (2003)
      In 1984, the first venom phospholipase A2 (PLA2) with a lysine substituting for the highly conserved aspartate 49 was discovered, in the North American crotalid snake Agkistrodon p. piscivorus [J. Biol. Chem. 259 (1984) ...
    • Inhibitory effect of fucoidan on the activities of crotaline snake venom myotoxic phospholipases A2 

      Angulo Ugalde, Yamileth; Lomonte, Bruno (2003)
      Myotoxic phospholipases A2 account for most of the muscle necrosis that results from envenenomation by crotaline snakes. In this study, we investigated the protective effect of fucoidan, a natural sulfated polysaccharide ...
    • Hacia la Sociedad de la Información y el Conocimiento: Informe 2016 

      Cruz Romero, Roberto; Pérez Sánchez, Rolando; Quirós Ramírez, Amaryllis; Amador Zamora, Alejandro; Valverde Hernández, Melissa; Mena Araya, Aarón Elí; Cuevas Cordero, Felisa; Núñez Artavia, Natalia; Guzmán Hidalgo, Marta (2016-08-01)
      Hace 10 años nació el Prosic (2006) y desde entonces se publica el reporte anual: Hacia la Sociedad de la Información y el Conocimiento en Costa Rica. El Informe Prosic se ha consolidado como el principal estudio de ...
    • Hacia la Sociedad de la Información y el Conocimiento: Informe 2017 

      Guzmán Hidalgo, Marta (2017-07-01)
      La marcha hacia la Sociedad de la Información y el Conocimiento debe estar dirigida a mejorar la calidad de vida de los ciudadanos. Durante más de once años el Prosic se ha dado a la tarea de estudiar el grado de penetración ...