Alfonso Infante

Alfonso Infante
Universidad de Huelva | UHU · Departamento de Economía Financiera, Contabilidad y Dirección de Operaciones

Ldo. en Administración y Dirección de Empresas

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This is the first study of the hotel sector regarding the extent of computerization in its big companies. This study examines the extent of computerization in big companies of the Spanish hotel sector with the aim of confirming the viability and sustainability of this sector relative to changes in ICT, a stage which is defined by the extensive use...
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The paper is based on a literature review of Semantic Web technologies and evaluation of how these technologies can be applied in the Social Media domain, whose purpose is to underline and to understand the way how Semantic Web technologies can influence and improve Social Media, and be relevant to effective searches (for example, for companies and...
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From a technical perspective, the future of learning is defined by four axes around which technological and methodological efforts revolve. These axes are mobility, interaction, artificial intelligence and technology-based resources such as augmented reality and games applied to learning. Combining them means creating a model of mobile, interactive...
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Ante una sociedad en crisis y con demasiada oferta formativa, en la que es difícil aspirar a un puesto de trabajo en España, es interesante que los futuros trabajadores estén formados en las habilidades demandadas por dichas empresas. Este estudio, realizado mediante encuesta a 806 empresas españolas, nos describe la evolución de la currícula en la...
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The virtualization of university teaching in Spain caused by the pandemic was a success, but the urgent nature of the transition from face-to-face teaching to online teaching meant that some peculiarities that should have been taken into account were omitted. Thus, in order to find out and analyze the factors causing the success of this virtualizat...
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Between two possible practices when supervising a remote synchronous evaluation, during the COVID-19 pandemic, the majority of Spanish universities opted for the use of videoconferences with audio and active video, instead of implementing e-proctoring. Thus, in order to analyze the reasons for this non-implementation and take measures so that its u...
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En cuanto a la ciberseguridad en las empresas, los esfuerzos realizados por las empresas en tecnología y desarrollo de procesos pueden ser inútiles si los empleados no cumplen con los procesos definidos. De esta manera, se hace esencial la tarea de concienciar a los empleados sobre la importancia de la ciberseguridad y su formación al respecto. Así...
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La aceleración digital experimentada después del confinamiento por el COVID-19 y el auge de los medios sociales son consecuencia de la necesidad de socialización del ser humano, por todo ello, se están creando nuevos hábitos con el uso de tecnologías y nuevas formas de interactuar y construir colectivamente. Aunque el desarrollo de los procesos de...
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regarding cybersecurity in companies, the efforts made by companies in technology and process development can be useless if employees do not comply with defined processes. in this way, the task of making employees aware of the importance of cybersecurity and their training in this regard is essential. thus, this study focused on locating the key fa...
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People with Down syndrome present cognitive difficulties that affect their reading skills. In this study, we present results about using gestural interaction with the Kinect sensor to improve the reading skills of students with Down syndrome. We found improvements in the visual association, visual comprehension, sequential memory, and visual integr...
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IPTVCARE es una plataforma en la nube consecuencia del proyecto europeo WeTakeCare: Collaborative interaction in caring & training to improve the autonomy in Activities of Daily Living (2013-2016) http://wetakecare.ibv.org/ Este proyecto ha sido financiado con por el Ambient Assisted Living (AAL). Joint Programme: Call 5, ICT-based Solutions for S...
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The level of implementation of IoT technology in Spanish companies is not low for a novel technology, but there are concerns that hinder its level of implementation from being higher: initial costs, security, and privacy. These concerns could be solved with the choice of the appropriate IoT platform, but it must be taken into account that there are...
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Many of the tools used for virtual teaching during the pandemic had not been used previously, but they could continue to be used when traditional teaching returns. For this reason, this study focused on locating the key motivational factors for the possible continuation of the use of one of these tools, videoconferencing, to carry out tutorials in...
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The national digital skills plan approved by the Spanish government (2021) aims to train fifteen million people without basic skills for the environment created by technologies in all dimensions of life. To this end, it is funding one of its lines of action with almost 800 million euros and proposes, among other measures, a national network of digi...
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Las titulaciones y los programas formativos deben estar acordes a las competencias que demanda el mercado, ya que encontrar empleo se ha vuelto un proceso complicado y competitivo, y esto aumenta las posibilidades de encontrarlo. Por este motivo, y por la importancia que han adquirido las competencias digitales en el sector turístico, desde el Mást...
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La metodología de los Mapas Cognitivos Difusos (MCD) es una de las más relevantes en el estudio del conocimiento y, probablemente, una de las más utilizadas en los últimos tiempos por los investigadores en sus estudios y proyectos. Este artículo analiza a través de una revisión bibliográfica por las principales bases de datos científicas, el uso de...
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The scope of blockchain technology, initially associated with the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, is greater due to the multiple applications in various disciplines. Its use in accounting lies mainly in the fact that it reduces risks and the eventuality of fraud, eliminates human error, promotes efficiency, and increases transparency and reliability. This...
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Artificial intelligence is one of the most innovative and trending technologies in the hotel sector. It is transforming the hotel sector into a novel environment in business-client relationships. For this reason, this study seeks to find, through a literary review and a causal study carried out by experts in technologies and hotels, using the metho...
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Many factors can influence decision-making, and if you wish to know which are the most influential factors in a decision, they must be classified by their degrees of influence. This study seeks to determine the most influential factors in the decision of hotels to accept and implement the Internet of Things in their services through a literary revi...
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La personalización de la experiencia de los clientes es una de las cosas más buscadas a día de hoy en el sector hotelero y el factor más influyente en dicha personalización es el Internet de las Cosas. Muchos hoteles están apostando por su adopción, pero todavía queda otra gran parte que no lo está haciendo. Así, con este estudio, realizado a travé...
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Los derechos fundamentales de los menores hospitalizados incluyen la necesidad de ofrecer la atención educativa comprendiendo los aspectos emocionales durante la situación de enfermedad y convalecencia. La garantía de estos derechos, desde una mirada en pedagogía hospitalaria, acompañado de profesionales formados, facilita las buenas prácticas. Act...
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The acquisition of skills in ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) has a relevant role in the training programs of educational institutions, since these skills are among the most demanded when companies decide to look for workers. For this reason, this study aims to analyze the training in ICT skills that the students of the Faculty of B...
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IPTVCare es un sistema multimodal, interactivo accesible, usable, adaptativo, gamificado y colaborativo que facilita la capacitación online y la mejora de la autonomía en las actividades de la vida diaria, ADL (Activities of Daily Living) para personas mayores independientes y sus cuidadores. IPTVCare está construido principalmente por soluciones d...
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TELEDU es un ecosistema compuesto por una serie de componentes software y hardware que permite usar los recursos de Internet a través de la TV Digital Interactiva (iDTV) sin necesidad de estar continuamente conectado a Internet, es decir, este ecosistema está indicado para usuarios que no tienen Internet de banda ancha en casa, aunque es necesario...
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El uso como sistema de seguridad del Internet de las Cosas en el sector hotelero conlleva una ventaja competitiva a los hoteles gracias a la seguridad transmitida a los clientes, además de un ahorro en costes y un beneficio extra por la gestión optimizada y automatizada de muchos de sus servicios. Aún así, sólo en la mitad de los hoteles se están t...
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Los derechos fundamentales de los menores hospitalizados incluyen la necesidad de ofrecer la atención educativa incluyendo los aspectos emocionales durante la situación de enfermedad y convalecencia. La garantía de estos derechos desde una mirada en pedagogía hospitalaria acompañado de profesionales formados, facilita las buenas prácticas. Actualme...
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This paper aims to analyze the descriptive interpretations of the census applied to sixty-four research groups classified by the Administrative Department of Science, Technology and Innovation (COLCIENCIAS) for Universidad del Cauca (UNICAUCA) in the call 781 of 2017, submitting them to a quantitative evaluation using the Karl Person correlation mo...
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Most online teaching institutions still do not offer complete remote teaching, requiring the physical presence of the student in the evaluation process (for supervisory reasons), which could aggravate the evaluation and certification in massive open online teaching. Although there are already e-proctoring tools (electronic proctoring) that allow th...
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RESUMEn. El objetivo de esta investigación fue diagnosticar la resignificación de las TIC en un ambiente virtual de aprendizaje. El método mixto que se aplicó fue exploratorio secuencial de lógica descriptiva con un enfoque predominantemente cualitativo. Este es un diseño que en la primera fase explora datos de análisis cualitativo, se aplicó la en...
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La incorporación del Internet de las Cosas en las empresas y en el sector hotelero crea nuevas cargas de trabajo que se deben cubrir. Así, a través de revisión bibliográfica y encuesta, este artículo estudia las posibilidades de empleo que existen en el sector hotelero con la irrupción del Internet de las Cosas en dicho sector y las nuevas necesida...
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This paper aims to demonstrate the capabilities that the Universidad del Cauca in Colombia (UNICAUCA), a public national institution of Higher Education, would have to become, in the medium term, an entrepreneurial university within the framework of an ecosystem of entrepreneurship and innovation. Relevant scientific literature is explored, legal r...
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The psychology of learning and the neurosciences sustain an ongoing effort in the study of memory in order to facilitate teaching-learning processes. Special attention goes to Working Memory (WM), the conscious, short-term system where learning originates. Persons with cognitive deficiency, for example with Down Syndrome, present limiting condition...
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This article describes an investigation that made a comparative analysis of the influence of the use of technology for non-academic activities on the reading performance of students in 21 countries within the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), as measured by the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA). To do...
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La introducción del Internet de las Cosas en las empresas ha propiciado que se abriera un abanico de necesidades formativas en dicha tecnología y en todas las dimensiones hacia donde van dirigidas las iniciativas que se toman en las empresas para su aplicación dentro de éstas. De esta manera, este estudio se centra en identificar cuáles son las nec...
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The psychology of learning and the neurosciences sustain an ongoing effort in the study of memory in order to facilitate teaching-learning processes. Special attention goes to Working Memory (WM), the conscious, short-term system where learning originates. Persons with cognitive deficiency, for example with Down Syndrome, present limiting condition...
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People with Down syndrome present cognitive difficulties that affect their reading skills. In this study we present results about the use of gestural interaction with Kinect sensor to improve the reading skills of students with Down syndrome. Following a case of study method for small samples with disabilities, measuring different variables related...
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To date, the knowledge and use of ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) has become an almost essential requirement when someone wants to find employment in our society. For this reason, this study aims to analyze the importance that students of the Faculty of Business Studies and Tourism of the University of Huelva (Spain) give to the ac...
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Computational thinking and coding are key competencies in the 21st century. People with Down syndrome need to be part of this new literacy. For this reason, in this work, we present an exploratory study carried out with students with Down syndrome with cognitive ages of 3–6 years old using a tangible robot We applied the observational method during...
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Computational thinking and coding are key competencies in the 21st century. People with Down syndrome need to be part of this new literacy. For this reason, in this work, we present an exploratory study carried out with students with Down syndrome with cognitive ages of 3-6 years old using a tangible robot named KIBO. We have applied the observatio...
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This study reviews published scientific literature on the use of tangible technologies in childhood education, in order to: a) identify the what tangible technologies have been used; b) recognize the educational purposes and uses these technologies of and c) present a synthesis of the available empirical evidence on its educational effectiveness. A...
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This article gathers some of the most important theoretical and conceptual references, systematized from the review and consultation of specialized literature on university Spin Off, through a documentary type methodological qualitative process with a tendency to observe closely, afterwards, the capacity that has the University of Cauca, a public C...
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Gestural interfaces are closely related with cognition and physical activity, and can be powerful tools for cognitive training and motor skills. Their use has been proposed by researchers in various areas, including education, and within this field, inclusive education. In this study, a systematic literature review about children computer gestural...
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This article gathers some of the most important theoretical and conceptual references, systematized from the review and consultation of specialized literature on university Spin Off, through a documentary type methodological qualitative process with a tendency to observe closely, afterwards, the capacity that has the University of Cauca, a public C...
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El canal de venta que más interesa a los hoteles es la reserva directa a través de sus páginas web, por motivos de ahorro de personal y de comisiones a terceros. Así, muchos de sus esfuerzos van dirigidos en ese sentido, aunque es cierto que aún deben hacer mejoras en las mismas, sobretodo en el aspecto de la accesibilidad web (baremo que mide la c...
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This paper presents an educational experience about the feasibility of using the KIBO robot to engage the learning of programming and computational thinking with students with Down syndrome (DS). In particular, we describe a pilot study carried out with seven DS students aged between 7-19, but with a cognitive age from 3-6. The programming and comp...
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Las competencias digitales son unas de las competencias más demandadas en el sector empresarial, pero el número de éstas es incuantificable y los jóvenes pueden estar un poco perdidos a la hora de identificar cuáles son las más demandas por las empresas. Así, este estudio (realizado a través de encuesta a empresas del territorio español) esclarece...
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Gestural interfaces are closely related with cognition and physical activity, and can be powerful tools for cognitive training and motor skills. Their use has been proposed by researchers in various areas, including education, and within this field, inclusive education. In this study, a systematic literature review about chil-dren computer gestural...
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Este estudio longitudinal sobre el teletrabajo en el sector empresarial español para los años 2001-02 y 2011-02 busca observar empíricamente, a través de encuesta, la evolución de este modelo de trabajo en sus empresas. Con este estudio, descartamos cuestiones técnicas del teletrabajo y de las empresas como causas de su lenta implantación al sistem...
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Este estudio nos describe cómo ha sido el proceso de implementación de las redes sociales online generalizadas (Facebook, Twitter…) en el sector hotelero, analizando dicho fenómeno a través de encuesta y utilizando como marco comparativo el sector empresarial español en general. Como resultado, hemos obtenido que este fenómeno no ha tenido la misma...
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Una de las herramientas utilizadas en el mundo de la investigación son los gestores bibliográficos, herramientas que permiten mantener las referencias bibliográficas consultadas y permiten crear automáticamente la bibliografía de de una manera rápida y sencilla y adaptada a diversos estilos de citas. Por este motivo, este artículo analiza el uso de...
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La investigación educativa resulta esencial por sus potencialidades para profundizar científicamente en los problemas que se dan en estos ámbitos, y para la determinación de regularidades que permitan transformar las concepciones, rescatar las buenas prácticas y contribuir a la formación de docentes y ciudadanos socialmente responsables en general....