Ana Luiza Dias

Ana Luiza Dias
Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA) | Embrapa

PHD in Computer Science

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March 2010 - August 2014
University of São Paulo
Position
  • PhD Student
March 2007 - January 2010
Universidade Federal de São Carlos
Position
  • Master’s Degree

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Publications (22)
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Accessibility refers to a quality requirement for web applications. However, current accessibility automatic evaluation tools cannot evaluate dynamic generated content that characterizes Ajax applications and RIAs. In this context, this paper describes an approach for evaluating Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA) requirements, by using ac...
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The Web 2.0 brought new requirements to the architecture of web systems. Web applications’ interfaces are becoming more and more interactive. However, these changes are severely impacting how disabled users interact through assistive technologies with the web. In order to deploy an accessible web application, developers can use WAI-ARIA to design a...
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Nowadays, the Web represents the main way of providing computing services to a huge variety of users with different characteristics. Thus, accessibility and usability features become even more critical to a Web application's success. Researchers have been worried in providing mechanisms to serve as guidelines that Web systems should provide, in ter...
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The Web is currently the main way of providing computing services, reaching a larger number of users with different characteristics. As the complexity and interactivity of systems is increased, users become more demanding towards all the requirements associated to their distinct needs. Implementing the interaction requirements in the Web has become...
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The traditional software development is not entirely suitable for development of Web systems. These systems must be developed supported by a fast life cycle, considering usersÂ' characteristics. In this context, this paper describes how to improve the quality of Web systems including accessibility and usability non-functional requirements during de...
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Accessibility stands as a quality requirement for Web applications. However, current accessibility automatic evaluation tools are not capable of evaluating DOM dynamic generated content that characterizes Ajax applications and RIAs - Rich Internet Applications. In this context, this paper describes an approach for testing accessibility requirements...
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This paper describes how to use and to collect the common sense knowledge and how to process such information to create semantic network and to available it for applications. In this context, it is also presented an educational application which uses this knowledge to create a contextualized stories, because this game allows educators being co-auth...
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Collaborative learning supported by computers increases due to the tendency schools have to get assumed to digital inclusion in curriculum and to explore this potential as an alternative complementary to the traditional teaching methodology. According to this new practice the individual skills are valued and contribute to build up learning, which b...
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Nowadays, school faces several educational challenges to teach children some skills, like ways to express themselves in an appropriate way in their community and how to collaboratively work in group. However, it is still very difficult for educator to find tools that are appropriate and in accordance to their pedagogical planning to stimuli student...
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This paper presents Cognitor, a common-sense aided framework for the cog-learn pattern language that aims to help content editors create and contextualize e-learning content through the generation of hyper documents that comprise pedagogical issues, producing learning objects (LO) compatible with the SCORM standard. Cog-Learn have been developed fr...
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Quality of life is one of the main concerns nowadays for everybody. Also it is considered that is necessary to save time, space, energy, etc, in order to guarantee comfort, family health links and good job results. Work at home is becoming more common, especially through the Web. Collaborative and participatory work via Web tends to increase due to...
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This paper presents some proposals to formalize the creation of Learning Objects (LO) that define rules concerned to the content organization and/or the set of metadata used to describe and to document the LOs. This paper presents Cognitor (COGNItive strategies-based EdiTOR), a common-sense aided framework for a certain Pattern Language that aims t...
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Collaborative work via Web tends to increase due to professionals' teams separated by distance and time, demanding more effort and stronger commitment from each person. It is noticed that many times the collaborative work via Web is not effective, generating lack of motivation and no engagement, few effective collaboration and no commitment with th...
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The use of the Internet as a supportive tool for learning process made easier the transposition of geographical barriers in education, bringing some challenges to Distance Learning, such as the development of web-based learning material, whose content will be explored by learners from different places and cultures. Therefore, it is interesting to t...
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Considering computer-aided education, the creation of educational content is still a hard task for teachers. Computational tools are necessary to support authors in creating suitable material for learners from different cultures, allowing effective learning. Aiming to help teachers with such hard task of generating contextualized content to stimula...
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Accessibility is the ability to access and use of environments, products and services by any person and in different contexts. To reduce the problems presented by users when interacting with Web systems, studies have been conducted in order to minimize them in general. Their results are summarized in standards/guidelines to be followed in order to...
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This paper presents a case study on exploring learning content generated by using Cognitor, a framework for editing learning content taking into account pedagogical principles. The proposal behind Cognitor is that hyper documents that are going to be used for e-learning need to be planned and edited according to pedagogical issues in order to make...
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Cognitor is a content editor supported by cultural knowledge expressed on common sense. It aims to help teachers with the hard task of generating contextualized content, in order to stimulate learners from different places and communities to engage into their own apprenticeship. This paper presents a usability test on Cognitor performed for assessi...
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Resumo Este artigo apresenta os principais aspectos da interface de um software para instanciação de objetos 3D, tendo a partir desta análise a definição da interface utilizada num protótipo em desenvolvimento pelos autores, e que faz parte de um projeto em andamento na PUC MINAS, campus Poços de Caldas.

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