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Ana Inês Oliveira

Ana Inês Oliveira
New University of Lisbon, Faculty of Sciences and Technology / Institute for the Development of New Technologies · Department of Electrical Engineering / Centre of Technology and Systems (CTS)

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December 2002 - March 2016
Institute for the Development of New Technologies
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December 2002 - March 2016
Institute for the Development of New Technologies
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Context: Systems of Systems (SoSs) are becoming an emerging architecture, and they are used in several daily life contexts. Objective: The aim is to define a reference environment conceived for monitoring and assessing the behavior from the cybersecurity point of view of SoS when a new IoT device is added. Method: In this paper, we propose the Doma...
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Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) through science and technology has a great potential to transform the future and advance society in social, environmental, economic, ethical, and legal aspects. Advancing RRI keys, like gender-responsiveness and gender equality, science literacy and science education, public engagement, open access, ethics,...
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This paper presents an ongoing research work that aims to develop governance models and ICTs to enable and empower persons with disabilities according to the orientations settled in the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Starting from the study of the current model of Independent Living Support adopted in Portugal and its practi...
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Hazards are part of human life and every year thousands of people are affected by different types of natural or human provoked disasters. The evacuation is a crucial part of any rescue plan and there are many procedures and standards to support the process. Nevertheless, traditional methods and procedures need radical changes according to the “4.0”...
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The current environmental, social, and political pressure for more efficient use of energy led to the emergence of new legislation and directives both at National and European levels and, as a consequence, to the creation of various focused technological initiatives. In this line, several developments are being carried out to increase energy effici...
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Purpose – Supporting effective business services provision along the life-cycle of complex service-enhanced products, such as the case of solar power plants, and exploring collaborative approaches for multi-stakeholder business services. Design/methodology/approach – Design and implementation of adequate collaboration strategies and cloud-based su...
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To exploit new market challenges in manufacturing industries, collaborative environments permit that different stakeholders achieve value creation and differentiated products when addressing the design and development of products that include associated business services (service-enhanced products). In order to facilitate a suitable context for net...
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Several collaborative networks need to be involved in supporting the the life cycle of complex service-enhanced products. When addressing highly customized products, these networks need to consider the involvement of the customer and local stakeholders close to the customer. In this context, a set of integrated subsystems supporting both long-term...
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Effective provision of care and assistance services in ambient assisted living requires the involvement and collaboration of multiple stakeholders. To support such collabora- tion, the development of an ecosystem of products and services for active ageing plays an important role. This article introduces a conceptual architecture that supports such...
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During the last decade, in manufacturing and service industries, collaboration among small and medium enterprises (SMEs) has focused on competencies and resources sharing as an approach to both create new competitive environments, as well as to achieve agility to rapidly respond to new market demands. Also, with the increasing level of customizatio...
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Development, operation and maintenance of complex products, such as solar energy plants and associated business services, along their life cycle typically require the involvement of various collaborative enterprise networks. In order to support the launching and operation of these networks, a suitable cloud-based system is proposed. Special attenti...
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During the last years, manufacturing and service industries faced a global change in the production paradigm. Besides the manufactured products, companies also focus their attention on business services that can add value to their products, which often need to be provided by different entities, offering different competences/services that collabora...
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Many societies are facing a big demographic shift, reflected in a fast growing generational unbalance with very high percentage of old people, which puts their social security systems in danger. In this context, a conceptual architecture for an ambient assisted living ecosystem is introduced with the objective of facilitating the development and pr...
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Due to the continuous changes in markets and society, companies and organizations have to constantly adapt themselves to maintain competitiveness. One of the options is to strategically join their competencies to rapidly respond to a business or collaboration opportunity through a goal-oriented network. Nevertheless, as market demands are continuou...
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Society is facing big demographic changes. In 2050, it is expected that the number of elders will reach 1500 million (about 16% of the world pop-ulation). As people age, they become more dependent on assistance services. Care and assistance organizations start failing, as the number of people who need help increases beyond their ability to comply....
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Service-based enhancement of products represents a growing trend, particularly in the context of complex products. A service-enhanced product can be seen as a market proposition that extends the traditional functionality of a product by incorporating additional business services, which not only allows better response to customer needs, but also pro...
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Application contexts such as the support to service-enhanced products require the interplay of various collaborative networks along the product life-cycle. Based on the solar energy parks case, various long- and short-term networks are identified and their inter-dependencies briefly analyzed. A cloud-based collaborative environment is developed to...
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A conceptual architecture for an ambient assisted living ecosystem is introduced with the objective of facilitating the development and provision of integrated care and assistance services for senior citizens. These services are the result of collaboration among various stakeholders, supported by the notion of collaborative ambient assisted living...
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Demographic changes worldwide are generating aged populations that bring sustainability challenges to the healthcare and social care systems. Therefore solutions that provide elderly citizens the chance to remain at their homes surrounded by an environment that takes care of them are needed. To support such environment the development of an ecosyst...
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Ageing societies face tough challenges namely in terms of the pressure on their healthcare and social security systems, which makes it urgent to find new models to accommodate current demographic trends. A possible answer to this challenge may come from new integrated and technology-supported services. In this direction, a European roadmapping init...
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The notion of service-enhanced product offers new perspectives for value creation and differentiation in manufacturing. In the case of complex and highly customized products, the inclusion of business services that add value to the product typically require the collaboration of multiple stakeholders. In order to facilitate the co-creation and deliv...
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The association of services to manufactured products, leading to service-enhanced products, is an important mechanism for value creation and differentiation. This is particularly relevant in the case of complex, highly customized and long-life products. Suitable servicing in this context typically requires the collaboration among multiple stakehold...
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The notion of service-enhanced product, representing the association of services to manufactured products, offers an important mechanism for value creation and product differentiation. This is particularly relevant in the case of complex, highly customized and long-life products. Provision of suitable services in this context typically requires col...
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In face of the current economic turbulence, companies face new challenges. In order to respond to new business opportunities, it is crucial that companies attain strategic alliances so that they can obtain or maintain market competiveness. The formation of alliances and partnerships for collaborative problem solving is of extreme importance, being...
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A conceptual architecture for ambient assisted living is introduced as a contribution to the development of an ecosystem of products and services supporting active ageing. In order to facilitate understanding and better inter-relate concepts, a 3-layered model is adopted: Infrastructure layer, Care and assistance services layer, and AAL ecosystem l...
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Effective support to highly customized and service-enhanced products along their life cycle requires new organizational structures, involving the manufacturers, customers and local suppliers in a process of co-creation and co-innovation. In order to properly develop supporting infrastructures, tools and governance models, it is necessary to first i...
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In the current economic turbulence, it is crucial for companies and organizations to attain strategic alliances to respond to new business or collaboration opportunities. Besides the importance of understanding the structures and requirements of such alliances, it is also of extreme importance that the process of negotiation to create those allianc...
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In the actual market conditions, where it is essential to rapidly respond to business opportunities that might emerge, the concept of virtual organisation (VO) appears particularly well suited. The possibility of rapidly forming a VO to respond to a business or collaboration opportunity gives companies an expression of agility and survival mechanis...
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Due to the increasing market turbulence, companies, organizations and individuals need to tune their actuation forms so that they can prevail. It is particularly essential to create alliances and partnerships for collaborative problem solving when responding to new businesses or collaborative opportunities. In all types of alliances it is necessary...
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Virtual Enterprises (VEs) are temporary alliances of enterprises that share a common goal towards responding to a competitive collaboration or business opportunity. VEs need suitable governance principles that can only be achieved if during the VE creation they have been properly defined through a negotiation process. This paper presents the VE fro...
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Being able to rapidly react to a collaboration opportunity (CO) in the fast changing market conditions is a key requirement for dynamic virtual organisations (VOs). One way to make the process of VO creation agile is assuming a context of a virtual organisation breeding environment (VBE), which operates like an alliance of organisations, guaranteei...
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In order to compete in the global market, companies have to restructure and make use of the infrastructures that allow them to become more agile. The possibility of rapidly form virtual organizations to respond to a business or collaboration opportunity gives companies an expression of agility and survival mechanisms in face of the market turbulenc...
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In a simplified perspective, the virtual organization (VO) creation process can be considered structured into three main phases (L. M. Camarinha-Matos et al., 2005): Preparatory Planning: Process of identification and characterization of the Collaboration Opportunity (CO) and draft planning of the VO to fulfill the CO needs; Consortia Formation: In...
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Computer assistance in the process of creation of virtual organizations (VO) is an important condition for the possibility of having truly dynamic VOs, in response to collaboration opportunities in fast changing market contexts. A realistic approach to materialize agility in VO creation is defined with the assumption of a VO Breeding Environment (V...
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The establishment of collaboration commitments, represented by contracts or agreements, is a crucial step in a virtual organization (VO) creation process. The contract negotiation shall proceed in parallel with the other phases of the VO creation process, namely preparatory planning, consortia formation, and VO launching. In each step specific elem...
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Effectiveness of the virtual organization (VO) creation process is the base for the possibility of having truly dynamic VOs in response to collaboration opportunities. A realistic approach to materialize agility in VO creation is the assumption of a VO Breeding Environment. In this context, a discussion of the process and suggested functionalities...
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In order to facilitate the development and integration of new services for telecare there is a need for the design and development of an open and flexible infrastructure into which services and supporting resources can be easily plugged in. A mobile agents based approach for such infrastructure was developed in the TeleCARE project and its architec...

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Project description GloNet aims at designing, developing, and deploying an agile cloud-based virtual enterprise environment for networks of SMEs involved in highly customised and service-enhanced products through end-to-end collaboration with customers and local suppliers (co-creation).GloNet implements the glocal enterprise notion with value creation from global networked operations and invol­ving global supply chain management, product-service linkage, and management of distributed manufacturing units. The work was funded by the European Commission FP7 / Project No. 285273, 2011-2014.