Filipa Ferrada

Filipa Ferrada
Institute for the Development of New Technologies | uninova · UNINOVA

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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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Services to Empower YOU” (SEU) responde a um desafio societal que visa fornecer a pessoas com deficiência ou incapacidade uma ferramenta agregadora e inclusiva através da qual possam requisitar com confiança serviços. Este artigo apresenta os resultados iniciais obtidos no projeto SEU que compreende o estudo da conceção e implementação de interface...
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The notion of digital transformation encompasses the adoption and integration of a variety of new information and communication technologies for the development of more efficient, flexible, agile, and sustainable solutions for industrial systems. Besides technology, this process also involves new organizational forms and leads to new business model...
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In recent years, the research on collaborative networks has been pointing to the need to put more emphasis on the social interactions of its participants, along with technical features, as a potential direction to finding solutions to prevent failures and potential conflicts. In this context, a modelling framework called Collaborative EMOtion model...
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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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Recent research in collaborative networks have shown that the development of “human-inspired” friendly systems with cognitive models of factors such as stress, trust, decision-making ability, and emotion can be seen as promising approach to prevent technological failures and, consequently contribute to their sustainability. Accordingly, an human-em...
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In a Collaborative Business Ecosystem, Performance Indicators are a useful mechanism to assess collaboration performance, inducing self-adjustment in organization’s profile, thereby improving the sustainability of the ecosystem. Using system dynamics and agent-based modelling, a simulation model is assembled to show organizations’ self-adjustment b...
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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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A good amount of research within the last few decades has been focusing on computational models of emotion and the relationships they have with human emotional processes and how they affect the surrounding environments. The study of emotions is interdisciplinary and ranges from basic human emotion research, like in psychology, to the social science...
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A good amount of research within the last few decades has been focusing on computational models of emotion and the relationships they have with human emotional processes and how they affect the surrounding environments. The study of emotions is interdisciplinary and ranges from basic human emotion research, like in psychology, to the social science...
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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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A particular challenge in the management of collaborative networks is the effective handling of the interactions among participants, especially in what concerns the management of " soft " issues that are not currently available in the execution processes of such networks. These issues can include inter-and intra-organizational abilities, problems i...
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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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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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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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The GloNet network is an agile virtual enterprise environment for networks of SMEs involved in highly customized and service-enhanced products through end-to-end collaboration with customers and local suppliers (co-creation) in the solar park construction sector. A challenge that arises in this network is the effective management of the interaction...
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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 last years the rapid progress of ICT along with the growing business models have led to the emergence of a large variety of collaborative networks. Collaboration brought new achievements such as the capacity of the involved entities getting into business in a sustainable and stable way. Despite the fact that collaboration has significant ben...
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Collaborative networks involving a variety of stakeholders, e.g. senior professionals, intermediary entities, and beneficiaries have the potential of inducing more effective integration of seniors in the socio-economic system. Based on an extensive analysis of current and emerging organizational models and the analysis of a future scenario, a numbe...
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A major challenge in effective active ageing support is to identify/design new organizational structures, approaches, and mechanisms so that on one hand older people do not feel excluded, and on the other hand they have the chance to make valued contributions to the communities where they live. Collaborative networks involving a variety of stakehol...
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Following the ARCON modeling framework, a comprehensive set of concepts and entities, covering both the Endogenous Elements and Exogenous Interactions perspectives of collaborative networks, are collected and defined. Such collection represents a first proposal for a reference model for collaborative networks. The establishment of a recognized refe...
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An important application context for virtual communities is elderly care. One of the key challenges facing modern societies is the increasing speed at which the population is aging. In Europe, for example, during the last three decades the number of people aged 60 years or more has risen by about 50%. Traditional approaches to care provision are ba...
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The virtual community concept when supported by adequate information and communications technology (ICT) and organisational infrastructures, represents a very promising approach for a new philosophy in elderly care and active aging. A mobile agents-based approach to implementing services to support a Time Bank virtual community in elderly care is d...
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The virtual community concept, when supported by adequate ICT and organizational infrastructures, represents a very promising approach for a new philosophy in elderly care and active aging. A mobile agents based approach to implement services to support a Time Bank virtual community in elderly care is introduced and a prototype system developed in...

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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.