Gabriel Awad

Gabriel Awad
National University of Colombia | UNAL · Facultad de Minas (Medellín)

M. Sc. Systems Engineering

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This paper presents a conceptual framework for the modelling and simulation of properties, interactions and processes of social systems based on computational templates using discrete event system specification (DEVS) formalism and OMG Systems Modelling Language (SysML) diagrams. No antecedents of this combination were found in the literature, and...
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Environmental impact assessment needs standard tools with established framework for environmental assessment. Colombia has some achievements on this, due to the promulgation of reference terms for environmental studies in the industrial sector; however, it is evident the poor quality of environmental studies, a wide diversity of methods with incons...
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Resumen: La enseñanza y el aprendizaje de la programación de computadores en los programas académicos de ingeniería en el contexto mundial, parece una labor sencilla. Sin embargo, la realidad muestra que es un problema complejo con diferentes perspectivas. El fortalecimiento de la abstracción, la memoria y la lógica juegan un papel primordial en am...
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Resumen-El auge de las tecnologías de la información y la comunicación ha permeado los modelos de enseñanza-aprendizaje. La combinación de la instrucción presencial con actividades virtuales y recursos tecnológicos-conocida con el término genérico de Blended Learning (BL)-emerge como una tendencia en la educación superior con diversas interpretacio...
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This article presents the results of a bibliometric analysis in the field of modeling the dissemination of innovations that allows a diagnosis of the evolution and current state of the art of this topic. The methodology used involved building and subsequently analyzing bibliometric quantity and quality indicators as well as conducting an analysis o...
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El objetivo del artículo es presentar los resultados de un análisis bibliométrico en el campo del modelado de la difusión de innovaciones que permita realizar un diagnóstico de la evolución y estado actual del tema. La metodología empleada consiste en la construcción y posterior análisis de los indicadores bibliométricos de cantidad y calidad, así...
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Since the mid-twentieth century, it has been argued that entrepreneurship is a vital component for economic growth, innovation and employment. In addition, it is expected that university graduates promote the creation of innovative firms. However, little is known about the reasons that lead a person to make the decision to undertake starting an ent...
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Deregulation and globalization of financial markets are affecting the internal structure of country economies. So far, the effects that these new dynamics could bring about to the real sector and, in particular, on the level of entrepreneurial economy, are unknown. This paper addresses the interaction between financial and real sectors to differen...
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Since the mid-twentieth century, it has been argued that entrepreneurship is a vital component for economic growth, innovation and employment. In addition, it is expected that university graduates promote the creation of innovative firms. However, little is known about the reasons that lead a person to make the decision to undertake starting an ent...
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Due to the importance of creating alternative mechanisms to generate know-how on potential markets for new entrepreneurs this paper proposes an agent-based learning environment to help them learning market research strategies within new businesses. An instructor agent, serving as a learning assistant within the MAS environment guides new entreprene...
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Numerosas investigaciones argumentan que las diferencias relacionadas con el comportamiento en la vida política se pueden explicar en términos de los grupos de edad y en el acceso a la educación universitaria. En este contexto es pertinente explorar las razones que llevan a los jóvenes universitarios a abstenerse de participar en los procesos elect...
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Several business areas, like Management and Negotiation, have used games like a didactic way to simulate world reality, to introduce students to the day-to-day generated problems, and to extract from the application of games, concrete learning for theoretical knowledge securing. In this paper we present "Requirements Game", a practical way to simul...
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RESUMEN En el mundo y especialmente en los países subdesarrollados, gran parte de la población vive en zonas pobres, aisladas y no interconectadas. Debido a esto, los gobiernos y numerosas ONGs hacen grandes esfuerzos en formular e implementar políticas, planes, programas y proyectos de desarrollo y energización rural, basados en la idea que con en...

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