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Enterprise Networks and Strategic Alignment


Emerging Trends in Technological Innovation
Luis M. Camarinha-Matos, Pedro Pereira, Luis Ribeiro
Front Matter
Applying Causal Reasoning to Analyze Value Systems
Patrícia Macedo, Luis M. Camarinha-Matos
3-13
Assessment of the Willingness to Collaborate in Enterprise Networks
João Rosas, Luis M. Camarinha-Matos
14-23
Business and IS/IT Strategic Alignment Framework
Llanos Cuenca, Angel Ortiz, Andres Boza
24-31

Issues in Information Systems


Introduction of Empirical Topology in Construction of Relationship Networks of Informative Objects
Hesam T. Dashti, Mary E. Kloc, Tiago Simas, Rita A. Ribeiro, Amir H. Assadi
35-43
The TSTS Method in Cultural Heritage Search
Mirosław Stawniak, Wojciech Cellary
44-51
Representing User Privileges in Object-Oriented Virtual Reality Systems
Adam Wójtowicz, Wojciech Cellary
52-61
Survey of Media Forms and Information Flow Models in Microsystems Companies
Christopher Durugbo, Ashutosh Tiwari, Jeffery R. Alcock
62-69

Collaborative Networks Support


The Virtual Enterprise from a Governance Perspective
David Romero, Ana Inês Oliveira, Luis M. Camarinha-Matos, Arturo Molina
73-82
Negotiation and Contracting in Collaborative Networks
Ana Inês Oliveira, Luis M. Camarinha-Matos
83-92
Pro-Active Asset Entities in Collaborative Networks
Tiago Cardoso, Luis M. Camarinha-Matos
93-102

Assessment and Decision Support


Qualitative Model for Risk Assessment in Construction Industry: A Fuzzy Logic Approach
Abel Pinto, Isabel L. Nunes, Rita A. Ribeiro
105-111
Decision Support for Life-Cycle Optimization Using Risk Assessment
Maria Marques, Rui Neves-Silva
112-121
A Clinical Decision Support System for Breast Cancer Patients
Ana S. Fernandes, Pedro Alves, Ian H. Jarman, Terence A. Etchells, José M. Fonseca, Paulo J. G. Lisboa
122-129

Evolvable Factory Automation


Evolvable Production Systems: Mechatronic Production Equipment with Evolutionary Control
Antonio Maffei, Mauro Onori, Pedro Neves, José Barata
133-142
The Meaningfulness of Consensus and Context in Diagnosing Evolvable Production Systems
Luis Ribeiro, José Barata, João Ferreira
143-150
Applications of Dynamic Deployment of Services in Industrial Automation
Gonçalo Candido, José Barata, François Jammes, Armando W. Colombo
151-158
Improving Energy Efficiency in the Production Floor Using SoA-Based Monitoring Techniques
Daniel Cachapa, Robert Harrison, Armando Colombo
159-166

Cooperative Robotics


Dual-Arm Robot Motion Planning Based on Cooperative Coevolution
Petar Ćurković, Bojan Jerbić
169-178
Comparative Study of Self-organizing Robotic Systems Regarding Basic Architecture
Irina-Gabriela Lolu, Aurelian Mihai Stanescu
179-186
Laban Movement Analysis towards Behavior Patterns
Luís Santos, Jorge Dias
187-194
Self-adaptive Vision System
Tomislav Stipancic, Bojan Jerbic
195-202

Robots and Manipulation


Right-Arm Robotic-Aided-Therapy with the Light-Exoskeleton: A General Overview
Luis I. Lugo-Villeda, Antonio Frisoli, Edoardo Sotgiu, Giovanni Greco, Massimo Bergamasco, Luis Lugo-Villeda
205-214
Grasp Exploration for 3D Object Shape Representation Using Probabilistic Map
Diego R. Faria, Ricardo Martins, Jorge Dias
215-222
Movement Speed Models of Natural Grasp and Release Used for an Industrial Robot Equipped with a Gripper
Mihai Stoica, Gabriela Andreea Calangiu, Francisc Sisak
223-230

Petri Nets Based Modeling


Petri Net Based Engineering and Software Methodology for Service-Oriented Industrial Automation
J. Marco Mendes, Francisco Restivo, Paulo Leitão, Armando W. Colombo
233-240
Properties Preservation in Distributed Execution of Petri Nets Models
Anikó Costa, Paulo Barbosa, Luís Gomes, Franklin Ramalho, Jorge Figueiredo, Antônio Junior
241-250
Semantic Equations for Formal Models in the Model-Driven Architecture
Paulo Barbosa, Franklin Ramalho, Jorge Figueiredo, Anikó Costa, Luís Gomes, Antônio Junior
251-260

Advances in Telecommunications


Delay Analysis for TDMA Schemes with Packet Recombining
Miguel Pereira, Luís Bernardo, Rui Dinis, Rodolfo Oliveira, Paulo Carvalho, Paulo Pinto
263-272
Optoelectronic Oscillators for Communication Systems
Bruno Romeira, José Figueiredo
273-280
Simulation Model for OBS Contention Avoidance Routing Strategies
Alvaro L. Barradas, Maria Carmo R. Medeiros
281-288
Transmission Performance of mm-Waves on Radio over Fiber Systems: Dispersion and Intermodulation Issues
Ricardo Avó, Paula Laurêncio, Maria C. R. Madeiros
289-296

Sensorial Perception – I


Advances in Image Processing Techniques for Drusens Detection and Quantification in Fundus Images
André Mora, Pedro Vieira, José Fonseca
299-307
A Novel Framework for Data Registration and Data Fusion in Presence of Multi-modal Sensors
Hadi Aliakbarpour, Joao Filipe Ferreira, Kamrad Khoshhal, Jorge Dias
308-315
Vector Sensor Arrays in Underwater Acoustic Applications
Paulo Santos, Paulo Felisberto, Sérgio M. Jesus
316-323
An Approach to Modification of Water Flow Algorithm for Segmentation and Text Parameters Extraction
Darko Brodić, Zoran Milivojević
324-331

Sensorial Perception – II


A Face Attention Technique for a Robot Able to Interpret Facial Expressions
Carlos Simplício, José Prado, Jorge Dias
335-342
Using Eye Blinking for EOG-Based Robot Control
Mihai Duguleana, Gheorghe Mogan
343-350
Bio-inspired Binocular Disparity with Position-Shift Receptive Field
Fernanda C. E C. Faria, Jorge Batista, Helder Araújo
351-358

Signal Processing – I


Fractional Filters: An Optimization Approach
Carlos Matos, Manuel Duarte Ortigueira
361-366
MicroECG: An Integrated Platform for the Cardiac Arrythmia Detection and Characterization
Bruno Nascimento, Arnaldo Batista, Luis Brandão Alves, Manuel Ortigueira, Raul Rato
367-373
A Contribution for the Automatic Sleep Classification Based on the Itakura-Saito Spectral Distance
Eduardo Cardoso, Arnaldo Batista, Rui Rodrigues, Manuel Ortigueira, Cristina Bárbara, Cristina Martinho, Raul Rato
374-381

Signal Processing – II


Controlled Invariant Polyhedral Sets for Constrained Discrete-Time Descriptor Systems
José Mario Araújo, Carlos Eduardo Trabuco Dórea
385-392
Using Human Dynamics to Improve Operator Performance
Rui Antunes, Fernando V. Coito, Hermínio Duarte-Ramos
393-400
Railscan: A Tool for the Detection and Quantification of Rail Corrugation
Rui Gomes, Arnaldo Batista, Manuel Ortigueira, Raul Rato, Marco Baldeiras
401-408
Active System for Electromagnetic Perturbation Monitoring in Vehicles
Adrian Marian Matoi, Elena Helerea
409-416

Advances in Energy Systems


Energy Consumption Monitoring System for Large Complexes
André Jorge, João Guerreiro, Pedro Pereira, João Martins, Luís Gomes
419-426
High Temperature Superconducting Fault Current Limiters as Enabling Technology in Electrical Grids with Increased Distributed Generation Penetration
João Murta Pina, Mário Ventim Neves, Alfredo Álvarez, Amadeu Leão Rodrigues
427-434
On the Mineral and Vegetal Oils Used as Electroinsulation in Transformers
Mariana Şerban, Livia Sângeorzan, Elena Helerea
435-442
Interconnections between Reliability, Maintenance and Availability
Catalin Mihai, Sorin Abagiu, Larisa Zoitanu, Elena Helerea
443-450

Dedicated Energy Systems


Evaluation of Supercapacitors Effects on Hybrid Energy Systems for Automotive
Carmen Lungoci, Elena Helerea
453-460
Characteristics of the PTC Heater Used in Automotive HVAC Systems
Radu Musat, Elena Helerea
461-468
Fuel Cell Systems for Telecommunications
Eunice Ribeiro, António Cardoso, Chiara Boccaletti
469-476
Hybrid Photovoltaic-Thermal Collectors: A Review
Figueiredo Ramos, António Cardoso, Adérito Alcaso
477-484

Advances in Electrical Machinery


Study of AC Losses in Superconducting Electrical Components for Electrical System Design
José-María Ceballos, Alfredo Alvarez, Pilar Suarez
487-494
Robust Position Control of a DC Motor by Sliding Mode
Gabriela Mamani, Jonathan Becedas, Vicente Feliu Batlle
495-504
Disc Motor: Conventional and Superconductor Simulated Results Analysis
David Inácio, João Martins, Mário Ventim Neves, Alfredo Álvarez, Amadeu Leão Rodrigues
505-512

Electronic Circuits Layout and Optimization


GADISI - Genetic Algorithms Applied to the Automatic Design of Integrated Spiral Inductors
Pedro Pereira, M. Helena Fino, Fernando Coito, Mário Ventim-Neves
515-522
Test Based on Built-In Current Sensors for Mixed-Signal Circuits
Román Mozuelos, Yolanda Lechuga, Mar Martínez, Salvador Bracho
523-530
Structural DfT Strategy for High-Speed ADCs
Yolanda Lechuga, Roman Mozuelos, Mar Martínez, Salvador Bracho
531-538

Microelectronic Circuits Design


A CMOS Inverter-Based Self-biased Fully Differential Amplifier
José Rui Custódio, Michael Figueiredo, Edinei Santin, João Goes
541-548
Reconfigurable Circuits Using Magnetic Tunneling Junction Memories
Victor Silva, Jorge Fernandes, Horácio Neto
549-558
A New Automated Trigger Circuit for a Pulsed Nd: YAG Laser
Fatah Almabouada, Djelloul Louhibi, Abderrahmane Haddouche, Abdelkader Noukaz, Ramdan Beggar
559-566