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    • A location-based service to support collaboration and strategic control in a real estate broker 

      Cancino del Castillo, Christian; Zurita Alarcón, Gustavo (Springer, 2017)
      Increasingly more companies support their strategies and value propositions offering their clients some services that require physical mobility and teamwork by their staff. This article proposes a type of Location-based ...
    • An ad-hoc wireless network architecture for face-to-face mobile collaborative applications 

      Zurita Alarcón, Gustavo; Nussbaum Voehl, Miguel (SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN, 2006)
      An architecture for building an ad-hoc wireless network is presented in which various face-to-face, peer-to-peer collaborative applications function simultaneously and the interconnections between group members are highly ...
    • Characterization of an ad-hoc Geo-referenced BPM supported by Microblogging 

      Antunes, Pedro; Zurita Alarcón, Gustavo; Baloian Tataryan, Nelson (IEEE, 2015)
      There are many scenarios in which business processes will benefit from the integration of geographical information for its management. In this paper we discuss a set of requirements for ad-hoc geo-referenced Business ...
    • A collaborative face-to-face design support system based on sketching and gesturing 

      Zurita Alarcón, Gustavo; Baloian Tataryan, Nelson; Baytelman Pilowsky, Felipe Bruno (ELSEVIER SCI LTD, 2008-07)
      Mobile and pervasive computing has seen a rapid development in the last years. Portable, handheld computing devices are getting more popular as their capabilities increase. Therefore, people having the need to work ...
    • A conceptual framework based on Activity Theory for mobile CSCL 

      Zurita Alarcón, Gustavo; Nussbaum Voehl, Miguel (Blackwell, 2007)
      There is a need for collaborative group activities that promote student social interaction in the classroom. Handheld computers interconnected by a wireless network allow people who work on a common task to interact ...
    • Developing Distributed Collaborative Applications with HTML5 under the Coupled Objects Paradigm 

      Zurita Alarcón, Gustavo; Baloian Tataryan, Nelson; Aguirre, Diego (Universal Journal Series, 2014)
      One of the main tasks in developing distributed collaborative systems is to support synchronization processes. The Coupled Objects paradigm has emerged as a way to easily support these processes by dynamically coupling ...
    • Developing Motivating Collaborative Learning through Participatory Simulations 

      Zurita Alarcón, Gustavo; Baloian Tataryan, Nelson; Baytelman Pilowsky, Felipe Bruno; Farías Landabur, Antonio (2007)
      Participatory simulations are collaborative group learning activities whose goals are to improve teaching and learning, increasing motivation inside the classroom by engaging the learner in games simulating a certain ...
    • Exploring hashtags collaboratively to facilitate learning and knowledge construction 

      Zurita Alarcón, Gustavo; Baloian Tataryan, Nelson; Jerez, Óscar (IEEE, 2018)
      In the era of mobile learning and digital native students, concepts like seamless learning, situated learning and rhizomatic learning gain importance as the current technology is able to support them by developing new ...
    • Findings when converting a summative evaluation instrument to a formative one through collaborative learning activities 

      Zurita Alarcón, Gustavo; Baloian Tataryan, Nelson; Jerez, Óscar; Peñafiel, Sergio; Pino Urtubia, José (Springer, 2018)
      Although illiteracy has been in constant decline over the last decades,there are too many reports about people having problems to identify the mainideas contained in texts they read. Reading comprehension is essential for ...
    • Integrating decision-making support in geocollaboration tools 

      Antunes, Pedro; Zurita Alarcón, Gustavo; Baloian Tataryan, Nelson; Sapateiro, Claudio (Springer, 2014)
      Collaborative spatial decision making (CSDM) involves multiple stakeholders making strategic decisions based on spatial data. Current CSDM tools have been exploring different ways to integrate spatial data with collaboration, ...
    • Key indicators for assessing the design of geocollaborative applications 

      Zurita Alarcón, Gustavo; Antunes, Pedro; Baloian Tataryan, Nelson (World Scientific Publishing Company, 2014)
      A geocollaborative application integrates geographical information with collaboration support. Its implementation involves reasoning about the most adequate mix of technical features, human requirements and collaboration ...
    • Practice of skills for reading comprehension in large classrooms by using a mobile collaborative support and microblogging 

      Zurita Alarcón, Gustavo; Baloian Tataryan, Nelson; Jerez, Óscar; Peñafiel, Sergio (Springer, 2017)
      Reading comprehension is essential for students, because it is a predictor of their academic or professional success, however, it is challenging for many students, even more if they are part of large classrooms. This paper ...
    • Sketchpad: A Learning Tool Supporting Creativity in Collaborative Learning Activities 

      Zurita Alarcón, Gustavo; Cárdenas, Catalina; Baloian Tataryan, Nelson (Springer International Publishing Switzerland, 2015)
      There is consensus among curriculum developers of Business Schools around the world that along with technical knowledge students should be trained to also acquire soft skills. Communication, collaboration, creativity, ...
    • Twenty-Five Years of Group Decision and Negotiation: A Bibliometric Overview 

      Laengle Scarlazetta, Sigifredo; Modak, Nikunja Mohan; Merigó Lindahl, José; Zurita Alarcón, Gustavo (Springer, 2018)
      Twenty-five years ago, in 1992, a journal named Group Decision and Negotiation was established in association with the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences with the vision of promoting theoretical ...
    • Using PDAs in meetings: Patterns, architecture and components 

      Zurita Alarcón, Gustavo; Antunes, Pedro; Baloian Tataryan, Nelson; Carriço, Luis; Baytelman Pilowsky, Felipe Bruno; Sá, Marco (GRAZ UNIV TECHNOLGOY, INST INFORMATION SYSTEMS COMPUTER MEDIA-IICM, 2008)
      This paper addresses the role of Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) in electronic meetings. Several real-world scenarios of PDA usage in meetings are defined using a pattern language. Anchored on these scenarios, we ...
    • Using the cloud to develop applications supporting geo-collaborative Situated Learning 

      Zurita Alarcón, Gustavo; Baloian Tataryan, Nelson; Frez, Jonathan (Elsevier, 2014)
      Situated Learning stresses the importance of the context in which learning takes place. It has been therefore frequently associated with informal learning or learning outside the classroom. Cloud technologies can play ...