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  • Two pathways to suicidal intention in Ecuadorian adolescents: The role of parental and peer attachment, depression and impulsivity 

    Moyano, Nieves; Vélez, Katherine; Arias Guevara, Raquel Andrea; Sánchez-Fuentes, María del Mar (Corporación Universidad de la Costa, 2020)
    The present study investigated the relationship between attachment patterns –trust, communication and alienation– related to mother, father and peers, depression and impulsivity in suicidal intention among adolescents, by ...
  • Algorithms for crime prediction in smart cities through data mining 

    Silva, Jesús; Romero Marin, Ligia Cielo; Jiménez González, Roberto; Larios, Omar; Barrantes, Fanny; Pineda, Omar; Manotas, Alberto (Corporación Universidad de la Costa, 2020)
    The concentration of police resources in conflict zones contributes to the reduction of crime in the region and the optimization of those resources. This paper presents the use of regression techniques to predict the number ...
  • Classification of authors for a recommendation process integrated to a scientific meta-search engine 

    Viloria, Amelec; Crissien Borrero, Tito José; Pineda, Omar; Pertuz, Luciana; Orellano, Nataly; Vargas Mercado, Carlos (Corporación Universidad de la Costa, 2020)
    The search for scientific production on the web has become a challenge, both in terms of volume, variety and updating speed. It requires tools that help the user to obtain relevant results when executing a query. Within ...
  • Comparison of bio-inspired algorithms applied to the hospital mortality risk stratification 

    Silva, Jesús; Herazo-Beltrán, Yaneth; Marín González, Freddy; Varela Izquierdo, Noel; Pineda, Omar; Palencia-Domínguez, Pablo; Vargas Mercado, Carlos (Corporación Universidad de la Costa, 2020)
    The construction of patient classification (or risk adjustment) systems allows comparison of the effectiveness and quality of hospitals and hospital services, providing useful information for management decision making and ...
  • Coupling architecture between INS/GPS for precise navigation on set paths 

    Silva, Jesús; Varela Izquierdo, Noel; Pineda, Omar; Hernández Palma, Hugo; Cueto, Eduardo Nicolas (Corporación Universidad de la Costa, 2020)
    GPS offers the advantage of providing high long-term position accuracy with residual errors that affect the final positioning solution to a few meters with a sampling frequency of 1 Hz (Marston et al. in Decis Support Syst ...
  • CTR prediction for optimizing the negotiation of internet advertising campaigns 

    Silva, Jesús; Vargas, Jesús; Rizzo-Vergara, Dawin; Araya Ugarte, Guillermo Agustín; Rosado, César Enrique; Pineda, Omar; Quintero, Benjamín (Corporación Universidad de la Costa, 2020)
    Web advertising campaigns have the particularity that allow to measure the performance of campaigns based on different metrics, among which are the cost per thousand impressions (CPM-Cost Per mille), cost per click (CPC) ...
  • Data mining and association rules to determine twitter trends 

    Silva, Jesús; Vargas, Jesús; Natteri, Domingo; Flores Marín, Darío Enrique; Pineda, Omar; Ahumada, Bridy; Valero, Lesbia (Corporación Universidad de la Costa, 2020)
    Opinion mining has been widely studied in the last decade due to its great interest in the field of research and countless real-world applications. This research proposes a system that combines association rules, generalization ...
  • Electric consumption pattern from big data 

    Viloria, Amelec; Hernandez-P, Hugo; Pineda, Omar; Diago Orozco, Victoria (Corporación Universidad de la Costa, 2020)
    From the concept of smart grid, reaching an efficient and reliable network is a task that implies several stages and sub-stages with a defined and specific mission. In this way, the intelligent measurement stage conformed ...
  • Evolutionary algorithm for content-based image search 

    Silva, Jesús; Varela Izquierdo, Noel; Pineda, Omar (Corporación Universidad de la Costa, 2020)
    Content-based image retrieval systems attempt to provide a means of searching for images in large repositories without using any information other than that contained in the image itself, usually in the form of low-level ...
  • Forecast of operational data in electric energy plants using adaptive algorithm 

    Viloria, Amelec; García Guiliany, Jesús Enrique; Hernandez-P, Hugo; CABAS VASQUEZ, LUIS CARLOS; Pineda, Omar (Corporación Universidad de la Costa, 2020)
    Traditional time series methods offer models whose parameters remain constant over time. However, industrial supply and demand processes require timely decisions based on a dynamic reality. A change in configuration, turning ...
  • A mathematical model for the optimization of the non-metallic mining supply chain in the mining district of Calamarí-Sucre (Colombia) 

    Ospina-Mateus, Holman; Montero-Perez, Jairo; Acevedo-Chedid, Jaime; Salas-Navarro, Katherinne; Morales-Londoño, Natalie (Corporación Universidad de la Costa, 2020)
    This article presents a mathematical model of the Supply chain of non-metallic mining. The model considers uncertainty scenarios in materials, elements for capacity planning in a multilevel chain and with multiple products. ...
  • A review of the engineering properties of metakaolin based concrete: towards combatting chloride attack in coastal/ marine structures 

    Pillay, Deveshan L.; Olalusi, Oladimeji B.; Awoyera, Paul O.; Rondon, Carlos; Echeverría, Ana María; Temitope Kolawole, John (Corporación Universidad de la Costa, 2020-10-10)
    Changing human lifestyle and increasing urbanisation are contributory factors to the high demand for concrete construction materials across the globe. With the imminent developments in the unpopulated marine/coastal zones, ...
  • Climate change and spatial justice in coastal planning in Cuba and Brazil 

    B. Milanés, Celene; PÉREZ MONTERO, OFELIA; Szlafsztein, Claudio Fabian; da Silva Pimentel, Márcia Aparecida (Corporación Universidad de la Costa, 2020)
    This article uses the category of spatial justice as an analytical variable to explore the coastal planning of Cuba and Brazil, in the face of the challenge of climate change. The research was conducted using a qualitative ...
  • Weather variability control in three Colombian airports 

    Vargas-Daza, Karen; Misat, Giovanny; Neira Rodado, Dionicio (Corporación Universidad de la Costa, 2021)
    The aeronautic sector has been economically affected by the closure of its operations with the appearance of the Covid-19. For reducing the impact of weather variables at airport operations, we present a predictive model ...
  • Prediction of the yield of grains through artificial intelligence 

    Silva, Jose; Varela Izquierdo, Noel; Cabrera, Danelys; Lezama, Omar (Corporación Universidad de la Costa, 2021)
    Grass turns out to be an appropriate food for cattle, mainly in tropical climate countries such as Latin American countries. This is due to the high number of species that can be used, the possibility of growing them ...
  • Competitiveness of the travel and tourism industry in Latin America 

    Vásquez, Carmen Luisa; Llorach, Carlos (Corporación Universidad de la Costa, 2021)
    Latin America is a prosperous and competitive region based on the activity of its travel and tourism. Globally, it is ranked third in competitiveness, after of Europe and Asia-Pacific, according to the publication of the ...
  • Adsorbents for glyphosate removal in contaminated waters: a review 

    Abie Pereira, Hercules; Teixeira Hernandes, Paola Rosiane; Schadeck Netto, Matias; Diogo Reske, Gabriel; Vieceli, Viviane; Silva Oliveira, Luis Felipe; Dotto, Guilherme Luiz (Corporación Universidad de la Costa, 2020)
    Glyphosate is an herbicide used to control weeds and optimize agricultural production. However, since glyphosate is an emerging pollutant claimed to be potentially carcinogenic, glyphosate pollution of soils and water is ...
  • Comparison of bioinspired algorithms applied to the timetabling problem 

    Silva, Jose; Varela Izquierdo, Noel; Varas, Jesus; Lezama, Omar; Maco, José; Villón, Martín (Corporación Universidad de la Costa, 2021)
    The problem of timetabling events is present in various organizations such as schools, hospitals, transportation centers. The purpose of timetabling activities at a university is to ensure that all students attend their ...
  • Criteria for the definition of the dividend policy in family businesses (Zulia-Venezuela) 

    Hernández Chacín, Ana; Hernández Fernández, Lissette; Portillo Medina, Rafael; Hugueth Alba, Alfredo (Corporación Universidad de la Costa, 2018)
    The objective of this article is to determine the criteria used in the definition of the dividend policy in the chains of family hypermarkets and supermarkets in the state of Zulia, Venezuela. The research design is ...
  • Analysis of the T&T industry competitiveness index for Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru for the period 2007–2019 

    Vásquez, Carmen Luisa; PICON VIANA, CRISTIAN JOHAN; GUERRA ALEMAN, ERICK (Corporación Universidad de la Costa, 2021)
    The main purpose of this research is to evaluate the impact of maturity in quality management systems on assets, income and current ratio in companies of the hotel sector in the city of Barranquilla and its metropolitan ...

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