• Emerging Technologies Landscape on Education. A review 

      de-la-Fuente-Valentín, Luis; Carrasco, Aurora; Konya, Kinga; Burgos, Daniel (International Journal of Interactive Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence (IJIMAI), 09/2013)
      This paper presents a desk research that analysed available recent studies in the field of Technology Enhanced Learning. The desk research is focused on work produced in the frame of FP6 and FP7 European programs, in the ...
    • SketchyDynamics: A Library for the Development of Physics Simulation Applications with Sketch-Based Interfaces 

      Costa, Abílio; Pereira, João P. (International Journal of Interactive Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence (IJIMAI), 09/2013)
      Sketch-based interfaces provide a powerful, natural and intuitive way for users to interact with an application. By combining a sketch-based interface with a physically simulated environment, an application offers the means ...
    • A Fuzzy Group Prioritization Method for Deriving Weights and its Software Implementation 

      Almulhim, Tarifa; Mikhailov, Ludmil; Xu, Dong-Ling (International Journal of Interactive Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence (IJIMAI), 09/2013)
      Several Multi-Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) methods involve pairwise comparisons to obtain the preferences of decision makers (DMs). This paper proposes a fuzzy group prioritization method for deriving group priorities/weights ...
    • Analysis of Log File Data to Understand Mobile Service Context and Usage Patterns 

      Klein, Bernhard; Pretel, Ivan; Vanhecke, Sacha; Lago, Ana B.; Lopez-de-Ipiña, Diego (International Journal of Interactive Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence (IJIMAI), 09/2013)
      Several mobile acceptance models exist today that focus on user interface handling and usage frequency evaluation. Since mobile applications reach much deeper into everyday life, it is however important to better consider ...
    • Improvements in the native development environment for Sony AIBO 

      Kertész, Csaba (International Journal of Interactive Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence (IJIMAI), 09/2013)
      — The entertainment robotics have been on a peak with AIBO, but this robot brand has been discontinued by the Sony in 2006 to help its financial position. Among other reasons, the robot failed to enter into both the ...
    • From Management Information Systems to Business Intelligence: The Development of Management Information Needs 

      Skyrius, Rimvydas; Kazakevičienė, Gėlytė; Bujauskas, Vytautas (International Journal of Interactive Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence (IJIMAI), 09/2013)
      Despite the advances in IT, information systems intended for management informing did not uniformly fulfil the increased expectations of users; this can be said mostly about complex information needs. Although some of the ...
    • An Example in Remote Computing Over the Internet applied to Geometry 

      Ferreira, M.; Casquilho, M. (International Journal of Interactive Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence (IJIMAI), 09/2013)
      Scientific computing over the Internet can suit many activities that have not, in the authors’ opinion, been explored enough in general. Resources such as executables, languages, packages, can be used from a remote computing ...
    • An Agent-Based Approach for Data Fusion in Homeland Security 

      Castillo Chamorro, Dr. José Miguel; de Solís Montes, D. Rafael (International Journal of Interactive Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence (IJIMAI), 09/2013)
      This article presents an agent-based solution for data fusion in Homeland Security. Communication technology has been developed very fast in the last decades. We can get lots of data in milliseconds. Our current problem ...
    • Editor’s Note 

      González-Crespo, Rubén (International Journal of Interactive Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence (IJIMAI), 09/2013)
      The research works presented in this issue are based on various topics of interest, among wich are included: Mobile services, gesture recognition, physics simulation, management decision support, business intelligence, ...