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Disciplinary nature of astrobiology and astrobioethic’s epistemic foundations
(Cambridge University Press, 2021)
Astrobioethics is an emerging discipline that studies, evaluates and analyses the moral, legal and social issues of the search for life in the Universe. As a new field of study, it requires an epistemological foundation ...
How does customer perception of salespeople influence the relationship? A study in an emerging economy
Sales and sales force management is a complex activity that largely determines a company's commercial success. Customer perception of the salespeople in terms of expertise, trust, interaction, and risk can drive the ...
Treatment of irrigation water infested with nematodes using a solar photoreactor
(Desalination Publications, 2020)
The objective of this study was to assess the efficacy of the disinfection of irrigation water loaded with the plant-parasitic nematode Meloidogyne incognita using a solar photoreactor. The photoreactor was comprised of a ...
Role of empowerment and identification with work teams in innovation climate
(Fundacao Getulio Vargas, Escola de Administracao de Empresas de Sao Paulo, 2020)
Several studies argue that an organizational climate oriented to promote innovation generates greater competitiveness in companies. However, very few researchers have explored the factors that lead to the formation of ...
Measurement and analysis of air quality in temporary shelters on three continents
Millions of displaced people are housed in shelters that generally consist of a single room, meaning that activities including cooking, sleeping and socializing all take place in the same space. Therefore, indoor air quality ...
Cellulose Microfibres Obtained from Agro-Industrial Tara Waste for Dye Adsorption in Water
Microfibres of cellulose were extracted from tara residues (TR), obtained after the production process, and used to remove dyes in aqueous solution. Caesalpinia spinosa (Molina) Kuntze or Tara spinosa, commonly known as ...
The interplay between social media communication, brand equity and brand engagement in tourist destinations: An analysis in an emerging economy
The consolidation of Web 2.0 has modified the way people communicate and interact with tourists. User-generated social media communication continues to increase: to the detriment of traditional media channels, where the ...
Relevance of salespeople profiles: an analysis in an emerging economy
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyze the impact of the salespeople profile (i.e., effort, commitment and creativity) – and its degree of market orientation (MO) – on the success of new product launch and sales ...
Software Components of an IoT Monitoring Platform in Google Cloud Platform: A Descriptive Research and an Architectural Proposal
As software engineers, it is not an easy task to build a software solution that customers consider easy to use, cost-benefit balanced, secured, high available and prepared for high demand. There are many solutions for ...
Semantic Segmentation of Weeds and Crops in Multispectral Images by Using a Convolutional Neural Networks Based on U-Net
A first step in the process of automating weed removal in precision agriculture is the semantic segmentation of crops, weeds and soil. Deep learning techniques based on convolutional neural networks are successfully applied ...