In this document, there is a need to approach the biotechnology sector and the cluster structure as a regional development strategy. For this, a documentary investigation of this phenomenon and the analysis of the integrated and explained variables was carried out. Also, the implications for the regional development of the strategy of implementing a cluster of biotechnology, and studies on issues such as competitiveness, regional development, innovation and clusters, the methodology used is documentary. In this context, it is established that the intangible value of patents and processes derived from the study of this industrial sector have generated important regions in the global scope that present a high level of income and high quality of life for the inhabitants in the countries that have propitiated development of this sector. It is for this reason as a fundamental part of the study the creation of clusters of biotechnology is proposed that take advantage of the conjuncture between the industry, the academy and the public sector, with the purpose of generating a social synergy in regional context.
Keywords: сluster, biotechnology, business-model.
Technology with situational awareness needs a lot of information of the environment to execute the correct task at the correct moment. Location of the user is typical information to achieve the goal. This work proposes a mobile application that enables the indoor location of smartphones using the potential infrastructure given by Wireless Local Area Networks. This infrastructure goes beyond GPS (Global Position System) where signal is weak or is not available for indoors. This application uses an alternative and unconventional method to indoor location using Wi-Fi RSSI fingerprinting as well as an estimation based on Type-2 fuzzy inference systems provided by the developed framework JT2FIS. Wi-Fi Fingerprinting creates a radio map of a given area based on the RSSI data from several access points (APs) and generates a set of RSSI data for a given zone location. Consequently Data Mining is required for clustering the obtained set of data and generating the structure of a Type-2 Mamdani or Takagi-Sugeno Fuzzy Inference System; thus new RSSI values are introduced to the Type-2 Fuzzy Inference System to obtain an estimation of the user zone location.
Keywords: Data Mining; Fuzzy logic; Location; Situational awareness; Smartphone; Wi-Fi
The use of computational intelligence in a Multi-Agent System (MAS) can aid the process of modelling complex social phenomena. Fuzzy Inference Systems (FIS) have been broadly used in control systems on engineering applications, but this also in Social Simulation could be very useful due the possibility to represent non-linear systems. In Type-2 Fuzzy Logic, uncertainty was introduced on the model enriching the capability of description in complex decision-making systems. In this paper, we introduce an Interval Type-2 Fuzzy Inference System extension for Netlogo, which is a very used computational modelling tool. With this extension, we aim to implement complex decision making systems in MAS and Social Simulation using Type-2 Fuzzy Logic.
Joint venture between universities and SME’s is obtaining a great deal of importance in education and learning strategies to achieve economic growth in countries that are in continuing seeking of modernization and economic development. In the case of Accounting and Management Faculty (AMF) at Universidad Autónoma de Baja California (UABC), in early years beginning in 2005, several joint venture programs have been implemented to help strengthen the relationship among several SME’s and AMF. This paper refers to one called “Linking program with school credits” (LPSC) that have being applied to three of the four bachelor degree programs in AMF. The LPSC develop and implemented by AMF is part of a government program named “Development Program for SME’s”. This program is taking place in several productive sectors of the Tijuana region. At this time this program offer to strengthen the knowledge of students; especially those who haven’t have work experience yet. Also is optional in the curricula and offers the acquisition of several school credits among other benefits to the student, like give them social service and professional practice mandatory activities of their bachelor degree program. LPSC has several success cases, and therefore it has a growing number of students and SME’s taking part of it. The main purpose of this effort is to give consulting and advisory activities to SME’s that requires it in any part of their main operation activities. From marketing to strategic planning, from information systems to international commerce, this SME’s receive the aid of this students guided by a faculty member and present their findings and their work by the end of the semester in front of a committee conformed by several professors and SME’s manager, and they evaluate the impact of the project and the level of knowledge that has been develop in each particular case. This paper describes this activity and present information about the impact that this project has in students and in SME’s in the region of Tijuana.