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An Open Cloud-Based Platform for Multi-device Educational Software Generation

  • Raquel Vásquez-Ramírez
  • Maritza Bustos-Lopez
  • Agustín Job Hernández Montes
  • Giner Alor-Hernández
  • Cuauhtemoc Sanchez-Ramirez
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 405)

Abstract

Nowadays, information technologies play an important role in education. For instance, mobile applications can be used through tablets and smartphones in classrooms, but not limited to this place. Smartphones are some of the most used devices across the world, and represent one of the most cheapest and user-friendly electronic devices for activities such as education, personal administration, communication and leisure, to mention but a few. In this work, we present a cloud-based platform for multi-device educational software generation (smartphones, tablets, web, android-based TV boxes, and smart TV devices). It is noteworthy mention that an open cloud-based platform allows to teachers create their own multi-device software by using a personal computer with Internet access. The goal of this platform is to provide a software tool that allows to teachers upload their electronic contents and package them in the desired setup file for one of the supported devices and operating systems by using our cloud-based platform.

Keywords

Education Multi-device software Cloud-based platform Software generation 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This work was sponsored by the National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT), the National Technology of Mexico (TecNM) and the Public Education Secretary (SEP) through PROMEP.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Raquel Vásquez-Ramírez
    • 1
  • Maritza Bustos-Lopez
    • 1
  • Agustín Job Hernández Montes
    • 1
  • Giner Alor-Hernández
    • 1
  • Cuauhtemoc Sanchez-Ramirez
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Research and Postgraduate StudiesInstituto Tecnológico de OrizabaOrizabaMéxico

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