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Interpreting Felony Acts Using Georeferenced Data. Case Study in Ambato, Ecuador

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Georeferenced tools have made it possible to use the information collected through e-collaboration environments in a better way. Nevertheless, no study has been found on quantifying the influence of software tools over the capacity of interpreting data of victims of some kind of felony. This paper aims to validate the technology acceptance of applications georeferencing crimes using a prototype that could be useful for certain institutions to generate public policies. A web prototype is implemented to georeference data provided by felony acts victims. The application’s prototype was validated by a group of 122 college students using the Technology Acceptance Model. The results were interpreted with the help of Kendall Tau-b correlation analysis where highly significant positive correlation values were obtained.

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Castillo, F., Naranjo-Ávalos, H., Buele, J., Varela-Aldás, J., Amaguaña, Y.D., Salazar, F.W. (2021). Interpreting Felony Acts Using Georeferenced Data. Case Study in Ambato, Ecuador. In: Botto-Tobar, M., Montes León, S., Camacho, O., Chávez, D., Torres-Carrión, P., Zambrano Vizuete, M. (eds) Applied Technologies. ICAT 2020. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol 1388. Springer, Cham.

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