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Volume 2014, Article ID 659364, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/659364
Research Article

Usalpharma: A Cloud-Based Architecture to Support Quality Assurance Training Processes in Health Area Using Virtual Worlds

1GRIAL Research Group, Department of Computer Science and Automatics, University of Salamanca, Paseo de Canalejas 169, 37008 Salamanca, Spain
2Department of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Technology, University of Salamanca, Faculty of Pharmacy, Campus M. Unamuno, 37007 Salamanca, Spain
3IBSAL Salamanca Institute for Biomedical Research, University Hospital of Salamanca, Paseo San Vicente 58-182, 37007 Salamanca, Spain

Received 20 December 2013; Accepted 2 February 2014; Published 20 March 2014

Academic Editors: R. Colomo-Palacios and V. Stantchev

Copyright © 2014 Francisco J. García-Peñalvo et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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