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Theories in Business and Information Systems Engineering

Martin Bichler, Ulrich Frank, David Avison, Julien Malaurent, Peter Fettke, Dirk Hovorka, Jan Krämer, Daniel Schnurr, Benjamin Müller, Leena Suhl, Bernhard Thalheim
2016 Business & Information Systems Engineering  
The book of Thalheim and Nissen (2015a) tries to close this gap on the basis of surveys of models, of approaches to the modeling activities, and of modeling in various sciences (archeology, arts, biology  ...  The development of a settled conception of models is the first step. The next step is the treatment of modelling activities and of modeling.  ...  bestselling ''Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy'' series).  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12599-016-0439-z fatcat:lg7ldoxy6vcu3kf5yoil5jisgi

The Singularity Isn't Simple! (However We Look at It) A Random Walk between Science Fiction and Science Fact

Vic Grout
2018 Information  
are rarely based on shared axioms, so are frequently pointless; fourthly, our models for trying to discuss these concepts at all are often inconsistent; and finally, our attempts at describing any 'post-singularity  ...  Using examples from science fiction to illustrate various assumptions behind the AI/singularity debate, this essay seeks to encourage discussion on a number of possible futures based on different underlying  ...  Douglas Adams's Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1978) [18] is a universal knowledge base without a network.  ... 
doi:10.3390/info9040099 fatcat:24es43jerjhnjjx6wkjrucyn2i

A Survey of Text Games for Reinforcement Learning informed by Natural Language [article]

Philip Osborne, Heido Nõmm, Andre Freitas
2021 arXiv   pre-print
and, 3) the agent architectures currently applied are compared to provide a systematic review of benchmark methodologies and opportunities for future researchers.  ...  Therefore, this survey's aim is to assist in the development of new Text Game problem settings and solutions for Reinforcement Learning informed by natural language.  ...  These include titles such as Zork and Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.  ... 
arXiv:2109.09478v1 fatcat:vdmemhxjdbbsbmtq3s2ii6f5ze

Web Wisdom: An essay on how Web 2.0 and Semantic Web can foster a global knowledge society

Christopher Thomas, Amit Sheth
2011 Computers in Human Behavior  
In this case, though, we are reporting on recent developments on the web that lead us to believe that the web is on the way to providing a platform for not only information acquisition and business transactions  ...  piece of information to a Wikipedia article or by voting on a movie on IMDB.com.  ...  In the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams describes the earth as a giant computer meant to give the "Ultimate Answer" to life, universe and all the rest.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.chb.2010.07.023 fatcat:vd6neu2kyrdlreu3wvv5hdh4um

Global Rheumatology by PANLAR, una idea a la que el tiempo le ha llegado

Carlo V. Caballero Uribe
2020 Global Rheumatology  
The answer to the question of the meaning of the universe -concludes the whimsical science fiction story and film, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy -is 42.  ...  Reviewing also spreads the work around, creating a more distributed knowledge system than one that is publisher-or editor-centric.  ...  It is a key mechanism for making the associative links that constitute webs of knowledge.  ... 
doi:10.46856/grp.11.e004 fatcat:mif6qaixwveanl77aukdlcw6jy

Environmental Imaginations of the California Channel Islands and Ecological Crisis in T.C. Boyle's When the Killing's Done // Imaginaciones medioambientales de las Islas del Canal y la crisis ecológica en When the Killing's Done

Susanne Leikam
2014 Ecozon@  
extermination of invasive species, eco-activist Dave fiercely fights for the right of every non-human animal to live.  ...  While this perception in the tradition of the 'American cult of wilderness' prompts Alma and the National Park Service to reestablish a historical state of the islands' ecosystems through the calculated  ...  natural world only and consequently run the danger to 'forget' postmodern concerns such as social justice (e.g., Heise, "Hitchhiker's Guide" 505-07).  ... 
doi:10.37536/ecozona.2014.5.1.591 fatcat:hse752fh5zavzctucagc35phmm

Against Frontier Sustainability (or, Breaking Up with The High Frontier) [chapter]

Jessie Beier
2021 Right Research  
practice of modeling systems I hope to see in the world.  ...  Actually, the thumb reference might also explain why early experiments in this particular tech focussed on encoding The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy into DNA sequences.  ...  For this reason, we would especially like to reach out to members of institutions for whom international travel can be a barrier.  ... 
doi:10.11647/obp.0213.17 fatcat:bpot6y3b4rduxm7pmqclqfuwwe

Context as a service

Michael Wagner
2010 Proceedings of the 12th ACM international conference adjunct papers on Ubiquitous computing - Ubicomp '10  
-Douglas Adams The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1979) In the previous chapter, the matching approach checks if a binding of context provider and context consumer via the establishment of one or  ...  For the evaluation, they introduced several different evaluation criteria: • The architecture of a context-aware system is mainly driven by the context acquisition method.  ...  A Logging Output for Demonstrator B Listing A.1 shows the logging output of the selection service while calculating the optimal selection for the second query of Demonstrator B (see Section 11.4).  ... 
doi:10.1145/1864431.1864494 dblp:conf/huc/Wagner10 fatcat:3wi54p4dibgyzbchccdjals7vq

Trust-aware business processes with distributed ledger technologies [article]

Marcel Müller, Technische Universität Berlin, Axel Küpper
2021
Therefore, TAPE uses a business process model and a trust model for joint semantical analysis. TAPE's second step uses trust patterns to mitigate trust issues in a collaborative business process.  ...  Firstly, TAPE is a method for trust-aware business process engineering. The TAPE method consists of three steps. The first step analyzes trust issues in business processes.  ...  Trust Mining is a novel method for the analysis of trust issues using business process models as a tool for model-driven software engineering 4 .  ... 
doi:10.14279/depositonce-12504 fatcat:4fltf3bnxzg4rfzx4tdaqk7fla

Whole Issue

Diana Villanueva-Romero
2017 Ecozon@  
Points to Heller: he wants to argue for sentience, the ability to feel, and not rationality, as the criterion for personhood and rights.  ...  Data must be a citizen because he is capable of friendship, the republican virtue passing the love of warp drive.  ...  Likewise, Marvin the Paranoid Android of Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. "Brain the size of a planet," he intones, "and what have I been doing for ten billion years?"  ... 
doi:10.37536/ecozona.2017.8.2.2046 fatcat:w4rk4zgqqzcf3jvklu3ts43szm

The XL Web Service Language : Concepts and Implementation

Andreas Grünhagen
2007
The XL language provides the means to easily describe complex services based on the XML data model, the XML query language XQuery and an XML storage model.  ...  Services are neither bound to a certain platform, computer, or application scenario.  ...  The XML data model used by the query engine, a Token sequence representation, is described in section 3.2.3. XL uses the same XML data model for representing any type of XML data.  ... 
doi:10.11588/heidok.00007078 fatcat:xfzyl34rizbgpigok6ph7x5nfi

Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Analytics in Indiana: An Initial Discussion of Industry Needs and University Capabilities

Simon Tripp, Joseph Simkins, Ryan Helwig
2020 unpublished
"The Hitchhiker's Guide to AI Ethics. A 3-part series exploring ethics issues in Artificial Intelligence." Medium. Towards Data Science.  ...  Solutions require collaboration and a systems approach. 64 " ESN is, in many respects, a model for what CICP needs to achieve in terms of preparing for and facilitating cross-cutting initiatives to address  ...  model for structuring interactions in AI-related efforts.  ... 
doi:10.13140/rg.2.2.13651.12322 fatcat:imunchgbvjhpfkldes7ryrj554

XForms 2.0: What's new

Steven Pemberton
Proceedings of Balisage: The Markup Conference 2018   unpublished
XForms is a declarative language for defining applications on the web and elsewhere, used worldwide for large and small applications.  ...  -The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams This paper describes an internal project to develop a system for: • Running the CSS WG test suite of more than 17,000 tests on AH Formatter; • Producing  ...  In contrast to data-centric XML, queries on text-centric XML are rather inexact, because you are looking for a pattern of words.  ... 
doi:10.4242/balisagevol21.pemberton02 fatcat:ivtxgn4hzzgy7hhkqof6nhsebu

Electronic Markets and Auctions (Dagstuhl Seminar 13461) Computational Models of Language Meaning in Context (Dagstuhl Seminar 13462) Synchronous Programming (Dagstuhl Seminar 13471) Global Measurement Framework (Dagstuhl Seminar 13472) Unleashing Operational Process Mining (Dagstuhl Seminar 13481) Forensic Computing (Dagstuhl Seminar 13482)

Saul Greenberg, Kasper Hornbaek, Aaron Quigley, Harald Reiterer, Roman, Yishay Mansour, Benny Moldovanu, Noam Nisan, Berthold, Hans Kamp, Alessandro Lenci, James (+14 others)
2013 unpublished
The seminar can be seen as a good starting point to identify the role of Proxemics in Human-Computer Interaction.  ...  However, it still remains an open research area and its place in HCI needs to be better understood. Acknowledgements.  ...  The Hitchhiker's Guide to theGalaxy. Pan Books, 1979. (Linköping University, SE) Peter A.  ... 
fatcat:fl5xhx4dpbeklg6o6xhmuvuety

The Allure of Free: Participation Strategies for Internet-Based Businesses

Zenobia Hurley
2009
While many Internet services and products are free to use, in most cases, they are not completely free. Someone, either the user or a third party, is paying for them either directly or indirectly.  ...  While many of these activities may be satisfying to users on a personal level, in effect, users are giving up control of the content they produce over to the corporation.  ...  This community-driven style of development has proved to be a powerful model for many software development projects.  ... 
doi:10.7939/r3c94w fatcat:6q6xxp5fzzepdb46wx5faujqi4
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