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Handling conceptual model validation by planning [chapter]

Dolors Costal, Ernest Teniente, Toni Urpí, Carles Farré
1996 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper we present a new approach to model validation.  ...  Our approach is independent of any particular planning method and it extends the facilities of the methods developed so far.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank Antoni Olive who encouraged pursuance of this work.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-61292-0_15 fatcat:tf4ihlsnqfavbc7gj66sqluhwu

Speedup Learning [chapter]

Alan Fern
2017 Encyclopedia of Machine Learning and Data Mining  
The most distinctive feature of speedup learning, compared to most branches of machine learning, is that the learned knowledge does not provide the problem solver with the ability to solve new problem  ...  The input to a speedup learner typically consists of observations of prior problem-solving experience, which may include traces of the problem solver's operations and/or solutions to solved problems.  ...  There have been a number of deductive learning approaches to speedup learning in planning, which are traditionally cited as explanation-based learning (EBL) approaches [10] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4899-7687-1_778 fatcat:6gcjcekzhvag7pgxrcpenbaklu

Recognising deductive processes in qualitative research

Kenneth F. Hyde
2000 Qualitative Market Research  
Inductive and deductive processes There are two general approaches to reasoning which may result in the acquisition of new knowledge, namely inductive reasoning and deductive reasoning.  ...  other people on what to see and do in New Zealand; . which sources of information had most influenced their vacation plans.  ... 
doi:10.1108/13522750010322089 fatcat:4ftgtctelrgi7nadqmhagx2h7a

Using Expert Knowledge in Database-Oriented Problem Solving

Jiawei Han, Larry Travis
1985 International Conference on Information Systems  
This paper presents a modularized relational planner RELPLAN, which develops a knowledgedirected in ference and planning mechanism for efficient processing of deduction rules in relational DB systems.  ...  Introduct ion Relational database technology provides us with a power-To effectively augment expert knowledge in relational ful tool for in formation processing.  ...  In our two-phase planning process, the first phase is to In the air-fight reservation, if a traveller wants to fly retrieve port information into several small new relations from a small port to another  ... 
dblp:conf/icis/HanT85 fatcat:ossmsnv2qzgqdddtj4fq4ccruq

The Role of State Regulation in Consumer-Driven Health Care

Timothy S. Jost, Mark A. Hall
2005 American Journal of Law & Medicine  
Most other regulators, however, noted that high-deductible plans of some form have been in the market for a number of years without any serious problems, and MMA qualified plans are too new to know whether  ...  Many of the problems with managed care arose from consumer unfamiliarity with this new type of insurance. 1 1 2 People new to consumer-driven plans will face a similar learning curve.  ...  and realize that they still have far to go to meet their deductible.  ... 
doi:10.1177/009885880503100401 pmid:16503036 fatcat:igjvhafuifamrfxkse56kse7iy

Page 1190 of Management & Marketing Abstracts Vol. 31, Issue 8 [page]

2006 Management & Marketing Abstracts  
A new approach to compensation allows managers rather than executives to decide employee bonuses, whilst the differentiation between top management and employee compensa- tion has been reduced. 2347 Bedside  ...  manner in switching to a consumer plan: adopting a gentle approach to introducing consumer driven healthcare Smerd J, Workforce Manage. vol. 85, no. 10,22 May 2006, pp 1, 33-34 Whilst walking the Appalachian  ... 

Page 1880 of Management & Marketing Abstracts Vol. 28, Issue 11 [page]

2003 Management & Marketing Abstracts  
Whilst most everyday decisions are based on induction, new and riskier decisions justify the more time consuming deductive approach.  ...  Mainstream science adopts either inductive or deductive approaches to theory testing.  ... 

Page 159 of Kansas Medicine Vol. 64, Issue 4 [page]

1963 Kansas Medicine  
A $200 per contract year deductible applying to combined Blue Cross-Blue Shield benefits will be administered. This will be an individual deductible.  ...  At the end of a given contract year, the member will be responsi- ble for satisfying a new deductible before again be- coming eligible for renewed 80/20 per cent co- insurance benefits.  ... 

Page 346 of The CPA Journal Vol. 22, Issue 6 [page]

1952 The CPA Journal  
The New York Certified Public Accountant and later years under qualified plans established within ten years prior to the effective date of the new law will be deductible in 1952 and later years over the  ...  Banks which have no plan and expect to be in the 52 per cent tax bracket should give serious considera- tion to inaugurating a plan in order to take advantage of the deduction allowed by Section 23(p).  ... 

A hybrid procedural/deductive executive for autonomous spacecraft

Barney Pell, Edward B. Gamble, Erann Gat, Ron Keesing, James Kurien, William Millar, P. Pandurang Nayak, Christian Plaunt, Brian C. Williams
1998 Proceedings of the second international conference on Autonomous agents - AGENTS '98  
A deductive executive provides algorithms for sophisticated state inference and optimal failure recovery planning.  ...  The New Millennium Remote Agent NMRA will be the rst AI system to control an actual spacecraft.  ...  Acknowledgments We a c knowledge the contributions of other members of the DS1 Remote Agent team who have in uenced the design of the hybrid execution architecture: Doug Bernard and Sandy Krasner.  ... 
doi:10.1145/280765.280863 dblp:conf/agents/PellGGKKMNPW98 fatcat:6tnhpvyszvfe5oud4eufpzcf3m

Page 53 of Private Practice Vol. 21, Issue 11 [page]

1989 Private Practice  
The traditional approach to year-end tax planning has been to search for ways to increase deductions and reduce taxable income for the current year.  ...  He is aCPA and author of the Retirement & Tax Planning Report, a monthly news- letter on tax strategies.  ... 

Analysis of investment choices for retirement: a new approach and perspective

V Krishnan
2001 Financial Services Review  
The concept of a break-even tax rate at the time of withdrawal of funds is used to analyze optimal choice between the deductible IRA and the Roth IRA.  ...  The break-even tax rate is seen to be a decreasing function of rate of return on the investment and the investment horizon.  ...  The investment choices now available to the individual include the traditional tax-deductible IRAs, the new Roth IRA, the non-deductible IRA, and taxdeductible employer sponsored plans such as a 401(k)  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1057-0810(01)00083-x fatcat:lixlooelz5dyxmdfqczqcfko7a

An Abstract Machine for Classes of Communicating Agents Based on Deduction [chapter]

Pierre Bonzon
2002 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We first define an abstract machine that generates runs for individual agents with non-deterministic plans. We then introduce agent classes whose communication primitives are based on deduction.  ...  Contrary to other more theoretical work, their operational semantics are given by an abstract machine that is defined purely in sequential terms.  ...  Acknowledgement The author wishes to thank the anonymous referees for their valuable comments. Indeed most of these comments found their way into this revised version.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-45448-9_15 fatcat:mq77d55wbvhjpjwoomrmvcivfy

Page 492 of New Jersey Medicine Vol. 84, Issue 7 [page]

1987 New Jersey Medicine  
new approach to medical billing is now available.  ...  “SECTION 419 PLANS” TAX DEDUCTION THAT SURVIVED TAX REFORM FEATURES TAX DEDUCTIBLE CONTRIBUTIONS ABOVE AND BEYOND ANY OTHERS INCREASE RETIREMENT INCOME UP TO 30% REGAIN YOUR I.R.A.  ... 

Page 284 of Florida Bar Journal Vol. 55, Issue 4 [page]

1981 Florida Bar Journal  
the same as language used in the prior controlled group provisions.^'* Thus, since the old provisions did not mandate a best plan approach, the new legislation should not be construed to require such  ...  whether the new legislation will require use of one approach rather than the other.Although there is no definitive guidance as to interpretation of the new legislation, it employs language which is substantially  ... 
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