Filters








3,847 Hits in 4.9 sec

Assisting Visually Impaired For Shopping using OCR(Optical Character Recognition)

J Karthiyayini
2019 International Journal for Research in Applied Science and Engineering Technology  
This need includes checking current stock, making a shopping list dependent on arrangement, getting to the store and buying at the store. Each of these are a critical task.  ...  PC visions is one of the progressive and developing innovations that can assist the visually impaired. Shopping is the fundamental need that includes many interconnected devices.  ...  rise of vision-based applications that exploit this expansion in visual data.  ... 
doi:10.22214/ijraset.2019.5221 fatcat:t3xpf5rekvhmbmzf7fwqgwwe3i

Hoard: A Distributed Data Caching System to Accelerate Deep Learning Training on the Cloud [article]

Christian Pinto, Yiannis Gkoufas, Andrea Reale, Seetharami Seelam, Steven Eliuk
2018 arXiv   pre-print
Hoard can cache the data from a central storage system before the start of the job or during the initial execution of the job and feeds the cached data for subsequent epochs of the same job and for different  ...  We show that Hoard, using two NVMe disks per node and a distributed file system for caching, achieves a 2.1x speed-up over a 10Gb/s NFS central storage system on a 16 GPU (4 nodes, 4 GPUs per node) cluster  ...  HOARD DEEP LEARNING DATA ACCELERATOR ARCHITECTURE Hoard assumes that there is a resource manager that can deploy and execute deep learning jobs and a distributed caching layer to create and delete the  ... 
arXiv:1812.00669v1 fatcat:rfdhznhoyfbcndkwpp7efnptpy

Assessment of Knowledge Sharing Determinants in The Nigeria Universities Using Analytic Network Process

Olamilekan Gbenga Oyenuga, Sulaimon Olanrewaju Adebiyi, Damilola Omolade Mustapha, Bukola Oluwadamilola Abimbola
2019 Journal on Efficiency and Responsibility in Education and Science  
As a core process to knowledge management that aids innovation and regeneration of knowledge among individuals within institutions, knowledge sharing cannot be overemphasized owing to its importance in  ...  Data collected were model into clusters in line with ANP technique.  ...  The relative importance value is derived from the fundamental ratio scale proposed by Saaty (1996) which ranges from 1-9 with 1 representing equal importance and 9 representing extreme importance through  ... 
doi:10.7160/eriesj.2019.120303 fatcat:gycnvm4gonaxppcw2fvoxg5e6q

A Survey on Scene Text Detection and Text Recognition

P BALAJI
2018 International Journal for Research in Applied Science and Engineering Technology  
The rich supervision data empowers the Text CNN with a solid ability for discriminating ambiguous texts, extracting text-related regions and features from the image components.  ...  Introduce another framework for scene text recognition by proposing a novel Text Attentional Convolutional Neural Network (Text CNN) that especially centers on removing text related areas and highlights  ...  The rich and exact data embodied in text can be extremely helpful to an assortment of vision-based applications, for example, image look [1] , target geo-area [2] , human-PC connection [3] , robot route  ... 
doi:10.22214/ijraset.2018.3260 fatcat:jyzi2zoevreu5fjq4cd3llfhsa

Knowledge Sharing Framework: a Game-Theoretic Approach

Rami S. Al-Gharaibeh, Mostafa Z. Ali
2021 Journal of the Knowledge Economy  
Empirical data from a teaching hospital is collected and analyzed for comparison.  ...  Finally, we argue that KS intention is actually a dynamic state within a KS strategy. We identify five KS strategies: cooperation, defection, tit-for-tat, unforgiving, and random.  ...  On the other extreme, a defective player is one who constantly demonstrates hoarding intention.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13132-020-00710-9 fatcat:rcmewipysfbpzkr6zbuzfukdxi

Towards sustainable resource management: identification and quantification of human actions that compromise the accessibility of metal resources

Jo Dewulf, Stefanie Hellweg, Stephan Pfister, María Fernanda Godoy León, Thomas Sonderegger, Cristina T. de Matos, Gian Andrea Blengini, Fabrice Mathieux
2021 Resources, Conservation and Recycling  
Although metals and minerals represent a prominent asset for sustainable development, continuous population growth and the current accelerations in energy and mobility transitions are increasing concerns  ...  ), dissipation (1.4%) and hoarding (4.3%); only 30% is used to expand the functional stock.  ...  and data as a good starting point.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.resconrec.2021.105403 fatcat:aydrpinmevgo7fblanr7hrisdq

Supplemental material for Why joint conservation and development projects often fail: An in-depth examination in the Peruvian Amazon

Josephine Chambers, Margarita Del Aguila Mejía, Raydith Ramírez Reátegui, Chris Sandbrook
2019 Figshare  
Supplemental Material for Why joint conservation and development projects often fail: An in-depth examination in the Peruvian Amazon by Josephine Chambers Margarita Del Aguila Mejía Raydith Ramírez Reátegui  ...  visioning exercise where each respondent independently drew their future vision for their family and their community, as well as through two interactive scenarios: 1) a hypothetical community where people  ...  values through their personal future visions Drawing of community vision Participants were asked about how satisfied or dissatisfied they are with various community scale social and ecological outcomes  ... 
doi:10.25384/sage.9873746.v1 fatcat:ao7anpehqfdcdl42qhwh3synmu

The importance of translucence in mobile computing systems

Maria R. Ebling, Bonnie E. John, M. Satyanarayanan
2002 ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction  
The fundamental problem is that the lack of a strong network connection causes the system to violate a key property of caching: transparency.  ...  Mobile computing has been an active area of research for the past decade, but its importance will increase substantially in the decade to come.  ...  The bottom meter shows the state of RVM space, a critical data structure internal to the cache manager.  ... 
doi:10.1145/505151.505153 fatcat:uc4g6oussnemznod5xvyamphgu

A theoretical perspective to inform assessment and treatment strategies for animal hoarders

Gary J. Patronek, Jane N. Nathanson
2009 Clinical Psychology Review  
For some people, particularly those affected by a dysfunctional primary attachment experience in childhood, a protective, comforting relationship with animals may form an indelible imprint.  ...  Animal hoarding is a poorly understood, maladaptive, destructive behavior whose etiology and pathology are only beginning to emerge.  ...  Clinical approach to animal hoarding Similar to object hoarding, animal hoarding is a difficult clinical problem to manage.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cpr.2009.01.006 pmid:19254818 fatcat:oq3sh7v7xvbqhgsegbl6ozi2g4

Jumping Out of the Nutrition System: Or, how I learned to stop worrying and love the Dietary Guidelines

Adele Hite, Sean Mark
2018 Journal of Evolution and Health  
Instead, there is hoarding and the use of datasets to build empires. In short, the current data architecture makes it extremely difficult to build anything of use to an individual.  ...  These platforms, once established, have a remarkable capacity to scale and accelerate learning.  ... 
doi:10.15310/2334-3591.1079 fatcat:pfmgerwtazhgzbfnc72c7cyida

Promoting an Institute: An essential obligation for Technical Education Evolution

Prashant Mahajan
2017 Figshare  
The purpose of this paper is tohighlight institute's role in promoting enrollments in Technical education.Design methodology: A qualitative research by a survey (through a structured questionnaire) of  ...  Purpose:Technical education in India contributes a major share to the overall education system and plays avital role in the social and economic development of the nation.  ...  DATA INTERPRETATION AND FINDINGS Descriptive statistics of influence of promotion mix on Gender in selecting TE institute. 5 0 1 2 3 4 2.385 Visual/Air 2.1767 Media 2.519 Banners/Hoardings 2.2998 3.245  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.4746784.v1 fatcat:3fh5vzqravepbpoahiyy6xewke

The Place of Technical and Vocational Edu Cation in Secondary Schools

Lewis A. Wilson, Grayson N. Kefauver
1932 Yearbook of the National Association of Secondary-School Principals  
Design methodology: A qualitative research by a survey (through a structured questionnaire) of students who are presently enrolled (Current-students) and those who have completed their study (Alumni) belonging  ...  Purpose:Technical education in India contributes a major share to the overall education system and plays a vital role in the social and economic development of the nation.  ...  clear mission and vision that reflects organizational identity and aspiration as colleges and universities develop strategies for positioning or repositioning themselves [13] .  ... 
doi:10.1177/019263653201604020 fatcat:vffjxbl6mbdxjkzhtticqsadne

Impact of Participatory Decision Making on Organisational Goal Attainment

Nwanah Chizoba P, Ofobruku Sylvester Abomeh, Okafor Chika M, Mba Njide M
2019 International Journal of Business, Economics and Management  
The study had a sample size of 136 obtained using the Cochran statistical formula. The study employed a survey research design. The instrument used for data collection was the questionnaire.  ...  The study recommends that organizations should adopt the ring show management theory as a way of survival.  ...  The study drew a sample of 136 workers of the vision Nigeria limited and used the Likert scale questionnaire to elicit the requisite data from the respondents.  ... 
doi:10.18488/journal.62.2019.61.1.15 fatcat:nabaqpk2cnfmfpcy2sold7iihq

Evaluation of site managers' hindrances towards optimal utilisation of construction resources

Julius Ayodeji Fapohunda
2014 Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology  
The research data were collected in the UK building industry.  ...  However, during the management of these stages, some possible rules that often lead to project failures as explained by Haughey (2009) are summarised thus: • Maintaining a focus on delivery at all times  ...  understanding the context of the organisation is extremely vital to determine the characteristics and traits of a good manager.  ... 
doi:10.1108/jedt-03-2012-0013 fatcat:r7cceh6evjalpbfj4jda5m6txe

Communication: The Foundation of Project Management

BG Zulch
2014 Procedia Technology - Elsevier  
It is advisable that a communication plan is agreed upon in advance in order to provide a clear direction to all parties involved, particularly for complex projects [27] .  ...  Effective horizontal communication should prevent tunnel vision in the organisation.  ...  The opinion of respondents was collected using a Likert scale of 1 to 5, where 1 is not important, and 5 extremely important. 'None' represents the 'not respond to the question'.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.protcy.2014.10.054 fatcat:2neuyn6oivgltdjsucynx3p6ru
« Previous Showing results 1 — 15 out of 3,847 results