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Outer entanglements: a general heuristic technique for improving the efficiency of planning algorithms

Lukáš Chrpa, Mauro Vallati, Thomas Leo McCluskey
2018 Journal of experimental and theoretical artificial intelligence (Print)  
However, there is no convention on the syntax or semantics of such additional knowledge, and thus domain-independent planning engines cannot benefit from it.  ...  The contribution of this paper is to provide an in depth analysis and evaluation of outer entanglements, including theoretical aspects such as complexity results.  ...  y) (unstack(a b)), then the atom is present in the initial state. Similarly, an entanglement by goal will capture that an atom on(b a) achieved by a corresponding instance of operator stack(?x ?  ... 
doi:10.1080/0952813x.2018.1509377 fatcat:jjltdfulg5dxhj64jghiabi7qm

Improved Resilience Controllers Using Cognitive Patterns

Ricardo Sanz, Carlos Hernandez, Julita Bermejo, Manuel Rodriguez, Ignacio Lopez
2014 IFAC Proceedings Volumes  
A reference architecture for self-aware autonomous systems is synthesised from these patterns and demonstrated in the control of an autonomous mobile robot.  ...  An architecture-centric approach is strongly needed in robotics.  ...  Robot mission-level resilience is to be attained by maximising architectural adaptivity from a functional perspective (Houkes and Vermaas, 2010) .  ... 
doi:10.3182/20140824-6-za-1003.02433 fatcat:ywjjkx5bzfbz5per62d5eakpk4

The Problem of Incompatibility in the Philosophy of Organism

Gregory VIastos, Sherwood J. B. Sugden
1930 The Monist  
of date and location within that perspective, and a given formula by which ob- servations can be translated from one perspective to an- 24 [bid., p. 225. 257 have not been able to locate this in his printed  ...  To state the date and place of the determination in terms of the perspective of one observer so that it shall be trans- latable into the perspectives of other observers, may seem simple enough in this  ... 
doi:10.5840/monist19304044 fatcat:b7dyilv7ajajvozebgrmj7r54e

Drone Vision

Daniel Greene
2015 Surveillance & Society  
, posed explicitly and implicitly by anthropomorphized drones in contemporary popular culture, may seem like distractions from more pressing political and empirical projects addressing the Global War on  ...  Acknowledgments Many thanks to Paul Jaeger for his guidance with early research, and to Jason Farman and Daniel Joseph for their feedback on later drafts.  ...  a role in order to reveal a perspective or a set of actions that might otherwise go unnoticed-a nonhuman melodrama.  ... 
doi:10.24908/ss.v13i2.5346 fatcat:aac2jjz6lbgpxos3evdjbnz7wu

Reframing a Novel Decentralized Knowledge Management Concept as a Desirable Vision: As We May Realize the Memex

Ulrich Schmitt
2021 Sustainability  
This article follows up on the unsatisfactory and unsustainable state of current KM affairs suffering from accelerating information abundance, invisible work, structural interdisciplinary holes, lacking  ...  From an Implementation Perspective In advancing the theory of organizational vision into a coherent theory of sustainability vision, Kantabutra asserts that their effectiveness depends on their content  ...  PKMSs-from a demand-side-empowering perspective-present proficient users and their professional habitats with an arsenal of enabling affordances [46] based on synergies within a PKMS-DPE environment.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13074038 fatcat:v42aqhl2jvglnbffzxxj3zwbu4

Book Reviews

2021 Parameters  
While Atomic Salvation purports to be an "exhaustive analysis" of the necessity of using the atomic bomb, it presents little new information (7).  ...  The stubborn Axis defense and successful evacuation of Sicily clouded their dire strategic situation.  ...  Though there has been an increase in attention paid to military change, Hoffman is again blazing a path many others will soon follow.  ... 
doi:10.55540/0031-1723.3096 fatcat:pixgfpnyp5fabbmnj53phevwda

Quantum Biology at the Cellular Level - elements of the research program [article]

Michael Bordonaro, Vasily Ogryzko
2013 arXiv   pre-print
In the foregoing, we considered the mutation linked to phage induction from a "cell-centric" perspective, i.e., as an event causing the demise of the host cell.  ...  Not unlike prophage mutation, and despite being injurious to the host organism, tumor progression -considered from cell-centric perspective -easily lends itself to the adaptive evolutionary perspective  ...  Moreover, it is quite obvious that living systems exhibit organization at a much smaller level that nonliving ones so that a macroscopic part of a living organism has an environment differing very much  ... 
arXiv:1304.0683v2 fatcat:xirh444o55gpdfzil5btt5eygm

Towards material anti-oligarchic constitutionalism

Camila Vergara
2022 Revus  
This was not only an ideological project but also a material one, considering that the constitution was drafted in the aftermath of a debt rebellion that set court houses on fire and sparked an armed insurrection  ...  Without a popular censorial power making sure elites are not self-serving, the American Constitution put “the fate of the State dependent on the degree of stubbornness or corruption in each branch.”52  ... 
doi:10.4000/revus.8133 fatcat:kfhcp4dsmzfmzbcboghj46knlu

Societal Risk Communication—Towards Smart Risk Governance and Safety Management [chapter]

Corinne Bieder
2018 SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology  
Safety is one of them, among many others, but is also understood in different ways.  ...  However, acknowledging this complexity allows for building upon all risk communication actors' respective inputs to build the overall risk and stake picture and be potentially an active contributor in  ...  However, this descriptive perspective on risk communication may not be sufficient to make it a natural contributor to an improved safety management and risk governance.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-74098-0_11 fatcat:ayxozebmdnd6hgtz7vvsuxibwq

The Digi-Image Age and the Issue of Genericization of Truth in the Context of Comparative Religion

Ali Öztürk
2021 Ilahiyat Studies  
Unarguably, in addition to all its productions, the field in which digitalism most excels, owing to its inherent nature, is the adoption of an imaginary state of being as a database.  ...  This field, which we might refer to as the digi-image, has a significant impact on fields that can be changed into imaginary productions, such as belief, mystification, value, and culture, as well as the  ...  However, this kind of alienation is atomized on the ground, resulting in an infinite number of combinations (the interaction and displacement of the variables here are not only horizontal but also vertical  ... 
doi:10.12730/13091719.2021.122.226 fatcat:sbsd5ykysjhdzc2b2uolkltk7q

Distributed Systems Security Knowledge Area [article]

Neeraj Suri
2019 Zenodo  
Expanding on the above, the distributed resources are typically dispersed (for example, in an Azure or Amazon Cloud, in Peer-to-Peer Systems such as Gnutella or BitTorrent, or in a Blockchain implementation  ...  distributed system is typically a composition of geo-dispersed resources (computing and communication) that collectively (a) provides services that link dispersed data producers and consumers, (b) provides on-demand  ...  Alternately, reliable and secure multicast (atomic, best-effort, regular, uniform, logged, stubborn, probabilistic, causal, etc.)  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3941852 fatcat:ag6uugbkybg65iacezz6yjmemq

Whatever Happened to 'Anti-Semitism'?: How Social Science Theories Identify Discrimination and Promote 'Coalitions' Between 'Different' Minorities

Clark J. Freshman
1999 Social Science Research Network  
Overall, although there remain pockets of work that focus on an atomized perspective, 2 73 a large share of preeminent work continues to emphasize generalized discrimination. 274 Although some of the  ...  One may also read much of this Article from a perspective of postmodern discourse, such as that of Angela Harris: A "discourse" refers both to a system of concepts-the set of all things we can say about  ...  Personally I just don't like black people." 34 8 In the "Fat Prejudice" group, the confederate made the similarly negative comments about fat people. 3 49 As an atomized-prejudice perspective would predict  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.175968 fatcat:tbjtfaowijgw7n63skus3xzvcm

Robust Action Strategies in a Connected, but Unequal World: Revisiting American Pragmatism for Social Justice-Focused Research in Information Systems

Matt Levy, US Department of Defense, Arto Lanamäki, Rudy Hirschheim, University of Oulu, Louisiana State University
2020 Communications of the Association for Information Systems  
We define robust action's components, illustrate its philosophical rooting in the pragmatist tradition, and show how one can use it.  ...  action frame has its roots in pragmatism, and, moreover, given the history of American pragmatism as rooted in social justice, robust action can provide a suitable frame to confront broad-scale issues on  ...  Distributed Experimentation To perform distributed experimentation, one conducts multiple experiments from a problem-driven perspective where one does not always know meaning prior to taking action (Ansell  ... 
doi:10.17705/1cais.04706 fatcat:jxxdxh26ifew3ac2zcdk6vbspu

Containing Trauma: Protecting a Vital Construct from Overuse and Isolation

2020 International journal of psychiatry (Overland Park)  
Unless an exclusive focus on 'the individual' is contested, and ethical and contextual dimensions are acknowledged, it is argued the above difficulties will tend to compromise how trauma is theorized and  ...  disabling; (ii) narrowly technical approaches to treatment can discount the ethical context of trauma, and (iii) the importance of building the client's capacity for trust and connectedness can be mislaid if an  ...  Several schematic suggestions that oppose the tendency to atomize are set out below.  ... 
doi:10.33140/ijp.05.01.02 fatcat:z7qjo67qmzfznl3jo3pr5daxzu

Quantum biology at the cellular level—Elements of the research program

Michael Bordonaro, Vasily Ogryzko
2013 Biosystems (Amsterdam. Print)  
Experimental tests of BDS and the potential role of synthetic biology in closing the 'evolvability mechanism' loophole are also discussed. that one can consider the environment itself as an observer 4  ...  Here, we focus on several more tractable elements of this program.  ...  In the foregoing, we considered the mutation linked to phage induction from a "cell-centric" perspective, i.e., as an event causing the demise of the host cell.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.biosystems.2013.02.008 pmid:23470561 fatcat:jgi6i4uwtfae5lhtx2hps3jmoi
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