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An issue of granularity: Decomposing redesigned courses on different levels of details

Fei Li, Serhiy Polyakov, Svetlana Barnes, William Moen, Hong Xu
2009 Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
Acknowledgments The Texas Center for Digital Knowledge and the project team gratefully acknowledge the funding from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board through the Texas Course Redesign Project  ...  , Grant #CR72105 -A Proof-of-Concept Repository for Learning Objects.  ...  The redesigned course content was decomposed into nearly 300 learning objects varying in levels of granularity.  ... 
doi:10.1002/meet.2008.14504503127 fatcat:gpmeiqm62vddppgizl5shxvxba

Multi-granular Arithmetic in a Coarse-Grain Reconfigurable Architecture

Stef Louwers, Luc Waeijen, Mark Wijtvliet, Ruud Koolen, Henk Corporaal
2016 2016 Euromicro Conference on Digital System Design (DSD)  
In this report, we investigate the details of performing common arithmetic operations in a multi-granular setting in the context of the BLOCKS CGRA architecture.  ...  One way of solving this issue is by designing the operation circuits such that several such units can be combined efficiently to form a single, bigger arithmetic unit.  ...  Of course, implementing large operations as a multi-granular composition does come at a cost.  ... 
doi:10.1109/dsd.2016.98 dblp:conf/dsd/LouwersWWKC16 fatcat:kp4i52q62rclpjbk2rsr3jkf2a

A repository for learning objects: Supporting the reuse and repurposing of redesigned courses and their content

Svetlana Barnes, Fei Li, Serhiy Polyakov, Hong Xu, William Moen
2009 Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
The learning object repository stores and provides access to content from these courses. Content has been decomposed into discrete learning object varying in levels of granularity.  ...  The paper provides details on the proof-of-concept implementation developed in Phase I of a two-phase project.  ...  Acknowledgments The Texas Center for Digital Knowledge and the project team gratefully acknowledge the funding from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board through the Texas Course Redesign Project  ... 
doi:10.1002/meet.2008.1450450282 fatcat:gxptjwhb7fdebam7lpjdui6kfq

Extractability and Chemical Forms of Radioactive Cesium in Designated Wastes Investigated in an On-Site Test [chapter]

Yoko Fujikawa, Hiroaki Ozaki, Xiaming Chen, Shogo Taniguchi, Ryouhei Takanami, Aiichiro Fujinaga, Shinji Sakurai, Paul Lewtas
2016 Radiological Issues for Fukushima's Revitalized Future  
Hiroyuki Suzuki MOE for their information about the progress of the decontamination work. They also thank Ms. Emi Konno and her assistant in the evaluation work on the natural radiation effect.  ...  Satou, for operating voxel phantom data in extremely large file sizes for an adult male and also for implementing the PHITS calculations again and again to make an attempt to optimize the calculation method  ...  Of course, the occupational exposure dose limits are also at a safe level: their risk coefficient 9.0 10 6 is one order lower than that of traffic accidents.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-4-431-55848-4_9 fatcat:aytxxr4msff2fkgajdrc6hy4qa

Screening Prototype Features in Terms of Intuitive Use: Design Considerations and Proof of Concept

S. Fischer, M. Itoh, T. Inagaki
2015 Interacting with computers  
at the level of interface states and features. which allows redesign needs to be pinpointed.  ...  A quantitative method is proposed to manipulate and screen schemata operations at the level of an interface's states and features.  ...  Since participants clicked on features, which were embedded in states. and states were explored during tasks, their performances could be analyzed at any of one of these granularity levels.  ... 
doi:10.1093/iwc/iwv002 fatcat:t5vnlodmlzfebbfa4jibpef5bm

An empirical foundation for product flexibility

P.K. Palani Rajan, Michael Van Wie, Matthew I. Campbell, Kristin L. Wood, Kevin N. Otto
2005 Design Studies  
In this paper, we develop a method to evaluate product flexibility by performing an empirical study that examines the dependency of flexibility on the number of parts, functions, interfaces, types of interfaces  ...  , modules, and the manner of module arrangement.  ...  One important aspect, addressed throughout the study, is the granularity of these functional models. These are maintained on the same level of granularity, as much as possible throughout the study.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.destud.2004.09.007 fatcat:6vimwsmfcjfobo7psx6dm6jdbu

A Qualitative Research Perspective on BPM Adoption and the Pitfalls of Business Process Modeling [chapter]

Monika Malinova, Jan Mendling
2013 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
A considerate amount of research concerning partial aspects of BPM adoption has been done, such as the pitfalls of business process modeling.  ...  First, we derive a conceptual framework showing the insights of BPM adoption by organizations.  ...  level of detail, or choosing an appropriate framework.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-36285-9_10 fatcat:pmncmae72vhmfmtvcmmqjo3ysq

Applying Learner-Centered Design Principles to UML Sequence Diagrams

Debra VanderMeer, kaushik Dutta
2009 Journal of Database Management  
Based on this analysis, and drawing on the theory of learner-centered design, we develop a set of recommendations for presenting the sequence diagram building task to the student analyst to reduce the  ...  complexity of learning how to build them.  ...  This is a logical jump in abstraction from a lower granularity of detail to a higher granularity of detail, where the student analyst must add detail not explicitly provided in the requirements document  ... 
doi:10.4018/jdm.2009010102 fatcat:itjd7zcynzdqvmzvvxjcm4bnoq

A Multiparty Multimodal Architecture for Realtime Turntaking [chapter]

Kristinn R. Thórisson, Olafur Gislason, Gudny Ragna Jonsdottir, Hrafn Th. Thorisson
2010 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The architectural principles of the YTTM prescribe smaller architectural granularity than most other models, and its principles allow non-destructive additive expansion.  ...  Many dialogue systems have been built over the years that address some subset of the many complex factors that shape the behavior of participants in a face-to-face conversation.  ...  of detail.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-15892-6_37 fatcat:26oex4pejzdwznltsznjeq3hz4

Service-oriented design and development methodology

Michael P. Papazoglou, Willem-Jan Van Den Heuvel
2006 International Journal of Web Engineering and Technology  
This paper provides an overview of the methods and techniques used in service-oriented design and development.  ...  Since SOA is based on open standards and is frequently realized using Web services, developing meaningful Web service and business process specifications is an important requirement for SOA applications  ...  An implementation component can be of various granularity levels.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijwet.2006.010423 fatcat:3pe3vd6korcxlmioe6rbiyzc6m

Assembly Time Modeling through Connective Complexity Metrics

James L. Mathieson, Bradley A. Wallace, Joshua D. Summers
2010 2010 International Conference on Manufacturing Automation  
This paper presents the an approach for the development of surrogate models predicting the assembly time of a system based on complexity metrics of the physical system architecture when detailed geometric  ...  These systems are evaluated on complexity metrics developed from graph theoretic measures. An example model is developed based on a series of regressions of trends observed within the sample data.  ...  The authors would like to recognize the efforts of the students and members of our research group which helped provide us with source data and those figures for which a specific source was not cited.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icma.2010.21 fatcat:kdeuj2xoqjgtzlnod6n33y3xty

Mini-MES: A Microservices-Based Apps System for Data Interconnecting and Production Controlling in Decentralized Manufacturing

Pulin Li, Pingyu Jiang, Jiajun Liu
2019 Applied Sciences  
Manufacturing factories and their resources are moving towards being networked, flat, flexible, and diversified in the context of social manufacturing.  ...  The basic properties of the M2ES Apps System, such as its running logic and its data organization, are discussed, and a real-world industrial case is described to illustrate how it works.  ...  Finer granularity always goes with more Apps, which will decrease convenience. So, it is vital to decompose the functions with appropriate granularity.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app9183675 fatcat:jj4ypbvuxjayzc7pai7rmehnkq

SpecSyn: an environment supporting the specify-explore-refine paradigm for hardware/software system design

D.D. Gajski, F. Vahid, S. Narayan, Jie Gong
1998 IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (vlsi) Systems  
A system-level design option consists of an allocation of system components, such as standard and custom processors, memories, and buses, and a partitioning of functionality among those components.  ...  System-level design issues are gaining increasing attention, as behavioral synthesis tools and methodologies mature.  ...  When certain components use different models of computation than other components or contain different levels of details, different simulation approaches must be combined to obtain a simulation of the  ... 
doi:10.1109/92.661251 fatcat:ctu353p3orgczfzhriawlhzqxq

A model of function-based representations

MICHAEL VAN WIE, CARI R. BRYANT, MATT R. BOHM, DANIEL A. MCADAMS, ROBERT B. STONE
2005 Artificial intelligence for engineering design, analysis and manufacturing  
Clearly, the issues of a function-based representation's composition and mappings directly impact certain computational synthesis methods that rely on~digitally! archived product design knowledge.  ...  as perceived by an observer.  ...  As an overall observation, the best level of functional detail is ultimately dependent on the potential benefits that could be gained from the given detail being considered.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0890060405050092 fatcat:w5kbcjnr2fax5g42e5slpmo7lq

The Data Quality Monitoring Software for the CMS experiment at the LHC: past, present and future

Virginia Azzolini, Besien Broen van, Dmitrijus Bugelskis, Tomas Hreus, Kaori Maeshima, Menendez Javier Fernandez, Antanas Norkus, Patrick James Fraser, Marco Rovere, Marcel Andre Schneider, A. Forti, L. Betev (+3 others)
2019 EPJ Web of Conferences  
infrastructure changes, but also to provide improvements to meet the growing needs of the collaboration with an emphasis on more sophisticated methods for evaluating data quality.  ...  Finally, we present the prospect of a future DQM upgrade with emphasis on functionality and long-term robustness for LHC Run3.  ...  Of course, the DQM software is not static over this time.  ... 
doi:10.1051/epjconf/201921402003 fatcat:ahyqkqtsrnb57kaws6cdc42ibm
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