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A Lightweight and Flexible Mobile Agent Platform Tailored to Management Applications [article]

Damianos Gavalas
2011 arXiv   pre-print
A critical issue that will affect the wider adoption of MA paradigm in management applications is the development of MA Platforms (MAPs) expressly oriented to distributed management.  ...  Our MAP has been implemented in Java and tailored for network and systems management applications.  ...  The emerging Mobile Agent (MA) technology can play an important role in distributed network and systems management (NSM) [5] .  ... 
arXiv:1109.3999v1 fatcat:6oxhnkurfzhdfazjfxieezpoe4

Hotspots of solar potential in India

T.V. Ramachandra, Rishabh Jain, Gautham Krishnadas
2011 Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews  
The organizational aspects of solar power generation with focus on existing policy elements are also addressed so as to probe the actual potential of the identified solar hotspots in meeting the NSM targets  ...  The study evaluates the progress made in solar power generation in the country especially with the inception of an ambitious National Solar Mission (NSM) also termed as 'Solar India'.  ...  We are grateful to NRDMS division, the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Ministry of Environment and Forests,  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rser.2011.04.007 fatcat:pzq3czgyyzdmjobk2npnx4lpge

Smart Energy Management Policy in India—A Review

Komali Yenneti, Riya Rahiman, Adishree Panda, Gloria Pignatta
2019 Energies  
opportunities for SEM policy governance in India.  ...  This article comprehensively reviews the different SEM technologies for different sectors (construction, transportation, public services, water and waste), the policies, and the current challenges and  ...  Acknowledgments: We would like to thank the two reviewers for their comments and suggestions. The reviews have significantly helped to improve the paper.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en12173214 fatcat:6igdcf5cyzgpngshhufemx5wwa

A Survey of Network Slicing in 5G

Qiang CHEN, Cai-Xia LIU
2017 DEStech Transactions on Computer Science and Engineering  
The top layer is the application layer, the lower layer is the infrastructure layer, and the middle control layer is connected with the application layer and the infrastructure layer through the north  ...  the Internet and mobile communications and other fields, solving the problem existing in the network is not flexible and rigid, accelerate the new application in the network deployment and online [4]  ...  The whole process is closely related to the Network Slice Management (System), and the network slicing Manager (NSM) structure is shown in figure 5 .  ... 
doi:10.12783/dtcse/csma2017/17318 fatcat:ghhizizkujgjjb7oefwgjmhh7y

Review on nanoparticles and nanostructured materials: history, sources, toxicity and regulations

Jaison Jeevanandam, Ahmed Barhoum, Yen S Chan, Alain Dufresne, Michael K Danquah
2018 Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology  
knowledge gaps related to the risk assessment of NPs and NSMs in the environment.  ...  Due to increased growth of production of NMs and their industrial applications, issues relating to toxicity are inevitable.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors wish to acknowledge Curtin University, Malaysia for their financial support through the Curtin Sarawak Postgraduate Research Scholarship (CSPRS) scheme.  ... 
doi:10.3762/bjnano.9.98 pmid:29719757 pmcid:PMC5905289 fatcat:f7pqjdtnsng7hnieaxay6exiwa

Assessment of pesticide residue levels among locally produced fruits and vegetables in Monze district, Zambia

Mildred Mwanja, Choolwe Jacobs, Allan Rabson Mbewe, Nosiku Sipilanyambe Munyinda
2017 International Journal of Food Contamination  
Mary's areas in Monze, Zambia. Samples were analyzed for residues of dichlorvos using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS).  ...  Conclusion: Our investigation found that all our samples had residues within the locally applicable regulation limits. All our EADIs were below the FAO/WHO limits.  ...  Authors' contributions The research was originated by MM for the award of Master of Public Health with support from NSM, AM and CJ.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40550-017-0056-8 fatcat:3znev5f5gzdyjcye5g5gaviuv4

NSM: a distributed storage architecture for data-intensive applications

Z. Ali, Q. Malluhi
20th IEEE/11th NASA Goddard Conference on Mass Storage Systems and Technologies, 2003. (MSST 2003). Proceedings.  
NSM is a java-based, high-performance, distributed storage system with auto reconfigurability that has been developed in the Distributed Computing Laboratory at Jackson State University.  ...  The system is designed as a framework for data-intensive distributed applications of different natures.  ...  Related Work Related distributed mass storage technologies are DPSS [8] , HPSS [7] and OceanStore [6] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/mass.2003.1194842 dblp:conf/mss/AliM03 fatcat:ntlmm3smszgahldzmdkzxheemq

Survey on Network Slicing for Internet of Things Realization in 5G Networks

Shalitha Wijethilaka, Madhusanka Liyanage
2021 IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials  
We discuss network slicing utilisation in different IoT application scenarios, along with the technical challenges that can be solved via network slicing.  ...  Therefore, network slicing is also a key enabler of realisation of IoT in 5G. Network slicing can satisfy the various networking demands by heterogeneous IoT applications via dedicated slices.  ...  A policy-based system with two types of policies, intra-slice policies and inter-slice policies, is defined to control the network slices, as well as to change the resource allocation to the slices dynamically  ... 
doi:10.1109/comst.2021.3067807 fatcat:nryzn43ptffn3mhsp2seswzvke

ATRIAS: Design and validation of a tether-free 3D-capable spring-mass bipedal robot

Christian Hubicki, Jesse Grimes, Mikhail Jones, Daniel Renjewski, Alexander Spröwitz, Andy Abate, Jonathan Hurst
2016 The international journal of robotics research  
planar walking and sustained hopping, while being more efficient than similarly gait-versatile bipeds. 2) The robot can be controlled by enforcing quantities derived from the simpler spring-mass model  ...  To help bring the extensive work on this theoretical model further into practice, we present the design and validation of a spring-mass robot that can operate in real-world settings (i.e. off-tether and  ...  and software systems, its supporting equipment, and their assistance in performing experiments.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0278364916648388 fatcat:l6ge3cxq4zhldkzyyeti4zviqq

Climate Insurance for Agriculture in Europe: On the Merits of Smart Contracts and Distributed Ledger Technologies

Reimund Schwarze, Oleksandr Sushchenko
2022 Journal of Risk and Financial Management  
under the EU's Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) post-2020 reform.  ...  The results show that applying Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) in combination with IBI could not only resolve existing problems but also facilitate the development of innovative risk management tools  ...  (NSMS)) with the NDVI were assessed.  ... 
doi:10.3390/jrfm15050211 doaj:2fb7b3572cd64c5f86b51b4f23718c8d fatcat:2mlpiyearzagjhvu7oicx5cdia

Local Environmental Grassroots Activism: Contributions from Environmental Psychology, Sociology and Politics

Nikolay Mihaylov, Douglas Perkins
2015 Behavioral Sciences  
In this review we synthesize social movement, environmental politics, and environmental psychology literatures to answer the following questions: How does the environment emerge as a topic for community  ...  Environmental psychology contributions to established scholarship on environmental activism are proposed: the components of place attachment are conceptualized in novel ways and a continuous dweller and  ...  Author Contributions Nikolay Mihaylov conceived the idea for the review, searched the literature, and wrote most of the text.  ... 
doi:10.3390/bs5010121 pmid:25806672 pmcid:PMC4384067 fatcat:k7ejlspn4jejtasxhaxotyvipm

Review of Nitrogen Fate Models Applicable to Forest Landscapes in the Southern U.S

2013 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. Transactions  
We review the applicability of five commonly used eco-hydrologic models (APEX, MIKESHE-DNDC, DRAIN-MOD-FOREST, REMM, and SWAT) in assessing N fate and transport in southern forest landscapes (<50 km 2  ...  Models developed to predict fertilizer N fate (e.g., cycling processes) and water quality impacts vary widely in their design, scope, and potential application.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We would like to acknowledge the American Geophysical Union (AGU) for publicizing the outcome of the workshop on "Challenges in Modeling the Fate of Nitrogen Applied to Forests" in Eos  ... 
doi:10.13031/trans.56.10096 fatcat:xmxm3mgzqfdbrkrnadwz6qi4py

Industry 4.0 Disruption and Its Neologisms in Major Industrial Sectors: A State of the Art

Ocident Bongomin, Aregawi Yemane, Brendah Kembabazi, Clement Malanda, Mwewa Chikonkolo Mwape, Nonsikelelo Sheron Mpofu, Dan Tigalana
2020 Journal of Engineering  
The study divulged the need for extensive research to expand the application areas of the disruptive technologies in the industrial sectors.  ...  However, the insight of industry 4.0 disruption into the industrial sectors remains ill-defined in both academic and nonacademic literature.  ...  Acknowledgments Authors OB, CM, MCM, NSM, and DT are grateful to the World Bank and the Inter-University Council of East Africa (IUCEA) for the scholarships awarded to them through the Africa Centre of  ... 
doi:10.1155/2020/8090521 fatcat:p4cxzszqkregdbjey7zelytzea

5GZORRO_D.2.1. Use Cases and Requirements Definition

Adriana Fernandez August Betzler
2021 Zenodo  
Pervasive virtual Content Distribution Network Services (vCDN): It covers the capacity for deliv [...]  ...  This document presents the results of the initial use cases description and requirements elicitation work conducted in the H2020 5GZORRO project.  ...  UK storage areas e.g. seaport yards, mass vehicle storage sites, etc.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5211350 fatcat:khbocyw5uzektiukzzcwj7dsyy

Reconsidering Sustainable Development: Urbanization, Political-Economy, and Deliberative Democracy

Antonio M.M. Roman-Alcalá
2013 Berkeley undergraduate journal  
In turn, this requires the ascendency of mass deliberated choice over elite-controlled representation; deliberative democracy is more likely to push these shifts than the status quo for social choice.  ...  In a way, NSMs both anticipated and followed the retrenchment of the nation-state.  ... 
doi:10.5070/b3261016207 fatcat:6d26zi3iynaovkzldq6rg7jvhy
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