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Balancing Flexibility and Coherence: Information Exchange in a Paper Machinery Project [chapter]

Helena Karsten, Kalle Lyytinen, Markku Hurskainen, Timo Koskelainen
1999 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
The problem of balancing coherence and flexibility in collaborative information system design is approached here with two pairs of concepts.  ...  In search for balancing coherence and flexibility, the issues identified seemed to relate to acknowledging the dialectics of perspective making and perspective taking with boundary objects and conscription  ...  Jorma Hujala, head of the project department during this study, and to the project manager of Project G, for comments and clarifications on the earlier versions of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35566-5_15 fatcat:vxsgdvxhgzdvnpztwt5tr57mma

The Fragmentation-Coherence Paradox in Twente [chapter]

Hans Bressers, Koen Bleumink, Nanny Bressers, Alison Browne, Corinne Larrue, Susan Lijzenga, Maia Lordkipanidze, Gül Özerol, Ulf Stein
2016 Governance for Drought Resilience  
In Sect. 9.3, we will discuss the regional geo-hydrological context, drought policy focus and the measures taken, mostly in the framework of the DROP project.  ...  In this paper, we will first explain backgrounds of the national drought governance in the next section.  ...  This enabled to assess it along the four governance criteria of extent, coherence, flexibility and intensity.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-29671-5_9 fatcat:cdxwb7hb5fgatart2tnsgfuz7a

Differentiated Cooperation in European Foreign Policy: The Challenge of Coherence

Giovanni Grevi, Pol Morillas, Eduard Soler I Lecha, Marco Zeiss
2020 Zenodo  
This paper addresses the central question of the interplay between mostly informal differentiated cooperation formats in European foreign policy, and the foreign policy of the EU.  ...  The paper notes that the coherence between the initiatives of various groups of member states for on the one side, and EU decisions and goals on the other, is critical to advance the EU foreign policy  ...  Defence-related provisions for differentiation are addressed in a separate policy paper under the EU IDEA project.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6511611 fatcat:5tewfsaoyndv7gy7hwbz7wgdyi

UNGASS 2016: Prospects for Treaty Reform and UN System-Wide Coherence on Drug Policy

Martin Jelsma
2016 Journal of Drug Policy Analysis  
United Nations General Assembly on the World Drug Problem (UNGASS 2016) have in terms of a new political compromise?  ...  It discusses the wide array of increasing tensions and cracks in the "Vienna consensus," as well as systemic challenges and recent treaty breaches.  ...  project before a biological front in the war on drugs could begin.  ... 
doi:10.1515/jdpa-2015-0021 fatcat:s4hban2i4bbcjfojedy5m2loru

Dynamic isoperimetry and the geometry of Lagrangian coherent structures

Gary Froyland
2015 Nonlinearity  
The computational advantages of our new approach are a well-separated spectrum for the dynamic Laplacian, and flexibility in appropriate numerical approximation methods.  ...  We formulate and prove dynamic versions of the fundamental (static) isoperimetric (in)equalities; a dynamic Federer-Fleming theorem and a dynamic Cheeger inequality.  ...  In nonlinear fluid flow, such sets characterise finite-time coherent sets, as their boundaries do not elongate and filament, and there is little exchange between the interior and exterior of these sets  ... 
doi:10.1088/0951-7715/28/10/3587 fatcat:jqqbstnfujbvlboi2ia4xn7s6y

Ethnographic context and spatial coherence of climate indicators for farming communities – A multi-regional comparative assessment

Vincent Moron, Joseph Boyard-Micheau, Pierre Camberlin, Valeria Hernandez, Christian Leclerc, Caroline Mwongera, Nathalie Philippon, Florencia Fossa Riglos, Benjamin Sultan
2015 Climate Risk Management  
This paper synthesizes the main results of a multi-disciplinary ethnographic and climatic project (PICREVAT).  ...  A second goal was to confront the relevance and significance of this climatic information with its spatial coherence, which gives an upper bound of its potential predictability.  ...  Lastly, we thank Mea Halperin for his help in proofreading and correcting of the final paper.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.crm.2015.03.001 fatcat:u2ew3id7tncylc5e2yqfvgq7cq

The Reform of the Committee on World Food Security: The Quest for Coherence in Global Governance [chapter]

Olivier De Schutter
2014 Rethinking Food Systems  
Combating hunger and malnutrition is a complex task, and it can only be achieved through multiyear strategies and coordinated efforts at different levels and in different sectors: this chapter explores  ...  The global surge in prices of food commodities in 2007-2008 led governments to identify gaps in the global governance of food security as a major obstacle to the realization of the right to food.  ...  implement a Global Strategic Framework for Food Security and Nutrition, conceived as a flexible, "rolling" document that can be regularly updated on the basis of new information and new priorities, "in  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-94-007-7778-1_10 fatcat:rvnpdwxqmrd75hiur7mxjznygy

Policy Brief: Strategies for Policy Coherence and Sustainability. Part 1: Relevance of EU policies and frameworks for prosumers

K. Petrick, J. Fosse, S. Klarwein, M. Reus
2019 Zenodo  
It contains a Policy Brief followed by a report which provides supporting background information.  ...  This document represents Part 1 of the Deliverable D3.2 "Strategies for Policy Coherence and Sustainability" and discusses the relevance of EU policies and frameworks for prosumer.  ...  information on energy demand with weather forecasts can allow grid operators to better plan the integration of renewable energy into the grid and balance their networks.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3584773 fatcat:ni2efay5lzg2njnoypegnnm4oy

Coherent Decay of Bose-Einstein Condensates

George E. Cragg, Arthur K. Kerman
2007 Physical Review Letters  
As a signature of this phenomenon, there arises a complex chemical potential in which the imaginary part quantifies a coherent decay into collective phonon excitations of a collapsing ground state.  ...  The unique decay rate dependencies on both the scattering length and the density can be experimentally tested by tuning near a Feshbach resonance.  ...  Ψ(ξ * ) is the projection of |Ψ onto the coherent space.  ... 
doi:10.1103/physrevlett.98.080405 pmid:17359075 fatcat:55w3nn6oojdqxgcv6tjvg7ucwy

Impact Of Information Technology And Role Of Libraries In The Age Of Informations

MISS. SARITA V. STHUL
2018 Zenodo  
The paper discusses the impact of information technology and role of libraries in the age of knowledge and information societies.  ...  Information technology is currently taking center stage and transformed the whole world into a global village with a global economy, which is increasingly dependent on the creative management and distribution  ...  Such organization provides coherence to a massive amount of shared knowledge base.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1410302 fatcat:kaw5ewbecvcm3fgmfm7tabvg3e

Republic of Belarus: 2011 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

International Monetary Fund
2011 IMF Staff Country Reports  
a more flexible exchange rate system.  ...  The plan is not grounded in a coherent macroeconomic framework. Projections of GDP growth significantly exceed Belarus's growth potential.  ...  External sector statistics: The NBRB publishes quarterly balance of payments and international investment position statements in the BPM5 format and is transitioning to BPM6.  ... 
doi:10.5089/9781455220007.002 fatcat:4d3kty2fe5a6tchmjxwmmmvixq

Automatic Generation of Computer Models through the Integration of Production Systems Design Software Tools

Pavel Vik, Dias Luís, Pereira Guilherme, José Oliveira
2010 International Journal for Simulation and Multidisciplinary Design Optimization  
The use of our application, in the examples showed in this paper, proved to get quick, valid and efficient solutions.  ...  MS-Access supports the specification of the system and data exchange between Witness and AutoCAD.  ...  This reduction is due to integrated system coherence and use of automatic model generators. • Easy feedback processing • Producing specific documents for an easy balance of different alternatives • Standardizing  ... 
doi:10.1051/ijsmdo/2010018 fatcat:bwn4bptmyvac7d7m2i7xlhsx5e

Manufacturing system engineering moderator: An aid for multidiscipline project teams

J. A. Harding, K. Popplewell, D. Cook
2003 International Journal of Production Research  
The Manufacturing System (MS) must satisfy many different requirements and objectives so compromises generally have to be made to achieve a balanced design for the new or re-engineered MS.  ...  Manufacturing System Engineering (MSE) is a complex process generally performed by a multi-discipline project team.  ...  It is essential that the MSE Moderator can capture and store information and knowledge about the project members, in a very flexible, versatile manner, that ensures its reusability in a variety of situations  ... 
doi:10.1080/0020754031000077257 fatcat:oyyt22zb25colo27zqsqwr5fla

Around Learning and Industry 4.0 in Management Theory

2017 International Journal of Contemporary Management  
Thus, the social, political, economic and technological forces present in a given time and locale create demand for a given theory and shape it. Research aims.  ...  In this perspective paper the authors present how learning has evolved in management theories over the years and how challenges imposed by Industry 4.0 may impact the concepts of learning.  ...  In this view, smart machinery and human beings will exchange digital information autonomously, even start actions and control each other through the Internet protocol.  ... 
doi:10.4467/24498939ijcm.17.044.8267 fatcat:obyofalyffcerefwtv7unj3l2e

Method and Taxonomy for Evaluation of Distributed Control Strategies for Distributed Energy Resources [article]

Xue Han and Kai Heussen and Oliver Gehrke and Henrik W. Bindner and Benjamin Kroposki
2016 arXiv   pre-print
This paper develops a framework to assist the design and evaluation of distributed control strategies, supported by a rigorous taxonomy of control strategies and formal design criteria.  ...  The proposed framework and taxonomy are evaluated against the state of the art of control strategies as found in literature.  ...  Such architecture reduces the stress of the higher level control elements, both on exchanging and processing the in/out information, and on computation.  ... 
arXiv:1603.03232v4 fatcat:l4db5wrjhjctxdmumtuwwfpebq
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