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Bradley C. Kuszmaul, Wiliam Kuszmaul
2014 Proceedings of the 26th ACM symposium on Parallelism in algorithms and architectures - SPAA '14  
spots), and large numbers of buffers.  ...  For example, a switch with O(log P ) buffers can tolerate a single hotspot with probability 1, and allows the first few hotspots to have a large number of buffers before being declared a hotspot.  ...  This work was supported in part by NSF grants CCF-0937860, CCF-1162148, CNS-1017058, and CCF-1314547.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2612669.2612708 dblp:conf/spaa/KuszmaulK14 fatcat:qpichzulgnclvmrtopdnroxuxe

Predicting popularity of EV charging infrastructure from GIS data [article]

Milan Straka, Pasquale De Falco, Gabriella Ferruzzi, Daniela Proto, Gijs van der Poel, Shahab Khormali, Ľuboš Buzna
2019 arXiv   pre-print
, random forests and gradient boosted regression trees is evaluated.  ...  The question of whether or not a given charging spot belongs to the top tier is posed as a binary classification problem and predictive performance of logistic regression regularized with an l-1 penalty  ...  the contract no.  ... 
arXiv:1910.02498v1 fatcat:v7rtmqwu2rbm3pnxmvlfhcdmzu

Polytechnic Association of the American Institute

1865 Scientific American  
Bessemer over £100,000, and his present licenses probably one million sterling, per annum, and a few years will see these returns Increased probably tenfold. R. MUSHET.  ...  spot.  ... 
doi:10.1038/scientificamerican05131865-304a fatcat:nvhy7ojchjbxndya7tm7uvfnqe

EnviroMic: Towards Cooperative Storage and Retrieval in Audio Sensor Networks

Liqian Luo, Qing Cao, Chengdu Huang, Tarek Abdelzaher, John A. Stankovic, Michael Ward
2007 27th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS '07)  
Applications of acoustic monitoring with EnviroMic range from the study of mating rituals and social behavior of animals in the wild to audio surveillance of military targets.  ...  The relatively high frequency and large size of audio traces motivate distributed algorithms for coordinating recording tasks, reducing redundancy of data stored by nearby sensors, filtering out silence  ...  The length of the prelude can be chosen such that short-term events are fully recorded with high probability.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icdcs.2007.108 dblp:conf/icdcs/LuoCHASW07 fatcat:5q6fplexfnhv7h7ktbvqy4omsm

Malthusian Locks [article]

Dave Dice
2017 arXiv   pre-print
Specifically, if there are more threads circulating than are necessary to keep the lock saturated, our approach will selectively cull and passivate some of those threads.  ...  In the worst case CR does no harm, but it often yields performance benefits.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank Alex Kogan, Doug Lea, Jon Howell and Paula J. Bishop for useful discussions.  ... 
arXiv:1511.06035v7 fatcat:led5wcfcfnaoznmdxjrbhrxrwa

Experience Developing the RP3 Operating System

Ray Bryant, Hung-Yang Chang, Bryan S. Rosenburg
1991 Computing Systems  
This paper discusses what we learned about developing operating systems for shared-memory parallel machines such as RP3 and includes recommendations on how we feel such systems should and should not be  ...  Contrary to previous predictions of "hot-spots" on RP3, our measurements showed insignificant delay due to hot-spot tree saturation on the 64-way prototype.  ...  Hot-Spot Contention Hot spot contention, as defined in [16] , was not a problem on RP3x.  ... 
dblp:journals/csys/BryantCR91 fatcat:wplj4toye5dt7pib5frk4u725y

McGraw-Hill dictionary of environmental science

2003 ChoiceReviews  
There is no forest canopy in hot and dry deserts. Low shrubs and short woody trees make up most of the larger vegetation. Leaves are replete (supplied with nutrients) and conserve water.  ...  In fact, the Antara desert in Chile has spots that only receive rain a few times a century, and some areas have never seen rain. Another reason deserts are hot and dry is the lack of humidity.  ...  Whenever one strand is pulled, a tightening takes place in another spot. Working the knots free takes time and patience, but with careful study and a little luck, it can be accomplished.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.41-1914 fatcat:ndxpksu6tzai3ikahwey5yrgcy

Diagnostic tools for tackling febrile illness and enhancing patient management

Konstantinos Mitsakakis, Valérie D'Acremont, Sebastian Hin, Felix von Stetten, Roland Zengerle
2018 Microelectronic Engineering  
This need can be met with point-of-care and near-patient diagnostic platforms, as well as e-Health clinical algorithms, which co-assess test results with key clinical elements and biosensors, assisting  ...  at the end proposes a way that such technologies can be interfaced with electronic clinical decision-making algorithms towards a broad and complete diagnostic ecosystem.  ...  ., and R.Z. acknowledge the European Commission for funding under the FP7 project "DiscoGnosis" (GA-318408), the H2020 project "DIAGORAS" (GA-633780), and the H2020 project "DMC-MALVEC" (GA-688207).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.mee.2018.10.001 pmid:32287568 pmcid:PMC7114275 fatcat:af4z4h55xbf7xpjg3hpzlok44e

Letter from the Editor

C. Mohan
1985 IEEE Data Engineering Bulletin  
, distributed database systems and techniques, database software design and implementation, database utilities, database security and related areas.  ...  Opinions expressed in contributions are those of the indi vidual author rather than the official position of the TC on Database Engineering, the IEEE Computer Society, or orga nizations with which the  ...  With these techniques, important phenomena like high traffic locks, hot spots and the influence of lock request patterns cannot be modeled adequately.  ... 
dblp:journals/debu/Mohan85 fatcat:vvtgkwww5nadhjbhfav6ioulwu

Rooting the tree of life by transition analyses

Thomas Cavalier-Smith
2006 Biology Direct  
I infer the first fully resolved prokaryote tree, with a basal stem comprising the new infrakingdom Glidobacteria (Chlorobacteria, Hadobacteria, Cyanobacteria), which is entirely non-flagellate and probably  ...  It was a non-flagellate negibacterium with two membranes, probably a photosynthetic green non-sulphur bacterium with relatively primitive secretory machinery, not a heterotrophic posibacterium with one  ...  Lithgow and the referees for comments on the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1745-6150-1-19 pmid:16834776 pmcid:PMC1586193 fatcat:yhm53ty7snhj5muwlggysy25pa

Sensor Networks for High-Confidence Cyber-Physical Systems

Feng Xia, Tridib Mukherjee, Yan Zhang, Ye-Qiong Song
2011 International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks  
A no-regret learning algorithm for reducing the effect of the interuser interference with low power consumption is proposed.  ...  To preserve authenticity and integrity of query results, the authors propose a novel data structure called Authenticity & Integrity tree.  ...  This work was funded in part by National Basic Acknowledgments This work was partially supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China under Grants no. 60703101 and no. 60903153 and the  ... 
doi:10.1155/2011/245734 fatcat:lswungc2orda5pcqvpyqu7vrna

Landscape of Desire: Identity and Nature in Utah's Canyon Country

Peter H. DeLafosse, Greg Gordon
2004 The Western historical quarterly  
Luckily it's not too hot, and we knock off the miles despite a few grumblings here and there.  ...  And that was weird," says Seaweed, pulling out another yucca leaf. "Yeah in the backcountry we have no mirrors, no anti-perspirant, no hot showers.  ... 
doi:10.2307/25442976 fatcat:7ojo7gtutrbaxltiv2ymso7jmm

Rise and Progress of Yellow Fever in Peru

Archibald Smith
1855 Edinburgh medical and surgical journal  
Here, too, I had further accounts of the yellow fever visit to that secluded spot; which in its evergreen luxuriance, variety of fruit-bearing trees, pine-apple fields, and sweet balmy air, may be looked  ...  for the most part dry and hot.  ... 
pmid:30332195 pmcid:PMC5846394 fatcat:nm4pjoq2ezedtbvxlogbe4poge


1994 Zenodo  
Few chambers. Bv-horizon, (40-80 cm), and C-horizon, (95+ cm): Massive, coherent microstructure with no discrete peds and few voids.  ...  Hot spots areas The ecologically most endangered areas (hot spots) are distributed around the industrial centres to them belong: Middle Spis region (Krompachy, Rudnany), Ziar njHronom region, Jelsava -  ...  Soil and Plant risk element contents survey (total contents and 2M HN0 3 extractable contents); 2. Detailed investigation ofthe soil contamination in the "hot spot" regions; 3.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5516396 fatcat:yqhrbfnmovcu7oshbfx5c675be

Total Blackout (Part 1) [chapter]

Alois Vogel
1999 Otago German studies  
The trees along the platform were dripping with rain. What kind of trees were they? Birch trees maybe. They might be locust trees. There were often groups of locust trees in the villages.  ...  Dust and smoke and the splintered timber of the beams, while high up in the air, in the crystal blue, dark spots drew white lines, gentle loops on virginal silk. It was gloomy in the large hall.  ... 
doi:10.11157/ogs-vol12id263 fatcat:rekwrruuijdtzfkv4a5a37lyla
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