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Optimal stowage on Ro-Ro decks for efficiency and safety

Romanas Puisa
2018 Journal of Marine Engineering & Technology  
The improvements lead to a finer approach to ship stability, fire safety, and cargo handling efficiency when optimising cargo stowage on Ro-Ro decks.  ...  Formally, we express the stowage problem as a mixed-integer linear programming (MILP) problem and solve it to optimality.  ...  Acknowledgements This presented work used IT and other resources of the Maritime Safety Research Centre of University of Strathclyde, which is kindly acknowledged for providing them.  ... 
doi:10.1080/20464177.2018.1516942 fatcat:a2p5dziwsbavtgzwckeools744

The efficient real- and non-real-time make and model recognition of cars

Remigiusz Baran, Andrzej Glowacz, Andrzej Matiolanski
2013 Multimedia tools and applications  
Make and Model recognition of cars (MMR) has become an important element of automatic vision based systems. Nowadays, MMR utility is commonly added to traffic monitoring (e.g.  ...  Analyses of their performance with respect to classification accuracy and, in case of the Real-Time approach, to its response time are also presented, discussed and finally concluded.  ...  Acknowledgements We want to address our special thanks to our colleague Mariusz Rychlik for his valuable contribution to this work.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11042-013-1545-2 fatcat:jbnvlytjjjftfkaptiewc7jofq

Two-Step Method Useful For Support of Technical Benchmarking Practice in the Automotive Market

Corrado Lo Storto
2014 Engineering Economics  
This method assumes that a car is a bundle of objectively and subjectively measurable attributes (i.e. functional features) provided to users.  ...  As additional value to literature and practice, the method suggests insights about how: a) to compare cars in a multidimension features space; b) to analyze technological trends in the car industry; c)  ...  The SAFETY measures the performance of the capability of a car to assure safety for the passengers and pedestrians.  ... 
doi:10.5755/j01.ee.25.3.2659 fatcat:7oaesqptnnehxciz4yhw3h6c3a

Limits to leapfrogging in energy technologies? Evidence from the Chinese automobile industry

Kelly Sims Gallagher
2006 Energy Policy  
Limits to Leapfrogging in Energy Technologies? One of the most attractive notions in the field of sustainable energy development is the concept of energy-technology  ...  If China decides to go for the full leapfrogging strategy, it must approach the task comprehensively.  ...  Finally, the nature of the technological capabilities that would be required could be a real challenge for Chinese engineers because both hybrid-electric and fuel-cell vehicles require the capacity to  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2004.06.005 fatcat:wq3rba6q6ncozd2sqbth3co7di

Wheezing Sound Separation Based on Informed Inter-Segment Non-Negative Matrix Partial Co-Factorization

Juan De La Torre Cruz, Francisco Jesús Cañadas Quesada, Nicolás Ruiz Reyes, Pedro Vera Candeas, Julio José Carabias Orti
2020 Sensors  
Specifically, IIS-NMPCF is based on a bases sharing process in which inter-segment information, informed by a wheezing detection system, is incorporated into the factorization to reconstruct a more accurate  ...  , an SDR, SIR and SAR improvement equals 5.8 dB, 4.9 dB and 7.5 dB evaluating a noisy scenario with SNR = −5 dB.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank the pulmonologist Gerardo Pérez Chica from the University Hospital of Jaén (Spain) for all the constructive discussions about the sound wheezing in the  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20092679 pmid:32397155 pmcid:PMC7249056 fatcat:rr3cr45lfzdppd3ff5zauux7zy

Techno Economic Analysis of Electric Vehicle Grid Integration Aimed to Provide Network Flexibility Services in Italian Regulatory Framework

Daniele Menniti, Anna Pinnarelli, Nicola Sorrentino, Pasquale Vizza, Giovanni Brusco, Giuseppe Barone, Gianluca Marano
2022 Energies  
In this context, the aim of the paper is to analyze from a technical and economical point of view the use of EVs as new flexibility resources to provide network flexibility services in an Italian framework  ...  Within this scope, a methodology for evaluating the flexibility service that a single EV or an EV fleet can offer, and therefore for estimating the EV storage system charge and discharge profile and determining  ...  framework; and provide a technical and economic analysis on the V2G to provide services to the grid.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en15072355 fatcat:vx6vty6glfenfovcbpvmyz32xq

Making marine and coastal citizen science matter

John A. Cigliano, Ryan Meyer, Heidi L. Ballard, Amy Freitag, Tina B. Phillips, Ann Wasser
2015 Ocean and Coastal Management  
Citizen science is an effective approach to conservation and it is time for this underutilized resource to become a more prominent approach for marine and coastal conservation.  ...  The result is a series of "toolkits" that can help to guide new and existing citizen science projects that aim to support management and conservation of ocean resources, as well as providing insights and  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to the participants of the symposium and focus groups. Their dedication to and knowledge of marine and coastal  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2015.06.012 fatcat:ggyf6vegs5cptjh3kullmeoqki

A New Method of Measuring Online Media Advertising Effectiveness: Prospective Meta-Analysis in Marketing

Gui Liberali, Glen L. Urban, Catherine E. Tucker, Yakov Bart, S. Stremersch
2016 Social Science Research Network  
The authors introduce a new method, prospective meta-analysis in marketing (PMM), to estimate consumer response to online advertising on a large and adaptive scale.  ...  The authors tested a conceptual framework based on attention and engagement using a technological solution that allow them to observe participants browsing and clicking activity in depth from their own  ...  on patient welfare and safety.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2838258 fatcat:b2qnc3pxmbe7hfrsvxb6qxerg4

Still 'Regime Competition'?

Valeria Pulignano
2006 Relations Industrielles - Industrial Relations  
Despite the constraints in terms of the difficulty of drawing analytical generalizations, case study analysis greatly increases our ability to examine the impact of 'active' EWCs on plant level regulation  ...  The intention was to prevent any plant closure and redundancies by creating "safety fences" (EIRO, 2001) .  ... 
doi:10.7202/014763ar fatcat:q6vyp3so4bcdzkgp3ukd3xwifu

Being resilient for society: evidence from companies that leveraged their resources and capabilities to fight the COVID‐19 crisis

Massimo Bergami, Marco Corsino, Antonio Daood, Paola Giuri
2021 R & D Management  
Through a qualitative inductive study, based on interviews with company managers, we found that the firms mobilized their resources and capabilities to expand their ability to adapt and cope with adversity  ...  In addition, moved by the sensitivity to the extreme context and a perceived sense of urgency, the firms deployed the same endowments to strengthen the community's response to a crisis.  ...  and organizational constraints.  ... 
doi:10.1111/radm.12480 fatcat:kd2lkn2zvjaajhr4y36eaucgsm

Information as Determinant of Utilization of Family Planning Services in Rural Akwa Ibom State of South-South Nigeria

Itimitang Wilson Etukudo
2015 Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences  
Sources and nature of family planning information have been found to influence the use of family planning services.  ...  Data analyses show that utilization of family planning information was greatest among respondents who received information from credible sources and those who were exposed to accurate and reliable information  ...  Corsa and Oakley (1979) identified knowledge about reproduction and why birth control is a necessary part of planned reproduction, knowledge about the way to use family planning methods, where to obtain  ... 
doi:10.5901/mjss.2015.v6n4s1p445 fatcat:v4h6hde36revlk4bbnf3rj4tdu

Multiword Modifiers in some Romance languages. Semantic formats and syntactic templates

Valentina Piunno
2016 Yearbook of Phraseology  
The last section is devoted to the analysis of some semantic relations frequently fulfilled by Multiword Modifiers of Italian, French and Spanish.  ...  as modifiers of a noun (Multiword Adjectives) and of a verb (Multiword Adverbs).  ...  Hence, my theoretical and methodological approaches are based on two main assumptions: on the one hand, MLUs can only be analysed considering the simultaneous interaction of multiple levels of analysis  ... 
doi:10.1515/phras-2016-0002 fatcat:h7qpjcvhwjg7bg6ookolyzb5ma

Transferring Collective Knowledge: Teaching and Learning in the Chinese Auto Industry

Zheng Zhao, Jaideep Anand, Will Mitchell
2004 Strategic Organization  
We first discuss the benefits of group teaching and group learning in transferring collective knowledge from a source community to a recipient community.  ...  This paper is a theory-guided exploratory study of teaching and learning strategies that firms use to transfer of collective knowledge between organizations.  ...  conditions, safety, and environment regulations.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1476127004042842 fatcat:wf7pbzpdercixjdcwwlqja7kya

Critical social marketing - The impact of alcohol marketing on youth drinking: Qualitative findings

Ross Gordon, Crawford Moodie, Douglas Eadie, Gerard Hastings
2009 International Journal of Nonprofit & Voluntary Sector Marketing  
Due to constraints in terms of space within the questionnaire and the requirement to include a number of measures assessing marketing awareness and involvement, some measures, such as parental control,  ...  constraints.  ...  smoke cigarettes now but I don't smoke  GO TO END 4 as many as one a week I usually smoke between one and six cigarettes a  GO TO END 5 week I usually smoke more than six cigarettes a week  GO TO END  ... 
doi:10.1002/nvsm.388 fatcat:rj3ecwibnvc4xf2k3cg62ti2qy

Challenges to radical innovation winning technology for the car of the future? Part two
Izazovi radikalnim inovacijama vodeća tehnologija automobila budućnosti? Drugi deo

Jean-Jacques Chanaron
2020 Megatrend Revija  
This new analysis grid makes it possible to evaluate the potential for the emergence of new products, new services, new processes or new organizations, assuming that four conditions must be satisfied simultaneously  ...  This second article on the car for the future investigates the various possible scenarios for a successful innovative solution. An analytical model for innovation is proposed.  ...  As part of the analysis of technology and innovation, it is the expression of a set of opinions and is obviously not scientifically suitable for generalization because it is not based on recognized technology  ... 
doi:10.5937/megrev2003001c fatcat:dzh34aoypfgybnh4if6ph73mfq
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