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Committee Selection with Attribute Level Preferences [article]

Venkateswara Rao Kagita, Arun K Pujari, Vineet Padmanabhan, Vikas Kumar
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Though attribute based preference is addressed in several contexts, committee selection problem with attribute approval of voters has not been attempted earlier.  ...  To select the best possible committee, instead of voting for a candidate, a voter is allowed to approve the preferred attributes of a given candidate.  ...  CONCLUSIONS AND DISCUSSION The present work initiates a new direction of research namely, use of attribute approvals for a committee selection problem.  ... 
arXiv:1901.10064v2 fatcat:ljgcr2rlifdm5mcnsdrkqkmcke

A System for Land Development Approval Management using Geographic Information Systems - A Case Study of Thimbirigasyaya Ward, Colombo

H. H. Leelananda, N. T. S. Wijeselera, T. A. Peiris
2005 Engineer Journal of the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka  
The system developed using GIS was verified for computational accuracy using manual calculations. Adequacy checks were done with respect to the approved regulations.  ...  Most of the countries use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for similar land management work.  ...  Randomly selected ten applications submitted for the UDA approval were tested using the GIS for the fulfillment of the approval/rejection issued by UDA.  ... 
doi:10.4038/engineer.v38i4.7225 fatcat:iny2743zobdl7hu6eoc4zeh5aq

Multi-Winner Voting with Approval Preferences [article]

Martin Lackner, Piotr Skowron
2022 arXiv   pre-print
The corresponding multi-winner voting rules are called approval-based committee (ABC) rules. Due to the simplicity of approval preferences, ABC rules are widely suitable for practical use.  ...  Multi-winner voting is the process of selecting a fixed-size set of representative candidates based on voters' preferences.  ...  Let us also mention that Bei et al. [8] studied a related model, but there the goal is to select the committee of maximal cardinality that satisfies the attribute-level constraints.  ... 
arXiv:2007.01795v4 fatcat:pef6zcg3fnalln55b3ixlbasl4

Online Approval Committee Elections [article]

Virginie Do, Matthieu Hervouin, Jérôme Lang, Piotr Skowron
2022 arXiv   pre-print
Assume the voters use approval ballots, i.e., for each candidate they only specify whether they consider it acceptable or not. This setting can be seen as a voting variant of choosing k secretaries.  ...  Our contribution is twofold. (1) We assess to what extent the committees that are computed online can proportionally represent the voters. (2) If a prior probability over candidate approvals is available  ...  We also thank the IJCAI-22 anonymous reviewers for useful comments and suggestions.  ... 
arXiv:2202.06830v4 fatcat:qhziys46abhvpdybntjls4vq7y

Page 166 of Journal of Education for Business Vol. 55, Issue 4 [page]

1780 Journal of Education for Business  
Among the important factors are: (1) Role and Use of an Advisory Committee (2) Selection of Committee Members (3) Size of the Committee (4) Number of Meetings to be Held (5) Time of Day and Place of Meeting  ...  This approval infers support which is vital to the whole process. With a positive “nod” from the dean of the College of Education, the selection of committee members began.  ... 

Fairness in Algorithmic Decision-Making: Applications in Multi-Winner Voting, Machine Learning, and Recommender Systems

Yash Raj Shrestha, Yongjie Yang
2019 Algorithms  
More specifically, these relate to tasks such as (1) collectively selecting a fixed number of winner (or potentially high valued) alternatives from a given initial set of alternatives; (2) clustering a  ...  In this study, we aim to provide a broad and accessible overview of the recent research endeavor aimed at introducing fairness into algorithms used in automated decision-making in three principle domains  ...  This rule selects a k-committee that satisfies the maximum number of voters. Monroe's approval voting (MonAV) . This is a variant of Monroe's rule for approval-based voting and is similar to CCAV.  ... 
doi:10.3390/a12090199 fatcat:x2tyt72nbbg5fddnhygfkxsiay

National Drug Formulary review of statin therapeutic group using the multiattribute scoring tool

Azuana Ramli, Syed Mohamed Aljunid, Saperi Sulong, Faridah Aryani Md Yusof
2013 Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management  
The multiattribute scoring tool (MAST) systematizes the evaluation of the drug attributes to facilitate the drug selection process.  ...  Effective selection of the best drugs to remain in the formulary can become complex due to the multiple drug attributes involved, and is made worse by the limited time and resources available.  ...  Our special thanks is due to the members of the Drug Scoring Technical Committee; Anis Talib, Aznida Abd Aziz, Azuwana Supian, Noraini Saari, Rosliza Lajis, Haarathi Chandriah, Hariana Haris, Hayati Alwani  ... 
doi:10.2147/tcrm.s52078 pmid:24353428 pmcid:PMC3862646 fatcat:wa2yjvvlnjfhviv7zqh4svylkq

Stakeholder position paper: The need for antimicrobial use data for risk assessment

Scott A. McEwen, Randall S. Singer
2006 Preventive Veterinary Medicine  
This paper provides some examples of risk assessments that have been conducted with and without antimicrobial use data, and identifies possible benefits and applications of quantitative antimicrobial use  ...  Risk assessment seeks to estimate the probability and impact of human health effects due to antimicrobial resistance arising from antimicrobial use in animals.  ...  Attribution is relevant on two levels. First, there is the question of whether the resistance is attributable to the use in animals.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.prevetmed.2005.09.017 pmid:16266764 fatcat:bvwhcr45jzabhjflij35urwn7a

Page 46 of American Society of Civil Engineers. Collected Journals Vol. 17, Issue 1 [page]

2003 American Society of Civil Engineers. Collected Journals  
The idea behind committee machines is to generate several pre- dictors to form a committee by using a single base.  ...  Automatically selected attributes should be checked carefully. Feature selection is not recommended in this case.  ... 

Multi-attribute proportional representation

Jérôme Lang, Piotr Skowron
2018 Artificial Intelligence  
Each item is described by a vector of attributes and for each attribute there is a desired distribution that the selected set should fit.  ...  Examples of applications include choosing members of a representative committee, where candidates are described by attributes such as sex, age and profession, and where we look for a committee that for  ...  Acknowledgements Many thanks to Eunjung Kim for giving us the initial idea of the paper, and for fruitful discussions. Jérôme Lang is supported by the ANR project CoCoRICo-CoDec.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.artint.2018.07.005 fatcat:youcvhj4uzdybpqfyar7u2nccy

DiRe Committee : Diversity and Representation Constraints in Multiwinner Elections [article]

Kunal Relia
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Hence, we develop a model, DiRe Committee WinnerDetermination (DRCWD), which delineates candidate and voter attributes to select a committee by specifying diversity and representation constraints and a  ...  from candidate attributes.  ...  Acknowledgement I am grateful to Julia Stoyanovich for her insights that made me think about DiRe committees. I am thankful to Phokion G.  ... 
arXiv:2107.07356v2 fatcat:jwrxmxroefhzzlca7wmksasfpi

Voting: Beyond Simple Majorities and Single-Winner Elections (Dagstuhl Seminar 17261)

Dorothea Baumeister, Piotr Faliszewski, Annick Laruelle, Toby Walsh, Marc Herbstritt
2017 Dagstuhl Reports  
The seminar featured five survey talks, a series of classic scientific presentations, working group discussions, open problems sessions (with the first one used to establish working groups and the last  ...  a tool and the votes are derived automatically in some way (e.g., voting can be used as a selection procedure in a genetic algorithm).  ...  Because this approach yields too many feasible committees, we propose to narrow the selection by imposing a diversity requirement on the set of min-max committees, in terms of the idea of a minimal k-basis  ... 
doi:10.4230/dagrep.7.6.109 dblp:journals/dagstuhl-reports/BaumeisterFLW17 fatcat:l7w33zdcivheras6b2m2lctb7a

Analysis of Drug Lags and Designation Lags of Orphan Drugs Recently Approved in Japan

Fusako OURA, Satoshi TOYOSHIMA
2016 Regulatory Science of Medical Products  
Regarding drugs that were first approved in the US or the EU ahead of Japan, Japanese median drug lags behind the US and the EU(lags of drugs that were considered spontaneously developed by pharmaceutical  ...  We analyzed drug lags(approval lags)and designation lags on orphan drugs approved as new drug categories in Japan over the past 5 years from 2010 to 2014.  ...  is discussed when selecting the candidates to be granted.  ... 
doi:10.14982/rsmp.6.255 fatcat:svfvbpkinbbrvgkonhm3dr6xtq

Physician-pharmacist agreement about off-label use of medications in private clinical settings in Baghdad, Iraq

Saad A. Hussain, Ashwaq N. Abbas, Hasan A. Alhadad, Ali A. Al-Jumaili, Zainab S. Abdulrahman
2017 Pharmacy Practice  
The quality of evidence does not represent the major factor influencing the approval rate of off-label drug use.  ...  Most of the issued requests were attributed either to unapproved indication or to combination of more than one drug (38% and 35.3%).  ...  The revision committee approved only 19.3% of these requests.  ... 
doi:10.18549/pharmpract.2017.03.979 pmid:28943980 pmcid:PMC5597808 fatcat:b4xqhdiw7nd5ledin5fnjzes5y

A multisite study of performance drivers among institutional review boards

Michael Caligiuri, Karen Allen, Nate Buscher, Lisa Denney, Cynthia Gates, Kip Kantelo, Anthony Magit, Rachael Sak, Gary S. Firestein, John Fontanesi
2017 Journal of Clinical and Translational Science  
Variability in between individual committees at each institution reviewing phase 3 multisite clinical trials also contributed to delays for some protocols.  ...  Accreditation was not associated with shorter approval times.  ...  This is an Open Access article, distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution licence (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted re-use, distribution, and  ... 
doi:10.1017/cts.2017.8 pmid:29093967 pmcid:PMC5652635 fatcat:4do6uvdknnhf5cezj2slufgzzu
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