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Artificial Intelligence and Its Application in Optimization under Uncertainty [chapter]

Saeid Sadeghi, Maghsoud Amiri, Farzaneh Mansoori Mooseloo
2021 Artificial Intelligence  
A DSS can be successful if large amounts of interactive data proceed fast and robustly and extract useful information and knowledge to help decision-making.  ...  In this context, the data-driven approach has gained prominence due to its provision of insights for decision-making and easy implementation.  ...  DRO paradigm integrates data-driven systems and modelbased systems.  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.98628 fatcat:mtbuaqghgvha3fa64osyahca2q

On the Need for Innovation in Ecological Restoration

Pedro H. S. Brancalion, Juliano van Melis
2017 Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden  
In this paper, we explore the potential application of an innovation approach to bridge the gap between knowledge and action in restoration.  ...  Finally, multi-stakeholder coalitions may contribute by linking these different fields of restoration and promoting the co-creation of solutions in complex socio-ecological systems.  ...  , paying instructors, and printing its direct economic benefits; ideally, both approaches educational materials, likely with a low number of can be combined to achieve higher economic viability engaged  ... 
doi:10.3417/2016034 fatcat:vrx5eixotbfepn3idqwimu7hzm

ICT-Enabled City Government Field Operations: Resiliency During Extreme Events

Hans J. Scholl, Beth J. Patin, Akemi Takeoka Chatfield
2012 2012 45th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
and communication infrastructures, pose enormous health risk to survivors, and regularly surpass the capacity of local responders to adequately and effectively respond by a wide margin [7, 16] .  ...  For this paper, we have studied the daily routine operations, the uses, and impacts of ICTs (including mobile ICTs) in two infrastructure management divisions of a city government to better understand  ...  We greatly appreciate the support of the leadership and workers of the City of Seattle and of Seattle Public Utilities, in particular, whose open and welcoming attitude was fundamental to the success of  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2012.307 dblp:conf/hicss/SchollPC12 fatcat:pxypeqf7q5fvxdklrxzcsdebpm

The Tropical Data Hub: A Virtual Research Environment for Tropical Science Knowledge and Discovery

Trina Myers, Jarrod Trevathan, Ian Atkinson
2013 The International Journal of Sustainability Education  
The system automates the data capture process and incorporates semantic technologies to provide knowledge discovery.  ...  The Hub serves as a focal point for the amalgamation of disparate data sources to facilitate data reuse, integration, searching, and correlation by environmental researchers and government departments  ...  Here the scope of investigation and line of enquiry spans across scientific and economic approaches.  ... 
doi:10.18848/2325-1212/cgp/v08i01/55304 fatcat:dhsyyucx4jgv5ct3ntr545ey5m

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  
A total of 99 neologisms of industry 4.0 were identified.  ...  The study divulged the need for extensive research to expand the application areas of the disruptive technologies in the industrial sectors.  ...  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

Smart electricity distribution networks, business models, and application for developing countries

Tooraj Jamasb, Tripta Thakur, Baidyanath Bag
2018 Energy Policy  
These utilities are technically and economically inefficient and face large financial losses that prevent further development of the networks.  ...  , or not-for-prot purposes provided that: • a full bibliographic reference is made to the original source • a link is made to the metadata record in DRO • the full-text is not changed in any way The full-text  ...  Many developing economies faced significant un-met demand as a barrier to economic growth. Therefore, the aim was to attract investments to improve access and reliability.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2017.11.068 fatcat:x5draylgbzdarg55jlhime3vim

Data Consistency for Data-Driven Smart Energy Assessment

Gianfranco Chicco
2021 Frontiers in Big Data  
This contribution addresses the previous aspects by highlighting a number of potential issues and the solutions in place in different power and energy system, including the generation, grid and user sides  ...  The process of data gathering and transmission over the communication channels has to be verified to ensure that data are provided in a useful format, and that no external effect has impacted on the correct  ...  Consistency in database systems mostly refers to the fact that data are available, the data format is correct, and the relations with other data are properly preserved.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fdata.2021.683682 pmid:34056585 pmcid:PMC8155608 fatcat:jop2piqfo5c65ertvpw72ibthu

Benchmarking and Validation of Cascading Failure Analysis Tools

Janusz Bialek, Emanuele Ciapessoni, Diego Cirio, Eduardo Cotilla-Sanchez, Chris Dent, Ian Dobson, Pierre Henneaux, Paul Hines, Jorge Jardim, Stephen Miller, Mathaios Panteli, Milorad Papic (+3 others)
2016 IEEE Transactions on Power Systems  
cases that are available to the international community, and makes recommendations for improving the state of the art.  ...  Abstract-Cascading failure in electric power systems is a complicated problem for which a variety of models, software tools and analytical tools have been proposed, but are difficult to verify.  ...  II.D discusses the application of these approaches to power systems in additional detail.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tpwrs.2016.2518660 fatcat:ef2zybmhtrexvi3txkwuz4keoy

Towards global benchmarking of food environments and policies to reduce obesity and diet-related non-communicable diseases: design and methods for nation-wide surveys: Table 1

Stefanie Vandevijvere, Boyd Swinburn
2014 BMJ Open  
the Nutritrack database) will be classified according to Classification System (FBCS) 2007 (rebranded as the above taxonomy for a random sample of  ...  The following indicators will be deter- Composition Database and classified according to the mined: frequency of overall advertisements; frequency of FSANZ nutrient profiling system  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005339 pmid:24833697 pmcid:PMC4025455 fatcat:msbxgpdeezgyte7nvdepyqifc4

The World Bank research program 1986: Abstracts of current studies

1988 Annals of Tourism Research  
Both activities-research and economic and sector work-are critical to the design of successful projects and effective policy.  ...  Economic and sector work and policy studies take the product of research and adapt it to specific projects or country settings, whereas Bank research contributes to the intellectual foundations of future  ...  to poor economic characteristics the database.  ... 
doi:10.1016/0160-7383(88)90155-7 fatcat:noguxosbbjfmjko7gbfwzifuju

The limits of forecasting methods in anticipating rare events

Paul Goodwin, George Wright
2010 Technological forecasting & social change  
of negatively-valenced events whilst allowing the organization to benefit from the occurrence of positively-valenced events, or (ii) to provide conditions to challenge one"s own thinking -and hence improve  ...  provided that: • a full bibliographic reference is made to the original source • a link is made to the metadata record in DRO • the full-text is not changed in any way The full-text must not be sold in  ...  use of different approaches to model different aspects of systems.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.techfore.2009.10.008 fatcat:k3tdlydjebhdhkgcowymdn2mka

Market-related reforms and increased energy efficiency in transition countries: empirical evidence

Rabindra Nepal, Tooraj Jamasb, Clement Allan Tisdell
2014 Applied Economics  
Please consult the full DRO policy for further details. Abstract Energy efficiency improvement is a desirable response to growing climate change and security of energy supply concerns.  ...  provided that: • a full bibliographic reference is made to the original source • a link is made to the metadata record in DRO • the full-text is not changed in any way The full-text must not be sold in  ...  Acknowledgements: We would like to thank the editor and two anonymous reviewers for their helpful comments in revising the paper. The usual disclaimer applies.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00036846.2014.952894 fatcat:rbyoknnejzdwhe2yrhx7waudcm

Adult education and migration in Cyprus: A critical analysis

Maria N Gravani, Pavlos Hatzopoulos, Christina Chinas
2019 Journal of Adult and Continuing Education  
provided that: • a full bibliographic reference is made to the original source • a link is made to the metadata record in DRO • the full-text is not changed in any way The full-text must not be sold in  ...  The full-text may be used and/or reproduced, and given to third parties in any format or medium, without prior permission or charge, for personal research or study, educational, or not-for-prot purposes  ...  Acknowledgement: The authors would like to thank the Open University of Cyprus for funding the research. Adult education and migration in Cyprus: A critical analysis  ... 
doi:10.1177/1477971419832896 fatcat:32o3wysuc5dljkogfuaurhg77q

Submitted Abstracts from Summer School Participants

2018 Public Health Genomics  
Results: Publicly available guidelines were reviewed and compared to reach a consensus in terms of the investigated gene-drug pairs, their different level and classification of evidence, which are rated  ...  The pre-emptive pharmacogenomic approach in the clinical practice in Italy was implemented and demonstrated its benefit in both patients' clinical outcome and quality of life, with an economic advantage  ...  or a recurrent one) of Hellenic origin, we performed text-and data-mining and used a series of databases and chemoinformatics to explore a panel of genomic variants and their association to cardiovascular  ... 
doi:10.1159/000493204 pmid:30219809 fatcat:tby4kmgmp5cabk74tpw77yxjcq

Next generation smart sustainable auditing systems using Big Data Analytics: Understanding the interaction of critical barriers

Manish Shukla, Lana Mattar
2018 Computers & industrial engineering  
This study provides practitioners with a roadmap to prioritise the interventions to facilitate the adoption of BDA in the sustainable auditing systems.  ...  , or not-for-prot purposes provided that: • a full bibliographic reference is made to the original source • a link is made to the metadata record in DRO • the full-text is not changed in any way The full-text  ...  But organisations face a challenge in making sense and extracting value from the massive amount of data they acquire.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cie.2018.04.055 fatcat:ugzgwv5uifhe7lvzn3y6zqu6ze
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