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Parametric (Geo)Design for Test Planning

Christoph Schaller
2019 GI_FORUM - Journal for Geographic Information Science  
This needs to be addressed in planning processes, as quality-oriented and sustainable internal densification is required.  ...  This paper presents a process model based on Geodesign that integrates GIS and Parametric Design, so that effects on internal densification caused by changes to building regulations can be quantified and  ...  Throughout the process, data is stored and analysed using the relational database management system PostgreSQL 9.1 with the PostGIS 2.1 extension for handling spatial data.  ... 
doi:10.1553/giscience2019_01_s105 fatcat:r3zvf3okvna5rb2rilfmzaiqre

The evolution of pore connectivity in volcanic rocks

Mathieu Colombier, Fabian B. Wadsworth, Lucia Gurioli, Bettina Scheu, Ulrich Kueppers, Andrea Di Muro, Donald B. Dingwell
2017 Earth and Planetary Science Letters  
Platz for providing raw data. We are thankful to Jérémie Vasseur for the helpful discussions.  ...  Potential weaknesses in the connectivity database The database includes data with C > 1.  ...  These interactions produce a rigid framework and thus an elevated yield stress in the system that needs to be overcome for densification to proceed to φ c .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2017.01.011 fatcat:vd6lne2ysre3zpqpctn5ld7iku

Environmental and natural resource implications of sustainable urban infrastructure systems

Joseph D Bergesen, Sangwon Suh, Timothy M Baynes, Josephine Kaviti Musango
2017 Environmental Research Letters  
densification.  ...  This analysis suggests that resource-efficient urban infrastructure and decarbonization of electricity coupled with strategic densification have a potential to mitigate resources and environmental footprints  ...  Acknowledgments The authors thank Professor Mark Swilling and Blake Robinson of the Sustainability Institute of Stellenbosch University, South Africa for their guidance in developing this research.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aa98ca fatcat:kkw4wxpsr5dhtkdotf2ebdoogq

Where is business Intelligence taking today's Database Systems? [chapter]

William O'Connell
2004 Proceedings 2004 VLDB Conference  
In fact it was the innovation in BI technologies within the database offerings which made business community apply relational engines to their problems.  ...  their own unique solutions for BI (Spreadsheet in SQL, statistical and window functions in SQL, new join methods for data densification, etc.).  ... 
doi:10.1016/b978-012088469-8.50113-3 dblp:conf/vldb/OConnellWBC04 fatcat:anlkwaxe5bdhtn3c2ng7srcddy

Life cycle assessment of biomass densification systems

Rukayya Ibrahim Muazu, Aiduan Li Borrion, Julia A. Stegemann
2017 Biomass & Bioenergy  
It describes the specific units in a reference "gate-to-gate" LCA in relation to the existing studies, and summarises key differences between them.  ...  On this basis, it can be concluded that biomass densification is a worthwhile addition to the biomass energy conversion system.  ...  impacts of biomass densification systems needs to be developed. ➢ Studies would benefit from a database specific to biomass densification systems, to provide more flexibility during LCA and reduce inconsistency  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.biombioe.2017.10.026 fatcat:vcwxww64lbagrcxyuvzhim7idi

Under the radar? 'Soft' residential densification in England, 2001–2011

Peter Bibby, John Henneberry, Jean-Marie Halleux
2018 Environment and Planning B Urban Analytics and City Science  
It considers densification in England, a country that has long experience of applying policies of urban containment and consolidation; and one where new data sources allow the analysis of recent land use  ...  Compactness is achieved through a process of 'densification', of developing and using land and buildings more intensively.  ...  Acknowledgement The research for this paper was undertaken in the context of an international research consultation on "Towards 'soft' densification and intensification policies?  ... 
doi:10.1177/2399808318772842 fatcat:yqkxn3f74re2ddcjnpun6j3wzm

Virtual Exploration of Underwater Archaeological Sites: Visualization and Interaction in Mixed Reality Environments [article]

Mahmoud Haydar, Madjid Maidi, David Roussel, Malik Mallem, Pierre Drap, Kim Bale, Paul Chapman
2008 VAST: International Symposium on Virtual Reality  
The first developed key point concerns the densification of seabed points obtained through photogrammetry in order to obtain high quality terrain reproduction.  ...  and general public new insights on the reconstructed archaeological sites allowing archaeologists to study directly from within the virtual site and allowing the general public to immersively explore a  ...  System architecture The architecture of the VR system is composed of a database block containing all required data such as: photos, artifacts parameters, 2D/3D objects location, etc.  ... 
doi:10.2312/vast/vast08/141-148 fatcat:45boywn5qza5doogjrek3y2tey

Mining knowledge from databases

Jiawei Han, Yizhou Sun, Xifeng Yan, Philip S. Yu
2010 Proceedings of the 2010 international conference on Management of data - SIGMOD '10  
Actually, a database contains rich, inter-related, multi-typed data and information, forming one or a set of gigantic, interconnected, heterogeneous information networks.  ...  Most people consider a database is merely a data repository that supports data storage and retrieval.  ...  A database therefore contains rich, inter-related, multi-typed data and information, forming a gigantic, interconnected, heterogeneous information network.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1807167.1807333 dblp:conf/sigmod/HanSYY10 fatcat:y3ozzuynxfb3rdtrbf3jldjkci

Risky development: Increasing exposure to natural hazards in the United States

Virginia Iglesias, Anna E. Braswell, Matthew W. Rossi, Maxwell B. Joseph, Caitlin McShane, Megan Cattau, Michael J. Koontz, Joe McGlinchy, R. Chelsea Nagy, Jennifer Balch, Stefan Leyk, William R. Travis
2021 Earth's Future  
Our results show that 57% of structures (homes, schools, hospitals, office buildings, etc.) are located in hazard hotspots, which represent only a third of CONUS area, and ∼1.5 million buildings lie in  ...  them with land use information from the Historical Settlement Data Compilation data set.  ...  HISDAC-US is a collection of gridded settlement layer time series derived from the Zillow Transaction and Assessment Data set (ZTRAX), a housing and property database that contains over 370 million records  ... 
doi:10.1029/2020ef001795 pmid:34435071 pmcid:PMC8365714 fatcat:ydxs32hfnvca3jw4eaw4nt2uwm

Modelling Land Use and Transport Policies to Measure Their Contribution to Urban Challenges: The Case of Madrid

Andrea Alonso, Andrés Monzón, Yang Wang
2017 Sustainability  
The data presented in this paper resulted from the work carried out by the authors during the project in collaboration with the rest of the consortium.  ...  Very few studies have used LUTI models to analyse anti-sprawl policies, and these few studies are more related to TOD developments [15] , than to re-densification processes.  ...  The external scenarios include a number of variables in relation to demographic and economic growth, transport data and land use development.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su9030378 fatcat:vy2cl7p2m5d5lmvufqo5ufd6dm

Going Green and Going Dense: A Systematic Review of Compatibilities and Conflicts in Urban Research

Helena Madureira, Ana Monteiro
2021 Sustainability  
A systematic review following the PRISMA guidelines was conducted. Searches for peer-reviewed papers were conducted in Scopus and Web of Science.  ...  The authors systematized the multiple perspectives in which the interactions between urban densification and urban greening have been explored.  ...  Similarly, in a study based on a household survey and geographical data in Guangzhou, China, Qiu, et al.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su131910643 fatcat:4dmbhermjjd7zcv7huo6lznzcy

Two centuries of settlement and urban development in the United States

Stefan Leyk, Johannes H. Uhl, Dylan S. Connor, Anna E. Braswell, Nathan Mietkiewicz, Jennifer K. Balch, Myron Gutmann
2020 Science Advances  
Unfortunately, constraints on data availability limit opportunities to study long-term development patterns and how population growth relates to land-use change.  ...  The resulting development of the built environment has had a profound impact on the regional economic, demographic, and environmental structure of North America.  ...  The workflow for creating the spatiotemporal database model, an SQLite database with spatial query extension, and the data products used in this study are described in full detail in Leyk and Uhl (20)  ... 
doi:10.1126/sciadv.aba2937 pmid:32537503 pmcid:PMC7269677 fatcat:5lhfzz5vfbfutb7gefxxoqlflq

Regional integration of long-term national dense GNSS network solutions

Ambrus Kenyeres, J. G. Bellet, C. Bruyninx, A. Caporali, F. de Doncker, B. Droscak, A. Duret, P. Franke, I. Georgiev, R. Bingley, L. Huisman, L. Jivall (+18 others)
2019 GPS Solutions  
The EUREF Permanent Network Densification is a collaborative effort of 26 European GNSS analysis centers providing series of daily or weekly station position estimates of dense national and regional GNSS  ...  The positions and velocities are expressed in ITRF2014 and ETRF2014 reference frames based on the Minimum Constraint approach using a selected set of ITRF2014 reference stations.  ...  Institutions supporting the related work of EPN Densification are listed in affiliation section.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10291-019-0902-7 fatcat:hgx3eoucyfhvdffvmobmwducp4

A methodology to determine the potential of urban densification through roof stacking

Mohamed Amer, Ahmed Mustafa, Jacques Teller, Shady Attia, Sigrid Reiter
2017 Sustainable cities and society  
A B S T R A C T Facing the need to accommodate a growing number of inhabitants in major European cities, this research aimed to establish a methodology that facilitates decision making on urban densification  ...  In addition, a theoretical potential to accommodate more than the expected population increase by the same year is proposed provided that urban planning regulations are relaxed in relation to the height  ...  Acknowledgments This research was funded by a welcome grant provided by Liege University, which are gratefully acknowledged.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.scs.2017.09.021 fatcat:sh272fw7x5drzed77s46miqdpq

Testing of optical materials for 193-nm applications

Vladimir Liberman, Mordechai Rothschild, Jan H. C. Sedlacek, Ray S. Uttaro, Andrew Grenville, Allen K. Bates, Chris K. Van Peski, Philip T. C. Chen, William E. McClintock, Gary J. Rottman
1998 Optical Systems Contamination and Degradation  
Public reporting for this collection of information is estmated 1 hour per response, including the time for reviewing instrucitons, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The Lincoln Laboratory portion of this work was performed under a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with SEMATECH.  ...  Samples A and A' in Figure 3 ). The cause of such variation may be related to pre-existing defects, annealing history, OH content, H 2 content, or other parameters. 3.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.328512 fatcat:nd65attg7zdmtovfpy37dtz2ki
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