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Decentralizing the Control Room: Mobile Work and Institutional Order [chapter]

Oskar Juhlin, Alexandra Weilenmann
ECSCW 2001  
This paper seeks to inform the ongoing redesign of air traffic management by examining current practices and the adoption of a new system aiming to relieve traffic control from work and reduce radio communication  ...  The problem with the new system, we argue, is the idea to decentralize the organization by providing distributed workers with more information, whereas the current institutional arrangement for coordination  ...  This project was part of the Mobile Informatics Program, funded by the Swedish Information Technology Institute (SITI).  ... 
doi:10.1007/0-306-48019-0_20 dblp:conf/ecscw/JuhlinW01 fatcat:337oljwjh5cz7g3yjmkhxfvwpi

Analysis of the Potential of Decentralized Heating and Cooling Systems to Improve Thermal Comfort and Reduce Energy Consumption through an Adaptive Building Controller

Katharina Boudier, Sabine Hoffmann
2022 Energies  
Decentralized heating and cooling systems, also known as "Personal Environmental Comfort Systems" (PECS), have attracted significant interest in research and industry in recent years.  ...  With PhySCo, a dynamic physiology, sensation, and comfort model, the presented building controller can adjust the setpoint temperatures of the central HVAC system as well as control the use of PECS based  ...  Institutional Review Board Statement: Not applicable. Informed Consent Statement: Not applicable. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en15031100 fatcat:tdov4hglujfj7hyrftxvkgzfbq

B-DAC: A Decentralized Access Control Framework on Northbound Interface for Securing SDN Using Blockchain [article]

Phan The Duy, Hien Do Hoang, Do Thi Thu Hien, Anh Gia-Tuan Nguyen, Van-Hau Pham
2021 arXiv   pre-print
To address such limitations, we introduce B-DAC, a blockchain-based framework for decentralized authentication and fine-grained access control for the Northbound interface to assist administrators in managing  ...  Furthermore, it must also protect the data integrity and availability during data exchange between application and controller.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to express the special thanks of gratitude to all astoundingly supportive members in E8.1 room as well as friends, teachers who gave us the opportunity to do this  ... 
arXiv:2111.00707v1 fatcat:bc7k3nqptfhmvbuigv3v2pbony

Many spiders make a better web: a unified web-based actor framework

Florian Myter, Christophe Scholliers, Wolfgang De Meuter
2016 Proceedings of the 6th International Workshop on Programming Based on Actors, Agents, and Decentralized Control - AGERE 2016  
For the most parts these efforts have based themselves on actor-based parallelism, given the similarities between actors and the JavaScript runtime model.  ...  JavaScript is the predominant language when it comes to developing applications for the web.  ...  Acknowledgments This work has been supported by Innoviris (the Brussels Institute for Research and Innovation) through the Doctiris program (grant number 15-doct-07).  ... 
doi:10.1145/3001886.3001892 dblp:conf/agere/MyterSM16 fatcat:ylq4gcmsarag7biszyfmttl7dy

Back Rooms or Ballot Boxes?

MIGUEL DE LUCA, MARK P. JONES, MARÍA INÉS TULA
2002 Comparative Political Studies  
They conclude that several specific institutional and partisan features have a prominent effect on the probability that a political party will choose its candidates at the ballot box (direct primary) rather  ...  Many consider it an essential element of any 413 AUTHORS' NOTE: This project would have been impossible without the data collection work carried out between 1999 and 2001 by a large number of research  ...  the ballot box instead of in smoke-filled back rooms (rooms that in Argentina are quite literally filled with smoke).  ... 
doi:10.1177/0010414002035004002 fatcat:i2nl5t6razct5b3f42xnuolbma

War against the Center

Peter Galison
2001 Grey Room  
command and control.  ...  Zoning would force dispersal from the center, institute bands of open space, and deliver industrial plants to hinterlands deliberately bypassed by major radial or circumferential roads in order to avoid  ... 
doi:10.1162/grey.2001.1.04.5 fatcat:7rnu2ouemzhajj4kydcayszd2u

Smoke-Filled Rooms

Ellen D. Katz
2008 Social Science Research Network  
Last winter, Democratic stalwart Geraldine Ferraro celebrated the institution when she urged Democratic superdelegates to exercise their controlling power independently of, or even counter to, the will  ...  This paper explores these differences by comparing the role of the smoke-filled room in the nomination process Barack Obama traversed in order to become the Democratic Party's nominee for president with  ...  One might even argue that the nomination process Obama traversed-with the superdelegates controlling the smokefilled room and the very institutions Justice Kennedy identified actively engaged in its evaluation-came  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1262931 fatcat:6nuorxgaprgfdhwlpoy73yylii

Topological Pathways of Post-Minimalism

Eric de Bruyn
2006 Grey Room  
his paces to the Grey Room 25 Brouwn's conceptual work has become known for its constant dialectic between the principles of movement and measurement.  ...  But we must also inquire to what degree this very movement might have been captured, once more, within a new historical order of management and control.  ...  The notion of a smooth space in contrast to a striated space is propounded by Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari in A Thousand Plateaus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia, trans.  ... 
doi:10.1162/grey.2006.1.25.32 fatcat:k56om3xylfawpjcodqhomvjh3u

One or More

Reinhold Martin
2002 Grey Room  
Army Engineers, the Pentagon building consolidated a U.S. military command-and-control apparatus that had previously been scattered throughout Washington, D.C.  ...  In other words, what became clear at 9:03 a.m. and thereafter was that this carefully coordinated exercise in spatiotemporal logistics was both organized and decentralized, and therefore potentially limitless  ...  Notes A version of this text was first presented to the Comparative Cultures Seminar at Columbia University. I am grateful to Gil Anidjar for his kind invitation.  ... 
doi:10.1162/152638102760104662 fatcat:5yejatibq5ekrdpcpd5lywwq7e

Target of Opportunity: Networks, Netwar, and Narratives

Samuel Weber
2004 Grey Room  
Grey Room 15, Spring 2004, pp. 6-27. © 2004 Grey Room, Inc. and Massachusetts Institute of Technology Weber | Target of Opportunity: Networks, Netwar, and Narratives  ...  It is as if the centering of the network and even the concentration upon its dispersion were both designed to overlook and shortcircuit the past, in order to better "move forward" and control the future  ... 
doi:10.1162/1526381041165467 fatcat:th5ej53z4jhxpauod6qxr6bgz4

The 1988 Brazilian Constitution and its Country Project: is There Still Room to Dream

Marcus Firmino Santiago
2021 Boletín Mexicano de Derecho Comparado  
as the decentralization of actions and the participation and control of society, it was possible to identify the principles that, from then on, should reorient the social policies.  ...  At first, accept the sovereign decision contrary to the economic power holders' interests, and, as soon as the popular mobilization dispersed, begin to work for its reform.  ... 
doi:10.22201/iij.24484873e.2020.159.15804 fatcat:6v7k6h6vofgx5dayha5poq2jji

Speaker comfort and increase of voice level in lecture rooms

Jonas Brunskog, Anders C. Gade, Gaspar Payà Bellester, Lilian Reig Calbo
2008 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
The current work identifies acoustic characteristics of reduced 'flaps' and presents phonetic identification data for continua that manipulate these characteristics.  ...  Degree of intensity dip has the strongest effect, with a minimal dip in intensity more likely to be perceived as 'kneel' and a strong dip in intensity more likely to be perceived as 'needle. ' The results  ...  units, can ensure stable decentralized control.  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.2934367 fatcat:xr6gp4ldo5bylnxytx2iumrdmi

Analysis of room transfer function and reverberant signal statistics

Eleftheria Georganti, John Mourjopoulos, Finn Jacobsen
2008 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
In addition, this work examines the statistical quantities for speech and audio signals prior to their reproduction within rooms and when recorded in rooms.  ...  Alessia Paglialonga ͑Institute of Biomedical Mobile phones have become very commonly used throughout the world within a short period of time.  ...  In this work, we propose to fuse multiview segmentations in order to outperform the seabed classification.  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.2935346 fatcat:lxgnqr6tozajhge3ydet3xomam

Nigerian Civil Society Situation Room (NCSSR) and Electioneering Process in Nigeria (2015–2019)

Babayo Sule, Usman Sambo, Abdulkadir Ahmed, Muhammad Yusuf
2021 SAGE Open  
This article, therefore, examined the role of the Nigerian Civil Society Situation Room (NCSSR) in improving the election in Nigeria during the 2015 and 2019 General Elections.  ...  A Civil Society as the Third Tier of Government framework was adopted as a theoretical explanation of the context of the work.  ...  They are the government which controls the political order and the second sector is the private enterprise which consists of families, businesses, schools, universities, and professional groups.  ... 
doi:10.1177/21582440211006708 fatcat:wsvm54a5yzaldldnbwosarnneq

The elephant in the (class)room: Emergency Remote Teaching in an ecological perspective

Junia Braga, Antônio Carlos S. Martins, Marcos Racilan
2021 Revista Brasileira de Linguística Aplicada  
Most teachers are working from home and using digital tools to mediate their classes as a response to a demand for transitioning face-to-face to online classes due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  ...  The findings show how the network created with their peers scaffolded this experience and played a crucial role in their appropriation of those technologies.  ...  Acknowledgement The authors would like to thank Marcio Rubens Gomes for proofreading of the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1590/1984-6398202117890 fatcat:deoc5c7rznc77aeufcr4xtwri4
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