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Kaleidoscopic Approach to Security Shadows in the Age of Information

Deyan Gotchev
2000 Information & Security An International Journal  
As a result, the means for leveraging one's own interests, e.g., tools, tactics, etc., in the information realm will be (or at least can be) qualitatively different from the means applied to leverage the  ...  Immediacy provides that a command is always 'forward'; that's why for a perspective in tactical situation hierarchies should be relied on with great precaution and only temporally.  ... 
doi:10.11610/isij.0401 fatcat:4xpafxxtojccdighzhgxieyute

Players unleashed!: modding The Sims and the culture of gaming

2012 ChoiceReviews  
mechanics and rulesets for the player engagement with the game.  ...  Originally, the clever utilisation of scripts and algorithms as the basis of object interaction resulted in a game that could be only partially under the player's control; as I have argued, the play mechanics  ...  sexual orientation of 82, 116, 151, 153 game object 13, 24, 34, 62, 89, 98-103, 132-134, 144, 151, 152, 160-167, 169, 183 game space 53, 66, 67, 98, 109, 118-122, 127, 128, 131, 133, 135-142, 144, 145  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.49-2721 fatcat:w3nt7iichvdirfcrqnmvlwqpni

Inducing models of behavior from expert task performance in virtual environments

Bradley J. Best
2012 Computational and mathematical organization theory  
model of subject matter expert (SME) behavior in a real-time video game by relying as directly B.J.  ...  of terrain in qualitative terms such as "safe" and "risky".  ...  With that in mind, we also explored categorizing each behavioral segment by at least one and as many as three hierarchically ordered Tactic Categories: Primary Tactic, Secondary Tactic and Tertiary Tactic  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10588-012-9136-8 fatcat:gc3l75xybzenthogh5llajnuna

A Survey of Behavior Trees in Robotics and AI [article]

Matteo Iovino, Edvards Scukins, Jonathan Styrud, Petter Ögren, Christian Smith
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Behavior Trees (BTs) were invented as a tool to enable modular AI in computer games, but have received an increasing amount of attention in the robotics community in the last decade.  ...  In BTs, the state transition logic is not dispersed across the individual states, but organized in a hierarchical tree structure, with the states as leaves.  ...  In [2] , the same authors combine BTs with Fuzzy logic and use Fuzzy membership functions as the leaves of the BT. A Fuzzy obstacle avoidance algorithm is then used for path planning.  ... 
arXiv:2005.05842v2 fatcat:sgtxsbtyczf7fagxsbtmjmusy4

Playing a Strategy Game with Knowledge-Based Reinforcement Learning

Viktor Voss, Liudmyla Nechepurenko, Rudi Schaefer, Steffen Bauer
2020 SN Computer Science  
This paper presents knowledge-based reinforcement learning (KB-RL) as a method that combines a knowledge-based approach and a reinforcement learning (RL) technique into one method for intelligent problem  ...  Moreover, with more games played, the system improves the gameplay by shortening the number of rounds that it takes to win the game.  ...  Examples are an abductive device for conflict resolution [47] , a multi-attribute support mechanism [48] , incorporating expert's ranking [49] , preferences and prioritized goals [43] , leveraging  ... 
doi:10.1007/s42979-020-0087-8 fatcat:yl4n5gnkuzhq5e775y7f44jifm

Key 2. Digital Analogies [chapter]

2019 Keys to Play  
More broadly, it involves thinking archaeologically with the notion of the keyboard as an interface that has operated across a range of media systems.  ...  Rather, it focuses on the keyboard's rules of engagement and codes of conduct, reflecting functions of mediation that operate both analogically, by translating mechanical input into corresponding sonic  ...  sound, " as Albright expressed it. 42 As an instrument activated by a more or less continuous column of air, the aulos did not conform to Pythagorean logic: its elemental unit (or monad) was neither a  ... 
doi:10.1525/9780520965096-004 fatcat:fo5cjoih5zfp7hjrm3wwolbwiq

Migrating Stories: Moving across the Code/Spaces of our Time

Anna Nacher
2019 Hyperrhiz  
Likewise, Katie Salen and Eric Zimmerman describe a game as "a system in which players engage in an artificial conflict, defined by rules, that results in a quantifiable outcome" (Salen and Zimmerman  ...  also operate as an impetus to act, a game goal.  ... 
doi:10.20415/hyp/020.mov01 fatcat:difwlf2p4ndz7mdoyybthlnurm

Trials and Tribulations of Learning the Market: Culture and Economic Practice in Russia's Market Transition

Jeffrey K. Hass
2005 The Carl Beck Papers in Russian and East European Studies  
I explore economic culture and these forms of decoupling and cultural change by examining change in two logics of business: logics of production and sales (incomplete learning), and logics of value (resistance  ...  Few analyses attempt to include an examination of culture and its role in the construction of post socialist economic practices, procedures, and institutions.  ...  The market alternative might have been legitimate, but it was only a vague, fuzzy model. Cul tural legacies and new rules of the game intersected to produce innovation and confusion.  ... 
doi:10.5195/cbp.2005.127 fatcat:k6vjlcwhardellfyek7gwlxvlq

The theory and method of comparative area studies

Ariel I. Ahram
2011 Qualitative Research  
This article seeks to develop the idea of comparative area studies (CAS) as a rubric that maintains the importance of regional knowledge while contributing to general theory building using inductive intra-regional  ...  A RT I C L E 69 The theory and method of comparative area studies a b s t r a c t Though many now downplay the tension between area studies and disciplinary political science, there has been little substantive  ...  Moreover, schemas are based fundamentally on an inductive, fuzzy-set relationship (Ragin, 2000) .  ... 
doi:10.1177/1468794110385297 fatcat:grxvifccebbntc4bgfk5kl6lwi

Erosion or decay? Conceptualizing causes and mechanisms of democratic regression

Johannes Gerschewski
2020 Democratization  
Second, I draw a distinction between the endogenous or exogenous roots of the cause and the subsequent causal mechanism that connects the cause with the outcome.  ...  I outline the need for dissecting a causal mechanism into its constitutive components and highlight its underlying dimensions of temporality.  ...  of the Liberal Script".  ... 
doi:10.1080/13510347.2020.1826935 fatcat:iwkl24thizdqxmjjplz6oum3ne

Systems Engineering: A Problem of Perception

Michael Senglaub
1996 INCOSE International Symposium  
The characterization of systems engineering as a discipline, process, procedure or a set of heuristics will have an impact on the implementation strategy, the training methodology, and operational environment  ...  Implications of this characterization and some generic issues are delineated with the goal of providing an enterprise with a starting point for developing its business environment. -  ...  This characterization of combat, being an intellectual as well as physical activity, applies to strategic engagements of historical scale to a "street . - System Engineering: A Problem of Perception 4  ... 
doi:10.1002/j.2334-5837.1996.tb02044.x fatcat:vixyqggph5gbjlewzlbw275hnq

Sponsoring institutions

2002 Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications  
We started from a basic game manual 3 .  ...  In addition, our RoboCup activities have been supported by a number of other institutions that we gratefully acknowledge: Consorzio Padova Ricerche, Italian National Research Council, Netikos, AI*IA, Epistematica  ...  The core of the tactic layer is an evaluation carried over the logical knowledge base P AI coupled with a set of assertion S describing the current scene.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0378-4371(02)01572-8 fatcat:qcyfgqu3sfd45jncgigcqlzjc4

Sponsoring institutions

1985 Nuclear Physics A  
We started from a basic game manual 3 .  ...  In addition, our RoboCup activities have been supported by a number of other institutions that we gratefully acknowledge: Consorzio Padova Ricerche, Italian National Research Council, Netikos, AI*IA, Epistematica  ...  The core of the tactic layer is an evaluation carried over the logical knowledge base P AI coupled with a set of assertion S describing the current scene.  ... 
doi:10.1016/0375-9474(85)90488-9 fatcat:rduhsx664rbqnegxl4hkxgp3lu

Insight Into Insiders and IT

Ivan Homoliak, Flavio Toffalini, Juan Guarnizo, Yuval Elovici, Martín Ochoa
2019 ACM Computing Surveys  
Our survey will enhance researchers' efforts in the domain of insider threat, because it provides: a) a novel structural taxonomy that contributes to orthogonal classification of incidents and defining  ...  the scope of defense solutions employed against them, b) an updated overview on publicly available datasets that can be used to test new detection solutions against other works, c) references of existing  ...  Tang et al. [2011] leveraged dynamic Bayesian networks consisting of various user-behavioral variables as part of a defender/insider game that used QRE.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3303771 fatcat:t63cyqbofbaxjjk2e2aiuivtm4

The "Tempered Radical" Revolution: Multifocal Strategies of Religious-Zionist Feminism in Israel

Tanya Zion-Waldoks
2021 Religions  
Dynamically holding both modes together, through a "multifocal lens"—the world-as-it-is and the world-as-it-should-be—enables their strategic maneuverings.  ...  My case study troubles the premise that religion and feminism are antithetical, and that distinct identities or set social locations predetermine social movements' frames or actions.  ...  The third understanding of change from within is a political positioning, a stance of pragmatic idealism, the logic of efficacy: this refers to an assumption that inducing processes of socio-legal change  ... 
doi:10.3390/rel12080628 fatcat:unu2w23jybhs7bfh7sx5ph24o4
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