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2020 Foresight

1993 The Cornell Hotel and Restaurant Administration Quarterly  
Foresight Services to support strategic programming within Horizon 2020 Schindler, H.R.; Gunashekar, S.; Cave, J.; Shahin, J.B.M.M.Y.; Rhydderch, A.; Meyer, T.; Cave, B.; Lichten, C.; van der Meulen, N  ...  Acknowledgements The authors wish to thank a number of people for their suggestions and comments on earlier versions of this document.  ...  Those who provided consent to being acknowledged are listed in the annex of this report.  ... 
doi:10.1016/0010-8804(93)90019-f fatcat:4uu34r2yyrepvp6w2tobdasbsa

Kansas Field Research 2020

2020 Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station Research Reports  
Agricultural research on crops, weeds, and tillage for 2020 performed at Kansas State University field stations.  ...  Acknowledgments We acknowledge Horton Seed Services for providing seed, land, and labor for completion of this project during the two years summarized in this report.  ...  Rick Horton about wheat management for high yields.  ... 
doi:10.4148/2378-5977.7944 fatcat:slsar727vfcqhjqwzbbpuzm67e

CSITSS Proceedings 2020

2019 2019 4th International Conference on Computational Systems and Information Technology for Sustainable Solution (CSITSS)  
In this survey paper the winning Convolutional Neural Network (CNN) architectures of the popular ImageNet Large Scale Visual Recognition Competition (ILSVRC) competition along with the innovations they  ...  Most of the assignment and update steps are also executed in parallel, except the global update of the centers.  ...  To help monitor the models more closely however, a new set of evaluation methods that incorporate the analysis of clusters and the selection of features, as well as other commonly used tests, have been  ... 
doi:10.1109/csitss47250.2019.9031039 fatcat:yehi3bfgbva7xm74vp3a3i54pu

Biofuels 2020: Biorefineries based on lignocellulosic materials

Miguel Valdivia, Jose Luis Galan, Joaquina Laffarga, Juan-Luis Ramos
2016 Microbial Biotechnology  
Influenced by the global debate, policies were implemented to promote the production of liquid biofuels from feedstocks not used for human consumption, and give rise to what is called, second-generation  ...  The growth of ethanol production for 2020 seems to be secured with a number of 2G plants, but public/private investments are still necessary to enable 2G technology to move on ahead from its very early  ...  Commercial pretreatments for corn stover, wheat straw and sugar cane straw are currently being optimized, however, one of the main challenges that the sector must overcome in the coming years is to enhance  ... 
doi:10.1111/1751-7915.12387 pmid:27470921 pmcid:PMC4993176 fatcat:i7bmspdaf5ephlnz6neokp5xrm

Bashar H. Malkawi, Western Hemispheric Trade Conference 2020 [article]

Bashar H. Malkawi
2020 Figshare  
World Trade Organization (WTO) members recognized the benefits digital trade offers and have developed a work program to facilitate the development of digital trade.  ...  One of the many uses derived from the Internet is thedevelopment of digital trade. Digital trade lends itself to distinctive issues.  ...  of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Mathematics and Physics.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.12133122.v1 fatcat:hmanz7u5xrgsle5kj4aaq6g5h4

ANALELE UNIVERSITĂȚII DIN ORADEA, FASCICULA PROTECȚIA MEDIULUI (XXXV/2020)

University of Oradea, Faculty of Environment Protection
2020 Zenodo  
ANALELE UNIVERSITĂȚII DIN ORADEA, FASCICULA PROTECȚIA MEDIULUI (XXXV/2020)  ...  The monthly mean temperature follows a natural pattern over the year, thus, the lowest mean air temperature in the Borod depression is recorded in January, a value of -1.1ºC, and the highest in July, when  ...  Acknowledgment The writing team of this work acknowledges the National Forest Administration ROMSILVA, Bihor County Forest Administration and Sudrigiu Forest District for financing the researches that  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4362308 fatcat:wzwzudwyl5bcbkn4elsyqxlnti

Global Wheat Head Detection 2021: An Improved Dataset for Benchmarking Wheat Head Detection Methods

Etienne David, Mario Serouart, Daniel Smith, Simon Madec, Kaaviya Velumani, Shouyang Liu, Xu Wang, Francisco Pinto, Shahameh Shafiee, Izzat S. A. Tahir, Hisashi Tsujimoto, Shuhei Nasuda (+25 others)
2021 Plant Phenomics  
We now release in 2021 a new version of the Global Wheat Head Detection dataset, which is bigger, more diverse, and less noisy than the GWHD_2020 version.  ...  The Global Wheat Head Detection (GWHD) dataset was created in 2020 and has assembled 193,634 labelled wheat heads from 4700 RGB images acquired from various acquisition platforms and 7 countries/institutions  ...  The labelling work was supported by several companies and projects, including Canada: The Global Institute Food Security, University of  ... 
doi:10.34133/2021/9846158 pmid:34778804 pmcid:PMC8548052 fatcat:ecw7hi7jijapzac4euewmwrnqu

Challenges Regarding Food Resources in the Context of Globalization and Population Growth [chapter]

2020 Proceedings of the International Conference on Economics and Social Sciences  
Through this article, we intend to present the current challenges regarding food resources in the context of population growth and globalization.  ...  merchants, farmers and consumers, the links and the distribution of the population.  ...  Research methodology In order to highlight the challenges of globalization, we tested the following hypotheses: Hypothesis 1.  ... 
doi:10.2478/9788395815072-104 fatcat:g7tk5p534ffyblubqz5rs76yvq

Player Satisfaction Model and its Implication to Cultural Change

Kang Xiaohan, Mohd Nor Akmal Khalid, Hiroyuki Iida
2020 IEEE Access  
Meanwhile, momentum ( p) in the game refers to the competitive balance of a game, which involves the degree of challenge needed (m) and effort given (v) to drive the game progression [9] , given by (  ...  is the ability and m is challenge [19] ).  ...  His work focuses specifically on the methods for optimization and game informatics in fields of operation research and entertainment technology.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3029817 fatcat:ti5kspwj5bblppwogfjgh56zmu

International Research Conference on Smart Computing and Systems Engineering SCSE 2020 Proceedings [Full Conference Proceedings]

2020 2020 International Research Conference on Smart Computing and Systems Engineering (SCSE)  
ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank the Department of Census and Department of Irrigation, Sri Lanka for providing the paddy yield and climate data for this study.  ...  in the University of Kelaniya for their immense support and encouragement they gave throughout the development phase of the data sets.  ...  It consists of personal belief in winning the game, the ability and experience to assess the game, and the ability to use strategies to win the game.  ... 
doi:10.1109/scse49731.2020.9313027 fatcat:gjk5az2mprgvrpallwh6uhvlfi

Exploring the future of land use and food security: A new set of global scenarios

Olivier Mora, Chantal Le Mouël, Marie de Lattre-Gasquet, Catherine Donnars, Patrice Dumas, Olivier Réchauchère, Thierry Brunelle, Stéphane Manceron, Elodie Marajo-Petitzon, Clémence Moreau, Marc Barzman, Agneta Forslund (+2 others)
2020 PLoS ONE  
Combining a scenario building method based on morphological analysis and quantitative simulations with a tractable and simple biomass balance model, the proposed approach improves transparency and coherence  ...  In this article, we seek to highlight how the resulting set of scenarios contributes to the debate on land use and food security and enlarges the range of possible futures for the global food system.  ...  the members of the scenario advisory committee and the members of the steering committee.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0235597 pmid:32639991 fatcat:xgddbcthvbbafginkxf7ceq5ai

Towards Cleaner Production: Certified Seed Adoption and Its Effect on Technical Efficiency

Muratbek Baglan, Gershom Endelani Mwalupaso, Xue Zhou, Xianhui Geng
2020 Sustainability  
Particularly, identifying technologies could enhance the efficiency and sustainability of agricultural production, both of which are serious challenges.  ...  This study provides insights into two policy and scholarly questions, namely, how effective the adoption of certified seeds is in promoting cleaner production among wheat farmers and how it can be promoted  ...  This is due to the challenges in access to information and resources mainly experienced by female wheat farmers.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12041344 fatcat:5hqclthlhnfp5cre2e4ipdh4rm

Islamic finance and food commodity trading: is there a chance to hedge against price volatility and enhance food security?

Madina Kalimullina, Mikhail (Shamil) Orlov
2020 Heliyon  
There is a need to develop the ideas for global food contracts and grain reserve systems, and to test the contracts based on existing exchanges.  ...  and the rulings of the former in engineering a sounder system of grain trading for the benefit of market players and the end consumers.  ...  The authors are thankful to the consultants of the Academic Writing Centre for linguistic support. Appendices.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.heliyon.2020.e05355 pmid:33195837 pmcid:PMC7644896 fatcat:lzdd3uftlbgahimr4jim3mm2eu

Tapping the Economic Potential of Chickpea in Sub-Saharan Africa

Asnake Fikre, Haile Desmae, Seid Ahmed
2020 Agronomy  
The region can potentially produce chickpea on approximately 10 million hectares, possibly doubling the global production, and the region could become one of the highest consumption geographies of this  ...  The region could tap into the potential at scale through intervention in the agricultural policy environment and development and promotion of improved chickpea production technologies supported by well-organized  ...  The funders had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, or in the decision to publish the results.  ... 
doi:10.3390/agronomy10111707 fatcat:t6qvf4u2mzdijazbrwjmmvaq4q

International Conference on Emerging Technology in Computing, Communication and Electronics

2020 2020 Emerging Technology in Computing, Communication and Electronics (ETCCE)  
She was the supervisor of 4th/5th rank winning teams in SPCUP competitions, ICASSP 2020 (Spain)/2015 (Australia) and 5th rank winning team in VIPCUP competition, ICIP 2020 (United Arab emirates) .  ...  Experiments were designed to test the essential stages of the process and to gather data to design the system.  ...  each of the optimum models.  ... 
doi:10.1109/etcce51779.2020.9350902 fatcat:2drvbgkrmjabfeawuw33hui6yy
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