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Models of Coordination [chapter]

Robert Tolksdorf
2000 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
While software is becoming decomposed in more and more finegrained entities, the interactions amongst those become of major importance.  ...  We use a set of characteristics of coordination models to compare the reviewed ones.  ...  Tuple rd(Template t) basically does the same, but leaves a copy of the matching tuple the space.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-44539-0_6 fatcat:345bzgu47fejrnvyfa4canscgy

ORB-SLAM3: An Accurate Open-Source Library for Visual, Visual-Inertial and Multi-Map SLAM [article]

Carlos Campos, Richard Elvira, Juan J. Gómez Rodríguez, José M. M. Montiel, Juan D. Tardós
2020 arXiv   pre-print
For the benefit of the community we make public the source code.  ...  The result is a system that operates robustly in real-time, in small and large, indoor and outdoor environments, and is 2 to 5 times more accurate than previous approaches.  ...  In monocular and stereo configurations our system is more precise than ORB-SLAM2 due to the better place recognition algorithm that closes loops earlier and provides more midterm matches.  ... 
arXiv:2007.11898v1 fatcat:pvo4rwqobbdpbj2idqke6somxe

Are You Being Served? Toward a Typology of Nonprofit Infrastructure Organizations and a Framework for Their Assessment

Christopher R. Prentice, Jeffrey L. Brudney
2018 Journal of Public and Nonprofit Affairs  
Based on a review of the relevant literature and interviews with stakeholders, we then construct a necessary framework for the assessment of the infrastructure organizations we have identified.  ...  The result is a better understanding of not only the types of nonprofit infrastructure organizations but also the appropriate dimensions for their assessment.  ...  Disclosure Statement The authors declare that there are no conflicts of interest that relate to the research, authorship, or publication of this article.  ... 
doi:10.20899/jpna.4.1.41-58 fatcat:uj7slohyonbqfk7qwpqsr4y5gy

Rethinking the Scale, Structure & Scope of U.S. Energy Institutions

Michael H. Dworkin, Roman V. Sidortsov, Benjamin K. Sovacool
2013 Daedalus  
Russian governments were kept in the loop during the technically challenging standards-setting process.  ...  This criterion is similar to the "matching principle" in environmental law, which states that governance structures need to be "matched" to the speci½c type of threat: for instance, pollution of a river  ... 
doi:10.1162/daed_a_00190 fatcat:hcyby4yio5bsbansffo3mnkty4

An Evaluation of language Ontology Web Based Assessment System

Taurayi Rupere
2013 International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education (IJERE)  
The proposed system uses ontologies to promote formative assessment with a feedback loop to the students.  ...  The designed system was implemented using an ontology based dictionary which generates all possible solution for a particular question and uses aspects of artificial intelligence.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We would like to acknowledge all the staff and pupils at the two primary schools and ministry of Education and Culture for making the research possible.  ... 
doi:10.11591/ijere.v2i3.2257 fatcat:vuopcwdaz5guxdn556ruhgg4wu

Web Question Answering with Neurosymbolic Program Synthesis [article]

Qiaochu Chen, Aaron Lamoreaux, Xinyu Wang, Greg Durrett, Osbert Bastani, Isil Dillig
2021 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, we propose a new technique based on program synthesis for extracting information from webpages.  ...  We have implemented these ideas in a new tool called WebQA and evaluate it on 25 different tasks across multiple domains.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank our shepherd Uri Alon as well as our anonymous reviewers and members of the UToPiA group for their helpful feedback.  ... 
arXiv:2104.07162v1 fatcat:giptivbcordm7k2cnvisxipbtu

Steering International NGOs through Time: The Influence of Temporal Structuring in Government Accountability Requirements

Grace Chikoto
2015 Nonprofit Policy Forum  
The article reports that, entrenched within government accountability requirements and expectations are  ...  -based government-funded international nongovernmental organizations (INGOs), this article explores the temporal structuring, that is, the timing of governmental accountability requirements and their impact  ...  (Director of Government Grants and Contract, Hearts for Humanity) The process (A-133 Audit) is very rigorous and tends to be very specific in that at times evidence of reports submitted as well as, the  ... 
doi:10.1515/npf-2014-0016 fatcat:zzjgaaauxjahzlw4vhlcr3uyfe

An essay of a systemic reading that can support a paradigm shift

Andrée Piecq, Claude Lambert
2020 Acta Europeana Systemica  
When the mission is to report of operative's phenomena that should lead, by consensus, to an assessment, we are in the presence of tensions.  ...  The observation of the "observed behaviors in action" is a complex act.  ...  The structure of an organization can be considered as emerged of a set of elements (members) These members are neither human nor predefined by the formal structure of the system entities.  ... 
doi:10.14428/aes.v3i1.57483 fatcat:c7qi2soj6jasnjhvywi4lwjur4

NextGen technologies for mid-term and far-term air traffic control operations

Thomas Prevot, San Jose
2009 2009 IEEE/AIAA 28th Digital Avionics Systems Conference  
The technologies were developed and evaluated with human-in-the-loop simulations in the Airspace Operations Laboratory (AOL) at the NASA Ames Research Center.  ...  This paper describes technologies for mid-term and far-term air traffic control operations in the Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen).  ...  Concluding Remarks Achieving the desired capacity for NextGen poses a significant challenge.  ... 
doi:10.1109/dasc.2009.5347556 fatcat:b3qo55dqfvb35m3625b3rplox4

Law on professional rehabilitation and employment of persons with disabilities through the lens of Serbian employers
Zakon o profesionalnoj rehabilitaciji i zapošljavanju osoba sa invaliditetom kroz objektiv srpskih poslodavaca

Nataša Krstić, Jovan Protić
2017 Ekonomika preduzeca  
In conclusion, recommendations for potential improvement of the Law and its approximation to realistic possibilities and needs of the business sector have been outlined.  ...  position of persons with disabilities in the labour market and the right to work as one of the basic human rights, guaranteed by the Constitution of the Republic of Serbia and international conventions  ...  Acknowledgments The research was conducted within the project "Multi Sector Approach to Advancing Persons' with Disabilities Fundamental Human Right to Work", supported by the European Instrument for Democracy  ... 
doi:10.5937/ekopre1708480k fatcat:pttworrifrczxbatp2tat7leba

Evaluating Household-Level Relationships between Environmental Views and Outdoor Recreation: The Teton Valley Case

M. Nils Peterson, Vanessa Hull, Angela G. Mertig, Jianguo Liu
2008 Leisure Sciences  
Acknowledgements We thank anonymous reviewers for constructive criticism in the preparation of this manuscript.  ...  We owe a debt of gratitude to S. Peterson and K. Vickery for their interviewing efforts, T. Peterson for coaching interviewers, W. and M. J.  ...  In any case human exemptionalism and ATV use may not represent an unbreakable positive feedback loop.  ... 
doi:10.1080/01490400802165073 fatcat:gojfwvnyuvdmdfxvztwtpwrzem

Large-scale Environmental Monitoring by Indigenous Peoples

Jeffrey B. Luzar, Kirsten M. Silvius, Han Overman, Sean T. Giery, Jane M. Read, José M. V. Fragoso
2011 BioScience  
, hunting behavior, and wildlife population dynamics in a 48,000-square-kilometer, predominantly indigenous region of Amazonia.  ...  All of the data in the study were collected by locally recruited and trained indigenous technicians.  ...  The Iwokrama International Centre for Rainforest Conservation and Development and the North Rupununi District Development Board acted as in-country partners and provided invaluable logistical support.  ... 
doi:10.1525/bio.2011.61.10.7 fatcat:3amnqhgfwfem7lb2mta3ossp3e

Cardiorenal Syndrome: Classification, Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment Strategies: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association

Janani Rangaswami, Vivek Bhalla, John E.A. Blair, Tara I. Chang, Salvatore Costa, Krista L. Lentine, Edgar V. Lerma, Kenechukwu Mezue, Mark Molitch, Wilfried Mullens, Claudio Ronco, W.H. Wilson Tang (+1 others)
2019 Circulation  
Finally, it outlines the need for a cardiorenal education track that will guide future cardiorenal trials and integrate the clinical and research needs of this important field in the future.  ...  Cardiorenal syndrome encompasses a spectrum of disorders involving both the heart and kidneys in which acute or chronic dysfunction in 1 organ may induce acute or chronic dysfunction in the other organ  ...  Acknowledgments The Writing Group thanks Napat Kanjanahattakij, MD, for his help with the preparation of select tables in this manuscript. Disclosures  ... 
doi:10.1161/cir.0000000000000664 pmid:30852913 fatcat:gefkj47advh5rgknicefkd6tia

Pen Pals Are Now in Your Finger Tips— A Global Collaboration Online Project to Develop Writing Skills

Woon Wern Lie, Melor Md Yunus
2018 Creative Education  
A research was carried out to provide insights into the aspects of PenPal Schools that are useful in developing writing skills and to find out the potential of this material as a teaching and learning  ...  This positive engagement in a dynamic and collaborative classroom is hoped to shed new light on the era of 4.0 education.  ...  Conflicts of Interest The authors declare no conflicts of interest regarding the publication of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.4236/ce.2018.915188 fatcat:b5rpffi4dzaprhq6okghgxqagq

Programming with Concurrency: Threads, Actors, and Coroutines

Zhen Li, Eileen Kraemer
2013 2013 IEEE International Symposium on Parallel & Distributed Processing, Workshops and Phd Forum  
An Actor is a computational entity that, in response to a message it receives, can concurrently:  ...  The thread synchronization and monitor models available in Java are also fully accessible in Scala.  ...  for these programming activities and the human factors issues involved.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ipdpsw.2013.193 dblp:conf/ipps/LiK13 fatcat:2zqabjg57vcjxm474vfwzraleu
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