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A fast and flexible MRI system for the study of dynamic vocal tract shaping

Sajan Goud Lingala, Yinghua Zhu, Yoon-Chul Kim, Asterios Toutios, Shrikanth Narayanan, Krishna S. Nayak
2016 Magnetic Resonance in Medicine  
, (c) on-the-fly view-sharing reconstruction, and (d) off-line temporal finite difference constrained reconstruction.  ...  Purpose: The aim of this work was to develop and evaluate an MRI-based system for study of dynamic vocal tract shaping during speech production, which provides high spatial and temporal resolution.  ...  Comparisons of the offline constrained reconstruction against viewsharing demonstrated improvements in preserving true temporal resolution with constrained reconstruction, by Single-slice RT-MRI acquisition  ... 
doi:10.1002/mrm.26090 pmid:26778178 pmcid:PMC4947574 fatcat:kpyz3to3i5ep3jnbrnap6nowdq

Planning with Sharable Resource Constraints

Philippe Laborie, Malik Ghallab
1995 International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence  
of the search This paper presents a temporal planner, LxTeT, which integrates sharable resource management into the process of plan generation In IxTeT, planning operators are described as temporal structures  ...  When planning systems deal with realistic domains, they must cope with a large variety of constraints imposed by the environment such as temporal or resource constraints The robustness of the generated  ...  and AUard, 1983] which provides a trade off between the efficiency of the search and the quality of the solution in terms of flexibility The estimate / of a partial plan V at a given node is a combination  ... 
dblp:conf/ijcai/LaborieG95 fatcat:zfeb73hb4vaqpbmlw4azgouuwe

Risk-sensitive plan execution for connected sustainable home

Masahiro Ono, Wesley Graybill, Brian C. Williams
2012 Proceedings of the Fourth ACM Workshop on Embedded Sensing Systems for Energy-Efficiency in Buildings - BuildSys '12  
This paper presents a risk-sensitive model-based plan executive, p-Sulu, as well as its application to energy-efficient room temperature control of a smart residential building called Connected Sustainable  ...  Furthermore, in the presence of uncertainties in the solar radiation and the outdoor temperature, p-Sulu robustly operates within a user-specified upper bound on the probability of constraint violations  ...  Formally, a chance-constrained qualitative state plan (CCQSP) is a four-tuple P = E,A,T , C , where E is a set of discrete events, A is a set of episodes, T is a set of flexible temporal constraints, and  ... 
doi:10.1145/2422531.2422541 dblp:conf/sensys/OnoGW12 fatcat:q7hcyml6w5gg3ilsrhrwazhsha

Joint Econometric Analysis of Temporal and Spatial Flexibility of Activities, Vehicle Type Choice, and Primary Driver Selection

Sabreena Anowar, Naveen Eluru, Luis F. Miranda-Moreno, Martin Lee-Gosselin
2015 Transportation Research Record  
The current research effort examines the relationship among four individual level daily activity travel choice processes: spatial flexibility of the activity, temporal flexibility of the activity, activity  ...  choice of temporal flexibility, spatial flexibility, vehicle type choice and primary driver selection.  ...  Specifically, the dimensions that exhibited strong correlations include: spatial flexibility (pre-planned) and temporal flexibility (pre-planned).  ... 
doi:10.3141/2495-04 fatcat:c5fff3x3gzgozluofcxu3fmuxu

SAPA: A Multi-objective Metric Temporal Planner

M. Do, S. Kambhampati
2003 The Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research  
interactions and metric resource limitations into account and (iii) a linear time greedy post-processing technique to improve execution flexibility of the solution plans.  ...  It is designed to be capable of handling the multi-objective nature of metric temporal planning.  ...  We also thank the JAIR reviewers for their very helpful comments. This research is supported in part by the NSF grant IRI-9801676, and the NASA grants NAG2-1461 and NCC-1225.  ... 
doi:10.1613/jair.1156 fatcat:67c27ekdczaahek5mgymwjp2au

Mathematical models for job-shop scheduling problems with routing and process plan flexibility

Cemal Özgüven, Lale Özbakır, Yasemin Yavuz
2010 Applied Mathematical Modelling  
One natural measure of the quality of a POP is its flexibility, which is defined to be the total number of sequential plans it embodies (i.e., its linearizations).  ...  In this paper, we develop and strengthen mixed-integer linear programming (MILP) models for three proxy functions: two from the POP literature and a third novel function based on the temporal flexibility  ...  Do and Kambhampati [8] studied the problem of generating a flexible order-constrained plan by minimizing the number of ordering constraints in a plan.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.apm.2009.09.002 fatcat:27lzs37wbrc5feygovoim6c23u

Change in Use and Development of Public Squares Considering Daily Temporalities

Dounia Cherfaoui, Nadia Djelal
2018 Articulo: Journal of Urban Research  
Drawing on Thévenot´s work, Gardella (2006) identifies three regimes of engagement: (1) the regime of justification requires principles to legitimize the position; (2) the regime of the plan refers to  ...  39The results of this study can serve architects and planners to improve and adapt the square’s development to the changing uses considering the daily temporalities.  ... 
doi:10.4000/articulo.3809 fatcat:4lfxw53pqzhfrisyds4fgglwny

Planning Nonlinear Access Paths for Temporal Bone Surgery [article]

Johannes Fauser and Georgios Sakas and Anirban Mukhopadhyay
2018 arXiv   pre-print
Methods: We define a specific motion planning problem in SE(3) = R3 x SO(3) with notable constraints in computation time and goal pose that reflect the requirements of temporal bone surgery.We then present  ...  Purpose: Interventions at the otobasis operate in the narrow region of the temporal bone where several highly sensitive organs define obstacles with minimal clearance for surgical instruments.  ...  The planning of trajectories for (unmanned) aerial vehicles such as drones or missiles also requires curvature constrained motion planning.  ... 
arXiv:1802.07546v1 fatcat:jpveqtggh5hyvlrkfsrjgo2r54

Mixed-Initiative Planning in Space Mission Operations

John L. Bresina, Paul H. Morris
2007 The AI Magazine  
Acknowledgements We would like to acknowledge the many contributions of the rest of the MAPGEN team: Mitch Ai-Chang (test lead), Len Charest (integration lead), Brian Chafin (APGEN cognizant engineer),  ...  However, in the current hyperextended operations phase, now that the planning process is more scripted and restricted, the plan-all operation is being applied more frequently.  ...  The system also supports an activity movement operation, called constrained-move, which takes advantage of the flexibility in the STN.  ... 
doi:10.1609/aimag.v28i2.2041 dblp:journals/aim/BresinaM07 fatcat:5cbudlx4rzd2hb4mz4d7gk3244

Advances in the scalable amendment of H.264/AVC

Hsiang-chun Huang, Wen-hsiao Peng, Tihao Chiang, Hsueh-ming Hang
2007 IEEE Communications Magazine  
In particular, robust FGS (RFGS) [9] uses leaky prediction to improve coding efficiency while constraining drifting errors.  ...  In SVC FGS, the enhancement layer information is used to improve the temporal prediction.  ...  The series will be published twice a year, in April and October, with the first issue planned for October 2005.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mcom.2007.284540 fatcat:36tdyfhdznhstaqbutjlkksrfe

Scheduling in a Planning Environment

Antonio Garrido Tejero, Miguel A. Salido, Federico Barber
2000 Planen und Konfigurieren  
Hence, both specific planning and scheduling optimisation criteria are used in order to improve the behaviour of the integrated system, its efficiency and the quality of the obtained plan.  ...  In a real planning problem, there exists a set of constraints (both temporal constraints and resource usage constraints) which must be satisfied in order to obtain a feasible plan.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work is proposed in the Intelligent Planning & Scheduling Group of the Polytechnic University of Valencia ( and partially supported by the grant  ... 
dblp:conf/puk/GarridoSB00 fatcat:yxi34vpp3rdljdwxthv6fgj7ae

Resolving Over-Constrained Temporal Problems with Uncertainty through Conflict-Directed Relaxation

Peng Yu, Brian Williams, Cheng Fang, Jing Cui, Patrik Haslum
2017 The Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research  
Thanks to its conflict-driven approach for computing relaxations, BCDR achieves one to two orders of magnitude improvements on runtime performance when compared to state-of-the-art numerical solvers.  ...  The core of the decision assistant is the Best-first Conflict-Directed Relaxation (BCDR) algorithm, which can detect conflicting sets of constraints within temporal problems, and computes continuous relaxations  ...  We would like to acknowledge financial support from the Boeing Company under grant MIT-BA-GTA-1; the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency under contract number HR0011-15-C-0098; the Defense Advanced  ... 
doi:10.1613/jair.5431 fatcat:vfnwbyzxybdmxogdpi5s5jbsre

Re-designing process architectures towards a framework of design dimensions

Alexei Lapouchnian, Eric Yu, Arnon Sturm
2015 2015 IEEE 9th International Conference on Research Challenges in Information Science (RCIS)  
While efforts have been dedicated to the analysis and design of business processes, the question of how processes in an organization should best relate to each other (i.e., the design of the BPA) has received  ...  Together, these processes and their interrelationships constitute the business process architecture (BPA) of the organization.  ...  ., our BPA analysis requires GMs to be constructed only for the PEs in the volatile portions of the domain, where flexibility is needed to accommodate change.  ... 
doi:10.1109/rcis.2015.7128881 dblp:conf/rcis/LapouchnianYS15 fatcat:bjmlfgmpbbarpfinttasrb66je

The difficulty of agreeing about constraints

Patricia Beldade, Paul M. Brakefield
2003 Evolution & Development  
A temporal framework is certainly fundamental in discussions about the relevance of constraints.  ...  The wider the coverage of different lineages, the more likely one is to find a candidate "constrained phenotype" not represented in a narrower range of taxa.  ...  A temporal framework is certainly fundamental in discussions about the relevance of constraints.  ... 
doi:10.1046/j.1525-142x.2003.03018.x pmid:12622728 fatcat:ei7j3xvc5bhffmkcvq7zxv5vcu

Alternating Minimization Based Trajectory Generation for Quadrotor Aggressive Flight [article]

Zhepei Wang, Xin Zhou, Chao Xu, Jian Chu, Fei Gao
2020 arXiv   pre-print
With much research has been conducted into trajectory planning for quadrotors, planning with spatial and temporal optimal trajectories in real-time is still challenging.  ...  By incorporating the method into our alternating structure, a constrained minimization algorithm is constructed to optimize trajectories on the premise of feasibility.  ...  The recursive check and samplingbased check may have false positives under rough temporal Unconstrained Unconstrained Unconstrained Constrained Constrained Constrained Unconstrained Constrained resolution  ... 
arXiv:2002.10629v1 fatcat:gtywbqrgoff7tbe7mm666vt32e
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