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Applications of inexact programming methods to waste management under uncertainty: current status and future directions

Wei Sun, Chunjiang An, Gongchen Li, Ying Lv
2014 Environmental Systems Research  
To obtain a snapshot of these studies, this paper gives a review on recent developments, applications, challenges, and barriers associated with inexact programming techniques in supporting waste management  ...  Waste management problems are subject to uncertainties presented as intervals, random variables and/or fuzzy sets.  ...  Acknowledgement This research was supported by the Natural Sciences Foundation of China (71303017), the Program for Innovative Research Team (IRT1127), the MOE Key Project Program (311013), the Natural  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40068-014-0015-9 fatcat:3gpvi2pobrg4znwlag55wq52am

A multi-fuel management model for a community-level district heating system under multiple uncertainties

D.Z. Fu, Z.Y. Zheng, H.B. Shi, Rui Xiao, G.H. Huang, Y.P. Li
2017 Energy  
The proposed model is based on the integration of interval parameter programming and single-sided fuzzy chance-constrained programming within an improved stochastic programming framework to tackle the  ...  In this study, an interval two-stage double-stochastic single-sided fuzzy chance-constrained programming model is developed for supporting fuel management of a community-level district heating system (  ...  Formulation of an interval two-stage double-stochastic singlesided fuzzy chance-constrained programming To handle the multiple uncertainties, an interval two-stage double-stochastic single-sided fuzzy  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.energy.2017.04.031 fatcat:nir44o7xozdshmfq4owlx6wcvu

The Vessel Schedule Recovery Problem (VSRP) – A MIP model for handling disruptions in liner shipping

Berit D. Brouer, Jakob Dirksen, David Pisinger, Christian E.M. Plum, Bo Vaaben
2013 European Journal of Operational Research  
We illustrate the application of these ideas in four major problems: a) integration of planning and scheduling in batch processes that lead to large-scale mixed-integer linear programs, b) optimization  ...  of planning and vehicle-routing models, d) optimization of oilfield infrastructures under uncertainty that lead to multistage stochastic programming problems with endogenous uncertain parameters.  ...  We consider the probabilistic constrained stochastic programming problem where the decision variables are integers and the random right-hand side vector follows an r-concave discrete distribution.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2012.08.016 fatcat:c27kagfnxnhjfbil2rydhjhomm

Intensional Cyberforensics [article]

Serguei A. Mokhov
2014 arXiv   pre-print
This work focuses on the application of intensional logic to cyberforensic analysis and its benefits and difficulties are compared with the finite-state-automata approach.  ...  This work extends the use of the intensional programming paradigm to the modeling and implementation of a cyberforensics investigation process with backtracing of event reconstruction, in which evidence  ...  Definition 36. upon (stands for advances upon): unlike asa, upon switches context of its left-hand-side operand if the right-hand side is true.  ... 
arXiv:1312.0466v2 fatcat:q5ovtsdzt5hqbn7rxpiobhjgzi

From surfaces to objects: computer vision and three dimensional scene analysis

1990 ChoiceReviews  
There are many people I would like to thank for their help with the work and the book. Each year there are a few more people I have had the pleasure of working and sharing ideas with.  ...  The middle chapters, seven and eight, describe how objects are represented and selected, and thus how one can pass from an iconic to a symbolic scene representation.  ...  The following abbreviations are used: ANCAI -American National Conference on Artificial Intelligence IJCAI -International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence SRI -Stanford Research Institute  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.27-2755 fatcat:cpli4dhclfblfgummz5ohq72ce

Massive Wireless Energy Transfer: Enabling Sustainable IoT Towards 6G Era [article]

Onel L. Alcaraz López, Hirley Alves, Richard Demo Souza, Samuel Montejo-Sánchez, Evelio M. García Fernández, Matti Latva-aho
2021 arXiv   pre-print
difficult/impossible [31] , and iii) great chances of reaching positions with LOS channels to the IoT devices for downlink WET and downlink/uplink WIT.  ...  In the latter case, some statistical Soft-clustering (where there is only a probabilistic certainty of belonging to certain cluster), probabilistic optimization and novel networking mechanisms (to promote  ... 
arXiv:1912.05322v2 fatcat:vb54qm4ksbcejhfkhzm3sshq5m

Intelligent Computing Research Studies in Life Science

Dr. Thilagamani S
2019 International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences  
Lee etal proposes an application which consists of mobile health monitoring. This includes various subsystems and interfaces for processing and management [17]. III.  ...  about this Special Issue This special issue is highly related to communication and software application for medical and health care systems towards providing safe, enhanced service to the society.  ...  Every hub thinks about an applicant hub. The hub, which versatile hub chooses to lessen covering is known as right hand hub.  ... 
doi:10.22376/ijpbs/10.sp01/oct/2019.1-142 fatcat:6fc5ghwmjbgrphetiablavajxm

CONSIDERATIONS IN THE DESIGN OF TREATMENT BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES (BMPs) TO IMPROVE WATER QUALITY

Thomas O' Connor, Daniel Sullivan, Michael Clar, B. J. Barfield
2003 Proceedings of the Water Environment Federation  
To meet this mandate, EPA's research program is providing data and technical support for solving environmental problems today and building a science knowledge base necessary to manage our ecological resources  ...  The challenge now facing us is to address pollution associated with storm water runoff, since this is now the last major threat to water quality.  ...  Section 307(c) of the CZMA requires any applicant seeking a Federal permit to furnish a certification that the proposed activity will comply with the State's coastal zone management program.  ... 
doi:10.2175/193864703784828471 fatcat:reu3z3oc5raolavb6nswhpi76m

Penilaian Kualiti Laporan EIA Dalam Aspek Kajian Hakisan Tanah [article]

Abdul Mahmud
2020 Figshare  
In this study, an EIA review package was designed to assess the quality of the EIA report.  ...  The scale of measurement 0 to 5 has been used to rating score quality for each item. 35 samples of EIA report for housing projects from the year 2012 to 2016 were evaluated.  ...  Probabilistic and randomization is the sampling method used in this study.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.12095736 fatcat:fzsit3wyqjc3fni4no4zzopz5e

Introduction to information retrieval

2009 ChoiceReviews  
The first web crawler appears to be Matthew Gray's Wanderer, written in the spring of 1993.  ...  The Mercator crawler is due to Najork and Heydon (Najork and Heydon 2001; ; the treatment in this chapter follows their work.  ...  It is therefore equivalent to rank documents by their odds of relevance. The left term on the right-hand side of Equation (11.11) is a constant for a given query.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.46-2715 fatcat:ruwoe46pgzcupjygnwbnit4z3u

Learning to compress and search visual data in large-scale systems [article]

Sohrab Ferdowsi
2019 arXiv   pre-print
For the developed algorithms, three important applications are developed.  ...  Finally, the proposed algorithms are used to solve ill-posed inverse problems. In particular, the problems of image denoising and compressive sensing are addressed with promising results.  ...  be a quadratic program with linear constraints.  ... 
arXiv:1901.08437v1 fatcat:bqtixilyt5c7pb2uphjkkw5ivm

Intelligence, physics and information – the tradeoff between accuracy and simplicity in machine learning [article]

Tailin Wu
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Fourthly, to make models more robust to label noise, we introduce Rank Pruning, a robust algorithm for classification with noisy labels.  ...  Firstly, how can we make the learning models more flexible and efficient, so that agents can learn quickly with fewer examples?  ...  We use noisy label to mimic realistic settings where the data may be noisy and also to have controllable difficulty for different classes.  ... 
arXiv:2001.03780v2 fatcat:piduzlhoafcjhhsgthulbbhtke

Knowledge acquisition: Past, present and future

Brian R. Gaines
2013 International Journal of Human-Computer Studies  
What might have been is an abstraction remaining a perpetual possibility only in world of speculation." (T.S. Eliot, Four Quartets)  ...  began but backwards through the millennia to the beginnings of knowledge capture and forwards through the foreseeable future to speculate on reasonable expectations, appropriate targets and potential  ...  Wojciechowski (2001) models the growth of knowledge as process whereby more knowledge must be continuously created to combat the adverse side-effects of the application of prior knowledge.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijhcs.2012.10.010 fatcat:2o7hyaugqbgebfatpprz6uij3a

Transaction Costs and Environmental Policy: An Assessment Framework and Literature Review

Kerry Krutilla
2011 International Review of Environmental and Resource Economics  
The review also considers the empirical literature on transaction costs associated with environmental policy-making, and current practices to record some categories of transaction costs in regulatory impact  ...  This article develops a framework for environmental policy analysis based on an encompassing assessment of transaction costs.  ...  Acknowledgements We wish to acknowledge useful comments from colleagues at Indiana University, including Dan Cole, Rob Fischman, John Graham, Elinor Ostrom, and Ken Richards.  ... 
doi:10.1561/101.00000035 fatcat:nrt2yeq2azcr3nd7tzp4m7ax7u

DYNAMIC PROGRAMMING STRATEGIES FOR ANALYZING BIOMOLECULAR SEQUENCES [chapter]

Kun-Mao Chao
2004 Selected Topics in Post-Genome Knowledge Discovery  
Here we introduce these basic ideas by developing dynamic-programming solutions for problems from different application areas.  ...  an optimal solution, and the traceback for delivering an optimal solution.  ...  The author would like to thank Drs. Louis Chen and Louxin Zhang for their support and encouragement.  ... 
doi:10.1142/9789812794840_0001 fatcat:d2c7nvvc75fwbpmhrak74vhm4u
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