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Factors affecting the implementation of the taxi Recapitalisation Project: the Department of Transport

Germinah Evelyn Chiloane-Tsoka
2017 Problems and Perspectives in Management  
TRP, (iii) establish the role of the South African National Taxi Council (SANTACO) in the implementation of the Taxi Recapitalization Project.  ...  The objective of the paper was (i) to investigate factors affecting the implementation of government's TRP by the Department of Transport, (ii) investigate the pillars informing the implementation of the  ...  apply at every level of the hierarchy.  ... 
doi:10.21511/ppm.14(4).2016.03 fatcat:oxgwgjvwr5e2hlytovdhhozsfq

The PSN tribe

John Mylopoulos
1992 Computers and Mathematics with Applications  
During these stages, the designer is concerned with understanding the problem at hand and then proceeding with the specification of an initial conceptual design of an information system that meets stated  ...  In parallel, attempts were made to apply some of the representation ideas embodied in PSN to the task of developing suitable languages for the early stages of information system design.  ...  THE TELOS FAMILY A key premise underlying the Taxis project is that knowledge representation ideas can be (usefully) adopted for the task of information system design, because they facilitate the conceptualization  ... 
doi:10.1016/0898-1221(92)90142-5 fatcat:e6nznrylbrbxrmyktdxrzhbf6q

Background of Software and Business Process Modeling [chapter]

Christian Schalles
2012 Usability Evaluation of Modeling Languages  
Other models are less obvious such as project plans, specifications, designs and metrics [Ludewig, 2003]. In order to distinguish models from other artefacts, specific criteria are needed.  ...  On the other hand, the model must mirror at least some properties of the original. • Pragmatic criterion: the model can replace the original for some purpose, i.e. the model is useful. C.  ...  To organize the complexity of the real-world scenarios, a set of similar entities at the instance level are identified and classified at the model level.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-658-00051-6_2 fatcat:lkm5cukcsrcylextgywubzpqdq

Semantic data models

Joan Peckham, Fred Maryanski
1988 ACM Computing Surveys  
The paper concludes with a discussion of future directions in the area of conceptual data modeling.  ...  Semantic data models have emerged from a requirement for more expressive conceptual data models.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The work of J. Peckham and F. Maryanski was partially supported by grant ECS-8401487 from the National Science Foundation. The work of J.  ... 
doi:10.1145/62061.62062 fatcat:h2rectvc3jhtdovihnjljkxffu

Designing and modelling Havana's future bus rapid transit

James P. Warren, Adriana Ortegon-Sanchez
2016 Proceedings of the Institute of Civil Engineers: Urban Design and Planning  
The system is based on an expert-led visioning process and Cuba's official planning documents, which define the high-level design criteria and their objectives.  ...  Building on the experiences of BRT systems that operate in other Latin American cities, a conceptual design for Havana's BRT system is defined in terms of the key institutional, technical and financial  ...  Acknowledgements The authors acknowledge the funding from The British Embassy, Havana, which provided seed funding through the Bilateral Partnership Fund; University College London (through the UCL Grand  ... 
doi:10.1680/jurdp.15.00015 fatcat:uy25a26tlffvhek7unil5ywp2a

An Experimental Approach to Understanding the Impacts of Monitoring Methods on Use Intentions for Autonomous Vehicle Services: Survey Evidence from Japan

Ryosuke Abe, Yusuke Kita, Daisuke Fukuda
2020 Sustainability  
In particular, the survey is designed to understand how individuals react to unattended operations and remote monitoring in road passenger services including buses and taxis; the survey includes direct  ...  questions about intentions to use autonomous buses and taxis and a stated choice experiment based on the respondents' preferences over their current mode of transportation and autonomous taxis.  ...  Random coefficient Not significant at the 10% level Not random Not significant at the 10% level Only "Remote system-based" is used.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12062157 fatcat:zwagyremvjgrjchk2nfwawmrma

Drawing Orders: Lines with/out Bodies

Seray TÜRKAY COŞKUN
2020 Grid - architecture, planning and design journal  
Article Information An investigation of architectural drawing offers a textual analysis of architecture and a critical perspective to discuss the architectural qualities established with(in) the drawing  ...  By drawings, how lines with/out bodies conceptualized order for different architectures and significantly determined their historiographies become visible.  ...  operates through three levels of formal devices: (1) taxis, which divides architectural works into parts; (2) genera, the individual elements that populate the parts as divided by taxis; and (3) symmetry  ... 
doi:10.37246/grid.589369 fatcat:46mykpge5jd77hwa34ynbonge4

Incremental event conceptualization and natural language generation in monitoring environments

Markus Guhe, Christopher Habel, Heike Tappe
2000 Proceedings of the first international conference on Natural language generation - INLG '00  
It does so by conceptualizing events and building up a hierarchical knowledge representation of the perceived states of affairs.  ...  In this paper we present a psycholinguistically motivated architecture and its prototypical implementation for an incremental conceptualizer, which monitors dynamic changes in the world and simultaneously  ...  Consequently, a language production system designed for verbalizing what the system perceives has to deal with information stemming from multiple modalities, e.g. auditory and spatial.  ... 
doi:10.3115/1118253.1118266 dblp:conf/inlg/GuheHT00 fatcat:e6n5cwzlfneezibcksc5n4r7fa

New mobility services: Taxonomy, innovation and the role of ICTs

Takeru Shibayama, Guenter Emberger
2020 Transport Policy  
"car-pooling" is what is called "car-sharing" in the UK.  ...  Other variations of terminologies related to NMS are mentioned in the following sections as necessary. 2 2 2 2 Vehicle sharing Vehicle sharing Vehicle sharing Vehicle sharing 2.  ...  With a few exceptions that Sperling (2018) names such as taxi stands at airports, sharing a taxi is in most cases an informal user behavior rather than an organized service.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.tranpol.2020.05.024 fatcat:moipyak23ra7jbiz74q3lmfzem

How to create a business model: Taxiwoman case study

Ruben Macías Acosta, Manuel Díaz Flores, Gladys García Sandoval
2016 RAN  
The Taxiwoman Project is a successful example of a business project design using the Canvas methodology.  ...  This methodology allows for the appropriate organization of projects in that it encompasses all of the fundamental business elements.  ...  the Taxiwoman project.  ... 
doaj:733508bc20d4468abb8c79bfddb5069e fatcat:w5l6qjl4fvavvhqsnvd7sdnihm

On the Limits of Design: What Are the Conceptual Constraints on Designing Artificial Intelligence for Social Good? [chapter]

Jakob Mökander
2021 The 2018 Yearbook of the Digital Ethics Lab  
Using Floridi's notion of how to design the 'infosphere' as a starting point, in this chapter I consider the question: what are the limits of design, i.e. what are the conceptual constraints on designing  ...  Finally, five design principles are presented which are aimed at helping policymakers manage the internal and external constraints on design.  ...  For the purpose of exploring the limits of design, I argue that the Philosophy of Information is a fruitful attempt to address this conceptual vacuum by adopting an information-centric level of abstraction  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-80083-3_5 fatcat:ule4astcx5d2pas5z5enwldc7y

MONET

Lin Qi, Markus Schneider
2012 Proceedings of the Third ACM SIGSPATIAL International Workshop on GeoStreaming - IWGS '12  
Spatial networks are ubiquitous and have been widely used in transportation, traffic planning, navigation as well as in Geographical Information System (GIS) applications.  ...  A query language, called MONET QL (MONET Query Language), allows a clear description of and access to moving objects in spatial networks and to provides high-level operations on them.  ...  By the corresponding modifications to schemas, it benefits us both from the conceptual level as well as the implementation level.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2442968.2442975 dblp:conf/gis/QiS12 fatcat:xajejrzgabawncbxisi5utvk2q

Encompassing Payment for Heterogeneous Travelling - Design Implications for a Virtual Currency based Payment Mechanism for Intermodal Public Transport
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Markus C. Beutel, Karl-Heinz Krempels
2014 Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Smart Grids and Green IT Systems  
This work examines existing virtual payment mechanisms and projects them onto the setting of the mobility sector.  ...  First, mechanism design is determined by companies strategies, the competitive environment and the access to the providing software platform.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work was founded by German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology for project Mobility Broker.  ... 
doi:10.5220/0004977203050310 dblp:conf/smartgreens/BeutelK14 fatcat:n5geo2ctnrdj5cqx2pbtn7duge

An Improved Route-Finding Algorithm Using Ubiquitous Ontology-Based Experiences Modeling

Maryam Barzegar, Abolghasem Sadeghi-Niaraki, Maryam Shakeri, Soo-Mi Choi
2019 Complexity  
Due to the intelligence of ubiquitous Geospatial Information System (GIS), any experience from any user can be received and stored.  ...  Every day, people are hired in different organizations and old and retiring employees are eliminated from enterprise systems.  ...  However, databases are situated at the lower level of abstraction and they are mainly designed to meet the requirements of a particular application or corporation, and when the requirements change, the  ... 
doi:10.1155/2019/9584397 fatcat:6sefbehxprd67h5gr2k5zlj3me

Conceptual Design of a Departure Planner Decision Aid [chapter]

2001 Air Transportation Systems Engineering  
This paper presents the conceptual system architecture for such an automation aid, the Departure Planner (DP).  ...  The design of such systems is expected to increase the overall efficiency of terminal area operations and yield benefits for all stakeholders involved in Air Traffic Management (ATM) operations, users  ...  The authors would also like to acknowledge the cooperation and courtesy of the Boston Tower and TRACON in providing access for field observations.  ... 
doi:10.2514/5.9781600866630.0343.0365 fatcat:uvgqy6er2jac5nl7n73oowm7zu
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