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PWWM: A Personal Web Workflow Methodology [chapter]

Marsha Chechik, Jocelyn Simmonds, Sotirios Liaskos, Shiva Nejati, Mehrdad Sabetzadeh, Rick Salay
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Our approach relies heavily on our prior research in goal modeling and operationalization, model matching and merging, and web service monitoring and recovery.  ...  This is also a service precondition (associated to the delivery service): the Rock Baby Rock order service must be invoked before its delivery service can be used. Step 3.2. Static plan generation.  ...  Static plan and web service creation Step 3.1. Query for service providers and expand goal model.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-39995-4_2 fatcat:enw3kr3sgjbhpjjp2pbldnvsl4

Agent-Based Dispatching Enables Autonomous Groupage Traffic

Max Gath, Stefan Edelkamp, Otthein Herzog
2013 Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing Research  
To evaluate the approach we apply multiagent-based simulation and model several scenarios of real world infrastructures with orders provided by our industrial partner.  ...  The complexity and dynamics in groupage traffic require flexible, efficient, and adaptive planning and control processes.  ...  PlaSMA [8] (see: is an agent-based event driven simulation platform that has been designed for modeling, simulation, evaluation, and optimization of planning and  ... 
doi:10.2478/jaiscr-2014-0003 fatcat:mtjoxyv5tfa4laybqb5njennhe

Service Value Stream Mapping in Industrial Product-Service System Performance Management

Friedrich Morlock, Horst Meier
2015 Procedia CIRP  
By the use of those approaches, the delivery phase of services becomes more transparent, but conclusions are marginally drawn or improvements are not initialized from the data base.  ...  Machine manufacturers who additionally offer services and also service providers are facing an increasingly keen competition.  ...  Systems -dynamic interdependencies between products and services in the production area.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2015.02.128 fatcat:h6ztxzvs6ne7hcokv6izbcufgi

Radiation therapy staffing model 2014

Leigh J. Smith, Rachel Kearvell, Anthony J. Arnold, Kevina Choma, Aniko Cooper, Michael R. Young, Donna L. Matthews, Bronwyn Hilder, Debbie Howson, Katherine Fox, Katheryn Churcher
2016 Journal of Medical Radiation Sciences  
Acknowledgements Revision of the model was supported by a grant awarded to the ASMIRT in August 2012 by the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing as part of the "Better Access to Radiation Oncology  ...  own organisational needs and service delivery profiles.  ...  To establish a standardised base for modelling, it was essential that the assumptions made and planning parameters used be defined.  ... 
doi:10.1002/jmrs.198 pmid:27910290 pmcid:PMC5167329 fatcat:xxyeppxdavb2pgwb2u6e22so4m

Agent-based dispatching in groupage traffic

Max Gath, Stefan Edelkamp, Otthein Herzog
2013 2013 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Production and Logistics Systems (CIPLS)  
The results reveal that agent-based dispatching meets the increasing requirements in groupage traffic while supporting the combination of pickup and delivery tours and accommodating request priorities,  ...  The complexity and dynamics in groupage traffic requires flexible, efficient, and adaptive planning and controlling processes.  ...  PlaSMA [8] (see: is an agent-based event driven simulation platform that has been designed for modeling, simulation, evaluation, and optimization of planning  ... 
doi:10.1109/cipls.2013.6595200 dblp:conf/cipls/GathEH13 fatcat:nlrsayi6iza6nlcy5vemih6w3q

Planning and Monitoring Web Service Composition [chapter]

M. Pistore, F. Barbon, P. Bertoli, D. Shaparau, P. Traverso
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper, we exploit techniques based on the "Planning as Model Checking" approach to automatically compose web services and synthesize monitoring components.  ...  services.  ...  Planning via Model Checking The "Planning as Model Checking" framework [5] is a general framework for planning under uncertainty.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-30106-6_11 fatcat:n6joonzn5bcmrbwgdvidvbhkra


Norhamiza Hamzah, Siti Zubaidah Ismail
2020 Journal of Modern Manufacturing Systems and Technology  
Delivery planning is a particular challenge in providing personal security services.  ...  Product Service Systems (PSS) are integrated product and service offerings that provide superior customer value in industrial applications for planning, inventory control, delivery planning and a use jointly  ...  Once the simulation models have been created, the model check is performed by checking the functionality of the selected model.  ... 
doi:10.15282/jmmst.v4i1.3820 fatcat:5amrbsojdnhehegnbji6q5wg6m

Is quality of care a key predictor of perinatal health care utilization and patient satisfaction in Malawi?

Andreea A. Creanga, Sara Gullo, Anne K. Sebert Kuhlmann, Thumbiko W. Msiska, Christine Galavotti
2017 BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth  
Separate logistic regression models were fitted to examine predictors of family planning, antenatal, delivery, and postnatal service utilization and of complete satisfaction with each of these services  ...  Women reported high overall satisfaction (≥85%) with all types of services examined, higher for antenatal and postnatal care than for family planning and delivery care.  ...  Specifically, the regression model of satisfaction with family planning services was also adjusted for the ownership of the facility where services were last received (Government, private/mission-based  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12884-017-1331-7 pmid:28532462 pmcid:PMC5440969 fatcat:g4ird56hxnhpngzffdb7h43mdy

A New Supply Service Model for Retail Delivery Businesses

2016 DEStech Transactions on Engineering and Technology Research  
This study proposed a new delivery model that reduces both the company's delivery cost and the customer's stock cost, without any inconvenience to customers.  ...  So the transportation sector requires service companies to be environmentally friendly while maintaining delivery quality.  ...  Basic delivery plans are quarterly. Delivery schedules, on either weekly or biweekly bases, are output as delivery instructions.  ... 
doi:10.12783/dtetr/amita2016/3679 fatcat:jtebjtr6avchlpgwbf3g6g4q6u

The use of reproductive healthcare at commune health stations in a changing health system in Vietnam

Anh D Ngo, Peter S Hill
2011 BMC Health Services Research  
While the CHS retains significant utilization rates, it is under challenge by preferences for hospital-based delivery and the growing use of private ANC services.  ...  Women who were farmers, earning a lower income, having more than 2 children, and living in a rural area were more likely than others to use ANC, delivery, and/or gynecological check-up services at the  ...  and delivery service by health facility Health Facility Antenatal check-up (n = 857) Delivery (n = 942) Gyn.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1472-6963-11-237 pmid:21943073 pmcid:PMC3189878 fatcat:qov7moldgfhutmmfwax2a4qrsi

The role of health extension workers in improving utilization of maternal health services in rural areas in Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Araya Medhanyie, Mark Spigt, Yohannes Kifle, Nikki Schaay, David Sanders, Roman Blanco, Dinant GeertJan, Yemane Berhane
2012 BMC Health Services Research  
However, their contribution to the improvement in health facility delivery, postnatal check up and use of iodized salt seems insignificant.  ...  Conclusions: The HEWs seem to have substantial contribution in several aspects of utilization of maternal health services but their insignificant contribution in improving health facility delivery and  ...  Research Initiative -Canadian Institutes of Health Research, International Development Research Centre, Health Canada and Canadian International Development Agencywith input from the Canadian Health Services  ... 
doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-352 pmid:23043288 pmcid:PMC3496586 fatcat:p3vl5llntvatxblfleb7ccqvru

Variation in quality of preventive care for well adults in Indigenous community health centres in Australia

Ross S Bailie, Damin Si, Christine M Connors, Ru Kwedza, Lynette O'Donoghue, Catherine Kennedy, Rhonda Cox, Helen Liddle, Jenny Hains, Michelle C Dowden, Hugh P Burke, Alex Brown (+2 others)
2011 BMC Health Services Research  
Main outcome measures: i) adherence to delivery of guideline-scheduled services within the previous 24 months, including basic measurements, laboratory investigations, oral health checks, and brief intervention  ...  However, there is deficiency of information on the extent to which preventive services are delivered in Indigenous communities.  ...  Acknowledgements This project would not be possible without the active support, enthusiasm and commitment of staff and management of the participating health services and the contribution made by the wider  ... 
doi:10.1186/1472-6963-11-139 pmid:21627846 pmcid:PMC3120646 fatcat:tpeklezvv5d7dmurzs7sj7gvay

Using a model-driven transformational approach and service-oriented architecture for service delivery management

S. Kumaran, P. Bishop, T. Chao, P. Dhoolia, P. Jain, R. Jaluka, H. Ludwig, A. Moyer, A. Nigam
2007 IBM Systems Journal  
offerings with parameterized and rule-based service plans; it provides a scalable competency-based approach to service delivery; it organizes delivery capability along with optimal competencies based  ...  It enables global-delivery model-based process automation with planning and scheduling components which factor location-based variables into the planning process; it provides an optimized set of service  ... 
doi:10.1147/sj.463.0513 fatcat:6ka7vdcn7ffgrkqhzituek3xxm

Efficient health care service delivery using network analysis: a case study of Kwara State, Nigeria

B.A. Oyelere, S.A. Raji, G.M. Oyeyemi, A.O. Salami, F.W. Bello
2017 Ethiopian Journal of Environmental Studies and Management  
This paper addresses challenges with prompt health care delivery using Network Analysis of Critical Path Model (CPM) to plan the hospital capacity with a view to achieving prompt health care service delivery  ...  The average total time spent in the hospital was 43 minutes but with effective capacity planning using network analysis the total time was reduced to 18 minutes and the critical path (activities) were  ...  Therefore, with effective planning using critical path (activities) model, time spent in hospital system by patient and total cost of health care service delivery are minimized.  ... 
doi:10.4314/ejesm.v10i2.5 fatcat:kuojr4hnmfaflntnyccnyzbtrm

Data flow model of a total service quality management system

Chia-hao Chang, Jimming T. Lin
1991 Computers & industrial engineering  
The design integrated the pre-service delivery stage, service delivery stage and post-service delivery stage into one single model, similar to the structure of a total manufacturing quality management  ...  The model can be used as the base for further development toward a computer integrated service quality management information system.  ...  Based on the time standards defined for all the service delivery procedures, an overall manpower requirements plan is developed.  ... 
doi:10.1016/0360-8352(91)90074-g fatcat:nkug4tocwbhdrgpzlvlhhvame4
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