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An Approach to Distribution of Object-Oriented Applications in Loosely Coupled Networks

Sandeep Purao, Hemant K. Jain, Derek L. Nazareth
2002 Journal of Management Information Systems  
Issues in the distribution design of object- oriented databases. In M.T. Oszu, U. Dayal, and P. Valduriez (eds.), Distributed Object Man- agement.  ...  Cost-driven evaluation of vertical class partition- ing in object-oriented databases. In R.W. Topor and K.  ... 
doi:10.1080/07421222.2002.11045689 fatcat:bmo57pqnvzb2zgcbsxn25j5nlm

An objective function for vertically partitioning relations in distributed databases and its analysis

Sharma Chakravarthy, Jaykumar Muthuraj, Ravi Varadarajan, Shamkant B. Navathe
1994 Distributed and parallel databases  
The design of distributed databases is an optimization problem requiring solutions to several interrelated problems including: data fragmentation, allocation, and local optimization.  ...  W e rst provide a comparison of work in the area of data clustering and distributed databases to highlight the thrust of this work.  ...  Each problem phase can be solved with several di erent approaches thereby making the distributed database design a very di cult task. Traditionally database design has been heuristic in nature.  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf01267326 fatcat:vdsheddxevfqpchgowx3joiwwi

Seismic drift demands in multi-storey cross-laminated timber buildings

Cagatay Demirci, Christian Málaga-Chuquitaype, Lorenzo Macorini
2017 Earthquake engineering & structural dynamics (Print)  
The response of a set of 60 CLT buildings of varying number of storeys and panel fragmentation levels representative of a wide range of structural configurations subjected to 1656 real earthquake records  ...  Accordingly, nonlinear regression models are developed for estimating the global and inter-storey drifts demands on multistorey CLT buildings.  ...  (Δ ) as obtained from the nonlinear response history analysis and the product of the roof yield displacement (Δ 1, ) times the corresponding behaviour factor ( ) employed for the design of the structure  ... 
doi:10.1002/eqe.3003 fatcat:6yye5zadtzfzfdruadhhmuqo3e

Impact of deforestation on habitat connectivity thresholds for large carnivores in tropical forests

Miriam A. Zemanova, Humberto L. Perotto-Baldivieso, Emily L. Dickins, Andrew B. Gill, John P. Leonard, David B. Wester
2017 Ecological Processes  
Results: Over the period of 1976-2005, the amount of natural vegetation has decreased by more than 40% in all locations with the biggest changes occurring between 1991 and 2000.  ...  The objectives were (1) to quantify the spatial and temporal distribution of natural vegetation for five common deforestation patterns and (2) to evaluate the connectivity associated with these patterns  ...  Spatial databases for Bolivia were downloaded from the Bolivian Natural Resources Digital Center (http://cdrnbolivia.org/index.htm). Availability of data and materials  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13717-017-0089-1 fatcat:hqa7v5i5jrdxhdxehdji6ps5em

Nln-Live, An Application For Live Non-Linear And Interactive Instrumental Music

Than Van Nispen Tot Pannerden
2014 Proceedings of the SMC Conferences  
Acknowledgments The author would like to thank Muziekinstituut MultiMedia (MiMM), HKU University of the Arts Utrecht, Het Gelders Orkest, Ludwig ensemble, EYE Filmmuseum, Buma Stemra, Samsung, Ernst van  ...  Nonlinear music in games can be considered as a very broad range of music techniques and strategies in order to make the music correspond to the nonlinear and interactive nature of video games.  ...  , response time to the interaction will be [5] ).  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.850662 fatcat:wpadvj3qj5dcpi32sluivvbiju

A genetic algorithm-based clustering approach for database partitioning

Chun-Hung Cheng, Wing-Kin Lee, Kam-Fai Wong
2002 IEEE Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics Part C (Applications and Reviews)  
In a typical distributed/parallel database system, a request mostly accesses a subset of the entire database.  ...  For this reason, data partitioning and data allocation are performance critical issues in distributed database application design. In this paper, we are dealing with data partitioning.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors wish to thank the anonymous referees for numerous insightful comments, which resulted in important improvements in the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tsmcc.2002.804444 fatcat:rxmnszxhhjgi7eqw62ppbwoc7a

Exploiting design information to derive object distribution models

S. Purao, H.K. Jain, D.L. Nazareth
2002 IEEE transactions on systems, man and cybernetics. Part A. Systems and humans  
In this paper, we develop an approach for deriving object distribution models by exploiting design information.  ...  The model is accompanied by a decision support procedure that assists the designer in the search for a satisficing solution in the resulting combinatorial multiple criteria problem.  ...  Samaddar for their comments on earlier drafts of this manuscript; and anonymous reviewers, whose comments have helped to improve the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tsmca.2002.802815 fatcat:6eeh2hro2jealfvj3epei5mqou

Prediction of wave-induced loads on ships: Progress and challenges

P. Temarel, W. Bai, A. Bruns, Q. Derbanne, D. Dessi, S. Dhavalikar, N. Fonseca, T. Fukasawa, X. Gu, A. Nestegård, A. Papanikolaou, J. Parunov (+2 others)
2016 Ocean Engineering  
of modelling and of coupling with structural assessment procedures, suitability for long term response prediction and suitability for integration within design and operational decision making.  ...  The advantages and disadvantages of the relatively simpler potential flow approaches against the more time consuming CFD methods are discussed with reference to accuracy, modelling nonlinear effects, ease  ...  The model was designed to match the natural frequency of the 2-node vertical bending moment. VBMs were measured at midships and the aft and stern quarters.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.oceaneng.2016.03.030 fatcat:upt36e2iqffohhpbbmtmey2wvm

LipidCreator workbench to probe the lipidomic landscape

Bing Peng, Dominik Kopczynski, Brian S. Pratt, Christer S. Ejsing, Bo Burla, Martin Hermansson, Peter Imre Benke, Sock Hwee Tan, Mark Y. Chan, Federico Torta, Dominik Schwudke, Sven W. Meckelmann (+8 others)
2020 Nature Communications  
Mass spectrometry (MS)-based targeted lipidomics enables the robust quantification of selected lipids under various biological conditions but comprehensive software tools to support such analyses are lacking  ...  LipidCreator provides all functionalities needed to define fragments, manage stable isotope labeling, optimize collision energy and generate in silico spectral libraries.  ...  Skyline projects for the human platelet activation measurements are available from the Panorama repository  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15960-z pmid:32345972 fatcat:rzexbazor5chjgmvdbr5u6lgjm

Overview: an integrated framework for performance engineering and resource-aware compilation

W.H. Sanders, C. Polychronopoulos, T. Huang, T. Courtney, D. Daly, D. Deavours, S. Derisavi
2002 Proceedings 16th International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium  
In conducting the work, we are making fundamental advances in techniques for system and model composition, multi-level/formalism modeling and performance evaluation, adaptive compilation, and dynamic runtime  ...  Abstract Design of next-generation computing and communication systems will be application-driven, and requires fundamental advances in 1) performance engineering frameworks, methods, and tools, and 2  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We would like to thank Jenny Applequist for her editorial assistance in the production of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ipdps.2002.1016574 dblp:conf/ipps/SandersPHCDDD02 fatcat:knt3yy2jmndgfj6lqg4swxl24q

Current trends in the modeling of biological networks

Yamir Moreno
2006 AIP Conference Proceedings  
As in other natural systems, on one hand, scientists have begun to look for patterns of interactions in biological systems.  ...  How does the interplay between complex structures and nonlinear dynamics may shed new light on what is going on at the cellular and molecular levels of organization of biological systems?  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS J.G.G. and Y.M. are supported by MEC through a FPU grant and the Ramón y Cajal Program, respectively.  ... 
doi:10.1063/1.2345632 fatcat:zgouckujvjbm3ekatccjnhey5e

Adaptation to Changes in Higher-Order Stimulus Statistics in the Salamander Retina

Gašper Tkačik, Anandamohan Ghosh, Elad Schneidman, Ronen Segev, Sanjoy Bhattacharya
2014 PLoS ONE  
We measured the ganglion cell responses in the tiger salamander retina to controlled changes in the second (contrast), third (skew) and fourth (kurtosis) moments of the light intensity distribution of  ...  Adaptation in the retina is thought to optimize the encoding of natural light signals into sequences of spikes sent to the brain.  ...  GT wishes to thank the faculty and students of the ''Methods in Computational Neuroscience'' course at Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole. Author Contributions  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0085841 pmid:24465742 pmcid:PMC3897542 fatcat:tngsukprwnckjjhcsxwv5lm55y

BM-IQE: An Image Quality Evaluator with Block-Matching for Both Real-Life Scenes and Remote Sensing Scenes

Ningshan Xu, Dongao Ma, Guoqiang Ren, Yongmei Huang
2020 Sensors  
In this way, the potential local information among different patches can get expressed; thus, the validity of natural scene statistics (NSS) feature modeling is enhanced.  ...  This MVG model is therefore used against a reference MVG model learned from a corpus of high-quality natural images to produce a basic quality estimation of each patch (centroid of each group).  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s20123472 pmid:32575567 pmcid:PMC7349577 fatcat:icbl73tsbvd3ncbpqeft6orrrq

Peptide design by artificial neural networks and computer-based evolutionary search

G. Schneider, W. Schrodl, G. Wallukat, J. Muller, E. Nissen, W. Ronspeck, P. Wrede, R. Kunze
1998 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America  
search in sequence space using the trained neural network as the fitness function.  ...  , (iii) synthesis and testing of this biased library, (iv) modeling of a quantitative sequence-activity relationship by an artificial neural network, and (v) de novo design by a computer-based evolutionary  ...  The project was financially supported by the Freie Universität Berlin (Kommission für Forschung und Wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchs; to P.W. and G.S.).  ... 
doi:10.1073/pnas.95.21.12179 pmid:9770460 pmcid:PMC22805 fatcat:df2w37fxi5dzjcqnypimxtbi5q

Virtual Human Problem-Solving Environments [chapter]

Richard C. Ward, Line C. Pouchard, Nancy B. Munro, Sarah K. Fischer
2008 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Further expansion of a human modeling environment was carried out in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Virtual Soldier Project.  ...  We review and compare specific developments in these projects that have significant potential for the future of Virtual Human modeling and simulation.  ...  The goal of this project was to predict the location of a fragment wound based on physiological response to aid the Medic in deciding how to treat a wounded soldier.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-89430-8_7 fatcat:2wsby344fvb77aivqgg2rtp44q
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