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Online Train Disposition: To Wait or Not to Wait? [chapter]

Luzi Anderegg, Paolo Penna, Peter Widmayer
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We deal with an online problem arising from bus/tram/train disposition problems.  ...  In particular, we look at the case in which the delay is unknown and the vehicle can only wait in a station so as to minimize the passengers waiting time.  ...  or stations and/or buses may not be equally spaced.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-05465-5_17 fatcat:giof75hg4ffs3cj4sycd7yt3qe

To Wait or Not to Wait? The Bicriteria Delay Management Problem in Public Transportation

Andreas Ginkel, Anita Schöbel
2007 Transportation Science  
The question if such a bus should wait for the delayed train or if it should depart on time is called the delay management problem.  ...  Assume that a train reaches a station with delay. At the station there is a bus ready to depart.  ...  The question is to decide if the vehicles h and h ′ should wait for g or depart on time.  ... 
doi:10.1287/trsc.1070.0212 fatcat:rmbfgtwwq5c2vewoapwad2w4ee

Timing of Train Disposition: Towards Early Passenger Rerouting in Case of Delays

Martin Lemnian, Ralf Rückert, Steffen Rechner, Christoph Blendinger, Matthias Müller-Hannemann, Marc Herbstritt
2014 Algorithmic Approaches for Transportation Modeling, Optimization, and Systems  
Passenger-friendly train disposition is a challenging, highly complex online optimization problem with uncertain and incomplete information about future delays.  ...  , or can be regarded as only slightly uncertain or as being safe.  ...  The authors have to thank Deutsche Bahn AG for supporting this research and providing test data for scientific use.  ... 
doi:10.4230/oasics.atmos.2014.122 dblp:conf/atmos/LemnianRRBM14 fatcat:gx2fwq4n4bf25hhbix6fl7phbi

Two definitions of waiting well

Kate Sweeny, Chandra A. Reynolds, Angelica Falkenstein, Sara E. Andrews, Michael D. Dooley
2016 Emotion  
First, people can wait in such a way as to ease their distress during the waiting period. Second, people could wait in such a way as to ease the pain of bad news or enhance the thrill of good news.  ...  Participants completed questionnaires prior to the exam, every 2 weeks during the 4-month waiting period, and shortly after learning whether they passed or failed.  ...  We note that simple (unadjusted) bivariate correlations between waiting variables and postnews measures or multiple regression analyses controlling for other baseline and dispositional variables did not  ... 
doi:10.1037/emo0000117 pmid:26461244 fatcat:adzwp2kj7nf6nn22z7u4334xge

Effectiveness of Online Mindfulness Training for People Experiencing Mental Illness

Chris Griffiths, Farah Hina, Lorraine Pollard, Isabel Reid
2022 Open Journal of Depression  
Well-designed and sufficiently powered randomised controlled trials of theory-driven online mindfulness training for mental illness How to cite this paper:  ...  In this study, the "Be Mindful" online-based mindfulness training software application was offered through a United Kingdom (UK) universal community healthcare provider to patients with a mental illness  ...  Acknowledgements The authors wish to thank the patients and staff involved and Northamptonshire Health Charity for their financial support.  ... 
doi:10.4236/ojd.2022.112002 fatcat:kvug7bphzjguxc7rnr235vnkru

Waiting for the Flowers

George Argent
2018 Sibbaldia  
For over 300 years living plants have been brought to the Garden, grown to maturity and described.  ...  This has been aided by an enlightened policy of including horticulturists on collecting expeditions so that their knowledge can be used to bring plants back in good health but also to better understand  ...  or directly back to Edinburgh.  ... 
doi:10.24823/sibbaldia.2018.253 fatcat:xgp7m6ftfvdorb34vvtnjuzkuq

Learning dispositions and transferable competencies

Simon Buckingham Shum, Ruth Deakin Crick
2012 Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge - LAK '12  
When these are fragile, learners struggle to achieve their potential in conventional assessments, and critically, are not prepared for the novelty and complexity of the challenges they will meet in the  ...  To date, the learning analytics research and development communities have not addressed how these complex concepts can be modelled and analysed, and how more traditional social science data analysis can  ...  DEFINING DISPOSITIONS What we are seeking to track, and model for analytics purposes, is a set of dispositions, values and attitudes that form a necessary but not sufficient, part of a learning journey  ... 
doi:10.1145/2330601.2330629 dblp:conf/lak/ShumC12 fatcat:g4yy7crzvjdnfh3xx3bnyvw2aa

Bracing Later and Coping Better: Benefits of Mindfulness During a Stressful Waiting Period

Kate Sweeny, Jennifer L. Howell
2017 Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin  
These findings point to a simple and effective way to wait better, particularly for those most vulnerable to distress.  ...  Additionally, participants who were low in dispositional optimism and high in intolerance of uncertainty benefited most from mindfulness (relative to control) meditation.  ...  Declaration of Conflicting Interests The author(s) declared no potential conflicts of interest with respect to the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0146167217713490 pmid:28918715 fatcat:6lrtydikmzhx7k5d3aynu3jcke

Aspiring While Waiting: Temporality and Pacing of Ghanaian Stayer Youth's Migration Aspirations

Onallia Esther Osei, Valentina Mazzucato, Karlijn Haagsman
2022 Social Inclusion  
While the current literature depicts stayer youth as "waiting" to emigrate, connoting passivity, recent critical youth studies suggest the importance of centring young people's agency when focusing on  ...  This article investigates how stayer youth in Ghana "pace" their migration aspirations while "waiting."  ...  We are grateful to our MO-TRAYL collaborators for their contributions. We thank Dr Michelle Momo for her review comments on the first draft.  ... 
doi:10.17645/si.v10i4.5662 fatcat:wdz63ip445hxlhwbfwrabkdmze

The Effect of Low-Complexity Patients on Emergency Department Waiting Times

Michael J. Schull, Alex Kiss, John-Paul Szalai
2007 Annals of Emergency Medicine  
Reducing the number of low-complexity ED patients is unlikely to reduce waiting times for other patients or lessen crowding. [Ann Emerg Med. 2006;xx:xxx.]  ...  To test this question, we study the effect of low-complexity ED patients on the waiting times of other patients.  ...  low-complexity ED patients to alternative sites for clinical care are unlikely to substantially improve either ED waiting times or ED crowding.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.annemergmed.2006.06.027 pmid:17049408 fatcat:h5jlln4y5bdstdtsxcjmrn24um

Performing Comic Failure in Waiting for Godot with Jingju Actors

2017 Theatre research international  
Through an analysis of its adaptation of Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot (2005), this article considers how CLT pushes the boundaries of jingju acting, which is made up of singing, speaking, dance-acting  ...  To meet Beckett's challenge of performing comic failure, CLT integrates jingju restraint and Western slapstick.  ...  Role types refer to the general classification of actors, divided by identity, personality and disposition.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0307883317000256 fatcat:tpbofbvvx5dfjhpxu32s2h5dq4

Well, Now What Do We Do? Wait . .

Nale Lehmann-Willenbrock, Joseph A. Allen
2017 International Journal of Business Communication  
Attendees who are kept waiting may not be willing to actively contribute such efforts.  ...  back in the office and/or the setting is not conducive to set activity.  ... 
doi:10.1177/2329488417696725 fatcat:mozzfhzltvcyncbkuz3onjecci

Meta-analytic evidence for effects of mindfulness training on dimensions of self-reported dispositional mindfulness

Jordan T. Quaglia, Sarah E. Braun, Sara P. Freeman, Michael A. McDaniel, Kirk Warren Brown
2016 Psychological Assessment  
Improvements in stable, or dispositional, mindfulness are often assumed to accrue from mindfulness training and to account for many of its beneficial effects.  ...  Changes in scale dimensions of mindfulness from pre to post mindfulness training produced mean difference effect sizes ranging from small to moderate (g ϭ 0.28 -0.49).  ...  relevant to mindfulness training that have yet to be widely assessed, or which were not considered in the present review.  ... 
doi:10.1037/pas0000268 pmid:27078183 fatcat:ias4wyq6krhubjwm6cv5bgxkwu

Will Happiness-Trainings Make Us Happier? A Research Synthesis Using an Online Findings-Archive

Ad Bergsma, Ivonne Buijt, Ruut Veenhoven
2020 Frontiers in Psychology  
These findings are available in an online "findings archive," the World Database of Happiness.  ...  In this research synthesis we assessed: (1) whether happiness training techniques add to the happiness of their users, (2) how much happiness training techniques add to happiness, (3) how long the effect  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We would like to thank the two reviewers and editor Llewellyn van Zyl for significantly improving the manuscript, and Miranda Aldham-Breary for improving the English.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2020.01953 pmid:33312145 pmcid:PMC7707103 fatcat:vue6knptffejpdeobof4d63iii

Using Video Images for Determining Relative Disposition of Two Spacecraft

V. Simakov, V. Gubarev, N. Salnikov, S. Melnichuk
2016 Kibernetika i vyčislitelʹnaâ tehnika  
After that, we wait for the next camera frame and jump to the beginning of the algorithm.  ...  If this is not a problem, the system of equations can be processed by means of certain estimation procedure such as Kalman or Bayesian filtering [9, 10] .  ...  The first question we assume to be answered according to the mission documentation. As for the second one, we will use actual values of configuration variables obtained during previous stage.  ... 
doi:10.15407/kvt185.03.035 fatcat:m6hxovwhifbnlazxbggla5cuga
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