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PAVER 2.0: an open source environment for automated performance analysis of benchmarking data

Michael R. Bussieck, Steven P. Dirkse, Stefan Vigerske
2013 Journal of Global Optimization  
In this paper we describe PAVER 2.0, an environment (i.e. a process and a suite of tools supporting that process) for the automated performance analysis of benchmarking data.  ...  The changes serve to further the original goals of PAVER (automation of the visualization and summarization of benchmarking data) while making the environment more accessible for the use of and modification  ...  Conclusions In this paper we have described PAVER 2.0, our environment for verifying and analyzing benchmarking data.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10898-013-0131-5 fatcat:sxuwjlwz2vci7ahxiuwrp7bmwa

Infiltration performance of engineered surfaces commonly used for distributed stormwater management

N.A. Valinski, D.G. Chandler
2015 Journal of Environmental Management  
Infiltration performance was found to be related more to site design and environmental factors than material choice.  ...  In this study, infiltration capacity of six common materials was tested by multiple replicate experiments with automated mini-disk infiltrometers.  ...  The lot has an approximate 4% grade down to an opening for a sidewalk. A total of 178 successful tests were performed at the R2 Parking Lot.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2015.06.032 pmid:26140743 fatcat:nnzcsfoounc5nnkcv3ygbtb2ai

Sustainable Drainage Systems [chapter]

Neil Berwick
2016 Sustainable Surface Water Management  
The authors also thank Bill Lucas, who is chairing an American Society of Civil Engineer's Task Committee focusing on computational models for use in LID, for his insight.  ...  The authors greatly acknowledge the support of this organization and also thank the City of Quebec for providing the raw data and the SWMM models used in this study.  ...  Notes: 1 Data from national benchmarking (Bedre VA, VASS, DANVA benchmarking) for the 25 largest cities in each country which have registrated data; 2 Comparable insurance data.  ... 
doi:10.1002/9781118897690.ch4 fatcat:3gizoj2cffdnjjekbemzydv7um

The Budget as a Basis for Ecological Management of Urbanization Projects. Case Study in Seville, Spain

María Rocío Ruiz-Pérez, María Desirée Alba-Rodríguez, Cristina Rivero-Camacho, Jaime Solís-Guzmán, Madelyn Marrero
2021 Sustainability  
The present article's main contribution is to employ the project budgets of public urbanization work to provide an instrument for environmental improvement, thereby helping public procurement, including  ...  The public developer can focus procurement on those few elements in order to exert a lower impact and to significantly reduce the environmental burden of urbanization projects.  ...  ECOMETRO is an open-source web-based tool for the measurement of the environmental impact of a building [22] ; it is similar to an EPD but is applied to entire buildings.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13074078 fatcat:enia633vavds7hrsuhojej4b7i

Biomonitoring for occupational health risk assessment (BOHRA)☆

Maurizio Manno, Claude Viau, John Cocker, Claudio Colosio, Larry Lowry, Antonio Mutti, Monica Nordberg, Sheng Wang
2010 Toxicology Letters  
Results: All tests were performed in triplicate and statistical analysis, after analysis of the data distribution pattern, was performed by the analysis of variance method (ANOVA), followed by multiple  ...  paver drivers.  ...  EVALUATION OF HEALTH STATUS AND RISK PERCEPTION BY THE USE AND Background: Pesticides are compounds widely used for pest control.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.toxlet.2009.05.001 pmid:19446015 fatcat:ptoltklghja6xjrxfptzaryzsm

Maintenance and Monitoring [chapter]

2008 Evapotranspiration Covers for Landfills and Waste Sites  
Finally, the very low decay rates estimated for the central part of Bryggen may be used as a benchmark for other sites. Figure 6 6 like oxygen.  ...  Environmental monitoring (MOV) provides results through systematic, long-term data collection.  ... 
doi:10.1201/9781420086522.ch12 fatcat:xodq6up4frh75frayseekp3j6q

Integrating Field Analyses with Laboratory Exposures to Assess Ecosystems Health

2012 Polycyclic aromatic compounds (Print)  
Affiliations are provided for identification purposes only. 2 NOTE: Minor pertinent interests are not listed.  ...  Examples of minor interests include stock valued at no more than US$10 000 overall, research grants that provide no more than 5% of the unit's research budget, and consulting and speaking engagements,  ...  . & Rothman, N. (2001) Analysis of 200 food items for benzo [a]pyrene and estimation of its intake in an epidemiologic study. Food chem.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10406638.2011.651681 fatcat:mlcwabagfve4raexedvdqdc3ra

D5.5 - Human biomonitoring in risk assessment: 2nd set of examples on the use of HBM in risk assessments of HBM4EU priority chemicals [article]

Tiina Santonen, Selma Mahiout
2019 Zenodo  
RA was performed for six compound groups on HBM4EU's first list of priority substances: anilines, cadmium/chromium, flame retardants, PAHs, PFAS and phthalates.  ...  The general approach used included: identification of an existing RA for the substance, identification of possible existing biological limit or guidance values or biological equivalents (BEs), or if lacking  ...  The respective Benchmark Doses for a 5% increase (BMDL5) in cholesterol were in terms of serum concentration was 21-25 ng/mL, corresponding to an estimated chronic daily intake of 1.7-2.0 (median 1.8)  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6622576 fatcat:lj4qzw4u3nddtj4vnfczfrfuqm

A Decision-making Framework for Vegetated Roofing System Selection

Elizabeth J Grant, James R Jones
2008 Journal of Green Building, College Publishing, USA  
Designers typically weigh the impacts of these characteristics in an implicit process based on intuition or past experience.  ...  They are addressed in the context of a decision support system for green roof designers.  ...  Results of the project included guidelines for future green roof projects in Chicago, a performance specification for green roofs, and data demonstrating environmental benefits.  ... 
doi:10.3992/jgb.3.4.138 fatcat:ecadjxef3jdrne2bpspqrerpx4

Symbolic Execution with Interval Solving and Meta-heuristic Search

Mateus Borges, Marcelo d'Amorim, Saswat Anand, David Bushnell, Corina S. Pasareanu
2012 2012 IEEE Fifth International Conference on Software Testing, Verification and Validation  
Conceptually, the combination explores the synergy of the individual methods to improve constraint solving.  ...  The inability to solve such constraints limit the application scope of symbolic execution. In this paper, we present a new method to solve such complex math constraints.  ...  This work was partially supported by the National Institute of Science and Technology for Software Engineering (INES:  ... 
doi:10.1109/icst.2012.91 dblp:conf/icst/BorgesdABP12 fatcat:hpgzy3xtdzfyham6fqlyabsu3m

ESICM LIVES 2016: part three

T. Velasquez, G. Mackey, J. Lusk, U. G. Kyle, T. Fontenot, P. Marshall, L. S. Shekerdemian, J. A. Coss-Bu, A. Nishigaki, T. Yatabe, T. Tamura, K. Yamashita (+2609 others)
2016 Intensive Care Medicine Experimental  
The results suggest that AM could be useful for LCOS prediction. More data are necessary to confirm the role in the prediction of relevant outcomes.  ...  Results: From the 1446 patients admitted in 2013, 884 had an ICU LOS ≤ 7d, 3 were < 18y, 278 died in ICU or died after an ICU LOS ≤ 7d and 31 were lost to follow-up.  ...  Analysis of the data is performed offline and too time consuming for clinical use. There is an urgent need for a system to assess the microcirculation at the bedside.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40635-016-0100-7 fatcat:ymmv7gxkdjdq5jq3idaxr46knu

Automating meta-algorithmic analysis and design

Christopher Warren Nell
Sophisticated empirical methods based upon automated experimental analysis techniques drive the development of high-performance solvers for an increasing range of problems from industry and academia.  ...  for distributed execution, remote monitoring, data management, and statistical analysis of results.  ...  More implementation-agnostic frameworks include the PAVER system [62] , which performs automated performance analysis of arbitrary optimization algorithms through a web-based interface, but requires that  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0052099 fatcat:aadvrtsomzfdlakmrgaduy5kje

Integrated life cycle sustainability performance assessment framework for residential modular buildings

Mohammad Kamali
In this research, an integrated life cycle sustainability performance assessment framework for single-family residential modular buildings was developed.  ...  To enable comparisons of the developed indices with the industry's performance benchmarks, suitable sustainability performance scales (SPSs) have been established at the corresponding levels.  ...  You have been an incredible mentor for me during my challenging research journey. The floor plans of the case study modular buildings are presented in Figure 7 .1.  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0379317 fatcat:ztb4dnz5hngglafmjln6obai4q

Environmental and geochemical analysis of lead contamination: its sources and pathways of exposure and impact on children

Chenyin Dong
Resolving the source of environmental contamination is a critical first step in planning remediation and intervention strategies to adduce exposure prevention.  ...  and human health data.  ...  Taylor is completing an independent 'Review of the New South Wales Environment Protection Authority's Management of Contaminated Sites' for the NSW Minister for the Environment and is also an advisor to  ... 
doi:10.25949/19433726 fatcat:uxtpvbsx2favnjfzc6gefsgtbm

Prospective Sky Guides - Developing Future Pilot Vision Aids

M Jump
Keith Nuttall must be both thanked and congratulated on his perseverance with the manual analysis of the eyetracker video footage. Mr.  ...  Mark White who has continuously imparted the technical and political knowledge required to make the research project happen in an academic environment. The second mention must go to Dr.  ...  CSGE offers a range of de-bugging facilities that make the tracing of mistakes through calculations simpler. e. Using CSGE lends itself to being an 'open-source' implementation of the calculations.  ... 
doi:10.17638/03082390 fatcat:gdiicc57hvhuhcqspi4j4an6na
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