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PLAY: Semantics-Based Event Marketplace [chapter]

Roland Stühmer, Yiannis Verginadis, Iyad Alshabani, Thomas Morsellino, Antonio Aversa
2013 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
In this paper we present PLAY Platform, a Web-oriented distributed semantic middleware that serves as an Event Marketplace: the place where heterogeneous events can be integrated and combined.  ...  The main advantages of the platforms are its scalability (cloud-based nature) and the expressivity of the event combinations that can be defined (using both real-time and historical data).  ...  While designing an event-based system at Internet-scale, we employed widely available Semantic Web technologies to model events as proposed by Sen et al. [3] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-40543-3_73 fatcat:hc4igkkggfbm3lnml7swb27rny

Texts at Play

Ieva Steponavičiūtė
2011 Scandinavistica Vilnensis  
By investigating the functions of various topoi of play and games, and tracing some of Blixen's most common playful strategies, it suggests that play is the dominant principle of Blixen's textual universe  ...  The monograph is a discussion of Karen Blixen's texts in the light of 'play theory.'  ...  As we will see, all these events fit, although in a playful triple way, into the model of the classical novella as defined by Henriksen.  ... 
doi:10.15388/scandinavisticavilnensis.3 fatcat:tntdqvxzgrgw3ozspcw7hoextm

Does AlphaGo actually play Go? Concerning the State Space of Artificial Intelligence [article]

Holger Lyre
2019 arXiv   pre-print
The third main dimension is provided by semantic grounding. Since this is a philosophically complex and controversial dimension, a larger part of the paper is devoted to it.  ...  And yet the similarity of both events is rather superficial.  ...  URL: https://cbmm.mit.edu/news-events/events/cbmm-special-seminar-self-learning-systems 2 Yann LeCun, April 30, 2019, on Twitter https://twitter.com/ylecun/status/1123235709802905600 and Facebook https  ... 
arXiv:1912.10005v1 fatcat:4j4d6eui3nciljnzjeelbz67lm

Key 3. The Emergence of Musical Play [chapter]

2019 Keys to Play  
Construed both as scripts for playful behavior and as the results thereof, keyboard scores tallied by both composers are subjected to a degree of play-by-play analysis in Key 4.  ...  The pursuit of these connections promises to reveal relations between the playing out of extemporized events over the course of the long eighteenth century and their subsequent echoes and afterimages.  ... 
doi:10.1525/9780520965096-005 fatcat:nh7f4hak7naobeqh5nrkgnlzge

The spectre of Dionysus: play, work, and managerialism

Bogdan Costea, Norman Crump, John Holm, Eric Fay
2007 Society and Business Review  
Organisational cultures characterised by "playfulness" and "fun" are used as technologies of self-governance.  ...  It explores a variety of sources which show how this metamorphosis of play into a management tool has occurred.  ...  A new semantic field grew around the concept of "play" and a new set of themes associated with work as a playful part of life became legitimate managerial currency.  ... 
doi:10.1108/17465680710757376 fatcat:srr6uidbxbaadoom6qtcbkbcnu

Research Challenges for the Internet of Things: What Role Can OR Play?

Peter Ryan, Richard Watson
2017 Systems  
It is suggested that OR has a role to play in balancing the technical and non-technical research challenges which confront the IoT.  ...  The main purpose of the paper is to give a broad survey, based on published literature, of the methods of Operations Research (OR), both the mathematical tools and techniques of "hard" OR, and the various  ...  Simulation Discrete-event simulation simulates the operation of a system as a discrete sequence of events with each event marking a change of state of the system.  ... 
doi:10.3390/systems5010024 fatcat:2o3g53cimrguxnkpm6jajjliza

Playing the Religion Card: The Creation and Dissolution of Rajneeshism [chapter]

Michael Stausberg
2020 The Demise of Religion  
The ashram, which operated like a marketplace for all sorts of experiential activities and a wide range of facilities and therapies, grew rapidly.  ...  At the time when The Rajneesh Bible Volume 3 came out, events at Rajneeshpuram took a dramatic turn.  ... 
doi:10.5040/9781350162945.ch-008 fatcat:iirovpt4mfbbboybsyvwnhhlim

Private Military Companies-A Positive Role to Play in Today's International System

Ian D. Jefferies
2002 Connections The Quarterly Journal  
But the question of definition is more than semantic. There is a lack of clarity and a degree of confusion over the identity of PMCs.  ...  PMCs can play, and are playing, a positive role in this war against drugs. They are currently doing this in Latin America, on the front line, at the point of origin.  ... 
doi:10.11610/connections.01.4.08 fatcat:tofh2eunvrfllakdz25q673aoi

Playing Back the Nation: Waria, Indonesian Transvestites

Tom Boellstorff
2004 Cultural Anthropology  
Good deeds can also be produced at smaller events.  ...  Usually, boys who are going to become normal ride bicycles, play tag. I was different [beda] ; I hung out with the girls and played jump rope, played with dolls."  ... 
doi:10.1525/can.2004.19.2.159 fatcat:u67zvu5d2bfrppgx7dx3wiomz4

Playing Global Monopoly in Cement: The Globalization of CEMEX

Mark William Cawman, Patricia Fine-Skalnik
2021 Case Studies in Business and Management  
CEMEX is vulnerable to a number of threats, trends, or events.  ...  CEMEX is playing the game of monopoly in cement, and is postured to win.  ... 
doi:10.5296/csbm.v8i1.18296 fatcat:j7igevzkdbbntfj3pwige5tnpu

Playing to Win: Marketing and Public Policy at Odds over Joe Camel

Joel B. Cohen
2000 Journal of Public Policy & Marketing JPPM  
This article is based on the 1998 testimony the author provided for In the Matter of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company as an expert witness for the Federal Trade Commission.  ...  He then focuses on an analysis of Reynolds's competitive position in the cigarette marketplace and why that was likely to influence subsequent marketing strategy and the development of the Joe Camel campaign  ...  One event preceding another is not sufficient to prove that the former event caused the second.  ... 
doi:10.1509/jppm.19.2.155.17123 fatcat:akzm2uxv6bah5kg4whahw46ime

Doubly Real: Game Studies and Literary Anthropology; or, Why We Play Games

Philipp Schweighauser
2009 Eludamos - Journal for Computer Game Culture  
Of course, they often study narrative texts such as novels and short stories, but they also study plays, poems, and other non-narrative texts.  ...  As such, Iser's later work does not provide yet another framework for reading games as stories but challenges games studies scholars to rethink some of their central concepts, in particular 'play,' 'simulation  ...  be ended in various ways, one of which is in terms of semantics.  ... 
doi:10.7557/23.6001 fatcat:fk3o7gj24fapxpzoe4kwgj4hfe

Running with the ball? Making a play for sport heritage archives in Higher Education contexts

Geoffery Z. Kohe
2017 International Journal of Heritage Studies (IJHS)  
The paper considers how the impetus to develop a sports-based (basketball) heritage archive and study centre reflects the current fragilities of the two sectors, yet, concomitantly, reveals the potentials  ...  Such challenges underscore fundamental shifts in how Higher Education entities are understood as industrial enterprises operating within the context of a competitive marketplace.  ...  Regardless of focus or context, difficulties advocating for intersectional heritage projects are not particularly helped by the conceptual, ideological, pragmatic and semantic definitions and uses of the  ... 
doi:10.1080/13527258.2017.1378910 fatcat:k6uh2nmvbze5xc245zs3csi6ja

Plug-and-play design and distributed logic control of medical devices using IEC 61499 function blocks

Majid Sorouri, Valeriy Vyatkin, Shengquan Xie, Zoran Salcic
2013 International Journal of Biomechatronics and Biomedical Robotics  
Plug-and-play control design and interoperability of medical devices has now become a decisive mission of technological research.  ...  His current research interests include multi-agent systems, semantic web technologies and distributed control design of intelligent mechatronic components for biomedical and industrial applications.  ...  It consists of a group of data and event inputs/outputs along with a state machine known as executive control chart (ECC) which is in charge of executing the invoked algorithms to achieve the intended  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijbbr.2013.058738 fatcat:3pjgjrxrzvaszozguzm3zu72ki

On the Sensitivity of Online Game Playing Time to Network QoS

K.-T. Chen, P. Huang, G.-S. Wang, C.-Y. Huang, C.-L. Lei
2006 Proceedings IEEE INFOCOM 2006. 25TH IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications  
By the conventions of survival analysis, we denote a player's departure as an event or a failure.  ...  Session Composition From the packet trace, we can easily identify a map session since it is semantically equivalent to a TCP connection.  ... 
doi:10.1109/infocom.2006.286 dblp:conf/infocom/ChenHWHL06 fatcat:nymxvczlurfadlydfxmktsogay
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