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Adaptive remote sensing techniques implementing swarms of mobile agents

Stewart M. Cameron, Guillermo M. Loubriel, Rush D. Robinett III, Keith M. Stantz, Michael W. Trahan, John S. Wagner, Edward M. Carapezza, David B. Law, K. Terry Stalker
1999 Unattended Ground Sensor Technologies and Applications  
An alternative approach is to implement adaptive remote-sensing techniques with swarms of mobile agents employing collective behavior for optimization of mapping signatures and positional orientation (  ...  Our goal is to coordinate a sensor array that optimizes sensor coverage and multivariate signal analysis by implementing artificial intelligence and evolutionary computational techniques.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Sandia is a multiprogram laboratory operated by Sandia Corporation, a Lockheed Martin Company, for the United States Department of Energy under Contract DE-AC04-94AL85000.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.357131 fatcat:tuy57pkr5vhs5fkyasp7nfo6oe

A genetic algorithm for designing optimal patch configurations in GIS

Christopher J. Brookes
2001 International Journal of Geographical Information Science  
The thesis describes the conceptual design ofGAPD and its implementation and test, first as a prototype for solving single patch problems and then as a fully functional system for solving multi-objective  ...  There are many applications in conservation, forestry management, watershed management and the management of large military estates.  ...  Barrett and Peles (1994) applied the principles of agro-landscape ecology in an exercise to design habitats and land management regimes in an integrated area plan.  ... 
doi:10.1080/136588101316907227 fatcat:6mgijm6bdng4hkxcrbs2ryxr6a

Visible Light-Assisted Soft-Chemistry Route to Silver Nanomaterials at Room Temperature

Yi Wu, Xin Liu, Zi Huang, Xiang Fei He, Xi Yang, Qing Li
2019 Key Engineering Materials  
The effect of temperature on the morphology and properties of silver nanoparticles was investigated.  ...  Silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) were synthesizd by a light-assisted liquid phase reduction method with sodium hypophosphite as a reducing agent. DTAB was used to perform as the surfactant.  ...  Several quality factors potentially improve, including the accuracy and validity of results, ability to discriminate optimal from suboptimal alternatives, and robustness of judgements.  ... 
doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/kem.807.165 fatcat:xara5sxzf5fsvbib2dy6vrl7j4

Large-scale unit commitment under uncertainty: an updated literature survey

W. van Ackooij, I. Danti Lopez, A. Frangioni, F. Lacalandra, M. Tahanan
2018 Annals of Operations Research  
We then present and categorize the approaches to the latter, while providing entry points to the relevant literature on optimization under uncertainty.  ...  Recently, growing renewable energy shares have strongly increased the level of uncertainty in the system, making the (ideal) Unit Commitment model a large-scale, non-convex and uncertain (stochastic, robust  ...  reflect the official policy and position of the ARERA for which he works.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10479-018-3003-z fatcat:xfziqkbvmjcghcbrrl4ol7u4ha

Evo* 2021 – Late-Breaking Abstracts Volume [article]

A.M. Mora, A.I. Esparcia-Alcázar
2021 arXiv   pre-print
These papers present ongoing research and preliminary results investigating on the application of different approaches of Bioinspired Methods (mainly Evolutionary Computation) to different problems, most  ...  of them real world ones.  ...  Acknowledgements Berker Banar is a PhD student at the UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training in Artificial Intelligence and Music, funded by UKRI grant number EP/S022694/1 and Queen Mary University of London  ... 
arXiv:2106.11804v1 fatcat:6otgwnlqsfev5jt4fnux32ffly

The Vessel Schedule Recovery Problem (VSRP) – A MIP model for handling disruptions in liner shipping

Berit D. Brouer, Jakob Dirksen, David Pisinger, Christian E.M. Plum, Bo Vaaben
2013 European Journal of Operational Research  
, and the travel paths for users between each pair of origins and destinations.  ...  We formulate and analyze a strategic design model for public bicycle sharing systems with service level considerations.  ...  The regulation concerning green management along with various customers' needs has to be reflected on the design of diesel engine.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2012.08.016 fatcat:c27kagfnxnhjfbil2rydhjhomm

The Artificial Intelligence Approach for Diagnosis, Treatment and Modelling in Orthodontic [chapter]

Kazem Bahaa, Garma Noor, Yousif Yousif
2011 Principles in Contemporary Orthodontics  
With a given probability Pc, the crossover operator adopts the single point technique and, therefore, the crossover point is only allowed between genes or, in other words, the crossover operator cannot  ...  A Point -Pogonion Line Wits: distance between the projections of the A and B Points on the occlusal plane.  ...  The attempt of this book is to propose new possibilities and new ways of thinking about Orthodontics beside the ones presented in established and outstanding publications available elsewhere.  ... 
doi:10.5772/19597 fatcat:m34amyuapbasviwznkag2u6u5y

Sliding bifurcations in resonant inverters

Enrique Ponce, Luis Benadero, Abdelali El Aroudi, Luis Martinez-Salamero
2017 2017 14th International Multi-Conference on Systems, Signals & Devices (SSD)  
They achieve good robustness to gain variations by maintaining the open-loop phase quasiconstant in a crossover frequency.  ...  An online EM strategy is used to manage the power between the main and the auxiliary source by determining the power profile of each one.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ssd.2017.8167001 dblp:conf/IEEEssd/PonceBAM17 fatcat:6lbol63imjffhezjv6yc6cnheu

Table of contents

2009 2009 17th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation  
Hamzaoui, Abdelaziz IUT of Troyes This paper deals with the design of a robust adaptive fuzzy tracking control for a class of uncertain and disturbed nonlinear systems.  ...  The identification method is based on recurrent neural network nonlinear AutoRegressive with eXternal input (NNARX) model derived from dynamic feedforward neural network by adding feedback connection between  ...  The main principles for the development of efficient thrust by oscillating foils are presented, and implemented.  ... 
doi:10.1109/med.2009.5164498 fatcat:bi37lbkbhfaihj7lbc64vvplo4

Humanitarian Logistics: A New Field of Research and Action

Aruna Apta
2009 Foundations and Trends® in Technology Information and Operations Management  
We define humanitarian logistics as that special branch of logistics which manages response supply chain of critical supplies and services with challenges such as demand surges, uncertain supplies, critical  ...  We conclude that though humanitarian logistics is inherently chaotic and complex, and it is difficult to do research in this area, the complexity and obstacles can be dealt with by the researchers.  ...  I am also grateful to Moshe Kress and Javier Salmeron for their comments and suggestions, and numerous scholars who shared their working papers with me.  ... 
doi:10.1561/0200000014 fatcat:yyxzv7auyvgu3hcbll2yazqpfa

Advantages and Disadvantages of Professional and Free Software for Teaching Statistics

Liga Paura, Irina Arhipova
2012 Information Technology and Management Science  
As an alternative way for the data analysis is to use free software. One of the most frequently used software in scientific research is dynamic opensource software and environment R.  ...  These attributes are the number of lines of a code, costs and implementation time of a project.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Funding support for this research has been provided by NORDPLUS project "Advantages of Free Software for Statistics Education", HE-2012_1a-30371.  ... 
doi:10.2478/v10313-012-0001-z fatcat:kqivk4dodjh2pfow25wic552le

Oral Abstracts

Gill Phillips
2019 Canadian Medical Education Journal  
Mean ratings were analysed by incorporating the crossover design in a 2x2 ANOVA.  ...  In a crossover design, sequences were randomized for OSCEs and contents (shoulder or spine).  ...  Results: Peer-reviewed studies focus on existing programs and some guiding principles for establishing programs.  ... 
doi:10.36834/cmej.68010 fatcat:zauus2xhznb63cydi3b3wm4gpm

Detecting Intruders and Packet Modifiers in Wireless Sensor Networks

S. Navaneethan
2013 IOSR Journal of Computer Engineering  
Then sender splits the file content into packets and signs each packet by generating the key then encrypts the packets and sends to the receiver.  ...  The receiver request the file content by sending the file name then the sender verify the request if the receiver is authentic.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported by the World Class University R32-2008-000-20014-0 NRF, Korea, and Fundamental Research 2010-0020942 NRF, Korea.  ... 
doi:10.9790/0661-0850103 fatcat:ju24fypkjvgdzcg3ajc6hkto4u

Multi-Task Learning on Networks [article]

Andrea Ponti
2021 arXiv   pre-print
A theoretically principled and computationally effective strategy is finding solutions which are not dominated by others as it is addressed in the Pareto analysis.  ...  In this space of probability distributions, endowed with the metric given by the Wasserstein distance, a new algorithm MOEA/WST can be designed in which the model is not directly on the objective function  ...  It simulates the working principle of the single-point crossover operator on binary data, by using a probability distribution.  ... 
arXiv:2112.04891v1 fatcat:64qxwiy6wjg6vk642whuuaq36u

Traceable Radiometry Underpinning Terrestrial- and Helio-Studies (TRUTHS): An Element of a Space-Based Climate and Calibration Observatory

Nigel Fox, Paul Green
2020 Remote Sensing  
This places severe demands on the instrumentation used, requiring measurements of sufficient accuracy and sensitivity that can allow reliable judgements to be made decades apart.  ...  measurements of unequivocal accuracy in the solar reflective domain—an enabling element of an international space-based climate observing system.  ...  , water, natural resources, health, and disaster management.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs12152400 fatcat:batc43tlanh2rdtatqzcth3jbq
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