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Safe Learning Reference Governor: Theory and Application to Fuel Truck Rollover Avoidance [article]

Kaiwen Liu, Nan Li, Ilya Kolmanovsky, Denise Rizzo, Anouck Girard
2021 arXiv   pre-print
After introducing the LRG algorithm and outlining its theoretical properties, this paper investigates LRG application to fuel truck (tank truck) rollover avoidance.  ...  This paper proposes a learning reference governor (LRG) approach to enforce state and control constraints in systems for which an accurate model is unavailable, and this approach enables the reference  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to acknowledge the technical and financial support of the Automotive Research Center (ARC) in accordance with Cooperative Agreement W56HZV-19-2-0001 U.S.  ... 
arXiv:2101.09298v2 fatcat:sa4244c5fvchfcgl7lfif2otja

Engineering and Society: Working Towards Social Justice, Part III: Windows on Society

Caroline Baillie, George Catalano
2009 Synthesis Lectures on Engineers, Technology and Society  
and political sciences but which needs to be shared with our students in ways which are meaningful and relevant to engineering.  ...  Engineers work in an increasingly complex entanglement of ideas, people, cultures, technology, systems and environments.  ...  Though crash test safety ratings vary with makes and models, some SUVs are known to pose the risk of rollover.  ... 
doi:10.2200/s00195ed1v01y200905ets010 fatcat:na7oiopx55frvn5bdkwqxkn5bu

The Origins of the Financial Crisis [chapter]

Martin N. Baily, Robert E. Litan, Matthew S. Johnson
2011 Lessons from the Financial Crisis  
have constrained the housing boom.  ...  They have now learned a lesson and doubtless will behave differently in the future, at least for a while.  ... 
doi:10.1002/9781118266588.ch11 fatcat:emymp7dcvffmthahmtazlr7qxq

Transporting Atlanta: the mode of mobility under construction

2010 ChoiceReviews  
I interrogate global, national, regional, and local discourses on race and its application to mobility, with an emphasis on Atlanta's issues.  ...  , operating sometimes simultaneously and sometimes at odds with each other; The Race literature refers to those works that primarily focus on race or ethnicity as either most or highly salient in the trajectory  ...  Tough Choices-Business as Usual or Constraining Ourselves I have made reference several times to what I call Smart Growth laissez-faire style.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.47-2690 fatcat:iqe2pm6ggnftpcsbognkd6rzxq

In the Eye of the Beholder: The Dynamics of Federalism in National and Supranational Political Systems [chapter]

Michael A. Pagano
2007 The Dynamics of Federalism in National and Supranational Political Systems  
John Winthrop, the first governor of Massachusetts, referred to this communitarian liberty as "federal liberty."  ...  Two of the governors (Carter and Clinton) were very active in the National Governors Association and one (G.W. Bush) was elected with strong support from the governors.  ...  For this reason, the non-profit sector can outperform the for-profit sector, and has either gained market share or maintained market share in a number of sub-sectors, such as the acute care hospital sector  ... 
doi:10.1057/9780230625433_1 fatcat:yqdrgz6bknfvnb2g4u4dmurzsm

Costa Rica

International Monetary Fund. Western Hemisphere Dept.
2021 IMF Staff Country Reports  
Financial support through the Fund's Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI) in 2020 provided temporary relief to respond to the pandemic, including by catalyzing financial assistance from other official partners  ...  Costa Rica has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, notwithstanding the authorities' proactive policy response and the country's well-established universal healthcare system.  ...  We will also launch measures to address limitations in learning continuity to achieve higher efficiency and resilience with support from the WB.  ... 
doi:10.5089/9781513570921.002 fatcat:kkv2cdmwbrdkdmlizn2vmpjg2u

Bodies as evidence: security, knowledge, and power

Emily C. Kaufman
2020 Social & Cultural Geography  
For example, Iraq had a program to modify aerial fuel tanks for Mirage jets.  ...  They try to avoid unnecessary contact with the police and with situations that might bring them unwanted exposure to the federal immigrant detection system, but many of them believe that "as long as you  ...  On the one hand, calls for evidence-based policies and practices seem to be heard everywhere; on the other hand, previously taken-for-granted evidential relations are being tested and teased apart.  ... 
doi:10.1080/14649365.2020.1732523 fatcat:fnk2lbajzrd3plk4cg4ufixpbu

Administrative Law as the New Federalism

Gillian E. Metzger
2008 Social Science Research Network  
The Article concludes with suggestions for how the Court should develop administrative law's federalism potential.  ...  Despite the recognized impact that the national administrative state has had on the federal system, the relationship between federalism and administrative law remains strangely inchoate and unanalyzed.  ...  But it is not apparent from the decision, even with the reference to special state standing, that the Court itself did so. 168. For a similar assessment, see Gersen, supra note 34, at 245.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1095327 fatcat:c3xpj2hksnao3ecsddtjj34f4i

Tracing Symptoms of Psychological Health Status Among Construction Employees

Genevieve Ataa Fordjour,, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, Albert P. C. Chan
2020 Journal of Health and Medical Sciences  
Improving quality: workers and systems All health systems need to create an environment for effective team learning for quality improvement.  ...  Proportion of population using solid fuel Target: 10. Halve by 2015 the proportion of people without sustainable access to safe drinking-water Indicator: 30.  ... 
doi:10.31014/aior.1994.03.01.104 fatcat:wj3d3fdyrvbdlmzafj2ltqo37m

Report to Congress : surface transportation research and development plan

John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (U.S.)
1996
Frontal, side, and rollover crashes account for most of the deaths and injuries to occupants of passenger cars and light trucks and vans.  ...  , can constrain the efficiency and performance of the entire system.  ...  The NTI coordinates with the NHI (see Chapter 2) to support the implementation of intermodal transportation system.  ... 
doi:10.21949/1404487 fatcat:f7mlwftz7ndwjpm7w6rdlqvzdq

Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics

2001 Abstracts of Working Papers in Economics  
These offices negotiate licensing agreements with firms to commercialize university-based technologies.  ...  Stated welfare changes for effective speed reduction are found to be sizable and the parameters of the random utility models are related to differences in objective speed measures.  ...  Rogers: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0951007900005271 fatcat:z6i2zndgbvazdmfeb5py5o5smi

Economic growth in the 1990s: learning from a decade of reform

2005 ChoiceReviews  
pay dearly for water delivered by truck.  ...  They developed the hub-and-spoke system to balance the public demand for frequent flights against the capacity and fuel economy of their fleets.Their IRI, and France and Germany sold part of their telecom  ...  4) a transparent system for incorporating changes to the forward estimates during rollovers to the following year; and (5) a tractable system for undertaking program evaluation (World Bank 1998b). 22.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.43-2318 fatcat:76ctwvvjcvfqfokcuomri4asze

Improving the process of technology transfer for better road safety policy outcomes in Cambodia and the Lao PDR

Matthew Ericson
2017
The second case study examines pickup truck canopies proven to prevent injuries to cargo-area passengers in Australia.  ...  The objective of this thesis is to analyse impediments to successful transfer using case studies from Cambodia and Laos.  ...  16.36How do you try to be safe when you take your tok-tok on the sealed road? 9.16.37Do you try to avoid taking your tok-tok on the sealed road at any time of the day which is not so safe?  ... 
doi:10.4225/03/587c22178b09f fatcat:vj5gerl4j5btljmhb55cswzok4

Infrastructure and Industry Evolution Proceedings of a conference

Burton English, R Menard, Kim Jensen, Burton English, Kim Jensen, Jamey Menard, Zibin Zhang, Michael Wetzstein, Steven Sexton, Deepak Rajagopal, Gal Hochman, David Roland-Holsts (+47 others)
Risk   unpublished
In June 2008, university, private sector and government researchers were invited to a second in five conference series on the Transition to a Bioeconomy.  ...  With this interest, the U.S. biofuels industry has experienced rapid expansion.  ...  References Bhuyan, S., and L.  ... 
fatcat:wqhcrak5cvffpjl4gctolshk3a

MRAP : marketing military innovation [article]

Hasik, James M., 1966-
2016
The result had been what the military refers to as a "catastrophic" kill, meaning that the vehicle had been essentially destroyed, and several crew members killed.  ...  better than not. 13 The enemy, however, continued learning, and grew more effective at penetrating vehicles, including even heavily armored Abrams tanks and Bradley troop carriers-vehicles tailored for  ...  Their learnings about the overall system-the entire truck-then benefited from trying many different architectural combinations, as innovation in each modular component was less constrained than innovation  ... 
doi:10.15781/t28k74z27 fatcat:kfjsg2ag6zfydbm5cefrvaqzle
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