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Leveraging opportunities for campus sustainability: a case study of water resources

Kristan Cockerill, Jana Carp
2009 Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy  
Institutions of higher education are well situated globally for transformation toward sustainability.  ...  This case study focuses on interrelationships among a public university's teaching and research missions and its place within a broader community as it transforms toward sustainably managing campus-water  ...  of WRPC as a "pork barrel" for the monitoring team.  ... 
doi:10.1080/15487733.2009.11908033 fatcat:2z5jvwl3jfd25gnkew4dgp32za

Exploring the Marketing Analytics Practices in Cement Industry: A Case Study Approach for a Cement Company Associated with Indigenous Conglomerate

Imran Bashir Dar, Abdul Zahid Khan, Sadaf Kashif
2020 Global Management Sciences Review  
For this purpose, a series of interview sessions from various levels of management at the cement company head office was conducted, followed by transcription, codification, funnelling and triangulation  ...  The dawn of 4th industrial evolution (4.0) in emerging economies, has been a paradigm shift for data consumption in cement companies, where value input from marketing analytics is apparent but holistic  ...  Jakobsen et al. (2017) studied the decision making and prioritising schemes in terms of project management for a cement plant for smart integration of the technology and economic indicators for simulating  ... 
doi:10.31703/gmsr.2020(v-iv).02 fatcat:m4ifqmzuhrg3pi3n6pqs74lvl4

Intelligent power monitoring and control with wireless sensor network techniques

Iman Mohammed Nayyef, Anas Ali Hussien
2020 Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science  
This system includes a complete network of wireless sensing node, base station and a smart home gateway.  ...  This study presents intelligent power monitoring and control with wireless sensor network techniques, based on WSNs and IoT technologies is designed to manage real-time power at buildings.  ...  There is a significant issue for both industry and academia, represented by the way of reducing and estimating energy consumption for smart houses.  ... 
doi:10.11591/ijeecs.v18.i2.pp1112-1122 fatcat:7s47vcve6jfwfaff6ja5gvdpfe

Relinquishing the Practices of a Lifetime: Observations on ageing, caring and literacies

Mary Hamilton
2009 Literacy and Numeracy Studies  
This paper draws on ethnographic and case study data from a variety of sources to explore the changing social practices of literacy across the lifespan.  ...  It reveals how literacy is implicated in peoples' changing sense of time, place and history; how the older person's identity as a literate actor may be interrupted by both institutional and informal processes  ...  Giving power of attorney even to a well-known friend or family member is a most significant one to a person's sense of identity and control.  ... 
doi:10.5130/lns.v0i0.1278 fatcat:6zhtatssqnfl5ayzq7v5fk4d2m

RESTifying Real-World Systems: A Practical Case Study in RFID [chapter]

Dominique Guinard, Mathias Mueller, Vlad Trifa
2011 REST: From Research to Practice  
The EPC Network is a set of standards to build a global network for such electronically tagged goods and objects.  ...  The query interface, implemented via SOAP-based Web services, enables business applications to consume and share data beyond companies borders and forms a global network of independent EPCIS instances.  ...  Case-study: RESTful EPCIS as a Module For the RESTful EPCIS, we decided to create an independent REST Adapter, as it delivers a clear advantage in this case: it allows the RESTful EPCIS to work on top  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4419-8303-9_16 fatcat:y7pamahehvdzne5slbzwhdd6yi

Intravenous infusion practices across England and their impact on patient safety: a mixed-methods observational study

Ann Blandford, Dominic Furniss, Galal H Galal-Edeen, Gill Chumbley, Li Wei, Astrid Mayer, Bryony Dean Franklin
2020 Health Services and Delivery Research  
practices, including the contribution of smart pumps.  ...  A recent US multisite study revealed surprisingly few potentially harmful errors despite a high overall error rate.  ...  We next highlight the implications for practice and for future research arising from this study.  ... 
doi:10.3310/hsdr08070 fatcat:7l2zxnr3i5gdxmy2nk5pr57vki

Monitoring the Application [chapter]

Adam Shackelford
2015 Beginning Amazon Web Services with Node.js  
During the next few months we are doing field trials that will help us test if these ideas are practically feasible in adapting communication protocols to improve communication between gliders and shore  ...  s most complete test-bed for monitoring the state-of-health of building: The UCLA Factor Building.  ...  Participatory Sensing Platforms: The first are a suite of building blocks needed for the construction of robust Participatory Sensing systems.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4842-0653-9_7 fatcat:b6s3wv3jcvf6xiniouokdhwtba

Special Issue "Analysis for Power Quality Monitoring"

González de-la-Rosa, Pérez-Donsión
2020 Energies  
Human beings have an unavoidable commitment to sustainability, which implies adapting PQ monitoring techniques to our dynamic world, defining a digital and smart concept of quality for electricity.  ...  Experiments have been developed within the frameworks of research units and projects and deal with real data from industry practice and public buildings.  ...  Our special thanks go to the editorial staff of Energies for the fruitful cooperation based on a previous yearly committed engagement.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en13030514 fatcat:ofwi5iprvbccxlkf4x32xthxly

A Smart Campus' Digital Twin for Sustainable Comfort Monitoring

Agustín Zaballos, Alan Briones, Alba Massa, Pol Centelles, Víctor Caballero
2020 Sustainability  
a smaller scale, the concept of SCs as a testbed for a smart city is gaining momentum in the research community.  ...  This paper proposes a SC concept to investigate the integration of building information modeling tools with Internet of Things- (IoT)-based wireless sensor networks in the fields of environmental monitoring  ...  SCs, similar to smart cities, are CAS but on a smaller scale, where heterogeneous elements adapt, interact, and create a pattern of relationships.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12219196 fatcat:nz3mawg4sjcbvdphdp6zbwfkxu

Indoor Air-Quality Data-Monitoring System: Long-Term Monitoring Benefits

Shengjing Sun, Xiaochen Zheng, Javier Villalba-Díez, Joaquín Ordieres-Meré
2019 Sensors  
The developed data-monitoring solution allows for the possibility of low-cost, long-term, real-time, and summarized IAQ information benefiting all stakeholders contributing to define a rich context for  ...  Through a systematic literature review in the area of IAQ, two gaps have been identified by this study: short-term monitoring bias and IAQ data-monitoring solution challenges.  ...  It contains different sensors for sensing and gathering IAQ information; (ii) The network layer is responsible for connecting to other smart things, network devices, and servers.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s19194157 fatcat:cyrbia7x5bb25dviubtg4x3l6e

Structural Health Monitoring [chapter]

Sreenivas Alampalli, Mohammed Ettouney
2013 The International Handbook of FRP Composites in Civil Engineering  
A large amount of research has been focused on utilizing the impedance method for structural health monitoring.  ...  This paper presents the development and application of a miniaturized impedance sensor node for structural health monitoring (SHM).  ...  energy harvesting to become a practical source of power for wireless SHM systems (Park et al 2007) .  ... 
doi:10.1201/b15806-43 fatcat:qbrhlhlifzdqtmhi7rko5lvm6a

Current Directions of Structural Health Monitoring and Control in USA [chapter]

Satish Nagarajaiah, Shirley Dyke, Jerome Lynch, Andrew Smyth, Anil Agrawal, Michael Symans, Erik Johnson
2008 Advances in Science and Technology  
Both SHM and SC technology face significant challenges due to the size and scale of civil engineering structures.  ...  as important tall buildings, critical facilities, and long span bridges.  ...  The fundamental building block of a wireless structural monitoring system is the low-cost wireless sensing unit.  ... 
doi:10.4028/3-908158-13-3.277 fatcat:ztif5sjhq5anvatz7femco4tce

Current Directions of Structural Health Monitoring and Control in USA

Satish Nagarajaiah, Shirley Dyke, Jerome P. Lynch, Andrew Smyth, Anil Agrawal, Michael Symans, Erik Johnson
2008 Advances in Science and Technology  
Both SHM and SC technology face significant challenges due to the size and scale of civil engineering structures.  ...  as important tall buildings, critical facilities, and long span bridges.  ...  The fundamental building block of a wireless structural monitoring system is the low-cost wireless sensing unit.  ... 
doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/ast.56.277 fatcat:dvjxukbx3nctdpsbno5xk7xmui

Healthcare Sensing and Monitoring [chapter]

George Vasilev Angelov, Dimitar Petrov Nikolakov, Ivelina Nikolaeva Ruskova, Elitsa Emilova Gieva, Maria Liubomirova Spasova
2019 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Sensors can be used for life-supporting implants, preventive measures, long-term monitoring of disabled or ill patients.  ...  The recent advances in electronics and microelectronics allow the development of low-cost devices that are widely used by many people as monitoring tools for well-being or preventive purposes.  ...  Our thanks to ICT COST Action IC1303: Algorithms, Architectures and Platforms for Enhanced Living Environments (AAPELE).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-10752-9_10 fatcat:5r6eolv2z5evtijpuzvyn6vcoa

Using the Food Skills Questionnaire (FSQ) to Evaluate a Cooking Intervention for University Students: A Pilot Study

Salma Mahmoud, Jamie A. Seabrook, Paula D.N. Dworatzek, June I. Matthews
2020 Canadian journal of dietetic practice and research  
Domain scores were then computed as a weighted average for the Total Food Skills Score out of 100. Open-ended questions assessed participants' perceptions of the classes.  ...  There was a significant increase in food planning (70.6 ± 13.5–77.6 ± 14.3, P < 0.01), food preparation (67.5 ± 14.0–74.9 ± 12.9, P < 0.01), food safety (78.0 ± 9.9–80.8 ± 13.0, P = 0.04), and total food  ...  We thank her for her tireless efforts to weave several days of complex discussion into a coherent document.  ... 
doi:10.3148/cjdpr-2020-024 pmid:32902323 fatcat:fxp5aqqz5ndptheaz6rdsmo434
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