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Skiing the embedded systems mountain

Ingrid Verbauwhede, Patrick Schaumont
2005 ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems  
UCLA teaches students how to master the steep slopes of the embedded systems mountain. The EE201A graduate course connects high-level design specification to embedded implementation.  ...  Refinements lower the abstraction level toward the target architecture. The embedded systems mountain is traversed in two directions.  ...  This corresponds to skiing down different slopes of the mountain, starting from the application on the top.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1086519.1086523 fatcat:rwhmgyzw5bgk3kr7fch7cmtd6y

Ubiquitous Connectivity in the Mountains: Enhancing the Ski Experience

Bastian Pfleging, Albrecht Schmidt, Florian Michahelles
2013 IEEE pervasive computing  
The systems store the data on the Internet and use the RFID-enabled ski passes to link it to the user. One example of such system is the SkiMovie slope (see Figure 3 ).  ...  The system is designed to let the user walk through without taking out the RFID-based ski pass (which is shown here for illustration).  ... 
doi:10.1109/mprv.2013.38 fatcat:gaeu2nyymnbydkdewwui6cyzdq

Use of Gaz.ex for Japan's central mountains

Isao Kamiishi, Akimichi Iiyoshi, Norio Hayakawa, Kunio Kawada
1993 Annals of Glaciology  
Both utilized hot-fluid systems. 1.27 cm plastic pipes were embedded in the slab at a depth of 60 mm as dictated by the results of our theoretical analysis.  ...  Slab A featured concrete for the surface layer and the pipe-embedded layer, while slab B had asphalt for the surface layer over sand and cement in the embedded layer.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0260305500011757 fatcat:pc2zxi6sbrbtfkoucn7jcb7kem

A trust-enhanced recommender system application

Paolo Avesani, Paolo Massa, Roberto Tiella
2005 Proceedings of the 2005 ACM symposium on Applied computing - SAC '05  
A blog oriented architecture collects user experiences on ski mountaineering and their opinions on other users.  ...  We also present an open information exchange architecture that makes use of Semantic Web formats to guarantee interoperability between ski mountaineering communities.  ...  Moleskiing exports the information about every user on the Web: the ski trip annotations in MSSA embedded in the user blog entries and the trust statements in the user FOAF file.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1066677.1067036 dblp:conf/sac/AvesaniMT05 fatcat:nitijyl53jb4lj6bl33arkpfke

Evidence of chaos in slab avalanching

Walter Rosenthal, Kelly Elder
2003 Cold Regions Science and Technology  
Cumulative crown size distributions over the entire mountain and on individual paths are scale invariant and appear to form a multifractal set; chaotic systems often exhibit such statistics.  ...  Three independent tests indicate the time series is deterministic: plateauing of the correlation dimension with increasing embedding dimension, the correlation dimension of the attractor compared against  ...  Acknowledgements We wish to thank Mammoth Mountain Ski Area and the Mammoth Mountain Ski Patrol for providing weather and avalanche records and for their continuing support of this research.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0165-232x(03)00068-5 fatcat:ufdbq3zo7vggpeaucbeitzh2yq

Learning a physical activity classifier for a low-power embedded wrist-located device

Ricard Delgado-Gonzalo, Philippe Renevey, Adrian Tarniceriu, Jakub Parak, Mattia Bertschi
2018 2018 IEEE EMBS International Conference on Biomedical & Health Informatics (BHI)  
The overall system is designed for real-time execution and it is implemented in the commercial low-power System-on-Chips nRF51 and nRF52.  ...  The final precision achieved for the most important classes, (Rest, Walk, and Run), was of 96%, 94%, and 99% and it generalizes to compound activities such as XC skiing or Housework.  ...  Embedded implementation The classification algorithm was implemented for two different embedded platforms: the Nordic Semiconductor's nRF52832 and the nRF51822 from the same manufacturer.  ... 
doi:10.1109/bhi.2018.8333368 dblp:conf/bhi/Delgado-Gonzalo18 fatcat:vfnee66xvndh7clsrqyvx4di4i

A Comparison of On-Mote Lossy Compression Algorithms for Wireless Seismic Data Acquisition

Marc J. Rubin, Michael B. Wakin, Tracy Camp
2014 2014 IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems  
My technical research involves the application and optimization of wireless cyber-physical systems for near real-time geohazard monitoring (e.g., snow avalanches and earth dam internal erosion).  ...  Specifically, this work focuses on developing custom wireless hardware, efficient data transmission, and automated event detection for such wireless systems.  ...  Rubin Teaching Interests Introductory computer science; computer architecture; operating systems; pattern recognition (i.e., machine learning and data mining); wireless sensor networks; embedded systems  ... 
doi:10.1109/dcoss.2014.16 dblp:conf/dcoss/RubinWC14 fatcat:6vdqlwfs4nhehfycgwqft63cry

Sustainable tourism in mountainous regions [chapter]

K. Meyer-Cech, U. Pröbstl
2013 Tourism as a Challenge  
Trends of tourism in mountainous regions with their manifold economic, social and ecological impacts are dealt with in this paper using the Austrian Alps as an example, and evaluating ways to manage tourist  ...  The first section of this paper deals with the differences in research on tourism trends in Europe and North America concerning approaches and methods used.  ...  A recent example is the skiing region of Kitzbühel in Tyrol, where more than 30 communities with 241 skiing lifts, that cover 676 kilometres of slopes, and 172 mountain restaurants have joined forces.  ... 
doi:10.2495/978-1-84564-814-5/003 fatcat:k3fvbnomdngq3bp2rwpropopfm

'Mountain resorts': origins and evolution

Andrzej Kowalczyk
2009 Turyzm  
The paper discusses the background for the emergence of such 'mountain resorts', their types and changes in their mode of operation.  ...  Only after some time were these areas was merged to form one system.  ...  Thereby, their very existence was embedded in psychological and social factors rather than curative ones.  ... 
doi:10.2478/v10106-009-0004-y fatcat:2lzpmpsbfzaktd4gqt7raul47a

On the Decline of Wintertime Precipitation in the Snowy Mountains of Southeastern Australia

Thomas H. Chubb, Steven T. Siems, Michael J. Manton
2011 Journal of Hydrometeorology  
Mountains region.  ...  The declining trend in wintertime precipitation over the past two decades is most clearly seen in the intensity of precipitation due to cutoff lows and coincides with a decline in the number of systems  ...  This work has benefited from the thoughtful comments of three anonymous reviewers.  ... 
doi:10.1175/jhm-d-10-05021.1 fatcat:f6x3tltebvenhk5pxrfrg3fukm

The political ecology of local environmental narratives: power, knowledge, and mountain caribou conservation

R. Patrick Bixler
2013 Journal of Political Ecology  
In interior British Columbia, Canada, these dynamics unfold in one of the most rigorously documented examples of the negative effect of anthropogenic disturbance on an endangered species – declining mountain  ...  The ways that we view nature and generate, interpret, communicate, and understand the "science" of environmental problems is deeply embedded in particular economic, political, and ecological contexts.  ...  The Revelstoke Mountain Ski Resort 3 , an active and motorized winter recreation industry in the surrounding Columbia Mountains (including both heli-skiing and snowmobiling), Mt.  ... 
doi:10.2458/v20i1.21749 fatcat:n4p64ncvvvcu3cotohejlj4mb4

Jennifer Peedom's Mountain as a City Symphony

Benita Lehmann
2022 Journal of the Austrian Association for American Studies  
Analyzing Mountain in the generic context of the city symphony film draws attention to the deep structural links between urban centers and mountains, and their shared technological and urban infrastructures  ...  This article explores Jennifer Peedom's film Mountain (2017) through the lens of the city symphony in view of structural, aesthetic, and thematic parallels between mountain and city symphony films.  ...  Compiled into a sequence, a freestyle ski park on top of a mountain flank is used for various ski tricks.  ... 
doi:10.47060/jaaas.v2i2.100 fatcat:2y67mxwy3zccxfntzkhd5soxcq

One Hundred Inches in One Hundred Hours: Evolution of a Wasatch Mountain Winter Storm Cycle

W. James Steenburgh
2003 Weather and forecasting  
The storm cycle, which occurred from 22 to 27 November 2001, included two distinct storm systems that produced 108 in. (274 cm) of snow at Alta Ski Area, including 100 in. (254 cm) during a 100-h period  ...  Synoptic, orographic, and lake-effect precipitation processes during a major winter storm cycle over the Wasatch Mountains of northern Utah are examined using radar imagery, high-density surface data,  ...  Ethan Greene of the Utah Avalanche Center and Larry Dunn of the National Weather Service stimulated and encouraged this study.  ... 
doi:10.1175/1520-0434(2003)018<1018:ohiioh>;2 fatcat:7ivdxpiom5bbng5epsdct7iocm

Past changes in natural and managed snow reliability of French Alps ski resorts from 1961 to 2019

Lucas Berard-Chenu, Hugues François, Emmanuelle George, Samuel Morin
2022 The Cryosphere  
snow cover modelling system driven by a local atmospheric reanalysis.  ...  ski resorts and in the spring.  ...  Within the CDP Trajectories framework, the PhD scholarship of Lucas Berard-Chenu is jointly funded by the French National Research Agency in the framework of the "Investissements d'avenir" programme (grant  ... 
doi:10.5194/tc-16-863-2022 fatcat:s5pq3nczmnhofeuc2uz6nmynxi

Trends Supporting the In-Field Use of Wearable Inertial Sensors for Sport Performance Evaluation: A Systematic Review

Valentina Camomilla, Elena Bergamini, Silvia Fantozzi, Giuseppe Vannozzi
2018 Sensors  
the absolute orientation of body segments or sports equipment (e.g., rackets, clubs, skis), or the orientation of a body segment relative to another (joint kinematics).  ...  or Inertial and Magnetic Measurement System, IMMS).  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors wish to thank Beatrice Donato, Giacomo Palchetti, Gabriele Del Ferraro,  ... 
doi:10.3390/s18030873 pmid:29543747 pmcid:PMC5877384 fatcat:xga3mhgz3ndjbkng27ngyv4pvy
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