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Shear Strength Prediction of Deep Beams by Softened Truss Model

B.R Niranjan
2012 IOSR Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering  
The softened truss model theory, which has been successively used for low rise shear walls and torsion, is extended to deep beams.  ...  Conclusion: By using the taguchi method/table is shown in below, by using this we can optimize the injection process parameters, using optimum process parameters we can achieve minimum shrinkage, which  ...  There are many reasons for warpage, process parameters alone is often powerless to solve.  ... 
doi:10.9790/1684-0410106 fatcat:fhoagbvmmzbqtifzwujm54lwei

A neurofuzzy algorithm for learning from complex granules

Bruno Apolloni, Simone Bassis, Jacopo Rota, Gian Luca Galliani, Matteo Gioia, Luca Ferrari
2016 Granular Computing  
A further complication is that the outputs are evaluated exactly in terms of the true unknown values held by the fuzzy attributes, which in turn must be inferred by the system.  ...  Namely, receiving in input a set of both crisp and fuzzy variables (respectively, from the hard_suit and the soft_suit of the c-granule to account for user and device logs), the inference system is asked  ...  We may see the squeezed thread of the parameters due to the reset of their range after the sticking in a local minimum.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s41066-016-0018-1 fatcat:gyqlzyo3vnhvzirtjwimjzsxpy

Integration of continuous caster and hot strip mill planning for steel production

Peter Cowling, Wafa Rezig
2000 Journal of Scheduling  
Since these processes lie at the solid=liquid interface we use 'virtual' slabs, corresponding to possible (but not yet cast) solid forms of liquid steel, as a means of communication between hot strip mill  ...  Our model is solved using a combination of mathematical programming and heuristic techniques and we show that the solutions provided are very nearly optimal.  ...  These processes are the subject of our planning system and we will discuss them in detail later.  ... 
doi:10.1002/1099-1425(200007/08)3:4<185::aid-jos42>3.0.co;2-g fatcat:vww57y34offydecsp2px5kuhwq

Chapter 3 >Mathematical Optimization Techniques [chapter]

1979 Mathematics in Science and Engineering  
These are the reasons for introducing fuzzy notations, because the fuzzy sets method is very useful for handling uncertainties and essential for a human expert's knowledge acquisitions.  ...  . • Defuzzification: The process of converting an output fuzzy set for a solution variable into a single value that can be used as an output. • Overlap: The degree to which the domain of one fuzzy set  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0076-5392(08)60923-6 fatcat:v3734fsmqzb3pms3rulinejfe4

Introduction to development theory

Debraj Ray
2007 Journal of Economic Theory  
Very much the same is true of the contribution by Saint-Paul, which emphasizes yet another aspect of the knowledge process.  ...  This leads to the "marriage squeeze".  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jet.2007.06.001 fatcat:55ly4by5djcebbg3clz3h7ib3e

Process Metallurgy - Section "B"

Mihok, Ľ.
2006 Metalurgija  
The initial temperature field for the simulation is the temperature field at the end of the continuous casting process.  ...  In the production process at the Acroni d.o.o. steelworks the slabs are cast on a continuous caster and then transported to the hot-processing plant, where they are reheated and rolled into plates or strips  ...  The paper establishes the present day state of knowledge on parameters influencing residual stresses in iron castings, based on writings on this subject.  ... 
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Vision for mobile robot navigation: a survey

G.N. Desouza, A.C. Kak
2002 IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence  
For each component, we have further subdivided our treatment of the subject on the basis of structured and unstructured environments.  ...  For unstructured environments, we have discussed the cases of navigation using optical flows, using methods from the appearance-based paradigm, and by recognition of specific objects in the environment  ...  At CEPEL, he worked in areas such as real-time systems, neural networks, fuzzy logic, and nonmonotonic reasoning expert systems, all in the scope of supervisory control and data acquisition systems (SCADA  ... 
doi:10.1109/34.982903 fatcat:bndly6pfobffpl6h7pelp2azem

A Novel Framework for Semantic Annotation and Personalized Retrieval of Sports Video

Changsheng Xu, Jinjun Wang, Hanqing Lu, Yifan Zhang
2008 IEEE transactions on multimedia  
Different from the state of the art sports video analysis methods which heavily rely on audio/visual features, the proposed approach incorporates web-casting text into sports video analysis.  ...  Compared with previous approaches, the contributions of our approach include the following. 1) The event detection accuracy is significantly improved due to the incorporation of web-casting text analysis  ...  [39] proposed a live soccer event detection system using web-casting text and broadcast video and conducted a live trial on World-Cup 2006 games.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tmm.2008.917346 fatcat:w3bbhwkyt5chfbkp4nocemiexe

Design as Scientific Problem-Solving [chapter]

Dan Braha, Oded Maimon
1998 Applied Optimization  
In its effort to promote research in the field, the National Science Foundation defines design as "the process by which products, processes, and systems are created to perform desired functions, through  ...  The scientific community metaphor has been useful in guiding the development of general purpose, highly effective, design process meta-tools [73]. 1.  ...  Testing involves a wide range of reasoning types, such as classical and approximate logical systems (theorem provers, qualitative reasoning); experiments (e.g., simulations); knowledge accumulated from  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4757-2872-9_2 fatcat:agky62sh3bgxpni746tco6wi2e

Multiple shocks and slum household economies in South India

Barbara Harriss-White, Wendy Olsen, Penny Vera-Sanso, V. Suresh
2013 Economy and Society  
This research uses a fresh perspective to trace the impact of multiple economic, financial and environmental shocks on the 'underbelly' of slum dwellers in the South Indian city of Chennai over the period  ...  The method involved 12 month recall over the 6 month survey period during the shocks and their aftermath, a comparison of emic and etic measures of economic wellbeing and the comparative use of mixed methods  ...  earlier. ** The use of a fuzzy set for each period gives a simple coding which is averaged out here using the group mean.  ... 
doi:10.1080/03085147.2013.772760 fatcat:lc5oo2oswzbsthfbrkjz43xciq

Tolerance analysis in manufacturing using process capability ratio with measurement uncertainty

Rasoul Mahshid, Zahra Mansourvar, Hans Nørgaard Hansen
2018 Precision engineering  
One possible reason for this is that, both methods have origins in statistical behavior of the process.  ...  In addition, it must be noted that the recommended process capability ratios are only minimums.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.precisioneng.2017.12.008 fatcat:p5txzjfka5evniwzdv2du5px6a

Pop competitiveness

Roberto Cellino, Anna Soci
2002 PSL Quarterly Review  
Very few economic terms are used as much as competitiveness in economics.  ...  It analyzes the problems of consistency among the available definitions and among the indicators used to measurecompetitiveness.  ...  However, to simplify, let us assume a system to be a number of subjects sharing a body of rules and a minimum set of objectives; the system is generally the product of the evolutionary interdependence  ... 
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Mind's eye

A.H. Lowrey
1989 Computers and Mathematics with Applications  
The concept of symmetry is one of the great universal principles used to comprehend the enormous amounts of data encountered in both the worlds of natural phenomenon and of abstract knowledge.  ...  With the advent of computers, methodology has evolved to process and generate huge amounts of information.  ...  They are both subject to the poorly understood, nonrational mental processing involved in creating the perceptions with which our reasoning and thinking begin.  ... 
doi:10.1016/0898-1221(89)90247-2 fatcat:wi2wuhaizvfy3powch3d45k3oe

Ability to Be Machined [chapter]

2014 CIRP Encyclopedia of Production Engineering  
Problem Solving • Search • Constraint satisfaction Knowledge and Reasoning • Logic and logical inference • Planning • Knowledge representation Uncertain Knowledge and Reasoning • Quantification  ...  Casting processes are possible, but the direct application is used more frequently ( Fig. 12 ).  ...  Key variables in the process domain that characterizes the process that can generate the specific DPs.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-20617-7_100003 fatcat:udobek4l65b2lhyf3hmj5j4rvi

Geotechnical Risk Identification: Case Study of Flexible Retaining Walls Installation

Danute SLIZYTE, Natalija LEPKOVA, Rimantas MACKEVICIUS
2020 Teknik Dergi  
This can be done using the process shown in Figure 3 . Subject to the category, the investigation volume and methods are regulated.  ...  The recommended minimum number of tests for one soil stratum [23] .  ... 
doi:10.18400/tekderg.459316 fatcat:xvjdd4pw55a4vn4f3tgu5ixrli
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