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Temporal Interactions of Intervals in Distributed Systems

Ajay D. Kshemkalyani
1996 Journal of computer and system sciences (Print)  
In a space time view of a distributed system, each point in space has its own time axis. This paper studies the interaction of intervals at different spatial points in a distributed system.  ...  The diverse suite of temporal relations between intervals included in our results provides much greater flexibility than do Lamport's relations to model interprocess interaction in a distributed system  ...  While Hamblin's result is applicable to a study of interactions of intervals in a uniprocessor system, it is inadequate for modeling the interactions of intervals in distributed systems.  ... 
doi:10.1006/jcss.1996.0022 fatcat:yfxpzyhxmbd6dlcap2zqrru52e

Interval-Based Linear Hybrid Dynamical System for Modeling Cross-Media Timing Structures in Multimedia Signals

Hiroaki Kawashima, Takashi Matsuyama
2007 14th International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing (ICIAP 2007)  
In this paper, we propose a computational scheme named an interval-based linear hybrid dynamical system (ILHDS) to represent complex dynamic events based on temporal intervals, each of which is characterized  ...  We then propose a cross-media timingstructure model to represent dynamic structures among multiple media signals based on the relation of temporal intervals described by multiple ILHDSs.  ...  While such multimedia interaction systems are important, users sometimes feel frustration when the systems get out of human interaction protocols.  ... 
doi:10.1109/iciap.2007.4362872 dblp:conf/iciap/KawashimaM07 fatcat:nuanntf4areida3sqqcgxke7lu

Do We Have a Common Mechanism for Measuring Time in the Hundreds of Millisecond Range? Evidence From Multiple-Interval Timing Tasks

Hugo Merchant, Wilbert Zarco, Luis Prado
2008 Journal of Neurophysiology  
However, this compliance of the scalar property of interval timing was accompanied by a strong effect of S, N, and M and the interaction between these variables on the subjects' temporal accuracy.  ...  In the present study we examined the performance variability of a group of 13 subjects in eight different tasks that involved the processing of temporal intervals in the subsecond range.  ...  of a specific timing task may engage similar and larger parts of this distributed system.  ... 
doi:10.1152/jn.01225.2007 pmid:18094101 fatcat:pydkaziofrhw3dvotpbygykyvq

New framework of back diffusion-based autonomous decentralized control and its application to clustering scheme

Chisa Takano, Masaki Aida, Masayuki Murata, Makoto Imase
2010 2010 IEEE Globecom Workshops  
Although each node in the network acts autonomously on the basis of only the local information directly available to it, our control proposal leads to optimal performance for the whole network.  ...  In addition, we have proposed flow control based on a diffusion equation to achieve autonomous load-balancing in the network and have confirmed that realizes congestion avoidance.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work was partly supported by Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B) (21700086) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, and Early-concept Grants for Exploratory Research  ... 
doi:10.1109/glocomw.2010.5700342 fatcat:dqk66sx6efgq7esqtsjvekp6xe

Modeling Timing Structure in Multimedia Signals [chapter]

Hiroaki Kawashima, Kimitaka Tsutsumi, Takashi Matsuyama
2006 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper proposes a method for modeling temporal structure in multimedia signals based on temporal intervals of primitive signal patterns.  ...  Modeling and describing temporal structure in multimedia signals, which are captured simultaneously by multiple sensors, is important for realizing human machine interaction and motion generation.  ...  Acknowledgment: This work is in part supported by Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan under the contract of 18049046.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11789239_47 fatcat:562rbddqlnfk3dok2ly5df4upq

Multi-level Model for Synchronizing Temporal Streams on HLA-Based Distributed Multimedia Applications Using HTSPN

Akram Hakiri, Michel Diaz, Slim Abdellatif, Pascal Berthou, Thierry Gayraud
2010 2010 Second International Conferences on Advances in Multimedia  
Consequently, it allows the specification of both the temporal non-determinism of weakly distributed applications and the temporal variability of the multimedia processing.  ...  This paper suggests the use of a powerful synchronization scheme based on HTSPN between different flows issued from distributed multimedia systems to fulfill these requirements.  ...  The authors would like to thank Roberto Willrich, professor in Federal University of Santa Catharina, Brazil, for his discussion during the development of the formal models in multimedia systems.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mmedia.2010.41 fatcat:kft65tvg4jfuxbctdh6k57ok3e

Modeling Dynamic Structure of Human Verbal and Nonverbal Communication

Takashi Matsuyama, Hiroaki Kawashima
2007 Second International Conference on Informatics Research for Development of Knowledge Society Infrastructure (ICKS'07)  
We proposed a computational scheme named Interval-based Linear Hybrid Dynamical System (ILHDS, in short) for modeling complex dynamic events and conducted several experiments to explore characteristics  ...  In the paper, we describe the theoretical scheme of ILHDS followed by its practical applications.  ...  While such multimedia interaction systems are important, users sometimes feel frustration when the systems get out of human interaction protocols.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icks.2007.19 fatcat:flyyqirvbrgd5iyzdkr5iiyiv4

Discovering and Predicting Temporal Patterns of WiFi-interactive Social Populations [article]

Xiang Li and Yi-Qing Zhang and Athanasios V. Vasilakos
2014 arXiv   pre-print
Extensive efforts have been devoted to characterizing the rich connectivity patterns among the nodes (components) of such complex networks (systems), and in the course of development of research in this  ...  of the networked system?  ...  Fig. 6 . 6 Temporal dynamics of event interactions. (a) The probability distribution of event interactions' active durations ∆t EI all . (b) The size distribution of event interactions.  ... 
arXiv:1412.6329v1 fatcat:s7o24y26izee5by7tsq3r75uda

A Temporal Probabilistic Model for Dynamic Circle Recommendation in Mobile Applications

Fan-Kai Chou, Meng-Fen Chiang, Wen-Chih Peng
2013 2013 IEEE 14th International Conference on Mobile Data Management  
We identify the fundamental factors that govern interactions and aim to automatically form friend circles for scenarios, such as, who should I share the photo with in the early morning?  ...  Experimental results on Enron dataset and Call Detail Records prove the effectiveness of dynamic circle formation with proposed temporal probabilistic model.  ...  where I(t) is a set of the query user's interactions in time interval t.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mdm.2013.75 dblp:conf/mdm/ChouCP13 fatcat:jw53p6wcojd6hmkovgykn7lmve

Signal Processing With Temporal Sequences in Olfactory Systems

A.G. Lozowski, M. Lysetskiy, J.M. Zurada
2004 IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks  
Inverse Frobenius-Perron models of the bulb's temporal sequences are fitted to the interspike distributions of temporally modulated receptor signals.  ...  A mechanism of interactions between random excitations evoked by odorants in the olfactory receptors of the epithelium and deterministic operation of the olfactory bulb is proposed in this paper.  ...  Kauer, Professor of Neuroscience and Anatomy at Tufts University School of Medicine.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tnn.2004.832730 pmid:15484900 fatcat:xitn6mj6ivdajkw54msvxosbnu

Temporal factors to evaluate trustworthiness of virtual identities

Luca Longo, Pierpaolo Dondio, Stephen Barrett
2007 2007 Third International Conference on Security and Privacy in Communications Networks and the Workshops - SecureComm 2007  
In this paper we investigate how temporal factors (i.e. factors computed by considering only the time-distribution of interactions) can be used as an evidence of an entity's trustworthiness.  ...  Moreover, while these two classical techniques are based on evaluating the outcomes of interactions (direct or indirect), temporal factors are based on quantitative analysis, representing an alternative  ...  INTRODUCTION In this paper we investigate how temporal factors (i.e. factors computed considering only the time-distribution of interactions) can be used as an evidence of entity's trustworthiness.  ... 
doi:10.1109/seccom.2007.4550300 dblp:conf/securecomm/LongoDB07 fatcat:rt6jsjikurdqjiyl53yiidt57i

A Multi-Agent Temporal Constraint Satisfaction System Based on Allen's Interval Algebra and Probabilities

Elhadi Shakshuki, André Trudel, Yiqing Xu
2007 International Journal of Information Technology and Web Engineering  
In addition, many of these problems are distributed in nature. To this end, we combine agents with a special type of CSP called an Interval Algebra network (IA network).  ...  An IA network is a graph where each node represents an interval. Directed edges in the network are labelled with temporal interval relations.  ...  A PIA network is a directed graph where each node represents a temporal interval, and the edges are labelled with constraints between intervals.  ... 
doi:10.4018/jitwe.2007040102 fatcat:j4aztsealfdbxknflvfl7s5gmi

A temporal reference framework for multimedia synchronization

M.J. Perez-Luque, T.D.C. Little
1996 IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications  
In the digital domain, synchronization problems exist due to data distribution and communications, random events caused by human-computer interaction, and general computer and communications performance  ...  In this paper we develop a uniform, theoretical foundation for discussing multimedia synchronization and temporal specification.  ...  In this section we briefly show the utility of the temporal reference framework in the analysis of distributed multimedia systems.  ... 
doi:10.1109/49.481692 fatcat:q5mwr6bkubhedguadcbq2wyxuy

Temporal Networks of Face-to-Face Human Interactions [chapter]

Alain Barrat, Ciro Cattuto
2013 Understanding Complex Systems  
system.  ...  Moreover, we argue that, due to the temporal heterogeneity of human dynamics, in order to investigate the temporal properties of spreading processes it may be necessary to abandon the notion of wall-clock  ...  Finally, we are grateful to all the volunteers who participated in the deployments.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-36461-7_10 fatcat:zljfephr2rdifpmkc5bf7njfl4

Burstiness and Aging in Social Temporal Networks

Antoine Moinet, Michele Starnini, Romualdo Pastor-Satorras
2015 Physical Review Letters  
The presence of burstiness in temporal social networks, revealed by a power law form of the waiting time distribution of consecutive interactions, is expected to produce aging effects in the corresponding  ...  We validate our predictions against numerical simulations, and we check for the presence of aging effects in a empirical temporal network, ruled by bursty social interactions.  ...  of social acts in the system in that interval, was actually measured.  ... 
doi:10.1103/physrevlett.114.108701 pmid:25815972 fatcat:h5vyzi27rbcvziypozrl6r2cqu
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