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Dynamic Filtering of Useless Data in an Adaptive Multi-Agent System: Evaluation in the Ambient Domain [chapter]

Valérian Guivarch, Valérie Camps, André Péninou, Simon Stuker
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
An evaluation of the performances of our system as well as the encouraging obtained results are then shown.  ...  Amadeus is an Adaptive Multi-Agent System whose goal is to observe and to learn users' behaviour in an ambient system in order to perform their recurrent actions on their behalf.  ...  andAmadeus actions per day without filtering data data (three by room and five rooms), only three data are useful for each instance, and twelve are useless.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-38073-0_10 fatcat:6g26c35xujejzi6pkbb7fmpsay

AMADEUS: an adaptive multi-agent system to learn a user's recurring actions in ambient systems

Valérian GUIVARCH, Valérie CAMPS, André PÉNINOU
2012 Advances in Distributed Computing and Artificial Intelligence Journal  
Ambient systems are characterized by their dynamics and their huge complexity.An important issue in this field is their capability to provide a relevant behaviour in order to satisfy users involved.  ...  The objective of our study is to propose Amadeus, a system able to learn the user's behaviour in order to perform his recurrent actions on his behalf, independently of the ambient system in which it is  ...  So, we can distinguish useful and useless data by comparing their values at runtime with their values when they are considered as useful.  ... 
doi:10.14201/adcaij2012131110 doaj:9649da00c282406b978828992d7aa71b fatcat:l6bfjtxatrec7iw6jxkvxt6ylq

Without Why: Useless Plants in Daoism and Christianity

Sam Mickey
2019 Religions  
Each of those examples involves non-anthropocentric engagements with the uselessness of plants, which is not to say that they are completely free of the anthropocentrically scaled perspectives that assimilate  ...  A viable response to planetary emergency can emerge with the radical passivity of effortless action, which is a careless care that finds solidarity with the carefree ways of plants.  ...  The opposite of useless plants would be plants that are used up, such that their use and uselessness are not sustained or renewed.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rel10010065 fatcat:jqu44yk6ojfp7ns5u6otgiq2mu

On directly constructing LR(k) parsers without chain reductions

Wilf R. LaLonde
1976 Proceedings of the 3rd ACM SIGACT-SIGPLAN symposium on Principles on programming languages - POPL '76  
The algorithm, as in [PagS], also eliminates from the parsers all nonterminals which occur as the left part of useless chain productions.  ...  In this paper, we present an algorithm for directly constructing LR(k) parsers with arbitrary subsets of the chain productions, called the useless chain productions, optimized out.  ...  A useful chain production is one so declared by a user, otherwise, is useless.  ... 
doi:10.1145/800168.811546 dblp:conf/popl/LaLonde76 fatcat:sxypl5uxsfamxgoa4whhiamk7i

Page 478 of The Dublin Review Vol. 22, Issue [page]

1874 The Dublin Review  
Correlation of growth is used to account for apparently useless peculiarities, for, although the preservation of useless peculiarities cannot be due to the direct action of natural selection, if a useless  ...  peculiarity is correlated with a useful one, natural selection, by preserving that which is useful, will preserve the useless one as well.  ... 

Page 1093 of JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association Vol. 66, Issue 15 [page]

1916 JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association  
These facts should compel two restrictions in the use of drugs: 1. A drug which is not known to have some definite, safe action should not be used. 2.  ...  No one of sane mind doubts that there are useful drugs with a demonstrable activity.  ... 

Page 486 of Boston Literary Magazine Vol. 1, Issue 10 [page]

1833 Boston Literary Magazine  
We are apt to think that nothing can be useful, but what is done with a noise at noon-day, and at the corners of the streets ; as if the action and utility were synonymous, and it were not as useless to  ...  Paley, ‘ Many of us are brought up with this world set before us and nothing else.  ... 

Page 194 of Ethics Vol. 5, Issue 2 [page]

1895 Ethics  
The truth is that the activities of organic beings are not at any stage necessarily utilitarian. Nature furnishes the or- ganism with many members, useful and useless.  ...  The so-called practical man is justified in his scoffs at such uselessness. Again, there may be activities which have not their source in the useful at all.  ... 

Page 5884 of Mathematical Reviews Vol. , Issue 86m [page]

1986 Mathematical Reviews  
positive probability only to those nodes reached by the fewest useless actions, and, in this set, only those nodes requiring the fewest second order useless actions.  ...  There are sequential equilibria in which beliefs at each information set assign positive probability only to those nodes reached by the fewest useless actions.  ... 

Page 329 of Western Monthly Magazine, and Literary Journal Vol. 1, Issue [page]

1833 Western Monthly Magazine, and Literary Journal  
Many, very many things might be pointed out which are as useless, but not as harmless; but it would require a volume.  ...  ‘They found among other actions in use, that of ejectment, which was then used only by tenants who had been turned out of possession of lands leased them, to recover such lands again, and damages for the  ... 

On the Control of Asynchronous Automata

Hugo Gimbert, Marc Herbstritt
2018 Foundations of Software Technology and Theoretical Computer Science  
are connectedly communicating and when the dependency graph of processes is a tree.  ...  There exist three classes of plants for which the existence of a correct controller with causal memory has been shown decidable: when the dependency graph of actions is series-parallel, when the processes  ...  Moreover we thank one of the reviewers of a previous version, who spotted several mistakes and did provide very useful comments which led to several improvements in the presentation of the results.  ... 
doi:10.4230/lipics.fsttcs.2017.30 dblp:conf/fsttcs/Gimbert17 fatcat:bc5g4e6ufnfwlgblpsle4dupji

Page 95 of The Journal of Sacred Literature Vol. 5, Issue 9 [page]

1864 The Journal of Sacred Literature  
We can affirm that actions are useful or useless, beneficial or injurious, but we cannot say with strict accuracy that an action is wise ; we can only say that the man who did it is wise.  ...  A very great number of actions might be submitted to us for judg- ment; are they right actionsor wrong?  ... 

Page 172 of Ethics Vol. 15, Issue 2 [page]

1905 Ethics  
, yet the man of letters, like the man of science, is far from useless, even from the point of view of action, and that the distinction between the useful arts and those which are not useful does not hold  ...  to their fellows, they would never have been allowed to practice the useless art of poetry.  ... 

Synthesizing Plant Controllers Using Real-time Goals

Michel Barbeau, Froduald Kabanza, Richard St.-Denis
1995 International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence  
into account uncontrollable actions.  ...  These issues are mostly controllability, safety, bounded liveness, and real time. Our approach is founded on the supervisory control theory and on Metric Temporal Logic (MTL).  ...  Indeed, such expansions are useless.  ... 
dblp:conf/ijcai/BarbeauKS95 fatcat:wgulyhedwjbfxbmj6zpijzgtwq

Page 261 of The New England Journal of Medicine Vol. 79, Issue 17 [page]

1868 The New England Journal of Medicine  
For its chemical action, the galvanic cur- rent is almost exclusively used in the treat- ment of ulcers, although the Faradaic is not by any means useless in such conditions.  ...  There are conditions which readily yield to Faradization while galvanization is useless, and vice versa.  ... 
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