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Engineering the Decision-Making Process Using Multiple Markov Theories and DEMO [chapter]

Sérgio Guerreiro
2015 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
In this context, this paper combines information systems engineering (DEMO business transactions design) and operation research (Markov theories) to contribute to the decision-making body of knowledge.  ...  For this reason, in a process-based organization, when change is demanded (e.g., business processes re-engineering) it is difficult to collect, and interpret, the complete information about the current  ...  So forth, we propose and evaluate an innovative approach combining DEMO-based business process design [5, 7] ) and operations research (using Markov decision process (MDP) and partial observable Markov  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-19297-0_2 fatcat:kxel5yhjgfbydiz4zh5a5vfi5m

A Risk-Based Approach Supporting Enterprise Architecture Evolution [chapter]

Khaled Gaaloul, Sérgio Guerreiro
2015 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
To that end, we rationalize on a set of design decisions that are mapped on a non deterministic finite automaton, which is then evaluated by Markov decision processes.  ...  In this paper, we present an approach supporting design decision during EA evolution. The idea is to reason on (To-be) models when evolving to a posterior state.  ...  consider that all the artifacts are observable and then a Markov decision processes (MDP) could be used in that situation.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-25897-3_4 fatcat:fklgo4vph5cztkpsdvno4anu2i

A Decision-Theoretic Framework for Opportunistic Spectrum Access

Qing Zhao, Ananthram Swami
2007 IEEE wireless communications  
Information Operations and Reports, 1215 Jefferson Davis Highway, Suite 1204, Arlington VA 22202-4302.  ...  Respondents should be aware that notwithstanding any other provision of law, no person shall be subject to a penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information if it does not display a currently  ...  The second author was supported in part by the DARPA Connectionless Networks Program.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mwc.2007.4300978 fatcat:zaqgpd7odjgihhm5euset6hkcy

Survey On Intelligent Data Repository Using Soft Computing

A. Prema, A.Pethalakshmi
2015 Zenodo  
It covers similarity metrics that are commonly used to improve the efficiency of data storages. It also covers multiple decision making methodologies to improve the efficiency of decision making.  ...  The Decision Matrix is a mathematical tool to deal with uncertainty and vagueness of decision systems. It has been applied successfully in all fields.  ...  [14] Finale-doshi-velez,"The infinite partially observable markov decision process",Advances in neural information processing system, 22-2009. [15] March 29, 2012.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.32280 fatcat:q2zh46vpofbq5mbojvjtd6zig4

Detecting, tracking, and exploiting spectrum opportunities in unslotted primary systems

Qing Zhao, Keqin Liu
2008 2008 IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium  
This equivalence points to the possibility of reducing the design of spectrum overlay in unslotted primary systems to that in slotted primary systems, a significantly simpler problem, and porting results  ...  available on the latter to the former.  ...  framework based on the theory of constrained Partially Observable Markov Decision Process (POMDP) is developed.  ... 
doi:10.1109/rws.2008.4463536 fatcat:tfuohbwckjfk3bzlxw2pauizri

A New Method for User Dynamic Clustering Based On HSMM in Model of SaaS

ChunHua Ju, Chonghuan Xu
2013 Applied Mathematics & Information Sciences  
users' behavior feature extraction model based on Hidden Semi-Markov Models (HSMM) to solve the problem of getting users hidden information on SaaS platform first.  ...  in every iterative process, finally gets optimal clustering results.  ...  The authors are grateful to the anonymous referee for a careful checking of the details and for helpful comments that improved this paper.  ... 
doi:10.12785/amis/070325 fatcat:w22jcs4vrrhippqjekny7ngsq4

Learning Frameworks for Dynamic Joint RF Energy Harvesting and Channel Access

Fahira Sangare, Duy H. N. Nguyen, Zhu Han
2019 IEEE Access  
The second strategy is an opportunistic sensing framework for the Markovian MAB when the state of the underlying Markov process is partially observed.  ...  The simulation results show that lower regrets can be obtained with more information on the underlying Markov process of the MAB.  ...  Based on the partially observed Markov decision process (POMDP) framework, we propose a greedy strategy to select the channel pair with the highest believed future reward.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2019.2925281 fatcat:lqewnlhd45dcblmmjgm6arzsqu

Security Risk Management via Dynamic Games with Learning

Praveen Bommannavar, Tansu Alpcan, Nick Bambos
2011 2011 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC)  
In practice, the parameters of the Markov game may not be known due to the costly nature of collecting and processing information about the adversary as well an organization with many components itself  ...  This paper presents a game theoretic and learning approach to security risk management based on a model that captures the diffusion of risk in an organization with multiple technical and business processes  ...  In many cases and scenarios, the agents operate under limited information and are unable to correctly assess the Markov model.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icc.2011.5963330 dblp:conf/icc/BommannavarAB11 fatcat:sp7ht5e5qjhnvp5gvlj2g3rxoq

Towards Probabilistic Modelling in Event-B [chapter]

Anton Tarasyuk, Elena Troubitsyna, Linas Laibinis
2010 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Author manuscript, published in "Integrated Formal Methods -IFM 2010 6396 (2010) 275-289" process (or, in special cases, a Markov chain).  ...  We show how to transform an Event-B model into a Markov model amendable for probabilistic reliability analysis.  ...  We also wish to thank the anonymous reviewers for their helpful comments.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-16265-7_20 fatcat:jghwxcymyfgr5j2mtwscuwzof4

A Risk Management Approach for a Sustainable Cloud Migration

Alifah Abdul Rahman, Shareeful Islam, Christos Kalloniatis, Stefanos Gritzalis
2017 Journal of Risk and Financial Management  
We use Dempster Shafer (D-S) theory to measure the adequacy of controls and apply semi-quantitative approach to perform risk analysis based on the theory of belief.  ...  The risk exposure for each sustainability dimension allows us to determine the viability of cloud migration. A practical migration use case is considered to determine the applicability of our work.  ...  All authors contributed to the write up and review and have approved the paper manuscript. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/jrfm10040020 fatcat:bfm6ufbkjrhrhhfjbcqktioyjm

Simulation Methods in the Healthcare Systems [chapter]

Andrey Khudyakov, Camille Jean, Marija Jankovic, Julie Stal-Le Cardinal, Jean-Claude Bocquet
2014 Complex Systems Design & Management  
However, based on our experience in the French heath sector (Jean et al. 2012) , we found these methods are not widely used in comparison with other areas as manufacturing and logistic.  ...  They need to be well managed in order to create the desired values for its stakeholders as the patients, the medical staff and the industrials working for healthcare.  ...  Markov models Markov models are stochastic models (Hidden Markov model; Markov chain; Markov chain Monte Carlo; Markov decision process; partially observable Markov decision process) describing a sequence  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-02812-5_11 dblp:conf/csdm/KhudyakovJJCB13 fatcat:gmfnsr5nibaoxmlws34zjb3d5m

Data-centric decision support

R. Kulhavy
2002 Proceedings of the 2002 American Control Conference (IEEE Cat. No.CH37301)  
The paper deals with both methodological and practical aspects of design, implementation and application of datacentric decision support systems powered by the historical process and business data.  ...  The paper is written from the product development and corporate R&D perspective and discusses major decisions and traps on the developers' way from the original idea to its commercial use.  ...  Process vs. Business Culture. DSS often requires data and knowledge from both process and business communities.  ... 
doi:10.1109/acc.2002.1025318 fatcat:6odf3hdayzfktplxpg4u6jyxte

Joint Design and Separation Principle for Opportunistic Spectrum Access

Yunxia Chen, Qing Zhao, Ananthram Swami
2006 2006 Fortieth Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers  
Index Terms-Cognitive radio, opportunistic spectrum access, partially observable Markov decision process (POMDP).  ...  This joint design is formulated as a constrained partially observable Markov decision process (POMDP), and a separation principle is established.  ...  Markov decision processes (POMDPs).  ... 
doi:10.1109/acssc.2006.354838 fatcat:lm74iqxshnfrhgjquk2gwinnba

Gap Structure and Characteristic Properties for Analysing Buyers' Burstiness in e-Business Process

Andreas Ahrens, Jelena Zaščerinska, Ojaras Purvinis
2018 Proceedings of the 8th International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Embedded Computing and Communication Systems  
Models based on gap processes for the analysis of buyers' burstiness in e-business process have attracted an increased research interest in order to succeed in the optimization of e-business process.  ...  Optimization of e-business process allows increasing earning profits in e-business.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work has been supported by Baltisch-Deutsches HochschulKontor within the project "Advances in Data Mining II: Interdisciplinary Studies".  ... 
doi:10.5220/0006870801610172 dblp:conf/peccs/AhrensZP18 fatcat:gfpadzmi7rhrjfizdwxopfjrui

Product-based workflow support

Irene Vanderfeesten, Hajo A. Reijers, Wil M.P. van der Aalst
2011 Information Systems  
Despite the industrial need for the improvement of information-intensive business processes, few scientifically grounded approaches exist to support such initiatives.  ...  To support the end user in making sensible decisions, we describe two alternative approaches to provide her with recommendations to this end.  ...  Their work enabled us to realize the workflow solution presented in this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.is.2010.09.008 fatcat:7tpag37xwrb4niwd5lmwzvrq5a
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