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An Energy-Efficient Task Scheduling Algorithm in DVFS-enabled Cloud Environment

Zhuo Tang, Ling Qi, Zhenzhen Cheng, Kenli Li, Samee U. Khan, Keqin Li
2015 Journal of Grid Computing  
This e-offprint is for personal use only and shall not be selfarchived in electronic repositories.  ...  This explosion has led to greater advocacy of green computing, and many efforts and works focus on the task scheduling in order to reduce energy dissipation.  ...  the maximum power dissipation of processor j , and p j idle denotes the power dissipation when processor j is idle.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10723-015-9334-y fatcat:egawm2vxrbddph3i5ysqldhsau

Efficiency aware scheduling techniques in cloud computing: a descriptive literature review

Muhammad Usman Sana, Zhanli Li
2021 PeerJ Computer Science  
Cloud computing takes along terrific opportunities to run cost-effective scientific workflows without the requirement of possessing any set-up for customers.  ...  An efficient Scheduling algorithm must enhance the implementation of goals like scheduling cost, load balancing, makespan time, security awareness, energy consumption, reliability, service level agreement  ...  The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.7717/peerj-cs.509 pmid:34013035 pmcid:PMC8114819 fatcat:yyyc7wmpmrabreu6ji7bqhs5by

The Vessel Schedule Recovery Problem (VSRP) – A MIP model for handling disruptions in liner shipping

Berit D. Brouer, Jakob Dirksen, David Pisinger, Christian E.M. Plum, Bo Vaaben
2013 European Journal of Operational Research  
A numerical example is created to illustrate the proposed model. Sensitivity analysis is performed to gain better insights into knowing how important parameters affect the design of the system.  ...  model is applied in a case study of van deliveries.Achievements of this study will not only contribute to the research,but will also open a new angle in the logistics vision.  ...  A major challenge of green design is that it must not only embrace a product's key features from a consumer perspective but also all underlying supply chain processes that determine a product's 'greenness  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ejor.2012.08.016 fatcat:c27kagfnxnhjfbil2rydhjhomm

Strategies to Reduce Injuries and Develop Confidence in Elders (STRIDE): A Cluster-Randomized Pragmatic Trial of a Multifactorial Fall Injury Prevention Strategy: Design and Methods

Shalender Bhasin, Thomas M Gill, David B Reuben, Nancy K Latham, Jerry H Gurwitz, Patricia Dykes, Siobhan McMahon, Thomas W Storer, Pamela W Duncan, David A Ganz, Shehzad Basaria, Michael E Miller (+33 others)
2017 The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences  
Methods: Strategies to Reduce Injuries and Develop Confidence in Elders (STRIDE) is a 40-month cluster-randomized, parallel-group, superiority, pragmatic trial being conducted at 86 primary care practices  ...  We describe the design of a pragmatic trial to compare the effectiveness of an evidence-based, patient-centered multifactorial fall injury prevention strategy to an enhanced usual care.  ...  and "Do you usually use a cane, walker or other device when walking inside or outside your home?"  ... 
doi:10.1093/gerona/glx190 pmid:29045582 fatcat:fuypxqt2rjampai6yw2ikmoimi

Understanding the Complexities of Experimental Analysis in the Context of Higher Education [chapter]

Brent Joseph Evans
2021 Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research  
If you are assigned to the tutoring treatment and your roommate, who is an academic superstar, is also being randomized in the experiment, your outcome is likely to be affected by whether or not your roommate  ...  He argues under those conditions, the power of the randomized blocked design exceeds the cluster level design. Rhoads (2016) extends this design consideration to threelevel cluster designs.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-44007-7_12 fatcat:xw5rufpufrecfednskdwkl4mby

Artificial Intelligence [article]

Denis Rothman
2018 Zenodo  
IBM Cloud and Amazon Web Services (AWS) offer machine learning solutions that do not require AI developers.  ...  The number of k clusters is not that important. (Yes | No) The answer is no. The number of clusters requires careful selection, possibly a trialand-error approach.  ...  budget approval The k-means clustering program k-means clustering is a powerful unsupervised learning algorithm.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5599649 fatcat:vyqr3zzw5rfzpp3zifezw7uzxq

THE EFFECTIVENESS OF TAI CHI, YOGA, MEDITATION, AND REIKI HEALING SESSIONS IN PROMOTING HEALTH AND ENHANCING PROBLEM SOLVING ABILITIES OF REGISTERED NURSES

Bonnie Raingruber, Carol Robinson
2007 Issues in Mental Health Nursing  
Given the current necessity of retaining qualified nurses, a self-care program consisting of Yoga, Tai Chi, Meditation classes, and Reiki healing sessions was designed for a university-based hospital.  ...  Hospitals willing to invest in self-care options for nurses can anticipate patient and work related benefits.  ...  Mental rehearsal is valuable when learning a new skill. It is possible to benefit even when moves, postures, and concentration are not done perfectly (Seabourne, 2001) .  ... 
doi:10.1080/01612840701581255 pmid:17957554 fatcat:cjl3ocv3tjdeximi4tumhgapue

A Comprehensive lossless modified compression in medical application on DICOM CT images

Alka sharm
2013 IOSR Journal of Computer Engineering  
The major attempt is made to use the personal computer and avoid the use of a scriber by the candidate so that candidate can take the exam independently.  ...  VQ approach is not appropriate for a low bit rate compression and fractal approach should utilize its resolution-free decoding property for a low bit rate compression [7].  ...  Web mining is a growing research area in data mining research. This paper proposes an algorithm to find the outliers to improve the efficiency of web search engine.  ... 
doi:10.9790/0661-1530107 fatcat:eoyyyi7vmbculctnfqnohxyhue

Study design and baseline description of the BMI2 trial: reducing paediatric obesity in primary care practices

K. Resnicow, F. McMaster, S. Woolford, E. Slora, A. Bocian, D. Harris, J. Drehmer, R. Wasserman, R. Schwartz, E. Myers, J. Foster, L. Snetselaar (+2 others)
2011 Pediatric Obesity  
What is already known about this subject • Clinicians report low confidence treating pediatric obesity. • Motivational interviewing has shown some success in small studies. • Primary care physicians and  ...  The primary outcome is the child's BMI percentile at 2-year follow-up.  ...  Accounting for the ICC is important to achieve adequate power in cluster randomized designs. Power calculations assumed an ICC between 0.01 and 0.05.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.2047-6310.2011.00001.x pmid:22434735 pmcid:PMC5427511 fatcat:73hunsrscrhcdiwz2coz22ynby

Troubling care in the neonatal intensive care unit

Lindsay Naylor, Abigail Clarke-Sather, Michael Weber
2020 Geoforum  
We argue that caring practices taking place in the NICU are multiple and co-produced, while simultaneously being subject to power and knowledge differentials between actors.  ...  The neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) is a site of medical treatment for premature and critically ill infants.  ...  As we were revising this paper, COVID-19 disrupted life as we have known it-we want to acknowledge all of the care labor that is ongoing and those who are doing it. It is essential and undervalued.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.geoforum.2020.05.015 pmid:32565554 pmcid:PMC7295500 fatcat:276k2ucv45dszbrdex2ea244iq

An Energy-aware, Highly Available, and Fault-Tolerant Method for Reliable IoT Systems

Muhammad Bukhsh, Saima Abdullah, Abdul Rahman, Humera Arshad
2021 IEEE Access  
This proposed approach is not only solving availability issues over the wireless network but also proved to be energy efficient by prolonging the battery-powered network lifetime.  ...  Cluster head and Backup Storage Point node (BSP) remain the same unless and until the residual power of the broker/cluster head is greater than the threshold energy.  ...  It presented the strategy for the election of a spare cluster head to take charge of the cluster head, in case the cluster head dies.  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3121033 fatcat:do37lgu6ofhd5lfildviu5tmie

Comparison Between Cloud and Grid Computing: Review Paper

Hosam AlHakami
2012 International Journal on Cloud Computing Services and Architecture  
The homogeneity within each data centre in the infrastructure is the main feature for the cloud computing compared to grid computing.  ...  ABSTRAC Cloud computing is the most recent announced technology that has been launched on the network world. Clouds are considered as a new generation of Grid computing.  ...  In contrast, Clouds are not effectively composed of homogenous components, and it is possible to be designed on top of an existing grid.  ... 
doi:10.5121/ijccsa.2012.2401 fatcat:34ywww64pnbp7ov5idbag7o7gy

Virtual machine optimization to achieve energy efficient optimum resource utilization in cloud data center

Muhammad Aamir Panhwar, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
2020 Indian Journal of Science and Technology  
Finding/Novelty: The proposed algorithm is led by a learning function that takes into account the available number of physical machines, number of virtual machines, incoming requests and decides to run  ...  Therefore, an optimal VM placement and migration algorithm is a challenge that is addressed in this paper to reach an efficient energy optimization and resource utilization level.  ...  Acknowledgment The research work is financially supported by National High Technology 863 Programs of China (No.2015AA124103) and National Key R&D Program (No. 2016YFB05502001) and carried out in State  ... 
doi:10.17485/ijst/v13i13.211 fatcat:b6u4ofxefndn7btouth5vcph7a

The Datacenter as a Computer: An Introduction to the Design of Warehouse-Scale Machines, Second edition

Luiz André Barroso, Jimmy Clidaras, Urs Hölzle
2013 Synthesis Lectures on Computer Architecture  
Please submit your comments and errata at http://goo.gl/K0GH5. Thanks in advance for taking the time to contribute.  ...  Acknowledgments While we draw from our direct involvement in Google's infrastructure design and operation over the past several years, most of what we have learned and now report here is the result of  ...  It is increasingly important that cluster schedulers also consider power limitations and energy usage optimization when making scheduling decisions not only to deal with emergencies (such as cooling equipment  ... 
doi:10.2200/s00516ed2v01y201306cac024 fatcat:435o455inbcmrakl6l7jp4gope

Risk management strategies for finding universal portfolios

Esther Mohr, Robert Dochow
2016 Annals of Operations Research  
This, in turn, enables the system to evolve response guidelines and policies as new material is added to the data set.  ...  Combining monitoring (Business Intelligence) and actionable insight (Predictive Analytics) allows organisations to take control of the many touch points between consumers and systems, often in real-time  ...  When distributing goods from a depot to a set of customers, a route and schedule for each delivery vehicle is normally planned that will take into account the customer requirements and constraints such  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10479-016-2176-6 fatcat:t75t7tv4evg3zpavb3dvq5ugnq
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