Read e-book online Progress in Artificial Intelligence: 18th EPIA Conference on PDF

By Eugénio Oliveira,João Gama,Zita Vale,Henrique Lopes Cardoso

ISBN-10: 3319653393

ISBN-13: 9783319653396

This ebook constitutes the refereed lawsuits of the 18th EPIA convention on synthetic Intelligence, EPIA 2017, held in Porto, Portugal, in September 2017. 

The sixty nine revised complete papers and a couple of brief papers presented were rigorously reviewed and selected from a complete of 177 submissions. The papers are equipped in sixteen tracks dedicated to the subsequent issues: agent-based modelling for criminological learn (ABM4Crime), man made intelligence in cyber-physical and dispensed embedded platforms (AICPDES), synthetic intelligence in video games (AIG), synthetic intelligence in medicine (AIM), man made intelligence in strength and effort platforms (AIPES), synthetic intelligence in transportation structures (AITS), synthetic existence and evolutionary algorithms (ALEA), ambient intelligence and affective environments (AmIA), business functions of man-made intelligence (BAAI), intelligent robotics (IROBOT), wisdom discovery and business

intelligence (KDBI), wisdom illustration and reasoning (KRR), multi-agent systems: theory and purposes (MASTA), software program engineering for independent and clever structures (SE4AIS), social simulation and modelling (SSM), and textual content mining and functions (TeMA).

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Download e-book for kindle: Interworking of Wireless LANs and Cellular Networks by Wei Song,Weihua Zhuang

By Wei Song,Weihua Zhuang

ISBN-10: 1461443784

ISBN-13: 9781461443780

The next-generation of instant communications are expected to be supported by means of heterogeneous networks through the use of a variety of instant entry applied sciences. the preferred mobile networks and instant neighborhood region networks (WLANs) current completely complementary features when it comes to carrier skill, mobility aid, and quality-of-service (QoS) provisioning. The cellular/WLAN interworking is a good method to advertise the evolution of instant networks. Interworking of instant LANs and mobile Networks focuses on 3 points, specifically entry choice, name admission keep watch over and cargo sharing to enquire heterogeneous interworking for cellular/WLAN built-in networks. It not just finds very important observations but additionally bargains important instruments for functionality evaluate. the original site visitors and community features are exploited to reinforce interworking effectiveness. Theoretical research and simulation validation reveal advantages of cellular/WLAN interworking in genuine networks. final yet no longer the least, this short highlights promising destiny study instructions to steer readers.

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Solving the Dynamic Complexity Dilemma: Predictive and by Nabil Abu el Ata,Maurice J. Perks PDF

By Nabil Abu el Ata,Maurice J. Perks

ISBN-10: 364254309X

ISBN-13: 9783642543098

ISBN-10: 366251494X

ISBN-13: 9783662514948

Dynamic complexity effects from hidden, un­known factors—or extra accurately, interactions among factors—that can without warning im­pact the perfor­mance of platforms. whilst the affects of dynamic complexity are now not meas­ured and understood, new never-seen-before behaviors can come as unwelcomed surprises, which disrupt the functionality of structures. Left on my own, strategies that have been as soon as prized for his or her effi­ciency unexpectedly start to degrade—costs elevate, whereas volumes and caliber decline. facts of difficulties may possibly come too past due for potent answer as know-how advance­ments result in speedy swap and compress the time to be had to react to that adjust. the result of dynamic complexity are continually destructive and unmanaged dynamic complexity can deliver company or international structures to the purpose of unexpected chaos. The 2009 H1N1 pandemic, 2008 credits Crunch and 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear catastrophe are worldwide examples of the risks of undiagnosed dynamic complexity.

With expanding frequency government leaders at the present time are researching that their company and IT process functionality degrees will not be assembly expectancies. in general those functionality deficiencies are attributable to dynamic complexity, which lies hidden like a melanoma till the indicators display themselves—often while it truly is too overdue to prevent unfavorable affects on enterprise results. This e-book examines the turning out to be company challenge of dynamic complexity and offers a route to a realistic answer. to accomplish higher predictability, organisations has to be in a position to divulge new, risky styles of habit in time to take corrective activities and be aware of which activities will yield the optimum effects. The publication authors advertise new tools of risk management that use info assortment, analytics, computing device learning and automation procedures to assist enterprises extra competently are expecting the long run and take strategic activities to enhance functionality results. The offered technique of attaining this aim are established upon the authors’ functional reports, subsidized via clinical rules, and effects completed via consulting engagements with over 350 worldwide organizations.

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Wireless Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks: A Cross-Layer Design by Raja Jurdak PDF

By Raja Jurdak

ISBN-10: 0387390227

ISBN-13: 9780387390222

ISBN-10: 1441942629

ISBN-13: 9781441942623

This e-book explores the optimization strength of cross-layer layout ways for instant advert hoc and sensor community functionality, protecting either thought and perform. A theoretical part offers an summary of layout concerns in either strictly layered and cross-layer techniques. a realistic part builds on those concerns to discover 3 case experiences of numerous advert hoc and sensor community functions and verbal exchange applied sciences.

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Michael Breitner,Gabriela Hoppe's E-Learning: Einsatzkonzepte und Geschäftsmodelle (German PDF

By Michael Breitner,Gabriela Hoppe

ISBN-10: 3790815888

ISBN-13: 9783790815887

Der vorliegende Band ist dem Lernen und Lehren auf der foundation moderner Informations- und Kommunikationstechnologien gewidmet. Das Buch fasst die wichtigsten Ansätze zur Einführung, Umsetzung und overview von E-Learning zusammen. Es geht zum einen um die Frage nach sinnvollen Konzepten für den Einsatz von digital- und Mobile-Learning. Die Beiträge behandeln Fragen der Auswahl, Einführung und Ausgestaltung von E-Learning-Systemen. Dabei werden pädagogische, technische und wirtschaftliche Aspekte im Zusammenhang gesehen. Zum anderen sind erfolgreiche Geschäftsmodelle in der öffentlichen und privaten fortress- und Weiterbildung immer wichtiger. Dabei geht es genauso um die Frage des geeigneten Business-Plans wie um das Qualitätsmanagement und die Sicherstellung der langfristigen Nachhaltigkeit und Effizienz von E-Learning-Anwendungen. Neben wissenschaftlichen Beiträgen zeigen zahlreiche Beiträge von Praktikern beispielhaft mögliche Umsetzungsstrategien.

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Get Location, Localization, and Localizability: PDF

By Yunhao Liu,Zheng Yang

ISBN-10: 1441973702

ISBN-13: 9781441973702

ISBN-10: 1489985603

ISBN-13: 9781489985606

This e-book displays up to date study, primary theories, and key concepts of of instant localization expertise and error-controlling ideas. It additionally provides and discusses the problem of localizability, in addition to privateness matters linked to LBS.
This booklet encompasses the numerous and quick transforming into sector of instant localization know-how. It offers complete and up to date study in either basic theories and key recommendations of community localization. as well as localization methods, it is also the 1st publication to deal with the difficulty of localizability. The privateness factor of LBS know-how is usually discussed.

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Gerhard Rempp,Mark Akermann,Martin Löffler,Jens Lehmann's Model Driven SOA: Anwendungsorientierte Methodik und PDF

By Gerhard Rempp,Mark Akermann,Martin Löffler,Jens Lehmann

ISBN-10: 3642144691

ISBN-13: 9783642144691

Serviceorientierte Architektur (SOA) hat sich durchgesetzt. Verteilte Geschäftsprozesse lassen sich damit auf heterogene Systemlandschaften und auf unterschiedlichste Technologien abbilden. Dabei spielt Flexibilität und schnelle Reaktion auf veränderte Marktbedingungen bzw. Anforderungen eine große Rolle. Wer SOA beherrscht, hat damit einen Wettbewerbsvorteil. Die Frage, ob SOA angewendet werden soll, stellt sich bei den meisten Anwendern heute nicht mehr. Statt dessen ist nun die zentrale Frage, wie eine serviceorientierte Architektur praktisch umgesetzt werden kann. Die Autoren geben anhand eines durchgängigen Beispiels einen umfassenden Überblick über die modellgetriebene Softwareentwicklung einer SOA-Anwendung. Sie zeigen, wie sich mit den Notationen von BPMN und UML sowie mit Generatoren die werkzeuggestützte Entwicklung von SOA-Anwendungen effizient und dauerhaft umsetzen lässt.

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British Public Diplomacy and Soft Power: Diplomatic by James Pamment PDF

By James Pamment

ISBN-10: 3319432397

ISBN-13: 9783319432397

This quantity outlines 20 years of reforms on the international & Commonwealth workplace (FCO), British Council and BBC international provider – the so-called Public international relations companions. among 1995 and 2015, the FCO and its companion firms in selling British effect in another country have brought significant adjustments to how, the place and with whom international relations is carried out. This distinct research hyperlinks significant organisational reforms to the altering political, technological and highbrow contexts of the day. via distinct case stories over a 20-year interval, this learn demonstrates how and why British international relations advanced from a secretive establishment to 1 figuring out its goal as a world suggestion chief via suggestions reminiscent of public international relations, electronic international relations and smooth strength. it truly is wealthy with unpublished records and case experiences, and is the main specific examine of the FCO and British Council within the modern interval. From Cool Britannia to the new nice crusade through the 2012 Olympics and diplomats on Twitter, this publication charts the speculation and perform in the back of a twenty first century revolution in British international relations. This paintings may be of a lot curiosity to policymakers and advisors, scholars and researchers, and international coverage and conversation specialists.

“From the heady past of Cool Britannia to the current days of the good crusade in terms of the Royal marriage ceremony, London Olympics and a number of different gambits in Britain's evolving try and attach to foreign publics, this book is the fundamental account of the interior workings of a necessary element of contemporary British international coverage: public international relations. James Pamment is an astute, succinct and fascinating Dante, bringing his readers on trip throughout the policy processes backstage. We see the general public international relations equivalents of paradise, purgatory and the inferno, although Pamment leaves us to decide that's which.”


Nicholas J. Cull, writer of ‘The Decline and Fall of the USA info supplier: American Public international relations, 1989-2001’.


“A reward to practitioners who are looking to do the activity higher: required studying for someone going right into a senior task on the British Council, the united kingdom international & Commonwealth place of work and enlightened thinkers at 10 Downing road, HM Treasury and Ministries of international Affairs worldwide. Authoritative, scholarly and actual, Pamment moves an exceptional stability among the salient information and the overarching picture. He additionally does a significant carrier to these folks who lived it; our toils make extra feel for what he has performed - putting them in a ancient and conceptual context.”


John Worne, Director of approach & exterior kinfolk, British Council, 2007-2015

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Download PDF by Lothar Dietrich,Wolfgang Schirra: Innovationen durch IT: Erfolgsbeispiele aus der Praxis

By Lothar Dietrich,Wolfgang Schirra

ISBN-10: 354029161X

ISBN-13: 9783540291619

"Innovationen sind Treibstoff für die Wirtschaft ... Sie sind sowohl für Unternehmen ein zentrales Thema als auch für die gesamte Volkswirtschaft eines Landes ... Deutschland kann angesichts der Herausforderungen der Globalisierung seinen Spitzenplatz nur durch Innovationen behaupten. Dabei ist die IT ein unverzichtbarer Innovationsmotor ... Innovationen erfordern den Mut von Entscheidern, bekannte Wege zu verlassen und den Willen, unbekanntes Terrain zu entdecken ... Diese spannende und richtungweisende Entdeckungsreise in die Welt der Innovationen ist ein Praxisführer für Entscheider aus Wirtschaft und Politik." (Prof. Dr. h.c. Lothar Späth)

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New PDF release: Prozessmodellierung mit ARIS®: Eine beispielorientierte

By Seidlmeier

ISBN-10: 3658039043

ISBN-13: 9783658039042

Der ARIS Architect nine der software program AG ist eines der weltweit führenden Prozessmodellierungstools. Lesern und Leserinnen dieses Buches werden das ARIS-Konzept und das praktische Arbeiten mit der software program vermittelt. Ziel ist es, das tägliche Arbeiten und einfache Projekte mit ARIS selbstständig erledigen zu können. Im Vordergrund steht die Modellierung und Modellauswertung. Neu in dieser Auflage ist die ausführliche Darstellung der Funktionen zur automatischen Modellanalyse und das Arbeiten mit BPMN 2.0. Zahlreiche Aufgaben und zwei umfangreiche Fallstudien (jeweils mit Lösungen) bieten eigenständige Übungsmöglichkeiten. Das Buch ist auch für das Selbststudium bestens geeignet. Abbildungen und Modelle stehen zum obtain zur Verfügung.

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