Supply Chain Management (SCM) has been widely researched in numerous application domains during the last decade. Despite the popularity of SCM research and applications, considerable confusion remains as to its meaning. There are several attempts made by researchers and practitioners to appropriately define SCM. Amidst fierce competition in all industries, SCM has gradually been embraced as a proven managerial approach to achieving sustainable profits and growth.
This book discusses an emerging approach to
architecture in which building performance is a
guiding design principle. This architecture places
broadly defined performance above, or on a par
with, form-making; it utilizes digital technologies of
quantitative and qualitative performance-based
simulation to offer a comprehensive new approach
to the design of the built environment.
Everything we consume or use requires energy to produce and package, to distribute
to shops or front doors, to operate, and then to be got rid ofi. The global demand for
energy is expected to increase but conventional energy sources are limited and have
carbon emissions to the environment. The utilization of renewable energy sources
such as wind energy, or solar energy, among others, is currently of greater interest.
6 Mixed Logit
6.1 Choice Probabilities
Mixed logit is a highly ﬂexible model that can approximate any random utility model (McFadden and Train, 2000). It obviates the three limitations of standard logit by allowing for random taste variation, unrestricted substitution patterns
Walk-thru an example NS script.
Visualization tools & other utilities,
Help and references.
Outcome of this tutorial:
You know the concept of ns2.
You are able to set-up a network topology on your own (with nameditor).
You are able to add traffic like ftp/telnet or cbr to your simulation.
You are able to start the ns and the nam.
You understand the ns-script code generated by nam-editor.
This lab focuses on the Telnet (remote terminal) utility to access routers remotely. Telnet is used to connect from a local router to another remote router in order to simulate being at the console on the remote router. The local router acts as a Telnet client and the remote router acts as a Telnet server. Telnet is a good testing or troubleshooting tool since it is an application layer utility. A successful Telnet demonstrates that the entire TCP/IP protocol stack on both the client and server are functioning properly. Telnet from the workstation as a client into any router with...
In the area of agriculture we have eight chapters with different concerns such
as conceptual problems related with risk analysis, the interaction between
agriculture and the environment, water resources planning, agroforestry sys-
tems management, simulation of effects on agriculture of changes in the
common agriculture policy, and so on. OR/MS techniques used are basically
the following: linear programming, multi-objective fractional programming,
goal programming, multi-attribute utility theory and control dynamic optimi-
Following site characterization, working hypotheses
about important mechanisms that control the
behavior of injected CO2 are developed and tested.
This approach has been studied extensively over
the last decade from a risk assessment perspective
(Savage et al., 2004; Lewicki et al., 2006). The
mechanisms that have controlled past behavior,
and will control future behavior, need to be
understood through fluid flow simulation based
on an understanding of the fluid and chemical
processes active at the pore level and guided by
available injection/production and monitoring
Information Technology, which is one of global competitive technologies in Korea,
was introduced to utilize the production area more efficiently. Chang (2006) has
reported a using of a wireless internet environment and PDA system to exchange real
time information data between the workers. Shin (2006) has presented a prototype of
block tracking system for pre-erection area using of PDA and GPS to chase the location
of each block and to exchange the pre-erection work order.
After decades of exponential increase in computing power per dollar, the HEC community faces great
challenges in creating the hardware, software, and systems to achieve and exploit the next few orders of
magnitude increase in HEC capability expected by 2020. These challenges include developing applications
and system architectures that effectively utilize billion-fold concurrency, reducing the energy per
computation by orders of magnitude, achieving system resilience at extreme scales, and enabling future
revolutions in simulation and big-data-enabled science and technology. ...
In this paper we present results on developing robust natural language interfaces by combining shallow and partial interpretation with dialogue management. The key issue is to reduce the effort needed to adapt the knowledge sources for parsing and interpretation to a necessary minimum. In the paper we identify different types of information and present corresponding computational models. The approach utilizes an automatically generated lexicon which is updated with information from a corpus of simulated dialogues. The grammar is developed manually from the same knowledge sources. ...