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So How Do THey DeciDe  

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rillEdge is a software system that provides real-time deci-sion support when drilling oil wells. Decisions are sup-  

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are combined to provide best practices for how to handle the current situation. Verdande Technology hasD rillEdge is a software system that provides real-time deci- sion support when drilling oil wells on the surface and downhole when drilling. The real-time analysis identifies symptoms of problems, which

Aamodt, Agnar

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SISTEMA NEURONAL R APIDO DE DECIS  

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informaâ?ºcâ?ao original. Apesar da compactaâ?ºcâ?ao da informaâ?ºcâ?ao, obtâ??em­se, ainda assim, uma elevada efici ON HIGH ENERGY CALORIMETRY Andrâ??e Rabello dos Anjos April/2001 Advisor: Josâ??e Manoel de Seixas Department: Electrical Enginnering This work develops a fast neural classifier for high energy particle discrimination

Anjos, André

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---Choice, Deci$ion, and Mea$urement A. A. J. Marley (Ed.).  

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& Palmeri, in press). I then present some preliminary tests of the model's ability to fit highly structured. NOSOFSKY Indiana University ABSTRACT. Nosofsky and Palmeri (in press) proposed and tested an exemplar. In this chapter, after first reviewing the model, I present tests of its ability to fit categorization response

Nosofsky, Robert M.

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SISTEMA NEURONAL RAPIDO DE DECIS~AO BASEADO EM CALORIMETRIA DE ALTAS ENERGIAS  

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¸c~ao da informa¸c~ao, obt´em-se, ainda assim, uma elevada efici^encia de discrimina¸c~ao (97% para el for the degree of Master of Science (M.Sc.) FAST NEURAL DECISION SYSTEM BASED ON HIGH ENERGY CALORIMETRY Andr develops a fast neural classifier for high energy particle discrimination (electron/jet) at the second

Anjos, André

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Project TRACS: Empirically Investigating Transformation through Relatedness, Autonomy, and Competence Support Logic Model Rooted in Self-Determination Theory (Deci & Ryan, 2000)  

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Project TRACS: Empirically Investigating Transformation through Relatedness, Autonomy appointments toolkit (R, A , C) Project TRACS PI/Director Co-Director & Manager Project Leads & Team MSU&T and hiring procedures -Modern sexism is reduced -Women faculty feel improved job satisfaction -Women intend

Dyer, Bill

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Profit Maximization of Cognitive Virtual Network Operator in A Dynamic Wireless Network  

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the transmission price (deci- sion variable) and market state (exogenous stochastics). · Realistic cognitive radio

Huang, Jianwei

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On User Behaviour Adaptation Under Interface Change Benjamin Rosman  

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experiences in video games, etc. In typical sequential deci- sion making tasks, users execute sequences

Kohli, Pushmeet

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New fuel injector design lowers cost  

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This article describes the Bendix Deka injector series. Bendix engineers have been striving to lessen costs of all portions of the injection equipment, especially single and multipoint injectors. Results of these efforts are advanced, thin-edged orifice and floating unitized armature designs. External configurations of both multipoint and single point Bendix Deka injectors are such that they can directly replace existing products. Both injector types are designed to be able to deliver any calibration within the currently-known requirements. Flow tolerances for Deka injectors match all known requirements, representing a good economic balance between performance and cost. Materials were carefully chosen for wear and corrosion resistance.

De Grace, L.G.; Bata, G.T.

1985-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Linking Perceptions of School Belonging to Academic Motivation and Academic Achievement Amongst Student Athletes: A Comparative Study Between High-Revenue Student Athletes and Non-Revenue Student Athletes  

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60, 49-66. Ryan, R. , Stiller, J. , & Lynch, J. (1994).Powelson, 1991; Ryan, Stiller, & Lynch, 1994). Deci et al.

Anderson, Christine Marie

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - apache indian nation Sample Search Results  

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in its earliest deci- sions regarding the interpretation of Indian treaties (Cherokee Nation v... upon the dependence of Indians on the federal government. Furthermore,...

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"DECISION CAN": UMA BIBLIOTECA DE CASOS PARA TOMADA DE DECISO  

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. Este modelo permite organizar o modo como os utilizadores interagem com a base de dados, explorando, analisando e seleccionando casos. A base de dados encontra-se presentemente com 75 casos de decisão em grupo artigo descreve um sistema de suporte à tomada de decisão em grupo. O sistema baseia- se numa base de

Antunes, Pedro

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Accenture Life Sciences Advanced Instruments, Inc.  

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Resources DEKA Research and Development Corporation DePuy Spine, Inc. DocBox, Inc. Draeger Medical Systems, Inc. Eastman Kodak Company Eaton-Peabody Laboratory Elm Electrical & Automation EndoCore Essex Genzyme Corporation Goodyear-Veyance Technologies, Inc. Harvard Business School Harvard Medical School

Vajda, Sandor

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Advanced Instruments, Inc. Applied Medical Resources  

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Cynosure Davol - C.R. Bard, Inc. Decision Resources DEKA Research and Development Corporation DePuy Spine, Inc. DocBox, Inc. Draeger Medical Systems, Inc. Eastman Kodak Company Eaton-Peabody Laboratory Elm USA-CMI GE Healthcare Gems Sensors Genzyme Corporation Goodyear-Veyance Technologies, Inc. Harvard

Vajda, Sandor

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Accenture Life Sciences Advanced Instruments, Inc.  

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. Decision Resources DEKA Research and Development Corporation DePuy Spine, Inc. DocBox, Inc. Draeger Medical Systems, Inc. Eastman Kodak Company Eaton-Peabody Laboratory Elm Electrical & Automation EndoCore Essex Healthcare Gems Sensors Genzyme Corporation GlobalData Healthcare Goodyear-Veyance Technologies, Inc. Harvard

Vajda, Sandor

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Total Estimated Contract Cost: Performance Period Total Fee Paid  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Wastren-EnergX Mission Support LLC Contract Number: DE-CI0000004 Contract Type: Cost Plus Award Fee 128,879,762 Contract Period: December 2009 - July 2015 Fee Information...

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PUBLISHED OCCASIONALLY BY THE FRIENDS OF THE BANCROFT LIBRARY UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA 94720  

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, cases and procedures in the office of the District Attorney of Alameda County, state finance, executive, with the Governor under pressure of deci- sion-making and their ensuing cabbages- and-kings conversations, that mark

California at Berkeley, University of

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Security decision-making among interdependent organizations R. Ann Miura-Ko, Benjamin Yolken, John Mitchell, and Nicholas Bambos  

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the same passwords at several independent web sites, security deci- sions by one organization may have- ments of others. We apply this framework to investigate three examples: web site security with shared

Mitchell, John C.

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CHARACTERIZING CONVERSATIONAL GROUP DYNAMICS USING NONVERBAL Dinesh Babu Jayagopi1,2  

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the Augmented MultiParty Corpus (AMI) corpus [10] and The Apprentice [11] (a subset of US reality TV show a remote control, the groups in the Apprentice dataset need to debate and help the boss deci

Gatica-Perez, Daniel

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Outside Review of the Doctoral Program of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry of Texas Technical University (TTU)  

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observed no desire to remain static. There is also a deci- sion-making process in place to support with the internal and external reviewers present and again on February 6 among internal reviewers. The review team

Rock, Chris

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CMNE/CILAMCE 2007 Porto, 13 a 15 de Junho, 2007  

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histórico dos dados de entrada u(n); u(n-1); ... apresentados à RNN, isto é, existe uma função E tal que x dos dados de entrada [1]. Em [1], Jaeger investigou qual poderia ser o benefício se os estados da RNN controle determina a decisão ótima com base na previsão de futuras vazões afluentes, e esta decisão é

Slatton, Clint

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Genomic Diversity at Thirteen Short Tandem Repeat Loci in a Substructured Caste Population, Golla, of Southern Andhra Pradesh, India  

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among such populations. In fact, many successful at- tempts have been made to use this class of markers for understanding the evolu- tionary relationships among global populations, both at the racial and the conti- nental levels (Deka et al. 1995; Nei... method (Li 1976). Pairwise genetic distances were computed using the modi- fied Cavalli-Sforza distance (DA) of Nei et al. (1983). Although this genetic dis- tance measure is not linear with evolutionary time, it is observed to be most efficient...

Reddy, B. Mohan; Sun, Guangyun; Luis, Javier Rodriguez; Crawford, Michael H.; Hemam, Natabar Shyam; Deka, Ranjan

2001-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DNA fingerprinting in anthropological genetics: past, present, future  

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polymorphisms, and direct sequencing not only to identi of markers (or “prints”) of entire populations. In the field o to reconstruct evolutionary history and answer questions the effects of admixture and adaptation to different envir© 2013 Crawford and Beaty..., Deka R, Young K, Crawford MH: Genetic architecture of a small, recently aggregated Aleut population: Bering Island. Hum Biol 2010, 82(506):719–736. 30. Crawford MH, Rubicz RC, Zlojutro M: Origins of Aleuts and the genetic structure of populations...

Crawford, Michael H.; Beaty, Kristine Gatchalian

2013-11-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Primer Festival de Teatro Nuevo de Latinoamerica  

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(Brasil ) Ivá n Garcí a (Repúblic a Dominicana ) Juli o Orteg a (Perú ) Alvar o Menénde z Lea l (E l Salvador ) Isidor a Aguirr e (Chile ) Directo r Hecto r Mendoz a Alexandr o Jodorowsk y Virgili o Marie l Juli o Castill o Xavie r Roja s Jua n... obras de Alberto Cañas y Rolando Steiner emprendió un ejercicio de laboratorio teatral, sobre todo con la de Steiner, que aumentó sus alcances de manera considerable, gracias a la intervención de Julio Castillo. Algo más que dos sueños es una...

Soló rzano, Carlos

1969-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MAIS E MENOS Q J Grande feito foi odo ciclista portu-  

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fusão da Clássica com a Técnica de Lisboa. Perfeito foi Barack Obama a comentar a decisão judicial que Tour de França, igualando o recorde de Joaquim Agostinho. Outro feito é o de Cruz Serra, que se torna

Instituto de Sistemas e Robotica

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48 CINCIA HOJE vol. 31 n 183 Bases biolgicas  

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sustentabilidade ambiental. A decisão sobre essa questão, porém, também precisa levar em conta aspectos científicos- nômicos (expansão das ativida- des agrícolas), por um lado, e de sustentabilidade ambiental, por outro

Metzger, Jean Paul Walter

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Estimating the Weight of Evidence in Forensic Speaker Verification Beat Pfister and Rene Beutler  

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speech database is used to calibrate the valuation scale for an individual case. 1. Introduction. Since even the best SV systems are not able to make this deci- sion 100 % correctly, the trade properties (e.g. sex, age, mental and health state, language). In order to use SV in foren- sic casework, we

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Differentiability properties of Rank Linear Utilities G. Carlier  

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Differentiability properties of Rank Linear Utilities G. Carlier April 8, 2006 Abstract We study generalize the rank dependent expected utility and are called rank-linear utilities in deci- sion theory results generalize those obtained for the rank dependent expected utility in [1]. The author wishes

Carlier, Guillaume

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NATIONAL RADIO ASTRONOMY OBSERVATORY Green Bank, West Virginia  

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was chosen and thus noise on the BCD data lines causes only a temporary error. General Binary Coded Decimal Standard Identification Data is recorded as Binary Coded Decimal numbers. A standard frequency could location and the Binary-Coded Deci- mal Time Signals transmitted to the scopes. The second system

Groppi, Christopher

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Nordisk kernesikkerhedsforskning Norrnar kjarnryggisrannsknir  

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................................................................................................................. 4 2 Deposition of radioactive global fallout in Norway from nuclear weapons tests....... 5 2......................................................................................................... 16 3 Accumulated 90 Sr deposition in the Faroe Islands from nuclear weapons tests ....... 19 3 is the underlying food- and dose-module in several computerised deci- sion-making systems. Key words Nuclear weapons

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National Renewable Energy Laboratory Innovation for Our Energy Future  

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and Integration Studies Our researchers measure the impact of wind and solar power plant output and the additional to predict wind plant output remains low for short-term (hourly or daily) operation in wind power plants. We informed deci- sions when considering wind power output for power plants. Our research includes efforts

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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 42454258, 2012 www.atmos-chem-phys.net/12/4245/2012/  

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that previously the occurrence of INES 7 major accidents and the risks of radioactive contamination have been removal processes of 137Cs and 131I are quite dif- ferent, the radioactive contamination patterns over reactor accident can subject around 30 million people to radioactive contamination. The recent deci- sion

Meskhidze, Nicholas

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Modeling the Relations Between Flow Regime Components, Species Traits, and Spawning Success of Fishes in Warmwater  

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of warmwater stream fishes and may guide deci- sions related to stream regulation and management. Keywords impoundment and regulation can reduce peak and low discharge events in terms of both frequency and magnitude (Petts 1986). Peaking hydro- electric power generation often releases discrete surges of water from

Kwak, Thomas J.

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732 journal of law, medicine & ethics Problem Formulation  

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Governance and Environmental Risk Assessment for Technologies: A Methodology for Problem Analysis by a technology whose use has poten- tial environmental risks, some form of risk analysis is typically conducted considered a decision-sup- port tool, it is now sometimes used to legitimize a deci- sion to stakeholders

Nelson, Kristen C.

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The JASMIN super-data-cluster  

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The JASMIN super-data-cluster is being deployed to support the data analysis requirements of the UK and European climate and earth system modelling community. Physical colocation of the core JASMIN resource with significant components of the facility for Climate and Environmental Monitoring from Space (CEMS) provides additional support for the earth observation community, as well as facilitating further comparison and evaluation of models with data. JASMIN and CEMS together centrally deploy 9.3 PB of storage - 4.6 PB of Panasas fast disk storage alongside the STFC Atlas Tape Store. Over 370 computing cores provide local computation. Remote JASMIN resources at Bristol, Leeds and Reading provide additional distributed storage and compute configured to support local workflow as a stepping stone to using the central JASMIN system. Fast network links from JASMIN provide reliable communication between the UK supercomputers MONSooN (at the Met Office) and HECToR (at the University of Edinburgh). JASMIN also supports...

Lawrence, B N; Churchill, J; Juckes, M; Kershaw, P; Oliver, P; Pritchard, M; Stephens, A

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Version auteur 1 MODELO DE PREVISO HIDROLGICA: CRITRIOS DE AVALIO E  

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e possibilitar a assimilação de dados de vazão coletados em tempo real, o modelo responde a um modelo e suas representações matématicas como o produto operacional que servirá de base para a tomada de decisão. Palavras-Chave ­ Previsão hidrológica, modelo hidrológico, assimilação de dados em tempo real

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Um quinto dos cursos tem taxa  

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Eco- nómico teve acesso - que está a servir de base para a decisão das novas vagas a abrir nas uni no primeiro trimestre deste ano. � a partir destes dados, for- necidos pelo lEFP, que a tutela actualiza o os estudantes associem es- tes dados à qualidade das insti- tuições e frisa: "O que estes da- dos

Instituto de Sistemas e Robotica

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Selected components of an oil spill contingency plan model  

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of Responsibility Section 311 of the Clean Water Act or FWPCA gave the President the responsibility for issuing the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (The Plan). In turn, this task was delegated to the Council on Environmental... administratively oriented, i. e. management personnel are assigned spill-related tasks but the tools needed to carry out the response are not detailed in the plan. Other plans focus primarily an the response phase, neglecting pre-spill deci- sions. Oil spill...

Starnater, Carol Elizabeth

1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Quantification Of Margins And Uncertainties: A Bayesian Approach (full Paper)  

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Quantification of Margins and Uncertainties (QMU) is 'a formalism for dealing with the reliability of complex technical systems, and the confidence which can be placed in estimates of that reliability.' (Eardleyet al, 2005). In this paper, we show how QMU may be interpreted in the framework of Bayesian statistical inference, using a probabilistic network. The Bayesian approach clarifies the probabilistic underpinnings of the formalism, and shows how the formalism can be used for deciSion-making.

Wallstrom, Timothy C [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Revista Iguanazul, Number 1  

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A L gura ahorró suficiente dinero y compró una pistola en el mercado negro de armas. Una noche al salir del trabajo, el guardia de la maquiladora no la acompañó, así que deci- dió esperar un taxi, el cual no llegaba; deses- perada caminó; de repente... cortinas del escenario. VOZ: Este nuevo ente es in- clasificable pues rompe con la taxonomía empleada hasta hoy por los parapsicólogos. Inicia la proyección de la película « Naná» (Gorostiza, 1943) en blanco y negro, y audio rayado. RO BLES (enérgico): En...

Santopietro, Judith

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Social Activities | Argonne National Laboratory  

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Hanford's 100-HX Pump and Treat Project - a Successful Blend of Science, Technology, Construction, and Project Management - 12412  

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CH2M Hill Plateau Remediation Company (CHPRC) recently completed construction and start-up of the $25 million 100-HX Groundwater Pump and Treat Project for the Department of Energy (DOE) at its Hanford Reservation site in Washington State. From the onset, the 100-HX Project Leadership Team was able to successfully blend the science and technology of a state-of-the-art groundwater pump and treat system with the principles, tools, and techniques of traditional industrial-type construction and project management. From the 1940's through most of the 1980's, the United States used the Hanford Site to produce nuclear material for national defense at reactor sites located along the Columbia River. While the reactors were operational, large volumes of river water were treated with sodium dichromate (to inhibit corrosion of the reactor piping) and used as a coolant for the reactors. After a single pass through the reactor and before being discharged back to the river, the coolant water was sent to unlined retention basins to cool and to allow the short-lived radioactive contaminants to decay. As a result of these operations, hexavalent chromium was introduced to the vadose zone, and ultimately into the groundwater aquifer and the adjacent Columbia River. In addition, numerous leaks and spills of concentrated sodium dichromate stock solution over the lifetime of reactor operations led to higher concentrations of chromate in the vadose zone and groundwater in localized areas. As a result, the 100 Area was included in the National Priorities List sites under the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act of 1980 (CERCLA). The mission of the 100-HX Project is to significantly reduce the concentration of hexavalent chromium in the groundwater by treating up to 3.8 billion gallons (14,300 mega-liters) of contaminated water over its first nine years of operations. In order to accomplish this mission, groundwater scientists and geologists using sophisticated scientific modeling optimized the 100-HX's approximately 0.7 square mile (181 hecto-meters) extraction and injection well field to support continuous operation of a maximum of 800 gallons (3,028 liters) per minute, 24 hours per day, and 7 days per week. The use of traditional resin technology for the plant's ion exchange system required a change out of the resin every 12 weeks and shipment to an offsite facility 1,500 miles (2,414 kilometers) away for regeneration. Instead, the project leadership pursued newer technology with a disposable resin that could be disposed of on-site and would require less frequent change outs, reducing the project's life cycle costs by more than $16 million. Constructing the facility had its own challenges. The well field location overlapped ecologically sensitive lands where bald eagles and native wildlife use the land for their mating habitat for nearly half of the year. Building locations had to be planned around historically and culturally sensitive areas, and around another contractor's remediation work zones. Also, the size of the well field required a transfer (pumping) facility and installation of more than 60 miles (97 kilometers) of high-density polypropylene pipe, 23 miles (38 kilometers) of power cable, and 28 miles (46 kilometers) of control cable. Along with schedule and budget constraints typical of any fast-track project, the project team dealt with severe resource constraints due to competing projects across the Hanford Site caused by the influx of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act stimulus funding. In addition, the project team itself was stretched between completing another $25 million dollar construction project while designing and constructing this project. In order to save money, the project schedule was compressed by three months from the original baseline schedule. This was made possible by the strong use of project management principles throughout the design, construction, and testing phases, as well as implementation of many lessons learned from a similar construction project. In summary, the 100-HX

Albin, Kenneth A.; Bachand, Marie T.; Biebesheimer, Fred H.; Neshem, Dean O.; Smoot, John L. [CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company, Richland, Washington 99352 (United States)

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Distributed Sensor Coordination for Advanced Energy Systems  

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The ability to collect key system level information is critical to the safe, efficient and reli- able operation of advanced energy systems. With recent advances in sensor development, it is now possible to push some level of decision making directly to computationally sophisticated sensors, rather than wait for data to arrive to a massive centralized location before a decision is made. This type of approach relies on networked sensors (called “agents” from here on) to actively collect and process data, and provide key control deci- sions to significantly improve both the quality/relevance of the collected data and the as- sociating decision making. The technological bottlenecks for such sensor networks stem from a lack of mathematics and algorithms to manage the systems, rather than difficulties associated with building and deploying them. Indeed, traditional sensor coordination strategies do not provide adequate solutions for this problem. Passive data collection methods (e.g., large sensor webs) can scale to large systems, but are generally not suited to highly dynamic environments, such as ad- vanced energy systems, where crucial decisions may need to be reached quickly and lo- cally. Approaches based on local decisions on the other hand cannot guarantee that each agent performing its task (maximize an agent objective) will lead to good network wide solution (maximize a network objective) without invoking cumbersome coordination rou- tines. There is currently a lack of algorithms that will enable self-organization and blend the efficiency of local decision making with the system level guarantees of global decision making, particularly when the systems operate in dynamic and stochastic environments. In this work we addressed this critical gap and provided a comprehensive solution to the problem of sensor coordination to ensure the safe, reliable, and robust operation of advanced energy systems. The differentiating aspect of the proposed work is in shift- ing the focus towards “what to observe” rather than “how to observe” in large sensor networks, allowing the agents to actively determine both the structure of the network and the relevance of the information they are seeking to collect. In addition to providing an implicit coordination mechanism, this approach allows the system to be reconfigured in response to changing needs (e.g., sudden external events requiring new responses) or changing sensor network characteristics (e.g., sudden changes to plant condition). Outcome Summary: All milestones associated with this project have been completed. In particular, private sensor objective functions were developed which are aligned with the global objective function, sensor effectiveness has been improved by using “sensor teams,” system efficiency has been improved by 30% using difference evaluation func- tions, we have demonstrated system reconfigurability for 20% changes in system con- ditions, we have demonstrated extreme scalability of our proposed algorithm, we have demonstrated that sensor networks can overcome disruptions of up to 20% in network conditions, and have demonstrated system reconfigurability to 20% changes in system conditions in hardware-based simulations. This final report summarizes how each of these milestones was achieved, and gives insight into future research possibilities past the work which has been completed. The following publications support these milestones [6, 8, 9, 10, 16, 18, 19].

Tumer, Kagan

2013-07-31T23:59:59.000Z