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n-Cycle: a set of algorithms for task distribution on a commodity grid  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

n-Cycle: a set of algorithms for task distribution on a commodity grid Ladislau B¨ol¨oni, Damla Infrastructure (NPACI) and National Computational Sci- ence Alliance (NCSA) in the US or the European Data- Grid Turgut and Dan C. Marinescu Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering University of Central

Bölöni, Ladislau L

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PROHIBITED COMMODITIES  

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PROHIBITED COMMODITIES NOT acceptable for transport The following commodities are NOT acceptable for transport by DHL - UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, including domestic (USA) moves. *...

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PROHIBITED COMMODITIES  

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PROHIBITED PROHIBITED COMMODITIES NOT acceptable for transport The following commodities are NOT acceptable for transport by DHL - UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, including domestic (USA) moves. * Live Animals, Reptiles, Snakes, Birds, Insects (other than those listed below for domestic transit under restricted commodities) * Bullion * Currency * Firearms (Parts†thereof†including†paintball, pellet†guns, air†rifles, etc.) [Except for Domestic exceptions listed below under restricted commodities] * Pornography * Drugs / Narcotics (illegal) * Human remains (including ashes) * Counterfeit or Pirated goods or material Any item(s), the carriage of which is prohibited by any law, regulation or statute of any federal, state or local government to or through which the shipment may be carried.

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Commodity High Performance Computing at Commodity Prices  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The entry price of supercomputing has traditionally been very high. As processing elements, operating systems, and switch technology become cheap commodity parts, building a powerful supercomputer at a fraction of the price of a proprietary system becomes realistic.

Simon Cox Denis; Simon J. Cox; Denis A. Nicole; Kenji Takeda

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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CRADA Final Report: Materials Development For Pulp and Paper Mills, Task 9 Proof of Commercial Concept: Commodity Carbon Fibers From Weyerhaeuser Lignin Based Fibers  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Tasks were assigned to Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) researchers for the development of lignin-based carbon fiber from a specific precursor that was produced by the Participant (Weyerhaeuser Corporation). These tasks included characterization of precursor polymers and fibers; and the development of conversion parameters for the fibers. ORNL researchers provided recommendations for in-house characterization of the precursor at the participant's laboratory. During the early stage of the precursor fiber production trials of various spools of fibers with varied compositions were produced. Some of those samples were sent to ORNL (by the Participant) for the development of conversion protocol. The trial tow samples were oxidized at ORNL's precursor evaluation system (PES), a bench-scale facility consisting of an oven, filament winder, tension controller, and a let off creel. The PES is a modular tool useful for the development of precursor conversion protocol. It can handle a single filament to a large single tow (50k filaments). It can also offer precise tensioning for few-filament tows. In the PES, after oxidation, fibers are typically carbonized first at low temperature, {le} 600 C, and subsequently at a higher temperature, {le} 1200 C with controlled residence time. ORNL has recently installed a new carbonization furnace with 1700 C limit and a furnace with 2500 C capacity is under installation. A protocol for the oxidation and carbonization of the trial precursor fibers was developed. Oxidized fiber with a density of 1.46 g/cc (oxidation time: 90 min) shows qualitative flame retardancy via simple flame test (fibers do not catch fire or shrink when exposed to flame). Oxidized and carbonized filaments of the Weyerhaeuser precursor fibers show moderate mechanical properties and 47-51 % carbon yield (based on oxidized fiber mass) after carbonization between 1000-1400 C. The properties of fibers from nonoptimized composition and processing parameters indicate the potential of low-cost, low-end carbon fibers based on renewable resource materials. Further work is necessary to produce high quality precursor and the corresponding carbonized filaments of superior properties.

Paulauskas, Felix L [ORNL; Naskar, Amit K [ORNL; Ozcan, Soydan [ORNL; Keiser, James R [ORNL; Gorog, John Peter [Weyerhaeuser Company

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Volatility and commodity price dynamics  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Commodity prices tend to be volatile, and volatility itself varies over time. changes in volatility can affect market variables by directly affecting the marginal value of storage, and by affecting a component of the total ...

Pindyck, Robert S.

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Commodity market modeling and physical trading strategies  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Investment and operational decisions involving commodities are taken based on the forward prices of these commodities. These prices are volatile, and a model of their evolution must correctly account for their volatility ...

Ellefsen, Per Einar

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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[Searching for Commodity Codes] February 13, 2012  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

the search... link to begin searching for a Commodity Code Search Tips Enter a broad term in the Description Another example, for "gasoline" enter "fuel" ­ think in general terms o For this term, only two Commodity[Searching for Commodity Codes] February 13, 2012 © Office of Human Resource Services, University

Choate, Paul M.

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Commodity Flow Survey | Data.gov  

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Commodity Flow Survey Commodity Flow Survey BusinessUSA Data/Tools Apps Challenges Let's Talk BusinessUSA You are here Data.gov » Communities » BusinessUSA » Data Commodity Flow Survey Dataset Summary Description The Commodity Flow Survey provides information on commodities shipped, their value, weight, and mode of transportation, as well as the origin and destination of shipments of commodities from manufacturing, mining, wholesale, and selected retail and services establishments. It is undertaken through a partnership between the Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Commerce, and the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Research and Innovative Technology Administration. Tags {cfc,commodity,flow," federal",state,local,transportation,facilities,services,energy,safety,environment,Mining,Manufacturing,Wholesale,trade,Retail,Services,auxiliary,establishments,warehouses,industries,export,shipment,distance,tons,weight,hazardous,miles,ton-miles,destination,industry,hazard,ship,intrastate,interstate,"UN number",packaging,"TIH number",u.s.,metropolitan}

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Supplement: Commodity Index Report | Data.gov  

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Supplement: Commodity Index Report Supplement: Commodity Index Report Agriculture Community Menu DATA APPS EVENTS DEVELOPER STATISTICS COLLABORATE ABOUT Agriculture You are here Data.gov » Communities » Agriculture » Data Supplement: Commodity Index Report Dataset Summary Description Shows index traders in selected agricultural markets. These traders are drawn from the noncommercial and commercial categories. The noncommercial category includes positions of managed funds, pension funds, and other investors that are generally seeking exposure to a broad index of commodity prices as an asset class in an unleveraged and passively-managed manner. The commercial category includes positions for entities whose trading predominantly reflects hedging of over-the-counter transactions involving commodity indices, for example, a swap dealer holding long futures positions to hedge a short commodity index exposure opposite institutional traders, such as pension funds.

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Slide 1  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

IIF Task Force Report IIF Task Force Report James L. Smith RFF and Southern Methodist University September 27, 2012 IIF's Commentary on Research & Policy - Not a research paper, but an assimilation of research from a valued practitioner perspective. - Moderate tone and modest recommendations. Far above the level of many "white papers" offered up to serve a private agenda. - Provocative for what it says about what research has so far achieved, and what remains to be accomplished. - To be illustrated using five quotations drawn directly from the IIF report. 1. Impact of Speculation on Prices "Proponents argue that speculation does have a measurable impact on trends in commodity prices ..." - Correlation & Granger causality between trading

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Building Energy Software Tools Directory: Commodity Server  

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you might use it for load and various commodity price curves management. Input Any time series data Output Values contracts and portfolios, also exports web based...

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Trading and Prices in Commodity Markets  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Trading and Prices in Commodity Markets EIA 2013 Workshop on Financial and Physical Oil Market Linkages ... Director of Energy Markets and Financial Analysis

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Integrated Optimization of Procurement, Processing, and Trade of Commodities  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We consider the integrated optimization problem of procurement, processing, and trade of commodities in a multiperiod setting. Motivated by the operations of a prominent commodity processing firm, we model a firm that procures an input commodity and ... Keywords: agricultural commodities, commodities, dynamic programming, inventory, processing, procurement, real options

Sripad K. Devalkar; Ravi Anupindi; Amitabh Sinha

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Front cover  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

INVESTMENT IN COMMODITIES MARKETS: INVESTMENT IN COMMODITIES MARKETS: POTENTIAL IMPACT ON COMMODITY PRICES & VOLATILITY IIF Commodities Task Force Submission to the G20 September 2011 IIF Commodities Task Force Submission to the G20 Financial Investment in Commodity Markets: Potential Impact on Commodity Prices & Volatility 1 Preface Amidst increasing concerns about global growth prospects and financial market volatility, commodity prices con- tinue to be a focus for policymakers. The French G-20 presidency has made this topic a priority, emphasizing the potential role of financial investment in driving trends in commodity markets. With commodity prices closely linked to inflation trends, particularly in low-income countries where food security is a vital issue, the search for policy tools

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EA-356 J.P. Morgan Commodities Canada Corporation | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

6 J.P. Morgan Commodities Canada Corporation EA-356 J.P. Morgan Commodities Canada Corporation Order authorizing J.P. Morgan Commodities Canada Corporation to export electric...

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Mid America Bio Energy and Commodities LLC | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

America Bio Energy and Commodities LLC Jump to: navigation, search Name Mid America Bio Energy and Commodities, LLC Place North Platte, Nebraska Zip 69101 Product Nebraska based...

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A Java commodity grid kit.  

SciTech Connect

In this paper we report on the features of the Java Commodity Grid Kit. The Java CoG Kit provides middleware for accessing Grid functionality from the Java framework. Java CoG Kit middleware is general enough to design a variety of advanced Grid applications with quite different user requirements. Access to the Grid is established via Globus protocols, allowing the Java CoG Kit to communicate also with the C Globus reference implementation. Thus, the Java CoG Kit provides Grid developers with the ability to utilize the Grid, as well as numerous additional libraries and frameworks developed by the Java community to enable network, Internet, enterprise, and peer-to peer computing. A variety of projects have successfully used the client libraries of the Java CoG Kit to access Grids driven by the C Globus software. In this paper we also report on the efforts to develop server side Java CoG Kit components. As part of this research we have implemented a prototype pure Java resource management system that enables one to run Globus jobs on platforms on which a Java virtual machine is supported, including Windows NT machines.

von Laszewski, G.; Foster, I.; Gawor, J.; Lane, P.; Mathematics and Computer Science

2001-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Price distortions in the commodity futures markets  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Speculation is not monolithic; it comes in many forms. A certain level of speculation is required for commodity futures markets to function. On the other hand, certain types of trading activities by speculators may damage ...

Helfrich, Devin B

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Welfare losses in commodity storage games  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We develop a game theoretic model of a shared commodity storage facility whose injection/ejection and space resources have been allocated to multiple selfish firms. We assume a setting where each firms injectability and deliverability depend on overall ...

Alan Holland

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EA-278-B Direct Commodities Trading Inc - Recission  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Order rescinding the authorization of Direct Commodities Trading Inc to export electric energy to Canada.

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Forecasting demand of commodities after natural disasters  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Demand forecasting after natural disasters is especially important in emergency management. However, since the time series of commodities demand after natural disasters usually has a great deal of nonlinearity and irregularity, it has poor prediction ... Keywords: ARIMA, Demand forecasting, EMD, Emergency management, Natural disaster

Xiaoyan Xu; Yuqing Qi; Zhongsheng Hua

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Essays on Pricing Behaviors of Energy Commodities  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This dissertation investigates the pricing behaviors of two major energy commodities, U.S. natural gas and crude oil, using times series models. It examines the relationships between U.S. natural gas price variations and changes in market fundamentals within a two-state Markov-switching framework. It is found that the regime-switching model does a better forecasting job in general than the linear fundamental model without regime-switching framework, especially in the case of 1-step-ahead forecast. Studies are conducted of the dynamics between crude oil price and U.S. dollar exchange rates. Empirical tests are applied to both full sample (19862010) and subsample (20022010) data. It is found that causality runs in both directions between the oil and the dollar. Meanwhile, a theoretical 5-country partial dynamic portfolio model is constructed to explain the dynamics between oil and dollar with special attention to the roles of China and Russia. It is shown that emergence of Chinas economy enhances the linkage between oil and dollar due to China's foreign exchange policy. Further research is dedicated to the role of speculation in crude oil and natural gas markets. First a literature review on theory of speculation is conducted. Empirical studies on speculation in commodity markets are surveyed, with special focus on energy commodity market. To test the theory that speculation may affect commodity prices by exaggerating the signals sent by market fundamentals, this essay utilizes the forecast errors from the first essay to investigate the forecasting ability of speculators' net long positions in the market. Limited evidence is provided to support the bubble theory in U.S. natural gas market. In conclusion, this dissertation explores both fundamentals and speculators' roles in the U.S. natural gas and global crude oil markets. It is found that market fundamentals are the major driving forces for the two energy commodities price booms seen during the past several years.

Qin, Xiaoyan

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Multi-commodity allocation for dynamic demands using pagerank vectors  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We consider a variant of the contact process concerning multi-commodity allocation on networks. In this process, the demands for several types of commodities are initially given at some specified vertices and then the demands spread interactively on ...

Fan Chung; Paul Horn; Jacob Hughes

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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EA-379 FreePoint Commodities | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

EA-379 FreePoint Commodities Order authorizing FreePoint Commodities to export electric energy to Mexico. EA-379 Freepoint MXRevised.docx More Documents & Publications EA-380...

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Trends, with an Application to Relative Primary Commodity Prices ?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Testing for unit roots and the impact of quadratic trends, with an application to relative primary commodity prices by

David I. Harvey; Stephen J. Leybourne; A. M. Robert Taylor; David I. Harvey; Stephen J. Leybourne; A. M. Robert Taylor

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Lvy-Based Cross-Commodity Models and Derivative Valuation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Energy commodities, such as oil, gas, and electricity, lack the liquidity of equity markets, have large costs associated with storage, exhibit high volatilities, and can have significant spikes in prices. Furthermore, and possibly more importantly, commodities ... Keywords: Fourier transform methods, Lvy processes, cointegration, commodities

Sebastian Jaimungal; Vladimir Surkov

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft Word - Information_Commodity5  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Futures Prices Futures Prices  Conghui Hu † and Wei Xiong ‡ May 2013 Abstract This paper analyzes information flow between commodity futures prices traded in the United States and stock prices of East Asian economies including China, Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, and Taiwan. We find significantly positive stock price reactions across all these stock markets and across a broad range of industries to the lagged overnight futures returns of copper and soybeans, albeit not crude oil, after mid-2000s. Our findings highlight significant information flow from daily futures returns of copper and soybeans to Asian stock markets and establish the futures prices of these commodities as barometers of global economic strength.  This paper is prepared for Après le Déluge: Finance and the Common Good after the Crisis, edited by E.

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THE SIMPLE ECONOMICS OF COMMODITY PRICE SPECULATION  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The price of crude oil in the U.S. never exceeded $40 per barrel until mid-2004. By 2006 it reached $70, and in July 2008 it peaked at $145. By late 2008 it had plummeted to about $30 before increasing to $110 in 2011. Are speculators at least partly to blame for these sharp price changes? We clarify the effects of speculators on commodity prices. We focus on crude oil, but our approach can be applied to other commodities. We explain the meaning of oil price speculation, how it can occur, and how it relates to investments in oil reserves, inventories, or derivatives (such as futures contracts). Turning to the data, we calculate counterfactual prices that would have occurred from 1999 to 2012 in the absence of speculation. Our framework is based on a simple and transparent model of supply and demand in the cash and storage markets for a commodity. It lets us determine whether speculation is consistent with data on production, consumption, inventory changes, and convenience yields given reasonable elasticity assumptions. We show speculation had little, if any, effect on prices and volatility.

Christopher R. Knittel; Robert S. Pindyck

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Kinetic market models with single commodity having price fluctuations  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We study here numerically the behavior of an ideal gas like model of markets having only one non-consumable commodity. We investigate the behavior of the steady-state distributions of money, commodity and total wealth, as the dynamics of trading or exchange of money and commodity proceeds, with local (in time) fluctuations in the price of the commodity. These distributions are studied in markets with agents having uniform and random saving factors. The self-organizing features in money distribution are similar to the cases without any commodity (or with consumable commodities), the commodity distribution shows an exponential decay. The wealth distribution shows interesting behavior: Gamma like distribution for uniform saving propensity and has the same power-law tail, as that of the money distribution for a market with agents having random saving propensity.

Chatterjee, A; Chakrabarti, Bikas K.; Chatterjee, Arnab

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Describing Commodity Prices in the Energy Book System  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The EPRI Energy Book System (EBS) Version 1.20 modules require that users specify a forward price curve and volatility term structure for each commodity market underlying their portfolio. If users wish to measure and manage portfolio risk and/or value certain cross-commodity derivatives, such as spread options and generation assets, then they must also specify commodity price correlations. This report provides a 'first-cut' method for helping EBS users estimate parameters that describe the relevant power...

2000-12-13T23:59:59.000Z

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2011 Brief: Energy commodity price trends varied widely during ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

This article is the first in a series of briefs on energy market trends in 2011. Crude oil and petroleum products led energy commodity price increases during 2011, ...

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What were the key energy commodity price trends in 2011?  

Reports and Publications (EIA)

Energy commodity price trends varied widely during 2011. Crude oil and petroleum products prices increased during 2011, while natural gas, coal, and electricity prices declined. This article provides an overview of key energy commodity price trends in 2011 based on prices seen in futures markets.

2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Classification of Commodity Price Forecast With Random Forests and Bayesian  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Classification of Commodity Price Forecast Sentiment With Random Forests and Bayesian Optimization, Morgan Stanley or Merrill Lynch produce24 price forecasting and reports to predict the direction on the sentiment of price39 forecasts and reports for commodities such as gold, natural gas or most commonly oil

de Freitas, Nando

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Slide 1  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Hung Q. Tran Hung Q. Tran EIA Workshop on Financial and Physical Oil Market Linkages Washington D.C. September 27, 2012 The Role of Financial Investment in Commodity Markets In early 2011, the IIF was asked by the French G-20 Chair to bring together senior market practitioners to add their perspectives to the debate on the potential role of financial investment in driving trends in commodity markets. The IIF Commodities Task Force, including market professionals, academics and other researchers, was convened in February 2011, and a CTF Workshop was held in Paris in July 2011. The Task Force submitted its report to the G-20 in September 2011. Financial Investment in Commodity Markets: Potential Impact on Commodity Prices and Volatility A review of the academic literature and studies by official sector

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Features of the Java commodity grid kit.  

SciTech Connect

In this paper we report on the features of the Java Commodity Grid Kit (Java CoG Kit). The Java CoG Kit provides middleware for accessing Grid functionality from the Java framework. Java CoG Kit middleware is general enough to design a variety of advanced Grid applications with quite different user requirements. Access to the Grid is established via Globus Toolkit protocols, allowing the Java CoG Kit to also communicate with the services distributed as part of the C Globus Toolkit reference implementation. Thus, the Java CoG Kit provides Grid developers with the ability to utilize the Grid, as well as numerous additional libraries and frameworks developed by the Java community to enable network, Internet, enterprise and peer-to-peer computing. A variety of projects have successfully used the client libraries of the Java CoG Kit to access Grids driven by the C Globus Toolkit software. In this paper we also report on the efforts to develop serverside Java CoG Kit components. As part of this research we have implemented a prototype pure Java resource management system that enables one to run Grid jobs on platforms on which a Java virtual machine is supported, including Windows NT machines.

von Laszewski, G.; Gawor, J.; Lane, P.; Rehn, N.; Russell, M.; Mathematics and Computer Science

2002-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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THE SIMPLE ECONOMICS OF COMMODITY PRICE SPECULATION Christopher  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

THE THE SIMPLE ECONOMICS OF COMMODITY PRICE SPECULATION Christopher R. Knittel and Robert S. Pindyck Massachusetts Institute of Technology July 2013 Knittel and Pindyck (MIT) PRICE SPECULATION July 2013 1 / 32 Introduction "Commodities have become an investment class: declines in their prices may simply reflect the whims of speculators." The Economist, June 23, 2012. "Federal legislation should bar pure oil speculators entirely from commodity exchanges in the United States." Joseph Kennedy II, N.Y. Times, April, 10, 2012. Sharp increases in oil prices: $40 per barrel in 2004 to $70 in 2006 to $140 in July 2008. Fell to $38 in early 2009, then increased to $110 in 2011. Are "speculators" to blame? Should futures trading be limited? Confusion over commodity price speculation and how it works. We try to clarify the potential and actual effects of speculators

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The dynamics of commodity spot and futures markets  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

I discuss the short-run dynamics of commodity prices, production, and inventories, as well as the sources and effects of market volatility. I explain how prices, rates of production, and inventory levels are interrelated, ...

Pindyck, Robert S.

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SLIC: an extensibility system for commodity operating systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Modern commodity operating systems are large and complex systems developed over many years by large teams of programmers, containing hundreds of thousands of lines of code. Consequently, it is extremely difficult to add significant new functionality ...

Douglas P. Ghormley; David Petrou; Steven H. Rodrigues; Thomas E. Anderson

1998-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Software encoded processing: building dependable systems with commodity hardware  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In future, the decreasing feature size and the reduced power supply will make it much more difficult to built reliable microprocessors. Economic pressure will most likely result in the reliability of microprocessors being tuned for the commodity market. ...

Ute Wappler; Christof Fetzer

2007-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Task Plans  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Task Plans Task Plans This page contains links to a tentative listing of active and closed TEC Task Plans. Final status of these task plans will be determined after the July 2000 TEC meeting. Task Plan Number/Title DOE Lead Staff Last Update Comment Status/ New No. After 7/27/00 GP-1, Section 180(c) Coordination (begun 1/96) C. Macaluso 7/98 DOE published a Revised Proposed Policy and Procedures in April 1998; no final policy will be issued until a definitive date for NWPA shipments is determined, based on site suitability or other legislative direction. To the extent that any issues related to Section 180(c) arise in TEC meetings, they are being discussed in the context of the consolidated grant topic group which is covered by another task plan. Closed

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Sustainable Land Management Through Market-Oriented Commodity Development:  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Sustainable Land Management Through Market-Oriented Commodity Development: Sustainable Land Management Through Market-Oriented Commodity Development: Case studies from Ethiopia Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Sustainable Land Management Through Market-Oriented Commodity Development: Case studies from Ethiopia Agency/Company /Organization: International Livestock Research Institute Sector: Land Focus Area: Agriculture Topics: Market analysis, Background analysis Resource Type: Publications, Lessons learned/best practices Website: mahider.ilri.org/bitstream/10568/2372/1/WP_21_final.pdf Country: Ethiopia UN Region: "Sub-Saharan Africa" is not in the list of possible values (Eastern Africa, Middle Africa, Northern Africa, Southern Africa, Western Africa, Caribbean, Central America, South America, Northern America, Central Asia, Eastern Asia, Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Western Asia, Eastern Europe, Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Western Europe, Australia and New Zealand, Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia, Latin America and the Caribbean) for this property.

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Merchant Commodity Storage and Term Structure Model Error  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Merchants operations involves valuing and hedging the cash flows of commodity and energy conversion assets as real options based on stochastic models that inevitably embed model error. In this paper we quantify how empirically calibrated model errors about the futures price term structure affect the valuation and hedging of commodity storage assets, specifically the storage of natural gas, an important energy source. We also explore ways to mitigate the impact of these errors. Our analysis demonstrates the differential impact of term structure model error on natural gas storage valuation versus hedging. We also propose an effective approach to deal with the negative effect of such model error on factor hedging, a specific hedging approach. More generally, our work suggests managerial principles for option valuation and hedging in the presence of term structure model error. These principles should have relevance for the merchant management of other commodity conversion assets and for the management of financial options that also depend on term structure dynamics

Nicola Secom; Guoming Lai; Franois Margot; Alan Scheller-wolf

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Optimal Commodity Trading with a Capacitated Storage Asset  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper considers the so-called warehouse problem with both space and injection/withdrawal capacity limits. This is a foundational problem in the merchant management of assets for the storage of commodities, such as energy sources and natural resources. ... Keywords: Markov, asset pricing, dynamic programming, finance, industries, inventory, natural gas, petroleum, policies, production, real options

Nicola Secomandi

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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China, India and the Commodity Boom: Economic and  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

China, India and the Commodity Boom: Economic and Environmental Implications for Low of Life Sciences and 2 La Trobe University 1. INTRODUCTION THE emergence of China and India as major. When China first began to attract large-scale foreign investment and expand its export- oriented labour

Coxhead, Ian

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UK Energy Statistics: Renewables and Waste, Commodity Balances (2010) |  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

403 403 Varnish cache server Browse Upload data GDR 429 Throttled (bot load) Error 429 Throttled (bot load) Throttled (bot load) Guru Meditation: XID: 2142288403 Varnish cache server UK Energy Statistics: Renewables and Waste, Commodity Balances (2010) Dataset Summary Description Annual commodity balances (supply, consumption) for renewables and waste in the UK from 1998 to 2009. Published as part of the Digest of UK energy statistics (DUKES), by the UK Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC). Waste includes: wood waste, farm waste, sewage gas, landfill gas, waste and tyres. Renewables includes: wood, plant-based biomass, geothermal and active solar heat, hydro, wind, wave and tidal, and liquid biofuels. These data were used to produce Tables 7.1 to 7.3 in the Digest of United Kingdom Energy Statistics 2010 (available: http://decc.gov.uk/assets/decc/Statistics/publications/dukes/348-dukes-2...).

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Commodity PAD Districts I II III IV V United States  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Commodity Commodity PAD Districts I II III IV V United States Table 10a. Fuel Consumed at Refineries by PAD District, 2012 (Thousand Barrels, Except Where Noted) Crude Oil 0 0 0 0 0 0 Liquefied Petroleum Gases 0 464 490 49 518 1,521 Distillate Fuel Oil 4 89 236 1 209 539 Residual Fuel Oil 26 18 11 16 469 540 Still Gas 13,838 50,328 108,359 8,694 38,875 220,094 Marketable Petroleum Coke 0 0 0 528 166 694 Catalyst Petroleum Coke 9,003 17,611 42,614 2,852 12,416 84,496 Natural Gas (million cubic feet) 38,347 143,702 474,359 26,971 159,849 843,228 Coal (thousand short tons) 30 0 0 0 0 30 Purchased Electricity (million kWh) 2,355 11,892 23,255 2,003 5,130 44,635 Purchased Steam (million pounds) 3,849 12,723 88,922 1,439 14,426 121,359 Other Products 40 47 677 67 1,141 1,972

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Survey of Alternative Feedstocks for Commodity Chemical Manufacturing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The current high prices for petroleum and natural gas have spurred the chemical industry to examine alternative feedstocks for the production of commodity chemicals. High feedstock prices have driven methanol and ammonia production offshore. The U.S. Chemical Industry is the largest user of natural gas in the country. Over the last 30 years, alternatives to conventional petroleum and natural gas feedstocks have been developed, but have limited, if any, commercial implementation in the United States. Alternative feedstocks under consideration include coal from unconventional processing technologies, such as gasification and liquefaction, novel resources such as biomass, stranded natural gas from unconventional reserves, and heavy oil from tar sands or oil shale. These feedstock sources have been evaluated with respect to the feasibility and readiness for production of the highest volume commodity chemicals in the United States. Sources of organic compounds, such as ethanol from sugar fermentation and bitumen-derived heavy crude are now being primarily exploited for fuels, rather than for chemical feedstocks. Overall, government-sponsored research into the use of alternatives to petroleum feedstocks focuses on use for power and transportation fuels rather than for chemical feedstocks. Research is needed to reduce cost and technical risk. Use of alternative feedstocks is more common outside the United States R&D efforts are needed to make these processes more efficient and less risky before becoming more common domestically. The status of alternative feedstock technology is summarized.

McFarlane, Joanna [ORNL; Robinson, Sharon M [ORNL

2008-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Markets & Finance - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Workshops Workshops Financial and Physical Oil Market Linkages Workshop (September 23, 2013) Workshop Agenda and Participants Financial and Physical Oil Market Linkages II Workshop (September 27, 2012) Workshop Agenda and Participants Workshop Summary Notes Physical Market Conditions, Paper Market Activity, and the Brent-WTI Spread Bahattin Buyuksahin, Thomas K. Lee, James T. Moser and Michel A. Robe Presentation (Michel Robe) Discussant Presentation (Lutz Kilian) Speculation in the Oil Market Luciana Juvenal and Ivan Petrella Presentation (Luciana Juvenal) Discussant Presentation (James Hamilton) Financial Investment in Commodities Markets: Potential Impact on Commodity Prices and Volatilities Institute of International Finance (IIF) Commodities Task Force Presentation (Hung Tran)

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Commodities_Spector June 2013. - EIA (Gas).pmd  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

American Natural Gas Markets: American Natural Gas Markets: Not Quite Out of the Woods June 2013 Katherine Spector - Head of Commodities Strategy CIBC Worlds Markets katherine.spector@cibc.com K. Spector - June 2013 2 North American Natural Gas Marginally Supportive in 2013... But Not Out of the Woods K. Spector - June 2013 3 Not Out Of The Woods Yet... * The US gas balance looks more price supportive in 2013, but in the short-run (12-24 months) both gas supply and gas demand are still very price elastic. That means rangebound prices. * In the medium- to long-run, gas production will continue to be price sensitive. It is when gas demand - specifically utility demand for gas - is no longer price elastic that the market will truly turn the corner. The 2015-16 period will be key. * Last summer gave us a taste of what coal-to-gas substitution can do to the market. This year will

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Application of polynomial projection ensembles to hedging crude oil commodity risk  

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Although the rapid expansion in derivative market in previous decades has drawn research in both theory and practice of hedging against commodity risk, recent volatile fluctuations in crude oil prices in world market have renewed profound interest in ... Keywords: Commodity risk hedging, Energy trading, Ensemble structure, Financial decision support system, GARCH, Investment analysis, Polynomial projection

An-Sing Chen; Mark T. Leung; Ling-Hua Wang

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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OS support for a commodity database on PC clusters: distributed devices vs. distributed file systems  

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In this paper we attempt to parallelise a commodity database for OLAP on a cluster of commodity PCs by using a distributed high-performance storage subsystem. By parallelising the underlying storage architecture we eliminate the need to make any changes ...

Felix Rauch; Thomas M. Stricker

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Inspection report: the Department of Energy's export licensing process for dual-use and munitions commodities  

SciTech Connect

Export of commodities, encouraged by both the private sector and the Federal Government, helps to improve our position in the global economy and is in the national interest of the US. However, exports of commodities or technologies, without regard to whether they may significantly contribute to the military potential of individual countries or combination of countries or enhance the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, may adversely affect the national security of the US. The Federal Government, therefore, implements several laws, Executive Orders, and regulations to control the export of certain commodities and technologies. These commodities and technologies require a license for export. Some of the controlled items are designated as ''dual-use,'' that is, commodities and technologies that have both civilian and military application. Some dual-use commodities are designated as ''nuclear dual-use''--items controlled for nuclear nonproliferation purposes. Another group of controlled commodities is designated as munitions, which are goods and technologies that have solely military uses. The Department of Energy (Energy) conducts reviews of export license applications for nuclear dual-use items and certain munitions. On August 26, 1998, the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs requested that the Inspectors General from the Departments of Commerce, Defense, Energy, State, and Treasury, and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), update and expand on a 1993 interagency review conducted by the Inspectors General of the Departments of Commerce, Defense, Energy, and State of the export licensing processes for dual-use and munitions commodities.

Friedman, Gregory H.

1999-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Speakers: Stephen Harvey, EIA Dan M. Berkovitz, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

6: "Regulating Energy Commodities" 6: "Regulating Energy Commodities" Speakers: Stephen Harvey, EIA Dan M. Berkovitz, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Sean Cota, Cota & Cota R. Skip Horvath, Natural Gas Supply Association Deanna L. Newcomb, McDermott Will & Emery LLP [Note: Recorders did not pick up introduction of panel (see biographies for details on the panelists) or introduction of session.] Steve Harvey: Why don't we start kind taking our seats and give it just a...well, no looks like we're pretty close. It's a disadvantage, I guess being last on a beautiful day in Washington after a nasty winter. So, I'm glad that the [inaudible] brave folks are still here with us. This panel is on regulating energy commodities. My name is Steve Harvey. I'm the Director of the Office of Oil and Gas at EIA. I will not go into the details

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Modeling and Simulation of an Agent-Based Decentralized Two-Commodity Power Market  

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In this paper, a market-based approach is described to solve the resource allocation problem of two coupled commodities, namely electric energy and heating energy. Agents assigned to each household and each power plant carry out evaluations independently ...

2000-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Algorithmic support for commodity-based parallel computing systems.  

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The Computational Plant or Cplant is a commodity-based distributed-memory supercomputer under development at Sandia National Laboratories. Distributed-memory supercomputers run many parallel programs simultaneously. Users submit their programs to a job queue. When a job is scheduled to run, it is assigned to a set of available processors. Job runtime depends not only on the number of processors but also on the particular set of processors assigned to it. Jobs should be allocated to localized clusters of processors to minimize communication costs and to avoid bandwidth contention caused by overlapping jobs. This report introduces new allocation strategies and performance metrics based on space-filling curves and one dimensional allocation strategies. These algorithms are general and simple. Preliminary simulations and Cplant experiments indicate that both space-filling curves and one-dimensional packing improve processor locality compared to the sorted free list strategy previously used on Cplant. These new allocation strategies are implemented in Release 2.0 of the Cplant System Software that was phased into the Cplant systems at Sandia by May 2002. Experimental results then demonstrated that the average number of communication hops between the processors allocated to a job strongly correlates with the job's completion time. This report also gives processor-allocation algorithms for minimizing the average number of communication hops between the assigned processors for grid architectures. The associated clustering problem is as follows: Given n points in {Re}d, find k points that minimize their average pairwise L{sub 1} distance. Exact and approximate algorithms are given for these optimization problems. One of these algorithms has been implemented on Cplant and will be included in Cplant System Software, Version 2.1, to be released. In more preliminary work, we suggest improvements to the scheduler separate from the allocator.

Leung, Vitus Joseph; Bender, Michael A. (State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY); Bunde, David P. (University of Illinois, Urbna, IL); Phillips, Cynthia Ann

2003-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Task Routing for Prediction Tasks Haoqi Zhang  

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Harvard SEAS Microsoft Research Cambridge, MA 02138, USA Redmond, WA 98052, USA {hq, yiling, parkes, Economics, Theory Keywords Scoring rules, task routing, social networks 1. INTRODUCTION Organizations rely is crucial for the suc- cess of an organization. Accomplishing a task may require the expertise of multiple

Chen, Yiling

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FEDERAL SMART GRID TASK FORCE - February 26, 2009 Task Force...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

FEDERAL SMART GRID TASK FORCE - February 26, 2009 Task Force Meeting Agenda FEDERAL SMART GRID TASK FORCE - February 26, 2009 Task Force Meeting Agenda February 26, 2009 Task Force...

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The Incremental Benefits of the Nearest Neighbor Forecast of U.S. Energy Commodity Prices  

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This thesis compares the simple Autoregressive (AR) model against the k- Nearest Neighbor (k-NN) model to make a point forecast of five energy commodity prices. Those commodities are natural gas, heating oil, gasoline, ethanol, and crude oil. The data for the commodities are monthly and, for each commodity, two-thirds of the data are used for an in-sample forecast, and the remaining one-third of the data are used to perform an out-of-sample forecast. Mean Absolute Error (MAE) and Root Mean Squared Error (RMSE) are used to compare the two forecasts. The results showed that one method is superior by one measure but inferior by another. Although the differences of the two models are minimal, it is up to a decision maker as to which model to choose. The Diebold-Mariano (DM) test was performed to test the relative accuracy of the models. For all five commodities, the results failed to reject the null hypothesis indicating that both models are equally accurate.

Kudoyan, Olga

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Task Routing for Prediction Tasks Haoqi Zhang  

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Harvard SEAS Microsoft Research Cambridge, MA 02138, USA Redmond, WA 98052, USA {hq, yiling, parkes. INTRODUCTION Organizations rely on a mix of expertise and on means for identifying and harnessing expertise effectively is crucial for the success of an organization. Accomplishing a task may require the expertise

Chen, Yiling

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Patterns of Pass-through of Commodity Price Shocks to Retail Prices  

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1) Chicken Ln(Flour/PPI) Ln(ChicFeed/PPI) Ln(Wheat/PPI) Ln(Index. Ln(Flour/PPI) Ln(ChicFeed/PPI) Ln(Wheat/PPI) Ln(Corn/feed and flour), and upstream commodities (corn and wheat).

Berck, Peter; Leibtag, Ephraim S.; Villas-Boas, Sofia B.; Solis, Alex

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Fast Bit Gather, Bit Scatter and Bit Permutation Instructions for Commodity Microprocessors  

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Advanced bit manipulation operations are not efficiently supported by commodity word-oriented microprocessors. Programming tricks are typically devised to shorten the long sequence of instructions needed to emulate these complicated bit operations. As ... Keywords: Algorithm acceleration, Bioinformatics, Bit gather, Bit manipulations, Bit scatter, Compression, Cryptology, ISA, Instruction set architecture, Microprocessors, Pack, Parallel deposit, Parallel extract, Pattern matching, Permutations, Steganography, Unpack

Yedidya Hilewitz; Ruby B. Lee

2008-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Predicting Price/Performance Trade-offs for Whitney: A Commodity Computing Cluster  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We couple simple performance models with pricing to optimize the design of clusters built from commodity components for scientific computing. We apply this technique using the NAS Parallel Benchmarks as a representative workload. We develop models of ... Keywords: PC clusters, benchmarking, performance modeling, supercomputing

Jeffrey C. Becker; Bill Nitzberg; Rob F. Van Der Wijngaart; Maurice Yarrow

1999-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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FoneAstra: Enabling Remote Monitoring of Vaccine Cold-Chains Using Commodity Mobile Phones  

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FoneAstra: Enabling Remote Monitoring of Vaccine Cold-Chains Using Commodity Mobile Phones Rohit-cost, energy-efficient system to remotely monitor the temperature and location of vaccines in a country- wide-tracking of vaccines in transit, based on the mobile phone's cell tower-IDs. We present results from an ongoing lab

Anderson, Richard

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ILC Citizens' Task Force  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

the Fermilab ILC Citizens' Task Force June 2008 Report of the Fermilab ILC Citizens' Task Force 3 Contents 1 Executive Summary 3 Chapter 1 Purpose 7 Chapter 2 Origins and Purpose of the Fermilab Citizens' Task Force 15 Chapter 3 Setting the Stage 19 Chapter 4 Current Status of High Energy Physics Research 25 Chapter 5 Bringing the Next-Generation Accelerator to Fermilab 31 Chapter 6 Learning from Past Projects 37 Chapter 7 Location, Construction and Operation of Facilities Beyond Fermilab's Borders 45 Chapter 8 Health and Safety 49 Chapter 9 Environment 53 Chapter 10 Economics 59 Chapter 11 Political Considerations 65 Chapter 12 Community Engagement 77 Chapter 13 Summary 81 Appendices Appendix A. Task Force Members Appendix B. Task Force Meetings and Topics

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Estimation and validation of mode distances for the 1993 Commodity Flow Survey  

SciTech Connect

The 1993 Commodity Flow Survey (CFS) collected shipment data from a sample of approximately 200,000 domestic business establishments. Each selected establishment provided information on origin, destination, commodity, shipment weight and value, and modes of transport for a sample of its outbound shipments. One data item not reported by CFS participants was shipment distance. This important piece of information was estimated by simulating probable routes using computer models of the highway, rail, air, waterway, and pipeline networks and their interconnections. This paper describes the nature of the shipment distance estimation problem, the procedures used to estimate mode-specific distances between origin and destination ZIP codes, and the techniques used to validate the results.

Middendorf, D.P.; Bronzini, M. S.; Peterson, B.; Liu, Cheng; Chin, Shih-Miao

1995-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NBER WORKING PAPER SERIES THE SIMPLE ECONOMICS OF COMMODITY PRICE SPECULATION  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

NBER WORKING PAPER SERIES NBER WORKING PAPER SERIES THE SIMPLE ECONOMICS OF COMMODITY PRICE SPECULATION Christopher R. Knittel Robert S. Pindyck Working Paper 18951 http://www.nber.org/papers/w18951 NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH 1050 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge, MA 02138 April 2013 Robert S. Pindyck hereby declares that he has no relevant material financial interests that relate to the research described in this paper. Christopher R. Knittel hereby declares that he has no direct relevant

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Forecasting Using Time Varying Meta-Elliptical Distributions with a Study of Commodity Futures Prices  

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not pursue this route. 4.2.2 The sample ACF of the absolute values of the data. Assuming that E |R|2 := EX2 ACF for (|Rt|)t?Z. We observed a slowly decaying sample ACF for all the series. If EX2 ACF for Gas Oil. Moreover, a GARCH(1, 1) model was fitted to (Rt)t?Z , the log returns . It turns out that for all of the commodities the estimated GARCH(1...

Sancetta, Alessio; Nikanrova, Arina

2006-03-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Adjustment patterns to commodity terms of trade shocks: the role of exchange rate and international reserves policies  

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J. and Wolf, H. 1994, Terms of Trade, Productivity and the1988 "The Balance of Tnde, Terms of Trade, and the RealI. Tytell (2009) Commodity Terms of Trade: The History of

Aizenman, Joshua; Edwards, Sebastian; Riera-Crichton, Daniel

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Inspection report: the Department of Energy's export licensing process for dual-use and munitions commodities  

SciTech Connect

Export of commodities, encouraged by both the private sector and the Federal Government, helps to improve our position in the global economy and is in the national interest of the US. However, exports of commodities or technologies, without regard to whether they may significantly contribute to the military potential of individual countries or combination of countries or enhance the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, may adversely affect the national security of the US. The Federal Government, therefore, implements several laws, Executive Orders, and regulations to control the export of certain commodities and technologies. These commodities and technologies require a license for export. Some of the controlled items are designated as ''dual-use,'' that is, commodities and technologies that have both civilian and military application. Some dual-use commodities are designated as ''nuclear dual-use''--items controlled for nuclear nonproliferation purposes. Another group of controlled commodities is designated as munitions, which are goods and technologies that have solely military uses. The Department of Energy (Energy) conducts reviews of export license applications for nuclear dual-use items and certain munitions. On August 26, 1998, the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs requested that the Inspectors General from the Departments of Commerce, Defense, Energy, State, and Treasury, and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), update and expand on a 1993 interagency review conducted by the Inspectors General of the Departments of Commerce, Defense, Energy, and State of the export licensing processes for dual-use and munitions commodities.

Friedman, Gregory H.

1999-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Format for Generic Task Description  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Task: Submitting Proposals. Containing Scenario: Fast Tracking a Battery Standard Description: Review of the proposed ...

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Automated task allocation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The goal of the paradigm shift in Air Traffic Management (ATM) is to increase its overall performance by means of redesigning processes, evolving to a more automated, autonomous and predictable system. Nevertheless, when dealing with automation, it is ... Keywords: ATM, anticipatory, autonomous, centric, compensatory, decision support tools, level of automation, operations research, optimisation, performance metrics, task allocation

Roco Barragn Montes, Eduardo Garca, Francisco Javier Sez Nieto

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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On the global economic potentials and marginal costs of non-renewable resources and the price dynamics of energy commodities  

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A model is presented in this work for simulating endogenously the evolution of the marginal costs of production of energy carriers from non-renewable resources, their consumption, depletion pathways and timescales. Such marginal costs can be used to simulate the long term average price formation of energy commodities. Drawing on previous work where a global database of energy resource economic potentials was constructed, this work uses cost distributions of non-renewable resources in order to evaluate global flows of energy commodities. A mathematical framework is given to calculate endogenous flows of energy resources given an exogenous commodity price path. This framework can be used in reverse in order to calculate an exogenous marginal cost of production of energy carriers given an exogenous carrier demand. Using rigid price inelastic assumptions independent of the economy, these two approaches generate limiting scenarios that depict extreme use of natural resources. This is useful to characterise the cur...

Mercure, Jean-Francois

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of International Commodity Shipping Data and the Shipment of NORM to the United States  

SciTech Connect

As part of the Spreader Bar Radiation Detector project, PNNL analyzed US import data shipped through US ports collected over the 12 months of 2006 (over 4.5 million containers). Using these data, we extracted a variety of distributions that are of interest to modelers and developers of active and passive detection systems used to 'scan' IMCCs for potential contraband. This report expands on some of the analysis presented in an earlier report from LLNL, by investigation the foreign port distribution of commodities shipped to the US. The majority of containers shipped to the United States are 40 ft containers ({approx}70%); about 25% are 20 ft; and about 3.6% are 45 ft containers. A small fraction (<1%) of containers are of other more specialized sizes, and very few ports actually ship these unique size containers (a full distribution for all foreign ports is shown in Appendix A below). The primary foreign ports that ship the largest fraction of each container are shown in the table below. Given that 45 ft containers comprise 1 of out every 27 containers shipped to the US, and given the foreign ports from which they are shipped, they should not be ignored in screening; further testing and analysis of radiation measurements for national security with this size container is warranted. While a large amount of NORM is shipped in IMCCs, only a few specific commodities are shipped with enough frequency to present potential issues in screening IMCCs at ports. The majority of containers with NORM will contain fertilizers (5,700 containers), granite (59,000 containers), or ceramic (225,000 containers) materials. Fertilizers were generally shipping in either 20- or 40 ft containers with equal frequency. While granite is mostly shipped in 20 ft containers, ceramic materials can be shipped in either 20- or 40 ft containers. The size of container depended on the specific use of the ceramic or porcelain material. General construction ceramics (such as floor and roofing tiles) tend to be shipped in 20 ft containers. Consumer products made from ceramic materials (e.g., tableware, sinks, and toilets) are generally shipped in 40 ft containers. This distinct discrepancy is due in large part to the packaging of the commodity. Consumer products are generally shipped packed in a box loaded with Styrofoam or other packing material to protect the product from breakage. Construction ceramic materials are generally shipped in less packing material, many times consisting of only a cardboard or wooden box. Granite is almost always shipped in a 20 ft container, given its very high density.

Baciak, James E.; Ely, James H.; Schweppe, John E.; Sandness, Gerald A.; Robinson, Sean M.

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Task analysis for solar installers  

SciTech Connect

The process focused on the sequential identification and field validation of the tasks actually performed. This method provides an accurate picture of what happens on the roof. Forty-six solar firms were identified as the population; 29 (63%) participated in the validation project. We identified 8 duty areas and 46 tasks. The overall response rate for the occupational task list is 100% except for tasks under the duty of constructing solar collectors. Only eight of the twenty-nine respondents (28%) indicated that solar installers fabricate collectors. This shows that solar installers do not manufacture collectors and only perform tasks directly related to installation. Additional findings from our study indicate that instructional materials designed for solar installers need to be standardized and made task-specific. The tasks identified in this research should form the foundation for a competency-based curriculum for solar water heater installers.

Harrison, J.; LaHart, D.

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Inspection of the Department`s export licensing process for dual-use and munitions commodities  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The purpose of our inspection was to review the Department of Energy`s (Energy) export licensing process for dual-use and military (munitions) commodities subject to nuclear nonproliferation controls. Specifically, we reviewed Energy`s authorities, procedures, and policies pertaining to the export licensing process and examined procedures for safeguarding data transmitted between Energy and other agencies involved in the export licensing process. We also reviewed Energy`s role as a member of the Subgroup on Nuclear Export Coordination. Our review of the sample of 60 export cases did not find evidence to lead us to believe that Energy`s recommendations for these cases were inappropriate or incorrect. We identified, however, problems regarding management systems associated with the export license review process. We found that without documentation supporting export licensing decisions by the Export Control Operations Division (ECOD), we could not determine whether ECOD analysts considered all required criteria in their review of export cases referred to Energy. For example, we found that the ECOD did not retain records documenting the bases for its advice, recommendations, or decisions regarding its reviews of export license cases or revisions to lists of controlled commodities and, therefore, was not in compliance with certain provisions of the Export Administration Act, as amended, and Energy records management directives. Additionally, we found that the degree of compliance by Energy with the export licensing review criteria contained in the Export Administration Regulations and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Act of 1978 could not be determined because ECOD did not retain records documenting the bases for its advice and recommendations on export cases.

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1993-08-10T23:59:59.000Z

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In this paper, we argue that the deployment of high performance wide area networks coupled with the availability of commodity  

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with the availability of commodity middleware will produce a new paradigm of high performance computing that we call community is on the cusp of a new era in high-performance computing. In order to understand the trends the next five to ten years. Traditional High Performance Computing (HPC) - Up until only a few years ago

Stodghill, Paul

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EPRI Transformer Task Force Proceedings  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The EPRI Transformer Task Force held a meeting on December 4, 2007, in San Antonio, Texas. This technical update contains the proceedings of the meeting.

2008-02-12T23:59:59.000Z

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EPRI Transformer Task Force Proceedings  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report contains the proceedings from the EPRI Transformers Task Force, which was held in Montreal on October 26 and 27, 2006.

2006-12-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Army Energy Initiatives Task Force  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Presentationgiven at the Fall 2011 Federal Utility Partnership Working Group (FUPWG) meetingcovers the Army Energy Initiatives Task Force.

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A Review on Biomass Densification Systems to Develop Uniform Feedstock Commodities for Bioenergy Application  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Developing uniformly formatted, densified feedstock from lignocellulosic biomass is of interest to achieve consistent physical properties like size and shape, bulk and unit density, and durability, which significantly influence storage, transportation and handling characteristics, and, by extension, feedstock cost and quality. A variety of densification systems are considered for producing a uniform format feedstock commodity for bioenergy applications, including (a) baler, (b) pellet mill, (c) cuber, (d) screw extruder, (e) briquette press, (f) roller press, (g) tablet press, and (g) agglomerator. Each of these systems has varying impacts on feedstock chemical and physical properties, and energy consumption. This review discusses the suitability of these densification systems for biomass feedstocks and the impact these systems have on specific energy consumption and end product quality. For example, a briquette press is more flexible in terms of feedstock variables where higher moisture content and larger particles are acceptable for making good quality briquettes; or among different densification systems, a screw press consumes the most energy because it not only compresses but also shears and mixes the material. Pretreatment options like preheating, grinding, steam explosion, torrefaction, and ammonia fiber explosion (AFEX) can also help to reduce specific energy consumption during densification and improve binding characteristics. Binding behavior can also be improved by adding natural binders, such as proteins, or commercial binders, such as lignosulphonates. The quality of the densified biomass for both domestic and international markets is evaluated using PFI (United States Standard) or CEN (European Standard).

Jaya Shankar Tumuluru; Christopher T. Wright; J. Richard Hess; Kevin L. Kenney

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Quantile Forecasting of Commodity Futures' Returns: Are Implied Volatility Factors Informative?  

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This study develops a multi-period log-return quantile forecasting procedure to evaluate the performance of eleven nearby commodity futures contracts (NCFC) using a sample of 897 daily price observations and at-the-money (ATM) put and call implied volatilities of the corresponding prices for the period from 1/16/2008 to 7/29/2011. The statistical approach employs dynamic log-returns quantile regression models to forecast price densities using implied volatilities (IVs) and factors estimated through principal component analysis (PCA) from the IVs, pooled IVs and lagged returns. Extensive in-sample and out-of-sample analyses are conducted, including assessment of excess trading returns, and evaluations of several combinations of quantiles, model specifications, and NCFC's. The results suggest that the IV-PCA-factors, particularly pooled return-IV-PCA-factors, improve quantile forecasting power relative to models using only individual IV information. The ratio of the put-IV to the call-IV is also found to improve quantile forecasting performance of log returns. Improvements in quantile forecasting performance are found to be better in the tails of the distribution than in the center. Trading performance based on quantile forecasts from the models above generated significant excess returns. Finally, the fact that the single IV forecasts were outperformed by their quantile regression (QR) counterparts suggests that the conditional distribution of the log-returns is not normal.

Dorta, Miguel

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Security tasks are highly interdependent.  

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Motivation Security tasks are highly interdependent. To improve security tools, we need to understand how security practitioners collaborate in their organizations. Security practitioners in context Exchange of Information Develop security tools that: · Integrate information from different communication

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Aging behavior of polymeric solar absorber materials - Part 2: Commodity plastics  

SciTech Connect

In this series of two papers, various polymeric materials are investigated as to their potential applicability as absorber materials for solar thermal collectors. While Part 1 of this paper series deals with the aging behavior of engineering plastics, including two amorphous polymers (PPE + PS) and (PC) and two semi-crystalline polymers (two types of PA12), the present Part 2 treats the aging behavior of semi-crystalline so-called ''commodity'' plastics (two types of crosslinked polyethylene (PE-X) and two types of polypropylene (PP)). As in Part 1, the focus of the investigation is to study the aging behavior of these materials under maximum operating conditions (80 C in water up to 16,000 h) and stagnation conditions (140 C in air up to 500 h) typical for northern climate. The materials supplied or produced as polymer films were first characterized in the unaged state and then for different states of aging by differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), by size exclusion chromatography (SEC) and by mechanical tensile tests. DSC was applied primarily to obtain information on physical aging phenomena, whereas SEC analysis was used to characterize chemical degradation of the materials. In addition, physical and chemical aging were both analyzed via the small and large strain mechanical behavior. Comparing the two aging conditions in hot air and hot water, a rather stable mechanical performance profile was found for both PP types over the investigated aging time, which was interpreted in terms of competing physical and chemical aging mechanisms. Analogously such competing mechanisms were also inferred for one of the PE-X materials, while the other exhibited substantial degradation in terms of strain-to-break values for both aging conditions. In principle, both PP and PE-X are promising candidates for black absorber applications in northern climates if proper measures against overheating are taken and when adequately modified. (author)

Kahlen, S. [Polymer Competence Center Leoben GmbH, Roseggerstrasse 12, Leoben 8700 (Austria); Wallner, G.M.; Lang, R.W. [Institute for Polymeric Materials and Testing, University of Linz, Altenbergerstrasse 69, Linz 4040 (Austria)

2010-09-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Task Force Approach | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Task Force Approach Task Force Approach Task Force Approach Task Force Approach Results of the ARI Task Force: The purpose of the ARI Task Force is to 1) identify, prioritize, and resolve issues to enable sites and programs to implement revitalization efforts more effectively and 2) to facilitate programmatic incorporation of revitalization concepts into DOE's programmatic business environments. The Task Force must do this through coordinating and facilitating communication and connections, sharing lessons learned, broadening the general knowledge base, facilitating, analyzing problems, developing implementable solutions, and considering and incorporating broader perspectives and knowledge. The success of the Task Force can be evaluated by impacts to the Department upon its completion. These impacts

86

The Pilot Study R&D Task  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Pilot Study R&D Task. EDT a complex of four tasks: 1) Detection of Entities limited to five types: PER ORG GPE ...

87

Nuclear Radiological Threat Task Force Established | National...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Force Established Nuclear Radiological Threat Task Force Established November 03, 2003 Washington, DC Nuclear Radiological Threat Task Force Established NNSA's Administrator...

88

FAQS Job Task Analyses- Chemical Processing  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

FAQS Job Task Analyses are performed on the Function Area Qualification Standards. The FAQS Job Task Analyses consists of: Developing a comprehensive list of tasks that define the job such as the duties and responsibilities which include determining their levels of importance and frequency. Identifying and evaluating competencies. Last step is evaluating linkage between job tasks and competencies.

89

A software measurement task ontology  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Software measurement is a key process for software project management and software process improvement. There are several process quality models and measurement standards that point out its importance and present good practices for it. Unfortunately, ... Keywords: semantic interoperability, software measurement, task ontology

Monalessa Perini Barcellos; Ricardo de Almeida Falbo

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

90

Alternative Fuels Data Center: Energy Task Force  

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles Data Center (EERE)

Energy Task Force to Energy Task Force to someone by E-mail Share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Energy Task Force on Facebook Tweet about Alternative Fuels Data Center: Energy Task Force on Twitter Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Energy Task Force on Google Bookmark Alternative Fuels Data Center: Energy Task Force on Delicious Rank Alternative Fuels Data Center: Energy Task Force on Digg Find More places to share Alternative Fuels Data Center: Energy Task Force on AddThis.com... More in this section... Federal State Advanced Search All Laws & Incentives Sorted by Type Energy Task Force The Governor's Task Force on Energy Policy is developing a state energy plan to facilitate energy efficiency and the use of alternative and renewable fuels in Tennessee. The energy plan will include a summary of

91

FAQS Job Task Analyses - Nuclear Safety Specialist  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

JOB / TASK ANALYSIS for JOB / TASK ANALYSIS for Nuclear Safety Specialist (NSS) Functional Area Qualification Standard (FAQS) DOE-STD-1183-2007 Instructions for Step 1: Step 1 Identify and evaluate tasks - Develop a comprehensive list of tasks that define the job. o A great starting point is the list of Duties and Responsibilities from the FAQS. o Give careful thought to additional tasks that could be considered. o Don't worry about deleting tasks at this point - that is a part of the process further down. - List the tasks (and their sources, e.g., Duties and Responsibilities #1) in the chart below. - Discuss each task as a group and come to a consensus pertaining to Importance and Frequency of the task (i.e., each team member can consent to the assigned value, even

92

FAQS Job Task Analyses - Construction Management  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

80-2004: Construction Management Functional Area Qualification Standard 80-2004: Construction Management Functional Area Qualification Standard 1 Conducting the Job / Task Analysis DOE-STD-1180-2004: Construction Management Functional Area Qualification Standard Step 1: Identify and evaluate tasks * Develop a comprehensive list of tasks that define the job. o A great starting point is the list of Duties and Responsibilities from the FAQS. o Give careful thought to additional tasks that could be considered. o Don't worry about deleting tasks at this point - that is a part of the process further down. * List the tasks (and their sources, e.g., Duties and Responsibilities #1) in the chart below. * Discuss each task as a group and come to a consensus pertaining to Importance and Frequency of the task (i.e., each team

93

FAQS Job Task Analyses - Safeguards and Security  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

DOE-STD-1171 DOE-STD-1171 Safeguards and Security FAQ Step 1 Identify and evaluate tasks - Develop a comprehensive list of tasks that define the job. o A great starting point is the list of Duties and Responsibilities from the FAQS. o Give careful thought to additional tasks that could be considered. o Don't worry about deleting tasks at this point - that is a part of the process further down. - List the tasks (and their sources, e.g., Duties and Responsibilities #1) in the chart below. - Discuss each task as a group and come to a consensus pertaining to Importance and Frequency of the task (i.e., each team member can consent to the assigned value, even if they don't exactly agree with it). - When all values have been assigned, consider as a group deleting tasks that receive

94

FAQS Job Task Analyses - Environmental Compliance FAQS  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Environmental Compliance Functional Area Qualification Standard Environmental Compliance Functional Area Qualification Standard DOE-STD-1156-2011 Step 1 Identify and evaluate tasks - Develop a comprehensive list of tasks that define the job. o A great starting point is the list of Duties and Responsibilities from the FAQS. o Give careful thought to additional tasks that could be considered. o Don't worry about deleting tasks at this point - that is a part of the process further down. - List the tasks (and their sources, e.g., Duties and Responsibilities #1) in the chart below. - Discuss each task as a group and come to a consensus pertaining to Importance and Frequency of the task (i.e., each team member can consent to the assigned value, even if they don't exactly agree with it). - When all values have been assigned, consider as a group deleting tasks

95

An overview of task order 10  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Task Order 10 formalizes a collaboration in high explosive pulsed power (HEPP) experiments between LANL and VNIIEF. The focus is the VNIIEF disk explosive magnetic generator (DEMG) technology. The task order outlines a sequence of tasks and deliverables culminating in an experiment which takes place in the US utilizing US explosives and a Russian DEMG. This talk summarizes task order 10. It gives a brief history and present status in terms of the proposed high pressure EOS experiment (ALT-3).

Rousculp, Christopher L [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2011-01-12T23:59:59.000Z

96

Nuclear Radiological Threat Task Force Established | National...  

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Radiological Threat Task Force Established | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy...

97

NREL Job Task Analysis: Crew Leader  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A summary of job task analyses for the position of crew leader when conducting weatherization work on a residence.

Kurnik, C.; Woodley, C.

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

98

A novel algorithm for dynamic task scheduling  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper deals with the problem of dynamic task scheduling in grid environment of multi-processors. First, this paper formulates task scheduling as an optimization problem and then optimizes with a novel hybrid optimization algorithm. The proposed ... Keywords: Bacteria foraging optimization, Genetic algorithms, Grid computing, Task scheduling

Sasmita Kumari Nayak; Sasmita Kumari Padhy; Siba Prasada Panigrahi

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

99

Middleware support for many-task computing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Many-task computing aims to bridge the gap between two computing paradigms, high throughput computing and high performance computing. Many-task computing denotes high-performance computations comprising multiple distinct activities, coupled via file ... Keywords: Computing, Data-intensive distributed computing, Falkon, High-performance computing, High-throughput, Loosely-coupled applications, Many-task computing, Petascale, Swift

Ioan Raicu; Ian Foster; Mike Wilde; Zhao Zhang; Kamil Iskra; Peter Beckman; Yong Zhao; Alex Szalay; Alok Choudhary; Philip Little; Christopher Moretti; Amitabh Chaudhary; Douglas Thain

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

100

NEXT\tCALL 2013\tProposal\tCall\t#1 TASK\tPLAN TASK\tPLAN TASK\tENDS...  

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NEXT CALL 2013 Proposal Call 1 TASK PLAN TASK PLAN TASK ENDS CYCLE TIME CYCLE TIME CYCLE TIME CYCLE TIME ACTUAL CURRENT SUBMISSIONS TASKS (START DATE) (END DATE) (ACTUAL DATE)...

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101

FAQS Job Task Analyses - Deactivation and Decommissioning  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Functional Area Qualification Standard Functional Area Qualification Standard Deactivation & Decommissioning (D&D) DOE-STD-1166-2003 Step 1 Identify and evaluate tasks - Develop a comprehensive list of tasks that define the job. o A great starting point is the list of Duties and Responsibilities from the FAQS. o Give careful thought to additional tasks that could be considered. o Don't worry about deleting tasks at this point - that is a part of the process further down. - List the tasks (and their sources, e.g., Duties and Responsibilities #1) in the chart below. - Discuss each task as a group and come to a consensus pertaining to Importance and Frequency of the task (i.e., each team member can consent to the assigned value, even if they don't exactly agree with it).

102

Army Energy Initiatives Task Force  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

UNCLASSIFIED UNCLASSIFIED Army Energy Initiatives Task Force Kathy Ahsing Director, Planning and Development UNCLASSIFIED 2 Perfect Storm UNCLASSIFIED 3 U.S. Army Energy Consumption, 2010 23% 77% 42% 58%  Facilities  Vehicles & Equipment (Tactical and Non-tactical) Sources: Energy Information Agency, 2010 Annual Energy Review; Agency Annual Energy Management Data Reports submitted to DOE's Federal Energy Management Program (Preliminary FY 2010) 32% 68% DoD 80% Army 21% Federal Gov 1% Federal Government United States Department of Defense U.S. = 98,079 Trillion Btu DoD = 889 Trillion Btu Fed Gov = 1,108 Trillion Btu U.S. Army = 189 Trillion Btu FY10 Highlights - $2.5+B Operational Energy Costs - $1.2 B Facility Energy Costs

103

Joint Outreach Task Group Former Workers Screening Program |...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Joint Outreach Task Group Former Workers Screening Program Joint Outreach Task Group Former Workers Screening Program The Joint Outreach Task Group (JOTG) includes representatives...

104

Employee Job Task Analysis (EJTA) PIA, Richland Operations Office...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Job Task Analysis (EJTA) PIA, Richland Operations Office Employee Job Task Analysis (EJTA) PIA, Richland Operations Office Employee Job Task Analysis (EJTA) PIA, Richland...

105

Smart Grid Task Force Presentations | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Services Technology Development Smart Grid Federal Smart Grid Task Force Smart Grid Task Force Presentations Smart Grid Task Force Presentations Presentations about the...

106

Smart Grid Task Force Presentations | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Smart Grid Federal Smart Grid Task Force Smart Grid Task Force Presentations Smart Grid Task Force Presentations Electricity Advisory Committee Technology Development...

107

FAQS Job Task Analyses - Facility Representative  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Job/Task Analysis Job/Task Analysis Importance Scale Frequency Scale Competency Need Timeframe 0 Not Performed or N/A 3 Important 0 Not Performed 3 Every few days to weekly 1 On first day 4 After 1st 6 months 1 Not Important 4 Very Important 1 Every few months to yearly 4 Every few hours to daily 2 Within first 3 months 5 Prior to Qualification 2 Somewhat Important 5 Extremely Important 2 Every few weeks to monthly 5 Hourly to many times each hour 3 Within first 4-6 months 1 CONDUCTING THE JOB / TASK ANALYSIS Step 1 Identify and evaluate tasks - Develop a comprehensive list of tasks that define the job. o A great starting point is the list of Duties and Responsibilities from the FAQS. o Give careful thought to additional tasks that could be considered.

108

Internet Engineering Task Force KK Ramakrishnan ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... Engineering Task Force KK Ramakrishnan INTERNET DRAFT AT&T Labs Research draft-kksjf-ecn-00.txt Sally Floyd LBNL November 1997 ...

2009-08-19T23:59:59.000Z

109

Joint Outreach Task Group Calendar: September 2013  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Joint Outreach Task Group (JOTG)has created a monthly calendar of community events to facilitate interagency and community involvement in these events. September 2013

110

ACE R&D Task Definition Plans  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

ACE R&D Task Definition Plans. EDT+. Redefine/Add entity types; Add tracking across documents; Add (and normalize) attributes. ...

111

NREL Job Task Analysis: Quality Control Inspector  

SciTech Connect

A summary of job task analyses for the position of quality control inspector when evaluating weatherization work that has been done on a residence.

Kurnik, C.; Woodley, C.

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

112

TREC 2007 Legal Track: Main Task Glossary  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

TREC 2007 Legal Track: Main Task Glossary. Revision History. 2007 Oct 2: st: first draft. qrelsL07.normal. The qrelsL07.normal ...

113

NREL Job Task Analysis: Energy Auditor  

SciTech Connect

A summary of job task analyses for the position of energy auditor when evaluating a residence before and during weatherization work.

Kurnik, C.; Woodley, C.

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

114

AGSD Task 3.5 Test Plan  

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CMC Bench Scale Material Test Plan TOPICAL REPORT Reporting Period Start Date: February 1, 2006 End Date: May 30, 2006 Principal Authors Mark Fitzsimmons Task Development Lead...

115

Weardale Task Force | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

search Name Weardale Task Force Place England, United Kingdom Sector Biomass, Geothermal energy, Hydro, Solar, Wind energy Product Durham based project consortium that is...

116

FEDERAL SMART GRID TASK FORCE - February 26, 2009 Task Force Meeting Agenda  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

FEDERAL SMART GRID TASK FORCE - February 26, 2009 Task Force FEDERAL SMART GRID TASK FORCE - February 26, 2009 Task Force Meeting Agenda FEDERAL SMART GRID TASK FORCE - February 26, 2009 Task Force Meeting Agenda February 26, 2009 Task Force Meeting Agenda - CONFERENCE CALL Agenda FEDERAL SMART GRID TASK FORCE CONFERENCE CALL February 26, 2009 10:00-11:00 AM 10:00 Opening and Introduction - Eric Lightner, DOE * Call the meeting to order, around-the-table introductions, review of the agenda, additions to agenda 10:05 Update from DOE - Eric Lightner * Stimulus update * E-Forum * Fact sheet - discussion 10:30 Update from FERC - Ray Palmer, David Andrejcak * NARUC-FERC Smart Grid Collaborative meeting update 10:40 Update from NIST - William Anderson, Jerry FitzPatrick * Interoperability Standards Framework report to Congress

117

Modeling the mental differentiation task with EEG  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Differentiation in human beings is the act of perceiving the difference in or between objects. In other words, it is the mental process taking place to discriminate one thing from others, a common task performed by a person on a very regular basis. Making ... Keywords: BCI, EEG, artifical neural network, biosignal processing, differencitation tasks

Tan Vo; Tom Gedeon; Dat Tran

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

118

FAQS Job Task Analyses - Technical Training  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Technical Training FAQS Technical Training FAQS August 2010 STEP 1: Job Task Analysis for Tasks Task (and Number) Source Importance Frequency (1) Collaborate with the DOE-wide training community to analyze, design, develop, implement, evaluate, and share required courses and programs that have application beyond the local organization. FAQS Duties and Responsibilities Paragraph 6 3 1 (2) Design and develop training curriculum and/or courses using methods suitable for the target audience, including technology- supported learning when appropriate and cost effective. FAQS Duties and Responsibilities Paragraph 7 4 2 (3) Conduct training sessions and formal presentations. FAQS Duties and Responsibilities Paragraph 8 2 2 Importance Scale Frequency How important is this task to the job? How often is the task performed?

119

FAQS Job Task Analyses - Fire Protection Engineering  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Job Task Analysis and Competency Review Job Task Analysis and Competency Review for All Level Competencies Fire Protection Engineering FAQS Initially conducted (expert competencies): August 2010 Updated (includes ALL Competencies): April 2011 Updated (includes ALL Competencies): October 2012 STEP 1: Job Task Analysis for Tasks Task (and Number) Source Importance Frequency Serve as the subject matter expert in the area of fire protection, life safety, and fire department emergency related services. FAQS Duties and Responsibilities Paragraph A 5 4 Review fire hazard analyses, assessments, and other fire safety documentation for compliance with applicable requirements. FAQS Duties and Responsibilities Paragraph B 5 3 Evaluate the adequacy of site emergency services. This includes all facets of the fire

120

FAQS Job Task Analyses - Industrial Hygiene  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Industrial Hygiene FAQS Industrial Hygiene FAQS STEP 1: Job Task Analysis for Tasks Task (and Number) Source Importance Frequency (1) Plan, observe, and evaluate contractor performance involving industrial hygiene activities to ensure the adequacy and effectiveness of contractor programs such as: * Technical performance (e.g., adequacy of technical practices) * Plans, policies, and procedures * Management controls * Worker training and qualification programs * Occurrence reporting and corrective actions * Occupational health programs FAQS Duties and Responsibilities Paragraph C 4 5 (2) Develop, review, and assess industrial hygiene documentation. FAQS Duties and Responsibilities Paragraph D 4 5 (3) Resolve or facilitate the resolution of industrial hygiene issues.

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121

FAQS Job Task Analyses - Instrument and Controls  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

or Working Level Competencies or Working Level Competencies DOE-STD-1162, Instrument & Controls Functional Area Qualification Standard (FAQS) September 2010 STEP 1: Job Task Analysis for Tasks associated with Instrument & Controls Task Source Importance Frequency One: Serve as a subject matter expert and technical resource for instrumentation and control systems. Inspect and evaluate instrumentation and control systems for safe and efficient operation, maintenance, and testing. DOE-STD-1162 Duties and Responsibilities Items B and C 3 2 Two: Review and assess authorization basis documentation. Evaluate instrumentation and control system conformity to authorization basis documentation and other design basis documents. Audit facility instrumentation and control

122

Task-Oriented Maximally Entangled States  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

We introduce the notion of a task-oriented maximally entangled state (TMES). This notion depends on the tasks for which a quantum state is used as the resource. This concept may be more fruitful than that of a general maximally entangled state in the case of a multipartite system. We illustrate this idea by giving an operational definition of maximally entangled states on the basis of communication tasks of teleportation and superdense coding. We also give examples and a procedure to obtain such TMESs for {\\em n}-qubit systems.

Pankaj Agrawal; B. Pradhan

2007-07-29T23:59:59.000Z

123

FAQS Job Task Analyses - Confinement Ventillation  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

For Expert, Working or Familiarity Level Competencies CVS/PGT FAQ Job Analysis Worksheet for Tasks Task Source Importance Frequency #1 Serves as SME D&R 5 4 #2 Reviews safety documentation D&R 4+ 3- #3 Participates in standards development and interpretation D&R 2 1 #4 Assesses contractor programs and implementation D&R 4 4 #5 Represents Site/DOE at CVS meetings/committees D&R 3 1 #6 Provides oversight of HEPA filter QA programs D&R 4 3+ #7 Evaluate designs D&R 4+ 2 #8 Maintain proficiency D&R 5 1 Importance Scale Frequency How important is this task to the job? How often is the task performed? 0 = Not Performed 0 = Not Performed 1 = Not Important 1 = Every few months to yearly 2 = Somewhat Important 2 = Every few weeks to monthly

124

EM Task 10 - Technology Development Integration  

SciTech Connect

No activities were performed under this task in the last six months, except to compile a final report which will be included in the overall Environmental Management final report at the conclusion of Year Five. All work is complete.

Thomas A. Erickson

1998-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

125

Variations in task and the ideal observer  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In most previous studies involving the ideal observer, the task considered has been that of simple detection where it is assumed that there is complete a priori knowledge of the background and of the possible object's shape, amplitude, and position. It is shown that redefining the detection task to include the possibility of an unknown, slowly varying background reduces the importance of the low-frequency components in the image for the ideal observer. More complicated tasks than object detection are also considered, such as determination of an object's position and width and the resolution of two objects. These higher-order tasks further enhance the importance of the high-frequency information content of the image.

Hanson, K.M.

1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

126

Task demands affect lipreaders search for information  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Two experiments were conducted to determine whether a lipreaders task (making phonemic or prosodic distinctions about the spoken message) changes the regions of the talkers face from which information is needed

Charissa R. Lansing; Heather D. Minch; George W. McConkie

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

127

Task force report on computerized tomographic scanners  

SciTech Connect

Computerized axial tomography (CAT) scanning was the focus of a task force established by the Bergen-Passaic Health Systems Agency in New Jersey. The task force reviewed the literature on CAT technology and its applications, surveyed four northeastern hospitals with operating CAT scanning installations, and created three working subcommittees which produced written reports. It was agreed by task force members that certain criteria should be used when evaluating applications for CAT scanners, e.g., service area, staff resources, emergency room activity, radiotherapy, 24-hour scanner coverage, the medically indigent, and cost. Overall, it was determined that CAT is a proven diagnostic tool of significant value and that it should be available to residents of the Bergen-Passaic health service area. Since the CAT field is rapidly evolving and changing, however, it was not possible to define quantitatively the long-term need for and supply of CAT scanners in the region. Appendixes present supporting data on the task force findings.

1978-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

128

COMMODITIES USED BY WIPP  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

& Products ? Janitorial & Cleaning Supplies ? Laboratory Equipment & Accessories ? Laundry & Dry Cleaning Services & Supplies ? Library & Archival Equipment & Supplies ? Long...

129

MINERAL COMMODITY SUMMARIES 2012  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

sympthique 3 sls ont toujours été disponiles et de nomE reuses expérienes ont pu être rélisées grâe à leur

130

Collaborative Utility Task Force Partners with DOE to Develop...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Collaborative Utility Task Force Partners with DOE to Develop Cyber Security Requirements for Advanced Metering Infrastructure Collaborative Utility Task Force Partners with DOE to...

131

Federal Task Force Sends Recommendations to President on Fostering...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Task Force Sends Recommendations to President on Fostering Clean Coal Technology Federal Task Force Sends Recommendations to President on Fostering Clean Coal Technology August 12,...

132

Clean Air Task Force CATF | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Task Force CATF Jump to: navigation, search Name Clean Air Task Force (CATF) Place Boston, Massachusetts Zip 2108 Product Massachusetts-based scientific research and legal advocacy...

133

Uniform-Format Solid Feedstock Supply System: A Commodity-Scale Design to Produce an Infrastructure-Compatible Bulk Solid from Lignocellulosic Biomass -- Executive Summary  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report, Uniform-Format Solid Feedstock Supply System: A Commodity-Scale Design to Produce an Infrastructure-Compatible Bulk Solid from Lignocellulosic Biomass, prepared by Idaho National Laboratory (INL), acknowledges the need and provides supportive designs for an evolutionary progression from present day conventional bale-based supply systems to a uniform-format, bulk solid supply system that transitions incrementally as the industry launches and matures. These designs couple to and build from current state of technology and address science and engineering constraints that have been identified by rigorous sensitivity analyses as having the greatest impact on feedstock supply system efficiencies and costs.

J. Richard Hess; Christopher T. Wright; Kevin L. Kenney; Erin M. Searcy

2009-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

134

FAQS Job Task Analyses - Emergency Management  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Emergency Management FAQS Emergency Management FAQS August 2010 STEP 1: Job Task Analysis for Tasks Task (and Number) Source Importance Frequency Plan, observe and evaluate emergency management activities and Federal and contractor technical performance to ensure the adequacy, effectiveness, and compliance with Department of Energy (DOE) Order 151.1B and other DOE Orders and Federal regulations. FAQS Duties and Responsibilities #3 5 3 Review, and/or approve emergency management documentation. FAQS Duties and Responsibilities #4 3 2 Facilitate the notification and reporting of emergencies under Department of Energy (DOE) Order 151.1B Comprehensive Emergency Management System. FAQS Duties and Responsibilities #6 4 1 Resolve, or facilitate the resolution of, emergency management issues.

135

TASK PLAN: Tribal Issues Topic Group  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Task Plan 1 Tribal Issues Topic Group 7/12/00 Task Plan 1 Tribal Issues Topic Group 7/12/00 Task Plan 1 Page 1 Status: Active DOE Lead: National Transportation Program (NTP-AL; Judith Holm @ 505-845-4767) Start Date: January 1998 End Date: TBD Subject: TEC Topic Group - Tribal Issues rpose: To address issues such as: (1) HM-164 as it relates to Tribes; (2) to complete the Tribal column of the Rail Topic Group Regulatory Matrix; (3) to determine Tribal authority to stop and inspect shipments of radioactive materials; (4) to provide tribal pre-notification of DOE spent fuel shipments consistent with DOE policy and to provide continuous satellite-based tracking and monitoring capability to Tribes; (5) and to address Tribal involvement in transportation planning, training, and funding. The Topic Group

136

FAQS Job Task Analyses - Chemical Processing  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Chemical Processing FAQS Chemical Processing FAQS August 2010 STEP 1: Job Task Analysis for Tasks Task (and Number) Source Importance Frequency Critically analyze system design-basis documentation and related safety documentation to ensure application of the principle of safety in design as described in DOE O 413.3-1 (2006), Project Management for the Acquisition of Capital Assets and associated guides. FAQS Duties and Responsibilities Paragraph A 3 2 Evaluate DOE facility and program-related chemical processes for safe and efficient process startup, operation, maintenance, and testing, including emergency systems. FAQS Duties and Responsibilities Paragraph D 5 4 Verify the application of quality assurance, configuration management, and safety requirements to chemical

137

Sensor application survey. Technical report, task 1  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Task 1 is a survey of well logging instrumentation undertaken to determine to what extent various tools can make use of severe environment acoustic sensor technology. The major goal was to establish the most appropriate tool for Task 2-Sensor Development and Optimization. Subject tools are borehole televiewer (BHTV), acoustic caliper, acoustic velocity logger, down hole flow meter (DHFM), and passive listening monitor. This report describes the investigation of tool capabilities, applications, operation, and limitations under present and anticipated geothermal conditions. The results of Task 1 suggest that development of a combination BHTV/Caliper tool would have the most favorable impact on improved geothermal well logging capabilities. Of nearly equal significance is DHFM. Acoustic velocity logger and passive listening devices are viewed as playing an important but lower priority role in geothermal resource characterization and development.

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1978-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

138

Effects of task difficulty on evoked gamma activity and ERPs in a visual discrimination task  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

¼ 1:66, P , 0:3). 3.3. Gamma responses Bursts of gamma activity after stimulus onset were only found-related synchronization in the gamma band. Brain 1998;121:2301­2315. De Pascalis V, Ray WJ. Effects of memory loadEffects of task difficulty on evoked gamma activity and ERPs in a visual discrimination task Daniel

Herrmann, Christoph

139

Minnesota Agripower Project, Task IV research report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Economic analysis is being conducted by the Department of Applied Economics in support of Minnesota Alfalfa Producer`s development of alfalfa as a dedicated biomass feedstock for energy production. University Researchers have assisted in the development and implementation of inventory control systems and procedures. This report lists the tasks for which researchers are currently finalizing economic analysis. The tasks encompass three main areas: (1) optimization of feedstock transportation system, (2) analysis of market potential for new alfalfa products, and (3) total systems analysis.

Fruin, J.; Tiffany, D.

1997-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

140

Task Management Computer Science and Engineering, UCSD  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

solar cells and stored in a supercapacitor. With sunlight, SHiMmer can operate for long periods of time buffer ­ supercapacitor predictor ­ prediction of future energy harvesting rate controller the supercapacitor lacks sufficient energy to execute a given set of tasks, it is possible to put the device to sleep

Simunic, Tajana

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141

Evolving Static Representations for Task Transfer  

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An important goal for machine learning is to transfer knowledge between tasks. For example, learning to play RoboCup Keepaway should contribute to learning the full game of RoboCup soccer. Previous approaches to transfer in Keepaway have focused on transforming ...

Phillip Verbancsics; Kenneth O. Stanley

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

142

U.S. Transport Task Force 2010  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Transport Task Force (TTF) Meeting is a venue for vigorous scientific discourse and discussion on topics in transport and turbulence in fusion plasmas. Its participation is international. The 2010 meeting was highly effective, with 139 registered participants and 131 presentations. This is remarkable for an even year (IAEA year) meeting. The meeting clearly fostered progress in understanding and control of turbulent transport.

Diamond, P.H.

2011-09-21T23:59:59.000Z

143

Gender Differences in Interface Type Task Analysis  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The three pillars of usability are efficiency, effectiveness and satisfaction. Today's human-computer interface HCI, used in cellular phone, software, Internet, personal digital assistants and others should be designed to meet these three pillars. This ... Keywords: Gender, Icon, Interface, Menu, Perceived Ease of Use, Perceived Usefulness, Task Completion

Raafat George Saad; Dennis Kira; Camille Alexandre Otrakji

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

144

REPORT OF THE DARK ENERGY TASK FORCE  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

REPORT OF THE DARK ENERGY TASK FORCE Andreas Albrecht, University of California, Davis Gary. Suntzeff, Texas A&M University Dark energy appears to be the dominant component of the physical Universe a full understanding of the cosmic acceleration. For these reasons, the nature of dark energy ranks among

Hu, Wayne

145

FAQS Job Task Analyses - Environmental Restoration Functional Area Qualification  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Restoration Functional Area Qualification Restoration Functional Area Qualification Job Task Analysis CONDUCTING THE JOB / TASK ANALYSIS Identify and evaluate tasks - Develop a comprehensive list of tasks that define the job. o A great starting point is the list of Duties and Responsibilities from the FAQS. o Give careful thought to additional tasks that could be considered. o Don't worry about deleting tasks at this point - that is a part of the process further down. - List the tasks (and their sources, e.g., Duties and Responsibilities #1) in the chart below. - Discuss each task as a group and come to a consensus pertaining to Importance and Frequency of the task (i.e., each team member can consent to the assigned value, even if they don't exactly agree with it). - When all values have been assigned, consider as a group deleting tasks

146

FAQS Job Task Analyses - General Technical Base FAQS  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

GTB JTA: CONDUCTING THE JOB / TASK ANALYSIS GTB JTA: CONDUCTING THE JOB / TASK ANALYSIS (10/26/11) Step 1 Identify and evaluate tasks - Develop a comprehensive list of tasks that define the job. o A great starting point is the list of Duties and Responsibilities from the FAQS. o Give careful thought to additional tasks that could be considered. o Don't worry about deleting tasks at this point - that is a part of the process further down. - List the tasks (and their sources, e.g., Duties and Responsibilities #1) in the chart below. - Discuss each task as a group and come to a consensus pertaining to Importance and Frequency of the task (i.e., each team member can consent to the assigned value, even if they don't exactly agree with it). - When all values have been assigned, consider as a group deleting tasks

147

Introducing shared tasks to NLG: the TUNA shared task evaluation challenges  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Shared Task Evaluation Challenges (stecs) have only recently begun in the field of nlg. The tuna stecs, which focused on Referring Expression Generation (reg), have been part of this development since its inception. This chapter looks back on the experience ...

Albert Gatt; Anja Belz

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

148

TASK 40: Sustainable International Bio Energy Trade: securing supply Overview of the task  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

the agenda and initiate a host of new activities relevant for developing biomass potentials worldwide, Rob Remmers from Essent had to withdraw from task leadership due to job changes within the company

149

Review of the silicon material task  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Silicon Material Task of the Flat-Plate Solar Array Project was assigned the objective of developing the technology for low-cost processes for producing polysilicon suitable for terrestrial solar-cell applications. The Task program comprised sections for process developments for semiconductor-grade and solar-cell-grade products. To provide information for deciding upon process designs, extensive investigations of the effects of impurities on material properties and the performance of cells were conducted. The silane process of the Union Carbide Corporation was carried through several stages of technical and engineering development; a pilot plant was the culmination of this effort. The work to establish silane fluidized-bed technology for a low-cost process is continuing. The advantages of the use of dichlorosilane in a Siemens-type process were shown by Hemlock Semiconductor Corporation. The development of other processes is described.

Lutwack, R.

1984-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

150

How important tasks are performed: peer review  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The advancement of various fields of science depends on the actions of individual scientists via the peer review process. The referees' work patterns and stochastic nature of decision making both relate to the particular features of refereeing and to the universal aspects of human behavior. Here, we show that the time a referee takes to write a report on a scientific manuscript depends on the final verdict. The data is compared to a model, where the review takes place in an ongoing competition of completing an important composite task with a large number of concurrent ones - a Deadline -effect. In peer review human decision making and task completion combine both long-range predictability and stochastic variation due to a large degree of ever-changing external "friction".

Hartonen, T; 10.1038/srep01679

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

151

Joint Outreach Task Group (JOTG) Calendar: June  

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Former Worker Program (FWP) Home Covered Sites/Populations › Construction Worker Screening Projects › Production Worker Screening Projects › Supplemental Screening Program › Beryllium Vendor Screening Program Upcoming Events Program Implementation Outreach Medical Screening - Conventional Medical Screening - Early Lung Cancer Detection Communicating Results Protecting Participant Information Sharing De-identified Data Chronic Beryllium Disease Awareness Joint Outreach Task Group (JOTG) Worker Testimonials Contact Us FWP Scientific Publications FWP Documents Related Links Office of Health and Safety Home Page HSS Logo Joint Outreach Task Group Calendar: June 2013 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 4 FWP Event Mound Miamisburg, OH

152

FAQS Job Task Analyses - Safeguards and Security General Technical Base |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Safeguards and Security General Technical Safeguards and Security General Technical Base FAQS Job Task Analyses - Safeguards and Security General Technical Base FAQS Job Task Analyses are performed on the Function Area Qualification Standards. The FAQS Job Task Analyses consists of: Developing a comprehensive list of tasks that define the job such as the duties and responsibilities which include determining their levels of importance and frequency. Identifying and evaluating competencies. Last step is evaluating linkage between job tasks and competencies. FAQS JTA - Safeguards and Security General Technical Base More Documents & Publications FAQS Qualification Card - Safeguards and Security General Technical Base FAQS Qualification Card - Safeguards and Security FAQS Job Task Analyses - Safeguards and Security

153

FAQS JOB TASK ANALYSIS - Electrical Systems and Safety Oversight  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Electrical Systems and Safety Oversight Electrical Systems and Safety Oversight Step 1 Identify and evaluate tasks - Develop a comprehensive list of tasks that define the job. o A great starting point is the list of Duties and Responsibilities from the FAQS. o Give careful thought to additional tasks that could be considered. o Don't worry about deleting tasks at this point - that is a part of the process further down. - List the tasks (and their sources, e.g., Duties and Responsibilities #1) in the chart below. - Discuss each task as a group and come to a consensus pertaining to Importance and Frequency of the task (i.e., each team member can consent to the assigned value, even if they don't exactly agree with it). - When all values have been assigned, consider as a group deleting tasks that receive

154

3.6 Task-Based JHAs 0913  

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Task-Based Job Hazards Analyses Task-Based Job Hazards Analyses Task-based JHA(s) authorize short-term or non-routine work that is not specifically described in a Work Group JHA or Individual Baseline JHA and has a moderate level of hazard that would not require a formal work authorization (such as an AHD or RWA), but would require task-specific hazard controls. Task-based JHAs are authorized by the AFRD Line Manager having responsibility for the work using the Task-Based JHA form. Major work area clean-up projects (beyond routine housekeeping) require a Task- Based JHA describing the scope of work, hazards, and controls, and listing personnel. Assembling or tearing down test stands and pre-experiment set up and testing are other types of work typically authorized by Task-Based JHAs.

155

Applied Science and Technology Task Order Fiscal Year 2009 Year...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

09 Year-End Summary Report Applied Science and Technology Task Order Fiscal Year 2009 Year-End Summary Report Applied Science and Technology Task Order Fiscal Year 2009 Year-End...

156

Applied Science and Technology Task Order Fiscal Year 2010 Year...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

0 Year-End Summary Report Applied Science and Technology Task Order Fiscal Year 2010 Year-End Summary Report Applied Science and Technology Task Order Fiscal Year 2010 Year-End...

157

Applied Science and Technology Task Order Fiscal Year 2011 Year...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 Year-End Summary Report Applied Science and Technology Task Order Fiscal Year 2011 Year-End Summary Report Applied Science and Technology Task Order Fiscal Year 2011 Year-End...

158

Applied Science and Technology Task Order Fiscal Year 2008 Year...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

8 Year-End Summary Report Applied Science and Technology Task Order Fiscal Year 2008 Year-End Summary Report Applied Science and Technology Task Order Fiscal Year 2008 Year-End...

159

Decentralized method for complex task allocation in massive MAS  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Task allocation is still a fundamental problem in Multi?Agents System (MAS). It allows the formation a coalition of agents to cooperate together in order to carry out a complex task. Generally

Zaki Brahmi; M. M. Gammoudi; Research Unit (URPAH)

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

160

Federal Smart Grid Task Force | Department of Energy  

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Federal Smart Federal Smart Grid Task Force Federal Smart Grid Task Force Task Force Background The Federal Smart Grid Task Force was established under Title XIII of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA) and includes experts from eleven Federal agencies. The Department of Energy is represented by the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability which is the Task Force lead, as well as the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and the National Energy Technology Laboratory. Task Force Mission The mission of the Task Force is to ensure awareness, coordination and integration of the diverse activities of the Federal Government related to smart grid technologies, practices, and services. The Task Force will collaborate with DOE's Electricity Advisory Committee and other relevant

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161

Business Case Slide 38: Funding Needed R&D Tasks  

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Needed R&D Tasks Previous Slide Next Slide Table of Contents "Funding Needed" R&D Tasks DUO2 alteration chemistry How DUO2 is altered to other uranium compounds by water with...

162

Transport Task Force (TTF) 2011 | Princeton Plasma Physics Lab  

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2011, 9:00am to April 9, 2011, 5:00pm Conference Bahia Resort Hotel San Diego, CA USA Transport Task Force (TTF) 2011 The ultimate goal of the work of the Transport Task Force is a...

163

A Projected Subgradient Method for Scalable Multi-Task Learning  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Recent approaches to multi-task learning have investigated the use of a variety of matrix norm regularization schemes for promoting feature sharing across tasks.In essence, these approaches aim at extending the l1 framework ...

Quattoni, Ariadna

2008-07-23T23:59:59.000Z

164

NREL Job Task Analysis: Retrofit Installer Technician (Revised)  

SciTech Connect

A summary of job task analyses for the position of retrofit installer technician when conducting weatherization work on a residence.

Kurnik, C.; Woodley, C.

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

165

Lighting and Sustained Performance: Modeling Data-Entry Task Performance  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report describes an experiment undertaken to determine the effect of different lighting and print conditions on the sustained performance of a repetitive, self-paced, data-entry task. This research led to the development of an empirical model of task performance, the Data-Entry Task Performance (DETP) model, which can be used to quantify the amount of work done on a data-entry task in a fixed time for changes in illuminance, print size, and luminance contrast.

2000-04-13T23:59:59.000Z

166

Bayesian Inference Underlies the Contraction Bias in Delayed Comparison Tasks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Delayed comparison tasks are widely used in the study of working memory and perception in psychology and neuroscience.

Ashourian, Paymon

167

FAQS Job Task Analyses - Quality Assurance  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

1 ~ 1 ~ Job Analysis Worksheet for Quality Assurance Functional Area Qualification Task Source Importance Frequency a. Serve as or support the senior manager responsible for developing the organization's QA Program (QAP) consistent with the DOE QA Order, 414.1A and other customer requirements. Duties and Responsibilities 5 1 b. Review and evaluate the organization's and the contractor's QAP, plans, and processes to verify compliance with applicable regulations, standards, and DOE Orders. Duties and Responsibilities 4 2 c. Monitor and evaluate DOE and contractor implementation of QAPs, plans, and processes to verify adequacy, effectiveness, and compliance with applicable regulations, standards, and DOE Orders, including the evaluation of QA related award fee and

168

On-line Task Granularity Adaptation for Dynamic Grid Applications  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

On-line Task Granularity Adaptation for Dynamic Grid Applications Nithiapidary Muthuvelu1, Ian Chai by adjusting the task granularity at the grid scheduler. We propose an on-line scheduling algorithm which@csse.unimelb.edu.au Abstract. Deploying lightweight tasks on grid resources would let the commu- nication overhead dominate

Buyya, Rajkumar

169

A Task Parallel Implementation of Fast Multipole Methods  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper describes a task parallel implementation of ExaFMM, an open source implementation of fast multipole methods (FMM), using a lightweight task parallel library MassiveThreads. Although there have been many attempts on parallelizing FMM, experiences ... Keywords: task parallelism, fast multipole methods, FMM, divide and conquer, MassiveThreads, ExaFMM

Kenjiro Taura, Jun Nakashima, Rio Yokota, Naoya Maruyama

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

170

AME: an anyscale many-task computing engine  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Many-Task Computing (MTC) is a new application category that encompasses increasingly popular applications in biology, economics, and statistics. The high inter-task parallelism and data-intensive processing capabilities of these applications pose new ... Keywords: data management, load balancing, many-task computing, scheduling, supercomputer systems

Zhao Zhang; Daniel S. Katz; Matei Ripeanu; Michael Wilde; Ian T. Foster

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

171

Task scheduling algorithm using minimized duplications in homogeneous systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

For fine grain task graphs, duplication-based scheduling algorithms are generally more efficient than list and cluster-based algorithms. However, most duplication-based heuristics try to duplicate all possible ancestor nodes of a given join node, in ... Keywords: Distributed architectures, Load balancing and task assignment, Parallel processors, Scheduling and task partitioning

KwangSik Shin; MyongJin Cha; MunSuck Jang; JinHa Jung; WanOh Yoon; SangBang Choi

2008-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

172

Modeling the energy consumption for concurrent executions of parallel tasks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Programming models using parallel tasks provide portable performance and scalability for modular applications on many high-performance systems. This is achieved by the flexibility of a two-level programming structure supporting mixed task and data parallelism. ... Keywords: communication, energy model, task-based programming

Thomas Rauber; Gudula Rnger

2011-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

173

Super-tasks, accelerating Turing machines and uncomputability  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Accelerating Turing machines are devices with the same computational structure as Turing machines (TM), but able to perform super-tasks. We ask whether performing super-tasks alone produces more computational power; for example, whether accelerating ... Keywords: Thomson's paradox, accelerating Turing machines, halting problem, super-task

Oron Shagrir

2004-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

174

USLCSG Task Force Meeting June 2003  

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All Task Force Meeting at SLAC All Task Force Meeting at SLAC June 15, 16, 2003 Meeting Agenda What's New! June 2003 Meeting Accommodations: The new SLAC Guest House is now available, but the block of rooms for the meeting has now been released, and space is first-come first-serve. If you want to use it, please book directly at SLAC Guest House. or let Naomi know ASAP. You need to mention Dave or Naomi's name as a host name. Daily rate is $50 + tax for the one full sized bed room (Standard room). Lunch on Sunday and Coffee services: The cafeteria is closed on Sunday, so we will order box lunches for meeting delegates. We will collect $10 per person to cover the cost of lunch on Sunday. Please pay $10 in cash to Naomi Nagahashi on Monday, June 16. If you need a receipt, she will provide one. We need a count of the lunches to provide, so please let Naomi know, if you need a box lunch, by Friday, June 6. On Monday, the cafeteria will be open for breakfast and lunch.

175

Upcoming Meetings 17 From the Task  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Our international network of ?biofuels experts ? continues to be highly relevant and the synergy resulting from the expertise and different perspectives that our members bring to the ?biofuels debate ? has been more evident this year than ever before! The outputs of our work (newsletters, websites, news, commissioned reports, themed and business meetings, etc) are well cited and several reports and websites, particularly the pilot/demo plant work coordinated by our Austrian colleagues and the Algal biofuels report authored by our US and Australian colleagues, have contributed much needed information on the status and potential of biofuels. In the last month or so, many of our network members have also contributed to the ?Biofuels Roadmap ? that is being coordinated by the IEA secretariat headquartered in Paris, with the eagerly anticipated final report being circulated in Febuary/March, 2011. This newsletter is going out as many of our Task 39 Country Representatives return home from our most recent Task 39 business meeting that was held in conjunction with the Bioenergy Australia Annual

From Jack Saddler; Jim Mcmillan; Task Co-leaders; Stephen Schuck; Jan Bunger; Tatsuo Hamamatsu; Peter Nilsen; Asa Karsson; Les Edye; Michael Persson; Shiro Saka; Karin yaas; Brbel Hahn-hgerdal; Henning Jrgensen; Judit Sandquist; Kenneth Werling

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

176

June 11, 2009, HSS/Union Task Meeting on 2009 HSS/Union Task Progress - Task Leads Schedule  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

05-09 05-09 TASK PLAN/SCHEDULE I. TRAINING REQUIREMENTS A. Identify basic DOE site access requirements [Leads: NTC/SMWIA/HS-10] What are the common general training requirements necessary to work at DOE sites. Jul 09 - Oct 09 1. Collect data from existing resources; research successful models, determine application to DOE 2. Compare NTC site visit results 3. Develop general requirements findings proposal and a matrix of recommended coursework Dec 09 4. Identify process for setting/communicating/enforcing - Engage support of PSOs/Contractors (EFCOG vehicle)/Field Elements/Unions Participants: To be determined/provided B. Define Site/Hazard/Work Specific requirements [Lead: HS-10] 1. Matrix of training elements required by 29 CFR 1910;1926 [Completed]

177

FAQS Job Task Analyses - NNSA Package Certification Engineer FAQS  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

NNSA Package Certification Engineer Functional Area NNSA Package Certification Engineer Functional Area Qualification Standard DOE-STD-1026-2009 Step 1 Identify and evaluate tasks - Develop a comprehensive list of tasks that define the job. o A great starting point is the list of Duties and Responsibilities from the FAQS. o Give careful thought to additional tasks that could be considered. o Don't worry about deleting tasks at this point - that is a part of the process further down. - List the tasks (and their sources, e.g., Duties and Responsibilities #1) in the chart below. - Discuss each task as a group and come to a consensus pertaining to Importance and Frequency of the task (i.e., each team member can consent to the assigned value, even if they don't exactly agree with it).

178

Hanford Waste Treatment Plant Support Task Order Modified | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Waste Treatment Plant Support Task Order Modified Waste Treatment Plant Support Task Order Modified Hanford Waste Treatment Plant Support Task Order Modified March 11, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis Media Contact Lynette Chafin, 513-246-0461 Lynette.Chafin@emcbc.doe.gov Cincinnati - The Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a modification to a task order to Aspen Resources Limited, Inc. of Boulder, Colorado for support of the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) at the Hanford Site. The modification increased the value of the task order to $1.6 million from $833,499. The task order modification has a one-year performance period and two one-year option periods. The Task Order was awarded under an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) master Contract. Aspen Resources Limited, Inc. is a small-disadvantaged business under the Small Business Administration's

179

Federal Energy Management Program: Interagency Energy Management Task Force  

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About the Program About the Program Site Map Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Federal Energy Management Program: Interagency Energy Management Task Force Members to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Interagency Energy Management Task Force Members on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Interagency Energy Management Task Force Members on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Interagency Energy Management Task Force Members on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Interagency Energy Management Task Force Members on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Interagency Energy Management Task Force Members on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: Interagency Energy Management Task Force Members on AddThis.com...

180

CHARTER, Price-Anderson Act Task Force | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

CHARTER, Price-Anderson Act Task Force CHARTER, Price-Anderson Act Task Force CHARTER, Price-Anderson Act Task Force This charter establishes the responsibilities of the Price-Anderson Act Task Force (Task Force). The Secretary of Energy has approved formation of this Task Force to review the need for the continuation or modification of the Price-Anderson Act, section 170 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (AEA), and to prepare a detailed report for submission to Congress as required by section 170p. of the AEA by August 1, 1998. CHARTER, Price-Anderson Act Task Force More Documents & Publications MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY Report to Congress on the Price-Anderson Act Appendix A. Notice of Inquiry: Preparation of Report to Congress on Price-Anderson Act. 62 Federal Register 68,272 (December 31, 1997)

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181

Former Worker Program - Joint Outreach Task Group  

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Group Group Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP) The Joint Outreach Task Group (JOTG) includes representatives from HSS, Department of Labor (DOL), the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), the Offices of the Ombudsman for DOL and NIOSH, and the DOE-funded FWP projects. The JOTG was established in 2009 under the premise that agencies/programs with common goals can work together by combining resources and coordinating outreach efforts. Each involved agency has a different mission, but the missions are complementary. By working together, the agencies are better able to serve the DOE workforce. The JOTG focuses on educating the former workers on the programs and resources available to them. The JOTG has created a monthly calendar of community events to facilitate interagency and community involvement in these events.

182

Energy and task management in energy harvesting wireless sensor networks for structural health monitoring  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Chapter 4. System Energy and Task Management . . 1. Systemof the energy and task management used on systems, a WSNChapter 4 System Energy and Task Management In contrast to

Steck, Jamie Bradley

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

183

U.S. - Canada Power System Outage Task Force: Final Report on...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

- Canada Power System Outage Task Force: Final Report on the Implementation of Task Force Recommendations U.S. - Canada Power System Outage Task Force: Final Report on the...

184

Task Order Awarded for Technical Support Services | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Task Order Awarded for Technical Support Services Task Order Awarded for Technical Support Services Task Order Awarded for Technical Support Services September 26, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis Media Contact Lynette Chafin, 513-246-0461 Lynette.Chafin@emcbc.doe.gov Cincinnati - The Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a Task Order for Technical Services to Project Enhancement Corporation, of Germantown, MD, for technical support services at the Environmental Management 13 (EM-13) office in Washington DC. The task order was a competitive small business set-aside for time-and-materials with an approximate value of $2.7 million, with a one-year base performance period and two additional 1-year options. Services to be performed under the task order include: D&D strategic planning; D&D mission planning, evaluation, and analysis;

185

Microsoft Word - Energy Code Enforcement Funding Task Force ...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

of EIA's Annual Energy Outlook 2010, including projected construction levels, energy consumption, and fuel prices. The task force conservatively assumed a 4-year payback period...

186

DOE Awards Task Order Modification for Support Services to Office...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Modification for Support Services to Office of Environmental Management DOE Awards Task Order Modification for Support Services to Office of Environmental Management March 11, 2013...

187

DOE Awards Small Business Task Order for Technical Support to...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

and government-sponsored nuclear energy research. Addthis Related Articles DOE Awards Support Service Contract DOE Awards Small Business Task Order for Technical Support to...

188

Competition Advocates and Task-Order and Delivery Order Ombudsman...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Delivery Order Ombudsman Home > About Us > Our Operations > Acquisition and Project Management > Office of Acquisition Management (OAM) > Competition Advocates and Task-Order and...

189

Savannah River maintains safety focus through multiple tasks...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

focus through multiple tasks Posted By Office of Public Affairs The Savannah River Tritium Enterprise took advantage of a recent multi-week outage to safely complete a...

190

Guidelines for job and task analysis for DOE nuclear facilities  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The guidelines are intended to be responsive to the need for information on methodology, procedures, content, and use of job and task analysis since the establishment of a requirement for position task analysis for Category A reactors in DOE 5480.1A, Chapter VI. The guide describes the general approach and methods currently being utilized in the nuclear industry and by several DOE contractors for the conduct of job and task analysis and applications to the development of training programs or evaluation of existing programs. In addition other applications for job and task analysis are described including: operating procedures development, personnel management, system design, communications, and human performance predictions.

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1983-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

191

NETL: News Release - Federal Task Force Sends Recommendations...  

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Obama told the nation's governors when establishing the task force, co-chaired by Energy Secretary Steven Chu and EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson. "These recommendations mark...

192

Reactor Pressure Vessel Task of Light Water Reactor Sustainability...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Reactor Pressure Vessel Task of Light Water Reactor Sustainability Program: Milestone Report on Materials and Machining of Specimens for the ATR-2 Experiment Reactor Pressure...

193

Lighting Group: Sources and Ballasts: LED Task Light  

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light The goal of this project is to accelerate the use of energy efficient light emitting diode (LED) technology for general lighting applications by developing a task lamp...

194

Task 1: Hydrate Code release, Maintenance and Support  

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using alternative approaches including an intergenic spacer analysis and quantitative PCR. We also continue manuscript preparation. Task 5 - Stable Isotope Probing Subtask 5.1 -...

195

Human versus machine in the topic distillation task  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper reports on and discusses a set of user experiments using the TREC 2003 Web interactive track protocol. The focus is on comparing humans and machine algorithms in terms of performance in a topic distillation task. We also investigated the effect of the search results layout in supporting the users effort. We have demonstrated that machines can perform nearly as well as people on the topic distillation task. Given a system tailored to the task there is significant performance improvement and finally, given a presentation that supports the task, there is strong user satisfaction.

Mingfang Wu; Gheorghe Muresan; Alistair Mclean; Muh-chyun (morris Tang; Ross Wilkinson; Yuelin Li; Hyuk-jin Lee; Nichloas J. Belkin

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

196

Geothermal: Sponsored by OSTI -- Solar energy task force report...  

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)

task force report technical training guidelines Geothermal Technologies Legacy Collection HelpFAQ | Site Map | Contact Us | Admin Log On HomeBasic Search About Publications...

197

ITL's Ressler Leads New Task Group in CODATA  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... A new task group, led by Sandy Ressler of the Information Access Division, was approved by CODATA, the Committee on Data for Science and ...

198

Joint Outreach Task Group (JOTG) Calendar: May  

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May 2013 May 2013 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 28 29 30 1 Local Event X-10 Oak Ridge, TN Local Event Y-12 Oak Ridge, TN Local Event Y-12 Oak Ridge, TN FWP Event X-10/Y-12 Oak Ridge, TN 2 Local Event X-10/Y-12 Oak Ridge, TN FWP Event K-25 Oak Ridge, TN 3 4 5 6 7 FWP Event Mound Miamisburg, OH 8 9 Local Event X-10 Oak Ridge, TN 10 11 12 13 14 Local Event Hanford Richland, WA Local Event X-10 Oak Ridge, TN 15 Local Event Hanford Richland, WA 16 FWP Event Mound Miamisburg, OH 17 18 19 20 21 Local Event X-10/Y-12 Oak Ridge, TN 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 Legend Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) Events Joint Outreach Task Group (JOTG) Events Local Events Former Worker Program Medical Screening Program (FWP) Events Other Events This page was last updated on April 12, 2013

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Joint Outreach Task Group (JOTG) Calendar: January  

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January 2013 January 2013 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 30 31 1 2 Local Event X-10 Oak Ridge, TN Local Event Y-12 Oak Ridge, TN 3 Local Event X-10/Y-12 Oak Ridge, TN Local Event Y-12 Oak Ridge, TN FWP Event K-25 Oak Ridge, TN 4 5 6 7 8 Local Event X-10 Oak Ridge, TN 9 Local Event Y-12 Oak Ridge, TN FWP Event X-10/Y-12 Oak Ridge, TN 10 11 12 13 14 15 Local Event X-10/Y12 Oak Ridge, TN Local Event Y-12 Oak Ridge, TN 16 Local Event X-10/Y12 Oak Ridge, TN 17 FWP Event Mound Miamisburg, OH 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 Legend Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) Events Joint Outreach Task Group (JOTG) Events Local Events Former Worker Program Medical Screening Program (FWP) Events Other Events This page was last updated on February 26, 2013 Retiree Meeting

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Joint Outreach Task Group (JOTG) Calendar: February  

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February 2013 February 2013 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 4 5 FWP Event Mound Miamisburg, OH Local Event Y-12 Oak Ridge, TN Local Event X-10 Oak Ridge, TN 6 Local Event X-10 Oak Ridge, TN Local Event Y-12 Oak Ridge, TN Local Event Y-12 Oak Ridge, TN FWP Event X-10/Y-12 Oak Ridge, TN 7 Local Event X-10/Y-12 Oak Ridge, TN FWP Event K-25 Oak Ridge, TN 8 9 10 11 12 FWP Event Fernald Harrison, OH 13 EEOICPA Event, Oak Ridge, TN EEOICPA Event, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (X-10) 14 FWP Event Mound Miamisburg, OH Local Event X-10 Oak Ridge, TN 15 16 17 18 19 20 EEOICPA Event, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 1 2 Legend Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) Events Joint Outreach Task Group (JOTG) Events Local Events Former Worker Program Medical Screening Program (FWP) Events

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Joint Outreach Task Group (JOTG) Calendar: March  

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March 2013 March 2013 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 24 25 26 27 28 1 2 3 4 5 FWP Event Mound Miamisburg, OH 6 Local Event X-10 Oak Ridge, TN Local Event Y-12 Oak Ridge, TN Local Event Y-12 Oak Ridge, TN FWP Event X-10/Y-12 Oak Ridge, TN 7 Local Event X-10/Y-12 Oak Ridge, TN FWP Event K-25 Oak Ridge, TN 8 9 10 11 12 Local Event X-10 Oak Ridge, TN EEOICPA Event, Augusta, GA 13 14 Local Event X-10 Oak Ridge, TN 15 16 17 18 19 Local Event X-10/Y-12 Oak Ridge, TN 20 21 FWP Event Mound Miamisburg, OH 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 Legend Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) Events Joint Outreach Task Group (JOTG) Events Local Events Former Worker Program Medical Screening Program (FWP) Events Other Events This page was last updated on February 26, 2013 Retiree Breakfast

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Joint Outreach Task Group (JOTG) Calendar: November  

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November 2013 November 2013 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 4 5 FWP Event Mound Miamisburg, OH 6 Local Event X-10 Oak Ridge, TN Local Event Y-12 Oak Ridge, TN Local Event Y-12 Oak Ridge, TN FWP Event X-10/Y-12 Oak Ridge, TN 7 Local Event X-10/Y-12 Oak Ridge, TN FWP Event K-25 Oak Ridge, TN 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Local Event X-10 Oak Ridge, TN 15 16 17 18 19 Local Event X-10/Y-12 Oak Ridge, TN Local Event Y-12 Oak Ridge, TN 20 21 FWP Event Mound Miamisburg, OH 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 Legend Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) Events Joint Outreach Task Group (JOTG) Events Local Events Former Worker Program Medical Screening Program (FWP) Events Other Events This page was last updated on September 16, 2013 Retiree Breakfast Former Worker Program Event

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Performance assessment task team progress report  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Headquarters EM-35, established a Performance Assessment Task Team (referred to as the Team) to integrate the activities of the sites that are preparing performance assessments (PAs) for disposal of new low-level waste, as required by Chapter III of DOE Order 5820.2A, {open_quotes}Low-Level Waste Management{close_quotes}. The intent of the Team is to achieve a degree of consistency among these PAs as the analyses proceed at the disposal sites. The Team`s purpose is to recommend policy and guidance to the DOE on issues that impact the PAs, including release scenarios and parameters, so that the approaches are as consistent as possible across the DOE complex. The Team has identified issues requiring attention and developed discussion papers for those issues. Some issues have been completed, and the recommendations are provided in this document. Other issues are still being discussed, and the status summaries are provided in this document. A major initiative was to establish a subteam to develop a set of test scenarios and parameters for benchmarking codes in use at the various sites. The activities of the Team are reported here through December 1993.

Wood, D.E.; Curl, R.U.; Armstrong, D.R.; Cook, J.R.; Dolenc, M.R.; Kocher, D.C.; Owens, K.W.; Regnier, E.P.; Roles, G.W.; Seitz, R.R. [and others

1994-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Relationship between Rating Scales used to Evaluate Tasks from Task Inventories for Licensure and Certification Examinations.  

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?? The first step in developing or updating a licensure or certification examination is to conduct a job or task analysis. Following completion of the (more)

Cadle, Adrienne Woodley

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A robust randomized algorithm to perform independent tasks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Do-All problem is about scheduling t similar and independent tasks to be performed by p processors prone to crashes. We assume that the distributed system is synchronous with processors communicating by message passing. Crashes are determined by ... Keywords: Crash failure, Distributed algorithm, Message passing, Ramanujan graphs, Randomization, Scheduling tasks

Bogdan S. Chlebus; Leszek Gasieniec; Dariusz R. Kowalski; Alex A. Shvartsman

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Task allocation and scheduling in wireless distributed computing networks  

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Wireless distributed computing (WDC) is an enabling technology that allows radio nodes to cooperate in processing complex computational tasks of an application in a distributed manner. WDC research is being driven by the fact that mobile portable computing ... Keywords: Distributed computing, Power and energy consumption, Scheduling, Task allocation

Dinesh Datla; Haris I. Volos; S. M. Hasan; Jeffrey H. Reed; Tamal Bose

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

207

Off-Task Behavior in Narrative-Centered Learning Environments  

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relevant behavior, i.e., students can attentively interact with the NLE but actually be focused that some students may unknowingly spend time in off-task locations searching for useful information that is not there, whereas others may simply be off-task. Further, some NLE locations may be engaging but elicit off

Lester, James C.

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How is a search system used in work task completion?  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Typically studies of information retrieval and interactive information retrieval concentrate on the identification of relevant items. In this study, rather than stop at finding relevant items, we considered how people use a search system in the completion ... Keywords: evaluation, interactive information retrieval, search task, success, work task

Elaine G. Toms, Robert Villa, Lori Mccay-Peet

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

209

Labor dynamics in a mobile micro-task market  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The ubiquity of smartphones has led to the emergence of mobile crowdsourcing markets, where smartphone users participate to perform tasks in the physical world. Mobile crowdsourcing markets are uniquely different from their online counterparts in that ... Keywords: crowdsourcing, labor mobility, micro task markets, mobile crowdsourcing

Mohamed Musthag; Deepak Ganesan

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

210

Adaptive Medical Information Delivery Combining User, Task and Situation Models  

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Adaptive Medical Information Delivery Combining User, Task and Situation Models Luis Francisco, USA +1409 845 4924 {lOfO954,shipman} @cs.tamu.edu ABSTRACT Medical information delivery for users for communication with Earth. The Mars Medical Assistant (MMA) uses a combination of user, situation, and task

Francisco-Revilla, Luis

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Task 8 -- Design and test of critical components  

SciTech Connect

This report covers tasks 8.1, 8.1.1, and 8.2. The primary objective of Task 8.1, Particulates Flow Deposition, is to characterize the particulate generated in an operating gas turbine combined cycle (GTCC) power plant whose configuration approximates that proposed for an ATS power plant. In addition, the task is to evaluate the use of full-flow filtering to reduce the steam particulate loads. Before the start of this task, GE had already negotiated an agreement with the candidate power plant, piping and a filter unit had already been installed at the power plant site, and major elements of the data acquisition system had been purchased. The objective of Task 8.1.1, Coolant Purity, is to expose typical ATS gas turbine airfoil cooling channel geometries to real steam flow to determine whether there are any unexpected deposit formations. The task is a static analog of the centrifugal deposition rig trials of Task 8.2, in which a bucket channel return bend is exposed to steam flow. Two cooling channel geometries are of primary interest in this static exposure. The primary objective of Task 8.2, Particle Centrifugal Sedimentation, is to determine the settling characteristics of particles in a cooling stream from an operating gas turbine combined cycle (GTCC) power plant when that stream is ducted through a passage experiencing the G-loads expected in a simulated bucket channel specimen representative of designs proposed for an ATS gas turbine.

Chance, T.F.

1996-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

212

BioNLP 2011 task bacteria biotope: the Alvis system  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper describes the system of the INRA Bibliome research group applied to the Bacteria Biotope (BB) task of the BioNLP 2011 shared tasks. Bacteria, geographical locations and host entities were processed by a pattern-based approach and domain lexical ...

Zorana Ratkovic; Wiktoria Golik; Pierre Warnier; Philippe Veber; Claire Ndellec

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Introducing shared task evaluation to nlg: The TUNA shared task evaluation challenges  

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Abstract. Shared Task Evaluation Challenges (stecs) have only recently begun in the field of nlg. The tuna stecs, which focused on Referring Expression Generation (reg), have been part of this development since its inception. This chapter looks back on the experience of organising the three tuna Challenges, which came to an end in 2009. While we discuss the role of the stecs in yielding a substantial body of research on the reg problem, which has opened new avenues for future research, our main focus is on the role of different evaluation methods in assessing the output quality of reg algorithms, and on the relationship between such methods. 1

Albert Gatt; Anja Belz

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Clinch River MRS Task Force Recommendations | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Clinch River MRS Task Force Recommendations Clinch River MRS Task Force Recommendations Clinch River MRS Task Force Recommendations The Clinch River HRS Task Force was appointed in July 1985 by the Roane County Executive and the Oak Ridge City Council to evaluate the Monitored Retrievable Storage (MRS) facility proposed by the Department of Energy to be constructed in the Roane County portion of Oak Ridge. After several months of study, numerous public meetings, site visits to relevant facilities, and careful evaluation of the integrated MRS concept, it is the considered opinion of the Task Force that the facility could be safely built and operated in Roane County/Oak Ridge. However, a MRS facility constructed in the Roane County portion of Oak Ridge would not be generally perceived as being safe by the citizens of Roane County and Oak Ridge

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Energy Department Awards First Major Task Order Under Streamlined  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

First Major Task Order Under Streamlined First Major Task Order Under Streamlined Contracting System Energy Department Awards First Major Task Order Under Streamlined Contracting System October 17, 2005 - 11:59am Addthis New Mexico Firm Contracted for Ashtabula Clean-up WASHINGTON, DC - The Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded a Task Order for an estimated $19.4 million to LATA-SHARP Remediation Services, LLC for the completion of clean-up activities at the Ashtabula Closure Project (ACP) in Ashtabula, Ohio. This is the first major Task Order that has been issued under the Office of Environmental Management's Nationwide Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) Multiple Award Contract, which pre-qualifies companies to do work for DOE's EM program. Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management James Rispoli said. "We

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Department of Energy Establishes Asset Revitalization Task Force |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Establishes Asset Revitalization Task Force Establishes Asset Revitalization Task Force Department of Energy Establishes Asset Revitalization Task Force February 17, 2011 - 12:00pm Addthis Media Contact (202) 586-4940 Washington, D.C. - Secretary of Energy Steven Chu today announced the establishment of a Task Force on Asset Revitalization to facilitate a discussion among the Department of Energy, communities around DOE sites, nonprofits, tribal governments, the private sector and other stakeholders to identify reuse approaches as environmental cleanup efforts reach completion. The task force will explore opportunities to reutilize DOE site assets for beneficial purposes, which may include clean energy development, environmental sustainability projects, open space or other uses. "For decades, Department of Energy sites and their surrounding

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Clinch River MRS Task Force Recommendations | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Clinch River MRS Task Force Recommendations Clinch River MRS Task Force Recommendations Clinch River MRS Task Force Recommendations The Clinch River HRS Task Force was appointed in July 1985 by the Roane County Executive and the Oak Ridge City Council to evaluate the Monitored Retrievable Storage (MRS) facility proposed by the Department of Energy to be constructed in the Roane County portion of Oak Ridge. After several months of study, numerous public meetings, site visits to relevant facilities, and careful evaluation of the integrated MRS concept, it is the considered opinion of the Task Force that the facility could be safely built and operated in Roane County/Oak Ridge. However, a MRS facility constructed in the Roane County portion of Oak Ridge would not be generally perceived as being safe by the citizens of Roane County and Oak Ridge

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DOE Awards Research and Systems Engineering Task Order | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Research and Systems Engineering Task Order Research and Systems Engineering Task Order DOE Awards Research and Systems Engineering Task Order March 28, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis Media Contact Bill Taylor, 803-952-8564 Bill.Taylor@srs.gov Cincinnati - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a task order to The MITRE Corporation, of McLean Virginia. MITRE will provide research and development in support of DOE's Office of Environmental Management. The task order has an approximate value of $5.9 million, with an 18-month performance period, with nine-month base period and a nine-month option. The MITRE Corporation is a not-for-profit organization chartered to work for the interest of the public. MITRE manages the Internal Revenue Service Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) Master Indefinite

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Collaborative Utility Task Force Partners with DOE to Develop Cyber  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Collaborative Utility Task Force Partners with DOE to Develop Cyber Collaborative Utility Task Force Partners with DOE to Develop Cyber Security Requirements for Advanced Metering Infrastructure Collaborative Utility Task Force Partners with DOE to Develop Cyber Security Requirements for Advanced Metering Infrastructure The Advanced Metering Infrastructure Security (AMI-SEC) Task Force announces the release of the AMI System Security Requirements, a first-of-its-kind for the utility industry that will help utilities procure and implement secure components and systems using a common set of security requirements. Collaborative Utility Task Force Partners with DOE to Develop Cyber Security Requirements for Advanced Metering Infrastructure More Documents & Publications AMI System Security Requirements - v1_01-1 Before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

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Interagency Energy Management Task Force Members | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Force Members Force Members Interagency Energy Management Task Force Members October 8, 2013 - 1:31pm Addthis The Interagency Energy Management Task Force is composed of Federal energy managers, members of Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP), and industry participants. The FEMP director serves as the executive director of the task force. Task Force Executive Director Dr. Timothy Unruh U.S. Department of Energy 202-586-5772 Task Force Members Mark Ewing General Services Administration 202-708-9296 Holger Fischer National Aeronautics and Space Administration 202-358-0416 Wayne Thalasinos National Aeronautics and Space Administration 202-358-3811 Mark Sprouse National Archives and Records Administration 301-837-3019 Leslie Ford Social Security Administration 410-594-0111 David Zimmerman

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Nuclear Radiological Threat Task Force Established | National Nuclear  

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Radiological Threat Task Force Established | National Nuclear Radiological Threat Task Force Established | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > About Us > Our History > NNSA Timeline > Nuclear Radiological Threat Task Force Established Nuclear Radiological Threat Task Force Established November 03, 2003 Washington, DC Nuclear Radiological Threat Task Force Established

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Identity Preservation of Agricultural Commodities  

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oil corn, require IP programs to channel these com- modities to specific markets to capture the added at each step, including testing and auditing points. Process Seed Testing Field history Field isolation · Retain records of field history · Isolation standards met · Borders and barriers present · Time

Bradford, Kent

223

Composite forecasting in commodity systems  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Paper No. COMPOSI1E FORECASTING IN CO/Yt.flDITI SYSTfu\\1S1980 .i CfIAPTER COMPOSITE FORECASTING IN COMMOOITY SYSTEMS*to utilizeeconometric .modelsfor forecasting ! ,urposes. The

Johnson, Stanley R; Rausser, Gordon C.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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June 11, 2009, HSS/Union Task Meeting on 2009 HSS/Union Task Progress - Agenda  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

06-05-09 06-05-09 HSS/Union Working Group Meeting June 11, 2009 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST FORS 7E-069 Call-in: 301-903-0688 SUBJECT: 2009 HSS/Union Task Progress Union Working Group Participants: 2008 Topical Union Leads Ron Ault/Tom Schaffer..................AFL-CIO Metal Trades Department Pete Stafford...................................... Building and Construction Trades Department Center for Construction Research & Training (BCTD CPWR) Chico McGill/Dennis Phelps............International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers [IBEW] Gary Batykefer/Dale Hill...............Sheet Metal Workers International Association [SMWIA] Doug Stephens/David Cassady...........United Steelworkers (USW) AGENDA 1:00 - 1:05 Introductory Remarks................................................Glenn Podonsky

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June 11, 2009, HSS/Union Task Meeting on 2009 HSS/Union Task Progress - Summary  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

3-09 3-09 HSS/Union Working Group Meeting 2009 HSS/Union Task Progress and Next Steps June 11, 2009 In introductory remarks, Glenn Podonsky, Chief Health, Safety and Security Officer, underscored HSS's commitment to engage in this collective effort with the Unions and stakeholders to improve worker health, safety and security across the DOE Complex. He provided an overview of the past several years of the HSS Focus Group effort in which the worker, through Union representatives and stakeholders, along with HSS, have focused on mutual areas of concern and commitments which are today resulting in actions for improving worker health and safety. As he spoke about the weight of full disclosure in these efforts he stated, "Of vital importance is for all to be open and candid with regard to where there is a need

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Task Order Awarded for Environmental Technical Services | Department of  

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Environmental Technical Services Environmental Technical Services Task Order Awarded for Environmental Technical Services January 16, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis Media Contact Bill Taylor, 803-952-8564 bill.taylor@srs.gov Cincinnati - The Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a task order for environmental technical services to Professional Project Services, Inc., of Oak Ridge, TN, for support services at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant located near Paducah, KY. The task order was a competitive small business set-aside for time-and-materials with an approximate value of $22.5 million, with a three-year performance period and two additional 1-year options. Services to be performed under the task order include: Project Controls & Baseline Support Quality Assurance Regulatory Compliance

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Smart Grid Task Force Presentations | Department of Energy  

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Federal Smart Federal Smart Grid Task Force » Smart Grid Task Force Presentations Smart Grid Task Force Presentations Presentations about the Federal Smart Grid Task Force and it's activities will be posted as soon as they become available. May 7, 2008 - Smart Grid Activities at the Department of Energy (PDF 349 KB) May 19, 2008 - What is a Smart Grid? Edison Electric Institute E-Forum, Joe Miller, Horizon Energy Group (PDF 530 KB) June 16, 2008 - The Smart Grid: Benefits and Challenges, Edison Electric Institute E-Forum, Joe Miller, Horizon Energy Group (PDF 1.44 MB) June 20, 2008 - Smart Grid Implementation Workshop Opening Plenary Presentations Visions of the Smart Grid: Deconstructing the traditional utility to build the virtual utility, by Tom Standish, CenterPoint Energy (PDF 2.66

228

Task Force for Strategic Developments to Blue Ribbon Commission  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Task Force for Strategic Developments to Blue Ribbon Commission Task Force for Strategic Developments to Blue Ribbon Commission Recommendations Task Force for Strategic Developments to Blue Ribbon Commission Recommendations Formed at the direction of the President to Secretary Chu and included leading experts. Purpose to conduct a comprehensive review of polices for managing the back end of the nuclear fuel cycle; i.e., recycle before storage and permanent disposal. Detailed analysis, with eight major recommendations; also recommended near-term actions. Task Force for Strategic Developments to Blue Ribbon Commission Recommendations More Documents & Publications DOE Office of Nuclear Energy Transportation Planning, Route Selection, and Rail Issues Categorization of Used Nuclear Fuel Inventory in Support of a Comprehensive

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Category:Articles with outstanding TODO tasks | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Articles with outstanding TODO tasks Articles with outstanding TODO tasks Jump to: navigation, search This category contains articles which have been flagged as requiring specific work. For higher-level TODO tasks which are not tied to specific articles, see OpenEI:TODO. Pages in category "Articles with outstanding TODO tasks" The following 177 pages are in this category, out of 177 total. 1 1st Light Energy, Inc. A A2BE Carbon Capture LLC Abbotsford, Australia Agricultural Equipment Ambient Control Systems American Solar Technology Amur Energy Division Anaerobic Digestion Anant Oorja Argonne, Illinois Askja Energy Austin Clean Energy Group B Bank of Italy Biodiesel Black Warrior, Nevada Boilers Boots on the Roof Bordeaux International Energy Consulting, LLC BP Statistical Review of World Energy

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FAQS Job Task Analyses - Civil/Structural Engineering FAQS  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Step 1: Identify and Evaluate Tasks Step 1: Identify and Evaluate Tasks Job Analysis Worksheet for Tasks, Civil/Structural Engineering FAQ Completed May 9, 2012 Task Source Importance Frequency A. Review safety documents and prepare evaluation reports. Civil/Structural Working Group Consensus 5 2 B. Review and assess identification of site specific natural phenomena and other external and internal hazards, design basis accidents, and safety classification of applicable controls to ensure integrity of structures, systems and components. Civil/Structural Working Group Consensus 5 2 C. Perform design reviews to ensure design inputs and assumptions, design methodologies, documentation, etc., are in accordance with the DOE standards, national consensus codes and standards, acceptable practice and project

231

Task Force for Strategic Developments to Blue Ribbon Commission  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Task Force for Strategic Developments to Blue Ribbon Commission Task Force for Strategic Developments to Blue Ribbon Commission Recommendations Task Force for Strategic Developments to Blue Ribbon Commission Recommendations Formed at the direction of the President to Secretary Chu and included leading experts. Purpose to conduct a comprehensive review of polices for managing the back end of the nuclear fuel cycle; i.e., recycle before storage and permanent disposal. Detailed analysis, with eight major recommendations; also recommended near-term actions. Task Force for Strategic Developments to Blue Ribbon Commission Recommendations More Documents & Publications Categorization of Used Nuclear Fuel Inventory in Support of a Comprehensive National Nuclear Fuel Cycle Strategy DOE Office of Nuclear Energy Transportation Planning, Route Selection, and

232

University Research Reactor Task Force to the Nuclear Energy Research  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

University Research Reactor Task Force to the Nuclear Energy University Research Reactor Task Force to the Nuclear Energy Research Advisory Committee University Research Reactor Task Force to the Nuclear Energy Research Advisory Committee In mid-February, 2001 The University Research Reactor (URR) Task Force (TF), a sub-group of the Department of Energy (DOE) Nuclear Energy Research Advisory Committee (NERAC), was asked to: * Analyze information collected by DOE, the NERAC "Blue Ribbon Panel," universities, and other sources pertaining to university reactors including their research and training capabilities, costs to operate, and operating data, and * Provide DOE with clear, near-term recommendations as to actions that should be taken by the Federal Government and a long-term strategy to assure the continued operation of vital university reactor facilities in

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Federal Task Force Sends Recommendations to President on Fostering Clean  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Federal Task Force Sends Recommendations to President on Fostering Federal Task Force Sends Recommendations to President on Fostering Clean Coal Technology Federal Task Force Sends Recommendations to President on Fostering Clean Coal Technology August 12, 2010 - 1:00pm Addthis Washington, DC - President Obama's Interagency Task Force on Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS), co-chaired by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE), delivered a series of recommendations to the president today on overcoming the barriers to the widespread, cost-effective deployment of CCS within 10 years. CCS is a group of technologies for capturing, compressing, transporting and permanently storing power plant and industrial source emissions of carbon dioxide. Rapid development and deployment of clean coal technologies,

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FAQS Job Task Analyses - DOE AVIATION MANAGER (AvM)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

MANAGER (AvM) - JOB TASK ANALYSIS MANAGER (AvM) - JOB TASK ANALYSIS Job Analysis Worksheet for Tasks DOE AVIATION MANAGER Task Source Importance Frequency A Establishes goals for the field aviation program based on the anticipated requirements as applicable to DOE/NNSA, the field element, and other DOE/NNSA organizations that may require aviation services. DOE O 440.2C, chng 1 5 1 B Implements DOE/NNSA aviation management and safety policy and establishes the field element's standards for the aviation program that will ensure an effective, safe, secure and cost-efficient operation in accordance with this Order. DOE O 440.2C, chng 1 5 2 C Develops the organization's Aviation Implementation Documents (AID) and annually reviews the AID to ensure that it is current. DOE O 440.2C, chng 1 5 1

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Federal Task Force Sends Recommendations to President on Fostering Clean  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Task Force Sends Recommendations to President on Fostering Task Force Sends Recommendations to President on Fostering Clean Coal Technology Federal Task Force Sends Recommendations to President on Fostering Clean Coal Technology August 12, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON - President Obama's Interagency Task Force on Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS), co-chaired by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE), delivered a series of recommendations to the president today on overcoming the barriers to the widespread, cost-effective deployment of CCS within 10 years. CCS is a group of technologies for capturing, compressing, transporting and permanently storing power plant and industrial source emissions of carbon dioxide. Rapid development and deployment of clean coal technologies, particularly

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FAQS Job Task Analyses - DOE AVIATION SAFETY OFFICER (ASO)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

SAFETY OFFICER (ASO) - JOB TASK ANALYSIS SAFETY OFFICER (ASO) - JOB TASK ANALYSIS Job Analysis Worksheet for Task DOE AVIATION SAFETY OFFICER Task Source Importance Frequency A Gathers, trends, and analyzes aviation safety performance data to ensure the safety of the field aviation program. DOE O 440.2C, chng 1 4 3 B Conducts periodic assessments of aviation activities to ensure that requirements, policies, and procedures are implemented and followed and prepares reports documenting assessment findings, concerns, and recommendations and tracks corrective actions to help prevent similar occurrences. DOE O 440.2C, chng 1 4 3 C Participates as directed in aviation accident or incident investigations and provides assistance to accident investigation boards during their investigations.

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Electric Vehicle Preparedness - Task 2: Identification of Joint...  

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PROGRAM Electric Vehicle Preparedness Task 2: Identification of Joint Base Lewis McChord Vehicles for Installation of Data Loggers June 2013 Prepared for: Joint Base Lewis McChord...

238

Kensho: a dynamic tasking architecture for sensor networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Recent research on sensor network programming architectures has managed to alleviate many common programming burdens, but has not fully addressed the problems associated with tasking and deployment. This has impeded the development of new multi-purpose ...

James Horey; Arthur B. Maccabe; Angela Mielke

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

239

The "Task Approach" to Labor Markets: An Overview  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

An emerging literature argues that changes in the allocation of workplace tasks between capital and labor, and between domestic and foreign workers, has altered the structure of labor demand in industrialized countries ...

Author, David H.

2013-01-30T23:59:59.000Z

240

The "Task Approach" to Labor Markets" An Overview  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

An emerging literature argues that changes in the allocation of workplace tasks between capital and labor, and between domestic and foreign workers, has altered the structure of labor demand in industrialized countries ...

Autor, David

2013-01-24T23:59:59.000Z

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241

DOE Awards Small Business Task Order for Technical Support to...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

of Energy (DOE) today awarded a task order for technical support services to TerranearPMC, LLC of Exton, PA to provide Spent Nuclear Fuel and Excess Nuclear Materials...

242

DOE Awards Small Business Task Order for Technical Support to...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

of Energy (DOE) today awarded a task order for technical support services to TerranearPMC, LLC of Exton, Pennsylvania for support services to the DOE Office of Environmental...

243

Microsoft Word - 40913 Topical Report Task 1.doc  

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i GAS TURBINE REHEAT USING IN-SITU COMBUSTION Topical Report: Task 1 - Blade Path Aerodynamics by T.E. Lippert D.M. Bachovchin April 30, 2004 Cooperative Agreement No....

244

Solving Energy-Latency Dilemma: Task Allocation for Parallel Applications  

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Parallel applications with energy and low-latency constraints are emerging in various networked embedded systems like digital signal processing, vehicle tracking, and infrastructure monitoring. However, conventional energy-driven task allocation schemes for a cluster of embedded nodes only concentrate on energy-saving when making allocation decisions. Consequently, the length of the schedules could be very long, which is unfavorable or in some situations even not tolerated. In this paper, we address the issue of allocating a group of parallel tasks on a heterogeneous embedded system with an objective of energy-saving and short-latency. A novel task allocation strategy, or BEATA (Balanced Energy-Aware Task Allocation), is developed to find an optimal allocation that minimizes overall energy consumption while confining the length of schedule to an ideal range. Experimental results show that BEATA significantly improves the performance of embedded systems in terms of energy-saving and schedule length over an existing allocation scheme. 1.

Tao Xie; Xiao Qin; Mais Nijim

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

245

Exact Admission-Control for Integrated Aperiodic and Periodic Tasks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Admission controllers are used to prevent overload in systems with dynamically arriving tasks. Typically, these admission controllers are based on sufficient (but not necessary) capacity bounds in order to maintain a low computational complexity. In ...

Bjorn Andersson; Cecilia Ekelin

2005-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

246

Task Order Awarded for Audit and Review Services  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Cincinnati The Department of Energy today awarded a Task Order to KPMG, LLP of McLean, VA for audit/review services that will cover a wide range of auditing services.

247

Task 1: Hydrate Code release, Maintenance and Support  

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is associated with tasks 5.3 and 10.4. Status: The PLUMES (Persistent and Localized Underwater Methane Emission Study) expedition was conducted aboard the RV Cape Hatteras in the...

248

Identifying chaos from heart rate: The right task?  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Providing a conclusive answer to the question is this dynamics chaotic? remains very challenging when experimental data are investigated. We showed that such a task is actually a difficult problem in the case of heart rates. Nevertheless

Ubiratan Freitas; Elise Roulin; Jean-Franois Muir; Christophe Letellier

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

249

Heat pipe radiation cooling evaluation: Task 2 concept studies report  

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This report presents the result of Task 2, Concept Studies for Heat Pipe Radiation Cooling (HPRC), which was performed for Los Alamos National Laboratory under Contract 9-XT1-U9567. Studies under a prior contract defined a reference HPRC conceptual design for hypersonic aircraft engines operating at Mach 5 and an altitude of 80,000 ft. Task 2 involves the further investigation of heat pipe radiation cooling (HPRC) systems for additional design and operating conditions.

Silverstein, C.C.

1991-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

250

Optimal Quantization of Periodic Task Requests on Multiple Identical Processors  

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We simplify the periodic tasks scheduling problem by making a trade off between processor load and computational complexity. A set N of periodic tasks, each characterized by its density # i , contains n possibly unique values of # i . We transform N through a process called quantization, in which each # i N is mapped onto a service level s j L, where L jjl # n and # i s j (this second condition differentiates this problem from the p-median problem on the real line). We define the Periodic Task Quantization problem with Deterministic input (PTQ-D) and present an optimal polynomial time dynamic programming solution. We also introduce the problem PTQ-S (with Stochastic input) and present an optimal solution. We examine, in a simulation study, the trade off penalty of excess processor load needed to service the set of quantized tasks over the original set, and find that, through quantization onto as few as 15 or 20 service levels, no more than 5 percent processor load is required above the amount requested. Finally, we demonstrate that the scheduling of a set of periodic tasks is greatly simplified through quantization and we present a fast online algorithm that schedules quantized periodic tasks.

Laura E. Jackson; George N. Rouskas

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

251

k-Depth Look-Ahead Task Scheduling in Network of Heterogeneous Processors  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The objective of the task scheduling is to achieve the minimum execution time of all the tasks with their precedence requirements satisfied. Although several task scheduling heuristics for the heterogeneous environment have been presented in the literature, ...

Namyoon Woo; Heon Young Yeom

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

252

Business Case Slide 39: Deferred Pending Need R&D Tasks  

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Deferred Pending Need R&D Tasks Previous Slide End of Presentation Table of Contents "Deferred Pending Need" R&D Tasks Heavy concretecermet demo cask Dose calculation...

253

A comparative critical analysis of modern task-parallel runtimes.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The rise in node-level parallelism has increased interest in task-based parallel runtimes for a wide array of application areas. Applications have a wide variety of task spawning patterns which frequently change during the course of application execution, based on the algorithm or solver kernel in use. Task scheduling and load balance regimes, however, are often highly optimized for specific patterns. This paper uses four basic task spawning patterns to quantify the impact of specific scheduling policy decisions on execution time. We compare the behavior of six publicly available tasking runtimes: Intel Cilk, Intel Threading Building Blocks (TBB), Intel OpenMP, GCC OpenMP, Qthreads, and High Performance ParalleX (HPX). With the exception of Qthreads, the runtimes prove to have schedulers that are highly sensitive to application structure. No runtime is able to provide the best performance in all cases, and those that do provide the best performance in some cases, unfortunately, provide extremely poor performance when application structure does not match the scheduler's assumptions.

Wheeler, Kyle Bruce; Stark, Dylan; Murphy, Richard C. [Micron Technology, Inc., Boise, ID

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

254

First interim report of the Federal Fleet Conversion Task Force  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Federal Fleet Conversion Task Force was created by Executive Order 12844, signed by President Clinton on April 21, 1993. In the Order, the President directed that purchases of alternative fueled vehicles by the Federal Government be substantially increased beyond the levels required by current law. The President charged the Task Force with developing recommendations for carrying out the Executive Order, with special emphasis on setting a course that will lead to the widespread use of alternative fueled vehicles by Federal, State, and local government fleets, by private fleets and, ultimately, by individuals. The chief recommendation of the Task Force is the establishment of a Presidential Clean Cities Initiative. To support creation of the Presidential Initiative, the Task Force identified 38 cities and regions, prioritized into three tiers, for concentrating the Initiative`s efforts in Fiscal Years 1994 through 1996. This concentration of effort is key to the effectiveness of the Initiative. The 38 cities and regions would receive priority funding for Federal vehicle purchases and for infrastructure development. In addition, the Task Force has made specific recommendations for overcoming numerous regulatory, economic, and technical barriers that have slowed the introduction of alternative fueled vehicles into general use.

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1993-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

255

Reactor Pressure Vessel Task of Light Water Reactor Sustainability Program:  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Reactor Pressure Vessel Task of Light Water Reactor Sustainability Reactor Pressure Vessel Task of Light Water Reactor Sustainability Program: Initial Assessment of Thermal Annealing Needs and Challenges Reactor Pressure Vessel Task of Light Water Reactor Sustainability Program: Initial Assessment of Thermal Annealing Needs and Challenges The most life-limiting structural component in light-water reactors (LWR) is the reactor pressure vessel (RPV) because replacement of the RPV is not considered a viable option at this time. LWR licenses are now being extended from 40y to 60y by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) with intentions to extend licenses to 80y and beyond. The RPV materials exhibit varying degrees of sensitivity to irradiation-induced embrittlement (decreased toughness) , as shown in Fig. 1.1, and extending operation from

256

Joint Outreach Task Group Video Series | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Joint Outreach Task Group Video Series Joint Outreach Task Group Video Series Joint Outreach Task Group Video Series Greeting: Inter-Agency Partnership, Commitment, and Service to the American workers The purpose of this video series is to provide an overview of the roles and responsibilities of the federal government offices and entities involved in the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOIOCPA) and the Former Worker Medical Screening Program (FWP), two programs that serve eligible workers from the Department of Energy (DOE). In the interest of combining resources, since both the EEOICPA and FWP serve a similar population of workers, the federal entities have partnered to hold local outreach meetings in and around active or closed DOE sites. These meetings have been very successful, but we realize not everyone can

257

FAQS Job Task Analyses - Safeguards and Security General Technical Base  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

for Safeguards ad Security General Technical Base FAQS for Safeguards ad Security General Technical Base FAQS August 2012 STEP 1: Job Task Analysis Worksheet for Tasks Task Source Importance Frequency #1 Understand the relationship of law (Federal and State), regulations and Departmental Directives S&S GTB FAQ 4 4 #2 Understand basic nuclear fundamentals S&S GTB FAQ 2 2 #3 Understand basic Environmental hazards, environmental laws, regulations and Departmental Directives S&S GTB FAQ 2 2 #4 Understand Safety/Health/Quality Requirements, Laws, Management Systems and Worker Safety Departmental Directives S&S GTB FAQ 2 2 #5 Understand CONOPS and Emergency Management System laws, regulations and Departmental Directives S&S GTB FAQ 3 1 #6 Understand facility safety and safety, design

258

FAQS Job Task Analyses - Weapons Quality Assurance Community  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

NA-121.3 Weapons Quality Assurance Community NA-121.3 Weapons Quality Assurance Community Consolidated JOB/TASK Analysis 12/2011 Job Analysis Worksheet for Tasks WQA Specialist Task Source Import. Freq. #1 Monitors, inspects, analyzes and investigates complex electrical, electronic, mechanical, electro-mechanical, and nuclear components, subassemblies, and assemblies associated with the manufacture of nuclear weapons and other non-nuclear components as applicable QC-1, WQAPM, DesgnDefn 4 3 #2 Conducts Quality Assurance Surveys (including Product Acceptance) and oversight activities of contractor operations QC-1, WQAPM 5 2 #3 Performs verification inspection (including Contractor Acceptance Verification) of product manufactured by NNSA Contractors, QAIP development, QADRs, nonconformance activities/requirements

259

Final Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Strategic Plan |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Final Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Strategic Plan Final Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Strategic Plan Final Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Strategic Plan The natural resources of the Gulf's ecosystem are vital to many of the region's industries that directly support economic progress and job creation, including tourism and recreation, seafood production and sales, energy production and navigation and commerce. Among the key priorities of the strategy are: 1) Stopping the Loss of Critical Wetlands, Sand Barriers and Beaches The strategy recommends placing ecosystem restoration on an equal footing with historic uses such as navigation and flood damage reduction by approaching water resource management decisions in a far more comprehensive manner that will bypass harm to wetlands, barrier islands and beaches. The

260

Secretary Chu Tasks Environmental, Industry and State Leaders to Recommend  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Secretary Chu Tasks Environmental, Industry and State Leaders to Secretary Chu Tasks Environmental, Industry and State Leaders to Recommend Best Practices for Safe, Responsible Development of America's Onshore Natural Gas Resources Secretary Chu Tasks Environmental, Industry and State Leaders to Recommend Best Practices for Safe, Responsible Development of America's Onshore Natural Gas Resources May 5, 2011 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, D.C. -- U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced a group of environmental, industry and state regulatory experts who will make recommendations to improve the safety and environmental performance of natural gas hydraulic fracturing from shale formations - harnessing a vital domestic energy resource while ensuring the safety of our drinking water and the health of the environment. President Obama directed Secretary Chu

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261

Reactor Pressure Vessel Task of Light Water Reactor Sustainability Program:  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Reactor Pressure Vessel Task of Light Water Reactor Sustainability Reactor Pressure Vessel Task of Light Water Reactor Sustainability Program: Milestone Report on Materials and Machining of Specimens for the ATR-2 Experiment Reactor Pressure Vessel Task of Light Water Reactor Sustainability Program: Milestone Report on Materials and Machining of Specimens for the ATR-2 Experiment The reactor pressure vessel (RPV) in a light-water reactor (LWR) represents the first line of defense against a release of radiation in case of an accident. Thus, regulations, which govern the operation of commercial nuclear power plants, require conservative margins of fracture toughness, both during normal operation and under accident scenarios. In the unirradiated condition, the RPV has sufficient fracture toughness such that failure is implausible under any postulated condition, including

262

Joint Outreach Task Group Former Workers Screening Program | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Joint Joint Outreach Task Group Former Workers Screening Program Joint Outreach Task Group Former Workers Screening Program The Joint Outreach Task Group (JOTG) includes representatives from HSS, Department of Labor (DOL), the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), the Offices of the Ombudsman for DOL and NIOSH, and the DOE-funded FWP projects. The JOTG was established in 2009 under the premise that agencies/programs with common goals can work together by combining resources and coordinating outreach efforts. Each involved agency has a different mission, but the missions are complementary. By working together, the agencies are better able to serve the DOE workforce. The JOTG focuses on educating the former workers on the programs and resources available to them.

263

Competition Advocates and Task-Order and Delivery Order Ombudsman |  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Competition Advocates and Task-Order and Delivery Order Ombudsman | Competition Advocates and Task-Order and Delivery Order Ombudsman | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Competition Advocates and Task-Order and Delivery Order Ombudsman Home > About Us > Our Operations > Acquisition and Project Management > Office of Acquisition Management (OAM) > Competition Advocates and

264

Northeast High-Level Radioactive Waste Transportation Task Force Agenda  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Northeast High-Level Radioactive Waste Transportation Task Force Northeast High-Level Radioactive Waste Transportation Task Force Spring Meeting - May 15, 2012 Hilton Knoxville 501 West Church Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37902-2591 Agenda (Draft #1 - 4/18/12) ______________________________________________________________________________ Tuesday, May 15 - 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM / (need meeting room name) 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast - served in meeting room 9:00 a.m. Task Force Business Meeting - John Giarrusso, MEMA and Rich Pinney, NJDEP Co-chairs presiding  Welcome: Introductions; Agenda Review; Announcements  2012 funding  Co-Chair Election  Rules of Procedure  Membership: members & alternates appointment status  Legislative Liaisons  Staff Regional Meeting Attendance

265

Task Order Awarded for Technical and Safety Support Services | Department  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

and Safety Support Services and Safety Support Services Task Order Awarded for Technical and Safety Support Services December 20, 2012 - 12:00pm Addthis Media Contact Bill Taylor, 803-952-8564 bill.taylor@srs.gov Cincinnati - The Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a contract for technical support services to Link Technologies, Inc., of Germantown, MD for support services to the DOE Office of Environmental Management in Washington D.C. The contract or task order was a competitive small business set-aside for time-and-materials with an approximate value of $10 million, with a one-year performance period and two additional one-year options. Services to be performed under the task order include: Assess engineering, technical work, and project performance Assess quality assurance of projects managed by field elements

266

Department of Energy Establishes Asset Revitalization Task Force  

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Thursday, February 17, 2011 Thursday, February 17, 2011 Department of Energy Establishes Asset Revitalization Task Force Washington, D.C. � Secretary of Energy Steven Chu today announced the establishment of a Task Force on Asset Revitalization to facilitate a discussion among the Department of Energy, communities around DOE sites, nonprofits, tribal governments, the private sector and other stakeholders to identify reuse approaches as environmental cleanup efforts reach completion. The task force will explore opportunities to reutilize DOE site assets for beneficial purposes, which may include clean energy development, environmental sustainability projects, open space or other uses. �For decades, Department of Energy sites and their surrounding communities have played a vital role in supporting the nation�s nuclear

267

Secretary Chu Tasks Environmental, Industry and State Leaders to Recommend  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Tasks Environmental, Industry and State Leaders to Tasks Environmental, Industry and State Leaders to Recommend Best Practices for Safe, Responsible Development of America's Onshore Natural Gas Resources Secretary Chu Tasks Environmental, Industry and State Leaders to Recommend Best Practices for Safe, Responsible Development of America's Onshore Natural Gas Resources May 5, 2011 - 12:00am Addthis Washington, D.C. -- U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced a group of environmental, industry and state regulatory experts who will make recommendations to improve the safety and environmental performance of natural gas hydraulic fracturing from shale formations - harnessing a vital domestic energy resource while ensuring the safety of our drinking water and the health of the environment. President Obama directed Secretary Chu

268

FAQS Job Task Analyses - Nuclear Explosive Safety Study  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Nuclear Explosive Safety Study FAQS Nuclear Explosive Safety Study FAQS STEP 1: Job Task Analysis for Tasks Task (and Number) Source Importance Frequency (1) Serves as a member or chair of the NESSG. FAQS Duties and Responsibilities Paragraph A 5 3 (2) Provides guidance on and interpretation of nuclear explosive safety (NES) requirements and policy. FAQS Duties and Responsibilities Paragraph B 5 4 (3) Drafts policy directives for the DOE/NNSA, Nuclear Explosive Safety Operations Branch (NESB) and reviews DOE/NNSA policies on NES. FAQS Duties and Responsibilities Paragraph D 5 3 (4) Provides instruction and guidance regarding NES to individuals assigned NES responsibilities. FAQS Duties and Responsibilities Paragraph E 5 3-4 (5) Monitors ongoing NEOs to ensure compliance with NES standards and

269

Energy-Aware Task Partitioning on Heterogeneous Multiprocessor Platforms  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Efficient task partitioning plays a crucial role in achieving high performance at multiprocessor plat forms. This paper addresses the problem of energy-aware static partitioning of periodic real-time tasks on heterogeneous multiprocessor platforms. A Particle Swarm Optimization variant based on Min-min technique for task partitioning is proposed. The proposed approach aims to minimize the overall energy consumption, meanwhile avoid deadline violations. An energy-aware cost function is proposed to be considered in the proposed approach. Extensive simulations and comparisons are conducted in order to validate the effectiveness of the proposed technique. The achieved results demonstrate that the proposed partitioning scheme significantly surpasses previous approaches in terms of both number of iterations and energy savings.

Saad, Elsayed; Shalan, Mohamed; Elewi, Abdullah

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

270

Offshoring, tasks, and the skill-wage pattern  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The paper investigates the relationship between offshoring, wages, and the ease with which individuals tasks can be offshored. Our analysis relates to recent theoretical contributions arguing that there is only a loose relationship between the suitability of a task for offshoring and the associated skill level. Accordingly, wage effects of offshoring can be very heterogeneous within skill groups. We test this hypothesis by combining micro-level information on wages and demographic and workplace characteristics as well as occupational information relating to the degree of offshorability with industry-level data on offshoring. Our main results suggest that in partial equilibrium, wage effects of offshoring are fairly modest but far from homogeneous and depend significantly on the extent to which the respective task requires personal interaction or can be described as non-routine. When allowing for cross-industry movement of Daniel Baumgarten thanks the Leibniz Association for financial support.

Daniel Baumgarten; Ingo Geishecker; Holger Grg; Ingo Geishecker; Holger Grg

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

271

Functional Area Qualification Standard Job Task Analyses | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Services » Assistance » Federal Technical Capability Program » Services » Assistance » Federal Technical Capability Program » Functional Area Qualification Standard Job Task Analyses Functional Area Qualification Standard Job Task Analyses DOE Aviation Manager DOE Aviation Safety Officer Chemical Processing Civil/Structural Engineering Confinement Ventilation and Process Gas Treatment Construction Management Deactivation and Decommissioning Electrical Systems and Safety Oversight Emergency Management Environmental Compliance Environmental Restoration Facility Representative Fire Protection Engineering General Technical Base Industrial Hygiene Instrument and Controls NNSA Package Certification Engineer Nuclear Explosive Safety Study Nuclear Safety Specialist Quality Assurance Radiation Protection Safeguards and Security Safeguards and Security General Technical Base

272

JV Task 120 - Coal Ash Resources Research Consortium Research  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Coal Ash Resources Research Consortium{reg_sign} (CARRC{reg_sign}, pronounced 'cars') is the core coal combustion product (CCP) research group at the Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC). CARRC focuses on performing fundamental and applied scientific and engineering research emphasizing the environmentally safe, economical use of CCPs. CARRC member organizations, which include utilities and marketers, are key to developing industry-driven research in the area of CCP utilization and ensuring its successful application. The U.S. Department of Energy is a partner in CARRC through the EERC Jointly Sponsored Research Program, which provides matching funds for industrial member contributions and facilitates an increased level of effort in CARRC. CARRC tasks were designed to provide information on CCP performance, including environmental performance, engineering performance, favorable economics, and improved life cycle of products and projects. CARRC technical research tasks are developed based on member input and prioritization. CARRC special projects are developed with members and nonmembers to provide similar information and to support activities, including the assembly and interpretation of data, support for standards development and technology transfer, and facilitating product development and testing. CARRC activities from 2007 to 2009 included a range of research tasks, with primary work performed in laboratory tasks developed to answer specific questions or evaluate important fundamental properties of CCPs. The tasks were included in four categories: (1) Environmental Evaluations of CCPs; (2) Evaluation of Impacts on CCPs from Emission Controls; (3) Construction and Product-Related Activities; and (4) Technology Transfer and Maintenance Tasks. All tasks are designed to work toward achieving the CARRC overall goal and supporting objectives. The various tasks are coordinated in order to provide broad and useful technical data for CARRC members. Special projects provide an opportunity for non-CARRC members to sponsor specific research or technology transfer consistent with CARRC goals. This report covers CARRC activities from January 2007 through March 2009. These activities have been reported in CARRC Annual Reports and in member meetings over the past 2 years. CARRC continues to work with industry and various government agencies with its research, development, demonstration, and promotional activities nearing completion at the time of submission of this report. CARRC expects to continue its service to the coal ash industry in 2009 and beyond to work toward the common goal of advancing coal ash utilization by solving CCP-related technical issues and promoting the environmentally safe, technically sound, and economically viable management of these complex and changing materials.

Debra Pflughoeft-Hassett; Loreal Heebink; David Hassett; Bruce Dockter; Kurt Eylands; Tera Buckley; Erick Zacher

2009-03-28T23:59:59.000Z

273

Using Multiple Unmanned Systems for a Site Security Task  

SciTech Connect

Unmanned systems are often used to augment the ability of humans to perform challenging tasks. While the value of individual unmanned vehicles have been proven for a variety of tasks, it is less understood how multiple unmanned systems should be used together to accomplish larger missions such as site security. The purpose of this paper is to discuss efforts by researchers at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) to explore the utility and practicality of operating multiple unmanned systems for a site security mission. This paper reviews the technology developed for a multi-agent mission and summarizes the lessons-learned from a technology demonstration.

Matthew O. Anderson; Curtis W. Nielsen; Mark D. McKay; Derek C. Wadsworth; Ryan C. Hruska; John A. Koudelka

2009-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

274

Improving scalability of Bag-of-Tasks applications running on master-slave platforms  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Bag-of-Tasks applications are parallel applications composed of independent tasks. Examples of Bag-of-Tasks (BoT) applications include Monte Carlo simulations, massive searches (such as key breaking), image manipulation applications and data mining algorithms. ... Keywords: Bag-of-Tasks applications, Master-slave platforms, Scalability analysis

Fabr?cio A. B. da Silva; Hermes Senger

2009-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

275

A Constraint-Based Approach to Assigning System Components to Tasks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In multi-component systems, individual components must be assigned to the tasks that they are to perform. In many applications, there are several possible task decompositions that could be used to achieve the task, and there are limited resources ... Keywords: autonomous underwater vehicles, constrained heuristic search, constraint satisfaction, task assignment

Elise H. Turner; Roy M. Turner

1999-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

276

Report on Solar Combisystems Modelled in Task 26 Appendix 1  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

combisystem 1.1 Main features This system is derived from a standard solar domestic-hot-water system-heating heat exchanger. In summer an immersed electric heater can supply additional heat to the hot water higher #12;IEA SHC ­ Task 26 ­ Solar Combisystems 6 than the set-point temperature). When the domestic-hot-water

277

A Heuristic Algorithm for Mapping Communicating Tasks on Heterogeneous Resources  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

data-processing tasks onto heterogeneous resources (i.e., processors and links of various capacities) is presented. The algorithm tries to achieve a good throughput of the whole data-processing pipeline, taking of geographically distributed compute- and data-resources connected with diverse communication ca- pacities, forming

Taura, Kenjiro

278

A Heuristic Algorithm for Mapping Communicating Tasks on Heterogeneous Resources  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

data­processing tasks onto heterogeneous resources (i.e., processors and links of various capacities) is presented. The algorithm tries to achieve a good throughput of the whole data­processing pipeline, taking of geographically distributed compute­ and data­resources connected with diverse communication ca­ pacities, forming

Chien, Andrew A.

279

Hybrid solution algorithms for task scheduling problem with moving executors  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Heuristic algorithms for solving the task scheduling problem with moving executors to minimize the sum of completion times are considered. The corresponding combinatorial optimization problem is formulated. Three hybrid solution algorithms are introduced. ... Keywords: Artificial intelligence, Flexible manufacturing systems, Scheduling algorithms

Jerzy Jzefczyk

2006-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

280

Project Independence. Final task force report: geothermal energy  

SciTech Connect

This report contains the final technical analysis of the Project Independence Interagency Geothermal Task Force chaired by the National Science Foundation. The potential of geothermal energy, resources, fuel cycles, and the status of geothermal technology are outlined. Some constraints inhibiting rapid and widespread utilization and some Federal actions to remove utilization barriers are described. (MOW)

1974-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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281

Strategic Out-Tasking: Creating "win-win" outsourcing partnerships  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

IT outsourcing is one of the most prevalent trends in business today. Yet traditional outsourcing models force tradeoffs by both the enterprise and its outsourcer. The former often compromise operational flexibility and innovation while the latter price ... Keywords: Contracts, IT, Out-Tasking, Outsourcers, Outsourcing, Partnerships, Services, Strategic

Karthik Krishnamurthy; David Jegen; Bill Brownell

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

282

Solar Energy Research and Education Foundation. Final reports by task  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This document contains final reports for the following tasks: kiosk for the children`s museum renewable energy exhibit and display, internet promotional and educational material, Aurora renewable energy science and engineering, CD-ROM training materials, presentations and traveling display, radio show `Energy Matters`, and newspaper articles and weekly news column.

von Reis, K.; Waegel, A.S.; Totten, M.

1997-12-10T23:59:59.000Z

283

Urban Consortium Energy Task Force - Year 21 Final Report  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Urban Consortium Energy Task Force (UCETF), comprised of representatives of large cities and counties in the United States, is a subgroup of the Urban Consortium, an organization of the nation's largest cities and counties joined together to identify, develop and deploy innovative approaches and technological solutions to pressing urban issues.

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2003-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

284

Engineering task plan HTI [Hanford Tank Initiative] cone penetrometer  

SciTech Connect

The Hanford Cone Penetrometer Platform (CPP) will be used to insert instrumented and soil sampling probes into the soil adjacent to Tank AX-104 to assist in characterizing the waste plume. The scope, deliverables, roles and responsibilities, safety, and environmental considerations are presented in the task plan.

Krieg, S.A.

1998-03-19T23:59:59.000Z

285

Performance-aware thermal management via task scheduling  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

High on-chip temperature impairs the processor's reliability and reduces its lifetime. Hardware-level dynamic thermal management (DTM) techniques can effectively constrain the chip temperature, but degrades the performance. We propose an OS-level technique ... Keywords: Thermal management, task scheduling

Xiuyi Zhou; Jun Yang; Marek Chrobak; Youtao Zhang

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

286

Task-specific information retrieval systems for software engineers  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper discusses the development of task-specific information retrieval systems for software engineers. We discuss how software engineers interact with information and information retrieval systems and investigate to what extent a domain-specific ... Keywords: Collaborative filtering, Contextualization of information retrieval, Domain-specific information retrieval, Implicit feedback

Adam Grzywaczewski; Rahat Iqbal

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

287

Report of the Dutchess County Resource Recovery Task Force  

SciTech Connect

In 1978, Dutchess County received a grant from DOE relating to the development of a resource-recovery system for the county. The program objectives were: (1) to recover energy-intensive materials; (2) to recover energy from the waste in the form of a medium-Btu fuel gas or other useful energy form; and (3) to effect a dramatic reduction in the quantity of solids to be disposed of in a landfill. Task I involved project management planning, including the assembling of a team and the development of a decision/milestone plan for implementation. Task II involved the confirmation of the conceptual design of a Union Carbide Purox pyrolysis facility. The study was to concentrate on siting of the facility, verification of waste quantities available for processing, and net processing costs based on current projected revenues versus facility construction and operating costs. A review of the work to the completion of the Task Force evaluation and recommendations made by the Dutchess County Resource Task Force are given. General recommendations for the proposed resource-recovery facility are to have: a sufficient and controlled waste stream, a recovered-energy customer, and a facility that is strategically located, reliable, and efficient. (MCW)

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1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

288

Relating web pages to enable information-gathering tasks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We argue that relationships between Web pages are functions of the user's intent. We identify a class of Web tasks - information-gathering - that can be facilitated by providing links to pages related to the page the user is currently viewing. We define ... Keywords: authorities, hubs, information gathering, network flow, related pages, similarity measures

Amitabha Bagchi; Garima Lahoti

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

289

Suggested drilling research tasks for the Federal Government  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A brief summary discussion of drilling, drilling research and the role of the government in drilling research is presented. Specific research and development areas recommended for federal consideration are listed. The technical nature of the identified tasks is emphasized. The Appendices present the factual basis for the discussion and recommendations. Numerous references are noted in the Appendices.

Carson, C.C.

1984-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

290

Feedback fuzzy-DVS scheduling of control tasks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

To consider the energy-aware scheduling problem in computer-controlled systems is necessary to improve the control performance, to use the limited computing resource sufficiently, and to reduce the energy consumption to extend the lifetime of the whole ... Keywords: Control task, Dynamic voltage scaling, Feedback control, Fuzzy rule, Scheduling

Hong Jin; Danli Wang; Hongan Wang; Hui Wang

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

291

Exact admission-control for integrated aperiodic and periodic tasks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Admission-controllers are used to prevent overload in systems with dynamically arriving tasks. Typically, these admission-controllers are based on sufficient (but not necessary) capacity bounds in order to maintain a low computational complexity. In ... Keywords: AVL tree, Earliest-deadline-first, Lazy evaluation, Online scheduling, Operating systems, Real-time systems, Schedulability analysis

Bjrn Andersson; Cecilia Ekelin

2007-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

292

VC-Dimension Analysis of Object Recognition Tasks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We analyze the amount of data needed to carry out various model-based recognition tasks in the context of a probabilistic data collection model. We focus on objects that may be described as semi-algebraic subsets of a Euclidean space. This is a very ... Keywords: PAC, Vapnik-Chervonenkis dimension, computer vision, learning theory, localization, model-based recognition

Michael Lindenbaum; Shai Ben-David

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

293

A Multi Faceted Recommendation Approach for Explorative Video Retrieval Tasks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

(D). The users enter a text based query in the search panel to begin their search. The result panel's task. Author Keywords: Video, collaborative, recommendation, exploratory, search. ACM Classification Keywords: H.5.1 Multimedia Infor- mation Systems, H.5.3 Group and Organization Interfaces General Terms

294

MTVS: a multi-task active-vision system  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper describes the architecture of an active-vision system that has been conceived to ease the concurrent utilization of a visual sensor by several tasks on a mobile robot. We describe in detail the functional architecture of the system and provide ...

D. Hernandez; J. Cabrera; A. Naranjo; A. Dominguez; J. Isern

2007-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

295

Task-oriented Distributed Information Fusion in Wireless Sensor Networks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A wireless sensor network may form a part of the base for cloud computing through Internet. We present a framework of task-oriented distributed data fusion, and investigate the assignments of heterogeneous sensors on nodes in the network for a specified ... Keywords: Distributed Decision Making, Linguistic Decision Trees, Network Hierarchy, Optimal sensor assignments

Hongmei He; Zhenhuan Zhu; Erkki Makinen

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

296

Fort Union Regional Task Forces, proceedings. Volume II  

SciTech Connect

North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, and Wyoming created seven task forces to study the interstate effects of the Fort Union Coal Formation which underlies parts of each of these states. Volume 2 discusses the following: (1) social and economic impact; (2) taxation of energy resources; and (3) water quality and quality problems. (Portions of this document are not fully legible)

1977-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

297

Fort Union Regional Task Forces, proceedings. Volume I  

SciTech Connect

North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, and Wyoming created seven task forces to study the interstate effects of the Fort Union Coal Formation which underlies parts of each of these states. Volume 1 covers: (1) air quality; (2) common data element and information exchange; (3) energy development, regulation, and plant siting; and (4) reclamation and land use. (Portions of this document are not fully legible)

1977-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

298

Adapting to the task environment: Explorations in expected value  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Small variations in how a task is designed can lead humans to trade off one set of strategies for another. In this paper we discuss our failure to model such tradeoffs in the Blocks World task using ACT-Rs default mechanism for selecting the best production among competing productions. ACT-Rs selection mechanism, its expected value equation, has had many successes (see, for example [Anderson, J. R., & Lebiere, C. (Eds.). (1998). Atomic components of thought. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.]) and a recognized strength of this approach is that, across a wide variety of tasks, it tends to produce models that adapt to their task environment about as fast as humans adapt. (This congruence with human behavior is in marked contrast to other popular ways of computing the utility of alternative choices; for example, Reinforcement Learning or most Connectionist learning methods.) We believe that the failure to model the Blocks World task stems from the requirement in ACT-R that all actions must be counted as a binary success or failure. In Blocks World, as well as in many other circumstances, actions can be met with mixed success or partial failure. Working within ACT-Rs expected value equation we replace the binary success/failure judgment with three variations on a scalar one. We then compare the performance of each alternative with ACT-Rs default scheme and with the human data. We conclude by discussing the limits and generality of our attempts to replace ACT-Rs binary scheme with a scalar credit assignment mechanism.

Wayne D. Gray; Michael J. Schoelles; Chris R. Sims

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

299

Genetic Algorithm Based Scheduling of Meta-Tasks with Stochastic Execution Times in Heterogeneous Computing Systemst1  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this study, we address the meta-task scheduling problem in heterogeneous computing (HC) systems, which is to find a task assignment that minimizes the schedule length of a meta-task composed of several independent tasks with no data dependencies. ... Keywords: genetic algorithm, heterogeneous computing, meta-task, stochastic scheduling, task allocation

Atakan Do?an; Fsun zgner

2004-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

300

Descriptions of Task Order Schedules and Placement of Pricing Information  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

RFP DE-RP36-06GO96031 RFP DE-RP36-06GO96031 10/11/2007 ATTACHMENT J-5 DESCRIPTIONS OF TASK ORDER SCHEDULES AND PLACEMENT OF PRICING INFORMATION J-5.1 DESCRIPTIONS OF TASK ORDER (TO) SCHEDULES (SCHEDULE TEMPLATES ARE PROVIDED IN ATTACHMENT J-6) J-5.1.1 Schedule TO-1 (Preliminary Assessment - PA) - Proposed Guaranteed Cost Savings and Contractor Payments - Schedule TO-1 (PA) shall be submitted to present the contractor's estimated cost savings, proposed guaranteed cost savings, and contractor payments. TO-1 (PA) values submitted may be in estimated ranges. Based on the preliminary survey and agency discussions, the contractor shall submit a completed Schedule TO-1 (PA) containing: A. Column (a) - Contractor submits proposed estimated cost savings during the implementation period, prior to full project acceptance (see most recent version

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301

FAQS Job Task Analyses - Senior Technical Safety Manager  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Worksheet For Duties and Responsibilities Worksheet For Duties and Responsibilities Ratings were arrived at by analyzing all rating inputs Importance Scale Frequency How important is this task to the job? How often is the task performed? 0 = Not Performed 0 = Not Performed 1 = Not Important 1 = Every few months to yearly 2 = Somewhat Important 2 = Every few weeks to monthly 3 = Important 3 = Every few days to weekly 4 = Very Important 4 = Every few hours to daily 5 = Extremely Important 5 = Hourly to many times each hour Duties and Responsibilities Source Importance Frequency #1 - Integrate safety into management and work practices to accomplish mission objectives, while ensuring worker and public health and safety, and the protection of the environment. This includes

302

Descriptions of Task Order Schedules and Placement of Pricing Information  

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RFP DE-RP36-06GO96031 RFP DE-RP36-06GO96031 10/11/2007 ATTACHMENT J-5 DESCRIPTIONS OF TASK ORDER SCHEDULES AND PLACEMENT OF PRICING INFORMATION J-5.1 DESCRIPTIONS OF TASK ORDER (TO) SCHEDULES (SCHEDULE TEMPLATES ARE PROVIDED IN ATTACHMENT J-6) J-5.1.1 Schedule TO-1 (Preliminary Assessment - PA) - Proposed Guaranteed Cost Savings and Contractor Payments - Schedule TO-1 (PA) shall be submitted to present the contractor's estimated cost savings, proposed guaranteed cost savings, and contractor payments. TO-1 (PA) values submitted may be in estimated ranges. Based on the preliminary survey and agency discussions, the contractor shall submit a completed Schedule TO-1 (PA) containing: A. Column (a) - Contractor submits proposed estimated cost savings during the implementation period, prior to full project acceptance (see most recent version

303

Fiscal Year 2005 Solar Radiometry and Metrology Task Accomplishments  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Solar Radiometry and Metrology task provides traceable optical radiometric calibrations and measurements to photovoltaic (PV) researchers and the PV industry. Traceability of NREL solar radiometer calibrations to the World Radiometric Reference (WRR) was accomplished during Pyrheliometer Comparison at NREL in October 2004. Ten spectral and more than 200 broadband radiometers for solar measurements were calibrated this year. We measured detailed spectral distributions of the NREL and PV industry Pulsed Solar Simulators and are analyzing the influence of environmental variables on radiometer uncertainty. New systems for indoor and outdoor solar radiometer calibrations and ultraviolet (UV) spectral measurements and UV radiometer calibrations were purchased and tested. Optical metrology functions support the NREL Measurement and Characterization Task effort for ISO 17025 accreditation of NREL Solar Reference Cell Calibrations and have been integrated into the NREL quality system and audited for ISO17025 compliance.

Myers, D.; Andreas, A.; Reda, I.; Gotseff, P.; Wilcox, S.; Stoffel, T.; Anderberg, M.; Kay, B.; Bowen, A.

2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

304

New and Underutilized Technology: Low Ambient/Task Lighting | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Low Ambient/Task Lighting Low Ambient/Task Lighting New and Underutilized Technology: Low Ambient/Task Lighting October 4, 2013 - 4:51pm Addthis The following information outlines key deployment considerations for low ambient/task lighting within the Federal sector. Benefits The low ambient/task lighting strategy improves the visual environment by adding controllable task fixtures that provide light directly where needed for a given task, while reducing the overhead (ambient) light level. Occupancy sensors can also be incorporated into the system. Application Low ambient/task lighting is applicable in most building categories. Key Factors for Deployment Low ambient/task lighting is suitable for most office spaces, including both cubicle and private office space environments, and should be

305

System and method for seamless task-directed autonomy for robots  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

Systems, methods, and user interfaces are used for controlling a robot. An environment map and a robot designator are presented to a user. The user may place, move, and modify task designators on the environment map. The task designators indicate a position in the environment map and indicate a task for the robot to achieve. A control intermediary links task designators with robot instructions issued to the robot. The control intermediary analyzes a relative position between the task designators and the robot. The control intermediary uses the analysis to determine a task-oriented autonomy level for the robot and communicates target achievement information to the robot. The target achievement information may include instructions for directly guiding the robot if the task-oriented autonomy level indicates low robot initiative and may include instructions for directing the robot to determine a robot plan for achieving the task if the task-oriented autonomy level indicates high robot initiative.

Nielsen, Curtis; Bruemmer, David; Few, Douglas; Walton, Miles

2012-09-18T23:59:59.000Z

306

Task Evaluations for Nuclear Plan I&C Modernization Strategies  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Utility design engineers, strategic planners and executives need a comprehensive approach for managing the obsolescence of aging I&C as nuclear plants look forward to license extension and decades of future operation. Cost-effective modernization strategies that maximize the benefits of implementing new technology have proven elusive. This study examines benefits of I&C modernization in terms of their potential to streamline or eliminate operations and maintenance (O&M) tasks. Detailed interviews were co...

2005-12-23T23:59:59.000Z

307

Final Report of the Simulation Optimization Task Force  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This is the final report of the ATLAS Simulation Optimization Task Force, establishedin June of 2007. This note justifies the selected Geant4 version, physics list, and range cuts to be used by the default ATLAS simulation for initial data taking and beyond. The current status of several projects, including detector description, simulation validation, studies of additional Geant4 parameters, and cavern background, are reported.

ATLAS Collaboration; Rimoldi, A.; Carli, T.; Dell'Acqua, A.; Froidevaux, D.; Gianotti, F.; Guyot, C.; Hinchliffe, I.; Jakobs, K.; Marshall, Z.; Nisati, A.; Quarrie, D.; Unal, G.; Young, C.

2008-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

308

Plant Engineering: EPRI Standardized Task Evaluation Program Implementation Guide  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The nuclear power industry uses supplemental workers to support outages and other work activities. It is important to provide assurances that these workers are knowledgeable and skilled in the performance of the specific tasks to which they will be assigned as independent workers. The end result must be objective, credible evidence to show that the independent workers have been evaluated to meet station standards. One method of determining whether a worker is proficient ...

2012-11-14T23:59:59.000Z

309

Enhanced representation and multi-task learning for image annotation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper we propose a novel biased random sampling strategy for image representation in Bag-of-Words models. We evaluate its impact on the feature properties and the ranking quality for a set of semantic concepts and show that it improves performance ... Keywords: Bag-of-Words representation, Biased random sampling, Image classification, Image ranking, ImageCLEF, Multi task learning, Multiple kernel learning, Mutual information

Alexander Binder; Wojciech Samek; Klaus-Robert MLler; Motoaki Kawanabe

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

310

Final Report on ITER Task Agreement 81-08  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

As part of an ITER Implementing Task Agreement (ITA) between the ITER US Participant Team (PT) and the ITER International Team (IT), the INL Fusion Safety Program was tasked to provide the ITER IT with upgrades to the fusion version of the MELCOR 1.8.5 code including a beryllium dust oxidation model. The purpose of this model is to allow the ITER IT to investigate hydrogen production from beryllium dust layers on hot surfaces inside the ITER vacuum vessel (VV) during in-vessel loss-of-cooling accidents (LOCAs). Also included in the ITER ITA was a task to construct a RELAP5/ATHENA model of the ITER divertor cooling loop to model the draining of the loop during a large ex-vessel pipe break followed by an in-vessel divertor break and compare the results to a simular MELCOR model developed by the ITER IT. This report, which is the final report for this agreement, documents the completion of the work scope under this ITER TA, designated as TA 81-08.

Richard L. Moore

2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

311

Sandia-Power Surety Task Force Hawaii foam analysis.  

SciTech Connect

The Office of Secretary of Defense (OSD) Power Surety Task Force was officially created in early 2008, after nearly two years of work in demand reduction and renewable energy technologies to support the Warfighter in Theater. The OSD Power Surety Task Force is tasked with identifying efficient energy solutions that support mission requirements. Spray foam insulation demonstrations were recently expanded beyond field structures to include military housing at Ft. Belvoir. Initial results to using the foam in both applications are favorable. This project will address the remaining key questions: (1) Can this technology help to reduce utility costs for the Installation Commander? (2) Is the foam cost effective? (3) What application differences in housing affect those key metrics? The critical need for energy solutions in Hawaii and the existing relationships among Sandia, the Department of Defense (DOD), the Department of Energy (DOE), and Forest City, make this location a logical choice for a foam demonstration. This project includes application and analysis of foam to a residential duplex at the Waikulu military community on Oahu, Hawaii, as well as reference to spray foam applied to a PACOM facility and additional foamed units on Maui, conducted during this project phase. This report concludes the analysis and describes the utilization of foam insulation at military housing in Hawaii and the subsequent data gathering and analysis.

McIntyre, Annie

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

312

N Reactor Seismic Task Force analysis and fix summary  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The N Reactor Safety Enhancement Program (SEP) and the Accelerated Safety Enhancement Program (ASEP) were established to implement recommendations made earlier by study groups assessing the safety of N Reactor. The recommendations which dealt with seismic issues were assigned to Safety Enhancement Programs, Defense Reactor Programs for implementation. A Seismic Task Force was assembled to perform the analyses, design the modifications, direct the performance of the work and provide program management of the effort to seismically qualify the facility. This document identifies the reports published by the task force to resolve each of the seismic issues raised by safety assessments. The reports, in turn, provide a list of recommended fixes (Fixes are potential problems, not resolved in the engineering analyses, which require repair, cleanup or modifications to hardware to establish seismic qualification). The purpose of this report is to provide a guide to seismic fixes implemented by the Seismic Task Force. This information is provided in the form of a ``fix log`` which lists fixes according to the report which recommended them and identifies the work authorization (WA), engineering documentation (Design Change, Field Change Notice or Engineering Change Notice) and acceptance dates for each fix. 5 refs., 6 tabs.

Rainey, T.E.

1989-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

313

Energy-aware Operation and Task Allocation of Autonomous Robots  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Energy-aware operation is one of the visionary goals in the area of autonomous systems research. This is especially the fact as small and mobile nodes become available and application scenarios emerge, which lead to much higher requirements in terms of reliability, longterm operability, adaptation, and self-organization. In this paper, we focus on energy control and battery management in mobile robot systems. We show an approximation technique to derive the remaining energy of the local system. The mechanism is based on a model of all energy-consuming parts of the robot system and the corresponding characteristic curves. The results are used for task allocation and behavior adaptation of each autonomously acting system. The proposed methodology increases the probability of completing globally assigned tasks. Therefore, the algorithm contributes to the performance and reliability of the global system. Additionally, each node in the overall system becomes able to employ its energy resources much more efficiently. We see this energy-aware concept for task allocation as a basis for further extensions used for studies on energy efficient communication in mobile sensor networks. 1

Falko Dressler Gerhard Fuchs

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

314

JV Task 6 - Coal Ash Resources Research Consortium Research  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Coal Ash Resources Research Consortium{reg_sign} (CARRC{reg_sign}, pronounced 'cars') focuses on performing fundamental and applied scientific and engineering research emphasizing the environmentally safe, economical use of coal combustion by-products (CCBs). CARRC member organizations, which include utilities and marketers, are key to developing industry-driven research in the area of CCB utilization and ensuring its successful application. The U.S. Department of Energy is a partner in CARRC through the EERC Jointly Sponsored Research Program (JSRP), which provides matching funds for industrial member contributions and facilitates an increased level of effort in CARRC. CARRC tasks were designed to provide information on CCB performance, including environmental performance, engineering performance, favorable economics, and improved life cycle of products and projects. CARRC technical research tasks are developed based on member input and prioritization. CARRC special projects are developed with members and nonmembers to provide similar information and to support activities, including the assembly and interpretation of data, support for standards development and technology transfer, and facilitating product development and testing. CARRC activities from 1998 to 2007 included a range of research tasks, with primary work performed in laboratory tasks developed to answer specific questions or evaluate important fundamental properties of CCBs. CARRC topical reports were prepared on several completed tasks. Specific CARRC 1998B2007 accomplishments included: (1) Development of several ASTM International Standard Guides for CCB utilization applications. (2) Organization and presentation of training courses for CCB professionals and teachers. (3) Development of online resources including the Coal Ash Resource Center, Ash from Biomass in Coal (ABC) of cocombustion ash characteristics, and the Buyer's Guide to Coal-Ash Containing Products. In addition, development of expanded information on the environmental performance of CCBs in utilization settings included the following: (1) Development of information on physical properties and engineering performance for concrete, soil-ash blends, and other products. (2) Training of students through participation in CARRC research projects. (3) Participation in a variety of local, national, and international technical meetings, symposia, and conferences by presenting and publishing CCB-related papers.

Debra Pflughoeft-Hassett; Tera Buckley; Bruce Dockter; Kurt Eylands; David Hassett; Loreal Heebink; Erick Zacher

2008-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

315

Training conditions and strategic aspects of skill transfer in a simulated process control task  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In carrying out tasks, operators are at liberty to adopt a variety of strategies both at an operational level and at a more private psychological level, according to the affordances provided in the operational situation. Skill transfer between tasks ...

Tom Kontogiannis; Andrew Shepherd

1999-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

316

The added value of task and ontology-based markup for information retrieval  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this report, we investigate how retrieving information can be improved through task-related indexing of documents based on ontologies. Different index types, varying from content-based keywords to structured task-based indexing ontologies, are compared ...

Suzanne Kabel; Robert de Hoog; Bob J. Wielinga; Anjo Anjewierden

2004-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

317

Dynamic task scheduling for linear algebra algorithms on distributed-memory multicore systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper presents a dynamic task scheduling approach to executing dense linear algebra algorithms on multicore systems (either shared-memory or distributed-memory). We use a task-based library to replace the existing linear algebra subroutines such ...

Fengguang Song; Asim YarKhan; Jack Dongarra

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

318

Engineering Task Plan for Water Supply for Spray Washers on the Support Trucks  

SciTech Connect

This Engineering Task Plan (ETP) defines the task and deliverables associated with the design, fabrication and testing of an improved spray wash system for the Rotary Mode Core Sampling (RMCS) System Support Trucks.

BOGER, R.M.

2000-02-03T23:59:59.000Z

319

Blackout 2003: U.S. - Canada Task Force Presents Final Report...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

U.S. - Canada Task Force Presents Final Report onBlackout of August 2003 Blackout 2003: U.S. - Canada Task Force Presents Final Report onBlackout of August 2003 August 14, 2003,...

320

Emergency Work Y N LBNL Subcontractor Pre-Task Hazard Analysis  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Work Y N LBNL Subcontractor Pre-Task Hazard Analysis Company Name: Project Name: Location: Date: . Complete this form per task, per day. 1. Fill in the project name, location and...

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321

IEA Wind Task 26: The Past And Future Cost Of Wind Energy  

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IEA Wind Task 26: The Past And Future Cost Of Wind Energy Title IEA Wind Task 26: The Past And Future Cost Of Wind Energy Publication Type Report Year of Publication 2012 Authors...

322

JV Task - 116 Selenium's Role in the Seafood Safety Issue  

SciTech Connect

Continuing studies under these three funded projects - (JV Task 77 The Health Implications of the Mercury-Selenium Interaction, JV Task 96 Investigating the Importance of the Mercury-Selenium Interaction, and JV Task 116 Selenium's Role in the Seafood Safety Issue) - were performed to determine the effects of different levels of dietary mercury and selenium on the growth and development of test animals, and related tissue analyses, to understand the protective benefits of dietary selenium in reference to low-level exposure to mercury. Maternal exposure to methylmercury from seafood has been found to cause neurodevelopmental harm in children. However, significant nutritional benefits will be lost if fish consumption is needlessly avoided. The results of these studies support the hypothesis that intracellular Se itself is the physiologically important biomolecule and that the harm of mercury toxicity arises when Hg abundance becomes great enough to bind a significant portion of intracellular Se in vulnerable tissues such as the brain. Formation of HgSe limits bioavailability of Se for synthesis of Se-dependent enzymes, particularly in brain tissues. When production of these enzymes is impaired, the loss of their numerous essential functions results in the signs and symptoms of Hg toxicity. The finding that one mole of Se protects against many moles of Hg indicates that its beneficial effect is not due to sequestration of mercury as HgSe but rather due to the biological activity of the Se. Therefore, the selenium content of seafoods must be considered along with their methylmercury contents in evaluating the effect of dietary exposure to mercury.

Nicholas Ralston; Laura Raymond

2009-03-30T23:59:59.000Z

323

Energy and task management in energy harvesting wireless sensor networks for structural health monitoring  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1. Energy Harvesting . . . . . . . . .2. Task Scheduling in Energy Harvesting WSNs 3. DataSensor Networks . . 2. Energy Harvesting . . . . . . . . 3.

Steck, Jamie Bradley

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

324

About Fermilab | Fermilab and the Community | ILC Citizens' Task Force |  

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Expected Topics of the ILC Citizens' Task Force Topic Informal Input Community Concerns Formal Recomm. Orientation of the ILC Location of the underground tunnel X Community issues related to locating an underground tunnel X Potential impacts on groundwater and the environment X X Issues relating to property rights X X X Surface Structures off Fermilab property Locations X X Aesthetic issues X X Environmental impacts X X Features that could be included to benefit communities X X Construction of the ILC Timing of activities X X Safety X X Mitigating noise, traffic, environmental, and other impacts X X Fermilab-Community Relationships Maximizing economic benefits to the region X X

325

Radiation Protection Job-Task-Analysis and Recommendations  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

& NATIONAL NUCLEAR SECURITY ADMINISTRATION & NATIONAL NUCLEAR SECURITY ADMINISTRATION Radiation Protection Job-Task-Analysis and Recommendations Sanders, David Parker, Jack Wu, Sarah 11/15/2012 R a d i a t i o n P r o t e c t i o n T a s k - A n a l y s i s a n d R e c o m m e n d a t i o n s P a g e | 1 Table of Contents Executive Summary................................................................................................ 2 Acronyms ............................................................................................................... 3 Purpose .................................................................................................................. 4 Scope ..................................................................................................................... 4 Team Participants .................................................................................................. 4

326

SANDROS: A motion planner with performance proportional to task difficulty  

SciTech Connect

To address the need of a practical motion planner for manipulators, we present an efficient and resolution-complete algorithm that has performance commensurate with task difficulty. The algorithm uses SANDROS, a new search strategy that combines hierarchical, nonuniform-multi-resolution, and best-fit search to find a near-optimal solution in the configuration space. This algorithm can be applied to any manipulator, and has been tested with 5 and 6-degree-of-freedom robots, with execution time ranging from 20 seconds to 10 minutes on a 16 MIPS workstation. 14 refs., 3 figs., 1 tab.

Chen, Pang C.; Hwang, Yong K.

1991-09-10T23:59:59.000Z

327

Dynamic scheduling of maintenance tasks in the petroleum industry: A reinforcement approach  

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Petroleum industry production systems are highly automatized. Maintenance of such systems is vital, not only to maintain production efficiency but also to insure minimal safety levels. Maintenance task scheduling is difficult since some tasks are already ... Keywords: Maintenance tasks, Multi-agent system, On-line scheduling, Petroleum industry, Reinforcement learning

N. Aissani; B. Beldjilali; D. Trentesaux

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

328

Student Task Modeling in Design and Evaluation of Open Problem-Solving Environments  

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Design and evaluation of computer-based open problem solving environments is a non-trivial task. Definition of a design framework, which involves a strong field-evaluation phase, has been the subject of the research described in this paper. This framework ... Keywords: open problem solving educational environments, student task model, task analysis, usability evaluation, user interface design

Nikolaos K. Tselios; Nikolaos M. Avouris; Maria Kordaki

2002-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

329

Technology Effects in Distributed Team Coordination--High-Interdependency Tasks in Offshore Oil Production  

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For highly interdependent yet location-specific tasks, distributed teams need to closely coordinate activities and processes. This field study in the upstream oil and gas industry focused on challenges in the coordination of highly interdependent tasks ... Keywords: computer-mediated communication, coordination, distributed teams, task interdependency

Petra Saskia Bayerl; Kristina Lauche

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

330

Overlay networks for task allocation and coordination in large-scale networks of cooperative agents  

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This paper proposes a novel method for scheduling and allocating atomic and complex tasks in large-scale networks of homogeneous or heterogeneous cooperative agents. Our method encapsulates the concepts of searching, task allocation and scheduling seamlessly ... Keywords: Cooperation, Cooperative agents, Coordination, Distributed constraint processing, Task and resource allocation

Panagiotis Karagiannis; George Vouros; Kostas Stergiou; Nikolaos Samaras

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

331

Minutes of the Meeting of Task Force on Review of Academic Programs  

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of the Task Force on Review of Academic Programs were approved and are posted on-line. Demo/Review of Task Force Website Duane reported that the Task Force's website is live. In addition to the public to base its work on the strategic plan and that the categories in the original set of values should

332

Research Note: A high performance algorithm for static task scheduling in heterogeneous distributed computing systems  

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Effective task scheduling is essential for obtaining high performance in heterogeneous distributed computing systems (HeDCSs). However, finding an effective task schedule in HeDCSs requires the consideration of both the heterogeneity of processors and ... Keywords: Directed acyclic graph, Heterogeneous systems, Heuristics, Parallel processing, Task scheduling

Mohammad I. Daoud; Nawwaf Kharma

2008-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

333

A hybrid heuristic-genetic algorithm for task scheduling in heterogeneous processor networks  

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Efficient task scheduling on heterogeneous distributed computing systems (HeDCSs) requires the consideration of the heterogeneity of processors and the inter-processor communication. This paper presents a two-phase algorithm, called H2GS, for task scheduling ... Keywords: Directed acyclic graph, Genetic algorithms, Heterogeneous systems, List-based scheduling heuristics, Parallel and distributed processing, Task scheduling

Mohammad I. Daoud; Nawwaf Kharma

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

334

Tank Waste Remediation System (TWRS) Retrieval Authorization Basis Amendment Task Plan  

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This task plan is a documented agreement between Nuclear Safety and Licensing and Retrieval Engineering. The purpose of this task plan is to identify the scope of work, tasks and deliverables, responsibilities, manpower, and schedules associated with an authorization basis amendment as a result of the Waste Feed Delivery Program, Project W-211, Project W-521, and Project W-522.

HARRIS, J.P.

2000-03-27T23:59:59.000Z

335

Tank Waste Remediation System (TWRS) Retrieval Authorization Basis Amendment Task Plan  

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This task plan is a documented agreement between Nuclear Safety and Licensing and Retrieval Engineering. The purpose of this task plan is to identify the scope of work, tasks and deliverables, responsibilities, manpower, and schedules associated with an authorization basis amendment as a result of the Waste Feed Delivery Program, Project W-211, Project W-521, and Project W-522.

HARRIS, J.P.

1999-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

336

Inducing models of behavior from expert task performance in virtual environments  

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We developed an end-to-end process for inducing models of behavior from expert task performance through in-depth case study. A subject matter expert (SME) performed navigational and adversarial tasks in a virtual tank combat simulation, using the dTank ... Keywords: Avatar, Cue learning, Hierarchical task network, Instance-based learning, Spatial representations, Virtual environment

Bradley J. Best

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

337

Joint Outreach Task Group (JOTG) Events | Department of Energy  

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Information Center » Worker » Former Worker Program » Joint Information Center » Worker » Former Worker Program » Joint Outreach Task Group (JOTG) Events Joint Outreach Task Group (JOTG) Events Upcoming Events Local Event X-10/Y-12 - Oak Ridge, TN January 21, 2014 12:00PM to 1:00PM EST Local Event Y-12 - Oak Ridge, TN January 21, 2014 5:00PM to 6:00PM EST FWP Event Mound - Miamisburg, OH February 4, 2014 8:00AM to 10:00AM EST Local Event Y-12 - Oak Ridge, TN February 4, 2014 9:00AM to 10:00AM EST Local Event X-10 - Oak Ridge, TN February 5, 2014 7:15AM to 8:15AM EST Local Event Y-12 - Oak Ridge, TN February 5, 2014 9:00AM to 10:00AM EST Local Event Y-12 - Oak Ridge, TN February 5, 2014 11:00AM to 12:00PM EST FWP Event X-10/Y-12 - Oak Ridge, TN February 5, 2014 4:30PM to 5:30PM EST Local Event X-10/Y-12 - Oak Ridge, TN

338

Deriving Human-Error Tolerance Requirements from Tasks  

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In this paper we show how an understanding of a dynamic system from the point of view of the tasks that it supports and an understanding of human error can guide a process of deriving human error tolerance requirements. Our aim is to provide a means whereby, rather than relying on training as a means of improving operator performance, designers may develop interactive systems with human error tolerance in mind. We extend an established methodology (SHARP) by employing a software engineering notation (CSP) that provides a bridge between a theory of error and the practice of design and implementation. In this paper we outline approaches to human error, describe a task notation based on CSP which helps us to elicit requirements on human-error tolerance expressed as functional properties of the system. The technique is used to analyse an engine fire recovery procedure in order to derive human error tolerance requirements. 1 Introduction Walk-up-and-use systems, such as automated teller ma...

Peter Wright; Bob Fields; Michael Harrison

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

339

U.S. - Canada Power System Outage Task Force: Final Report on the  

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- Canada Power System Outage Task Force: Final Report on the - Canada Power System Outage Task Force: Final Report on the Implementation of Task Force Recommendations U.S. - Canada Power System Outage Task Force: Final Report on the Implementation of Task Force Recommendations On August 14, 2003, the largest power blackout in North American history affected an area with an estimated 50 million people and 61,800 megawatts (MW) of electric load in the states of Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, New York, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut and New Jersey, and the Canadian province of Ontario. U.S. - Canada Power System Outage Task Force: Final Report on the Implementation of Task Force Recommendations More Documents & Publications Blackout 2003: Blackout Final Implementation Report Blackout 2003: The August 14, 2003 Blackout One Year Later: Actions Taken

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Pressurized fluidized-bed hydroretorting of eastern oil shales. Volume 4, Task 5, Operation of PFH on beneficiated shale, Task 6, Environmental data and mitigation analyses and Task 7, Sample procurement, preparation, and characterization: Final report, September 1987--May 1991  

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The objective of Task 5 (Operation of Pressurized Fluidized-Bed Hydro-Retorting (PFH) on Beneficiated Shale) was to modify the PFH process to facilitate its use for fine-sized, beneficiated Eastern shales. This task was divided into 3 subtasks: Non-Reactive Testing, Reactive Testing, and Data Analysis and Correlations. The potential environment impacts of PFH processing of oil shale must be assessed throughout the development program to ensure that the appropriate technologies are in place to mitigate any adverse effects. The overall objectives of Task 6 (Environmental Data and Mitigation Analyses) were to obtain environmental data relating to PFH and shale beneficiation and to analyze the potential environmental impacts of the integrated PFH process. The task was divided into the following four subtasks. Characterization of Processed Shales (IGT), 6.2. Water Availability and Treatment Studies, 6.3. Heavy Metals Removal and 6.4. PFH Systems Analysis. The objective of Task 7 (Sample Procurement, Preparation, and Characterization) was to procure, prepare, and characterize raw and beneficiated bulk samples of Eastern oil shale for all of the experimental tasks in the program. Accomplishments for these tasks are presented.

1992-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microsoft Word - 40913 Topical Report Task 1.doc  

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GAS TURBINE REHEAT USING IN-SITU COMBUSTION GAS TURBINE REHEAT USING IN-SITU COMBUSTION Topical Report: Task 1 - Blade Path Aerodynamics by T.E. Lippert D.M. Bachovchin April 30, 2004 Cooperative Agreement No. DE-FC26-00NT40913 Siemens Westinghouse Power Corporation 4400 Alafaya Trail Orlando, FL 32826 and P.G.A. Cizmas Texas A&M University College Station, TX 77843-3141 Prepared for U.S. Department of Energy National Energy Technology Laboratory 3610 Collins Ferry Road P. O. Box 880 Morgantown, WV 26507-0880 Charles Alsup - DOE/NETL Project Manager ii DISCLAIMER This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by the United States Government. Neither the United States nor the United States Department of Energy, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, expressed or implied, or assumes any legal

342

Accelerator R and D task force presentation - m white  

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DOE DOE Accelerator R&D Task Force Charge Presented at the AAI Meeting, 11/29/11 Marion White mwhite@aps.anl.gov Rod Gerig - Context (1)  "The Committee understands that powerful new accelerator technologies created for basic science and developed by industry will produce particle accelerators with the potential to address key economic and societal issues confronting our Nation. However, the Committee is concerned with the divide that exists in translating breakthroughs in accelerator science and technology into applications that benefit the marketplace and American competitiveness. The Committee directs the Department to submit a 10-year strategic plan by June 1, 2012 for accelerator technology research and development to advance accelerator applications in energy and the

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About Fermilab | Fermilab and the Community | ILC Citizens' Task Force |  

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Meeting Materials Meeting Materials January 27, 2007 Retreat and Tour Agenda (pdf) Presentation by Judy Jackson, Fermilab Director of Communication (pdf) Photos Video March 1, 2007 Introduction to Particle Physics Agenda (pdf) Presentation by Pier Oddone, Fermilab Director (ppt - 13.5M) Presentation by Fermilab Physicist Chris Quigg (pdf - 12M) Photos March 27, 2007 Introduction to the ILC Agenda (pdf) Fermilab Area map with outlines (jpg) ILC by the Numbers (pdf) How does the ILC work? (pdf) ILC Reference Design Companion Document (pdf) Results of Task Force Dialogue on Community Values(pdf) May 1, 2007 The ILC Global Design Effort Agenda (pdf) Presentation by GDE Director Barry Barish (pdf) Photos Video: Part 1 | Part 2 May 22, 2007 Locating the ILC at Fermilab Agenda (pdf) Maps of potential locations for the ILC:

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Steam Generator Group Project. Task 6. Channel head decontamination  

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The Steam Generator Group Project utilizes a retired-from-service pressurized-water-reactor steam generator as a test bed and source of specimens for research. An important preparatory step to primary side research activities was reduction of the radiation field in the steam generator channel head. This task report describes the channel head decontamination activities. Though not a programmatic research objective it was judged beneficial to explore the use of dilute reagent chemical decontamination techniques. These techniques presented potential for reduced personnel exposure and reduced secondary radwaste generation, over currently used abrasive blasting techniques. Two techniques with extensive laboratory research and vendors prepared to offer commercial application were tested, one on either side of the channel head. As indicated in the report, both techniques accomplished similar decontamination objectives. Neither technique damaged the generator channel head or tubing materials, as applied. This report provides details of the decontamination operations. Application system and operating conditions are described.

Allen, R.P.; Clark, R.L.; Reece, W.D.

1984-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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D:\Web\GC\Test\Price-Anderson\TASK97.PDF  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

ERIC J. FYGI ACTING GENERAL COUNSEL THROUGH: ELIZABETH A. MOLER THE DEPUTY SECRETARY SUBJECT: ACTION: Preparation of congressionally-mandated report to Congress to review need for continuation or modification of the Price- Anderson Act, section 170 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (AEA). ISSUE: Whether a task force should be established to prepare the report to Congress with DOE's recommendations. BACKGROUND: Congress enacted the Price-Anderson Act in 1957 to establish a comprehensive system to ensure that adequate funds are available to the public to satisfy liability claims in the event of a nuclear incident and to remove the deterrent to private sector participation in nuclear activities that arises from the threat of potentially enormous liability

346

Reactor Pressure Vessel Task of Light Water Reactor Sustainability Program:  

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Assessment of High Value Surveillance Materials Assessment of High Value Surveillance Materials Reactor Pressure Vessel Task of Light Water Reactor Sustainability Program: Assessment of High Value Surveillance Materials The reactor pressure vessel (RPV) in a light-water reactor (LWR) represents the first line of defense against a release of radiation in case of an accident. Thus, regulations that govern the operation of commercial nuclear power plants require conservative margins of fracture toughness, both during normal operation and under accident scenarios. In the unirradiated condition, the RPV has sufficient fracture toughness such that failure is implausible under any postulated condition, including pressurized thermal shock (PTS) in pressurized water reactors (PWR). In the irradiated condition, however, the fracture toughness of the RPV may be severely

347

RTG_Task Plan 12-18-07  

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for Review and Comment Only for Review and Comment Only 1 of 5 TEC Routing Topic Group Task Plan (as of 12/18/07) Status: Active DOE Leads: Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (OCRWM), Office of Logistics Management, Alex Thrower (202) 586-7905 Start Date: October 20, 2006 Purpose: The Transportation External Coordinating (TEC) Working Group's Routing Topic Group (RTG) will examine topics of interest and relevance concerning routing of shipments of spent nuclear fuel (SNF) and high-level radioactive waste (HLW) to a national repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. The purpose of the RTG is to provide stakeholders with a forum to provide their perspectives to the Office of Logistics Management (OLM) in the Department of Energy's (DOE's) Office of Civilian

348

Participants: William Naughton, COHMED Bill Sherman, NE HLRW Task Force  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

conference call May 27, 1998 conference call May 27, 1998 Participants: William Naughton, COHMED Bill Sherman, NE HLRW Task Force Bob Fronczak, AAR Mike Butler, UETC Ray English, DOE-NR George Ruberg, UETC Kevin Blackwell, FRA Markus Popa, DOE-RW Sandy Covi, UP The Rail Topic Group is currently in a transitional mode, moving simultaneously toward closure of the two rail information matrices, Comparison of CVSA Recommended National Procedures and Out-Of-Service Criteria for the Enhanced Safety Inspection of Commercial Highway Vehicles Transporting Transuranics, Spent Nuclear Fuel, and High Level Waste to Rail Inspection Standards, and Rail and Highway Regulations Relative to the Transportation of Radioactive Materials and their Applicability to States, Tribes, Shippers, and Carriers, (both

349

About Fermilab | Fermilab and the Community | ILC Citizens' Task Force |  

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Member Commitments Member Commitments It is anticipated that serving on the Task Force will require a commitment of 8-10 hours per month throughout 2007. Activities will include: Attend monthly meetings with a maximum of two excused absences Participate fully in meetings and work with all members to identify shared values and interests and strive for consensus on important issues Read all provided materials in preparation for meetings Read all materials and summaries for any meetings missed Stay in contact with neighbors and associates to bring broader community perspectives to the discussion and inform the community about the ILC Ground Rules This is a safe place to share ideas We will attack issues, never individuals Openness is the rule, not the exception Everyone participates

350

Reactor Pressure Vessel Task of Light Water Reactor Sustainability Program:  

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Initial Assessment of Thermal Annealing Needs and Challenges Initial Assessment of Thermal Annealing Needs and Challenges Reactor Pressure Vessel Task of Light Water Reactor Sustainability Program: Initial Assessment of Thermal Annealing Needs and Challenges The most life-limiting structural component in light-water reactors (LWR) is the reactor pressure vessel (RPV) because replacement of the RPV is not considered a viable option at this time. LWR licenses are now being extended from 40y to 60y by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) with intentions to extend licenses to 80y and beyond. The RPV materials exhibit varying degrees of sensitivity to irradiation-induced embrittlement (decreased toughness) , as shown in Fig. 1.1, and extending operation from 40y to 80y implies a doubling of the neutron exposure for the RPV. Thus,

351

Strategy analysis for energy conservation. Task 1: economic studies  

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Development and implementation of an analytical methodology to evaluate alternative research, development, and demonstration projects to allocate Federal funds in a manner consistent with overall DOE and National Energy Plan goals are presented. Documentation of the first step toward addressing these goals is presented. Historical consumption and efficiency of energy usage in the US are traced. Based on a variety of sources and assumptions, a set of no action projections of energy consumption through 2000 was developed. These projections were then compared to national goals derived from the NEP and other sources to identify specific requirements for energy conservation through efficiency improvements and fuel switching. These requirements will form the basis for development and implementation of the analytical methodology as part of Tasks 2 and 3. The methodology concept is discussed in detail.

1978-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

352

Selected Component Failure Rate Values from Fusion Safety Assessment Tasks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report is a compilation of component failure rate and repair rate values that can be used in magnetic fusion safety assessment tasks. Several safety systems are examined, such as gas cleanup systems and plasma shutdown systems. Vacuum system component reliability values, including large vacuum chambers, have been reviewed. Values for water cooling system components have also been reported here. The report concludes with the examination of some equipment important to personnel safety, atmospheres, combustible gases, and airborne releases of radioactivity. These data should be useful to system designers to calculate scoping values for the availability and repair intervals for their systems, and for probabilistic safety or risk analysts to assess fusion systems for safety of the public and the workers.

Cadwallader, Lee Charles

1998-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

353

Selected component failure rate values from fusion safety assessment tasks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report is a compilation of component failure rate and repair rate values that can be used in magnetic fusion safety assessment tasks. Several safety systems are examined, such as gas cleanup systems and plasma shutdown systems. Vacuum system component reliability values, including large vacuum chambers, have been reviewed. Values for water cooling system components have also been reported here. The report concludes with the examination of some equipment important to personnel safety, atmospheres, combustible gases, and airborne releases of radioactivity. These data should be useful to system designers to calculate scoping values for the availability and repair intervals for their systems, and for probabilistic safety or risk analysts to assess fusion systems for safety of the public and the workers.

Cadwallader, L.C.

1998-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

354

ExM: System Support for Extreme-Scale, Many-Task Applications | Argonne  

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ExM: System Support for Extreme-Scale, Many-Task Applications ExM: System Support for Extreme-Scale, Many-Task Applications ExM: System Support for Extreme-Scale, Many-Task Applications ExM (Exascale Many-task) focuses on a novel stack of system services that will enable a broader range of applications to be easily developed and efficiently executed on extreme-scale platforms. The ExM middleware stack supports a highly parallel, functional data model that exposes and automates the many levels of execution needed to efficiently leverage extreme-scale computing systems for complex, many-task applications. The goal of the ExM project is to achieve the technical advances required to execute many-task applications efficiently, reliably, and easily on petascale and exascale computers. In this way, extreme-scale computing will

355

Task Order Awarded for Audit and Review Services | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Task Order Awarded for Audit and Review Services Task Order Awarded for Audit and Review Services Task Order Awarded for Audit and Review Services September 30, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis Media Contact Lynette Chafin, 513-246-0461 Lynette.Chafin@emcbc.doe.gov Cincinnati - The Department of Energy today awarded a Task Order to KPMG, LLP of McLean, VA for audit/review services that will cover a wide range of auditing services. These services will include: pricing proposals, requests for equitable adjustment, change order proposals, business systems (accounting, purchasing and billing systems), forward pricing rates, incurred costs audits, and terminations. The Task Order period will be from September 30, 2013 through March 31, 2015. The total not-to-exceed value of the task order is $2.9 million. The work locations of these services will include, but are not limited to

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DOE Awards Task Order for Disposal of Los Alamos National Lab Waste |  

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DOE Awards Task Order for Disposal of Los Alamos National Lab Waste DOE Awards Task Order for Disposal of Los Alamos National Lab Waste DOE Awards Task Order for Disposal of Los Alamos National Lab Waste November 13, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis Media Contact Bill Taylor, 803-952-8564 bill.taylor@srs.gov Cincinnati - The Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a task order in support of the Los Alamos National Laboratory Legacy Waste Project to Waste Control Specialists (WCS) of Andrews, Texas under the Environmental Management (EM) Low-Level and Mixed Low-Level Waste Disposal Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) Master Contract. This is a fixed-price task order based on pre-established rates with a $2,225,140 value and has a one-year performance period. The work to be performed under this task order includes the receipt and

357

Gang FTP scheduling of periodic and parallel rigid real-time tasks  

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In this paper we consider the scheduling of periodic and parallel rigid tasks. We provide (and prove correct) an exact schedulability test for Fixed Task Priority (FTP) Gang scheduler sub-classes: Parallelism Monotonic, Idling, Limited Gang, and Limited Slack Reclaiming. Additionally, we study the predictability of our schedulers: we show that Gang FJP schedulers are not predictable and we identify several sub-classes which are actually predictable. Moreover, we extend the definition of rigid, moldable and malleable jobs to recurrent tasks.

Goossens, Jol

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

358

Multifamily Retrofit Project Manager Job/Task Analysis and Report: September 2013  

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The development of job/task analyses (JTAs) is one of three components of the Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals project and will allow industry to develop training resources, quality assurance protocols, accredited training programs, and professional certifications. The Multifamily Retrofit Project Manager JTA identifies and catalogs all of the tasks performed by multifamily retrofit project managers, as well as the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) needed to perform the identified tasks.

Owens, C. M.

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

359

Multifamily Building Operator Job/Task Analysis and Report: September 2013  

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The development of job/task analyses (JTAs) is one of three components of the Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals project and will allow industry to develop training resources, quality assurance protocols, accredited training programs, and professional certifications. The Multifamily Building Operator JTA identifies and catalogs all of the tasks performed by multifamily building operators, as well as the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) needed to perform the identified tasks.

Owens, C. M.

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

360

Engineering development of selective agglomeration: Task 6, Operation of the Component Development Test Facility  

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The objective of this report is to summarize the component development and laboratory binder test work at Wilsonville during Task 6. This Task included the construction and startup of the Component Development Test Facility (CDTF), coal procurement, evaluation of unit operation and dewatering performance, laboratory binder tests for diesel and heptane, production characterization, and vendor tests. Data evaluation, interpretation, and analysis are not included in this report, but will be discussed in the Task 7 report.

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1991-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cue effectiveness in mitigating postcompletion errors in a routine procedural task  

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Postcompletion errors, which are omissions of actions required after the completion of a task's main goal, occur in a variety of everyday procedural tasks. Previous research has demonstrated the difficulty of reducing their frequency by means other than ... Keywords: ACT-R, Cognitive architecture, Error intervention, Error mitigation, Goal memory, Human error, Interface design, Modeling, Postcompletion error, Routine procedural task, Visual attention, Visual cue, Visual salience

Phillip H. Chung; Michael D. Byrne

2008-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

362

Multifamily Quality Control Inspector Job/Task Analysis and Report: September 2013  

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The development of job/task analyses (JTAs) is one of three components of the Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals project and will allow industry to develop training resources, quality assurance protocols, accredited training programs, and professional certifications. The Multifamily Quality Control Inspector JTA identifies and catalogs all of the tasks performed by multifamily quality control inspectors, as well as the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) needed to perform the identified tasks.

Owens, C. M.

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

363

Multifamily Energy Auditor Job/Task Analysis and Report: September 2013  

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The development of job/task analyses (JTAs) is one of three components of the Guidelines for Home Energy Professionals project and will allow industry to develop training resources, quality assurance protocols, accredited training programs, and professional certifications. The Multifamily Energy Auditor JTA identifies and catalogs all of the tasks performed by multifamily energy auditors, as well as the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) needed to perform the identified tasks.

Owens, C. M.

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

364

Microsoft Word - 3.3.1.1.Task-Based_JHA_form.doc  

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TASK - BASED JOB HAZARD ANALYSIS TASK - BASED JOB HAZARD ANALYSIS Location(s): Analysis By: [Person performing the analysis, generally the Supervisor] Date: Expires: Division: Work Leader: Frequency: One- time Category: Task-based JHA Number: N/A Job Title: REQUIRED PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT: [summary from controls] SCOPE DESCRIPTION: Task # Description Hazard(s) Control(s) AUTHORIZED WORKER(s) INFORMATION: WORKER ID NUMBER: WORKER NAME SIGNATURE (AFRD Line Manager) SUPERVISOR AUTHORIZATION 1 WORKER SIGNATURE 2 WORKER SIGNATURE 2 WORKER SIGNATURE 2 1 Supervisor signature above authorizes the work subject to the controls specified. 2 Worker signature indicates concurrence with the analysis and agreement to work in accordance with this

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Air Distribution and Microenvironment Evaluation of a Desktop Task Conditioning System  

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Task conditioning aims to provide each occupant with personalized clean air direct to the breathing zone. The microenvironment of a typical office workplace, consisting of two desktop task conditioning systems (a Horizontal Desk Grill (HDG) and Vertical Desk Grill (VDG)) were studied by numerical simulation. Numerical simulation by k- 3-D turbulent flow was separately conducted to study the influence of supply velocity on the microenvironment of these two desktop task conditioning systems. Three task conditioning velocities were studied. Temperature and velocity distribution, Draught Rating (DR) and Predicted Percentage of Dissatisfied (PPD) of the room and workstation were applied to study the performance of task air conditioning. Results show that the performances of HDG and VDG are almost the same. Results also show that task conditioning can provide excellent working environment when supply velocity is well designed. The supply velocity of task conditioning can be set between 0.8-1.0 m/s. However, task conditioning may cause draught, and engineers should seriously consider this problem. The results can provide important references for design and optimization of the task conditioning system.

Zheng, G.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

366

New Algorithms for Resource Reclaiming from Precedence Constrained Tasks in Multiprocessor Real-Time Systems  

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The scheduling of tasks in multiprocessor real-time systems has attracted many researchers in the recent past. Tasks in these systems have deadlines to be met, and most of the real-time scheduling algorithms use worst case computation times to schedule these tasks. Many resources will be left unused if the tasks are dispatched purely based on the schedule produced by these scheduling algorithms, since most of the tasks will take lesser time to execute than their respective worst case computation times. Resource reclaiming refers to the problem of reclaiming the resources left unused by a real-time task when it takes lesser time to execute than its worst case computation time. In this paper, we propose two algorithms to reclaim these resources from real-time tasks that are constrained by precedence relations and resource requirements, in shared memory multiprocessor systems. We introduce a notion called restriction vector for each task which captures its resource and precedence constraints with other tasks. This will help not only in the efficient implementation of the algorithms, but also in obtaining an improvement in performance over the reclaiming algorithms proposed in earlier work [2]. We compare our resource reclaiming algorithms with the earlier algorithms and, by experimental studies, show that they reclaim more

G. Manimaran; C. Siva Ram Murthy; Machiraju Vijay; Krithi Ramamritham

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

367

Energy and task management in energy harvesting wireless sensor networks for structural health monitoring  

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on Average Execution Rate Utility per Execution Number ofenergy and task utility, static execution rates ranging fromExecution Rate on the Number of Maximum Utility Executions

Steck, Jamie Bradley

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

368

Linkage to Previous International PV Module QA Task Force Workshops; Proposal for Rating System (Presentation)  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This presentation gives the historical background of the creation of the International PV QA Task Force as an introduction to the PV Module Reliability Workshop.

Kurtz, S.; Wohlgemuth, J.; Sample, T.; Yamamichi, M.; Kondo, M.

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

369

Text, graphics, and multimedia materials employed in learning a computer-based procedural task.  

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??The present research study investigated the interaction of graphic design students with different forms of software training materials. Four versions of the procedural task instructions (more)

Coffindaffer, Kari Christine Carlson.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

370

Energy and task management in energy harvesting wireless sensor networks for structural health monitoring  

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Formulation of the Energy Constraint Problem ILP Formulationde?nes the energy and task management problem for a wirelesssolutions to the energy and time constraint problems are too

Steck, Jamie Bradley

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

371

Engineering Task Plan for Routine Engineering Support for Core Sampler System  

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Routine engineering support is required during normal operation of the core sampler trucks and associated ancillary equipment. This engineering support consists of, but is not limited to, troubleshooting operation problems, correcting minor design problems, assistance with work package preparation, assistance with procurement, fabrication shop support, planning of engineering tasks and preparation of associated Engineering Task Plans (ETP) and Engineering Service Requests (ESR). This ETP is the management plan document for implementing routine engineering support. Any additional changes to the scope of this ETP shall require a Letter of Instruction from Lockheed Martin Hanford Corp (LMHC). This document will also be the Work Planning Document for Development Control (HNF 1999a). The scope of this task will be to provide routine engineering support for Characterization equipment as required to support Characterization Operations. A task by task decision will be made by management to determine which tasks will be done per this ETP and if additional ETPs and/or ESRs are required. Due to the unique nature of this task, the only identifiable deliverable is to provide support as requested. Deliverables will be recorded in a task logbook as activities are identified. ESRs will be generated for tasks that require more than 40 person hours to complete, per Characterization Engineering Desk Instructions (DI 1999a).

BOGER, R.M.

1999-12-06T23:59:59.000Z

372

FY2005 Final Report: Solar Radiometry and Metrology Task PVC57301  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report documents technical detail for work performed in the Solar Radiometry and Metrology Task in the period from October 1, 2004 to September 30, 2005.

Myers, D. R.; Stoffel, T. L.; Andreas, A. M.; Wilcox, S. M.; Reda, I. M.; Anderberg, M.; Gotseff, B.; Kay, B. A.; Bowen, A.

2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

373

Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) Request for Comments: 5879  

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Heuristics for Detecting ESP-NULL Packets This document describes a set of heuristics for distinguishing IPsec ESP-NULL (Encapsulating Security Payload without encryption) packets from encrypted ESP packets. These heuristics can be used on intermediate devices, like traffic analyzers, and deep-inspection engines, to quickly decide whether or not a given packet flow is encrypted, i.e., whether or not it can be inspected. Use of these heuristics does not require any changes made on existing IPsec hosts that are compliant with RFC 4303. Status of This Memo This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is published for informational purposes. This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). It represents the consensus of the IETF community. It has received public review and has been approved for publication by the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG). Not all documents approved by the IESG are a candidate for any level of Internet Standard; see Section 2 of RFC 5741. Information about the current status of this document, any errata, and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at

T. Kivinen; Authentec Inc; D. Mcdonald

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

374

Government Applications Task Force ground truth study of WAG 4  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report documents the Government Applications Task Force (GATF) Buried Waste Project. The project was initiated as a field investigation and verification of the 1994 Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program`s (SERDP) Buried Waste Identification Project results. The GATF project team included staff from three US Department of Energy (DOE) Laboratories [Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), and the Savannah River Technology Center (SRTC)] and from the National Exploitation Laboratory. Similar studies were conducted at each of the three DOE laboratories to demonstrate the effective use of remote sensing technologies. The three locations were selected to assess differences in buried waste signatures under various environmental conditions (i.e., climate, terrain, precipitation, geology, etc.). After a brief background discussion of the SERDP Project, this report documents the field investigation (ground truth) results from the 1994--1995 GATF Buried Waste Study at ORNL`s Waste Area Grouping (WAG) 4. Figures for this report are located in Appendix A.

Evers, T.K.; Smyre, J.L.; King, A.L.

1997-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

375

Indiana University High Energy Physics Group, Task C  

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The Indiana University High Energy Physics Group, Task C has been actively involved in the MACRO experiment at Gran Sasso and the SSC experiment L during the current contract year. MACRO is a large US-Italian Monopole, Astrophysics, and Cosmic Ray Observatory being built under the Gran Sasso Mountain outside of Rome. Indiana University is in charge of organizing the United States software effort. We have built a state-of-the-art two-meter spectrophotometer for the MACRO liquid scintillator. We are in charge of ERP, the Event Reconstruction Processor online trigger processor for muons and stellar collapse. We are designing an air Cerenkov array to be placed on top of the Gran Sasso. Our other activity involves participation in the SSC experiment L. As long-standing members of L we have done proposal writing and have worked on important L planning and organization matters. We are now doing development work on the L Central Tracker straw drift tubes, including gas optimization, readout, and Monte Carlos. 12 refs., 20 figs., 1 tab.

Heinz, R.M.; Mufson, S.L.; Musser, J.

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

376

Engineering Task Plan for Standard Hydrogen Monitoring System Operation  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Tanks that are known or suspected to retain and occasionally release flammable gases are equipped with Standard Hydrogen Monitoring System (SHMS) cabinets. These cabinets contain Whittaker{trademark} electrochemical cells and may also have a gas chromatograph (GC) and/or a Bruel and Kjaer infrared photo-acoustic multi-gas monitor (B&K). The GC and B&K will be referred to collectively as ''analytical instruments'' in this document. Using these instruments, a tank can be monitored for hydrogen, helium, ammonia, methane, and nitrous oxide. Air from the tank vent header (for actively ventilated tanks) or dome space (for passively ventilated tanks) is drawn continuously through the monitoring instruments via a sample pump. This monitoring is performed to track the gas release behavior of selected waste storage tanks and to help identify any potentially serious gas release behavior. Vapor grab samples may be obtained from the SHMS as well and analyzed with a mass spectrometer to obtain concentration data about hydrogen and other gases. This document describes the requirements for the operation, maintenance, calibration, and data collection for the Standard Hydrogen Monitoring System. Additionally, this document defines who is responsible for the various tasks.

MCCAIN, D.J.

1999-11-11T23:59:59.000Z

377

Results and conclusions test capabilities task group summary report  

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This annotated briefing documents an economic analysis of Sandia`s system-level test facilities maintained and operated by the Design, Evaluation, and Test Technology Center 9700. The study was divided into four primary sub-tasks: (1) Estimation of the future system-level test workload, (2) Development of a consistent economic model to estimate the cost of maintaining and operating the test facilities, (3) Determination of the availability of viable alternative test sites, and (4) Assessment of the potential savings through reduction of excess capacity under various facility-closure scenarios. The analysis indicated that potential savings from closing all facilities could approach $6 million per year. However, large uncertainties in these savings remove any sound economic arguments for such closure: it is possible that testing at alternative sites could cost more than maintaining the current set of system-level test facilities. Finally, a number of programmatic risks incurred by facility closure were identified. Consideration of facility closure requires a careful weighing of any projected economic benefit against these programmatic risks. This summary report covers the briefing given to upper management. A more detailed discussion of the data and analyses is given in the full report, available for internal use from the technical library.

Bomber, T.; Pierce, K.; Easterling, R.; Rogers, J.

1996-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

378

Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) Request for Comments: 6521  

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This document describes a home agent-assisted route optimization functionality for the IPv4 Network Mobility Protocol. The function is designed to facilitate optimal routing in cases where all nodes are connected to a single home agent; thus, the use case is route optimization within a single organization or similar entity. The functionality enables the discovery of eligible peer nodes (based on information received from the home agent) and their network prefixes, and the establishment of a direct tunnel between such nodes. Status of This Memo This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is published for examination, experimental implementation, and evaluation. This document defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community. This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). It represents the consensus of the IETF community. It has received public review and has been approved for publication by the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG). Not all documents approved by the IESG are a candidate for any level of Internet Standard; see Section 2 of RFC 5741. Information about the current status of this document, any errata, and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at

A. Makela; J. Korhonen

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

379

Advanced turbine design for coal-fueled engines. Topical report, Task 1.6, Task 1.7  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The objective of this task is to perform a technical assessment of turbine blading for advanced second generation PFBC conditions, identify specific problems/issues, and recommend an approach for solving any problems identified. A literature search was conducted, problems associated with hot corrosion defined and limited experiments performed. Sulfidation corrosion occurs in industrial, marine and aircraft gas turbine engines and is due to the presence of condensed alkali (sodium) sulfates. The principle source of the alkali in industrial, marine and aircraft gas turbine engines is sea salt crystals. The principle source of the sulfur is not the liquid fuels, but the same ocean born crystals. Moreover deposition of the corrosive salt occurs primarily by a non-equilibrium process. Sodium will be present in the cleaned combusted gases that enter the PFBC turbine. Although equilibrium condensation is not favored, deposition via impaction is probable. Marine gas turbines operate in sodium chloride rich environments without experiencing the accelerated attack noted in coal fired boilers where condensed chlorides contact metallic surfaces. The sulfates of calcium and magnesium are the products of the reactions used to control sulfur. Based upon industrial gas turbine experience and laboratory tests, calcium and magnesium sulfates are, at temperatures up to 1500{degrees}F (815{degrees}C), relatively innocuous salts. In this study it is found that at 1650{degrees}F (900{degrees}C) and above, calcium sulfate becomes an aggressive corrodent.

Bornstein, N.S.

1992-07-17T23:59:59.000Z

380

Task 1. 0, Development of improved molten carbonate fuel cell  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The overall objective of this task was to develop an improved cell configuration for molten carbonate fuel cells which has improved performance, meets a 40,000 hour projected life, maintains existing cell cost, and is adaptable to a range of power plant applications. A new cell configuration designed to be manufactured using conventional and available equipment and processes was developed and verified in subscale single cells. This cell configuration is adaptable to a broad range of fuels without redesign, operating on very weak low Btu coal gas as well as high Btu gas and natural gas. The success of this program has provided the confidence to proceed with a scale-up to 8-ft{sup 2} cells and a stack verification in a 20-cell, 25 kW stack test. Design requirements and specifications for components in an improved cell design were defined. Electrolyte requirements for the cell components were established, the estimated time-to-short was updated, and a design operating point and gas composition for single cell testing was defined. Four anode, four cathode, five matrix configurations, and three end-cell reservoirs were defined. A total of 54 single cell tests were conducted to evaluate the performance of individual improvements and combinations of improved configurations. Anodes were successfully fabricated by tape casting. A new tape cast cathode for improved electrolyte sharing, new tape cast matrix materials and matrix reinforcement, and an end-cell reservoir configuration using conductive material were developed. Reports on the separate subtasks have been processed for inclusion on the data base.

Johnson, W.H.

1990-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Machine Learning Based Online Performance Prediction for Runtime Parallelization and Task Scheduling  

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With the emerging many-core paradigm, parallel programming must extend beyond its traditional realm of scientific applications. Converting existing sequential applications as well as developing next-generation software requires assistance from hardware, compilers and runtime systems to exploit parallelism transparently within applications. These systems must decompose applications into tasks that can be executed in parallel and then schedule those tasks to minimize load imbalance. However, many systems lack a priori knowledge about the execution time of all tasks to perform effective load balancing with low scheduling overhead. In this paper, we approach this fundamental problem using machine learning techniques first to generate performance models for all tasks and then applying those models to perform automatic performance prediction across program executions. We also extend an existing scheduling algorithm to use generated task cost estimates for online task partitioning and scheduling. We implement the above techniques in the pR framework, which transparently parallelizes scripts in the popular R language, and evaluate their performance and overhead with both a real-world application and a large number of synthetic representative test scripts. Our experimental results show that our proposed approach significantly improves task partitioning and scheduling, with maximum improvements of 21.8%, 40.3% and 22.1% and average improvements of 15.9%, 16.9% and 4.2% for LMM (a real R application) and synthetic test cases with independent and dependent tasks, respectively.

Li, J; Ma, X; Singh, K; Schulz, M; de Supinski, B R; McKee, S A

2008-10-09T23:59:59.000Z

382

Towards alternative user interfaces for capturing and managing tasks with mobile devices  

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Mobile devices, per definition, are supposed to assist in organizing all kinds of things, also tasks of course, because usually such devices are always at hands. But due to the very limited and time consuming possibilities to interact with such devices ... Keywords: context, mobile UIs, mobile computing, task repository

Harald Radi; Rene Mayrhofer

2008-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

383

Report of the Interagency Task Force on Carbon Capture and Storage, August 2010  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Report of the Report of the Interagency Task Force on Carbon Capture and Storage August 2010 Report of the Interagency Task Force on Carbon Capture and Storage 2 Table of Contents Executive Summary ..........................................................................................................................................7 Introduction ................................................................................................................................................7 Status of CCS Technologies ....................................................................................................................8 Status of CCS in the United States........................................................................................................9

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Task-ambient office lighting. Final report, October 1979-June 1980  

SciTech Connect

A method is discussed for converting uniform office lighting systems to task-ambient lighting systems. The method requires only the use of a light meter and a mirror. A correlation between the method and equivalent sphere illumination is shown. Several examples of offices converted from uniform lighting to task-ambient lighting are discussed.

Pierpoint, W.

1980-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

385

Locality-aware task management for unstructured parallelism: a quantitative limit study  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

As we increase the number of cores on a processor die, the on-chip cache hierarchies that support these cores are getting larger, deeper, and more complex. As a result, non-uniform memory access effects are now prevalent even on a single chip. To reduce ... Keywords: energy, locality, performance, task scheduling, task stealing

Richard M. Yoo, Christopher J. Hughes, Changkyu Kim, Yen-Kuang Chen, Christos Kozyrakis

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

386

A work-stealing scheduler for X10's task parallelism with suspension  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The X10 programming language is intended to ease the programming of scalable concurrent and distributed applications. X10 augments a familiar imperative object-oriented programming model with constructs to support light-weight asynchronous tasks as well ... Keywords: X10, scheduling, task parallelism, work-stealing

Olivier Tardieu; Haichuan Wang; Haibo Lin

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

387

The Application of Connectionist Structures to LearningImpedance Control in Robotic Contact Tasks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The goal of this paper is to consider the synthesis of learning impedance control using recurrent connectionist structures for on-line learning of robot dynamic uncertainties in the case of robot contact tasks. The connectionist structures are integrated ... Keywords: connectionist, contact tasks, impedance control, learning, manipulation robots, recurrent network

Dusko Kati?; Miomir Vukobratovi?

1997-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

388

Timing of cueing in complex problem-solving tasks: Learner versus system control  

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Task-specific cueing formats that promote the automation and construction of problem-solving schemas should ideally be presented just in time to students learning to solve complex problems. This article reports experimental work comparing learner-controlled ... Keywords: Complex problem solving tasks, Cueing, Learner control, Multimedia Practical, Schema, Timing

Hans G. K. Hummel; Fred Paas; E. J. R. Koper

2006-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

389

Energy-Efficient Speed Scheduling for Real-Time Tasks under Thermal Constraints  

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Energy-Efficient Speed Scheduling for Real-Time Tasks under Thermal Constraints Shengquan Wang. We develop energy-efficient speed scheduling schemes for frame-based real-time tasks under thermal in order to achieve thermal-constrained energy-efficient design. However, this does not work. The existing

Wang, Shengquan

390

Using hidden Markov model to uncover processing states from eye movements in information search tasks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We study how processing states alternate during information search tasks. Inference is carried out with a discriminative hidden Markov model (dHMM) learned from eye movement data, measured in an experiment consisting of three task types: (i) simple word ... Keywords: Computational models, Decision process, Eye movements, Hidden Markov model, Information search, Reading, Scanning

Jaana Simola; Jarkko SalojRvi; Ilpo Kojo

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

391

Hybrid EDA-based optimal attitude control for a spacecraft in a class of control task  

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In the practical situation, if failure of one of the actuators occurs, there exists the attitude control task of a rigid spacecraft using only two control torques supplied by momentum wheel actuators. Here, this class of control task for a rigid spacecraft ... Keywords: control, differential evolution, estimation of distribution, optimization, spacecraft

Xiong Luo; Zengqi Sun; Xiang Zhang; Laihong Hu; Chao Wang

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

392

A data throughput prediction and optimization service for widely distributed many-task computing  

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In this paper, we present the design and implementation of a network throughput prediction and optimization service for many-task computing in widely distributed environments. This service uses multiple parallel TCP streams to improve the end-to-end ... Keywords: Stork, many-task computing, modeling, optimization, parallel TCP streams, prediction, scheduling

Dengpan Yin; Esma Yildirim; Tevfik Kosar

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

393

Engineering Task Plan for Hepa Filter Differential Pressure (DP) Fan Interlock Upgrades  

SciTech Connect

This document provides a plan for installation of Differential Pressure (DP) fan interlocks on the primary ventilation systems in selected Tank Farm facilities. This plan contains the engineering tasks required for installation and is summarized by the Acceptance for Beneficial Use list. Individuals responsible for each task are identified and scheduled accordingly.

SIMONS, S.R.

2000-05-19T23:59:59.000Z

394

IEA-Renewable Energy Technologies, Bioenergy Agreement Task 37: Energy from Biogas and Landfill Gas  

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and Landfill Gas Teknologiområde: Anvendt forskning og udvikling, herunder viden formidling, -udveksling og-Bioenergy, Task 37- Energy from Biogas and Landfill Gas", via samarbejde, informationsudveksling, fælles analyser and landfill gas. I dette tidsinterval er en række aktiviteter blevet gennemført, herunder deltagelse til task

395

Problems people with dementia have with kitchen tasks: The challenge for pervasive computing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Technologies from pervasive computing can be used to ameliorate the difficulties that people with dementia have with multi-step tasks. This paper is intended to inform the design of technologies that help people perform daily tasks, by prompting them ... Keywords: Assistive technology, Dementia, Pervasive computing

Joseph P. Wherton; Andrew F. Monk

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

396

Multilevel Task Partition Algorithm for Parallel Simulation of Power System Dynamics  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Nowadays task partition for parallel computing is becoming more and more important. Particular in power system dynamic simulation, it is critical to design an efficient partition algorithm to reduce the communication and balance the computation load ... Keywords: graph partition, parallel simulation, power system, task partition

Wei Xue; Shanxiang Qi

2007-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

397

Global and task effects in information-seeking among software engineers  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Information-seeking strategies were explored in software engineers. A complex interaction of task and geographic differences was revealed. There is a general tendency across software engineers to favor non-social sources, such as documentation, for tasks ... Keywords: Collaboration, Culture, Global development, Information-seeking

Allen E. Milewski

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

398

A fundamental approach for storage commodity classification  

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Combustion (J/kg) ?H g Heat of Gasification (J/kg) k ThermalH c ) to the heat of gasification (?H g ) shown in table 2.3and ?H g is its heat of gasification. Polymer ?H c (kJ/g) ?H

Gollner, Michael J.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

399

Commodity Flow Study - Clark County, Nevada, USA  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The United States Department of Energy has designated Clark County, Nevada as an 'Affected Unit of Local Government' due to the potential for impacts by activities associated with the Yucca Mountain High Level Nuclear Waste Repository project. Urban Transit, LLC has led a project team of transportation including experts from the University of Nevada Las Vegas Transportation Research Center to conduct a hazardous materials community flow study along Clark County's rail and truck corridors. In addition, a critical infrastructure analysis has also been carried out in order to assess the potential impacts of transportation within Clark County of high level nuclear waste and spent nuclear fuel to a proposed repository 90 miles away in an adjacent county on the critical infrastructure in Clark County. These studies were designed to obtain information relating to the transportation, identification and routing of hazardous materials through Clark County. Coordinating with the United States Department of Energy, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the U. S. Federal Highway Administration, the Nevada Department of Transportation, and various other stakeholders, these studies and future research will examine the risk factors along the entire transportation corridor within Clark County and provide a context for understanding the additional vulnerability associated with shipping spent fuel through Clark County. (authors)

Conway, S.Ph.D. [Urban Environmental Research LLC, Las Vegas, NV (United States); Navis, I. [AICP Planning Manager, Clark County Nuclear Waste Division, Department of Comprehensive Planning, Las Vegas, NV (United States)

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

400

A fundamental approach for storage commodity classification  

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2.1 Fundamental23] Quintiere, J.G. , Fundamentals of Fire Phenomena. JohnOF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO A Fundamental Approach for Storage

Gollner, Michael J.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A fundamental approach for storage commodity classification  

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effects of different heat-transfer processes [40]. A usefulreal-world heat-transfer processes, notably radiative

Gollner, Michael J.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

402

Optimal commodity tax: Korean electricity case  

SciTech Connect

This study is intended to determine the degree to which the Korean government's long-term electric power development program is consistent with the demand for electrical power that is likely to be forthcoming from the manufacturing sector of the Korean economy under various assumptions as to the percentage of the capital cost of the program which is to be recovered from industrial users. This study has two major components: the first is an estimate of industrial demand for electricity; the second is the determination of an optimal pricing policy consistent with the government's capacity expansion plans and financial requirements. It is found that if industrial demand continues to represent its fraction of the total electricity use as in the past decade and industry were required to contribute via demand charges its proportionate share of the projected capital costs, the implied Ramsey price schedule over the planning horizon would induce insufficient industrial use to justify building all of the currently projected new capacities. These findings are conditional on the reliability of demand estimates, the accuracy of projections and forecasts, and the assumptions made about the future importance of industrial demand relative to residential demand for electrical power.

Park, Y.J.

1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

403

Future Contracts and Options Commodity markets  

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the concurrent use of both cash and futures markets · Consider the case of a flour mill which has made heavy forward sales of flour, that requires more uncommitted wheat that the mill owns. ­ to hedge these flour sales, the mill needs to secure more wheat contracts in future when there is enough resources from

Boisvert, Jeff

404

Energy commodity returns have outpaced nonenergy returns ...  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Solar Energy in Brief ... as slower-than-expected growth in emerging market countries as well as market-specific explanations such as improved weath ...

405

ARI Task Force, ECA Work to Stimulate Regional Economies | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

ARI Task Force, ECA Work to Stimulate Regional Economies ARI Task Force, ECA Work to Stimulate Regional Economies ARI Task Force, ECA Work to Stimulate Regional Economies DOE employees and ECA members discuss the Department's Asset Revitalization Initiative. DOE employees and ECA members discuss the Department's Asset Revitalization Initiative. WASHINGTON, D.C. - DOE's Asset Revitalization Initiative (ARI) Task Force met with the Energy Communities Alliance (ECA) this week to advance the Department's processes for transferring excess land and other assets to communities for beneficial reuse. "We greatly appreciate the opportunity to collaborate and work with DOE and the ARI program and fully support the work of the task force," ECA Executive Director Seth Kirshenberg said. Mark Gilbertson, EM Deputy Assistant Secretary for Site Restoration,

406

Blackout 2003: U.S. - Canada Task Force Presents Final Report onBlackout of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

U.S. - Canada Task Force Presents Final Report U.S. - Canada Task Force Presents Final Report onBlackout of August 2003 Blackout 2003: U.S. - Canada Task Force Presents Final Report onBlackout of August 2003 August 14, 2003, saw the worst blackout in North American history. Today, Spencer Abraham, U.S. Secretary of Energy, and the Honorable R. John Efford, Minister of Natural Resources Canada, released the Final Report of the U.S. -Canada Power System Outage Task Force. U.S. - Canada Task Force Presents Final Report on Blackout of August 2003 More Documents & Publications Blackout 2003: The August 14, 2003 Blackout One Year Later: Actions Taken in the United States and Canada To Reduce Blackout Risk Blackout 2003: Energy Secretary Bodman and Minister of Natural Resources for Canada Lunn Release the 2003 Power Outage Final Report, October 3, 2006

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V.P. Biden Hosts the Middle Class Task Force | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

V.P. Biden Hosts the Middle Class Task Force V.P. Biden Hosts the Middle Class Task Force V.P. Biden Hosts the Middle Class Task Force November 9, 2010 - 10:38am Addthis John Schueler John Schueler Former New Media Specialist, Office of Public Affairs Editor's Note: This event has concluded. Today at 11:45 AM EST, Secretary Chu will join Vice President Biden at the White House as he hosts a Middle Class Task Force event to announce a series of federal actions designed to lay the groundwork for a strong, self-sustaining home energy efficiency retrofit industry. The Vice President and Secretary Chu will be joined by CEQ Chair Nancy Sutley, Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan to announce a series of initiatives that seek to address recommendations from the October 2009 Middle Class Task Force

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Secretary Chu to Join Vice President Biden at Middle Class Task Force Event  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Vice President Biden at Middle Class Task Vice President Biden at Middle Class Task Force Event Tomorrow Secretary Chu to Join Vice President Biden at Middle Class Task Force Event Tomorrow November 8, 2010 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON - Tomorrow, Tuesday, November 9th, at 11:45 AM EST, Vice President Biden will hold a Middle Class Task Force event to announce a series of federal actions designed to lay the groundwork for a strong, self-sustaining home energy efficiency retrofit industry. The initiatives being announced will address recommendations from the October 2009 Middle Class Task Force Recovery Through Retrofit report. The Vice President will be joined by CEQ Chair Nancy Sutley, Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis, and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan.

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Task Order Awarded for Audit and Review Services | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Task Order Awarded for Audit and Review Services Task Order Awarded for Audit and Review Services Task Order Awarded for Audit and Review Services September 28, 2012 - 12:00pm Addthis Media Contact Bill Taylor bill.taylor@srs.gov 803-952-8564 Cincinnati - The Department of Energy today awarded a Task Order to KPMG, LLP of McLean, VA for audit/review services that will cover a wide range of auditing services. These services will include: pricing proposals, requests for equitable adjustment, change order proposals, business systems (accounting, purchasing and billing systems), forward pricing rates, incurred costs audits, and terminations. Individual subtask orders will be placed for each specific assignment as needed from October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013. The total not-toexceed value of the task order is

410

DOE Awards Small Business Task Order for Technical Support to the Office of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

DOE Awards Small Business Task Order for Technical Support to the DOE Awards Small Business Task Order for Technical Support to the Office of Environmental Management DOE Awards Small Business Task Order for Technical Support to the Office of Environmental Management June 27, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis Media Contact Lynette Chafin, 513-246-0461 Lynette.Chafin@emcbc.doe.gov Cincinnati - The Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a task order for technical support services to TerranearPMC, LLC of Exton, Pennsylvania for support services to the DOE Office of Environmental Management. The Department will issue a time & materials task order with a two-year base period and a one-year option of performance period of three years issued from the master Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract with a not-to-exceed value of $2,497,805.40.

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DOE Awards Small Business Task Order for Technical Support to the Office of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

DOE Awards Small Business Task Order for Technical Support to the DOE Awards Small Business Task Order for Technical Support to the Office of Environmental Management DOE Awards Small Business Task Order for Technical Support to the Office of Environmental Management July 1, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis Media Contact Bill Taylor, 803-952-8564 bill.taylor@srs.gov Cincinnati - The Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a task order for technical support services to Boston Government Services, LLC of Lenoir City, Tennessee for support services to the DOE Office of Environmental Management. The time & materials task order will be issued from the master Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract with a $1 million value and a one-year period of performance. Boston Government Services, LLC is a small-disadvantaged business under the

412

Interagency Task Force on Carbon Capture and Storage | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Interagency Task Force on Carbon Interagency Task Force on Carbon Capture and Storage Interagency Task Force on Carbon Capture and Storage On February 3, 2010, President Obama sent a memorandum to the heads of fourteen Executive Departments and Federal Agencies establishing an Interagency Task Force on Carbon Capture and Storage. The goal was to develop a comprehensive and coordinated Federal strategy to speed the commercial development and deployment of clean coal technologies. The Task Force, co-chaired by the Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency, was charged with proposing a plan to overcome the barriers to the widespread, cost-effective deployment of CCS within 10 years, with a goal of bringing five to 10 commercial demonstration projects online by 2016. Final Report

413

Task Order Awarded for Audit and Review Services | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Task Order Awarded for Audit and Review Services Task Order Awarded for Audit and Review Services Task Order Awarded for Audit and Review Services September 28, 2012 - 12:00pm Addthis Media Contact Bill Taylor bill.taylor@srs.gov 803-952-8564 Cincinnati - The Department of Energy today awarded a Task Order to KPMG, LLP of McLean, VA for audit/review services that will cover a wide range of auditing services. These services will include: pricing proposals, requests for equitable adjustment, change order proposals, business systems (accounting, purchasing and billing systems), forward pricing rates, incurred costs audits, and terminations. Individual subtask orders will be placed for each specific assignment as needed from October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013. The total not-toexceed value of the task order is

414

Planning, Execution And Sensor-Based Reaction For Assembly Robotic Tasks  

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This paper deals with the implementation of an Intelligent Assembly Robotic System incorporating an interface with Computer Vision, an efficient Task Planning methodology and the execution of the planned task by a robot manipulator. Sensing capabilities are also used during task execution. The approach to Task Planning we are using is really very efficient, namely due to the choice of good heuristics and the early pruning of unnecessary paths during plan generation. The fastest plan and/or the best plan can be generated. This system analyses and solves some non-trivial problems which include geometric constraints, intelligent object handling, specific operations (e.g. regrasping), collision avoidance and the management of working area. Low level sensing is available during task monitoring and the system has been enhanced with reactive capabilities. In fact, due to these sensing features as well as local decision capabilities the system is able to immediately react, performing the appro...

Carlos Ramos; Eugnio Oliveira

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Pressurized fluidized-bed hydroretorting of eastern oil shales. Volume 1, Task 1, PFH scoping studies and Task 2, PFH optimization studies: Final report, September 1987--May 1991  

SciTech Connect

This project was conducted to establish the research base necessary to develop the new-generation pressurized fluidized-bed hydroretorting (PFH) process for retorting Eastern oil shales. The objective of Task 1, PFH Scoping Studies, was to determine the effects of process variables on Indiana New Albany shale product yields. The results of the lab-scale batch tests (Subtask 1.1) and lab-scale continuous tests (Subtask 1.2) were used in Task 2. The objective of Task 2, PFH Optimization Tests, was to obtain lab- and bench-scale data for optimizing the PFH process with six Eastern oil shales. Work in Task 2 included lab-scale batch tests with five key Eastern shales (Subtask 2.1), lab-scale continuous tests with the same five shales (Subtask 2.2), bench-scale tests with Indiana and Alabama shales (Subtask 2.3), and the analysis of data including development of carbon conversion and oil yield correlations (Subtask 2.4). Accomplishments for these tasks are presented in this report.

1992-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

416

Evaluation of Shortline Railroads & SNF/HLW Rail Shipment Inspections Tasked for the Transportation of Spent Nuclear Fuel  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Transportation Transportation Stakeholders National Transportation Stakeholders National Transportation Stakeholders National Transportation Stakeholders Forum Forum 2011 Annual Meeting 2011 Annual Meeting 2011 Annual Meeting 2011 Annual Meeting May 11, 2011 May 11, 2011 Evaluation of Shortline Railroads Evaluation of Shortline Railroads & & & & SNF/HLW Rail Shipment Inspections SNF/HLW Rail Shipment Inspections Tasked for the Transportation of Spent Nuclear Fuel Tasked for the Transportation of Spent Nuclear Fuel Evaluation of Shortline Railroads Evaluation of Shortline Railroads Evaluation of Shortline Railroads Evaluation of Shortline Railroads Task: Task: Task: Task: Identify Shortline Railroads Serving Nuclear Power Plants Identify Shortline Railroads Serving Nuclear Power Plants

417

Design criteria document, Fire Protection Task, K Basin Essential Systems Recovery, Project W-405  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The K Basin were constructed in the early 1950`s with a 20 year design life. The K Basins are currently in their third design life and are serving as a near term storage facility for irradiated N Reactor fuel until an interim fuel storage solution can be implemented. In April 1994, Project W-405, K Basin Essential Systems Recovery, was established to address (among other things) the immediate fire protection needs of the 100K Area. A Fire Barrier Evaluation was performed for the wall between the active and inactive areas of the 105KE and 105KW buildings. This evaluation concludes that the wall is capable of being upgraded to provide an equivalent level of fire resistance as a qualified barrier having a fire resistance rating of 2 hours. The Fire Protection Task is one of four separate Tasks included within the scope of Project W405, K Basin Essential systems Recovery. The other three Tasks are the Water Distribution System Task, the Electrical System Task, and the Maintenance Shop/Support Facility Task. The purpose of Project W-405`s Fire Protection Task is to correct Life Safety Code (NFPA 101) non-compliances and to provide fire protection features in Buildings 105KE, 105KW and 190KE that are essential for assuring the safe operation and storage of spent nuclear fuel at the 100K Area Facilities` Irradiated Fuel Storage Basins (K Basins).

Johnson, B.H.

1994-12-14T23:59:59.000Z

418

Dashboard Task Monitor for managing ATLAS user analysis on the Grid  

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The organization of the distributed user analysis on the Worldwide LHC Computing Grid (WLCG) infrastructure is one of the most challenging tasks among the computing activities at the Large Hadron Collider. The Experiment Dashboard offers a solution that not only monitors but also manages (kill, resubmit) user tasks and jobs via a web interface. The ATLAS Dashboard Task Monitor provides analysis users with a tool that is independent of the operating system and GRID environment . This contribution describes the functionality of the application and its implementation details, in particular authentication, authorization and audit of the management operations.

Sargsyan, L; The ATLAS collaboration; Jha, M; Karavakis, E; Kokoszkiewicz, L; Saiz, P; Schovancova, J; Tuckett, D

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

419

Dashboard Task Monitor for managing ATLAS user analysis on the Grid  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The organization of the distributed user analysis on the Worldwide LHC Computing Grid (WLCG) infrastructure is one of the most challenging tasks among the computing activities at the Large Hadron Collider. The Experiment Dashboard offers a solution that not only monitors but also manages (kill, resubmit) user tasks and jobs via a web interface. The ATLAS Dashboard Task Monitor provides analysis users with a tool that is operating system and GRID environment independent. This contribution describes the functionality of the application and its implementation details, in particular authentication, authorization and audit of the management operations.

Sargsyan, L; The ATLAS collaboration; Jha, M; Karavakis, E; Kokoszkiewicz, L; Saiz, P; Schovancova, J; Tuckett, D

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

420

Application of Physiological Self-Regulation and Adaptive Task Allocation Techniques for Controlling Operator Hazardous States of Awareness  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Prinzel, Hadley, Freeman, & Mikulka (1997) found that adaptive task allocation significantly enhanced performance only when used at the endpoints of the task workload continuum (i.e., very low or high workload), but that the technique degraded performance ...

III Lawrence J. Prinzel; Pope Alan T.; Freeman Frederick G.

2001-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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421

Comparing crowd-based, game-based, and machine-based approaches in initial query and query refinement tasks  

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Human computation techniques have demonstrated their ability to accomplish portions of tasks that machine-based techniques find difficult. Query refinement is a task that may benefit from human involvement. We conduct an experiment that evaluates the ...

Christopher G. Harris; Padmini Srinivasan

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

422

3.4 Task 4 12% Efficient Wrap-around Cell  

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closer to 50 Qsquare. This work effort will be connected with Task 25 activities as wel l. In addition, a further advance will be in the decal formation and application...

423

Oil Independent Oakland Action Plan: Recommendations by the OIO Task Force  

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Oil Independent Oakland Action Plan: Recommendations by the OIO Task Force Oil Independent Oakland Action Plan: Recommendations by the OIO Task Force to the City of Oakland to Reduce its Dependence on Oil Speaker(s): James Lutz Date: March 21, 2008 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3122 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Galen Barbose To avoid major disruptions anticipated by Peak Oil, the OIO Task Force recommends that the City of Oakland begin making a series of changes to reduce its dependence on oil in both the near term and long term. Many of the changes the Task Force recommends will take many years to implement but will have significant long term benefits that will help the City to avert potentially catastrophic economic, infrastructure and social repercussions. Given the long lead times required to change such things as transportation

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Small Business TerranearPMC Awarded $2 Million Task Order | Department of  

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TerranearPMC Awarded $2 Million Task Order TerranearPMC Awarded $2 Million Task Order Small Business TerranearPMC Awarded $2 Million Task Order July 5, 2013 - 10:45am Addthis TerranearPMC at work on anomaly sampling in the 300 Area of Hanford. TerranearPMC at work on anomaly sampling in the 300 Area of Hanford. TerranearPMC is no stranger to working with the government. These graduates of the Department's Mentor Protégé Program founded their company with eye towards working in federal marketplace, with employees who had background in government contracting and some initial business savvy in what the agencies needed. Their insight paid off again last month, when the Office of Environmental Management awarded them a $2 million task order for technical support services. Spanning two years and a one year option extension, this

425

Report of the Infrastructure Task Force of the Nuclear Energy Research  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

of the Infrastructure Task Force of the Nuclear Energy of the Infrastructure Task Force of the Nuclear Energy Research Advisory Committee Report of the Infrastructure Task Force of the Nuclear Energy Research Advisory Committee On October 1, 2002 the DOE Nuclear Energy Research Advisory Committee was asked to provide specific, focused updates to its Nuclear Science and Technology Infrastructure Roadmap and review the specific issues at the DOE key nuclear energy research and development (R&D) laboratories. This activity was assigned to a five-member Infrastructure Task Force (ITF). After receiving extensive written materials from DOE, the Idaho Nuclear Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL) and Argonne National Laboratory-West (ANL-W), on November 6-8, 2002 the ITF visited the Idaho site and received briefings and tours of the INEEL and ANL-W facilities.

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Survey and analyze the business conditions of the solar industry, June-July 1981. Task I  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Progress is reported on the following tasks: surveying and analyzing the business conditions of the solar industry, administrative analysis of solar system product certification standards and codes, and solar industry advertising guidelines. (MHR)

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1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

427

From an executive network to executive control: A computational model of the n-back task  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A paradigmatic test of executive control, the n-back task, is known to recruit a widely distributed parietal, frontal, and striatal "executive network," and is thought to require an equally wide array of executive functions. The mapping of functions ...

Christopher H. Chatham; Seth A. Herd; Angela M. Brant; Thomas E. Hazy; Akira Miyake; Randy O'Reilly; Naomi P. Friedman

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

428

Medical Assisting Medical Assistants perform routine administrative and clinical tasks to keep the offices of physi-  

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Medical Assisting Medical Assistants perform routine administrative and clinical tasks to keep. Medical assis- patients for x-rays, take electrocardiograms, remove sutures, and change dressings. Medical Description: Medical Assisting Associate of Applied Science (4 semesters after prerequisites are complet

Crone, Elizabeth

429

Learning the structure of task-driven human-human dialogs  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Data-driven techniques have been used for many computational linguistics tasks. Models derived from data are generally more robust than hand-crafted systems since they better reflect the distribution of the phenomena being modeled. With the availability ...

Srinivas Bangalore; Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio; Amanda Stent

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

430

Cognitive Task Analysis of Business Jet Pilots'' Weather Flying Behaviors: Preliminary Results  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report presents preliminary findings from a cognitive task analysis (CTA) of business aviation piloting. Results describe challenging weather-related aviation decisions and the information and cues used to support these decisions. Further, these ...

Latorella Kara A.; Pliske Rebecca; Hutton Robert; Chrenka Jason

2001-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

431

Task pool teams implementation of the master equation approach for random sierpinski carpets  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We consider the use of task pool teams in implementation of the master equation on random Sierpinski carpets. Though the basic idea of dynamic storage of the probability density reported earlier applies straightforward to random carpets, the randomized ...

K. H. Hoffmann; M. Hofmann; G. Rnger; S. Seeger

2006-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

432

Proceedings from EPRI's Improve Overall Substations Maintenance (37B) & HVCB Life Management (37F) Task Force  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

EPRI's Improve Overall Substations Maintenance (37B) and High Voltage Circuit Breaker (HVCB) Life Management (37F) Task Force met December 5, 2007, in San Antonio, Texas. This technical update contains the proceedings of the meeting.

2008-02-04T23:59:59.000Z

433

Code in the air: simplifying sensing and coordination tasks on smartphones  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A growing class of smartphone applications are tasking applications that run continuously, process data from sensors to determine the user's context (such as location) and activity, and optionally trigger certain actions when the right conditions ...

Lenin Ravindranath; Arvind Thiagarajan; Hari Balakrishnan; Samuel Madden

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

434

A study of gestures in a video-mediated collaborative assembly task  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper presents the results of an experimental investigation of two gesture representations (overlaying hands and cursor pointer) in a video-mediated scenario--remote collaboration on physical task. Our study assessed the relative value of the two ...

Leila Alem; Jane Li

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

435

Suboptimal Assessment of Interunit Task Interdependence: Modes of Integration and Information Processing for Coordination Performance  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This investigation extends previous research on cross-functional integration. Building on earlier theoretical development, a graduated sequence of modes of integration is tested in relation to interunit task interdependence in a global logistics support ... Keywords: coordination, integration, interdependence, uncertainty

J. Daniel Sherman; Robert T. Keller

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

436

Preliminary report from the Task Force on detector R&D for the SSC  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Task Force has so far evaluated the R&D efforts required in the following categories: and are briefly discussed on the paper: Tracking devices; calorimetry; electronics; data acquisition; triggering; computing; muon detection; and new techniques.

NONE

1985-05-23T23:59:59.000Z

437

Scheduling algorithm: tasks scheduling algorithm for multiple processors with dynamic reassignment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Distributed computing systems [DCSs] offer the potential for improved performance and resource sharing. To make the best use of the computational power available, it is essential to assign the tasks dynamically to that processor whose characteristics ...

Pradeep Kumar Yadav; M. P. Singh; Harendra Kumar

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

438

The Effect of Cingulate Cortex Lesions on Task Switching and Working Memory  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Anatomic interconnections between the prefrontal and anterior cingulate cortices suggest that these areas may have similar functions. Here we report the effect of anterior cingulate removal on task switching, error monitoring, and working memory. Neuroimaging ...

M. F. S. Rushworth; K. A. Hadland; D. Gaffan; R. E. Passingham

2003-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

439

Engineering Task Plan for Water Supply for RMCS Spray Wash Trailer  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This ETP defines the task and deliverables associated with the design, fabrication and testing of an improved spray wash system for the Rotary Mode Core Sampling (RMCS)Spray Wash Trailer.

BOGER, R.M.

2000-04-20T23:59:59.000Z

440

Improving visio-motor coordination in non-dominant hands through tracing tasks  

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Visuo-motor skills are essential in the performance of various everyday tasks. These skills can be impaired in several neurological conditions. Effective rehabilitation schemes are needed in order to improve visuo-motor ...

Eisenstat, Zachary M. (Zachary Miles)

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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441

Empirical Analysis of EEG and ERPs for Pyschophysiological Adaptive Task Allocation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The present study was designed to test the efficacy of using Electroencephalogram (EEG) and Event-Related Potentials (ERPs) for making task allocation decisions. Thirty-six participants were randomly assigned to an experimental, yoked, or control group ...

III Lawrence J. Prinzel; Pope Alan T.; Freeman Frederick G.; Scerbo Mark W.; Mikulka Peter J.

2001-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

442

EPRI CCAPI Task Force, Generic Interface Definition (GID): DRAFT-API Design for GID  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This document reviews a common data access application program interface (API) which is supported by EPRI's Control Center Application Program Interface's (CCAPI) Task Force. The CCAPI Task Force is charged with producing standards to facilitate the integration of energy management system (EMS) applications developed independently or between an EMS system and other systems concerned with different aspects of power system operations, such as generation or distribution management systems (DMS). This is acc...

2000-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

443

Generic Job and Task Analysis: Handling Planned Outages and Hot Line Work  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Switching safety and reliability are ongoing concerns in the utility industry. This report summarizes the results of a generic job and task analysis for planned switching and tagging involving the deenergization of electric utility lines and equipment and for the switching and tagging associated with hot line work. The results of this job and task analysis provide utilities with an opportunity to compare their own practices with practices employed by other utilities.

2002-08-30T23:59:59.000Z

444

Computational Modeling and Assessment of Nanocoatings for Ultrasupercritcal Boilers Task 4: Fireside Corrosion Testing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Fireside corrosion of boiler waterwalls continues to be the number one issue resulting in forced outages and boiler unavailability for conventional coal-fired fossil power plants. Future plants, operating at ultrasupercritical steam conditions, will be subject to even higher temperatures, which might accelerate fireside corrosion in waterwall and superheater/reheater components. This report documents the initial testing for the fourth task of a six-task projectjointly sponsored by the Electric Power Rese...

2010-05-20T23:59:59.000Z

445

MANAGING UNCERTAINTIES ASSOCIATED WITH RADIOACTIVE WASTE DISPOSAL: TASK GROUP 4 OF THE IAEA PRISM PROJECT  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

It is widely recognized that the results of safety assessment calculations provide an important contribution to the safety arguments for a disposal facility, but cannot in themselves adequately demonstrate the safety of the disposal system. The safety assessment and a broader range of arguments and activities need to be considered holistically to justify radioactive waste disposal at any particular site. Many programs are therefore moving towards the production of what has become known as a Safety Case, which includes all of the different activities that are conducted to demonstrate the safety of a disposal concept. Recognizing the growing interest in the concept of a Safety Case, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is undertaking an intercomparison and harmonization project called PRISM (Practical Illustration and use of the Safety Case Concept in the Management of Near-surface Disposal). The PRISM project is organized into four Task Groups that address key aspects of the Safety Case concept: Task Group 1 - Understanding the Safety Case; Task Group 2 - Disposal facility design; Task Group 3 - Managing waste acceptance; and Task Group 4 - Managing uncertainty. This paper addresses the work of Task Group 4, which is investigating approaches for managing the uncertainties associated with near-surface disposal of radioactive waste and their consideration in the context of the Safety Case. Emphasis is placed on identifying a wide variety of approaches that can and have been used to manage different types of uncertainties, especially non-quantitative approaches that have not received as much attention in previous IAEA projects. This paper includes discussions of the current results of work on the task on managing uncertainty, including: the different circumstances being considered, the sources/types of uncertainties being addressed and some initial proposals for approaches that can be used to manage different types of uncertainties.

Seitz, R.

2011-03-02T23:59:59.000Z

446

An Iterative Algorithm for Battery-Aware Task Scheduling on Portable Computing Platforms  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this work we consider battery powered portable systems which either have Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA) or voltage and frequency scalable processors as their main processing element. An application is modeled in the form of a precedence task graph at a coarse level of granularity. We assume that for each task in the task graph several unique design-points are available which correspond to different hardware implementations for FPGAs and different voltage-frequency combinations for processors. It is assumed that performance and total power consumption estimates for each design-point are available for any given portable platfrom, including the peripheral components such as memory and display power usage. We present an iterative heuristic algorithm which finds a sequence of tasks along with an appropriate design-point for each task, such that a deadline is met and the amount of battery energy used is as small as possible. A detailed illustrative example along with a case study of a real-world applicati...

Khan, Jawad

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

447

Generation IV Nuclear Energy Systems Construction Cost Reductions through the Use of Virtual Environments - Task 4 Report: Virtual Mockup Maintenance Task Evaluation  

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Task 4 report of 3 year DOE NERI-sponsored effort evaluating immersive virtual reality (CAVE) technology for design review, construction planning, and maintenance planning and training for next generation nuclear power plants. Program covers development of full-scale virtual mockups generated from 3D CAD data presented in a CAVE visualization facility. This report focuses on using Full-scale virtual mockups for nuclear power plant training applications.

Timothy Shaw; Anthony Baratta; Vaughn Whisker

2005-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

448

Hawaii energy strategy project 2: Fossil energy review. Task 3 -- Greenfield options: Prospects for LNG use  

SciTech Connect

This paper begins with an overview of the Asia-Pacific LNG market, its major players, and the likely availability of LNG supplies in the region. The discussion then examines the possibilities for the economic supply of LNG to Hawaii, the potential Hawaiian market, and the viability of an LNG project on Oahu. This survey is far from a complete technical assessment or an actual engineering/feasibility study. The economics alone cannot justify LNG`s introduction. The debate may continue as to whether fuel diversification and environmental reasons can outweigh the higher costs. Several points are made. LNG is not a spot commodity. Switching to LNG in Hawaii would require a massive, long-term commitment and substantial investments. LNG supplies are growing very tight in the Asia-Pacific region. Some of the environmental benefits of LNG are not entirely relevant in Hawaii because Hawaii`s air quality is generally excellent. Any air quality benefits may be more than counterbalanced by the environmental hazards connected with large-scale coastal zone construction, and by the safety hazards of LNG carriers, pipelines, etc. Lastly, LNG is not suitable for all energy uses, and is likely to be entirely unsuitable for neighbor island energy needs.

Breazeale, K. [ed.; Fesharaki, F.; Fridley, D.; Pezeshki, S.; Wu, K.

1993-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

449

Term Contract Listing TC Number Commodity/Service TC Number Commodity/Service  

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/Microwave Replacement Units 889 Air Charter for Football 867 Moving Services, Household/Commercial 890 Air Charter) 420 Animals, Laboratory 415 Pall Corporation Proprietary Products 820 Asbestos Abatement (Hazardous) Consulting 525 Paper, Fine, Duplicating, Print 815 Asbestos and Lead Abatement, Full Service 515 Parking

Papautsky, Ian

450

IEA Wind Task 26 - Multi-national Case Study of the Financial Cost of Wind  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

IEA Wind Task 26 - Multi-national Case Study of the Financial Cost of Wind IEA Wind Task 26 - Multi-national Case Study of the Financial Cost of Wind Energy, Work Package 1, Final Report Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: IEA Wind Task 26 - Multi-national Case Study of the Financial Cost of Wind Energy, Work Package 1, Final Report Agency/Company /Organization: National Renewable Energy Laboratory Partner: International Energy Agency Sector: Energy Focus Area: Wind Topics: Market analysis, Technology characterizations Resource Type: Case studies/examples, Dataset, Technical report Website: nrelpubs.nrel.gov/Webtop/ws/nich/www/public/Record?rpp=25&upp=0&m=2&w= Country: Denmark, United States, Spain, Netherlands, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland Cost: Free UN Region: Northern America, Northern Europe, Western Europe

451

DOE Awards Task Order Modification for Support Services to Office of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Modification for Support Services to Office Modification for Support Services to Office of Environmental Management DOE Awards Task Order Modification for Support Services to Office of Environmental Management March 11, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis Media Contact Lynette Chafin, 513-246-0461 Lynette.Chafin@emcbc.doe.gov Cincinnati - The Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a modification to Task Order DE-DT0005235 to J.G. Management Systems, Inc. of Grand Junction, CO for administrative and program analytical support for the Office of Environmental Management. The task order was awarded under Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) Master Contract. The modification is valued at approximately $3.1M over three years including a one-year base period and two one-year option periods. J.G. Management Systems, Inc. is a small-disadvantaged business

452

EM Employee Serves Military in Afghanistan, Manages $5.8 Billion Army Task  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Employee Serves Military in Afghanistan, Manages $5.8 Billion Employee Serves Military in Afghanistan, Manages $5.8 Billion Army Task Order EM Employee Serves Military in Afghanistan, Manages $5.8 Billion Army Task Order February 27, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis James Hawkins James Hawkins BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan - EM employee James Hawkins is currently serving the U.S. military in Afghanistan, where he is administering a $5.8 billion task order for the Army. A major in the U.S. Air Force Reserves, Hawkins is an administrative contracting officer for the Defense Contract Management Agency, a component of the Defense Department that directly contributes to the military readiness of the U.S. and its allies. Hawkins is an acquisition planning manager and procurement analyst in the Office of Procurement Planning in EM's Office of Acquisition and Project

453

Leakage-Aware Reallocation for Periodic Real-Time Tasks on Multicore Processors  

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It is an increasingly important issue to reduce the energy consumption of computing systems. In this paper, we consider partition based energy-aware scheduling of periodic real-time tasks on multicore processors. The scheduling exploits dynamic voltage scaling (DVS) and core sleep scheduling to reduce both dynamic and leakage energy consumption. If the overhead of core state switching is non-negligible, however, the performance of this scheduling strategy in terms of energy efficiency might degrade. To achieve further energy saving, we extend the static task scheduling with run-time task reallocation. The basic idea is to aggregate idle time among cores so that as many cores as possible could be put into sleep in a way that the overall energy consumption is reduced. Simulation results show that the proposed approach results in up to 20% energy saving over traditional leakage-aware DVS.

Huang, Hongtao; Wang, Jijie; Lei, Siyu; Wu, Guowei

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

454

Underground Test Area Subproject Phase I Data Analysis Task. Volume VII - Tritium Transport Model Documentation Package  

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Volume VII of the documentation for the Phase I Data Analysis Task performed in support of the current Regional Flow Model, Transport Model, and Risk Assessment for the Nevada Test Site Underground Test Area Subproject contains the tritium transport model documentation. Because of the size and complexity of the model area, a considerable quantity of data was collected and analyzed in support of the modeling efforts. The data analysis task was consequently broken into eight subtasks, and descriptions of each subtask's activities are contained in one of the eight volumes that comprise the Phase I Data Analysis Documentation.

None

1996-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

455

Underground Test Area Subproject Phase I Data Analysis Task. Volume IV - Hydrologic Parameter Data Documentation Package  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Volume IV of the documentation for the Phase I Data Analysis Task performed in support of the current Regional Flow Model, Transport Model, and Risk Assessment for the Nevada Test Site Underground Test Area Subproject contains the hydrologic parameter data. Because of the size and complexity of the model area, a considerable quantity of data was collected and analyzed in support of the modeling efforts. The data analysis task was consequently broken into eight subtasks, and descriptions of each subtask's activities are contained in one of the eight volumes that comprise the Phase I Data Analysis Documentation.

None

1996-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

456

Welcome to the second edition of C&W's Energy and Sustainability Task Force Ne  

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second edition of C&W's Energy and Sustainability Task Force Newsletter. This second edition of C&W's Energy and Sustainability Task Force Newsletter. This publication illustrates how C&W is delivering on its commitment to enhance the environmental performance of commercial real estate. C&W Managed Properties Earn LEED Volume Certification In January 2010, 18 properties under C&W management earned LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification utilizing the U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) Portfolio Program and volume certification process. More than half of the properties certified at the Platinum and Gold levels. Working closely with our clients, C&W is

457

Engineering task plan for Tanks 241-AN-103, 104, 105 color video camera systems  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This Engineering Task Plan (ETP) describes the design, fabrication, assembly, and installation of the video camera systems into the vapor space within tanks 241-AN-103, 104, and 105. The one camera remotely operated color video systems will be used to observe and record the activities within the vapor space. Activities may include but are not limited to core sampling, auger activities, crust layer examination, monitoring of equipment installation/removal, and any other activities. The objective of this task is to provide a single camera system in each of the tanks for the Flammable Gas Tank Safety Program.

Kohlman, E.H.

1994-11-17T23:59:59.000Z

458

Conference-EC-US Task Force Joint US-EU Workshop on Metabolomics and Environmental Biotechnology  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Since 1990, the EC-US Task Force on Biotechnology Research has been coordinating transatlantic efforts to guide and exploit the ongoing revolution in biotechnology and the life sciences. The Task Force was established in June 1990 by the European Commission and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. The Task Force has acted as an effective forum for discussion, coordination, and development of new ideas for the last 18 years. Task Force members are European Commission and US Government science and technology administrators who meet annually to enhance communication across the Atlantic, and to encourage collaborative research. Through sponsoring workshops, and other activities, the Task Force also brings together scientific leaders and early career researchers from both sides of the Atlantic to forecast research challenges and opportunities and to promote better links between researchers. Over the years, by keeping a focus on the future of science, the Task Force has played a key role in establishing a diverse range of emerging scientific fields, including biodiversity research, neuroinformatics, genomics, nanobiotechnology, neonatal immunology, transkingdom molecular biology, biologically-based fuels, and environmental biotechnology. The EC-US Task Force has sponsored a number of Working Groups on topics of mutual transatlantic interest. The idea to create a Working Group on Environmental Biotechnology research was discussed in the Task Force meeting of October 1993. The EC-US Working Group on Environmental Biotechnology set as its mission 'To train the next generation of leaders in environmental biotechnology in the United States and the European Union to work collaboratively across the Atlantic.' Since 1995, the Working Group supported three kinds of activities, all of which focus one early career scientists: (1) Workshops on the use of molecular methods and genomics in environmental biotechnology; (2) Short courses with theoretical, laboratory and field elements; and (3) Short term exchange fellowships. The short term exchange fellowships were created to enable young scientists to develop collaborations with colleagues across the Atlantic and to learn a new skill or expertise in the area of environmental biotechnology.

PI: Lily Y. Young Co-PI: Gerben J. Zylstra

2009-06-04T23:59:59.000Z

459

Underground Test Area Subproject Phase I Data Analysis Task. Volume VIII - Risk Assessment Documentation Package  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Volume VIII of the documentation for the Phase I Data Analysis Task performed in support of the current Regional Flow Model, Transport Model, and Risk Assessment for the Nevada Test Site Underground Test Area Subproject contains the risk assessment documentation. Because of the size and complexity of the model area, a considerable quantity of data was collected and analyzed in support of the modeling efforts. The data analysis task was consequently broken into eight subtasks, and descriptions of each subtask's activities are contained in one of the eight volumes that comprise the Phase I Data Analysis Documentation.

None

1996-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

460

DOE Awards Task Order for Disposal of Los Alamos National Laboratory Waste  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Cincinnati - The Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a task order in support of the Los Alamos National Laboratory Legacy Waste Project to Waste Control Specialists (WCS) of Andrews, Texas under the Environmental Management (EM) Low-Level and Mixed Low-Level Waste Disposal Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) Master Contract. The award is a firm, fixed-price task order, based on pre-established rates with a $1.29 million value and has a one-year performance period.

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461

Multiple-task services for the Division of Geothermal Energy's hydrothermal-resources program. Annual report, November 1980-October 1981  

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Work performed on two general tasks, resource definition and technical assistance, is reviewed briefly. (MHR)

1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

462

How do learners respond to pedagogical agents that deliver social-oriented non-task messages? Impact on student learning, perceptions, and experiences  

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In this paper, I investigate the impact of non-task pedagogical agent behavior on learning outcomes, perceptions of agents' interaction ability, and learner experiences. Quasi-experimental results indicate that while the addition of non-task comments ... Keywords: Human-computer interaction, Learner experience, Non-task interactions, Off-task interactions, Pedagogical agents, Uncanny valley effect

George Veletsianos

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

463

The Role of Personality and Mood in Music-Use During a High-Cognitive Demand Task.  

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??The purpose of this thesis was to investigate the ways in which individuals use music during a high-cognitive demand task computer programming. This thesis (more)

Panayides, Andrew

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

464

Engineering Task Plan (ETN-98-0007) Preparation of the Long Length Contaminated Equipment Transport System (LLCETS) for Deployment  

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This task plan addresses the scope, schedule, and deliverables associated with preparation of the Long Length Contaminated Equipment Transport System for deployment in the Tank Farms.

BOGER, R.M.

2000-04-07T23:59:59.000Z

465

FY 2005 Midyear Progress Report on Solar Radiometry and Metrology Task PVC57301: October 1, 2004 to March 15, 2005  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report documents technical details for work performed in the Solar Radiometry and Metrology Task PVC57301 in the period from October 1 2004 to March 15 2005.

Myers, D. R.; Stoffel, T. L.; Andreas, A. A.; Wilcox, S. M.; Reda, I.; Anderberg, M.; Gottsef, P.; Kay, B.

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

466

Environment modification in a simulated human-robot interaction task:: experimentation and analysis  

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This paper describes a novel approach to human-robot interaction, in which a user modifies a robot's environment to constrain its actions, rather than programming its controller. An HRI simulation of a maze navigation task is presented. An empirical ... Keywords: external representation, human-robot interaction, simulation

Robert St. Amant; David B. Christian

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

467

Models of and experiments with reaching tasks in haptic virtual environments  

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The paper presents an analysis of human reaching movements in manipulation of flexible objects. To predict the trajectory of human hand we resort to two models, the lowest polynomial order model for the hand movement and the minimum hand jerk model. ... Keywords: dynamic environment, haptic interface, human movements, modeling, reaching task

Mikhail Svinin; Igor Goncharenko

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

468

Report of the State Geothermal Resources Task Force, State of California  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The State Geothermal Resources Task Force has investigated the status of geothermal resources and development in California and in this report offers recommendations for overcoming obstacles facing increased utilization of this significant natural resource. For the most part, these recommendations are short-term solutions to immediate problems and would not radically change the roles of governmental agencies currently regulating geothermal development. The Task Force concludes that geothermal operations have been hindered by the lack of a statewide policy on geothermal development. This has resulted in instances where industry has been forced to comply with conflicting governmental policies toward geothermal energy development and environmental protection. The Task Force therefore recommends legislation establishing a statewide policy to encourage geothermal development consistent with environmental quality standards. In addition to geothermal resources suitable for the production of electrical power, California has extensive undeveloped hot water reservoirs suitable for direct thermal applications. The Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission and the US Geological Survey have concluded that these resources, if developed, could make a significant contribution to satisfying California's energy needs. The Task Force therefore recommends establishing a statewide policy to encourage the use of non-electric hot water geothermal resources for commercial and non-commercial uses where the development is consistent with environmental quality concerns.

Warburg, Judith; Kirkham, Bill; Hannon, Theodore

1978-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

469

Pre-processing task for integration of semi-structured data in decision-support system  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, we present a new pre-processing method in a Human Resource management context in order to prepare data to a Reasoning task. Our preprocessing relies both on the structure of the document and the information that it contains. Thanks to ... Keywords: RuleML, XML, data pre-processing, expert systems

A. Duffoux; B. Duval; S. Loiseau

2007-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

470

Scheduling Heterogeneous Delay Tolerant Tasks in Smart Grid with Renewable Energy  

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1 Scheduling Heterogeneous Delay Tolerant Tasks in Smart Grid with Renewable Energy Shengbo Chen sources of energy (e.g., harvested renewable energy), and allow for dynamic electricity price, or a business, which is equipped with renewable energy devices when electrical appliances allow different levels

Sinha, Prasun

471

Online scheduling of pick-up and delivery tasks in hospitals  

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Objective: The aim of this study was to develop an algorithm for scheduling pick-up and delivery tasks in hospitals. The number of jobs and the dynamic nature of the problem, in having jobs arriving over time, makes the use of information technology ... Keywords: Decision making, Graph theory, Operations research, Personnel staffing and scheduling, Transportation of patients

Christian Fiegl; Carsten Pontow

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

472

The french kitchen: task-based learning in an instrumented kitchen  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Ubiquitous computing technologies have traditionally striven to augment objects and the environment with sensing capabilities to enable them to respond appropriately to the needs of the individuals in the environment. This paper considers how such technologies ... Keywords: building-people interaction, instrumented environment, situated interaction, task-based learning

Clare J. Hooper; Anne Preston; Madeline Balaam; Paul Seedhouse; Daniel Jackson; Cuong Pham; Cassim Ladha; Karim Ladha; Thomas Pltz; Patrick Olivier

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

473

Battery Aware Dynamic Scheduling For Periodic Task Graphs Venkat Rao1  

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Battery Aware Dynamic Scheduling For Periodic Task Graphs Venkat Rao1 , Nicolas Navet1 , Gaurav. of Electrical Engineering anshul@cse.iitd.ernet.in gswaran@ee.iitd.ernet.in Abstract Battery lifetime, a primary profile. This paper ex- plores how scheduling guidelines from battery models can help in extending battery

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

474

BATTERY AWARE TASK SCHEDULING FOR A SYSTEM-ON-A-CHIP USING VOLTAGE/CLOCK SCALING  

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BATTERY AWARE TASK SCHEDULING FOR A SYSTEM-ON-A-CHIP USING VOLTAGE/CLOCK SCALING Princey Chowdhury Engineering Tempe AZ 85287 ABSTRACT Battery lifetime is a critical parameter in the operation of mobile computing devices. The lifetime of such devices is directly dependent on the battery discharge profile

Chakrabarti, Chaitali

475

Technology survey and invalidity search: A comparative study of different tasks for Japanese patent document retrieval  

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A comparative study of two types of patent retrieval tasks, technology survey and invalidity search, using the NTCIR-3 and -4 test collections is described, with a focus on pseudo-feedback effectiveness and different retrieval models. Invalidity searches ... Keywords: Invalidity search, Language modeling approach to IR, Pseudo-feedback, Technology survey search, Test collection

Sumio Fujita

2007-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

476

Low Probability Tail Event Analysis and Mitigation in BPA Control Area: Task 2 Report  

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Task report detailing low probability tail event analysis and mitigation in BPA control area. Tail event refers to the situation in a power system when unfavorable forecast errors of load and wind are superposed onto fast load and wind ramps, or non-wind generators falling short of scheduled output, causing the imbalance between generation and load to become very significant.

Lu, Shuai; Makarov, Yuri V.; McKinstry, Craig A.; Brothers, Alan J.; Jin, Shuangshuang

2009-09-18T23:59:59.000Z

477

DOE Awards Task Order for Disposal of Los Alamos National Laboratory Waste  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Cincinnati - The Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a task order in support of the Los Alamos National Laboratory Legacy Waste Project to Waste Control Specialists (WCS) of Andrews, Texas under the Environmental Management (EM) Low-Level and Mixed Low-Level Waste Disposal Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) Master Contract.

478

Use case and task models: An integrated development methodology and its formal foundation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

User Interface (UI) development methods are poorly integrated with standard software engineering practice. The differences in terms of artifacts involved, development philosophies, and lifecycles can often result in inconsistent system and UI specifications ... Keywords: Use case models, conformance, integrated development methodology, task models, verification

Daniel Sinnig; Patrice Chalin; Ferhat Khendek

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

479

Recursive Learning of Genetic Algorithms with Task Decomposition and Varied Rule Set  

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Rule-based Genetic Algorithms (GAs) have been used in the application of pattern classification (Corcoran & Sen, 1994), but conventional GAs have weaknesses. First, the time spent on learning is long. Moreover, the classification accuracy achieved ... Keywords: Domain Decomposition, Ensemble Learning, Genetic Algorithms, Global Fitness, Local Fitness, Output Partitioning, Recursive Learning, Task Decomposition, Weak Learner

Lei Fang; Sheng-Uei Guan; Haofan Zhang

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

480

Bridging the communication gap: a user task vocabulary for multidisciplinary web development team  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The design of Web-based systems is specially characterized by the multidisciplinary nature of Web Development Teams (WDTs). Due to this multidisciplinary, WDT members use different terminology that can lead to misunderstanding along the development process ... Keywords: communication, interaction, misunderstanding, multidisciplinary, physical design, user task, web development team

Sara Tena; Paloma Daz; David Dez; Ignacio Aedo

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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AgentSpeak(XL): efficient intention selection in BDI agents via decision-theoretic task scheduling  

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This paper shows how to use a decision-theoretic task scheduler in order to automatically generate efficient intention selection functions for BDI agent-oriented programming languages. We concentrate here on the particular extensions to a known BDI language ... Keywords: BDI programming languages, decision-theoretic scheduling, intention selection

Rafael H. Bordini; Ana L. C. Bazzan; Rafael de O. Jannone; Daniel M. Basso; Rosa M. Vicari; Victor R. Lesser

2002-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

482

Underwater robots require adequate guidance and control to perform useful tasks. Visual  

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Abstract Underwater robots require adequate guidance and control to perform useful tasks. Visual trained by reinforcement learn- ing our aim is to enable an underwater robot to hold station on a reef technologies for underwater exploration and obser- vation. Our objectives are to enable underwater robots

483

Remote Food Shopping Robot System in a Supermarket Realization of the shopping task from remote places  

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the experimental result performed with the integrated system. Index Terms-- Remote shopping, Foods handling, Human dailylifeRemote shopping, Foods handling, Human dailylife I. INTRODUCTION In this research we focusedRemote Food Shopping Robot System in a Supermarket ­Realization of the shopping task from remote

Ohya, Akihisa

484

The IBM speech-to-speech translation system for smartphone: Improvements for resource-constrained tasks  

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This paper describes our recent improvements to IBM TRANSTAC speech-to-speech translation systems that address various issues arising from dealing with resource-constrained tasks, which include both limited amounts of linguistic resources and training ... Keywords: Low-resourced languages, Machine translation, Mobiles, Speech recognition, Speech-to-speech translation, Text-to-speech

Bowen Zhou; Xiaodong Cui; Songfang Huang; Martin Cmejrek; Wei Zhang; Jian Xue; Jia Cui; Bing Xiang; Gregg Daggett; Upendra Chaudhari; Sameer Maskey; Etienne Marcheret

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

485

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in a Finger-tapping Task Separates Motor from Timing  

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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in a Finger- tapping Task Separates Motor from Timing Mechanisms,3 , and Elisha Moses1 Abstract & We study the interplay between motor programs and their timing in the brain by using precise pulses of transcranial mag- netic stimulation (TMS) applied to the primary motor cortex

Moses, Elisha

486

CUB /Agency Totals 14 Task Agreements Agency PI Project Title Start Date End Date Budget  

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National Recreation Area 1970s aerial photograph collection into the Interior Collection Management $19,877.00 RMCESU: University of Colorado at Boulder/Agency Activity FY10 727Scale Analysis and Synthesis 01Sep10 28Feb12 $45,000.00 12 Task Agreements $387,426.00 US Geological Survey

Crone, Elizabeth

487

Environmental research on a modified in situ oil shale task process. Progress report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This report summarizes the progress of the US Department of Energy's Oil Shale Task Force in its research program at the Occidental Oil Shale, Inc. facility at Logan Wash, Colorado. More specifically, the Task Force obtained samples from Retort 3E and Retort 6 and submitted these samples to a variety of analyses. The samples collected included: crude oil (Retort 6); light oil (Retort 6); product water (Retort 6); boiler blowdown (Retort 6); makeup water (Retort 6); mine sump water; groundwater; water from Retorts 1 through 5; retort gas (Retort 6); mine air; mine dust; and spent shale core (Retort 3E). The locations of the sampling points and methods used for collection and storage are discussed in Chapter 2 (Characterization). These samples were then distributed to the various laboratories and universities participating in the Task Force. For convenience in organizing the data, it is useful to group the work into three categories: Characterization, Leaching, and Health Effects. While many samples still have not been analyzed and much of the data remains to be interpreted, there are some preliminary conclusions the Task Force feels will be helpful in defining future needs and establishing priorities. It is important to note that drilling agents other than water were used in the recovery of the core from Retort 3E. These agents have been analyzed (see Table 12 in Chapter 2) for several constituents of interest. As a result some of the analyses of this core sample and leachates must be considered tentative.

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1980-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

488

A Combined Adaptive Law for Fuzzy Iterative Learning Control of Nonlinear Systems With Varying Control Tasks  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

To deal with the iterative control of uncertain nonlinear systems with varying control tasks, nonzero initial resetting state errors, and nonrepeatable mismatched input disturbance, a new adaptive fuzzy iterative learning controller is proposed in this ... Keywords: Adaptive control, fuzzy system, iterative learning control (ILC), nonlinear systems

Chiang-Ju Chien

2008-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

489

Experimental Analysis of Task-based Energy Consumption in Cloud Computing Systems  

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this model, we have conducted extensive experiments to profile the energy consumption in cloud computingExperimental Analysis of Task-based Energy Consumption in Cloud Computing Systems Feifei Chen, John is that large cloud data centres consume large amounts of energy and produce significant carbon footprints

Schneider, Jean-Guy

490

Book Remote Browsing System using a Mobile Manipulator Task Accomplishment by Integrated Behaviors  

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/ , 21 Book Remote Browsing System using a Mobile Manipulator ­ Task Accomplishment by Integrated remote objects. A human uses the system to browse a book of a library from a remote location via. And we evaluated its performance through experimental results. Key Words: Access Media, Book Remote

Ohya, Akihisa

491

Energy- and performance-aware scheduling of tasks on parallel and distributed systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Enabled by high-speed networking in commercial, scientific, and government settings, the realm of high performance is burgeoning with greater amounts of computational and storage resources. Large-scale systems such as computational grids consume a significant ... Keywords: Energy-aware scheduling, dynamic power management, dynamic voltage and frequency scaling, task allocation algorithms

Hafiz Fahad Sheikh; Hengxing Tan; Ishfaq Ahmad; Sanjay Ranka; Phanisekhar Bv

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

492

Engineering Task Plan for Hose In Hose Transfer Lines for the Interim Stabilization Program  

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The document is the Engineering Task Plan for the engineering, design services, planning, project integration and management support for the design, modification, installation and testing of an over ground transfer (OGT) system to support the interim stabilization of S/SX and U Tank Farms.

TORRES, T.D.

2000-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

493

Engineering Task Plan for Hose In Hose Transfer Lines for the Interim Stabilization Program  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This document is the Engineering Task Plan for the engineering, design services, planning, project integration and management support for the design, modification, installation and testing of an over ground transfer (OGT) system to support the interim stabilization of nine tanks in the 241-S/SX Tank Farms.

RUNG, M.P.

2000-06-20T23:59:59.000Z

494

Power-aware task motion for enhancing dynamic range of embedded systems with renewable energy sources  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper we propose a novel scheduling framework for a dynamic real-time environment that experiences power consumption constraints. This framework is capable of dynamically adjusting the voltage/ speed of the system, such that no task in the system ...

Jinfeng Liu; Pai H. Chou; Nader Bagherzadeh

2002-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

495

Green Task Scheduling Algorithms with Speeds Optimization on Heterogeneous Cloud Servers  

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Currently, a large number of cloud computing servers waste a tremendous amount of energy and emit a considerable amount of carbon dioxide. Thus, it is necessary to significantly reduce pollution and substantially lower energy usage. This paper seeks ... Keywords: Green Computing, Task Scheduling, Energy Reduction, Power-Aware Methods, Pollution Reduction

Luna Mingyi Zhang; Keqin Li; Yan-Qing Zhang

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

496

An Efficient Battery-Aware Task Scheduling Methodology for Portable RC Platforms and Applications  

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Abstract. In this paper we present a simple yet efficient methodology for battery-aware task execution on FPGAs in portable Reconfigurable Computing (RC) platforms. We divide the reconfigurable area on an FPGA into several fixed reconfigurable slots called Configurable Tiles. We then schedule real-time tasks onto these tiles. Various schedules using different number of tiles are calculated off-line. These schedules along with their execution times are then sent to a run-time scheduler which dynamically decides, which schedule is the most battery efficient. By varying the number of tiles used for scheduling tasks, we can vary the battery usage and lifetime. We tested the methodology by running it on several different task graph structures and sizes, and report an average of 14 % and as high as 21%, less battery capacity used, as compared to nonoptimal execution. Finally, we present a case study where we implement a real-time face recognition algorithm on the iPACE-V1 [6] platform using the proposed methodology and observed 1.3 to 3.3 times improvement in battery life-time. 1

Jawad Khan; Ranga Vemuri

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

497

Why Task-Based Training is Superior to Traditional Training Methods  

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The risks of spreadsheet use do not just come from the misuse of formulae. As such, training needs to go beyond this technical aspect of spreadsheet use and look at the spreadsheet in its full business context. While standard training is by and large unable to do this, task-based training is perfectly suited to a contextual approach to training.

McGuire, Kath

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

498

Task-related encumbrance methodology in force-on-force agent-based simulation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Soldiers today are faced with a number of challenges related to the operational environment that impact task performance and overall mission effectiveness. With each additional piece of equipment, the individual Soldier's load increases, potentially ... Keywords: decision support, encumbrance, load, physiological characteristics

Cortney Eldridge; Mitha Andra; Alexander Kennedy; Adam Peloquin; Daniel Rice; Steven Yuhaski, Jr.

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

499

Hawaii Energy Strategy Project 2: Fossil Energy Review. Task IV. Scenario development and analysis  

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The Hawaii Energy Strategy (HES) Program is a seven-project effort led by the State of Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism (DBEDT) to investigate a wide spectrum of Hawaii energy issues. The East-West Center`s Program on Resources: Energy and Minerals, has been assigned HES Project 2, Fossil Energy Review, which focuses on fossil energy use in Hawaii and the greater regional and global markets. HES Project 2 has four parts: Task I (World and Regional Fossil Energy Dynamics) covers petroleum, natural gas, and coal in global and regional contexts, along with a discussion of energy and the environment. Task II (Fossil Energy in Hawaii) focuses more closely on fossil energy use in Hawaii: current utilization and trends, the structure of imports, possible future sources of supply, fuel substitutability, and energy security. Task III`s emphasis is Greenfield Options; that is, fossil energy sources not yet used in Hawaii. This task is divided into two sections: first, an in-depth {open_quotes}Assessment of Coal Technology Options and Implications for the State of Hawaii,{close_quotes} along with a spreadsheet analysis model, which was subcontracted to the Environmental Assessment and Information Sciences Division of Argonne National Laboratory; and second, a chapter on liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the Asia-Pacific market and the issues surrounding possible introduction of LNG into the Hawaii market.

Yamaguchi, N.D.; Breazeale, K. [ed.

1993-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

500

Task 6  

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Reporting Period: Oct 1, 2008 - Mar 31, 2013 North Slope Decision Support for Water Resource Planning and Management Principal Investigator: William Schnabel, University of Alaska Fairbanks Co-Investigators: Kelly Brumbelow, Texas A&M University Stephen Bourne, PBS&J Project Number: DE-NT0005683 Report Date: July 2013 Name and Address of Submitting Organization: University of Alaska Fairbanks Dr. William Schnabel Institute of Northern Engineering PO Box 755910 Fairbanks, Alaska 99775-5910 Acknowledgement Acknowledgment: "This material is based upon work supported by the Department of Energy under Award Number DE- NT0005683." Disclaimer This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States