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Event:COP17 Knowledge Broker Reception | Open Energy Information  

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COP17 Knowledge Broker Reception COP17 Knowledge Broker Reception Jump to: navigation, search Calendar.png COP17 Knowledge Broker Reception: 18.00-20.00 on 2011/12/05 An informal get together for Climate Knowledge Brokers attending COP. It's on the patio at the Oasis Centre. Join us for drinks and snacks. Oasis is only 10 minutes' walk from the conference centre and is on the No 3 bus route towards North Beach. Event Details Name COP17 Knowledge Broker Reception Date 2011/12/05 Time 18.00-20.00 Location Oasis Centre, 44 K.E. Masinga Road (44 Old Fort Road) Organizer Lisa McNamara (CDKN) Lisa.McNamara@cdkn.org Tags Climate Knowledge Broker Website Event Website Ret LikeLike UnlikeLike You like this.Sign Up to see what your friends like. rieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Event:COP17_Knowledge_Broker_Reception&oldid=391869

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Climate Knowledge Brokers Group | Open Energy Information  

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Climate Knowledge Brokers Group Climate Knowledge Brokers Group (Redirected from Knowledge Brokers Workshop) Jump to: navigation, search Home | 2013 Workshop | Previous Events | CKB Snapshots | Collaborative Projects | Shared Tools What is the CKB Group? The Climate Knowledge Brokers (CKB) Group is an emerging alliance of around 50 of the leading global, regional and national websites specialising in climate and development information. It brings together a diverse set of information players, from international organisations to research institutes, NGOs and good practice networks, and covers the full breadth of climate related themes. The focus is on primarily online initiatives, and those that play an explicit knowledge brokerage role, rather than being simply institutional websites. Its goal is to improve access to climate information by coordinating and

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Climate Knowledge Brokers Group | Open Energy Information  

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source source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Climate Knowledge Brokers Group Jump to: navigation, search Home | 2013 Workshop | Previous Events | CKB Snapshots | Collaborative Projects | Shared Tools What is the CKB Group? The Climate Knowledge Brokers (CKB) Group is an emerging alliance of around 50 of the leading global, regional and national websites specialising in climate and development information. It brings together a diverse set of information players, from international organisations to research institutes, NGOs and good practice networks, and covers the full breadth of climate related themes. The focus is on primarily online initiatives, and

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Event:Climate and Development Knowledge Brokers Workshop | Open Energy  

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Brokers Workshop Brokers Workshop Jump to: navigation, search Calendar.png Climate and Development Knowledge Brokers Workshop: on 2011/06/03 The workshop, convened by the UK Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), German International Cooperation (GIZ) and PIK, will bring together 20-25 of the leading global and regional initiatives involved in online knowledge brokerage work on climate and development. This will include a mix of web portals and other knowledge sharing platforms. The overarching objective of the workshop is to improve collaboration and knowledge sharing within the sector, in order to help reduce duplication of effort and better meet the needs of developing country information users. Event Details Name Climate and Development Knowledge Brokers Workshop

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Building a Knowledge Brokering System using social network analysis: A case study of the Korean financial industry  

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The importance of knowledge is increasing in our global and knowledge-based society. As a part of knowledge management, successful knowledge transfer can improve an organization's competitive advantages and increase an organization's valuable knowledge ... Keywords: Knowledge Brokering System, Knowledge management, Knowledge transfer, Social network analysis

Sungjin Kim; Euiho Suh; Youngjoon Jun

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Climate Knowledge Brokers Workshop Resources | Open Energy Information  

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2013.pdf Ci Grasp update presentation 2013.pdf Asia Pacific Adaptation Network - Regional Climate Change Adaptation Knowledge Platform Africa Adaptation - Knowledge Management...

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6.1 Cloud Management Broker  

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... the cloud-management-broker programming or human interface, and ... broker notifies cloud-user with error specifics or ... Transient errors can be retried ...

2010-11-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Insurance Brokers | Open Energy Information  

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in Palm Springs, California . References "Energy Insurance Brokers" Retrieved from "http:en.openei.orgwindex.php?titleEnergyInsuranceBrokers&oldid344864" Categories:...

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HiggsReception  

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GREAT CELEBRITY RECEPTION: HIGGS SIMULATION GREAT CELEBRITY RECEPTION: HIGGS SIMULATION FOR THE TEACHER DESCRIPTION In an effort to make the classic Higgs mechanism party analogy more interactive, this simulation is set up for 20-40 students. This is also a great opportunity to develop student understanding of inertia. Teachers could introduce the party cartoon before the doing the simulation before this activity, but I believe after is better. STANDARDS National Science Education Standards (U.S. National Research Council) * Physical Science Content Standard B: As a result of the activities . . . students should develop an understanding of: o Motion and forces. o Interactions of energy and matter. LEARNING OUTCOMES * Describe mass in terms of the relative acceleration of an object.

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Climate Knowledge Brokers Group List Serve | Open Energy Information  

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World Food Programme Cox, Sadie NREL Dupar, Mairi ODI Dwivedi, Kiran Centre for Science and Environment Drunet, Nicolas ENDA-TM Dyoulgerov, Milen F. World Bank Ebinger, Jane...

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'Pirate' radio, convergence and reception in Zimbabwe  

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Using a qualitative research approach, this study examines the appropriation of digital technologies and their implications for the reception of the so-called 'pirate' radio in Zimbabwe. It specifically explores how the use of the Internet (and its associated ... Keywords: Convergence, Internet, Mobile phone, Oral tradition, Pirate radio, Reception, SMS, SW Radio Africa, Studio 7, Zimbabwe

Hayes Mawindi Mabweazara

2013-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Broker-Based Secure Negotiation of Intellectual Property Rights  

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In the area of e-commerce of multimedia content, protection and management of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) is a key issue. Using a broker as intermediary between copyrighted material purchasers and content providers helps, apart from increasing ...

Jaime Delgado; Isabel Gallego; Xavier Perramon

2001-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Event:Knowledge as currency: Generating and disseminating knowledge for  

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as currency: Generating and disseminating knowledge for as currency: Generating and disseminating knowledge for climate change adaptation in Africa Jump to: navigation, search Calendar.png Knowledge as currency: Generating and disseminating knowledge for climate change adaptation in Africa: 13:20 - 14:40 on 2011/12/01 Side event at the Africa pavilion on knowledge production and sharing on adaptation in Africa with START and IDRC Event Details Name Knowledge as currency: Generating and disseminating knowledge for climate change adaptation in Africa Date 2011/12/01 Time 13:20 - 14:40 Location African Pavilion Tags Climate Knowledge Broker Ret LikeLike UnlikeLike You like this.Sign Up to see what your friends like. rieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Event:Knowledge_as_currency:_Generating_and_disseminating_knowledge_for_climate_change_adaptation_in_Africa&oldid=391873

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Handy broker: an intelligent product-brokering agent for m-commerce applications with user preference tracking  

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One of the potential applications for agent-based systems is m-commerce. A lot of research has been done on making such systems intelligent to personalize their services for users. In most systems, user-supplied keywords are generally used to help generate profiles for users. In this paper, an evolutionary ontology-based product-brokering agent has been designed for m-commerce applications. It uses an evaluation function to represent a user’s preference instead of the usual keyword-based profile. By using genetic algorithms, the agent tracks the user’s preferences for a particular product by tuning some parameters inside its evaluation function. A prototype called “Handy Broker ” has been implemented in Java and the results obtained from our experiments looks promising for m-commerce use.

Steven Guan; Chon Seng Ngoo; Fangming Zhu

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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On Combining the Knowledge of Heterogeneous Information Repositories  

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: The Internet facilitates access to a large amount of electronic information. However, in order to exploit the flood of information, sophisticated search facilities are needed which convert the inundation of electronic data coming from numerous sources into real knowledge. From this knowledge a whole range of users will benefit, from business people to casual surfers and shoppers on the Internet. Intelligent agents or knowledge brokers play a vital role in realizing this vision. This paper presents a framework for knowledge brokers who search for information which is potentially available but stored in a way not always foreseen how the information will be exploited. More striking, the paper presents an architectural framework where the user can retrieve and combine knowledge uniformly, irrespective of where or how the knowledge-representing information is stored. Lessons learned from a prototype implementation allow a discussion of shortcomings due to the emphasis of current informati...

Uwe M. Borghoff; Johann H. Schlichter

1996-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SALSA: QoS-aware load balancing for autonomous service brokering  

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The evolution towards ''Software as a Service'', facilitated by various web service technologies, has led to applications composed of a number of service building blocks. These applications are dynamically composed by web service brokers, but rely critically ... Keywords: Autonomous system, High throughput, Load balancing, Service brokering, Simulated annealing, Weighted round-robin

Bas Boone; Sofie Van Hoecke; Gregory Van Seghbroeck; Niels Joncheere; Viviane Jonckers; Filip De Turck; Chris Develder; Bart Dhoedt

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Great expectations : provisional modernism and the reception of J.J.P. Oud  

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My dissertation analyzes the reception of the work of J.J.P. Oud (1890-1963), the modern Dutch architect, by examining the systems of dissemination and reception of modern European architecture from 1910 to 1953. Reception ...

Beischer, Thomas G. (Thomas Gustav), 1968-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PowerProjections2003(avgusing5-03water,BrokerPrices)(amended...  

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PowerProjections2003(avgusing5-03water,BrokerPrices)(amended).xls SLIP Energy WY Gross Gen from Hydro LP Dolores Gen. Total SLIP Gross Gen Avg. Plant Use SLIP Net Gen @ Plant...

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Joint selection of customs broker agencies and international road transportation firms by a fuzzy analytic network process approach  

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This paper considers a special case for logistics activities in Turkey: a joint selection of customs broker agency and international road transportation firm. For this purpose a decision-making team has been constituted, including members of logistics ... Keywords: Analytic network process, Customs broker, Fuzzy sets, International road transportation, Logistic activities

Arzum Özgen; Mehmet Tanyas

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PILGRIM: a Location Broker and Mobility-Aware Recommendation System  

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Mobile computing adds a new, mostly unexplored dimension to data mining: the user's position is now a relevant information, and recommendation systems, i.e. services that select and rank a small number of links that are probably of interest to the user, have the opportunity to take location into account. The use of location discovery systems, that automatically detect the device location, relieve the user from the burden of explicitly inserting that information when formulating a query. In this paper, a mobility-aware recommendation system that uses the location of the user to filter recommended links is proposed. To avoid the potential problems and costs caused by systems where the bindings between locations and resources are inserted by hand, a new middleware layer, the location broker, collects a historic database where user locations and links explored in the past are mined to develop models relating resources to their spatial usage pattern. The models are used to calculate a preference metric when the current user is asking for resources of interest.

Mauro Brunato; Roberto Battiti

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The iLab service broker : a software infrastructure providing common services in support of Internet accessible laboratories  

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Remote laboratories that are accessible via the Internet are becoming a common phenomenon in higher education institutions. This thesis describes the iLab Service Broker architecture, a software infrastructure that supports ...

Yehia, Karim Y., 1980-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Event:Blane Harvey facilitating a lunchtime session on Indigenous Knowledge  

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facilitating a lunchtime session on Indigenous Knowledge facilitating a lunchtime session on Indigenous Knowledge and Adaptation Jump to: navigation, search Calendar.png Blane Harvey facilitating a lunchtime session on Indigenous Knowledge and Adaptation: 13:00-14:00 on 2011/12/02 Blane Harvey facilitating a lunchtime session on Indigenous Knowledge and Adaptation for the Adaptation Hub ) Event Details Name Blane Harvey facilitating a lunchtime session on Indigenous Knowledge and Adaptation Date 2011/12/02 Time 13:00-14:00 Location Adaptation Hub area Tags Climate Knowledge Broker Website Event Website Ret LikeLike UnlikeLike You like this.Sign Up to see what your friends like. rieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Event:Blane_Harvey_facilitating_a_lunchtime_session_on_Indigenous_Knowledge_and_Adaptation&oldid=39187

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Event:Blane Harvey facilitating a lunchtime session on knowledge platforms  

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knowledge platforms knowledge platforms and online communities of practice Jump to: navigation, search Calendar.png Blane Harvey facilitating a lunchtime session on knowledge platforms and online communities of practice: 13:00-14:00 on 2011/12/03 Blane Harvey facilitating a lunchtime session on knowledge platforms and online communities of practice for the Adaptation Hub Event Details Name Blane Harvey facilitating a lunchtime session on knowledge platforms and online communities of practice Date 2011/12/03 Time 13:00-14:00 Location Adaptation Hub area Tags Climate Knowledge Broker Website Event Website Ret LikeLike UnlikeLike You like this.Sign Up to see what your friends like. rieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=Event:Blane_Harvey_facilitating_a_lunchtime_session_on_knowledge_platforms_and_online_communities_of_practice&oldid=391875

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Noise Analysis in Ligand-Binding Reception for Molecular Communication in Nanonetworks  

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Abstract—Molecular communication (MC) will enable the exchange of information among nanoscale devices. In this novel bioinspired communication paradigm, molecules are employed to encode, transmit and receive information. In the most general case, these molecules are propagated in the medium by means of free diffusion. An information theoretical analysis of diffusion-based MC is required to better understand the potential of this novel communication mechanism. The study and the modeling of the noise sources is of utmost importance for this analysis. The objective of this paper is to provide a mathematical study of the noise at the reception of the molecular information in a diffusion-based MC system when the ligand-binding reception is employed. The reference diffusion-based MC system for this analysis is the physical end-to-end model introduced in a previous work by the same authors, where the reception process is realized through ligandbinding chemical receptors. The reception noise is modeled in this paper by following two different approaches, namely, through the ligand-receptor kinetics and through the stochastic chemical kinetics. The ligand-receptor kinetics allows to simulate the random perturbations in the chemical processes of the reception, while the stochastic chemical kinetics provides the tools to derive a closedform solution to the modeling of the reception noise. The ligand-receptor kinetics model is expressed through a block scheme, while the stochastic chemical kinetics results in the characterization of the reception noise using stochastic differential equations. Numerical results are provided to demonstrate that the analytical formulation of the reception noise in terms of stochastic chemical kinetics is compliant with the reception noise behavior resulting from the ligand-receptor kinetics simulations. Index Terms—Chemical master equation, diffusion, ligand-receptor kinetics, molecular communication, nanonetworks, nanotechnology,

Massimiliano Pierobon; Ian F. Akyildiz

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Context Matters: The Illusive Simplicity of Macaque V1 Receptive Fields  

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Even in V1, where neurons have well characterized classical receptive fields (CRFs), it has been difficult to deduce which features of natural scenes stimuli they actually respond to. Forward models based upon CRF stimuli ...

Haslinger, Robert Heinz

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An integrated reception?plate inverse?force structure?borne noise source characterization test method.  

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An integrated reception?plate inverse?force method for vibration power and force transmitted from a mounted vibration source measurement has been prototyped and evaluated. The tests developed data to aid in understanding the repeatability and reproducibility of the method

Kevin H. Lai

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Prior Knowledge  

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What do you know about Relativistic Lifetimes? What do you know about Relativistic Lifetimes?       Project Home - Prior Knowledge - Project Context - Resources Brainstorm In a small group write down everythingyou know about the applications of energy and momentum in HEP on butcher paper. At the same time write down questions or ideas that you are not sure about on another sheet of paper. After you have 10-20 good items, or just feel it is time to stop, go back and discuss each one. Look for connections between the items. Reorganize them into a diagram . . . this will serve as your first-order conceptual framework for discussing the energy-momentum relationship. These questions build a foundation for investigating this topic: What do we mean by the "lifetime" of a particle? Is it the time for

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Alternate Transmission of +45° and ?45° Slant Polarization and Simultaneous Reception of Vertical and Horizontal Polarization for Precipitation Measurement  

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A polarimetric weather radar with alternate transmission of slant linear +45° and ?45° polarization and simultaneous reception of both linear vertical and linear horizontal polarization is considered. The equations of the radar observables for a ...

Enrico Torlaschi; Yves Gingras

2000-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Knowledge transfer frameworks  

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While theories abound concerning knowledge transfer in organisations, little empirical work has been undertaken to assess any possible relationship between repositories of knowledge and those responsible for the use of knowledge. This paper develops ... Keywords: hybrid approach, knowledge administration, knowledge management, knowledge storage, knowledge transfer framework

Sajjad M Jasimuddin; Nigel Connell; Jonathan H Klein

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Receptive field self-organization in a model of the fine structure in v1 cortical columns  

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We study a dynamical model of processing and learning in the visual cortex, which reflects the anatomy of V1 cortical columns and properties of their neuronal receptive fields. Based on recent results on the fine-scale structure of columns in V1, we ...

Jörg Lücke

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The interpretation of speech reception threshold data in normal-hearing and hearing-impaired listeners: Steady-state noise  

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Speech-in-noise-measurements are important in clinical practice and have been the subject of research for a long time. The results of these measurements are often described in terms of the speech reception threshold(SRT) and SNR loss. Using the basic concepts that underlie several models of speech recognition in steady-state noise

Cas Smits; Joost M. Festen

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Self modelling knowledge networks  

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What the scope of knowledge management (KM) is concerned, the focus of attention is shifting towards inter-organisational aspects resulting in new requirements for the KM process. This paper introduces the concept of self modelling knowledge networks ...

Volker Derballa; Antonia Albani

2005-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Supercomputing | Knowledge Discovery | ORNL  

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that provide a significant advancement in automating the knowledge discovery process. We research and apply methods to efficiently provide comprehensive, accurate,...

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A frame knowledge system for managing financial decision knowledge  

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Managing decision knowledge or expertise from domain experts is one of the most exciting challenges in today's knowledge management field. The nature of decision knowledge in determining a firm's financial health is context-dependent, intangible, and ... Keywords: Financial decision management, Frame knowledge representation, Jess, Knowledge acquisition, Knowledge-based system

Weissor Shiue; Sheng-Tun Li; Kuan-Ju Chen

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Knowledge management in mobile environment  

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Many knowledge management activities occur in working places and in our daily activities. On such occasions, mobile devices are tools to connect people with knowledge bases. In the mobile scenarios, the important knowledge management issue is how to ... Keywords: handheld devices, knowledge applications, knowledge sharing, m-commerce, mobile commerce, mobile communications, mobile devices, mobile knowledge management

Xiaoqing Li; Te-Wei Wang

2007-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Formalizing information security knowledge  

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Unified and formal knowledge models of the information security domain are fundamental requirements for supporting and enhancing existing risk management approaches. This paper describes a security ontology which provides an ontological structure for ... Keywords: information security, risk management, security ontology

Stefan Fenz; Andreas Ekelhart

2009-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Capturing Undocumented Expert Knowledge  

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Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSEG) faces the retirements of skilled, productive experts in the areas of asset management system protection engineering and pipe-type cable design and operations. The project team used the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) guidelines and methods, described in the EPRI report Capturing and Using High-Value Undocumented Knowledge in the Nuclear Industry: Guidelines and Methods (1002896) to capture and retain the tacit knowledge held by these key experts. Th...

2005-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Knowledge Capital: How Knowledge-Based Enterprises are Really Built  

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From the Publisher:"Knowledge Capital: How Knowledge-Based Enterprises Really Get Built begins by defining the parameters of knowledge management and intellectual capital. An important task of a modern organization is to create an integrated strategy ...

Jay L. Chatzkel

2003-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Event:Knowledge as currency: Generating and disseminating knowledge...  

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as currency: Generating and disseminating knowledge for climate change adaptation in Africa Jump to: navigation, search Calendar.png Knowledge as currency: Generating and...

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Supercomputing | Knowledge Discovery | ORNL  

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Mobile Applications Streaming/Real-time Data Data System Architectures for National Security Sensor Networks Visual Analytics Risk Analysis Materials Mathematics National Security Systems Modeling Engineering Analysis Behavioral Sciences Geographic Information Science and Technology Quantum Information Science Supercomputing and Computation Home | Science & Discovery | Supercomputing and Computation | Research Areas | Knowledge Discovery SHARE Knowledge Discovery The national level grand challenge in Computer Science is the ability to acquire, reduce, analyze and extract meaning from massive amounts of data. ORNL is studying methods for the discovery of "hidden laws and processes" underlying observable behaviors in complex systems. ORNL researchers are

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A Searchable Knowledge Map Based on Ontology  

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Knowledge visualization and retrieval are the key techniques to implement effective knowledge management. Traditional research on knowledge map emphasizes on building global view of knowledge base, but ignores its support to knowledge retrieval. In this ... Keywords: knowledge map, search, ontology

Qi Xiong; Yingling Wang; Jianmei Guo; Guilin Wu

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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RESFEN -- Knowledge Base  

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6.0 Knowledge Base 6.0 Knowledge Base Tip - use the Find function in your browser to search this page Last update:09/11/13 11:42 AM INSTALLATION Installation Problems Report Feature Does Not Work License Agreement Registration Issue: Can't Remember Account Password PROGRAM CHANGES Results PROGRAM FEATURES WINDOW 6.3 Window Libraries SI and IP Units Multi-Calc TIPS User Defined Windows RELEASE NOTES WEATHER DATA Cannot Find Weather File, Simulation Cancelled Converting Energy Plus EPW files to RESFEN Weather Files Weather Data Files United States Location Statistics Canada China Chile Japan ENERGY CALCULATIONS Whole House Total Energy Calculations COST CALCULATIONS How to Convert $/cubic foot to $/therm for Natural Gas HVAC MODELING How to Model Electric Resistance Heating KNOWN BUGS Below is a list of RESFEN modeling issues that have been discovered by

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RESFEN -- Knowledge Base  

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5.0 Knowledge Base 5.0 Knowledge Base Tip - use the Find function in your browser to search this page Last update:09/11/13 11:41 AM INSTALLATION Installation Problems Hour Glass Cursor Does Not Go Away Weather File Installation Options Report Feature Does Not Work License Agreement Registration Issue: Can't Remember Account Password NEW FEATURES IN 5.0 Results WINDOW 5.2 Window Libraries WINDOW 5.2 DOE2 DAT files Database format is Different from Previous RESFEN Beta 1 and 2 SI and IP Units "All Windows the Same" Feature Changing Costs DoesnÂ’t Cause Resimulation Multi-Calc Feature Window Library U-factor and SHGC Results (Algorithm Changes between WINDOW 4.1 and 5.0) WEATHER DATA Cannot Find Weather File, Simulation Cancelled Converting Energy Plus EPW files to RESFEN Weather Files

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LINDEN: linking named entities with knowledge base via semantic knowledge  

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Integrating the extracted facts with an existing knowledge base has raised an urgent need to address the problem of entity linking. Specifically, entity linking is the task to link the entity mention in text with the corresponding real world entity in ... Keywords: entity linking, fact integration, knowledge base, semantic knowledge, wikipedia

Wei Shen; Jianyong Wang; Ping Luo; Min Wang

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Trouble with `Tacit Knowledge'  

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The development and maintenance of organized cooperative work practices require, as an integral feature, what can loosely be termed `didactic practices' or `mutual learning' (giving and receiving instruction, advice, direction, guidance, recommendation, ... Keywords: knowledge, knowledge management, practice

Kjeld Schmidt

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Advanced Technology and Knowledge Transfer  

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This paper reports on a specific food and agribusiness industry project, employing new technological capabilities to better transfer expert knowledge. Knowledge transfer and technical support are key components of this project. VisIT, which stands for ...

Geetanjali Tandon; Steven T. Sonka

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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In search of `architectural knowledge'  

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The software architecture community puts more and more emphasis on 'architectural knowledge'. However, there appears to be no commonly accepted definition of what architectural knowledge entails, which makes it a fuzzy concept. In order to obtain a better ... Keywords: architectural knowledge, systematic review

Remco C. de Boer; Rik Farenhorst

2008-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Robust automated knowledge capture.  

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This report summarizes research conducted through the Sandia National Laboratories Robust Automated Knowledge Capture Laboratory Directed Research and Development project. The objective of this project was to advance scientific understanding of the influence of individual cognitive attributes on decision making. The project has developed a quantitative model known as RumRunner that has proven effective in predicting the propensity of an individual to shift strategies on the basis of task and experience related parameters. Three separate studies are described which have validated the basic RumRunner model. This work provides a basis for better understanding human decision making in high consequent national security applications, and in particular, the individual characteristics that underlie adaptive thinking.

Stevens-Adams, Susan Marie; Abbott, Robert G.; Forsythe, James Chris; Trumbo, Michael Christopher Stefan; Haass, Michael Joseph; Hendrickson, Stacey M. Langfitt

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Medical Knowledge Morphing: Towards Case-Specific Integration of Heterogeneous Medical Knowledge Resources  

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Medical Knowledge Morphing: Towards Case-Specific Integration of Heterogeneous Medical Knowledge interplay between various medical knowledge modalities--the spectrum of medical knowledge modalities morphing--a knowledge modeling task that allows the integration of heterogeneous medical knowledge

Abidi, Syed Sibte Raza

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Building a strategic focus on knowledge  

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An emerging picture of what it takes to build a strategic focus on knowledge across the enterprise is beginning to take shape as the knowledge movement gains momentum in organisations across the globe. Organisations are applying knowledge management ... Keywords: communities, content management, culture change, document management, expertise-mapping, retention, intellectual capital, knowledge, knowledge management, knowledge sharing, knowledge worker, portals, repositories

Dan Holtshouse

2003-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Knowledge Assisted Visualization: Knowledge-assisted visualization of seismic data  

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We present novel techniques for knowledge-assisted annotation and computer-assisted interpretation of seismic data for oil and gas exploration. We describe the existing procedure for oil and gas search which consists of manually extracting information ... Keywords: 2D textures, 3D textures, Illustrative visualization, Knowledge-assisted visualization, Rapid interpretation, Seismic interpretation

Daniel Patel; Øyvind Sture; Helwig Hauser; Christopher Giertsen; M. Eduard Gröller

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The representation of inconsistent knowledge in advanced knowledge based systems  

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Contradiction handling is one of the central problems in AI. There are different approaches to dealing with contradictions and other types of inconsistency. We describe an approach based on logical varieties, which are complex structures constructed ... Keywords: inconsistent knowledge, legal knowledge based systems, logic of reasonable inferences, logical varieties

Mark Burgin; Kees C. N. J. de Vey Mestdagh

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ISI Web of Knowledge111 , ,1111  

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ISI Web of Knowledge111 © , ,1111 -ISI Web of Knowledge (http://newisiknowledge.com) , , , . . -ISI Web of Knowledge : Web of Science(-1965) , . Biosis Previews(-1991) , ,, . MEDLINE(-1951) , , . Zoological Record(-1995). , . ISI Web of Knowledge . . -VPN( ). : 1.:http

Daniel, Rosenfeld

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Knowledge representation and machine translation  

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This paper describes a new knowledge representation called "frame knowledge representation-0" (FKR-0), and an experimental machine translation system named ATLAS/I which uses FKR-0.The purpose of FKR-0 is to stored information required for machine translation ...

Susumu Sawai; Hiromichi Fukushima; Masakatsu Sugimoto; Naoya Ukai

1982-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NETL: Carbon Storage - Knowledge Sharing  

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Knowledge Sharing Knowledge Sharing Carbon Storage Knowledge Sharing Outreach Efforts at SECARB's Anthropogenic Test Site in Alabama Outreach Efforts at SECARB's Anthropogenic Test Site in Alabama In order to achieve the commercialization of CO2 storage technologies, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) acknowledges that knowledge sharing between various entities is essential. Distribution of the results and lessons learned from both field projects and Core R&D efforts will provide the foundation for future, large-scale CCS field tests across North America and in addressing future challenges associated with public acceptance, infrastructure (pipelines, compressor stations, etc.), and regulatory framework. DOE promotes information and knowledge sharing through various avenues including the Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnerships (RCSP)

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Towards knowledge management: a case study  

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Knowledge is the unique resource for value creation and maintenance in the emerging global economy. Contemporary organisations require diverse knowledge workers to develop knowledge competencies and also collaborate in multiple ways to create new knowledge ... Keywords: knowledge management, knowledge-driven organisation, learning strategy

R. P. Mohanty

2003-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

57

Isolated proofs of knowledge and isolated zero knowledge  

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We consider proof of knowledge protocols where the cheating prover may communicate with some external adversarial environment during the run of the proof. Without additional setup assumptions, no witness hiding protocol can securely ensure that the prover ...

Ivan Damgård; Jesper Buus Nielsen; Daniel Wichs

2008-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Review: Knowledge management and knowledge management systems: conceptual foundations and research issues  

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Knowledge is a broad and abstract notion that has defined epistemological debate in western philosophy since the classical Greek era. In the past few years, however, there has been a growing interest in treating knowledge as a significant organizational ... Keywords: knowledge management, knowledge management review, knowledge management systems, organizational knowledge management, research issues in knowledge management

Maryam Alavi; Dorothy E. Leidner

2001-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

59

Situated cognition and knowledge acquisition research  

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In the early years of knowledge acquisition research there was considerable discussion about the possibility of obtaining knowledge from experts, based on the ideas of situated cognition. The central idea from situated cognition was that knowledge is ... Keywords: Knowledge acquisition, Knowledge engineering, Ripple-Down Rules, Situated cognition

Paul Compton

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

60

Challenges and Directions in Knowledge Asset Trading  

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This paper addresses the area that is at the intersection of Knowledge Management and Electronic Commerce. This area refers to the exchange and trade of explicit and implicit knowledge at an inter-organisational level. Electronic knowledge marketplaces ...

Dimitris Apostolou; Gregory Mentzas; Andreas Abecker; Wolf-Christian Eickhoff; Wolfgang Maas; Panos Georgolios; Kostas Kafentzis; Sophia Kyriakopoulou

2002-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Knowledge Assisted Visualization Knowledge-assisted visualization of seismic data  

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exploration. We describe the existing procedure for oil and gas search which consists of manually extracting for knowledge-assisted annotation and computer-assisted interpretation of seismic data for oil and gas. Introduction Whether we like it or not the world is dependent on energy. Oil and gas accounts for around 64

62

Business Metadata: Capturing Enterprise Knowledge: Capturing Enterprise Knowledge  

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People have a hard time communicating, and also have a hard time finding business knowledge in the environment. With the sophistication of search technologies like Google, business people expect to be able to get their questions answered about the business ... Keywords: Database Management

William H. Inmon; Bonnie O'Neil; Lowell Fryman

2007-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

63

SEB Secretariat and Knowledge Manager  

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

SEB Secretariat and Knowledge Manager SEB Secretariat and Knowledge Manager (SKM) Update Position was established last summer Among the duties and responsibilities are:  Developing and maintaining source selection templates and forms  Establishing, maintaining and disseminating Departmental SSO and SEB policy, procedures and guidance  Establishing SEB reporting requirements and tracking status of SEB activities against established milestones 1 Documents and Templates Prepared or Revised To Date * Issued - Acquisition Guide Chapter 1.4 - SEB Monthly Status Report template * Under Review - Competitive Range Determination template - Source Selection Decision Document template - Source Selection Plan template - Acquisition Guide Chapter 7.1 Revision - Acquisition Guide Chapter 15.1 Revision

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Technology and Access to Knowledge - CECM  

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Feb 9, 1998 ... Technology and Access to Knowledge. Mathematics as a branch of human knowledge is several millenia old, and though each individual ...

65

Inducing Morphemes Using Light Knowledge  

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Allomorphic variation, or form variation among morphs with the same meaning, is a stumbling block to morphological induction (MI). To address this problem, we present a hybrid approach that uses a small amount of linguistic knowledge in the form of orthographic ... Keywords: Morphological induction, allomorphy, computational linguistics, machine learning

Michael Tepper; Fei Xia

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

66

From data to knowledge mining  

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Most past approaches to data mining have been based on association rules. However, the simple application of association rules usually only changes the user's problem from dealing with millions of data points to dealing with thousands of rules. Although ... Keywords: Data Mining, Knowledge Cohesion, Ontology, Sense Making, Text Mining

Ana cristina Bicharra garcia; Inhauma Ferraz; Adriana s. Vivacqua

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

67

Temporal representation of ecological knowledge  

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This MSc thesis proposes a temporal logic to represent knowledge about seasonal cycles in ecosystems. The logic is mainly based on what we call modular temporal classes, and a simple temporal logic interpreter system is also defined and implemented to reason with ecological sentences expressed in a temporal language we call NatureTime.

Edjard De Souza Mota

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

68

HEART SMART NUTRITION KNOWLEDGE = POWER  

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Lesson 1 HEART SMART NUTRITION KNOWLEDGE = POWER Know Your Cholesterol Number High blood cholesterol is one of the three major risk factors for heart disease that you can change. The other two risk the disease. Heart disease is the number one killer of women and men in the United States. In 2008, over 16

69

Indigenous knowledge organization: An Indian scenario  

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The basic component of any country's knowledge system is its Indigenous Knowledge (IK). This paper presents an overview of IK by defining it as a local and tacit knowledge that is unique to a given culture or society and forms the basis for local-level ... Keywords: IK initiatives, Indigenous knowledge, Protection and India, Social development

Siriginidi Subba Rao

2006-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

70

Extending knowledge management to mobile workplaces  

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Knowledge and Knowledge Management (KM) are evolving into an increasingly eminent source of competitive advantage. However, for the time being, the potential of KM is usually limited to stationary workplaces. This excludes a multiplicity of mobile workers, ... Keywords: knowledge management, mobile added values, mobile business processes, mobile commerce, mobile knowledge management

Volker Derballa; Key Pousttchi

2004-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

71

Community-Based Development of Knowledge Products  

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International organizations and government agencies have developed and collected a wealth of knowledge resources relevant to poor communities; however, the people who need these resources most often do not know these materials exist or are unable to ... Keywords: Community Knowledge Management, Graphical User Interfaces, Knowledge Networking, Knowledge Sharing, Multimedia

Zbigniew Mikolajuk

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

72

MAICE: a tool for knowledge representation  

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In the present work the software MAICE is shown as a solution for knowledge representation. This software is a visual modeling tool which allows to represent the rules that define a given knowledge universe, independently of specific application area ... Keywords: electrical systems management, electrical transformer diagnosis, fuzzy logic, knowledge modeling, knowledge representation

Fabricio M. Oliveira; Leizer Schnitman; Herman A. Lepkison; J. F. Corrêa; Almir L. Néri, Jr.; J. A. M. Felippe de Souza

2007-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

73

Using Knowledge Management and the . . .  

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Evidence based medicine (EBM) is a discipline which synthesises research findings on the effectiveness of medical treatments to support clinical decision making. To make a practical difference, this information needs to be disseminated and used in everyday clinical practice. This paper describes a highly successful knowledge management project, which uses the Internet to make the latest medical evidence available at the point of care. We describe how the project was implemented, its organisational impact, success factors and barriers encountered. The theoretical significance of this work is that this is one of the first empirical studies of a knowledge management project in the public sector. The practical significance of this study is that it provides a model for other similar organisations to follow in implementing such a project.

Daniel L. Moody; Graeme G. Shanks

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Knowledge Strategies | Open Energy Information  

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Knowledge Strategies Knowledge Strategies Address 13 Atwell Ct Place Potomac, Maryland Zip 20854 Region Northeast - NY NJ CT PA Area Number of employees 1-10 Year founded 1981 Phone number 240-426-0770 Coordinates 39.0567453°, -77.1736144° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":39.0567453,"lon":-77.1736144,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Essential Body of Knowledge (EBK) October 2011  

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

Essential Body of Knowledge (EBK) Essential Body of Knowledge (EBK) October 2011 1 U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Essential Body of Knowledge (EBK) A Competency and Functional Framework For Cyber Security Workforce Development Office of the Chief Information Officer Office of the Associate CIO for Cyber Security October 2011 DOE Essential Body of Knowledge (EBK) October 2011 2 Table of Contents Executive Summary ...............................................................................................................4 DOE Essential Body of Knowledge (EBK) .........................................................................5 1.1 Data Security ..............................................................................................................6

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Essential Body of Knowledge (EBK)  

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

The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) utilized DOE cyber security policy, industry best practices and lessons learned, and comprehensive internal needs assessments to identify fundamental cyber security functional roles and associated responsibilities. In addition, core competencies were identified that represent the ‘core’ skill set needed by cyber security professionals to adequately fulfill their functional roles. This collective information was further used to define the Enterprise Essential Body of Knowledge (EBK).

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Situated Learning and the Situated Knowledge Web: Exploring the Ground Beneath Knowledge Management  

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Knowledge is now recognized as an important basis for competitive advantage and many firms are beginning to establish initiatives to leverage and manage organizational knowledge. These include efforts to codify knowledge in repositories as well as efforts ... Keywords: Ethnographic Methods, Knowledge Management, Organizational Change, Qualitative Research, Situated Knowledge, Web Situated Learning

Sarma R. Nidumolu; Mani Subramani; Alan Aldrich

2001-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

78

Knowledge sharing between design and manufacture  

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The aim of this research is to develop a representation method that allows knowledge to be readily shared between collaborating systems (agents) in a design/manufacturing environment. Improved mechanisms for interpreting the terms used to describe knowledge ...

Sean D. Cochrane; Keith Case; Robert I. Young; Jenny A. Harding; Samir Dani

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

79

A precise computational approach to knowledge  

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The seminal work of Goldwasser, Micali and Rackoff put forward a computational approach to knowledge in interactive systems, providing the foundation of modern Cryptography. Their notion bounds the knowledge of a player ...

Pass, Rafael (Rafael Nat Josef)

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

80

Multi-dimensional Dynamic Knowledge Representation  

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According to Dynamic Logic Programming (DLP), knowledge may be given by a sequence of theories (encoded as logic programs) representing different states of knowledge. These may represent time (e.g. in updates), specificity (e.g. in taxonomies), strength ...

João Alexandre Leite; José Júlio Alferes; Luís Moniz Pereira

2001-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Performance evaluation of robotic knowledge representation (PERK)  

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In this paper, we explore some ways in which symbolic knowledge representations have been evaluated in the past and provide some thoughts on what should be considered when applying and evaluating these types of knowledge representations for real-time ... Keywords: knowledge representation, ontologies, performance metrics, real-time, robotics

Craig Schlenoff; Sebti Foufou; Stephen Balakirsky

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

82

Knowledge awareness in CSCL: A psychological perspective  

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In this paper, a specific group awareness approach for CSCL settings, namely knowledge awareness, is presented. We classify knowledge awareness in relation to already well-established concepts like shared mental models, common ground, and transactive ... Keywords: Computer-supported collaborative learning, Group awareness, Knowledge awareness, Spatially distributed groups

Tanja Engelmann; Jessica Dehler; Daniel Bodemer; Jürgen Buder

2009-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

83

Knowledge Innovation System and Customer Impact of Knowledge-Intensive Business Services  

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Following the development of economy, the service industry has already exceeded the manufacturing industry and has been one country's leading industry. Providing knowledge is the service way of Knowledge-Intensive business services (KIBS). KIBS are the ... Keywords: knowledge-intensive business service, knowledge innovation, innovation system, customer influence

Jun Tao

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

84

Integrating scientific with indigenous knowledge: constructing knowledge alliances for land management in india  

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Information systems design and development processes by their very nature involve a multiplicity of knowledge systems, including the technology itself, the methodologies for system development, and knowledge relating to the application domain. When an ... Keywords: boundary objects, india, indigenous knowledge, information systems, less developed countries, participation, rural development, scientific knowledge

Satish K. Puri

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

85

A knowledge sorting and matrix representation approach for developing knowledge-based product design systems  

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Knowledge acquisition plays a very important role in constructing a knowledge-based system. As the most time-consuming phase, it has been recognized as the bottleneck in developing a knowledge-based system (KBS). This paper presents a knowledge sorting ...

ZhiMing Rao; Chun-Hsien Chen

2007-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

86

Subsurface Knowledge Reference Page | Department of Energy  

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Subsurface Knowledge Reference Page Subsurface Knowledge Reference Page Subsurface Knowledge Reference Page The below listing provides additional references related to Subsurface & Groundwater Remediation. The references are categorized by documents types (e.g., Strategic Plans, Groundwater Plume Map Booklets, etc.) and under each "document type", there is a list of documents and/or hyperlinks to a reference. The Subsurface Knowledge Reference Page will continue to reflect additional information as it is identified. Strategic Plans Scientific Opportunities to Reduce Risk in Groundwater and Soil Remediation Scientific Opportunities for Monitoring at Environmental Remediation Sites (SOMERS) Groundwater Plume Map Booklets Groundwater Contamination and Treatment at Department of Energy Sites -

87

Text Authoring, Knowledge Acquisition and Description Logics  

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We present a principled approach to the problem of connecting a controlled document authoring system with a knowledge base. We start by describing closed-world authoring situations, in which the knowledge base is used for constraining the possible documents and orienting the user's selections. Then we move to open-world authoring situations in which, additionally, choices made during authoring are echoed back to the knowledge base. In this way the information implicitly encoded in a document becomes explicit in the knowledge base and can be re-exploited for simplifying the authoring of new documents. We show how

Marc Dymetman

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

88

Raptor: An Enterprise Knowledge Discovery Engine  

MS OCS, Office, Search, and SharePoint directories and files that form a knowledge management platform, as well as Wikis, tag clouds, and other ...

89

Mobile digital calendars in knowledge work  

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This article investigates the usage of mobile digital-calendar solutions in a knowledge work setting through the means of an empirical survey (n = 220) among managers and experts in a global telecommunications company. It is indicated, that the mobile digital ... Keywords: PIM, calendar use, digital calendars, electronic calendaring, electronic scheduling, global telecommunications, knowledge work, mobile calendars, mobile communications, mobile computing, personal information management

Anna Sell

2008-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

90

Extracting failure knowledge with associative search  

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We applied associative OR search on a Failure Knowledge Database with 1,242 failure accidents and 41 failure scenarios in the book "100 Scenarios of Failure" to find cases most analogous to risks that engineers were concerned with. Ninety engineers provided ... Keywords: associative search, failure knowledge, risk management

Masayuki Nakao; Kensuke Tsuchiya; Yoshiaki Harita; Kenji Iino; Hiroshi Kinukawa; Satoshi Kawagoe; Yuji Koike; Akihiko Takano

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

91

On using causal knowledge to recognize vital signals: knowledge-based interpretation of arrhythmias  

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We have proposed a knowledge-based system for the recognition of time varying vitual signals, such as electrocardiograms. This paper discusses its causal model approach. A prototype system exhibits the efficacy of the method of knowledge base stratification, ...

Tetsutaro Shibahara

1985-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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UCEAO: Energy Knowledge Bank | Open Energy Information  

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UCEAO: Energy Knowledge Bank UCEAO: Energy Knowledge Bank Jump to: navigation, search Name UCEAO: Energy Knowledge Bank Place Ohio Website http://knowledgebank.uso.edu/ References University Clean Energy Alliance of Ohio (UCEAO)[1] LinkedIn Connections This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. UCEAO: Energy Knowledge Bank is an organization based in Ohio. References ↑ "University Clean Energy Alliance of Ohio (UCEAO)" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=UCEAO:_Energy_Knowledge_Bank&oldid=368110" Categories: Clean Energy Organizations Networking Organizations Organizations Stubs What links here Related changes Special pages Printable version Permanent link Browse properties 429 Throttled (bot load) Error 429 Throttled (bot load)

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Passport to Knowledge | Open Energy Information  

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Passport to Knowledge Passport to Knowledge Jump to: navigation, search Logo: Passport to Knowledge Name Passport to Knowledge Place Morristown, New Jersey Region Northeast - NY NJ CT PA Area Coordinates 40.7967667°, -74.4815438° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":40.7967667,"lon":-74.4815438,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

94

A unifying perspective on knowledge updates  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We introduce an abstract update framework based on viewing a knowledge base as the set of sets of models of its elements and performing updates by introducing additional interpretations --- exceptions --- to the sets of models of elements ...

Martin Slota; João Leite

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

95

Semantology as basis for conceptual knowledge processing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Semantology has been introduced as the theory of semantic structures and their connections which, in particular, covers the methodology of activating semantic structures for representing conceptual knowledge. It is the main aim of this paper to explain ...

Peter Eklund; Rudolf Wille

2007-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

96

Tableaux for Projection Computation and Knowledge Compilation  

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Projection computation is a generalization of second-order quantifier elimination, which in turn is closely related to the computation of forgetting and of uniform interpolants. On the basis of a unified view on projection computation and knowledge compilation, ...

Christoph Wernhard

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

97

Knowledge organization : Beichuan Middle School architecture design  

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This Thesis is comprised of two interrelated parts: the first part attempts to incorporate Design and Methodology into the framework of Knowledge Organization, tries to refine/ redefine the workflow, and establishes a ...

Song, Kanda

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

98

A hierarchical systems knowledge representation framework  

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We present the design and implementation of a framework for storing and analysing knowledge about engineering systems. The hierarchical entity-relation-attribute model is useful for large data sets, in which it can abstract ...

Sylvester, Igor Andrade

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

99

Indexing Flower Patent Images Using Domain Knowledge  

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The authors describe a new approach to indexing a specialized database using the color and spatial domain knowledge available for the database. They illustrate their approach by using it to solve the problem of indexing flower images when searching a ...

Madirakshi Das; R. Manmatha; Edward M. Riseman

1999-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

100

Utilizing active software to capture tacit knowledge for strategic use  

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Knowledge on the organization's own work-strategies for carrying out regular tasks are now being recognized as an increasingly more valuable resource. However, due to the complexity of eliciting the distributed, fragmented and partly tacit knowledge ... Keywords: active software, intelligent agents, knowledge elicitation methodology, knowledge management, tacit knowledge

Jenny Eriksson Lundström

2005-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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101

Precise time and space simulatable zero-knowledge  

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Traditionally, the definition of zero-knowledge states that an interactive proof of x ? L provides zero (additional) knowledge if the view of any polynomial-time verifier can be reconstructed by a polynomialtime simulator. Since this ... Keywords: precise zero-knowledge, proofs of knowledge, zero-knowledge

Ning Ding; Dawu Gu

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

102

Synergy between data warehousing and knowledge management: three industries reviewed  

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Data warehousing is believed to be a competitive necessity. The management of knowledge supports the competitive advantage of organisations. Therefore, the effective use of data warehousing to store knowledge can be instrumental in supporting the competitive ... Keywords: corporate memory, data mining, data warehousing, information, information management, intellectual capital, knowledge harvesting, knowledge management, knowledge sharing, telecommunications

Denise Johnson McManus; Charles A. Snyder

2003-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

103

Natural language query processing for life science knowledge  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

As the progress of life science, human knowledge about life science keeps increased and diversified. To effectively access the diverse and complex knowledge base, people need to cope with complex representation of desired knowledge pieces. As a potential ...

Jin-Dong Kim; Yasunori Yamamoto; Atsuko Yamaguchi; Mitsuteru Nakao; Kenta Oouchida; Hong-Woo Chun; Toshihisa Takagi

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

104

Mining ontological knowledge using Nyaya framework  

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Ontology has become the buzzword of the knowledge and semantics community. The process of automatically constructing an ontology with completeness and reduced time has become the need of the hour. This paper presents the method for automatically constructing ... Keywords: India, NLP, Nyaya Sastra, WordNet, categories, concepts, internet, natural language processing, networks, nontaxonomical relations, online organisations, ontological knowledge, ontology, open source intelligence, philosophy, semantics, semi-supervised learning, taxonomical relations, taxonomies, virtual organisations, web based organisations, web documents, web mining, world wide web

D. Judia Salome; Ranjani Parthasarathi

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

105

Automated Knowledge Annotation for Dynamic Collaborative Environments  

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This paper describes the Knowledge Encapsulation Framework (KEF), a suite of tools to enable automated knowledge annotation for modeling and simulation projects. This framework can be used to capture evidence (e.g., facts extracted from journal articles and government reports), discover new evidence (from similar peer-reviewed material as well as social media), enable discussions surrounding domain-specific topics and provide automatically generated semantic annotations for improved corpus investigation. The current KEF implementation is presented within a wiki environment, providing a simple but powerful collaborative space for team members to review, annotate, discuss and align evidence with their modeling frameworks.

Cowell, Andrew J.; Gregory, Michelle L.; Marshall, Eric J.; McGrath, Liam R.

2009-05-19T23:59:59.000Z

106

Category 1: Epistemology (EPIST) Scientific knowledge is the most objective form of knowledge.  

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) Science helps develop our natural resources such as coal, gas, oil, and solar energy. Scientific knowledge today because of scientific knowledge. The development of our natural resources, such as coal, gas, oil natural environment and natural resources. Without science we will not be able to preserve our natural

Cobern, William W.

107

Knowledge representation and case-based reasoning in a knowledge management system for ambient intelligence products  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The paper presents the theoretical background and realization of a KM system for the technically advanced customer and product support in the Ambient Intelligence (AmI) domain. Current products include more and more elements of AmI. AmI area is still ... Keywords: ambient intelligence, case-based reasoning, customer support system, diagnostics system, knowledge management system, knowledge representation

Ljubisa Urosevic; Sandor Kopacsi; Dragan Stokic; Ana Rita Campos; Geza Bognar

2006-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

108

WEB OF KNOWLEDGE --WEB OF SCIENCE--  

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WEB OF KNOWLEDGE --WEB OF SCIENCE-- #12; Web of Science (SCIE, SSCI, AHCI) EndNote Journal Citation Reports (JCR) Essential Science Indicators (ESI) ResearcherID.com #12;WEB OF SCIENCE ? · · · · EndNoteweb Copyright © 2009 Shou Ray Information Service Co., Ltd #12;Web of Science

Wu, Yih-Min

109

Extracting chatbot knowledge from online discussion forums  

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This paper presents a novel approach for extracting high-quality ?thread-title, reply? pairs as chat knowledge from online discussion forums so as to efficiently support the construction of a chatbot for a certain domain. Given a forum, the ...

Jizhou Huang; Ming Zhou; Dan Yang

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

110

Organizational Learning: From Experience to Knowledge  

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Organizational learning has been an important topic for the journal Organization Science and for the field. We provide a theoretical framework for analyzing organizational learning. According to the framework, organizational experience interacts ... Keywords: creativity, innovation, knowledge transfer, learning curves, organizational learning, organizational memory

Linda Argote; Ella Miron-Spektor

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

111

Query-Answering CG Knowledge Bases  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Conceptual graphs are a good choice for constructing and exploiting a knowledge base. In several of our projects (semantic portal for e-tourism, exploitation of digital object corpus, etc.), we have to query such bases. So it is natural to consider queries ...

Michel Leclère; Nicolas Moreau

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

112

Multimedia encyclopedia construction by mining web knowledge  

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In recent years, we have witnessed the blooming of Web 2.0 content such as Wikipedia, Flickr and YouTube, etc. How might we benefit from such rich media resources available on the internet? This paper presents a novel concept called Mediapedia, a dynamic ... Keywords: Multimedia encyclopedia, Web knowledge

Richang Hong, Zheng-Jun Zha, Yue Gao, Tat-Seng Chua, Xindong Wu

2013-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

113

Knowledge-Projection for Tele-Maintenance  

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-to-end system fault diagnosis and repair ­ Opening up opportunities to streamline the maintenance process Demo Data Mining GUI Query & Browse Facility System Trainer · Maintenance Procedures · Session Capture Navigator Query Engine Query Processing & Knowledge Retrieval Process Engine Dynamic Maintenance Management

Tu, Yicheng

114

The Knowledge Dictionary: A KBMS architecture for the many-to-many coupling of knowledge based-systems to databases  

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The effective management and leveraging of organizational knowledge has become the focus of much research in the computer industry. One specific area is the creation of information systems that combine the ability to manage large stores of data, making it available to many users, with the ability to reason and make inferences over bodies of knowledge capturing specific expertise in some problem domain. A Knowledge Base Management System (KBMS) is a system providing management of a large shared knowledge base for (potentially) many knowledge-based systems (KBS). A KBMS architecture for coupling knowledge-based systems to databases has been developed. The architecture is built around a repository known as the Knowledge Dictionary-a multi-level self-describing framework that facilitates the KBS-DBMS integration. Th Knowledge Dictionary architecture allows the following enhancements to be made to be made to the KBS environment: knowledge sharing among multiple KBS applications; knowledge management of semantic integrity over large-scale (declarative) knowledge bases; and, knowledge maintenance as the declarative portion of the shared knowledge base evolves over time. This dissertation discusses the architecture of the Knowledge Dictionary, and the underlying knowledge representation framework, focusing on how it is used to provide knowledge management services to the KBS applications having their declarative knowledge base components stored as databases in the DBMS. The specific service investigated is the management of semantic integrity of the knowledge base.

Davis, J.P.

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Complex organizational knowledge structures for new product development teams  

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When a new product development team faces challenges, such as the cross-functional knowledge conversion task, both simple and existing organizational structures are comprised of various management methods and knowledge characteristics, analogous to a ... Keywords: Complex, Knowledge conversion, New product development team, Organizational knowledge structure, Taiwanese

Han-Chao Chang; Ming-Ten Tsai; Chung-Lin Tsai

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

116

Research on Human Capital in Knowledge-Intensive Business Services  

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Knowledge-intensive business services are the main participants in the knowledge-based economy. Knowledge creation, spread and accumulation are strategic methods for KIBS to remain competitive. For KIBS, the achievement of its value is based on activities ... Keywords: knowledge-intensive business services, human capital, staff role conversion mode, team management mode

Jun Tao

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A generic design environment for the rural industry knowledge acquisition  

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This paper describes a new knowledge acquisition method using a generic design environment where context-sensitive knowledge is used to build specific DSS for rural business. Although standard knowledge acquisition methods have been applied in rural ... Keywords: DSS process, Design environment, Knowledge acquisition, Rural application

Shah Jahan Miah; Don Kerr; John Gammack; Tom Cowan

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

118

MRM: A matrix representation and mapping approach for knowledge acquisition  

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Knowledge acquisition plays a critical role in constructing a knowledge-based system (KBS). It is the most time-consuming phase and has been recognized as the bottleneck of KBS development. This paper presents a matrix representation and mapping (MRM) ... Keywords: General sorting, Knowledge acquisition, Knowledge-based systems, Matrix representation and mapping, Rule generation

Chun-Hsien Chen; Zhiming Rao

2008-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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RESFEN -- Knowledge Base RESFEN 3.1  

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3.1 Knowledge Base 3.1 Knowledge Base Tip - use the Find function in your browser to search this page Last update:05/18/05 04:59 PM Below is a list of RESFEN modeling issues that have been discovered by users, and possible solutions. For RESFEN support, send email to RESFENHelp@lbl.gov If you have questions or need program support, please DO NOT telephone Santosh Philip at Gabel Associates (as shown in the RESFEN Help/About screen). Instead send email to RESFENHelp@lbl.gov CONTENTS INSTALLATION Installation Error -- "Error Number: 0x8002802B, Description: Element not found" DOE2 Files for RESFEN bullet WINDOW 5.0 DOE2 Report for RESFEN bullet Results using WINDOW 4.1 DOE2 DAT files do not seem correct (too large a difference in results between using and not using the DAT files)

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Separating the Knowledge Layers: Cognitive Analysis of Search Knowledge Through Hierarchical Goal Decompositions  

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of the decomposition, to the keystroke layer at the bottom. The analysis enables a close inspection of the knowledge.g. Bates, 1979; Drabenstott, 2000), systematic observations of experts performing complex tasks (e.g. Fidel

Bhavnani, Suresh K.

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Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Management and Enterprise-Wide Information Technology Tools Final Report  

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A final report on an ORNL task to establish a knowledge discovery and management tool to retrieve and recommend information from existing S&T documents for the Office of Naval Research Global.

Patton, Robert M [ORNL; Symons, Christopher T [ORNL; Gorman, Bryan L [ORNL; Treadwell, Jim N [ORNL

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

122

Communication and Knowledge: How is the knowledge base of an economy constructed?  

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The competitive advantages in a knowledge-based economy can no longer be attributed to single nodes in the network. Political economies are increasingly reshaped by knowledge-based developments that upset market equilibria and institutional arrangements. The network coordinates the subdynamics of (i) wealth production, (ii) organized novelty production, and (iii) private appropriation versus public control. The interaction terms generate a complex dynamics which cannot be expected to contain central coordination. However, the knowledge infrastructure of systems of innovations can be measured, for example, in terms of university-industry-government relations. The mutual information in these three dimensions indicates the globalization of the knowledge base. Patent statistics and data from the Internet are compared in terms of this indicator.

Leydesdorff, Loet

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

123

The Knowledge-Led Accumulation Regime: A Theory of Contemporary Capitalism  

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intensity of capital ( ) and knowledge intensity ofintensity of capital and knowledge intensity of labor arewith low knowledge intensity of capital and low knowledge

Kim, Hyungkee

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

124

Collaborative Knowledge Creation and Management in Information Retrieval  

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The final goal of Information Retrieval (IR) is knowledge production. However, it has been argued that knowledge production is not an individual effort but a collaborative effort. Collaboration in information retrieval is geared towards knowledge sharing and creation of new knowledge by users. This paper discusses Collaborative Information Retrieval (CIR) and how it culminates to knowledge creation. It explains how created knowledge is organized and structured. It describes a functional architecture for the development of a CIR prototype called MECOCIR. Some of the features of the prototype are presented as well as how they facilitate collaborative knowledge exploitation. Knowledge creation is explained through the knowledge conversion/transformation processes proposed by Nonaka and CIR activities that facilitate these processes are high-lighted and discussed

Odumuyiwa, Victor

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

125

Knowledge Discovery for Counterterrorism and Law Enforcement, 1 edition  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Most of the research aimed at counterterrorism, fraud detection, or other forensic applications assumes that this is a specialized application domain for mainstream knowledge discovery. Unfortunately, knowledge discovery changes completely when the datasets ...

David Skillicorn

2008-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

126

Proceedings of the fifth international conference on Knowledge capture  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In today's knowledge-driven world, effective access to and use of information is a key enabler for progress. Modern technologies not only are themselves knowledge-intensive technologies, but also produce enormous amounts of new information that we must ...

Yolanda Gil; Natasha Noy

2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #324: June 14, 2004 Knowledge...  

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4: June 14, 2004 Knowledge of Hybrid Electric Vehicles Continues to Grow to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact 324: June 14, 2004 Knowledge of Hybrid...

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Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact #441: October 30, 2006 Knowledge...  

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1: October 30, 2006 Knowledge about E85 to someone by E-mail Share Vehicle Technologies Office: Fact 441: October 30, 2006 Knowledge about E85 on Facebook Tweet about Vehicle...

129

Overview of Knowledge Economy in the Arab Region  

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This paper employs both the descriptive and comparative approaches and uses the definition of knowledge and knowledge indicators used in the literature to examine the existence and development of the knowledge economy in the Arab region. We fill the gap in the Arab literature and present a more comprehensive analysis of the development of knowledge indicators in the Arab region. Our findings support the first hypothesis that the knowledge economy exists in the Arab region and coincides with a substantial knowledge gap compared to other world regions. Our results corroborate the second hypothesis concerning the variation in knowledge indicators, according to the structure of the economy in the Arab region, and support the third hypothesis concerning the poor and slow progress in the trend of knowledge – related indicators in the Arab region. Therefore, it is essential for the Arab region to enhance the

Samia Satti; Osman Mohamed Nour; Samia Satti; Osman Mohamed Nour

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

130

Study on Knowledge Management Model Based on Business Process  

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As an encouraging innovation and breakthrough of management model, knowledge management is required by the management practice of hydropower development enterprises. However, there are still several limitations and insufficiencies in current practice ... Keywords: knowledge management, hydropower development enterprise, business process

Ziye Li; Youmin Xi; Jing Ge

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

131

Issues in knowledge access, retrieval and sharing - Case studies in a Caribbean health sector  

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In knowledge sharing forums different actors access each others knowledge to assist in their own decision making process. However, in absence of a formal knowledge management system this knowledge may not be available for use/reuse. In this research, ... Keywords: Healthcare sector, Internal knowledge-transaction costs, Knowledge flows, Knowledge items, Knowledge sharing

Gunjan Mansingh; Kweku-Muata Osei-Bryson; Han Reichgelt

2009-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

132

Knowledge audit for a large scale government KM strategy  

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The promise of increased organizational performance has brought about a high level of interest for knowledge management (KM) from the part of actors involved in research and practice over the last 15 years. Governments are also actively launching KM ... Keywords: knowledge audit, knowledge management planning

Marie-Christine Roy; Mireille Sager; Jean-Francois Ricard

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

133

Language, logic and ontology: Uncovering the structure of commonsense knowledge  

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The purpose of this paper is twofold: (i) we argue that the structure of commonsense knowledge must be discovered, rather than invented; and (ii) we argue that natural language, which is the best known theory of our (shared) commonsense knowledge, should ... Keywords: Commonsense knowledge, Ontology, Reasoning, Semantics

Walid S. Saba

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

134

Continuous improvement of knowledge management systems using Six Sigma methodology  

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Knowledge retrieval is a decisive part of the performance of a knowledge management system. In order to enhance retrieval accuracy, an effective performance evaluation mechanism is necessary. Nowadays, there is not a standard evaluation framework for ... Keywords: Knowledge retrieval evaluation, Six sigma

Chiajou Lin; F. Frank Chen; Hung-Da Wan; Yuh Min Chen; Glenn Kuriger

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

135

Efficient zero-knowledge identification schemes which respect privacy  

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At first glance, privacy and zero-knowledgeness seem to be similar properties. A scheme is private when no information is revealed on the prover and in a zero-knowledge scheme, communications should not leak provers' secrets. Until recently, privacy ... Keywords: identification, privacy, zero-knowledge

Julien Bringer; Hervé Chabanne; Thomas Icart

2009-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

136

Extensible Prototyping for pragmatic engineering of knowledge-based systems  

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Knowledge-based systems (KBSs) have been built and practically applied in various contexts for decades. Yet, they still challenge developers by their complexity: Apart from a sound knowledge base they likewise require comprehensive user interface (UI) ... Keywords: Agile development, Engineering knowledge-based systems, Evolutionary prototyping, Mixed fidelity prototyping, Participatory development, UI prototyping

Martina Freiberg; Albrecht Striffler; Frank Puppe

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

137

Inferring robot goals from violations of semantic knowledge  

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A growing body of literature shows that endowing a mobile robot with semantic knowledge and with the ability to reason from this knowledge can greatly increase its capabilities. In this paper, we present a novel use of semantic knowledge, to encode information ... Keywords: Description logics, Environment stabilization, Fault detection and isolation, Goal autonomy, Mobile robotics, Norms, Ontology, Planning, Semantic maps

Cipriano Galindo, Alessandro Saffiotti

2013-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

138

Knowledge mapping for rapidly evolving domains: A design science approach  

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Knowledge mapping can provide comprehensive depictions of rapidly evolving scientific domains. Taking the design science approach, we developed a Web-based knowledge mapping system (i.e., Nano Mapper) that provides interactive search and analysis on ... Keywords: Design science, Information systems, Knowledge mapping

Yan Dang; Yulei Zhang; Paul Jen-Hwa Hu; Susan A. Brown; Hsinchun Chen

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

139

Towards a knowledge society in India: issues for management  

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The paper points out that in the evolutionary process of human society, different groups of people have been left at different levels. Therefore, within countries, it is necessary to identify these different levels and tailor modern knowledge/skill ... Keywords: knowledge management, knowledge society, skill management, technology management

Y. S. Rajan

2003-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

140

Integrated knowledge management model and system for construction projects  

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In the past there has been no structured approach to learning from construction projects once they are completed. Now, however, the construction industry is adapting concepts of tacit and explicit knowledge management to improve the situation. Top managers ... Keywords: COPRAS method, Construction projects management, Knowledge management, Multiple criteria and multivariant analysis, Tacit and explicit knowledge

L. Kanapeckiene; A. Kaklauskas; E. K. Zavadskas; M. Seniut

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Organizational Memory/Knowledge Effects on Productivity: A Longitudinal Study  

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This paper discusses a longitudinal study that explored the relationship between use of organizational memory and knowledge (OM/K) and knowledge worker productivity within the engineering group at a nuclear power plant. Three data points were taken over ... Keywords: Knowledge Management Systems, Organizational Memory Systems, Organizational Learning, IS Success

M. Jennex; L. Olfman

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

142

Knowledge-based strategies: a foundation of a typology  

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Knowledge, besides being recognised as a business asset, is being considered a crucial component of business strategy. As a result, companies are investing heavily in Information Systems (IS) technologies. Unfortunately, very often the investments ... Keywords: IS technologies, business strategy, information systems, information technology, knowledge management, knowledge-based strategy, typology

Meir Russ; Jeannette K. Jones; Robert Fineman

2005-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

143

GMS: preserving multiple expert voices in scientific knowledge management  

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Computer archives of scientific and engineering knowledge must insure the accuracy, completeness, and validity of their contents. Unfortunately, designers of these sites often overlook the social and cognitive context of scientific activity in favor ... Keywords: cognitive psychology, ethnography, expert communities, information architecture, interaction design, knowledge design, scientific knowledge management, user interface design

Adria H. Liszka; William A. Stubblefield; Stephen D. Kleban

2003-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

144

Workplan and Annex: Solar Resource Knowledge Management  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

''Solar Resource Knowledge Management'' will be a new task under the International Energy Agency's Solar Heating and Cooling Programme. The task development has involved researchers from Germany, France, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Canada, the U.S. that have been engaged in the use of satellite imagery to develop solar resource maps and datasets around the world. The task will address three major areas: (1) ''Benchmarking'' of satellite-based solar resource methods so that resource information derived from approaches developed in one country or based on a specific satellite can be quantitatively intercompared with methods from other countries using different satellites, as well as with ground data; (2) Data archiving and dissemination procedures, especially focusing on access to the data by end users; and (3) basic R&D for improving the reliability and usability of the data, and for examining new types of products important to the solar industry, such as solar resource forecasts.

Renne, D.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

145

DOE Essential Body of Knowledge | Department of Energy  

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Essential Body of Knowledge Essential Body of Knowledge DOE Essential Body of Knowledge DOE Essential Body of Knowledge & Core Competency Training The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) utilized DOE cybersecurity policy, best practices and lessons learned, and comprehensive internal needs assessments to identify fundamental cybersecurity functional roles and associated responsibilities to and define the essential body of knowledge (EBK) needed to support cybersecurity responsibilities and activities within the Department. Components of the EBK are assigned to each functional role, and customized curriculum is determined for each key role via core competency worksheets. The OCIO has determined the following roles to be key functional cyber roles within the Department:

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GEF-Knowledge Management Initiative | Open Energy Information  

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Knowledge Management Initiative Knowledge Management Initiative Jump to: navigation, search Name GEF Knowledge Management Initiative: Strategic Framework and Work-Plan for GEF-5 Agency/Company /Organization Global Environment Facility (GEF) Resource Type Dataset, Lessons learned/best practices Website http://www.thegef.org/gef/site Program Start 2010 References GEF Knowledge Management[1] GEF Knowledge Management Initiative: Strategic Framework and Work-Plan for GEF-5 Screenshot " In December 2010, the Secretariat launched the KMI with the goal of ensuring that GEF knowledge, information and data are identified, captured, and shared in their entirety and developed as a strategic asset in a coherent and comprehensive manner." References ↑ "GEF Knowledge Management"

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Preservice teachers' knowledge of linear functions within multiple representation modes  

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This study examines preservice teachers’ knowledge in the case of linear functions. Teachers’ knowledge in general consists of their subject matter knowledge and their pedagogical content knowledge. In this study, teachers’ subject matter knowledge is examined by looking at their ability to adapt to different representation modes. The framework for subject matter content knowledge consists of five components: (1) flexibility across formal mathematical symbolisms; (2) flexibility between visual and algebraic representations; (3) flexibility within visual representations; (4) flexibility with real-life situations, and (5) procedural skills. In terms of pedagogical content knowledge, two aspects were examined across five corresponding components. These two aspects were knowledge of students’ conceptions and misconceptions, and teachers’ teaching strategies. The primary source of data for the study was from two tests and six interviews. The results showed preservice teachers performed poorly in terms of representation flexibility. Furthermore, most of the preservice teachers had limited knowledge of the nature and sources of students’ mistakes as well as effective teaching strategies to help students with their misconceptions. In terms of knowledge structure, representation flexibility was found to be significant in both CK and PCK compared to procedural skills. Moreover, the representational flexibility in terms of CK seemed to strongly predict the overall PCK performance. Representational flexibility seemed to be related to the use of instructional representations. Overall, there was a strong relationship between various components of CK and PCK.

You, Zhixia

2006-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

148

Workplan and Annex: Solar Resource Knowledge Management  

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''Solar Resource Knowledge Management'' will be a new task under the International Energy Agency's Solar Heating and Cooling Programme. The task development has involved researchers from Germany, France, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Canada, the U.S. that have been engaged in the use of satellite imagery to develop solar resource maps and datasets around the world. The task will address three major areas: (1) ''Benchmarking'' of satellite-based solar resource methods so that resource information derived from approaches developed in one country or based on a specific satellite can be quantitatively intercompared with methods from other countries using different satellites, as well as with ground data; (2) Data archiving and dissemination procedures, especially focusing on access to the data by end users; and (3) basic R&D for improving the reliability and usability of the data, and for examining new types of products important to the solar industry, such as solar resource forecasts.

Renne, D.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

149

Capturing Process Knowledge for Facility Deactivation and Decommissioning |  

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

Capturing Process Knowledge for Facility Deactivation and Capturing Process Knowledge for Facility Deactivation and Decommissioning Capturing Process Knowledge for Facility Deactivation and Decommissioning The Office of Environmental Management (EM) is responsible for the disposition of a vast number of facilities at numerous sites around the country which have been declared excess to current mission needs. Capturing Process Knowledge for Facility Deactivation and Decommissioning More Documents & Publications Capturing Process Knowledge for Facility Deactivation and Decommissioning Deactivation & Decommissioning Knowledge Management Information Tool (D&D KM-IT) Above on the left is K-25, at Oak Ridge before and after the 844,000 sq-ft demolition. In addition, on the right: K Cooling Tower at Savannah River Site demolition.

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Processes, data structures, and apparatuses for representing knowledge  

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Processes, data structures, and apparatuses to represent knowledge are disclosed. The processes can comprise labeling elements in a knowledge signature according to concepts in an ontology and populating the elements with confidence values. The data structures can comprise knowledge signatures stored on computer-readable media. The knowledge signatures comprise a matrix structure having elements labeled according to concepts in an ontology, wherein the value of the element represents a confidence that the concept is present in an information space. The apparatus can comprise a knowledge representation unit having at least one ontology stored on a computer-readable medium, at least one data-receiving device, and a processor configured to generate knowledge signatures by comparing datasets obtained by the data-receiving devices to the ontologies.

Hohimer, Ryan E. (West Richland, WA); Thomson, Judi R. (Guelph, CA); Harvey, William J. (Richland, WA); Paulson, Patrick R. (Pasco, WA); Whiting, Mark A. (Richland, WA); Tratz, Stephen C. (Richland, WA); Chappell, Alan R. (Seattle, WA); Butner, R. Scott (Richland, WA)

2011-09-20T23:59:59.000Z

151

Knowledge Capture and Transfer Program | Department of Energy  

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Performance-Based Culture » Performance-Based Culture » Knowledge Capture and Transfer Program Knowledge Capture and Transfer Program The Office of Learning and Workforce Development is working with Heads of Departmental Elements, DOE senior leaders and subject-matter-experts to capture and transfer the knowledge and experiences of its current employees, through the Knowledge Capture and Transfer Program. This program is initiating immediate action to stem the potential loss of critical knowledge and skills possessed by older, retirement eligible employees. Recognizing adverse economic conditions and dwindling budgets, the DOE will utilize cost-effective methods, including leveraging the highly technical and diverse expertise within the Department, to help address its knowledge capture and transfer challenges.

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Acquisition, Articulation, and Transferring of Knowledge in Professional Learning Communities (PLC)  

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The mastery of some form of esoteric knowledge unique to theas “experts who applied esoteric knowledge to particularand codified body of esoteric knowledge in the teaching

Vargas, Patricio

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

153

Knowcations: the quest for a personal knowledge management solution  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

During the author's PhD studies in the early 90s, an idea originated for a database system (DBS) supporting Personal Knowledge Management (PKM). Since then, a prototype has been continuously expanded to integrate additional uses and functionalities. ... Keywords: KM building blocks, PKM, capacity development, collaboration, creativity, domains of ignorance, emotional capital, evolution, future of work, intellectual capital, knowledge society, knowns, mastery, memes, memetics, personal knowledge management, selfish gene, social capital, unknowns

Ulrich Schmitt

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

154

3 Knowledge Systems: Outcome of the  

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was to identify near-term and medium-term opportunities for strengthening the content of agricultural education/curriculum and information systems to meet the needs of smallholder farmers in areas of the developing world where agriculture lags behind needs. Traditionally called extension, teaching and research, more recently these systems are recognized as complex, interactive activities of knowledge and technology use, generation and exchange among farmers, extension workers, teachers and researchers. Major workshop objectives were 1) to identify opportunities to give voice and access to smallholders (and their information support systems) using new social networking tools for agricultural content development; and 2) creating a new agricultural education, information and training matrix. Participants (see list of participants and workshop program at the end of this section) included agricultural scientists with experience in South Asia and Africa, representatives of NGOs specializing in agricultural issues, senior faculty from African, South Asia, European and US universities, agriculture graduate students from Asian and African countries, private sector representatives, representatives from international agriculture organizations, and information technology experts. The report generated after the workshop was very much a working document. It was quickly compiled so that the ideas and recommendations emerging from discussions could provide a basis for the followup workshop in Zambia just six weeks later in November 2007, described in Section 2. Participants at the Cornell workshop were invited to submit two-page project concepts based on the “problem space” and “solution hypotheses ” identified in the workshop synthesis (which follows), for consideration at the Zambia workshop. In all, 33 project concepts or “solution scenarios ” were submitted. These became the basis for work, discussions and development of full proposals at the Zambia workshop. 3 Cornell Workshop Report

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2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

155

Knowledge Partnership for Measuring Air Pollution and Greenhouse...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Measuring Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Asia Jump to: navigation, search Name Knowledge Partnership for Measuring Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Asia...

156

A Workflow Design Process for Public Healthcare Knowledge ...  

A Workflow Design Process for Public Healthcare Knowledge Discovery Note: The technology described above is an early stage opportunity. Licensing rights to this ...

157

Fermilab Friends for Science Education | Tree of Knowledge  

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at the Lederman Science Center is the lovely bronze sculptured tree adorned with brass leaves. The Tree of Knowledge is an opportunity for contributors to perpetuate their...

158

Time and Encoding Effects in the Concealed Knowledge Test  

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The case for polygraph tests. In D. L. Faigman, D. H. Kaye,based guilty knowledge test. International Journal ofcountermeasures to P300-based tests of detection of

Seymour, Travis L.; Fraynt, Becky R.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

159

Design of currency, markets, and economy for knowledge  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Information markets benefit the communities they serve by facilitating electronic distributed exchange of information. Further benefits include enhancing knowledge sharing, innovation, and productivity. This research ...

Shen, Dawei

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

160

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities for Key Radiation Protection...  

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

Notice No. 1 November 2007 DOE STANDARD KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES FOR KEY RADIATION PROTECTION POSITIONS AT DOE FACILITIES U.S. Department of Energy FSC 6910...

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M.: An Ontology-Based Framework for Representing Organizational Knowledge  

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Abstract: This paper describes an ontology-based organizational knowledge representation framework focused on the specification of a two kinds of ontologies: the top level ontology containing concepts characterizing the typical organizational background and COKE ontologies representing so called core organizational knowledge entities. The framework constitutes an abstract representation of organizational knowledge providing a semantic support for designing knowledge management infrastructure able to interoperate with systems already existing in an organization. Moreover, the annotation of COKE w.r.t. the top level ontology allowed by the framework facilitates their semi-automatic handling, retrieval and evolution monitoring.

Andrea Gualtieri; Massimo Ruffolo

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

162

On technology for functional requirement-based reference design retrieval in engineering knowledge management  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Engineering design is a knowledge-intensive process, and includes conceptual design, detailed design, engineering analysis, assembly design, process design, and performance evaluation. Each of these tasks involves various aspects of technical knowledge ... Keywords: Engineering design, Knowledge management, Knowledge retrieval

Yuh-Jen Chen; Yuh-Min Chen; Hui-Chuan Chu; Hao-Yun Kao

2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

163

Sustainable building technology knowledge representation: Using Semantic Web techniques  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The global quest for sustainability in the exploitation of resources and the need for carbon foot-print reduction has resulted in the development of a large number of innovations and a huge amount of knowledge on sustainable building technologies. Unfortunately, ... Keywords: Knowledge representation, Ontology, Photovoltaic system, Semantic Web, Sustainable building technology

Joseph H. M. Tah; Henry F. Abanda

2011-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

164

Knowledge management within information security: the case of Barings Bank  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Managing the growing problem of computer fraud within organisations has led researchers and practitioners to emphasise the need to take into account the 'social' aspects of information security. In addition, wider organisational issues such as ... Keywords: Barings Bank, KM, computer fraud, information security management, knowledge management, manager awareness, opportunities, organisational functions, social aspects, tacit knowledge, technical aspects

Shalini Kesar

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

165

Opportunities for knowledge management tools in clinical genetic services  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This study aims to characterize the challenges in utilizing genetic information in health care and to identify opportunities for genetics knowledge management. Taking a grounded theory approach, we conducted semi-structured interviews with 48 New Zealand ... Keywords: clinical decision support systems, human genetics, knowledge management

Yulong Gu, Jim Warren, Karen Day

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

166

Texas Tech University Knowledge Representation Group Reasoning about agents intentions  

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1 Texas Tech University Knowledge Representation Group Reasoning about agents intentions Justin Blount and Michael Gelfond October 17, 2011 #12;2 Texas Tech University Knowledge Representation Group) and a rational agents response to the failure of a plan to achieve its goal. #12;3 Texas Tech University

Zhang, Yuanlin

167

Texas Tech University Knowledge Representation Group Modular Action Language ALM  

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1 Texas Tech University Knowledge Representation Group Modular Action Language ALM Michael Gelfond and Daniela Inclezan Computer Science Department Texas Tech University February 11, 2010 #12;2 Texas Tech for specifying such diagrams. #12;3 Texas Tech University Knowledge Representation Group Action Languages and ASP

Zhang, Yuanlin

168

Design of a knowledge-based logistics strategy system  

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Traditionally, the formulation of logistics strategies to execute various logistics services is done by human experts. In this paper, a knowledge-based logistics strategy system (KLSS) is designed in helping them to support the logistics strategy development ... Keywords: Case-based reasoning, Data warehouse, Knowledge-based system, Logistics strategy, On-line analytical processing

Harry K. H. Chow; K. L. Choy; W. B. Lee; Felix T. S. Chan

2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

169

Measuring and repairing inconsistency in probabilistic knowledge bases  

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In this paper we present a family of measures aimed at determining the amount of inconsistency in probabilistic knowledge bases. Our approach to measuring inconsistency is graded in the sense that we consider minimal adjustments in the degrees of certainty ... Keywords: CADIAG-2, Inconsistency, Measures of inconsistency, Probabilistic knowledge bases, Probabilistic satisfiability

David Picado Muiòo

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

170

Velo: riding the knowledge management wave for simulation and modeling  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Modern scientific enterprises are inherently knowledge-intensive. In general, scientific studies in domains such as geosciences, climate, and biology require the acquisition and manipulation of large amounts of experimental and field data in order to ... Keywords: content management, knowledge management, scientific modeling, simulation, wiki

Ian Gorton; Chandrika Sivaramakrishnan; Gary Black; Signe White; Sumit Purohit; Michael Madison; Karen Schuchardt

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

171

Heart Knowledge A short time after being diagnosed with  

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Heart Knowledge A short time after being diagnosed with cancer in December of 2005 I was having healing." "Listen with your heart," he said. He insisted I put my full faith in my oncologist, my surgeon that I needed to attend to my "inner healing and heart knowledge." What did Cliff mean by "heart

O'Laughlin, Jay

172

Extracting Meronyms for a Biology Knowledge Base Using Distant Supervision  

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proven elusive. This paper reports on a thor- ough exploration of distant supervision to learn a meronymExtracting Meronyms for a Biology Knowledge Base Using Distant Supervision Xiao Ling, Daniel S Information Extraction; Relation Extraction; Distant Su- pervision; Automated Knowledge Base Construction 1

Anderson, Richard

173

Identification of signatures in biomedical spectra using domain knowledge  

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Objective: Demonstrate that incorporating domain knowledge into feature selection methods helps identify interpretable features with predictive capability comparable to a state-of-the-art classifier. Methods: Two feature selection methods, one using ... Keywords: Classification of biomedical spectra, Consensus feature sets, Dimensionality reduction, Domain knowledge, Feature selection, Genetic algorithm, L1-norm SVM, Spectral signature

Erinija Pranckeviciene; Ray Somorjai; Richard Baumgartner; Moon-Gu Jeon

2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

174

Knowledge management in supply chain: An empirical study from France  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Supply chain management has assumed a leading operations strategy position in both manufacturing and service industries, and over the past 10years companies have seriously implemented supply chain management strategies in their organizations. Knowledge ... Keywords: Empirical research, Framework, Knowledge management, Supply chain

Karine Evrard Samuel; Marie-Lyne Goury; Angappa Gunasekaran; Alain Spalanzani

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

175

A knowledge representation model for the nuclear power generation domain  

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A knowledge representation model for the nuclear power field is proposed. The model is a generalized production rule function inspired by a neural network approach that enables the representation of physical systems of nuclear power plants. The article ... Keywords: Knowledge representation, Nuclear power plant, Physical systems, Production rules

Thiago Tinoco Pires

2007-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

176

Knowledge-Intensive Work in the Oil and Gas Industry  

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Knowledge-Intensive Work in the Oil and Gas Industry: A Case Study Thesis for the degree collaborative work practices within a large international oil and gas company (OGC). The work is founded empirical findings, we argue that in knowledge-intensive, interdisciplinary work such as oil and gas

Langseth, Helge

177

Run-time validation of knowledge-based systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

As knowledge bases become more complex it is increasingly unlikely that they will have been validated against all possible data and therefore an increasing risk of making errors. Run-time validation is checking whether the output of a knowledge base ... Keywords: anomalies, outliers, prudence, ripple-down rules, validation

Angela Finlayson, Paul Compton

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

178

Strong concepts: Intermediate-level knowledge in interaction design research  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Design-oriented research practices create opportunities for constructing knowledge that is more abstracted than particular instances, without aspiring to be at the scope of generalized theories. We propose an intermediate design knowledge form that we ... Keywords: Design research, bare-skin connection, seamfulness, social navigation, strong concepts

Kristina Höök; Jonas Löwgren

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

179

Technical Specialized Knowledge and Secondary Shares in Initial Public Offerings  

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This paper utilizes an understudied but often utilized aspect of initial public offerings (IPOs), secondary shares, to examine whether the knowledge conditions of firms give rise to agency problems that limit the ability of founders and venture capitalists ... Keywords: IPOs, entrepreneurship, founder exit, secondary shares, specialized knowledge, venture capital

Marc T. Junkunc; Jonathan T. Eckhardt

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

180

LUBM: A benchmark for OWL knowledge base systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We describe our method for benchmarking Semantic Web knowledge base systems with respect to use in large OWL applications. We present the Lehigh University Benchmark (LUBM) as an example of how to design such benchmarks. The LUBM features an ontology ... Keywords: Evaluation, Knowledge base system, Lehigh University Benchmark, Semantic Web

Yuanbo Guo; Zhengxiang Pan; Jeff Heflin

2005-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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181

Learning adaptation knowledge to improve case-based reasoning  

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Case-Based Reasoning systems retrieve and reuse solutions for previously solved problems that have been encountered and remembered as cases. In some domains, particularly where the problem solving is a classification task, the retrieved solution can ... Keywords: Adaptation knowledge, Case-based reasoning, Introspective learning, Knowledge acquisition, Machine learning

Susan Craw; Nirmalie Wiratunga; Ray C. Rowe

2006-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

182

Desalination 167 (2004) 27–37 Greywater reuse: knowledge management for sustainability  

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This paper aims to highlight the value of knowledge management in greywater reuse. It presents a model of knowledge management that shows how institutional knowledge can be created in water management. It is concluded that water knowledge is created through developing a process of transforming water tacit knowledge to explicit knowledge. The knowledge creation is realized through a process of socialization. Local knowledge can be formalized through the reflection of water professionals. A case study on greywater reuse in Jordan is presented.

Odeh Al-jayyousi

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

183

LEDSGP/tools/knowledge-portals | Open Energy Information  

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tools/knowledge-portals tools/knowledge-portals < LEDSGP‎ | tools Jump to: navigation, search LEDSGP Logo.png Advancing climate-resilient low emission development around the world Home About Tools Expert Assistance Events Publications Join Us Tools Activities Inventory LEDS Toolkits Knowledge Portals Featured Tools Knowledge Portals The following knowledge portals provided by our partner institutions also support climate-resilient low emission development. Clean Energy Solutions Center The Clean Energy Solutions Center serves as a first-stop clearinghouse of clean energy policy reports, data and tools, and provides interactive expert assistance and training forums. The Solutions Center is an initiative of the Clean Energy Ministerial, a global forum to share best practices and promote policies and programs that encourage and facilitate

184

NUCLEAR INCIDENT CAPABILITIES, KNOWLEDGE & ENABLER LEVERAGING  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The detonation of a 10 Kiloton Improvised Nuclear Device (IND) is a serious scenario that the United States must be prepared to address. The likelihood of a single nuclear bomb exploding in a single city is greater today than at the height of the Cold War. Layered defenses against domestic nuclear terrorism indicate that our government continues to view the threat as credible. The risk of such an event is further evidenced by terrorists desire to acquire nuclear weapons. The act of nuclear terrorism, particularly an act directed against a large population center in the United States, will overwhelm the capabilities of many local and state governments to respond, and will seriously challenge existing federal response capabilities. A 10 Kiloton IND detonation would cause total infrastructure damage in a 3-mile radius and levels of radiation spanning out 3,000 square miles. In a densely populated urban area, the anticipated casualties would be in excess of several hundred thousand. Although there would be enormous loss of life, housing and infrastructure, an IND detonation is a recoverable event. We can reduce the risk of these high-consequence, nontraditional threats by enhancing our nuclear detection architecture and establishing well planned and rehearsed plans for coordinated response. It is also important for us to identify new and improved ways to foster collaboration regarding the response to the IND threat to ensure the demand and density of expertise required for such an event is postured and prepared to mobilize, integrate, and support a myriad of anticipated challenges. We must be prepared to manage the consequences of such an event in a deliberate manner and get beyond notions of total devastation by adopting planning assumptions around survivability and resiliency. Planning for such a scenario needs to be decisive in determining a response based on competencies and desired outcomes. It is time to synthesize known threats and plausible consequences into action. Much work needs to be accomplished to enhance nuclear preparedness and to substantially bolster and clarify the capacity to deploy competent resources. Until detailed plans are scripted, and personnel and other resources are postured, and exercised, IND specific planning remains an urgent need requiring attention and action. Although strategic guidance, policies, concepts of operations, roles, responsibilities, and plans governing the response and consequence management for the IND scenario exist, an ongoing integration challenge prevails regarding how best to get capable and competent surge capacity personnel (disaster reservists) and other resources engaged and readied in an up-front manner with pre-scripted assignments to augment the magnitude of anticipated demands of expertise. With the above in mind, Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) puts science to work to create and deploy practical, high-value, cost-effective nuclear solutions. As the Department of Energy's (DOE) applied research and development laboratory, SRNL supports Savannah River Site (SRS) operations, DOE, national initiatives, and other federal agencies, across the country and around the world. SRNL's parent at SRS also employs more than 8,000 personnel. The team is a great asset that seeks to continue their service in the interest of national security and stands ready to accomplish new missions. Overall, an integral part of the vision for SRNL's National and Homeland Security Directorate is the establishment of a National Security Center at SRNL, and development of state of the science capabilities (technologies and trained technical personnel) for responding to emergency events on local, regional, or national scales. This entails leveraging and posturing the skills, knowledge and experience base of SRS personnel to deliver an integrated capability to support local, state, and federal authorities through the development of pre-scripted requests for assistance, agreements, and plans. It also includes developing plans, training, exercises, recruitment strategies, and processes to e

Kinney, J.; Newman, J.; Goodwyn, A.; Dewes, J.

2011-04-18T23:59:59.000Z

185

Sharing tacit design knowledge in a distributed design environment  

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Throughout the life-cycle of a design project, architects rely heavily on their tacit design knowledge to support design decisions. Tacit knowledge is highly personal and implicit. As such, it encompasses expertise, intuitive understanding, and professional insight formed as a result of experience. Due to its implicit nature, tacit design knowledge is typically shared only among colleagues who work in the same office through face-toface interactions. With emerging Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC) technologies, designers face new opportunities for capturing and reusing tacit design knowledge. However, there is no accepted CMC strategy for sharing tacit design knowledge in the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industry. This research investigates the impact of tacit design knowledge on design performance in a distributed design environment supported by CMC software. The software was developed and tested in three design studios in which design students sought advice from experts in remote locations. It provides tools for showing images, such as drawings and renderings, and for engaging in a written dialogue (chat session). The written and graphic artifacts of the conversation are stored in a Web-accessible database. The chat sessions included the identification, clarification, and explanation of real problems. Dialogue records provide evidence of a significant influence upon the students� approach to conceptual design. Content analysis of the comments from the experts provides qualitative evidence for the software�s effectiveness. The participants shared past experience, professional recommendations, and intuitive expectations. In follow-up surveys, most participants reported that their experience with the software was very enjoyable and the software is well-designed to support sharing of design knowledge. This research also suggests that tacit design knowledge may be confidently captured and shared through careful strategic implementation of CMC technology in a distributed design environment. Demographic and attitudinal surveys of the participants suggest that enabling factors for sharing tacit design knowledge include knowledge sharing attitude, just-in-time expertise matching, and timing of the communication.

Woo, Jeong-Han

2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

186

Conflicts between privacy and property: The discourse in personal and organizational knowledge  

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The paper critically examines knowledge ownership when personal or organizational knowledge is transferred between individuals or between individuals and organizations. Employing a form of discourse analysis, we analyse the data from three complementary ... Keywords: Knowledge transfer, Organizational knowledge, Personal knowledge, Privacy rights, Property rights, Strategic knowledge

Alina Dulipovici; Richard Baskerville

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

187

Knowledge Management Enablers, Processes, and Organizational Performance: An Integrative View and Empirical Examination  

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Knowledge is recognized as an important weapon for sustaining competitive advantage and many companies are beginning to manage organizational knowledge. Researchers have investigated knowledge management factors such as enablers, processes, and performance. ... Keywords: Knowledge Management, Knowledge Management Enablers, Knowledge-Creating Processes, Organizational Creativity, Organizational Performance

Heeseok Lee; Byounggu Choi

2003-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

188

Beyond the map: issues in the design of a virtual 3D knowledge space for aboriginal knowledge  

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This paper examines the role of Virtual Reality technologies (in particular, the Digital Songlines Environment), in the expression of a sustainable Aboriginal landscape knowledge base. The effectiveness of these new kinds of knowledge practice is framed ... Keywords: cross cultural, design, information visualization, virtual heritage

Malcolm Pumpa

2007-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

189

The data dictionary: A view into the CTBT knowledge base  

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The data dictionary for the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) knowledge base provides a comprehensive, current catalog of the projected contents of the knowledge base. It is written from a data definition view of the knowledge base and therefore organizes information in a fashion that allows logical storage within the computer. The data dictionary introduces two organization categories of data: the datatype, which is a broad, high-level category of data, and the dataset, which is a specific instance of a datatype. The knowledge base, and thus the data dictionary, consist of a fixed, relatively small number of datatypes, but new datasets are expected to be added on a regular basis. The data dictionary is a tangible result of the design effort for the knowledge base and is intended to be used by anyone who accesses the knowledge base for any purpose, such as populating the knowledge base with data, or accessing the data for use with automatic data processing (ADP) routines, or browsing through the data for verification purposes. For these two reasons, it is important to discuss the development of the data dictionary as well as to describe its contents to better understand its usefulness; that is the purpose of this paper.

Shepherd, E.R.; Keyser, R.G.; Armstrong, H.M. [and others

1997-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

190

Capturing Process Knowledge for Facility Deactivation and Decommissioning  

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Tech Assistance Tech Assistance Savannah River National Laboratory- Assess Adequacy of Process Knowledge for D&D Guidance for Determining Adequacy of Process Knowledge Page 1 of 2 Savannah River National Laboratory South Carolina Capturing Process Knowledge for Facility Deactivation and Decommissioning Challenge The Office of Environmental Management (EM) is responsible for the disposition of a vast number of facilities at numerous sites around the country which have been declared excess to current mission needs. When such excess facilities are scheduled for deactivation and decommissioning (D&D), among the tasks the responsible project team is faced with include the evaluation and planning for the removal, characterization, and disposition of all legacy

191

Sustaining knowledge in the neutron generator community and benchmarking study.  

SciTech Connect

In 2004, the Responsive Neutron Generator Product Deployment department embarked upon a partnership with the Systems Engineering and Analysis knowledge management (KM) team to develop knowledge management systems for the neutron generator (NG) community. This partnership continues today. The most recent challenge was to improve the current KM system (KMS) development approach by identifying a process that will allow staff members to capture knowledge as they learn it. This 'as-you-go' approach will lead to a sustainable KM process for the NG community. This paper presents a historical overview of NG KMSs, as well as research conducted to move toward sustainable KM.

Barrentine, Tameka C.; Kennedy, Bryan C.; Saba, Anthony W.; Turgeon, Jennifer L.; Schneider, Julia Teresa; Stubblefield, William Anthony; Baldonado, Esther

2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

192

Knowledge based systems: From process control to policy analysis  

SciTech Connect

Los Alamos has been pursuing the use of Knowledge Based Systems for many years. These systems are currently being used to support projects that range across many production and operations areas. By investing time and money in people and equipment, Los Alamos has developed one of the strongest knowledge based systems capabilities within the DOE. Staff of Los Alamos` Mechanical & Electronic Engineering Division are using these knowledge systems to increase capability, productivity and competitiveness in areas of manufacturing quality control, robotics, process control, plant design and management decision support. This paper describes some of these projects and associated technical program approaches, accomplishments, benefits and future goals.

Marinuzzi, J.G.

1993-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

193

Knowledge based systems: From process control to policy analysis  

SciTech Connect

Los Alamos has been pursuing the use of Knowledge Based Systems for many years. These systems are currently being used to support projects that range across many production and operations areas. By investing time and money in people and equipment, Los Alamos has developed one of the strongest knowledge based systems capabilities within the DOE. Staff of Los Alamos' Mechanical Electronic Engineering Division are using these knowledge systems to increase capability, productivity and competitiveness in areas of manufacturing quality control, robotics, process control, plant design and management decision support. This paper describes some of these projects and associated technical program approaches, accomplishments, benefits and future goals.

Marinuzzi, J.G.

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

194

Office of Nuclear Energy Knowledge Management Program Situational Analysis Report  

SciTech Connect

Knowledge management (KM) has been a high priority for the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) for the past several years. NE Programs are moving toward well-established knowledge management practices and a formal knowledge management program has been established. Knowledge management is being practiced to some level within each of the NE programs. Although it continues to evolve as NE programs evolve, a formal strategic plan that guides the implementation of KM has been developed. Despite the acceptance of KM within DOE NE, more work is necessary before the NE KM program can be considered fully successful. Per Dr. David J. Skyrme[1], an organization typically moves through the following evolutionary phases: (1) Ad-hoc - KM is being practiced to some level in some parts of the organization; (2) Formal - KM is established as a formal project or program; (3) Expanding - the use of KM as a discipline grows in practice across different parts of the organization; (4) Cohesive - there is a degree of coordination of KM; (5) Integrated - there are formal standards and approaches that give every individual access to most organizational knowledge through common interfaces; and (6) Embedded - KM is part-and-parcel of everyday tasks; it blends seamlessly into the background. According to the evolutionary phases, the NE KM program is operating at the two lower levels, Ad-hoc and Formal. Although KM is being practiced to some level, it is not being practiced in a consistent manner across the NE programs. To be fully successful, more emphasis must be placed on establishing KM standards and processes for collecting, organizing, sharing and accessing NE knowledge. Existing knowledge needs to be prioritized and gathered on a routine basis, its existence formally recorded in a knowledge inventory. Governance to ensure the quality of the knowledge being used must also be considered. For easy retrieval, knowledge must be organized according to a taxonomy that mimics nuclear energy programs. Technologies need to be established to make accessing the knowledge easier for the user. Finally, knowledge needs to be used as part of a well defined work process.

Kimberlyn C. Mousseau

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

195

Receptive Fields within the Combinatorial Pyramid Framework  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A hierarchical structure is a stack of successively reduced image representations. Each basic element of a hierarchical structure is the father of a set of elements in the level below. The transitive closure of this father-child relationship associates ...

Luc Brun; Walter G. Kropatsch

2002-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

196

Sponsors Reception for the American Chemical Society ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... on long-term basic research industry needs ... uses federal-industry-university partnerships to ... including chemicals; electronics; energy, power, and ...

2010-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

197

ENERGY RECEPTION AND TRANSFER IN PHOTOSYNTHESIS  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

REDUCTION CYCLE IN PHOTOSYNTHESIS I C. (p keto C, (ribulose)PROCESSES IN PHOTOSYNTHESIS Fig. 2 0 . ZLomellar disk e x p

Calvin, Melvin

1958-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

198

2013 Postdoctoral Reception | Argonne National Laboratory  

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By - Any - Energy -Energy efficiency --Vehicles ---Automotive engineering ---Hybrid & electric vehicles -Energy sources -Energy usage --Energy storage ---Batteries --Smart Grid...

199

World Bank-Climate Change Knowledge Portal | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Portal Portal Jump to: navigation, search Logo: World Bank-Climate Change Knowledge Portal Name World Bank-Climate Change Knowledge Portal Agency/Company /Organization World Bank Sector Climate Resource Type Maps, Training materials, Lessons learned/best practices Website http://sdwebx.worldbank.org/cl References World Bank-Climate Change Knowledge Portal[1] Abstract The WB Climate Change Portal is intended to provide quick and readily accessible climate and climate-related data to policy makers and development practitioners. World Bank-Climate Change Knowledge Portal Screenshot "The WB Climate Change Portal is intended to provide quick and readily accessible climate and climate-related data to policy makers and development practitioners. The site also includes a mapping visualization tool (webGIS) that displays

200

Energy, Buildings and the Environment: A Sociology of Knowledge and  

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Energy, Buildings and the Environment: A Sociology of Knowledge and Energy, Buildings and the Environment: A Sociology of Knowledge and Technology Transfer Speaker(s): Elizabeth Shove Date: March 20, 2001 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Satkartar K. Kinney Social scientists' contribution to the analysis of energy, buildings and the environment is frequently confined to the study of human behavior. This talk, based on the recent book, "A Sociology of Energy, Buildings and the Environment: Constructing Knowledge, Designing Practice", by Simon Guy and Elizabeth Shove (2000), outlines a range of other more challenging roles. Questions about the production and use of technical knowledge raise and engage with important issues for the sociology of science and technology, and for energy research and policy. How are technical

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201

The Role of Knowledge in Visual Shape Representation  

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This report shows how knowledge about the visual world can be built into a shape representation in the form of a descriptive vocabulary making explicit the important geometrical relationships comprising objects' shapes. ...

Saund, Eric

1988-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

202

Efficient representation of linguistic knowledge for continuous speech understanding  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper describes a linguistic knowledge representation technique suitable for reducing analysis time and memory requirements in a parser for continuous speech. Parsing speech, having to process a lattice of word hypotheses instead of a string of ...

P. Baggia; E. Gerbino; E. Giachin; C. Rullent

1991-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

203

Uncertainty management in a distributed knowledge based system  

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In many situations, a knowledge source may not give definite hypothesis; it can only express its belief and disbelief in multiple hypotheses, We present a scheme of uncertainty management in such a system. Disbelief is given a considerable importance ...

Naseem A. Khan; Ramesh Jain

1985-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

204

Knowledge Discovery from Sensor Data for Security Applications  

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Evolving threat situations in a post 9/11 world demand faster and more reliable decisions to thwart the adversary. One critical path to enhanced threat cognizance is through online knowledge discovery based on dynamic, heterogeneous data available from strategically placed wide-area sensor networks. The knowledge discovery process needs to coordinate adaptive predictive analysis with real-time analysis and decision support systems. The ability to detect precursors and signatures of rare events and change from massive and disparate data in real-time may require a paradigm shift in the science of knowledge discovery. This chapter describes a case study in the area of transportation security to describe both the key challenges, as well as the possible solution strategies, in this high-priority area. A suite of knowledge discovery tools developed for the purpose is described along with a discussion on future requirements.

Ganguly, Auroop R [ORNL; Omitaomu, Olufemi A [ORNL; Walker, Randy M [ORNL

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

205

Monitoring and Understanding Trends in Extreme Storms: State of Knowledge  

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The state of knowledge regarding trends and an understanding of their causes is presented for a specific subset of extreme weather and climate types. For severe convective storms (tornadoes, hailstorms, and severe thunderstorms), differences in time and ...

Kenneth E. Kunkel; Thomas R. Karl; Harold Brooks; James Kossin; Jay H. Lawrimore; Derek Arndt; Lance Bosart; David Changnon; Susan L. Cutter; Nolan Doesken; Kerry Emanuel; Pavel Ya. Groisman; Richard W. Katz; Thomas Knutson; James O'Brien; Christopher J. Paciorek; Thomas C. Peterson; Kelly Redmond; David Robinson; Jeff Trapp; Russell Vose; Scott Weaver; Michael Wehner; Klaus Wolter; Donald Wuebbles

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

206

Learning organizational knowledge: an evolutionary proposal for requirements engineering  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The rapid deployment of high quality commercial technology often results in organizational reengineering. These changes reflect in different software engineering aspects, as the increase of software complexity. Within heterogeneous environments, due ... Keywords: organizational knowledge acquisition, requirements engineering, software evolution

Carmen Maidantchik; Mariano Montoni; Gleison Santos

2002-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

207

A survey of methods for eliciting the knowledge of experts  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A variety of methods have been used by expert system developers to elicit experts' knowledge and reasoning strategies. Additionally, a number of methods have been used by experimental psychologists to explore hypotheses about the nature of expertise. ...

Robert R. Hoffman

1989-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

208

Energy, Buildings and the Environment: A Sociology of Knowledge...  

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Energy, Buildings and the Environment: A Sociology of Knowledge and Technology Transfer Speaker(s): Elizabeth Shove Date: March 20, 2001 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 Seminar Host...

209

LKMS: a legal knowledge management system exploiting semantic web technologies  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Semantic Web, using formal languages to represent document content and providing facilities for aggregating information spread around, can improve the functionalities provided nowadays by KM tools. This paper describes a Knowledge Management system, ...

Luca Gilardoni; Chistian Biasuzzi; Massimo Ferraro; Roberto Fonti; Piercarlo Slavazza

2005-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

210

Plenary lecture 3: knowledge based multimedia system for teacher's education  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper deals with a concept of Knowledge system which is created to support medern learning and teaching. Educational technology is constantly changing and improving in line with the development of science and information technology. Traditional ...

Danimir Mandic

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

211

Using Analogy to Acquire Commonsense Knowledge from Human Contributors  

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The goal of the work reported here is to capture the commonsense knowledge of non-expert human contributors. Achieving this goal will enable more intelligent human-computer interfaces and pave the way for computers to ...

Chklovski, Timothy

2003-02-12T23:59:59.000Z

212

Knowledge-directed induction in a DB environment  

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Integrated with Artificial Intelligence (AI) techniques such as conceptual inductive inference, databases can become important sources of knowledge for people and expert systems in various application domains. This paper describes an inductive model ...

Min Ke; Moonis Ali

1990-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

213

VR based knowledge transfer in medical technology and techniques  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper reports on an ongoing project’s use of virtual reality (VR) technologies to support vocational training. Three-dimensional interactive VR models can be employed to support the innovative transfer of knowledge about complex equipment ...

Wolfram Schoor; Rüdiger Mecke; Martina Rehfeld

2006-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

214

Knowledge-based cluster development in India : opportunities and challenges  

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Knowledge-based industries tend to cluster. The nature of activities illustrate the importance of networks and virtual and proximity aspects of clustering. Review of existing literature brings out the advantages of clustering ...

Singla, Chandan Dev

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

215

A survey of Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining process models  

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Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining is a very dynamic research and development area that is reaching maturity. As such, it requires stable and well-defined foundations, which are well understood and popularized throughout the community. This survey presents ...

Lukasz A. Kurgan; Petr Musilek

2006-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

216

Using semantic knowledge to improve web query processing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Although search engines are very useful for obtaining information from the World Wide Web, users still have problems obtaining the most relevant information when processing their web queries. Prior research has attempted to use different types of knowledge ...

Jordi Conesa; Veda C. Storey; Vijayan Sugumaran

2006-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

217

Crowdsourced knowledge: peril and promise for conceptual structures research  

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Recent efforts to create natural-language, question-answering systems for the World Wide Web exploit the vast availability of information in Web resources as a knowledge base. Researchers who develop these systems explicitly assume that what is most ...

Mary Keeler

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Software Metrics Knowledge and Databases for Project Management  

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Abstract¿Construction and maintenance of large, high-quality software projects is a complex, error-prone, and difficult process. Tools employing software database metrics can play an important role in efficient execution and management of such large ... Keywords: Knowledge-based tools for software project management, efficiency and robustness in large-scale software development, knowledge abstraction from raw data, software metrics databases, test and evaluation, cost-effective project management.

Raymond A. Paul; Tosiyasu L. Kunii; Yoshihisa Shinagawa; Muhammad F. Khan

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

219

Preservation and Dissemination of CANDU® Technical Knowledge (The CANTEACH Project)  

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There is a critical need for preserving CANDU technical knowledge and for providing a means of disseminating that knowledge to the nuclear community in a convenient and cost effective manner. The CANTEACH project is aimed at fulfilling those needs. This paper describes the project model and the current website content, discusses how you might use the site and, most importantly, the key role that you can play in ensuring that CANTEACH is successful.

Bill Garland; Yulia Kosarenko; Malcolm Lightfoot; Dan Meneley

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The process for integrating the NNSA knowledge base.  

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From 2002 through 2006, the Ground Based Nuclear Explosion Monitoring Research & Engineering (GNEMRE) program at Sandia National Laboratories defined and modified a process for merging different types of integrated research products (IRPs) from various researchers into a cohesive, well-organized collection know as the NNSA Knowledge Base, to support operational treaty monitoring. This process includes defining the KB structure, systematically and logically aggregating IRPs into a complete set, and verifying and validating that the integrated Knowledge Base works as expected.

Wilkening, Lisa K.; Carr, Dorthe Bame; Young, Christopher John; Hampton, Jeff (Lockheed Martin Mission Services, Houston, TX); Martinez, Elaine

2009-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Enterprise Knowledge Management System for Nuclear Power Plants  

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Although initially proposed by the Nuclear Sector, an enterprise knowledge management system can support the work of all business sectors ... fossil generation, nuclear generation, power delivery, environment, as well as business operations. The motivation for this project is the concern that valuable skills, expertise and the corporate knowledge base may be lost due to retirements and other forms of attrition associated with an aging workforce. As originally conceived, the objective of this BSI project ...

2005-01-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Knowledge-intensive collaborative design modeling and support  

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Contemporary design problems embody significant levels of complexity, which make it unlikely that a single designer can work alone on a complex design problem. Knowledge-intensive collaboration has emerged as a promising discipline for dealing with the ... Keywords: Collaborative design, Design support system, Design-with-modules, Distributed module modeling and evaluation (DMME), Integrated design and analysis, Knowledge servers, Network-centric design, World-wide web

Xuan F. Zha; H. Du

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

223

Knowledge Elecitation for Factors Affecting Taskforce Productivity using a Questionnaire  

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In this paper we present the process of Knowledge Elicitation through a structured questionnaire technique. This is an effort to depict a problem domain as Investigation of factors affecting taskforce productivity. The problem has to be solved using the expert system technology. This problem is the very first step how to acquire knowledge from the domain experts. Knowledge Elicitation is one of the difficult tasks in knowledge base formation which is a key component of expert system. The questionnaire was distributed among 105 different domain experts of Public and Private Organizations (i.e. Education Institutions, Industries and Research etc) in Pakistan. A total 61 responses from these experts were received. All the experts were well qualified, highly experienced and has been remained the members for selection committees a number of times for different posts. Facts acquired were analyzed from which knowledge was extracted and elicited. A standard shape was given to the questionnaire for further research as a knowledge learning tool. This tool may be used as a standard document for selection and promotion of employees.

Muhammad Sohail; Abdur Rashid Khan

2009-07-30T23:59:59.000Z

224

Human-Machine Collaborative Knowledge Modeling in Railway Location Intelligent Environment  

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To fulfill intelligent railway location", "Human-machine collaboration and modeling railway location knowledge unified is indispensable. Knowledge that man or computer can use are in different representation forms. Furthermore, when man and computer ... Keywords: Railway Location, Human-machine collaboration, Knowledge Representation, Domain-concerned Person Oriented Knowledge, Computer Oriented knowledge

Chunhua Han; Wei Cheng; Xiaofeng Ji; Yuan Xu

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

225

Better management of energy knowledge: the key for success in the energy sector  

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Over the past several years there have been intensive discussions about the importance of knowledge management (KM) within our society. As we are moving into an era of "knowledge capitalism", the management of knowledge is promoted as ... Keywords: best practices, energy knowledge, energy sector, innovation, knowledge management

Kostas Metaxiotis

2005-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

226

A Survey of Languages for Specifying Dynamics: A Knowledge Engineering Perspective  

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Abstract¿During the last years, a number of formal specification languages for knowledge-based systems has been developed. Characteristics for knowledge-based systems are a complex knowledge base and an inference engine which uses this knowledge to solve ... Keywords: Specification languages, knowledge-based systems, dynamics, inference control, update logics.

Pascal van Eck; Joeri Engelfriet; Dieter Fensel; Frank van Harmelen; Yde Venema; Mark Willems

2001-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

227

Knowledge management adoption and assessment for SMEs by a novel MCDM approach  

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This paper aims to clarify the misunderstanding of high expenditure on knowledge management systems adoption, and provides a novel approach for the most emergent knowledge management components to catch up to the pace of their rivals for the late adopters ... Keywords: Knowledge Management (KM), Knowledge management adoption, Knowledge management assessment, Multiple Criteria Decision Making (MCDM), Small and Medium Enterprises (SME)

Ying-Hsun Hung; Seng-Cho T. Chou; Gwo-Hshiung Tzeng

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

228

A Conceptual Framework for Effective Knowledge Management Using Information and Communication Technologies  

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This paper investigates the role of information and communication technologies in enabling and facilitating the conversion of knowledge objects in knowledge management and explores how these roles might be affected in an organization. Such an investigation ... Keywords: Data, Information and Communication Technologies, Knowledge, Knowledge Management, Knowledge Objects, Organization

Hepu Deng

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) | Open Energy Information  

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Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) (Redirected from UK Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN)) Jump to: navigation, search Logo: The Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) Name The Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) Address 7 More London Riverside London Place London, United Kingdom Zip SE1 2RT Year founded 2010 Website http://www.cdkn.org/ Coordinates 51.504573679871°, -0.081045627593994° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":51.504573679871,"lon":-0.081045627593994,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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The Knowledge-Led Accumulation Regime: A Theory of Contemporary Capitalism  

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The Knowledge-Led Accumulation Regime: A Theory ofBerkeley The Knowledge-Led Accumulation Regime: A Theory ofKorea) Abstract The knowledge-led accumulation regime (KLAR)

Kim, Hyungkee

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

231

Tacit Knowledge Sharing During ERP Implementation: A Multi-Site Case Study  

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This study examines tacit knowledge sharing in enterprise resource planning ERP implementation. There is often a large gap in knowledge among ERP implementation personnel because of ERP's cross-functional nature. An underlying assumption of knowledge ...

Mary C. Jones

2005-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

232

Sioux Students Kindle Solar Knowledge | Department of Energy  

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Sioux Students Kindle Solar Knowledge Sioux Students Kindle Solar Knowledge Sioux Students Kindle Solar Knowledge July 24, 2013 - 11:30am Addthis Students and instructors at Oglala Lakota College designed, connected and built a mobile solar energy system over the course of two days. | Photo courtesy of Oglala Lakota College. Students and instructors at Oglala Lakota College designed, connected and built a mobile solar energy system over the course of two days. | Photo courtesy of Oglala Lakota College. Minh Le Minh Le Program Manager, Solar Program LEARN MORE Get details on the Solar Instructor Training Network's efforts to expand the nation's trained solar workforce. Find out about the Solar Instructor Training Network's efforts to increase the pool of qualified, well-trained solar workers among returning

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LBNL Windows & Daylighting Software -- WINDOW5: Knowledge Base  

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6.3 Knowledge Base 6.3 Knowledge Base Tip - use the Find function in your browser to search this page Last update:11/04/13 01:16 PM Download WINDOW 6.3 Send feedback via email to WindowHelp@lbl.gov. Also as bugs and comments are submitted by testers, the will be posted on this Knowledge Base, so check here for the latest information about the program. CONTENTS INSTALLATION KNOWN BUGS ** Operating Systems -- Microsoft Windows 7 and Vista ** Environmental Conditions -- Kimura convection model not working Locked Files with Install/De-install Environmental Conditions -- Fixed Combined Coefficient Bug Installation Problems Error Message during Calc due to decimal point of "," Minimum computer requirements Importing THERM file into WINDOW generates "Unnamed file has a bad format" error message

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Hydrothermal Exploration Best Practices and Geothermal Knowledge Exchange  

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Hydrothermal Exploration Best Practices and Geothermal Knowledge Exchange Hydrothermal Exploration Best Practices and Geothermal Knowledge Exchange on Openei Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Conference Paper: Hydrothermal Exploration Best Practices and Geothermal Knowledge Exchange on Openei Abstract Though exploring for hydrothermal resources is not new, advances in exploration technologies and the pursuit of less visible resources have created a need to outline exploration best practices. This multi-year study outlines 21 geothermal exploration regions in the Western United States. These regions were developed based on the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) physiographic regions, then adjusted to fit geothermal parameters such as differences in geologic regime, structure, heat source, surface effects

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United Nations Energy Knowledge Network (UN-Energy) | Open Energy  

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Network (UN-Energy) Network (UN-Energy) Jump to: navigation, search Logo: United Nations Energy Knowledge Network (UN-Energy) Name United Nations Energy Knowledge Network (UN-Energy) Address 405 E 42nd St New York, NY 10017-3599 Place New York, New York Website http://www.un-energy.org/ References http://www.un-energy.org/ No information has been entered for this organization. Add Organization "UN-Energy was initiated as a mechanism to promote coherence within the United Nations family of organizations in the energy field and to develop increased collective engagement between the United Nations and other key external stakeholders." References Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=United_Nations_Energy_Knowledge_Network_(UN-Energy)&oldid=392377"

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Turning Numbers into Knowledge: Mastering the Art of Problem Solving  

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Turning Numbers into Knowledge: Mastering the Art of Problem Solving Turning Numbers into Knowledge: Mastering the Art of Problem Solving Speaker(s): Jonathan Koomey Date: February 12, 2002 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: David Faulkner In this talk, Jonathan Koomey, Staff Scientist and Group Leader in the End-use Forecasting Group, will summarize key "tricks of the trade" summarized in his new book "Turning Numbers into Knowledge: Mastering the Art of Problem Solving". The book focuses on many lessons relevant to working effectively in the research world, including being prepared, creating appropriate documentation, doing back of the envelope calculations, and making good tables and graphs. For more details, check out the book's web site at: http://www.numbersintoknowledge.com

237

Microsoft Word - PMCDP Knowledge Diagram Updates March 26 2009.doc  

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(PMCDP) KNOWLEDGE DIAGRAM (PMCDP) KNOWLEDGE DIAGRAM Certification is based on competencies and is cumulative. For example, to fulfill requirements for Level 3, competency requirements for Levels 1, 2, and 3 must be attained. 1 Competency (Knowledge/Skill) Category Project Director Level Core Courses, Electives, and Work/Development Activities 1. General Project Management 2. Leadership / Team Building 3. Scope Management 4. Communication Management 5. Quality / Safety Management 6. Cost Management 7. Time Management 8. Risk Management 9. Contract Management 10. Integration Management PM Level 1 FPD for projects with TPC Greater than $5M and equal to or less than $20 million Core Courses: 1. Project Management Essentials* 2. Project Management Systems and Practices in DOE

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Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) Feed | Open Energy  

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Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) Feed Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) Feed Jump to: navigation, search Home | About | Inventory | Partnerships | Capacity Building | Webinars | Reports | Events | News | List Serve CLEAN Member Feeds Center for Environment and National Security at Scripps Centro de Energías Renovables (CER) The Children's Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) Climate Technology Initiative (CTI) ClimateWorks Foundation Coalition for Rainforest Nations (CfRN) Ecofys Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) Energy Sector Management Assistance Program of the World Bank (ESMAP) Environment and Development Action in the Third World (ENDA-TM) German Aerospace Center (DLR) German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ)

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Microsoft Word - Knowledge Diagram 4_30_2008.doc  

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

PMCDP) KNOWLEDGE DIAGRAM PMCDP) KNOWLEDGE DIAGRAM Certification is based on competencies and is cumulative. For example, to fulfill requirements for Level 3, competency requirements for Levels 1, 2, and 3 must be attained. Competency (Knowledge/Skill) Category Project Director Level Core Courses, Electives, and Work/Development Activities 1. General Project Management 2. Leadership / Team Building 3. Scope Management 4. Communication Management 5. Quality / Safety Management 6. Cost Management 7. Time Management 8. Risk Management 9. Contract Management 10. Integration Management PM Level 1 FPD for projects with TPC Greater than $5M and equal to or less than $20 million Core Courses: 1. Project Management (PM) Essentials* 2. Project Management Systems and Practices in DOE

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Flex Your Electric Vehicle Knowledge Muscle On Jeopardy! Tonight |  

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

Flex Your Electric Vehicle Knowledge Muscle On Jeopardy! Tonight Flex Your Electric Vehicle Knowledge Muscle On Jeopardy! Tonight Flex Your Electric Vehicle Knowledge Muscle On Jeopardy! Tonight May 20, 2011 - 9:30am Addthis Ginny Simmons Ginny Simmons Former Managing Editor for Energy.gov, Office of Public Affairs One of the Department of Energy's great prides -- the Argonne National Laboratory -- will be featured in today's episode of Jeopardy! Contestants will answer questions in a "Cars of Today" category, which will include three clues about Argonne National Laboratory's vehicle technology programs. If you want to brush up on the topic before you watch, you may find this piece on how GM's Chevy Volt is using Argonne's breakthrough battery technology, and this interview with Argonne's Jeff Chamberlain on electric

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"Violent Intent Modeling: Incorporating Cultural Knowledge into the Analytical Process  

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While culture has a significant effect on the appropriate interpretation of textual data, the incorporation of cultural considerations into data transformations has not been systematic. Recognizing that the successful prevention of terrorist activities could hinge on the knowledge of the subcultures, Anthropologist and DHS intern Faith Nibbs has been addressing the need to incorporate cultural knowledge into the analytical process. In this Brown Bag she will present how cultural ideology is being used to understand how the rhetoric of group leaders influences the likelihood of their constituents to engage in violent or radicalized behavior, and how violent intent modeling can benefit from understanding that process.

Sanfilippo, Antonio P.; Nibbs, Faith G.

2007-08-24T23:59:59.000Z

242

A taxonomy of argumentation models used for knowledge representation  

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Understanding argumentation and its role in human reasoning has been a continuous subject of investigation for scholars from the ancient Greek philosophers to current researchers in philosophy, logic and artificial intelligence. In recent years, argumentation ... Keywords: Argumentation models, Argumentation theory, Courses of action, Knowledge representation

Jamal Bentahar; Bernard Moulin; Micheline Bélanger

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

243

Modelling collaborative knowledge to support engineering design project manager  

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Product development cycles are nowadays tightened to the minimum and submitted to a growing competitive pressure. However, product and process complexities are constantly increasing. This paradox requires new organisational concepts to satisfy customers' ... Keywords: Collaborative design, Collaborative knowledge, Engineering design model

Vincent Robin; Bertrand Rose; Philippe Girard

2007-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

244

Exploration Best Practices and the OpenEI Knowledge Exchange  

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Develop Knowledge Exchange & collect data to help identify: Best practices/pitfalls for hydrothermal exploration Techniques used in some regions, that could be implemented in other regions Techniques used to identify blind systems Techniques that could be useful with additional investment to reduce time, cost, risk Regional reconnaissance techniques to identify more of the undiscovered resource

Katherine R. Young; Timothy Reber; Kermit Witherbee

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

245

On the effective use and reuse of HCI knowledge  

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The article argues that new approaches for delivering HCI knowledge from theory to designers will be necessary in the new millennium. First the role of theory in HCI design to date is reviewed, including the progress made in cognitive theories of interaction ...

Alistair Sutcliffe

2000-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

246

Efficient signatures of knowledge and DAA in the standard model  

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Direct Anonymous Attestation (DAA) is one of the most complex cryptographic protocols deployed in practice. It allows an embedded secure processor known as a Trusted Platform Module (TPM) to attest to the configuration of its host computer without violating ... Keywords: DAA, group signatures, signatures of knowledge, standard model

David Bernhard, Georg Fuchsbauer, Essam Ghadafi

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

247

Techniques for finding similarity knowledge in OLAP reports  

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On-line analytical processing (OLAP) is a common solution that modern enterprises use to generate, monitor, share, and administrate their analysis reports. When daily, weekly, and/or monthly reports are generated or published by the OLAP operators, all ... Keywords: Clustering, Data mining, MDS, OLAP, Similarity knowledge

Kevin Chihcheng Hsu; Ming-Zhong Li

2011-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

248

Building user commitment to implementing a knowledge management strategy  

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In the IS literature, commitment is typically considered to involve organizational or managerial support for a system and not that of its users. This paper however reports on a field study involving 16 organizations that attempted to build user involvement ... Keywords: Communities of implementation, Group workshops, Knowledge management strategy, Problem structuring methods, User commitment

Duncan Shaw; John S. Edwards

2005-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

249

Conceptual navigation in knowledge management environments using NavCon  

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This article presents conceptual navigation and NavCon, an architecture that implements this navigation in World Wide Web pages. NavCon architecture makes use of ontology as metadata to contextualize user search for information. Based on ontologies, ... Keywords: Conceptual navigation, Context-based navigation, Knowledge management, Ontology, Semantic Web

Jose Renato Villela Dantas; Pedro Porfirio Muniz Farias

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

250

Data analysis, visualization and knowledge discovery in sustainable data centers  

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A significant amount of energy consumption is now attributed to data centers due to their ever increasing numbers, size and power densities. Thus, there are efforts focused at making a data center more sustainable by reducing its energy consumption and ... Keywords: compute, cooling, data analysis, data centers, knowledge discovery, power, sustainability, visualization

Manish Marwah; Ratnesh Sharma; Rocky Shih; Chandrakant Patel; Vaibhav Bhatia; Mohandas Mekanapurath; Rajkumar Velumani; Sankaragopal Velayudhan

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

251

A novel knowledge discovery model for fishery forecasting  

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In the area of ocean fisheries research, a new research interest is to use marine environment factors for fishery forecasting. This paper proposes a novel knowledge discovery model for fishery forecasting that uses the Indian Ocean big-eye tuna fishery ... Keywords: extension data mining, fishery forecasting, fuzzy rules, support vector machines

Hongchun Yuan; Ying Li; Ying Chen

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

252

Computational Knowledge for Toroidal Confinement Physics: Part I  

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Basic high level computational knowledge for studying the toroidal confinement physics is discussed. Topics include the primacy hierarchy of simulation quantities in statistical plasma physics, importance of the nonlinear-multiscale self-organization phenomena in a computational study, different types of codes for different applications, and different types of computer architectures for different types of codes.

Chang, C. S. [Department of Physics, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology and Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University (United States)

2009-02-19T23:59:59.000Z

253

Knowledge transfer for cross domain learning to rank  

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Recently, learning to rank technology is attracting increasing attention from both academia and industry in the areas of machine learning and information retrieval. A number of algorithms have been proposed to rank documents according to the user-given ... Keywords: Information retrieval, Knowledge transfer, Learning to rank, Ranking SVM

Depin Chen; Yan Xiong; Jun Yan; Gui-Rong Xue; Gang Wang; Zheng Chen

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

254

Tractable reasoning with vague knowledge using fuzzy $\\mathcal{EL}^{++}$  

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Fuzzy Description Logics (fuzzy DLs) are extensions of classic DLs that are capable of representing and reasoning with imprecise and vague knowledge. Though reasoning algorithms for very expressive fuzzy DLs have been developed and optimizations ... Keywords: Fuzzy ${\\mathcal{EL}^{++}}$, Fuzzy concrete domains, Fuzzy description logics, Tractable description logics

Theofilos Mailis; Giorgos Stoilos; Nikolaos Simou; Giorgos Stamou; Stefanos Kollias

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

255

Toward Knowledge Preconditions for Composition of SemanticWeb Services  

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Several researches have been proposed to formalize the knowledge preconditions problem; an action or a plan is epistemically feasible. However, since the feasibility is only checked at design-time and is assumed that it also will be carried out at run-time, ...

Sang-Kyun Kim; Taekyung Lee; Kyu-Chul Lee

2005-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

256

PROMETHEE II: A knowledge-driven method for copper exploration  

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This paper describes the application of a well-known Multi Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) technique called Preference Ranking Organization METHod for Enrichment Evaluation (PROMETHEE II) to explore porphyry copper deposits. Various raster-based evidential ... Keywords: Knowledge-driven method, Mineral prospectivity mapping, Now Chun deposit, PROMETHEE II, Porphyry copper, Various geo-datasets

Maysam Abedi; S. Ali Torabi; Gholam-Hossain Norouzi; Mohammad Hamzeh; Gholam-Reza Elyasi

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

257

Important Cognitive Components of Domain-Specific Search Knowledge  

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the subject-specific terms to enter in a query. For example, many university students often buy electronicImportant Cognitive Components of Domain-Specific Search Knowledge Suresh K. Bhavnani School Many users have acquired a sophisticated understanding of searching the Web in specific domains

Bhavnani, Suresh K.

258

Knowledge transfer across multilingual corpora via latent topics  

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This paper explores bridging the content of two different languages via latent topics. Specifically, we propose a unified probabilistic model to simultaneously model latent topics from bilingual corpora that discuss comparable content and use the topics ... Keywords: cross-lingual knowledge transfer, latent topic models, text categorization

Wim De Smet; Jie Tang; Marie-Francine Moens

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

259

Knowledge and transaction based domestic energy saving support system  

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To save home energy, this paper proposes an energy saving support system named KNOTES. By notifying the users of their energy consumption status and giving them suitable advice, it performs indirect control. Indirect control means that a smart system ... Keywords: home energy management system, indirect control, knowledge management

Hiroki Shigeyoshi; Shuki Inoue; Keniti Tamano; Shingo Aoki; Hiroshi Tsuji; Tsuyoshi Ueno

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

260

Guidelines for Capturing Valuable Undocumented Knowledge from Energy Industry Personnel  

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This report provides guidance for capturing the valuable undocumented knowledge of managers and workers and making it available to other personnel when needed. The guidance, developed through strategic research performed in conjunction with four cooperating energy companies, is designed to help mitigate negative consequences as experienced personnel become unavailable due to retirement or other reasons.

2002-03-22T23:59:59.000Z

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RoSy: a rough knowledge base system  

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This paper presents a user-oriented view of ${\\mathcal R}o{\\mathcal S}y$, a ${\\mathcal R}{\\rm ough}$ Knowledge Base ${\\mathcal S}$ystem. The system tackles two problems not fully answered by previous research: the ability to define rough sets in terms ...

Robin Andersson; Aida Vitória; Jan Ma?uszy?ski; Jan Komorowski

2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

262

Distributed Knowledge Management in Virtual Organizations: the `Social' Experience Factory  

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are not needed for the present discussion. As shown, the package is considered as a hierarchical structure-32) The paper is structured as follows. The next section outlines current trends in knowledge management of illustrating basic concepts the paper refers to a case study involving the construction of a vacation package

Chen-Burger, Yun-Heh (Jessica)

263

Knowledge discovery by an intelligent approach using complex fuzzy sets  

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In the age of rapidly increasing volumes of data, human experts have come to the urgent need to extract useful information from the huge amount of data. Knowldege discovery in databases has obtained much attention for researches and applications in business ... Keywords: artificial bee colony (ABC), complex fuzzy set (CFS), complex neuro-fuzzy system (CNFS), knowledge discovery, recursive least squares estimator (RLSE)

Chunshien Li; Feng-Tse Chan

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

264

Collaborative Knowledge Discovery & Marshalling for Intelligence & Security Applications  

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This paper discusses the Knowledge Encapsulation Framework, a flexible, extensible evidence-marshalling environment built upon a natural language processing pipeline and exposed to users via an open-source semantic wiki. We focus our discussion on applications of the framework to intelligence and security applications, specifically, an instantiation of the KEF environment for researching illicit trafficking in nuclear materials.

Cowell, Andrew J.; Jensen, Russell S.; Gregory, Michelle L.; Ellis, Peter C.; Fligg, Alan K.; McGrath, Liam R.; O'Hara, Kelly A.; Bell, Eric B.

2010-05-24T23:59:59.000Z

265

Group Knowledge Networks: A Framework and an Implementation  

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Recent strides in computing and telecommunications have provided managers with access to ever increasing amounts of data through higher speed computers and extensive connectivity. However, these advances have not solved the problems of getting the right ... Keywords: concurrent engineering, knowledge networks, new product development

Ramesh Sharda; Gary L. Frankwick; Ozgur Turetken

1999-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

266

Knowledge-based navigation system for building health diagnosis  

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Medical records are important diagnostic tools designed to assist doctors in the management of their patients' health. Maintenance records are vital for on-site building managers in a comparable sense when planning the operational life cycle of the buildings ... Keywords: Decision-making, Diagnosis, Facility management, Information retrieval, Knowledge-based systems, Maintenance

Chih-Yuan Chang, Ming-Da Tsai

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

267

Management and analysis of Chinese database extracted knowledge  

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China is an arising country, not only economicaly, but also scientifically. Being aware of the day to day evolution of this emerging country implicates to be able to read the local news, in Chinese langage. In this article we propose to use classical ... Keywords: China, business intelligence, data mining, data warehouse, evolution, knowledge extraction, relational analysis

Nadège Guénec; Eloise Loubier; Ilhème Ghalamallah; Bernard Dousset

2008-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

268

Knowledge discovery in inspection reports of marine structures  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Inspection reports, commonly called ''punches'' in the marine structuring domain, are written documents about defects or supplementations on marine structures. Analyzing the inspection reports improves the construction process for the structure and prevents ... Keywords: Inspection process, Knowledge Discovery in Textual Databases, Shipbuilding and marine engineering industry, Text mining

Seung-Kyung Lee, Bongseok Kim, Minhoe Huh, Jooseoung Park, Seokho Kang, Sungzoon Cho, Dongha Lee, Daehyung Lee

2014-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

269

An approach to the development of commonsense knowledge modeling systems for disaster management  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Knowledge is the fundamental resource that allows us to function intelligently. Similarly, organizations typically use different types of knowledge to enhance their performance. Commonsense knowledge that is not well formalized modeling is the key to ... Keywords: Ayurvedic medicine, Expert systems, Fuzzy logic, Knowledge modeling

D. S. Mendis; Asoka S. Karunananda; Udaya Samaratunga; Uditha Ratnayake

2007-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

270

A grammar-driven knowledge acquisition tool that incorporates constraint propagation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

To acquire knowledge that is fit for a specific purpose, it is very desirable to have a structured, declarative expression of the knowledge that is needed. This paper introduces a stand-alone knowledge acquisition tool, called COCKATOO (Constraint-Capable ... Keywords: SCREAMER+, constraint-augmented grammars, constraints, formal grammars, knowledge acquisition

Simon White; Derek Sleeman

2001-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

271

An elusive antecedent of superior firm performance: The knowledge management factor  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Knowledge management (KM) concepts, principles, and technologies provide a foundation for understanding and building systems for acquiring, assimilating, selecting, generating, and emitting knowledge-a crucial resource of the firm. In the knowledge management ... Keywords: COMPUSTAT, Financial performance, Firm performance, KM, Knowledge management, Resource-based theory

Clyde W. Holsapple; Jiming Wu

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

272

Novelty-Knowledge Alignment: A Theory of Design Convergence in Systems Development  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Recent research emphasizing the need for more business knowledge in information technology IT units and more technical knowledge in line functions largely overlooks the question of when maintaining either form of such "peripheral" knowledge-a ... Keywords: Design Convergence, Iteration, Novelty, Oscillations, Peripheral Knowledge, Systems Development

Amrit Tiwana

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

273

Mining relationship associations from knowledge about failures using ontology and inference  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Mining general knowledge about relationships between concepts described in the analyses of failure cases could help people to avoid repeating previous failures. Furthermore, by representing knowledge using ontologies that support inference, we can identify ... Keywords: failure knowledge, frequent pattern mining, graph mining, knowledge discovery, logical inference, ontology, relationship association, semantic relationships

Weisen Guo; Steven B. Kraines

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

274

Real-Time Expert Knowledge Acquisition and Transfer - Needs and Technology Assessment: Toward Self-Elicitation and Automated Knowledge Capture Methods  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report explores opportunities to save time and money by using two new approaches, knowledge self-elicitation and automated knowledge capture, to supplement EPRI's existing guidelines and methods for eliciting, capturing, and sharing high-value tacit knowledge retained by expert personnel in the nuclear power industry.

2004-11-22T23:59:59.000Z

275

Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Network (CDKN) Network (CDKN) Jump to: navigation, search Logo: The Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) Name The Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) Address 7 More London Riverside London Place London, United Kingdom Zip SE1 2RT Year founded 2010 Website http://www.cdkn.org/ Coordinates 51.504573679871°, -0.081045627593994° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":51.504573679871,"lon":-0.081045627593994,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Our Evolving Knowledge Of Nevada's Geothermal Resource Potential | Open  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

form form View source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Our Evolving Knowledge Of Nevada's Geothermal Resource Potential Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Conference Paper: Our Evolving Knowledge Of Nevada's Geothermal Resource Potential Abstract The Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy (GBCGE) is conducting site-specific and regional geothermal research both in direct collaboration with industry (typically site-specific) and independently (typically regional exploration), communicating findings with public and industrial partners. These studies are research-oriented and are developing new tools

277

LBNL Windows & Daylighting Software -- COMFEN3: Knowledge Base  

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

COMFEN 4.0 COMFEN 4.0 Knowledge Base Last update:09/11/13 11:38 AM Download COMFEN Release Notes (includes a list of changes to the program by version) Send feedback via email to COMFENHelp@lbl.gov. Also as bugs and comments are submitted by testers, they will be posted on this Knowledge Base, so check here for the latest information about the program. CONTENTS INSTALLATION KNOWN ISSUES Installation Issues -- Administrator Between Blind Slat Width Greater than Glazing System Gap Installation Issues -- Microsoft.NET Using COMFEN 3 databases in COMFEN 4 Installation Problems COMFEN 4 database is not compatible with COMFEN 3.1 program Installation Directories by Operating System Site To Source Multiplier -- changing it does not invalidate results Minimum computer requirements

278

Our Evolving Knowledge Of Nevada'S Geothermal Resource Potential | Open  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

source source History View New Pages Recent Changes All Special Pages Semantic Search/Querying Get Involved Help Apps Datasets Community Login | Sign Up Search Page Edit History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Our Evolving Knowledge Of Nevada'S Geothermal Resource Potential Jump to: navigation, search GEOTHERMAL ENERGYGeothermal Home Conference Paper: Our Evolving Knowledge Of Nevada'S Geothermal Resource Potential Details Activities (16) Areas (9) Regions (0) Abstract: The Great Basin Center for Geothermal Energy (GBCGE) is conducting site-specific and regional geothermal research both in direct collaboration with industry (typically site-specific) and independently (typically regional exploration), communicating findings with public and industrial partners. These studies are research-oriented and are developing

279

Event:Knowledge from the South Fair | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

the South Fair the South Fair Jump to: navigation, search Calendar.png Knowledge from the South Fair: on 2012/05/08 Knowledge from the South is the regional South-South Cooperation (SSC) fair that will bring together from May 8-10, 2012 the cooperation offices and agencies of Latin American and the Caribbean countries and the of South-South Cooperation experiences developed by the countries of the region. This event will be an opportunity for countries to share policies and mechanisms used to implement successful SSC processes and their experiences, achievements and challenges in the context of solutions to common development challenges. In addition, it will be a space conducive to the promotion of future SSC exchanges between the Cooperation Offices and Agencies and the technical teams in the region.

280

Encoding expert knowledge: A Bayesian diagnostic system for diesel generators  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Developing computer systems to capture the knowledge of human experts offers new opportunities to electric utilities. Such systems become particularly attractive when technical expertise resides within a single individual, possibly nearing retirement, who has not otherwise passed along his important knowledge and though processes. An expert system model called the Bayesian diagnostic module (BMD) has been developed to aid plant personnel in diagnosing the causes of equipment failure. The BDM deals with uncertainty in a mathematically logical and rigorous way. If sufficient observables are provided as input, it can identify a single cause of failure with very high confidence. Given less complete information, the method degrades gracefully by advising operators about alternative causes of failure, including as estimate of the likelihood that each cause is the correct one. The complete theoretical foundation of the BDM is briefly summarized in this paper.

Bley, D.C.

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Selective Loss and Preservation of Biographical Knowledge: Implications for Representation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

this paper we review the evidence from individual patients with either selective loss or preservation of personrelated knowledge (e.g. recognition of a person as famous, knowledge of a person's occupation, nationality and any uniquely identifying information) in public and autobiographical domains, associated with various pathologies (e.g. cerebrovascular involvement, herpes simplex viral encephalitis, particular forms of dementia). Furthermore, we address explanations of the phenomena and raise issues for future research. The focus of our review is on conceptual representation in semantic memory rather than on pure expressive problems, as difficulties in retrieving names (in proper name anomia, for example) appear to involve separate levels of processing (e.g. Valentine et al., 1996)

Catherine Haslam; Janice Kay; J. Richard Hanley

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

282

Project title: The silent aircraft initiative (Knowledge Integration Community)  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

to very high loads on the fan blades that go beyond the limit of current designs. A New Type of Undercarriage is Needed It is hard to believe, but the airframe of a landing aircraft is now about as noisy as the engines. The steady reduction in engine... community, the Silent Aircraft Initiative seeks to produce a truly optimised concept design that is technically feasible, economically viable and contributes to the prosperity of the UK in an environmentally sustainable way. Knowledge Integration Communities...

2009-10-13T23:59:59.000Z

283

State of Knowledge on Mercury Chemistry in Power Plant Plumes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Chemical transformations may occur in the flue gas plume of coal-fired power plants (CFPP) that convert reactive gaseous mercury (RGM) into gaseous elemental mercury (GEM). Since the chemical form of inorganic Hg determines its solubility in water and therefore its deposition rate, understanding this chemistry has important implications for emission control. This fact sheet summarizes the state-of-knowledge of mercury chemistry, kinetics, and thermodynamics in CFPP plumes.

2008-12-23T23:59:59.000Z

284

Assessment of Current Knowledge of Hybrid Vehicle Characteristics and Impacts  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

EPRI has taken a leadership role in bringing together representatives from the utility and automotive industries, along with those of the U. S. Department of Energy (DOE) and other regulatory agencies to participate in a study: Assessment of Current Knowledge of Hybrid Vehicle Characteristics and Impacts. This study focused on key attribute areas of HEV energy efficiency, emissions, life cycle, and customer acceptance and HEV's potential impacts on private and public stakeholders.

1999-09-16T23:59:59.000Z

285

A knowledge based model of electric utility operations. Final report  

SciTech Connect

This report consists of an appendix to provide a documentation and help capability for an analyst using the developed expert system of electric utility operations running in CLIPS. This capability is provided through a separate package running under the WINDOWS Operating System and keyed to provide displays of text, graphics and mixed text and graphics that explain and elaborate on the specific decisions being made within the knowledge based expert system.

NONE

1993-08-11T23:59:59.000Z

286

State-of-Knowledge Assessment of Residual Oil Nickel Emissions  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report summarizes current knowledge of nickel emissions from power plants firing residual oil. The primary motivation for the study was the Maximum Achievable Control Technology (MACT) standard proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 2004. Although EPA subsequently withdrew its proposed standard, EPRI and members of its Gas and Oil Boiler Interest Group (GOBIG) decided that completion of the study and documentation of its findings were worthwhile.

2007-02-07T23:59:59.000Z

287

Knowledge-based system for design of signalized intersections  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

For an efficient traffic operation in intelligent highway systems, traffic signals need to respond to the changes in roadway and traffic demand. The phasing and timing of traffic signals requires the use of heuristic rules of thumb to determine what phases are needed and how the green time should be assigned to them. Because of the need for judgmental knowledge in solving this problem, this study has used knowledge-based expert-system technology to develop a system for the phasing and signal timing (PHAST) of an isolated intersection. PHAST takes intersection geometry and traffic volume as input and generates appropriate phase plan, cycle length, and green time for each phase. The phase plan and signal timing change when intersection geometry or traffic demand changes. This paper describes the intended system functionality, the system architecture, the knowledge used to phase and time an intersection, the implementation of the system, and system verification. PHAST's performance was validated using phase plans and timings of several intersections.

Linkenheld, J.S. (Triton Consulting Engineers, Ltd., Schaumburg, IL (US)); Benekohal, R.F. (Dept. of Civil Engineering, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL (US)); Garrett, J.H. Jr. (Dept. of Civil Engineering, Carnegie-Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA (US))

1992-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

288

Capturing and Using Knowledge about the Use of Visualization Toolkits  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

When constructing visualization pipelines using toolkits such as Visualization Toolkit (VTK) and Generic Mapping Tools (GMT), developers must understand (1) what toolkit operators will transform their data from its raw state to some required view state and (2) what viewers are available to present the generated view. Traditionally, developers learn about how to construct visualization pipelines by reading documentation and inspecting code examples, which can be costly in terms of the time and effort expended. Once an initial pipeline is constructed, developers may still have to undergo a trial and error process before a satisfactory visualization is generated. This paper presents the Visualization Knowledge Project (VisKo) that is built on a knowledge base of visualization toolkit operators and how they can be piped together to form visualization pipelines. Developers may now rely on VisKo to guide them when constructing visualization pipelines and in some cases, when VisKo has complete knowledge about some set of operators (i.e., sequencing and parameter settings), automatically generate a fully functional visualization pipeline.

Del Rio, Nicholas R.; Pinheiro da Silva, Paulo

2012-11-02T23:59:59.000Z

289

Pesticide use knowledge and practices: A gender differences in Nepal  

SciTech Connect

It is important to understand gender difference on pesticide use knowledge, attitude and practices for identifying pesticide risks by gender and to recommend more gender-sensitive programs. However, very few studies have been conducted so far in Nepal. This study, thus, interviewed a total of 325 males and 109 females during 2005 to assess gender differences on pesticide use knowledge, attitude and practices. More than 50% females had never been to school and only <8% individuals were found trained in Integrated Pest Management (IPM). Almost all males and females did not smoke, drink and eat during pesticides application and also believed that pesticides are harmful to human health, livestock, plant diversity and their environment. However, there were gender differences on household decision on pesticides to be used (p<0.001), care of wind direction during spraying (p=0.032), prior knowledge on safety measures (p=0.016), reading and understanding of pesticides labels (p<0.001), awareness of the labels (p<0.001) and protective covers. Almost all respondents were aware of negative impacts of pesticide use on human health and environment irrespective of gender; however, females were at higher risk due to lower level of pesticide use safety and awareness. It is strongly recommended to initiate gender-sensitive educational and awareness activities, especially on pesticide use practices and safety precautions.

Atreya, Kishor [Alternative Development and Research Center (ADRC), GPO BOX 20078, Kathmandu (Nepal)]. E-mail: k.atreya@gmail.com

2007-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

290

A knowledge-based approach to optimize switching in substations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Automatic sequence switching has been an important pursuit in the field of substation automation. This paper presents an intelligent approach to optimize switching sequences in electric substations. This paper starts with a presentation of the optimal sequence switching problem. It then suggests a knowledge-based model of a substation switch network organized in a tri-level hierarchical structure, and a set of basic techniques suitable for the general task of network re-organization. An intelligent optimal sequence switching strategy for substations based on modelling techniques is presented. An expert system in PROLOG used to formalize the sequence of switching operations and an application in substations is described.

Zhang, Z.Z.; Hope, G.S.; Malik, O.P. (Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Univ. of Calgary (CA))

1990-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

291

The Oil and Natural Gas Knowledge Management Database from NETL  

DOE Data Explorer (OSTI)

The Knowledge Management Database (KMD) Portal provides four options for searching the documents and data that NETL-managed oil and gas research has produced over the years for DOE’s Office of Fossil Energy. Information includes R&D carried out under both historical and ongoing DOE oil and gas research and development (R&D). The Document Repository, the CD/DVD Library, the Project Summaries from 1990 to the present, and the Oil and Natural Gas Program Reference Shelf provide a wide range of flexibility and coverage.

292

PILGRIM: A Location Broker and Mobility-Aware Recommendation System  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Mobile computing adds a mostly unexplored dimension to data mining: user's position is a relevant piece of information, and recommendation systems, selecting and ranking links of interest to the user, have the opportunity to take location into account.In ...

Mauro Brunato; Roberto Battiti

2003-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

293

Friends, brokers, and transitivity: Who informs whom in Washington politics?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

energy policy. In health politics, the sample includes indus- try associations (such as the American

Carpenter, Daniel P; Esterling, Kevin M; Lazer, David MJ

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

294

Collaborative Broker for Distributed Energy Resources Joo Carlos Ferreira1  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

a system to support DER (Distributed Energy Resources) energy exchange, define local prices and coordinate and source (e.g., hydropower, wind power, photovoltaic, etc); (4) energy prices; and (5) weather information, weekly, monthly and annual energy expenses, price variation of electricity, charging periods, among

da Silva, Alberto Rodrigues

295

Friends, brokers, and transitivity: Who informs whom in Washington politics?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

government agencies, and congressional staff using sociometric data gathered in the 1970s health and energy policygovernment agencies, and staff from 37 congressional committees and subcommittees involved in national energy policy.

Carpenter, Daniel P; Esterling, Kevin M; Lazer, David MJ

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

296

Velo: A Knowledge Management Framework for Modeling and Simulation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Modern scientific enterprises are inherently knowledge-intensive. Scientific studies in domains such as geosciences, climate, and biology require the acquisition and manipulation of large amounts of experimental and field data to create inputs for large-scale computational simulations. The results of these simulations are then analyzed, leading to refinements of inputs and models and additional simulations. The results of this process must be managed and archived to provide justifications for regulatory decisions and publications that are based on the models. In this paper we introduce our Velo framework that is designed as a reusable, domain independent knowledge management infrastructure for modeling and simulation. Velo leverages, integrates and extends open source collaborative and content management technologies to create a scalable and flexible core platform that can be tailored to specific scientific domains. We describe the architecture of Velo for managing and associating the various types of data that are used and created in modeling and simulation projects, as well as the framework for integrating domain-specific tools. To demonstrate realizations of Velo, we describe examples from two deployed sites for carbon sequestration and climate modeling. These provide concrete example of the inherent extensibility and utility of our approach.

Gorton, Ian; Sivaramakrishnan, Chandrika; Black, Gary D.; White, Signe K.; Purohit, Sumit; Lansing, Carina S.; Madison, Michael C.; Schuchardt, Karen L.; Liu, Yan

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

297

Velo: Riding the Knowledge Management Wave for Simulation and Modeling  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Modern scientific enterprises are inherently knowledge-intensive. In general, scientific studies in domains such as geosciences, climate, and biology require the acquisition and manipulation of large amounts of experimental and field data in order to create inputs for large-scale computational simulations. The results of these simulations must then be analyzed, leading to refinements of inputs and models and further simulations. Further, these results must be managed and archived to provide justifications for publications and regulatory decisions that are based on these models. In this paper we describe our Velo framework that is designed as a reusable, domain independent knowledge management infrastructure for modeling and simulation. Velo leverages, integrates, and extends open source collaborative and content management technologies to create a scalable and flexible core platform that can be tailored to specific scientific domains. In this paper we describe the architecture of Velo for managing and associating the various types of data that are used and created in modeling and simulation projects, as well as the framework for integrating domain-specific tools. To demonstrate a realization of Velo, we describe the Geologic Sequestration Software Suite (GS3) that has been developed to support geologic sequestration modeling. This provides a concrete example of the inherent extensibility and utility of our approach.

Gorton, Ian; Sivaramakrishnan, Chandrika; Black, Gary D.; White, Signe K.; Purohit, Sumit; Madison, Michael C.; Schuchardt, Karen L.

2011-05-28T23:59:59.000Z

298

Preserving physics knowledge at the fast flux test facility  

SciTech Connect

One of the goals of the Dept. of Energy's Office of Nuclear Energy, initiated under the Fuel Cycle Research and Development Program (FCRD) and continued under the Advanced Reactor Concepts Program (ARC) is to preserve the knowledge that has been gained in the United States on Liquid Metal Reactors (LMRs) that could support the development of an environmentally and economically sound nuclear fuel cycle. The Fast Flux Test Facility (FFTF) is the most recent LMR to operate in the United States, from 1982 to 1992, and was designed as a fully instrumented test reactor with on-line, real time test control and performance monitoring of components and tests installed in the reactor. The 10 years of operation of the FFTF provided a very useful framework for testing the advances in LMR safety technology based on passive safety features that may be of increased importance to new designs after the events at Fukushima. Knowledge preservation at the FFTF is focused on the areas of design, construction, and startup of the reactor, as well as on preserving information obtained from 10 years of successful operating history and extensive irradiation testing of fuels and materials. In order to ensure protection of information at risk, the program to date has sequestered reports, files, tapes, and drawings to allow for secure retrieval. A disciplined and orderly approach has been developed to respond to client's requests for documents and data in order to minimize the search effort and ensure that future requests for this information can be readily accommodated. (authors)

Wootan, D.; Omberg, R. [Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, 902 Battelle Boulevard, Richland, WA 99352 (United States); Makenas, B. J. [Ares Corporation, M/S A3-06, 825 Jadwin Avenue, Richland, WA 99352 (United States); Nielsen, D. L.; Nelson, J. V. [Indian Eyes, LLC, 2815 Saint Andrews Loop, Pasco, WA 99301 (United States); Polzin, D. L. [CH2MHill Plateau Remediation Company, M/S S2-42, P.O. Box 1600, Richland, WA 99352 (United States)

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

299

Knowledge Preservation at the Fast Flux Test Facility  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

One of the goals of the Department of Energy's Office of Nuclear Energy Fuel Cycle Research and Development Program (FCRD) is to preserve the knowledge that has been gained in the United States on Liquid Metal Reactors (LMRs) that could support the development of an environmentally and economically sound nuclear fuel cycle. The Fast Flux Test Facility (FFTF) is the most recent LMR to operate in the United States, from 1982 to 1992, and was designed as a fully instrumented test reactor with on-line, real time test control and performance monitoring of components and tests installed in the reactor. Knowledge preservation at the FFTF is focused on the areas of design, construction, and startup of the reactor, as well as on preserving information obtained from 10 years of successful operating history and extensive irradiation testing of fuels and materials. In order to ensure protection of information at risk, the program to date has sequestered reports, files, tapes, and drawings to allow for secure retrieval. A disciplined and orderly approach has been developed to respond to client's requests for documents and data in order to minimize the search effort and ensure that future requests for this information can be readily accommodated.

Wootan, David W.; Omberg, Ronald P.

2011-12-30T23:59:59.000Z

300

Biofuel Enduse Datasets from the Bioenergy Knowledge Discovery Framework (KDF)  

DOE Data Explorer (OSTI)

The Bioenergy Knowledge Discovery Framework invites users to discover the power of bioenergy through an interface that provides extensive access to research data and literature, GIS mapping tools, and collaborative networks. The Bioenergy KDF supports efforts to develop a robust and sustainable bioenergy industry. The KDF facilitates informed decision making by providing a means to synthesize, analyze, and visualize vast amounts of information in a relevant and succinct manner. It harnesses Web 2.0 and social networking technologies to build a collective knowledge system that can better examine the economic and environmental impacts of development options for biomass feedstock production, biorefineries, and related infrastructure. [copied from https://www.bioenergykdf.net/content/about]

Holdings include datasets, models, and maps. This is a very new resource, but the collections will grow due to both DOE contributions and individualsÆ data uploads. Currently the Biofuel Enduse collection includes 133 items. Most of these are categorized as literature, but 36 are listed as datasets and ten as models.

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301

Knowledge-centric and language independent framework for safety analysis tools  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper presents a knowledge-centric and language independent framework and its application to develop safety analysis tools for avionics systems. A knowledge-centric approach is important to address domain-specific needs, with respect to the types ...

S. C. Kothari; Luke Bishop; Jeremias Sauceda; Gary Daugherty

2004-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

302

Proceedings of the second Australasian workshop on Health data and knowledge management - Volume 80  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This is the second consecutive workshop within ACSW to deal with the topics around health knowledge management and associated systems. Last year we had styled the workshop as the Australasian Workshop on Health Knowledge Management and Discovery (HKMD). ...

James R. Warren; Ping Yu; John Yearwood; Jon D. Patrick

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

303

Knowledge management in a software development environment to support software processes deployment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Software Engineering is a wide area of knowledge and various other types of knowledge are required during the software development and maintenance. This paper describes a survey carried out to characterize the importance given by software developers ...

Gleison Santos; Karina Villela; Mariano Montoni; Ana Regina Rocha; Guilherme H. Travassos; Sávio Figueiredo; Sômulo Mafra; Adriano Albuquerque; Benito Diaz Paret; Márcio Amaral

2005-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

304

Creating and Managing a High Performance Knowledge-Sharing Network: The Toyota Case  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This study offers a detailed case study of how Toyota facilitates interorganizational knowledge transfers among within its production network. In particular, we identiify and examine six key institutionalized knowledge ...

Dyer, Jeffrey

2002-07-10T23:59:59.000Z

305

Demonstrating the benefits of knowledge management assets : developing and applying a valuation methodology  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Since the early 1980s numerous knowledge-dependent organizations have made diligent attempts to measure their intangible assets. In more recent years, knowledge-dependent organizations have expressed a desire to demonstrate ...

Taylor, Aaron B

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

306

`Exploring relationships': a study of young people's (hetero)sexual subjectivities, knowledge and practices  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

................................................................... 215 7.2.1 Positive effects of sexual knowledge.... .......... .. .......... ............ ..... 216 7.2.2 Negative consequences of sexual knowledge............................... 219 7.3 Subjectivities in the Couple Context...

Allen, Louisa Elizabeth

2000-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

307

Bayesian Network Inference with Qualitative Expert Knowledge for Decision Support Systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, we consider a methodology that utilizes qualitative expert knowledge for inference in a Bayesian network. The decision-making assumptions and the mathematical equation for Bayesian inference are derived based on data and knowledge obtained ... Keywords: Bayesian network, Bayesian network inference, decision-support systems, qualitative expert knowledge, probability inequality constraints Bayesian network, Bayesian network inference, decision-support systems, qualitative expert knowledge, probability inequ

Nipat Jongsawat; Wichian Premchaiswadi

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

308

A model-driven ontology approach for manufacturing system interoperability and knowledge sharing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The requirements for the interoperability of semantics and knowledge have become increasingly important in Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), in the drive towards knowledge-driven decision support in the manufacturing industry. This article presents ... Keywords: Knowledge sharing, Model Driven Architecture, Ontologies, Product Lifecycle Management

Nitishal Chungoora; Robert I. Young; George Gunendran; Claire Palmer; Zahid Usman; Najam A. Anjum; Anne-FrançOise Cutting-Decelle; Jennifer A. Harding; Keith Case

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

309

A Default Logic Based Framework for Context-Dependent Reasoning with Lexical Knowledge  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Lexical knowledge is increasingly important in information systems—for example in indexing documents using keywords, or disambiguating words in a query to an information retrieval system, or a natural language interface. However, it is a difficult ... Keywords: default logic, knowledge representation, lexical knowledge, non-monotonic logic, reasoning under uncertainty

Anthony Hunter

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

310

Revising (multi-) media learning principles by applying a differentiated knowledge concept  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper reports on a study investigating the effect of single-media and multimedia presentations on the resulting knowledge. First, this study investigated the stability of established multimedia learning principles by measuring acquired knowledge ... Keywords: Cognitive load, Knowledge, Learning, Multimedia, Testing

S. Guttormsen Schär; J. Kaiser

2006-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

311

Prototype of knowledge management system in Chinese offshore software development company  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper illustrates preliminary design and evaluation of a knowledge managing system in Chinese offshore software development company. The major features of the knowledge management system are a BBS style Q&A function, a management of Q&A results ... Keywords: association retrieval, knowledge management, question and answer system

Li Cai; Zuoqi Wang; Yufeng Jiao; Masanori Akiyoshi; Norihisa Komoda

2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

312

Understanding social loafing in knowledge contribution from the perspectives of justice and trust  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Many studies have confirmed that social loafing can greatly undermine a group's performance. The negative impact of social loafing is even more pronounced in knowledge contribution, since much valuable knowledge is implicit and thus easy to conceal. ... Keywords: Justice, Knowledge contribution, Social Exchange Theory, Social loafing, Trust

Tung-Ching Lin; Chien-Chih Huang

2009-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

313

Texas Tech University Knowledge Representation Lab Reasoning about the Intentions of Agents  

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Texas Tech University Knowledge Representation Lab Reasoning about the Intentions of Agents Justin Blount Texas Tech University April 6, 2012 #12;Texas Tech University Knowledge Representation Lab A Quote another, and here again we may choose as we will. #12;Texas Tech University Knowledge Representation Lab

Zhang, Yuanlin

314

Texas Tech University Knowledge Representation Group Issues in Reasoning about Interaction Networks in Cells  

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1 Texas Tech University Knowledge Representation Group Issues in Reasoning about Interaction Proceedings of AAAI'05 November 3, 2010 #12;2 Texas Tech University Knowledge Representation Group;3 Texas Tech University Knowledge Representation Group Previous Paper · They used an action language

Zhang, Yuanlin

315

An agent-based legal knowledge acquisition methodology for agile public administration  

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This paper proposes a knowledge elicitation method based on serious gaming for theory construction about the effects of the law on the behaviours of agents. These games provide input to simulations of business process and product design alternatives. ... Keywords: knowledge acquisition, legal knowledge engineering, public administration

Alexander Boer; Tom van Engers

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

316

Evaluating disaster management knowledge model by using a frequency-based selection technique  

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Disaster Management (DM) is a multidisciplinary endeavour and a very difficult knowledge domain to model. It is a diffused area of knowledge that is continuously evolving and informally represented. Metamodel is the output artefact of metamodelling, ... Keywords: disaster management, frequency-based selection, knowledge model, metamodel, model transformation

Siti Hajar Othman; Ghassan Beydoun

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

317

The Research on Ontology-based Knowledge Visualization in E-Learning Resources Management  

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Today, e-learning resources management is more and more important. How to organize the knowledge resources and how to help students establish knowledge systems become the focus of the e-learning research. In this paper, we mainly research the ontology-based ... Keywords: e-learning, ontology, knowledge visualization

Yuan Zhang; Xin Sun

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

318

Capturing and answering questions posed to a knowledge-based system  

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As part of the ongoing project, Project Halo, our goal is to build a system capable of answering questions posed by novice users to a formal knowledge base. In our current context, the knowledge base covers selected topics in physics, chemistry, and ... Keywords: controlled language, knowledge-based systems, problem solving, question answering

Peter Clark; Shaw-Yi Chaw; Ken Barker; Vinay Chaudhri; Philip Harrison; James Fan; Bonnie John; Bruce Porter; Aaron Spaulding; John Thompson; Peter Yeh

2007-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

319

Knowledge modelling and managing for the development of an artificial accommodation system  

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A typical situation for useful employment of knowledge based models is the conceptualisation of a new technical system, where the system components with their characteristic properties will be configured in such a manner, that a target function is guaranteed ... Keywords: artificial lens, formalized information, frames, knowledge base, knowledge representations, software models

K. P. Scherer

2008-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

320

Developing a knowledge-based perspective on coordination: The case of global software projects  

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We have attempted to bring together two areas which are challenging for both IS research and practice: forms of coordination and management of knowledge in the context of global, virtual software development projects. We developed a more comprehensive, ... Keywords: Coordination, Coordination mechanisms, Global software projects, Knowledge flows, Knowledge management, Software development

Julia Kotlarsky; Paul C. van Fenema; Leslie P. Willcocks

2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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321

Collaborating for Knowledge Creation and Application: The Case of Nanotechnology Research Programs  

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We study how collaboration and internal resources drive knowledge creation and application in university research programs. Academic collaboration with fellow university scientists drives knowledge creation, whereas collaboration with industry partners ... Keywords: alliance, application, collaboration, innovation, knowledge, nanotechnology, network, partnering, resource, university research

Dovev Lavie; Israel Drori

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

322

Evaluation of similarity measures for knowledge profiles from an expert directory: a field study  

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Expert directories describe the knowledge of the staff. From field data of an implementation of such an expert directory we calculated weighted connections between employees based on their shared topics. These relations will be used for recommending ... Keywords: expert directories, expert recommender, expert recommender systems, knowledge management, knowledge profile similarity

Wilko Kraß; Ulrich Försterling

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

323

Bridging Knowledge Gaps in Engineering Companies-The Case of Pipeline River Crossings in Greece  

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The introduction of Knowledge Management (KM) processes is suggested herein for bridging knowledge gaps observed during long-term and high complexity engineering projects, like the Natural Gas Project (NGP) of Greece, with a view to deploying a dedicated ... Keywords: Business Process Modeling, Engineering Company, Knowledge Gap, Natural Gas, Project Management, Technology Transfer

Fragiskos A. Batzias; Philip-Mark P. Spanidis

2008-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

324

Information technology support for knowledge management in the chemical process industry  

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Effective knowledge management in the Chemical Process Industry (CPI) is intimately linked with the level of development in collection, transfer, analysis, flow and absorption of data/information/knowledge and the implementation of decisions. ... Keywords: ERP, control, cpi, information technology, knowledge management, optimisation, plant information, simulation, supply chain

Amalendu Datta

2003-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

325

The evolution, challenges, and future of knowledge representation in product design systems  

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Product design is a highly involved, often ill-defined, complex and iterative process, and the needs and specifications of the required artifact get more refined only as the design process moves toward its goal. An effective computer support tool that ... Keywords: Collaborative engineering, Computational tools, Design rationale, Knowledge capture, Knowledge management, Knowledge representation, Multidisciplinary modeling, Ontology, Product design, Simulation, Systems engineering, Virtual reality

Senthil K. Chandrasegaran; Karthik Ramani; Ram D. Sriram; Imré HorváTh; Alain Bernard; Ramy F. Harik; Wei Gao

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

326

The ESTEEM platform: enabling P2P semantic collaboration through emerging collective knowledge  

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In this paper, we present Esteem (Emergent Semantics and cooperaTion in multi-knowledgE EnvironMents), a community-based P2P platform for supporting semantic collaboration among a set of independent peers, without prior reciprocal knowledge and no predefined ... Keywords: Data and service discovery, Emergent collective knowledge, Ontologies, Semantic collaboration

Stefano Montanelli; Devis Bianchini; Carola Aiello; Roberto Baldoni; Cristiana Bolchini; Silvia Bonomi; Silvana Castano; Tiziana Catarci; Valeria Antonellis; Alfio Ferrara; Michele Melchiori; Elisa Quintarelli; Monica Scannapieco; Fabio A. Schreiber; Letizia Tanca

2011-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

327

Dynamic interaction in knowledge based systems: An exploratory investigation and empirical evaluation  

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In response to the need for knowledge based support in unstructured domains, researchers and practitioners have begun developing systems that mesh the traditional attributes of knowledge based systems (KBS) and decision support system (DSS). One such ... Keywords: Advisory systems, Decision support systems, Dynamic interaction, Knowledge based systems

Brandon A. Beemer; Dawn G. Gregg

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

328

A mobile knowledge management and decision support tool for soil analysis  

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This paper describes the implementation and evaluation of a mobile knowledge management and decision support system to assist archaeologists in dealing with soils. Our view is that provision of a mobile tool which provides access to expert knowledge ... Keywords: Geoarchaeology, Knowledge management, Mobile decision support

Julie Cowie; David Cairns; Martin Blunn; Clare Wilson; Edward Pollard; Donald Davidson

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

329

Pre-Entry Knowledge, Learning, and the Survival of New Firms  

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New firms are endowed with knowledge and experience at birth through the human capital of their founder(s). Existing empirical research suggests that this pre-entry knowledge and experience will influence the firm's chances of survival; however, the ... Keywords: adaptation, business planning, entrepreneurship, evolutionary economics, firm survival, human capital, knowledge, learning, prior experience, unemployment

John C. Dencker; Marc Gruber; Sonali K. Shah

2009-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

330

Knowledge sharing practices of project teams when encountering changes in project scope: A contingency approach  

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Prior studies indicate that undesired consequences may occur if knowledge cannot be effectively shared among members of a project team. Nevertheless, there are few studies that explore the knowledge-sharing (KS) mechanisms used and the contingency factors ... Keywords: contingency approach, knowledge sharing, project teams

Wei-Tsong Wang; Nai-Yuan Ko

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

331

Case study: Securing knowledge in organizations: lessons from the defense and intelligence sectors  

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The interest in the field of knowledge management continues to grow at an astounding rate. An organization must leverage its core competencies, which are mostly knowledge-based resources, in order to survive and thrive in the current marketplace. While ... Keywords: Knowledge management, National security, Security

Kevin C. Desouza; Ganesh K. Vanapalli

2005-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

332

The evolution, challenges, and future of knowledge representation in product design systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Product design is a highly involved, often ill-defined, complex and iterative process, and the needs and specifications of the required artifact get more refined only as the design process moves toward its goal. An effective computer support tool that ... Keywords: Collaborative engineering, Computational tools, Design rationale, Knowledge capture, Knowledge management, Knowledge representation, Multidisciplinary modeling, Ontology, Product design, Simulation, Systems engineering, Virtual reality

Senthil K. Chandrasegaran; Karthik Ramani; Ram D. Sriram; Imré HorváTh; Alain Bernard; Ramy F. Harik; Wei Gao

333

Competition policy for technological innovation in an era of knowledge-based economy  

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The knowledge-based economy has become the major trend in international society in the 21st century. Exploring the characteristics of the knowledge-based economy and establishing an appropriate economic paradigm for accelerating technological innovation ... Keywords: Competition policy, ICT platforms, Knowledge-based economy, Technological innovation

George J. Y. Hsu; Yi-Hsing Lin; Zheng-Yi Wei

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

334

Information management as an enabler of knowledge management maturity: A South African perspective  

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This paper explores the much ignored but critically important subject of the perceived relationship between information and communications technology (ICT), information management (IM) and knowledge management (KM). Defining the border between ICT, IM ... Keywords: Information and communications technology, Information management, Knowledge management, Knowledge management maturity

C. J. (Neels) Kruger; Roy D. Johnson

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

335

Knowledge protection and partner selection in R&D alliances  

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This dissertation investigates three sets of research questions. First, how can partner selection be used as a mechanism to minimize R&D alliance participants� concerns about knowledge leakage? And what is the nature of the relationship among partner selection and two previously-studied protection mechanisms � governance structure and alliance scope? Extending this research question to the international context, the second set of research questions asks how international R&D alliances differ from their domestic counterparts in partner selection to protect their participants� valuable knowledge, and how different types of international R&D alliances vary in this regard. Distinguishing bilateral from multilateral R&D alliances, this dissertation examines a third set of questions about how multilateral R&D alliances differ from bilateral ones in partner selection for the purpose of protecting participants� technological assets. Hypotheses are proposed and tested with a sample of 2,185 R&D alliances involving companies in high technology industries. Results indicate that the more radical the innovation an R&D alliance intends to develop, the more likely the alliance will be formed between Friends than Strangers. However, under the same situation, firms are less likely to select Acquaintances than Strangers. A substitution effect was detected among partner selection, governance structure, and alliance scope used by firms to protect their valuable technological assets from being appropriated in R&D alliances. In addition, no empirical support was found for different partner selection preferences for firms forming domestic R&D alliances versus international R&D alliances. However, results show that firms, when forming trinational R&D alliances and/or traditional international R&D alliances, are more likely to select their prior partners than when forming cross-nation domestic R&D alliances. Moreover, this study shows that when an R&D alliance is formed by multiple companies, partner firms are more likely to be prior partners. I argue that concerns about knowledge leakage explain this result.

Li, Dan

2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

336

College Students‘ GIS Spatial Concept Knowledge Assessed by Concept Maps  

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The development of spatial thinking proficiency has been increasingly demanded in Geographic Information System (GIS) education. Despite this educational trend, there is little empirical research on college students' spatial concept knowledge, which critically affects the quality of spatial thinking. This study addressed the following three research questions: 1) What differences exist between students' understandings of spatial concepts at the beginning, middle, and end of an introductory-level GIS course?, 2) What spatial misconceptions students may possess while taking an introductory-level GIS course?, and 3) Which spatial concepts are easy or hard for undergraduate students to understand? The researcher asked twelve participants who were taking an introductory-level GIS course to create concept maps about space and revised their concept maps in three experiment sessions. For the first question, the researcher scored the sixty obtained concept maps and statistically analyzed those scores to examine if there is any significant difference among the scores of the three experiment sessions. For the second question, the researcher examined participants' misconceptions by analyzing the incorrect statements of distortion, map projection, and scale. For the third question, the researcher statistically analyzed concept-based scores to examine if there is any significant difference among the scores of three different complexity levels. A main finding for the first question was that there was a significant difference among the scores of the concept maps created in the first session and the scores of the concept maps revised in the second and third sessions. This implied that participants could successfully revise their own original concept maps in the middle of a semester. The result of the study of the second question indicated that a half of participants misunderstood the concepts of map projections and scale. This result suggested that some undergraduate students may have difficulty shifting from scientifically inappropriate spatial concept knowledge to appropriate knowledge. Analysis of the third question resulted that the concept-based scores of simple spatial concepts are significantly higher than the scores of complicated spatial concepts. This result inferred that participants' scores decreased as the complexity of the concepts increased.

Oda, Katsuhiko

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

337

Developing an organizational attributes-based continuous-learning KM model for knowledge-intensive small firms  

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In this paper we draw on the knowledge market analogy and integrate the considerations of organizational culture and attributes, knowledge management (KM) guiding principles and continuous learning-based systems development into the design of a model ... Keywords: KM guiding principles, continuous learning, knowledge intensive firms, knowledge management, knowledge market, organizational culture

Pi-Sheng Deng

2006-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

338

Knowledge Partnership for Measuring Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Measuring Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Measuring Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Asia Jump to: navigation, search Name Knowledge Partnership for Measuring Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Asia Agency/Company /Organization Clean Air Asia Partner World Bank Development Grant Facility (DGF), Asian Development Bank (ADB), the German Development Cooperation (GiZ), Energy Foundation, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES), Institute for Transport Policy Studies (ITPS), Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP), Transport Research Laboratory (TRL), United Nations Centre for Regional Development (UNCRD), Veolia Energy Sector Climate, Energy, Land Focus Area Greenhouse Gas, Transportation Topics Background analysis, Co-benefits assessment, - Environmental and Biodiversity, - Health, Low emission development planning, -LEDS, -NAMA, -TNA, Pathways analysis, Policies/deployment programs

339

LBNL Windows & Daylighting Software -- COMFEN3: Knowledge Base  

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5 5 (5.0.05 -- January 1, 2013) Last update:09/11/13 11:40 AM Download COMFEN Release Notes (includes a list of changes to the program by version) Send feedback via email to COMFENHelp@lbl.gov. Also as bugs and comments are submitted by testers, they will be posted on this Knowledge Base, so check here for the latest information about the program. CONTENTS INSTALLATION KNOWN ISSUES Installation Issues -- Administrator Between Blind Slat Width Greater than Glazing System Gap Installation Issues -- Microsoft.NET Site To Source Multiplier -- changing it does not invalidate results Installation Directories by Operating System Natural Ventilation -- heating load increases Minimum computer requirements Climate Data Does Not Display Project Database from Previous Versions -- where is it ?

340

LBNL Windows & Daylighting Software -- COMFEN3: Knowledge Base  

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

4.1 4.1 (4.1.25 -- October 4, 2012) Last update:09/11/13 11:39 AM Download COMFEN Release Notes (includes a list of changes to the program by version) Send feedback via email to COMFENHelp@lbl.gov. Also as bugs and comments are submitted by testers, they will be posted on this Knowledge Base, so check here for the latest information about the program. CONTENTS INSTALLATION KNOWN ISSUES Installation Issues -- Administrator Between Blind Slat Width Greater than Glazing System Gap Installation Issues -- Microsoft.NET Site To Source Multiplier -- changing it does not invalidate results Installation Directories by Operating System Natural Ventilation -- heating load increases Minimum computer requirements Simulation Error When Calculating a Scenario Project Database from Previous Versions -- where is it ?

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341

Design Principles for Effective Knowledge Discovery from Big Data  

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Big data phenomenon refers to the practice of collection and processing of very large data sets and associated systems and algorithms used to analyze these massive datasets. Architectures for big data usually range across multiple machines and clusters, and they commonly consist of multiple special purpose sub-systems. Coupled with the knowledge discovery process, big data movement offers many unique opportunities for organizations to benefit (with respect to new insights, business optimizations, etc.). However, due to the difficulty of analyzing such large datasets, big data presents unique systems engineering and architectural challenges. In this paper, we present three sys- tem design principles that can inform organizations on effective analytic and data collection processes, system organization, and data dissemination practices. The principles presented derive from our own research and development experiences with big data problems from various federal agencies, and we illustrate each principle with our own experiences and recommendations.

Begoli, Edmon [ORNL; Horey, James L [ORNL

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

342

Knowledge Recombination across Technological Boundaries: Scientists versus Engineers  

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Building on the seminal work of Allen (1977), we contribute to the emerging micro-level theory of knowledge recombination by examining how individual-level characteristics of inventors affect the breadth of their technological recombinations. Our data set combines information from 30,550 European patents with matched survey data obtained from 1,880 inventors. The analysis supports the view that inventors with a scientific education are more likely to generate patents that span technological boundaries (in our case, 30 broad, top-level technological domains) than inventors with an engineering degree. A doctoral degree is associated with increased recombination breadth for all groups of inventors. The breadth of an inventor’s technological recombinations diminishes with increasing temporal distance to his education, but the differences between scientists and engineers persist over time. Our findings provide several new insights for research on inventors, the literature on organizational learning and innovation, and for strategy research.

Marc Gruber; Dietmar Harhoff; Karin Hoisl

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

343

Preserving Physics Knowledge at the Fast Flux Test Facility  

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One of the goals of the Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy, initiated under the Fuel Cycle Research and Development Program (FCRD) and continued under the Advanced Reactor Concepts Program (ARC) is to preserve the knowledge that has been gained in the United States on Liquid Metal Reactors (LMRs) that could support the development of an environmentally and economically sound nuclear fuel cycle. The Fast Flux Test Facility (FFTF) is the most recent LMR to operate in the United States, from 1982 to 1992, and was designed as a fully instrumented test reactor with on-line, real time test control and performance monitoring of components and tests installed in the reactor. The 10 years of operation of the FFTF provided a very useful framework for testing the advances in LMR safety technology based on passive safety features that may be of increased importance to new designs after the events at Fukushima. Knowledge preservation at the FFTF is focused on the areas of design, construction, and startup of the reactor, as well as on preserving information obtained from 10 years of successful operating history and extensive irradiation testing of fuels and materials. In order to ensure protection of information at risk, the program to date has sequestered reports, files, tapes, and drawings to allow for secure retrieval. A disciplined and orderly approach has been developed to respond to client’s requests for documents and data in order to minimize the search effort and ensure that future requests for this information can be readily accommodated.

Wootan, David W.; Omberg, Ronald P.; Makenas, Bruce J.; Nielsen, Deborah L.; Nelson, Joseph V.; Polzin, David L.

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

344

EM-21 Retrieval Knowledge Center: Waste Retrieval Challenges  

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EM-21 is the Waste Processing Division of the Office of Engineering and Technology, within the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Environmental Management (EM). In August of 2008, EM-21 began an initiative to develop a Retrieval Knowledge Center (RKC) to provide the DOE, high level waste retrieval operators, and technology developers with centralized and focused location to share knowledge and expertise that will be used to address retrieval challenges across the DOE complex. The RKC is also designed to facilitate information sharing across the DOE Waste Site Complex through workshops, and a searchable database of waste retrieval technology information. The database may be used to research effective technology approaches for specific retrieval tasks and to take advantage of the lessons learned from previous operations. It is also expected to be effective for remaining current with state-of-the-art of retrieval technologies and ongoing development within the DOE Complex. To encourage collaboration of DOE sites with waste retrieval issues, the RKC team is co-led by the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). Two RKC workshops were held in the Fall of 2008. The purpose of these workshops was to define top level waste retrieval functional areas, exchange lessons learned, and develop a path forward to support a strategic business plan focused on technology needs for retrieval. The primary participants involved in these workshops included retrieval personnel and laboratory staff that are associated with Hanford and Savannah River Sites since the majority of remaining DOE waste tanks are located at these sites. This report summarizes and documents the results of the initial RKC workshops. Technology challenges identified from these workshops and presented here are expected to be a key component to defining future RKC-directed tasks designed to facilitate tank waste retrieval solutions.

Fellinger, Andrew P.; Rinker, Michael W.; Berglin, Eric J.; Minichan, Richard L.; Poirier, Micheal R.; Gauglitz, Phillip A.; Martin, Bruce A.; Hatchell, Brian K.; Saldivar, Eloy; Mullen, O Dennis; Chapman, Noel F.; Wells, Beric E.; Gibbons, Peter W.

2009-04-10T23:59:59.000Z

345

Semantic Filtering by inference on domain knowledge in spoken language dialogue systems  

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General natural dialogue processing requires large amounts of domain knowledge as well as linguistic knowledge in order to ensure acceptable coverage and understanding. There are several ways of integrating lexical resources (e.g. dictionaries, thesauri) and knowledge bases or ontologies at different levels of dialogue processing. We concentrate in this paper on how to exploit domain knowledge for filtering interpretation hypotheses generated by a robust semantic parser. We use domain knowledge to semantically constrain the hypothesis space. Moreover, adding an inference mechanism allows us to complete the interpretation when information is not explicitly available. Further, we discuss briefly how this can be generalized towards a predictive natural interactive system.

Afzal Ballim; Vincenzo Pallotta

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

346

Incorporating personalized gene sequence variants, molecular genetics knowledge, and health knowledge into an EHR prototype based on the Continuity of Care Record standard  

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Objectives: The current volume and complexity of genetic tests, and the molecular genetics knowledge and health knowledge related to interpretation of the results of those tests, are rapidly outstripping the ability of individual clinicians to recall, ... Keywords: Electronic health record, Information filters, Molecular Genetic Information, Personalized information, Sequence variants, Standards

Xia Jing; Stephen Kay; Thomas Marley; Nicholas R. Hardiker; James J. Cimino

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

347

Deactivation & Decommissioning Knowledge Management Information Tool (D&D  

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

Site & Facility Restoration » Deactivation & Site & Facility Restoration » Deactivation & Decommissioning (D&D) » Deactivation & Decommissioning Knowledge Management Information Tool (D&D KM-IT) Deactivation & Decommissioning Knowledge Management Information Tool (D&D KM-IT) Deactivation & Decommissioning Knowledge Management Information Tool (D&D KM-IT) The Deactivation and Decommissioning Knowledge Management Information Tool (D&D KM-IT) serves as a centralized repository providing a common interface for all D&D related activities. It assists users in gathering, analyzing, storing and sharing knowledge and information within the D&D community. This approach assists in reducing the need to rediscover the knowledge of the past while capturing the new knowledge and experiences gained during

348

The Power of a Question: A Case Study of Two Organizational Knowledge Capture Systems  

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Designers have many options for how to encode knowledge, although most are based on declarative representations. This paper explores the use of questions to represent knowledge. Practioner experiences implementing two knowledge resources using a question-based representation are described. In both resources, the use of "questions" was chosen as both a nonthreatening way of engaging users and for its value in initiating thinking processes. Both systems have succeeded in capturing the interest of users and serve as valuable components of the organization's knowledge capture program. This paper describes the systems, the underlying design approach, and results from system evaluation. Since the goal of any knowledge resource is to facilitate the reuse of knowledge, it is important to understand the impact that different knowledge representations could have on system acceptance. This study raises several research issues based on experiences using the unusual representation of "questions." 1.

Lynne P. Cooper

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

349

A Text Analysis Approach to Motivate Knowledge Sharing via Microsoft SharePoint  

SciTech Connect

Creating incentives for knowledge workers to share their knowledge within an organization continues to be a challenging task. Strong, innate behaviors of the knowledge worker, such as self-preservation and self- advancement, are difficult to overcome, regardless of the level of knowledge. Many incentive policies simply focus on providing external pressure to promote knowledge sharing. This work describes a technical approach to motivate sharing. Utilizing text analysis and machine learning techniques to create an enhanced knowledge sharing experience, a prototype system was developed and tested at Oak Ridge National Laboratory that reduces the overhead cost of sharing while providing a quick, positive payoff for the knowledge worker. This work describes the implementation and experiences of using the prototype in a corporate production environment.

Patton, Robert M [ORNL; McNair, Wade [ORNL; Symons, Christopher T [ORNL; Treadwell, Jim N [ORNL; Potok, Thomas E [ORNL

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

350

Sustaining knowledge in the neutron generator community and benchmarking study. Phase II.  

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This report documents the second phase of work under the Sustainable Knowledge Management (SKM) project for the Neutron Generator organization at Sandia National Laboratories. Previous work under this project is documented in SAND2008-1777, Sustaining Knowledge in the Neutron Generator Community and Benchmarking Study. Knowledge management (KM) systems are necessary to preserve critical knowledge within organizations. A successful KM program should focus on people and the process for sharing, capturing, and applying knowledge. The Neutron Generator organization is developing KM systems to ensure knowledge is not lost. A benchmarking study involving site visits to outside industry plus additional resource research was conducted during this phase of the SKM project. The findings presented in this report are recommendations for making an SKM program successful. The recommendations are activities that promote sharing, capturing, and applying knowledge. The benchmarking effort, including the site visits to Toyota and Halliburton, provided valuable information on how the SEA KM team could incorporate a KM solution for not just the neutron generators (NG) community but the entire laboratory. The laboratory needs a KM program that allows members of the workforce to access, share, analyze, manage, and apply knowledge. KM activities, such as communities of practice (COP) and sharing best practices, provide a solution towards creating an enabling environment for KM. As more and more people leave organizations through retirement and job transfer, the need to preserve knowledge is essential. Creating an environment for the effective use of knowledge is vital to achieving the laboratory's mission.

Huff, Tameka B.; Stubblefield, William Anthony; Cole, Benjamin Holland, II; Baldonado, Esther

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

351

Knowledge-based modeling using GIS: nonpoint source pollution application  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The concept of visualization in hydrologic modeling is discussed. A concept for integrating a knowledge-based system for analyzing simulation results is introduced. Visualization and expert, computer-based analysis when combined together produces a powerful tool for spatial data analysis and decision support. An application of such an integrated system in the context of nonpoint source (NPS) pollution control has been discussed to demonstrate these concepts. After a simulated implementation of the BMP recommendations, about 40 percent of the reduction in the area contributing above threshold limits (5 t/ac/yr) while 60 percent reduction in terms of volume of soil was observed over the watershed, for given rainfall conditions. The system provides an unique opportunity to evaluate and visualize the effects of alternative management practices used for erosion control. It was found that with appropriate land management, about at least a 40 percent reduction in the area exceeding the threshold can be obtained for rainfall ranging from 0.5 to 5 inches. A methodology for addressing nutrient management has been developed as well. Although the domain specific nature of the system limits the alternatives assessed, the system addresses the need for GIS based data analysis and interpretation, and also generates an optimum best management practices (BMPS) map for NPS pollution control.

Mohite, Mahendra P.

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

352

Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDDM) survey report.  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The large number of government and industry activities supporting the Unit of Action (UA), with attendant documents, reports and briefings, can overwhelm decision-makers with an overabundance of information that hampers the ability to make quick decisions often resulting in a form of gridlock. In particular, the large and rapidly increasing amounts of data and data formats stored on UA Advanced Collaborative Environment (ACE) servers has led to the realization that it has become impractical and even impossible to perform manual analysis leading to timely decisions. UA Program Management (PM UA) has recognized the need to implement a Decision Support System (DSS) on UA ACE. The objective of this document is to research the commercial Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDDM) market and publish the results in a survey. Furthermore, a ranking mechanism based on UA ACE-specific criteria has been developed and applied to a representative set of commercially available KDDM solutions. In addition, an overview of four R&D areas identified as critical to the implementation of DSS on ACE is provided. Finally, a comprehensive database containing detailed information on surveyed KDDM tools has been developed and is available upon customer request.

Phillips, Laurence R.; Jordan, Danyelle N.; Bauer, Travis L.; Elmore, Mark T. (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN); Treadwell, Jim N. (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN); Homan, Rossitza A.; Chapman, Leon Darrel; Spires, Shannon V.

2005-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Event:GGKP-Green Growth: Addressing the Knowledge Gaps Day 1 | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

GGKP-Green Growth: Addressing the Knowledge Gaps: on 2012/01/12 GGKP-Green Growth: Addressing the Knowledge Gaps: on 2012/01/12 The Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) will hold its inaugural conference, "Green Growth: Addressing the Knowledge Gaps," January 12-13, 2012, in Mexico City Mexico. The conference aims to take stock of the current understanding of the economics of green growth; engage researchers and practitioners in an ongoing dialogue to increase understanding of how green growth approaches can be applied in the field; identify knowledge gaps and establish priorities for knowledge-building work and implementation; and launch follow-on efforts. The conference location will allow attendees to benefit from Mexico's experiences from taking a leading role internationally in advocating pathways to green development.

354

Framework to Integrate Business Intelligence and Knowledge Management in Banking Industry  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

In this digital age organizations depend upon the technologies to provide customer-centric solutions by understanding well about their customers' behaviour and continuously improving business process of the organization. Business intelligence (BI) applications will play a vital role at this stage by discovering the knowledge hidden in internal as well as external sources. On the other hand, Knowledge Management (KM) will enhance the organisations performance by providing collaborative tools to learn, create and share the knowledge among the employees. The main intention of the BI is to enhance the employees' knowledge with information that allows them to make decisions to achieve its organisational strategies. However only twenty percent of data exist in structured form, majority of banks knowledge is in unstructured or minds of its employees. Organizations are needed to integrate KM with Knowledge which is discovered from data and information. The purpose of this paper is to discuss the need of business insi...

Rao, G Koteswara

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

355

The role of knowledge management in supply chains: evidence from the Italian food industry  

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This study deals with interorganisational Knowledge Management (KM) in the Italian food industry. Based on case studies, the paper defines the need for knowledge sharing amongst supply chain members in different collaborative activities. Then ... Keywords: Italy, SCM, case studies, collaborative supply networks, e-business, electronic business, food industry, food supply chain, information technology, knowledge management, supply chain collaboration, supply chain management, supply chain performance

Mariano Corso; Seyhan Firdevs Dogan; Riccardo Mogre; Alessandro Perego

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

356

Capturing and Using High-Value Undocumented Knowledge in the Nuclear Industry: Guidelines and Methods  

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This report contains detailed guidelines and methods for eliciting, capturing, and passing along high-value tacit knowledge residing "in the heads" of expert personnel in the nuclear power industry. The guidance should be especially valuable to managers concerned about the departure of experienced and highly knowledgeable employees or about experts not being around at all times. The loss or unavailability of valuable knowledge can have negative operational, environmental, safety, and economic consequences.

2002-11-19T23:59:59.000Z

357

Capturing Undocumented Worker-Job-Knowledge: Overview and 2000 Status Report  

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This report details the end-of-year 2000 status for the "Capturing Undocumented Worker-Job-Knowledge" project under the Strategic Human Performance Program. The project is developing solutions for mitigating negative consequences resulting from the loss of valuable undocumented knowledge as experienced personnel become unavailable due to retirement or other reasons. By the end of 2001, the project will issue practical guidance for capturing valuable undocumented knowledge in a variety of energy industry ...

2001-09-26T23:59:59.000Z

358

Active and Knowledge-based Process Safety Incident Retrieval System  

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The sustainability and continued development of the chemical industry is to a large extent dependent on learning from past incidents. The failure to learn from past mistakes is rather not deliberate but due to unawareness of the situation. Incident databases are excellent resources to learn from past mistakes; however, in order to be effective, incident databases need to be functional in disseminating the lessons learned to users. Therefore, this research is dedicated to improving user accessibility of incident databases. The objective of this research is twofold. The first objective is improving accessibility of the database system by allowing the option of word search as well as folder search for the users. This will satisfy research needs of users who are aware of the hazards at hand and need to access the relevant information. The second objective is to activate the database via integration of the database with an operational software. This will benefit research needs of users who are unaware of the existing hazards. Literature review and text mining of Major Accident Reporting System (MARS) database short reports are employed to develop an initial taxonomy, which is then refined and modified by expert review. The incident reports in MARS database is classified to the right folders in the taxonomy and implemented in a database system based on Microsoft Excel, where the users can retrieve information using folder search as well as word search option via a user friendly interface. A program coded in JAVA is prepared for integrating the incident database with a Management of Change (MOC) software prototype. A collection of keywords on hazardous substances and equipment is prepared. If the keywords exist in the MOC interface, they will be highlighted, and with the click of a button, will return up to ten relevant incident reports. Using an active and knowledge-based system, people can learn from incidents and near-misses and will be more active to reduce the frequency of recurring incidents.

Khan, Sara Shammni

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

359

Uncertainty Quantification of Hypothesis Testing for the Integrated Knowledge Engine  

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The Integrated Knowledge Engine (IKE) is a tool of Bayesian analysis, based on Bayesian Belief Networks or Bayesian networks for short. A Bayesian network is a graphical model (directed acyclic graph) that allows representing the probabilistic structure of many variables assuming a localized type of dependency called the Markov property. The Markov property in this instance makes any node or random variable to be independent of any non-descendant node given information about its parent. A direct consequence of this property is that it is relatively easy to incorporate new evidence and derive the appropriate consequences, which in general is not an easy or feasible task. Typically we use Bayesian networks as predictive models for a small subset of the variables, either the leave nodes or the root nodes. In IKE, since most applications deal with diagnostics, we are interested in predicting the likelihood of the root nodes given new observations on any of the children nodes. The root nodes represent the various possible outcomes of the analysis, and an important problem is to determine when we have gathered enough evidence to lean toward one of these particular outcomes. This document presents criteria to decide when the evidence gathered is sufficient to draw a particular conclusion or decide in favor of a particular outcome by quantifying the uncertainty in the conclusions that are drawn from the data. The material in this document is organized as follows: Section 2 presents briefly a forensics Bayesian network, and we explore evaluating the information provided by new evidence by looking first at the posterior distribution of the nodes of interest, and then at the corresponding posterior odds ratios. Section 3 presents a third alternative: Bayes Factors. In section 4 we finalize by showing the relation between the posterior odds ratios and Bayes factors and showing examples these cases, and in section 5 we conclude by providing clear guidelines of how to use these for the type of Bayesian networks used in IKE.

Cuellar, Leticia [Los Alamos National Laboratory

2012-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

360

System and method for knowledge based matching of users in a network  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A knowledge-based system and methods to matchmaking and social network extension are disclosed. The system is configured to allow users to specify knowledge profiles, which are collections of concepts that indicate a certain topic or area of interest selected from an. The system utilizes the knowledge model as the semantic space within which to compare similarities in user interests. The knowledge model is hierarchical so that indications of interest in specific concepts automatically imply interest in more general concept. Similarity measures between profiles may then be calculated based on suitable distance formulas within this space.

Verspoor, Cornelia Maria (Santa Fe, NM); Sims, Benjamin Hayden (Los Alamos, NM); Ambrosiano, John Joseph (Los Alamos, NM); Cleland, Timothy James (Los Alamos, NM)

2011-04-26T23:59:59.000Z

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The improvement of cancer management by the application of the currently available knowledge.  

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??I have been intensively involved in the research on the application of currently available knowledge for the improvement of cancer care. This research covers the… (more)

Barton, Michael

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

362

Assistive technology for students with learning disabilities in writing: beliefs, knowledge, and use.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??The purpose of this study was to investigate special education teacher beliefs, knowledge and use of assistive technology for students with learning disabilities in writing.… (more)

Bigelow, Diane Lynette

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

363

The ETK model| Emotional, technology, and knowledge competency effects on global soccer fan satisfaction.  

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?? This study was designed to investigate emotional (E), technology (T), and knowledge (K) competencies of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA); specifically how… (more)

Cardenas Cano, Miguel Angel

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

364

CONTENT PREPARATION OF PRE-SERVICE AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION TEACHERS AND ITS INFLUENCE ON THEIR CONTENT KNOWLEDGE.  

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??Content knowledge preparation for teachers is a crucial component of the modal curriculum model for education. The purpose of this study was to determine if… (more)

Houck, Amber

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

365

Search Method for Real-time Knowledge Discovery Modeled on the ...  

Search Method for Real-time Knowledge Discovery Modeled on the Human Brain Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Contact ORNL About This Technology

366

Taxonomic knowledge structure discovery from imagery-based data using the neural associative incremental learning (NAIL) algorithm  

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An important component of higher level fusion is knowledge discovery. One form of knowledge is a set of relationships between concepts. This paper addresses the automated discovery of ontological knowledge representations such as taxonomies/thesauri ... Keywords: Associative learning, Incremental learning, Information fusion, Knowledge structure, Multi-target classification, Ontology learning, Taxonomy

Bradley J. Rhodes

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

367

Knowledge based engineering: Between AI and CAD. Review of a language based technology to support engineering design  

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Knowledge based engineering (KBE) is a relatively young technology with an enormous potential for engineering design applications. Unfortunately the amount of dedicated literature available to date is quite low and dispersed. This has not promoted the ... Keywords: Engineering design, Generative design, Knowledge based design, Knowledge based engineering, Knowledge engineering, Rule based design

Gianfranco La Rocca

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

368

A fuzzy trust evaluation method for knowledge sharing in virtual enterprises  

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The success of virtual enterprises (VEs) depends on the effective sharing of related resources between various enterprises or workers who perform related activities. Specifically, VE success hinges on the integration and sharing of information and knowledge. ... Keywords: Fuzzy theory, Knowledge sharing, Trust, Virtual enterprise

Tsung-Yi Chen; Yuh-Min Chen; Chia-Jou Lin; Pin-Yuan Chen

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

369

Absorptive capacity configurations in supply chains: gearing for partner-enabled market knowledge creation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The need for continual value innovation is driving supply chains to evolve from a pure transactional focus to leveraging interorganizational partner ships for sharing information and, ultimately, market knowledge creation. Supply chain partners are (1) ... Keywords: absorptive capacity, configuration approaches, interorganizational information systems, knowledge management, process modularity, rich information, supply chain

Arvind Malhotra; Sanjay Gosain; Omar Sawy

2005-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

370

A new visualization approach to re-contextualize indigenous knowledge in rural Africa  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Current views of sustainable development recognize the importance of accepting the Indigenous Knowledge (IK) of rural people. However, there is an increasing technological gap between Elder IK holders and the younger generation and a persistent incompatibility ... Keywords: 3D visualization, Africa, design, indigenous knowledge, rural

Kasper Rodil; Heike Winschiers-Theophilus; Nicola J. Bidwell; Søren Eskildsen; Matthias Rehm; Gereon Koch Kapuire

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

371

Enishi: searching knowledge about relations by complementarily utilizing wikipedia and the web  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

How global warming and agriculture mutually influence each other? It is possible to answer the question by searching knowledge about the relation between global warming and agriculture. As exemplified by this question, strong demands exist for searching ... Keywords: knowledge retrieval, relation, wikipedia mining

Xinpeng Zhang; Yasuhito Asano; Masatoshi Yoshikawa

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

372

A social recommender mechanism for improving knowledge sharing in online forums  

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Nowadays, online forums have become a useful tool for knowledge management in Web-based technology. This study proposes a social recommender system which generates discussion thread and expert recommendations based on semantic similarity, profession ... Keywords: Expert finding, Knowledge sharing, Online forums, Recommender systems, Semantic analysis, Social relation

Yung-Ming Li; Tzu-Fong Liao; Cheng-Yang Lai

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

373

Introducing knowledge redundancy practice in software development: Experiences with job rotation in support work  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Context: Job rotation is a widely known approach to increase knowledge redundancy but empirical evidence regarding introduction and adoption in software development is scant. A lack of knowledge redundancy is a limiting factor for collaboration, flexibility, ... Keywords: Agile organizations, Empirical software engineering, Job rotation, Organizational learning, Personnel rotation, Software development

Tor Erlend Fægri; Tore Dybå; Torgeir Dingsøyr

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

374

Reference architecture, metamodel, and modeling principles for architectural knowledge management in information technology services  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Capturing and sharing design knowledge such as architectural decisions is becoming increasingly important in firms providing professional Information Technology (IT) services such as enterprise application development and strategic outsourcing. Methods, ... Keywords: Architectural decisions, Architectural principles, DSL, Knowledge management, Model-driven engineering, Outsourcing, SOA, Workflow

Olaf Zimmermann; Christoph Miksovic; Jochen M. KüSter

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

375

Representation of context-dependant knowledge in ontologies: A model and an application  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Most of current Information and Knowledge Based Systems manage impressive amounts of information, ranging from local databases to resources imported from the web. In addition to widely pointed-out integration and maintenance difficulties, other common ... Keywords: Context-aware systems, Knowledge representation, Medical informatics, Mobile systems, Ontologies

Fernando Bobillo; Miguel Delgado; Juan Gómez-Romero

2008-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

376

Leveraging temporal and spatial separations with the 24-hour knowledge factory paradigm  

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The 24-H Knowledge Factory facilitates collaboration between geographically and temporally distributed teams. The teams themselves form a strategic partnership whose joint efforts contribute to the completion of a project. Project-related tasks are likewise ... Keywords: Data management, Global software development, Knowledge representation, Offshoring

Amar Gupta; Igor Crk; Rajdeep Bondade

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

377

Computer-mediated knowledge sharing and individual user differences: an exploratory study  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Prior research has shown that individual differences in users' cognitive style and gender can have a significant effect on their usage and perceived usefulness of management information systems. We argue that these differences may also extend to computer-mediated ... Keywords: cognitive style, gender, knowledge management systems, knowledge sharing, perceived usefulness, usage, user differences

W. Andrew Taylor

2004-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

378

Assessing the impact of knowledge management strategies announcements on the market value of firms  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Although there is much literature on the relationship between KM strategies and organizational performance, the benefit of KM strategies is not well understood. We addressed this issue by exploring how KM strategies influence a firm's market value using ... Keywords: Event study methodology, Knowledge management strategy, Knowledge-based view, Market value, Stock market reaction

Byounggu Choi; Ana Maria Jong

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

379

Taba workstation: supporting technical solution through knowledge management of design rationale  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The development and maintenance of software products are knowledge intensive tasks. Due to the high turnover of software industry, there is a great probability that the original designers are unlikely to be available when problems arise and modifications ... Keywords: design rationale, knowledge management, technical solution

Sávio Figueiredo; Gleison Santos; Mariano Montoni; Ana Regina Rocha; Andréa Barreto; Ahilton Barreto; Analia Ferreira

2006-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

380

Using HLT for acquiring, retrieving and publishing knowledge in AKT: position paper  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

AKT is a major research project applying a variety of technologies to knowledge management. Knowledge is a dynamic, ubiquitous resource, which is to be found equally in an expert's head, under terabytes of data, or explicitly stated in manuals. AKT will ...

K. Bontcheva; C. Brewster; F. Ciravegna; H. Cunningham; L. Guthrie; R. Gaizauskas; Y. Wilks

2001-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Domain experts' knowledge-based intelligent decision support system in occupational shoulder and neck pain therapy  

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This research develops a fuzzy knowledge-based decision support system (FKBDSS) that measures and predicts the degree of severity of the work-related risk associated with shoulder and neck pain (SNP) that is a prevalent pain complaint in an occupational ... Keywords: Analytic hierarchy processing, Domain expert, Fuzzy knowledge-based decision support system, Fuzzy set theory, Musculoskeletal disorder, Shoulder and neck pain

T. Padma; P. Balasubramanie

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

382

Supporting multi-criteria decisions based on a hierarchical structure by taking advantage of acquired knowledge  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper, an approach to decision making is described. It combines a knowledge acquisition technique, a multi-attribute decision making technique, a validation technique and a machine learning algorithm. The suggested system is an extension of a ... Keywords: E-commerce assistant, Hierarchical decision support systems, Knowledge driven decision support systems, Product search assistant

J. J. Castro-Schez; R. Miguel; V. Herrera; J. A. Albusac

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

383

Proceedings of the 19th ACM SIGKDD international conference on Knowledge discovery and data mining  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

It is our great pleasure to welcome you to the 19th ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD). The annual ACM SIGKDD conference is the premier international forum for data mining, knowledge discovery and big data. It brings together ...

Inderjit S. Dhillon, Yehuda Koren, Rayid Ghani, Ted E. Senator, Paul Bradley, Rajesh Parekh, Jingrui He, Robert L. Grossman, Ramasamy Uthurusamy

2013-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

384

Data Mining of Coal Mining Gas Time Series and Knowledge Discovery  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Use the data mining techniques to discover the regularity knowledge from the gas sensor monitoring history database is very important approach for the supervisors to identify the reason causing the exceptional fluctuation automatically and make the correct ... Keywords: data mining, time series, clustering, shape measure, knowledge discovery

Shisong Zhu; Yunjia Wang; Lifang Kong

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

385

Evolution of knowledge creation and diffusion: the revisit of Taiwan's Hsinchu Science Park  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Hsinchu Science Park in Taiwan has been synonymous with dynamic and flourishing high-tech industries and companies since the 1980s. Using patent citation data, this empirical study shows that Taiwan's Hsinchu Science Park is a healthy and knowledge-based ... Keywords: Knowledge flows, Patent citation, R11, R58, Region innovation system, Science Park, Taiwan

Mei-Chih Hu

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

386

The gospel of knowledge management in and out of a professional community  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Knowledge management (KM) remains an anomaly in most corporations today. Critics call KM a fad of the 1990s, whereas supporters claim KM is actively evolving. Our work examines the disciplinary rhetoric of KM: how is it that ... Keywords: aerospace industry, community of practice, knowledge management, social construction of technology

Norman Makoto Su; Hiroko Wilensky; David Redmiles; Gloria Mark

2007-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

387

IMPACTS OF OIL AND NATURAL GAS ON PRAIRIE GROUSE: CURRENT KNOWLEDGE AND RESEARCH NEEDS1  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

IMPACTS OF OIL AND NATURAL GAS ON PRAIRIE GROUSE: CURRENT KNOWLEDGE AND RESEARCH NEEDS1 Jeffrey L and natural gas development on grouse populations and habitats. The purpose of this review is to summarize current knowledge on the effects of oil and gas development and production on prairie grouse based

Beck, Jeffrey L.

388

Developing a geoscience knowledge framework for a national geological survey organisation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Geological survey organisations (GSOs) are established by most nations to provide a geoscience knowledge base for effective decision-making on mitigating the impacts of natural hazards and global change, and on sustainable management of natural resources. ... Keywords: 3D models, Cyber-infrastructure, Geological mapping, Knowledge management, Ontology

Andrew S. Howard; Bill Hatton; Femke Reitsma; Ken I. G. Lawrie

2009-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

389

Knowledge-based collaborative engineering of pipe networks in the upstream and downstream petroleum industry  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper describes an approach to the development of a framework for the automation of the detailed engineering cycle based on the integration of concurrent and collaborative engineering models with knowledge-based engineering. The framework is illustrated ... Keywords: Agents, Collaborative design, Interoperability framework, Knowledge-based engineering

Leonid Sheremetov; Ildar Batyrshin; Manuel Chi; Armando Rosas

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

390

Forecasting with Historical Data or Process Knowledge under Misspecification: A Comparison  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Forecasting with Historical Data or Process Knowledge under Misspecification: A Comparison Luke, University of Stuttgart May 16, 2012 Abstract When faced with the task of forecasting a dynamic system intuition dictates that perfect knowledge of the system should in theory yield perfect forecasting, often

Steinwart, Ingo

391

ThinkFree: using a visual Wiki for IT knowledge management in a tertiary institution  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

We describe ThinkFree, an industrial Visual Wiki application which provides a way for end users to better explore knowledge of IT Enterprise Architecture assets that is held within a large enterprise wiki. The application was motivated ... Keywords: knowledge management, visual wiki, visualization

Christian Hirsch; John Hosking; John Grundy; Tim Chaffe

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

392

Data guided approach to generate multi-dimensional schema for targeted knowledge discovery  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Data mining and data warehousing are two key technologies which have made significant contributions to the field of knowledge discovery in a variety of domains. More recently, the integrated use of traditional data mining techniques such as clustering ... Keywords: data mining, data warehousing, knowledge discovery, schema generation

Muhammad Usman, Russel Pears, A. C. M. Fong

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

393

The Tree of Knowledge Project: Organic Designs as Virtual Learning Spaces  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The virtual Department of English at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, also known as the Tree of Knowledge, is a project premised upon using ecology and organic forms to promote language learning in Second Life SL. Inspired by Salmon's 2010 Tree ... Keywords: Ecology, English, Language Learning, Second Life SL, Texturing, Tree Of Knowledge

Dean A. F. Gui, Gigi AuYeung

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

394

Conceptualization and appropriation: the evolving use of a collaborative knowledge management system  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Zephyr is an expanding software company that developed a knowledge management system designed to support the work of employees and provide management overview. Despite strong management support the system was not much used and instead employees themselves ... Keywords: appropriation, conceptualisation, design, knowledge management, participatory design, system development, tailorability, user involvement

Claus Bossen; Peter Dalsgaard

2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

395

KBSLUA: A knowledge-based system applied in river land use assessment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The assessment of river land use is an important, but complex and time-consuming task that has to deal with a huge amount of data, domain regulations, legal aspects, and expert knowledge in terms of environmental protection, ecology, and water resource ... Keywords: Geographic information system, Knowledge-based system, River land use

Tzai-Zang Lee; Chien-Hsing Wu; Hsien-Hui Wei

2008-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

396

Towards virtualizing the helpdesk: assessing the relevance of knowledge across distance  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Managers of information systems face a knowledge crisis as they operate in increasingly heterogeneous, hostile, expertise-poor environments. This problem is compounded for small organizations. This paper presents results from field research on the feasibility ... Keywords: cross-organizational, information reuse, knowledge management, organizational memory, relevance, virtual helpdesk

Kevin F. White; Wayne G. Lutters; Anita H. Komlodi

2008-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

397

Effects of Group Support Systems and Content Facilitation on Knowledge Acquisition  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This paper investigates the effects of group support systems (GSS) and content facilitation on individual knowledge acquisition in general, and on changes in an individual's knowledge structures in particular as indicated through concept mapping development. ... Keywords: Collaborative Learning, Facilitation, Group Support System

Ron Chi-Wai Kwok; Jian Ma; Douglas R. Vogel

2002-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

398

Successful knowledge transfer and project deployment in a service learning program  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Service learning programs provide a richer, more practical experience for students and can deliver more benefits to the community by undertaking larger projects not limited by the length of a semester. Long-term projects with a larger scope present both ... Keywords: collaborative learning, community outreach, industry-education relationships, knowledge management, knowledge transfer, service learning

Jon Reid; Erick Slazinski

2003-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

399

Medical image diagnosis of liver cancer by feedback GMDH-type neural network using knowledge base  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

A revised group method of data handling (GMDH)-type neural network algorithm using knowledge base for medical image diagnosis, is proposed and applied to medical image diagnosis of liver cancer. In this algorithm, the knowledge base for medical image ... Keywords: Artificial intelligence, GMDH, Medical image diagnosis, Neural networks

Tadashi Kondo; Junji Ueno; Shoichiro Takao

2013-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

400

Event:GGKP-Green Growth: Addressing the Knowledge Gaps Day 2 | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

3 3 The Green Growth Knowledge Platform (GGKP) will hold its inaugural conference, "Green Growth: Addressing the Knowledge Gaps," January 12-13, 2012, in Mexico City Mexico. The conference aims to take stock of the current understanding of the economics of green growth; engage researchers and practitioners in an ongoing dialogue to increase understanding of how green growth approaches can be applied in the field; identify knowledge gaps and establish priorities for knowledge-building work and implementation; and launch follow-on efforts. The conference location will allow attendees to benefit from Mexico's experiences from taking a leading role internationally in advocating pathways to green development. Event Details Name GGKP-Green Growth: Addressing the Knowledge Gaps

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On challenges and opportunities of designing integrated IT platforms for supporting knowledge works in organizations  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Designing and implementing comprehensive IT-based support environments for KM in organizations is fraught with many problems. Solving them requires intimate knowledge about the information usage in knowledge works and the scopes of technology intervention. In this paper, the Task-oriented Organizational Knowledge Management or TOKM, a design theory for building integrated IT platforms for supporting organizational KM, is proposed. TOKM brings together two apparently mutually exclusive practices of building KM systems, the task-based approach and the generic or universalistic approach. In developing the design, the information requirements of knowledge workers in light of an information usage model of knowledge works is studied. Then the model is extended to study possibilities of more advanced IT support and formulate them in form of a set of meta-requirements. Following the IS design theory paradigm, a set of artifacts are hypothesized to meet the requirements. Finally, a design method, as a possible approac...

Laha, Arijit

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

402

The Effects of Knowledge of Earnings Persistence, Financial Statement Format, and Concerns about Quality of Earnings  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Abstract: This paper examines whether financial statement users exhibit greater ability to discriminate between high and low-accrual firms when they have greater knowledge of earnings persistence, greater awareness of concerns about the quality of earnings, and when accruals are presented more clearly in the financial statements. I find that users with greater knowledge of earnings persistence and greater awareness of concerns about the quality of earnings have greater discriminative ability. High-knowledge users are not affected by the presence and placement of an accrual subtotal in the financial statements. Low-knowledge users discriminate the most when the accrual subtotal is juxtaposed with accrual line items in the cash flow statement. Low-knowledge users do not discriminate much when the accrual subtotal is not presented, or when the subtotal is presented but is not juxtaposed with accrual line items within the same statement.

Bernardine Low; Khim Kelly; Bob Libby; Mark Nelson; Steve Smith; Hun-tong Tan

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

403

Filling Knowledge Gaps with Five Fuel Cycle Studies  

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During FY 2010, five studies were conducted of technology families’ applicability to various fuel cycle strategies to fill in knowledge gaps in option space and to better understand trends and patterns. Here, a “technology family” is considered to be defined by a type of reactor and by selection of which actinides provide fuel. This report summarizes the higher-level findings; the detailed analyses and results are documented in five individual reports, as follows: • Advanced once through with uranium fuel in fast reactors (SFR), • Advanced once through (uranium fuel) or single recycle (TRU fuel) in high temperature gas cooled reactors (HTGR), • Sustained recycle with Th/U-233 in light water reactors (LWRs), • Sustained recycle with Th/U-233 in molten salt reactors (MSR), and • Several fuel cycle missions with Fusion-Fission Hybrid (FFH). Each study examined how the designated technology family could serve one or more designated fuel cycle missions, filling in gaps in overall option space. Each study contains one or more illustrative cases that show how the technology family could be used to meet a fuel cycle mission, as well as broader information on the technology family such as other potential fuel cycle missions for which insufficient information was available to include with an illustrative case. None of the illustrative cases can be considered as a reference, baseline, or nominal set of parameters for judging performance; the assessments were designed to assess areas of option space and were not meant to be optimized. There is no implication that any of the cases or technology families are necessarily the best way to meet a given fuel cycle mission. The studies provide five examples of 1-year fuel cycle assessments of technology families. There is reasonable coverage in the five studies of the performance areas of waste management and uranium utilization. The coverage of economics, safety, and proliferation resistance and physical protection in the five studies was spotty. Some studies did not have existing or past work to draw on in one or more of these areas. Resource constraints limited the amount of new analyses that could be performed. Little or no assessment was done of how soon any of the technologies could be deployed and therefore how quickly they could impact domestic or international fuel cycle performance. There were six common R&D needs, such as the value of advanced fuels, cladding, coating, and structure that would survive high neutron fluence. When a technology family is considered for use in a new fuel cycle mission, fuel cycle performance characteristics are dependent on both the design choices and the fuel cycle approach. For example, the use of the sodium-cooled fast reactor to provide recycle in either breeder or burner mode has been studied for decades, but the SFR could be considered for once-through fuel cycle with the physical reactor design and fuel management parameters changed. In addition, the sustained recycle with Th/U-233 in LWR could be achieved with a heterogeneous assembly and derated power density. Therefore, it may or may not be adjustable for other fuel cycle missions although a reactor intended for one fuel cycle mission is built. Simple parameter adjustment in applying a technology family to a new fuel cycle mission should be avoided and, if observed, the results viewed with caution.

Steven J. Piet; Jess Gehin; William Halsey; Temitope Taiwo

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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RESULTS OF THE 2004 KNOWLEDGE AND OPINIONS SURVEYS FOR THE BASELINE KNOWLEDGE ASSESSMENT OF THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY HYDROGEN PROGRAM  

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417 417 RESULTS OF THE 2004 KNOWLEDGE AND OPINIONS SURVEYS FOR THE BASELINE KNOWLEDGE ASSESSMENT OF THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY HYDROGEN PROGRAM R. L. Schmoyer and Tykey Truett Oak Ridge National Laboratory Christy Cooper U.S. Department of Energy April 2006 Prepared by the OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831-6073 Managed by UT-BATTELLE, LLC For the U.S., DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Under contract No. DE-AC05-00OR22725 Prepared for the U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Washington, D.C. Results: 2004 Hydrogen Surveys 4/18/06 i CONTENTS Page ACRONYMS................................................................................................................................ vii EXECUTIVE SUMMARY ...........................................................................................................

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Microsoft PowerPoint - G4-Knowledge Management Database (KMD) Demonstration[1].ppt  

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Knowledge Management Database Knowledge Management Database (KMD) Demonstration Rand Batchelder, Chris Wyatt, Dale Cunningham September 15 & 16, 2009 2 2 KMD Demonstration Overview * The Federal Advisory Committee Recommended That ORD Develop A Knowledge Management Database That Would Be Used As A Repository for Research and Development Results Related to the Section 999 R&D Program Including: - Program Status * A list of projects goals, objectives, status, accomplishments, reports and key personnel contact information - The RPSEA Consortium R&D Program * 57 project summaries currently available on the NETL Internet - NETL Complimentary R&D Program * Drilling under extreme conditions * Environmental impacts of oil and natural gas development * Enhanced and unconventional oil recovery

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Designing wikis for collaborative learning and knowledge-building in higher education  

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A wiki design that facilitates collaborative learning, knowledge-building, and student reflection was implemented in three graduate courses. Empirical data collected from interactions in the Resources area where students added new resources and commented ...

Swapna Kumar

2009-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

407

A building’s refurbishment knowledge and device based decision support system  

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The integration of knowledge-based, devices-based and decision support systems have a very promising future in scientific research. The authors of this paper participated in the project Framework 6, ‘Bringing Retrofit Innovation to the Application ...

Edmundas Zavadskas; Arturas Kaklauskas; Povilas Vainiunas; Ruta Dubakiene; Andrius Gulbinas; Mindaugas Krutinis; Petras Cyras; Liudas Rimkus

2006-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

408

Results of the 2008/2009 Knowledge and Opinions Surveys conducted...  

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TM-2009242 RESULTS OF THE 20082009 KNOWLEDGE AND OPINIONS SURVEYS CONDUCTED FOR THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY HYDROGEN PROGRAM R. L. Schmoyer Tykey Truett Oak Ridge National...

409

Street science : the fusing of local and professional knowledge in environmental policy  

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his dissertation analyzes how local knowledge improves environmental decisions. The premise is that controlling pollution and addressing public health disparities are not problems that professionals alone can solve. Concerned ...

Coburn, Jason

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

410

DIALOG: A framework for modeling, analysis and reuse of digital forensic knowledge  

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This paper presents DIALOG (Digital Investigation Ontology); a framework for the management, reuse, and analysis of Digital Investigation knowledge. DIALOG provides a general, application independent vocabulary that can be used to describe an investigation ... Keywords: Digital, Investigation, Ontology, Registry, Windows

Damir Kahvedi?; Tahar Kechadi

2009-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

411

Proceedings of the 20th ACM international conference on Information and knowledge management  

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On behalf of the organizing committee, it is our great pleasure to welcome you to the 20th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management in Glasgow! Since its inception, the CIKM conference has provided a unique international forum for ...

Bettina Berendt; Arjen de Vries; Wenfei Fan; Craig Macdonald; Iadh Ounis; Ian Ruthven

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

412

Knowledge Management, Business Intelligence, and Content Management: The IT Practitioner's Guide  

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Within an IT framework, this book discusses creation, protection, development, sharing, and management of information and intellectual assets through the use of business intelligence and other knowledge sharing and analytical techniques.

Jessica Keyes

2006-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

413

Combining Microarrays and Biological Knowledge for Estimating Gene Networks via Bayesian Networks  

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We propose a statistical method for estimating a genenetwork based on Bayesian networks from microarray geneexpression data together with biological knowledge includingprotein-protein interactions, protein-DNA interactions,binding site information, existing ...

Seiya Imoto; Tomoyuki Higuchi; Takao Goto; Kousuke Tashiro; Satoru Kuhara; Satoru Miyano

2003-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

414

Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge  

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We are pleased to present the proceedings of the First International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge (LAK 2011). The conference took place in Banff, Alberta, Canada in the period February 27 - March 1, 2011. The idea for establishing a ...

Phillip Long; George Siemens; Gráinne Conole; Dragan Gaševi?

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

415

Privacy-preserving data mining through data publishing and knowledge model sharing  

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For the past decade or so, the needs for organizations to share data for knowledge discovery and data mining have increased significantly. Meanwhile, privacy issues have become widely recognized and motivated the research on privacy-preserving data mining ...

Hongwei Tian / Weining Zhang

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

416

City knowledge : an emergent information infrastructure for sustainable urban maintenance, management and planning  

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(cont.) updates. It produces plan-ready information, by exploiting the self-serving and opportunistic pursuit of instant return-on-investment by frontline offices. Thanks to its emergent qualities, City Knowledge engenders ...

Carrera, Fabio, 1961-

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

417

Design and Implementation of a Zero-Knowledge Authentication Framework for Java Card  

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Zero-knowledge authentication protocols are an alternative to authentication protocols based on public key cryptography. Low processing and memory consumption make them especially suitable for implementation in smart card microprocessors, which are severely ...

Kenan Kalajdzic; Ahmed Patel; Laleh Golafshan; Mona Taghavi

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

418

Making Science Useful to Decision Makers: Climate Forecasts, Water Management, and Knowledge Networks  

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Moving from climate science to adaptive action is an immense challenge, especially in highly institutionalized sectors such as water resources. Knowledge networks are valuable strategies to put climate information to use. They overcome barriers ...

David L. Feldman; Helen M. Ingram

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

419

Proceedings of the sixteenth ACM conference on Conference on information and knowledge management  

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It is my great pleasure to welcome you to CIKM 2007 -- the 16th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management. The Organizing Committee assumed the role of affirming CIKM as the premier conference at the confluence of information retrieval, ...

Mário J. Silva; André O. Falcão; Alberto H. F. Laender; Ricardo Baeza-Yates; Deborah L. McGuinness; Bjorn Olstad; Øystein Haug Olsen

2007-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

420

Implementation Plan for the Office of Nuclear Energy Knowledge Management Program  

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The primary purpose of the Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) Knowledge Management (KM) Program is to capture, share, disseminate, and ensure the ability to apply the knowledge created by the major nuclear energy Research and Development (R&D) programs. In support of the KM program, the Implementation Plan for the Office of NE KM Program outlines the knowledge management and distributed data environment that is required for its success. In addition to enumerating some strategic goals and objectives, this document characterizes the initial program and identifies computer-based areas of investment required for increased knowledge sharing and collaboration. It identifies and addresses investments already in existence and describes how these investments can be further enhanced and implemented to support a distributed KM program. The Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is leading the effort to identify and address these investments through the implementation of a distributed KM program that includes participants from ten of the major DOE national laboratories.

Kimberlyn C. Mousseau

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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T.: A Financial Management Consultation Expert System with Constraint Satisfaction and Knowledge Refinement. The Third  

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This paper describes an expert system that integrates different sorts of expertise for financial management consultation: the quantitative-qualitative financial indices, their relationship equations and the enterprise management policies represented by knowledge production rules. The innovative idea is that it incorporates the Constraint Satisfaction Paradigm (CSP) and the Best-first Search (BFS) techniques to guide the task, whichevaluates the financial 'health ' condition of a company in a routine way, mirroring the processes of a certified public accountant, in order to determine which management policies are the best to be applied. The expert system performs a set of numerical simulations that incorporate the aspects of Knowledge Refinement and Qualitative Simulation under company cases, applying series of refinement strategies for the parameters of the financial knowledge base and the heuristic searching control functions. The integrated inference engine performance and efficiency with the heuristic functions selected to enforce the convergence of the problem solvers combined are depicted. Topics: AI applications, Learning and knowledge acquisition.

Pedro García del Valle y Durán; Takahira Yamaguchi

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

422

Socio-cognitive analysis of engineering systems design : shared knowledge, process, and product  

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This research is based on the well-known but seldom stated premise that the design of complex engineered systems is done by people -- each with their own knowledge, thoughts, and views about the system being designed. To ...

Avnet, Mark Sean

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

423

A philosophical experiment: empirical study of knowledge production at the LHC  

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How is new knowledge produced in the natural sciences? This question has long been an issue of central relevance for philosophers, historians and sociologists of science, who have fiercely debated whether and how the emergence of new scientific knowledge can be described as following regular patterns, for example as far as the interplay of theory and experiment is concerned. To this aim, more or less recent historical examples have been used as empirical case studies, and widely diverging conclusions have at times been drawn from the same material. The interdisciplinary, DFG-funded project-cluster "Epistemology of the LHC" (University of Wuppertal, Germany) has in the past three years attempted to investigate knowledge production "in real time" by following the interplay of theory and experiment unfold during the first phase of LHC activity and how the knowledge landscape of high energy physics accordingly did (or did not) change. To try and reconstruct some aspects of this epistemic dynamics, the project ...

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2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

424

Reshaping rural development through knowledge clusters : the case of Danville and Southside, Virginia  

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This thesis examines challenges and implications associated with implementing knowledge-based economic development strategies in rural regions, focusing on the City of Danville in Southside Virginia. In 2000, Danville ...

Pierson, Andrew Stuart (Andrew Drew Stuart)

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

425

Generations of knowledge management in the architecture, engineering and construction industry: An evolutionary perspective  

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The paper provides a critical and evolutionary analysis of knowledge management (KM) in the AEC (architecture, engineering, construction) industry. It spans a large spectrum of KM research published in the management, information systems, and information ...

Yacine Rezgui; Christina J. Hopfe; Chalee Vorakulpipat

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

426

Search Method for Real-time Knowledge Discovery Modeled on the ...  

ORNL 2011-G00262/jcn UT-B ID 200601732 08.2011 Search Method for Real-time Knowledge Discovery Modeled on the Human Brain Technology Summary A new ...

427

KMsim: A Meta-modelling Approach and Environment for Creating Process-Oriented Knowledge Management Simulations  

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This paper presents a new approach to modelling process-oriented knowledge management (KM) and describes a simulation environment (called KMSIM) that embodies the approach. Since the beginning of modelling researchers have been looking for better and ...

Anjo Anjewierden; Irina Shostak; Robert de Hoog

2002-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

428

Processing large sensor data sets for safeguards : the knowledge generation system.  

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Modern nuclear facilities, such as reprocessing plants, present inspectors with significant challenges due in part to the sheer amount of equipment that must be safeguarded. The Sandia-developed and patented Knowledge Generation system was designed to automatically analyze large amounts of safeguards data to identify anomalous events of interest by comparing sensor readings with those expected from a process of interest and operator declarations. This paper describes a demonstration of the Knowledge Generation system using simulated accountability tank sensor data to represent part of a reprocessing plant. The demonstration indicated that Knowledge Generation has the potential to address several problems critical to the future of safeguards. It could be extended to facilitate remote inspections and trigger random inspections. Knowledge Generation could analyze data to establish trust hierarchies, to facilitate safeguards use of operator-owned sensors.

Thomas, Maikel A.; Smartt, Heidi Anne; Matthews, Robert F.

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

429

Proceedings of the eleventh ACM SIGKDD international conference on Knowledge discovery in data mining  

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It is our great pleasure to welcome you to the 11th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining -- KDD'05. The KDD conferences provide a forum for novel research results and interesting applications in ...

Robert Grossman; Roberto Bayardo; Kristin Bennett

2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

430

Proceedings of the 12th ACM SIGKDD international conference on Knowledge discovery and data mining  

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This volume serves as the written record of the Twelfth ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD-06) held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on August 20- 23, 2006. The KDD conference provides a forum for novel research ...

Lyle Ungar; Mark Craven; Dimitrios Gunopulos; Tina Eliassi-Rad

2006-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

431

How ORISE is Making a Difference: Virtual Community Reception...  

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local exercises and drills. "At the time we started, all we had was a flowchart," said Eileen Haag, ORISE e-Learning Applications group manager. "Then the result was this...

432

Poster Session and Reception II: ICME Information Infrastructure ...  

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Jul 13, 2011 ... Deployment of Forming and Welding Models to Industries through High Performance Computing: Yuping Yang1; Hyunok Kim1; Steven ...

433

Friend and foe: The early Ottoman reception of Ibn 'Arabi  

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Islamic Community of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the fatwa eminiIslamic Community of Bosnia and Herzegovina at rijaset.ba

Zildzic, Ahmed

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

434

World Standards Day Reception/Dinner, Opening Remarks  

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... Opening Remarks October 13, 2011, Washington, DC , The Fairmont Hotel. ... structures and address the sustainability and energy efficiency goals ...

2012-06-12T23:59:59.000Z

435

Agricultural Advisors: A Receptive Audience for Weather and Climate Information?  

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As the climate in the midwestern United States becomes increasingly variable because of global climate change, it is critical to provide tools to the agricultural community to ensure adaptability and profitability of agricultural cropping systems. ...

Linda Stalker Prokopy; Tonya Haigh; Amber Saylor Mase; Jim Angel; Chad Hart; Cody Knutson; Maria Carmen Lemos; Yun-Jia Lo; Jean McGuire; Lois Wright Morton; Jennifer Perron; Dennis Todey; Melissa Widhalm

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

436

Poster Session and Reception I: Modelling Microstructure-Property ...  

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Jul 11, 2011 ... Program Organizers: Peter Collins, University of North Texas; John ... Grain Boundaries: Wei Wen1; Tongguang Zhai1; 1University of Kentucky

437

Knowledge Ecologies in International Affairs: A New Paradigm for Dialog and Collaboration  

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To have command over increasingly complicated social, political, economic and environmental challenges, fragmentary knowledge, or rather the simple accumulation of basic research is inadequate (Kim). International affairs professionals operating in government, academia and the private sector are progressively more aware that access to, and the blending of, interdisciplinary policy-related knowledge is critical to effective problem solving and decision-making. But how can one do so effectively?

Costigan, Sean

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

438

A modelling approach to study learning processes with a focus on knowledge creation  

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In this paper, we present a modelling approach to study learning processes. We introduce the process/pedagogy/tools model and shown how its assembly-line style of process modelling can be used to describe which pedagogical aspects and which tools ... Keywords: LISREL method, SECI process framework, e-learning, knowledge conversion, knowledge creation, learning processes, online learning, pedagogical research, process modelling, validation, web-based learning

Ambjorn Naeve; Pertti Yli-Luoma; Milos Kravcik; Miltiadis D. Lytras

2008-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

439

Australasian Medical Journal [AMJ 2012, 5, 9, 478-481] Extractive summarisation of medical documents using domain knowledge and  

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Australasian Medical Journal [AMJ 2012, 5, 9, 478-481] 478 Extractive summarisation of medical documents using domain knowledge and corpus. Extractive summarisation of medical documents using domain knowledge and corpus

Aliod, Diego Mollá

440

RESPECT Research & Enterprise Services; Promoting Excellence in Commercialisation and Knowledge Transfer Email: Technology-Licensing@hw.ac.uk  

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cover interconnection capabilities for flip chip packaging and 3D integration of MEMS. Problem this Heriot-Watt technology through an industry/ university knowledge transfer partnership: Knowledge Transfer Partnership Scheme or Scottish Enterprise For further information: Robert Goodfellow, Commercialisation

Painter, Kevin

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A knowledge engineering exercise for accelerator fault diagnosis using the EMYCIN-based personal consultant (Texas Instruments)  

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A knowledge engineering exercise for accelerator fault diagnosis using the EMYCIN-based personal consultant (Texas Instruments)

Malandain, E

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

442

A study of the platform function for primary school science and life technology teachers who practice knowledge management  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This study aims at understanding the effects of practicing knowledge management using digital platform by the science and life technology teachers in the primary schools, and also analyzing the path model of the knowledge management effects. The platform ... Keywords: knowledge management, platform function, science and life technology teacher

Kuo-Hung Tseng; Hua-Lin Tsai; Chi-Jen Lee; Tien-Sheng Tsai

2006-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

443

Prospective and Practicing Middle School Teachers' Knowledge of Curriculum for Teaching Simple Algebraic Equations  

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Knowledge of curriculum is a significant component of mathematical knowledge for teaching. However, clearly understanding knowledge of curriculum requires further refinement and substantial research. This study consists of three papers that aim to explore prospective and practicing middle school teachers’ Knowledge of Curriculum for Teaching Simple Algebraic Equations (KCTE). The first paper reviews trends in and the evolution of standards and policies and synthesizes significant findings of research on mathematics curriculum and Knowledge of Curriculum for Mathematics Teaching (KCMT). Through this synthesis, the paper examines policy changes and research relevant to mathematics curriculum and KCMT and anticipates future research approaches and topics that show promise. Building on the context provided by the first paper, the following two papers investigate KCTE from the perspectives of prospective and practicing middle school mathematics teachers. For the second paper, data was collected from a convenience sample of 58 prospective middle school mathematics teachers and a subsample of six participants. The findings of this study identify patterns of key mathematical topics in the teaching sequence of simple algebraic equations, compare the participants’ sequences with experts’, reveal participants’ orientations toward KCTE, draw connections between participants’ KCTE and their knowledge of content and teaching, and establish relationships between participants’ KCTE and their knowledge of content and students. Four middle school mathematics teachers participated in the third study. The results indicate that state-level intended curriculum is the most prevailing component of participants’ KCTE. Furthermore, from a vertical view of curriculum, participants’ awareness of their students’ lack of basic mathematical knowledge impacted their KCTE. The paper also identifies the role of the state-level intended curriculum in participants’ KCTE, alternative approaches to curriculum implementation that participants used to respond to the multiple intelligences of their students, and the participants’ lack of lateral curriculum knowledge in KCTE. Together, these three papers offer a closer look at KCMT with a focus on simple algebraic equations. This research broadens our understanding of prospective and practicing middle school teachers’ KCMT and discusses implications for professional development.

Ma, Tingting

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

444

Knowledge Integration to Make Decisions About Complex Systems: Sustainability of Energy Production from Agriculture  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A major bottleneck for improving the governance of complex systems, rely on our ability to integrate different forms of knowledge into a decision support system (DSS). Preliminary aspects are the classification of different types of knowledge (a priori or general, a posteriori or specific, with uncertainty, numerical, textual, algorithmic, complete/incomplete, etc.), the definition of ontologies for knowledge management and the availability of proper tools like continuous simulation models, event driven models, statistical approaches, computational methods (neural networks, evolutionary optimization, rule based systems etc.) and procedure for textual documentation. Following these views at University of Udine, a computer language (SEMoLa, Simple, Easy Modelling Language) for knowledge integration has been developed. SEMoLa can handle models, data, metadata and textual knowledge; it implements and extends the system dynamics ontology (Forrester, 1968; Joergensen, 1994) in which systems are modeled by the concepts of material, group, state, rate, parameter, internal and external events and driving variables. As an example, a SEMoLa model to improve management and sustainability (economical, energetic, environmental) of the agricultural farms is presented. The model (X-Farm) simulates a farm in which cereal and forage yield, oil seeds, milk, calves and wastes can be sold or reused. X-Farm is composed by integrated modules describing fields (crop and soil), feeds and materials storage, machinery management, manpower management, animal husbandry, economic and energetic balances, seed oil extraction, manure and wastes management, biogas production from animal wastes and biomasses.

Danuso, Francesco (University of Udine)

2008-06-18T23:59:59.000Z

445

Sharing Knowledge for a Low-Carbon Future: Zoellick and Chu in "live"  

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

Sharing Knowledge for a Low-Carbon Future: Zoellick and Chu in Sharing Knowledge for a Low-Carbon Future: Zoellick and Chu in "live" discussion Sharing Knowledge for a Low-Carbon Future: Zoellick and Chu in "live" discussion July 13, 2011 - 12:00am Addthis On Wednesday July 13, World Bank President Robert B. Zoellick and US Energy Secretary Steven Chu will discuss how technology and policy can help the world move toward a low-carbon future. Their half-hour discussion at the World Bank's Washington headquarters will be web-streamed live via the World Bank's external website. The Zoellick-Chu dialogue is part of an all-day gathering of high-level representatives from developing and developed countries, international institutions and think tanks. With more than 100 countries now designing low-carbon development plans, the calls for greater coherence and

446

Sharing Knowledge for a Low-Carbon Future: Zoellick and Chu in "live"  

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

Sharing Knowledge for a Low-Carbon Future: Zoellick and Chu in Sharing Knowledge for a Low-Carbon Future: Zoellick and Chu in "live" discussion Sharing Knowledge for a Low-Carbon Future: Zoellick and Chu in "live" discussion July 13, 2011 - 12:00am Addthis On Wednesday July 13, World Bank President Robert B. Zoellick and US Energy Secretary Steven Chu will discuss how technology and policy can help the world move toward a low-carbon future. Their half-hour discussion at the World Bank's Washington headquarters will be web-streamed live via the World Bank's external website. The Zoellick-Chu dialogue is part of an all-day gathering of high-level representatives from developing and developed countries, international institutions and think tanks. With more than 100 countries now designing low-carbon development plans, the calls for greater coherence and

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COMPENDIUM: SURVEYS EVALUATING KNOWLEDGE AND OPINIONS CONCERNING HYDROGEN AND FUEL CELL TECHNOLOGIES  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

This compendium updates a 2003 literature review of surveys of knowledge and opinions of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies. Its purpose is to ensure that results of comparable surveys are considered in surveys conducted by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Over twice as many studies related to the DOE survey have been published since 2003 than prior to that date. The fact that there have been significantly more studies implies that there have been further demonstration projects and/or increased interest in hydrogen and fuel cell technologies. The primary findings of these 15 new surveys, all of which were conducted in Europe (E) or North America (NA), to the DOE surveys are as follows: 1.Respondents who are more educated are more accepting of hydrogen technologies (NA). 2.Respondents who are more knowledgeable about hydrogen and/or fuel cells are more accepting of hydrogen technologies (E, NA). 3.When asked about issues of trust, respondents generally expressed distrust of the government or political parties but trusted scientists and environmental protection organizations (E). 4.Technical knowledge about hydrogen and fuel cell technologies is low (E, NA). 5.Respondents may express opinions about a technology even when they are lacking in knowledge of that technology (E). 6.Women and men have different priorities when deciding on an automobile purchase (E). 7.Public acceptance to hydrogen is vulnerable to perceptions of decreased safety (E, NA). 8.Public acceptance to hydrogen is vulnerable to perceptions of increased cost (E, NA). The DOE surveys are similar to surveys that examine technical knowledge of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies, although the technical questions are certainly different. The DOE surveys are also similar to the opinion surveys in that they address many of the same issues, such as safety, sources of energy information, or trust. There are many differences between the surveys reviewed in this compendium and the DOE surveys. The information for many of the surveys is collected face-to-face or electronically; however, all of the DOE surveys are conducted via telephone interviews. Most of the surveys concentrated on a specific population group, while the DOE surveys addressed five different populations (general public, students, government agencies, end users, and safety and codes officials). No survey (except the DOE survey) conducted since 2003 surveyed students knowledge and opinions of hydrogen and fuel cells. Although several surveys have solicited opinions of users (e.g., passengers of fuel-cell vehicles), no surveys were conducted of end users (industrial users needing large power supplies, commercial users needing uninterrupted power, or transportation businesses). While the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has surveyed its membership concerning standards, the population of safety and codes officials has not been surveyed. The greatest impact and importance of the DOE surveys is that five distinct population groups are surveyed for both knowledge and opinions on hydrogen and fuel cells. Knowledge levels can be computed for each population group and can be compared across the populations and across time. Opinions can be compared with knowledge levels. A baseline of knowledge levels was derived using the results of the 2004 surveys; this baseline will be compared with the results of the knowledge evaluation for the surveys of 2008/2009 and 2011/2012. The DOE knowledge and opinion surveys are unique in coverage and purpose. It must be noted, however, that response rates for telephone surveys have decreased dramatically over time. Developments in survey methodology research will have to be followed over the next few years so that necessary adjustments are made in the 20112012 DOE hydrogen survey design, to account for cell-phone-only individuals as well as other changes in telephone usage demographics.

Truett, Lorena Faith [ORNL; Cooper, Christy [U.S. Department of Energy; Schmoyer, Richard L [ORNL

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Prior Knowledge  

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working on other Web-based projects that one might use to develop this understanding. Project Contact: Tom Jordan Web Maintainer: qnet-webmaster@fnal.gov Last Update: 18 December...

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Rule-based query answering method for a knowledge base of economic crimes  

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We present a description of the PhD thesis which aims to propose a rule-based query answering method for relational data. In this approach we use an additional knowledge which is represented as a set of rules and describes the source data at concept (ontological) level. Queries are posed in the terms of abstract level. We present two methods. The first one uses hybrid reasoning and the second one exploits only forward chaining. These two methods are demonstrated by the prototypical implementation of the system coupled with the Jess engine. Tests are performed on the knowledge base of the selected economic crimes: fraudulent disbursement and money laundering.

Bak, Jaroslaw

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

450

Hajj-QAES: A Knowledge-Based Expert System to Support Hajj Pilgrims in Decision Making  

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Most Muslim countries provide trainings to their pilgrims before departing for Mecca in order to assist them in achieving a perfect or mabrur hajj. However they probably encounter hajj related problems that require them to make immediate decisions especially ... Keywords: decision making, expert system, hajj complex problems, knowledge base

Shahida Sulaiman; Hasimah Mohamed; Muhammad Rafie Mohd Arshad; Nur' Aini Abdul Rashid; Umi Kalsom Yusof

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

451

How learners use awareness cues about their peer's knowledge?: insights from synchronized eye-tracking data  

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In an empirical study, eye-gaze patterns of pairs of students were recorded and analyzed in a remote situation where they had to build a concept map collaboratively. They were provided (or not), with a knowledge awareness tool that provided learner A ...

Mirweis Sangin; Gaëlle Molinari; Marc-Antoine Nüssli; Pierre Dillenbourg

2008-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

452

Knowledge-based Scienti c Discovery in Geological Databases Cen Li and Gautam Biswas  

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is be- coming crucial in oil exploration and production. It is common knowledge in the oil industry estimates of oil and gas reserves ?" In qualitative terms, good recoverable reserves have high hydrocarbon from oil elds in the Alaska Basin. Preliminary results demonstrate the e ectiveness of this method

453

Semantic knowledge facilities for a web-based recipe database system supporting personalization  

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The recent explosive proliferation of interesting and useful data over the Web such as various recipes, while providing people with readily available information, brings out a challenging issue on how to manage such non-conventional data effectively. ... Keywords: constraint and rule, cooking graph, knowledge base, personalization, recipe, semantic modeling, user profiling

Liping Wang; Qing Li; Guozhu Dong; Yu Li

2008-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

454

Extracting and using building blocks of knowledge in learning classifier systems  

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Human beings have the ability to apply the domain knowledge learned from a smaller problem to more complex problems of the same or a related domain, but currently evolutionary computation techniques lack this ability. Hence these techniques relearn from ... Keywords: building blocks, code fragments, learning classifier systems, pattern recognition, scalability, xcs

Muhammad Iqbal; Will N. Browne; Mengjie Zhang

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

455

A knowledge-based decision support system for shipboard damage control  

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The operational complexity of modern ships requires the use of advanced applications, called damage control systems (DCSs), able to assist crew members in the effective handling of dangerous events and accidents. In this article we describe the development ... Keywords: Damage control system, Decision support system, Expert system, Kill card, Knowledge-based system, Shipboard management

F. Calabrese; A. Corallo; A. Margherita; A. A. Zizzari

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

456

Proceeding of the 14th ACM SIGKDD international conference on Knowledge discovery and data mining  

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We welcome you to the Fourteenth ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD'08) being held in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, on August 24 - 27, 2008. We are pleased to present the proceedings of the conference as ...

Ying Li; Bing Liu; Sunita Sarawagi

2008-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

457

Business Intelligence Explorer: A knowledge map framework for discovering business intelligence on the Web  

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Nowadays, information overload hinders the discovery of business intelligence on the World Wide Web. Existing business intelligence tools suffer from a lack of analysis and visualization capabilities and traditional result list display by search engines often overwhelms business analysts with irrelevant information. Thus, developing tools that enable better analysis while reduce information overload has been a challenge. The literature show that hierarchical and map displays enable effective access and browsing of information. However, they have not been widely applied to discover business intelligence on the Web. This research proposes Business Intelligence Explorer, a tool implementing the steps in a knowledge map framework for discovering business intelligence on the Web. Two browsing methods, namely, Web community and knowledge map, have been implemented. Web community uses a genetic algorithm to organize different Web sites into a hierarchical format. Knowledge map uses a multidimensional scaling algorithm to place different Web sites as points on a map. Preliminary results of our user study show that Web community helps users locate results quickly and effectively. Users liked the intuitive map display of knowledge map. Our Business Intelligence Explorer contributes to alleviate information overload in business analysis. Future directions on applying document visualization techniques in discovering business intelligence are described.

Wingyan Chung; Hsinchun Chen; Jay F. Nunamaker

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

458

Low-Temperature Corrosion Problems in Fossil Power Plants -- State of Knowledge Report  

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In 1998, corrosion cost the electric power industry $15.4 billion. Of this amount, at least $2.3 billion can be attributed to corrosion problems in sections of fossil-fueled steam plants operating at less than 150 °C (302 °F). This state-of-knowledge report describes these low-temperature corrosion problems along with their root causes and solutions.

2003-12-02T23:59:59.000Z

459

Design of petroleum company's metadata and an effective knowledge mapping methodology  

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Success of information flow depends on intelligent data storage and its management in a multi-disciplinary environment. Multi-dimensional data entities, data types and ambiguous semantics, often pose uncertainty and inconsistency in data retrieval from ... Keywords: data integration, data mining and knowledge mapping, heterogeneous data, petroleum exploration, schemas, warehouse modeling

Shastri L. Nimmagadda; Heinz Dreher

2007-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

460

Proceedings of the 21st ACM international conference on Information and knowledge management  

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On behalf of the organizing committee, it is my genuine honor and great pleasure to welcome you to the 21st ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2012) in Maui, Hawaii! I hope this conference proves to be both interesting ...

Xuewen Chen; Guy Lebanon; Haixun Wang; Mohammed J. Zaki

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Content selection from an ontology-based knowledge base for the generation of football summaries  

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We present an approach to content selection that works on an ontology-based knowledge base developed independently from the task at hand, i.e., Natural Language Generation. Prior to content selection, a stage akin to signal analysis and data ...

Nadjet Bouayad-Agha; Gerard Casamayor; Leo Wanner

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

462

Proceedings of the 18th ACM SIGKDD international conference on Knowledge discovery and data mining  

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The KDD conference has seen remarkable growth since its origins as an IJCAI workshop in Detroit in 1989, evolving into a full-fledged research conference in 1995, underscoring the important role data mining as a field has played in extracting knowledge ...

Qiang Yang; Deepak Agarwal; Jian Pei

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

463

Evaluation and selection in product design for mass customization: A knowledge decision support approach  

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Mass customization has been identified as a competitive strategy by an increasing number of companies. Family-based product design is an efficient and effective means to realize sufficient product variety, while satisfying a range of customer demands ... Keywords: Customer-Driven Design, Design Evaluation, Fuzzy Clustering, Fuzzy Ranking, Knowledge Support, Mass Customization, Multicriteria Decision Making, Product Family Design, Product Platform

Xuan F. Zha; Ram D. Sriram; Wen F. Lu

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Knowledge-basedInference Methodsfor Modeling Technical Systems Gerd Kamp and Bernd Neumann  

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, especially for the language ALCF which we have chosen for our system (for a description of ALCF see [6]). 1 resulting concept languageALCF(D) is still decidable. Hence, there exist sound and completeal- gorithms for the above inference services in ALCF(D). To our knowledge,TAXONis the only description logic system

Hamburg,.Universität

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Intelligent e-learning systems for evaluation of user's knowledge and skills with efficient information processing  

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This paper presents a new concept of an e-learning system with intelligent two-way speech communication between the system and its users. Computational intelligence methods allow for analysis, evaluation and assessment of user's knowledge and skills ... Keywords: artificial intelligence, cybernetics, e-learning system, mobile technology, speech interface, user-computer interaction

Wojciech Kacalak; Maciej Majewski; Jacek M. Zurada

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

466

Improving knowledge management through the support of image examination and data annotation using DICOM structured reporting  

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An important effort has been invested on improving the image diagnosis process in different medical areas using information technologies. The field of medical imaging involves two main data types: medical imaging and reports. Developments based on the ... Keywords: DICOM, DICOM-SR, Data gid, Knowledge database, Medical imaging

José Salavert Torres; J. Damian Segrelles Quilis; Ignacio Blanquer Espert; Vicente Hernandez GarcíA

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

467

Towards a knowledge repository for collaborative design process: focus on conflict management  

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The increasing competition and complexity of products and processes require new organizational concepts for product development. Collaborative design deals with the sharing of various interests and resources among various actors with the aim of reaching ... Keywords: Collaborative design, Conflict management, Knowledge repository

L. Gzara Yesilbas; M. Lombard

2004-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

468

Methodological Review: Text mining for traditional Chinese medical knowledge discovery: A survey  

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Extracting meaningful information and knowledge from free text is the subject of considerable research interest in the machine learning and data mining fields. Text data mining (or text mining) has become one of the most active research sub-fields in ... Keywords: Review, Text mining, Traditional Chinese medicine

Xuezhong Zhou; Yonghong Peng; Baoyan Liu

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

469

Knowledge Management in Locating the Patient in an Emergency Medical Service in Italy  

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This study examines an Emergency Medical Service in order to analyze the composite set of activities and instruments directed at locating the patient. The good management of information about the location of the emergency is highly relevant for a reliable ... Keywords: control room, emergency calls, ethnography, ethnomethodology, knowledge management, technology blending

Fabio Dovigo; Ilaria Redaelli

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

470

Incorporating semantic knowledge into dynamic data processing for smart power grids  

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Semantic Web allows us to model and query time-invariant or slowly evolving knowledge using ontologies. Emerging applications in Cyber Physical Systems such as Smart Power Grids that require continuous information monitoring and integration present novel ... Keywords: complex event processing, semantic web, smart grid

Qunzhi Zhou; Yogesh Simmhan; Viktor Prasanna

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

471

Modelling decision making in fund raising management by a fuzzy knowledge system  

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In fund raising management the employment of a decision support system is crucial for optimising the results of fund raising campaigns. However, the current tools based on database technology are not able to suggest suitable fund raising strategies and ... Keywords: Computational methods, Economic modeling, Fund raising management, Fuzzy expert systems, Knowledge based systems

Luca Barzanti; Mauro Gaspari; Davide Saletti

2009-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Knowledge-Based Project Planning Hctor Muoz-Avila1,2  

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of an Aircraft System to the Fire Control Subsystem and its related elements, adopted from MIL-HDBK-881. Figure 4, J. (1999). Knowledge Management Handbook, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. MIL-HDBK-881. (1993). Work Breakdown Structure. Department of Defense Handbook. MIL-HDBK-881. Muñoz-Avila, H.; McFarlane, D.; Aha; D

Nau, Dana S.

473

Graph-based reasoning in collaborative knowledge management for industrial maintenance  

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Capitalization and sharing of lessons learned play an essential role in managing the activities of industrial systems. This is particularly the case for the maintenance management, especially for distributed systems often associated with collaborative ... Keywords: Case-based reasoning, Conceptual graph rule, Experience feedback, Expert knowledge, Fleet considerations, Maintenance management

Bernard Kamsu-Foguem, Daniel Noyes

2013-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Acceptable knowledge document for INEEL stored transuranic waste -- Rocky Flats Plant waste. Revision 2  

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This document and supporting documentation provide a consistent, defensible, and auditable record of acceptable knowledge for waste generated at the Rocky Flats Plant which is currently in the accessible storage inventory at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory. The inventory consists of transuranic (TRU) waste generated from 1972 through 1989. Regulations authorize waste generators and treatment, storage, and disposal facilities to use acceptable knowledge in appropriate circumstances to make hazardous waste determinations. Acceptable knowledge includes information relating to plant history, process operations, and waste management, in addition to waste-specific data generated prior to the effective date of the RCRA regulations. This document is organized to provide the reader a comprehensive presentation of the TRU waste inventory ranging from descriptions of the historical plant operations that generated and managed the waste to specific information about the composition of each waste group. Section 2 lists the requirements that dictate and direct TRU waste characterization and authorize the use of the acceptable knowledge approach. In addition to defining the TRU waste inventory, Section 3 summarizes the historical operations, waste management, characterization, and certification activities associated with the inventory. Sections 5.0 through 26.0 describe the waste groups in the inventory including waste generation, waste packaging, and waste characterization. This document includes an expanded discussion for each waste group of potential radionuclide contaminants, in addition to other physical properties and interferences that could potentially impact radioassay systems.

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1998-01-23T23:59:59.000Z

475

From real to metaphoric maps: Cartography as a visual language for organizing and sharing knowledge  

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In this paper we discuss about geographic representations as a basis for describing, organizing, accessing and understanding heterogeneous shared information on the web. Maps are popular on the web, because of the reference to space, the most important ... Keywords: Geographic web, Knowledge representation, Map, Metaphor, Navigation

Augusto Celentano; Fabio Pittarello

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

476

Measuring Political Knowledge in Telephone and Web Surveys: A Cross-National Comparison  

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Fast pace of technology changes makes conduction of high-quality web surveys increasingly easy, and performance of web surveys should be continuously monitored. In this article, a comparison is made of the results of telephone and web surveys of items ... Keywords: Norway, USA, political knowledge, telephone surveys, web surveys

Zan Strabac; Toril Aalberg

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A cultural knowledge-based method to support the formation of homophilous online communities  

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We propose a three-step method to identify people in social networks sites (SNS) who are talking about the same topics, even though they may be from different cultural backgrounds. Our method uses a cultural knowledge base from the OMCS-Br project to ... Keywords: OMCS-Br, cultural translation, homophily, online communities, people with similarities

Junia C. Anacleto; Fernando C. Balbino; Gilberto Astolfi; Sidney Fels; Andre O. Bueno

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

478

Epistemology of Modeling and Simulation: How can we gain Knowledge from Simulations?  

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Epistemology is the branch of philosophy that deals with gaining knowledge. It is closely related to ontology. The branch that deals with questions like "What is real?" and "What do we know?" as it provides these components. When using modeling and simulation, we usually imply that we are doing so to either apply knowledge, in particular when we are using them for training and teaching, or that we want to gain new knowledge, for example when doing analysis or conducting virtual experiments. This paper looks at the history of science to give a context to better cope with the question, how we can gain knowledge from simulation. It addresses aspects of computability and the general underlying mathematics, and applies the findings to validation and verification and development of federations. As simulations are understood as computable executable hypotheses, validation can be understood as hypothesis testing and theory building. The mathematical framework allows furthermore addressing some challenges when developing federations and the potential introduction of contradictions when composing different theories, as they are represented by the federated simulation systems.

Andreas Tolk; Saikou Y. Diallo; Jose J. Padilla; Ross Gore

2013-06-21T23:59:59.000Z

479

A Fuzzy Graph-Based Model for Selecting Knowledge Management Tools in Innovation Processes  

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The evolution of organization, management, and production processes is moving towards more complexity every day. An improvement of the performance by the recovery and reuse of resources can be reached by going beyond traditional boundaries and by enforcing ... Keywords: Conflict Resolution, Fuzzy Linguistic Aggregation, Graph Theory, Knowledge Management, Process Innovation

Kouroush Jenab; Ahmad R. Sarfaraz

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

480

World knowledge for sensors and estimators by models and internal models  

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A necessary strategy to improve our technologies is to provide them with useful pieces of deterministic previous knowledge about the processes and the equipment. Our attention was previously focused on the industrial control systems, implemented with ... Keywords: Internal model, fuzzy-interpolative system, sensor fusion

V. E. Balas; L. C. Jain

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Web directories as a knowledge base to build a multi-agent system for information sharing  

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A neural based multi-agent system, exploiting the Web Directories as a Knowledge Base for information sharing and documents retrieval, is presented. The system is based on the E?Net architecture, a neural network capable of learning the activation ...

Giovanni Pilato; Salvatore Vitabile; Giorgio Vassallo; Vincenzo Conti; Filippo Sorbello

2004-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

482

A knowledge-based approach for power system dynamic security assessment  

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This paper presents a knowledge-based method for predicting the robustness of a power system to severe disturbances. The method builds decision trees using the attributes which are closely related to the stability of the power system. A simple power ...

B. Jeyasurya; S. S. Venkata

1990-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

483

Proposal of ontology for environmental impact assessment: An application with knowledge mobilization  

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Environmental impact assessment (EIA) analyses the effects of human activity, ecosystem integrity and the quality of the environmental services that can be provided by them. This analysis must be done prior to project execution in order to have a preventive ... Keywords: EIA, Environmental impact, Knowledge mobilization, OWL, Ontology

Julián Garrido; Ignacio Requena

2011-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

484

Using Wiki in teacher education: Impact on knowledge management processes and student satisfaction  

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The current study reports on the use of Wiki as an online didactic tool to develop knowledge management (KM) processes in higher education. This study integrates social constructivist principles to learning where learners are pro-active and collaborative ... Keywords: Country-specific developments, Interactive learning environments, Pedagogical issues, Teaching/learning strategies

Michele Biasutti; Heba El-Deghaidy

2012-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

485

Knowledge support and automation for performance analysis with PerfExplorer 2.0  

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The integration of scalable performance analysis in parallel development tools is difficult. The potential size of data sets and the need to compare results from multiple experiments presents a challenge to manage and process the information. Simply ... Keywords: Parallel performance analysis, data mining, knowledge supported analysis, metadata, scalability, scripting

Kevin A. Huck; Allen D. Malony; Sameer Shende; Alan Morris

2008-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

486

Fault Tolerance in Petascale/ Exascale Systems: Current Knowledge, Challenges and Research Opportunities  

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The emergence of petascale systems and the promise of future exascale systems have reinvigorated the community interest in how to manage failures in such systems and ensure that large applications, lasting several hours or tens of hours, are completed ... Keywords: challenges, fault tolerance, knowledge, opportunities, petascale/exascale

Franck Cappello

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

487

Intrusion detection for mobile devices using the knowledge-based, temporal abstraction method  

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In this paper, a new approach for detecting previously unencountered malware targeting mobile device is proposed. In the proposed approach, time-stamped security data is continuously monitored within the target mobile device (i.e., smartphones, PDAs) ... Keywords: Android, Intrusion detection, Knowledge-based systems, Malware, Mobile devices, Temporal reasoning

Asaf Shabtai; Uri Kanonov; Yuval Elovici

2010-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

488

Methodologies for the development of knowledge-based systems, 1982–2002  

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Knowledge-based systems have often been criticised for the limited theoretical base upon which they are constructed. This view asserts that systems are often developed in an ad hoc, individual way that leads to unmaintainable, unreliable and non-rigorous ...

Robert Plant; Rose Gamble

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

489

Building a case-based diet recommendation system without a knowledge engineer  

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We present a new approach to the effective development of menu construction systems that allow to automatically construct a menu that is strongly tailored to the individual requirements and food preferences of a client. In hospitals and other health ... Keywords: Case-based reasoning, Dietary menu construction, Knowledge acquisition, Ripple-down rules

Abdus Salam Khan; Achim Hoffmann

2003-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Proceedings of the tenth ACM SIGKDD international conference on Knowledge discovery and data mining  

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KDD-2004, the Tenth ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, is being held in Seattle, Washington, U.S.A., on August 22-25, 2004, with an optional day trip to Rainier National Park on August 26. KDD provides a forum ...

Won Kim; Ronny Kohavi; Johannes Gehrke; William DuMouchel

2004-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

491

Futuring e-government: governance and policy implications for designing an ICT-enabled knowledge society  

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The purpose of this paper is to discuss the relation between Governance and Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) and its implications for policy design in a period of global turbulence and uncertainty. After briefly introducing some of ... Keywords: ICTs, e-government, foresight, governance, knowledge, policy

Gianluca Misuraca

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

492

Awareness and knowledge of methylmercury in fish in the United States  

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In the 1970s several states in the Great Lakes region became concerned about mercury contamination in lakes and rivers and were the first to issue local fish consumption advisories. In 2001, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advised pregnant women, nursing mothers, young children, and women who may become pregnant not to consume shark, swordfish, king mackerel, and tilefish and recommended that these women not exceed 12 ounces of other fish per week. In 2004, FDA reissued this advice jointly with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and modified it slightly to provide information about consumption of canned tuna and more details about consumption of recreationally caught fish. Though several studies have examined consumers' awareness of the joint FDA and EPA advisory as well as different state advisories, few used representative data. We examined the changes in awareness and knowledge of mercury as a problem in fish using the pooled nationally representative 2001 and 2006 Food Safety Surveys (FSS) with sample sizes of 4482 in 2001 and 2275 in 2006. Our results indicated an increase in consumers' awareness of mercury as a problem in fish (69% in 2001 to 80% in 2006, p<.001). In our regression models, we found that in both years, parents having children less than 5 years of age were more aware of mercury in fish and knowledgeable about the information contained in the national advisories about mercury in fish (p<.01) than other adults. In both 2001 and 2006, women of childbearing age (aged 18-45) were less aware and knowledgeable about this information than other women. However, women of all age groups had larger gains in awareness and knowledge than their male counterparts during this time. Participants' race, education, income, region, fish preparation experiences, having a foodborne illness in the past year, and risk perceptions about the safety of food were significant predictors of their awareness and knowledge. - Research highlights: {yields} We examined changes in awareness and knowledge of mercury as a problem in fish. {yields} Data are from the 2001 and 2006 Food Safety Surveys (FSS). {yields} Consumers' awareness of mercury as a problem in fish increased from 2001 to 2006. {yields} Demographics were significant predictors of awareness and knowledge.

Lando, Amy M., E-mail: amy.lando@fda.hhs.gov [Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, 5100 Paint Branch Parkway, College Park, MD 20740 (United States); Zhang, Yuanting [Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, 5100 Paint Branch Parkway, College Park, MD 20740 (United States)] [Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, 5100 Paint Branch Parkway, College Park, MD 20740 (United States)

2011-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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The DOE Hydrogen Baseline Survey: Assessing Knowledge and Opinions about Hydrogen Technology  

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Hydrogen Baseline Survey: Hydrogen Baseline Survey: Assessing Knowledge and Opinions about Hydrogen Technology Christy Cooper U.S. Department of Energy Hydrogen Program Overview Purpose: To learn what people know and don't know about the hydrogen economy and hydrogen technologies. The data will - Guide education program development and activities Provide a quantifiable baseline from which to measure changes in knowledge of and opinions about hydrogen technologies over time Target Audiences: General Public Students State and Local Government Officials Potential Large-Scale End Users *Target audience categories were selected based on input from the Hydrogen Education kick-off workshop held December 2002 and the National Hydrogen Energy Roadmap Overview Project Team ORNL → Tykey Truett, PI

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SWERA: In the Case of Renewable Energy, Knowledge IS Power | OpenEI  

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SWERA: In the Case of Renewable Energy, Knowledge IS Power SWERA: In the Case of Renewable Energy, Knowledge IS Power Dataset Summary Description (Abstract): Information document including preliminary impact in countries so far assessed. (Purpose): SWERA Information Source UNEP Date Released May 01st, 2005 (9 years ago) Date Updated November 07th, 2007 (7 years ago) Keywords documentation renewable energy solar SWERA UNEP wind Data application/pdf icon Download Document (pdf, 4.1 MiB) Quality Metrics Level of Review Some Review Comment Temporal and Spatial Coverage Frequency Time Period 2002 License License Open Data Commons Attribution License Comment Please cite publication as follows: UNEP Rate this dataset Usefulness of the metadata Average vote Your vote Usefulness of the dataset Average vote Your vote Ease of access

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TEI Piraeus students' knowledge on the beneficial applications of nuclear physics: Nuclear energy, radioactivity - consequences  

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The recent nuclear accident in Japan revealed the confusion and the inadequate knowledge of the citizens about the issues of nuclear energy, nuclear applications, radioactivity and their consequences In this work we present the first results of an ongoing study which aims to evaluate the knowledge and the views of Greek undergraduate students on the above issues. A web based survey was conducted and 131 students from TEI Piraeus answered a multiple choice questionnaire with questions of general interest on nuclear energy, nuclear applications, radioactivity and their consequences. The survey showed that students, like the general population, have a series of faulty views on general interest nuclear issues. Furthermore, the first results indicate that our educational system is not so effective as source of information on these issues in comparison to the media and internet

Pilakouta, Mirofora

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Process Knowledge Summary Report for Materials and Fuels Complex Contact-Handled Transuranic Debris Waste  

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This Process Knowledge Summary Report summarizes the information collected to satisfy the transportation and waste acceptance requirements for the transfer of transuranic (TRU) waste between the Materials and Fuels Complex (MFC) and the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project (AMWTP). The information collected includes documentation that addresses the requirements for AMWTP and the applicable portion of their Resource Conservation and Recovery Act permits for receipt and treatment of TRU debris waste in AMWTP. This report has been prepared for contact-handled TRU debris waste generated by the Idaho National Laboratory at MFC. The TRU debris waste will be shipped to AMWTP for purposes of supercompaction. This Process Knowledge Summary Report includes information regarding, but not limited to, the generation process, the physical form, radiological characteristics, and chemical contaminants of the TRU debris waste, prohibited items, and packaging configuration. This report, along with the referenced supporting documents, will create a defensible and auditable record for waste originating from MFC.

R. P. Grant; P. J. Crane; S. Butler; M. A. Henry

2010-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Learning to troubleshoot: Multistrategy learning of diagnostic knowledge for a real-world problem solving task  

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This article presents a computational model of the learning of diagnostic knowledge based on observations of human operators engaged in a real-world troubleshooting task. We present a model of problem solving and learning in which the reasoner introspects about its own performance on the problem solving task, identifies what it needs to learn to improve its performance, formulates learning goals to acquire the required knowledge, and pursues its learning goals using multiple learning strategies. The model is implemented in a computer system which provides a case study based on observations of troubleshooting operators and protocol analysis of the data gathered in the test area of an operational electronics manufacturing plant. The model is intended as a computational model of human learning; in addition, it is computationally justified as a uniform, extensible framework for multistrategy learning. Technical Report GIT-CC-93/67, College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, A...

Ashwin Ram

1993-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Exploring Pedagogical Content Knowledge of Physics Instructors and Teaching Assistants Using the Force Concept Inventory  

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The Force Concept Inventory (FCI) has been widely used to assess student understanding of introductory mechanics concepts by a variety of educators and physics education researchers. One reason for this extensive use is that many of the items on the FCI have strong distractor choices that correspond to students' alternate conceptions in mechanics. Instruction is unlikely to be effective if instructors do not know the common alternate conceptions of introductory physics students and explicitly take into account students' initial knowledge state in their instructional design. Here, we discuss research involving the FCI to evaluate the pedagogical content knowledge of both instructors and teaching assistants (TAs) of varying teaching experience. For each item on the FCI, the instructors and TAs were asked to identify the most common incorrect answer choice of introductory physics students. We also discussed the responses individually with a few instructors. Then, we used the FCI pre-test and post-test data from ...

Maries, Alexandru

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Feedstock Logistics Datasets from DOE's Bioenergy Knowledge Discovery Framework (KDF)  

DOE Data Explorer (OSTI)

The Bioenergy Knowledge Discovery Framework invites users to discover the power of bioenergy through an interface that provides extensive access to research data and literature, GIS mapping tools, and collaborative networks. The Bioenergy KDF supports efforts to develop a robust and sustainable bioenergy industry. The KDF facilitates informed decision making by providing a means to synthesize, analyze, and visualize vast amounts of information in a relevant and succinct manner. It harnesses Web 2.0 and social networking technologies to build a collective knowledge system that can better examine the economic and environmental impacts of development options for biomass feedstock production, biorefineries, and related infrastructure. [copied from https://www.bioenergykdf.net/content/about]

Holdings include datasets, models, and maps. This is a very new resource, but the collections will grow due to both DOE contributions and individualsÆ data uploads. Currently the Feedstock Logistics collection includes 38 items or links, of which eight are datasets.

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A Framework for Incorporating General Domain Knowledge into Latent Dirichlet Allocation using First-Order Logic  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Topic models have been used successfully for a variety of problems, often in the form of application-specific extensions of the basic Latent Dirichlet Allocation (LDA) model. Because deriving these new models in order to encode domain knowledge can be difficult and time-consuming, we propose the Fold-all model, which allows the user to specify general domain knowledge in First-Order Logic (FOL). However, combining topic modeling with FOL can result in inference problems beyond the capabilities of existing techniques. We have therefore developed a scalable inference technique using stochastic gradient descent which may also be useful to the Markov Logic Network (MLN) research community. Experiments demonstrate the expressive power of Fold-all, as well as the scalability of our proposed inference method.

Andrzejewski, D; Zhu, X; Craven, M; Recht, B

2011-01-18T23:59:59.000Z