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Virtual impactor  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A virtual impactor is described having improved efficiency and low wall losses in which a core of clean air is inserted into the aerosol flow while aerosol flow is maintained adjacent to the inner wall surfaces of the focusing portion of the impactor. The flow rate of the core and the length of the throat of the impactor's collection probe, as well as the dimensional relationships of other components of the impactor adjacent the separation region of the impactor, are selected to optimize separation efficiency. 4 figs.

Yeh, H.C.; Chen, B.T.; Cheng, Y.S.; Newton, G.J.

1988-08-30T23:59:59.000Z

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The study and characterization of the major flow through rectangular slit virtual impactor  

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The major flow through a rectangular slit virtual impactor was experimentally studied. The impactor was a two-dimensional rectangular slit dichotomous sampler. A series of experiments were performed using monodisperse liquid oleic acid particles...

Gupta, Amit

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Two linear slot nozzle virtual impactors for concentration of bioaerosols  

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.008?). Optical and physical measurements were made of the nozzle dimensions in the critical region of the virtual impactor units. For the LSVI units the misalignment between the acceleration nozzle and the receiver nozzle was measured between 6 ? m (0....00025?) and 29 ? m (0.00114?). This represented a range of 2% to 10% misalignment relative to the acceleration nozzle width. The CSVI Unit 1 and 2 misalignments were measured to be 15 ? m (0.00061?) and 9 ? m (0.00036?), or 10% and 1.8% relative misalignment...

Haglund, John Steven

2005-02-17T23:59:59.000Z

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A two-stage circumferential slot virtual impactor for bioaerosol concentration  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

of the slot. A CSVI can also fit a longer slot in a smaller footprint than a linear slot virtual impactor. A two-stage circumferential slot virtual impactor system has been designed and tested. The CSVI units are similar in principle to that tested by Haglund...

Isaguirre, Refugio Rey, IV

2009-06-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Environmental continuous air monitor inlet with combined preseparator and virtual impactor  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An inlet for an environmental air monitor is described wherein a pre-separator interfaces with ambient environment air and removes debris and insects commonly associated with high wind outdoors and a deflector plate in communication with incoming air from the pre-separator stage, that directs the air radially and downward uniformly into a plurality of accelerator jets located in a manifold of a virtual impactor, the manifold being cylindrical and having a top, a base, and a wall, with the plurality of accelerator jets being located in the top of the manifold and receiving the directed air and accelerating directed air, thereby creating jets of air penetrating into the manifold, where a major flow is deflected to the walls of the manifold and extracted through ports in the walls. A plurality of receiver nozzles are located in the base of the manifold coaxial with the accelerator jets, and a plurality of matching flow restrictor elements are located in the plurality of receiver nozzles for balancing and equalizing the total minor flow among all the plurality of receiver nozzles, through which a lower, fractional flow extracts large particle constituents of the air for collection on a sample filter after passing through the plurality of receiver nozzles and the plurality of matching flow restrictor elements.

Rodgers, John C. (Santa Fe, NM)

2007-06-19T23:59:59.000Z

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The inline virtual impactor  

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fabrication of Bi-2223 tapes and wires………...…………………… 73 1.3 Effect of particle size on the deposition of aerosol particles in the human respiratory tract (Patton and Byron, 2007)………………............ 74 2.1 Schematic of the 2D domain used in numerical...…………………. 113 6.1 Powder separation characteristics of a LSVI……………………………. 114 6.2 Clogging of LSVI nozzles due to heavy mass loading………………….. 115 6.3 Particle size distribution of Arizona Road Dust (ARD) – fine, feed powder…………………………………………………………………... 116...

Seshadri, Satyanarayanan

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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CVI Melles Griot invites you to join us for a FREE Polarization Course and Non-Linear Optics Course  

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CVI Melles Griot invites you to join us for a FREE Polarization Course and Non-Linear Optics Course:30 pm - Polarization Course Session 2 - 1 pm to 5:30 pm - Non-Linear Optics Course Where: CVI Melles-Linear Optics Course Please RSVP if you plan to come to the Polarization Course, the Non-Linear Optics Course

New Mexico, University of

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INTERACTION BETWEEN A REACTIVE PREFORM AND THE SURROUNDING GAS-PHASE DURING CVI  

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it . Such an approach brings new informations for understanding the physico-chemical phenomena of CVI and new guidelines between chemical species transport and chemistry, inside and outside the porous medium. Accordingly, Cedric Descamps and Nicolas Reuge August 31, 1999 Abstract An integrated modelling approach of Chemical

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Developing Supersonic Impactor and Aerodynamic Lens for Separation and Handling of Nano-Sized Particles  

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A computational model for supersonic flows of compressible gases in an aerodynamic lens with several lenses and in a supersonic/hypersonic impactor was developed. Airflow conditions in the aerodynamic lens were analyzed and contour plots for variation of Mach number, velocity magnitude and pressure field in the lens were evaluated. The nano and micro-particle trajectories in the lens and their focusing and transmission efficiencies were evaluated. The computational model was then applied to design of a aerodynamic lens that could generate focus particle beams while operating under atmospheric conditions. The computational model was also applied to airflow condition in the supersonic/hypersonic impactor. Variations of airflow condition and particle trajectories in the impactor were evaluated. The simulation results could provide understanding of the performance of the supersonic and hypersonic impactors that would be helpful for the design of such systems.

Goodarz Ahmadi

2008-06-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Good Cascade Impactor Practice (GCIP) and Considerations for “In-Use” Specifications  

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The multi-stage cascade impactor (CI) is widely used to determine aerodynamic particle size distributions (APSDs) of orally inhaled products. Its size-fractionating capability depends primarily on the size of ...

S. C. Nichols; J. P. Mitchell; C. M. Shelton; D. L. Roberts

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - abbreviated impactor measurement Sample...  

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designed to deliver graded reproducible spinal cord contusions... in rats. Developed over ten years ago, the Impactor is part of a well-defined rodent spinal cord injury Source:...

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Two-stage and Three-stage Virtual Impactor System for Bioaerosol Concentration  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

with Arizona Fine Road Dust (ARD A-2) particles, the transmission efficiency dropped to 50% when the dust entering the two-stage CSVI accumulated to about 100 mg. When it was tested with ASHRAE dust, a decrease of 43% in the efficiency was detected after more...

Wen, Jing

2010-07-14T23:59:59.000Z

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A two-stage 100 l/min circumferential slot virtual impactor system for bioaerosol concentration  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

at the nominal flow rate. The dynamic range (ratio of upper limit to the lower limit of aerodynamic particle diameter associated with transmission efficiencies of 50%) was 5.4, and the largest particle size for which the transmission was at least 50% is 13.6 ?m...

LaCroix, Daniel Edward

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Multi-stage linear slot virtual impactor for concentration of bioaerosols  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

in parallel for the first stage with the designed dimensions of 87 mm (3.4Â?) for the throat length, 0.305 mm (.012Â?) for the accelerator throat width, and 0.457 mm (.018Â?) for the receiver throat width. The second stage contained a single unit...

Conerly, Shawn Charles

2006-08-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Performance analysis of the cascade impactor, the federal reference method PM 2.5 sampler, and the improve PM 2.5 sampler  

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documented problems with the cascade impactor and suspicions over its accuracy. In this thesis research, the collected PM fractions from the cascade impactor will be subjected to analysis by the Coulter Counter Multisizer to verify inaccuracies. The new FRM...

Buch, Usha-Maria

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Non-impactor-Based Methods for Sizing of Aerosols Emitted from Orally Inhaled and Nasal Drug Products (OINDPs)  

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The purpose of this article is to review non-impactor-based methods for measuring particle size distributions of orally inhaled and nasal pharmaceutical aerosols. The assessment of the size distributions of sp...

Jolyon Mitchell; Richard Bauer; Svetlana Lyapustina; Terrence Tougas…

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Properties of original impactors estimated from three-dimensional analysis of whole Stardust tracks  

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The Stardust mission captured comet Wild 2 particles in aerogel at 6.1 km s{sup -1}. We performed high-resolution three-dimensional imaging and X-ray fluorescence mapping of whole cometary tracks in aerogel. We present the results of a survey of track structures using laser scanning confocal microscopy, including measurements of track volumes, entry hole size, and cross-sectional profiles. We compare various methods for measuring track parameters. We demonstrate a methodology for discerning hypervelocity particle ablation rates using synchrotron-based X-ray fluorescence, combined with mass and volume estimates of original impactors derived from measured track properties. Finally, we present a rough framework for reconstruction of original impactor size, and volume of volatilized material, using our measured parameters. The bulk of this work is in direct support of nondestructive analysis and identification of cometary grains in whole tracks, and its eventual application to the reconstruction of the size, shape, porosity, and chemical composition of whole Stardust impactors.

Greenberg, Michael; Ebel, Denton S. (AMNH)

2012-07-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Mechanical characterization of Si-C(O) fiber/SiC (CVI) matrix composites with a BN-interphase  

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The mechanical behavior of three CVI-processed 2D woven SiC/BN/SiC composite materials with different initial BN interphase thicknesses has been investigated by means of tensile and impact tests. The results have established the efficiency of a BN interphase in promoting a nonlinear/noncatastrophic tensile behavior and high impact resistance. The effect of the initial BN interphase thickness on the resulting mechanical behavior has also been demonstrated. AES and TEM has revealed the presence of a SiO[sub 2]/C double layer at the BN/fiber interface, which might result from a decomposition undergone by the Si-C(O) Nicalon fiber during processing. It has been suggested that the influence of the initial BN interphase thickness on the mechanical properties of the composites results from both changes occurring in the composition and morphology of the interfacial zones and modifications of the interfacial forces due to accommodation of the radial residual clamping stress.

Prouhet, S.; Camus, G.; Labrugere, C.; Guette, A. (Lab. des Composites Thermostructuraux, Pessac (France)); Martin, E. (Univ. de Bordeaux, Talence (France). Lab. de Genie Mechanique de l'IUT A)

1994-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Exploring pulse shaping for Z using graded-density impactors on gas guns (final report for LDRD project 79879).  

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While isentropic compression experiment (ICE) techniques have proved useful in deducing the high-pressure compressibility of a wide range of materials, they have encountered difficulties where large-volume phase transitions exist. The present study sought to apply graded-density impactor methods for producing isentropic loading to planar impact experiments to selected such problems. Cerium was chosen due to its 20% compression between 0.7 and 1.0 GPa. A model was constructed based on limited earlier dynamic data, and applied to the design of a suite of experiments. A capability for handling this material was installed. Two experiments were executed using shock/reload techniques with available samples, loading initially to near the gamma-alpha transition, then reloading. As well, two graded-density impactor experiments were conducted with alumina. A method for interpreting ICE data was developed and validated; this uses a wavelet construction for the ramp wave and includes corrections for the ''diffraction'' of wavelets by releases or reloads reflected from the sample/window interface. Alternate methods for constructing graded-density impactors are discussed.

Furnish, Michael David; Reinhart, William Dodd; Anderson, William W. (Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM); Vogler, Tracy John; Hixson, Rob (Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM); Kipp, Marlin E.

2005-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Virtual Classroom | Department of Energy  

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

Virtual Classroom Virtual Classroom Adobe Connect is as web conferencing tool that is being used as a virtual classroom in an ongoing pilot to conduct virtual Instructor Led...

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Virtual Prairie  

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Visualizing a Real Prairie: Visualizing a Real Prairie: Tools to Represent Your Data Site Index for ( Quadrat Study Project - Prairie Advocates Project - Online Prairie Data) You may use the virtual prairies you create in your presentation. You will need to save the screen or browser window to save the images you create. On the Macintosh, you type open apple-shift-3 to make a Picture file on the hard drive. You can edit these files with Adobe Photoshop or other image editing applications and put them in your report. On a PC with Windows 95, you can type the key combination of "print screen" and the alt key to save what you have displayed in the browser window to the clipboard and then paste it into an image editing application or directly into your report. Create a Quadrat Using Real Data.

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VIRTUAL PRESENTERS: TOWARDS INTERACTIVE VIRTUAL PRESENTATIONS  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

the interesting parts of a sculpture or painting, addressing one, several or all persons in his or her audience be a painting, displayed and explained in a virtual museum environment. There are many examples of research they aim at giving the presentation task to a robot or virtual agent. In the latter case we can have one

Nijholt, Anton

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Autonomous Virtual Mobile Nodes  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper presents a new abstraction for virtual infrastructure in mobile ad hoc networks. An AutonomousVirtual Mobile Node (AVMN) is a robust and reliable entity that is designed to cope with theinherent difficulties ...

Dolev, Shlomi

2005-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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1 - Mapping virtual worlds  

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Abstract Virtual worlds are many and varied. In investigating the scope of virtual communities, it is important to understand social and theoretical issues that impact online participants. Such issues as gender, ontology, socio-technological integration, and corporeal interface all impact exploration of virtual worlds.

Woody Evans

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of Gasifier Samples Collected with a High-Temperature/High-Pressure Cascade Impactor: Electron Spectroscopy for Chemical Analysis, Energy Dispersive X-Ray Analysis, and Scanning Electron Microscopy  

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A particulate sample was collected from the process stream of a low Btu gasifier in a cascade impactor operated at 400°C and 10–12 atmospheres pressure. Stainless steel shim stock...

Rothenberg, S J; Brundle, C R; Denee, P B; Carpenter, R L; Newton, G J; Henderson, R F

1984-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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LabWindows/CVI" LabWindows/CVI National  

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) ANSI C, , : 1. ­ , , , , . (User Interface Library). 2. (VISA Library. ­ , , (Analysis Library, Advanced Analysis Library). 5. ANSI C. DDE, ActiveX, , .NET, . Lab

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Remotely Deployed Virtual Sensors  

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Remotely Deployed Virtual Sensors TR-UTEDGE-2007-010 Sanem Kabadayi Christine Julien © Copyright 2007 The University of Texas at Austin #12;Remotely Deployed Virtual Sensors Sanem Kabadayi that run on mobile client devices connect to the sensors of a multihop sensor network. For emerging

Julien, Christine

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Virtual Circuits (OSCARS)  

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Virtual Circuits (OSCARS) Virtual Circuits (OSCARS) Services Overview ECS Audio/Video Conferencing Fasterdata IPv6 Network Network Performance Tools (perfSONAR) ESnet OID Registry PGP Key Service Virtual Circuits (OSCARS) OSCARS Case Study Documentation Links Hardware Requirements DOE Grids Service Transition Contact Us Technical Assistance: 1 800-33-ESnet (Inside the US) 1 800-333-7638 (Inside the US) 1 510-486-7600 (Globally) 1 510-486-7607 (Globally) Report Network Problems: trouble@es.net Provide Web Site Feedback: info@es.net Virtual Circuits (OSCARS) ESnet's On-Demand Secure Circuits and Advance Reservation System (OSCARS) provides multi-domain, high-bandwidth virtual circuits that guarantee end-to-end network data transfer performance. Originally a research concept, OSCARS has grown into a robust production service. Currently

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Virtual Teams Demystified: An Integrative Framework for Understanding Virtual Teams  

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Virtual teams have been researched intensely in the last ten years and there is a growing body of literature on the topic. At this point, the authors need an integrative theory-driven framework through which they can conceptualize the notion of virtual ... Keywords: Emergent Team Processes, Emergent Team States, Information Technology, Team Design, Virtual Team Effectiveness, Virtual Teams

Olivier Caya; Mark Mortensen; Alain Pinsonneault

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Virtual vision: visual sensor networks in virtual reality  

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The virtual vision paradigm features a unique synergy of computer graphics, artificial life, and computer vision technologies. Virtual vision prescribes visually and behaviorally realistic virtual environments as a simulation tool in support of research ... Keywords: reality emulator, smart cameras, virtual vision

Faisal Z. Qureshi; Demetri Terzopoulos

2007-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ARM - Measurement - Virtual temperature  

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govMeasurementsVirtual temperature govMeasurementsVirtual temperature ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Measurement : Virtual temperature The virtual temperature Tv = T(1 + rv/{epsilon}), where rv is the mixing ratio, and {epsilon} is the ratio of the gas constants of air and water vapor ( 0.622). Categories Atmospheric State Instruments The above measurement is considered scientifically relevant for the following instruments. Refer to the datastream (netcdf) file headers of each instrument for a list of all available measurements, including those recorded for diagnostic or quality assurance purposes. ARM Instruments CO2FLX : Carbon Dioxide Flux Measurement Systems MWRP : Microwave Radiometer Profiler RWP : Radar Wind Profiler

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Virtual planetarium in cyberstage  

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We describe an educational application in virtual environment, intended for teaching and demonstration of basics of astronomy. The application includes 3D models of 30 objects in the Solar System, 3200 nearby stars, a large database, containing textual ...

Valery Burkin; Martin Göbel; Frank Hasenbrink; Stanislav Klimenko; Igor Nikitin; Henrik Tramberend

2000-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Jefferson Lab Virtual Tour  

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Take a virtual tour of the campus of Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility. You can see inside our two accelerators, three experimental areas, accelerator component fabrication and testing areas, high-performance computing areas and laser labs.

None

2014-05-22T23:59:59.000Z

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ARM - Surface Aerosol Observing System  

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FacilitiesSurface Aerosol Observing System FacilitiesSurface Aerosol Observing System AMF Information Science Architecture Baseline Instruments AMF1 AMF2 AMF3 Data Operations AMF Fact Sheet Images Contacts AMF Deployments Hyytiälä, Finland, 2014 Manacapuru, Brazil, 2014 Oliktok Point, Alaska, 2013 Los Angeles, California, to Honolulu, Hawaii, 2012 Cape Cod, Massachusetts, 2012 Gan Island, Maldives, 2011 Ganges Valley, India, 2011 Steamboat Springs, Colorado, 2010 Graciosa Island, Azores, 2009-2010 Shouxian, China, 2008 Black Forest, Germany, 2007 Niamey, Niger, 2006 Point Reyes, California, 2005 Surface Aerosol Observing System The ARM Mobile Facility (AMF) is equipped to quantify the interaction between clouds and aerosol particles. A counter-flow virtual impactor (CVI) is used to selectively sample cloud drops. The CVI takes advantage of the

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Microsoft Virtualization: Master Microsoft Server, Desktop, Application, and Presentation Virtualization  

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Virtualization technologies help IT organizations in three ways: cost-cutting, ease of administration, and the overall effect of IT on the environment. Virtualization cuts costs by reducing the amount of capital resources (equipment), power, and cooling ...

Thomas Olzak; James Sabovik; Jason Boomer; Robert M. Keefer

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Multimodal astronaut virtual training prototype  

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A few dedicated training simulator applications exist that mix realistic interaction devices-like real cockpits in flight simulators-with virtual environment (VE) components. Dedicated virtual reality (VR) systems have been utilized also in astronaut ...

Jukka Rönkkö; Jussi Markkanen; Raimo Launonen; Marinella Ferrino; Enrico Gaia; Valter Basso; Harshada Patel; Mirabelle D'Cruz; Seppo Laukkanen

2006-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Improving virtual environments analysis process  

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The use of Virtual Environments (VEs) is increasing rapidly and people are demanding easier and more credible ways to interact with these new sites. We define a VE as a special kind of 3D virtual environment, inhabited by avatars which represent humans ... Keywords: analysis process, software engineering, use concept, virtual environment

Maria-Isabel Sánchez-Segura; Angelica De Antonio; Antonio De Amescua

2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The hiphop virtual machine  

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The HipHop Virtual Machine (HHVM) is a JIT compiler and runtime for PHP. While PHP values are dynamically typed, real programs often have latent types that are useful for optimization once discovered. Some types can be proven through static analysis, ... Keywords: dynamic languages, jit compiler, php, tracelet

Keith Adams, Jason Evans, Bertrand Maher, Guilherme Ottoni, Andrew Paroski, Brett Simmers, Edwin Smith, Owen Yamauchi

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Virtual nuclear weapons  

SciTech Connect

The term virtual nuclear weapons proliferation and arsenals, as opposed to actual weapons and arsenals, has entered in recent years the American lexicon of nuclear strategy, arms control, and nonproliferation. While the term seems to have an intuitive appeal, largely due to its cyberspace imagery, its current use is still vague and loose. The author believes, however, that if the term is clearly delineated, it might offer a promising approach to conceptualizing certain current problems of proliferation. The first use is in a reference to an old problem that has resurfaced recently: the problem of growing availability of weapon-usable nuclear materials in civilian nuclear programs along with materials made `excess` to defense needs by current arms reduction and dismantlement. It is argued that the availability of these vast materials, either by declared nuclear-weapon states or by technologically advanced nonweapon states, makes it possible for those states to rapidly assemble and deploy nuclear weapons. The second use has quite a different set of connotations. It is derived conceptually from the imagery of computer-generated reality. In this use, one thinks of virtual proliferation and arsenals not in terms of the physical hardware required to make the bomb but rather in terms of the knowledge/experience required to design, assemble, and deploy the arsenal. Virtual weapons are a physics reality and cannot be ignored in a world where knowledge, experience, materials, and other requirements to make nuclear weapons are widespread, and where dramatic army reductions and, in some cases, disarmament are realities. These concepts are useful in defining a continuum of virtual capabilities, ranging from those at the low end that derive from general technology diffusion and the existence of nuclear energy programs to those at the high end that involve conscious decisions to develop or maintain militarily significant nuclear-weapon capabilities.

Pilat, J.F.

1997-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Virtual Leadership in Brazil - Virtual Intelligence in Multinational Companies.  

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?? As the technology develops, the communication infrastructure continues to innovate and increase competitiveness. For companies in a country such as Brazil, communicating virtually may… (more)

Wikström, Ida

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Virtual Machine in Automation Projects.  

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?? Virtual machine, as an engineering tool, has recently been introduced into automation projects in Tetra Pak Processing System AB. The goal of this paper… (more)

Xing, Xiaoyuan

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Stereo Panorama Personal Virtual Environment  

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We describe a personal panoramic virtual environment system with an autostereoscopic display. We discuss swing panoramic image capture, automatic disparity control, spatial sampling,...

Wang, Chiao; Garagate, Jui; Sawchuk, Alexander A

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Virtual stationary timed automata for mobile networks  

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In this thesis, we formally define a programming abstraction for mobile networks called the Virtual Stationary Automata programming layer, consisting of real mobile clients, virtual timed I/O automata called virtual ...

Nolte, Tina Ann, 1979-

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Virtual Science Fair | Department of Energy  

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Virtual Science Fair Virtual Science Fair The Bioenergy Technology Office (BETO) is hosting a national virtual science fair that engages 9th-12th grade students in learning about...

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Uncertainty and Virtual Particles  

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Incertidumbre y partículas virtuales Incertidumbre y partículas virtuales Volver Principal ESTOY PERDIDO!!! El principio de incerteza de Heisenberg: En 1927, Heisenberg enunció una propiedad fundamental de la mecánica cuántica que dice que es imposible medir EN FORMA EXACTA AMBOS, la posición de una partícula y su ímpetu. Cuanto mayor sea la precisión con que determinamos una, menos sabremos de la otra. Este es el llamado Principio de incerteza de Heisenberg. La relación matemática que lo expresa es: Significa que la incertidumbre en la posición (x), multiplicada por la incertidumbre en el momento (p), es mayor o igual que una constante (h-barra dividido por dos.) Este principio puede también ser escrito en términos de energía y tiempo: Significa que la incertidumbre en la energía de una partícula

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Virtual Optical Comparator  

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The Virtual Optical Comparator, VOC, was conceived as a result of the limitations of conventional optical comparators and vision systems. Piece part designs for mechanisms have started to include precision features on the face of parts that must be viewed using a reflected image rather than a profile shadow. The VOC concept uses a computer generated overlay and a digital camera to measure features on a video screen. The advantage of this system is superior edge detection compared to traditional systems. No vinyl charts are procured or inspected. The part size and expensive fixtures are no longer a concern because of the range of the X-Y table of the Virtual Optical Comparator. Product redesigns require only changes to the CAD image overlays; new vinyl charts are not required. The inspection process is more ergonomic by allowing the operator to view the part sitting at a desk rather than standing over a 30 inch screen. The procurement cost for the VOC will be less than a traditional comparator with a much smaller footprint with less maintenance and energy requirements.

Thompson, Greg

2008-10-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Engineering Virtualized Services Elvira Albert  

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Engineering Virtualized Services Elvira Albert Complutense University of Madrid, Spain elvira project FP7-610582 ENVISAGE: Engineering Virtualized Services (http://www.envisage-project.eu). level of an application-level service at the expense of potentially changing its cost profile. In traditional engineering

Johnsen, Einar Broch

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Virtual humans: back to the future  

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This paper essentially tries to examine all the roles that Virtual Humans can play in empowering human expression, and the research challenges we have to face to make this possible. It starts with a short history of Virtual Humans and how we contribute ... Keywords: computer animation, virtual humans, virtual reality

Nadia Magnenat Thalmann; Daniel Thalmann

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Application of computational fluid dynamics to aerosol sampling and concentration  

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, FLUENT 6 is used to analyze the performance of aerosol sampling and concentration devices including inlet components (impactors), cyclones, and virtual impactors. The ? ? k model was used to predict particle behavior in Inline Cone Impactor (ICI) and Jet...

Hu, Shishan

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Virtual gap dielectric wall accelerator  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A virtual, moving accelerating gap is formed along an insulating tube in a dielectric wall accelerator (DWA) by locally controlling the conductivity of the tube. Localized voltage concentration is thus achieved by sequential activation of a variable resistive tube or stalk down the axis of an inductive voltage adder, producing a "virtual" traveling wave along the tube. The tube conductivity can be controlled at a desired location, which can be moved at a desired rate, by light illumination, or by photoconductive switches, or by other means. As a result, an impressed voltage along the tube appears predominantly over a local region, the virtual gap. By making the length of the tube large in comparison to the virtual gap length, the effective gain of the accelerator can be made very large.

Caporaso, George James; Chen, Yu-Jiuan; Nelson, Scott; Sullivan, Jim; Hawkins, Steven A

2013-11-05T23:59:59.000Z

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System Management Software for Virtual Environments  

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Recently there has been an increased interest in the use of system-level virtualization using mature solutions such as Xen, QEMU, or VMWare. These virtualization platforms are being used in distributed and parallel environments including high performance computing. The use of virtual machines within such environments introduces new challenges to system management. These include tedious tasks such as deploying para-virtualized host operating systems to support virtual machine execution or virtual overlay networks to connect these virtual machines. Additionally, there is the problem of machine definition and deployment, which is complicated by differentiation in the underlying virtualization technology. This paper discusses tools for the deployment and management of both host operating systems and virtual machines in clusters. We begin with an overview of system-level virtualization and move on to a description of tools that we have developed to aid with these environments. These tools extend prior work in the area of cluster installation, configuration and management.

Vallee, Geoffroy R [ORNL; Naughton, III, Thomas J [ORNL; Scott, Stephen L [ORNL

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Reti attive di distribuzione: le applicazioni Virtual Power Plant e Virtual Utility.  

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??Il presente lavoro si occupa di nuove applicazioni per la gestione e l’ottimizzazione di risorse distribuite, cosě dette Virtual Power Plant (VPP) o Virtual Utility… (more)

Baroncelli, Paolo

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Virtual Oxygen Sensor for Innovative NOx and PM Emission Control...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Virtual Oxygen Sensor for Innovative NOx and PM Emission Control Technologies Virtual Oxygen Sensor for Innovative NOx and PM Emission Control Technologies A virtual O2 sensor for...

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A model of virtual interference  

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We set up an experiment with two independent laser beams that cross at a small angle, spatially separate, and end at detectors in front of each beam. The setup allows us to obtain maximum path or which-way information, K=1. However, when we scan a thin wire across the beam intersection the which-way information drops to K=0.985. The thin wire serves to verify the presence of an interference pattern with visibility, V=0.833, at the beam intersection. Our results appear to be in conflict with the complementarity inequality, V^2+K^2 smaller or equal to 1. We introduce a model that describes a virtual interference pattern. We resolve our paradoxical findings by proposing that the complementarity inequality does not apply to virtual interference patterns but only to physically real ones. We find that the interference pattern in our setup is virtual.

Flores, Eduardo V; Scaturro, Jeffrey

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Efficient Checkpointing of Virtual Machines using Virtual Machine Introspection  

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Cloud Computing environments rely heavily on system-level virtualization. This is due to the inherent benefits of virtualization including fault tolerance through checkpoint/restart (C/R) mechanisms. Because clouds are the abstraction of large data centers and large data centers have a higher potential for failure, it is imperative that a C/R mechanism for such an environment provide minimal latency as well as a small checkpoint file size. Recently, there has been much research into C/R with respect to virtual machines (VM) providing excellent solutions to reduce either checkpoint latency or checkpoint file size. However, these approaches do not provide both. This paper presents a method of checkpointing VMs by utilizing virtual machine introspection (VMI). Through the usage of VMI, we are able to determine which pages of memory within the guest are used or free and are better able to reduce the amount of pages written to disk during a checkpoint. We have validated this work by using various benchmarks to measure the latency along with the checkpoint size. With respect to checkpoint file size, our approach results in file sizes within 24% or less of the actual used memory within the guest. Additionally, the checkpoint latency of our approach is up to 52% faster than KVM s default method.

Aderholdt, Ferrol [Tennessee Technological University] [Tennessee Technological University; Han, Fang [Tennessee Technological University] [Tennessee Technological University; Scott, Stephen L [ORNL] [ORNL; Naughton, III, Thomas J [ORNL

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Virtual articulation and kinematic abstraction in robotics  

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This thesis presents the theory, implementation, novel applications, and experimental validation of a general-purpose framework for applying virtual modifications to an articulated robot, or virtual articulations. These ...

Vona, Marsette Arthur, 1977-

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

57

Construction of Matlab Circuit Analysis Virtual Laboratory  

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The Matlab virtual laboratory was composed of the management ... the CGI interface to link the pilot designed project  would to complete the virtual  simulation. Practice...

Shoucheng Ding

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Virtual Environment Framework For Software Engineering  

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A Virtual Environment Framework For Software Engineering Stephen E. Dossick Submitted in partial Environment Framework for Software Engineering Stephen E. Dossick The field of Software Engineering, responsible for mapping project artifacts into virtual environment furnishings, and the CHIME Theme Manager

Kaiser, Gail E.

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Instructions for Using Virtual Private Network (VPN)  

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

Virtual Private Network (VPN) provides access to network drives and is recommended for use only from a EITS provided laptop.

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VIRTUAL TRAINING CENTRE FOR SHOE DESIGN: A SAMPLE VIRTUAL TRAINING ENVIRONMENT  

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VIRTUAL TRAINING CENTRE FOR SHOE DESIGN: A SAMPLE VIRTUAL TRAINING ENVIRONMENT Aura Mihai1 , Mehmet@tex.tuiasi.ro Abstract It is a fact that virtual training has become a key issue in training. There are numerous virtual learning and training environments and, in parallel with this, there are various approaches and tools

Aristomenis, Antoniadis

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61

Watfactory Virtual Manufacturing Process Varying Inputs  

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with the virtual process: · Allows quick exploration (i.e. during a short course) of process improvement ideasWatfactory Virtual Manufacturing Process Machine 1 Machine 2 Machine 3 Stream 1 Machine B Stream 2 Inputs Can be Set by Stream z19, ..., z24 The Watfactory virtual process simulates a manufacturing

Zhu, Mu

62

3, 126, 2006 Virtual water highway  

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Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Virtual water highway: water use efficiency in global food trade H. Yang the efficiency of the5 resource use embodied in the global virtual water trade from the perspectives of ex virtual water. The results suggest efficiency gains in the global food trade in terms of water resource

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

63

Virtual Observatories A New Era for Astronomy  

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Virtual Observatories A New Era for Astronomy Reinaldo R. de Carvalho DAS-INPE/MCT 2010 Wednesday, April 7, 2010 #12;Virtual Observatories A New Era for Astronomy Reinaldo R. de Carvalho DAS!;#--&$G !!!$ ! ' !"#$%&'&#()*! !!!$#%& !( $ ' !%&$ $ ! (% +#&,&'- .'/0&#,& Wednesday, April 7, 2010 #12;Virtual Observatories A New Era for Astronomy Reinaldo R. de

64

The CloudNets Network Virtualization Architecture  

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Nets Network Virtualization Architecture Johannes Grassler jgrassler@inet.tu-berlin.de 05. Februar, 2014 Johannes Grassler jgrassler@inet.tu-berlin.de The CloudNets Network Virtualization Architecture #12;..... . .... . .... . ..... . .... . .... . .... . ..... . .... . .... . .... . ..... . .... . .... . .... . ..... . .... . ..... . .... . .... . Johannes Grassler jgrassler@inet.tu-berlin.de The CloudNets Network Virtualization Architecture #12

Schmid, Stefan

65

Virtualization in Automotive Embedded Systems  

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W / PSA / Freescale - 3 Mastering complexity of automotive Electrical and Electronics (E/E) Systems #12Virtualization in Automotive Embedded Systems : an Outlook Nicolas Navet, RTaW Bertrand Delord, PSA;© 2010 RTaW / PSA / Freescale - 2 Outline 1. Automotive E/E Systems: mastering complexity 2. Ecosystems

Navet, Nicolas

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Virtual Control Systems Environment (VCSE)  

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Will Atkins, a Sandia National Laboratories computer engineer discusses cybersecurity research work for process control systems. Will explains his work on the Virtual Control Systems Environment project to develop a modeling and simulation framework of the U.S. electric grid in order to study and mitigate possible cyberattacks on infrastructure.

Atkins, Will

2012-10-08T23:59:59.000Z

67

Virtual platforms: breaking new grounds  

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The case for developing and using virtual platforms (VPs) has now been made. If developers of complex HW/SW systems are not using VPs for their current design, complexity of next generation designs demands for their adoption. In addition, the users of ...

Rainer Leupers; Grant Martin; Roman Plyaskin; Andreas Herkersdorf; Frank Schirrmeister; Tim Kogel; Martin Vaupel

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

68

Virtual Control Systems Environment (VCSE)  

ScienceCinema (OSTI)

Will Atkins, a Sandia National Laboratories computer engineer discusses cybersecurity research work for process control systems. Will explains his work on the Virtual Control Systems Environment project to develop a modeling and simulation framework of the U.S. electric grid in order to study and mitigate possible cyberattacks on infrastructure.

Atkins, Will

2014-02-26T23:59:59.000Z

69

DOE Solar Decathlon: Virtual Tours  

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News News Photos Daily Photos Gallery of Houses Virtual Tours Videos Product Directory Village Energy Balance Education Sponsors History FAQs Contacts Virtual Tours Explore the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2013 houses through 360° panoramic images. Select a team from the list below to take a peek inside. Then use your mouse and the controls in the bottom right corner of the tour image to rotate your view. U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Mobile Search Search Search Help More Search Options Orange County Great Park, Irvine, California, Oct. 3-13, 2013 Photo of a large group of cheering decathletes. They stand at the end of the Solar Decathlon 2013 village and hold a banner that says "U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon." U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon

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ARM - Measurement - Cloud ice particle  

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ice particle ice particle ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Measurement : Cloud ice particle Particles made of ice found in clouds. Categories Cloud Properties Instruments The above measurement is considered scientifically relevant for the following instruments. Refer to the datastream (netcdf) file headers of each instrument for a list of all available measurements, including those recorded for diagnostic or quality assurance purposes. ARM Instruments MET : Surface Meteorological Instrumentation Field Campaign Instruments REPLICATOR : Balloon-borne Ice Crystal Replicator CPI : Cloud Particle Imager CVI-AIR : Counterflow Virtual Impactor LEARJET : Lear Jet PARTIMG : Particle imager UAV-PROTEUS-MICRO : Proteus Cloud Microphysics Instruments

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ARM - Measurement - Cloud droplet size  

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droplet size droplet size ARM Data Discovery Browse Data Comments? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note below or call us at 1-888-ARM-DATA. Send Measurement : Cloud droplet size Linear size (e.g. radius or diameter) of a cloud particle Categories Cloud Properties Instruments The above measurement is considered scientifically relevant for the following instruments. Refer to the datastream (netcdf) file headers of each instrument for a list of all available measurements, including those recorded for diagnostic or quality assurance purposes. Field Campaign Instruments CPI : Cloud Particle Imager CVI-AIR : Counterflow Virtual Impactor MIRAI : JAMSTEC Research Vessel Mirai PDI : Phase Doppler Interferometer UAV-PROTEUS-MICRO : Proteus Cloud Microphysics Instruments SPEC-CPI : Stratton Park Engineering Company - Cloud particle imager

72

Microsoft Word - Poellot-MR.doc  

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Measurements of Cloud Liquid Water Over the SGP Site Measurements of Cloud Liquid Water Over the SGP Site M. R. Poellot University of North Dakota Grand Forks, North Dakota R. T. Marchand Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Richland, Washington C. Twohy Oregon State University Corvallis, Oregon Introduction The University of North Dakota Citation aircraft made in situ measurements of liquid water clouds on six flights in stratus clouds during the Spring 2000 Cloud Intensive Operational Period (IOP) at the Southern Great Plains (SGP) site. Four in situ instruments were used to measure cloud liquid water content (LWC): a particle measuring system (PMS) King liquid water sensor, a Counterflow Virtual Impactor (CVI), a PMS Forward Spectral Scattering Probe (FSSP) and a one-dimensional (1D) optical

73

Worldwide R&D of Virtual Observatory  

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Virtual Observatory (VO) is a data intensive online astronomical research and education environment, taking advantages of advanced information technologies to achieve seamless and uniform access to astronomical information. The concept of VO was introduced in late of 1990s to meet challenges brought up with data avalanche in astronomy. This paper reviews current status of International Virtual Observatory Alliance, technical highlights from world wide VO projects, and a brief introduction of Chinese Virtual Observatory.

Chenzhou Cui; Yongheng Zhao

2007-11-27T23:59:59.000Z

74

Caterpillar, Argonne undertake cooperative virtual engine design...  

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Caterpillar, Argonne undertake cooperative virtual engine design, control project By Jared Sagoff * June 30, 2014 Tweet EmailPrint ARGONNE, Ill - Internal combustion engines are...

75

CFD Tools in Stirling Engine Virtual Design  

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A successful realization of Stirling engines is conditioned by its correct conceptual design ... supply engine are used for virtual prototype of Stirling engine.

V. Pistek; P. Novotny

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Stirling Engine Development Using Virtual Prototyping  

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A successful realization of Stirling engines is conditioned by its correct conceptual design ... are used for virtual prototype of 3 kW Stirling engine with Rhombic mechanism.

V. Píšt?k; P. Novotný

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Virtual Training Centre For CNC: a Sample Virtual Training Environment Mehmet Sahin1  

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Virtual Training Centre For CNC: a Sample Virtual Training Environment Mehmet Sahin1 , SĂĽleyman bilalis@dpem.tuc.gr Abstract It is a fact that virtual training has been a scope of interest for vocational training for a very long time. However, it needs more time to be more common in all specific

Aristomenis, Antoniadis

78

Collaborative Virtual Training with Physical and Communicative Autonomous Agents.  

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Collaborative Virtual Training with Physical and Communicative Autonomous Agents. Thomas Lopez1, Conversational Agents, Autonomous Actors, Avatars, Virtual Reality Introduction The use of virtual reality Environments for Train- ing (CVETs) where real users and autonomous agents efficiently collaborate toward

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Multimodal astronaut virtual training prototype  

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A few dedicated training simulator applications exist that mix realistic interaction devices—like real cockpits in flight simulators—with virtual environment (VE) components. Dedicated virtual reality (VR) systems have been utilized also in astronaut training. However there are no detailed descriptions of projection wall VR systems and related interaction techniques for astronaut assembly training in zero gravity conditions. Back projection technology tends to have certain advantages over head mounted displays including less simulation sickness and less restricted user movement. A prototype was built to evaluate the usefulness of projection technology \\{VEs\\} and interaction techniques for astronaut training. This was achieved by first constructing a PC cluster-based general purpose VE software and hardware platform. This platform was used to implement a testing prototype for astronaut assembly sequence training. An interaction tool battery was designed for the purposes of viewpoint control and object handling. A selected training task was implemented as a case study for further analysis based on laptop usage in the Fluid Science Laboratory (FSL) inside the Columbus module in the International Space Station (ISS). User tests were conducted on the usability of the prototype for the intended training purpose. The results seem to indicate that projection technology-based VE systems and suitably selected interaction techniques can be successfully utilized in zero gravity training operations.

Jukka Rönkkö; Jussi Markkanen; Raimo Launonen; Marinella Ferrino; Enrico Gaia; Valter Basso; Harshada Patel; Mirabelle D’Cruz; Seppo Laukkanen

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Rapid Prototyping of Virtual Environments  

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The goal of virtual reality is to fully or partially immerse a human in a visually coupled environment. By tracking the position and orientation of the user with sensors designed for this purpose and by coupling these measurements with a high?performance computer graphics system we can generate a computer?synthesized view of a virtual environment that responds to the user’s movements. Thus the user does not just see a visual display on a terminal but is immersed within the display. VR also allows natural real?time interaction with the VE. Instead of a GUI the system uses perceptual and multi?modal interfaces (such as gesture audio and speech recognition) to interact with the data. Natural locomotion devices let the user navigate through the VE. Also because of the size of the typical projection?based VR display (CAVEs and workbenches) groups of scientists and engineers can more easily work together to interpret data making full use of the 3D portrayal.

Marco Lanzagorta; Robert Rosenberg; Lawrence J. Rosenblum; Eddy Y. Kuo

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Virtual Machine Monitors 36.1 Introduction  

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36 Virtual Machine Monitors 36.1 Introduction Years ago, IBM sold mainframes to large organizations, and a problem arose: what if the organization wanted to run different operating systems on the machine? (some yet another level of indirection in the form of a virtual machine monitor, or VMM or just monitor

Sheridan, Jennifer

82

Green Virtual Enterprises and their Breeding Environments  

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Green Virtual Enterprises and their Breeding Environments David Romero, Arturo Molina TecnolĂłgico. This paper introduces a Green Virtual Enterprise (GVE) model as an emerging sustainable manufacturing and logistics mode focused on offering, delivering and recovering green products to/from the market, under

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Virtual Sensors: Abstracting Data from Physical Sensors  

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Virtual Sensors: Abstracting Data from Physical Sensors TR-UTEDGE-2006-001 Sanem Kabadayi Adam Pridgen Christine Julien © Copyright 2006 The University of Texas at Austin #12;Virtual Sensors: Abstracting Data from Physical Sensors Sanem Kabadayi, Adam Pridgen, and Christine Julien The Center

Julien, Christine

84

Virtualizing Operating Systems for Seamless Distributed Environments  

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Virtualizing Operating Systems for Seamless Distributed Environments 1 Tom Boyd and Partha Dasgupta. Abstract Applications and operating systems can be augmented with extra functionality by injecting bindings. This is called virtualiza- tion. We are developing a virtualizing Operating System (vOS) residing

Dasgupta, Partha

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T-678: Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor VLAN Packet...  

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

Virtualization Hypervisor VLAN Packet Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service T-678: Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor VLAN Packet Processing Flaw Lets...

86

Integrated Virtual Lab in Supporting Heavy Duty Engine and Vehicle...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Virtual Lab in Supporting Heavy Duty Engine and Vehicle Emission Rulemaking Integrated Virtual Lab in Supporting Heavy Duty Engine and Vehicle Emission Rulemaking Presentation...

87

Virtual Center of Excellence for Hydrogen Storage - Chemical...  

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

Virtual Center of Excellence for Hydrogen Storage - Chemical Hydrides Virtual Center of Excellence for Hydrogen Storage - Chemical Hydrides Presentation from the Hydrogen Storage...

88

Development of virtual-labs based on complex Modelica models using VirtualLabBuilder  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The feasibility of implementing virtual-labs based on complex Modelica models is demonstrated. To this end, the design and implementation of the following three virtual-labs is discussed: 1) a virtual-lab of a double-pipe heat exchanger, which is a useful tool for control education; 2) a virtual-lab describing the thermodynamic behaviour of the solar house, which is based on a complex Modelica model developed by other authors; 3) the virtual-lab of a drum-type washing machine, which is an industrial application useful as design aid. The graphical user interface has been implemented by using the VirtualLabBuilder library, which can be freely downloaded from http:/ /www.euclides.dia.uned.es.

Carla Martin-Villalba; Felix Martinez; Alfonso Urquia; Sebastian Dormido

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

89

The design space of dynamic interactive virtual environments  

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Virtual environments have become a key component of many fields and the critical component of virtual reality applications. Due to their virtual nature, they can accommodate an infinite number of possibilities. A theoretical work is presented, which ... Keywords: 3D user interaction, Dynamic interactive VEs, VR systems, Virtual environments

Kristopher J. Blom; Steffi Beckhaus

2014-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

90

DOE Virtual University | Department of Energy  

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

Services » Learning & Development » DOE Virtual University Services » Learning & Development » DOE Virtual University DOE Virtual University Learn more about DVU The Department of Energy Virtual University (DVU) is a central venue for executing, managing, partnering, and sharing corporate learning activities and programs. Read more Training Resources The Training Resources webpage has the links to the commonly used course catalogs and course schedules used by DOE employees. Course registration links can also be found here. Read more College of Science The College of Science's (CS) mission is to provide DOE employees with the information resources necessary to keep current in the field of science. Read more College of Health Safety & Security Through the National Training Center (NTC), the Office of Health, Safety

91

National Energy Literacy Virtual Town Hall  

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

The webinar will be a dynamic, virtual conversation for educators about ongoing efforts from across the country in utilizing the Department of Energy's Energy Literacy Framework to address one of our nation's’ biggest national challenges, energy illiteracy.

92

BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair: Bioenergy  

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

This infographic was created by students from Sun Valley High School in Aston, PA, as part of the U.S. Department of Energy-BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair.

93

Webcast: National Energy Literacy Virtual Town Hall  

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

On August 5, 2014, the Department of Energy (DOE) hosted a dynamic virtual conversation of ongoing efforts from across the country in utilizing the Energy Literacy Framework to address one of our...

94

Virtual tour: INL's space battery facility  

SciTech Connect

This virtual tour shows how INL fuels and tests nuclear power systems for deep space missions. To learn more about INL's contribution to the Mars Science Laboratory, visit http://www.inl.gov/marsrover.

Johnson, Steve

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

95

Virtual Design of Stirling Engine Combustion Chamber  

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The paper deals with the designing of a combustion chamber of the Stirling engine using the CFD approach. Virtual prototypes enabled ... . The presented results help to increase the Stirling engine efficiency tog...

Z. Kaplan; P. Novotný; V. Píšt?k

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

96

Virtual tour: INL's space battery facility  

ScienceCinema (OSTI)

This virtual tour shows how INL fuels and tests nuclear power systems for deep space missions. To learn more about INL's contribution to the Mars Science Laboratory, visit http://www.inl.gov/marsrover.

Johnson, Steve

2013-05-28T23:59:59.000Z

97

Residential heating oil prices virtually unchanged  

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

heating oil prices virtually unchanged The average retail price for home heating oil fell 4-tenths of a penny from a week ago to 3.95 per gallon. That's down 8-tenths of a penny...

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Residential heating oil prices virtually unchanged  

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

4 Residential heating oil prices virtually unchanged The average retail price for home heating oil rose 2-tenths of a cent from a week ago to 4.24 per gallon. That's up 8.2 cents...

99

Use of virtual machines in information systems  

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This paper presents a scheme using the virtual machine concept for creating: 1) An environment for increasing the effectiveness of researchers who must use analytical, modeling systems and have complex data management ...

Donovan, John J.

1975-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

100

Robotics virtual rail system and method  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

A virtual track or rail system and method is described for execution by a robot. A user, through a user interface, generates a desired path comprised of at least one segment representative of the virtual track for the robot. Start and end points are assigned to the desired path and velocities are also associated with each of the at least one segment of the desired path. A waypoint file is generated including positions along the virtual track representing the desired path with the positions beginning from the start point to the end point including the velocities of each of the at least one segment. The waypoint file is sent to the robot for traversing along the virtual track.

Bruemmer, David J. (Idaho Falls, ID); Few, Douglas A. (Idaho Falls, ID); Walton, Miles C. (Idaho Falls, ID)

2011-07-05T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparison of PM emissions from a gasoline direct injected (GDI) vehicle and a port fuel injected (PFI) vehicle measured by electrical low pressure impactor (ELPI) with two fuels: Gasoline and M15 methanol gasoline  

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Two Euro 4 gasoline passenger vehicles (one gasoline direct injected vehicle and one port fuel injected vehicle) were tested over the cold start New European Driving Cycle (NEDC). Each vehicle was respectively fueled with gasoline and M15 methanol gasoline. Particle number concentrations were measured by the electrical low pressure impactor (ELPI). Particle masses were measured by gravimetric method and estimated from the number distributions using two density distributions (one is constant with the particle size and one is power law related with the size). The first 7 stages of ELPI were used for estimation. The results show that for each vehicle, PM masses measured by gravimetric method, the total PM numbers measured by ELPI and estimated PM masses for M15 are lower than those for gasoline. For each kind of fuel, PM masses by two methods and total PM numbers from the GDI vehicle are higher than those from the PFI one. PM number distribution curves of the four vehicle/fuel combinations are similar. All decline gradually and the maximum number of each curve occurs in the first stage. More than 99.9% numbers locate in the first 8 stages of which diameters are less than 1 ?m. PM number emissions correlate well with the acceleration of the two vehicles. The estimated particle masses were much lower than the gravimetric measurements.

Bin Liang; Yunshan Ge; Jianwei Tan; Xiukun Han; Liping Gao; Lijun Hao; Wentao Ye; Peipei Dai

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

102

An Architecture for Managing Virtual Circuit and Virtual Path Services on ATM Networks  

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1 An Architecture for Managing Virtual Circuit and Virtual Path Services on ATM Networks Abstract management architecture that provides the services and is instrumented for network management purposes service monitor- ing and control functions. The network management architecture proposes complete managed

Columbia University

103

Architectural Lighting Analysis in Virtual Lighting Laboratory  

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Architectural Lighting Analysis in Virtual Lighting Laboratory Architectural Lighting Analysis in Virtual Lighting Laboratory Speaker(s): Mehlika Inanici Date: July 7, 2003 - 12:00pm Location: Bldg. 90 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Satkartar K. Kinney Virtual Lighting Laboratory is a Radiance-based lighting analysis tool and methodology that proposes transformations in the utilization of computer visualization in lighting analysis and design decision-making. It is a computer environment, where the user has been provided with matrices of illuminance and luminance values extracted from high dynamic range images. The principal idea is to provide the laboratory to the designer and researcher to explore various lighting analysis techniques instead of imposing limited number of predetermined metrics. In addition, it introduces an analysis approach for temporal and spatial lighting

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Ion mobility spectrometer with virtual aperture grid  

DOE Patents (OSTI)

An ion mobility spectrometer does not require a physical aperture grid to prevent premature ion detector response. The last electrodes adjacent to the ion collector (typically the last four or five) have an electrode pitch that is less than the width of the ion swarm and each of the adjacent electrodes is connected to a source of free charge, thereby providing a virtual aperture grid at the end of the drift region that shields the ion collector from the mirror current of the approaching ion swarm. The virtual aperture grid is less complex in assembly and function and is less sensitive to vibrations than the physical aperture grid.

Pfeifer, Kent B. (Los Lunas, NM); Rumpf, Arthur N. (Albuquerque, NM)

2010-11-23T23:59:59.000Z

105

Impact of Biomass Combustion on Urban Fine Particulate Matter in Central and Northern Europe  

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The impact of biomass combustion on atmospheric particulate matter was investigated at...2.5...) and size-segregated samples were collected with a virtual impactor and a ten-stage Berner low-pressure impactor, re...

Sanna K. Saarikoski; Markus K. Sillanpää…

2008-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

106

TEAM COLLABORATION IN VIRTUAL WORLDS: THE ROLE OF TASK COMPLEXITY.  

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??Virtual worlds are three-dimensional, computer-generated worlds where team collaboration can be facilitated through the use of shared virtual space and mediated using avatars. In this… (more)

Sattayanuwat, Parichart

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

107

The application of virtual reality in astronomy education  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

In this paper, we study the virtual reality technologies for developing a virtual astronomical museum, which can be applied in astronomy education. The museum contains four exhibition areas of the following topics: Astronomy Technologies, the Moon ... Keywords: astronomy education, internet, virtual reality, web-based learning

W. Tarng; H. Liou

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

108

Virtual bidding: the good, the bad and the ugly  

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Virtual bidding has become an integral part of major organized electricity markets in the U.S. over the last decade; in some markets, virtual bids set the price half the time. Although virtual bidding can enhance the efficiency of electricity markets, that does not come without risk. (author)

Celebi, Metin; Hajos, Attila; Hanser, Philip Q

2010-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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CyberWalk: Enabling unconstrained omnidirectional walking through virtual environments  

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Despite many recent developments in virtual reality, an effective locomotion interface which allows for normal walking through large virtual environments was until recently still lacking. Here, we describe the new CyberWalk omnidirectional treadmill ... Keywords: Virtual reality, control system, locomotion, spatial navigation, treadmill

J. L. Souman; P. Robuffo Giordano; M. Schwaiger; I. Frissen; T. Thümmel; H. Ulbrich; A. De Luca; H. H. Bülthoff; M. O. Ernst

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Technical Documentation for System Center 2012 Virtual Machine  

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#12; Technical Documentation for System Center 2012 ­ Virtual Machine Manager VMM Information Experience Team Summary: Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) is a management solution resources in order to create and deploy virtual machines and services to private clouds that you have

Hunt, Galen

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System/370 Extended Architecture: Facilities for Virtual Machines  

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p. H. Gum System/370 Extended Architecture: Facilities for Virtual Machines This paper describes the evolution of facilities for virtual machines on IBM System/370 computers, and presents the elements of a new architectural facility designed for the virtual-machine environment. Assists that have been added to various

Yang, Junfeng

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DBA-VM: Dynamic Bandwidth Allocator for Virtual Machines  

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DBA-VM: Dynamic Bandwidth Allocator for Virtual Machines Ahmed Amamou, Manel Bourguiba, Kamel for Virtual Machines with regard to the established SLAs. The proposed scheme enforces the isolation between the virtual machines through the transmission bandwidth adjustment at the network I/O channel

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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THE DERIVED SERIES AND VIRTUAL BETTI NUMBERS SIDDHARTHA GADGIL  

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THE DERIVED SERIES AND VIRTUAL BETTI NUMBERS SIDDHARTHA GADGIL Abstract. The virtual Betti number conjecture states that any hyperbolic three-manifold has a finite cover with positive first Betti number. We that the virtual Betti number conjecture would follow if it were known that the derived series of the fundamental

Gadgil, Siddhartha

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Computer Games and Virtual Worlds: New Modalities of  

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Institute for Software Research and Center for Computer Games and Virtual Worlds University of California;13 "Gowning" training game, developed at UCI GameLab #12;14 Game-based tele-rehabilitation #12;15 · Virtual, collaborative product/prototype development, and more Game-based virtual worlds and tele-rehabilitation #12

Scacchi, Walt

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Analyzing and Improving MPI Communication Performance in Overcommitted Virtualized Systems  

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Nowadays, it is an important trend in the system domain to use the software-based virtualization technology to build the execution environments (e.g., Clouds) and serve high performance computing (HPC) applications. However, with the extra virtualization ... Keywords: virtualization, cloud, MPI, performance

Zhiyuan Shao; Qiang Wang; Xuejiao Xie; Hai Jin; Ligang He

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A virtual experiment platform for mechanism motion cognitive learning  

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In order to give students a more intuitionistic understanding in mechanism motion system, a virtual experiment platform is designed and developed. First, experimental component models, which contain both visual information and logical information, are ... Keywords: mechanism motion experiment, modelica modeling, virtual experiment, virtual reality

Xiumin Fan; Xi Zhang; Huangchong Cheng; Yanjun Ma; Qichang He

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Virtual reality and hybrid technology for neurorehabilitations  

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Disabilities that follow Cerebrovascular accidents (CVA) and spinal cord injuries (SCI) severely impair motor functions and thereby prevent the affected individuals from full and autonomous participation in daily activities. Several studies have shown ... Keywords: brain neuro-machine interface, cerebrovascular accidents, motor-neuroprosthetics, neuro-robotics, spinal cord injury, virtual reality

Alessandro De Mauro; Aitor Ardanza; Chao Chen; Eduardo Carrasco; David Oyarzun; Diego Torricelli; Shabs Rajasekharan; Josč Luis Pons; Ángel Gil-Agudo; Julián Flórez Esnal

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Two Approaches to Facilitate Virtual Lab Implementation  

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Here two software tools are presented that facilitate virtual lab implementation: Interactive and Rand Model Designer. Interactive is a free Modelica library that's used in combination with the Dymola modeling environment. Rand Model Designer supports Model Vision Language an object-oriented modeling language based on the Unified Modeling Language (UML).

Carla MartĂ­n-Villalba; Alfonso UrquĂ­a; Yuri Senichenkov; Yuri Kolesov

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The `Virtual Hand' of Jihad Terrorism Monitor  

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The `Virtual Hand' of Jihad Terrorism Monitor Terrorism Focus Spotlight on Terror By Vol does Islam per se or "Muslim civilization" really have anything to do with terrorism ­ no more than massacre of 58 tourists http://www.jamestown.org/terrorism/news/article.php?articleid=2369701 (1 of 5) [5

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Building Virtual Worlds: A City Planning Perspective  

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to the internet and the application of internet technologies in private company `intranets.' The obvious result.ingram@cs.nott.ac.uk Computing, networking and virtual reality technologies are gradually approaching the level of maturity where The relentless expansion of computing technology into our workplaces and homes in the past 15­20 years is plain

Bowden, Richard

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Oorange: A Virtual Laboratory for Experimental Mathematics  

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organized as a virtual laboratory, which presents a uni ed user interface integrating all the above- jects Monitor and control: Object inspection; 2D and 3D viewers Running the experiment: Animation objects Recording the experiment: Archiving and scripting Disseminating result: Documentation A hybrid

Polthier, Konrad

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OS Support for Virtualizing Hardware Transactional Memory  

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the problem and abort transactions on a virtualization event. This mechanism is simple, fast, and effec- tive on physical addresses. We propose an extension to LogTM-SE, called LogTM-VSE, that addresses these problems that voluntarily context switches. However, we find that abort- ing a transaction is generally faster than

Wood, David A.

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February 13, 2008 Virtualized Environments for the Harness High Performance Computing Workbench 1/17 Virtualized Environments for the Harness  

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February 13, 2008 Virtualized Environments for the Harness High Performance Computing Workbench 1/17 Virtualized Environments for the Harness High Performance Computing Workbench Björn Könning1,2, Christian Virtualized Environments for the Harness High Performance Computing Workbench 4/17 Harness HPC Workbench

Engelmann, Christian

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Controlled entanglement routing between two virtual pathways  

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We demonstrate controlled entanglement routing between bunching and antibunching path-entangled two-photon states in an unbalanced Mach-Zehnder interferometer (UMZI), in which the routing process is controlled by the relative phase difference in the UMZI. Regarding bunching and antibunching path-entangled two-photon states as two virtual ports, we can consider the UMZI as a controlled entanglement router, which bases on the coherent manipulation of entanglement. Half of the entanglement within the input two-photon state is coherently routed between the two virtual ports, while the other is lost due to the time distinguishability introduced by the UMZI. Pure bunching or antibunching path entangled two-photon states are obtained based on this controlled entanglement router. The results show that we can employ the UMZI as general entanglement router for practical quantum information application.

Qiang Zhou; Shuai Dong; Wei Zhang; Lixing You; Yuhao He; Weijun Zhang; Yidong Huang; Jiangde Peng

2014-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Exploiting Virtualization and Cloud Computing in ATLAS  

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The ATLAS Computing Model was designed around the concept of grid computing; since the start of data-taking, this model has proven very successful in the federated operation of more than one hundred Worldwide LHC Computing Grid (WLCG) sites for offline data distribution, storage, processing and analysis. However, new paradigms in computing, namely virtualization and cloud computing, present improved strategies for managing and provisioning IT resources that could allow ATLAS to more flexibly adapt and scale its storage and processing workloads on varied underlying resources. In particular, ATLAS is developing a "grid-of-clouds" infrastructure in order to utilize WLCG sites that make resources available via a cloud API. This work will present the current status of the Virtualization and Cloud Computing R&D project in ATLAS Distributed Computing. First, strategies for deploying PanDA queues on cloud sites will be discussed, including the introduction of a "cloud factory" for managing cloud VM instances. Nex...

Barreiro Megino, FH; The ATLAS collaboration; De, K; Gable, I; Hendrix, V; Panitkin, S; Paterson, M; De Silva, A; van der Ster, D; Taylor, R; Vitillo, RA; Walker, R

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Detecting insider activity using enhanced directory virtualization.  

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Insider threats often target authentication and access control systems, which are frequently based on directory services. Detecting these threats is challenging, because malicious users with the technical ability to modify these structures often have sufficient knowledge and expertise to conceal unauthorized activity. The use of directory virtualization to monitor various systems across an enterprise can be a valuable tool for detecting insider activity. The addition of a policy engine to directory virtualization services enhances monitoring capabilities by allowing greater flexibility in analyzing changes for malicious intent. The resulting architecture is a system-based approach, where the relationships and dependencies between data sources and directory services are used to detect an insider threat, rather than simply relying on point solutions. This paper presents such an architecture in detail, including a description of implementation results.

Shin, Dongwan (New Mexico Tech, Socorro, NM); Claycomb, William R.

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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3D Spectroscopy and the Virtual Observatory  

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Integral field, or 3D, spectroscopy is the technique of obtaining spectral information over a two-dimensional, hopefully contiguous, field of view. While there is some form of astronomical 3D spectroscopy at all wavelengths, there has been a rapid increase in interest in optical and near-infrared 3D spectroscopy. This has resulted in the deployment of a large variety of integral-field spectrographs on most of the large optical/infrared telescopes. The amount of IFU data available in observatory archives is large and growing rapidly. The complications of treating IFU data as both imaging and spectroscopy make it a special challenge for the virtual observatory. This article describes the various techniques of optical and near-infrared spectroscopy and some of the general needs and issues related to the handling of 3D data by the virtual observatory.

Bryan W. Miller

2007-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Virtual Hydropower Prospector | Open Energy Information  

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Virtual Hydropower Prospector Virtual Hydropower Prospector Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Virtual Hydropower Prospector Agency/Company /Organization: Idaho National Laboratory Sector: Energy Topics: Resource assessment Resource Type: Software/modeling tools User Interface: Website Website: hydropower.inl.gov/prospector/index.shtml Country: United States Cost: Free Northern America Coordinates: 37.09024°, -95.712891° 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":37.09024,"lon":-95.712891,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Virtual and super - virtual refraction method: Application to synthetic data and 2012 of Karangsambung survey data  

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Seismic refraction survey is one of geophysical method useful for imaging earth interior, definitely for imaging near surface. One of the common problems in seismic refraction survey is weak amplitude due to attenuations at far offset. This phenomenon will make it difficult to pick first refraction arrival, hence make it challenging to produce the near surface image. Seismic interferometry is a new technique to manipulate seismic trace for obtaining Green's function from a pair of receiver. One of its uses is for improving first refraction arrival quality at far offset. This research shows that we could estimate physical properties such as seismic velocity and thickness from virtual refraction processing. Also, virtual refraction could enhance the far offset signal amplitude since there is stacking procedure involved in it. Our results show super - virtual refraction processing produces seismic image which has higher signal-to-noise ratio than its raw seismic image. In the end, the numbers of reliable first arrival picks are also increased.

Nugraha, Andri Dian [Global Geophysics Research Group, Faculty of Mining and Petroleum Engineering, Institute of Technology Bandung, Bandung, 40132 (Indonesia)] [Global Geophysics Research Group, Faculty of Mining and Petroleum Engineering, Institute of Technology Bandung, Bandung, 40132 (Indonesia); Adisatrio, Philipus Ronnie [Geophysical Engineering Department, Faculty of Mining and Petroleum Engineering, Institute of Technology Bandung, Jl. Ganesha No. 10 Bandung, 40132 (Indonesia)] [Geophysical Engineering Department, Faculty of Mining and Petroleum Engineering, Institute of Technology Bandung, Jl. Ganesha No. 10 Bandung, 40132 (Indonesia)

2013-09-09T23:59:59.000Z

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T-678: Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor VLAN Packet Processing  

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8: Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor VLAN Packet 8: Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor VLAN Packet Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service T-678: Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor VLAN Packet Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service July 28, 2011 - 3:47pm Addthis PROBLEM: A vulnerability was reported in Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions. PLATFORM: Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization-hypervisor package. ABSTRACT: Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor VLAN Packet Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service. reference LINKS: RHSA-2011:1090-1 SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1025853 CVE-2011-1576 RHBA-2011:1068-1,Hypervisor is based on KVM - Bug Fix Advisory IMPACT ASSESSMENT: Medium Discussion: A flaw was found that allowed napi_reuse_skb() to be called on VLAN

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Best Practices for Engaging Virtual Training | Department of Energy  

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You are here You are here Home » Best Practices for Engaging Virtual Training Best Practices for Engaging Virtual Training Course Title: CCBP-Best Practices for Engaging Virtual Training Date: Online course Time: At your discretion Registration link: Best Practices for Engaging Virtual Training / http://www.trainingindustry.com/webinars/best-practices-for-engaging-virtual-training.aspx Course type: Recorded Webinar Course Location: N/A Course Description: Ensuring that virtual training is engaging and grabs the attention of the audience is crucial to the success of the program. Join us for this TrainingIndustry.com webinar, presented on the Adobe Connect platform, to hear Jacqueline Beck, a Master Trainer for Adobe, share her expertise and tips on best practices for engaging learners in the

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Virtual Power Plant Simulation and Control Scheme Design.  

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?? Virtual Power Plant (VPP) is a concept that aggregate Distributed Energy Resources (DER) together, aims to overcome the capacity limits of single DER and… (more)

Chen, Zhenwei

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Virtual building environments (VBE) - Applying information modeling tobuildings  

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and valuation of Virtual Building Modeling (VBM). CIFE SEEDinformation models Building information modeling (BIM), usedto promote building information modeling as the way to

Bazjanac, Vladimir

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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I/O Performance of Virtualized Cloud Environments  

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Technologies in High Performance Computing. In 2nd IEEEon UnConventional high performance computing workshop plususing virtual high-performance computing: a case study using

Ghoshal, Devarshi

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Virtual Aluminum Castings An Industrial Application of Integrated...  

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Virtual Aluminum Castings An Industrial Application of Integrated Computational Materials Engineering Home Author: J. Allison, M. Li, C. Wolverton, X. Su Year: 2006 Abstract: The...

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Proposed Virtual Center for Excellence for Metal Hydride Development...  

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Virtual Center for Excellence for Metal Hydride Development Presentation from the Hydrogen Storage Pre-Solicitation Meeting held June 19, 2003 in Washington, DC....

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Virtual Center of Excellence for Hydrogen Storage - Chemical...  

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

Engineering and Environmental Laboratory Virtual Center of Excellence for Hydrogen Storage - Chemical Hydrides Pre-Solicitation Presentation James Lake, PhD Associate Laboratory...

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Virtual Worlds: A Performative Perspective on Globally Distributed, Immersive Work  

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Virtual worlds are immersive, simulated, persistent, and dynamic environments that include rich graphical three dimensional spaces, high fidelity audio, motion, viewpoint, and interactivity. Initially dismissed as environments ...

Schultze, Ulrike

139

Perception-Action Loop in the Experience of Virtual Environments  

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the screen, the (white) teapot moves to the right at highclosest object, the (white) teapot is farthest one, and thecylinder, cone, box and teapot) hidden behind virtual walls,

Kim, Seung Wook

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Virtual Oxygen Sensor for Innovative NOx and PM Emission Control...  

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2009 - Poster Session August 3 rd , Hyatt Regency Dearborn Hotel Virtual Oxygen Sensor Innovative NOx and PM Emission Control Technologies J. Seebode, E. Stlting,...

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A Stochastic Reactor Based Virtual Engine Model Employing Detailed...  

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A Stochastic Reactor Based Virtual Engine Model Employing Detailed Chemistry for Kinetic Studies of In-Cylinder Combustion and Exhaust Aftertreatment A Stochastic Reactor Based...

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Implementing virtual reality interfaces for the geosciences  

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For the past few years, a multidisciplinary team of computer and earth scientists at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has been exploring the use of advanced user interfaces, commonly called {open_quotes}Virtual Reality{close_quotes} (VR), coupled with visualization and scientific computing software. Working closely with industry, these efforts have resulted in an environment in which VR technology is coupled with existing visualization and computational tools. VR technology may be thought of as a user interface. It is useful to think of a spectrum, ranging the gamut from command-line interfaces to completely immersive environments. In the former, one uses the keyboard to enter three or six-dimensional parameters. In the latter, three or six-dimensional information is provided by trackers contained either in hand-held devices or attached to the user in some fashion, e.g. attached to a head-mounted display. Rich, extensible and often complex languages are a vehicle whereby the user controls parameters to manipulate object position and location in a virtual world, but the keyboard is the obstacle in that typing is cumbersome, error-prone and typically slow. In the latter, the user can interact with these parameters by means of motor skills which are highly developed. Two specific geoscience application areas will be highlighted. In the first, we have used VR technology to manipulate three-dimensional input parameters, such as the spatial location of injection or production wells in a reservoir simulator. In the second, we demonstrate how VR technology has been used to manipulate visualization tools, such as a tool for computing streamlines via manipulation of a {open_quotes}rake.{close_quotes} The rake is presented to the user in the form of a {open_quotes}virtual well{close_quotes} icon, and provides parameters used by the streamlines algorithm.

Bethel, W.; Jacobsen, J. [Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, CA (United States); Austin, A.; Lederer, M. [BP Exploration, Houston, TX (United States); Little, T. [Landmark Graphics Corp., Houston, TX (United States)

1996-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Validating agent based models through virtual worlds.  

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As the US continues its vigilance against distributed, embedded threats, understanding the political and social structure of these groups becomes paramount for predicting and dis- rupting their attacks. Agent-based models (ABMs) serve as a powerful tool to study these groups. While the popularity of social network tools (e.g., Facebook, Twitter) has provided extensive communication data, there is a lack of ne-grained behavioral data with which to inform and validate existing ABMs. Virtual worlds, in particular massively multiplayer online games (MMOG), where large numbers of people interact within a complex environ- ment for long periods of time provide an alternative source of data. These environments provide a rich social environment where players engage in a variety of activities observed between real-world groups: collaborating and/or competing with other groups, conducting battles for scarce resources, and trading in a market economy. Strategies employed by player groups surprisingly re ect those seen in present-day con icts, where players use diplomacy or espionage as their means for accomplishing their goals. In this project, we propose to address the need for ne-grained behavioral data by acquiring and analyzing game data a commercial MMOG, referred to within this report as Game X. The goals of this research were: (1) devising toolsets for analyzing virtual world data to better inform the rules that govern a social ABM and (2) exploring how virtual worlds could serve as a source of data to validate ABMs established for analogous real-world phenomena. During this research, we studied certain patterns of group behavior to compliment social modeling e orts where a signi cant lack of detailed examples of observed phenomena exists. This report outlines our work examining group behaviors that underly what we have termed the Expression-To-Action (E2A) problem: determining the changes in social contact that lead individuals/groups to engage in a particular behavior. Results from our work indicate that virtual worlds have the potential for serving as a proxy in allocating and populating behaviors that would be used within further agent-based modeling studies.

Lakkaraju, Kiran; Whetzel, Jonathan H.; Lee, Jina [Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, CA] [Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, CA; Bier, Asmeret Brooke; Cardona-Rivera, Rogelio E. [North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC] [North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC; Bernstein, Jeremy Ray Rhythm [Gaikai, Inc., Aliso Viejo, CA] [Gaikai, Inc., Aliso Viejo, CA

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Deeply Virtual Compton Scattering off the neutron  

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The present experiment exploits the interference between the Deeply Virtual Compton Scattering (DVCS) and the Bethe-Heitler processes to extract the imaginary part of DVCS amplitudes on the neutron and on the deuteron from the helicity-dependent D$({\\vec e},e'\\gamma)X$ cross section measured at $Q^2$=1.9 GeV$^2$ and $x_B$=0.36. We extract a linear combination of generalized parton distributions (GPDs) particularly sensitive to $E_q$, the least constrained GPD. A model dependent constraint on the contribution of the up and down quarks to the nucleon spin is deduced.

M. Mazouz; A. Camsonne; C. Muńoz Camacho; for the Jefferson Lab Hall A collaboration

2007-09-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Electromagnetic wormholes and virtual magnetic monopoles  

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We describe new configurations of electromagnetic (EM) material parameters, the electric permittivity $\\epsilon$ and magnetic permeability $\\mu$, that allow one to construct from metamaterials objects that function as invisible tunnels. These allow EM wave propagation between two points, but the tunnels and the regions they enclose are not detectable to EM observations. Such devices function as wormholes with respect to Maxwell's equations and effectively change the topology of space vis-a-vis EM wave propagation. We suggest several applications, including devices behaving as virtual magnetic monopoles.

Allan Greenleaf; Yaroslav Kurylev; Matti Lassas; Gunther Uhlmann

2007-03-20T23:59:59.000Z

146

Virtual doctor's office telemedicine delivery system  

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Approved a s and nte t by: Charles S. L a Chair of Committee) Hsin-I Wu (Member) Jon F. Hunter (Member) William J. Hy n (Head of Department) December 2002 Major Subject: Biomedical Engineering ABSTRACT Virtual Doctor's Office Telemedicine... the course of my education at Texas AItM University. He has been a source of constant encouragement and guidance during my stay at the university. I would also like to acknowledge the help extended by Dr. don F. Hunter in obtaining the test data...

Sainath, Paavana

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy efficient mapping of virtualEnergy efficient mapping of virtual machinesmachines  

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for energy savings in cloud 2 Violaine Villebonnet GreenDays@Lille 28th November 2013 Problematic algorithms that best fit with reality Energy efficient mapping of virtual machines Violaine Villebonnet Green Conditioning Reduce the energy consumption of the whole datacenter Violaine Villebonnet GreenDays@Lille 28th

Lefèvre, Laurent

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Virtual Divestitures, Will They Make A Difference?: Cournot Competition, Options Markets and Efficiency  

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of such a divestiture of Virtual Power Plants (VPPs), andand physical Virtual Power Plants. The second goal (sectionFabra (2004). Virtual Power Plants In this new philosophy of

Willems, Bert

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

149

Virtual Reviewers for Collaborative Exploration of Movie Reviews  

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items well. Collaborative information exploration virtualizes this process by using rating data. We haveVirtual Reviewers for Collaborative Exploration of Movie Reviews Junichi Tatemura Institute tatemura@iis.u-tokyo.ac.jp ABSTRACT We propose a collaborative exploration system that helps users

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Exploring Humanoid Robots Locomotion Capabilities in Virtual Disaster Response Scenarios  

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since the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident that followed the 2011 Great East JapanExploring Humanoid Robots Locomotion Capabilities in Virtual Disaster Response Scenarios Karim-like motor skills to be achieved. We use virtual scenes under the fully- 3D-modeled-environment assumption

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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The role of socialization in Knowledge management in virtual teams  

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The literature shows that new Knowledge creation methods underline the importance of team networks as a pillar of Knowledge creation in modern Organizations. Sharing tacit Knowledge is one of the difficulties of virtual teams (VTs). This is due to knowledge ... Keywords: cultural facilitator factors, knowledge management, learning socialization content, socialization tactics, virtual teams

Artemis Akhgar; Aryan Gholipour

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Collaborative learning in multi-user virtual environments  

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Multi-user virtual environments (MUVEs) have captured the attention and interest of educators as remote collaborative learning environments due to their immersion, interaction and communication capabilities. However, productive learning interactions ... Keywords: 3D virtual worlds, Collaborative learning techniques and platforms, Collaborative workflows and applications, Collaborative workspaces and applications

María Blanca Ibáńez; José J. García Rueda; David Maroto; Carlos Delgado Kloos

2013-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SMART CAMERA NETWORKS IN VIRTUAL REALITY Faisal Qureshi  

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(right). (The yel- low rectangles indicate pedestrian portals.) An example camera net- work-animating virtual pedestrians (Fig. 1). Figure 1: Plan view of the (roofless) virtual Penn Station envi- ronment simulated video surveillance cameras 1, 7, and 8 (from [1]). Once a pedestrian of interest is selected

Qureshi, Faisal Z.

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Virtual Vision and Smart Camera Networks Faisal Qureshi  

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shopping arcade (right). (The yellow rectangles indicate station pedestrian portals.) An example camera-animating virtual pedestrians. The readily re- configurable virtual cameras generate synthetic video feeds to collaborate in performing various visual surveillance tasks, such as closely monitoring a pedestrian as (s

Toronto, University of

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Towards an Algebraic Speci cation of the Java Virtual Machine  

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Towards an Algebraic Speci cation of the Java Virtual Machine K Stephenson Department of Computer of the architecture of an abstract and simpli ed version of the Java Virtual Machine JVM. This concentration on the implementation-independent features of the machine allows us to build a clean and easily comprehensible model

Grant, P. W.

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this version: May 13, 2011 A semantic virtual machine  

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this version: May 13, 2011 A semantic virtual machine Arnold Neumaier Peter Schodl Fakult¨at f://www.mat.univie.ac.at/neum/FMathL Abstract A semantic virtual machine (SVM) is a variant of a programable register machine that combines the transparency and simplicity of the action of a Turing machine with a clearly arranged assembler

Neumaier, Arnold

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Towards an Algebraic Specification of the Java Virtual Machine  

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Towards an Algebraic Specification of the Java Virtual Machine K Stephenson Department of Computer of the architecture of an abstract and simplified version of the Java Virtual Machine (JVM). This concentration on the implementation­independent features of the machine allows us to build a clean and easily comprehensible model

Grant, P. W.

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Supporting Decentralized, Security focused Dynamic Virtual Organizations across the Grid  

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Supporting Decentralized, Security focused Dynamic Virtual Organizations across the Grid R and subsequently manage secure virtual organisations (VO) is one of the key challenges facing the Grid community in the education domain. We believe that this federated VO security model for fine grained access to Grid services

Kent, University of

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A modeling framework for agile and interoperable virtual enterprises  

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The virtual enterprise (VE), in general collaborations among business partners in value chains, has become a prime candidate model for competitiveness under the increasingly turbulent business environment. In order to quickly respond to the rapidly changing ... Keywords: Enterprise architecture, Enterprise engineering, Meta-modeling, Modeling framework, Virtual enterprise

Tae-Young Kim; Sunjae Lee; Kwangsoo Kim; Cheol-Han Kim

2006-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Virtual Engineering in Industry www.iit.tu-Berlin.de  

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Virtual Engineering in Industry E-Bike www.iit.tu-Berlin.de in coorporation with Audi E-Bike Please.: +49 (0) 30 / 3 90 06-111 Realistic product development The lecture course Virtual Engineering high motivation, creativity, ability to work in a team working in small groups with different roles

Berlin,Technische Universität

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LEGITIMATE BY DESIGN: TOWARDS TRUSTED VIRTUAL COMMUNITY ENVIRONMENTS  

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over the next decade. Virtual community. A virtual community (VC) is a self-sustaining group, with persisting social practices, acting in a common computer-mediated space. Groups are self-sustaining when and go. A community is also a form of self-sustaining group interaction that endures. The formation

Whitworth, Brian

162

Surface Light Field Rendering for Virtual Product Design  

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of existing or virtual objects left: photograph, right: SLF Wood et al. 2000 real and virtual objects Chen et ­ Fixed geometry ( ) ( ) ( ) ( )( ) i iSLF x,v x,l,v L x,l n x l dl = material incoming light orientation #12;Test Setup Leather BTF yellowish area light source mirror car seat #12;SLF Computation · About

Behnke, Sven

163

P2P grid technology for virtual classrooms and laboratories  

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Computing technologies can play important role in Virtual Classrooms and Laboratories (VCL) and e-learning settings. In these systems, the underlying computing platforms enable large number of students across the globe to collaborate and interact with ... Keywords: P2P grid, cloud computing, distributed network computing, grid computing, virtual classrooms

Hassan Rajaei; Nada Hakami

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

164

Small Group Collaboration and Presence in a Virtual Environment  

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Small Group Collaboration and Presence in a Virtual Environment J Casanueva E Blake Collaborative, South Africa. jcasanue,edwin @cs.uct.ac.za Abstract Presence in Collaborative Virtual Environments (CVEs as the other participants, and that one is collaborating with real people. In this paper we describe

Blake, Edwin

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Methods and systems relating to an augmented virtuality environment  

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Systems and methods relating to an augmented virtuality system are disclosed. A method of operating an augmented virtuality system may comprise displaying imagery of a real-world environment in an operating picture. The method may further include displaying a plurality of virtual icons in the operating picture representing at least some assets of a plurality of assets positioned in the real-world environment. Additionally, the method may include displaying at least one virtual item in the operating picture representing data sensed by one or more of the assets of the plurality of assets and remotely controlling at least one asset of the plurality of assets by interacting with a virtual icon associated with the at least one asset.

Nielsen, Curtis W; Anderson, Matthew O; McKay, Mark D; Wadsworth, Derek C; Boyce, Jodie R; Hruska, Ryan C; Koudelka, John A; Whetten, Jonathan; Bruemmer, David J

2014-05-20T23:59:59.000Z

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An object-oriented extension for debugging the virtual machine  

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A computer is nothing more then a virtual machine programmed by source code to perform a task. The program`s source code expresses abstract constructs which are compiled into some lower level target language. When a virtual machine breaks, it can be very difficult to debug because typical debuggers provide only low-level target implementation information to the software engineer. We believe that the debugging task can be simplified by introducing aspects of the abstract design and data into the source code. We introduce OODIE, an object-oriented extension to programming languages that allows programmers to specify a virtual environment by describing the meaning of the design and data of a virtual machine. This specification is translated into symbolic information such that an augmented debugger can present engineers with a programmable debugging environment specifically tailored for the virtual machine that is to be debugged.

Pizzi, R.G. Jr. [California Univ., Davis, CA (United States)

1994-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - augmented virtual experiences Sample Search...  

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for: augmented virtual experiences Page: << < 1 2 3 4 5 > >> 1 Outdoor Virtual Reality Bruce H. Thomas and Wayne Piekarski Summary: This paper presents our novel concept Outdoor...

168

LANL/PNNL Virtual Center for Chemical Hydrides and New Concepts...  

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LANLPNNL Virtual Center for Chemical Hydrides and New Concepts for Hydrogen Storage LANLPNNL Virtual Center for Chemical Hydrides and New Concepts for Hydrogen Storage...

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Towards a system of estates in virtual property  

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Virtual worlds such as Second Life have received a lot of press in the USA recently. As individuals and businesses participate in these virtual worlds, questions arise regarding the application of existing laws to their virtual world transactions. Many questions have arisen regarding the property rights of participants in virtual worlds, and a Second Life member recently sued Linden Research, the company that developed Second Life, alleging that Second Life converted his virtual property. The questions regarding the legal nature of virtual world assets tend to mirror the questions regarding intangible rights generally, as courts have tended to struggle over whether these rights are property rights or contract rights. In this paper, I propose that the principle of numerus clausus be applied to virtual property, so that courts faced with disputes over such assets will have mandatory property forms to which to resort. Such an approach would limit the ability of vendors of such rights to customise them through their contracts, which are commonly embodied in electronically presented standard forms.

Juliet M. Moringiello

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

170

Daonity – Grid security from two levels of virtualization  

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The service oriented architecture of grid computing has been thoughtfully engineered to achieve a service level virtualization: not only should a grid be a virtual machine (also known as a virtual organization, VO) of unbounded computational power and storage capacity, but also should the virtual machine be serviceable in all circumstances independent from serviceability of any of its component. At present, a grid VO as a result of service level virtualization only is more or less confined to participants from scientific computing communities, i.e., can have a limited scale. It is widely agreed that for a grid to pool resources of truly unbounded scale, commercial enterprises and in particular server-abundant financial institutions, should also “go for the grid,” i.e., open up their servers for being used by grid VO constructions. We believed that it is today's inadequate strength of the grid security practice that is the major hurdle to prevent commercial organizations from serving and participating the grid. This article presents the work of Daonity which is our attempt to strengthening grid security. We identify that a security service which we name behavior conformity be desirable for grid computing. Behavior conformity for grid computing is an assurance that ad hoc related principals (users, platforms or instruments) forming a grid VO must each act in conformity with the rules for the VO constitution. We apply trusted computing technologies to achieve two levels of virtualization: resource virtualization and platform virtualization. The former is about behavior conformity in a grid VO and the latter, that in an operating system. With these two levels of virtualization working together it is possible to build a grid of truly unbounded scale by VO including servers from commercial organizations.

Haibo Chen; Jieyun Chen; Wenbo Mao; Fei Yan

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

171

VONEX: A Novel Approach to Establishing Open Virtual Money Exchange Regime  

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VONEX: A Novel Approach to Establishing Open Virtual Money Exchange Regime Angelina Chow Department Establishing an open virtual money exchange regime is a novel idea but rarely discussed. This paper provides a pioneer research on virtual money exchange (VONEX) approach, aiming to facilitate the exchange of virtual

Guo, Jingzhi

172

Bilateral Teleoperation of Wheeled Mobile Robot with Time Delay using Virtual Image Robot  

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Bilateral Teleoperation of Wheeled Mobile Robot with Time Delay using Virtual Image Robot Yasunori of wheeled mobile robot with time delay using the virtual image robot. In this paper, we introduce the virtual image robot as a master robot. The human operator commands the virtual image robot, the slave

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Visualization of folding in marble outcrops, Connemara, western Ireland: An application of virtual outcrop technology  

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...to have remote access (via intranet or Internet) to course content...Benefits of Virtual Outcrop Technology Virtual outcrops offer students...shows how virtual outcrop technology could provide good structural...possible from virtual outcrop technology. During the project, the...

174

Categorisation of data management solutions for heterogeneous data in collaborative virtual engineering  

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Computer based virtual development is the basis of product engineering, called virtual engineering. The increasing demand of virtual engineering solutions for new domains and companies leads to a huge width of approaches in this area. To enhance the ... Keywords: PDM, PLM, collaboration, data management, exchange, integration, virtual engineering

Stephan Vornholt; Ingolf Geist; Yuexiao Li

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

175

NETL: Gasification Systems - Advanced Virtual Energy Simulation Training  

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Advanced Virtual Energy Simulation Training And Research (AVESTAR(tm)) Facility Advanced Virtual Energy Simulation Training And Research (AVESTAR(tm)) Facility Project No: Adv Gas-FY131415 Task 6 Developed as a part of NETL's initiative to advance new clean coal technology, the Advanced Virtual Energy Simulation Training And Research (AVESTARTM) Center is focused on training engineers and energy plant operators in the efficient, productive, and safe operation of highly efficient power generation systems that also protect the environment. Comprehensive dynamic simulator-based instruction better prepares operators and engineers to manage advanced energy plants according to economic constraints while minimizing or avoiding the impact of any potentially harmful, wasteful, or inefficient events. Advanced Virtual Energy Simulation Training and Research Center - AVESTAR

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Building Energy Software Tools Directory: IES Virtual Environment  

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IES Virtual Environment IES Virtual Environment IES Virtual Environment Logo The IES Virtual Environment (IESVE) is a powerful, in-depth suite of building performance analysis tools. It allows the design and operation of comfortable buildings that consume significantly less energy. Whether working on a new build or renovation project, the VE allows designers to test different options, identify best passive solutions, compare low-carbon & renewable technologies, and draw conclusions on energy use, CO2 emissions, occupant comfort, and much more. There are various tools in the suite; each designed to provide sustainable analysis at levels suitable for different design team members and design stages. All utilise our Apache dynamic thermal simulation engine, and an integrated central data model, which has direct links to SketchUp™,

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Virtual Reality as a Support Tool for Ergonomic Style Convergence  

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Virtual Reality as a Support Tool for Ergonomic ­ Style Convergence Multidisciplinary Interaction and this paper presents a case study: the design of a support tool for ergonomic-style convergence. Categories

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Power in Collaboration: National Energy Literacy Virtual Meet-Up  

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The webinar will be a dynamic virtual conversation of ongoing efforts from across the country in utilizing the Department of Energy's Energy Literacy Framework to address one of our nation's...

179

Knowledge integration in virtual teams: the potential role of KMS  

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Virtual teams are becoming a preferred mechanism for harnessing, integrating, and applying knowledge that is distributed across organizations and in pockets of collaborative networks. In this article we recognize that knowledge application, among the ...

Maryam Alavi; Amrit Tiwana

2002-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

180

Introduction to the Virtual Issue of Energy & Fuels on Biofuels  

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Introduction to the Virtual Issue of Energy & Fuels on Biofuels ... A general modeling framework conceived to drive the decision-making process for the strategic design of biofuel supply networks is presented. ...

Robert S. Weber

2010-11-11T23:59:59.000Z

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BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair: Environmental benefit of Bioenergy  

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This infographic was created by students from Sun Valley High School in Aston, PA, as part of the U.S. Department of Energy-BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair.

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BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair: Bioenergy Careers  

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This infographic was created by students from Sun Valley High School in Aston, PA, as part of the U.S. Department of Energy-BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair.

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BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair: Microbiology and Bioenergy  

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This infographic was created by students from Toledo High School in Toledo, OR, as part of the U.S. Department of Energy-BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair.

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BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair: History of Biomass  

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This infographic was created by students from Daniel Boone Area High School in Birdsboro, PA, as part of the U.S. Department of Energy-BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair.

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BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair: Environmental Impacts  

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This infographic was created by students from Sun Valley High School in Aston, PA, as part of the U.S. Department of Energy-BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair.

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BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair: Bioenegy Benefits Environmental Forestry  

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This infographic was created by students from Sun Valley High School in Aston, PA, as part of the U.S. Department of Energy-BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair.

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BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair: Biomass History A timeline  

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This infographic was created by students from Sun Valley High School in Aston, PA, as part of the U.S. Department of Energy-BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair.

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BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair: History of Bioenergy  

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

This infographic was created by students from Sun Valley High School in Aston, PA, as part of the U.S. Department of Energy-BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair.

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BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair: Environmental Impacts of Bioenergy  

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

This infographic was created by students from Sun Valley High School in Aston, PA, as part of the U.S. Department of Energy-BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair.

190

Promoting Sustainability Awareness through Energy Engaged Virtual Communities of Construction  

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Promoting Sustainability Awareness through Energy Engaged Virtual Communities of Construction to demolition. Sustainability knowledge is #12;Promoting Sustainability Awareness through Energy EngagedH@cf.ac.uk Abstract. Sustainability requires the engagement of every single constituent of the "building" product

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Populating reconstructed archaeological sites with autonomous virtual humans  

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Significant multidisciplinary efforts combining archaeology and computer science have yielded virtual reconstructions of archaeological sites for visualization. Yet comparatively little attention has been paid to the difficult problem of populating these ...

Wei Shao; Demetri Terzopoulos

2006-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

192

The (human) science of medical virtual learning environments  

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...federal grant from the Department of the Navy's Office of Naval Research, the Pulse!! Virtual Learning...populations (p. 343). Simulation design must become a science, a human-centred science, driven by the publication of good, peer-reviewed...

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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VIMS2002 International Symposium on Virtual and Intelligent Measurement Systems  

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VIMS2002 International Symposium on Virtual and Intelligent Measurement Systems Mt. Alyeska Resort be used to propagate the uncertainty. Smith et al. [14] have developed the equations for a propagation

Payeur, Pierre

194

Technology adaptation and boundary management in bona fide virtual groups.  

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In this research project composed of multiple case studies, I focused on how bona fide virtual groups appropriated multiple media to facilitate group boundary construction and boundary management, which are preconditions of group identity formation...

Zhang, Huiyan

2006-04-12T23:59:59.000Z

195

Context-based Distributed Regression in Virtual Organizations  

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, Ireland {yan.xing, michael.madden, jim.duggan, gerard.lyons}@nuigalway.ie Abstract. The characteristics of Internet and Intranet, there are virtual organizations in different domains such as a loosely coupled

Madden, Michael

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Virtual cathode microwave generator having annular anode slit  

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A microwave generator is provided for generating microwaves substantially from virtual cathode oscillation. Electrons are emitted from a cathode and accelerated to an anode which is spaced apart from the cathode. The anode has an annular slit therethrough effective to form the virtual cathode. The anode is at least one range thickness relative to electrons reflecting from the virtual cathode. A magnet is provided to produce an optimum magnetic field having the field strength effective to form an annular beam from the emitted electrons in substantial alignment with the annular anode slit. The magnetic field, however, does permit the reflected electrons to axially diverge from the annular beam. The reflected electrons are absorbed by the anode in returning to the real cathode, such that substantially no reflexing electrons occur. The resulting microwaves are produced with a single dominant mode and are substantially monochromatic relative to conventional virtual cathode microwave generators.

Kwan, Thomas J. T. (Los Alamos, NM); Snell, Charles M. (Los Alamos, NM)

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Virtual Reality-Based Simulation of Endoscopic Surgery  

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Virtual reality (VR)-based surgical simulator systems offer a very elegant approach to enriching and enhancing traditional training in endoscopic surgery. However, while a number of VR simulator systems have been proposed and realized in the past few ...

G. Székely; Ch. Brechbühler; J. Dual; R. Enzler; J. Hug; R. Hutter; N. Ironmonger; M. Kauer; V. Meier; P. Niederer; A. Rhomberg; P. Schmid; G. Schweitzer; M. Thaler; V. Vuskovic; G. Tröster; U. Haller; M. Bajka

2000-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

198

Hadley Cell Dynamics in a Virtually Dry Snowball Earth Atmosphere  

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The Hadley cell of a virtually dry snowball Earth atmosphere under equinox insolation is studied in a comprehensive atmospheric general circulation model. In contrast to the Hadley cell of modern Earth, momentum transport by dry convection, which ...

Aiko Voigt; Isaac M. Held; Jochem Marotzke

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Software Enabled Virtually Variable Displacement Pumps -Theoretical and Experimental Studies  

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Software Enabled Virtually Variable Displacement Pumps - Theoretical and Experimental Studies the functional equivalent of a variable displacement pump. This approach combines a fixed displacement pump valve control, without many of the shortcomings of commercially available variable displacement pumps

Li, Perry Y.

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The Large Hadron Collider - At Discover's Horizon | Virtual LHC...  

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Virtual LHC Lectures These past lectures might give you a better idea of how to plan your upcoming LHC presentation. After you give your lecture, if a video of your presentation or...

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Experiments at The Virtual National Laboratory for Heavy Ion Fusion  

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Heavy Ion Beam Driven Fusion Reactor Study", KfK 3840,between the reactor chamber wall and the fusion target. Thereactor chambers. INTRODUCTION The USA Virtual National Laboratory for Heavy Ion Fusion

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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U.S.-U.K. Collaboration on Virtual Plant Simulation  

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U.S.-U.K. Collaboration on U.S.-U.K. Collaboration on Virtual Plant Simulation Background Under the auspices of the U.S.-U.K. Memorandum of Understanding and Implementing Agreement for Fossil Energy Research and Technology Development, the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) participated in a three-year collaboration on virtual plant simulation with a project team supported by the Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform in

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Virtual environmental applications for buried waste characterization technology evaluation report  

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The project, Virtual Environment Applications for Buried Waste Characterization, was initiated in the Buried Waste Integrated Demonstration Program in fiscal year 1994. This project is a research and development effort that supports the remediation of buried waste by identifying and examining the issues, needs, and feasibility of creating virtual environments using available characterization and other data. This document describes the progress and results from this project during the past year.

NONE

1995-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Generation IV Nuclear Energy Systems Construction Cost Reductions through the Use of Virtual Environments - Task 5 Report: Generation IV Reactor Virtual Mockup Proof-of-Principle Study  

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Task 5 report is part of a 3 year DOE NERI-sponsored effort evaluating immersive virtual reality (CAVE) technology for design review, construction planning, and maintenance planning and training for next generation nuclear power plants. Program covers development of full-scale virtual mockups generated from 3D CAD data presented in a CAVE visualization facility. Created a virtual mockup of PBMR reactor cavity and discussed applications of virtual mockup technology to improve Gen IV design review, construction planning, and maintenance planning.

Timothy Shaw; Anthony Baratta; Vaughn Whisker

2005-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Serious Games & Virtual Environments for Educational and Entertainment Speaker: Dr Daniela M Romano, 3D Graphics and Virtual Reality Group, Computer Science, University  

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be sustained while experiencing them. In this presentation serious games and virtual environments applicationSerious Games & Virtual Environments for Educational and Entertainment Speaker: Dr Daniela M Romano learning to ensure that the learning is integrated within `gameplay'. Virtual Environments are 3D graphical

Romano, Daniela

206

Virtual Simulation of Vision 21 Energy Plants  

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The Vision 21 Energy plants will be designed by combining several individual power, chemical, and fuel-conversion technologies. These independently developed technologies or technology modules can be interchanged and combined to form the complete Vision 21 plant that achieves the needed level of efficiency and environmental performance at affordable costs. The knowledge about each technology module must be captured in computer models so that the models can be linked together to simulate the entire Vision 21 power plant in a Virtual Simulation environment. Eventually the Virtual Simulation will find application in conceptual design, final design, plant operation and control, and operator training. In this project we take the first step towards developing such a Vision 21 Simulator. There are two main knowledge domains of a plant--the process domain (what is in the pipes), and the physical domain (the pipes and equipment that make up the plant). Over the past few decades, commercial software tools have been developed for each of these functions. However, there are three main problems that inhibit the design and operation of power plants: (1) Many of these tools, largely developed for chemicals and refining, have not been widely adopted in the power industry. (2) Tools are not integrated across functions. For example, the knowledge represented by computational fluid dynamics (CFD) models of equipment is not used in process-level simulations. (3) No tool exists for readily integrating the design and behavioral knowledge about components. These problems must be overcome to develop the Vision 21 Simulator. In this project our major objective is to achieve a seamless integration of equipment-level and process-level models and apply the integrated software to power plant simulations. Specifically we are developing user-friendly tools for linking process models (Aspen Plus) with detailed equipment models (FLUENT CFD and other proprietary models). Such integration will ensure that consistent and complete knowledge about the process is used for design and optimization. The technical objectives of the current project are the following: Develop a software integration tool called the V21-Controller to mediate the information exchange between FLUENT, other detailed equipment models, and Aspen Plus. Define and publish software interfaces so that software and equipment vendors may integrate their computer models into the software developed in this project. Demonstrate the application of the integrated software with two power plant simulations, one for a conventional steam plant and another for an advanced power cycle. The project was started in October 2000. Highlights of the accomplishments during the first year of the project are the following: Formed a multi-disciplinary project team consisting of chemical and mechanical engineers; computer scientists; CFD, process simulation, and plant design software developers; and power plant designers. Developed a prototype of CFD and process model integration: a stirred tank reactor model based on FLUENT was inserted into a flow sheet model based on Aspen Plus. The prototype was used to show the effect of shaft speed (a parameter in the CFD model) on the product yield and purity (results of process simulation). This demonstrated the optimization of an equipment item in the context of the entire plant rather than in isolation. Conducted a user survey and wrote the User Requirements, Software Requirements and Software Design documents for the V21-Controller. Adopted CAPE-OPEN standard interfaces for communications between equipment and process models. Developed a preliminary version of the V21-Controller based on CAPE-OPEN interfaces. Selected one unit of an existing conventional steam plant (Richmond Power & Light) as the first demonstration case and developed an Aspen Plus model of the steam-side of the unit. A model for the gas-side of the unit, based on ALSTOM's proprietary model INDVU, was integrated with the Aspen Plus model. An industrial Advisory Board was formed to guide the software deve

Syamlal, Madhava; Felix, Paul E.; Osawe, Maxwell O. (Fluent Inc.); Fiveland, Woodrow A.; Sloan, David G. (ALSTOM Power); Zitney, Stephen E. (Aspen Technology, Inc.); Joop, Frank (Intergraph Corporation); Cleetus, Joseph; Lapshin, Igor B. (Concurrent Engineering Research Center, West Virginia University)

2001-11-06T23:59:59.000Z

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Virtual university-oriented cooperative mobile agent middleware  

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The autonomy, cooperativity, intelligence and mobility of mobile agents make them overcome the weakness of the traditional distributed computation mode of C/S and B/S, and bring new innovative solutions to the collaborative teaching, collaborative learning and collaborative management in virtual universities. However, nowadays most of the research in mobile agent technology in terms of the Virtual University is mostly focused on a certain application for some particular users. As a result, these researches do not provide an effective control mechanism for the universal management of multiapplication agents that work for the multiusers with multicharacters. This has prevented the implementation and promulgation of agent technology in virtual universities. As far as such insufficiency is concerned, this paper demonstrates its own solution. In this paper, a Virtual University-Oriented cooperative Mobile Agent Middleware (VUMAM) and a Virtual University framework based on VUMAM are designed. In addition, the paper discusses the assignment of agent characters and function, agent naming, the control mechanism of cooperative agents and the extendability of VUMAM.

Wenqing Peng; Yuanming Luo

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Unlocking Customer Value: The Virtual Power Plant | Department of Energy  

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Unlocking Customer Value: The Virtual Power Plant Unlocking Customer Value: The Virtual Power Plant Unlocking Customer Value: The Virtual Power Plant The utility world has changed drastically in the last 10 years. New technologies like Smart Meters and fully functional Smart Grid concepts have made large inroads into the utility space and no one should want to be left behind. Utilities also face additional pressures from regulatory bodies who are continuing to encourage carbon reduction and greater customer flexibility. Utilities need to balance these new requirements with the financial obligations of providing reliable power (at a reasonable price) while attempting to meet shareholder expectations. Each of these goals are not necessarily complimentary, thus utilities need to determine how to address each one.

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Virtual Reading Room prior to 2000 | National Nuclear Security  

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prior to 2000 | National Nuclear Security prior to 2000 | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Virtual Reading Room prior to 2000 Home > About Us > Our Operations > NNSA Office of General Counsel > Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) > Virtual Reading Room prior to 2000 Virtual Reading Room prior to 2000 Printer-friendly version Printer-friendly version

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Unlocking Customer Value: The Virtual Power Plant | Department of Energy  

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Unlocking Customer Value: The Virtual Power Plant Unlocking Customer Value: The Virtual Power Plant Unlocking Customer Value: The Virtual Power Plant The utility world has changed drastically in the last 10 years. New technologies like Smart Meters and fully functional Smart Grid concepts have made large inroads into the utility space and no one should want to be left behind. Utilities also face additional pressures from regulatory bodies who are continuing to encourage carbon reduction and greater customer flexibility. Utilities need to balance these new requirements with the financial obligations of providing reliable power (at a reasonable price) while attempting to meet shareholder expectations. Each of these goals are not necessarily complimentary, thus utilities need to determine how to address each one.

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Los Alamos' New Virtualized Data Center Saves Energy and Cash |  

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Alamos' New Virtualized Data Center Saves Energy and Cash Alamos' New Virtualized Data Center Saves Energy and Cash Los Alamos' New Virtualized Data Center Saves Energy and Cash March 7, 2011 - 3:15pm Addthis It takes 8,900 kilowatt hours to provide electricity to one U.S. house for a year. With the energy saved annually through Infrastructure on Demand, LANL can power 216 homes. | Photo Courtesy of LANL It takes 8,900 kilowatt hours to provide electricity to one U.S. house for a year. With the energy saved annually through Infrastructure on Demand, LANL can power 216 homes. | Photo Courtesy of LANL Sarah LaMonaca Communications Specialist, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy What are the key facts? Data centers are responsible for nearly 2% of U.S. electricity consumption -- a price tag of $4.5 billion.

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Virtual Library on Genetics from Oak Ridge National Laboratory  

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The World Wide Web (WWW) Virtual Library is a collaborative effort to provide topic indices that break down into many subtopics guiding users to vast resources of information around the world. ORNL hosts the Virtual Library on Genetics as part of the WWWVL's Biosciences topic area. The VL on Genetics is also a collection of links to information resources that supported the DOE Human Genome Project. That project has now evolved into Genomics: GTL. GTL is DOE's next step in genomics--builds on data and resources from the Human Genome Project, the Microbial Genome Program, and systems biology. GTL will accelerate understanding of dynamic living systems for solutions to DOE mission challenges in energy and the environment. The section of the Virtual Library on Genetics that is titled Organisms guides users to genetic information resources and gene sequences for animals, insects, microbes, and plant life.

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Virtual Reading Room after to 2000 | National Nuclear Security  

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after to 2000 | National Nuclear Security after to 2000 | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Virtual Reading Room after to 2000 Home > About Us > Our Operations > NNSA Office of General Counsel > Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) > Virtual Reading Room after to 2000 Virtual Reading Room after to 2000 Printer-friendly version Printer-friendly version

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Automatic Testing Tool for OSCAR Using System-level Virtualization  

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To ensure quality, software development has to include testing mechanisms. OSCAR today supports several Linux distributions and several architectures. In such a context, the release cycle suffers of a important overhead created by the testing and stabilization phase. To address this issue, an approach is to implement a tool for automatic testing. This paper presents such a tool which is based on the OSCAR command line interface. This tool, based on system-level virtualization techniques, creates a virtual cluster to perform the test. This approach has the benefit of not corrupting the system of the physical machine and guarantee that the environment used for testing has not been corrupted before testing.

Vallee, Geoffroy R [ORNL; Naughton, III, Thomas J [ORNL; Bland, Wesley B [ORNL; Scott, Stephen L [ORNL

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

215

High-Efficiency, Magnetized, Virtual-Cathode Microwave Generator  

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Microwave generation by electron beams in virtual-cathode configurations can achieve significant power levels. However, most designs inherently have two competing mechanisms generating microwaves: the oscillating virtual cathode and the reflexing electrons. These mechanisms interfere destructively with each other. This paper reports investigation of a novel idea of using an external axial magnetic field and a thick anode with an appropriate collimating slot to extract the electron beam and to suppress the reflexing electrons. It was found that high-power, narrow-band, monochromatic microwaves could be generated with efficiency of 10% to 20%.

Thomas J. T. Kwan

1986-10-13T23:59:59.000Z

216

An Integrated Approach to Automatic Management of Virtualized Resources in Cloud Environments  

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......Integrated Approach to Automatic Management of Virtualized...of Computer Science and Engineering...resource management|cloud computing...Integrated Approach to Automatic Management of Virtualized...of Computer Science and Engineering......

Qiang Li; Qin-fen Hao; Li-min Xiao; Zhou-jun Li

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

217

Comparing Perception of Real and Virtual Architectural Space Using Video Game Technology  

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questions in a virtual and real version of the same building and the results were compared. It was found that in the virtual environment people tended to underestimate and to perceive distance less accurately than in real space. Findings show...

Spross, Matthew

2011-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

218

Students Share Experiences from First Run of BioenergizeME Virtual...  

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Students Share Experiences from First Run of BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair Students Share Experiences from First Run of BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair December 18, 2014 -...

219

Extraction of Contextual Knowledge and Ambiguity Handling for Ontology in Virtual Environment  

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This dissertation investigates the extraction of knowledge from a known environment. Virtual ontology – the extracted knowledge – is defined as a structure of a virtual environment with semantics. While many existing 3D reconstruction approaches can...

Lee, Hyun Soo

2011-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

220

The Study on Building of Virtual Reality System in Large Surface Coal Mine  

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The building of virtual reality system for the opencast mine is a complicated and systemic project. The building process of virtual system includes data collection, GIS geodabase, model designing and raster te...

Baoying Ye; Nisha Bao; Zhongke Bai

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Project PEAC : a Personal, Expressive Avatar Controller for the operation of virtual characters  

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The purpose of this thesis was to design and construct a prototype for the control of virtual avatars in a virtual space. It was designed with the intent to feature multiple interfaces such that the user would have many ...

Santos, Kristopher B. dos

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Header for SPIE use The use of collaborative virtual environments in the  

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slices, volume visualization, wind/trajectory vectors, and various image projection formats. Virtual 'real-time' observations collected by autonomous sensors or swimmer scouts. Keywords: Virtual radar (SAR), towed undulating vehicles (SCANFISH or SEASOAR), and autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs

Johnson, Andrew

223

Scenario Planning as the Development of Leadership Capability and Capacity; and Virtual Human Resource Development  

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with the development of leadership capability and capacity. Findings from the second stream of inquiry into sophisticated virtual environments included formal and informal learning in the 3D virtual world of Second Life (SL). Respondents in the study completed forty...

McWhorter, Rochell 1963-

2011-08-03T23:59:59.000Z

224

Method of virtual trajectories for the design of gravity assisted missions  

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A novel method of virtual trajectories is proposed for the design of multiple gravity assist trajectories. The database of virtual trajectories can be tabulated for any planetary sequence and used in subsequen...

M. Yu. Ovchinnikov; S. P. Trofimov; M. G. Shirobokov

2013-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

225

Modeling and Simulation of the Virtualized Scenes Base on the Open Modelica  

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Experimental teaching plays a very important role in modern education. For the Distance Education via Computer Networks, this paper gives a system architecture of virtual experiment as the basis of virtual ins...

Jiang YuXiang; Zhou Xiaolong; Li JinPing…

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

226

Virtual Money Systems: a Phenomenal Analysis Jingzhi Guo and Angelina Chow  

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Virtual Money Systems: a Phenomenal Analysis Jingzhi Guo and Angelina Chow Department of Computer of virtual money is observed and presented high importance to both e-commerce and e-society fields. This paper, as a pioneer research, has attempted to make a phenomenal analysis on the existing virtual money

Guo, Jingzhi

227

Towards the Use of Collaborative Virtual Environments to Crew Unmanned Oil Platforms  

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462 Towards the Use of Collaborative Virtual Environments to Crew Unmanned Oil Platforms Hugo Fuks, Oil & Gas. 1. Introduction The use of Computer Graphics and Virtual Reality has revolutionised several the task. We instantiate our vision appointing the results of some initial experiments using Virtual

Barbosa, Alberto

228

VPMN: virtual private mobile network towards mobility-as-a-service  

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In this paper we present our vision for a mobile network infrastructure that embraces advances in virtualization to dynamically create private, resource isolated, customizable, end-to-end mobile networks. We describe an architecture for such a virtual ... Keywords: virtual private mobile network

Arati Baliga; Xu Chen; Baris Coskun; Gustavo de los Reyes; Seungjoon Lee; Suhas Mathur; Jacobus E. Van der Merwe

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

229

Recreating living experiences from past memories through virtual worlds for people with dementia  

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This paper describes a study aimed to understand the use of 3D virtual world (VW) technology to support life engagement for people with dementia in long-term care. Three versions of VW prototypes (reminiscence room, virtual tour and gardening) utilising ... Keywords: 3d virtual worlds, care home, dementia, gesture-based interaction, older people

Panote Siriaraya; Chee Siang Ang

2014-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

230

Distributed Coalition Formation in Visual Sensor Networks: A Virtual Vision Approach  

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indicate station pedestrian portals.) An example visual sensor network comprising 16 simulated active (pan populated by autonomously self-animating pedestrians. The readily reconfigurable virtual cameras generate virtual public space--a train station populated by autonomously self-animating virtual pedestrians (Fig. 1

Toronto, University of

231

ON THE RESPONSE TIME OF A SOLR SEARCH ENGINE IN A VIRTUALIZED ENVIRONMENT  

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ON THE RESPONSE TIME OF A SOLR SEARCH ENGINE IN A VIRTUALIZED ENVIRONMENT BRIAN BOUTERSE Department of a web-based service running in a virtualized environment. Specifically, we report on the response time the response time of Solr running in a virtualized environment has not been reported before in the open

Perros, Harry

232

A Decade of Increased Oil Recovery in Virtual Reality  

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In the early '90s, VR was still in its infancy, but the Norwegian oil company Norsk Hydro saw the technology's potential. Still, there was no framework for developing VR for exploration and production. Working with the Norwegian research institute Christian ... Keywords: virtual reality, petroleum industry, oil exploration and production

Endre M. Lidal; Tor Langeland; Christopher Giertsen; Jens Grimsgaard; Rolf Helland

2007-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

233

CONFIGURING A COLLABORATIVE VIRTUAL WORKSPACE FOR DISASTER MANAGEMENT OF  

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a strong impact on business. Oil & gas companies are thus continuously seeking to employ processesCONFIGURING A COLLABORATIVE VIRTUAL WORKSPACE FOR DISASTER MANAGEMENT OF OIL & GAS OFFSHORE workspace. Finally a prototype for oil & gas offshore structures disaster management based on our multi

Barbosa, Alberto

234

SAE INDIA 0301007 Virtual Prototype of Rack and Pinion Steering  

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SAE INDIA 0301007 Virtual Prototype of Rack and Pinion Steering Gear Meshing Naresh Kamble, S K. Gurgaon, India Copyright©2003 SAE International ABSTRACT Rack and pinion steering gear being compact on individual components (such as PCD run out of pinion, rack bend) are maintained within close tolerances

Saha, Subir Kumar

235

VSched: Mixing Batch And Interactive Virtual Machines Using  

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the user in direct control of scheduling #12;4 Virtuoso: VM-based Distributed Computing User Orders a raw work · Putting the user in direct control of scheduling #12;12 Periodic Real-time Scheduling ModelVSched: Mixing Batch And Interactive Virtual Machines Using Periodic Real-time Scheduling Bin Lin

Kuzmanovic, Aleksandar

236

From Robots to Animals: Virtual Fences for Controlling Cattle  

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We consider the problem of monitoring and controlling the position of herd animals, and view animals as networked agents with natural mobility but not strictly controllable. By exploiting knowledge of individual and herd behavior we would like to ... Keywords: animal control, animal modeling, distributed control, virtual fences

Zack Butler; Peter Corke; Ron Peterson; Daniela Rus

2006-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

237

ISOMETRIC VERSUS ELASTIC SURFBOARD INTERFACES FOR LOCOMOTION IN VIRTUAL REALITY  

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interface, which works in either tilt or balance mode. The system supports the comparison of isometric, we demonstrate the interface as well as the setup of a complete virtual reality system aimed motion base [2] and the Hawaii Surf Simulator. Because it is hard for people to yaw (rotate about the "up

Lindeman, Robert W.

238

REED-SOLOMON BEHAVIORAL VIRTUAL COMPONENT FOR COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS  

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REED-SOLOMON BEHAVIORAL VIRTUAL COMPONENT FOR COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS B. Le Gal1 , E. Casseau1 , C has been successfully applied to the design of a Reed-Solomon (RS) decoder IP core, targeting the DVB of the applications and of the IPs themselves require methodologies to be used, from the side of IP providers as well

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

239

Enhancing Grid Infrastructures with Virtualization and Cloud Technologies  

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Enhancing Grid Infrastructures with Virtualization and Cloud Technologies Final Report on Stratus of the distribution for a turnkey private cloud solution aimed at SMEs and a large public deployment by Atos within and Technology Network S.A., SixSq S`arl, Telef´onica In- vestigaci´on y Desarrollo SA, and The Provost Fellows

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

240

Virtual machine aware communication libraries for high performance computing  

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As the size and complexity of modern computing systems keep increasing to meet the demanding requirements of High Performance Computing (HPC) applications, manageability is becoming a critical concern to achieve both high performance and high productivity ... Keywords: MPI, VMM-bypass, Xen, inter-VM communication, virtual machines (VM)

Wei Huang; Matthew J. Koop; Qi Gao; Dhabaleswar K. Panda

2007-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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System-Level Virtualization for High Performance Computing Geoffroy Vallee  

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System-Level Virtualization for High Performance Computing Geoffroy Vall´ee Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge, TN 37830, USA valleegr@ornl.gov Thomas Naughton Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge, TN 37830, USA naughtont@ornl.gov Christian Engelmann Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge, TN

Engelmann, Christian

242

Virtual Mentor American Medical Association Journal of Ethics  

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Virtual Mentor American Medical Association Journal of Ethics August 2012, Volume 14, Number 8: 657 kinds of information about our DNA, but they have also raised ethical questions. Early results from that such genetic patterns may have medical importance. We note two ethical dilemmas posed by the claims made

Fujimura, Joan

243

Human-Assisted Virtual Environment Modeling for Robots  

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In order to avoid the complex calculation and poor robustness in automatic visual modeling process, a man-machine interaction based stereo vision system is developed for modeling an unknown environment. The operator‘s knowledge about a scene ... Keywords: man-machine interaction, modeling, virtual reality

J. G. Wang; Y. F. Li

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

244

Exploring Genome Rearrangements using Virtual Hybridization Mahdi Belcaid1  

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are paired. Bottom: fragment of the dataset constructed in 1938 by Dobzhansky and Sturtevant to compare whole of reproducing inde- pendently the datasets, and of including new sequenced genomes in existing dataset, or even- ported extensive transfer of chloroplast DNA to nuclear DNA [4]. VIRTUAL HYBRIDIZATION Approximate string

Chauve, Cedric

245

Hierarchical Control and Management of Virtual Microgrids for Vehicle Electrification  

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of electrical power generation and delivery. A Smart Grid is an intelligent and automated energy grid and new types of loads such as plug-in (hybrid) electric vehicles (PEVs); (2) optimizing systemHierarchical Control and Management of Virtual Microgrids for Vehicle Electrification Feng Lina

Zhang, Hongwei

246

Virtual Hierarchy Synthesis for Hybrid Mobile Ad Hoc Networks  

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Virtual Hierarchy Synthesis for Hybrid Mobile Ad Hoc Networks Hyemee Park, Tae-Jin Lee ad hoc networks to fixed IP networks is one of the topics receiving more attention within the MANET working group of the IETF. In such integrated scenarios, commonly known as hybrid ad hoc networks, mobile

Lee, Tae-Jin

247

Virtual deformation of soft tissue using bulk variables  

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We present an alternative online simulation model for human tissue. Online simulation of human tissue deformation during surgical training or surgical assistance is becoming increasingly important within the medical community. Unfortunately, even classical ... Keywords: soft tissue simulation, surgical simulators, virtual reality

K. Sundaraj

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

248

Virtual Reality-based System for Ankle Rehabilitation Post Stroke  

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Virtual Reality-based System for Ankle Rehabilitation Post Stroke R.F. Boian* ­ C.S. Lee* ­ J, UMDNJ-SHRP, Newark NJ, USA deutsch@umdnj.edu Abstract The Rutgers Ankle is a compact Stewart-platform type robot used in ankle rehabilitation. It can measure displacements and apply forces/torques in six

New Jersey, University of Medicine and Dentistry of

249

Enterprise-Ready Virtual Cloud Pools: Vision, Opportunities and Challenges  

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......abstraction in enterprise settings. Hybrid cloud: Adding Seamless Cloud...usage scenario is that of a hybrid cloud platform, where an enterprise...Networks for Virtual Machine Grid Computing. Proc. 3rd Conf...Environments in a Multi-domain Infrastructure. Proc. IEEE Int. Conf......

Timothy Wood; K.K. Ramakrishnan; Prashant Shenoy; Jacobus Van der Merwe

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

250

Migration Decision for Hybrid Mobility in Reconfigurable Virtual Machines  

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Migration Decision for Hybrid Mobility in Reconfigurable Virtual Machines Song Fu and Cheng. The increasing popularity of Grid computing and Peer-to-Peer systems has renewed research interests in dynamic and fault tolerance significantly via hybrid mobility of services and computational agents. This paper

Xu, Cheng-Zhong

251

Cooperatives of distributed energy resources for efficient virtual power plants  

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The creation of Virtual Power Plants (VPPs) has been suggested in recent years as the means for achieving the cost-efficient integration of the many distributed energy resources (DERs) that are starting to emerge in the electricity network. In this work, ... Keywords: coalition formation, energy and emissions, incentives for cooperation, simulation

Georgios Chalkiadakis; Valentin Robu; Ramachandra Kota; Alex Rogers; Nicholas R. Jennings

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

252

Structure of the Virtual Photon at Neil Scott Macdonald  

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Structure of the Virtual Photon at HERA Neil Scott Macdonald Department of Physics & Astronomy , and on the scale of the probing jets, is investigated by measuring the reaction e + p ! e + + jet + jet + X as a function of Q 2 and the square of the transverse energy of the jets, E 2 T , where x obs is an estimator

Glasgow, University of

253

Outdoor Virtual Reality Bruce H. Thomas and Wayne Piekarski  

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Outdoor Virtual Reality Bruce H. Thomas and Wayne Piekarski Wearable Computer Laboratory University of South Australia Mawson Lakes, SA 5095 Australia Bruce.Thomas@unisa.edu.au Wayne@cs.unisa.edu.au ABSTRACT or augmented beyond the user's normal experience, and increase understanding 226Copyright held by the author

Thomas, Bruce

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PRIOR KNOWLEDGE AND THE CREATION OF ``VIRTUAL'' EXAMPLES  

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PRIOR KNOWLEDGE AND THE CREATION OF ``VIRTUAL'' EXAMPLES FOR RBF NETWORKS 1 Federico Girosi some prior knowledge on the learning target are available. Examples of prior knowledge are smoothness and/or space scale. Most of the existing learning schemes do not make use of prior knowledge

Poggio, Tomaso

255

A Virtual Reality-Based Exercise Program For Stroke Rehabilitation  

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A Virtual Reality-Based Exercise Program For Stroke Rehabilitation David Jack 2, 3 , Rares Boian 1 for rehabilitating hand function in stroke patients. The system uses two hand input devices, a CyberGlove and a RMII, Rehabilitation, Stroke, Haptic Glove, CyberGlove, Rutgers Master II. INTRODUCTION Stroke is the leading cause

New Jersey, University of Medicine and Dentistry of

256

PROMOTING A VIRTUAL TRAINING ENVIRONMENT FOR CNC Faruk nsaar  

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PROMOTING A VIRTUAL TRAINING ENVIRONMENT FOR CNC MACHINING Faruk �nsaçar Mechanical Department of Crete, 73133 Chania, Greece antoniadis@chania.teicrete.gr Abstract: Today CNC programming is becoming in the CNC machinery produce a continuous demand on enhancing the programming and technical capabilities

Aristomenis, Antoniadis

257

Project Recap: Harris 1-Virtual Sight Matthew Zartman  

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Project Recap: Harris 1-Virtual Sight Matthew Zartman Dominique Fantasia Edward Loomis Our project in Rochester, NY and then we discussed the future of the project. With Brian's help we were able to come up with specific guidelines to build our project around. They were: safe to use (specifically low heat

Demirel, Melik C.

258

Networked Graphics: Building Networked Games and Virtual Environments  

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This broad-ranging book equips programmers and designers with a thorough grounding in the techniques used to create truly network-enabled computer graphics and games. Written for graphics/game/VE developers and students, it assumes no prior knowledge ... Keywords: Computer Animation, Computer Graphics, Computer Science, Computers, Game Programming, Interactive & Multimedia, Networking, Video & Electronic, Virtual Reality

Anthony Steed; Manuel Fradinho Oliveira

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

259

A Virtualized Computing Platform For Fusion Control Systems  

SciTech Connect

The National Ignition Facility (NIF) at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is a stadium-sized facility that contains a 192-beam, 1.8-Megajoule, 500-Terawatt, ultraviolet laser system together with a 10-meter diameter target chamber with room for multiple experimental diagnostics. NIF is the world's largest and most energetic laser experimental system, providing a scientific center to study inertial confinement fusion (ICF) and matter at extreme energy densities and pressures. NIF's laser beams are designed to compress fusion targets to conditions required for thermonuclear burn, liberating more energy than required to initiate the fusion reactions. 2,500 servers, 400 network devices and 700 terabytes of networked attached storage provide the foundation for NIF's Integrated Computer Control System (ICCS) and Experimental Data Archive. This talk discusses the rationale & benefits for server virtualization in the context of an operational experimental facility, the requirements discovery process used by the NIF teams to establish evaluation criteria for virtualization alternatives, the processes and procedures defined to enable virtualization of servers in a timeframe that did not delay the execution of experimental campaigns and the lessons the NIF teams learned along the way. The virtualization architecture ultimately selected for ICCS is based on the Open Source Xen computing platform and 802.1Q open networking standards. The specific server and network configurations needed to ensure performance and high availability of the control system infrastructure will be discussed.

Frazier, T; Adams, P; Fisher, J; Talbot, A

2011-03-18T23:59:59.000Z

260

Provide Virtual Distributed Environments for Grid Computing on Demand  

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for security control and user delegation. · Resource management becomes a bottleneck for the Grid middleware]. An community- centric Grid application [9] certainly has a security control scheme distinct with a dataProvide Virtual Distributed Environments for Grid Computing on Demand Lizhe Wang , Gregor von

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Jeanne Eckhart Virtual Policy Fellow, American Water Works Association  

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Wilcox Aquifer = 80% of EF · Likely able to handle load ­ "Water Market" created in EF ­ Produced water futureJeanne Eckhart Virtual Policy Fellow, American Water Works Association Masters Candidate Energy and Earth Resources, The University of Texas at Austin Water Use In the Eagle Ford Shale Play: A Systems

Yang, Zong-Liang

262

Virtual Reality, A Training World for Shoulder Arthroscopy.  

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Virtual Reality, A Training World for Shoulder Arthroscopy. Authors: Simon Grange*, Tim Bunker Science University of Exeter Exeter, EX4 4PT U.K. #12; 160 Grange,Bunker,Cooper. 160 1. Introduction The last decade has seen a spectacular growth in shoulder arthroscopy (Bunker 1991). Particular skills

Bowden, Richard

263

VMVM: Unit Test Virtualization for Java Jonathan Bell  

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VMVM: Unit Test Virtualization for Java Jonathan Bell Columbia University 500 West 120th St, MC New York, NY USA kaiser@cs.columbia.edu ABSTRACT As software evolves and grows, its regression test suites tend to grow as well. When these test suites become too large, they can eventually reach a point

Kaiser, Gail E.

264

Interpretation of Shape-Related Iconic Gestures in Virtual Environments  

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Interpretation of Shape-Related Iconic Gestures in Virtual Environments Timo Sowa and Ipke focused main- ly on deictic and emblematic gestures. Iconics, viewed as iconic signs in the sense idea towards a computational model of gesture semantics for iconic gestures. Based on an empirical

Wachsmut, Ipke

265

AstroGrid and the Astrophysical Virtual Observatory: first capabilities  

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......Astrophysical Virtual Observatory initiative. Its "first light" event was held at Jodrell Bank Observatory on 20 January...lan- der will plunge into the thin mart- ian atmosphere on Christmas Day, using a parachute and airbags dur- ing its descent to......

Nicholas Walton

2003-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

266

A First Look at Performance in Mobile Virtual Network Operators  

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Recent industry trends suggest a new phenomenon in the mobile market: mobile virtual network operators or MVNOs that operate on top of existing cellular infrastructures. While MVNOs have shown significant growth in the US and elsewhere in the past two ... Keywords: measurement, mobile, mvno, performance

Fatima Zarinni, Ayon Chakraborty, Vyas Sekar, Samir R. Das, Phillipa Gill

2014-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

267

Virtual Cloud: Rent Out the Rented Resources Sheheryar Malik  

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Virtual Cloud: Rent Out the Rented Resources Sheheryar Malik Research Team OASIS INRIA Sophia.huet@inria.fr Abstract--With the advent in cloud computing technologies, use of cloud computing infrastructure to the cloud infrastructure. Over a small period of time, it has substantiated to be an attractive choice

Boyer, Edmond

268

Automation of Multi-leg One-loop virtual Amplitudes  

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In the last few years, much progress has been made in the computation of one-loop virtual matrix elements for processes involving many external particles. In this contribution the methods that have enabled this recent progress are briefly reviewed with a focus on their computing and automation aspects.

D. Maitre

2010-06-29T23:59:59.000Z

269

The Sparse Grid Technique on GPUs Project: Virtual Arabia  

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simulations, e.g. simulating CO2 sequestration. The sparse grid technique is a discretization technique. In Virtual Arabia we use sparse grids for compressing and decompressing highly dimensional data coming from compared to 4 core and 8 core Intel Nehalem and 32 core AMD Opteron. Compression is up to 16 times faster

Stamatakis, Alexandros

270

Virtual Laboratories > 15. Renewal Processes > 1 2 3 1. Introduction  

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rise to several interrelated random processes: the sequence of interarrival times, the sequenceVirtual Laboratories > 15. Renewal Processes > 1 2 3 1. Introduction A renewal process and the process is repeated. We do not count the replacement time in our analysis; equivalently we can assume

Demeio, Lucio

271

Virtual Seminar in Geographic Information Science: Public Participation GIS  

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1 GEO 599 Virtual Seminar in Geographic Information Science: Public Participation GIS Fall 2007: Are you interested in community-based GIS, GIS for citizen involvement, conservation GIS with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and citizen groups? Grassroots GIS? Issues of empowerment and marginalization where GIS

Wright, Dawn Jeannine

272

VIRTUAL E-MOTOR AS A TOOL FOR THE DEVELOPMENT  

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of such a "virtual motor" is crucial for the success of such an implementation. DEVELOPMENT InvErTEr 42 #12;NEW-motor emulator from SET Power Sys- tems. The emulator permits tests to be run with the drive inverter at full the inverter. The high dynamic response of electric motors can be put to use for the compensation of powertrain

Paderborn, Universität

273

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

SciTech Connect

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

Timothy Shaw; Anthony Baratta; Vaughn Whisker

2005-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

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T-588: HP Virtual SAN Appliance Stack Overflow | Department of Energy  

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

T-588: HP Virtual SAN Appliance Stack Overflow T-588: HP Virtual SAN Appliance Stack Overflow T-588: HP Virtual SAN Appliance Stack Overflow March 25, 2011 - 5:05pm Addthis PROBLEM: HP Virtual SAN Appliance Stack Overflow in 'hydra.exe' Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code. PLATFORM: HP StorageWorks P4000 Virtual SAN Appliance Software ABSTRACT: A vulnerability has been reported in HP StorageWorks P4000 Virtual SAN Appliance Software, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system. reference LINKS: Secunia advisory 34782 SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1025249 ZDI-11-111 Bugtraq ID: 47005 IMPACT ASSESSMENT: High Discussion: Hewlett-Packard Virtual SAN Appliance is prone to a remote buffer-overflow vulnerability. Attackers may exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code within the context of the affected application. Failed exploit attempts may result in

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V-189: Oracle VirtualBox 'tracepath' Bug Lets Local Guest Users Deny  

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9: Oracle VirtualBox 'tracepath' Bug Lets Local Guest Users 9: Oracle VirtualBox 'tracepath' Bug Lets Local Guest Users Deny Service on the Target Host V-189: Oracle VirtualBox 'tracepath' Bug Lets Local Guest Users Deny Service on the Target Host July 1, 2013 - 12:48am Addthis PROBLEM: Oracle VirtualBox 'tracepath' Bug Lets Local Guest Users Deny Service on the Target Host PLATFORM: VirtualBox 4.2.12 ABSTRACT: A vulnerability was reported in Oracle VirtualBox. REFERENCE LINKS: VirtualBox ticket: 11863 SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1028712 IMPACT ASSESSMENT: Medium DISCUSSION: A local user on the guest operating system can issue a 'tracepath' command to cause the network on the target host system to become unavailable. IMPACT: A local user on a guest operating system can cause denial of service conditions on the target host system.

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Integrating digital human modeling into virtual environment for ergonomic oriented design  

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Virtual human simulation integrated into virtual reality applications is mainly used for virtual representation of the user in virtual environment or for interactions between the user and the virtual avatar for cognitive tasks. In this paper, in order to prevent musculoskeletal disorders, the integration of virtual human simulation and VR application is presented to facilitate physical ergonomic evaluation, especially for physical fatigue evaluation of a given population. Immersive working environments are created to avoid expensive physical mock-up in conventional evaluation methods. Peripheral motion capture systems are used to capture natural movements and then to simulate the physical operations in virtual human simulation. Physical aspects of human's movement are then analyzed to determine the effort level of each key joint using inverse kinematics. The physical fatigue level of each joint is further analyzed by integrating a fatigue and recovery model on the basis of physical task parameters. All the pr...

Ma, Liang; Bennis, Fouad; Hu, Bo; Zhang, Wei

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wafer bonded virtual substrate and method for forming the same  

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A method of forming a virtual substrate comprised of an optoelectronic device substrate and handle substrate comprises the steps of initiating bonding of the device substrate to the handle substrate, improving or increasing the mechanical strength of the device and handle substrates, and thinning the device substrate to leave a single-crystal film on the virtual substrate such as by exfoliation of a device film from the device substrate. The handle substrate is typically Si or other inexpensive common substrate material, while the optoelectronic device substrate is formed of more expensive and specialized electro-optic material. Using the methodology of the invention a wide variety of thin film electro-optic materials of high quality can be bonded to inexpensive substrates which serve as the mechanical support for an optoelectronic device layer fabricated in the thin film electro-optic material.

Atwater, Jr., Harry A. (So. Pasadena, CA); Zahler, James M. (Pasadena, CA); Morral, Anna Fontcuberta i (Paris, FR)

2007-07-03T23:59:59.000Z

278

Complementarity Between Virtualization and Single System Image Technologies  

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Nowadays, the use of clusters in research centers or industries is undeniable. Since few years, the usage of virtual machines (VM) offers more advanced resource management capabilities, using features such as virtual machine live migration. Because of the latest contributions in the domain, some may argue that single system image (SSI) technologies are now deprecated, without considering some complementaries between VMs and SSI technologies are possible. After evaluating different configurations, we show that combining both approaches allows us to better address cluster challenges such as flexibility for the usage of available resources and simplicity of use. In other terms, the study shows that VMs add a level of management flexibility between the hardware and the application, whereas, SSIs give an abstraction of the distributed resources. The simultaneous usage of both technologies, VMs and SSIs, could improve the overall platform resources utilization, the productivity of the cluster and the efficiency of the running applications.

Gallard, Jerome [INRIA/IRISA; Lebre, I Adrien [INRIA/IRISA; Morin, Christine [INRIA/IRISA; Vallee, Geoffroy R [ORNL; Gallard, Pascal [KerLabs; Scott, Stephen L [ORNL

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Figura 1: Creando una nueva mquina virtual. 2. Instalacin  

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usarlo tanto en Windows (XP o superior) o Linux. 1. Baje la ISO de Ubuntu JeOS 8.04 de: http://cdimages.ubuntu.com/jeos/releases/8.04/release/jeos-8.04.3-jeos-i386.iso Para usar BitTorrent: http://cdimages.ubuntu.com/jeos/releases/8.04/release/jeos-8.04.3-jeos-i386.iso.torrent 2. Baje VirtualBox de http

Figueira, Santiago

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LABVIRTUAL—A virtual platform to teach chemical processes  

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The need to develop the capacity for autonomous and critical thinking in students and introduce practical approaches that complement the scientific background, have been acting as driving-forces that motivate engineering educators to develop new teaching methodologies. The Chemical Engineering Departments of both the Universities of Coimbra and Porto have been experimenting in this area and addressing these concerns. Recently, they have been engaged in a broader project, involving a large group of academics with complementary competencies. This project is aimed at developing a virtual platform directed towards the learning of Chemical Processes with a wide scope. From the functional point of view the platform is organized into four main areas: Chemical Engineering, Chemical Processes, Virtual Experiments and Simulators. The Chemical Processes area is further divided into four different sections: Unit Operations and Separations, Chemical Reaction, Process Systems Engineering and Biological Processes. These sections include simulators, applications and case studies to better understand the chemical/biochemical processes. The Virtual Experiments area considers both the laboratory visualization of the basic phenomena related to the processes in the other four sections, and the remote monitoring of laboratory experiments. This platform, constructed around a dynamic Web Portal, allows discussion forums and is also aimed at sharing experiences with other schools. This paper describes the different subjects included in the web platform, as well as the simulation strategies and the web methodologies used for its construction, and also presents examples of application in the classroom.

M.G. Rasteiro; L. Ferreira; J. Teixeira; F.P. Bernardo; M.G. Carvalho; A. Ferreira; R.Q. Ferreira; F. Garcia; C.M.S.G. Baptista; N. Oliveira; M. Quina; L. Santos; P.A. Saraiva; A. Mendes; F. Magalhăes; A.S. Almeida; J. Granjo; M. Ascenso; R.M. Bastos; R. Borges

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Configurable Virtualized System Environments for High Performance Computing  

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Existing challenges for current terascale high performance computing (HPC) systems are increasingly hampering the development and deployment efforts of system software and scientific applications for next-generation petascale systems. The expected rapid system upgrade interval toward petascale scientific computing demands an incremental strategy for the development and deployment of legacy and new large-scale scientific applications that avoids excessive porting. Furthermore, system software developers as well as scientific application developers require access to large-scale testbed environments in order to test individual solutions at scale. This paper proposes to address these issues at the system software level through the development of a virtualized system environment (VSE) for scientific computing. The proposed VSE approach enables ''plug-and-play'' supercomputing through desktop-to-cluster-to-petaflop computer system-level virtualization based on recent advances in hypervisor virtualization technologies. This paper describes the VSE system architecture in detail, discusses needed tools for VSE system management and configuration, and presents respective VSE use case scenarios.

Engelmann, Christian [ORNL; Scott, Stephen L [ORNL; Ong, Hong Hoe [ORNL; Vallee, Geoffroy R [ORNL; Naughton, III, Thomas J [ORNL

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

282

Modeling and visualizing borehole information on virtual globes using KML  

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Abstract Advances in virtual globes and Keyhole Markup Language (KML) are providing the Earth scientists with the universal platforms to manage, visualize, integrate and disseminate geospatial information. In order to use KML to represent and disseminate subsurface geological information on virtual globes, we present an automatic method for modeling and visualizing a large volume of borehole information. Based on a standard form of borehole database, the method first creates a variety of borehole models with different levels of detail (LODs), including point placemarks representing drilling locations, scatter dots representing contacts and tube models representing strata. Subsequently, the level-of-detail based (LOD-based) multi-scale representation is constructed to enhance the efficiency of visualizing large numbers of boreholes. Finally, the modeling result can be loaded into a virtual globe application for 3D visualization. An implementation program, termed Borehole2KML, is developed to automatically convert borehole data into KML documents. A case study of using Borehole2KML to create borehole models in Shanghai shows that the modeling method is applicable to visualize, integrate and disseminate borehole information on the Internet. The method we have developed has potential use in societal service of geological information.

Liang-feng Zhu; Xi-feng Wang; Bing Zhang

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

283

Virtual "Open House" Makes it Easier to Tour NETL Labs | Department of  

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Virtual "Open House" Makes it Easier to Tour NETL Labs Virtual "Open House" Makes it Easier to Tour NETL Labs Virtual "Open House" Makes it Easier to Tour NETL Labs July 11, 2013 - 3:47pm Addthis Virtual “Open House” Makes it Easier to Tour NETL Labs NETL's Virtual Open House Have you ever wondered what it's like to work with a first class technology lab? Are you looking for a cutting-edge facility where you can be a part of important research projects? Or are you just interested in the latest research on energy technologies? The Office of Fossil Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has just made it easier for you with a one-stop web "open house" that provides an overview from the lab's director, briefings from other lab leaders, and a virtual tour of its sites in Oregon, Pennsylvania, and

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T-608: HP Virtual Server Environment Lets Remote Authenticated Users Gain  

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8: HP Virtual Server Environment Lets Remote Authenticated 8: HP Virtual Server Environment Lets Remote Authenticated Users Gain Elevated Privileges T-608: HP Virtual Server Environment Lets Remote Authenticated Users Gain Elevated Privileges April 22, 2011 - 7:47am Addthis PROBLEM: A vulnerability was reported in HP Virtual Server Environment. A remote authenticated user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system. PLATFORM: HP Virtual Server Environment prior to v6.3 ABSTRACT: A potential security vulnerability has been identified in HP Virtual Server Environment for Windows. The vulnerability could be exploited remotely to elevate privileges. reference LINKS: HP Document ID: c02749050 SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1025429 CVE-2011-1724 HP Insight Software media set 6.3 HP Technical Knowledge Base Discussion: System management and security procedures must be reviewed frequently to

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Virtual "Open House" Makes it Easier to Tour NETL Labs | Department of  

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Virtual "Open House" Makes it Easier to Tour NETL Labs Virtual "Open House" Makes it Easier to Tour NETL Labs Virtual "Open House" Makes it Easier to Tour NETL Labs July 11, 2013 - 3:47pm Addthis Virtual “Open House” Makes it Easier to Tour NETL Labs NETL's Virtual Open House Have you ever wondered what it's like to work with a first class technology lab? Are you looking for a cutting-edge facility where you can be a part of important research projects? Or are you just interested in the latest research on energy technologies? The Office of Fossil Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has just made it easier for you with a one-stop web "open house" that provides an overview from the lab's director, briefings from other lab leaders, and a virtual tour of its sites in Oregon, Pennsylvania, and

286

Study on Operation Strategy of Virtual Power Plants in Electricity Markets.  

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??In recent years, the concept of the virtual power plant is receiving a great deal of attention in the literature because of owing the following… (more)

Wei, Chien-yu

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

287

Integrated Virtual Lab in Supporting Heavy Duty Engine and Vehicle Emission Rulemaking  

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Presentation discusses a virtual lab which can model sophisticated future vehicle systems using three layers of model fidelity supporting each other.

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LANL/PNNL Virtual Center for Chemical Hydrides and New Concepts...  

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LANLPNNL Virtual Center for Chemical Hydrides and New Concepts for Hydrogen Storage * Thermodynamics * Kinetics * Recycle * WeightVolume Capacity * Durability Investigate...

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DESIGN AND CALIBRATION OF A VIRTUAL TOMOGRAPHIC REFLECTION SYSTEM Damion Shelton1  

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and describe the overall system architecture as well as a highly accurate method for calibrating the system environment [2]. A virtual test envir

Stetten, George

290

Proactive Fault Tolerance for HPC with Xen Virtualization  

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with thousands of processors. At such large counts of compute nodes, faults are becoming common place. Current techniques to tolerate faults focus on reactive schemes to recover from faults and generally rely on a checkpoint/restart mechanism. Yet, in today's systems, node failures can often be anticipated by detecting a deteriorating health status. Instead of a reactive scheme for fault tolerance (FT), we are promoting a proactive one where processes automatically migrate from ?unhealthy? nodes to healthy ones. Our approach relies on operating system virtualization techniques exemplied by but not limited to Xen. This paper contributes an automatic and transparent mechanism for proactive FT for arbitrary MPI applications. It leverages virtualization techniques combined with health monitoring and load-based migration. We exploit Xen's live migration mechanism for a guest operating system (OS) to migrate an MPI task from a health-deteriorating node to a healthy one without stopping the MPI task during most of the migration. Our proactive FT daemon orchestrates the tasks of health monitoring, load determination and initiation of guest OS migration. Experimental results demonstrate that live migration hides migration costs and limits the overhead to only a few seconds making it an attractive approach to realize FT in HPC systems. Overall, our enhancements make proactive FT a valuable asset for long-running MPI application that is complementary to reactive FT using full checkpoint/ restart schemes since checkpoint frequencies can be reduced as fewer unanticipated failures are encountered. In the context of OS virtualization, we believe that this is the rst comprehensive study of proactive fault tolerance where live migration is actually triggered by health monitoring.

Nagarajan, Arun Babu [North Carolina State University; Mueller, Frank [North Carolina State University; Engelmann, Christian [ORNL; Scott, Stephen L [ORNL

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

291

Decentralised optimisation of cogeneration in virtual power plants  

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Within several projects we investigated grid structures and management strategies for active grids with high penetration of renewable energy resources and distributed generation (RES and DG). Those ''smart grids'' should be designed and managed by model based methods, which are elaborated within these projects. Cogeneration plants (CHP) can reduce the greenhouse gas emissions by locally producing heat and electricity. The integration of thermal storage devices is suitable to get more flexibility for the cogeneration operation. If several power plants are bound to centrally managed clusters, it is called ''virtual power plant''. To operate smart grids optimally, new optimisation and model reduction techniques are necessary to get rid with the complexity. There is a great potential for the optimised management of CHPs, which is not yet used. Due to the fact that electrical and thermal demands do not occur simultaneously, a thermally driven CHP cannot supply electrical peak loads when needed. With the usage of thermal storage systems it is possible to decouple electric and thermal production. We developed an optimisation method based on mixed integer linear programming (MILP) for the management of local heat supply systems with CHPs, heating boilers and thermal storages. The algorithm allows the production of thermal and electric energy with a maximal benefit. In addition to fuel and maintenance costs it is assumed that the produced electricity of the CHP is sold at dynamic prices. This developed optimisation algorithm was used for an existing local heat system with 5 CHP units of the same type. An analysis of the potential showed that about 10% increase in benefit is possible compared to a typical thermally driven CHP system under current German boundary conditions. The quality of the optimisation result depends on an accurate prognosis of the thermal load which is realised with an empiric formula fitted with measured data by a multiple regression method. The key functionality of a virtual power plant is to increase the value of the produced power by clustering different plants. The first step of the optimisation concerns the local operation of the individual power generator, the second step is to calculate the contribution to the virtual power plant. With small extensions the suggested MILP algorithm can be used for an overall EEX (European Energy Exchange) optimised management of clustered CHP systems in form of the virtual power plant. This algorithm has been used to control cogeneration plants within a distribution grid. (author)

Wille-Haussmann, Bernhard; Erge, Thomas; Wittwer, Christof [Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, Heidenhofstrasse 2, 79110 Freiburg (Germany)

2010-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

292

Beam Spin Asymmetry Measurements from Deeply Virtual Meson Production  

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Study of deeply virtual exclusive meson production (DVMP), is being conducted in the E1-DVCS experiment with the CLAS detector at Jefferson Lab. The main motivation of the experiment is to characterize the partonic properties of the nucleon in the framework of generalized parton distributions (GPDs). The data were taken in the spring of 2005 using a 5.7 GeV longitudinally polarized electron beam and an unpolarized hydrogen target. We report on the on-going beam spin asymmetry analysis for pseudo-scalar channels and future experiments.

K. Joo; R. De Masi; M. Garcon; V. Kubarovsky; P. Stoler; M. Ungaro; B. Zhao

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

293

Virtual reality 3D headset based on DMD light modulators  

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We present the design of an immersion-type 3D headset suitable for virtual reality applications based upon digital micro-mirror devices (DMD). Our approach leverages silicon micro mirrors offering 720p resolution displays in a small form-factor. Supporting chip sets allow rapid integration of these devices into wearable displays with high resolution and low power consumption. Applications include night driving, piloting of UAVs, fusion of multiple sensors for pilots, training, vision diagnostics and consumer gaming. Our design is described in which light from the DMD is imaged to infinity and the user’s own eye lens forms a real image on the user’s retina.

Bernacki, Bruce E.; Evans, Allan; Tang, Edward

2014-06-13T23:59:59.000Z

294

Challenges and conflicts integrating heterogeneous data warehouses in virtual organisations  

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This paper addresses challenges, which appear when heterogeneous data warehouses are integrated. Such a scenario especially shows up in the environment of virtual organisations. The involved companies, of the before named constellation, need to combine their business data to attain 'one single version of truth' for decisions beyond organisational borders. The occurring issues are depicted and analysed from an exemplary and theoretical point of view. Not only weaknesses, but also reasons for those shortcomings are analysed. The introduction throws a glance at growing data volumes and the derived consequences for the business. Afterwards, a working definition of the term 'virtual organisation' is established and the link and interdependence to information technology is offered. In the following sections schema and mapping conflicts are discussed. The eighth section targets the detection of organisational deficits, which are probably a facilitator for those problems. Moreover, path breaking decisions within a data warehouse integration project are visualised, to provide decision makers with some rough reference points. The paper is completed by a view on the human component and an outlook on in-memory computing.

Marcus Preis; Juergen Seitz

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

295

Symmetric Categories as a Means of Virtualization for Braid Groups and Racks  

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Symmetric Categories as a Means of Virtualization for Braid Groups and Racks Victoria LEBED lebed" approach provides a natural interpretation for virtual racks and twisted Burau representation. Homology of categorical SDS is defined via weakly simplicial objects, generalizing rack, bar and Leibniz differ- entials

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HISTORY: The Use of the Kalman Filter for Human Motion Tracking in Virtual Reality  

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FORUM HISTORY: The Use of the Kalman Filter for Human Motion Tracking in Virtual Reality Abstract for human motion tracking in virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR). In recent years there has been the a posteriori versions using x~k x~k K(zk Hx~k ) (6) Pk (I KH)Pk (7) The Kalman filter is very powerful

Welch, Greg

297

A Virtual Test Facility for the Simulation of Dynamic Response in Materials  

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The Center for Simulating Dynamic Response of Materials at the California Institute of Technology is constructing a virtual shock physics facility for studying the response of various target materials to very strong shocks. The Virtual Test Facility ... Keywords: parallel computing, shock physics simulation

Julian Cummings; Michael Aivazis; Ravi Samtaney; Raul Radovitzky; Sean Mauch; Dan Meiron

2002-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

298

A Novel Virtual Age Reliability Model for Time-to-Failure Prediction  

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counts, devices approaching physical feature size limits and nuclear plant comparable power densityA Novel Virtual Age Reliability Model for Time-to-Failure Prediction Yao Wang, Sorin Cotofana their relatively short operating lifetime. To overcome the MTTF weakness, this paper proposes a novel virtual age

Kuzmanov, Georgi

299

Fast Environment Extraction for Lighting and Occlusion of Virtual Objects in Real Scenes  

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power plants for example. Traditionally, augmented reality needs specialized hardware, like seeFast Environment Extraction for Lighting and Occlusion of Virtual Objects in Real Scenes Franc to insert virtual objects in real scenes. In order to obtain a coherent and realistic integration

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Artificial Intelligence 114 (1999) 297347 An articulate virtual laboratory for engineering  

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, such as power plants, propulsion systems, refrigerators, and heat pumps, and the study of thermodynamic cyclesArtificial Intelligence 114 (1999) 297­347 CyclePad: An articulate virtual laboratory CyclePad, a fully implemented articulate virtual laboratory that captures a substantial fraction

Forbus, Kenneth D.

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301

The Heavy Ion Fusion Virtual National Laboratory The Heavy Ion Path to Fusion Energy  

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-consistent power plant design for a multi- beam induction linac, final focus and chamber propagationThe Heavy Ion Fusion Virtual National Laboratory The Heavy Ion Path to Fusion Energy Grant Logan Director Heavy-Ion Fusion Virtual National Laboratory Presented to FESAC Workshop on Development Paths

302

INTfRCHI`93 24-29 April1993 FISH TANK VIRTUAL REALITY  

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INTfRCHI`93 24-29 April1993 FISH TANK VIRTUAL REALITY Colin Ware Faculty of Computer Science P.0 characteristicsof what we call "Fish Tank Virtual Reality" are a stereo image of a three dimensional (3D) scene. We havebeenusing the term "Fish Tank VR" to describe the samekind of display - one in which

New Hampshire, University of

303

The Consistency of Virtual Organizations Enabling Capabilities and Improvements in Knowledge Management Performance  

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The success of a virtual organization VO largely depends on the effective collaboration of its members in orchestrating their knowledge, skills, core competences and resources. It enables the VOs to enhance competitive capabilities and respond better ... Keywords: Contingency Theory, Enabling Capabilities, Information and Communication Technology, Knowledge Management, Knowledge Management Performance KMP, Virtual Organization VO

Ali Moeini; Alireza Farmahini Farahani; Ahad Zare Ravasan

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

304

Virtual City Portal A Multi-Network Personal Information System for Automobile Users1  

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Virtual City Portal ­ A Multi-Network Personal Information System for Automobile Users1 Richard the Virtual City Portal prototype that is developed within the SOFTNET project. The system allows automobile of information and entertainment services in an automobile environment poses certain requirements on system

Bruegge, Bernd

305

Expanding the primate body schema in sensorimotor cortex by virtual touches of an avatar  

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...virtual ball were programmed in the virtual reality software (Autodesk MotionBuilder). The instances of the brush making a contact with...rates. Monkey Avatar. The monkey avatar was designed with Autodesk 3Dsmax software based on the morphology of monkey M. Custom...

Solaiman Shokur; Joseph E. O’Doherty; Jesse A. Winans; Hannes Bleuler; Mikhail A. Lebedev; Miguel A. L. Nicolelis

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

306

Illusory ownership of a virtual child body causes overestimation of object sizes and implicit attitude changes  

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...presented to them to complete the IAT (Fig. S4B). Virtual models were modeled in 3D Studio Max 2010 (http:// usa.autodesk.com/3ds-max) and DAZ Studio V.3 (www.daz3d. com/?cjref=1). The virtual environment was implemented on the...

Domna Banakou; Raphaela Groten; Mel Slater

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

307

VMShadow: optimizing the performance of latency-sensitive virtual desktops in distributed clouds  

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Distributed clouds offer a choice of data center locations to application providers to host their applications. In this paper we consider distributed clouds that host virtual desktops(VDs) which are then accessed by their users through remote desktop ... Keywords: distributed clouds, virtual desktop

Tian Guo; Vijay Gopalakrishnan; K. K. Ramakrishnan; Prashant Shenoy; Arun Venkataramani; Seungjoon Lee

2014-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

308

Cognitive and Environmental Factors Influencing the Process of Spatial Knowledge Acquisition within Virtual Reality Environments  

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As the fidelity of virtual environments VE continues to increase, the possibility of using them as training platforms is becoming increasingly realistic for a variety of application domains, including military and emergency personnel training. In the ... Keywords: Cognitive Factors, Environmental Factors, Individual User Differences, Spatial Knowledge Acquisition SKA, Virtual Environments VE

Markos Kyritsis, Stephen R. Gulliver, Sonali Morar

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

309

Using semantics to bridge the information and knowledge sharing gaps in virtual engineering  

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In a Product Life Cycle (PLC) scenario, different Virtual Engineering Applications (VEA) are used in order to design, calculate and, in general, to provide an application scenario for computation engineering. The diverse VEA are not necessarily available ... Keywords: ontologies, product life cycle, virtual engineering

Javier Vaquero; Carlos Toro; Carlos Palenzuela; Eneko Azpeitia

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

310

Challenges for success in stereo gaming: a Virtual Boy case study  

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Stereo video stands to revolutionize the medium of videogames in the same way that stereo sound revolutionized the audio experience. It is a pending revolution. Despite years of research, development, and hype, 3D stereo video ubiquity in videogames ... Keywords: 3D, LCD shutter glasses, Virtual Boy, case study, depth perception, head-mounted display, stereoscopic, virtual reality

Matt Zachara; José P. Zagal

2009-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

311

The Round Earth Project: Deep Learning in a Collaborative Virtual World  

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The Round Earth Project: Deep Learning in a Collaborative Virtual World Andrew Johnson, Thomas Earth Project is investigating how virtual re- ality technology can be used to help teach concepts that the Earth is spherical when their everyday experiences tell them it is at. 1 Introduction The concept

Johnson, Andrew

312

Mi Tierra-Mi Mundo Immersive Real/Virtual Watershed Experiences  

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Mi Tierra-Mi Mundo Immersive Real/Virtual Watershed Experiences * SMITHSONIAN LATINO VIRTUAL MUSEUM (proprietary and open source) Games (standalone game quests in Unity 3D- Mi Tierra-Mi Mundo) Interactive Game Website (microsite for Mi Tierra-Mi Mundo) Delete text and place photo here. LVMinteractive.org/3dgames

Mathis, Wayne N.

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Figure 1: Swimmer in swimming User Experiences with a Virtual Swimming Interface  

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accomplished the artistic endeavour by swimming in the pool of the ocean liner, Queen Elizabeth II, travelingFigure 1: Swimmer in swimming apparatus. User Experiences with a Virtual Swimming Interface Exhibit@ece.ubc.ca Abstract. We created an exhibit based on a new locomotion interface for swimming in a virtual reality ocean

British Columbia, University of

314

Impact of Virtualization on Management Systems Sven Graupner, Ralf Knig, Vijay Machiraju, Jim Pruyne,  

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Impact of Virtualization on Management Systems Sven Graupner, Ralf König, Vijay Machiraju, Jim HPL-2003-125 June 23rd , 2003* E-mail: {firstname.lastname}@hp.com virtualization, system management into enterprise IT infrastructures and will have impact on management systems. In this paper we review some

Newcastle upon Tyne, University of

315

Using Virtual Organizations Membership System with EDG's Grid Security and Database Access  

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Using Virtual Organizations Membership System with EDG's Grid Security and Database Access Marko University of Technology March 17, 2004 Keywords: Grid security, virtual organizations, Grid use case. This paper describes the European Data Grid's (EDG's) java security system and Spitfire database access

Haak, Hein

316

On-the-y Dynamic Virtual Organizations in a Secured Grid Environment  

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On-the-y Dynamic Virtual Organizations in a Secured Grid Environment Sylvain Jeuland, Christine built dynamic Virtual Organizations. They manage the security congurations on behalf of grid users their security credentials and upload grid resources for sharing. This work about DVOs is a rst step to manage

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

317

A multi-agent based infrastructure to support virtual communities in elderly care  

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The growing numbers of the elderly population impose an urgent need to develop new approaches to care provision. The convergence of a number of technologies such as multi-agent systems, federated information management, safe communications, hypermedia ... Keywords: agent-based systems, care provision, care services, elderly care support, elderly population, federated information management, multi-agent systems, virtual community, virtual organisation

Luis M. Camarinha-Matos; Hamideh Afsarmanesh

2004-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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INVESTIGATION OF THE PERFORMANCE OF EP-BAVP (EVOLUTIONARY PROGRAMMING FOR VIRTUAL PATH  

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INVESTIGATION OF THE PERFORMANCE OF EP-BAVP (EVOLUTIONARY PROGRAMMING FOR VIRTUAL PATH BANDWIDTH investigate the usefulness of an evolutionary programming (EP) optimization algorithm for tackling the problem of Bandwidth Allocation for Virtual Paths (EP-BAVP). Results for two network topologies obtained with EP

Pitsillides, Andreas

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Green's function retrieval from reflection data, in absence of a receiver at the virtual source position  

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Green's function retrieval from reflection data, in absence of a receiver at the virtual source; accepted 6 March 2014) The methodology of Green's function retrieval by cross-correlation has led to many, a virtual source is created at the position of a receiver. Here a method is discussed for Green's function

Snieder, Roel

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Design and Evaluation of a Virtual Experimental Environment for Distributed Systems  

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Design and Evaluation of a Virtual Experimental Environment for Distributed Systems Luc Sarzyniec described using a realistic topology model. Distem relies on LXC (Linux Containers), a low-overhead of virtual nodes. Distem provides a set of user interfaces to accomodate different needs (command- line

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Distance Estimation by Constructing The Virtual Ruler in Anisotropic Sensor Networks  

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fields, such as industrial sensing and scheduling, critical construction protection, environmentalDistance Estimation by Constructing The Virtual Ruler in Anisotropic Sensor Networks Yun Wang Kai. Furthermore, we develop an approach to construct a virtual ruler for distance estimation between any pair

Wu, Jie

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DISPLAY OF FRICTION IN VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS BASED ON HUMAN FINGER PAD CHARACTERISTICS  

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DISPLAY OF FRICTION IN VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS BASED ON HUMAN FINGER PAD CHARACTERISTICS A. Nahvi, J City, UT 84112 ABSTRACT A friction display system is proposed for virtual environ- ments. Since a user the frictional properties of the human finger pad on 9 subjects by simultaneously recording force and movement

Hollerbach, John M.

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Social interaction regulation in virtual web environments using the Social Theatres model  

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At the present time virtual communities are overspread in the web, providing users a cyber-place to share common purposes and interact with other users around the world. Interaction in these environments grapple with new challenges concerning to provide ... Keywords: Interaction flow, Interaction regulation, Roles, Rules, Social Spaces, Social Theatres, Software architecture, Virtual social interaction

Hugo Paredes; F. Mario Martins

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Turtles Project: Design and Implementation of Nested Virtualization Muli Ben-Yehuda  

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The Turtles Project: Design and Implementation of Nested Virtualization Muli Ben-Yehuda Michael D-performance nested virtualization on Intel x86-based systems. The Turtles project, which is part of the Linux is the tortoise standing on?" "You're very clever, young man, very clever", said the old lady. "But it's turtles

Yang, Junfeng

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Virtual Workspaces for Web-Based Emergent Processes Robert P. Biuk-Aghai  

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a context for cooperation without imposing a rigid process structure. Workspaces are seen not as static teams. Keywords: emergent process, virtual workspace, web-based collaboration 1 Introduction ManyVirtual Workspaces for Web-Based Emergent Processes Robert P. Biuk-Aghai Collaborative Systems

Biuk-Aghai, Robert P.

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Development of virtual-labs for education in chemical process control using Modelica  

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Virtual-labs are useful tools for education in chemical process control. A novel approach to virtual-lab implementation using the Modelica language is presented. This approach has the following advantages. Firstly, existing Modelica models can be employed to develop virtual-labs. If new models need to be programmed, the use of Modelica reduces considerably the modeling effort. Secondly, as the complete virtual-lab is described in Modelica, virtual-lab developers don’t need to use programming languages. Finally, virtual-labs can be easily distributed to the users, who don’t need to install any additional software. The proposed approach is based on the application of a methodology for interactive model development, and two software tools: a free Modelica library, named Interactive (http://www.euclides.dia.uned.es/Interactive), and the Dymola modeling environment. Several virtual-labs have been implemented and successfully applied to education in chemical process control. The development of a virtual-lab based on a complex model of a double-pipe heat exchanger is discussed.

Carla Martin-Villalba; Alfonso Urquia; Sebastian Dormido

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Virtual Laboratory for Micro-Grid Information and Communication Infrastructures  

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1 A Virtual Laboratory for Micro-Grid Information and Communication Infrastructures James Weimer reliability. Within the micro-grid, this requires identifying and testing ICT infrastructures infrastructures for micro-grid deployment, this work introduces the Virtual Micro- Grid Laboratory (VMGL

Johansson, Karl Henrik

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Improved in vivo photoacoustic microscopy based on a virtual-detector concept  

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-of-focus re- gion. Liao et al. presented the idea of using a synthetic-aperture focusing technique (SAFT-point-detector-based SAFT combined with coherence weighting to extend the depth of focus. The virtual-point-detector concept en- ables the SAFT to be applied to a large-NA trans- ducer. In this virtual-detector SAFT, we

Wang, Lihong

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Perceptual Audio Rendering of Complex Virtual Environments Nicolas Tsingos, Emmanuel Gallo and George Drettakis  

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Perceptual Audio Rendering of Complex Virtual Environments Nicolas Tsingos, Emmanuel Gallo and spatial clustering allows us to render such complex audio-visual scenes in real-time. Abstract We propose a real-time 3D audio rendering pipeline for complex virtual scenes containing hundreds of moving sound

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Control of a Bicycle Using Virtual Holonomic Constraints Luca Consolini, Manfredi Maggiore  

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Control of a Bicycle Using Virtual Holonomic Constraints Luca Consolini, Manfredi Maggiore Abstract-- The problem of making a bicycle trace a strictly convex Jordan curve with bounded roll angle and bounded speed of the bicycle as a function of its position along the curve. It is shown that virtual holonomic constraints can

Maggiore, Manfredi

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IST vai ter Hospital Virtual http://univ.forum.pt/noticias/nacional/1402-ist-vai-ter-hospital-virtual 1 of 3 18-06-2012 16:39  

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IST vai ter Hospital Virtual http://univ.forum.pt/noticias/nacional/1402-ist-vai-ter-hospital-virtual 1 of 3 18-06-2012 16:39 #12;Ver todos UNIV TV CONFERĂ?NCIA 1Âş EMPREGO EMPREGO IST vai ter Hospital Virtual http://univ.forum.pt/noticias/nacional/1402-ist-vai-ter-hospital-virtual 2 of 3 18-06-2012 16

Instituto de Sistemas e Robotica

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0-7695-2153-3/04 $20.00 2004 IEEE VMPlants: Providing and Managing Virtual Machine  

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Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL Abstract Virtual machines provide flexible, powerful) to instantiate and control client-customized virtual execution environments. The plant can be integrated0-7695-2153-3/04 $20.00 © 2004 IEEE VMPlants: Providing and Managing Virtual Machine Execution

Figueiredo, Renato J.

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ViSTREET: An Educational Virtual Environment for the Teaching of Road Safety Skills to School Students  

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Virtual reality (VR) has been prevalently used as a tool to help students learn and to simulate situations that are too hazardous to practice in real life. The present study aims to explore the capability of VR to achieve these two purposes and demonstrate ... Keywords: educational virtual environments, instructional technology, road safety education, virtual reality

Kee Man Chuah; Chwen Jen Chen; Chee Siong Teh

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Virtual Frog Dissection: Interactive 3D Graphics Via the Web  

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Dissection: Interactive 3D Graphics Via the Web Dissection: Interactive 3D Graphics Via the Web David Robertson, William Johnston, and Wing Nip Imaging and Distributed Computing Group Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Published in Proceedings, The Second International WWW Conference '94: Mosaic and the Web, Chicago, IL (1994). Hyperlinks have been updated periodically to replace stale links. ABSTRACT We have developed a set of techniques for providing interactive 3D graphics via the World Wide Web (WWW) as part of the ``Whole Frog'' project [ 1 ]. We had three goals: (1) to provide K-12 biology students with the ability to explore the anatomy of a frog with a virtual dissection tool; (2) to show the feasibility of interactive visualization over the Web; and (3) to show the possibility for the Web and its associated browsers to be an

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AVESTAR® - Advanced Virtual Energy Simulation Training And Research Center  

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Avestar Video Avestar Video AVESTAR Center for Operational Excellence of Clean Energy Systems The AVESTAR Center is dedicated to accelerating progress toward achieving operational excellence for the nation's energy systems, from smart power plants to smart grid. Attaining operational excellence requires maximizing the efficiency and profitability from operations through excellent automation and control, all while reducing negative environmental impact and improving safety. Driving people excellence via the development, training, and empowerment of a highly-skilled engineering and operations workforce is another critical component of operational excellence. The AVESTAR Center is addressing all of these challenges by bringing together dynamic simulation, control, and 3D virtual reality technologies, state-of-the-art training simulators and facilities, and leading industry experts to focus on the optimal operation of clean energy systems in the smart grid era.

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Techniques for active embodiment of participants in virtual environments  

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This paper presents preliminary work in the development of an avatar driver. An avatar is the graphical embodiment of a user in a virtual world. In applications such as small team, close quarters training and mission planning and rehearsal, it is important that the user`s avatar reproduce his or her motions naturally and with high fidelity. This paper presents a set of special purpose algorithms for driving the motion of the avatar with minimal information about the posture and position of the user. These algorithms utilize information about natural human motion and posture to produce solutions quickly and accurately without the need for complex general-purpose kinematics algorithms. Several examples illustrating the successful applications of these techniques are included.

Hightower, R.; Stansfield, S.

1996-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Virtual-casing Principle For 3D Toroidal Systems  

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The capability to calculate the magnetic field due to the plasma currents in a toroidally confined magnetic fusion equilibrium is of manifest relevance to equilibrium reconstruction and stellarator divertor design. Two methodologies arise for calculating such quantities. The first being a volume integral over the plasma current density for a given equilibrium. Such an integral is computationally expensive. The second is a surface integral over a surface current on the equilibrium boundary. This method is computationally desirable as the calculation does not grow as the radial resolution of the volume integral. This surface integral method has come to be known as the "virtual-casing principle". In this paper, a full derivation of this method is presented along with a discussion regarding its optimal application.

Lazerson, Samuel A.

2014-02-24T23:59:59.000Z

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Orbit correction using virtual monitors at Jefferson Lab  

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An orbit correction algorithm is developed to achieve the following goals for the CEBAF accelerator at Jefferson Lab.: (1) Pre-processing of orbit input to account for estimated misalignment and monitor errors. (2) Automatic elimination of blind spots caused by response matrix degeneracy. (3) Transparency of exception handling to interchangeable generic steering engines. (4) CEBAF-specific demands on control of injection angle, path length, orbit effects on optics, simultaneous multiple pass steering, and orbit control at un-monitored locations. All of the above can be accomplished by the introduction of virtual monitors into the processed input orbit, whose theoretical basis is to be discussed in this report. Implementation of all or part of these features and operational experience during the CEBAF variable energy runs will also be discussed.

Chao, Yu-Chiu; Bowling, B.; Witherspoon, S.; Zeijts, J. van; Watson, W.A. III

1997-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A successful methodology for designing and implementing virtual work teams  

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A system has been implemented at Los Alamos National Laboratory to rapidly staff and manage project teams. These project teams are created and subsequently perform their project functions using information technology as the communication medium. A simplified model of group interactions was used to guide the design and implementation of the system. The model uses three primary axes of group interactions to express the functional requirements that must be supported by a virtual work team application. The evolution of the approach and its relationship to traditional project management are described. A number of design characteristics were found to be critical to the success of the implementation and are presented. The technology and supporting processes and the business results stemming from implementation of the system are described in a limited manner.

Stuewe, R.B.; Barnes, M.G.; Hughes, D.K.

1997-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Virtual Compton Scattering measurements in the $?^* N\\to ?$ transition  

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We report on new H$(e,e^\\prime p)\\gamma$ measurements in the $\\Delta(1232)$ resonance at $Q^2=0.06$ (GeV/c) carried out simultaneously with H$(e,e^\\prime p)\\pi^0$. It is the lowest $Q^2$ for which the virtual Compton scattering (VCS) reaction has been studied in the first resonance region. The VCS measured cross sections are well described by dispersion-relation calculations in which the multipole amplitudes derived from H$(e,e^\\prime p)\\pi^0$ data are used as input, thus confirming the compatibility of the results. The derived resonant magnetic dipole amplitude $M^{3/2}_{1+} = (40.60 \\pm 0.70_{stat+sys})(10^{-3}/m_{\\pi^+})$ at $W=$ 1232 MeV is in excellent agreement with the value extracted from H$(e,e^\\prime p)\\pi^0$ measurements.

N. F. Sparveris; P. Achenbach; C. Ayerbe Gayoso; D. Baumann; J. Bernauer; A. M. Bernstein; R. Böhm; D. Bosnar; T. Botto; A. Christopoulou; D. Dale; M. Ding; M. O. Distler; L. Doria; J. Friedrich; A. Karabarbounis; M. Makek; H. Merkel; U. Müller; I. Nakagawa; R. Neuhausen; L. Nungesser; C. N. Papanicolas; B. Pasquini; A. Piegsa; J. Pochodzalla; M. Potokar; M. Seimetz; S. Širca; S. Stave; S. Stiliaris; Th. Walcher; M. Weis

2008-04-08T23:59:59.000Z

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A Virtual Visit to Bioenergy Research at the National Laboratories  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

For National Bioenergy Day on October 22, bioenergy facilities across the country are holding open houses to increase public awareness of bioenergy and its role in the clean energy landscape. By the same token, the Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) is offering this virtual open house of its national laboratories—the facilities at the core of BETO’s research and development. If you want to know how Energy Department bioenergy funding is making an impact, be sure to take a look at our national labs—47% of BETO funding this past year went to the national laboratories. Of that funding, about half went to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Idaho National Laboratory, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory also received a large share.

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Resumming soft and collinear contributions in deeply virtual Compton scattering  

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We calculate the quark coefficient function Tq(x,xi) that enters the factorized amplitude for deeply virtual Compton scattering (DVCS) at all order in a soft and collinear gluon approximation, focusing on the leading double logarithmic behavior in x +/- xi, where x +/- xi is the light cone momentum fraction of the incoming/outgoing quarks. We show that the dominant part of the known one loop result can be understood in an axial gauge as the result of a semi-eikonal approximation to the box diagram. We then derive an all order result for the leading contribution of the ladder diagrams and deduce a resummation formula valid in the vicinity of the boundaries of the regions defining the energy flows of the incoming/outcoming quarks, i.e. x = +/- xi. The resummed series results in a simple closed expression.

T. Altinoluk; B. Pire; L. Szymanowski; S. Wallon

2012-07-19T23:59:59.000Z

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VIMSS - Virtual Institute for Microbial Stress and Survival  

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featuredproject ESPP222 Environmental Stress Pathway Project (ESPP2) formerly known as Rapid Deduction of Stress Response Pathways in Metal/Radionuclide Reducing Bacteria Adam Arkin, co-Principal Investigator (LBNL, Physical Biosciences Division) and Terry Hazen, co-Principal Investigator (LBNL, Earth Sciences Division) ESPP2 is developing computational models that describe and predict the behavior of gene regulatory networks in microbes in response to the environmental conditions found in DOE waste sites. The research takes place within the Virtual Institute for Microbial Stress and Survival (VIMSS). >> More about ESPP2 >> View all projects featured project desufovibrio microbesonline.com MicrobesOnline is designed specifically to facilitate comparative studies on prokaryotic genomes.

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A virtual prototype for an explosives detection system  

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The development of the resonance-absorption based explosives detection system (EDS), as initially planned, involved the parallel development of a high-current proton accelerator (with a long development time) and the other detection subsystems. The design approach for the latter was to develop a capability for computer modeling the essential processes of each subsystem, benchmark these models by experiment, and link the models, i.e., creating a virtual prototype, to explore the effect of subsystem design changes on the EDS system performance. Additionally, when the EDS prototype system was completed, the linked models would be used to investigate further trade-offs in defining an airport system. Most of the necessary subsystem modeling was completed and used in subsystem design. Linking of all of the subsystems was accomplished to some degree or another. There are many physical and mathematical processes that take place between the acceleration of the proton beam and the final display of the reconstructed image. Figure 1 summarizes these processes and indicates which code was used to model each particular process. Section II reports on the modeling of the proton beam incident on a {sup 13}C target. The gamma-ray output is the desired output from this phase of modeling. Section III describes the tools used to investigate the transport of the gamma-rays through computer simulated phantoms (suitcases). Two different codes were used in this investigation: a Monte Carlo photon transport code and a ray tracing code. One benchmark between these codes was accomplished. Section IV is concerned with the model calculations performed on single detectors. The calculations again were performed with a Monte Carlo transport code. The reconstruction code, used throughout in the simulations and as the workhorse in the analysis of the real experiments. The authors conclude, in Section VII, with the assessment of the simulation/virtual prototyping of the real experiment.

Seed, T.; Berman, B.L.; Zahrt, J.D.

1993-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Virtual Ergonomic Assessment of First Saudi Arabian Designed Car in a Semi-Immersive Environment  

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Abstract During the last decade human factors is drawing more attention in the design, engineering, production, and maintenance of new industrial products especially in automotive industry. Ergonomic quality is becoming a critical criterion for the success of many products. Recently, virtual reality (VR) technique is widely applied during different phases of product development. The use of VR allows designer reducing the production of physical prototypes that are very expensive and requires long production time. Virtual humans are used in the automotive industry especially for ergonomic analysis of a virtual prototype of a car. In this research work, an ergonomic assessment for first Saudi Arabian Car known has been performed. CATIA V5 human builder module was used to develop the virtual humans of American male 50 and 95 percentile, which were utilized to carry out the ergonomic analysis of driver's seat. The main goal of the research is to develop a virtual environment (VE) that allow designers and engineer to evaluate the car interiors and driver's seat position using the digital mock-up instead of building the physical prototype, having a virtual validation of the project, in its early development phases. A successful ergonomics assessment has been performed on the digital model of the car in a semi-immersive virtual environment and recommendations were made for the driver's seat position based on the assessment.

Mustufa H. Abidi; A.M. El-Tamimi; A.M. Al-Ahmari; S.M. Darwish; M.S. Rasheed

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An inter-realm, cyber-security infrastructure for virtual supercomputing  

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Virtual supercomputing, (ise ., high-performance grid computing), is poised to revolutionize the way we think about and use computing. However, the security of the links interconnecting the nodes within such an environment will be its Achilles heel, particularly when secure communication is required to tunnel through heterogeneous domains. In this paper we examine existing security mechanisms, show their inadequacy, and design a comprehensive cybersecurity infrastructure that meets the security requirements of virtual supercomputing. Keywords Security, virtual supercomputing, grid computing, high-performance computing, GSS-API, SSL, IPsec, component-based software, dynamic reconfiguration.

Al-Muhtadi, J. (Jalal); Feng, W. C. (Wu-Chun); Fisk, M. E. (Mike E. )

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The impact of virtual communities on e-loyalty: a conceptual framework  

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Regarding the success of virtual communities, several factors and prerequisites are essential. At the same time, companies are looking for factors influencing e-loyalty. In this paper, a framework (VC2E-Loy) is presented, which compares the attitudes arising in virtual communities with prerequisites of e-loyalty. First, the fundamentals of both – e-loyalty and virtual communities – are discussed. Then, attitudes and factors derived from literature are presented. The framework is created based on the factors extracted from literature. Finally, the framework is described and information on validation, open questions and further research is given.

Barbara Krumay; Roman Brandtweiner; Christoph Zauner

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A COMPUTATIONAL WORKBENCH ENVIRONMENT FOR VIRTUAL POWER PLANT SIMULATION  

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In this report is described the work effort to develop and demonstrate a software framework to support advanced process simulations to evaluate the performance of advanced power systems. Integrated into the framework are a broad range of models, analysis tools, and visualization methods that can be used for the plant evaluation. The framework provides a tightly integrated problem-solving environment, with plug-and-play functionality, and includes a hierarchy of models, ranging from fast running process models to detailed reacting CFD models. The framework places no inherent limitations on the type of physics that can be modeled, numerical techniques, or programming languages used to implement the equipment models, or the type or amount of data that can be exchanged between models. Tools are provided to analyze simulation results at multiple levels of detail, ranging from simple tabular outputs to advanced solution visualization methods. All models and tools communicate in a seamless manner. The framework can be coupled to other software frameworks that provide different modeling capabilities. Three software frameworks were developed during the course of the project. The first framework focused on simulating the performance of the DOE Low Emissions Boiler System Proof of Concept facility, an advanced pulverized-coal combustion-based power plant. The second framework targeted simulating the performance of an Integrated coal Gasification Combined Cycle - Fuel Cell Turbine (IGCC-FCT) plant configuration. The coal gasifier models included both CFD and process models for the commercially dominant systems. Interfacing models to the framework was performed using VES-Open, and tests were performed to demonstrate interfacing CAPE-Open compliant models to the framework. The IGCC-FCT framework was subsequently extended to support Virtual Engineering concepts in which plant configurations can be constructed and interrogated in a three-dimensional, user-centered, interactive, immersive environment. The Virtual Engineering Framework (VEF), in effect a prototype framework, was developed through close collaboration with NETL supported research teams from Iowa State University Virtual Reality Applications Center (ISU-VRAC) and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). The VEF is open source, compatible across systems ranging from inexpensive desktop PCs to large-scale, immersive facilities and provides support for heterogeneous distributed computing of plant simulations. The ability to compute plant economics through an interface that coupled the CMU IECM tool to the VEF was demonstrated, and the ability to couple the VEF to Aspen Plus, a commercial flowsheet modeling tool, was demonstrated. Models were interfaced to the framework using VES-Open. Tests were performed for interfacing CAPE-Open-compliant models to the framework. Where available, the developed models and plant simulations have been benchmarked against data from the open literature. The VEF has been installed at NETL. The VEF provides simulation capabilities not available in commercial simulation tools. It provides DOE engineers, scientists, and decision makers with a flexible and extensible simulation system that can be used to reduce the time, technical risk, and cost to develop the next generation of advanced, coal-fired power systems that will have low emissions and high efficiency. Furthermore, the VEF provides a common simulation system that NETL can use to help manage Advanced Power Systems Research projects, including both combustion- and gasification-based technologies.

Mike Bockelie; Dave Swensen; Martin Denison; Adel Sarofim; Connie Senior

2004-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

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A Virtual Engineering Framework for Simulating Advanced Power System  

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In this report is described the work effort performed to provide NETL with VE-Suite based Virtual Engineering software and enhanced equipment models to support NETL's Advanced Process Engineering Co-simulation (APECS) framework for advanced power generation systems. Enhancements to the software framework facilitated an important link between APECS and the virtual engineering capabilities provided by VE-Suite (e.g., equipment and process visualization, information assimilation). Model enhancements focused on improving predictions for the performance of entrained flow coal gasifiers and important auxiliary equipment (e.g., Air Separation Units) used in coal gasification systems. In addition, a Reduced Order Model generation tool and software to provide a coupling between APECS/AspenPlus and the GE GateCycle simulation system were developed. CAPE-Open model interfaces were employed where needed. The improved simulation capability is demonstrated on selected test problems. As part of the project an Advisory Panel was formed to provide guidance on the issues on which to focus the work effort. The Advisory Panel included experts from industry and academics in gasification, CO2 capture issues, process simulation and representatives from technology developers and the electric utility industry. To optimize the benefit to NETL, REI coordinated its efforts with NETL and NETL funded projects at Iowa State University, Carnegie Mellon University and ANSYS/Fluent, Inc. The improved simulation capabilities incorporated into APECS will enable researchers and engineers to better understand the interactions of different equipment components, identify weaknesses and processes needing improvement and thereby allow more efficient, less expensive plants to be developed and brought on-line faster and in a more cost-effective manner. These enhancements to APECS represent an important step toward having a fully integrated environment for performing plant simulation and engineering. Furthermore, with little effort the modeling capabilities described in this report can be extended to support other DOE programs, such as ultra super critical boiler development, oxy-combustion boiler development or modifications to existing plants to include CO2 capture and sequestration.

Mike Bockelie; Dave Swensen; Martin Denison; Stanislav Borodai

2008-06-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Breakthrough: MFiX: Building Industry-Scale Machines in a Virtual World |  

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

Breakthrough: MFiX: Building Industry-Scale Machines in a Virtual Breakthrough: MFiX: Building Industry-Scale Machines in a Virtual World Breakthrough: MFiX: Building Industry-Scale Machines in a Virtual World July 11, 2012 - 1:34pm Addthis Mfix is open-source, virtual modeling software that makes coal gasification processes more efficient than was ever possible through lab tests. Modeling reduces the cost and time of testing and building actual systems and ultimately results in lower costs, improved power plant efficiency, and new energy systems that meet or even exceed current or proposed environmental regulations. View the entire Lab Breakthrough playlist. Michael Hess Michael Hess Former Digital Communications Specialist, Office of Public Affairs What is the future of MFiX? Ultimately, we see MFiX being used to solve industrial-scale

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Board Focuses on Budget in First Virtual Semi-Annual Meeting | Department  

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

Board Focuses on Budget in First Virtual Semi-Annual Meeting Board Focuses on Budget in First Virtual Semi-Annual Meeting Board Focuses on Budget in First Virtual Semi-Annual Meeting April 30, 2013 - 12:00pm Addthis WASHINGTON, D.C. - The EM Site-Specific Advisory Board (EMSSAB) Chairs held their semi-annual meeting via webinar recently, a move to curtail costs in a challenging fiscal climate. An estimated 90 people participated in the virtual meeting, including the 16 Chairs and Vice Chairs, local EMSSAB board members, board staff, other agency officials and members of the public. "These exchanges are extremely valuable to both DOE and the Chairs," EM Office of Intergovernmental and Community Activities Director Melissa Nielson said. "The Chairs enthusiastically plan these meetings and think carefully about what they want to convey about their sites, as well as

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Studio e Analisi di configurazioni impiantistiche di tipo Virtual Power Plant.  

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??Questo lavoro rappresenta una analisi tecnico-pratica di strategie impiantistiche di tipo Virtual Power Plant. L'obiettivo della presente attivitŕ č quello di studiare, attraverso l'uso del… (more)

FAMIGLIETTI, DANILO

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

353

LEAP into the Pfizer Global Virtual Library (PGVL) Space: Creation of Readily Synthesizable Design Ideas Automatically  

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Pfizer Global Virtual Library (PGVL) of 1013...readily synthesizable molecules offers a tremendous opportunity for lead optimization and scaffold hopping in drug discovery projects. However, mining into a chemica...

Qiyue Hu; Zhengwei Peng; Jaroslav Kostrowicki; Atsuo Kuki

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Motor: A Virtual Machine for High Performance Computing Wojtek Goscinski and David Abramson  

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Motor: A Virtual Machine for High Performance Computing Wojtek Goscinski and David Abramson {wojtek environments do not provide the necessary high performance computing abstractions required by e- Scientists, whilst retaining strong message passing performance. 1. Introduction High performance computing (HPC

Abramson, David

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Preliminary Results in Virtual Testing for Smart Buildings Julien Bruneau1  

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, Smart buildings, HVAC, Mixed (virtual/real) world infrastructures, Energy efficiency 1 Introduction, Walid.Taha@hh.se 4 HVAC Consultant, Cairo, Egypt, wail_hannourah@yahoo.com Abstract. Smart buildings

Boyer, Edmond

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BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair: The Environmental Benefit of Bioenergy  

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

This infographic was created by students from Sun Valley High School in Aston, PA, as part of the U.S. Department of Energy-BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair.

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BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair: Science & Technology Sustainable Transportation Fuels  

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

This infographic was created by students from Sun Valley High School in Aston, PA, as part of the U.S. Department of Energy-BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair.

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BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair: History of Bioengineering Over the Years  

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

This infographic was created by students from Sun Valley High School in Aston, PA, as part of the U.S. Department of Energy-BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair.

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Students Share Experiences from First Run of BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair  

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Last week concluded the beta run of the Bioenergy Technologies Office (BETO) sponsored BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair—a high school competition that has students create and share infographics about bioenergy concepts.

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BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair: Is Algae the Next Big Thing  

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This infographic was created by students from Daniel Boone Area High School in Birdsboro, PA, as part of the U.S. Department of Energy-BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair.

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BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair: Energy Production Diversity and Carreers  

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This infographic was created by students from Sun Valley High School in Aston, PA, as part of the U.S. Department of Energy-BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair.

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BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair: Bio-fuels-Sustainable Transportation-  

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This infographic was created by students from Sun Valley High School in Aston, PA, as part of the U.S. Department of Energy-BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair.

363

Using Ligand-Based Virtual Screening to Allosterically Stabilize the Activated State of a  

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to the intra- cellular loops. A short tetrazole peptidomimetic based on the photoactivated state of rhodopsin from the designed tetrazole tetra- peptide was used for ligand-based virtual screen- ing to enhance

Marshall, Garland R.

364

An Extensible System For Physically-based Virtual Camera Control Using Rotational Motion Capture  

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-based, real-time virtual camera control in a commercial 3D software package by means of rotational motion capture. The system described is composed of both programmed physical hardware and a software application. The physical hardware consists of multiple...

Huebel, Robert Shelby

2014-04-24T23:59:59.000Z

365

Comparison of Allocation Schemes for Virtual Machines in Energy-Aware Server Farms  

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......distributed computing infrastructure. IEEE Internet Comput...on Middleware for Grids, Clouds and e...Computing and the Grid, IEEE Int. Symp...2009) Virtual infrastructure management in private and hybrid clouds. IEEE Internet......

Tien Van Do

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

366

Performance Issues in Clouds: An Evaluation of Virtual Image Propagation and I/O Paravirtualization  

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......Grid Computing (GRID), Piscataway...Management for Cloud Infrastructures. In Proc. IEEE...2009) Virtual infrastructure management in private and hybrid clouds. IEEE Internet...The anatomy of the grid: enabling scalable......

Django Armstrong; Karim Djemame

2011-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

367

On scaling strategies for the full-body postural control of virtual mannequins  

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......The traditional approach in Animation (Autodesk MotionBuilder) and Virtual Prototyping...network of Excellence ENACTIVE. References Autodesk MotionBuilder. Available from: http://usa.autodesk.com . Badler N. , Hollick M.J......

Ronan Boulic; Damien Maupu; Daniel Thalmann

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

368

Trace Reduction for Virtual Memory Simulations Scott F. Kaplan, Yannis Smaragdakis, and Paul R. Wilson  

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Trace Reduction for Virtual Memory Simulations Scott F. Kaplan, Yannis Smaragdakis, and Paul R reduction. Neither requires that the simulator be modi ed to accept the reduced trace. This research

Smaragdakis, Yannis

369

Modeling acoustics in virtual environments using the uniform theory of diffraction  

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Realistic modeling of reverberant sound in 3D virtual worlds provides users with important cues for localizing sound sources and understanding spatial properties of the environment. Unfortunately, current geometric acoustic modeling systems do not accurately ...

Nicolas Tsingos; Thomas Funkhouser; Addy Ngan; Ingrid Carlbom

2001-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

370

Dynamics as a common criterion to enhance the sense of Presence in Virtual environments  

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or degraded as in ancient recordings of singers or political speeches. Listening them on old acetate records by the well-known fact that the feeling of a virtual object through a force feedback device during its

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

371

MECHANICAL & INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING B. DOLUNAY,2006 VIRTUAL REALITY BASEDVIRTUAL REALITY BASED  

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MECHANICAL & INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING B. DOLUNAY,2006 VIRTUAL REALITY BASEDVIRTUAL REALITY BASED Testing & SupportTesting & Support #12;MECHANICAL & INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING B. DOLUNAY,2006 AIM OF RESEARCH PRESENTATION OUTLINEPRESENTATION OUTLINE #12;MECHANICAL & INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING B. DOLUNAY,2006

Akgunduz, Ali

372

The Impact of Virtual Reality-based Learning Environment Design Features on Students' Academic Achievements  

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also explored selected instructional design features of the virtual learning environment that moderated the relationship between instructional method and the academic achievements. Analyses of 63 experimental or quasi-experimental studies that studied...

Merchant, Zahira

2012-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

373

DoppelLab : spatialized data sonification in a 3D virtual environment  

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This thesis explores new ways to communicate sensor data by combining spatialized sonification with data visualiation in a 3D virtual environment. A system for sonifying a space using spatialized recorded audio streams is ...

Joliat, Nicholas D. (Nicholas David)

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

374

Measurement of in-service vibration of interior mirrors using virtual laser technique  

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The Spanish company IDIADA AT, Santa Oliva (Tarragona), has developed a novel measurement technique that uses a virtual laser technique to quantify in-service vibration levels of interior and exterior mirrors and...

Carlos Grasas; Juan Jesus García

2001-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

375

Mitigating Security Threats to Large-Scale Cross Border Virtualization Infrastructures  

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The large-scale cross border virtualization infrastructures can be seen as a federation of heterogeneous clouds. We present pragmatic analysis of the potential threats posed to the emerging large-scale cross...in...

Philippe Massonet; Syed Naqvi; Francesco Tusa; Massimo Villari…

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

376

Network-Based Desktop Virtual Reality System for EOD Simulation Training  

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A network based desktop virtual reality (VR) system is proposed, including the system design architecture and its implementation methods. By using the OpenGL and VC++, the system is successfully developed for exp...

Chun-yao Xu; Jian-wen Song; Ming-zhi Chen; Lun Yu

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

377

The Influence of Lighting Quality on Presence and Task Performance in Virtual Environments  

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experiment (Pit Experiment), involving 55 participants, took place in a stressful, virtual pit environment Coombe, Eric Burns, Matt McCallus, Jeff Feasel, Luv Kohli, Mark Harris, Jason Jerald, Sarah Poulton

Whitton, Mary C.

378

hal-00067779,version2-23Feb2007 EQUIVARIANT VIRTUAL BETTI NUMBERS  

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hal-00067779,version2-23Feb2007 EQUIVARIANT VIRTUAL BETTI NUMBERS GOULWEN FICHOU Abstract. We compact and nonsingular, the coefficients of G (X) co- incide with the G-equivariant Betti numbers

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

379

The Utility of a Virtual Environment in Detecting Executive Dysfunction in Aging   

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Traditional tests of prefrontal dysfunction have been found to be poor in predicting real-world deficits. The current study investigated the utility of a virtual environment, thought to be more sensitive to real-world deficits, in the detection...

Grieve, Ashley

2008-06-27T23:59:59.000Z

380

Development of an endocrine genomics virtual research environment for Australia: building on success .  

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??The $47m Australian National eResearch Collaboration Tools and Resources (NeCTAR - www.nectar.org.au) project has recently funded an initiative to establish an Australia-wide endocrine genomics virtual… (more)

Sinnott, Richard O.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair: Coal Can Be Green Too | Department...  

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Science Fair: Coal Can Be Green Too BioenergizeME Virtual Science Fair: Coal Can Be Green Too This infographic was created by students from Belfry School in Belfry, KY, as...

382

Eurographics Symposium on Virtual Environments (2004) S. Coquillart, M. Gbel (Editors)  

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Eurographics Symposium on Virtual Environments (2004) S. Coquillart, M. Göbel (Editors) ENVIRON models, such as oil platforms and refineries, are loaded, especially in regions with large object

Barbosa, Alberto

383

DOE Launches World-Class Virtual Energy Simulation Training and Research  

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Launches World-Class Virtual Energy Simulation Training and Launches World-Class Virtual Energy Simulation Training and Research Center DOE Launches World-Class Virtual Energy Simulation Training and Research Center August 22, 2011 - 1:00pm Addthis Washington, DC - A new training center developed to teach personnel how to operate clean integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) power plants is now up and running with help from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The Advanced Virtual Energy Simulation Training and Research (AVESTAR™) center consists of two equivalent facilities--one at the Office of Fossil Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) and the other at West Virginia University's National Research Center for Coal and Energy. Established as part of DOE's initiative to advance new clean coal

384

Seite 1 von 2 Virtual Trained-in-GermanY China  

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Seite 1 von 2 Einladung Virtual Trained-in-GermanY China 17.04.2014, 10h00 - 18h00 CST www.trained-in-germany Virtual Trained in GermanY in Brasilien, Indien und Südafrika findet die nächste virtuelle Jobmesse für Deutschland-Alumni in China statt: www.trained-in-germany.com/china. Die Trained in German

Hellebrand, Sybille

385

Interfacing MATLAB with a parallel virtual processor for matrix algorithms  

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This paper describes the results of a project to interface MATLAB with a parallel virtual processor (PVP) that allows execution of matrix operations in MATLAB on a set of computers connected by a network. The software, a connection-oriented BSD socket-based client–server model, automatically partitions a MATLAB problem and delegates work to server processes running on separate remote machines. Experimental data on the matrix multiply operation shows that the speed improvement of the parallel implementation over the single-processor MATLAB algorithm depends on the size of the matrices, the number of processes, the speed of the processors, and the speed of the network connection. In particular, the advantage of doing matrix multiply in parallel increases as the size of the matrices increase. A speedup of 2.95 times was achieved in multiplying 2048 by 2048 square matrices using 15 workstations. The algorithm was also implemented on a network of four PC's, which was up to 2.5 times as fast as four workstations. The study also showed that there is an optimal number of processes for a particular problem, and so using more processes is not always faster.

Joseph P. Hoffbeck; Mansoor Sarwar; Eric J. Rix

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

386

Japanese Virtual Observatory (JVO) as an advanced astronomical research enviroment  

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We present the design and implementation of the Japanese Virtual Observatory (JVO) system. JVO is a portal site to various kinds of astronomical resources distributed all over the world. We have developed five components for constructing the portal: (1) registry, (2) data service, (3) workflow system, (4) data analysis service (5) portal GUI. Registry services are used for publishing and searching data services in the VO, and they are constructed using an OAI-PMH metadata harvesting protocol and a SOAP web service protocol so that VO standard architecture is applied. Data services are developed based on the Astronomical Data Query Language (ADQL) which is an international VO standard and an extension of the standard SQL. The toolkit for building the ADQL-based service is released to the public on the JVO web site. The toolkit also provides the protocol translation from a Simple Image Access Protocol (SIAP) to ADQL protocol, so that both the VO standard service can be constructed using our toolkit. In order to federate the distributed databases and analysis services, we have designed a workflow language which is described in XML and developed execution system of the workflow. We have succeeded to connect to a hundred of data resources of the world as of April 2006. We have applied this system to the study of QSO environment by federating a QSO database, a Subaru Suprim-Cam database, and some analysis services such a SExtractor and HyperZ web services. These experiences are described is this paper.

Y. Shirasaki; M. Tanaka; S. Kawanomoto; S. Honda; M. Ohishi; Y. Mizumoto; N. Yasuda; Y. Masunaga; Y. Ishihara; J. Tsutsumi; H. Nakamoto; Y. Kobayashi; M. Sakamoto

2006-04-28T23:59:59.000Z

387

A COMPUTATIONAL WORKBENCH ENVIRONMENT FOR VIRTUAL POWER PLANT SIMULATION  

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This is the tenth Quarterly Technical Report for DOE Cooperative Agreement No: DE-FC26-00NT41047. The goal of the project is to develop and demonstrate a computational workbench for simulating the performance of Vision 21 Power Plant Systems. Within the last quarter, good progress has been made on all aspects of the project. Calculations for a full Vision 21 plant configuration have been performed for two gasifier types. An improved process model for simulating entrained flow gasifiers has been implemented into the workbench. Model development has focused on: a pre-processor module to compute global gasification parameters from standard fuel properties and intrinsic rate information; a membrane based water gas shift; and reactors to oxidize fuel cell exhaust gas. The data visualization capabilities of the workbench have been extended by implementing the VTK visualization software that supports advanced visualization methods, including inexpensive Virtual Reality techniques. The ease-of-use, functionality and plug-and-play features of the workbench were highlighted through demonstrations of the workbench at a DOE sponsored coal utilization conference. A white paper has been completed that contains recommendations on the use of component architectures, model interface protocols and software frameworks for developing a Vision 21 plant simulator.

Mike Bockelie; Dave Swensen; Martin Denison; Connie Senior; Zumao Chen; Temi Linjewile; Adel Sarofim; Bene Risio

2003-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

388

The use of agents and objects to integrate virtual enterprises  

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The manufacturing complex for the Department of Energy (DOE) is distributed: design laboratories, manufacturing facilities, and industrial partners. Designers must have a concurrent engineering environment to support all aspects of the cradle-to-grave product realization process across the distributed sites. Engineers must be able to analyze and simulate processes, retrieve and process heterogeneous information, both archived and current, and access multiple databases. Manufacturers must be able to coordinate activities of various manufacturing centers, which may involve a negotiation process. Furthermore, Sandia must be able to export manufacturing capabilities, such as on-machine acceptance, to outside suppliers. A key element to making this a reality is a flexible information architecture. The DOE information architecture must support a wide-area virtual enterprise, with distributed intelligent software components. The architecture must provide for asynchronous communication; multiple programming languages and operating systems; incorporation of geographically distributed manufacturing services; various hardware platforms; and heterogeneous workstations, PC`s, machine tool controllers, and special-purpose compute engines. Further, it is critical that manufacturing facilities are not isolated from design, planning, and other business activities and that information flows easily and bidirectionally between these activities. To accomplish this seamlessly, heterogeneous knowledge must be exchanged across both domain and organizational boundaries. Distributed object and software agent technologies are two methods for connecting such engineering and manufacturing systems. The two technologies have overlapping goals - interoperability and architectural support for integrating software components - though to date little or no integration of the two technologies has been made.

Pancerella, C.M.

1998-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

389

Final Report for the Virtual Reliability Realization System LDRD  

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Current approaches to reliability are not adequate to keep pace with the need for faster, better and cheaper products and systems. This is especially true in high consequence of failure applications. The original proposal for the LDRD was to look at this challenge and see if there was a new paradigm that could make reliability predictions, along with a quantitative estimate of the risk in that prediction, in a way that was faster, better and cheaper. Such an approach would be based on the underlying science models that are the backbone of reliability predictions. The new paradigm would be implemented in two software tools: the Virtual Reliability Realization System (VRRS) and the Reliability Expert System (REX). The three-year LDRD was funded at a reduced level for the first year ($120K vs. $250K) and not renewed. Because of the reduced funding, we concentrated on the initial development of the expertise system. We developed an interactive semiconductor calculation tool needed for reliability analyses. We also were able to generate a basic functional system using Microsoft Siteserver Commerce Edition and Microsoft Sequel Server. The base system has the capability to store Office documents from multiple authors, and has the ability to track and charge for usage. The full outline of the knowledge model has been incorporated as well as examples of various types of content.

DELLIN, THEODORE A.; HENDERSON, CHRISTOPHER L.; O'TOOLE, EDWARD J.

2000-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

390

Dynamic models towards operator and engineer training: Virtual environment  

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The simulation of chemical processes is an important tool for solving problems in Computer Aided Process Engineering (CAPE) and the use of commercial simulators is essential for this task. In this work, the intention is to create a virtual environment for industrial process and data representations for operator and engineer training. The applications focus on the separation process dynamic and control. The first case is an azeotropic distillation process. It was used an industrial plant data to illustrate the importance of reliable thermodynamic data to the process simulation. The system studied is the ethanol/water separation using cyclohexane as mass separating agent. As the second case, it was used a refinery data to simulate the debutanizer column of a fluid catalytic cracking unit in order to make this complex problem understandable, well represented and easily reproducible in a simulation framework. In this case, optimization, regulatory control, PID tuning and model predictive control were considered. The energy consumption was minimized using the SQP method. Simulations were performed using HYSYS. Plant process simulator.

Claudia J.G. Vasconcelos; Rubens Maciel Filho; Renato Spandri; Maria R. Wolf-Maciel

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

391

Deeply virtual Compton scattering and generalized parton distributions at CLAS  

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The exclusive electroproduction of real photons and mesons at high momentum transfer allows us to access the Generalized Parton Distributions (GPDs). The formalism of the GPDs provides a unified description of the hadronic structure in terms of quark and gluonic degrees of freedom. In particular, the Deeply Virtual Compton Scattering (DVCS), ep â e2p2Ĺ , is one of the key reactions to determine the GPDs experimentally, as it is the simplest process that can be described in terms of GPDs. A dedicated experiment to study DVCS has been carried out in Hall B at Jefferson Lab. Beam-spin asymmetries, resulting from the interference of the Bethe-Heitler process and DVCS have been extracted over the widest kinematic range ever accessed for this reaction ( 1.2 < Q 2 < 3.7 (GeV/c 2, 0.09 < - t < 1.3 (GeV/c 2, 0.13 < x B < 0.46 . In this paper, the results obtained experimentally are shown and compared to GPD parametrizations.

Niccolai, Silvia

2008-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

392

3D Spectroscopy in the Virtual Observatory: Current Status  

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Three cornerstones for the 3D data support in the Virtual Observatory are: (1) data model to describe them, (2) data access services providing access to fully-reduced datasets, and (3) client applications which can deal with 3D data. Presently all these components became available in the VO. We demonstrate an application of the IVOA Characterisation data model to description of IFU and Fabry-Perot datasets. Two services providing SSA-like access to 3D-spectral data and Characterisation metadata have been implemented by us: ASPID-SR at SAO RAS for accessing IFU and Fabry-Perot data from the Russian 6-m telescope, and the Giraffe Archive at the VO Paris portal for the VLT FLAMES-Giraffe datasets. We have implemented VO Paris Euro3D Client, handling Euro3D FITS format, that interacts with CDS Aladin and ESA VOSpec using PLASTIC to display spatial and spectral cutouts of 3D datasets. Though the prototype we are presenting is yet rather simple, it demonstrates how 3D spectroscopic data can be fully integrated into the VO infrastructure.

Igor Chilingarian; Francois Bonnarel; Mireille Louys; Ivan Zolotukhin; Frederic Royer; Isabelle Jegouzo; Pierre Le Sidaner; Pierre Fernique; Thomas Boch

2007-11-02T23:59:59.000Z

393

A Computational Workbench Environment For Virtual Power Plant Simulation  

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In this paper we describe our progress toward creating a computational workbench for performing virtual simulations of Vision 21 power plants. The workbench provides a framework for incorporating a full complement of models, ranging from simple heat/mass balance reactor models that run in minutes to detailed models that can require several hours to execute. The workbench is being developed using the SCIRun software system. To leverage a broad range of visualization tools the OpenDX visualization package has been interfaced to the workbench. In Year One our efforts have focused on developing a prototype workbench for a conventional pulverized coal fired power plant. The prototype workbench uses a CFD model for the radiant furnace box and reactor models for downstream equipment. In Year Two and Year Three, the focus of the project will be on creating models for gasifier based systems and implementing these models into an improved workbench. In this paper we describe our work effort for Year One and outline our plans for future work. We discuss the models included in the prototype workbench and the software design issues that have been addressed to incorporate such a diverse range of models into a single software environment. In addition, we highlight our plans for developing the energyplex based workbench that will be developed in Year Two and Year Three.

Bockelie, Michael J.; Swensen, David A.; Denison, Martin K.; Sarofim, Adel F.

2001-11-06T23:59:59.000Z

394

A virtual control room with an embedded, interactive nuclear reactor simulator  

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The use of virtual nuclear control room can be an effective and powerful tool for training personnel working in the nuclear power plants. Operators could experience and simulate the functioning of the plant, even in critical situations, without being in a real power plant or running any risk. 3D models can be exported to Virtual Reality formats and then displayed in the Virtual Reality environment providing an immersive 3D experience. However, two major limitations of this approach are that 3D models exhibit static textures, and they are not fully interactive and therefore cannot be used effectively in training personnel. In this paper we first describe a possible solution for embedding the output of a computer application in a 3D virtual scene, coupling real-world applications and VR systems. The VR system reported here grabs the output of an application running on an X server; creates a texture with the output and then displays it on a screen or a wall in the virtual reality environment. We then propose a simple model for providing interaction between the user in the VR system and the running simulator. This approach is based on the use of internet-based application that can be commanded by a laptop or tablet-pc added to the virtual environment. (authors)

Markidis, S.; Rizwan, U. [Dept. of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801 (United States)

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

395

Uncertainty Analysis for a Virtual Flow Meter Using an Air-Handling Unit Chilled Water Valve  

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A virtual water flow meter is developed that uses the chilled water control valve on an air-handling unit as a measurement device. The flow rate of water through the valve is calculated using the differential pressure across the valve and its associated coil, the valve command, and an empirically determined valve characteristic curve. Thus, the probability of error in the measurements is significantly greater than for conventionally manufactured flow meters. In this paper, mathematical models are developed and used to conduct uncertainty analysis for the virtual flow meter, and the results from the virtual meter are compared to measurements made with an ultrasonic flow meter. Theoretical uncertainty analysis shows that the total uncertainty in flow rates from the virtual flow meter is 1.46% with 95% confidence; comparison of virtual flow meter results with measurements from an ultrasonic flow meter yielded anuncertainty of 1.46% with 99% confidence. The comparable results from the theoretical uncertainty analysis and empirical comparison with the ultrasonic flow meter corroborate each other, and tend to validate the approach to computationally estimating uncertainty for virtual sensors introduced in this study.

Song, Li; Wang, Gang; Brambley, Michael R.

2013-04-28T23:59:59.000Z

396

Exploring the antecedents of trust from the perspectives of uncertainty and media richness in virtual community  

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With the popularisation of the internet, virtual community offers a new way to social interaction. The services allow users to discuss, communicate, and share their video, photos and files. Recent years have seen increased attention being paid to virtual community, and it has achieved a growing importance in related researches. According to the previous researches, intention to participate is the main driver of the development of a virtual community. Therefore, participate intention is a key factor in the diffusion of a virtual community. Several studies indicate that media richness plays an important role in the traditional media, including television and radio. The most important constructs of media richness are instant feedback, non-verbal cue, language variety and personal focus, as we discuss participate intention. Therefore, this study investigated Facebook user behaviour in relation to media richness. As virtual community users participate in these activities, they will encounter several uncertainties. These uncertainties include marketing uncertainty, product uncertainty, competitor uncertainty, consumer uncertainty and service uncertainty. In light of these uncertainties, this study proposes that trust will be the critical factor regarding Facebook participation. This study uses structural equation modelling (SEM) as the analysis method. The research result shows that both media richness and uncertainty plays an important role to influence the participate intention within a virtual community.

Ruey-Ming Chao; Chen-Chi Chang; Wen-Yu Chang

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

397

A COMPUTATIONAL WORKBENCH ENVIRONMENT FOR VIRTUAL POWER PLANT SIMULATION  

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This is the thirteenth Quarterly Technical Report for DOE Cooperative Agreement No: DE-FC26-00NT41047. The goal of the project is to develop and demonstrate a Virtual Engineering-based framework for simulating the performance of Advanced Power Systems. Within the last quarter, good progress has been made on all aspects of the project. Software development efforts have focused on a preliminary detailed software design for the enhanced framework. Given the complexity of the individual software tools from each team (i.e., Reaction Engineering International, Carnegie Mellon University, Iowa State University), a robust, extensible design is required for the success of the project. In addition to achieving a preliminary software design, significant progress has been made on several development tasks for the program. These include: (1) the enhancement of the controller user interface to support detachment from the Computational Engine and support for multiple computer platforms, (2) modification of the Iowa State University interface-to-kernel communication mechanisms to meet the requirements of the new software design, (3) decoupling of the Carnegie Mellon University computational models from their parent IECM (Integrated Environmental Control Model) user interface for integration with the new framework and (4) development of a new CORBA-based model interfacing specification. A benchmarking exercise to compare process and CFD based models for entrained flow gasifiers was completed. A summary of our work on intrinsic kinetics for modeling coal gasification has been completed. Plans for implementing soot and tar models into our entrained flow gasifier models are outlined. Plans for implementing a model for mercury capture based on conventional capture technology, but applied to an IGCC system, are outlined.

Mike Bockelie; Dave Swensen; Martin Denison; Zumao Chen; Mike Maguire; Adel Sarofim; Changguan Yang; Hong-Shig Shim

2004-01-28T23:59:59.000Z

398

Combining batch execution and leasing using virtual machines.  

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As cluster computers are used for a wider range of applications, we encounter the need to deliver resources at particular times, to meet particular deadlines, and/or at the same time as other resources are provided elsewhere. To address such requirements, we describe a scheduling approach in which users request resource leases, where leases can request either as-soon-as-possible ('best-effort') or reservation start times. We present the design of a lease management architecture, Haizea, that implements leases as virtual machines (VMs), leveraging their ability to suspend, migrate, and resume computations and to provide leased resources with customized application environments. We discuss methods to minimize the overhead introduced by having to deploy VM images before the start of a lease. We also present the results of simulation studies that compare alternative approaches. Using workloads with various mixes of best-effort and advance reservation requests, we compare the performance of our VM-based approach with that of non-VM-based schedulers. We find that a VM-based approach can provide better performance (measured in terms of both total execution time and average delay incurred by best-effort requests) than a scheduler that does not support task pre-emption, and only slightly worse performance than a scheduler that does support task pre-emption. We also compare the impact of different VM image popularity distributions and VM image caching strategies on performance. These results emphasize the importance of VM image caching for the workloads studied and quantify the sensitivity of scheduling performance to VM image popularity distribution.

Sotomayor, B.; Keahey, K.; Foster, I.; Mathematics and Computer Science; Univ. of Chicago

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

399

PHP ACCELERATION IN THE CLOUD: Caching PHP Virtual Machine Opcodes for Reuse in a Secure, Multi-User, Enterprise  

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PHP ACCELERATION IN THE CLOUD: Caching PHP Virtual Machine Opcodes for Reuse in a Secure, Multi......................................................................................................................... 1 An Overview of PHP .......................................................................................................... 3 What Is PHP

Dyer, Bill

400

EcoCAR2 Teams Start their Virtual Engines | Department of Energy  

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EcoCAR2 Teams Start their Virtual Engines EcoCAR2 Teams Start their Virtual Engines EcoCAR2 Teams Start their Virtual Engines May 17, 2012 - 4:11pm Addthis A North Carolina State University student works on an EcoCAR vehicle at the Year 3 finals last year in Milford, MI. | Energy Department photo. A North Carolina State University student works on an EcoCAR vehicle at the Year 3 finals last year in Milford, MI. | Energy Department photo. Shannon Brescher Shea Communications Manager, Clean Cities Program What are the key facts? First-year finals of the EcoCar2 competition begin Friday, May 18 in Los Angeles, CA. As the auto industry introduces more alternative fuel and energy efficient vehicles to dealerships across the U.S., teams of university students are also making sure consumers have more choices on the showroom floor.

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Festival Re-Cap: Energy Bikes, Levitated Trains and 3D Virtual Rides |  

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

Festival Re-Cap: Energy Bikes, Levitated Trains and 3D Virtual Festival Re-Cap: Energy Bikes, Levitated Trains and 3D Virtual Rides Festival Re-Cap: Energy Bikes, Levitated Trains and 3D Virtual Rides October 27, 2010 - 5:29pm Addthis Students experiment with steel balls on a track as they learn about energy exchange during collisions during the USA Science and Engineering Festival held on the National Mall October 23-24. Students experiment with steel balls on a track as they learn about energy exchange during collisions during the USA Science and Engineering Festival held on the National Mall October 23-24. Director Brinkman Director Brinkman Director of the Office of Science I was delighted that the first ever USA Science and Engineering Festival on the National Mall Oct. 23-24 proved to be a fun-filled weekend event for

402

Virtual Museum Captures Ohio Plant History: Web-based Project Preserves  

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Virtual Museum Captures Ohio Plant History: Web-based Project Virtual Museum Captures Ohio Plant History: Web-based Project Preserves Plant's Uranium Enrichment Legacy Virtual Museum Captures Ohio Plant History: Web-based Project Preserves Plant's Uranium Enrichment Legacy May 21, 2012 - 12:00pm Addthis An online museum on the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant went live earlier this year. An online museum on the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant went live earlier this year. PIKETON, Ohio - Do you wonder what the interior of a uranium enrichment plant looks like without ever stepping foot in the facility? Now, the public can view photos, watch interviews with current and former workers who share historical accounts and browse old newsletters on the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant from as far back as the early 1950s with

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Virtual Museum Captures Ohio Plant History: Web-based Project Preserves  

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Virtual Museum Captures Ohio Plant History: Web-based Project Virtual Museum Captures Ohio Plant History: Web-based Project Preserves Plant's Uranium Enrichment Legacy Virtual Museum Captures Ohio Plant History: Web-based Project Preserves Plant's Uranium Enrichment Legacy May 21, 2012 - 12:00pm Addthis An online museum on the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant went live earlier this year. An online museum on the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant went live earlier this year. PIKETON, Ohio - Do you wonder what the interior of a uranium enrichment plant looks like without ever stepping foot in the facility? Now, the public can view photos, watch interviews with current and former workers who share historical accounts and browse old newsletters on the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant from as far back as the early 1950s with

404

Virtual machining considering dimensional, geometrical and tool deflection errors in three-axis CNC milling machines  

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Abstract Virtual manufacturing systems can provide useful means for products to be manufactured without the need of physical testing on the shop floor. As a result, the time and cost of part production can be decreased. There are different error sources in machine tools such as tool deflection, geometrical deviations of moving axis and thermal distortions of machine tool structures. Some of these errors can be decreased by controlling the machining process and environmental parameters. However other errors like tool deflection and geometrical errors which have a big portion of the total error, need more attention. This paper presents a virtual machining system in order to enforce dimensional, geometrical and tool deflection errors in three-axis milling operations. The system receives 21 dimensional and geometrical errors of a machine tool and machining codes of a specific part as input. The output of the system is the modified codes which will produce actual machined part in the virtual environment.

Mohsen Soori; Behrooz Arezoo; Mohsen Habibi

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Google+ virtual field trip: "Vehicle Electrification" (11/18/13) | Argonne  

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Google+ virtual field trip: "Vehicle Electrification" (11/18/13) Google+ virtual field trip: "Vehicle Electrification" (11/18/13) Share Topic Energy Energy efficiency Vehicles Electric drive technology Browse By - Any - Energy -Energy efficiency --Vehicles ---Alternative fuels ---Automotive engineering ---Diesel ---Electric drive technology ---Hybrid & electric vehicles ---Powertrain research --Building design ---Construction --Manufacturing -Energy sources --Renewable energy ---Bioenergy ---Solar energy --Fossil fuels ---Natural Gas --Nuclear energy ---Nuclear energy modeling & simulation ---Nuclear fuel cycle ---Reactors -Energy usage --Energy storage ---Batteries ----Lithium-ion batteries ----Lithium-air batteries --Electricity transmission --Smart Grid Environment -Biology --Computational biology --Environmental biology

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Generation IV Nuclear Energy Systems Construction Cost Reductions Through the Use of Virtual Environments  

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The objective of this multi-phase project is to demonstrate the feasibility and effectiveness of using full-scale virtual reality simulation in the design, construction, and maintenance of future nuclear power plants. The project will test the suitability of immersive virtual reality technology to aid engineers in the design of the next generation nuclear power plant and to evaluate potential cost reductions that can be realized by optimization of installation and construction sequences. The intent is to see if this type of information technology can be used in capacities similar to those currently filled by full-scale physical mockups. This report presents the results of the completed project.

Timothy Shaw; Vaugh Whisker

2004-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

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Generation IV Nuclear Energy Systems Construction Cost Reductions through the Use of Virtual Environments - Final Report  

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Final report of 3 year DOE NERI-sponsored effort evaluating immersive virtual reality (CAVE) technology for design review, construction planning, and maintenance planning and training for next generation nuclear power plants. Program covers development of full-scale virtual mockups generated from 3D CAD data presented in a CAVE visualization facility. Mockups applied to design review of AP600/1000, Construction planning for AP 600, and AP 1000 maintenance evaluation. Proof of concept study also performed for GenIV PBMR models.

Timothy Shaw; Anthony Baratta; Vaughn Whisker

2005-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

408

Implementing agent-based emissions trading for controlling Virtual Power Plant emissions  

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Abstract A methodology was developed and tested for controlling the emissions from a group of micro-generators aggregated in a Virtual Power Plant. The methodology is based on the EU Emissions Trading Scheme. A multi-agent system was designed and simulations were performed. The operation of the system was demonstrated experimentally using micro-generation sources installed in two laboratories. Two days of experiments were performed. Results show that system emissions have been controlled with a good accuracy, since only small deviations between desired and actual emissions output were observed. It was found that Virtual Power Plant controllability increases significantly by increasing the number of participating micro-generators.

Spyros Skarvelis-Kazakos; Evangelos Rikos; Efstathia Kolentini; Liana M. Cipcigan; Nick Jenkins

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

409

Can Natural and Virtual Environments Be Used To Promote Improved Human Health and Wellbeing?  

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(14-16) Expressing a preference for natural environments might therefore reflect a liking for an environment with either few or no people, rather than for green space per se. ... Unlike nature, today’s software engineer has the possibility of controlling nearly every aspect of the virtual environment, from the color and movement of grass or the leaves on the trees, to the height of waves crashing on seashores or the abundance of wildlife in the scene. ... That same decade also demonstrated that it is not technology per se that is responsible for achieving immersion in virtual environments. ...

M. H. Depledge; R. J. Stone; W. J. Bird

2011-04-19T23:59:59.000Z

410

There Are Two Sides to Every Coin—Even to the Bitcoin, a Virtual Currency  

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Until recently, the popularity of the virtual currency bitcoin had largely been confined to the tech circles. It started to grab the attention of the mainstream media as its value against the U.S. dollar gyrated wildly earlier this year (see figure), fueled by speculative trades by several hedge funds. Today, bitcoins are more widely accepted and circulated than ever, often aiding illicit transactions. In this article, we describe the unique features of the bitcoin and explain how it works. What Is Bitcoin? Bitcoin is a decentralized virtual currency that uses a peer-to-peer consensus system

A. Arias; Yongseok Shin

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176 IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL INFORMATICS, VOL. 2, NO. 3, AUGUST 2006 Combustion Efficiency Optimization and Virtual  

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of the soft-computing techniques in a power plant are discussed by Azid et al. [2], Chang and Hou [7 Optimization and Virtual Testing: A Data-Mining Approach Andrew Kusiak, Member, IEEE, and Zhe Song Abstract. The combustion process is complex, nonlinear, and nonstationary. A virtual testing procedure is developed

Kusiak, Andrew

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Title: A Virtual Test Facility for Simulating Detonation-and Shock-induced Deformation and Fracture of Thin Flexible Shells  

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Title: A Virtual Test Facility for Simulating Detonation- and Shock-induced Deformation-mail: deiterdingr@ornl.gov Running head: A Virtual Test Facility Key words: Fluid-structure interaction, detonation hammer Abstract: The coupling of a dynamically adaptive Eulerian Cartesian detonation solver

Deiterding, Ralf

413

3rd Workshop on System-level Virtualization for High Performance Computing (HPCVirt) 2009, Nuremberg, Germany, March 30, 2009  

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3rd Workshop on System-level Virtualization for High Performance Computing (HPCVirt) 2009 for High Performance Computing (HPCVirt) 2009, Nuremberg, Germany, March 30, 2009 Outline · Background work #12;3/193rd Workshop on System-level Virtualization for High Performance Computing (HPCVirt) 2009

Engelmann, Christian

414

Communication differences in virtual design teams: findings from a multi-method analysis of high and low performing experimental teams  

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This multi-method study distinguishes between four high performing and four low performing fully distributed virtual design teams, through an analysis of their asynchronous communication. Results indicate that these teams were similar in terms of the ... Keywords: computer-mediated communication, creativity, distributed software development, innovation, software design, software requirements analysis, virtual teams

Rosalie J. Ocker; Jerry Fjermestad

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

415

Experiences with a Virtual Swimming Interface Exhibit Sidney Fels, Steve Yohanan, Sachiyo Takahashi, Yuichiro Kinoshita, Kenji Funahashi, Yasufumi  

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accomplished the artistic endeavour by swimming in the pool of the ocean liner, Queen Elizabeth II, traveling1 Experiences with a Virtual Swimming Interface Exhibit Sidney Fels, Steve Yohanan, Sachiyo based on a new locomotion interface for swimming in a virtual reality ocean environment as part of our

British Columbia, University of

416

Decoupled Simulation in Virtual Reality with The MR Toolkit y Chris Shaw, Mark Green, Jiandong Liang and Yunqi Sun  

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and Motivation The Virtual Reality (VR) user interface style involves highly-interactive three-dimensional 2H1 fcdshaw,mark,liang,yunqig@cs.ualberta.ca Abstract The Virtual Reality (VR) user interface style 3D input devices. This style is best suited to application areas where traditional two-dimensional

Shaw, Chris

417

Utilising a collaborative macro-script to enhance student engagement: A mixed method study in a 3D virtual environment  

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This study examines the effect of using an online 3D virtual environment in teaching Mathematics in Primary Education. In particular, it explores the extent to which student engagement - behavioral, affective and cognitive - is fostered by such tools ... Keywords: 3D virtual environments, K-12 education, Online collaborative learning, Script, Student engagement

Hara Bouta; Symeon Retalis; Fotini Paraskeva

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2002 IEEE/ASEE Frontiers in Education Meeting, Boston MA The Creation of Web-Based Interactive Virtual Experiments on Microelectronics and Nanoscience  

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Virtual Experiments on Microelectronics and Nanoscience for Early Engineering Students John C. Bean and nanoscience though the use of web-based "Virtual Experiments." The website allows students to explore

Bean, John C.

420

The impacts of information quality and system quality on users' continuance intention in information-exchange virtual communities: An empirical investigation  

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An information-exchange virtual community (VC) is an IT-supported virtual space that is composed of a group of people for accessing, sharing and disseminating topic-related experiences and knowledge through communication and social interaction [36,43]. ... Keywords: IS Success model, IS post-adoption, Individual benefits, Information quality, System quality, Virtual communities

Yiming Zheng; Kexin Zhao; Antonis Stylianou

2013-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Distributed Virtual Machines: A System Architecture for Network Computing Emin Gn Sirer, Robert Grimm, Brian N. Bershad, Arthur J. Gregory, Sean McDirmid  

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Distributed Virtual Machines: A System Architecture for Network Computing Emin Gün Sirer, Robert Seattle, WA 98195­2350 February 26, 1998 Abstract Modern virtual machines, such as Java and Inferno, are emerging as network computing platforms. While today's virtual machines provide higher­level abstractions

Sirer, Emin Gun

422

Distributed Virtual Machines: A System Architecture for Network Computing Emin Gn Sirer, Robert Grimm, Arthur J. Gregory, Nathan Anderson, Brian N. Bershad  

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Distributed Virtual Machines: A System Architecture for Network Computing Emin GĂĽn Sirer, Robert Seattle, WA 98195-2350 Abstract Modern virtual machines, such as Java and Inferno, are emerging as network computing platforms. While these virtual machines provide higher-level abstractions and more sophisticated

Grimm, Robert

423

Inter-rack Live Migration of Multiple Virtual Machines Umesh Deshpande, Unmesh Kulkarni, and Kartik Gopalan  

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Inter-rack Live Migration of Multiple Virtual Machines Umesh Deshpande, Unmesh Kulkarni, and Kartik a distributed system for inter-rack live migration (IRLM), i.e., parallel live migration of multiple VMs across racks. The key performance objective of IRLM is to reduce the traffic load on the core network links

Gopalan, Kartik

424

Collaborative Virtual Environments for Ergonomics: Embedding the Design Engineer Role in the Loop  

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D RA FT Collaborative Virtual Environments for Ergonomics: Embedding the Design Engineer Role and duties of a design engineer involved in a collaborative ergonomic design session sup- ported by a 3D to obtain efficient collaborative ergonomic design sessions. Then, after a short definition of the role

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

425

The ergonomic design of workstations using virtual manufacturing and response surface methodology  

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The ergonomic design of workstations using virtual manufacturing and response surface methodology- nomic and ergonomic results, a comprehensive study of the task at hand must be conducted and several time and productivity; and (ii) ergonomic measures such as energy exertion, posture analysis

Ben-Gal, Irad E.

426

Hobbes: composition and virtualization as the foundations of an extreme-scale OS/R  

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This paper describes our vision for Hobbes, an operating system and runtime (OS/R) framework for extreme-scale systems. The Hobbes design explicitly supports application composition, which is emerging as a key approach for applications to address scalability ... Keywords: application composition, operating system, supercomputing, virtualization

Ron Brightwell; Ron Oldfield; Arthur B. Maccabe; David E. Bernholdt

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

427

DIMACS Technical Report 200210 Use of virtual semantic headers to improve the  

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on syntactic and semantic processing (Galitsky 1999), logical meta­ programming implementation, performance. Semantic skeleton includes the virtual semantic headers, which do not have to be explicitly programmed customer impressions are analyzed. #12; 3 Introduction In recent years, question­answering (Q/A) systems

428

To Infinity and Not Beyond: Scaling Communication in Virtual Worlds with Meru  

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by enforcing analogies to real-world physics. We present a message passing system where message rates virtual world objects to pass messages with 800 times the throughput as Second Life while also gracefully-dimensional envi- ronments, such as physics simulation [4] and graphics rendering [20], is a well understood

Levis, Philip

429

An Inteligent Agent-Based Virtual Game for Oil Drilling Operators Training  

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Oil exploration has become a steadily growing business. This is due to the ever increasing demand for oil derivates in the international market. The extraction of this mineral, however, is not an easy process. It poses many hazards which may threaten ... Keywords: educative games, multi-agent systems, virtual reality

Igor Saraiva Brasil; Francisco Milton Mendes Neto; Jose Ferdinandy Silva Chagas; Rodrigo Monteiro de Lima; Daniel Faustino Lacerda Souza; Mara Franklin Bonates; Andre Dantas

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

430

Virtual electric guitars and associated audio effects in Faust and C++  

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@ccrma.stanford.edu) , Nick Porcaro, and Nelson Lee Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA) Department-2008, STK implementations have been developed (primarily by Nick Porcaro) for substantially the same virtual electric guitars and audio effects · We wish to compare the relative merits of Faust and the STK

Smith III, Julius Orion

431

A Virtual Test Facility for Simulating Detonation-Induced Fracture of  

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A Virtual Test Facility for Simulating Detonation-Induced Fracture of Thin Flexible Shells Ralf. The fluid-structure interaction simulation of detonation- and shock-wave-loaded fracturing thin with fracture and fragmen- tation capabilities with an Eulerian Cartesian detonation solver with optional

Deiterding, Ralf

432

A Virtual Test Facility for Simulating Detonation-induced Fracture of  

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A Virtual Test Facility for Simulating Detonation-induced Fracture of Thin Flexible Shells Ralf://www.cacr.caltech.edu/asc Abstract. The fluid-structure interaction simulation of detonation- and shock-wave-loaded fracturing thin with fracture and fragmen- tation capabilities with an Eulerian Cartesian detonation solver with optional

Cirak, Fehmi

433

Contrail Virtual Execution Platform Challenges in Being Part of a Cloud Federation  

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Contrail Virtual Execution Platform Challenges in Being Part of a Cloud Federation Piyush Harsh will provide a federation layer support for bringing a multitude of cloud providers, both private and public, health care providers to name a few. This paper describes the novel features we are building

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

434

Enhancing realistic hands-on network training in a virtual environment  

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Ensuring cyber related personnel are properly trained is vital to maintaining and defending our country's network and computer infrastructure. The Air Force provides formal technical training schools, on-line computer based training, and training exercises ... Keywords: SAST, training, virtual machines

Michael G. Wabiszewski, Jr.; Todd R. Andel; Barry E. Mullins; Ryan W. Thomas

2009-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

435

Automating the Transfer of a Generic Set of Behaviors Onto a Virtual Character  

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of specialists, despite the broad availability of the models, assets and simulation environments. To address this problem, we present a system that allows the rapid incorpo- ration of high-fidelity humanoid 3D modelsAutomating the Transfer of a Generic Set of Behaviors Onto a Virtual Character Andrew Feng1

Kallmann, Marcelo

436

EXPERIMENTATION TESTBEDS: USING SORASCS TO RUN AND PROCESS HSCB VIRTUAL EXPERIMENTS  

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, and analysis of the results from a virtual experiment using an HSCB simulation model. Given the experimental experiments using simulation models. Experimentation control is critical. We describe how SORASCS can be used-if reasoning using simulation systems. Such what-if reasoning requires the analyst to use a simulation model

Sadeh, Norman M.

437

MOBILE PAYMENTS & VIRTUAL CURRENCIES Adoption Cycles Meeting Reality Global Lessons & Strategies  

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MOBILE PAYMENTS & VIRTUAL CURRENCIES Adoption Cycles Meeting Reality ­Global Lessons & Strategies Moderator: · Ulrike Guigui, Deloitte, NY 09:00-09:20 The State Of Mobile Payments Globally · David Birch, Consult Hyperion, UK 09:20-09:40 Global Presence, Local Solutions in Mobile Payments · Tomasz Smilowicz

Qian, Ning

438

A Case for Virtualizing the Electric Utility in Cloud Data Centers Position paper  

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that there exists a big gap in how electric utilities charge data centers for their energy con- sumption (on the oneA Case for Virtualizing the Electric Utility in Cloud Data Centers Position paper Cheng Wang- der Duke electric company's pricing scheme [12]. As shown, a 10MW data center with roughly 20K servers

Urgaonkar, Bhuvan

439

NUVABAT: Northeastern University Virtual Ankle and Balance Trainer Ye Ding1, Mark Sivak1  

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NUVABAT: Northeastern University Virtual Ankle and Balance Trainer Ye Ding1, Mark Sivak1 , Brian-373-5274. ABSTRACT The ability to control the ankle muscles and produce adequate range ofmotion in the ankle joints, such as stroke or traumatic brain injury, frequently lose gait and balance function due in part to loss of ankle

Mavroidis, Constantinos

440

Fort Future: Virtual Installation supports rapidly changing needs of armed forces in the field  

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and electric utility modeling and planning tools for the Virtual Instal- lation. For water utilities, Argonne uses the Environmental Protection Agency's EPANet software; for the electrical distribution network-252-6727 psydelko@anl.gov National Security Argonne National Laboratory is a U.S. Department of Energy laboratory

Kemner, Ken

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Towards Better Performance Per Watt in Virtual Environments on Asymmetric Single-ISA Multi-core  

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Towards Better Performance Per Watt in Virtual Environments on Asymmetric Single-ISA Multi, performance-asymmetric multicore architec- tures, performance per watt 1. INTRODUCTION Asymmetric single performance per watt than homogeneous multicore proces- sors. As power consumption in data centers becomes

Fedorova, Alexandra

442

Reducing Electricity Cost Through Virtual Machine Placement in High Performance Computing Clouds  

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Reducing Electricity Cost Through Virtual Machine Placement in High Performance Computing Clouds electricity-related costs as well as transient cooling effects. Our evaluation studies the ability) load migration enables sav- ings in many scenarios, and (3) all electricity-related costs must

443

A Virtual Velocity Attractor, Harmonic Potential Approach for Joint planning and control of a UAV  

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A Virtual Velocity Attractor, Harmonic Potential Approach for Joint planning and control of a UAV vehicles (UAVs). The method indirectly controls the trajectory of a UAV by regulating its velocity using planner into a well-behaved control signal that can be fed to the actuator of the UAV. I. Introduction

Masoud, Ahmad A.

444

Meter Any Wire, Anywhere by Virtualizing the Voltage Channel Thomas Schmid, David Culler, Prabal Dutta  

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Meter Any Wire, Anywhere by Virtualizing the Voltage Channel Thomas Schmid, David Culler, Prabal}@eecs.umich.edu culler@cs.berkeley.edu Abstract AC power meters require both voltage and current to be sampled physical proximity and fed into a single power metering de- vice. In this paper, we explore the viability

Dutta, Prabal

445

The acceptance and use of a virtual learning environment in China  

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The success of a virtual learning environment (VLE) depends to a considerable extent on student acceptance and use of such an e-learning system. After critically assessing models of technology adoption, including the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM), ... Keywords: Adult learning, Computer-mediated communication, Distance education and telelearning, Distributed learning environments

Erik M. van Raaij; Jeroen J. L. Schepers

2008-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

446

Discovery of Potential Integrin VLA-4 Antagonists Using Pharmacophore Modeling, Virtual  

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Discovery of Potential Integrin VLA-4 Antagonists Using Pharmacophore Modeling, Virtual Screening compounds to use them in designing potent VLA-4 antagonists. A best pharmacophore model was generated antagonists. A homology model of VLA-4 was built and employed in molecular docking of screened hit compounds

Lee, Keun Woo

447

Virtual monotonic counters and count-limited objects using a TPM without a trusted OS  

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A trusted monotonic counter is a valuable primitive that enables a wide variety of highly scalable offline and decentralized applications that would otherwise be prone to replay attacks, including offline payment, e-wallets, virtual trusted storage, ... Keywords: certified execution, e-wallet memory integrity checking, key delegation, stored-value, trusted storage

Luis F. G. Sarmenta; Marten van Dijk; Charles W. O'Donnell; Jonathan Rhodes; Srinivas Devadas

2006-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

448

Systems and Virtualization Management: Standards and the Cloud. A report on SVM 2013  

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Hosted by the Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF) and collocated with the International Conference on Network and Service Management, SVM 2013 was the seventh International DMTF Academic Alliance Workshop on Systems and Virtualization Management ... Keywords: CIM, Cloud, Desktop management, Network, Server, Web services and SOA

Mark Carlson

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

449

Seven League Boots: A New Metaphor for Augmented Locomotion through Moderately Large Scale Immersive Virtual Environments  

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Seven League Boots: A New Metaphor for Augmented Locomotion through Moderately Large Scale boots. The key characteristic of this method is that it involves determining a user's intended direction virtual hallway, participants overwhelmingly preferred the seven league boots method to the other methods

Interrante, Victoria

450

Using heat demand prediction to optimise Virtual Power Plant production capacity  

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1 Using heat demand prediction to optimise Virtual Power Plant production capacity Vincent Bakker is really produced by the fleet of micro- generators. When using micro Combined Heat and Power micro distributed electricity generation (micro-generation e.g. solar cells, micro Combined Heat and Power (micro

Al Hanbali, Ahmad

451

Implementation of Campus-wide Wireless Network Services using ATM, Virtual LANs, and Wireless Basestations  

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Implementation of Campus-wide Wireless Network Services using ATM, Virtual LANs, and Wireless of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 405 North Mathews Ave Urbana, IL 61801 Abstract-A campus-wide wireless LAN has been imple- mented that combines the scalability

Lockwood, John W.

452

A Comprehensive Comparison of Ligand-Based Virtual Screening Tools Against the DUD Dataset  

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A Comprehensive Comparison of Ligand-Based Virtual Screening Tools Against the DUD Dataset Reveals) dataset comprising over 100,000 compounds distributed across 40 protein targets. The DUD was developed and the composition of the DUD dataset itself. We propose that in order to To whom correspondence should be addressed

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

453

Parcel Manipulation and Dynamics with a Distributed Actuator Array: The Virtual Vehicle  

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Parcel Manipulation and Dynamics with a Distributed Actuator Array: The Virtual Vehicle Jonathan E. In essence, this system is an improvement over traditional conveyor systems in that objects can be re. Towards the goal of motion planning, in this paper we consider the dynamics of parcel transport

Choset, Howie

454

The 12th International Symposium on Virtual Reality, Archaeology and Cultural Heritage VAST (2011), pp. 14  

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-Dimensional Graphics and Realism--Virtual reality I.4.8 [Image Processing and Computer Vision]: Scene Analysis of hydrothermal vents) to biology (study of benthic ecosys- tems), from forensics science (airplane accidents technologies for the survey process automation, documen- tation and systematic monitoring of wrecks in known

Colombo, Carlo

455

A virtual environment for the interrogation of 3D polycrystalline microstructure including  

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A virtual environment for the interrogation of 3D polycrystalline microstructure including grain of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, 101 Frank H.T. Rhodes Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853. The macroscopic response is obtained through volume- averaging laws. A constitutive framework for elasto

Zabaras, Nicholas J.

456

A Multi-layer Framework for Virtual Organizations Creation in Breeding Environment  

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Organizations, VO Breeding Environment, 1. INTRODUCTION In response to global competition, rapid changesA Multi-layer Framework for Virtual Organizations Creation in Breeding Environment Khouloud Boukadi-Ferrand, France 2 Industrial Engineering and Computer Sciences, ENSM, Saint-Etienne, France 3 LIRIS Laboratory

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

457

A Real-Time Java Virtual Machine with Applications in Avionics  

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A Real-Time Java Virtual Machine with Applications in Avionics Austin Armbruster The Boeing Company Purdue University and Edward Pla, The Boeing Company and Marek Prochazka SciSys and Jan Vitek Purdue with the Boeing PRiSMj software and the Ovm Real-time JVM. for avionics, shipboard computing and simulation [Child

Vitek, Jan

458

Preprinted from the Proceedings of UPCAEDM, 1996. Introducing Virtual Reality Into the Engineering Curriculum  

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Preprinted from the Proceedings of UPCAEDM, 1996. 1 Introducing Virtual Reality ] on the Internet and started developing some simple worlds, and I attended the annual meeting of the American an opportunity to explore a very interesting area of research for which I was uniquely qualified. The next step

Bell, John T.

459

A Haptic Virtual Borescope for Visual Engine Inspection Training Deepak Vembar  

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for use in gas turbine maintenance training schools. Such devices consist of engine section mockups Industrial Engineering Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634 ABSTRACT A haptic virtual borescope is developed strategies exhibited by experienced inspectors, we have built a training simulator for teaching good

Duchowski, Andrew T.

460

Organising for networking and virtual teams the effects of the legal environment  

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Networking and teamwork have become increasingly typical ways of organising work in and between companies. These new forms of work provide companies with varying opportunities, but they may also be challenging to organise. One area having an effect on ... Keywords: contracts, international teams, knowledge protection, labour law, labour legislation, networking, team management, teamwork, virtual teams, web based communities

Anne-Mari Makinen; Pia Hurmelinna-Laukkanen; Amir Hassan

2008-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ION GPS '99, 14-17 September 1999, Nashville, TN Virtual Differential GPS & Road  

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ION GPS '99, 14-17 September 1999, Nashville, TN Virtual Differential GPS & Road Reduction Filtering by Map Matching George Taylor, Quality Engineering and Survey Technology Ltd. (Quest), Newcastle, University of Nevada, Reno. BIOGRAPHIES Dr George Taylor, is a director of Quest Ltd, a software engineering

Tingley, Joseph V.

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Assessment of Knowledge and Competencies in 3D Virtual Worlds: A Proposal  

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the world of education, EDUCAUSE [4], a nonprofit association whose mission is "to advance higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology", claims that these virtual worlds will have a large and assessment of competencies, rather than the mere transmission of information, is becoming more relevant

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Grassroots Initiated Networked Communities: A Study of Hybrid Physical/ Virtual Communities  

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and /or intranet infrastructure with minimal external support. They believe that establishing review a case study of five such projects in the UK, identifying characteristics, methods of function for identity, trust, and reputation. In virtual environments, personal characteristics are often blurred

Holland, Simon

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Manipulating complex network structures in virtual reality and 3D printing of the results  

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Manipulating complex network structures in virtual reality and 3D printing of the results Alberto the results at any time for direct 3D printing. 1. INTRODUCTION Although its first appearance on the market can be tracked up to three decades ago, stereolithography (also known as 3D printing) has become

Verschure, Paul

465

Power-Aware Scheduling of Virtual Machines in DVFS-enabled Clusters  

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Supercomputers in existence today. However these systems can consume a cities worth of power just to run idle both high performance and reduced power consumption, effectively maximizing total system efficiency. This paper focuses on scheduling virtual machines in a compute cluster to reduce power consumption via

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3D Graph Visualization with the Oculus Rift Virtual Graph Reality  

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3D Graph Visualization with the Oculus Rift Virtual Graph Reality Farshad Barahimi, Stephen Wismath regarding three- dimensional (3D) representations of graphs. However, the actual usefulness of such 3D reality environment such as a CAVE, or · printed as a physical model with a 3D printer. Early studies

Wismath, Stephen

467

An Experiment in Reducing Cellular Base Station Power Draw With Virtual Coverage  

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providers offer "low-power" GSM Base Stations (BTS) for use with renewable energy sources, these have cellular network during a six-month deployment in rural Papua, Indonesia. We demonstrate that the systemAn Experiment in Reducing Cellular Base Station Power Draw With Virtual Coverage Kurtis Heimerl UC

Parikh, Tapan S.

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Tracking of Multiple Faces for Human-Computer Interfaces and Virtual Environments  

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Tracking of Multiple Faces for Human-Computer Interfaces and Virtual Environments Fu Jie Huang present a tracking software library based on this algorithm. This library can be applied to human-computer based on statistical color modeling and the deformable template. We then expand the algorithm to track

Beimel, Amos

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Perception of Perspective Distortions of Man-Made Virtual Objects Frank Steinicke and Gerd Bruder  

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: Perspective distortions of a Utah teapot rendered with different geometric fields of view and adapted fixed by a chin-rest, resulting in a DFOV of 26 . We arranged a physical Utah teapot inside the frame virtual replica of the physical teapot that we rendered with different GFOVs. In each trial the subject

Hinrichs, Klaus

470

OMWeb Virtual Web-based Remote Laboratory for Modelica in Engineering Courses  

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In this paper we introduce a learning environment for web-based modern object-oriented equation-based modeling be illustrated by dynamic simulations. Keywords: OMWeb, OpenModelica, Virtual, Web- based 1 Introduction. Modelica Compiler Interactive session handler Execution Graphical Model Editor/Browser Textual Model Editor

Zhao, Yuxiao

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Powerful Ideas Virtually all the power that goes into a modern processor comes  

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nodes (which have no internal power man- agement) were constructed by inverting one case and using metal years, we have demonstrated new com- piler technology that can annotate a program with worst-case powerPowerful Ideas Virtually all the power that goes into a modern processor comes out as heat. Circuit

Dietz, Henry G. "Hank"

472

Feasibility Study of Developing a Virtual Chilled Water Flow Meter at Air Handling Unit Level  

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In this paper, a virtual Air handling unit (AHU) level water flow meter is explored by using a control valve as a measurement device. The flow through the valve is indirectly calculated using differential pressure over both the valve and its...

Song, L.; Swamy, A.; Shim, G.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Model-Based Telerobotic Control with Virtual Fixtures For Satellite Servicing Tasks  

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the tape that secures a flap of multi-layer insulation over the access panel of a satellite mockup. I its national capability to perform on- orbit repair of satellites in low-earth orbit, and evenModel-Based Telerobotic Control with Virtual Fixtures For Satellite Servicing Tasks Tian Xia, Simon

Whitcomb, Louis L.

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Technische Universitt Berlin -Intelligent Networks Group The CloudNets Network Virtualization  

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and creates bridge interfaces Configures VLAN tags on ports Provisions virtual machines Database OL0 graph with demand/"with the sun") [3]. Non-critical CloudNets can be migrated to locations where resources are abundant and energy is cheap (move against First, the new CloudNet is mapped using a fast heuristic

Schmid, Stefan

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A Real-time Distributed Storage System for Multi-Resolution Virtual Synchrophasor  

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sets of distributed Phasor Data Concentrators (PDCs) collectively process PMU data to achieve real with a certain resolution requirement, a complete set of PMU data can be composed by combining samples from-time distributed storage system to support the virtual PMU data communication. We extend the Chord algorithm so

Mueller, Frank

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Control of a Bicycle Using Virtual Holonomic Constraints Luca Consolini a  

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Control of a Bicycle Using Virtual Holonomic Constraints Luca Consolini a Manfredi Maggiore b a, Canada Abstract The paper studies the problem of making Getz's bicycle model traverse a strictly convex of the bicycle become a function of the bicycle's position along the curve. It is shown that the VHC can

Maggiore, Manfredi

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Response Time-based Self-tuning Fuzzy Control of Virtualized Resources  

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, originally developed for response time assurance in web servers to resource allocation in virtualized environments. We introduce mechanisms for adaptive output amplification and flexible rule selection in the STFC are difficult to estimate due to time-varying and diverse workload. More importantly, client-perceived quality

Xu, Cheng-Zhong

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Real Time Biomedical Data Streaming Platform (RIMES): a data-intensive virtual environment  

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Real Time Biomedical Data Streaming Platform (RIMES): a data-intensive virtual environment Kejun@ucsd.edu Abstract - In this paper we present Real tIme bioMEdical data Streaming platform (RIMES), a data of California, San Diego. RIMES extends scientists' desktops to biomedical grid computation resources and mass

Schulze, JĂĽrgen P.

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NL Generation for Virtual Humans in a Complex Social Environment David Traum  

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NL Generation for Virtual Humans in a Complex Social Environment David Traum University of Southern Natural language generation is a broad field, given the wide variety of different applications for text generation. Perhaps one of the most challenging of these applications is natural language generation

Hovy, Eduard

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The EuroPhysiome, STEP and a roadmap for the virtual physiological human  

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...the virtual physiological human J.W Fenner 1 * B Brook 2 G Clapworthy 3 P.V Coveney...Authors for correspondence ( j.w.fenner@sheffield.ac.uk ) ( viceconti...Road, Sheffield S10 2JF, UK. j.w.fenner@sheffield.ac.uk | Journal Article...

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Reconstruction of photorealistic 3D model of ceramic artefacts for interactive virtual exhibition  

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To create photorealistic three-dimensional (3D) models of real scenes and objects is a challenging problem that demands advanced knowledge of computer vision and computer graphics. Systems that can reconstruct the 3D model of cultural artefacts have found many applications such as virtual museum and historical archiving. While there are methods for 3D digitization of cultural artefacts with high geometric resolution, there are still limitations in achieving high textural resolution for virtual exhibition. One major problem is that the object surface exhibits specular reflection of illuminated light during the acquisition of surface texture. The shading of the target object does not match to other objects or pictures in the virtual scene. Also, if texture of the object must be composed of multiple images, the mismatch of shading (radiometric difference) among the images can be very prominent. In order to create high visual quality exhibition, the specular reflections must be eliminated and then the virtual scene is relit by a synthetic light source. Most existing methods for the identification and removal of specular reflection component demand special device or rely on information obtained in a single image. In order to reconstruct a complete 3D model, we need to acquire a multi-view image sequence. We therefore propose a new method that is applicable for the separation of diffuse and specular reflection components in multi-view image sequence. Also, our method can tackle the specular reflection across the texture boundary. The image sequence is first normalized by the estimated illumination color. Based on the dichromatic reflection model, the specular chromaticity is replaced by the corresponding diffuse chromaticity, which can always be found in neighboring views with the highlights already faded away. We test the new method in modeling Yixing ceramic teapots. The shape model of the teapot is obtained by a laser scanner. The diffuse image sequence is then used to generate the texture map. We create the virtual scene with the photorealistic 3D teapot model, some synthetic 3D models and still pictures. Interactive exhibition of the artefact is achieved with the control of the mouse and simple keyboard commands. This paper gives an account of the procedures for the creation of interactive virtual exhibition of ceramic artefacts.

Shu-Kam Chow; Kwok-Leung Chan

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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www.seedco.in Presentation of Seedcoin, the world's first seed-stage virtual incubator for Bitcoin startups  

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www.seedco.in Presentation of Seedcoin, the world's first seed-stage virtual incubator for Bitcoin, the disruptive power of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies and their potential applications in our everyday lives

Gesbert, David

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The virtual digital nuclear power plant: A modern tool for supporting the lifecycle of VVER-based nuclear power units  

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The article describes the “Virtual Digital VVER-Based Nuclear Power Plant” computerized system comprising a totality of verified ... a model intended for describing the behavior of nuclear power plant (NPP) syste...

G. V. Arkadov; A. P. Zhukavin; A. E. Kroshilin; I. A. Parshikov…

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Virtual Array Receiver Options for 64-ary Pulse Position Modulation (PPM)  

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NASA is developing technology for 64 64-ary PPM using relatively large PPM time slots (10 ns) an and relatively simple d electronic electronic-based receiver logic. In this paper we describe photonic photonics-based receiver options for the case of much higher data rates and inherently shorter decision times. The receivers take the form of virtual ( array or quadrant) arrays with associated comparison tests. Previously we explored this concept for 4-ary and 16-ary PPM at data rates of up to 10 Gb/s. The lessons learned are applied to the case of 64 64-ary PPM at 1.25 Gb/s s. Various receiver designs are compare, and t the optimum design, based on virtual array he arrays, is s, evaluated using numerical simulations.

Mendez, A J; Hernandez, V J; Gagliardi, R M; Bennett, C V

2009-01-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Virtual control system environment: A modeling and simulation tool for process control systems  

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The development of tools and techniques for security testing and performance testing of Process Control Systems (PCS) is needed since those systems are vulnerable to the same classes of threats as other networked computer systems. In practice, security testing is difficult to perform on operational PCS because it introduces an unacceptable risk of disruption to the critical systems (e.g., power grids) that they control. In addition, the hardware used in PCS is often expensive, making full-scale mockup systems for live experiments impractical. A more flexible approach to these problems can be provided through test beds that provide the proper mix of real, emulated, and virtual elements to model large, complex systems such as critical infrastructures. This paper describes a 'Virtual Control System Environment' that addresses these issues. (authors)

Lee, E.; Michalski, J.; Sholander, P.; Van Leeuwen, B. [Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM 87111 (United States)

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Case studies on virtual extrusion of aluminium alloys in real size  

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Two case studies were conducted to illustrate the capabilities of the state-of-the-art computer simulation technology applied to the aluminium extrusion process and demonstrate the usefulness of virtual extrusion in real size to the die designer and extrusion process engineer alike. A deform 3D software package was used for virtual extrusion in real size to manufacture a hollow profile through a porthole die (case I) and two precision solid profiles through a two-hole multi-step pocket die (case II). Temperature, stress and velocity distributions were revealed. In case I, the filling of the ports, welding in the welding chamber and forming of the hollow profile were visualised. The quality of the longitudinal welds along the hollow profile length was assessed. In case II, the deflection of two solid profiles from the centreline to different extents was predicted, thereby providing the guidelines for die design modification. The modified die indeed performed better.

G. Liu; J. Zhou; J. Duszczyk; G. Fang

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Performance prediction of micro-CHP systems using simple virtual operating cycles  

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Abstract This paper presents a general methodology to roughly estimate in advance the actual performance of ?-CHP (micro Combined Heat and Power) systems in one year of operation, by means of limited information on the CHP prime mover efficiency and emission factors in selected set points and by means of a simplified prediction model of the operating cycle. The carried out analysis has been applied to several market-available and under development ?-CHP units of different technologies (Internal Combustion Engines, Micro Gas Turbines, Organic Rankine Cycles, Stirling, Thermo Photo Voltaic, Fuel Cell), operated under a hypothetical virtual operating cycle. The virtual cycle is obtained in this paper on the basis of the year thermal demand of a domestic user, assuming thermal load following of the CHP system. The methodology can be generalized to different applications and different management logics of the CHP system.

M. Bianchi; A. De Pascale; F. Melino; A. Peretto

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Virtual gravitational dipoles: The key for the understanding of the Universe?  

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Before the end of this decade, three competing experiments (ALPHA, AEGIS and GBAR) will discover if atoms of antihydrogen fall up or down. We wonder what the major changes in astrophysics and cosmology would be if it is experimentally confirmed that antimatter falls upwards. The key point is: If antiparticles have negative gravitational charge, the quantum vacuum, well established in the Standard Model of Particles and Fields, contains virtual gravitational dipoles. The main conclusions are: (1) the physical vacuum enriched with gravitational dipoles is compatible with a cyclic universe alternatively dominated by matter and antimatter, without initial singularity and without need for cosmic inflation; (2) the virtual dipoles might explain the phenomena usually attributed to dark matter and dark energy. While what we have presented is still far from a complete theory, hopefully it can stimulate a radically different and potentially important way of thinking.

Dragan Slavkov Hajdukovic

2014-04-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Shell-model picture of virtual detour transitions in Ca41 radiative electron-capture decay  

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For the first forbidden unique (1u) radiative electron-capture ? decay of Ca41, a contribution of the ?/? detour transitions via virtual nuclear states to the bremsstrahlung spectrum has been considered in terms of the shell model. Calculations of the matrix elements for the virtual E1 ? and allowed Gamow-Teller ? transitions have been performed with the use of the Warburton, Becker, Millener, and Brown interactions. For the effective charge, which describes the contribution of the detour transitions, an interval 0.96

J. L. ?ylicz; M. Pfützner; S. G. Rohozi?ski; B. A. Brown

1996-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Web-Based Virtual Private Network (WebVPN) | Argonne National Laboratory  

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Web-Based Virtual Private Network (WebVPN) Web-Based Virtual Private Network (WebVPN) WebVPN is a browser-based access to internal Laboratory web pages and applications. All employees with active ANL domain accounts have the ability to use the WebVPN. It does not require any additional authorization and does not require software to be installed on your computer. This is the preferred service if your access needs are limited to web pages and web applications. After you have established a VPN connection, you can access Inside Argonne and various business applications. However, WebVPN does not support instant messaging and certain other programs. If you wish to use these services, you will need to install the VPN client. To connect: Ensure that your computer is connected to the Internet Open up your web browser.

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Virtual active filters for HVDC networks using V2G technology F.R. Islam  

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Virtual active filters for HVDC networks using V2G technology F.R. Islam , H.R. Pota School 23 July 2013 Keywords: Power system HVDC Active filter PHEV V2G a b s t r a c t Active and passive filters are essential to maintain the power quality of a HVDC link. In this paper the Vehicle to Grid (V2G

Pota, Himanshu Roy

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Implementation schemes in NMR of quantum processors and the Deutsch-Jozsa algorithm by using virtual spin representation  

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Schemes of experimental realization of the main two-qubit processors for quantum computers and the Deutsch-Jozsa algorithm are derived in virtual spin representation. The results are applicable for every four quantum states allowing the required properties for quantum processor implementation if for qubit encoding, virtual spin representation is used. A four-dimensional Hilbert space of nuclear spin 3/2 is considered in detail for this aim.

Kessel, Alexander R.; Yakovleva, Natalia M. [Kazan Physical-Technical Institute, Russian Academy of Science, Sibirsky trakt 10/7, Kazan 420029 (Russian Federation)

2002-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Organising for networking and virtual teams â?? the effects of the legal environment  

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Networking and teamwork have become increasingly typical ways of organising work in and between companies. These new forms of work provide companies with varying opportunities, but they may also be challenging to organise. One area having an effect on these challenges is legislation that has been developed with the traditional ways of organising work in mind. Indeed, questions related to teamwork are, to a large extent, unregulated in most of the member states of the EU, for example. The problem is that traditional labour law does not necessarily apply too well to new working practices, which, may lead to high levels of uncertainty in managing virtual teams and networking efforts, and makes it harder to be sure that the outcomes are what they are expected to be. This is even more highlighted when networking takes place across country boundaries. The purpose of this study is to examine the legislative environment of networking and teamwork, and especially virtual teams. Our focus is on bringing out potential problems in interpreting and applying labour law to new forms of work. The examination is, to a large extent, based on the evaluation of legislation and theory, and these issues are also illustrated and clarified through a mini case study. Our findings indicate that the lack of explicit legislation for managing virtual teams need not be detrimental, if the firms utilising such forms of work are knowledgeable of legislation and capable of drafting clear contracts.

Anne-Mari Makinen; Pia Hurmelinna-Laukkanen; Amir Hassan

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Taming Wild Horses: The Need for Virtual Time-based Scheduling of VMs in Network Simulations  

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The next generation of scalable network simulators employ virtual machines (VMs) to act as high-fidelity models of traffic producer/consumer nodes in simulated networks. However, network simulations could be inaccurate if VMs are not scheduled according to virtual time, especially when many VMs are hosted per simulator core in a multi-core simulator environment. Since VMs are by default free-running, on the outset, it is not clear if, and to what extent, their untamed execution affects the results in simulated scenarios. Here, we provide the first quantitative basis for establishing the need for generalized virtual time scheduling of VMs in network simulators, based on an actual prototyped implementations. To exercise breadth, our system is tested with multiple disparate applications: (a) a set of message passing parallel programs, (b) a computer worm propagation phenomenon, and (c) a mobile ad-hoc wireless network simulation. We define and use error metrics and benchmarks in scaled tests to empirically report the poor match of traditional, fairness-based VM scheduling to VM-based network simulation, and also clearly show the better performance of our simulation-specific scheduler, with up to 64 VMs hosted on a 12-core simulator node.

Yoginath, Srikanth B [ORNL; Perumalla, Kalyan S [ORNL; Henz, Brian J [ORNL

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Analyzing reliability of virtual machine instances with dynamic pricing in the public cloud  

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This study presents reliability analysis of virtual machine instances in public cloud environments in the face of dynamic pricing. Different from traditional fixed pricing, dynamic pricing allows price to dynamically fluctuate over arbitrary period of time according to external factors such as supply and demand, excess capacity, etc. This pricing option introduces a new type of fault: virtual machine instances may be unexpectedly terminated due to conflicts in the original bid price and the current offered price. This new class of fault under dynamic pricing may be more dominant than traditional faults in cloud computing environments, where resource availability associated with traditional faults is often above 99.9%. To address and understand this new type of fault, we translated two classic reliability metrics, mean time between failures and availability, to the Amazon Web Services spot market using historical price data. We also validated our findings by submitting actual bids in the spot market. We found that overall, our historical analysis and experimental validation lined up well. Based upon these experimental results, we also provided suggestions and techniques to maximize overall reliability of virtual machine instances under dynamic pricing.

Lim, Seung-Hwan [ORNL; Thakur, Gautam [ORNL; Horey, James L [ORNL

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Advanced product realization through model-based design and virtual prototyping  

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Several government agencies and industrial sectors have recognized the need for, and payoff of, investing in the methodologies and associated technologies for improving the product realization process. Within the defense community as well as commercial industry, there are three major needs. First, they must reduce the cost of military products, of related manufacturing processes, and of the enterprises that have to be maintained. Second, they must reduce the time required to realize products while still applying the latest technologies. Finally, they must improve the predictability of process attributes, product performance, cost, schedule and quality. They must continue to advance technology, quickly incorporate their innovations in new products and in processes to produce them, and they need to capitalize on the raw computational power and communications bandwidth that continues to become available at decreasing cost. Sandia National Laboratories initiative is pursuing several interrelated, key concepts and technologies in order to enable such product realization process improvements: model-based design; intelligent manufacturing processes; rapid virtual and physical prototyping; and agile people/enterprises. While progress in each of these areas is necessary, this paper only addresses a portion of the overall initiative. First a vision of a desired future capability in model-based design and virtual prototyping is presented. This is followed by a discussion of two specific activities parametric design analysis of Synthetic Aperture Radars (SARs) and virtual prototyping of miniaturized high-density electronics -- that exemplify the vision as well as provide a status report on relevant work in progress.

Andreas, R.D. [Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States). Electronic Subsystems Center

1995-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ConfChem Conference on A Virtual Colloquium to Sustain and Celebrate IYC 2011 Initiatives in Global Chemical Education: Global Stamp Competition  

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ConfChem Conference on A Virtual Colloquium to Sustain and Celebrate IYC 2011 Initiatives in Global Chemical Education: Global Stamp Competition ... Overwhelming Success of A Poster Competition. ...

Lida Schoen

2013-10-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Adopción de redes sociales virtuales: ampliación del modelo de aceptación tecnológica integrando confianza y riesgo percibido  

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Resumen Las redes sociales virtuales han pasado de ser una actividad online especializada a un fenómeno de masas. Esta nueva herramienta interactiva entre personas, organizaciones, comunidades, etc. ha aumentado en los últimos ańos. Basándonos en la aparición y crecimiento de esta innovación tecnológica interactiva, el principal objetivo de este estudio consiste en analizar la adopción y uso de las redes sociales virtuales por parte de los usuarios, teniendo en cuenta sus características personales, en concreto, la confianza y el riesgo percibido hacia las mismas. La muestra analizada consiste en una encuesta online dirigida a un panel nacional de usuarios que interactúa dentro de las redes sociales virtuales. Los resultados apoyan una relación e influencia positivas entre las variables, analizadas a partir de un modelo adaptado basado en el Modelo de Aceptación de la Tecnología. Las conclusiones proporcionadas en este estudio ofrecen tanto implicaciones de marketing para las empresas que pueden permitir mejorar sus decisiones de gestión, como una profundización en esta línea de investigación útil para los académicos especializados en este ámbito de estudio. Social networking sites have gone from being a specialized online activity to becoming a mass phenomenon. This new interactive tool among people, organizations, communities, etc., has increased exponentially in recent years. Based on the emergence and growth of this interactive technological innovation, the main objective of this paper is to analyze the adoption and use of social networking sites by users, taking account of some personal characteristics (i.e. trust and the perceived risk of these sites). The sample is based on a national online survey focused on a national panel of users which interacts within the social networking sites. The results support the positive relationships and influences among variables, analyzed using an adaptation of the Technology Acceptance Model. The conclusions have marketing implications for companies to improve their managerial decisions and for further investigation by academics specialized in this research field.

Carlota Lorenzo Romero; María del Carmen Alarcón de Amo; Miguel Ángel Gómez Borja

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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How Effective Is a Virtual Consultation Process in Facilitating Multidisciplinary Decision-Making for Malignant Epidural Spinal Cord Compression?  

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Purpose: The purpose of this study was to assess the accuracy of a virtual consultation (VC) process in determining treatment strategy for patients with malignant epidural spinal cord compression (MESCC). Methods and Materials: A prospective clinical database was maintained for patients with MESCC. A virtual consultation process (involving exchange of key predetermined clinical information and diagnostic imaging) facilitated rapid decision-making between oncologists and spinal surgeons. Diagnostic imaging was reviewed retrospectively (by R.R.) for surgical opinions in all patients. The primary outcome was the accuracy of virtual consultation opinion in predicting the final treatment recommendation. Results: After excluding 20 patients who were referred directly to the spinal surgeon, 125 patients were eligible for virtual consultation. Of the 46 patients who had a VC, surgery was recommended in 28 patients and actually given to 23. A retrospective review revealed that 5/79 patients who did not have a VC would have been considered surgical candidates. The overall accuracy of the virtual consultation process was estimated at 92%. Conclusion: The VC process for MESCC patients provides a reliable means of arriving at a multidisciplinary opinion while minimizing patient transfer. This can potentially shorten treatment decision time and enhance clinical outcomes.

Fitzpatrick, David [Palliative Radiation Oncology Program and Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto (Canada) [Palliative Radiation Oncology Program and Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto (Canada); St Luke's Hospital, Dublin (Ireland); Grabarz, Daniel [Palliative Radiation Oncology Program and Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto (Canada) [Palliative Radiation Oncology Program and Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto (Canada); Centro Oncologia Mendel and Associados, Sao Paulo (Brazil); Wang, Lisa [Department of Biostatistics, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto (Canada)] [Department of Biostatistics, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto (Canada); Bezjak, Andrea [Palliative Radiation Oncology Program and Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto (Canada)] [Palliative Radiation Oncology Program and Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto (Canada); Fehlings, Michael G. [Division of Neurosurgery, Krembil Neuroscience Center, Spinal Program, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto (Canada)] [Division of Neurosurgery, Krembil Neuroscience Center, Spinal Program, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto (Canada); Fosker, Christopher [Palliative Radiation Oncology Program and Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto (Canada)] [Palliative Radiation Oncology Program and Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto (Canada); Rampersaud, Raja [Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Krembil Neuroscience Center, Spinal Program, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto (Canada)] [Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Krembil Neuroscience Center, Spinal Program, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto (Canada); Wong, Rebecca K.S., E-mail: rebecca.wong@rmp.uhn.on.ca [Palliative Radiation Oncology Program and Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, University of Toronto (Canada)

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Androgynous Beauty, Virtual Community: Stardom, Fandom and Chinese Reality Shows under Globalization  

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104 5 Androgynous Beauty, Virtual Sisterhood Stardom, Fandom, and Chinese Talent Shows under Globalization hui faye xiao In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes. —Andy Warhol, exhibition catalog (1968) [P]opular culture always...-mediated modernities kaifang) launched in 1978. Up to 1987, China had 600 million viewers with 120 million television sets (Guo 2008). In 2005, every 100 urban house- holds owned 130.5 color television sets, whereas every 100 rural house- holds had 109 television sets...

Xiao, Hui Faye

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z