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R. Somashekhar, Preenon Bagchi, T. S. Rajesh, Richard Hill, Kathryn Rossi

Enhancing Knowledge Acquisition in Pharmaceutical Organisations based in Pakistan

Muhammad Rafique, Richard David Evans, Rozina Khaliq, Tayyaba Hamid
Pages: 1 - 6
Absorptive Capacity (ACAP) depicts the sequential order of activities connecting externally generated knowledge into an organisation; this involves a company’s ability to acquire new knowledge from an external source, assimilate and transform it, and eventually exploit it via its industrial processes...

Generation and Mapping of Multi-Reducts Based on Nearest Neighbor Relation

Naohiro Ishii, Ippei Torii, Toyoshiro Nakashima, Hidekazu Tanaka
Pages: 1 - 10
Dimension reduction of data is an important theme in the data processing to represent and manipulate higher dimensional data. Rough set is fundamental and useful to process higher dimensional data. Reduct in the rough set is a minimal subset of features, which has almost the same discernible power as...

The gamma extended Weibull family of distributions

Abraao D.C. Nascimento, Marcelo Bourguignon, Luz M. Zea, Manoel Santos-Neto, Rodrigo B. Silva, Gauss M. Cordeiro
Pages: 1 - 16
We introduce a new family of distributions called the gamma extended Weibull family. The proposed family includes several well-known models as special cases and defines at least seventeen new special models. Structural properties of this family are studied. Additionally, the maximum likelihood method...

Exploring the Effects of Personal Carbon Trading (PCT) System on Carbon Emission and Health Issues: A Preliminary Study on the Norfolk Island

Gary Webb, Alex Hendry, Bruce Armstrong, Robyn McDermott, Boyd Swinburn, Egger Garry
Pages: 1 - 11
The Norfolk Island Carbon and Health Evaluation (NICHE) Program is a project to trial the effects of a Personal Carbon Trading (PCT) system aimed at reducing carbon emissions and obesity related behaviours. This paper reports on a series of factor analyses designed to test attitudinal associations from...

An accurate method for the extraction of line structured light stripe

Jiwu Wang, Yaodong Li, Zhijing Jian, Masanori Sugisaka
Pages: 1 - 4
In order to improve the accuracy in the On-line measurement of rail profile with a line structured light based on machine vision, the accurate extraction of a structured light stripe is a necessary and key step. An accurate extraction method is proposed for the structural light stripe in practical applications....

Undershoot Reduction in Discrete-Time ADRC of NMP Plant by Parameters Optimization

Tong Wu, Weicun Zhang
Pages: 1 - 4
Undershoot phenomena caused by unstable zeros of non-minimum-phase (NMP) plant is difficult to deal with in active disturbance rejection control (ADRC). This paper proposes a new method to reduce undershoot by optimizing the controller parameters of discrete-time ADRC system. Simulation results are given...

Context-Aware Multimedia Content Adaptation for Mobile Web

Dongsong Zhang, Anil Jangam, Lina Zhou, Isil Yakut
Pages: 1 - 10
Multimedia content in web pages poses a variety of problems to mobile web users, such as incompatibility with mobile devices or failing to meet accessibility needs of users with vision disabilities. To address those problems, this study proposes and evaluates a context-aware approach to multimedia content...

Building Trust: A Solution to Increase User’s Satisfaction on E-Money Adoption

Pages: 1 - 10
The main impetus of this study is to test empirically the antecedents of users’ satisfaction on e-money adoption. Trust has been considered as a major concern for this study, which then stimulates system quality and user’s participation. This study uses quantitative approach through an online survey...

Concomitants of Dual Generalized Order Statistics from Morgenstern Type Bivariate Generalized Exponential Distribution

Saeid Tahmasebi, Ali Akbar Jafari, Mahmoud Afshari
Pages: 1 - 12
[9] introduced the concept of dual generalized order statistics (dgos) that enables a common approach to descending ordered random variables like reversed order statistics and lower record values. In this paper, we have obtained probability density function (pdf) of r-th, and the joint pdf of r-th and...

Editor's Introduction

Chongfu Huang, Mu Zhang, Junxiang Zhang
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A Theoretical Exploration of the Impact of Packet Loss on Network Intrusion Detection

Sidney C. Smith, Robert J. Hammell II, Travis W. Parker, Lisa M. Marvel
Pages: 1 - 10
In this paper we review the problem of packet loss as it pertains to Network Intrusion Detection, seeking to answer two fundamental research questions which are stepping stones towards building a model that can be used to predict the rate of alert loss based upon the rate of packet loss. The first question...

Fine-Grained Emotion Analysis Based on Mixed Model for Product Review

Xiao Sun, Chongyuan Sun, Changqin Quan, Fuji Ren, Fang Tian, Kunxia Wang
Pages: 1 - 11
Nowadays, with the rapid development of B2C e-commerce and the popularity of online shopping, the Web storages huge number of product reviews comment by customers. A large number of reviews made it difficult for manufacturers or potential customers to track the comments and suggestions that customers...

A Finite Equivalence of Verifiable Multi-secret Sharing

Hui Zhao, Mingchu Li, Kouichi Sakurai, Yizhi Ren, JonathanZ. Sun, Fengying Wang
Pages: 1 - 12
We give an abstraction of verifiable multi-secret sharing schemes that is accessible to a fully mechanized analysis. This abstraction is formalized within the applied pi-calculus by using an equational theory which characterizes the cryptographic semantics of secret share. We also present an encoding...

Near-Duplicate Web Page Detection: An Efficient Approach Using Clustering, Sentence Feature and Fingerprinting

J. Prasanna Kumar, P. Govindarajulu
Pages: 1 - 13
Duplicate and near-duplicate web pages are the chief concerns for web search engines. In reality, they incur enormous space to store the indexes, ultimately slowing down and increasing the cost of serving results. A variety of techniques have been developed to identify pairs of web pages that are “similar”...

Motion Deblurring for Single Photograph Based on Particle Swarm Optimization

Jing Wei, Zhao Hai, Song Chunhe, Zhu Hongbo
Pages: 1 - 11
This paper addresses the issue of non-uniform motion deblurring for a single photograph. The main difficulty of spatially variant motion deblurring is that, the deconvolution algorithm can not directly be used to estimate blur kernel, due to the kernel of different pixels are different with each other....

Computational intelligence in decision making

Macarena Espinilla, Javier Montero, J. Tinguaro Rodríguez
Pages: 1 - 5
In this preface we stress the relevance of the traditional collaboration between Engineering and any field of Mathematics in order to build intelligent decision-aid tools, as it is illustrated by the twelve papers contained in this Special Issue. These papers, selected by means of a standard peer review...

A Desirability Function-Based Relatively Optimal Interval Core Model and an Algorithm for Fuzzy Profit Allocation Problems of Enterprise Strategy Alliance

Fei Guan, Qiang Zhang
Pages: 1 - 13
Enterprise strategic alliance is a win-win business competition mode that has been developed in both academia and industry. How to allocate total profit fairly in an uncertain environment, however, is an important factor affecting the stability of the strategic alliance. To handle this problem, this...


Pavel Anselmo Alvarez, Rafael Bello Perez
Pages: 1 - 2

Analysis of Asymmetric Mutation Model in Random Local Search

Hiroshi Furutani, Makoto Sakamoto, Yifei Du, Kenji Aoki
Pages: 1 - 4
In a standard Evolutionary Algorithms (EAs), one uses the same rate for mutations from bit 1 to bit 0 and its reverse direction. There are many reports that the asymmetric mutation model is a very powerful strategy in EAs to obtain better solutions more efficiently. In this paper, we report stochastic...

Safely Entering the Deep: A Review of Verification and Validation for Machine Learning and a Challenge Elicitation in the Automotive Industry

Markus Borg, Cristofer Englund, Krzysztof Wnuk, Boris Duran, Christoffer Levandowski, Shenjian Gao, Yanwen Tan, Henrik Kaijser, Henrik Lönn, Jonas Törnqvist
Pages: 1 - 19
Deep neural networks (DNNs) will emerge as a cornerstone in automotive software engineering. However, developing systems with DNNs introduces novel challenges for safety assessments. This paper reviews the state-of-the-art in verification and validation of safety-critical systems that rely on machine...

The impact of social media followers on corporate value: An investigation of Australian firms

Patrick Mauder
Pages: 1 - 12
With social media user numbers reaching billions, firms seek to partake in the benefits of investing into social media activities. Existing literature, however, provides little insight as to whether investment in social media adds value for corporations. In particular, it remains difficult to quantify...

On Marshall-Olkin Extended Weibull Distribution

Hanan Haj Ahmad, Omar M. Bdair, M. Ahsanullah
Pages: 1 - 17
In this paper, we introduce a new form of distributions called ”Marshall-Olkin Extended Weibull distribution” MOEW. We study some of its structural properties and the shape of its hazard rate function. We provide some methods of point estimation for the unknown parameters and discuss its asymptotic properties....

On a graded q-differential algebra

Viktor Abramov
Pages: 1 - 8
Given an associative unital ZN -graded algebra over the complex numbers we construct the graded q-differential algebra by means of a graded q-commutator, where q is a primitive N-th root of unity. The N-differential d of the graded q-differential algebra is a homogeneous endomorphism of degree 1 satisfying...

A Note on Surface Profiles for Symmetric Gravity Waves with Vorticity

Mats Ehrnström
Pages: 1 - 8
We consider a nontrivial symmetric periodic gravity wave on a current with nondcreasing vorticity. It is shown that if the surface profile is monotone between trough and crest, it is in fact strictly monotone. The result is valid for both finite and infinite depth.

Asymptotic behavior of discrete holomorphic maps zc and log(z)

Sergey I. Agafonov
Pages: 1 - 14
It is shown that discrete analogs of zc and log(z), defined via particular "integrable" circle patterns, have the same asymptotic behavior as their smooth counterparts. These discrete maps are described in terms of special solutions of discrete Painlevé-II equations, asymptotics of these solutions providing...

A Chorin-Type Formula for Solutions to a Closure Model for the von K´arm´an­Howarth Equation 1

V.N. Grebenev, M. Oberlack
Pages: 1 - 9
The article is devoted to studying the Millionshtchikov closure model (a particular case of a model introduced by Oberlack [14]) for isotropic turbulence dynamics which appears in the context of the theory of the von K´arm´an-Howarth equation. We write the model in an abstract form that enables us to...

On a "Quasi" Integrable Discrete Eckhaus Equation

M.J. Ablowitz, C.D. Ahrens
Pages: 1 - 12
In this paper, a discrete version of the Eckhaus equation is introduced. The discretiztion is obtained by considering a discrete analog of the transformation taking the cotinuous Eckhaus equation to the continuous linear, free Schrödinger equation. The resulting discrete Eckhaus equation is a nonlinear...

So. . . what was the question?

Gérard G. Emch
Pages: 1 - 8
An overview of the lectures at the 2002 Bialowiea Workshop is presented. The symbol* after a proper name indicates that a copy of the corresponding contribution to the proceedings was communicated to the author of this summary.

On the Quantization of Yet Another Two Nonlinear Harmonic Oscillators

Francesco Calogero
Pages: 1 - 6
In two previous papers the quantization was discussed of three one-degree-of-freedom Hamiltonians featuring a constant c, the value of which does not influence at all the corresponding classical dynamics (which is characterized by isochronous solutions, all of them periodic with period 2: "nonlinear...

Comparisons Between Vector and Matrix Padé Approximants

Claude Brezinski
Pages: 1 - 12
In this paper, we compare the degrees and the orders of approximation of vector and matrix Padé approximants for series with matrix coefficients. It is shown that, in this respect, vector Padé approximants have better properties. Then, matrix­vector Padé approximants are defined and constructed. Finally,...

Navier­Stokes Equations with Nonhomogeneous Dirichlet Data

Herbert Amann
Pages: 1 - 11
We discuss the solvability of the time-dependent incompressible Navier­Stokes equtions with nonhomogeneous Dirichlet data in spaces of low regularity.

Noncentral Extensions as Anomalies in Classical Dynamical Systems

Jorge E. Solomin, Marcela Zuccalli
Pages: 1 - 9
A two cocycle is associated to any action of a Lie group on a symplectic manifold. This allows to enlarge the concept of anomaly in classical dynamical systems considered by F Toppan in [J. Nonlinear Math. Phys. 8, Nr. 3 (2001), 518­533] so as to encompass some extensions of Lie algebras related to noncanonical...

Hidden Symmetries, First Integralsvand Reduction of Order of Nonlinear Ordinary Differential Equations

Barbara Abraham-Shrauner
Pages: 1 - 9
The reduction of nonlinear ordinary differential equations by a combination of first integrals and Lie group symmetries is investigated. The retention, loss or even gain in symmetries in the integration of a nonlinear ordinary differential equation to a first integral are studied for several examples....

From Bi-Hamiltonian Geometry to Separation of Variables: Stationary Harry-Dym and the KdV Dressing Chain

Maciej Blaszak
Pages: 1 - 13
Separability theory of one-Casimir Poisson pencils, written down in arbitrary coordnates, is presented. Separation of variables for stationary Harry-Dym and the KdV dressing chain illustrates the theory.