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Risk-based decision making method for maintenance policy selection of thermal power plant equipment
(PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD, 2010)
This study presents a decision-making method for maintenance policy selection of power plants equipment. The method is based on risk analysis concepts. The method first step consists in identifying critical equipment both ...
Produzindo para disponibilidade: uma aplicação da Teoria das Restrições em ambientes de produção para estoque
(Universidade Federal de São Carlos, 2014-03-01)
The objective of this paper is to present how the Theory of Constraints has recently been dealing with make to stock environments. This new format introduces interesting innovations in terms of the use of simplified ...
Ecological Correlates of Roost Fidelity in the Tent-Making Bat Artibeus watsoni
Roost switching is a common occurrence in bats, yet the causes and consequences of such behavior are poorly understood. In this study we explore the ecological correlates of roost fidelity in the tent‐making bat Artibeus ...
Assessing land availability to produce biomass for energy: The case of Brazilian charcoal for steel making
(PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD, 2009)
The paper discusses the availability of biomass in Brazil to supply charcoal to the steel industry on the bases of an initial global assessment of land potentially available for plantations and of Brazilian data that allows ...
An approach to decision making based on dynamic argumentation systems
(Elsevier Science, 2017-01)
In this paper we introduce a formalism for single-agent decision making that is based on Dynamic Argumentation Frameworks. The formalism can be used to justify a choice, which is based on the current situation the agent ...
Making Medical Visual Information Available on the WEB
(Instituto de Informática - Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, 2004)
Delay discounting: concepts and measures
(Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio)Universidade de Brasília (UnB)Universidade de São Paulo (USP), 2012-12-01)
Delay discounting, one element which underlies decision-making, can be defined as the depreciation of the value of a reward related to the time that it takes to be released. High rates of delay discounting are found in ...
Human-centric wireless sensor networks to improve information availability during urban search and rescue activities
When a natural disaster hits an urban area, the first 72 h after are the most critical. After that period the probability of finding survivors falls dramatically, therefore the search and rescue activities in that area must ...
A performance measure to support decision-making in Agricultural Research Center in Brazil.
(Procedia Computer Science, v. 55, p. 405-414, 2015., 2015)