Download Highlights on Practical Applications of Agents and by Michael N. Huhns (auth.), Juan M. Corchado, Javier Bajo, PDF

By Michael N. Huhns (auth.), Juan M. Corchado, Javier Bajo, Jaroslaw Kozlak, Pawel Pawlewski, Jose M. Molina, Vicente Julian, Ricardo Azambuja Silveira, Rainer Unland, Sylvain Giroux (eds.)

This ebook constitutes the refereed complaints of the Workshops which complemented the eleventh overseas convention on useful purposes of brokers and Multi-Agent platforms, PAAMS 2013, held in Salamanca, Spain, in might 2013. This quantity provides the papers which were authorized for the workshops: Workshop on Agent-based methods for the Transportation Modeling and Optimization, Workshop on Agent-Based options for production and provide Chain, Workshop on User-Centric applied sciences and purposes, Workshop on clash answer in choice Making, Workshop on Multi-Agent procedure established studying Environments, Workshop on Multi-agent dependent purposes for Sustainable power platforms, Workshop on brokers and multi-agent structures for AAL and e-Health

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By World Bank

9th in a chain of annual stories evaluating enterprise laws in 183 economies, Doing company 2012 measures laws affecting eleven parts of daily enterprise job: beginning a enterprise facing development allows applying employees registering estate getting credits keeping traders paying taxes buying and selling throughout borders imposing contracts last a company getting electrical energy The file updates all symptoms as of June 1, 2011, ranks nations on their total "ease of doing enterprise" and analyzes reforms to enterprise rules opting for which nations are strengthening their enterprise setting the main. Doing company 2012 features a new set of signs at the time, steps and price for a personal company to get an electrical energy connection. the information on connection providers can tell utilities, regulators and governments looking to enhance the functionality of the electrical energy region. The Doing company studies illustrate how reforms in company rules are getting used to research financial results for household marketers and for the broader economic system. Doing enterprise 2011 The Doing company file, which was once began in 2003, has develop into one of many key ways that the financial institution and different observers gauge company weather inside constructing countries... The monetary occasions, 11/4/10 [Doing enterprise all started] for you to inspire international locations to lessen stumbling blocks to entrepreneurship. constructing nations compete to land a place at the most sensible 10 checklist of most-improving nations since it is visible with a view to get consciousness and funding. The Wall highway magazine, 11/3/10 [Doing enterprise] has succeeded in placing the problem of commercial crimson tape at the foreign political schedule. Economist, 11/4/10

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Download International Review of Biblical Studies: Internationale by Bernhard Lang PDF

By Bernhard Lang

Previously recognized by means of its subtitle "Internationale Zeitschriftenschau f]r Bibelwissenschaft und Grenzgebiete," the "International evaluate of religious study has served the scholarly group ever considering its inception within the early 1950's. every one annual quantity contains nearly 2,000 abstracts and summaries of articles and books that care for the Bible and comparable literature, together with the lifeless Sea Scrolls, Pseudepigrapha, Non-canonical gospels, and historical close to jap writings. The abstracts that could be in English, German, or French - are prepared thematically less than headings resembling e.g. "Genesis," "Matthew," "Greek language," "text and textual criticism," "exegetical tools and approaches," "biblical theology," "social and spiritual institutions," "biblical personalities," "history of Israel and early Judaism," and so forth. The articles and books which are abstracted and reviewed are accrued every year by way of a global workforce of collaborators from over three hundred of an important periodicals and booklet sequence within the fields lined.

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Download Finite Elements in Water Resources: Proceedings of the 5th by J. F. Sykes, J. L. Wilson (auth.), J. P. Laible, C. A. PDF

By J. F. Sykes, J. L. Wilson (auth.), J. P. Laible, C. A. Brebbia, W. Gray, G. Pinder (eds.)

This e-book is the edited lawsuits of the 5th foreign convention on Finite parts in Water assets, held on the college of Vermont, united states in June 1984. This convention cont­ inues the winning sequence all started at Princeton college in 1976, by means of the convention in Imperial university, London, united kingdom in 1978, the 3rd convention on the collage of Mississippi, united states in 1980 and the fourth on the collage of Hannover, Germany in 1982. the target of this convention is to supply engineers and scientists drawn to water assets with the state-of-t- paintings on finite aspect modelling. The complaints evaluate the elemental idea and functions of the process in groundwater and seepage, delivery phenomena, viscous circulation, river, lake and ocean modelling. the basics of the numerical concepts hired in finite components also are mentioned. Many functions illus­ trate the flexibility and generality of the Finite aspect approach for the simulation of a variety of difficulties in water assets. newer schemes, particularly, boundary components, also are offered, including a sequence of complex numerical thoughts. The convention has turn into an across the world accredited discussion board for the presentation of recent advancements of finite parts in water assets options. due to this, a great number of abstracts have been submitted to the Organizing Committee and it truly is our merely reg­ ret that it used to be most unlikely to just accept these kind of contributions. the overpowering reaction to our demand Papers has ensured the prime quality of those proceedings.

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Download World Investment Report 2008: Transnational Corporations and by United Nations PDF

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"The international funding file 2008" offers the newest information on international direct funding (FDI) and strains international and neighborhood traits in FDI and in foreign construction via transnational businesses (TNCs). This year's record places a unique specialize in the position of TNCs in assembly the large wishes of constructing nations for infrastructure akin to roads, ports, water, fuel and electrical energy offer, and telecommunications. Drawing on detailed facts, this yr, the record examines the universe of the most important TNCs making an investment in infrastructure industries and the expanding function of TNCs from the South in contributing to infrastructure in different constructing economies. The record explores how the participation of TNCs brings advantages, but additionally involves dangers and prices. It considers how the combo of private and non-private (including TNC) involvement may also help spur overseas funding and data move to nations that want such inflows.

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Download Web and Wireless Geographical Information Systems: 7th by Joon-Seok Kim, Kyoung-Sook Kim, Ki-Joune Li (auth.), J. Mark PDF

By Joon-Seok Kim, Kyoung-Sook Kim, Ki-Joune Li (auth.), J. Mark Ware, George E. Taylor (eds.)

These lawsuits include the papers chosen for presentation on the 7th overseas Symposium on net and instant Geographical details structures (W2GIS 2007). The symposium used to be equipped in the neighborhood by means of the collage of Glamorgan (UK) and held in Cardiff (UK) in November 2007. It used to be the most recent in a sequence of annual occasions that began in Kyoto 2001 and now exchange destinations every year among East Asia and Europe. As in earlier years, the purpose of the symposium was once to supply an updated evaluate of advances and up to date advancements in theoretical and technical concerns in relation to internet and instant GIS applied sciences. The symposium organizers acquired forty five complete papers in accordance with the decision for papers. those papers went via a radical evaluation approach, with each one paper being assessed through no less than 3 reviewers. the standard of papers used to be excessive, and 21 have been chosen for presentation and inclusion in those lawsuits. It used to be really wonderful to notice that 19 various international locations are represented by means of the authors of chosen papers. The keynote tackle was once brought by way of Jonathan Raper of urban collage, London, during which he noted his learn paintings within the components of location-based prone and cellular details wishes. we want to thank all of the authors that submitted papers to this symposium. Our specific thank you visit all those that attended, and especially those that presented.

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Download Cellular Automata: 8th International Conference on Cellular by Debashish Chowdhury, Ashok Garai, Philip Greulich, Katsuhiro PDF

By Debashish Chowdhury, Ashok Garai, Philip Greulich, Katsuhiro Nishinari (auth.), Hiroshi Umeo, Shin Morishita, Katsuhiro Nishinari, Toshihiko Komatsuzaki, Stefania Bandini (eds.)

This booklet constitutes the refereed court cases of the eighth foreign convention on mobile Automata for study and undefined, ACRI 2008, held in Yokohama, Japan, in September 2008.

The forty three revised complete papers and 22 revised poster papers offered including four invited lectures have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from seventy eight submissions. The papers specialize in tough difficulties and new study not just in theoretical yet program facets of mobile automata, together with mobile automata instruments and computational sciences. the amount additionally includes eleven prolonged abstracts facing crowds and mobile automata, that have been provided throughout the workshop C&CA 2008. The papers are geared up in topical sections on CA thought and implementation, computational concept, actual modeling, city, environmental and social modeling, pedestrian and site visitors move modeling, crypto and safeguard, approach biology, CA-based undefined, in addition to crowds and mobile automata.

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Download Self-Managing Distributed Systems: 14th IFIP/IEEE by Thomas W. Studwell (auth.), Marcus Brunner, Alexander Keller PDF

By Thomas W. Studwell (auth.), Marcus Brunner, Alexander Keller (eds.)

This ebook constitutes the refereed court cases of the 14th IFIP/IEEE foreign Workshop on disbursed structures: Operations and administration, DSOM 2003, held in Heidelberg, Germany in October 2002.

The 20 revised complete papers and six revised brief papers offered including a keynote paper have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from a complete of one hundred and five submissions. The papers are equipped in topical sections on self-configuration, peer-to-peer administration, self-optimization and function administration, application administration, self-protection and entry keep watch over, manageability and instrumentation, and context-awareness.

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