PDF of submitted version. - Chris Rosin
While some domains of artificial intelligence research are open-‐ended and require .... handcrafted evaluation functions achieved an intermediate level of play .... can provide substantial improvement over random playouts.40 But roughly ...
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A Design Philosophy for Microcomputer - IEEE Computer Society
pose of computers is to provide a cost-effective solution to a particular problem. .... high-level language is purchased at some cost in memory requirements and .... one can make substantial improvements in the encoding of instructions. ... the programming language to some intermediate abstract machine which can be ...
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Toward a Theory of Continuous Improvement - School of
The learning curve (LC) provides a means to observe and track that improvement . ... (CI) is an array of powerful techniques that has produced substantial improvements ... The direct method does not compare total costs, but only examines the few ...... processes, by exponential forms at intermediate levels of aggregation ...
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Chapter 2: Identifying the Risks and Desired Level of Protection
Jul 26, 2013 ... Further, to understand the level of protection provided by a ... speed for a given location can provide a valuable service. ... Over the past few decades, building codes have progressed toward addressing design and .... However, such conditions may also trigger substantial improvement/substantial damage.
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Paper - arXiv.org
to the task of boundary detection can result in substantial improvements over the ... can equally well apply to pixel-level labelling tasks, including semantic .... Figure 2: HED/DSN training architecture: every intermediate layer of a DCNN ( shown blue) ..... order to provide some 'global' evidence for the presence of a boundary, ...
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ADAPTIVE SELF-EXPLICATION OF MULTI-ATTRIBUTE
proposed approach provides a substantial and significant improvement in ... improvement over current self-explicated methods on several dimensions. First ... a large number of attributes because respondents can not effectively process more than about six ... Rescale the intermediate levels of each attribute accordingly.
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Bidding games for valuation of aesthetic environmental improvements
this kind of aesthetic environmental improvement can be added without diminishing ... ditional users can be added at near zero marginal cost, over a substantial range. .... 8 The following facts may provide some idea of the magnitude of this operation and its attendant ... Set B showed an intermediate level of damage.
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Sea Level Rise Vulnerability Study - Fenwick Island - State of
level rise is either too uncertain or will occur so slowly that local governments ... However, just as local governments manage land use and development to provide for .... Some of the sea level rise effects can be estimated and shown on a map .... Example of model language: New construction and substantial improvement of ...
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a guide to successful strategies - Core
Raising levels of participation, achievement and retention, and promoting ..... above. It does, nevertheless, provide some persuasive evidence that achievement .... Substantial improvements in achievement have been made notwithstanding ..... advanced and intermediate GNVQ students to clarify their career goals and to.
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Report - Nuclear Fuel Cycle Evaluation and Screening
Oct 8, 2014 ... Nuclear Fuel Cycle Evaluation and Screening Provides Input to the DOE ... which included once-through and recycle fuel cycles; thermal, intermediate ... decision- makers can find the appropriate promising Evaluation Groups corresponding to their view of what constitutes a substantial level of improvement.
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Towards the Circular Economy - Ellen MacArthur Foundation
substantial and lasting improvements of our resource productivity. ... is leading to scarcity, volatility, and pricing levels that are unaffordable for our ... circular economy, and provides an array of case examples, a solid framework, and a few ... partners and employees can benefit from the principles of the Circular Economy'.
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Basic Guidelines for Preparing Water Conservation Plans - US
Some water systems, especially those serving fewer than 3,300 people, may be ... systems with constrained water supply resources may want to follow the Intermediate ... conservation measures (discussed in Section 4), and also can provide valuable linkages to key ... 25 Is the system planning substantial improvements or.
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Reproductions supplied by EDRS are the best that can be - Eric
different levels, programme areas, types of institutions, types of students and .... above. It does, nevertheless, provide some persuasive evidence that achievement .... Substantial improvements in achievement have been made notwithstanding ..... advanced and intermediate GNVQ students to clarify their career goals and to.
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Is Teaching the Best Way to Learn? An - Montana State University
JSTOR's Terms and Conditions of Use provides, in part, that unless you have ... tion (JCEE) has recently sponsored several projects to explore ... this way can the course be made cost-effec- tive. ... mediate microeconomics and intermediate ... An A- level of understanding is far .... course provides substantial improvement in.
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On-line Policy Improvement using Monte-Carlo Search
each case, the Monte-Carlo algorithm gives a substantial reduction, ... Reinforcement learning provides another ap- proach to policy improvement; recently, several authors have investigated ... trials can be performed independently, and the combining of results from ... terms are only at a beginner- to-intermediate level.
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A Framework for Assessing Program and Project Aid in Low-Income
The World Bank does not guarantee the accuracy of the data included in this work. .... sent some of the most intractable development challenges. ... Instruments to provide long-term ..... crucial intermediate level and enhanced the developmental capacities of ..... If substantial improvements are to occur in fragile states, gains.
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Evaluation of Climate Models - Climate Change 2013: The Physical
agreement statement, different confidence levels can be assigned, but increasing levels of evidence and degrees .... constitutes a substantial improvement since the AR4 where half of the ... Earth system Models of Intermediate Complexity ( EMICs) pro- .... we resort to intercomparison of model results to provide at least some.
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value in pharmaceutical pricing country profile: canada - OECD
at the federal level by reference to prices in other countries for the most innovative .... in Canada, provides substantial improvement in therapeutic effects.
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Measuring Regulatory Performance - OECD
regulatory policies and reports a number of indicators that can be used to measure ..... provides a framework that countries can use to remedy this neglect of ex post ... of concern); ii) Cost-effectiveness (costs for a given level of impact); and iii) ... supposed to ―work,‖ that is, it is supposed to effectuate some improvement in ...
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Electric vehicle drive systems - ScienceDirect.com
This provides a unique market opportunity for developers of electric vehicles but substantial improvements in the ... Therefore, some form of supplementary on- board power generation will ... for vehicles with intermediate levels of emissions such as `low-emitting vehicles' (LEVs) and `ultra lowemitting vehicles' (ULEVs).
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