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Qualitative data analysis: an expanded sourcebook. CA
- Miles, Huberman
- 1994
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Citation Context ...roposed evaluation framework is summarised in Table 3. The ranking of integration technologies follows a low ( ), medium ( ), high (d) scale of ranking similar to the scale used by Miles and Huberman =-=[19]-=-. In addition, two other symbols are used for ranking. The symbol ()) indicates that there is no available information where the symbol (·) codes that an integration technology does not support the in... |

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Perturbation Theory for Linear Operators
- Kato
- 1980
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Citation Context ... equivalent results hold follows. 2. Analyticity properties As a first step, we recall the analyticity properties of the quantities of interest. The proofs of the statements made here can be found in =-=[12]-=- and [6] for example. The generator H(z, ) being analytic in , the solution of the linear equation (1.1)s(z) is analytic in as well. The eigenvalues and the eigenvectors defined by (1.4) of H can ... |

2755 | Sobolev spaces - Adams - 1975 |

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The finite element method for elliptic problems
- Ciarlet
- 2002
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Citation Context ... linear functional F(.) is continuous over all of V.sThus, again by the Lax-Milgram theorem, the problem (5.4) has a uniquessolution (r#, ph, @) E Vh c V. Standard finite element analyses (see, e.g., =-=[7]-=-)sthen yield the error estimate (5.5) and the approximation property (5.3) thensyields (5.6). 0sCorollary 5.2. Let the hypotheses of Theorem 5.1 hold. Let the approximatescontrol be defined by fh = -@... |

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Spatial interaction and the statistical analysis of lattice systems
- Besag
- 1974
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Citation Context ...ibution P of the system, which is compatible with this family, i.e. the pi’s are exactly the conditional distributions associated to P . In this paper, we focus on auto-models introduced by J. Besag (=-=[2]-=-). These auto-models are constructed under two assumptions: first, the dependence between sites is pairwise and secondly, the collection of conditional distributions from the sites belongs to a one-pa... |

864 |
The research act: A theoretical introduction to sociological methods (3rd ed
- Denzin
- 1989
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Citation Context ... to be a danger in using a qualitative research approach is overcome in this research through data triangulation. For the purpose of this paper, three types of triangulation are used namely: (a) data =-=[5]-=-; (b) methodological and, (c) interdisciplinary triangulation [11]. The company studied is a large multinational that operates in more than 130 countries and its annual turnover was €33.8 billions. Th... |

601 |
Estimates near the boundary for solutions of elliptic partial differential equations satisfying general boundary conditions
- Agmon, Douglis, et al.
- 1959
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Citation Context ...e system (2.1) is called elliptic in the sensesof Petrovski if the symbol (T is invertible for each nonzero vector (t, q, [). Insthis case, 9(.) is also strongly elliptic in the sense of Agmon et al. =-=[2]-=-.sAssociated with the operator 9(.) is the boundary value problems2’(u) = Au, + Bu, + Cu, + Du := f in Q, (2.2)sRu=g onr, (2.3)sandsAj(U) =aj, j= 1,2 ,..., N, (2.4)swhere N is the nullity of the probl... |

424 | Computing with membranes
- Păun
- 2000
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Citation Context ...usion effects compared with the GAbased fusion method. However, the performance of DE is sensitive to the choice of the mutation strategy and the associated control parameters [4]. Membrane computing =-=[5]-=-, as a class of distributed parallel computing models, is inspired from the structure and functioning of living cells as well as from the cooperation of cells in tissues, organs and population of cell... |

289 |
The dance of qualitative research design
- Janesick
- 1994
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Citation Context ...ome in this research through data triangulation. For the purpose of this paper, three types of triangulation are used namely: (a) data [5]; (b) methodological and, (c) interdisciplinary triangulation =-=[11]-=-. The company studied is a large multinational that operates in more than 130 countries and its annual turnover was €33.8 billions. The authors use the name PRODUCER to refer to this company. PRODUCER... |

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Asymptotic Expansions for Ordinary Differential Equations (Interscience
- Wasow
- 1965
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Citation Context ...or a whole class of systems we describe at the end of the paper. Before introducing our model, let us mention that the complex WKB theory has a very long history which can be retraced in the classics =-=[4,15,14,1]-=- for example. More recent developpements as well as studies of non-generic situations can be found in [10,11,13,7,3] and references therein. The reader is directed to this non-exhaustive list for an h... |

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2000, E-business roadmap for success
- Kalakota, Robinson
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Citation Context ...r.2003.08.023394 M. Themistocleous et al. / European Journal of Operational Research 159 (2004) 393–405 chain as a significant element in improving the management of the chain. Kalakota and Robinson =-=[13]-=- suggest that significant improvements in supply chain management can be achieved through the integration of business processes and information flows of the trading partners. Some of the benefits that... |

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Enterprise Application Integration
- Linthicum
- 2000
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Citation Context ...turned to the use of the Internet due to EDI limitations (e.g. high cost, non-flexible technology) [24]. However, not all information systems can be integrated over the Internet (e.g. legacy systems) =-=[15]-=-. During the 1990s, enterprise resource planning (ERP) technology was introduced as an integrated approach to systems integration. ERP systems support generic processes that attempt to integrate the s... |

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Logistics and Supply Chain Management
- Christopher
- 1992
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Citation Context ...ocesses. Such an approach could allow organisations to combine local and global information to obtain multi-focused, flexible processes. In addition, Spekman et al. [23], Gattorna [7] and Christopher =-=[3]-=- suggest that the integration of supply chains at a multi-enterprise level results in a competitive advantages and increases the overall performance of the supply chain. Gattorna [7] states that infor... |

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Random Fields on a Network: Modeling, Statistics, and Applications
- Guyon
- 1995
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Citation Context ...(2xie) + log(2xiw)] + d2[log(2xin) + log(2xis)] . (5) If we denote by φ the vector of all model parameters, the pseudo-likelihood is defined as L(x;φ) =∏ i∈S pi(xi|xj , j 6= i) . We refer to e.g. =-=[3]-=- for theoretical results on the pseudo-likelihood estimator in the general framework of a Markov random field. The study of the theoretical properties of this estimator for the multi-parameter case is... |

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The Ecology of Invasions by Animals and Plants
- CS
- 1958
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Citation Context ...icher array of interactions among them—may of itself tend to confer ‘stability’ in the sense of robustness against environmental or other disturbances. The influential Hutchinson [2], following Elton =-=[3]-=-, suggested that ‘. . . oscillations observed in arctic and boreal fauna may be due in part to the communities not being sufficiently complex to damp out oscillations’. This was based mainly on a misu... |

93 | Contagion in financial networks
- Gai, Kapadia
- 2010
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Citation Context ...e attenuation is more marked for larger z. On the other hand, large z means more banks are potentially at risk. This highlights the complex interplay between fragility and robustness in such networks =-=[21]-=-. Second, the initial bank’s loss of value for one asset in figure 2 is likely to cause depreciation of that specific asset class, as a result of ‘fire sales’ or more general reappraisal. This will tr... |

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An empirical investigation into supply chain management: A perspective on partnerships
- Spekman, Jr, et al.
- 1998
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Citation Context ...t-of-sale data. Integration of such information flows may result in handling high degrees of complexity. The need for integrating supply chains has been explored by Bartezzaghi [1] and Spekman et al. =-=[23]-=-, who suggest a more integrated and collaborative business model with a delegation of core processes. Such an approach could allow organisations to combine local and global information to obtain multi... |

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Homage to Santa Rosalia or why are there so many kinds of animals. The American Naturalist 93
- GE
- 1959
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Citation Context ...ty—more species and richer array of interactions among them—may of itself tend to confer ‘stability’ in the sense of robustness against environmental or other disturbances. The influential Hutchinson =-=[2]-=-, following Elton [3], suggested that ‘. . . oscillations observed in arctic and boreal fauna may be due in part to the communities not being sufficiently complex to damp out oscillations’. This was b... |

59 |
Barabasi (2000). Error and attack tolerance of complex networks
- Albert
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Citation Context ... highlight the importance of recognizing the ubiquity of situations where we deal with networks processing long-tailed, far-from-random degree distributions. In particular, Barabási’s beautiful paper =-=[17]-=- demonstrates that important IT networks exhibit these properties, leading to his entirely independent discovery of the 1991 theorem about such networks’ robustness to random attacks and fragility to ... |

53 |
A contribution to the mathematical theory of epidemics
- WO, AG
- 1927
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Citation Context ...eptible population [13]. Essentially all earlier work on directly transmitted infection agents assumed that the network of contacts was a random, Erdős–Rényi one. On this basis, Kermack & McKendrick =-=[14]-=- calculated that the expected fraction of the population to experience infection, I, would be given by the equation I= 1 − exp(−R0I). (3.1) For R0 less than unity, I= 0 is the only solution; for large... |

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Network of sexual contacts: Implications for the pattern of spread of HIV
- Gupta, Anderson, et al.
- 1989
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Citation Context ...nnections will see an epidemic arise faster but infect fewer people. Conversely, a disassociative pattern makes for slower initial rise in incidence, but with maximum numbers infected in the long run =-=[33]-=-. Proportional connections are, of course, intermediate. Finally, in many contexts, a network’s dynamical response to disturbance will depend not only on its topology, but also on the strengths of, or... |

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2001 Stability and complexity in model ecosystems
- RM
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Citation Context ...d competitive (−−) interactions are not’ and ‘for a given average interaction strength and web connectivity [food-webs may be more robust] if the interactions tend to be concentrated in small blocks’ =-=[6]-=-. More recent work, both theoretical and experimental/observational, testifies to the fact that real food-webs are indeed not randomly connected, Erdős–Rényi ones. Thus Kuris et al. [7], in a study o... |

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Conditional specification of statistical models
- BC, Castillo, et al.
- 1999
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Citation Context ...tions, we get interesting solution to this problem. Note that the advantages of such auto-models have been already certified in a previous work [4]. Let us write the density of a Beta distribution on =-=[0,1]-=- with parameters p, q > 0 as fθ(x) = κ(p, q)x p−1(1− x)q−1 = exp {〈θ, B(x)〉 − ψ(θ)} , 0 < x < 1 with θ = (p − 1, q − 1)T , B(x) = [log(2x), log(2(1 − x))]T and ψ(θ) = (p + q − 2) log 2 + log κ(p, q). ... |

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Graph-theoretic approach to process synthesis: Polynomial algorithm for maximal structure generation
- Friedler, Tarjan, et al.
- 1993
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Citation Context ...e system in terms of process structures. For this purpose, the present work relies heavily on combinatorics and graph-theory [2]. 3. Method The method developed is based on the P-graph representation =-=[1]-=-, the decision-mapping, combinatorial algorithms [2], and the accelerated branch-and-bound method [3]. In the first step, the chemical complex is evaluated in terms of the energy requirement, thus rev... |

32 |
Business-to-Business Data Sharing: A Source for Integration of Supply Chains
- Stefansson
- 2002
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Citation Context ...and supply chains. Although organisations have gained significant benefits from the use of EDI, they turned to the use of the Internet due to EDI limitations (e.g. high cost, non-flexible technology) =-=[24]-=-. However, not all information systems can be integrated over the Internet (e.g. legacy systems) [15]. During the 1990s, enterprise resource planning (ERP) technology was introduced as an integrated a... |

31 |
Benchmarking the benefits and barriers of application integration
- Themistocleus, Irani
- 2001
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Citation Context ...y being achieved through enterprise application integration (EAI), which incorporates functionality from disparate applications and leads to cheaper, more functional and manageable IT infrastructures =-=[13,16,26]-=-. Application integration is based on a diversity of technologies such as message brokers, adapters and ebXML to incorporate systems. These technologies achieve integration at different levels i.e. da... |

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Evaluating the Adoption of Enterprise Application Integration in Health-Care Organizations
- Khoumbati, Themistocleous, et al.
- 2006
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Citation Context ...ing of information and business processes. Some of these factors may lead to conflicts among the staff or/ and the departments of a single organisation or between the departments of coupling partners =-=[25]-=-. Clearly, this is a research issue that should be further analysed and understood without restricting the adoption of integrated supply chain systems. DÕAmours et al. [4] advise that inter-organisati... |

27 |
Exponential Decay and Geometric Aspect of Transition
- Joye, Kunz, et al.
- 1991
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Citation Context ...tisfied. This important step is sometimes neglected in applications, leading to incorrect results. In the case n = 2, the situation is nevertheless well understood now, at least in generic cases, see =-=[8, 10,11]-=-. However, the corresponding conditions required when n > 3 may be incompatible for a given generator, see [1,2] and [5]. This fact is expressed by M.V. Fedoryuk in the review [2] in the following way... |

27 |
Image fusion: Advances in the state of the art
- Goshtasby, Nikolov
- 2007
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Citation Context ...information provided by various imaging sensors to produce a new and improved single image, known as the fused image. During the last decade, a large number of image fusion methods have been proposed =-=[1]-=-. Among them, an interesting fusion method is based on the selection of sharper image blocks from source images. However, the existing works have shown that block size can significantly affect the fus... |

25 |
Superadiabatic Evolution and Adiabatic Transition Probability between Two Non-degenerate
- Joye, Pfister
- 1993
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Citation Context ...ass of models is specified in Section 6. It is also possible to improve the accuracy of the asymptotic formulae we derive by making use of the so-called superasymptotic renormalization procedure, see =-=[9,11,7]-=-, but we will not deal with this systematic aspect of the theory. In the next two sections, we recall the basics and the main results in the complex WKB method and make precise the hypotheses under wh... |

25 |
Differential evolution algorithm with ensemble of parameters and mutation strategies
- Mallipeddi, Suganthan, et al.
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Citation Context ...gence speed and better fusion effects compared with the GAbased fusion method. However, the performance of DE is sensitive to the choice of the mutation strategy and the associated control parameters =-=[4]-=-. Membrane computing [5], as a class of distributed parallel computing models, is inspired from the structure and functioning of living cells as well as from the cooperation of cells in tissues, organ... |

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Network structure, predator-prey modules, and stability in large food webs, Theor
- Allesina, Pascual
- 2008
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Citation Context ...uded parasites (whose biomass exceeded that of top predators), found a preponderance of predator–prey interactions in these networks. This coincides with a recent computer study by Allesina & Pascual =-=[8]-=- of some 10 000 randomly assembled food-webs, which found that those with a disproportionate fraction of predator–prey interactions were significantly more likely to be stable (all eigenvalues of the ... |

21 |
Yorulmazeramd A. Alentorn (2007), “Network Models and Financial Stability
- Nier, Yang, et al.
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Citation Context ... the remainder in assets external to the interbank system. Liabilities comprise interbank borrowing, bi , and externally derived deposits, di . The bank’s capital reserve or ‘net worth’ is γi . After =-=[20]-=-. First, following the initial bank’s failure, its net loss is distributed equally among its z creditor banks. These z banks will also fail if the loss thus inflicted on them exceeds γ and so on. But ... |

20 | Issues in Supply Chain Management. Industrial Marketing Management - Lambert, Cooper |

20 | Exponential Asymptotics in a Singular Limit for N–Level Scattering Systems - Joye - 1997 |

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Semiclassical Asymptotics Beyond all Orders for Simple Scattering Systems
- Joye, Pfister
- 1995
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Citation Context ...ns of the complex WKB method. Several progresses have been made during the last few years on general aspects of this method in several directions, such as the improvement of the asymptotics it yields =-=[11]-=- or its application to systems of ODE of higher dimension than two [7,3]. However, it is well known [2], that in general the S-matrix cannot be completely determined asymptotically for systems of dime... |

19 |
Dynamics and control of the transmission of gonorrhea.Sex Transm Dis 5(2): 51-ó
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Citation Context ...les; accurate estimation of the transmission probability is the main problem. For sexually transmitted diseases, however, rough estimates of all three components of R0 are possible. When Yorke et al. =-=[15]-=- did this for the gonorrhoea epidemic in the USA western states, they found R0 significantly less than unity. This was, of course, inconsistent with the observed epidemic. Yorke et al. resolved this d... |

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Evaluating Application Integration
- Themistocleous, Irani, et al.
- 2000
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Citation Context ...hemistocleous and Irani [27]. the retailer. In such a scenario, both suppliers and retailer share common business processes and IT infrastructures. From a technical perspective, Themistocleous et al. =-=[29]-=- propose that EAI is achieved at three integration layers namely: • Transportation layer, which transfers the information from source application to the integration infrastructure and from the latter ... |

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Compartmentalization increases food-web persistence
- Stouffer, Bascompte
- 2011
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Citation Context ... give some intuitive insights into these results. Other studies find evidence for modularity in networks, particularly plant–pollinator, where linkages tend to be ‘overdispersed’ and ‘disassociative’ =-=[9]-=-. Sugihara & Ye [10] extend this, in a review of nested hierarchies in food-webs. More generally, and importantly, many andson January 8, 2015http://rsta.royalsocietypublishing.org/Downloaded froms3rs... |

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RM. 2005 Subnets of scale-free networks are not scale-free: sampling properties of networks
- MPH, Wiuf
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Citation Context ...dels. More generally, however, it is too often implicitly assumed that a sample from a network is representative of the full network’s degree distribution. This is not necessarily true. Stumpf et al. =-=[32]-=- have shown that such a sample accurately characterizes the full network if, and only if, the degree distribution is binomial (i.e. has a generating function G(x) = [1 + m(1 − x)/k]−k, where k can be ... |

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Proof of the Landau-Zener formula, Asymptotic Anal
- Joye
- 1994
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Citation Context ...nt results hold follows. 2. Analyticity properties As a first step, we recall the analyticity properties of the quantities of interest. The proofs of the statements made here can be found in [12] and =-=[6]-=- for example. The generator H(z, ) being analytic in , the solution of the linear equation (1.1)s(z) is analytic in as well. The eigenvalues and the eigenvectors defined by (1.4) of H can be analy... |

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Will a large complex system be stable? Nature 238(5364):413–414
- RM
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Citation Context ...e in stability of a community as the number of links in its food-web increases’. This ‘conventional wisdom’ of the 1960s was undercut by investigation of a simple mathematical metaphor relating to it =-=[5]-=-. Consider a community of N species, each possessing intraspecific mechanisms which, were the species in isolation, would stabilize perturbations (with a characteristic damping time normalized to be T... |

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The evolution of production models: is a new paradigm emerging
- Bartezzaghi
- 1999
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Citation Context ...sts and sharing of point-of-sale data. Integration of such information flows may result in handling high degrees of complexity. The need for integrating supply chains has been explored by Bartezzaghi =-=[1]-=- and Spekman et al. [23], who suggest a more integrated and collaborative business model with a delegation of core processes. Such an approach could allow organisations to combine local and global inf... |

15 | Eroding Market Stability by Proliferation of Financial Instruments - Caccioli, Marsili, et al. - 2009 |

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Networked manufacturing : The impact of information sharing
- D’Amours, Montreuil, et al.
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Citation Context ...ing of focus on the multi-enterprise supply chain optimization. Many authors have discussed the issue of multienterprise collaboration to improve supply chain management. According to DÕAmours et al. =-=[4]-=- a collaborative approach is more profitable than other alternatives. However, DÕAmours et al. [4] mention that the impact of information sharing in networked organisations needs to be fully under-M.... |

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Strategic supply chain alignment – best practice in supply chain management
- Gattorna
- 1998
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Citation Context ...elegation of core processes. Such an approach could allow organisations to combine local and global information to obtain multi-focused, flexible processes. In addition, Spekman et al. [23], Gattorna =-=[7]-=- and Christopher [3] suggest that the integration of supply chains at a multi-enterprise level results in a competitive advantages and increases the overall performance of the supply chain. Gattorna [... |

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Fluctuations of animal populations and a measure of community stability
- RH
- 1955
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Citation Context ...observed in arctic and boreal fauna may be due in part to the communities not being sufficiently complex to damp out oscillations’. This was based mainly on a misunderstanding of a paper by MacArthur =-=[4]-=-, which Hutchinson saw as a ‘. . . formal proof of the increase in stability of a community as the number of links in its food-web increases’. This ‘conventional wisdom’ of the 1960s was undercut by i... |

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ERP and application integration Exploratory survey
- Themistocleous, Irani, et al.
- 2001
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Citation Context ...pean Journal of Operational Research 159 (2004) 393–405 non-flexible and often not designed to collaborate with other autonomous applications. According to a survey published by Themistocleous et al. =-=[28]-=- companies experience significant difficulties when they customise (72%) or integrate (82%) their ERP systems with existing IS solutions. In addition, ERP systems co-exist along side other IS and thus... |

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A finite element method for first order elliptic systems in three dimensions
- Chang, Gunzburger
- 1987
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Citation Context ... > vxu+vp .sAlong with this extension, the system (1. l), (1.2) is extended tosy” = 0 (sV-u fsvxu+vp = g > 0 in 52. PsThe boundary condition (1.3) is extended tosR u =s0 (s= 0 on r;sPs(2.7)s(2.8)ssee =-=[4]-=-. It is easily shown that the operator Y is elliptic in the sense of Pet-srovski, that the boundary operator R satisfies the complementing condition ofs[2], and that the nullity of (Z,R) is zero. Thus... |

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Novel taxonomy for application integration
- Themistocleous, Irani
- 2002
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Citation Context ...on or (b) tightly integrated chains where there is a higher degree of process dependency. The differences among the types of integration are well discussed in literature with Themistocleous and Irani =-=[27]-=- summarising these in Table 1. On the tight type, integration is significant factor, with a number of enterprises sharing common data and processes. In this case, enterprises attempt to function as on... |

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Combinatorially accelerated branch-and-bound method for solving the MIP model of process network synthesis
- Friedler, Varga, et al.
- 1996
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Citation Context ...torics and graph-theory [2]. 3. Method The method developed is based on the P-graph representation [1], the decision-mapping, combinatorial algorithms [2], and the accelerated branch-and-bound method =-=[3]-=-. In the first step, the chemical complex is evaluated in terms of the energy requirement, thus revealing the trend of its heat-power demand. In the second step, the resultant trend of the heat-power ... |

11 | Size and complexity in model financial systems
- Arinaminpathy, Kapadia, et al.
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Citation Context .............................. Most of these models assume all banks of roughly the same size, and both the network IB loans and the networks of shared assets to be connected at random. More recent work =-=[30]-=- makes more realistic assumptions, treating a toy system with ‘big banks and little banks’ in which the (relatively few) big bank nodes have many more links, and where the network connections are made... |

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Integration models: templates for business transformation
- Brown
- 2000
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Citation Context ...of integration Loose integration Reference Focuses on exchanging–sharing data among partners Kalakota and Robinson [13] Low degree of processes dependency Loinsky [18] Low degree of integration Brown =-=[2]-=- The development of a homogeneous integrated cross-enterprise infrastructure is not Helm [10] important Asynchronous communication Puschmann and Alt [20] Tight integration Reference Focuses on integra... |

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Network structure and the biology of populations
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Citation Context ...RSocA371:20120376 ...................................................... A significant fraction of what I have to say here has previously been published in a review in Trends in Ecology and Evolution =-=[1]-=-. But this journal is rarely read by members of the Webscience community, so I hope some repetition is forgivable. The present paper concludes with brief caveats about some recent excesses of enthusia... |

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Transmission dynamics of HIV infection. Nature 326:137–142. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/326137a0. Antigenic Variation of TprK Causes Secondary Syphilis December 2014 Volume 82 Number 12 iai.asm.org 4967 o n April 8, 2016 by Penn State Univ http://iai.asm .o
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Citation Context ...sized also in Barabási’s paper in this issue, the essential issue is that the contact network is NOT a random one. More formally, for a contact network with degree distribution {P(i)}, May & Anderson =-=[16]-=- have shown that the ‘epidemiologically appropriate’ expression for the average number of partners is not the simple average, but rather the mean-square number of partners divided by the mean. This ac... |

9 | Quantum adiabatic evolution, in
- Joye, Pfister
- 1994
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Citation Context ...t the complex WKB theory has a very long history which can be retraced in the classics [4,15,14,1] for example. More recent developpements as well as studies of non-generic situations can be found in =-=[10,11,13,7,3]-=- and references therein. The reader is directed to this non-exhaustive list for an historic point of view and precise references on the general aspects of the theory. We now define our model and then ... |

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Semiclassical Inelastic S-Matrix for One-Dimensional N-States Systems
- Martin, Nenciu
- 1995
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Citation Context ...t the complex WKB theory has a very long history which can be retraced in the classics [4,15,14,1] for example. More recent developpements as well as studies of non-generic situations can be found in =-=[10,11,13,7,3]-=- and references therein. The reader is directed to this non-exhaustive list for an historic point of view and precise references on the general aspects of the theory. We now define our model and then ... |

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Decision-mapping: a tool for consistent and complete decisions in process synthesis
- Friedler, Varga, et al.
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Citation Context ...equires thorough understanding of the unique combinatorial properties of the system in terms of process structures. For this purpose, the present work relies heavily on combinatorics and graph-theory =-=[2]-=-. 3. Method The method developed is based on the P-graph representation [1], the decision-mapping, combinatorial algorithms [2], and the accelerated branch-and-bound method [3]. In the first step, the... |

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2011 Systemic risk in banking ecosystems
- AG, RM
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Citation Context ...big banks hold relatively larger capital reserves. In practice, in the recent boom years, the opposite was the case. Some of the messages from these models are surveyed by Haldane [26], Haldane & May =-=[29]-=- and Jones [31]. 6. Some caveats I end with three cautionary notes, each of them relevant both to the foregoing and more generally. Many of the papers in this Theme Issue—including this one—have empha... |

9 | Membrane computing: brief introduction, recent results and applications - Păun, Pérez-Jiménez - 2006 |

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Méthodes Asymptotiques pour les Equations Différentielles Ordinaires Linéaires
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The Oxford handbook of membrance computing
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Mercator: Next Generation Application Integration, Mercator Software
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Refined Landau–Zener formulae: Multilevel systems and applications
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