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Monthly Archives: December 2009

Moving from Craft to Technology Education in Icelandic Schools

Gisli THORSTEINSSON University of Iceland Tom PAGE Loughborough University Brynjar OLAFSSON University of Iceland Abstract: Craft was established in Iceland in the beginning of 1900 as a specific subject aimed at general education. The pedagogical framework was based on Danish school Sloyd. Different curricula focusing on craft were developed until …

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Senior Citizen Service Management Using WebAging System

Victor POPA, Liliana CONSTANTINESCU, Carmen ROTUNĂ National Institute for Research and Development in Informatics – ICI, Bucharest 8-10 Averescu Avenue, Bucharest 1, Romania Abstract: The paper presents the WebAging system, designed and developed to provide a single access point to Web services for elderly persons. The system uses semantic technology …

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A Usability Assistant for the Heuristic Evaluation of Interactive Systems

Costin PRIBEANU National Institute for Research and Development in Informatics – ICI Bucharest 8-10, Averescu Avenue, Bucharest 1, Romania Abstract: The increasing demands for usable interactive systems in the context of limited project budgets bring in front the need for faster and cheaper evaluation methods. Heuristic evaluation is a kind …

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On Quadratic Internal Model Principle in Mathematical Programming

Neculai ANDREI I C I Bucharest (National Institute for R & D in Informatics) Center for Advanced Modeling and Optimization 8-10 Averescu Blvd. 011455 Bucharest 1, Romania e-mail: nandrei@ici.ro Abstract: We show that for continuous mathematical programming problems every optimization algorithm must encapsulate implicitly or explicitly a quadratic internal model …

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Multi-objective Evolutionary Algorithms for Decision-Making in Reconfiguration Problems Applied to the Electric Distribution Networks

J. E. MENDOZA, L. A. VILLALEIVA, M. A. CASTRO Escuela de Ingeniería Eléctrica, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso P.O. Box 4059, CHILE E. A. LOPEZ Departamento de Ingeniería Eléctrica, Universidad de Concepción 160-C, CHILE Abstract: In this work the performance of three multiobjective optimization techniques based on evolutionary programming, applied …

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Evolutionary Approach for the Containers Bin-Packing Problem

Ryan KAMMARTI LACS, Ecole Nationale des Ingénieurs de Tunis Tunis – Belvédère. Tunisie Imen AYACHI LACS, Ecole Nationale des Ingénieurs de Tunis Tunis – Belvédère. Tunisie LAGIS, Ecole Centrale de Lille Villeneuve d’Ascq, France Mekki KSOURI LACS, Ecole Nationale des Ingénieurs de Tunis Tunis – Belvédère. Tunisie Pierre BORNE LAGIS, …

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Monitoring System for Co-generative Power Plants

Ion MICIU1, Florin HĂRŢESCU2 1 IPA SA – Automation Engineering; 169 Calea Floreasca, 14495 Bucharest, Romania ionmiciu@ipa.ro 2 I C I Bucharest (National Institute for R & D in Informatics) 8-10 Averescu Blvd. 011455 Bucharest 1, Romania flory@ici.ro Abstract: Electric power systems are an integral part of the way of …

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