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Monthly Archives: September 2015

Solving a Distribution Network Design Problem by
Combining Ant Colony Systems and Lagrangian Relaxation

Carolina LAGOS1,*, Fernando PAREDES2, Stefanie NIKLANDER3,4, Enrique CABRERA5 Abstract: Distribution network design (DND) attempts to integrate tactical issues such as inventory policies and/or vehicle routing decisions with strategic ones such as the problem of locating facilities and allocate customers to such facilities. When inventory policy decision making is considered the …

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Informatics Tools, AI Models and Methods Used for Automatic Analysis of Customer Satisfaction

George KOVÁCS1, Diana BOGDANOVA2, Nafissa YUSSUPOVA2, Maxim BOYKO2 1 Computer and Automation Research Institute, Kende u. 13-17, Budapest, 1111, Hungary kovacs.gyorgy@sztaki.mta.hu 2 Ufa State Aviation Technical University, K. Marx 12, Ufa, 450000, Russia dianochka7bog@mail.ru; yussupova@ugatu.ac.ru; maxim.boyko87@gmail.com Abstract: Customer satisfaction is getting more and more importance world-wide. Informatics tools and methods …

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A Novel Hybrid Binarization Technique for Images of Historical Arabic Manuscripts

Aboul Ella HASSANIEN1, Mohamed ABDELFATTAH2, Khaled M. AMIN3, Sherihan MOHAMED2 1 Faculty of Computers and Information, Cairo University, Egypt aboitcairo@gmail.com 2 Faculty of Computers and Information, Mansoura University, Egypt 3 Faculty of Computers and Information, Menofia University, Egypt Abstract: In this paper, a novel binarization approach based on neutrosophic sets …

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Multi-objective Assembly Line Balancing Using Fuzzy Inertia-adaptive Particle Swarm Algorithm

Simona DINU Fundamental Sciences and Humanities Department, Constanta Maritime University, 104, Mircea cel Batran Street, Constanta, code 900663, Romania simona.dinu@cmu-edu.eu Abstract: The Assembly Line Balancing problem is an industrial optimization problem of considerable importance in lean systems. It has been extensively studied in literature through classical optimization methods. However, conventional …

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Expert-GOSP – Expert System for Three-Phase Separator Diagnosis

Liviu IONIŢĂ, Irina IONIŢĂ Petroleum-Gas University of Ploieşti, 39, Bucureşti Blvd, Ploieşti, 100680, Romania, lionita@gmail.com; tirinelle@yahoo.com Abstract: Expert systems are known as artificial intelligence tools that store and implement human expert opinions, beliefs, methods and rules to achieve accurate system results. With the goal to assist the management of a …

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Design of Optimal PID Controller Using NSGA-II Algorithm and Level Diagram

Amal MOHARAM, Mostafa A. El-HOSSEINI, Hesham A. ALI Computers Engineering and Control systems Dept., Faculty of Engineering, Mansura University, Egypt eng.amalmoharam@yahoo.com, melhosseini@gmail.com, h_arafat_ali@mans.edu.eg Abstract: This paper introduces a design for multi-objective PID controller using non-dominated sorting genetic algorithm (NSGA-II). When selecting the objectives to be optimized, it is taken into …

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Output Track Controller with Gravitational Compensation for a Class of Hyper-Redundant Robot Arms

Mihaela FLORESCU, Van Dong Hai NGUYEN, Mircea IVĂNESCU University of Craiova, 13 Al. I. Cuza Street, Craiova, 200585, Romania mihaelaflorescu@yahoo.com, florescu.mihaela@ucv.ro, donghai.spkt@gmail.com, ivanescu@robotics.ucv.ro Abstract: The paper studies the output tracking control problem of a class of hyper-redundant robotic arms described by hyperbolic equations. The stability analysis and the resulting controllers …

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Combined Riccati-Genetic Algorithms Proposed for Non-Convex Optimization Problem Resolution – A Robust Control Model for PMSM

Khira DCHICH, Abderrahmen ZAAFOURI, Abdelkader CHAARI University of Tunis, Unit C3S, Higher School of Sciences and Techniques of Tunis (ESSTT), 5 Av. Taha Hussein, BP 56, 1008 Tunis, Tunisia Khira.Dchich@fsb.rnu.tn, abderrahmen.zaafouri@ isetr.rnu.tn, assil.chaari@esstt.rnu.tn Abstract: In this paper, is proposed a state feedback optimal control algorithm for uncertain linear systems, with …

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Evaluation of a Haptic Environment for Assembly Task Simulation

Diana POPESCU1, Robert IACOB1, Frederic NOEL2, Cedric MASCLET2, Thibault LOUIS2 1 University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest, 313 Splaiul Independentei, Bucharest – 060042, Romania diana@mix.mmi.pub.ro, robert.iacob@gmail.com 2 Grenoble Institute of Technology, 46 avenue Félix Viallet, Grenoble – F38031, France frederic.noel@grenoble-inp.fr, cedric.masclet@grenoble-inp.fr, thibault.louis@grenoble-inp.fr Abstract: A new application for virtually simulating assembly tasks was …

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