Legal And Technical Issues For Text And Data Mining In Greece, 2019 Department of Archives, Library Science and Museology, Ionian University, Greece
Legal And Technical Issues For Text And Data Mining In Greece, Maria Kanellopoulou - Botti, Marinos Papadopoulos, Christos Zampakolas, Paraskevi Ganatsiou
Computer Ethics - Philosophical Enquiry (CEPE) Proceedings
Web harvesting and archiving pertains to the processes of collecting from the web and archiving of works that reside on the Web. Web harvesting and archiving is one of the most attractive applications for libraries which plan ahead for their future operation. When works retrieved from the Web are turned into archived and documented material to be found in a library, the amount of works that can be found in said library can be far greater than the number of works harvested from the Web. The proposed participation in the 2019 CEPE Conference aims at presenting certain issues related to ...
Analysis Of Computer Audit Data To Create Indicators Of Compromise For Intrusion Detection, 2019 Southern Methodist University
Analysis Of Computer Audit Data To Create Indicators Of Compromise For Intrusion Detection, Steven Millett, Michael Toolin, Justin Bates
SMU Data Science Review
Network security systems are designed to identify and, if possible, prevent unauthorized access to computer and network resources. Today most network security systems consist of hardware and software components that work in conjunction with one another to present a layered line of defense against unauthorized intrusions. Software provides user interactive layers such as password authentication, and system level layers for monitoring network activity. This paper examines an application monitoring network traffic that attempts to identify Indicators of Compromise (IOC) by extracting patterns in the network traffic which likely corresponds to unauthorized access. Typical network log data and construct indicators are ...
A Unified Risk-Based Framework For Assessing Sustainability And Resiliency Of Civil Infrastructure, 2019 Boise State University
A Unified Risk-Based Framework For Assessing Sustainability And Resiliency Of Civil Infrastructure, Thomas Adam Robbins
Boise State University Theses and Dissertations
As of February 2019, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has reported since 1880 the average global temperature has increased 1°C, with the warmest year on record being 2016. As the years continue to pass, it is becoming more evident that climate change is occurring, which is known to be a catalyst for climatic weather events. Statistically speaking, these events are more prevalent, and catastrophic exemplified as hurricanes, earthquakes, flooding, and fires. In addition to the increase of potentially catastrophic events, society as a whole has become more conscientious in the use and preservation of natural resources, waste ...
Underground Storage Tank Impact Model, 2019 Carroll College
Underground Storage Tank Impact Model, Amy Telck
Carroll College Student Undergraduate Research Festival
Leaking underground storage tanks (UST) pose a threat to the surround- ing environment and population. The Montana Department of Environmental Quality has completed two phases of a risk analysis with the purpose of identifying the USTs at the greatest risk of leaking in order to reallocate department resources. This analysis builds upon prior analyses in three ways: (1) identify how UST upgrades can reduce the risk of UST leaking, (2) how UST characteristics and upgrades relate to the cost of remediation, and (3) estimating the environmental impact of a release.
Seismic Performance Of Earth Slopes Subjected To Earthquake Mainshock – Aftershock Sequences, 2019 University of Texas at Tyler
Seismic Performance Of Earth Slopes Subjected To Earthquake Mainshock – Aftershock Sequences, Alisha Khanal
Civil Engineering Theses
Mainshocks are usually followed by aftershocks. Aftershocks continue over a period of time with a decreasing frequency and there is not sufficient time for repair and retrofit between a mainshock – aftershock sequence. Typically, aftershocks are smaller in magnitude; however, aftershock ground motion characteristics such as the intensity and duration can be greater than the mainshock due to the changes in the earthquake mechanism and location with respect to the site. The seismic performance of slopes is typically evaluated based on the sliding displacement predicted to occur along a critical sliding surface. Various empirical models are available that predict sliding displacement ...
Left Turn Safety: Preventing Injury And Death Through Signs And Signaling, 2019 Germanna Community College
Left Turn Safety: Preventing Injury And Death Through Signs And Signaling, Elizabeth Webb
Thousands of accidents each year are precipitated by drivers making a left turn within an intersection. These accidents tend to be caused primarily by driver error, confusing signaling or high rates of speed by through traffic. Extensive research suggests that reducing the rate of speed of through traffic, implementing warning signs with flashers along a roadway, adjusting the traffic signal phasing at an intersection, and utilizing creative intersection designs are all options which are available to combat these concerns and substantially minimize risks to all drivers. A recent fatal accident in Spotsylvania County highlights the need for intersection improvement at ...
Hazard And Operability Analysis Of An Ethylene Oxide Production Plant, 2019 University of South Carolina
Hazard And Operability Analysis Of An Ethylene Oxide Production Plant, Samantha Ciricillo
The purpose of this work was to evaluate potential hazards and failures as part of the design and economic analysis for a chemical plant that would produce 150,000 tons of ethylene oxide per year. The Hazard and Operability (HAZOP) method of analysis was used to accomplish this goal. This method of hazard analysis involves brainstorming potential errors in a system by examining each element of each process unit in full detail. This project was focused on the reactor unit because the reactor has several important parameters that could fail, resulting in safety issues within the system. Input for this ...
An Investigation Of General Criteria For Assessing Space Flight Systems Of Diverse Mission Concept Designs, 2019 Old Dominion University
An Investigation Of General Criteria For Assessing Space Flight Systems Of Diverse Mission Concept Designs, Cindy L. Daniels
Engineering Management & Systems Engineering Theses & Dissertations
The purpose of this research is to investigate the general criteria for assessing the technical implementation risk factors of proposed space science missions at the mission concept stage. According to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Space Flight Program and Project Management Handbook (NASA, 2012), the mission concept review objectives are “To evaluate the feasibility of the proposed mission concept(s) and its fulfillment of the program's needs and objectives. To determine whether the maturity of the concept and associated planning are sufficient to begin Phase A” (p.33). Experts previously defined two technical risk factors, to assess ...
Latex Modified Concrete - Very Early Strength, 2019 Purdue University
Latex Modified Concrete - Very Early Strength, Bobby Steele
Purdue Road School
INDOT came out with specifications for a very early strength concrete to use on bridge deck overlays. This concrete is fast setting, which allows overlays to be performed over a weekend and benefits the traveling public with a short duration of traffic interference. Cure time to reach the strength requirement is 3 hours. E&B Paving performed the first application with the new spec on August 26, 2018. Many changes were also made to the INDOT Specification Section 722.
Standardisation In Construction Cost Control, 2019 Technological University Dublin
Standardisation In Construction Cost Control, Charles Mitchell
Poster presentation submitted as to the School of Surveying and Construction Management Research and Innovation Industry Evening, March 2019.
Fico® Scores Through The Economic Cycle And Understanding Consumer Sensitivities To Economic Fluctuations, 2019 South Dakota State University
Fico® Scores Through The Economic Cycle And Understanding Consumer Sensitivities To Economic Fluctuations, Gerald Fahner
SDSU Data Science Symposium
FICO® Scores assess default likelihood under “normal” conditions. Additional risk emanates from economic variability and manifests itself in changes to the score distribution as well as changes to the Odds-to-Score relationship. In this session we will examine credit bureau data from the Great Recession in the United States as compared to a stable economic period. We’ll share a framework that provides new and actionable insights into consumers’ sensitivities to such economic fluctuations such as:
Application of counterfactual analysis, machine learning, and scorecards, to rank-order consumers’ sensitivities
Consumer segmentation by economic sensitivities
Sensitivity profiling reveals interesting differences between the most ...
Project Insight: A Granular Approach To Enterprise Cybersecurity, 2019 Southern Methodist University
Project Insight: A Granular Approach To Enterprise Cybersecurity, Sunna Quazi, Adam Baca, Sam Darsche
SMU Data Science Review
In this paper, we disambiguate risky activity corporate users are propagating with their software in real time by creating an enterprise security visualization solution for system administrators. The current problem in this domain is the lag in cyber intelligence that inhibits preventative security measure execution. This is partially due to the overemphasis of network activity, which is a nonfinite dataset and is difficult to comprehensively ingest with analytics. We address these concerns by elaborating on the beta of a software called "Insight" created by Felix Security. The overall solution leverages endpoint data along with preexisting whitelist/blacklist designations to unambiguously ...
Autojack - Hydraulic Powertrain System, 2019 Central Washington University
Autojack - Hydraulic Powertrain System, Tyce Vu
All Undergraduate Projects
A primary problem for mechanics and automotive enthusiasts is the risk associated with lifting and securing a vehicle with conventional jack stands. Often times, improper jack-stand installation results in the vehicle collapsing unexpectedly, causing injury and/or death. This problem can be minimized through the application of a newly re-designed vehicle lifting system. The conventional method for lifting cars is time consuming and can be unsafe in many circumstances. A better, safer, and more efficient lift design was needed; the AutoJack. The approach of the AutoJack design was entirely focused on the safety of lifting a vehicle. Safety was improved ...
Analysis And Forecasting Of Mass Shootings Using Change Point Detection, 2019 Iowa State University
Analysis And Forecasting Of Mass Shootings Using Change Point Detection, Xue Lei, Cameron A. Mackenzie
Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Conference Proceedings and Posters
We do not know:
- how the occurring rate of active and mass shootings changed over past few years
- when the change of occurring rate occurred
- the overall trend of the number of active and mass shootings over next few years
Cataloging The Degree Of Sensitization Via Electrochemical Reactivation For Studying The Corrosion Behavior Of Inconel 718, Austenitic, And Duplex Stainless Steels, Bradley Lynes
Williams Honors College, Honors Research Projects
Corrosion resistant materials can be expensive, but usually reduce the life cycle cost of metallic assets. However, negligent sensitization of these materials can lead to aggressive, intergranular corrosion. Using the methodology of the double loop electrochemical potentiokinetic reactivation (DL-EPR), this project investigates different steel reinforced bars and Inconel to determine the degree of sensitization after a heat treatment of 900°C for 2 hours. The purpose of this research is to validate and determine the appropriate test parameters for performing further DL-EPR test in the future. Additionally, the kinetics observed for each sample during the DL-EPR test will be analyzed ...
Ce 5500: Stochastic Hydrology, University Of Virginia, 2019 Utah State University
Ce 5500: Stochastic Hydrology, University Of Virginia, Julianne Quinn
All ECSTATIC Materials
This document is the syllabus for CE 5500: Stochastic Hydrology by instructor Julianne D. Quinn at the University of Virginia. The course is an elective class, open to upper-level undergraduate and graduate students.
Lecture 1: Stochastic Hydrology, 2019 Utah State University
Lecture 1: Stochastic Hydrology, Julianne Quinn
All ECSTATIC Materials
This is the first lecture of CE 5500: Stochastic Hydrology, taught by Julianne Quinn at the University of Virginia.
Data-Driven Risk-Based Assessment Of Wind-Excited Tall Buildings Using Surrogate Models, 2019 Iowa State University
Data-Driven Risk-Based Assessment Of Wind-Excited Tall Buildings Using Surrogate Models, Laura Micheli, Alice Alipour, Simon Laflamme
Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering Publications
The damage reported from structural and non-structural elements during severe windstorms promoted the extension of the performance-based design (PBD) philosophy to wind-excited tall buildings. A critical part of PBD is the risk assessment of the facility. Risk assessment allows the estimation of the probability of failure of the structure considering the uncertainties arising from the external hazard and the material properties. This probability is typically estimated using a nonlinear model, which permits for the evaluation of the building performance beyond the elastic regime. In wind-excited tall buildings, the use of sophisticated computational models and the long duration of typical wind ...
Landing-Gear Impact Response: A Non-Linear Finite Element Approach, 2019 University of North Florida
Landing-Gear Impact Response: A Non-Linear Finite Element Approach, Tuan H. Tran
UNF Graduate Theses and Dissertations
The primary objective of this research is to formulate a methodology of assessing the maximum impact loading condition that will incur onto an aircraft’s landing gear system via Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and appropriately determining its corresponding structural and impact responses to minimize potential design failures during hard landing (abnormal impact) and shock absorption testing. Both static and dynamic loading condition were closely analyzed, compared, and derived through the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) airworthiness regulations and empirical testing data.
In this research, a nonlinear transient dynamic analysis is developed and established via NASTRAN advanced nonlinear finite element model ...
Simulating Severe Supply Chain Disruptions With Multiple Suppliers And Firms, 2019 Iowa State University
Simulating Severe Supply Chain Disruptions With Multiple Suppliers And Firms, Kevin Korniejczuk
Global supply chains are susceptible to disruptions. Disruptions in one part of the world can lead to supply chain problems for companies around the world. This creative component analyzes a model of severe supply chain disruptions where several suppliers encounter inoperable facilities, resulting in potential shortages for firms which purchase from those suppliers. All entities within the model are able to choose strategic initiatives to maintain operations. If an entity’s facility is closed because of a disruptive event, the entity can choose to move production to an alternate facility. If an entity’s facility is undamaged, the entity can ...