Download Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems: The 12th by Nak-Young Chong, Young-Jo Cho PDF

By Nak-Young Chong, Young-Jo Cho

This quantity of court cases comprises 32 unique contributions offered on the twelfth foreign Symposium on dispensed self sustaining robot platforms (DARS 2014), held in November 2014. the chosen papers during this quantity are authored via prime researchers from Asia, Australia, Europe, and the Americas, thereby offering a extensive insurance and viewpoint of the cutting-edge applied sciences, algorithms, process architectures, and functions in allotted robot systems.

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By Christian Zimmermann

Der Druck auf mittelständische Unternehmen, ihr Führungs- und Steuerungssystem zu professionalisieren, wird immer stärker. Zunehmendes Interesse an commence Ups, anhaltende Outsourcing-Aktivitäten von Großunternehmen, veränderte gesetzliche Rahmenbedingungen und neue Spielregeln des organisierten Kapitalmarktes stellen auch das Controlling in mittelständischen Unternehmen auf den Prüfstand. Internationale Aktivitäten des Unternehmens erhöhen die Anforderungen zusätzlich.

Auf der Grundlage einer umfassenden Untersuchung von über eighty mittelständischen Industrieunternehmen identifiziert Christian Zimmermann wesentliche Voraussetzungen für eine erfolgreiche Einführung und die Ausgestaltung eines entsprechenden Controlling-Konzeptes in foreign tätigen Unternehmen. Der Autor gibt konkrete und realistische Handlungsempfehlungen und zeigt, dass unternehmensspezifische Faktoren und Verhaltensmerkmale von Entscheidungsträgern die Ausprägung und Akzeptanz von Controlling maßgeblich beeinflussen.

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Download Coordination, Organizations, Institutions, and Norms in by Mattijs Ghijsen, Wouter Jansweijer, Bob Wielinga (auth.), PDF

By Mattijs Ghijsen, Wouter Jansweijer, Bob Wielinga (auth.), Jaime Simão Sichman, Julian Padget, Sascha Ossowski, Pablo Noriega (eds.)

This ebook constitutes the completely refereed post-workshop complaints of the foreign Workshop on Coordination, association, associations and Norms in Agent structures, COIN 2007, held as occasions at AAMAS 2007, the sixth overseas Joint convention on independent brokers and Multiagent platforms in Honolulu, hello, united states, in may possibly 2007 and MALLOW 2007, the Federated Workshops on Multi-Agent Logics, Languages, and agencies in Durham, united kingdom, in September 2007.

This quantity is the 3rd in a sequence focussing on matters in Coordination, companies, associations and Norms (COIN) in multi-agent platforms. The 23 papers during this quantity are revised models of papers offered on the workshops that have been rigorously chosen from 38 preliminary submissions. The papers are geared up in topical sections on coordination, association and associations, and norms.

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Download The Rules of the Game in the Global Economy: Policy Regimes by Lee E. Preston, Duane Windsor PDF

By Lee E. Preston, Duane Windsor

The topic of this learn is the best way that finns, industries, and international locations arrange their relationships with each other in an effort to interact in overseas company. To the informal observer, the approaches of shopping for and promoting, borrowing and lending, making an investment and receiving funding returns could seem a lot an analogous, whether or not they happen inside of a unmarried kingdom or among and between companies in several political jurisdictions. in reality, even if, enterprise contacts among organisations or participants in several coun­ attempts are considerably assorted from their family opposite numbers. not just do overseas dealers and , debtors and creditors, traders and gains recipients usually use diversified languages and currencies, in addition they usually function below diversified easy ideas governing contracts, accounting practices, and dispute-settlement preparations; and they're topic to assorted tax structures. most crucial, they could require particular pennission, or a minimum of facilitating preparations, from their respective governments so as to interact in any fiscal touch whatever. it will possibly be that, as Adam Smith believed, there's "a yes propensity in human nature . . . to truck, barter, and trade one 1, p. 17); however the truth is that almost all im­ factor for one more" (1776, vol. portant markets and enterprise relationships don't easily look and evolve as typical phenomena. in reality, they're created by means of human attempt and are hugely prepared, and foreign enterprise relationships are the main hugely equipped of all.

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Download Developing International Strategies by Rudolf Grünig, Dirk Morschett PDF

By Rudolf Grünig, Dirk Morschett

This booklet specializes in the improvement of recommendations for the winning internationalization of huge and medium-sized businesses. changing into foreign bargains vital possibilities for corporations of all sizes, yet in an more and more complicated surroundings, the strategic making plans concerned is usually a problem. The booklet addresses this, asserting feedback that let huge and medium-sized businesses to benefit from internationalization.

After a entire advent to internationalization and strategic making plans, the authors clarify thoughts, suggesting designated tactics for constructing overseas options. The ebook distinguishes among going worldwide for brand spanking new markets and internationalizing creation and sourcing. For either, the publication proposes tactics for appearing significant strategic analyses and for constructing winning overseas recommendations. finally, it highlights the demanding situations confronted by means of overseas businesses and discusses worthy determination approaches.

The booklet deals invaluable insights for corporation executives, individuals in govt MBA courses, and master’s students.

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Download International Handbook on Regulating Nanotechnologies by Graeme A. Hodge (ed.), Diane M. Bowman (ed.), Andrew D. PDF

By Graeme A. Hodge (ed.), Diane M. Bowman (ed.), Andrew D. Maynard (ed.)

As scientists and technologists become aware of easy methods to engineer subject on the nanoscale in more and more subtle methods, traditional techniques to making sure secure use are being introduced into query. Nanotechnologies are tough conventional regulatory regimes; yet also they are prompting new considering on constructing and utilizing rising applied sciences adequately. during this instruction manual, major overseas authors from undefined, govt, non-governmental firms and academia research the advanced and sometimes debatable regulatory demanding situations offered by means of nanotechnologies. throughout a number of disciplinary obstacles, they discover how the long run regulatory panorama might evolve. From the Europe Union to the U.S., places of work to non-public items, and statutory tools via to softer methods, it's transparent that massive vigilance can be wanted in governing those robust and novel applied sciences. To be successful, society will want new considering, new partnerships and new mechanisms to stability some great benefits of those applied sciences opposed to their attainable downsides. whatever much less will advised cries of illegitimacy and almost certainly compromise a promising new realm of know-how innovation.

This instruction manual attracts on contributions from best nanotechnology legislation students worldwide. It is going past articulating how definite nanotechnologies are at present regulated and the importance of current regulatory gaps, to assessing how the longer term regulatory panorama could evolve. in addition to contemplating capability legislative responses which may be hired by means of governments, the guide examines a number of different recommendations to be had to stakeholders. The instruction manual employs new and cutting edge lenses during which to view those regulatory demanding situations and by means of adopting an in-depth, systematic and whole-of-life-approach, synergistically combines contributions from many nations, many fields and lots of disciplines. Informative and insightful, it provides thought-provoking and stimulating views at the coming nano-age and on how we as voters will govern its destiny.

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Download Machine Learning, Optimization, and Big Data: Second by Panos M. Pardalos, Piero Conca, Giovanni Giuffrida, Giuseppe PDF

By Panos M. Pardalos, Piero Conca, Giovanni Giuffrida, Giuseppe Nicosia

This publication constitutes revised chosen papers from the second one overseas Workshop on computer studying, Optimization, and large information, MOD 2016, held in Volterra, Italy, in August 2016.
The forty papers awarded during this quantity have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from ninety seven submissions. those lawsuits comprise papers within the fields of desktop studying, Computational Optimization and DataScience featuring a considerable array of principles, applied sciences, algorithms, equipment and applications.

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Download String Processing and Information Retrieval: 21st by Edleno Moura, Maxime Crochemore PDF

By Edleno Moura, Maxime Crochemore

This publication constitutes the court cases of the twenty first foreign Symposium on String Processing and data Retrieval, SPIRE 2014, held in Ouro Preto, Brazil, in October 2014. The 20 complete and six brief papers integrated during this quantity have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from forty five submissions. The papers concentration not just on primary algorithms in string processing and data retrieval, yet deal with additionally program parts reminiscent of computational biology, net mining and recommender structures. they're geared up in topical sections on compression, indexing, genome and similar themes, sequences and strings, seek, in addition to on mining and recommending.

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Download Information Systems Security: 4th International Conference, by Dawn Song, David Brumley, Heng Yin, Juan Caballero, Ivan PDF

By Dawn Song, David Brumley, Heng Yin, Juan Caballero, Ivan Jager, Min Gyung Kang (auth.), R. Sekar, Arun K. Pujari (eds.)

This ebook constitutes the refereed lawsuits of the 4th foreign convention on details platforms safeguard, ICISS 2008, held in Hyderabad, India, in December 2008.

The 15 revised complete papers, four brief papers, and a couple of study reviews provided including four keynote talks have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from eighty one submissions. The papers span quite a lot of issues together with entry keep watch over, cryptography, forensics, formal equipment and language-based safety, intrusion detection, malware protection, community and net defense, working method safety, and privateness, and are prepared in topical sections on languages and formal equipment, protocols, ongoing examine, intrusion detection, biometrics, forensics and steganography, and sensible applications.

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