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Proceedings 2000 International Workshop on Autonomous Decentralized System (Cat. No.00EX449)

21-23 Sept. 2000

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  • 2000 International Workshop on Autonomous Decentralized System [front matter]

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):iii - viii
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  • Proceedings IEEE and ACM International Symposium on Augmented Reality (ISAR 2000)

    Publication Year: 2000
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  • Author index

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):240 - 241
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  • Application of autonomous decentralized system in the automatic system of traction substation

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):144 - 148
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    The theory of ADS (Autonomous Decentralized system) has been applied in an automatic system of traction substation. Because of its characteristics of autonomy and decentralization, the control unit and the protection unit must be designed to run in the same environment of both hardware and software and CAN bus must also be taken as communication network. The division of data field is based on the ... View full abstract»

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  • Multi-agent intelligent field terminals for autonomous decentralized water delivery control systems

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):116 - 125
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    Through our research, we have developed a unique, autonomous decentralized system that can be used in the water control field. In conventional control systems, certain send-and-receive functions are installed in the front-end processor (FEP) of the master station according to various properties of the information arriving from field terminals (FTs). The host computer reacts by sending control data... View full abstract»

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  • Autonomous data consistency for cooperative applications to fairly ally the data in heterogeneous systems

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):196 - 204
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    Different information systems have been integrated to respond quickly to changing user needs. Important requirements for the integration are not halting the entire system, not violating each system's mission, and deriving the synergetic effect. The data characteristics of each system are different in nature because each system has its original mission. Heterogeneous systems can be easily integrate... View full abstract»

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  • Control strategy of symmetry compensation system of traction power supply system in phase

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):136 - 143
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    The paper presents an analysis for the control strategy of symmetry compensation system (SCS) of traction power supply system in phase (TPSSIP). The theory of traction power supply system in phase and three study conditions are classified. The method that conforms the capacity of symmetry compensation system is outlined. The control strategy of SCS is validated by simulation program View full abstract»

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  • Experimental evaluation on optimality of multiagent-based backup VP reservation method

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):110 - 115
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    In order to enhance the reliability of ATM networks, recently (Y. Kakuda, 1998), the virtual path (VP) reservation method using multiple agents (MA) has been proposed. In this MA method, given a primary VP and multiple backup VP candidates between each source node/destination node pair, then for each such pair, a backup VP is selected from the given multiple backup VP candidates, and a primary VP ... View full abstract»

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  • The idea application of autonomous decentralized system in DeviceNet system

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):56 - 59
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    As a breakthrough over conventional systems a new kind of computer control system model, the autonomous decentralized system (ADS) is proposed. ADS makes the on-line expansion fault-tolerance and on-line maintenance of the system possible. In addition, a new kind of industrial control system, the fieldbus control system (FCS) arises, which introduces the concept of communication and management in ... View full abstract»

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  • Robust pole assignment of digital control system with multirate sampled output

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):222 - 226
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    A multirate digital control system is, in essence, a periodically time-variant (PTV) system. It has many super-capabilities, such as obtaining an arbitrarily-large gain-margin, simultaneous stabilization, strong stabilization, and decentralized control, etc. By utilizing the freedom that results from the multirate sampling of system ouput, the paper robustly assigns poles of the closed-loop system... View full abstract»

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  • A fuzzy neural network based on fuzzy weighted reasoning method

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):190 - 195
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    An improved fuzzy weighted reasoning method is presented on the basis of the `Mamdani' reasoning method. A fuzzy neural network is developed based on the improved fuzzy weighted reasoning method. The training of network weights and optimization of membership functions are conducted using genetic algorithms. Fuzzy rules can be obtained according to the weights of the network. The effectiveness of t... View full abstract»

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  • Mobile agent based service provisioning in integrated networks

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):19 - 27
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    Internet telephony transfers telephone calls over IP networks or the Internet. PSTN and Internet use different transmission methods. Media gateways convert signaling and media formats of telephony between PSTN and IP networks. Media gateways are used to enable PSTN users to call Internet telephony users and vice versa. Because services on media gateways can handle calls regarding both PSTN users a... View full abstract»

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  • Expanding industrial designers' abilities for IT era

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):156 - 163
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    The abilities of an industrial designer are said to be those of integrating sensibility, imagination, creativity, visualization, and coordination. This theory, has been analyzed based on some product design projects. These analyses have revealed that ideas are embodied after the verbal abstraction of images from little hints that occur in one's mind in everyday life, and that these ideas are embod... View full abstract»

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  • A distributed remote simulation system for electric power supply system of subway

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):132 - 135
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    In this paper we present an approach to build up a simulation system for power supply system of subway on the World Wide Web based on a distributed processing architecture. There are several advantages to this approach. First of all, users can employ this tool through a Web browser without any investment in maintenance of expensive hard- and software at the client-side. Secondly, since multiple pr... View full abstract»

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  • A high assurance on-board computer system for use on spacecraft

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):104 - 109
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    A high-assurance on-board computer system that overcomes the weaknesses of conventional fault-tolerance technology is proposed. The system is designed so that its performance can be easily tested and verified. It is also designed to be flexible, which means that inexpensive and highly reliable on-board computers can be used not only now but also in the future, as the mission requirements change or... View full abstract»

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  • Autonomous topology recognize technique for transaction processing in heterogeneous autonomous decentralized systems

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):49 - 54
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    In order to ensure atomicity without knowing the entire system architecture and to realize it by each system autonomously, an autonomous two-phase commitment (A2PC) technique is proposed (Yongdong Tan et al., 1999). However, when the system has a complicated topology, such as a loop topology or mesh topology, the proposed A2PC method is not applicable. Because the A2PC assumes that the system has ... View full abstract»

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  • Analysis of the concurrent model of train station based on Petri net

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):92 - 96
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    Petri nets are important instruments for modeling concurrent, distributed, asynchronous, parallel deterministic and non-deterministic systems. In this paper, we propose a concurrency analysis method for railway stations using Petri nets. By employing inter-current control analysis, the rail track flow of the railway station is simulated. This method also has an important function in improving the ... View full abstract»

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  • Pole assignment of multirate digital control systems with decentralized structure

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):216 - 221
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    Based on the lifting technique, the paper first proposes a linear time invariant state space description of multirate sampling digital control systems with decentralized structure. Pole assignment of the decentralized multirate sampling digital control system is then discussed. The constraints due to the non-classical information pattern of the decentralized structure and the casual condition due ... View full abstract»

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  • Autonomous integration of information services in heterogeneous FIF system

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):40 - 45
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    Information provision and utilization have become stringent application fields in information service systems like the Internet. Even though computing and telecommunications technologies are continuously improving, critical business applications foster an urgent need for high-assurance in information service systems. One solution has been proposed in the form of a distributed service replica netwo... View full abstract»

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  • Autonomous assurance technique in distributed database using mobile agent

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):180 - 187
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    Due to information technology advances, the business environment and user requirements are rapidly changing, and companies have been trying to cooperate among themselves to cope with the dynamic market. However, in an integrated system such as supply chain management (SCM), they have to coexist without violating their own requirements of real-time property and fault-tolerance under the evolving si... View full abstract»

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  • Push and pull of information in autonomous information service system

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):12 - 18
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    The Internet is a heterogeneous and rapidly evolving environment. New information services have been added, modified and diversified, while legacy services have been abandoned. Users' requirements for services are changing very quickly. It is becoming very difficult to find the required information services in the Internet from the extremely huge amount of information. It is necessary to design an... View full abstract»

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  • The research of fuzzy predicting and its application in train's automatic control

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):82 - 86
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    In this paper, a model of the automatic control of trains was researched. To research the problem, fuzzy control, predictive control and computer simulation technology were applied. The speed of the train and the comfort level were defined as evaluation functions, and the tactic used was rolling optimization View full abstract»

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  • Application of TSC in reactive compensation in traction substations

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):149 - 153
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    This paper presents the parameter design of components of thyristor switched capacitor (TSC) compensation with step-down transformer under the restriction of reactive power balance, and also mentions the pattern of TSC cooperated with fixed capacitor banks. The design and simulation is fully automated by the visual CVI. According to the data measured on the spot, the operation of the selected sche... View full abstract»

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  • Combining OPC with autonomous decentralized systems

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):126 - 129
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    Autonomous Decentralized System (ADS), which has the characteristics of on-line maintainability, on-line expandability and fault-tolerance, has been used successfully in many distributed computing domains. And OPC (OLE for Process Control), which provides us with a standard interface for process control with advantage of openness, interoperability, speed, efficiency, harmony, easy modification and... View full abstract»

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  • Genetic-binary combinatorial algorithm for 0-1 integer programming

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):205 - 209
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    Based on the analysis of a combinatorial algorithm of integer programming and a genetic algorithm, an improved algorithm will be found called a genetic-binary combinatorial algorithm. The key method of the genetic-binary combinatorial algorithm that is called the change-zero and add-one method is also introduced. An example is also given to demonstrate the correction of the new algorithm View full abstract»

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