12 years 11 months ago
Interpreting Pointing Gestures and Spoken Requests - A Probabilistic, Salience-based Approach
We present a probabilistic, salience-based approach to the interpretation of pointing gestures together with spoken utterances. Our mechanism models dependencies between spatial a...
Ingrid Zukerman, Gideon Kowadlo, Patrick Ye
13 years 2 months ago
Exploring the Effectiveness of Lexical Ontologies for Modeling Temporal Relations with Markov Logic
Temporal analysis of events is a central problem in computational models of discourse. However, correctly recognizing temporal aspects of events poses serious challenges. This pap...
Eun Y. Ha, Alok Baikadi, Carlyle Licata, Bradford ...
13 years 2 months ago
A Consistency Model for Identity Information in Distributed Systems
In distributed IT systems, replication of information is commonly used to strengthen the fault tolerance on a technical level or the autonomy of an organization on a business level...
Thorsten Höllrigl, Jochen Dinger, Hannes Hart...
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13 years 3 months ago
Synergizing spatial and temporal texture
Temporal texture accounts for a large proportion of motion commonly experienced in the visual world. Current temporal texture techniques extract primarily motion-based features for...
Chin-Hwee Peh, Loong Fah Cheong
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13 years 4 months ago
Timers for Distributed Systems
We deal with temporal aspects of distributed systems, introducing and studying a new model called timed distributed -calculus. This model extends distributed -calculus with timers...
Gabriel Ciobanu, Cristian Prisacariu
114views Education» more  CORR 2008»
13 years 4 months ago
Modeling Time in Computing: A Taxonomy and a Comparative Survey
The increasing relevance of areas such as real-time and embedded systems, pervasive computing, hybrid systems control, and biological and social systems modeling is bringing a gro...
Carlo A. Furia, Dino Mandrioli, Angelo Morzenti, M...
13 years 5 months ago
A Conceptual Modelling Pattern for Roles
: A pattern identifies a problem and provides the specification of a generic solution to that problem. Conceptual modelling patterns are aimed at representing a specific structure ...
Ruth Raventós, Jordi Cabot
13 years 5 months ago
The formal semantics of the timeER model
A wide range of database applications manage information that varies over time. Many of the underlying database schemas of these were designed using one of the several versions of...
Heidi Gregersen
13 years 5 months ago
Native Temporal Slicing Support for XML Databases
Abstract XML databases, providing structural querying support, are becoming more and more popular. As we know, XML data may change over time and providing an efficient support to q...
Federica Mandreoli, Riccardo Martoglia, Enrico Ron...
13 years 5 months ago
Interaction between Normative Systems and Cognitive agents in Temporal Modal Defeasible Logic
Abstract. While some recent frameworks on cognitive agents addressed the combination of mental attitudes with deontic concepts, they commonly ignore the representation of time. An ...
Régis Riveret, Antonino Rotolo, Guido Gover...