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Table Of Contents: Volume 43 Issue 1

A cost-effectiveness assessment model using grey correlation analysis for power transformer selection based on life cycle cost

Yiyi Zhang, Ruijin Liao, Lijun Yang, Xiaopin Deng, Huanchao Cheng, Cheng Lv

Statistics show that selecting the best investment program based on both cost and effectiveness can avoid financial losses. However, investment evaluation of a power…

Using system dynamics to evaluate renewable electricity development in Malaysia

Salman Ahmad, Razman bin Mat Tahar

The purpose of this paper is to provide an assessment of Malaysia's renewable capacity target. Malaysia relies heavily on fossil fuels for electricity generation. To…

Line planning in emergencies for railway networks

Xuelei Meng, Bingmou Cui, Limin Jia

– The purpose of this paper is to generate line plan in emergencies for railway networks to complete the passenger transportation.

A comparative study of RIFCM with other related algorithms from their suitability in analysis of satellite images using other supporting techniques

Swarnalatha Purushotham, Balakrishna Tripathy

The purpose of this paper is to provide a way to analyze satellite images using various clustering algorithms and refined bitplane methods with other supporting techniques…

Computing machinery and creativity: lessons learned from the Turing test

Daniel Peter Berrar, Alfons Schuster

– The purpose of this paper is to investigate the relevance and the appropriateness of Turing-style tests for computational creativity.

Personality, pathology and mindsets: part 1 – agency, personality and mindscapes

Maurice Yolles, Gerhard Fink

This paper aims to develop a new socio-cognitive theory of the normative personality of a plural agency like, for instance, an organisation or a political system. This…

Personality, pathology and mindsets: part 2 – cultural traits and enantiomers

Maurice Yolles, Gerhard Fink

Based on the cybernetic agency theory of part 1, the paper creates a parallel theory to Maruyama's Mindscape theory called mindset theory, relying on the three-trait…

Personality, pathology and mindsets: part 3 – pathologies and corruption

Maurice Yolles, Gerhard Fink

Context and cultural condition given, cybernetic agency theory enables the anticipation of patterns of behaviour. However, this only occurs under “normal” conditions…

The interspecies educator's cybernetic world

Ramsey Affifi

– The purpose of this paper is to interconnect pedagogy and biology via second-order cybernetics.



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