Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering

Works Published in 2010

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2010 book

Simulation Modeling with SIMIO: A Workbook (Chinese Version)

Simio LLC.

By: J. Joines, S. Roberts & Z. Zhou

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 2, 2018

2010 book

Simulation Modeling with SIMIO: A Workbook

Simio LLC.

By: J. Joines & S. Roberts

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 2, 2018

2010 journal article

An empirical validation of a base-excitation model to predict harvestable energy from a suspended-load backpack system

THEORETICAL ISSUES IN ERGONOMICS SCIENCE, 11(6), 546–560.

By: X. Xu*, S. Hsiang n & G. Mirka*

author keywords: suspended-load backpack; load carriage; walking speed
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

Interpolation of segment Euler angles can provide a robust estimation of segment angular trajectories during asymmetric lifting tasks

JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS, 43(10), 2043–2048.

By: X. Xu*, C. Chang*, G. Faber*, I. Kingma* & J. Dennerlein*

author keywords: 3-D lifting; Cubic spline interpolation; Euler angles
MeSH headings : Adult; Biomechanical Phenomena; Humans; Lifting; Lumbar Vertebrae / physiology; Male; Weight-Bearing / physiology
TL;DR: Interpolation of segment Euler angles can provide a robust estimation of segment angular trajectories during asymmetric lifting when measurement error of interpolation points can be controlled at a low level. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

Comparing polynomial and cubic spline interpolation of segment angles for estimating L5/S1 net moment during symmetric lifting tasks

JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS, 43(3), 583–586.

By: X. Xu*, C. Chang*, G. Faber*, I. Kingma* & J. Dennerlein

author keywords: Symmetric lifting; Interpolation; Segment angle; L5/S1 net moment
MeSH headings : Computer Simulation; Humans; Lifting; Lumbar Vertebrae / physiology; Male; Models, Biological; Muscle Contraction / physiology; Muscle, Skeletal / physiology; Numerical Analysis, Computer-Assisted; Reproducibility of Results; Sacrum / physiology; Sensitivity and Specificity; Torque; Weight-Bearing / physiology; Young Adult
TL;DR: C cubic spline interpolation on body segments angles provides a more robust basis for calculating L5/S1 net moment from a few key video frames than polynomial interpolations on joint angles from key frames extracted from video recordings. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

Streamlined designing

Industrial Engineer, 42(10), 56–57.

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

Emerging technologies

Industrial Engineer, 42(11), 52–53.

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

On the global optimality of generalized trust region subproblems

OPTIMIZATION, 59(8), 1139–1151.

By: Q. Jin n, S. Fang n & W. Xing*

author keywords: global optimization; quadratic programming; generalized trust region subproblems; Lagrangian
TL;DR: The duality property between the primal problem and its Lagrangian dual problem is analysed, and the attainability of the optimal primal solution without the Slater condition is discussed. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

Process Monitoring Evaluation and Implementation for the Wood Abrasive Machining Process

SENSORS, 10(11), 10401–10412.

By: D. Saloni n, R. Lemaster n & S. Jackson n

author keywords: abrasive machining; process monitoring; abrasive belt life; belt loading; acoustic emission; optical sensors
TL;DR: The background research showed that abrasive belts can effectively be cleaned by the appropriate cleaning technique and the process monitoring system developed increases the life of the belt by detecting and removing the abrasive loading during the machining process. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

An optimal and near-optimal strategy to selecting individuals for transfer in captive breeding programs

BIOLOGICAL CONSERVATION, 143(11), 2858–2863.

By: S. Allen n, Y. Fathi n, K. Gross n & M. Mace*

author keywords: Minimum kinship; Maximum genetic diversity; Relocation; Reintroductions
TL;DR: A quadratic integer programming (IP) model is proposed to identify a group of individuals to transfer that maximizes genetic diversity within two subpopulations and a local improvement algorithm (LIA) is developed to efficiently provide near-optimal solutions when the number of transferred individuals increases. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

An Exploratory Analysis of Two Iterative Linear Programming-Simulation Approaches for Production Planning

IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING, 23(3), 442–455.

By: D. Irdem*, N. Kacar n & R. Uzsoy n

author keywords: Flow times; linear programming (LP); production planning; simulation
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 article

PLANNING FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASE OUTBREAKS: A GEOGRAPHIC DISEASE SPREAD, CLINIC LOCATION, AND RESOURCE ALLOCATION SIMULATION

PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2010 WINTER SIMULATION CONFERENCE, pp. 2171–2184.

By: S. Carr n & S. Roberts n

TL;DR: A simulation of the disease spread process employing a SEIR compartmental model is created, which includes employment patterns and separates the population into age groups and spatial location to more accurately describe disease spread behavior. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 article

PERFORMANCE COMPARISON OF MSER-5 AND N-SKART ON THE SIMULATION START-UP PROBLEM

PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2010 WINTER SIMULATION CONFERENCE, pp. 971–982.

By: A. Mokashi n, J. Tejada n, S. Yousefi n, T. Xu n, J. Wilson*, A. Tafazzoli n, N. Steiger*

TL;DR: An extensive performance comparison of the procedures MSER-5 and N-Skart for handling the simulation start-up problem concludes that in most of the test problems, N- Skart's point estimator had smaller bias than that of MSer-5; moreover in all cases, N -Skart's CI estimator outperformed that ofMSN-5. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

Optimizing the use of public transit system during no-notice evacuation of urban areas

COMPUTERS & INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING, 59(4), 488–495.

author keywords: No-notice disasters; Emergency evacuation; Public transit system; Mixed-integer linear programming
TL;DR: A mixed-integer linear program is proposed to model the problem of finding optimal evacuation routes and the objective is to minimize the total evacuation time and the number of casualties, simultaneously. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
11. Sustainable Cities and Communities (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 conference paper

Modelling the response of a public health department to infectious disease

Proceedings of the 2010 winter simulation conference, 2185–2198.

By: T. Worth, R. Uzsoy, E. Samoff, A. Meyer, J. Maillard & A. Wendelboe

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 conference paper

Estimating clearing functions from simulation data

Proceedings of the 2010 winter simulation conference, 1699–1710.

By: N. Kacar & R. Uzsoy

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 article

COST-EFFECTIVENESS ANALYSIS OF VACCINATION AND SELF-ISOLATION IN CASE OF H1N1

PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2010 WINTER SIMULATION CONFERENCE, pp. 2199–2210.

By: H. Yarmand*, J. Ivy*, S. Roberts*, M. Bengtson & N. Bengtson

TL;DR: A continuous-time simulation model for the spread of H1N1 which allows for three types of interventions: antiviral prophylaxis and treatment, vaccination, and self-isolation and mandatory quarantine is developed. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

Effect of Cranial Tibial Closing Wedge Angle on Tibial Subluxation: An Ex Vivo Study

VETERINARY SURGERY, 39(4), 454–459.

By: D. Apelt*, A. Pozzi*, D. Marcellin-Little n & M. Kowaleski*

MeSH headings : Animals; Anterior Cruciate Ligament / physiopathology; Anterior Cruciate Ligament / surgery; Bone Screws / veterinary; Dog Diseases / physiopathology; Dog Diseases / surgery; Dogs; Gait / physiology; Joint Dislocations / etiology; Joint Dislocations / surgery; Joint Dislocations / veterinary; Osteotomy / methods; Osteotomy / veterinary; Range of Motion, Articular / physiology; Tibia / injuries; Tibia / physiopathology; Tibia / surgery; Weight-Bearing / physiology
TL;DR: Using this model, CTS was neutralized at a TPA of approximately 4-6 degrees with a CTWO angle between TPA-5 degrees and TPA+7.5 degrees to achieve a postoperative tibial plateau angle of 4- 6 degrees if theCTWO is performed at the distal extent of the tIBial crest and the caudal cortices are aligned. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

Clustering Analysis to Characterize Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide Traffic Data in North Carolina

TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH RECORD, (2160), 118–127.

By: F. Sayyady n, J. Stone n, K. Taylor, F. Jadoun n & Y. Kim n

TL;DR: Specific contributions of this research are the relative insensitivity of pavement performance to HDF, the use of 48-h classification counts to estimate VCD inputs, and a decision tree and table to help pavement designers select the proper ALF and MAF inputs. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
14. Life Below Water (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

A game-theoretic framework for estimating a health purchaser's willingness-to-pay for health and for expansion

HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT SCIENCE, 13(4), 358–377.

author keywords: Game theory; Willingness-to-pay; Health care; Moral hazard; Asymmetric information; Resource allocation; Implementation; Colorectal cancer
MeSH headings : Colorectal Neoplasms / therapy; Financing, Personal; Game Theory; Health Services / economics; Humans; Patient Acceptance of Health Care; Resource Allocation
TL;DR: A game-theoretic framework for estimating a health purchaser’s willingness-to-pay for health in markets where the health purchaser offers a menu of medical interventions, and each individual in the population selects the intervention that maximizes her prospect is proposed. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

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