Browsing by Subject "Elasticity"
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ADVISE – A framework for evaluating cloud service elasticity behavior
(2014)Complex cloud services rely on different elasticity control processes to deal with dynamic requirement changes and workloads. However, enforcing an elasticity control process to a cloud service does not always lead to an ...

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Ceclipse: An opensource management framework for cloud applications
(2014)Cloud application portability and optimal resource allocation are of great importance in the realm of Cloud infrastructure provisioning. cEclipse is an opensource Cloud Application Management Framework through which users ...

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Continuum model for the phase behavior, microstructure, and rheology of unentangled polymer nanocomposite melts
(2014)We introduce a continuum model for polymer melts filled with nanoparticles capable of describing in a unified and selfconsistent way their microstructure, phase behavior, and rheology in both the linear and nonlinear ...

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Editorial for special issue Internetbased Content Delivery
(2011)The main technical underpinnings of Cloud Computing infrastructures and services include virtualization, serviceorientation, elasticity, multitenancy, power efficiency, and economics of scale. The perceived advantages ...

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Efficient MFS algorithms for problems in thermoelasticity
(2013)We propose efficient fast Fourier transform (FFT)based algorithms using the method of fundamental solutions (MFS) for the numerical solution of certain problems in planar thermoelasticity. In particular, we consider ...

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Evaluating Cloud Service Elasticity Behavior
(2015)To optimize the cost and performance of complex cloud services under dynamic requirements, workflows and diverse cloud offerings, we rely on different elasticity control processes. An elasticity control process, when being ...

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Exploring the nanosurface of collagenous and other fibrotic tissues with AFM
(2017)Atomic force microscope (AFM) is a powerful and invaluable tool for imaging and probing the mechanical properties of biological samples at the nanometric scale. The importance of nanoscale characterization and nanomechanics ...

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Exploring the nanosurface of collagenous and other fibrotic tissues with AFM
(2017)Atomic force microscope (AFM) is a powerful and invaluable tool for imaging and probing the mechanical properties of biological samples at the nanometric scale. The importance of nanoscale characterization and nanomechanics ...

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Finite Difference Schemes for the Cauchy–Navier Equations of Elasticity with Variable Coefficients
(2015)We solve the variable coefficient Cauchy–Navier equations of elasticity in the unit square, for Dirichlet and DirichletNeumann boundary conditions, using second order finite difference schemes. The resulting linear systems ...

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An integrated system for the segmentation of atherosclerotic carotid plaque ultrasound video
(2014)The robust border identification of atherosclerotic carotid plaque, the corresponding degree of stenosis of the common carotid artery (CCA), and also the characteristics of the arterial wall, including plaque size, ...

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JCatascopia: Monitoring elastically adaptive applications in the cloud
(IEEE Computer Society, 2014)Over the past decade, Cloud Computing has rapidly become a widely accepted paradigm with core concepts such as elasticity, scalability and on demand automatic resource provisioning emerging as next generation Cloud ...

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A KansaRadial Basis Function Method for Elliptic Boundary Value Problems in Annular Domains
(2015)We employ a Kansaradial basis function (RBF) method for the numerical solution of elliptic boundary value problems in annular domains. This discretization leads, with an appropriate selection of collocation points and for ...

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Managing and monitoring elastic cloud applications
(2014)Next generation Cloud applications present elastic features and rapidly scale their comprised resources. Consequently, managing and monitoring Cloud applications is becoming a challenge. This paper showcases the functionality ...

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Matrix decomposition MFS algorithms for elasticity and thermoelasticity problems in axisymmetric domains
(2007)In this work, we propose an efficient matrix decomposition algorithm for the Method of Fundamental Solutions when applied to threedimensional boundary value problems governed by elliptic systems of partial differential ...

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Mechanism for extrusion instabilities in polymer melts
(1999)A mechanism for explaining some of the instabilities observed during the extrusion of polymer melts is further explored. This is based on the combination of nonmonotonic slip and elasticity, which permits the existence ...

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The method of fundamental solutions for axisymmetric acoustic scattering and radiation problems
(1998)The method of fundamental solutions (MFS) is applied to acoustic scattering and radiation for axisymmetric bodies and boundary conditions. The fundamental solution of the governing equation and its normal derivative, which ...

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Method of Fundamental Solutions for axisymmetric elasticity problems
(2000)We investigate the use of the Method of Fundamental Solutions (MFS) for the approximate solution of certain problems of threedimensional elastostatics in isotropic materials. Specifically, we consider problems in which ...

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The method of fundamental solutions for layered elastic materials
(2001)In this paper, we investigate the application of the method of fundamental solutions to twodimensional elasticity problems in isotropic and anisotropic single materials and bimaterials. A domain decomposition technique ...

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The method of fundamental solutions for problems in static thermoelasticity with incomplete boundary data
(2017)An inverse problem in static thermoelasticity is investigated. The aim is to reconstruct the unspecified boundary data, as well as the temperature and displacement inside a body from overspecified boundary data measured ...

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The method of fundamental solutions for the detection of rigid inclusions and cavities in plane linear elastic bodies
(2012)We investigate the numerical reconstruction of smooth starshaped voids (rigid inclusions and cavities) which are compactly contained in a twodimensional isotropic linear elastic body from a single nondestructive measurement ...