University of the West Indies

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  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Business Process Modelling: Coarse to Fine Grain Mapping Using Metamodels

    One of the key objectives of Business Process Modelling is to better understand and visualize business processes in order to improve and/or enact them in some IT infrastructure. This modelling perspective becomes more complicated and challenging with the expansion of businesses across geographical boundaries. Further, this necessitates finding technological solutions...

    Provided By University of the West Indies

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Bridging the Gap Between Business Process Models and Service Oriented Architectures with Reference to the Grid Environment

    In recent years, organizations have been seeking technological solutions for enacting their business process models using ad hoc and heuristic approaches. However, limited results have been obtained due to the expansion of business processes across geographical boundaries and the absence of structured methods, frameworks and/or Information Technology (IT) infrastructures to...

    Provided By University of the West Indies

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Elegant Object-Oriented Software Design Via Interactive, Evolutionary Computation

    Design is fundamental to software development but can be demanding to perform. Thus to assist the software designer, evolutionary computing is being increasingly applied using machine-based, quantitative fitness functions to evolve software designs. However, in nature, elegance and symmetry play a crucial role in the reproductive fitness of various organisms....

    Provided By University of the West Indies

  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    Risk-Driven Compliant Access Controls for Clouds

    There is widespread agreement that Cloud computing has proven cost cutting and agility benefits. However, security and regulatory compliance issues are continuing to challenge the wide acceptance of such technology both from social and commercial stakeholders. An important factor behind this is the fact that Clouds, and in particular public...

    Provided By University of the West Indies

  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    An Architecture for Integrated Intelligence in Urban Management Using Cloud Computing

    With the emergence of new methodologies and technologies it has now become possible to manage large amounts of environmental sensing data and apply new integrated computing models to acquire information intelligence. This paper advocates the application of cloud capacity to support the information, communication and decision making needs of a...

    Provided By University of the West Indies

  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    A Control Structure for Intelligent Emotion-Oriented Ecommerce Systems

    There are various design factors that affect the customer's emotions in an eCommerce environment. A control diagram identifying the major elements and processes involved in an emotion-oriented eCommerce system has been created. The control structure and its components are identified and described. For supporting the simulation of emotion-oriented eCommerce systems...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    DSP Based Implementation of Scrambler for 56Kbps Modem

    Scrambler is generally employed in data communication systems to add redundancy in the transmitted data stream so that at the receiver end, timing information can be retrieved to aid the synchronization between data terminals. Present paper deals with simulation and implementation of the scrambler for 56Kbps voice-band modem. Scrambler for...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Enhancing Gender Visibility In Disaster Risk Management: Jamaica Country Assessment

    This country assessment on Jamaica is done against the background of the Hyogo Framework for Action from the United Nations World Conference on Disaster Reduction in 2005 and the CDERA Action Plan which commit the Government of Jamaica and other key stakeholders to integrate gender into disaster risk management policies...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Experimental Parallel Architecture for Rendering 3D Model Into MPEG-4 Format

    This paper will present the initial findings of a research into distributed computer rendering. The goal of the research is to create a distributed computer system capable of rendering a 3D model into an MPEG-4 stream. This paper outlines the initial design, software architecture and hardware setup for the system....

    Provided By University of the West Indies

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Globalization: The Need For A Development Strategy For Grenada's Small And Medium-Sized Sector

    In last decade under the global pressure, the authors have witnessed increasing numbers of Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SME) come and go as global competition takes effect in the Caribbean Region. This paper will review the past and current development status of the SME sector in the Caribbean using...

    Provided By University of the West Indies

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Enhancing Gender Visibility In Disaster Risk Management: Jamaica Country Assessment

    This country assessment on Jamaica is done against the background of the Hyogo Framework for Action from the United Nations World Conference on Disaster Reduction in 2005 and the CDERA Action Plan which commit the Government of Jamaica and other key stakeholders to integrate gender into disaster risk management policies...

    Provided By University of the West Indies

  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    A Control Structure for Intelligent Emotion-Oriented Ecommerce Systems

    There are various design factors that affect the customer's emotions in an eCommerce environment. A control diagram identifying the major elements and processes involved in an emotion-oriented eCommerce system has been created. The control structure and its components are identified and described. For supporting the simulation of emotion-oriented eCommerce systems...

    Provided By University of the West Indies

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    DSP Based Implementation of Scrambler for 56Kbps Modem

    Scrambler is generally employed in data communication systems to add redundancy in the transmitted data stream so that at the receiver end, timing information can be retrieved to aid the synchronization between data terminals. Present paper deals with simulation and implementation of the scrambler for 56Kbps voice-band modem. Scrambler for...

    Provided By University of the West Indies

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Experimental Parallel Architecture for Rendering 3D Model Into MPEG-4 Format

    This paper will present the initial findings of a research into distributed computer rendering. The goal of the research is to create a distributed computer system capable of rendering a 3D model into an MPEG-4 stream. This paper outlines the initial design, software architecture and hardware setup for the system....

    Provided By University of the West Indies

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Globalization: The Need For A Development Strategy For Grenada's Small And Medium-Sized Sector

    In last decade under the global pressure, the authors have witnessed increasing numbers of Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SME) come and go as global competition takes effect in the Caribbean Region. This paper will review the past and current development status of the SME sector in the Caribbean using...

    Provided By University of the West Indies

  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    An Architecture for Integrated Intelligence in Urban Management Using Cloud Computing

    With the emergence of new methodologies and technologies it has now become possible to manage large amounts of environmental sensing data and apply new integrated computing models to acquire information intelligence. This paper advocates the application of cloud capacity to support the information, communication and decision making needs of a...

    Provided By University of the West Indies

  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    Risk-Driven Compliant Access Controls for Clouds

    There is widespread agreement that Cloud computing has proven cost cutting and agility benefits. However, security and regulatory compliance issues are continuing to challenge the wide acceptance of such technology both from social and commercial stakeholders. An important factor behind this is the fact that Clouds, and in particular public...

    Provided By University of the West Indies

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Elegant Object-Oriented Software Design Via Interactive, Evolutionary Computation

    Design is fundamental to software development but can be demanding to perform. Thus to assist the software designer, evolutionary computing is being increasingly applied using machine-based, quantitative fitness functions to evolve software designs. However, in nature, elegance and symmetry play a crucial role in the reproductive fitness of various organisms....

    Provided By University of the West Indies

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    Bridging the Gap Between Business Process Models and Service Oriented Architectures with Reference to the Grid Environment

    In recent years, organizations have been seeking technological solutions for enacting their business process models using ad hoc and heuristic approaches. However, limited results have been obtained due to the expansion of business processes across geographical boundaries and the absence of structured methods, frameworks and/or Information Technology (IT) infrastructures to...

    Provided By University of the West Indies

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Business Process Modelling: Coarse to Fine Grain Mapping Using Metamodels

    One of the key objectives of Business Process Modelling is to better understand and visualize business processes in order to improve and/or enact them in some IT infrastructure. This modelling perspective becomes more complicated and challenging with the expansion of businesses across geographical boundaries. Further, this necessitates finding technological solutions...

    Provided By University of the West Indies