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Selling the Sea: A study of conflict over marine tenure in Kei Islands, Eastern Indonesia

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ISBN: 9781922144829 Year: DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_459922 Language: English
Publisher: ANU Press
Subject: Aquaculture and Fisheries
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By analysing various conflicts, this book discusses the social, political, economic and legal attributes that are attached to the practice of traditional (communal) marine tenure. Selling the Sea pushes the discourse beyond the conventional approach which looks at marine tenure only as a means of resource management, and offers a more comprehensive understanding of what marine tenure is. For those working in the areas of marine resource management and fisheries, this book is a critical but also complementary reading to the conventional discourse on the issue.

Organic Smart Home - Energiemanagement für Intelligente Gebäude

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ISBN: 9783731501817 Year: Pages: XIV, 251 p. DOI: 10.5445/KSP/1000038928 Language: GERMAN
Publisher: KIT Scientific Publishing
Subject: Computer Science
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The Organic Smart Home is a generic framework as well as a runtime environment for the application in real smart homes to cope with the challenges of a flexible and adaptive energy management system.

Obvladovanje kreditnega tveganja pri bančnem poslovanju

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ISBN: 9789616842174 Year: Pages: 65 DOI: 10.4335/97.961.6842.17.4(2013) Language: Slovenian
Publisher: Institute for Local Self-Government and Public Procurement Maribor
Subject: Political Science
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Risk in banking business can not be avoided because the latter is strongly embedded in the very nature of it and banks should therefore be aware of the importance of effective risk management, encompassing the identification, measurement and assessment of each type of risk. Risk management can be important source of gaining competitive advantage and a way to survive in the world of banking. One of the most important risk in bank is the credit risk. Credit risk can be defined as the potential that a bank borrower or counterparty will fail to meet its obligations. The goal of credit risk management is to maximise bank´s risk-adjusted rate of return by maintaining credit risk exposure within acceptable parameters. Banks need to manage the credit risk inherent in the entire portfolio as well as the risk in invidual credits of transaction. Banks should also consider the relationships between credit risk and other risks. The effective management of credit risk is a comprehensive component of a comprehensive approach to risk management and essential to the long-term success of bank. Risk management is usualy regulated by bank directives, prescriptions, where the most important in Slovenia is the Law about banking with under law acts.

The Governance of Common Property in the Pacific Region

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ISBN: 9781922144744 Year: DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_459932 Language: English
Publisher: ANU Press
Subject: History --- Migration
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In a region where mining, forestry, fish and other primary resources are so basic to income, employment and national prosperity, an understanding of rights to

Macassan History and Heritage: Journeys, Encounters and Influences

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ISBN: 9781922144966 Year: DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_459946 Language: English
Publisher: ANU Press
Subject: History
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This book presents inter-disciplinary perspectives on the maritime journeys of the Macassan trepangers who sailed in fleets of wooden sailing vessels known as praus from the port city of Makassar in southern Sulawesi to the northern Australian coastline. These voyages date back to at least the 1700s and there is new evidence to suggest that the Macassan praus were visiting northern Australia even earlier. This book examines the Macassan journeys to and from Australia, their encounters with Indigenous communities in the north, as well as the ongoing social and cultural impact of these connections, both in Indonesia and Australia.

Design and Analysis of Robust Kanban System in an Uncertain Environment

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Book Series: Wissenschaftliche Berichte des Institutes für Fördertechnik und Logistiksysteme des Karlsruher Instituts für Technologie ISSN: 01712772 ISBN: 9783731501176 Year: Volume: 81 Pages: IX, 255 p. DOI: 10.5445/KSP/1000036766 Language: ENGLISH
Publisher: KIT Scientific Publishing
Subject: Technology (General)
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Kanban is a representative control policy pursuing cost-efficient features for the material flow system. However, the Kanban mechanism increases the system vulnerability especially when the environment is uncertain. Therefore, we proposed a robust Kanban system model for the supply chain system based on the Kanban mechanism. The model can use robust approaches from strategic, tactical, and operational levels to deal with the risks in an uncertain environment.

Dynamic Capacity Control in Air Cargo Revenue Management

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ISBN: 9783731500032 Year: Pages: VI, 225 p. DOI: 10.5445/KSP/1000034020 Language: ENGLISH
Publisher: KIT Scientific Publishing
Subject: Business and Management
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This book studies air cargo capacity control problems. The focus is on analyzing decision models with intuitive optimal decisions as well as on developing efficient heuristics and bounds. Three different models are studied: First, a model for steering the availability of cargo space on single legs. Second, a model that simultaneously optimizes the availability of both seats and cargo capacity. Third, a decision model that controls the availability of cargo capacity on a network of flights.

Knowledge-Based Decision Support for Integrated Water Resources Management with an application for Wadi Shueib, Jordan

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ISBN: 9783731500117 Year: DOI: 10.5445/KSP/1000034325 Language: ENGLISH
Publisher: KIT Scientific Publishing
Subject: Ethnology
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This book takes a two-staged approach to contribute to the contemporary Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) research. First it investigates sub-basin-scale IWRM modelling and scenario planning. The Jordanian Wadi Shueib is used as exemplary case study. Then, it develops a framework to collaboratively manage planning and decision making knowledge on the basis of semantic web technologies. Future IWRM initiatives can benefit from the valuable insights achieved in the presented study.

Leak Detection: Technology and Implementation

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ISBN: 9781780404714 Year: Pages: 112 DOI: 10.26530/OAPEN_578133 Language: English
Publisher: IWA Publishing
Subject: Environmental Technology
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Ageing infrastructure and declining water resources are major concerns with a growing global population. Controlling water loss has therefore become a priority for water utilities around the world. In order to improve efficiencies, water utilities need to apply good practices in leak detection. Leak Detection: Technology and Implementation assists water utilities with the development and implementation of leak detection programs. Leak detection and repair is one of the components of controlling water loss.  In addition, techniques are discussed within this book and relevant case studies are presented. This book provides useful and practical information on leakage issues.

Measuring the Impact of Lean Techniques on Performance Indicators in Logistics Operations

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Book Series: Wissenschaftliche Berichte des Institutes für Fördertechnik und Logistiksysteme des Karlsruher Instituts für Technologie ISSN: 01712772 ISBN: 9783731500964 Year: Volume: 80 Pages: IX, 191 p. DOI: 10.5445/KSP/1000036424 Language: ENGLISH
Publisher: KIT Scientific Publishing
Subject: Technology (General)
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Several in-depth studies have verified the positive impact of lean techniques on performance indicators in production environments. Studies performed on warehouse environments have partially confirmed this. This thesis helped to close the gap between the disparities in the level of evidence mentioned above. A study was conducted that included 16 warehouses in an observation group and 56 warehouses in a control group. These significant results help close the gap in the evidence.

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