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Le Soft power sud-coréen en Asie du Sud-Est : Une théologie de la prospérité en action

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ISBN: 9782355960130 DOI: 10.4000/books.irasec.194 Language: French
Publisher: Institut de recherche sur l’Asie du Sud-Est contemporaine
Subject: Religion
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Cette étude consacrée au soft power sud-coréen, autrement qualifié de « puissance douce », permet de mieux comprendre un aspect méconnu du développement des échanges entre la Corée du Sud et les pays du sud-est asiatique. Il s’agit ici d’appréhender, en particulier, les liens qui se sont tissés entre la démarche prosélyte d'une Église pentecôtiste et l’expansion de la présence sud-coréenne au sein de la région. Les actions menées par l'Église du Plein Évangile doivent être comprises en relation avec les efforts entrepris ces dernières années par le gouvernement et les grandes entreprises sud-coréennes afin de véhiculer une « bonne image » de la Corée du Sud et de faciliter les échanges avec les différents pays d’Asie du Sud-Est. Cette politique s'inscrit dans une démarche de long-terme fondée sur des sphères d’influences partagées issues des univers politiques, économiques et culturels. C'est en effet dans cette optique que l'on peut s'interroger sur la mise en place de « stratégies d’influences sud-coréennes ». L'analyse précise de l’organisation et des activités de cette institution religieuse permet ainsi de mieux saisir l'articulation entre ces réseaux d’influences multiples, souvent analysés séparément, et de souligner le rôle de cette Église dans la mise en scène d’une représentation « fantasmatique » de la réussite du modèle de développement sud-coréen.

Soft-Tissue Reconstruction Using Biologic Tissue Matrix: Where Do We Stand?

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Book Series: Frontiers Research Topics ISSN: 16648714 ISBN: 9782889455034 Year: Pages: 91 DOI: 10.3389/978-2-88945-503-4 Language: English
Publisher: Frontiers Media SA
Subject: Medicine (General) --- Surgery
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Soft-tissue reconstruction for a variety of surgical conditions, such as abdominal wall hernia, hiatal hernia, stomal hernia, anal fistula and pelvic floor replacement remains a challenge. There is an insufficient level of high-quality evidence in the literature on the value of bioprosthetics for soft-tissue reconstruction. An expanded knowledge about their clinical efficacy is urgently needed.

Real-time Biomechanical Modeling for Intraoperative Soft Tissue Registration

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ISBN: 9783731503736 Year: Pages: 239 p. DOI: 10.5445/KSP/1000046886 Language: ENGLISH
Publisher: KIT Scientific Publishing
Subject: Computer Science
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Computer assisted surgery systems intraoperatively support the surgeon by providing information on the location of hidden risk and target structures during surgery. However, soft tissue deformations make intraoperative registration (and thus intraoperative navigation) difficult. In this work, a novel, biomechanics based approach for real-time soft tissue registration from sparse intraoperative sensor data such as stereo endoscopic images is presented to overcome this problem.

Stimuli-Responsive Polymer Systems—Recent Manufacturing Techniques and Applications

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ISBN: 9783039214839 9783039214846 Year: Pages: 92 DOI: 10.3390/books978-3-03921-484-6 Language: English
Publisher: MDPI - Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
Subject: Technology (General) --- General and Civil Engineering
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Stimuli-responsive polymer systems can be defined as functional materials that show physical or chemical property changes in response to external stimuli such as temperature, radiation, chemical agents, pH, mechanical stress, and electric and magnetic fields. Recent developments in manufacturing techniques have facilitated the production of a wide range of stimuli-responsive polymer systems, such as micro- and nanoscale structures, with potential applications in soft sensors and actuators, smart textiles, soft robots, and artificial muscles. This book brings together the recent progress in manufacturing techniques, with particular emphasis on 3D and 4D printing and applications of stimuli-responsive polymer systems in biomedicine and soft robotics.

Liquid Crystals: From Modified Phases to Applications 2014

ISBN: 9783906980850 9783906980867 Year: Pages: 320
Publisher: MDPI - Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
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Liquid crystals can be found in both synthetic and natural materials, which include DNA, cellulose, soaps, and cholesteryl esters. Liquid crystal basic concepts are an inspiration for various branches of physics, chemistry, materials science, mathematics, biology, and engineering. These concepts enable the synthesis and characterization of new materials with low-molecular weight, as well as of polymeric and elastomeric materials. Fundamental theories and models of liquid crystals have gained great importance in many scientific communities. The concepts of orientational order and cooperative molecular behavior have entered the actual basic knowledge of the bio-sciences community, and have contributed to the understanding of muscle function, cell division and membranes, and morphogenesis.Recent trends in liquid crystal research include topics such as polymer-modified anisotropic fluids, dispersions of liquid crystals with various nano-sized particles, topological defects in soft materials, new lyotropic systems, liquid crystal functionality in living systems, and the synthesis of liquid crystal based functional materials (e.g., photonic materials, organic plastic conductors, semiconductors, materials in sensors, materials used in switchable GHz applications, and materials for data storage), along with the study of these materials’ properties and applications.

Mechanics of Biomaterials

ISBN: 9783038421283 9783038421276 Year: Pages: 286 Language: English
Publisher: MDPI - Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
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The mechanical behavior of biomedical materials and biological tissues are important for their proper function. This holds true, not only for biomaterials and tissues whose main function is structural such as skeletal tissues and their synthetic substitutes, but also for other tissues and biomaterials. Moreover, there is an intimate relationship between mechanics and biology at different spatial and temporal scales. It is therefore important to study the mechanical behavior of both synthetic and livingbiomaterials. This Special Issue aims to serve as a forum for communicating the latest findings and trends in the study of the mechanical behavior of biomedical materials.

Soft Material-Enabled Electronics for Medicine, Healthcare, and Human-Machine Interfaces

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ISBN: 9783039282821 9783039282838 Year: Pages: 244 DOI: 10.3390/books978-3-03928-283-8 Language: English
Publisher: MDPI - Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
Subject: Technology (General) --- General and Civil Engineering
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Soft material-enabled electronics offer distinct advantage, over conventional rigid and bulky devices, for numerous wearable and implantable applications. Soft materials allow for seamless integration with skin and tissues due to enhanced mechanical flexibility and stretchability. Wearable devices, such as sensors, offer continuous, real-time monitoring of biosignals and movements, which can be applied in rehabilitation and diagnostics, among other applications. Soft implantable electronics offer similar functionalities, but with improved compatibility with human tissues. Biodegradable soft implantable electronics are also being developed for transient monitoring, such as in the weeks following surgery. To further advance soft electronics, materials, integration strategies, and fabrication techniques are being developed. This paper reviews recent progress in these areas, toward the development of soft material-enabled electronics for medicine, healthcare, and human-machine interfaces.

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soft materials --- flexible hybrid electronics --- wearable electronics --- stretchable electronics --- medicine --- healthcare --- human-machine interfaces --- point-of-care testing --- soft material-based channel --- PDMS optical filter --- smartphone-based biosensor --- chromogenic biochemical assay --- naked-eye detection --- implantable materials --- low-profile bioelectronics --- micro/nanofabrication --- medical devices --- biodegradable materials --- miniaturization --- bioresorbable electronics --- printing electronics techniques --- conductive inks --- flexible electronics --- carbon-based nano-materials --- bio-integrated electronics --- hardening sponge --- MR sponge --- 6 degrees-of-freedom (6-DOF) MR haptic master --- RMIS (robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery) --- implantable devices --- optical waveguides --- optical fibers --- biocompatible --- biodegradable --- electroactive hydrogel --- polyvinyl alcohol --- cellulose nanocrystals --- freeze–thaw method --- actuation --- biodegradable electronics --- transient electronics --- soft biomedical electronics --- biodegradable materials --- silver nanowire --- graphene oxide --- polymer-dispersed liquid crystal --- smart window --- hybrid transparent conductive electrode --- conductive textile --- capacitive pressure sensor --- gait --- monitoring --- phase coordination index --- stretchable --- polydimethylsiloxane --- liquid-metal --- capacitor --- dysphagia --- swallowing --- tongue --- nitinol --- superelastic --- prosthesis --- soft materials --- wearable electronics --- implantable electronics --- biodegradable --- medical devices --- diagnostics --- health monitoring --- human-machine interfaces

Symmetry in Classical and Fuzzy Algebraic Hypercompositional Structures

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ISBN: 9783039287086 / 9783039287093 Year: Pages: 208 DOI: 10.3390/books978-3-03928-709-3 Language: eng
Publisher: MDPI - Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
Subject: Science (General) --- Mathematics
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This book is a collection of 12 innovative research papers in the field of hypercompositional algebra, 7 of them being more theoretically oriented, with the other 5 presenting strong applicative aspects in engineering, control theory, artificial intelligence, and graph theory. Hypercompositional algebra is now a well-established branch of abstract algebra dealing with structures endowed with multi-valued operations, also called hyperoperations, having a set as the result of the interrelation between two elements of the support set. The theoretical papers in this book are principally related to three main topics: (semi)hypergroups, hyperfields, and BCK-algebra. Heidari and Cristea present a natural generalization of breakable semigroups, defining the breakable semihypergroups where every non-empty subset is a subsemihypergroup. Using the fundamental relation ? on a hypergroup, some new properties of the

Fuzzy Sets, Fuzzy Logic and Their Applications

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ISBN: 9783039285204 9783039285211 Year: Pages: 366 DOI: 10.3390/books978-3-03928-521-1 Language: English
Publisher: MDPI - Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
Subject: Science (General) --- Mathematics
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The present book contains 20 articles collected from amongst the 53 total submitted manuscripts for the Special Issue “Fuzzy Sets, Fuzzy Loigic and Their Applications” of the MDPI journal Mathematics. The articles, which appear in the book in the series in which they were accepted, published in Volumes 7 (2019) and 8 (2020) of the journal, cover a wide range of topics connected to the theory and applications of fuzzy systems and their extensions and generalizations. This range includes, among others, management of the uncertainty in a fuzzy environment; fuzzy assessment methods of human-machine performance; fuzzy graphs; fuzzy topological and convergence spaces; bipolar fuzzy relations; type-2 fuzzy; and intuitionistic, interval-valued, complex, picture, and Pythagorean fuzzy sets, soft sets and algebras, etc. The applications presented are oriented to finance, fuzzy analytic hierarchy, green supply chain industries, smart health practice, and hotel selection. This wide range of topics makes the book interesting for all those working in the wider area of Fuzzy sets and systems and of fuzzy logic and for those who have the proper mathematical background who wish to become familiar with recent advances in fuzzy mathematics, which has entered to almost all sectors of human life and activity.

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fuzzy analytic hierarchy process --- decision-making --- partial consensus --- posterior aggregation --- fuzzy topology --- fuzzy convergence --- lattice-valued convergence --- ?-convergence space --- relative topologicalness --- p-topologcalness --- diagonal condition --- neighborhood condition --- fuzzy sets (FSs) --- uncertainty --- center of gravity (COG) defuzzification technique --- triangular fuzzy numbers (TFNs) --- grey numbers (GNs) --- fuzzy relation equations (FRE) --- grade point average (GPA) index --- residuated lattice --- soft set --- filter --- t-filter --- t-int-soft filter --- BCK/BCI-algebra --- (?,?)-US set --- (?,?)-US subalgebra --- (?,?)-US (closed) ideal --- (?,?)-US commutative ideal --- fuzzy topology --- fuzzy convergence --- ?-convergence space --- regularity --- intuitionistic fuzzy set --- similarity --- counterintuitive --- fuzzy graph --- picture fuzzy graph --- social network --- direct product --- lexicographic product --- strong product --- Interval-valued complex fuzzy sets --- distance measures --- rotational invariance --- reflectional invariance --- dynamic multiple attribute decision making --- fuzzy regression --- interval type-2 fuzzy sets --- fuzzy topology --- fuzzy convergence --- ?-convergence --- diagonal condition --- L-cotopological space --- L-topological space --- degree of L-continuity --- degree of L-closedness --- degree of L-openness --- performance management --- green supply chain --- decision making --- nonlinear mathematical modeling --- FMCG industries --- fuzzy DEMATEL --- bipolar fuzzy relation --- bipolar fuzzy reflexive (resp., symmetric and transitive) relation --- bipolar fuzzy equivalence relation --- bipolar fuzzy partition --- (a, b)-level set --- fuzzy logic --- finance --- banking --- banking crisis management --- fuzzy number --- ?-limit set --- periodic point --- Zadeh’s extension --- smart health --- fuzzy collaborative intelligence --- fuzzy analytic hierarchy process --- suitability --- picture fuzzy numbers --- interaction operations --- partitioned Heronian --- aggregation operators --- hotel selection --- Pythagorean fuzzy set --- Dempster–Shafer evidence theory --- basic probability assignment --- medical diagnosis --- interval-valued fuzzy soft set --- interval-valued fuzzy soft topology --- interval-valued fuzzy soft point --- interval-valued fuzzy soft neighborhood --- interval-valued fuzzy soft quasi-neighborhood --- interval-valued fuzzy soft separation axioms

New types of Neutrosophic Set/Logic/Probability, Neutrosophic Over-/Under-/Off-Set, Neutrosophic Refined Set, and their Extension to Plithogenic Set/Logic/Probability, with Applications

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ISBN: 9783039219384 9783039219391 Year: Pages: 714 DOI: 10.3390/books978-3-03921-939-1 Language: English
Publisher: MDPI - Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
Subject: Technology (General) --- General and Civil Engineering
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This book contains 37 papers by 73 renowned experts from 13 countries around the world, on following topics: neutrosophic set; neutrosophic rings; neutrosophic quadruple rings; idempotents; neutrosophic extended triplet group; hypergroup; semihypergroup; neutrosophic extended triplet group; neutrosophic extended triplet semihypergroup and hypergroup; neutrosophic offset; uninorm; neutrosophic offuninorm and offnorm; neutrosophic offconorm; implicator; prospector; n-person cooperative game; ordinary single-valued neutrosophic (co)topology; ordinary single-valued neutrosophic subspace; ?-level; ordinary single-valued neutrosophic neighborhood system; ordinary single-valued neutrosophic base and subbase; fuzzy numbers; neutrosophic numbers; neutrosophic symmetric scenarios; performance indicators; financial assets; neutrosophic extended triplet group; neutrosophic quadruple numbers; refined neutrosophic numbers; refined neutrosophic quadruple numbers; multigranulation neutrosophic rough set; nondual; two universes; multiattribute group decision making; nonstandard analysis; extended nonstandard analysis; monad; binad; left monad closed to the right; right monad closed to the left; pierced binad; unpierced binad; nonstandard neutrosophic mobinad set; neutrosophic topology; nonstandard neutrosophic topology; visual tracking; neutrosophic weight; objectness; weighted multiple instance learning; neutrosophic triangular norms; residuated lattices; representable neutrosophic t-norms; De Morgan neutrosophic triples; neutrosophic residual implications; infinitely ?-distributive; probabilistic neutrosophic hesitant fuzzy set; decision-making; Choquet integral; e-marketing; Internet of Things; neutrosophic set; multicriteria decision making techniques; uncertainty modeling; neutrosophic goal programming approach; shale gas water management system.

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single-valued neutrosophic soft number and its operations --- SVN soft weighted arithmetic averaging operator --- SVN soft weighted geometric averaging operator --- decision-making --- optimization solution --- sampling plan --- producer’s risk’ --- consumer’s risk --- sample size --- decision making --- neutrosophic set --- Q-neutrosophic set --- Q-neutrosophic soft set --- soft set --- Neutrosophic compound orthogonal neural network --- Neutrosophic number --- Neutrosophic function --- Function approximation --- triangular neutrosophic cubic fuzzy number --- Einstein t-norm --- arithmetic averaging operator --- Multi-attribute decision making --- numerical application --- neutrosophic statistical interval method --- classical statistics --- fuzzy logic --- producer’s risk --- consumer’s risk --- neutrosophic cubic weighted geometric operator (NCWG) --- neutrosophic cubic ordered weighted geometric operator (NCOWG) --- neutrosophic cubic Einstein weighted geometric operator (NCEWG) --- neutrosophic cubic Einstein ordered weighted geometric operator (NCEOWG) --- multi-attribute decision making --- single-valued neutrosophic set --- aggregation --- TOPSIS --- single-valued neutrosophic linguistic set --- distance measure --- combined weighted average --- MAGDM --- low-carbon supplier selection --- weighted geometric operator --- weighted average operator --- neutrosophic cubic sets --- multi-attribute decision-making (MADM) --- neutrosophic cubic hybrid weighted arithmetic and geometric aggregation operator (NCHWAGA) --- neutrosophic sets --- cubic sets --- soft sets --- neutrosophic cubic soft sets --- neutrosophic cubic soft expert system --- multicriteria decision-making --- neutrosophic extended triplet group --- generalized neutrosophic extended triplet group --- quasi-completely regular semigroup --- clifford semigroup --- prostate cancer --- neutrosophic statistics --- dietary fat level --- neutrosophic regression --- neutrosophic correlation --- single valued neutrosophic sets --- logarithmic operational laws --- logarithmic aggregation operators --- MCGDM problems --- complex neutrosophic set --- complex neutrosophic soft expert set --- fuzzy parameterized single valued neutrosophic soft expert set --- single valued neutrosophic set --- soft expert set --- decision making --- membership function --- neutrosophic set --- neutrosophic soft rough --- relations --- rough set approximation --- soft set --- neutrosophic time series --- triangular neutrosophic number --- neutrosophic logical relationship --- neutrosophic logical relationship groups --- smart port --- simplified neutrosophic set --- single-valued neutrosophic set --- exponential similarity measure --- port evaluation --- nonstandard analysis --- extended nonstandard analysis --- open and closed monads to the left/right --- pierced and unpierced binads --- MoBiNad set --- infinitesimals --- infinities --- nonstandard reals --- standard reals --- nonstandard neutrosophic lattices of first type (as poset) and second type (as algebraic structure), nonstandard neutrosophic logic --- extended nonstandard neutrosophic logic --- nonstandard arithmetic operations --- nonstandard unit interval --- nonstandard neutrosophic infimum --- nonstandard neutrosophic supremum --- intuitionistic fuzzy parameters --- uncertainty modeling --- neutrosophic goal programming approach --- shale gas water management system --- e-marketing --- Internet of Things --- neutrsophic set --- multi-criteria decision making techniques --- probabilistic neutrosophic hesitant fuzzy set (PNHFS) --- decision-making --- Choquet integral --- neutrosophic extended triplet group --- neutrosophic quadruple numbers --- neutrosophic set --- BNHWA aggregation operator --- BNHOWA aggregation operator --- BNHHA aggregation operator --- score function --- accuracy function --- certainty function --- group decision making --- non-standard analysis --- extended non-standard analysis --- monad --- binad --- left monad closed to the right --- right monad closed to the left --- pierced binad --- unpierced binad --- non-standard neutrosophic mobinad set --- neutrosophic topology --- non-standard neutrosophic topology --- neutrosophic sets --- neutrosophic triangular norms --- residuated lattices --- representable neutrosophic t-norms --- De Morgan neutrosophic triples --- neutrosophic residual implications --- infinitely ?-distributive --- visual tracking --- neutrosophic weight --- objectness --- weighted multiple instance learning --- supply chain sustainability metrics --- plithogeny --- aggregation operations --- neutrosophic set --- quality function deployment --- multi-granulation neutrosophic rough set --- non-dual --- two universes --- multi-attribute group decision making --- neutrosophic extended triplet group --- neutrosophic quadruple numbers --- refined neutrosophic numbers --- refined neutrosophic quadruple numbers --- neutrosophic set --- fuzzy numbers --- neutrosophic numbers --- neutrosophic symmetric scenarios --- performance indicators --- financial assets --- simplified neutrosophic hesitant fuzzy set --- multi-attribute decision-making --- maximizing deviation --- TOPSIS --- single valued neutrosophic set --- covering --- symmetric relation --- graph representation --- matrix representation --- paper defect diagnosis --- ordinary single valued neutrosophic (co)topology --- ordinary single valued neutrosophic subspace --- ?-level --- ordinary single valued neutrosophic neighborhood system --- ordinary single valued neutrosophic base --- ordinary single valued neutrosophic subbase --- neutrosophic offset --- uninorm --- neutrosophic offuninorm --- neutrosophic offnorm --- neutrosophic offconorm --- implicator --- prospector --- n-person cooperative game --- hypergroup --- semihypergroup --- neutrosophic extended triplet group --- neutrosophic extended triplet semihypergroup (NET-semihypergroup) --- NET-hypergroup --- neutrosophic rings --- neutrosophic quadruple rings --- idempotents --- neutrosophic extended triplet group --- neutrosophic set

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