Dieter Hertweck

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Somatic growth is not a simple linear process with a constant rate of growth. The most successful attempts to quantify growth as a function of age or size have employed nonlinear techniques. Sexual dimorphism of primate growth, weight vs. age, was examined using nonlinear models with Sirianni and Swindler's ([1985] Growth and Development of the Pigtailed(More)
Suckling was studied in infant miniature pigs to determine (a) the necessary stimulus for eliciting rhythmic behavior and (b) whether the rhythm of the feeding movements could be entrained with a rhythmic pulsed delivery of milk. The animals fed on an automated milk delivery system, which supplied pulses of milk either at fixed, predetermined rates or on(More)
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License unported 3.0, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided that original work is properly cited. Abstract Micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) are socially and economically important, since they represent 99 % of all(More)
Die Tatsache, dass sich globale IT-Konzerne in jüngster Zeit Kommunen und Regionen als Partner für die Planung, Implementierung und den Betrieb regenerativer Energiesysteme anbieten, signalisiert einen Paradigmenwechsel am Energiemarkt. Es wird künftig eine zunehmende Pluralität von Geschäftsmodellen hin zu intelligenten, verteilten Energie- und(More)
Today's society is exposed to an increasing number of disasters and large scale emergencies (e.g. earthquake in Haiti, global swine flu, or manmade disasters like the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico). Information and communication technology (ICT) can help to prevent and mitigate the effects of threatening situations if applied appropriately. In industry(More)
IT Governance methods and frameworks have been applied in most large for-profit organizations since these enterprises realize the benefits of IT Governance for their business. However, former research and our own surveys show that frameworks such as ITIL and COBIT are not very well established in Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) as well as in Emergency(More)