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Title:Cyberemotions Collective Emotions in Cyberspace
Author(s):
Date:2017
Size:1 online resource (XIV, 318 p. 90 illus., 34 illus. in color p.)
Contents:Introduction to Cyberemotions -- Part I Foundations -- Part I Foundations -- Part III Modeling -- Part IV Applications
ISBN:9783319436395
Series:eBooks
Series:Springer eBooks
Series:Springer 2017 package
Keywords: Physics , Application software , Mass media , Communication , Social sciences in mass media , Experiential research , Physics , Data-driven Science, Modeling and Theory Building , Media Sociology , Psychology Research , Societal Aspects of Physics, Outreach and Education , Computer Appl. in Social and Behavioral Sciences , Information Systems Applications (incl. Internet)
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Title:Science and human experience: values, culture and the mind
Author(s): Leon N. Cooper
Date:2014
Publisher:Cambridge University Press
Size:1 online resource (246 p)
Note:unlimited users
Contents:Part One. Science and Society: 1. Science and human experience, 2. Does science undermine our values?, 3. Can science serve mankind?, 4. Modern science and contemporary discomfort: metaphor and reality, 5. Faith and science, 6. Art and science, 7. F raud in science, 8. Why study science? The keys to the cathedral, 9. Is evolution a theory? A modest proposal, 10. The silence of the second, 11. Introduction to Copenhagen, 12. The unpaid debt -- Part Two. Thought and Consciousness: 13. Source and limits of human intellect, 14. Neural networks, 15. Thought and mental experience: the Turing test, 16. Mind as machine: will we rubbish human experience?, 17. Memory and memories: a physicist's approach to the brain, 18. On the problem of consciousness -- Part Three. On the Nature and Limits of Science: 19. What is a good theory?, 20. Shall we deconstruct science?, 21. Visible and invisible in physical theory, 22. Experience and order, 23. The language of physics, 24. The structure of space, 25. Superconductiv ity and other insoluble problems, 26. From gravity and light to consciousness: does science have limits?
ISBN:9781107043176
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Series:Cambridge Books Online
Keywords: Science, Social aspects
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Title:Algebraic and Computational Aspects of Real Tensor Ranks
Author(s): Toshio Sakata
Date:2016
Edition:1st ed. 2016
Size:1 online resource (108 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-4-431-55459-2
Contents:Basics of Tensor Rank -- 3-Tensors -- Simple Evaluation Methods of Tensor Rank -- Absolutely Nonsingular Tensors and Determinantal Polynomials -- Maximal Ranks -- Typical Ranks -- Global Theory of Tensor Ranks -- 2 × 2 × · · · × 2 Tensors
ISBN:9784431554592
Series:eBooks
Series:SpringerLink (Online service)
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Keywords: Statistics , Statistics , Statistics for Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Chemistry and Earth Scien , Statistics and Computing/Statistics Programs , Statistics for Social Science, Behavorial Science, Education, Public Policy, and
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Title:Survival under Uncertainty An Introduction to Probability Models of Social Structure and Evolution
Author(s): Dimitri Volchenkov
Date:2016
Size:1 online resource (44 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-39421-3
Contents:Introduction -- Subsistence in Uncertainty -- Time and Institutions -- Inequality and the Laws of supply and demand -- Decision making under uncertainty -- Capitalization of uncertainty: stochastic theory of advantage -- Doubly
stochastic branching process as a model of natural selection -- Human history as a stochastic process -- The stochastic model of social conformity and political instability -- Random walks over political regimes : History seems to
never end -- Urbanization failure and a fission chain reaction of states
ISBN:9783319394213
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Keywords: Physics , Philosophy and social sciences , Sociophysics , Econophysics , Science , Complexity, Computational , Social structure , Social inequality , Physics , Socio- and Econophysics, Population and Evolutionary Models , Social Structure, Social Inequality , Philosophy of the Social Sciences , Societal Aspects of Physics , Complexity
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Title:Dissent, Revolution and Liberty Beyond Earth
Author(s):
Date:2016
Edition:1st ed. 2016
Size:1 online resource (5 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-319-29349-3
Contents:Introduction: Dissent, Revolution and Liberty in Space -- Future Generations and the Right to Dissent -- Architects of Revolution: Design Philosophies to Maximise Extraterrestrial -- Lunar Labor -- Disobedience in Outer -- Children
and Dissent - Managing Teenage Sturm und Drang in -- Art, Dissent and Revolution in Extraterrestrial -- Overlords, Vassals, Serfs: The Space Economy and the Return to -- An International Space Authority to Accelerate Revolutionary
Space Development -- What Happens To Dissent When Flight Is An Option? -- Power and Discipline in extra-terrestrial communities -- Frontier Freedom and the Cultural Imperative
ISBN:9783319293493
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Keywords: Physics , Ethics , Astrobiology , Science , Law of the sea , International law , Personality , Social psychology , Physics , Societal Aspects of Physics , Law of the Sea, Air and Outer Space , Ethics , Personality and Social Psychology , Astrobiology
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Call number:SPRINGER-2014-9789400773080:ONLINE Show nearby items on shelf
Title:The 2nd International Workshop on Learning Technology for Education in Cloud [electronic resource]
Author(s): Lorna Uden
Yu-Hui Tao
Hsin-Chang Yang
I-Hsien Ting
Date:2014
Publisher:Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer
Size:1 online resource
Note:Proceedings from the 2013 LTEC conference in Kaohsiung,Taiwan. The papers examine diverse aspects of Learning Technology for Education in Cloud environments, including social, technical and infrastructureimplications.Alsoaddressed is the question ofh ow cloud computing can be used to design applications to support real time on demand learning using technologies. The workshop proceedings provide opportunities for delegates to discuss the latestresearch in TEL (Technology Enhanced Learning) and its impa cts for learners and institutions, using cloud technolgies
Contents:Section 1: E
learning Case Study
A Case Study on the Self
efficacy and Online Help Seeking Tendencies of EFL Learners
Teaching object
oriented programming in first
year undergraduate courses supported by virtual classrooms
Intelligent Classroom with Motion Sensor and 3D Vision for Virtual Reality e
Learning
Service Innovation Framework for electronic portfolio appropriation for a technology
based university
Section 2: E
learning and E
learning Model
Technological pedagogical content knowledge in pre
service teacher education research in progress
A Conceptual Model for
ISBN:9789400773080
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Series:Springer Proceedings in Complexity, 2213-8684
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Computer science , Database management , Education
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Title:Contributions to Sampling Statistics [electronic resource]
Author(s): Fulvia Mecatti
Pier Luigi Conti
Maria Giovanna Ranalli
Date:2014
Publisher:Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer
Size:1 online resource
Note:This book contains a selection of the papers presented at the ITACOSM 2013 Conference, held in Milan in June 2013. ITACOSM is the bi-annual meeting of the Survey Sampling Group S2G of the Italian Statistical Society, intended asan international forum of scientific discussion on the developments of theory and application of survey sampling methodologies and applications in human and natural sciences. The book gathers research paperscarefully selected fromboth invited and contributed sessions of the co nference. The whole book appears to bearelevant contribution to various key aspects of sampling methodology and techniques it dealswith some hot topics in sampling theory, suchascalibration, quantile-regression and multiple frame surveys, and with innovat ive methodologies in important topics of both sampling theory and applications.Contributions cut across current sampling methodologies such as intervalestimation for complex samples, randomized responses, bootstrap, weighting, modeling, imputation, small area estimationand effective use of auxiliary information applications cover a wide and enlarging range of subjects in officialhousehold surveys, Bayesian networks for measurement error,auditing,business and economicsurveys, geostatistics and agricultural statistics. The book is an updated, high level reference addressed to researchers, professionalsand practitioners in many fields
Contents:1 P.S. Kott: Calibration Weighting When Model and Calibration Variables Can Differ
2 M. Pratesi: M
quantile small area models for measuring poverty at a local level
3 A.C. Singh
4 J.F. Beaumont: The Analysis of Survey Data using the Bootstrap
5 Y.G. Berger, O. De La Riva Torres: Empirical likelihood confidence intervals: an application to the EU
SILC household surveys
6 A. Bianchi, S. Biffignandi: Responsive design for economic data in mixedmode panels
7 P.M. Chiodini, M.Zenga: Comparing the efficiency of sample plans for symmetric and non
symmetric distributions in auditing
ISBN:9783319053202
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Series:Contributions to Statistics, 1431-1968
Series:Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649)
Keywords: Mathematics , Computer science , Mathematical statistics , Statistics , Social sciences Methodology
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Title:Advances in Network Analysis and its Applications [electronic resource]
Author(s): Evangelos Kranakis
Date:2013
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer
Size:1 online resource
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Note:As well as highlighting potentially useful applications for network analysis, this volume identifies new targets for mathematical research that promise to provide insights into network systems theory as well as facilitating thecross-fertilization of ideas between sectors. Focusing on financial, security and social aspects of networking, the volume adds to the growing body of evidence showing that network analysis has applications to transportation,communication, health, finance, and social policy mor e broadly. It provides powerful models for understanding the behavior of complex systems that, in turn, will impact numerous cutting-edge sectors in science and engineering, such aswireless communication, network security, distributed computing and social networking, financial analysis, and cyber warfare. The volume offers an insider' s view of cutting-edge research in network systems, including methodologieswith immense potential for interdisciplinary application. The contributors have all presented mate rial at a series of workshops organized on behalf of Canadas MITACS initiative, which funds projects and study grants inmathematics for information technology and complex systems. These proceedings include papers from workshops on financial networks, netw ork security and cryptography, and social networks. MITACS has shown that the partlyghettoized nature of network systems research has led to duplicated work in discrete fields, and thus this initiative has the potential to save time and accelerate the pac e of research in a number of areas of network systemsresearch
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Contents:FINANCIAL NETWORKS: 1. Mathematical modeling of systemic risk: H. Amini, A. Minca
2. Systemic risk in banking networks without Monte Carlo simulation: J. P. Gleeson, T. R. Hurd, S. Melnik, A. Hackett
3. Systemic Valuation of Banks Interbank Equilibrium and Contagion: G. Haaj
4. An Open Problem: J. B. Walsh
II SECURITY NETWORKS: 5. Dynamic Trust Management: Network Profiling for High Assurance Resilience: M. Burmester , W. O. Redwood
6. Security Issues in Link State Routing Protocols for MANETs: G.Cervera, M.Barbeau, J. Garcia
Alfaro, E.Kranakis
7. TCHo: a Code
bas
ISBN:9783642309045
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Series:Mathematics in Industry, 1612-3956 : v18
Series:Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649)
Keywords: Mathematics , Computer Communication Networks , Bioinformatics , Computer engineering , Industrial organization (Economic theory)
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Title:Simulating Social Complexity [electronic resource] : A Handbook
Author(s): Bruce Edmonds
Ruth Meyer
Date:2013
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer
Size:1 online resource
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Note:Social systems are among the most complex known. This poses particular problems for those who wish to understand them. The complexity often makes analytic approaches infeasible and natural language approaches inadequate forrelating intricate cause an d effect. However, individual- and agent-based computational approaches hold out the possibility of new and deeper understanding of such systems. Simulating Social Complexity examines all aspects of usingagent- or individual-based simulation. This approac h represents systems as individual elements having each their own set of differing states and internal processes. The interactions between elements in the simulation representinteractions in the target systems. What makes these elements social is that the y are usefully interpretable as interacting elements of an observed society. In this, the focus is on human society, but can be extended to includesocial animals or artificial agents where such work enhances our understanding of human society. The phenome na of interest then result (emerge) from the dynamics of the interaction of social actors in an essential way and are usuallynot easily simplifiable by, for example, considering only representative actors. The introduction of accessible agent-based modell ing allows the representation of social complexity in a more natural and direct manner than previoustechniques. In particular, it is no longer necessary to distort a model with the introduction of overly strong assumptions simply in order to obtain analyt ic tractability. This makes agent-based modelling relatively accessible to arange of scientists. The outcomes of such models can be displayed and animated in ways that also make them more interpretable by experts and stakeholders. This handbook is intende d to help in the process of maturation of this newfield. It brings together, through the collaborative effort of many leading researchers, summaries of the best thinking and practice in this a
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Contents:Introduction
Methodology
Mechanisms
Applictions
ISBN:9783540938132
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Series:Understanding Complex Systems, 1860-0832
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Computer science , Electronic data processing , Social sciences Data processing , Animal behavior , Mathematics , Social sciences
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Title:Strength in Numbers: The Rising of Academic Statistics Departments in the U. S. [electronic resource]
Author(s): Alan Agresti
Xiao-Li Meng
Date:2013
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York : Imprint: Springer
Size:1 online resource
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Note:Statistical science as organized in formal academic departments is relatively new. With a few exceptions, most Statistics and Biostatistics departments have been created within the past 60 years. This book consists of a setof memoirs, one for each de partment in the U.S. created by the mid-1960s. The memoirs describe key aspects of the departments history -- its founding, its growth, key people in its development, success stories (such as majorresearch accomplishments) and the occasional failure story , PhD graduates who have had a significant impact, its impact on statistical education, and a summary of where the department stands today and its vision for the future. Readhere all about how departments such as at Berkeley, Chicago, Harvard, and Stanfor d started and how they got to where they are today. The book should also be of interest to scholars in the field of disciplinary history
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Contents:Statistics as an Academic Discipline
Carnegie
Mellon
Columbia University
Cornell University
Florida State University
George Washington University
Harvard University
Harvard University
Iowa State University
Johns Hopkins University
Kansas State University
Michigan State University
North Carolina State
Oregon State University
Penn State University
Princeton University
Purdue University
Rutgers University
Southern Methodist University
Stanford University
SUNY at Buffalo
Texas A&M
University of California
University of Chicago
ISBN:9781461436492
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Keywords: Statistics , Science History , Public health , Computer science , Education, Higher , Social sciences
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Title:Advances in Dynamic Games [electronic resource] : Theory, Applications, and Numerical Methods for Differential and Stochastic Games
Author(s): Pierre Cardaliaguet
Ross Cressman
Date:2013
Publisher:Boston, MA : Birkhuser Boston : Imprint: Birkhuser
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Note:This book focuses on various aspects of dynamic game theory, presenting state-of-the-art research and serving as a testament to the vitality and growth of the field of dynamic games and their applications. Its contributions,written by experts in thei r respective disciplines, are outgrowths of presentations originally given at the 14th International Symposium of Dynamic Games and Applications held in Banff. Advances in Dynamic Games covers a variety oftopics, ranging from evolutionary games, theoretic al developments in game theory and algorithmic methods to applications, examples, and analysis in fields as varied as mathematical biology, environmental management, finance andeconomics, engineering, guidance and control, and social interaction. Featured throughout are valuable tools and resources for researchers, practitioners, and graduate students interested in dynamic games and their applications tomathematics, engineering, economics, and management science
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Contents:Part I Evolutionary Games
1 Some Generalizations of a Mutual Mate Choice Problem with Age Preferences
2 Signalling Victory to Ensure Dominance: A Continuous Model
3 Evolutionary Games for Multiple Access Control
4 Join Forces or Cheat: Evolutionary Analysis of a Consumer
Resource System
Part II Dynamic and Differential Games: Theoretical Developments
5 Strong Strategic Support of Cooperative Solutions in Differential Games
6 Characterization of Feedback Nash Equilibrium for Differential Games
7 Nash Equilibrium Payoffs in Mixed Strategies
8 A Penalty Method Approach
ISBN:9780817683559
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Series:Annals of the International Society of Dynamic Games : v12
Series:Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649)
Keywords: Mathematics , Numerical analysis , Engineering mathematics , Economics, Mathematical
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Title:R for SAS and SPSS Users [electronic resource]
Author(s): Robert A Muenchen
Date:2011
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York
Size:1 online resource
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Note:R is a powerful and free software system for data analysis and graphics, with over 4,000 add-on packages available. This book introduces R using SAS and SPSS terms with which you are already familiar. It demonstrates which of theadd-on packages are m ost like SAS and SPSS and compares them to R's built-in functions. It steps through over 50 programs written in all three packages, comparing and contrasting the packages' differing approaches. The glossary definesR terms using SAS/SPSS terminology and ag ain using R terminology. The table of contents and the index allow you to find equivalent R functions by looking up both SAS statements and SPSS commands. The second edition adds 216 pages ofnew topics. I found the book extremely helpfulThe material is la id out in a way that makes it very accessible. Because of this I recommend this book to any R user regardless of his or her familiarity with SAS or SPSS...For new Rusers it will demystify many aspects, and for existing R users it will have many answers to those questions you have been too afraid to ask in public. --The American Statistician an excellent introduction to Rthe bookmeticulously covers data management, data structures, programming, graphics and basic statistical analysis in R. The prose is cle ar, the examples tied to their SPSS and SAS analogs. The handling of both traditional and newerggplot2 graphics is comprehensive: SPSS and SAS users will undoubtedly find lots to like. --Information Management As a long time SAS user this book makes the task of transition to R much more palatable and appealing. Italso greatly reduces the time to get up and running in R effectively. --Technometrics It is great to see this book in a second edition. It serves nicely as an introduction to R, irrespective of whether they are familiar with SASor SPSS. I have long been a fan of programming by example and the book is full of excellent ones. --Graham Williams, Author, Data M
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Contents:Introduction
Installing and Updating R
Running R
Help and Documentation
Programming Language Basics
Data Acquisition
Selecting Variables
Selecting Observations
Selecting Variables and Observations
Data Management
Enhancing Your Output
Generating Data
Managing Your Files and Workspace
Graphics Overview
Traditional Graphics
Graphics with ggplot2
Statistics
Conclusion
ISBN:9781461406853
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Series:Statistics and Computing, 1431-8784
Series:Mathematics and Statistics (Springer-11649)
Keywords: Statistics , Computer science , Data mining , Computer graphics , Mathematical statistics , Social sciences Methodology , Psychological tests and testing
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Title:Design of Observational Studies [electronic resource]
Author(s): Paul R Rosenbaum
Date:2010
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York
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Note:An observational study is an empiric investigation of effects caused by treatments when randomized experimentation is unethical or infeasible. Observational studies are common in most fields that study the effects of treatmentson people, including me dicine, economics, epidemiology, education, psychology, political science and sociology. The quality and strength of evidence provided by an observational study is determined largely by its design. Design ofObservational Studies is both an introduction to statistical inference in observational studies and a detailed discussion of the principles that guide the design of observational studies. Design of Observational Studies is divided intofour parts. Chapters 2, 3, and 5 of Part I cover concisely, in about one hundred pages, many of the ideas discussed in Rosenbaums Observational Studies (also published by Springer) but in a less technical fashion. Part II discussesthe practical aspects of using propensity scores and other tools to create a matched compari son that balances many covariates. Part II includes a chapter on matching in R. In Part III, the concept of design sensitivity is used toappraise the relative ability of competing designs to distinguish treatment effects from biases due to unmeasured cova riates. Part IV discusses planning the analysis of an observational study, with particular reference to Sir RonaldFishers striking advice for observational studies, make your theories elaborate. Paul R. Rosenbaum is the Robert G. Putzel Professor of Stati stics at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a fellow of theAmerican Statistical Association. In 2003, he received the George W. Snedecor Award from the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies. He is a senior fellow of the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics and a ResearchAssociate at the Population Studies Center, both at the University of Pennsylvania. The second edition of his book, Observational Studi
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Contents:Beginnings
Dilemmas and Craftsmanship
Causal Inference in Randomized Experiments
Two Simple Models for Observational Studies
Competing Theories Structure Design
Opportunities, Devices, and Instruments
Transparency
Matching
A Matched Observational Study
Basic Tools of Multivariate Matching
Various Practical Issues in Matching
Fine Balance
Matching Without Groups
Risk
Set Matching
Matching in R
Design Sensitivity
The Power of a Sensitivity Analysis and Its Limit
Heterogeneity and Causality
Uncommon but Dramatic Responses to Treatment
Antic
ISBN:9781441912138
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Series:Springer Series in Statistics, 0172-7397
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Keywords: Statistics , Statistical methods , Mathematical statistics , Econometrics , Social sciences Methodology , Psychological tests and testing
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Title:Innovation Networks [electronic resource] : New Approaches in Modelling and Analyzing
Author(s): Andreas Pyka
Andrea Scharnhorst
Date:2009
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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Note:The science of graphs and networks has become by now a well-established tool for modelling and analyzing a variety of systems with a large number of interacting components. Starting from the physical sciences, applications havespread rapidly to the n atural and social sciences, as well as to economics, and are now further extended, in this volume, to the concept of innovations, viewed broadly. In an abstract, systems-theoretical approach, innovation can beunderstood as a critical event which destabili zes the current state of the system, and results in a new process of self-organization leading to a new stable state. The contributions to this anthology address different aspects of therelationship between innovation and networks. The various chapters in corporate approaches in evolutionary economics, agent-based modeling, social network analysis and econophysics and explore the epistemic tension between insights intoeconomics and society-related processes, and the insights into new forms of complex dynam ics
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Contents:Introduction: Network Perspective on Innovation: Innovative Networks
Network Innovation
Knowledge Networks: Structure and Dynamics
Death of Distance in Science? A Gravity Approach to Research Collaboration
Evolution and Dynamics of Networks in Regional Innovation Systems
Agent
based modelling of Innovation Networks
the Fairytale of Spillovers
Structural Holes, Innovation and the Distribution of Ideas
Social Network Analysis
A Physics Approach
Modelling, Evolving Innovation Networks
Propagation of Innovations in Complex Patterns of Interaction
Modelling Self
organ
ISBN:9783540922674
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Series:Understanding Complex Systems, 1860-0832
Series:Physics and Astronomy (Springer-11651)
Keywords: Economics , Engineering , Engineering economy , Telecommunication , Social sciences Methodology
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Title:The Hands-On Guide For Science Communicators [electronic resource] A Step-By-Step Approach to Public Outreach
Author(s): Lars Lindberg Christensen
Date:2007
Publisher:New York, NY : Springer New York
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Note:Lars Lindberg Christensen is a science communication specialist and works in Munich, Germany, as head of communication for the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope in Europe. Many people know something about communication it isafter all an innate human a bility but a full comprehension of how to do science communication effectively is not acquired easily. This Guide touches upon all aspects of science communication, revealing a tightly interwoven fabricof issues: product types, target groups, written com munication, visual communication, validation processes, practices of efficient workflow, distribution, promotion, advertising and much more. New science communicators will find thisGuide both helpful and inspirational. I am overwhelmed at how thorough and how well thought-through this book is. Even with my regular relationships with popular communication and with public relations officers, I hadnt realizedhow well documented the field could be until I saw it done here. -Jay M. Pasachoff, Williams College, President, IAU Commission on Education and Development, author of The Cosmos: Astronomy in the New Millennium and The CompleteIdiots Guide to the Sun I would have expected a high standard from a public outreach scientist at the European Space Agency, but this soars way above the normal standard of competence. I have certainly learned a great deal fromthis guide. It deserves a wide readership among science communicators. -Simon Mitton, Author of Conflict in the Cosmos: Fred Hoyles Life in Science and Edit or of The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Astronomy Christensen uses clearprinciples and well-chosen examples, along with tables, diagrams, and even a press release visibility scale to convey the art and science of Science Communication in an authoritative and illuminating manner. -Stephen P. Maran, PressOfficer, AAS, Editor, The Astronomy and Astrophysics Encyclopedia This book is very well presented, in a good-humored style, with an ab
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Contents:Setting the scene
Science Communication
The Communication Process
The Communication Office
The production
Overview Of The Production Chain
Target Groups
Product Types
Written Communication
Press Releases
Production Of Printed Products
Visual Communication
Technical Set
Up
Distribution
Evaluation and Archiving
Selected topics
Making Websites
Video Production
Crisis Communication
Guidelines for Scientists and Communicators
How to Host a Press Conference
Overcoming National Barriers
Going Commercial
Credibility in Science Commun
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Keywords: Astronomy , Social sciences
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Title:Organizations and Strategies in Astronomy Volume 6 [electronic resource]
Author(s): Andr Heck
Date:2006
Publisher:Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands
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Note:This book is the sixth volume under the title Organizations and Strategies in Astronomy (OSA). The OSA series is intended to cover a large range of fields and themes. In practice, one could say that all aspects ofastronomy-related life and environmen t are considered in the spirit of sharing specific expertise and lessons learned. The chapters of this book are dealing with socio-dynamical aspects of the astronomy (and related space sciences)community: characteristics of organizations, strategies for d evelopment, legal issues, operational techniques, observing practicalities, educational policies, journal and magazine profiles, public outreach, publication studies,relationships with the media, research communication, evaluation and selection procedures , research indicators, national specificities, contemporary history, and so on. The experts contributing to this volume have done their best towrite in a way understandable to readers not necessarily hyperspecialized in astronomy while providing specific detailed information and sometimes enlightening `lessons learned' sections. The book concludes with an updated bibliographyof publications related to socio-astronomy and to the interactions of the astronomy community with the society at large. This volume will be most usefully read by researchers, teachers, editors, publishers, librarians, sociologists ofscience, research planners and strategists, project managers, public-relations officers, plus those in charge of astronomy-related organizations, as well as by students aiming at a career in astronomy or related space science
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Keywords: Astronomy , Social sciences
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Title:Uncertainty and Surprise in Complex Systems [electronic resource] : Question on Working with the Unexpected
Author(s): Reuben R McDaniel
Dean J Driebe
Date:2005
Publisher:Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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Note:Complexity science has been a source of new insight in physical and social systems and has demonstrated that unpredictability and surprise are fundamental aspects of the world around us. This book is the outcome of a discussionmeeting of leading scho lars and critical thinkers with expertise in complex systems sciences and leaders from a variety of organizations sponsored by the Prigogine Center at The University of Texas at Austin and the Plexus Institute toexplore strategies for understanding uncert ainty and surprise. Besides distributions to the conference it includes a key digest by the editors as well as a commentary by the late nobel laureat Ilya Prigogine, Surprises in half of acentury. The book is intended for researchers and scientists in com plexity science as well as for a broad interdisciplinary audience of both practitioners and scholars. It will well serve those interested in the research issues andin the application of complexity science to physical and social systems
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Contents:Uncertainty and Surprise: An Introduction
Understanding Social and Economic Systems as Evolutionary Complex Systems
Managing the Unexpected
Surprises in Half of a Century
An Integrated View of Uncertainty and Surprise
Fundamental 'Uncertainty' in Science
The Complementary Nature of Coordination Dynamics: Self
Organization and the Creation of Information
The tyranny of Many Dimensionless Constants: A Constraint on Knowability
View for the Inside: The Task of Managing Uncertainty and Surprise
Chaos
The Social Construction of Uncertainty in Healthcare Delivery
Pri
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Keywords: Differentiable dynamical systems , Mathematics , Statistical physics , Engineering mathematics , Engineering , Vibration
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Title:Technological Concepts and Mathematical Models in the Evolution of Modern Engineering Systems Controlling • Managing • Organizing
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Date:2004
Size:1 online resource (246 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-0348-7951-4
Contents:I Mathematical Methods and Technological Thought: Historical Aspects -- 1 Mathematical Methods in Preindustrial Technology and Machines -- 2 Organization and Mathematics: A Look into the Prehistory of Industrial Engineering Ana Millön
Gasca -- 3 Technological Innovation and New Mathematics: van der Pol and the Birth of Nonlinear Dynamics -- 4 Trasferring Formal and Mathematical Tools from War Management to Political, Technological, and Social Intervention
(1940-1960) -- II Technological Knowledge and Mathematical Models in the Analysis, Planning, and Control of Modern Engineering Systems -- 5 Technological Concepts and Mathematical Models in the Evolution of Control Engineering -- 6
Feedback: A Technique and a “Tool for Thought” -- 7 Adequacy of Mathematical Models in Control Theory, Physics, and Environmental Science -- 8 The Development of Systems Science: Concepts of Knowledge as Seen from the Western and
Eastern Perspective -- 9 Coping With Complexity in the Management of Organized Systems -- Index of Names -- Authors
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Keywords: Mathematics , History , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Mechanics , Mechanics, Applied , Mathematics , History of Mathematical Sciences , Appl.Mathematics/Computational Methods of Engineering , Theoretical and Applied Mechanics , Mathematics, general
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Title:Experts in Science and Society
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Date:2004
Publisher:Boston, MA : Springer US
Size:1 online resource (314 p.)
Note:10.1007/b105826
Contents:Political Systems and the Experts They Support -- Scientists as Expert Advisors: Science Cultures Versus National Cultures? -- Experts’ Discourses as Judicial Drama or Bureaucratic Coordination: Family Debate in the United States and
Germany -- The Integration of Social Science Expertise Into the Political Process: Did It Actually Happen? -- Socialist Legal Experts: A New Profession? -- Who Is Called Upon as Expert? -- Folklore Protection in Australia: Who Is
Expert in Aboriginal Tradition? -- The Humane Expert: The Crisis of Modern Medicine During the Weimar Republic -- Expertise Not Wanted: The Case of the Criminal Law -- Air Pollution Control: Who Are the Experts? -- Experts, Redefined
-- The Philosopher as Coach -- Who Decides the Worth of an Arm and a Leg? Assessing the Monetary Value of Nonmonetary Damage -- The Expert in a Historical Context: The Case of Venetian Politics -- Innovative Representations -- Mapping
Urban Nature: Bio-Ecological Expertise and Urban Planning -- How to Improve the Diagnostic Inferences of Medical Experts -- Statistical Scientific Evidence and Expertise in the Courtroom -- The Authority of Representations
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Keywords: Physics , Science , Philosophy and science , Science , Sociology , Clinical psychology , Physics , Societal Aspects of Physics , Science, general , Sociology, general , Clinical Psychology , Philosophy of Science
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Title:Communities and Technologies Proceedings of the First International Conference on Communities and Technologies C&T 2003
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Date:2003
Size:1 online resource (484 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-94-017-0115-0
Contents:How Practice Matters: A Relational View of Knowledge Sharing -- Structural Analysis of Communities of Practice: An Investigation of Job Title, Location and Management Intention -- Episteme or Practice? Differentiated Communitarian
Structures in a Biology Laboratory -- We Can See You: A Study of Communities’ Invisible People through ReachOut -- Email as Spectroscopy: Automated Discovery of Community Structure within Organizations -- Multimedia Fliers: Information
Sharing with Digital Community Bulletin Boards -- Knowledge Sharing in Knowledge Communities -- Uses of Information Sources in an Internet-Era Firm: Online and Offline -- Communities and Other Social Structures for Knowledge Sharing —
A Case Study in an Internet Consultancy Company -- Intranets and Local Community: ‘Yes, an intranet is all very well, but do we still get free beer and barbeque?’ -- Learning and Collaboration across Generations in a Community -- The
African Dream — A Pan-African E-Community Project -- The Role of Social Capital in Regional Technological Innovation: Seeing both the Wood and the Trees -- Weak Ties in Networked Communities -- A Bayesian Computational Model of Social
Capital in Virtual Communities -- I-DIAG: From Community Discussion to Knowledge Distillation -- The Role of Knowledge Artifacts in Innovation Management: The Case of a Chemical Compound Designer CoP -- Supporting an Experiment of a
Community Support System: Community Analysis and Maintenance Functions in the Public Opinion Channel -- Patients’ Online Communities Experiences of Emergent Swedish Self-Help on the Internet -- When Users Push Back: Oppositional New
Media and Community -- Babel in the International Café: A Respectful Critique -- Synchronizing Asynchronous Collaborative Learners -- Community Support in Universities — The Drehscheibe Project -- Adding Connectivity and Loosing
Context with ICT: Contrasting Learning Situations from a Community of Practice Perspective
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Keywords: Physics , Management , Computer science , User interfaces (Computer systems) , Science , Social sciences , Physics , Societal Aspects of Physics , Computer Science, general , Information Systems Applications (incl. Internet) , Management , User Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction , Social Sciences, general
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Title:Matrix Riccati Equations in Control and Systems Theory
Author(s): Hisham Abou-Kandil
Date:2003
Size:1 online resource (572 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-0348-8081-7
Contents:1 Basic results for linear equations -- 1.1 Linear differential equations and linear algebraic equations -- 1.2 Exponential dichotomy and L2evolutions -- 2 Hamiltonian Matrices and Algebraic Riccati equations -- 2.1 Solutions of
algebraic Riccati equations and graph subspaces -- 2.2 Indefinite scalar products and a canonical form of Hamiltonian matrices -- 2.3 Hermitian algebraic Riccati equations -- 2.4 Positive semi-definite solutions of standard algebraic
Riccati equations -- 2.5 Hermitian discrete-time algebraic Riccati equations -- 3 Global aspects of Riccati differential and difference equations -- 3.1 Riccati differential equations and associated linear systems -- 3.2 A
representation formula -- 3.3 Flows on Graßmann manifolds: The extended Riccati differential equation -- 3.4 General representation formulae for solutions of RDE and PRDE, the time-continuous and periodic Riccati differential equation,
and dichotomy -- 3.5 A representation formula for solutions of the discrete time Riccati equation -- 3.6 Global existence results -- 4 Hermitian Riccati differential equations -- 4.1 Comparison results for HRDE -- 4.2 Monotonicity and
convexity results: A Fréchet derivative based approach -- 4.3 Convergence to the semi-stabilizing solution -- 4.4 Dependence of HRDE on a parameter -- 4.5 An existence theorem for general HRDE -- 4.6 A special property of HRDE -- 5 The
periodic Riccati equation -- 5.1 Linear periodic differential equations -- 5.2 Preliminary notation and results for linear periodic systems -- 5.3 Existence results for periodic Hermitian Riccati equations -- 5.4 Positive semi-definite
periodic equilibria of PRDE -- 6 Coupled and generalized Riccati equations -- 6.1 Some basic concepts in dynamic games -- 6.2 Non-symmetric Riccati equations in open loop Nash differential games -- 6.3 Discrete-time open loop Nash
Riccati equations -- 6.4 Non-symmetric Riccati equations in open loop Stackelberg differential games -- 6.5 Discrete-time open loop Stackelberg equations -- 6.6 Coupled Riccati equations in closed loop Nash differential games -- 6.7
Rational matrix differential equations arising in stochastic control -- 6.8 Rational matrix difference equations arising in stochastic control -- 6.9 Coupled Riccati equations in Markovian jump systems -- 7 Symmetric differential
Riccati equations: an operator based approach -- 7.1 Popov triplets: definition and equivalence -- 7.2 Associated objects -- 7.3 Associated operators -- 7.4 Existence of the stabilizing solution -- 7.5 Positivity theory and
applications -- 7.6 Differential Riccati inequalities -- 7.7 The signature condition -- 7.8 Differential Riccati theory: A Hamiltonian descriptor operator approach -- 8 Applications to Robust Control Systems -- 8.1 The Four Block
Nehari Problem -- 8.2 Disturbance Attenuation -- 9 Non-symmetric Riccati theory and applications -- 9.1 Non-symmetric Riccati theory -- 9.2 Application to open loop Nash games -- 9.3 Application to open loop Stackelberg games -- A
Appendix -- A.1 Basic facts from control theory -- A.2 The implicit function theorem -- References -- List of Figures
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Keywords: Mathematics , Science , Operator theory , Differential equations , Game theory , System theory , Education , Mathematics , Systems Theory, Control , Science, general , Popular Science in Education , Operator Theory , Ordinary Differential Equations , Game Theory, Economics, Social and Behav. Sciences
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Title:Statistical Consulting
Author(s): Javier Cabrera
Date:2002
Size:1 online resource (390 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-1-4757-3663-2
Contents:I The Methodology of Statistical Consulting -- 1 Introduction to Statistical Consulting -- 2 Communication -- 3 Methodological Aspects -- 4 A Consulting Project from A to Z -- II Case Studies -- 5 Introduction to the Case Studies -- 6
Case Studies from Group I -- 7 Case Studies from Group II -- 8 Case Studies from Group III -- 9 Additional Case Studies -- A Resources -- A.1 References -- A.2 Datasets for Case Studies in Part II -- A.3 Statistical Consulting Course
-- A.3.1 Course Description -- A.3.2 List of Topics by Week -- A.3.3 Reference List -- B Statistical Software -- B.1 SAS -- B.1.1 The SAS Setup -- B.1.2 Details on the DATA Step -- B.1.3 SAS Procedures -- B.1.4 Further Details of SAS
-- B.2 S-PLUS -- B.2.1 S-PLUS Preliminaries -- B.2.2 The S-PLUS Setup -- B.2.3 Basic S-PLUS Commands -- B.2.4 Efficient Use of S-PLUS -- B.2.5 S-PLUS Statistical Procedures -- B.2.6 S-PLUS Glossary -- C Statistical Addendum -- C.1
Univariate Distributions -- C.2 Multivariate Distributions -- C.3 Statistical Tests -- C.4 Sample Size -- References
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Keywords: Statistics , Statistics , Statistical Theory and Methods , Statistics for Life Sciences, Medicine, Health Sciences , Statistics for Business/Economics/Mathematical Finance/Insurance , Statistics for Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Chemistry and Earth Scien , Statistics for Social Science, Behavorial Science, Education, Public Policy, and
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Title:A Perspective Look at Nonlinear Media From Physics to Biology and Social Sciences
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Date:1998
Size:1 online resource (376 p.)
Note:10.1007/BFb0104950
Contents:Quantum chaos in Rydberg atoms -- Crystallization of electrons and holes -- Natural patterns in nonequilibrium systems -- Linear aspects of the Faraday instability -- On curved cellular flames -- Nonlinear flow behavior and
shear-induced structure of fluids -- Experimental study of horizontally shaken granular matter — The swelling effect -- On relaxational granular compaction -- From microscopic to macroscopic traffic models -- The modelling concept of
sociodynamics -- The morphogenesis of dictyostelium discoideum — Pattern formation in a biological excitable system -- Path optimization in chemical and biological systems on the basis of excitation waves -- BSE viewed dynamically: A
possible early cure based on passive immunization against PrPSc -- Molecular semiotic structures in the cellular immune system: Key to dynamics and spatial patterning? -- Molecular evolutionary dynamics -- The retinal spreading
depression: A model for nonlinear behavior of the brain -- An analytically solvable model of collective excitation patterns in cortical tissue -- Interaction of meandering spiral waves in active media -- Spatiotemporal patterns in a
passivating electrochemical system -- Instabilities of pollutant concentrations in the troposphere due to chemical reactions -- Hydrodynamic singularities -- Disordered structures analyzed by the theory of Markov processes --
Transition to turbulence in shear flows -- Deformation of charge density waves in quasi-one-dimensional semiconductors visualized by scanning electron microscopy -- Probing nonlinear carrier transport in semi- and superconductors via
low-temperature scanning laser microscopy -- Nonlinear spatio-temporal emission dynamics of broad area laser diodes -- Gravitational slowing down of clocks implies proportional size increase
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Keywords: Physics , Immunology , Physical chemistry , Biochemistry , Condensed matter , Physical measurements , Measurement , Physics , Condensed Matter Physics , Measurement Science and Instrumentation , Biochemistry, general , Immunology , Physical Chemistry
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Title:Quality Improvement Through Statistical Methods
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Date:1998
Size:1 online resource (442 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-1-4612-1776-3
Contents:1. Scientific Learning -- 2. Industrial Statistics and Innovation -- 3. Understanding QS-9000 With Its Preventive and Statistical Focus -- 4. A Conceptual Framework for Variation Reduction -- 5. The Role of Academic Statisticians in
Quality Improvement: Strategies of Small and Medium Sized Companies -- 6. Developing Optimal Regulation and Monitoring Strategies to Control a Continuous Petrochemical Process -- 7. Capability Indices when Tolerances are Asymmetric --
8. Robustness of On-line Control Procedures -- 9. An Application of Filtering to Statistical Process Control -- 10. Statistical Process Control and Its Applications in Korean Industries -- 11. Multivariate Statistical Process Control
of a Mineral Processing Industry -- 12. Developing Objective Strategies for Monitoring Multi-Input/Single-Output Chemical Processes -- 13. Properties of the Cpm Index for Seemingly Unstable Production Processes -- 14. Process
Capability Indices for Contaminated Bivariate Normal Population -- 15. Quality Improvements by Likelihood Ratio Methods for Surveillance -- 16. Properties of the Taguchi Capability Index for Markov Dependent Quality Characteristics --
17. Fast Model Search for Designed Experiments with Complex Aliasing -- 18. Optimal 12 Run Designs -- 19. Robustness ofD-Optimal Experimental Designs for Mixture Studies -- 20. A Bivariate Plot Useful in Selecting a Robust Design --
21. Process Optimization Through Designed Experiments: Two Case Studies -- 22. Technological Aspects of TQM -- 23. On Robust Design for Multiple Quality Characteristics -- 24. Simultaneous Optimization of Multiple Responses Using a
Weighted Desirability Function -- 25. Evaluating Statistical Methods Practiced in Two Important Areas of Quality Improvement -- 26. Applications of Generalized Linear Models in Reliability Studies for Composite Materials -- 27.
Bivariate Failure Rates in Discrete Time -- 28. A General Approach of Studying Random Environmental Models -- 29. Testing for Change Points Expressed in Terms of the Mean Residual Life Function -- 30. Empirical Bayes Procedures for
Testing the Quality and Reliability With Respect to Mean Life -- 31. On a Test of Independence in a Multivariate Exponential Distribution -- 32. Random Walk Approximation of Confidence Intervals -- 33. A Study of Quality Costs in a
Multicomponent and Low Volume Products Automated Manufacturing System -- 34. Estimating Dose Response Curves -- 35. On the Quality of Preterm Infants Formula and the Longitudinal Change in Mineral Contents in Human Milk
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Keywords: Mathematics , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Game theory , Operations research , Management science , Mathematics , Applications of Mathematics , Operations Research, Management Science , Game Theory, Economics, Social and Behav. Sciences
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Title:Explaining Technical Change in a Small Country The Finnish National Innovation System
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Size:1 online resource (215 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-642-95913-4
Contents:1 Outlines of the Finnish Innovation System: The Institutional Setup and Performance -- 2 Pecularities of Social and Technological Change in the Finnish Society -- 3 The Social Infrastructure of Innovation in Finland -- 4 Growth and
Technical Change in Finland: The Role of Collective Sharing of Economic Risks -- 5 The Role of Firms in Technological Change — A Company View -- 6 Comparing National Systems of Innovation. The Case of Finland, Denmark and Sweden -- 7
Technological Systems and Economic Growth: Comparing Finland, Sweden, Japan, and the United States -- 8 Characteristics of Technology Policy in Finland -- 9 Comment on Tarmo Lemola’s Article -- 10 The Rigidities and Potential of a
National Innovation System
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Keywords: Physics , Business , Management science , Science , International economics , Economic policy , Physics , Societal Aspects of Physics , Business and Management, general , International Economics , R & D/Technology Policy
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Title:Information Systems and Data Analysis Prospects — Foundations — Applications
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Date:1994
Size:1 online resource (463 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-642-46808-7
Contents:I: Information Processing, Classification-Based Approaches, Linguistic and Conceptual Analysis -- Learning and Case-Based Reasoning -- Induction and Case-Based Reasoning for Classification Tasks -- Symbolic Learning and
Nearest-Neighbor Classification -- Nonstandard Concepts of Similarity in Case-Based Reasoning -- Learning from Cases for Classification Problem Solving -- Approaches Based on Linguistic Analysis -- Methods of Phoneticizing in Regard to
Spelling Variants of Medical Phrases -- Disambiguating Lexical Meaning: Conceptual meta-modelling as a means of controlling semantic language analysis -- Information Retrieval Using Conceptual Representations of Phrases -- Information
Processing and Design of Information Systems -- Communication in Distributed Heterogenous Systems -- Prerequisites and Development Perspectives for Information Processing in the Social Sciences -- Aspects of Coupling Logic Programming
and Databases -- Processing Scientific Networks in Bibliographic Databases -- Object-Oriented Systems Analysis Applied to the Method Component of a Knowledge-Based System for Data Analysis -- Classification Based Query Evaluation in
Knowledge Base Systems -- Uncertainity and Neural Networks -- Neural Networks: Architectures, Learning and Performance -- Reasoning with Uncertainty in Diagnostic Systems -- Conceptual Approaches -- Der klassische und der moderne
Begriff des Begriffs. Gedanken zur Geschichte der Begriffsbildung in den exakten Wissenschaften -- Ideas of Algebraic Concept Analysis -- Conceptual Structures in Mathematical Logic and Their Formal Representation -- II: Mathematical
and Statistical Methods for Classification and Data Analysis -- Clustering and Discrimination -- Three-Mode Hierarchical Cluster Analysis of Three-Way Three-Mode Data -- The Testing of Data Structures with Graph-Theoretical Models --
Geometric Approach to Evaluating Probabilities of Correct Classification into two Gaussian or Spherical Categories -- Jackknife Estimates of Similarity Coefficients Obtained from Quadrat Sampling of Species -- Clustering Techniques in
the Computing Environment XploRe -- On the Application of Discriminant Analysis in Medical Diagnostics -- Similarity Searching in Databases of Three-Dimensional Chemical Structures -- Feature Generation and Classification of Time
Series -- Data Analysis Methods -- TRIPAT: a Model for Analyzing Three-Mode Binary Data -- Block-relaxation Algorithms in Statistics -- Multidimensional Scaling with lp-Distances, a Unifying Approach -- Universal Optimality of Rank
Constrained Matrix Approximation -- The Analysis of Spatial Data from Marine Ecosystems -- Automatic Decomposition of Lattice Data including Missing Values and Boundaries -- III: Genome and Molecular Sequence Analysis -- Classification
and Data Analysis in Genome Projects: Some Aspects of Mapping, Alignment and Tree Reconstruction -- Multiple Alignment of Protein Sequences and Construction of Evolutionary Trees based on Amino Acid Properties — an Algebraic Approach
-- How to Deal With Third Codon Positions in Phylogenetic Analysis -- Machine Learning for Protein Structure Prediction -- A Parallel-Processor Implementation of an Algorithm to Delineate Distantly Related Protein Sequences using
Conserved Motifs and Neural Networks -- IV: Applied Data Analysis in Special Fields -- Economy and Marketing -- Knowledge-Based Selection and Application of Quantitative Models of Consumer Behavior -- Goodwill towards Domestic Products
as Segmentation Criterion: An Empirical Study within the Scope of Research on Country-of-Origin Effects -- Archeology -- Merovingian Glass Beads: An Essay of Classification -- Screening in Medicine -- Statistical Measures to Quantify
the Benefit from Screening: a Case Study on Cholesterol Screening -- Evaluation of Screening in Case-Control Studies: an Alternative to Randomized Controlled Trials? -- List of Authors
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Keywords: Health informatics , Computer science , Bioinformatics , Computational biology , Probabilities , Statistics , Economic theory , Economics , Economic Theory/Quantitative Economics/Mathematical Methods , Mathematics of Computing , Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes , Statistics for Business/Economics/Mathematical Finance/Insurance , Health Informatics , Computer Appl. in Life Sciences
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Title:Interdisciplinary Approaches to Nonlinear Complex Systems
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Date:1993
Size:1 online resource (237 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-3-642-51030-4
Contents:I General Aspects of Complex Systems -- Synergetics as a Strategy to Cope with Complex Systems -- Evolution, Creativity and Intelligence in Complex Systems -- Philosophical Foundations of Nonlinear Complex Systems -- II Mathematical
Models of Populations and Societies -- Diversity and Collective Action -- On the Application of Synergetics to Social Systems -- Emergent Behavior in Insect Societies: Global Oscillations, Chaos and Computation -- Collective Dynamics
in Models of Communicating Populations -- III Complex Systems in Social Sciences and Psychology -- From Social Engineering to Synergetics On Metaphors Models and Reality -- Social Order. From Individual Activity to Functional
Cooperation -- The Significance of Nonlinear Phenomena for the Investigation of Cognitive Systems -- Pattern Formation in Complex Cognitive Processes -- IV Complex Systems in Biology, Physiology and Ecology -- Modelling Pattern
Formation in Ecological Systems -- Characterization of Temporal and Spatio-temporal Chaos -- Attractor-Ruled Dynamics in Neurobiology: Does it Exist? Can it be Measured? -- Synergetics of Blood Movement Through Microvascular Networks:
Causes and Consequences of Nonlinear Pressure-Flow Relationships -- Index of Contributors
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Keywords: Physics , Chemistry, Physical and theoretical , Computer science , Biomathematics , Statistical physics , Dynamical systems , Statistics , Economics , Management science , Physics , Statistical Physics, Dynamical Systems and Complexity , Economics, general , Theoretical and Computational Chemistry , Statistics for Life Sciences, Medicine, Health Sciences , Computer Science, general , Mathematical and Computational Biology
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Title:Conceptual and Numerical Analysis of Data Proceedings of the 13th Conference of the Gesellschaft für Klassifikation e. V., University of Augsburg, April 10–12, 1989
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Date:1989
Size:1 online resource (530 p.)
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Contents:Section 1: Data Analysis and Classification: Basic Concepts and Methods -- Robustness of Estimation Methods against Small Sample Sizes and Nonnormality in Confirmatory Factor Analysis Models -- Probabilistic Aspects in Cluster
Analysis -- Symbolic Cluster Analysis -- Analysis of Nonnormal Longitudinal Data with Generalized Linear Models -- Cluster Methods for Qualitative Data -- On Testing for and against Inequality Restrictions -- Evaluation of a Survey
with Methods of Formal Concept Analysis -- A New Modification of the Rand Index for Comparing Partitions -- Relations between Models for Three-Way Factor Analysis and Multidimensional Scaling -- Algorithms in Multidimensional Scaling
-- Extensions of Correspondence Analysis for the Statistical Exploration of Multidimensional Contingency Tables -- Numerical Classification of Biased Estimators -- An Agglomerative Algorithm of Overlapping Clustering -- Isotonic
Regression — For a Monotone Index on a Hierarchy -- On the Interpretation of Median Relations -- Least Squares Approximation of Additive Trees -- Geometric Representation of Concept Lattices -- On Properties of Additive Tree Algorithms
-- Section 2: Applications in Library Sciences, Documentation and Information Sciences -- Knowledge Structures and Knowledge Representation: Psychological Models of Conceptual Order -- Qualitative and Numerical Data in a
Three-dimensional System -- New Concepts and Terms During the French Revolution. A Classification of the Neologisms According to their Origin -- Einige sprachliche Probleme bei der Arbeit an einer Klassifikation und deren Registern --
Data Analysis in Literary Studies -- Have Very Large Data Bases Methodological Relevance? -- Priority-Based Classification of Available Information — An Important Aspect of Future User Interfaces -- Section 3: Applications in Economics
and Social Sciences -- Computer-Based and Quantitative Methods in Market Research -- Sample Techniques Used in Marketing Research -- Generalized Latent Class Analysis: A New Methodology for Market Structure Analysis -- The Use of the
Logical Programming Language PROLOG as a Classification Method -- Classification and Selection of Consumer Purchase Behaviour Models -- Towards a New Socioeconomic Classification Scheme for Farm Households Using a Cluster Analysis
Technique -- Identification of Multiple Criteria Decision Making -- Explorative Data Analysis and Macroeconomics -- A Microeconometric Study of Travelling Behaviour -- Inference Techniques in Decision Support Systems — Comparison and
Example from Data Analysis -- Section 4: Applications in Natural Sciences and Computer Sciences -- The Classification of Organisms — The Hurdle of Homology — -- Limits in the Reconstruction of Phylogenetic Trees Exemplified with 5S
rRNA Sequences -- The Concept of Information in Computer Science -- Exploring Homologous tRNA Sequence Data: Positional Mutation Rates and Genetic Distance -- Nucleotide Sequence Analysis of Conserved Genes from Bacteria -- An Analysis
of Throughput Measurements on a Computer Network -- AC-Characteristics and the Pass/Fail Performance of a Memory Chip -- Authors
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Keywords: Statistics , Operations research , Decision making , Data structures (Computer science) , Economic theory , Statistics , Statistics for Business/Economics/Mathematical Finance/Insurance , Operation Research/Decision Theory , Data Structures , Economic Theory/Quantitative Economics/Mathematical Methods
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Title:Bifurcation Analysis Principles, Applications and Synthesis
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Date:1985
Size:1 online resource (260 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-94-009-6239-2
Contents:A. Principles -- Self-Organisation in Non-Equilibrium Systems: Towards a Dynamics of Complexity -- Bifurcation Phenomena. A Short Introductory Tutorial with Examples -- Bifurcation and Choice Behaviour in Complex Systems -- B.
Applications -- Some Remarks on the Nature of Structure and Metabolism in Living Matter -- The Analysis of Bifurcation Phenomena Associated with the Evolution of Urban Spatial Structure -- Bifurcation Sets — An Application to Urban
Economics -- Nerves and Switches in Conflict Control Systems -- Bifurcation as a Model of Description — A Means of Making the Historiography of Philosophy More Historical? -- Space and Order Looked at Critically. Non-Comparability and
Procedural Substantivism in History and the Social Sciences -- C. Synthesis -- Symmetry, Bifurcation and Pattern Formation -- Synergetic and Resonance Aspects of Interdisciplinary Research -- Bifurcation: Implications of the Concept
for the Study of Organisations
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Keywords: Mathematics , Applied mathematics , Engineering mathematics , Economic theory , Regional economics , Spatial economics , Mathematics , Applications of Mathematics , Regional/Spatial Science , Economic Theory/Quantitative Economics/Mathematical Methods
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Title:Graphs and Order The Role of Graphs in the Theory of Ordered Sets and Its Applications
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Date:1985
Size:1 online resource (816 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-94-009-5315-4
Contents:I. Graph Representations -- Comparability graphs -- Algorithmic aspects of comparability graphs and interval graphs -- The diagram -- II. Scheduling, Searching and Sorting -- The information theoretic bound for problems on ordered
sets and graphs -- Sorting and graphs -- A graph-theoretic approach to the jump-number problem -- Acyclic subdigraphs and linear orderings: polytopes, facets, and a cutting plane algorithm -- III. Extremal Orders -- Parameters of
partial orders and graphs: packing, covering and representation -- Graphs and orders in Ramsey theory and in dimension theory -- Ordered ranked posets, representations of integers and inequalities from extremal poset problems -- IV.
Social Sciences -- Issues in the theory of uniqueness in measurement -- V. Decomposition -- Path-partitions in directed graphs and posets -- VI. Recursion -- Recursion theoretic aspects of graphs and orders -- VII. Well-Quasi-Ordering
-- Basic wqo- and bqo-theory -- Applications of well quasi-ordering and better quasi-ordering -- VIII. Problem Sessions -- Enumeration -- The diagram -- Ramsey theory -- Sorting, scheduling, computing, operations research, and social
science -- Structure theories -- Infinite sets and infinite graphs -- Souvenir session -- Order-preserving and edge-preserving maps -- Miscellaneous -- IX. A Bibliography -- X. Index
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Keywords: Mathematics , Computer science , Algebra , Ordered algebraic structures , Mathematics , Order, Lattices, Ordered Algebraic Structures , Discrete Mathematics in Computer Science
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Title:Intelligence and Learning
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Date:1981
Size:1 online resource (624 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-1-4684-1083-9
Contents:Section 1. Introduction -- 1. Introduction and Overview -- 2. Intelligence and Learning -- 3. Recent Issues in the Developmental Approach to Mental Retardation -- 4. Reaction Time and Intelligence -- 5. Intelligence and Learning:
Specific and General Handicap -- Section 2. The Nature of Intelligence — Symposium -- 6. The Nature of Intelligence -- 7. The Primary Mental Ability -- 8. Genetic Differences in “g” and Real Life -- Section 3. The Nature of
Intelligence — Papers -- 9. Physiological Evidence that Demand for Processing Capacity Varies with Intelligence -- 10. Closure Factors: Evidence for Different Modes of Processing -- 11. Test Structure and Cognitive Style -- 12.
Intelligence and the Orienting Reflex -- Section 4. Individual Variability and Intelligence -- 13. Individual Differences in Memory Span -- 14. Towards a Symbiosis of Cognitive Psychology and Psychometrics -- 15. Development and
Modifiability of Adult Intellectual 169 Performance: An Examination of Cognitive Intervention in Later Adulthood -- 16. The Relationship Between Memory Span and Processing Speed -- Section 5. Piagetian Approaches -- 17. Cognitive
Mechanisms and Training -- 18. Training and Logic: Comment on Magali Bovet’s Paper -- 19. The Role of Social Experience in Cognitive Development -- 20. Knowledge Development and Memory Performance -- 21. Reasoning and Problem Solving
in Young Children -- 22. Logical Competence in Infancy: Object Percept or Object Concept? -- Section 6. Piaget and Development -- 23. Piagetian Perspective in Draw-A-House Tree Task: A Longitudinal Study of the Drawings of Rural
Children -- 24. Metacognition and Intelligence Theory -- 25. Adaptation to Equilibration: A More Complex Model of the Applications of Piaget’s Theory to Early Childhood Education -- 26. A Model of Cognitive Development -- 27. The Use
of a Piagetian Analysis of Infant Development to Predict Cognitive and Language Development at Two Years -- Section 7. Cognitive Psychological Analyses -- 28. Testing Process Theories of Intelligence -- 29. Coding and Planning
Processes -- 30. Process Theories: Form or Substance? A Discussion of the Papers by Butterfield, Das Jarman -- Section 8. Intelligence and Cognitive Processes -- 31. Toward a Unified Componential Theory of Human Intelligence: I. Fluid
Ability -- 32. Toward a Theory of Aptitude for Learning: I. Fluid and Crystallized Abilities and their Correlates -- Section 9. Reading Processes -- 33. Comparison of Reading and Spelling Strategies in Normal and Reading Disabled
Children -- 34. Active Perceiving and the Reflection-Impulsivity Dimension -- 35. Cognitive Strategies in Relation to Reading Disability -- 36. Comparative Efficacy of Group Therapy and Remedial Reading with Reading Disabled Children
-- 37. Coding Strategies and Reading Comprehension -- Section 10. Cross-Cultural Approaches -- 38. Cultural Systems and Cognitive Styles -- 39. Culture, Cognitive Tests and Cognitive Models: Pursuing Cognitive Universals by Testing
Across Cultures -- Section 11. Individual Differences and Cognition -- 40. Human Ageing and Disturbances of Memory Control Processes Underlying “Intelligent” Performance of Some Cognitive Tasks -- 41. Ability Factors and the Speed of
Information Processing -- 42. The Design of a Robot Mind: A Theoretical Approach To Issues In Intelligence -- 43. Cognitive Psychology and Psychometric Theory -- Section 12. Mental Retardation and Learing Disabilities -- 44. A
Comparison of Psychometric and Piagetian Assessments of Symbolic Functioning in Down’s Syndrome Children -- 45. A Comparison of the Conservation Acquisition of Mentally Retarded and Nonretarded Children -- 46. Generalization of a
Rehearsal Strategy in Mildly Retarded Children -- 47. Cognitive Processing in Learning Disabled and Normally Achieving Boys in a Goal-Oriented Task -- 48. Home Environment, Cognitive Processes, and Intelligence: A Path Analysis --
Section 13. Pathology of Intelligence -- 49. Inducing Flexible Thinking: The Problem of Access -- 50. Hemispheric Intelligence: The Case of the Raven Progressive Matrices -- Section 14. Intellectual Abilities -- 51. Individual
Differences in the Patterning of Curves of D.Q. and I.Q. Scores from 6 months to 17 Years -- 52. The Social Ecology of Intelligence in the British Isles, France and Spain -- 53. Verbal Ability, Attention, and Automaticity -- 54.
Ability and Strategy Differences in Map Learning -- Section 15. Information Processing -- 55. Information Processing — “Old Wine In New Bottles” or A Challenge to the Psychology of Learning and Intelligence? -- 56. General Intelligence
and Mental Speed: Their Relationship and Development -- 57. Presentation Mode and Organisational Strategies in Young Children’s Free Recall -- 58. Qualitative and Quantitative Aspects in the Development of Proportional Reasoning --
Name Index
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Title:Applied General Systems Research Recent Developments and Trends
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Date:1978
Size:1 online resource (1001 p.)
Note:10.1007/978-1-4757-0555-3
Contents:Conceptual and Methodological Foundations of General Systems Research -- Progress in General Systems Research -- Linkage Propositions between Fifty Principal Systems Concepts -- A Problem-Solving Basis for General Systems Research --
Systems Theoretic Description: A Vehicle for Reconciling Diverse Modelling Concepts -- On Being Autonomous: The Lessons of Natural History for Systems Theory -- The Complexity Race -- General System Identification — Fundamentals and
Results -- Constraint Analysis in Structure Modelling: A Probabilistic Approach -- Structure Modelling: A Constraint (Information) Analytic Approach -- On Structure Identification of Discrete Time Systems -- Metasystem Identification:
A Procedure for Detection and Structural Composition in Time Dependent Systems -- Exploring, Modelling, and Controlling Discrete Sequential Environments -- Managing Complex Systems: An Application of Ensemble Methods in System Theory
-- The Evolution of Organization -- A Mathematical Foundation for System Synthesis -- On the Decomposition of General Systems: Simulation by Coupling Quotients -- Some Esomathematical Uses of Category Theory -- A Categorical Approach
to General Systems -- Systems as Bimodules -- Lattices of Controllable and Observable Spaces -- Results of Empirical Studies in Fuzzy Set Theory -- Building Fuzzy Systems Models -- Basic Cyclic Relators as a Description of
Multi-Levelled Systems -- Mobile Systems: Survey -- System Dynamics Versus Econometrics—An Approach for Synthesis -- Absolute Stability of General Systems -- Asymptoticity in General Systems -- Normed Networks: Their Mathematical
Theory and Applicability -- The Role of the Observer in Uniform Systems -- The Nature of Fundamentals, Applied to the Fundamentals of Nature -- The Whole and the Simultaneous -- Ego Development Through Induced Programming --
Structurally Invariant Linear Models of Structurally Varying Linear Systems -- Stability and Eigenvalue Monotonicity of Linear Systems -- New Approaches to Reduction of Computational Complexity in Signal Processing Systems -- Synthesis
of Complex Control Objects as an Integrated System -- Advances of General Systems Research in Biological Sciences -- Biology and Systems Research: An Overview -- Biological Systems Theory: Descriptive and Constructive Complementarity
-- Some Analogies of Hierarchical Order in Biology and Linguistics -- Functional Hierarchies in the Brain -- Controlled Markov Chain Models for Biological Hierarchies -- Succinct Representation in Neural Nets and General Systems -- A
Matrix Algebra for Neural Nets -- Stability of General Systems in Biological, Physical and Social Sciences -- The Structural-Functional Analysis of Interbehavioral Systems -- Some Aspects of Analysis Cancer Problems by Means of Control
Theory -- The Inverse Problem: Computational Algorithms and Their Efficiency with Applications to a Model of the Calvin Photosynthesis Cycle -- Could a Model for the Regulation of ago-Antagonistic Couples Be Related to Various Types of
Concrete Systems? -- Optimal Ventilation of Critically Ill Patients -- Impact of General Systems Research On the Social Sciences -- Systems Research and Social Sciences -- Social System Evolution and Sociobiology -- General Systems
Methodology and Political Science -- Systems-Methodology in Management: An Adaptive Procedure for Organic Problem-Solving -- A Managerial Problem Solving Methodology (MPSM) -- A Dynamic Model for Society -- Understanding
Supra-Institutional Problems: Systems Lessons Drawn from an Application of the Checkland Methodology -- Multi-Organisational Strategies: An Analytical Framework and Case -- An Open-System Model of the Corporation -- A Production
Planning System Dynamics -- Analysis of Investment in Technology Development and Systems with Variable Structure -- General Systems: A Tool for the Evaluation of the Firm’s Potential as a Result of Changes in its P-M Posture -- Dynamic
Control of Hierarchical Public Systems -- The Meaning of Failure as Applied to Human Systems: Characteristics for a Fourth Generation of Systems Methodologies -- A Model of the Environment of Organizations: Theory and Evidence of
Regulating “Jumpy” F-Sets -- System Modeling in Space -- Social Networks and Inter-Systemic Decision-Making -- Two Separate Realities: Dyadic Communication Problems Resulting from Interpersonal Differences in Internal Complexity --
Evolution Strategy and Social Sciences -- A Systems Framework for Library Analysis -- Toward a Siggs Characterization of Epistemic Properties of Educational Design -- A Curriculum for General Systems Education -- Adverse Views to
General Systems Research -- Adverse Notes on Systems Theory -- On the Limitations of General Systems Theory in Systems Engineering -- The Limitations of Applied Systems Research
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Title:Evaluating New Telecommunications Services
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Date:1978
Size:1 online resource (784p p.)
Note:10.1007/978-1-4757-0175-3
Contents:Section 1 Overview of Research Issues -- User Research and Demand Research: What’s the Use? -- Technology and Structures — Man and Machine -- The Role of Telecommunications Policy Analysis in Service Planning -- Communications Policy
— The Need for Research -- Section 2 Public Services: The Delivery of Health Care -- The “Patient Trajectory”: A Modeling Tool for Planning and Evaluating Rural Telemedicine Systems -- Telehealth Care in Canada -- A Methodology for
Design of Advanced Technology-based Health Care Systems in Developing Countries -- Section 3 Public Services: Education and Community -- Educational Experiments with the Communications Technology Satellite: A Memo from Evaluators to
Planners -- Evaluations of Interactive Tele-education in the Public Service Commission -- Open Choice — New Communication Systems and Applications at the British Open University -- Serial Experimentation for the Management and
Evaluation of Communications Systems -- The Development of Two-way Cable Television: Applications for the Community -- Beyond Statistics -- Section 4 Information Services -- The Impact of Telecommunications Technologies on Informal
Communication in Science and Engineering — Research Needs and Opportunities -- Scientific Communication and Knowledge Representation -- Communications Aspects of Euronet -- Problems in Forecasting the Price and Demand for On-Line
Information Services -- The Economics and Cost Benefit of Analysis Services — The Case of Information Analysis Centers -- Technology Assessment and Idealized Design -- Section 5 Teleconferencing and Computer Conferencing -- Use and
Traffic Characteristics of Teleconferencing for Business -- Evaluation of the Potential Market for Various Future Communication Modes via an Analysis of Communication Flow Characteristics -- Learning the Limits of Teleconferencing:
Design of a Teleconference Tutorial -- Interpersonal Teleconferencing in an Organizational Context -- Organizational Communication Behavior: Description and Prediction -- Measuring the Dimensions of Interpersonal Communication --
Computer Assisted Communication in a Directorate of the Canadian Federal Government — A Pilot Study -- Exploiting the Tele- in Teleconferencing -- Section 6 New Services -- Bell System Visual Communications Systems -- The Swedish
Market for a Public Switched Multi-Purpose Broadband Network -- A Possible European System for Teleconferencing via Satellite -- Viewdata Networks -- Computerized Conferencing: A Review and Statement of Issues -- Section 7 The
Information Society -- Information Technology and Society -- Information and Communication: Is There A System? -- Information, Energy and Labour Force -- Electronic Funds Transfer in Perspective -- Section 8 Design and Planning -- The
Design of the Designing Community -- The Utility of Social Experimentation in Policy Research -- New Telecommunications Services and Regional Development: Approaches to Experimentation and Planning -- Planning Exploratory Trials of New
Interpersonal Telecommunications -- Concluding Discussion -- Policy -- Methodology
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Title:The master algorithm: How the quest for the ultimate learning machine will remake our world
Author(s): Pedro Domingos
Date:2015
Publisher:Basic Books
Size:352 p.
ISBN:9780465065707
Keywords: Knowledge representation (Information theory) , Artificial intelligence Social aspects. , Artificial intelligence Philosophy. , Cognitive science Mathematics. , Algorithms.
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Title:The Boundaries of the New Frontier : Rhetoric and Communication at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Author(s): Joanna S. Ploeger
Date:2009
Publisher:University of South Carolina Press
ISBN:9781570038082
Series:Studies in Rhetoric/Communicaitons
Keywords: Communication in Science - Illinois, Batavia , Research - Social Aspects , Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory - Public Relations
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Title:Voodoo science : the road from foolishness to fraud
Author(s): Robert L. Park
Date:2000
Publisher:Oxford University Press, New York
Size:230
ISBN:0195135156
Keywords: Science Social aspects United States.
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Title:Science as practice and culture
Author(s): Andrew Pickering
Date:1992
Publisher:University of Chicago Press, Chicago
Size:474
ISBN:0226668002
Keywords: Science Social aspects.
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Title:Knocking on heaven's door: How physics and scientific thinking illuminate the universe and the modern world
Author(s): Lisa Randall
Date:2011
Publisher:New York : Ecco
ISBN:9780061723728
Keywords: Science Social aspects. , Physics Social aspects. , SCIENCE / Physics
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Title:Higher superstition : the academic left and its quarrels with science
Author(s): Paul R. Gross
N. Levitt
Date:1994
Publisher:Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore
Size:314
ISBN:0801847664
Keywords: Science Social aspects.
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Title:The meaning of it all : thoughts of a citizen scientist
Author(s): Richard Phillips Feynman
Date:1998
Publisher:Perseus Books, Reading, Mass
Size:133
ISBN:0201360802
Series:Helix books 473
Keywords: Science Social aspects
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Title:The pleasure of finding things out : the best short works of Richard P. Feynman
Author(s): Richard Phillips Feynman
Jeffrey Robbins
Date:1999
Publisher:Perseus Books, Cambridge, Mass
Size:270
ISBN:0738201081
Series:Helix books 478
Keywords: Science Social aspects
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Title:Scientists in power
Author(s): Spencer R. Weart
Date:1979
Publisher:Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press
Size:343 p
ISBN:0674795156
Keywords: Science History. , Physics History. , Nuclear energy France History. , Nuclear energy Social aspects History. , Science History. , Physics History. , Nuclear energy France History. , Nuclear energy Social aspects History.
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Title:How to change minds about our changing climate: let science do the talking the next time someone tries to tell you ...
Author(s): Seth B. Darling
Douglas L. Sisterson
(Fermilab Colloquium Speaker)
Date:2014
Publisher:The Experiment
Size:200 p
ISBN:9781615192236
Keywords: Climatic changes, Social aspects. , Global warming, Social aspects.
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Title:The perfect theory A century of geniuses and the battle over general relativity
Author(s): Pedro G. Ferreira
Date:2014
Publisher:Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Size:288 p
Contents:Prologue -- If a Person Falls Freely -- The Most Valuable Discovery -- Correct Mathematics, Abominable Physics -- Collapsing Stars -- Completely Cuckoo -- Radio Days -- Wheelerisms -- Singularities -- Unification Woes -- Seeing Gravity -- The Dark Uni verse -- The End of Spacetime -- A Spectacular Extrapolation -- Something Is Going to Happen.
ISBN:9780547554891
Keywords: General relativity (Physics) History 20th century. , Physicists Biography. , Physics History 20th century. , Science Social aspects History 20th century. , Science and civilization History 20th century.
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Title:A universe from nothing Why there is something rather than nothing
Author(s): Lawrence Maxwell Krauss
Date:2012
Publisher:New York : Free Press
Size:202 p.
Contents:A cosmic mystery story : beginnings -- A cosmic mystery story : weighing the universe -- Light from the beginning of time -- Much ado about nothing -- The runaway universe -- The free lunch at the end of the universe -- Our miserable future -- A grand accident? -- Nothing is something -- Nothing is unstable -- Brave new worlds
ISBN:9781451624458
Keywords: Cosmology. , Beginning. , End of the universe. , SCIENCE / Physics , SCIENCE / Cosmology , SCIENCE / Philosophy & Social Aspects
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Title:In search of the true universe: The tools, shaping, and cost of cosmological thought
Author(s): Martin Harwit
Size:393 p.
Contents:The 19th century's last five years -- Part I. The import of theoretical tools. An overview, Conclusions based on principles, Conclusions based on a premise, Conclusions based on calculations, Asking the right questions, accepting limited answers -- Part II. A national plan shaping the universe we perceive. A new order and the new universe it produced, Where did the chemical elements arise?, Landscapes, The evolution of astrophysical theory after 1960, Turmoils of leadership, Cascades and shocks that shape astrophysics, Astrophysical discourse and persuasion -- Part III. The cost of discerning the true universe. Organization and functioning of the astronomical community, Language and astrophysical stability, An economically viable astronomical program.
ISBN:9781107044067
Keywords: Astronomy History 20th century. , Science and state History 20th century. , Astronomy Social aspects History 20th century.
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