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Identities and Social Change in Britain since 1940: The Politics of Method

Mike Savage

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199587650
eISBN:
9780191740626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587650.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This book examines how, between 1940 and 1970, British society was marked by the imprint of the academic social sciences in profound ways that have an enduring legacy on how we see ourselves, ... More


The Opportunities and Challenges of Citizen Science as a Tool for Ecological Research

Caren B. Cooper, Wesley M. Hochachka, and André A. Dhondt

in Citizen Science: Public Participation in Environmental Research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449116
eISBN:
9780801463952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449116.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter discusses the opportunities and challenges of citizen science as a tool for undertaking ecological research. Before assessing the potential for large-scale citizen science to advance our ... More


Widening the Circle of Investigation: The Interface between Citizen Science and Landscape Ecology

Benjamin Zuckerberg and Kevin Mcgarigal

in Citizen Science: Public Participation in Environmental Research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449116
eISBN:
9780801463952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449116.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter focuses on the connection between citizen science and landscape ecology and how it can widen the circle of scientific research across space and time. It first explains how citizen ... More


Using Data Mining to Discover Biological Patterns in Citizen Science Observations

Daniel Fink and Wesley M. Hochachka

in Citizen Science: Public Participation in Environmental Research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449116
eISBN:
9780801463952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449116.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter focuses on the use of data mining to discover biological patterns in citizen science observations. In particular, it describes a set of statistical tools designed to take advantage of ... More


Cognitive Considerations in the Development of Citizen Science Projects

Rebecca C. Jordan, Joan G. Ehrenfeld, Steven A. Gray, Wesley R. Brooks, David V. Howe, and Cindy E. Hmelo-Silver

in Citizen Science: Public Participation in Environmental Research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449116
eISBN:
9780801463952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449116.003.0012
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter discusses cognitive considerations that need to be taken into account in the development of citizen science projects. It first looks at a research project with combined research and ... More


Data-Centric Biology: A Philosophical Study

Sabina Leonelli

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226416335
eISBN:
9780226416502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226416502.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The convergence of new technologies for the production, dissemination and analysis of scientific data and new regulatory regimes has provoked a reshuffling of priorities in research practices and ... More


Introduction

Sabina Leonelli

in Data-Centric Biology: A Philosophical Study

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226416335
eISBN:
9780226416502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226416502.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Summary of the argument, background, methods and approach as "philosophy of science in practice". The introduction articulates what is revolutionary and novel about the current turn to "data-centric ... More


Conclusion

Sabina Leonelli

in Data-Centric Biology: A Philosophical Study

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226416335
eISBN:
9780226416502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226416502.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The conclusion summarises the arguments within the book. I defend the idea that data-centrism brings new salience to aspects of scientific practice which have always been vital to successful ... More


Impact of Analytics and Big Data on Corporate Culture and Recruitment

Russell Walker

in From Big Data to Big Profits: Success with Data and Analytics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199378326
eISBN:
9780199378340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378326.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the emergence of the Data Science function and the considerations in developing such a function in a firm. Also presented are insights on how firms can best recruit and retain ... More


Visual Analytics as Artful Revelation

Catelijne Coopmans

in Representation in Scientific Practice Revisited

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262525381
eISBN:
9780262319157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262525381.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter explores how relations between seeing and knowing are articulated in efforts to promote “visual analytics”: the practice of extracting insights from large datasets with the help of ... More


Commons at the Intersection of Peer Production, Citizen Science, and Big Data:: Galaxy Zoo

Michael J. Madison

in Governing Knowledge Commons

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199972036
eISBN:
9780199361908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199972036.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter applies the knowledge commons research framework to research in modern astronomy. The case that it examines, Galaxy Zoo, is a leading example simultaneously of a successful global ... More


From Big Data to Big Profits: Success with Data and Analytics

Russell Walker

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199378326
eISBN:
9780199378340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378326.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book examines the technological, operational, and market transformations underway that are driving how Big Data is perceived and monetized in the post-Internet era. The digitization of business ... More


Life Out of Sequence: A Data-Driven History of Bioinformatics

Hallam Stevens

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226080178
eISBN:
9780226080345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226080345.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

During the last thirty years, computers have come to play an increasingly important role in biological work. Especially in the new ‘omic’ disciplines, biologists are as likely to be found in front of ... More


Statistical thinking in a data science course

Andrew Gelman and Deborah Nolan

in Teaching Statistics: A Bag of Tricks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198785699
eISBN:
9780191827518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785699.003.0021
Subject:
Mathematics, Educational Mathematics

In this chapter, we describe the philosophy, goals, syllabus, and activities for a course that we have developed in data science course. In this course we integrate topics from computing, statistics, ... More


Introduction

Elad Yom-Tov

in Crowdsourced Health: How What You Do on the Internet Will Improve Medicine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034500
eISBN:
9780262334808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034500.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Internet data closely mirrors our activities both online and offline. Because of this, it can be utilized to change how medical research is done, and has already begun doing so. Gaining insights from ... More


Multilayer Networks: Structure and Function

Ginestra Bianconi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198753919
eISBN:
9780191815676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753919.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Multilayer networks are formed by several networks that interact with each other and co-evolve. Multilayer networks include social networks, financial markets, transportation systems, infrastructures ... More


Innovations in Objectively Measuring Corruption in Public Procurement

Mihály Fazekas, Luciana Cingolani, and Bence Tóth

in Governance Indicators: Approaches, Progress, Promise

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198817062
eISBN:
9780191858680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817062.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

While there is continued interest in measuring governance, disagreement on how best to do so has only grown over time. To provide pointers at innovative and rigorous indicator building, this chapter ... More


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