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A Discussion of Semi-Supervised Learning and Transduction

Chapelle Olivier, Schölkopf Bernhard, and Zien Alexander

in Semi-Supervised Learning

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033589
eISBN:
9780262255899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033589.003.0025
Subject:
Computer Science, Machine Learning

This chapter presents a fictitious discussion inspired by real discussions between the editors of this book and a number of people, including Vladimir Vapnik. It involves three researchers; for ... More


2.2 The New e-Research

David De Roure

in World Wide Research: Reshaping the Sciences and Humanities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014397
eISBN:
9780262272087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014397.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Researchers of so-called big science try to cope with enormous amounts of data produced by new experimental techniques and data-capture technologies by harnessing large-scale computational and data ... More


9.1 The Agenda-Setting Role of e-Research

Paul Wouters

in World Wide Research: Reshaping the Sciences and Humanities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014397
eISBN:
9780262272087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014397.003.0031
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

A complex institutional and intellectual arrangement shapes the agenda of publicly funded scholarly and scientific research. Given the potential of e-Research to alter the landscape dramatically of ... More


“Undermining” Environmental Health: “Madness,” Struggles for Clean Water, and the Challenges of Intervention

Anna Lora-Wainwright

in Resigned Activism: Living with Pollution in Rural China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036320
eISBN:
9780262341097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036320.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Chapter 4 describes the diachronic evolution of lead and zinc mining in Qiancun village and its effects. Mining entrenched socio-economic stratification and caused shifting and uneven environmental ... More


Conclusion

Anna Lora-Wainwright

in Resigned Activism: Living with Pollution in Rural China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036320
eISBN:
9780262341097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036320.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The conclusion draws comparisons across the three sites and it highlights common dynamics and processes, such as the normalisation of pollution, moulding of new parameters of health and new ... More


The Informatics of Diabetes: A Research Agenda for the Socially and Institutionally Sensitive Use of Information Technology to Improve Health Care

Barbara M. Hayes and William Aspray

in Health Informatics: A Patient-Centered Approach to Diabetes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014328
eISBN:
9780262289498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014328.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter examines several information technology (IT) challenges associated with diabetes in order to provide informatics researchers with insights about the social and organizational factors ... More


Are Foreign Top PhD Students More Likely to Stay in the United States? Some Evidence from European Economists

Linda Van Bouwel and Reinhilde Veugelers

in The Mobility of Students and the Highly Skilled: Implications for Education Financing and Economic Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028172
eISBN:
9780262326018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028172.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter complements the previous one by analyzing the determinants of the mobility of high-skilled individuals. It examines based on a sample of European students who obtained a PhD in economics ... More


International Mobility and Career Consolidation of European Researchers

Elisabetta Marinelli, Ana Fernandez-Zubieta, and Susana Elena-Pérez

in The Mobility of Students and the Highly Skilled: Implications for Education Financing and Economic Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028172
eISBN:
9780262326018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028172.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Together with Chapters 2 and 3, this chapter presents evidence on the interrelation between the mobility of students and of the highly skilled. Especially, it analyzes the effect of international ... More


The National Virtual Observatory

Mark S. Ackerman, Erik C. Hofer, and Robert J. Hanisch

in Scientific Collaboration on the Internet

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262151207
eISBN:
9780262281041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262151207.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter describes how the National Virtual Observatory (NVO) project promotes collaborative scientific research studies. The NVO has been funded by the National Science Foundation to establish ... More


Transforming Finance

Donald MacKenzie

in An Engine, Not a Camera: How Financial Models Shape Markets

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262134606
eISBN:
9780262278805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262134606.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter demonstrates how significant changes have been introduced in the syllabus of financial economic studies at universities across the United States. It finds that financial economics has ... More


Pricing Options

Donald MacKenzie

in An Engine, Not a Camera: How Financial Models Shape Markets

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262134606
eISBN:
9780262278805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262134606.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter focuses on examining the significance and role of pricing options for stocks in stock markets in the United States, and finds that many economists and financial researchers developed ... More


A Manifesto for Software Studies

Rob Kitchin and Martin Dodge

in Code/Space: Software and Everyday Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262042482
eISBN:
9780262295239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262042482.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter offers information related to software studies, which analyzes the conceptual nature and productive capacity of software and its contribution to social life. These studies address ... More


2.1 Research Platforms in the Cloud

Tony Hey, Roger Barga, and Savas Parastatidis

in World Wide Research: Reshaping the Sciences and Humanities

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014397
eISBN:
9780262272087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014397.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

“Cloud” refers to the ecosystem of technologies used to host an information and communication technology (ICT)infrastructure (hardware and software) in large data centers managed by service ... More


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