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Conclusion

Susan Pick and Jenna Sirkin

in Breaking the Poverty Cycle: The Human Basis for Sustainable Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195383164
eISBN:
9780199796854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383164.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter brings together the ideas of the book, retaking the themes of a psychological approach to development, The Framework for Enabling Empowerment, Programming for Choice, and policy, and ... More


Conclusion: Invention, Creativity, and the Teaching of Writing

Daniel Punday

in Computing as Writing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816696994
eISBN:
9781452953601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696994.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The conclusion returns to the issue of the teaching of writing raised in chapter 2, and advocates for an expanded understanding of what it means to help students think about themselves as writers. ... More


Population Genetics with R: An Introduction for Life Scientists

Áki Jarl Láruson and Floyd Allan Reed

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198829539
eISBN:
9780191868092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829539.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Population genetics is an inherently quantitative discipline. Because the focus of population genetics studies is usually on abstract concepts like the frequencies of genetic variants over time, it ... More


Television and Digital Media

Lynn Spigel and Max Dawson

in American Thought and Culture in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626014
eISBN:
9780748670673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626014.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In this chapter, Lynn Spiegel and Max Dawson show how American television remained the central medium not just for entertainment, but for discussion of gender roles, race relations, family life and ... More


Pushing the envelope: “edgy” TV drama: Queer as Folk, Sex and the City, Carnivàle

Robin Nelson

in State of Play: Contemporary 'High-end' TV Drama

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719073106
eISBN:
9781781701119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719073106.003.0019
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter explores a risky, ‘edgy’ television which flouts the historic tendency for small-screen fictions to be conservative, particularly in the USA where a Least Objectionable Programming (LOP) ... More


Ownership of Information in Clouds

Chris Reed and Alan Cunningham

in Cloud Computing Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199671670
eISBN:
9780191767463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671670.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

A potential obstacle to the development of the cloud market is uncertainty regarding ownership of information stored, created, processed and distributed in cloud environments. This chapter addresses ... More


Implications for Policy and Practice

David M. Day and Margit Wiesner

in Criminal Trajectories: A Developmental Perspective

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479880058
eISBN:
9781479888276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479880058.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores how findings from criminal trajectory research might be used to inform the development of policies and programs both within the criminal justice system (e.g., for assessment, ... More


Visual Psychophysics: From Laboratory to Theory

Zhong-Lin Lu and Barbara Dosher

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019453
eISBN:
9780262314930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019453.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

Vision is one of the most active areas in biomedical research, and visual psychophysical techniques are a foundational methodology for this research enterprise. Visual psychophysics, which studies ... More


Enlightenment Reason, Cold War Rationality, and the Rule of Rules

Paul Erickson, Judy L. Klein, Lorraine Daston, Paul Rebecca, Thomas Sturm, and Michael D. Gordin

in How Reason Almost Lost Its Mind: The Strange Career of Cold War Rationality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226046631
eISBN:
9780226046778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226046778.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the two decades following the close of World War II, philosophers, mathematicians, economists, political scientists, military strategists, computer scientists, and psychologists defined and ... More


Stimulus Presentation

Zhong-Lin Lu and Barbara Dosher

in Visual Psychophysics: From Laboratory to Theory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019453
eISBN:
9780262314930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019453.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

Typical experiments in visual psychophysics present a sequence of one or more images called a “movie” to the observer and collect responses. In this chapter, we introduce the basic terminology and ... More


Behind the Curtain: Exploring Gender Equity in Dance among Choreographers and Artistic Directors

Eliza Larson

in Dance and Gender: An Evidence-Based Approach

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062662
eISBN:
9780813051956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062662.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 3 assembles data and renders visible gender hierarchies among choreographers in concert dance in the United States today. Recent statistics in the field are explored to establish a baseline ... More


Twitter’s Content and Twitter’s Context

Adam Hodgkin

in Following Searle on Twitter: How Words Create Digital Institutions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226438214
eISBN:
9780226438351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226438351.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Having seen that Twitter’s structure is built by its members use of status function declarations, this chapter surveys the way that Twitter, which is a messaging service and a communications system, ... More


Object-oriented programming

Michael Metcalf, John Reid, and Malcolm Cohen

in Modern Fortran Explained: Incorporating Fortran 2018

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198811893
eISBN:
9780191850028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811893.003.0015
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

The object-oriented approach to programming and design is characterized by its focus on the data structures of a program rather than the procedures. Often, invoking a procedure with a data object as ... More


Coarrays

Michael Metcalf, John Reid, and Malcolm Cohen

in Modern Fortran Explained: Incorporating Fortran 2018

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198811893
eISBN:
9780191850028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811893.003.0017
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

We describe the coarray programming model, which provides a simple syntactic extension from the point of view of both work distribution and data distribution. For work distribution, it adopts the ... More


Programmer as Writer

Daniel Punday

in Computing as Writing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816696994
eISBN:
9781452953601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696994.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 3 turns from this corporate model for writing to those that embrace a more literary understanding. I begin by looking at two films that represent programming—the 1957 romantic comedy Desk Set ... More


Downloading and Installing R

Áki J. Láruson and Floyd A. Reed

in Population Genetics with R: An Introduction for Life Scientists

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198829539
eISBN:
9780191868092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829539.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter is a primer on getting started with the R language. It provides a brief background and history of R and a guide to downloading and installing R on three different operating systems ... More


Skill-Based Design: Productivity, Learning, and Organizational Effectiveness

Harold Salzman

in Usability: Turning Technologies into Tools

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195075106
eISBN:
9780197560303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195075106.003.0007
Subject:
Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction

The effective implementation of new technology, particularly computerbased systems, typically requires more, not less worker skill and judgment (Adler, 1986; Hirschhorn, 1984; Jaikumar, 1986; ... More


Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning: Two Heads Might Actually Be Better than One

Gena R. Greher and Jesse M. Heines

in Computational Thinking in Sound: Teaching the Art and Science of Music and Technology

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199826179
eISBN:
9780197563182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199826179.003.0008
Subject:
Computer Science, Audio Processing

In this interconnected, socially networked, 24/7, multidimensional, media-centric culture, your students are doing just fine creating, performing, and making things without your help. Thanks to the ... More


5 Shalom: A Landscape Simulation Model for Understanding Animal Biodiversity

Michael L. Rosenzweig and Robert D. Holt

in Biodiversity in Drylands: Toward a Unified Framework

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195139853
eISBN:
9780197561720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195139853.003.0010
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

The ecological complexity of landscape components of biodiversity may be understood by examining relatively simple landscapes such as those of arid and semiarid lands. It is believed that such lands ... More


Prospects For Food Self-Sufficiency In Iran In 2025

Habibollah Salami, Toktam Mohtashami, and Mohamad Saeid Noori Naeini

in Food Security in the Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199361786
eISBN:
9780190235697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199361786.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Since the Islamic Revolution, Iran has sought food self-sufficiency as a major objective in its economic development. This chapter provides a review of the conditions for food self-sufficiency in ... More


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