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Concluding remarks

Anthony Garratt, Kevin Lee, M. Hashem Pesaran, and Yongcheol Shin

in Global and National Macroeconometric Modelling: A Long-Run Structural Approach

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199296859
eISBN:
9780191603853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199296855.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The final chapter provides some concluding comments, including a summary of the main contributions of the book and an invitation to others to apply the methods in new contexts using the data and code ... More


Bundles

Eric T. Olson

in What Are We?: A Study in Personal Ontology

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176421
eISBN:
9780199872008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176421.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter considers Hume's proposal that we are made up entirely of particular mental states and events: the bundle view. An argument for the bundle view is based on the claim that the traditional ... More


Computers

ANGELO GAVEZZOTTI

in Molecular Aggregation: Structure analysis and molecular simulation of crystals and liquids

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198570806
eISBN:
9780191718779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570806.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

Chemical applications of force field simulations, of quantum mechanics, as well as X-ray data processing, lattice dynamics, and molecular dynamics simulations are all made possible by fast and ... More


From Descriptive to Predictive Approaches

Rein Taagepera

in Making Social Sciences More Scientific: The Need for Predictive Models

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199534661
eISBN:
9780191715921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199534661.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

Routine statistical approaches are essentially descriptive, giving answers within a narrow range of questions. Quantitatively formulated logical model force us to ask further questions and are ... More


Creating Digital Content to Promote Competence

Marina Umaschi Bers

in Designing Digital Experiences for Positive Youth Development: From Playpen to Playground

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199757022
eISBN:
9780199933037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757022.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter focuses on technologies as spaces to create content, and in the process, to promote the development of competence. Competence is defined as the possession of a skill, knowledge, or ... More


Frege on Definitions: A Case Study of Semantic Content

John Horty

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199732715
eISBN:
9780199852628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732715.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This book explores the difficulties presented for Gottlob Frege's semantic theory, as well as its modern descendents, by the treatment of defined expressions. The book begins by focusing on the ... More


The Black Art of Programming

Nathan Ensmenger

in The Computer Boys Take Over: Computers, Programmers, and the Politics of Technical Expertise

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262050937
eISBN:
9780262289351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262050937.003.0002
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter traces the history of computer programming from its origins as low-status clerical work, often performed by women, into one of the highest-paid technical occupations of the late 1950s ... More


Interatomic Forces in Condensed Matter

Mike Finnis

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198509776
eISBN:
9780191709180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509776.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

There is a continuing growth of interest in the computer simulation of materials at the atomic scale, using a variety of academic and commercial computer programs. In all such programs there is some ... More


Gender Differences among Students in Computer Science and Applied Information Technology

Christine Ogan, Jean C. Robinson, Manju Ahuja, and Susan C. Herring

in Women and Information Technology: Research on Underrepresentation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033459
eISBN:
9780262255929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033459.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter reports on a study that compares the demographics, attitudes, and computing-related behaviors of undergraduate and graduate students majoring in computer science with those majoring in ... More


The Professionalization of Programming

Nathan Ensmenger

in The Computer Boys Take Over: Computers, Programmers, and the Politics of Technical Expertise

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262050937
eISBN:
9780262289351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262050937.003.0007
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter examines the history of the professionalization of computer programming. It describes the need of programmers to establish the institutional structures associated with professionalism, ... More


Traversing the Undergraduate Curriculum in Computer Science: Where Do Students Stumble?

Sandra Katz, John Aronis, Christine Wilson, David Allbritton, and Mary Lou Soffa

in Women and Information Technology: Research on Underrepresentation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033459
eISBN:
9780262255929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033459.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

The underrepresentation of females among computer science Bachelor of Science degree recipients is attributed to two main forces: (i) fewer women than men enroll in computer science programs at the ... More


On Reverse Engineering and Decompilation

Noam Shemtov

in Beyond the Code: Protection of Non-Textual Features of Software

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198716792
eISBN:
9780191848377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198716792.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter examines reverse engineering and the decompilation of computer programs, both of which are highly regulated under the current copyright regime. It begins with a practical overview of ... More


Learning the Hard Way: IBM and the Sources of Innovation in Early Computing

Steven W. Usselman

in Financing Innovation in the United States, 1870 to the Present

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262122894
eISBN:
9780262277884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262122894.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter adds certain moderate adjustments to the body of work promulgated by the National Academy of Science, and also the work of David Mowery, that deals with the notion of modern computing ... More


Autoindexing

Per-Erik Werner

in Structure Determination from Powder Diffraction Data

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199205530
eISBN:
9780191718076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205530.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Assigning hkl indices to the peaks in the powder diffraction pattern is the essential first stage of the data analysis for structure solution. This chapter begins by outlining the basic relationships ... More


Programmability

Wendy Hui Kyong Chun

in Software Studies: A Lexicon

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062749
eISBN:
9780262273343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062749.003.0032
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter briefly discusses the different conceptions of program and programmability in the digital computer field; the discussion continues with two different grammatical definitions of the term ... More


Graph Design for the Eye and Mind

Stephen M. Kosslyn

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195311846
eISBN:
9780199847075
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311846.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Graphs have become a fixture of everyday life, used in scientific and business publications, in magazines and newspapers, on television, on billboards, and even on cereal boxes. Nonetheless, ... More


Source Code

Joasia Krysa and Grzesiek Sedek

in Software Studies: A Lexicon

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062749
eISBN:
9780262273343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062749.003.0034
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Source code is a set of human readable computer commands written in high-level programming languages. It also shares some of the parameters of the natural language concept. This chapter starts with a ... More


The Transmission of Tradition in a Digital Age

Jeffrey A. Summit

in Singing God's Words: The Performance of Biblical Chant in Contemporary Judaism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199844081
eISBN:
9780190497071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844081.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, American

Students who were born digital are not asking whether or not they should use computers, smartphones and online resources when learning how to chant Torah. Technology is so deeply integrated into our ... More


Writing Prolog Programs

J. Levesque Hector

in Thinking as Computation: A First Course

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016995
eISBN:
9780262301411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016995.003.0004
Subject:
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence

This chapter discusses how to write the sorts of Prolog programs that will be used in the rest of the book. Section 1 examines what it means for a program to be fully correct. Section 4.2 introduces ... More


Automated Text Processing and Data Mining

Maurizio Borghi and Stavroula Karapapa

in Copyright and Mass Digitization

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199664559
eISBN:
9780191758409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664559.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

One of the most prominent features of mass digitization is the automated processing of works for various research-related and commercial purposes. This includes text mining or linguistic analysis ... More


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