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Software's hidden challenges 1

Robert E. Cole

in Recovering from Success: Innovation and Technology Management in Japan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199297320
eISBN:
9780191711237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297320.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter examines another key ICT industry — packaged software — of which Japan is a huge net importer. In what goes to the heart of the modularization issue, it is shown that the large ... More


Internalising Continuous Variation

Kas Oosterhuis

in Architectural Materialisms: Nonhuman Creativity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474420570
eISBN:
9781474453905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420570.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The chapter engages with the idea that nonhuman creativity is fostering a new architecture based on continuous variation both in its theoretical and in its technical and material dimension. The ... More


Artefacts

Rodney Harrison and John Schofield

in After Modernity: Archaeological Approaches to the Contemporary Past

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199548071
eISBN:
9780191917752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199548071.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Contemporary and Public Archaeology

In the Wrst part of the book we considered a number of influences on the emergence of an archaeology of the contemporary past, from the interests in ... More


Electronic Lexicography

Sylviane Granger and Magali Paquot (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654864
eISBN:
9780191745966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654864.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography, Semantics and Pragmatics

This book introduces the rapidly evolving field of electronic lexicography. The aim is to provide a wide overview of the full process of electronic dictionary production and present some of the ... More


Lone Wolves: The Case of Search Engine Optimization

Clay Spinuzzi

in All Edge: Inside the New Workplace Networks

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226236964
eISBN:
9780226237015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226237015.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Up to this point, the book has discussed all-edge adhocracies as they form among relatively independent workers. But adhocracies can form wherever work is organized within networks and around ... More


Introduction: Electronic lexicography—from challenge to opportunity

Sylviane Granger

in Electronic Lexicography

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654864
eISBN:
9780191745966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654864.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter contains a general introduction to the field of electronic lexicography and gives an overview of the contents of the volume. The first section introduces the different dimensions of the ... More


Data access revisited: The Interactive Language Toolbox

Serge Verlinde and Geert Peeters

in Electronic Lexicography

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654864
eISBN:
9780191745966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654864.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography, Semantics and Pragmatics

It is generally accepted that one of the main advantages of electronic dictionaries over paper dictionaries is the speed with which information can be retrieved. In most electronic dictionaries, ... More


The LEAD dictionary-cum-writing aid: An integrated dictionary and corpus tool

Magali Paquot

in Electronic Lexicography

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654864
eISBN:
9780191745966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654864.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter presents the Louvain English for Academic Purposes dictionary (LEAD), and focuses on how corpus data is used to customise the LEAD to users’ needs. Large corpora of expert academic ... More


Meeting the needs of translators in the age of e-lexicography: Exploring the possibilities

Lynne Bowker

in Electronic Lexicography

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654864
eISBN:
9780191745966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654864.003.0018
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter considers the lexicographic needs of translators and explores how these might be better met in the age of e-lexicography. A variety of possibilities, covering both content-related and ... More


On Track

in Rhumb Lines and Map Wars: A Social History of the Mercator Projection

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226534312
eISBN:
9780226534329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226534329.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Oblique customization of the conformal cylindrical framework languished until 1920, when pioneering transcontinental flights called for thin maps, often with a decidedly diagonal slant. Civilian ... More


Cultural Studies of Mobile Communication

Gerard Goggin

in Handbook of Mobile Communication Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113120
eISBN:
9780262276818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113120.003.0026
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter focuses on cultural studies of mobile communication. It discusses the importance of mobile phone customization and making it personal and user friendly. Reasons for the success of text ... More


Visualizing Your Data

Andrew P. Beckerman, Dylan Z. Childs, and Owen L. Petchey

in Getting Started with R: An Introduction for Biologists

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198787839
eISBN:
9780191829659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787839.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Looking at your data is about the most important thing you can do. A good graph will often tell you the answer to your question, and statistics will then just confirm what you already see. We always ... More


Pimping Your Plots: Scales and Themes in ggplot2

Andrew P. Beckerman, Dylan Z. Childs, and Owen L. Petchey

in Getting Started with R: An Introduction for Biologists

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198787839
eISBN:
9780191829659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787839.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

You’ve been making graphs in many of the previous chapters of this book. But how can we make them really beautiful? How can we change stuff on the axes or the colours of the points? How can we make ... More


Complexity and International Development

Jean Boulton, Peter Allen, and Cliff Bowman

in Embracing Complexity: Strategic Perspectives for an Age of Turbulence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199565252
eISBN:
9780191821943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565252.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Innovation

This chapter builds on a small number of case studies of work carried out for INGOs to explore the implications of complexity for international development - strategy, context analysis, impact ... More


Division of labor

Phanish Puranam

in The Microstructure of Organizations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780199672363
eISBN:
9780191864292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199672363.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Division of labor involves task division and task allocation. An extremely important consequence of task division and allocation is the creation of interdependence between agents. In fact, division ... More


Precision in Data: New Possibilities for Mass Customization and Location-Based Services

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/9780199378326.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The development of ubiquitous mobile platforms and extensive data capture by mobile apps has brought a new level of, and demand for, precision in measuring customers, transactions, properties, ... More


Case Study: Applying the Policy Framework to Advanced Manufacturing

William B. Bonvillian and Charles Weiss

in Technological Innovation in Legacy Sectors

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199374519
eISBN:
9780199374540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199374519.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter applies the five-step framework to advanced manufacturing. In the first step, the President’s Advanced Manufacturing Partnership could serve as a change agent for strengthening the front ... More


Teaching General Music in the Digital Age

Ann Clements

in Teaching General Music: Approaches, Issues, and Viewpoints

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199328093
eISBN:
9780190464417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199328093.003.0016
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter addresses secondary general music practices in the digital age. Using the analogy of analog and digital signaling, it provides theoretical arguments for why transmission practices in ... More


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