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A Visual Approach to Data Collection and Cleaning

Michael J. North and Charles M. Macal

in Managing Business Complexity: Discovering Strategic Solutions with Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172119
eISBN:
9780199789894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172119.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter presents methods of collecting and cleaning data for use in agent-based modeling and simulation (ABMS). ABMS data storage forms are also considered.


Spatial data

Dirk U. Pfeiffer, Timothy P. Robinson, Mark Stevenson, Kim B. Stevens, David J. Rogers, and Archie C. A. Clements

in Spatial Analysis in Epidemiology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198509882
eISBN:
9780191709128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509882.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

This chapter discusses data for epidemiological studies. Topics covered include data types, data storage and interchange, data collection and management data quality, and spatial effects. The chapter ... More


Data Management and Analysis

Peter Lyons and Howard J. Doueck

in The Dissertation: From Beginning to End

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195373912
eISBN:
9780199865604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373912.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter examines issues related to quantitative and qualitative data including data collection, data management, data processing, data preparation and data analysis; as well as data storage and ... More


Development of core Internet standards: the work of IETF and W3C

Harald Alvestrand and Håkon Wium Lie

in Internet Governance: Infrastructure and Institutions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199561131
eISBN:
9780191721199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561131.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Political Economy

This chapter elaborates the processes of developing and adopting basic standards for data communication and storage on the Internet. The first part of the chapter focuses on the organizational ... More


Data Management: Acquisition, Sharing, and Ownership

Ann Nichols-Casebolt

in Research Integrity and Responsible Conduct of Research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195378108
eISBN:
9780199932634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378108.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Poor data management puts the researcher at risk for questions about the veracity of his/her findings, undermines any benefit that might be derived from the study, and potentially puts human subject ... More


The analysis database

Curtis L. Meinert and Susan Tonascia

in Clinical Trials: Design, Conduct and Analysis

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195035681
eISBN:
9780199864478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195035681.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the issues involved in the development and maintenance of the analysis database. Topics covered include choice of computing facility, organization of programming resources, ... More


What is “Big Data”?

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/9780199378326.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter introduces Big Data from several dimensions: the rate of data creation by digital processes, the impact of increased data collection, storage and processing, and paradigm shifts in the ... More


Handling Big Data

John E. Kelly and Steve Hamm

in Smart Machines: IBM's Watson and the Era of Cognitive Computing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168564
eISBN:
9780231537278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168564.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter looks at the new approach that computers will need for managing and analyzing data. Today, a new force emerges in society and business: big data. Organizations and individuals are faced ... More


Trigger and data acquisition systems

Hermann Kolanoski and Norbert Wermes

in Particle Detectors: Fundamentals and Applications

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198858362
eISBN:
9780191890710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858362.003.0018
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The quantities measured by detectors are generally analogue signals or rates which are, with few exemptions, available in electronic form and which one usually wants to further process with ... More


Multi-Photon Nonlinear Optical Effects

Guang S. He

in Nonlinear Optics and Photonics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198702764
eISBN:
9780191772368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702764.003.0014
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

According to the quantum theory of radiation, simultaneous multi-photon absorption by a single molecule could take place through a transition process involving intermediate state(s) of the combined ... More


The House of Memory: Architectural Technologies of the Self

Daniel L. Purdy

in On the Ruins of Babel: Architectural Metaphor in German Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801476761
eISBN:
9780801460050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801476761.003.0006
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter looks at the ways in which architecture acted as an aid for memory and as a means to conceptualize subjectivity as an organic, intelligible unity. In general, the dual problem of ... More


Building Technological Capacity for Innovation

Peder Inge Furseth and Richard Cuthbertson

in Innovation in an Advanced Consumer Society: Value-Driven Service Innovation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198705116
eISBN:
9780191774218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705116.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Chapter 4 discusses the importance of data storage, distribution, processing and content in service innovation. This component is part of the capacity layer, but is seen as a resource, as it is more ... More


Third Nature

Lorraine Daston

in Science in the Archives: Pasts, Presents, Futures

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226432229
eISBN:
9780226432533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226432533.003.0014
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

First nature is the teeming, tangled complexity of phenomena as they happen; second nature is the systematic and selective investigation of phenomena in the laboratory, the observatory, and the ... More


Domain Walls: From Fundamental Properties to Nanotechnology Concepts

Dennis Meier, Jan Seidel, Marty Gregg, and Ramamoorthy Ramesh

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198862499
eISBN:
9780191895319
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862499.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Technological evolution and revolution are both driven by the discovery of new functionalities, new materials and the design of yet smaller, faster, and more energy-efficient components. Progress is ... More


Fast and Slow Light

Guang S. He

in Nonlinear Optics and Photonics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198702764
eISBN:
9780191772368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702764.003.0016
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

Fast or slow light propagation means that the group velocity of a quasi-monochromatic light pulse propagating in a resonant medium can be significantly faster or slower than the light speed in a ... More


Khipu

Gary Urton

Bill Maurer and Lana Swartz (eds)

in Paid: Tales of Dongles, Checks, and Other Money Stuff

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035750
eISBN:
9780262338332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035750.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Khipu are sets of knotted strings used by the pre-Colombian Inkan Empire for record keeping. The chapter situates khipu in the history of accounting systems globally, and makes a case that some khipu ... More


Memristor

Jonathon Keats

in Virtual Words: Language on the Edge of Science and Technology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195398540
eISBN:
9780197562826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195398540.003.0014
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

The capacitor was discovered in 1745 by Ewald Georg von Kleist, whose encounter with a generator and a jar of water shocked him so severely that he declared himself unwilling to repeat the ... More


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