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Human Practices: Interfacing Three Modes of Collaboration

Paul Rabinow and Gaymon Bennett

in The Ethics of Protocells: Moral and Social Implications of Creating Life in the Laboratory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012621
eISBN:
9780262255301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012621.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This chapter explores the two main existing modes in which professional ethicists interface with the scientific, regulatory, and policymaking communities, and advocates adopting a new, third mode of ... More


Ignorance and Surprise: Science, Society, and Ecological Design

Matthias Gross

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013482
eISBN:
9780262265911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013482.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Ignorance and surprise belong together: Surprises can make people aware of their own ignorance. And yet, perhaps paradoxically, a surprising event in scientific research—one that defies prediction or ... More


Dominant Strategy Mechanisms: Examples

Börgers Tilman, Krähmer Daniel, and Strausz Roland

in An Introduction to the Theory of Mechanism Design

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199734023
eISBN:
9780190244699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734023.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Some of the most important applications of the theory of mechanism design are considered. The focus is on constructing dominant strategy mechanisms. The results are carefully compared to the results ... More


Dominant Strategy Mechanisms

Börgers Tilman, Krähmer Daniel, and Strausz Roland

in An Introduction to the Theory of Mechanism Design

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199734023
eISBN:
9780190244699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734023.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This chapter is an exposition of the theory of dominant strategy mechanisms when agents have quasi-linear utilities. A completely general model is considered. The special role of ... More


Satellite remote sensing and the management of protected areas

Nathalie Pettorelli

in Satellite Remote Sensing and the Management of Natural Resources

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198717263
eISBN:
9780191785979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198717263.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

This chapter explores how satellite-based approaches can be used as a cost-effective method to support monitoring efforts of protected areas, offering a cheap, verifiable way to identify areas of ... More


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