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Seeing the Cloud of Data

Tung-Hui Hu

in A Prehistory of the Cloud

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029513
eISBN:
9780262330091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029513.003.0004
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

This chapter examines the ways that companies, users, and states alike navigate the overload of data in the cloud by targeting information, and argues that targeted-marketing campaigns online come ... More


The Rosewood Massacre: An Archaeology and History of Intersectional Violence

Edward González-Tennant

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056784
eISBN:
9780813053448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056784.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The Rosewood Massacre investigates the 1923 race riot that, in a weeklong series of events, devastated the predominantly African American community of Rosewood, Florida. The town was burned to the ... More


Pirate Lands: Governance and Maritime Piracy

Ursula Daxecker and Brandon Prins

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190097394
eISBN:
9780190097424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190097394.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Maritime piracy—like civil war, terrorism, and organized crime—is a problem of weak states. Surprisingly, though, pirates do not operate in the least-governed areas of weak states. Pirate Lands ... More


Employing Data Fusion in Cultural Analysis and COIN in Tribal Social Systems by Steffen Merten

Steffen Merten

in Culture, Conflict, and Counterinsurgency

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804785952
eISBN:
9780804789219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785952.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes how data fusion enhances the analytical capability of cultural analysts by using the visual analyst theory in conjunction with ongoing technological software advances in data ... More


Geographic Information System Data

Stephanie Foster, Erica Adams, Ian Dunn, and Andrew Dent

in The CDC Field Epidemiology Manual

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190933692
eISBN:
9780190624279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190933692.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Place is one of the basic tenets of a field investigation. Both the who and the when of infection are relative to and often dependent on the where. Geographic information science, systems, software ... More


Reinventing Water-Landscape Monitoring and Management in the Age of Geoenabled Environmental Sensor Webs and Social Networks

Demetrio P. Zourarakis

in Water in Kentucky: Natural History, Communities, and Conservation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813168685
eISBN:
9780813169941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168685.003.0020
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Future humans interacting with water in Kentucky will bring to their experience not only the panoply of expectations, assumptions, background knowledge, and past experiences but also ultra-smart ... More


The Importance of Open-Source Software Commons

Charles M. Schweik and Robert C. English

in Internet Success: A Study of Open-Source Software Commons

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017251
eISBN:
9780262301206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017251.003.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This book explores how openness and the Internet promote innovation and the creation of economic value, citing the growth of the Web, Wikipedia, YouTube, and the open-source software (OSS) ... More


Studying Racial Violence in America: An Introduction

Edward González-Tennant

in The Rosewood Massacre: An Archaeology and History of Intersectional Violence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056784
eISBN:
9780813053448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056784.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The primary goal of The Rosewood Massacre is to shed a light on the deep temporal connections between past racial violence and modern social inequality. González-Tennant’s approach involves a ... More


Quantitative Methods for Measuring Neighborhood Characteristics in Neighborhood Health Research

Dustin T. Duncan, William C. Goedel, and Rumi Chunara

in Neighborhoods and Health

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190843496
eISBN:
9780190843533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190843496.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Research connecting neighborhoods and health has characterized neighborhood factors in multiple ways. This chapter discusses standard and emerging methods to measure and study neighborhood ... More


Introduction

Ursula Daxecker and Brandon Prins

in Pirate Lands: Governance and Maritime Piracy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190097394
eISBN:
9780190097424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190097394.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter introduces the reader to the main puzzle and argument motivating the book: piracy affects primarily weak states, but in those states, organized piracy is most common close to coastal ... More


From the cloud to the ground: converting satellite data into conservation decisions

Lilian Pintea

in Conservation Technology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780198850243
eISBN:
9780191885471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850243.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

An estimated 65% of the world’s land and more than 80% of Earth’s biodiversity are under indigenous or local community customary ownership, care, and use. Recent developments in remote sensing, ... More


Conclusion

David Mansfield

in A State Built on Sand: How Opium Undermined Afghanistan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190608316
eISBN:
9780190638535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190608316.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Finally chapter 11 brings together the different strands of enquiry into a conclusion. It offers a comparison of the three distinct bans reviewed in the empirical chapters and what can be learned ... More


Research Methodology

David Mansfield

in A State Built on Sand: How Opium Undermined Afghanistan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190608316
eISBN:
9780190638535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190608316.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Chapter 4 provides an outline of what has proven to be a pioneering and innovative methodology for examining drug crop cultivation. The chapter documents the challenges associated with collecting ... More


Getting Started

Grant Ian Thrall

in Business Geography and New Real Estate Market Analysis.

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195076363
eISBN:
9780197560334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195076363.003.0014
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

The business geographer performing market analysis for real estate should become skilled in the advances of geographic technology, as well as geographic and real estate analysis and procedures. And ... More


Remote Sensing as a Tool for Human Rights Fact-Finding

Susan R. Wolfinbarger

in The Transformation of Human Rights Fact-Finding

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190239480
eISBN:
9780190239527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239480.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the use of a specialized case of Information Communication Technologies (ICTs)—geospatial technologies, particularly the use of satellite-based remote sensing—in human rights ... More


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