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SOCIAL BEHAVIOR AND VOCALIZATIONS

Ted R. Anderson

in Biology of the Ubiquitous House Sparrow: From Genes to Populations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304114
eISBN:
9780199790012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304114.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

The House Sparrow is a highly social species with a broad range of vocal and visual signals. Five basic vocalizations are described, and sonagraphs of examples of each are presented, along with a ... More


The Servant as Information Center

Markus Krajewski

in The Server: A Media History from the Present to the Baroque

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300180817
eISBN:
9780300186802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180817.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the figure of the servant as an information center, both in connection with and as opposed to modern search engines. It proposes an analogy between the literary character ... More


Knowledge versus Execution in Dynamic Judgment Tasks

Ann M. Bisantz, Alex Kirlik, Neff Walker, Arthur D. Fisk, Paul Gay, and Donita Phipps

in Adaptive Perspectives on Human–Technology Interaction: Methods and Models for Cognitive Engineering and Human-Computer Interaction

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195374827
eISBN:
9780199847693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374827.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter deals with two features of dynamic, interactive environments that make a standard application of the lens model problematic. The research presented here is one of the many efforts ... More


The Science of Deep History: Old Accounts and Modern Science of New Madrid

Conevery Bolton Valencius

in The Lost History of the New Madrid Earthquakes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226053899
eISBN:
9780226053929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226053929.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In 1912, United States Geological Survey researcher Myron L. Fuller published an account of the New Madrid earthquakes. This report languished until seismologist Otto Nuttli re-focused scientific ... More


Information and Evidence: Sources and Evaluation

Graham Brack, Penny Franklin, and Jill Caldwell

in Medicines management for nursing practice: Pharmacology, patient safety, and procedures

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199697878
eISBN:
9780191918490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199697878.003.0012
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Nursing

By the end of this chapter, you should understand… ● The range of possible sources of information about medicines ● Their positive and negative characteristics ● Some trustworthy sources of ... More


Information Technology for a Safe and Secure Society in Japan: Toward a Cyber-Physical Solution

Kazuo Takaragi

in Advances in Cyber Security: Technology, Operations, and Experiences

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823244560
eISBN:
9780823268948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244560.003.0012
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter introduces the topic of information technology for a safe and secure society in Japan and shows an emerging trend toward a cyber-physical solution. It begins by reviewing major security ... More


Urban Residents and Migrant Workers in Public Life

Di Wang

in The Teahouse under Socialism: The Decline and Renewal of Public Life in Chengdu, 1950-2000

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501715488
eISBN:
9781501715556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715488.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the various types of teahouse patron and those who made a living in and associated with the teahouse, especially migrant workers. With the post-Mao reforms and weakening of ... More


Give, Give Wisely: Promoting Philanthropy

Pushpa Sundar

in Giving with a Thousand Hands: The Changing Face of Indian Philanthropy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199470686
eISBN:
9780199088881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199470686.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

One of the major constraints to increased philanthropy is the lack of a facilitating institutional framework. The chapter therefore considers what kind of organizations are necessary to promote ... More


Leaving on a Jet Plane

Marcus Anthony Hunter and Zandria F. Robinson

in Chocolate Cities: The Black Map of American Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520292826
eISBN:
9780520966178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292826.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The last of three chapters on the power of chocolate cities, this chapter centers the lives, activism, and pioneering efforts of Mos Def (a.k.a. Yasiin Bey) and W. E. B. Du Bois. Exploring their ... More


What about the Customer? The Patient’s Dilemma

Michael Tansey

in Intelligent Drug Development: Trials and Errors in Clinical Research

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199974580
eISBN:
9780197563335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199974580.003.0016
Subject:
Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry

Apparently no one was listening to Sir William. In a study carried out 80 years after Osler’s exhortation, physicians interrupted patients, on average, after 18 seconds (H. Beckman and R. Frankel, ... More


Japan (‘.jp’)

Makoto Hattori and Nodoka Nakamura

in Domain Name Law And Practice: An International Handbook

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199663163
eISBN:
9780191932748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199663163.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Two types of trademarks are protected under Japanese law: (1) trade and service marks, protected by the Trademark Act and the Unfair Competition Prevention Act1 (hereinafter the UCA); and (2) ... More


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