Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 24 items

  • Keywords: systems design x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Analytics of costing system design

Eva Labro

in Contemporary Issues in Management Accounting

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199283361
eISBN:
9780191712623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283361.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Costing is an estimation or approximation exercise: within a relevant range, management accountants seek to derive a linear function that approximates underlying true cost behaviour. This chapter ... More


Collecting Public Health Surveillance Data: Creating a Surveillance System

M. Kathleen Glynn and Lorraine C. Backer

in Principles & Practice of Public Health Surveillance

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195372922
eISBN:
9780199866090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372922.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter addresses the implementation of the decision to design a public health surveillance system. The first step involves establishing a clear purpose for the surveillance system consistent ... More


Software Development Practices

Robin Fincham, James Fleck, Rob Procter, Harry Scarbrough, Margaret Tierney, and Robin Williams

in Expertise and Innovation: Information Technology Strategies in the Financial Services Sector

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289043
eISBN:
9780191684678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289043.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Knowledge Management

This chapter explores the main process of information technology (IT) innovation, namely, the area of knowledge that has become recognized as software engineering. Throughout its history, software ... More


Human Information Behavior and Information Retrieval: Is Collaboration Possible?

Raya Fidel

in Human Information Interaction: An Ecological Approach to Information Behavior

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017008
eISBN:
9780262301473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017008.003.0010
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter examines the contributions of human information behavior (HIB) research to the information retrieval (IR) systems design, as well as the extent to which HIB research is guided by IR ... More


Negotiating Out of ConflictExternal Interventions in Africa

Mark Anstey

in The Slippery Slope to Genocide: Reducing Identity Conflicts and Preventing Mass Murder

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199791743
eISBN:
9780199919222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791743.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores dimensions of identity conflicts in Africa and dilemmas of external intervention in such conflicts. Poverty is key to understanding conflict in the region, but in the context of ... More


Human Information Interaction: An Ecological Approach to Information Behavior

Raya Fidel

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017008
eISBN:
9780262301473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017008.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

Human information interaction (HII) is an emerging area of study that investigates how people interact with information; its subfield human information behavior (HIB) is a flourishing, active ... More


Enhancing the Impact of Research in Human Information Interaction

Raya Fidel

in Human Information Interaction: An Ecological Approach to Information Behavior

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017008
eISBN:
9780262301473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017008.003.0013
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

Cognitive work analysis (CWA) can play an important role in realizing convergence between research in human information interaction (HII) and information systems design. CWA has the potential to ... More


Rising Cost of Design

Clair Brown and Greg Linden

in Chips and Change: How Crisis Reshapes the Semiconductor Industry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013468
eISBN:
9780262258654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013468.003.0056
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter assesses how design has affected the rising cost of fabrication within the chip industry. It explores the contests undergone and faced by the industry, and then discusses two incremental ... More


Cognitive Work Analysis: Dimensions for Analysis

Raya Fidel

in Human Information Interaction: An Ecological Approach to Information Behavior

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017008
eISBN:
9780262301473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017008.003.0011
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

Cognitive work analysis (CWA) is a context- and work-centered conceptual framework that guides an analysis of cognitive work leading to design requirements. Under CWA, any activity that requires ... More


School Choice

Atıla Abdulkadıroğlu

in The Handbook of Market Design

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199570515
eISBN:
9780191765957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570515.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

School choice has presented economists with opportunities to study and design student assignment systems, which in turn have helped push forward the frontiers of mechanism design theory. This chapter ... More


Five Search Strategies

Raya Fidel

in Human Information Interaction: An Ecological Approach to Information Behavior

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017008
eISBN:
9780262301473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017008.003.0005
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

Search strategy is a concept related to human information behavior and has generated strong research interest with the introduction of the World Wide Web. Whereas information need is relatively ... More


A Dispute System Design Perspective on the Future Development of Consumer Dispute Resolution

Jane Williams and Chris Gill

in The New Regulatory Framework for Consumer Dispute Resolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198766353
eISBN:
9780191833601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766353.003.0018
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This chapter explores the concept of dispute system design in the context of consumer dispute resolution (CDR). While there is a growing literature on dispute system design (DSD) in North America, ... More


Towards a just culture: designing humane social work organisations

Brid Featherstone, Sue White, and Kate Morris

in Re-imagining child protection: Towards humane social work with families

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447308027
eISBN:
9781447312000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308027.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter explores the importance of developing a just culture in organizations so that the kind of social work promoted in this book which places human beings and human factors at its heart can ... More


Information Systems

Benjamin C. Alamar

in Sports Analytics: A Guide for Coaches, Managers, and Other Decision Makers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162920
eISBN:
9780231535250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162920.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter discusses the design of information systems. A high-quality information system is essential in order to meet the two main goals of an analytics program: to provide new, actionable ... More


The Inherent Normativity of Functions in Biology and Technology

Maarten Franssen

in Functions in Biological and Artificial Worlds: Comparative Philosophical Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113212
eISBN:
9780262255271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113212.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

This chapter examines the role that is played in the debate on what is and what is not the adequate theory of function, by the claim that “function” is an inherently normative concept. It explores ... More


Notional Defined Contribution Pension Systems in a Stochastic Context: Design and Stability

Ronald Lee

Alan J. Auerbach (ed.)

in Social Security Policy in a Changing Environment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226076485
eISBN:
9780226076508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226076508.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter explores a new approach to Social Security reform that is known as “Notional Defined Contribution” or “Nonfinancial Defined Contribution” (NDC). This chapter uses a stochastic ... More


Practical Formal Methods in Human–Computer Interaction

Alan Dix

in Computational Interaction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198799603
eISBN:
9780191839832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799603.003.0008
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This chapter explores how precise formal methods can be used effectively and practically in interaction design. The term ‘formal methods’ in computer science refers to a suite of techniques drawing ... More


Netified: Social Cognition in Crowds and Clouds

Yoram M. Kalman, Daphne R. Raban, and Sheizaf Rafaeli

in The Social Net: Understanding our online behavior

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199639540
eISBN:
9780191747748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639540.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter suggests that social interaction is changing, as increasingly greater portions of human creativity, conversations, and social ties are digitized and mediated by computers. The chapter ... More


Cultures in Cyberspace: Communications System Design as Social Sculpture

Anna Couey

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0021
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Cultures in Cyberspace was a temporary communications network organized by the author in 1992 to connect five culturally diverse online communities in conversation: American Indian ... More


Consumer Redress: Implementing the Vision

Christopher Hodges

in The New Regulatory Framework for Consumer Dispute Resolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198766353
eISBN:
9780191833601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766353.003.0017
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The development of consumer ADR (CDR) is still only in its infancy. The EU has taken the bold step of creating a pan-EU network of CDR bodies. This creates coverage of supply, establishes the ... More


View: