Research in Interactive Design (Vol. 4): Mechanics, Design by Xavier Fischer, Alain Daidie, Benoit Eynard, Manuel Paredes

By Xavier Fischer, Alain Daidie, Benoit Eynard, Manuel Paredes

Covering key issues within the box corresponding to technological innovation, human-centered sustainable engineering and production, and manufacture at a world scale in a digital international, this e-book addresses either complex concepts and commercial purposes of key examine in interactive layout and production. that includes the total papers awarded on the 2014 Joint convention on Mechanical layout Engineering and complicated production, which happened in June 2014 in Toulouse, France, it provides fresh examine and commercial good fortune tales regarding enforcing interactive layout and production solutions.

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Guide to e-Science: Next Generation Scientific Research and by Gen-Tao Chiang, Martin T. Dove, C. Isabella Bovolo, John

By Gen-Tao Chiang, Martin T. Dove, C. Isabella Bovolo, John Ewen (auth.), Xiaoyu Yang, Lizhe Wang, Wei Jie (eds.)

The manner during which clinical examine is performed is present process a chain of radical adjustments, around the world, as a result of electronic revolution. although, this “Science 2.0” calls for a entire helping cyber-infrastructure.

This crucial guidebook on e-science offers real-world examples of practices and functions, demonstrating how a number computational applied sciences and instruments will be hired to construct crucial infrastructures aiding next-generation clinical examine. every one bankruptcy offers introductory fabric on center suggestions and ideas, in addition to descriptions and discussions of appropriate e-science methodologies, architectures, instruments, structures, prone and frameworks. The guide’s reasons and context current a wide spectrum of other e-science approach requirements.

Topics and features:

  • Includes contributions from a world choice of preeminent e-science specialists and practitioners
  • Discusses use of mainstream grid computing and peer-to-peer grid expertise for “open” examine and source sharing in medical research
  • Presents diversified tools for info administration in data-intensive research
  • Investigates problems with e-infrastructure interoperability, safety, belief and privateness for collaborative research
  • Examines workflow know-how for the automation of clinical approaches, and that guarantees the study might be reusable, reproducible and repeatable
  • Describes purposes of e-science, highlighting platforms utilized in the fields of biometrics, scientific drugs, and ecology

This hugely functional text/reference is a “must-have, must-use” source for either IT pros and educational researchers. Graduate scholars also will enjoy the reviews and viewpoints shared via the authors in this vital topic, in addition to the educational nature of this guidebook.

Dr. Xiaoyu Yang is a examine engineer within the university of Electronics and desktop technological know-how on the college of Southampton, united kingdom. Dr. Lizhe Wang is a examine scientist within the Pervasive expertise Institute at Indiana collage, Bloomington, IN, united states. Dr. Wei Jie is a lecturer within the college of Computing at Thames Valley collage, London, UK.

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Social Research: Issues, Methods and Research by Tim May

By Tim May

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This absolutely revised and up to date renowned textual content effectively bridges the distance among thought and strategies in social examine, essentially illuminating those crucial elements for realizing the dynamics of social relations.
The ebook is split into components, with half one studying the problems and views in social study and half starting off the equipment and tactics. Updates to this version comprise: * A new bankruptcy on case examine examine * A new concluding bankruptcy * Links to extra web pages and IT functions which are built-in in the course of the publication * Updated experiential examples and eventualities * More foreign examples The transparent writing sort, bankruptcy summaries, questions for mirrored image and signposts to additional readings proceed to make this ebook the perfect spouse to social examine for college students around the social sciences. moreover, it will likely be known as a useful resource of reference for these working towards and educating social study who desire to hold abreast of key advancements within the field.

With contributions from Beth Perry (University of Salford) and Carole Sutton (University of Plymouth).

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Knowledge and Development: Volume 1 Advances in Research and by Jean Piaget (auth.), Willis F. Overton, Jeanette McCarthy

By Jean Piaget (auth.), Willis F. Overton, Jeanette McCarthy Gallagher (eds.)

From a casual workforce of a dozen college and graduate scholars at Temple collage, the Jean Piaget Society grew in seven years to 500 individuals who've pursuits within the software of genetic epistemology to their very own disciplines and professions. on the outset Piaget counseled the idea that of a society which bore his identify and offered an incredible tackle on equilibration on the society's first symposium in may perhaps, 1971. Had he now not performed so the society could without doubt have remained a small parochial staff, like such a lot of others through the nation, drawn to Piaget and his idea. With the encouragement of Genevans and the management of its first 4 presidents, Lois Macomber, Barbara Press­ eisen, Marilyn Appel, and John Mickelson, the society undertook a couple of courses to gather and disseminate the result of scholarly paintings in genetic epistemology. specific emphasis used to be positioned upon functions of Piaget's thought to developmental psychology, philos­ ophy, and schooling. this type of courses used to be the ebook of an annual sequence at the improvement of realizing, of which this quantity is the 1st. In 1973, the society requested Hans Furth with the help of Willis Overton and Jeanette Gallagher to start up and plan a sequence of yearbooks with the outcome that during addition to this quantity, a moment quantity on schooling was once commissioned, and a 3rd one at the decalage factor used to be planned.

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Case-Based Reasoning Research and Development: 6th by Derek Bridge (auth.), Héctor Muñoz-Ávila, Francesco Ricci

By Derek Bridge (auth.), Héctor Muñoz-Ávila, Francesco Ricci (eds.)

This ebook constitutes the refereed lawsuits of the sixth overseas convention on Case-Based Reasoning, ICCBR 2005, held in Chicago, IL, united states, in August 2005.

The 19 revised complete learn papers and 26 revised poster papers provided including the abstracts of three invited talks have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from seventy four submissions. The papers deal with all present foundational, theoretical and study facets of case-based reasoning in addition to complicated functions both with leading edge advertisement deployment or useful, social, environmental or monetary significance.

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Beauty, Violence, Representation by Lisa A. Dickson, Maryna Romanets

By Lisa A. Dickson, Maryna Romanets

This quantity explores the connection between attractiveness, violence, and illustration in a huge variety of inventive and cultural texts, together with literature, visible paintings, theatre, movie, and track.

Charting diversifying pursuits within the topic of violence and wonder, facing the a number of inflections of those questions and representing a spectrum of voices, the quantity takes its position in a becoming physique of contemporary severe paintings that takes violence and illustration as its item. This assortment deals a distinct chance, even though, to handle an important hole within the serious box, for it seeks to interrogate in particular the nexus or interface among good looks and violence. whereas different texts on violence utilize regimes of illustration as their material and view the results of aestheticization, good looks as a severe type is conspicuously absent. additionally, the ebook goals to "rehabilitate" attractiveness, implicitly conceptualized as politically or ethically regressive by means of postmodern anti-aesthetics cultural positions, and additional facilitate its come-back into serious discourse.

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