Extending spatial DSS with spatial choice models of multipurpose shopping trip behaviour
Spatial choice or interaction models have been widely used in spatial DSS or customised GIS for analysing the impacts of retail location plans. The models typically used, however, do not account for spatial agglomeration effects on spatial choice behaviour. This study develops a model system for analysing the impacts of retail plans based on a choice model of multipurpose behaviour developed in earlier work. The model system is implemented in the spatial DSS called Location Planner. An empirical
Russian-American Relations -- A Public Forum announcement
Recognition of the Soviet Union;George Bray; Myra Page; Ivory Cobb; Soviet Union;Announcement of a public forum to discuss Russian-American relations. Speakers include Myra Page.
The darwinian structure of the design process
This text is meant only to be a stimulus for the discussion to be held, in a specific panel, at Generative Art 2001. In the text, ?provocative enough? to spur animated discussion, some very basics of darwinism and genetics are given with the only purpose of declaring a common ?stage for the play? where everybody feels at ease. Common stage and common vocabulary ifnot even common language. The main thesis is very strong, therefore comments and critics are warmly encouraged. They are the selective
Diretrizez Geom?tricas de Aux?lio ao Processo de Projeto de Edif?cios Residenciais [Geometrical Guid
This paper discusses the basic principles of a geometric method to aid the design process of residential buildings. It makes part of the initial phases of a research whose aim is to develop a computer system to aid the sketching and evaluation of floor plant design of multi-storied residential buildings. The fundamental idea of the research is the existence of some basic patterns of floor plants that reflect the designer?s mental models in this category of building. The models are regarding the
Computadoras y Arquitectura en la Era Digital (Computers and Architecture in the Digital Era)
It seems that when architects think, and talk about computers, they only reflect on very narrow images of the phenomenon. Architects think that the impact of computers in their profession is only related to how PCs, CAD/CAM, networks, software, peripherals, can improve the way they work today. Architects, by enlarge, are unable to reflect beyond the screen of their computers and the wall of their offices when it comes to recognize the real consequences resulting from the new technological advanc
h-BN inclusion in a β-Si3N4 grain
The micrograph shows h-BN inclusion (precipitate) in a β-Si3N4 grain (within a silicon nitride particulate-reinforced silicon carbide composite). The occurrence of BN inclusions results from the introduction of colloidal BN into the hot isostatic pressing process. They are formed from B2O3 present as a thin surface film on the BN particles in the barrier layer. B2O3 will be molten during the pressing process and will diffuse rapidly into the powder compact and react with Si3N4 to form BN. Such
Talleres por Internet: Evaluacion de La Experiencia colaborativa del "Internet Studios Constortium"
This paper explores the pedagogical use of Internet in design-studio teaching in architectural education. The findings are based on a three-year experience working in semester long projects in which large numbers of participants (from 35 to 300 students) from Miami, Santiago, Valparaiso, Buenos Aires, Rosario, Maracaibo, Caracas and Guayaquil collaborated using the Internet in various format. The majority of the collaboration has been accomplished by using low-bandwidth Internet communication su
Computer Aided Environmental Solutions: Evaluation of Optimum Building Orientation in Lahore, Pakist
One of the primary features of solar passive design is the orientation of a building on a particular latitude. The client of Information Technology demands testing, validity, practicality and sustainability of a building project before execution. The computer based simulations are the only practical way to predict the complex energy performance and analysis for a large number of passive design solutions. This paper investigates the optimum residential building orientation having various zones, l
The Importance of Virtual Environments in the Design of Electronic Games and Their Relevance to Arch
Ever increasing complexity in architectural design and the need to deliver a cost effective solution requires the employment and adoption of innovative design methods. Although technological changes have entered the field of architecture at a slower pace, the recent adoption of 3D modelling, Virtual Environment and multimedia represent significant changes in architectural design, visualisation and presentation. These now include tools for conceptualisation, design synthesis, design presentation,
This sample shows the typical structure of silal, irons with high Si content (5.5-7.9 wt%). It is a grey cast iron alloyed with 4-6wt% Si to provide good oxidation resistance. The high Si content forms a dense, adherent iron silicate surface film, which is resistant to oxygen penetration. The flake graphite iron Silal was one of the first heat resisting cast irons developed. Spheroidal graphite Si irons have higher strength and improved ductility. The structure shows cored dendrites of ferrite w
Stretching a polyethylene strip upon heating
A strip of UHMW PE is heated and gradually stretched over 180 °C (the melting temperature of PE), the polymer chains coil up again causing the film to shrink. Again heating to 120-136 °C an attempt will be made to stretch it. (Related topic: polymers)
Navadni pljučnik - Pulmonaria officinalis
Korenika tanka. Listi z ostro omejenimi svetlimi pegami; spodnji stebelni listi srčasti ali jajčasti, dlakavi. Raste v gozdovih, med grmovjem, na travnikih, nabrežjih od nižine do gorskega pasu. Družina: srhkolistovke - Boraginaceae.,Rhizome thin. Leaves with distinctive bright spots. Lower stalk leaves cordate, pilose. It grows in forests, bushes, meadows - from low altitude to mountainous zone. Familiy: Boraginaceae.
Navodilo za delo
Navodila za uporabo računalniške opreme in prestavitev predmeta.,Instructions for usage of computer equipment and presentation of lesson.
Silicon Mirage: The Art and Science of Virtual Reality
An introduction to virtual reality covers every aspect of the revolutionary new technology and its many possible applications, from computer games to air traffic control. Original. National ad/promo.
30 years of cooperation: EU-Australia relations. Forum at ANU, Feb 2011
The ANU Centre for European Studies hosts a public seminar to mark the 30th Anniversary of relations between the European Union Parliament and the Australian Parliament. Speakers include visiting Members of the European Parliament, H. E. Mr. David Daly, Ambassador and Head of Delegation of the European Union to Australia and to New Zealand, Mr Harry Jenkins, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Australian Parliament, and Professor Paul Pickering and Dr John Besemeres from the Australian Nat
"The Tyranny of Oil: The World's Most Powerful Industry, and What We Must Do to Stop It" (video)
A talk by Antonia Juhasz, author, policy expert, and activist. Antonia Juhasz is an associate fellow with the Institute for Policy Studies, a fellow with Oil Change International, and a senior analyst for Foreign Policy In Focus. The author of The Bush Agenda: Invading the World, One Economy at a Time (2006), Juhasz has also written extensively on various aspec
03 Somerville College
A short overview of Somerville College including its history and facilities.
H.I.P. Pocket Change
This explores the history of coins. Teachers can find lesson plans on charting history with pennies, or showing students 293 ways to make change for a dollar. Students can learn how to start their own coin collection, travel back through history using coins as their guide, or design a future coin.
Ancient Near East and the Mediterranean World
This is a collection of digitized material from the Ancient Near East collection at the University of Chicago. The project focused on materials published between 1850 - 1950, drawn from two of the Library's complimentary collections, the Ancient Near East and Classics Collections. Preserved materials relate to the study of the ancient Near East and cover such topics as the archeology, art, history, language, law, and religions of Sumer, Babylonia, Assyria, Egypt, Nubia, Persia, and other ancient
How do we learn about the world of the ancient Romans and Greeks? This unit will provide you with an insight into the Classical world by introducing you to the various sources of information used by scholars to draw together an image of this fascinating period of history.