Functional Integration in CAD Systems
This paper examines the issue of integration in CAD systems and argues that for integration to be effective, it must address the functional aspects of a CAD system. It discusses the need for integrated systems and, within a structural engineering context, identifies several facets of integration that should be targeted. These include 2-D drafting and 3-D modelling, graphical and non-graphical design information, the CAD data structure and its user interface, as well as integration of the draftin
Interview with Children's Poet Bobbi Katz
MEET ME AT THE CORNER, Virtual Field Trips for Kids takes you to the Poet's House, a library in New York City, to meet award winning children's poet Bobbi Katz. Learn about the various forms of poetry and what goes into making a poem. Explains the form of poetry called pantoon.
Links to fun websites and a Learning Corner of questions and extended activities for kids. (6:51)
Land: State of the Earth
Large tracks of land in Africa and Chine simply blew away in 2006. When land is stripped bare or robbed of rain by climate change, it often turns to desert. Learn how once fertile land is destroyed by deforestation, lack of rain, and fire. Run time 06:21.
UT Appoints Interim President - Full Press Conference
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GS-06: Selecting photos
Join Greg Rewis as he shows you some advanced form features using AJAX elements, Live View and Live Code.
Capacitaci?n docente en tecnolog?as de informaci?n y comunicaci?n hacia la conformaci?n de redes col
The Academic Upgrade Program (.Capacitaci?n Docente.) is been developed in the contexto of a MECESUP project (government funding assignments for education) at the FAU of Universidad de Chile. This program is about upgrading knowledge and user capabilities in Information and Communication Technologies (IT) of our academic team, in order to improve our pedagogical model, and to include these IT into the learning-teaching process for Architecture, Design and Geography. Considering that new technolo
Civil War Photographs: The Liljenquist Family Collection
Close to 700 ambrotype and tintype photographs highlight both Union and Confederate soldiers during the American Civil War. The Liljenquist Family sought out high quality images to represent the impact of the war, especially the young enlisted men. The photographs often show hats, firearms, canteens, musical instruments, painted backdrops, and other details that enhance the research value of the collection. Among the rarest images are African Americans in uniform, sailors, a Lincoln campaign but
Graeme Reid - Why Should the Taxpayer Fund Science and Research? UCL inaugural lecture
Professor Graeme Reid, Chair of Science and Research Policy (UCL) In his inaugural lecture as UCL's new Chair in Science and Research Policy, Graeme Reid will consider the issue of public funding for research, drawing from his previous role as Head of Research Funding in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. In an age of austerity, with continued pressure on public finances, how should decisions on research funding be made, and how are they influenced by growing expectations of
O Design de Informa??o na Web 2.0: A interface Resultante de uma Constru??o Coletiva [Design Informa
We will address the challenges of design information in designing interfaces and functional dynamics considering a content part of the collaboration of users whose commitment to the project reaches various levels. The use of a well-structured iconography and the availability of help, shortcuts and tutorials are some of the resources already exploited, however, there is still room for reflection on the use of visuals and sounds aimed at facilitating the navigability on such projects. Here are som
9.081 Human Memory and Learning (MIT)
Surveys the literature on the cognitive and neural organization of human memory and learning. Includes consideration of working memory and executive control, episodic and semantic memory, and implicit forms of memory. Emphasizes integration of cognitive theory with recent insights from functional neuroimaging (e.g., fMRI and PET).
HST.722J Brain Mechanisms for Hearing and Speech (MIT)
An advanced course covering anatomical, physiological, behavioral, and computational studies of the central nervous system relevant to speech and hearing. Students learn primarily by discussions of scientific papers on topics of current interest. Recent topics include cell types and neural circuits in the auditory brainstem, organization and processing in the auditory cortex, auditory reflexes and descending systems, functional imaging of the human auditory system, quantitative methods for relat
MSUToday Presents: "Cuba: Opening Doors"
Michigan State University students and faculty spent time in Cuba on a study abroad trip to experience Cuba's culture and music.
Virtual Maths - Numbers, Geometry 2D shapes
Images of 2D shapes with formula for calculating area square, rectangle, triangle, trapezoid, parallelogram, pythagorean theorem, circle, circular sector, circular ring
Lecture 17 - 11/23/2010
The PDZ Domain as a Complex Adaptive System
Specific protein associations define the wiring of protein interaction networks and thus control the organization and functioning of the cell as a whole. Peptide recognition by PDZ and other protein interaction domains represents one of the best-studied classes of specific protein associations. However, a mechanistic understanding of the relationship between selectivity and promiscuity commonly observed in the interactions mediated by peptide recognition modules as well as its functional meaning
Lower Intermediate S6 #13 - Having a Bad Hair Day in Japan
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! You’re finishing up at the hair salon—you have an important event tonight, and you promised your date in Japanese that you’d look your best. The hairdresser seems pleased with herself, and she tells you in Japanese that she’s done her best work. When she hands you a mirror so you can [...]
This course is about developing analytical and conceptual skills required to test the feasibility of a business concept. In broad terms, the focus of a feasibility study involves undertaking activities that may help determine whether one should go forward with an opportunity. The process of feasibility analysis involves identifying, evaluating and determining whether to exploit an opportunity. (It should be noted that a business plan would be developed after a feasibility analysis has determined
Afghan hotel attack
June 29 - At least 10 civilians killed in attack on landmark hotel in the Afghanisatn's capital when suicide bombers and Taliban insurgents storm the building. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)