Convex Analysis and Optimization, Spring 2010
This course will focus on fundamental subjects in (deterministic) optimization, connected through the themes of convexity, geometric multipliers, and duality. The aim is to develop the core analytical and computational issues of continuous optimization, duality, and saddle point theory using a handful of unifying principles that can be easily visualized and readily understood. The mathematical theory of convex sets and functions will be central, and will allow an intuitive, highly visual, geomet
Aztecs: Inside the hidden empire 2/5
The video explains how far the belief in the forces of nature affected the Aztecs way of life. This resulted in sacrifices aimed at appease these forces. There are historians explaining the rituals.There are descriptions of the floating gardens they built, a technique still used by farmers.The symbolic continuity of the way in which their monuments were built is explained. The meaning of the great pyramid and the God it honored and the offerings they did to it are also included.
Making Molecules with Atoms
Animated video about making molecules with atoms
Home Schooling Overview : Home Schooling Resources
Teach your children from home andlearn about how to begin homeschooling in this video from an experienced teacher and education curriculum expert.
Western Cape Geography, South Africa
Short video clip about the Geography of South Africa. Scenic images and information about South Africa's Western Cape. (1:01)
Warwick History Graduate working in a customer business development function.
Kitchens, women and perception : from the inside, looking out
Subtitled 'A study of kitchens in a rural area of Cochabamba, Bolivia', this MA thesis by Mariana Butrón Oporto was presented at Lund University, Sweden in 2002. "The objective of the present research is to make a study of kitchens in rural communities of Chimore Bolivia. The research assumes that the women spend more time in the kitchens, and in consequence are the most exposed group to the kitchen conditions, and that the management and characteristics of the kitchen have effects on the healt
Scientology Video: L. Ron Hubbard: Founder
As any understanding of a religion includes an understanding of its Founder, we present a brief chronology of Scientology Founder, L. Ron Hubbard. That he does not meet prevailing misconceptions of an aloof and contemplative figure is intrinsic to his character. For here was a man who forever maintained that to know life one must live life...
Piano Lesson - How to Play the E major scale (right hand)
2.5 minute clip of overhead view of pianist playing the E major scale in the right hand. He describes the correct fingering and notes for E major. Good for beginners.
A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 4 - The City of Oxford
The political, economic, social and religious history of Oxford.
21st Century Councillor social media site
The 21st Century Councillor social media site. is a project of a number of UK organisations including The IDeAs Leadership Academy and Standards for England. It seeks to encourage local government personnel (councillors and public servants) to use social media in political communication. The site includes guides to using social media, case studies and links to key supporting resources. Social media includes blogs, Twitter and Web 2.0 applications.
Learn French - Les Vêtements Pour Homme (Clothes For Men)
Learn French by learning words associated with clothing worn by men. Although many students of French will understand this video this video would be better served if the words and the translation appeared on the screen. A French teacher could stop the video at key points and ask what is being said. For beginning to intermediate learners.
SAT Prep: Test 7, Section 2, Part 4
Students, improve your math SAT score! This video starts off with a black screen because the narrator uses it as a 'chalkboard'. This video is appropriate for high school students. Uses a textbook (the official SAT study guide) commonly found in bookstores, but it is not absolutely necessary as the narrator does all work on the screen. Problems 17-18 on page 779.
Onrust in het Midden-Oosten : Naar school in het Midden-Oosten Elk jaar gaan we op 1 september terug naar school. In België klinkt dit vanzelfsprekend, maar voor Rawan, Madu en Nur is dit niet het geval. Zij wonen in het Midden-Oosten, in gebieden waar er conflicten zijn. Daarom is het niet …
Elk jaar gaan we op 1 september terug naar school. In België klinkt dit vanzelfsprekend, maar voor Rawan, Madu en Nur is dit niet het geval. Zij wonen in het Midden-Oosten, in gebieden waar er conflicten zijn. Daarom is het niet …
Roadies goes expediteur Weten jouw leerlingen al wat ze later willen worden? Of wat ze zeker niet willen doen? Om hen wegwijs te maken in de wereld van de jobs hebben Klasse en de VDAB via de campagne Roadies diverse beroepen in beeld …
Weten jouw leerlingen al wat ze later willen worden? Of wat ze zeker niet willen doen? Om hen wegwijs te maken in de wereld van de jobs hebben Klasse en de VDAB via de campagne Roadies diverse beroepen in beeld …
University of Surrey Learning Skills portal
The University of Surrey Skills Portal is a classified collection of quality materials designed to enable students to develop information literacy, research and study skills. It has been built using Openly licensed resources including several from Leeds Metropolitan University.
Black Experience at MIT
A short demo of the Black Experience at MIT website. This website is in its initial stages with an ambitious plan: to document and celebrate the experience of blacks at MIT since its founding in 1861. This website is a lens for all members of the MIT community to understand our shared history. The goal of the project is to uncover, record, preserve, and provide access to the history of the black experience at MIT in its full and appropriate context. For the past 150 years, MIT has been bot
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This video takes a look at the history and meaning of the most special day of the year for Moms.
Keynote address: Research Agenda and Policy Perspectives on Agriculture for Development
The keynote address of the conference, by Justin Lin, the chief economist at the World Bank, focuses on future research priorities and the process of implementing the policy objectives of the 2008 World Development Report, "Agriculture for Development." Justin Lin is the Chief Economist of the World Bank.