A talk by Saad Hariri
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Elon University Commencement Message Of Appreciation
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Cause of short gamma-ray bursts
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For students who have a good background in this area.
CMS.608 Game Design (MIT)
This course provides practical instruction in the design and analysis of non-digital games. Students cover the texts, tools, references and historical context to analyze and compare game designs across a variety of genres, including sports, game shows, games of chance, card games, schoolyard games, board games, and role–playing games. In teams, students design, develop, and thoroughly test their original games to understand the interaction and evolution of game rules. Students taking the
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Community Catalyst Leadership Program Information Session
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ANSO 105-01, Introduction to Sociology, Spring 2005
This syllabus was submitted to the Rhodes College Office of Academic Affairs by the course instructor.,Although we all have first-hand experience with social life, this course is designed to help students move beyond their “common sense” knowledge of the social world. Through developing their sociological imaginations, students will learn to think critically about the roles of individuals, institutions, and social structure in society. We will use fundamental sociological concepts and theore
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Partial Differential Equations
A second year course in the Mathematics of Partial Differential Equations for Physics students. Contains lecture notes, examples, ... as well as the files used to create these resources. Discusses: 1 Introduction 2 Classiﬁcation of partial diﬀerential equations. 3 Boundary and Initial Conditions 4 Fourier Series 5 Separation of variables on rectangular domains 6 D’Alembert’s solution to the wave equation 7 Polar and spherical coordinate systems 8 Separation of variables in polar
How to extract value from Intellectual Property pt 1 (materials)
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HealthKnowledge Public Health Textbook - Organisation and Management
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The basics on navigating the Kinect The Kinect Team gives us some of the basics on navigating the kinect:
The Kinect Team gives us some of the basics on navigating the kinect:
Art Institute of Chicago Musecast: July 2009
The Modern Wing: The Modern Wing has opened! Itâs time to revisit some old friends that have been off view during construction. Drop in the Modern Wing galleries and hear what visitors have to say about the new building.
Art Institute in the Community: Sit down for a glass of wine with Terzo Pianoâs Cathy Mantuano and A Case for Wine curator Christopher Monkhouse, and find out why this summer exhibition may indeed prove to be addictive.
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