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Learning and using requirements representation notations by information technology professionals
This dissertation describes a unified system modeling approach and notation that accommodates the user view and a pilot study of the ability of information technology (IT) professionals to learn and use requirements notations to represent user interface requirements. The study mapped a non-user view requirements notation into a user-view requirements notation. In so doing, it showed that the issues and concerns of non-technical users could be integrated into the overall requirements for a system
Science Bulletins: Derecho
On July 4, 1999, a rare and terrifying storm swept through the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in northern Minnesota. What began like a standard-issue thunderstorm soon turned strange and fierce, generating green clouds and strong winds reminiscent of a tornado. In fact, the storm was a cousin of the tornado: a derecho (pronounced "de-RAY-cho"), a type of storm so infrequent and fast-moving that only in recent years have meteorologists begun to understand how to recognize and forecast it.
Obama on the BP Oil Spill
On April 20, 2010, an explosion ripped through BP’s Deepwater Horizon drilling rig off the coast of Louisiana, causing the worst oil spill in U.S. history. On June 15, President Barack Obama informs the nation about the current state of the disaster as experts struggle to stop the spewing oil. It would be another month before the leak was finally capped. (1:37)
21A.226 Ethnic and National Identity (MIT)
An introduction to the cross-cultural study of ethnic and national identity. We examine the concept of social identity, and consider the ways in which gendered, linguistic, religious, and ethno-racial identity components interact. We explore the history of nationalism, including the emergence of the idea of the nation-state, as well as ethnic conflict, globalization, identity politics, and human rights.
Honour Killing Across Culture and Time: Keynote address, Honour killing and the history of emotions
Professor Ute Frevert gives the keynote address at the 'Honour Killing Across Culture and Time' conference held at The Australian National University in December 2011. Professor Frevert's adress is titled 'Honour killing and the history of emotions'. At a time when honour has largely disappeared from the West's emotional lexicon, in what way does the concept of family honour evoked by those who commit or justify honour killings today resemble relevant notions, popular in nineteenth-century Euro
Mongolian Song - Ode to Auspiciousness Lunar New Year Gala 2011]
This song is sung by Anda band, the best Mongolian throat singing band in China. The music is written by Se Enkhbayar (色 恩克巴雅尔), one of the most well-known ethnic Mongolian Chinese musicians. The singers used two traditional Mongolian singing techniques in this song. [3:08]
English lyrics translated from Mongolian:
Auspicious and wish-fulfilled life blessed by skylights,
Splendid and gorgeous yurt roofs,
Doors and windows made by purple sandalwoods.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs by Roald Dahl (poetry reading)
The best Snow White themed party in literature is in John Steinbeck's Sweet Thursday. If you haven't read it then you should because it will improve the way you see the rest of humanity. Like any party thrown by or for a single woman, its purpose was to invite one particular man. (If a girl ever invites you to her party try to work out whether you are that particular man. Even it you're not, then still you might have been requested by one of her friends. Otherwise you're just a stooge who
Etenswaren : Woordenschat Een huistaak of oefening op het verbinden van de Nederlandse woordjes met de Franse vertaling.
Een huistaak of oefening op het verbinden van de Nederlandse woordjes met de Franse vertaling.
You're going to like what's next!
A quick animated presentation designed, first, to explain the importance of continuing your education beyond high school. Next, the presentation invites prospective students to explore more about Illinois State University.
CVs and Letters to Employers
CV’s and Letters to Employers is one of several Futures workbooks which help students choose and prepare for their careers. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio.
Seminar on Information Policy
This seminar provides students an opportunity to do in-depth research into an information policy topic of their interest. Students will gain an understanding of current United States Government Policy in areas involved with information and information technology. Policies are forming and changing daily. In order to keep up with these changes the class includes guest lecturers who are studying or actually creating policies in the information area. The first part of the course consists of the stud
RFK: Promising Career Cut Short
Robert Kennedy was a powerful figure in Washington until his assassination in 1968. Robert Kennedy was assassinated by Sirhan Sirhan on June 5, 1968 at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, California. In this video clip, learn more about Robert F. Kennedy’s role in politics and how it was cut short. (4:22)
Bill Nye - Rocks & Soil
In his entertaining way, Bill Nye discusses rocks and soil in this twenty-three-minute video clip. (23:05)
References 1.7 Planes in three-dimensional Euclidean space
Attempts to answer problems in areas as diverse as science, technology and economics involve solving simultaneous linear equations. In this unit we look at some of the equations that represent points, lines and planes in mathematics. We explore concepts such as Euclidean space, vectors, dot products and conics.
1.7 Planes in three-dimensional Euclidean space