Derivative Definition - Problem 2
This video works through a problem that involves estimating the value of the derivative. The definition of the derivative is the slope of a line that lies tangent to the curve at the specific point. The derivative is a function, and derivatives of many kinds of functions can be found, including linear, power, polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic functions. (2:13)
Microsoft promotes "Kinect Effect"
Nov. 3 - As Microsoft celebrates the one year anniversary of its Kinect motion sensor gaming product, the company is showcasing the Kinect Effect, highlighting uses beyond gaming. Bobbi Rebell reports.
Staff profiles: Jennifer New
Jennifer New talks about her role as academic adviser and study abroad coordinator for the College of Communication Arts and Sciences. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/9950
MIT Political Science Distinguished Speaker Series: Gov. Strickland (Ohio)
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Serious Adverse Events During Ruxolitinib Treatment Discontinuation in Patients with Myelofibrosis.
Dr. Animesh Pardanani, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Consultant in the Division of Hematology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, Discusses his article, coauthored with Dr. Ayalew Tefferi, on potential complications from withdrawal of ruxolitinib. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.com/content/early/recent.
Motivations and Response to Crusades in the Aegean: c.1300-1350
This thesis examines the interaction between the conflicting ideologies of crusade and commerce, during the period when the Turkish maritime emirates of Anatolia became the primary target of western crusading endeavour. Through the close study of papal documents and archival evidence from the Italian mercantile republics, two principal areas are focussed on: firstly, the extent to which the temporal and spiritual mechanisms (e.g. trade licences and indulgences) introduced by the popes of the fou
Massive asteroid to fly past earth
Nov. 6 - An asteroid the size of an aircraft carrier is expected to come within 201,000 miles of earth this week. Deborah Gembara reports.
Topografía y Geodesia (2011)
Esta asignatura se caracteriza por que introduce a los alumnos de cualquier ingeniería en el mundo de la Topografía y la Geodesia, y en definitiva persigue plantear al alumnos las diferentes técnicas existentes en la actualidad para que el alumno sea capaz de representar el territorio en un mapa o plano, lo que a su vez configura el documento sobre el que todo ingeniero plasma sus proyectos.
07.11.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei.Der frühere Vizepräsident der Europäischen Zentralbank, Lucas Papademos, ist griechischen Medienberichten zufolge Favorit für die Nachfolge des scheidenden Ministerpräsidenten Giorgos Papandreou. Papademos werde schon am Dienstag das Amt übernehmen, berichtete die Tageszeitung "Ta Nea" ohne Angabe von Quellen. A
Research Abstracts from the DOE Genome Contractor-Grantee Workshop IX
Research abstracts from a recent Department of Energy (DOE) genomics workshop are now available online. Researchers presented updates on DOE-funded genome research at this January 2002 workshop. Abstracts can be viewed within topical categories or by author name. Abstracts include title of the talk, author name, and contact information.
USC Institute for Creative Technologies: Graphics Lab
The Graphics Lab is part of the University of Southern California's Institute for Creative Technologies. The lab performs research on computer graphics and modeling techniques such as image-based lighting, range scanning, and animation. This is all made possible by a U.S. Army contract "to advance the state of immersive training simulation." The Lab's homepage offers many details on the various projects within each research area; there are several publications that can be downloaded to complemen
Who or what is the Tea Party movement? Survey offers some answers
They’re called patriots, extremists, conservatives, libertarians. So who really makes up the Tea Party? Vanderbilt sociologist Steven Tepper surveyed some two thousand people and found four major traits that make up a Tea Party supporter: authoritarian, libertarian, fear of change and strong anti-immigrant sentiment. He also found that one of the strongest influences in thekeep reading »
Academic Writing Symposium, Chapter 6
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80 percent chance of recession in early 2012: professor
Nov. 9 - With money supply growth contracting, Johns Hopkins economics professor Steve Hanke predicts the U.S. will fall back into a recession as early as the first half of next year.
Strijdbewijs Tweede Wereldoorlog Een verzameling van nuttige informatie m.b.t. de Tweede Wereldoorlog. De website startte ooit met 'Tour Langs de Landingsstranden van Normandië' en 'Het Ardennen Offensief'. De inhoud werd verder aangevuld …
Een verzameling van nuttige informatie m.b.t. de Tweede Wereldoorlog. De website startte ooit met 'Tour Langs de Landingsstranden van Normandië' en 'Het Ardennen Offensief'. De inhoud werd verder aangevuld …
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free online educational resources for courses in the Department of Mathematics. The mathematics curriculum offers programs tailored for students interested in careers in life sciences, business administration, engineering and social science.
What Is Empathy? (One Minute Dictionary Video Series)
In this short video, students will learn about the vocabulary word "empathy". Empathy is defined as being aware of and sharing another persons feelings, experiences, and emotions. This is a good resource for the upper elementary classroom to introduce the word "empathy". This is also a good resource for our special education students who struggle with empathy. (0:57)
Help Prevent Teen Violence
Video created and edited as a public service announcement about identifying and preventing teen violence. (01:41)
Alumni Profile: Billy Silcox, Championship Tennis Coach
Alumni Award of Honor -- To receive this highest of honors, one must make a truly outstanding contribution to the College or to the Alumni Association. Billy Silcox has done just that for over 50 years -- since he set foot on this campus as a freshman and became one of our all-time great tennis players. However, those who know Billy well, know his love affair with the College began with his father and mother (Willard and Mary Silcox, both Class of 1933). The Silcox blood truly is maroon. After