Star Library: An Unusual Episode
Dawson (1995) presented a data set giving a population at risk and fatalities for an “unusual episode” (the sinking of the ocean liner Titanic) and discussed the use of the data set in a first statistics course as an elementary exercise in statistical thinking, the goal being to deduce the origin of the data. Simonoff (1997) discussed the use of this data set in a second statistics course to illustrate logistic regression. Moore (2000) used an abbreviated form of the data set in a chapter ex
Taliban attack NATO supplies in Afghan east, destroy dozens of trucks
Taliban attack NATO supplies in Afghan east, destroy dozens of trucks. Rough Cut (no reporter narration) Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintained its re
Wealth on the Shelf
When a single book cost half a year's wages, tomes were rare treasures. Bruce Plumley describes the bookbinding trade.
Knots in Light and Fluids, II
By: icamvid Knots in Light and Fluids, II by William Irvine, University of Chicago
How To Have Law Without Legislation
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21M.734 Design for the Theater: Scenery (MIT)
This course will examine theory of scenic design as currently practiced, as well as historical traditions for use of performance space and audience/performer engagement. Four play scripts and one opera or dance theater piece will be designed after in-depth analysis; emphasis will be on the social, political and cultural milieu at the time of their creation, and now.
Doctoral Hooding - MIT Commencement 2014
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6.881 Representation and Modeling for Image Analysis (MIT)
Most algorithms in computer vision and image analysis can be understood in terms of two important components: a representation and a modeling/estimation algorithm. The representation defines what information is important about the objects and is used to describe them. The modeling techniques extract the information from images to instantiate the representation for the particular objects present in the scene. In this seminar, we will discuss popular representations (such as contours, level sets,
Automatic Procedures for Bio-Climatic Control
The experiences illustrated here are related to the new regulation of teaching architecture in Italy and these ones in particular have been concentrated on the technological aspects of teaching architecture. We can consider the evolution of the architect from the individual operator to the manager multi- disciplinary aspects of the building process ( building process manager) as a reality today. Information technology, specifically applied to bio-climatic architecture and environmental control,
The second Space symposium- learning spaces
This presentation discusses the various elements that deem enterprise education spaces as fit for purpose
President of Panama (and a GT Grad) Visits Campus
Juan Carlos Varela is the president of Panama and a 1985 Georgia Tech graduate (Industrial Engineering). He returned to campus for a visit on Saturday, October 11, 2014 ,and has a message for Yellow Jackets.
"Linking Feedback to Educational Design": An interview with Dr. Chinthaka Balasooriya
In this video Dr Chinthaka Balasooriya describes a unique perspective on how feedback is used to both facilitate student learning and to inform educational design. From the interview Series "Moving Feedback Forward" by Learning and Teaching at the University of New South Wales
Lecture 30 - Commutative Banach Algebras, printed slides 1-19
Commutative Banach Algebras, printed slides 1-19. Further module materials are available for download from The University of Nottingham open courseware site: http://unow.nottingham.ac.uk/resources/resource.aspx?hid=bd32d53b-3c12-ac19-176b-d9e112731951 and on iTunes U: http://itunesu.nottingham.ac.uk/albums/64.rss Dr Feinstein's blog may be viewed at: http://explainingmaths.wordpress.com Dr Joel Feinstein is an Associate Professor in Pure Mathematics at the University of Nottingham.
Healthcare: Finding, Managing and Using Quality Medical Information
Laura Schildkraut talks with Andrew Schorr, founder of Health Talk, host and founder of Patient Power and a leading patient information advocate.Information professionals can play a vital role in helping people make decisions about their healthcare options. Wanda Pratt, Associate Professor at the University of Washington Information School and School of Medicine, discusses how people find, manage and use medical information.
Lawrence Bailey - Market Research Valedictory Lecture
Colleagues from both academia and business were present on 27 January 2011 for Lawrence Bailey's guest lecture on Market Segmentation, Qualitative Research and Conversations Across the Garden Wall. The garden wall of the lecture's title was Lawrence's metaphor for the potential divide between the two sectors. The lecture reflected Lawrence's career-long wish to get qualitative researchers in the commercial world to talk to their counterparts in the academic world, and vice versa. He discusse
Current State Of The World Economy Evaluation of 'Advanced Database Management' module Clashes go into the night in Bethlehem Dr. Patrick Awuah Jr. receives the Elon University Medal for Entrepreneurial Leadership Internship Stories: Michaela Shaw '16 at Rodale Institute
Interviewed by host Kerry Lutz, Joe Salerno discusses the current state of the economy—both at home and abroad—and what economic terror the Federal Reserve is exacting upon the citizens of the U.S.
This paper focuses on a discussion on the approach taken in analysing evaluation design for a specific faculty module on enterprise education
Clashes persist into night in West Bank city of Bethlehem on the fourth day of Israel's offensive in Gaza. Rough Cut (no reporter narration) Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160
On February 27, 2014, Dr. Patrick Awuah Jr., Founder and President of Ashesi University in Ghana became the fifth recipient of the Elon University Medal for Entrepreneurial Leadership.
Evaluation of 'Advanced Database Management' module
Clashes go into the night in Bethlehem
Dr. Patrick Awuah Jr. receives the Elon University Medal for Entrepreneurial Leadership
Internship Stories: Michaela Shaw '16 at Rodale Institute