Control por computador
El computador en control. Sistemas de datos muestreados. Análisis y diseño de sistemas de control discreto.
6.041 Probabilistic Systems Analysis and Applied Probability (MIT)
Welcome to 6.041/6.431, a subject on the modeling and analysis of random phenomena and processes, including the basics of statistical inference. Nowadays, there is broad consensus that the ability to think probabilistically is a fundamental component of scientific literacy. For example: The concept of statistical significance (to be touched upon at the end of this course) is considered by the Financial Times as one of "The Ten Things Everyone Should Know About Science". A rece
This Week @Minnesota: March 12-18
It's the week of March 12-18th and in this episode of This Week @Minnesota, the Twin Cities campus is a lonely place because of spring break. Medical students were on campus though, because it was Match Day on Thursday. Match Day is when medical students learn where they will be placed for their residencies. Plus, take a look at a U of M technology that helps prevent runoff from getting into our lakes and streams when the snow starts to melt.
How O.P. Smith (UC Berkeley class of 1916) saved 15,000 Marines
The Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz Memorial Lecture
Thomas E. Ricks is a Senior Fellow at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Concurrently with his duties at CNAS, Ricks writes an online blog for ForeignPolicy.com called, "The Best Defense," serves as contributing editor for Foreign Policy.
Episode 127: An ocean away: An African nation's roots in Southeast Asia
Linguistics Assoc Professor Sander Adelaar discusses the curious linguistic and genetic origins of the people of Madagascar. With host Eric van Bemmel.
Changing the World: Jeff Blank
Oregon State University alum Jeff Blank is making the world a better place. He is currently the Vice President in charge of product development at Xerox Corporation.
Wireless Communication Systems, Wave propagation, reflection, refraction and diffraction, Stochastic Behavior of wire
Centers for Disease Control: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
Visitors to this Web site from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) will find a current and reliable source of information about Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS). The FAQs section offers a general overview of the disease and recent outbreak -- a good starting point for finding the facts behind the headline news. The site also offers recent CDC guidelines and recommendations geared toward medical professionals, travel advisories and related concerns, and links to World Health Organizatio
Chicago Museum of Science and Industry: 2005 Black Creativity
From Jan. 14 to Feb. 28, 2005, the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry is featuring 2005 Black Creativity as part of the Engineering the Future exhibit, where visitors can unlock the secrets of amazing engineering feats. The exhibit highlights engineering superheroes and explains the science behind accomplishments of these African American engineers. Visitors are encouraged to join comic-book personalities to solve a variety of fun, interactive engineering challenges. This website
Women in Science and Mathematics
Recent comments by Harvard University President Lawrence H. Summers, regarding women and mathematics have spurred numerous articles and responses. The first article from Yahoo News (1) gives an overview of the event, his comments, and some reactions. The comment most at issue is whether or not innate sex differences might leave women less capable of succeeding at the most advanced mathematics. The second website (2) offers Summers apology and clarifies his comments. The third article (3), alth
Sea and Sky: The Ocean Realm
The Ocean Realm is part of Sea and Sky, an award-winning, nonprofit website created by J.D. Knight, an Orlando-based Web designer, amateur astronomer, and marine aquarium hobbyist. The Ocean Realm offers two features: Reef Life, a presentation of animals who inhabit corral reefs; and Monsters of the Deep, an exploration of animals found in deep zones of the ocean. Reef Life contains gorgeous photographs; and basic information about a variety of sponges, corals, echinoderms, mollusks, sharks, and
Easy-to-read Health Information
The National Network of Libraries of Medicine offers this collection of links to easy-to-read Web sites for health-related information. Topics cover everything from diabetes to wound dressing to environmental health and safety. The site appears as an extensive list of links organized by topic. A main menu at the top of the page allows users to quickly jump to subjects of interest. The links lead to pages from National Institutes of Health Web sites and other authoritative sources, and are select
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