Quantitative models for early prediction of software development success: a practitioner’s perspec
This study investigated some of the early non-technical components of the software development process from the perspective of project success. The causal relationships among these components, as well as their relationship to software practitionersâ overall perception of project success, were depicted through a Bayesian Belief Network. Components related to sponsor/management, customer/users and requirements management. Data was gathered through a survey of practitioners. This research is imp
National Security and Intellectual Freedom
In fighting today's 'war on terror', how do the new post-9/11 national security laws, executive orders and policies infringe on our traditional freedoms of inquiry? Are they an important weapon in keeping Americans more secure? Do they benefit society and do they help keep us a free people? UCB faculty will discuss these issues in an evening that celebrates and honors the US Constitution of the 18th century. The panelists are: Michael Nacht, Dean of the Goldman School of Public Policy and natio
Bioinformatics & Operational Research
Bioinformatics & Operational Research - Joerg Fliege and Andrew Collins Keywords:UNSPECIFIED
21H.968J Nature, Environment, and Empire (MIT)
This course is an exploration of the relationship between the study of natural history, both domestic and exotic, by Europeans and Americans, and concrete exploitation of the natural world, focusing on the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Perth, Australia - Study Abroad
Students will study in Perth, Australia at the University of Western Australia (UWA), a member of Australia's prestigious "Group of Eight" leading research-intensive universities. Contact the Office of International Studies for more information. http://www.nd.edu/~ois/
21H.433 The Age of Reason: Europe in the 18th and 19th Centuries (MIT)
Has there ever been an "Age of Reason?" In the western tradition, one might make claims for various moments during Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and the Renaissance. In this class, however, we will focus on the two and a half centuries between 1600 and 1850, a period when insights first developed in the natural sciences and mathematics were seized upon by social theorists, institutional reformers and political revolutionaries who sought to change themselves and the society in which they lived. Thr
2.96 Management in Engineering (MIT)
This course serves as an introduction to engineering management. Topics include financial principles, management of innovation, engineering project planning and control, human factors, career planning, patents, and technical strategy. The case study method of instruction in this course emphasizes student participation in class discussion. This class was also offered in Course 13 (Department of Ocean Engineering) as 13.52. In 2005, ocean engineering subjects became part of Course 2 (Department
The Voices of Violence: Three Stories of Dowry Violence in India
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/asia-india-dowry-marriage-violence-against-women-bride-culture-husband-physical-mental-sexual-suicide Three women tell the stories of how dowry violence has scarred them -- both physically and emotionally.
1.2.1 Planning your search Your approach to searching will depend to a great extent on what kind of person you are. In an ideal world, when searching for information for a specific purpose, we would all find what exactly we were looking for at the first attempt, especially if we are in a hurry. However, it’s always a good idea to have some kind of plan when you are searching for information, if only to help you plan your time and make sure you find the information you need. If I was starting to search for material on
Your approach to searching will depend to a great extent on what kind of person you are. In an ideal world, when searching for information for a specific purpose, we would all find what exactly we were looking for at the first attempt, especially if we are in a hurry. However, it’s always a good idea to have some kind of plan when you are searching for information, if only to help you plan your time and make sure you find the information you need. If I was starting to search for material on
4.1 Inflexion The underlying grammatical rules of Indo-European languages (for example, English, Gaelic, French, German, Russian, Latin, Greek, Punjabi) are similar, but it is not always easy to appreciate this when you are beginning to learn a new language. A common feature of all these languages is the inflexion of nouns, adjectives and verbs, whereby the end of the word is changed according to its function in the sentence. For example, woman, woman's, women and women's are all inflexions o
The underlying grammatical rules of Indo-European languages (for example, English, Gaelic, French, German, Russian, Latin, Greek, Punjabi) are similar, but it is not always easy to appreciate this when you are beginning to learn a new language. A common feature of all these languages is the inflexion of nouns, adjectives and verbs, whereby the end of the word is changed according to its function in the sentence. For example, woman, woman's, women and women's are all inflexions o
21H.346 France 1660-1815: Enlightenment, Revolution, Napoleon (MIT)
A century and a half ago, Alexis de Tocqueville argued that the Revolution of 1789 in France constituted the culmination of long-term administrative and social changes, rather than a rupture with the past. In this class, we will consider that Tocquevillian insight by examining four aspects of French experience from the reign of the Sun King, Louis XIV, to the rule of the Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte: Absolutism, Enlightenment, Revolution, and Empire. Through the study of primary and secondary sou
Retailing in Leeds - Consumer Shopping preferences
Leeds is a major city in the UK and as such is a magnet for shoppers from the surrounding region. Around 1.7 to 1.9 million people are in the catchment area as shoppers in Leeds city centre. Consequently retail is an important business for Leeds. John Temperley Senior Lecturer in Marketing in the Business School and a retail specialist, explains the choices that face consumers and what their preferences are, based on research by students sponsored by Leeds city centre management. The results ar
BIOL 325-01, Molecular Biology, Spring 2006
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The Embrey Human Rights Program at Southern Methodist University
SMU is one of the few universities in the U.S. to offer an undergraduate degree in human rights. The University’s innovative minor, major and master’s degree programs in human rights and social justice are a model for others in higher education. The Embrey Human Rights Program, in SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, trains students for careers in human rights through creative and interdisciplinary study, educational travel and public learning events underscoring the credo, “
Pregnancy with diabetes
Dr Roger Gadsby from the institute of education at Warwick Medical School talks about a study in to how women with diabetes plan for pregnancy which could have major implications for care in this area.
Transitional Justice and the Inter-American Human Rights System
Seminar delivered on Tuesday 1 December 2009 by Par Engstrom, Lecturer in Human Rights, Human Rights Consortium, School of Advanced Study, University of London.
Dr. Kamila Sobol discusses her research
Dr. Kamila Sobol, Assistant Professor of Marketing at the John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, discusses her research.
Watch the Whale Wash
Each year, the Museum's blue whale model gets spruced up in an annual scrub down. In the Milstein Hall of Ocean Life, visitors at the Museum watched as members of the Exhibition department use long-handled brushes and vacuums to wipe away the dust from the 94-foot long, 21,000-pound model. On July 8, 2014, the Museum broadcast a special online livestream of the cleaning. Watch a recording of the event: https://new.livestream.com/accounts/3435703/whalewash Learn more about the whales, includin
Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Meter tool
Light Meter simulation tool
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.