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Democratic Reason : The Mechanisms of Collective Intelligence in Politics (video)

La sagesse collective : principes et mécanismes

Colloque des 22-23 mai 2008, organisé par l'Institut du Monde Contemporain du Collège de France, sous la direction du Professeur Jon Elster.
Intervention de Hélène Landemore.

In this paper, Landemore argues that democratic institutions can be seen as ways to channel “democratic reason,” or the distributed intelligence of the many—a concept that she builds in part on the insights of the cognitive sciences. S
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System Identification and Parameter Estimation
This course is about non-parametric system identification based on estimators of spectral densities and its application to open-loop and closed-loop systems. Furthermore parameter estimation for linear and non-linear systems playes an important role. At the end of the course, a choice can be made out of three final assignments, for which recorded signals are available. The available demonstration programs have to be adapted in order to estimate proper transfer functions and model parameters. St
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Indiana Dunes Educational Opportunities
describes the facilities and educational and research programs of what has often been heralded as the birthplace of ecology. The Indiana Dunes, located in the northwest corner of the great state, is the nation's first national park in an urban setting.
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University Faculty Expressions of Computer Self-Efficacy and Personal Attitudes Regarding the Viabil
Studies have shown that there is a direct link between a teacher’s attitude towards self-efficacy and effectiveness. Further studies have refined this idea of how expressions of computer self-efficacy impacts upon attitudes regarding the use of technology in the classroom and by inference, the effectiveness of such technology. The purpose of this mixed method design study was to examine the impact that such attitudes can have upon faculty teaching at institutions of higher education as they re
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La intención del escritor y su mensaje

Actividad 25

Finalmente, en esta actividad, va a juzgar la intención del escritor y su mensaje.

  1. Explique el efecto que tienen las figuras retóricas utilizadas en el cuento.

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This unit was originally prepared for TeachandLearn.net by Jenny Brown, who is a chartered librarian and has worked as a school librarian in London for 15 years. She was one of the first to obtain the RSA Diploma in Technology for Teachers. Jenny has always had a keen interest in independent learning and higher-order thinking skills, and has championed the key role that librarians can play in developing these. While working for BECTa s
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3 The acquisitive model of learning
How do we learn? Understanding ‘how’ is the key to learning more effectively. This unit looks at the three main categories of theories: the acquisitive, constructivist and experiential models of learning. There is no right way to learn but developing an active approach will ensure that you are open to new ideas.
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Substance Abuse and the Family
This course focuses on families with members who are substance abusers, and the ways in which these families function. The course explores the methods and resources available for helping such families.
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3.40J Physical Metallurgy (MIT)
This course examines how the presence of 1-, 2- and 3D defects and second phases control the mechanical, electromagnetic and chemical behavior of metals and alloys. It considers point, line and interfacial defects in the context of structural transformations including annealing, spinodal decomposition, nucleation, growth, and particle coarsening. In addition, it concentrates on structure-function relationships, and in particular how grain size, interstitial and substitutional solid solutions, an
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FinsForOERv3 : fin spreadsheet
This spreadsheet has been written to help students explore the thermal behaviour of a single extended surface - i.e. a fin. In this spreadsheet the fin is assumed to be of uniform cross sectional area, have uniform thermal properties and be exposed to a uniform and constant convective heat transfer coefficient. The fin is considered to be in steady-state and all conductive heat transfer is one dimensional. The spreadsheet is not intended to take away the need for students to understand the go
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Interdisciplinary Science Man and Machines Student Document
Man and Machines covers topics from the fields of biophysics and physiology - you will research in depth the structure and function of some of the systems of the human body from biological, biochemical and physical perspectives.
Author(s): Paul Abel,Jon Scott,Derek Raine

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Blue Cotton BHS Drawstring Trousers
Blue cotton drawstring trousers. Pocket with flap to left hand side leg, one patch pocket to right back.. Maker: British Home Stores. Date: 1995 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Brown Suede Utility Shoes
brown suede shoes with almond toes, punch hole decoration and buckled ankle strap. Low solid heel (5cm/2'). Have been repaired with Phillips Stickasoles. Impressed label to insole 'Diana Broadway' repeated on inside of shoe together with Utility mark. Maker: Utility. Date: 1942(circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Regularity conditions for Banach function algebras
In June 2009 the Operator Algebras and Applications International Summer School was held in Lisbon. Dr Joel Feinstein taught one of the four courses available on Regularity conditions for Banach function algebras. He delivered four 90 minute lectures on and this learning object contains the slides, handouts, annotated slides and audio podcasts from each session. Banach function algebras are complete normed algebras of bounded, continuous, complex-valued functions defined on topological spaces.
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Introduction to compact operators
The aim of this session is to cover the basic theory of compact linear operators on Banach spaces. This includes definitions and statements of the background and main results, with illustrative examples and some proofs. Target audience: This material is accessible to anyone who has a basic knowledge of metric space topology, and who knows what a bounded linear operator on a Banach space is. It is most likely to be suitable for postgraduate students or final year undergraduates.
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Older womans dress in patterned Crimplene
Dress with red, black and orange pattern. Long sleeves, round neck, back zip fastening, straight skirt, double-breasted effect at front with six black buttons. Date: 1960 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Mathematical analysis
This is a module framework. It can be viewed online or downloaded as a zip file. As taught in 2007-2008 and 2009-2010. This module introduces mathematical analysis building upon the experience of limits of sequences and properties of real numbers and on calculus. It includes limits and continuity of functions between Euclidean spaces, differentiation and integration. A variety of very important new concepts are introduced by investigating the properties of numerous examples, and developing the a
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Portmeirion Milk Jug and Sugar Bowl
Milk jug and sugar bowl. Backstamp (to both): Pomona The Goddess of Fruits Portmeirion Made in England. Milk jug is decorated with cherries and leaves with Biggareaux Cherries in flourishing script below. Sugar bowl has same cherries and inscription, also purple plums and green leaves with L'Imperatrice Plum in same script; also pears and leaves with The Teinton Squash Pears in same script.. Maker: Portmeirion - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Meakin Coffee Pot: Aztec Design
Tall white coffee pot with pale blue lid. Stylised design in shades of blue and green. Backstamp: Studio DandG Meakin England and JG logo. Maker: D and G Meakin. Date: 1970 (circa) - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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Boots Battery Powered Razor
Razor housed in two-tone grey plastic with 'Boots' in gold lettering on side. Battery powered; impressed on side in light grey section '1.5 volts' and 'Switzerland'. Clear perspex removable top to protect silver mesh head. In original red plastic case with press-stud fasten. Instruction leaflet and guarantee enclosed, dated 24.10.1964. Maker: Boots. Date: 1964 - from the The Betty Smithers Design Collection at Staffordshire University.
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