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Caracterização Geomorfológica da Serra André Lopes

Carlos Grohmann & Ivo Karmann
Trabalho apresentado no VII Simpósio Internacional de Iniciação Científica da USP (SIICUSP) de 1999. Citação: Carvalho, C.H.G., Karmann, I., 1999. Caracterização Geomorfológica da Serra André Lopes. VII SIICUSP, São Paulo, p.274. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.1089657

Synthesis and Biological Activity of Organophosphates Phenoxy Derivatives Derived from 2-Mercapto Benzoxazole

, Neeru Choudhary, Meena Nagar & Gita Seth
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Which narrations for persuasive technologies? : Habits and procedures in Ayiti: The Cost of Life

Riccardo Fusaroli & Gabriele Ferri
Ayiti: The Cost of Life is a very successful edutainment game pursuing persuasive aims through an unusually high level of difficulty. Analyzing this game, comprehending its unfolding meaning-making processes and describing its persuasive effectiveness is a challenging task. To achieve it, it will be necessary to discuss how semiotics, ludology and procedural criticism intend narrativity in relation to games. A novel approach, based on Peirce’s notion of habit, will be used to overcome some analytical...

Classifying complex dynamic patterns into phoneme categories. Strong Inference

Fred Hasselman
Chapter 4 of: Beyond the boundary. An analysis of verisimilitude and causal ontology of scientific claims: Aetiologies of developmental dyslexia as a case in point.

A survey of popular ‘omics’ assembly tools

Keith Bradnam
This report contains the results of an informal online survey that attempted to determine which are the current tools that are primarily being used for genome, transcriptome, and metagenome assembly.

A novel approach to forensic molecular biology education and training: it’s impact on the criminal justice system

Khalid Mahmud Lodhi, Robert Livingston Grier & Paul J. Speaker
The managers of crime laboratories face significant hurdles when preparing new hires to become productive members of the laboratory. New hires require six months of training/experience in the crime laboratory before becoming a productive member of the Biology (DNA) section. To address this deficiency in forensic DNA education, a novel forensic education curriculum was developed and tested for three consecutive years in the forensic science program at Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC. The curriculum used...

Executive Summary: A Review of Options for the Development of Research Data Management Technical Infrastructure at the University of Sheffield

John A. Lewis
This purpose of this report is to indicate options available for the development of a technical infrastructure to support research data management (RDM) at the University of Sheffield. RDM, its situation within academic research and recent drivers towards change are defined. The processes involved in RDM and the elements of the supporting technical infrastructure are examined. The local context, of RDM technical infrastructure at the University of Sheffield and collaborating institutions, is explored. The range...

Acoustic profiling in a complexly social species, the American crow: caws encode information on caller sex, identity and behavioural context

, Robin R. Tarter, James C. Ha, Anne B. Clark & Kevin J. McGowan
Previous research on inter-individual variation in the calls of corvids has largely been restricted to single call types, such as alarm or contact calls, and has rarely considered the effects of age on call structure. This study explores structural variation in a contextually diverse set of ‘caw’ calls of the American crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos), including alarm, foraging recruitment and territorial calls, and searches for structural features that may be associated with behavioural context and caller...

PhD Project : Mapping the Open Science Movement: Characteristics and Impact on the Research System (April 2014)

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The Open Science (OS) movement explores and prototypes new practices and methods of production, diffusion, and use of knowledge. It consists of a variety of initiatives (Open Access, Open Data, Open Labs) aiming at a more open, transparent and collaborative scientific process both inside and outside academic research (Citizen Scientists). This movement seems to emerge in symbiosis with Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and peer-to-peer and contributive modes of organization (Open Culture). Given the rising...

Opodatkowanie sportowców = Taxation of Sportsmen. Journal of Health Sciences. 2014;04(04):011-016. ISSN 1429-9623 / 2300-665X.

, Mariusz Klimczyk & Agata Klimczyk
Streszczenie Artykuł przedstawia podstawowe regulacja prawa wewnętrznego i międzynarodowego dotyczące opodatkowania dochodów uzyskiwanych przez sportowców. Autorzy dokonują spostrzeżenia, że wewnętrzne prawo podatkowe stawia sportowców w niekorzystnej sytuacji optymalizacyjno-podatkowej w przeciwieństwie do międzynarodowych regulacji. Celem pracy jest przedstawienie sytuacji podatkowej sportowca w RP. Podsumowując należy zwrócić uwagę przede wszystkim na fakt, że nie istnieje możliwość planowania podatkowego dla dochodów pochodzących z działalności sportowej wykonywanej w Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej, ponieważ dochody sportowców podlegają tylko art. 10 ustawy o...

Dealing with theoretical diversity: Ætiologies of developmental dyslexia as a case in point.

Fred Hasselman
Chapter 1 of: Beyond the boundary. An analysis of verisimilitude and causal ontology of scientific claims: Aetiologies of developmental dyslexia as a case in point.

Extracting robust trends in species’ distributions from unstructured opportunistic data: a comparison of methods

Nick Isaac, Arco Van Strien, Tom August & David Roy
This manuscript and supplementary information were submitted for review at Methods in Ecology & Evolution in December 2013.

Quantifying ligand–receptor interactions for gorge-spanning acetylcholinesterase inhibitors for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease

Elvis A.F. Martis, Rakesh C. Chandarana, , , Jacinta S. D’Souza, Krishna R. Iyer, , Santosh R. Nandan &
There is a need for continued development of acetylcholinesterase (AChE) inhibitors that could prolong the life of acetylcholine in the synaptic cleft and also prevent the aggregation of amyloid peptides associated with Alzheimer’s disease. The lack of a 3D-QSAR model which specifically deconvulates the type of interactions and quantifies them in terms of energies has motivated us to report a CoRIA model vis-à-vis the standard 3D-QSAR methods, CoMFA and CoMSIA. The CoRIA model was found...

Abstract for: Artificial Habitability Zones Shown Through a Hypothetical Planet

Payton Pearson
This is an extended abstract for the hypothetical planet paper.

Synthesis of 2-(4-Hydroxy-6-methyl-2-oxo-2H-pyran-3-carbonyl)-6,6-dimethyl-3-phenyl-3,5,6,7-tetrahydro-2H-benzofuran-4-one Derivatives via Multicomponent Reaction

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A sequential one-pot, two-step reaction for an efficient preparation of 2-(4-hydroxy-6-methyl-2-oxo-2H-pyran-3-carbonyl)-6,6-dimethyl-3-phenyl-3,5,6,7-tetrahydro-2H-benzofuran-4-one derivatives has been described. One-pot reaction of in situ–formed benzopyran-substituted pyridinium ylides with aromatic aldehydes and dimedone gives corresponding 2,3-dihydrofurans in good yields. The structures of all the newly synthesized compounds were confirmed from their analytical and spectral data.

Vilém Flusser and the Abysmal Privilege of Our Platforms

Josh Honn
The following short talk—an initial thinking-through and provocation from my recent reading—was presented at HASTAC 2014 in Lima, Peru, as part of the “Political Platforms: Software, Social Justice, and Designing for Change” panel, which included Beatrice Choi, Anne Cong-Huyen, Amanda Philips, and Tara McPherson (discussant).

Never Neutral: Critical Approaches to Digital Tools & Culture in the Humanities

Josh Honn
Presented at the University of Western Ontario's "Digital Humanities Speaker Series" on October 16, 2013. An earlier version was presented at the Illinois Institute of Technology's "Digital Humanities Speaker Series" on September 11, 2013. Many thanks to Whitney Trettien, Heather Froehlich, David Golumbia, and Robin Camille Davis for reading and providing feedback on drafts of this essay.

Giesler, Markus (2008), “Conflict and Compromise: Drama in Marketplace Evolution,” Journal of Consumer Research, 34 (April), 739-753. (lead article, based on dissertation thesis).

Markus Giesler
How do markets change? Findings from a 7-year longitudinal processual investi- gation of consumer performances in the war on music downloading suggest that markets in the cultural creative sphere (those organizing the exchange of intellec- tual goods such as music, movies, software, and the written word) evolve through stages of perpetual structural instability. Each stage addresses an enduring cultural tension between countervailing utilitarian and possessive ideals. Grounded in an- thropology and consumer behavior, I illustrate...

From digital competence to the civic engagement

Pablo Sánchez-Antolín, Francisco Javier Ramos-Pardo & Montserrat Blanco-García
Currently the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) play an essential role. We might even say that they have become indispensable, for both economic and social development of citizens, as also of regions, nations... This requirement represents a serious risk of marginalization for people who do not have access to these technologies and a decrease in their opportunities of social participation.

Traditional land uses enhanced plant biodiversity in a Mediterranean agro-silvo-pastoral system

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Mediterranean agro-silvo-pastoral systems play a key role in view of the positive contribution that they could offer to a sustainable development of European agriculture. The knowledge of the vegetation dynamics and of the processes and land uses favoring different vegetation types related to the same actual potential natural vegetation (PNV) could represent a sound reference framework for monitoring and managing plant biodiversity in these systems. The aim of the research was to evaluate plant diversity...

Taxonomic clarification of the dinophyte Rhabdosphaera erinaceus Kamptner, ≡ Scrippsiella erinaceus comb. nov. (Thoracosphaeraceae, Peridiniales)

Juliane Kretschmann, Carmen Zinssmeister & Marc Gottschling
The Scrippsiella trochoidea species complex (Thoracosphaeraceae, Peridiniales) consists of a cryptic diversity and multiple species, for which established scientific names are not available at present. Previously, the name Scrippsiella trochoidea has been taxonomically clarified, leaving a reliable determination of morphologically similar, but only distantly related species impossible. We isolated and cultivated Scrippsiella erinaceus comb. nov. (strains GeoM*533 and GeoM*534) from material collected near the type locality off Rovinj, Republic of Croatia (Adriatic Sea). We barcoded...

A GESTÃO DO CONHECIMENTO E O E-LEARNING: UMA RELAÇÃO POR MEIO DO MODELO SECI (SOCIALIZAÇÃO-EXTERNALIZAÇÃO-COMBINAÇÃO-INTERNALIZAÇÃO)

Maria Do Carmo Duarte Freitas, Nara Medianeira Stefano & Helena Fatima Nunes Silva
ISBN: 9788566201765 Administração, Direito e Tecnologia a serviço da
Cidadania. Coordenadores: Alex Volnei Teixeira e Dalton Borba.
Organizadores: Maurício Dalri Timm do Valle e Alisson Marcelo
Laurindo. Autores: Alisson Marcelo Laurindo et al. Instituto Memória
– Centro de Estudos da Contemporaneidade. Curitiba. 2014 300 p. 1.Direito 2.Administração 3. Tecnologia I. Título

Defining Sustainability through Developers' Eyes: Recommendations from an Interview Study

Mário Rosado De Souza, Robert Haines & Caroline Jay
Defining 'software sustainability' in the context of research, and determining how best to support it, remains a considerable challenge. The research reported here approaches the question from a new direction by asking research software developers to provide their own experience of and opinions about sustainability.
Two main themes emerged from the study: intrinsic sustainability - concerned with aspects of the software itself - and extrinsic sustainability - concerned with the environment in which it is developed....

Exposures and Cross-shift Lung Function Declines in Wildland Firefighters

Denise M. Gaughan, Chris A. Piacitelli, , Brandon F. Law, , Nicole T. Edwards, Paul L. Enright, Diane E. Schwegler-Berry, Stephen S. Leonard, Gregory R. Wagner, Lester Kobzik, Stefanos N. Kales, Michael D. Hughes, David C. Christiani, Paul D. Siegel, Jean M. Cox-Ganser & Mark D. Hoover
Respiratory problems are common among wildland firefighters. However, there are few studies directly linking occupational exposures to respiratory effects in this population. Our objective was to characterize wildland fire fighting occupational exposures and assess their associations with cross-shift changes in lung function. We studied 17 members of the Alpine Interagency Hotshot Crew with environmental sampling and pulmonary function testing during a large wildfire. We characterized particles by examining size distribution and mass concentration, and conducting...

Experiences on remote working

Jose Paredes & Amy Archer
Experiences on remote working environment deployment for Sustainable software development

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