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A-VIEW: Context-Aware Mobile E-Learning for the Masses [chapter]

Kamal Bijlani, Shivsubramani Krishnamoorthy, Venkat Rangan, Ranga Venkataraman
2012 Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering  
A-VIEW is designed to be context-aware, thus addressing the practical needs of a variety of users in various strata of society according to their available infrastructure, connectivity, bandwidth, local  ...  The combination of these factors is unfolding a new era in mobile e-learning where the ubiquity of connected mobile devices has provided a tremendous potential for knowledge to reach large numbers of learners  ...  The research and development for A-VIEW has been funded by the National Mission on Education (NME-ICT [MHRD]) and Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. In particular we would like to thank Mr. N.K.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-30607-5_1 fatcat:hyijke2hr5a2hjcd3mmkhgdrmi

The Challenging Context of Assistive Technology : A View from the USA

Alexandra Enders
1992 Journal of the Society of Biomechanisms  
Appropriate technology services reach far beyond the stereotype of wheelchairs for individuals with mobility impairments, custom jigs and fixtures in work settings, or computers in the classroom  ...  Technology is a powerful tool for access and community integration. The ehallenge to designers, engineers and practitioners is to technology can help the individual attain. In the U.S.  ...  LESSONS WE ARE LEARNING IN THE U.S. Technology must be viewed in context. A piece of hardware is no the only way to solve a problem. It is one option.  ... 
doi:10.3951/sobim.16._e_1 fatcat:cwduaylperhadgsclc22g6basq

Youth and Citizenship in the Digital Age: A View from Egypt

Linda Herrera
2012 Harvard Educational Review  
Building toward this larger perspective, this article probes how Egyptian youth have been learning citizenship, forming a generational consciousness, and actively engaging in politics in the digital age  ...  Youth are coming of age in a digital era and learning and exercising citizenship in fundamentally different ways compared to previous generations.  ...  Young people have been developing awareness of their common grievances-the consciousness to which Mannheim refers-and forming solidarities and strategies along generational lines with the aid of mobile  ... 
doi:10.17763/haer.82.3.88267r117u710300 fatcat:mjtgccbvrfdjvcn2pcxcy3cvqu

Introduction - Rethinking early medieval Christianity: a view from the Netherlands

Mayke De Jong
2003 Early Medieval Europe  
This was the context in which re-reading Mary Douglas's work yielded precious new insights, for it was a way of distancing oneself from the tendency to treat Christianity as a monolithic and unchanging  ...  What is the Bible, precisely, and how does the Mass work? Pilgrimage, penance, the cult of the saints?  ... 
doi:10.1111/1468-0254.00029 fatcat:m6igfrxxirbbjogqfsfkrqjede

The Economic Agenda: a View from the US

Michael Boskin
2004 Review of International Economics  
The role of fiscal policy as short run stimulus both on the spending side as on the tax side is discussed. We comment on trade, specifically the new trade round, and international finance.  ...  Long run fiscal imbalances due to aging are analyzed, the role of fiscal institutions such as the European Stability and Growth Pact, the Japanese bad loan problem and structural problems are put into  ...  Acknowledgements: This paper is based on a commentary paper given to the Stanford  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1467-9396.2004.00441.x fatcat:bgrjltf2tjfbzet6nxhplumo4y

Empire through Diasporic Eyes: A View from the Other Boat

Engseng Ho
2004 Comparative Studies in Society and History  
in these contexts.  ...  E. Lawrence's pro-Sharif policy in Arabia-many loyal British subjects.  ...  It is a view of the imperial ship of state as seen from a smaller boat sailing the same seas. 10 universalizing diasporas Twenty years ago, the word Diaspora referred to Jews, and was spelled with a capital  ... 
doi:10.1017/s001041750400012x fatcat:n6uqfxmk5rfrdjy364wd4m6gh4

Self-Organization in Career Systems: A View from Complexity Science

Hugh P. Gunz, Benyamin M. Bergmann Lichten, Rebecca G. Long
2002 M@n@gement  
For our purposes, we need only assume that career populations of interest can be identified. From this perspective, career systems are well seen as the context for individual careers 1 .  ...  Although in this paper we share a concern for patterns of career mobility, we change the unit of analysis and move to the organizational and supra-organizational level of career systems (a term we define  ...  Obviously, for a K = N network (assuming N is any size at all), the Boolean rules for each node would be extremely complex.  ... 
doi:10.3917/mana.051.0063 fatcat:5usspfdzxngdfataahtegv7j4m

Mathematics of Human Motion: from Animation towards Simulation (A View form the Outside) [article]

A.I. Zhmakin
2011 arXiv   pre-print
Thus the author hopes that this view from the outside will be of some interest not only for the strangers like himself, but for those who are inside as well.  ...  Second, the author probably failed to provide the uniform "level-of-detail" for this wide range of topics.  ...  A modified supervised learning algorithm is used for lower levels while a reinforcement learning approach is exploited for high level.  ... 
arXiv:1102.4992v1 fatcat:vf63c7dtqfdsra562sxlb7uh2m

Mancur Olson's Collective Action Theory 50 Years Later. A View From The Institutionalist Perspective

Sławomir Czech
2016 Journal of International Studies  
Th is essay is a tribute paid to one of the most distinguished landmarks in social theory -Mancur Olson's Th e Logic of Collective Action, which has recently turned 50 years old.  ...  Th e very assumptions employed by Olson are being questioned nowadays with respect to their compliance with reality and proper depiction of incentives that drive human behaviour.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Th is paper is an eff ect of the scientifi c project no. 2014/13/D/HS4/01815 fi nanced by National Science Center in Kraków, Poland.  ... 
doi:10.14254/2071-8330.2016/9-3/9 fatcat:mqif7gftwzfpdarty2mf2duqlm

Supporting Complex Work in Crowdsourcing Platforms: A View from Service-Oriented Computing

Lu Xiao, Hye-Young Paik
2014 2014 23rd Australian Software Engineering Conference  
However, those platforms mainly focus on the micro-task market and do not support the complex work consisting of interdependent, professional tasks.  ...  Many online crowdsourcing platforms allow the requester to advertise their tasks and help crowd workers find their jobs.  ...  Looking backwards, I have found myself achieved more than what I came for.  ... 
doi:10.1109/aswec.2014.11 dblp:conf/aswec/XiaoP14 fatcat:57yqqmdncna5riwiymddlh5e7e

Antisemitism and Related Expressions of Prejudice in a Global World: A View from Latin America [chapter]

Judit Bokser Liwerant
2021 Confronting Antisemitism from Perspectives of Philosophy and Social Sciences  
replaced by more analytical ones, showcasing differences in time,p lace, and forms of expression and its relation to changing contexts: from the Conquest and the Inquisition to nation-building and the  ...  The imaginaries that nourish direct discourses and practices have been built on mobilizing myths thatstrengthen their routes by opposing the negative identification of Jewish Otherness as the radical outsider  ...  She uses this concept for the studyo fI mperial Germany "Contemporaries, living and acting in Imperial Germany, learned to decode the message.  ... 
doi:10.1515/9783110671971-011 fatcat:kcqzgf4xfzcszgvlm56bxf5ywi

Discourses of crises and the European Union as a community without qualities: A view from the literary history

Gordana Djeric, Laurent Tournois
2014 Sociološki Pregled  
of Community without qualities, as another name for the European Union.  ...  In the absence of these qualities and, especially, in preference given to Musil's category 'sense of possibility'over the 'sense of reality', the authors recognise the interpretative basis for the analysis  ...  mobile, were able to disguise themselves in any of its attire.  ... 
doi:10.5937/socpreg1401003d fatcat:23jzmqnrczaw5nbdufhsazuypa

Tracing the spatial imprint of Oldowan technological behaviors: A view from DS (Bed I, Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania)

Fernando Diez-Martín, Lucía Cobo-Sánchez, Adrian Baddeley, David Uribelarrea, Audax Mabulla, Enrique Baquedano, Manuel Domínguez-Rodrigo, Enza Elena Spinapolice
2021 PLoS ONE  
In this work we present the results of the techno-economic study of the lithic assemblage recovered from DS.  ...  We also explore the spatial magnitude of the technological behaviors documented at this spot using powerful spatial statistical tools to unravel correlations between the spatial distributional patterns  ...  Acknowledgments We wish to thank the Tanzanian Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH), the Division of Antiquities and NCAA (Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority), within the Ministry of Natural  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0254603 pmid:34252171 pmcid:PMC8274881 fatcat:minvfkpgjjhgnj7afgupmlxfbm

Machine Learning in Cyber-Physical Systems and Manufacturing Singularity – It Does Not Mean Total Automation, Human is Still in the Centre: Part II – In-CPS and a View from Community on Industry 4.0 Impact on Society

Goran D. Putnik, Vaibhav Shah, Zlata Putnik, Luis Ferreira
2021 Journal of Machine Engineering  
in the context of CPS.  ...  Finally, a discussion of the problem from the manufacturing community point of view on future of human role in Industry 4.0 as the environment for advanced AI/ML applications is registered.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work has been supported by FCT -Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia within the R&D Units Project Scope: UIDB/00319/2020.  ... 
doi:10.36897/jme/134245 fatcat:6iw5z7qa35bylixpbyvmxc2pai

Working Class Culture, Family Life and Domestic Violence on Clydeside, c1918-1939: a View from Below

Annmarie Hughes
2007 International Review of Scottish Studies  
WORKING CLASS CULTURE, FAMILY LIFE AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ON CLYDESIDE, C 1918-1939: A VIEW FROM BELOW. 'People have no idea how the poor lived in those days.  ...  It was a view summed up by one inspector after a visit to children residing in the city north of the Clyde in 1883: Altogether we cannot report so favourably as to the general appearance of the children  ...  Further information may be obtained by writing to the above address or by e-mail from: kjames@uoguelph.ca  ... 
doi:10.21083/irss.v27i0.198 fatcat:kfj323ruhnak7myhe2cnmxrjxe
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