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Opening government: Transparency and engagement in the information age [chapter]

John Wanna
2018 Opening Government: Transparency and Engagement in the Information Age  
where she works in the Crowdsourced Democracy Team. Previously, she worked as a postdoctoral Brown Fellow and as Deputy Director of the Brown Institute for Media Innovation at Stanford.  ...  Tanja has designed and developed several online platforms and processes for crowdsourced journalism and policymaking, and advised local and national governments in participatory policymaking projects.  ...  Speaking of websites, why not forget them too? Because very soon, they will be replaced by virtual assistants.  ... 
doi:10.22459/og.04.2018.01 fatcat:47qxlpr5pvdhdpghyfwv7oaj5y

12. A Practitioner's Guide to Open Educational Resources: A Case Study [chapter]

Howard Miller
2016 Open Education: International Perspectives in Higher Education  
Introduction to Open Education References Altbach, P. G., Gumport, P. J. and Berdahl, R.  ...  ; (ii) Academic Services Division supports the learning, teaching and research needs of the University; (iii) Research and Innovation Division coordinates the University's research agenda; (iv) Students  ...  Porcello and Hsi (2013) discuss the use of crowdsourcing as an option to improve the quality of STEM OERs.  ... 
doi:10.11647/obp.0103.12 fatcat:7zoieaohsjdodmedcvl5hsix64

2. Emancipation through Open Education: Rhetoric or Reality? [chapter]

Andy Lane
2016 Open Education: International Perspectives in Higher Education  
Introduction to Open Education References Altbach, P. G., Gumport, P. J. and Berdahl, R.  ...  ; (ii) Academic Services Division supports the learning, teaching and research needs of the University; (iii) Research and Innovation Division coordinates the University's research agenda; (iv) Students  ...  Porcello and Hsi (2013) discuss the use of crowdsourcing as an option to improve the quality of STEM OERs.  ... 
doi:10.11647/obp.0103.02 fatcat:hxeswf6ffbfxpe476dctiniyke

Iterative Feature Mining for Constraint-Based Data Collection to Increase Data Diversity and Model Robustness

Stefan Larson, Anthony Zheng, Anish Mahendran, Rishi Tekriwal, Adrian Cheung, Eric Guldan, Kevin Leach, Jonathan K. Kummerfeld
2020 Proceedings of the 2020 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP)   unpublished
We show how prior workflows are special cases of our approach, and present a way to apply the approach to dialog tasks such as intent classification and slot-filling.  ...  Diverse data is crucial for training robust models, but crowdsourced text often lacks diversity as workers tend to write simple variations from prompts.  ...  All model experiments were run on an Nvidia GPU (in the case  ... 
doi:10.18653/v1/2020.emnlp-main.650 fatcat:l3nfpmuh7vb5fcm5ye43zjis6y

WILDS: A Benchmark of in-the-Wild Distribution Shifts [article]

Pang Wei Koh, Shiori Sagawa, Henrik Marklund, Sang Michael Xie, Marvin Zhang, Akshay Balsubramani, Weihua Hu, Michihiro Yasunaga, Richard Lanas Phillips, Irena Gao, Tony Lee, Etienne David (+11 others)
2021 arXiv   pre-print
To facilitate method development, we provide an open-source package that automates dataset loading, contains default model architectures and hyperparameters, and standardizes evaluations.  ...  Distribution shifts -- where the training distribution differs from the test distribution -- can substantially degrade the accuracy of machine learning (ML) systems deployed in the wild.  ...  acknowledge the support of DARPA under Nos.  ... 
arXiv:2012.07421v3 fatcat:bsohmukpszajxeadeo25oxmbs4

DIGITAL SKILLS FROM SILENT TO ALPHA GENERATION: AN OVERVIEW

Elisa Cirilli, Paola Nicolini, Luigi Mandolini
2019 EDULEARN19 Proceedings   unpublished
Knowing the digital skills of each generation and the modes of their interaction with technologies allows us to plan interventions, products, concrete actions favouring the centrality of the subject and  ...  This research question has generated two more questions: do the features of each generation affect the respective perception? Do the digital skills possessed by each generation change perception?  ...  Gaidukevich THE VALUE OF NEWS PROGRAMME VIDEOS AS A TOOL IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING E. Temyanikova, E. Stolyarova, M.  ... 
doi:10.21125/edulearn.2019.1271 fatcat:aegwfba4x5b3hgbjinlibn4hai

Extracting personal information from conversations [article]

Anna Tigunova, Universität Des Saarlandes
2022
In the context of recommendation and retrieval models, personal facts can be used to customize the ranking results for individual users.  ...  In this dissertation we address the acquisition of personal knowledge from conversational data.  ...  Consider, for example, the following conversation between a human (H) and an intelligent assistant (A), illustrating the need of the intelligent assistant to have background information about its interlocutor  ... 
doi:10.22028/d291-35628 fatcat:toa7cryijbf27nz4ve3xloyj6m

Peace, Politics, and Religion [chapter]

Jeffrey Haynes
2018 The Palgrave Handbook of Global Approaches to Peace  
In addition, religion retained a strong, some say growing, significance as a core source of identity for billions of people around the world.  ...  Numerous religious leaders and faith-based organizations are important carriers and focal points of religious ideas, playing an important role in many countries, both developed and developing, as well  ...  The funders had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, or in the decision to publish the results.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-78905-7_31 fatcat:h2lkptgmevdytgtm32zgszmvey

Proceedings of the 3rd Swiss conference on barrier-free communication (BfC 2020)

Susanne Johanna Jekat, Steffen Puhl, Luisa Carrer, Alexa Lintner
2021
Particularly in view of the trend towards longer working lives, which will be accompanied by an increasing number of employees with hearing loss (Weber and Weber 2015) , "hearing-friendly" work opportunities  ...  They are mostly translated from a text in standard language and thus represent an additional communication offer for readers (Bredel and Maaß 2016, 57; 140).  ...  discusses whether speed and reductions may have an impact on understanding the content of subtitled TV programmes for children.  ... 
doi:10.21256/zhaw-3001 fatcat:yrhu5fgl6bbqjoetoq5hyjbc6m

Synthese von Methodendefinitionen aus natürlichsprachlichen Äußerungen

Vanessa Steurer
2019
In der Arbeit Almond: The Architecture of an Open, Crowdsourced, Privacy-Preserving, Programmable Virtual Assistant [CRX + 17] von Campagna et al. wird die Chatanwendung Almond entwickelt, unterschiedliche  ...  To ring a beverage, open the fridge and select one of te beverages inside, pour it into one of the glasses on the kitchen counter and hand the glass over to the person. • scikit-learn: Bibliothek mit Werkzeugen  ...  That's how we make a drink"" " Look at the person in front of you. Extend one of your hands towards the person. Say 'Hello' to that person."  ... 
doi:10.5445/ir/1000098346 fatcat:g4sytaizyzcntarwwlv6mu73ke

COMMODITY SCIENCE IN A CHANGING WORLD PROCEEDINGS SCIENTIFIC WORKS International Advisory Board __________________________________________________________-6-International Scientific Committee __________________________________________________________-7-Organizing Committee

Hadzhiev, Maria Lucchetti, Eva Waginger, Lesiów, Assoc Poland, Misniakewicz, Assoc Poland, Assoc Temenuga Stoykova, Assoc Denka Zlateva, Assoc Daniela Ivanova, Vasileva, Nina Stefanov (+5 others)
unpublished
Acknowledgements Publication was financed from the funds granted to the Faculty of Commodity Science at Cracow University of Economics, within the framework of the subsidy for the maintenance of research  ...  According to the assessors, potato chips E and F had the best texture (4,75). Significantly lower ratings for this parameter were given to product G (mean -3,7) .  ...  architecture.  ... 
fatcat:urt455n7fvdp5kfa6g45fldw54