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Cohesion within the euro area and the US: A wavelet-based view

António Rua, Artur Silva Lopes
2015 OECD Journal Journal of Business Cycle Measurement and Analysis  
The results obtained unveil a noteworthy heterogeneity and highlight the usefulness of a wavelet-based measure of cohesion.  ...  This wavelet-based measure of cohesion allows one to assess how synchronization has evolved over time and across frequencies simultaneously.  ...  The results obtained highlight the usefulness of a wavelet-based measure of cohesion so as to uncover both frequency and time-varying features.  ... 
doi:10.1787/jbcma-2014-5js1j15792zp fatcat:bvze3mieujcgtnrwye24zhvjpu

Quality Evaluation of Structural Design in Software Reverse Engineering: A Focus On Cohesion

Chung-Yang Chen, Kuang-Yen Tai, Sin-Sian Chong
2021 IEEE Access  
OntRECoh features a domain-specific knowledge base that focuses on cohesion design and a rule-based inference engine for computing the cohesion scores of Java-based implemented systems and providing improvement  ...  Furthermore, OntRECoh includes both static and dynamic cohesion measures from both the design and the implementation aspects, for the evaluation to be more comprehensive and synthetic in the SRE context  ...  Chen and Tsai developed a requirement quality ontology (OWQFunc) to help identify the hidden requirements that require experiences and knowledge to unveil [48] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2021.3102295 fatcat:7abtd7eunbesnglkzdmntrqgda

Cohesion, Polycentricity, Missing Links and Bottlenecks: Conflicting Spatial Storylines for Pan-European Transport Investments

2003 European Planning Studies  
This article undertakes a discourse-centred investigation of the underlying rationales of European Union (EU) transport-sector investments.  ...  Transport sector investments have to satisfy different aims related to growth, competitiveness, cohesion and sustainability.  ...  Acknowledgements This article draws on work carried out as part of the author's doctoral research at Rutgers University, which was co-funded by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.  ... 
doi:10.1080/09654310303638 fatcat:ii2hdrzjsjcafkjhyywnvnluyy

Small Houses, Big Community: Tiny Housers' Desire for More Cohesive and Collaborative Communities

Willoughby, Mangold, Zschau
2020 Social Sciences  
The findings of this exploratory study suggest that a majority of tiny housers desire to be part of more cohesive and collaborative communities.  ...  While stressing the importance of community, tiny housers also expressed concerns over privacy.  ...  The Institutional Review Board (IRB) of the University of North Georgia approved this study under code 2017-118-COM. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/socsci9020016 fatcat:3tsqls6ncnen3kqsvmfdou2ehy

Assessing the Effectiveness of the UN Security Council's Anti-terrorism Measures: The Quest for Legitimacy and Cohesion

A. Bianchi
2006 European journal of international law  
Finally, the article attempts to evaluate, primarily from the perspective of legal interpretation, how to reconcile the predominant security concerns underlying anti-terror measures with the cohesion of  ...  This article aims to assess the effectiveness of the Security Council's anti-terror measures against the background of the Member States' practices of implementation.  ...  the perspective of legal interpretation, on how to reconcile the predominant security concerns underlying anti-terror measures with the cohesion of the international legal system in its current stage of  ... 
doi:10.1093/ejil/chl032 fatcat:2hdvqbxsyzdshoozpnghuoz3ay

Perceive Project Deliverable Qualitative Report On The Impact And Effectiveness Of Communication Strategies From The Semi Structured Interviews With Cohesion Policy Practitioners (Including Third-Party Partners In The Consortium), Written By Each Partner

Vitaliano Barberio, Ines Kuric, Edoardo Mollona, Pareschi Luca, Nicholas Charron, Monika Bauhr, Violeta Florian, Monica Mihaela Tudor, Paweł Chmieliński, Barbara Wieliczko, Adam Wasilewski, Marek Wigier (+8 others)
2017 Zenodo  
The only exception being Italy's case-studies, where the moderator was a journalist with expertise in Cohesion Policy, under instruction and assistance of the researchers of the UNIBO team.  ...  Each report is based both on an original data collection and on the analysis of the focus group's section that addresses communication issues.  ...  For example, in the region of Essex, in UK, the discourse on the role of EU is crucial and our informants, in the focus group, explained that a delicate concern is the predation of the success of cohesion  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.834216 fatcat:2kxz6jp7cffelp42bxqhprb34m

Does Project Teamwork Matter? Investigating the Relationship between Transformational Leadership and Project Success

Syed Muhammad Javed Iqbal, Muhammad Shahid Nawaz, Sulaman Hafeez Siddiqui, Muhammad Kashif Imran
2019 Journal of Management Sciences  
To unveil one of these channels, this study supposed project teamwork as the mediator between transformational leadership and project success.  ...  To test the stated empirical relationship, data were obtained from 125 project managers working on various projects of Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan.  ...  However, the current study has introduced the project teamwork as a four-dimensional construct, i.e. project team communication, cohesiveness, collaboration and technical skills.  ... 
doi:10.20547/jms.2014.1906106 fatcat:qydoem6575gujbvcc2uefbvo2e

Psychological parameters to understand and manage the NIMBY effect

E. Pol, A. Di Masso, A. Castrechini, M.R. Bonet, T. Vidal
2006 European Review of Applied Psychology  
This phenomenon, which to a certain extent can be considered normal, is related to social perception of risk, to the complex process of attribution of causes, and to perceived inequity.  ...  It addresses the issue of life quality in terms of the potential alteration of people's well-being that generates self-defence behaviour.  ...  They argued that unveiling the true interests, whether explicit or hidden, of the rejection movement was es-sential.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.erap.2005.02.009 fatcat:ttfqp3wzurfyrafeecprw4skku

Reflections on the Eurozone's Challenges

Marta Götz
2013 Contemporary Economics  
A simple evaluation of the Eurozone's macroeconomic stability based on available forecasts results in several tentative, overly optimistic conclusions that a slightly increasing internal cohesion is underway  ...  As a factor that influences progress in other areas, the latter topic is a special focus. It shall be stressed that the classification advanced in this paper is only one of many possibilities.  ...  The crisis has unveiled the hidden truth that regulators cannot establish perfect rules and standards, that markets do not operate optimally, that institutions have many drawbacks and that people seldom  ... 
doi:10.5709/ce.1897-9254.120 fatcat:5r64n3j3hzfs5iss3n3itwi5fm

The sociocultural dimension of TEFL education: The Omani file

Jane Jackson Fahmy, Linda Bilton
1992 Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development  
Further, few scholars have considered disciplinary specific textbooks in their analyses of identity.  ...  This study aimed at investigating shades of identity in TEFL textbooks. Most identity studies have focused on authors as knowledge producers.  ...  The analysis was organized based on the major elements of each Hallidyan metafunction and unveiled the dominant ideological identities in the corpus.  ... 
doi:10.1080/01434632.1992.9994496 fatcat:ly2mop7lqvcuva4vswq6nr746a

Migration Pattern As Threshold Parameter In The Propagation of The Covid-19 Epidemic Using An Actor-Based Model for SI-Social Graph

Arnold Adimabua Ojugo, Rume Elizabeth Yoro
2021 JINAV: Journal of Information and Visualization  
We also employed a design that sought to block or minimize targeted spread of the contagion with the introduction of seedset node(s) using the susceptible-infect framework on a time-varying social graph  ...  Our study involved modelling the covid-19 contagion on a social graph, so as to ascertain if its propagation using migration pattern as a threshold parameter can be minimized via the employment of set  ...  A variant of the Markov model is the Hidden Markov and Profile Hidden Markovboth of which seeks to address the fundamental issues of Markov by: (a) makes explicit use of positional (alignment) data contained  ... 
doi:10.35877/454ri.jinav379 fatcat:te7db23jgnhqfls6egsi7qwgfy

A Systemic-Functional Stylistic Appraisal of Chimamanda N. Adichie's Purple Hibiscus (2003)

2017 International Journal on Studies in English Language and Literature  
It aims at unveiling the stylistic value of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Purple Hibiscus (2003) from a systemic-functional perspective propounded by MAK Halliday and his followers (, etc.).  ...  It specifically seeks to apply Leech and Short's checklist of four categories, namely: lexical categories, grammatical categories, figures of speech, and cohesion and context, to three systematically selected  ...  The use of concrete nouns in this extract denotes the writer"s concern with a physical and concrete description.  ... 
doi:10.20431/2347-3134.0501010 fatcat:6fvjtw7llncyxm6g7uvujszcnm

Critical Learning: Critical Discourse Analysis in EFL Teaching

Dolores Fernández Martínez
2012 Journal of Language Teaching and Research  
Critical discourse analysis promotes the application of critical thinking to social situations and the unveiling of hidden connections between language use, ideology and power.  ...  The main principles of critical discourse analysis can be incorporated in order to turn a song, a t-shirt slogan or an email into the subject of linguistic exploitation and socio-cultural debate.  ...  FROM DISCOURSE ANALYSIS TO CRITICAL LEARNING Discourse analysis is a broad and fast-developing interdisciplinary field concerned with the study of language use in context.  ... 
doi:10.4304/jltr.3.2.283-288 fatcat:46pv2fmc4vhutgjys7waros5rq

Peripheral Network Connectivity Analyses for the Real-Time Tracking of Coupled Bodies in Motion

Vilelmini Kalampratsidou, Elizabeth B. Torres
2018 Sensors  
Such cohesive motion patterns self-emerge and dissolve largely beneath the awareness of the actors and the observers. Consequently, hand coding methods may miss latent aspects of the phenomena.  ...  The present paper addresses this gap and provides new methods to quantify the moment-by-moment evolution of self-emerging cohesiveness during highly complex ballet routines.  ...  This measure has the advantage of being a proper distance metric satisfying the triangle inequality and symmetry condition (in contrast to, e.g., the Kullback-Leiber divergence, a measure of how one probability  ... 
doi:10.3390/s18093117 pmid:30223588 pmcid:PMC6164645 fatcat:qnokq72mgnakfaanxg7gd7n4jm

Academic Writing Assessment: A Generic Encounter

Mohammad Aghajanzadeh Kiasi
2017 Porta Linguarum  
EFL/ESL researchers and teachers usually find the assessment of writing as a serious challenge, especially when several writing tasks are demanded in a curriculum.  ...  Despite a quantitatively significant difference in comments on content richness and leniency toward discourse, several writing constructs were accorded the same level of importance whatever the writing  ...  to raise serious concerns about both reliability and validity -particularly construct validity-in measuring L2 writing performance"(p. 607).  ... 
doi:10.30827/digibug.53954 fatcat:5ecbvl4g35ahjaeffgvcusgufi
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