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Developers' Diverging Perceptions of Productivity [chapter]

André N. Meyer, Gail C. Murphy, Thomas Fritz, Thomas Zimmermann
2019 Rethinking Productivity in Software Engineering  
One way to better understand differences and commonalities in developers' perceptions of productivity is to investigate if we can find patterns or group developers with similar perceptions.  ...  Figure 12 - 1 . 121 Three types of developers and their perceptions of productivity over the course of a workday 143 • The balanced developers are less affected by disruptions.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4842-4221-6_12 fatcat:5yxuabnx4ff57k2p6qjnd6q6km

Use of S.O.I. Abilities for Prediction

Claude H. Cunningham, Bruce Thompson, Herbert L. Alston, James A. Wakefield
1978 The gifted child quarterly  
production of figural units (DFU), and divergent production of semantic units (DMU).  ...  For an Anglo student with a divergent production of figural units (DFU) score of 29, a divergent production of semantic units (DMU) score of 75, and a cognition of semantic units (CMU) score cf 19, the  ... 
doi:10.1177/001698627802200416 fatcat:2okxolqnunchzln7j2gmsbdfj4

Physical education teachers' self-reported use and perceptions of various teaching styles

Pamela Hodges Kulinna, Donetta J Cothran
2003 Learning and Instruction  
Unfortunately, little is known about teachers' use and perception of various teaching styles.  ...  The purpose of this study was to explore physical education teachers' self-reported use and perceptions of various teaching styles.  ...  Only one productive style (divergent production) was in the top five styles used by teachers.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0959-4752(02)00044-0 fatcat:wdw5owmaw5b5vldojyeu2x5k6y

Marketing through Instagram influencers: the impact of number of followers and product divergence on brand attitude

Marijke De Veirman, Veroline Cauberghe, Liselot Hudders
2017 International Journal of Advertising  
Also, cooperating with influencers with high numbers of followers might not be the best marketing choice for promoting divergent products, as this lowers the brand's perceived uniqueness and consequently  ...  Important, only in limited cases, perceptions of popularity due to the influencer's number of followers, lead to perceptions of opinion leadership.  ...  The low divergent product (M = 2.91, SD = .97) was evaluated significantly lower in divergence than the high divergent product (M = 4.25, SD = .60, t(116) = -8.94, p < .001).  ... 
doi:10.1080/02650487.2017.1348035 fatcat:bdfjk6bjvbandjkcbtw5tapiia

Divergent Thinking in the Construction of Architectural Models

Kyle W. Talbott
2004 International Journal of Architectural Computing  
It is argued that this phenomenon, here called intermittent divergence, is rooted in a special kind of interaction between perception and imagination, and that this interaction has specific experiential  ...  The article examines one little understood but ubiquitous form of divergent thinking achieved intermittently during the act of drawing or modeling.  ...  Model-building as imagery management Of all the facets of experience used to fuel divergent thinking, visual perception is most extensively used by architectural designers.Through visual perception, imagery  ... 
doi:10.1260/1478077041518665 fatcat:rucm55jc7fafjdrkhlzvunrsxq

A variationist approach to tone categorization in Cantonese

Jingwei Zhang, Yanyong Zhang, Daming Xu
2019 Chinese Language & Discourse  
It approaches the issue of whether Cantonese has six or nine tones by focusing on two ongoing tone mergers: (1) the merger of yin qu T3 and yang qu T6, and (2) the merger of lower yin ru T8 and yang ru  ...  This study examines tone mergers in Hong Kong Cantonese from the perspective of variationist sociolinguistics.  ...  Acknowledgements The study was supported by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Project no: Z448F) and the University of Hong Kong (Project no. 10401150.14304.10010.323.01). References  ... 
doi:10.1075/cld.18008.zha fatcat:mxbxj7vmdzdudb7x75cvu6cera

Page 681 of American Catholic Quarterly Review Vol. 23, Issue 92 [page]

1898 American Catholic Quarterly Review  
The curve of the development of sense- experience and intelligence pursues a smooth upward course, but when the perception of relations is introduced there is a new departure.  ...  He intends these diverging lines to denote graphically the difference between the lower animals and man, and plainly declares, “‘ we may say that there is a breach of continuity of development at this  ... 

Concept mapping instrumental support for problem solving

Slavi Stoyanov, Piet Kommers
2008 International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning  
the indicators of mapping production and perceived effectiveness of concept mapping software.  ...  The paper reports on an experimental study that tests this assumption as measuring the effect of two types concept mapping software on problem solving performance, mapping production and perceived problem  ...  between the final solution of the case and the criteria of broad perception and divergency.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijceell.2008.016075 fatcat:uhvlhhdhzne6jksjm7p4morxd4

Page 92 of Dsh Abstracts Vol. 19, Issue 1 [page]

1979 Dsh Abstracts  
Compared transition-probability estimates derived from contextual word predictions of Ss who were high in divergent and convergent productive thinking with those of Ss low in conver- gent and divergent  ...  of the natural course of their development as well as in the process of perception of speech by people in case of disturbance in them of the function of the given analyzer.  ... 

How Radical Is Embodied Creativity? Implications of 4E Approaches for Creativity Research and Teaching

Laura H. Malinin
2019 Frontiers in Psychology  
Two streams are critiqued for their potential to further knowledge about the development of creative expertise and inform educational practices.  ...  Modern ideas of embodiment have been influential in cognitive science for the past several decades, yet there is minimal evidence of embodied cognition approaches in creativity research or pedagogical  ...  perception, developed through expertise and use of strategies like associative and analogical thinking.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2019.02372 pmid:31695653 pmcid:PMC6818493 fatcat:4yvinzhkyjavjii5lo7v7qibxy

Building Synergy between Regulatory and HTA Agencies beyond Processes and Procedures—Can We Effectively Align the Evidentiary Requirements? A Survey of Stakeholder Perceptions

Ting Wang, Neil McAuslane, Lawrence Liberti, Hubert Leufkens, Anke Hövels
2018 Value in Health  
Methods: Two separate questionnaires were developed to assess stakeholders' perceptions on regulatory and HTA alignment, one for pharmaceutical companies and the other for regulatory and HTA agencies.  ...  Results: Seven regulatory and 8 HTA agencies from Australia, Canada, and Europe and 19 international companies developing innovative medicine responded to the survey.  ...  and HTA divergences have been observed related to products for which there was a high level of clinical uncertainty, for example, oncology products, orphan drugs, and products receiving conditional and  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jval.2017.11.003 pmid:29909876 fatcat:une4chefbzevbb6jfhdwsqgfpu

Ex-post Performance Implications of Divergence of Managers' Perceptions of 'Distance' From 'Reality' in International Business

Goudarz Azar, Rian Drogendijk
2018 MIR: Management International Review: Journal of International Business  
Despite much research on 'distance', little attention has been paid to the effect of divergence of managers' perceptions of distance from reality (i.e. distance divergence) and its implications for firm  ...  Our results demonstrate that the larger the divergence between managers' perceptions of cultural distance and corresponding 'objective' distance, the lower the performance expressed in companies' sales  ...  Open Access This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (http://creat iveco mmons .org/licen ses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use,  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11575-018-0360-4 fatcat:gzvaw4kbmfc67f6gjvblozulde

Developmental evolution of insect metamorphosis: Transient silencing of eye selector genes in grasshopper nymphs mimics temporal dynamics of visual system development in higher insects

Markus Friedrich, Ying Dong
2006 Developmental Biology  
We have characterized the nature and the constituents of this sex pheromone-like substance, the locale of its production, its perception requirement and related sex pheromones produced by other Caenorhabditis  ...  While perception of these attractants could be observed in males of the androdioecious C. elegans, the cellular and molecular perception pathway was delineated by repeated testing of genetic mutants affecting  ...  The adult compound eye of primitive insects like grasshopper is the product of continuous differentiation initiated in the embryo and persisting through juvenile development.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ydbio.2006.04.283 fatcat:7zkusixp5bc5re3p2hof46u4j4

Page 38 of American Medical Association. A.M.A. Archives of Neurology & Psychiatry Vol. 28, Issue 1 [page]

1932 American Medical Association. A.M.A. Archives of Neurology & Psychiatry  
Vestibular irritation, then, brings into the foreground of perception those products of tactual disintegration that usually are given little attention in ordinary tactual perception.  ...  It has been further maintained by Schilder that pathologic perception in lesions of the central nervous system represents but isolated phases of what goes to form the developed perception in normal persons  ... 

1.1.3 Educating Systems Engineers: Encouraging Divergent Thinking

William H. McCumber, Crystal Sloan
2002 INCOSE International Symposium  
It is suggested that teaching systems engineers to develop divergent thought processes is analogous to teaching "creativity" in other fields.  ...  Parallels between divergent thought processes, studied in creativity research by developmental psychologists, and the intellectual control imperatives of systems engineering are examined.  ...  Dick (1994) describes the systems engineering thought process "At each step in the development cycle, Systems Thinking addresses the full spectrum of product objectives.  ... 
doi:10.1002/j.2334-5837.2002.tb02436.x fatcat:kddps5pgrbddvmqah3icnjyu6a
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