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Do People Prefer Cars That People Don't Drive? A Survey Study on Autonomous Vehicles

Ieva Meidute-Kavaliauskiene, Bülent Yıldız, Şemsettin Çiğdem, Renata Činčikaitė
2021 Energies  
Secondly, factor analyses and regression analyses were performed with the data set obtained from 611 participants.  ...  As a result, AVs are considered more favorable to people interested in new technologies because they appear to be technologically superior.  ...  A new industrial environment where intelligent, autonomous machines work together with powerful predictive analytics and machine-human communication to boost productivity, efficiency, and dependability  ... 
doi:10.3390/en14164795 fatcat:xmp46mrsfrgyhaf7dsmmie57g4

People, places and earnings differentials in Scotland

Patricia C. Melo
2015 Regional studies  
This paper investigates the contribution of 'people' and 'place' effects to earnings differentials in Scotland using individual and regional data.  ...  The findings suggest that people-based policies are likely to be more effective at improving workers' earnings prospects than place-based policies.  ...  The author would also like to thank two anonymous reviewers for their comments. DISCLOSURE STATEMENT No potential conflict of interest was reported by the author.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00343404.2015.1100286 fatcat:vexm66sow5dlzawsut7gihts54

The Flows of Nature to People, and of People to Nature: Applying Movement Concepts to Ecosystem Services

Rachel Dolan, James M. Bullock, Julia P. G. Jones, Ioannis N. Athanasiadis, Javier Martinez-Lopez, Simon Willcock
2021 Land  
Overall, our review aims to improve the future modelling of ecosystem services by more explicitly considering how people access potential services and therefore realise them.  ...  The former has been relatively well described. Here, we explore the latter by reviewing research on human migration, animal foraging and landscape connectivity.  ...  We would like to thank Ken Bagstad and the anonymous reviewers, whose comments helped improve the manuscript. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/land10060576 fatcat:rekqaji62recrhgsk6qtikenh4

Climate and Jobs for Rural Young People

Karen Brooks, Shahnila Islam, Keith Wiebe, Channing Arndt, Faaiqa Hartley, Richard Robertson
2019 Social Science Research Network  
, innovation, and commitment to investing in rural people.  ...  The designations employed and the presentation of material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of IFAD concerning the legal status of any country, territory  ...  Acknowledgements The authors acknowledge support from IFAD and from the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions, and Markets.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3523106 fatcat:ixugt3an25cpvlh366wccju5pq

Can Ecological Agriculture Feed Nine Billion People?

Jules Pretty
2009 Monthly review  
Increasing urbanization means people are more likely to adopt new diets, particularly consuming more meat and fewer traditional cereals and other foods.  ...  Can nothing be done, or is it time for the expansion of an agriculture founded more on ecological principles and in harmony with people, their societies, and cultures?  ... the developing world."5 We need to begin this project today. Notes  ... 
doi:10.14452/mr-061-06-2009-10_5 fatcat:6n62ozptmncrlhqqgdvjv2dxym

People plus Technology: New Approaches to Sustainable Mobility

Ralf Brand
2008 Built Environment  
The result is quite a different, more people-friendly kind of urban space with much less clutter and, so he argues, smoother traffic flows and fewer accidents.  ...  While most contributions to this issue focus more on the former type of problem, Peter Cox equally informs both ways of thinking with his paper, The Role of Human Powered Vehicles in Sustainable Mobility  ... 
doi:10.2148/benv.34.2.133 fatcat:leajr6u67fes3h6yetky75fl7u

A better Amazon road network for people and the environment

Thais Vilela, Alfonso Malky Harb, Aaron Bruner, Vera Laísa da Silva Arruda, Vivian Ribeiro, Ane Auxiliadora Costa Alencar, Annie Julissa Escobedo Grandez, Adriana Rojas, Alejandra Laina, Rodrigo Botero
2020 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America  
We find that a smaller set of carefully chosen projects could deliver 77% of the economic benefit at 10% of the environmental and social damage, showing that it is possible to have efficient tradeoff decisions  ...  This study analyzes the expected environmental, social and economic impacts of 75 road projects, totaling 12 thousand kilometers of planned roads, in the region.  ...  We thank the anonymous referees for their valuable comments. We also thank Bahman Kashi of Limestone Analytics and Queen's University; Cody  ... 
doi:10.1073/pnas.1910853117 pmid:32179680 fatcat:jc6u5krbhrezhe2gf55y2dzn2y

People or systems? To blame is human. The fix is to engineer

Richard J Holden
2009 Professional safety  
Students and practitioners are now taught that accidents are caused by multiple factors and occur due to the complex interactions of numerous work system elements, human and non-human.  ...  Person-centered safety theories that place the burden of causality on human traits and actions have been largely dismissed in favor of systems-centered theories.  ...  Acknowledgments Many of the ideas presented herein were influenced and inspired by Michael J. Smith, Pascale Carayon, and especially Ben-Tzion Karsh.  ... 
pmid:21694753 pmcid:PMC3115647 fatcat:iwqfs6dygzaq5puet4x6gruzoq

Innovative ICT‐mediated activities for people, profit and planet

Helen Hasan, Joseph Meloche
2013 European Journal of Innovation Management  
Activity Theory was used to interpret the factors emerging from the Q-study.  ...  Activity Theory was used to interpret the factors emerging from the Q-study.  ...  This gave 3 clusters of opinion, with seven people loading on Factor 1, five people loading on Factor 2 and one person on Factor 2b (the bipolar part of factor 2).  ... 
doi:10.1108/ejim-08-2011-0063 fatcat:ih3rotaf4fbkjo7snrxw53qvsm

Reconciling biodiversity conservation, people, protected areas, and agricultural suitability in Mexico

Katrina Brandon, Larry J. Gorenflo, Ana S.L. Rodrigues, Robert W. Waller
2005 World Development  
Methods are needed to identify priority areas for biodiversity conservation that minimize conflict with agricultural productivity.  ...  Planning that simultaneously considers infrastructure development, agricultural suitability, and protected areas can conserve biodiversity, increase agricultural production, and support rural livelihoods  ...  When the population residing in communities of more than 5,000 people is subtracted from the total cell population, 55 have fewer than 10,000 people, and 19 of those have fewer than 1,000 people.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.worlddev.2004.10.005 fatcat:hslq2muilrebpebeqhxtbl4ywm

How People in Zala County See Security in Tourism

Erzsébet Péter, Kornél Németh, Andrea Katona, Nikoletta Göllény-Kovács, Ildikó Lelkóné Tollár
The research seeks to find out what factors affect the employees in Western Hungary and the consumer behavior in tourism in Zala County, along with the cultural and social characteristics and the psychological  ...  Not only the tourists' safety needs to be emphasized and focused on, but safe tourism is also important for the residents in the tourist destination.  ...  Acknowledgement The research that founded the publication of Erzsébet Péter PhD was conducted within the framework of TÁMOP-4.  ... 
doi:10.32725/det.2019.006 fatcat:5axwwmxerzbh3ppa7pxk34bnum

Building Machines That Learn and Think Like People [article]

Brenden M. Lake, Tomer D. Ullman, Joshua B. Tenenbaum, Samuel J. Gershman
2016 arXiv   pre-print
We suggest concrete challenges and promising routes towards these goals that can combine the strengths of recent neural network advances with more structured cognitive models.  ...  in intuitive theories of physics and psychology, to support and enrich the knowledge that is learned; and (c) harness compositionality and learning-to-learn to rapidly acquire and generalize knowledge  ...  This work was supported by the Center for Minds, Brains and Machines (CBMM), under NSF STC award CCF-1231216, and the Moore-Sloan Data Science Environment at NYU.  ... 
arXiv:1604.00289v3 fatcat:ph2rrwk2znb4dpb5nvcg54x2xi

First stewards: ecological outcomes of forest and wildlife stewardship by indigenous peoples of Wisconsin, USA

Donald M. Waller, Nicholas J. Reo
2018 Ecology and Society  
Their forests are often more mature with higher tree volume, higher rates of tree regeneration, more plant diversity, and fewer invasive species than nearby nontribal forestlands.  ...  Ensuing shifts in forest composition and wildlife populations have jeopardized the ability of managers to sustain wildlife and meet certification standards on nontribal forestlands.  ...  Curtis and students) for collecting and archiving baseline data. We thank the U.S. Forest Service FIA program (C. Barnett and E. LaPoint)  ... 
doi:10.5751/es-09865-230145 fatcat:t5vjcnvma5foren27p74gp2y7q

Feeding A World of 10 Billion People: Our 21st Century Challenge [chapter]

Norman E. Borlaug
2008 Perspectives in World Food and Agriculture 2004  
Growing shortages of water will require that the 21 st century will need to bring about a "Blue Revolution", one in which water-use productivity is much more closely wedded to land-use productivity.  ...  The world has the technology -already available or well advanced in the research pipeline -to feed on a sustainable basis a population of 10 billion people.  ...  In wheat, new plants with larger heads, more grains and fewer tillers could lead to an increase in yield potential of 10 to 15%.  ... 
doi:10.1002/9780470290187.ch2 fatcat:jz7xrenfvvd57e5ejtf3r3tu2i

Studying Laws to Protect People with Disabilities: The Case of Vietnam

Minh Tuyen Pham
2020 Zenodo  
Based on an overview of the current legal provisions on the rights and protection of benefits for people with disabilities, the author analyzed the difficulties to overcome and recommended some solutions  ...  The objective of this paper is to assess the current situation of the legal provisions on the rights and protection of the interests of people with disabilities in Vietnam and thereby analyze the difficulties  ...  on persons with disabilities Accession to and implementation of the Convention 159 will be a new step in improving Vietnam's current legal framework to support people with disabilities, contributing to  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4902837 fatcat:d2m6ezbvircmlfuahmxfth7vja
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