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Qualitative Methods Used in the Assessment of Engineering Education

2004 Journal of Engineering Education  
Also included are illustrative examples of recent engineering education research that features qualitative data analysis and mixed-method (quantitative and qualitative) approaches.  ...  The paper compares quantitative and qualitative research, describes some qualitative data collection strategies used in engineering education, addresses methods for establishing trustworthiness, and discusses  ...  Qualitative data analysis software types include text retrievers (e.g., Sonar Professional and Text Collector), text-based managers (e.g., Folio Views and InfoTree32 XT) code-and-retrieve programs (e.g  ... 
doi:10.1002/j.2168-9830.2004.tb00789.x fatcat:lrbjcbxmavdrtks3soytrybzae

Crowdsourcing classification and causality to power a search-and-innovation engine [chapter]

Richard Absalom
2022 Knowledge Organization and Management in the Domain of Environment and Earth Observation (KOMEEO)  
The engine has been designed to capture the knowledge of experts from different areas of expertise via the classification of the literature.  ...  The architecture combines the higher-level cognition of humans and their powers of language, abstraction, of inference and analogy, with the storage and processing power of computers.  ...  The FITS file format for the long-term preservation of digital objects ...e Wells, Donald C., and Eric W. Greisen. 1979  ... 
doi:10.5771/9783956508752-13 fatcat:a243zpohn5aq7cgdlnui46p2sy

Maps of Lessons Learnt in Requirements Engineering: A Research Preview [chapter]

Ibtehal Noorwali, Nazim H. Madhavji
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The results show that approximately 80% of the elicited lessons are implicit and that approximately 70% of the lessons deal with the elicitation, analysis, and specification RE phases only.  ...  field.  ...  Acknowledgements First and foremost, my sincere thanks go to Professor Nazim Madhavji for his continuous guidance, supervision, and encouragement during the course of my research.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-37422-7_9 fatcat:m67nibzpmna6rmedkg2rmy3zwu

Engineering and Society: Working Towards Social Justice, Part I: Engineering and Society

Caroline Baillie, George Catalano
2009 Synthesis Lectures on Engineers, Technology and Society  
considered to be within the field of sociological analysis.  ...  A field of study commonly called STS (Science and Technology studies, or Science and Technology in Society) have evolved in the past forty years from a pessimistic technological determinism (Ellul, 1967  ...  WTO formed out of the GATT (General Agreement on Tariffs and Trades). The WTO has 150 members (76 members at its foundation with 74 members joining over the next ten years).  ... 
doi:10.2200/s00136ed1v01y200905ets008 fatcat:cqbfd3ccqfgtbghhdxweytzyyi

Scenario analysis: a review of methods and applications for engineering and environmental systems

Yousra Tourki, Jeffrey Keisler, Igor Linkov
2013 Environment Systems and Decisions  
Theoretical developments in the field represent a small fraction of published studies and do not increase in time.  ...  Based on this review, we recommend a regular process for scenario analysis that includes the steps of analysis, scenario definition, and evaluation.  ...  Permission was granted by the US Army Chief of Engineers to publish this information.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10669-013-9437-6 fatcat:2zeujburabf2tfukpdoxnzr4yi

An overview of the NFAIS 2017 Annual Conference: The Big Pivot: Re-Engineering Scholarly Communication

Bonnie Lawlor, Bonnie Lawlor
2017 Information Services and Use  
This paper provides an overview of the highlights of the 2017 NFAIS Annual Conference, The Big Pivot: Re-Engineering Scholarly Communication, that was held in Alexandria, VA from February 26-28, 2017.  ...  Within the context of these changes, the conference attempted to look at where this blueprint may lead the information community over the next few years.  ...  He noted that the tool provided by Access Innovations, Inc. uses article metadata/taxonomies, text mining techniques, and algorithms to address these work-related issues.  ... 
doi:10.3233/isu-170854 fatcat:k6ujem5ebbfrrcqoy7lrxwitoy

Augmenting adaptive immunity: progress and challenges in the quantitative engineering and analysis of adaptive immune receptor repertoires [article]

Alex J. Brown, Igor Snapkov, Rahmad Akbar, Milena Pavlović, Enkelejda Miho, Geir K. Sandve, Victor Greiff
2019 arXiv   pre-print
Our review indicates that the merger of fundamental immunology, computational immunology and digital-biotechnology minimizes black box engineering, thereby advancing both immunological knowledge and as  ...  The work here highlights advances, challenges and future directions of quantitative approaches which seek to advance the fundamental understanding of immunological phenomena, and reverse engineer the immune  ...  While the discovery of antigen-associated patterns in receptor sequence is a relatively new field, the discovery of patterns in biological sequences in general has long roots more than forty years ago  ... 
arXiv:1904.04105v2 fatcat:4dxyjc2aevd5zeue2cjlhgkoju

Engineering, Technology & Applied Science Research (ETASR), Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 7069-7290

2021 Zenodo  
of science application, technology, and engineering.  ...  Engineering, Technology & Applied Science Research (ETASR) is an international bimonthly wide scope, peer-reviewed open access journal for the publication of original articles concerned with diverse aspects  ...  We also thank the NED University of Engineering and Technology for providing us the platform to carry out this work. ACKNOWLEDGMENT The work presented in this paper was supported by  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5136285 fatcat:2beknqdb3bcq7fqfav6btil6ci

Analyzing the field of bioinformatics with the multi-faceted topic modeling technique

Go Eun Heo, Keun Young Kang, Min Song, Jeong-Hoon Lee
2017 BMC Bioinformatics  
To characterize the field as convergent domain, researchers have used bibliometrics, augmented with text-mining techniques for content analysis.  ...  Bioinformatics is an interdisciplinary field at the intersection of molecular biology and computing technology.  ...  Availability of data and materials Not applicable.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12859-017-1640-x pmid:28617229 pmcid:PMC5471940 fatcat:de6izduijbczpjvyaz545lps7e

A Clinical Metabolomics Strategy to Discover New Biomarkers in Complex Disease: An Overview

C Baumgartner
2013 Biomedical Engineering  
This survey article gives a review of useful bioinformatics methods for biomarker discovery, addressing the problem of data preprocessing, the data-driven search, prioritization and biological interpretation  ...  A bstract: In clinical metabolomics biomarker discovery is conducted by the complementary power of clinical study design and execution, molecular profiling technologies and an efficient bioinformatics  ...  Acknowledgement ICCAS is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the Saxon Ministry of Science and Fine Arts (SMWK) in the scope of the Unternehmen Region with grant  ... 
doi:10.1515/bmt-2013-4305 pmid:24043029 fatcat:cggdoaedxbh2xduhs7olb5dtgi

Privacy Management of Multi User Environment in Online Social Networks (OSNs)

P. Amrutha
2013 IOSR Journal of Computer Engineering  
We formulate an access control model to capture the essence of multiparty authorization requirements, along with a multiparty policy specification scheme and a policy enforcement mechanism.  ...  To this end, we propose an approach to enable the protection of shared data associated with multiple users in OSNs.  ...  Leena Ragha, Head of the Department of Computer Engineering, Ramrao Adik Institute of Technology and Prof.  ... 
doi:10.9790/0661-1320107 fatcat:rdpsdcqelbbzvkg5rm4og4tzba

New developments in RiPP discovery, enzymology and engineering

Manuel Montalbán-López, Thomas A Scott, Sangeetha Ramesh, Imran R Rahman, Auke J van Heel, Jakob H Viel, Vahe Bandarian, Elke Dittmann, Olga Genilloud, Yuki Goto, María José Grande Burgos, Colin Hill (+24 others)
2020 Natural product reports (Print)  
Since then, the field has seen tremendous advances in understanding of the mechanisms by which nature assembles these compounds, in engineering their biosynthetic machinery for a wide range of applications  ...  A community-driven review in 2013 described the emerging commonalities in the biosynthesis of RiPPs and the opportunities they offered for bioengineering and genome mining.  ...  Acknowledgments RiPP research in the laboratories of the corresponding authors is supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health (GM123998 to DAM, AI144967 to WAV and DAM, GM058822 to WAV,  ... 
doi:10.1039/d0np00027b pmid:32935693 pmcid:PMC7864896 fatcat:bg2qufhbqvavpa35trmlemxl4m

Vibrating Crystals

1969 Nature  
HOSKING A BASIC knowledge of the conditions under which rocks deform and their properties with respect to engineering problems is essential to the civil and mining engineer and the engineering geologist  ...  RADIOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS J. J. WEISS VIBRATING CRYSTALS The Anharmonic Crystal THE problem of handling the anharmonic properties of crystals has exercised physicists for more than forty years.  ... 
doi:10.1038/221392c0 fatcat:nhuas2cxerfxfeoqv55zwjadh4

National Science Foundation

2009 Chemical & engineering news (Print)  
This photograph suggests the broad societal implications of nanoscience and nanotechnology.  ...  About the cover: Polymer rods embedded with cadmium selenide nanocrystals, fluorescing at various wavelengths (M. Bawendi et al.; photograph by Felice Frankel -copyright reserved).  ...  And the time is short, as the progress in this field is expected to be extremely fast.  ... 
doi:10.1021/cen-v087n009.p001 fatcat:uayhavpw6bcqbnc6jf43hjjln4

National Science Foundation

2008 Chemical & engineering news (Print)  
This photograph suggests the broad societal implications of nanoscience and nanotechnology.  ...  About the cover: Polymer rods embedded with cadmium selenide nanocrystals, fluorescing at various wavelengths (M. Bawendi et al.; photograph by Felice Frankel -copyright reserved).  ...  And the time is short, as the progress in this field is expected to be extremely fast.  ... 
doi:10.1021/cen-v086n030.p006 fatcat:bnsfxzbmbrakvafam3q6zzdhmi
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