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From dirt to shovels

Kathleen Fisher, David Walker, Kenny Q. Zhu, Peter White
2008 Proceedings of the 35th annual ACM SIGPLAN-SIGACT symposium on Principles of programming languages - POPL '08  
visualization routines directly from the ad hoc data itself, without any human intervention.  ...  An ad hoc data source is any semistructured data source for which useful data analysis and transformation tools are not readily available.  ...  Acknowledgments Our work benefited greatly from thoughts and comments from Alex Aiken, David Blei, David Burke, Vikas Kedia, John Launchbury, Chris Ramming, Rob Schapire and the organizers and attendees  ... 
doi:10.1145/1328438.1328488 dblp:conf/popl/FisherWZW08 fatcat:7jbphyy435bapbf2gr7iht4oca

From dirt to shovels

Kathleen Fisher, David Walker, Kenny Q. Zhu, Peter White
2008 SIGPLAN notices  
visualization routines directly from the ad hoc data itself, without any human intervention.  ...  An ad hoc data source is any semistructured data source for which useful data analysis and transformation tools are not readily available.  ...  Acknowledgments Our work benefited greatly from thoughts and comments from Alex Aiken, David Blei, David Burke, Vikas Kedia, John Launchbury, Chris Ramming, Rob Schapire and the organizers and attendees  ... 
doi:10.1145/1328897.1328488 fatcat:v4b7huprj5cw3he5722esjb26m

Condensation

1952 Journal - American Water Works Association  
Reactions in chlorination of cystine generally too complex to permit adequate interpre- tation by data from expts.  ...  Just install valve boxes, shovel back the dirt and for- get it, for this is the Rensselaer double disc valve with the well known wedge action.  ... 
doi:10.1002/j.1551-8833.1952.tb15348.x fatcat:yt6ayvrg6fgzbgtyelzenczgwi

Learning from Incidents in Socio-Technical Systems: A Systems-Theoretic Analysis in the Railway Sector

Antonio Javier Nakhal Akel, Giulio Di Gravio, Lorenzo Fedele, Riccardo Patriarca
2022 Infrastructures  
criticalities at both element- and system-level, spanning from component failure to organizational and maintenance planning, enhancing safety performance in normal work practices.  ...  Therefore, the case study under analysis provided the information to analyze the accidents based on system theory, in which the results of the analysis prove the benefits of a CAST application to highlight  ...  Data Availability Statement: Not applicable. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/infrastructures7070090 fatcat:riclwz5lnzdydhvxpdkx7vdlse

3 Instruments at the syntaxsemantics interface [chapter]

2021 Instruments and Related Concepts at the Syntax-Semantics Interface  
The worker moved the dirt with the shovel/crane. b. The crane/*shovel moved the dirt.  ...  are not captured fully, thereby failing to meet adequacy and 4) many of these theories only draw from English data rather than embracing a cross-linguistic perspective.  ...  As instruments are an integral part of thematic relations, it was necessary to introduce the general approach to thematic relations.  ... 
doi:10.1515/9783110720365-007 fatcat:7fzbq6zx4rd5tovp3th54bthza

The use of green criteria in the public procurement of food products and catering services: a review of EU schemes

Belmira Neto, Miguel Gama Caldas
2017 Environment, Development and Sustainability  
This report investigates the market, operational and sustainability aspects of cleaning services, with a goal to develop a robust evidence base and prioritise key environmental and social issues to support  ...  The objective of this project is to develop a new EU Ecolabel and revise the existing EU Green Public Procurement (EU GPP) criteria for professional cleaning services.  ...  This document provides the background information required for the ad-hoc working groups meeting, scheduled to take place in January 2015.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10668-017-9992-y fatcat:g76jmc4t5fccfctjmtvhxqau4q

Feasibility of Mos Job Analysis and Redesign to Reduce Physical Demands in the U.S. Army

Rene J. de Pontbriand, Joseph J. Knapik
1996 Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting  
Not all physically demanding tasks appear amenable to change, and most redesigns did not totally remove the physical burden from the soldier.  ...  In one usability analysis, we identified and improved stretcher carrying methods by moving the stretcher load from the small muscle mass of the hands and forearms to the larger muscle mass of the shoulders  ...  Covers to protect ramp sliding areas from dirt 1. Two drivers 2. Radio to keep awake 1. Two drivers 2.  ... 
doi:10.1177/154193129604001321 fatcat:q7bwhhroyfcrvaspok5lggzoyu

Health at work in small and medium sized enterprises

Barbara L. Griffin, Nicky Hall, Nigel Watson
2005 Health Education  
This presentation aims to offer these cases as ad hoc examples that can be replicated by an enterprise (in the same form or properly adapted).  ...  Therefore, such templates can be used as a basis for a business case, as long as enough flexibility is allowed for irrelevant cost data to be omitted and other data added, given that their effect will  ...  All occupational injuries were to be reported within 24 months; workers were examined at a central medical facility as soon as it was practical, and data on the injury was added to the computerised database  ... 
doi:10.1108/09654280510584571 fatcat:3zty2r27uzc65ctntw4v7dq6ni

Self-experimentation as a source of new ideas: Ten examples about sleep, mood, health, and weight

Seth Roberts
2004 Behavioral and Brain Sciences  
Self-experimentation lasting months or years seems to be a good way to generate plausible new ideas.  ...  generate plausible new scientific ideas.  ...  The first 8-inch disk drives did not store enough data. The first hydraulic shovels held too little dirt.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0140525x04000068 fatcat:vvdifggtmzhqtaqq7naiixfkyu

Self-experimentation as a source of new ideas: ten examples about sleep, mood, health, and weight

Seth Roberts
2004 Behavioral and Brain Sciences  
Little is known about how to generate plausible new scientific ideas.  ...  Self-experimentation lasting months or years seems to be a good way to generate plausible new ideas.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Some of the data described here were previously published in Roberts and Neuringer (1998) and Roberts (2001).  ... 
pmid:15595236 fatcat:3bpkh23psndvxc7qgkyb4hq5lm

IRRODL Volume 11, Number 1

Various Authors
2010 International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning  
We are grateful to the students and teachers who allowed us to use material from their seminars. "Can you hear me, Hanoi?"  ...  Acknowledgements This project was funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation to the Pacific Resources for Education and Learning, award number S004D080009.  ...  The information obtained from these surveys, often called quantitative data, added a critical perspective to our evidence.  ... 
doi:10.19173/irrodl.v11i1.1108 fatcat:s5niyh3g5zbslnnngqlgyicfpm

Organizing and Steering Committees

2005 Sixth IEEE International Workshop on Policies for Distributed Systems and Networks (POLICY'05)  
ROBOTICA has received 32 paper submissions, from 10 countries, in South America, Asia and Europe.  ...  We would like to express our thanks to all participants. First of all to the authors, whose quality work is the essence of this conference.  ...  Interaction faults, instead, are extensively solved using ad hoc protocols and cryptography.  ... 
doi:10.1109/policy.2005.20 dblp:conf/policy/X05a fatcat:kkll4rj33zeolpb6tkjnnk3xoa

2. The Social Relations of Production [chapter]

2019 Working Construction  
Labour relations are not subject to formal contracts; working hours and remuneration are flexible, and ad hoc payment arrangements exist.  ...  The following Table 6 .1 is based on the data from his report.  ...  cultural background, all which, as said, drastically differ from place to place around the world.  ... 
doi:10.7591/9781501729294-004 fatcat:ouidm2t3fjgnhhij2lkikef5nm

Communicative elements of fluid collective organizing [article]

William Rothel Smith, 0000-0001-9289-1397, Austin, The University Of Texas At, Austin, The University Of Texas At, Jeffrey W. Treem
2019
However, a growing line of research is beginning to investigate more fluid, ad-hoc, ephemeral, spontaneous, and loosely structured social collectives.  ...  Southern United States communicate and organize to build and maintain public bicycle dirt jumps, despite lacking many of the elements commonly associated with formal organizing.  ...  I think the sentiment Mark was trying to convey was that 18 th Street is characterized by this form of sporadic and ad hoc fluid participation.  ... 
doi:10.26153/tsw/2748 fatcat:ucjzwcyvkffhdnublugsdhpvi4

Cause and Effect: Stellar Convection Studied Through Flickering Brightness, and the Convectively-Driven Motions of Solar Bright Points [article]

Samuel J. Van Kooten
2021 arXiv   pre-print
improve the model's agreement with observations by including the effect of the Kepler bandpass on measured flicker, including metallicity in determining convective Mach numbers, and using scaling relations from  ...  DKIST will be the first telescope to resolve well the shapes and sizes of bright points, which can probe wave modes that have been difficult or impossible to study to date.  ...  tools rather than relying on ad-hoc and quickly-produced scripts that all too often grow slowly to an unmanageable size.  ... 
arXiv:2108.10987v1 fatcat:uldrt4g4o5dfjg3pee2ywqhe24
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