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2014 APSA Teaching and Learning Conference and Track Summaries

Kimberly A. Mealy
2014 PS: Political Science and Politics  
The two presentations on the impact of the use of simulations to encourage learning served as the starting point for this discussion.  ...  our assignments to our anticipated outcomes.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1049096514000882 fatcat:o2nov7m62zg4vjgosyfx46cgyq

Patterns, predictions, and actions: A story about machine learning [article]

Moritz Hardt, Benjamin Recht
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Self-contained introductions to causality, the practice of causal inference, sequential decision making, and reinforcement learning equip the reader with concepts and tools to reason about actions and  ...  Starting with the foundations of decision making, we cover representation, optimization, and generalization as the constituents of supervised learning.  ...  His main motivating example was an inverted pendulum.  ... 
arXiv:2102.05242v2 fatcat:wy47g4fojnfuxngklyewtjtqdi

The impact of an unexpected wage cut on corruption: Evidence from a "Xeroxed" exam

Oana Borcan, Mikael Lindahl, Andreea Mitrut
2014 Journal of Public Economics  
Next, we learn that controlling for student ability has little effect on the size of the DD estimate using the pass rate as the outcome, but that the DD estimate using the average grade as an outcome which  ...  This will give us an idea of how different groups fare in a more or less corrupt education system.  ...  Notes: The table displays RD estimates of the effect of governing coalition (G) alignment on referendum turnout in rural localities, in different races: two-candidate races (Panel A); threecandidate races  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jpubeco.2014.08.003 fatcat:zlubxab4y5bfxovg7fjkycbrpe

Educational Inequality [article]

Jo Blanden, Matthias Doepke, Jan Stuhler
2022 arXiv   pre-print
for educational inequality.  ...  We interpret this evidence from the perspective of economic models of skill acquisition and investment in human capital.  ...  Initially, pandemic school closures were anticipated to last two to three months, about the time it took to contain the initial Covid-19 outbreak in China with social distancing measures.  ... 
arXiv:2204.04701v1 fatcat:kpqywwuflrdw3om3nqtc2molia

Canadian Conference on Medical Education 2021 Abstracts

Heather Hickey
2021 Canadian Medical Education Journal  
book has been produced using author-supplied copy. Editing has been restricted to some corrections of spelling and style where appropriate.  ...  No responsibility is assumed for any claims, instructions, or methods contained in the abstracts: it is recommended that these are verified independently.  ...  Two thirds of respondents identify lack of transfer of information as the main LST during acute events.  ... 
doi:10.36834/cmej.72402 fatcat:i4gnsl3tmbf2pjsf3tis2bok44

Means versus Ends in Opaque Institutional Fields: Trading off Compliance and Achievement in Sustainability Standard Adoption

Frank Wijen
2014 Academy of Management Review  
His research interests include institutions for more sustainable business practices, with a focus on the governance of transnational environmental commons.  ...  Frank Wijen ( is an associate professor of strategic management at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. He holds a Ph.D. in management from Tilburg University.  ...  themselves to the use of an institutional perspective.  ... 
doi:10.5465/amr.2012.0218 fatcat:u5fou4aslzasblfawazh2gakfq

Phasic norepinephrine is a neural interrupt signal for unexpected events in rapidly unfolding sensory sequences – evidence from pupillometry [article]

Sijia Zhao, Maria Chait, Fred Dick, Peter Dayan, Shigeto Furukawa, Hsin-I Liao
2018 biorxiv/medrxiv   pre-print
Norepinephrine (NE) is thought to play a key role in this process by serving as an interrupt signal, initiating model-resetting.  ...  To determine whether NE routinely reports the statistical structure of our surroundings, even when not behaviourally relevant, we used rapid tone-pip sequences that contained perceptually salient pattern-changes  ...  the loss of an initial endowment for the other person.  ... 
doi:10.1101/466367 fatcat:a3bquw6n55amhodwmfoa2frboa

Smart Proofs via Smart Contracts: Succinct and Informative Mathematical Derivations via Decentralized Markets [article]

Sylvain Carré, Franck Gabriel, Clément Hongler, Gustavo Lacerda, Gloria Capano
2021 arXiv   pre-print
A structure of bounties and stakes is set to incentivize agents to act in good faith.  ...  SPRIG enables new applications, such as the issuance of bounties for open problems, and the creation of derivatives markets, allowing agents to inject more information pertaining to proofs.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank Tarun Chitra for enlightening and inspiring explanations about blockchains and many  ... 
arXiv:2102.03044v4 fatcat:mdmkigikxjb6noasiqo664e6ce

Foreword of Special Issue on "Nomadic Services and Applications"

Jason C. Hung
2011 Journal of Networks  
In our experiment, using divided into two groups, each group has 20 people.  ...  For retrieving By the way, user needs to finish an initial process which those signals from tags, how to decreasing the noises created is used to determine the acceptable range of signal before  ... 
doi:10.4304/jnw.6.5.687-688 fatcat:3qws6kqycnffxnh6n6th6ioc5a

An Analysis of Economic Performance and Issues of Indian Banking Sector

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2020 MUDRA Journal of Finance and Accounting  
The move has had an impact on the short term economic prospects of the country and consumption activity has witnessed a moderation.  ...  The Fund will have an initial corpus of Rs. 5,000 crore.  ... 
doi:10.17492/jpi.mudra.v7i2.722032 fatcat:bxp722lb6zcovg2cjpmqn5fedi

Introduction to Pay for Performance [chapter]

Janet B. Mitchell
2011 Pay for Performance in Health Care: Methods and Approaches  
New initiatives in the 1980s included the development of Medicare's prospective payment system for hospitals using diagnosisrelated groups (DRGs) and development of the resource-based relative value scale  ...  Payers can risk adjust comparisons among groups to standardize for differences in group composition in at least two ways. First, payers can use a usual care comparison group.  ...  Hospitals must have reported the quality and efficiency measures used to calculate the incentive payments on the CMS Hospital Compare Web site for at least 1 year prior to the beginning of the first P4P  ... 
doi:10.3768/rtipress.2011.bk.0002.1103.0 fatcat:73t7racp2ze3vijr4e733hq5hm


Dr. P S Aithal, Prof. Amith Menezes
2019 Zenodo  
I would also like to acknowledge our thanks to our parents for their valuable support and encouragement during the period of our study.  ...  Acknowledgement We would like to express our gratitude towards our guide Mrs.Shifana Begum, Assistant Professor, Dept. of CSE, Srinivas School of Engineering, Mukka for her support, guidance and encouragement  ...  Long Range Communication In this stage we work on transferring the data to long distances of order of several hundred kilometres.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3250779 fatcat:rgrz3gtqhnfolkur7bsi7xyzue

PROMISE UNFULFILLED: A Brief History of Educational Wargaming in the Marine Corps

Sebastian J. Bae, Ian T. Brown
2021 MCU Journal  
From humble beginnings at the Naval War College to Service-wide wargaming initiatives like TACWAR, the Marine Corps has always sought to develop the intellectual edge of its Marines through wargames.  ...  The tradition of leveraging wargames for educational and training purposes is deeply rooted in the Marine Corps.  ...  CNA) report highlighted the prospective value of using TacOps for training and education-such uses included threat evaluation and the development and refinement of the collection plan. 81 At the same  ... 
doi:10.21140/mcuj.20211202002 fatcat:ky5pgd2z5nb77fsytqkngolqdq

Grafting acoustic instruments and signal processing: Creative control and augmented expressivity

Dan Overholt
2013 Journal of the Acoustical Society of America  
Beranek, we seek to correlate acoustical measurements of spaces used for Sacred Harp singing with subjective evaluations of those spaces made by the singers themselves.  ...  In addition, various measurement techniques for this type of space are explored and reported. 9:15 1aAA2. The effect of two different rooms on acoustical and perceptual measures of mixed choir sound.  ...  The results of the blind test suggest that, while this algorithm is not sufficient to convincingly model the loudspeaker transfer function, it might be useful as part of a multi-stage algorithm. 4:15  ... 
doi:10.1121/1.4830794 fatcat:2sexsmbypjcozjctnorzoiy7te

Learning from Solyndra: Changing Paradigms in the US Innovation System [chapter]

Christopher Newfield, Daryl Boudreaux, Shyama V. Ramani
Nanotechnology and Development  
These awards should be distinguished from installer certifications, since the learning objectives for the exam do not cover all aspects of an installer's job, but rather the basic concepts of the fundamentals  ...  Table 3 .4 offers warranty information for a sampling of some of the leading inverter suppliers in today's market. Micro-inverters are emerging as an alternative to large, central inverters.  ... 
doi:10.1017/cbo9781139794664.002 fatcat:dyfgaffx2jdjnbxcd2e3dqasem
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