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Not all paths lead to Rome: Analysing the network of sister cities [article]

Andreas Kaltenbrunner, Pablo Aragón, David Laniado, Yana Volkovich
2013 arXiv   pre-print
This work analyses the practice of sister city pairing.  ...  We identify different country clusters and find that the practice of sister city pairing is not influenced by geographical proximity but results in highly assortative networks.  ...  Distances To test the extent to which geographical proximity is a important factor for city partnership we analyse the distribution of geographical distances between all pairs of sister cities.  ... 
arXiv:1301.6900v1 fatcat:6pwvx6225rhybo4ur23jk5kpc4

Not All Paths Lead to Rome: Analysing the Network of Sister Cities [chapter]

Andreas Kaltenbrunner, Pablo Aragón, David Laniado, Yana Volkovich
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This work analyses the practice of sister city pairing.  ...  We identify different country clusters and find that the practice of sister city pairing is not influenced by geographical proximity but results in highly assortative networks.  ...  Distances To test the extent to which geographical proximity is an important factor for city partnership we analyse the distributions of geographical distances between all pairs of connected sister cities  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-54140-7_14 fatcat:f6asrf2tunavfcxrfpvdv5da24

2. Two Sixteenth-Century Guidebooks and the Bibliotopography of Rome [chapter]

Victor Plahte Tschudi, Anna Blennow, Stefano Fogelberg Rota
2019 Rome and The Guidebook Tradition  
Acknowledgements The project "Topos and Topography: Rome as the Guidebook City" has been based at the Swedish Institute for Classical Studies in Rome between 2013 and 2016, and financed by the Swedish  ...  In 1921, Schück was elected member of the Royal Swedish Academy of  ...  treasures on the traveller could, or should, lead him or her on the path towards the true faith.  ... 
doi:10.1515/9783110615630-003 fatcat:du5ulagyerfcdce7umtbqobk7a

Invisible youth mobility: the Bangladesh population in Rome

Armando Montanari
2018 Belgeo  
Admissions at A&E units on the part of foreign nationals make it possible to collect statistics on all those immigrants who have not registered with administrative authorities, and who thus cannot request  ...  The Bangladeshi community is particularly numerous in Rome, indeed the city is the third largest in terms of the number of residing Bangladeshi citizens abroad, behind only Calcutta and London.  ...  Stress can be measured by the distance between the more emancipated life of women especially in urban areas of Bangladesh and the life they are forced to lead in Rome.  ... 
doi:10.4000/belgeo.23322 fatcat:flxkpgr6zrgwnbb4kjsuycgp5i

Apocalypse in Rome: Cola di Rienzo and the politics of the New Age

2003 ChoiceReviews  
I owe a great debt to both the personal inspiration and the prior work of Robert Brentano in and on Rome, to the work of Richard Krautheimer, and the numerous publications of the Ecole Française de Rome  ...  Many returns to Rome since my fellowship at the American Academy in 1978 and the ongoing hospitality of the Academy have allowed us to know and to feel the many layers of history beneath and around Rome's  ...  And Cola's dreams then joined those of so many Romans ancient and more modern, illustrious and obscure, out past Ostia to the mouths of the Tiber, to Fiumicino and the Island of the Dead, and then on,  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.41-2415 fatcat:acw7deijxjgizcfrw23bvqp27a

Sophocles and the language of tragedy, by S. Goldhill (Book review)

Björn Sundberg
2013 Opuscula: Annual of the Swedish Institute at Athens and Rome  
The new analyses on the old excavations are also appreciated along with Demirer's recent fieldwork on the theatre of the city.  ...  Personally, I am not fully convinced of the way that the city of Pisidian Antioch and the Sanctuary of Mên have been virtually brought back to life.  ... 
doi:10.30549/opathrom-06-16 fatcat:jpp74jggwvhbra4da2pgl52rhm

Carnal Commerce in Counter-Reformation Rome. By Tessa Storey (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2008) 296 pp. $99.00

Carol M. Bresnahan
2010 Journal of Interdisciplinary History  
A catastrophe like Hurricane Katrina, as the various essays never tire of pointing out, is not in itself a disaster.  ...  ninety-six crop failures from 1500 to 1899, exacerbated by oppressive political conditions and further compounded by poor to nonexistent networks of transportation and communication.  ...  Local authorities promptly isolated Sister Dealta from her community, but Rome prevented them from arresting her.  ... 
doi:10.1162/jinh.2010.40.4.606 fatcat:sjqqgzniuzdqrnrz4fm4mfbfru

50th Annual Meeting of the Association for European Paediatric and Congenital Cardiology, Rome, Italy, June 1–4, 2016

2016 Cardiology in the Young  
We aimed to elucidate how the Doppler-derived hemodynamic parameters change as the PMV size decreases relative to the somatic growth of children.  ...  of the PMV inflow to the left ventricular outflow, and BSA-indexed effective orifice area (iEOA) of the PMV calculated by using the continuity equation.  ...  (1) and Department of Cardiovascular Surgery (7) , Heart Center, University of Freiburg, Germany Institute of Surgical Pathology (2), Department of Neuroradiology (5) and Experimental Surgery (6), Center  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1047951116000500 fatcat:zkg3rbpytvabxc5lua3p6qxk5q

Space, power and inter-semiotic translation: the symbolism of rome and the fascist regime

Pierluigi Cervelli
2021 Proceedings of the 14th World Congress of the International Association for Semiotic Studies (IASS/AIS)  
"All European nations, states, monarchies claimed to be sister of Rome.  ...  post-Soviet cities as well as all over the world.  ...  At the Crossroad of Biosimulation and Design: Novel Codes in Bi-Modal Representation of Blood Flow  ... 
doi:10.24308/iass-2019-6-017 fatcat:orfq5w5qkvcv5amz7tiokpqscm

What motivates China's cities to establish partner agreements with cities in Asia / Motywacje chińskich miast do ustanawiania porozumień partnerskich z miastami w Azji

Günter Heiduk, Agnieszka McCaleb
2015 Prace Naukowe Uniwersytetu Ekonomicznego we Wrocławiu  
In a recent study, Kaltenbrunner and others found that on the one hand "sister city relationships reflect certain predilections in and between different cultural clusters and lead to (…) network structures  ...  These studies do not aim to link the inflows of FDI into cities with the location of the investing companies.  ... 
doi:10.15611/pn.2015.413.05 fatcat:u2bbljz54rgcngx67vlmjukz7e

Supporting Urban Integrated Transport Systems: Transferable Tools for Local Authorities (SUITS)

Marco Diana, Miriam Pirra, Andree Woodcock, Sofia Martins
2018 Zenodo  
related to the actual offer of transport, a self-assessment on the level of actions of the city stakeholders regarding different aspects linked to SUMPSs implementation and an assessment of the areas on  ...  The first two assessments pointed to the same bipartition of the cities in two sets which can be labelled as "leader" and "follower", on the basis of the relative performances in the different ambits.  ...  Acknowledgements This study is part of the SUITS (Supporting Urban Integrated Transport Systems: Transferable tools for authorities) project, which has received funding from the European Union's Horizon  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1441138 fatcat:ckwdygebgfh2zfmjhlyoqmz674

USER-CHI project - D8.4: Replication strategy

Matilde Chinellato
2021 Zenodo  
The replication strategy sets the framework for all activities carried out within the project that aim to support the peer-to-peer exchange between cities, with the aim to prepare for the transfer and  ...  adoption of the e-Mobility measures and strategies developed by the partner cities.  ...  A transferability session will form part of the peer learning visit to analyse the transferability potential of the analysed measures.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6921772 fatcat:2mxispqgafbnbmuqpavd3rc47u

Caritas in Veritate and Chiara Lubich: Human Development from the Vantage Point of Unity

Amelia J. Uelmen
2010 Theological Studies  
Within the vibrant life of the Catholic Church today, many currents of spirituality and specific projects can shed light on the encyclical's themes and provide examples of what its principles might look  ...  This note focuses on how Chiara Lubich's spirituality of unity might offer a helpful way for people to understand how to live these principles in their everyday lives.  ...  Love for God inevitably leads to love of neighbor.  ... 
doi:10.1177/004056391007100103 fatcat:ikwagcpcmfgahmqya3fzomlnhu

India in Florence: Angelo de Gubernatis and the shaping of Italian Orientalism (1860-1900)

Filipa Lowndes Vicente
2021 Journal of Modern Italian Studies  
Having decided to leave his rich and prolific archive in Florence's main public library meant, however, that Gubernatis returned to the city and placed it on the map of 19th century "oriental studies".  ...  This experience was always entangled with Angelo De Gubernatis's biography and initiatives and when he left for Rome, the city lost its role.  ...  Following the cessation of investments to make Florence the capital and the departure of many leading figures, who moved to Rome, initiatives related to 'Oriental' languages and cultures began an inexorable  ... 
doi:10.1080/1354571x.2021.1883935 fatcat:76wdt26idvbo7pcisxwx6mj57e

Advanced Topology Analysis In Three Wireless Community Networks

Michele Pittoni, Renato Lo Cigno, Leonardo Maccari
2014 Zenodo  
This thesis provides an analysis of some topological features of three real world Wireless Community Networks and compares them with synthetical graph models.  ...  Maccari, for the patience and the help during the internship and the writing of the thesis, for the precise proofreading and the  ...  Acknowledgements It is a pleasure and a joy to end this thesis by thanking those who have made it possible for me to get so far. I'd like to thank my supervisor, Prof.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.31305 fatcat:5lbmw3molrhhfdjkg2f2f4r22i
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