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Recommenders with a Mission

Sanne Vrijenhoek, Mesut Kaya, Nadia Metoui, Judith Möller, Daan Odijk, Natali Helberger
2021 Proceedings of the 2021 Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval  
News recommenders help users to find relevant online content and have the potential to fulfill a crucial role in a democratic society, directing the scarce attention of citizens towards the information  ...  Recommender systems can make or break filter bubbles, and as such can be instrumental in creating either a more closed or a more open internet.  ...  Acknowledgments This research has been supported by the SIDN Fund and Adessium Foundation in project 'Algorithms for freedom of expression and a well-informed public' and ERC Grant 'Profiling and targeting  ... 
doi:10.1145/3406522.3446019 fatcat:cip5yax3yvcjtkbrbhf47knzke

Pitch Proposal: Recommenders with a Mission - Assessing Diversity in News Recommendations [chapter]

Sanne Vrijenhoek, Natali Helberger
2020 Communications in Computer and Information Science  
AbstractBy helping the user find relevant and important online content, news recommenders have the potential to fulfill a crucial role in a democratic society.  ...  Our aim is to get feedback on a set of proposed metrics grounded in social science interpretations of diversity.  ...  Theory Before we define more quantitative metrics to assess diversity in news recommendation, we first offer a conceptualization of diversity.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-65965-3_38 fatcat:j5jkieosrfdppm3su7xdic2zo4

Mission: Educational

John Manuel
2004 Environmental Health Perspectives  
Charged with increasing public understanding of environmental health science research, the 25 COEPs carry out diverse projects.  ...  To date, questionnaires have proven valuable in assessing population response to abatement.  ...  "With a diverse population, we will have a wider range of [health and environmental] exposures, increasing our ability to detect associations," she says.  ... 
doi:10.1289/ehp.112-a806 pmid:15471719 pmcid:PMC1247582 fatcat:qjngk5gr2zaplafv76ocr73mje

When a Little Human is Bitten Twice by a Large Venomous Snake: The Providers Disagree with the Original Consultant Recommendation

Benjamin N. Abo, Spencer J. Johnson, David A. Kranc
2017 Prehospital and Disaster Medicine  
Much work has been done in this area with a plethora of theories and models to support implementation across health topics and sectors, as diverse as obesity and STD prevention.  ...  Providing quality SBC programming at scale in low resources settings, remain a significant challenge, however new models of implementation are being field tested. Results: A new model was developed.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1049023x17003478 fatcat:o3a7xwpu2jairl5vkbqkzkfcua

Organizational Mission Statement Guidelines Revisited

Edward L. Powers
2012 International Journal of Management & Information Systems  
New guidelines for mission statement content are recommended.  ...  Examples are provided of guidelines typically recommended for use in writing a mission statement, and some samples of organization mission statements are presented in order to illuminate the variety of  ...  in order to demonstrate the great diversity in how organizations state their "mission."  ... 
doi:10.19030/ijmis.v16i4.7304 fatcat:galwmxezp5avve6sxiomtm2kym

Future Solar System Missions

Geoffrey A. Briggs
1990 International Astronomical Union Colloquium  
After a decade long hiatus in launches beyond Earth orbit, NASA's planetary exploration program is again moving forward, beginning with the Magellan launch to Venus in May 1989 and the Galileo launch to  ...  in follow-up to the 1979/1980 Voyager flybys.Beyond these two missions there are other already approved missions: theMars Observerfor launch in 1992, the Comet Rendezvous and Asteroid Flyby CRAF mission  ...  out the mission in association with an appropriate NASA Center.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0252921100077204 fatcat:dibouc7mznf7vfvubtrfv4sdxu

Nuclear Security Considerations for Space Nuclear Power: A Review of Past Programs with Recommendations for Future Criteria

Susan S. Voss
2020 Nuclear Technology  
The only time that nuclear material may be outside of direct physical control and security would be during operation in deep space or a planetary surface mission or due to an accidental reentry of a space  ...  Navy, domestic and international civilian research and test reactors, and future NASA missions. In general, U.S. nonproliferation policy is based on a risk versus benefits approach.  ...  An assessment of the potential risks of nuclear material diversion will be evaluated as part of the launch approval process. VI.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00295450.2019.1706378 fatcat:qbea76lwgvg4thze62awgthfiu

An Ontology-Based Recommender System with an Application to the Star Trek Television Franchise [article]

Paul Sheridan, Mikael Onsjö, Claudia Becerra, Sergio Jimenez, and George Dueñas
2019 arXiv   pre-print
In this paper, we present an ontology-based recommender system that integrates the knowledge represented in a large ontology of literary themes to produce fiction content recommendations.  ...  Aside from the new methods, this paper contributes a testbed for future research and an online framework to collaboratively extend the ontology of literary themes to cover other narrative content.  ...  Acknowledgments We kindly thank Jose A.  ... 
arXiv:1808.00103v2 fatcat:wyjeazbwgfgf7ksghb4tnofkn4

Mission statements in Canadian hospitals

Christopher K. Bart, Maureen Hupfer
2004 Journal of Health Organisation and Management  
in a mission statement study conducted among Canadian hospital executives.  ...  In order to improve our understanding of the mission statement's strategic value and to provide actionable recommendutions for healthcare organizations, the paper adopted a social constructionist perspective  ...  mission content and achievement among a more diverse set of respondents than we were able to include in this exploratory study.  ... 
doi:10.1108/14777260410538889 pmid:15366277 fatcat:cdxqvkpebvdxjhi3u3f23egniu

Beating Cancer by 2030: Mission Impossible?

Luca Cassetta, Pedro Rodrigues, Toni Andreu, Bruno Botta, Sven Brandau, Chrissie Brierley, Clive Wilson, Inga Dadeshidze, Lucia Forzi, Federica Ortelli, Mafalda Quintas
2020 Research Ideas and Outcomes  
The aim of this paper is to share the outcomes of the workshop organized by the COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) Association, bringing together sixty participants representing a broad  ...  variety of stakeholders, to discuss a holistic approach on how to beat cancer by 2030.  ...  Foster or recommend the development of cancer missions-oriented plans between research and health industries; 7.  ... 
doi:10.3897/rio.6.e61662 fatcat:3vrnz5raa5fjxgts4rvebiy2ea

Lunar Missions for the Decade 2023-2033

Barbara Cohen, Sam Lawrence, Brett Denevi, Timothy Glotch, Dana Hurley, Clive R. Neal, Mark Robinson, Ryan Watkins, Renee Weber
2021 Bulletin of the AAS  
We recommend the Decadal Survey initiate a Lunar PSR Volatiles Explorer mission study and consider it for inclusion in the New Frontiers mission list.  ...  We recommend the Decadal survey initiate a Next Generation Lunar Orbiter mission study and consider it for inclusion in the New Frontiers mission list.  ... 
doi:10.3847/25c2cfeb.7caeba4e fatcat:cx4sylg77jgejortnucoxpyvfy

Recommendations for the Use of Statins in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus or Prediabetes. Conclusions of a Consensus Group

Millan J, Ascaso JF, Barrios V, Cases A, Serrano A, Pascual V, Pedro-Botet J, Pinto X
2017 Journal of Diabetes Research and Therapy  
Citation: Millán J, Ascaso JF, Barrios V, Cases A, Serrano A, et al. (2017) Recommendations for the Use of Statins in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus or Prediabetes. Conclusions of a Consensus Group.  ...  Citation : Millán J, Ascaso JF, Barrios V, Cases A, Serrano A, et al. (2017) Recommendations for the Use of Statins in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus or Prediabetes.  ...  Each survey question submitted to the panel for assessment was devised in the form of a positive or negative statement, as a clinical recommendation responding to interesting or controversial aspects in  ... 
doi:10.16966/2380-5544.128 fatcat:zglthznntrc5lkno5mk6v5sfry

Towards a Best Practise of Volunteer Use Within Archaeological Open-air Museums: an Overview with Recommendations for Future Sustainability and Growth

Andrew Spencer
2016 EXARC Journal  
Current trends in heritage institutions predict ever-shrinking budgets, and with extra demands on staff, it is likely that museums will depend more and more on volunteers.  ...  Volunteers bring museums to life with meaningful interpretive contacts, and offer institutions the opportunity to broaden their mission and complete tasks that may not otherwise be possible.  ...  Additionally, many of the AOAMs in this study are in less-populated, rural areas where volunteers are harder to acquire.However, a museum recruits volunteers, it is recommended that a variety of methods  ... 
doaj:274e9794439649bb99bf5ef54e3e5f49 fatcat:mzmz5htvxvajxfrrynnwnealsu

Teaching Children with Intellectual Disabilities: Analysis of Research-Based Recommendations

Lauri M.O. Räty, Elina K. Kontu, Raija A. Pirttimaa
2016 Journal of Education and Learning  
<p>The purpose of this qualitative study was to produce an overview of topics and practical recommendations that have been presented for teaching for students with intellectual disabilities in educational  ...  The sample of peer-reviewed research articles considering this topic was selected using a database search of the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC).  ...  Practical recommendations should be examined with a discourse analysis.  ... 
doi:10.5539/jel.v5n2p318 fatcat:pb5p7mna7zbpfa4vnoz7as42hq

Situating Moral Justification: Rethinking the Mission of Moral Epistemology

Alison M. Jaggar, Theresa W. Tobin
2013 Metaphilosophy  
We are immensely grateful for the opportunity to develop our ideas in such a philosophically rich environment.  ...  Our larger project has been supported by the University of Oslo's Center for the Study of Mind in Nature, where we have worked together for a month in each of four years, 2009-2012.  ...  We conclude by pointing to the need to rethink both the mission and method of moral epistemology. In our companion article, we explain the new method we recommend for pursuing the new mission.  ... 
doi:10.1111/meta.12048 fatcat:arj5tg6g55afvhvsmw4tgnzae4
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