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Extended spider cognition

Hilton F. Japyassú, Kevin N. Laland
2017 Animal Cognition  
The extension of cognition to the web helps to explain some puzzling features of spider behaviour and seems to promote evolvability within the group, enhancing innovation through cognitive connectivity  ...  Graded changes in relative brain size could also be explained by outsourcing information processing to environmental features.  ...  Research supported in part by a Grant from the John Templeton Foundation to KNL. William Eberhard, Kenneth Mavor and Stefan Pulver helped to improve the original manuscript with ideas and criticisms.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10071-017-1069-7 pmid:28176133 pmcid:PMC5394149 fatcat:lnqab2pllba7xeazqz6we3v5o4

Management and virtual decentralised networks: The Linux project (originally published in Volume 6, Number 11, November 2001)

George N. Dafermos
2005 First Monday  
In addition, the communication network tends to parallel role, status and attraction patterns.  ...  He insisted that a decentralised networked organisation is the "best design" as long as the network is fostered and not managed and he resembled this design as a spider web.  ... 
doi:10.5210/fm.v0i0.1481 fatcat:oyxhppiptzbsxbcz3l2mllslui

eManaging Ambient Organizations in 3D

Viktoria Skarler
2009 Journal of Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research  
As we work in different constellations, levels, networks, and sub networks etc., we need to see networking in multiple dimensions, i.e. as ambient organizations.  ...  The support of this multi-dimensionality from information and communication technologies (ICT) moves us towards using the dynamics of social technologies as Web 2.0 (ff Web 3.0) and an intelligent semantic  ...  Similar like those of spiders, webs of cultural meaning are sticky.  ... 
doi:10.4067/s0718-18762009000300004 fatcat:pvkavdwqmbe6nbv4fk2p2x3psq

Management and virtual decentralised networks: The Linux project

George N. Dafermos
2001 First Monday  
In addition, the paper discusses the strengths and implications of adopting the organisational model represented by the Linux Project in other industries.  ...  This paper examines the latest of paradigms -the 'Virtual Network(ed) Organisation' and whether geographically dispersed knowledge workers can virtually collaborate for a project under no central planning  ...  They are in alphabetical order (they are also mentioned in  ... 
doi:10.5210/fm.v6i11.898 fatcat:r2tbc36l6bhnfcvga5zsidl2s4

Epidemiology and the web of causation: Has anyone seen the spider?

Nancy Krieger
1994 Social Science and Medicine  
Multiple causation' is the canon of contemporary epidemiology, and its metaphor and model is the 'web of causation.'  ...  s 'web,' 'treatment in clinics' and the 'economy' occupy the same level, and rate the same kind of 'box' as 'injection of foreign serum' and 'epidemic hepatitis in community' (Fig. 1) .  ...  Expressly challenging the still-pervasive tendency of epidemiologists to think in terms of single 'agents' causing discrete diseases, the provocative metaphor and model of the 'web' invited epidemiologists  ... 
doi:10.1016/0277-9536(94)90202-x pmid:7992123 fatcat:tqwfdeoomjg75ldzcfmzsbiy3e

BUbiNG: Massive Crawling for the Masses [article]

Paolo Boldi, Andrea Marino, Massimo Santini, Sebastiano Vigna
2016 arXiv   pre-print
Although web crawlers have been around for twenty years by now, there is virtually no freely available, opensource crawling software that guarantees high throughput, overcomes the limits of single-machine  ...  This paper aims at filling this gap, through the description of BUbiNG, our next-generation web crawler built upon the authors' experience with UbiCrawler [Boldi et al. 2004] and on the last ten years  ...  1 A preliminary poster appeared in . The authors were supported by the EU-FET grant NADINE (GA 288956). Author's addresses: Via Comelico 39/41, Milano.  ... 
arXiv:1601.06919v1 fatcat:wzmejm75hvf2jdl6suei4dh3dq

Business Intelligence and Analytics: From Big Data to Big Impact

Chen, Chiang, Storey
2012 MIS Quarterly  
BI&A 1.0, BI&A 2.0, and BI&A 3.0 are defined and described in terms of their key characteristics and capabilities.  ...  Current research in BI&A is analyzed and challenges and opportunities associated with BI&A research and education are identified.  ...  We appreciate the continued support from the incoming Editor-in-Chief, Paulo Goes, and his feedback on an earlier version of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.2307/41703503 fatcat:34ytea7vvrfuvdqyfmdyhhxoi4

Wolves, Crows, and Spiders: An eclectic Literature Review inspires a Model explaining Humans' similar Reactions to ecologically different Wildlife

Uta Maria Jürgens, Paul M. W. Hackett
2021 Frontiers in Environmental Science  
In this paper we provide the findings from an eclectic review of purposefully sampled literature on human relations to wolves, corvids and spiders.  ...  Despite ecological specificities, various cases of human-wildlife conflicts may evoke similar mental processes and, accordingly, the same reactions in people.  ...  Still, most people know little about spiders. The most commonly known facts are the most alienating ones, for example many species' use of webs and all spiders' external digestion in foraging.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fenvs.2021.593501 fatcat:tl232yfzn5d2vf5ylo5mrlsqxq

New Spaces for Old Motifs? The Virtual Worlds of Japanese Cyberpunk

Denis Taillandier
2018 Arts  
North-American cyberpunk's recurrent use of high-tech Japan as "the default setting for the future," has generated a Japonism reframed in technological terms.  ...  Elaborating on Tatsumi's concept of synchronicity, it focuses on the intertextual dynamics that underlie the shaping of those texts to shed light on Japanese cyberpunk's (dis)connections to techno-Orientalism  ...  It has developed a massive communication network through which it controls manufacturing, primarily operated in Asia.  ... 
doi:10.3390/arts7040060 fatcat:h46brgenpze5dow6z7kn67d5zi

A formal approach to the engineering of domain-specific distributed systems

Rocco De Nicola, Gianluigi Ferrari, Rosario Pugliese, Francesco Tiezzi
2019 Journal of Logical and Algebraic Methods in Programming  
More specifically, we examine the distinguishing features of network-aware programming, service-oriented computing, autonomic computing, and collective adaptive systems programming.  ...  This work would not have been possible without the contribution of our collaborators that have helped us in shaping the four languages we have introduced.  ...  One successful instantiation of the general SOC paradigm is given by the Web Service technology [38] , which exploits the pervasiveness of the Internet and related standards.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jlamp.2019.100511 fatcat:g2oc2kqvenckveelm4rz5m632q

Cascading community and ecosystem consequences of introduced coconut palms (Cocos nucifera) in tropical islands

H.S. Young, A. Miller-ter Kuile, D.J. McCauley, R. Dirzo
2017 Canadian Journal of Zoology  
Faunal communities are likewise dramatically altered, not only in composition but also in behavior, body size, and body condition.  ...  Cumulatively, these changes transform food webs, leading to dramatically shortened and simplified food chains in invaded ecosystems.  ...  Klope for assistance in various aspects of this research and manuscript preparation.  ... 
doi:10.1139/cjz-2016-0107 fatcat:dfkjjbbohzarlgtim72al3geqe

The "Spectacular" Spider-Man, From Page to Cel: The Process of Motion Projection in the Adaptation of Spider-Man and Venom from Comic Book to Animation

Raymond Ernest Whitcher
2013 The International Journal of New Media Technology and the Arts  
The motion present in both media will be demonstrated by a close, indepth analysis of the relationship between Venom"s first appearance in Amazing Spider-Man #299 and Episode 13: Nature vs.  ...  The Marvel Comics characters Spider-Man and his nemesis Venom will be used as the subjects of the analysis due to Spider-Man"s deeply ingrained history in comics making him a readily identifiable character  ...  mentioned change in proportions 21 ) and his form is reduced to more angular, iconic shapes, yet he still communicates weight and momentum in his actions, the collision with Mysterio being palpable.  ... 
doi:10.18848/2326-9987/cgp/v07i02/36293 fatcat:3jsl3xjqqrfyth7v7cotpiwak4

Self-organising Systems [chapter]

Giovanna Di Marzo Serugendo, Marie-Pierre Gleizes, Anthony Karageorgos
2011 Natural Computing Series  
Dynamic Web Page Communities Flake et al. [39] show that Web pages self-organise into communities identified by pages connectivity.  ...  A Web page is a member of a community if it has more hyperlinks within the community than outside it.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-17348-6_2 fatcat:ucsmb23dmzgvre4deodfwih7iy

Double Visions: Educational Technology in Standards and Assessments for Science and Mathematics

Karen E. Irving, Randy L. Bell
2004 Journal of Science Education and Technology  
include in their teaching.  ...  In addition, the current technology use policies for national assessments in science and mathematics, in particular the college admission tests (ACT, SAT I and SAT II subject area tests), Advanced Placement  ...  From the outset of the Standards 2000 project, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics acknowledged the pervasive role of educational technology and communication advances in mathematics teaching  ... 
doi:10.1023/b:jost.0000031264.52931.47 fatcat:h5o2a3cjc5afpjcjw4ynpsptia

In Code, We Trust? Regulation and Emancipation in Cyberspace

Zhu Chenwei
2004 SCRIPTed: A Journal of Law, Technology & Society  
It is proposed that, in cyberspace, code should not only regulate but also emancipate.  ...  However, the emancipatory dimension of code has long been neglected since law and market are increasingly operating in a normative vacuum.  ...  controlling pervasive online piracy in P2P file swapping networks.  ... 
doi:10.2966/scrip.010404.585 fatcat:onxv3amjnbeqtpjntd6i7uaftq
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