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Sweeping away disorder with the broom alignment tool

Jason Robbins, Michael Kantor, David Redmiles
1999 CHI '99 extended abstracts on Human factors in computer systems - CHI '99  
We describe and evaluate a direct manipulation alignment tool based on a push-broom metaphor.  ...  Many types of diagrams use spacing and alignment to communicate implicit relationships between objects within the diagram.  ...  The Broom Alignment Tool Like a real-world push broom, the broom tool pushes objects that come into contact with it.  ... 
doi:10.1145/632870.632871 fatcat:cwdy5h4kvve23dbjvlmg3om63y

Sweeping away disorder with the broom alignment tool

Jason Robbins, Michael Kantor, David Redmiles
1999 CHI '99 extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '99  
We describe and evaluate a direct manipulation alignment tool based on a push-broom metaphor.  ...  Many types of diagrams use spacing and alignment to communicate implicit relationships between objects within the diagram.  ...  The Broom Alignment Tool Like a real-world push broom, the broom tool pushes objects that come into contact with it.  ... 
doi:10.1145/632716.632871 dblp:conf/chi/RobbinsKR99 fatcat:yo33qmema5dsxl2m3rutwktra4

Microvita and Transformative Information

Bussey Marcus
2011 The Open Information Science Journal  
It is suggested that microvita theory invites in a shamanic disposition or temper which is comfortable with paradox and aporia.  ...  Links to information science are made particularly with regard to Bates' evolutionary reading of information and to Dervin's sense making epistemological chronology.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT The author wishes to acknowledge the assistance of Jeannette Oliver who prepared the figures for this paper and provided timely editorial assistance.  ... 
doi:10.2174/1874947x01103010028 fatcat:mz3h7ddnfzeo7ltsors7wu5nsy

Understanding cheap talk and the emergence of trust in global software engineering: An evolutionary game theory perspective

Yi Wang, David Redmiles
2013 2013 6th International Workshop on Cooperative and Human Aspects of Software Engineering (CHASE)  
Sweeping Away Disorder with the Broom Alignment Tool, Human Factors in Computing Systems CHI '99 Conference (Pittsburgh, PA), Late-Breaking Results, ACM, May 1999, pp. 250-251.  ...  ., On the Alignment of Organizational and Software Structure, in B.  ... 
doi:10.1109/chase.2013.6614753 dblp:conf/icse/WangR13 fatcat:3entuvauqffvnjcibfd5suhzea

Seed developmental and maturation studies in davana (Artemisia pallens)

M. Jayanthi
2013 IOSR Journal of Agriculture and Veterinary Science  
The bulk davana crop was raised in the field. Individual flower heads were tagged at the time of flower opening.  ...  The seeds were collected at 5 days intervals and subjected to the following seed quality assessment.  ...  I thank all the weavers, subjects and hundreds of my former students who with their creative work have inspired me immensely all my life.  ... 
doi:10.9790/2380-0460104 fatcat:l56aabuan5bnnongp7kpi4ld2u

Measured Response to Identified Suicide Risk and Violence: What You Need to Know About Psychiatric Patient Safety

Kenneth R. Yeager, Radu Saveanu, Albert R. Roberts, Gabby Reissland, Dan Mertz, Avni Cirpili, Ron Makovich
2005 Brief Treatment and Crisis Intervention  
What can be done within the physical environment to protect the psychiatric patient?  ...  One of the most hidden and preventable mental health problems is the fact that approximately 1,500 suicides take place annually in inpatient hospital facilities throughout the United States.  ...  Streiner on an earlier draft of this article and the technical assistance of David Clement.  ... 
doi:10.1093/brief-treatment/mhi014 fatcat:745qfq4vlvhx7poby42gckhoqu

Seabed Classification at Ocean Margins [chapter]

Ph. Blondel
2002 Ocean Margin Systems  
Seabed classification, in general and at ocean margins, is fast becoming a major tool in seafloor surveying and monitoring, and the last section will assess the latest tendencies, and the technical developments  ...  After a brief review of the main characteristics of ocean margins, the different notions of classification will be presented, along with the desired aims.  ...  ., Germany) and the Hanse 2000 organising committee. Discussions and thorough reviews of this manuscript by Prof. W. Berger (UCSD, USA) and Dr.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-662-05127-6_8 fatcat:aeglzgz6uzhjppfdw2nbkwcyzu

2019 PhD Research Journal Summary [article]

Alexander Hayes
2019 Figshare  
A summary of research activities which were documented in a research journal throughout the PhD thesis 'The Socioethical Implications Of Body Worn Computers: An Ethnographic Study' conducted at the University  ...  aligned with the premise of neutrality that, just as a pencil can be used to write, they can also be used to stab others with..."  ...  engaging with students in the virtual reality game Minecraft as a tool in an educational context. "...  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.8142182.v2 fatcat:2sqgdma4m5htbhdsb4nxz367ni

"It always Takes a Long Time/to Decipher Where You Are": Uncanny Spaces and Troubled Times in Margaret Atwood's Poetry

Eleonora Rao
2017 Humanities  
They have in common, albeit with a different emphasis, a preoccupation with mortality and with the writing of poetry itself. They also share a special concern for space.  ...  The focus is on Atwood's most recent poetry collections; Morning in the Burned House (1995) and The Door (2007), in addition to the prose poems volume The Tent (2006).  ...  In "Dutiful", the speaker disapproves of her past attitudes, when she used to go around with a "small broom and dustpan, / sweeping up dirt I didn't make [ . . . ] But I've resigned" (Atwood 2007, p.  ... 
doi:10.3390/h6030063 fatcat:brqgrbud3ne6tnivkae67lcfjq

British Administration and Irrigation in Egypt

Sidney Peel
1905 Political science quarterly  
and sweep away the mud-built villages.  ...  of water per second for weeks together, acts like a huge broom, completely sweeping out the floor of the reservoir and securing it against any deposit of silt.  ... 
doi:10.2307/2140666 fatcat:ex4eyrraxfcunjlkwqqgupxdqu

Humanity from African Naissance to Coming Millennia

Richard G. Klein, Phillip V. Tobias, Michael A. Raath, Jacopo Moggicecchi, Gerald A. Doyle
2001 South African Archaeological Bulletin  
Introduction The global distribution of Homo sapiens contrasts with the restricted ranges of our closest living primate relative, Pan.  ...  In fact, H. erectus first appears in Java almost immediately after its appearence in Africa, yet its first appearence in Java is contemporaneous with that of Colobus, Macaca, and Pongo that had already  ...  Tobias is included in this volume, with the approval of the Director of the Transvaal Museum under whose auspices the Robert Broom Lecture is delivered.  ... 
doi:10.2307/3889036 fatcat:klw6eqz7xbdzvoq6x3cidu3toe

On certain consequences of the objectification of languages: a substantivist approach

Probal Dasgupta
2021 Linguistic Frontiers  
In this respect, the characteristic posture of linguistics authors vis-à-vis their readers contrasts with the non-objectifying attitude associated with Traditional Lexicography and Grammar (here called  ...  PRELIMINARIES The practitioners of linguistics (in all its forms) hope to converge on tools suitable for describing all human languages within a shared terminological and conceptual framework, demarcating  ...  with X-doctrine,' 'follower of X,' 'associated with X-doctrine,' leaving a few wrinkles for some irregularity broom to magically sweep up.  ... 
doi:10.2478/lf-2021-0013 fatcat:kqzpggd7rrhsvp5474irvd2yna

1998 Standard Occupational Classification

Laurie Salmon
1999 Industrial Relations  
The Office for National Statistics works in partnership with others in the Government Statistical Service to provide Parliament, government and the wider community with the statistical information, analysis  ...  It aims to provide an authoritative and impartial picture of society and a window on the work and performance of government, allowing the impact of government policies and actions to be assessed.  ...  The work was strongly supported through a Steering Group comprising staff from the Office for National Statistics, the Department for Education and Employment, the Employment Service, the Health and Safety  ... 
doi:10.1111/0019-8676.00126 fatcat:jhkppzpnzfdi7annliilgjrx7y

Collective Robotics: From Social Insects to Robots

C. Ronald Kube, Hong Zhang
1993 Adaptive Behavior  
Achieving tasks with a multiple robot system will require a control system that is both simple and scalable as the number of robots increases.  ...  Our mechanisms, used to invoke the group behavior, allow the system of robots to perform tasks without centralized control or explicit communication.  ...  A chain is a collection of links, a rake a collection of tines, and a broom a collection of bristles. Sweeping the sidewalk would certainly be dicult with a single or even a few bristles.  ... 
doi:10.1177/105971239300200204 fatcat:ujfjta2sprda7hblgfmjfjxu3i

We Have Always Been . . . Cyborgs

Terry Dartnall
2004 Meta Science  
This book is an exploration and popularisation of 'active externalism' or the 'extended mind' hypothesis  ...  alignments set scientists against practical men.  ...  , Broom does not notice the significance of this matter for his argument.  ... 
doi:10.1023/b:mesc.0000040914.15295.0e fatcat:lwsp7z2exjhgddmjck2mdijlya
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