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The Harvard Pigeon Lab under Herrnstein

William M Baum
2002 Journal of The Experimental Analysis of Behavior  
Fantino and Staddon were admitted in the fall of 1961, while I was taking a year off.  ...  The history of the Harvard Pigeon Lab may be divided into two periods: the lab under Skinner and the lab under Herrnstein. Two waves or generations of students were produced.  ... 
doi:10.1901/jeab.2002.77-347 pmid:12083686 pmcid:PMC1284867 fatcat:2m5qhmm2hzdcpdriqapqncrr34

A Conversation with Yuan Shih Chow

Zhiliang Ying, Cun-Hui Zhang
2006 Statistical Science  
He was a member of the Statistics Department at Purdue University from 1962 to 1968. From 1968 until his retirement in 1993, Y. S.  ...  He taught high school mathematics for one year in 1947 and wrote a book on high school algebra in collaboration with J. H. Teng and M. L. Chu. In 1992, Y. S. Chow, together with I. S. Chang and W. C.  ...  Gu is a smart person-he recommended two students without ranking them, and we had no choice but to accept both. That was the year Zukang Zheng and Cun-Hui Zhang came to Columbia.  ... 
doi:10.1214/088342304000000224 fatcat:twcapg3hargp7esyvszsqsdlgu

A Conversation with Stephen E. Fienberg

Miron L. Straf, Judith M. Tanur
2013 Statistical Science  
The following conversation is based in part on a transcript of a 2009 interview funded by Pfizer Global Research-Connecticut, the American Statistical Association and the Department of Statistics at the  ...  University of Connecticut-Storrs as part of the "Conversations with Distinguished Statisticians in Memory of Professor Harry O.  ...  The year before me there was John Chambers, and John had gone to Harvard. I knew John pretty well, and I asked him how it was at Harvard.  ... 
doi:10.1214/12-sts411 fatcat:goudbfloivemtoaro566eyezzu

University of Southern California

1983 Rhetoric Society Quarterly  
Within a year he married Sandy, whose loving care enabled him to continue through to the 41 st Conference, in 2003, which was the last.  ...  This chapter is based on the writings of Ward Edwards and the recollections of two of his graduate students whom he influenced deeply.  ...  ,1968) .  ... 
doi:10.1080/02773948309390686 fatcat:snppqexpqzf4dpdhsxicxmgvsm

Innovative and Responsible Governance of Converging Technologies [chapter]

Mihail C. Roco, David Rejeski, George Whitesides, Jake Dunagan, Alexander MacDonald, Erik Fisher, George Thompson, Robert Mason, Rosalyn Berne, Richard Appelbaum, David Feldman, Mark Suchman
2013 Science Policy Reports  
Space (Section 10.8.1) and nuclear energy (Section 9.8.2) programs are discussed elsewhere in this report.  ...  Below are three illustrations of government investment, in information technology, the Human Genome Project, and the National Nanotechnology Initiative.  ...  In 1961, President John F.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-02204-8_10 fatcat:dd5er3lpwvhs5bvxjj2l2rytd4

Creating a Cosmic Discipline: The Crystallization and Consolidation of Exobiology, 1957–1973

James E. Strick
2004 Journal of the History of Biology  
The field was inherently highly interdisciplinary, yet it coalesced very quickly and was responsible in its first twenty years for numerous important contributions to twentieth century life science and  ...  The new discipline of exobiology formed from the intertwining of origin of life research with the search for life or its building blocks on other planets, from 1957-1973.  ...  from the Norman Horowitz papers.  ... 
doi:10.1023/b:hist.0000020279.73895.f2 fatcat:bkzkqjb46jh4nazrblpndthoym

An Evening Spent with Bill van Zwet

R. J. Beran, N. I. Fisher
2009 Statistical Science  
After serving in the army for almost two years, he obtained his Ph.D. at the University of Amsterdam in 1964, with Jan Hemelrijk as advisor.  ...  In 1965, he was appointed Associate Professor of Statistics at the University of Leiden and promoted to Full Professor in 1968.  ...  WRvZ: Yes, I mostly I wrote down the results and tried to explain least squares to the physicists in our lab reports.  ... 
doi:10.1214/08-sts261 fatcat:6qffxylosbhcffn2rkhplerxay

Privacy and the Modern Grid

Sonia McNeil
2011 Social Science Research Network  
For a discussion of how the smart grid will "self-heal," see NAT'L ENERGY TECH. LAB., U.S.  ...  Three of these blackouts occurred in the nine years leading up to its report. The average outage occurring between 1996 and 2000 affected 409,854 consumers.  ...  It, too, is readily adaptable to smart meter data, although lawmakers applying this framework will again face the challenge of defining the Act's scope.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1928254 fatcat:t7vc6qaef5b5rfqqtxgplslsli

A bookshelf in public health, medical care, and allied fields

A La Rocco, B Jones
1972 Bulletin of the Medical Library Association  
It is intended as a guide to the development of a collection for librarians and for health professionals in research and education. References are mostly to publications from 1960.  ...  A Report to the President, Decem- ber 1968. Washington, D.C., 1968. 85p.  ...  Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press, 1968. 168p.  ... 
pmid:4554218 pmcid:PMC198631 fatcat:6rxiusskibel5hefm72dqej34e

Entrepreneurial Impact: The Role of MIT

Edward B. Roberts, Charles E. Eesley
2009 Social Science Research Network  
Smart Cells, Inc.  ...  In 1989, the Harvard Medical School took the far-reaching step of organizing a venture capital fund (discontinued a few years later) to invest in new companies whose founders relate to Harvard Medical,  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1352633 fatcat:ricfqsyuuvfhzliraqwwbjpugq

Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics—2018 Update: A Report From the American Heart Association

Emelia J. Benjamin, Salim S. Virani, Clifton W. Callaway, Alanna M. Chamberlain, Alexander R. Chang, Susan Cheng, Stephanie E. Chiuve, Mary Cushman, Francesca N. Delling, Rajat Deo, Sarah D. de Ferranti, Jane F. Ferguson (+39 others)
2018 Circulation  
Death rates for American Indian or Alaska Native, and Asian and Pacific Islander people should be interpreted with caution because of inconsistencies in reporting race on the death certificate compared  ...  underreporting on death certificates of American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian and Pacific Islander, and Hispanic decedents, as well as undercounts of these groups in censuses †These percentages represent the  ...  to 2.3/100 000 in 2003 and remained constant by 2009 at 2.4/100 000. 76 The Teen-LABS study recently reported a favorable short-term (30 day) complications profile of bar- iatric surgery among 242  ... 
doi:10.1161/cir.0000000000000558 pmid:29386200 fatcat:vuvlkhgb6jhkfffyjz3l3cpjbu

When Physics Meets Biology: A Less Known Feynman

Marco Di Mauro, Salvatore Esposito, Adele Naddeo
2018 Transversal: International Journal for the Historiography of Science  
We discuss a less known aspect of Feynman's multifaceted scientific work, centered about his interest in molecular biology, which came out around 1959 and lasted for several years.  ...  An intriguing perspective comes out about one of the most interesting scientists of the XX century.  ...  As discussed above, Feynman was not new to biology in 1969, having worked previously in a biology lab for one year, but, being an outsider, he found the material challenging and time consuming.  ... 
doi:10.24117/2526-2270.2018.i4.14 fatcat:th5koovgq5fyrb3wt5axsznvou

Scientists use big data to sway elections and predict riots - welcome to the 1960s

Jill Lepore
2020 Nature  
"By 2018 it will be cheaper to store information in a computer bank than on paper," he wrote in 1968, in a contribution to a book called Toward the Year 2018 (ref. 4).  ...  Collective amnesia Before his early death in 1984, Pool was also a key force behind the founding of the most direct descendant of Simulmatics, the MIT Media Lab.  ... 
doi:10.1038/d41586-020-02607-8 pmid:32939063 fatcat:puh5gyxx5jfb3pmn2vqdoqzxm4

The Bar Is Open [chapter]

Kenneth I. Kellermann, Ellen N. Bouton, Sierra S. Brandt
2020 Historical & Cultural Astronomy  
In 1968 Weinreb and his young family moved to Charlottesville, where he set up the NRAO Central Development Lab (CDL).  ...  the reported decrease in the flux density of the Cas A supernova remnant of 1 to 2% per year at 1.4 GHz (Heeschen 1961b) .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-32345-5_6 fatcat:knxkkstljfd3he2wxbimxwxi2q

The Impetus to Creativity in Technology

Alan G. Konheim
2015 Cryptologia  
Shannon proved the existence of codes achieving optimal performance, but it required forty-five years to exhibit an actual code achieving it.  ...  It was a departure from the current cryptographic technology based on shift-register stream encryption for voice and the variety of the electro-mechanical cipher machines introduced nearly fifty years  ...  Before finally joining Big Blue in 1968, Horst Feistel worked for the MITRE Corporation in 1961. since his early boyhood‛; he was now involved in their study and application at AFCRC.  ... 
doi:10.1080/01611194.2015.1044816 fatcat:gf5mp6vsbrdt3glxeue7xmchqy
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