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Turning the Tide: Curbing Deceptive Yelp Behaviors [chapter]

Mahmudur Rahman, Bogdan Carbunar, Jaime Ballesteros, George Burri, Duen Horng (Polo) Chau
2014 Proceedings of the 2014 SIAM International Conference on Data Mining  
The popularity and influence of reviews, make sites like Yelp ideal targets for malicious behaviors.  ...  Among the San Francisco car repair and moving companies that we analyzed, almost 10% exhibit fraudulent behaviors.  ...  Section 4 describes Marco in detail. ever exposed Yelp to significant malicious behaviors: Up to 25% of Yelp reviews may be fraudulent [6] .  ... 
doi:10.1137/1.9781611973440.28 dblp:conf/sdm/RahmanCBBC14 fatcat:wxluyowlkfhhfhjax5kwu4gmma

Dark Prisms: Occultism in Hispanic Drama

James A. Parr, Robert Lima
1996 Hispania  
Full of remorse now that he has experienced the Devil's deception, Don Gil turns to God in a desperate prayer. Literally fuming, Angello dissolves in a puff of smoke accompanied by a great noise.  ...  once more when the veil of ignorance is removed, revealing the Devil's deception.  ...  Whenever known, the year of performance or publication is given after the title, as is information on the subject matter of the play.  ... 
doi:10.2307/345334 fatcat:dx56ixnfmnd6diz3d2xlc3yoqa

Scott, Chaucer, and Medieval Romance: A Study of Sir Walter Scott's Indebtedness to the Literature of the Middle Ages

Gary Kelly, Jerome Mitchell
1989 South Atlantic Review  
jargon of curbe, arboq nombLes, and all the babble of the fabulous Sir Tristrem.  ...  And the conventional expression used by the King-"Soothly I swear, that, tide what tide, / T h e demon shall a buffet bide" (III.xxii)--occurs in Sir Thopas: "And there he swoor on ale and breed 1 How  ...  superb embroidery in Arabesque, the shawls of Cashmere, and the muslins of India, which were here unfolded in all their splendour; far less to tell the different sweetmeats, ragouts edged with rice coloured  ... 
doi:10.2307/3200199 fatcat:vv4en5v6sfc5vi4s5d5ghluevi

Southern Pride and Yankee Presence: The Limits of Confederate Loyalty in Civil War Mississippi, 1860-1865 [article]

Jarret Ruminski, University Of Calgary, University Of Calgary, Frank Towers
Although the Confederate government espoused an all-consuming nationalism, the evidence presented in this study demonstrates the limited control that the Confederacy, the Union, and, by implication, most  ...  It employs interdisciplinary literature on the concept of loyalty to explore how multiple allegiances influenced people during the Civil War.  ...  Lovett, The African-American History of Nashville, Tennessee, 1780-1930 (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1999), 54; Wilkie, "The Black Urban Population of the Pre-Civil War South," 262; The  ... 
doi:10.11575/prism/27836 fatcat:o7hfm3pybjhajd4uzfdp33vlty

The Lotus-Eater: My (Young) Life in Habits, Obsessions, and Addictions

Jack Reibstein
2017 unpublished
I Sometime around last Christmas, one of the few times in the past couple years the two of us have lodged under the same roof, my brother had to attend a friend's wake.  ...  Dwayne was a grade below my brother, which explains why I never knew him; the two hung out in the same circles, hit up all the same parties, but Dwayne never reached the inner sanctum of my brother's friends  ...  Acknowledgements I would like to thank Hirsh Sawhney for proving that beautiful writing and forthright writing can be one in the same, for always cutting to the heart of the matter, and for being an excellent  ... 

Truth in between: postmodern humanism in the fiction of Julian Barnes

Lixia Liu
The bases for this challenge are the heterogeneity of his fictional works, and the constant humanistic concerns that underpin them.  ...  I draw, in particular, on their emphasis on the ethical relationship implicated in language and art, the ethics of the Other, and the belief in memory and truth.  ...  Martha admits that it is -[a] continuing self-deception‖ă (EE 7).  ... 
doi:10.25949/19438322.v1 fatcat:d6kbd3wjinag3kebx3s5jodrdi

Empire and exoticism in French fiction cinema, 1930-1939

Colleen Kennedy-Karpat
While the colonies were undeniably important to the interwar imaginary, there remain many fiction films whose action takes place outside the realm of Western empire.  ...  the outbreak of World War II in Europe.  ...  Hassina using deceptive sweet talk.  ... 
doi:10.7282/t30k2875 fatcat:l5sarjvq7zathkwr3k7i2o7aym

Webre_columbia_0054D_13719.pdf [article]

As the counterculture emerged in the shadow of the Cold War, leading figures such as Olson and Ginsberg helped shift the political ideals of the 1930s left !  ...  Webre This dissertation reconstructs the tradition of "democratic modernism" in the United States from its origins in the fertile avant-garde circles of the early 1910s through the maturation of American  ...  , The Harlem Renaissance in Black and White (Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press, 1995)  ... 
doi:10.7916/d86q250z fatcat:2p5wnukcnzdavmlnbgw3kszhy4

Revenge and Its Implications: Literati Discourse of Justice in Late Qing and Modern Chinese Fiction

Yoojin Soh
Ranging from the late Qing to modern China, this research project elaborates on the existing scholarship regarding historical and cultural meanings of revenge to demonstrate the use of earlier textual  ...  of all manner of violence along the routes of historical events.  ...  The Qing generals also appeased the rebels; but it was only a deceptive strategy to disarm the remaining forces, which later on turned out to be annihilation of rebels.  ... 
doi:10.7936/k71z42gt fatcat:e4u2vn2zw5ccdegte7u6h7pg2q

Slaughter was commenced: a study of American Revolutionary War massacres [article]

Robert Donald MacNiven, University Of Edinburgh, Frank Cogliano, David Silkenat
Massacres came to define entire theatres of the war, such as the western frontier or the south from 1780 onwards.  ...  Boston Massacre of 1770 – that offset the damage done on the battlefield.  ...  and turning the tide of the war.Burgoyne's defeat ended large-scale British campaigning in upstate New York.  ... 
doi:10.7488/era/1276 fatcat:jy5ckuhx2zdttob6bz4k3jrs3i

Historical Discourses Editors-In-Chief Editorial Board Layout Editor Cover Designer The Ideals: Theory and revoluTIon

Sarah Balakrishnan, Matthew Signer, Cole Bricker, Irina Cristescu, Elizabeth Deblock, Anna Disha, Jani Noran, Nathalie O'neill, Benjamin Sher, Elizabeth Winans, Rachel Nam, Anya Baker (+2 others)
2013 unpublished
Reality," in The Rising Tide of Cultural Pluralism, ed.  ...  As a second attempt, he ran outside, climbed on the roof and started hammering. The next thing I heard was a yelp.  ...  By the time Lowell was up, we'd turn the news on and I'd prepare breakfast.  ... 

Salisbury Advertiser 10-1896

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Engine* aad anrMlltaootbe soarket for the price-and MnLDteeaatlafaetion In every case. Wefkre also agents for Frick Oo,'e Traction Engine* and other machinery.  ...  Cheney for the last 15 years, and believe him perfectly honorable in all business transactions snd financially able to carry out any obligations made by their firm.  ...  tbe upper half of tbe ropes had floated away with the tide.  ... 
doi:10.13016/m20g3h038 fatcat:evi2d57pybbchhvh6tcqejmype

Imagining the Supernatural Grotesque: Paintings of Zhong Kui and Demons in the Late Southern Song (1127-1279) and Yuan (1271-1368) Dynasties

Chun-Yi Joyce Tsai
This dissertation is the first focused study of images of demons and how they were created and received at the turn of the Southern Song and Yuan periods of China.  ...  During these periods, China was in a state of dynastic crisis and transition, and the presence of foreign invaders, the rise of popular culture, the development of popular religion, as well as the advancement  ...  by Chinese artists to express the ideology of the "other."  ... 
doi:10.7916/d8rr1x2w fatcat:ax2ofdr55bdzrjufn3mxnxwqoq