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Climate Science, Development Practice, and Policy Interactions in Dryland Agroecological Systems

Chasca Twyman, Evan D. G. Fraser, Lindsay C. Stringer, C. Quinn, Andrew J. Dougill, Federica Ravera, Todd A. Crane, Susannah M. Sallu
2011 Ecology and Society  
By comparing methods and results across these cases, we draw out the following key lessons: (1) Our studies show the utility of using consistent conceptual frameworks for vulnerability assessments even  ...  These case studies adopt a common vulnerability framework but employ different approaches to measuring and assessing vulnerability.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank all those involved in the special issue, and the helpful comments from the reviewers.  ... 
doi:10.5751/es-04261-160314 fatcat:odek6z5k3jg6pixvbudulqibi4

Postmodern Attitude towards the Universe

Dr. Shanjendu Nath
2017 IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science  
Thus it can be said that both in our understanding of knowledge and science, postmodernism brought a revolution.  ...  There are extreme world views amongst the philosophers of different periods of history and the response of postmodernism in this regard is really a fatalist one.  ...  In their view, in our everyday life these models are still serving as 'useful fiction'. V.  ... 
doi:10.9790/0837-2206125055 fatcat:lzejv7ad2ngazg2poeyoud4r2m

Narratives and Narrators: A Philosophy of Stories * BY GREGORY CURRIE

C. Fox, M. Green
2011 Analysis  
And an examination of story content revealing these features (or their absence) aids us in situating a work on the spectrum of things with varying degrees of narrativity.  ...  But doing so, which may be termed the 'internal perspective', is only one of the two perspectives required to understand narratives.  ...  This is an example of ironic narration, in part because its use of sound makes salient the activity of film making.  ... 
doi:10.1093/analys/anr068 fatcat:hei4ngdwwrb4daog4brju4a5by

Intellige: A User-Facing Model Explainer for Narrative Explanations [article]

Jilei Yang, Diana Negoescu, Parvez Ahammad
2021 arXiv   pre-print
We describe these components, and then demonstrate the effectiveness of Intellige through use cases at LinkedIn.  ...  Quantitative performance analyses indicate that Intellige's narrative insights lead to lifts in adoption rates of predictive model recommendations, as well as to increases in downstream key metrics such  ...  The evaluation results in LinkedIn's use cases demonstrate that the narrative insights produced by Intellige boost the adoption rate of model recommendations and improve key metrics such as revenue.  ... 
arXiv:2105.12941v1 fatcat:4uludm5wave6thkyagbfcen2ue

Pattern-Based Approach for Designing with Diagrammatic and Propositional Conceptual Models [chapter]

Wolfgang Maass, Sabine Janzen
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Three conceptual models are used for step-wise derivation of machineexecutable design models for distributed service infrastructures: narratives, pattern-based diagrammatic conceptual models (Pre-Artifacts  ...  A conceptual modeling approach for Ubiquitous Information Systems (UIS) is presented as a central part of a UIS design methodology.  ...  Acknowledgements This paper is based on work done in the project 'Interactive Knowledge Stack (IKS)' (FP7 231527) co-funded by the European Commission.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-20633-7_14 fatcat:hrswhrj2yzhg7osvhfev4ual3a

MAKING OOA REAL: ITERATIVE AND INCREMENTAL PROJECTS

2007 Issues in Information Systems  
Project-based learning is often used to teach analysis and design in one course, followed by physical design and implementation in the second course.  ...  Approaches to teaching the revised course resulted in higher quality system specifications and a redistribution of the student's workload across the two courses.  ...  examples of OOA and OOD modeling using the Unified Modeling Language (UML).  ... 
doi:10.48009/1_iis_2007_139-146 fatcat:v5rtc33ewjdfpmvy6wljqwknxy

Role of unified modelling language in software development in Greece – results from an exploratory study

Panos Fitsilis, Vassilis C. Gerogiannis, Leonidas Anthopoulos
2014 IET Software  
The Unified Modelling Language (UML) is a language for specifying, visualising, constructing and documenting software systems.  ...  usefulness of UML language.  ...  In particular, the research work has been co-financed by the R&D programs 'ONSOCIAL' and 'SPRINT SMEs' which take place in the context of the 'ARCHIMEDES III' National Research Programme.  ... 
doi:10.1049/iet-sen.2013.0031 fatcat:mgjevni2wzbyxb7kq34yzhyf7m

Psychology unified: From folk psychology to radical enactivism

Daniel D. Hutto
2013 Review of General Psychology  
Against the charge that radical enactivism is also limited in scope, the final section argues that it is inclusive enough to allow for and recognize the emergence of language-based folk psychological modes  ...  Against the charge that radical enactivism is also limited in scope, the final section argues that it is inclusive enough to allow for and recognize the emergence of language-based folk psychological modes  ...  In the human case, this is made possible by the development of sophisticated linguistic abilities that both enable and are enabled by, engaging in practices such as pretence, conversation and narrative  ... 
doi:10.1037/a0032930 fatcat:cmul5tkaqbgkxbwjzm4tavtvby

Page 1153 of Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA Vol. 23, Issue 3 [page]

1989 Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA  
learning research integration; adult language acquisition/ children’s speech sound error correction; 8904603 lexical items’ chronological status, informants’ awareness; Linguistic Atlas of the Upper Midwest  ...  structure/linguistic means; East Germans aged 15-20; 8905519 preschoolers’ modal usage; spontaneous language samples; children aged 2/3/4/5; 8904179 promising, metapragmatic understanding; children aged  ... 

Competence Models in Technology-Enhanced Competence-Based Learning [chapter]

D. Sampson, D. Fytros
2008 Handbook on Information Technologies for Education and Training  
The scope of this chapter is to contribute to this field by addressing the issue of competence modeling in technologyenhanced competence-based training, that is, how can we model and represent competence-related  ...  As a result, competence-based approaches are often adopted as the key paradigm in both formal or informal education and training programs.  ...  Acknowledgements The work on this chapter has been sponsored by the TENCompetence Integrated Project that is funded by the European Commission's 6th Framework Programme, priority IST/Technology Enhanced  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-74155-8_9 fatcat:7tsu6ifdpvd6jhot4i3zzkwmn4

Model-Oriented Information Organization: Part 1, The Entity-Event Fabric

Robert B. Allen
2013 D-Lib Magazine  
Some of this work was based on models of plots in narratives (e.g., [2, 16]). [2] developed an interactive narrative timeline to present an overview of several explanations for the outbreak of the American  ...  In addition, [2] discussed how the state-change approach to causal attributions of [8] might be used in narratives, with a mostly hard-wired representation of events.  ... 
doi:10.1045/july2013-allen-pt1 fatcat:xiewwa7oxjgs7breibrwfnxy6y

Beyond Truth [chapter]

2021 Discourses, Dialogue and Diversity in Biographical Research  
Considering knowledge in action and for use, dialogue based on a pragmatist approach can facilitate the opportunity for narrative knowledge that broadens the conception of what knowledge itself it.  ...  Adopting a pragmatist perspective in this sense can therefore have practical consequences that supports the over-arching aims of the training, which is to move professionals from categorical to cognizant  ...  As Charon (2006) has pointed out in her seminal work on narrative medicine, patients' explanatory models and their families' understandings of the illness have clinical significance.  ... 
doi:10.1163/9789004465916_008 fatcat:wcu2oygdurgbrgjrxjrzcchuwy

Strategic Science Communication: The "Flatten the Curve" Metaphor in COVID-19 Public Risk Messaging [chapter]

Teresa Ruão, Sónia Silva
2021 Strategic Communication in Context: Theoretical Debates and Applied Research  
In pandemics, the literature on risk and crisis communication suggests that messages sent by authorities should enable the understanding of complex information, avoid misinformation, and promote the adoption  ...  This chapter discusses the emergence of the "flatten the curve" metaphor in the context of COVID-19 science communication strategies and its role in public messaging efforts that sought to inform world  ...  ., under the project UIDB/00736/2020.  ... 
doi:10.21814/uminho.ed.46.9 fatcat:b7ncu6b4lzdutcvwohanl444ny

Translating popular film, by Carol O'Sullivan, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2011, 243 pp., £64.00 (hardback), ISBN 978-0-230-57391-8/£64.00 (e-book), ISBN 9780230317543

Luis Pérez-González
2015 Translator  
As was also the case with the models that O'Sullivan presents in the first two chapters, Chion's categorization is adopted as a structuring device for the discussion, where the author examines three different  ...  Listening may be 'reduced' in some cases as viewers, unable to understand one or more of the represented languages, will focus on its material and phonic features.  ... 
doi:10.1080/13556509.2015.1010285 fatcat:vg75wj2ozneplc3uebpoopdk6q

GENRE BASED APPROACH TO TEACHING NARRATIVE WRITING

Zurdianto Zurdianto
2016 Al-Tsaqafa: Jurnal Ilmiah Peradaban Islam  
Four instruments consisting of observation sheet, field notes, interview, and test were used to collect the data in Cycle 1.  ...  Five instruments consisting of observation sheet, field notes, interview, test, and questionnaire were used to collect the data in Cycle 2.  ...  This dialogue shows that the teaching, particularly Modeling cycle, conducted by the teacher has resulted a good understanding of writing a narrative text for the students..  ... 
doi:10.15575/al-tsaqafa.v13i01.1834 fatcat:t56dhewlpjgf5d636bwiipbjvy
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