Finding An Optimal Path: Highways Versus Local Roads, 2010 University of Southern California
Finding An Optimal Path: Highways Versus Local Roads, Gabriel Leiner
Commuters across the United States are often presented with the dilemma of whether to wait at an onramp to get on a highway or look for short-cuts on local roads. An answer to this question may lie in the use of Dedicated Short Range Communication (DSRC) wireless technology. With the touch of a button, connected vehicle technology could allow drivers to access real time information about the sizes and speeds of queues at highway onramps, as well as the signal phases of traffic lights on local roads. In the future, drivers could rely on this information to make valid judgments ...
Martha Stewart's Graphic Design For Living, 2010 Bridgewater State University
Martha Stewart's Graphic Design For Living, Melanie Mcnaughton
A living brand or a force of darkness, Martha Stewart is an indomitable figure in 20thcentury domestic life and her place in North American domestic history is tied to the success of Martha Stewart Living, the flagship publication of the Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSLO) empire. The success of Living is tied to its graphic design. Living typographically enacts the values it argues for by fusing traditional elements with modern edges to present a vision of homemaking that is soft and appealing yet also a statement of skilled precision and quality. Tacking between broad, more theoretical analysis and close textual ...
Women As Subject And Audience In World War Ii Venereal Disease Posters, 2010 Kennesaw State University
Women As Subject And Audience In World War Ii Venereal Disease Posters, Kyra Whitton
Dissertations, Theses and Capstone Projects
Internationally, venereal disease first became a major health concern during World War I. Venereal diseases were some of the most common infections and led to more hospitalizations among soldiers than wounds or battle-related illness. The Selective Service discovered that almost fifteen percent of those who were eligible for the draft were already infected with a venereal disease, sparking an intense anti-venereal disease campaign across America. Red-light districts were shut down, and American cities sought new laws that would criminalize prostitution to protect young men from contracting a venereal infection.
Though venereal disease rates were still high during World War II ...
Changing Mutual Perception Of Television News Viewers And Program Makers In India- A Case Study Of Cnn-Ibn And Its Unique Initiative Of Citizen Journalism, Ratnesh Dwivedi Mr
The Indian television system is one of the most extensive systems in the world. Terrestrial broadcasting, which has been the sole preserve of the government, provides television coverage to over 90% of India's 900 million people. By the end of 1996 nearly 50 million households had television sets. International satellite broadcasting, introduced in 1991, has swept across the country because of the rapid proliferation of small scale cable systems. By the end of 1996, Indians could view dozens of foreign and local channels and the competition for audiences and advertising revenues was one of the hottest in the world ...
Single Curved Fiber Sedimentation Under Gravity, 2010 Western Michigan University
Single Curved Fiber Sedimentation Under Gravity, Xiaoying Rong, Dewei Qi, Guowei He, Jun Yong Zhu, Tim Scott
Dynamics of single curved fiber sedimentation under gravity are simulated by using the lattice Boltzmann method. The results of migration and rotation of the curved fiber at different Reynolds numbers are reported. The results show that the rotation and migration processes are sensitive to the curvature of the fiber.
Community Radio:History,Growth,Challenges And Current Status Of It With Special Reference To India, Ratnesh Dwivedi Mr
Community radio is a type of radio service that caters to the interests of a certain area, broadcasting content that is popular to a local audience but which may often be overlooked by commercial or mass-media broadcasters. Modern-day community radio stations often serve their listeners by offering a variety of content that is not necessarily provided by the larger commercial radio stations. Community radio outlets may carry news and information programming geared toward the local area, particularly immigrant or minority groups that are poorly served by other major media outlets. Philosophically two distinct approaches to community radio can be discerned ...
History Of Communication And Its Application In Multicultaral,Multilingual Social System In India Across Ages, Ratnesh Dwivedi Mr
The history of communication dates back to the earliest signs of cavemen.Communication can range from very subtle processes of exchange, to full conversations and mass communication. Human communication was revolutionized with speech perhaps 200,000 years ago, Symbols were developed about 30,000 years ago and writing about 7,000. On a much shorter scale, there have been major developments in the field of telecommunication in the past few centuries.
Pathways To Eliciting Aid: The Effects Of Visual Representations Of Human Suffering On Empathy And Help For People In Need, 2010 University of Pennsylvania
Pathways To Eliciting Aid: The Effects Of Visual Representations Of Human Suffering On Empathy And Help For People In Need, Xiaoxia Cao
Publicly Accessible Penn Dissertations
This dissertation investigates how the media representation of a victim of a chronic problem can induce empathy and help for the victim group and whether taking the perspective of the victim is necessary for experiencing empathy for him or her. Three characteristics of media messages examined here are the overt emotional expressions, geographic proximity and sensory proximity (manifested via a picture of a victim’s suffering experience and facial close-ups used to frame the victim) of a victim. Two experiments were conducted to test the effects of these characteristics on the audience’s empathic concern, perspective taking, attitudes toward the ...
Why Aren't We Leaner In The United States?, 2010 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo
Why Aren't We Leaner In The United States?, Malcolm Keif
Malcolm G. Keif
Lean manufacturing has certainly been a hot topic lately for flexo printers and converters. It is rare to attend a conference or look through a trade magazine without seeing the subject as a central focus. Lean seems mysterious, almost Zen-like, partly because we use Japanese terms like muda, kanban, and kaizen instead of just using English translations. For many, we are just getting familiar with the concepts of Lean. Waste identification and reduction are certainly primary themes. Just-in-Time, 5S, Small-lot Production, and Setup Reduction are all recognizable Lean components. Some have seen improvements in their costs and efficiency, but others ...
Major Trends In Gravure Printed Electronics, 2010 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo
Major Trends In Gravure Printed Electronics, Donna Ariel Clark
Printing has become a mature industry, forcing printers to create new applications for their manufacturing process. One such application is printed electronics. The gravure printing process allows for incredible speed and exceptional quality for traditional graphic printing. Theoretically, this would be an ideal method for the commercial production of printed electronics. This study analyzes gravure’s capabilities to produce a uniform conductive ink line and what to expect in the future of gravure printed electronics. Printed line properties such as line widening and scalloped edges were determined to impede gravure’s ability to lay down a conductive ink line. Best ...
Forecasting Cloud Computing For The Print Industry, 2010 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo
Forecasting Cloud Computing For The Print Industry, Ryan Yoshio Kokubun
The purpose of this study was to analyze the printing industry, and evaluate how cloud computing models will help to raise sales and create new markets. This study examines the current depression within the printing market. Noting the decline in sales, production, and workforce. The introduction of cloud computing technologies has sparked a new interest from businesses from all industries. Cloud computing is a virtual technology that offers several business and operating models. Models such as platform providers and Software as a Service has surfaced as the most popular applications. Platform providers allow companies to store massive amounts of information ...
Collaborative Community-Based Natural Resource Management, 2010 SelectedWorks
Collaborative Community-Based Natural Resource Management, Prof. Elizabeth Burleson
Prof. Elizabeth Burleson
This article analyzes the importance of increasing civil society actor access to and influence in international legal and policy negotiations, drawing from academic scholarship on governance, conservation and environmental sustainability, natural resource management, observations of civil society actors, and the authors’ experiences as participants in international environmental negotiations.
Emerging Law Addressing Climate Change And Water, 2010 SelectedWorks
Emerging Law Addressing Climate Change And Water, Prof. Elizabeth Burleson
Prof. Elizabeth Burleson
The World Economic Forum recognizes that while restrictions on energy affect water systems and vice versa, energy and water policy are rarely coordinated. The International Panel on Climate Change predicts that wet places will become wetter and dry places will become dryer. Transboundary water, energy and climate coordination can occur through international consensus building.
Visual Literacy For The Enhancement Of Inclusive Teaching, 2010 Rhode Island College
Visual Literacy For The Enhancement Of Inclusive Teaching, Mary Ball Howkins
Human Architecture: Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge
As our culture becomes increasingly visually expressive and persuasive, there is a need for all of us to develop greater visual analysis skills for the enhancement of inclusive teaching, as well as an understanding of the visual culture around us. For students and faculty with little visual or art history education, this can be a daunting undertaking. The contemporary academic field of visual communication is complex, yet a promising and accessible place to begin acquiring visual analysis skills is in the realm of contemporary print advertising where images are immobile and often familiar. Students usually respond enthusiastically, pleased to interpret ...
Fundamentally Danish?: The Muhammad Cartoon Crisis As Transitional Drama, 2010 Copenhagen University
Fundamentally Danish?: The Muhammad Cartoon Crisis As Transitional Drama, Heiko Henkel
Human Architecture: Journal of the Sociology of Self-Knowledge
A closer look at the Muhammad cartoon crisis illuminates some of the key issues that were, and continue to be, at stake for the various actors in the public contestations over the legitimate place of Muslims (and the Islamic tradition) in Danish society. Using a conceptual framework developed by Axel Honneth, I suggest in this article that the cartoon crisis is part of an ongoing struggle for recognition in Denmark, through which the terms by which Muslims residing in Denmark are recognized as legitimate citizens/residents of Danish society are negotiated—and on which Muslims may recognize the demands of ...
The Changing Patterns Of Internet Usage, 2010 University of Pennsylvania Law School
The Changing Patterns Of Internet Usage, Christopher S. Yoo
Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law
The Internet unquestionably represents one of the most important technological developments in recent history. It has revolutionized the way people communicate with one another and obtain information and created an unimaginable variety of commercial and leisure activities. Interestingly, many members of the engineering community often observe that the current network is ill-suited to handle the demands that end users are placing on it. Indeed, engineering researchers often describe the network as ossified and impervious to significant architectural change. As a result, both the U.S. and the European Commission are sponsoring “clean slate” projects to study how the Internet might ...
Message Splitting: Using Attention-Grabbing Material To Increase Prosocial Behavior, 2010 University of Pennsylvania
Message Splitting: Using Attention-Grabbing Material To Increase Prosocial Behavior, Nathanael J. Fast, Jonah A. Berger
This article examines whether drawing attention to specific parts of appeals for prosocial behavior (i.e., “message splitting”) can increase their effectiveness. Results of four experiments support this idea. Using attention-grabbing cues to guide attention toward the benefits of compliance and away from the costs increased message recipients’ willingness to donate cans of food to a community food drive (Experiment 1), volunteer time to help improve the environment (Experiments 2 and 3) and volunteer time to help further scientific inquiry (Experiment 4). Results of Experiment 4 underscore the proposed mechanism by showing that this message splitting technique reduces, rather than ...
Aurora Volume 97, 2010 Olivet Nazarene University
Aurora Volume 97, Casey Bloom (Editor)
College formerly located at Olivet, Illinois and known as Olivet University, 1912-1923; Olivet College, 1923-1939, Olivet Nazarene College, 1940-1986, Olivet Nazarene University, 1986-