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The Southern California Earthquake Center\\/Undergraduate Studies in Earthquake Information Technology (SCEC\\/UseIT) Internship Program  

Microsoft Academic Search

Our undergraduate research program, SCEC\\/UseIT, an NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates site, provides software for earthquake researchers and educators, movies for outreach, and ways to strengthen the technical career pipeline. SCEC\\/UseIT motivates diverse undergraduates towards science and engineering careers through team-based research in the exciting field of earthquake information technology. UseIT provides the cross-training in computer science\\/information technology (CS\\/IT) and

S. Perry; T. Jordan

2006-01-01

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Integration and Dissemination of Citizen Reported and Seismically Derived Earthquake Information via Social Network Technologies  

Microsoft Academic Search

\\u000a People in the locality of earthquakes are publishing anecdotal information about the shaking within seconds of their occurrences\\u000a via social network technologies, such as Twitter. In contrast, depending on the size and location of the earthquake, scientific\\u000a alerts can take between two to twenty minutes to publish. We describe TED (Twitter Earthquake Detector) a system that adopts\\u000a social network technologies

Michelle Guy; Paul Earle; Chris Ostrum; Kenny Gruchalla; Scott Horvath

2010-01-01

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National Earthquake Information Center  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This is a very extensive site about earthquakes. It is the USGS (United States Geological Survey) National Earthquake Information site. The site provides access to near real time earthquake data from around the world, as well as data for recent earthquakes (last 3 weeks). The site can also be searched for information on specific earthquakes by time or location. There is a General Earthquake Information section with extensive earthquake education materials as well as information on seismicity, earthquake magnitude, preparedness, predictions, and locations.

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Alaska Earthquake Information Center  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Alaska Earthquake Information Center contains information on seismology and tsunami research, education and outreach projects, and earthquake preparedness. There are also maps, reports, and a database on recent earthquakes and a map of historical Alaskan earthquakes, active faults, and rupture zones.

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Alaska Earthquake Information Center  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Housed at the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, the Alaska Earthquake Information Center reports and provides information on seismic activity in Alaska. While its southern Pacific coast colleague, California, gets a lot more attention when it comes to earthquakes, Alaska experienced a magnitude 6.7 earthquake already this summer and was rocked by a 7.9 in 2002. The site offers links to general information about the center, general earthquake information, research activities at the center, education and outreach materials (including information on seismology education projects), and much more. The site is well populated with materials and should provide a great resources for those interested in North American seismic events.

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AEIC: Arizona Earthquake Information Center  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Arizona Earthquake Information Center (AEIC) conducts research and distributes information about Arizona earthquakes in order to increase the knowledge about the causes and hazards of earthquakes. The website provides recent seismographs for many places including the Grand Canyon and Flagstaff along with a map of the fault system. Researchers can find a catalog of Arizona Earthquakes for the period of 1830 to 1998. Users can view an index map of recent earthquakes in the Intermountain West region of Utah as well.

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Earthquake Information System  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

IAEMIS (Integrated Automated Emergency Management Information System) is the principal tool of an earthquake preparedness program developed by Martin Marietta and the Mid-America Remote Sensing Center (MARC). It is a two-component set of software, data and procedures to provide information enabling management personnel to make informed decisions in disaster situations. The NASA-developed program ELAS, originally used to analyze Landsat data, provides MARC with a spatially-oriented information management system. Additional MARC projects include land resources management, and development of socioeconomic data.

1991-01-01

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Earthquake forecasting: Statistics and Information  

E-print Network

We present an axiomatic approach to earthquake forecasting in terms of multi-component random fields on a lattice. This approach provides a method for constructing point estimates and confidence intervals for conditional probabilities of strong earthquakes under conditions on the levels of precursors. Also, it provides an approach for setting multilevel alarm system and hypothesis testing for binary alarms. We use a method of comparison for different earthquake forecasts in terms of the increase of Shannon information. 'Forecasting' and 'prediction' of earthquakes are equivalent in this approach.

Gertsik, V; Krichevets, A

2013-01-01

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Southern California Earthquake Center/Undergraduate Studies in Earthquake Information Technology (SCEC/UseIT): Towards the Next Generation of Internship  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The SCEC/UseIT internship program is training the next generation of earthquake scientist, with methods that can be adapted to other disciplines. UseIT interns work collaboratively, in multi-disciplinary teams, conducting computer science research that is needed by earthquake scientists. Since 2002, the UseIT program has welcomed 64 students, in some two dozen majors, at all class levels, from schools around the nation. Each summer''s work is posed as a ``Grand Challenge.'' The students then organize themselves into project teams, decide how to proceed, and pool their diverse talents and backgrounds. They have traditional mentors, who provide advice and encouragement, but they also mentor one another, and this has proved to be a powerful relationship. Most begin with fear that their Grand Challenge is impossible, and end with excitement and pride about what they have accomplished. The 22 UseIT interns in summer, 2005, were primarily computer science and engineering majors, with others in geology, mathematics, English, digital media design, physics, history, and cinema. The 2005 Grand Challenge was to "build an earthquake monitoring system" to aid scientists who must visualize rapidly evolving earthquake sequences and convey information to emergency personnel and the public. Most UseIT interns were engaged in software engineering, bringing new datasets and functionality to SCEC-VDO (Virtual Display of Objects), a 3D visualization software that was prototyped by interns last year, using Java3D and an extensible, plug-in architecture based on the Eclipse Integrated Development Environment. Other UseIT interns used SCEC-VDO to make animated movies, and experimented with imagery in order to communicate concepts and events in earthquake science. One movie-making project included the creation of an assessment to test the effectiveness of the movie''s educational message. Finally, one intern created an interactive, multimedia presentation of the UseIT program.

Perry, S.; Benthien, M.; Jordan, T. H.

2005-12-01

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The Center for Earthquake Research and Information  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Center for Earthquake Research and Information (CERI) at the University of Memphis offers an assortment of educational materials about earthquake causes, impacts, and safety. Educators and students can find science fair ideas, lesson plans, earthquake survivor stories, and much more. Within the technical information link, users can find seismic data, information on recent earthquakes, and materials on the seismic networks. The Public Awareness link furnishes interesting earthquake myths and folklore, facts about the New Madrid Fault System, and tips on how to survive an earthquake. The website also presents the many research projects at CERI.

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Southern California Earthquake Center\\/Undergraduate Studies in Earthquake Information Technology (SCEC\\/UseIT): Towards the Next Generation of Internship  

Microsoft Academic Search

The SCEC\\/UseIT internship program is training the next generation of earthquake scientist, with methods that can be adapted to other disciplines. UseIT interns work collaboratively, in multi-disciplinary teams, conducting computer science research that is needed by earthquake scientists. Since 2002, the UseIT program has welcomed 64 students, in some two dozen majors, at all class levels, from schools around the

S. Perry; M. Benthien; T. H. Jordan

2005-01-01

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Center for Earthquake Research and Information  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This is the homepage of the Center for Earthquake Research and Information (CERI) at the University of Memphis. Scientific users can access technical information on earthquakes in the New Madrid zone and central U.S., databases and catalogs, damage reports, and links to other earthquake data. For the general public there is basic information, facts, and frequently asked questions about earthquakes; preparedness tips; a link to request speakers or presentations; and a link to a site where earthquakes can be reported. For eduators there are links to teachers' guides and lesson plans, preparedness tips, and CERI tour information. For graduate students there is information about CERI graduate studies, admissions and application information, and course descriptions.

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Earthquakes  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Provided by the British Geological Survey, the Earthquakes Web site contains numerous educational topics for kids. Best suited for junior high school students and older, the site contains information on macroseismology (or the observable effects of earthquakes on people, buildings, and nature); seismic hazards; earthquake monitoring; recent and historical earthquakes; and more. Other links on the site include a Questions and Answers page, earthquake references, and additional educational links culminating in an informative and helpful source of online science learning. [JAB

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New Technology to Help Measurement and Study of Earthquakes  

NSF Publications Database

... 96-067New Technology to Help Measurement and Study of Earthquakes October 30, 1996 This material is ... important new technology to emerge for the study of earthquakes in decades," says Tom Henyey ...

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Earthquake Processing System at the Alaska Earthquake Information Center  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The Alaska Earthquake Information Center (AEIC) has the responsibility to record, locate, catalog, and alert Government entities and the public about the occurrence of earthquakes originating within the State of Alaska. Currently, we catalog about 25,000 events per year in and around the State of Alaska, utilizing a network of over 550 seismic stations. In order to handle this many stations recording such a large number of events, we have had to choose operating procedures that are both efficient and robust to be able to function with our staff of 12 people. After much evaluation of competing systems, we chose Antelope as the architecture that would allow us to best grow our capabilities in the proper directions. In this presentation we will illustrate many of our unique implementations of the Antelope tools, and the many additional modules constructed with the Antelope toolbox that have been developed to fit particular needs of AEIC. In addition to simply cataloging the many events in Alaska, we are responsible for rapid notification, ShakeMaps, several local, regional and teleseismic magnitudes (including regional moment tensors), early warning of critical structures such as the Trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline, and assistance with tsunami mitigation and warnings.

Hansen, Roger; Staff, Aeic

2010-05-01

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Earthquakes!  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

A strong earthquake struck Istanbul, Turkey on Monday, only weeks after a major quake in the same area claimed more than 15,500 lives. This site, from The Why Files (see the August 9, 1996 Scout Report), offers background information on the science of earthquakes, with particular emphasis on the recent tectonic activity in Turkey.

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ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Paper No. 470, Vol. 43, No. 3, September 2006, pp. 49-64 PROBABILISTIC MODELING OF EARTHQUAKE HAZARD IN STABLE  

E-print Network

of probabilistic seismic-hazard maps based on regional geological and seismological information on a global scaleISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Paper No. 470, Vol. 43, No. 3, September 2006, pp. 49-64 PROBABILISTIC MODELING OF EARTHQUAKE HAZARD IN STABLE CONTINENTAL SHIELD OF THE INDIAN PENINSULA Kishor Jaiswal

Gupta, Vinay Kumar

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SELECTING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SECURITY  

E-print Network

April 2004 SELECTING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SECURITY PRODUCTS Shirley Radack, Editor Computer Security Division Information Technology Laboratory National Institute of Standards and Technology Information technology security prod ucts are essential to better secure infor mation technology (IT) systems

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A digital social network for rapid collection of earthquake disaster information  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Acquiring disaster information quickly after an earthquake is crucial for disaster and emergency rescue management. This study examines a digital social network - an earthquake disaster information reporting network - for rapid collection of earthquake disaster information. Based on the network, the disaster information rapid collection method is expounded in this paper. The structure and components of the reporting network are introduced. Then the work principles of the reporting network are discussed, in which the rapid collection of disaster information is realised by using Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM) messages to report the disaster information and Geographic information system (GIS) to analyse and extract useful disaster information. This study introduces some key technologies for the work principles, including the methods of mass sending and receiving of SMS for disaster management, the reporting network grouping management method, brief disaster information codes, and the GIS modelling of the reporting network. Finally, a city earthquake disaster information quick reporting system is developed and with the support of this system the reporting network obtained good results in a real earthquake and earthquake drills. This method is a semi-real time disaster information collection method which extends current SMS based method and meets the need of small and some moderate earthquakes.

Xu, J. H.; Nie, G. Z.; Xu, X.

2013-02-01

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The USGS National Earthquake Information Center's Response to the Wenchuan, China Earthquake  

Microsoft Academic Search

Immediately after detecting the May 12th, 2008 Mw 7.9 Wenchuan Earthquake, the USGS National Earthquake Information Center (NEIC) began a coordinated effort to understand and communicate the earthquake's seismological characteristics, tectonic context, and humanitarian impact. NEIC's initial estimates of magnitude and location were distributed within 30 minutes of the quake by e-mail and text message to 70,000 users via the

P. S. Earle; D. J. Wald; H. Benz; S. Sipkin; J. Dewey; T. Allen; K. Jaiswal; R. Buland; G. Choy; G. Hayes; A. Hutko

2008-01-01

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Information Technology.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Discusses a problem commonly encountered in library automation projects: the conversion from existing card catalog formats to machine readable catalog (MARC) records. Catalog formats, the advantages of full versus limited records, changing computer technology, the advantages of full MARC records, and record standardization are among the topics…

Marcum, Deanna; Boss, Richard

1982-01-01

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Department of Information Technology  

E-print Network

Department of Information Technology Human-Computer Interaction http://www.it.uu.se/research/hci #12;InformationTechnology-HCI Department of Information Technology | www.it.uu.se Today's menu Who we and collaboration Teaching KoF 2007, effects? Vision and plans Challenges #12;InformationTechnology

Flener, Pierre

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Earthquake Hazard Information: Photos of Earthquake Damage, Modes of building Failure Part 1  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This site presents photos of some building damage from notable earthquakes and some associated intensity maps. This information will help students recognize the types of damage done to structures by earthquakes. The examples are classified by the dominant mode of failure observed and include soft first story collapse, mid-story building collapse, buildings shifted off of their foundations, freeway collapse and several collapsed columns.

Braile, Larry

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Earthquake Hazard Information: Photos of Earthquake Damage, Modes of building Failure Part 2  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This site presents photos of some building, road, and freeway damage from notable earthquakes and one associated intensity map. This information will help students recognize the types of damage done to structures by earthquakes. The examples are classified by the dominant mode of failure observed and include ground failure due to liquefaction, partial building collapse caused by ground slumping, and partial wall and parapet collapse.

Braile, Larry

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Assessing Lay Understanding of Common Presentations of Earthquake Hazard Information  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The Working Group on California Earthquake Probabilities (WGCEP) includes, in its introduction to earthquake rupture forecast maps, the assertion that "In daily living, people are used to making decisions based on probabilities -- from the flip of a coin (50% probability of heads) to weather forecasts (such as a 30% chance of rain) to the annual chance of being killed by lightning (about 0.0003%)." [3] However, psychology research identifies a large gap between lay and expert perception of risk for various hazards [2], and cognitive psychologists have shown in numerous studies [1,4-6] that people neglect, distort, misjudge, or misuse probabilities, even when given strong guidelines about the meaning of numerical or verbally stated probabilities [7]. The gap between lay and expert use of probability needs to be recognized more clearly by scientific organizations such as WGCEP. This study undertakes to determine how the lay public interprets earthquake hazard information, as presented in graphical map form by the Uniform California Earthquake Rupture Forecast (UCERF), compiled by the WGCEP and other bodies including the USGS and CGS. It also explores alternate ways of presenting hazard data, to determine which presentation format most effectively translates information from scientists to public. Participants both from California and from elsewhere in the United States are included, to determine whether familiarity -- either with the experience of an earthquake, or with the geography of the forecast area -- affects people's ability to interpret an earthquake hazards map. We hope that the comparisons between the interpretations by scientific experts and by different groups of laypeople will both enhance theoretical understanding of factors that affect information transmission and assist bodies such as the WGCEP in their laudable attempts to help people prepare themselves and their communities for possible natural hazards. [1] Kahneman, D & Tversky, A (1979). Prospect Theory: An Analysis of Decision under Risk. Econometrica, XLVII: 263-291. [2] Fischhoff, B, Slovic, P, Lichtenstein, S, Read, S & Combs, B (1978). How safe is safe enough? A psychometric study of attitudes towards technological risks and benefits. Pol Sci, 9, 127-152. [3] http://www.scec.org/ucerf/ [4] Hau, R, Pleskac, TJ, Kiefer, J & Hertwig, R (2008). The Description-Experience Gap in Risky Choice: The Role of Sample Size and Experienced Probabilities. J Behav Decis Making, 21: 493-518. [5] Lichtenstein, S, Slovic, P, Fischhoff, B, Layman, M & Combs, B (1978). Judged frequency of lethal events. J Exp Psy: Human Learning and Memory, 4, 551-578. [6] Hertwig, R, Barron, G, Weber, EU & Erev, I (2006). The role of information sampling in risky choice. In K Fiedler & P Juslin (Eds), Information sampling and adaptive cognition. Pp 75-91. New York: Cambridge University Press. [7] Budescu, DV, Broomell, S & Por HH (2009). Improving communication of uncertainty in the reports of the intergovernmental panel on climate change. Psychol Sci, 20(3), 299-308.

Thompson, K. J.; Krantz, D. H.

2010-12-01

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Earthquakes  

MedlinePLUS

An earthquake happens when two blocks of the earth suddenly slip past one another. Earthquakes strike suddenly, violently, and without warning at any time of the day or night. If an earthquake occurs in a populated area, it may cause ...

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Lab 1: Earthquake Resources & Plotting Epicenters Overview: Students will access global earthquake database information and plot the  

E-print Network

Lab 1: Earthquake Resources & Plotting Epicenters Overview: Students will access global earthquake online data information (2) Plot the longitude and latitude of an earthquake on a map. (3) Identify-15 mins (when time available) Materials: - Instruction sheet/Challenge Worksheet - 11x17 global map (x 20

Smith-Konter, Bridget

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Data and Visualizations in the Southern California Earthquake Center's Fault Information System  

Microsoft Academic Search

The Southern California Earthquake Center's Fault Information System (FIS) provides a single point of access to fault-related data and models from multiple databases and datasets. The FIS is built of computer code, metadata and Web interfaces based on Web services technology, which enables queries and data interchange irrespective of computer software or platform. Currently we have working prototypes of programmatic

S. Perry

2003-01-01

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INFORMATION SYSTEMS Information Technology  

E-print Network

and busi- ness approach simulates how complex problems are actually solved in the busi- ness world. Our MS of direc- tors and C-Level executives. Our instructors work in the real-world and so can pro- vide sound, and propagation of business performance information to all levels of management are built in. Our program features

Sridhar, Srinivas

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Information Technology Plans.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Discusses accountability concerns in higher education regarding the value of information technology expenditures and applications and suggests the importance of institutional information technology plans. Topics include academic libraries and information technology plans; plan structures; writing a plan; and recommended sections to include in an…

Dugan, Robert E.

2002-01-01

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Earthquakes  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This lesson on earthquakes is based on naturalist John Muir's experiences with two significant earthquakes, the 1872 earthquake on the east side of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, and the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906. Students will learn to explain that earthquakes are sudden motions along breaks in the crust called faults, and list the major geologic events including earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and mountain building, which are the result of crustal plate motions. A downloadable, printable version (PDF) of the lesson plan is available.

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Information Technology Resources Assessment  

SciTech Connect

The Information Technology Resources Assessment (ITRA) is being published as a companion document to the Department of Energy (DOE) FY 1994--FY 1998 Information Resources Management Long-Range Plan. This document represents a collaborative effort between the Office of Information Resources Management and the Office of Energy Research that was undertaken to achieve, in part, the Technology Strategic Objective of IRM Vision 21. An integral part of this objective, technology forecasting provides an understanding of the information technology horizon and presents a perspective and focus on technologies of particular interest to DOE program activities. Specifically, this document provides site planners with an overview of the status and use of new information technology for their planning consideration.

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1993-04-01

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Earthquakes  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

In this lesson, students explore the causes of earthquakes and their impact on the geology of an area and on human societies. They begin by looking at the role tectonic plates play in creating the forces that cause earthquakes, to help them understand why earthquakes occur when and where they do. Hands-on activities illustrate how rocks can withstand a certain amount of stress, but that every material has its breaking point. When rocks break underground, an earthquake occurs. In the last section, students explore the impact earthquakes have on humans and look at the efforts scientists are making to better understand and predict these sometimes deadly events.

2006-01-01

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75 FR 50749 - Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction Meeting  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...and Technology Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction Meeting AGENCY: National...SUMMARY: The Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction (ACEHR or Committee...meeting is to receive information on NEHRP earthquake related activities and to gather...

2010-08-17

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Your Mission: (1) Learn how to use an Internet earthquake database to access important information about earthquakes from around the world.  

E-print Network

Your Mission: (1) Learn how to use an Internet earthquake database to access important information about earthquakes from around the world. (2) Learn how to plot earthquake locations and depths that we will use to collect information about earthquakes each day. You may want to bookmark it. (To do

Smith-Konter, Bridget

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Technology Advertising Contact Information  

E-print Network

Overview #12;Technology Advertising Contact Information Alex Sheath 8596 4063 asheath Overview Our online Technology section is geared towards an IT professional environment, reaching a range of technology enthusiasts from every day gadget consumers to business decision makers where enterprise solutions

Peters, Richard

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EDIM Earthquake Disaster Information System for the Marmara Region, Turkey  

E-print Network

­ Earthquake Disaster Information System for the Marmara Region, Turkey Wenzel F. (1)*; Erdik, M. (6); Köhler N Institute, Karlsruhe University (TH) e-mail: friedemann.wenzel | nina.koehler@gpi.uni-karlsruhe.de (2) Geo Wenzel, Karlsruhe University

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Information Technology: American National Standard for Information  

E-print Network

Information Technology: American National Standard for Information Systems-- Data Format for the Interchange of Fingerprint Facial, & Other Biometric Information ­ Part 2: XML Version NIST Special 500-275 Information Technology: American National Standard for Information Systems-- Data Format

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Integration and Dissemination of Citizen Reported and Seismically Derived Earthquake Information via Social  

E-print Network

Integration and Dissemination of Citizen Reported and Seismically Derived Earthquake Information Horvath3 1 U.S. Geological Survey National Earthquake Information Center, Golden, CO, USA 2 National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO, USA 3 U.S. Geological Survey National Earthquake Information Center

Gruchalla, Kenny

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Integrated care information technology  

Microsoft Academic Search

Counties Manukau District Health Board (CMDHB) uses information technology (IT) to drive its Integrated Care strategy. IT enables the sharing of relevant health information between care providers. This information sharing is critical to closing the gaps between fragmented areas of the health system. The tragic case of James Whakaruru demonstrates how people have been falling through those gaps. The starting

Ian Rowe; Phil Brimacombe

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Information Technology and Security  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper examines key trends and developments in information technology, and the implications of those developments on stability and security. Focus is on cyber threats to computer networks, including information theft and sabotage, and acts that disrupt or deny services. Seven trend areas are examined: ubiquity, mobility, hacking tools, performance, vulnerabilities, groundedness, and information security. Trends in these areas are

Dorothy E. Denning

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Information Technology and Management Department of Information Technology and Management  

E-print Network

Information Technology and Management Department of Information Technology and Management Daniel F Chicago, IL 60616 appliedtech.iit.edu/information-technology-and- management Dean and Chair: C. Robert in the information technology and cyber security fields. The Information Technology and Management degrees apply

Heller, Barbara

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Mapping healthcare information technology  

E-print Network

In this thesis I have developed a map of Healthcare Information Technology applications used in the United States for care delivery, healthcare enterprise management, clinical support, research and patient engagement. No ...

Crawford, William Charles Richards

2010-01-01

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COMPUTER SCIENCE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY  

E-print Network

COMPUTER SCIENCE and INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY POSTGRADUATE STUDIES 2006 School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science The University of New England Armidale, NSW, Australia Printed courses in computer science and the graduate level topics in computer science which are offered

Dunstan, Neil

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Information and Learning Technology.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Assessment of the cost effectiveness of information technologies should pay attention to such benefits as learner motivation, individualization, efficiency, self-assessment, retention, consistent quality, and distributive power. (SK)

Clarke, Alan

1997-01-01

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D a t a s o u r c e s Alaska earthquake data from the Alaska Earthquake Information Center (www.aeic.alaska.edu)  

E-print Network

D a t a s o u r c e s Alaska earthquake data from the Alaska Earthquake Information Center (www.aeic.alaska.edu) Lower 48 earthquake data drawn from the ANSS composite catalog (http://www.ncedc.org/cnss/catalog-search.html) Earthquake occurrence rate in Alaska 1 9 6 0

West, Michael

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Information Technology Outlook 1997  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

_Information Technology Outlook 1997_ is published by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). It analyzes major IT (information technology) market trends, the impact of IT networks on the economy and government use of IT to deliver services. Other issues covered in the report include "Internet congestion, recent software developments (component software, data mining), and IT's effect on the packaged goods industry (supermarkets, department stores, specialty retail)."

1997-01-01

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A comparative study on the Earthquake Information Management Systems (EIMS) in India, Afghanistan and Iran  

PubMed Central

Context: Damages and loss of life sustained during an earthquake results from falling structures and flying glass and objects. To address these and other problems, new information technology and systems as a means can improve crisis management and crisis response. The most important factor for managing the crisis depends on our readiness before disasters by useful data. Aims: This study aimed to determine the Earthquake Information Management System (EIMS) in India, Afghanistan and Iran, and describe how we can reduce destruction by EIMS in crisis management. Materials and Methods: This study was an analytical comparison in which data were collected by questionnaire, observation and checklist. The population was EIMS in selected countries. Sources of information were staff in related organizations, scientific documentations and Internet. For data analysis, Criteria Rating Technique, Delphi Technique and descriptive methods were used. Results: Findings showed that EIMS in India (Disaster Information Management System), Afghanistan (Management Information for Natural Disasters) and Iran are decentralized. The Indian state has organized an expert group to inspect issues about disaster decreasing strategy. In Iran, there was no useful and efficient EIMS to evaluate earthquake information. Conclusions: According to outcomes, it is clear that an information system can only influence decisions if it is relevant, reliable and available for the decision-makers in a timely fashion. Therefore, it is necessary to reform and design a model. The model contains responsible organizations and their functions. PMID:23555130

Ajami, Sima

2012-01-01

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Title: Earthquake Information for International Students To all International Students at the University of Tokyo  

E-print Network

Title: Earthquake Information for International Students To all International Students devastated by the massive earthquake and tsunami that occurred on March 11, 2011. In Tokyo, planned rolling: http://dir.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/Center/ International Advising Room earthquake-related information: http

Miyashita, Yasushi

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The information technology revolution  

SciTech Connect

This book deals with advances in telecommunications, artificial intelligence, supercomputers, personal computers, and the use of information technology. It focuses on computer crime, privacy, the impact of new technology on women and on the Third World, ''smart'' weapons, and the future of work.

Forester, T.

1985-01-01

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The Use of Space Technologies to Monitor and Respond to Earthquakes Economic Perspective  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper presents the role of space based technologies like remote sensing (RS) and Global Navigation and Satellite Systems (GNSS) for earthquake disaster management. The space based technologies like GNSS and RS applications can help in prediction, preparation, response and recovery phases of the disaster management cycle. After an earthquake mapping the extents of damages, locating the urgency of the

A. M. Eren; W. Peeters; J. Farrow

2007-01-01

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Earthquake  

MedlinePLUS

... during an earthquake, even if there is no fire. If You Are Outside When the Shaking Starts... Find a clear spot (away from buildings, power lines, trees, streetlights) and drop to the ground. Stay there ...

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Information technology resources assessment  

SciTech Connect

This year's Information Technology Resources Assessment (ITRA) is something of a departure from traditional practice. Past assessments have concentrated on developments in fundamental technology, particularly with respect to hardware. They form an impressive chronicle of decreasing cycle times, increasing densities, decreasing costs (or, equivalently, increasing capacity and capability per dollar spent), and new system architectures, with a leavening of operating systems and languages. Past assessments have aimed -- and succeeded -- at putting information technology squarely in the spotlight; by contrast, in the first part of this assessment, we would like to move it to the background, and encourage the reader to reflect less on the continuing technological miracles of miniaturization in space and time and more on the second- and third-order implications of some possible workplace applications of these miracles. This Information Technology Resources Assessment is intended to provide a sense of technological direction for planners in projecting the hardware, software, and human resources necessary to support the diverse IT requirements of the various components of the DOE community. It is also intended to provide a sense of our new understanding of the place of IT in our organizations.

Stevens, D.F. (ed.)

1992-01-01

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Information technology resources assessment  

SciTech Connect

This year`s Information Technology Resources Assessment (ITRA) is something of a departure from traditional practice. Past assessments have concentrated on developments in fundamental technology, particularly with respect to hardware. They form an impressive chronicle of decreasing cycle times, increasing densities, decreasing costs (or, equivalently, increasing capacity and capability per dollar spent), and new system architectures, with a leavening of operating systems and languages. Past assessments have aimed -- and succeeded -- at putting information technology squarely in the spotlight; by contrast, in the first part of this assessment, we would like to move it to the background, and encourage the reader to reflect less on the continuing technological miracles of miniaturization in space and time and more on the second- and third-order implications of some possible workplace applications of these miracles. This Information Technology Resources Assessment is intended to provide a sense of technological direction for planners in projecting the hardware, software, and human resources necessary to support the diverse IT requirements of the various components of the DOE community. It is also intended to provide a sense of our new understanding of the place of IT in our organizations.

Stevens, D.F. [ed.

1992-01-01

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Information and communication technology  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

NASA and the National Science Foundation (NSF) commissioned a panel of U.S. experts to study the international status of satellite communications systems and technology. The study covers emerging systems concepts, applications, services, and the attendant technologies. The panel members traveled to Europe, Japan, and Russia to gather information firsthand. They visited 17 sites in Europe, 20 in Japan, and 4 in Russia. These included major manufacturers, government organizations, service providers, and associated research and development facilities. The panel's report was reviewed by the sites visited, by the panel, and by representatives of U.S. industry. The report details the information collected and compares it to U.S. activities.

Edelson, Burton I.; Pelton, Joseph N.; Bostian, Charles W.; Brandon, William T.; Chan, Vincent W. S.; Hager, E. Paul; Helm, Neil R.; Jennings, Raymond D.; Kwan, Robert K.; Mahle, Christoph E.

1994-01-01

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Information Technology: Training & Careers  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

In this video excerpted from Pathways to Technology, you'll learn about the wide range of jobs that an information technology (IT) degree can make possible. From PCs to smartphones to cars, almost every tool we use today has computer technology embedded in it. The IT specialist is the person who keeps those computers operating and finds ways to make them run faster and more smoothly, so we can all get our work done.The video runs 1:37 and is accompanied by a background essay, standards alignment, and discussion questions. Users who sign up for a free account can save the resource and download the video as well.

2012-05-30

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Information and Communication Technology  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Communication is a central aspect of all our lives. Today, our modes of communication are highly dependent on technologies such as the internet, wireless networks, phones, and computers. This issue of Topic in Depth explores the ways these forms of communication are part of our lives and highlights some new directions in communication technology.WordIQ Dictionary and Encyclopedia (1) offers this definition: "Communication is the process of exchanging information usually via a common system of symbols." The website explains some of the key process involved in communication and describes different forms of communication, such as animal communication, interpersonal communication, and computer-mediated communication. Also taking a broad view on communication, this world history website (2) provides some background on the mathematical theories that are used in designing telecommunications systems. The articles highlighted on this website from the Center for the Study of Technology and Society (4) attest to the far reaching influence of communication technology. As research on the MediaLab Europe website suggests (5), we have moved into not just developing technology that mediates interpersonal communication (such as phones) but also creating "intimate and personal connections with and through new technologies." This NSF website (6) also highlights some recent discoveries in Computer Information Science and Engineering. Finally, this article from First Monday (7) discusses the far-reaching effects these new developments in technology and globalization are having on language and learning.

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Map prepared by U.S. Geological Survey National Earthquake Information Center  

E-print Network

Map prepared by U.S. Geological Survey National Earthquake Information Center 14 January 2010 Version 3 Map not approved for release by Director USGS EARTHQUAKE SUMMARY MAPU.S. DEPARTMENT (unpublished earthquake catalog) (Engdahl, 2003) Global Seismic Hazard Assessment Program PLATE TECTONICS

Abbott Jr., Richard N.

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The method of earthquake landslide information extraction with high-resolution remote sensing  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

As a kind of secondary geological disaster caused by strong earthquake, the earthquake-induced landslide has drawn much attention in the world due to the severe hazard. The high-resolution remote sensing, as a new technology for investigation and monitoring, has been widely applied in landslide susceptibility and hazard mapping. The Ms 8.0 Wenchuan earthquake, occurred on 12 May 2008, caused many buildings collapse and half million people be injured. Meanwhile, damage caused by earthquake-induced landslides, collapse and debris flow became the major part of total losses. By analyzing the property of the Zipingpu landslide occurred in the Wenchuan earthquake, the present study advanced a quick-and-effective way for landslide extraction based on NDVI and slope information, and the results were validated with pixel-oriented and object-oriented methods. The main advantage of the idea lies in the fact that it doesn't need much professional knowledge and data such as crustal movement, geological structure, fractured zone, etc. and the researchers can provide the landslide monitoring information for earthquake relief as soon as possible. In pixel-oriented way, the NDVI-differential image as well as slope image was analyzed and segmented to extract the landslide information. When it comes to object-oriented method, the multi-scale segmentation algorithm was applied in order to build up three-layer hierarchy. The spectral, textural, shape, location and contextual information of individual object classes, and GLCM (Grey Level Concurrence Matrix homogeneity, shape index etc. were extracted and used to establish the fuzzy decision rule system of each layer for earthquake landslide extraction. Comparison of the results generated from the two methods, showed that the object-oriented method could successfully avoid the phenomenon of NDVI-differential bright noise caused by the spectral diversity of high-resolution remote sensing data and achieved better result with an overall accuracy of 92.16%, while of the pixel-oriented one could only get 71.32%. As the high-resolution remote sensing has been widely utilized in many fields, the object-oriented image analytical technique will have an extensive application.

Wu, Jian; Chen, Peng; Liu, Yaolin; Wang, Jing

2014-05-01

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Procedia Information Technology & Computer  

E-print Network

referred to as SLAM or Simultaneous Localization and Mapping [1] [2] [3], and is considered of motions used by the robot to map the environment. Keywords: SLAM, topological word, explorationProcedia Information Technology & Computer Science 00 (2013) 000-000 3rd World Conference

Jenkin, Michael R. M.

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Information Technology and Management Information Technology and Management  

E-print Network

Information Technology and Management Information Technology and Management IIT School of Applied Technology Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Campus 201 E. Loop Road Wheaton, IL 60187 www.iit.edu/applied tech/ Dean Technology & Management program is to educate and inform students to prepare them to assume technical

Heller, Barbara

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Information Technology: American National Standard for Information  

E-print Network

Information Technology: American National Standard for Information Systems-- Data Format for the Interchange of Fingerprint Facial, & Other Biometric Information ­ Part 1 NIST Special Publication 500-271 Information Technology: American National Standard for Information Systems-- Data Format for the Interchange

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The U.S. Geological Survey's Earthquake Summary Posters: A GIS-based Education and Communication Product for Presenting Consolidated Post-Earthquake Information  

Microsoft Academic Search

Earthquake Summary Posters (ESP's), a new product of the U.S. Geological Survey's Earthquake Program, are produced at the National Earthquake Information Center (NEIC) in Golden. The posters consist of rapidly-generated, GIS-based maps made following significant earthquakes worldwide (typically M>7.0, or events of significant media\\/public interest). ESP's consolidate, in an attractive map format, a large-scale epicentral map, several auxiliary regional overviews

A. Tarr; H. Benz; P. Earle; D. J. Wald

2003-01-01

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September 2005 ADVISING USERS ON INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY  

E-print Network

September 2005 ADVISING USERS ON INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY BBuulllleettiinn BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES: HELPING TO PROTECT INFORMATION AND AUTOMATED TRANSACTIONS IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS BIOMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES: HELPING TO PROTECT INFORMATION AND AUTOMATED TRANSACTIONS IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS

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Today's Date __/__/20__ Information Technology  

E-print Network

Today's Date __/__/20__ Information Technology Information and Learning Commons/ McCarthy Commons _________________ Email Address _________________________________ Major ______________________ Expected Graduation Date _________________________________________________________________ City ______________________________ State ___________ Zip ___________________ Dates of Employment

de Lijser, Peter

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Earthquakes for Kids and Grownups: Fun and Educational Activities & Information  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This web page provides links to earthquake-related educational activities for kids, teachers and adults in general. Facts about earthquakes, animations of earthquake activity, ideas for science fair projects and lists of recent earthquakes are provided. Materials for use by teachers are arranged by grade level. Extensive links to other web-based resources are provided. The kid's section includes such fun activities as on line coloring pages and word search puzzles.

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Outsourcing information technology  

SciTech Connect

Although it has become almost routine in most industries, outsourcing has only emerged as a hot topic in the utility industry over the past few years. Information technology (IT) is a prime candidate for outsourcing alternatives. And while not a panacea for all utilities, the trend to consider outsourcing one or more IT functions will become increasingly important as companies struggle to cope with deregulation and competitive pressures. This article describes how to determine if outsourcing is a viable alternative for a utility, and how to determine what is to be outsourced and how to manage the contract.

Gordon, K.A. (Planmetrics Inc., Chicago, IL (United States))

1994-01-15

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Children, Information and New Technologies.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

As technological change affects current lifestyles and will continue to affect access to information, children should remain a primary consideration, with new technology serving to provide information to them. The growing importance of information is fundamental to recent technological change based on the development of computers and the silicon…

Cook, John

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Information Technology: Perspectives and Trends.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The full impact of the current information technology and networking revolution remains unknown, but the experiences of organizations and individuals who are using the tools and resources offered by information technology suggest that it may change our social fabric. Some of the current and emerging trends in information technology include: the…

Robinson, Doug

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Georgia Southern University Information Technology  

E-print Network

Georgia Southern University Information Technology Organization Chart 2013-2014 FINAL: September 18, 2013 R\\Work\\Common:\\OrgCharts\\Rev2014\\ Information Technology \\CIO Produced: Strategic Research of the groups of units reporting there. President Vice President for Information Technology and Chief

Hutcheon, James M.

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Information Technology and Web Science  

E-print Network

Rensselaer Graduate Studies Information Technology and Web Science Rensselaer nurtures a "low walls advanced study in the highly creative, interdisci- plinary field of Information Technology and Web Science to gain a breadth of IT knowledge: itws.rpi.edu #12;itws.rpi.edu Information Technology and Web Science

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ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Paper No. 475, Vol. 44, No. 1, March 2007, pp. 2537 RESPONSE SPECTRAAS A USEFUL DESIGN AND ANALYSIS TOOL  

E-print Network

ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Paper No. 475, Vol. 44, No. 1, March 2007, pp. 25 vulnerability, and post earthquake estimates of potential damage of buildings. KEYWORDS: Response Spectra, Building Codes, Performance-Based Design, Seismic Vulnerability, Earthquake Intensity INTRODUCTION

Gupta, Vinay Kumar

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Workshop on the Application of Remote Sensing Technologies to Disaster Response Rapid Damage Mapping for Post-Earthquake  

E-print Network

Mapping for Post-Earthquake Building Damage Assessment Keiko Saito, Robin Spence The Martin Centre Technologies to Disaster Response 12 September 2003 Rapid Damage Mapping for post-Earthquake Building Damage Assessment 2 Objective Develop methodologies to create a post-earthquake rapid building damage map using high

Shinozuka, Masanobu

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77 FR 55217 - Health Information Technology Implementation  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Services Administration Health Information Technology Implementation AGENCY...Health Service Act) Health Information Technology Implementation for Health...effective use of Health Information Technology (HIT)....

2012-09-07

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Providing Seismotectonic Information to the Public Through Continuously Updated National Earthquake Information Center Products  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

One of the main missions of the United States Geological Survey (USGS) National Earthquake Information Center (NEIC) is the dissemination of information to national and international agencies, scientists, and the general public through various products such as ShakeMap and earthquake summary posters. During the summer of 2012, undergraduate and graduate student interns helped to update and improve our series of regional seismicity posters and regional tectonic summaries. The "Seismicity of the Earth (1900-2007)" poster placed over a century's worth of global seismicity data in the context of plate tectonics, highlighting regions that have experienced great (M+8.0) earthquakes, and the tectonic settings of those events. This endeavor became the basis for a series of more regionalized seismotectonic posters that focus on major subduction zones and their associated seismicity, including the Aleutian and Caribbean arcs. The first round of these posters were inclusive of events through 2007, and were made with the intent of being continually updated. Each poster includes a regional tectonic summary, a seismic hazard map, focal depth cross-sections, and a main map that illustrates the following: the main subduction zone and other physiographic features, seismicity, and rupture zones of historic great earthquakes. Many of the existing regional seismotectonic posters have been updated and new posters highlighting regions of current seismological interest have been created, including the Sumatra and Java arcs, the Middle East region and the Himalayas (all of which are currently in review). These new editions include updated lists of earthquakes, expanded tectonic summaries, updated relative plate motion vectors, and major crustal faults. These posters thus improve upon previous editions that included only brief tectonic discussions of the most prominent features and historic earthquakes, and which did not systematically represent non-plate boundary faults. Regional tectonic summaries provide the public with immediate background information useful for teaching and media related purposes and are an essential component to many NEIC products. As part of the NEIC's earthquake response, rapid earthquake summary posters are created in the hours following a significant global earthquake. These regional tectonic summaries are included in each earthquake summary poster along with a discussion of the event, written by research scientists at the NEIC, often with help from regional experts. Now, through the efforts of this and related studies, event webpages will automatically contain a regional tectonic summary immediately after an event has been posted. These new summaries include information about plate boundary interactions and other associated tectonic elements, trends in seismicity and brief descriptions of significant earthquakes that have occurred in a region. The tectonic summaries for the following regions have been updated as part of this work: South America, the Caribbean, Alaska and the Aleutians, Kuril-Kamchatka, Japan and vicinity, and Central America, with newly created summaries for Sumatra and Java, the Mediterranean, Middle East, and the Himalayas. The NEIC is currently planning to integrate concise stylized maps with each tectonic summary for display on the USGS website.

Bernardino, M. J.; Hayes, G. P.; Dannemann, F.; Benz, H.

2012-12-01

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Information Technology: American National Standard for  

E-print Network

Information Technology: American National Standard for Information Systems-- Data Format Publication 500-245 Information Technology: American National Standard for Information Systems-- Data Format for the Interchange of Fingerprint, Facial, & Scar Mark & Tattoo (SMT) Information Sponsored by Information Technology

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Securing Information Technology in Healthcare  

PubMed Central

Dartmouth College’s Institute for Security, Technology, and Society conducted three workshops on securing information technology in healthcare, attended by a diverse range of experts in the field. This article summarizes the three workshops. PMID:25379030

Anthony, Denise; Campbell, Andrew T.; Candon, Thomas; Gettinger, Andrew; Kotz, David; Marsch, Lisa A.; Molina-Markham, Andrés; Page, Karen; Smith, Sean W.; Gunter, Carl A.; Johnson, M. Eric

2014-01-01

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Preparing for an Earthquake: Information for Schools and Families  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Over the past decade, catastrophic earthquakes have garnered international attention regarding the need for improving immediate and ongoing support services for disrupted communities. Following the December 26, 2004 Indonesian earthquake, the Indian Ocean tsunami was responsible for displacing millions and taking the lives of an estimated 320,000…

Heath, Melissa Allen; Dean, Brenda

2008-01-01

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Strategic Plan for Information Technology  

E-print Network

..........................................................................8 Security, Regulatory Mandates, and Business Continuity Strategic Plan for Information Technology Services, 2008-2013 Fulfilling the Promise ...........................................................................................10 Management of Change and Workforce Planning

Maroncelli, Mark

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Information Theoric Framework for the Earthquake Recurrence Models : Methodica Firma Per Terra Non-Firma  

SciTech Connect

This paper first evaluates the earthquake prediction method (1999 ) used by US Geological Survey as the lead example and reviews also the recent models. Secondly, points out the ongoing debate on the predictability of earthquake recurrences and lists the main claims of both sides. The traditional methods and the 'frequentist' approach used in determining the earthquake probabilities cannot end the complaints that the earthquakes are unpredictable. It is argued that the prevailing 'crisis' in seismic research corresponds to the Pre-Maxent Age of the current situation. The period of Kuhnian 'Crisis' should give rise to a new paradigm based on the Information-Theoric framework including the inverse problem, Maxent and Bayesian methods. Paper aims to show that the information- theoric methods shall provide the required 'Methodica Firma' for the earthquake prediction models.

Esmer, Oezcan [Middle East Technical University, Department of City and Regional Planning, Ankara (Turkey)

2006-11-29

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Development of Immediate Earthquake Intensity Information Aggregation System Using PC Built-In Sensors and IP Multicast  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

We developed the immediate earthquake intensity information aggregation system using PC built-in sensors and IP multicast. This system detects earthquake motion using the PC built-in acceleration sensor and transmits the information of earthquake motion to other PC using IP multicast communication. This also records earthquake motion at the same time, which will be very useful for firefighters to rescue victims. We confirmed the usability of this system by carrying out the vibration tests.

Shibayama, Akihiro; Okamoto, Tohru; Ohno, Susumu; Seo, Kazuhiro; Takizawa, Osamu

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New Technology and Information Explosion.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A flood of new electronic technologies promises to usher in the Information Age and alter economic and social structures. Telematics, a potent combination of telecommunications and computer technologies, could eventually bring huge volumes of information to great numbers of people by making large data bases accessible to computer terminals in…

Johns, David

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Information Technology for Knowledge Management  

Microsoft Academic Search

Abstract: Knowledge has been lately recognized as one of the most important assets of organizations. Can information technology help the growth and the sustainment of organizational knowledge? The answer is yes, if care is taken to remember that IT here is just a part of the story (corporate culture and work practices being equally relevant) and that the information technologies

Uwe M. Borghoff; Remo Pareschi

1997-01-01

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Information Technology and Literacy Assessment.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Compares technology predictions from around 1989 with the technology of 2002. Discusses the place of computer-based assessment today, computer-scored testing, computer-administered formal assessment, Internet-based formal assessment, computerized adaptive tests, placement tests, informal assessment, electronic portfolios, information management,…

Balajthy, Ernest

2002-01-01

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Information Technology in English Teaching  

Microsoft Academic Search

Modern information technology can not only show the teaching content vividly, enlarge students' horizons, broaden students' views through the combination of audio and sound, appropriate forms of expression but also activate classroom atmosphere greatly, enrich the teaching content, stimulate students' interest and thirst for knowledge, strengthen students' ability of autonomous learning, understanding etc. Therefore the application of information technology in

Li Yanhui

2010-01-01

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88 hours: the U.S. Geological Survey National Earthquake Information Center response to the March 11, 2011 Mw 9.0 Tohoku earthquake  

USGS Publications Warehouse

The M 9.0 11 March 2011 Tohoku, Japan, earthquake and associated tsunami near the east coast of the island of Honshu caused tens of thousands of deaths and potentially over one trillion dollars in damage, resulting in one of the worst natural disasters ever recorded. The U.S. Geological Survey National Earthquake Information Center (USGS NEIC), through its responsibility to respond to all significant global earthquakes as part of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program, quickly produced and distributed a suite of earthquake information products to inform emergency responders, the public, the media, and the academic community of the earthquake's potential impact and to provide scientific background for the interpretation of the event's tectonic context and potential for future hazard. Here we present a timeline of the NEIC response to this devastating earthquake in the context of rapidly evolving information emanating from the global earthquake-response community. The timeline includes both internal and publicly distributed products, the relative timing of which highlights the inherent tradeoffs between the requirement to provide timely alerts and the necessity for accurate, authoritative information. The timeline also documents the iterative and evolutionary nature of the standard products produced by the NEIC and includes a behind-the-scenes look at the decisions, data, and analysis tools that drive our rapid product distribution.

David J Wald; Gavin P Hayes; Harley M Benz; Paul S Earle; Richard Briggs

2011-01-01

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Information Technology Innovation Survey: Fall 2001  

NSF Publications Database

... Information Technology Innovation Survey: Fall 2001 Detailed Statistical Tables Hypertext Format ... Technology Innovation Survey: Fall 2001 Portable Document Format (.pdf) Information Technology ...

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Turning the rumor of May 11, 2011 earthquake prediction In Rome, Italy, into an information day on earthquake hazard  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

A devastating earthquake had been predicted for May 11, 2011 in Rome. This prediction was never released officially by anyone, but it grew up in the Internet and was amplified by media. It was erroneously ascribed to Raffaele Bendandi, an Italian self-taught natural scientist who studied planetary motions. Indeed, around May 11, 2011, a planetary alignment was really expected and this contributed to give credibility to the earthquake prediction among people. During the previous months, INGV was overwhelmed with requests for information about this supposed prediction by Roman inhabitants and tourists. Given the considerable mediatic impact of this expected earthquake, INGV decided to organize an Open Day in its headquarter in Rome for people who wanted to learn more about the Italian seismicity and the earthquake as natural phenomenon. The Open Day was preceded by a press conference two days before, in which we talked about this prediction, we presented the Open Day, and we had a scientific discussion with journalists about the earthquake prediction and more in general on the real problem of seismic risk in Italy. About 40 journalists from newspapers, local and national tv's, press agencies and web news attended the Press Conference and hundreds of articles appeared in the following days, advertising the 11 May Open Day. The INGV opened to the public all day long (9am - 9pm) with the following program: i) meetings with INGV researchers to discuss scientific issues; ii) visits to the seismic monitoring room, open 24h/7 all year; iii) guided tours through interactive exhibitions on earthquakes and Earth's deep structure; iv) lectures on general topics from the social impact of rumors to seismic risk reduction; v) 13 new videos on channel YouTube.com/INGVterremoti to explain the earthquake process and give updates on various aspects of seismic monitoring in Italy; vi) distribution of books and brochures. Surprisingly, more than 3000 visitors came to visit INGV headquarters until 9 p.m.: families, school classes with and without teachers, civil protection groups, journalists. This initiative, built up in a few weeks, had a very large feedback, also due to the media highlighting the presumed prediction. Although we could not rule out the possibility of a strong earthquake in central Italy (with effects in Rome) we tried to explain the meaning of short term earthquake prediction vs. probabilistic seismic hazard assessment. Despite many people remained with the fear (many decided to take a day off and leave the town or stay in public parks), we contributed to reduce this feeling and therefore the social cost of this strange Roman day. Moreover, another lesson learned is that these (fortunately sporadic) circumstances, when people's attention is high, are important opportunities for science communication. We thank all the INGV colleagues who contributed to the May 11 Open Day, in particular the Press Office, the Educational and Outreach laboratory, the Graphics Laboratory and SissaMedialab. P.S. no large earthquake happened

Amato, A.; Cultrera, G.; Margheriti, L.; Nostro, C.; Selvaggi, G.; INGVterremoti Team

2011-12-01

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Intelligence, Information Technology, and Information Warfare.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Addresses the use of information technology for intelligence and information warfare in the context of national security and reviews the status of clandestine collection. Discusses hacking, human agent collection, signal interception, covert action, counterintelligence and security, and communications between intelligence producers and consumers…

Davies, Philip H. J.

2002-01-01

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Overview: Students will access global earthquake database information from the internet and plot the epicenter locations on a world map.  

E-print Network

Overview: Students will access global earthquake database information from the internet and plot the longitude and latitude of an earthquake on a map. (3) Identify the depth at which an earthquake occurs Time: - Challenge Worksheet - 11x17 global map (x 20) - Red, blue, green colored pencils (x 20) - Large wall

Smith-Konter, Bridget

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International Technical Communication after a Large Earthquake.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Discusses, in the context of southern California's severe earthquake in January 1994, attitudes to technology and the information superhighway. Argues that technology should not be worshipped as a solution. (SR)

Klein, Fred

1994-01-01

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Information sources in energy technology  

SciTech Connect

This book lists the major national and international information sources in the field of energy technology. Includes organizations, journals, indexing and abstracting services, conference papers, standards, online databases, dictionaries, directories, handbooks, and encyclopedias.

Anthony, L.J.

1988-01-01

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Information Technology Appropriate Use Policy  

E-print Network

promotes and facilitates the educational and research missions of Mines as well as its administrative to exercise good judgment and operate under best practices in the #12;Information Technology Appropriate Use

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Information technologies and patient safety.  

PubMed

Advances in health information technology provide significant opportunities for improvements in surgical patient safety. The adoption and use of electronic health records can enhance communication along the surgical spectrum of care. Bar coding and radiofrequency identification technology are strategies to prevent retained surgical sponges and for tracking the operating room supply chain. Computerized intraoperative monitoring systems can improve the performance of the operating room team. Automated data registries collect patient information to be analyzed and used for surgical quality improvement. PMID:22269262

Ellner, Scott J; Joyner, Paul W

2012-02-01

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Information technology trends in logistics  

Microsoft Academic Search

One of the enabling factors of effective supply-chain management is the effective use of information technology (IT). Highlights a number of IT trends which can be grouped together as four key themes. These four key themes affect the way in which technology is used to support logistics operations in order to deliver competitive advantage. Shows how some of these themes

Jeremy Hammant

1995-01-01

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Organizational Leadership through Information Technology.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The role of information technology (IT) is changing, and is becoming more important for the overall success of colleges today. The structure of IT has not changed much through the years, but a greater amount of institutions exist where multiple areas of technology are being merged back into a single IT organization. The model of IT explored in…

Anderson, John A.

97

Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC)  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC), a National Science Foundation (NSF) Science and Technology Center, aims to reduce earthquake hazard by defining the locations of future earthquakes, calculating expected ground motions, and conveying this information to the general public. The SCECùs homepage contains access to research and data, including links to databases for strong motion and seismograms, and a searchable and sortable bibliographic database of publications. Also available are GPS data and a network of GPS stations. A link to the Earthquake Information Network provides a searchable list of up-to-date internet earthquakes resources. Note, in order to access the SCEC Publications Database, a username and password are required. Use your own name for the username, and enter -webview as the password. SCEC is a first rate resource for earthquake engineers.

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Intelligent C2 Information Technology  

Microsoft Academic Search

Present day and future joint warfare will increasingly demand rapid processing and transfer of data for Command and Control (C2). Improved capabilities to take this data and effectively utilize it for decisions is critical. Commanders need to obtain and use timely battle space information to make informed decisions. While capabilities for Air Force C2 has seen some technology improvements in

Craig S. Anken

99

Information Technology and Indigenous People  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Information Technology and Indigenous People provides theoretical and empirical information related to the planning and execution of IT projects aimed at serving indigenous people. It explores many cultural concerns with IT implementation, including language issues and questions of cultural appropriateness, and brings together cutting-edge…

Dyson, Laurel, Ed.; Hendriks, Max, Ed.; Grant, Stephen, Ed.

2007-01-01

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HOW TO ACCESS TREATMENT TECHNOLOGY INFORMATION  

EPA Science Inventory

ATTIC (Alternative Treatment Technology Information Center) is an on-line computer database and repository for information on remediation and treatment technologies. t contains several of EPA's technology databases, including the Treatment Technology Database, the RREL (Risk Redu...

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Earthquakes: Natural Science Museum and Civil Protection of Trento to inform citizens  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

During 2009 the Natural Science Museum of Trento organized the exhibition "Attraction Earth: Earthquakes and Terrestrial Magnetism" in collaboration with the INGV (Italian National Institute of Geophysic and Volcanology). In this exhibition a particular sector has been devoted to the seismic activity and its monitoring in the Province of Trento. The purpose was to inform local people on the geological features of their territory, the monitoring activity carried out by the Civil Protection and the potential earthquake hazards, also in order to adopt a correct behaviour in case of seismic event. This sector, "The seismometric Trentino network", was organized by the Geological Service of the Trento Civil Protection and it is open till May 2010, both for general public and school students. For the latter, a particular education pack, realized by the Educational Department of the Museum and consisting of a guided tour coupled with the laboratory activity "Waves upside-down: seismology", is proposed. The whole exhibition has been also coupled with a cycle conferences targeted to adults, in which these topics have been explained by researchers and technicians of INGV and of Trento Geological Service. "The seismometric Trentino network" sector presents the daily monitoring activity of the Geological Service, that has been monitoring the seismic activity for the last 30 years, and describes the deep earth processes of the local territory, such as presence of tectonic discontinuities and their activity. It consists of display panels, a seismometer with rotating drums and a multimedia that reports the monitoring activity of the seismometric network, with real time connection to the various monitoring stations. This allows visitors to observe instantly the local seismic events recorded by each station. The seismometric network was established by the institutions of Trento Province after the earthquakes occurred in Friuli Venezia-Giulia and at Riva del Garda (1976). It started its activity in 1981 and consists of 7 stations equipped with seismometers and acquisition digital technology, working 24 hours per day. Moreover, a network of 9 accelerometers has been set up in the southern Trentino, where most of the seismic events are concentrated. All the information revealed in each station flow to the "Data Acquisition Central Office", where the data are checked, processed and recorded. The Geological Service manages the seismometric network, elaborates and publishes the information regarding the seismicity of the area and surroundings. In case of earthquake the "Seismic Alert", an automatic alarm system, is activated to Civil Protection purposes. The "Seismic Alert" is managed by "Antilope", the consortium of the Eastern Alpine seismometric networks. Moreover the seismotectonic is another research field carried out by this Geological Service, to investigate the formation mechanism of earthquakes and estimate the causative tectonic stress, in relation to the main tectonic structures of the region and of the whole Alpine chain. Hence the Trento study-case reported in this exhibition illustrates the general methodology used to understand the "seismic behaviour" of a region. At the end this exhibition sector also presents the activity of the Trento Civil Protection in the Abruzzo region, where a dramatic seismic event occurred on 6th April 2009, describing the investigation of the still occurring surface deformations. This activity is part of a general framework in which the Trento Province provided first aid and assistance to the local communities. The collaboration between the Natural Science Tridentino Museum and the Geological Service of Trento, already fruitful on field geological researches, has been also effective in this project of science communication. In the future the two institutions could collaborate in other main themes of the relationship between science and society, regarding the dissemination of Earth Sciences.

Lauro, Claudia; Avanzini, Marco

2010-05-01

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Ecovillages, Values, and Information Technology: Balancing Sustainability  

E-print Network

methods are being used to investigate the information technology adaptive process as it unfolds research outcomes include: (1) an analytic description of information technology adaptive process; (2 understanding of how the information technology adaptive process influences the human experience. Copyright

Anderson, Richard

103

Journal of Information Technology Education  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Journal of Information Technology Education (JITE) is an annual publication that seeks to "improve IT education around the world by publishing high quality articles on best practices and other topics" of interest to teachers. Papers are mainly written by university professors that want to share their insights into effective educational methods and technologies. The 2003 volume of JITE includes an interesting paper about ways to help ease secondary school students' transition into a university-level IT program. Another paper addresses elementary school teachers' understanding of computer technology. Some additional topics are distance education, development of technology-assisted learning applications, and much more.

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Information Technology Services (ITS) Information Technology Services (ITS) ensures that faculty, students, and staff have the  

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Information Technology Services (ITS) Information Technology Services (ITS) ensures that faculty, students, and staff have the information technology tools and infrastructure necessary to carry out maximum use of the appropriate information technology tools in their learning, teaching, research

Maroncelli, Mark

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ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Paper No. 447, Vol. 41, No. 1, March 2004, pp. 201-222 WHITHER PERFORMANCE-BASED ENGINEERING IN INDIA?  

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ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Paper No. 447, Vol. 41, No. 1, March 2004, pp. 201 Institute of Technology Roorkee Roorkee-247667 ABSTRACT The Kutch Earthquake of January 26, 2001 in Gujarat this earthquake, doubts arose about our professional practices, building by-laws, construction materials, building

Gupta, Vinay Kumar

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OMG Earthquake! Can Twitter improve earthquake response?  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is investigating how the social networking site Twitter, a popular service for sending and receiving short, public, text messages, can augment its earthquake response products and the delivery of hazard information. The goal is to gather near real-time, earthquake-related messages (tweets) and provide geo-located earthquake detections and rough maps of the corresponding felt areas. Twitter and other social Internet technologies are providing the general public with anecdotal earthquake hazard information before scientific information has been published from authoritative sources. People local to an event often publish information within seconds via these technologies. In contrast, depending on the location of the earthquake, scientific alerts take between 2 to 20 minutes. Examining the tweets following the March 30, 2009, M4.3 Morgan Hill earthquake shows it is possible (in some cases) to rapidly detect and map the felt area of an earthquake using Twitter responses. Within a minute of the earthquake, the frequency of “earthquake” tweets rose above the background level of less than 1 per hour to about 150 per minute. Using the tweets submitted in the first minute, a rough map of the felt area can be obtained by plotting the tweet locations. Mapping the tweets from the first six minutes shows observations extending from Monterey to Sacramento, similar to the perceived shaking region mapped by the USGS “Did You Feel It” system. The tweets submitted after the earthquake also provided (very) short first-impression narratives from people who experienced the shaking. Accurately assessing the potential and robustness of a Twitter-based system is difficult because only tweets spanning the previous seven days can be searched, making a historical study impossible. We have, however, been archiving tweets for several months, and it is clear that significant limitations do exist. The main drawback is the lack of quantitative information such as epicenter, magnitude, and strong-motion recordings. Without quantitative data, prioritization of response measures, including building and infrastructure inspection, are not possible. The main advantage of Twitter is speed, especially in sparsely instrumented areas. A Twitter based system potentially could provide a quick notification that there was a possible event and that seismographically derived information will follow. If you are interested in learning more, follow @USGSted on Twitter.

Earle, P. S.; Guy, M.; Ostrum, C.; Horvath, S.; Buckmaster, R. A.

2009-12-01

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WeInformation Sciences and Technology  

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WeInformation Sciences and Technology College of Information Sciences and Technology #12;Office of Undergraduate Recruiting College of Information Sciences and Technology The Pennsylvania State University 104 Information Sciences and Technology Building University Park, PA 16802-6822 For more information: ist

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Today and Tomorrow of the Real-time Earthquake Information Equipment  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

UrEDAS, Urgent Earthquake Detection and Alarm System, can realize the real-time early earthquake detection and alarm system in the world. Although this system is actually working for mostly railroad relations, such as the Shinkansen and subway lines, it is not the system limited to the railroad field. For example, there is a local government that has realized a tsunami warning system using real-time estimated earthquake parameters as magnitude and location, distributed by UrEDAS. UrEDAS is characterized by the serial processing without storage of seismic waveform for processing. For this reason, the procedure of data processing hardly changes with usual operation also in case of an earthquake, so the system does not carry out a system failure in case of an earthquake. And also UrEDAS does not require a network and is an autonomous distributed system strong against a natural disaster or cyber-terrorism. On 26 May 2003, the Sanriku-Minami earthquake of Mj 7.0 was occurred. It was so large that the maximum acceleration of about 600 Gal was observed along the Shinkansen line and 22 columns of the rigid frame viaducts (RC) were severely cracked. This earthquake occurred on the business hours of the Shinkansen. As expected, coastline _gCompact UrEDAS_h took out the early P wave alarm before the destructive earthquake motion and the validity of this system was proved for the first time. UrEDAS on the place where many faults exist has a problem in accuracy, especially for the epicentral azimuth. UrEDAS has been observing to consider on the situations of operation under such an unfavorable condition and tried to shorten the calculation time and improve the accuracy. On the other hand, UrEDAS has examined to distribute the earthquake information via Internet. At the time of Colima, Mexico earthquake on January 2003, UrEDAS in Mexico City detected this earthquake over one minute before the large motion and sent an information for persons concerned. The above systems are large-scale and requires high-cost, so it is impossible for general people to install this system easily. Considering on this situation, development of "FREQL" which aimed at epoch-making low cost and miniaturization is progressing to unite "UrEDAS" and "Compact UrEDAS", and to progress the processing time and presumed accuracy. FREQL, Fast Response Equipment against Quake Load, is pronounced _gfurekkulu_h and it means _gcoming shake_h in Japanese. On the other hand, the maximum acceleration is the physical value indispensable to grasp earthquake force and the seismic intensity is important to know the destructive power of an earthquake motion. Aiming to develop a small seismometer which can be installed in all residence and structures, instrumental seismic intensity corresponding to MMI was proposed and the small digital seismometer AcCo (Acceleration Collector) which can display the proposed objective seismic intensity data and the maximum acceleration on real time was developed. Although AcCo is small and cheap, it has an alarm function other than an earthquake observation function, and can widely use as not only for alarm but also for education. AcCo is the first seismometer as a new type of a realtime earthquake information equipment, which has a possibility of changing completely the view of future real-time earthquake disaster prevention.

Nakamura, Y.

2003-12-01

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Forensic Science and Information Technology at NIST  

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Forensic Science and Information Technology at NIST Martin Herman Information Technology Laboratory, mathematics, and statistics. · Cloud Computing · Complex Systems · Forensic Science · Health Information in Forensic Science Advance measurements and standards infrastructure for forensics through information

Perkins, Richard A.

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Earthquake ethics through scientific knowledge, historical memory and societal awareness: the experience of direct internet information.  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The experience of collection of data on earthquake effects and diffusion of information to people, carried on through the site "haisentitoilterremoto.it" (didyoufeelit) managed by the Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia (INGV), has evidenced a constantly growing interest by Italian citizens. Started in 2007, the site has collected more than 520,000 compiled intensity questionnaires, producing intensity maps of almost 6,000 earthquakes. One of the most peculiar feature of this experience is constituted by a bi-directional information exchange. Every person can record observed effects of the earthquake and, at the same time, look at the generated maps. Seismologists, on the other side, can find each earthquake described in real time through its effects on the whole territory. In this way people, giving punctual information, receive global information from the community, mediated and interpreted by seismological knowledge. The relationship amongst seismologists, mass media and civil society is, thus, deep and rich. The presence of almost 20,000 permanent subscribers distributed on the whole Italian territory, alerted in case of earthquake, has reinforced the participation: the subscriber is constantly informed by the seismologists, through e-mail, about events occurred in his-her area, even if with very small magnitude. The "alert" service provides the possibility to remember that earthquakes are a phenomenon continuously present, on the other hand it shows that high magnitude events are very rare. This kind of information is helpful as it is fully complementary to that one given by media. We analyze the effects of our activity on society and mass media. The knowledge of seismic phenomena is present in each person, having roots on fear, idea of death and destruction, often with the deep belief of very rare occurrence. This position feeds refusal and repression. When a strong earthquake occurs, surprise immediately changes into shock and desperation. A positive approach to the topic should comprise: 1) a better knowledge of seismic activity, 2) acceptance of earthquakes as a constant presence, 3) understanding concepts related to probability, geological time, rare occurrence of catastrophic events, 4) disposition toward the correct solutions like buildings reinforcements, earthquake simulation activities, etc. Our activity has social and ethical implications, that have to be analyzed in order to find an equilibrium between alarmism and hazard undervaluation.

de Rubeis, Valerio; Sbarra, Paola; Sebaste, Beppe; Tosi, Patrizia

2013-04-01

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Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC) Summer Internship Programs  

Microsoft Academic Search

For the eleventh consecutive year, the Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC) coordinated undergraduate research experiences in summer 2004, allowing 35 students with a broad array of backgrounds and interests to work with the world's preeminent earthquake scientists and specialists. Students participate in interdisciplinary, system-level earthquake science and information technology research, and several group activities throughout the summer. Funding for student

M. L. Benthien; S. Perry; T. H. Jordan

2004-01-01

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School of Information Studies Information Science & Technology (IST) Major  

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School of Information Studies Information Science & Technology (IST) Major We are all living in an information-oriented digital society in which, and dissemination of information. With a wide breadth of technological knowledge about

Saldin, Dilano

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Understanding Earthquakes  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This article provides a brief description of the recent earthquakes in Pakistan and Sumatra and continues with an investigation of earthquakes and their causes. Topics include the relationship of earthquakes to plate tectonics and the structure of the Earth, especially faults; factors that contribute to the strength (magnitude) of earthquakes; and the uncertainties of earthquake prediction. There is also an overview of a research project to drill into the San Andreas fault, and a history of the development of the theory of plate tectonics. A bibliography and links to additional information are also provided.

Tenenbaum, David

1999-09-02

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USGS: Earthquakes  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Earthquake Center, from the U.S. Geological Survey, provides information about recent and historic earthquakes throughout the world. Maps and animations of the world and the USA illustrate the locations of earthquakes occurring within the last seven days or the last month. Maps and lists of historic earthquakes are also provided along with scientific data, an earthquake search tool, ShakeMaps, seismogram displays, and more. In addition, a large collection of "learning links" provides interactive tools, lesson plans, and activities for K-12 classrooms.

2007-03-30

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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT  

Microsoft Academic Search

ABSTRACT The role of information ,technology in achieving ,a sustainable ,economy ,for the planet is discussed. The fundamental concern is considered to be ecosystem stress, with the specific, most immediate,threats being in seven ,areas: 1) global warming ,due principally to anthropogenic carbon dioxide emission, 2) problems associated with growing food, 3) water supply and effects ofdiversions, 4) fisheries depletion, 5)

James R. Sheats

1999-01-01

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Information Society Technologies in Healthcare  

Microsoft Academic Search

The growing demand for more efficient and effective health- care services, coupled with an implicit requirement for supporting citi- zen mobility and continuity of care, is currently setting the stage for the exploitation of Information and Telecommunications Technologies in the health sector. The current vision comprises affordable wireless access to healthcare resources and services for all citizens, thus making medical

Dimitrios G. Katehakis; Manolis Tsiknakis; Stelios C. Orphanoudakis

2000-01-01

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The Information Technology Model Curriculum  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The last twenty years has seen the development of demand for a new type of computing professional, which has resulted in the emergence of the academic discipline of Information Technology (IT). Numerous colleges and universities across the country and abroad have responded by developing programs without the advantage of an existing model for…

Ekstrom, Joseph J.; Gorka, Sandra; Kamali, Reza; Lawson, Eydie; Lunt, Barry; Miller, Jacob; Reichgelt, Han

2006-01-01

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Information Technology and Disabilities, 1994.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Four issues of this newsletter on information technology and disabilities (ITD) contain the following articles: "Building an Accessible CD-ROM Reference Station" (Rochelle Wyatt and Charles Hamilton); "Development of an Accessible User Interface for People Who Are Blind or Vision Impaired as Part of the Re-Computerisation of Royal Blind Society…

McNulty, Tom, Ed.

1994-01-01

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Information Technology and Disabilities, 1996.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This document consists of all issues/pages of the electronic journal "Information Technology and Disabilities" published during 1996, i.e., a total of 13 ITD articles: (1) "New CSUF (California State University at Fullerton) Braille Transcription Center Promotes Access to Postsecondary Instructional Materials for the California State University…

McNulty, Tom, Ed.

1996-01-01

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Academic Integrity and Informational Technology.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Considers the impact of information technology on academic integrity. Highlights include machines versus man; honor codes and student cheating; copyrights for digital data; authoring versus writing; intuitive software; and an example and analysis of the use of AutoSummary in Microsoft Word 97 to create a summary of a published article. (Contains…

Plowman, Travis S.

2000-01-01

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Information & Communication Technology Emergency Instructions  

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Information & Communication Technology Emergency Instructions In the event of an EMERGENCY dial 403-220-5333 for Campus Security or dial 9-1-1 for Police, Fire or Ambulance Additional emergency instructions is found the area for Campus Security or emergency services to arrive Evacuation Procedures Activate the NEAREST

de Leon, Alex R.

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Online Information Technologies Certificate Program  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In this study, Information Technologies Certificate Program which is based on synchronous and asynchronous communication methods over the Internet offered by cooperation of Middle East Technical University, Computer Engineering Department and Continuing Education Center were examined. This online certificate program started in May 1998 and it is…

Yukselturk, Erman

2005-01-01

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Document ID: POLUMITEDQ00103 Information Technology  

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Document ID: POLUMITEDQ00103 Information Technology Supersedes: POLUMITEDQ00102 Effective Date core competencies in computer based technologies. Comply with electronic records, electronic data entry and processing). #12;Document ID: POLUMITEDQ00103 Information Technology Supersedes

Miami, University of

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The U.S. Geological Survey's Earthquake Summary Posters: A GIS-based Education and Communication Product for Presenting Consolidated Post-Earthquake Information  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Earthquake Summary Posters (ESP's), a new product of the U.S. Geological Survey's Earthquake Program, are produced at the National Earthquake Information Center (NEIC) in Golden. The posters consist of rapidly-generated, GIS-based maps made following significant earthquakes worldwide (typically M>7.0, or events of significant media/public interest). ESP's consolidate, in an attractive map format, a large-scale epicentral map, several auxiliary regional overviews (showing tectonic and geographical setting, seismic history, seismic hazard, and earthquake effects), depth sections (as appropriate), a table of regional earthquakes, and a summary of the reional seismic history and tectonics. The immediate availability of the latter text summaries has been facilitated by the availability of Rapid, Accurate Tectonic Summaries (RATS) produced at NEIC and posted on the web following significant events. The rapid production of ESP's has been facilitated by generating, during the past two years, regional templates for tectonic areas around the world by organizing the necessary spatially-referenced data for the map base and the thematic layers that overlay the base. These GIS databases enable scripted Arc Macro Language (AML) production of routine elements of the maps (for example background seismicity, tectonic features, and probabilistic hazard maps). However, other elements of the maps are earthquake-specific and are produced manually to reflect new data, earthquake effects, and special characteristics. By the end of this year, approximately 85% of the Earth's seismic zones will be covered for generating future ESP's. During the past year, 13 posters were completed, comparable to the yearly average expected for significant earthquakes. Each year, all ESPs will be published on a CD in PDF format as an Open-File Report. In addition, each is linked to the special event earthquake pages on the USGS Earthquake Program web site (http://earthquake.usgs.gov). Although three formats are generated, the poster-size format is the most popular for display, outreach, and use as a working map for project scientists (JPEG format for web; PDF for download, editing, and printing) whereas the other (smaller) formats are suitable for briefing packages. We will soon make both GIS and PDF files of individual elements of the posters available online. ESP's provide an unprecedented opportunity for college earth-science faculty to take advantage of current events for timely lessons in global tectonics. They are also invaluable to communicate with the media and with government officials. ESP's will be used as a vehicle to present other products now under development under the auspices of NEIC and the ANSS, including rapid finite-fault models, global predictive ShakeMaps, "Did You Feel It?", and Rapid Assessments of Global Earthquakes (RAGE, Earle and others, this meeting).

Tarr, A.; Benz, H.; Earle, P.; Wald, D. J.

2003-12-01

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Application and prospect of a high-resolution remote sensing and geo-information system in estimating earthquake casualties  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

An accurate estimation of a casualty rate is critical in response to earthquake disasters, and could allow an increase in the survival rate. Building damage is considered to be a major cause of earthquake casualties in developing countries. High-resolution satellite imagery (HRSI) can be used to detect the building damage in a period of a short time. This makes it possible to use a model to estimate earthquake casualties immediately after the occurrence of an earthquake. With respect to the capability of HRSI, this study built a new model for estimating the casualty rate in an earthquake disaster based on remote sensing and a geographical information system. Three groups of earthquake data, the 2003 Bam earthquake, the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake, and the 2010 Yushu earthquake, were used to evaluate this model. The results indicated that our new model significantly improved the accuracy in predicting the casualty rate. The parameters used in the model vary between developed and developing countries. This study could provide valuable information for a more efficient rescue operation in response to earthquakes.

Feng, T.; Hong, Z.; Fu, Q.; Ma, S.; Jie, X.; Wu, H.; Jiang, C.; Tong, X.

2014-08-01

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Public Earthquake Resource Center  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Public Earthquake Resource Center at the University of Memphis provides information about the New Madrid seismic zone and earthquake hazards in general. Students and the general public can learn about earthquakes; examine science fair ideas, a reading list, and earthquake images; or explore a career as an earthquake scientist. For educators there are links to teacher's resources, lesson plans, online learning materials, and field trip information. Other features include links to additional information about the New Madrid seismic zone, earthquake preparedness tips, other earthquake-related organizations, and a site where citizens can report earthquakes.

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Evaluating geographic information systems technology  

USGS Publications Warehouse

Computerized geographic information systems (GISs) are emerging as the spatial data handling tools of choice for solving complex geographical problems. However, few guidelines exist for assisting potential users in identifying suitable hardware and software. A process to be followed in evaluating the merits of GIS technology is presented. Related standards and guidelines, software functions, hardware components, and benchmarking are discussed. By making users aware of all aspects of adopting GIS technology, they can decide if GIS is an appropriate tool for their application and, if so, which GIS should be used.

Guptill, Stephen C.

1989-01-01

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Beyond Information: The Sociocultural Role of the Internet in the 2008 Sichuan Earthquake  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper is a preliminary and exploratory examination and analysis of the sociocultural role of the Internet during the 2008 Sichuan earthquake. The Internet has embedded in people's daily lives, paralleling with the traditional media as the information provider and human interaction medium. During an emergency, the Internet acts as a facilitator of social motivation, revealing the usefulness and power

Jieying Wang

2010-01-01

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ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Paper No. 431, Vol. 40, No. 1, March 2003, pp. 19-50 23rd ISET Annual Lecture  

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ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Paper No. 431, Vol. 40, No. 1, March 2003, pp. 19-50 23rd of earthquake-resistant structures. To commemorate the 70th anniversary of this event, this paper reviews Biot directions for the development of the earthquake-resistant design tools are suggested. KEYWORDS: Response

Gupta, Vinay Kumar

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ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Paper No. 480, Vol. 44, No. 1, March 2007, pp. 127167 PROBABILISTIC SEISMIC HAZARD ANALYSIS METHOD FOR  

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ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Paper No. 480, Vol. 44, No. 1, March 2007, pp. 127 QUANTITIES TO ESTIMATE THE EARTHQUAKE EFFECTS ON MAN-MADE STRUCTURES I.D. Gupta Central Water and Power is necessary to have a more comprehensive estimate of the earthquake effects on a variety of man

Gupta, Vinay Kumar

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ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Paper No. 487, Vol. 44, No. 1, March 2007, pp. 305323 ENERGY AND POWER OF NONLINEAR WAVES IN A SEVEN-STORY  

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ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Paper No. 487, Vol. 44, No. 1, March 2007, pp. 305 the limitations of the classical Response Spectrum Method (RSM) for the design of earthquake-resistant structures in the near field of strong earthquakes. The main limitation is that the RSM is based on the largest peak

Gupta, Vinay Kumar

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ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Paper No. 428, Vol. 39, No. 4, December 2002, pp. 311-346 THE STATE OF THE ART IN SEISMIC HAZARD ANALYSIS  

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ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Paper No. 428, Vol. 39, No. 4, December 2002, pp. 311 of the strong-motion parameters at a site for the purpose of earthquake resistant design or seismic safety for the maximum credible earthquake, assumed to occur at the closest possible distance from the site of interest

Gupta, Vinay Kumar

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ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Paper No. 465, Vol. 42, No. 4, December 2005, pp. 189-201 ASSESSING THE HAZARD RELATED TO TSUNAMIS OF TECTONIC  

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ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Paper No. 465, Vol. 42, No. 4, December 2005, pp. 189 and submarine slides cannot be neglected, most tsunamis were the results of coastal and submarine earthquakes. Therefore, assessing the occurrence probability of tsunamigenic earthquakes is an important contribution

Gupta, Vinay Kumar

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ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Paper No. 472, Vol. 43, No. 3, September 2006, pp. 75-104 DEVELOPMENT OF SEISMIC VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT  

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ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Paper No. 472, Vol. 43, No. 3, September 2006, pp. 75 Mechanics, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy **European Centre for Training and Research in Earthquake in future earthquakes are of fundamental importance for emergency planners and for the insurance

Gupta, Vinay Kumar

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ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Paper No. 500, Vol. 46, No. 1, March 2009, pp. 117 SMOOTH SPECTRA OF HORIZONTALAND VERTICAL GROUND  

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ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Paper No. 500, Vol. 46, No. 1, March 2009, pp. 1­17 SMOOTH*** *Seismology Research Center, International Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology, Tehran, Iran **Earthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan ***Iran Strong Motion Network, Building

Gupta, Vinay Kumar

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ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Paper No. 468, Vol. 43, No. 1-2, March-June 2006, pp. 11-29 ANALYSIS OF STRONG MOTION DATA OF THE UTTARKASHI  

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ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Paper No. 468, Vol. 43, No. 1-2, March-June 2006, pp. 11-29 ANALYSIS OF STRONG MOTION DATA OF THE UTTARKASHI EARTHQUAKE OF 20TH OCTOBER 1991 AND THE CHAMOLI EARTHQUAKE of two major earthquakes in the Garhwal Himalayas, namely the 1991 Uttarkashi Earthquake and the 1999

Gupta, Vinay Kumar

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Technology Characterizations. Environmental Information Handbook  

SciTech Connect

The Environmental Handbook Series is designed to overcome the deficiency of information utility and transfer. Each of the works in this series brings together information in an area and format that is useful to both public and private sector needs. It is meant to serve as a basic reference document that will stand for a period of time and help to enrich decisionmaking and research in the interface of energy and the environment. This particular handbook deals with environmental characterization data for the energy technologies and presents the data in a format for use by DOE policy analysts. This treatment includes not only the actual information base, but also a preface which explains the present concept, the historical growth of the program, and the new direction for improved utility. The information base, itself, is constantly being enhanced and is republished periodically as necessary. The specific energy systems for which environmental/technology characterization information is provided are grouped as follows: nuclear energy; coal; petroleum; gas; synthetic fuels; solar energy; geothermal energy; and hydroelectricity.

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1980-06-01

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Izmit Earthquake  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This lab allows students to look at variety of data from the North Anatolian fault in Turkey. Specifically, students have the oportunity to: interpret seismograms from the Izmit earthquake in 1999 (while accessing some seismograph station information from IRIS) make and interpret an earthquake focal mechanism solution based on these seismograms locate the earthquake epicenter calculate the moment magnitude of the earthquake using published data showing epicenter locations and displacement measurements intepret historical data from the North Anatolian fault and tectonic-scale plate motion information to see what patterns occur in the regional seismicity.

Titus, Sarah

139

Technology Requirements for Information Management  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

This report provides the results of a panel study conducted into the technology requirements for information management in support of application domains of particular government interest, including digital libraries, mission operations, and scientific research. The panel concluded that it was desirable to have a coordinated program of R&D that pursues a science of information management focused on an environment typified by applications of government interest - highly distributed with very large amounts of data and a high degree of heterogeneity of sources, data, and users.

Graves, Sara; Knoblock, Craig A.; Lannom, Larry

2002-01-01

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K12 Education Program Lessons Learned at the Center for Earthquake Research and Information  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The Center for Earthquake Research and Information at the University of Memphis has been committed to increasing awareness for Seismic Hazard, Earthquake Engineering, and Earth Science among Mid-America's policy-makers, engineers, emergency managers, the general public, and K-12 teachers and students for nearly three decades. During that time we have learned many lessons related to providing effective education and outreach programs, especially for K-12 students. The lessons learned from these activities may be particularly appropriate for other regions where large earthquakes occur infrequently but have disproportionately high consequence areas due to low attenuation of seismic waves. Effective education programs in these settings must provide a consistent message across many states to a wide variety of socio-economic groups and professional communities through the leveraged resources of various groups and agencies. It is also beneficial to hire and train staff with K-12 teaching experience to work directly K-12 education organizations, and science curriculum coordinators.

Patterson, G. L.; Dry, M.

2003-12-01

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Real-Time Data Processing Systems and Products at the Alaska Earthquake Information Center  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The Alaska Earthquake Information Center (AEIC) receives data from over 400 seismic sites located within the state boundaries and the surrounding regions and serves as a regional data center. In 2007, the AEIC reported ~20,000 seismic events, with the largest event of M6.6 in Andreanof Islands. The real-time earthquake detection and data processing systems at AEIC are based on the Antelope system from BRTT, Inc. This modular and extensible processing platform allows an integrated system complete from data acquisition to catalog production. Multiple additional modules constructed with the Antelope toolbox have been developed to fit particular needs of the AEIC. The real-time earthquake locations and magnitudes are determined within 2-5 minutes of the event occurrence. AEIC maintains a 24/7 seismologist-on-duty schedule. Earthquake alarms are based on the real- time earthquake detections. Significant events are reviewed by the seismologist on duty within 30 minutes of the occurrence with information releases issued for significant events. This information is disseminated immediately via the AEIC website, ANSS website via QDDS submissions, through e-mail, cell phone and pager notifications, via fax broadcasts and recorded voice-mail messages. In addition, automatic regional moment tensors are determined for events with M>=4.0. This information is posted on the public website. ShakeMaps are being calculated in real-time with the information currently accessible via a password-protected website. AEIC is designing an alarm system targeted for the critical lifeline operations in Alaska. AEIC maintains an extensive computer network to provide adequate support for data processing and archival. For real-time processing, AEIC operates two identical, interoperable computer systems in parallel.

Ruppert, N. A.; Hansen, R. A.

2007-05-01

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Information technology in dental education.  

PubMed

The use of information technology in dental education is continually increasing. In this article, IT is defined, and its uses in teaching and learning explored. Examples of the appropriateness of multimedia teaching in dental education are given. Successful multimedia teaching, especially in clinical settings, relies on the proper use of IT and an implementation strategy. The applications of IT to curriculum development, computer-assisted learning (CAL), educational administration, dental practice, hospital administration, and clinical research are also considered. PMID:10589137

Yip, H K; Barnes, I E

1999-09-25

143

Multimission helicopter information display technology  

Microsoft Academic Search

A new Operator display subsystem is being incorporated as part of the next generation United States Navy (USN) helicopter avionics system to be integrated into the Multi-Mission Helicopter (MMH) which will replace both the SH-60B and the SH- 60F in 2001. This subsystem exploits state-of-the-art technology for the display hardware, the display driver hardware, information presentation methodologies, and software architecture.

William S. Terry

1995-01-01

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HELSINKI UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY Faculty of Information Technology  

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HELSINKI UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY Faculty of Information Technology Department of Computer Science­continuous Markov models Licentiate's Thesis Mikko Kurimo Espoo 1994 #12; HELSINKI UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY ABSTRACT, 1994 Number of pages: 86 Department: Faculty of Information Technology Professorship: Department

Kurimo, Mikko

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Supply Chain and Information Sciences Technology 2010  

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Supply Chain and Information Sciences Technology 2010 Supply Chain and Information Systems Technology Minor SCIST Minor Application Department of Supply Chain & Information Systems College of Information Sciences and Technology Overview The minor in SCIST is structured to provide students not majoring

Guiltinan, Mark

146

Predicting Earthquake Effects  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Advances in the earth sciences and information technology have lead to dramatic improvements in our ability to respond to, as well as anticipate and mitigate, earthquake effects in our communities. The development of Geographic Information System (GIS) based tools such as ShakeMap and HAZUS have ushered in a new era of risk and emergency management. Real-time maps of strong ground motion, coupled with engineering-based descriptions of building and infrastructure inventory and vulnerability enable more accurate determinations of the location and severity of earthquake damage and the socio-economic consequences for emergency managers and officials following significant earthquakes. The ability to map the distribution and growth of seismic risk in the United States has long-term benefits for public policy as well. Long-term forecasts of seismic risk based on varying mitigation strategies can provide guidance for developing national and local earthquake policy. The successful performance of the Trans-Alaska pipeline during the 2002 Denali earthquake illustrates the dependence of performance-based engineering on the ability to predict earthquake effects (e.g., levels of strong ground motion, amounts of fault displacement or ground deformation). Being able to reduce the uncertainty in predicting these parameters has significant economic consequences and enables decision makers to more efficiently prioritize risk management strategies.

Nishenko, S.

2005-12-01

147

Technology Strategic Plan 2013 2016 Office of Information Technology  

E-print Network

Technology Strategic Plan 2013 ­ 2016 Office of Information Technology June 2013 #12;2 T A B L E O F C O N T E N T S: - Introduction - - Executive Summary - - Terminology - - A Vision for Technology at the City College of New York - - The Mission of the Office for Technology (OIT) - - Technology Guiding

Brinkmann, Peter

148

NASA Information Technology Implementation Plan  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

NASA's Information Technology (IT) resources and IT support continue to be a growing and integral part of all NASA missions. Furthermore, the growing IT support requirements are becoming more complex and diverse. The following are a few examples of the growing complexity and diversity of NASA's IT environment. NASA is conducting basic IT research in the Intelligent Synthesis Environment (ISE) and Intelligent Systems (IS) Initiatives. IT security, infrastructure protection, and privacy of data are requiring more and more management attention and an increasing share of the NASA IT budget. Outsourcing of IT support is becoming a key element of NASA's IT strategy as exemplified by Outsourcing Desktop Initiative for NASA (ODIN) and the outsourcing of NASA Integrated Services Network (NISN) support. Finally, technology refresh is helping to provide improved support at lower cost. Recently the NASA Automated Data Processing (ADP) Consolidation Center (NACC) upgraded its bipolar technology computer systems with Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS) technology systems. This NACC upgrade substantially reduced the hardware maintenance and software licensing costs, significantly increased system speed and capacity, and reduced customer processing costs by 11 percent.

2000-01-01

149

Electricity use in information technologies  

SciTech Connect

At present, there are no definitive, measured data on electricity loads and operating profiles for computers and other electronic office equipment, based on a statistically meaningful sample of US commercial buildings. In this paper, the authors review fragmentary data available to us and analyze measured power levels for computers and peripherals. The authors then discuss options for improved efficiency in electronic equipment hardware, software, and operations. Finally, the authors outline future trends in electricity loads due to information technologies, to illustrate the influence of component efficiency and market saturation.

Norford, L.; Hatcher, A. (Dept. of Architecture, Massachusetts Inst. of Technology, Cambridge, MA (US)); Harris, J. (Applied Science Div., Lawrence Berkeley Lab., Berkeley, CA (US)); Roturier, J. (Centre d'Etudes Nucleaires de Bordeaux-Gradigan, Univ. of Bordeaux (FR)); Yu, O. (Utility Programs, SRI International, Menlo Park, CA (US))

1990-01-01

150

Information Network Technology in Higher Education Teaching  

Microsoft Academic Search

With the popularization of computer technology in the period of rapid development of higher education, including artificial intelligence technology becomes more widely used. Based on the analysis of the status of education and information network technology application situation, by the theory of artificial intelligence and the study of hot issues, analysis of information technology in education and the necessity of

Xiaojin Xu

2011-01-01

151

Information Technology Security for Small Business  

E-print Network

symbolic of information technology security and cyber crime. Narration: "No matter how well you protectInformation Technology Security for Small Business (video script) Descriptive Text for the Visually, "Information Technology Security for Small Business" and "It's not just good business. It's essential business

Magee, Joseph W.

152

OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY COMPUTER SECURITY POLICY  

E-print Network

PROVOST FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ApPROVED BY: ~ Date ~ts-tl2- Date li/rO/I?... I I Date REVISION DATEOFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY COMPUTER SECURITY POLICY RESPONsmLE ADMINISTRATOR: RESPONsmLE OFFICE(S): ORIGINALLY ISSUED: ApPROVALS: VICE PROVOST FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY OFFICE OF THE VICE

Hemmers, Oliver

153

UNLV OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY RESPONSIBLE ADMINISTRATOR  

E-print Network

~OST FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY COMPUTER MANAGEMENT POLICY ApPROVED BY: j1/1q/;~ ~I Date REVISION DATE: NA STATEMENTUNLV OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY RESPONSIBLE ADMINISTRATOR: RESPONSIBLE OFFICE(S): ORIGINALLY IsSUED: APPROVALS: VICE PROVOST FOR'INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY -.·..-; - OFFICE OF THE VICE PR

Hemmers, Oliver

154

Information Technology Services (ITS) Strategic Plan  

E-print Network

Information Technology Services (ITS) Strategic Plan Release Date August 2010 Empowering the University This is a document intended to guide strategy and operations for information technology at Dalhousie University. It will provide a framework for ITS and information technology deployed and used

Brownstone, Rob

155

Plotting Earthquakes  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

In this activity, learners discover how to plot earthquakes on a map by exploring recent earthquake activity in California and Nevada. Within this activity, learners also practice using latitudinal and longitudinal lines and make predictions. This detailed lesson plan includes key vocabulary words, background information for educators, extension ideas, and resources.

Sciences, California A.

2012-06-26

156

End-User Applications of Real-Time Earthquake Information in Europe  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The primary objective of European FP7 project REAKT (Strategies and Tools for Real-Time Earthquake Risk Reduction) is to improve the efficiency of real-time earthquake risk mitigation methods and their capability of protecting structures, infrastructures, and populations. REAKT aims to address the issues of real-time earthquake hazard and response from end-to-end, with efforts directed along the full spectrum of methodology development in earthquake forecasting, earthquake early warning, and real-time vulnerability systems, through optimal decision-making, and engagement and cooperation of scientists and end users for the establishment of best practices for use of real-time information. Twelve strategic test cases/end users throughout Europe have been selected. This diverse group of applications/end users includes civil protection authorities, railway systems, hospitals, schools, industrial complexes, nuclear plants, lifeline systems, national seismic networks, and critical structures. The scale of target applications covers a wide range, from two school complexes in Naples, to individual critical structures, such as the Rion Antirion bridge in Patras, and the Fatih Sultan Mehmet bridge in Istanbul, to large complexes, such as the SINES industrial complex in Portugal and the Thessaloniki port area, to distributed lifeline and transportation networks and nuclear plants. Some end-users are interested in in-depth feasibility studies for use of real-time information and development of rapid response plans, while others intend to install real-time instrumentation and develop customized automated control systems. From the onset, REAKT scientists and end-users will work together on concept development and initial implementation efforts using the data products and decision-making methodologies developed with the goal of improving end-user risk mitigation. The aim of this scientific/end-user partnership is to ensure that scientific efforts are applicable to operational, real-world problems.

Cua, G. B.; Gasparini, P.; Giardini, D.; Zschau, J.; Filangieri, A. R.; Reakt Wp7 Team

2011-12-01

157

Information Technology Implementation Research: A Technological Diffusion Approach  

Microsoft Academic Search

Based on the innovation and technological diffusion literatures, promising research questions concerning the implementation of a production and inventory control information system (material requirements planning: MRP) are identified and empirically examined. These questions focus on the interaction of managerial tasks with the information technology and the resulting effect on the adoption and infusion of that technology. Using a random sample

Randolph B. Cooper; Robert W. Zmud

1990-01-01

158

Space information technologies: future agenda  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Satellites will operate more like wide area broadband computer networks in the 21st Century. Space-based information and communication technologies will therefore be a lot more accessible and functional for the individual user. These developments are the result of earth-based telecommunication and computing innovations being extended to space. The author predicts that the broadband Internet will eventually be available on demand to users of terrestrial networks wherever they are. Earth and space communication assets will be managed as a single network. Space networks will assure that online access is ubiquitous. No matter whether users are located in cities or in remote locations, they will always be within reach of a node on the Internet. Even today, scalable bandwidth can be delivered to active users when moving around in vehicles on the ground, or aboard ships at sea or in the air. Discussion of the innovative technologies produced by NASA's Advanced Communications Technology Satellite (1993-2004) demonstrates future capabilities of satellites that make them uniquely suited to serve as nodes on the broadband Internet.

Flournoy, Don M.

2005-11-01

159

USGS Earthquake Hazards Program  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This is the homepage of the Earthquake Hazards Program (EHP) of the United States Geological Survey (USGS). This page points to information on earthquakes in Northern California, the United States, and the world. Topics include reports on recent large earthquakes, real-time earthquake maps, real-time shaking maps, real-time seismograms, earthquake network reports and updates, recent and significant earthquakes, and earthquake news releases. Users will be able to view maps and click on them. The EHP is part of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) lead by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

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IMPLEMENTATION OF INFORMATION SHARING DEMONSTRATION AMONG ORGANIZATIONS IN CHARGE OF DISASTER MANAGEMENT IN TOKYO METROPOLITAN NEAR FIELD EARTHQUAKE DISASTER  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

For realizing cross-sectional inform ation sharing in the Tokyo metropolitan area, we develop disaster management applications to reduce negative impact due to vital issue in phase of initial response, and cooperation of those applications are demonstrated toward public officials in charge of disaster management. The demonstration of information sharing among disaster related organizations focusing on issues about simultaneous multiple post-earthquake fires and rescue operations after an earthquake directly underneath Tokyo are reported.

Hada, Yasunori; Kondo, Shinya; Meguro, Kimiro; Ohara, Miho; Zama, Shinsaku; Endo, Makoto; Kobayashi, Keiji; Suzuki, Takeyasu; Noda, Itsuki; Shimora, Hiroki; Takeuchi, Ikuo; Kobayashi, Satoshi; Arakawa, Junpei; Yoshimoto, Kenichi

161

Essays on information, technology and information worker productivity  

E-print Network

I examine how information technology (IT) skills and use, communication network structures, and the distribution and flow of information in organizations impact individual information worker productivity. The work is divided ...

Aral, Sinan

2007-01-01

162

Robonaut's Flexible Information Technology Infrastructure  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Robonaut, NASA's humanoid robot, is designed to work as both an astronaut assistant and, in certain situations, an astronaut surrogate. This highly dexterous robot performs complex tasks under telepresence control that could previously only be carried out directly by humans. Currently with 47 degrees of freedom (DOF), Robonaut is a state-of-the-art human size telemanipulator system. while many of Robonaut's embedded components have been custom designed to meet packaging or environmental requirements, the primary computing systems used in Robonaut are currently commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) products which have some correlation to flight qualified computer systems. This loose coupling of information technology (IT) resources allows Robonaut to exploit cost effective solutions while floating the technology base to take advantage of the rapid pace of IT advances. These IT systems utilize a software development environment, which is both compatible with COTS hardware as well as flight proven computing systems, preserving the majority of software development for a flight system. The ability to use highly integrated and flexible COTS software development tools improves productivity while minimizing redesign for a space flight system. Further, the flexibility of Robonaut's software and communication architecture has allowed it to become a widely used distributed development testbed for integrating new capabilities and furthering experimental research.

Askew, Scott; Bluethmann, William; Alder, Ken; Ambrose, Robert

2003-01-01

163

29 CFR 2205.135 - Electronic and information technology requirements.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

... false Electronic and information technology requirements. 2205.135 Section...COMMISSION ELECTRONIC AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY § 2205.135 Electronic and information technology requirements. (a) In...

2013-07-01

164

29 CFR 2205.135 - Electronic and information technology requirements.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

... false Electronic and information technology requirements. 2205.135 Section...COMMISSION ELECTRONIC AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY § 2205.135 Electronic and information technology requirements. (a) In...

2012-07-01

165

Readiness levels for spacecraft information technologies  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Presented in this paper is a modified interpretation of the traditional TRLs aimed solely at information technology. The intent of this new set of definitions is twofold: First, to enable a definitive measurement of progress among developing information technologies for spacecraft; and second, to clarify particular challenges and requirements that must be met as these technologies are validated in increasingly realistic environments.

Mackey, R.; Some, R.; Aljabri, A.

2003-01-01

166

Information Technology Application to Construction Management Modernization  

Microsoft Academic Search

During the past decades, following the complication and internationalization of construction project, its modes of management are getting towards to the whole life integration, and the modern information technology which is developing fast becomes to be an important assistant tool of construction management modernization. Using the information technology such as web, virtual simulation (VS) technology and Group Decision Support System

ZHANG Ming-yuanI; YUAN Yong-bot

2007-01-01

167

Implementation of Near Real-Time Methods Using Surface Waves to Determine Earthquake Source Characteristics at the National Earthquake Information Center  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

We discuss the implementation of two near real-time methods for determining earthquake source characteristics using long-period surface waves at the US Geological Survey's National Earthquake Information Center (USGS/NEIC). Long-period (60 to 300 s) seismic waveforms are well suited for this purpose because they can be well modeled using simple propagation models and are less sensitive to source complexity than short period (1 s) waves that are commonly used for earthquake monitoring. A prototype system for Surface wave Location and Association in Quasi Real time (SLAQR) that employs very long period (> 60 s) vertical-component surface waves has been implemented in test mode using data from the Global Seismographic Network (GSN). SLAQR continuously back-projects waveform envelopes on a global grid using surface wave dispersion relations. Preliminary results show that this method, as currently in operation at the NEIC, can consistently locate global earthquakes down to a magnitude 5.5. The magnitude determination, which is based on a simple empirical relationship, is generally accurate to within 0.2 magnitude units. More importantly, SLAQR can provide reliable locations and magnitudes for very large earthquakes, such as the 2004/2005 Sumatra events, within 30-40 minutes of their origin time. Furthermore, since the magnitude calculation is based on long period data, magnitudes for slow earthquakes such as some ridge and tsunami earthquakes are not underestimated as commonly occurs in shorter period analysis. Future development will focus on a reliable triggering algorithm for automated event detection and the continuous calculation of moment tensors and earthquake depths from the spectral amplitude and phase measurements already produced by the system. A fully automatic system to determine centroid moment tensors using three component surface waves with periods between 150-300 s is also running at the NEIC. Two versions are currently operational: one in a research/evaluation mode and another fully incorporated into the NEIC Hydra system. New improvements in the area of reliability assessment are currently being tested. Future work will investigate the finite fault information contained in the centroid time and centroid location parameters, how to incorporate a priori knowledge of the fault orientation, and the use of noise characteristics in the automatic selection of channels.

Polet, J.; Thio, H. K.; Earle, P.

2008-12-01

168

Earthquake preparedness levels amongst youth and adults in Oakland, California  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The San Francisco Bay Area has not experienced a large earthquake since 1989. However research shows that the Hayward fault is overdue for a tremor, based on paleo-seismic research. To analyze the level of earthquake preparedness in the Oakland area (close to the Hayward fault), we surveyed over 150 people to assess their understanding of earthquakes. Our research evaluates whether increased earthquake knowledge impacts people's preparedness and concern toward earthquake events. Data was collected using smart-phone technology and survey software in four sites across Oakland including; North Oakland, Downtown, East Oakland, and a summer school program in East Oakland, which has youth from throughout the city. Preliminary studies show that over 60% of interviewees have sufficient earthquake knowledge, but that over half of all interviewees are not prepared for a seismic event. Our study shows that in Oakland, California earthquake preparedness levels vary, which could mean we need to develop more ways to disseminate information on earthquake preparedness.

Burris, M.; Arroyo-Ruiz, D.; Crockett, C.; Dixon, G.; Jones, M.; Lei, P.; Phillips, B.; Romero, D.; Scott, M.; Spears, D.; Tate, L.; Whitlock, J.; Diaz, J.; Chagolla, R.

2011-12-01

169

Impact of information technology on medicine  

Microsoft Academic Search

Although the health sciences will benefit from many of the advances in information technology that are applied to a wide variety of research areas, information technology is of particular importance to health care delivery. Developments of computerized patient records will enhance the efficiency, effectiveness, and distribution of health care. As managed care programs develop, population-based information will be of increasing

Kenneth I. Shine

1996-01-01

170

Information Technology and Universal Design: An Agenda for Accessible Technology.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This article discusses developments in information technology that underscore the need for greater awareness, facilitation of universal design, and a focus on nontechnological barriers to implementing technology. Trends in mainstream products and assistive technology are summarized and suggestions for analyzing products for accessibility and for…

Tobias, Jim

2003-01-01

171

Information Technology & Management IIT Graduate Bulletin 2006-2008  

E-print Network

218 Information Technology & Management IIT Graduate Bulletin 2006-2008 Information Technology of Information Technology & Management is designed primarily for working professionals who seek a hands technologies, the application and integration of these technologies, and the administrative practices used

Heller, Barbara

172

NUMBER: IT 1.00 SECTION: Information Technology  

E-print Network

NUMBER: IT 1.00 SECTION: Information Technology SUBJECT: Information Technology Procurement DATE by: William F. Hogue Issued by: Office of Information Technology __________________________________________________________________________ Background: This Information Technology (IT) policy is designed to support the Academic, Research

Almor, Amit

173

WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY Office of Information Technology  

E-print Network

1 WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY Office of Information Technology Service Desk Express (SDE) Self Service............................................................................................................................ 2 Using Service Desk Express (SDE) Self Service.............................................................................. 20 Troubleshooting SDE Self Service

Mohaghegh, Shahab

174

Today's Date __/__/20__ Information Technology -Call Center  

E-print Network

1 Today's Date __/__/20__ Information Technology - Call Center (657) 278-3925 Apply online: http _________________ Email Address _________________________________ Major ______________________ Expected Graduation Date _________________________________________________________________ City ______________________________ State ___________ Zip ___________________ Dates of Employment

de Lijser, Peter

175

Journal of Issues in Informing Science & Information Technology  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Journal of Issues in Informing Science & Information Technology's purpose "is to encourage the sharing of knowledge and collaboration among the wide variety of fields that use information technology to inform clients." This interdisciplinary journal, one of the Informing Science Institute's open access journals, incorporates computer science, education, health care, government, and psychology, just to name a few. All articles from the journal, beginning in 2004, are available for free in pdf form. Visitors will find articles on teaching wireless technology, programming language education, undergraduate preparation for IT certification, and information security management. It is an excellent resource for any educator teaching IT courses to stay current with new education trends and topics.

Cohen, Eli B.

2008-02-12

176

Information friction : information technology and military performance  

E-print Network

Militaries have long been eager to adopt the latest technology (IT) in a quest to improve knowledge of and control over the battlefield. At the same time, uncertainty and confusion have remained prominent in actual experience ...

Lindsay, Jon Randall

2011-01-01

177

88 hours: The U.S. Geological Survey National Earthquake Information Center response to the 11 March 2011 Mw 9.0 Tohoku earthquake  

USGS Publications Warehouse

This article presents a timeline of NEIC response to a major global earthquake for the first time in a formal journal publication. We outline the key observations of the earthquake made by the NEIC and its partner agencies, discuss how these analyses evolved, and outline when and how this information was released to the public and to other internal and external parties. Our goal in the presentation of this material is to provide a detailed explanation of the issues faced in the response to a rare, giant earthquake. We envisage that the timeline format of this presentation can highlight technical and procedural successes and shortcomings, which may in turn help prompt research by our academic partners and further improvements to our future response efforts. We have shown how NEIC response efforts have significantly improved over the past six years since the great 2004 Sumatra-Andaman earthquake. We are optimistic that the research spawned from this disaster, and the unparalleled dense and diverse data sets that have been recorded, can lead to similar-and necessary-improvements in the future.

Hayes, G. P.; Earle, P. S.; Benz, H. M.; Wald, D. J.; Briggs, R. W.

2011-01-01

178

Information Technology Services Application for Student Employment  

E-print Network

Information Technology Services Application for Student Employment 209 Hayes Hall Personal NO YES NO Work Experience: Last Employer: Supervisor: Job Description: Employer Phone: Address: Until: PG: Email: Release of Information: Work Experience Continued: Supervisor: Job Description: Employer Phone

Moore, Paul A.

179

Online Resources for Adaptive Information Technologies.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Describes several online resources devoted to the issue of information access by the disabled; librarians serving disabled users and seeking to employ adaptive technology will find a great deal of information on these sites. (AEF)

Balas, Janet L.

1999-01-01

180

Future Possibilities in Information Technology and Access.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Includes two articles that discuss science fiction and future possibilities in information technology: "'Jurassic Park' and Al Jolson: Thinking about the Information Revolution" (Connie Willis) and "The Good and the Bad: Outlines of Tomorrow" (David Brin). (LRW)

Wolf, Milton, Ed.; And Others

1994-01-01

181

Information, Technology, and Information Worker Productivity  

E-print Network

We econometrically evaluate information worker productivity at a midsize executive recruiting firm and assess whether the knowledge that workers accessed through their electronic communication networks enabled them to ...

Aral, Sinan

182

Office of Information Technologies Office of Information Technologies  

E-print Network

.oit.umass.edu Learning Management System (SPARK) SPARK is the Web-based Learning Management System (LMS) at UMass Amherst). Help Desk Consultants are also available in the Learning Commons on the Lower Level of the W.E.B. Du Technologies (OIT) develops, maintains, and supports computing, instructional technology

Schweik, Charles M.

183

Locating Earthquakes  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This portal provides access to a variety of resources explaining the methods used to determine the location and depth of an earthquake. The resources include the 'Travel Time Information and Calculator', an online tool that lets users choose a seismic station location and a recent earthquake, and see how long it takes different types of seismic waves to travel from the epicenter to their locations. There is also a discussion of how earthquake depths are determined by examining the characteristics of the S- and P-waves, an animation of seismic waveforms, and a selection of activities, slideshows, and other references.

184

Locating Earthquakes  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This portal provides access to a variety of resources explaining the methods used to determine the location and depth of an earthquake. The resources include the 'Travel Time Information and Calculator', an online tool that lets users choose a seismic station location and a recent earthquake, and see how long it takes different types of seismic waves to travel from the epicenter to their locations. There is also a discussion of how earthquake depths are determined by examining the characteristics of the S- and P-waves, an animation of seismic waveforms, and a selection of activities, slideshows, and other references.

2012-04-17

185

Information Society Technologies Advisory Group Working Group  

E-print Network

Challenges to assess the future of IST technologies and their influence on European society. The group's aims1 Information Society Technologies Advisory Group Working Group "Grand Challenges in the Evolution of the Information Society" W. Wahlster (ed.) July 2004 Contents 1. Executive Summary 2. Introduction 3. Research

Wahlster, Wolfgang - Deutsche Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz & FR 6.2

186

Employment, Trends, and Training in Information Technology  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

In recent years, students, workers, and jobseekers have received mixed signals about the job market for information technology. Periods of strong job growth have been punctuated by brief periods of employment declines. Optimism about information technology (commonly referred to as IT) as a career field has been tempered by concerns about job…

Wright, Benjamin

2009-01-01

187

New Information Technologies: Possible Implications for Libraries.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Presents observations about developments in information technology that will influence the information industry and libraries of the future. Discusses search engine capabilities; push technology; electronic commerce; WebTV; and optical discs with links to Web sites. Ten figures provide illustrations and charts. (AEF)

de Stricker, Ulla

1998-01-01

188

Does Information Technology Lead to Smaller Firms?  

Microsoft Academic Search

Many changes in the organization of work in the United States since 1975 have been attributed to the increased capabilities and use of information technology (IT) in business. However, few studies have attempted to empirically examine these relationships. The primary goal of this paper is to assess the hypothesis that investments in information technology are at least partially responsible for

Erik Brynjolfsson; Thomas W. Malone; Vijay Gurbaxani; Ajit Kambil

1994-01-01

189

Increasing elder consumer interactions with information technology  

Microsoft Academic Search

Purpose – Advances in health care are enabling individuals to live longer, healthier lives. Although the use of information technology can improve the quality of life for the elderly, many older consumers choose to limit their interactions with information technology and so may be denied its potential benefits for enhancing quality of life. This paper seeks to explore factors impacting

Michelle Hough; Andrzej Kobylanski

2009-01-01

190

Older Adults' Acceptance of Information Technology  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This study investigated variables contributing to older adults' information technology acceptance through a survey, which was used to find factors explaining and predicting older adults' information technology acceptance behaviors. Four factors, including needs satisfaction, perceived usability, support availability, and public acceptance, were…

Wang, Lin; Rau, Pei-Luen Patrick; Salvendy, Gavriel

2011-01-01

191

Application of information technologies in academic libraries  

Microsoft Academic Search

Purpose – The main purpose of this investigation is to define the status of the application of information technology in academic libraries located in Kerman, the center and largest city of Kerman Province, Iran, and to understand the problems and difficulties in using information technology in these libraries. Design\\/methodology\\/approach – The survey has covered 17 libraries belonging to Shahid Bahonar

Faranak Mohsenzadeh; Alireza Isfandyari-Moghaddam

2009-01-01

192

ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Paper No. 449, Vol. 41, No. 2-4, June-December 2004, pp. 233-247 SEISMIC PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT OF REINFORCED  

E-print Network

ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Paper No. 449, Vol. 41, No. 2-4, June-December 2004, pp. 233 in the case of essential facilities, such as healthcare structures. Amongst these, the Santa Maria Hospital for earthquake loading. Given the crucial importance of this healthcare facility in the case of a strong

Gupta, Vinay Kumar

193

ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Paper No. 441, Vol. 41, No. 1, March 2004, pp. 75-99 EQUIVALENT ELASTIC MODELING FOR THE DIRECT-  

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Engineering University at Buffalo State University of New York Buffalo, NY 14260, U.S.A. **Graduate StudentISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Paper No. 441, Vol. 41, No. 1, March 2004, pp. 75: Direct-Displacement, Earthquakes, Performance-Based, Seismic, Wood INTRODUCTION Performance-based seismic

Gupta, Vinay Kumar

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ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Technical Note, Vol. 46, No. 2, June 2009, pp. 109124 TWO-DIMENSIONAL STATIC DEFORMATION OF AN ORTHOTROPIC  

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. Chung, T.J. (1996). "Applied Continuum Mechanics", Cambridge University Press, New York, U.S.A. 9ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Technical Note, Vol. 46, No. 2, June 2009, pp. 109­124 TWO.F. and Byerlee, J.D. (1970). "California Earthquakes: Why Only Shallow Focus?", Science, Vol. 168, No. 3939, pp

Gupta, Vinay Kumar

195

ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Paper No. 485, Vol. 44, No. 1, March 2007, pp. 259284 MULTI-COMPONENT GROUND MOTION RESPONSE SPECTRA FOR  

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motion that are not identifiable by the conventional spectrum itself, at least for the near-fault regionISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Paper No. 485, Vol. 44, No. 1, March 2007, pp. 259­284 MULTI concept quickly became the standard tool of structural design and performance assessment. Earthquake

Gupta, Vinay Kumar

196

ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Paper No. 506, Vol. 46, No. 3-4, Sept.-Dec. 2009, pp. 125132 SIMULATION OF STRONG GROUND MOTIONS OF WENCHUAN  

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the structural aseismic capability. KEYWORDS: Wenchuan, Stochastic Finite-Fault Method, Near-Fault Strong GroundISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Paper No. 506, Vol. 46, No. 3-4, Sept.-Dec. 2009, pp. 125­132 SIMULATION OF STRONG GROUND MOTIONS OF WENCHUAN EARTHQUAKE BY STOCHASTIC FINITE-FAULT METHOD Guoxin Wang

Gupta, Vinay Kumar

197

ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Paper No. 471, Vol. 43, No. 3, September 2006, pp. 65-74 ESTIMATION OF NEAR-FAULT STRONG GROUND MOTIONS FOR  

E-print Network

-74 ESTIMATION OF NEAR-FAULT STRONG GROUND MOTIONS FOR KEY ENGINEERING STRUCTURES Guoxin Wang*, Hongnan LiISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Paper No. 471, Vol. 43, No. 3, September 2006, pp. 65 of the recorded strong motions. The spectral differences between small and strong earthquakes are described

Gupta, Vinay Kumar

198

IT Open Forum Information Technology Services  

E-print Network

IT Open Forum Information Technology Services Engineering 285/287 5/16/2013 Powering Agility and a drop-down menu will appear May 16, 2013 Powering Agility Through Technology #12;3 Agenda · ISO Powering Agility Through Technology #12;ISO Appointment Update Terry Vahey Powering Agility Through

Su, Xiao

199

Information Technology Letter from the Director  

E-print Network

and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, and technology in ways that enhance competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, and technology through research and developmentInformation Technology Laboratory #12;Letter from the Director I n November 2011, I became

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ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM INFORMATION INFRASTRUCTURE FOR HEALTHCARE  

E-print Network

. In addition, it was an explicit goal of the researchers to provide intelligence to the Advanced TechnologyADVANCED TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM INFORMATION INFRASTRUCTURE FOR HEALTHCARE: Case Studies from a Focused. We also thank a number of reviewers within and outside the Advanced Technology Program, including BJ

201

Computing, Information and Communications Technology (CICT) Website  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

The Computing, Information and Communications Technology Program (CICT) was established in 2001 to ensure NASA's Continuing leadership in emerging technologies. It is a coordinated, Agency-wide effort to develop and deploy key enabling technologies for a broad range of mission-critical tasks. The NASA CICT program is designed to address Agency-specific computing, information, and communications technology requirements beyond the projected capabilities of commercially available solutions. The areas of technical focus have been chosen for their impact on NASA's missions, their national importance, and the technical challenge they provide to the Program. In order to meet its objectives, the CICT Program is organized into the following four technology focused projects: 1) Computing, Networking and Information Systems (CNIS); 2) Intelligent Systems (IS); 3) Space Communications (SC); 4) Information Technology Strategic Research (ITSR).

Hardman, John; Tu, Eugene (Technical Monitor)

2002-01-01

202

Information Technology Research and Education at NSF  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The NSF has been a leader in the development of new information technologies, including support for work in education and technology. Often, opportunities for educators are found in larger efforts. This is the case for the Information Technology Research (ITR) program. It has now been extended to education areas, as announced in NSF Publication 00-126. Links to the program announcement in multiple formats are found at http://www.nsf.gov/cgi-bin/getpub?nsf00126.

Wink, Donald J.

2000-11-01

203

Race, Place, and Information Technology  

Microsoft Academic Search

Technology inequalities based on race and ethnicity present a paradox. African-Americans and Latinos have lower rates of access and skill, even controlling for socioeconomic factors. Yet Afri- can-Americans, and to a lesser extent, Latinos, also have more positive attitudes toward informa- tion technology than similarly situated whites. Because attitudes cannot explain lower rates of access and skill, we hypothesize that

K. Mossberger; CAROLINE J. TOLBERT; MICHELE GILBERT

2006-01-01

204

Informed Consumer Guide to Information on Funding Assistive Technology.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This directory lists sources for the funding of assistive technology for people with disabilities. Introductory information urges determination of what assistive technology is needed and the gathering of all necessary information (such as primary and secondary disabilities, employment history, income and expenses, and health insurance) prior to…

ABLEDATA, Silver Spring, MD.

205

76 FR 78009 - Information Collection; Implementation of Information Technology Security Provision  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Collection; Implementation of Information Technology Security Provision AGENCY...regarding Implementation of Information Technology Security Provision. Public...techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Submit...

2011-12-15

206

ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Paper No. 456, Vol. 42, No. 2-3, June-September 2005, pp. 63-78 STRUCTURAL DAMAGES ON THE COAST OF TAMIL NADU DUE TO  

E-print Network

ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Paper No. 456, Vol. 42, No. 2-3, June-September 2005, pp. 63-78 STRUCTURAL DAMAGES ON THE COAST OF TAMIL NADU DUE TO TSUNAMI CAUSED BY DECEMBER 26, 2004 SUMATRA EARTHQUAKE B.K. Maheshwari, M.L. Sharma and J.P. Narayan Department of Earthquake Engineering Indian Institute of Technology

Gupta, Vinay Kumar

207

Southern California Earthquake Center--Virtual Display of Objects (SCEC-VDO): An Earthquake Research and Education Tool  

Microsoft Academic Search

Interns in the program Southern California Earthquake Center\\/Undergraduate Studies in Earthquake Information Technology (SCEC\\/UseIT, an NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates Site) have designed, engineered, and distributed SCEC-VDO (Virtual Display of Objects), an interactive software used by earthquake scientists and educators to integrate and visualize global and regional, georeferenced datasets. SCEC-VDO is written in Java\\/Java3D with an extensible, scalable architecture. An

S. Perry; P. Maechling; T. Jordan

2006-01-01

208

Future Information Processing Technology--1983, Computer Science and Technology.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Developed by the Institute for Computer Sciences and Technology and the Defense Intelligence Agency with input from other federal agencies, this detailed document contains the 1983 technical forecast for the information processing industry through 1997. Part I forecasts the underlying technologies of hardware and software, discusses changes in the…

Kay, Peg, Ed.; Powell, Patricia, Ed.

209

Information technologies for astrophysics circa 2001  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

It is easy to extrapolate current trends to see where technologies relating to information systems in astrophysics and other disciplines will be by the end of the decade. These technologies include miniaturization, multiprocessing, software technology, networking, databases, graphics, pattern computation, and interdisciplinary studies. It is less easy to see what limits our current paradigms place on our thinking about technologies that will allow us to understand the laws governing very large systems about which we have large data sets. Three limiting paradigms are as follows: saving all the bits collected by instruments or generated by supercomputers; obtaining technology for information compression, storage, and retrieval off the shelf; and the linear model of innovation. We must extend these paradigms to meet our goals for information technology at the end of the decade.

Denning, Peter J.

1991-01-01

210

Information technologies for astrophysics circa 2001  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

It is easy to extrapolate current trends to see where technologies relating to information systems in astrophysics and other disciplines will be by the end of the decade. These technologies include mineaturization, multiprocessing, software technology, networking, databases, graphics, pattern computation, and interdisciplinary studies. It is easy to see what limits our current paradigms place on our thinking about technologies that will allow us to understand the laws governing very large systems about which we have large datasets. Three limiting paradigms are saving all the bits collected by instruments or generated by supercomputers; obtaining technology for information compression, storage and retrieval off the shelf; and the linear mode of innovation. We must extend these paradigms to meet our goals for information technology at the end of the decade.

Denning, Peter J.

1990-01-01

211

Partnerships between Universities and Information Technology Vendors.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Partnerships are examined using information gathered in interviews with over 20 chief information officers or chief academic computing officers at universities considered leaders in information technology. Issues addressed include why partnerships are formed; four types; how they are formed; the importance of vendor contract; and impact.…

Norris, Donald M.

1990-01-01

212

Children Show Selective Trust in Technological Informants  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Although children are often exposed to technological devices early in life, little is known about how they evaluate these novel sources of information. In two experiments, children aged 3, 4, and 5 years old ("n" = 92) were presented with accurate and inaccurate computer informants, and they subsequently relied on information provided by…

Danovitch, Judith H.; Alzahabi, Reem

2013-01-01

213

Information Technology and the Human Research Facility  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

This slide presentation reviews how information technology supports the Human Research Facility (HRF) and specifically the uses that contractor has for the information. There is information about the contractor, the HRF, some of the experiments that were performed using the HRF on board the Shuttle, overviews of the data architecture, and software both commercial and specially developed software for the specific experiments.

Klee, Margaret

2002-01-01

214

(CICT) Computing, Information, and Communications Technology Overview  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

The goal of the Computing, Information, and Communications Technology (CICT) program is to enable NASA's Scientific Research, Space Exploration, and Aerospace Technology Missions with greater mission assurance, for less cost, with increased science return through the development and use of advanced computing, information and communications technologies. This viewgraph presentation includes diagrams of how the political guidance behind CICT is structured. The presentation profiles each part of the NASA Mission in detail, and relates the Mission to the activities of CICT. CICT's Integrated Capability Goal is illustrated, and hypothetical missions which could be enabled by CICT are profiled. CICT technology development is profiled.

VanDalsem, William R.

2003-01-01

215

United States Geological Survey, Earthquake Hazards Program: Earthquake Research  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This site describes the research activities of the Earthquake Hazards Program (EHP) of the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The activities include: borehole geophysics and rock mechanics, crustal deformation, earthquake information, earthquake geology and paleoseismology, hazards, seismology and earth structure, and strong motion seismology, site response, and ground motion. Other links include: earthquake activity, earthquake facts and education, earthquake products, hazards and preparedness, regional websites, and seismic networks.

216

Women Technology Leaders: Gender Issues in Higher Education Information Technology  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Women working in higher education information technology (IT) organizations and those seeking leadership positions in these organizations face a double challenge in overcoming the traditionally male-dominated environments of higher education and IT. Three women higher education chief information officers (CIOs) provided their perspectives,…

Drury, Marilyn

2011-01-01

217

Information Sciences and Technology Information Technology: Integration & Application (ITINT) Option  

E-print Network

) Option Effective Summer 2011 Semester 1 Credits Semester 2 Credits IST 110/110S Information, People or ENGL 030 (GWS) 3 Total Credits: 14 Total Credits: 18 Summer: IST 495 Internship (1) Semester 3 Credits Semester 4 Credits IST 220 Networking and Telecommunications ETM Course 3 IST 240 Introduction to Computer

Petrick, Irene J.

218

Associate VP for Information Technology  

E-print Network

/Events Assessment Of New Technologies And Their Applications In Higher Education IT Division Major RFP Coordination Management Tech Support Consultation Web Site Management Classroom Design & Support IT Division Marketing Education Infrastructure IT Security Network Operations Grid Computing Community Cluster High Performance

Rock, Chris

219

CICT Computing, Information, and Communications Technology Program  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

The CICT Program is part of the NASA Aerospace Technology Enterprise's fundamental technology thrust to develop tools. processes, and technologies that enable new aerospace system capabilities and missions. The CICT Program's four key objectives are: Provide seamless access to NASA resources- including ground-, air-, and space-based distributed information technology resources-so that NASA scientists and engineers can more easily control missions, make new scientific discoveries, and design the next-generation space vehicles, provide high-data delivery from these assets directly to users for missions, develop goal-oriented human-centered systems, and research, develop and evaluate revolutionary technology.

Laufenberg, Lawrence; Tu, Eugene (Technical Monitor)

2002-01-01

220

Taiwan Nantou County earthquake 0327 Taiwan Nantou County earthquake  

E-print Network

Taiwan Nantou County earthquake 20130327 1 #12;0327 Taiwan Nantou County earthquake Source, Intensity 5 #12;I II III IV V VI VII Intensity Shake map of the March 27 Earthquake The peak ground and Technology Center for Disaster Reduction (NCDR) #12;Earthquake Response and Evacuation are a Part of Students

221

Towards an information technology infrastructure cost model  

E-print Network

Ever since the introduction of the Internet in 1994, one of the defining characteristics of the global economy, particularly in the US, is a dramatic increase in expenditures on Information Technology. While this trend is ...

Huang, Ken, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2007-01-01

222

Essays on impact of information technology  

E-print Network

The five essays in this dissertation look at how specific information technologies (such as Electronic Document Management (EDM), Semantic Web and RuleML) and IT in general can be used to automate and standardize data and ...

Bhansali, Sumit Milap

2007-01-01

223

Essays on information technology and intangible capital  

E-print Network

This thesis consists of three essays related to information technology and intangible capital. The first essay, "Valuing IT-Related Intangible Capital," examines the value of intangible assets in the firm. Using a panel ...

Saunders, Adam

2011-01-01

224

Rail Technology and Systems Information  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This website from Federal Transit Administration reviews some of the challenges involved in subway design. On this page, visitors will find the aims of the program as well as further research and reports regarding the sharing of tracks between transit and freight railroads, tunnel design and construction, and subway environment simulation. There is also a link to the May 2005 final report on the General Atomics Low Speed Maglev Technology Development Program, a 174-page pdf.

2008-02-11

225

Information Technology for the 21st Century  

Microsoft Academic Search

In this paper, we discuss two basic and important information technologies which are of great relevance to the 21st century: (1) key technology for advanced communication (2) paradigm for the new human-like information processing. We analyse the basic ideas and issues in these areas. We introduce the concept of layer-structured communication and computation. The solution to the challenges pertaining to

Shoichi Noguchi

1996-01-01

226

DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ASSIMILATION  

Microsoft Academic Search

The potential suite of decision support system (DSS) applications deployed by organizations is dynamic and change with advances in computer technology. An understanding of DSS applications is important in planning organization strategy or creating a roadmap that encompasses these changes. This research effort examines the definition of DSS, the assimilation of information technology in organizations, and the assimilation dynamics of

Roger L. Hayen; Monica C. Holmes

2004-01-01

227

Advancing Excellence in Information Technology at the  

E-print Network

Advancing Excellence in Information Technology at the University of Minnesota March 20, 2010 #12 that advances academic priorities is imperative. · Proposed: Highly Coordinated Model ­ The IT directors serve;Working Group Massoud Amin, Director, Technological Leadership Institute, and Professor, Institute

Minnesota, University of

228

Educational Technology Adoption: An Information Systems Perspective.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Concentrating on the adoption and implementation of educational technology, this paper outlines and compares the conceptual definitions of educational technology (ET) and information systems (IS). Adoption and implementation models and frameworks are discussed, and similarities and differences between IS adoption and implementation and educational…

Schneberger, Scott L.; Jost, Karen Lee

229

CULTURAL DIFFERENCES AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ACCEPTANCE  

Microsoft Academic Search

One of the main streams of research in the IS field is the explanation and prediction of Information technology (IT) adoption and usage. Even though several theories have been developed to address this phenomenon a consensus about the determinants of IT usage has emerged among researchers in the IS field. Specifically, the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) (Davis, 1989) is considered

Amel Ben Zakour

230

Information Technology Staffing in Maryland Community Colleges.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The Maryland Community Colleges Technology Council conducted a survey of all 18 community colleges in Maryland during the spring of 1998 to determine the number and salaries of full-time staff supporting campus information technologies. Collectively, the colleges had 377 full-time positions authorized, with 305 positions filled. The organization…

Clagett, Craig A.

231

SCHOOL LEADERSHIP AND INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY  

Microsoft Academic Search

Leadership is an important component in guiding the teaching-learning process. Principal as school leaders have a major responsibility for initiating and implementing school change through the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and can facilitate complex decision to integrate it into learning, teaching and school administration. Hence, educational leaders must understand, promote and implement the notion that technology integration

Mojgan AFSHARI; Kamariah Abu BAKAR; Wong Su LUAN; Bahaman Abu SAMAH; Foo Say FOOI

2008-01-01

232

Information and Communications Technologies Center Video Library  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Information and Communications Technologies Center (ICT) presents this collection of useful videos. Most of the clips are from conferences such as the 2010 CTC Winter Retreat and feature talks given at the conferences. Several other clips involve discussions of ICT academics and technology. The clips vary in length.

2011-08-09

233

Information Technology: Its Impact on Undergraduate Education in Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology  

NSF Publications Database

Evaluation of effective uses of Information technology forteaching and learning and evaluation of effective uses of information technology for disseminating material and information. Faculty Development in Information Technology-- o Information technology increases the variety of needs for training, including: the use of information technology itself, applications, teaching techniques, evaluation of available materials, indexing, and the training of graduate students.

234

Information flow and work productivity through integrated information technology  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

The work environment surrounding integrated office systems is reviewed. The known effects of automated office technologies is synthesized and their known impact on work efficiency is reviewed. These effects are explored with regard to their impact on networks, work flow/processes, as well as organizational structure and power. Particular emphasis is given to structural changes due to the introduction of newer information technologies in organizations. The new information technologies have restructed the average organization's middle banks and, as a consequence, they have shrunk drastically. Organizational pyramids have flattened with fewer levels since executives have realized that they can get ahold of the needed information via the new technologies quicker and directly and do not have to rely on middle-level managers. Power shifts are typically accompanied with the introduction of these technologies resulting in the generation of a new form of organizational power.

Wigand, R. T.

1985-01-01

235

77 FR 48169 - The Information Technology Agreement: Advice and Information on the Proposed Expansion: Part 1...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Investigation No. 332-536] The Information Technology Agreement: Advice and Information...Expansion: Part 1; The Information Technology Agreement: Advice and Information...investigation No. 332-532, The Information Technology Agreement: Advice and...

2012-08-13

236

Earthquake Location  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Earthquake location is an interesting and significant aspect of seismology. Locating earthquakes is necessary for compiling useful seismicity information, calculating magnitudes, and study of fault zones, Earth structure and the earthquake process. Methods of earthquake location involve understanding of seismic waves, wave propagation, interpretation of seismograms, Earth velocity structure, triangulation, and the concepts (and mathematics) of inverse problems. Because earthquake location can be approached with relatively simple to very complex methods, it can be included in various levels of educational curricula and for "in-depth" study. Progressively developing a deep understanding of concepts, computational techniques and applications (and the capabilities, limitations and uncertainties of these applications) is a characteristic of science and an opportunity to "learn science by doing science." A number of methods that vary from simple to complex are available for learning about earthquake location. The methods also allow connections to other important concepts in seismology and provide a variety of approaches that address different learning styles and can be used for reinforcement and assessment. Uses online and/or real-time data Has minimal/no quantitative component

Braile, Larry

237

Use of GPS and InSAR Technology and its Further Development in Earthquake Modeling  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Global Positioning System (GPS) data are useful for understanding both interseismic and postseismic deformation. Models of GPS data suggest that the lower crust, lateral heterogeneity, and fault slip, all provide a role in the earthquake cycle.

Donnellan, A.; Lyzenga, G.; Argus, D.; Peltzer, G.; Parker, J.; Webb, F.; Heflin, M.; Zumberge, J.

1999-01-01

238

Monitoring Earthquake Hazards from Space: Requirements and Technology Asessment for Future Remote Sensing Systems  

Microsoft Academic Search

The advent of satellite synthetic aperture radar interferometry (InSAR) has revolutionized our capability to observe crustal deformation, particularly when combined with continuous GPS arrays. ERS-1 and -2 data have revealed the complex deformation fields of many earthquakes, and have provided evidence of stress transfer, and earthquake triggering, between neighboring faults in southern California. It is clear that InSAR capabilities are

C. A. Raymond; P. R. Lundgren; S. N. Madsen

2002-01-01

239

Governance Mechanisms in Information Technology Outsourcing  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

While the dominance of Information Technology Outsourcing (ITO) as a sourcing strategy would seem to indicate successful and well-informed practice, frequent examples of unraveled engagements highlight the associated risks. Successful instances of outsourcing suggest that governance mechanisms effectively manage the related risks. This…

Ravindran, Kiron

2010-01-01

240

The Information Infrastructure and Technology Act.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This statement by Senator Albert Gore, Jr., on introduction of the Information Infrastructure and Technology Act of 1992 highlights examples of applications of high-performance computing, the components of the Information Infrastructure Development Program (i.e., education, libraries, manufacturing, and health care), and participating agencies. A…

Gore, Albert, Jr.

1992-01-01

241

Survey of Rural Information Infrastructure Technologies.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Communication and information technologies can reduce the barriers of distance and space that disadvantage rural areas. This report defines a set of distinct voice, computer, and video telecommunication services; describes several rural information applications that make use of these services; and surveys various wireline and wireless systems and…

Allen, Kenneth C.; And Others

242

Enterprise Approaches to Information and Learning Technology  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Like it or not, an institution's IT infrastructure is a matter with which institutional strategic planners must concern themselves. Information systems represent a significant investment, they perform mission-critical functions, and the appropriate use of information and learning technologies can have a critical part to play in delivering against…

Ferrell, Gill

2007-01-01

243

Managing aviation safety through information technology  

Microsoft Academic Search

Aircraft airworthiness management can now take place for the commercial aircarrier fleet as a result of the FAA certification of intact aircraft nondestructive inspection (NDI) and information technologies systems which were originally developed for the Air Force. The merit of aircraft airworthiness management has proven extremely successful for the government fleet for more than a decade. The inspection and information

William E. Larsen; Kevin D. Cooksy; John Zuk

1999-01-01

244

Information Technology for Synthetic Biology Masami Hagiya  

E-print Network

Information Technology for Synthetic Biology Masami Hagiya Graduates School of Information Science that is crucial to ensure progress in synthetic biology. After a brief introduction about the emerging field of synthetic biology, I will explain its importance as an interdisciplinary area between life science

Hagiya, Masami

245

Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) Center  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The National Center for Information and Communications Technologies, an Advanced Technology Education (ATE) resource center, aims to "contribute to scientific and technological innovation in telecommunications education" as well as to "provide appropriately skilled technicians and technologists" to information and communication technologies (ICT) businesses, industry, and users. In the "Publications" section of this site, visitors will find links to ICT textbooks and a helpful glossary of telecommunications terms. In the "Resources" section, there are a number of ICT workforce development presentations and Flash simulations on topics such as shift keying and Ethernet switching. Also in this section, there is a web tutorial on designing accessible web pages. This site has a great deal of information to assist students and technologists in telecommunications fields, as well as ready-to-use instructional materials for educators.

2007-08-20

246

West Coast Earthquakes Ongoing, Scientists Discover  

NSF Publications Database

... the first scientists to use GPS (global positioning system) technology to study earthquakes. An ... instrumentation," Miller says. "Until we had GPS geodesy, we regarded earthquake deformation in two ...

247

78 FR 17418 - Rural Health Information Technology Network Development Grant  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Administration Rural Health Information Technology Network Development Grant AGENCY: Health Resources...the Rural Health Information Technology Network Development Grant (RHITND) to Grace...the Rural Health Information Technology Network Development (RHITND) Grant to the...

2013-03-21

248

48 CFR 939.7002 - Contractor acquisition of information technology.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

...Contractor acquisition of information technology. 939.7002 Section 939.7002...CONTRACTING ACQUISITION OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Implementing DOE Policies and Procedures...Contractor acquisition of information technology. (a) Management and...

2010-10-01

249

48 CFR 939.7002 - Contractor acquisition of information technology.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...Contractor acquisition of information technology. 939.7002 Section 939.7002...CONTRACTING ACQUISITION OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Implementing DOE Policies and Procedures...Contractor acquisition of information technology. (a) Management and...

2011-10-01

250

48 CFR 939.7002 - Contractor acquisition of information technology.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...Contractor acquisition of information technology. 939.7002 Section 939.7002...CONTRACTING ACQUISITION OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Implementing DOE Policies and Procedures...Contractor acquisition of information technology. (a) Management and...

2013-10-01

251

48 CFR 939.7002 - Contractor acquisition of information technology.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...Contractor acquisition of information technology. 939.7002 Section 939.7002...CONTRACTING ACQUISITION OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Implementing DOE Policies and Procedures...Contractor acquisition of information technology. (a) Management and...

2012-10-01

252

48 CFR 2452.239-71 - Information Technology Virus Security.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...2013-10-01 false Information Technology Virus Security. 2452.239-71 Section...2452.239-71 Information Technology Virus Security. As prescribed in 2439.107...following clause: Information Technology Virus Security (FEB 2006) (a) The...

2013-10-01

253

48 CFR 2452.239-71 - Information Technology Virus Security.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...2012-10-01 false Information Technology Virus Security. 2452.239-71 Section...2452.239-71 Information Technology Virus Security. As prescribed in 2439.107...following clause: Information Technology Virus Security (FEB 2006) (a) The...

2012-10-01

254

48 CFR 2452.239-71 - Information Technology Virus Security.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...2011-10-01 false Information Technology Virus Security. 2452.239-71 Section...2452.239-71 Information Technology Virus Security. As prescribed in 2439.107...following clause: Information Technology Virus Security (FEB 2006) (a) The...

2011-10-01

255

76 FR 4350 - Health Information Technology Extension Program  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Information Technology Extension Program ACTION...announces changes to the Health Information Technology Extension Program, which...meaningful users of health information technology, as authorized under...

2011-01-25

256

Center for Women and Information Technology  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Center for Women and Information Technology (CWIT), located at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, was named "the best resource on women and technology on the Web" by ABCNews.com. The center's primary goal is to promote women's involvement in the IT industry. CWIT's Web site provides a wealth of information for women, ranging from learning the basics of computers to IT training and certification. Women considering IT as a field of study will also find information on financial aid and the CWIT Scholars Program. There is a list of books and many links to news articles about women and IT that are both interesting and insightful. .

2002-01-01

257

Earthquake Hazards Program - National Earthquake Center  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Users can access a selection of technical information and data about earthquakes in the U.S. and around the world. A current worldwide list of earthquakes is available, as are data on geophysical solutions, a catalog search, an automatic data request function, mining seismicity information, and a registry of seismograph stations.

258

Historic Earthquakes in Southern California  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This page contains a map of southern California with epicenters of earthquakes shown as circles of different sizes and colors. The size and color of each earthquake symbol corresponds to its magnitude, as indicated by a scale on the map. Clicking on an epicenter takes the user to a page of information about that earthquake. Earthquakes dating back to 1812 are shown. Also available on this page are links to fault maps, earthquake animations, and other indexes of seismological information.

2011-04-06

259

OFFICE OF THE VICE PROVOST FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY  

E-print Network

the world. The 2011-2012 ITS Annual Report contains the latest on the technology, people, and initiativesOFFICE OF THE VICE PROVOST FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Information Technology Services 2011 for information technology at Penn State. Information Technology Services (ITS), the University's centrally

Maroncelli, Mark

260

BATEC Information Technology Workforce Skills Study  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Broadening Advanced Technological Education Connections (BATEC) is a regional partnership between business, industry, government and community that is a development system for information technology. This system is an attempt to attract a diverse workforce for the promotion of lifelong learning in this discipline. This specific resource explores "the implications of the shift in corporate valuation from physical to intellectual capital for technical workers, and provides detailed suggestions regarding the responses required for education at all levels that educates our technological workforce." The PDF is broken down into a research methodology, data presentation, findings/observations, regional employment outlook and conclusions/recommendations. This study is a thorough introduction into professional development in the field of information technology.

2010-03-26

261

77 FR 70444 - Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology; Health Information...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Health Information Technology; Health Information Technology; HIT...Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) AGENCY: Health Information Technology (HIT...or debit card number; any personal health information; or...

2012-11-26

262

Research Opportunities in Information Science and Technology: Cognitive Aspects of Information Science, Information Technology, and Economics of Information.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This volume contains the reports of three working groups which were convened separately over a 3-year period at the request of the Advisory Committee for the Division of Information Science and Technology of the National Science Foundation to obtain the opinion of experts concerning research opportunities and trends in information science and…

National Science Foundation. Washington, DC. Div. of Information Science and Technology.

263

Information Technology and the Future of Cities  

Microsoft Academic Search

Will improvements in information technology eliminate face-to-face interactions and make cities obsolete? In this paper, we present a model where people make contacts and choose a mode of interaction: meeting face-to-face or communicating electronically. Cities are a means of reducing the fixed travel costs involved in face-to-face interactions. When telecommunications technology improves, there will be two opposing effects on cities

Jess Gaspar; Edward L. Glaeser

1998-01-01

264

UNCG Technology Decision-Making Processes Information Technology Services (ITS), 10/31/2013  

E-print Network

UNCG Technology Decision-Making Processes Information Technology Services Technology Services & Chief Information Officer reports to the Chancellor, & all. · University Policy-making and Major Campus-wide Technology Decisions · IT Governance

Saidak, Filip

265

Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering Portal  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Site aiming to provide useful and educational information in geotechnical earthquake engineering. The site involves topics such as: liquefaction engineering, seismic slope analysis and soil structure interaction.

2008-09-29

266

Mathematics of Information Technology and Complex Systems  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Mathematics of Information Technology and Complex Systems (MITACS) is a Network of Centres of Excellence (NCE) for the Mathematical Sciences in Canada. The organization's work focuses on "the imperatives of research, education and technology transfer" applied to "the fastest growing sectors of the nation's economy." Currently, its work involves developing mathematical solutions in the areas of Biomedical & Health, Environment & Natural Resources, Information Processing, Risk & Finance, and Communication, Networks & Security. The website describes each of these Scientific Programmes and provides a link to the project website, where the publications resulting from its work are posted. The website is also available in French.

267

Information Technology Assessment Study: Full Report  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

A team was formed to assess NASA Office of Space Science (OSS) information technology research and development activities. These activities were reviewed for their relevance to OSS missions, for their potential for using products better supplied by industry or other government agencies, and for recommending an information technology (IT) infusion strategy for appropriate products for OSS missions. Assessment scope and methodology are presented. IT needs and interests for future OSS missions and current NASA IT research and development (R&D) are discussed. Non-NASA participants provide overviews of some of their IT R&D programs. Implementation and infusion issues and the findings and recommendations of the assessment team are presented.

Peterson, John (Editor)

2002-01-01

268

Information technology and global change science  

SciTech Connect

The goal of this paper is to identify and briefly describe major existing and near term information technologies that cold have a positive impact on the topics being discussed at this conference by helping to manage the data of global change science and helping global change scientists conduct their research. Desktop computer systems have changed dramatically during the past seven years. Faster data processing can be expected in the future through full development of traditional serial computer architectures. Some other proven information technologies may be currently underutilized by global change scientists. Relational database management systems and good organization of data through the use of thoughtful database design would enable the scientific community to better share and maintain quality research data. Custodians of the data should use rigorous data administration to ensure integrity and long term value of the data resource. Still other emerging information technologies that involve the use of artificial intelligence, parallel computer architectures, and new sensors for data collection will be in relatively common use in the near term and should become part of the global science community's technical toolkit. Consideration should also be given to the establishment of Information Analysis Centers to facilitate effective organization and management of interdisciplinary data and the prototype testing and use of advanced information technology to facilitate rapid and cost-effective integration of these tools into global change science. 8 refs.

Baxter, F.P.

1990-01-01

269

Predicting Earthquakes  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Five moderate-to-strong earthquakes struck California in June 2005. Could the cluster of quakes be a harbinger of the Big One? Another earthquake-prone area, New Madrid, near Memphis, Tennessee, has had more than its share of impressive quakes and strain is building along its fault lines. This radio broadcast discusses these two seismic zones, the new data based on years of GPS (Global Positioning System) measurements that may give scientists more information, and how the Earth generates the stress which leads to earthquakes. There is also discussion of the danger of tsunamis in the Virgin Islands and the need for a worldwide tsunami warning network. The broadcast is 18 minutes in length.

270

Prioritizing Information Technology Investments: Assessing the Correlations among Technological Readiness, Information Technology Flexibility, and Information Technology Effectiveness  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Management's dilemma, when allocating financial resources towards the improvement of technological readiness and IT flexibility within their organizations, is to control financial risk and maximize IT effectiveness. Technological readiness is people's propensity to embrace and use technology. Its drivers are optimism, innovativeness, discomfort,…

Walter, John T.

2010-01-01

271

How to access treatment technology information  

Microsoft Academic Search

In this information age, there is a wealth of data on innovative treatment technologies being created at a very fast pace. The exchange of new information via telecommunication is prompt and far-reaching. For environmental protection and health and risk-related issues, there are quite a number of databases developed by US EPA currently available, both as on-line search systems and as

K. F. Hsu; D. A. Sullivan

1995-01-01

272

Creating an enabling information technology infrastructure.  

PubMed

An enabling information technology platform is required to transform the healthcare system to one that is focused on improving value for patients. The key attributes of this platform are that it is patient centered, uses common data definitions, includes all types of patient data, is accessible to everyone involved in care of the patient, includes templates and experts systems, and is structured to facilitate information extraction. These attributes are described within the context of clinical nurse specialist practice. PMID:24309569

Barton, Amy J

2014-01-01

273

OFFICE OF THE VICE PROVOST FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY  

E-print Network

-2012 ITS Annual Report contains the latest on the technology, people, and initiatives that contributeOFFICE OF THE VICE PROVOST FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Information Technology Services 2011 technology at Penn State. Information Technology Services (ITS), the University's centrally supported IT unit

Maroncelli, Mark

274

Data Privacy, Emergency Response, Weather Prediction to Benefit from Information Technology Advances  

NSF Publications Database

... Benefit from Information Technology Advances NSF Information Technology Research program announces ... s information technology knowledge base and strengthening the information technology workforce, the ...

275

NUMBER: IT 1.06 SECTION: Information Technology  

E-print Network

1 NUMBER: IT 1.06 SECTION: Information Technology SUBJECT: Acceptable Use of Information Technology Authorized by: William F. Hogue Issued by: Office of Information Technology I. Policy All users of University information technology resources must adhere to applicable state and federal laws, statutes, and regulations

Morgan, Stephen L.

276

Earthquakes Living Lab: Geology and the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

Students examine the effects of geology on earthquake magnitudes and how engineers anticipate and prepare for these effects. Using information provided through the Earthquakes Living Lab interface, students investigate how geology, specifically soil type, can amplify the magnitude of earthquakes and their consequences. Students look in-depth at the historical 1906 San Francisco earthquake and its destruction thorough photographs and data. They compare the 1906 California earthquake to another historical earthquake in Kobe, Japan, looking at the geological differences and impacts in the two regions, and learning how engineers, geologists and seismologists work to predict earthquakes and minimize calamity. A worksheet serves as a student guide for the activity.

Civil And Environmental Engineering Department

277

Technologies and Emergency Management for Disaster Recovery — With Focus on the Great East Japan Earthquake  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

This letter summarizes three talks in the tutorial session of the 13th Asia-Pacific Network Operations and Management Symposium (APNOMS2011), which focused on the disaster recovery and further emergency management regarding the Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011. We present the damage and restoration of communication networks and points to a future disaster-resilient society.

Kinoshita, Kazuhiko; Ito, Yukio; Kimura, Hideaki; Maeda, Yuji

278

Ethics in Information Technology, Second Edition  

E-print Network

? · What is the essential difference between competitive intelligence and industrial espionage, and how to an organization's success #12;Ethics in Information Technology, Second Edition 6 Protecting computer software? · Copyright law ­ Expression of an idea · Patent law ­ A process to change a computer's internal structure

Gao, Jie

279

Organizational hierarchy adaptation and information technology  

Microsoft Academic Search

Current debate on organization change is concerned increasingly with questioning the extent to which different organizational designs are effective. Consequently, many new forms of organizing have been proffered. In particular, new-form theorists acknowledge hierarchy but rarely test it in generating a variety of information technology- (IT) related change outcomes. This paper focuses on the robustness of hierarchy by tracing its

G. M. Schwarz

2002-01-01

280

Semantic technologies for Personal Information Management  

Microsoft Academic Search

The paper proposes a platform for integration, reasoning and planning over the Personal Information Management data. It aims at simplifying day-to-day tasks by means of automating some of the steps related to planning activities depending on different data sources that need to be integrated. Usage of semantic technologies enables automatically providing suggestions by means of reasoning. We present the underlying

Luka Bradesko; Blaz Fortuna; Dunja Mladenic; Janez Starc

2011-01-01

281

Health information technology: help or hindrance?  

PubMed

The practice of medicine in general and nephrology in particular grows increasingly complex with each passing year. In parallel with this trend, the purchasers of health care are slowly shifting the reimbursement paradigm from one based on rewarding transactions, or work performed, to one that rewards value delivered. Within this context, the health-care value equation is broadly defined as quality divided by costs. Health information technology has been widely recognized as 1 of the foundations for delivering better care at lower costs. As the largest purchaser of health care in the world, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has deployed a series of interrelated programs designed to spur the adoption and utilization of health information technology. This review examines our known collective experience in the practice of nephrology to date with several of these programs and attempts to answer the following question: Is health information technology helping or hindering the delivery of value to the nation's health-care system? Through this review, it was concluded overall that the effect of health information technology appears positive; however, it cannot be objectively determined because of the infancy of its utilization in the practice of medicine. PMID:24969389

Ketchersid, Terry

2014-07-01

282

Culture and Cognition in Information Technology Education  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This paper aims at explaining the outcomes of information technology education for international students using anthropological theories of cultural schemas. Even though computer science and engineering are usually assumed to be culture-independent, the practice in classrooms seems to indicate that learning patterns depend on culture. The…

Holvikivi, Jaana

2007-01-01

283

Information Technology Services Support for Emergencies  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

For at least the last quarter century, enterprises--including higher education institutions--have increasingly relied on Information Technology Services (ITS) for business functions. As a result, IT organizations have had to develop the discipline of production operations as well as recovery procedures to respond when those operations are…

Spicer, Donald Z.

2008-01-01

284

Governance Methods Used in Externalizing Information Technology  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Information technology (IT) is the largest capital expenditure in many firms and is an integral part of many organizations' strategies. However, the benefits that each company receives from its IT investments vary. One study by Weill (2004) found that the top performer in the sample was estimated to have as high as a 40% greater return on its…

Chan, Steven King-Lun

2012-01-01

285

Institutional Quality: Are Information Technology Resources Important?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Two years after the issue of CAUSE/EDUCOM guidelines, only two of the six regional accrediting associations--the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools--make significant references to information technology resources as part of their standards/criteria for institutional accreditation. (MLW)

West, Thomas W.

1990-01-01

286

Salary Trends of Information Technology Managers  

Microsoft Academic Search

Rapid job growth in the information technology (IT) field has created a supply and demand imbalance for highly skilled professionals. This shortage of IT workers exists in virtually every major business sector. Sectors that are most affected by this problem include the financial, retail, manufacturing, service, entertainment, and transportation industries. To cope with this problem, companies and organizations are offering

Kai S. Koong; Lai C. Liu

287

Kevin L. Mills Information Technology Laboratory  

E-print Network

for information technology standards. New Ideas · Use evolutionary algorithm to generate tests from test language coverage against reference implementation to evaluate tests. · Execute generated tests in parallel feasible coverage against selected ITL problem. Deliverables: · Final evolutionary test generator software

288

Campus Computer Store Information Technology Services  

E-print Network

Campus Computer Store Information Technology Services 20 Place Riel, 1 Campus Drive 966-8375 ccs Computer Store is administering a license for SAS. It is licensed on a yearly pro-rated basis as outlined: _____________________________________________________ Student Number (if applicable): _______________________________________________ Location of Computer

Saskatchewan, University of

289

Information Technology Services Page 1 of 2  

E-print Network

and Research Shared Areas Policy The act of reading, writing or modifying documents stored in any shared areaInformation Technology Services Page 1 of 2 ACCESS TO DATA AREAS POLICY 1 Introduction 1.1 Purpose. Shared data should be stored on the relevant shared data areas. IT Services will monitor the usage

290

Atelier en Technologies d'information  

E-print Network

" + "Soft"; // s = "JavaSoft" String s = (String) new URL("http://server/big.txt").getContent(); char[] data1 1 IFT 6800 Atelier en Technologies d'information Cours 7: Le langage de programmation Java chapitre 5: Les API Java java.lang.* Object Boolean Character Class Math Number Process Runtime String

Montréal, Université de

291

Managing aviation safety through inspection information technology  

Microsoft Academic Search

This article discusses aircraft airworthiness management, which can now take place for the commercial air carrier fleet as a result of the FAA certification of intact aircraft nondestructive inspection (NDI) and information technologies systems that were originally developed for the Air Force. The merit of aircraft airworthiness management has proven extremely successful for the government fleet for more than a

W. E. Larsen; K. D. Cooksy; J. Zuk

2001-01-01

292

Managing aviation safety through information technology  

Microsoft Academic Search

Aircraft airworthiness management can now take place for the commercial aircarrier fleet as a result of the recent FAA certification of intact aircraft nondestructive inspection (NDI) and information technologies systems which were originally developed for the Air Force. The merit of aircraft airworthiness management has proven extremely successful for the government fleet for more than a decade. The inspection and

W. E. Larsen; K. D. Cooksy; J. Zuk

1999-01-01

293

Employment Equity Education Awards 2014 Information Technology  

E-print Network

Employment Equity Education Awards 2014 Information Technology Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries. For 2014, Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries is pleased to provide 1 award valued at $1,500. Award recipients may also be selected for an apprenticeship and/or summer employment at Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries. All

294

Information technology in the medical school curriculum.  

PubMed

Education up to the latter part of the 20th century used strict methods of instruction delivery, relying mostly on tried theories in cognition and social learning. Approaches in constructivism and collaborative learning affirm the success of existing methods of delivering curriculum, yet they also validate the use of information technology as a vehicle to improve student learning. PMID:22787924

Abras, Chadia N

2012-01-01

295

Harnessing Information Technology for International Education  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Rapid developments in computer and telecommunications technology have allowed U.S. students unprecedented access to information about people, cultures, and events from around the world. In this article, the author argues that schools need to exploit the opportunity that this provides to further global understanding. Sections include: (1) Access to…

Roberts, Linda G.

2004-01-01

296

Leveraging Information Technology. Track VII: Outstanding Applications.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Eight papers from the 1987 CAUSE conference's Track VII, Outstanding Applications, are presented. They include: "Image Databases in the University" (Reid Kaplan and Gordon Mathieson); "Using Information Technology for Travel Management at the University of Michigan" (Robert E. Russell and John C. Hufziger); "On-Line Access to University Policies…

CAUSE, Boulder, CO.

297

Information Technology Monopolies: Implications for Library Managers.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Explores library-related implications of the U.S. Department of Justice's investigations into the operations of Microsoft and Intel and suggests that developing a broader understanding of information technology marketing is crucial to the short- and long-term future of libraries. (MES)

Mercado, Marina I.

1998-01-01

298

Information Processing. Education for Technology Employment.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This information processing curriculum was developed to provide business education instructors in Illinois with a useful guide for relating important new technological advances to the vocational classroom. The competency-based learning activity guides are written to be used with computer hardware and software available at the secondary and…

Northern Illinois Univ., De Kalb. Dept. of Technology.

299

Traditional Information Technology Planning in Larger  

E-print Network

1 Traditional Information Technology Planning in Larger Organizations The Traditional Systems and Valacich, 1998. Modern Systems Analysis and Design, Chapter 7) #12;2 The Traditional Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) IT Project Identification & Selection The Traditional Systems Development Life Cycle

Schweik, Charles M.

300

University of Sydney School of Information Technologies  

E-print Network

1 University of Sydney School of Information Technologies Generating Random Variables Pseudo;2 Generating Arbitrarily Distributed Random Variables from Uniform Random Variables We need to be able to convert uniformly distributed [0,1) random variables into rv's drawn from the distributions we

Kimbrough, Steven Orla

301

NEW INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES AND GRASSROOTS MOBILIZATION  

Microsoft Academic Search

In much of the recent literature on contemporary social movements there is call for a re-conceptualization of the definition and understanding of political struggle given the impact of new emerging information communication technologies (ICTs), and the Internet in particular, on social movement organizing, contentious politics, and the electoral political process. This paper undertakes an analysis of MoveOn within a critical

Victoria Carty

2010-01-01

302

DATE: NVLAP LAB CODE: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SECURITY TESTING  

E-print Network

DATE: NVLAP LAB CODE: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SECURITY TESTING TEST PROCEDURE SELECTION LIST the Application Supplement on the next pages. #12;DATE: NVLAP LAB CODE: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SECURITY TESTING Technology: Initial Set of Standards, Implementation Specifications, and Certification Criteria

303

NUMBER: IT 3.00 SECTION: Information Technology  

E-print Network

NUMBER: IT 3.00 SECTION: Information Technology SUBJECT: Information Security DATE: September 2: William F. Hogue Issued by: Office of Information Technology I. Policy The University of South Carolina data and information technology assets. The University Information Security Office is therefore

Almor, Amit

304

Information technologies and the information superhighway: Guest editor's introduction  

Microsoft Academic Search

This special section is dedicated to five papers which were presented in the Fall of 1995 on the Internet in two research forums: ITFORUM1 and PSYGAME2. These papers represent how research involving information and instructional technologies can be facilitated using the Internet. A number of related themes are involved, including interactivity and learning effectiveness, automatic collection of data on human-computer

J. Michael Spector

1997-01-01

305

Bachelor of Arts in Information Sciences and Technology (ISTBA)  

E-print Network

: Information, People, and Technology From buying music online to posting photos on Facebook, you use technology, and technology intersect. We tackle questions like: How can technology help organizations adapt rapidly

Squicciarini, Anna Cinzia

306

Banner Student Account Request ETSU Office of Information Technology  

E-print Network

Banner Student Account Request Form ETSU Office of Information Technology 424 Roy Nicks Hall, Box of Information Technology Application Number ______________________________ Applicant Name ______________________________ Date Received ______________________________ Section 1. Personal Information. To process your request

Karsai, Istvan

307

Information Technologies (ITs) in Medical Education  

PubMed Central

Advances in medicine in recent decades are in significant correlation with the advances in the information technology. Modern information technologies (IT) have enabled faster, more reliable and comprehensive data collection. These technologies have started to create a large number of irrelevant information, which represents a limiting factor and a real growing gap, between the medical knowledge on one hand, and the ability of doctors to follow its growth on the other. Furthermore, in our environment, the term technology is generally reserved for its technical component. Education means, learning, teaching, or the process of acquiring skills or behavior modification through various exercises. Traditionally, medical education meant the oral, practical and more passive transferring of knowledge and skills from the educators to students and health professionals. For the clinical disciplines, of special importance are the principles, such as, “learning at bedside,” aided by the medical literature. In doing so, these techniques enable students to contact with their teachers, and to refer to the appropriate literature. The disadvantage of these educational methods is in the fact, that teachers often do not have enough time. Additionally they are not very convenient to the horizontal and vertical integration of teaching, create weak or almost no self education, as well as, low skill levels and poor integration of education with a real social environment. In this paper authors describe application of modern IT in medical education – their advantages and disadvantages comparing with traditional ways of education. PMID:23408471

Masic, Izet; Pandza, Haris; Toromanovic, Selim; Masic, Fedja; Sivic, Suad; Zunic, Lejla; Masic, Zlatan

2011-01-01

308

Facilitating Stroke Management using Modern Information Technology  

PubMed Central

Background and Purpose Information technology and mobile devices may be beneficial and useful in many aspects of stroke management, including recognition of stroke, transport and triage of patients, emergent stroke evaluation at the hospital, and rehabilitation. In this review, we address the contributions of information technology and mobile health to stroke management. Summary of Issues Rapid detection and triage are essential for effective thrombolytic treatment. Awareness of stroke warning signs and responses to stroke could be enhanced by using mobile applications. Furthermore, prehospital assessment and notification could be streamlined for use in telemedicine and teleradiology. A mobile telemedicine system for assessing the National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale scores has shown higher correlation and fast assessment comparing with face-to-face method. Because the benefits of thrombolytic treatment are time-dependent, treatment should be initiated as quickly as possible. In-hospital communication between multidisciplinary team members can be enhanced using information technology. A computerized in-hospital alert system using computerized physician-order entry was shown to be effective in reducing the time intervals from hospital arrival to medical evaluations and thrombolytic treatment. Mobile devices can also be used as supplementary tools for neurologic examination and clinical decision-making. In post-stroke rehabilitation, virtual reality and telerehabilitation are helpful. Mobile applications might be useful for public awareness, lifestyle modification, and education/training of healthcare professionals. Conclusions Information technology and mobile health are useful tools for management of stroke patients from the acute period to rehabilitation. Further improvement of technology will change and enhance stroke prevention and treatment. PMID:24396807

Nam, Hyo Suk; Park, Eunjeong

2013-01-01

309

Progressing the health information management and information technology agenda.  

PubMed

Developments and policy direction at a national level may seem far removed from the day-to-day practice of health information management. But there are lots of examples of a national approach to many of the initiatives which we now accept as part of our daily work (e.g., casemix funding, ICD-10-AM, the National Health Information Model and the National Health Data Dictionary). Many of these can be attributed to Commonwealth and State and Territory Governments working collaboratively with expert committees to achieve change or establish a program of innovation. More recently, Australian Health Ministers have established the National Health Information Management Advisory Council (NHIMAC) to bring together private and public sector expertise to progress the health information management and information technology agenda nationally. PMID:10977164

1999-01-01

310

Using information technology strategically in home care.  

PubMed

As home healthcare agencies examine new and innovative ways to deliver quality care more efficiently, the historical role of information technology as a way to automate clerical tasks will be significantly broadened to facilitate the true value of technology to home care providers. More importantly, a reduction in time spent on paperwork will allow agency caregivers to spend more time with clients. This article looks beyond the boundaries of desktop computing and examines the costs and benefits of network computing to develop strategic advantages for home healthcare agencies. PMID:9052076

Benson, J A; Michelman, J E; Radjenovic, D

1996-12-01

311

Health information technology: fallacies and sober realities  

PubMed Central

Current research suggests that the rate of adoption of health information technology (HIT) is low, and that HIT may not have the touted beneficial effects on quality of care or costs. The twin issues of the failure of HIT adoption and of HIT efficacy stem primarily from a series of fallacies about HIT. We discuss 12 HIT fallacies and their implications for design and implementation. These fallacies must be understood and addressed for HIT to yield better results. Foundational cognitive and human factors engineering research and development are essential to better inform HIT development, deployment, and use. PMID:20962121

Weinger, Matthew B; Abbott, Patricia A; Wears, Robert L

2010-01-01

312

Information Technology: Cost Considerations for School Library Media Specialists.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Discusses the growing dependence on information technology and considers cost factors for school library media specialists. Highlights include emphasizing learning over technology; administrative, assistive, and academic applications; how schools are using information technology; and Web sites that address issues related to information technology

Barron, Daniel D.

2000-01-01

313

Information-Technology Based Physics Education  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Developing countries emphasize expansion of the educated population but demand for quality improvement follows later. Current science education reform is driven in part by post cold war restructuring of the global economy and associated focus on the education of a more scientifically literate society, due to the industrial change from labor-intensive to high-technology type, and the societal change inherent in the present information era. Industry needs employees of broad and flexible background with inter disciplinary training, engineers with better physics training, and well trained physicists. Education researches have proved that active-learning based methods are superior to the traditional methods and the information technology (IT) has lot to offer in this. Use of IT for improving physics education is briefly discussed with prospects for collaboration in the Asia-Pacific region via Asian Physics Education Network (ASPEN), UNESCO University Foundation Course in Physics (UUFCP), etc.

Kim, J. S.; Lee, K. H.

2001-04-01

314

Operational earthquake forecasting can enhance earthquake preparedness  

USGS Publications Warehouse

We cannot yet predict large earthquakes in the short term with much reliability and skill, but the strong clustering exhibited in seismic sequences tells us that earthquake probabilities are not constant in time; they generally rise and fall over periods of days to years in correlation with nearby seismic activity. Operational earthquake forecasting (OEF) is the dissemination of authoritative information about these time?dependent probabilities to help communities prepare for potentially destructive earthquakes. The goal of OEF is to inform the decisions that people and organizations must continually make to mitigate seismic risk and prepare for potentially destructive earthquakes on time scales from days to decades. To fulfill this role, OEF must provide a complete description of the seismic hazard—ground?motion exceedance probabilities as well as short?term rupture probabilities—in concert with the long?term forecasts of probabilistic seismic?hazard analysis (PSHA).

Jordan, T.H.; Marzocchi, W.; Michael, A.J.; Gerstenberger, M.C.

2014-01-01

315

Information Technology Assessment Study: Executive Summary  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

A team was formed to assess NASA Office of Space Science (OSS) information technology research and development activities. These activities were reviewed for their relevance to OSS missions, for their potential for using products better supplied by industry or other government agencies, and for recommending an IT infusion strategy for appropriate products for OSS missions. Assessment scope and methodology and the findings and recommendations of OSS IT users and providers are presented.

Peterson, John (Editor)

2002-01-01

316

Careers in Information and Security Technologies  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This interactive activity produced for Teachers' Domain investigates three possible career paths in information and security technologies: administration, development, and integration. Explore each path to learn more about the education and experience required for particular jobs such as computer support specialist, network and systems administrator, computer security specialist, database administrator, computer technician, computer hardware engineer, computer software engineer, computer training specialist, computer systems analyst, and network engineer. The interactive is accompanied by a background essay, standards alignment, and discussion questions.

2012-05-23

317

Integrated Engineering Information Technology, FY93 accommplishments  

SciTech Connect

The Integrated Engineering Information Technology (IEIT) project is providing a comprehensive, easy-to-use computer network solution or communicating with coworkers both inside and outside Sandia National Laboratories. IEIT capabilities include computer networking, electronic mail, mechanical design, and data management. These network-based tools have one fundamental purpose: to help create a concurrent engineering environment that will enable Sandia organizations to excel in today`s increasingly competitive business environment.

Harris, R.N.; Miller, D.K.; Neugebauer, G.L.; Orona, J.R.; Partridge, R.A.; Herman, J.D.

1994-03-01

318

The Integration of Information and Communication Technology into Classroom Teaching.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A Newfoundland study examining how information technologies affect teaching interviewed 13 teachers at a leading high school in the use of information technology. Teachers used information technology to interact on a global basis, expand resources, enhance local content, and customize material. Problems included need for training, information

Reid, Scott

2002-01-01

319

Earthquake Education Environment (E3)  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The Earthquake Education Environment (E3) supports high-quality K-12 and undergraduate education by providing up-to-date earthquake information, authoritative technical sources and educational resources for the classroom.

320

On-line Technology Information System (OTIS): Solid Waste Management Technology Information Form (SWM TIF)  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Contents include the following: What is OTIS? OTIS use. Proposed implementation method. Development history of the Solid Waste Management (SWM) Technology Information Form (TIF) and OTIS. Current development state of the SWM TIF and OTIS. Data collection approach. Information categories. Critiques/questions/feedback.

Levri, Julie A.; Boulanger, Richard; Hogan, John A.; Rodriguez, Luis

2003-01-01

321

Introduction David Keil Information Technology and Society 3/13 David Keil Information Technology and Society 3/13 1  

E-print Network

/13 Discussion 1. Are we too dependent on technology? 2. Can we keep our privacy? 3. How freely can we shareIntroduction David Keil Information Technology and Society 3/13 David Keil Information Technology and Society 3/13 1 David M. Keil, Framingham State University CSCI 135 Information Technology and Society

Keil, David M.

322

Summary David Keil Information Technology and Society 11/12 David Keil Information Technology and Society 11/12 1  

E-print Network

accelerates the rate of change in computing and in society #12;Summary David Keil Information Technology and Society 11/12 How does technological change affect people as members of society? David Keil Information technology, acting on itself, accelerate the rate of social change? David Keil Information Technology

Keil, David M.

323

Information Communication Technology and Politics: A Synthesized Analysis of the Impacts of Information Technology on Voter Participation in Kenya  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The availability of political information throughout society made possible by the evolution of contemporary information communication technology has precipitated conflicting debate regarding the effects of technology use on real life political participation. Proponents of technology argue that the use of new information technology stimulates…

Tsuma, Clive Katiba

2011-01-01

324

Understanding Earthquakes  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This resource features links to: an earthquake quiz; a rotating globe showing earthquake locations; famous earthquake accounts by Mark Twain, Jack London, Charles Darwin, and John Muir; a Java animation of the gradual buildup of stress that leads to earthquakes; a three-page history of seismology to 1910; and other educational and earthquake websites.

325

Arctic Science and Technology Information System  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

From the University of Calgary's Arctic Institute of North America, the Arctic Science and Technology Information System (ASTIS) database "contains over 46,000 records describing publications and research projects about northern Canada." This service, which has recently been made free with help from the Canadian Polar Commission, covers all of the major branches of science. The simple and advanced search features lead to citations of Canadian government and industry reports, journal articles, conference papers, theses, and books, from 1978 to present. Citations contain bibliographic information, an abstract, detailed subject and geographic terms, and a library symbol to aid in locating a publication. The database also holds close to 11,000 descriptions of research projects conducted in Canada's three northern territories (Yukon, the Northwest Territories, and Nunavut) since 1974. Information about obtaining publications is provided at the search page.

326

Earthquakes and Volcanoes  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This unit provides an introduction for younger students on earthquakes, volcanoes, and how they are related. Topics include evidence of continental drift, types of plate boundaries, types of seismic waves, and how to calculate the distance to the epicenter of an earthquake. There is also information on how earthquake magnitude and intensity are measured, and how seismic waves can reveal the Earth's internal structure. A vocabulary list and downloadable, printable student worksheets are provided.

Medina, Philip

2011-06-27

327

Information technology for remotely sensed data processing  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Proposed information technology for remotely sensed data processing is based on anomaly detection methods and algorithms, which are invariant to signal and background scale and structure, is advancement of existing approaches. The information technology combines the following conceptions and approaches: satellite images fractal self-similarity; multiresolution analysis of functional spaces on the base of wavelet transform (WT); using recursive fractal scanning for reduction of multidimensional spaces into one-dimensional segment; using nonparametric statistics for signal detection in noisy background. Proposed technology allows to: decrease the threshold of hidden signal detection by several times; detect the signals with unknown form; solve the problems connected to incomplete knowledge of signal, nonstationary, non-markovian and singular noises; improve the performance of subpixel signal detection and estimation in case of limited spatial and temporal resolutions of sensors. The investigation of Hausdorf dimension and index of Hoerst statistic is performed. Solution of the following problems is planned as extension of this research: conjugation between WT and recursive scannings for obtaining the powerful signal analysis mathematics, development of S/N ratio increase methods on the base of statistical image segmentation using nonparametric statistics; improvement of accuracy of subpixel signal estimation on the base of using the fractal properties of images.

Sultanov, Albert H.; Bagmanov, Valeriy H.; Bakirov, Nail K.; Kisselev, Anton E.

2006-05-01

328

Recent Earthquakes in the Intermountain West  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This website provides up-to-date information on recent earthquakes in the Intermountain West, including the greater Yellowstone area. Earthquakes for the past 7 days are shown. Symbols on the map indicate earthquake location, time, and magnitude. Users may select from a clickable map or choose from a linked list to obtain more in-depth information about an earthquake.

Stations, University O.

329

The Information Technology Career Cluster Initiative: Demystifying IT.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Describes the Information Technology Career Cluster Initiative and the tools it has developed to help educators improve information technology programs. Suggests that educators use the model and tools to guide program development, improvement, and expansion. (JOW)

Malyn-Smith, Joyce

2003-01-01

330

A preliminary study of current multimedia information technology  

SciTech Connect

This paper surveys more than 70 articles published in the IEEE Multimedia journal and other journals. The survey summarizes aspects of multimedia information technology and categorizes application areas of multimedia information technology and interesting research areas related to it.

Lee, J.C.

1997-03-01

331

Information Technology and Organizational Design: Evidence from Micro Data  

E-print Network

Information Technology and Organizational Design: Evidence from Micro Data October, 1998 Erik of Pennsylvania lhitt@wharton.upenn.edu While many theories about the relationship between information technology Research, the Center for Survey Research, Computer Intelligence Infocorp and Informationweek magazine

332

Information Technology Training in India toward Globalization  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

This paper describes Toshiba?s training program in Information Technology in India. It is not a simple technology training, but a training for globalization of Japanese engineers so that they can cope with people from different culture and business practices. We first describe why such training program became necessary. We then describe how the training courses and contents are developed. The operation of the training program and our effort in continual improvement are explained. The effectiveness of the program is also evaluated. The training program presented is a first in its kind and we believe that it can contribute to changing Toshiba from inside toward more globalized corporation. We also believe that this kind of overseas training is effective in training young students so that they can cope with globalizing society after graduation.

Yamashita, Katsuhiko

333

Workshop on Magnetic Information Technology (MINT)  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Questions addressed at the workshop are listed, including: (1) What are the Magnetic Information Technology (MINT) research needs in such areas as electronics, materials, surface science, magnetic phenomena and devices, aerodynamic aspects of magnetic systems, signal processing, and tribology as it bears on magnetics, (2) How should MINT research be addressed and conducted in the university environment, and (3) What are the vehicles in the university environment needed to facilitate addressing MINT issues. The MINT research is outlined. The need for research in the following areas is identified: magneto-optic recording, magnetic bubbles, particulate material recording, and thin film media.

Bortz, A. B.; Dunkle, S. B.

334

Transforming Care Delivery through Health Information Technology  

PubMed Central

The slow but progressive adoption of health information technology (IT) nationwide promises to usher in a new era in health care. Electronic health record systems provide a complete patient record at the point of care and can help to alleviate some of the challenges of a fragmented delivery system, such as drug-drug interactions. Moreover, health IT promotes evidence-based practice by identifying gaps in recommended treatment and providing clinical decision-support tools. In addition, the data collected through digital records can be used to monitor patient outcomes and identify potential improvements in care protocols. Kaiser Permanente continues to advance its capability in each of these areas. PMID:23596377

Wheatley, Benjamin

2013-01-01

335

Automatically updating technology dependent information in design automation  

Microsoft Academic Search

Computer-aided design (CAD) tools throughout a design automation (DA) system, from low level physical design to high level resource allocation and scheduling tools, require information about the fabrication technology in order to make design decisions. Technology dependent information is maintained in technology files. As fabrication technologies evolve, these files must be updated to reflect the capabilities of the current fabrication

G. Cheng; A. M. Despain; J. Wawrzynek

1993-01-01

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Improving modern cancer care through information technology.  

PubMed

The cancer care system is increasingly complex, marked by multiple hand-offs between primary care and specialty providers, inadequate communication among providers, and lack of clarity about a "medical home" (the ideal accountable care provider) for cancer patients. Patients and families often cite such difficulties as information deficits, uncoordinated care, and insufficient psychosocial support. This article presents a review of the challenges of delivering well coordinated, patient-centered cancer care in a complex modern healthcare system. An examination is made of the potential role of information technology (IT) advances to help both providers and patients. Using the published literature as background, a review is provided of selected work that is underway to improve communication, coordination, and quality of care. Also discussed are additional challenges and opportunities to advancing understanding of how patient data, provider and patient involvement, and informatics innovations can support high-quality cancer care. PMID:21521595

Clauser, Steven B; Wagner, Edward H; Aiello Bowles, Erin J; Tuzzio, Leah; Greene, Sarah M

2011-05-01

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[Information and communication technologies in nursing].  

PubMed

The application of information and communication technologies (ICT) in nursing is an integral part of the educational curriculum at the university graduate level of nursing, but also part of scientific and professional meetings on nursing informatics. As part of seminars, students are obliged to choose e-health topics from their working environment, to show them and discuss with colleagues. The same is happening at meeting on nursing informatics. Selected papers on the issue are chosen to cover information literacy of nurses, examples of e-nursing, ICT infrastructure, the possible future developments and organizational aspects of e-health at healthcare institutions. Among others, special attention is paid to improving the quality of work in nursing. PMID:24979889

Kern, Josipa

2014-03-01

338

Democratic Citizenship and Information Technology: Promises, Challenges, and Remedies.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This paper examines the relationship between democratic citizenship and information technology. Modern information technology disputes the idea that citizens can be properly educated to assume the burdens necessary to reap the blessing of freedom. Information technologies challenge the ability of citizens to fulfill the fundamental requirement of…

White, Charles S.

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Information Technology and Productivity: A Review of the Literature  

E-print Network

Information Technology and Productivity: A Review of the Literature Erik Brynjolfsson Shinkyu Yang for numerous valuable comments. #12;Information Technology and Productivity: A Review of the Literature Erik Brynjolfsson Shinkyu Yang Abstract During the 1980s, the relationship between information technology (IT

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Information Technologies in Florida's Rural Hospitals: Does System Affiliation Matter?  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Context: The recent explosive growth of information technology in hospitals promises to improve hospital and patient outcomes. Financial barriers may cause rural hospitals to lag in adoption of information technology, however, formal studies that examine rural hospital adoption of information technology are lacking. Purpose: To determine the…

Menachemi, Nir; Burke, Darrell; Clawson, Art; Brooks, Robert G.

2005-01-01

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NC State Office of Information Technology PURCHASE REQUEST FORM  

E-print Network

NC State Office of Information Technology PURCHASE REQUEST FORM Voucher #: Req #: PO#: Other: SHIP North Carolina State University Office of Information Technology Office of Information Technology Campus Imagenation Systems Quote # Fax #: Dated Ordered Company Contact: Gary Phone#: 919-876-6833 Item Number

Liu, Paul

342

UNLV OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY NETWORK ACCESS COMPLIANCE POLICY  

E-print Network

Information Technology Date Date REVISION DATE: NA STATEMENT OF PURPOSE The purpose of this policy is toUNLV OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY NETWORK ACCESS COMPLIANCE POLICY RESPONSIBLE ADMINISTRATOR: RESPONSIBLE OFFICE(S): ORIGINALLY IsSUED: APPROVALS: VICE PROVOST FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY OFFICE

Hemmers, Oliver

343

Earthquakes for Students & Teachers  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This USGS Web site presents educational materials about "earth structure, earthquakes, plate tectonics, and earthquake preparedness." Teachers can search the up-to-date information by topic or by grade level (K-12). The site provides a PowerPoint presentation Earthquakes 101, which incorporates images and drawings to help educators easily explain earthquake processes. Users can take Virtual Field Trips to places such as the Calavaras Fault and the Kentucky River Fault Zone. With so many fun learning activities, teachers will certainly benefit by visiting this site.

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Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This activity, from the Real World Learning Objects Resource Library, allows students to use first-hand data analysis to "determine if there is any pattern to earthquake events and speculate on the causes of earthquakes." Intended to be an introductory activity for a unit of study on earthquakes, this 60-minute activity is complete with learning goals, step-by-step classroom procedures, materials, assessment activities, and resources for further information. The "Content Materials" section contains directions for students and graphics to help students understand earthquakes and plate tectonics. This is an excellent resource for geology and earth science instructors that is ready to use for the classroom.

2007-10-04

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ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Paper No. 457, Vol. 42, No. 4, December 2005, pp. 79-94 EFFECTS OF THE DECEMBER 26, 2004 SUMATRA EARTHQUAKE AND  

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-94 EFFECTS OF THE DECEMBER 26, 2004 SUMATRA EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI ON PHYSICAL INFRASTRUCTURE Murat of the Indonesian island of Sumatra, at 7:59 a.m. local time. Extensive seismic damage to engineering infrastructure occurred in northern and north-western Sumatra. A devastating tsunami was generated with wave heights

Gupta, Vinay Kumar

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ISET Journal of Earthquake Technology, Paper No. 462, Vol. 42, No. 4, December 2005, pp. 147-158 A HUGE SAND DOME FORMED BY THE 1854 EARTHQUAKE  

E-print Network

-158 A HUGE SAND DOME FORMED BY THE 1854 EARTHQUAKE TSUNAMI IN SURUGA BAY, CENTRAL JAPAN Daisuke Sugawara and Paleontology, Tohoku University, Aobayama, Sendai 980-8578, Japan **Disaster Control Research Center Tohoku University, Aobayama, Sendai 980-8579, Japan ***Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Akita

Gupta, Vinay Kumar

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Potential of information technology in dental education.  

PubMed

The use of information technology (IT) in dentistry is far ranging. In order to produce a working document for the dental educator, this paper focuses on those methods where IT can assist in the education and competence development of dental students and dentists (e.g. e-learning, distance learning, simulations and computer-based assessment). Web pages and other information-gathering devices have become an essential part of our daily life, as they provide extensive information on all aspects of our society. This is mirrored in dental education where there are many different tools available, as listed in this report. IT offers added value to traditional teaching methods and examples are provided. In spite of the continuing debate on the learning effectiveness of e-learning applications, students request such approaches as an adjunct to the traditional delivery of learning materials. Faculty require support to enable them to effectively use the technology to the benefit of their students. This support should be provided by the institution and it is suggested that, where possible, institutions should appoint an e-learning champion with good interpersonal skills to support and encourage faculty change. From a global prospective, all students and faculty should have access to e-learning tools. This report encourages open access to e-learning material, platforms and programs. The quality of such learning materials must have well defined learning objectives and involve peer review to ensure content validity, accuracy, currency, the use of evidence-based data and the use of best practices. To ensure that the developers' intellectual rights are protected, the original content needs to be secure from unauthorized changes. Strategies and recommendations on how to improve the quality of e-learning are outlined. In the area of assessment, traditional examination schemes can be enriched by IT, whilst the Internet can provide many innovative approaches. Future trends in IT will evolve around improved uptake and access facilitated by the technology (hardware and software). The use of Web 2.0 shows considerable promise and this may have implications on a global level. For example, the one-laptop-per-child project is the best example of what Web 2.0 can do: minimal use of hardware to maximize use of the Internet structure. In essence, simple technology can overcome many of the barriers to learning. IT will always remain exciting, as it is always changing and the users, whether dental students, educators or patients are like chameleons adapting to the ever-changing landscape. PMID:18289271

Mattheos, N; Stefanovic, N; Apse, P; Attstrom, R; Buchanan, J; Brown, P; Camilleri, A; Care, R; Fabrikant, E; Gundersen, S; Honkala, S; Johnson, L; Jonas, I; Kavadella, A; Moreira, J; Peroz, I; Perryer, D G; Seemann, R; Tansy, M; Thomas, H F; Tsuruta, J; Uribe, S; Urtane, I; Walsh, T F; Zimmerman, J; Walmsley, A D

2008-02-01

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The Earthquake Information Test: Validating an Instrument for Determining Student Misconceptions.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Some pre-instructional misconceptions held by children can persist through scientific instruction and resist changes. Identifying these misconceptions would be beneficial for science instruction. In this preliminary study, scores on a 60-item true-false test of knowledge and misconceptions about earthquakes were compared with previous interview…

Ross, Katharyn E. K.; Shuell, Thomas J.

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Investigating the Tsunamigenic Potential of Earthquakes from Analysis of the Informational and Multifractal Properties of Seismograms  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Revealing the tsunamigenic potential of an earthquake is very challenging in regards to minimizing the casualties a tsunami can provoke. Thus, development of methodologies that can reliably furnish a early warnings of a tsunami is crucial. In order to accomplish this aim it is important to preliminarily identify the characteristics of seismograms that can be used to distinguish tsunamigenic (TS) earthquakes from non-tsunamigenic (NTS) earthquakes. In this paper P-wave time dynamic of 17 seismograms of TS earthquakes and 26 NTS seismograms are analysed by means of two advanced statistical tools: the Fisher-Shannon method and the multifractal detrended fluctuation analysis (MFDFA). Both methods are well suited to disclosing the inner time properties of complex signals, as seismograms appear to be. Using these two methods jointly, we defined a classifier, the performance of which was tested by means of the receiver-operating characteristic curve that plots true positive rate versus false positive rate. This classifier shows a discrimination power that can be considered acceptable in comparison with the devastating effects caused by a non-alarmed tsunami. Our findings indicate that proper choice of the classifier's threshold allows correctly identification of approximately 69 % of the NTS seismograms and approximately 76 % of the TS seismograms. The presented results presented may be helpful in addressing the complex problem of early tsunami warning.

Telesca, Luciano; Chamoli, Ashutosh; Lovallo, Michele; Stabile, Tony Alfredo

2014-06-01

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Innovation Value of Information Technology: Impact of Information Technology--Intensity on Innovation Capability and Firm Performance  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Though information technology adoptions have been always referred to as innovations in firms, much of the business value literature has concentrated on the tangible and immediately measurable impacts of information technology (IT) adoptions. This study aims to explore the impact of information technology investments on the innovativeness of a…

Ramamani, Mahesh Kumar

2010-01-01

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Ethics of IT professionals David Keil Information Technology and Society 1/08 Information Technology and Society  

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David Keil Information Technology and Society 1/08 Ethical considerations for software developersEthics of IT professionals David Keil Information Technology and Society 1/08 Information Technology and Society Topic 7: Ethi f ITEthics of IT professionals 1. Professional ethics David Keil

Keil, David M.

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Standards Advisor-Advanced Information Technology for Advanced Information Delivery  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

Developers of space systems must deal with an increasing amount of information in responding to extensive requirements and standards from numerous sources. Accessing these requirements and standards, understanding them, comparing them, negotiating them and responding to them is often an overwhelming task. There are resources to aid the space systems developer, such as lessons learned and best practices. Again, though, accessing, understanding, and using this information is often more difficult than helpful. This results in space systems that: 1. Do not meet all their requirements. 2. Do not incorporate prior engineering experience. 3. Cost more to develop. 4. Take longer to develop. The NASA Technical Standards Program (NTSP) web site at http://standards.nasa.gov has made significant improvements in making standards, lessons learned, and related material available to space systems developers agency-wide. The Standards Advisor was conceived to take the next steps beyond the current product, continuing to apply evolving information technology that continues to improve information delivery to space systems developers. This report describes the features of the Standards Advisor and suggests a technical approach to its development.

Hawker, J. Scott

2003-01-01

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Information Science and Technology at the National Science Foundation.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Explains the scope of research funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Information Science and Technology. Five program areas are discussed: standards and measures, the structure of information, behavioral aspects of information transfer, infometrics, and information technology. Funding levels and an NSF proposal guide are…

Resnikoff, Howard L.

1980-01-01

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75 FR 39044 - Unisys Corporation, Technology Business Segment, Unisys Information Technology Division, Formerly...  

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Southern California Earthquake Data Center  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

To say that there are a few earthquake research centers in Southern California is a bit like saying that Chicago sits on a lake of some size. It's a bit of an obvious remark, but given that there are a number of such projects, it's important to take a look at some of the more compelling ones out there. One such important resource is the Southern California Earthquake Data Center, sponsored by a host of organizations, including the California Institute of Technology and the United States Geological Survey. Visitors to the project site can peruse some of its recent work, which includes a clickable map of the region that features information on recent earthquakes in California and Nevada. Equally compelling is the clickable fault map of Southern California where visitors can learn about the local faults and recent activity along each fault. Another key element of the site is the historical earthquake database, which may be of interest to both the general public and those who are studying this area.

2005-11-03

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Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC) Home Page  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This is the home page of the Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC), a consortium of universities and research institutions dedicated to gathering information about earthquakes in Southern California, integrate that knowledge into a comprehensive and predictive understanding of earthquake phenomena, and communicate this understanding to end-users and the general public in order to increase earthquake awareness, reduce economic losses, and save lives. News of recent earthquake research, online resources and educational information is available here.

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Training and information technology issue, 2005  

SciTech Connect

The focus of the May-June issue is on training and information technology. Major articles/reports in this issue include: Communicating effectively, by Alain Bucaille, AREVA; Reputation management, by Susan Brisset, Bruce Power; Contol room and HSI modernization guidance, by Joseph Naser, EPRI; How far are we from public acceptance, by Jennifer A. Biedscheid and Murthy Devarakonda, Washington TRU Solutions LLC; Spent fuel management options, by Brent W. Dixon and Steven J. Piet, Idaho National Laboratory; Industry Awards; A secure energy future for America, by George W. Bush, President, United States of America; Vision of the future of nuclear energy, by Anne Lauvergeon, AREVA; and, Plant profile: strategy for transition to digital, TXU Power.

Agnihotri, Newal (ed.)

2005-05-15

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Brief: Information technology outsourcing -- one company's experience  

SciTech Connect

To address the pressures of the 1990's business climate, Amoco Canada Petroleum Co. Ltd. went through an aggressive evaluation and restructuring of its business operations. This precipitated a critical review of its information technology (IT) strategy with a goal of maintaining effectiveness while reducing overall costs. To meet the challenge of substantially reducing expenses while continuing to maintain effective service levels, the company entered a 5-year agreement to outsource its data center and network operations. this paper discusses the business forces that brought Amoco Canada to consider outsourcing, the processes surrounding the outsourcing decision, and the results to date. The authors demonstrate that by understanding the role of IT in its business plans, the company successfully met its outsourcing objectives.

Klochko, J.W.; Bester, L.W. (Amoco Canada Petroleum Co. Ltd., Calgary, Alberta (Canada))

1994-06-01

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76 FR 77738 - Telecommunications Act Accessibility Guidelines; Electronic and Information Technology...  

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6 A CASE STUDY OF IMPROVING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY  

E-print Network

of this study is to explore the criteria of effective information technology governance processes employed in universities and their impact on the diffusion of appropriate technology to the base level users. From6 A CASE STUDY OF IMPROVING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY GOVERNANCE IN A UNIVERSITY CONTEXT Michael Hicks

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Computing, Information, and Communications Technology (CICT) Program Overview  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

The Computing, Information and Communications Technology (CICT) Program's goal is to enable NASA's Scientific Research, Space Exploration, and Aerospace Technology Missions with greater mission assurance, for less cost, with increased science return through the development and use of advanced computing, information and communication technologies

VanDalsem, William R.

2003-01-01

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Value Addition in Information Technology and Literacy: An Empirical Investigation  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The purpose of the research is to analyze the value addition in students' information communication and technology (ICT) literacy level and confidence in using technology after completing a general education information technology course at a four-year university. An online survey was created to examine students' perceptions. The findings revealed…

Sanghera, Kamaljeet K.

2009-01-01

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Information and Communications Technologies Center (ICT) YouTube Channel  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This page presents the YouTube channel of the National Center for Information and Communications Technologies (ICT Center). There is a growing collection of videos - focusing on information and communication technologies - on topics such as Second Life, the oscilloscope, digital media production, games and gaming, as well as a number of interviews with others in the telecommunications technology field.

2008-09-08

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Technology & Information Management Minor Curriculum Chart: 2013-2014  

E-print Network

Technology & Information Management Minor Curriculum Chart: 2013-2014 http 11B or 19B TIM 105 Management of Technology I · ISM 50 or perm. of instructor Entry Level Writing Requirement TIM 158 Business Strategy & Information Systems · ISM 105 TIM 125 Management of Technology II

Stuart, Josh

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Real-Time Earthquake Forecasting in Italy  

Microsoft Academic Search

We apply an earthquake clustering epidemic model to real-time data of the Italian Earthquake Data Center operated by the Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia since January 2006 for short-term moderate and large earthquakes forecasting in Italy based on smoothed seismicity. The forecast uses earthquake data only, with no explicit use of tectonic, geologic, or geodetic information. In this model

M. Murru; R. Console; G. Falcone

2006-01-01

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Information Technology, Corporate Performance and Firm Size  

Microsoft Academic Search

14. Information Technology, Corporate Performance and Firm Size\\u000a \\u000a Yong Yeop Sohn4  and Hun-Wha Yang5 \\u000a \\u000a \\u000a \\u000a (4) \\u000a Department of Economics, College of Business Administration, Chonnam National University, 300 Yongbong-dong, Buk-gu, Gwangju, 500-757, Korea\\u000a \\u000a \\u000a \\u000a \\u000a \\u000a \\u000a (5) \\u000a Korean Information Management Institute for Small and Medium Enterprises, 6F Hansum Building, 15 Yeouido-dong, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, 150-970, Korea\\u000a \\u000a \\u000a \\u000a \\u000a Without Abstract\\u000a \\u000a \\u000a \\u000a \\u000a \\u000a \\u000a Yong Yeop Sohn (Professor)Email: yysohn@chonnam.ac.kr\\u000a \\u000a \\u000a \\u000a \\u000a \\u000a \\u000a \\u000a \\u000a Hun-Wha Yang (Researcher)Email: hhyang@kimi.or.kr

Yong Yeop Sohn; Hun-Wha Yang

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The challenge of contracting for technological information  

PubMed Central

Contracting to provide technological information (TI) is a significant challenge. TI is an unusual commodity in five ways. (i) TI is difficult to count and value; conventional indicators, such as patents and citations, hardly indicate value. TI is often sold at different prices to different parties. (ii) To value TI, it may be necessary to “give away the secret.” This danger, despite nondisclosure agreements, inhibits efforts to market TI. (iii) To prove its value, TI is often bundled into complete products, such as a computer chip or pharmaceutical product. Efficient exchange, by contrast, would involve merely the raw information. (iv) Sellers’ superior knowledge about TI’s value make buyers wary of overpaying. (v) Inefficient contracts are often designed to secure rents from TI. For example, licensing agreements charge more than marginal cost. These contracting difficulties affect the way TI is produced, encouraging self-reliance. This should be an advantage to large firms. However, small research and development firms spend more per employee than large firms, and nonprofit universities are major producers. Networks of organizational relationships, particularly between universities and industry, are critical in transmitting TI. Implicit barter—money for guidance—is common. Property rights for TI are hard to establish. Patents, quite suitable for better mousetraps, are inadequate for an era when we design better mice. Much TI is not patented, and what is patented sets fuzzy demarcations. New organizational forms are a promising approach to contracting difficulties for TI. Webs of relationships, formal and informal, involving universities, start-up firms, corporate giants, and venture capitalists play a major role in facilitating the production and spread of TI. PMID:8917488

Zeckhauser, Richard

1996-01-01

389

The challenge of contracting for technological information.  

PubMed

Contracting to provide technological information (TI) is a significant challenge. TI is an unusual commodity in five ways. (i) TI is difficult to count and value; conventional indicators, such as patients and citations, hardly indicate value. TI is often sold at different prices to different parties. (ii) To value TI, it may be necessary to "give away the secret." This danger, despite nondisclosure agreements, inhibits efforts to market TI. (iii) To prove its value, TI is often bundled into complete products, such as a computer chip or pharmaceutical product. Efficient exchange, by contrast, would involve merely the raw information. (iv) Sellers' superior knowledge about TI's value make buyers wary of overpaying. (v) Inefficient contracts are often designed to secure rents from TI. For example, licensing agreements charge more than marginal cost. These contracting difficulties affect the way TI is produced, encouraging self-reliance. This should be an advantage to large firms. However, small research and development firms spend more per employee than large firms, and nonprofit universities are major producers. Networks of organizational relationships, particularly between universities and industry, are critical in transmitting TI. Implicit barter-money for guidance-is common. Property rights for TI are hard to establish. Patents, quite suitable for better mousetraps, are inadequate for an era when we design better mice. Much TI is not patented, and what is patented sets fuzzy demarcations. New organizational forms are a promising approach to contracting difficulties for TI. Webs of relationships, formal and informal, involving universities, start-up firms, corporate giants, and venture capitalists play a major role in facilitating the production and spread of TI. PMID:8917488

Zeckhauser, R

1996-11-12

390

Transforming Health Care through Information Technology. Report to the President.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This is one in a series of reports to the President and Congress developed by the President's Information Technology Advisory Committee (PITAC) on key contemporary issues in information technology. This report argues that significant improvements in health care would be possible if modern clinical information systems were widely implemented and a…

Executive Office of the President, Washington, DC.

391

2011-2012 Annual Report 1Information Technology As our fifth Annual Report exemplifies, information technology continues to play  

E-print Network

leadership in high performance computing is not just about making the latest technology available to our#12;2011-2012 Annual Report 1Information Technology As our fifth Annual Report exemplifies, information technology continues to play an important role in advancing the University's strategic priorities

Portman, Douglas

392

1 ACIT Meeting Notes Advisory Committee for Information Technology  

E-print Network

1 ACIT Meeting Notes Advisory Committee for Information Technology Meeting Notes MEETING DATE: 11. There was less emphasis on technology and more on communication and governance structure. Mary will respond

California at Santa Cruz, University of

393

Missing Great Earthquakes  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The occurrence of three earthquakes with Mw greater than 8.8, and six earthquakes larger than Mw8.5, since 2004 has raised interest in the long-term rate of great earthquakes. Past studies have focused on rates since 1900, which roughly marks the start of the instrumental era. Yet substantial information is available for earthquakes prior to 1900. A re-examination of the catalog of global historical earthquakes reveals a paucity of Mw ? 8.5 events during the 18th and 19th centuries compared to the rate during the instrumental era (Hough, 2013, JGR), suggesting that the magnitudes of some documented historical earthquakes have been underestimated, with approximately half of all Mw?8.5 earthquakes missing or underestimated in the 19th century. Very large (Mw?8.5) magnitudes have traditionally been estimated for historical earthquakes only from tsunami observations given a tautological assumption that all such earthquakes generate significant tsunamis. Magnitudes would therefore tend to be underestimated for deep megathrust earthquakes that generated relatively small tsunamis, deep earthquakes within continental collision zones, earthquakes that produced tsunamis that were not documented, outer rise events, and strike-slip earthquakes such as the 11 April 2012 Sumatra event. We further show that, where magnitudes of historical earthquakes are estimated from earthquake intensities using the Bakun and Wentworth (1997, BSSA) method, magnitudes of great earthquakes can be significantly underestimated. Candidate 'missing' great 19th century earthquakes include the 1843 Lesser Antilles earthquake, which recent studies suggest was significantly larger than initial estimates (Feuillet et al., 2012, JGR; Hough, 2013), and an 1841 Kamchatka event, for which Mw9 was estimated by Gusev and Shumilina (2004, Izv. Phys. Solid Ear.). We consider cumulative moment release rates during the 19th century compared to that during the 20th and 21st centuries, using both the Hough (2013) compilation and the Global Earthquake Model (GEM) catalog released in June, 2013. The GEM catalog includes three 19th century earthquakes of M8.5 and three M8.4s, and no 19th century earthquakes larger than 8.5. Cumulative moment release rates are notoriously difficult to estimate, but using the Hough (2013) compilation the 19th century moment release rate appears to be roughly half of the rate during the instrumental era; using the GEM catalog the 19th century rate appears to be roughly ¼ the instrumental rate. Thus, either 1) the global moment release rate varies by a factor of two or more on century time scales, or 2) the best available historical catalogs significantly underestimate great earthquake magnitudes and overall moment release rates. One can also consider whether magnitudes of great earthquakes were systematically underestimated during the first half of the 20th century, prior to the advent of long-period seismometry. We consider whether the 19th century moment release rate can be made consistent with the rate during the instrumental era using individual event magnitudes within the uncertainties estimated by past published studies. Lastly we consider the expected variability in global moment release rate, assuming a linear b-value up to Mmax9.5 and a Poissonian rate.

Hough, S. E.; Martin, S.

2013-12-01

394

Earthquake prediction  

SciTech Connect

Mainland China is situated at the eastern edge of the Eurasian seismic system and is the largest intra-continental region of shallow strong earthquakes in the world. Based on nine earthquakes with magnitudes ranging between 7.0 and 7.9, the book provides observational data and discusses successes and failures of earthquake prediction. Derived from individual earthquakes, observations of various phenomena and seismic activities occurring before and after earthquakes, led to the establishment of some general characteristics valid for earthquake prediction.

Ma, Z.; Fu, Z.; Zhang, Y.; Wang, C.; Zhang, G.; Liu, D.

1989-01-01

395

Earthquake Myths  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This site serves to belie several popular myths about earthquakes. Students will learn that most earthquakes do not occur in the early morning and one cannot be swallowed up by an earthquake. In addition, there is no such thing as earthquake weather and California is not falling into the ocean. On the more practical side, students can learn that good building codes do not insure good buildings, it is safer under a table than in a doorway during an earthquake, and most people do not panic during an earthquake.

396

Caltech Earthquake Engineering Research Laboratory Technical Reports  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The California Institute of Technology Library System and the Earthquake Engineering Research Laboratory provides the Caltech Earthquake Engineering Research Laboratory Technical Reports Web site. Visitors will find access to technical reports by browsing the categorized sets from the Center for Research on the Prevention of Natural Disasters, Dynamics Laboratory, Earthquake Engineering Research Laboratory, and the Soil Mechanics Laboratory, as well as the section entitled Policy Documents. The materials can also be viewed by year (going back to 1952) or fully searched to gain access to the full-text reports, which include offerings like Impact of Seismic Risk on Lifetime Property Values. Although the topics covered are somewhat limited on the site, those interested will appreciate the well organized and informative resources provided.

397

Accessing Current, Recent and Historical Earthquake Data  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This site explains the many Internet tools that are currently available for accessing earthquake data. Students discover that by using these tools one can obtain information (such as location, origin time and magnitude) about the most recent earthquakes; search historical earthquake catalogs for earthquakes in a given region over a selected time period; and view, download or make maps of recent or historical earthquake activity of the world or of a selected region. They also learn that the tools support education and research activities related to earthquakes such as: maintaining a classroom map of significant earthquakes; calculating earthquake magnitude from educational seismograph records and comparing with official magnitude estimates; obtaining historical earthquake data for a specific area to relate a recent event to the background seismicity; and analyzing sequences of earthquake activity. There is a link to information about obtaining and using seismograms.

Braile, Larry

398

Does information matter? A research note on information technologies and political protest  

Microsoft Academic Search

The lack of attention paid to information technologies in predicting variations of political protest in cross-national studies is surprising. Given the amount of research that has been done on the impact of communication on behavior and the spread of information technologies across the globe, there is reason to believe that information technologies do play a part in the political process

Toby A. Ten Eyck

2001-01-01

399

[New information technologies and health consumerism].  

PubMed

Concepts related to consumption have shifted to include social processes not previously covered by traditional categories. The current review analyzes the application of classical concepts of consumerism to practices recently identified in the health field, like the phenomenon of cyberchondria. The theoretical challenge relates to the difficulty in extrapolating from the economic perspectives of consumerism to self-care issues in the context of information and communication technologies (ICTs). Drawing on recent anthropological categories, the study seeks to understand the phenomenon of self-care commodification under the imperative of self-accountability for health. New consumer identities are described in light of the unprecedented issues concerning technical improvements currently altering the nature of self-care. The study concludes that health is consumed as vitality, broken down into commercial artifacts in the context of a new bioeconomy - no longer linked to the idea of emulation and possession, but to forms of self-perception and self-care in the face of multiple risks and new definitions of the human being. PMID:21229207

Vasconcellos-Silva, Paulo Roberto; Castiel, Luis David; Bagrichevsky, Marcos; Griep, Rosane Harter

2010-08-01

400

Medical Information & Technology: Rapidly Expanding Vast Horizons  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

During ÑMedical Council Of India?, Platinum Jubilee Year (1933-2008) Celebrations, In Year 2008, Several Scientific Meeting/Seminar/Symposium, On Various Topics Of Contemporary Importance And Relevance In The Field Of ÑMedical Education And Ethics?, Were Organized, By Different Medical Colleges At Various Local, State, National Levels. The Present Discussion, Is An Comprehensive Summary Of Various Different Aspects of ìMedical Information Communication Technologyî, Especially UseFul For The Audience Stratum Group Of Those Amateur Medical & Paramedical Staff, With No Previous Work Experience Knowledge Of Computronics Applications. Outlining The, i.Administration Applications: Medical Records Etc, ii. Clinical Applications: Pros pective Scope Of TeleMedicine Applicabilities Etc iii. Other Applications: Efforts To Augment Improvement Of Medical Education, Medical Presentations, Medical Education And Research Etc. ÑMedical Trancription? & Related Recent Study Fields e.g ÑModern Pharmaceuticals?,ÑBio-Engineering?, ÑBio-Mechanics?, ÑBio-Technology? Etc., Along With Important Aspects Of Computers-General Considerations, Computer Ergonomics Assembled To Summarize, The AwareNess Regarding Basic Fundamentals Of Medical Computronics & Its Practically SuccessFul Utilities.

Sahni, Anil K.

2012-12-01

401

Towards implementation of the GRiD MT algorithm for near real-time calculation of moment tensors at the Alaska Earthquake Information Center  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The Alaska Earthquake Information Center (AEIC) locates approximately 30,000 earthquakes a year and is the primary source for earthquake information for the state of Alaska. This information is vital for the state; the most seismically active in the Union and home to significant infrastructure such as the Trans-Alaska Pipeline and Anchorage, a city with a population of over 295,000. The ability to quickly characterize an earthquake's moment and mechanism and make this information available to the public is a fundamental component of the AEIC's mission. In order to enhance the AEIC's capabilities in this regard, we are implementing the GRiD MT algorithm. This algorithm monitors a grid of potential sources by continuously cross-correlating pre-computed Green's functions with a data stream, allowing source locations and mechanisms to be determined rapidly. The algorithm has been employed effectively by the Berkeley Seismological Laboratory, the Earthquake Research Institute at the University of Tokyo, and by Academia Sinica in Taiwan. We show preliminary results for Alaska obtained by running the off-line, research version of the GRiD MT code for a 8°×8° grid that covers Anchorage and a segment of the Aleutian megathrust. Because even broad-band instruments may be off scale in the event of a large earthquake, we applied the algorithm to both strong-motion and high-rate GPS data. The results show that the algorithm is able to quickly produce accurate moment tensors for test cases employing both synthetic and real data. Based on these encouraging initial results, we are now incorporating GRiD MT into the AEIC's monitoring infrastructure by developing an interface for the Antelope real-time system and by expanding the grid to cover a larger portion of the Alaska region. Moment tensors determined by GRiD MT will complement the AEIC's existing real-time monitoring capability.

Macpherson, K. A.; Ruppert, N. A.; Dreger, D. S.; Lombard, P. N.; Freymueller, J. T.; Nicolsky, D.; Guilhem, A.

2013-12-01

402

Electronic Discovery and the Adoption of Information Technology  

E-print Network

After firms adopt electronic information and communication technologies, their decision-making leaves a trail of electronic information that may be more extensive and accessible than a paper trail. We ask how the expected ...

Tucker, Catherine Elizabeth

403

Information Technologies as Vehicles of Evolution.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Technology contributes to the growth of human knowledge in five distinct, though overlapping, ways: (1) all technologies are material embodiments and thus more or less durable records of ideas that have survived some test with external reality; (2) telescopes, microscopes, and similar technologies extend external experience and knowledge to areas…

Levinson, Paul

404

Simulating Earthquakes for Science and Society: Earthquake Visualizations Ideal for use in Science Communication and Education  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

The Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC) has been developing groundbreaking computer modeling capabilities for studying earthquakes. These visualizations were initially shared within the scientific community but have recently gained visibility via television news coverage in Southern California. Computers have opened up a whole new world for scientists working with large data sets, and students can benefit from the same opportunities (Libarkin & Brick, 2002). For example, The Great Southern California ShakeOut was based on a potential magnitude 7.8 earthquake on the southern San Andreas fault. The visualization created for the ShakeOut was a key scientific and communication tool for the earthquake drill. This presentation will also feature SCEC Virtual Display of Objects visualization software developed by SCEC Undergraduate Studies in Earthquake Information Technology interns. According to Gordin and Pea (1995), theoretically visualization should make science accessible, provide means for authentic inquiry, and lay the groundwork to understand and critique scientific issues. This presentation will discuss how the new SCEC visualizations and other earthquake imagery achieve these results, how they fit within the context of major themes and study areas in science communication, and how the efficacy of these tools can be improved.

de Groot, R.

2008-12-01

405

Recent Earthquakes in California and Nevada  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This site from the US Geological Survey provides information and updates about the recent earthquakes in California and Nevada. Data include magnitude, time, location, coordinates, and depth for each earthquake, and each data page points to additional sources of information for the given earthquake. Users can access information via a clickable map of California or specialty maps of Long Valley, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Alternately, the site allows visitors to select an earthquake from a list of big earthquakes or a list of all earthquakes.

406

Information Technology for Health Care in Mozambique  

E-print Network

setting for the implementation and introduction of health information systems. With its brutal, colonial is, by furthering more effective health information management, to encourage more decentralized

Monteiro, Eric

407

Inside Earthquakes  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

By watching this National Geographic video, you will witness the destructive power of earthquakes. You will watch home videos taken during earthquake tremors and you will go inside the Earth for the birth of a quake.

2010-01-01

408

Earthquake Demonstration  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This demonstration uses an "earthquake machine" constructed from bricks, sand paper, and a winch, to simulate the buildup of elastic strain energy prior to a seismic event and the release of that energy during an earthquake.

409

The influence of information technology on patient-physician relationships  

Microsoft Academic Search

Interpersonal relationships and information are intertwined as essential cornerstones of health care. Although information\\u000a technology (IT) has done much to advance medicine, we are not even close to realizing its full potential. Indeed, issues related\\u000a to mismanaging health information often undermine relationship-centered care. Information technology must be implemented in\\u000a ways that preserve and uplift relationships in care, while accommodating major

Michael Weiner; Paul Biondich

2006-01-01

410

EQInfo - earthquakes world-wide  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

EQInfo is a free Android app providing recent earthquake information from various earthquake monitoring centers as GFZ, EMSC, USGS and others. It allows filtering of agency, region and magnitude as well as controlling update interval, institute priority and alarm types. Used by more than 25k active users and beeing in the top ten list of Google Play, EQInfo is one of the most popular apps for earthquake information.

Weber, Bernd; Herrnkind, Stephan

2014-05-01

411

Earthquake prediction  

Microsoft Academic Search

Mainland China is situated at the eastern edge of the Eurasian seismic system and is the largest intra-continental region of shallow strong earthquakes in the world. Based on nine earthquakes with magnitudes ranging between 7.0 and 7.9, the book provides observational data and discusses successes and failures of earthquake prediction. Derived from individual earthquakes, observations of various phenomena and seismic

Z. Ma; Z. Fu; Y. Zhang; C. Wang; G. Zhang; D. Liu

1989-01-01

412

Overlap in the 2010 AVO and AEIC earthquake catalogs Michael West  

E-print Network

earthquakes along the Alaska-Aleutian volcanic arc. The Alaska Earthquake Information the entire state of Alaska, the majority of these earthquakes also follow the arcOverlap in the 2010 AVO and AEIC earthquake catalogs Michael West

West, Michael

413

An Integrated Approach to Information Technology in Schools--Bradford City Technology College.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The City Technology Colleges in Great Britain were developed to teach science and information technology to students from 11 to 18 years of age. The approach adopted at the Bradford City Technology College, which was to open in September 1990, is one in which emphasis is given to combining established technologies with a new educational context.…

Gomersall, I. R.

414

Religious Education and Information Technology: Challenges and Problems  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

With advances in information technology, the velocity of information production on the global level has expanded as well. This acceleration has led to the delegitimizing of knowledge, the equating of information with knowledge, and the giving of predominance to information rather than knowledge. This advance has created epistemological challenges…

Sajjadi, Seyed Mahdi

2008-01-01

415

New disruptive technologies: the information professional’s role  

Microsoft Academic Search

It is noted how the traditional role of the information professional has been changed by the responsibility for assessing and introducing the wide range of new information technologies (IT). In addition to considering the content and value to the organization of new information resources, information professionals must also consider the readiness of the organization to accept their introduction and the

Susan Hallam

2001-01-01

416

Information and communication technologies in support of sustainable human development  

Microsoft Academic Search

Information and communication technologies (ICTs) have the potential for addressing many of the informational needs of human beings. Information is knowledge and knowledge creates power. Knowledge propels and sustains human development and can promote a healthy, growing equitable economy -- an economy where the benefits and opportunities are shared equitably among women, minorities, poor, immigrants and the handicapped. Information communication

El-Tayeb Amna Musa

1999-01-01

417

Annual Review of Information Science and Technology, 1998.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This review contains eight papers on topics within the field of information science and technology. The papers are divided into three sections as follows: (1) Planning Information Systems and Services, including "Information Ownership and Control" (Tomas A. Lipinski); and "Pricing and Marketing Online Information Services" (Sheila Anne Elizabeth…

Williams, Martha E., Ed.

1999-01-01

418

[Health Information Technology -where are we heading?].  

PubMed

The current issue of "Harefuah" dedicates a special corner to Health Information Technology (HIT), with a collection of five review papers discussing different areas of the field, focusing on its benefits to the quality of healthcare. In the first paper Topaz and Ash describe the United States MeaningfuL Use project, and list the lessons that the Israeli health system should learn from it. Zelingher and Ash analyze the decision of the Israeli Ministry of Health to move from the old coding system of ICD-9-CM to a combination of SNOMED-CT as a clinical terminology system and ICD-10-CM as the classification coding system. The authors conclude that achieving a standardized, homogenous and thorough coding of problems, diagnoses and procedures will enable interoperability in the Israeli health system. Shalom et al present us to the world of computerized clinical guidelines. They review the different projects that aim to bring tools and methods to transform the paper based guidelines to computer programs that support the everyday decisions that physicians take regarding their patients. The authors focus on their experience in developing methodology, tools and a library of computerized guidelines, and describe their evaluation in several projects. Shahar et al dive deeper to describe the challenge of representing time in cLinicaL guidelines and creating tools to discover new knowledge based on represented known knowledge. These two papers demonstrate the meaningful use of medicaL data. In the last article, Siegal addresses some legal concerns evolving from the HIT revolution, pointing to the emerging concepts in Israeli jurisprudence, which regards medical IT as an important contribution to patient empowerment, aspects of medical risk management and management of national health system resources. In the judgment of the Israeli court, a medical organization will possibly have to take the responsibiLity of not implementing a proven HIT system. This paper concludes with descriptions of two studies evaluating health information systems in Israel. These studies will be presented at the forthcoming conference of the IsraeLi Association of Medical Informatics (ILAMI). PMID:23885446

Ash, Nachman; Levy, Ilan

2013-05-01

419

Virtual Earthquake  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This interactive feature shows students how an earthquake epicenter is located and how Richter magnitude is determined. They will use recordings of seismograms from three stations (provided in the activity), learn the difference between the focus and epicenter of an earthquake, and that the magnitude of an earthquake is an estimate of the amount of energy that it has released.

Novak, Gary

420

The role of customer experience in technology strategy : implications for product adoption in information technology  

E-print Network

This research identifies and describes the impact of customer experience on the adoption of information technology products. The research findings are applied to the business case of a global technology firm entering into ...

Vernon, Mona Masghati

2011-01-01

421

45 CFR 170.210 - Standards for health information technology to protect electronic health information created...  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

... 2012-10-01 false Standards for health information technology to protect electronic health information created, maintained, and exchanged...170.210 Public Welfare DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES HEALTH INFORMATION...

2012-10-01

422

45 CFR 170.210 - Standards for health information technology to protect electronic health information created...  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

... 2011-10-01 false Standards for health information technology to protect electronic health information created, maintained, and exchanged...170.210 Public Welfare DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES HEALTH INFORMATION...

2011-10-01

423

45 CFR 170.210 - Standards for health information technology to protect electronic health information created...  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

... 2013-10-01 false Standards for health information technology to protect electronic health information created, maintained, and exchanged...170.210 Public Welfare DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES HEALTH INFORMATION...

2013-10-01

424

45 CFR 170.210 - Standards for health information technology to protect electronic health information created...  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

... 2010-10-01 false Standards for health information technology to protect electronic health information created, maintained, and exchanged...170.210 Public Welfare DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES HEALTH INFORMATION...

2010-10-01

425

Mercalli Earthquake Activity  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This activity is an inquiry approach to term and concept introduction. Students will work in a jigsaw format to read through the descriptions of eyewitness accounts from earthquakes and assess a Mercalli value. In the jigsaw groups, they will compare the different Mercalli and Richter values and describe the basic events that occurred during different earthquakes. They will share this information in order to collaboratively assess the strengths and weaknesses of this scale relative to the Richter magnitudes provided. They will also begin to determine what types of hazards result from earthquakes.

Kraft, Kaatje

426

Earthquakes: San Francisco  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The prediction of earthquakes may be inexact, but it is vital, especially when large cities such as San Francisco or Los Angeles are threatened. The San Andreas Fault and two other faults, the Heyward and Calaveras faults, all have the potential to deliver a massive earthquake to the San Francisco Bay area. In this video segment, a seismologist explains the historical pattern of seismic activity in the Bay area, and how this information may be used to predict the location and timing of San Francisco's next big earthquake. The segment is three minutes twenty-eight seconds in length. A background essay and discussion questions are included.

2011-05-13

427

Impact of Information Technology on Mathematics Education - A Slovenian Experience  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper deals with the effects of integration of information technology in mathematics education. For this purpose we study the effects information technology has on both the content of mathematical courses as well as the way of presentation of the content. We find out that the content and educational goals should not be changed radically as the main purpose of

Liljana Ferbar; Peter Trkman

2003-01-01

428

Issues in the illegal transference of US information technologies  

Microsoft Academic Search

US intellectual property (IP) is a key target of numerous other countries and individuals. Of specific interest to outsiders are technological resources. Illegally transferring information can range from the extreme of the often-glamorized international espionage to the more traditional and common gathering of competitive intelligence (CI). This paper will review the key issues in the illegal transference of information technologies

Daniel J. Morris; Lawrence P. Ettkin; Marilyn M. Helms

2000-01-01

429

Human resources management main role in information technology project management  

Microsoft Academic Search

Today the information technology is indeed a base of development for countries and a benchmark practice for leading and successful organizations. Success in this area depends on the success of micro and macro projects of information technology, and this success is not achievable unless all aspects, especially the most valuable element, e.g. the human resources, are considered. Because the policies

Hamid Tohidi

2011-01-01

430

Preparing for a New Century: Information Technology Workforce Needs.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The purpose of this project was to determine workforce needs in the new information technology/knowledge-based world in order to design a coherent minor program in information technology at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock for the non-technically oriented college student. The process consisted of three phases: site visits to five…

Teeter, Thomas A.; Bailey, Janet L.; Cherepski, Don D.; Faucett, John; Hines, Robert J.; Jovanovic, Nickolas S.; Tschumi, Pete; Walker, Jeffery T.; Watson, Gretchen B.

431

The Diffusion of Information Technology in the Human Services  

Microsoft Academic Search

The spread and utilization of information technology in the human services is examined using innovation diffusion theory. This examination is contextualized within the values basis of social work. Literature from the human services, the business sector, and the social sciences regarding the role of information technology is used to promote a broader perspective on the issues faced in innovation diffusion

Dale Fitch

2005-01-01

432

The role of information technology in health literacy research.  

PubMed

Without concerted effort, the current explosion in health information technology will further widen the digital health divide for individuals with inadequate health literacy. However, with focused investment of time and energy, technology has the potential for reducing disparities through intelligent, usable, and accessible systems that tailor information, advice, counseling, and behavioral support to an individual's need at a given time and place. PMID:23030559

Bickmore, Timothy W; Paasche-Orlow, Michael K

2012-01-01

433

Evaluating the Effect of Information Technology in Small Businesses  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Information technology (IT) has become a strategic vehicle for small businesses to achieve and sustain their competitive advantage. Prior research has suggested that information technology plays an important role in the decision-making process. The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between organizational IT performance and…

Newman, Peter

2010-01-01

434

SETS, March 2006Institute of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology  

E-print Network

SETS, March 2006Institute of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology Alg. & Tools" in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering (Master program or main study period for Diploma) · 30 min of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology Overview ATPG Fault-models & BIST for interconnections Test

Hellebrand, Sybille

435

Information Technology, Core Competencies, and Sustained Competitive Advantage.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Presents a model that depicts a possible connection between competitive advantage and information technology. Focuses on flexibility of the information technology infrastructure as an enabler of core competencies, especially mass customization and time-to-market, that have a relationship to sustained competitive advantage. (Contains 82…

Byrd, Terry Anthony

2001-01-01

436

Information Nano-Technologies: Transition from Classical to Quantum  

E-print Network

In this presentation are discussed some problems, relevant with application of information technologies in nano-scale systems and devices. Some methods already developed in quantum information technologies may be very useful here. Here are considered two illustrative models: representation of data by quantum bits and transfer of signals in quantum wires.

Alexander Yu. Vlasov

2009-12-04

437

Enterprise Information Technology Organizational Flexibility: Managing Uncertainty and Change  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Chief Information Officers (CIOs) lead enterprise information technology organizations (EITOs) in today's dynamic competitive business environment. CIOs deal with external and internal environmental changes, changing internal customer needs, and rapidly changing technology. New models for the organization include flexibility and suggest that CIOs…

Patten, Karen Prast

2009-01-01

438

Embracing Statistical Challenges in the Information Technology Age  

Microsoft Academic Search

This article examines the role of statistics in the age of information technology (IT). It begins by examining the current state of IT and of the cyberinfrastructure initiative aimed at integrating the technologies into science, engineering, and education to convert massive amounts of data into useful information. Selected applications from science and text processing are introduced to provide concrete examples

Bin Yu

2007-01-01

439

Information technologies for comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography  

E-print Network

Review Information technologies for comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography Stephen E December 2003 Available online 8 March 2004 Abstract Comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography (GC Ã?-dimensional gas chromatography; GCÃ?GC; Information technology; Image processing; Visualization; Computer

Reichenbach, Stephen E.

440

[Information and communication technologies in pediatrics, ethical reflection].  

PubMed

Information and communication technologies play an important role in the field of paediatrics. These aids diversify and supplement information and medical monitoring, and call also transform the helping relationship between the nurse and the child. Some areas of reflection enable these technologies to be approached from an ethical angle. PMID:22616458

Dutier, Aurélien

2012-01-01

441

Schools Coping with the Impact of Information Technology.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Discusses school responses to changes in information technology, based on survey data and case studies of four school districts in Manitoba, Canada. Financial, administrative, and political issues appear to have dominated the agenda. Debates over priorities, costs, and expectations of teachers have been central. Information technology has not yet…

Riffel, J. Anthony; Levin, Benjamin

1997-01-01

442

What to Do BEFOREBEFORE an Earthquake What to Do DURINGDURING an Earthquake  

E-print Network

What to Do BEFOREBEFORE an Earthquake What to Do DURINGDURING an Earthquake What to Do AFTERAFTER an Earthquake For Local Emergency Managers & CitizensFor Local Emergency Managers & Citizens BE PREPARED! For more information, log onto: www.gema.ga.gov www.ready.ga.gov www.geophysics.eas.gatech.edu Earthquake

Weber, Rodney

443

Information technology and the developing world: opportunities and obstacles  

SciTech Connect

The developing countries, although not homogeneous, share a growing recognition of the importance of information technology for fostering the development process. Rapid advancements in computer and telecommunications technologies offer new opportunities for improved resource management and for the successful employment of these tools in rural areas. Although developing nations have responded enthusiastically to the advantages of modern information technology, they are equally cognizant of the negative impact that reliance on foreign technology and services may have. As a result, developing countries are taking a number of actions at the national, regional, and international levels to ensure their active participation in the emerging Information Age. 25 references.

Bortnick, J.

1983-01-01

444

Influence of Information Technologies on Kinesiology and Physical Education  

Microsoft Academic Search

The rapid advances made in information technologies over the past few years and the belief that technological change is neither additive nor subtractive to our state of affairs but that it generates total change, suggests that it is timely to consider the implications of these technologies for teaching, research, and professional activity. The task of trying to understand the future

Terry R. Haggerty

1997-01-01

445

Improving Outcome Assessment in Information Technology Program Accreditation  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

As of March 2010, there were fourteen Information Technology programs accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, known as ABET, Inc (ABET Inc. 2009). ABET Inc. is the only recognized institution for the accreditation of engineering, computing, and technology programs in the U.S. There are currently over 128 U.S. schools…

Goda, Bryan S.; Reynolds, Charles

2010-01-01

446

1 ACIT Meeting Notes Advisory Committee for Information Technology  

E-print Network

1 ACIT Meeting Notes Advisory Committee for Information Technology Meeting Notes MEETING DATE: 12. Larrabee] Tracy Larrabee presented on her use of technology in the classroom. Her experience has been that there is the same face time and interaction as in-class education, and technology only enriches the learning

California at Santa Cruz, University of

447

Advances in the application of information technology to sport performance  

Microsoft Academic Search

This paper overviews the diverse information technologies that are used to provide athletes with relevant feedback. Examples taken from various sports are used to illustrate selected applications of technology-based feedback. Several feedback systems are discussed, including vision, audition and proprioception. Each technology described here is based on the assumption that feedback would eventually enhance skill acquisition and sport performance and,

Dario G. Liebermann; Larry Katz; Mike D. Hughes; Roger M. Bartlett; Jim McClements; Ian M. Franks

2002-01-01

448

North Carolina Community College System Information Resources and Technology Plan.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

The North Carolina Community College System engaged in a strategic planning process in 1998 that was the basis for the information resources and technology plans for the entire System. A focus of the planning was technology, and a technology environmental scanning team developed a set of planning assumptions, which led to the creation of 15 goals…

North Carolina Community Coll. System, Raleigh.

449

Localized technological change, new information technology and the knowledge-based economy: The European evidence  

Microsoft Academic Search

.   This work analyzes the co-evolution of new information and communication technologies and the knowledge-intensive business\\u000a industry. New information technology affects the actual conditions of information, its basic characteristics of appropriation\\u000a and tradability, favouring the role of business services as forces of interaction between knowledge components in the generation\\u000a of new technology. Empirical analyses, based on input\\/output statistics of the

Cristiano Antonelli

1998-01-01

450

Glacial earthquakes.  

PubMed

We have detected dozens of previously unknown, moderate earthquakes beneath large glaciers. The seismic radiation from these earthquakes is depleted at high frequencies, explaining their nondetection by traditional methods. Inverse modeling of the long-period seismic waveforms from the best-recorded earthquake, in southern Alaska, shows that the seismic source is well represented by stick-slip, downhill sliding of a glacial ice mass. The duration of sliding in the Alaska earthquake is 30 to 60 seconds, about 15 to 30 times longer than for a regular tectonic earthquake of similar magnitude. PMID:14512505

Ekström, Göran; Nettles, Meredith; Abers, Geoffrey A

2003-10-24

451

Improved information processing and dissemination through the introduction of new technology  

SciTech Connect

This paper discusses the following topic on information technology: technology signals a liberation; application of information technology; optical character recognition; optical memories; and planning considerations and the future.

Spath, C E; Marsh, Jr, F E

1983-10-01

452

75 FR 55301 - Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; National Institute of Standards and Technology...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Institute of Standards and Technology Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request...Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Manufacturing...techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted...

2010-09-10

453

75 FR 55303 - Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; National Institute of Standards and Technology...  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Institute of Standards and Technology Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request...Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Manufacturing...techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted...

2010-09-10

454

UH Information Technology Services: Faculty Development Program  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Universities are increasingly looking toward technology to overcome geographical barriers to access, and this has placed new demands on faculty to explore the potential of technology in their classrooms. As a result, faculty development in the use of appropriate applications for teaching and learning has become a critical issue. In the 2000…

Okimoto, Hae

2002-01-01

455

Progress of the earthquake early warning system in Fujian, China  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

In this article, we systematically introduce the latest progress of the earthquake early warning (EEW) system in Fujian, China. We focus on the following key technologies and methods: continuous earthquake location and its error evaluation; magnitude estimation; reliability judgment of EEW system information; use of double-parameter principle in EEW system information release threshold; real-time estimation of seismic intensity and available time for target areas; seismic-monitoring network and data sharing platform; EEW system information release and receiving platform; software test platform; and test results statistical analysis. Based on strong ground motion data received in the mainshock of the Wenchuan earthquake, the EEW system developed by the above algorithm is simulated online, and the results show that the system can reduce earthquake hazards effectively. In addition, we analyzed four earthquake cases with magnitude greater than 5.5 processed by our EEW system since the online-testing that was started one year ago, and results indicate that our system can effectively reduce earthquake hazards and have high practical significance.

Jin, Xing; Wei, Yongxiang; Li, Jun; Zhang, Hongcai; Ma, Qiang; Kang, Lanchi

2013-12-01

456

Honshu Mw=9 Earthquake 11 March 2011  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This web page, from CIRES, provides information, diagrams, and movies related to the March 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami. These visualizations include mechanisms behind the earthquake and tsunami as well as information about the aftermath of these events. A section on Japan's nuclear power stations and earthquakes is also included.

Bilham, Roger; Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Science (CIRES) at University of Colorado, Boulder

457

Evolving Information Technology: A Case Study of the Effects of Constant Change on Information Technology Instructional Design Architecture  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

A major challenge for Information Technology (IT) programs is that the rapid pace of evolution of computing technology leads to frequent redesign of IT courses. The problem is exacerbated by several factors. Firstly, the changing technology is the subject matter of the discipline and is also frequently used to support instruction; secondly, this…

Helps, Richard

2010-01-01

458

Listening to data from the 2011 magnitude 9.0 Tohoku-Oki, Japan, earthquake  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

It is important for seismologists to effectively convey information about catastrophic earthquakes, such as the magnitude 9.0 earthquake in Tohoku-Oki, Japan, to general audience who may not necessarily be well-versed in the language of earthquake seismology. Given recent technological advances, previous approaches of using "snapshot" static images to represent earthquake data is now becoming obsolete, and the favored venue to explain complex wave propagation inside the solid earth and interactions among earthquakes is now visualizations that include auditory information. Here, we convert seismic data into visualizations that include sounds, the latter being a term known as 'audification', or continuous 'sonification'. By combining seismic auditory and visual information, static "snapshots" of earthquake data come to life, allowing pitch and amplitude changes to be heard in sync with viewed frequency changes in the seismograms and associated spectragrams. In addition, these visual and auditory media allow the viewer to relate earthquake generated seismic signals to familiar sounds such as thunder, popcorn popping, rattlesnakes, firecrackers, etc. We present a free software package that uses simple MATLAB tools and Apple Inc's QuickTime Pro to automatically convert seismic data into auditory movies. We focus on examples of seismic data from the 2011 Tohoku-Oki earthquake. These examples range from near-field strong motion recordings that demonstrate the complex source process of the mainshock and early aftershocks, to far-field broadband recordings that capture remotely triggered deep tremor and shallow earthquakes. We envision audification of seismic data, which is geared toward a broad range of audiences, will be increasingly used to convey information about notable earthquakes and research frontiers in earthquake seismology (tremor, dynamic triggering, etc). Our overarching goal is that sharing our new visualization tool will foster an interest in seismology, not just for young scientists but also for people of all ages.

Peng, Z.; Aiken, C.; Kilb, D. L.; Shelly, D. R.; Enescu, B.

2011-12-01

459

Better learning of mechanics through information technology  

E-print Network

(cont.) visualize complex geometric arrangements. Finally, the tools developed represent an alternative to what learning technology has always done; transmit academic knowledge to the student. These tools are an example ...

Regalado S., Carlos A. (Carlos Andrés Regalado Santamaría), 1971-

2004-01-01

460

Biblio Tech Review: Information Technology for Libraries  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This new online publication, provided by Biblio Tech Ltd., is designed to keep interested readers up-to-date with the latest library automation technologies and news. In addition to industry and technology news, the magazine will feature product reviews, surveys, and an industry suppliers directory. The most recent issue includes articles on the first network computers, OPAC standards, and a review of LibTech '97.

1997-01-01

461

Scholars Debate the Implications of Information Technology for Scientific Journal Publishing  

NSF Publications Database

... by today's information technologies. Not surprisingly, these technologies have, over the last 20 ... technology. Current estimates place the number of electronic journals in science, technology, and ...

462

s information technology provides industry with  

E-print Network

- tions, which are capable of modeling rapid changes in business policies, workflow and information of flexible and extensible prod- ucts for enterprise resource planning (ERP), manufacturing execution sys

Fayad, Mohamed

463

Information Technology Research (ITR) for National Priorities  

NSF Publications Database

... nsf.gov C. Suzanne Iacono, ITR Program Director, Directorate for Computer & Information Science & ... gov John C. Cherniavsky, Senior EHR Advisor for Research, Directorate for Education & Human ...

464

Information Technologies for the 1980's: Lasers and Microprocessors.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

This discussion of the development and application of lasers and microprocessors to information processing stresses laser communication in relation to capacity, reliability, and cost and the advantages of this technology to real-time information access and information storage. The increased capabilities of microprocessors are reviewed, and a…

Mathews, William D.

465

Applications of Intelligent Information Technology in food logistics  

Microsoft Academic Search

There is an increasing demand for the transparency and traceability in food supply chain. From the raw material to the sale of goods, more and more information needs to be gathered and made available. Supplementary information may also be collected at any step, in order to provide data for analysis and optimization of production practices. Intelligent Information Technology such as

Kou Xiaohong; Wang Jun; Li Lei; Xie Bing; Xiao Huazhi

2010-01-01

466

Growth and development of information and communication technologies in Bangladesh  

Microsoft Academic Search

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to highlight the present status of information and communication technology (ICT) in Bangladesh and to represent the scenario of growth and development of ICT in relation to the evolution of the information explosion with the aim of providing better library and information services in Bangladesh. Design\\/methodology\\/approach – Documentary sources and direct observation

Anwarul Islam; Anisur Rahman

2006-01-01

467

Information Dissemination and Technology Transfer in Telecommunications.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

Using a model of scientific and technical information transfer as a framework, this document focuses on four types of activities: the generation or authorship of telecommunications information and its publication, distribution, and use. Different forms of publication are considered in each functional area, though primary emphasis is on the…

Roderer, Nancy K.; King, Donald W.

468

Bachelor of InformatIon technology (BIt)  

E-print Network

; the online portfolio must be completed by the same date. Admissions Committee School of Information artwork drawing game design graphic design multimedia design painting photography sculpture set design recognize and respect the importance of privacy. Personal information that we collect is kept confidential

Dawson, Jeff W.

469

Online Technologies for Health Information and Education: A literature review  

PubMed Central

There is a growing body of research focused on the use of social media and Internet technologies for health education and information sharing. The authors reviewed literature on this topic, with a specific focus on the benefits and concerns associated with using online social technologies as health education and communication tools. Studies suggest that social media technologies have the potential to safely and effectively deliver health education, if privacy concerns are addressed. Utility of social media-based health education and communication will improve as technology developers and public health officials determine ways to improve information accuracy and address privacy concerns. PMID:24465171

Gill, Harkiran K.; Gill, Navkiranjit; Young, Sean D.

2014-01-01

470

A New Look at NASA: Strategic Research In Information Technology  

NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

This viewgraph presentation provides information on research undertaken by NASA to facilitate the development of information technologies. Specific ideas covered here include: 1) Bio/nano technologies: biomolecular and nanoscale systems and tools for assembly and computing; 2) Evolvable hardware: autonomous self-improving, self-repairing hardware and software for survivable space systems in extreme environments; 3) High Confidence Software Technologies: formal methods, high-assurance software design, and program synthesis; 4) Intelligent Controls and Diagnostics: Next generation machine learning, adaptive control, and health management technologies; 5) Revolutionary computing: New computational models to increase capability and robustness to enable future NASA space missions.

Alfano, David; Tu, Eugene (Technical Monitor)

2002-01-01

471

Physicians' adoption of information technology: a consumer behavior approach.  

PubMed

Studies report physician resistance to information technology in a time when the practice of medicine could benefit from technological support. Anecdotally, it is suspected that lack of training, discomfort with technological innovations, a perceived shift in the doctor/patient relationship, or medical/legal issues may account for this circumstance. Empirical studies attribute this lag to age, personality factors, behavioral issues, and occupational influences. This paper integrates the information technology and consumer behavior literatures to discuss physicians' acceptance, adoption, and application of IT. PMID:11873454

Eger, M S; Godkin, R L; Valentine, S R

2001-01-01

472

Interactive Technologies in a Large Enrollment Class A Case Study in Information Technology  

E-print Network

1 Interactive Technologies in a Large Enrollment Class A Case Study in Information Technology appropriate way for children to learn science is through hands-on activities. Yet many universities provide Cycle is the use of technology. During both the exploration and the application phases students

Zollman, Dean

473

Kids' Club — Information Technology Research with Kids  

Microsoft Academic Search

The Kids' Club is an activating research environment where children between 10 and 13 act together with research workers for developing novel concretizing technique systems for educational technology. It is noteworthy that in the Kids' Club not only the kids are learning, but the interaction between the research workers and the kids is bi-directional. It is well justified to claim

Pasi J. Eronen; Erkki Sutinen; Mikko Vesisenaho; Marjo Virnes

2002-01-01

474

Cabling Pathway Solutions for Information Technology.  

ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

When planning a school-technology upgrade, a primary concern is flexibility. A building's cabling pathways must be able to be easily upgraded, reconfigured, and relocated. While a flexible wire and cable-management system may be more expensive to install than other solutions, an accessible design will offer labor savings over the life of the…

Desrosiers, Bill

1999-01-01

475

Does knowledge signify protection? The SEISMOPOLIS centre for improvement of behavior in case of an earthquake  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

It is vastly accepted that earthquake education is the way to earthquake protection. Nonetheless experience demonstrates that knowing what to do does not necessarily result in a better behaviour in case of a real earthquake. A research project titled: "Seismopolis" - "Pilot integrated System for Public Familiarization with Earthquakes and Information on Earthquake Protection" aimed at the improvement of the behaviour of people through an appropriate amalgamation of knowledge transfer and virtually experiencing an earthquake situation. Seismopolis combines well established education means such as books and leaflets with new technologies like earthquake simulation and virtual reality. It comprises a series of 5 main spaces that the visitor passes one-by-one. Space 1. Reception and introductory information. Visitors are given fundamental information on earthquakes and earthquake protection, as well as on the appropriate behaviour in case of an earthquake. Space 2. Earthquake simulation room Visitors experience an earthquake in a room. A typical kitchen is set on a shake table area (3m x 6m planar triaxial shake table) and is shaken in both horizontal and vertical directions by introducing seismographs of real or virtual earthquakes. Space 3. Virtual reality room Visitors may have the opportunity to virtually move around in the building or in the city after an earthquake disaster and take action as in a real-life situation, wearing stereoscopic glasses and using navigation tools. Space 4. Information and resources library Visitors are offered the opportunity to know more about earthquake protection. A series of means are available for this, some developed especially for Seismopolis (3 books, 2 Cds, a website and an interactive table game). Space 5. De-briefing area Visitors may be subjected to a pedagogical and psychological evaluation at the end of their visit and offered support if needed. For the evaluation of the "Seismopolis" Centre, a pilot application of the complete complex took place with the participation of different groups (schoolchildren, university students, adults, elderly persons, emigrants and persons with special needs). This test period recorded positive impression and reaction from the visitors and indicated the pedagogical and psychological appropriateness of the system. Seismopolis is the outcome of collaboration of public, academic and private partners and of a range of disciplines, namely seismologists, geologists, structural engineers, geographers, sociologists and psycologists. It is actually hosted by the Municipality of Rendis in Athens. More information on Seismopolis can be found in www.seismopolis.org .

Dandoulaki, M.; Kourou, A.; Panoutsopoulou, M.

2009-04-01

476

Information Science and Technology: Celebrating the Future  

E-print Network

Laboratory investigates how social systems, such as markets, political processes, and organizations between molecular biology, medical research, and public health. Physicist David Goodstein (Vice Provost- ing, and exploiting information in and across the physical, biological, engineer- ing, and social

477

Earthquake Plotting  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

This activity has students gather and plot records of earthquakes. It is designed to be either long or short term, depending on the needs of the instructor. Students will gain practice working with map coordinates while becoming familiar with the frequency of earthquake occurrences, the location and magnitude of earthquakes, and the locations of plate boundaries. In addition, this exercise will illustrate the importance of measurements, data storage, analysis and worldwide scientific collaboration.

Rauch, Arden

478

Hidden earthquakes  

SciTech Connect

Seismologists generally look for earthquakes to happen along visible fault lines, e.g., the San Andreas fault. The authors maintain that another source of dangerous quakes has been overlooked: the release of stress along a fault that is hidden under a fold in the earth's crust. The paper describes the differences between an earthquake which occurs on a visible fault and one which occurs under an anticline and warns that Los Angeles greatest earthquake threat may come from a small quake originating under downtown Los Angeles, rather than a larger earthquake which occurs 50 miles away at the San Andreas fault.

Stein, R.S.; Yeats, R.S.

1989-06-01

479

The use of information technology in large animal veterinary education.  

PubMed

To facilitate large animal veterinary education, information technology has to connect the classroom to the farm. Technology needs to be portable, durable, and cost-effective. Dairy production medicine was one of the first areas in veterinary medicine to use computers to manage large sets of milk production-related data. Now equine practice has embraced technology in almost every diagnostic imaging methodology. The personal desktop assistant (PDA) has allowed students to take large volumes of information with them during clinical rotations. The technology is advancing so quickly that it is difficult to keep up with new software and hardware developments, let alone purchase the most current versions. This article reviews information technology as it is used in large animal practice and, consequently, in large animal veterinary education. PMID:14976617

Dascanio, John J

2003-01-01

480

78 FR 7784 - Health Information Technology Policy Committee Nomination Letters  

Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

...Information Technology Policy Committee (Health IT Policy Committee) and gave the Comptroller General...from a labor organization representing health care workers. For appointments to the HIT Policy committee to be made by April 1,...

2013-02-04

481

48 CFR 1352.239-71 - Electronic and information technology.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

...239-71 Federal Acquisition Regulations System DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE CLAUSES AND FORMS SOLICITATION PROVISIONS AND CONTRACT CLAUSES Text of Provisions and Clauses 1352.239-71 Electronic and information technology....

2013-10-01

482

48 CFR 1352.239-71 - Electronic and information technology.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

...239-71 Federal Acquisition Regulations System DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE CLAUSES AND FORMS SOLICITATION PROVISIONS AND CONTRACT CLAUSES Text of Provisions and Clauses 1352.239-71 Electronic and information technology....

2012-10-01

483

48 CFR 1352.239-71 - Electronic and information technology.  

Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

...239-71 Federal Acquisition Regulations System DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE CLAUSES AND FORMS SOLICITATION PROVISIONS AND CONTRACT CLAUSES Text of Provisions and Clauses 1352.239-71 Electronic and information technology....

2011-10-01

484

Emerging information technology and the expanding role of technical communicators  

E-print Network

Emerging information technology is expanding the role of technical communicators. Functionality present in software tools contributes to a re-definition of what tasks technical communicators currently perform and how they will use object management...

McGuire, Richard Charles

2012-06-07

485

Enterprise information technology project portfolio selection through system dynamics simulations  

E-print Network

As companies are increasingly relying on information technologies (IT) to help maintain their existing and develop new competitive advantages, investing effectively in IT is becoming more and more important. One of the ...

Zhou, Bin, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2007-01-01

486

Healthcare information portal: a web technology for the healthcare community  

Microsoft Academic Search

Telemedicine technology already provides tremendous social benefits. A comprehensive, Web-based healthcare information portal would be a major further advancement. This article discusses the need for developing such a portal, proposes a framework, and analyses its benefits and challenges.

David C. Chou; Amy Y. Chou

2002-01-01

487

Information processing techniques program. Volume 1: Packet speech systems technology  

NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

This report describes work performed on the Packet Speech Systems Technology Program sponsored by the Information Processing Techniques Office of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency during the period 1 October 1979 through 1 March 1980.

Weinstein, C. J.; Blankenship, P. E.

1980-03-01

488

The Impact of Information Technologies on Air Transportation  

E-print Network

The Air Transportation System and several key subsystems including the Aircraft, Airline, and Air Traffic Management are modeled as interacting control loops. The impact of Information Technologies on each of these subsystems ...

Hansman, R. John

489

Experiences in Teaching an Online Course in Information Technology  

Microsoft Academic Search

Virginia Tech initiated a Master of Information Technology degree program in Fall 1998 and began online delivery of the program in Fall 2000. One of the first of three online courses offered in Fall 2000 was \\

Scott F. Midkiff; Luiz A. DaSilva; William O. Plymale

2001-01-01

490

1 ACIT Meeting Notes Advisory Committee for Information Technology  

E-print Network

1 ACIT Meeting Notes Advisory Committee for Information Technology Meeting Notes MEETING DATE: 3 the potential of being disruptive. Rollouts should be thoroughly crash tested and investigated for potential

California at Santa Cruz, University of

491

Using Virtual Teamwork to Produce an Information Technology Magazine  

E-print Network

The fast paced world of Information Technology is constantly changing. News magazines are one frequently used resource in the never-ending battle to stay current. While it takes a large company to produce a nationally-recognized ...

Berkley, Travis J.

2006-05-19

492

INFSCI 2927 Independent Study in Application of Information Technology  

E-print Network

Study in Application of Information Technology Term: Fall 2005 Advisor: Dr. Peter Brusilovsky Topic on the distance. Two dimensions representation has been widely used a wonderful invention like Maps to clearly

Brusilovsky, Peter

493

Exploiting Information Technology for Development: A Case Study of India.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

This paper proposes a framework for developing a national strategy for information technology development and diffusion in support of economy-wide competitiveness. The specific country case is India, a developing economy with substantial promise to become...

N. Hanna

1994-01-01

494

Mineral and Management Service: Information Technology Strategic Plan and Information Guide 2005-2007.  

National Technical Information Service (NTIS)

The Information Technology (IT) Strategic Plan and Information Guide for the Minerals Management Service (MMS) provide a three-year detailed guide of the goals, strategies and performance measures listed below. The IT goals support the goals of the Presid...

2008-01-01

495

DoD & Information Technology Related Acronyms  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

If you've ever explored government webpages, you've probably noticed the extensive use of acronyms. This website from Data & Analysis Center for Software (DACS) provides a list of Department of Defense (DoD) specific acronyms and technology acronyms. The acronyms are listed alphabetically. From this list, it seems as if just about everything is given an acronym, even if that acronym is already used for something else.

496

The Influence of Information Technology on Spatial Development  

Microsoft Academic Search

We live in an era of rapid change moving towards the information \\/ knowledge \\/ network society. eCity, eRegion, eCountry, eEurope and the like are targets of many authorities round the world. One of the driving forces of this development is the new information and commu- nication technology, ICT. This technology has progressed rapidly during the last 20 years and

Juha TALVITIE

497

Earthquakes Forces of Nature: What Causes Earthquakes? (Frame Three)  

NSDL National Science Digital Library

The representation shows the relationship between plate tectonics and earthquakes (click on Tab 3). A world map shows the location of the San Andreas Fault and a cut away close up view of the fault area. Informational text about plate tectonics describes the causes of earthquakes.

498

Advanced Instrumentation, Information, and Control Systems Technologies Technical Program Plan  

SciTech Connect

Reliable instrumentation, information, and control (II&C) systems technologies are essential to ensuring safe and efficient operation of the U.S. light water reactor (LWR) fleet. These technologies affect every aspect of nuclear power plant (NPP) and balance-of-plant operations. In 1997, the National Research Council conducted a study concerning the challenges involved in modernization of digital instrumentation and control systems in NPPs. Their findings identified the need for new II&C technology integration.

Bruce Hallbert

2012-09-01

499

Information Technology and Art: Concepts and State of the Practice  

Microsoft Academic Search

\\u000a The interaction between information technology (IT) and art is an increasing trend. Science, art and technology have been\\u000a connected since the 60’s, when scientists, artists, and inventors started to cooperate and use electronic instruments to create\\u000a art. In 1960 Marshall McLuhan predicted the idea that the era of “machine-age” technology was next to close, and the electronic\\u000a media were creating

Salah Uddin Ahmed; Cristoforo Camerano; Luigi Fortuna; Mattia Frasca; Letizia Jaccheri

2009-01-01

500

Plugging in: Utilizing information technology in health science education  

Microsoft Academic Search

Modern health care education requires effective testing of students, ability to efficiently conduct program evaluation, and availability of specialized technical personnel to foster increased utilization of technology. These activities are best accomplished through an integrated information technology (IT) plan. The transition from a paper-and-pencil system to a technology-driven system is a complex endeavor. However, this must be accomplished for an

Josh Hamilton

2010-01-01