Understanding Context Book

Understanding Context


  • Author : Andrew Hinton
  • Publisher : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • Release Date : 2014-12-02
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN 10 : 9781449326562

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To make sense of the world, we’re always trying to place things in context, whether our environment is physical, cultural, or something else altogether. Now that we live among digital, always-networked products, apps, and places, context is more complicated than ever—starting with "where" and "who" we are. This practical, insightful book provides a powerful toolset to help information architects, UX professionals, and web and app designers understand and solve the many challenges of contextual ambiguity in the products and services they create. You’ll discover not only how to design for a given context, but also how design participates in making context. Learn how people perceive context when touching and navigating digital environments See how labels, relationships, and rules work as building blocks for context Find out how to make better sense of cross-channel, multi-device products or services Discover how language creates infrastructure in organizations, software, and the Internet of Things Learn models for figuring out the contextual angles of any user experience

Fast and Efficient Context Aware Services Book

Fast and Efficient Context Aware Services


  • Author : Danny Raz
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2006-05-01
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 222
  • ISBN 10 : 9780470028681

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Fast and Efficient Context-Aware Services gives a thorough explanation of the state-of-the-art in Context-Aware-Services (CAS). The authors describe all major terms and components of CAS, defining context and discussing the requirements of context-aware applications and their use in 3rd generation services. The text covers the service creation problem as well as the network technology alternatives to support these services and discusses active and programmable networks in detail. It gives an insight into the practical approach followed in the CONTEXT project, supplying concrete guidelines for building successful context-aware services. Fast and Efficient Context-Aware Services: * Provides comprehensive and in-depth information on state-of-the-art CAS technology. * Proposes a system architecture for CAS creation and delivery, discussing service management and active network layers. * Describes the service lifecycle functional architecture, covering service authoring, customization, invocation, and assurance. * Explains system design considerations and details, system evaluation criteria, test-bed requirements, and evaluation results. Fast and Efficient Context-Aware Services is an invaluable resource for telecommunications developers, researchers in academia and industry, advanced students in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, telecoms operators, as well as telecommunication management and operator personnel.

National Science and Technology Strategies in a Global Context Book

National Science and Technology Strategies in a Global Context


  • Author : Institute of Medicine
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 1998-05-21
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 54
  • ISBN 10 : 0309173906

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This report covers discussions at a symposium on the International Context for National Science and Technology Strategies. The meeting was held May 7, 1997 at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C., and was organized by the Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable (GUIRR). The symposium featured presentations by experts representing academic, industry, and government viewpoints, from countries including China, Finland, France, Korea, Mexico, Poland, and the United States. The purpose of the activity was to explore how various countries and regions are developing science and technology strategies in the unfolding context of global economic integration and privatization, as well as mobility of people and information. The implications for future international cooperation were considered in this modern framework.

Casework in Context Book

Casework in Context


  • Author : D. E. F. Tilbury
  • Publisher : Pergamon
  • Release Date : 1977
  • Genre: Service social personnel
  • Pages : 362
  • ISBN 10 : NWU:35556003789070

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Theologies of the Gospel in Context Book

Theologies of the Gospel in Context


  • Author : David Schnasa Jacobsen
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2017-08-25
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9781498299251

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Many preachers and teachers of preaching talk about the gospel; few name it. Theologies of the Gospel in Context assembles a gifted group of homileticians who think that preachers need to be able to articulate the gospel not "in general," but in a certain time and place, in context. They consider what gospel sounds like for people under oppression, in capitalist economies, in neocolonial contexts, for survivors of trauma, and for disestablished mainline churches marred by racism. Preachers will appreciate these preacher/scholars' desire to articulate the gospel with clarity, especially since the term is so often left unexplained. Homileticians will see a new genre of doing their work as teachers and researchers in preaching: a vision that helps preaching see itself not just as an adjunct to exegesis or communication, but a place of doing theology. In these pages homiletics is more than technique, it is a truly theological discipline.

Context and Community Book

Context and Community


  • Author : Celia Keiko Rousseau
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 154
  • ISBN 10 : WISC:89081085284

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Europe in a Global Context Book

Europe in a Global Context


  • Author : Anne Sophie Krossa
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-09-16
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN 10 : 9780230344235

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Rethinking familiar frameworks and exploring new perspectives, this book provides a much-needed analysis of European culture, society and politics in a global context. With contributors from across the social sciences and thehumanities, this book highlights key topics and assesses the open ended question of Europe's place in a global age.

Social Construction in Context Book

Social Construction in Context


  • Author : Kenneth J Gergen
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2001-05-23
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 244
  • ISBN 10 : 0761965459

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This latest book by one the world's leading protagonists in the field will be welcomed not just by psychologists but by students, academics and professionals interested in social constructionism across a wide range of subjects. Social Construction in Context explores the potentials of social constructionist theory when placed in diverse intellectual and practical contexts. It demonstrates the achievements of social constructionism, and what it can now offer various fields of inquiry, both academic, professional and applied, given the proliferation of the theory across the social sciences and humanities.

On Text and Context Book

On Text and Context


  • Author : Eduardo Forastieri Braschi
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1980
  • Genre: Criticism
  • Pages : 159
  • ISBN 10 : UTEXAS:059173018624237

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The Middle Kingdom Ramesseum Papyri Tomb and its Archaeological Context Book

The Middle Kingdom Ramesseum Papyri Tomb and its Archaeological Context


  • Author : Gianluca Miniaci
  • Publisher : Nicanor Books
  • Release Date : 2020-08-15
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 9781838118013

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In 1895–96, William Matthew Flinders Petrie and James Edward Quibell discovered a shaft-tomb below the ‘Ramesseum’, the funerary temple of Ramses II at Thebes, Egypt. This is most famous for having the largest group of Middle Kingdom papyri – also known as the Ramesseum Papyri – found in a single spot together with a number of distinctive objects, such as carved ivory tusks and miniature figurines in various materials dated around XVIII century BC. Gianluca Miniaci attempts to thoroughly reconstruct the archaeological context of the tomb: the exact find spot (forgotten afterwards its discovery), its architecture, the identity of its owner(s) and recipient(s) of the assemblage of artifacts. A detailed analysis of the single artifacts – provided for the first with full color photographic records and drawings – and their network of relations gives new life to the Ramesseum assemblage after more than a century from its discovery.

Global Religious Movements in Regional Context Book

Global Religious Movements in Regional Context


  • Author : John Wolffe
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 370
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015060618983

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Global Religious Movements in Regional Context offers a wide-ranging exploration of the adaptation and diversity of religious traditions in various geographical, cultural and ethnic contexts within the contemporary world. The book analyses the complexities of the relationships between religion and globalization, and general trends and counter-trends in secularization. It argues that religions that 'go global' cannot remain unchanged by their importation into new cultures, and explores the creative tension between indigenization and a sense of global identity. The chapters focus on Evangelical and Pentecostal Christianity in the UK, the USA, Latin America and Africa, as well as the world-wide spread of Islam and of the Japanese-derived Buddhist movement, the Soka Gakkai. The five textbooks and Reader that make up the Religion Today Open University/Ashgate series are: o From Sacred Text to Internet o Religion and Social Transformations o Perspectives on Civil Religion o Global Religious Movements in Regional Context o Belief Beyond Boundaries o Religion Today: A Reader

Context of Scripture Book

Context of Scripture


  • Author : William W. Hallo
  • Publisher : Brill Academic Pub
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Bible
  • Pages : 636
  • ISBN 10 : 9004135677

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