Finding the Concept  Not Just the Word Book

Finding the Concept Not Just the Word


  • Author : Brandy King
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2008-08-30
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9781780631721

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Finding the Concept Not Just the Word Book Description :

Aimed at students and professionals within Library and Information Services (LIS), this book is about the power and potential of ontologies to enhance the electronic search process. The book will compare search strategies and results in the current search environment and demonstrate how these could be transformed using ontologies and concept searching. Simple descriptions, visual representations, and examples of ontologies will bring a full understanding of how these concept maps are constructed to enhance retrieval through natural language queries. Readers will gain a sense of how ontologies are currently being used and how they could be applied in the future, encouraging them to think about how their own work and their users' search experiences could be enhanced by the creation of a customized ontology. The authors, a librarian and software consultant, use their expertise to convey both the information science and technical aspects of ontologies and semantic search Written for librarians. Unlike most work on ontologies which is highly technical and written for professionals in computer science and knowledge management, this text is easy to understand and highlights applications of this technology that are most relevant Case studies of real life ontologies give a practical look at how they are currently being used

Psycholinguistics Book

Psycholinguistics


  • Author : Lise Menn
  • Publisher : Plural Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-01-01
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 552
  • ISBN 10 : 9781597569385

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Psycholinguistics Book Description :

Psycholinguistics: Introduction and Applications, Second Edition is the first textbook in psycholinguistics created for working language professionals and students in speech-language pathology and language education, as well as for students in psychology and linguistics. It provides a clear, lively introduction to research and ideas about how human brains process language in speaking, understanding, and reading. Within a unifying framework of the constant interplay of bottom-up (sensory) and top-down (knowledge-based) processing across all language uses and modalities, it is an integrated, self-contained, fully updated account of psycholinguistics and its clinical and pedagogical applications. In this second edition, author Lise Menn is joined by leading brain researcher and aphasiologist, Nina Dronkers. The significantly revised brain chapter contains current findings on brain structure and function, including the roles of newly delineated fiber tracts and language areas outside Broca's and Wernicke's areas. Fully-explained examples are taken from Spanish and other languages as well as English. Five core chapters (language description; brain structure and function; pragmatic and semantic stages of speech production; syntactic, morphological, phonological, and phonetic stages of speech production; and experimental psycholinguistics) form the foundation for chapters, presenting classic and recent research on aphasia, first language development, reading, and second language learning. A final chapter demonstrates how linguistics and psycholinguistics can and should inform classroom and clinical practice in test design and error analysis, while also explaining the care that must be taken in translating theoretically based ideas into such real-world applications. Concepts from linguistics, neurology, and experimental psychology are kept vivid by illustrations of their uses in the real world, the clinic, and language teaching. Technical terms are clearly explained in cont

Semantic Web Services  Theory  Tools and Applications Book

Semantic Web Services Theory Tools and Applications


  • Author : Cardoso, Jorge
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2007-03-31
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 372
  • ISBN 10 : 9781599040479

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Semantic Web Services Theory Tools and Applications Book Description :

"This book brings together researchers, scientists, and representatives from different communities to study, understand, and explore the theory, tools, and applications of the semantic Web. It joins the semantic Web, ontologies, knowledge management, Web services, and Web processes into one fully comprehensive resource, serving as the platform for exchange of both practical technologies and research"--Provided by publisher.

Faith That Saves  What Is It   Book

Faith That Saves What Is It


  • Author : Norman W. Fisk Ph. D.
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2009-11-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 102
  • ISBN 10 : 9781435704770

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Faith That Saves What Is It Book Description :

A study between the difference in what the bible teaches and what denominationalism teaches about the kind of faith that saves. This book points out the vast difference in what has evolved into the montra of the denominational "faith only" and "once saved, always saved" doctrines and what the bible really says. Everyone who espires to true salvation should read this work.

After Cognitivism Book

After Cognitivism


  • Author : Karl Leidlmair
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2009-09-01
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages : 229
  • ISBN 10 : 1402099924

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After Cognitivism Book Description :

There is a basic perplexity in our times. On the one hand, we ?nd a blind trust in technology and rationalism. In our neo-liberalistically dominated world only what can be rapidly exploited and commercialized seems to count. The only opposing reaction to this kind of rationalism is an extreme rejection of all kinds of reasoning, and sometimes attendant religious fundamentalism. But instead of re?ecting on the limits and possibilites of reasoning, dialogue is replaced by a demagogic struggle between cultures. One cause of the blind trust in technology is misunderstandings about the sign- cance and the application of theories in the reception of the so-called Enlightenment. The Enlightenment is essentially characterized by two forces: (i) the conception of society as a social contract and (ii) the new science (New- nian physics, etc.). But as a result we lost ground: Atomistic individualism nourished the illusion of a self-contained ego prior to man’s entering into a shared inter-subjective world. And in the new science, our constructions of reality became autonomous and indep- dent of our interventions. Thus we became caught in the inherent dynamism of our computational constructions of reality. Science, as it is applied today, operates with far too simple parameters and model-theoretic constructions – erroneously taking the latter (the models) as literal descriptions of reality.

Logic and the Organization of Information Book

Logic and the Organization of Information


  • Author : Martin Frické
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-02-09
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 312
  • ISBN 10 : 9781461430889

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Logic and the Organization of Information Book Description :

Logic and the Organization of Information closely examines the historical and contemporary methodologies used to catalogue information objects—books, ebooks, journals, articles, web pages, images, emails, podcasts and more—in the digital era. This book provides an in-depth technical background for digital librarianship, and covers a broad range of theoretical and practical topics including: classification theory, topic annotation, automatic clustering, generalized synonymy and concept indexing, distributed libraries, semantic web ontologies and Simple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS). It also analyzes the challenges facing today’s information architects, and outlines a series of techniques for overcoming them. Logic and the Organization of Information is intended for practitioners and professionals working at a design level as a reference book for digital librarianship. Advanced-level students, researchers and academics studying information science, library science, digital libraries and computer science will also find this book invaluable.

PC World Book

PC World


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  • Genre: IBM Personal Computer
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  • ISBN 10 : UVA:X002570253

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Formative Assessment for Secondary Science Teachers Book

Formative Assessment for Secondary Science Teachers


  • Author : Erin Marie Furtak
  • Publisher : Corwin Press
  • Release Date : 2009-07-06
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 159
  • ISBN 10 : 9781412972208

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Formative Assessment for Secondary Science Teachers Book Description :

Covering physics/physical science, life science/biology, earth and space science, and chemistry, this research-based guide shows secondary teachers how to develop and use formative assessments to enhance learning in science.

Concepts of Messiah Book
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Concepts of Messiah


  • Author : Yehoiakin Ben Ya'ocov
  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Release Date : 2012-07
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 180
  • ISBN 10 : 9781449757441

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Concepts of Messiah Book Description :

What is a Messiah? We have heard this word a lot, echoing down through the centuries. It is used by three major religions on this planet: Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. Who is the Messiah? What is, or what will his purpose be? And if he has already come, then what was his purpose? Will he return? If you ask this question to clerics of the three monotheistic religions, they each will give you a different answer and a different name. Each of these clerics will have a different concept of Messiah. In this book, Messianic Jewish "moreh" (teacher), cantor, and writer YEHOIAKIN BEN YA'OCOV explores each of the concepts in detail, in an easy-to-read format. Bet Doresh Messianic Jewish Ministries of New Mexico 2622 West Texas Street Carlsbad, New Mexico 88220 [email protected]

Phenomenology and Dialectical Materialism Book

Phenomenology and Dialectical Materialism


  • Author : Trân Duc Thao
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 244
  • ISBN 10 : 9789400951914

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Phenomenology and Dialectical Materialism Book Description :

Tran Duc Thao, a brilliant student of philosophy at the Ecole Normale Super ieure within the post-1935 decade of political disaster, born in Vietnam shortly after the F ir st World War, recipient of a scholarship in Paris in 1935 37, was early noted for his independent and originaI mind_ While the 1930s twisted down to the defeat of the Spanish Republic, the compromise with German Fascism at Munich, and the start of the Second World War, and while the 1940s began with hypocritical stability at the Western Front fol lowed by the defeat of France, and the occupation of Paris by the German power together with French collaborators, and the n ended with liberation and a search for a new understanding of human situations, the young Thao was deeply immersed in the classical works of European philosophy. He was al so the attentive but critical student of a quite special generation of French metaphysicians and social philosophers: Gaston Berger, Maurice Merleau Ponty, Emile Brehier, Henri Lefebvre, Rene le Senne, Jean-Paul Sartre, perhaps the young Louis Althusser. They, in their several modes of response, had been meditating for more than a decade on the philosophy of Edmund Husserl, which came to France in the thirties as a new metaphysical enlighten ment - phenomenology.

AAAI 99 Book

AAAI 99


  • Author : American Association for Artificial Intelligence
  • Publisher : Aaai Press
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 998
  • ISBN 10 : UCSD:31822027890540

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AAAI 99 Book Description :

The annual AAAI National Conference provides a forum for information exchange and interaction among researchers from all disciplines of AI. Contributions include theoretical, experimental, and empirical results. Topics cover principles of cognition, perception, and action; the design, application, and evaluation of AI algorithms and systems; architectures and frameworks for classes of AI systems; and analyses of tasks and domains in which intelligent systems perform. Distributed for the AAAI Press

Finding and Confirming Truth Book

Finding and Confirming Truth


  • Author : John Pletz
  • Publisher : University Press of America
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages : 133
  • ISBN 10 : 9780761850588

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Finding and Confirming Truth Book Description :

In this book, Pletz explains that truth is more than mere affirmation. It also is the conclusion reached when we have effectively confirmed that an assertion accurately depicts the facts that it describes. He also discusses the process used in identifying and verifying factual truth.

Knowing from Words Book

Knowing from Words


  • Author : Bimal K. Matilal
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-06-29
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 390
  • ISBN 10 : 9789401720182

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Knowing from Words Book Description :

Never before, in any anthology, have contemporary epistemologists and philosophers of language come together to address the single most neglected important issue at the confluence of these two branches of philosophy, namely: Can we know facts from reliable reports? Besides Hume's subversive discussion of miracles and the literature thereon, testimony has been bypassed by most Western philosophers; whereas in classical Indian (Pramana) theories of evidence and knowledge philosophical debates have raged for centuries about the status of word-generated knowledge. `Is the response "I was told by an expert on the subject" as respectable as "I saw" or "I inferred" in answer to "How do you know?"' is a question answered in diverse and subtle ways by Buddhists, Vaisesikas and Naiyayikas. For the first time this book makes available the riches of those debates, translating from Sanskrit some contemporary Indian Pandits' reactions to Western analytic accounts of meaning and knowledge. For advanced undergraduates in philosophy, for researchers - in Australia, Asia, Europe or America - on epistemology, theory of meaning, Indian or comparative philosophy, as well as for specialists interested in this relatively fresh topic of knowledge transmission and epistemic dependence this book will be a feast. After its publication analytic philosophy and Indian philosophy will have no excuse for shunning each other.

The Nietzsche Disappointment Book

The Nietzsche Disappointment


  • Author : Nickolas Pappas
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages : 267
  • ISBN 10 : 0742543471

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The Nietzsche Disappointment Book Description :

The Nietzsche Disappointment confronts Nietzsche's recurrent, symptomatic struggles with causal accounts. His explanations of past and future raise high hopes; when they fail they are responsible for profound disappointment.

Finding Language and Imagery Book

Finding Language and Imagery


  • Author : Jennifer L. Lord
  • Publisher : Fortress Press
  • Release Date : 2009-11-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 93
  • ISBN 10 : 9781451410969

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Finding Language and Imagery Book Description :

Sermons use words. And though it may seem obvious that preachers should be careful and exacting in word choice, preachers often set aside this aspect of preaching in favor of exegesis, form, and sermonic focus, and make such language work a secondary task. In Finding Language and Imagery, Jennifer L. Lord asserts that, because language shapes faith, preachers must be disciplined to find fresh words for sermons and to make good choices about both their own words and those borrowed from others. By presenting key tools and terms, along with writing, exercises, Lord helps users develop both their understanding of language and their skills to capture the religious imagination of their listeners. Book jacket.

Finding Information about Children Book

Finding Information about Children


  • Author : Yvonne Marie Vissing
  • Publisher : Nova Science Pub Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Child welfare
  • Pages : 197
  • ISBN 10 : CORNELL:31924090111034

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Finding Information about Children Book Description :

This book is a guide to help in locating information and data to aid and support children. It is divided into chapters in which some special aspect of child research is the focus. Chapter One deals exclusively with how to find United States government agency information about children. Another chapter focuses on issues of child health, while another concerns itself with legal issues that pertain to children. There is an overview chapter for those who wish to know more about the intricacies of how to use the Internet to find information about children. At the end of this book, there is information on key child-oriented professional agencies, and a user-friendly index for finding basic web sites that address child-oriented topics.

Right Hemisphere Language Comprehension Book

Right Hemisphere Language Comprehension


  • Author : Mark Jung Beeman
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2013-02-01
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 424
  • ISBN 10 : 9781134794294

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Right Hemisphere Language Comprehension Book Description :

The statement, "The Right Hemisphere (RH) processes language"--while not exactly revolutionary--still provokes vigorous debate. It often elicits the argument that anything the RH does with language is not linguistic but "paralinguistic." The resistance to the notion of RH language processing persists despite the fact that even the earliest observers of Left Hemisphere (LH) language specialization posited some role for the RH in language processing, and evidence attesting to various RH language processes has steadily accrued for more than 30 years. In this volume, chapters pertain to a wide, but by no means, exhaustive set of language comprehension processes for which RH contributions have been demonstrated. The sections are organized around these processes, beginning with initial decoding of written or spoken input, proceeding through semantic processing of single words and sentences, up to comprehension of more complex discourse, as well as problem solving. The chapters assembled here should begin to melt this resistance to evidence of RH language processing. This volume's main goal is to compile evidence about RH language function from a scattered literature. The editorial commentaries concluding each section highlight the relevance of these phenomena for psycholinguistic and neuropsychological theory, and discuss similarities and apparent discrepancies in the findings reported in individual chapters. In the final chapter, common themes that emerge from the enterprise of studying RH language and future challenge for the field are reviewed. Although all chapters focus only on "typical" laterality of right handed people, this work provides a representative sample of the current state of the art in RH language research. Important features include: * a wide range of coverage from speech perception and reading through complex discourse comprehension and problem-solving; * research presented from both empirical and theoretical perspectives; and * commentaries and conclu

Online Retrieval Book
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Online Retrieval


  • Author : Geraldene Walker
  • Publisher : Libraries Unlimited
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 312
  • ISBN 10 : 1563086573

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Online Retrieval Book Description :

This comprehensive introduction gives basic how-to information on the use of online systems, discusses topics for which there are no accepted paradigms, and presents alternative points of view within a framework of previous research. Expanding on their immensely popular and critically acclaimed first edition, the authors have added extensive new material addressing Internet search and retrieval techniques as well as the more traditional Dialog and Lexis-Nexis services.

Finding an Ending Book
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Finding an Ending


  • Author : Philip Kitcher
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2004-03-31
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 0199839794

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Finding an Ending Book Description :

Few musical works loom as large in Western culture as Richard Wagner's four-part Ring of the Nibelung. In Finding an Ending, two eminent philosophers, Philip Kitcher and Richard Schacht, offer an illuminating look at this greatest of Wagner's achievements, focusing on its far-reaching and subtle exploration of problems of meanings and endings in this life and world. Kitcher and Schacht plunge the reader into the heart of Wagner's Ring, drawing out the philosophical and human significance of the text and the music. They show how different forms of love, freedom, heroism, authority, and judgment are explored and tested as it unfolds. As they journey across its sweeping musical-dramatic landscape, Kitcher and Schacht lead us to the central concern of the Ring--the problem of endowing life with genuine significance that can be enhanced rather than negated by its ending, if the right sort of ending can be found. The drama originates in Wotan's quest for a transformation of the primordial state of things into a world in which life can be lived more meaningfully. The authors trace the evolution of Wotan's efforts, the intricate problems he confronts, and his failures and defeats. But while the problem Wotan poses for himself proves to be insoluble as he conceives of it, they suggest that his very efforts and failures set the stage for the transformation of his problem, and for the only sort of resolution of it that may be humanly possible--to which it is not Siegfried but rather Br?nnhilde who shows the way. The Ring's ending, with its passing of the gods above and destruction of the world below, might seem to be devastating; but Kitcher and Schacht see a kind of meaning in and through the ending revealed to us that is profoundly affirmative, and that has perhaps never been so powerfully and so beautifully expressed.