Download The European Information Society: A Reality Check by Jan Servaes PDF

By Jan Servaes

The globalisation of social, cultural and financial family members is facilitated, and whilst conditioned through advancements within the details and communications applied sciences (ICT) and infrastructure. Human wisdom introduced mankind from an oral to a literate tradition, because of the discovery of print media. the advance of digital media within the final century prepared the ground for the data age, within which spatial and temporal constraints are lifted.

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Download New Trends in Database and Information Systems II: Selected by Nick Bassiliades, Mirjana Ivanovic, Margita Kon-Popovska, PDF

By Nick Bassiliades, Mirjana Ivanovic, Margita Kon-Popovska, Yannis Manolopoulos, Themis Palpanas, Goce Trajcevski, Athena Vakali (eds.)

This quantity comprises the papers of three workshops and the doctoral consortium, that are geared up within the framework of the 18th East-European convention on Advances in Databases and knowledge platforms (ADBIS’2014).

The 3rd foreign Workshop on GPUs in Databases (GID’2014) is dedicated to topics relating to usage of photographs Processing devices in database environments. using GPUs in databases has no longer but obtained sufficient consciousness from the database neighborhood. The purpose of the GID workshop is to supply a dialogue on popularizing the GPUs and offering a discussion board for dialogue with admire to the GID’s learn principles and their power to accomplish excessive speedups in lots of database applications.

The 3rd overseas Workshop on Ontologies Meet complex info structures (OAIS’2014) has a twofold aim to provide: new and tough matters within the contribution of ontologies for designing top of the range info platforms, and new study and technological advancements which use ontologies everywhere in the existence cycle of data systems.

The 1st foreign Workshop on applied sciences for caliber administration in hard purposes (TQMCA’2014) makes a speciality of caliber administration and its value in new fields resembling sizeable information, crowd-sourcing, and move databases. The Workshop has addressed the necessity to boost novel techniques and applied sciences, and to completely combine caliber administration into details approach administration.

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Download Politicization of Religion, the Power of Symbolism: The Case by G. Ognjenovic, J. Jozelic, Gorana Ognjenovi?, Jasna Jozeli? PDF

By G. Ognjenovic, J. Jozelic, Gorana Ognjenovi?, Jasna Jozeli?

There is a smart distinction among a conflict being labeled as "religious" and faith being politicized for the aim of accomplishing a political objective. but it can every now and then be tough to inform distinction among the 2. it may be specially demanding to take action whilst the adaptation among "pretend to be" and "is" is obscured virtually to some extent past reputation. within the quantity one,we study the mass creation and use of counterfeit non secular symbolism used for political reasons. In quantity of this e-book we concentration extra at the genuine sensible program of the symbolism in the context of nation, kingdom and religion: using counterfeit non secular symbolism to blur the fundamental contrast among "what is a true chance to a kingdom" and "what is not."

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Download The Conservative Party and European Integration since 1945: by Crowson PDF

By Crowson

This quantity offers an up to date and complete creation to British coverage in Europe. via exploring the schisms in the celebration over Europe, via basic source-based background and theoretical discourses of political technological know-how, N.J. Crowson supplies the reader the simplest experience of figuring out of ways and why the Conservative party’s coverage attitudes to eu integration have developed. The Conservative occasion and eu Integration considering 1945 adopts a thematic line established round chronological classes, 1945–75 and 1975–2006, and makes use of diverse methodological techniques. It explores the moving stances among Conservatives inside an monetary, political and foreign context because the occasion adjusted to the decline of Britain’s international position and the lack of empire. Crowson analyzes Britain’s function and dating with Europe including the learn of the Conservative social gathering, and bargains with financial, advertisement and fiscal matters, effectively bridging a major hole in any dialogue of the UK’s family with the eu Union and appreciation of the political international within which Conservative eu coverage has been framed and pursued considering that 1945. This publication is usually recommended for heritage analyzing in undergraduate classes in British politics and ecu heritage.

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Download Categorical Structures And Their Applications: Proceedings by W. Gahler, G. Preuss PDF

By W. Gahler, G. Preuss

The publication collects unique study papers on utilized express constructions, such a lot of that have been offered on the North-West ecu classification Seminar 2003 in Berlin. The spectrum of those mathematical effects displays the numerous pursuits of Horst Herrlich — one of many prime classification theorists of the area — to whom this quantity is devoted in view of his sixty fifth birthday. The ebook includes purposes of express tools in numerous branches of arithmetic corresponding to algebra, research, good judgment and topology, in addition to fuzzy constructions and laptop technological know-how. on the finish of the publication the reader will discover a whole checklist of Horst Herrlich’s guides.

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