Category: European

  • Youth Unemployment and Social Exclusion: Comparison of Six by Thomas Kieselbach (auth.), Prof. Dr. Thomas Kieselbach

    By Thomas Kieselbach (auth.), Prof. Dr. Thomas Kieselbach (eds.)

    This quantity attracts realization to the concept that of social exclusion within the context of unemployment in addition to to weak teams of younger unemployed individuals with regard to social exclusion in six ecu international locations. it truly is established upon the result of a global examine venture (Youth Unemployment an Social Exclusion: Dimensions, Subjective studies, and cutting edge Institutional Responses in Six nations of the european) (YUSEDER) performed within the framework of the study programme distinct Socio-Economic examine (TSER) of the ecu fee. companions from six eu international locations with differing clinical backgrounds (health psychology, public wellbeing and fitness study, psychatry, business sociology, scientific sociology) from six eu international locations participated during this project.
    the concept that of social exclusion has won a powerful significance within the ecu coverage debate. The refused access to the hard work marketplace for individuals of the more youthful new release raises the danger of social exclusion for the affected adolescence in addition to for the social cloth often. The contributions of this quantity illustrate an preliminary method of analysing and evaluating theoretical reflections concerning the which means and volume of social exclusion for younger unemployed humans from a comparative viewpoint. The examine has been conducted in 3 Northern ecu nations (Sweden, Germany, Belgium) an 3 Southern eu nations (Spain, Italy, Greece). for every kingdom a selected nationwide file ist presented.
    The comparative part describes and makes an attempt to give an explanation for the similarities and dissimilarities among nations having particularly varied histrorical and social understandings of being socially excluded or marginalised für younger people

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  • Screening European Heritage: Creating and Consuming History by Paul Cooke, Rob Stone

    By Paul Cooke, Rob Stone

    This booklet presents a different exam of ways Europe’s previous is represented on modern monitors and what this says approximately modern cultural attitudes to historical past. How do historic dramas come to television and cinema displays throughout Europe? How is that this formed by means of the rules and practices of cultural associations, from media investment forums to vacationer corporations and background websites? Who watches those productions and the way are they fed on in cinemas, on television and online?, are only many of the questions this quantity seeks to respond to. From The Lives of Others to Game of Thrones, ancient dramas are a very obvious a part of mainstream ecu movie construction, frequently producing significant nationwide debates at the function of the prior in modern nationwide id construction.

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  • Machine Learning and Knowledge Discovery in Databases: by Tengfei Ji, Dongqing Yang, Jun Gao (auth.), Hendrik

    By Tengfei Ji, Dongqing Yang, Jun Gao (auth.), Hendrik Blockeel, Kristian Kersting, Siegfried Nijssen, Filip Železný (eds.)

    This three-volume set LNAI 8188, 8189 and 8190 constitutes the refereed lawsuits of the ecu convention on computing device studying and information Discovery in Databases, ECML PKDD 2013, held in Prague, Czech Republic, in September 2013. The 111 revised learn papers offered including five invited talks have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from 447 submissions. The papers are equipped in topical sections on reinforcement studying; Markov selection strategies; lively studying and optimization; studying from sequences; time sequence and spatio-temporal info; info streams; graphs and networks; social community research; ordinary language processing and data extraction; score and recommender structures; matrix and tensor research; dependent output prediction, multi-label and multi-task studying; move studying; bayesian studying; graphical versions; nearest-neighbor equipment; ensembles; statistical studying; semi-supervised studying; unsupervised studying; subgroup discovery, outlier detection and anomaly detection; privateness and safety; review; purposes; and clinical applications.

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  • The Beginnings of Western Science: The European Scientific by David C. Lindberg

    By David C. Lindberg

    Whilst it used to be first released in 1992, The Beginnings of Western Science used to be lauded because the first profitable try ever to provide a unified account of either old and medieval technological know-how in one quantity. Chronicling the advance of clinical rules, practices, and associations from pre-Socratic Greek philosophy to late-Medieval scholasticism, David C. Lindberg surveyed all of the most vital subject matters within the heritage of technological know-how, together with advancements in cosmology, astronomy, mechanics, optics, alchemy, common background, and medication. additionally, he provided an illuminating account of the transmission of Greek technology to medieval Islam and for this reason to medieval Europe.            The Beginnings of Western technology was, and continues to be, a landmark within the heritage of technological know-how, shaping the best way scholars and students comprehend those significantly formative sessions of medical improvement. It reemerges the following in a moment variation that incorporates revisions on approximately each web page, in addition to a number of sections which have been thoroughly rewritten. for instance, the part on Islamic technology has been completely retooled to bare the value and class of medieval Muslim clinical fulfillment. And the ebook now displays a sharper understanding of the significance of Mesopotamian technology for the improvement of Greek astronomy. In all, the second one variation of The Beginnings of Western Science captures the present country of our figuring out of greater than millennia of technological know-how and provides to proceed to motivate either scholars and basic readers.
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  • Developing Sustainable Careers Across the Lifespan: European by Ans De Vos, Jean-Marie Dujardin, Tim Gielens, Caroline

    By Ans De Vos, Jean-Marie Dujardin, Tim Gielens, Caroline Meyers

    This booklet deals insights into facilitating sustainable careers during the learn of a large interdisciplinary diversity of coverage investigations and review of ongoing practices within the box. via assessing and evaluating the transferability of guidelines and solid practices among agencies in ten nations and areas of the ecu Union this e-book considers the advance of sustainable careers around the lifespan on the degrees of people, businesses and structures. This ebook is the fruits of a study undertaking from the overseas eu Social Fund community on ‘Career and Age, iteration, Experience(AGE)’. It discusses and gives observations on key issues on the ecu point: the way to make humans paintings longer, stay employable, enhance sustainable potential ? how you can adapt the paintings atmosphere and human source administration guidelines at employer’s point ? and at last, how can public gurus take measures and incentives to help sustainable careers for individuals?

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  • Computer Vision – ECCV 2010: 11th European Conference on by Zhiwu Lu, Horace H. S. Ip (auth.), Kostas Daniilidis, Petros

    By Zhiwu Lu, Horace H. S. Ip (auth.), Kostas Daniilidis, Petros Maragos, Nikos Paragios (eds.)

    The 2010 variation of the eu convention on machine imaginative and prescient used to be held in Heraklion, Crete. the decision for papers attracted an absolute checklist of 1,174 submissions. We describe the following the choice of the approved papers: Thirty-eight region chairs have been chosen coming from Europe (18), united states and Canada (16), and Asia (4). Their choice used to be in response to the next standards: (1) Researchers who had served a minimum of twice as region Chairs in the prior years at significant imaginative and prescient meetings have been excluded; (2) Researchers who served as sector Chairs on the 2010 desktop imaginative and prescient and trend attractiveness have been additionally excluded (exception: ECCV 2012 application Chairs); (3) Minimization of overlap brought through zone Chairs being former pupil and advisors; (4) 20% of the realm Chairs had by no means served earlier than in an enormous convention; (5) the world Chair choice procedure made all attainable efforts to accomplish an affordable geographic distribution among international locations, thematic parts and traits in computing device imaginative and prescient. each one quarter Chair was once assigned through this system Chairs among 28–32 papers. in line with paper content material, the world Chair steered as much as seven power reviewers in step with paper. Such project was once made utilizing all reviewers within the database together with the conflicting ones. this system Chairs manually entered the lacking clash domain names of roughly three hundred reviewers. in keeping with the advice of the realm Chairs, 3 reviewers have been chosen according to paper (with a minimum of one being of the head 3 suggestions), with 99.

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