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  • Publisher : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • Release : 02 December 2014
  • ISBN : 9781449326562
  • Page : 464 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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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

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Understanding Context

Understanding Context
  • Author : Andrew Hinton
  • Publisher : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • Release Date : 2014-12-02
  • ISBN : 9781449326562
GET THIS BOOKUnderstanding Context

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

Neural Circuits for Context-specific Expression of Pavlovian Fear Memory After Extinction

Neural Circuits for Context-specific Expression of Pavlovian Fear Memory After Extinction
  • Author : Jennifer A. Hobin
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2005
  • ISBN : UOM:39015062412831
GET THIS BOOKNeural Circuits for Context-specific Expression of Pavlovian Fear Memory After Extinction

Casework in Context

Casework in Context
  • Author : D. E. F. Tilbury
  • Publisher : Pergamon
  • Release Date : 1977
  • ISBN : NWU:35556003789070
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Fast and Efficient Context-Aware Services

Fast and Efficient Context-Aware Services
  • Author : Danny Raz,Arto Tapani Juhola,Joan Serrat-Fernandez,Alex Galis
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2006-05-01
  • ISBN : 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,

National Science and Technology Strategies in a Global Context

National Science and Technology Strategies in a Global Context
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,National Academy of Engineering,National Academy of Sciences,Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 1998-05-21
  • ISBN : 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

Context

Context
  • Author : Herbert L. Meiselman
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-04-20
  • ISBN : 9780128144961
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Context: The Effects of Environment on Product Design and Evaluation addresses the environment, or context, in which we consume products and the impact of context on choice and acceptability. The book explores what context is, how it influences design by specialists, and acceptance by consumers. Chapters discuss the basics of context, food and drink in context, testing a range of other products, and other contextual variables. Historically, research on context has been done in the laboratory and various natural locations,

Theologies of the Gospel in Context

Theologies of the Gospel in Context
  • Author : David Schnasa Jacobsen
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2017-08-25
  • ISBN : 9781498299251
GET THIS BOOKTheologies of the Gospel in Context

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

Context and Community

Context and Community
  • Author : Celia Keiko Rousseau
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2002
  • ISBN : WISC:89081085284
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Europe in a Global Context

Europe in a Global Context
  • Author : Anne Sophie Krossa
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-09-16
  • ISBN : 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

Social Construction in Context
  • Author : Kenneth J Gergen
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2001-05-23
  • ISBN : 0761965459
GET THIS BOOKSocial Construction in Context

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

On Text and Context

On Text and Context
  • Author : Eduardo Forastieri Braschi,Gerald Guinness,Humberto López Morales
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1980
  • ISBN : UTEXAS:059173018624237
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Shame in Context

Shame in Context
  • Author : Susan Miller
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-05-13
  • ISBN : 9781134891948
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In this enlightening and gracefully written study, Susan Miller examines shame in a variety of clinical contexts en route to a richer understanding of shame dynamics. Miller attends especially to the role of shame in creating and maintaining character pathology and devotes separate sections of the book to shame in the context of obsessive-compulsive, narcissistic, and masochistic personality organizations. Within each of these clinical contexts, a chapter of theoretical discussion is followed by a chapter of engaging case examples. Integral

The Logic of Significance and Context

The Logic of Significance and Context
  • Author : Leonard Goddard,Richard Sylvan
  • Publisher : Edinburgh : Scottish Academic Press
  • Release Date : 1973
  • ISBN : UOM:39015005556017
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The Middle Kingdom Ramesseum Papyri Tomb and its Archaeological Context

The Middle Kingdom Ramesseum Papyri Tomb and its Archaeological Context
  • Author : Gianluca Miniaci
  • Publisher : Nicanor Books
  • Release Date : 2020-08-15
  • ISBN : 9781838118013
GET THIS BOOKThe Middle Kingdom Ramesseum Papyri Tomb and its Archaeological Context

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

Global Religious Movements in Regional Context

Global Religious Movements in Regional Context
  • Author : John Wolffe
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2002
  • ISBN : UOM:39015060618983
GET THIS BOOKGlobal Religious Movements in Regional Context

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