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Vanillin Biosynthesis - Not as Simple as it Seem? (open access)

Vanillin Biosynthesis - Not as Simple as it Seem?

Book chapter on vanillin biosynthesis. The author gives an introduction to vanillin biosynthesis, the multiple pathways to vanillin, and the way forward.
Date: November 23, 2010
Creator: Dixon, R. A.
System: The UNT Digital Library
Lead-Cooled Fast Reactor (LFR) Design: Safety, Neutronics, Thermal Hydraulics, Structural Mechanics, Fuel, Core, and Plant Design (open access)

Lead-Cooled Fast Reactor (LFR) Design: Safety, Neutronics, Thermal Hydraulics, Structural Mechanics, Fuel, Core, and Plant Design

Fifth chapter from "A Compendium of Reactor Technology" discussing the history and design of lead-cooled fast reactors in nine sections: Lead-cooled Fast Reactor (LFR) Development, Design Criteria and General Specifications, Neutronics, Lead Properties, Compatibility of Structural Materials with Lead, Core, Reactor System, Decay Heat Removal System, and Nuclear Island.
Date: February 22, 2010
Creator: Smith, Craig; Cinotti, L.; Artoli, C. & Grasso, G.
System: The UNT Digital Library
Preserving Our Collections, Preserving Our Missions (open access)

Preserving Our Collections, Preserving Our Missions

This book chapter discusses digital collection preservation. The authors provide a philosophical base for cultural memory organizations' need to participate in distributed digital preservation solutions as community-owned and community-led initiatives. This chapter will be useful for all readers, particularly those with questions about the value of collaborative engagement in the digital arena for cultural memory organizations.
Date: 2010
Creator: Halbert, Martin & Skinner, Katherine
System: The UNT Digital Library
Annotating and Identifying Emotions in Text (open access)

Annotating and Identifying Emotions in Text

This book chapter discusses annotating and identifying emotions in text.
Date: 2010
Creator: Strapparava, Carlo, 1962- & Mihalcea, Rada, 1974-
System: The UNT Digital Library
Hybrid Approach for Energy-Aware Synchronization (open access)

Hybrid Approach for Energy-Aware Synchronization

This book chapter discusses a time synchronization scheme for wireless sensor networks that aims to save sensor battery power while maintaining network connectivity for as long as possible.
Date: December 2010
Creator: Akl, Robert G.; Saravanos, Yanos & Haidar, Mohamad
System: The UNT Digital Library
Biocultural conservation in Cape Horn: the Magellanic woodpecker as a charismatic species (open access)

Biocultural conservation in Cape Horn: the Magellanic woodpecker as a charismatic species

This book chapter discusses a research project to promote biocultural conservation in Cape Horn, Chile. In an effort to achieve the goal of transdisciplinary integration, the authors used the strategy of identifying a charismatic species, since doing so serves to motivate people towards biodiversity conservation, to communicate ecological concepts, and to integrate both the ecological and social dimensions of sustainability.
Date: March 11, 2010
Creator: Arango, Ximena; Rozzi, Ricardo, 1960-; Massardo, Francisca & Ibarra, J. Tomás
System: The UNT Digital Library
Media and Communication (open access)

Media and Communication

This book chapter discusses media and communication. As core features of humanity, communication and media clearly predate academic disciplines. They are in this sense non-disciplinary. Yet, they have for centuries been the subject of inquiry by those concerned to understand and improve human correspondence. This chapter surveys the historical development and present form of multi-, inter-, and transdisciplinary studies of media and communication.
Date: July 2010
Creator: Briggle, Adam & Christians, Clifford G.
System: The UNT Digital Library

Dear Facebook

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This book chapter is written in the form of a break-up letter from the author to the social networking website, Facebook. It discusses social networking, technological changes, urbanization, globalization, media technology, and philosophical ideas about society.
Date: 2010
Creator: Briggle, Adam
System: The UNT Digital Library