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Using Cultural Archetypes in Cross-cultural Management Studies
Supporting Children in Mastering Temporal Relations of Stories: the TERENCE Learning Approach
(IGI Global, 2016)
Though temporal reasoning is a key factor for text comprehension, existing proposals for visualizing temporal information and temporal connectives proves to be inadequate for children, not only for their levels of abstraction ...
Asymmetric copulas and their application in design of experiments
(Springer International Publisher, 2016)
We present an overview on definitions and properties of asymmetric copulas, i.e. copulas whose values are not invariant under any permutation of their arguments. In particular, we review an axiomatic approach in the ...
How plot shape and spatial arrangement affect plant species richness counts: implications for sampling design and rarefaction analyses
(Wiley: 12 months, 2016)
Questions: How does the spatial configuration of sampling units influence recorded plant species richness values at small spatial scales? What are the consequences of these findings for sampling methodology and rarefaction ...
Context-dependent plant traits drive fine-scale species persistence in old-growth forests
Questions: we studied old growth beech forest vegetation in Permanent Monitoring Plots (PMPs) located in Italy, with the following questions: is species turnover the main component of the observed changes or the present ...
Towards Optimization of Energy Consumption of Drones with Software-Based Flight Analysis
(Knowledge Systems Institute Graduate School, 2016)
The capabilities and applications of new drones require a high demand of power that traditional batteries cannot sustain, triggering the need of developing strategies to promote efficient energy usage on drone platforms. ...
Closed Predicates in Description Logics: Results on Combined Complexity
(AAAI Press, 2016)
Some applications of Description Logic (DL) ontologies combine complete information (e.g., stemming from relational databases) with incomplete, open-world knowledge. Several research efforts in the last years have advocated ...
Corporate Governance of SOEs and performance in transition countries. Evidence from Lithuania
This paper investigates whether and to what extent corporate governance mechanisms affect the efficiency of State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) operating in transition economies. Furthermore, it examines the relationship between ...
“Now that you mention it”: A Survey Experiment on Information, Salience and Online Privacy
Personal data lie at the forefront of different business models and constitute the main source of revenue of several online companies. In many cases, consumers have incomplete information about the digital transactions of ...
Determinants of Information Technology Audit Quality
The research aims to measure the Information Technology Controls (ITC) quality and its determinants within the Internal Controls over Financial Reporting. Data are collected from questionnaires and financial reporting of ...