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STRATEGY FOR A NATIONAL COMMUNITY LEARNING NETWORK: COMMUNITY LEARNING DATA DRIVEN DISCOVERY - Building Capacity for Evidence-Based Decision Making
The Social and Decision Analytics Laboratory (SDAL) of the Biocomplexity Institute of Virginia Tech received a planning grant from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation (LJAF) to develop a strategy for a national community ...
Stresses and Instability in Coastal Systems: Sustaining Prosperity, Increasing Diversity and Achieving Resilience
(Virginia Tech, 2017-05-15)
More than half of the world’s human population lives within 40 miles of the sea. Coastal cities are the backbone of global finance, trade, manufacturing, and transportation. Millions of people worldwide travel to beaches ...
Data Mining to Improve Planning for Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety
(SAFE-D: Safety Through Disruption National University Transportation Center, 2019-11)
Between 2009 and 2016, the number of pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities saw a marked trend upward. Taken together, the overall percentage of pedestrian and bicycle crashes now accounts for 18% of total roadway fatalities, ...
Frustration and Anger in Games
(Virginia Tech, 2015-08-24)
Frustration, anger, and aggression have important consequences for economic and social behavior, concerning for example monopoly pricing, contracting, bargaining, traffic safety, violence, and politics. Drawing on insights ...
Cross-scale Perspectives: Integrating Long-term and High-frequency Data into Our Understanding of Communities and Ecosystems
(Ecological Society of America, 2016-01)
Ecologists are amassing extensive data sets that include both long-term records documenting trends and variability in natural systems on inter-annual to decadal time scales and sensor-based measurements on minute to subhourly ...