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"No peito e na raça" - a construção da vulnerabilidade de caminhoneiros. Um estudo antropológico de políticas públicas para HIV/AIDS no Sul do Brasil
The main goal of this study, in the field of the Anthropology of Policy, was to analyze the social construction of the AIDS vulnerability of truck drivers in the South of Brazil, examining the national HIV/AIDS prevention ...
The Corral and the Slaughterhouse: Knowledge, tradition and the modernization of indigenous reindeer slaughtering practice in the Norwegian Arctic
(University of Cambridge, 2008)
This dissertation is a contribution to the ethnography of contemporary indigenous reindeer pastoralism in Norway: specifically, to the study of the neglected fields of reindeer killing and slaughtering practice. Its central ...
Recommender Systems based on Personality Traits
(Université Montpellier 2 - LIRMM, 2008-12-12)
The World Wide Web is a great source of products and services available to people. Scientists have made a huge effort to create effective strategies to personalize those products/services for anyone willing to use them. ...
Software-Based Extraction of Objective Parameters from Music Performances
(Technischen Universität Berlin, 2008-11-17)
Different music performances of the same score may significantly differ from each other. It is obvious that not only the composer’s work, the score, defines the listener’s music experience, but that the music performance ...
Investigação categorial e dimensional sobre sintomas físicos e síndromes somatoformes na população geral
(Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de São Paulo, 2008-04-07)
BACKGROUND: Somatoform symptoms are frequent and are associated with mental distress in several settings and in the general population. Many of these interactions are not well understood or not understood at all. OBJECTIVE ...
Philosophy of Carakasamhita
Inside the Ivory Tower: Inventors and Patents at Lund University
(Lund University, 2008-05-06)
The purpose of this thesis is to identify patents invented by researchers at Lund University, to describe the university inventors, and to understand the main factors that influence their patenting activities. The analysis ...
The European carbon market (2005-2007): banking, pricing and risk hedging strategies
(University of Paris 10, 2008-11-05)
This thesis investigates the market rules of the European carbon market (EU ETS) during 2005-2007. We provide theoretical and empirical analyses of banking and borrowing provisions, price drivers and risk hedging strategies ...
Large-eddy simulation of blade boundary layer spatio-temporal evolution under unsteady disturbances
(Beihang University, 2008-12-12)
For high-altitude cruising unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), the aero-engine components operate at low Reynolds number condition, which has a significant impact on the running of the engines and the biggest negative effects ...