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Closing Discussion "The Future of Veterans Studies"
Our conference theme for 2014 is Humanizing the Discourse, a title that speaks to a two-fold aim. We hope to foster increasingly sophisticated dialogue regarding veterans. This requires recognizing the individual humanity ...
We developed a dynamic temporal segmentation algorithm that wraps around topic modeling algorithms for the purpose of identifying change points where significant shifts in topics occur. The main task of the segmentation ...
The goal of tone analysis is to identify tone from text. We focused on the following tones: alarmist, warning, reassuring, and explanatory. To detect tones from text automatically, we used a supervised machine learning ...
Support the Troops? A Community in Dialogue
The vigorous national controversy surrounding Steven Salaita's article, "No, thanks: Stop saying 'support the troops' " in Salon.com (Aug 25, 2013: http://www.salon.com/2013/08/25/no_thanks_i_wont_support_the_troops/) ...
Differential effect of motivational features on training improvements in school-based cognitive training
Cognitive training often utilizes game-like motivational features to keep participants engaged. It is unclear how these elements, such as feedback, reward, and theming impact player performance during training. Recent ...
Stephen Crane: A life of fire
With the exception of Poe, no American writer has proven as challenging to biographers as the author of The Red Badge of Courage. Stephen Crane's short, compact life—"a life of fire," he called it—continues to be surrounded ...
Virtual Lives, the impact of media and online games presentation in Newman Library is part of the Visual Scholarship Initiative--a collaboration between Virginia Tech Libraries and the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.
Histories of the Dustheap
Visiting professor Elizabeth Mazzolini discusses her co-edited book "Histories of the Dustheap: Waste, Material Cultures, Social Justice" (MIT Press). Introduced by Lesley Moyo, University Libraries, and Tom Ewing, ...
Engineers of Change