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Burn all your textbooks
(Australasian Association for Logic, 2017)
The standard propositional exposition of necessary and su cient conditions, as available in introductory logic texts, leads to a contradiction. It should be abolished.
Sliding windows over uncertain data streams
(Springer U K, 2015)
Uncertain data streams can have tuples with both value and existential uncertainty. A tuple has value uncertainty when it can assume multiple possible values. A tuple is existentially uncertain when the sum of the ...
Sterilization of PMMA microfluidic chips by various techniques and investigation of material characteristics
The sterilization of microfluidic chips is a vital step of the fabrication process prior to the customer use in biomedical applications. The aim of this study was to analyze the influence of different sterilization techniques ...
Gender in political sex scandals in contemporary Turkey: women’s agency and the public sphere
Sex scandals in politics lead to intense public debates about fundamental issues, such as morality, publicity, and privacy, rendering gender inequalities more visible than ever. This article aims to reveal the complex ...
Ideas and change in foreign policy instruments: soft power and the case of the Turkish international cooperation and development agency
(Oxford University Press, 2015-04-01)
Constructivism in the International Relations literature mainly focuses on the constitutive interaction between international norms and state actions. Few studies explore when ideas at the domestic level matter in foreign ...
How (not) to disappear completely: pedagogical potential of research methods in international relations
(Sage Publications Ltd., 2015)
The question of research methods, and their role in the field, is a major source of contention for IR scholars. We can, however, discuss method, methodology, and innovation without revising or revisiting old debates. Methods ...
Nonlinear laser lithography to control surface properties of stainless steel
(Elsevier BV, 2015)
In the present work a novel method to improve the surface properties of stainless steel is presented and discussed. The method, based on the use of a high repetition rate femtosecond Yb fibre laser, permits generation of ...
A naturalist view of humilation
(Firenze University Press, 2016)
A naturalist analysis of humiliation begins with the notion of social interaction, a public encounter with other people. Interactions are an essential element in cooperation, a vital condition of survival and well-being. ...
Computational thermal homogenization of concrete
Computational thermal homogenization is applied to the microscale and mesoscale of concrete sequentially. Microscale homogenization is based on a 3D micro-CT scan of hardened cement paste (HCP). Mesoscale homogenization ...
Humanizing modern architecture: the role of das Japanische Wohnhaus in Alvar aalto′s design for his own house and studio in Riihitie
(Architectural Institute of Japan, 2017)
The role of traditional Japanese houses and gardens in Finnish architect Alvar Aalto's (1898-1976) career is often mentioned but without an in-depth study. This article analyzes and compares Aalto's design for his own ...