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    • Changing views on assessment for STEM project-based learning 

      Capraro R.M.; Corlu M.S. (Sense Publishers, 2013)
      Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Project-Based Learning (PBL) integrates assessment methods across different aspects of learning experiences. While STEM PBL shifts the focus of attention from summative ...
    • Friends and happiness: An evolutionary perspective on friendship 

      Lewis D.M.G.; Al-Shawaf L.; Russell E.M.; Buss D.M. (Springer Netherlands, 2015)
      An evolutionary perspective yields fresh insights into the nature of human friendships and the emotions associated with these relationships. This approach sheds light on how specific types of friendship would have benefitted ...
    • Hyperspectral stochastic optical reconstruction raman microscopy for label-free super-resolution imaging using surface enhanced raman spectroscopy 

      Dâna A. (Springer Verlag, 2015)
      Super-resolution imaging is an emerging field that has attracted attention in the recent years due to far the reaching impact in biology. All super-resolution techniques use fluorescent labels to image nanoscale biomolecular ...
    • Cognitive and cooperative wireless networks 

      Palazzo S.; Dardari D.; Dohler M.; Gezici S.; Giupponi L.; Luise M.; Pérez Romero J.; Shamai S.; Noguet D.; Moy C.; Asheid G. (Springer-Verlag Italia s.r.l., 2012)
      The traditional approach of dealing with spectrum management in wireless communications has been the definition of a licensed user granted with exclusive exploitation rights for a specific frequency. While it is relatively ...
    • Heterogeneous and opportunistic wireless networks 

      Pérez-Romero J.; Palazzo S.; Galluccio L.; Morabito G.; Leonardi A.; Antón-Haro C.; Arikan E.; Asheid G.; Belleville M.; Dagres I.; Dardari D.; Dohler M.; Eldar Y.; Gezici S.; Giupponi L.; Guillemot C.; Iosifidis G.; Kieffer M.; Kountouris M.; Luise M.; Masera G.; Matamoros J.; Miliou N.; Morche D.; Moy C.; Navarro C.; Olmo G.; Palicot J.; Pedone R.; Ramakrishnan V.; Shamai S.; Tyczka P.; Vandendorpe L.; Vanelli-Coralli A.; Weidmann C.; Zalonis A. (Springer-Verlag Italia s.r.l., 2012)
      Recent years have witnessed the evolution of a large plethora of wireless technologies with different characteristics, as a response of the operators' and users' needs in terms of an efficient and ubiquitous delivery of ...
    • The two (computational) faces of AI 

      Davenport D. (Springer International Publishing, 2013)
      There is no doubt that AI research has made significant progress, both in helping us understand how the human mind works and in constructing ever more sophisticated machines. But, for all this, its conceptual foundations ...
    • Biomedical and biochemical tools of förster resonance energy transfer enabled by colloidal quantum dot nanocrystals for life sciences 

      Safak Seker U.O.; Volkan Demir H. (Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2013)
      Semiconductor quantum nanocrystals (NCs) provide the ability to control and fine-tune peak emission wavelength using the size effect, with a broad optical absorption band (excitation window) increasing toward UV wavelength ...
    • License distribution protocols from optical media fingerprints 

      Hammouri G.; Dana A.; Sunar B. (Springer International Publishing, 2010)
      According to the Business Software Alliance about 35% of the global software market, worth $141 Billion, is counterfeit. Most of the counterfeit software is distributed in the form of a compact disc (CD) or a digital video ...
    • Greek-Turkish territorial waters game 

      Güner S.Ş. (Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2007)
      Unlike the previous contributions to this section on Models of International Negotiations this chapter deals with a concrete and as yet unsolved international conflict, namely, that between Greece and Turkey over the breadth ...
    • The role of heparin mimetic peptide nanofibers in angiogenesis process 

      Mammadov R.; Duman E.; Guler M.O.; Tekinay A.B. (Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2013)
      Albeit the roles of growth factors (e.g. VEGF) and their receptors in angiogenesis have been emphasized extensively, the indispensable role of glycosaminoglycans, especially heparan sulfates, has been discerning recently. ...
    • Single-band and multiband angular filtering using two-dimensional photonic crystals and one-layer gratings 

      Serebryannikov A.E.; Ozbay E. (Springer International Publishing, 2017)
      [No abstract available]
    • The role of energy security in Turkish foreign policy (2004-2016) 

      Ipek P. (Springer International Publishing, 2017)
      [No abstract available]
    • Introduction: International educational exchanges and the promotion of peace and intercultural understanding 

      Mathews-Aydinli J. (Springer International Publishing, 2016)
      With the rapid growth worldwide in numbers of people participating in international educational exchanges, the need to better understand the various roles such exchanges can play in social and political life also increases. ...
    • Pricing multiple exercise American options by linear programming 

      Giandomenico M.; Pınar M.Ç. (Springer New York LLC, 2017)
      We consider the problem of computing the lower hedging price of American options of the call and put type written on a non-dividend paying stock in a non-recombinant tree model with multiple exercise rights. We prove using ...
    • Bioactive nanomaterials for neural engineering 

      Sever M.; Uyan I.; Tekinay A.B.; Guler M.O. (Springer International Publishing, 2016)
      Nervous system is a highly complex interconnected network and higher organisms including humans have limited neural regeneration capacity. Neurodegenerative diseases result in significant cognitive, sensory, or motor ...
    • Socio-spatial approaches for media and communication research 

      Sak S. (Springer International Publishing, 2016)
      Sak handles digital media research through an architectural/urban viewpoint. The main line of argument is that, research on digital media does and can further benefit from socio-spatial research approaches. The chapter ...
    • Threats and solutions for genomic data privacy 

      Ayday E.; Hubaux J.-P. (Springer International Publishing, 2015)
      With the help of rapidly developing technology, DNA sequencing is becoming less expensive. As a consequence, the research in genomics has gained speed in paving the way to personalized (genomic) medicine, and geneticists ...
    • Two-nanometer laser synthesized Si-nanoparticles for low power memory applications 

      El-Atab N.; Okyay A.K.; Nayfeh A. (Springer International Publishing, 2016)
      Current flash memory devices are expected to face two major challenges in the near future: density and voltage scaling. The density of the memory is related to the gate length scaling which is constrained by the gate stack, ...
    • Compact ultrafast oscillators and high performance ultrafast amplifiers based on ytterbium-doped fibers 

      Limpert J.; Eidam T.; Baumgartl M.; Röser F.; Plötner M.; Ortaç B.; Nolte S.; Tünnermann A. (Springer Verlag, 2016)
      This chapter reviews the fundamentals and achievements of ultrashort pulse generation and amplification in ytterbium-doped fibers. Compact and ultrastable passively mode-locked fiber oscillators represent an ideal seed ...
    • The EU-Turkey customs union: A model for future euro-med integration 

      Togan S. (Springer International Publishing, 2015)
      The EU-Turkey CU has been a major instrument of integration of the Turkish economy into the EU and global markets, offering powerful tools to reform the Turkish economy. The experience can serve as an example to those SEMC ...