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    • Reliability on the Crowded Net: Finding the Truth in a Web of Deceit 

      Magnus, P.D. (MacHack: the Conference for Leading Edge Developers, 2001)
      On-line, just as off-line, there are ways of assessing the credibility of information sources. The Internet, although it arguably makes for nothing wholly new in this regard, complicates the ordinary task of assessing ...
    • Underdetermination and the Claims of Science 

      Magnus, P.D. (2003-03)
      The underdetermination of theory by evidence is supposed to be a reason to rethink science. It is not. Many authors claim that underdetermination has momentous consequences for the status of scientific claims, but such ...
    • Web Citation Availability: Analysis and Implications for Scholarship 

      Casserly, Mary F.; Bird, James (College & Research Libraries, 2003-07)
      Five hundred citations to Internet resources from articles published in library and information science journals in 1999 and 2000 were profiled and searched on the Web. The majority contained partial bibliographic information ...
    • Collection Management as Risk Management 

      Casserly, Mary F. (Library Collections, Acquisitions, & Technical Services, 2004)
      Risk and technological changes are inexorably linked, and librarians, as experts, must communicate these risks to lay persons and develop appropriate risk management strategies. This paper identifies some of the risks to ...
    • Payment for Egg Donation and Surrogacy 

      Steinbock, Bonnie (2004-09)
      This article examines the ethics of egg donation. It begins by looking at objections to noncommercial gamete donation, and then takes up criticism of commercial egg donation. After discussing arguments based on concern ...
    • The Morality of Killing Human Embryos 

      Steinbock, Bonnie (2006)
      Embryonic stem cell research is morally and politically controversial because the process of deriving the embryonic stem (ES) cells kills embryos. If embryos are, as some would claim, human beings like you and me, then ...
    • Internet Reference Sources for Computing and Computer Science: A Selected Guide 

      Knee, Michael (Haworth Press, 2006)
      Computing and computer science bibliographic databases, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, directories, and guides, along with finding aids for technical reports, online books, and book reviews are listed and ...
    • forall x, version 1.11 

      Magnus, P.D. (2006-01-24)
      In formal logic, sentences and arguments in English are translated into mathematical languages with well-defined properties. If all goes well, properties of the argument that were hard to discern become clearer. This book ...
    • forall x, version 1.20 

      Magnus, P.D. (2006-07-10)
      In formal logic, sentences and arguments in English are translated into mathematical languages with well-defined properties. If all goes well, properties of the argument that were hard to discern become clearer. This book ...
    • Epistemology and the Wikipedia 

      Magnus, P.D. (2006-08)
      Wikipedia is a free encyclopedia that is written and edited entirely by visitors to its website. I argue that we are misled when we think of it in the same epistemic category with traditional general encyclopedias. An ...
    • Designer babies: choosing our children’s genes 

      Steinbock, Bonnie (2006-10-11)
      The phrase “designer babies” refers to genetic interventions into pre-implantation embryos in the attempt to influence the traits the resulting children will have. At present, this is not possible, but many people are ...
    • Moral Status, Moral Value, and Human Embryos: Implications for Stem Cell Research 

      Steinbock, Bonnie (2007)
      Human embryonic stem cells (ES cells) are of scientific and medical interest because of their ability to develop into different tissue types and because of their ability to be propagated for many generations in laboratory ...
    • Relationships between perceived features and similarity of images: A test of Tversky’s Contrast Model 

      Rorissa, Abebe (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2007)
      The rapid growth of the numbers of images and their users as a result of the reduction in cost and increase in efficiency of the creation, storage, manipulation, and transmission of images poses challenges to those who ...
    • forall x, version 1.21 

      Magnus, P.D. (2007-01-13)
      In formal logic, sentences and arguments in English are translated into mathematical languages with well-defined properties. If all goes well, properties of the argument that were hard to discern become clearer. This book ...
    • forall x, version 1.22 

      Magnus, P.D. (2007-03-31)
      In formal logic, sentences and arguments in English are translated into mathematical languages with well-defined properties. If all goes well, properties of the argument that were hard to discern become clearer. This book ...
    • forall x, version 1.23 

      Magnus, P.D. (2007-05-12)
      In formal logic, sentences and arguments in English are translated into mathematical languages with well-defined properties. If all goes well, properties of the argument that were hard to discern become clearer. This book ...
    • Exploring the relationship between feature and perceptual visual spaces 

      Rorissa, Abebe; Clough, Paul; Deselaers, Thomas (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2008)
      The number and size of digital repositories containing visual information (images or videos) is increasing and thereby demanding appropriate ways to represent and search these information spaces. Their visualization often ...
    • User generated descriptions of individual images versus labels of groups of images: A comparison using basic level theory 

      Rorissa, Abebe (Elsevier, 2008)
      Although images are visual information sources with little or no text associated with them, users still tend to use text to describe images and formulate queries. This is because digital libraries and search engines provide ...
    • Theories of cognition and image categorization: What category labels reveal about basic level theory 

      Rorissa, Abebe; Iyer, Hemalata (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2008)
      Information search and retrieval interactions usually involve information content in the form of document collections, information retrieval systems and interfaces, and the user. To fully understand information search and ...
    • Web Citation Availability: A Follow-up Study 

      Casserly, Mary F.; Bird, James (Library Resources & Technical Services, 2008-01)
      The researchers report on a study to examine the persistence of Web-based content. In 2002, a sample of 500 citations to Internet resources from articles published in library and information science journals in 1999 and ...