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    • Boreal peatlands and plant diversity: what’s there and why it matters 

      Locky, David A. (Sustainable Forest Management Network, Networks of Centres of Excellence, 2010-02)
      Highlights • In the boreal region, knowledge of plant species diversity (richness and rarity) is low compared with other taxa such as birds and mammals. This is particularly true of peatlands, which have a ...
    • On the Design of Collective Applications 

      Dron, Jon; Anderson, Terry (2009-09-09)
      In this paper we define collective applications as those that employ the aggregated distinct behaviours of individuals in a crowd to shape their environment and to provide structure and influence in that environment. Such ...
    • Plant Communities and Diversity in Boreal Wooded Fens: An Ecoregional Perspective 

      Locky, David A. (2009-07-06)
      Ecoregions are increasingly being used as a framework for conservation planning. The Mid-Boreal Uplands Ecoregion stretches across western Canada from Manitoba to British Columbia. Within this Ecoregion (Manitoba to Alberta), ...
    • Using home-laboratory kits to teach general chemistry 

      Kennepohl, Dietmar K. (Chemistry Education: Research and Practice, 2007-06-08)
      University-level chemistry courses that contain a substantial laboratory component have always been a challenge to deliver effectively through distance education. One potential solution is to enable students to carry out ...
    • Going the distance in Canada 

      Kennepohl, Dietmar K.; Last, Arthur M. (Education in Chemistry, 1998-01-01)
    • A One-meter Robotic Telescope for Western Canada 

      Martin, Brian; Connors, Martin (2008-10-11)
      1-m class telescopes are arguably the workhorses of modern astronomy and represent an excellent return of science for a relatively modest capital investment. Such instruments can be used in large-field survey work, ...
    • Remote Access to Instrumental Analysis for Distance Education in Science 

      Kennepohl, Dietmar K.; Baran, Jit; Connors, Martin; Quiqley, Kieron; Currie, Ron (International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2005-11-01)
      Remote access to experiments offers distance educators another tool to integrate a strong laboratory component within a science course. Since virtually all modern chemical instrumental analysis in industry now use devices ...
    • Synthesis and structure of [[Cu2(6,6’-bis(2-(2pyridyl)ethylminomethyl)-2,2’-bipyridine)2][PF6]2 

      Kennepohl, Dietmar K.; Thomas, Angela; McDonald, Robert (Acta Crystallographica Section E, Crystal Structure Communications, 2006-10-12)
      In the structure of the title compound, [Cu2(C26H24N6)2]- (PF6)2, the Cu atoms of the cation are located on a twofold axis, and adopt a distorted tetrahedral coordination geometry. The terminal 2-(2-pyridyl)ethyl groups ...
    • Ethnomycological notes from Papua New Guinea 

      Treu, Roland; Adamson, Win (2006)
      The literature on the use of psychotropic fungi in the Western Highlands of Papua New Guinea has been reviewed. An attempt has been made to evaluate whether the previously reported “mushroom madness” still exists in the ...
    • Inductive Reasoning and Programming Visualization, an Experiment Proposal 

      Moreno, Andres; Myller, Niko; Sutinen, Erkki; Lin, Taiyu; Kinshuk (2007)
      We lay down plans to study how Inductive Reasoning Ability (IRA) affects the analyzing and understanding of Program Visualization (PV) systems. Current PV systems do not take into account the abilities of the user but show ...
    • An initial framework of contexts for designing usable intelligent tutoring system 

      Patel, Ashok; Russell, David; Kinshuk; Oppermann, Reinhard; Rashev, Rossen (1998)
      The notion of context has been an issue of research in various aspects of intelligent systems such as knowledge management, natural language processing, reasoning and so on. This paper focuses on the various contexts ...
    • Development of a user-friendly interface for the creation of user elements 

      Kinshuk (1996)
      The solution of the basic equations relating stiffness, displacement and force in finite element analysis is not trivial, partially due to the large numbers of equations involved. Various techniques have been developed for ...
    • Automated Forward Modelling and its Results for Substorms and Sawtooth Events 

      Connors, Martin; Rostoker, Gordon; McPherron, Robert L.; Hsu, Tung-Shin; Ponto, Jason (2008-06-18)
      Automated Forward Modelling is used to contrast quantitative aspects of substorms and sawtooth events.
    • Intelligent Tutoring Tools in a Computer Integrated Learning Environment for introductory numeric disciplines 

      Patel, Ashok; Kinshuk (1997)
      Research in the field of Intelligent Tutoring Systems has failed to provide any substantial or viable systems that could be used in real academic environments. This situation appears to be the result of two factors: first, ...
    • Automated Regional Modelling (ARM) for characterization of the substorm current wedge 

      Connors, Martin; McPherron, Robert L.; Ponto, Jason; Stacey, R. Greg; Russell, Christopher T.; Angelopoulos, Vassilis; Rostoker, Gordon; Boteler, D.; Danskin, D. (2008-04-30)
      Some characteristics of substorms may be determined through use of an electrojet forward modelling approach. These include the amplitude of cross-meridian electric current (0.2 to 1 MA typically), timescales (about 20 ...
    • Tenerife Presentation 

      Connors, Martin (2008-03-03)
      Workshop material about THEMIS
    • Designing the Undesignable: Social Software and Control 

      Dron, Jon (2008-02-28)
      In this presentation, Dr. Jon Dron will discuss his recently published article, “Designing the undesignable: Social Software and Control”. In this article, Dr Dron states that social software, such as blogs, wikis, tagging ...
    • Resurrecting Napier's Bones 

      Peschke, Julie (2008-01-30)
      This is a demonstration of a set of rods which John Napier invented in the early seventeenth century to make multiplication easier and faster, annotated with short historical commentaries.
    • An Evening Sector Ps 6 - Omega Band Event 

      Connors, Martin; Syrjasuo, Mikko; Donovan, Eric F.; Greffen, Mike; Jackel, Brian; Trondsen, Trond; Voronkov, Igor; McPherron, Robert L.; Russell, Christopher T.; Sigwarth, John; Mende, Stephen B. (2008-01-29)
      Abstract. Ps 6 magnetic disturbances and associated optical forms known as omega bands are usually associated with the morning sector. Some evidence for similar phenomenology in the evening sector has been presented ...

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