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The purpose of this paper is to present a proposal for the design of steel structures sensitive to buckling to fill the gaps in the current Standard EN 1993-1-1, providing guidelines to obtain the magnitude of the imperfection generalizing the procedure given in clause 5.3.2(11) [...]

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The conceptualization of the Household/Neighborhood Model for skilled nursing facilities began in 1987 at Evergreen Retirement Community in Oshkosh, WI, USA in the search for the “perfect” nursing home. Being able to see perfection required being freed from the mental constraints [...]

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Presenting a hard-to-predict typography-varying system predicated on Nazi-era cryptography, the Enigma cipher machine, this paper illustrates conditions under which unrepeatable phenomena can arise, even from straight-forward mechanisms. Such conditions arise where systems are observed [...]

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What is modernity in architecture? In English speaking world, the question is likely impossible to answer without considering the works of Peter Reyner Banham (1922–1988). Regardless of his polemist and disparaging style in his critical writings, this study argues that Banham offers [...]

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University libraries make web tutorials on a variety of topics. Often they are efforts to improve user’s information literacy and to show them technological improvements on interactive interfaces. A methodology with a total of 34 indicators to be taken into account in the development, [...]

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Website requirements specification (WRS) is a document that describes the characteristics expected of a web site to be developed or modified, in order to ensure compliance. This is particularly important when site development is outsourced. This paper analyzes in detail the procedure [...]

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Design changes in Spanish digital newspapers between May and December 2006 are described and analyzed. Principal changes include: substitution of the vertical navigation bar for a horizontal bar across the top of the page, design for a 1024-pixel resolution, and the uneven gains in [...]

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The digital transformation has changed consumer habits and created global businesses over the Internet. To relate to customers and meet their needs, companies have created work structures that require professionals with an understanding the Web and today’s media ecosystem. Based [...]

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Among the information systems that have emerged in recent years there is iVoz, created in 2012, that comes from the combination of organizational creativity and technological innovation. The creativity of an organization —the Voz de Galicia Corporation - allowed the design of a [...]

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The two main objective of this work are:


- To develop a simulation program of the behaviour of upwind sails and
rigging, to help the crew to optimize the performance of the sailing yacht in
real time. For this purpose, it will be necessary to formulate [...]