Tills paper describes a computational method for correcting users' miseonceptioas concerning the objects modelled by a compute," s.ystem. The method involves classifying object-related misc,mce|,tions according to the knowledge-base feature involved in the incorrect information. For each resulting class sub-types are identified, :.:cording to the structure of the knowledge base, which indicate wh:LI i.formativn may be supporting the misconception and therefore what information to include in the response. ...
I As a user interacts with a database or expert system, s/he may reveal a misconception about the objects modeled by the system. This paper discusses the R O M P E R system for responding to such misconceptions in a domain independent and context sensitive fashion. R O M P E R reasons about possible sources of the misconception. It operates on a model of the user and generates a cooperative response based on this reasoning. The process is made context sensitive by augmenting the user model with a new notion of object perspective which highlights certain...
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It is important to explore score reliability in virtually all studies, because tests are not reliable. The present paper explains the most frequently used reliability estimate, coefficient alpha, so that the coefficient's conceptual underpinnings will be understood. Researchers need to understand score reliability because of the possible impact reliability has on the interpretation of research results. There are several common misconceptions about the basic ideas of score reliability.
One of the most common misconceptions about success is that it relates directly to money or happiness. While success can make one rich/or bring happiness, it does not necessarily do either. In this book, a clear definition of success is given: what it means and why it is so often jisunderstood as a measure of weahth or happiness. Then, happiness is discussed philosophically before we talk further about success.
Upon hearing that there is to be a book about discovery and exploration in the ancient world, many people
express some surprise: “Were there explorers in the ancient world?” “What did they discover?”
Such doubts are understandable because there are so many preconceptions and misconceptions about the nature of discovery and exploration.
Does grammar bother you? Does it inspire ﬁrst boredom, then fear? Since the virtual removal forty years ago of formal grammar teaching from our schools’ standard curriculum, such negative responses have increasingly characterised students and professionals alike. As this lively and accessible book sets out to prove, that is both unfortunate and unnecessary. Not only is grammar an enabling servant rather than a tyrannical set of absolute rules: it can also be fun.
There’s no question about it: In spite of their growing acceptance, there have been lingering mysteries and myths that REITs haven’t been able to shake off. This chapter addresses these misconceptions and lays the fading myths to rest once and for all.
Drawings by Phil Hailstone “A uniquely accessible guide - if you only read one book on finance, read this!” Peter Colley, Director of Finance and Membership Services, RAC Motoring Services Ltd “The authors’ wealth of practical experience and understanding of the line manager’s perspective is fully reflected in this clear and readable book.” Ray Jennings, Human Resources Director, Dowty Aerospace
In engaging and conversational style, "Teaching About Evolution and the Nature of Science" provides a well-structured framework for understanding and teaching evolution. Written for teachers, parents, and community officials as well as scientists and educators, this book describes how evolution reveals both the great diversity and similarity among the Earth's organisms; it explores how scientists approach the question of evolution; and it illustrates the nature of science as a way of knowing about the natural world.
Learning disability, or learning disorder, is an umbrella term for a wide variety of
learning problems in which a person has difficulty learning in a typical manner,
usually caused by an unknown factor. The unknown factor is the disorder that affects
the brain’s ability to receive and process information. That is, the brain of people with
learning disabilities is wired differently and this difference affects how they receive
and process information.
In this part, I cover the ten most common myths and misconceptions about dividends and ten common dividend investing mistakes (plus info on how to avoid them). And check out the appendix, which offers a list of Dividend Achievers.
.Chapter 1 begins with an affirmation that you are capable of carrying
out a successful, self-directed job search. The role of the résumé is
reviewed, including some common job seeker misconceptions about
how hiring managers view résumés. You will also “meet” many individuals,
ranging from new graduate to career transitioner to senior executive,
whose careers are on track because of the secrets in this book.
Covering all aspects of the Unix operating system and assuming no prior knowledge of Unix, this book begins with the fundamentals and works from the ground up to some of the more advanced programming techniques
The authors provide a wealth of real-world experience with the Unix operating system, delivering actual examples while showing some of the common misconceptions and errors that new users make
Comparative Advantage and Trade
Most people would rather have a job making computer chips rather than potato chips. This may be rational, but the speed with which people state their preference belies a common misconception.