Oakland Journal Number 05: Fall 2002

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    Student Autonomy as a University Objective
    (Oakland University, 2002-10-01) Bricker, David C.; Brieger, Gottfried
    The tension between the two values of cultural membership and autonomy and the implications of the tension for academics.
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    A Success This Week: Virgil Thomson In Time
    (Oakland University, 2002-10-01) Murphy, Brian; Brieger, Gottfried
    A week Virgil Thomson spent in residence at Oakland University in June of 1988.
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    Making The ‘Invisible Hand’ Visible: The Case for Dialogue About Academic Capitalism
    (Oakland University, 2002-10-01) Awbrey, Susan M.; Brieger, Gottfried
    The erosion of public funding that has led to academic capitalism implies a shift not merely in funding sources but also in the deeper values that underlie education’s role in society. This is ground for very serious national dialogue about the quiet revolution that is taking place in higher education.
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    The Corporate Model at Oakland University
    (Oakland University, 2002-10-01) Mathieson, Kieran D.; Brieger, Gottfried
    A description of the corporate model, and some observations on its application at OU.
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    The Historical Jewish Ghettos of Venice
    (Oakland University, 2002-10-01) Cardillo, Duncan; Brieger, Gottfried
    The purpose of this paper is to examine the Jewish Ghetto within the Venetian urban context, to detail its sociological and economic aspects, and, in so doing, establish the historical and cultural significance of its built heritage.
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    Bibliophily In the USA
    (Oakland University, 2002-10-01) Gerulaitis, Leonardas V.; Brieger, Gottfried
    The state of bibliophily in the United States, starting with its colonial beginnings and tracing it to the present day.
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    Semon, Schrödinger, and Repressed Memory
    (Oakland University, 2002-10-01) Liboff, Abraham R.; Brieger, Gottfried
    The subject of hereditary imprinting is very interesting. Although we all agree that human behavior is shaped both by genes and by environment, the fractional contribution of each can be a matter of some contention. What we call instinct is in a special category.
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    Notes from the Dismal Science: Growing and Shrinking University Budgets: Go Ask Alice
    (Oakland University, 2002-10-01) Folland, Sherman T.; Brieger, Gottfried
    A university or any organization makes most sense when it grows and contracts disproportionately but symmetrically.
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    Genetic Algorithms
    (Oakland University, 2002-10-01) Zohdy, Mohamed A.; Brieger, Gottfried
    Genetic algorithms and their recent variants that add more features such as viability (survival) and fertility (reproduction), are powerful global random search computational tools with a variety of potential applications especially to intelligent and autonomous systems
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    The Sidewinder (the devil & a blue note)
    (Oakland University, 2002-10-01) Malouf, Jesse; Brieger, Gottfried
    Short story
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    (Oakland University, 2002-10-01) Brieger, Gottfried
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