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November 2017


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Disgorging Profits in Design Patent Cases

Disgorging Profits in Design Patent Cases

Does the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in the Apple v. Samsung case represent a quagmire?


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Engaging the Ethics of Data Science in Practice

Engaging the Ethics of Data Science in Practice

Seeking more common ground between data scientists and their critics.


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Pay What You Want as a Pricing Model For Open Access Publishing?

Pay What You Want as a Pricing Model For Open Access Publishing?

Analyzing the "Pay What You Want" business model for open access publishing.


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Social Agents: Bridging Simulation and Engineering

Social Agents

Seeking better integration of two research communities.


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Keeping the Machinery in Computing Education

Keeping the Machinery in Computing Education

Incorporating intellectual and developmental frameworks into a Scottish school curriculum.

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