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An Overview of the Scala Programming Language
TLDR
This paper gives an overview of the Scala language for readers who are familar with programming methods and programming language design.
An Overview of the Scala Programming Language Second Edition
TLDR
This paper gives an overview of the Scala language for readers who are familar with programming methods and programming language design.
An Overview of the Scala Programming Language (2. Edition)
TLDR
This paper gives an overview of the Scala language for readers who are familar with programming methods and programming language design.
Local Environmental Grassroots Activism: Contributions from Environmental Psychology, Sociology and Politics
Local environmental grassroots activism is robust and globally ubiquitous despite the ebbs and flows of the general environmental movement. In this review we synthesize social movement, environmental
The field school in intercultural education as a model for international service-learning and collaborative action-research training.
Reference: Karakos, H.L., Fisher, B.W., Geller, J., Lunn, L., Palmer, N.A., Perkins, D.D., Mihaylov, N., Partridge, W.L., & Shields, S. (2016). The Field School in Intercultural Education as a model
XML Tree Structure Compression
TLDR
The experiments show that the Huffman-like encoding of the grammars (without any backend compressor whatsoever) consistently outperforms XMill with gzip backend, and this offers the smallest queriable XML tree structure representation currently available.
From victims to citizens: Emerging activist identities in the anti-fracking movement in Bulgaria.
  • N. Mihaylov
  • Political Science, Sociology
    Journal of community psychology
  • 15 November 2019
TLDR
The emerging activist identities were processes and products of the complex relationships between agency and context and contributed in illuminating the links between policy context, empowerment, participation, and political action.
Speaking power to power: Grassroots democracy in the anti-fracking movement in Bulgaria.
  • N. Mihaylov
  • Sociology, Political Science
    Journal of community psychology
  • 14 April 2020
TLDR
The study draws on social movements, community psychology, and grassroots democracy theory to explore, describe and critique how participants in the AFM collectively constructed meanings and practices of organizing in interaction with the sociopolitical context as they expanded their efforts from the local to the national level of policy-making.
Appraisal and coping predict health and well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic: An international approach.
TLDR
An international survey examining the degree to which people's appraisals and coping activities around the pandemic predicted their health and well-being indicated that, despite mean-level societal differences in outcomes, the pattern of appraisal and coping strategies predicting health andwell-being was consistent across countries.
Tree Structure Compression
TLDR
The experiments show that the Huffman-like encoding of the grammars (without any backend compressor whatsoever) consistently outperforms XMill with gzip backend, and this offers the smallest queriable XML tree structure representation currently available.
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