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Lecture on Two Network Mechanisms
individuals are variably connected to one another as a
function of prior contact, exchange, and attendant emotions
information circulated more within groups than between
individuals informed early or more broadly have an

Homework on Mens and Womens Networks
Study of Interaction Patterns and Influence in An
Organization
Intro
Relationship of patterns to
(1) perceptions of influence
(2) promotions to supervisory positions
individuals positions in workflow and interaction ne

Lecture on Human Rights,
Human Rights, Nation States, and NGOs: Structural Holes
and the Emergence of Global Regimes
by Stohl and Stohl
world is becoming more and more dense with all those
organizations
structural holes with the global organizational
comm

Lecture on Networks and Individual Responsibility
Co-housing
houses can give up unused space, an exchange.
Communal kitchens
fills structural holes
bridging social and bonding social capital
Social support
changing the social networks of people based on t

Lecture on Mechanisms of Contagion
peer influenced based on direct communication (cohesion)
comparison through peers who occupy similar network
positions (structural equivalence) in the context of
adolescents drinking alcohol
study measured peer risk-tak

Lecture on The Other Side
"While its been reported that people who occupy these
structural holes become more successful. some structural
holes may be 'social potholes that can hear you and your
business"
Burnouts
Great deal of work and tension
Blackouts

Lecture on Binge Drinking
considered when men have 5 or more drinks in one sitting
and when girls have four or more drinks in one sitting
drink due to social pressures
Ads
shows peer pressure from network
shows some positive ads
chick wakes up next to ra

Homework on Adolescent Friendship Networks
Trajectories of Binge Drinking by Pollard et al
examine how adolescent friendship networks are linked to
binged drinking trajectories into young adulthood
examining whether an individuals structural position in
f

Midterm Review
Contagion Models
Cohesion: you associate with people and adopt their
behaviors
Differential Association Theory: behave like those you hang
out with
Comparison Model
Social Learning Theory: You dont need to be associated to
adopt their beha

HOMEWORK 1 (PART 1) - CHAPTER 12 MATH 200
Problem 1 Let A, B be points in space, and let u, v be vectors in space. For each of the following
expressions, indicate if it is a vector, a scalar, or undeﬁned (circle the correct answer for each).

SOCIETY OF ACTUARIES
EXAM P PROBABILITY
EXAM P SAMPLE SOLUTIONS
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Coaching Actuaries Exam FM Suggested Study Schedule
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RECOMMENDED STUDY APPROACH
Phase 1: Learn
Step 1: For each topic, watch video lessons and/or read study manual.
Step 2: Take quiz on the topic using Adapt and/or using en

Sociology 104 Fall-2015
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Animal Behavior
Exam 3 Review
Concepts, ideas and information you should know and
understand:
1. Understand what sexual selection is and why it occurs.
2. Understand what parental investment is and the role it plays in sexual selection.
3. Understand the

Worksheet 2
Math 200
Problem 1
The curve in the following picture is the zero level set f (x, y) = 0 of a differentiable function f (x, y).
We are shown the regions of the xy-plane where f (x, y) is positive and where f (x, y) is negative.
Positive
A
Nega

Homework 1 (Part 2) - Chapter 12
Math 200
1. Consider the line given by
2t + 1
x(t) = t 1 .
t
Find the points where this line crosses each of the coordinate planes.
2. In each of the following, find the intersection of the given line with the given plane.

Homework 2 - 13.1-13.5
Math 200
For Problems 1 through 4, consider the following vector-valued functions 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , and
consider the following graphs (A),(B),(C),(D):
t
t sin t + cos t
e cos t
1 (t) =
0 t 4,
2 (t) =
0 t 4,
t cos t sin t
et sin t
t

Flux across a portion of a cylinder (16.5)
Consider the cylinder of radius R centered on
the z-axis.
Note that in order to describe a location on
the cylinder of radius R, all we need to specify
are the angle (about the z-axis) and the
height z, since
x =

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Properties of the gradient (14.5)
Our next goal is to study some very basic (but important) properties of the gradient
f (x,y) = f x , f y
Note that if f : ! 2 ! , then f : ! 2 ! 2 . Some goals for today are to investigate:
how gradients are represented

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MATH 200
Problem 1
Let A, B be points in space, and let u, v be vectors in space. For each of the following
expressions, indicate if it is a vector, a scalar, or undeﬁned (circle the correct answer for ea

Network Relationships Lecture
Relationships
facilitate and hinder our individuality
unique but only make sense in the context of other
relationships
exacerbate and alleviate stress
the building blocks of structural dynamics
help you succeed and fail
how i