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Democratic epistemology and democratic morality: the appeal and challenges of peircean pragmatism

Does the wide distribution of political power in democracies, relative to other modes of government, result in better decisions? Specifically, do we have any reason to believe that they are better qualitatively – more reasoned, better supported by the available evidence, more deserving of support – than those which have been made by other means? In order to answer this question we...

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Université de Genève

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English / 01/01/2018

A general framework for routing problems with stochastic demands

We introduce a unified modeling and solution framework for various classes of rich vehicle and inventory routing problems as well as other probability-based routing problems with a time-horizon dimension. Demand is assumed to be stochastic and non-stationary, and is forecast using any forecasting model that provides expected demands over the planning horizon, with error terms from...

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Haute Ecole de Gestion de Genève

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/ 23/11/2017

Adriel Jost: Is Monetary Policy Too Complex for the Public? Evidence from the UK

Central banks have increased their engagement in the information and education of the broad public. But what can be said about the nonprofessional’s knowledge of monetary policy and central banking? Based on the Bank of England’s Inflation Attitudes Survey, I construct a score to capture the central banking knowledge of the respondents. I show that the average British person displays...

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Banque nationale suisse

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English / 23/11/2017

David Haab and Thomas Nitschka: Predicting returns on asset markets of a small, open economy and the influence of global risks.

Stylized facts of asset return predictability are mainly based on evidence from the US, a large, closed economy, and, hence, are not necessarily representative of small, open economies. Furthermore, discountrate news mainly drive US asset returns. This is not the case in other economies. We use Switzerland as example to highlight the importance of these issues and to assess the...

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Banque nationale suisse

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English / 22/11/2017

Der Markt ist ethisch blind

Ethisches Wirtschaften setzt tragfähige Rechtsnormen voraus: Warum es die Konzernverantwortungsinitiative braucht.
Replik zum Gastbeitrag "Eine Verrechtlichung dient niemandem" von Markus Huppenbauer im Tages-Anzeiger v. 20. November 2017, S. 11.

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Deutsch / 22/11/2017

Frauen in Führungspositionen: Wenig erreicht, viel zu tun,aber alles in Butter?

Kaum etwas hat sich in den letzten Jahrzenten so verändert wie die Geschlechterverhältnisse. Frauen haben im Bildungsbereich aufgeholt – sie stellen einen Anteil von über 50% bei Matura, Studium und auch den Hochschulabschlüssen. Frauen verfügen über die gleichen politischen Rechte und es wird als normal angesehen, dass Mütter erwerbstätig sind. Die Gleichstellung der Geschlechter...

Deutsch / 21/11/2017

Balancing alancing tradition and innovatrion: : the role of strategic naming and family roots in the franconian beer industry

The introduction of new products is often seen as an attractive strategy that improves firm performance. However, because novelty can endanger local traditions and decrease attachment to existing stakeholders, launching new products can result in an arduous enterprise, in particular, in industries that value tradition. This paper elaborates on the resources and strategies upon which...

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Haute Ecole de Gestion de Genève

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/ 19/11/2017

Negative results for the prediction of postprandial hypoglycemias from insulin intakes and carbohydrates: : analysis and comparison with simulated data

Diabetic patients usually take insulin bolus right before eat-ing a meal. A wrong dosage of insulin may lead to a hypoglycemia. Be-ing able to anticipate such insulin-induced, postprandial hypoglycemias would enable warning of the patients about the risk associated with the quantity of insulin they are planning to take. In this work, we explore the feasibility of predicting these...

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Haute Ecole de Gestion de Genève

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/ 19/11/2017

Steerable wavelet machines (SWM): : learning moving frames

We present texture operators encoding class-specific local organizations of image directions (LOIDs) in a rotation-invariant fashion. The LOIDs are key for visual understanding, and are at the origin of the success of the popular approaches, such as local binary patterns (LBPs) and the scale-invariant feature transform (SIFT). Whereas, LBPs and SIFT yield hand-crafted image...

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Haute Ecole de Gestion de Genève

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English / 19/11/2017

ChaLearn joint contest on multimedia challenges beyond visual analysis: : an overview

This paper provides an overview of the Joint Contest on Multimedia Challenges Beyond Visual Analysis. We organized an academic competition that focused on four problems that require effective processing of multimodal information in order to be solved. Two tracks were devoted to gesture spotting and recognition from RGB-D video, two fundamental problems for human computer interaction...

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Haute Ecole de Gestion de Genève

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/ 19/11/2017

Regulation of crowdlending: the case of Switzerland

The increasing interdependence of firms and individuals throughout the world facilitates the development of the crowdlending market. Crowdlending is an emerging source of financing involving open calls to the public, generally via internet, to finance with loans individuals or companies (Meyer, 2007). The major role of crowdlending activities has been to bring new energy to a global...

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Haute Ecole de Gestion de Genève

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English / 13/11/2017

Regulation of crowdlending: : the case of Switzerland

The increasing interdependence of firms and individuals throughout the world facilitates the development of the crowdlending market. Crowdlending is an emerging source of financing involving open calls to the public, generally via internet, to finance with loans individuals or companies (Meyer, 2007). The major role of crowdlending activities has been to bring new energy to a global...

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Haute Ecole de Gestion de Genève

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English / 13/11/2017

e-MEMENTO: : a smartwatch experiment to investigate rote memorization in the connected age

This article presents the results obtained by a qualitative study aiming at assessing the impact of innovative technologies on rote learning. The study involved students attending courses at Bachelor level. We compared the memorization of data provided on hard paper copies with data displayed on the smartwatch. We developed an application on the Apple Watch generating data batches....

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Haute Ecole de Gestion de Genève

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/ 11/11/2017

E-voting: : enhance digital native student interactions with a new voting activity in Moodle

This paper presents a new Moodle activity called “e-voting”. This activity brings wider interaction inside large face-to-face classes. The paper presents how interactions can be supported and enhanced by engaging students, and also by enabling professors to work on initial concepts in a flipped-class or distance learning contexts. This paper describes the three different pedagogical...

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Haute Ecole de Gestion de Genève

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/ 11/11/2017

Expectation and experience: : passenger acceptance of autonomous public transportation vehicles

Passenger acceptance is a key factor for the successful integration, uptake and use of autonomous vehicles (AVs) in the domain of public transpor-tation. Especially knowing opinions and attitudes around safety, comfort and convenience. We discuss a pilot study conducted as part of a larger research project where AVs are being tested to transport members of the general public on a...

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Haute Ecole de Gestion de Genève

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/ 11/11/2017

Tourist's animal welfare considerations: : elephant tourism in Thailand

There is a growing interest in the treatment of animals used in the tourism industry, yet the academic literature on the animal welfare consideration exhibited by tourists is limited. This study seeks to identify if demographic differences amongst tourists engaging in animal-based tourism influence the importance they attribute to the ethical treatment of those animals. A statistical...

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Haute Ecole de Gestion de Genève

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/ 09/11/2017

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