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See detailIntroduction. L'école, le lien social et l'enseignement des faits religieux
Piet, Grégory ULg

in Grandjean, Geoffrey; Piet, Grégory (Eds.) Polémiques à l'école. Perspectives internationales sur le lien social (2012)

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See detailIntroduction
Florence, Eric ULg; Madariaga College of Europe Foundation, Defraigne

in Florence, Eric; Defraigne, Pierre (Eds.) Towards a New Development Paradigm in Twenty-First Century China. Economy, Society and Politics (2012)

This book argues that the current state of China requires an important paradigm shift in the way the party-state manages the country’s development, and goes on to assess the fitness of the party-state for ... [more ▼]

This book argues that the current state of China requires an important paradigm shift in the way the party-state manages the country’s development, and goes on to assess the fitness of the party-state for implementing such a paradigm shift and the likelihood of the party-state bringing this about. It brings together an examination of the very latest situation in a range of key areas where current developments have the potential to undermine substantially the status quo, areas such as the recent economic crisis and the resulting economic slowdown, increasing labour unrest, mounting calls for social justice, worsening urban-rural disparity, the urgent need to implement social welfare programmes, the rise of civil society, and the impact of new media. Overall, the book provides a thorough appraisal of the difficulties which China currently faces. [less ▲]

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See detailLes jardins collectifs : une agriculture du social
Muramatsu, Kenjiro ULg

in Nizet, Jean; Stassart, Pierre M; Van Dam, Denise (Eds.) et al Agroécologie : Entre pratiques et sciences sociales (2012)

Les nouveaux jardins collectifs en France et en Belgique apparus après la crise des années 1970 ouvrent un nouveau champ d’activité où l’espace de travail en agriculture biologique se connecte, en passant ... [more ▼]

Les nouveaux jardins collectifs en France et en Belgique apparus après la crise des années 1970 ouvrent un nouveau champ d’activité où l’espace de travail en agriculture biologique se connecte, en passant par le champ de l’écologie, au champ du social en transformation. Les difficultés rencontrées par le projet de mise en réseau des jardins belges entre 2004 et 2008 révèlent des éléments majeurs du défi politique pour leurs organisations. [less ▲]

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See detailDe gevolgen van de internationalisering op de beheersprocessen van de Kleine en Middelgrote Onderneming
Van Caillie, Didier ULg

in KEFIK-CEFIP (Ed.) De internationalisering van de KMO (nog vast te houden) (2012)

In de economische, politieke, sociale en financiële context die kenmerkend was voor het begin van de 20e eeuw, hebben fenomenen zoals marktderegulering, dereglementering van handelspraktijken en ... [more ▼]

In de economische, politieke, sociale en financiële context die kenmerkend was voor het begin van de 20e eeuw, hebben fenomenen zoals marktderegulering, dereglementering van handelspraktijken en toenemende marktkoppeling vooral bij de Kleine en Middelgrote Onderneming geleid tot een nagenoeg onvermijdelijke confrontatie met het fenomeen van de internationalisering. Deze confrontatie heeft onontkoombare gevolgen voor de organisatie en de dagelijkse werking van de KMO. Ze wordt meer bepaald verplicht tot een grondige professionalisering van haar beheerspraktijken (vooral de invoering van systematische procedures voor controle van haar activiteiten) en tot effectieve integratie – in haar beheersprocessen en -praktijken en in de uitwerking van haar strategische keuzes – van de multiculturele dimensie die onvermijdelijk nauw verbonden is met het fenomeen van internationalisering van activiteiten. Deze consequenties hebben op hun beurt een weerslag op de instrumenten, regels, gedragslijnen, interne richtlijnen, informele praktijken ... die samen het systeem van processen vormen dat door de KMO-bestuurders werd opgezet om het beheer ervan mogelijk te maken met het oog op regelmatige en recurrente prestaties. Kenmerkend voor dat beheer is met name het feit dat de KMO in staat moet zijn continu de zichzelf opgelegde financiële, industriële of maatschappelijke doelstellingen te bereiken. Deze bijdrage heeft als doel om met behulp van een gestructureerd analysekader na te gaan welke implicaties het internationaliseringsfenomeen kan hebben op het systeem van de processen van de performante KMO. Dit artikel steunt op een synthese van de elementen die naar voren komen in de gespecialiseerde wetenschappelijke en vakliteratuur die gewijd is aan het effect van de internationalisering in KMO-context, gestructureerd met als organisatiekader de modellering van de (non-)performance van de KMO, voorgesteld door Crutzen en Van Caillie (2009). [less ▲]

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See detailNeural Correlates of Human Sleep and Sleep-Dependent Memory Processing
Meyer, Christelle ULg; Muto, Vincenzo ULg; Jaspar, Mathieu ULg et al

in Frank, Marcos (Ed.) Sleep and Brain Activity (2012)

Wakefulness and sleep are associated with distinct patterns of neural activity and neuromodulation. In humans, functional neuroimaging was used to characterize the related changes in regional brain ... [more ▼]

Wakefulness and sleep are associated with distinct patterns of neural activity and neuromodulation. In humans, functional neuroimaging was used to characterize the related changes in regional brain metabolism and hemodynamics. Recent data combining EEG and fMRI described the transient responses associated with spindles and slow waves, as well as the changes in functional integration during NREM sleep. It was also shown that regional brain activity during sleep is influenced by the experience acquired during the preceding waking period. These data are currently interpreted in the framework of two theories. First, the use-dependent increase in slow oscillation during NREM sleep is associated with local synaptic homeostasis. Second, reactivations of memory traces during NREM sleep would reorganize declarative memories in hippocampal-neocortical networks, a systems-level memory consolidation which can be hindered by sleep deprivation. Collectively, these data reveal the dynamical changes in brain activity during sleep which support normal human cognition. [less ▲]

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See detailChapter 17: Thiamin
Bettendorff, Lucien ULg

in Erdman, Jr, John W.; MacDonald, Ian A.; Zeisel, Steven H. (Eds.) Present Knowledge in Nutrition (2012)

Thiamin (vitamin B1) was the first vitamin characterized and its discovery was at the origin of the concept of vitamin. Thiamin deficiency mainly affects the nervous system and causes two classical ... [more ▼]

Thiamin (vitamin B1) was the first vitamin characterized and its discovery was at the origin of the concept of vitamin. Thiamin deficiency mainly affects the nervous system and causes two classical diseases, beriberi (a polyneuritic syndrome) and Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome (anterograde amnesia resulting from brain lesions in alcoholics). Thiamin transport through the membranes of intestinal and other cells requires specific carriers. As the process is rather slow, various lipid-soluble thiamin precursors with better bioavailability have been developed. In the cytosol, thiamin is pyrophosphorylated to thiamin diphosphate (ThDP), an indispenable cofactor in cell energy metabolism. Therefore, thiamin deficiency causes decreased cofactor function, leading to neuronal death. In addition, non-cofactor roles of the triphosphorylated derivatives thiamin triphosphate (ThTP) and adenosine thiamin triphosphate (AThTP) may play a role in metabolic regulation and may contribute to the pathology of thiamin deficiency-induced brain lesions. Current research interests are focused on the metabolism and role of thiamin derivatives (especially in catalysis by ThDP-dependent enzymes) and the biochemical and pathophysiological mechanisms by which thiamin deficiency induces specific brain lesions and may be implicated in other disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease and diabetes. [less ▲]

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See detailX-RAY STRUCTURES AND MECHANISMS OF METALLO-beta-LACTAMASES
Bebrone, Carine ULg; Garau, Gianpiero; Garcia-Saez, Isabel et al

in Frère, Jean-Marie (Ed.) Beta-Lactamases (Molecular Anatomy and Physiology of Proteins) (2012)

The metallo--lactamase superfamily comprises a remarkable set of enzymes that catalyse the hydrolysis of a wide range of substrates such as peptides, nucleic acids, antibiotics of the penicillin family ... [more ▼]

The metallo--lactamase superfamily comprises a remarkable set of enzymes that catalyse the hydrolysis of a wide range of substrates such as peptides, nucleic acids, antibiotics of the penicillin family and organophosphorus derivatives. In the past ten years, X-Ray structures of representative enzymes from different families have been determined, with the metallo--lactamases being the most represented. The salient common structural feature is the presence of a catalytic metal centre embedded within a  fold. The wealth of sequence and structural information on metallo--lactamases has allowed their classification into three subclasses. Structural information is now available for members of each subclass. Interestingly, these structures show the presence of either a mono or a di-nuclear metal centre in the active sites raising questions on the metal to protein stoichiometry under physiological conditions. In addition, the structures reveal a wide variability in the shape of the active site, which involves three variable loops lining the metal centre. For each enzyme a clear correlation is found between active site shape and substrate specificity. [less ▲]

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See detailLimits of Imports from Economics into Competition Law
Sibony, Anne-Lise ULg

in Lianos, Ioanis; Sokol, Daniel (Eds.) The Global Limits of Competition Law (2012)

This article is part of a volume on limits of competition law. It explores a particular type of limitations, which has not recieved the attention it deserves. These limits stem from finite legal ... [more ▼]

This article is part of a volume on limits of competition law. It explores a particular type of limitations, which has not recieved the attention it deserves. These limits stem from finite legal technology and bear on imports from economics into competition law. There is usually more than one way to import any given element of economic wisdom into a court decisions, but there is a finite number of options. Therefore, courts who are willing to take on an economic arguments will have to make choices as to the most suited legal technique among those available. In this article, I offer a typology of available legal techniques and explain their respective characteristics in terms of three characteristics, which matter for importing economics: degree of legal change implied, flexibility and fidelity to economic reasoning. I argue that it is important that courts become aware of the choice-of-technique decisions they are making and that scholars consider this methodological dimension of competition law & economics. [less ▲]

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See detailProfils sociaux des écrivains belges francophones de l'entre-deux-guerres
Dozo, Björn-Olav ULg

in Graceffa, Agnès (Ed.) Vivre de son art. Histoire socioculturelle du statut de l'artiste, XV-XXIe siècles (2012)

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See detail"Le film comme tombeau : composition, décomposition et reprises dans l'œuvre de Bill Morrison""
Belloi, Livio ULg

in Chardin, Jean-Jacques (Ed.) The Déjà-Vu and the Authentic : Reprise, Recycling, Recuperating in Anglophone Literature and Culture (2012)

This essay discusses the notion of reprise within the field of contemporary experimental cinema, and more specifically, within the tradition of found footage film (Joseph Cornell, Bruce Conner, Ken Jacobs ... [more ▼]

This essay discusses the notion of reprise within the field of contemporary experimental cinema, and more specifically, within the tradition of found footage film (Joseph Cornell, Bruce Conner, Ken Jacobs, etc.). It focuses on "Decasia" (2002), a film in which American filmmaker Bill Morrison re-edits fragments of decaying nitrate film stock to the sound of a detuned symphony composed by Michael Gordon. Throughout "Decasia", Morrison explores the various and subtle connections between the image and its material decomposition. This text aims to study three of these specific relationships: obliteration, disfiguration, and congruency. [less ▲]

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See detailZooplankton of Lake Kivu
Darchambeau, François ULg; Isumbisho, Mwapu; Descy, Jean-Pierre

in Descy, Jean-Pierre; Darchambeau, François; Schmid, Martin (Eds.) Lake Kivu, Limnology and Biogeochemistry of a Tropical Great Lake (2012)

The dominant species of the crustacean plankton in Lake Kivu are the cyclopoid copepods Thermocyclops consimilis and Mesocyclops aequatorialis and the cladoceran Diaphanosoma excisum. Mean crustacean ... [more ▼]

The dominant species of the crustacean plankton in Lake Kivu are the cyclopoid copepods Thermocyclops consimilis and Mesocyclops aequatorialis and the cladoceran Diaphanosoma excisum. Mean crustacean biomass over the period 2003–2004 was 0.99 g C m−2. The seasonal dynamics closely followed variations of chlorophyll a concentration and responded well to the dry season phytoplankton peak. The mean annual crustacean production rate was 23 g C m−2 year−1. The mean trophic transfer efficiency between phytoplankton and herbivorous zooplankton was equal to 6.8 %, indicating a coupling between both trophic levels similar to that in other East African Great lakes. These observations suggest a predominant bottom-up control of plankton dynamics and biomass in Lake Kivu. Whereas the present biomass of crustacean plankton in Lake Kivu is comparable to that of other African Rift lakes, the zooplankton biomass before Limnothrissa introduction was 2.6 g C m−2, based on estimation from available historical data. So, if the sardine introduction in the middle of the last century led to a threefold decrease of zooplankton biomass, it did not affect zooplankton production to a level which would lead to the collapse of the food web and of the fishery. [less ▲]

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See detailMicrobial Ecology of Lake Kivu
Llirós, Marc; Descy, Jean-Pierre; Libert, Xavier et al

in Descy, Jean-Pierre; Darchambeau, François; Schmid, Martin (Eds.) Lake Kivu, Limnology and Biogeochemistry of a Tropical Great Lake (2012)

We review available data on archaea, bacteria and small eukaryotes in an attempt to provide a general picture of microbial diversity, abundances and microbe-driven processes in Lake Kivu surface and ... [more ▼]

We review available data on archaea, bacteria and small eukaryotes in an attempt to provide a general picture of microbial diversity, abundances and microbe-driven processes in Lake Kivu surface and intermediate waters (ca. 0–100 m). The various water layers present contrasting physical and chemical properties and harbour very different microbial communities supported by the vertical redox structure. For instance, we found a clear vertical segregation of archaeal and bacterial assemblages between the oxic and the anoxic zone of the surface waters. The presence of specific bacterial (e.g. Green Sulfur Bacteria) and archaeal (e.g. ammonia-oxidising archaea) communities and the prevailing physico-chemical conditions point towards the redoxcline as the most active and metabolically diverse water layer. The archaeal assemblage in the surface and intermediate water column layers was mainly composed by the phylum Crenarchaeota , by the recently defined phylum Thaumarchaeota and by the phylum Euryarchaeota . In turn, the bacterial assemblage comprised mainly ubiquitous members of planktonic assemblages of freshwater environments (Actinobacteria, Bacteroidetes and Betaproteobacteria among others) and other less commonly retrieved phyla (e.g. Chlorobi, Clostridium and Deltaproteobacteria). The community of small eukaryotes (<5 µm) mainly comprised Stramenopiles , Alveolata , Cryptophyta , Chytridiomycota , Kinetoplastea and Choanoflagellida, by decreasing order of richness. The total prokaryotic abundance ranged between 0.5 × 10^6 and 2.0 × 10^6 cells mL−1 , with maxima located in the 0–20 m layer, while phycoerythrin-rich Synechococcus-like picocyanobacteria populations were comprised between 0.5 × 10^5 and 2.0 × 10^5 cells mL−1 in the same surface layer. Brown-coloured species of Green Sulfur Bacteria permanently developed at 11m depth in Kabuno Bay and sporadically in the anoxic waters of the lower mixolimnion of the main basin. The mean bacterial production was estimated to 336 mg C m−2 day−1 . First estimates of the re-assimilation by bacterioplankton of dissolved organic matter excreted by phytoplankton showed high values of dissolved primary production (ca. 50% of total production). The bacterial carbon demand can totally be fuelled by phytoplankton production. Overall, recent studies have revealed a high microbial diversity in Lake Kivu, and point towards a central role of microbes in the biogeochemical and ecological functioning of the surface layers, comprising the mixolimnion and the upper chemocline. [less ▲]

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See detailLake Kivu Research: Conclusions and Perspectives
Descy, Jean-Pierre; Darchambeau, François ULg; Schmid, Martin

in Descy, Jean-Pierre; Darchambeau, François; Schmid, Martin (Eds.) Lake Kivu, Limnology and Biogeochemistry of a Tropical Great Lake (2012)

In this chapter the knowledge gained from the interdisciplinary research on Lake Kivu presented in the previous chapters is synthesized. The importance of the sublacustrine springs as a driving force for ... [more ▼]

In this chapter the knowledge gained from the interdisciplinary research on Lake Kivu presented in the previous chapters is synthesized. The importance of the sublacustrine springs as a driving force for physical and biogeochemical processes is highlighted, the special properties of the lake’s food web structure are discussed, and the consequences and impacts of both the introduction of a new fish species and methane extraction are evaluated. Finally, a list of open research questions illustrates that Lake Kivu has by far not yet revealed all of its secrets. [less ▲]

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See detailQuand une contrainte décrétale offre des opportunités de développement. Analyse croisée de deux dispositifs de formation.
Beckers, Jacqueline ULg; Simons, Germain ULg

in Vinatier, Isabelle (Ed.) Réflexivité et développement professionnel (2012)

Cet article présente deux dispositifs de formation organisés dans le cadre du CAPAES à l'ULg. Le premier dispositif est destiné aux psychologues, pédagogues et logopèdes, et le second aux enseignants de ... [more ▼]

Cet article présente deux dispositifs de formation organisés dans le cadre du CAPAES à l'ULg. Le premier dispositif est destiné aux psychologues, pédagogues et logopèdes, et le second aux enseignants de langues modernes. Ces deux dispositifs sont analysés, entre autres, à la lumière du concept de "génèses instrumentales, conceptuelles et identitaires" (Pastré, Rabardel). Le regard croisé qui est posé sur les deux dispositifs permet d'isoler des points de convergences mais aussi de divergences et débouche sur des suggestions d'amélioration de chacun des deux dispositifs. [less ▲]

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See detailPhytoplankton of Lake Kivu
Sarmento, Hugo; Darchambeau, François ULg; Descy, Jean-Pierre

in Descy, Jean-Pierre; Darchambeau, François; Schmid, Martin (Eds.) Lake Kivu, Limnology and Biogeochemistry of a Tropical Great Lake (2012)

This chapter reviews taxonomic composition, biomass, production and nutrient limitation of the phytoplankton of Lake Kivu. Present Lake Kivu phytoplankton is dominated by cyanobacteria – mainly ... [more ▼]

This chapter reviews taxonomic composition, biomass, production and nutrient limitation of the phytoplankton of Lake Kivu. Present Lake Kivu phytoplankton is dominated by cyanobacteria – mainly Synechococcus spp. and thin filaments of Planktolyngbya limnetica – and by pennate diatoms, among which Nitzschia bacata and Fragilaria danica are dominant. Seasonal shifts occur, with cyanobacteria developing more in the rainy season, and the diatoms in the dry season. Other groups present are cryptophytes, chrysophytes, chlorophytes and dinoflagellates. According to a survey conducted in the period 2002–2008, the composition of the phytoplankton assemblage was quasi homogeneous among lake basins. The mean euphotic depth varied between 17 and 20 m, and the increase in the ratio between mixed layer depth and euphotic depth to about 2 in the dry season may have selected for diatoms and cryptophytes, which tended to present their maximal development in this season, when cyanobacteria slightly decreased. Mean chlorophyll a concentration was 2.16 mg m−3, and the mean daily primary production was 0.62 g C m−2 day−1 (range, 0.14–1.92), i.e. in the same range as in other large oligotrophic East African Rift lakes. Seston elemental ratios indicated a moderate P deficiency during the dry, mixed season and a severe P limitation during part of the rainy, stratified season; the C:N ratio indicated a moderate N limitation throughout the year. Nutrient addition assays pointed to a direct N limitation and co-limitation by P during rainy seasons and P or N limitation during dry seasons depending on the year. Thus, phytoplankton ecology in Lake Kivu does not differ from that of other Rift lakes, where seasonal variations result in a trade-off between low light with high nutrient supply and high light with low nutrient supply. Phytoplankton production in Lake Kivu is also similar to that of other Rift lakes, and nutrient limitation of phytoplankton growth may occur as a result of variable availability of N and P, as in Lakes Tanganyika and Malawi, even though the extent of P limitation seems greater in Lake Kivu. [less ▲]

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See detailL'anéantissement des donations entre vifs
Moreau, Pierre ULg

in Moreau, Pierre (Ed.) Libéralités et successions (2012)

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See detailLa curatelle à succession vacante
Moreau, Pierre ULg

in Moreau, Pierre (Ed.) Libéralités et successions (2012)

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See detailHéritiers réservataires - Réserve du conjoint survivant - Portée de l'article 1094, alinéa 2, du Code civil
Moreau, Pierre ULg

in Moreau, Pierre (Ed.) Libéralités et successions (2012)

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See detailLes conditions de forme des donations entre vifs
Rosoux, Hélène ULg

in Moreau, Pierre (Ed.) Libéralités et successions (2012)

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See detailElectroinitiated polymerization
Jérôme, Christine ULg

in Matyjaszewski, Krzysztof; Möller, Martin (Eds.) Polymer Science: a comprehensive reference ; volume 4: Ring-Opening Polymerization and Special Polymerization Processes (2012)

Electroinitiated polymerization, a method particularly relevant in coating technology, offers the unique opportunity of imparting permanent functionality/reactivity to a variety of surfaces, provided that ... [more ▼]

Electroinitiated polymerization, a method particularly relevant in coating technology, offers the unique opportunity of imparting permanent functionality/reactivity to a variety of surfaces, provided that the solid substrate is (semi)conducting. By focusing on the electroinitiation of acrylic monomers, basic concepts and some tools dedicated to the analysis of this peculiar polymerization process are discussed in this chapter. The important role of this polymerization method in the field of conjugated polymers is also highlighted. Finally, this chapter concludes with the opportunities and future challenges of this technology. [less ▲]

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See detailLes donations testamentaires
Moreau, Pierre ULg

in Moreau, Pierre (Ed.) Libéralités et successions (2012)

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See detailLes conditions de fond de formation des libéralités. L'objet
Moreau, Pierre ULg

in Moreau, Pierre (Ed.) Libéralités et successions (2012)

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See detailThe Impact of the OECD and UN Model Conventions on Bilateral Tax Treaties: 4. Belgium
Richelle, Isabelle ULg; Traversa, Edoardo

in Lang, Michael; Pistone, Pasquale; Schuch, Josef (Eds.) et al The Impact of the OECD and UN Model Conventions on Bilateral Tax Treaties (2012)

This book provides an analysis of bilateral tax treaties concluded by thirty-seven jurisdictions from five continents and empirically ascertains the impact of the UN and OECD Model Tax Conventions on ... [more ▼]

This book provides an analysis of bilateral tax treaties concluded by thirty-seven jurisdictions from five continents and empirically ascertains the impact of the UN and OECD Model Tax Conventions on bilateral tax treaties. It therefore fills a major gap in the international tax literature, which has so far either studied the sole Model Tax Conventions or focused on bilateral treaties in the context of the tax treaty policy of single countries, and sets the pace for a new methodology in the analysis and interpretation of tax treaties. A general report outlines the key points of the analysis, highlights current trends and predicts future developments of multilateralism and global tax law. This is an essential resource for academics, tax authorities and international tax practitioners who find textbooks based on Model Tax Conventions insufficient. • First study of tax treaties to adopt a global perspective • Demonstrates the impact of the OECD and UN Model Conventions via independent expert analysis and supplemented by a general report • Sets new standards for tax treaty interpretation by turning bilateral treaties into a possible core for developing multilateralism in global tax law [less ▲]

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Moreau, Pierre ULg

in Moreau, Pierre (Ed.) Libéralités et successions (2012)

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See detailLa renonciation
Moreau, Pierre ULg

in Moreau, Pierre (Ed.) Libéralités et successions (2012)

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See detailLes conditions de fond de formation des libéralités. La cause
Moreau, Pierre ULg

in Moreau, Pierre (Ed.) Libéralités et successions (2012)

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See detailL'option héréditaire
Rosoux, Hélène ULg

in Moreau, Pierre (Ed.) Libéralités et successions (2012)

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See detailImplication des mécanismes d’apprentissage de régularités dans l’acquisition du langage chez l’enfant sain et dysphasique
Gabriel, Audrey ULg; Urbain, Charline

in C. Maillart, M.-A. Schelstraete (Ed.) Les dysphasies : de l’évaluation à la rééducation (2012)

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See detailLong-term sediment management for sustainable hydropower
Dewals, Benjamin ULg; Rulot, François ULg; Erpicum, Sébastien ULg et al

in Sayigh, A (Ed.) Comprehensive Renewable Energy. Vol. 6 (2012)

Since the second half of the 20th century and for decades to come, sedimentation in reservoirs is challenging our ability to maintain the storage capacity needed for water supply, flood mitigation and ... [more ▼]

Since the second half of the 20th century and for decades to come, sedimentation in reservoirs is challenging our ability to maintain the storage capacity needed for water supply, flood mitigation and hydroelectricity production. This complex issue needs to be accounted for from the early stages of the design of dams and reservoirs, until the definition of operation rules oriented towards sustainable management of water and sediments. With reference to the widely-used Driver, Pressure, State, Impact, Response (DPSIR) analytical framework (European Commission 2003), the present chapter reviews key figures and trends in worldwide reservoirs sedimentation, as well as analyzes contemporary sediment management strategies. Besides setting some fundamentals of reservoir sedimentation and summarizing up-to-date background information on rate and distribution of loss of storage in the world, we identify some key driving forces of soil erosion, such as land use, urban development, agriculture and deforestation. Main mechanisms of watershed erosion and sediment yield to reservoirs are also discussed, with a focus on their spatial and temporal variation. Means for quantifying the magnitude of this pressure on reservoirs sustainability are presented, including reservoir surveys, fluvial measurements and combined approaches with numerical modelling. After a review of sedimentation impacts, both locally and downstream as well as upstream of the reservoir, we describe current experience and future opportunities of response to reservoir sedimentation. Possible measures are classified into three broad categories: sediment yield reduction, sediment routing (bypass and pass-through) and sediment removal (dredging and flushing). Pro and contras are presented for the different modes of reservoir operation, as well as their expected efficiency and some specific constraints. Predicting the sedimentation pattern as well as grain sorting processes is a prerequisite for developing optimal sediment evacuation strategies, involving for instance flushing operations. Sound modelling of sediment transport and deposition in reservoirs is highlighted as highly beneficial to support sediment management in the perspective of achieving reservoir sustainability. The chapter also illustrates how spatially distributed numerical modelling may succeed in enhancing decision-making for selecting optimal sediment management measures. [less ▲]

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See detailDéveloppements récents en matière de garanties mobilières et de cautionnement
Georges, Frédéric ULg; Musch, Charlotte ULg

in L'entreprise en difficulté (2012)

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See detailRéflexions rétrospectives sur le sort d’une circonscription bientôt scindée : La problématique électorale de Bruxelles-Hal-Vilvorde et la sixième réforme de l’État
Behrendt, Christian ULg

in Bouhon, Frédéric; Reuchamps, Min (Eds.) Les systèmes électoraux de la Belgique (2012)

La contribution, rédigée en mars 2012, tente d'émettre quelques réflexions rétrospectives sur la scission de la circonscription électorale de Bruxelles-Hal-Vilvorde, telle qu'elle a été convenue dans l ... [more ▼]

La contribution, rédigée en mars 2012, tente d'émettre quelques réflexions rétrospectives sur la scission de la circonscription électorale de Bruxelles-Hal-Vilvorde, telle qu'elle a été convenue dans l'accord institutionnel du 11 octobre 2011. Une attention particulière est accordée aux difficultés qui ont présidé à la conclusion de l'accord sur ce point, et sur les enjeux à long terme qui sont présents dans cette problématique. [less ▲]

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See detailLa fiscalité immobilière en Belgique : impôts indirects perçus sur les transmissions à titre onéreux de biens immeubles
Bruyère, Eric ULg

in Vente immobilière : la phase préalable et ses écueils (2012)

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See detailMilk production of Holsteins under Mediterranean conditions: case of the Tunisian population
Ben Gara, Abderrahmen; Borni, Jemmali; Hammami, Hedi ULg et al

in Rekik, Boulbaba (Ed.) Milk Production (2012)

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Wintgens, Sophie ULg; Mariage, Thibaud ULg

in Wintgens, Sophie (Ed.) La puissance : débat autour des jeux et enjeux du pouvoir (2012)

La prééminence de la conception réaliste a longtemps cadenassé le champ d’étude de la puissance en Relations internationales, aujourd’hui fortement contestée. L’analyse de l’émergence de «nouvelles ... [more ▼]

La prééminence de la conception réaliste a longtemps cadenassé le champ d’étude de la puissance en Relations internationales, aujourd’hui fortement contestée. L’analyse de l’émergence de «nouvelles puissances» est à ce titre riche d’enseignements. Afin de dépasser l’antagonisme classique entre les perspectives institutionnalistes et réalistes, cette introduction propose d’appréhender la puissance via une démarche alternative, à partir d’une approche hétérodoxe de l’hégémonie permettant d’entrevoir les phénomènes de domination insidieux et non ressentis comme tels. À l’instar de la Chine, engagée dans la construction d’un statut de puissance mondiale bardée d’un discours de légitimation aux accents tiers-mondistes (anti-hégémonisme, multipolarisation du monde, coopération Sud-Sud, etc.), l’accroissement de son influence mondiale ne dépend pas seulement de la disponibilité de ses ressources – matérielles et immatérielles –, ni de son aptitude à les mobiliser adéquatement (smart power). Elle tient également à l’image qu’elle se fait d’elle-même (auto-perception) et qu’elle cherche à véhiculer sur la scène internationale (représentation), ainsi qu’à la perception de son statut par les autres acteurs du système international (reconnaissance extérieure). La puissance de la Chine se mesure in fine à travers sa capacité à « s’affirmer comme une référence » pour ses pairs émergents, voire auprès des puissances occidentales. [less ▲]

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See detailL’homme de lettres en personnage générique. La ‘‘sociologie-fiction’’ des Physiologies
Stienon, Valérie ULg

in Dozo, Björn-Olav; Glinoer, Anthony; Lacroix, Michel (Eds.) Imaginaires de la vie littéraire. Fiction, figuration, configuration (2012)

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See detailLe vote obligatoire
Reuchamps, Min ULg; Caluwaerts, Didier; Bouhon, Frédéric ULg

in Bouhon, Frédéric; Reuchamps, Min (Eds.) Les systèmes électoraux de la Belgique (2012)

S’il est un élément précoce de la socialisation politique des jeunes Belges, c’est la connaissance de l’obligation de voter dans ce pays. Peu de Belges ignorent, en effet, que le vote y est obligatoire et ... [more ▼]

S’il est un élément précoce de la socialisation politique des jeunes Belges, c’est la connaissance de l’obligation de voter dans ce pays. Peu de Belges ignorent, en effet, que le vote y est obligatoire et donc qu’une obligation de se rendre aux urnes, sous peine de sanctions – généralement peu ou mal connues –, incombe à chaque électeur du Royaume, même si dans les faits tous ne participent au scrutin. Pourtant, le vote obligatoire n’est pas une caractéristique commune des systèmes électoraux à travers le monde. À ce jour, on ne retrouve une telle obligation, assortie ou non de sanction, que dans trente et un États ou partie d’État. La Belgique fut précurseur en la matière et, même si ce pays ne s’est pas détourné du vote obligatoire en plus de cent ans d’existence, cette obligation continue de susciter un véritable débat. Dans la première partie de ce chapitre, nous revenons sur l’introduction du vote obligatoire en Belgique en présentant les arguments de ce débat. La deuxième partie aborde les principes et les sanctions consacrés par le droit positif tandis que la troisième partie explore les conséquences politiques du vote obligatoire. Tout naturellement, la conclusion de ce chapitre se penchera sur son avenir en Belgique. [less ▲]

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See detailRèglement 2201/2003 en matière de dissolution du mariage et de responsabilité parentale : synthèse de jurisprudence
Wautelet, Patrick ULg

in Van Drooghenbroeck, Jean-François (Ed.) Droit judiciaire européen et international (2012)

This paper presents an overview of the case law of the ECJ in relation to Regulation 2201/2003. The focus is on cases decided by the ECJ and by French and Belgian courts, with a few reference made to ... [more ▼]

This paper presents an overview of the case law of the ECJ in relation to Regulation 2201/2003. The focus is on cases decided by the ECJ and by French and Belgian courts, with a few reference made to court practice in England. Cases are presented and discussed in relation to the various provisions of the Regulation to which they relate. For each case, an abstract is included, followed by (critical) comments. This overview appeared in a book presenting the main European regulations dealing with European procedural law (jurisdiction of courts, recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments). The book is part of a series edited by Prof. Georges de Leval (University of Liège), which collects court practice in relation to procedural law. [less ▲]

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See detailDu théâtre magique au cinéma fantastique : les figures extatiques de Georges Méliès
Tomasovic, Dick ULg

in Gimello-Mesplomb, Frédéric (Ed.) Le Cinéma fantastique français à l’épreuve du genre fantastique. Socioanalyse d’une production artistique (2012)

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See detailLes dates des élections depuis 1830
Bouhon, Frédéric ULg

in Bouhon, Frédéric; Reuchamps, Min (Eds.) Les systèmes électoraux de la Belgique (2012)

Cette contribution constitue une annexe d'un ouvrage collectif sur les systèmes électoraux de la Belgique. Elle vise à présenter, sous la forme de tableaux, les dates des élections en Belgique à tous les ... [more ▼]

Cette contribution constitue une annexe d'un ouvrage collectif sur les systèmes électoraux de la Belgique. Elle vise à présenter, sous la forme de tableaux, les dates des élections en Belgique à tous les niveaux de pouvoir depuis 1830. [less ▲]

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See detail"Le lieu géométrique de toutes les agitations" : écrivains fictifs et prix littéraires
Dozo, Björn-Olav ULg; Lacroix, Michel

in Dozo, Björn-Olav; Glinoer, Anthony; Lacroix, Michel (Eds.) Imaginaires de la vie littéraire. Fiction, figuration, configuration (2012)

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See detailOrganisation du commerce équitable
Huybrechts, Benjamin ULg

in Blanchet, Vivien; Carimentrand, Aurélie (Eds.) Dictionnaire du commerce équitable (2012)

Définition et discussion de la notion d'organisation du commerce équitable

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See detailEl papel de los academicos en la sociedad del conocimiento
Jacquemain, Marc ULg

in Casas Guerrero, Rosalba; Carton de Grammont, Hubert (Eds.) Democracia, conocimiento y cultura (2012)

Los academicos en la sociedad del concocimiento tienen a la vez un papel de expertos y de ciudadanos. Su funcion en la sociedad del conocimiento supone que sus cualficaciones como expertos vengan en apoyo ... [more ▼]

Los academicos en la sociedad del concocimiento tienen a la vez un papel de expertos y de ciudadanos. Su funcion en la sociedad del conocimiento supone que sus cualficaciones como expertos vengan en apoyo al funcionamiento democratico de la sociedad lo que les impide actuar sencillamente como profesionales sinon tambien como actores democraticos. [less ▲]

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Moreau, Pierre ULg

in Chroniques notariales, vol. 55 (2012)

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See detailIntroduction générale
Bouhon, Frédéric ULg; Reuchamps, Min ULg

in Bouhon, Frédéric; Reuchamps, Min (Eds.) Les systèmes électoraux de la Belgique (2012)

Cette introduction ouvre un ouvrage collectif consacré aux systèmes électoraux de la Belgique. Elle insiste sur le caractère multidisciplinaire de l'étude des questions électorales qui est proposée dans ... [more ▼]

Cette introduction ouvre un ouvrage collectif consacré aux systèmes électoraux de la Belgique. Elle insiste sur le caractère multidisciplinaire de l'étude des questions électorales qui est proposée dans le livre et en présente le plan. [less ▲]

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See detailDroits de succession et de mutation par décès
Bourgeois, Marc ULg; Douny, Raphaël ULg; Gustin, Manuel ULg et al

in Chroniques notariales (2012)

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See detailSuccessions internationales: perspectives d'avenir
Rosoux, Hélène ULg

in Leleu, Yves-Henri (Ed.) Chroniques notariales, vol. 55 (2012)

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See detailRèglement 44/2001 concernant la compétence judiciaire, la reconnaissance et l'exécution des décisions en matière civile et commerciale : synthèse de jurisprudence
Wautelet, Patrick ULg; Collienne, Fleur ULg

in Van Drooghenbroeck, Jean-François (Ed.) Droit judiciaire européen et international (2012)

This paper presents an overview of the case law of the ECJ in relation to Regulation 44/2001. The focus is on cases decided by the ECJ, with a few reference made to court practice in Belgium. Cases are ... [more ▼]

This paper presents an overview of the case law of the ECJ in relation to Regulation 44/2001. The focus is on cases decided by the ECJ, with a few reference made to court practice in Belgium. Cases are presented and discussed in relation to the various provisions of the Regulation to which they relate. For each case, an abstract is included, followed by (critical) comments. This overview appeared in a book presenting the main European regulations dealing with European procedural law (jurisdiction of courts, recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments). The book is part of a series edited by Prof. Georges de Leval (University of Liège), which collects court practice in relation to procedural law. [less ▲]

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See detailL'impact de la divulgation d'informations sur la liquidité du marché français
Ajina, Aymen ULg; Sougné, Danielle ULg; Lakhal, Faten

in Finance et Stratégies de Développement (2012)

This paper examines the relationship between the quality of financial disclosure and the French stock-market liquidity. Based on a sample of 196 firms over a period from 2004 to 2007, we find that there ... [more ▼]

This paper examines the relationship between the quality of financial disclosure and the French stock-market liquidity. Based on a sample of 196 firms over a period from 2004 to 2007, we find that there is a positive and statistically significant relationship between the quality of Annual Reports and market liquidity. This result should encourage French authorities to develop the informational environment as an indispensable means to prevent the risk of illiquidity. [less ▲]

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See detailL'économie sociale et solidaire
Huybrechts, Benjamin ULg

in Blanchet, Vivien; Carimentrand, Aurélie (Eds.) Dictionnaire du commerce équitable (2012)

Définit l'économie sociale et solidaire et positionne le commerce équitable par rapport à cette notion

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See detailRèglement 1346/2000 relatif aux procédures d'insolvabilité
Wautelet, Patrick ULg; Leunen, Charles-Antoine

in van Drooghenbroeck, Jean-François (Ed.) Droit judiciaire européen et international (2012)

This paper presents an overview of court practice in relation to Regulation 1346/2000. The focus is on cases decided by the ECJ, Belgian and French courts. Reference is also made to the most important ... [more ▼]

This paper presents an overview of court practice in relation to Regulation 1346/2000. The focus is on cases decided by the ECJ, Belgian and French courts. Reference is also made to the most important cases decided by English courts. Cases are presented and discussed in relation to the various provisions of the Regulation to which they relate. For each case, an abstract is included, followed by (critical) comments. This overview appeared in a book presenting the main European regulations dealing with European procedural law (jurisdiction of courts, recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments). The book is part of a series edited by Prof. Georges de Leval (University of Liège), which collects court practice in relation to procedural law. [less ▲]

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See detailLa fréquence des élections
Bouhon, Frédéric ULg

in Bouhon, Frédéric; Reuchamps, Min (Eds.) Les systèmes électoraux de la Belgique (2012)

Ce chapitre vise à présenter les règles juridiques qui déterminent le rythme électoral. Il commence par une courte discussion sur la question de savoir quel laps de temps peut être considéré comme une ... [more ▼]

Ce chapitre vise à présenter les règles juridiques qui déterminent le rythme électoral. Il commence par une courte discussion sur la question de savoir quel laps de temps peut être considéré comme une durée raisonnable pour une législature. Il se poursuit par le passage en revue les normes qui établissent, pour chacune des assemblées élues du pays, la durée qui sépare en principe deux élections , et par l'examen des cas où la législature est écourtée par l’organisation d’élections anticipées. Enfin, le chapitre s'achève par une brève réflexion sur l’opportunité d’une synchronisation des différentes échéances électorales. [less ▲]

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See detailThe actors of human implantation: gametes, embryo and endometrium
Gridelet, Virginie ULg; GASPARD, Olivier ULg; Polese, Barbara ULg et al

in Violin Pereira, Luis Antonio (Ed.) Embryology - Updates and Highlights on Classic Topics (2012)

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See detailEnergie et climat : historique et perspectives
Ozer, Pierre ULg

in La ville : air, eau, terre, feu. Éléments pour un Plan Régional de Développement Durable économe en ressources (2012)

On le sait, la Conférence de Copenhague a été un échec. En effet, quelques chefs d'Etat –à savoir les européens et américains pour le monde industrialisé– et la Chine, l'Inde, le Brésil et l'Afrique du ... [more ▼]

On le sait, la Conférence de Copenhague a été un échec. En effet, quelques chefs d'Etat –à savoir les européens et américains pour le monde industrialisé– et la Chine, l'Inde, le Brésil et l'Afrique du Sud pour les pays émergents ont doublé le processus de négociations des Nations Unies (dans l'obscurantisme le plus total et sans concertation avec les pays en développement) pour arriver à une note qui tient sur deux pages. Ce texte ne comporte plus de trace d'engagement de réduction de GES pour 2020 ou 2050, pas même volontaire. Une aide financière sera dégagée pour aider les pays pauvres à faire face aux conséquences du changement climatique. Quel sera le montant de cette aide ? Sera-t-elle additionnelle ou détournée des fonds d'aide au développement ? De qui viendra-t-elle et à qui profitera-t-elle ? Et pour quoi faire ? Nul ne le sait. Quant à la réduction de la déforestation et aux contraintes d'émissions de GES pour les secteurs aérien et maritime (annoncés comme des conditions sine qua non d'accord par les européens), pas un mot... Autant dire que le résultat final de ce grand rendez-vous n'est guère étincelant... Directement après ladite Conférence, j’écrivais dans une carte blanche « A quoi sert la science, si le politique se borne à cultiver, pour des raisons économiques dans le court terme, la science de l'inconscience ? » (Ozer 2010). Arriverons-nous à trouver un accord dans les mois ou les années à venir ? Ou devrons-nous subir brutalement les conséquences de ce changement climatique ? Car on peut négocier à l’infini entre délégations, mais on ne négociera jamais avec la physique de l’atmosphère. [less ▲]

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Bousmar, Éric; Dumont, Jonathan ULg; Marchandisse, Alain ULg et al

in Bousmar, Éric; Dumont, Jonathan; Marchandisse, Alain (Eds.) et al Femmes de pouvoir, femmes politiques durant les derniers cièles du Moyen Âge et au cours de la première Renaissance (2012)

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See detailRadical coupling of polymers formed by cobalt-mediated radical polymerization
Debuigne, Antoine ULg; Hurtgen, Marie ULg; Jérôme, Christine ULg et al

in Matyjaszewski, Krzysztof; Sumerlin, Brent; Tsarevsky, Nicolas V. (Eds.) Progress in controlled radical polymerization: mechanisms and techniques (2012)

Considerable progress has been recently made in cobalt-mediated radical polymerization (CMRP), a controlled radical polymerization system based on the temporary deactivation of the polymer chains by a ... [more ▼]

Considerable progress has been recently made in cobalt-mediated radical polymerization (CMRP), a controlled radical polymerization system based on the temporary deactivation of the polymer chains by a cobalt complex, like the improvement of the mechanistic understanding, the extension to a range of monomers and the preparation of novel architectures. However, the real breakthrough in this field concerns the development of efficient radical coupling methods for polymer precursors preformed by CMRP. This book chapter aims to describe the general principle and main characteristics of such radical coupling techniques involving dienes, nitrones, fullerenes or carbon nanotubes. Well-defined and complex architectures obtained by these techniques are provided in order to illustrate their potential for macromolecular engineering. [less ▲]

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See detailIntroduction. Mise en perspective théorique
Beckers, Jacqueline ULg

in Beckers, Jacqueline; Crinon, Jacques; Simons, Germain (Eds.) Approche par compétences et réduction des inégalités entre élèves : de l’analyse des situations scolaires à la formation des enseignants (2012)

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See detailL'Art d'Investir Avec Internet
Choffray, Jean-Marie ULg

in Longin, François (Ed.) Gestion de Patrimoine: Clés et Outils (2012)

Ce document constitue la synthèse d’une recherche personnelle menée au cours des dix dernières années, portant sur l’utilisation d’internet en tant que plate-forme d’investissement global. Cette recherche ... [more ▼]

Ce document constitue la synthèse d’une recherche personnelle menée au cours des dix dernières années, portant sur l’utilisation d’internet en tant que plate-forme d’investissement global. Cette recherche m’a amené à observer, conceptualiser et formaliser le comportement dynamique des marchés, des entreprises et des investisseurs. L’objectif de cette synthèse est d’intégrer données (sites internet), concepts, heuristiques et modèles, en un ensemble cohérent de principes opérationnels d’aide à l’investissement. Mon ambition est que ces principes puissent vous aider, comme ils m’ont aidé, à développer des stratégies d’investissement pertinentes au travers d’internet. Avant de les adopter, je vous invite à conserver une attitude critique à leur égard et à les considérer comme autant d’hypothèses à explorer et à valider. [less ▲]

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See detailRegulation of a-Synuclein Membrane Binding and Its Implications
Chen, Robert; Wislet, Sabine ULg; Mount, Howard et al

in Juliana Dushanova (Ed.) Mechanisms in Parkinson Disease models and treatment (2012)

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See detailThe Civilized Pretence Caryl Phillips and A Distant Shore
Gabrielle, Cindy ULg

in Ledent, Bénédicte; Tunca, Daria (Eds.) Caryl Phillips: Writing in the Key of Life (2012)

It is tempting to argue that, in A Distant Shore, Caryl Phillips entrusts a black gentleman with the mission to civilize uncouth English people. My contention, however, is to try and show the extent to ... [more ▼]

It is tempting to argue that, in A Distant Shore, Caryl Phillips entrusts a black gentleman with the mission to civilize uncouth English people. My contention, however, is to try and show the extent to which the text itself undermines the very idea that decency is a safeguard against savagery. If immigration indeed reveals English people’s inner darkness, it is also the case that the mask of good manners worn by Solomon or Dorothy gradually falls apart. In the end, dignified behaviour, once defined by Dorothy as essential to the distinction between human beings and animals, is exposed as a mere civilized pretence. [less ▲]

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See detailBricolage Planning: Understanding Planning in a Fragmented City
Farah, Jihad ULg; Teller, Jacques ULg

in Polyzos, Serafeim (Ed.) Urban Development (2012)

Planning today is a field in reconstruction where new ways of thinking and making the city are experienced. It is trying to deal with the increasing fragmentation of space and society that is challenging ... [more ▼]

Planning today is a field in reconstruction where new ways of thinking and making the city are experienced. It is trying to deal with the increasing fragmentation of space and society that is challenging its efficacy - even its relevance. In this chapter, by relying on Actor-Network Theory's concepts and case studies of Beirut's suburbs, we observe and analyze new practices, tools and efforts made to charter new ways for gathering resources and organizing collective action. In these case studies, we can see that in a fragmented city and on a local level, urban development initiatives are not necessarily chaotic juxtapositions of autonomous projects. Local networks including different kinds of actors may well be in action. These local networks represent laboratories experimenting governance arrangements, urban planning tools and territory building strategies by using at-hand resources and know-how. We call this planning approach Bricolage Planning. [less ▲]

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See detailBornage: questions d'actualité et frais
Salvé, Arianne ULg

in Salvé, Arianne (Ed.) Chronique de droit à l'usage des juges de paix et de police (2012)

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See detailSpécificités de la proprioception de l’épaule
Forthomme, Bénédicte ULg; Kaux, Jean-François ULg; Crielaard, Jean-Michel ULg et al

in Julia, M.; Hirt, D.; Perrey, S. (Eds.) et al La proprioception (2012)

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See detailHeisenberg-limited Metrology without Entanglement
Braun, Daniel; Martin, John ULg

in Research in Optical Sciences, OSA Technical Digest (2012)

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See detailCarbohydrate-based surfactants: structure-activity relationships
Razafindralambo, Hary ULg; Blecker, Christophe ULg; Paquot, Michel ULg

in Nawaz, Zeeshan; Naveed, Shahid (Eds.) Advances in Chemical Engineering (2012)

The aim of the present contribution is: (1) to review CBS in terms of structural classification based on their molecular size (mono-, oligo-, polymeric surfactants), geometry (standard, bipolar or ... [more ▼]

The aim of the present contribution is: (1) to review CBS in terms of structural classification based on their molecular size (mono-, oligo-, polymeric surfactants), geometry (standard, bipolar or bolaform, and gemini surfactants), and the nature of the polar headgroup (charged or not, cyclic or not), the apolar tail (number and length of alkyl chain), and the linker (amide, ester, ...) and/or the spacer; (2) to present systematically results on structure- activity relationships of uronic acid derivatives (UADs), a particular class of carbohydrate-based surfactants. These concern the impact of each structural entity including the polar headgroup (stereochemistry), apolar tail (chain length, number, and unsaturation), and linkage/spacer, on the performance of UADs to change surface properties, and possibly, to form and stabilize colloidal systems. [less ▲]

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See detailFormer des enseignants à une approche par compétences efficace et équitable
Beckers, Jacqueline ULg; Campo, Anne ULg

in Beckers, Jacqueline; Crinon, Jacques; Simons, Germain (Eds.) Approche par compétences et réduction des inégalités d'apprentissage entre élèves (2012)

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See detailÀ la recherche de la non-identité dans A State of Siege de Janet Frame
Gabrielle, Cindy ULg

in DECHARNEUX, Baudouin; MAIGNANT, Catherine; WATTHEE-DELMOTTE, Myriam (Eds.) Esthétique et spiritualité. Vol. II Circulation des modèles en Europe (2012)

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See detailHuntington’s Disease: From the Physiological Function of Huntingtin to the Disease
Borgs, Laurence ULg; Godin, Juliette ULg; Malgrange, Brigitte ULg et al

in Huntington's Disease - Core Concepts and Current Advances (2012)

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See detailLa monnaie de sa pièce. Poétique et morale du macairisme dans les Physiologies
Stienon, Valérie ULg

in Fix, Florence; Fougère, Marie-Ange (Eds.) L’argent et le rire, de Balzac à Mirbeau (2012)

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See detailMapping Out the ‘Time Zones’ of Diaspora in Bharati Mukherjee’s Desirable Daughters
Munos, Delphine ULg

in Makokha, J. K. S.; Wawrzinek, Jennifer; West-Pavlov, Russell (Eds.) Border-Crossings: Narrative and Demarcation in Postcolonial Literatures and Media (2012)

Although Bharati Mukherjee is famous, or rather infamous, for her shameless embrace of America and its melting-pot ideology, in Desirable Daughters India, the homeland, is unexpectedly made to re-enter ... [more ▼]

Although Bharati Mukherjee is famous, or rather infamous, for her shameless embrace of America and its melting-pot ideology, in Desirable Daughters India, the homeland, is unexpectedly made to re-enter the stage of immigrant identity construction. In many respects it would seem that it has now become untenable to represent immigrant identity in terms of a one-directional movement from “India” to “America.” In Desirable Daughters the rise of India, the accelerated time/space compression of late capitalism, the post-90s paradigm shift in matters of transnational migration, the emphasis on return migrations and the emergence of a new global interaction indeed dramatically outflank Mukherjee’s previous narrative of American “exceptionalism” – which suddenly seems dated by comparison. By portraying the complex transnational network of connections operating between RIs (Resident Indians) and NRIs (Non Resident Indians), Mukherjee’s book gestures towards the “de-spatialization” of immigrant identity construction and its consequent “re-metaphorization” in terms of “time zones.” What is more, the increasingly compelling influence of contemporary India on the Indo-American diasporic subjectivity marks a “back to the future” return of the repressed which temporally repositions migrant identity between a ghostly time of repetition and a “hauntology” of new becomings. What Mukherjee suggests, I will contend, is that immigrant agency and self-fashioning cannot be associated anymore with the “pioneering spirit” of forward-looking characters that discard their “Indianness” upon (geographical) entry into the West. In my reading of Desirable Daughters the protagonist’s zigzagging path to self-transformation will be emphasized, so that it will become apparent that time has become the fourth space through which new spaces for diasporic identity can be renegotiated. [less ▲]

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See detailRetour d'expérience sur la plate-forme créative du LUCID-ULg
Leclercq, Pierre ULg

in Llerena, Daniel; Rieu, Dominique (Eds.) Innovation Connaissances et Société - Vers une société de l'innovation (2012)

Ce chapitre est consacré à la présentation d'une unité de recherche universitaire originale, appelée le LUCID, créé en 2001 à l'Université de Liège (Belgique). Elle figure ici comme une expérience ... [more ▼]

Ce chapitre est consacré à la présentation d'une unité de recherche universitaire originale, appelée le LUCID, créé en 2001 à l'Université de Liège (Belgique). Elle figure ici comme une expérience partagée, créée autour de la notion d'innovation et menée avec une approche pluridisciplinaire centrée utilisateur et articulée autour des nouvelles technologies. Dès sa fondation, cette petite structure, très dynamique, a développé un savoir-faire spécifique, rapidement remarqué dans le domaine de l'ingénierie de conception, qui lui vaut d'être régulièrement citée et appelée à participer à des projets innovants. Parallèlement à ses projets, elle conduit une réflexion sur ses propres processus de création qu'elle cherche sans cesse à maîtriser et à diversifier. A l'invitation de l'Institut de l'Innovation INNOVACS de Grenoble, c'est une synthèse de cette analyse qui est proposée ici dans une perspective pratique, pas nécessairement reproductible mais potentiellement porteuse pour celles et ceux qui s'interrogent sur les méthodes opérationnelles de gestion de l'innovation. Ce chapitre est articulé en trois parties. Il présente d'abord l'équipe et quelques-uns de ses projets; il montre ensuite comment elle s'est organisée en termes de ressources humaines et logistiques; enfin, il propose une analyse rétroactive, permettant d'inspirer éventuellement d'autres contextes. [less ▲]

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See detailThe limits of the economic value in measuring the global performance of social innovation
Mertens de Wilmars, Sybille ULg; Marée, Michel ULg

in Nicholls Alex; Murdock Alex (Eds.) Social innovation : Blurring boundaries to reconfigure markets (2012)

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See detailMadeleine Bourdouxhe, la pudeur et l'ellipse
Demoulin, Laurent ULg

in Kovacshazy, Cécile (Ed.) Relire Madeleine Bourdouxhe. Regards croisés sur son oeuvre littéraire (2012)

La modernité de Madeleine Bourdouxhe passe par des figures de la narration, comme la métalipse et ce que l'on se propose d'appeler ici "figure Stendhal" et "figure Flaubert".

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See detailLife in the cold: proteomics of the Antarctic bacterium Pseudoalteromonas haloplanktis
Piette, Florence ULg; Struvay, Caroline ULg; Godin, Amandine ULg et al

in Heazlewood, J. L.; Petzold, C. J. (Eds.) Proteomic Applications in Biology (2012)

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See detailImagination, religion et réforme intellectuelle chez Hobbes
Herla, Anne ULg

in Terrel, Jean; Graciannette, Bernard (Eds.) Hobbes et la religion (2012)

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See detailSulle tracce di un Pinocchio "futurista" : La variante Pinocchietto alla Guerra europea
Curreri, Luciano ULg

in Van Den Bossche, Bart; Van den Bergh, Carmen; Manica, Giuseppe (Eds.) Azione/reazione : Il futurismo in Belgio e in Europa (2012)

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See detailApparentement et seuil électoral
Reuchamps, Min ULg; Onclin, François ULg

in Bouhon, Frédéric; Reuchamps, Min (Eds.) Les systèmes électoraux de la Belgique (2012)

Aucun système électoral n'est parfaitement proportionnel. On ne peut dès lors éviter le phénomène des "voix perdues". Toutefois, ce phénomène peut être réduit, ou accentué, par l'utilisation de certains ... [more ▼]

Aucun système électoral n'est parfaitement proportionnel. On ne peut dès lors éviter le phénomène des "voix perdues". Toutefois, ce phénomène peut être réduit, ou accentué, par l'utilisation de certains mécanismes électoraux. Tel fut d'ailleurs le cas en Belgique. Cette contribution analyse deux mécanismes qui sont utilisés à certains niveaux du système électoral belge, à savoir l'apparentement et le seuil électoral légal. Pour chacun de ces mécanismes, ce chapitre présente tant les règles juridiques applicables que leurs conséquences électorales. [less ▲]

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See detailPalaeozoic Innovations in the Micro- and Megafossil Plant Record: from the Earliest Plant spores to the Earliest Seeds
Steemans, Philippe ULg; Petus, Elodie ULg; Breuer, Pierre et al

in Talent, John (Ed.) Global Biodiversity, Extinction Intervals and Biogeographic Perturbations Through Time (2012)

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See detailQuality open source mesh generation for cardiovascular flow simulations
Marchandise, E.; Crosetto, P.; Geuzaine, Christophe ULg et al

in Ambrosi, D.; Quarteroni, A.; Rozza, G. (Eds.) Modelling Physiological Flow (2012)

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See detailUne initiation à la méthodologie « Evidence-Based Practice » Illustration à partir d’un cas clinique
Maillart, Christelle ULg; Durieux, Nancy ULg

in Maillart, Christelle; Schelstraete, Marie-Anne (Eds.) Les dysphasies : de l'évaluation à la rééducation (2012)

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See detailTribunal des XII Lignages (1335-1467)
Masson, Christophe ULg

in Dubois, Sébastien; Demoulin, Bruno; Kupper, Jean-Louis (Eds.) Les institutions publiques de la principauté de Liège (980-1794) (2012)

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See detailLes personnes vulnérables dans les avis du Comité : entre autonomie et protection
Genicot, Gilles ULg

in Pinsart, Marie-Geneviève; Schotsmans, Paul (Eds.) Les 15 ans du Comité consultatif de Bioéthique. Bilan et perspectives (2012)

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See detail"Gustav Deutsch, Visual Thinker"
Belloi, Livio ULg

in Tscherkassky, Peter (Ed.) Film Unframed. A History of Austrian Avant-Garde Cinema (2012)

Cet article porte "Film ist.", la vaste entreprise de recherche visuelle développée depuis 1996 par l'artiste autrichien Gustav Deutsch. Il s'intéresse, exemples à l'appui, aux subtiles formules de ... [more ▼]

Cet article porte "Film ist.", la vaste entreprise de recherche visuelle développée depuis 1996 par l'artiste autrichien Gustav Deutsch. Il s'intéresse, exemples à l'appui, aux subtiles formules de montage mises au point par le cinéaste : montage sériel, montage par collision, montage gravitationnel et autres formes hybrides. Ces formules de montage permettent de dégager, chez Deutsch, les modalités d'une véritable pensée visuelle. [less ▲]

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See detailẢnh hưởng của việc thu hồi đất nông nghiệp cho công nghiệp hóa đến sinh kế của các hộ nông dân ở tỉnh Hưng Yên
Nguyen Thi, Dien; Vu Dinh, Ton; Lebailly, Philippe ULg

in Faculté d'Economie et Développement rural (Ed.) Nông nghiệp, nông dân , nông thôn : trong quá trình công nghiệp hóa và đô thị hóa ớ Việt Nam (2012)

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See detailUne nouvelle cité pour les seniors
Squelard, Gilles ULg

in Garcet, Marc (Ed.) Mixité sociale et progrès humain (2012)

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See detailEntretien avec Jacques Baron
Durand, Pascal ULg; Bertrand, Jean-Pierre ULg

in Lefrère, Jean-Jacques; Pierssens, Michel (Eds.) Aventures littéraires (2012)

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See detailLes arts de la scène, une autonomie en construction
Delhalle, Nancy ULg

in Demoulin, Bruno (Ed.) Histoire culturelle de la Wallonie (2012)

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See detailLes troubles cognitifs associés au vieillissement normal
Collette, Fabienne ULg; Salmon, Eric ULg; Audiffren, Michel

in Audiffren, Michel; François, Pierre-Henri (Eds.) Créativité, Motivation et Vieillissement. Les science cognitives en débat. (2012)

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See detailClinical Perspectives in Emotional Intelligence
Hansenne, Michel ULg

in Emotional intelligence: New perspectives and applications (2012)

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See detailCalcium and Phosphorus Homeostasis: Pathophysiology
RIGO, Jacques ULg; PIELTAIN, Catherine ULg; VIELLEVOYE, Renaud ULg et al

in BUONOCORE, Giuseppe; BRACCI, Rodolfo; WEINDLING, Michael (Eds.) Neonatology. A practical approach to neonatal diseases. (2012)

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See detailOn the advantage of using risk curves to assess flood protection measures
Dewals, Benjamin ULg; Detrembleur, Sylvain ULg; Archambeau, Pierre ULg et al

in Mambretti, Stefano (Ed.) Environmental Risk (2012)

Modern flood management approaches require the quantification of flood risk, accounting for the hazard component (flood frequency and inundation intensity) as well as the vulnerability of the floodplains ... [more ▼]

Modern flood management approaches require the quantification of flood risk, accounting for the hazard component (flood frequency and inundation intensity) as well as the vulnerability of the floodplains (exposure, value and susceptibility). In this chapter, we present a detailed flood risk model, in which flow computation, monetary valuation of the assets and damage calculation are conducted at the scale of individual buildings or facilities. To avoid the shortcoming of focusing on economic damage, psycho-social impacts of floods are also included in the analysis. The model has been applied to evaluate three flood protection measures on a river reach in the Meuse basin (Belgium). The resulting risk curves show that such a micro-scale risk analysis provides important insights into the relative influence of the different flood protection measures. This could neither be evaluated through a more standard hydraulic analysis nor through the quantification of flood risk by only a single number. [less ▲]

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See detail20-Nanogold Au20(Td) and Low-Energy Hollow Cages: Void Reactivity
Kryachko, Eugène ULg; Remacle, Françoise ULg; Hoggan, P. E. et al

in Advances in the Theory of Quantum Systems in Chemistry and Physics (2012)

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See detailHomobimetallic Ethylene− and Vinylidene−Ruthenium Complexes for ATRP
Borguet, Yannick ULg; Delaude, Lionel ULg; Demonceau, Albert ULg

in Matyjaszewski, Krysztof; Sumerlin, Brent S.; Tsarevsky, Nicolay V. (Eds.) Progress in Controlled Radical Polymerization: Mechanisms and Techniques (2012)

The catalytic activity of a series of homobimetallic ruthenium complexes of the type [(p-cymene)Ru(μ-Cl)3RuCl(L)(L′)] [L = C2H4 or a vinylidene ligand (=C=CHR); L′ = PPh3, PCy3, or an N-heterocyclic ... [more ▼]

The catalytic activity of a series of homobimetallic ruthenium complexes of the type [(p-cymene)Ru(μ-Cl)3RuCl(L)(L′)] [L = C2H4 or a vinylidene ligand (=C=CHR); L′ = PPh3, PCy3, or an N-heterocyclic carbene ligand] was determined by investigating the atom transfer radical polymerisation of methyl methacrylate. The results clearly demonstrate that the ligands strongly affect the ability of the ruthenium complexes to favour the occurrence of a well-behaved ATRP. [less ▲]

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See detailChapitre 3. Mesure de l'aptitude physique générale lors des épreuves de sélection pour les études supérieures en éducation physique et sport au Maroc et en Algérie
Alem, Jaouad; Cloes, Marc ULg; Guay, Michel et al

in Raiche, Gilles; Ndinga, Pascal; Meunier, Hélène (Eds.) Des mécanismes pour assurer la validité de l'interprétation de la mesure en éducation. Volume 3 - Aspects pratiques (2012)

Cette recherche analyse la validité de constuit de plusieurs épreuves physiques censées mesurer un facteur unique d'aptitude physique générale des étudiants se destinant à une formation supérieure en ... [more ▼]

Cette recherche analyse la validité de constuit de plusieurs épreuves physiques censées mesurer un facteur unique d'aptitude physique générale des étudiants se destinant à une formation supérieure en éducation physique et sport. L'échantillon est composé de 1481 candidats masculins âgés en moyenne de 20 ans dans deux formations supérieures au Maroc et en Algérie. Les analyses factorielles en composantes principales avec rotation varimax des performances aux épreuves physiques révèlent plutôt une solution en deux composantes qui se distinguent selon la durée du travail pour produire de l'énergie: la puissance musculaire glycolytique et la puissance musculaire phosphagénique. La première composante correspond à la capacité de produire du lactate en plus de 12 secondes; elle est définie par la course de vitesse et la course de résistance. La deuxième composante correspond à la capacité de produire en moins de 7 secondes du phosphate déjà présent dans les muscles; elle est définie par les autres épreuves physiques. [less ▲]

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See detailVascular calcifications in chronic kidney disease: can the Biologist be of some help?
Bargnoux, Anne-Sophie; Morena, Marion; Dupuy, Anne-Marie et al

in DELANAYE, Pierre (Ed.) Clinical Chemistry and Nephrology: the essential link (2012)

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See detailLe jeu littéraire comme instrument de résistance. Pour une lecture différenciée du Réalisme allemand – le cas de Theodor Storm
Gerrekens, Louis ULg

in Bernat, Joël; Lartillot, Françoise (Eds.) "JEU, COMPETITION ET POUVOIR" (2012)

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See detailNew drugs and nutraceuticals in the treatment of osteoarthritis
Henrotin, Yves ULg; Reginster, Jean-Yves ULg

in Cox Gad, Shayne (Ed.) Development of Therapeutic Agents Handbook (2012)

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See detailMultivariate pattern analysis: brain decoding
Schrouff, Jessica ULg; Phillips, Christophe ULg

in Schnakers, Caroline; Laureys, Steven (Eds.) Coma and altered states of consciousness (2012)

Two of the most fundamental questions in the field of neurosciences are how information is represented in different brain structures, and how this information evolves over time. Various tools, such as ... [more ▼]

Two of the most fundamental questions in the field of neurosciences are how information is represented in different brain structures, and how this information evolves over time. Various tools, such as Magnetic Resonance (MRI) and Positron Emission Tomography (PET) have been developed over the last few decades to record brain activity and investigate these questions. In particular, functional MRI (fMRI) tracks changes of the Blood Oxygenation Level-Dependent (BOLD) signal, which is a good indicator of brain activity, with a spatial resolution of a few cubic millimeters and a typical temporal resolution in the order of 1 or 2 seconds. Until recently, the methods used to analyze such data focused on characterizing the individual relationship between a cognitive or perceptual state and each image voxel, i.e. following a massively univariate approach. A well-known univariate technique is Statistical Parametric Mapping (SPM) . SPM relies on the General Linear Model to detect which voxels show a statistically significant response to the (combination of) experimental conditions of interest. However, there are limitations on what can be learned about the representation of information by examining voxels in a univariate fashion. For instance, spatially distributed sets of voxels considered as non-significant by a SPM analysis of one experimental condition might still carry information about the presence or absence of that condition. Furthermore, classic voxel-based analytic techniques are agnostic of any a priori information, for example disease-specific information. They are also mainly designed to perform group-wise comparisons and would therefore be unsuitable to evaluate the state of the disease of each individual. On the other hand, Multi-Voxel Pattern Analyses (MVPA) allow an increased sensitivity to detect the presence of a particular mental representation. These multivariate methods, also known as brain decoding or mind reading, attempt to link a particular cognitive, behavioral or perceptual state to specific patterns of voxels’ activity. Application of these methods made it possible to decode the category of a seen object or the orientation of a stripped pattern seen by the subject from the brain activation of the imaged subject. Advances in pattern-classification algorithms also allowed the decoding of less-controlled conditions such as memory retrieval tasks. Advanced mathematical tools are still under development to allow the classification of more complicated experimental data sets, such as examining the content of mind wandering or detecting the state of consciousness of a patient showing no response to a command. [less ▲]

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