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By Peter Sloterdijk

In his best-selling ebook You needs to swap Your Life, Peter Sloterdijk argued workout and perform have been an important to the human . within the artwork of Philosophy, he extends this critique to educational technology and scholarship, casting the learning approaches of educational learn as key to the construction of refined notion. Infused with humor and provocative perception, The paintings of Philosophy additional integrates philosophy and human life, richly detailing the principles of this courting and its transformative function in making the postmodern self.

Sloterdijk starts with Plato's description of Socrates, whose inner monologues have been so soaking up they generally rooted the thinker in position. the unique academy, Sloterdijk argues, taught students to lose themselves in notion, and today's universities proceed this practice by means of providing scope for Plato's "accommodations for absences." by way of education students to perform pondering as an career transcending day-by-day time and house, universities create the surroundings within which notion makes knowledge attainable. Traversing the historical past of asceticism, the concept that of suspended animation, and the idea of the impartial observer, Sloterdijk strains the evolution of philosophical perform from precedent days to this day, displaying how students can stay real to the culture of "the tested life" even if the temporal measurement not corresponds to the everlasting. construction at the paintings of Husserl, Heidegger, Nietzsche, Arendt, and different practitioners of the lifetime of concept, Sloterdijk launches a posthumanist safeguard of philosophical inquiry and its daily, healing value.

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Fig. 2 Mobile TV recommender architecture. g. g. [14]). The content-based algorithms look at the ‘similarity’ between the user (profile) and the item (metadata) to recommend, while the collaborative filtering algorithms recommend the item if it has been appreciated by ‘similar’ users (based on consumption history or ratings). However, in the scope of the current work and to fit the needs of the recommending service, only the content-based approach is used by the profiling service. Therefore, the profiling service also relies on content metadata describing the semantics of the consumed contents and services.

In the content database, two westerns are present among others: “Unforgiven” and “Il buono, il bruto, il cattivo”. Except for the language, which would have been a discriminating factor, these ones are given a low matching value because of the Ontology-Based Profiling and Recommendations for Mobile TV 45 Fig. 11 Use Case 2. user’s non-interest. For the second one, Clint Eastwood is actor of the film, not director. Thus the movie is still considered not being relevant. The interesting case is the one of “Million dollar baby”, which is directed by Clint Eastwood and is about boxing.

2 Resource and Content Matching For resources, Mres = MSI(resI, C) is a function of resI and of all resources res(C) describing C. This similarity function represents proximity in the domain the resources belongs to: how much two entities of a same kind are similar? As content descriptions are all stored in a same knowledge base, RDF triples concerning each content must first be retrieved in order to be compared with resI. 7) (r = c) ∨ ∃t = ( s, p, o) ∈ KB : ( s ∈ res C ) ∧ (o = r ) ∧ ( p ∈ DOM ) where t is an RDF triple having for subject s, predicate p and object o and belonging to the knowledge base KB containing the content descriptions; c denotes the instance of content C in KB and DOM is the set of properties defined in the application domain (here, in our set of ontologies).

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