Islands of Protest: Japanese Literature from Okinawa
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University of Hawaii Press
January 31, 2016
6.1 X 9.1 X 0.9 inches | 1.36 pounds
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About the Author
Davinder L. Bhowmik is associate professor of Japanese at the University of Washington, Seattle.
Steve Rabson is professor emeritus of East Asian studies at Brown University.
Dr. Victoria Young is a professional engineer specializing in systems and clinical engineering and has been conducting research for 14 years in the field of rehabilitation, specifically assistive and medical technologies. Her research largely focuses on examining how individuals with complex care needs, especially older adults, access medical care at home and in the community, and how technologies can be better integrated into this care process. She has published work that explores ways in which one might enhance the robustness of spoken dialogue-based systems within artificially intelligent, personal emergency response systems. She is also investigating how medical diagnostic services could be better coordinated to provide urgent care at home for high cost hospital users needing more timely access to medical care.
Jon Holt is an internationally-recognized expert in the field of model-based systems engineering. He is an international award-winning author and public speaker and has authored 18 books on systems engineering, including a children's STEM book. Jon currently works for Scarecrow Consultants, holds a Chair in systems engineering at Cranfield University, and is a Fellow of both the IET and the BCS. He is currently the technical director of INCOSE UK and, in 2015, was identified as one of the 25 most-influential systems engineers in the last 25 years by INCOSE. He is also actively involved in the promotion of STEM where he uses magic, mind-reading, and occasional escapology to promote systems engineering at various festivals.