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Author Mill - Definition
... As described by Writer Beware, an author mill is.. ... a company that publishes a very large number of authors in the expectation of selling a hundred books or so from each (as opposed to publishing a limited number of authors in hopes ... Author mills don't require authors to make any financial expenditures at all, hidden or otherwise ...
Filling-in - FMRI Experiments in Human Subjects
... These authors recorded the activity in different brain areas when observers were presented with a Cornsweet visual stimulus, and compared the activities with those elicited by a similar image, which however did not ... Contrary to the predictions of isomorphic filling-in, these authors found an identical response to the stimulus that induced filling-in and to the control stimulus in early visual cortex ... These authors presented observers in an fMRI scan with simultaneous contrast stimuli composed of a central circle of uniform luminance and a peripheral region whose ...
H-index - Alternatives and Modifications
... An individual h-index normalized by the average number of co-authors in the h-core has been introduced by Batista et al ... It might be simpler to divide citation counts by the number of authors before ordering the papers and obtaining the h-index, as originally suggested by Hirsch ... and some other indices that gives additional information about the shape of the author's citation function (heavy-tailed, flat/peaked, etc.) was proposed by GÄ…golewski and Grzegorzewski ...
Game Of Shadows - Allegations Concerning Barry Bonds
... According to the authors, Bonds began using stanozolol, the same drug for which Ben Johnson tested positive after winning the 100 meters at the 1988 Summer Olympics ... in livestock, especially cattle Stanozolol, sold under the brand name Winstrol The authors also allege that at other times he used Clomid, a drug normally prescribed ... He also kept meticulous records of Bonds' program the authors report that Anderson's records indicate that Bonds took up to 20 pills a day and learned to inject himself ...
Author Mill - Business Model
... Typically an author mill does the cheapest possible job of production it sets high cover prices and prints its books "on demand." The books are listed with on-line booksellers such as amazon.com and bn.com ... promotion, or physical bookstore placement is up to the authors themselves ... While authors are not "required" to buy any of their own books, authors who wish to find readers discover that they need to buy their own books for resale ...

Famous quotes containing the word authors:

    If in the opinion of the Tsars authors were to be the servants of the state, in the opinion of the radical critics writers were to be the servants of the masses. The two lines of thought were bound to meet and join forces when at last, in our times, a new kind of regime the synthesis of a Hegelian triad, combined the idea of the masses with the idea of the state.
    Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977)

    Age appears to be best in four things—old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.
    Francis Bacon (1561–1626)

    She had no longer any relish for her once favorite amusement of reading. And mostly she disliked those authors who have penetrated deeply into the intricate paths of vanity in the human mind, for in them her own folly was continually brought to her remembrance and presented to her view.
    Sarah Fielding (1710–1768)