Sample records for objectives outline laboratory

  1. Curriculum Outline for a General Oceanography Field Laboratory (Review Cycle-Annual).

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    Schlenker, Richard M.

    A curriculum guide, in outline form, for oceanography field laboratories is presented. Designed to complement and expand upon an oceanography lecture course, it provides a list of objectives related to student experiences in three areas: (1) operating oceanographic equipment; (2) gathering, manipulating, and evaluating data; and (3) writing formal…

  2. Outline Overview Objective Approach Solution Applications Summary Laminar Flow in Wetlands with Submerged

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    Nebraska-Lincoln, University of

    knowledge on bed shear stress of vegetation ows is to modify Manning's coe¢ cient, which does not have Engineering University of Nebraska-Lincon Vegetation Flow Platte River Symposium 2010 #12;Outline Overview Application I Summary Vegetation Flow Platte River Symposium 2010 #12;Outline Overview Objective Approach

  3. Laboratory Equipment Disposal Capital Equipment Retirement Approval Form and the process outlined by Accounting Services.

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    Shull, Kenneth R.

    Laboratory Equipment Disposal For Capital Equipment Retirement Approval Form and the process outlined by Accounting Services. capital equipment ($5,000 or more and a useful life expectancy of more-waste disposal process set up by For all other laboratory equipment disposal, please provide the following

  4. SHERPA: an image segmentation and outline feature extraction tool for diatoms and other objects

    PubMed Central

    2014-01-01

    Background Light microscopic analysis of diatom frustules is widely used both in basic and applied research, notably taxonomy, morphometrics, water quality monitoring and paleo-environmental studies. In these applications, usually large numbers of frustules need to be identified and/or measured. Although there is a need for automation in these applications, and image processing and analysis methods supporting these tasks have previously been developed, they did not become widespread in diatom analysis. While methodological reports for a wide variety of methods for image segmentation, diatom identification and feature extraction are available, no single implementation combining a subset of these into a readily applicable workflow accessible to diatomists exists. Results The newly developed tool SHERPA offers a versatile image processing workflow focused on the identification and measurement of object outlines, handling all steps from image segmentation over object identification to feature extraction, and providing interactive functions for reviewing and revising results. Special attention was given to ease of use, applicability to a broad range of data and problems, and supporting high throughput analyses with minimal manual intervention. Conclusions Tested with several diatom datasets from different sources and of various compositions, SHERPA proved its ability to successfully analyze large amounts of diatom micrographs depicting a broad range of species. SHERPA is unique in combining the following features: application of multiple segmentation methods and selection of the one giving the best result for each individual object; identification of shapes of interest based on outline matching against a template library; quality scoring and ranking of resulting outlines supporting quick quality checking; extraction of a wide range of outline shape descriptors widely used in diatom studies and elsewhere; minimizing the need for, but enabling manual quality control and corrections. Although primarily developed for analyzing images of diatom valves originating from automated microscopy, SHERPA can also be useful for other object detection, segmentation and outline-based identification problems. PMID:24964954

  5. Chemical Hygiene Plan The purpose of the Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP) is to outline laboratory work

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    de Lijser, Peter

    that fume hoods and other protective equipment are functioning properly D. Provisions for laboratory workerChemical Hygiene Plan I. Policy The purpose of the Chemical Hygiene Plan (CHP) is to outline community are protected from health hazards associated with chemicals with which they work. II. Authority

  6. Object Outline and Surface-Trace Detection Using Infrared Proximity Array

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    Ákos Tar; György Cserey

    2011-01-01

    In this paper, a method of detecting object outlines and creating surface traces using a low-cost distance measurement array of infrared light-emitting diode (LED)-photodiode pairs is demonstrated. For each active LED, the light level on the corre- sponding photodiode may be measured, generating an image of distance values whose pixel resolution is limited to the spacing be- tween LED-photodiode pairs.

  7. Computing Laboratory QUANTITATIVE MULTI-OBJECTIVE

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    Norman, Gethin

    Computing Laboratory QUANTITATIVE MULTI-OBJECTIVE VERIFICATION FOR PROBABILISTIC SYSTEMS Vojtech for Probabilistic Systems Vojtech Forejt1 , Marta Kwiatkowska1 , Gethin Norman2 , David Parker1 , and Hongyang Qu1 1

  8. Laboratory and Workshop Code of TU Vienna 1 Objectives

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    Szmolyan, Peter

    1 Laboratory and Workshop Code of TU Vienna § 1 Objectives § 2 Definitions § 3 Scope rules for use of TU Vienna's laboratories § 12 Operation of technical facilities and equipment § 13 Working hours § 14 Non-compliance with the Laboratory and Workshop Code § 1 Objectives (1) The Laboratory

  9. A laboratory for teaching object oriented thinking

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Kent Beck; Ward Cunningham

    1989-01-01

    It is difficult to introduce both novice and experienced procedural programmers to the anthropomorphic perspective necessary for object-oriented design. We introduce CRC cards, which characterize objects by class name, responsibilities, and collaborators, as a way of giving learners a direct experience of objects. We have found this approach successful in teaching novice programmers the concepts of objects, and in introducing

  10. Constructing innovative laboratory through intelligent learning objects

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    Li Xuemei; Lu Jin-hu; Ding Lixing

    2009-01-01

    Last decade saw a rapid development of science and technology, which provides better educational environment and conditions for both learners and teachers. Advanced educational technology attracts more and more interests. Mobile robotics provides a motivating and innovative platform for performing laboratory experiments regarding interdiscipline including mechatronics, electronics, microcomputer and control. This paper reports the innovative educational environment of innovative laboratory

  11. A laboratory object-based expert system: The LOBES Project

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    Lacoff, N.M.

    1989-01-01

    Over the past decade there has been a tremendous growth in the number of articles representing new techniques in Chemometrics, a subfield of analytical chemistry that is devoted to the mathematical and statistical analysis of data from today's complex laboratory instruments. Currently, one of the major focuses of Chemometrics involves the creation of intelligent computer instrument interfaces by integrating classical robust algorithmic techniques with the heuristics of rules of thumb, used in expert systems. The research described in this work employs an object-based approach, implemented using the KEE expert system development tool, for encoding procedural and diagnostic knowledge in order to aid inexperienced users in the operation, optimization, and diagnosis of a flash photolysis spectrophotometer. Each object contains a standardized template, called DEAB (Do Explain Ask and Branch), for the facile storage and modification of an elemental piece of laboratory based procedural information. The object-based model contains provisions for real-time data acquisition from, and external control of, the spectrophotometer. The benefits of this object-based implementation are that (1) the generic object-based knowledge representation model can be implemented using an inexpensive development tool and computer platform for wide distribution and use, and (2) the discussion of the object-model plus future enhancements can pave the way for the creation of a system that allows chemists who are not well-versed in artificial intelligence to create expert systems that are suited to their own specific experimental requirements.

  12. EECE 569 -UBC ECE -Outline Outline-1 Mobile Communications Networks

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    Pulfrey, David L.

    Wireless wireline interworking Mobile IP Simulations of wireless networks Security in wireless networksEECE 569 - UBC ECE - Outline Outline-1 EECE 569 Mobile Communications Networks http Objectives Aspects of mobile communications networks Architectures, protocols and management techniques

  13. Course Outline for Lesson Plans for Pre-Employment Laboratory Training in CVAE-VEH Farm and Ranch Mechanical Repair.

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    Texas A and M Univ., College Station. Vocational Instructional Services.

    This packet contains 88 lesson plans for a laboratory course in farm and ranch mechanical repair. The lesson plans are organized into six units covering the following topics: occupational information, construction and maintenance (safety, farm carpentry, farm water supply and sanitation, farm electricity, concrete), hot metal work (oxyacetylene…

  14. Laboratory E-Notebooks: A Learning Object-Based Repository

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    Abari, Ilior; Pierre, Samuel; Saliah-Hassane, Hamadou

    2006-01-01

    During distributed virtual laboratory experiment sessions, a major problem is to be able to collect, store, manage and share heterogeneous data (intermediate results, analysis, annotations, etc) manipulated simultaneously by geographically distributed teammates composing a virtual team. The electronic notebook is a possible response to this…

  15. Object-Oriented Modelling of Virtual Laboratories for Control Education

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    Carla Martin-Villalba; Alfonso Urquia; Sebastian Dormido

    \\u000a Virtual-laboratories (virtual-labs, in short) provide a flexible and user-friendly method useful for defining the experiments\\u000a to be performed on a mathematical model. Virtual-lab users are allowed to design and perform their own simulation experiments.\\u000a As a result, they become active players in their own learning process, which motivates them to further learning. Virtual-labs\\u000a can be used to explain basic concepts,

  16. Clustering: Partition Clustering Lecture outline

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    Terzi, Evimaria

    Clustering: Partition Clustering #12;Lecture outline · Distance/Similarity between data objects · Data objects as geometric data points · Clustering problems and algorithms ­ Kmeans ­ Kmedian ­ Kcenter #12;What is clustering? · A grouping of data objects such that the objects within a group

  17. "Chips with Everything": A Laboratory Exercise for Comparing Subjective and Objective Measurements of Potato Chips

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    Davies, Cathy

    2005-01-01

    The following laboratory exercise was designed to aid student understanding of the differences between subjective and objective measurements. Students assess the color and texture of different varieties of potato chip (crisps) by means of an intensity rating scale and a rank test and objectively with a colorimeter and texture analyzer. For data…

  18. Development of an example flow test object and comparison of five of these test objects, constructed in various laboratories.

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    Teirlinck, C J; Bezemer, R A; Kollmann, C; Lubbers, J; Hoskins, P R; Ramnarine, K V; Fish, P; Fredeldt, K E; Schaarschmidt, U G

    1998-02-01

    Doppler test objects are used to characterise Doppler systems, both stand-alone systems and the Doppler part of so-called duplex scanners. The aim of the project partially presented here is the development and validation of an example of a Doppler test object fulfilling the requirements of the IEC 1685. The project has been carried out by nine partners of five European countries and has been funded by the European Commission. The flow Doppler test object is composed of: tissue mimicking material (TMM), blood mimicking fluid (BMF), tube (embedded in the TMM and carrying the BMF), tank flow system, including a pump and a flow meter. In the normative part of the IEC 1685, requirements are given for the values of acoustical parameters of TMM and BMF such as sound velocity, attenuation and backscattering. For BMF, requirements are given also for values of density and viscosity. In an informative (but not compulsory) annex, a description is given of a flow test object meeting these requirements as an example. 'example test object' developed during the project is composed of TMM based on agar and including SiC- and Al2O3-powders, BMF based on nylon particles suspended in water and glycerine, and a tube of c-flex, a silicon copolymer. Two tube sizes are used: 4.0 mm ID and 8.0 mm ID. During the project, very precise recipes have been developed for the composition and preparation of both TMM and BMF. Based on these recipes and a description of the construction in a design five flow test objects have been constructed in the laboratories of five participants. The test objects have been compared by measurements of the physical parameters and by Doppler measurements of the five test objects with the Doppler system. The measurements have been carried out by five observers. Inter-test object and inter-observer variabilities are determined, yielding information about usefulness of the parameters. PMID:9651595

  19. Effect of Night Laboratories on Learning Objectives for a Nonmajor Astronomy Class

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    Jacobi, Ian C.; Newberg, Heidi Jo; Broder, Darren; Finn, Rose A.; Milano, Anthony J.; Newberg, Lee A.; Weatherwax, Allan T.; Whittet, Douglas C. B.

    2009-01-01

    We tested the effectiveness of hands-on nighttime laboratories that challenged student misconceptions, using a new assessment exam to measure learning in a nonmajor introductory astronomy class at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. We were able to increase learning at the 8.0 sigma level on one of the Moon phase objectives that was addressed in a…

  20. Effect of Night Laboratories on Learning Objectives for a Nonmajor Astronomy Class

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    Jacobi, Ian C.; Newberg, Heidi Jo; Broder, Darren; Finn, Rose A.; Milano, Anthony J.; Newberg, Lee A.; Weatherwax, Allan T.; Whittet, Douglas C. B.

    We tested the effectiveness of hands-on nighttime laboratories that challenged student misconceptions, using a new assessment exam to measure learning in a nonmajor introductory astronomy class at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. We were able to increase learning at the 8.0 sigma level on one of the Moon phase objectives that was addressed in a cloudy night activity. There is weak evidence of some improvement on a broader range of learning objectives. We show evidence that the overall achievement levels of the four sections of the class are correlated with how much clear weather the sections had for observing even though the learning objectives were addressed primarily in activities that did not require clear skies. We describe our first attempt to cycle the students through different activity stations in an effort to handle 18 students at a time in the laboratories, and the lessons we learned from this.

  1. Distributive Education: Secondary, Course Outline. Revised 1972.

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    Washington State Coordinating Council for Occupational Education, Olympia.

    The document is a revision of earlier units, updated to include behavioral or performance objectives. Divided into 22 units of instruction, the course outline for distributive education presents suggested length of time for each part of a unit, prerequisites, a description of the part, objectives, sources, outline for the section, activities,…

  2. [prepCheck computer-supported objective evaluation of students preparation in preclinical simulation laboratory].

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    Lenherr, Patrik; Marinello, Carlo P

    2014-01-01

    Applications such as ?prepCheck? allow objective and consistent judgments of tooth preparations. Hereby the respective preparation is matched with a standardized preparation. Whereas the learning curve in the beginning is time-consuming, after some time the faculty members will be relieved from additional mentoring time in the preclinical simulation laboratory. Students independently get an objective self-assessment by the software. Time and effort at the moment are in a misbalance since three scans (preparation, occlusion record, opposite jaw) are necessary. A simple one-scan procedure would be preferable. ?prepCheck? is considered as a user-friendly software. It will play an essential role in the objective assessment of students tooth preparations in the future education. PMID:25341525

  3. Travel Agent Course Outline.

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    British Columbia Dept. of Education, Victoria.

    Written for college entry-level travel agent training courses, this course outline can also be used for inservice training programs offered by travel agencies. The outline provides information on the work of a travel agent and gives clear statements on what learners must be able to do by the end of their training. Material is divided into eight…

  4. Wireless Security Syllabus and Course Outline

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    The Center for Systems Security and Information Assurance (CSSIA) provides this zip file containing a syllabus and course outline for a wireless security course. The syllabus document describes course objectives, the required textbook, course goals and classroom and grading policies. The course outline provides more detail on end competency goals and major concepts to be covered.

  5. Outline o IP Addressing

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    Biagioni, Edoardo S.

    Outline o IP Addressing o IP forwarding o ARP o IP header 1 #12; IP addressing o IP address can be logically split into two (identifier) - see below for details of final delivery o static subdivision - address classes o

  6. aDORe: a modular and standards-based digital object repository at the los alamos national laboratory

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    Jeroen Bekaert; Xiaoming Liu; Herbert Van de Sompel

    2005-01-01

    This paper describes the aDORe repository architecture, designed and implemented for ingesting, storing, and accessing a vast collection of Digital Objects at the Research Library of the Los Alamos National Laboratory.

  7. X-ray computed tomography system for laboratory small-object imaging: Enhanced tomography solutions.

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    Kharfi, F; Yahiaoui, M L; Boussahoul, F

    2015-07-01

    A portable X-ray tomography system has been installed and actually being tested at our medical imaging laboratory. This tomography system employs a combination of scintillator screen and CCD camera as image detector. The limit of spatial resolution of 290?m of this imaging system is determined by the establishment of its modulation transfer function (MTF). In this work, we present attempts to address some issues such as limited resolution and low contrast through the development of affordable post-acquisition solutions based on the application of super-resolution method (projection onto convex sets, POCS) to create new projections set enabling the reconstruction of an improved 3D image in terms of contrast, resolution and noise. In addition to small-object examination, this tomography system is used for hands-on training activities involving students and scientists. PMID:25817383

  8. Security Awareness Course Outline

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    The Center for Systems Security and Information Assurance (CSSIA) provides this course outline for a security awareness course. It includes information about the course and also lists end competencies expected, major concepts and evaluation methods. The document may be downloaded in Microsoft Word Doc file format.

  9. Education Place: Outline Maps

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    This page from Education Place's Social Studies Center lists a selection of outline maps for use in the classroom or at home. Sample maps include Africa: Political; Africa: Political and Physical; California's Regions; Colonial America, 1776; Eastern Hemisphere; Southern Asia: Political; United States: Postal Abbreviations; United States: Climate; The United States in 1860. It contains also five maps with different views of the world.

  10. Outline o Layering

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    Biagioni, Edoardo S.

    Outline o Layering: - OSI - Internet o Ethernet) o Transport: reliability, end-to-end issues (TCP, UDP) o Network: basic end-to-end connectivity (IP, ATM AAL) o Data Link: hop-by-hop connectivity, framing (Ethernet, FDDI, ATM cells

  11. 12) Anatomy Course Outline

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    De Volder, Kris

    12) Anatomy Course Outline 0) Introduction and Course Overview (week 1) 1) Scheme Crash Course (week 1,2) 2) Anatomy of a Language Definition (week 3) 3) Environments and Scope (week 4, 5, 6) 4-Oriented Programming (week 11, 12) 7) Aspect-Oriented Programming (week 13) 22) Anatomy 2) Anatomy of a Language

  12. Lecture outline Clustering aggregation

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    Terzi, Evimaria

    Lecture outline · Clustering aggregation ­ Reference: A. Gionis, H. Mannila, P. Tsaparas: Clustering aggregation, ICDE 2004 · Co-clustering (or bi-clustering) · References: ­ A. Anagnostopoulos, A. Dasgupta and R. Kumar: Approximation Algorithms for co-clustering, PODS 2008. ­ K. Puolamaki. S. Hanhijarvi

  13. Clustering III Lecture outline

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    Terzi, Evimaria

    Clustering III #12;Lecture outline · Soft (model-based) clustering and EM algorithm · Clustering aggregation [A. Gionis, H. Mannila, P. Tsaparas: Clustering aggregation, ICDE 2004] · Impossibility theorem for clustering [Jon Kleinberg, An impossibility theorem for clustering, NIPS 2002] #12;Expectation

  14. Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing: Course Outline.

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    Cardinal, Judith L.

    A guide to Nursing 5, a course on psychiatric-mental health nursing offered at East Los Angeles College is presented. The guide first details classroom and clinical course requirements and then identifies long-range and end-of-course objectives. A list of required texts and manuals is followed by an outline of the objectives for each of four…

  15. Student Perceptions of Textbook Outlines

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    Landrum, R. Eric; Clark, Jeremy

    2006-01-01

    Students in an introductory psychology course evaluated 3 types of outlines (traditional, graphical, alphabetical) and then provided summary information about their use of outlines and rank ordered their preferred type of outlines. Over 75% of students agreed that outlines are useful, and students clearly prefer the traditional, Roman…

  16. X-ray Astronomy in the Laboratory with a Miniature Compact Object Produced by Laser-Driven Implosion

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    Fujioka, Shinsuke; Yamamoto, Norimasa; Salzmann, David; Wang, Feilu; Nishimura, Hiroaki; Li, Yutong; Dong, Quanli; Wang, Shoujun; Zhang, Yi; Rhee, Yong-Joo; Lee, Yong-Woo; Han, Jae-Min; Tanabe, Minoru; Fujiwara, Takashi; Nakabayashi, Yuto; Zhao, Gang; Zhang, Jie; Mima, Kunioki

    2009-01-01

    Laboratory spectroscopy of non-thermal equilibrium plasmas photoionized by intense radiation is a key to understanding compact objects, such as black holes, based on astronomical observations. This paper describes an experiment to study photoionizing plasmas in laboratory under well-defined and genuine conditions. Photoionized plasma is here generated using a 0.5-keV Planckian x-ray source created by means of a laser-driven implosion. The measured x-ray spectrum from the photoionized silicon plasma resembles those observed from the binary stars Cygnus X-3 and Vela X-1 with the Chandra x-ray satellite. This demonstrates that an extreme radiation field was produced in the laboratory, however, the theoretical interpretation of the laboratory spectrum significantly contradicts the generally accepted explanations in x-ray astronomy. This model experiment offers a novel test bed for validation and verification of computational codes used in x-ray astronomy.

  17. Integrating Laboratory Activity Into a Junior High School Classroom

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    Wen-Jye Shyr

    2010-01-01

    This paper presents a wind power system laboratory activity and an outline for evaluating student performance in this activity. The work described here was to design and implement the laboratory to assist teachers in achieving the teaching objective of this activity. The laboratory teaching activities introduce energy sources, wind energy technology, electricity storage, and wind power system testing. The wind

  18. Integrating Laboratory Activity into a Junior High School Classroom

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Shyr, Wen-Jye

    2010-01-01

    This paper presents a wind power system laboratory activity and an outline for evaluating student performance in this activity. The work described here was to design and implement the laboratory to assist teachers in achieving the teaching objective of this activity. The laboratory teaching activities introduce energy sources, wind energy…

  19. Thermoelectric energy conversion The objective of this laboratory is for you to explore the physics and practical aspects of solidsate heat

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    Braun, Paul

    . Session 2: Seebeck coefficient and thermoelectric power generation · Measure the Seebeck coefficientThermoelectric energy conversion Objective The objective of this laboratory is for you to explore energy using thermoelectric materials, and the thermodynamic limits to the efficiency of heat

  20. Women and Mass Media Course Outline.

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    Hill, Janellen

    A complete upper division or graduate course outline for examining the media's effects on sex role stereotyping of women in society is presented in this paper. Various sections of the paper include (1) course objectives designed to explore how the media portrays women, how the media treats the changing role of women in society, and whether the…

  1. Integrated Laboratory Demonstrations of Multi-Object Adaptive Optics on a Simulated 10Meter Telescope at Visible Wavelengths

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    S. Mark Ammons; Luke Johnson; Edward A. Laag; Renate Kupke; Donald T. Gavel; Claire E. Max

    2009-01-01

    One important frontier for astronomical adaptive optics (AO) involves methods\\u000asuch as Multi-Object AO and Multi-Conjugate AO that have the potential to give\\u000aa significantly larger field of view than conventional AO techniques. A second\\u000akey emphasis over the next decade will be to push astronomical AO to visible\\u000awavelengths. We have conducted the first laboratory simulations of wide-field,\\u000alaser

  2. Integrated Laboratory Demonstrations of Multi-Object Adaptive Optics on a Simulated 10 Meter Telescope at Visible Wavelengths

    Microsoft Academic Search

    S. Mark Ammons; Luke Johnson; Edward A. Laag; Renate Kupke; Donald T. Gavel; Brian J. Bauman; Claire E. Max

    2010-01-01

    One important frontier for astronomical adaptive optics (AO) involves methods such as multi-object AO and multi-conjugate AO that have the potential to give a significantly larger field of view than conventional AO techniques. A second key emphasis over the next decade will be to push astronomical AO to visible wavelengths. We have conducted the first laboratory simulations of wide-field, laser

  3. Objective and Subjective Assessment of Reciprocal Peer Teaching in Medical Gross Anatomy Laboratory

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    Bentley, Brian S.; Hill, Robert V.

    2009-01-01

    Reciprocal peer teaching (RPT), wherein students alternate roles as teacher and learner, has been applied in several educational arenas with varying success. Here, we describe the implementation of a reciprocal peer teaching protocol in a human gross anatomy laboratory curriculum. We compared the outcomes of the RPT class with those of previous…

  4. MERIT Pump/Probe Data OutlineOutline

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    McDonald, Kirk

    MERIT Pump/Probe Data Analysis OutlineOutline The pump/probe program Particle detector response correction Pump/probe analysis results NFMCC Collaboration Meeting , LBNL, January 26, 2009 Ilias Efthymiopoulos - CERN #12;The pump/probe program #12;The pump/probe program Use of the CERN PS flexibility

  5. Rocks and Minerals: Unit Outlines

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    Jessica Fries-Gaither

    This article assembles free resources from the Rocks and Minerals issue of the Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears cyberzine into a unit outline based on the 5E learning cycle framework. Outlines are provided for Grades K-2 and 3-5.

  6. ChemCam Science Objectives for the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Rover

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    Wiens, R.; Maurice, S.; Bridges, N.; Clark, B.; Cremers, D.; Herkenhoff, K.; Kirkland, L.; Mangold, N.; Manhes, G.; Mauchien, P.

    2005-01-01

    ChemCam consists of two remote sensing instruments. One, a Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) instrument provides rapid elemental composition data on rocks and soils within 13 m of the rover. By using laser pulses, it can remove dust or profile through weathering layers remotely. The other instrument, the Remote Micro-Imager (RMI), provides the highest resolution images between 2 m and infinity. At approximately 80 Rad field of view, its resolution exceeds that of MER Pancam by at least a factor of four. The ChemCam instruments are described in a companion paper by Maurice et al. Here we present the science objectives for the ChemCam instrument package.

  7. ChemCam Science Objectives for the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Rover

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    Wiens, R.; Maurice, S.; Bridges, N.; Clark, B.; Cremers, D.; Herkenhoff, K.; Kirkland, L.; Mangold, N.; Manhes, G.; Mauchien, P.

    2005-01-01

    ChemCam consists of two remote sensing instruments. One, a Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) instrument provides rapid elemental composition data on rocks and soils within 13 m of the rover. By using laser pulses, it can remove dust or profile through weathering layers remotely. The other instrument, the Remote Micro-Imager (RMI), provides the highest resolution images between 2 m and infinity. At approximately 80 Rad field of view, its resolution exceeds that of MER Pancam by at least a factor of four. The ChemCam instruments are described in a companion paper by Maurice et al. [1]. Here we present the science objectives for the ChemCam instrument package.

  8. VoIP Security Syllabus and Course Outline

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    The Center for Systems Security and Information Assurance (CSSIA) provides this zip file containing a syllabus and course outline for a VoIP security course. The syllabus document describes course objectives, structure and the intended student audience. The course outline provides information on several learning modules that would be suitable for such a course.

  9. Foster Parent Training Project: Course Outlines. (Revised Edition).

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Ryan, Patricia; And Others

    These course outlines were prepared for project instructors involved in training foster parents. The courses are designed for a 24-hour discussion format. Each course outline provides a statement of general objectives, a list of specific goals to be achieved in the course, important points to be emphasized and suggested activities and reading…

  10. Putting time into proof outlines

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    Schneider, Fred B.; Bloom, Bard; Marzullo, Keith

    1993-01-01

    A logic for reasoning about timing properties of concurrent programs is presented. The logic is based on Hoare-style proof outlines and can handle maximal parallelism as well as certain resource-constrained execution environments. The correctness proof for a mutual exclusion protocol that uses execution timings in a subtle way illustrates the logic in action. A soundness proof using structural operational semantics is outlined in the appendix.

  11. Heat diffusion The objective of this laboratory is for you to use measurements of the diffusion of heat in a material to

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    Braun, Paul

    Heat diffusion Objective The objective of this laboratory is for you to use measurements of the diffusion of heat in a material to enhance your understanding of solutions of the diffusion equation, is the thermal diffusivity, D=/C. The MKS units of diffusivity are m2 /s. We can get a rough idea of the time

  12. Adsorption and humidity sensing The objective of this laboratory is for you to explore how a piezoelectric resonator coated by a thin

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    Braun, Paul

    Adsorption and humidity sensing Objective The objective of this laboratory is for you to explore manifold; and most modern clothes dryers incorporate a humidity sensor made from a conducing the equilibrium adsorption of water in a polymer film as a humidity sensor. Session 1: Quartz crystal monitor

  13. Integrated Laboratory Demonstrations of Multi-Object Adaptive Optics on a Simulated 10-Meter Telescope at Visible Wavelengths

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    Ammons, S Mark; Laag, Edward A; Kupke, Renate; Gavel, Donald T; Bauman, Brian J; Max, Claire E

    2009-01-01

    One important frontier for astronomical adaptive optics (AO) involves methods such as Multi-Object AO and Multi-Conjugate AO that have the potential to give a significantly larger field of view than conventional AO techniques. A second key emphasis over the next decade will be to push astronomical AO to visible wavelengths. We have conducted the first laboratory simulations of wide-field, laser guide star adaptive optics at visible wavelengths on a 10-meter-class telescope. These experiments, utilizing the UCO/Lick Observatory's Multi-Object / Laser Tomography Adaptive Optics (MOAO/LTAO) testbed, demonstrate new techniques in wavefront sensing and control that are crucial to future on-sky MOAO systems. We (1) test and confirm the feasibility of highly accurate atmospheric tomography with laser guide stars, (2) demonstrate key innovations allowing open-loop operation of Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensors (with errors of ~30 nm) as will be needed for MOAO, and (3) build a complete error budget model describing sy...

  14. Using Computerized Outlines in Teaching American Government.

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    Janda, Kenneth

    Because writing an outline on the chalk board wastes time and space, a computer program, a videoprojector, and a standard motion picture screen were used to outline a lecture to a large history class. PC-Outline is an outline program for IBM-compatible microcomputers which aids in processing outlines by inserting Roman numerals, letters, and…

  15. Putting time into proof outlines

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    Schneider, Fred B.; Bloom, Bard; Marzullo, Keith

    1991-01-01

    A logic for reasoning about timing of concurrent programs is presented. The logic is based on proof outlines and can handle maximal parallelism as well as resource-constrained execution environments. The correctness proof for a mutual exclusion protocol that uses execution timings in a subtle way illustrates the logic in action.

  16. Outline test plan for test series I

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    Not Available

    1981-02-01

    The overall technical objectives for the Phase 1 programme of the Grimethorpe Experimental Facility were presented in a draft document ''Phase 1 Research Programme: Baseline and Modified Option Cases'', produced in May 1979 and discussed at subsequent Technical Committee Meetings. The technical objectives for Test Series 1 presented in this document have developed from those outlined in the May 79 baseline; all the changes from the earlier outline are recorded. The data collection systems expected to be used are also presented. It is planned to carry out experiments to meet the objectives in three sub-series each along a different ''good fluidisation'' line determined at high, medium and low velocities. The high velocity sub-series has four runs including the original design conditions for Tube Bank 'A'. The medium velocity sub-series has seven runs and involves operating Tube Bank 'A' at what are to be its optimum operating conditions. The low velocity sub-series has six runs including the CURL Link Test operating conditions.

  17. Quantum logic. A brief outline

    E-print Network

    Karl Svozil

    2005-07-31

    Quantum logic has been introduced by Birkhoff and von Neumann as an attempt to base the logical primitives, the propositions and the relations and operations among them, on quantum theoretical entities, and thus on the related empirical evidence of the quantum world. We give a brief outline of quantum logic, and some of its algebraic properties, such as nondistributivity, whereby emphasis is given to concrete experimental setups related to quantum logical entities. A probability theory based on quantum logic is fundamentally and sometimes even spectacularly different from probabilities based on classical Boolean logic. We give a brief outline of its nonclassical aspects; in particular violations of Boole-Bell type consistency constraints on joint probabilities, as well as the Kochen-Specker theorem, demonstrating in a constructive, finite way the scarcity and even nonexistence of two-valued states interpretable as classical truth assignments. A more complete introduction of the author can be found in the book "Quantum Logic" (Springer, 1998)

  18. Painting with Outliners and Fillers

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Marco Celesti; Mario Verdicchio

    2009-01-01

    Ant-based artificial art has reached significant levels of visual appeal and aesthetics. Nevertheless, the artworks are still clearly recognizable as computer-generated, and present a diffused colouring effect common to most of the ant-based art. In this work we propose to introduce two different roles, namely outliner and filler, that ants or ant-like agents can play on a digital canvas, aiming

  19. 5. TOOL ROOM, NOTE TOOL OUTLINES ON BOARD. Looking east ...

    Library of Congress Historic Buildings Survey, Historic Engineering Record, Historic Landscapes Survey

    5. TOOL ROOM, NOTE TOOL OUTLINES ON BOARD. Looking east at tool board. - Edwards Air Force Base, Air Force Rocket Propulsion Laboratory, Shop Building for Test Stand 1-5, Test Area 1-115, northwest end of Saturn Boulevard, Boron, Kern County, CA

  20. Course Outline: Animals and Society (APBI 314) Learning objectives

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    Farrell, Anthony P.

    limitations Topics Animals in Food Production Animals in Science Companion Animals Wild animals in Captivity and communicative studies of Grey Parrots (Psittacus erithacus). Brain, Behavior and Evolution 59: 54-67. 8. Fraser

  1. Thermal Imaging in the Chemistry Laboratory Thermal imaging devices take advantage of the fact that all objects with a temperature above absolute

    E-print Network

    Short, Daniel

    Thermal Imaging in the Chemistry Laboratory Thermal imaging devices take advantage of the fact that all objects with a temperature above absolute zero have thermal energy and will emit various wavelengths of thermal radiation (visible, infrared and ultra violet radiation). Thermal cameras convert

  2. LABORATORY VI In this lab you will use conservation of momentum to predict the motion of objects motions resulting from collisions. It

    E-print Network

    Minnesota, University of

    Lab VI - 1 LABORATORY VI MOMENTUM In this lab you will use conservation of momentum to predict to predict the outcome. To fully analyze a collision, one must often use both conservation of energy conservation of momentum to predict the outcome of interactions between objects. · Choose a useful system when

  3. Outline Introduction Types Countermeasures Summary Malicious Logic

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    Almulhem, Ahmad

    to be violated Also called Malicious software (malware) Incorrectly called "computer viruses" Based on intentionOutline Introduction Types Countermeasures Summary Malicious Logic Dr. Ahmad Almulhem Computer;Outline Introduction Types Countermeasures Summary Outline 1 Introduction 2 Types Trojan Horses Viruses

  4. INTRODUCTION Outline of Round Tables Outline of Round Tables

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Abarzhi, Snezhana I.; Sreenivasan, Katepalli R.

    2010-12-01

    The Second International Conference and Advanced School 'Turbulent Mixing and Beyond', TMB-2009, was held at the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, (ICTP), Trieste, Italy on 27 July-7 August 2009. TMB-2009 united over 180 participants ranging from students to members of the National Academies of Sciences and Engineering, and including researchers at experienced and early stages of their carriers from leading scientific institutions in academia, national laboratories, corporations and industry worldwide. Responding to the community's inquiry and reaffirming the practices established at TMB-2007, two Round Tables were organized for the participants of TMB-2009 on 30 July 2009 and 6 August 2009 in the Oppenheimer Room at the Centre. The goals of the Round Tables were to encourage the information exchange among the members of the interdisciplinary and international TMB community, promote discussions regarding the state-of-the-art in TMB-related scientific areas, identify directions for frontier research, and articulate recommendations for future developments. This article is a summary of the collective work of the Round Table participants (listed alphabetically below by their last names), whose contributions form its substance and, as such, are greatly appreciated. Abarzhi, Snezhana I (University of Chicago, USA) Andrews, Malcolm (Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA) Belotserkovskii, Oleg (Institute for Computer Aided Design of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia) Bershadskii, Alexander (ICAR, Israel) Brandenburg, Axel (Nordita, Denmark) Chumakov, Sergei (Stanford University, USA) Desai, Tara (University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy) Galperin, Boris (University of South Florida, USA) Gauthier, Serge (Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique, France) Gekelman, Walter (University of California at Los Angeles, USA) Gibson, Carl (University of California at San Diego, USA) Goddard III, William A (California Institute of Technology, USA) Grinstein, Fernando (Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA) Gupta, Anupam (Indian Institute of Science, India) Hazak, Giora (Negev Nuclear Research Center, Israel) Jayakumar, J S (Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, India) Kaneda, Yukio (Nagoya University, Japan) Klimenko, Alexander Y (University of Queensland, Australia) Krommes, John A (Princeton University, USA) Lvov, Victor (Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel) Meshram, Mayoordhwaj (Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, India) Minnini, Pablo (University of Buenos Aires, Argentina) Mukund, Vasudevan (Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, India) Nadiga, Balu (Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA) Nepomnyaschy, Alexander (Technion, Israel) Niemela, Joseph J (International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy) Nishihara, Katsunobu (Institute for Laser Engineering, Osaka University, Japan) Orlov, Sergei S (Stanford University and InPhase Technologies, USA) Petrosyan, Arakel (Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia) Pouquet, Annick (National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA) Procaccia, Itamar (Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel) Pudritz, Ralph E (McMaster University, Canada) Pullin, Dale (California Institute of Technology, USA) Sreenivasan, Katepalli R (International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy) Sukoriansky, Semion (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel) Thornber, B (Cranfield University, UK) van Duin, Adri (Pennsylvania State University, USA) Velikovich, Alexander (Naval Research Laboratory, USA) Williams, Robin (Atomic Weapons Establishment, UK) Youngs, David L (Atomic Weapons Establishment, UK) Zweibel, Ellen (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA) Based of suggestions of the TMB invited speakers, lecturers and Scientific Advisory Committee members, a number of key issues were selected for in-depth discussion at the Round Tables. Specifically, participants of the Round Tables considered similarities and differences between "canonical" and "non-canonical" turbulent processes, identified problems which are most appealin

  5. X-ray astronomy in the laboratory with a miniature compact object produced by laser-driven implosion

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Shinsuke Fujioka; Hideaki Takabe; Norimasa Yamamoto; David Salzmann; Feilu Wang; Hiroaki Nishimura; Yutong Li; Quanli Dong; Shoujun Wang; Yi Zhang; Yong-Joo Rhee; Yong-Woo Lee; Jae-Min Han; Minoru Tanabe; Takashi Fujiwara; Yuto Nakabayashi; Gang Zhao; Jie Zhang; Kunioki Mima

    2009-01-01

    X-ray spectroscopy is an important tool for understanding the extreme photoionization processes that drive the behaviour of non-thermal equilibrium plasmas in compact astrophysical objects such as black holes. Even so, the distance of these objects from the Earth and the inability to control or accurately ascertain the conditions that govern their behaviour makes it difficult to interpret the origin of

  6. Speech and Journalism Course Outlines, 1971-1972.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Nashville - Davidson County Metropolitan Public Schools, TN.

    This curriculum guide contains speech and journalism course outlines, including suggestions for instructional materials, course objectives, class activities, and communication skills. The contents in speech include "Group Discussion,""Theater Arts,""Public Communication," and "Theater Production." The journalism section consists of "Persuasion…

  7. Course Outline RC-389/589; FLEET RISK CONTROL

    E-print Network

    Wu, Mingshen

    to effectively minimize the risks associated with managing an incidental fleet. Graduate Objective: Audit of a consultant, audit the risk control systems (those that do exist as well as should be in place) on a fleetCourse Outline RC-389/589; FLEET RISK CONTROL THREE CREDITS RISK CONTROL CENTER UNIVERSITY

  8. An outline of brain function.

    PubMed

    Gilbert, P F

    2001-08-01

    An outline of how the brain may compute is proposed. In the cerebral cortex memories are stored through long-term potentiation at synapses from layer 1 cortical inputs (representing contexts) on layer 2/3 pyramidal cells linked with the thalamus in a cortico-thalamic (CT) unit. The signals which are memorized are the layer 3 inputs from the thalamus or other cortical areas. Signals are memorized (and later recalled) at the gamma frequency. A conscious thought comprises the outputs of layer 5 cells in CT units in different cortical regions firing in synchrony through the contribution of oscillatory thalamic and cortical inputs. This cortical output influences sub-cortical areas to cause or participate in a movement. Cerebral cortical outputs may be stored in the cerebellum and generated later in a particular context by the basal ganglia and cerebellum. Thus the brain may either generate 'conscious' outputs using the cerebral cortex or 'automatic' outputs using the basal ganglia and cerebellum. When contexts are recognized by the basal ganglia it permits outputs stored in the cerebellum to commence and in this way the basal ganglia can control complex sequences of outputs or movements. Working memory involves the prefrontal cortex using similarly the basal ganglia and cerebellum. The hippocampus has a role in the storage and recall of cortical outputs by providing unique layer 1 contexts to all the CT loops in different cortical areas in a conscious thought. With further recall of the thought new layer 1 contexts may become associated with the CT loops enabling recall without the hippocampal input. PMID:11489610

  9. The Aware Home: A Living Laboratory for Ubiquitous Computing Research

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Cory D. Kidd; Robert Orr; Gregory D. Abowd; Christopher G. Atkeson; Irfan A. Essa; Blair Macintyre; Elizabeth D. Mynatt; Thad E. Starner; Wendy Newstetter

    1999-01-01

    We are building a home, called the Aware Home, to create a living laboratory for research in ubiquitous computing for everyday activities. This paper introduces the Aware Home project and outlines some of our technology- and human-centered research objectives in creating the Aware Home.

  10. Revenge after trauma: Theoretical outline

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Ira Gäbler; Andreas Maercker

    \\u000a Tis chapter focuses on revenge, a somewhat neglected psychological phenomenon ofen occurring in the context of embitterment\\u000a that has been observed to be associated with traumatization and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Recent theoretical approaches\\u000a to and research findings on revenge and its specific relationship to embitterment phenomena are summarized, and therapeutic\\u000a implications are discussed. The main objective of the chapter

  11. [African neurosurgery. 1: Historical outline].

    PubMed

    el Khamlichi, A

    1996-01-01

    This outline of the history of African Neurosurgery explains the role that North Africa has played in the Middle Ages in the development of Neurosurgery, the origins of the development of the latter in twentieth century, and the delay that African Neurosurgery still shows at the present time in the majority of African countries. On the papyrus of the pharaonic era, we have found the description of some neurosurgical procedures such as trephination and brain aspiration by a transphenoidal approach used before mummification. It is particularly trephination which summarizes the ancient history of African neurosurgery, as it was widely used throughout the continent, practised and taught by healers in African tribes. The technical concepts of trephination are based, to a great extent, on the descriptions of Arab physicians of the Middle Ages. It was at that time (Middle Ages) that several Arab physicians such as Avicenne, Rhazes, and Avenzhoer described many types of nervous system diseases and the techniques to treat them. But it was mainly Abulkassim Al Zahraoui (Abulkassis) who was the pioneer of neurosurgery as he devoted one volume of his treatise (made up of 30 volumes) to neurosurgery, a precise description of many aspects of neurosurgical pathology, its treatment, instruments and neurosurgical techniques. We have reported in this article five original extracts in Arabic which deal with skull fractures and their treatment, vertebro-medullary traumas and their treatment, hydrocephalus and its treatment, tumors of the skull vault and their treatment, and finally the basic knowledge of anatomy which is of great interest for a surgeon. The medical knowledge of that time which gave birth to medical schools and hospitals was transmitted progressively to Europe and played an important role in the development of medicine during the European Renaissance in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. During colonization, neurosurgical practice started and developed in many African countries, together with the development of the health system that the colonial forces initiated in general as soon as they had come to these countries. This neurosurgery practised in the departments of general surgery either by neurosurgeons or general surgeons took part in the birth and development of neurosurgery as an independent specialty, thanks to the combined efforts of some European and African pioneers. Modern neurosurgery was introduced and started to develop in African countries from 1960, and the teaching of this specialty in many African universities began between 1960 and 1970. PMID:9161540

  12. Communication Systems. Laboratory Activities.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Sutherland, Barbara, Ed.

    This communication systems guide provides teachers with learning activities for secondary students. Introductory materials include an instructional planning outline and worksheet, an outline of essential elements, a list of objectives, a course description, and a content outline. The guide contains 32 modules on the following topics: story…

  13. Digital Forensics II: Course Outline and Syllabus

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    The Center for Systems Security and Information Assurance (CSSIA) provides this zip file with a course outline and syllabus document for an advanced computer forensics course. The syllabus is a sample one, which could be adapted to suit any course on this topic. It includes information about the course, required textbook and other materials, course goals, outline, classroom policies and grading policies. An additional document with a course outline is also included in the zip file.

  14. Forensics 1: Course Outline and Syllabus

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    The Center for Systems Security and Information Assurance (CSSIA) provides this zip file with a course outline and syllabus document for an introductory computer forensics course. The syllabus is a sample one, which could be adapted to suit any course on this topic. It includes information about the course, required textbook and other materials, course goals, outline, classroom policies and grading policies. A Unix file with an additional course outline is also included in the ZIP file.

  15. Course Outline for a SCUBA Diving Speciality "UNDERWATER Survey DIVER"

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Papadimitriou, K.

    2015-04-01

    The purpose of this paper is to outline a course for the training of divers with a special interest in underwater surveying (e.g. surveyors, archaeologists, biologists, geologists, photographers/videographers). This outline presents: i) the Courses' Standards ii) the Learning Objectives for the related Knowledge Development, iii) the Skills that have to be conducted, iv) the Performance Requirements for the students and v) the Open Water Considerations for the Training Dives. It is expected that the resulting course outline will be used as a reference for the training of certified divers who want to become underwater surveyors, providing them basic knowledge and skills to survey adequate data for the detailed documentation of submerged features. Moreover the combination of knowledge (what) and the skills (how) that are presented during the proposed course attempt to define a protocol for the recording of underwater features in favor of mapping and 3D modeling.

  16. A cross-laboratory study of event-related gamma activity in a standard object recognition paradigm

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Niko A. Busch; Christoph S. Herrmann; Matthias M. Müller; Daniel Lenz; Thomas Gruber

    2006-01-01

    This study proposes a standard paradigm for the investigation of visual information processing by means of gamma activity and presents a novel set of stimuli with a broad range of complex, coloured familiar real world and unfamiliar nonsense objects which are well matched with respect to physical stimulus properties. In order to demonstrate that the paradigm and stimulus set yield

  17. Unit Outline For Environmental Study

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    BEGIN:VCARD VERSION:2.1 FN:Unit Outline For Environmental Study N:Outline For Environmental Study; Unit ORG:Clarkrange High School REV:2005-04-13 END:VCARD

    1995-06-30

    I call this my Environmental Issues Exercise. It begins when students are introduced to terms and concepts necessary to the understanding of ecology. This is followed by a study of natural environmental cycles and relationships that are an integral part of understanding the unit. Sampling techniques are introduced and sampling equipment constructed. We plan and go on a camping trip to the Big South Fork National River and Recreational Area. Upon returning to the classroom students prepare a written report complete with objectives and conclusions. The concluding activity requires teams of students to select two streams from our local area that represent two contrasting situations. Reports are written by each team. Many scenarios are discussed as are possible results of each situation. We discuss forest harvesting practices, landfills, farming, industrial impacts, mining, nuclear wastes, and city runoff.

  18. New Laboratory-Based Optical Functions of Cosmic Abundance Glass: Comparison to “Astronomical Silicates” and Application to Post-AGB Object HD 161796

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Speck, Angela; Pitman, K. M.; Hofmeister, A. M.; Whittington, A. G.

    2013-06-01

    Complex refractive indices (optical functions) for amorphous silicates are used to model and interpret a wide variety of astrophysical environments including H II regions, circumstellar dust around evolved stars and in disks around young stellar objects (YSOs), and active galactic nuclei (AGN). However, the most widely-used optical functions in the literature have been derived using compositionally and structurally disparate materials, and were prepared with inconsistent methodology, kludging observational data and laboratory data with different experimental methods to populate the wavelength space. Furthermore, these previous optical functions often include portions derived from astronomical observations rather than laboratory spectra. New quantitative laboratory data are available to build up wavelength coverage for amorphous silicates in a more systematic way. We present optical functions and extinction cross-sections derived from mid-UV to far-IR laboratory transmission spectra of cosmic abundance silicate glass. The advantages of using these data are that our glass sample was synthesized especially with cosmic (solar) abundances in mind and excludes iron. We compare these results to other popular optical functions used to model amorphous silicates (e.g., “astronomical” or “cosmic” silicate by Draine & Lee 1984, Draine 2003, Ossenkopf et al. 1992), both directly and in application to HD 161796, a spherically symmetric, O-rich system with a visible central star, optically thin dust shell, and radiation field intermediate to AGB and PN class targets. The new cosmic silicate optical functions have much lower UV-vis and NIR opacity than the traditionally used functions necessitating significantly more dust (1 or 2 orders of magnitude for mass) to model an object like HD 161796. Furthermore, the lower opacity has an impact on the fraction of crystalline material needed to match the observed spectrum. Previous models produced using older optical functions will underestimate the dust mass and overestimate the importance of crystalline silicates. This work is supported through NSF AST-1009544 and NASA APRA04-000-0041.

  19. Laboratory 10 Control Systems Laboratory ECE3557 Laboratory 10

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    Laboratory 10 Control Systems Laboratory ECE3557 Laboratory 10 State Feedback Controller for Position Control of a DC Servo 10.1 Objective The objective of this laboratory is to position the gears, we will use the state space model of the DC servo introduced in the laboratory 3 (refer to [1

  20. Disaster Recovery Course Outline and Syllabus

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    The Center for Systems Security and Information Assurance (CSSIA) provides this zip file with a course outline and syllabus for a disaster recovery course. The syllabus is a sample one, which could be adapted to suit any course on this topic. The course outline includes a more in depth description of the topics covered in this type of class.

  1. Printing Trades. Suggested Basic Course Outline.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Texas A and M Univ., College Station. Vocational Instructional Services.

    This course outline is intended to assist vocational instructors in developing and teaching a course in the printing trades. The outline, which has been written in accordance with the block progressive method of teaching, addresses the following areas: orientation (a course overview, youth leadership, and theory); layout and design (type, format,…

  2. Learning From the Polar Past: Unit Outlines

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    Jessica Fries-Gaither

    This article assembles free resources from the Learning from the Polar Past issue of the Beyond Penguins and Polar Bears cyberzine into a unit outline based on the 5E learning cycle framework. Outlines are provided for Grades K-2 and 3-5.

  3. Leadership and Stewardship of the Laboratory (Objective 4.1) Notable Outcome - Phase II Alternative Analysis and PNNL Site Plan Recommendation

    SciTech Connect

    Pittman, Jeffery P.; Cassidy, Stephen R.; Mosey, Whitney LC; Leitz, Erlan M.; Oukrop, Lanson J.

    2013-07-31

    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and the Pacific Northwest Site Office (PNSO) have recently completed an effort to identify the current state of the campus and gaps that exist with regards to space needs, facilities and infrastructure. This effort has been used to establish a campus strategy to ensure PNNL is ready to further the United States (U.S.) Department of Energy (DOE) mission. Ten-year business projections and the impacts on space needs were assessed and incorporated into the long-term facility plans. In identifying/quantifying the space needs for PNNL, the following categories were addressed: Multi-purpose Programmatic (wet chemistry and imaging laboratory space), Strategic (Systems Engineering and Computation Analytics, and Collaboration space), Remediation (space to offset the loss of the Research Technology Laboratory [RTL] Complex due to decontamination and demolition), and Optimization (the exit of older and less cost-effective facilities). The findings of the space assessment indicate a need for wet chemistry space, imaging space, and strategic space needs associated with systems engineering and collaboration space. Based on the analysis, a 10-year campus strategy evolved that balanced four strategic objectives, as directed by the DOE Office of Science (DOE-SC): • Mission Alignment - maintain customer satisfaction • Reasonable & Achievable - do what makes sense from a practical and cost perspective • Campus Continuity - increase the federal control of assets and follow the Campus Master Plan • Guiding Principles - modern, collaborative, flexible, and sustainable. This strategy considered the following possible approaches to meet the identified space needs: • Institutional General Plant Project (IGPP) funded projects • Third party leased facilities • Science Laboratory Infrastructure (SLI) line item funded projects. Pairing the four strategic objectives with additional key metrics as criteria for selection, an initial recommendation was made to DOE-SC to use all three funding mechanisms to deliver the mission need. DOE-SC provided feedback that third party facilities are not to be pursued at this time. The decision was made by DOE that an IGPP-funded program would be the base plan, while retaining the possibility of a 2019 SLI-funded project. The SLI project will be designed to deliver significant impact on science and technology (S&T) and support the development of a modern, synergistic core campus where a collaborative and innovative environment is fostered. The specific scientific impact will be further defined in the 2015 and 2016 Annual Laboratory Plans. Additionally, opportunities will be explored to construct annexes on current federal facilities, including the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory (EMSL), if proven synergistic and cost effective. The final result of this effort is an actionable, flexible plan with scope, schedule, and cost targets for individual acquisition projects. Implemented as planned, the result will increase federal ownership by approximately 15 percent, reduce the operating cost by approximately 7 percent, and reduce the geographic facility footprint by approximately 66,000 gross square feet (GSF). Reduction of surplus space will be addressed while maintaining customer satisfaction, lowering operating costs, reducing the campus footprint, and increasing the federal control of assets. This strategy is documented in PNNL’s 2014 Laboratory Plan.

  4. Information Assurance II: Syllabus and Course Outline

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    The Center for Systems Security and Information Assurance (CSSIA) provides this zip file with a course outline and syllabus document for an advanced information assurance course. The syllabus is a sample one, which could be adapted to suit any similar course on this topic. It includes information about the course, required textbook, course goals, schedule, classroom policies and grading policies. A file with a detailed course outline is also included in the ZIP file.

  5. Information Assurance I: Syllabus and Course Outline

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    The Center for Systems Security and Information Assurance (CSSIA) provides this zip file with a course outline and syllabus document for an introductory information assurance course. The syllabus is a sample one, which could be adapted to suit any similar course on this topic. It includes information about the course, required textbook, course end competencies, schedule, classroom policies and grading policies. A file with a detailed course outline is also included in the ZIP file.

  6. National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program

    E-print Network

    National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program NVLAP Assessor Training Assessment Techniques #12;National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program Outline · Purpose of the Types of Assessments Accreditation Program Assessment - Definition · Process undertaken by an accreditation body to assess

  7. Control Systems Engineering Laboratory Daniel E. Rivera

    E-print Network

    Langerhans, Brian

    Control Systems Engineering Laboratory CSEL Daniel E. Rivera Control Systems Engineering Laboratory Behavioral Interventions 1 #12;Control Systems Engineering Laboratory CSEL Presentation Outline · What are adaptive behavioral interventions? · (Brief) overview of control systems engineering, · Analysis and design

  8. Carpentry Performance Objectives.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Day, Gerald F.; Tucker, John

    The guidelines for carpentry performance objectives were written for vocational educators in order to insure that their programs are fulfilling the training requirements of today's job market. The document outlines eight uses of performance objectives and provides sample employability profiles, training achievement records, and a carpentry…

  9. OUTLINE OF BENEFITS UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR

    E-print Network

    - 1 - OUTLINE OF BENEFITS UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR OHIP EQUIVALENT STUDENTS BILLING DIVISION 6696 The plan provides coverage for hospital and medical expenses in Canada due to sickness or accident during to the amount allowed under the Provincial Health Insurance Plan. Schedule of Eligible Services Medical Services

  10. Diamond Drilling Specification Manual and Course Outline.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    British Columbia Dept. of Education, Victoria.

    This publication presents the standards required of a person practicing diamond drilling in western Canada and provides an outline for teaching the skills and knowledge. It is divided into two parts. The Diamond Drilling Specification Manual establishes the levels of skill and knowledge required in the four certified levels of diamond drilling.…

  11. Cyber Ethics Course Outline and Syllabus

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    The Center for Systems Security and Information Assurance (CSSIA) provides this zip file with a course outline, syllabus and other documents for a cyber ethics course. The file includes six Microsoft Word Doc files, including the syllabus, class guidelines, text book information and other information.

  12. Sports and Materials Science Course outline

    E-print Network

    Birmingham, University of

    Sports and Materials Science CF62 Course outline School of Metallurgy and Materials Success-of-the-art sports equipment. Our degree programme combines the study of human performance with materials science Director, Sports and Materials Science Think. Rethink. #12;Degree in Sports and Materials Science

  13. Automobile Course. Progress Record and Theory Outline.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Hartford. Div. of Vocational-Technical Schools.

    This combination progress record and course outline is designed for use by individuals teaching a course in automobile repair. Included among the topics addressed in the course are the following: shop safety, engines, fuel and exhaust systems, electrical systems, crankcase lubrication systems, cooling systems, power transmission systems, steering…

  14. Master's programme in Naval Architecture Programme outline

    E-print Network

    Haviland, David

    Master's programme in Naval Architecture Programme outline The programme consists of a set of Core corresponds to the final 30 credits, you can choose to do either in naval architecture or within the fieldMAiL jakob@kth.se naval architecture is an internationally well-established field of engineering

  15. Design with Advanced Ceramics Course Outline

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    New South Wales, University of

    11th March Ferroelectric Ceramics and Their Applications 3 17th March 18th March PiezoelectricMATS4002 Design with Advanced Ceramics Course Outline Session 1, 2014 School of Materials Science Ceramics 4 24th March 25th March Electro-optic Ceramics and Fibre-Optic Sensors 5 31st March 1st April

  16. Course Outline Physics 433: Electromagnetism II

    E-print Network

    Course Outline Physics 433: Electromagnetism II Spring 2014 Prof. Keun Hyuk "Ken" Ahn 483 Tiernan of this course is on the elementary concepts of electromagnetic fields. Upon completion of the course, students are expected to be capable of using the Maxwell equations to calculate simple electromagnetic problems, ranging

  17. Picasso's neoclassic outlines: An archaeology of consciousness

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Seymour Howard

    1996-01-01

    The innovations and outlinings in Picasso's critically formative Pink Period, and in his recurrent classicisms, clearly stem from once novel and then fashionably assimilated imagery of Late Archaic and Severe style Greek art (Fig. 1; cf. also Fig. 3). As far as I know, however, nowhere in the vast Picasso literature is mentioned another obvious but pedestrian source for these

  18. Avionics. Progress Record and Theory Outline.

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    Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Hartford. Div. of Vocational-Technical Schools.

    This combination progress record and course outline is designed for use by individuals teaching a course in avionics that is intended to prepare students for employment in the field of aerospace electronics. Included among the topics addressed in the course are the following: shop practices, aircraft and the theory of flight, electron physics,…

  19. AN OUTLINE FOR TEACHING CONSERVATION HIGH SCHOOLS.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.

    THIS OUTLINE HAS BEEN ORGANIZED IN A FORM WHICH PERMITS THE TEACHING OF CONSERVATION TO THE GREATEST NUMBER OF STUDENTS, BY INTERWEAVING THE SUBJECT WITH THE PHYSICAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES COMMONLY TAUGHT IN HIGH SCHOOLS. THE CONSERVATION OF NATURAL RESOURCES IS AN INTEGRAL PART OF THESE SCIENCES AND BECOMES MORE MEANINGFUL TO STUDENTS WHEN THE…

  20. Quantum logic. A brief outline Karl Svozil #

    E-print Network

    Svozil, Karl

    Quantum logic. A brief outline Karl Svozil # Institut fË? ur Theoretische Physik, University of Technology Vienna, Wiedner HauptstraÃ?e 8­10/136, A­1040 Vienna, Austria Abstract Quantum logic has been introduced by Birkhoff and von Neumann as an attempt to base the logical primitives, the propositions

  1. Digital Humanities and Culture Course Outline

    E-print Network

    O'Mahony, Donal E.

    Data (HT) * Cyberculture/Popular Culture (MT) * War and Society in Seventeenth-Century Ireland (MTM.Phil. in Digital Humanities and Culture Course Outline The M.Phil. consists of three core modules-13): * Theory and Practice of Digital Humanities (MT) * Web Technologies (MT) * Internship at cultural

  2. 1. Scope and Applicability This document outlines guidelines for research space allocation and management within

    E-print Network

    Finley Jr., Russell L.

    1. Scope and Applicability This document outlines guidelines for research space allocation and management within the Wayne State University School of Medicine (SOM) and applies to wet-bench laboratory mission component of the Wayne State University School of Medicine. 2.2. Research is a dynamic process

  3. Outlining eicosanoid biosynthesis in the crustacean Daphnia

    PubMed Central

    Heckmann, Lars-Henrik; Sibly, Richard M; Timmermans, Martijn JTN; Callaghan, Amanda

    2008-01-01

    Background Eicosanoids are biologically active, oxygenated metabolites of three C20 polyunsaturated fatty acids. They act as signalling molecules within the autocrine or paracrine system in both vertebrates and invertebrates mainly functioning as important mediators in reproduction, the immune system and ion transport. The biosynthesis of eicosanoids has been intensively studied in mammals and it is known that they are synthesised from the fatty acid, arachidonic acid, through either the cyclooxygenase (COX) pathway; the lipoxygenase (LOX) pathway; or the cytochrome P450 epoxygenase pathway. However, little is still known about the synthesis and structure of the pathway in invertebrates. Results Here, we show transcriptomic evidence from Daphnia magna (Crustacea: Branchiopoda) together with a bioinformatic analysis of the D. pulex genome providing insight on the role of eicosanoids in these crustaceans as well as outlining a putative pathway of eicosanoid biosynthesis. Daphnia appear only to have one copy of the gene encoding the key enzyme COX, and phylogenetic analysis reveals that the predicted protein sequence of Daphnia COX clusters with other invertebrates. There is no current evidence of an epoxygenase pathway in Daphnia; however, LOX products are most certainly synthesised in daphnids. Conclusion We have outlined the structure of eicosanoid biosynthesis in Daphnia, a key genus in freshwater ecosystems. Improved knowledge of the function and synthesis of eicosanoids in Daphnia and other invertebrates could have important implications for several areas within ecology. This provisional overview of daphnid eicosanoid biosynthesis provides a guide on where to focus future research activities in this area. PMID:18625039

  4. Object extraction Object extraction

    E-print Network

    Giger, Christine

    (is a grass-roof a vegetation area?) · object ontologies are hierarchical (tree / forrest / vegetation · buildings · vegetation · roads #12;Interactive object extraction #12;Interactive object extraction angles in man-made structures · measurement accuracy of human operator is lower than that of automatic

  5. Laboratory Determination of Hydraulic Conductivity

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    From D.B. McWhorterand D. K. Sunda's 1977 Ground-Water Hydrology and Hydraulics, this two page excerpt outlines and details Laboratory Determination of Hydraulic Conductivity. Here, visitors will find illustrations and formula to understand the concept.

  6. Outlining a strategic vision for terrestrial geodetic imaging

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Phillips, David A.; Oldow, John S.; Walker, J. Douglas

    2012-03-01

    Charting the Future of Terrestrial Laser Scanning in the Earth Sciences and Related Fields; Boulder, Colorado, 17-19 October 2011 A workshop hosted by UNAVCO and funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) brought together 80 participants representing a spectrum of research fields with the objective of outlining a strategic vision for the future of terrestrial geodetic imaging as applied to a broad range of research activities at all levels of the community. Earth science investigations increasingly require accurate representation of the Earth surface using three-dimensional data capture, display, and analysis at a centimeter scale to quantitatively characterize and model complex processes. Recognizing this community need, researchers at several universities and UNAVCO established the NSF-funded Interdisciplinary Alliance for Digital Field Data Acquisition and Exploration (INTERFACE) project to support a terrestrial laser scanning (TLS) instrument pool and data collection expertise now based at UNAVCO

  7. 9 CFR 114.8 - Outline of Production required.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ...PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE VIRUSES, SERUMS, TOXINS, AND ANALOGOUS PRODUCTS; ORGANISMS AND VECTORS PRODUCTION REQUIREMENTS FOR BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS § 114.8 Outline of Production required. An Outline of...

  8. Laboratory User Protocols r2.5 1 04/01/09 CNS Laboratory User Protocol

    E-print Network

    Heller, Eric

    Laboratory User Protocols r2.5 1 04/01/09 CNS Laboratory User Protocol Center for Nanoscale Systems (CNS) Harvard University #12;Laboratory User Protocols r2.5 2 04/01/09 Purposes General Perspective Laboratory Safety Emergencies Fire Toxic Gas Equipment Use Contamination Control Outline #12;Laboratory User

  9. Effects of Electronic Outlining on Students' Argumentative Writing Performance

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    de Smet, M. J. R.; Broekkamp, H.; Brand-Gruwel, S.; Kirschner, P. A.

    2011-01-01

    This study examined the effect of electronic outlining on the quality of students' writing products and how outlining affects perceived mental effort during the writing task. Additionally, it was studied how students appropriate and appreciate an outline tool and whether they need explicit instruction in order to engage in planning. To answer…

  10. ECE 4860-T01 Biomedical Optics Course Outline Winter Term 2012

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    Major, Arkady

    Optics, R. Splinter and B. A. Hooper, Taylor and Francis, 2006. Other References Optics, E. HechtECE 4860-T01 Biomedical Optics Course Outline ­ Winter Term 2012 Course Objectives The first part covers optical sensing and 3-D imaging techniques for medical diagnosis. Prerequisites ECE 3590

  11. Our World, Its Diverse Peoples. Sixth Grade Social Studies Course Outline.

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    Rialto Unified School District, CA.

    A sixth grade social studies curriculum provides a context for a comparative study of individuals and societies. Material is divided into 14 sections. An introduction (section 1) outlines course rationale and a proposed time schedule. Sections 2 through 5 contain objectives, activities, and resources for the study of geography, culture,…

  12. Basic Science Process Skills. An Inservice Workshop Kit: Outlines and Activities.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Rowland, Paul; And Others

    A science process skill project was developed to help elementary teachers meet competency standards in New Mexico for teaching the process approach in their science classes. An outline of the process skills along with recommended activities are presented in this document. Performance objectives are identified and a sample activity form is…

  13. Parking Violation Policy Outline the policy regarding parking violations issued to operators in University of Michigan

    E-print Network

    Kirschner, Denise

    Parking Violation Policy Objective Outline the policy regarding parking violations issued. It is the responsibility of the vehicle operator to comply with all state and local parking ordinances. 2. It is the responsibility of the vehicle operator to secure the U-M vehicle when it is parked to deter theft or vandalism. 3

  14. LABORATORY IV ELECTRIC CIRCUITS

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    Minnesota, University of

    LABORATORY IV ELECTRIC CIRCUITS Lab IV - 1 In the first laboratory, you studied the behavior of conservation. OBJECTIVES After successfully completing this laboratory, you should be able to: · Apply that you will be doing these laboratory problems before your lecturer addresses this material. The purpose

  15. The Laboratory Notebook

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    2010-06-25

    This site provides well-organized instructions for keeping a laboratory notebook. In addition to the providing an overview of general rules and organization, the site also discusses organization of conclusions around three central types of outlines for measurement experiments, synthesis experiments and reporting of physical phenomena.

  16. DOE (Department of Energy) nuclear weapon R and T (research, development, and testing): Objectives, roles, and responsibilities

    SciTech Connect

    Otey, G.R.

    1989-07-01

    An overview of the DOE nuclear weapons research, development, and testing program is given along with a description of the program objectives and the roles and responsibilities of the various involved organizations. The relationship between the DoD and DOE is described and the division of responsibilities for weapon development as well as the coordinated planning and acquisition activities are reviewed. Execution of the RD T program at the nuclear weapons laboratories is outlined. 24 refs., 3 figs.

  17. Objectives and Current Status of the IAEA Network of Centers of Excellence: Training in and Demonstration of Waste Disposal Technologies in Underground Research Laboratories

    SciTech Connect

    Bell, M. J.; Knapp, M. R.

    2003-02-27

    Underground Research Laboratories (URLs) to develop and demonstrate technologies for the safe geologic disposal of radioactive wastes have been established for national purposes by several Member States of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Under the auspices of the IAEA, nationally developed URLs and associated research institutions are being offered for use by other nations. These facilities form a Network of Centers of Excellence for training in and development of waste disposal technologies. Experience gained in the operation of the facilities, and through associated experimentation and demonstrations, will be transferred to participating Member States through hands-on work at the facilities. The Network consists of Network Members and Network Participants who share co-operative activities. Network Members are owners of facilities who have offered them to be part of the Network. At this time there are eight Members consisting of six underground facilities, a laboratory, and a university. Network Participants can potentially come from any interested IAEA Member State having spent nuclear fuel for disposal, with or without an established program for geologic disposal. There are presently about 15 Network Participants. A significant Network activity beginning in 2003 will be a Coordinated Research Project (CRP) on characterization and evaluation of swelling clays for use in engineered barrier systems of geologic repositories. At the end of this project, every involved Member State should be able to identify and characterize a swelling clay that is suitable for use in a geologic repository. As the Network grows, additional CRPs to be carried out in the Underground Research Facilities of the Network Members will be defined.

  18. Biochemistry Laboratory II Course Syllabus

    E-print Network

    Houston, Paul L.

    1 Biochemistry Laboratory II CHEM 4582 Course Syllabus #12;2 General Information COURSE OBJECTIVE The primary objective of this course is for students to learn laboratory methods for characterizing biological Laboratory I) TEXT None ­ see T-Square for reading assignments OTHER REQUIREMENTS Laboratory coat **NEW

  19. 26 CFR 1.679-0 - Outline of major topics.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... 2011-04-01 2011-04-01 false Outline of major topics. 1.679-0 Section 1.679-0 Internal Revenue...Treated As Substantial Owners § 1.679-0 Outline of major topics. This section lists the major paragraphs contained...

  20. 26 CFR 1.338-0 - Outline of topics.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ...Revenue 4 2011-04-01 2011-04-01 false Outline of topics. 1.338-0 Section 1.338-0 Internal Revenue...TAXES Effects on Corporation § 1.338-0 Outline of topics. This section lists the captions contained in the...

  1. 26 CFR 1.883-0 - Outline of major topics.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Outline of major topics. 1.883-0 Section 1.883-0 Internal Revenue...TAXES Foreign Corporations § 1.883-0 Outline of major topics. This section lists the major paragraphs contained...

  2. 26 CFR 1.883-0 - Outline of major topics.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... 2011-04-01 2011-04-01 false Outline of major topics. 1.883-0 Section 1.883-0 Internal Revenue... Foreign Corporations § 1.883-0 Outline of major topics. This section lists the major paragraphs contained...

  3. 26 CFR 1.679-0 - Outline of major topics.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Outline of major topics. 1.679-0 Section 1.679-0 Internal Revenue...Treated As Substantial Owners § 1.679-0 Outline of major topics. This section lists the major paragraphs contained...

  4. Page | 1 Managed Print Project Outline Pull Printing

    E-print Network

    Glasgow, University of

    Page | 1 Managed Print Project Outline Pull Printing University of Glasgow Managed Print Project 1.0 Project Outline Following a number of pilot exercises, the University is preparing to move to new printing management arrangements, in partnership with its supplier, Canon UK. The University Managed Print Project

  5. Outline Toys Fair Division Bondage and Striptease Fair Division

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    Ponomarenko, Vadim

    Outline Toys Fair Division Bondage and Striptease Fair Division how to have happy roommates Vadim Ponomarenko Department of Mathematics and Statistics San Diego State University Science Sampler November 18, 2007 http://www-rohan.sdsu.edu/vadim/fair-div.pdf #12;Outline Toys Fair Division Bondage and Striptease

  6. Active motion-based segmentation of human body outlines

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Ioannis A. Kakadiaris; Dimitris Metaxas; Ruzena Bajcsy

    1994-01-01

    We present an integrated approach towards the segmentation and shape estimation of human body outlines. Initially, we assume that the human body consists of a single part, and we fit a deformable model to the given data using our physics-based shape and motion estimation framework. As an actor attains different postures, new protrusions emerge on the outline. We model these

  7. Copper wire bonding challenges and solutions of small outline packages

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Nicole Lin; C. E. Tan; Y. J. Pan

    2010-01-01

    Moving towards next level of major cost saving in small outline packages, conversion from gold wire to copper wire became necessary action. With normal production expectations of fast bonding and good quality performance on flimsy leadframe, copper wire challenges of small outline packages were incredible. Furthermore, situation became worse when new copper wire process was found requiring additional bonding time

  8. Certified Professional Secretary Examination. Outline and Bibliography. Effective November 1994.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Professional Secretaries International, Kansas City, MO.

    This outline and bibliography is designed to acquaint candidates and educators with the Certified Professional Secretary (CPS) Examination. The outline indicates the areas in which secretaries should possess knowledge, skill, understanding, and judgment. It is divided into the three parts that comprise the examination: finance and business law…

  9. Humanistic Geography of Perception and Behavior: A Course Outline.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Weightman, Barbara A.

    1985-01-01

    A humanistically oriented course of the geography of perception and behavior provides an understanding of people's perception and use of space as they interact with physical and cultural environments. A course rationale and outline are provided. A resource bibliography lists readings for each of the 14 topics in the course outline. (RM)

  10. Near Earth Object Program

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    NASA's Near Earth Object Program Office at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) offers this Webpage (for another similar page from JPL, see the March 13, 1998 Scout Report for Science & Engineering) containing relevant information on Near Earth Objects (NEO). The site includes current tables with tracking data for potentially hazardous asteroids and their approaches towards earth, detailed information of recent NEO discoveries, and images of the objects themselves. An FAQ section and a variety of related links are also available here.

  11. Educating medical students in laboratory medicine: a proposed curriculum.

    PubMed

    Smith, Brian R; Aguero-Rosenfeld, Maria; Anastasi, John; Baron, Beverly; Berg, Anders; Bock, Jay L; Campbell, Sheldon; Crookston, Kendall P; Fitzgerald, Robert; Fung, Mark; Haspel, Richard; Howe, John Greg; Jhang, Jeffrey; Kamoun, Malek; Koethe, Susan; Krasowski, Matthew D; Landry, Marie L; Marques, Marisa B; Rinder, Henry M; Roberts, William; Schreiber, William E; Spitalnik, Steven L; Tormey, Christopher A; Wolf, Paul; Wu, Yan Yun

    2010-04-01

    As the 100th anniversary of the Flexner report nears, medical student education is being reviewed at many levels. One area of concern, expressed in recent reports from some national health care organizations, is the adequacy of training in the discipline of laboratory medicine (also termed clinical pathology). The Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists appointed an ad hoc committee to review this topic and to develop a suggested curriculum, which was subsequently forwarded to the entire membership for review. The proposed medical student laboratory medicine curriculum defines goals and objectives for training, provides guidelines for instructional methods, and gives examples of how outcomes can be assessed. This curriculum is presented as a potentially helpful outline for use by medical school faculty and curriculum committees. PMID:20231605

  12. An Outline of the Goals, Objectives, and Activities of the Princeton Cooperative School Program.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Fiori, Clem, Ed.; Thomas, Earl P., Ed.

    The Princeton Cooperative School Program (PCSP), an Upward Bound project at Princeton University, was initiated in 1964 and continued until October 1976. Program services were directed toward low-income, educationally disadvantaged, high potential adolescents, and the program's goal was to enlarge the pool of qualified, low-income, disadvantaged…

  13. Outline of a Generalization and a Reinterpretation of Quantum Mechanics Recovering Objectivity

    E-print Network

    Claudio Garola; Sandro Sozzo; Junde Wu

    2014-07-12

    The ESR model has been recently proposed in several papers to offer a possible solution of the problems raising from the nonobjectivity of physical properties in quantum mechanics (QM) (mainly the objectification problem of the quantum theory of measurement). This solution is obtained by embodying the mathematical formalism of QM into a broader mathematical framework and reinterpreting quantum probabilities as conditional on detection rather than absolute. We provide a new and more general formulation of the ESR model and discuss time evolution according to it, pointing out in particular that both linear and nonlinear evolution may occur, depending on the physical environment.

  14. To begin, could you outline the main aims and objectives of your research?

    E-print Network

    Mirov, Sergey B.

    process control, environmental monitoring, atmospheric sensing and free space communication, oil of intersubband transitions in a repeated stack of semiconductor multiple quantum well heterostructures (QCLs semiconductor and QCL lasers and enables energy storage capability, as well as an increase in lasing bandwidth

  15. Guiding Insight and Inquiry in the Introductory Physics Laboratory.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Arons, Arnold B.

    1993-01-01

    Defines a few major reasons for the frequent failure of laboratory instructional methods and outlines some modes of thinking that seem to promise greater effectiveness and firmer justification for maintaining the laboratory as an essential component of physics teaching. (MVL)

  16. The Objective of Financial Reporting.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Schermann, Kenneth R.

    1986-01-01

    Alerts public school business officials to a financial reporting concepts statement to be issued by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board in late 1986. The new directive will outline four objectives concerned with accountability procedures, resource management and compliance information, operating results, and future financial capabilities.…

  17. CE Laboratory Del. University of Technology

    E-print Network

    Epema, Dick H.J.

    CE Laboratory Del. University of Technology 1 #12;Outline · The Staff reuse · Spinoff BlueBee 6 Electronic System Level Design (ESL) #12;CE research activities (2. => Technology scaling is posing new architectural, design, test, and computing challenges. 8 Dependable

  18. View of fourth level platform from north. Note the outline ...

    Library of Congress Historic Buildings Survey, Historic Engineering Record, Historic Landscapes Survey

    View of fourth level platform from north. Note the outline of the Shuttle cargo bay and wing formed by the edge of the platforms. - Marshall Space Flight Center, Saturn V Dynamic Test Facility, East Test Area, Huntsville, Madison County, AL

  19. Assessment of Proficiency and Competency in Laboratory Animal Biomethodologies

    PubMed Central

    Clifford, Paula; Melfi, Natasha; Bogdanske, John; Johnson, Elizabeth J; Kehler, James; Baran, Szczepan W

    2013-01-01

    Personnel working with laboratory animals are required by laws and guidelines to be trained and qualified to perform biomethodologic procedures. The assessment of competency and proficiency is a vital component of a laboratory animal training program, because this process confirms that the trainees have met the learning objectives for a particular procedure. The approach toward qualification assessment differs between organizations because laws and guidelines do not outline how the assessment should be performed or which methods and tools should be used. Assessment of clinical and surgical medicine has received considerable attention over the last few decades and has progressed from simple subjective methods to well-defined and objective methods of assessing competency. Although biomethodology competency and proficiency assessment is discussed in the literature, a standard and objective assessment method has not yet been developed. The development and implementation of an objective and standardized biomethodologic assessment program can serve as a tool to improve standards, ensure consistent training, and decrease research variables yet ensure animal welfare. Here we review the definition and goals of training and assessment, review assessment methods, and propose a method to develop a standard and objective assessment program for the laboratory animal science field, particularly training departments and IACUC. PMID:24351758

  20. Overview and objectives

    SciTech Connect

    NONE

    1995-10-01

    This portion of the Energy Vision 2020 draft report provides a brief overview and states the objectives of the report. It briefly notes the historical development of the Tennessee Valley Authority, describes the existing power system, and discusses the need for integrated resource planning. General comments about the electric utility industry are also noted, including the overall power market and TVA`s position in that market. The means of public participation in the study is outlined, and specific issues not included in the report are also noted (with justification for their exclusion).

  1. Encoding data into physical objects with digitally fabricated textures

    E-print Network

    Rich, Travis

    2013-01-01

    This thesis presents and outlines a system for encoding physical passive objects with deterministic surface features that contain identifying information about that object. The goal of such work is to take steps towards a ...

  2. Object-Oriented Perl Object-Oriented PERL & BioPerl

    E-print Network

    Qiu, Weigang

    Object-Oriented Perl BioPerl Object-Oriented PERL & BioPerl Weigang Qiu Department of Biological-Oriented PERL & BioPerl #12;Object-Oriented Perl BioPerl Outline 1 Object-Oriented Perl 2 BioPerl Weigang Qiu Object-Oriented PERL & BioPerl #12;Object-Oriented Perl BioPerl Code Re-Usability & Maintenance

  3. LABORATORY I FORCES AND EQUILIBRIUM

    E-print Network

    Minnesota, University of

    LABORATORY I FORCES AND EQUILIBRIUM Lab I -1 In biological systems, most objects of interest system. OBJECTIVES: After successfully completing this laboratory, you should be able to: · Determine and 6), and chapter 15 (section 4). It is likely that you will be doing some of these laboratory

  4. Object-oriented communication and structuring in Vanguard

    Microsoft Academic Search

    R. S. Finlayson; M. D. Hennecke; S. L. Goldberg; J. L. Coolidge; A. G. Parghi; E. W. Sznyter

    1991-01-01

    Vanguard is an experimental OS-level framework for distributed applications. Vanguard consists of an object-oriented protocol suite and object model, a set of programming language interfaces that can be used to access or implement Vanguard objects, and a modular, configurable kernel and implements object invocation. This paper outlines these three facets of Vanguard, focusing on the relationship between `system' (Vanguard) objects

  5. Object-Oriented Databases: Definition and Research Directions

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Won Kim

    1990-01-01

    An object-oriented database is defined and justified on the basis of a small set of central object-oriented concepts. A number of common misconceptions about object-oriented databases are discussed. The results of relevant recent research in object-oriented databases are outlined. Directions for future research in object-oriented databases are provided.

  6. Feedback & Objectives

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Butterworth, James R.

    1975-01-01

    Industrial objectives, if they are employee oriented, produce feedback, and the motivation derived from the feedback helps reduce turnover. Feedback is the power to clarify objectives, to stimulate communication, and to motivate people. (Author/MW)

  7. OUTLINE FOR THE PREPARATORY COURSE IN OCCUPATIONAL HOME ECONOMICS IN THE FIELD OF FOOD SERVICES (PREPARATION AND MANAGEMENT).

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Alabama State Dept. of Education, Montgomery. Home Economics Service.

    TEACHERS MAY USE THIS EXPERIMENTAL OUTLINE IN PLANNING A PREPARATORY COURSE IN OCCUPATIONAL HOME ECONOMICS FOOD SERVICE FOR SECONDARY AND ADULT STUDENTS. IT WAS DEVELOPED BY VOCATIONAL HOME ECONOMICS SUPERVISORS AND TEACHERS. THE OBJECTIVES ARE TO HELP STUDENTS RECOGNIZE THE CONTRIBUTIONS AND SCOPE OF THE FOOD SERVICE INDUSTRY AND TO ACQUIRE…

  8. Medical Certification Procedure Outline the procedure for operating vehicles at University of Michigan (U-M) that require

    E-print Network

    Kirschner, Denise

    Medical Certification Procedure Objective Outline the procedure for operating vehicles at University of Michigan (U-M) that require medical certification according to State of Michigan law. Medical than 10,000 pounds, you are required to have a current valid DOT medical card. 2. Or if you are towing

  9. Delinquent Parking Violation Policy Outline the policy regarding delinquent parking violations at the University of Michigan (U-M).

    E-print Network

    Kirschner, Denise

    Delinquent Parking Violation Policy Objective Outline the policy regarding delinquent parking violations at the University of Michigan (U-M). Parking Violation Policy 1. It is the responsibility of the vehicle operator to comply with all state and local parking ordinances. 2. It is the responsibility

  10. Object delineation Defining energies p algorithms GC vs FC Forrests Delineating objects in images via minimization

    E-print Network

    Ciesielski, Krzysztof Chris

    Object delineation Defining energies p algorithms GC vs FC Forrests Delineating objects in images: FC, GC, and RW 1 #12;Object delineation Defining energies p algorithms GC vs FC Forrests Outline 1 4 Comparison of GC and FC image segmentations 5 Spanning forests, Dijkstra algorithm, IRFC and PW

  11. Applied Physics Laboratory, Strength of Materials, High School, 12th Year (Incomplete).

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Massey, Irving; Goldfarb, Melvin

    The preliminary draft for a course in Strength of Materials and Materials Testing Laboratory contains a day by day teachers guide and an outline for laboratory activities. The guide includes sequence of topics, suggested reading assignments, demonstrations, and worksheets. The outline provides material for the development of a laboratory manual…

  12. Argonne National Laboratory institutional plan FY 2001--FY 2006.

    SciTech Connect

    Beggs, S.D.

    2000-12-07

    This Institutional Plan describes what Argonne management regards as the optimal future development of Laboratory activities. The document outlines the development of both research programs and support operations in the context of the nation's R and D priorities, the missions of the Department of Energy (DOE) and Argonne, and expected resource constraints. The Draft Institutional Plan is the product of many discussions between DOE and Argonne program managers, and it also reflects programmatic priorities developed during Argonne's summer strategic planning process. That process serves additionally to identify new areas of strategic value to DOE and Argonne, to which Laboratory Directed Research and Development funds may be applied. The Draft Plan is provided to the Department before Argonne's On-Site Review. Issuance of the final Institutional Plan in the fall, after further comment and discussion, marks the culmination of the Laboratory's annual planning cycle. Chapter II of this Institutional Plan describes Argonne's missions and roles within the DOE laboratory system, its underlying core competencies in science and technology, and six broad planning objectives whose achievement is considered critical to the future of the Laboratory. Chapter III presents the Laboratory's ''Science and Technology Strategic Plan,'' which summarizes key features of the external environment, presents Argonne's vision, and describes how Argonne's strategic goals and objectives support DOE's four business lines. The balance of Chapter III comprises strategic plans for 23 areas of science and technology at Argonne, grouped according to the four DOE business lines. The Laboratory's 14 major initiatives, presented in Chapter IV, propose important advances in key areas of fundamental science and technology development. The ''Operations and Infrastructure Strategic Plan'' in Chapter V includes strategic plans for human resources; environmental protection, safety, and health; site and facilities; security, export control, and counterintelligence; information management; communications, outreach, and community affairs; performance-based management; and productivity improvement and overhead cost reduction. Finally, Chapter VI provides resource projections that are a reasonable baseline for planning the Laboratory's future.

  13. Object-Oriented Database Management Systems: Concepts and Issues

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Elisa Bertino; Lorenzo Martino

    1991-01-01

    Requirements imposed on both the object data model and object management by the support of complex objects are outlined. The basic concepts of an object-oriented data model are discussed. They are objects and object identifiers, aggregation, classes and instantiation mechanisms, metaclasses, and inheritance. Object-oriented models are compared with semantic, relational, and Codasyl models. Object-oriented query languages and query processing are

  14. Intrinsic Safety at Underwriters' Laboratories

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Albert A. Bartkus

    1973-01-01

    The Underwriters' Laboratories has been investigating intrinsically safe equipment for use in hazardous locations for many years. It has recently published a Standard for Intrinsically Safe Circuits and Equipment, UL913. This presentation traces the development of the intrinsically safe requirements from the initial outlines to the printed Standard. The contents of the Standard are briefly discussed as they would apply

  15. Laboratory Procedures for Medical Assistants.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Johnson, Pauline

    The purpose of the manual is to provide the medical assisting student a text which presents the common laboratory procedures in use today in physician's offices. The procedures for performing a complete urinalysis are outlined, along with those for carrying out various hematological tests. Information is also presented to help the student learn to…

  16. DRAFT Outline -Preliminary Framework to Reduce Cyber Risks to Critical

    E-print Network

    Bentz, Dale P.

    1 DRAFT Outline - Preliminary Framework to Reduce Cyber Risks to Critical Infrastructure, July 1 and to further encourage private sector input before NIST publishes a preliminary Draft Framework to Reduce Cyber as the scarcity of helpful metrics for an organization's cybersecurity effectiveness. Suggestions in these areas

  17. Geography 5: People and Earth's Ecosystems Lecture Outline

    E-print Network

    , and Smart Growth" 2 Population growth Health Air pollution Water Food and agriculture Waste Energy 3 Outline: 1. Urbanization and megacities 2. Economies and growth 3. Resource accounting 4. "Smart growth" and sustainable development 4 · Since the Industrial Revolution, cities have been growing rapidly in size

  18. Geography 5: People and Earth's Ecosystems Lecture Outline

    E-print Network

    Outline 1. Population growth 2. Limits to growth: Malthus, Marx and Technology 3. Current demographic growing populations 70/annual % growth = ~doubling time 70/2.0% = 35 years 70/4.0% = 17.5 years 7 Thomas Malthus (1798) argued that human population tends to increase exponentially but food production increases

  19. Outline of Quantum Mechanics William G. Faris 1

    E-print Network

    Ueltschi, Daniel

    Contents Outline of Quantum Mechanics William G. Faris 1 Inequalities for Schr¨odinger Operators is the goal of the present lecture notes. They include an excellent introduction to quantum mechanics been de- veloped over the years for, and because of, quantum mechanics. These are the subject of two

  20. Wasp Watcher Project Outline Sequential components of a successful project

    E-print Network

    Walter, M.Todd

    Wasp Watcher Project Outline Sequential components of a successful project 1. Orientation://www.cerceris.info/ Biosurveillance: Using a native wasp to monitor for Emerald Ash Borer http://www of Cerceris parasitic wasp for EAB ftp://ftp.dec.state.ny.us/dfwmr/oisc/prism/ 4. Search for C.f. colonies

  1. RETAIL ORGANIZATION, A SUGGESTED ADULT DISTRIBUTIVE EDUCATION COURSE OUTLINE.

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    MAURO, RALPH N.; AND OTHERS

    THIS SUGGESTED OUTLINE FOR A COURSE ON RETAIL ORGANIZATION IS PLANNED FOR FIVE 2-HOUR SESSIONS ON (1) EVOLUTION OF RETAIL ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE, (2) ORGANIZATION, INCLUDING CONCEPTS, PRINCIPLES, AND PRACTICES, (3) TYPICAL RETAIL ORGANIZATION PATTERNS, (4) ORGANIZATIONAL AND FUNCTIONAL ANAYSIS, INCLUDING MERCHANDISING, SALES PROMOTION, AND…

  2. Assistant Chef Program. Curriculum Outline, Orientation, Safety and Sanitation.

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    Saint Augustine Coll., Chicago, IL.

    Instructor materials are provided for an assistant chef program intended for English as a second language (ESL) or bilingual (Spanish speaking) students. A curriculum outline includes a listing of the tasks to be mastered in the program. Other contents include key terms from the production and service area of food service in the areas of…

  3. Public Library Space Needs: A Planning Outline. Bulletin No. 8210.

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    Dahlgren, Anders C.

    This nine-step outline is designed for use by librarians and library trustees in obtaining a general estimate of their library's space needs and for initiating a more comprehensive, detailed facilities planning process. Identifiable spatial requirements to be assessed include space for collections, user seating, staff work, meetings, special use,…

  4. UMass Lowell MSA Curriculum outline Students with undergraduate accounting degrees

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    Massachusetts at Lowell, University of

    UMass Lowell MSA Curriculum outline Students with undergraduate accounting degrees Credits MSA concentration courses (5 courses required): 60.605 Governmental and non-Profit Accounting 3 60.612 Advanced Cost Management 3 60.630 Taxation of Business Entities 3 60.640 Financial Accounting Theory and Research 3 60

  5. Apprentice Outline. Piping Trades PH1. Pipehanger Theory I (Marine).

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    Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Hartford. Div. of Vocational-Technical Schools.

    This course outline is designed for use in teaching apprentice pipehangers how to use various installation procedures needed to install hangers aboard submarines. Addressed in the individual units of the course are the following topics: job preparation, job verification, material verification, weld preparation, fit-up, inspection of completed…

  6. Course Outline Course Medical Physics /BME 575: Diagnostic Ultrasound Physics

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    Walker, Thad G.

    in Tissue 7 27th March Ultrasound Scattering in Tissue 1st April Doppler Ultrasound 7 3rd April Doppler aperture annular array, 1979. Evans D, McDicken W, Skidmore R, and Woodcock J, Doppler Ultrasound Physics1 Course Outline Course Medical Physics /BME 575: Diagnostic Ultrasound Physics Session Spring 2014

  7. 2013 W. Powell & H. P. Simao 1 Lecture outline

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    Powell, Warren B.

    © 2013 W. Powell & H. P. Simao 1 Lecture outline The orange juice game #12;© 2013 W. Powell & H. P. Simao 2 The OJ Game Producing regions: #12;© 2013 W. Powell & H. P. Simao 3 The OJ Game Orange Juice (Bloomberg) -- Orange-juice futures rose to the highest closing price since 1990 in New York on speculation

  8. ES 265 Order of Magnitude Phys & Chem Lecture Outline 9

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    Nimmo, Francis

    ES 265 Order of Magnitude Phys & Chem Lecture Outline 9 Natural Disasters Calculations regarding natural disasters tend to fall into two categories: how destructive is a particular event?; and how likely sense than the second sort. Destructiveness For most natural (and man-made) disasters, destructiveness

  9. The German Education System since 1945: Outlines and Problems.

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    Fuhr, Christoph

    This book outlines the diversity of the German federal education system. The introduction presents a preliminary survey of the history of German education since 1945. Reference is made to the Soviet Occupied Zone and the German Democratic Republic, which is indispensable for understanding the current situation. The book covers the most important…

  10. Refugee Resettlement: An Outline for Service Planning and Delivery.

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    Burns, Jerry

    This document outlines basic planning and management principles for refugee services. Various administrative, funding, planning, and delivery concepts are discussed from the perspectives of state coordinators, administrators, and community agencies. The guide is intended to be of use in planning and managing individual services and in developing…

  11. Character Education: Outline of a Seven Point Program.

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    Tigner, Steven S.

    1993-01-01

    Proposes a classically based cluster of seven points on which a program of character education in the schools might focus and outlines some ways in which these points can be addressed in the context of school life. Outcomes toward which such a program would work are reviewed. (SLD)

  12. Geography 5: People and Earth's Ecosystems Lecture Outline

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    developing world) 1. Solid waste and how we dispose of it 4 municipal waste, cont'd 5 WASTE DISPOSAL METHODS, cont'd · Currently the most common form of municipal solid waste disposal in the U.S. (~55%, vs. 30 waste" 2 Outline: 1. Solid waste and how we dispose of it 2. Shrinking the waste stream 3. Hazardous

  13. "Administration of American Sponsored Overseas Schools": A Course Outline.

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    Tighe, Daniel J.

    An outline for a course on administration of American schools overseas, developed by the University of Alabama's International Projects Division of the College of Education, is presented. The newly developed course is part of a graduate minor in international and multicultural education. The University of Alabama offers courses in countries of…

  14. Extraction of Typographic Elements from Outline Representations of Fonts

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    Rappoport, Ari

    outline representa- tions to PTRs. The extracted typographic elements include serifs, bars, stems, slants, bows, arcs, curve stems and curve bars. Most notable is the treatment of serifs, which are represented by nite-automata. The algorithm only needs to learn a serif type once, and is then capable

  15. Outline of Standards for Migration to Integrated Online System.

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    Millen, Celeste; And Others

    Intended to describe an ideal system for William Madison Randall Library at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington, this outline presents specific system requirements that would build on and enhance features available on the current system while moving toward a truly integrated system with built-in possibilities for expansion and improvements…

  16. Master's programme in Nuclear Energy Engineering Programme outline

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    Haviland, David

    Master's programme in Nuclear Energy Engineering Programme outline The two-year Master's programme to work abroad. career ProsPects Nuclear power is a significant part of the current energy balance.With advances in science and technology, nuclear energy is increasingly re- garded as an eminent part

  17. Project Laboratory in a High School

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    Gluck, Paul

    2010-01-01

    We describe our experience in guiding a physics laboratory in the eleventh grade of a high school, in which regular laboratory classes are replaced by an experimental project carried out throughout the year. Some didactic suggestions and hints are given for those wishing to adopt such an undertaking. Outlines are given for a few of the recent…

  18. A Simple, Safe, and Inexpensive Laboratory Exercise in the Guided Inquiry Format.

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    De Moura, John M.; Marcello, Joseph A.

    1987-01-01

    Presents a laboratory exercise that illustrates stoichiometry, limiting reagents, and proportionality. Highlights the safety and low cost factors of this exercise. Outlines procedures for the students. (ML)

  19. Technology Systems. Laboratory Activities.

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    Brame, Ray; And Others

    This guide contains 43 modules of laboratory activities for technology education courses. Each module includes an instructor's resource sheet and the student laboratory activity. Instructor's resource sheets include some or all of the following elements: module number, course title, activity topic, estimated time, essential elements, objectives,…

  20. Objective lens

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    Olczak, Eugene G. (Inventor)

    2011-01-01

    An objective lens and a method for using same. The objective lens has a first end, a second end, and a plurality of optical elements. The optical elements are positioned between the first end and the second end and are at least substantially symmetric about a plane centered between the first end and the second end.

  1. Object identity

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    Setrag N. Khoshafian; George P. Copeland

    1986-01-01

    Identity is that property of an object which distinguishes each object from all others. Identity has been investigated almost independently in general-purpose programming languages and database languages. Its importance is growing as these two environments evolve and merge.We describe a continuum between weak and strong support of identity, and argue for the incorporation of the strong notion of identity at

  2. Skylab mobile laboratory

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    Primeaux, G. R.; Larue, M. A.

    1975-01-01

    The Skylab mobile laboratory was designed to provide the capability to obtain necessary data on the Skylab crewmen 30 days before lift-off, within 1 hour after recovery, and until preflight physiological baselines were reattained. The mobile laboratory complex consisted of six laboratories that supported cardiovascular, metabolic, nutrition and endocrinology, operational medicine, blood, and microbiology experiments; a utility package; and two shipping containers. The objectives and equipment requirements of the Skylab mobile laboratory and the data acquisition systems are discussed along with processes such as permanently mounting equipment in the individual laboratories and methods of testing and transporting the units. The operational performance, in terms of amounts of data collected, and the concept of mobile laboratories for medical and scientific experiments are evaluated. The Skylab mobile laboratory succeeded in facilitating the data collection and sample preservation associated with the three Skylab manned flights.

  3. Trusted Objects

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    CAMPBELL,PHILIP L.; PIERSON,LYNDON G.; WITZKE,EDWARD L.

    1999-10-27

    In the world of computers a trusted object is a collection of possibly-sensitive data and programs that can be allowed to reside and execute on a computer, even on an adversary's machine. Beyond the scope of one computer we believe that network-based agents in high-consequence and highly reliable applications will depend on this approach, and that the basis for such objects is what we call ''faithful execution.''

  4. Inverter testing at Sandia National Laboratories

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    Ginn, Jerry W.; Bonn, Russell H.; Sittler, Greg

    1997-02-01

    Inverters are key building blocks of photovoltaic (PV) systems that produce ac power. The balance of systems (BOS) portion of a PV system can account for up to 50% of the system cost, and its reliable operation is essential for a successful PV system. As part of its BOS program, Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) maintains a laboratory wherein accurate electrical measurements of power systems can be made under a variety of conditions. This paper outlines the work that is done in that laboratory.

  5. Inverter testing at Sandia National Laboratories

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    Ginn, J.W.; Bonn, R.H.; Sittler, G. [Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States). Photovoltaic System Components Dept.

    1997-04-01

    Inverters are key building blocks of photovoltaic (PV) systems that produce ac power. The balance of systems (BOS) portion of a PV system can account for up to 50% of the system cost, and its reliable operation is essential for a successful PV system. As part of its BOS program, Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) maintains a laboratory wherein accurate electrical measurements of power systems can be made under a variety of conditions. This paper outlines the work that is done in that laboratory.

  6. The Cerebral Palsy Kinematic Assessment Tool (CPKAT): feasibility testing of a new portable tool for the objective evaluation of upper limb kinematics in children with cerebral palsy in the non-laboratory setting.

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    Preston, Nick; Weightman, Andrew; Culmer, Peter; Levesley, Martin; Bhakta, Bipin; Mon-Williams, Mark

    2014-08-21

    Abstract Purpose: Efficacy of treatment to improve upper-limb activity of children with cerebral palsy (CP) is typically evaluated outside clinical/laboratory environments through functional outcome measures (e.g. ABILHAND kids). This study evaluates CPKAT, a new portable laptop-based tool designed to objectively measure upper-limb kinematics in children with CP. Methods: Seven children with unilateral CP (2 females; mean age 10 years 2 months (SD 2 years 3 months), median age 9 years 6 months, range 6 years 5 months, MACS II-IV) were evaluated on copying, tracking and tracing tasks at their homes using CPKAT. CPKAT recorded parameters relating to spatiotemporal hand movement: path length, movement time, smoothness, path accuracy and root mean square error. The Wilcoxon signed ranks test explored whether CPKAT could detect differences between the affected and less-affected limb. Results: CPKAT detected intra-limb differences for movement time and smoothness (aiming), and path length (tracing). No intra-limb tracking differences were found, as hypothesised. These findings are consistent with other studies showing that movements of the impaired upper limb in unilateral CP are slower and less smooth. Conclusion: CPKAT provides a potential solution for home-based assessment of upper limb kinematics in children with CP to supplement other measures and assess functional intervention outcomes. Further validation is required. Implications for Rehabilitation This paper demonstrates the feasibility of evaluating upper limb kinematics in home using CPKAT, a portable laptop-based evaluation tool. We found that CPKAT is easy to set-up and use in home environments and yields useful kinematic measures of upper limb function. CPKAT can complement less responsive patient reported or subjectively evaluated functional measures for a more complete evaluation of children with cerebral palsy. Thus, CPKAT can help guide a multi-disciplinary team to more effective intervention and rehabilitation for children with cerebral palsy. PMID:25144388

  7. Outline Introduction Group Action The Algorithm Isometry and Automorphisms of Constant

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    Dettweiler, Michael

    Outline Introduction Group Action The Algorithm Isometry and Automorphisms of Constant Dimension (University of Zurich) 1 / 20 #12;Outline Introduction Group Action The Algorithm Network Coding Outline The Algorithm Network Coding Outline: Introduction to Network Coding Equivalence of constant dimension codes

  8. OBJECTIVES OF TRAINING CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY TRAINING

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    MacMillan, Andrew

    OBJECTIVES OF TRAINING CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY TRAINING PROGRAM DEPARTMENT OF LABORATORY MEDICINE AND PATHOLOGY FACULTY OF MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY #12;University of Alberta, Clinical Microbiology Training Program 2014 Clinical Microbiology Training Program Objectives: 2014 Property of: Clinical Microbiology

  9. Introducing RailTEC's Research and Innovation Laboratory (RAIL)

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    Barkan, Christopher P.L.

    Introducing RailTEC's Research and Innovation Laboratory (RAIL) Riley Edwards, Marcus Dersch;Slide 2Research and Innovation Laboratory (RAIL) Outline · RailTEC's Research Mission · Current and Innovation Laboratory (RAIL) RailTEC Research Mission Statement · Understand the critical research needs

  10. Per una didattica con il laboratorio linguistico (Teaching with the Language Laboratory)

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    Freddi, Giovanni

    1977-01-01

    Maintains that the language laboratory is the best way to aid language students in developing linguistic competence. The laboratory equipment needed is described and a pedagogical program for its effective use is outlined. (Text is in Italian.) (CFM)

  11. 40 CFR 1065.15 - Overview of procedures for laboratory and field testing.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ...of procedures for laboratory and field testing. 1065.15 Section 1065.15 Protection... AIR POLLUTION CONTROLS ENGINE-TESTING PROCEDURES Applicability and General...of procedures for laboratory and field testing. This section outlines the...

  12. 40 CFR 1065.15 - Overview of procedures for laboratory and field testing.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ...of procedures for laboratory and field testing. 1065.15 Section 1065.15 Protection... AIR POLLUTION CONTROLS ENGINE-TESTING PROCEDURES Applicability and General...of procedures for laboratory and field testing. This section outlines the...

  13. 40 CFR 1065.15 - Overview of procedures for laboratory and field testing.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ...of procedures for laboratory and field testing. 1065.15 Section 1065.15 Protection... AIR POLLUTION CONTROLS ENGINE-TESTING PROCEDURES Applicability and General...of procedures for laboratory and field testing. This section outlines the...

  14. 40 CFR 1065.15 - Overview of procedures for laboratory and field testing.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ...of procedures for laboratory and field testing. 1065.15 Section 1065.15 Protection... AIR POLLUTION CONTROLS ENGINE-TESTING PROCEDURES Applicability and General...of procedures for laboratory and field testing. This section outlines the...

  15. A Study of Mathematics Needed for Dental Laboratory Technology, Medical Laboratory Technology, and Respiratory Therapy.

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    Roberts, Keith J.

    A study was conducted to determine what mathematics skills were needed for Dental Laboratory Technology, Medical Laboratory Technology, and Respiratory Therapy. Data obtained from studies, course outlines, textbooks, and reports were used to construct a 79-item mathematics skill questionnaire. This questionnaire was administered to employers,…

  16. Outline-based morphometrics, an overlooked method in arthropod studies?

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    Dujardin, Jean-Pierre; Kaba, D; Solano, P; Dupraz, M; McCoy, K D; Jaramillo-O, N

    2014-12-01

    Modern methods allow a geometric representation of forms, separating size and shape. In entomology, as well as in many other fields involving arthropod studies, shape variation has proved useful for species identification and population characterization. In medical entomology, it has been applied to very specific questions such as population structure, reinfestation of insecticide-treated areas and cryptic species recognition. For shape comparisons, great importance is given to the quality of landmarks in terms of comparability. Two conceptually and statistically separate approaches are: (i) landmark-based morphometrics, based on the relative position of a few anatomical "true" or "traditional" landmarks, and (ii) outline-based morphometrics, which captures the contour of forms through a sequence of close "pseudo-landmarks". Most of the studies on insects of medical, veterinary or economic importance make use of the landmark approach. The present survey makes a case for the outline method, here based on elliptic Fourier analysis. The collection of pseudo-landmarks may require the manual digitization of many points and, for this reason, might appear less attractive. It, however, has the ability to compare homologous organs or structures having no landmarks at all. This strength offers the possibility to study a wider range of anatomical structures and thus, a larger range of arthropods. We present a few examples highlighting its interest for separating close or cryptic species, or characterizing conspecific geographic populations, in a series of different vector organisms. In this simple application, i.e. the recognition of close or cryptic forms, the outline approach provided similar scores as those obtained by the landmark-based approach. PMID:25111609

  17. Evaluation of the performance of existing non-laboratory based cardiovascular risk assessment algorithms

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    2013-01-01

    Background The high burden and rising incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in resource constrained countries necessitates implementation of robust and pragmatic primary and secondary prevention strategies. Many current CVD management guidelines recommend absolute cardiovascular (CV) risk assessment as a clinically sound guide to preventive and treatment strategies. Development of non-laboratory based cardiovascular risk assessment algorithms enable absolute risk assessment in resource constrained countries. The objective of this review is to evaluate the performance of existing non-laboratory based CV risk assessment algorithms using the benchmarks for clinically useful CV risk assessment algorithms outlined by Cooney and colleagues. Methods A literature search to identify non-laboratory based risk prediction algorithms was performed in MEDLINE, CINAHL, Ovid Premier Nursing Journals Plus, and PubMed databases. The identified algorithms were evaluated using the benchmarks for clinically useful cardiovascular risk assessment algorithms outlined by Cooney and colleagues. Results Five non-laboratory based CV risk assessment algorithms were identified. The Gaziano and Framingham algorithms met the criteria for appropriateness of statistical methods used to derive the algorithms and endpoints. The Swedish Consultation, Framingham and Gaziano algorithms demonstrated good discrimination in derivation datasets. Only the Gaziano algorithm was externally validated where it had optimal discrimination. The Gaziano and WHO algorithms had chart formats which made them simple and user friendly for clinical application. Conclusion Both the Gaziano and Framingham non-laboratory based algorithms met most of the criteria outlined by Cooney and colleagues. External validation of the algorithms in diverse samples is needed to ascertain their performance and applicability to different populations and to enhance clinicians’ confidence in them. PMID:24373202

  18. Title I conceptual design for Pit 6 landfill closure at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Site 300

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    MacDonnell, B.A.; Obenauf, K.S. [Golder Associates, Inc., Alameda, CA (United States)

    1996-08-01

    The objective of this design project is to evaluate and prepare design and construction documents for a closure cover cap for the Pit 6 Landfill located at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Site 300. This submittal constitutes the Title I Design (Conceptual Design) for the closure cover of the Pit 6 Landfill. A Title I Design is generally 30 percent of the design effort. Title H Design takes the design to 100 percent complete. Comments and edits to this Title I Design will be addressed in the Title II design submittal. Contents of this report are as follows: project background; design issues and engineering approach; design drawings; calculation packages; construction specifications outline; and construction quality assurance plan outline.

  19. Master's programme in Transport and Geoinformation Technology Programme outline

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    Lagergren, Jens

    of elective courses. Most courses combine interactive lectures with laboratory work. Many also include an in at national mapping and cartographic agencies. · Transport planner/engineer, helping city or regional

  20. Objectively Speaking

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    Brent, Rebecca, 1956-

    This resources is a column on how to write learning objectives for a course and why they make everything you do thereafter (e.g. planning syllabi and class sessions, making up assignments and exams, and reviewing departmental curricula) easier and more effective. Target Audience: 2-4 Year College Faculty/Administrators

  1. Natural Reference to Objects in a Visual Domain Margaret Mitchell

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    van Deemter, Kees

    of reference REG research already tends to consider. Toy examples outline reference to objects, peo- ple be referred to by their color, size, type ("dog" or "cup"), whether or not they have a beard, etc. In theory

  2. Natural Reference to Objects in a Visual Domain Margaret Mitchell

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    Reiter, Ehud

    of the sorts of reference REG research already tends to consider. Toy examples outline reference to objects- ple referents may be referred to by their color, size, type ("dog" or "cup"), whether or not they have

  3. EMERGENCY MEDICINE CONFERENCE OUTLINE Tuesday, May 7, 2013

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    , MD Emergency Medicine PGY-II Objectives: Discuss the clinical manifestations of citalopram overdose manifestations of citalopram overdose Discuss the differences between serotonin syndrome and similarly

  4. Outline of medical rehabilitation history in Poland and worldwide.

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    Stry?a, Wanda; Pogorza?a, Adam M; Nowakowski, Andrzej

    2012-01-01

    The study is an outline of the historical development of rehabilitation as a new medical discipline in Poland and worldwide. Rehabilitation has developed dynamically in the interwar period. In the US, it was pioneered by Howard Rusk, while in Poland, rehabilitation was introduced by Wiktor Dega. Medical rehabilitation is an interdisciplinary approach and is an integral and irremovable element of treatment at all treatment stages. Of note is the contribution of Wiktor Dega, who has developed and presented the Polish concept of rehabilitation, considered by the World Health Organization (WHO) as worth of being followed. Wiktor Dega believed that rehabilitation should be started possibly early--as soon as in the active disease stage and should provide and maintain good functional results after surgical treatment. The article discusses the contribution of pioneer specialists in rehabilitation in two first rehabilitation centers in Poland, established after World War II in Pozna? and Konstancin near Warsaw. PMID:23306301

  5. Outline of human machine interface at Rokkasho reprocessing plant

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    Niioka, T.; Miyazaki, T.; Fujita, D.; Esashika, A.; Yoshida, Y.; Nakamura, W.; Tochigi, T. [Maintenance Dept., Instrumentation and Control Maintenance Section, Japan Nuclear Fuel Limited, 4-108, Aza Okitsuke, Kamikita-gun, Aomori, 039-3212 (Japan); Yoshimoto, A.; Yokoi, M. [Nuclear Energy Systems and Services Div., Toshiba Corporation, 1-1, Shibaura 1-Chome, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 105-8001 (Japan)

    2006-07-01

    The Japan Nuclear Fuel Limited (JNFL) has been performing the active tests since the end of March, 2006, for its Rokkasho Reprocessing Plant using the spent fuels retrieved from the Light Water Reactors. At the early stage of the tests relatively low burn-up fuels have been used, and the burn-up will be increased at later stages until the start of commercial operation planned next year. The plant is operated from the main control room in the Control Building, where two types of operator consoles are located for plant monitoring and operation. The Operator Interface Station (OIS) driven by computer systems is chiefly used for instrumentation and control for production activities during normal operation. In addition to this, safety panels composed of hardware circuits are installed for nuclear safety functions such as criticality safety management, explosion protection, and confinement of radioactive materials. This paper outlines the Human Machine Interface features applied to the Rokkasho Reprocessing Plant. (authors)

  6. Outlines of a multiple trace theory of temporal preparation

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    Los, Sander A.; Kruijne, Wouter; Meeter, Martijn

    2014-01-01

    We outline a new multiple trace theory of temporal preparation (MTP), which accounts for behavior in reaction time (RT) tasks in which the participant is presented with a warning stimulus (S1) followed by a target stimulus (S2) that requires a speeded response. The theory assumes that during the foreperiod (FP; the S1–S2 interval) inhibition is applied to prevent premature response, while a wave of activation occurs upon the presentation of S2. On each trial, these actions are stored in a separate memory trace, which, jointly with earlier formed memory traces, starts contributing to preparation on subsequent trials. We show that MTP accounts for classic effects in temporal preparation, including mean RT–FP functions observed under a variety of FP distributions and asymmetric sequential effects. We discuss the advantages of MTP over other accounts of these effects (trace-conditioning and hazard-based explanations) and suggest a critical experiment to empirically distinguish among them. PMID:25285088

  7. Outline of fast analyzer for MHD equilibrium FAME

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    Sakata, Shinya; Haginoya, Hirofumi; Tsuruoka, Takuya; Aoyagi, Tetsuo; Saito, Naoyuki; Harada, Hiroo; Tani, Keiji; Watanabe, Hideto

    1994-02-01

    The FAME (Fast Analyzer for Magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) Equilibrium) system has been developed in order to provide more than 100 MHD equilibria in time series which are enough for the non-stationary analysis of the experimental data of JT-60 within about 20 minutes shot interval. The FAME is an MIMD type small scale parallel computer with 20 microprocessors which are connected by a multi-stage switching system. The maximum theoretical speed is 250 MFLOPS. For the software system of FAME, MHD equilibrium analysis code SELENE and its input data production code FBI are tuned up taking the parallel processing into consideration. Consequently, the computational performance of the FAME system becomes more than 7 times faster than the existing general purpose computer FACOM M780-10s. This report summarizes the outline of the FAME system including hardware, soft-ware and peripheral equipments.

  8. Teaching Failure in the Laboratory

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    Arlene M. Swierczynski

    2004-05-01

    Many undergraduate science students are misled by "cookbook" laboratory experiments that make science appear to be easy and to always yield anticipated results. This is a direct consequence of the pedagogical approach normally used in science teaching--we use experiments that are "guaranteed" to work. This robs the educator of the valuable lessons to be learned from failure. This article outlines one experiment that uses failure to teach a better perspective on the reality of scientific inquiry.

  9. Verification of 2D building outlines using oblique airborne images

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    Nyaruhuma, Adam Patrick; Gerke, Markus; Vosselman, George; Mtalo, Elifuraha Gerald

    2012-07-01

    Oblique airborne images are interesting not only for visualization but also for the acquisition and updating of geo-spatial vector data. This is because side views of vertical structures, such as buildings, are present in those images. In recent years, techniques for automatic verification of building outlines have been proposed. These techniques utilized color, texture and height from vertical images or range data while oblique images contain façade information that can also be used to identify buildings. This paper presents a methodology to verify 2D building outlines in a cadastral dataset by using oblique airborne images. The method searches for clues such as building edges, wall façade edges and texture. The 2D clues in images taken from different perspectives but expected to contain the same wall are transformed to 3D, combined and used for a verification of the particular wall. Unlike methods that use vertical images or LIDAR, walls are verified individually and then the results are combined for the building. We compare three methods for combining wall-based evidence. Experiments using almost 700 buildings show that best results are obtained using Adaptive Boosting where - with a bias for better identification of demolished buildings - 100% of demolished buildings are identified and 91% of existing buildings are confirmed. The other two methods are Random Trees and a variant of the Dempster-Shafer approach combined with fuzzy reasoning and they only show some minor differences to the Adaptive Boosting result. The research as presented in this paper demonstrates the potential of oblique images, but some further work has to be done, including the identification of modified buildings and the extension towards verification of 3D building models.

  10. Shape Models and Object Recognition

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    Jean Ponce; Martha Cepeda; Sung-il Pae; Steve Sullivan

    1999-01-01

    This paper discusses some problems that should be addressed by future object recognition systems.\\u000a \\u000a In particular, there are things that we know how to do today, for example:\\u000a \\u000a \\u000a \\u000a 1. \\u000a \\u000a Computing the pose of a free-form three-dimensional object from its outline (e.g. [106]).\\u000a \\u000a \\u000a \\u000a \\u000a 2. \\u000a \\u000a Identifying a polyhedral object from point and line features found in an image (e.g., [46, 89]).\\u000a \\u000a \\u000a \\u000a \\u000a 3. 

  11. Project Integration Architecture: Formulation of Dimensionality in Semantic Parameters Outline

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    Jones, William Henry

    2005-01-01

    One of several key elements of the Project Integration Architecture (PIA) is the formulation of parameter objects which convey meaningful semantic information. The infusion of measurement dimensionality into such objects is an important part of that effort since it promises to automate the conversion of units between cooperating applications and, thereby, eliminate the mistakes that have occasionally beset other systems of information transport. This paper discusses the conceptualization of dimensionality developed as a result of that effort.

  12. Outline Perspective Structure Analysis Stochastics Some Issues in Stochastic Variational Problems

    E-print Network

    Outline Perspective Structure Analysis Stochastics Some Issues in Stochastic Variational Problems Dec 2009 Robinson UW-Madison Stochastic VP #12;Outline Perspective Structure Analysis Stochastics Outline of Topics 1 Variational Problems: A Different View 2 Structure and Analysis 3 How Can We Use This

  13. Real Estate Course Outlines--Principles, Appraisal, Finance, Law, Math, Property Management, Investments, Marketing, Brokerage.

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    Lyon, Robert

    This series of course outlines was developed by the Texas Real Estate Research Center to help instructors in developing courses in compliance with the Texas Real Estate License Act Section 7(a). The outlines are general in nature and designed to serve as the basis for the development of a comprehensive course outline based on the texts and…

  14. Outlining a preventive oral health care system for china.

    PubMed

    Saekel, Rüdiger

    2015-03-01

    The most recent Chinese health care reform, scheduled to run until 2020, has been underway for a number of years. Oral health care has not been explicitly mentioned in the context of this reform. However, oral health is an integral part of general health and the under-servicing of the Chinese population in the area of dental care is particularly high. The article describes how this problem could be addressed. Based on present scientific knowledge,specifically on evidence-based strategies and long-term empirical experience from Western industrialised countries, as well as findings from Chinese pilot studies, the author outlines a preventive oral health care system tailored specifically to the conditions prevailing in China. He describes the background and rationale for a clearly structured, preventive system and summarises the scientific cornerstones on which this concept is founded. The single steps of this model, that are adapted specifically to China, are presented so as to facilitate a critical discussion on the pros and cons of the approach. The author concludes that, by implementing preventive oral care, China could gradually reduce the under-servicing of great parts of the population with dental care that largely avoids dental disease and preserves teeth at a price that is affordable to both public health and patients. This approach would minimise the danger of starting a cycle of re-restorations, owing to outdated treatment methods. The proposal would both fit in well with and add to the current blueprint for Chinese health care reform. PMID:25815380

  15. On the Riemann zeta-function, Part I: Outline

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    Anthony Csizmazia

    2007-05-14

    Results of a multipart work are outlined. Use is made therein of the conjunction of the Riemann hypothesis, RH, and hypotheses advanced by the author. Let z(n) be the nth nonreal zero of the Riemann zeta-function with positive imaginary part in order of magnitude thereof. A relation is obtained, of the pair z(n) and the first derivative thereat of the zeta-function, to the preceding such pairs and the values of zeta at the points one-half plus a nonnegative multiple of four. That relation is derived from two forms of the density of the Laplace representation, on a certain vertical strip, of a meromorphic function constructed from zeta. Specific functions which play a central role therein are proven to have analytic extensions to the entire complex plane. It is established that the Laplace density is positive. That positivity implies RH and that each nonreal zero of zeta is simple. A metric geometry expression of the positivity of the density is derived. An analogous context is delineated relative to Dirichlet L-functions and the Ramanujan tau Dirichlet function.

  16. A Laboratory Exercise to Assess Transpiration.

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    Schrock, Gould F.

    1982-01-01

    Procedures are outlined for a laboratory exercise in which students use a gravimetric method to determine the rate of transpiration in sunflower seedlings. Discusses the data in terms of the effectiveness of stomatal openings, mechanisms for water movement in plants, and the role of transpiration in the environment. (DC)

  17. The National Storage Laboratory: Overview and status

    SciTech Connect

    Watson, R.W.; Coyne, R.

    1994-01-19

    The National Storage Laboratory (NSL) was organized to investigate, demonstrate, and commercialize high-performance hardware and software storage technologies that promise to remove network computing bottlenecks and provide critically needed new storage systems functionality. This paper briefly outlines the goals, collaboration and current status of the NSL.

  18. Consumer Economics and Law: An Outline of Content for an Elective Course in Grades 9-12 Social Studies. An Instructional Bulletin.

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    Los Angeles City Schools, CA. Div. of Instructional Planning and Services.

    The pamphlet offers unit-by-unit outlines for a high school course in consumer economics. The 20 objectives of the course stress ability to: assess the proper use of human and material resources, understand the consumer's role in the market system, distinguish the difference between needs and wants, recognize the efficacy of interacting with…

  19. Teaching Laboratory Safety Procedures Electrical & Computer Engineering Department

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    Vaswani, Namrata

    Teaching Laboratory Safety Procedures Electrical & Computer Engineering Department This document with electrical safety procedures. 9. No food or drink are allowed inside any lab. 10. In the event outlines the safety procedures that the students must comply with during laboratory activities

  20. Cleaning for UHV/XHV at Daresbury Laboratory

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    ­ Pickling or Passivation Glow Discharge Plasma EtchAir Bake (up to ~ 400C) Vapour Clean­ Solvent CO2 SnowCleaning for UHV/XHV at Daresbury Laboratory Keith Middleman ASTeC Vacuum Science Group STFC Daresbury Laboratory #12;AVS 55 - October 19-24, 2008 - Boston Outline Cleaning ­ Why? Brief Review

  1. The Power of Interoperability: Why Objects Are Inevitable

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    Aldrich, Jonathan

    ...is consistent with the natural way of human thinking" - [Schwill, 1994] OOP may have psychological benefits characteristic? Talk Outline 1. A technical characteristic unique to objects · Addressed in Cook's 2009 Onward a procedural interface to data or behavior" · Objects are self-knowing (autognostic), carrying their own

  2. Environmental Laboratories

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    Environmental Science and Technology, 1974

    1974-01-01

    Information is provided regarding the Association of Environmental Laboratories which consists of environmental analysts concerned with the quality of laboratories charged with providing information in the field of environmental measurements. Included is a list of charter members and a statement of the goals of the organization. (MLB)

  3. The Andrology Laboratory in an Assisted Reproductive Technologies Program Quality Assurance and Laboratory Methodology

    Microsoft Academic Search

    CHARLES H. MULLER

    Assuring the highest possible quality of care to the patient is the first goal of the andrology laboratory. Quality con- trol and quality assurance as they apply to the andrology labo- ratory are outlined, and special problems in quality control for sperm function assays are addressed. An example of the patient review process is presented. Quality of care also depends

  4. Scope on Safety: When is a classroom a laboratory?

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    Ken Roy

    2007-03-01

    What are the bare bones that must exist for a room to be considered safe for teaching laboratory science? This month's issue of Scope on Safety addresses this question by first defining when a laboratory is really considered a laboratory. Next, the basic safety standards for middle school science labs are outlined according to OSHA standards and the Environmental Protection Agency. Lastly, the article discusses how to meet the safety needs of the science activity with the facility.

  5. Object Identity A Position Paper for I-WOOOS '93

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    Black, Andrew P.

    Object Identity A Position Paper for I-WOOOS '93 Andrew P. Black Cambridge Research Laboratory-oriented systems. A distinction is drawn between object identity and object identi er the for- mer is an intrinsic of the implementor of an abstraction. 1 Object identity is fundamental I believe that object identity is fundamental

  6. Paleomagnetics Laboratory

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    At this website, the California Institute of Technology's Paleomagnetics Laboratory promotes its research of weakly magnetic geologic and biological materials. Users can learn about the facilities such as the biomagnetics lab and the automatic sampler. The website features the laboratory's recent research on many topics including extraterrestrial magnetism, magnetofossils, and historical geomagnetic field behavior. Visitors can find out more about the many laboratory members' research activities through links to their home pages. Researchers can download a selection of the group's publications. Everyone can enjoy the amazing images from recent geologic field trips across the globe.

  7. BROOKHAVEN LABORATORY

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    Ohta, Shigemi

    ............................................. 6 Child Care Options.................................................. 7 Parent's Rights, and surrogate parents seeking to support each child's unique needs. 4. Learning is a process that is guided soBROOKHAVEN NATIONAL LABORATORY Child Development Center Parent Handbook Revised 2009

  8. Laboratory Tests

    MedlinePLUS

    ... Home Medical Devices Products and Medical Procedures In Vitro Diagnostics Lab Tests Laboratory Tests This section provides ... Approved Home and Lab Tests Find All In Vitro Diagnostic Products and Decision Summaries Since November 2003 ...

  9. Hydromechanics Laboratory

    Microsoft Academic Search

    David L. Kriebel

    The Hydromechanics Laboratory supports midshipmen education, as well as midshipmen, faculty and staff research, in the areas of naval architecture and ocean engineering. The laboratory facilities include a large towing tank (380-ft long, 26- ft wide, and 16-ft deep), a small towing tank (120-ft long, 8-ft wide, and 5-ft deep), a coastal engineering wave basin (52-ft long, 48-ft wide, and

  10. Laboratory Directed Research and Development Program FY 2007 Annual Report

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    Sjoreen, Terrence P [ORNL

    2008-04-01

    The Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) program reports its status to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in March of each year. The program operates under the authority of DOE Order 413.2B, 'Laboratory Directed Research and Development' (April 19, 2006), which establishes DOE's requirements for the program while providing the Laboratory Director broad flexibility for program implementation. LDRD funds are obtained through a charge to all Laboratory programs. This report includes summaries for all ORNL LDRD research activities supported during FY 2007. The associated FY 2007 ORNL LDRD Self-Assessment (ORNL/PPA-2008/2) provides financial data and an internal evaluation of the program's management process. ORNL is a DOE multiprogram science, technology, and energy laboratory with distinctive capabilities in materials science and engineering, neutron science and technology, energy production and end-use technologies, biological and environmental science, and scientific computing. With these capabilities ORNL conducts basic and applied research and development (R&D) to support DOE's overarching mission to advance the national, economic, and energy security of the United States and promote scientific and technological innovation in support of that mission. As a national resource, the Laboratory also applies its capabilities and skills to specific needs of other federal agencies and customers through the DOE Work for Others (WFO) program. Information about the Laboratory and its programs is available on the Internet at http://www.ornl.gov/. LDRD is a relatively small but vital DOE program that allows ORNL, as well as other DOE laboratories, to select a limited number of R&D projects for the purpose of: (1) maintaining the scientific and technical vitality of the Laboratory; (2) enhancing the Laboratory's ability to address future DOE missions; (3) fostering creativity and stimulating exploration of forefront science and technology; (4) serving as a proving ground for new research; and (5) supporting high-risk, potentially high-value R&D. Through LDRD the Laboratory is able to improve its distinctive capabilities and enhance its ability to conduct cutting-edge R&D for its DOE and WFO sponsors. To meet the LDRD objectives and fulfill the particular needs of the Laboratory, ORNL has established a program with two components: the Director's R&D Fund and the Seed Money Fund. As outlined in Table 1, these two funds are complementary. The Director's R&D Fund develops new capabilities in support of the Laboratory initiatives, while the Seed Money Fund is open to all innovative ideas that have the potential for enhancing the Laboratory's core scientific and technical competencies. Provision for multiple routes of access to ORNL LDRD funds maximizes the likelihood that novel ideas with scientific and technological merit will be recognized and supported.

  11. Laboratory Service at the Fedorovskii All-Russia Institute of Mineral Resources

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    G. V. Ostroumov; L. N. Lyubimova; V. I. Malyshev; G. A. Sidorenko; A. L. Yakubovich

    2002-01-01

    This paper briefly outlines the history of analytical laboratories at the Fedorovskii All-Russia Institute of Mineral Resources (VIMS). These laboratories have recently been affiliated with the Federal Guidance Center of Laboratory Research and Certification of the Ministry of Natural Resources of Russia.

  12. Visgraf Laboratory IMPA Visgraf Laboratory IMPA

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    1 Visgraf Laboratory ­ IMPA Visgraf Laboratory ­ IMPA Visgraf Laboratory ­ IMPA CNMAC 99 CNMAC 99 jonas@impa.br @impa.br Visgraf Laboratory ­ IMPA Visgraf Laboratory ­ IMPA Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro www.visgraf.impa.br www.visgraf.impa.br Visgraf Laboratory ­ IMPA Visgraf Laboratory ­ IMPA Visgraf

  13. The Turbulent Star Formation Model: Outline and Tests

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Vázquez-Semadeni, E.

    2004-09-01

    We summarize the current status of the turbulent model of star formation in turbulent molecular clouds. In this model, clouds, clumps and cores form a hierarchy of nested density fluctuations caused by the turbulence, and either collapse or re-expand. Cores that collapse can be either internally sub- or super-sonic. The former cannot further fragment, and can possibly be associated with the formation of a single or a few stars. The latter, instead, can undergo turbulent fragmentation during their collapse, and probably give rise to a cluster of bound objects. The star formation efficiency is low because only a small fraction of the density fluctuations proceed to collapse. Those that do not may constitute a class of `failed' cores that can be associated with the observed starless cores. `Synthetic' observations of cores in numerical simulations of non-magnetic turbulence show that a large fraction of them have subsonic internal velocity dispersions, can be fitted by Bonnor-Ebert column density profiles, and exhibit `coherence' (an apparent independence of linewidth with column density near the projected core centers), in agreement with observed properties of molecular cloud cores.

  14. Technical Assistance Guide: Working with DOE National Laboratories (Brochure)

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    Not Available

    2012-07-01

    A fact sheet that provides an overview of FEMP's technical assistance through the Department of Energy's National Laboratories. The Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) facilitates the Federal Government's implementation of sound, cost-effective energy management and investment practices to enhance the nation's energy security and environmental stewardship. To advance that mission, FEMP fosters collaboration between Federal agencies and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratories. This guide outlines technical assistance capabilities and expertise at DOE national laboratories. Any laboratory assistance must be in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 35.017 requirements and the laboratory's designation as Federal Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) facilities.

  15. CHEMISTRY 321 PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY I

    E-print Network

    Findley, Gary L.

    CHEMISTRY 321 PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY I Fall 2009 2:00 - 5:00 pm, F CNSB 142 INSTRUCTOR techniques of physical chemistry. Goals/ Objectives: Physical Chemistry Laboratory introduces the student analysis software and IEEE-488 electronic devices. The focus for Physical Chemistry Laboratory I

  16. CHEMISTRY 323 PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY II

    E-print Network

    Findley, Gary L.

    CHEMISTRY 323 PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY II Spring 2010 2:00 - 5:00 pm, F CNSB 142 INSTRUCTOR techniques of physical chemistry. Goals/ Objectives: Physical Chemistry Laboratory introduces the student analysis software and IEEE-488 electronic devices. The focus for Physical Chemistry Laboratory II

  17. Biochemistry in the United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 1 Content Outline: Organ Systems.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Saffran, Murray

    1997-01-01

    Examines the Organ Systems part of the United States Medical Licensing Examination Step 1 Content Outline for its biochemical components. The General Principles part of the Content Outline of the examination does not match the basic science teaching in medical schools with organ system curricula. Suggests a place where the basic principles in…

  18. Outline Introduction Parsing natural mathematical language FMathL and GF Conclusion Formal Mathematical Language

    E-print Network

    Neumaier, Arnold

    Kevin Kofler University of Vienna, Austria Faculty of Mathematics FMathL Formal Mathematical Language, Austria Faculty of Mathematics FMathL Formal Mathematical Language #12;Outline Introduction ParsingOutline Introduction Parsing natural mathematical language FMathL and GF Conclusion FMathL Formal

  19. 26 CFR 1.883-0T - Outline of major topics (temporary).

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Outline of major topics (temporary). 1.883-0T Section 1.883-0T Internal...TAXES Foreign Corporations § 1.883-0T Outline of major topics (temporary). This section lists the major paragraphs...

  20. The Humanities: Resources and Information Systems. Outline and Bibliography. Bibliographic Studies Number Two.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Lemke, Antje B.

    The contents of this course outline on resources and information in the humanities are mainly bibliographic. The subjects covered are: humanities in general; religion and theology; philosophy; visual arts, including archaeology, architecture, and photography; music; and literature and linguistics. The scope of the subject is outlined for each…

  1. On the accuracy of glacier outlines derived from remote-sensing data

    E-print Network

    On the accuracy of glacier outlines derived from remote-sensing data F. PAUL,1 N.E. BARRAND,2 S) and medium-resolution (30 m) remote-sensing data, against each other and to glacier outlines derived from.g. from higher-resolution sensors) are seldom available. Moreover, after the required manual correction

  2. A Practical Approach to College and University Teaching: Outline for an Intensive Course. Report No. 2.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Matzat, H.; Foster, S. F.

    A complete course outline is offered to educators and others who would prepare an intensive seminar on the sharpening of teaching skills for college and university professors. The practical methods and principles used are derived in part from careful investigation, by logic, and most frequently by experience. Five units are outlined: preparing…

  3. Outline Layout Ion Sources Acceleration Accumulation Collision Detectors References Brief Overview of Particle

    E-print Network

    Budker, Dmitry

    of Particle Accelerators Eugene S. Evans1 February 17, 2010 1 University of California, Berkeley Eugene S. Evans Brief Overview of Particle Accelerators #12;Outline Layout Ion Sources Acceleration Accumulation Collider at CERN Eugene S. Evans Brief Overview of Particle Accelerators #12;Outline Layout Ion Sources

  4. Outline Inverted File Building Compression for Inverted Files Building and Compression Techniques for Inverted

    E-print Network

    Barreiro, Alvaro

    Outline Inverted File Building Compression for Inverted Files Building and Compression Techniques for Inverted Files Roi Blanco Dpt. Computing Science, University of A Coruna December 13, 2005 Roi Blanco Building and Compression Techniques for Inverted Files #12;Outline Inverted File Building Compression

  5. SUGGESTED TYPICAL CONTENT OUTLINE FOR JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL GROUP GUIDANCE. APPENDIX E.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    1964

    THE SUGGESTED OUTLINE BEGINS WITH AN ORIENTATION TO GROUP GUIDANCE, AN ATTEMPT TO HELP THE STUDENT UNDERSTAND THE FUNCTIONS OF GROUP GUIDANCE AND OF THE GUIDANCE PERSONNEL (THE COUNSELOR, SOCIAL WORKER, PSYCHOLOGIST, AND PSYCHIATRIST). THE OUTLINE ALSO SUGGESTS THAT DISCUSSIONS DEAL WITH PROBLEMS FACED IN ADJUSTING TO SCHOOL, IN GETTING ALONG WITH…

  6. Animal Science Technology. An Experimental Developmental Program. Volume II, Curriculum Course Outlines.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Brant, Herman G.

    This volume, the second of a two part evaluation report, is devoted exclusively to the presentation of detailed course outlines representing an Animal Science Technology curriculum. Arranged in 6 terms of study (2 academic years), outlines are included on such topics as: (1) Introductory Animal Science, (2) General Microbiology, (3) Zoonoses, (4)…

  7. Tentative Outlines of a Secondary School Mathematics Curriculum, Volume II. SMSG Working Paper.

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    Stanford Univ., CA. School Mathematics Study Group.

    This document is the report of a curriculum writing session, and covers three activities: (1) a textbook for grade seven, written using the outlines produced the previous year (SE 012 735), was reviewed and criticized; (2) the outlines for grades eight and nine, also produced the previous year, were completed in greater detail; and (3)…

  8. School of Architecture Strategic Plan Outline page 1 School of Architecture

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    Maxwell, Bruce D.

    School of Architecture Strategic Plan Outline ­ page 1 School of Architecture Montana State University Strategic Planning Document Condensed Outline May 24, 2013 School of Architecture Vision Recognizing that architecture is a basic human need, we strive to play an essential and innovative role

  9. Outline Phonon spectra of graphene Raman spectra of graphene Crystal lattice dynamics

    E-print Network

    of graphene Raman spectra of graphene Phonon branches of graphene 1 acoustic flexural mode ZA 2 ZA = Dzz 12(qOutline Phonon spectra of graphene Raman spectra of graphene Crystal lattice dynamics Graphene dynamics July 11, 2013 1 / 19 #12;Outline Phonon spectra of graphene Raman spectra of graphene 1 Phonon

  10. Horticulture Mechanics Course Outline. Teacher Education Series, Vol. 15, No. 1t.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Grant, Lee P.; And Others

    The document provides 17 outlines of brief instructional units in mechanics, which are intended for incorporation into an existing program of study in ornamental horticulture at the secondary or postsecondary level. To facilitate the flexible use of the outlines, a grid is presented on which seven occupational areas (such as aboriculture,…

  11. Synchronization of autonomous objects in discrete event simulation

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    Rogers, Ralph V.

    1990-01-01

    Autonomous objects in event-driven discrete event simulation offer the potential to combine the freedom of unrestricted movement and positional accuracy through Euclidean space of time-driven models with the computational efficiency of event-driven simulation. The principal challenge to autonomous object implementation is object synchronization. The concept of a spatial blackboard is offered as a potential methodology for synchronization. The issues facing implementation of a spatial blackboard are outlined and discussed.

  12. An associative analysis of object memory.

    PubMed

    Robinson, Jasper; Bonardi, Charlotte

    2015-05-15

    Different aspects of recognition memory in rodents are commonly assessed using variants of the spontaneous object recognition procedure in which animals explore objects that differ in terms of their novelty, recency, or where they have previously been presented. The present article describes three standard variants of this procedure, and outlines a theory of associative learning, SOP which can offer an explanation of performance on all three types of task. The implications of this for theoretical interpretations of recognition memory and the procedures used to explore it are discussed. PMID:25446743

  13. Test Outline for Flutter Analysis of Rectangular Panels in Rarefied Flow Conditions

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    Akl, Fred A.

    1996-01-01

    Jet plume impingement forces acting on large flexible space structures may precipitate dynamically unstable behavior during space flights. Typical operating conditions in space involve rarefied gas flow regimes which are intrinsically distinct from continuum gas flow and are normally modeled using the kinetic theory of gas flow. Docking and undocking operations of the Space Shuttle with the Russian Mir space laboratory represent a scenario in which the stability boundaries of solar panels may be of interest. Extensive literature review of research work on the dynamic stability of rectangular panels in rarefied gas flow conditions indicated the lack of published reports dealing with this phenomenon. A recently completed preliminary study for NASA JSC dealing with the mathematical analysis of the stability of two-degree-of-freedom elastically supported rigid panels under the effect of rarefied gas flow was reviewed. A test plan outline is prepared for the purpose of conducting a series of experiments on four rectangular rigid test articles in a vacuum chamber under the effect of continuous and pulsating Nitrogen jet plumes. The purpose of the test plan is to gather enough data related to a number of key parameters to allow the validation of the two-degree-of-freedom mathematical model. The hardware required careful design to select a very lightweight material while satisfying rigidity and frequency requirements within the constraints of the test environment. The data to be obtained from the vacuum chamber tests can be compared with the predicted behavior of the theoretical two-degree-of-freedom model. Using the data obtained in this study, further research can identify the limitations of the mathematical model. In addition modifications to the mathematical model can be made, if warranted, to accurately predict the behavior of rigid panels under rarefied gas flow regimes.

  14. Automation Laboratory Development Enhances Student Learning

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    Farrow, David

    This paper describes experiments and course content associated with an upgraded course in Automated Production Systems. The objective of the Automation Laboratory is to provide experiential learning opportunities, while at the same time providing exposure to real world industrial automation equipment and tools. Included in the paper is a description of the content and objectives of each laboratory session and a description of the hardware platforms used to accomplish the laboratory exercises.

  15. Laboratories are Needed to Explore, Explain VLBACHANDRA

    E-print Network

    in National Energy Policy #12;Outline · Objectives for a Next Step Experiment in Magnetic Fusion · Compact for attractive fusion applications. #12;Attractive MFE Reactor (e.g. ARIES Vision) Existing Data Base Emerging September 7, 2001 FIRE Lighting the Way to Fusion for the FIRE Team http://fire.pppl.gov FIRE A Next Step

  16. Microscale Organic Laboratory: IV. A Simple and Rapid Procedure for Carrying Out Wittig Reactions.

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    Pike, R. M.; And Others

    1986-01-01

    Describes two examples where synthetic salt-base mixtures are used in a microscale organic laboratory program as a simple and quick procedure for carrying out Wittig reactions. Both experimental procedures are outlined and discussed. (TW)

  17. Learning Object Repositories

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Lehman, Rosemary

    2007-01-01

    This chapter looks at the development and nature of learning objects, meta-tagging standards and taxonomies, learning object repositories, learning object repository characteristics, and types of learning object repositories, with type examples. (Contains 1 table.)

  18. EE 448 Laboratory Preface Laboratory Introduction

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    Kumar, Ratnesh

    EE 448 Laboratory Preface Laboratory Introduction -1- EE 448 Preface 2/26/2007 Laboratory Introduction #12;EE 448 Laboratory Preface Laboratory Introduction -2- I. INTRODUCTION The electric machinery laboratory provides students with the opportunity to examine and experiment with different types

  19. Active Object an Object Behavioral Pattern for

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    Lavender, Greg

    Active Object an Object Behavioral Pattern for Concurrent Programming R. Greg Lavender Douglas C. Schmidt g.lavender@isode.com schmidt@cs.wustl.edu ISODE Consortium Inc. Department of Computer Science

  20. Active Object An Object Behavioral Pattern for

    E-print Network

    Schmidt, Douglas C.

    Active Object An Object Behavioral Pattern for Concurrent Programming R. Greg Lavender Douglas C. Schmidt G.Lavender@isode.com schmidt@cs.wustl.edu ISODE Consortium Inc. Department of Computer Science

  1. Research on extraction of outlines of mandible in forensic individual recognitions

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    Sun, Lu; Xing, Yu; Shan, Gaixian; He, Xiangqian

    2013-07-01

    There are fractures in local regions after extracting outlines of cone beam CT(CBCT) mandible images by conventional segmentation algorithm in the forensic test, therefore, this paper proposes a new method to avoid negative impact of fractures by the Erosion-reconstruction and Dilation- reconstruction of mathematics morphology (ERDR) algorithm to improve the accuracy of auto-extracting mandible outlines. The experiments show that the ERDR had a higher success rate (82.3%) in the processing of extracting the outlines of 300 mandible images than that of conventional segmentation method(24.0%).

  2. Appalachian Laboratory

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    Located in Frostburg, Maryland, AL conducts research in aquatic ecology, landscape and watershed ecology, conservation biology and restoration ecology, behavioral and evolutionary ecology, and study both freshwater and terrestrial ecosystems of Maryland and other locations in the United States and the world. Site contains information regarding the facilities, faculty, on going research, education opportunities, and seminars. Also features information on the other UMCES laboratories.

  3. A vision, goals and objectives statement for the 21st century.

    PubMed

    Devaney, Donald E

    2004-01-01

    The need to spell out the philosophy and goals of a hospital security department is set forth by the author, who outlines the Vision, Goals and Objectives statements used at two medical centers. PMID:15457915

  4. Classify and Categorize 4th Grade Unit Lesson 1: Creating an Outline from Research

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    ReadWorks

    2012-03-21

    This is the first lesson in a fourth grade unit on categorization and classification. Students will develop research questions, then classify and categorize information into an outline form to answer their research questions.

  5. CSC258 Computer Organization 2011 Fall St.George Course Outline

    E-print Network

    Hehner, Eric C.R.

    and digital, semiconductors, diodes, transistors, logic gates, integrated circuits Binary (Boolean) AlgebraCSC258 Computer Organization 2011 Fall St.George Course Outline Circuit Technology analog notations, unified algebra, laws, simplification binary expressions, value (truth) tables, circuit diagrams

  6. Integrated landmark and outline-based morphometric methods efficiently distinguish species of Euglossa

    E-print Network

    Integrated landmark and outline-based morphometric methods efficiently distinguish species Abstract ­ Morphometric methods permit identification of insect species and are an aid for taxonomy this methodology. euglossine bees / species identification / morphometrics / wings / quantitative traits 1

  7. City of Palmdale This page outlines solar PV incentives, financing mechanisms, permitting process, and

    E-print Network

    City of Palmdale This page outlines solar PV incentives, financing mechanisms, permitting process | Financing | Incentives | Permitting | Interconnection Contact Information City of Palmdale Building programs to fit your needs Apply for rebates and incentives on your behalf Apply for local permits

  8. Composite objects revisited

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Won Kim; Elisa Bertino; Jorge F. Garza

    1989-01-01

    In object-oriented systems, an object may recursively reference any number of other objects. The references, however, do not capture any special relationships between objects. An important semantic relationship which may be superimposed on a reference is the IS-PART-OF relationship between a pair of objects. A set of objects related by the IS-PART-OF relationship is collectively called a composite object.An earlier

  9. Lunar laboratory

    SciTech Connect

    Keaton, P.W.; Duke, M.B.

    1986-01-01

    An international research laboratory can be established on the Moon in the early years of the 21st Century. It can be built using the transportation system now envisioned by NASA, which includes a space station for Earth orbital logistics and orbital transfer vehicles for Earth-Moon transportation. A scientific laboratory on the Moon would permit extended surface and subsurface geological exploration; long-duration experiments defining the lunar environment and its modification by surface activity; new classes of observations in astronomy; space plasma and fundamental physics experiments; and lunar resource development. The discovery of a lunar source for propellants may reduce the cost of constructing large permanent facilities in space and enhance other space programs such as Mars exploration. 29 refs.

  10. Disruptive camouflage impairs object recognition

    PubMed Central

    Webster, Richard J.; Hassall, Christopher; Herdman, Chris M.; Godin, Jean-Guy J.; Sherratt, Thomas N.

    2013-01-01

    Whether hiding from predators, or avoiding battlefield casualties, camouflage is widely employed to prevent detection. Disruptive coloration is a seemingly well-known camouflage mechanism proposed to function by breaking up an object's salient features (for example their characteristic outline), rendering objects more difficult to recognize. However, while a wide range of animals are thought to evade detection using disruptive patterns, there is no direct experimental evidence that disruptive coloration impairs recognition. Using humans searching for computer-generated moth targets, we demonstrate that the number of edge-intersecting patches on a target reduces the likelihood of it being detected, even at the expense of reduced background matching. Crucially, eye-tracking data show that targets with more edge-intersecting patches were looked at for longer periods prior to attack, and passed-over more frequently during search tasks. We therefore show directly that edge patches enhance survivorship by impairing recognition, confirming that disruptive coloration is a distinct camouflage strategy, not simply an artefact of background matching. PMID:24152693

  11. AVNG system objectives and concept

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    Macarthur, Duncan W [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Thron, Jonathan [Los Alamos National Laboratory; Razinkov, Sergey [RFNC-VNIIEF; Livke, Alexander [RFNC-VNIIEF; Kondratov, Sergey [RFNC-VNIIEF

    2010-01-01

    Any verification measurement performed on potentially classified nuclear material must satisfy two constraints. First and foremost, no classified information can be released to the monitoring party. At the same time, the monitoring party must gain sufficient confidence from the measurement to believe that the material being measured is consistent with the host's declarations concerning that material. The attribute measurement technique addresses both concerns by measuring several attributes of the nuclear material and displaying unclassified results through green (indicating that the material does possess the specified attribute) and red (indicating that the material does not possess the specified attribute) lights. The AVNG that we describe is an attribute measurement system built by RFNC-VNIIEF in Sarov, Russia. The AVNG measures the three attributes of 'plutonium presence,' 'plutonium mass >2 kg,' and 'plutonium isotopic ratio ({sup 240}Pu to {sup 239}Pu) <0.1' and was demonstrated in Sarov for a joint US/Russian audience in June 2009. In this presentation, we will outline the goals and objectives of the AVNG measurement system. These goals are driven by the two, sometimes conflicting, requirements mentioned above. We will describe the conceptual design of the AVNG and show how this conceptual design grew out of these goals and objectives.

  12. Laboratory accreditation

    SciTech Connect

    Pettit, R.B.

    1998-08-01

    Accreditation can offer many benefits to a testing or calibration laboratory, including increased marketability of services, reduced number of outside assessments, and improved quality of services. Compared to ISO 9000 registration, the accreditation process includes a review of the entire quality system, but in addition a review of testing or calibration procedures by a technical expert and participation in proficiency testing in the areas of accreditation. Within the DOE, several facilities have recently become accredited in the area of calibration, including Sandia National Laboratories, Oak Ridge, AlliedSignal FM and T; Lockheed Martin Idaho Technologies Co., and Pacific Northwest National Lab. At the national level, a new non-profit organization was recently formed called the National Cooperation for Laboratory Accreditation (NACLA). The goal of NACLA is to develop procedures, following national and international requirements, for the recognition of competent accreditation bodies in the US. NACLA is a voluntary partnership between the public and private sectors with the goal of a test or calibration performed once and accepted world wide. The NACLA accreditation body recognition process is based on the requirements of ISO Guide 25 and Guide 58. A membership drive will begin some time this fall to solicit organizational members and an election of a permanent NACLA Board of Directors will follow later this year or early 1999.

  13. To Grasp or Not to Grasp: Infants' Actions toward Objects and Pictures

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    Ziemer, Christine J.; Plumert, Jodie M.; Pick, Anne D.

    2012-01-01

    We conducted two experiments to address questions over whether 9-month-old infants believe that objects depicted in realistic photographs can be picked up. In Experiment 1, we presented 9-month-old infants with realistic color photographs of objects, colored outlines of objects, abstract colored "blobs," and blank pages. Infants most commonly…

  14. Video Google: A Text Retrieval Approach to Object Matching in Videos

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    Josef Sivic; Andrew Zisserman

    2003-01-01

    We describe an approach to object and scene retrieval which searches for and localizes all the occurrences of a user outlined object in a video. The object is represented by a setof viewpoint invariantregion descriptorsso thatrecog- nition can proceed successfully despite changes in view- point, illumination and partial occlusion. The temporal continuity of the video within a shot is used

  15. Position Paper Object Mitosis

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    Position Paper Object Mitosis: A Systematic Approach To Splitting Objects Across Subsystems Stephen An experimental method, called object mitosis, is presented. Object mitosis is a systematic process for splitting between subsystems is discussed and object mitosis is shown to be a possible solution. 1. Introduction

  16. Picturing Objects in Infancy

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    Shinskey, Jeanne L.; Jachens, Liza J.

    2014-01-01

    Infants' transfer of information from pictures to objects was tested by familiarizing 9-month-olds (N = 31) with either a color or black-and-white photograph of an object and observing their preferential reaching for the real target object versus a distractor. One condition tested object recognition by keeping both objects visible, and the…

  17. Survey and Classification of Spatial Object Manipulation Techniques

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    Sriram Subramanian; Wijnand IJsselsteijn

    2000-01-01

    This paper outlines a classification scheme for spatial object manipulation techniques based on naturalness, range of interaction space, degrees of freedom, and atomic actions. Design implications of each category are discussed. Subsequently, a number of current 3D input devices are reviewed in light of the proposed classification scheme and some general conclusions are drawn highlighting some of the limitations of

  18. Hyperspectral observations of space objects

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    Rafert, J. Bruce; Holbert, Eirik; Sellar, R. Glenn; Durham, Susan E.; Payne, Tamara E.; Tarr, Gregory L.; Carreras, Richard A.; Duneman, Dennis C.; Stone, David H.; Gregory, Steven; Prochko, Amy E.

    1994-06-01

    In this paper we present (1) the optical system design and operational overview, (2) laboratory evaluation spectra, and (3) a sample of the first observational data taken with HYSAT. The hyperspectral sensor systems which are being developed and whose utility is being pioneered by the Phillips Laboratory are applicable to several important SOI (space object identification), military, and civil applications including (1) spectral signature simulations, satellite model validation, and satellite database observations and (3) simultaneous spatial/spectral observations of booster plumes for strategic and surrogate tactical missile signature identification. The sensor system is also applicable to a wide range of other applications, including astronomy, camouflage discrimination, smoke chemical analysis, environmental/agricultural resource sensing, terrain analysis, and ground surveillance. Only SOI applications will be discussed here.

  19. Automated Microbial Metabolism Laboratory

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    1972-01-01

    The Automated Microbial Metabolism Laboratory (AMML) 1971-1972 program involved the investigation of three separate life detection schemes. The first was a continued further development of the labeled release experiment. The possibility of chamber reuse without inbetween sterilization, to provide comparative biochemical information was tested. Findings show that individual substrates or concentrations of antimetabolites may be sequentially added to a single test chamber. The second detection system which was investigated for possible inclusion in the AMML package of assays, was nitrogen fixation as detected by acetylene reduction. Thirdly, a series of preliminary steps were taken to investigate the feasibility of detecting biopolymers in soil. A strategy for the safe return to Earth of a Mars sample prior to manned landings on Mars is outlined. The program assumes that the probability of indigenous life on Mars is unity and then broadly presents the procedures for acquisition and analysis of the Mars sample in a manner to satisfy the scientific community and the public that adequate safeguards are being taken.

  20. Developing a Kerr microscope for upper-division solid-state physics laboratories

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    Neff, David; Hoemke, Anatol; Attig, Adam R.; Cordova Mireles, Hector

    2014-06-01

    We have constructed a low-cost Kerr microscope for use in our upper-division solid-state laboratory course by retrofitting a polarizing microscope. It was tested by imaging the magnetic domains on the surface of the polished ferromagnetic samples Nd-Fe-B and Fe-Si. The instrument serves as a learning platform for students who use it to study essential aspects of magnetic domains, as observed using the magneto-optic Kerr effect. By applying a controlled external magnetic field to a sample, magnetic domains can be observed and manipulated in real time with the aid of a digital camera. We offer technical guidance for the development of such a microscope and outline learning objectives for undergraduates in a formal lab curriculum.

  1. Nuisance Wildlife Education and Prevention Plan for the Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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    Giffen, Neil R [ORNL

    2007-05-01

    This document outlines a plan for management of nuisance wildlife at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). Nuisance wildlife management includes wildlife population control through hunting, trapping, removal, and habitat manipulation; wildlife damage control; and law enforcement. This plan covers the following subjects: (1) roles and responsibilities of individuals, groups, and agencies; (2) the general protocol for reducing nuisance wildlife problems; and (3) species-specific methodologies for resolving nuisance wildlife management issues for mammals, birds, snakes, and insects. Achievement of the objectives of this plan will be a joint effort between the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA); U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)-Wildlife Services (WS); and ORNL through agreements between TWRA and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE); DOE and UT-Battelle, LLC; and UT-Battelle, LLC; and USDA, APHIS-WS.

  2. LABORATORY I: DESCRIPTION OF MOTION IN ONE DIMENSION

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    Minnesota, University of

    Lab I - 1 LABORATORY I: DESCRIPTION OF MOTION IN ONE DIMENSION In this laboratory you will measure with your instructor. Remember, one of the reasons for doing physics in a laboratory setting is to help you this laboratory, you should be able to: · Describe completely the motion of any object moving in one dimension

  3. CHEM 1009-40246, 40247 GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY I

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    Findley, Gary L.

    CHEM 1009-40246, 40247 GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY I Fall 2011 2:00 - 2:50 pm, M, CNSB 100 (Prelab: A laboratory course to accompany CHEM 1007. Goals/ Objectives: Mastery of selected laboratory methods-12. (Lab Session 13 is the Make-up laboratory.) Attendance: It is your responsibility to attend

  4. Root cause analysis of laboratory delays to an emergency department

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Christopher M. B. Fernandes; Richard Walker; Ann Pricern; Julian Marsden; Lawrence Haley

    1997-01-01

    The Q-Probes study has identified benchmark interinstitutional laboratory median turnaround times (TAT) of 25 min for hemoglobin and 36 min for potassium. Our objectives were to measure the emergency department (ED)\\/laboratory TAT and other relevant laboratory processing and reporting times, and to identify root causes of laboratory delay. A flow chart was developed for the ordering, collecting, analyzing, and reporting

  5. Object Location Experiment

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    This is the entry page for the Object Location Experiment. The experiment begins with a description of the object location memory task that the participants will complete. Participants learn that they will study an array of objects for a designated period of time; the array of objects will then disappear; and then the array of objects will reappear, but some of the objects will have exchanged positions.

  6. Three dimensional object tracking using dual-drive control

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Kelly A. Korzeniowski; William A. Wolovich

    1991-01-01

    A robotic object-tracking algorithm that employs multiple controllers is outlined. The dual-drive force\\/velocity controller is used when the robot is in contact with an object, and the damping controller, Fcomply, is employed to move the robot on a specified trajectory. The algorithm has been successfully implemented on an IBM 7565 robot, equipped with strain gauges on its end effector. Dense

  7. Outline Var. integrability Var. smoothness DHR Sequence spaces Embeddings Proofs... Open problems Sobolev and Jawerth embeddings for spaces with

    E-print Network

    Novak, Erich

    Outline Var. integrability Var. smoothness DHR Sequence spaces Embeddings Proofs... Open problems Sobolev and Jawerth embeddings for spaces with variable smoothness and integrability January 2009 Sobolev and Jawerth embeddings for spaces with variable smoothness and integrability #12; Outline Var. integrability

  8. Outline Introduction Literature Review Electric Power Supply Chains Empirical Examples Conclusions An Integrated Electric Power Supply Chain and Fuel

    E-print Network

    Nagurney, Anna

    Outline Introduction Literature Review Electric Power Supply Chains Empirical Examples Conclusions Introduction Literature Review Electric Power Supply Chains Empirical Examples Conclusions Support NSF to John F. Smith Memorial Professor Anna Nagurney) #12;Outline Introduction Literature Review Electric

  9. The Zoo Trip: Objecting to Objectives

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Poetter, Thomas S.

    2006-01-01

    In this article, the author objects to what curricularists and teachers often believe that meaningful activities in school have to be scripted, planned to the nth degree and assigned learning objectives and goals ahead of time, or they have no educational worth. Instead, he used Elliot Eisner's classic curriculum text, "The Educational…

  10. Active experiments in space, laboratory experiments and numerical simulation

    Microsoft Academic Search

    I. M. Podgornyi

    1982-01-01

    Important trends in laboratory, numerical, and space experiments are outlined. Particular attention is given to the experiments of Baum and Bratenahl (1980) on current sheets and reconnection. Experimental studies dealing with critical ionization velocity and electric double layers are described. Attention is also given to experiments on electron beams in the earth's magnetosphere and plasma injection to the magnetosphere.

  11. NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY DIVISION OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY

    E-print Network

    McDonald, Kirk

    and shoes immediately. Wash affected area with soap or mild detergent and large amounts of water until OF ENERGY Outline · Properties, Safety Limits · Background - SNS Target Test Facility · Installing Hg & New;3 NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY DIVISION OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Properties

  12. NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY DIVISION OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY

    E-print Network

    McDonald, Kirk

    and shoes immediately. Wash affected area with soap or mild detergent and large amounts of water until U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Outline · Properties, Safety Limits and Standards · SNS Target Test NATIONAL LABORATORY U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Properties, Safety Limits, Standards · Atomic Weight: 200

  13. Photoelectric injector designs at Los Alamos National Laboratory

    SciTech Connect

    Carlsten, B.E.; Sheffield, R.L.; McVey, B.D.

    1990-01-01

    We will describe the photoelectric injector design philosophy and capabilities at Los Alamos National Laboratory. We will discuss our simulation ability and general considerations to minimize the space-charge and rf emittance growths. In particular, we will also outline a high frequency design without magnetic bunching and a low frequency design with magnetic bunching.

  14. Laboratory testing of displacement and load induced fretting

    Microsoft Academic Search

    H. Mohrbacher; J.-P. Celis; J. R. Roos

    1995-01-01

    A conceptually new simulation system for the laboratory investigation of fretting wear is described. Fretting vibrations are generated either directly by oscillating a linear relative displacement device of constant stroke between the contacting bodies or indirectly by oscillating the applied contact load resulting in a cyclic radial expansion of the contact zone. The principles of both actuation mechanisms are outlined

  15. PFR/TREAT programme: objectives, progress and future work

    SciTech Connect

    Cowking, C.B.; Alter, H.; Hewison, R.; Borys, S.S.; Wood, M.H.; Culley, G.E.; Woods, W.J.; Klickman, A.E.

    1982-01-01

    The PFR/TREAT collaborative program of fast-reactor fuel testing is described and the objectives are illustrated in terms of the parameters selected for the irradiation of US and UK full-length fuel pins in PFR, followed by safety testing in TREAT. The measurements being made before, during, and after testing are outlined and the equipment and facilities being used in the UK and USA are described. An outline is given of the progress made and results obtained since the beginning of the collaboration in November 1979, together with future schedules for irradiation and testing. More-detailed results from the first two tests are given in a companion paper.

  16. Overview of Virtual National Laboratory Objectives, Plans, andProjects

    SciTech Connect

    Logan, B.G.; Celata, C.M.; Kwan, J.W.; Lee, E.P.; Leitner, M.; Seidl, P.A.; Yu, S.S.; Barnard, J.J.; Friedman, A.; Meier, W.R.; Davidson, R.C.

    2002-06-01

    Significant experimental and theoretical progress has been made in the U.S. heavy ion fusion program on high-current sources, transport, and focusing. Currents over 200 mA have been transported through a matching section and 10 half-lattice periods with electric quadrupoles. An experiment shows control of high beam current with an aperture, while avoiding secondary electrons. New theory and simulations of the neutralization of intense beam space charge with plasma in various focusing chamber configurations predict that near-emittance-limited beam focal spot sizes can be obtained even with beam perveance (ratio of beam space potential to ion energy) >10 x higher than in earlier HIF focusing experiments. Progress in a new focusing experiment with plasma neutralization up to 10{sup -3} perveance, and designs for a next-step experiment to study beam brightness evolution from source to target are described.

  17. A Laboratory Exercise to Illustrate Increased Salivary Cortisol in Response to Three Stressful Conditions Using Competitive ELISA

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    Mark F. Haussmann (Iowa State University Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology)

    2007-03-01

    Here, we outline a laboratory exercise that uses a competitive ELISA kit to illustrate the response of salivary cortisol concentrations to three stressful conditions: presentation stress, fasting stress, and competition stress

  18. Virtual Laboratory

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    2012-04-27

    The website for the Virtual Laboratory contains a bold and direct statement: "Conventional teaching all too often accepts memorization and pattern recognition as true learning" After reading this statement, it makes sense that the goal of this site is "to help students to recognize, confront, correct, and expand their understanding of subject or a technique." The site contains five different sets of course materials that use interactive materials, short quizzes, and embedded demonstrations to assist students and teachers alike. One set of materials that should not be missed is in the Teaching & Learning Biology area. Here visitors will find links, fact sheets, and pedagogical suggestions for teaching a college-level biology course. Moving on, the Chemistry, Life, the Universe and Everything section contains a new perspective on how to reform the garden-variety general chemistry course.

  19. Laboratory Activities

    SciTech Connect

    Brown, Christopher F.; Serne, R. Jeffrey

    2008-01-17

    This chapter summarizes the laboratory activities performed by PNNL’s Vadose Zone Characterization Project in support of the Tank Farm Vadose Zone Program, led by CH2M HILL Hanford Group, Inc. The results of these studies are contained in numerous reports (Lindenmeier et al. 2002; Serne et al. 2002a, 2002b, 2002c, 2002d, 2002e; Lindenmeier et al. 2003; Serne et al. 2004a, 2004b; Brown et al. 2005, 2006a, 2007; Serne et al. 2007) and have generated much of the data reported in Chapter 22 (Geochemistry-Contaminant Movement), Appendix G (Geochemistry-Contaminant Movement), and Cantrell et al. (2007, SST WMA Geochemistry Data Package – in preparation). Sediment samples and characterization results from PNNL’s Vadose Zone Characterization Project are also shared with other science and technology (S&T) research projects, such as those summarized in Chapter 12 (Associated Science Activities).

  20. Analysis of transmittance properties of surface plasmon modes on periodic solid/outline bowtie nanoantenna arrays

    SciTech Connect

    Yang, Wayne; Chou Chau, Yuan-Fong; Jheng, San-Cai [Department of Electronic Engineering, Chien Hsin University of Science and Technology, No.229, Jianxing Rd., Zhongli City, Taoyuan County 32097, Taiwan (China)] [Department of Electronic Engineering, Chien Hsin University of Science and Technology, No.229, Jianxing Rd., Zhongli City, Taoyuan County 32097, Taiwan (China)

    2013-06-15

    We numerically analyze the transmittance properties of the periodic outline bowtie nanoantenna arrays and examine the nanoantenna resonance conditions compared to their solid counterparts by means of finite element method. Simulation results show that the structural parameters may affect the nanoantenna resonance conditions, such as peak resonance wavelengths, propagation properties, and charge densities at spectral points of interest. Besides, the essences of transmittance spectra of the periodic solid/outline bowtie nanoantenna arrays corresponding to their bonding mode and anti-bonding mode are investigated as well.

  1. Laboratory microfusion capability study

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    1993-05-01

    The purpose of this study is to elucidate the issues involved in developing a Laboratory Microfusion Capability (LMC) which is the major objective of the Inertial Confinement Fusion (ICF) program within the purview of the Department of Energy's Defense Programs. The study was initiated to support a number of DOE management needs: to provide insight for the evolution of the ICF program; to afford guidance to the ICF laboratories in planning their research and development programs; to inform Congress and others of the details and implications of the LMC; to identify criteria for selection of a concept for the Laboratory Microfusion Facility; and to develop a coordinated plan for the realization of an LMC. As originally proposed, the LMC study was divided into two phases. The first phase identifies the purpose and potential utility of the LMC, the regime of its performance parameters, driver independent design issues and requirements, its development goals and requirements, and associated technical, management, staffing, environmental, and other developmental and operational issues. The second phase addresses driver-dependent issues such as specific design, range of performance capabilities, and cost. The study includes four driver options: the neodymium-glass solid state laser, the krypton fluoride excimer gas laser, the light-ion accelerator, and the heavy-ion induction linear accelerator. The results of the Phase 2 study are described in the present report.

  2. Laboratory simulation of the action of weightlessness on the human organism

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    Genin, A. M.

    1977-01-01

    A brief history of attemps by the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. to simulate weightlessness in the laboratory is presented. Model for laboratory modeling of weightlessness included the bed regimen, the clinostat, and water immersion. An outline of immediate physiological effects of weightlessness and long term effects is offered.

  3. Filtrates & Residues. A Laboratory Exercise Introducing Students to the Pourbaix Diagram for Cobalt.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Powell, Dick; And Others

    1987-01-01

    Describes a laboratory exercise designed to introduce students to the Pourbaix diagram for cobalt. Discusses the use of a Pourbaix diagram as a potential-pH plot which displays some of the most thermodynamically stable species for a given element. Outlines a laboratory demonstration and a student investigation. (TW)

  4. MODIFYING AN INVERTED LABORATORY MICROSCOPE FOR RAMAN Presented in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for

    E-print Network

    MODIFYING AN INVERTED LABORATORY MICROSCOPE FOR RAMAN MICROSCOPY A Thesis Presented in Partial modifications a spectroscopic imaging instrument, a Raman microscope, can be constructed from a common inverted laboratory microscope and standard laser optics. All of the steps taken to build this instrument are outlined

  5. Enrichment Strategies Rodents in the Laboratory

    E-print Network

    Bandettini, Peter A.

    enclosure such as "cage furniture, equipment for environmental enrichment, objects for manipulationEnrichment Strategies for Rodents in the Laboratory Endorsed by ARAC - 9/8/04 #12 of environmental enrichment on laboratory rats and mice. The development of enrichment programs for non

  6. USGS Laboratory Review Program Ensures Analytical Quality

    USGS Publications Warehouse

    Erdmann, David E.

    1995-01-01

    The USGS operates a review program for laboratories that analyze samples for USGS environmental investigations. This program has been effective in providing QA feedback to laboratories while ensuring that analytical data are consistent, of satisfactory quality, and meet the data objectives of the investigation.

  7. Sampling and analysis plan for sampling of liquid waste streams generated by 222-S Laboratory Complex operations

    SciTech Connect

    Benally, A.B.

    1997-08-14

    This Sampling and Analysis Plan (SAP) establishes the requirements and guidelines to be used by the Waste Management Federal Services of Hanford, Inc. personnel in characterizing liquid waste generated at the 222-S Laboratory Complex. The characterization process to verify the accuracy of process knowledge used for designation and subsequent management of wastes consists of three steps: to prepare the technical rationale and the appendix in accordance with the steps outlined in this SAP; to implement the SAP by sampling and analyzing the requested waste streams; and to compile the report and evaluate the findings to the objectives of this SAP. This SAP applies to portions of the 222-S Laboratory Complex defined as Generator under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). Any portion of the 222-S Laboratory Complex that is defined or permitted under RCRA as a treatment, storage, or disposal (TSD) facility is excluded from this document. This SAP applies to the liquid waste generated in the 222-S Laboratory Complex. Because the analytical data obtained will be used to manage waste properly, including waste compatibility and waste designation, this SAP will provide directions for obtaining and maintaining the information as required by WAC173-303.

  8. Coregistration refinement of hyperspectral images and DSM: An object-based approach using spectral information

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Avbelj, Janja; Iwaszczuk, Dorota; Müller, Rupert; Reinartz, Peter; Stilla, Uwe

    2015-02-01

    For image fusion in remote sensing applications the georeferencing accuracy using position, attitude, and camera calibration measurements can be insufficient. Thus, image processing techniques should be employed for precise coregistration of images. In this article a method for multimodal object-based image coregistration refinement between hyperspectral images (HSI) and digital surface models (DSM) is presented. The method is divided in three parts: object outline detection in HSI and DSM, matching, and determination of transformation parameters. The novelty of our proposed coregistration refinement method is the use of material properties and height information of urban objects from HSI and DSM, respectively. We refer to urban objects as objects which are typical in urban environments and focus on buildings by describing them with 2D outlines. Furthermore, the geometric accuracy of these detected building outlines is taken into account in the matching step and for the determination of transformation parameters. Hence, a stochastic model is introduced to compute optimal transformation parameters. The feasibility of the method is shown by testing it on two aerial HSI of different spatial and spectral resolution, and two DSM of different spatial resolution. The evaluation is carried out by comparing the accuracies of the transformations parameters to the reference parameters, determined by considering object outlines at much higher resolution, and also by computing the correctness and the quality rate of the extracted outlines before and after coregistration refinement. Results indicate that using outlines of objects instead of only line segments is advantageous for coregistration of HSI and DSM. The extraction of building outlines in comparison to the line cue extraction provides a larger amount of assigned lines between the images and is more robust to outliers, i.e. false matches.

  9. Principal VASIMR Results and Present Objectives

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Tim W. Glover; Franklin R. Chang Diaz; Jared P. Squire; Verlin P. Jacobson; D. Gregory Chavers; Mark D. Carter

    Principal achievements of the Variable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket (VASIMR) project at the NASA Johnson Space Center's Advanced Space Propulsion Laboratory (ASPL) are reviewed and objectives for continuing development are described. The evolution of the VASIMR design from the 1994 concept to the present device is summarized. In its present configuration (VX-10), the VASIMR device consists of a 10 kW

  10. Principal VASIMR Results and Present Objectives

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Tim W. Glover; Franklin R. Chang Diaz; Jared P. Squire; Verlin P. Jacobson; D. Gregory Chavers; Mark D. Carter

    2005-01-01

    Principal achievements of the Variable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket (VASIMR) project at the NASA Johnson Space Center's Advanced Space Propulsion Laboratory (ASPL) are reviewed and objectives for continuing development are described. The evolution of the VASIMR design from the 1994 concept to the present device is summarized. In its present configuration (VX-10), the VASIMR device consists of a 10 kW

  11. Quality assurance plan for the Objective Supply Capability Adaptive Redesign (OSCAR) project

    SciTech Connect

    Stewart, K.A.; Rasch, K.A.; Reid, R.W.

    1996-11-01

    This document establishes the Quality Assurance Plan (QAP) for the National Guard Bureau Objective Supply Capability Adaptive Redesign (OSCAR) project activities under the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) management. It defines the requirements and assigns responsibilities for ensuring, with a high degree of confidence, that project objectives will be achieved as planned. The QAP outlined herein is responsive to and meets the Quality Assurance Program standards for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Lockheed Martin Energy Research Corporation and ORNL and the ORNL Computing, Robotics, and Education Directorate (CRE). This document is intended to be in compliance with DOE Order 5700.6C, Quality Assurance Program, and the ORNL Standard Practice Procedure, SPP X-QA-8, Quality Assurance for ORNL Computing Software. This standard allows individual organizations to apply the stated requirements in a flexible manner suitable to the type of activity involved. Section I of this document provides an introduction to the OSCAR project QAP; Sections 2 and 3 describe the specific aspects of quality assurance as applicable to the OSCAR project. Section 4 describes the project approach to risk management. The Risk Management Matrix given in Appendix A is a tool to assess, prioritize, and prevent problems before they occur. Therefore, the matrix will be reviewed and revised on a periodic basis.

  12. Object Location Memory Explanation

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    Silverman and Eals (1992) developed a task to measure object location memory. This page describes the classic object location task and offers suggestions for investigating gender differences related to the task.

  13. Visualizing object detection features

    E-print Network

    Vondrick, Carl (Carl Martin)

    2013-01-01

    We introduce algorithms to visualize feature spaces used by object detectors. The tools in this paper allow a human to put on 'HOG goggles' and perceive the visual world as a HOG based object detector sees it. We found ...

  14. Programmable Graphics Hardware Computer Systems Laboratory

    E-print Network

    Pratt, Vaughan

    MultiTexCoord s,t,r,q 0 vertex position glVertex x,y,z,w 1 vertex weights glVertexWeightEXT w,0,0,1 2 normal gl coordinate 2 v[11] v[TEX3] texture coordinate 3 v[0] v[OPOS] object position v[1] v[WGHT] vertex weight v[2;2 Outline · Why programmable graphics hardware · Vertex Programs · Fragment Programs · CG · Trends #12;Why

  15. Outline of the talk Algorithm Application Conclusion Fast computation of wavelet

    E-print Network

    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

    Outline of the talk Algorithm Application Conclusion Fast computation of wavelet coefficients propose a new iterative algorithm for the computation of the covariance matrix of the wavelet coefficients: Since the process is not stationary, it is not true that any wavelet functions will provide stationary

  16. Applied Mathematics 1411a N. Kiriushcheva Course Outline Fall 2013 THE UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN ONTARIO

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    Sinnamon, Gordon J.

    Medical Certificate (SMC): https://studentservices.uwo.ca under the Medical Documentation heading will be three hours long, "open book". No electronic devices are allowed during the tests and final examination to the course outline (UWO policy): For UWO Policy on Accommodation for Medical Illness and a downloadable SMC

  17. Science Questions and Broad Outline of Technology Needs of the Decade 2013-2022

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    SlIllon-Miller, A. A.

    2012-01-01

    We present an overview of the top priority science questions outlined in the Planetary Exploration Decadal Survey, "Vision and Voyages for Planetary Science in the Decade 2013-2022." The recommended mission portfolio, along with expected infrastructure challenges, should drive investments over the decade. The instrument and technology needs for the next decade will be presented, with a summary of progress since the Decadal.

  18. Landmark methods for forms without landmarks: morphometrics of group differences in outline shape

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Fred L. Bookstein

    1997-01-01

    Morphometrics, a new branch of statistics, combines tools from geometry, computer graphics and biometrics in techniques for the multivariate analysis of biological shape variation. Although medical image analysts typically prefer to represent scenes by way of curving outlines or surfaces, the most recent developments in this associated statistical methodology have emphasized the domain of landmark data: size and shape of

  19. Auto Body Welding 2 (Course Outline), Automotive Body Repair and Refinishing 1: 9033.04.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.

    The 90-hour course is a foundation quinmester course in welding for the auto body repairman. The outline consists of seven blocks of instruction (orientation, 6 hours; auto body oxyacetylene welding, 10 hours; electric arc welding equipment, 6 hours; auto body electric arc welding, 8 hours; position welding, 40 hours; electric spot welders, 16…

  20. The Public Law Outline and Family Group Conferences in Childcare Practice

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    Evans, Carly Anne

    2011-01-01

    In the United Kingdom, the Children Act (1989) states that children are best brought up with their families. However, if a child is suffering from or likely to suffer from significant harm, then the local authorities may initiate care proceedings under section 31 of the Children Act (1989). The Public Law Outline is a judicial case management tool…

  1. [EGS5 code, outline and how to start using the code].

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    Namito, Yoshihito; Hirayama, Hideo

    2013-01-01

    The outline of EGS5 code is described. History, scope (energy range and particle) of the simulation, major application of the code is mentioned. Physical processes in EGS5 code are described. Procedure to set up of input file and user code for new calculation is explained. PMID:24575620

  2. How To Help Your Child Become a Better Reader: Outline for a Series of Parenting Workshops.

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    Ridout, Susan Ramp

    This paper presents an outline for a three-part workshop for parents who want to help their children become better readers. The paper provides lists of materials, the overheads, and the handouts for each of the three parts of the workshop. The parts of the workshop described in the paper discuss: (1) word recognition and questioning strategies;…

  3. Long-Range Goals in International Telecommunications and Information: An Outline for United States Policy.

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    Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

    This report presents a comprehensive delineation of the principal issues in the field of international telecommunications and information, as well as an overview of United States policy in this area. The first part discusses international trends in protectionism and the politicization of international forums; it also outlines United States goals,…

  4. Machine Tool Layout: Outlining a Basic Shape on Flat Steel. Fordson Bilingual Demonstration Project.

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    Ochsner, Alan

    This vocational instructional module on outlining a basic shape on flat steel is one of eight such modules designed to assist recently arrived Arab students, limited in English proficiency (LEP), in critical instructional areas in a comprehensive high school. Goal stated for this module is for the student enrolled in a machine tool course to…

  5. An Outline Pattern Language for Z: five illustrations and two tables

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    Stepney, Susan

    An Outline Pattern Language for Z: five illustrations and two tables Susan Stepney, Fiona Polack,fiona,ian}@cs.york.ac.uk Abstract. We introduce a pattern language for using formal methods in computer system engineering. We focus choose a notation, or to decide on a style of formality. As in other pattern languages, we are providing

  6. An Outline of the Building Description System. Research Report No. 50.

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    Eastman, Charles; And Others

    Many of the costs of design, construction, and building operation derive from the reliance on drawings as the description of record of the building. As a replacement, this paper outlines the design of a computer system useful for storing and manipulating design information at a detail allowing design, construction, and operational analysis. A…

  7. PY542: NON-EQUILIBRIUM STATISTICAL PHYSICS TENTATIVE COURSE OUTLINE FALL 2011

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    Redner, Sidney

    PY542: NON-EQUILIBRIUM STATISTICAL PHYSICS TENTATIVE COURSE OUTLINE FALL 2011 1. DIFFUSION fragmentation (c) Reversible adsorption (d) Application to polymer translocation 5. SPIN DYNAMICS [3 lects.] (a examples: trapping, coalescence, aggregation, propagating waves 9. COMPLEX NETWORKS [3 lects.] (a) Erd

  8. How the Chemistry Modeling Curriculum Engages Students in Seven Science Practices Outlined by the College Board

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    Posthuma-Adams, Erica

    2014-01-01

    As advanced placement (AP) teachers strive to implement the changes outlined in the AP chemistry redesign, they will have the opportunity to reflect on and evaluate their current practices. For many AP teachers, the new focus on conceptual understanding, reasoning, inquiry, and critical thinking over memorization and algorithmic problem solving…

  9. Outline of an upcoming book titled: Dynamic Random-Access Memory Circuits by Pinaki Mazumder

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    Mazumder, Pinaki

    the actual circuit implementation of a multi-megabit DRAM chip with parallel test capability. The line Address Latch Circuit. 32. DFT Mode Circuit. . 33. DFT Parallel Test Circuit. 34. DFT Word Line ComparatorOutline of an upcoming book titled: Dynamic Random-Access Memory Circuits by Pinaki Mazumder (with

  10. Special Properties of Molding Compounds for Small-Outline Packaged Devices

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    S. Ito; Y. Uhara; H. Tabata; H. Suzuki

    1986-01-01

    Wave soldering techniques currently used in the surface mounting of plastic leaded chip carrier (PLCC) and small-outline integrated circuit (SOIC) devices may be contributing to significantly reduced moisture resistance performance levels after components are assembled on printed circuit boards. Research indicates that delamination of the plastic package from the silicon chip surface is associated with violent moisture evaporation that occurs

  11. OUTLINE FOR THE IPCC WORKING GROUP II CONTRIBUTION TO THE FOURTH ASSESSMENT REPORT

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    Fischlin, Andreas

    OUTLINE FOR THE IPCC WORKING GROUP II CONTRIBUTION TO THE FOURTH ASSESSMENT REPORT CLIMATE CHANGE 2007: IMPACTS, ADAPTATION AND VULNERABILITY Summary for Policymakers Technical Summary Introduction · Scope of this Assessment · Relation to other reports and studies A. ASSESSMENT OF OBSERVED CHANGES 1

  12. An Outline on Psychotropic Drug Use in the Developmentally Disabled Patient. Monograph #102.

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    Vander Zanden, Jeanne A.

    This introduction to basic principles of psychotropic drug use in developmentally disabled patients is intended to provide personnel working in the field with information on appropriate clinical use as well as potential risks. Presented in outline form, information is provided on five classes of psychotropic drugs: antipsychotics; antidepressants;…

  13. UMass Lowell MSA Curriculum outline Students with undergraduate non-accounting business degrees

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    Massachusetts at Lowell, University of

    UMass Lowell MSA Curriculum outline Students with undergraduate non-accounting business degrees Credits Prerequisite undergraduate courses (5 courses required): 1 60.301 Intermediate Accounting I (60.202 Managerial Accounting) 3 60.302 Intermediate Accounting II (60.301 Intermediate Accounting I ) 3 60.321 Cost

  14. 25. C.W. Todd and E.A. Rand, May 1902 'OUTLINE,' SHOWING ...

    Library of Congress Historic Buildings Survey, Historic Engineering Record, Historic Landscapes Survey

    25. C.W. Todd and E.A. Rand, May 1902 'OUTLINE,' SHOWING END AND SIDE ELEVATIONS OF THE 4,000-VOLT, ATB-TYPE GENERATORS (4 AND 5) - Washington Water Power Company Monroe Street Plant, Units 4 & 5, South Bank Spokane River, below Monroe Street Bridge, Spokane, Spokane County, WA

  15. Chapter Excellence Program Outline Mission of the Greek Community Developed by the Chapter Excellence Team

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    Stuart, Steven J.

    Chapter Excellence Program Outline Mission of the Greek Community ­ Developed by the Chapter Excellence Team We, the fraternity men and sorority women, chosen to lead the three councils commit. Scholarship. Striving to excel in our professional and educational endeavors, we strengthen our fraternal bond

  16. Landmark methods for forms without landmarks: morphometrics of group differences in outline shape

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    Fred L. Bookstein

    Morphometrics, a new branch of statistics, combines tools from geometry, computer graphics and biometrics in techniques for the multivariate analysis of biological shape variation. Although medical image analysts typically prefer to represent scenes by way of curving outlines or surfaces, the most recent developments in this associated statistical methodology have emphasized the domain of landmark data: size and shape of

  17. City of San Diego This page outlines solar PV incentives, financing mechanisms, permitting process, and

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    tax bill. For more information: www.californiafirst.org #12;· Secured Financing o Home Equity LinesCity of San Diego This page outlines solar PV incentives, financing mechanisms, permitting process and Electric. To skip directly to each section please use these hyperlinks: Find an Installer | Financing

  18. Outline for the next couple of lectures -Magnetism and the Ising Model (today's lecture)

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    Ceder, Gerbrand

    Outline for the next couple of lectures -Magnetism and the Ising Model (today's lecture) -Liquid-field solution to magnetism are equivalent. -Thermodynamic results in magnetism, such as the critical (or Curie) temperature below which spontaneous magnetization occurs. #12;Magnetism: The Ising Model 1) Spins can be only

  19. Future Trends Program: Course Outline. (Appendix II, Futurizing the Power Industry.)

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    Harkins, Arthur M.; And Others

    Consultants hired by a power company in the Central United States cooperated with employees to design a unique nine-month program called "Future Trends." The course, stressing the traits of man which enable him to adapt to the future, is outlined in this appendix. The course is divided into a preview and eight topic segments. A short description…

  20. Natural Gas Compression Technician: Apprenticeship Course Outline. Apprenticeship and Industry Training. 5311.1

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    Alberta Advanced Education and Technology, 2011

    2011-01-01

    The graduate of the Natural Gas Compression Technician apprenticeship program is a certified journeyperson who will be able to install, commission, maintain and repair equipment used to gather store and transmit natural gas. Advanced Education and Technology has prepared this course outline in partnership with the Natural Gas Compression…

  1. An Example Curriculum Outline for a Marine Education Oriented Course of Instruction (YNA).

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    Schlenker, Richard M.

    A curriculum outline is presented for a yeoman advanced course. The mission and scope of the course are described and 28 units identified. Some of the topics include classified material, correspondence, court martials, office procedures and management, teaching skills, dictation and transmission, and Coast Guard benefits. For each unit, terminal…

  2. Aircraft Fuel, Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems (Course Outlines), Aviation Mechanics 3 (Air Frame): 9067.01.

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    Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.

    This document presents an outline for a 135-hour course designed to familiarize the student with the operation, inspection, and repair of aircraft fuel, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems. It is designed to help the trainee master the knowledge and skills necessary to become an aviation airframe mechanic. The aviation airframe maintenance technician…

  3. Plaintiffs' and Defendants' Preliminary Outlines of the Legal Issues and Proof, McLean v. Arkansas.

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    Thomas, William A., Ed.

    1982-01-01

    Presents edited versions of plaintiff and defendant outlines of legal issues and proof (views of cases set to limit issues argued during trials) and trial briefs (comprehensive presentations of legal precedents and arguments) in McLean v. Arkansas Board of Education case focusing on balanced treatment of creationism/evolution in public schools.…

  4. Classroom Tandem--Outlining a Model for Language Learning and Instruction

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    Karjalainen, Katri; Pörn, Michaela; Rusk, Fredrik; Björkskog, Linda

    2013-01-01

    The aim of this paper is to outline classroom tandem by comparing it with informal tandem learning contexts and other language instruction methods. Classroom tandem is used for second language instruction in mixed language groups in the subjects of Finnish and Swedish as L2. Tandem learning entails that two persons with different mother tongues…

  5. 1200.1 Retirement Purpose To outline Rensselaer's retirement and pension rules and practices.

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    Linhardt, Robert J.

    1200 - 1 March 2014 1200.1 Retirement Purpose To outline Rensselaer's retirement and pension rules established several types of pension and retirement programs for employees who meet certain requirements Benefit Retirement Pension Plan Active employees who were participants in the Defined Benefit Plan prior

  6. Description of Supplementary Subject in Arabic and Islamic 1. The outline provisions of the academic regulations

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    Description of Supplementary Subject in Arabic and Islamic Studie 1. The outline provisions of the academic regulations The academic regulations for Supplementary Subject in Arabic and Islamic Studie (2012) have been drawn up by the Board of Studies, Study of Religion and Arabic and have been approved

  7. City of Santa Monica This page outlines solar PV incentives, financing mechanisms, permitting process, and interconnection

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    City of Santa Monica This page outlines solar PV incentives, financing mechanisms, permitting an Installer | Financing | Incentives | Permitting | Interconnection Contact Information City of Santa Monica and incentives on your behalf Apply for local permits Install your PV system Arrange for your PV system

  8. City of Los Angeles This page outlines solar PV incentives, financing mechanisms, permitting process, and

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    City of Los Angeles This page outlines solar PV incentives, financing mechanisms, permitting these hyperlinks: Find an Installer | Financing | Incentives | Permitting | Interconnection Contact Information for rebates and incentives on your behalf Apply for local permits Install your PV system Arrange for your

  9. County of Los Angeles This page outlines solar PV incentives, financing mechanisms, permitting process, and

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    County of Los Angeles This page outlines solar PV incentives, financing mechanisms, permitting an Installer | Financing | Incentives | Permitting | Interconnection Contact Information County of Los Angeles your needs Apply for rebates and incentives on your behalf Apply for local permits Install your PV

  10. City of Anaheim This page outlines solar PV incentives, financing mechanisms, permitting process, and

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    City of Anaheim This page outlines solar PV incentives, financing mechanisms, permitting process | Incentives | Permitting | Interconnection Contact Information City of Anaheim Building Division 200 S will: Locate financing programs to fit your needs Apply for rebates and incentives on your behalf

  11. City of Pasadena This page outlines solar financing mechanisms, incentives, permitting process, and interconnection

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    City of Pasadena This page outlines solar financing mechanisms, incentives, permitting process | Incentives | Permitting | Interconnection Contact Information Pasadena Water and Power (PWP) Pasadena Solar your needs Apply for rebates and incentives on your behalf Apply for local permits Install your PV

  12. City of Santa Ana This page outlines solar PV incentives, financing mechanisms, permitting process, and

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    City of Santa Ana This page outlines solar PV incentives, financing mechanisms, permitting process | Financing | Incentives | Permitting | Interconnection Contact Information City of Santa Ana Planning for rebates and incentives on your behalf Apply for local permits Install your PV system Arrange for your

  13. A Descriptive Outline for an Advertising History Course in Seminar Format.

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    Pennington, Robert

    Advertising history is often treated within the context of journalism or mass communication history. The outline of a seminar course in advertising history presented in this paper offers an approach that discusses the social, cultural, and philosophical roots of advertising as well as the institution as it is known today. The focus of the course…

  14. OUTLINE OF A NEW APPROACH TO EVALUATE ECOLOGICAL INTEGRITY OF SALT MARSHES

    EPA Science Inventory

    The integrity of coastal salt marshes can be determined from the extent to which they provide key ecosystem services: food and habitat for fish and wildlife, good water quality, erosion and flood control, and recreation and cultural use. An outline of a new approach for linking e...

  15. OUTLINE FOR OCCUPATIONAL HOME ECONOMICS COURSE IN COMMERCIAL AND INSTITUTIONAL FOOD PREPARATION.

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    Alabama State Dept. of Education, Montgomery. Home Economics Service.

    THE EXPERIMENTAL OUTLINE IS FOR TEACHER USE IN PLANNING A TWO-SEMESTER COURSE TO PREPARE 11TH AND 12TH GRADE STUDENTS FOR ENTRY LEVEL COMMERCIAL FOOD PREPARATION JOBS SUCH AS FOOD SERVICE WORKERS, COOK HELPERS, CATERER HELPERS, SALAD MAKERS, BAKER HELPERS, SHORT ORDER COOKS, AND TRAY LINE WORKERS. IT WAS DEVELOPED BY VOCATIONAL HOME ECONOMICS…

  16. Voxel Based Object Simplification

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    Taosong He; Lichan Hong; Arie E. Kaufman; Amitabh Varshney; Sidney W. Wang

    1995-01-01

    Presents a simple, robust and practical method for object simplification for applications where gradual elimination of high-frequency details is desired. This is accomplished by sampling and low-pass filtering the object into multi-resolution volume buffers and applying the marching cubes algorithm to generate a multi-resolution triangle-mesh hierarchy. Our method simplifies the genus of objects and can also help existing object simplification

  17. Ownership and Object History

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    Friedman, Ori; Neary, Karen R.; Defeyter, Margaret A.; Malcolm, Sarah L.

    2011-01-01

    Appropriate behavior in relation to an object often requires judging whether it is owned and, if so, by whom. The authors propose accounts of how people make these judgments. Our central claim is that both judgments often involve making inferences about object history. In judging whether objects are owned, people may assume that artifacts (e.g.,…

  18. Survivability via Control Objectives

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    CAMPBELL,PHILIP L.

    2000-08-11

    Control objectives open an additional front in the survivability battle. A given set of control objectives is valuable if it represents good practices, it is complete (it covers all the necessary areas), and it is auditable. CobiT and BS 7799 are two examples of control objective sets.

  19. Presentation on Instructional Objectives

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    Naz, Bibi Asia

    2009-01-01

    "Learning can be defined as change in a student's capacity for performance as a result of experience" (Kenneth D. Moore). The intended changes should be specified in instructional objectives. Viewed in this context, an objective can be defined as a clear and unambiguous description of your instructional intent. An objective is not a statement of…

  20. [Behavioral Objectives in English.

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    Meade, Richard; And Others

    1970-01-01

    This edition of the "Virginia English Bulletin" is devoted primarily to articles about behavioral objectives and the teaching of English. In "Behavioral Objectives for English?" Richard A. Meade argues that these objectives ought to include the acquisition not only of skills and knowledge but also of understandings, insights, and feelings. He also…

  1. OBJECT RECOGNITION: BEYOND VISION

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    Weina Ge

    Object recognition, a difficult and long-lasting research topic about how machines can distinguish and identify different objects as we human beings do, has been extensively stud- ied in the computer vision community. Although a substan- tial amount of effort has been made through the decades, the ultimate goal of fully automatic recognition for general objects has not yet been accomplished

  2. The society of objects

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    Mario Tokoro

    1994-01-01

    In this paper, I will first review the notions of objects and concurrent objects and discuss their main roles. Then, I will introduce two observations on our current computer systems and explain why we need an evolved notion of objects, which we call uut0num014~ agents, to describe open and distributed systems. An autonomous agent is a software individual that reacts

  3. Objects in Motion

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    Damonte, Kathleen

    2004-01-01

    One thing scientists study is how objects move. A famous scientist named Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727) spent a lot of time observing objects in motion and came up with three laws that describe how things move. This explanation only deals with the first of his three laws of motion. Newton's First Law of Motion says that moving objects will continue…

  4. Radiological Characterization and Final Facility Status Report Tritium Research Laboratory

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    Garcia, T.B.; Gorman, T.P.

    1996-08-01

    This document contains the specific radiological characterization information on Building 968, the Tritium Research Laboratory (TRL) Complex and Facility. We performed the characterization as outlined in its Radiological Characterization Plan. The Radiological Characterization and Final Facility Status Report (RC&FFSR) provides historic background information on each laboratory within the TRL complex as related to its original and present radiological condition. Along with the work outlined in the Radiological Characterization Plan (RCP), we performed a Radiological Soils Characterization, Radiological and Chemical Characterization of the Waste Water Hold-up System including all drains, and a Radiological Characterization of the Building 968 roof ventilation system. These characterizations will provide the basis for the Sandia National Laboratory, California (SNL/CA) Site Termination Survey .Plan, when appropriate.

  5. Lensless object scanning holography for diffuse objects

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    García, Javier; Ferreira, Carlos; Micó, Vicente

    2013-04-01

    Recently proposed, Lensless Object Scanning Holography (LOSH) is a fully lensless method, capable of improving image quality in digital Fourier holography applied to reflective objects, and involving a very simplified experimental setup. LOSH is based on the recording and digital post-processing of a set of digital lensless Fourier transform holograms which finally results in a synthetic image with improved resolution, field of view (FOV), signal-to-noise ratio (SNR), and depth of field (DOF). In this paper, LOSH is expanded to the case of diffuse-based objects. Now, the speckle can affect the resolution and it will not be a function of only the size of the aperture. The fact of increasing the aperture can produce the decrease of the size of the speckle. Moreover, there is an overlapping of speckles of the successive images. Different kinds of digital processing can be applied to obtain the final synthetic image. Among them, partial coherent processing, arising from the incoherent sum of several sets of images coherently added, provides the best improvement in the resolution and also in the SNR due to partial averaging of the speckles. Experimental results for a diffuse object are presented for different kinds of digital processing.

  6. Vehicle and object models for robust tracking in traffic scenes using laser range images

    Microsoft Academic Search

    K. Furstenberg; K. Dietmayer

    2002-01-01

    Detection and modeling of dynamic traffic scenes around a, driving passenger car is the long-term aim of the research project ARGOS at the University of Ulm. Each object close to the own car should be modeled and tracked using a specific individual dynamic model. The object classification is based on the geometric outlines and the dynamic behavior. For any sensor

  7. The Application of the Unified Modeling Language in Object-Oriented Analysis of Healthcare Information Systems

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    Vinod Aggarwal

    2002-01-01

    This paper concerns itself with the beneficial effects of the Unified Modeling Language (UML), a nonproprietary object modeling standard, in specifying, visualizing, constructing, documenting, and communicating the model of a healthcare information system from the user's perspective. The author outlines the process of object-oriented analysis (OOA) using the UML and illustrates this with healthcare examples to demonstrate the practicality of

  8. Spectrum-Based Object Detection and Tracking Technique for Digital Video Surveillance

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    Vishnyakov, B.; Vizilter, Y.; Knyaz, V.

    2012-08-01

    This paper presents a motion detection and object tracking technique for digital video surveillance applications. Motion analysis algorithms are based on processing of multiple-regression pseudospectrums. Complete object detection and tracking scheme is described. Results of testing on public PETS and ETISEO test beds are outlined.

  9. Early object relations into new objects.

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    Downey, T W

    2001-01-01

    Two strands of change are suggested by this review, one maturational, the other therapeutic or developmental (Hartmann and Kris, 1945). By "maturational" I mean to suggest energies that infuse the individual from earliest life in a manner that includes object relations, but for the healthy exercise of which object relations per se need not be of central and crucial importance. Within wide limits such energies may be delayed until growth conditions prevail without significant distortion of certain of the organism's ego functions. Therapeutic change is analogous to developmental change in that both involve the crucial presence of another to release energies. In therapeutic change these are energies that have been repressed beyond the reach of developmental dynamics. In everyday development crisis and synthesis alternate in conjunction with new and emerging objects to add to the psychological structures brought to the fore by maturation. In many instances, as we see with John, over time and in a less focussed manner, developmental changes can approximate therapeutic change and visa versa. Freud-Dann in their "experiment" pursued one line, in which the equipmental delay brought on by extremely adverse living circumstances was redressed by providing an interpersonally enriching, loving, developmentally facilitating milieu. The sketches of individual children and John's subsequent story provide a perspective into what becomes the stuff of growth and what remains the stuff of neurosis. The developmental reserves and ego resilience of these children were impressive but probably not extraordinary. Usual growth ensued as soon as they were provided with the rich soil of Bulldogs Bank instead of the desert sand of the Tereszin concentration camp. However, no one can escape such adverse circumstances without having taken in the stuff of neurosis. Affects and percepts that were not assimilatable or even available to consciousness at the time remain buried in the unconscious. Pain deprived of meaning is buried as neurosis. As we see in John's story, experience that cannot be integrated at the time is locked away from whatever developmental progression has occurred. Intolerable affects and ideas require particular circumstances of object relation and verbalization such as are found in the context of psychoanalysis and arrived at through psychoanalytic interpretation. Or, as in John's case, they may give way only slowly and irregularly over long stretches of time, when subjected to life experiences in the company of new object relations. Broadly stated, the Freud-Dann paper helps us to appreciate that there are several pathways of protection and growth in the ego that involve the discovery or construction of new objects. Family-romance fantasies are a common manifestation of new-object phenomena. Transitional object phenomena are also related. For some individuals at a particular time or over a span of time, providing the right circumstances for the resumption of maturational and developmental growth is all it takes to make them whole. Changes in the adaptive ego are sufficient to alleviate the conflicts stemming from the neurotic ego. For others, depending upon the degree of their neurotic impairment, or for the same individual under other circumstances, therapeutic change in the deepest sense demands the relatively unconditional presence of the interactive and interpreting other. Children of the storm who come in for shelter and warmth may thrive, but they also require a means of getting at the storm in their core that has been internalized as part of the ego's survival mechanism. What can be extracted from the poignant story of the Bulldogs Bank children about current child-analytic technique? The psychoanalytic piano now may be more formally conceptualized as having white as well as black keys. Most analyses, adult and child, have been conducted as though the "black keys"--pressure to mastery through repetition and its subsequent interpretation in relation to the transference--were the sole agents of the

  10. LABORATORY I ELECTRIC FIELDS AND FORCES

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    Minnesota, University of

    LABORATORY I ELECTRIC FIELDS AND FORCES Lab I - 1 The most fundamental forces are characterized as "action-at-a-distance". This means that an object can exert a force on another object that is not in contact with it. You have already learned about the gravitational force, which is of this type. You

  11. 1MIT Lincoln Laboratory MIT Lincoln Laboratory

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    Clancy, Ted

    Systems #12;5MIT Lincoln Laboratory Space Surveillance Example Research Areas Asteroid Detection Bio and Decision Support (Secure ­ Countermeasure Resistant) Space Control Air and Missile Defense Technology · About the Laboratory ­ Overview ­ Research Areas ­ Demographics · The MQP program ­ Logistics

  12. Objects in the Sky

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    Miss Saltsman

    2010-04-01

    What are objects that can be seen in the sky during the day? Alabama Course of Study Science Gr K Objective 10: Identify objects observed in the day sky with the unaided eye, including the sun, clouds, moon, and rainbows. What can you see during the day? clouds 1, clouds 2 writeInsertLink('projectBody','clouds 2'); Moon writeInsertLink('projectBody','Moon'); Rainbow writeInsertLink('projectBody','Rainbow'); sunrise writeInsertLink('projectBody','sunrise'); ...

  13. Object race detection

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    Christoph von Praun; Thomas R. Gross

    2001-01-01

    We present an on-the-fly mechanism that detects access conflicts in executions of multi-threaded Java programs. Access conflicts are a conservative approximation of data races. The checker tracks access information at the level of objects (object races) rather than at the level of individual variables. This viewpoint allows the checker to exploit specific properties of object-oriented programs for optimization by restricting

  14. Objective quality measures assessment

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    Leachtenauer, Jon C.

    2002-07-01

    A study was performed to assess the ability of five objective quality measures to predict perceptual quality difference ratings. The objective measures included peak signal-to-noise ratio (PSNR), root-mean-square error (RMSE), maximum absolute difference (MAD), the Image Quality Metric (IQM), and the just-noticeable-difference (JND) metric. Perceptual difference ratings used the National Image Interpretability Rating Scale (NIIRS). NIIRS data from four previous studies of bandwidth compression and image processing were compared to values of the five objective measures to determine whether any of the objective metrics could be used as a substitute for the labor-intensive NIIRS ratings.

  15. Materials in Nanotechnology Laboratory

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    This laboratory course is provided by Nano4Me.org, a product of the National Center for Nanotechnology Applications and Career Knowledge (NACK Center) which is based at the Penn State College of Engineering and is funded through the National Science Foundation's Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program. The six labs available here focus on materials in Nanotechnology. The labs are titled Block Copolymers, Colloidal Gold Nanoparticles, Solar Cells, Ni Nanowires, Silicon Nanowires, and Statistical Process Control. These labs can be used in conjunction in a course, or individually as needed by the teacher. Each lab should include an objective, background information, detailed procedure, charts and tables, and follow-up questions. This resource, along with all resources from the NACK Center, require a fast, easy, free log-in to access their materials

  16. DOE BES/DMS Materials Science and Engineering/Frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory Dept. of Materials and Engineering and Materials

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    Zuo, Jian-Min "Jim"

    DOE BES/DMS Materials Science and Engineering/Frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory J. M/DMS Materials Science and Engineering/Frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory #12;DOE BES/DMS Materials Science and Engineering/Frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory Outline of This Lecture I. Electron

  17. LAWRENCE BERKELEY NATIONAL LABORATORY F U T U R E T E C H N O L O G I E S G R O U P

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    LAWRENCE BERKELEY NATIONAL LABORATORY F U T U R E T E C H N O L O G I E S G R O U P 1 Resource Carter, Leonid Oliker, John Shalf, Katherine Yelick Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) National I E S G R O U P LAWRENCE BERKELEY NATIONAL LABORATORY Outline 1. Background 2. LBMHD 3. Previous

  18. LAWRENCE BERKELEY NATIONAL LABORATORY F U T U R E T E C H N O L O G I E S G R O U P

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    LAWRENCE BERKELEY NATIONAL LABORATORY F U T U R E T E C H N O L O G I E S G R O U P 1 Lattice Oliker, John Shalf, Katherine Yelick Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) National Energy O U P LAWRENCE BERKELEY NATIONAL LABORATORY Outline 1. LBMHD 2. Auto-tuning LMBHD on Multicore SMPs

  19. LAWRENCE BERKELEY NATIONAL LABORATORY F U T U R E T E C H N O L O G I E S G R O U P

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    LAWRENCE BERKELEY NATIONAL LABORATORY F U T U R E T E C H N O L O G I E S G R O U P s-Step Krylov Lijewski1, Ann Almgren1, Brian Van Straalen1, James Demmel2 1 1Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 2 LAWRENCE BERKELEY NATIONAL LABORATORY Outline ! Introduction to AMR MG ! Bottlenecks in MG Solvers ! s

  20. Laboratory for Extraterrestrial Physics

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    Vondrak, Richard R. (Technical Monitor)

    2001-01-01

    The NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) Laboratory for Extraterrestrial Physics (LEP) performs experimental and theoretical research on the heliosphere, the interstellar medium, and the magnetospheres and upper atmospheres of the planets, including Earth. LEP space scientists investigate the structure and dynamics of the magnetospheres of the planets including Earth. Their research programs encompass the magnetic fields intrinsic to many planetary bodies as well as their charged-particle environments and plasma-wave emissions. The LEP also conducts research into the nature of planetary ionospheres and their coupling to both the upper atmospheres and their magnetospheres. Finally, the LEP carries out a broad-based research program in heliospheric physics covering the origins of the solar wind, its propagation outward through the solar system all the way to its termination where it encounters the local interstellar medium. Special emphasis is placed on the study of solar coronal mass ejections (CME's), shock waves, and the structure and properties of the fast and slow solar wind. LEP planetary scientists study the chemistry and physics of planetary stratospheres and tropospheres and of solar system bodies including meteorites, asteroids, comets, and planets. The LEP conducts a focused program in astronomy, particularly in the infrared and in short as well as very long radio wavelengths. We also perform an extensive program of laboratory research, including spectroscopy and physical chemistry related to astronomical objects. The Laboratory proposes, develops, fabricates, and integrates experiments on Earth-orbiting, planetary, and heliospheric spacecraft to measure the characteristics of planetary atmospheres and magnetic fields, and electromagnetic fields and plasmas in space. We design and develop spectrometric instrumentation for continuum and spectral line observations in the x-ray, gamma-ray, infrared, and radio regimes; these are flown on spacecraft to study the interplanetary medium, asteroids, comets, and planets. Suborbital sounding rockets and groundbased observing platforms form an integral part of these research activities. This report covers the period from approximately October 1999 through September 2000.

  1. Setting up an ancient DNA laboratory.

    PubMed

    Fulton, Tara L

    2012-01-01

    Entering into the world of ancient DNA research is nontrivial. Because the DNA in most ancient specimens is degraded to some extent, the potential for contamination of ancient samples and DNA extracts with modern DNA is considerable. To minimize the risk associated with working with ancient DNA, experimental protocols specific to handling ancient specimens have been introduced. Here, I outline the challenges associated with working with ancient DNA and describe guidelines for setting up a new ancient DNA laboratory. I also discuss steps that can be taken at the sample collection and preparation stage to minimize the potential for contamination with exogenous sources of DNA. PMID:22237515

  2. ECE 410 Course Outline Spring 2008 # Date Day Topic Reading HW/Lab

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    Mason, Andrew

    ECE 410 Course Outline Spring 2008 # Date Day Topic Reading HW/Lab 1 1/7/08 Mon Intro, Syllabus -No Class Lab1 br-rpt 7 1/23/08 Wed CMOS Fabrication 4.1-4.3 HW 1 8 1/25/08 Fri CMOS Process Flow 4 Layout Techniques, Heirarchical Design 5.3-5.6 HW 2 11 2/1/08 Fri Top-Down Design notes Lab3 c/o 12 2

  3. Processing strategies for enhanced resistance to impact fracture of thin small-outline packages

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    Seong-Min Lee

    2003-01-01

    The cracking potential of TSOPs (thin small-outline packages) was estimated under impact loading, similar to the process that\\u000a triggers TSOP fracture during the mold ejection process of plastic-encapsulated microelectronic packaging. It was found that\\u000a the susceptibility of TSOPs to impact-induced damage is more influenced by the existence of residual stresses than surface\\u000a defects of the die, which result from the

  4. CHEM 1009-40248 GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY I

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    Findley, Gary L.

    CHEM 1009-40248 GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY I Fall 2010 2:00 - 2:50 pm, Tu, CNSB 343 (Prelab) 3.ulm.edu/~findley COURSE Content: A laboratory course to accompany CHEM 1007. Goals/ Objectives: Mastery of selected laboratory methods that illustrate principles introduced in General Chemistry I (CHEM 1007). REQUIREMENTS

  5. CHEM 1009-40246 GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY I

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    Findley, Gary L.

    CHEM 1009-40246 GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY I Fall 2014 2:00 - 2:50 pm, M, CNSB 343 (Prelab) 3.ulm.edu/~findley COURSE Content: A laboratory course to accompany CHEM 1007. Goals/ Objectives: Mastery of selected laboratory methods that illustrate principles introduced in General Chemistry I (CHEM 1007). REQUIREMENTS

  6. CHEM 1009-40246 GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY I

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    Findley, Gary L.

    CHEM 1009-40246 GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY I Fall 2013 2:00 - 2:50 pm, M, SUGAR 254 (Prelab) 3.ulm.edu/~findley COURSE Content: A laboratory course to accompany CHEM 1007. Goals/ Objectives: Mastery of selected laboratory methods that illustrate principles introduced in General Chemistry I (CHEM 1007). REQUIREMENTS

  7. CHEM 1009-40253 GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY I

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    Findley, Gary L.

    CHEM 1009-40253 GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY I Fall 2012 2:00 - 2:50 pm, Th, SUGAR 254 (Prelab) 3.ulm.edu/~findley COURSE Content: A laboratory course to accompany CHEM 1007. Goals/ Objectives: Mastery of selected laboratory methods that illustrate principles introduced in General Chemistry I (CHEM 1007). REQUIREMENTS

  8. CHEM 1009-60231 GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY I

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    Findley, Gary L.

    CHEM 1009-60231 GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY I Spring 2014 2:00 - 2:50 pm, M, CNSB 100 (Prelab) 3.ulm.edu/~findley COURSE Content: A laboratory course to accompany CHEM 1007. Goals/ Objectives: Mastery of selected laboratory methods that illustrate principles introduced in General Chemistry I (CHEM 1007). REQUIREMENTS

  9. CHEM 1009-60231, 60232 GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY I

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    Findley, Gary L.

    CHEM 1009-60231, 60232 GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY I Spring 2012 2:00 - 2:50 pm, M (Prelab) CNSB@ulm.edu webpage: www.ulm.edu/~watson www.ulm.edu/~findley COURSE Content: A laboratory course to accompany CHEM 1007. Goals/ Objectives: Mastery of selected laboratory methods that illustrate principles introduced

  10. CHEM 103-03 INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY LABORATORY I

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    Findley, Gary L.

    CHEM 103-03 INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY LABORATORY I Spring 2009 2:00 - 2:50 pm, W, CNSB 144 (Prelab) 3.ulm.edu/~findley COURSE Content: A laboratory course to accompany CHEM 101. Goals/ Objectives: Mastery of selected laboratory methods that illustrate principles covered in Introductory Chemistry I (CHEM 101). REQUIREMENTS

  11. CHEM 1009-60231 GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY I

    E-print Network

    Findley, Gary L.

    CHEM 1009-60231 GENERAL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY I Spring 2013 2:00 - 2:50 pm, M, SUGAR 305 (Prelab) 3.ulm.edu/~findley COURSE Content: A laboratory course to accompany CHEM 1007. Goals/ Objectives: Mastery of selected laboratory methods that illustrate principles introduced in General Chemistry I (CHEM 1007). REQUIREMENTS

  12. Proceedings Engineering Distributed Objects

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    Emmerich, Wolfgang

    27 Supporting Reliable Evolution of Distributed Objects Jonathan E. Cook and Jeffrey A. Dage 34 and Robert Godin 84 Protocol-Based Runtime Monitoring of Dynamic Distributed Systems Andreas Grünbacher Moss 141 A Software Architecture for A Real Time Data Distributed Objects System Neil Roodyn 142 #12

  13. Learning Objects for Electronics

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    This web site, hosted by Gateway Technical College, houses several learning objects and lectures using Flash animations and Camtasia videos in the following electronics topic areas: DC/AC ciruits, digital electronics, electronic devices, transistor fundamentals, op amp fundamentals, electronic workbench fundamentals, electronic circuit analysis and multi-simulation. This is a great fundamental source for learn objects in the field of electronics.

  14. Anthropological objects and negation

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Marie-Jeanne Borel

    1992-01-01

    Ever since Kant, the possibility of having objects of knowledge has been one of the most basic anthropological questions (“what can I know?”). For the logician, the linguist, or the semiologist who studies natural language, negation is one of these objects. However, as an operation and as a symbol, it has the paradoxical property of not being able to be

  15. Actions on Objects

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Michael L. Connell

    2001-01-01

    When thinking of reasoning, problem solving, communication, and connecting related ideas, the tool of choice in nearly every discipline is the microcomputer. Furthermore, unlike the traditional calculator, the modern classroom computer has an unparalleled ability to implement both graphical and procedural components of mathematics understanding in a single unified object. By students' creation and utilization of mathematically relevant computer-based objects,

  16. [Management By Objectives Program.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    South Dakota State Dept. of Public Instruction, Pierre.

    This booklet is a compilation of management objectives for all units and professional staff members in the South Dakota Department of Public Instruction. Prepared by each professional employee in the department, the objectives seek to define priorities, to define key elements of each job, to establish limits on the employees total time and…

  17. Do We Know What Inappropriate Laboratory Utilization Is? A Systematic Review of Laboratory Clinical Audits

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Carl van Walraven; C. David Naylor

    1998-01-01

    Objective.— Laboratory utilization has steadily increased, and some studies suggest inappropriate utilization. Therefore, we wished to assess studies that measure inappropriate laboratory use in light of methodological criteria. Design.— Systematic review of published studies. Data Sources.— MEDLINE, HEALTHSTAR, and EMBASE databases were searched from 1966 to September 1997 using a broad and inclusive strategy with no language restriction. In addition,

  18. Locating underwater objects. [technology transfer

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    Grice, C. F.

    1974-01-01

    Underwater search operations are considered to be engineering and operational problems. A process for proper definition of the problem and selection of instrumentation and operational procedures is described. An outline of underwater search instrumentation and techniques is given.

  19. Basic Laboratory Skills. Training Module 5.300.2.77.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Kirkwood Community Coll., Cedar Rapids, IA.

    This document is an instructional module package prepared in objective form for use by an instructor familiar with the basic chemical and microbiological laboratory equipment and procedures used in water and wastewater treatment plant laboratories. Included are objectives, instructor guides, student handouts and transparency masters. This module…

  20. Movement of Celestial Objects (title provided or enhanced by cataloger)

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    This Classroom Connectors lesson plan teaches the basic concepts of celestial mechanics, including perihelion and aphelion, the expanding universe, and gravity. The site provides goals, objectives, an outline, time required, materials, activities, and closure ideas for the lesson. The Classroom Connectors address content with an activity approach while incorporating themes necessary to raise the activity to a higher cognition level. The major motivation is to employ instructional strategies that bring the students physically and mentally into touch with the science they are studying.

  1. Purdue Solar Energy Utilization Laboratory

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    Agrawal, Rakesh [Purdue] [Purdue

    2014-01-21

    The objective of this project is to establish and set-up a laboratory that will facilitate research and development of new low-cost and high-efficiency solar energy utilization technologies at Purdue University. The outcome will help spur the creation of solar energy start-up companies and eventually a solar energy industry in Indiana that can help fulfill the growing national demand for solar energy.

  2. The andrology laboratory in an Assisted Reproductive Technologies program. Quality assurance and laboratory methodology.

    PubMed

    Muller, C H

    1992-01-01

    Assuring the highest possible quality of care to the patient is the first goal of the andrology laboratory. Quality control and quality assurance as they apply to the andrology laboratory are outlined, and special problems in quality control for sperm function assays are addressed. An example of the patient review process is presented. Quality of care also depends on the ability of the laboratory to perform appropriate tests of sperm function that can diagnose sperm defects, predict success or failure of in vitro fertilization, and lead to rational therapies for sperm dysfunctions. Methods for, and diagnostic value of, sperm swim-out, enhanced sperm penetration assays, acrosome reaction assessment, motility analysis of capacitating sperm, and sperm-zona binding assays are reviewed. No single test, other than in vitro fertilization itself, is capable of providing a complete diagnosis or a highly accurate prediction. A battery of sperm function tests, arranged in an algorithm, is presented as a theoretically better approach. PMID:1429216

  3. RADCAL Operations Manual Radiation Calibration Laboratory Protocol

    SciTech Connect

    Bogard, J.S.

    1998-12-01

    The Life Sciences Division (LSD) of Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has a long record of radiation dosimetry research, primarily using the Health Physics Research Reactor (HPRR) and the Radiation Calibration Laboratory (RADCAL) in its Dosimetry Applications Research (DOSAR) Program. These facilities have been used by a broad segment of the research community to perform a variety of experiments in areas including, but not limited to, radiobiology, radiation dosimeter and instrumentation development and calibration, and the testing of materials in a variety of radiation environments. Operations of the HPRR were terminated in 1987 and the reactor was moved to storage at the Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant; however, RADCAL will continue to be operated in accordance with the guidelines of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Secondary Calibration Laboratory program and will meet all requirements for testing dosimeters under the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP). This manual is to serve as the primary instruction and operation manual for the Oak Ridge National Laboratory's RADCAL facility. Its purpose is to (1) provide operating protocols for the RADCAL facility, (2) outline the organizational structure, (3) define the Quality Assurance Action Plan, and (4) describe all the procedures, operations, and responsibilities for the safe and proper operation of all routine aspects of the calibration facility.

  4. Conceptual object-oriented design

    SciTech Connect

    Whiting, M.A.

    1990-10-01

    Conceptual object-oriented design (COOD) is a methodology that is being used at the Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) to study, plan, specify, and document high-level solutions to large-scale information processing problems. COOD embodies aspects of object-oriented program design philosophy (which is being applied to the implementation design of software) to provide enhanced tools and techniques for conceptual design. COOD is targeted at the phase of software development following requirements analysis and prior to implementation or detailed design. This step is necessary, particularly for large-scale information processing systems to achieve the following: allow designers to conceptually work out solutions to information processing problems where innovative thinking is required, allow a structured environment in which to capture design products, and provide a global view of the conceptual solution in an understandable form to the implementors of the solution. This will facilitate their detailed design efforts. The product of COOD is a conceptual design specification.'' This specification is delivered to an implementation team to assist the detailed design process, yet is not a software specification in and of itself.

  5. Outline What is Machine Learning? The Vapnik-Chervonenkis Dimension Probabilistic Learning Potential Learnability VCD and THE VAPNIK-

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    Simovici, Dan A.

    Outline What is Machine Learning? The Vapnik-Chervonenkis Dimension Probabilistic Learning, Doctoral Summer School Iasi, Romania 1 #12;Outline What is Machine Learning? The Vapnik-Chervonenkis Dimension Probabilistic Learning Potential Learnability VCD and What is Machine Learning? The Vapnik

  6. Outline Background Definitions Fibonacci in Groups and Rings Fibonacci in the R world Fibonacci in Groups and Rings

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    Hill, Mike

    for Spreading the Hindu-Arabic numeral system in Europe The Fibonacci numbers #12;Outline Background Definitions Fibonacci in Groups and Rings Fibonacci in the R world The Fibonacci Numbers #12;Outline Background Definitions Fibonacci in Groups and Rings Fibonacci in the R world The Fibonacci Numbers 0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8

  7. Aircraft Fuel, Fuel Metering, Induction and Exhaust Systems (Course Outline), Aviation Mechanics (Power Plant): 9057.02.

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    Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.

    This document presents an outline for a 135-hour course designed to help the trainee gain the skills and knowledge necessary to become an aviation powerplant mechanic. The course outlines the theory of operation of various fuel systems, fuel metering, induction, and exhaust system components with an emphasis on troubleshooting, maintenance, and…

  8. Aircraft Wood Structures, Covering and Finishing Methods (Course Outline), Aviation Mechanics 2 (Air Frame): 9065.01.

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    Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.

    This document presents an outline for a 135-hour course designed to familiarize the student with aircraft wood structures and related Federal Aviation Agency requirements. Topics outlined are identification of defects on wood samples, defining terms used on wood structures, inspecting wood structure together with servicing and repair of wood…

  9. Plant Growth and Development: An Outline for a Unit Structured Around the Life Cycle of Rapid-Cycling Brassica Rapa.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Becker, Wayne M.

    This outline is intended for use in a unit of 10-12 lectures on plant growth and development at the introductory undergraduate level as part of a course on organismal biology. The series of lecture outlines is structured around the life cycle of rapid-cycling Brassica rapa (RCBr). The unit begins with three introductory lectures on general plant…

  10. Are there hyperentropic objects?

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    Bekenstein, Jacob D. [Racah Institute of Physics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Givat Ram, Jerusalem 91904 (Israel) and Jefferson Physical Laboratory, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 (United States)

    2004-12-15

    By treating the Hawking radiation as a system in thermal equilibrium, Marolf and Sorkin have argued that hyperentropic objects (those violating the entropy bounds) would be emitted profusely with the radiation, thus opening a loophole in black hole based arguments for such entropy bounds. We demonstrate, on kinetic grounds, that hyperentropic objects could be formed only extremely slowly and so would be rare in the Hawking radiance, thus contributing negligibly to its entropy. The arguments based on the generalized second law of thermodynamics then rule out weakly self-gravitating hyperentropic objects and a class of strongly self-gravitating ones.

  11. Are there hyperentropic objects ?

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    Jacob D. Bekenstein

    2004-10-10

    By treating the Hawking radiation as a system in thermal equilibrium, Marolf and R. Sorkin have argued that hyperentropic objects (those violating the entropy bounds) would be emitted profusely with the radiation, thus opening a loophole in black hole based arguments for such entropy bounds. We demonstrate, on kinetic grounds, that hyperentropic objects could only be formed extremely slowly, and so would be rare in the Hawking radiance, thus contributing negligibly to its entropy. The arguments based on the generalized second law of thermodynamics then rule out weakly self-gravitating hyperentropic objects and a class of strongly self-gravitating ones.

  12. Are there hyperentropic objects ?

    E-print Network

    Bekenstein, J D

    2004-01-01

    By treating the Hawking radiation as a system in thermal equilibrium, Marolf and R. Sorkin have argued that hyperentropic objects (those violating the entropy bounds) would be emitted profusely with the radiation, thus opening a loophole in black hole based arguments for such entropy bounds. We demonstrate, on kinetic grounds, that hyperentropic objects could only be formed extremely slowly, and so would be rare in the Hawking radiance, thus contributing negligibly to its entropy. The arguments based on the generalized second law of thermodynamics then rule out weakly self-gravitating hyperentropic objects and a class of strongly self-gravitating ones.

  13. Measurement of Object Relations

    PubMed Central

    SMITH, THOMAS E.

    1993-01-01

    Although object relations theories are increasingly prominent in the psychoanalytic and psychotherapeutic literature, efforts to study these phenomena empirically remain in their infancy. Researchers interested in studying intrapsychic processes have nonetheless attempted to assess levels of object relatedness, and several reports have documented both construct and predictive validity. This literature is reviewed, with special emphasis on the difficulties involved in the development of assessment instruments. The author summarizes reliability and validity data on the most widely used instruments in an effort to provide general guidelines for researchers interested in developing strategies for measuring object relations. PMID:22700124

  14. Laboratory 11 Control Systems Laboratory ECE3557 Laboratory 11

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    in this laboratory is illustrated. For this laboratory, the servo is used in the high gear ratio configuration (refer state feedback controller for endpoint position control in the face of flexibility effects for a flexible joint mounted on the SRV-02DC servomotor. For this, we will use the state space model

  15. SPINS: standardized protein NMR storage. A data dictionary and object-oriented relational database for archiving protein NMR spectra.

    PubMed

    Baran, Michael C; Moseley, Hunter N B; Sahota, Gurmukh; Montelione, Gaetano T

    2002-10-01

    Modern protein NMR spectroscopy laboratories have a rapidly growing need for an easily queried local archival system of raw experimental NMR datasets. SPINS (Standardized ProteIn Nmr Storage) is an object-oriented relational database that provides facilities for high-volume NMR data archival, organization of analyses, and dissemination of results to the public domain by automatic preparation of the header files required for submission of data to the BioMagResBank (BMRB). The current version of SPINS coordinates the process from data collection to BMRB deposition of raw NMR data by standardizing and integrating the storage and retrieval of these data in a local laboratory file system. Additional facilities include a data mining query tool, graphical database administration tools, and a NMRStar v2. 1.1 file generator. SPINS also includes a user-friendly internet-based graphical user interface, which is optionally integrated with Varian VNMR NMR data collection software. This paper provides an overview of the data model underlying the SPINS database system, a description of its implementation in Oracle, and an outline of future plans for the SPINS project. PMID:12495027

  16. [Future roles of clinical laboratories and clinical laboratory technologists in university hospitals].

    PubMed

    Yokota, Hiromitsu; Yatomi, Yutaka

    2013-08-01

    Clinical laboratories in university hospitals should be operated with a good balance of medical practice, education, research, and management. The role of a clinical laboratory is to promptly provide highly reliable laboratory data to satisfy the needs of clinicians involved in medical practice and health maintenance of patients. Improvement and maintenance of the quality of the laboratory staff and environment are essential to achieve this goal. In order to implement these requirements efficiently, an appropriate quality management system should be introduced and established, and evaluated objectively by a third party (e.g. by obtaining ISO 15189 certification). ISO 15189 is an international standard regarding the quality and competence of clinical laboratories, and specifies a review of the efficient operational system and technical requirements such as competence in implementing practical tests and calibration. This means the results of laboratory tests reported by accredited laboratories withstand any international evaluation, which is very important to assure the future importance of the existence and management of clinical laboratories as well as internationalization of medical practice. "Education" and "research" have important implications in addition to "medical practice" and "management", as the roles that clinical laboratories should play in university hospitals. University hospital laboratories should be operated by keeping these four factors in good balance. Why are "education" and "research" required in addition to "medical practice" services? If individual clinical laboratory technologists can provide an appropriate response to this question, the importance of the existence of clinical laboratories would be reinforced, without being compromised. PMID:24218765

  17. Statistical Object Recognition

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    Wells, William M. III

    1993-01-01

    Two formulations of model-based object recognition are described. MAP Model Matching evaluates joint hypotheses of match and pose, while Posterior Marginal Pose Estimation evaluates the pose only. Local search in pose ...

  18. Introduction Object Tracking

    E-print Network

    Anderson, Charles H.

    ;Introduction ­ Vehicle Tracking Object Track vehicles on a highway Count them Implementation Real-time OpenCV with Shadow Detection" OpenCV implementation (without shadow detection) #12;Theory ­ Segmentation Background

  19. Quantum origins of objectivity

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    Horodecki, R.; Korbicz, J. K.; Horodecki, P.

    2015-03-01

    In spite of all of its successes, quantum mechanics leaves us with a central problem: How does nature create a bridge from fragile quanta to the objective world of everyday experience? Here we find that a basic structure within quantum mechanics that leads to the perceived objectivity is a so-called spectrum broadcast structure. We uncover this based on minimal assumptions, without referring to any dynamical details or a concrete model. More specifically, working formally within the decoherence theory setting with multiple environments (called quantum Darwinism), we show how a crucial for quantum mechanics notion of nondisturbance due to Bohr [N. Bohr, Phys. Rev. 48, 696 (1935), 10.1103/PhysRev.48.696] and a natural definition of objectivity lead to a canonical structure of a quantum system-environment state, reflecting objective information records about the system stored in the environment.

  20. Reverse engineering object recognition

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    Cox, David Daniel

    2007-01-01

    Any given object in the world can cast an effectively infinite number of different images onto the retina, depending on its position relative to the viewer, the configuration of light sources, and the presence of other ...

  1. Laboratory for Atmospheric and

    E-print Network

    Mojzsis, Stephen J.

    Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics Activity Report 2012 University of Colorado at Boulder from the Naval Research Center and the Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratory (now the Phillips Laboratory), the University of Colorado formed a research group called the Upper Air Laboratory (UAL

  2. HP Laboratories 2/18/96 Tapu:Documents:Giordano Beretta:Research:NIP 95:Small Poster

    E-print Network

    Beretta, Giordano

    HP Laboratories 2/18/96 Tapu:Documents:Giordano Beretta:Research:NIP 95:Small Poster Implementing:Research:NIP 95:Small Poster Outline · Background for the standard · Data representation · The color facsimile Laboratories 2/18/96 Tapu:Documents:Giordano Beretta:Research:NIP 95:Small Poster Four categories of business

  3. Veterinary Neurobiology Learning Objects

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    Provided by the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, this page’s learning objects are available for veterinary students and faculty to enhance their understanding of animal neurobiology. Covering canine pain pathways, nociceptor response, and vestibular nerves, each individual Macromedia Flash file is available for use on the web or for download to the user’s desktop. The objects not only use interactive learning components, but also include specific, labeled diagrams of the anatomy being studied.

  4. Principal VASIMR Results and Present Objectives

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Tim W. Glover; Franklin R. Chang Diaz; Jared P. Squire; Verlin P. Jacobson; D. Gregory Chavers; Mark D. Carter

    2005-01-01

    Principal achievements of the Variable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket (VASIMR) project at the NASA Johnson Space Center’s Advanced Space Propulsion Laboratory (ASPL) are reviewed and objectives for continuing development are described. The evolution of the VASIMR design from the 1994 concept to the present device is summarized. In its present configuration (VX-10), the VASIMR device consists of a 10 kW

  5. Reflectance and Shape from Image Sequence of a Rotating Object

    E-print Network

    Little, Jim

    Reflectance and Shape from Image Sequence of a Rotating Object Jiping Lu & Jim Little Laboratory require that the reflectance function, the mapping from surface orientation to image brightness, be known or be in some particular form. In this paper we show that the reflectance function of a rotating object illu

  6. Multispectral image analysis for improved space object characterization

    Microsoft Academic Search

    William Glass; Michael J. Duggin; Raymond A. Motes; Keith A. Bush; Meiling Klein

    2009-01-01

    The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) is studying the application and utility of various ground-based and space-based optical sensors for improving surveillance of space objects in both Low Earth Orbit (LEO) and Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO). This information can be used to improve our catalog of space objects and will be helpful in the resolution of satellite anomalies. At present,

  7. A Systematic Approach to Learning Object Segmentation from Motion

    E-print Network

    Kaelbling, Leslie Pack

    to apply the techniques of machine learning to the object segmentation problem, a reliable sourceA Systematic Approach to Learning Object Segmentation from Motion Michael G. Ross and Leslie Pack Kaelbling {mgross,lpk}@csail.mit.edu MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory

  8. Self-Motion Impairs Multiple-Object Tracking

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Thomas, Laura E.; Seiffert, Adriane E.

    2010-01-01

    Investigations of multiple-object tracking aim to further our understanding of how people perform common activities such as driving in traffic. However, tracking tasks in the laboratory have overlooked a crucial component of much real-world object tracking: self-motion. We investigated the hypothesis that keeping track of one's own movement…

  9. Instructional Objectives for a Junior College Course in Intermediate Algebra.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Starkweather, Ann, Comp.

    These instructional objectives have been selected from materials submitted to the Curriculum Laboratory of the Graduate School of Education at UCLA. Arranged by major course goals, these objectives are offered simply as samples that may be used where they correspond to the skills, abilities, and attitudes instructors want their students to…

  10. Instructional Objectives for a Junior College Course in College Mathematics.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Starkweather, Ann, Comp.

    These instructional objectives have been selected from materials submitted to the Curriculum Laboratory of the Graduate School of Education at UCLA. Arranged by major course goals, these objectives are offered simply as samples that may be used where they correspond to the skills, abilities, and attitudes instructors want their students to…

  11. Student-oriented learning outlines: a valuable supplement to traditional instruction.

    PubMed

    VanArsdale, S K; Hammons, J O

    1998-01-01

    In a time of changing health care and funding restraints in institutions, continuing education and staff development departments are being challenged to produce better prepared nurses at reduced costs per employee. Improvements in how nurses are prepared are needed to ensure higher levels of competence without increasing the cost. This article describes the development and use of a practical strategy for mastery learning known as Student-Oriented Learning Outlines or SOLOs. This approach has been found to be effective in producing improvements in learning and ultimately patient care while reducing cost to the institution. PMID:9505628

  12. MOST POPULAR MOST SHARED Obama to outline counterterrorism reforms | VIDEO1.

    E-print Network

    Calyam, Prasad

    Foundation to experimental research in network science and engineering. GENI, a virtual laboratory at the frontier of network science and engin for exploring future internets at scale, creates major opportunities

  13. Objects of consciousness.

    PubMed

    Hoffman, Donald D; Prakash, Chetan

    2014-01-01

    Current models of visual perception typically assume that human vision estimates true properties of physical objects, properties that exist even if unperceived. However, recent studies of perceptual evolution, using evolutionary games and genetic algorithms, reveal that natural selection often drives true perceptions to extinction when they compete with perceptions tuned to fitness rather than truth: Perception guides adaptive behavior; it does not estimate a preexisting physical truth. Moreover, shifting from evolutionary biology to quantum physics, there is reason to disbelieve in preexisting physical truths: Certain interpretations of quantum theory deny that dynamical properties of physical objects have definite values when unobserved. In some of these interpretations the observer is fundamental, and wave functions are compendia of subjective probabilities, not preexisting elements of physical reality. These two considerations, from evolutionary biology and quantum physics, suggest that current models of object perception require fundamental reformulation. Here we begin such a reformulation, starting with a formal model of consciousness that we call a "conscious agent." We develop the dynamics of interacting conscious agents, and study how the perception of objects and space-time can emerge from such dynamics. We show that one particular object, the quantum free particle, has a wave function that is identical in form to the harmonic functions that characterize the asymptotic dynamics of conscious agents; particles are vibrations not of strings but of interacting conscious agents. This allows us to reinterpret physical properties such as position, momentum, and energy as properties of interacting conscious agents, rather than as preexisting physical truths. We sketch how this approach might extend to the perception of relativistic quantum objects, and to classical objects of macroscopic scale. PMID:24987382

  14. Objects of consciousness

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    Hoffman, Donald D.; Prakash, Chetan

    2014-01-01

    Current models of visual perception typically assume that human vision estimates true properties of physical objects, properties that exist even if unperceived. However, recent studies of perceptual evolution, using evolutionary games and genetic algorithms, reveal that natural selection often drives true perceptions to extinction when they compete with perceptions tuned to fitness rather than truth: Perception guides adaptive behavior; it does not estimate a preexisting physical truth. Moreover, shifting from evolutionary biology to quantum physics, there is reason to disbelieve in preexisting physical truths: Certain interpretations of quantum theory deny that dynamical properties of physical objects have definite values when unobserved. In some of these interpretations the observer is fundamental, and wave functions are compendia of subjective probabilities, not preexisting elements of physical reality. These two considerations, from evolutionary biology and quantum physics, suggest that current models of object perception require fundamental reformulation. Here we begin such a reformulation, starting with a formal model of consciousness that we call a “conscious agent.” We develop the dynamics of interacting conscious agents, and study how the perception of objects and space-time can emerge from such dynamics. We show that one particular object, the quantum free particle, has a wave function that is identical in form to the harmonic functions that characterize the asymptotic dynamics of conscious agents; particles are vibrations not of strings but of interacting conscious agents. This allows us to reinterpret physical properties such as position, momentum, and energy as properties of interacting conscious agents, rather than as preexisting physical truths. We sketch how this approach might extend to the perception of relativistic quantum objects, and to classical objects of macroscopic scale. PMID:24987382

  15. Smarter objects : programming physical objects with AR technology

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    Heun, Valentin Markus Josef

    2013-01-01

    This thesis describes a system that associates a virtual object with each physical object. These objects are connected to support a flexible and easy means of modifying the interface and behavior of a physical object. It ...

  16. Objective structured clinical examination in radiology

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    Agarwal, Anurag; Batra, Bipin; Sood, AK; Ramakantan, Ravi; Bhargava, Satish K; Chidambaranathan, N; Indrajit, IK

    2010-01-01

    There is a growing need for introducing objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) as a part of radiology practical examinations in India. OSCE is an established, reliable, and effective multistation test for the assessment of practical professional skills in an objective and a transparent manner. In India, it has been successfully initiated and implemented in specialties like pediatrics, ophthalmology, and otolaryngology. Each OSCE station needs to have a pre-agreed “key-list” that contains a list of objective steps prepared for uniformly assessing the tasks given to students. Broadly, OSCE stations are classified as “manned” or “unmanned” stations. These stations may include procedure or pictorial or theory stations with clinical oriented contents. This article is one of a series of measures to initiate OSCE in radiology; it analyzes the attributes of OSCE stations and outlines the steps for implementing OSCE. Furthermore, important issues like the advantages of OSCE, its limitations, a strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT) analysis, and the timing of introduction of OSCE in radiology are also covered. The OSCE format in radiology and its stations needs to be validated, certified, and finalized before its use in examinations. This will need active participation and contribution from the academic radiology fraternity and inputs from faculty members of leading teaching institutions. Many workshops/meetings need to be conducted. Indeed, these collaborative measures will effectively sensitize universities, examiners, organizers, faculty, and students across India to OSCE and help successfully usher in this new format in radiology practical examinations. PMID:20607015

  17. Advanced coordinate measuring machine at Sandia National Laboratories/California

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    Pilkey, R.D.; Klevgard, P.A.

    1993-03-01

    Sandia National Laboratories/California has acquired a new Moore M-48V CNC five-axis universal coordinate measuring machine (CMM). Site preparation, acceptance testing, and initial performance results are discussed. Unique features of the machine include a ceramic ram and vacuum evacuated laser pathways (VELPS). The implementation of a VELPS system on the machine imposed certain design requirements and entailed certain start-up problems. The machine's projected capabilities, workload, and research possibilities are outlined.

  18. Advanced coordinate measuring machine at Sandia National Laboratories/California

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    Pilkey, R.D.; Klevgard, P.A.

    1993-03-01

    Sandia National Laboratories/California has acquired a new Moore M-48V CNC five-axis universal coordinate measuring machine (CMM). Site preparation, acceptance testing, and initial performance results are discussed. Unique features of the machine include a ceramic ram and vacuum evacuated laser pathways (VELPS). The implementation of a VELPS system on the machine imposed certain design requirements and entailed certain start-up problems. The machine`s projected capabilities, workload, and research possibilities are outlined.

  19. Object Flow: Learning Object Displacement Constantinos Lalos1

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    Grabner, Helmut

    of moving objects is one of the basic tasks in computer vision. In this paper, we introduce the Object Flow of the basic tasks in computer vision. (a) image pairs (b) object det. (c) optical flow (d) Object Flow Fig. 1Object Flow: Learning Object Displacement Constantinos Lalos1 , Helmut Grabner2 , Luc Van Gool2

  20. Invariance and Objectivity

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    Vollmer, Gerhard

    2010-10-01

    Scientific knowledge should not only be true, it should be as objective as possible. It should refer to a reality independent of any subject. What can we use as a criterion of objectivity? Intersubjectivity (i.e., intersubjective understandability and intersubjective testability) is necessary, but not sufficient. Other criteria are: independence of reference system, independence of method, non-conventionality. Is there some common trait? Yes, there is: invariance under some specified transformations. Thus, we say: A proposition is objective only if its truth is invariant against a change in the conditions under which it was formulated. We give illustrations from geometry, perception, neurobiology, relativity theory, and quantum theory. Such an objectivist position has many advantages.

  1. Secure content objects

    DOEpatents

    Evans, William D. (Cupertino, CA)

    2009-02-24

    A secure content object protects electronic documents from unauthorized use. The secure content object includes an encrypted electronic document, a multi-key encryption table having at least one multi-key component, an encrypted header and a user interface device. The encrypted document is encrypted using a document encryption key associated with a multi-key encryption method. The encrypted header includes an encryption marker formed by a random number followed by a derivable variation of the same random number. The user interface device enables a user to input a user authorization. The user authorization is combined with each of the multi-key components in the multi-key encryption key table and used to try to decrypt the encrypted header. If the encryption marker is successfully decrypted, the electronic document may be decrypted. Multiple electronic documents or a document and annotations may be protected by the secure content object.

  2. Exploring artificial cranial deformation using elliptic Fourier analysis of Procrustes aligned outlines.

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    Friess, Martin; Baylac, Michel

    2003-09-01

    The anatomical effects of artificial cranial deformation on the face and the base have been subject to various metric approaches, including standard linear as well as finite element techniques, and have produced controversial results (Antón [1989] Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 79:253-267; Kohn et al. [1993] Am. J. Phys. Anthropol. 90:147-158). It can be argued that diverging observations partly result from methodological constraints. The present study compares samples of intentionally deformed and undeformed human crania, using elliptic Fourier analysis (EFA), a morphometric approach which has been shown to be particularly appropriate for characterizing the shape of two-dimensional outlines and associated shape changes. We improve the standard EFA approach by adding a preliminary orientation of the outlines following the rotation parameters of a Procrustes superimposition, using multiple homologous landmarks called control points. The results confirm that circumferentially deformed skulls exhibit modifications of the basioccipital region, together with increased anterior and inferior facial projection. However, the degree to which basioccipital flattening is modified in circumferentially deformed Peruvians was found to be less marked than changes observed in the face. Some of the modifications observed here can be related to morphological trends existing in the population from which our sample was taken. The observation of other modifications may be subject to methodological constraints of standard morphometric approaches. PMID:12923900

  3. A bayesian approach to laboratory utilization management

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    Hauser, Ronald G.; Jackson, Brian R.; Shirts, Brian H.

    2015-01-01

    Background: Laboratory utilization management describes a process designed to increase healthcare value by altering requests for laboratory services. A typical approach to monitor and prioritize interventions involves audits of laboratory orders against specific criteria, defined as rule-based laboratory utilization management. This approach has inherent limitations. First, rules are inflexible. They adapt poorly to the ambiguity of medical decision-making. Second, rules judge the context of a decision instead of the patient outcome allowing an order to simultaneously save a life and break a rule. Third, rules can threaten physician autonomy when used in a performance evaluation. Methods: We developed an alternative to rule-based laboratory utilization. The core idea comes from a formula used in epidemiology to estimate disease prevalence. The equation relates four terms: the prevalence of disease, the proportion of positive tests, test sensitivity and test specificity. When applied to a laboratory utilization audit, the formula estimates the prevalence of disease (pretest probability [PTP]) in the patients tested. The comparison of PTPs among different providers, provider groups, or patient cohorts produces an objective evaluation of laboratory requests. We demonstrate the model in a review of tests for enterovirus (EV) meningitis. Results: The model identified subpopulations within the cohort with a low prevalence of disease. These low prevalence groups shared demographic and seasonal factors known to protect against EV meningitis. This suggests too many orders occurred from patients at low risk for EV. Conclusion: We introduce a new method for laboratory utilization management programs to audit laboratory services. PMID:25774321

  4. Laboratory Animal Facilities. Laboratory Design Notes.

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    Jonas, Albert M.

    1965-01-01

    Design of laboratory animal facilities must be functional. Accordingly, the designer should be aware of the complex nature of animal research and specifically the type of animal research which will be conducted in a new facility. The building of animal-care facilities in research institutions requires special knowledge in laboratory animal…

  5. Computer Laboratory (William Gates Building)

    E-print Network

    Haddadi, Hamed

    Computer Laboratory (William Gates Building) Microsoft Research Laboratory Marconi Building (under construction) Whittle Laboratory (Engineering) location of Cavendish Laboratory (Physics) Madingley Road The Computer Laboratory is in the William Gates Building on the West Cambridge Site, just south of Madingley

  6. Laboratories to Explore, Explain VLBACHANDRA

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    Argonne National Laboratory Bechtel Technology and Consulting General Atomics Technology Georgia Institute of Technology Idaho National Engineering Laboratory Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Massachusetts Institute of Technology Oak Ridge National Laboratory Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Sandia National

  7. Identification of Foreign Objects Damaging Compressor Blades in Turbojet Engines

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    Spakowski, A E; Graab, J

    1957-01-01

    Damage to the compressor blades of turbojet engines due to ingestion of foreign objects is a growing problem, the solution of which has been made more difficult by the large percentage of damaging materials that have remained unknown. A rapid emission spectroscopic method was devised to identify the chemical composition of these foreign objects. Results on laboratory-prepared specimens and blades from damaged engines show that the method can be utilized to determine the nature of the ingested foreign objects.

  8. Guidelines on Good Clinical Laboratory Practice

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    Ezzelle, J.; Rodriguez-Chavez, I. R.; Darden, J. M.; Stirewalt, M.; Kunwar, N.; Hitchcock, R.; Walter, T.; D’Souza, M. P.

    2008-01-01

    A set of Good Clinical Laboratory Practice (GCLP) standards that embraces both the research and clinical aspects of GLP were developed utilizing a variety of collected regulatory and guidance material. We describe eleven core elements that constitute the GCLP standards with the objective of filling a gap for laboratory guidance, based on IND sponsor requirements, for conducting laboratory testing using specimens from human clinical trials. These GCLP standards provide guidance on implementing GLP requirements that are critical for laboratory operations, such as performance of protocol-mandated safety assays, peripheral blood mononuclear cell processing and immunological or endpoint assays from biological interventions on IND-registered clinical trials. The expectation is that compliance with the GCLP standards, monitored annually by external audits, will allow research and development laboratories to maintain data integrity and to provide immunogenicity, safety, and product efficacy data that is repeatable, reliable, auditable and that can be easily reconstructed in a research setting. PMID:18037599

  9. Stirling laboratory research engine survey report

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    Anderson, J. W.; Hoehn, F. W.

    1979-01-01

    As one step in expanding the knowledge relative to and accelerating the development of Stirling engines, NASA, through the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), is sponsoring a program which will lead to a versatile Stirling Laboratory Research Engine (SLRE). An objective of this program is to lay the groundwork for a commercial version of this engine. It is important to consider, at an early stage in the engine's development, the needs of the potential users so that the SLRE can support the requirements of educators and researchers in academic, industrial, and government laboratories. For this reason, a survey was performed, the results of which are described.

  10. Objectives? Get over Them.

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    Langdon, Danny

    1999-01-01

    Argues that objectives are not specific enough for the design and development of performance-improvement activities. Describes the Proforma model, a prescription of the behavior, standards, support, and noise requirements that mirror the action elements of performance at the individual, work-group, business unit, and process levels of an…

  11. Mission objectives and trajectories

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    1973-01-01

    The present state of the knowledge of asteroids was assessed to identify mission and target priorities for planning asteroidal flights in the 1980's and beyond. Mission objectives, mission analysis, trajectory studies, and cost analysis are discussed. A bibliography of reports and technical memoranda is included.

  12. Objects in Motion

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    Ashbrook, Peggy

    2008-01-01

    Objects in motion attract children. The following activity helps children explore the motion of bodies riding in a vehicle and safely demonstrates the answer to their questions, "Why do I need a seatbelt?" Children will enjoy moving the cup around, even if all they "see" is a cup rather than understanding it represents a car. They will understand…

  13. Robust Video Object Cosegmentation.

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    Wang, Wenguan; Shen, Jianbing; Li, Xuelong; Porikli, Fatih

    2015-10-01

    With ever-increasing volumes of video data, automatic extraction of salient object regions became even more significant for visual analytic solutions. This surge has also opened up opportunities for taking advantage of collective cues encapsulated in multiple videos in a cooperative manner. However, it also brings up major challenges, such as handling of drastic appearance, motion pattern, and pose variations, of foreground objects as well as indiscriminate backgrounds. Here, we present a cosegmentation framework to discover and segment out common object regions across multiple frames and multiple videos in a joint fashion. We incorporate three types of cues, i.e., intraframe saliency, interframe consistency, and across-video similarity into an energy optimization framework that does not make restrictive assumptions on foreground appearance and motion model, and does not require objects to be visible in all frames. We also introduce a spatio-temporal scale-invariant feature transform (SIFT) flow descriptor to integrate across-video correspondence from the conventional SIFT-flow into interframe motion flow from optical flow. This novel spatio-temporal SIFT flow generates reliable estimations of common foregrounds over the entire video data set. Experimental results show that our method outperforms the state-of-the-art on a new extensive data set (ViCoSeg). PMID:26080051

  14. Science Object Boxes

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    Audrey C. Rule

    1999-10-01

    Object boxes--plastic shoe boxes containing carefully selected figures, toys, and household items--can provide a hands-on opportunity for your students to explore both abstract concepts, such as scale, and more concrete topics, such as bird body adaptations

  15. Laboratory Design for Microbiological Safety

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    Phillips, G. Briggs; Runkle, Robert S.

    1967-01-01

    Of the large amount of funds spent each year in this country on construction and remodeling of biomedical research facilities, a significant portion is directed to laboratories handling infectious microorganisms. This paper is intended for the scientific administrators, architects, and engineers concerned with the design of new microbiological facilities. It develops and explains the concept of primary and secondary barriers for the containment of microorganisms. The basic objectives of a microbiological research laboratory, (i) protection of the experimenter and staff, (ii) protection of the surrounding community, and (iii) maintenance of experimental validity, are defined. In the design of a new infectious-disease research laboratory, early identification should be made of the five functional zones of the facility and their relation to each other. The following five zones and design criteria applicable to each are discussed: clean and transition, research area, animal holding and research area, laboratory support, engineering support. The magnitude of equipment and design criteria which are necessary to integrate these five zones into an efficient and safe facility are delineated. Images Fig. 1 Fig. 3 Fig. 4 Fig. 5 Fig. 6 Fig. 7 Fig. 8 Fig. 9 Fig. 10 Fig. 11 Fig. 12 Fig. 13 Fig. 14 Fig. 15 Fig. 16 Fig. 17 Fig. 18 Fig. 19 PMID:4961771

  16. Divisions of the physical world: Concepts of objects and substances.

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    Rips, Lance J; Hespos, Susan J

    2015-07-01

    Our concepts of the physical world distinguish objects, such as chairs, from substances, such as quantities of wood, that constitute them. A particular chair might consist of a single chunk of wood, yet we think about the chair and the wood in different ways. For example, part of the wood is still wood, but part of the chair is not a chair. In this article we examine the basis of the object/substance distinction. We draw together for the first time relevant experiments widely dispersed in the cognitive literature, and view these findings in the light of theories in linguistics and metaphysics. We outline a framework for the difference between objects and substances, based on earlier ideas about form and matter, describing the psychological evidence surrounding it. The framework suggests that concepts of objects include a relation of unity and organization governing their parts, whereas concepts of substances do not. We propose, as a novel twist on this framework, that unity and organization for objects is a function of causal forces that shape the objects. In agreement with this idea, results on the identification of an item as an object depend on clues about the presence of the shaping relation, clues provided by solidity, repetition of shape, and other factors. We also look at results from human infants about the source of the object/substance distinction and conclude that the data support an early origin for both object and substance knowledge. (PsycINFO Database Record PMID:25822132

  17. Astronomy 4602B/Astronomy 9607: Gravitational Astrophysics and Cosmology Course outline for Winter/Spring 2012.

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    Lennard, William N.

    Astronomy 4602B/Astronomy 9607: Gravitational Astrophysics and Cosmology Course outline for Winter, and the early universe. Assessment 6 Homeworks: 6 x 5%. Total: 30% Midterm: 30% or 40% Final : 40% or 30% (which

  18. Astronomy 4602B/Astronomy 9607: Gravitational Astrophysics and Cosmology Course outline for Winter/Spring 2014.

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    Sinnamon, Gordon J.

    Astronomy 4602B/Astronomy 9607: Gravitational Astrophysics and Cosmology Course outline for Winter, and the early universe. Assessment 6 Homeworks: 6 x 5%. Total: 30% Midterm: 30% or 40% Final : 40% or 30% (which

  19. SOCIAL MEDIA BEST PRACTICES These guidelines outline standards and best practices for faculty, students and staff to use

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    Papavasiliou, F. Nina

    SOCIAL MEDIA BEST PRACTICES These guidelines outline standards and best practices for faculty, Wiki, blog, etc.). The primary university social media accounts include: http a social media account can promote items via the existing Rockefeller University social media platforms

  20. Outline Introduction Literature Review Electric Power Supply Chains Empirical Examples Conclusions An Integrated Electric Power Supply Chain and Fuel Market

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    Nagurney, Anna

    Outline Introduction Literature Review Electric Power Supply Chains Empirical Examples Conclusions An Integrated Electric Power Supply Chain and Fuel Market Network Framework: Theoretical Modeling with Empirical Literature Review Electric Power Supply Chains Empirical Examples Conclusions Support Support

  1. Mars Science Laboratory Focused Technology Program Overview

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    Udomkesmalee, Gabriel Souraphol; Hayati, Samad A.

    2005-01-01

    This paper describes how the MSL-FT program functions to ensure that the needed technology is identified, developed, matured to TRL 6, and infused in the MSL mission, in a systematic fashion that will meet the mission's objectives innovatively and within budget. The paper describes the mission's technical and project challenges, and outlines the process, procedures, tools and people involved in meeting those challenges. The paper also discusses the technology certification process required to demonstrate that technology deliverables perform adequately and in a predictable fashion to successful infusion into the MSL Flight System.

  2. Objectives and Outcomes

    SciTech Connect

    Segalman, D.J.

    1998-11-30

    I have recently become involved in the ABET certification process under the new system - ABET 2000. This system relies heavily on concepts of Total Quality Management (TQM). It encourages each institution to define its objectives in terms of its own mission and then create a coherent program based on it. The prescribed steps in setting up the new system at an engineering institution are: o identification of constituencies G definition of mission. It is expected that the department's mission will be consistent with that of the overall institution, but containing some higher resolution language appropriate to that particular discipline of the engineering profession. o statement of objectives consistent with the mission 3G~~\\vED " enumeration of desired, and preferably measurable, outcomes of the process that would ~ `=. verify satisfaction of the objectives. ~~~ 07 !398 o establish performance standards for each outcome. o creation of appropriate feedback loops to assure that the objectives are still consistent with Q$YT1 the mission, that the outcomes remain consistent with the objectives, and that the curriculum and the teaching result in those outcomes. It is my assertion that once the institution verbalizes a mission, enumerated objectives naturally flow from that mission. (We shall try to demonstrate by example.) Further, if the mission uses the word "engineer", one would expect that word also to appear in at least one of the objectives. The objective of producing engineers of any sort must -by decree - involve the presence of the ABET criteria in the outcomes list. In other words, successful satisfaction of the ABET items a-k are a necessary subset of the measure of success in producing engineers. o We shall produce bachelor level engineers whose training in the core topics of chemical (or electrical, or mechanical) engineering is recognized to be among the best in the nation. o We shall provide an opportunity for our students to gain a significant exposure to biomedical topics and the integration of those topics with chemical (electrical or mechanical) engineering. o We shall provide unique opportunities for our students to work with clinicians and researchers in hospitals and other medical institutions. combined criteria a-k of ABET and 1-6 of AICHE (or IEEE or ASME) in some sensible manner. Here I have just estimated the number of distinct criteria that would be extracted from the AICHE paragraphs. These criteria are necessarily included because of the objective to producing chemical (electrical or mechanical) engineers. every student who desires an internship or independent study at a medical institution will be placed. a majority of our students will take either the FE exam or the M-CAT exam. demonstrating a commitment to professionalism and to life-long learning. a majority of our students will go on to graduate school or other post-graduate school. (I do not assert that this sort of outcome is appropriate to all excellent schools. In the case of this hypothetical school though, this outcome might be a reasonable expectation.) medical schools will rank our school as among the best from which to admit

  3. Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

    NSDL National Science Digital Library

    The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory: the Fusion Laboratories facilities and mission, including the recent tokamak experiments which resulted in the production of more than 9 million watts of thermonuclear energy.

  4. Tethered gravity laboratories study

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    Lucchetti, F.

    1989-01-01

    Tethered gravity laboratories study is presented. The following subject areas are covered: variable gravity laboratory; attitude tether stabilizer; configuration analysis (AIT); dynamic analysis (SAO); and work planned for the next reporting period.

  5. Biotechnology Laboratory Spring 2012

    E-print Network

    CH369T Biotechnology Laboratory Spring 2012 Instructor: Dr. Gene McDonald Office: WEL 3.270C Phone, and at the same time to introduce you to issues associated with various biotechnology laboratory operations. After

  6. EPA Environmental Chemistry Laboratory

    NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)

    1993-01-01

    The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Chemistry Laboratory (ECL) is a national program laboratory specializing in residue chemistry analysis under the jurisdiction of the EPA's Office of Pesticide Programs in Washington, D.C. At Stennis Space Center, the laboratory's work supports many federal anti-pollution laws. The laboratory analyzes environmental and human samples to determine the presence and amount of agricultural chemicals and related substances. Pictured, ECL chemists analyze environmental and human samples for the presence of pesticides and other pollutants.

  7. System Outline and Operational Status of Karita Power Station New Unit 1 (PFBC)

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    Asai, Akihisa; Izaki, Kazuhiro; Egami, Youichi; Tsuji, Kouhei; Kumagai, Shunji; Nishijima, Yuuji

    Karita Power Station New Unit 1, which started commercial operation on July 3, 2001, has adopted the new power generation system PFBC, Pressurized Fluidized Bed Combustion, a combined cycle generation system. The system boasts high thermal efficiency, excellent environmental characteristics and compact size. Output from the steam turbine generator and gas turbine generator is 290MW and 75MW, respectively, with total output adjusted to 360MW, making the unit the largest PFBC plant in the world. In October 2002, combustion tests were conducted using an anthracite coal from Yangquan; and in April 2003, a world record was achieved for continuous operation hours of a PFBC plant. This paper focuses on the outline and operation status of Karita New Unit 1.

  8. Present status of the Bevalac and design outline of proposed medical accelerator

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    Gough, R.A.

    1986-03-01

    The Bevalac currently supports a strong and diverse program of scientific research with beams of relativistic heavy ions in the Biomedical and Nuclear Sciences. These programs utilize ions throughout the Periodic Table that range in energy from a few MeV to 2 GeV/nucleon, including radioactive secondary beams, such as neon-19. This paper first provides a brief overview of the Bevalac, its present operational status and the accelerator improvement program, followed by a rationale for the proposed construction of a hospital-based modern synchrotron dedicated to applications in Biomedicine, including the radiotherapeutic treatment of cancer and other human disorders. An outline of the proposed design for the new machine is given, including discussion of the design philosophy, a review of major accelerator components, and the expected performance and operating characteristics.

  9. Accident at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power stations of TEPCO--outline & lessons learned.

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    Tanaka, Shun-ichi

    2012-01-01

    The severe accident that broke out at Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power stations on March 11, 2011, caused seemingly infinite damage to the daily life of residents. Serious and wide-spread contamination of the environment occurred due to radioactive materials discharged from nuclear power stations (NPSs). At the same time, many issues were highlighted concerning countermeasures to severe nuclear accidents. The accident is outlined, and lessons learned are extracted with respect to the safety of NPSs, as well as radiation protection of residents under the emergency involving the accident. The materials of the current paper are those released by governmental agencies, academic societies, interim reports of committees under the government, and others. PMID:23138450

  10. INL Laboratory Scale Atomizer

    SciTech Connect

    C.R. Clark; G.C. Knighton; R.S. Fielding; N.P. Hallinan

    2010-01-01

    A laboratory scale atomizer has been built at the Idaho National Laboratory. This has proven useful for laboratory scale tests and has been used to fabricate fuel used in the RERTR miniplate experiments. This instrument evolved over time with various improvements being made ‘on the fly’ in a trial and error process.

  11. Interpretation Intelligent Systems Laboratory

    E-print Network

    Ward, Koren

    1 TENS Text Interpretation Intelligent Systems Laboratory University of Wollongong TENS Text and delivering the text data to the user by electrically stimulating the fingers. Intelligent Systems Laboratory ­ University of Wollongong #12;2 The TENS Unit Intelligent Systems Laboratory ­ University of Wollongong

  12. OXFORD UNIVERSITY COMPUTING LABORATORY

    E-print Network

    OXFORD UNIVERSITY COMPUTING LABORATORY The Expressive Power of Binary Submodular Functions Stanislav Zivn´y, David Cohen, Peter Jeavons Computing Laboratory, University of Oxford Rutgers, 22 January LABORATORY Problem Which submodular polynomials can be expressed by (or decomposed into) quadratic submodular

  13. The Canfranc Underground Laboratory

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Amaré, J.; Beltrán, B.; Carmona, J. M.; Cebrián, S.; García, E.; Irastorza, I. G.; Gómez, H.; Luzón, G.; Martínez, M.; Morales, J.; Ortíz de Solórzano, A.; Pobes, C.; Puimedón, J.; Rodríguez, A.; Ruz, J.; Sarsa, M. L.; Torres, L.; Villar, J. A.

    2005-06-01

    This paper describes the forthcoming enlargement of the Canfranc Underground Laboratory (LSC) which will allow to host new international Astroparticle Physics experiments and therefore to broaden the European underground research area. The new Canfranc Underground Laboratory will operate in coordination (through the ILIAS Project) with the Gran Sasso (Italy), Modane (France) and Boulby (UK) underground laboratories.

  14. Laboratory 0: Error Analysis

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    Virtual Labs, Real Data (Cornell University)

    2011-01-19

    The collection of data is an important part of all laboratory work, and interpreting the data is the major part of a laboratory report. Laboratory 0 presents a brief overview of techniques and concepts needed to estimate and analyze the errors inherent in experimental work.

  15. Good Laboratory Practice

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    Hadjicostas, Evsevios

    The principles of Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) in conjunction with the principles of Total Quality Management (see chapter 6) ensure the quality and reliability of the laboratory results, which in turn help to ensure the protection of the environment and human health and safety. A step further is the accreditation of laboratories to ISO 17025 (see chapter 2) to perform specified activities.

  16. Oussama Khatib Robotics Laboratory

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    Sentis, Luis

    Oussama Khatib Robotics Laboratory Department of Computer Science Stanford University Stanford, CA 94305, USA khatib@cs.stanford.edu Oliver Brock Laboratory for Perceptual Robotics Department of Computer Luis Sentis Sriram Viji Robotics Laboratory Department of Computer Science Stanford University Stanford

  17. Laboratory Activities in Israel

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    Mamlok-Naaman, Rachel; Barnea, Nitza

    2012-01-01

    Laboratory activities have long had a distinctive and central role in the science curriculum, and science educators have suggested that many benefits accrue from engaging students in science laboratory activities. Many research studies have been conducted to investigate the educational effectiveness of laboratory work in science education in…

  18. Bilaterally symmetric Fourier approximations of the skull outlines of temnospondyl amphibians and their bearing on shape comparison.

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    Sengupta, Dhurjati P; Sengupta, Debapriya; Ghosh, Parthasarathi

    2005-06-01

    Present work illustrates a scheme of quantitative description of the shape of the skull outlines of temnospondyl amphibians using bilaterally symmetric closed Fourier curves. Some special points have been identified on the Fourier fits of the skull outlines, which are the local maxima, or minima of the distances from the centroid of the points at the skull outline. These points denotes break in curvature of the outline and their positions can be compared to differentiate the skull shapes. The ratios of arc-lengths of the posterior and lateral outline of 58 temnospondyl skulls have been plotted to generate a triaguarity series of the skulls. This series grades different families, some of their genera and species as well as some individuals according to their posterior and lateral skull length ratios. This model while comparing different taxa, takes into account the entire arc-length of the outline of the temnospondyl skulls, and does not depend on few geometric or biological points used by earlier workers for comparing skull shapes. PMID:16052076

  19. BL Lacertae Objects

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    Stocke, John T.

    1998-01-01

    This grant has contributed to one of the original goals of the NAS/LTSA program, the goal of junior faculty development. Below I briefly summarize the following major results on BL Lacertae Objects that we have obtained. An invited talk on BL Lac Objects at IAU 175 "Extragalactic Radio Sources" at Bologna Italy in October 1995 summarized some of these results. A second invited talk in Oct 1998 at Green Bamk, WVA presented other BL Lac results at the conference entitled: "Highly Redshifted Radio Lines". We have used the EMSS sample to measure the X-ray luminosity function and cosmological evolution of BL Lacs. A new large sample of XBLs has been discovered.

  20. Object relations couple therapy.

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    Scharff, J S; Scharff, D E

    1997-01-01

    The authors describe Fairbairn's view of the personality as a system of parts of self and object in dynamic relation, formed in the context of dependent early relationships and replayed in the intensely intimate and physical relationship of marriage. Through Klein's concept of projective identification, a spouse finds lost parts of the self in the partner, where they may flourish and be reintegrated into the self or they may be held hostage. Marriage is an opportunity for reworking the dynamic relation of parts of the self as they are modified through mutual unconscious interaction with the spouse, but it may become a closed system that inhibits growth of the individual partners. Object relations couple therapy aims to breach the closed system of the unhappy marriage, and offers an enlarged space for understanding that encourages the spouses to provide a better holding environment for each other. Not directive, didactic or symptom-focused, object relations therapy values affect, silence, body language, fantasy, dreams, and transference phenomena as necessary for reaching the unconscious in order to achieve insight. The object relations therapist interprets defenses against anxieties that underlie repetitive patterns of unhelpful behavior, and works toward understanding. As the clinical vignettes show, therapists use countertransference to understand the couple's shared transference from inside their experience. The engine of therapeutic change in this model is the therapist's self. The process of therapy improves the couple's capacity for containing each other's projections instead of refusing to resonate with them or being overtaken by them to the detriment of the self. A cycle of regression and progression in the couple's ability for containment is found as therapy proceeds. The goal of therapy is to enable the projective and introjective identificatory system of the marriage to function with greater concern for the other and respect for the self. PMID:9196784

  1. Object of the Day

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    The Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum is closed for renovation until 2014. Until then, visit this website to "Discover a different object from the Museum's collection every day of the week!" Items range from a 1938 catalog of linoleum and cork flooring, The Armstrong Pattern Book, to scratch and sniff wallpaper designed by Michael Angelo and produced by Flavor Paper in 2007. Information about each object is presented blog-post style, with a short essay, images, and tags that link to related information. For example, the entry for Saturday June 22, 2013, titled Two Rooks, is about a a ceramic tile made at Rookwood Pottery in Cincinnati, Ohio between 1903 and 1913. There a short essay about the tile by Cynthia E. Smith, one of the curators, and clicking the author's name retrieves all of her posts. Other tags include the subject area Arts and Crafts, the style of the piece, and Cincinnati, where it was made. There's also a link to click through to the full collection record for the tile, with the object's location, acquisition information, and color palette.

  2. Laboratory analysis of soil hydraulic properties of CDBM 2 and CDBM 3 samples

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    NONE

    1992-12-01

    Daniel B. Stephens & Associates, Inc. (DBS&A) was requested by Dr. Alan Stoker of Los Alamos National Laboratory to perform laboratory analysis for properties of CDBM 2 and CDBM 3 samples, as outlined in Subcontract No. 9-XTI-027EE-1. The scope of work included conducting tests for the following properties: Initial moisture content, dry bulk density, and calculated porosity; Saturated hydraulic conductivity; Moisture characteristics; Unsaturated hydraulic properties (calculated); and Transient outflow.

  3. A National Natural Laboratory.

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    Cohn, Jeffrey P.

    1994-01-01

    Describes the Savannah River Site, a national environmental research park that shelters wild animals and idle nuclear reactors. Outlines research conducted at the site that focuses on the recovery of ecosystems after disturbance related to the operation of nuclear reactors and other land uses. (LZ)

  4. Mathematics. High School Curriculum Objectives.

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    Boston Public Schools, MA.

    This document lists mathematics objectives for Boston high school students. All objectives are presented in two columns. The left-hand column states each objective in general terms and gives an idea of its scope. The right-hand column gives a specific example of what students should be able to do when the objective is achieved. Objectives are…

  5. Object-Oriented Cobol Recycling

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    Harry M. Sneed

    1996-01-01

    A tool supported process for extracting objects from existing COBOL programs is described. The process is based on human interaction to select objects coupled with automated slicing techniques to identify all of the elementary operations which change the state of the object selected. The object is redefined within the framework of an object-COBOL class and the elementary operations are attached

  6. The Universe Viewed in Gamma-Rays 1 Recent CANGAROO observations of extra-galactic objects

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    Enomoto, Ryoji

    The Universe Viewed in Gamma-Rays 1 Recent CANGAROO observations of extra-galactic objects K) Solar-Terrestrial Env. Lab., Nagoya Univ., Nagoya, Aichi 464-8602, Japan (14) NAO, Mitaka, Tokyo 181 of Physics, Osaka City Univ., Osaka, Osaka 558-8585, Japan Abstract This report outlines recent notable extra

  7. The Development and Implementation of Learning Objects in a Higher Education Setting

    Microsoft Academic Search

    Kristy de Salas; Leonie Ellis

    2006-01-01

    With the increase in offshore and off-campus demand for University of Tasmania degrees, lectur- ers have become aware of the need to develop more flexible delivery processes which add value to the student learning experience and provide teaching staff with opportunities for greater crea- tivity in the teaching process. The three cases described will outline a model guiding Learning Object

  8. Assessment of an objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) for undergraduate students in accident and emergency medicine

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    G Johnson; K Reynard

    1994-01-01

    Conventional techniques for assessing the knowledge and clinical competence of undergraduate medical students are widely acknowledged as being unsatisfactory. We introduced an objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) for our fourth year medical students at the end of their accident and emergency (A&E) medicine attachment. This paper outlines the organisation of the examination and the results of a comparison of marks

  9. German Syllabus: Objectives of the Five-Year Course in German.

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    Bonnin, G. M.; And Others

    This syllabus for a five-year course in German outlines instructional objectives beginning with eighth grade and continuing through twelfth grade. Teaching methods, materials, minimum requirements, and "guiding principles" relating to specific skills are included. A list of recommended books includes: (1) teacher's reference books, (2) course…

  10. Children's Use of Mutual Exclusivity to Learn Labels for Parts of Objects

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    Hansen, Mikkel B.; Markman, Ellen M.

    2009-01-01

    When teaching children part terms, adults frequently outline the relevant part rather than simply point. This pragmatic information very likely helps children interpret the label correctly. But the importance of gestures may not negate the need for default lexical biases such as the whole object assumption and mutual exclusivity. On this view,…

  11. Towards an Objective Test for Meeting Browsers: The BET4TQB Pilot Experiment

    E-print Network

    Towards an Objective Test for Meeting Browsers: The BET4TQB Pilot Experiment Andrei Popescu-Belis1 Geneva 4, Switzerland philippe.baudrion@adm.unige.ch Abstract. This paper outlines first the BET method annotation-driven meeting browser using the BET is then described. A series of subjects attempted to answer

  12. Automatic calibration of a conceptual rainfall–runoff model using multiple objectives

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    H. Madsen

    2000-01-01

    Formulation of an automatic calibration strategy for the MIKE 11\\/NAM rainfall–runoff model is outlined. The calibration scheme includes optimisation of multiple objectives that measure different aspects of the hydrograph: (1) overall water balance, (2) overall shape of the hydrograph, (3) peak flows, and (4) low flows. An automatic optimisation procedure based on the shuffled complex evolution algorithm is introduced for

  13. Radiological Laboratory Sample Analysis Guide for Incidents of National Significance ? Radionuclides in Air

    EPA Science Inventory

    [The document describes the likely analytical decision paths that would be made by personnel at a radioanalytical laboratory following a radiological or nuclear incident, such as that caused by a terrorist attack. EPA?s responsibilities, as outlined in the National Response Frame...

  14. DIVISION OF COMPARATIVE MEDICINE AND LABORATORY ANIMAL FACILITIES OF SUNY AT BUFFALO

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    Krovi, Venkat

    DIVISION OF COMPARATIVE MEDICINE AND LABORATORY ANIMAL FACILITIES OF SUNY AT BUFFALO STANDARD from the CMLAF. PURPOSE: This procedure outlines the steps for contacting Comparative Medicine animal space. SCOPE: This procedure applies to RIA Plant Utilities staff as well as the CMLAF personnel

  15. Genetic variation among laboratory strains of the planorbid snail Biomphalaria glabrata

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    Margaret Mulvey; Robert C. Vrijenhoek

    1981-01-01

    Isozymes of laboratory strains of Biomphalaria glabrata have been studied by starch gel electrophoresis. Methods are outlined for adaptation of this technique to the genetic study of these snails. Twenty-eight presumptive gene loci have been identified. Twelve invariant enzymes were observed. Sixteen loci displayed some polymorphism within or among the strains. These polymorphisms were generally widespread among strains from Brazil,

  16. Caribbean fruit fly, Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera:Tephritidae): Life history and laboratory rearing methods.

    Technology Transfer Automated Retrieval System (TEKTRAN)

    The Caribbean fruit fly, Anastrepha suspensa (Loew), is and agricultural pest established throughout south Florida, where it poses a threat to commercial citrus, guava, and other tropical and subtropical fruit crops. This poster outlines the protocols used at the USDA-ARS laboratory in Miami, FL, fo...

  17. Eccentric Compact Object Mergers

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    East, William; Pretorius, Frans; Stephens, Branson

    2012-03-01

    Mergers of black holes and neutron stars are expected to be an important source of gravitational radiation for upcoming observatories. Such mergers are also a leading candidate for short gamma-ray burst progenitors and may be source for other electromagnetic counterparts. An interesting class of compact object binaries are those that form in dense stellar regions such as globular clusters and may merge with significant eccentricity. We present results from general-relativistic hydrodynamics simulations that are performed in order to explore the dynamics and possible observational signatures of such systems.

  18. Nursing Objects Library

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    Created and maintained by Mesa Community College this large collection of material offers hands on tools and learning objects and would be of great use to nursing faculty, staff and students alike. The easy to navigate site is well organized with a topical set of links including assessments, systems, concepts, disciplines, basics and pharmacology. There is also a search box which remains displayed no matter where a user roams on the site. By navigating through the menu and choosing from topical areas like hematology, cardiac or neurological, users can then go on to explore case studies, assessments, diagnostic tools, patient teaching and much more.

  19. Proceedings of the 1995 ACM Conference on Object-Oriented Programming Systems, Languages, and Applications (OOPSLA) Bidirectional Object Layout for Separate Compilation

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    , and Applications (OOPSLA) Bidirectional Object Layout for Separate Compilation Andrew C. Myers MIT Laboratory for object layout and dispatch in the presence of multiple inheritance and separate compilation waste space and are slower than systems with single inheritance. This paper describes the bidirectional object layout, a new

  20. Texas Tech University Report on Laboratory Safety

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    Rock, Chris

    Based on an engagement risk assessment, the objectives of this audit were to report on the status and Dr. Schovanec: We have completed our audit of laboratory safety at Texas Tech University (University). This engagement is included in our annual audit plan for the year ending August 31, 2014. The audit was conducted