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  1. Path Pascal

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    Campbell, R. H.; Kolstad, R. B.; Holle, D. F.; Miller, T. J.; Krause, P.; Horton, K.; Macke, T.

    1983-01-01

    Path Pascal is high-level experimental programming language based on PASCAL, which incorporates extensions for systems and real-time programming. Pascal is extended to treat real-time concurrent systems.

  2. Pascal's Triangle.

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    Barton, Patricia Shea

    2003-01-01

    Notes that Montessori classrooms provide children with the opportunity to explore and discover mathematics. Describes the introduction to Pascal's Triangle as a suggested opportunity to connect young children to deep mathematical truths. Provides teachers with materials requirements, and notes ideas on what can be acquired from the problem, the…

  3. PASCAL vs BASIC

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    Mundie, David A.

    1978-01-01

    A comparison between PASCAL and BASIC as general purpose microprocessor languages rates PASCAL above BASIC in such points as program structure, data types, structuring methods, control structures, procedures and functions, and ease in learning. (CMV)

  4. BASIC Beats PASCAL.

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    Ever, Jacob

    1981-01-01

    Features of two versions of the BASIC programing language are compared with the features of the PASCAL programing language. The application chosen for comparison was a word processor. The conclusion was that PASCAL had the best language features, but BASIC had better systems capabilities. (MP)

  5. PASCAL/48 reference manual

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    Knight, J. C.; Hamm, R. W.

    1984-01-01

    PASCAL/48 is a programming language for the Intel MCS-48 series of microcomputers. In particular, it can be used with the Intel 8748. It is designed to allow the programmer to control most of the instructions being generated and the allocation of storage. The language can be used instead of ASSEMBLY language in most applications while allowing the user the necessary degree of control over hardware resources. Although it is called PASCAL/48, the language differs in many ways from PASCAL. The program structure and statements of the two languages are similar, but the expression mechanism and data types are different. The PASCAL/48 cross-compiler is written in PASCAL and runs on the CDC CYBER NOS system. It generates object code in Intel hexadecimal format that can be used to program the MCS-48 series of microcomputers. This reference manual defines the language, describes the predeclared procedures, lists error messages, illustrates use, and includes language syntax diagrams.

  6. Programming Pascal's Triangle

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    Curley, Walter

    1974-01-01

    After a brief discussion of Pascal's triangle and description of four methods of hand construction, the author provides FORTRAN and BASIC programs for computer construction based on recursive definition. (SD)

  7. Parallel Pascal - An extended Pascal for parallel computers

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    Reeves, A. P.

    1984-01-01

    Parallel Pascal is an extended version of the conventional serial Pascal programming language which includes a convenient syntax for specifying array operations. It is upward compatible with standard Pascal and involves only a small number of carefully chosen new features. Parallel Pascal was developed to reduce the semantic gap between standard Pascal and a large range of highly parallel computers. Two important design goals of Parallel Pascal were efficiency and portability. Portability is particularly difficult to achieve since different parallel computers frequently have very different capabilities.

  8. Beyond Pascal's Triangle

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    Minor, Darrell P.

    2005-01-01

    In "Beyond Pascals Triangle" the author demonstrates ways of using "Pascallike" triangles to expand polynomials raised to powers in a fairly quick and easy fashion. The recursive method could easily be implemented within a spreadsheet, or simply by using paper and pencil. An explanation of why the method works follows the several examples that are…

  9. Pascal's Infinite Set of Triangles

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    Skurnick, Ronald

    2005-01-01

    Pascal's Triangle is, without question, the most well-known triangular array of numbers in all of mathematics. A well-known algorithm for constructing Pascal's Triangle is based on the following two observations. The outer edges of the triangle consist of all 1's. Each number not lying on the outer edges is the sum of the two numbers above it in…

  10. A Potpourri of Pascal Programs.

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    Gimmestad, Beverly; And Others

    This is a collection of Pascal programs that were developed for a 1986 National Science Foundation-sponsored high school teachers' summer workshop. The programs can be used as a means of extending or enriching textbook material in either high school mathematics or Pascal courses. Some suggested uses are: (1) teacher demonstrations in mathematics…

  11. Using PASCAL for numerical analysis

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    Volper, D.; Miller, T. C.

    1978-01-01

    The data structures and control structures of PASCAL enhance the coding ability of the programmer. Proposed extensions to the language further increase its usefulness in writing numeric programs and support packages for numeric programs.

  12. Appendix E: Parallel Pascal development system

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    1985-01-01

    The Parallel Pascal Development System enables Parallel Pascal programs to be developed and tested on a conventional computer. It consists of several system programs, including a Parallel Pascal to standard Pascal translator, and a library of Parallel Pascal subprograms. The library includes subprograms for using Parallel Pascal on a parallel system with a fixed degree of parallelism, such as the Massively Parallel Processor, to conveniently manipulate arrays which have dimensions than the hardware. Programs can be conveninetly tested with small sized arrays on the conventional computer before attempting to run on a parallel system.

  13. A Virus in Turbo Pascal.

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    Teleky, Heidi Ann; And Others

    1993-01-01

    Addresses why the authors feel it is not inappropriate to teach about viruses in the how-to, hands-on fashion. Identifies the special features of Turbo Pascal that have to be used for the creation of an effective virus. Defines virus, derives its structure, and from this structure is derived the implemented virus. (PR)

  14. Dice Tossing and Pascal's Triangle.

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    Neff, John D.

    1982-01-01

    Pascal's Triangle is examined within the context of providing a partial model for the outcomes of dice throws. Several issues are addressed regarding the nature of the pattern. Discussion leads to the development of a general formula for six-sided dice. Modifications for other than six sides are noted. (MP)

  15. The Pascal Mars Scout Mission

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    Haberle, R. M.; Fonda, Mark (Technical Monitor)

    2002-01-01

    Except for Earth, Mars is the planet most amenable to surface-based climate studies. Its surface is accessible, and the kind of observations that are needed, such as meteorological measurements from a long-lived global network, are readily achievable. Weather controls the movement of dust, the exchange of water between the surface and atmosphere, and the cycling of CO2 between the poles. We know there is a weather signal, we know how to measure it, and we know how to interpret it. Pascal seeks to understand the long-term global behavior of near-surface weather systems on Mars, how they interact with its surface, and, therefore, how they control its climate system. To achieve this, Pascal delivers 18 Science Stations to the surface of the planet that operate for three Mars years (5.6 Earth years). The network has stations operating in the tropics, midlatitudes, and polar regions of both hemispheres. During entry, descent, and landing, each Pascal probe acquires deceleration measurements to determine thermal structure, and descent images to characterize local terrain. On the surface, each Science Station takes daily measurements of pressure, opacity, temperature, wind speed, and water vapor concentration and monthly panoramic images of the landing environment. These data will characterize the planet's climate system and how atmosphere-surface interactions control it. The Pascal mission is named after 17th century French Scientist, Blaise Pascal, who pioneered measurements of atmospheric pressure. Pressure is the most critical measurement because it records the "heartbeat" of the planet's general circulation and climate system.

  16. The Pascal Mars Scout Mission

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    Haberle, R. M.

    2003-01-01

    Pascal is a Mars Climate Network Mission that is being developed for NASA's Mars Scout Program. The mission would establish a network of 18 science weather stations distributed across the entire surface of Mars that operates for 3-10 Mars years (5.6- 18.8 Earth years). Pascal's instrument suite combines entry data from accelerometers and descent cameras, with landed data from pressure, opacity, temperature, wind speed, and water vapor to create a detailed global picture of Martian climate and weather. A panoramic landed camera system acquires images every 30 Sols to monitor changes in the landing environment due to winds. Analysis of data from the science stations, taken as often as once every 15 minutes, will provide a depth of understanding that will vastly increase our knowledge of Mars, and significantly impact site selection for future NASA missions. Pascal is the first mission ever to sample - in situ - the full global diversity of Mars and provide a continuous long-term presence on its surface.

  17. Searching the PASCAL database - A user's perspective

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    Jack, Robert F.

    1989-01-01

    The operation of PASCAL, a bibliographic data base covering broad subject areas in science and technology, is discussed. The data base includes information from about 1973 to the present, including topics in engineering, chemistry, physics, earth science, environmental science, biology, psychology, and medicine. Data from 1986 to the present may be searched using DIALOG. The procedures and classification codes for searching PASCAL are presented. Examples of citations retrieved from the data base are given and suggestions are made concerning when to use PASCAL.

  18. About Pascal's tetrahedron with hypercomplex entries

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    Cruz, C.; Falcão, M. I.; Malonek, H. R.

    2013-10-01

    It is evident, that the properties of monogenic polynomials in (n + 1)-real variables significantly depend on the generators e1,e2,...,en of the underlying 2n-dimensional Clifford algebra Cℓ0,n over R and their interactions under multiplication. The case of n = 3 is studied through the consideration of Pascal's tetrahedron with hypercomplex entries as special case of the general Pascal simplex for arbitrary n, which represents a useful geometric arrangement of all possible products. The different layers Lk of Pascal's tetrahedron (or pyramid) are built by ordered symmetric products contained in the trinomial expansion of (e1+e2+e3)k,k = 0,1,....

  19. Pascal's Triangle: 100% of the Numbers Are Even!

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    Bhindi, Nayan; McMenamin, Justin

    2010-01-01

    Pascal's triangle is an arrangement of the binomial coefficients in a triangle. Each number inside Pascal's triangle is calculated by adding the two numbers above it. When all the odd integers in Pascal's triangle are highlighted (black) and the remaining evens are left blank (white), one of many patterns in Pascal's triangle is displayed. By…

  20. Pascal's law and the death of Cromwell.

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    Felts, J H

    1991-01-01

    Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the British Isles, probably died of the complications of recurrent urinary tract infection and obstruction, not of a 'bastard tertian ague' as claimed soon after his death. Blaise Pascal, a pioneer in hydraulics and a contemporary of Cromwell, shortly thereafter accurately reported course and historical consequence of his death, an event which seems at least partly attributable to the effects of Pascal's law on the Protector's kidneys. PMID:1799193

  1. Denys-Drash syndrome.

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    Kucinskas, Laimutis; Rudaitis, Sarūnas; Pundziene, Birute; Just, Walter

    2005-01-01

    Constitutional missense mutations in the WT1 gene are usually associated with Denys-Drash syndrome. This rare syndrome is characterized by a rapid progressive nephropathy, male pseudohermaphroditism, and an increased risk for Wilms tumor. We report on a patient with incomplete Denys-Drash syndrome, which was evident by the clinical data and proved by molecular genetics methods. The patient has the mutation p.R394W in the WT1 gene and clinical symptoms of Denys-Drash syndrome. PMID:15758579

  2. The PASCAL-HDM Verification System

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    1983-01-01

    The PASCAL-HDM verification system is described. This system supports the mechanical generation of verification conditions from PASCAL programs and HDM-SPECIAL specifications using the Floyd-Hoare axiomatic method. Tools are provided to parse programs and specifications, check their static semantics, generate verification conditions from Hoare rules, and translate the verification conditions appropriately for proof using the Shostak Theorem Prover, are explained. The differences between standard PASCAL and the language handled by this system are explained. This consists mostly of restrictions to the standard language definition, the only extensions or modifications being the addition of specifications to the code and the change requiring the references to a function of no arguments to have empty parentheses.

  3. HDM/PASCAL Verification System User's Manual

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    Hare, D.

    1983-01-01

    The HDM/Pascal verification system is a tool for proving the correctness of programs written in PASCAL and specified in the Hierarchical Development Methodology (HDM). This document assumes an understanding of PASCAL, HDM, program verification, and the STP system. The steps toward verification which this tool provides are parsing programs and specifications, checking the static semantics, and generating verification conditions. Some support functions are provided such as maintaining a data base, status management, and editing. The system runs under the TOPS-20 and TENEX operating systems and is written in INTERLISP. However, no knowledge is assumed of these operating systems or of INTERLISP. The system requires three executable files, HDMVCG, PARSE, and STP. Optionally, the editor EMACS should be on the system in order for the editor to work. The file HDMVCG is invoked to run the system. The files PARSE and STP are used as lower forks to perform the functions of parsing and proving.

  4. A Command of PASCAL Will Help Kids Control Computers.

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    dePillis, S. E.

    1984-01-01

    Argues against using prepared computer programs for school instruction and proposes PASCAL as the most instructionally apt choice for a first computer language. Includes tips on resources for teacher training and textbooks in PASCAL. (JW)

  5. Who's Pascal and Why Is He Messing Up My Curriculum?

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    Slesnick, Twila

    1983-01-01

    A recent College Board decision means that Pascal will soon replace BASIC as the primary language of computer students (and their teachers) nationwide. This Pascal primer will help individuals become familiar with how the language works. (Author)

  6. Fibonacci-like sequences and generalized Pascal's triangles

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    Vincenzi, G.; Siani, S.

    2014-05-01

    The properties pertaining to diagonals of generalized Pascal's triangles are studied. Combinatorial relationships between Fibonacci-like sequences and Fibonacci sequence itself are determined, using the sequence of diagonals of generalized Pascal's triangle.

  7. Teaching Pascal's Triangle from a Computer Science Perspective

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    Skurnick, Ronald

    2004-01-01

    Pascal's Triangle is named for the seventeenth-century French philosopher and mathematician Blaise Pascal (the same person for whom the computer programming language is named). Students are generally introduced to Pascal's Triangle in an algebra or precalculus class in which the Binomial Theorem is presented. This article, presents a new method…

  8. Combinatorics Connections: Playoff Series and Pascal's Triangle.

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    Litwiller, Bonnie H.; Duncan, David R.

    1992-01-01

    Applies Pascal's Triangle to determine the number of ways in which a given team can win a playoff series of differing lengths. Presents the solutions for one-, three-, five-, seven-, and nine-game series, and extends the solution to the general case for any series. (MDH)

  9. PASCAL LR(1) Parser Generator System

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    1988-05-04

    LRSYS is a complete LR(1) parser generator system written entirely in a portable subset of Pascal. The system, LRSYS, includes a grammar analyzer program (LR) which reads a context-free (BNF) grammar as input and produces LR(1) parsing tables as output, a lexical analyzer generator (LEX) which reads regular expressions created by the REG process as input and produces lexical tables as output, and various parser skeletons that get merged with the tables to produce completemore » parsers (SMAKE). Current parser skeletons include Pascal, FORTRAN 77, and C. Other language skeletons can easily be added to the system. LRSYS is based on the LR program.« less

  10. [Doctor Pascal Rougon. An imaginary predecessor].

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    Malinas, Y; Malinas, C

    1993-06-01

    Through the Rougon-Macquart series and the cases described in the last volume (Le Docteur Pascal, 1893), clinical analysis of the 58 characters identifies only seven neurotics and six alcoholics (only three of whom were Rougon-Macquart by birth). All the other illness described are unrelated to hysteria in the family. It remains true, however, that Zola's interpretation of hereditary degeneracy follows that of contemporary medical teaching, as witnessed by the genealogics published by Charcot in 1893. Through the voice of Dr. Pascal, however, Zola does challenge the concepts of heredity advanced by his medical advisors: he envisages the concepts of dominance and recessiveness without devising any general scheme for the transmission of hereditary characteristics, but eight years before Vries he advanced the idea of mutations, which he interprets as accidents occurring at the beginning of the ovum's development. When faced by the lack of success of his opotherapy of degenerative diseases, Pascal initiates trials versus a placebo and puts forward a highly coherent theory of what we would now call the placebo effect. It appears, therefore, that contrary to the opinion of most commentators, Emile Zola was in fact capable of a remarkable subtleness when he ventured into medicine. Through Dr Pascal Rougon, and notwithstanding the mockery of Flaubert, Goncourt and France (and of many others), he was a brilliant trail-blazer in the fields of genetics and therapeutics. Six years later he was to strike again with Dr Boutan, who invented what we now know as the prophylactic care of mothers and children (Fécondité, 1898). PMID:8351463

  11. Developing Formulas by Skipping Rows in Pascal's Triangle

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    Buonpastore, Robert J.; Osler, Thomas J.

    2007-01-01

    A table showing the first thirteen rows of Pascal's triangle, where the rows are, as usual numbered from 0 to 12 is presented. The entries in the table are called binomial coefficients. In this note, the authors systematically delete rows from Pascal's triangle and, by trial and error, try to find a formula that allows them to add new rows to the…

  12. What Do You Find? Students Investigating Patterns in Pascal's Triangle

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    Obara, Samuel

    2012-01-01

    In this paper, students used problem-solving skills to investigate what patterns exist in the Pascal triangle and incorporated technology using Geometer's Sketchpad (GSP) in the process. Students came up with patterns such as natural numbers, triangular numbers, and Fibonacci numbers. Although the patterns inherent in Pascal's triangle may seem…

  13. Tribonacci-like sequences and generalized Pascal's pyramids

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    Anatriello, Giuseppina; Vincenzi, Giovanni

    2014-11-01

    A well-known result of Feinberg and Shannon states that the tribonacci sequence can be detected by the so-called Pascal's pyramid. Here we will show that any tribonacci-like sequence can be obtained by the diagonals of the Feinberg's triangle associated to a suitable generalized Pascal's pyramid. The results also extend similar properties of Fibonacci-like sequences.

  14. On Spectral Approach to Pascal White Noise Functionals

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    Barhoumi, Abdessatar; Ouerdiane, Habib; Riahi, Anis

    2011-01-01

    We introduce a one-mode type interacting Fock space {F}NB ( {H}) naturally associated to the negative binomial distribution μr,α. The Fourier transform in generalized joint eigenvectors of a family {Jϕ ; ϕ ∈ ɛ} of Pascal Jacobi fields provides a way to explicit a unitary isomorphism {U}{r,α } between {F}NB ( {H}) and the so-called Pascal white noise space L2(ɛ', Λr,α). Then, we derive a chaotic decomposition property of the quadratic integrable functionals of the Pascal white noise process in terms of an appropriate wick tensor product.

  15. A Pascal-like triangle from finding power sums

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    Chen, Zhibo

    2014-08-01

    A Pascal-like triangle is constructed so that power sums can be conveniently obtained by college (or high school) students with no need for memorizing complicated formulas or performing difficult calculations.

  16. Pascal's triangle and other number triangles in Clifford analysis

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    Tomaz, G.; Falcão, M. I.; Malonek, H. R.

    2012-09-01

    The recent introduction of generalized Appell sequences in the framework of Clifford Analysis solved an open question about a suitable construction of power-like monogenic polynomials as generalizations of the integer powers of a complex variable. The deep connection between Appell sequences and Pascal's triangle called also attention to other number triangles and, at the same time, to the construction of generalized Pascal matrices. Both aspects are considered in this communication.

  17. The Pascal Discovery Mission: A Mars Climate Network Mission

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    Haberle, R. M.; Catling, D. C.; Chassefiere, E.; Forget, F.; Hourdin, F.; Leovy, C. B.; Magalhaes, J.; Mihalov, J.; Pommereau, J. P.; Murphy, J. R.

    2000-01-01

    The climate of Mars is a major focus of Mars exploration. With the loss of MCO, however, it remains uncertain how it will be achieved. We argue that a truly dedicated climate mission to Mars should have both orbital and landed components, and that these should operate simultaneously for at least 1 Mars year if not longer. Pascal is a Discovery mission that emphasizes the landed component. Its principal goal is to establish a network of 24 small weather stations on the surface of Mars that will operate for 2 Mars years, with an extended mission option for an additional 8 Mars years bringing the total mission lifetime up to 10 Mars years. The stations will collect hourly measurements of pressure, temperature, and optical depth. After delivering the probes to Mars, Pascal's carrier spacecraft will go into an elliptical orbit which will serve as a relay for the landers, and a platform for synoptic imaging. These simultaneous measurements from the surface and from orbit will allow us to characterize the planet's general circulation and its interaction with the dust, water, and CO2 cycles. During entry, descent, and landing, each of Pascal's 24 probes will also measure the temperature structure of the atmosphere and acquire images of the surface. These data will allow us to determine the global structure of the atmosphere between 15 and 130 km, and characterize the local terrain to help interpret the landed data. The descent images are part of Pascal's outreach program, as the probe camera system will be developed by faculty-supervised student project. The intent is to generate enthusiasm for the Pascal mission by directly involving students. Pascal will be launched on a Delta II-7925 in August of 2005. A type I trajectory will deliver Pascal to Mars in January of 2006. On approach, the three-axis stabilized carrier spacecraft will spring deploy the Pascal probes in 4 separate salvo's of 6 each. Global coverage is achieved with small time-of-arrival adjustments in

  18. The Pascal Discovery Mission: A Mars Climate Network Mission

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    Haberle, Robert M.; Catling, D. C.; Chassefiere, E.; Forget, F.; Hourdin, F.; Leovy, C. B.; Magalhaes, J.; Mihalov, J.; Pommereau, J. P.; Murphy, J. R.; DeVincenzi, Donald L. (Technical Monitor)

    2000-01-01

    The climate of Mars is a major focus of Mars exploration. With the loss of MCO, however, it remains uncertain how it will be achieved. We argue that a truly dedicated climate mission to Mars should have both orbital and landed components, and that these should operate simultaneously for at least I Mars year if not longer. Pascal is Discovery mission that emphasizes the landed component. Its principal goal is to establish a network of 24 small weather stations on the surface of Mars that will operate for 2 Mars years, with an extended mission option for an additional 8 Mars years bringing the total mission lifetime up to 10 Mars years. The stations will collect hourly measurements of pressure, temperature, and optical depth. After delivering the probes to Mars, Pascal's carrier spacecraft will go into an elliptical orbit which will serve as a relay for the landers, and a platform for synoptic imaging. These simultaneous measurements from the surface and from orbit will allow us to characterize the planet's general circulation and its interaction with the dust, water, and CO2 cycles. During entry, descent, and landing, each of Pascal's 24 probes will also measure the temperature structure of the atmosphere and acquire images of the surface. These data will allow us to determine the global structure of the atmosphere between 15 and 130 km, and characterize the local terrain to help interpret the landed data. The descent images are part of Pascal's outreach program, as the probe camera system will be developed by faculty-supervised student project. The intent is to generate enthusiasm for the Pascal mission by directly involving students. Pascal will be launched on a Delta 11-7925 in August of 2005. A type I trajectory will deliver Pascal to Mars in January of 2006. On approach, the three-axis stabilized carrier spacecraft will spring deploy the Pascal probes in 4 separate salvo's of 6 each. Global coverage is achieved with small time-of-arrival adjustments in between

  19. Pascal: The New Word in High School Computers.

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    Bitter, Gary; And Others

    1986-01-01

    Argues that trends in upper elementary and higher education computer science programs should lead to programming as focus of high school computer curriculum, and reviews philosophies supporting teaching of programming. Advantages and disadvantages of using Pascal and other languages are discussed and compared. Teacher information sources on Pascal…

  20. Energy Distributions in Small Populations: Pascal versus Boltzmann

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    Kugel, Roger W.; Weiner, Paul A.

    2010-01-01

    The theoretical distributions of a limited amount of energy among small numbers of particles with discrete, evenly-spaced quantum levels are examined systematically. The average populations of energy states reveal the pattern of Pascal's triangle. An exact formula for the probability that a particle will be in any given energy state is derived.…

  1. Advanced Placement Computer Science with Pascal. Volume 2. Experimental Edition.

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    New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY.

    This curriculum guide presents 100 lessons for an advanced placement course on programming in Pascal. Some of the topics covered include arrays, sorting, strings, sets, records, computers in society, files, stacks, queues, linked lists, binary trees, searching, hashing, and chaining. Performance objectives, vocabulary, motivation, aim,…

  2. Turtlegraphics: A Comparison of Logo and Turbo Pascal.

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    VanLengen, Craig A.

    1989-01-01

    The integrated compiler of the Turbo Pascal environment allows the execution of a completed program independent of the developed environment and with greater execution speed, in comparison with LOGO. Conversion table of turtle-graphic commands for the two languages is presented. (Author/YP)

  3. A Problem Solving Tutor for Introductory Genetics in Turbo Pascal.

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    Browning, Mark E.; Lehman, James D.

    1988-01-01

    Discusses the development and field testing of a prototype genetics tutor program for microcomputers written in Turbo Pascal. A preliminary field test with undergraduates is described that was used as formative evaluation, and suggestions are given for designing a more effective tutor that uses additional intelligent computer-assisted instruction…

  4. 5 CFR 1205.15 - Denying access.

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    2010-01-01

    ... under Exemption (b)(7) of the Freedom of Information Act. (b) Form. All denials of access under this... 5 Administrative Personnel 3 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Denying access. 1205.15 Section 1205.15... Procedures for Obtaining Records § 1205.15 Denying access. (a) Basis. In accordance with 5 U.S.C....

  5. 5 CFR 1205.15 - Denying access.

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    ... under Exemption (b)(7) of the Freedom of Information Act. (b) Form. All denials of access under this... 5 Administrative Personnel 3 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Denying access. 1205.15 Section 1205.15... Procedures for Obtaining Records § 1205.15 Denying access. (a) Basis. In accordance with 5 U.S.C....

  6. Genetics Home Reference: Denys-Drash syndrome

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    ... de Mello MP, Brandalise SR, Aguiar Sdos S. The novel WT1 gene mutation p.H377N associated to Denys- ... Chen S, Lai KN, Wang Y. Clinical pictures and novel mutations of WT1-associated Denys-Drash syndrome in ...

  7. 78 FR 60248 - Order Denying Export Privileges

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    ... extended by successive Presidential Notices, the most recent being that of August 8, 2013 (78 FR 49107... facilitates the acquisition or attempted acquisition by the Denied Person of the ownership, possession, or... to facilitate the acquisition or attempted acquisition from the Denied Person of any item subject...

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  9. The Pascal-Fermat Correspondence: How Mathematics Is Really Done

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    Devlin, Keith

    2010-01-01

    The mathematics that students see in their textbooks is highly polished. The steps required to solve a problem are all clearly laid out. Thus, students are denied what could be a valuable learning experience. Often when students meet a problem that differs only slightly from the ones in the book, they are unable to proceed and afraid to "play…

  10. Tribonacci-Like Sequences and Generalized Pascal's Pyramids

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    Anatriello, Giuseppina; Vincenzi, Giovanni

    2014-01-01

    A well-known result of Feinberg and Shannon states that the tribonacci sequence can be detected by the so-called "Pascal's pyramid." Here we will show that any tribonacci-like sequence can be obtained by the diagonals of the "Feinberg's triangle" associated to a suitable "generalized Pascal's pyramid."…

  11. PASCAL Data Base File Description and Indexing Rules in Chemistry, Biology and Medicine.

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    Gaillardin, R.; And Others

    This report on the multidisciplinary PASCAL database describes the files and the indexing rules for chemistry, biology, and medicine. PASCAL deals with all aspects of chemistry within two subfiles whose combined yearly growth is about 100,000 references. The Biopascal file, organized in the two subfiles of Plant Science and Biology and Medicine,…

  12. Pascal: Solutions to Projects. Dissemination Packet--Summer 1989: Booklet #5.

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    Greenwell, Raymond N.

    This booklet is the fifth in a series of nine from the Teacher Training Institute at Hofstra University (New York) and contains the instructor's and several participants' course project solutions for both Pascal programing courses within the institute. Included in this booklet are Pascal programs utilized with the following project topics: (1)…

  13. The language parallel Pascal and other aspects of the massively parallel processor

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    Reeves, A. P.; Bruner, J. D.

    1982-01-01

    A high level language for the Massively Parallel Processor (MPP) was designed. This language, called Parallel Pascal, is described in detail. A description of the language design, a description of the intermediate language, Parallel P-Code, and details for the MPP implementation are included. Formal descriptions of Parallel Pascal and Parallel P-Code are given. A compiler was developed which converts programs in Parallel Pascal into the intermediate Parallel P-Code language. The code generator to complete the compiler for the MPP is being developed independently. A Parallel Pascal to Pascal translator was also developed. The architecture design for a VLSI version of the MPP was completed with a description of fault tolerant interconnection networks. The memory arrangement aspects of the MPP are discussed and a survey of other high level languages is given.

  14. 14 CFR 250.5 - Amount of denied boarding compensation for passengers denied boarding involuntarily.

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  11. Comparison of PASCAL and FORTRAN for solving problems in the physical sciences

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    Watson, V. R.

    1981-01-01

    The paper compares PASCAL and FORTRAN for problem solving in the physical sciences, due to requests NASA has received to make PASCAL available on the Numerical Aerodynamic Simulator (scheduled to be operational in 1986). PASCAL disadvantages include the lack of scientific utility procedures equivalent to the IBM scientific subroutine package or the IMSL package which are available in FORTRAN. Advantages include a well-organized, easy to read and maintain writing code, range checking to prevent errors, and a broad selection of data types. It is concluded that FORTRAN may be the better language, although ADA (patterned after PASCAL) may surpass FORTRAN due to its ability to add complex and vector math, and the specify the precision and range of variables.

  12. PAS-cal: a Generic Recombinant Peptide Calibration Standard for Mass Spectrometry

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    Breibeck, Joscha; Serafin, Adam; Reichert, Andreas; Maier, Stefan; Küster, Bernhard; Skerra, Arne

    2014-08-01

    We describe the design, preparation, and mass-spectrometric characterization of a new recombinant peptide calibration standard with uniform biophysical and ionization characteristics for mass spectrometry. "PAS-cal" is an artificial polypeptide concatamer of peptide cassettes with varying lengths, each composed of the three small, chemically stable amino acids Pro, Ala, and Ser, which are interspersed by Arg residues to allow site-specific cleavage with trypsin. PAS-cal is expressed at high yields in Escherichia coli as a Small Ubiquitin-like MOdifier (SUMO) fusion protein, which is easily purified and allows isolation of the PAS-cal moiety after SUMO protease cleavage. Upon subsequent in situ treatment with trypsin, the PAS-cal polypeptide yields a set of four defined homogeneous peptides in the range from 2 to 8 kDa with equal mass spacing. ESI-MS analysis revealed a conveniently interpretable raw spectrum, which after deconvolution resulted in a very simple pattern of four peaks with similar ionization signals. MALDI-MS analysis of a PAS-cal peptide mixture comprising both the intact polypeptide and its tryptic fragments revealed not only the four standard peptides but also the singly and doubly charged states of the intact concatamer as well as di- and trimeric adduct ion species between the peptides, thus augmenting the observable m/z range. The advantageous properties of PAS-cal are most likely a result of the strongly hydrophilic and conformationally disordered PEG-like properties of the PAS sequences. Therefore, PAS-cal offers an inexpensive and versatile recombinant peptide calibration standard for mass spectrometry in protein/peptide bioanalytics and proteomics research, the composition of which may be further adapted to fit individual needs.

  13. Implementing the UCSD PASCAL system on the MODCOMP computer. [deep space network

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    Wolfe, T.

    1980-01-01

    The implementation of an interactive software development system (UCSD PASCAL) on the MODCOMP computer is discussed. The development of an interpreter for the MODCOMP II and the MODCOMP IV computers, written in MODCOMP II assembly language, is described. The complete Pascal programming system was run successfully on a MODCOMP II and MODCOMP IV under both the MAX II/III and MAX IV operating systems. The source code for an 8080 microcomputer version of the interpreter was used as the design for the MODCOMP interpreter. A mapping of the functions within the 8080 interpreter into MODCOMP II assembly language was the method used to code the interpreter.

  14. 21 CFR 890.3675 - Denis Brown splint.

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  18. 32 CFR 881.6 - If an application is denied.

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  5. 7 CFR 3555.355 - Reducing or denying the claim.

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  7. 22 CFR 12.2 - Claimants denied access to employees.

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  8. 22 CFR 12.2 - Claimants denied access to employees.

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  10. 14 CFR 250.8 - Denied boarding compensation.

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  11. 14 CFR 250.2a - Policy regarding denied boarding.

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  13. 50 CFR 635.41 - Products denied entry.

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  17. 50 CFR 635.41 - Products denied entry.

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  18. 47 CFR 1.939 - Petitions to deny.

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  19. PASCAL Data Base: File Description and On Line Access on ESA/IRS.

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    Pelissier, Denise

    This report describes the PASCAL database, a machine readable version of the French abstract journal Bulletin Signaletique, which allows use of the file for (1) batch and online retrieval of information, (2) selective dissemination of information, and (3) publishing of the 50 sections of Bulletin Signaletique. The system, which covers nine…

  20. Effects of Pascal and FORTRAN Programming on the Problem-Solving Abilities of College Students.

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    Choi, Won Sik; Repman, Judi

    1993-01-01

    Describes a study that was conducted to determine whether learning to program a computer in Pascal or FORTRAN improved problem-solving skills of college students when compared to a control group and to determine which programing language was more effective in the development of problem-solving abilities. (26 references) (LRW)

  1. Operation of the HP2250 with the HP9000 series 200 using PASCAL 3.0

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    Perry, John; Stroud, C. W.

    1986-01-01

    A computer program has been written to provide an interface between the HP Series 200 desktop computers, operating under HP Standard Pascal 3.0, and the HP2250 Data Acquisition and Control System. Pascal 3.0 for the HP9000 desktop computer gives a number of procedures for handling bus communication at various levels. It is necessary, however, to reach the lowest possible level in Pascal to handle the bus protocols required by the HP2250. This makes programming extremely complex since these protocols are not documented. The program described solves those problems and allows the user to immediately program, simply and efficiently, any measurement and control language (MCL/50) application with a few procedure calls. The complete set of procedures is available on a 5 1/4 inch diskette from Cosmic. Included in this group of procedures is an Exerciser which allows the user to exercise his HP2250 interactively. The exerciser operates in a fashion similar to the Series 200 operating system programs, but is adapted to the requirements of the HP2250. The programs on the diskette and the user's manual assume the user is acquainted with both the MCL/50 programming language and HP Standard Pascal 3.0 for the HP series 200 desktop computers.

  2. Some Half-Row Sums from Pascal's Triangle via Laplace Transforms

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    Dence, Thomas P.

    2007-01-01

    This article presents some identities on the sum of the entries in the first half of a row in Pascal's triangle. The results were discovered while the author was working on a problem involving Laplace transforms, which are used in proving of the identities.

  3. The Pascal Triangle of a Discrete Image: Definition, Properties and Application to Shape Analysis

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    Boutin, Mireille; Huang, Shanshan

    2013-04-01

    We define the Pascal triangle of a discrete (gray scale) image as a pyramidal arrangement of complex-valued moments and we explore its geometric significance. In particular, we show that the entries of row k of this triangle correspond to the Fourier series coefficients of the moment of order k of the Radon transform of the image. Group actions on the plane can be naturally prolonged onto the entries of the Pascal triangle. We study the prolongation of some common group actions, such as rotations and reflections, and we propose simple tests for detecting equivalences and self-equivalences under these group actions. The motivating application of this work is the problem of characterizing the geometry of objects on images, for example by detecting approximate symmetries.

  4. A multiple-scale Pascal polynomial for 2D Stokes and inverse Cauchy-Stokes problems

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    Liu, Chein-Shan; Young, D. L.

    2016-05-01

    The polynomial expansion method is a useful tool for solving both the direct and inverse Stokes problems, which together with the pointwise collocation technique is easy to derive the algebraic equations for satisfying the Stokes differential equations and the specified boundary conditions. In this paper we propose two novel numerical algorithms, based on a third-first order system and a third-third order system, to solve the direct and the inverse Cauchy problems in Stokes flows by developing a multiple-scale Pascal polynomial method, of which the scales are determined a priori by the collocation points. To assess the performance through numerical experiments, we find that the multiple-scale Pascal polynomial expansion method (MSPEM) is accurate and stable against large noise.

  5. Pascal (Yang Hui) triangles and power laws in the logistic map

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    Velarde, Carlos; Robledo, Alberto

    2015-04-01

    We point out the joint occurrence of Pascal triangle patterns and power-law scaling in the standard logistic map, or more generally, in unimodal maps. It is known that these features are present in its two types of bifurcation cascades: period and chaotic-band doubling of attractors. Approximate Pascal triangles are exhibited by the sets of lengths of supercycle diameters and by the sets of widths of opening bands. Additionally, power-law scaling manifests along periodic attractor supercycle positions and chaotic band splitting points. Consequently, the attractor at the mutual accumulation point of the doubling cascades, the onset of chaos, displays both Gaussian and power-law distributions. Their combined existence implies both ordinary and exceptional statistical-mechanical descriptions of dynamical properties.

  6. 'Robert Schumann's mental illnesses. (Genius and madness)', by Mlle Dr Pascal (1908a): Introduction and translation by Felicia Gordon.

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    Gordon, Felicia

    2015-09-01

    Dr Constance Pascal's study of Robert Schumann's mental illnesses, dating from the early years of the twentieth century, reflects contemporary theories on the relations between gifted individuals and mental illness: the genius vs. madness debate. Pascal's reading of Schumann's musical career, in conjunction with his mental profile, offers a sympathetic and nuanced overview of the composer and a critical perspective on extant theories of his illness. PMID:26254133

  7. Serous retinal detachment following panretinal photocoagulation (PRP) using Pattern Scan Laser (PASCAL) photocoagulator

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    Azar, Georges; Wolff, Benjamin; Cornut, Pierre-Loïc; Mauget-Faÿsse, Martine

    2012-01-01

    Objective: To report a case of serous retinal detachment after Pattern Scan Laser (PASCAL) treatment in a diabetic woman. Methods: A 34-year-old diabetic woman presented with florid diabetic retinopathy after a miscarriage during the 20th week of pregnancy. Her Best Corrected Visual Acuity (BCVA) was 20/40 right eye (OD) and 20/30 left eye (OS). Fundus exam showed multiple microaneurysms, large blot hemorrhages and venous dilation both eyes (OU). Fundus fluorescein angiography (FFA) revealed large areas of capillary nonperfusion and panretinal neovascularisation in all quadrants OU. Macular Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography scan (SD-OCT) did not show any foveal thickening. Panretinal photocoagulation (PRP) was immediately performed OU during the same day. Results: Two days after PASCAL treatment, her BCVA decreased to 20/80 OU and worsened to Count Fingers (CF) during the following days. Fundus exam revealed an extensive serous retinal detachment confirmed on SD-OCT. 2 sub-conjunctival injections of 0.1 ml Betamethasone were done OU. One month later, BCVA improved to 20/30 and SD-OCT confirmed regression of retinal detachment. Conclusions: PASCAL is considered to be a safe treatment, but one has to be aware of its potential side effects. It has to be used with caution in pregnant women.

  8. 27 CFR 1.35 - Authority to issue, amend, deny, suspend, revoke, or annul basic permits.

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    2010-04-01

    ..., deny, suspend, revoke, or annul basic permits. 1.35 Section 1.35 Alcohol, Tobacco Products and Firearms..., deny, suspend, revoke, or annul basic permits. The authority and power of issuing, amending, or denying... of this chapter, may order the appropriate TTB officer to issue, deny, suspend, revoke, or...

  9. BRDF characterization of solar diffuser for JPSS J1 using PASCAL

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    Murgai, Vijay; Johnson, Lindsay; Moskun, Eric M.

    2014-10-01

    The Visible/Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) is a key sensor on the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (NPP) satellite as well as the upcoming Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS). VIIRS collects Earth radiometric and imagery data in 22 spectral bands from 0.4 to 12.5 μm. Radiometric calibration of the reflective bands in the 0.4 to 2.5 μm wavelength range is performed by measuring sunlight reflectance from Spectralon®. Reflected sun light is directly proportional to the Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function (BRDF) of the Spectralon®. This paper presents the BRDF measurements of the Spectralon® for JPSS-1 VIIIRS in the 0.4 - 1,63 μm wavelength using PASCAL (Polarization And Scatter Characterization Analysis of Lambertian materials) with an uncertainty better than 0.8%. PASCAL makes absolute measurements of BRDF in an analogous fashion to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Spectral Tri-function Automated Reflectance Reflectometer (STARR) facility. BRDF is calculated on the basis of the measured incident power, reflected power and geometric factors thus eliminating the need for a standard. The detector rotates about the sample in the plane defined by the source beam and the azimuth rotation of the sample. Unique additional features of this instrument include the ability to vary the sample elevation and roll / clock the sample about its normal thus allowing BRDF measurements in the as use geometry. A description of PASCAL, validation and the BRDF results of the Solar Diffuser are presented. Part dependent non-uniformity of Spectralon® was also observed.

  10. Pascal's Snowshoes

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    Akcay, Behiye

    2004-01-01

    The chief purpose of this activity is to strengthen students' understanding of concepts of floatation such as surface area and pressure (weight per unit area) via snowshoes. Students brainstorm, make predictions, perform calculations, and practice communication skills through interviewing elders and experts. This activity lets students see the…

  11. Denying Denial in Children with Sexual Behavior Problems

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    Reicher, Barbara

    2013-01-01

    Denial in some form is almost always present in the assessment and therapy of children with sexual behavior problems. Although it can be a major element in the therapeutic interaction, denial has received scant attention, both in teaching programs and professional literature. It is as if the clinical community is "denying denial."…

  12. 15 CFR 766.25 - Administrative action denying export privileges.

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    2010-01-01

    ... 15 Commerce and Foreign Trade 2 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Administrative action denying export privileges. 766.25 Section 766.25 Commerce and Foreign Trade Regulations Relating to Commerce and Foreign Trade (Continued) BUREAU OF INDUSTRY AND SECURITY, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE EXPORT ADMINISTRATION REGULATIONS ADMINISTRATIVE...

  13. 47 CFR 1.939 - Petitions to deny.

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    2012-10-01

    ... 47 Telecommunication 1 2012-10-01 2012-10-01 false Petitions to deny. 1.939 Section 1.939 Telecommunication FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION GENERAL PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE Grants by Random Selection Wireless Radio Services Applications and Proceedings Application Requirements and Procedures §...

  14. 42 CFR 489.12 - Decision to deny an agreement.

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    2010-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 5 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Decision to deny an agreement. 489.12 Section 489.12 Public Health CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES... hospital as defined in § 489.3 and does not have procedures in place for making physician...

  15. 78 FR 9907 - Hydrodynamics, Inc.; Notice Denying Late Intervention

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    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Hydrodynamics, Inc.; Notice Denying Late Intervention On June 24, 2010, Commission staff issued a three-year preliminary permit to Hydrodynamics, Inc. (Hydrodynamics) to study...

  16. Confess or Deny? What's a "Witch" To Do?

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    Reis, Elizabeth

    2003-01-01

    Focuses on what happened during witchcraft trials when people accused of witchcraft either denied the accusations or confessed. Explains that women were brought to trial more often because women were seen as more susceptible to evil influences. Addresses the role of theology. (CMK)

  17. 76 FR 76189 - 2002 Reopened-Previously Denied Determinations;

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    ... denied during this time period were automatically reopened. The reconsideration investigation revealed.... TA-W-80,204; Starks Manufacturing, Paris, AR. TA-W-80,204A; Stark Manufacturing, Russellville, AR. TA.... TA-W-80,246; Border Apparel, Inc., El Paso, TX. TA-W-80,266; BAE Systems Survivability...

  18. Denis Diderot (1713-1784): Enlightener, Encyclopedist, Educator.

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    Brickman, William W.

    1984-01-01

    The eminent eighteenth-century encyclopedia editor and French philosopher, Denis Diderot, exercised a powerful influence on thought and culture in Western and Eastern Europe. He was interested and involved in educational activities and ideas and contributed to pedagogical literature. His life, work, and educational thought are examined. (RM)

  19. 14 CFR 91.1014 - Issuing or denying management specifications.

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    2010-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 2 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Issuing or denying management specifications. 91.1014 Section 91.1014 Aeronautics and Space FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF... applicant: (1) Meets the applicable requirements of this subpart; and (2) Is properly and...

  20. 14 CFR 91.1014 - Issuing or denying management specifications.

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    2011-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 2 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Issuing or denying management specifications. 91.1014 Section 91.1014 Aeronautics and Space FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF... applicant: (1) Meets the applicable requirements of this subpart; and (2) Is properly and...

  1. 14 CFR 91.1014 - Issuing or denying management specifications.

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    2014-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 2 2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Issuing or denying management specifications. 91.1014 Section 91.1014 Aeronautics and Space FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF... applicant: (1) Meets the applicable requirements of this subpart; and (2) Is properly and...

  2. 14 CFR 91.1014 - Issuing or denying management specifications.

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    2013-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 2 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Issuing or denying management specifications. 91.1014 Section 91.1014 Aeronautics and Space FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF... applicant: (1) Meets the applicable requirements of this subpart; and (2) Is properly and...

  3. 14 CFR 91.1014 - Issuing or denying management specifications.

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    2012-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 2 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Issuing or denying management specifications. 91.1014 Section 91.1014 Aeronautics and Space FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF... applicant: (1) Meets the applicable requirements of this subpart; and (2) Is properly and...

  4. Perceptions of Sexual Violations: Denying a Kiss, Stealing a Kiss.

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    Semonsky, Michael R.; Rosenfeld, Lawrence B.

    1994-01-01

    Compares the perceptions of 387 male and female undergraduates of a scene involving a minor sexual violation in which 1 participant denies a kiss and the other kisses regardless. Differences in perceptions of offender and denier behavior are discussed with reference to social support for determining sexual behavior. (SLD)

  5. [Comment on “The Haskell Norm”] About Pascal and the unit of viscosity

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    Lliboutry, Louis A.

    I cannot leave unchallenged the assertion that Blaise (not Blasé) Pascal “was a nice man who essentially just used Torricelli's equipment to measure pressure.” I must answer the question of "What in Blasé's background qualified him for the viscosity honor?” (Eos, July 30,1996, p. 291).Blaise Pascal, who was borm in 1623, was a genius indeed. In 1653, 34 years before Newton's Principia, he laid the foundations of hydrostatics. When he was 12 years old, he mastered, again by himself, Euclid's geometry up to the 32nd proposition. At 16, he wrote a fine essay on conics. At 19, he devised and constructed the first mechanical computer in the world. At 29, in addition to his work on fluids, he helped Pierre Fermat set up probability theory and differential calculus. He was also a mystic and a great Christian thinker who wrote outstanding thoughts that were discovered after he died at the early age of 39.

  6. Qualitative novelty in seventeenth-century science: Hydrostatics from Stevin to Pascal.

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    Chalmers, Alan F

    2015-06-01

    Two works on hydrostatics, by Simon Stevin in 1586 and by Blaise Pascal in 1654, are analysed and compared. The contrast between the two serves to highlight aspects of the qualitative novelty involved in changes within science in the first half of the seventeenth century. Stevin attempted to derive his theory from unproblematic postulates drawn from common sense but failed to achieve his goal insofar as he needed to incorporate assumptions involved in his engineering practice but not sanctioned by his postulates. Pascal's theory went beyond common sense by introducing a novel concept, pressure. Theoretical reflection on novel experiments was involved in the construction of the new concept and experiment also provided important evidence for the theory that deployed it. The new experimental reasoning was qualitatively different from the Euclidean style of reasoning adopted by Stevin. The fact that a conceptualization of a technical sense of pressure adequate for hydrostatics was far from obvious is evident from the work of those, such as Galileo and Descartes, who did not make significant moves in that direction. PMID:26227226

  7. Does Pattern Scan Laser (PASCAL) photocoagulation really induce less VEGF expression in murine retina than conventional laser treatment?

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    Konac, Ece; Sonmez, Kenan; Bahcelioglu, Meltem; Kaplanoglu, Gulnur Take; Varol, Nuray; Sarac, Gulce Naz; Ozcan, P Yasin

    2014-10-01

    To investigate the differences in the mRNA and protein expression levels of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in murine retina between mice subjected to conventional laser (AG) and those subjected to Pattern Scan Laser (PASCAL) system. Male C57BL/6 mice were randomly assigned to one of three groups: Group 1 (G1) receiving retinal scatter laser photocoagulation using with AG photocoagulator (n=16), Group 2 (G2) receiving retinal scatter laser photocoagulation using with PASCAL (n=16) and Group 3 (G3) served as an untreated control group (n=6). Molecular and morphological analyses of VEGF were performed on days 1, 2 and 5 by ELISA, real-time PCR and immuno-histochemical analysis. In samples which underwent AG (G1), when compared with the control group (G3), VEGF mRNA level increased 2.4 folds on day 2, whereas it decreased on day 5 (p□0.001). In samples which underwent PASCAL (G2), on the other hand, VEGF mRNA level increased 1.8 folds on day 1 and 2.2 folds on day 5 when compared with the control group (G3). In samples which underwent AG (G1), when compared with the control group (G3), VEGF protein level increased significantly on day 2, whereas it decreased on day 5 (p□0.001). In group G2, the VEGF levels in the sensory retina significantly increased as compared to control groups at both 2 and 5 days after laser photocoagulation using PASCAL laser (p=0.012, both time points). The peak expressions of VEGF protein in samples which underwent PASCAL and conventional laser were found on day 5 and day 2 respectively. In retinas of PASCAL-treated mice, VEGF immunoreactivity gradually increased during the 5-day follow-up. However, in argon laser group, the strongest VEGF immunoreactivity was detected on day 2, then started to decrease on day 5. In summary, the expression of VEGF protein and mRNA gradually increase during a 5-day follow-up period in PASCAL-treated mouse eyes, whereas in AG group they reach their peak levels on the second day of follow-up and

  8. 16 CFR 1051.9 - Factors the Commission considers in granting or denying petitions.

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    2010-01-01

    ... Commission Action, 16 CFR 1009.8, sets forth the criteria upon which Commission priorities are based. ... denying petitions. (a) The major factors the Commission considers in deciding whether to grant or deny...

  9. 16 CFR 1051.9 - Factors the Commission considers in granting or denying petitions.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... Commission Action, 16 CFR 1009.8, sets forth the criteria upon which Commission priorities are based. ... denying petitions. (a) The major factors the Commission considers in deciding whether to grant or deny...

  10. 36 CFR 1202.76 - Can NARA deny my request for amendment?

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    2010-07-01

    ... 36 Parks, Forests, and Public Property 3 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Can NARA deny my request for amendment? 1202.76 Section 1202.76 Parks, Forests, and Public Property NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS... Can NARA deny my request for amendment? If the system manager denies your request to amend...

  11. 25 CFR 1000.227 - What happens if the Secretary denies the waiver request?

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    2011-04-01

    ... 25 Indians 2 2011-04-01 2011-04-01 false What happens if the Secretary denies the waiver request...-DETERMINATION AND EDUCATION ACT Waiver of Regulations § 1000.227 What happens if the Secretary denies the waiver request? If the Secretary denies a waiver request, the Secretary issues a written decision stating:...

  12. 25 CFR 1000.227 - What happens if the Secretary denies the waiver request?

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    2010-04-01

    ... 25 Indians 2 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false What happens if the Secretary denies the waiver request...-DETERMINATION AND EDUCATION ACT Waiver of Regulations § 1000.227 What happens if the Secretary denies the waiver request? If the Secretary denies a waiver request, the Secretary issues a written decision stating:...

  13. 13 CFR 114.109 - What if my claim is denied?

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    2011-01-01

    ... 13 Business Credit and Assistance 1 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false What if my claim is denied? 114... Tort Claims § 114.109 What if my claim is denied? SBA will notify you or your agent or legal representative in writing by certified or registered mail if it denies your claim. You have a right to file...

  14. 20 CFR 429.106 - What happens if my claim is denied?

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    2011-04-01

    ... 20 Employees' Benefits 2 2011-04-01 2011-04-01 false What happens if my claim is denied? 429.106... § 429.106 What happens if my claim is denied? (a) If your claim is denied, the SSA Claims Officer will... mailing of the notice if you disagree with the determination. (b) Before filing suit and before...

  15. 13 CFR 114.109 - What if my claim is denied?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 13 Business Credit and Assistance 1 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false What if my claim is denied? 114... Tort Claims § 114.109 What if my claim is denied? SBA will notify you or your agent or legal representative in writing by certified or registered mail if it denies your claim. You have a right to file...

  16. 40 CFR 310.20 - What are my options if EPA denies my request?

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    2010-07-01

    ... 40 Protection of Environment 27 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false What are my options if EPA denies my... options if EPA denies my request? If we deny your request because you failed to meet a requirement in this... only if you establish good cause for the exception and if granting the exception would be...

  17. 20 CFR 429.106 - What happens if my claim is denied?

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    2010-04-01

    ... 20 Employees' Benefits 2 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false What happens if my claim is denied? 429.106... § 429.106 What happens if my claim is denied? (a) If your claim is denied, the SSA Claims Officer will... mailing of the notice if you disagree with the determination. (b) Before filing suit and before...

  18. 12 CFR 1202.9 - How do I Appeal a Response Denying my FOIA Request?

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    2011-01-01

    ... 12 Banks and Banking 7 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false How do I Appeal a Response Denying my FOIA... OPERATIONS FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT § 1202.9 How do I Appeal a Response Denying my FOIA Request? (a) Right of Appeal. If FHFA denied your request in whole or in part, you may appeal the denial to:...

  19. 12 CFR 1202.9 - How do I Appeal a Response Denying my FOIA Request?

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    2010-01-01

    ... 12 Banks and Banking 7 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false How do I Appeal a Response Denying my FOIA... OPERATIONS FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT § 1202.9 How do I Appeal a Response Denying my FOIA Request? (a) Right of Appeal. If FHFA denied your request in whole or in part, you may appeal the denial to:...

  20. 25 CFR 103.40 - Will BIA make exceptions to its criteria for denying payment?

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    2011-04-01

    ... 25 Indians 1 2011-04-01 2011-04-01 false Will BIA make exceptions to its criteria for denying... exceptions to its criteria for denying payment? (a) BIA will not reduce or deny payment solely on the basis... lender transferred the loan under §§ 103.28 or 103.29 before maturity for value; (2) Notified BIA of...

  1. 25 CFR 103.40 - Will BIA make exceptions to its criteria for denying payment?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... 25 Indians 1 2014-04-01 2014-04-01 false Will BIA make exceptions to its criteria for denying... exceptions to its criteria for denying payment? (a) BIA will not reduce or deny payment solely on the basis... lender transferred the loan under §§ 103.28 or 103.29 before maturity for value; (2) Notified BIA of...

  2. 25 CFR 103.40 - Will BIA make exceptions to its criteria for denying payment?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ... 25 Indians 1 2013-04-01 2013-04-01 false Will BIA make exceptions to its criteria for denying... exceptions to its criteria for denying payment? (a) BIA will not reduce or deny payment solely on the basis... lender transferred the loan under §§ 103.28 or 103.29 before maturity for value; (2) Notified BIA of...

  3. 25 CFR 103.40 - Will BIA make exceptions to its criteria for denying payment?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 25 Indians 1 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Will BIA make exceptions to its criteria for denying... exceptions to its criteria for denying payment? (a) BIA will not reduce or deny payment solely on the basis... lender transferred the loan under §§ 103.28 or 103.29 before maturity for value; (2) Notified BIA of...

  4. 33 CFR 325.8 - Authority to issue or deny permits.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 33 Navigation and Navigable Waters 3 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Authority to issue or deny..., DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PROCESSING OF DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY PERMITS § 325.8 Authority to issue or deny permits... Chief of Engineers and his authorized representatives to issue or deny permits for dams or dikes...

  5. 31 CFR 256.54 - What happens if FMS denies a request for payment?

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    2010-07-01

    ... 31 Money and Finance: Treasury 2 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false What happens if FMS denies a request... if FMS denies a request for payment? FMS must deny any request for payment that fails to satisfy the... activity that resulted in the claim. If, upon reconsideration, FMS determines that payment from...

  6. 31 CFR 256.54 - What happens if FMS denies a request for payment?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... 31 Money and Finance:Treasury 2 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false What happens if FMS denies a request... if FMS denies a request for payment? FMS must deny any request for payment that fails to satisfy the... activity that resulted in the claim. If, upon reconsideration, FMS determines that payment from...

  7. 31 CFR 256.54 - What happens if FMS denies a request for payment?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... 31 Money and Finance:Treasury 2 2012-07-01 2012-07-01 false What happens if FMS denies a request... if FMS denies a request for payment? FMS must deny any request for payment that fails to satisfy the... activity that resulted in the claim. If, upon reconsideration, FMS determines that payment from...

  8. 31 CFR 256.54 - What happens if FMS denies a request for payment?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... 31 Money and Finance:Treasury 2 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false What happens if FMS denies a request... if FMS denies a request for payment? FMS must deny any request for payment that fails to satisfy the... activity that resulted in the claim. If, upon reconsideration, FMS determines that payment from...

  9. Transfer Function of Multi-Stage Active Filters: A Solution Based on Pascal's Triangle and a General Expression

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    Levesque, Luc

    2012-01-01

    A method is proposed to simplify analytical computations of the transfer function for electrical circuit filters, which are made from repetitive identical stages. A method based on the construction of Pascal's triangle is introduced and then a general solution from two initial conditions is provided for the repetitive identical stage. The present…

  10. The Effect of Classic and Web Based Educational Application, Applied for Turbo Pascal Lesson, on Student Success Level

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Bintas, Jale; Barut, Asim

    2008-01-01

    The aim of research is to compare difference between tenth class students and determine their level of success about classic and web based educational applications of Turbo Pascal lesson. This research was applied to 10 A and 10 TLB students of Izmir Karsikaya Anatolian Technical and industrial high school computer department in second term of…

  11. A Response to Louise Pascale, "Dispelling the Myth of the Non-Singer: Embracing Two Aesthetics for Singing"

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    Hoover, Maya

    2005-01-01

    In her paper, Louise Pascale encouraged a redefinition of the word "singer" and suggested ways to make it apply to a broader spectrum of people. The problem with the current definition, she believes, is that it is outdated and needs to be changed in order to better embrace the ideals of current society. Maya Hoover, responds by saying that in…

  12. Denying and preserving self: Batswana women's experiences of infertility.

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    Mogobe, Dintle K

    2005-08-01

    This qualitative study was conducted to understand and theoretically explain infertility from the perspective of 40 infertile women and four members of the traditional health care system. Symbolic interaction and feminism were combined to under-gird the study. Through ongoing data collection and analysis, a theoretical framework of denying and preserving self was constructed. Preserving self or self-preservation means developing personal measures aimed at preventing o rreducing harm inflicted by others as a result of one's infertility. Contributory factors to denying of self include denial of status as a woman; denial of immortality; denial of experiences of pregnancy, labour and delivery; denial of economic and social security; and the belief that they are being chastised by God and the forefathers. In addition, the women develop strategies to deal with such denials by looking for deeper meaning, working it out, giving in to feelings, getting more involved, getting away, and doin gadoption. Implications of the study are discussed. PMID:16485584

  13. Harm or Mere Inconvenience? Denying Women Emergency Contraception

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    McLeod, Carolyn

    2010-01-01

    This paper addresses the likely impact on women of being denied emergency contraception (EC) by pharmacists who conscientiously refuse to provide it. A common view—defended by Elizabeth Fenton and Loren Lomasky, among others—is that these refusals inconvenience rather than harm women so long as the women can easily get EC somewhere else close by. I argue from a feminist perspective that the refusals harm women even when they can easily get EC somewhere else close by. PMID:20706565

  14. Moissanite anvil cell design for giga-pascal nuclear magnetic resonance

    SciTech Connect

    Meier, Thomas; Herzig, Tobias; Haase, Jürgen

    2014-04-15

    A new design of a non-magnetic high-pressure anvil cell for nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) experiments at Giga-Pascal pressures is presented, which uses a micro-coil inside the pressurized region for high-sensitivity NMR. The comparably small cell has a length of 22 mm and a diameter of 18 mm, so it can be used with most NMR magnets. The performance of the cell is demonstrated with external-force vs. internal-pressure experiments, and the cell is shown to perform well at pressures up to 23.5 GPa using 800 μm 6H-SiC large cone Boehler-type anvils. {sup 1}H, {sup 23}Na, {sup 27}Al, {sup 69}Ga, and {sup 71}Ga NMR test measurements are presented, which show a resolution of better than 4.5 ppm, and an almost maximum possible signal-to-noise ratio.

  15. SED88: a Pascal program for the analysis of sedimentation equilibrium data.

    PubMed

    Reid, P M; Wilkinson, A E; Leung, K C; Jones, M N

    1989-04-01

    Analytical ultracentrifugation is commonly used for the determination of molecular weights (sedimentation equilibrium) and sedimentation coefficients (sedimentation rate) of biological macromolecules in solution. A Turbo Pascal program for the analysis of sedimentation equilibrium centrifugation data produced by absorbance optical systems is described. The user may enter data from a scan of absorbance versus distance from the centre of rotation, via a graphics tablet (or ASCII file). This is subsequently manipulated to yield an apparent weight average molecular weight for the given sample. Plots of ln (absorbance) versus (radius2) may also be produced. The method described uses readily available computational equipment requiring only a graphics tablet in addition to an IBM PC compatible computer. This technique and the software developed have been used to investigate the molecular weight range of two International Humic Substances Society (IHSS) reference samples from the Suwannee River. PMID:2524245

  16. First light from student Pascal Keller, Eschenbach/Switzerland on 6-8 June 2014

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Monstein, Christian

    2014-05-01

    Pascal Keller, a student during his exams for general qualification for university entrance, recently set up a Long Wavelength Array (LWA) antenna and a Callisto system to observe solar radio burst activity in his back yard (figure 1) in Eschenbach, Switzerland. The antenna, spectrometer and software were provided on loan by Institute for Astronomy, ETH Zurich. On the first observation day he observed his 1st light, a type II solar radio burst and some type III bursts. His aim is now to compare this LWA observation with others from the e-Callisto network, which is composed of different antenna types and different antenna sizes as well different locations worldwide. His first four observations on 6 and 8 June 2014 are presented in figures 2 to 5 and associated tables 1 to 4.

  17. Moissanite anvil cell design for giga-pascal nuclear magnetic resonance

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Meier, Thomas; Herzig, Tobias; Haase, Jürgen

    2014-04-01

    A new design of a non-magnetic high-pressure anvil cell for nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) experiments at Giga-Pascal pressures is presented, which uses a micro-coil inside the pressurized region for high-sensitivity NMR. The comparably small cell has a length of 22 mm and a diameter of 18 mm, so it can be used with most NMR magnets. The performance of the cell is demonstrated with external-force vs. internal-pressure experiments, and the cell is shown to perform well at pressures up to 23.5 GPa using 800 μm 6H-SiC large cone Boehler-type anvils. 1H, 23Na, 27Al, 69Ga, and 71Ga NMR test measurements are presented, which show a resolution of better than 4.5 ppm, and an almost maximum possible signal-to-noise ratio.

  18. Impact of some architectural features of the implementation of a concurrent pascal machine

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    Kim, K.H.; Abou-el-naga, A.

    1982-01-01

    The concurrent pascal machine (CPM), which is a virtual machine designed to support concurrent processes, was implemented on an 8-bit microcomputer as the beginning step toward constructing a fault-tolerant microcomputer network. The CPM architecture, whose first implementation was based on a PDP 11/45 minicomputer, reflects considerable influence of the PDP 11/45 architecture. The architectural differences between the 16-bit minicomputer and the 8-bit microcomputer which have significant impact on the difficulty of implementing CPMs are analyzed. Then some details on the implementation of the 16-bit virtual machine (CPM) on the 8-bit microcomuter are presented along with some approaches for tuning the CPM architecture to yield more efficient implementations on microcomputers. 7 references.

  19. Deep near-infrared survey of the Southern Sky (DENIS)

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    Deul, E.

    1992-01-01

    DENIS (Deep Near-Infrared Survey of the Southern Sky) will be the first complete census of astronomical sources in the near-infrared spectral range. The challenges of this novel survey are both scientific and technical. Phenomena radiating in the near-infrared range from brown dwarfs to galaxies in the early stages of cosmological evolution, the scientific exploitation of data relevant over such a wide range requires pooling expertise from several of the leading European astronomical centers. The technical challenges of a project which will provide an order of magnitude more sources than given by the IRAS space mission, and which will involve advanced data-handling and image-processing techniques, likewise require pooling of hardware and software resources, as well as of human expertise. The DENIS project team is composed of some 40 scientists, computer specialists, and engineers located in 5 European Community countries (France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, and Spain), with important contributions from specialists in Australia, Brazil, Chile, and Hungary. DENIS will survey the entire southern sky in 3 colors, namely in the I band at a wavelength of 0.8 micron, in the 1.25 micron J band, and in the 2.15 micron K' band. The sensitivity limits will be 18th magnitude in the I band, 16th in the J band, and 14.5th in the K' band. The angular resolution achieved will be 1 arcsecond in the I band, and 3.0 arcseconds in the J and K' bands. The European Southern Observatory 1 m telescope on La Silla will be dedicated to survey use during operations expected to last four years, commencing in late 1993. DENIS aims to provide the astronomical community with complete digitized infrared images of the full southern sky and a catalogue of extracted objects, both of the best quality and in readily accessible form. This will be achieved through dedicated software packages and specialized catalogues, and with assistance from the Leiden and Paris Data Analysis Centers. The data

  20. Older adults navigating medicare: when benefits are denied.

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    Aranha, Karen M; Bell, Nancy J; Dunham, Charlotte

    2013-01-01

    Guided by Bourdieu's theory of practice and symbolic violence, this qualitative study explored experiences and perceptions of elderly beneficiaries who had been denied rehabilitation services by Medicare. In semistructured interviews, 12 beneficiaries or family members told of the physical, psychological, and financial consequences of service denial/termination. The resulting perception of Medicare was as a cumbersome, difficult to negotiate system. Findings have implications for future research on service denial and indicate the need for better communication with, and support of, consumers by health care professionals when this occurs. PMID:23350568

  1. Expanding General Relativity's Space by S-Denying

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    Rabounski, Dmitri; Smarandache, Florentins; Borissova, Larissa

    2016-05-01

    Applying the S-denying procedure to signature conditions in a four-dimensional pseudo-Riemannian space - i.e. changing one (or even all) of the conditions to be partially true and partially false. Obtaining five kinds of expanded space-time for General Relativity. Kind I permits the space-time to be in collapse. Kind II permits the space-time to change its own signature. Kind III has peculiarities, linked to the third signature condition. Kind IV permits regions where the metric fully degenerates: there may be non-quantum teleportation, and a home for virtual photons. Kind V is common for kinds I, II, III, and IV.

  2. Evaluation of maritime object detection methods for full motion video applications using the PASCAL VOC Challenge framework

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    Jaszewski, Martin; Parameswaran, Shibin; Hallenborg, Eric; Bagnall, Bryan

    2015-03-01

    We present an initial target detection performance evaluation system for the RAPid Image Exploitation Resource (RAPIER) Full Motion Video (RFMV) maritime target tracking software. We test and evaluate four statistical target detection methods using 30 Hz full motion video from aerial platforms. Using appropriate algorithm performance criteria inspired by the PASCAL Visual Object Classes (VOC) Challenge, we address the tradeoffs between detection fidelity and computational speed/throughput.

  3. The effects of self-esteem and source credibility on self-denying prophecies.

    PubMed

    Hurley, A E

    1997-11-01

    Self-fulfilling prophecies are a well-studied phenomenon. The study of self-denying prophecies, however, is rare. Self-denying prophecies shift people's behavior in the direction opposite to the prophecy. The existence of self-denying prophecies was investigated in 222 students. The effects of self-esteem and the source of the prophecy were also investigated. The results suggest that self-denying prophecies exist and that self-esteem is an important moderator of self-denying prophecies. If managers and industrial/organizational psychologists had an understanding of self-denying prophecies, they might be better able to structure negative performance reviews in a way that could lead to improved employee performance. PMID:9390413

  4. The Magnetosphere of the Ultracool Dwarf DENIS 1048-3956

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    Ravi, V.; Hallinan, G.; Hobbs, G.; Champion, D. J.

    2011-07-01

    Ultracool dwarfs, the least-massive contributors to the stellar mass function, exhibit striking magnetic properties that are inconsistent with trends for more massive stars. Here, we present the widest-band radio observations to date of an ultracool dwarf, DENIS-P J104814.9-395604, in four 2 GHz bandwidths between wavelengths of 1 cm and 10 cm. These data were obtained with the Australia Telescope Compact Array using the new Compact Array Broadband Backend instrument. We detected a stable negatively sloped power-law spectrum in total intensity, with spectral index α = 1.71 ± 0.09. Circular polarization fractions between 0.25 and 0.4 were found at the low-frequency end of our detection band. We interpret these results as indicative of gyrosynchrotron emission. We suggest that the radio emission originates from beyond the corotation radius, RC , of the star. Adopting this model, we find RC between 1.2 R * and 2.9 R *, and a non-thermal electron density and magnetic field strength between 105 and 107.2 cm-3 and between 70 and 260 G, respectively, at RC . The model accounts for the violation of the Güdel-Benz relation between X-ray and radio luminosities of low-mass stars by DENIS-P J104814.9-395604.

  5. THE MAGNETOSPHERE OF THE ULTRACOOL DWARF DENIS 1048-3956

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    Ravi, V.; Hallinan, G.; Hobbs, G.; Champion, D. J.

    2011-07-01

    Ultracool dwarfs, the least-massive contributors to the stellar mass function, exhibit striking magnetic properties that are inconsistent with trends for more massive stars. Here, we present the widest-band radio observations to date of an ultracool dwarf, DENIS-P J104814.9-395604, in four 2 GHz bandwidths between wavelengths of 1 cm and 10 cm. These data were obtained with the Australia Telescope Compact Array using the new Compact Array Broadband Backend instrument. We detected a stable negatively sloped power-law spectrum in total intensity, with spectral index {alpha} = 1.71 {+-} 0.09. Circular polarization fractions between 0.25 and 0.4 were found at the low-frequency end of our detection band. We interpret these results as indicative of gyrosynchrotron emission. We suggest that the radio emission originates from beyond the corotation radius, R{sub C} , of the star. Adopting this model, we find R{sub C} between 1.2 R{sub *} and 2.9 R{sub *}, and a non-thermal electron density and magnetic field strength between 10{sup 5} and 10{sup 7.2} cm{sup -3} and between 70 and 260 G, respectively, at R{sub C} . The model accounts for the violation of the Guedel-Benz relation between X-ray and radio luminosities of low-mass stars by DENIS-P J104814.9-395604.

  6. DNASTAT: a Pascal unit for the statistical analysis of DNA and protein sequences.

    PubMed

    Kleffe, J; Hermann, K; Gunia, W; Vahrson, W; Wittig, B

    1995-08-01

    DNASTAT is a collection of Pascal routines for researchers who develop their own application programs for statistical analysis of DNA and protein sequences. Dynamic and file-based data structures allow users to process sets of sequences by simple loop control without limitations on the number of sequences and their individual sizes. This frees the programmer from potentially error-prone tasks like dynamic memory allocation and controlling array sizes. Sequences can be stored in databases along with biological and statistical attributes. Individual sequences can be accessed by column name and row number as with spread-sheets. DNASTAT allows large sets of sequences to be processed using a PC with standard configuration. Its small size, simplicity and free availability make it attractive to students of mathematical biology. Use of DNASTAT is illustrated by two sample programs that generate a database of coding regions from the GenBank entry of the tobacco chloroplast genome. A version of DNASTAT written in ANSI-C for PCs and Unix workstations is also available. PMID:8521055

  7. Pascal program for mass-spectral isotope-cluster identification. Final report

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    Lin, I.J.; Bulpett, D.A.

    1991-09-01

    A new isotope cluster identification program, named Reverse Cluster Search (RCS) is presented in full to assist the mass spectrometrist in the identification of unknowns. Given a clean, complete isotope cluster from a mass spectrum, its empirical formula can be found through the calculations of RCS. RCS was tested on known spectra which fit certain parameters of composition and spectral quality. Correlation between the matches given by RCS and the actual formula was excellent. RCS was written to run on both a DEC VAXStation 3500 and IBM PC compatibles. A companion program is also included which is called Forward Cluster Search (FCS). FCS will calculate theoretical mass spectral isotope clusters from empirical formula data. The purpose of this report is to provide the complete code for a Pascal program which is called Reverse Cluster Search (RCS). The authors goal was to develop a computer program to rapidly identify chemical formulas from mass spectral isotope cluster data requiring minimal disk storage and memory. Relying entirely upon low resolution mass spectral cluster data to predict or confirm empirical formulas is not recommended. High resolution, exact mass data is always preferred when complete confidence is required in the formula assignment; however, the presence of certain isotropic elements must be supported by the cluster data.

  8. Suit alleges Chicago schools denied job based on HIV.

    PubMed

    1997-04-18

    In 1996, the Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund persuaded the Chicago Board of Education to revoke a policy that demands applicants to disclose their HIV status. The Board promised to revise the policy, but on March 27, 1997 Lambda filed suit in U.S. District Court against the school board on behalf of an applicant who says he continues to be denied a teaching job because of his positive HIV status. The lawsuit claims that the board of education's requirement for any job applicant to provide a complete medical history and to submit to a medical examination is tantamount to requiring HIV status disclosure. The lawsuit states that the board is violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Rehabilitation Act, and Federal and State constitutional guarantees to privacy and equal protection under the law. The suit also says the board lacks procedural safeguards to ensure confidentiality of applicants' medical information. PMID:11364234

  9. Denying painkiller to HIV-positive inmate was not cruel.

    PubMed

    1996-07-26

    A Federal appeals court upheld a lower court's finding that South Carolina prison officials did not subject [name removed], who is HIV-positive, to cruel and unusual punishment by refusing to fill his medication requests. [Name removed] charged that officials and health care workers were deliberately indifferent to his medical needs while he was awaiting trial in the Berkeley County jail. Prison officials refused his request for Darvocet, a narcotic, and Restoril, a sleep aid, although drugs to treat his other conditions were provided. The prison nurse could not be held liable because she was not permitted to dispense the drugs. The appeals court also rejected [name removed]' claim that he was denied his due-process right to be free from the use of excessive force. Prison gaurds sprayed [name removed] with pepper mace after he threatened to sling blood at them. The court said the effects of the spray were minimal and officials followed proper clean up procedures. PMID:11363666

  10. Dissociation in individuals denying trauma exposure: findings from two samples.

    PubMed

    Briere, John; Runtz, Marsha

    2015-06-01

    A number of studies suggest that dissociation is reliably related to trauma exposure, and that inadequate regulation of posttraumatic distress may be a significant factor. We examined whether affect dysregulation predicts dissociation in those denying any lifetime exposure to trauma. These relationships were evaluated in a general population sample and a second sample of nontraumatized university students. In the first study, multivariate analyses indicated that, along with gender, affect dysregulation was a relatively strong predictor, accounting for 27% of the variance in dissociation. In the replication study, dissociation was associated with affect dysregulation, but not gender. Affect dysregulation seems to predict dissociative symptomatology in nontraumatized individuals. It is hypothesized that emotional distress, whether from trauma or other etiologies, motivates dissociation to the extent that it challenges the individual's compromised capacity for affect regulation. Treatment implications may include the potential helpfulness of interventions that increase emotion regulation skills. PMID:25974057

  11. 10 CFR 9.66 - Determinations authorizing or denying correction of records; appeals.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 10 Energy 1 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Determinations authorizing or denying correction of records; appeals. 9.66 Section 9.66 Energy NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION PUBLIC RECORDS Privacy Act... denied by the Assistant Inspector General for Investigations, the appeal must be in writing directed...

  12. 10 CFR 9.66 - Determinations authorizing or denying correction of records; appeals.

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    2013-01-01

    ... 10 Energy 1 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Determinations authorizing or denying correction of records; appeals. 9.66 Section 9.66 Energy NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION PUBLIC RECORDS Privacy Act... denied by the Assistant Inspector General for Investigations, the appeal must be in writing directed...

  13. 10 CFR 9.66 - Determinations authorizing or denying correction of records; appeals.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... 10 Energy 1 2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Determinations authorizing or denying correction of records; appeals. 9.66 Section 9.66 Energy NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION PUBLIC RECORDS Privacy Act... denied by the Assistant Inspector General for Investigations, the appeal must be in writing directed...

  14. 13 CFR 123.13 - What happens if my loan application is denied?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 13 Business Credit and Assistance 1 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false What happens if my loan... DISASTER LOAN PROGRAM Overview § 123.13 What happens if my loan application is denied? (a) If SBA denies... accompanied by current business financial statements. (e) If SBA declines your application a second time,...

  15. 77 FR 54402 - Dichlorvos (DDVP); Order Denying NRDC's Objections on Remand

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    ... order, (72 FR 68662, December 5, 2007), denying a petition to revoke all tolerances established for the... this objection, (73 FR 42683, July 23, 2008), but that order was vacated, in part, by the United States... dichlorvos met the FFDCA safety standard and, therefore, denied the petition. (72 FR 68695). NRDC then...

  16. 36 CFR 1256.34 - How long may access to some donated historical materials be denied?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... donated historical materials be denied? 1256.34 Section 1256.34 Parks, Forests, and Public Property... HISTORICAL MATERIALS Access to Donated Historical Materials § 1256.34 How long may access to some donated historical materials be denied? Some donated historical materials are closed for long periods, either...

  17. 36 CFR 1256.34 - How long may access to some donated historical materials be denied?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... donated historical materials be denied? 1256.34 Section 1256.34 Parks, Forests, and Public Property... HISTORICAL MATERIALS Access to Donated Historical Materials § 1256.34 How long may access to some donated historical materials be denied? Some donated historical materials are closed for long periods, either...

  18. 36 CFR 1256.34 - How long may access to some donated historical materials be denied?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... donated historical materials be denied? 1256.34 Section 1256.34 Parks, Forests, and Public Property... HISTORICAL MATERIALS Access to Donated Historical Materials § 1256.34 How long may access to some donated historical materials be denied? Some donated historical materials are closed for long periods, either...

  19. 47 CFR 73.3589 - Threats to file petitions to deny or informal objections.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... 47 Telecommunication 4 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Threats to file petitions to deny or informal... RADIO SERVICES RADIO BROADCAST SERVICES Rules Applicable to All Broadcast Stations § 73.3589 Threats to... exchange for withdrawing a threat to file or refraining from filing a petition to deny or an...

  20. 36 CFR 1250.36 - When will NARA deny a FOIA request?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... 36 Parks, Forests, and Public Property 3 2012-07-01 2012-07-01 false When will NARA deny a FOIA... Under FOIA § 1250.36 When will NARA deny a FOIA request? The FOIA contains nine exemptions under which... information that may be exempt from disclosure under the FOIA are as follows: Section of the FOIA: Reason...

  1. 20 CFR 402.190 - Officials who may deny a request for records under FOIA.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... 20 Employees' Benefits 2 2014-04-01 2014-04-01 false Officials who may deny a request for records under FOIA. 402.190 Section 402.190 Employees' Benefits SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION AVAILABILITY OF INFORMATION AND RECORDS TO THE PUBLIC § 402.190 Officials who may deny a request for records under FOIA....

  2. 12 CFR 1202.9 - How do I appeal a response denying my FOIA request?

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    2013-01-01

    ... 12 Banks and Banking 9 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false How do I appeal a response denying my FOIA... OPERATIONS FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT § 1202.9 How do I appeal a response denying my FOIA request? (a) Right... writing directly to the FOIA Appeals Officer through electronic mail, mail, delivery service, or...

  3. 12 CFR 1202.9 - How do I appeal a response denying my FOIA request?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... 12 Banks and Banking 10 2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false How do I appeal a response denying my FOIA... OPERATIONS FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT § 1202.9 How do I appeal a response denying my FOIA request? (a) Right... writing directly to the FOIA Appeals Officer through electronic mail, mail, delivery service, or...

  4. 36 CFR 1250.36 - When will NARA deny a FOIA request?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... 36 Parks, Forests, and Public Property 3 2014-07-01 2014-07-01 false When will NARA deny a FOIA... Under FOIA § 1250.36 When will NARA deny a FOIA request? The FOIA contains nine exemptions under which... information that may be exempt from disclosure under the FOIA are as follows: Section of the FOIA: Reason...

  5. 20 CFR 402.190 - Officials who may deny a request for records under FOIA.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ... 20 Employees' Benefits 2 2013-04-01 2013-04-01 false Officials who may deny a request for records under FOIA. 402.190 Section 402.190 Employees' Benefits SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION AVAILABILITY OF INFORMATION AND RECORDS TO THE PUBLIC § 402.190 Officials who may deny a request for records under FOIA....

  6. 20 CFR 402.190 - Officials who may deny a request for records under FOIA.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... 20 Employees' Benefits 2 2011-04-01 2011-04-01 false Officials who may deny a request for records under FOIA. 402.190 Section 402.190 Employees' Benefits SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION AVAILABILITY OF INFORMATION AND RECORDS TO THE PUBLIC § 402.190 Officials who may deny a request for records under FOIA....

  7. 12 CFR 1202.9 - How do I appeal a response denying my FOIA request?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... 12 Banks and Banking 9 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false How do I appeal a response denying my FOIA... OPERATIONS FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT § 1202.9 How do I appeal a response denying my FOIA request? (a) Right... writing directly to the FOIA Appeals Officer through electronic mail, mail, delivery service, or...

  8. 20 CFR 402.190 - Officials who may deny a request for records under FOIA.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ... 20 Employees' Benefits 2 2012-04-01 2012-04-01 false Officials who may deny a request for records under FOIA. 402.190 Section 402.190 Employees' Benefits SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION AVAILABILITY OF INFORMATION AND RECORDS TO THE PUBLIC § 402.190 Officials who may deny a request for records under FOIA....

  9. 36 CFR 1250.36 - When will NARA deny a FOIA request?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... 36 Parks, Forests, and Public Property 3 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false When will NARA deny a FOIA... Under FOIA § 1250.36 When will NARA deny a FOIA request? The FOIA contains nine exemptions under which... information that may be exempt from disclosure under the FOIA are as follows: Section of the FOIA: Reason...

  10. 20 CFR 402.190 - Officials who may deny a request for records under FOIA.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 20 Employees' Benefits 2 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false Officials who may deny a request for records under FOIA. 402.190 Section 402.190 Employees' Benefits SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION AVAILABILITY OF INFORMATION AND RECORDS TO THE PUBLIC § 402.190 Officials who may deny a request for records under FOIA....

  11. 36 CFR 1250.36 - When will NARA deny a FOIA request?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... 36 Parks, Forests, and Public Property 3 2013-07-01 2012-07-01 true When will NARA deny a FOIA... Under FOIA § 1250.36 When will NARA deny a FOIA request? The FOIA contains nine exemptions under which... information that may be exempt from disclosure under the FOIA are as follows: Section of the FOIA: Reason...

  12. 26 CFR 1.503(c)-1 - Future status of organizations denied exemption.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... 26 Internal Revenue 7 2014-04-01 2013-04-01 true Future status of organizations denied exemption. 1.503(c)-1 Section 1.503(c)-1 Internal Revenue INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY (CONTINUED) INCOME TAX (CONTINUED) INCOME TAXES (CONTINUED) Exempt Organizations § 1.503(c)-1 Future status of organizations denied exemption. (a)...

  13. 38 CFR 17.506 - Appeal of decision by Veterans Health Administration to deny disclosure.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... Veterans Health Administration to deny disclosure. 17.506 Section 17.506 Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans... Records § 17.506 Appeal of decision by Veterans Health Administration to deny disclosure. When a request... in part by the VA medical facility Director, Regional Director or Under Secretary for Health, the...

  14. 14 CFR 250.10 - Report of passengers denied confirmed space.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 4 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Report of passengers denied confirmed space. 250.10 Section 250.10 Aeronautics and Space OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (AVIATION PROCEEDINGS) ECONOMIC REGULATIONS OVERSALES § 250.10 Report of passengers denied confirmed...

  15. 22 CFR 96.59 - Review of decisions to deny accreditation or approval.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... approval. 96.59 Section 96.59 Foreign Relations DEPARTMENT OF STATE LEGAL AND RELATED SERVICES...) There is no administrative or judicial review of an accrediting entity's decision to deny an application for accreditation or approval. As provided in § 96.79, a decision to deny for these purposes...

  16. 38 CFR 17.506 - Appeal of decision by Veterans Health Administration to deny disclosure.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... Veterans Health Administration to deny disclosure. 17.506 Section 17.506 Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans... Records § 17.506 Appeal of decision by Veterans Health Administration to deny disclosure. When a request... in part by the VA medical facility Director, Regional Director or Under Secretary for Health, the...

  17. New source and process apportionment method using a three-dimensional chemical transport model: Process, Age, and Source region Chasing ALgorithm (PASCAL)

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    Matsui, H.; Koike, M.

    2012-08-01

    We have developed a new source and process apportionment method, the Process, Age, and Source region Chasing ALgorithm (PASCAL), and implemented it in a three-dimensional chemical transport model, the Community Multiscale Air Quality (CMAQ) model. By adding new variables (tagged species), PASCAL traces 1) the source region of emissions (source apportionment), 2) the age of individual species (elapsed time from emissions), 3) net and gross production and loss amounts from individual physical and chemical processes during transport (Lagrangian way), and 4) local production and loss rates at individual grid cells (Eulerian way) for primary and secondary aerosols and their precursor gases. The main advantage of PASCAL is the third one, which can trace accumulated production and loss amounts of individual processes during transport from source regions to each grid cell (Lagrangian type of integration) for both gross (production and loss) and net (gross production - loss) concentrations. Currently the method is applied for mixing ratios of CO and SO2 and mass concentrations of black carbon and sulfate aerosols. This algorithm is not impacted by the non-linearity of chemical reactions and is computationally efficient. CMAQ/PASCAL model calculations were conducted over the East Asian region to test its performance. The overall validity of PASCAL calculations is confirmed for all species, periods, altitudes, and regions. This algorithm will be a useful tool in evaluating source regions as well as formation and loss processes of aerosols in the atmosphere in order to make effective strategies for emissions reduction.

  18. Transfer function of multi-stage active filters: a solution based on Pascal's triangle and a general expression

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Lévesque, Luc

    2012-01-01

    A method is proposed to simplify analytical computations of the transfer function for electrical circuit filters, which are made from repetitive identical stages. A method based on the construction of Pascal's triangle is introduced and then a general solution from two initial conditions is provided for the repetitive identical stage. The present analysis is mainly of educational value, but the computing method is also found to be useful in ladder network designs, in applied systems such as transmission line networks and most likely in biological systems involving repetitive units.

  19. Gps-Denied Geo-Localisation Using Visual Odometry

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Gupta, Ashish; Chang, Huan; Yilmaz, Alper

    2016-06-01

    The primary method for geo-localization is based on GPS which has issues of localization accuracy, power consumption, and unavailability. This paper proposes a novel approach to geo-localization in a GPS-denied environment for a mobile platform. Our approach has two principal components: public domain transport network data available in GIS databases or OpenStreetMap; and a trajectory of a mobile platform. This trajectory is estimated using visual odometry and 3D view geometry. The transport map information is abstracted as a graph data structure, where various types of roads are modelled as graph edges and typically intersections are modelled as graph nodes. A search for the trajectory in real time in the graph yields the geo-location of the mobile platform. Our approach uses a simple visual sensor and it has a low memory and computational footprint. In this paper, we demonstrate our method for trajectory estimation and provide examples of geolocalization using public-domain map data. With the rapid proliferation of visual sensors as part of automated driving technology and continuous growth in public domain map data, our approach has the potential to completely augment, or even supplant, GPS based navigation since it functions in all environments.

  20. Bayesian statistics and information fusion for GPS-denied navigation

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Copp, Brian Lee

    It is well known that satellite navigation systems are vulnerable to disruption due to jamming, spoofing, or obstruction of the signal. The desire for robust navigation of aircraft in GPS-denied environments has motivated the development of feature-aided navigation systems, in which measurements of environmental features are used to complement the dead reckoning solution produced by an inertial navigation system. Examples of environmental features which can be exploited for navigation include star positions, terrain elevation, terrestrial wireless signals, and features extracted from photographic data. Feature-aided navigation represents a particularly challenging estimation problem because the measurements are often strongly nonlinear, and the quality of the navigation solution is limited by the knowledge of nuisance parameters which may be difficult to model accurately. As a result, integration approaches based on the Kalman filter and its variants may fail to give adequate performance. This project develops a framework for the integration of feature-aided navigation techniques using Bayesian statistics. In this approach, the probability density function for aircraft horizontal position (latitude and longitude) is approximated by a two-dimensional point mass function defined on a rectangular grid. Nuisance parameters are estimated using a hypothesis based approach (Multiple Model Adaptive Estimation) which continuously maintains an accurate probability density even in the presence of strong nonlinearities. The effectiveness of the proposed approach is illustrated by the simulated use of terrain referenced navigation and wireless time-of-arrival positioning to estimate a reference aircraft trajectory. Monte Carlo simulations have shown that accurate position estimates can be obtained in terrain referenced navigation even with a strongly nonlinear altitude bias. The integration of terrain referenced and wireless time-of-arrival measurements is described along with

  1. 78 FR 43272 - Agency Information Collection; Activity Under OMB Review; Report of Passengers Denied Confirmed...

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    ...; Report of Passengers Denied Confirmed Space--BTS Form 251 AGENCY: Research & Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), DOT. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: In compliance... BTS collecting reports on the number of passengers holding confirmed reservations that voluntarily...

  2. 19 CFR 122.66 - Clearance or permission to depart denied.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ...; DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY AIR COMMERCE REGULATIONS Clearance of Aircraft and Permission To Depart § 122.66 Clearance or permission to depart denied. If advance electronic air cargo information is not received...

  3. 75 FR 41921 - Agency Information Collection; Activity Under OMB Review; Report of Passengers Denied Confirmed...

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    ... following collection of information was published on April 16, 2010 (75 FR 21717). DATES: Written comments... Research & Innovative Technology Administration Agency Information Collection; Activity Under OMB Review; Report of Passengers Denied Confirmed Space AGENCY: Research & Innovative Technology Administration...

  4. 77 FR 18305 - Agency Information Collection; Activity Under OMB Review; Report of Passengers Denied Confirmed...

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    ... Research & Innovative Technology Administration Agency Information Collection; Activity Under OMB Review; Report of Passengers Denied Confirmed Space--BTS Form 251 AGENCY: Research & Innovative Technology...-statistical purposes including, but not limited to, publication of both Respondent's identity and its...

  5. 20 CFR 668.270 - What appeal rights are available to entities that are denied designation?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... Law Judges using the procedures at 20 CFR 667.800 or the alternative dispute resolution procedures at 20 CFR 667.840. The Grant Officer will provide an entity whose request for designation was denied,...

  6. Use of monitors in Pascal on the Lemur: a tutorial on the barrier, self-scheduling FOR-loop, and askfor monitors

    SciTech Connect

    Clausing, J.A.; Hagstrom, R.T.; Lusk, E.L.; Overbeek, R.A.

    1984-07-01

    A set of macro libraries has been developed that allows programmers to write portable Pascal code for multiprocessors. This document presents, in tutorial form, the macros used to implement three common synchronization patterns: self-scheduling FOR-loops, barrier synchronization, and the askfor monitor.

  7. Redundancy in the Pascal-Suttell Bender-Gestalt scoring system: discriminating organicity with only one design.

    PubMed

    Wagner, E E; Marsico, D S

    1991-03-01

    The eight Bender-Gestalt (B-G) designs scored by the Pascal-Suttell (P-S) system proved to be highly intercorrelated, while the ninth component, the Configuration score, was modestly related to only design one. A factor analysis of the eight designs revealed one significant factor, which was interpreted as reflecting general reproductive accuracy rather than special gestalt properties of the drawings. While the P-S Total score could discriminate between organic (n = 52) and nonorganic (n = 52) clinical outpatient groups with a 74% hit rate, only one design (seven) yielded a 73% discrimination. It was suggested that a quick and reliable method for screening for organicity with the B-G would be to calculate the P-S score for design seven only. PMID:2030131

  8. Experience with the Pascal® photocoagulator: An analysis of over 1200 laser procedures with regard to parameter refinement

    PubMed Central

    Sheth, Saumil; Lanzetta, Paolo; Veritti, Daniele; Zucchiatti, Ilaria; Savorgnani, Carola; Bandello, Francesco

    2011-01-01

    Aim: To systematically refine and recommend parameter settings of spot size, power, and treatment duration using the Pascal® photocoagulator, a multi-spot, semi-automated, short-duration laser system. Materials and Methods: A retrospective consecutive series with 752 Caucasian eyes and 1242 laser procedures over two years were grouped into, (1) 374 macular focal / grid photocoagulation (FP), (2), 666 panretinal photocoagulation (PRP), and (3) 202 barrage photocoagulation (BP). Parameters for power, duration, spot number, and spot size were recorded for every group. Results: Power parameters for all groups showed a non-gaussian distribution; FP group, median 190 mW, range 100 – 950 mW, and PRP group, median 800 mW, range 100 – 2000 mW. On subgroup comparison, for similar spot size, as treatment duration decreased, the power required increased, albeit in a much lesser proportion than that given by energy = power × time. Most frequently used patterns were single spot (89% of cases) in FP, 5 × 5 box (72%) in PRP, and 2 × 2 box (78%) in BP. Spot diameters as high as ≈ 700 μm on retina were given in the PRP group. Single session PRP was attempted in six eyes with a median spot count of 3500. Conclusion: Overall, due to the small duration of its pulse, the Pascal® photocoagulator tends to use higher powers, although much lower cumulative energies, than those used in a conventional laser. The consequent lesser heat dissipation, especially lateral, can allow one to use relatively larger spot sizes and give more closely spaced burns, without incurring significant side effects. PMID:21350276

  9. Variations in an African Grey parrot's speech patterns following ignored and denied requests.

    PubMed

    Colbert-White, Erin N; Hall, Hannah C; Fragaszy, Dorothy M

    2016-05-01

    Communicative competence is one measure of an individual's ability to navigate conversations with social partners. The current study explored the possibility of basic communicative competence in a non-mammal speaker, a speech-using African Grey parrot. Spontaneous conversations between one Grey named Cosmo and her caregiver were recorded, from which three corpora (i.e., bodies of text) of Cosmo's vocalizations were developed: (1) Baseline: Vocalizations containing no requests, (2) Ignored Requests: Vocalizations immediately following Cosmo's caregiver ignoring Cosmo's requests, and (3) Denied Requests: Vocalizations immediately following Cosmo's caregiver denying Cosmo's requests. The distributions of social (e.g., "I love you," kiss sounds) and nonsocial (e.g., answering machine beeps, "That's squirrel") vocalizations, as well as speech and nonword vocalizations, were statistically different across the three corpora. Additionally, qualitative analysis of the datasets indicated Cosmo was persistent in repeating vocalizations when denied and ignored, and interrupted her caregiver more often when requests were denied compared to ignored. Neither repetition nor interruption occurred during the Baseline conversations. The data indicate that despite the outcome being the same (i.e., request was unmet), Cosmo treated an ignored request differently than a denied request, modifying her vocalizations in accord with the specific context. Such modification is evidence of basic communicative competence. PMID:26700613

  10. A comparison of the Lacks and Pascal-Suttell Bender-Gestalt scoring methods for diagnosing brain damage in an outpatient sample.

    PubMed

    Marsico, D S; Wagner, E E

    1990-11-01

    The Pascal-Suttell method of scoring the Bender-Gestalt Test, which is molecular and seemingly homogeneous, and the Lacks method, which is molar and apparently heterogeneous, were compared for efficacy in diagnosing brain-damaged (n = 52) vs. non-brain-damaged (n = 52) outpatients. Both methods were superior to the FS WAIS IQ in making this distinction, and adding the WAIS in a discriminant analysis did not contribute much in terms of overall differentiation. The two scoring systems were correlated highly, and, although the predictive power of the Pascal-Suttell procedure was a little better than that of the Lacks, the latter has some practical advantages in terms of applicability and ease of scoring. PMID:2286685

  11. 33 CFR 96.390 - When will the Coast Guard deny entry into a U.S. port?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... 33 Navigation and Navigable Waters 1 2014-07-01 2014-07-01 false When will the Coast Guard deny entry into a U.S. port? 96.390 Section 96.390 Navigation and Navigable Waters COAST GUARD, DEPARTMENT OF... Coast Guard deny entry into a U.S. port? (a) Except for a foreign vessel entering U.S. waters...

  12. 33 CFR 96.390 - When will the Coast Guard deny entry into a U.S. port?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... 33 Navigation and Navigable Waters 1 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false When will the Coast Guard deny entry into a U.S. port? 96.390 Section 96.390 Navigation and Navigable Waters COAST GUARD, DEPARTMENT OF... Coast Guard deny entry into a U.S. port? (a) Except for a foreign vessel entering U.S. waters...

  13. 33 CFR 96.390 - When will the Coast Guard deny entry into a U.S. port?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... 33 Navigation and Navigable Waters 1 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false When will the Coast Guard deny entry into a U.S. port? 96.390 Section 96.390 Navigation and Navigable Waters COAST GUARD, DEPARTMENT OF... Coast Guard deny entry into a U.S. port? (a) Except for a foreign vessel entering U.S. waters...

  14. 33 CFR 96.390 - When will the Coast Guard deny entry into a U.S. port?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... 33 Navigation and Navigable Waters 1 2012-07-01 2012-07-01 false When will the Coast Guard deny entry into a U.S. port? 96.390 Section 96.390 Navigation and Navigable Waters COAST GUARD, DEPARTMENT OF... Coast Guard deny entry into a U.S. port? (a) Except for a foreign vessel entering U.S. waters...

  15. 26 CFR 1.547-5 - Deduction denied in case of fraud or wilful failure to file timely return.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... 26 Internal Revenue 7 2011-04-01 2009-04-01 true Deduction denied in case of fraud or wilful... Companies § 1.547-5 Deduction denied in case of fraud or wilful failure to file timely return. No deduction... that any part of the deficiency is due to fraud with intent to evade tax, or to wilful failure to...

  16. 43 CFR 5.5 - When will an agency deny a permit for commercial filming or still photography?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... 43 Public Lands: Interior 1 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false When will an agency deny a permit for commercial filming or still photography? 5.5 Section 5.5 Public Lands: Interior Office of the Secretary of... the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service § 5.5 When will an agency deny a permit for commercial filming...

  17. 43 CFR 5.5 - When will an agency deny a permit for commercial filming or still photography?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... 43 Public Lands: Interior 1 2014-10-01 2014-10-01 false When will an agency deny a permit for commercial filming or still photography? 5.5 Section 5.5 Public Lands: Interior Office of the Secretary of... the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service § 5.5 When will an agency deny a permit for commercial filming...

  18. 40 CFR 270.130 - What is the process for approving or denying my application for a RAP?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... denying my application for a RAP? 270.130 Section 270.130 Protection of Environment ENVIRONMENTAL... PERMIT PROGRAM Remedial Action Plans (RAPs) Getting A Rap Approved § 270.130 What is the process for approving or denying my application for a RAP? (a) If the Director tentatively finds that your...

  19. 40 CFR 270.130 - What is the process for approving or denying my application for a RAP?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... denying my application for a RAP? 270.130 Section 270.130 Protection of Environment ENVIRONMENTAL... PERMIT PROGRAM Remedial Action Plans (RAPs) Getting A Rap Approved § 270.130 What is the process for approving or denying my application for a RAP? (a) If the Director tentatively finds that your...

  20. 40 CFR 270.130 - What is the process for approving or denying my application for a RAP?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... denying my application for a RAP? 270.130 Section 270.130 Protection of Environment ENVIRONMENTAL... PERMIT PROGRAM Remedial Action Plans (RAPs) Getting A Rap Approved § 270.130 What is the process for approving or denying my application for a RAP? (a) If the Director tentatively finds that your...

  1. 40 CFR 270.130 - What is the process for approving or denying my application for a RAP?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... denying my application for a RAP? 270.130 Section 270.130 Protection of Environment ENVIRONMENTAL... PERMIT PROGRAM Remedial Action Plans (RAPs) Getting A Rap Approved § 270.130 What is the process for approving or denying my application for a RAP? (a) If the Director tentatively finds that your...

  2. 40 CFR 270.130 - What is the process for approving or denying my application for a RAP?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... denying my application for a RAP? 270.130 Section 270.130 Protection of Environment ENVIRONMENTAL... PERMIT PROGRAM Remedial Action Plans (RAPs) Getting A Rap Approved § 270.130 What is the process for approving or denying my application for a RAP? (a) If the Director tentatively finds that your...

  3. 26 CFR 1.547-5 - Deduction denied in case of fraud or wilful failure to file timely return.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... 26 Internal Revenue 7 2014-04-01 2013-04-01 true Deduction denied in case of fraud or wilful failure to file timely return. 1.547-5 Section 1.547-5 Internal Revenue INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY (CONTINUED) INCOME TAX (CONTINUED) INCOME TAXES (CONTINUED) Personal Holding Companies § 1.547-5 Deduction denied in case of...

  4. 41 CFR 105-64.504 - Under what conditions will I be denied an accounting of disclosures?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... will I be denied an accounting of disclosures? 105-64.504 Section 105-64.504 Public Contracts and... ADMINISTRATION Regional Offices-General Services Administration 64-GSA PRIVACY ACT RULES 64.5-Disclosure of Records § 105-64.504 Under what conditions will I be denied an accounting of disclosures? The...

  5. 75 FR 22436 - Notice With Respect to List of Countries Denying Fair Market Opportunities for Government-Funded...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-04-28

    ... TRADE REPRESENTATIVE Notice With Respect to List of Countries Denying Fair Market Opportunities for Government-Funded Airport Construction Projects AGENCY: Office of the United States Trade Representative. ACTION: Notice with respect to a list of countries denying fair market opportunities for...

  6. 13 CFR 124.206 - What appeal rights are available to an applicant that has been denied admission?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 13 Business Credit and Assistance 1 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false What appeal rights are available to an applicant that has been denied admission? 124.206 Section 124.206 Business Credit and... available to an applicant that has been denied admission? (a) An applicant may appeal a denial of...

  7. 78 FR 60997 - Agency Information Collection: Activity Under OMB Review: Report of Passengers Denied Confirmed...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2013-10-02

    ... comments on the following collection of information was published on July 19, 2013 (FR Vol 78, No 139-43272...: Report of Passengers Denied Confirmed Space--BTS Form 251 AGENCY: Research & Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), DOT. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: In...

  8. 75 FR 21717 - Agency Information Collection; Activity Under OMB Review; Report of Passengers Denied Confirmed...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-04-26

    ... OMB Review; Report of Passengers Denied Confirmed Space--BTS Form 251 AGENCY: Research & Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), DOT. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: In... need for and usefulness of BTS collecting reports on the number of passengers holding...

  9. 26 CFR 1.503(c)-1 - Future status of organizations denied exemption.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... 26 Internal Revenue 7 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 true Future status of organizations denied exemption. 1.503(c)-1 Section 1.503(c)-1 Internal Revenue INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY... notified the Commissioner that it is applying for recognition of its exempt status under section 508(a)...

  10. 30 CFR 1227.109 - What if the ONRR Director denies a State's delegation proposal?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... 30 Mineral Resources 3 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false What if the ONRR Director denies a State's delegation proposal? 1227.109 Section 1227.109 Mineral Resources OFFICE OF SURFACE MINING RECLAMATION AND ENFORCEMENT, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Natural Resources Revenue DELEGATION TO STATES Delegation...

  11. 7 CFR 319.77-5 - Disposition of regulated articles denied entry.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 5 2014-01-01 2014-01-01 false Disposition of regulated articles denied entry. 319.77-5 Section 319.77-5 Agriculture Regulations of the Department of Agriculture (Continued) ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOREIGN QUARANTINE NOTICES Gypsy Moth...

  12. 7 CFR 319.77-5 - Disposition of regulated articles denied entry.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 5 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Disposition of regulated articles denied entry. 319.77-5 Section 319.77-5 Agriculture Regulations of the Department of Agriculture (Continued) ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOREIGN QUARANTINE NOTICES Gypsy Moth...

  13. 7 CFR 319.77-5 - Disposition of regulated articles denied entry.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 5 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Disposition of regulated articles denied entry. 319.77-5 Section 319.77-5 Agriculture Regulations of the Department of Agriculture (Continued) ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOREIGN QUARANTINE NOTICES Gypsy Moth...

  14. 7 CFR 319.77-5 - Disposition of regulated articles denied entry.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 5 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Disposition of regulated articles denied entry. 319.77-5 Section 319.77-5 Agriculture Regulations of the Department of Agriculture (Continued) ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOREIGN QUARANTINE NOTICES Gypsy Moth...

  15. 7 CFR 319.77-5 - Disposition of regulated articles denied entry.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... 7 Agriculture 5 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Disposition of regulated articles denied entry. 319.77-5 Section 319.77-5 Agriculture Regulations of the Department of Agriculture (Continued) ANIMAL AND PLANT HEALTH INSPECTION SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOREIGN QUARANTINE NOTICES Gypsy Moth...

  16. 75 FR 55997 - Carbaryl; Order Denying NRDC's Objections and Requests for Hearing

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-09-15

    ... denies objections, and requests for a hearing on those objections, to an earlier EPA Order, (73 FR 64229.... (73 FR 64229, October 29, 2008) (Ref. 4). NRDC then filed objections to EPA's denial of NRDC's.... (73 FR 64229, October 29, 2008). Orders issued under section 408(d)(4)(iii) are subject to...

  17. 75 FR 56504 - Action Affecting Export Privileges; Rigel Optics, Inc. and Donald Wayne Hatch; Order Denying...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-09-16

    ... August 12, 2010 (75 FR 50681, August 16, 2010), has continued the Regulations in effect under the... Bureau of Industry and Security Action Affecting Export Privileges; Rigel Optics, Inc. and Donald Wayne Hatch; Order Denying Export Privileges In the Matter of: Rigel Optics, Inc., 477 South 28th...

  18. 45 CFR 78.3 - Benefits not denied to rehabilitated offenders.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... substances shall be denied Federal benefits relating to long-term drug treatment programs for addiction under... to a long-term treatment program for addiction as defined by § 78.2(b), provided that in the... addiction as defined by § 78.2(b), provided that in the determination of the sentencing court there is...

  19. 45 CFR 78.3 - Benefits not denied to rehabilitated offenders.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... substances shall be denied Federal benefits relating to long-term drug treatment programs for addiction under... to a long-term treatment program for addiction as defined by § 78.2(b), provided that in the... addiction as defined by § 78.2(b), provided that in the determination of the sentencing court there is...

  20. 45 CFR 78.3 - Benefits not denied to rehabilitated offenders.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... substances shall be denied Federal benefits relating to long-term drug treatment programs for addiction under... to a long-term treatment program for addiction as defined by § 78.2(b), provided that in the... addiction as defined by § 78.2(b), provided that in the determination of the sentencing court there is...

  1. 42 CFR 488.418 - Secretarial authority to deny all payments.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 5 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false Secretarial authority to deny all payments. 488.418 Section 488.418 Public Health CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN... Enforcement of Compliance for Long-Term Care Facilities with Deficiencies § 488.418 Secretarial authority...

  2. 42 CFR 488.418 - Secretarial authority to deny all payments.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 5 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false Secretarial authority to deny all payments. 488.418 Section 488.418 Public Health CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN... Enforcement of Compliance for Long-Term Care Facilities with Deficiencies § 488.418 Secretarial authority...

  3. 42 CFR 488.418 - Secretarial authority to deny all payments.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 5 2014-10-01 2014-10-01 false Secretarial authority to deny all payments. 488.418 Section 488.418 Public Health CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN... Enforcement of Compliance for Long-Term Care Facilities with Deficiencies § 488.418 Secretarial authority...

  4. 42 CFR 488.418 - Secretarial authority to deny all payments.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 5 2010-10-01 2010-10-01 false Secretarial authority to deny all payments. 488.418 Section 488.418 Public Health CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN... Enforcement of Compliance for Long-Term Care Facilities with Deficiencies § 488.418 Secretarial authority...

  5. 42 CFR 488.418 - Secretarial authority to deny all payments.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 5 2012-10-01 2012-10-01 false Secretarial authority to deny all payments. 488.418 Section 488.418 Public Health CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN... Enforcement of Compliance for Long-Term Care Facilities with Deficiencies § 488.418 Secretarial authority...

  6. 76 FR 11756 - Action Affecting Export Privileges; Ali Amirnazmi; Order Denying Export Privileges

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-03-03

    ..., 2010 (75 FR 50,681, August 16, 2010), has continued the Regulations in effect under the International... any item subject to the Regulations; B. Take any action that facilitates the acquisition or attempted acquisition by the Denied Person of the ownership, possession, or control of any item subject to...

  7. 36 CFR 1256.24 - How long may access to some records be denied?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 36 Parks, Forests, and Public Property 3 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false How long may access to some records be denied? 1256.24 Section 1256.24 Parks, Forests, and Public Property NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION PUBLIC AVAILABILITY AND USE ACCESS TO RECORDS AND DONATED HISTORICAL MATERIALS Access to Federal Archival Records § 1256.24...

  8. 42 CFR 136.416 - When should the IHS deny employment or dismiss an employee?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... employee? 136.416 Section 136.416 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES INDIAN HEALTH Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention § 136.416 When should the IHS deny employment or dismiss...

  9. 36 CFR 1256.24 - How long may access to some records be denied?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... 36 Parks, Forests, and Public Property 3 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false How long may access to some... RECORDS ADMINISTRATION PUBLIC AVAILABILITY AND USE ACCESS TO RECORDS AND DONATED HISTORICAL MATERIALS Access to Federal Archival Records § 1256.24 How long may access to some records be denied? (a)...

  10. 14 CFR 250.2b - Carriers to request volunteers for denied boarding.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 4 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Carriers to request volunteers for denied boarding. 250.2b Section 250.2b Aeronautics and Space OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (AVIATION PROCEEDINGS) ECONOMIC REGULATIONS OVERSALES § 250.2b Carriers to request volunteers for...

  11. 14 CFR 250.6 - Exceptions to eligibility for denied boarding compensation.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 4 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Exceptions to eligibility for denied boarding compensation. 250.6 Section 250.6 Aeronautics and Space OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (AVIATION PROCEEDINGS) ECONOMIC REGULATIONS OVERSALES § 250.6 Exceptions to eligibility for...

  12. 14 CFR 250.9 - Written explanation of denied boarding compensation and boarding priorities, and verbal...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-01-01

    ... 14 Aeronautics and Space 4 2013-01-01 2013-01-01 false Written explanation of denied boarding... 250.9 Aeronautics and Space OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (AVIATION... Office of Management and Budget under control number 3024-0003)...

  13. 75 FR 38417 - Carbaryl; Order Denying Washington Toxics Coalition Petition to Revoke Tolerances and Notice of...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2010-07-02

    ...This order denies a petition requesting that EPA revoke all pesticide tolerances for carbaryl under section 408(d) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA). The petition was filed on January 10, 2005 by the Washington Toxics Coalition (WTC). This order also informs the public of the availability of a response to WTC's petition to cancel all uses of...

  14. 32 CFR 725.8 - Considerations in determining to grant or deny a request.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... 32 National Defense 5 2012-07-01 2012-07-01 false Considerations in determining to grant or deny a request. 725.8 Section 725.8 National Defense Department of Defense (Continued) DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY PERSONNEL RELEASE OF OFFICIAL INFORMATION FOR LITIGATION PURPOSES AND TESTIMONY BY DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY PERSONNEL § 725.8 Considerations...

  15. 48 CFR 19.602-2 - Issuing or denying a Certificate of Competency (COC).

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... Certificate of Competency (COC). 19.602-2 Section 19.602-2 Federal Acquisition Regulations System FEDERAL ACQUISITION REGULATION SOCIOECONOMIC PROGRAMS SMALL BUSINESS PROGRAMS Certificates of Competency and Determinations of Responsibility 19.602-2 Issuing or denying a Certificate of Competency (COC). Within...

  16. 26 CFR 1.503(c)-1 - Future status of organizations denied exemption.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... 26 Internal Revenue 7 2011-04-01 2009-04-01 true Future status of organizations denied exemption. 1.503(c)-1 Section 1.503(c)-1 Internal Revenue INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY (CONTINUED) INCOME TAX (CONTINUED) INCOME TAXES (CONTINUED) Exempt Organizations § 1.503(c)-1 Future...

  17. 26 CFR 1.503(c)-1 - Future status of organizations denied exemption.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ... 26 Internal Revenue 7 2012-04-01 2012-04-01 false Future status of organizations denied exemption. 1.503(c)-1 Section 1.503(c)-1 Internal Revenue INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY (CONTINUED) INCOME TAX (CONTINUED) INCOME TAXES (CONTINUED) Exempt Organizations § 1.503(c)-1 Future...

  18. 26 CFR 1.503(c)-1 - Future status of organizations denied exemption.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ... 26 Internal Revenue 7 2013-04-01 2013-04-01 false Future status of organizations denied exemption. 1.503(c)-1 Section 1.503(c)-1 Internal Revenue INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY (CONTINUED) INCOME TAX (CONTINUED) INCOME TAXES (CONTINUED) Exempt Organizations § 1.503(c)-1 Future...

  19. 45 CFR 78.3 - Benefits not denied to rehabilitated offenders.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... substances shall be denied Federal benefits relating to long-term drug treatment programs for addiction under... to a long-term treatment program for addiction as defined by § 78.2(b), provided that in the... addiction as defined by § 78.2(b), provided that in the determination of the sentencing court there is...

  20. 15 CFR 904.303 - Notice of intent to deny permit (NIDP).

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... PROCEDURES Permit Sanctions and Denials General § 904.303 Notice of intent to deny permit (NIDP). (a) NOAA..., or permit administered by NOAA, for failure to pay a civil penalty or criminal fine, or for failure... issuance and any opportunity for a hearing, and will be served in accordance with § 904.3. (c) NOAA...

  1. Psychosocial Functioning of Bullied Youth Who Adopt versus Deny the Bully-Victim Label

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Sharkey, Jill D.; Ruderman, Matthew A.; Mayworm, Ashley M.; Green, Jennifer Greif; Furlong, Michael J.; Rivera, Nelly; Purisch, Lindsey

    2015-01-01

    This study addressed a need for research on the association between adopting or denying the label of bully victim and students' psychosocial functioning. Participants were 1,063 students in Grades 5, 7, and 9 in a school district in the northeastern United States. Students were grouped based on their pattern of responses to (a) the California…

  2. 15 CFR 325.9 - Reconsidering an application that has been denied.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... 15 Commerce and Foreign Trade 2 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Reconsidering an application that has... REGULATIONS EXPORT TRADE CERTIFICATES OF REVIEW § 325.9 Reconsidering an application that has been denied. (a... request for reconsideration has been received....

  3. 20 CFR 668.270 - What appeal rights are available to entities that are denied designation?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ... Administrative Law Judges using the procedures at 20 CFR 667.800 or the alternative dispute resolution procedures at 20 CFR 667.840. The Grant Officer will provide an entity whose request for designation was denied... ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (CONTINUED) INDIAN AND NATIVE AMERICAN PROGRAMS UNDER TITLE I OF...

  4. 45 CFR 78.3 - Benefits not denied to rehabilitated offenders.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-10-01

    ... substances shall be denied Federal benefits relating to long-term drug treatment programs for addiction under... to a long-term treatment program for addiction as defined by § 78.2(b), provided that in the... addiction as defined by § 78.2(b), provided that in the determination of the sentencing court there is...

  5. 15 CFR 904.303 - Notice of intent to deny permit (NIDP).

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... PROCEDURES Permit Sanctions and Denials General § 904.303 Notice of intent to deny permit (NIDP). (a) NOAA..., or permit administered by NOAA, for failure to pay a civil penalty or criminal fine, or for failure... issuance and any opportunity for a hearing, and will be served in accordance with § 904.3. (c) NOAA...

  6. 42 CFR 136.416 - When should the IHS deny employment or dismiss an employee?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 1 2012-10-01 2012-10-01 false When should the IHS deny employment or dismiss an employee? 136.416 Section 136.416 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES INDIAN HEALTH Indian...

  7. 42 CFR 136.416 - When should the IHS deny employment or dismiss an employee?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 1 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false When should the IHS deny employment or dismiss an employee? 136.416 Section 136.416 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES INDIAN HEALTH Indian...

  8. 42 CFR 136.416 - When should the IHS deny employment or dismiss an employee?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 1 2013-10-01 2013-10-01 false When should the IHS deny employment or dismiss an employee? 136.416 Section 136.416 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES INDIAN HEALTH Indian...

  9. 42 CFR 136.416 - When should the IHS deny employment or dismiss an employee?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... 42 Public Health 1 2014-10-01 2014-10-01 false When should the IHS deny employment or dismiss an employee? 136.416 Section 136.416 Public Health PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES INDIAN HEALTH SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES INDIAN HEALTH Indian...

  10. 43 CFR 2884.24 - What fees do I owe if BLM denies my application or if I withdraw my application?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 43 Public Lands: Interior 2 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false What fees do I owe if BLM denies my application or if I withdraw my application? 2884.24 Section 2884.24 Public Lands: Interior Regulations... fees do I owe if BLM denies my application or if I withdraw my application? If BLM denies...

  11. Metapsychology or metapsychologies? Some comments on Paul Denis's paper 'The drive revisited: mastery and satisfaction'.

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    Sapisochin, Gabriel

    2016-06-01

    In this commentary on Paul Denis's paper 'The drive revisited: mastery and satisfaction', the author defends the idea of a plurality of metapsychologies that must be contrasted with and distinguished from each other while avoiding incompatible translations between models. In this connection he presents various theoretical approaches to aggression and the death drive, and demonstrates the differences between the drive model and the model underlying the theory of internalized object relations. The author holds that the concept of the internal object differs from Freud's notion of the representation (Vorstellung). He also considers that the imago as defined by Paul Denis in fact corresponds to the concept of the internal object. Lastly, he addresses the complex issue of listening to archaic forms of psychic functioning and their non-discursive presentation within the analytic process, which affects the transference-countertransference link. PMID:27437625

  12. New species of Brachystomellidae and characterization of Micronella porcus (Denis, 1933) from Brazil

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    Queiroz, Gabriel C.; de Mendonça, Maria Cleide

    2013-01-01

    Abstract Three new species of Brachystomellidae from high altitude fields of southeast Brazil are described and illustrated and additions made to the description of Micronella porcus (Denis, 1933). The new species are Neorganella rotundatae sp. n., the second for the genus, Micronella itacaman sp. n. and Micronella longisensilla sp. n. Diagnosis of the genera have been extended. An identification key to the genus Micronella Arlé, 1959 is provided. PMID:23878516

  13. Parental Reasoning, Denying Privileges, Yelling, and Spanking: Ethnic Differences and Associations with Child Externalizing Behavior

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    Lansford, Jennifer E.; Wager, Laura B.; Bates, John E.; Dodge, Kenneth A.; Pettit, Gregory S.

    2012-01-01

    Synopsis Objective This study was designed to examine whether African American and European American mothers differ in their discipline use when reasoning, denying privileges, yelling, and spanking are considered simultaneously and whether there are ethnic group differences in how these four forms of discipline are associated with child externalizing behavior. Design Structural equation models were used to examine relations between children's externalizing behavior in kindergarten (age 5), mothers' discipline in grades 1-3 (ages 6-8), and children's externalizing behavior in grade 4 (age 9) in a sample of 585 mothers and children. Results African American and European American mothers showed the same rank order frequency of reported use of each of the four forms of discipline, most frequently using reasoning, followed by yelling, denying privileges, and least frequently spanking. However, European American mothers more frequently reported using three of the four forms of discipline than did African American mothers, with no ethnic differences in the frequency with which mothers reported spanked. For European American children, higher levels of teacher-reported child externalizing in kindergarten predicted mothers' more frequent report of denying privileges, yelling, and spanking in grades 1-3; only spanking was associated with more child externalizing behaviors in grade 4. For African American children, teacher-reported child externalizing in kindergarten was unrelated to mothers' report of discipline in grades 1-3; considering predictions from discipline to grade 4 child externalizing, only denying privileges was predictive. Conclusions European American and African American families differ in links between children's teacher-reported externalizing behaviors and subsequent mother-reported discipline as well as links between mother-reported discipline and children's subsequent teacher-reported externalizing. PMID:23750114

  14. Mental Health Diagnoses 3 Years After Receiving or Being Denied an Abortion in the United States

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    Neuhaus, John M.; Foster, Diana G.

    2015-01-01

    Objectives. We set out to assess the occurrence of new depression and anxiety diagnoses in women 3 years after they sought an abortion. Methods. We conducted semiannual telephone interviews of 956 women who sought abortions from 30 US facilities. Adjusted multivariable discrete-time logistic survival models examined whether the study group (women who obtained abortions just under a facility’s gestational age limit, who were denied abortions and carried to term, who were denied abortions and did not carry to term, and who received first-trimester abortions) predicted depression or anxiety onset during seven 6-month time intervals. Results. The 3-year cumulative probability of professionally diagnosed depression was 9% to 14%; for anxiety it was 10% to 15%, with no study group differences. Women in the first-trimester group and women denied abortions who did not give birth had greater odds of new self-diagnosed anxiety than did women who obtained abortions just under facility gestational limits. Conclusions. Among women seeking abortions near facility gestational limits, those who obtained abortions were at no greater mental health risk than were women who carried an unwanted pregnancy to term. PMID:26469674

  15. 20 CFR 402.200 - How to appeal a decision denying all or part of a request.

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    2010-04-01

    ... 20 Employees' Benefits 2 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 false How to appeal a decision denying all or part of a request. 402.200 Section 402.200 Employees' Benefits SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION AVAILABILITY OF INFORMATION AND RECORDS TO THE PUBLIC § 402.200 How to appeal a decision denying all or part of a request. (a) How to appeal. If all or part...

  16. Access Denied

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    Raths, David

    2012-01-01

    As faculty members add online and multimedia elements to their courses, colleges and universities across the country are realizing that there is a lot of work to be done to ensure that disabled students (and employees) have equal access to course material and university websites. Unfortunately, far too few schools consider the task a top priority.…

  17. Access Denied

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    Villano, Matt

    2008-01-01

    Building access control (BAC)--a catchall phrase to describe the systems that control access to facilities across campus--has traditionally been handled with remarkably low-tech solutions: (1) manual locks; (2) electronic locks; and (3) ID cards with magnetic strips. Recent improvements have included smart cards and keyless solutions that make use…

  18. Rediscovering Pascal's Mystic Hexagon

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    Augros, Michael

    2012-01-01

    While the path to mathematical discovery is often intuitive and not simply reducible to the application of a method, neither is it in most cases entirely haphazard. Certain kinds of questions and certain ways of looking at things tend to produce new and interesting results. To illustrate, this paper tells a story of how someone might discover…

  19. Simulation of the passive condensation cooling tank of the PASCAL test facility using the component thermal-hydraulic analysis code CUPID

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    Cho, H. K.; Lee, S. J.; Kang, K. H.; Yoon, H. Y.

    2012-07-01

    For the analysis of transient two-phase flows in nuclear reactor components, a three-dimensional thermal hydraulics code, named CUPID, has been being developed. In the present study, the CUPID code was applied for the simulation of the PASCAL (PAFS Condensing Heat Removal Assessment Loop) test facility constructed with an aim of validating the cooling and operational performance of the PAFS (Passive Auxiliary Feedwater System). The PAFS is one of the advanced safety features adopted in the APR+ (Advanced Power Reactor +), which is intended to completely replace the conventional active auxiliary feedwater system. This paper presents the preliminary simulation results of the PASCAL facility performed with the CUPID code in order to verify its applicability to the thermal-hydraulic phenomena inside the system. A standalone calculation for the passive condensation cooling tank was performed by imposing a heat source boundary condition and the transient thermal-hydraulic behaviors inside the system, such as the water level, temperature and velocity, were qualitatively investigated. The simulation results verified that the natural circulation and boiling phenomena in the water pool can be well reproduced by the CUPID code. (authors)

  20. Reduced Survival in Bariatric Surgery Candidates Delayed or Denied by Lack of Insurance Approval.

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    Flanagan, Eleisha; Ghaderi, Iman; Overby, D Wayne; Farrell, Timothy M

    2016-02-01

    Bariatric surgery reduces mortality for Americans who meet candidacy criteria and have insurance coverage. Unfortunately, some medically suitable candidates are denied or delayed during insurance approval processes. The long-term impact of such care delays on survival is unknown. Using a prospectively maintained bariatric intake database, we identified consecutive applicants who were evaluated and medically cleared by our multidisciplinary care team and for whom insurance approval was requested. We compared survival in those who were initially approved by their insurance carriers (controls) and those who were initially denied coverage (subjects). Mortality was determined using the Social Security Death Index. Kaplan-Meier survival curves were plotted and the log-rank test for significance was applied. From August 2003 to December 2008, 463 patients (391 females, mean age 45 ± 10 years, mean body mass index 52.5 ± 9.4 kg/m(2)) were medically cleared for a bariatric procedure. Of these, 363 were approved by insurance on initial request, whereas 100 were denied. Given the study's intention to measure the aggregate impact of delays and denials, nine patients who later came to operation after appeal or coverage change were maintained in the subject cohort. During 0- to 113-month follow-up, six subjects (6%) died compared with seven controls (1.9%), corresponding to a statistically significant survival benefit for patients initially approved for bariatric surgery without delay or denial (P < 0.001). In conclusion, access to bariatric surgical care was impeded by insurance certification processes in 22 per cent of medically acceptable candidates. Processes that delay or restrict efficient access to bariatric surgery are associated with a 3-fold mortality increase. PMID:26874141

  1. Denying humanness to others: a newly discovered mechanism by which violent video games increase aggressive behavior.

    PubMed

    Greitemeyer, Tobias; McLatchie, Neil

    2011-05-01

    Past research has provided abundant evidence that playing violent video games increases aggressive behavior. So far, these effects have been explained mainly as the result of priming existing knowledge structures. The research reported here examined the role of denying humanness to other people in accounting for the effect that playing a violent video game has on aggressive behavior. In two experiments, we found that playing violent video games increased dehumanization, which in turn evoked aggressive behavior. Thus, it appears that video-game-induced aggressive behavior is triggered when victimizers perceive the victim to be less human. PMID:21422464

  2. A comparison of depression and anxiety symptom trajectories between women who had an abortion and women denied one

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    Foster, Diana G.; Steinberg, Julia R.; Roberts, Sarah C.M.; Neuhaus, John; Biggs, M. Antonia

    2016-01-01

    Background This study prospectively assesses the mental health outcomes among women seeking abortions, by comparing women having later abortions to women denied abortions, up to two years post-abortion seeking. Methods We present the first two years of a 5-year telephone interview study that is following 956 women who sought an abortion from 30 facilities throughout the U.S. We use adjusted linear mixed effects regression analyses to assess whether symptoms of depression and anxiety, as measured by the BSI-short form and Prime-MD, differ over time among women denied an abortion due to advanced gestational age, compared to women who received abortions. Results Baseline predicted mean depressive symptom scores for women denied abortion (3.07) were similar to women receiving an abortion just below the gestational limit (2.86). Depressive symptoms declined over time with no difference between groups. Initial predicted mean anxiety symptoms were higher among women denied care (2.59) than among women who had an abortion just below the gestational limit (1.91). Anxiety levels in the two groups declined and converged after one year. Conclusions Women who received an abortion had similar or lower levels of depression and anxiety than women denied an abortion. Our findings do not support the notion that abortion is a cause of mental health problems. PMID:25628123

  3. Receiving Versus Being Denied a Pregnancy Termination and Subsequent Alcohol Use: A Longitudinal Study

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    Roberts, Sarah C. M.; Delucchi, Kevin; Wilsnack, Sharon C.; Foster, Diana Greene

    2015-01-01

    Aim Research finds women who terminate pregnancies are at risk of subsequent problematic alcohol use, but methodological and conceptual problems are common. This study examines the relationship between receiving versus being denied termination and subsequent alcohol use. Methods Data are from a prospective, longitudinal study of US women seeking pregnancy terminations. Participants presented just before a facility's gestational limit and received terminations (Near Limits, n = 452) or just beyond the limit and were denied terminations (Turnaways, n = 231). Results Groups did not differ in alcohol use before pregnancy recognition. One week after termination-seeking (Turnaways still pregnant, Near Limits not), Turnaways had lower odds of any and binge alcohol use, but did not differ on 1+ problem symptoms. Over 2.5 years, both Near Limits and Turnaways increased any and binge alcohol use, with Turnaways increasing more rapidly. The groups did not converge again on any or binge use. For Near Limits, any alcohol use surpassed the pre-pregnancy recognition level, but binge use did not. Changes in problem symptoms over time were not evident for either group. Conclusion While women who had a termination were more likely to report any and binge alcohol use than women who had a child, this difference was due to a reduction in consumption among women having the child rather than an increase in consumption among women having a termination. Thus, assertions that having a termination leads women to increase alcohol use to cope with having had a termination are not supported. PMID:25787011

  4. Deny, Distance, or Dismantle? How White Americans Manage a Privileged Identity.

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    Knowles, Eric D; Lowery, Brian S; Chow, Rosalind M; Unzueta, Miguel M

    2014-11-01

    Social scientists have traditionally argued that whiteness-the attribute of being recognized and treated as a White person in society-is powerful because it is invisible. On this view, members of the racially dominant group have the unique luxury of rarely noticing their race or the privileges it confers. This article challenges this "invisibility thesis," arguing that Whites frequently regard themselves as racial actors. We further argue that whiteness defines a problematic social identity that confronts Whites with 2 psychological threats: the possibility that their accomplishments in life were not fully earned (meritocratic threat) and the association with a group that benefits from unfair social advantages (group-image threat). We theorize that Whites manage their racial identity to dispel these threats. According to our deny, distance, or dismantle (3D) model of White identity management, dominant-group members have three strategies at their disposal: deny the existence of privilege, distance their own self-concepts from the White category, or strive to dismantle systems of privilege. Whereas denial and distancing promote insensitivity and inaction with respect to racial inequality, dismantling reduces threat by relinquishing privileges. We suggest that interventions aimed at reducing inequality should attempt to leverage dismantling as a strategy of White identity management. PMID:26186110

  5. ‘This Is Real Misery’: Experiences of Women Denied Legal Abortion in Tunisia

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    Hajri, Selma; Raifman, Sarah; Gerdts, Caitlin; Baum, Sarah; Foster, Diana Greene

    2015-01-01

    Barriers to accessing legal abortion services in Tunisia are increasing, despite a liberal abortion law, and women are often denied wanted legal abortion services. In this paper, we seek to explore the reasons for abortion denial and whether these reasons had a legal or medical basis. We also identify barriers women faced in accessing abortion and make recommendations for improved access to quality abortion care. We recruited women immediately after they had been turned away from legal abortion services at two facilities in Tunis, Tunisia. Thirteen women consented to participate in qualitative interviews two months after they were turned away from the facility. Women were denied abortion care on the day they were recruited due to three main reasons: gestational age, health conditions, and logistical barriers. Nine women ultimately terminated their pregnancies at another facility, and four women carried to term. None of the women attempted illegal abortion services or self-induction. Further research is needed in order to assess abortion denial from the perspective of providers and medical staff. PMID:26684189

  6. DENIS J081730.0-615520: AN OVERLOOKED MID-T DWARF IN THE SOLAR NEIGHBORHOOD

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    Artigau, Etienne; Lafreniere, David; Doyon, Rene; Radigan, Jacqueline; Jayawardhana, Ray; Folkes, Stuart; Kurtev, Radostin; Borissova, Jura

    2010-07-20

    Recent wide-field near-infrared surveys have uncovered a large number of cool brown dwarfs (BDs), extending the temperature sequence down to less than 500 K and constraining the faint end of the luminosity function (LF). One interesting implication of the derived LF is that the BD census in the immediate (<10 pc) solar neighborhood is still largely incomplete, and some bright (J < 16) BDs remain to be identified in existing surveys. These objects are especially interesting as they are the ones that can be studied in most detail, especially with techniques that require large fluxes (e.g., time-variability, polarimetry, and high-resolution spectroscopy) that cannot realistically be applied to objects uncovered by deep surveys. By cross-matching the DEep Near-Infrared Survey of the Southern sky (DENIS) and the Two Micron All Sky Survey point-source catalogs, we have identified an overlooked BD-DENIS J081730.0-615520-that is the brightest field mid-T dwarf in the sky (J = 13.6). We present astrometry and spectroscopy follow-up observations of this BD. Our data indicate a spectral type T6 and a distance-from parallax measurement-of 4.9 {+-} 0.3 pc, placing this mid-T dwarf among the three closest isolated BDs to the Sun.

  7. [Care work in the health sector based on the psychodynamics of work and the care perspective: An interview with Pascale Molinier].

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    Wlosko, Miriam; Ros, Cecilia

    2015-09-01

    This interview with Pascale Molinier was carried out in Buenos Aires in October 2014, in the context of activities organized by the Health and Work Program at the Department of Community Health of the Universidad Nacional de Lanús, Argentina. The interview explores the relationship between work and subjectivation, examining the role of work in the structuring of the psyche, in the dynamics of pleasure and suffering, and in the construction of gender identities. "Feminized" work - that of nurses, caregivers and maids, among others - is examined from a "care" perspective, analyzing its intrinsic invisibility and impossibility of being quantified and measured, which makes it a challenge to management-based logic. PMID:26418098

  8. Pressure in the Landau-Ginzburg functional: Pascal's law, nucleation in fluid mixtures, a meanfield theory of amphiphilic action, and interface wetting in glassy liquids

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    Chan, Ho Yin; Lubchenko, Vassiliy

    2015-09-01

    We set up the problem of finding the transition state for phase nucleation in multi-component fluid mixtures, within the Landau-Ginzburg density functional. We establish an expression for the coordinate-dependent local pressure that applies to mixtures, arbitrary geometries, and certain non-equilibrium configurations. The expression allows one to explicitly evaluate the pressure in spherical geometry, à la van der Waals. Pascal's law is recovered within the Landau-Ginzburg density functional theory, formally analogously to how conservation of energy is recovered in the Lagrangian formulation of mechanics. We establish proper boundary conditions for certain singular functional forms of the bulk free energy density that allow one to obtain droplet solutions with thick walls in essentially closed form. The hydrodynamic modes responsible for mixing near the interface are explicitly identified in the treatment; the composition at the interface is found to depend only weakly on the droplet size. Next we develop a Landau-Ginzburg treatment of the effects of amphiphiles on the surface tension; the amphiphilic action is seen as a violation of Pascal's law. We explicitly obtain the binding potential for the detergent at the interface and the dependence of the down-renormalization of the surface tension on the activity of the detergent. Finally, we argue that the renormalization of the activation barrier for escape from long-lived structures in glassy liquids can be viewed as an action of uniformly seeded, randomly oriented amphiphilic molecules on the interface separating two dissimilar aperiodic structures. This renormalization is also considered as a "wetting" of the interface. The resulting conclusions are consistent with the random first order transition theory.

  9. High-sensitivity nuclear magnetic resonance at Giga-Pascal pressures: a new tool for probing electronic and chemical properties of condensed matter under extreme conditions.

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    Meier, Thomas; Haase, Jürgen

    2014-01-01

    Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) is one of the most important techniques for the study of condensed matter systems, their chemical structure, and their electronic properties. The application of high pressure enables one to synthesize new materials, but the response of known materials to high pressure is a very useful tool for studying their electronic structure and developing theories. For example, high-pressure synthesis might be at the origin of life; and understanding the behavior of small molecules under extreme pressure will tell us more about fundamental processes in our universe. It is no wonder that there has always been great interest in having NMR available at high pressures. Unfortunately, the desired pressures are often well into the Giga-Pascal (GPa) range and require special anvil cell devices where only very small, secluded volumes are available. This has restricted the use of NMR almost entirely in the past, and only recently, a new approach to high-sensitivity GPa NMR, which has a resonating micro-coil inside the sample chamber, was put forward. This approach enables us to achieve high sensitivity with experiments that bring the power of NMR to Giga-Pascal pressure condensed matter research. First applications, the detection of a topological electronic transition in ordinary aluminum metal and the closing of the pseudo-gap in high-temperature superconductivity, show the power of such an approach. Meanwhile, the range of achievable pressures was increased tremendously with a new generation of anvil cells (up to 10.1 GPa), that fit standard-bore NMR magnets. This approach might become a new, important tool for the investigation of many condensed matter systems, in chemistry, geochemistry, and in physics, since we can now watch structural changes with the eyes of a very versatile probe. PMID:25350694

  10. Pressure in the Landau-Ginzburg functional: Pascal's law, nucleation in fluid mixtures, a meanfield theory of amphiphilic action, and interface wetting in glassy liquids.

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    Chan, Ho Yin; Lubchenko, Vassiliy

    2015-09-28

    We set up the problem of finding the transition state for phase nucleation in multi-component fluid mixtures, within the Landau-Ginzburg density functional. We establish an expression for the coordinate-dependent local pressure that applies to mixtures, arbitrary geometries, and certain non-equilibrium configurations. The expression allows one to explicitly evaluate the pressure in spherical geometry, à la van der Waals. Pascal's law is recovered within the Landau-Ginzburg density functional theory, formally analogously to how conservation of energy is recovered in the Lagrangian formulation of mechanics. We establish proper boundary conditions for certain singular functional forms of the bulk free energy density that allow one to obtain droplet solutions with thick walls in essentially closed form. The hydrodynamic modes responsible for mixing near the interface are explicitly identified in the treatment; the composition at the interface is found to depend only weakly on the droplet size. Next we develop a Landau-Ginzburg treatment of the effects of amphiphiles on the surface tension; the amphiphilic action is seen as a violation of Pascal's law. We explicitly obtain the binding potential for the detergent at the interface and the dependence of the down-renormalization of the surface tension on the activity of the detergent. Finally, we argue that the renormalization of the activation barrier for escape from long-lived structures in glassy liquids can be viewed as an action of uniformly seeded, randomly oriented amphiphilic molecules on the interface separating two dissimilar aperiodic structures. This renormalization is also considered as a "wetting" of the interface. The resulting conclusions are consistent with the random first order transition theory. PMID:26429019

  11. Why Do Parents Grant or Deny Consent for Adolescent Participation in Sexuality Research?

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    Moilanen, Kristin L

    2016-05-01

    To date, there is limited knowledge about how parents make decisions about adolescents' participation in sexuality research. This gap was addressed in the present study, which explored parents' reasons for providing or denying consent and their suggestions for improving the likelihood of consent. 151 parents responded through anonymous internet surveys (85.3 % mothers; 87 % European American). Those who would likely consent were largely motivated by potential benefits and limited risks of participating in the study. Those unlikely to consent expressed discomfort with sexual content, which they viewed as inappropriate for sexually-naïve adolescents. Most were somewhat more likely to consent if researchers engaged in ethical research practices (e.g., protecting confidentiality). As in other adolescent life domains, parents' decisions strongly reflected their desire to protect their teenagers' wellbeing, though respondents' means of pursuing this goal varied. The discussion centers on the findings' implications for theory development and recruitment efforts. PMID:26910523

  12. Meta-image navigation augmenters for GPS denied mountain navigation of small UAS

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    Wang, Teng; ćelik, Koray; Somani, Arun K.

    2014-06-01

    We present a novel approach to use mountain drainage patterns for GPS-Denied navigation of small unmanned aerial systems (UAS) such as the ScanEagle, utilizing a down-looking fixed focus monocular imager. Our proposal allows extension of missions to GPS-denied mountain areas, with no assumption of human-made geographic objects. We leverage the analogy between mountain drainage patterns, human arteriograms, and human fingerprints, to match local drainage patterns to Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) rendered parallax occlusion maps of geo-registered radar returns (GRRR). Details of our actual GPU algorithm is beyond the subject of this paper, and is planned as a future paper. The matching occurs in real-time, while GRRR data is loaded on-board the aircraft pre-mission, so as not to require a scanning aperture radar during the mission. For recognition purposes, we represent a given mountain area with a set of spatially distributed mountain minutiae, i.e., details found in the drainage patterns, so that conventional minutiae-based fingerprint matching approaches can be used to match real-time camera image against template images in the training set. We use medical arteriography processing techniques to extract the patterns. The minutiae-based representation of mountains is achieved by first exposing mountain ridges and valleys with a series of filters and then extracting mountain minutiae from these ridges/valleys. Our results are experimentally validated on actual terrain data and show the effectiveness of minutiae-based mountain representation method. Furthermore, we study how to select landmarks for UAS navigation based on the proposed mountain representation and give a set of examples to show its feasibility. This research was in part funded by Rockwell Collins Inc.

  13. 43 CFR 2804.27 - What fees do I owe if BLM denies my application or if I withdraw my application?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... 43 Public Lands: Interior 2 2011-10-01 2011-10-01 false What fees do I owe if BLM denies my application or if I withdraw my application? 2804.27 Section 2804.27 Public Lands: Interior Regulations....27 What fees do I owe if BLM denies my application or if I withdraw my application? If BLM...

  14. 40 CFR 270.145 - What are the procedures for public comment on the draft RAP or notice of intent to deny?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... comment on the draft RAP or notice of intent to deny? 270.145 Section 270.145 Protection of Environment... HAZARDOUS WASTE PERMIT PROGRAM Remedial Action Plans (RAPs) Getting A Rap Approved § 270.145 What are the procedures for public comment on the draft RAP or notice of intent to deny? (a) The Director must: (1)...

  15. 40 CFR 270.145 - What are the procedures for public comment on the draft RAP or notice of intent to deny?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... comment on the draft RAP or notice of intent to deny? 270.145 Section 270.145 Protection of Environment... HAZARDOUS WASTE PERMIT PROGRAM Remedial Action Plans (RAPs) Getting A Rap Approved § 270.145 What are the procedures for public comment on the draft RAP or notice of intent to deny? (a) The Director must: (1)...

  16. 40 CFR 270.145 - What are the procedures for public comment on the draft RAP or notice of intent to deny?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... comment on the draft RAP or notice of intent to deny? 270.145 Section 270.145 Protection of Environment... HAZARDOUS WASTE PERMIT PROGRAM Remedial Action Plans (RAPs) Getting A Rap Approved § 270.145 What are the procedures for public comment on the draft RAP or notice of intent to deny? (a) The Director must: (1)...

  17. 40 CFR 270.140 - What else must the Director prepare in addition to the draft RAP or notice of intent to deny?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... addition to the draft RAP or notice of intent to deny? 270.140 Section 270.140 Protection of Environment... HAZARDOUS WASTE PERMIT PROGRAM Remedial Action Plans (RAPs) Getting A Rap Approved § 270.140 What else must the Director prepare in addition to the draft RAP or notice of intent to deny? Once the Director...

  18. 40 CFR 270.140 - What else must the Director prepare in addition to the draft RAP or notice of intent to deny?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... addition to the draft RAP or notice of intent to deny? 270.140 Section 270.140 Protection of Environment... HAZARDOUS WASTE PERMIT PROGRAM Remedial Action Plans (RAPs) Getting A Rap Approved § 270.140 What else must the Director prepare in addition to the draft RAP or notice of intent to deny? Once the Director...

  19. 40 CFR 270.185 - For what reasons may the Director choose to terminate my final RAP, or deny my renewal application?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... choose to terminate my final RAP, or deny my renewal application? 270.185 Section 270.185 Protection of... PROGRAMS: THE HAZARDOUS WASTE PERMIT PROGRAM Remedial Action Plans (RAPs) How May My Rap Be Modified... final RAP, or deny my renewal application? The Director may terminate your final RAP on his...

  20. 40 CFR 270.140 - What else must the Director prepare in addition to the draft RAP or notice of intent to deny?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... addition to the draft RAP or notice of intent to deny? 270.140 Section 270.140 Protection of Environment... HAZARDOUS WASTE PERMIT PROGRAM Remedial Action Plans (RAPs) Getting A Rap Approved § 270.140 What else must the Director prepare in addition to the draft RAP or notice of intent to deny? Once the Director...

  1. 40 CFR 270.185 - For what reasons may the Director choose to terminate my final RAP, or deny my renewal application?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... choose to terminate my final RAP, or deny my renewal application? 270.185 Section 270.185 Protection of... PROGRAMS: THE HAZARDOUS WASTE PERMIT PROGRAM Remedial Action Plans (RAPs) How May My Rap Be Modified... final RAP, or deny my renewal application? The Director may terminate your final RAP on his...

  2. 40 CFR 270.140 - What else must the Director prepare in addition to the draft RAP or notice of intent to deny?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... addition to the draft RAP or notice of intent to deny? 270.140 Section 270.140 Protection of Environment... HAZARDOUS WASTE PERMIT PROGRAM Remedial Action Plans (RAPs) Getting A Rap Approved § 270.140 What else must the Director prepare in addition to the draft RAP or notice of intent to deny? Once the Director...

  3. 40 CFR 270.145 - What are the procedures for public comment on the draft RAP or notice of intent to deny?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... comment on the draft RAP or notice of intent to deny? 270.145 Section 270.145 Protection of Environment... HAZARDOUS WASTE PERMIT PROGRAM Remedial Action Plans (RAPs) Getting A Rap Approved § 270.145 What are the procedures for public comment on the draft RAP or notice of intent to deny? (a) The Director must: (1)...

  4. 40 CFR 270.185 - For what reasons may the Director choose to terminate my final RAP, or deny my renewal application?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... choose to terminate my final RAP, or deny my renewal application? 270.185 Section 270.185 Protection of... PROGRAMS: THE HAZARDOUS WASTE PERMIT PROGRAM Remedial Action Plans (RAPs) How May My Rap Be Modified... final RAP, or deny my renewal application? The Director may terminate your final RAP on his...

  5. 40 CFR 270.140 - What else must the Director prepare in addition to the draft RAP or notice of intent to deny?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... addition to the draft RAP or notice of intent to deny? 270.140 Section 270.140 Protection of Environment... HAZARDOUS WASTE PERMIT PROGRAM Remedial Action Plans (RAPs) Getting A Rap Approved § 270.140 What else must the Director prepare in addition to the draft RAP or notice of intent to deny? Once the Director...

  6. 40 CFR 270.185 - For what reasons may the Director choose to terminate my final RAP, or deny my renewal application?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... choose to terminate my final RAP, or deny my renewal application? 270.185 Section 270.185 Protection of... PROGRAMS: THE HAZARDOUS WASTE PERMIT PROGRAM Remedial Action Plans (RAPs) How May My Rap Be Modified... final RAP, or deny my renewal application? The Director may terminate your final RAP on his...

  7. 40 CFR 270.145 - What are the procedures for public comment on the draft RAP or notice of intent to deny?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... comment on the draft RAP or notice of intent to deny? 270.145 Section 270.145 Protection of Environment... HAZARDOUS WASTE PERMIT PROGRAM Remedial Action Plans (RAPs) Getting A Rap Approved § 270.145 What are the procedures for public comment on the draft RAP or notice of intent to deny? (a) The Director must: (1)...

  8. 40 CFR 270.185 - For what reasons may the Director choose to terminate my final RAP, or deny my renewal application?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... choose to terminate my final RAP, or deny my renewal application? 270.185 Section 270.185 Protection of... PROGRAMS: THE HAZARDOUS WASTE PERMIT PROGRAM Remedial Action Plans (RAPs) How May My Rap Be Modified... final RAP, or deny my renewal application? The Director may terminate your final RAP on his...

  9. 41 CFR 301-10.116 - What must I do with compensation an airline gives me if it denies me a seat on a plane?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... compensation an airline gives me if it denies me a seat on a plane? 301-10.116 Section 301-10.116 Public... plane? If you are performing official travel and a carrier denies you a confirmed reserved seat on a plane, you must give your agency any payment you receive for liquidated damages. You must ensure...

  10. 41 CFR 301-10.116 - What must I do with compensation an airline gives me if it denies me a seat on a plane?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... compensation an airline gives me if it denies me a seat on a plane? 301-10.116 Section 301-10.116 Public... plane? If you are performing official travel and a carrier denies you a confirmed reserved seat on a plane, you must give your agency any payment you receive for liquidated damages. You must ensure...

  11. 33 CFR 96.390 - When will the Coast Guard deny entry into a U.S. port?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 33 Navigation and Navigable Waters 1 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false When will the Coast Guard deny entry into a U.S. port? 96.390 Section 96.390 Navigation and Navigable Waters COAST GUARD, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY VESSEL OPERATING REGULATIONS RULES FOR THE SAFE OPERATION OF VESSELS AND SAFETY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS How Will Safety...

  12. 41 CFR 105-64.504 - Under what conditions will I be denied an accounting of disclosures?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... 41 Public Contracts and Property Management 3 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Under what conditions will I be denied an accounting of disclosures? 105-64.504 Section 105-64.504 Public Contracts and Property Management Federal Property Management Regulations System (Continued) GENERAL...

  13. 41 CFR 105-64.504 - Under what conditions will I be denied an accounting of disclosures?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... 41 Public Contracts and Property Management 3 2011-01-01 2011-01-01 false Under what conditions will I be denied an accounting of disclosures? 105-64.504 Section 105-64.504 Public Contracts and Property Management Federal Property Management Regulations System (Continued) GENERAL...

  14. 41 CFR 105-64.504 - Under what conditions will I be denied an accounting of disclosures?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... 41 Public Contracts and Property Management 3 2012-01-01 2012-01-01 false Under what conditions will I be denied an accounting of disclosures? 105-64.504 Section 105-64.504 Public Contracts and Property Management Federal Property Management Regulations System (Continued) GENERAL...

  15. 30 CFR 1204.207 - Who will approve, deny, or modify my request for accounting and auditing relief?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... for accounting and auditing relief? 1204.207 Section 1204.207 Mineral Resources OFFICE OF NATURAL... Accounting and Auditing Relief § 1204.207 Who will approve, deny, or modify my request for accounting and auditing relief? (a) If there is not a State concerned for your marginal property, only ONRR will...

  16. 30 CFR 1204.207 - Who will approve, deny, or modify my request for accounting and auditing relief?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... for accounting and auditing relief? 1204.207 Section 1204.207 Mineral Resources OFFICE OF NATURAL... Accounting and Auditing Relief § 1204.207 Who will approve, deny, or modify my request for accounting and auditing relief? (a) If there is not a State concerned for your marginal property, only ONRR will...

  17. 30 CFR 1204.207 - Who will approve, deny, or modify my request for accounting and auditing relief?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... for accounting and auditing relief? 1204.207 Section 1204.207 Mineral Resources OFFICE OF SURFACE... MARGINAL PROPERTIES Accounting and Auditing Relief § 1204.207 Who will approve, deny, or modify my request for accounting and auditing relief? (a) If there is not a State concerned for your marginal...

  18. 30 CFR 1204.207 - Who will approve, deny, or modify my request for accounting and auditing relief?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... for accounting and auditing relief? 1204.207 Section 1204.207 Mineral Resources OFFICE OF NATURAL... Accounting and Auditing Relief § 1204.207 Who will approve, deny, or modify my request for accounting and auditing relief? (a) If there is not a State concerned for your marginal property, only ONRR will...

  19. Discovery of Lobesia botrana (Denis & Schiffermuller) in California: an invasive species new to North America (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)

    Technology Transfer Automated Retrieval System (TEKTRAN)

    The European grape berry moth, Lobesia botrana (Denis and Schiffermüller), is one of the most destructive pests of grapes in the Palearctic Region. Larvae feed on the fruit, causing direct damage and promoting secondary infection by Botrytis cinerea Persoon (botrytis bunch rot or gray mold). On 15 S...

  20. Embodying Art and Art History: An Experiment with a Class Video Happening for the Series "Access Denied"

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Cempellin, Leda

    2013-01-01

    A book written in a foreign language and migrated to the US along with its author, an art historian, finds a new communicative dimension by becoming a ready-made for art making purposes. Starting with an introduction explaining the genesis of the collaborative project "Access Denied," this article focuses on one of the series'…

  1. 40 CFR 270.155 - May the decision to approve or deny my RAP application be administratively appealed?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... RAP application be administratively appealed? 270.155 Section 270.155 Protection of Environment... HAZARDOUS WASTE PERMIT PROGRAM Remedial Action Plans (RAPs) Getting A Rap Approved § 270.155 May the decision to approve or deny my RAP application be administratively appealed? (a) Any commenter on the...

  2. 40 CFR 270.155 - May the decision to approve or deny my RAP application be administratively appealed?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... RAP application be administratively appealed? 270.155 Section 270.155 Protection of Environment... HAZARDOUS WASTE PERMIT PROGRAM Remedial Action Plans (RAPs) Getting A Rap Approved § 270.155 May the decision to approve or deny my RAP application be administratively appealed? (a) Any commenter on the...

  3. 40 CFR 270.155 - May the decision to approve or deny my RAP application be administratively appealed?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... RAP application be administratively appealed? 270.155 Section 270.155 Protection of Environment... HAZARDOUS WASTE PERMIT PROGRAM Remedial Action Plans (RAPs) Getting A Rap Approved § 270.155 May the decision to approve or deny my RAP application be administratively appealed? (a) Any commenter on the...

  4. 40 CFR 270.155 - May the decision to approve or deny my RAP application be administratively appealed?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... RAP application be administratively appealed? 270.155 Section 270.155 Protection of Environment... HAZARDOUS WASTE PERMIT PROGRAM Remedial Action Plans (RAPs) Getting A Rap Approved § 270.155 May the decision to approve or deny my RAP application be administratively appealed? (a) Any commenter on the...

  5. 40 CFR 270.155 - May the decision to approve or deny my RAP application be administratively appealed?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... RAP application be administratively appealed? 270.155 Section 270.155 Protection of Environment... HAZARDOUS WASTE PERMIT PROGRAM Remedial Action Plans (RAPs) Getting A Rap Approved § 270.155 May the decision to approve or deny my RAP application be administratively appealed? (a) Any commenter on the...

  6. 17 CFR 3.60 - Procedure to deny, condition, suspend, revoke or place restrictions upon registration pursuant to...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... REGISTRATION Denial, Suspension or Revocation of Registration § 3.60 Procedure to deny, condition, suspend... offers of settlement. All offers of settlement shall be in writing. (2) Content of offer. Each offer of... participation in the Commission's consideration of the offer; (iv) Stipulate the record basis on which an...

  7. 26 CFR 1.547-5 - Deduction denied in case of fraud or wilful failure to file timely return.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... that any part of the deficiency is due to fraud with intent to evade tax, or to wilful failure to file... 26 Internal Revenue 7 2010-04-01 2010-04-01 true Deduction denied in case of fraud or wilful..., DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY (CONTINUED) INCOME TAX (CONTINUED) INCOME TAXES (CONTINUED) Personal...

  8. 26 CFR 1.547-5 - Deduction denied in case of fraud or wilful failure to file timely return.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ... that any part of the deficiency is due to fraud with intent to evade tax, or to wilful failure to file... 26 Internal Revenue 7 2013-04-01 2013-04-01 false Deduction denied in case of fraud or wilful..., DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY (CONTINUED) INCOME TAX (CONTINUED) INCOME TAXES (CONTINUED) Personal...

  9. 26 CFR 1.547-5 - Deduction denied in case of fraud or wilful failure to file timely return.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ... that any part of the deficiency is due to fraud with intent to evade tax, or to wilful failure to file... 26 Internal Revenue 7 2012-04-01 2012-04-01 false Deduction denied in case of fraud or wilful..., DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY (CONTINUED) INCOME TAX (CONTINUED) INCOME TAXES (CONTINUED) Personal...

  10. 76 FR 54198 - Mahan Airways, Et al.; Order Renewing Order Temporarily Denying Export Privileges and Also Making...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-08-31

    ... From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Mahan Airways, Et al.; Order Renewing Order Temporarily Denying Export Privileges and Also Making that Temporary Denial of Export Privileges Applicable co Additional Related Persons Mahan Airways, Mahan Tower, No....

  11. 29 CFR 102.20 - Answer to complaint; time for filing; contents; allegations not denied deemed admitted.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... 29 Labor 2 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Answer to complaint; time for filing; contents; allegations not denied deemed admitted. 102.20 Section 102.20 Labor Regulations Relating to Labor NATIONAL LABOR... Prevention of Unfair Labor Practices 1 Answer § 102.20 Answer to complaint; time for filing;...

  12. 29 CFR 102.20 - Answer to complaint; time for filing; contents; allegations not denied deemed admitted.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... 29 Labor 2 2014-07-01 2014-07-01 false Answer to complaint; time for filing; contents; allegations not denied deemed admitted. 102.20 Section 102.20 Labor Regulations Relating to Labor NATIONAL LABOR... Prevention of Unfair Labor Practices 1 Answer § 102.20 Answer to complaint; time for filing;...

  13. 29 CFR 102.20 - Answer to complaint; time for filing; contents; allegations not denied deemed admitted.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... 29 Labor 2 2011-07-01 2011-07-01 false Answer to complaint; time for filing; contents; allegations not denied deemed admitted. 102.20 Section 102.20 Labor Regulations Relating to Labor NATIONAL LABOR... Prevention of Unfair Labor Practices 1 Answer § 102.20 Answer to complaint; time for filing;...

  14. 29 CFR 102.20 - Answer to complaint; time for filing; contents; allegations not denied deemed admitted.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... 29 Labor 2 2010-07-01 2010-07-01 false Answer to complaint; time for filing; contents; allegations not denied deemed admitted. 102.20 Section 102.20 Labor Regulations Relating to Labor NATIONAL LABOR... Prevention of Unfair Labor Practices 1 Answer § 102.20 Answer to complaint; time for filing;...

  15. 29 CFR 102.20 - Answer to complaint; time for filing; contents; allegations not denied deemed admitted.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... 29 Labor 2 2012-07-01 2012-07-01 false Answer to complaint; time for filing; contents; allegations not denied deemed admitted. 102.20 Section 102.20 Labor Regulations Relating to Labor NATIONAL LABOR... Prevention of Unfair Labor Practices 1 Answer § 102.20 Answer to complaint; time for filing;...

  16. The Disillusionment of Students Denied Admission to a Preferred Major Viewed from the Perspective of a Psychological Theory of Alienation

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Barber, Clifton E.

    2014-01-01

    Why students respond differently when they are denied admission to a preferred academic major may be explained using a psychological theory of alienation. Using this theoretical perspective, three trajectories producing feelings of alienation are presented. The most intense of these trajectories, the process of disillusionment, is examined using a…

  17. 32 CFR 2003.13 - Appeals of agency decisions denying declassification under mandatory review provisions in section...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... 32 National Defense 6 2013-07-01 2013-07-01 false Appeals of agency decisions denying declassification under mandatory review provisions in section 3.5 of the Order. 2003.13 Section 2003.13 National Defense Other Regulations Relating to National Defense INFORMATION SECURITY OVERSIGHT OFFICE, NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS...

  18. 32 CFR 2003.13 - Appeals of agency decisions denying declassification under mandatory review provisions in section...

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... 32 National Defense 6 2014-07-01 2014-07-01 false Appeals of agency decisions denying declassification under mandatory review provisions in section 3.5 of the Order. 2003.13 Section 2003.13 National Defense Other Regulations Relating to National Defense INFORMATION SECURITY OVERSIGHT OFFICE, NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS...

  19. 77 FR 23791 - Notice With Respect to List of Countries Denying Fair Market Opportunities for Government-Funded...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2012-04-20

    ... TRADE REPRESENTATIVE Notice With Respect to List of Countries Denying Fair Market Opportunities for Government-Funded Airport Construction Projects AGENCY: Office of the United States Trade Representative... amended (49 U.S.C. 50104), the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has determined not to list...

  20. 78 FR 25337 - Notice With Respect to List of Countries Denying Fair Market Opportunities for Government-Funded...

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    2013-04-30

    ... TRADE REPRESENTATIVE Notice With Respect to List of Countries Denying Fair Market Opportunities for Government-Funded Airport Construction Projects AGENCY: Office of the United States Trade Representative... amended (49 U.S.C. 50104), the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has determined not to list...

  1. 76 FR 24082 - Notice With Respect to List of Countries Denying Fair Market Opportunities for Government-Funded...

    Federal Register 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

    2011-04-29

    ... STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE Notice With Respect to List of Countries Denying Fair Market Opportunities for Government-Funded Airport Construction Projects AGENCY: Office of the United States Trade... 1982, as amended (49 U.S.C. 50104), the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has determined not...

  2. 77 FR 74694 - Utility Scale Wind Towers From China and Vietnam; Commission Determination To Deny a Request To...

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    2012-12-17

    ...., Shanghai Taisheng Wind Power Equipment Co., Ltd., the China Chamber of Commerce for Import & Export of... COMMISSION Utility Scale Wind Towers From China and Vietnam; Commission Determination To Deny a Request To... terminal on 202-205-3105. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission believes that respondents CS Wind...

  3. 78 FR 19194 - P&P Computers, 2531 West Maryland Avenue, Tampa, FL 33629; Order Denying Export Privileges

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    2013-03-29

    ... being that of August 15, 2012 (77 FR 49699 (August 16, 2012)), has continued the Regulations in effect... Bureau of Industry and Security P&P Computers, 2531 West Maryland Avenue, Tampa, FL 33629; Order Denying... Division, P&P Computers (``P&P'') was convicted of violating the International Emergency Economic...

  4. 30 CFR 204.207 - Who will approve, deny, or modify my request for accounting and auditing relief?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... for accounting and auditing relief? 204.207 Section 204.207 Mineral Resources MINERALS MANAGEMENT... Accounting and Auditing Relief § 204.207 Who will approve, deny, or modify my request for accounting and auditing relief? (a) If there is not a State concerned for your marginal property, only MMS will...

  5. 78 FR 32384 - South Carolina Electric and Gas Company; Notice Denying Motion to Intervene and Rejecting Request...

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    2013-05-30

    ... Energy Regulatory Commission South Carolina Electric and Gas Company; Notice Denying Motion to Intervene..., Richland, and Saluda Counties, South Carolina.\\1\\ On May 7, 2013, Pat Kelleher filed a motion to intervene... relevant part that a motion to intervene must show in sufficient detail that the movant's participation...

  6. First report of Hecatera Dysodea (Denis and Schiffermuller) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in the Pacific Northwest of the United States

    Technology Transfer Automated Retrieval System (TEKTRAN)

    New geographic records are reported for the noctuid moth Hecatera dysodea (Denis & Schiffermuller). It is a Paleartic species, but is now found in a broadly contiguous area of Oregon and Washington in the United States. This area is comprised of 7 counties across much of the north of Oregon and into...

  7. On pendulums and air resistance. The mathematics and physics of Denis Diderot

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Dahmen, Sílvio R.

    2015-09-01

    In this article Denis Diderot's Fifth Memoir of 1748 on the problem of a pendulum damped by air resistance is discussed in its historical as well as mathematical aspects. Diderot wrote the Memoir in order to clarify an assumption Newton made without further justification in the first pages of the Principia in connection with an experiment to verify the Third Law of Motion using colliding pendulums. To explain the differences between experimental and theoretical values, Newton assumed the bob was traversed. By giving Newton's arguments a mathematical scaffolding and recasting his geometrical reasoning in the language of differential calculus, Diderot provided a step-by-step solution guide to the problem. He also showed that Newton's assumption was equivalent to having assumed F R proportional the bob's velocity v, when in fact he believed it should be replaced by F R ˜ v 2. His solution is presented in full detail and his results are compared to those obtained from a Lindstedt-Poincaré approximation for an oscillator with quadratic damping. It is shown that, up to a prefactor, both results coincide. Some results that follow from his approach are presented and discussed for the first time. Experimental evidence to support Diderot's or Newton's claims is discussed together with the limitations of their solutions. Some misprints in the original memoir are pointed out.

  8. Autocalibrating vision guided navigation of unmanned air vehicles via tactical monocular cameras in GPS denied environments

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Celik, Koray

    This thesis presents a novel robotic navigation strategy by using a conventional tactical monocular camera, proving the feasibility of using a monocular camera as the sole proximity sensing, object avoidance, mapping, and path-planning mechanism to fly and navigate small to medium scale unmanned rotary-wing aircraft in an autonomous manner. The range measurement strategy is scalable, self-calibrating, indoor-outdoor capable, and has been biologically inspired by the key adaptive mechanisms for depth perception and pattern recognition found in humans and intelligent animals (particularly bats), designed to assume operations in previously unknown, GPS-denied environments. It proposes novel electronics, aircraft, aircraft systems, systems, and procedures and algorithms that come together to form airborne systems which measure absolute ranges from a monocular camera via passive photometry, mimicking that of a human-pilot like judgement. The research is intended to bridge the gap between practical GPS coverage and precision localization and mapping problem in a small aircraft. In the context of this study, several robotic platforms, airborne and ground alike, have been developed, some of which have been integrated in real-life field trials, for experimental validation. Albeit the emphasis on miniature robotic aircraft this research has been tested and found compatible with tactical vests and helmets, and it can be used to augment the reliability of many other types of proximity sensors.

  9. LiDAR Scan Matching Aided Inertial Navigation System in GNSS-Denied Environments

    PubMed Central

    Tang, Jian; Chen, Yuwei; Niu, Xiaoji; Wang, Li; Chen, Liang; Liu, Jingbin; Shi, Chuang; Hyyppä, Juha

    2015-01-01

    A new scan that matches an aided Inertial Navigation System (INS) with a low-cost LiDAR is proposed as an alternative to GNSS-based navigation systems in GNSS-degraded or -denied environments such as indoor areas, dense forests, or urban canyons. In these areas, INS-based Dead Reckoning (DR) and Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) technologies are normally used to estimate positions as separate tools. However, there are critical implementation problems with each standalone system. The drift errors of velocity, position, and heading angles in an INS will accumulate over time, and on-line calibration is a must for sustaining positioning accuracy. SLAM performance is poor in featureless environments where the matching errors can significantly increase. Each standalone positioning method cannot offer a sustainable navigation solution with acceptable accuracy. This paper integrates two complementary technologies—INS and LiDAR SLAM—into one navigation frame with a loosely coupled Extended Kalman Filter (EKF) to use the advantages and overcome the drawbacks of each system to establish a stable long-term navigation process. Static and dynamic field tests were carried out with a self-developed Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) platform—NAVIS. The results prove that the proposed approach can provide positioning accuracy at the centimetre level for long-term operations, even in a featureless indoor environment. PMID:26184206

  10. Very low-mass stars and brown dwarfs from 2MASS and DENIS.

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Chester, T.

    2MASS (Two Micron All Sky Survey) and DENIS (DEep Near-Infrared survey of the Southern sky) will provide a sample of very low mass stars that is complete to a distance of 50 pc, even for the latest M star currently known. This compares with the current completeness out to 5 - 10 pc. This sample will contain 1,000 to 10,000 times more M stars than currently cataloged. This catalog will be free from proper motion selection effects and will not be limited by the completeness of optical magnitude studies. Evidence from several square degrees of proto-camera data processed and examined to date, shows that roughly 1 source is found in every square degree that has no counterpart on a POSS I plate. The first of these sources was found to be a binary system with component stars of roughly equal brightness having an M6 - M7 combined spectrum. The author discusses the effectiveness of these surveys for detecting brown dwarfs.

  11. A pose estimation method for unmanned ground vehicles in GPS denied environments

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Tamjidi, Amirhossein; Ye, Cang

    2012-06-01

    This paper presents a pose estimation method based on the 1-Point RANSAC EKF (Extended Kalman Filter) framework. The method fuses the depth data from a LIDAR and the visual data from a monocular camera to estimate the pose of a Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) in a GPS denied environment. Its estimation framework continuy updates the vehicle's 6D pose state and temporary estimates of the extracted visual features' 3D positions. In contrast to the conventional EKF-SLAM (Simultaneous Localization And Mapping) frameworks, the proposed method discards feature estimates from the extended state vector once they are no longer observed for several steps. As a result, the extended state vector always maintains a reasonable size that is suitable for online calculation. The fusion of laser and visual data is performed both in the feature initialization part of the EKF-SLAM process and in the motion prediction stage. A RANSAC pose calculation procedure is devised to produce pose estimate for the motion model. The proposed method has been successfully tested on the Ford campus's LIDAR-Vision dataset. The results are compared with the ground truth data of the dataset and the estimation error is ~1.9% of the path length.

  12. LiDAR Scan Matching Aided Inertial Navigation System in GNSS-Denied Environments.

    PubMed

    Tang, Jian; Chen, Yuwei; Niu, Xiaoji; Wang, Li; Chen, Liang; Liu, Jingbin; Shi, Chuang; Hyyppä, Juha

    2015-01-01

    A new scan that matches an aided Inertial Navigation System (INS) with a low-cost LiDAR is proposed as an alternative to GNSS-based navigation systems in GNSS-degraded or -denied environments such as indoor areas, dense forests, or urban canyons. In these areas, INS-based Dead Reckoning (DR) and Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) technologies are normally used to estimate positions as separate tools. However, there are critical implementation problems with each standalone system. The drift errors of velocity, position, and heading angles in an INS will accumulate over time, and on-line calibration is a must for sustaining positioning accuracy. SLAM performance is poor in featureless environments where the matching errors can significantly increase. Each standalone positioning method cannot offer a sustainable navigation solution with acceptable accuracy. This paper integrates two complementary technologies-INS and LiDAR SLAM-into one navigation frame with a loosely coupled Extended Kalman Filter (EKF) to use the advantages and overcome the drawbacks of each system to establish a stable long-term navigation process. Static and dynamic field tests were carried out with a self-developed Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) platform-NAVIS. The results prove that the proposed approach can provide positioning accuracy at the centimetre level for long-term operations, even in a featureless indoor environment. PMID:26184206

  13. Lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals' psychological reactions to amendments denying access to civil marriage.

    PubMed

    Rostosky, Sharon Scales; Riggle, Ellen D B; Horne, Sharon G; Denton, F Nicholas; Huellemeier, Julia Darnell

    2010-07-01

    Political campaigns to deny same-sex couples the right to civil marriage have been demonstrated to increase minority stress and psychological distress in lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) individuals (S. S. Rostosky, E. D. B. Riggle, S. G. Horne, & A. D. Miller, 2009). To further explicate the psychological reactions of LGB individuals to marriage amendment campaigns, a content analysis was conducted of open-ended responses from 300 participants in a national online survey that was conducted immediately following the November 2006 election. LGB individuals indicated that they felt indignant about discrimination; distressed by the negative rhetoric surrounding the campaigns; fearful and anxious about protecting their relationships and families; blaming of institutionalized religion, ignorance, conservative politicians, and the ineffective political strategies used by LGBT organizers; hopeless and resigned; and, finally, hopeful, optimistic, and determined to keep fighting for justice and equal rights. These 7 themes are illustrated and discussed in light of their implications for conceptualizing and intervening to address discrimination and its negative psychological effects. PMID:20636935

  14. A search for companions to nearby brown dwarfs: the binary DENIS-P J1228.2-1547

    PubMed

    Martin; Brandner; Basri

    1999-03-12

    Hubble Space Telescope imaging observations of two nearby brown dwarfs, DENIS-P J1228.2-1547 and Kelu 1, made with the near-infrared camera and multiobject spectrometer (NICMOS), show that the DENIS object is resolved into two components of nearly equal brightness with a projected separation of 0.275 arc second (5 astronomical units for a distance of 18 parsecs). This binary system will be able to provide the first dynamical measurement of the masses of two brown dwarfs in only a few years. Upper limits to the mass of any unseen companion in Kelu 1 yield a planet of 7 Jupiter masses aged 0. 5 x 10(9) years, which would have been detected at a separation larger than about 4 astronomical units. This example demonstrates that giant planets could be detected by direct imaging if they exist in Jupiter-like orbits around nearby young brown dwarfs. PMID:10073933

  15. 75 FR 25228 - Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Decision and Order Denying a Waiver to PB Heat...

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  16. The options of the three different surgical approaches for the treatment of Denis type A and B thoracolumbar burst fracture.

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    Wu, Han; Fu, Chao; Yu, Weidong; Wang, Jincheng

    2014-01-01

    Thoracolumbar fracture is a common traumatic condition; however, the management remains challenging. The aim of this study is to establish criteria for selection of the anterior, posterior and posterolateral approaches for open reduction and internal fixation of thoracolumbar fracture. A group of 64 patients with Denis type A and B thoracolumbar burst fracture were treated with anterior, traditional posterior and paraspinal approach reduction with or without decompression. The fracture was fixed with titanium mesh and Z-plate by anterior approach and screw rod system by posterior approach and paraspinal approach. Clinical evaluations showed operation duration, blood loss, average length of incision and postoperative ODI in the paraspinal group were less than the traditional posterior group and anterior group. The statistical significant differences were reached (P < 0.05). There is not statistical difference between the three approaches for relevant parameters of radiographs (Cobb angle). The anterior approach surgery should be limitedly used for severe Denis type B fracture with direct reduction. The posterior approach is familiar to the spine surgeons and is commonly applied to most Denis type A and B thoracic lumbar fractures with indirect reduction and has less complication compared to the anterior approach, but also has some shortcomings. Paraspinal muscle approach is the muscle gap approach, in line with the minimally invasive surgery , which is now advocated with the idea with indirect reduction, compared to traditional surgery can significantly relieve postoperative pain and is worthy of further research and promotion. PMID:23412275

  17. Correlated-Data Fusion and Cooperative Aiding in GNSS-Stressed or Denied Environments

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    Mokhtarzadeh, Hamid

    A growing number of applications require continuous and reliable estimates of position, velocity, and orientation. Price requirements alone disqualify most traditional navigation or tactical-grade sensors and thus navigation systems based on automotive or consumer-grade sensors aided by Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), like the Global Positioning System (GPS), have gained popularity. The heavy reliance on GPS in these navigation systems is a point of concern and has created interest in alternative or back-up navigation systems to enable robust navigation through GPS-denied or stressed environments. This work takes advantage of current trends for increased sensing capabilities coupled with multilayer connectivity to propose a cooperative navigation-based aiding system as a means to limit dead reckoning error growth in the absence of absolute measurements like GPS. Each vehicle carries a dead reckoning navigation system which is aided by relative measurements, like range, to neighboring vehicles together with information sharing. Detailed architectures and concepts of operation are described for three specific applications: commercial aviation, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), and automotive applications. Both centralized and decentralized implementations of cooperative navigation-based aiding systems are described. The centralized system is based on a single Extended Kalman Filter (EKF). A decentralized implementation suited for applications with very limited communication bandwidth is discussed in detail. The presence of unknown correlation between the a priori state and measurement errors makes the standard Kalman filter unsuitable. Two existing estimators for handling this unknown correlation are Covariance Intersection (CI) and Bounded Covariance Inflation (BCInf) filters. A CI-based decentralized estimator suitable for decentralized cooperative navigation implementation is proposed. A unified derivation is presented for the Kalman filter, CI filter

  18. Long Period Variables in the Magellanic Clouds: OGLE + 2 MASS + DENIS

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    Groenewegen, M. A. T.

    2004-10-01

    The 68 000 I-band light curves of variable stars detected by the OGLE survey in the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds (MCs) are fitted by Fourier series, and also correlated with the DENIS and 2MASS all-sky release databases and with lists of spectroscopically confirmed M-, S- and C-stars. Lightcurves and the results of the lightcurve fitting (periods and amplitudes) and DENIS and 2MASS magnitudes are presented for 2277 M-, S-, C-stars in the MCs. The following aspects are discussed: the K-band period-luminosity relations for the spectroscopically confirmed AGB stars, period changes over a timespan of about 17 years in a subset of about 400 LPVs, and candidate obscured AGB stars. The use of a sample of spectroscopically confirmed variables shows specifically that almost all carbon stars are brighter than the tip of the RGB, and occupy sequences A+, B+, C and D. It is shown (for the LMC where there is a sufficient number of spectroscopically identified M-stars) that for sequences A+, B+, C the M-stars are on average fainter than the C-stars, as expected from an evolutionary point of view and previously observed in MC clusters. However, this is not so for sequence ``D'', suggesting that the origin of the so-called Long Secondary Periods is not related to an evolutionary effect. The fraction of objects that has a period in sequence ``D'' is also independent of chemical type. Three stars are identified that have been classified as oxygen-rich in the 1970s and carbon-rich in 1990s. Possibly they underwent a thermal pulse in the last 20 years, and dredged-up enough carbon to switch spectral type. The observations over almost two decades seem to suggest that up to 10% of AGB variables changed pulsation mode over that time span. More robust estimates will come from the ongoing and future (microlensing) photometric surveys. A sample of 570 variable red objects ((J-K) > 2.0 or (I-K) > 4.0) is presented in which most stars are expected to be dust-obscured AGB stars. Estimates

  19. Enabling UAV Navigation with Sensor and Environmental Uncertainty in Cluttered and GPS-Denied Environments

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    Vanegas, Fernando; Gonzalez, Felipe

    2016-01-01

    Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) can navigate with low risk in obstacle-free environments using ground control stations that plan a series of GPS waypoints as a path to follow. This GPS waypoint navigation does however become dangerous in environments where the GPS signal is faulty or is only present in some places and when the airspace is filled with obstacles. UAV navigation then becomes challenging because the UAV uses other sensors, which in turn generate uncertainty about its localisation and motion systems, especially if the UAV is a low cost platform. Additional uncertainty affects the mission when the UAV goal location is only partially known and can only be discovered by exploring and detecting a target. This navigation problem is established in this research as a Partially-Observable Markov Decision Process (POMDP), so as to produce a policy that maps a set of motion commands to belief states and observations. The policy is calculated and updated on-line while flying with a newly-developed system for UAV Uncertainty-Based Navigation (UBNAV), to navigate in cluttered and GPS-denied environments using observations and executing motion commands instead of waypoints. Experimental results in both simulation and real flight tests show that the UAV finds a path on-line to a region where it can explore and detect a target without colliding with obstacles. UBNAV provides a new method and an enabling technology for scientists to implement and test UAV navigation missions with uncertainty where targets must be detected using on-line POMDP in real flight scenarios. PMID:27171096

  20. Enabling UAV Navigation with Sensor and Environmental Uncertainty in Cluttered and GPS-Denied Environments.

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    Vanegas, Fernando; Gonzalez, Felipe

    2016-01-01

    Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) can navigate with low risk in obstacle-free environments using ground control stations that plan a series of GPS waypoints as a path to follow. This GPS waypoint navigation does however become dangerous in environments where the GPS signal is faulty or is only present in some places and when the airspace is filled with obstacles. UAV navigation then becomes challenging because the UAV uses other sensors, which in turn generate uncertainty about its localisation and motion systems, especially if the UAV is a low cost platform. Additional uncertainty affects the mission when the UAV goal location is only partially known and can only be discovered by exploring and detecting a target. This navigation problem is established in this research as a Partially-Observable Markov Decision Process (POMDP), so as to produce a policy that maps a set of motion commands to belief states and observations. The policy is calculated and updated on-line while flying with a newly-developed system for UAV Uncertainty-Based Navigation (UBNAV), to navigate in cluttered and GPS-denied environments using observations and executing motion commands instead of waypoints. Experimental results in both simulation and real flight tests show that the UAV finds a path on-line to a region where it can explore and detect a target without colliding with obstacles. UBNAV provides a new method and an enabling technology for scientists to implement and test UAV navigation missions with uncertainty where targets must be detected using on-line POMDP in real flight scenarios. PMID:27171096

  1. The impact of denying a direct-to-consumer advertised drug request on the patient/physician relationship.

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    Blose, Julia E; Mack, Rhonda W

    2009-01-01

    Using a scenario-based approach, an experiment is conducted to test whether the decision a physician makes to deny a prescription request (when a patient has requested a drug he or she has seen in a direct-to-consumer [DTC] ad) significantly impacts patient outcomes such as patient satisfaction and compliance intentions. The results suggest physicians can expect patient response to the denial of such a request to vary by the patient's gender in addition to the criticality of the condition being treated. The results also suggest, when treating less critical conditions, a physician can mitigate the negative effects of a denial with relatively little additional effort. PMID:19916097

  2. Diamagnetic Corrections and Pascal's Constants

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    Bain, Gordon A.; Berry, John F.

    2008-01-01

    Measured magnetic susceptibilities of paramagnetic substances must typically be corrected for their underlying diamagnetism. This correction is often accomplished by using tabulated values for the diamagnetism of atoms, ions, or whole molecules. These tabulated values can be problematic since many sources contain incomplete and conflicting data.…

  3. Denis Parsons Burkitt CMG, MD, DSc, FRS, FRCS, FTCD (1911-93) Irish by birth, Trinity by the grace of God.

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    Smith, Owen

    2012-03-01

    Denis Parsons Burkitt, surgeon and research scientist, is a household name in the medical profession. Denis received his BA in 1933 and graduated as a physician in 1935 from Trinity College, Dublin. After serving as a surgeon in the Royal Army Medicine Corps during World War II, he worked as a surgeon and lecturer in Africa. It was in Africa that he developed exceptional observational and analytical skills, which led him to identify and formally develop a successful treatment for a childhood cancer that is now called Burkitt Lymphoma. The influence of Christianity in his life was huge. Throughout his life he remained extremely modest, attributing much of what he had achieved to the work of others. Denis's contributions to haemato-oncology remain salient today, and his discoveries continue to generate new research. Throughout his career he received some of the highest scientific honours from many different countries across the globe. PMID:22313429

  4. The Performance of a Tight Ins/gnss/photogrammetric Integration Scheme for Land Based MMS Applications in Gnss Denied Environments

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    Chu, Chien-Hsun; Chiang, Kai-Wei

    2016-06-01

    The early development of mobile mapping system (MMS) was restricted to applications that permitted the determination of the elements of exterior orientation from existing ground control. Mobile mapping refers to a means of collecting geospatial data using mapping sensors that are mounted on a mobile platform. Research works concerning mobile mapping dates back to the late 1980s. This process is mainly driven by the need for highway infrastructure mapping and transportation corridor inventories. In the early nineties, advances in satellite and inertial technology made it possible to think about mobile mapping in a different way. Instead of using ground control points as references for orienting the images in space, the trajectory and attitude of the imager platform could now be determined directly. Cameras, along with navigation and positioning sensors are integrated and mounted on a land vehicle for mapping purposes. Objects of interest can be directly measured and mapped from images that have been georeferenced using navigation and positioning sensors. Direct georeferencing (DG) is the determination of time-variable position and orientation parameters for a mobile digital imager. The most common technologies used for this purpose today are satellite positioning using the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) and inertial navigation using an Inertial Measuring Unit (IMU). Although either technology used along could in principle determine both position and orientation, they are usually integrated in such a way that the IMU is the main orientation sensor, while the GNSS receiver is the main position sensor. However, GNSS signals are obstructed due to limited number of visible satellites in GNSS denied environments such as urban canyon, foliage, tunnel and indoor that cause the GNSS gap or interfered by reflected signals that cause abnormal measurement residuals thus deteriorates the positioning accuracy in GNSS denied environments. This study aims at developing a

  5. VizieR Online Data Catalog: DENIS galaxies around 16h15m -30deg (Rousseau+, 2000)

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    Rousseau, J.; Paturel, G.; Vauglin, I.; Schroeder, A.; de Batz, B.; Borsenberger, J.; Epchtein, N.; Fouque, P.; Kimeswenger, S.; Lacombe, F.; Le Bertre, T.; Mamon, G.; Rouan, D.; Simon, G.; Tiphene, D.

    2001-01-01

    From a visual inspection of J and K images obtained within the Deep Near Infrared Survey (DENIS) we detected 37 noteworthy galaxies near the galactic plane (|b|<15°). Most of these galaxies are yet uncatalogued. They have either a large dimension (more than 1arcmin in J-band) or a position very close to the galactic plane (|b|<3°). Some of these galaxies are simply not visible on the Digitized Sky Survey. Among them 15 galaxies are suspected to be spirals and could be detected from HI observations. Several large galaxies near the assumed position of the Great Attractor suggests that a concentration of galaxies may be present around the equatorial position: α2000=16h15m, δ2000=-30°. An inspection of this field from the Digitized Sky Survey and from available 2MASS data confirms the presence of extragalactic structures. (1 data file).

  6. Pine processionary caterpillar, Thaumetopoea pityocampa Denis and Schiffermüller, 1775 contact as a health risk for dogs.

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    Kaszak, Ilona; Planellas, Marta; Dworecka-Kaszak, Bożena

    2015-01-01

    Pine processionary, Thaumetopoea pityocampa Denis and Schiffermüller, 1775 is a moth that belongs to the order of insects Lepidoptera, and family Notodontidae. The larvae of pine processionary moth are the main pest of pines all over the world, but mainly in Mediterranean region. The contact with pine processionary caterpillar (lepidopterism) can produce a strong inflammatory reaction on skin and mucous membranes. Other findings include hyperthermia, tachypnoea, respiratory distress, cyanosis and tongue oedema, labial angioedema, ptyalism, bilateral submandibular lymphadenomegaly, conjunctivitis and severe tongue necrosis. Tough, few veterinary cases have been published. Also in Poland pine processionary moth (Thaumetopoea pinivora) is present, especially near the Baltic coast and can be a possible health risk for both humans and animals (especially dogs). The aim of this article is to increase knowledge about the clinical manifestations of pine processionary caterpillar contact, which may be useful for diagnosis of this dangerous disease. PMID:26568988

  7. A Ground-Based Near Infrared Camera Array System for UAV Auto-Landing in GPS-Denied Environment.

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    Yang, Tao; Li, Guangpo; Li, Jing; Zhang, Yanning; Zhang, Xiaoqiang; Zhang, Zhuoyue; Li, Zhi

    2016-01-01

    This paper proposes a novel infrared camera array guidance system with capability to track and provide real time position and speed of a fixed-wing Unmanned air vehicle (UAV) during a landing process. The system mainly include three novel parts: (1) Infrared camera array and near infrared laser lamp based cooperative long range optical imaging module; (2) Large scale outdoor camera array calibration module; and (3) Laser marker detection and 3D tracking module. Extensive automatic landing experiments with fixed-wing flight demonstrate that our infrared camera array system has the unique ability to guide the UAV landing safely and accurately in real time. Moreover, the measurement and control distance of our system is more than 1000 m. The experimental results also demonstrate that our system can be used for UAV automatic accurate landing in Global Position System (GPS)-denied environments. PMID:27589755

  8. Human and tree classification based on a model using 3D ladar in a GPS-denied environment

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    Cho, Kuk; Baeg, Seung-Ho; Park, Sangdeok

    2013-05-01

    This study explained a method to classify humans and trees by extraction their geometric and statistical features in data obtained from 3D LADAR. In a wooded GPS-denied environment, it is difficult to identify the location of unmanned ground vehicles and it is also difficult to properly recognize the environment in which these vehicles move. In this study, using the point cloud data obtained via 3D LADAR, a method to extract the features of humans, trees, and other objects within an environment was implemented and verified through the processes of segmentation, feature extraction, and classification. First, for the segmentation, the radially bounded nearest neighbor method was applied. Second, for the feature extraction, each segmented object was divided into three parts, and then their geometrical and statistical features were extracted. A human was divided into three parts: the head, trunk and legs. A tree was also divided into three parts: the top, middle, and bottom. The geometric features were the variance of the x-y data for the center of each part in an object, using the distance between the two central points for each part, using K-mean clustering. The statistical features were the variance of each of the parts. In this study, three, six and six features of data were extracted, respectively, resulting in a total of 15 features. Finally, after training the extracted data via an artificial network, new data were classified. This study showed the results of an experiment that applied an algorithm proposed with a vehicle equipped with 3D LADAR in a thickly forested area, which is a GPS-denied environment. A total of 5,158 segments were obtained and the classification rates for human and trees were 82.9% and 87.4%, respectively.

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  14. Why Did Socrates Deny That He Was a Teacher? Locating Socrates among the New Educators and the Traditional Education in Plato's "Apology of Socrates"

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    Mintz, Avi I.

    2014-01-01

    Plato's "Apology of Socrates" contains a spirited account of Socrates' relationship with the city of Athens and its citizens. As Socrates stands on trial for corrupting the youth, surprisingly, he does not defend the substance and the methods of his teaching. Instead, he simply denies that he is a teacher. Many scholars have…

  15. 50 CFR 23.33 - How is the decision made to issue or deny a request for a U.S. CITES document?

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    2010-10-01

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  16. 14 CFR 11.101 - May I ask FAA to reconsider my petition for rulemaking or petition for exemption if it is denied?

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    2010-01-01

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  17. 41 CFR 102-118.570 - If my agency denies the TSP's challenge to the statement of difference, may the TSP appeal?

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  2. Perceived stress and emotional social support among women who are denied or receive abortions in the United States: a prospective cohort study

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    2014-01-01

    Background Examining women’s stress and social support following denial and receipt of abortion furthers understanding of the effects of unwanted childbearing and abortion on women’s well-being. This study investigated perceived stress and emotional social support over time among women who were denied wanted abortions and who received abortions, and compared outcomes between the groups. Methods The Turnaway Study is a prospective cohort study of women who sought abortions at 30 abortion facilities across the United States, and follows women via semiannual phone interviews for five years. Participants include 956 English or Spanish speaking women aged 15 and over who sought abortions between 2008 and 2010 and whose gestation in pregnancy fit one of three groups: women who presented up to three weeks beyond a facility’s gestational age limit and were denied an abortion; women presenting within two weeks below the limit who received an abortion; and women who received a first trimester abortion. The outcomes were modified versions of the Perceived Stress Scale and the Multidimensional Scale of Perceived Social Support. Longitudinal mixed effects models were used to assess differences in outcomes between study groups over 30 months. Results Women denied abortions initially had higher perceived stress than women receiving abortions near gestational age limits (1.0 unit difference on 0-16 scale, P = 0.003). Women receiving first-trimester abortions initially had lower perceived stress than women receiving abortions near gestational age limits (0.6 difference, P = 0.045). By six months, all groups’ levels of perceived stress were similar, and levels remained similar through 30 months. Emotional social support scores did not differ among women receiving abortions near gestational limits versus women denied abortions or women having first trimester abortions initially or over time. Conclusions Soon after being denied abortions, women experienced higher

  3. Literature as an exploration of the phenomenology of schizophrenia: disorder and recovery in Denis Johnson's Jesus' Son.

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    Hamm, Jay A; Leonhardt, Bethany L; Fogley, Rebecca L; Lysaker, Paul H

    2014-12-01

    When read as a fictional psychosis narrative, Jesus' Son, a collection of short stories by Denis Johnson, reveals important elements of the phenomenology of schizophrenia and recovery. It is possible that Jesus' Son, as a work of fiction, may be able to uniquely add depth and nuance to an understanding of the phenomenology of schizophrenia involving a state of psychological fragmentation, an ever-changing interpersonal field and a loss of personal agency. In addition, by following the protagonist in Jesus' Son as he begins to resolve some of his difficulties, the book also offers an individualised account of recovery. The authors detail how the book reveals these insights about schizophrenia and recovery and suggest that these elements are intertwined in such a manner that leads to a profound disruption of self-experience, characterised by a collapse of metacognitive processes. Jesus' Son may add depth to our understanding of the subjective experience of schizophrenia and recovery, and also may serve as one example in which the study of humanities offers an opportunity to explore the human elements in the most profound forms of suffering. PMID:24567424

  4. Flawed Nuclear Physics and Atomic Intelligence in the Campaign to deny Norwegian Heavy Water to Germany, 1942-1944

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    Børresen, Hans Christofer

    2012-12-01

    The military campaign to deny Norwegian heavy water to Germany in World War II did not diminish as the threat posed by heavy water in German hands dwindled, mainly because of excessive security among the Allies. Signs that Albert Speer (1905-1981) had decided in 1942 to stop the German atomic-bomb project were kept secret and ignored. Prominent Allied advisers like Leif Tronstad (1903-1945) and even Niels Bohr (1885-1962) were not told about the plutonium path to a German atomic bomb. Physicists did not brief advisers, decision makers, and Allied officers on how many years Werner Heisenberg (1901-1976) would need to accumulate enough heavy water (deuterium oxide, D2O) for an Uranmachine and then to extract and process plutonium for an atomic bomb. Had the flow of information been better, the military raids on the Norwegian heavy-water plant at Vemork could have been timed better, and the more costly of them could have been averted altogether.

  5. Gifted and Denied.

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    Olague, Diana Ortegon

    1993-01-01

    Problems in identifying gifted students with cultural differences and language disadvantages are outlined, and vocabulary development of minority culture children is cited as one factor involved in failure to identify giftedness. Schools are encouraged to take aggressive measures in locating and identifying gifted disadvantaged students. (JDD)

  6. Denying Medical Students' Emotions.

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    USA Today, 1984

    1984-01-01

    Medical educators nationwide are questioning the process that leads to the denial of the emotional side of medicine by its practitioners. Emotional dilemmas are often verbally suppressed by most students, but they surface in many ways, such as depression, insomnia, loss of appetite, and anxiety. (RM)

  7. The ultracool dwarf DENIS-P J104814.7-395606. Chromospheres and coronae at the low-mass end of the main-sequence

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    Stelzer, B.; Alcalá, J.; Biazzo, K.; Ercolano, B.; Crespo-Chacón, I.; López-Santiago, J.; Martínez-Arnáiz, R.; Schmitt, J. H. M. M.; Rigliaco, E.; Leone, F.; Cupani, G.

    2012-01-01

    Context. Several diagnostics ranging from the radio to the X-ray band are suitable for investigating the magnetic activity of late-type stars. Empirical connections between the emission at different wavelengths place constraints on the nature and efficiency of the emission mechanism and the physical conditions in different atmospheric layers. The activity of ultracool dwarfs, at the low-mass end of the main-sequence, is poorly understood. Aims: We perform a multi-wavelength study of one of the nearest M9 dwarfs, DENIS-P J104814.7-395606 (4 pc), to examine its position within the group of magnetically active ultracool dwarfs, and, in general, advance our understanding of these objects by comparing them to early-M type dwarf stars and the Sun. Methods: We obtained an XMM-Newton observation of DENIS-P J104814.7-395606 and a broad-band spectrum from the ultraviolet to the near-infrared with X-Shooter. From this dataset, we derive the X-ray properties, stellar parameters, kinematics, and the emission-line spectrum tracing chromospheric activity. We integrate these data by compiling the activity parameters of ultracool dwarfs from the literature. Results: Our deep XMM-Newton observation provides the first X-ray detection of DENIS-P J104814.7-395606 (log Lx = 25.1), as well as the first measurement of its V band brightness (V = 17.35 mag). The flux-flux relations between X-ray and chromospheric activity indicators are here for the first time extended into the regime of the ultracool dwarfs. The approximate agreement of DENIS-P J104814.7-395606 and other ultracool dwarfs with flux-flux relations for early-M dwarfs suggests that the same heating mechanisms work in the atmospheres of ultracool dwarfs, albeit weaker as judged from their lower fluxes. The observed Balmer decrements of DENIS 1048-3956 are compatible with optically thick plasma in local thermal equilibrium (LTE) at low, nearly photospheric temperature or optically thin LTE plasma at 20 000 K. Describing the

  8. Braconinae parasitoids (Hymenoptera, Braconidae) emerged from larvae of Lobesia botrana (Denis & Schiffermüller) (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae) feeding on Daphne gnidium L.

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    Loni, Augusto; Samartsev, Konstantin G; Scaramozzino, Pier Luigi; Belokobylskij, Sergey A; Lucchi, Andrea

    2016-01-01

    Bracon admotus Papp, 2000, and three species of the genus Habrobracon Ashmead, 1895, Habrobracon concolorans (Marshall, 1900), Habrobracon hebetor (Say, 1836) and Habrobracon pillerianae Fischer, 1980, were obtained from the larvae of Lobesia botrana (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae) feeding on Daphne gnidium Linnaeus, 1753 (Thymelaeaceae) in the natural reserve of Migliarino-San Rossore-Massaciuccoli (Pisa-Central Italy). Bracon admotus, Habrobracon concolorans and Habrobracon pillerianae were found for the first time to be associated with Lobesia botrana, while Habrobracon hebetor was reared for the first time from the larvae of Cryptoblabes gnidiella (Millière, 1867) (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae, Phycitinae) that was found on the same host plant. Bracon admotus and Habrobracon pillerianae are new to the fauna of Italy and Western Europe. A key is proposed for the determination of Habrobracon species reared from Lobesia botrana and related Palaearctic species of this genus. Habrobracon lineatellae Fisher, 1968 is considered as a valid species. PMID:27408529

  9. Braconinae parasitoids (Hymenoptera, Braconidae) emerged from larvae of Lobesia botrana (Denis & Schiffermüller) (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae) feeding on Daphne gnidium L.

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    Loni, Augusto; Samartsev, Konstantin G.; Scaramozzino, Pier Luigi; Belokobylskij, Sergey A.; Lucchi, Andrea

    2016-01-01

    Abstract Bracon admotus Papp, 2000, and three species of the genus Habrobracon Ashmead, 1895, Habrobracon concolorans (Marshall, 1900), Habrobracon hebetor (Say, 1836) and Habrobracon pillerianae Fischer, 1980, were obtained from the larvae of Lobesia botrana (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775) (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae) feeding on Daphne gnidium Linnaeus, 1753 (Thymelaeaceae) in the natural reserve of Migliarino-San Rossore-Massaciuccoli (Pisa-Central Italy). Bracon admotus, Habrobracon concolorans and Habrobracon pillerianae were found for the first time to be associated with Lobesia botrana, while Habrobracon hebetor was reared for the first time from the larvae of Cryptoblabes gnidiella (Millière, 1867) (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae, Phycitinae) that was found on the same host plant. Bracon admotus and Habrobracon pillerianae are new to the fauna of Italy and Western Europe. A key is proposed for the determination of Habrobracon species reared from Lobesia botrana and related Palaearctic species of this genus. Habrobracon lineatellae Fisher, 1968 is considered as a valid species. PMID:27408529

  10. Weather on Other Worlds. I. Detection of Periodic Variability in the L3 Dwarf DENIS-P J1058.7-1548 with Precise Multi-wavelength Photometry

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    Heinze, Aren N.; Metchev, Stanimir; Apai, Daniel; Flateau, Davin; Kurtev, Radostin; Marley, Mark; Radigan, Jacqueline; Burgasser, Adam J.; Artigau, Étienne; Plavchan, Peter

    2013-04-01

    Photometric monitoring from warm Spitzer reveals that the L3 dwarf DENIS-P J1058.7-1548 varies sinusoidally in brightness with a period of 4.25^{+0.26}_{-0.16} hr and an amplitude of 0.388% ± 0.043% (peak-to-valley) in the 3.6 μm band, confirming the reality of a 4.31 ± 0.31 hr periodicity detected in J-band photometry from the SOAR telescope. The J-band variations are a factor of 2.17 ± 0.35 larger in amplitude than those at 3.6 μm, while 4.5 μm Spitzer observations yield a 4.5 μm/3.6 μm amplitude ratio of only 0.23 ± 0.15, consistent with zero 4.5 μm variability. This wide range in amplitudes indicates rotationally modulated variability due to magnetic phenomena and/or inhomogeneous cloud cover. Weak Hα emission indicates some magnetic activity, but it is difficult to explain the observed amplitudes by magnetic phenomena unless they are combined with cloud inhomogeneities (which might have a magnetic cause). However, inhomogeneous cloud cover alone can explain all our observations, and our data align with theory in requiring that the regions with the thickest clouds also have the lowest effective temperature. Combined with published vsin (i) results, our rotation period yields a 95% confidence lower limit of R * >= 0.111 R ⊙, suggesting upper limits of 320 Myr and 0.055 M ⊙ on the age and mass. These limits should be regarded cautiously because of ~3σ inconsistencies with other data; however, a lower limit of 45° on the inclination is more secure. DENIS-P J1058.7-1548 is only the first of nearly two dozen low-amplitude variables discovered and analyzed by the Weather on Other Worlds project.

  11. Partial Row-Sums of Pascal's Triangle

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    Ollerton, Richard L.

    2007-01-01

    Identities for many and varied combinations of binomial coefficients abound. Indeed, because of the wide range of interrelationships it is possible that a great deal of mathematical effort has been wasted in proving essentially equivalent formulae. As well as proving identities these methods can be used to rule out closed form solutions (at least…

  12. Trinomial Formula, Pascal- and Sierpinski-Pyramid

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    Zeitler, H.

    2002-01-01

    Stimulated by a picture of a Sierpinski-pyramid and an article by Stewart, students were asked about a connection between this pyramid and the well-known trinomial formula. The results of all the work done with students are presented in this note. (Contains 8 figures.)

  13. Problem Solving, Patterns, Probability, Pascal, and Palindromes.

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    Hylton-Lindsay, Althea Antoinette

    2003-01-01

    Presents a problem-solving activity, the birth order problem, and several solution-seeking strategies. Includes responses of current and prospective teachers and a comparison of various strategies. (YDS)

  14. Pascal's Wager: Betting on the Future

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    Schejbal, David

    2012-01-01

    This article presents an interview with David Schejbal, the chair of the 2012 UPCEA Annual Conference, about environmentalism and the role of continuing education. In this interview, Schejbal shares why he suggested the theme of sustainability for the annual conference. He says it is because all of them in the conference are continuing…

  15. Evaluation of the 1996-99 HEFCE/DENI Disability Special Initiative. A Report by the Higher Education Consulting Group (THECG) and the Commonwealth Higher Education Management Service (CHEMS).

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    The report evaluates a special initiative of the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) and the Department of Education of Northern Ireland (DENI) in 1996-1997 and 1998-1999 to encourage institutions to develop high quality provisions for students with disabilities and to increase the participation in higher education of students…

  16. WEATHER ON OTHER WORLDS. I. DETECTION OF PERIODIC VARIABILITY IN THE L3 DWARF DENIS-P J1058.7-1548 WITH PRECISE MULTI-WAVELENGTH PHOTOMETRY

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    Heinze, Aren N.; Metchev, Stanimir; Apai, Daniel; Flateau, Davin; Kurtev, Radostin; Marley, Mark; Radigan, Jacqueline; Burgasser, Adam J.; Artigau, Etienne; Plavchan, Peter E-mail: stanimir.metchev@stonybrook.edu

    2013-04-20

    Photometric monitoring from warm Spitzer reveals that the L3 dwarf DENIS-P J1058.7-1548 varies sinusoidally in brightness with a period of 4.25{sup +0.26}{sub -0.16} hr and an amplitude of 0.388% {+-} 0.043% (peak-to-valley) in the 3.6 {mu}m band, confirming the reality of a 4.31 {+-} 0.31 hr periodicity detected in J-band photometry from the SOAR telescope. The J-band variations are a factor of 2.17 {+-} 0.35 larger in amplitude than those at 3.6 {mu}m, while 4.5 {mu}m Spitzer observations yield a 4.5 {mu}m/3.6 {mu}m amplitude ratio of only 0.23 {+-} 0.15, consistent with zero 4.5 {mu}m variability. This wide range in amplitudes indicates rotationally modulated variability due to magnetic phenomena and/or inhomogeneous cloud cover. Weak H{alpha} emission indicates some magnetic activity, but it is difficult to explain the observed amplitudes by magnetic phenomena unless they are combined with cloud inhomogeneities (which might have a magnetic cause). However, inhomogeneous cloud cover alone can explain all our observations, and our data align with theory in requiring that the regions with the thickest clouds also have the lowest effective temperature. Combined with published vsin (i) results, our rotation period yields a 95% confidence lower limit of R{sub *} {>=} 0.111 R{sub Sun }, suggesting upper limits of 320 Myr and 0.055 M{sub Sun} on the age and mass. These limits should be regarded cautiously because of {approx}3{sigma} inconsistencies with other data; however, a lower limit of 45 Degree-Sign on the inclination is more secure. DENIS-P J1058.7-1548 is only the first of nearly two dozen low-amplitude variables discovered and analyzed by the Weather on Other Worlds project.

  17. ISOGAL: A deep survey of the obscured inner Milky Way with ISO at 7 mu m and 15 mu m and with DENIS in the near-infrared

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    Omont, A.; Gilmore, G. F.; Alard, C.; Aracil, B.; August, T.; Baliyan, K.; Beaulieu, S.; Bégon, S.; Bertou, X.; Blommaert, J. A. D. L.; Borsenberger, J.; Burgdorf, M.; Caillaud, B.; Cesarsky, C.; Chitre, A.; Copet, E.; de Batz, B.; Egan, M. P.; Egret, D.; Epchtein, N.; Felli, M.; Fouqué, P.; Ganesh, S.; Genzel, R.; Glass, I. S.; Gredel, R.; Groenewegen, M. A. T.; Guglielmo, F.; Habing, H. J.; Hennebelle, P.; Jiang, B.; Joshi, U. C.; Kimeswenger, S.; Messineo, M.; Miville-Deschênes, M. A.; Moneti, A.; Morris, M.; Ojha, D. K.; Ortiz, R.; Ott, S.; Parthasarathy, M.; Pérault, M.; Price, S. D.; Robin, A. C.; Schultheis, M.; Schuller, F.; Simon, G.; Soive, A.; Testi, L.; Teyssier, D.; Tiphène, D.; Unavane, M.; van Loon, J. T.; Wyse, R.

    2003-06-01

    The ISOGAL project is an infrared survey of specific regions sampling the Galactic Plane selected to provide information on Galactic structure, stellar populations, stellar mass-loss and the recent star formation history of the inner disk and Bulge of the Galaxy. ISOGAL combines 7 and 15 μm ISOCAM observations -- with a resolution of 6 arcsec at worst -- with DENIS IJKs data to determine the nature of the sources and the interstellar extinction. We have observed about 16 square degrees with a sensitivity approaching 10-20 mJy, detecting ˜105 sources, mostly AGB stars, red giants and young stars. The main features of the ISOGAL survey and the observations are summarized in this paper, together with a brief discussion of data processing and quality. The primary ISOGAL products are described briefly (a full desciption is given in Schuller et al. 2003): viz. the images and the ISOGAL-DENIS five-wavelength point source catalogue. The main scientific results already derived or in progress are summarized. These include astrometrically calibrated 7 and 15 μm images, determining structures of resolved sources; identification and properties of interstellar dark clouds; quantification of the infrared extinction law and source dereddening; analysis of red giant and (especially) AGB stellar populations in the central Bulge, determining luminosity, presence of circumstellar dust and mass-loss rate, and source classification, supplemented in some cases by ISO/CVF spectroscopy; detection of young stellar objects of diverse types, especially in the inner Bulge with information about the present and recent star formation rate; identification of foreground sources with mid-IR excess. These results are the subject of about 25 refereed papers published or in preparation. This is paper No. 20 in a refereed journal based on data from the ISOGAL project. Based on observations with ISO, an ESA project with instruments funded by ESA Member States (especially the PI countries: France

  18. Quiescent Radio Emission from Southern Late-Type M Dwarfs and a Spectacular Radio Flare from the M8 Dwarf DENIS 1048-3956

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    Burgasser, Adam J.; Putman, Mary E.

    2005-06-01

    We report the results of a radio monitoring program conducted at the Australia Telescope Compact Array to search for quiescent and flaring emission from seven nearby Southern late-type M and L dwarfs. Two late-type M dwarfs, the M7 V LHS 3003 and the M8 V DENIS 1048-3956, were detected in quiescent emission at 4.80 GHz. The observed emission is consistent with optically thin gyrosynchrotron emission from mildly relativistic (~1-10 keV) electrons with source densities ne<~109 cm-3 in B>~10 G magnetic fields. DENIS 1048-3956 was also detected in two spectacular, short-lived flares, one at 4.80 GHz (peak fν=6.0+/-0.8 mJy) and one at 8.64 GHz (peak fν=29.6+/-1.0 mJy) approximately 10 minutes later. The high brightness temperature (TB>~1013 K), short emission period (~4-5 minutes), high circular polarization (~100%), and apparently narrow spectral bandwidth of these events imply a coherent emission process in a region of high electron density (ne~1011-1012 cm-3) and magnetic field strength (B~1 kG). If the two flare events are related, the apparent frequency drift in the emission suggests that the emitting source either moved into regions of higher electron or magnetic flux density or was compressed, e.g., by twisting field lines or gas motions. This emission may be related to a recent optical flare from this source that exhibited indications of chromospheric mass motion. The quiescent fluxes from the radio-emitting M dwarfs are too bright to support the Güdel-Benz empirical radio/X-ray relations, confirming a trend previously noted by Berger et al. The violation of these relations is symptomatic of a divergence in magnetic emission trends at and beyond spectral type M7/M8, where relative X-ray and Hα emission drops precipitously while relative radio emission appears to remain constant or possibly increases. With an apparent decline in chromospheric/coronal heating, the origin of hot coronal plasmas around ultracool dwarfs remains uncertain, although external

  19. Sampling-based real-time motion planning under state uncertainty for autonomous micro-aerial vehicles in GPS-denied environments.

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    Li, Dachuan; Li, Qing; Cheng, Nong; Song, Jingyan

    2014-01-01

    This paper presents a real-time motion planning approach for autonomous vehicles with complex dynamics and state uncertainty. The approach is motivated by the motion planning problem for autonomous vehicles navigating in GPS-denied dynamic environments, which involves non-linear and/or non-holonomic vehicle dynamics, incomplete state estimates, and constraints imposed by uncertain and cluttered environments. To address the above motion planning problem, we propose an extension of the closed-loop rapid belief trees, the closed-loop random belief trees (CL-RBT), which incorporates predictions of the position estimation uncertainty, using a factored form of the covariance provided by the Kalman filter-based estimator. The proposed motion planner operates by incrementally constructing a tree of dynamically feasible trajectories using the closed-loop prediction, while selecting candidate paths with low uncertainty using efficient covariance update and propagation. The algorithm can operate in real-time, continuously providing the controller with feasible paths for execution, enabling the vehicle to account for dynamic and uncertain environments. Simulation results demonstrate that the proposed approach can generate feasible trajectories that reduce the state estimation uncertainty, while handling complex vehicle dynamics and environment constraints. PMID:25412217

  20. Sampling-Based Real-Time Motion Planning under State Uncertainty for Autonomous Micro-Aerial Vehicles in GPS-Denied Environments

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    Li, Dachuan; Li, Qing; Cheng, Nong; Song, Jingyan

    2014-01-01

    This paper presents a real-time motion planning approach for autonomous vehicles with complex dynamics and state uncertainty. The approach is motivated by the motion planning problem for autonomous vehicles navigating in GPS-denied dynamic environments, which involves non-linear and/or non-holonomic vehicle dynamics, incomplete state estimates, and constraints imposed by uncertain and cluttered environments. To address the above motion planning problem, we propose an extension of the closed-loop rapid belief trees, the closed-loop random belief trees (CL-RBT), which incorporates predictions of the position estimation uncertainty, using a factored form of the covariance provided by the Kalman filter-based estimator. The proposed motion planner operates by incrementally constructing a tree of dynamically feasible trajectories using the closed-loop prediction, while selecting candidate paths with low uncertainty using efficient covariance update and propagation. The algorithm can operate in real-time, continuously providing the controller with feasible paths for execution, enabling the vehicle to account for dynamic and uncertain environments. Simulation results demonstrate that the proposed approach can generate feasible trajectories that reduce the state estimation uncertainty, while handling complex vehicle dynamics and environment constraints. PMID:25412217

  1. Molecular Characterization and In Silico Analysis of the Pheromone-Binding Protein of the European Grapevine Moth Lobesia botrana (Denis & Schiffermüller) (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae).

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    Mutis, A; Palma, R; Venthur, H; Iturriaga-Vásquez, P; Faundez-Parraguez, M; Mella-Herrera, R; Kontodimas, D; Lobos, C; Quiroz, A

    2014-06-01

    The European grapevine moth Lobesia botrana (Denis & Schiffermüller) is an economically important insect in Europe. The species invaded vineyards in Chile, Argentina, and California during 2008-2010 causing severe problems. A major component of the sex pheromone, (E,Z)-7,9-dodecadienyl acetate (E7,Z9-12:Ac), is used in a mating disruption technique when grapevine moth populations are low or to monitor pest numbers. It is thought that these sexual pheromones are blends of volatiles that typically are specific to a species and are transported in the insect antenna by pheromone-binding proteins (PBPs) across the sensillar lymph to the olfactory receptors. Currently, an increasing number of Lepidopteran PBPs are being identified and cloned. However, there are no studies of the olfactory system and of proteins involved in the olfactory perception of L. botrana at the molecular level. In the present study, we report, for the first time, the sequence of a PBP from L. botrana (LbotPBP), which was determined using reverse transcription technology. Homology modeling was used to generate the three-dimensional protein structure. The model suggests that PBP consists of six α-helices as follows: Lys2-Met23 (α1), Thr28-Phe36 (α2), Arg46-Leu59 (α3), His70-Asn80 (α4), Glu84-Asn100 (α5), and Cys108-Lys125 (α6), held together by three disulfide bridges, Cys19-Cys54, Cys50-Cys108, and Cys97-Cys117. Docking simulations based on this model suggested that Trp114 is a key residue in the recognition of acetate pheromones, such as E7,Z9-12:Ac. In silico results in this study are consistent with previous findings in which E7,Z9-12:Ac acts as the most active compound in behavioral and electroantennographic assays. PMID:27193623

  2. Comparison of programming languages: Ada, Praxis, Pascal, C. [Ada, Praxis, Pascal, and C

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    Evans, A. Jr.

    1981-04-01

    Although the programmer dealing with systems programming now has a fairly rich choice of programming languages, there is sometimes little guidance other than hearsay about how to choose among them. In this document four high order languages (HOLs) are examined and their features compared, evaluating the ability of each to meet the goals of systems programming. A major purpose of the discussion is to introduce Praxis, a new language, and to compare it with existing languages.

  3. Deporting Cambodian Refugees: Justice Denied?

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    Hing, Bill Ong

    2005-01-01

    Until recently, the United States did not deport refugees convicted of crimes to the communist-dominated countries of Cuba, Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. After all, these refugees had fled persecution, and diplomatic ties between the United States and these countries are not particularly strong. But in March 2002, the United States convinced…

  4. Dreams Deferred and Dreams Denied

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    Diaz-Strong, Daysi; Gomez, Christina; Luna-Duarte, Maria E.; Meiners, Erica R.

    2010-01-01

    As faculty and administrators at federally designated "Hispanic serving institutions" (defined as colleges and universities having a minimum Latino student population of 25 percent), the authors came together in part because of the lack of research on the experiences of undocumented students, particularly in the Midwest; their own personal…

  5. Effects of requested, forced and denied shift schedule change on work ability and health of nurses in Europe -Results from the European NEXT-Study

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    2013-01-01

    Background Previous cross-sectional findings from the European Nurses Early Exit Study (NEXT) show that nurses who were dissatisfied with their work schedule tended to consider leaving the nursing profession. Mediating factors in this decision process may be caused by self-perceived poor work ability and/or health. The aim of this paper is to investigate changes in work ability and general health among nurses in relation to requested, forced and denied change of shift schedule. Methods Longitudinal data from the NEXT Study was used. In total 11,102 nurses from Belgium, Germany, Finland, the Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, France and Italy completed both the ‘basic questionnaire’ (t1) and the ’12 month follow-up questionnaire’ (t2). To examine the time-effect (repeated measures) and the group-effect of five defined groups of nurses on the Work Ability Index (WAI) and general health (SF36), an adjusted 2-way analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) was performed. Results The nurses who wanted to, but could not change their shifts during the 12 month follow-up had the lowest initial and follow-up scores for WAI (t1: 37.6, t2: 36.6, p <0.001), lowest general health (t1: 63.9, t2: 59.2, p <0.001) and showed the highest decrease in both outcomes. Shift pattern change in line with the nurses’ wishes was associated with improved work ability and to a lesser comparatively low extent with increased decline in health scores. A forced change of shift against the nurses’ will was significantly associated with a deteriorating work ability and health. Conclusions The findings would suggest that nurses’ desire to change their shift patterns may be an indicator for perceived low work ability and/or low health. The results also indicate that fulfilling nurses’ wishes with respect to their shift work pattern may improve their personal resources such as work ability and – to somewhat lesser extent – health. Disregarding nurses’ preferences, however, bears the risk for

  6. Plato, Pascal, and the Dynamics of Personal Knowledge

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    Otte, Michael Friedrich; Campos, Tania M. M.; Abido, Alexandre S.

    2013-01-01

    Educational practices are to be based on proven scientific knowledge, not least because the function science has to perform in human culture consists of unifying practical skills and general beliefs, the episteme and the techne (Amsterdamski, 1975, pp. 43-44). Now, modern societies first of all presuppose regular and standardized ways of…

  7. The Spirit of Investigation: Modifying Pascal and Fibonacci

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    Lopez-Real, Francis

    2008-01-01

    Using investigations in teaching mathematics has for many years become an established feature of most curricula around the world. Investigations can be a vehicle for enabling children to experience the genuine excitement that comes from mathematical discovery. The true spirit of inquiry and investigation lies in the mind-set that continually asks…

  8. Police investigations: discretion denied yet undeniably exercised

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    Belur, J.; Tilley, N.; Osrin, D.; Daruwalla, N.; Kumar, M.; Tiwari, V.

    2014-01-01

    Police investigations involve determining whether a crime has been committed, and if so what type of crime, who has committed it and whether there is the evidence to charge the perpetrators. Drawing on fieldwork in Delhi and Mumbai, this paper explores how police investigations unfolded in the specific context of women’s deaths by burning in India. In particular, it focuses on the use of discretion despite its denial by those exercising it. In India, there are distinctive statutes relating to women’s suspicious deaths, reflecting the widespread expectation that the bride’s family will pay a dowry to the groom’s family and the tensions to which this may on occasion give rise in the early years of a marriage. Often, there are conflicting claims influencing how the woman’s death is classified. These in turn affect police investigation. The nature and direction of police discretion in investigating women’s deaths by burning reflect in part the unique nature of the legislation and the particular sensitivities in relation to these types of death. They also highlight processes that are liable to be at work in any crime investigation. It was found that police officers exercised unacknowledged discretion at seven specific points in the investigative process, with potentially significant consequences for the achievement of just outcomes: first response, recording the victim’s ‘dying declaration’, inquest, registering of the ‘First Information Report’, collecting evidence, arrest and framing of the charges. PMID:26376482

  9. Child Soldiers: Rights Denied, Hope Restored

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    Carano, Kenneth T.; Bailey, Robert W.

    2012-01-01

    The forceful induction of children as child soldiers is an abhorrent violation of human rights. It is very disturbing that while many children are forcibly recruited into armed conflicts, others actually volunteer, due to their nightmarish alternatives. Although the practice has recently gained worldwide attention, awareness alone will not end the…

  10. 77 FR 27418 - Order Denying Export Privileges

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  15. Faculty on Facebook: Confirm or Deny?

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    Sturgeon, C. Michael; Walker, Christin

    2009-01-01

    Since its creation in 2004, Facebook has become one of the most frequently visited websites on college campuses. Because of this rise in popularity, the subject of social networking has grown as an idea and concern for both faculty members and students. At Lee University, it has been observed that a growing number of faculty members have indeed…

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  17. Researcher denied future U.S. funds.

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    Broad, William J

    1982-06-01

    Marc J. Straus, formerly senior investigator on a lung cancer treatment project at Boston University, has been barred from receiving any federal funding until 1986 because of alleged fabrication of drug reponse data. Straus maintains that he was the victim of a conspiracy by some disgruntled employees. This represents the first time that federal "debarment" regulations have been invoked over the misuse of grant monies. PMID:11643749

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  20. Symbolic Boundary Work in Schools: Demarcating and Denying Ethnic Boundaries

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    Tabib-Calif, Yosepha; Lomsky-Feder, Edna

    2014-01-01

    This article examines the symbolic boundary work that is carried out at a school whose student population is heterogeneous in terms of ethnicity and class. Based on ethnography, the article demonstrates how the school's staff seeks to neutralize ethnic boundaries and their accompanying discourse, while the pupils try to bring ethnic…

  1. Leniency denied because defendant was not debilitated by HIV infection.

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    2000-01-21

    The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found no reason to shorten the sentence of an Ohio man because of his AIDS condition. [Name removed] pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges in the late 1980s and early 1990s, and cooperated with the government by testifying against others. However, he received a sentence more severe than he anticipated, and asked for leniency because he had AIDS. The judge decided AIDS did not constitute an extraordinary physical impairment that would entitle [name removed] to leniency. [Name removed] was neither debilitated nor in the terminal stages of the infection. His sentence was upheld. PMID:11367215

  2. Exclusive: OPEC's story - denies it is a cartel

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    1983-03-23

    Coverage of OPEC news in the Western press exploded in 1973 during the Arab Oil Embargo and blossomed during the 1979 oil price hike. Since then, however, coverage wanes when OPEC's problems are its own and not widely impacting consuming nations. OPECNA, the OPEC News Agency, was established in 1980 to improve the quantity and quality of world press coverage of OPEC activities. Since then, OPECNA has also been OPEC's historian. It is felt that OPECNA has achieved its principal goal, that of providing reliable and frequent information about OPEC and the activities of its member countries; however, it appears to have little success in restructuring world opinion. Included here is an exclusive interview by Energy Detente with Mr. Gonzalo Plaza, Director of OPECNA. The Energy Detente fuel price/tax series and industrial fuel prices for March 1983 are presented for countries of the Western Hemisphere.

  3. Denying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act of 2013

    THOMAS, 113th Congress

    Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-2

    2013-02-14

    04/08/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations. (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status IntroducedHere are the steps for Status of Legislation:

  4. Two Distinct Moral Mechanisms for Ascribing and Denying Intentionality

    PubMed Central

    Ngo, Lawrence; Kelly, Meagan; Coutlee, Christopher G.; Carter, R. McKell; Sinnott-Armstrong, Walter; Huettel, Scott A.

    2015-01-01

    Philosophers and legal scholars have long theorized about how intentionality serves as a critical input for morality and culpability, but the emerging field of experimental philosophy has revealed a puzzling asymmetry. People judge actions leading to negative consequences as being more intentional than those leading to positive ones. The implications of this asymmetry remain unclear because there is no consensus regarding the underlying mechanism. Based on converging behavioral and neural evidence, we demonstrate that there is no single underlying mechanism. Instead, two distinct mechanisms together generate the asymmetry. Emotion drives ascriptions of intentionality for negative consequences, while the consideration of statistical norms leads to the denial of intentionality for positive consequences. We employ this novel two-mechanism model to illustrate that morality can paradoxically shape judgments of intentionality. This is consequential for mens rea in legal practice and arguments in moral philosophy pertaining to terror bombing, abortion, and euthanasia among others. PMID:26634909

  5. 75 FR 47465 - Pymetrozine; Regulation Denying NRDC's Objections on Remand

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    2010-08-06

    ... FFDCA, 21 U.S.C. 346a. (70 FR 46706, August 10, 2005); (Ref. 1). The order was remanded to EPA by the U... magnitude or more.'' (73 FR 42683, 42687, July 23, 2008). More information on how EPA refines estimates of... Available EPA Information on Assessing Exposure to Pesticides in Food.'' (Ref. 2; see also 73 FR at...

  6. Rural Development Policy: Promises Made and Promises Denied.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Hyman, Drew

    1991-01-01

    Presents historical trends toward rural development policy. Describes the agrarian perspective and the industrial and urbanization perspective as current visions which guide policy. Recommends a new vision focusing on "livability for people" and "viability of community systems." (KS)

  7. Tenure Denied: Cases of Sex Discrimination in Academia

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    Dyer, Susan K., Ed.

    2004-01-01

    This report focuses on women who took their fight for tenure to the courts. Drawing on 19 cases supported by the American Association of University Women Legal Advocacy Fund since 1981, we document the challenge of fighting sex discrimination in academia. In the process, we illustrate the overt and subtle forms of sex discrimination that continue…

  8. A/R systems reduce delayed and denied reimbursements.

    PubMed

    Escobar, Carlos

    2007-01-01

    The day-to-day benefits of a comprehensive billing and collections system are pro-active and preventive--administrators are increasingly learning that accelerating billings hastens collections and, ultimately, facility profitability. Effective billing and collections management services work closely with the facility, matching nightly "dumps" of patient files with transcripts. This marriage of otherwise disparate data creates a billing unit that reduces errors and ensures no billable procedures are lost. Ultimately, the goal of any medical practice that engages an ASP application or outsource solution is not to sit idly by while allowing a billing company to take control of a practice's revenue stream. The ability to track the billing process from transcript submission to payment provides a facility with all information necessary to manage cash flow, revenues, and even personal and practice financial planning. PMID:17471813

  9. Access Denied: Race, Ethnicity, and the Scientific Enterprise.

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    Campbell, George, Jr., Ed.; Denes, Ronni, Ed.; Morrison, Catherine, Ed.

    This book presents selected papers from a conference whose objective was to determine the policies needed to foster the involvement of minorities in science, engineering, and mathematics. The following papers were presented: (1) "Introduction" (Eugene Cota-Robles); (2) "United States Demographics" (George Campbell, Jr.); (3) "A Practitioner's…

  10. Dependency denied: health inequalities in the neo-liberal era.

    PubMed

    Peacock, Marian; Bissell, Paul; Owen, Jenny

    2014-10-01

    The ways in which inequality generates particular population health outcomes remains a major source of dispute within social epidemiology and medical sociology. Wilkinson and Pickett's The Spirit Level (2009), undoubtedly galvanised thinking across the disciplines, with its emphasis on how income inequality shapes the distribution of health and social problems. In this paper, we argue that their focus on income inequality, whilst important, understates the role of neoliberal discourses and practises in making sense of contemporary inequality and its health-related consequences. Many quantitative studies have demonstrated that more neoliberal countries have poorer health compared to less neoliberal countries, but there are few qualitative studies which explore how neoliberal discourses shape accounts and experiences and what protections and resources might be available to people. This article uses findings from a qualitative psycho-social study employing biographical-narrative interviews with women in Salford (England) to understand experiences of inequality as posited in The Spirit Level. We found evidence for the sorts of damages resulting from inequality as proposed in The Spirit Level. However, in addition to these, the most striking finding was the repeated articulation of a discourse which we have termed "no legitimate dependency". This was something both painful and damaging, where dependency of almost any sort was disavowed and responsibility was assumed by the self or "othered" in various ways. No legitimate dependency, we propose, is a partial (and problematic) internalisation of neoliberal discourses which becomes naturalised and unquestioned at the individual level. We speculate that these sorts of discourses in conjunction with a destruction of protective resources (both material and discursive), lead to an increase in strain and account in part for well-known damages consequent on life in an unequal society. We conclude that integrating understandings of neoliberalism into theorising about inequality enriches sociological perspectives in this area. PMID:25137636

  11. A Dream Denied: The Black Family in the Eighties.

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    McGhee, James D.

    The extremely conservative political climate and the record-breaking recession have effectively destroyed the hopes and dreams of poor black families, and they seriously threaten the existence of an emerging, still fragile, black middle class. Prior to 1960, no more than 10-12 percent of black families could be counted as members of the middle…

  12. Denis Parsons Burkitt, FRSM, FRCS (Edinburgh): a passion for learning.

    PubMed

    Moghanaki, Drew

    2008-10-01

    Dennis Parsons Burkitt was an accomplished Irish surgeon who was headed for a life of luxury. However, he opted for a more meaningful calling and pursued missionary work in Africa instead. While there, he came across an extraordinary pediatric jaw tumor that was not only disfiguring, but also rapidly fatal. Despite the futility of surgery, he became captivated with studying this unrecognized malignancy and conducted what is considered to be one of the most formidable epidemiologic investigations in the history of cancer research by surveying the entire continent. Without any formal training in research, it would be his simple passion to learn that led him to unravel the mysteries behind a new form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma that currently bears his name. Through his spirit for collaboration, effective forms of treatment were ultimately discovered for this most common pediatric malignancy in Africa. PMID:19011473

  13. 77 FR 13077 - Order Temporarily Denying Export Privileges

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    2012-03-05

    ... notices, the most recent being that of August 12, 2011 (76 FR 50661 (Aug. 16, 2011)), has continued the... Security (``BIS''), U.S. Department of Commerce, through its Office of Export Enforcement (``OEE''), has... there is sufficient reason to believe the likelihood of a violation.'' Id. ] Background and Findings...

  14. 77 FR 10719 - Order Renewing Order Temporarily Denying Export Privileges

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    2012-02-23

    ... published in the Federal Register on August 31, 2011. See 76 FR 54198. I. Procedural History On March 17... Mahmood Kosarayanifard, a/k/a Kosarian Fard, P.O. Box 52404, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Mahmoud Amini, G... Aviation, Gatewick LLC, Pejman Mahmood Kosarayanifard, Mahmoud Amini, Kerman Aviation, Sirjanco Trading...

  15. 77 FR 48960 - Order Renewing Order Temporarily Denying Export Privileges

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    ... FR 54198. I. Procedural History On March 17, 2008, Darryl W. Jackson, the then-Assistant Secretary of...; Mahmoud Amini, G 22 Dubai Airport Free Zone, P.O. Box 393754, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; and P.O. Box..., Zarand Aviation, Gatewick LLC, Pejman Mahmood Kosarayanifard, Mahmoud Amini, Kerman Aviation,...

  16. 77 FR 25133 - Order Temporarily Denying Export Privileges

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    ... notices, the most recent being that of August 12, 2011 (76 FR 50661 (Aug. 16, 2011)), has continued the... and Findings OEE submits that three U.S.-origin Boeing 747 planes, Manufacturer Serial Number...

  17. 14 CFR 119.39 - Issuing or denying a certificate.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... intends to or fills a key management position listed in § 119.65(a) or § 119.69(a), as applicable, with an... whose certificate was revoked, or is in the process of being revoked, and that individual materially contributed to the circumstances causing revocation or causing the revocation process; (4) An individual...

  18. Denying Social Harm: Students' Resistance to Lessons about Inequality

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    Kleinman, Sherryl; Copp, Martha

    2009-01-01

    Students share folk beliefs that make it difficult for them to understand inequality, especially the harmful consequences of social practices they routinely engage in, are attached to, and take for granted. Four of these beliefs include: (a) harm is direct, extreme, and the product of an individual's intentions; (2) harm is the product of the…

  19. Access Denied? Twenty-First-Century Technology in Schools

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    Male, Trevor; Burden, Kevin

    2014-01-01

    This article considers how developments in technologies have transformed the kind of social interaction possible over the Internet, making it feasible to undertake discourse and dialogue without having to rely solely on text-based mediation. This represents a fundamental change to learning, shifting from passive acquisition of someone else's…

  20. Birthright Denied: The Risks and Benefits of Breast-feeding.

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    Harris, Stephanie G.; Highland, Joseph H.

    This document compares the benefits and risks of breastfeeding in light of recent evidence that mothers' milk contains high levels of chemical contaminants. Information is presented on the occurrence and toxicity of agricultural and industrial chemicals found in breast milk and on the lead, industrial chemicals, nitrates, and bacterial…

  1. Two Distinct Moral Mechanisms for Ascribing and Denying Intentionality.

    PubMed

    Ngo, Lawrence; Kelly, Meagan; Coutlee, Christopher G; Carter, R McKell; Sinnott-Armstrong, Walter; Huettel, Scott A

    2015-01-01

    Philosophers and legal scholars have long theorized about how intentionality serves as a critical input for morality and culpability, but the emerging field of experimental philosophy has revealed a puzzling asymmetry. People judge actions leading to negative consequences as being more intentional than those leading to positive ones. The implications of this asymmetry remain unclear because there is no consensus regarding the underlying mechanism. Based on converging behavioral and neural evidence, we demonstrate that there is no single underlying mechanism. Instead, two distinct mechanisms together generate the asymmetry. Emotion drives ascriptions of intentionality for negative consequences, while the consideration of statistical norms leads to the denial of intentionality for positive consequences. We employ this novel two-mechanism model to illustrate that morality can paradoxically shape judgments of intentionality. This is consequential for mens rea in legal practice and arguments in moral philosophy pertaining to terror bombing, abortion, and euthanasia among others. PMID:26634909

  2. [Denis Ballière (1729-1800)].

    PubMed

    Trépardoux, Francis

    2002-01-01

    Born in Paris in 1729, Ballière got his graduation from the University of Sorbonne as bachelor of arts in 1746. His uncle Charles Delaisement practised as apothecary in Rouen and Ballière obtained there his mastership in 1756. Concomitantly, he composed the poetry and music of several opéras-comiques in the style of pastorales, which were performed with success in Rouen and Paris theaters. He was a fine writer and a real erudite. As well, his capacity in mathematics lead him to set up a theory applicated to both acoustic and music. In 1764 was published his Théorie de la musique in which he analysed the works of Descartes, Sauveur, Wallis, Tartini, Rameau, d'Alembert and Diderot. Rousseau greeted this work with consideration. When his uncle died in 1768, he fully engaged in the pharmaceutical profession. Since 1754, he had been a member of the Académie de Rouen, in which he was scientific secretary in 1769 and president in 1784, publishing different works among them its Essai sur les problèmes de situation - regarding the probability calculus - can be mentioned. In 1779, he translated into French John Ellis's book on Mangostan. He died in Rouen in 1800. PMID:12380583

  3. Automotive Geolocation Using Wireless Infrastructure in a GPS Denied Environment

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    Vallance, Phillip J; Howlader, Mostofa

    2011-01-01

    The article proposes a vehicle lane positioning technique based on joint frequency difference of arrival (FDOA) and time difference of arrival (TDOA) principle by measuring Doppler frequency, and derives possible solutions. The vehicle sensor measures the incoming RF signals from a reference emitter at time delayed locations and utilizes the characteristics of this downlink communications to accurately determine the frequency offset as well as time stamp of the packet. The article also addresses the limitations of the technique such as velocity vector estimations at measurement locations and offers possible solutions including Bayesian and triangulation estimation.

  4. Generalized Pascal's triangles and singular elements of modules of Lie algebras

    NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

    Lyakhovsky, V. D.; Postnova, O. V.

    2015-10-01

    We consider the problem of determining the multiplicity function m_ξ ^{{ ⊗ ^p}ω } in the tensor power decomposition of a module of a semisimple algebra g into irreducible submodules. For this, we propose to pass to the corresponding decomposition of a singular element Ψ((L g ω )⊗p) of the module tensor power into singular elements of irreducible submodules and formulate the problem of determining the function M_ξ ^{{ ⊗ ^p}ω }. This function satisfies a system of recurrence relations that corresponds to the procedure for multiplying modules. To solve this problem, we introduce a special combinatorial object, a generalized (g,ω) pyramid, i.e., a set of numbers ( p, { mi})g,ω satisfying the same system of recurrence relations. We prove that M_ξ ^{{ ⊗ ^p}ω } can be represented as a linear combination of the corresponding ( p, { mi})g,ω. We illustrate the obtained solution with several examples of modules of the algebras sl(3) and so(5).

  5. Winning counterterrorism's version of Pascal's wager, but struggling to open the purse.

    PubMed

    Gibbs, Brian J

    2014-08-01

    Lankford's essential empirical argument, which is based on evidence such as psychological autopsies, is that suicide attacks are caused by suicidality. By operationalizing this causal claim in a hypothetical experiment, I show the claim to be provable, and I contend that its truth is supported by Lankford's data. However, I question his ensuing arguments about beauty and goodness, and thereby the practical value of his work in counterterrorist propaganda. PMID:25162846

  6. 76 FR 49318 - Import Tolerances; Order Denying ABC's Petition to Revoke Import Tolerances for Various Pesticides

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    2011-08-10

    ... 13186, 66 FR. 3853 (Jan. 17, 2001), and the Endangered Species Act (ESA), 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq. For the... petition for comment on September 1, 2009. 74 FR 45200, September 1, 2009. EPA received 25 comments: 18....'' Executive Order No. 13186, 66 FR. 3853 (Jan. 17, 2001). The purpose of the Executive Order is to...

  7. Denying Darwin: Views on science in the rejection of evolution by Dutch Protestants.

    PubMed

    Hildering, Peter; Consoli, Luca; van den Born, Riyan

    2013-11-01

    Evolution has met with considerable religious opposition for 150 years and is still controversial among various religious groups. This article tries to understand the evolution controversy by reframing it as a phenomenon of public understanding of science. Three paradigms were used as hypotheses for the rejection of evolution by Dutch Protestant Christians: knowledge deficit, attitude deficit and trust deficit. Ten Dutch Protestants rejecting evolution were interviewed about their views concerning evolution and science. It was found that the main reason for rejecting evolution was an a priori decision to trust the Bible more than science. Any views on science and evolution were based on this decision, so all three hypotheses, which suggest an a posteriori decision, were found to be not sufficient to explain the rejection of evolution, even though both a knowledge deficit and a trust deficit were found for some participants. However, all respondents felt that their a priori decision was supported by scientific facts. All respondents stated that evolution does not meet the criteria for good science and is therefore as unscientific as the belief in creation. Excluding evolution from science allows the respondents to retain their positive attitudes towards science. PMID:23825235

  8. Access Denied: Should Youth Access to the Internet Be Regulated? A Resource Guide for Teachers.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Parrini, Michelle

    Much of the current public discussion in the United States about the Internet and speech rights focuses on the array of materials (particularly sexually explicit materials) that are available on the Internet, the effect of exposure to them on youth development, and whether the material should be regulated. In exploring questions about youth access…

  9. 25 CFR 63.19 - When should an employer deny employment or dismiss an employee?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-04-01

    ... convicted of an offense involving a child victim, a sex crime, or a drug felony. ... GOVERNMENT INDIAN CHILD PROTECTION AND FAMILY VIOLENCE PREVENTION Minimum Standards of Character and... violence, sexual assault, sexual molestation, child exploitation, sexual contact, prostitution, or...

  10. 25 CFR 63.19 - When should an employer deny employment or dismiss an employee?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-04-01

    ... convicted of an offense involving a child victim, a sex crime, or a drug felony. ... GOVERNMENT INDIAN CHILD PROTECTION AND FAMILY VIOLENCE PREVENTION Minimum Standards of Character and... violence, sexual assault, sexual molestation, child exploitation, sexual contact, prostitution, or...

  11. Court denies review of contractor/utility feud: contractors fear denial sets precedent

    SciTech Connect

    Poplett, J.

    1986-02-03

    On Jan. 27, the US Supreme Court refused to review a recent federal circuit court decision allowing a California public utility to enter into energy-related contractor activities; this may set a precedent for future related cases, according to an attorney for the contractor plaintiffs. The Supreme Court's refusal lets stand the 9th Federal Circuit Court of Appeals decision on Grason Electric Co. et al. vs. the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD). That decision allows SMUD - a public utility - to engage in energy-related businesses such as the installation of energy management systems and lighting retrofits, according to the attorney. The plaintiffs in the case, 13 electrical contractors in the Sacramento area, originally brought the case against SMUD on antitrust grounds because, they alleged, the utility was encroaching upon their businesses.

  12. The Afro-American before the Burger Court, 1976-1978: Justice Granted or Justice Denied?

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Gill, Robert Lewis

    1978-01-01

    Supreme Court rulings during 1976-78 on capital punishment; criminal justice and prisoner rights; busing and school desegregation; discrimination in housing and employment; rights of illegitimates and family relations; abortion, voting rights, tenant landlord relations; and "reverse discrimination" have had a significant impact on Black Americans.…

  13. 14 CFR 250.10 - Report of passengers denied confirmed space.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    .... Every reporting carrier as defined in 14 CFR 234.2 and any carrier that voluntarily submits data pursuant to § 234.7 of that part shall file, on a quarterly basis, the information specified in BTS...

  14. 14 CFR 250.10 - Report of passengers denied confirmed space.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    .... (a) Every reporting carrier as defined in 14 CFR 234.2 and any carrier that voluntarily submits data pursuant to § 234.7 of that part shall file, on a quarterly basis, the information specified in BTS...

  15. Text of Dr. Kamin's Presentation Denying That Proof Exists That IQ Test Scores Are Hereditary

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Kamin, Leon

    1973-01-01

    A presentation of findings of the author's extensive research into the original studies on which some American social scientists have based writings which at least question whether environment has any effect on IQ test scores--suggesting that heredity may be the determinant. (Author/JM)

  16. 32 CFR 1639.6 - Considerations relevant to granting or denying claims for Class 2-D.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... must include the following: (1) A statement from a church or religious organization that the registrant... church, religious organization, or school detailed information in order to determine whether or not the theological or divinity school is in fact a recognized school or whether or not the church or...

  17. 32 CFR 1639.6 - Considerations relevant to granting or denying claims for Class 2-D.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... must include the following: (1) A statement from a church or religious organization that the registrant... church, religious organization, or school detailed information in order to determine whether or not the theological or divinity school is in fact a recognized school or whether or not the church or...

  18. 32 CFR 1639.6 - Considerations relevant to granting or denying claims for Class 2-D.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-07-01

    ... must include the following: (1) A statement from a church or religious organization that the registrant... church, religious organization, or school detailed information in order to determine whether or not the theological or divinity school is in fact a recognized school or whether or not the church or...

  19. 32 CFR 1639.6 - Considerations relevant to granting or denying claims for Class 2-D.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... must include the following: (1) A statement from a church or religious organization that the registrant... church, religious organization, or school detailed information in order to determine whether or not the theological or divinity school is in fact a recognized school or whether or not the church or...

  20. 32 CFR 1639.6 - Considerations relevant to granting or denying claims for Class 2-D.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-07-01

    ... must include the following: (1) A statement from a church or religious organization that the registrant... church, religious organization, or school detailed information in order to determine whether or not the theological or divinity school is in fact a recognized school or whether or not the church or...

  1. 78 FR 42387 - Draft Guidance for Industry on Circumstances That Constitute Delaying, Denying, Limiting, or...

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    2013-07-15

    ... Drug Inspection.'' The Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA) added a new... adulterated. This guidance defines, by way of example, the circumstances that FDA would consider to...

  2. 25 CFR 63.19 - When should an employer deny employment or dismiss an employee?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-04-01

    ... GOVERNMENT INDIAN CHILD PROTECTION AND FAMILY VIOLENCE PREVENTION Minimum Standards of Character and... violence, sexual assault, sexual molestation, child exploitation, sexual contact, prostitution, or...

  3. 25 CFR 63.19 - When should an employer deny employment or dismiss an employee?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-04-01

    ... GOVERNMENT INDIAN CHILD PROTECTION AND FAMILY VIOLENCE PREVENTION Minimum Standards of Character and... violence, sexual assault, sexual molestation, child exploitation, sexual contact, prostitution, or...

  4. 25 CFR 63.19 - When should an employer deny employment or dismiss an employee?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-04-01

    ... GOVERNMENT INDIAN CHILD PROTECTION AND FAMILY VIOLENCE PREVENTION Minimum Standards of Character and... violence, sexual assault, sexual molestation, child exploitation, sexual contact, prostitution, or...

  5. Justice Denied: The Loss of Civil Rights after the Grove City College Decision.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    McClure, Phyllis; Califa, Antonio

    The impact of the Supreme Court's 1984 Grove City College v. Bell decision on the interpretation of civil rights laws is discussed in this report. The Grove decision, it is argued, has made it possible for institutions to discriminate in programs which do not receive direct Federal aid. As a result, civil rights and affirmative action laws have…

  6. Too Safe Schools, Too Safe Families: Denying Children the Risk-Taker's Advantage

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Ungar, Michael

    2008-01-01

    In his work as a family therapist and researcher with children and families in educational and community settings, the author encounters children who are anxious, depressed, lacking in empathy, self-esteem and motivation, and naive in their expectations about their physical and mental abilities. They haven't been properly challenged. These kids…

  7. 36 CFR 1250.36 - When will NARA deny a FOIA request?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-07-01

    ... ADMINISTRATION PUBLIC AVAILABILITY AND USE PUBLIC AVAILABILITY AND USE OF FEDERAL RECORDS How To Access Records... life or physical safety of any individual. 5 U.S.C. 552(b)(8) Contained in or related to...

  8. 45 CFR 95.623 - Reconsideration of denied FFP for failure to obtain prior approval.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-10-01

    ... STATE CHILDREN'S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAMS) Automatic Data Processing Equipment and Services-Conditions... regulations, to comply with the requirement to obtain prior approval in a record, of its automatic data processing acquisitions (i.e., submissions under these procedures, from States that have failed in the...

  9. 45 CFR 95.623 - Reconsideration of denied FFP for failure to obtain prior approval.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-10-01

    ... STATE CHILDREN'S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAMS) Automatic Data Processing Equipment and Services-Conditions... regulations, to comply with the requirement to obtain prior approval in a record, of its automatic data processing acquisitions (i.e., submissions under these procedures, from States that have failed in the...

  10. 45 CFR 95.623 - Reconsideration of denied FFP for failure to obtain prior approval.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-10-01

    ... STATE CHILDREN'S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAMS) Automatic Data Processing Equipment and Services-Conditions... regulations, to comply with the requirement to obtain prior approval in a record, of its automatic data processing acquisitions (i.e., submissions under these procedures, from States that have failed in the...

  11. 45 CFR 95.623 - Reconsideration of denied FFP for failure to obtain prior approval.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-10-01

    ... STATE CHILDREN'S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAMS) Automatic Data Processing Equipment and Services-Conditions... regulations, to comply with the requirement to obtain prior approval in a record, of its automatic data processing acquisitions (i.e., submissions under these procedures, from States that have failed in the...

  12. 2 CFR 1532.1400 - How may I appeal a decision denying my request for reinstatement?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2010 CFR

    2010-01-01

    ... Statutory Disqualification and Reinstatement Under the Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act § 1532.1400 How may... you of his or her decision under this section, in writing, using the notice procedures at 2 CFR...

  13. 2 CFR 1532.1400 - How may I appeal a decision denying my request for reinstatement?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2012 CFR

    2012-01-01

    ... Statutory Disqualification and Reinstatement Under the Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act § 1532.1400 How may... you of his or her decision under this section, in writing, using the notice procedures at 2 CFR...

  14. 2 CFR 1532.1400 - How may I appeal a decision denying my request for reinstatement?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2011 CFR

    2011-01-01

    ... Statutory Disqualification and Reinstatement Under the Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act § 1532.1400 How may... you of his or her decision under this section, in writing, using the notice procedures at 2 CFR...

  15. 2 CFR 1532.1400 - How may I appeal a decision denying my request for reinstatement?

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-01-01

    ... Statutory Disqualification and Reinstatement Under the Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act § 1532.1400 How may... you of his or her decision under this section, in writing, using the notice procedures at 2 CFR...

  16. 32 CFR 725.8 - Considerations in determining to grant or deny a request.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2013 CFR

    2013-07-01

    ... or court order will be served, under 32 CFR 257.5(c), upon the General Counsel of the Navy, along..., attorney work-product, or physician-patient in the case of civilian personnel); (7) Whether disclosure... defined by the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a). In determining whether a record not contained in a “system...

  17. 32 CFR 725.8 - Considerations in determining to grant or deny a request.

    Code of Federal Regulations, 2014 CFR

    2014-07-01

    ... or court order will be served, under 32 CFR 257.5(c), upon the General Counsel of the Navy, along..., attorney work-product, or physician-patient in the case of civilian personnel); (7) Whether disclosure... defined by the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a). In determining whether a record not contained in a “system...

  18. Access Denied: Mandatory Expulsion Requirements and the Erosion of Educational Opportunity in Michigan.

    ERIC Educational Resources Information Center

    Polakow-Suransky, Sasha

    This report focuses on the impact of the Federal Gun-Free Schools Act (GFSA) in the Michigan public schools. The research for this study was conducted as a project of the Ann Arbor-based Student Advocacy Center. The study's purpose is twofold: (1) explore the implications of Michigan's zero-tolerance policy for educational equity and equal…

  19. 75 FR 16788 - Proposed Determination To Prohibit, Restrict, or Deny the Specification, or the Use for...

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    2010-04-02

    ...Pursuant to Section 404(c), the United States Environmental Protection Agency Region III (EPA) is requesting public comments on its proposal to withdraw or restrict use of Seng Camp Creek, Pigeonroost Branch, Oldhouse Branch, and certain tributaries to those waters in Logan County, West Virginia to receive dredged and/or fill material in connection with construction of the Spruce No. 1 Surface......

  20. 77 FR 23135 - 2,4-D; Order Denying NRDC's Petition To Revoke Tolerances

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    ... and thyroid hormonal pathways and ecological effects. (63 FR 71542, 71544, December 28, 1998). The... battery of screening assays in a Federal Register Notice issued January 24, 2008 (73 FR 4216). EPA... October 21, 2009 for 67 chemicals including 2,4-D. (74 FR 54422, 54425). With regard to endocrine...

  1. 75 FR 47475 - Acetamiprid, Mepiquat; Order Denying NRDC’s Objections on Remand: Environmental Protection Agency

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    .... (70 FR 46706 (August 10, 2005)). NRDC sought judicial review of the August, 2005 order, and the U.S..., total bilirubin, albumin, hormones, and enzymes such as alkaline phosphatase, alanine aminotransfersase... Exposure to Pesticides in Food (June 21, 2000). (See 73 FR 42683, 42687 (July 23, 2008)). ii. Exposure...

  2. 21 CFR 516.133 - Denying a request for determination of eligibility for indexing.

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    ... requester fails to submit an adequate environmental assessment under § 25.40 of this chapter or fails to... new animal drug is safe with respect to individuals exposed to the new animal drug through its manufacture or use; or (7) The request for determination of eligibility for indexing fails to contain...

  3. Phasing-out tobacco: proposal to deny access to tobacco for those born from 2000

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    Khoo, Deborah; Chiam, Yvonne; Ng, Priscilla; Berrick, A J

    2010-01-01

    As a contribution to worldwide efforts towards a tobacco-free society, this paper considers the possibility of a long-term phasing-in of a total ban, by proposing that individuals born in or after the year 2000 have their supply of tobacco restricted. In conjunction, a survey that we have conducted in Singapore indicates strong public support (even among current smokers) for the proposal. PMID:20876075

  4. 76 FR 19001 - Sulfuryl Fluoride; Addendum to Proposed Order Granting Objections to Tolerances and Denying...

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    ... the Proposed Order On January 19, 2011 (76 FR 3422, Jan. 19, 2011), EPA issued a proposed order... the objections as to these rice commodities (rice, bran, postharvest; rice, flour, postharvest; rice... termination of tolerances for rice commodities. In order to provide a 90-day comment period on the...

  5. A Robust INS/PnP Fusion Method for GNSS-Denied Navigation of Small UAVs

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    Chu, Chen-Chi

    This thesis presents three INS/VISNAV integration architectures to deal with prob- lem when operating UAVs. The first two integration architectures are called tight and loose INS/VISNAV integration, respectively. The tight and loose integration strategies are not new and have been used before. The tight approach fuses INS information with camera measurements at pixel level. It is considered as an optimal approach in terms of estimation accuracy. However, it has a tendency to diverge under certain conditions: (1) Unfavorable relative geometry between the camera and feature points used to con- struct the VISANV solution and (2) Large errors in the position and attitude solution about which the tight integration measurement equations are linearized. This latter condition can occur when VISNAV updates are infrequent or spaced far apart in time. Maintaining stability of the filter that fuses camera and INS information can be chal- lenging when low quality (consumer/automotive grade) inertial sensors are used or the measurement update is less frequent. The loose integration approach is proposed as an alternative for solving the divergent problem. The integration is loose in the sense that integration occurs at the level of position and attitude. This is in contrast to tight integration where information fusion occurs at the pixel level. While it is sub-optimal from a filtering point of view, the loose integration approach can be more robust to linearization errors which lead to solution divergence. A method for computing the covariance of position and attitude estimates of the VISNAV solution is presented. The complementary advantages of loose and tight integration leads to the develop- ment of a novel, third sensor fusion methodology that enhances the robustness (here defined as resistance to divergence) of filters used to mechanize camera-aided inertial navigation systems (INS) while preserving the estimation accuracy. This third approach is a hybrid filter that can switch between the optimal tight and suboptimal loose strate- gies "on the fly" depending on the geometry of the landmarks being tracked and the quality of the inertial sensor. The fusion strategy is based on dual hypothesis testing approach. The proposed approach has the advantages of enhancing the robustness while maintaining the estimation accuracy.

  6. 8 CFR 245a.6 - Treatment of denied application under part 245a, Subpart B.

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    ..., Subpart B. If the district director finds that an eligible alien as defined at § 245a.10 has not established eligibility under section 1104 of the LIFE Act (part 245a, Subpart B), the district director shall consider whether the eligible alien has established eligibility for adjustment to temporary resident...

  7. 75 FR 25321 - Agency Information Collection (Regulation for Reconsideration of Denied Claims) Activity Under...

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    ... collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and...'' in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Enterprise Records Service... of the Secretary Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. BILLING CODE 8320-01-P...

  8. Metamorphosis in Two Novels by Melvin Burgess: Denying and Disguising "Deviant" Desire

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    Kokkola, Lydia

    2011-01-01

    Melvin Burgess has gained a reputation as an "enfant terrible," whose writing tackles topics and presents attitudes which are controversial in literature for adolescents. Kimberley Reynolds cites him as an author whose work demonstrates that "writing about sex, sexuality and relationships between the sexes [is] one of the most radically changed…

  9. 21 CFR 516.133 - Denying a request for determination of eligibility for indexing.

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    ... HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (CONTINUED) ANIMAL DRUGS, FEEDS, AND RELATED PRODUCTS NEW ANIMAL DRUGS FOR MINOR USE AND MINOR SPECIES Index of Legally Marketed Unapproved New Animal Drugs for Minor Species... together with any other information before it with respect to the new animal drug that: (1) The same...

  10. 21 CFR 516.133 - Denying a request for determination of eligibility for indexing.

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    2013-04-01

    ... HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (CONTINUED) ANIMAL DRUGS, FEEDS, AND RELATED PRODUCTS NEW ANIMAL DRUGS FOR MINOR USE AND MINOR SPECIES Index of Legally Marketed Unapproved New Animal Drugs for Minor Species... together with any other information before it with respect to the new animal drug that: (1) The same...

  11. 21 CFR 516.133 - Denying a request for determination of eligibility for indexing.

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    2012-04-01

    ... HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (CONTINUED) ANIMAL DRUGS, FEEDS, AND RELATED PRODUCTS NEW ANIMAL DRUGS FOR MINOR USE AND MINOR SPECIES Index of Legally Marketed Unapproved New Animal Drugs for Minor Species... together with any other information before it with respect to the new animal drug that: (1) The same...

  12. 78 FR 11142 - Connor Hayden Kraegel, 19917 Spurrier Avenue, Poolesville, MD 20837; Order Denying Export Privileges

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    ... successive Presidential Notices, the most recent being that of August 15, 2012 (77 FR 49699 (August 16, 2012... and willfully exporting from the United States a set of AN/AVS-6 night vision goggles, which...

  13. 20 CFR 668.270 - What appeal rights are available to entities that are denied designation?

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    2014-04-01

    ... ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (CONTINUED) INDIAN AND NATIVE AMERICAN PROGRAMS UNDER TITLE I OF THE... Administrative Law Judges using the procedures at 20 CFR 667.800 or the alternative dispute resolution procedures at 20 CFR 667.840. The Grant Officer will provide an entity whose request for designation was...

  14. Access Denied: School Librarians' Responses to School District Policies on the Use of Social Media Tools

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    DiScala, Jeffrey; Weeks, Ann Carlson

    2013-01-01

    Public school districts often block access to online social media tools. While considered a preventive measure to ensure student safety and limit district liability, this policy strips school librarians and their collaborating teachers of opportunities to instruct students in using social media tools creatively and responsibly. Using one school…

  15. Deny-by-Default Distributed Security Policy Enforcement in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

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    Alicherry, Mansoor; Keromytis, Angelos D.; Stavrou, Angelos

    Mobile Ad-hoc Networks (MANETs) are increasingly employed in tactical military and civil rapid-deployment networks, including emergency rescue operations and ad hoc disaster-relief networks. However, this flexibility of MANETs comes at a price, when compared to wired and base station-based wireless networks: MANETs are susceptible to both insider and outsider attacks. This is mainly because of the lack of a well-defined defense perimeter preventing the effective use of wired defenses including firewalls and intrusion detection systems.

  16. 78 FR 9359 - Order Renewing Order Temporarily Denying Export Privileges and Making That Temporary Denial of...

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    ... Kosarayanifard, a/k/a Kosarian Fard, P.O. Box 52404, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Mahmoud Amini, G 22 Dubai... Aviation, Gatewick LLC, Pejman Mahmood Kosarayanifard, Mahmoud Amini, Kerman Aviation, Sirjanco Trading LLC..., 2011 TDO renewal, Gatwick LLC, Mahmoud Amini, and Pejman Mahmood Kasarayanifard (``Kosarian...

  17. 24 CFR 2002.21 - Authority to deny requests for records and form of denial.

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    2011-04-01

    ... Executive Order 12600 (3 CFR, 1987 Comp., p. 235) to afford the business submitter an opportunity to object... authority, or any private institution which furnished information on a confidential basis, and, in the...

  18. 24 CFR 2002.21 - Authority to deny requests for records and form of denial.

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    2010-04-01

    ... Executive Order 12600 (3 CFR, 1987 Comp., p. 235) to afford the business submitter an opportunity to object... authority, or any private institution which furnished information on a confidential basis, and, in the...

  19. Path planning in GPS-denied environments via collective intelligence of distributed sensor networks

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    Jha, Devesh K.; Chattopadhyay, Pritthi; Sarkar, Soumik; Ray, Asok

    2016-05-01

    This paper proposes a framework for reactive goal-directed navigation without global positioning facilities in unknown dynamic environments. A mobile sensor network is used for localising regions of interest for path planning of an autonomous mobile robot. The underlying theory is an extension of a generalised gossip algorithm that has been recently developed in a language-measure-theoretic setting. The algorithm has been used to propagate local decisions of target detection over a mobile sensor network and thus, it generates a belief map for the detected target over the network. In this setting, an autonomous mobile robot may communicate only with a few mobile sensing nodes in its own neighbourhood and localise itself relative to the communicating nodes with bounded uncertainties. The robot makes use of the knowledge based on the belief of the mobile sensors to generate a sequence of way-points, leading to a possible goal. The estimated way-points are used by a sampling-based motion planning algorithm to generate feasible trajectories for the robot. The proposed concept has been validated by numerical simulation on a mobile sensor network test-bed and a Dubin's car-like robot.

  20. Rural Development and the Regional State: Denying Multifunctional Agriculture in the UK

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    Marsden, Terry; Sonnino, Roberta

    2008-01-01

    Under the emerging rural development paradigm, we argue that to be multifunctional an activity must add income to agriculture, it must contribute to the construction of a new agricultural sector that corresponds to the needs of the wider society and it must reconfigure rural resources in ways that lead to wider rural development benefits. By…