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Three Primary Types of Decision Making Systems - Define the three primary types of decision-making systems, and explain how a customer of Actionly might use them to find business intelligence. The three primary types of decision-making systems are: the transactional support system, the management information system, and the decisions support system (FreeTutes.com, 2014). First, the transactional support system encompasses all of the information contained within a single business process or unit of work, and its primary purpose is to support the performing of daily operational or structured decisions....   [tags: transactional support, management information]
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Novel and Developed Approximation for Motion of a Spherical Solid Particle in Plane Coquette Fluid Flow - The article solves the motion of a spherical solid particle in plane coquette fluid flow by using the HPM-Padé technique which is a combination of the Homotopy Perturbation method and Padé approximation. The series solutions of the couple equations are developed. Generally, the truncated series solution is adequately in a small region and to overcome this limitation the Padé techniques, which have the advantage in turning the polynomial approximation into a rational function, are applied to the series solution to improve the accuracy and enlarge the convergence domain....   [tags: Research Analysis ]
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The Life of Charles Babbage - The Life of Charles Babbage Charles Babbage 1791-1871 Born December 26, 1791 in Teignmouth, Devonshire UK, Charles Babbage was known as the “Father of Computing” for his contributions to the basic design of the computer through his Analytical Engine. The Analytical Engine was the earliest expression of an all-purpose, programmable computer. His previous Difference Engine was a special purpose device intended for the production of tables. Both the Difference and Analytical Engines were the earliest direct progenitors of modern computers....   [tags: Free Essay Writer]
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Is The International English Language Testing System Reliable and Fair? - ... The psychological process relies on the integration of former information that finally develop into a final score. Since the final product of each rating process is a holistic score that has different interpretations according the scale used in the rating process, the notion that such score may ignore to describe the learner qualifications were raised.Weigle (2002) was able to show that raters often rate holistically when using an analytic rating scale and adjust their scores to match the analytic criteria....   [tags: inconsistent raters, rating scores] 1476 words
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Privacy Conserving in Data Processing: An Overview - INTRODUCTION Data mining is a crucial analysis space in database system. Data processing provides us a strong tool for analysis the unknown data within the known information sets. Whereas within the same time, the explosion of knowledge brings us a aspect impact that is that private information may well be desecrated by others with none protection. And this might bring negative effects for analysis the pregnant data. Privacy Preserving Data Mining is planned to resolve this drawback. It is eluded unseaworthy the sensitive information of users....   [tags: data mining, data cube, warehouse]
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Baldwin's Writing Style in Notes of a Native Son - James Baldwin was born in Harlem in a time where his African American decent was enough to put more challenges in front of him than the average (white) American boy faced. His father was a part of the first generation of free black men. He was a bitter, overbearing, paranoid preacher who refused change and hated the white man. Despite of his father, his color, and his lack of education, James Baldwin grew up to be a respected author of essays, plays, and novels. While claiming that he was one of the best writers of the era could be argued either way, it is hard to argue the fact that he was indeed one of the most well-known authors of the time....   [tags: James Baldwin]
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Profesional Skepticism Related to Auditor´s Performance - ... PCAOB standards and oversight emphasize that professional skepticism is fundamental to the role and performance of auditors. The application of professional skepticism throughout the audit is a foundational aspect of audit quality and the integrity of the audit process. Professional skepticism is a key element of a quality audit, meaning not accepting the evidence gathered at face value, continuing to pursue all avenues of inquiry on the topic at hand, critically assessing evidence without being overly suspicious or cynical, increasing awareness of how supporting documentations is selected and the amount of documentation that is collected, collaborating management explanations or represe...   [tags: procedures, incentives, ] 592 words
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Safe and Effective Pharmaceuticals - 8. Quality, safety and efficacy of drugs Safety and efficacy of pharmaceuticals are two fundamental issues of importance in drug therapy. The safety of a drug is determined by its pharmacological and toxicological profile as well as the adverse effects caused by the impurities in bulk and dosage forms. The impurities in drugs often possess unwanted pharmacological or toxicological effects by which any benefit from their administration may be outweighed (Nageswara at el., 2003). Therefore, it is quite obvious that the products intended for human consumption must be characterized as completely as possible....   [tags: Safety, Pharmaceuticals, drugs, Safe and Effective] 956 words
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History of Computer Programming - Computer programming has evolved in many ways throughout the years. The first programmer was thought to be Ada Lovelace, who lived in the 1800’s. When translating an article about the Analytical Engine from Italian to French, adding her own notes, she was referred to as the first programmer for what she wrote in the article. Computer programming started many years ago, around the 1800’s, and is only growing today. “She has been referred to as prophet of the computer age.” (Computer History Museum, 2008)....   [tags: technology, ada lovelace]
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The Left Brain Versus The Right Brain: How Does This Impact Learning? - THE LEFT BRAIN VS THE RIGHT BRAIN: HOW DOES THIS IMPACT LEARNING The purpose of this paper is to determine whether or not different teaching styles have a impact on learning when focused on individual hemispheric differences. For instance if someone is more left brain oriented does teaching methods with that in mind noticeably impact one's ability to learn. In order to set a base to go off of the evolution of the human brain will be covered followed by the brain processing, hemispheric differences, arguments against hemispheric differences and then the educational benefit....   [tags: teaching styles, early brain development]
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An Introduction and Application of the Cyclic Voltammetry - ... When it reaches the set points, it will be overturned to the potential ramp. If you run the same experiment several times, it will get the same plot. For example, if you test the Fe(CN)63-/Fe(CN)64-, you will find that the highest point and the lowest point of the whole plot is the polarization phenomenon. When the line begins to go up means that there has enough potential to make the electrode to reduce the Fe(CN)63-. When the line overturns and begins to have a decline current means that there has the enough potential to make the electrode have the ability to oxidise the Fe(CN)64-....   [tags: electrodes, ] 1415 words
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The Tortilla Behemoth: Through the Sociological Lens - When faced with inexplicable working conditions, one’s first consideration would be to quit their job and to find a new one. In the case of the factory workers at Hacienda Tijuana, a Mexican tortilla factory, that is certainly not the case. Throughout this article, there are many issues that are presented to the reader. This essay is structured to examine three of the main issues. It begins by looking at the exploitation of the women and their lack of rights as workers in the factory. It examines the analytical framework that would be most appropriate for this situation and then progresses to relate many sociological theories to this issue....   [tags: Carolina Muñoz, Hacienda Tijuana]
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Revisiting Delphi Technique in Fire Safety - Introduction In this article, Shields, T. J., Silocock, W.G, & Donegan, A. H (1990) towards the development of fire safety systems evaluation for public assembly with regards to the delphi technique. According to the Delphi technique, introducing the analytical hierarchal process was a major breakthrough in the fire safety world especially in evaluating its schemes. After its proper investigation it was keenly noted that the analytical hierarchal process (AHP) was a tool that was of for fire safety in buildings which seemed effective any general fire safety....   [tags: Article Analysis ]
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Plato's The Apology - ... This is a perfect example of his analytical thinking, as he tries to think at a wider scale than the regular Athenians and try to bring physical interpretations to what regular Athenians thought were the actions of the gods. Sokrates then distances himself from the sophists; known for training their students to know the skill of making their weaker arguments into the stronger (Plato, Apology, 19c). These men usually charge a fee for their services, and Sokrates denies ever having done this. He ridicules such behavior, saying that a sophist will persuade young men "to leave the company of their fellow citizens, with any of whom they can associate for nothing, attach themselves to him, pay...   [tags: Socrates speech] 649 words
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Cognitive Turn and Linguistic Turn - Cognitive and Linguistic Turn My first goal is to question a received view about the development of Analytical Philosophy. According to this received view Analytical Philosophy is born out of a Linguistic Turn establishing the study of language as the foundation of the discipline; this primacy of language is then overthrown by the return of the study of mind as philosophia prima through a second Cognitive Turn taken in the mid-sixties. My contention is that this picture is a gross oversimplification and that the Cognitive Turn should better be seen as an extension of the Linguistic one....   [tags: Philosophy Symbols Papers] 4003 words
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Why I Am an Excellent Candidate to Study Economics at Your University - ... Reading and watching business news has given me the insight of how the economy works, and I also find how economist forecast fascinating. I possess good executive abilities, and with these, confidence, energy and ambition, my mind is analytical and judgement sound; I have a strong personality to lead and not to follow by keeping those around me organised and on a proper track. A clever, analytical and a quick thinker make me feel Economics and International relations will be the perfect career path for me....   [tags: personal statement, career choices] 572 words
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Hamlet's Character Flaws in William Shakespeare's Hamlet - Hamlet's Character Flaws in William Shakespeare's Hamlet In every play or book that a person reads the characters are never perfect. They always have a flaw that causes a problem or conflict within the storyline. This is true for Hamlet's character in William Shakespeare's Hamlet. In several of Hamlet's speeches he discloses many flaws in his character to the readers throughout the play. These are aspects that have thus far only been able to be seen as fragments in other speeches. One of Hamlet's most renowned traits is his over-analysis of conversational topics and situations in which action must be taken....   [tags: Papers] 454 words
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Fe'nix Del Sur Case Study - ... The trust issue was affected when the market became full of replicas that have affected that look almost real. Then the fourth step which involves identification at its best with the alternatives; this step helped in increasing the company’s revenue and profits. Furthermore, to meet the ethical violations the company made it clear to its customers “that it is selling both replicas and authentic replicas by creating price differentiation presented by the mass-merchandise department store” (Kerin & Peterson, 2010)....   [tags: use of DECIDE process, business analysis] 618 words
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Thoughts on a Possible Rational Reconstruction of the Method of - Thoughts on a Possible Rational Reconstruction of the Method of "Rational Reconstruction" ABSTRACT: Rational reconstructions standardly operate so as to transform a given problematic philosophical scientific account-particularly of a terminological, methodological or theoretical entity-into a similar, but more precise, consistent interpretation. This method occupies a central position in the practice of analytic philosophy. Nevertheless, we encounter-even if only in a very few specific publications-a vague image of it....   [tags: Philosophy Philosophical Papers]
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The Validity of a Scarlet Letter Analysis - Numerous interpretations of Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter are published, displayed and debated since the original novel’s creation. However, the motif of “speech and silence” is explored by Harold Bloom in his book, Bloom’s Modern Critical Interpretations. Bloom claims that the characters in the novel view “speech as an act of potency” meaning that authority is established around conversation in the novel (1). In this extended critical writing, Bloom compares the different characters of the family to specifically explain their role in the novel’s dialogue by comparison-and-contrast....   [tags: Bloom’s Modern Critical Interpretations] 794 words
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Teaching Reasoning Methods in the Classroom - In High Schools across America, students are being told to analyze, synthesize, evaluate, and so on. But do students truly understand what is being asked of them. Has anyone actually taken the time to explain to them what it means to analyze something. A student told to analyze a text may provide a combination of summary and opinion. These two items, while important, do not add up to analysis. Analysis is a more exact process than simply playing critic. In An Introduction to Student Involved Assessment for Learning, Rick Stiggins (2012) walks the reader through a variety of reasoning methods including but not exclusive to analysis, synthesis, and evaluative reasoning....   [tags: Education, Teaching]
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Christopher S. Wittler's How We Learn - ... 27). Left-brain dominant people are typically better at subjects such as math and science, or subjects that require analytical and organized thinking. It is not a bad idea for left-brain dominant people to practice being more creative or looking at things as a whole picture. If left-brain dominant people can attempt to focus more on their weaknesses and try to improve them, then whole brain learning can become more beneficial and easier to access. “The left hemisphere specializes in verbal and numerical information processed sequentially in a linear and ordered way....   [tags: left brain, right brain, online learning]
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My Mistakes and Improvements in Writing - ... Also, reading out loud, it helps to notice grammatical errors. Although I have acquired helpful reading, writing, and analytical skills, I am not an expert in any of them. I still struggle at noticing my mistakes and knowing when to make the proper correction. For instance, in my essay “We Are Where We Come From”(Essay 2) after knowing most of these skills I still managed to make a lot of mistakes such as run-ons, fragments, and other errors. An example of one of my run-ons is “Without our families to give us a sense of who we are the world would be like the Dead Sea full of lost souls searching for their personal identity.” This run-on is missing a comma after “are”, and before “world”....   [tags: reflective essay, run on sentences, ] 614 words
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Health Risks Determined by Epidemiology - ... The study was based on analytical epidemiology. In analytic study designs the comparison is clear, since the researcher assembles groups of individuals exposed or not exposed to a factor of interest. There are two broad design strategies of specific analytical epidemiology: observational and intervention. This case study was observational study. In observational studies, the investigator simply observes the natural course of events, noting who is exposed and nonexposed and who has and has not developed the outcome of interest....   [tags: disease, bacteria, environment] 1420 words
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Dam Break Flows and Flooding - ... The most challenging feature of the shallow water wave equations is that they admit discontinuities and smooth solutions. Even the case in which the initial data is smooth can lead to discontinuous solutions in finite time. The non-linear character of the equations also means that analytical solutions to these equations are limited to only very special cases. Their non-linear character often yields discontinuous solutions. Such discontinuous often called ‘shock’ or ‘shock waves’, trigger the failure of a number of classical numerical methods....   [tags: damage, loss of human life] 990 words
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Portable Capilary Electrophoresis Insturment - ... The pressure can be set with a regulating valve and monitored with a small gauge. The pressurized reservoir of background electrolyte with compressed air helps inject a precise amount of fluids into the instrument. The sample is loaded into a sample loop, which is filled by using a small membrane pump to draw the sample directly through the tube. Manual filling of the loop with a syringe is also possible. The sample is then moved to the injector block by switching the three-way valves 1 and 2 (V1 and V2) to let background electrolyte from the pressurized reservoir to flow in....   [tags: portable instrumentation for field analysis]
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What is Ion Chromatography? - ... The graph indicating the elution of a substance, ideally is assumed to have a perfect bell-shaped Gaussian peak with a value 1. However, in reality, the shape of the peak is influenced by the stationary phase’s interaction with the substance and its retention quality. Therefore, if there is adsorption the peak will show tailing. If there is less adsorption than required, the peak will show ‘leading.’ Thus, a good stationary phase should have an asymmetry factor that is in the range of 0.9 to 1.2 (Eith 10)....   [tags: chemistry, molecular separation] 1879 words
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Admiral Grace Murray Hopper and Lady Augusta Ada Byron Lovelace - Ada & Grace: Practical Visionaries Imagine a computer programmer who still programs in bits and bytes and has never heard of the terms "bug" or "de-bugging." Then, stretch your mind much further, and try to imagine a world without computers. Most of us, no matter what age, don't have such powerful imaginations. But without the contributions of women like Admiral Grace Murray Hopper, who developed the first compiler, and Lady Augusta Ada Byron Lovelace, who made the idea of an Analytical Engine accessible to a world without computers, our most advanced computing device for general use would very likely still be a simple calculator....   [tags: Computer Science]
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The Verification Principle and the Falsification Principle - The Verification Principle and the Falsification Principle The verification principle was devised by a group of philosophers who called themselves the logical positivists. They were influenced by many philosophers one was Wittgenstein and is ‘picture theory of language’ Wittgenstein’s theory was that a statement can only be meaningful if it can be pictured and/or defined in the real world. Thus only assertions of statements that were in principle, verifiable could convey factual information as they have the means to be tested....   [tags: Papers] 486 words
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Creating Maximum Value - ... Analytics can also be used to unravel various mysteries related to space. Analytics can also help in better weather forecasting which can help all three modes of transportation (air, water and earth) be more safe. Key Learning:- Using modern day analytics tool major breakthrough can be achieved in the space science. 3)Better strategic decision making:- Analytics can help a firm capture more value and create more competitive advantage in comparison to other firms by better decision making due to better strategic planning....   [tags: analytics, supply chain management] 548 words
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The Problem with Jazz Analysis Discussed in Robert Walser's Article "Out of Notes: Signification, Interpretation, and the Problem of Miles Davis" - Missed notes, unfamiliar formal structures, and technical intricacies have plagued musicologist’s understanding of Miles Davis’s performances and why he is considered “someone who is indisputably one of the most important musicians in the history of jazz.” However, as Robert Walser discusses in his article, “Out of Notes: Signification, Interpretation, and the Problem of Miles Davis,” part of the problem is the approach taken by musicology for analyzing jazz music itself, attempting classicism of jazz to legitimize it as part of the European classical music tradition....   [tags: music]
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Political Science: A Degree that Will Change Your Life and the World - ... As the years pass, more and more college students start to gain an interest in politics, and choose to try and make a difference in them. If you have the qualifications of a political science major, are interested in the subject, and have the traits needed, you will go for in this field. III. There are many standards and qualifications a political scientist has to have to get a job in the political science field. As said on the Bureau of Labor Statistics website, "Political Scientists need a masters degree or PhD in Political Science, public administration, or a related field." To be a political scientist, you'll need a masters degree at minimum....   [tags: career choices]
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The Doctoral Journey: Benchmarks of the Doctoral in Education Journey - Many skilled educators never journey beyond the Master's level in education. Before you take the plunge into the highest level of education, there are many factors to consider. This paper explores some of the benchmarks for the doctoral candidate. Also, this paper considers the features that a quality doctoral school offers. The Doctoral Journey Almost all teachers, certainly all public school teachers who want to obtain tenure, will seek and complete a master's level of study in the subject that they are teaching, or in education....   [tags: Doctoral student, education, PhD, ]
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Reflection of My Completion of an Assessment and Clinical Intervention - ... However, regardless of how much effort I have put in to minimise the subjective influence on my decision, the decision is still attached to my subjective judgement (Borden, 2009). For instance, I am more familiar with the behavioural and attachment theory because I am working with children. Therefore, if I am allocated to a case of child abuse, I believe I will be more likely to employ these two theories to understand the relationship between the child and parents. This is because my decision depends on my knowledge and how confident I am to employ certain approaches....   [tags: social work, theory, conceptual] 1038 words
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Transitioning AP U.S. History to an American Studies Program - AP U.S. History has been a rite of passage for many Colorado Academy sophomores since the early 1990s. Their odyssey begins in May when I meet with the enrollees, lay out the expectations, announce the summer reading assignment, and offer encouragement. While some emerge from the meeting a bit disheveled, most are confident, buoyed by the fact that they have demonstrated the requisite talents to take the plunge into a course that is supposed to be the equivalent of a college level course. Fast forward to the first day of classes, and the tensions quickly mount....   [tags: Education, History] 2042 words
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A History of Curvature and Applications of Hyperbolic Space - While the study of curvature is an ancient one, the geometry of curved surfaces is a topic that has been slowly developed over centuries. The Ancient Greeks certainly considered the curvature of a circle and a line distinct, noting that lines do not bend, while circles do. Aristotle expanded on this concept explaining that there were three kinds of loci: straight, circular, and mixed (Coolidge)Then in the third century B.C. Apollonius of Perga found that at each point of a conic section there is exactly one normal line (Coolidge, 375-6)....   [tags: geometry, ancient greeks, einstein]
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Rational Expectations is an Aspect of Domestic Policy - ... And analysis of foreign policy (89) Although the special studies differ , they all pay attention to the institutionalization of the ideas - in research institutes , and schools of thought , and laws , government bureaucracies - as a decisive factor for the policy . On this point, recent studies all belong to the " new institutional " in the analysis of domestic politics . But also stimulated new institutional debate about the identity of the state , and one that moves along the y-axis of Figure 9 , away from the origin....   [tags: international relations, policy, bureaucracy] 734 words
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Effects of Poverty on Children: Literature Review - This literature review of twelve previously published research articles has focused on summarizing some of the effects of poverty on children. The selected articles all focused on the major effect of poverty on children, and were sorted into four sub-categories or themes based upon a specific focus areas of this complex and not yet fully understood issue. These themes included developmental, educational outcomes, health, and parenting effects, and how they were impacted by children living in poverty....   [tags: Literature Review]
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K-Tag Ceremony a Poem by Luci Tapahonso - With this text, the reader becomes aware of how the autochthonous nature of Diné spirituality influences every aspect of their belief system. We see this involvement with nature through several different analytical lenses including sacred narratives, ceremonies and rituals, religious specialists and power. Through sacred narrative ad ceremony and ritual in the novel, we see connection with place and nature during the K-Tag ceremony in the poem entitled “K-Tag Ceremony”. Ceremonies and rituals with ties to nature are also seen in the chapter entitled “Tune Up”....   [tags: dinés pirituality, short stories]
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My Interest in the Study of Law - ... I've been the eyewitness of elderlies picking rubbishes and facing homelessness. Reading the "Protection and gaps under human rights law" has taught me that elderlies may also face multiple age-related discrimination which worsens the issue. This shouts a need for reform. Elderlies should also be included in the category for special care and attention to address their dire situation. This thought asserts my enthusiasm to study law, to possess sufficient knowledge and power to bring up the voices of the underserved portions of the society and protect human rights....   [tags: statement of purpose, career choices] 806 words
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Fuzzy Trace Theory: A Brief Overview - Fuzzy Trace theory functions and serves as a better model for explicating reasoning and decision making. There are five parts of “processing in reasoning and decision making: (a) stored knowledge and values; (b) mental representations of problems or situations; (c) retrieval of knowledge and values; (d) implementation of knowledge and values; and (e) developmental and individual differences in monitoring and inhibiting interference” (Reyna & Brainerd, Dual Processes in Decision Making and Developmental Neuroscience: A Fuzzy-Trace Model, 2011)....   [tags: Decision Making, Gist Mode of Processing]
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Revealing Venom Complexity through Mass Spectrometry - Introduction Venoms from animals have been known to be rich sources of bioactive molecules. They are highly specific and potent to certain ion channels, membranes and receptors, creating a huge potential in field of drug discovery (Escoubas et al. 2008; Bailey & Wilce 2001, Prashanth et al. 2012). Analytical tools have been crucial in uncovering the peptide libraries they contain (Escoubas et al. 2008, Prashanth et al. 2012) Venoms are highly complex, indicating the large amount of molecular species or components even from a single individual....   [tags: biochemistry, venoms from animals]
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The Murders in the Rue Morgue - A. The Murders in the Rue Morgue begins with “propositions” (Poe 2) to help the reader follow the reading through the use of critical thinking like that of a chess or card player. The chess player must wait and contemplate each move of another player, while the card player is more prone to memory perception. Poe then introduces his acquaintance Dupin and expounds on his abilities. Then “Extraordinary Murders” (5) begins the sequence of the detective like story. The murders were written about in the local paper and giving no clue, leaving the mystery unanswered....   [tags: Propositions, Literary Review]
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Application Essay into an MBA Program - ... When I started working in the summer of 2008, the economy was strong enough to support my decision to become a structural engineer. While giving my 100% to be a dedicated and an outstanding asset to the company, I have developed a solid foundation in teamwork, analytical reasoning and problem solving skills by coordinating effectively with team members, conveying information between clients and engineers, providing the best structural design possible, resolving issues and conflicts between the architect’s vision and structural design with innovative solutions, and managing and accurately completing multiple tasks concurrently under time pressure....   [tags: engineer, challenges, manage, company] 865 words
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Database Management System - DBM405 (Database Management System) Abstract The research that I have done for this individual assignment where I need to provide a brief explanation of OLAP, Data Warehouse and Data Mart, Three-tier architecture and ASP was through a research online. I found that most of these acronyms for computer terminology are hard to find when the meanings that apply to your subject or acronym you are un-aware of it. In conclusion all the above words are related one to each other. Let me start this paper providing a shot briefing about how hard was for me finding most of the explanation of these four terminologies that I will be explaining below....   [tags: Technology] 914 words
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Computer Science: The Practical Application - Growing up in Africa, I saw little of computers. My high school got its first computer in 2006 only two years before my graduation, and prestigious institutions, like hospitals, limited its use to data storage. Despite their dearth, their flaws, like mismanagement, insecurity and corruption, were conspicuous around me. This birthed and kindled my passion for technology and encouraged me to seek out resources that exposed me to computers as a problem-solving science. I became acquainted with cyber cafés that were remote and costly, but the investment was worthwhile....   [tags: Personal Goals] 1127 words
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English Education: A Social Imperative - Books are mind-vacations, intelligence-enhancers, shielded adventures, and champions of inspiration awaiting discovery. Obstinately analytical individuals often argue against the necessity of mandatory high school English courses, citing literature’s functional ‘uselessness’ as proof of their delusional position’s validity. However, pervasively influential in its role as developmental catalyst and accolade to imagination, the study of literature is educationally essential because it represents a timeless testament to the unchanging nature of humanity....   [tags: Influence of Literature, Education]
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Questions and Answers - Immunohaematology - 1. In the article, Henry (2009) states; “In the context of immunohaematology testing, quality control systems should also be able to detect instrument and human errors such as transcription, transposition and transmission”. Discuss the meaning of this statement to demonstrate your understanding of types of error. 10 marks (Half a page) Routine immunoheamatology tests may seem reliable and simple, however,reagent failure and technical errors can and do occur both in manual and automated systems. Very dangerous errors such as transposition and transcription can be made....   [tags: Quality Testing, Errors] 936 words
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Left Versus Right Brain Learning - Our brain and its learning styles have always been in a constant state of change and thus it’s ever evolving. The brain is divided into two major areas, the left and the right brain; they both impact our learning abilities differently. Today, a closer look at the fundamental question of the left brain vs. the right brain and how this impacts our overall learning will be explained. According to (Scannell & Burnett, 2010) the term learning can be broken down as “the sum of patterns utilized by an individual.” There are two sides of the brain which directly impact learning and create different ways of receiving, storing and responding to information which ultimately impacts our overall learning...   [tags: hemispheric style, feelings, emotions]
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The Modern History of Computing - INTRODUCTION Computer has been an important gadget in many peoples life. Computers come in various design, size and types. For example, there are computers that needs to be placed on the desk or on a flat surface like the desktop computer and the laptops. Where else we have the computers that can be carried along with us like the mobile phones and tablets. Computers are so important that it is used to communicate by billions of people. For example people use computer for far distance communication like sending emails to friend and workmates or talking to family members at any time without restriction and this is really convenient....   [tags: data handling and communication technology]
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