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Myths, Legends and Folktales - The categories of myth, legend and folktale have commonly been used as synonymous terms, however, this is not correct. Each have a style of their own although borders between the three are often blurred. The misconception that they are all one in the same is understandable as they do share several characteristics. Upon closer examination, however, it is obvious that they each have distinct traits. Common attributes found amongst myths, legends and folklore are to blame for the common generalization....   [tags: World Literature, classification] 314 words
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Terrible Teachers - There are many different types of teachers, and we all have had that one really bad teacher. You might have had the one who stands at the font of the room and just talks, or the one who passes out assignments and will not answer your questions, or even the one who just sits in the back of the room and will not do anything. This is the teacher who ruins learning for everyone. First off, we have the teacher who talks at you, not to you or with you. They stand at the front of the room reading from the text book and they expect you to pay attention....   [tags: descriptive, classification, narrative] 410 words
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Types of College Students - You have just graduated from high school and passed the Standard Academic Test. Your application to college has been accepted and it’s your first day at class. It is most likely you will encounter three types of college students on your campus. The three types of college students are usually called the jocks, the nerds, and the normal people. The reason for this essay is to clear up some concepts regarding the three types of college students. One group, The Jocks, is the show-off type of people who puts off their homework assignments until the last minute....   [tags: Free Classification Essays] 452 words
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Abnormal Behavior - Abnormal Behavior       A known psychological disorder is abnormal behavior. Abnormal behavior is classified into four different categories. The characteristics of these categories consist of statistical deviance, cultural deviance, emotional distress, and dysfunction. Each behavior has specific characteristics as reasons for their classifications. Statistical deviance is sometimes wrongly classified such as being extremely intelligent or being a very good athlete. According to statistical deviance, as the textbook explains, a behavior is abnormal if it occurs infrequently among members of a population....   [tags: Psychology] 467 words
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Types of Teachers - Teachers serve as the guiding force in a student’s life. They are responsible for molding a student’s personality and shaping his/her mental orientation. Teachers deeply impact our lives and direct the course of our future. One cannot deny the influence of teachers in one’s life. In fact, it would not be an exaggeration to say that, till a certain age, out life revolves around our teachers. They are our constant companions, until we grow old enough to come out of their shadow and move ahead on our own....   [tags: classification, philosophy of education] 478 words
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Classification: Help For Mental Disorders -      There are many different things that are the cause of mental disorders. Alcoholism, brain tumors, strokes, and damage to the brain are a few causes of mental disorders. Mental disorders can also result from birth. There are many health care services for mental disorders. Three occupations that help the symptoms of mental health are psychiatrist, neurologist, and a clinical psychologist. Each of these occupations, psychiatrist, neurologist, and a clinical psychologist, treat mental health symptoms differently, have different requirements of education, and are authorized to different rights concerning the patient....   [tags: essays research papers] 491 words
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Three Types of Friends - There are many types of people in the world and many types of friends. Knowing that, it becomes all the more important to select the right people so that one might have the correct friends, but which types of friends are required. There are ten different types of friends that everybody should have, each fitting into one of three categories: the occasional friends, the benefactors and the greats. The first category, the occasional friends, encompasses three friend types. The first one is the grenade....   [tags: Classification Essay, Friendship] 499 words
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A Helping Hand for College - A Helping Hand for College   Approximately 60% of all students enrolled in higher education receive some type of financial assistance. Financial aid is provided to students for many reasons. The primary reason is to increase the accessibility for families that are unable to afford the full cost of higher education. Scholarships, loans, and federal work studies are categories of financial aid given to help students further their education.   A scholarship is a financial award given to students in recognition of achievement, such as academics or athletics....   [tags: Expository Classification Essays] 500 words
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Classification Essay - Types of Wood - Wood types differ considerably in properties such as color, density, and hardness, making timber a resource that is valuable in a wide variety of contexts. Each of the samples of commonly used woods shown here has distinctive characteristics. Mahogany is a tropical tree prized for its heavy, strong, easily worked wood. Hickory is a tough, hard wood used for tool handles, furniture, and smoke wood for meat. Instrument makers favor the strong, richly colored wood of the cherry tree. Yew is strong, fine-grained wood used for cabinetmaking and archery bows....   [tags: essays research papers] 502 words
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A Closer Look at Hardy Literature - From the point of view of the present discussion, the following problems arise with the foregoing work. • The established Hardy literature is saturated with stereotypical criticisms and patterns that have no grounded empirical criteria. One major problem of such a tendency is that thematic discussions of Hardy are mostly confined to some major themes, such as Wessex and suffering, paying no attention to important thematic concepts in Hardy’s texts such as sexuality, class, and education (Widdowson, 1989)....   [tags: Literary Review] 508 words
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Classification of Water Gardens - There are several types of water garden designs. Water gardens are also called as garden ponds, backyard ponds or aquatic gardens which are the combination of water features with aquatic plants and sometimes ornamental fishes. Water gardens have been designed and constructed since the times of Chinese and Persian gardens. There are various types of water gardens you can try out as your water garden layout. Some of them are as follows: • Container water garden: This garden is very much suitable for the people who have very limited space in their yard....   [tags: Classification Essays] 518 words
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The Dewey Decimal Classification System - Classification has a system within it that organises knowledge. There is a system of symbols known as notation and this represents the classes in a classification system. The notation is expressed in Arabic numerals in the case of the Dewey Decimal System. It does not matter what words are used to describe subjects the notation will give a unique meaning of the class and say its association to other classes. The notation has the ability to identify the class within which the subject belongs and related classes....   [tags: Dewey Decimal System] 518 words
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History of Fingerprints - Fingerprints are more than likely the best known form of biometrics. In the 19th century, it was observed that contact between someone’s hands and a surface left barely visible marks called fingerprints. Fine powder was used to make the marks more visible. Modern fingerprint identification dates from 1880, when the British scientific journal, Nature, published letters by Henry Faulds and William James Herschel describing the uniqueness and permanence of fingerprints. In other words, they found out the looks of fingerprints and thought that this data was intriguing and interesting....   [tags: scotland yard, pattern, classification] 520 words
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Defining Lies: A Look at Different Types of Lies - What are lies. A lie is defined as follows: To make a statement that one knows to be false, especially with the intent to deceive. There are several ways that lies are told for instance, there are white lies, lies of omission, bold faced lies, and lies of exaggeration. No matter what type of lie that one chooses to tell many people believe that lies do more harm than good. White lies are defined as diplomatic or well-intentioned deception. There are many different types of white lies that are told, such as, lies of flattery for example; if someone gives another person a gift and the gift was not what the person wanted, this person would reply “thank you so much....   [tags: definition, classification essay] 520 words
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Classification of Movie Goers - Classification of Movie Goers Many people go to the movies. The movies are an escape into a fantasy world. Everyone has a different preference on what kind of movie is the best. Romance, horror, action, and comedy are different types of movies. The kind of movie someone goes to see can give clues to what kind of person they are. People who prefer horror films obviously like to be grossed out or like to be frightened. The horror fans probably tend to enjoy suspense and anxiety. One might suspect these people love to go on frightening roller coaster rides or do other things that would cause suspense and anxiousness....   [tags: Classification Essay ] 523 words
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Classification Essay - Good Books and Great Books - The Difference Between Good Books and Great Books Reading is fundamental, but some books are more so than others. Surely Daniel Steele is a far cry from William Shakespeare, but what exactly is the difference. Even in the realm of quality literature there are still "good" books and "great" books. The difference between the importance of good and great books is also why it is so important to read great literature: Great books have a scope much larger than good ones. Good and great books differ by nature, not by degree....   [tags: Classification Essays] 525 words
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What Can We Do to Stop Bullying? - ... On occasion, stories have been brought about on how this individual has dropped out of school because of the amount of weight this individual had portrayed. Another, an individual returning home, in tears, over being tortured for six long hours on the color of their skin. Why should this be fair to anyone. It’s not. It is seen by many and nothing is done about. It is blown off as if it doesn’t even exist. No one is to be blamed for what bullying has been done. Yet, there is a way to put an end behind all of this....   [tags: classification, school system, skin, gay] 529 words
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Hayakawa Ch. 10 - Hayakawa Chapter 10 • Giving Things Names o A differentiation set itself up, and, abstracting the common characteristics. o The question what is it really. Or what is its right name. are nonsense questions. o Things can only have “right names” only if there is a necessary connection between symbols and things being symbolized. o What we call things and where we draw the line between one class of things and another depends upon the interests we have and the purpose of the classification....   [tags: essays research papers] 529 words
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Skin Disease: Psoriasis - ... There are various treatment options including topical, parenteral, physical and biologics available for psoriasis (Table 1) (Fairhurst 2005, Cather 2002, Ashcroft 2000, DANITONV, 1992). The topical application of drugs is the mainstay of treatment for mild to moderate plaque psoriasis and serves as a useful adjunct support to systemic therapy in severe disease (Ashcroft 2000, Katare et al, 2010). Among the various topical drugs available, coal tar is the drug of choice in the most of the developing countries and offers advantages of easy availability, economical, avoidance of systemic side effects and long remission periods (Thami 2002, US 6989247, 6927205)....   [tags: classification, treatment, therapy] 534 words
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Avoiding the Retirement Bust - Avoiding the Retirement Bust A recent Gallup poll indicates that nearly 75 percent of 30-to-49 year olds worry about not having enough money to live a comfortable retirement. In addition, 60 percent of those polled say they don't earn enough money to save for retirement. What do these recent polls suggest about many of the baby boomers' financial concerns. Fortunately, for those individuals who are inclined to take charge of their own destinies, several types of tax-deferred retirement savings exist....   [tags: Expository Classification Essays] 538 words
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The Colgan Air Flight 3407 Crash Case - The Colgan Air Flight 3407 was a very interesting case to look at. On February 12, 2009, at 10:17 pm, flight 3407 crashed at a house in New York after the pilots experience a stall. Flight 3407 was scheduled to fly from Newark, New Jersey to Buffalo, New York. The NTSB reported the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) revealed some discrepancies both pilots were experience. The first officer did not have any experience with icing condition but icing was one of the reasons the plane went into a stall. On the other hand, the captain had some experience flying in icing condition....   [tags: human factors analysis classification system]
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The International Classicfication of Nursing Practice in Electronic Health Record Provides a Standard Language for Assessments - ... Even though there are gaps in using the ICNP in the EHR for nursing assessment documentation, there are many benefits of using evidence based assessment terminology. In this paper, the benefits of using this evidenced based assessment terminology for documentation, how it contributes to research, and how it contributes to electronic documentation will be discussed. The benefits of using evidence based assessment terminology for documenting are better communication and improved patient care. There are different types of nursing terminology utilized in nursing such as; NANDA, NIC, NOC etc....   [tags: health care, terminology, patient] 541 words
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Voting Based Extreme Learning Machine - ... Sundararajan, H. J. Kim, A fully complex-valued radial basis function classifier for real valued classification problems, Neu- rocomputin305 g 78 (1) (2012) 104–110. [4] R. Savitha, S. Suresh, N. Sundararajan, A fully complex valued radial basis function network and its learning algorithm, International Journal of Neural Systems 19 (4) (2009) 253–267. [5] G.-B. Huang, M.-B. Li, L. Chen, C. K. Siew, Incremental extreme learning 310 machine with fully complex hidden nodes, Neurocomputing 71 (4-6) (2008) 576–583....   [tags: decision making, real valued classification]
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Classification of Authority - A French philosopher by the name of Bertrand de Jouvenel once said “The phenomenon called authority is at once more ancient and more fundamental than the phenomenon called state; the natural ascendancy of some men over others is the principle of all human organizations and all human advances”. Authority is and always has been present in human civilization in all aspects of life and in different forms. Authority can be classified into three categories: family or parental authority, organizational and bureaucratic authorities, and political authority....   [tags: Classification Essay, Social Studies] 559 words
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Taking a Look at the Bubonic Plague - Task 1 The Bubonic plague is caused by a bacterium called Yersinia pestis, this is a gram-negative rod shaped coccobacillus which can infect humans and other animals. This is a very infectious disease, the main form of transmission is fleas being carried by rodents as the fleas allow for the bacteria to cross the skin barrier, and depending on sanitary conditions of the area it can also be transmitted by direct contact and contaminated food. The infection is achievable as the bacteria can suppress or even avoid the normal immune response to foreign bacteria such as phagocytosis and antibody production....   [tags: classification of diseases and infections] 561 words
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The Three Classification Groups of Sport Fans - Sport fans, sometimes also called sport devotees, followers, or supporters, are persons who are enthusiastically devoted to a particular athlete, team or sport. They may show their enthusiasm by often attending sporting events or watch on television, being members of a fan club, follow sport news through newspapers, online websites, and creating fanzines. Their disposition is often such that they will experience a game or event by living through their favored players or teams. These behaviors manifest itself in different ways....   [tags: Classification Essays] 563 words
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Classifications for Anxiety Disorders - Are you or do you know someone, experiencing panic attacks or anxiety attacks. If so, it is important to be familiar with what these terms mean. Individuals frequently use panic and anxiety together, however; there are significant differences in the two and understanding the difference will make it easier to comprehend the relationship. Phobias are irrational fears that create interference within an individual’s daily routine. There are individuals who suffer from a phobia linked to pretty much any object or place imaginable....   [tags: Classification Essay] 563 words
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Classification Essay - Cats - There are three types of domestic cats: indoor domestic cats, outdoor domestic cats, and indoor-outdoor domestic cats. Though these cats would look very similar if they were clean and sitting next to each other, they would also be very different. Indoor cats are generally very clean, since they do not have to work for their food. The excess time allows them to clean and pamper themselves on a daily basis. The fact that they are usually fed on regular intervals makes an indoor cat overweight. The cats know that they can sleep all day and still get fed once or more times a day....   [tags: Classification Essays] 571 words
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Comparative Study for Feature Extraction of Hevea Leaflet Positions - ... Therefore, leaves are more suitable for plant classification. Leaf based plant classification methods are proposed by unique characteristics of leaves including shape, color, and texture [4]. Existing plant classification systems are unable to classify rubber tree clones due to the leaves have similar physical appearances. However, rubber tree leaves have other sophisticated features that differentiate clones from each other. Leaf tip, leaf base, the form of the leaf or the margin is some of the attributes that might be subject to different feature extraction method in order to generate a clone classification method....   [tags: rubber, tress, profitable, clones, program]
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Classification of Restaurant Customers - Classification of Restaurant Customers “I’ve been here for ten minutes and my server hasn’t taken my order yet!” This is a direct quote from me before I worked at a restaurant. I never looked to see how many tables my server actually had or how much running I made them do. The sad truth is most people do not notice these details either, which may affect the tip their server will receive. By looking at the attitude and maintenance of restaurant customers, you can classify them into three categories according to their tipping patterns: the “hmm…how good were they....   [tags: Classification Essay] 578 words
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The Social Labeling Theory - ... Through the reintegrative theory, the justice system sought to create a long-lasting bond between offenders and the society. John Braithwaite designed and formulated the reintegrative shaming theory seeking to avail a feasible alternative to the social labeling theory (Zhang, 2004). In his theory, John indicated two types of reintegrative processes that include a reintegrative and stigmatic shaming. While the stigmatic shaming intends to disintegrate the social tie between the offender and community, the reintegrative shaming depicts the offender as an abiding citizen to the prevailing bylaws....   [tags: crime theory, classifications] 586 words
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The Different Types of Sports - “Sports are for fun, but they also offer benefits and lessons that carry over into all aspects of life”. This well-known anonymous quotation conveys the message that sport is the game which has some rules and custom. It is not only for fun and entertainment, but there are also some benefits of playing sports and which gives some important lessons for life. Every kind of physical sports is healthy because it involves running, jumping, stretching, mind skills and much more. There are so many sports available in the world nowadays, but we can categorize them by the numbers of players, the three main categories are individual sport, dual sport and team sport....   [tags: Classification Essay] 587 words
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The Three Types of Annoying People - The Annoying Public Different types of people are all around, some can be found as irksome to others. Three types of annoying people exist in the world. The three types of annoying people are people who are new employees at stores, people who walk vicious dogs, and people who do ignore public signs. New people who come to work are very irritating. The first reason that new employees who work at stores are annoying is because they are not aware of their surrounding of the store. For instance, the employees do not know around the stores so they cannot help us....   [tags: classification essay] 590 words
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The Clarification Project - I read two articles that were very contrasting on the ideas of Greek letter societies, better known as Greek Life. The first article was titled, “University Announces Ban on Fraternities and Sororities” from the Metropolitan Desk, and the second was titled, “For Some Women at Harvard, Greek Is a Scream” from the Style Desk. One was about banning Greek Life, and the other about how Greek Life can be a positive for social life at Harvard University. In “University Announces Ban on Fraternities and Sororities,” Alfred University argued that deaths, drinking problems, and low grades all resulted from Greek housing....   [tags: essays research papers] 591 words
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Racial Classification -      Black, white, orange, green or purple. What is the difference. The way I look at it is if everyone in the world was colorblind then we wouldn’t know if other people were different colors or not. “If we stop obsessing on race, people may actually become colorblind” (Blumner). Almost every battle in our history was started because of some sort of racial controversy. From the 1800’s to present day theses battles have occurred especially the one of September 11, 2001.      Now to the question at hand: Should racial classification for statistical data be used at State College....   [tags: essays research papers Race] 595 words
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Skin Color Detection - ... This technique is used to track and detect moving gesture parts depending on the difference between two or three consecutive video frames. The pervious image (frame) is subtracted from the current image (frame) in order to obtain the moving part. A. Background subtraction The idea behind this technique is to set a background as a reference or model and then compare the current frame with the reference background in a pixel-by-pixel manner to detect the moving foreground object. The background model is updated with a new image from time to time in order to track dynamic changes....   [tags: techniques of segmentation and tracking] 600 words
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Three Types of Acting - Acting can easily be broken down into three different kinds: stage acting, screen acting, and being a movie star. Each category of acting is very different from one another, with each one having very different requirements. Stage and screen acting have the most differences, while being a movie star is more of a subtype of screen acting. Stage acting is more dramatic than the rest, hence the reason why it is performed on stage. It can also be argued that stage acting is one of the hardest kinds of acting, due to its requirements....   [tags: Classification of Acting] 604 words
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Automatic Surveillance: Vision Detection Using Gaussian Processes Analysis - ... Pixels of sharp variations are consequently classified into the foreground. Many techniques have been established to work in the frame of this principle among which we can list: the running average [1] [2] that interest in modelling the background each pixel location by fitting a Gaussian probability density function (Pdf) on the last n pixel’s values. At each frame time, the pixel's value can then be classified as a foreground pixel if the difference between its values and the estimated mean values exceeds a given threshold....   [tags: detecting moving objects, application] 625 words
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Digital Image Analysis Of Yell - Digital Image Analysis of Yellowstone National Park Introduction Remote sensing refers to the tele-observational surveying and mapping of physical, urban and environmental features. Remote Sensing is also a composite of many other subjects such as aerial photography, radar surveying, thermal surveying, weather forecasting and photogrammetry. It has now become quite common practice to use remotely sensed data to take inventory, monitor and develop effective management practices of our natural resources....   [tags: essays research papers] 632 words
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Classification of Characters Bill and Boyd Meet - Billy and Boyd come in contact with many interesting characters through out their journeys. There are six characters that Billy and Boyd meet who seam to impact their lives the most. Those six characters can be broken up into two groups to describe how they impacted Billy and Boyd’s lives. The two groups are the characters that helped them along their journeys, and the characters that did not help them along their journeys. The first character who impacted their lives and ultimately their journeys is the Indian....   [tags: essays research papers] 640 words
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The Five Kingdom Classification System for Life - ... The improvement of the microscope has helped develop the two kingdom system into the five kingdom system it is today. DNA sequencing is a process used to determine the order of the nucleotides of a gene. Dna Sequencing has advanced extremely from almost a decade ago, due to the improvement of bioinformatics. Bioinformatics is the use of computer technologies to manage and analyse biological data. The improvement Bioinformatics has meant DNA sequencing has become much easier, faster and more cost effective....   [tags: dna, bioinformatics, gel electrophoresis] 647 words
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Presidential Candidates: Division And Classification - Presidential Candidates: Division and Classification You could be the next presidential candidate. Sound good. You must file papers with the Federal Election Commission to run. You also have to pay the nominal filing fee charged to candidates entering the New Hampshire primary. That doesn¹t sound so difficult. Anyone who can accomplish these two tasks may run for President. Usually, some unlikely people do. This year, the candidates include people from Phil Gramm to Jack Mabardy(Who in the world might he be?)....   [tags: essays research papers] 650 words
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Classification and Prison Security Levels - What is classification. According to page 160 chapter three classification is the process of dividing an inmate population into manageable groups for custody and treatment purpose. There are different types of classification. The different typed are external classification, internal classification, classification process, initial classification and reclassification. Classification can be based on psychology, education vocational, health and other needs. It can be determined by prison site, housing assignment, working assignments and availably of treatment programs....   [tags: Programs, Custody] 655 words
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The Types of Skiing -      Every four years in the Winter Olympics, we see professional athletes compete in many areas ranging from downhill skiing to high-speed bobsledding. We see the professionals demonstrate their spectacular abilities, and we try to emulate them in our own activities. In the Olympics, cross-country and downhill skiing are two very popular sports, and even non-professionals can get into them. In this essay I will classify the various types of skiing into three categories and inform you about each....   [tags: Classification Descriptive Ski Sports Essays] 665 words
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Book Classification Final Exam - ... As seen in Part 1, achieving coextensivity is not easy when there can only be one DDC or LCC call number, but multiple LCSH headings assigned. Part 3 The assignments for this course were certainly eye-opening for someone who intends to do cataloging and classifying work in the future. I naively assumed going in that there would be some ultimate form of classifying, but it seems the true winning combo is a combination of multiple, whether that be LCC, LCSH, DCC, folksonomy, or other ontologies....   [tags: library and knowledge organization] 668 words
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Three Types of Destruction During War - General George S. Patton once said, “The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.” This man obviously had the destruction of other people on his mind at the time. War includes much destruction in different ways. Along with the destruction of people is the destruction of items. All wars take place somewhere and always destroy the surrounding buildings and possessions. Self destruction is also a main part of war due to killing other people. War causes three different types of destruction: destruction of people, destruction of items, and self destruction....   [tags: Classification Essay] 670 words
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Systematic Organization in Learning - ... The second Areas of Knowledge I will be discussing is natural sciences. I take Biology so I chose to focus on Biology so that I can talk from my experience. System is often used in Natural Sciences in order to help organize a massive amount of information. During IB biology course, I learnt about the classification of organisms. The reason why we classify is because classification provides scientists and a learner a way to organize the entity for easier study and makes scientists easier to communicate using a simple name....   [tags: Nomenclature, Knowledge, Classification] 681 words
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A Novel Neuro-fuzzy Classification Technique - In our study, we proposed a novel Neuro-fuzzy classification technique. The inputs to the Neuro-fuzzy classification system were fuzzified by applying the Gaussian curve membership function. The proposed method considered a fuzzification matrix in which the input features were associated with a degree of membership to different classes. Based on the value of degree of membership a feature would be attributed to a specific category or class. We applied our method to five benchmark datasets from the UCI machine language repository for classification....   [tags: Gaussian curve membership function]
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Classification Of Horses - The typical way to classify horses is by breed. The American Quarter horse is the most popular breed in America, especially in Texas. They are the work horses on ranches, the most popular for showing and competing in speed events such as barrel racing. Another popular breed is the Paint horse, which to me is nothing me than an American Quarter horse that is not a solid color, usually they are brown or black with white areas on their bodies. There is also the Arabian breed, they are known for their endurance, which I am sure they get from their ancestors being used in the desserts of Arabia....   [tags: Classification Essays] 708 words
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Steps of CART: Classification and Regression Tree - ... The process of node splitting is repeated for each created child node and continued recursively until a stopping point is reached where no further splitting can be performed. Each node within this process is assigned a predicted class based on three factors, the assumed probability of each class, a cost matrix, and the percentage of the classifier that are located in each node. CART method favors a Gini criterion over the slower information gain method of splitting. Stopping the tree creation is the next step in creating a decision tree with CART as the previous step will continue until it is impossible to create further node splits....   [tags: algorithm, data, nodes] 731 words
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The Classifications of Clouds - There is a difference between cumuliform and stratiform clouds. All clouds are classified according to their altitude and their shape. Stratiform clouds form in layers and their air movement is mainly horizontal. If air movement is generally vertical, clouds grow upward and are cumuliform clouds. Stratiform and cumuliform clouds that appear at altitudes between 2000 and 7000 meters are called altostratus and altocumulus clouds. When they are above 7000 meters, they are called cirrostratus and cirrocumulus clouds....   [tags: formation, altitude, shape] 731 words
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The Impact of Birth Order on Personality - The Impact of Birth Order on Personality Before I had children, I did not believe that birth order could affect the personality of a person. But now I have three beautiful yet very different daughters. So different that not only is it sometimes hard to believe they come from the same two parents, it’s sometimes hard to believe they come from the same species. I have come up with three categories to describe the peculiarities of birth order, the Perfectionist, the Tornado, and the Princess, at least as they pertain to my daughters....   [tags: Expository Classification Essays] 741 words
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Countries and their Level of Development: Least Economically Developed Countries - ... From the above graphs it can be concluded that MEDCs have lower Birth rates; due to families tend to be smaller as individuals invest more in few children in order to give them a better chance in life and families in MEDCs have less time to spend on raising children because women also contribute in the societies’ work. Moreover, Literacy rate is considerably higher in MEDCs due to the majority of such cultures believe in the importance of education and the fact that the governments offer children access to free education....   [tags: classification, economic indicators, poverty] 755 words
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Uses of Support Vector Machine - a. Support Vector Machine(SVM): Over the past several years, there has been a significant amount of research on support vector machines and today support vector machine applications are becoming more common in text classification. In essence, support vector machines define hyperplanes, which try to separate the values of a given target field. The hyperplanes are defined using kernel functions. The most popular kernel types are supported: linear, polynomial, radial basis and sigmoid. Support Vector Machines can be used for both, classification and regression....   [tags: hyperplane, kernel function, classification] 776 words
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