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Eaarthquake Activity Around the World: Seven Days of Shaking - ... The second earthquake was a two point seven-magnitude earthquake located four kilometers southwest of Guaynabo, Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred January 1, 2014 at 6:10 PM at a depth of fifty-eight kilometers. The third earthquake was a three point zero magnitude earthquake located three kilometers north-northwest of San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico. The earthquake occurred January 2, 2014 at 4:54 AM at a depth of eight kilometers. The fourth earthquake was a two point six-magnitude earthquake located three kilometers north-northwest of San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico....   [tags: information, scale, classification]
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Response of every Type of Software Error - {THOMAS and JOHAN 1983} believed that tolerance to software faults as traditional way the state restoration is can be expensive in addition to The concurrency introduce more difficulties specially when deal with timing constraints. They suggest a straightforward pragmatic approach for real-time system. The approach takes benefits of the structure of real-time system to simplify error recovery, and a classification scheme. Respond to every type of error are determined which allow service to be maintained....   [tags: classification, system, recovery, software] 1517 words
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Mentally Disabled Find It Hard to Recover - It is known mentally disordered people are often not able to recover and become healthy mental status again. In Corrigan’s study, it is mentioned that clinical diagnosis might enhance the stigmatization of mental illness. Diagnosis classification is widely used by clinicians to save time from computing a large amount of information, classify the disorder and provide the information about the illness to patients (Corrigan 33). This classification causes labeling patients as mentally ill, even if their symptoms might be slightly different than classified....   [tags: classification, depression, discrimination] 1287 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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Methodology of the Naïve Bayes Algorithm. - ... This is since “HR” class is not related to the evidence of “Purchase Order”, i.e., if Purchase Order appears in a mail, it doesn't mean that the mail is meant for HR. Assume we have more evidence for developing our Naïve Bayes classifier, we may perhaps run into a dilemma of dependencies, that is to say, some evidence may depend on one or more of other evidences. For instance, the presence of the word “Purchase Order” depends on , the presence of the word “Contractor” or “Vendor” to be classified as a mail intended for Contracting and Procurement as against a mail intended for Finance....   [tags: classification, evaluation, experiment] 1525 words
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Using Different Types of Stemmer - ... Arabic Stemming Algorithms Stemming techniques can be used in the Arabic text to reduce multiple forms of the word to one form (root or stem). Stemming can be defined as the process of removing any affixes (prefixes, infixes, or/and suffixes) from words to reduce these words to their stem or roots. A root can be defined as a term Four Different methods of stemming algorithm are used in our work, three of them already applied by different authors (Khoja stemmer, light stemmer, root extractor) but I applied these stemmer on a different data set and finally a new stemmer technique is proposed in our work (wordnet stemmer)....   [tags: text classification, data processing] 1408 words
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Drug Abuse and the FDA - Drug abuse is generally defined as the use of a drug with such frequency that the user has physical or mental harm or it impairs social abilities. Drugs are used as pain killers to avert physical and/or emotional pain by providing the user with a temporary escape from life’s realities. Even though, they cause different, more serious problems with only a short escape from life’s agonies. There are five different classifications (schedules) of drugs in the Controlled Substance Act of 1970. The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) and the DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) choose what substance falls into what classification....   [tags: classification, definition, informative] 788 words
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The Classification of Skills to Include the Differences between Individual, Co-Active, and Interactive Skills - The Classification of Skills to Include the Differences between Individual, Co-Active, and Interactive Skills Skill is a very important concept in sport for both the participant and the coach as well. A Skill is “An organised co-ordinated activity in relation to an object or situation which involves a whole chain of sensory central and motor mechanisms". However a performance in sport which is seen as skilful has to include some of these qualities. -Consistency -Accuracy -Control Austen obfuscated jbruce1's rationalisation theory....   [tags: Papers] 839 words
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The Difference of North and South - ... In the south their economy was based on agriculture. That’s why they believed in slavery, slavery was an economic boosted for the South. The more slaved they had, the more crops got produced meaning the more crops they could sell or trade. Crops such as rice, tobacco, and sugar cane were considered cash crops, because they were sold for a profit. Cotton was the main cash crop for the South because Eli Whitney built the cotton gen. By 1835, farms were growing over 1,000,000 bales of cotton, cotton exports made up of 2/3rd of the total value of American exports....   [tags: geography, economy, social, classification] 856 words
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Business Performance Management: Decision Making Process - Describe how the system of the case study could support each of the decision-making phases of intelligence, design, and choice for the decision-makers. Explain the phase. Explain how the KBS supports or could support the phase for this case. Simon’s decision making process consists of 3 phases which are Intelligence, Design and Choice. These phases can be used to simplify the assumptions, validate the models which are being used in the project and to verify, test the proposed solution. These phases are then followed by the Implementation phase after which the success or failure of the proposed system can be judged....   [tags: choice, classification, criteria] 1144 words
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Educational Reform Issue and Stakeholders - Stakeholders are individuals or groups who affect or affected by a policy. Policies are result of negotiation of conflicting interests, so stakeholder analysis can be used by policy makers for decision making. When it comes to educational reform issue, abounding stakeholders are involved and each stakeholder has his/her own interests. Their desires or intention differs in terms of policy goals and motives behind educational reform, such as competition, reputation, human capital. Besides, establishing a higher standard for science teachers has various aspects, such as operating, technology, funding....   [tags: classification, schools, teachers, students] 880 words
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Gender and Class in Society - ‘‘The family, in Ireland, as elsewhere, has been identified as ‘an important symbol of collective identity, unity and security’ (O'Connor, Emergingvoices: Women in contemprary Irish society, 1998, p. 89). It is seen by many as the ‘natural’ basis for society. Gender and class play a huge role in shaping family life for both the parents and for the children. Gender refers to the meanings that arise of sexual classification and to the socially constructed experiences and identities that arise from assumed sexual differences....   [tags: sexual classification, social structure] 1201 words
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Classification of Various Power Sources for a Car: Petrol, Diesel, and Electricity - Classification of Various Power Sources for a Car: Petrol, Diesel, and Electricity Most people today fill up their car with different qualities of petrol, because that's what the average car takes. They don't usually consider an alternative for the petrol that they load into their cars. Although petrol is widely used, it is not the only source for a car to get its power from; diesel and electricity are alternatives to the general petrol used by most cars. Although different from each other, diesel and electricity are alternatives to the average gasoline received at a gas station....   [tags: Car Auto Power Gas Diesel] 1319 words
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Implant Supported Mandibular Overdentures - Implant supported/retained mandibular overdentures have three crucial components: the implant fixtures (02 or more), the choice of attachment ( bars, studs or magnets) and the prosthesis. The Mc Gill consensus reported a minimal treatment objective, the mandibular two-implant overdenture (as opposed to a conventional denture) should be considered as a first-choice standard of care for the edentulous patient5. Mericske-Sterne also concluded that retention, stability and occlusal equilibration of the implant supported mandibular overdentures improved only slightly by increasing the number of implants.7 Implant survival rates did not vary with number of implants and ranged between 93% to 100%.8...   [tags: implant, complications, classification] 1095 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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Reporting and Classifications of Non-profit Organizations - ... • Permanently restricted - Permanently restricted assets are donated items that have limitations on use that are attached to it for perpetuity. Assets that are classified as permanently restricted must be listed as a separate category of assets on the charity’s Statement of Activities. The first statement that will be discussed is the Statement of Activities. The statement of activities is one of the main financial statements of a nonprofit or not-for-profit organization. A nonprofit's statement of activities is issued instead of the income statement which is issued by a for-profit business....   [tags: restricted, colleges, assets] 1373 words
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Observational Taxonomy for Children - Observational taxonomy as it relates to the nature of early social interaction, is a classification system that uses a code of different behaviors that are seen when observing children during play and non-play and is further divided into cognitive and social categories. Amongst the many theorists, Mildred Parten and Jean Piaget are significant to the field of early observational studies comprising of children in the free play atmosphere. Parten asserted that social participation amongst preschool aged children amplified as the child’s age increased (Parten 1932)....   [tags: social interaction, classification system] 1329 words
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Top 10 Caribbean Beaches - Top 10 Caribbean Beaches A vacation to the Caribbean gives you the opportunity to experience some of the world's most exquisite beaches. Just about every island of the Caribbean Sea will offer beaches that astound the senses; with a crystalline blue surf, snow-white sand and gently swaying palms. To help you decide where to travel and more importantly what beach to select, here is a list of the top ten beaches in the Caribbean: 1. Palm Beach (Aruba) -- The utopian beach scene with brilliant white sand awaits you in Aruba's Palm Beach....   [tags: classification] 1170 words
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Argument Classification - An inference is a way to yield a conclusion from statements that are presumed to be true—called premises. The conclusion includes new knowledge that the premises did not make explicit. For example, we could have two statements which are presumed to be true. 1.) “Steve is in choir.” 2.) “Everyone in choir sings.” From these two statements, we can infer a conclusion of 3.) “Steve sings.” We were able to reasonably put forth a new piece of information from two previously established pieces of information....   [tags: Logic] 1046 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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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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This Film is Not Yet Rated is a Documentary Directed by Kirby Dick - ... When the documentary was submitted to the MPAA for classification, it was rated NC-17 for “some graphic sexual content”. This was due to the use of clips from NC-17 films that caused the films from which they came to be rated NC-17 in the first place. This sparked interest in the documentary before its premiere at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival, with speculation that the documentary was rated NC-17 due to its negative portrayal of the MPAA. An unrated cut was made in response to the NC-17 rating, which prevented the documentary from being publicly screened without review....   [tags: film analysis, MPAA, film classification] 1041 words
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Database Environment Classification - Introduction: Database environment can be classified into three simple categories: a. Human: Database Administrator - They are responsible to monitor and maintain the databases in an organization. Systems Developers - They are responsible for the development of the computer applications which will talk to the database in do the necessary operations and display the results to the end users. b. Machine: User Interface - This is how the computer application looks and what the end user will use to interact....   [tags: human, machine, database]
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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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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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Vehicle Accident Scenario - On March 12, 2011 at 5:38 a.m. a driver operating a passenger motorcoach fell asleep at the wheel and drifted off of Interstate 95 southbound. The motorcoach collided with a guardrail and continued to be in contact with the guardrail for 480 feet. The guardrail began to weaken and eventually failed, causing the motorcoach to overturn by 90° on the right side. The motorcoach continued to travel at a high rate of speed on its side and was ultimately intruded by a vertical signpost that almost completely separated the roof from the motorcoach....   [tags: Human Factors Analysis, Classification]
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The Potato Virus - ... Elements in the 5’- and 3’- nontranslated region (NTR) are highlighted. These elements are important for replication, translation and cell-to-cell movement. B) Gray elements are complementary sequence elements. The three subgenomic RNAs (sgRNAs) that are produced by PVX are shown. C) Schematic view of long distance interactions required between the 5’-NTR and subgenomic promotors for sgRNA synthesis. Adapted from J. Verchot-Lubicz et al. (2007) [9] Virus infection cycle Host cell entry and virion disassembly Plant cells can be infected by PVX virions due to mechanical inoculation [10]....   [tags: infection cycle, classification, ] 2281 words
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Saulot, A Vampire and Classification of True Daeva - Clan: True Daeva Progenitor: Troile House: Tirinavich There is little consistency in the knowledge about the Daeva progenitor because the stories may confuse three individuals: the Troile (triplets). One was a creature of fierce unpredictability responsive to her passions and desires like a leaf to the wind. Another was a cold, humourless, and ruthless pragmatist who was constantly calculating machinations of future events. The final one, a prophetess torn in between her siblings trying to please both yet find compromise and lead them and their childer....   [tags: Vampires, Clan] 819 words
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Classification Essay - Four Types of Children - I have had the luck of being the oldest of my mothers’ seven children, and the pleasure of having three of my own, and one step-son. I’ve spent a lot of time changing diapers, wiping noses, and kissing ouchies. I’ve carried babies on my hip that I’ve seen off to kindergarten, helped dressed for the first school dance, attended their graduation, and even been there when they have had their first baby. I have spent a lot of time analyzing their behavior, moods, or lack thereof. I’ve concluded that there are 4 types of children, I have been blessed with one of each....   [tags: child observation, child development] 1218 words
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Intersection of Race, Class, Gender and Sexuality define Social Positions in Alice Walkers The Color Purple - Sedgewick observes, one’s social position is affected by various axis of classification such as gender, sexuality, race, class and the interplay of these social identities. In The Color Purple by Alice walker, Sedgewick’s observations ring true. Celie, the main character in Walker’s novel, is a perfect example of these observations put forth by Sedgewick. Celie’s social position is indicative of her gender, sexuality, race, and class; as a Black woman living in Georgia in 1910 to 1940, one can expect to witness the general ‘acceptable’ racism present within the novel towards people of color....   [tags: social positions, classification, gender, race]
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Synanon: One of the Most Violent Cults of California in the 70s - Imagine driving in Marin County, you miss your turn, suddenly you find yourself surrounded by 40-50 men and women with shaved heads, wearing blue bib overalls, yielding ax handles, clubs, and baseball bats, shouting, “Kill Them, Let’s Get Them!” Sounds like a horror movie. The word cult, from the Latin word Cultus, means a system of religious veneration and devotion directed toward a particular figure or object (Oxford English Dictionary). Robert J. Lifton, M.D., a Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at John Jay College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York defines the characteristics of a cult as: 1) a charismatic leader who increasingly becomes an object of worship...   [tags: heroin addiction, cult classification, paradaise]
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Classification Essay -Three Types of Dieters - A gloomy fact in American society remains that thousands of people search for the intangible dream of being thin. On any given day, one finds neighbors, friends, and relatives on some sort of diet. Dieters assume various disguises, but the noteworthy ones transpire, the "bandwagoneer," the "promise maker” and the "lethal loser." People want to lose weight quickly and effortlessly, therefore, any fad diet promising overnight results attract the "bandwagoneer." People try the grapefruit diet or the watermelon diet, but they decide their stomach cannot possibly deal with all of that fruit....   [tags: categorization essay, health] 852 words
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Religion Values, and Culture Identity Development - Identity is a word that is used very commonly and regularly by people in their daily life. Identity formation is a process of developing distinct, separate identity. “A person’s identity has many attributes. It is a representation of one’s unique personal experience, memory, ethnicity, culture, religious orientation, gender, occupational role, amongst various other factors. Erikson refers to identity as “some belief in the sameness and continuity of some shared world image.”Identity may be defined as one’s consciousness of one self and others’ perception of one’s individuality”, (Yamin, 2008)....   [tags: cultural identity, cultural classification, muslim]
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Classification Of Cultures - Culture is a hot topic. Scholars (Fukoyama, Huntington, to mention but two) disagree about whether this is the end of history or the beginning of a particularly nasty chapter of it. What makes cultures tick and why some of them tick discernibly better than others – is the main bone of contention. We can view cultures through the prism of their attitude towards their constituents : the individuals they are comprised of. More so, we can classify them in accordance with their approach towards "humanness", the experience of being human....   [tags: Sociology Culture Cultures Essays] 1623 words
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The ID3 Algorithm - The ID3 Algorithm Abstract This paper details the ID3 classification algorithm. Very simply, ID3 builds a decision tree from a fixed set of examples. The resulting tree is used to classify future samples. The example has several attributes and belongs to a class (like yes or no). The leaf nodes of the decision tree contain the class name whereas a non-leaf node is a decision node. The decision node is an attribute test with each branch (to another decision tree) being a possible value of the attribute....   [tags: Classification Algorithms] 1344 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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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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Classification and Assessment of Aridity over Pakistan During 1960-2009 - ... lies between arid to humid as compare to southern Pakistan. The area of Gilgit-Baltistan lies in extreme north of the country experiences arid climate but this climate varies through out the year. This region comes under humid climate during winter (December to March). Due to low temperature, snow covered mountains and high elevation makes this area quite sustainable to carry out the agriculture activity. The sub-mountainous region of Azad Kashmir, north eastern Punjab, and Upper Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa experience humid climate....   [tags: climate study]
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Class Classification in Arnold Wesker’s Roots - Arnold Wesker, an English playwright, a writer of international reputation, was born in Stephney (London) on 24 May,1932.He is the author of about Forty two plays mainly for the stage, four books of short stories, two collections of essays, a book for young people, three more of non-fiction and an autobiography. His works depict various themes, ideas, an obvious expression of deep sympathy, dreams, hopes and the humanism. Wesker is a dramatist with distinct social leanings. Roots is the second play of Wesker Triology which begins with Chicken soup with Barley and ends with I’m talking about Jerusalem....   [tags: english playwright, short stories, materialism]
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Mirco-Electro- Mechanical Systems (MEMS) - I. INTRODUCTION Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) is technology related to mechanical and electro-mechanical devices on the micro scale [1]. In 1959, Richard Feynman introduced the idea of the fabrication of small devices in a lecture entitled “There’s Plenty of Room at the Bottom.” Feynman believed small device fabrication was possible by atom and molecule manipulation. In 1974, Japanese scientist Norio Taniguchi defined “nanotechnology” as “the processing, separation, consolidation, and deformation of materials by one atom or one molecule” [2]....   [tags: devise, technology, classification] 2435 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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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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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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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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Idenitifying the Ideal Confidant: The Slipper, The Blabbermouth, The Discerner, and The Stronghold - People are mysterious, and even the most open book is full of secrets. An eight-year-old girl, with seemingly nothing to hide, will guard her diary with fierceness much like a mother protecting her young. Whether she is trying to hide something, or simply protecting her feelings, she is a picture of the very nature of people not wanting their lives open for public scrutiny. This begs to question how people choose those who are worthy of knowing their secrets. People often fail to thoroughly contemplate the potential consequences of a deficient confidant, diminishing the failure of some and bestowing misguided honor on others....   [tags: Classification Essays]
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The Importance of Conflict for Self Growth - Conflict is part of life. In fact, without conflict, there would be no progress through personal and community situations and it probably wouldn’t even make us who we are. It is through conflict that we learn to control our emotions and give ourselves the opportunity to learn and grow. It also allows us open ourselves to other opinions and viewpoints. During this, we may have to face tough decisions and will often make mistakes, but all these will help us to grow in wisdom and consideration of others to become better individuals....   [tags: Philosophy, classification, ] 806 words
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Defining Different Types of Comedy and Humor - Have you ever noticed how some things can seem very simple, but in fact, are quite complex under further analysis. A great example of this is music. What do you think of when you hear the word music. Do you think of that hot new hit by your favorite artists such as Fall Out Boy, Lil Wayne, or Katy Perry. On the other hand, maybe you think of some old geezers playing violins and actual instruments in an orchestra. Maybe music isn’t as simple as you thought. There is rhythm, tempo, meter, sound, dynamics, harmonies, keys, time, and a whole lot more....   [tags: classification, definition] 895 words
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The Portrayal of Sexuality in the Media - The media is a large part of our everyday lives; everywhere we go we can find a source of media. It influences our thoughts, feelings and behaviours every day as it is a huge influence in today’s society. Society heavily relies on the media to show them what is in the norm and what is going on in the world. The media also serves as another way to display the normative of the society. Sexuality is a big part in the media and what is appropriate sexuality. The media negatively affects the people who do not fit society’s ideal normative....   [tags: classification of sexuality] 1814 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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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 Four Types of Parenting Styles - With over three hundred million Americans and over six billion people worldwide parenting skills are essential to maintain a healthy society. Parenting involves many aspects and requires many skills. It is a time to nurture, instruct, and correct to develop fundamental skills children will need to be mature, responsible, and contributing adults to a society. There are four commonly identified parenting styles; authoritarian, authoritative, permissive, and uninvolved parenting. Of the four parenting styles, two remain on opposite ends of the parenting spectrum....   [tags: Classification Essays] 882 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 Athletes - In sports, there are three distinct types of players. Firstly, there are those who really don't care about winning the game or about winning in general. Secondly, there are those casual players that would like to win, but they don't treat the game too seriously. Thirdly, there are those who play only to win and will settle for nothing less. Examine yourselves and see where you fit in. (The following sounds like you are trying on a pair of pants)See if you can fit into one of these categories. The first category of players contains those who couldn't care less, whether they win or lose....   [tags: Classification Essay] 858 words
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The Complexity in Construction Projects - ... This article aims to identify the important factors that could contribute to adjustments in the final contract price, and the important considerations that the contractor should evaluate, while assessing these adjustments. Provisional Sums Provisional sums are amounts allocated in the priced Boq to carry out particular works, which are deemed to be required to complete the job, but for which the design is not fully available, or the real extent of works is not predictable at the time of the tender....   [tags: classification of contracts] 1295 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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Classificaions of Dental Implant Failure - Introduction Dental implant rehabilitation has become widely used due to its highly predictable functional and esthetic results compared to conventional crown/bridge work and dentures. In addition, implant materials made of titanium offers not only biocompatibility but also osseointegration. Osseointegration refers to the direct connection between live bone and the surface of the implant during function and loading in the oral cavity. Despite the high rate success of dental implants, there is a small percentage of its failure which can partly be attributed to peri-implantitis....   [tags: osseointegration, infection, biocompatability] 2274 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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Lens Types: Single Vision, Bifocal, Trifocal, and Progressive - Lens Types It is essential that all people have a basic understanding of lenses. Eventually, all people will need reading glasses if they do not need glasses from the very beginning of their life. The user needs to have a general knowledge of what is available and the different characteristics of some basic lens types. Also, the understanding of one’s own needs is necessary to avoid being steered into a more lucrative sale for the commission paid optician. Eyeglass lenses are one of the many different types of lenses....   [tags: Classification of Eyeglass Lenses]
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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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Pawing at the Dewey Decimal System - Pawing at the “Dewey” Decimal System Dewey the library cat is probably one of the most noteworthy cats that has ever been heard of. Dewey is an orange little tabby cat that the writer (Vicki Myron) found in the rain on her way to work, and brought Dewey with her to the library. From that instant Dewey the library cat grew up in a library lying on every book that he has seen. His name came from the Dewey Decimal System. He has unintentionally inspired thousands of people by being himself. He has Myron and the rest of the library staff play with him, feed him, and take care of him....   [tags: library book classification method]
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Types of Friends - There are a lot of important things in life. However, one of the most important things for people to survive in this world is friendship. Without friendship, people can die of loneliness. What do you think about your friends. Do you like your friends. There are a lot of different types of friends. There are friends that I like and some friends with whom I do not get along. Friends with positive characteristics such as reliable, trustworthy and faithful whom I usually get along with are the one that tend to have more friends and the negative one whom I usually not get along with tend to be alone....   [tags: Friendship Essay, Classification Essay] 1167 words
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Jupiter and Saturn - Our solar system consists of eight planets, which can be separated into two categories. Those which reside inside the asteroid belt named the 'Inner Solar System' namely Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars designated the terrestrial or rocky planets whilst those orbiting beyond the asteroid belt, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune classified as the 'Jovian Planets comprise the 'Outer Solar System'. The term Jovian is derived from Jupiter, which describes the remaining three planets as Jupiter-like....   [tags: Solar System, Composition, Classification] 1575 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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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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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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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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Child Personality Types - Child Personality Types Anyone who has spent time with or around children will notice that each one has a special personality all of their own. Children, like adults, have different traits that make up their personalities. Experts have researched this phenomenon in detail and classified children into different categories. Some experts have named more than three categories, but Peter L. Manigone has chosen three that most experts agree with. These categories have been named "flexible," "fearful," and "feisty." Children generally may have similar interests, but the way they interact and deal with these interests displays their personality type....   [tags: Classification Essays Psychology Personalities]
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Types Of Computers - Types of Computers Mainframes Mainframes Was the dominant form of computing before microcomputers. They are usually very expensive, powerful and operate specialist software Mainframes are typically used by large companies, public authorities and universities for their data handling tasks. These tasks are typically: File maintenance: This is perhaps the most common use of mainframes. Maintaining records is a huge task for institutions. Records can contain information on sales, credit card status, payroll details, social security details, health records, stock inventory, etc....   [tags: Technology Descriptive Classification] 1046 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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Stock Asset Returns Are Predictable Part 1 - 4. THEORITICAL BACKGROUND Since the originative works of Fama (1965 and 1970), where an efficient market from the informational execution point of view was defined as one where “stock prices ‘fully reflect’ all available information” (Fama 1970) and market efficiency was categorized into three levels: weak-form, semi-strong form and strong-form. First of all, the information set through weak form efficiency, reflects only the historical prices or returns. Second of all, the information set in semi-strong form efficiency, contains information available to all market participants....   [tags: finance, classifications, efficiency] 1969 words
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