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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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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 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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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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The Portrayal of Sexuality in the Media - ... What the media displays is what is accepted by society and what the main audience is. For those who are outside of the norm in society, the media is almost of no use to them. The media is one more way that people who do not fall into the normative to feel excluded from society, this is also supported by Carrera et al. about the category of sexuality when they argue that “Transphobia and homophobia are usually constructed as individual responses of fear, hatred, and disgust, but they are supported by more subtle, underlying heteronormative social process.” (2013) The media is another source in society that sends the message to these outsiders that they do not fit into this society because...   [tags: classification of sexuality] 1814 words
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Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapies - Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapies       When many people hear the word "therapy," they think of something that has caused a problem and has to be fixed. In most cases, that is true. Most people think the problem may be an injury that has to be rehabilitated or an extreme mental problem where the person needs serious help. However, therapy does not always deal with injured or mentally troubled people. Three types of therapy that help a wide range of people with their problems are physical, occupational, and speech therapies....   [tags: Expository Classification Essays]
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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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Prevention of Nitrogen Narcosis - ... To measure depth many people follow whats called “Martini’s Law”. Basically for a scuba diver the scale is as follows: from 20-30m theres mild malfunctioning in performance, from 30-50m begins that phases in which the person becomes overconfident, can’t respond to danger, perceptual narrowing. At 50m hallucinations and lack of proper judgment can occur. 50-70m can cause anxiety to kick in and fear. 70-90m poor reasoning ability and concentration, hard to respond to signals or instructions and extreme mental confusion....   [tags: effects, classification, narcotics] 816 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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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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The Classifications of Clouds - ... The air’s expanding is due to being surrounded by regions of lower pressure. The rate unsaturated air cools is 10°C for every kilometer it rises. The moist-adiabatic lapse rate is the rate at which saturated air cools as it rises. This rate differs from approximately 5°C per kilometer to about 9°C per kilometer. Heat is released when water vapor condenses. Air rising in a cloud fails to cool as fast as rising dry air does due to the condensing water vapor releasing heat into the air. Thus, the dry-adiabatic lapse rate is greater than the moist-adiabatic lapse rate....   [tags: formation, altitude, shape] 731 words
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A Profile of Various Drug Classifications - For many years, medicines and drugs have been developed to treat many different illnesses. Vaccinations have been made to treat wide epidemics, like small pox, and most recently the H1N1 virus. Over-the-counter drugs have been produced to help reduce acid reflux and swelling. Even with these discoveries, there is still more drugs that have yet to be made to treat diseases like cancer and AID’s. When pharmacists study medicine and drugs, it’s important for the scientists to understand how drugs are used to help with the functioning of the body....   [tags: Medicine]
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Text Clustering - The idea of text clustering long preceded the computer age: “Clustering is one of the most primitive mental activities of humans, used to handle the huge amount of information they receive every day” (Theodoridis and Koutroubas, 2003: 398). The act of indexing long used in libraries is an obvious example. Manual clustering was the only type of document clustering possible prior to the computer age. This circumstance may have influenced much clustering work that relied only on immediate intuitive knowledge of the world without making use of quantitative numerical methods....   [tags: Language] 862 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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The Sinking of M/T ERIKA: Erika Casulaty - Based on the review of the CEPM Report released, regarding the sinking of M/T ERIKA. Some miles south of the coast of Brittany, it has been noted that the ship-owner and the ship-manager of the vessel having the responsibility for the maintenance of the ship, relied on the inspection procedure of vessel’s classification society. Moreover, it is evident that vessel’s classification society was not able to effectively monitor the deteriorating structural condition of the vessel. Even though some areas of concern have been identified and inadequate mitigating measures have been taken....   [tags: CEPM report, sinking ship, ship owners]
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History of Taxonomy - History of Taxonomy Taxonomy has a long history, spanning the course of over 2,000 years. It has grown and developed into one of the major branches of biology. Today, it is a universal methodology of grouping organisms according to their characteristics and their evolutionary history. (Source: Modern Biology 337) One of the oldest known systems of classification is that of Aristotle, who lived around 300 B.C. Dichotomies, or polar opposites, were what Aristotle based his division of the complexity of life upon....   [tags: Papers] 838 words
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The Role of Essential Amino Acids, Micronutrients and Antioxidant Status in Alcoholic and Tropical Chronic Pancreatitis - This investigation was undertaken to examine the role of essential amino acids, micronutrients and antioxidant status in alcoholic and tropical chronic pancreatitis and to compare with healthy controls. A further goal is to estimate serum rhodanese, thiocyanate and urinary inorganic sulfate/cratinine ratio as a measure of detoxification of cyanogens. Chronic pancreatitis is an inflammatory disease associated with irreversible exocrine insufficiency, which in due course may cause fibrosis and diabetes mellitus and with significantly increased risk of developing pancreatic cancer....   [tags: Medical Science] 877 words
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Whalen v. J.P. Morgan Chase - Introduction Human Resources (HR) is responsible for monitoring employee job classifications. The framework of the job description and job analysis ensures a company is compliant and compensates employees fairly. Companies have two options for determining how to categorize their workers, based on the Fair Standards Labor Act (FSLA); employers must recognize an employee job classification as an exempt employee or non-exempt employee. The guidelines suggest the nature of the work performed by the employee determines which classification a company selects....   [tags: Overtime Pay Court Case]
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The Lovings v. The State of Virginia - ... The appellants argued that marriage is one of the "basic civil rights of man," fundamental to existence and survival. To deny this fundamental freedom on so unsupportable a basis as the racial classifications embodied in Virginia Code sections 20-58, 20-59, classifications so directly subversive of the principle of equality at the heart of the Fourteenth Amendment, is to deprive all the state's citizens of liberty without due process of law. The Fourteenth Amendment requires that the freedom of choice to marry not be restricted by racial discriminations....   [tags: interracial marriages legislation]
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Potential of Applying the Radial Basis Function - ... A support vector machines (SVMs)-based classifier was also employed for the same problem. The resulting scores derived by visual assessment of the images by expert pathologists were compared with the RBF and SVM classification outcome. Overall, the RBF neural network had a slightly better performance than that of the SVM classifier, but both performed very well, matching to a great percentage the scoring of the experts. There are some erroneous predictions of the algorithm for the regions characterized as “ill” regions (i.e., some bronchia were wrongly classified as fibrotic areas); however, in general, the algorithm worked pretty fine in distinguishing pathologic fromnormal inmost cases...   [tags: neural network, bleomycin, medical images] 631 words
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Managing Human Resources - Managing Human Resources Introduction John Jones and Smith (JJS) is a market research company in Dartford, Kent. Establish in 2000 they are one Britain’s fastest growing market research agencies. Using the most sophisticated analysis techniques the service they provide is both quantitative and qualitative enabling JJS to answer the why and how of an issue and not just the what, where and when. In order for their clients to receive the greatest benefits from their services value is added to the result with interpretation, recommendations, and advice....   [tags: Human Resources Essays] 1737 words
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Drug Abuse - Drug abuse is a widespread problem that makes individual drug users the prime victims. But drugs also affect all of us, wherever we live and whatever we do. Drug abuse can cause serious physical and mental deterioration. The problem can tear apart the family structure and make it hard for learning. Difficulties on the job due to drug abuse make it hard for employers to run their businesses. Stealing form employers or from individuals to get money from for drugs causes pain and economic loss to the victims....   [tags: Illegal Drugs Addiction] 686 words
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Classification of Psychic Experiences - Classification of Psychic Experiences Generally speaking, psychic experiences which deal with receiving information from an outside source, either living or passed on can be classified into the following categories: psychometry, telepathy, clairvoyance, clairaudience, automatic writing and channeling. Two more psychic techniques, assumption and projection, deal with transferring the personality to a remote location. Psychometry is the art of receiving information about someone by touching an object commonly carried by that person such as a key chain or jewelry....   [tags: Classification Essays] 1105 words
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Cynical Classification of Sexual Partners - Cynical Classification of Sexual Partners When any thought of cynicism arises, it conjures an image of bitter thirty something divorcees, single alcoholic fathers, or disillusioned old maids. However, this disease is rampant now among "Gen X'ers", and it is certainly no surprise with the miasma of food, cars, money, drugs, and of course sex that assaults early twenties men and women with the frenetic pace of a moving el-train. Yet there is no better example of the reason for American youths cynicism than the meager choice of sex partners in the nineties....   [tags: Expository Classification Essays] 1226 words
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Classification Essay - The Types of Kids that Make Up My Generation - Classification Essay –The Types of Kids that Make Up My Generation One of the things that has troubled me as of late is my generation. The generation that is referred to is the group of people currently aged 15-21 - whether or not this is a "generation," so to speak, is irrelevant. These people, for the most part, disturb me. It frightens me to know that the people that I've grown up with are going to be leading the country and the world in the decades to come. The overwhelming majority of the kids that I've come in contact with over the past few years are apathetic monsters....   [tags: Classification Essays Teen Teenager] 1157 words
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Classifications of Beer - Classifications of Beer What's more refreshing on a hot summer day than an ice cold beer. How about drinking a cold one with some friends at a local bar after a hard day's work, sounds satisfying doesn't it. Beer has been around for hundreds years and will be around for hundreds more. A beer is any variety of alcoholic beverages produced by the fermentation of starchy material derived from grains or other plant sources....   [tags: Classification Essay] 1332 words
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Classification Essay - PTA Personalities - PTA Personalities Many public institutions rely on the generosity and help of volunteers in order to run smoothly. One of the more important institutions is the school, and one of the most visible volunteers in the school is the PTA volunteer. These volunteers fulfill a necessary role, especially for the elementary schools, by augmenting the work of the principal and teachers with extras that the school ordinarily would not have. The people who do the volunteer work are varied, but the PTA seems to act as a magnet for three types of personalities: the power seeker, the eager beaver, and the dependable worker....   [tags: Classification Essays] 1172 words
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Classification of Water Coolers - There are ten types of water coolers. Though these water coolers would look very similar if they were sitting next to each other, they would also be very different. The Energy Star Cooler While shopping for water coolers for the workplace, I was surprised to learn that a typical unit uses a lot more energy than a full size refrigerator. That is why I specified that the cooler model must have an Energy Star label so it would use much less energy. The Environmental Protection Agency requires that a product meet strict guidelines to achieve an Energy Star label, and the consumer can be assured the unit will offer substantial savings on energy bills while delivering top performance....   [tags: Classification Essays] 1008 words
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Classification of Organisms - Taxonomy is the study of the classification of organisms, it is the organization (separation) of all the known organisms into groups based on their shared features, these groups are then organized into further, larger groups. These groups are all referred to as Taxa (Taxon - singular). The taxa used in taxonomy are: Species, Genus, Family, Order, Class, Phylum and kingdom, each group getting larger going form species to kingdom. Taxa Used in Taxonomy ===================== Species ------- Organisms That are able to interbreed, producing fertile offspring are considered to be of the same species, this taxon can also be divided into subspecies and then...   [tags: Taxonomy Essays] 1170 words
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Scientific Classification in Biology - Scientific Classification in Biology Classification in biology, is the identification, naming, and grouping of organisms into a formal system. The vast numbers of living forms are named and arranged in an orderly manner so that biologists all over the world can be sure they know the exact organism that is being examined and discussed. Groups of organisms must be defined by the selection of important characteristics, or shared traits, that make the members of each group similar to one another and unlike members of other groups....   [tags: Papers Biological Classifying Organisms Essays]
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Text Classification Systems - Currently, there are many classification systems. Broadly speaking, these systems fall into two main categories. These are binary and multiclass systems. Binary classification systems are only concerned with classifying documents into two main categories or groups. Classification systems of this kind are used to distinguish between just two classes of objects. As Maranis and Bebenko (2009) explain, these systems provide Yes/No answer to the question: Does this document belong to class X. In this, such systems can be useful in classifying emails where they are classified whether spam or not, or commercial transactions where they are determined to be fraudulent or not....   [tags: Text Analysis] 1054 words
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Report on Classification Of Business - Report on Classification Of Business Classification of Businesses according to their types of activity: Primary Sector Businesses: The gathering of raw materials, such as fish, oil, or coal from the land or sea or growing using the earth to grow things such as crops or trees Examples: Rio Tinto (Mining), JCI Gold (Mining), Anglo Amer (Mining), BP (Oil and Gas), and Soco International (Oil and Gas). Secondary Sector Businesses: The processing of raw materials into finished goods. Examples of this are food production, computer component manufacture, and car manufacture....   [tags: Business and Management Studies]
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History of the Universal Decimal Classification System - By definition, the Universal Decimal Classification (UDC) is an indexing and retrieval language in the form of a classification for the whole of recorded knowledge, in which subjects are symbolized by a code based on Arabic numerals.[1] The UDC was the brain-child of the two Belgians, Paul Otlet and Henry LaFontaine, who began working on their system in 1889, 15 years after Melvil Dewey established the DDC.[2] Otlet and LaFontaine built their system on the foundation of the DDC with Melvil Dewey’s express permission....   [tags: library librarian UDC organization]
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A Proposed Easy-to-Use Classification of Mandibular Fractures - ... 2. Bilateral in the body and in the condylar process (b-c). 3. Trilateral in the body and in the condylar process (b-b-c). 4. Trilateral in the body and in both condylar processes (b-c-c). 5. Numerous fractures (n). Note: No consent was necessary because we reviewed only the patients' records and no patient personal data was taken. This study approved in accord with IRB standards. Results Records of 2767 fracture lines in 1745 patients, fracture line, mostly were found at the angle of the mandible (31.5%), and then in the condylar process (26.9%)....   [tags: clinics, practical, information, study] 1376 words
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The Anatomical Classification of Organisms to Show Evolutionary Relationships - Classification is the ordering of organisms into categories to show evolutionary relationships. There is much thought and consideration that goes into animal classification, and specifically primate classification. Different primates are observed and are looked at genetically. It is seen as a controversial topic because many believe that chimps and humans belong in the same category because they are very similar. Currently, there are two major classification systems, anatomical classification and hominoid genetic classification....   [tags: Bonobos, Genetic Similarities]
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The Origin, Distribution and Classification of Cultivated Broccoli Varieties - The Origin, Distribution and Classification of Cultivated Broccoli Varieties Of the many different vegetable crops now under cultivation in both the U.S. and abroad, one that has gained increasing importance is that of broccoli. Although it does not constitute a significant portion of most people's diets, it has nevertheless experienced a kind of "revival" in recent years and has become increasingly popular (Schery, 1972; Heywood, 1978). It may even be said that broccoli has emerged from relative obscurity and attained the status of a worthwhile garden vegetable,"(Talbert, 1953)....   [tags: Botany]
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Effective Classification Using Fuzzy Rough Theory - INTRODUCTION Dimension Reduction is the process of converting an n-dimensional space problem to a r-dimensional space problem where r < n. It is one of the important preprocessing steps where descriptions of the input features is high dimensional and only some of the features are relevant or significant with respect to the application. For example, in case of diagnosis of cancer, thousands of genes are collected but only some of them are useful in diagnosing the disease. Thus if other features are present then they may cause reduction in accuracy of diagnosis....   [tags: set theory, advanced mathematics]
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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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The Internet and Ratings of Entertainment Products - Today, there are hundreds of thousands of movies and books and games and music albums available in the market that needs rating. And even though the ratings are always a source that is available for the public to use, it is very easy to get these ratings now verses the 20th century, through the Internet. The Internet allows people to easily get access to these ratings done by websites that use specific procedures that they use every time they rate a movie or a game or music for consistency. By allowing easy access to these specific ratings, people are able to see which content is appropriate for their children as well as the accurate reasons why....   [tags: market, classification]
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Short Answer Questions on Assessments and Treatments of Mental Disorders - ... Include the difference between categorical information and dimensional information and provide an example of each. Before answering the question we need to understand what DSM-5 is it is shortened from Diagnostic and Statistical Manual Of mental Disorders and the five shows how much it has changed over the years. This classification wouldn’t be possible without Emil Krapelin who developed the first modern classification system for abnormal behavior which helped form the first DSM. The DSM-5 list approximately 400 mental disorders each one explains the criteria for diagnosing the disorder and key clinical features and sometimes describes features that are often times not related to the di...   [tags: diagnosis, classification, psychotherapy] 1243 words
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The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders - The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is the comprehensive guide to diagnosing psychological disorders. This manual is published by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and is currently in its fifth revision. Moreover, the manual is utilized by a multitude of mental health care professionals around the world in the process of identifying individuals with disorders and provides a comprehensive list of the various disorders that have been identified. The DSM serves as the essential resource for diagnosis of mental disorders based off of the various signs and symptoms displayed by individuals while also providing a basic reference point for the treatment of the d...   [tags: Cultural Issues, System of Classification]
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Implant Supported Mandibular Overdentures - ... Advanced atrophy of mandibular alveolar ridge would require prosthetic stabilization which can be achieved with bars.22,23 Further, if the arch form is narrow V shaped, it is desirable two place 02 implants with stud attachments or three implants splinted with bar such that there is no compromise in tongue space area.24 Remaining 16 patients sufficed for 2 or 4 implants with Ball and locator attachment due to limited interocclusal space. In these patients, it becomes pertinent for an operator to evaluate the skills....   [tags: implant, complications, classification] 1095 words
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Mentally Disabled Find It Hard to Recover - ... (van Hees, Rotter, and et al 1) It is predicted that MDD will be ranked in second place by 2020. (van Hees, Rotter, and et al 1, Grobler 157) The feature of MDD is period of minimum two weeks of depressed mood , loss of appetite, weight loss, sleeping problems, loss of energy and interests, tiredness, agitation, mental delay, and negative thoughts, such as feeling of hopeless, worthless. (van Hees, Rotter, and et al 1, Grobler 157) van Hees and Rotter mention that the average one-year-prevalence of MDD in European among 18 to 65 years old and about 16.2 to 16.6% of US adult have developed a MDD....   [tags: classification, depression, discrimination] 1287 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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Business Performance Management: Decision Making Process - ... The next phase is the Design phase where we can classify the decisions, set a criteria, formulate a model, predict and measure the outcomes. We can breakdown all the broad categories into several options which can be related to that problem statement to give an appropriate decision. For this case study we can classify the above questions with Motor Carrier Taxation KBS(MCTKBS) as it comprises of over 200 distinct programs and several dozen data sets. To take the decisions for the repeated requests which were made by the legislature MCTKBS gives all the evidences which are related to the tax shifts or imbalances that will occur by the change, what groups will benefit and what groups will...   [tags: choice, classification, criteria] 1144 words
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Gender and Class in Society - ... This meant that enough time was set aside for the children. But the modern lifestyle makes both the parents busy working for the family and earning to meet the needs of life. Children are often left with child minders or nannies. Lifestyles like this may affect the families in a bad way as children may grow unaffectionate to the parents. (O'Connor, Irish Children And Teenagers In A Changing World, 2008) Homosexuality is another way that gender can establish family life. Can same sex couples be effective parents....   [tags: sexual classification, social structure] 1201 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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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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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 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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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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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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Application of International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) in Goal Planning for Low Back Pain Rehabilitation - ICF The WHO (World Health Organization) developed the ICF in order to provide a uniform and standardized language which can be used to describe health related functions and domains at an international level (Stucki and Rauch 2010). The ICF addresses the problems which were faced earlier by the health care professionals regarding the lack of integrity between the human functions and disabilities making it difficult to build up a complete rehabilitation programme and research (Stucki and Rauch 2010)....   [tags: disability, factors, personal, environment] 3179 words
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Case-Based Reasoning for Diagnosing Chronic Disease - Background: Chronic disease is defined as disease that persists over a long condition which progress slowly and generally it can be controlled but not cure. There are types of chronic disease such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, chronic respiratory disease, liver, and diabetes mellitus. CBR is a case-based reasoning solves problems by using or adapting solutions to old problems. The systems of CBR have been used for diverse purposes likely classification, diagnostic, planning, and tutoring in the field of medical....   [tags: classification, research, performance] 1741 words
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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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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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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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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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Clarification of Payscales and Regional Differences - Clarification of Payscales and Regional Differences A world without engineering would be a world without cities, highways, cars, or industry. Engineers play a very important role in our society. They are involved in virtually all fields of industry in one way or another, and create the products and solve the problems that make it possible for everyone to enjoy the day-to-day conveniences Americans take for granted. In America, approximately 2 million people are engineers (College of Engineering, 1998)....   [tags: Engineers Engineering Essays]
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